Lot Number: 47

(Australia) Return of the first Imperial Airways experimental flight England-Australia, Sydney to London, correctly rated 1/11d, no arrival ds (applied to registered mail only, souvenir "All The Way" cover with IAW winged logo and route details, ANA/Qantas/Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1934, Apr 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: Return of the first Imperial Airways experimental flight England-Australia, Sydney to London, correctly rated 1/11d, no arrival ds (applied to registered mail only, souvenir "All The Way" cover with IAW winged logo and route details, ANA/Qantas/Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 48

(Australia) Return of the second Imperial Airways experimental flight, Sydney to London, correctly rated 1/11d inc SG 123, no arrival ds (applied to registered mail only, souvenir "All The Way" cover with IAW winged logo and route details, ANA/Qantas/Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1934, Apr 21
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: Return of the second Imperial Airways experimental flight, Sydney to London, correctly rated 1/11d inc SG 123, no arrival ds (applied to registered mail only, souvenir "All The Way" cover with IAW winged logo and route details, ANA/Qantas/Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 49

(Australia) First official airmail, Australia-Papua & New Guinea, Sydney to Lae, bs 26/7, and first return, uncommon red/cream souvenir "Per VH-UXX Faith In Australia"cover franked Australia 8d  inc 6d air (SG 139) and New Guinea8d inc 6d 'Air Mail' opt for return to Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, violet circular "Australia/Papua and New Guinea" cachet on front and purple hexagonal "Papua/Australia", signed by CPT Ulm.

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Date: 1934, Jul 23
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: First official airmail, Australia-Papua & New Guinea, Sydney to Lae, bs 26/7, and first return, uncommon red/cream souvenir "Per VH-UXX Faith In Australia"cover franked Australia 8d inc 6d air (SG 139) and New Guinea8d inc 6d 'Air Mail' opt for return to Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, violet circular "Australia/Papua and New Guinea" cachet on front and purple hexagonal "Papua/Australia", signed by CPT Ulm.
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Lot Number: 50

(Australia) Sydney to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, flown  Austalia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", Australia and New Guinea cachets, franked Australia SG 5d 'OS' x2 and 1/2 'OS' x2, and  NG 6d air Mail opts and 5 (SG 169, 170 cat £37 used), latter canc 30/7 for return, Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, registered (label) cover.

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Date: 1934, Jul 24
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: Sydney to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, flown Austalia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", Australia and New Guinea cachets, franked Australia SG 5d 'OS' x2 and 1/2 'OS' x2, and NG 6d air Mail opts and 5 (SG 169, 170 cat £37 used), latter canc 30/7 for return, Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, registered (label) cover.
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Lot Number: 51

(Australia) Scarcer double rated airmail cover, Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney to Singapore, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, franked 1/6d (2x  1/2oz rate of 9d, see Wingent p130). Forwarded to Liverpool, UK, by surface.

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Date: 1934, Dec 3
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Australia

Description: Scarcer double rated airmail cover, Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney to Singapore, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, franked 1/6d (2x 1/2oz rate of 9d, see Wingent p130). Forwarded to Liverpool, UK, by surface.
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Lot Number: 52

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Africa, Kew to Moshi, Tanganyika, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Moshi on IAW flight ASS 199, This  service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Africa, Kew to Moshi, Tanganyika, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Moshi on IAW flight ASS 199, This service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa.
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Lot Number: 53

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Sudan, Kew to Wadi Halfa, bs 23/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked  1d, 3d Kookaburra and 1/6d, canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Kosti on IAW flight ASS 199, This  service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Sudan, Kew to Wadi Halfa, bs 23/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1d, 3d Kookaburra and 1/6d, canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Kosti on IAW flight ASS 199, This service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 54

(Australia) Scarce first acceptance of mail for the Belgian Congo from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Elisabethville, bs, via Cairo, 22/12, and Broken Hill 26/12,  blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 3/2d inc pair 1/6d.  Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, Darwin-Cairo by IAW IW 298, Cairo-Broken Hill by IAW AS199, and Broken Hill-E'villle by the Aero Club of Katanga. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £185.00
Category: Australia

