Lot Number: 521

(South West Africa) SWA/Imperial Airways, fist acceptance of mail for Germany, Windhoek to Hamburg, red 'Mit Luftpost/befeordert/Hamburg-Fuhlsbuttell/Flughafen' receiver, for carriage on SWA F/F Windhoek to Kimberley and Imperial Airways F/F Cape Town to London services, plain cover franked SA 4d/ SWA x3 , canc special Windhoek-Kimberley cachet cds, small circular Windhoek/26.1.32/Air Mail cds, green blue/black airmail etiquette. An attractive double F/F cover in fine condition. Ironed vertical crease, does not detract.

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Date: 1932, Jan 26
Est. price: £25.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA/Imperial Airways, fist acceptance of mail for Germany, Windhoek to Hamburg, red 'Mit Luftpost/befeordert/Hamburg-Fuhlsbuttell/Flughafen' receiver, for carriage on SWA F/F Windhoek to Kimberley and Imperial Airways F/F Cape Town to London services, plain cover franked SA 4d/ SWA x3 , canc special Windhoek-Kimberley cachet cds, small circular Windhoek/26.1.32/Air Mail cds, green blue/black airmail etiquette. An attractive double F/F cover in fine condition. Ironed vertical crease, does not detract.
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Lot Number: 491

(Ship to Shore) German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Liechtenstein acceptance for the Europa to New York service, plain cover franked 1933 Liechtenstein Golden Eagle 10 and 20c, canc Triesenberg 24.VIII.35, red 'Deutscher Schleuderflug/8.9.35/D Europa-New York' flight confirmation cachet. Typed 'vom Damfer Bremen 24.8.35 - missed this flight and carried on the next W-E service. Only 19 flown, cat 1000USD, Graue and Leder. Rare item in fine condition.

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Date: 1935, Sep 8
Est. price: £175.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Liechtenstein acceptance for the Europa to New York service, plain cover franked 1933 Liechtenstein Golden Eagle 10 and 20c, canc Triesenberg 24.VIII.35, red 'Deutscher Schleuderflug/8.9.35/D Europa-New York' flight confirmation cachet. Typed 'vom Damfer Bremen 24.8.35 - missed this flight and carried on the next W-E service. Only 19 flown, cat 1000USD, Graue and Leder. Rare item in fine condition.
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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: 406

(New Zealand) First New Zealand acceptance via Adelaide-Perth and Karachi-London services, Timaru to Cairo, bs 8/8, correctly rated 8d (see Walker p25), typed endorsement "Via By Karachi-London Air Mail Service"/"First Day of New Zealands/Connection with the Karachi-London/Air Mail Service/1st July, 1930", plain cover, special black/pale blue etiquette. The July 1st date of postage suggests internal carriage by Adelaide-Perth service and is, thus, likely to be one of only 10 flown, see Walker p26. 
Superb item.

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Date: 1930, Jul 1
Est. price: £200.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First New Zealand acceptance via Adelaide-Perth and Karachi-London services, Timaru to Cairo, bs 8/8, correctly rated 8d (see Walker p25), typed endorsement "Via By Karachi-London Air Mail Service"/"First Day of New Zealands/Connection with the Karachi-London/Air Mail Service/1st July, 1930", plain cover, special black/pale blue etiquette. The July 1st date of postage suggests internal carriage by Adelaide-Perth service and is, thus, likely to be one of only 10 flown, see Walker p26. Superb item.
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Lot Number: 407

(New Zealand) First New Zealand acceptance for Chicago, US, bs 14/12, for carriage on the F/F Danneverke to Masterton, bs16/3, airmail etiquette cover franked 10d, red boxed " F/F Danneverke-Wellington.........' flight cachet, air in NZ and USA. Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 16
Est. price: £30.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First New Zealand acceptance for Chicago, US, bs 14/12, for carriage on the F/F Danneverke to Masterton, bs16/3, airmail etiquette cover franked 10d, red boxed " F/F Danneverke-Wellington.........' flight cachet, air in NZ and USA. Image.
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Lot Number: 410

(New Zealand) Auckland to Salisbury, S. Rhodesia bs 6/8, first New Zealand acceptance for the Cairo-Cape route, airmail etiquette cover franked 10d, violet boxed "New Zealand- Africa/First Official Air Mail/from Auckland 30th June 1932/by India-Egypt, Egypt-South Africa/Air Services" cachet, Imperial Airways, scare. Few light tone spots, see image..

