Lot Number: 117

(Brazil) Panair Do Brasil, F/F from Rio de Janero to Pocos de Caldas, bs 14/1, blue/cream Panair Do Brasil company corner cover franked 1200RS, official red circular flight cachet. Uncommon.

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Date: 1939, Jan 10
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Panair Do Brasil, F/F from Rio de Janero to Pocos de Caldas, bs 14/1, blue/cream Panair Do Brasil company corner cover franked 1200RS, official red circular flight cachet. Uncommon.
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Lot Number: 167

(Canada) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Shediac-Foynes, arrival hs 30/6, official black cachet on front, plain cover, attractive franking, nice array of blue/red airmail etiquettes front and verso. Attrctive item.

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Date: 1939, Jun 24
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Canada

Description: Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Shediac-Foynes, arrival hs 30/6, official black cachet on front, plain cover, attractive franking, nice array of blue/red airmail etiquettes front and verso. Attrctive item.
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Lot Number: 168

(Canada) F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Shediac to Foynes, cachet, bs 28/6, official black flight cachet on front, large violet diamond Ireland arrival cachet verso, Pan Am company cover, 21x10cm, franked 30c.

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Date: 1939, Jun 25
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Shediac to Foynes, cachet, bs 28/6, official black flight cachet on front, large violet diamond Ireland arrival cachet verso, Pan Am company cover, 21x10cm, franked 30c.
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Lot Number: 206

(France) Early World War II censored LATI commercial air cover to Germany, Baade & Baade airmail corner cover, franked 5400R canc Porto Alegre cds, printed "Via (ms) LATI" typed endorsement ", Maubeuge double circle Period 1 "Controle Postal Militaire/Admission WN", sealed Brazil brown/black S.P Censura censor tape with coat of arms, tied by violet Brazil two line "5 Censura/****** Do Sul censor mark verso, blue two line "Retour/A L'Envoyeur" hs on front. Intended for carriage by LATI but was sent, instead, via Transatlantic Clipper to France  where it was censored at Maubeuge on the French-Belgian border, and then returned to sender. Upon the French declaration of war against Germany on 3/9/39 Air France ceased all flights to Germany. So, on reaching Maubeuge, this cover could go no further and was returned to Brazil.  For this reason  Maubeuge mail is much sought after.

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Date: 1939, Sep 16
Est. price: £45.00
Category: France

Description: Early World War II censored LATI commercial air cover to Germany, Baade & Baade airmail corner cover, franked 5400R canc Porto Alegre cds, printed "Via (ms) LATI" typed endorsement ", Maubeuge double circle Period 1 "Controle Postal Militaire/Admission WN", sealed Brazil brown/black S.P Censura censor tape with coat of arms, tied by violet Brazil two line "5 Censura/****** Do Sul censor mark verso, blue two line "Retour/A L'Envoyeur" hs on front. Intended for carriage by LATI but was sent, instead, via Transatlantic Clipper to France where it was censored at Maubeuge on the French-Belgian border, and then returned to sender. Upon the French declaration of war against Germany on 3/9/39 Air France ceased all flights to Germany. So, on reaching Maubeuge, this cover could go no further and was returned to Brazil. For this reason Maubeuge mail is much sought after.
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Lot Number: 253

(GB External) London to San Jose, Costa Rica, bs 16/7, HR Harmer, Bond Street cover correctly rated 9d for 1/2oz surface tpo New York, then OAT to Costa Rica by US airmail service, see Proud p236.

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Date: 1939, Jul 7
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to San Jose, Costa Rica, bs 16/7, HR Harmer, Bond Street cover correctly rated 9d for 1/2oz surface tpo New York, then OAT to Costa Rica by US airmail service, see Proud p236.
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Lot Number: 254

(GB External) Imperial Airways first Northern trans Atlantic flight Southampton to New York, bs 6/8, plain cover franked 1/3d Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 4
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways first Northern trans Atlantic flight Southampton to New York, bs 6/8, plain cover franked 1/3d Image.
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Lot Number: 299

(GB Internal) Scottish Airways, First Regular North Ronaldshay Airmail, Kirkwall to North Ronaldshay, bs 31/7, uncommon Francis Field blue/ivory souvenir cover with imprint of monoplane and "First Regular Airmail/To N Ronaldshay/Monday 31st July, 1939", franked 1 1/2d. Canc 'Kirkwall/11.15am/31 JY/39'.   Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1939, Jul 31
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scottish Airways, First Regular North Ronaldshay Airmail, Kirkwall to North Ronaldshay, bs 31/7, uncommon Francis Field blue/ivory souvenir cover with imprint of monoplane and "First Regular Airmail/To N Ronaldshay/Monday 31st July, 1939", franked 1 1/2d. Canc 'Kirkwall/11.15am/31 JY/39'. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 300