Description: Scarce first acceptance of mail for the Belgian Congo from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Elisabethville, bs, via Cairo, 22/12, and Broken Hill 26/12, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 3/2d inc pair 1/6d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, Darwin-Cairo by IAW IW 298, Cairo-Broken Hill by IAW AS199, and Broken Hill-E'villle by the Aero Club of Katanga. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.
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Lot Number: 55

(Australia) Rare first acceptance of mail for India, Cloncurry to Cawnpore 18/12, via Calcutta 17/12, for carriage on first return of the Singapore-Australia extension of the Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir red/white/blue 'Kangaroo' company cover, correctly rated 1/2d (see Wingent p130)

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Date: 1934, Dec 10
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Australia

Description: Rare first acceptance of mail for India, Cloncurry to Cawnpore 18/12, via Calcutta 17/12, for carriage on first return of the Singapore-Australia extension of the Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir red/white/blue 'Kangaroo' company cover, correctly rated 1/2d (see Wingent p130)
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Lot Number: 56

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for South Africa, Normanton to Entebbe, bs 9/1/35 8am, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir red/white/blue 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 2/3d inc 1931 KS 6d x4, canc Brisbane/Airmail cds 7/12, ms 'Australia-Egyp-S.Africa' and a framed 'Par Avion/Jusqua (ms) Cairo' which is overstamped by an Australia framed 'Forwarded By Air' cachet. Correctly rated 2/3d for carriage all the way to Uganda by the Australia-UK service to Cairo 22/12 and the (London)-Cairo-Cape Town surface to Entebbe (see Wingent p130). Additionally there is an Entebbe 11 Jan 
11.30am and a Kampala 11 Jan 4.30pm cds. Most likely the Jusqua caused confusion at Cairo which delayed OAT until flight AS 202. A fascinating item with great routing and definitely one for the exhibit. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 11
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for South Africa, Normanton to Entebbe, bs 9/1/35 8am, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir red/white/blue 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 2/3d inc 1931 KS 6d x4, canc Brisbane/Airmail cds 7/12, ms 'Australia-Egyp-S.Africa' and a framed 'Par Avion/Jusqua (ms) Cairo' which is overstamped by an Australia framed 'Forwarded By Air' cachet. Correctly rated 2/3d for carriage all the way to Uganda by the Australia-UK service to Cairo 22/12 and the (London)-Cairo-Cape Town surface to Entebbe (see Wingent p130). Additionally there is an Entebbe 11 Jan 11.30am and a Kampala 11 Jan 4.30pm cds. Most likely the Jusqua caused confusion at Cairo which delayed OAT until flight AS 202. A fascinating item with great routing and definitely one for the exhibit. Image.
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Lot Number: 57

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Africa, Sydney to Dodoma, Tanganyika, bs 25/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Dodoma on IAW flight ASS 199, This  service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa.

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Date: 1934, Dec 12
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Africa, Sydney to Dodoma, Tanganyika, bs 25/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Dodoma on IAW flight ASS 199, This service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa.
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Lot Number: 58

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for South West Africa, Kew to Windhoek, bs 28/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 6d brown,  1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used) canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds, black framed 'Par Avio/Jusqu'a.(ms) J'burg'. Carried from Cairo to Jo'burg on IAW flight ASS 199, This  service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 12
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for South West Africa, Kew to Windhoek, bs 28/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 6d brown, 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used) canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds, black framed 'Par Avio/Jusqu'a.(ms) J'burg'. Carried from Cairo to Jo'burg on IAW flight ASS 199, This service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 59

(Australia) Camooweal to Brisbane leg of the first regular England-Australia  service, bs 21/12, special envelope franked 5d, Qantas Airways.

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Date: 1934, Dec 18
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: Camooweal to Brisbane leg of the first regular England-Australia service, bs 21/12, special envelope franked 5d, Qantas Airways.
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Lot Number: 77

(Basutoland) Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, card franked KGV 4d, 1d tied South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival f Royal Train at  Maseru also Maseru cds,  carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.