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Date: 1932, Jun 28
Est. price: £70.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Auckland to Salisbury, S. Rhodesia bs 6/8, first New Zealand acceptance for the Cairo-Cape route, airmail etiquette cover franked 10d, violet boxed "New Zealand- Africa/First Official Air Mail/from Auckland 30th June 1932/by India-Egypt, Egypt-South Africa/Air Services" cachet, Imperial Airways, scare. Few light tone spots, see image..
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Lot Number: 412

(New Zealand) First NZ acceptance from Wellington for Mbeya 18/8 via Cairo 13/8, via the Wellington dispatch for the Imperial Airways African service, green New Zealand-Africa cachet applied at Wellington, franked 11d. Covers from the Wellington dispatch are much scarcer, see Walker, p129.

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Date: 1932, Jul 15
Est. price: £75.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First NZ acceptance from Wellington for Mbeya 18/8 via Cairo 13/8, via the Wellington dispatch for the Imperial Airways African service, green New Zealand-Africa cachet applied at Wellington, franked 11d. Covers from the Wellington dispatch are much scarcer, see Walker, p129.
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Lot Number: 411

(New Zealand) First NZ acceptance from Christchurch for Nairobi bs 17/8 via Cairo 13/8, via the Wellington dispatch for the Imperial Airways African service, blue New Zealand-Africa cachet applied at Wellington, franked 11d. Covers from the Wellington dispatch are much scarcer, see Walker, p129.

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Date: 1932, Jul 15
Est. price: £75.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First NZ acceptance from Christchurch for Nairobi bs 17/8 via Cairo 13/8, via the Wellington dispatch for the Imperial Airways African service, blue New Zealand-Africa cachet applied at Wellington, franked 11d. Covers from the Wellington dispatch are much scarcer, see Walker, p129.
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Lot Number: 420

(New Zealand) First acceptance of airmail for Morocco, bs Ville-Nouvelle 17/4 for carriage on the F/F Dunedin to Palmerston North, bs 16/3, brown/cream souvenir cover depicting DH flying over Maori totem, franked 3d air + 1 1/2d. Uncommon destination..

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Date: 1936, Mar 16
Est. price: £25.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First acceptance of airmail for Morocco, bs Ville-Nouvelle 17/4 for carriage on the F/F Dunedin to Palmerston North, bs 16/3, brown/cream souvenir cover depicting DH flying over Maori totem, franked 3d air + 1 1/2d. Uncommon destination..
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Lot Number: 364

(Ireland) First Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum-Kisumu, Dublin to Kisumu, bs 31/3,plain PC franked 2 1/2d x2 and 3d, canc Baile Atha Claith cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arran ged to/operate from London, March 10/1927 but abandoned owing to/breakdown of Hydroplane on/Lake Victoria", black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Francis Field hs verso. Scarce item in fine condition. Newall 27.10b, rated 320 units.

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Date: 1927, Mar 08
Est. price: £280.00
Category: Ireland

Description: First Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum-Kisumu, Dublin to Kisumu, bs 31/3,plain PC franked 2 1/2d x2 and 3d, canc Baile Atha Claith cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arran ged to/operate from London, March 10/1927 but abandoned owing to/breakdown of Hydroplane on/Lake Victoria", black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Francis Field hs verso. Scarce item in fine condition. Newall 27.10b, rated 320 units.
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Lot Number: 319

(Gold Coast) F/F Gold Coast to Nigeria and first acceptance of Gold Coast mail for England,  Accra to London, flown feeder service Accra to Lagos by Elders Airways and on to London by Imperial Airways, purple "First Flight Regular Airmail Service Gold Coast Nigeria Service" cachet, typed 'Via Khartoum', no b/s, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 6d, canc Accra cds.