(GB Internal) Scottish Airways, North Ronaldshay Regular Airmail, F/F North Ronaldshay to Kirkwall, no arrival ds, uncommon Francis Field blue/ivory souvenir cover with imprint of monoplane and "First Regular Airmail/To N Ronaldshay/Monday 31st July, 1939", franked 1 1/2d. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1939, Jul 31
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scottish Airways, North Ronaldshay Regular Airmail, F/F North Ronaldshay to Kirkwall, no arrival ds, uncommon Francis Field blue/ivory souvenir cover with imprint of monoplane and "First Regular Airmail/To N Ronaldshay/Monday 31st July, 1939", franked 1 1/2d. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 320

(Gold Coast) Aeromaritime, early World War II uncensored registered (label) airmail to England, Takoradi to Scotland, bs 4/10, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for the new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Takoradi cds, ms "Per French Air Mail",

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Date: 1939, Nov 11
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Aeromaritime, early World War II uncensored registered (label) airmail to England, Takoradi to Scotland, bs 4/10, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for the new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Takoradi cds, ms "Per French Air Mail",
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Lot Number: 321

(Gold Coast) Early World War II censored registered (label) airmail to England, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Asamankese cds, red hexagonal boxed "Passed By Censor/Gold Coast/6" censor mark on front. Flown on Elders AW Takoradi-Lagos service, and OAT by BOAC to destination via Khartoum, Cairo and Southampton. Uncommon origin.

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Date: 1939, Nov 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Early World War II censored registered (label) airmail to England, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Asamankese cds, red hexagonal boxed "Passed By Censor/Gold Coast/6" censor mark on front. Flown on Elders AW Takoradi-Lagos service, and OAT by BOAC to destination via Khartoum, Cairo and Southampton. Uncommon origin.
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Lot Number: 325

(Greece) F/F Athens to Candia (Crete), printed 'EESS Greek Airlines First Flight cover franked 5D, violet boxed flight cachet, b/s, Societie Hellenique de Communications Aeriennes (Greek AL).

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Date: 1939, Apr 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Greece

Description: F/F Athens to Candia (Crete), printed 'EESS Greek Airlines First Flight cover franked 5D, violet boxed flight cachet, b/s, Societie Hellenique de Communications Aeriennes (Greek AL).
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Lot Number: 335

(Hawaii) Inaugural flight of the B314 Honolulu Clipper NC18601, Honolulu to San Francisco and return, souvenir cover, 24x10cm franked 20c, canc Honolulu cds.

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Date: 1939, Mar 15
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Hawaii

Description: Inaugural flight of the B314 Honolulu Clipper NC18601, Honolulu to San Francisco and return, souvenir cover, 24x10cm franked 20c, canc Honolulu cds.
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Lot Number: 439

(Papua and New Guinea) Port Moresby to Sydney, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1917 1d opt set of 6.

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Date: 1939, Mar 3
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Papua and New Guinea

Description: Port Moresby to Sydney, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1917 1d opt set of 6.
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Lot Number: 456

(Portuguese Guinea) Scarce first acceptance of Belgian mail for Portuguese Guinea, carried from Frankfurt-Bathurst , bs 9/6, on the German South America service, then by Elders Colonial Airways on the Bathurst-Conakry-Bolama-Bissau-Freetown service. Registered (label) cover franked 5F air + 1.75F, canc Leuven cds, fine strike magenta "Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Sudamerika" cachet. The Elder's service began on 24/6/38, but proved to be uneconomic and was withdrawn on 15/7/39, see Stroud p561. Listed in Jennekins and Godinas, 1970.

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Date: 1939, Jun 7
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Portuguese Guinea

Description: Scarce first acceptance of Belgian mail for Portuguese Guinea, carried from Frankfurt-Bathurst , bs 9/6, on the German South America service, then by Elders Colonial Airways on the Bathurst-Conakry-Bolama-Bissau-Freetown service. Registered (label) cover franked 5F air + 1.75F, canc Leuven cds, fine strike magenta "Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Sudamerika" cachet. The Elder's service began on 24/6/38, but proved to be uneconomic and was withdrawn on 15/7/39, see Stroud p561. Listed in Jennekins and Godinas, 1970.
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Lot Number: 509

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Lobito, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Lobito, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 510

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg to Mossamedes, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg to Mossamedes, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 525

(South West Africa) Outjo to Windhoek, bs 25/8, new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce.

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Date: 1939, Aug 25
Est. price: £25.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: Outjo to Windhoek, bs 25/8, new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 536

(Sweden) Misionary mail to the Congo, Gavle to Matadi, bs 28/4, via Leopoldville 26/4, plain etiquette cover franked 70 ore, ms 'Par Avion' and '5g'.

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Date: 1939, Apr 04
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Sweden

Description: Misionary mail to the Congo, Gavle to Matadi, bs 28/4, via Leopoldville 26/4, plain etiquette cover franked 70 ore, ms 'Par Avion' and '5g'.
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