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Date: 1934, Mar 1
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, card franked KGV 4d, 1d tied South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival f Royal Train at Maseru also Maseru cds, carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.
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Lot Number: 78

(Basutoland) Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, cover franked KGV 1d,2d,3d, 4d, tied by South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival of Royal Train at  Maseru also Maseru cds,  carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.

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Date: 1934, Mar 1
Est. price: £130.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, cover franked KGV 1d,2d,3d, 4d, tied by South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival of Royal Train at Maseru also Maseru cds, carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.
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Lot Number: 79

(Basutoland) Scarce first incoming mail to Basutoland, bs 10/3, carried on the RANA F/F Nyasaland (Blantyre) to Southern Rhodesia (Salisbury), the by surface mail to Maseru. Unclaimed and returned to sender 6/4/1934.

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Scarce first incoming mail to Basutoland, bs 10/3, carried on the RANA F/F Nyasaland (Blantyre) to Southern Rhodesia (Salisbury), the by surface mail to Maseru. Unclaimed and returned to sender 6/4/1934.
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Lot Number: 80

(Basutoland) Maseru to Australia, bs Sydney 21/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways  African service to Cairo, to connect with the first extension of the IIA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-, 6d and 2d, canc Maseru 3 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 3
Est. price: £175.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Maseru to Australia, bs Sydney 21/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways African service to Cairo, to connect with the first extension of the IIA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-, 6d and 2d, canc Maseru 3 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 166

(Canada) F/F Edmonton to Fort McMurray, bs, printed souvenir cover, black/yellow grey company stamp CL52 verso, Canadian Airways Ltd

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Date: 1934, Jul 19
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Edmonton to Fort McMurray, bs, printed souvenir cover, black/yellow grey company stamp CL52 verso, Canadian Airways Ltd
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Lot Number: 193

(Egypt) Imperial Airways flown cover, Cairo to Athens, franked International Aviation Congress set of 5, plain Lambros cover, grey blue label, first issued in Dec 1933 to advertise the airmail service, applied on receipt by Greek PO, and tied by maroon Athens airmail received biplane cachet, also tied pale blue/white etiquette. A few faint tone spts mostly verso. See image.

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Date: 1934, Jan 10
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Imperial Airways flown cover, Cairo to Athens, franked International Aviation Congress set of 5, plain Lambros cover, grey blue label, first issued in Dec 1933 to advertise the airmail service, applied on receipt by Greek PO, and tied by maroon Athens airmail received biplane cachet, also tied pale blue/white etiquette. A few faint tone spts mostly verso. See image.
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Lot Number: 237

(GB External) FDI KGV photogravure 1d, Birmingham to Johannesburg, plain cover franked FDI 1d + additional 1/2d, canc Birmingham/24 Sep cds, typed 'By Air B'ham-London and airmail etiquette both cancelled by red doble bar Jusqu'a applied in London. Flown B'ham-Londn, then surface. An explanatory note from Francis J Field on his headed notepaper accompanies this item. An unusual item in fine condition, a nice one for the exhibit.

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Date: 1934, Sep 24
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: FDI KGV photogravure 1d, Birmingham to Johannesburg, plain cover franked FDI 1d + additional 1/2d, canc Birmingham/24 Sep cds, typed 'By Air B'ham-London and airmail etiquette both cancelled by red doble bar Jusqu'a applied in London. Flown B'ham-Londn, then surface. An explanatory note from Francis J Field on his headed notepaper accompanies this item. An unusual item in fine condition, a nice one for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 238

(GB External) F/F London to Brisbane, bs 21/12, carried on the extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, rated 1/3d, red/white/blue official Imperial Airways/Qantas cover.