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Date: 1937, Oct 9
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: F/F Gold Coast to Nigeria and first acceptance of Gold Coast mail for England, Accra to London, flown feeder service Accra to Lagos by Elders Airways and on to London by Imperial Airways, purple "First Flight Regular Airmail Service Gold Coast Nigeria Service" cachet, typed 'Via Khartoum', no b/s, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 6d, canc Accra cds.
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Lot Number: 216

(GB External) First UK acceptance for 1st Gladstone flight, addressed to 'His Honour Justice Guthrie Smith', franked 7 1/2d canc London Foreign Section 10/3 cds to Kampala, arrival ds 4/4, via Kisumu 31/3, bears red circular cachet for "Keyna-Sudan Air Mail" verso. The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field. Newall (p89), 280 units. Few closed non invasive top edge tears, see image..

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Date: 1927, Mar 10
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for 1st Gladstone flight, addressed to 'His Honour Justice Guthrie Smith', franked 7 1/2d canc London Foreign Section 10/3 cds to Kampala, arrival ds 4/4, via Kisumu 31/3, bears red circular cachet for "Keyna-Sudan Air Mail" verso. The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field. Newall (p89), 280 units. Few closed non invasive top edge tears, see image..
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Lot Number: 214

(GB External) First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Kisumu-Jinja, London to Jinja 4/4 via Kisumu 31/3, printed Aero Field' cover franked 11 1/2d, canc London cds cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arranged to/operate from London, March 10/1927 but abandoned owing to/breakdown of Hydroplane on/Lake Victoria", black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Francis Field hs verso. Scarce item in fine condition. Newall 27.10b, rated 280 units.

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Date: 1927, Mar 9
Est. price: £225.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Kisumu-Jinja, London to Jinja 4/4 via Kisumu 31/3, printed Aero Field' cover franked 11 1/2d, canc London cds cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arranged to/operate from London, March 10/1927 but abandoned owing to/breakdown of Hydroplane on/Lake Victoria", black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Francis Field hs verso. Scarce item in fine condition. Newall 27.10b, rated 280 units.
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Lot Number: 213

(GB External) First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Jinja 5/4 via Kisumu, bs 31/3, plain cover franked 7 1/2d,  red 'Kenya-Sudan/MR 31 27/Air Mail' hs verso, black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair, 'Undelivered For Reason Stated' and 'Unknown' hs's. Returned by surface to sender with various routing marks.The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field.

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Date: 1927, Mar 9
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Jinja 5/4 via Kisumu, bs 31/3, plain cover franked 7 1/2d, red 'Kenya-Sudan/MR 31 27/Air Mail' hs verso, black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair, 'Undelivered For Reason Stated' and 'Unknown' hs's. Returned by surface to sender with various routing marks.The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field.
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Lot Number: 225

(GB External) England to Siam, first acceptance of British mail for KLM service to the Dutch East Indies and Siam, Bugle, Cornwall to Bangok, bs 2/10,  registered (label) cover franked 1/4 1/2d (eight stamps inc six controls) canc Bugle cds with uncommon 'Registered/23 SP 30/St Austell, Cornwall, verso, ms 'First Flight London - Amsterdam-Bangkok'. Great example in fine condition with good routing. Image.

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Date: 1930, Sep 23
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: England to Siam, first acceptance of British mail for KLM service to the Dutch East Indies and Siam, Bugle, Cornwall to Bangok, bs 2/10, registered (label) cover franked 1/4 1/2d (eight stamps inc six controls) canc Bugle cds with uncommon 'Registered/23 SP 30/St Austell, Cornwall, verso, ms 'First Flight London - Amsterdam-Bangkok'. Great example in fine condition with good routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 205

(France) GB acceptance for F/F Paris-Marseille Sans Surtax, bs Nice, Air France/Air Blue.

