Lot Number: 226

(GB External) World War II, London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, cover embossed 'Stanley Gibbons/London' on flap, franked 1/3d, typed 'First British War Time/Service to Lisbon', airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1940, May 31
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB External

Description: World War II, London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, cover embossed 'Stanley Gibbons/London' on flap, franked 1/3d, typed 'First British War Time/Service to Lisbon', airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 604

(Ephemera) Imperial Airways, rare baggage label, c1939, black/yellow, 12x13cm, issued for the Atlantic Route. One of the last labels issued by Imperial Airways before it became part of BOAC on the outbreak of WW II, on September 3, 1939.

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Date: Vignettes, etiquettes, labels
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Imperial Airways, rare baggage label, c1939, black/yellow, 12x13cm, issued for the Atlantic Route. One of the last labels issued by Imperial Airways before it became part of BOAC on the outbreak of WW II, on September 3, 1939.
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Lot Number: 563

(Ephemera) City o Alexandria, G-EBVG, Short Calcutta Cass flying boat, moored on the Thames with Houses of Parliament in the background. Original BOAC B&W photograph, 14x9cm, unused.

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Date: Photographs
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: City o Alexandria, G-EBVG, Short Calcutta Cass flying boat, moored on the Thames with Houses of Parliament in the background. Original BOAC B&W photograph, 14x9cm, unused.
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Lot Number: 564

(Ephemera) City of Jodhpur, DH 66, G-ABCP, ex Western Australian Airways, crashed Salisbury, S Rhodesia  Nov 1935. Original  BOAC B&W photograph.14x9cm.

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Date: Photographs
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: City of Jodhpur, DH 66, G-ABCP, ex Western Australian Airways, crashed Salisbury, S Rhodesia Nov 1935. Original BOAC B&W photograph.14x9cm.
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Lot Number: 428

(Sierra Leone) BOAC, censored WWII airmail cover and original enclosure, Freetown to Dartmouth, Jun 30 arrival postmark on front, correctly rated 1/3d, ms 'By Air Mail', Sierra Leone violet octagonal mark with crown and censor number, remarkable fast 13 day transit for wartime. On 16/4/44 BOAC took over from RAF Transport Command for the operation of the UK-Lagos service. The enclosure, which must be read, mentions not only the 6d civilian air letter scheme, but also the new 1/3 airmail stamp for Sierra Leone. Scarce item.

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Date: 1944, Jun 22
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Sierra Leone

Description: BOAC, censored WWII airmail cover and original enclosure, Freetown to Dartmouth, Jun 30 arrival postmark on front, correctly rated 1/3d, ms 'By Air Mail', Sierra Leone violet octagonal mark with crown and censor number, remarkable fast 13 day transit for wartime. On 16/4/44 BOAC took over from RAF Transport Command for the operation of the UK-Lagos service. The enclosure, which must be read, mentions not only the 6d civilian air letter scheme, but also the new 1/3 airmail stamp for Sierra Leone. Scarce item.
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Lot Number: 411

(Portugal) First return flight of the new regular BOAC England-Portugal Air Service which connected with the Pan Am Lisbon-New York service, Lisbon to London, bs oval Stanley Gibbons hs with ms 14th June 1940 arrival confirmation, airmail cover franked $3.50 canc Lisbon dr. cds. Scarce item in fine condition.

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Date: 1940, Jun 4
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Portugal

Description: First return flight of the new regular BOAC England-Portugal Air Service which connected with the Pan Am Lisbon-New York service, Lisbon to London, bs oval Stanley Gibbons hs with ms 14th June 1940 arrival confirmation, airmail cover franked $3.50 canc Lisbon dr. cds. Scarce item in fine condition.
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