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Date: 1934, Dec 8
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Brisbane, bs 21/12, carried on the extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, rated 1/3d, red/white/blue official Imperial Airways/Qantas cover.
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Lot Number: 239

(GB External) London to Cloncurry, bs 20/12, carried on F/F extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, red/white/blue souvenir Imperial Airways/Qantas cover addressed to Wheatcroft and correctly rated 1/3d, canc nice strikes x3 Croydon Aerodrome cds. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Cloncurry, bs 20/12, carried on F/F extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, red/white/blue souvenir Imperial Airways/Qantas cover addressed to Wheatcroft and correctly rated 1/3d, canc nice strikes x3 Croydon Aerodrome cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 268

(GB Internal) Inauguration of the fifth GB Internal Airmail Service, Liverpool to Castle Bromwich, for the British Industries Fair, POA Birmingham 20/2/34, three line "Speke to BIF" and two line " Midland & Scottish Air Ferries Ltd" cachets.  Midland & Scottish Air Ferries Ltd. Mail carried for two days only. Image.

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Date: 1934, Feb 20
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration of the fifth GB Internal Airmail Service, Liverpool to Castle Bromwich, for the British Industries Fair, POA Birmingham 20/2/34, three line "Speke to BIF" and two line " Midland & Scottish Air Ferries Ltd" cachets. Midland & Scottish Air Ferries Ltd. Mail carried for two days only. Image.
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Lot Number: 269

(GB Internal) Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, First Day souvenir cover sent to Paris, bs 8/5,  franked 1/2d canc special Exhibition postmark, yellow Apex cachet, purple perforated Apex vignette verso.

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Date: 1934, May 7
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, First Day souvenir cover sent to Paris, bs 8/5, franked 1/2d canc special Exhibition postmark, yellow Apex cachet, purple perforated Apex vignette verso.
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Lot Number: 270

(GB Internal) London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, souvenir postcard depicting the Paris Matin Pigeon Post, postmarked 7th May 1934 special Expo cancellation, brown vignette, yellow Apex cachet, sent by air to Iraq.

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Date: 1934, May 7
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, souvenir postcard depicting the Paris Matin Pigeon Post, postmarked 7th May 1934 special Expo cancellation, brown vignette, yellow Apex cachet, sent by air to Iraq.
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Lot Number: 271

(GB Internal) London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, souvenir postcard postmarked 7th May 1934 special Expo cancellation tying blue/white 'Par Avion' etiquette, purple vignette, yellow Apex cachet, and Apex publicity label, sent by air to Iraq. Verso real photo reproduction of balloon message used by a relief expedition with the hope of reaching Sir John Franklin in the arctic in 1850.

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Date: 1934, May 7
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, souvenir postcard postmarked 7th May 1934 special Expo cancellation tying blue/white 'Par Avion' etiquette, purple vignette, yellow Apex cachet, and Apex publicity label, sent by air to Iraq. Verso real photo reproduction of balloon message used by a relief expedition with the hope of reaching Sir John Franklin in the arctic in 1850.
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Lot Number: 272

(GB Internal) Apex International Air Post Exhibition, special souvenir PPC with drawing of  autogiro, black imprint Exhibition vignette and blue "By Autogiro" label, flown by autogyro from Windsor to London, then posted at the Exhibition Post Office, franked 1 1/2d canc official Exhibition postmark 8 May 34, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet, and large "By Autogiro/Over the Route/of the First UK/Aerial Post 1911/Windsor London". Few faint non invasive tone spots lower rh corner -do not detract, see scan.

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Date: 1934, May 8
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, special souvenir PPC with drawing of autogiro, black imprint Exhibition vignette and blue "By Autogiro" label, flown by autogyro from Windsor to London, then posted at the Exhibition Post Office, franked 1 1/2d canc official Exhibition postmark 8 May 34, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet, and large "By Autogiro/Over the Route/of the First UK/Aerial Post 1911/Windsor London". Few faint non invasive tone spots lower rh corner -do not detract, see scan.
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Lot Number: 273

(GB Internal) APEX London 1934, unused souvenir PPC for the Autogiro flight of 8th May. Also B&W photograph of the Autogiro aircraft G-ACWR taken at Shoreham Airport, 26th Aug 1936. Image.