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Date: 1938, Feb 16
Est. price: £8.00
Category: France

Description: GB acceptance for F/F Paris-Marseille Sans Surtax, bs Nice, Air France/Air Blue.
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Lot Number: 153

(Canada) Canada first acceptance for the Virgin Islands for carriage on the FAM 6 F/F Miami to Paramibo, bs 22/9, plain cover franked 12c Canada stamp canc Montreal 17/9 cds, large violet framed San Juan-Paramibo flight cachet, red/white blue airmail etiquette. Flown by Lindbergh and Musik from Miami to San Juan. Mrs Lindbergh and Mr & Mrs Trippe were also passengers on this flight.Most unusual that this cover was not reworked in Miami or San Juan. A scarce acceptance in fine condition.

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Date: 1929, Sep 17
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Canada

Description: Canada first acceptance for the Virgin Islands for carriage on the FAM 6 F/F Miami to Paramibo, bs 22/9, plain cover franked 12c Canada stamp canc Montreal 17/9 cds, large violet framed San Juan-Paramibo flight cachet, red/white blue airmail etiquette. Flown by Lindbergh and Musik from Miami to San Juan. Mrs Lindbergh and Mr & Mrs Trippe were also passengers on this flight.Most unusual that this cover was not reworked in Miami or San Juan. A scarce acceptance in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 102

(Belgium) Belgium acceptance for French Congo, Brussels to Brazzaville, bs 6/11, for carriage on the Air Afrique  F/F Alger-Gao-Zinder-Bangui-Brazzaville service, Van Reet cover franked 3F35, red triangular flight cachet, blue/black bilingual airmail etiquette. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

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Date: 1938, Nov 2
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium acceptance for French Congo, Brussels to Brazzaville, bs 6/11, for carriage on the Air Afrique F/F Alger-Gao-Zinder-Bangui-Brazzaville service, Van Reet cover franked 3F35, red triangular flight cachet, blue/black bilingual airmail etiquette. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.
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Lot Number: 101

(Belgium) Belgium acceptance for French Sudan, Brussels to Mopti, bs 22/2, for carriage on the Air Afrique  F/F Alger-Gao-Bamako, reg (label) cover franked 6F50, black six line flight cachet, blue/black bilingual airmail etiquette.       Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

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Date: 1938, Feb 18
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium acceptance for French Sudan, Brussels to Mopti, bs 22/2, for carriage on the Air Afrique F/F Alger-Gao-Bamako, reg (label) cover franked 6F50, black six line flight cachet, blue/black bilingual airmail etiquette. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.
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Lot Number: 82

(Bechuanaland) First acceptance of mail for Malaya from Bechuanaland for carriage on the inaugural Imperial Airways Rangoon-Singapore extension, Lobatsi to Alor Star, 21/12, via Cairo, blue/orange/cream Robertson cover franked 1912 Bechuanaland Protectorate opt on GB 1/- and 1933 Bechuanaland 1/-, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 33 cds, large blue straight line "By Imperial Airways Only" hs. Carried by IAW AN144 from Cape own to Cairo, and IAW IE 246 from Cairo-Singapore. Some rear flap damage, not visible from front, see scan. A truly RARE item.

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Date: 1933, Dec 1
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: First acceptance of mail for Malaya from Bechuanaland for carriage on the inaugural Imperial Airways Rangoon-Singapore extension, Lobatsi to Alor Star, 21/12, via Cairo, blue/orange/cream Robertson cover franked 1912 Bechuanaland Protectorate opt on GB 1/- and 1933 Bechuanaland 1/-, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 33 cds, large blue straight line "By Imperial Airways Only" hs. Carried by IAW AN144 from Cape own to Cairo, and IAW IE 246 from Cairo-Singapore. Some rear flap damage, not visible from front, see scan. A truly RARE item.
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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