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Date: 1934, May 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: APEX London 1934, unused souvenir PPC for the Autogiro flight of 8th May. Also B&W photograph of the Autogiro aircraft G-ACWR taken at Shoreham Airport, 26th Aug 1936. Image.
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Lot Number: 274

(GB Internal) Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, cover printed Grosvenor Hotel London on flap, franked 1 1/2d, canc special Exhibition winged 11 May 34 postmark, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet.

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Date: 1934, May 11
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, cover printed Grosvenor Hotel London on flap, franked 1 1/2d, canc special Exhibition winged 11 May 34 postmark, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet.
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Lot Number: 275

(GB Internal) Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, PC, franked 1 1/2d canc official Exhibition postmark, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet, one red and one blue Apex vignette on front.

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Date: 1934, May 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, PC, franked 1 1/2d canc official Exhibition postmark, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet, one red and one blue Apex vignette on front.
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Lot Number: 276

(GB Internal) Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Inverness , black/ivory company envelope printed specially for this flight showing plane in flight with two diagonal white lines across design and 'First Airmail to the Orkney Islands/Highland Airways Ltd, Inverness' and red/green/black imperforate vignette, franked 1 1/2d, canc Kirkwall/1.30pm/29 My 34 cds. Only 100 company covers with the special vignette were carried on this flight, which also meets Redgrave's criteria for a flown cover, see p43.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Inverness , black/ivory company envelope printed specially for this flight showing plane in flight with two diagonal white lines across design and 'First Airmail to the Orkney Islands/Highland Airways Ltd, Inverness' and red/green/black imperforate vignette, franked 1 1/2d, canc Kirkwall/1.30pm/29 My 34 cds. Only 100 company covers with the special vignette were carried on this flight, which also meets Redgrave's criteria for a flown cover, see p43.
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Lot Number: 277

(GB Internal) Highland Airways, F/F Inverness to Orkney, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, pink/black/green 1st vignette. "Covers bearing the vignette are considerably scarcer" see Redgrove, p43. Image.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, F/F Inverness to Orkney, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, pink/black/green 1st vignette. "Covers bearing the vignette are considerably scarcer" see Redgrove, p43. Image.
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Lot Number: 278

(GB Internal) Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, good strike Kirkwall/12.15pm/29 MY/1934. Image.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, good strike Kirkwall/12.15pm/29 MY/1934. Image.
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Lot Number: 279

(GB Internal) Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, franked 1 1/2d, canc Stromness 7.45am/29 MY/1934. Image.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, franked 1 1/2d, canc Stromness 7.45am/29 MY/1934. Image.
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Lot Number: 280

(GB Internal) Scarce Leonard's envelope, produced specifically for the first Highland Airways Orkney-Inverness air mail, and flown on the first day of this service from Kirkwall to Inverness and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, fine strike Kirkwall/11.15am/29 MY/1934, in fine condition with Francis Field authentication hs verso. Printed by the Orkney Herald Printing Press for Leonards Stores, Kirkwall, and sold for 1/2d each. Nice item. Image.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scarce Leonard's envelope, produced specifically for the first Highland Airways Orkney-Inverness air mail, and flown on the first day of this service from Kirkwall to Inverness and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, fine strike Kirkwall/11.15am/29 MY/1934, in fine condition with Francis Field authentication hs verso. Printed by the Orkney Herald Printing Press for Leonards Stores, Kirkwall, and sold for 1/2d each. Nice item. Image.
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Lot Number: 281

(GB Internal) RAS F/F flown Bristol to Birmingham, bs 21/8, officia cover franked 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £6.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: RAS F/F flown Bristol to Birmingham, bs 21/8, officia cover franked 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 282

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, postcard flown from Liverpool to Cowes, bs 24/9, franked FDI GV 1d photogravure stamp. Cards are uncommon.

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Date: 1934, Sep 24
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, postcard flown from Liverpool to Cowes, bs 24/9, franked FDI GV 1d photogravure stamp. Cards are uncommon.
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Lot Number: 283

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, F/F New Contract, Liverpool to Glasgow, Philatelic Magazine cover, franked 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1934, Nov 1
Est. price: £7.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, F/F New Contract, Liverpool to Glasgow, Philatelic Magazine cover, franked 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 284

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, new timetable Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/9.15pm 31 Oct 1034. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Ireland, and the first time that RAS carried mail between Belfast and Liverpool see Redgrove p71. A discerning addition to an RAS collection.

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Date: 1934, Nov 1
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, new timetable Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/9.15pm 31 Oct 1034. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Ireland, and the first time that RAS carried mail between Belfast and Liverpool see Redgrove p71. A discerning addition to an RAS collection.
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Lot Number: 285

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, last dispatch of the current Railway Air Services contract with the Post Office, Glasgow 6am Liverpool 1/12 ,arrival ds on front ds, uncommon Business Reply Envelope (No Postage Needed).

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Date: 1934, Nov 30
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, last dispatch of the current Railway Air Services contract with the Post Office, Glasgow 6am Liverpool 1/12 ,arrival ds on front ds, uncommon Business Reply Envelope (No Postage Needed).
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Lot Number: 286

(GB Internal) Highland Airways F/F Wick to Kirkwall, three line arrival confirmation date stamp and departure post mark both tying special red/blue vignette, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Wick cds. Most unusual for vignette to be cancelled by depart and arrival marks. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways F/F Wick to Kirkwall, three line arrival confirmation date stamp and departure post mark both tying special red/blue vignette, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Wick cds. Most unusual for vignette to be cancelled by depart and arrival marks. Image.
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Lot Number: 287

(GB Internal) Highland Airways, F/F tenth GB Inland Airmail Service Inverness-Wick-Kirkwall, Wick to Kirkwall bs '12.45pm/1 Dec/ 1934' cds, Cross cover franked 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, F/F tenth GB Inland Airmail Service Inverness-Wick-Kirkwall, Wick to Kirkwall bs '12.45pm/1 Dec/ 1934' cds, Cross cover franked 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 288

(GB Internal) Highland Airways, first southbound mail from Wick, red/green/cream Type ii 'John O'Groat Journal/First Air Mail from Wick/Order Your Christmas Number Now' cover, addressed to Glasgow, franked 1 1/2d, canc 'Wick/Caithness/ 30 NO 34'. A scarce item but it has a non invasive  2cm trianguler piece missing from the middle of the front top edge. See image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 01
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, first southbound mail from Wick, red/green/cream Type ii 'John O'Groat Journal/First Air Mail from Wick/Order Your Christmas Number Now' cover, addressed to Glasgow, franked 1 1/2d, canc 'Wick/Caithness/ 30 NO 34'. A scarce item but it has a non invasive 2cm trianguler piece missing from the middle of the front top edge. See image.
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Lot Number: 289

(GB Internal) Hillman Airways, Ninth Inland Airmail Service, London-Liverpool-Belfast-Glasgow, London to Liverpool, 8pm 1 Dec 34 arrival cds on front, violet "Liverpool Airport Traffic Control" arrival cachet. Blue/cream Davis souvenir cover. This cover was sent to the GPO London and arrived there at 4am Dec 1st and was not stamped. So the PO marked it with a red "London/1 1/2d {AID/30 Nov 34" cds instead. A nice item for the exhibit in fine condition.

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Date: 1934, Dec 01
Est. price: £55.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Hillman Airways, Ninth Inland Airmail Service, London-Liverpool-Belfast-Glasgow, London to Liverpool, 8pm 1 Dec 34 arrival cds on front, violet "Liverpool Airport Traffic Control" arrival cachet. Blue/cream Davis souvenir cover. This cover was sent to the GPO London and arrived there at 4am Dec 1st and was not stamped. So the PO marked it with a red "London/1 1/2d {AID/30 Nov 34" cds instead. A nice item for the exhibit in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 290

(GB Internal) Scarce 'Orcadian' Caithness envelope,Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Wick, bs,  rare grey/brick red 'Orcadian' Caithness envelope, franked 1 1/2d tying airmail etiquette. See Redgrove p49. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scarce 'Orcadian' Caithness envelope,Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Wick, bs, rare grey/brick red 'Orcadian' Caithness envelope, franked 1 1/2d tying airmail etiquette. See Redgrove p49. Image.
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Lot Number: 380

(Malaya) Imperial Airways, Kuala Lumpur to London via Penang, F/F new accelerated timetable, flight IW 263, scarce 'Speedbird' souvenir cover printed 'Kuala Lumpur /and Penang /to London', franked Malay 40c - the first inclusive air mail rate in lieu of air fee and surface rate. See Wingent, p116.

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Date: 1934, Apr 14
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Malaya

Description: Imperial Airways, Kuala Lumpur to London via Penang, F/F new accelerated timetable, flight IW 263, scarce 'Speedbird' souvenir cover printed 'Kuala Lumpur /and Penang /to London', franked Malay 40c - the first inclusive air mail rate in lieu of air fee and surface rate. See Wingent, p116.
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Lot Number: 390

(Netherlands) KLM F/F 7th GB Inland Airmail Service, Amsterdam-Hull, plain cover franked 17 1/2c, canc Amsterdam type 1 cds,  dark blue/white 37AA/3730 airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1934, Jun 01
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: KLM F/F 7th GB Inland Airmail Service, Amsterdam-Hull, plain cover franked 17 1/2c, canc Amsterdam type 1 cds, dark blue/white 37AA/3730 airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 391

(Netherlands) KLM F/F 7th GB Inland Airmail Service, Rotterdam-Liverpool, bs 2/6, cover franked 7 1/2c, canc Amsterdam type 1 cds, tied dark blue/white 37AA/3730 airmail etiquette. However, at this time, mail was only carried as far as Hull, so the cover was returned to Luchthaven Schipol with a black two line "Contrary To Regulations" hs. Nice exhibit item.

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Date: 1934, Jun 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: KLM F/F 7th GB Inland Airmail Service, Rotterdam-Liverpool, bs 2/6, cover franked 7 1/2c, canc Amsterdam type 1 cds, tied dark blue/white 37AA/3730 airmail etiquette. However, at this time, mail was only carried as far as Hull, so the cover was returned to Luchthaven Schipol with a black two line "Contrary To Regulations" hs. Nice exhibit item.
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Lot Number: 392

(Netherlands ) MacRobertson Air Race, Holland to Sydney, bs 26/10, special stamp, oval red race cachet, large violet oval DR KLM cachet verso, souvenir company cover, flown by Parmentier and Moll. KLM entry.

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Date: 1934, Oct 20
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: MacRobertson Air Race, Holland to Sydney, bs 26/10, special stamp, oval red race cachet, large violet oval DR KLM cachet verso, souvenir company cover, flown by Parmentier and Moll. KLM entry.
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Lot Number: 393

(Netherlands) Snip' Christmas flight Netherlands to Curacao, specially printed souvenir mixed frank cover franked franked with Netherland stamps inc special stamp Sc.203, postmarked Amsterdam December 12, 1934, red 'domed' 15/12 depart cachet on front, and violet 'domed' Curacao 22/12 arrival cachet verso. Also a 15c Curacao stamp canc 4/1/35 fr return to UK..The Fokker F.18 “Snip” was piloted by J.J. Hondong. The route was Amsterdam-Marseilles-Alicante-Casablanca-Porto Praia- Paramaribo-La Guaira and finally Curacao.

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Date: 1934, Dec 15
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Snip' Christmas flight Netherlands to Curacao, specially printed souvenir mixed frank cover franked franked with Netherland stamps inc special stamp Sc.203, postmarked Amsterdam December 12, 1934, red 'domed' 15/12 depart cachet on front, and violet 'domed' Curacao 22/12 arrival cachet verso. Also a 15c Curacao stamp canc 4/1/35 fr return to UK..The Fokker F.18 “Snip” was piloted by J.J. Hondong. The route was Amsterdam-Marseilles-Alicante-Casablanca-Porto Praia- Paramaribo-La Guaira and finally Curacao.
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