Lot Number: 57

(Collection) Worldwide 32 first flights (1950-66), nice postmarks and cachets, good to fine, including 1950 Solent Flying Boat Wellington-Sydney, Beirut-New York, 1952 First Direct Airmail Great Britain-Falkland Islands,1953 Pan Am Singapore-Saigon, Christchurch Air Race Amsterdam-Christchurch NZ some light toning, 1957 scarce 20th anniversary first passenger flight Bermuda-New York, Alger-Burdeau, 1959 BOAC Comet 4 London-Tokyo 1955 Caicos Islands-Perth, Quito-New York, 1960 Comet 4 Athens-Beirut, 1963 Jesselton-Kuala Lumpur, Oskar Bider Langenbruck-Zurich ,Luanda-Lisbon, 1964 first scheduled Air Service Gilbert and Ellice Islands, 1969 
very scarce Eastern Airlines first flight Kingston Jamaica-New York, 
believed only 15th flown, and several others. Good lot, no duplication. Images.

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Est. price: £150.00
Category: Collection

Description: Worldwide 32 first flights (1950-66), nice postmarks and cachets, good to fine, including 1950 Solent Flying Boat Wellington-Sydney, Beirut-New York, 1952 First Direct Airmail Great Britain-Falkland Islands,1953 Pan Am Singapore-Saigon, Christchurch Air Race Amsterdam-Christchurch NZ some light toning, 1957 scarce 20th anniversary first passenger flight Bermuda-New York, Alger-Burdeau, 1959 BOAC Comet 4 London-Tokyo 1955 Caicos Islands-Perth, Quito-New York, 1960 Comet 4 Athens-Beirut, 1963 Jesselton-Kuala Lumpur, Oskar Bider Langenbruck-Zurich ,Luanda-Lisbon, 1964 first scheduled Air Service Gilbert and Ellice Islands, 1969 very scarce Eastern Airlines first flight Kingston Jamaica-New York, believed only 15th flown, and several others. Good lot, no duplication. Images.
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Lot Number: 12

(Collection) BOAC miscellany of 32 first flights, 1950-1970 , from the following worldwide services including  London-Lima, London-Nandi, Polar Flight, South Pacific, London-Mexico City, Comet 1, Britannia, Rolls-Royce 707 and London-Tokyo, and several others . All fine, light duplication. Images.

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Est. price: £60.00
Category: Collection

Description: BOAC miscellany of 32 first flights, 1950-1970 , from the following worldwide services including London-Lima, London-Nandi, Polar Flight, South Pacific, London-Mexico City, Comet 1, Britannia, Rolls-Royce 707 and London-Tokyo, and several others . All fine, light duplication. Images.
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Lot Number: 11

(Collection) BOAC Britannia, collection of 16 first flights, 1957 /1960, including  outward flights from Great Britain to USA, Aden, Australia, Venezuela and Mauritius, and inward flights from Venezuela, India, South Africa, Australia, Pakistan, Sudan, Columbia, USA, Mauritius, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Sudan and Turkey. All fine, no duplication. Images..

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Est. price: £35.00
Category: Collection

Description: BOAC Britannia, collection of 16 first flights, 1957 /1960, including outward flights from Great Britain to USA, Aden, Australia, Venezuela and Mauritius, and inward flights from Venezuela, India, South Africa, Australia, Pakistan, Sudan, Columbia, USA, Mauritius, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Sudan and Turkey. All fine, no duplication. Images..
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Lot Number: 13

(Collection) BOAC superb collection of 19 reproduction colour PPCs, all unused, no duplication. Image.

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Est. price: £20.00
Category: Collection

Description: BOAC superb collection of 19 reproduction colour PPCs, all unused, no duplication. Image.
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Lot Number: 594

(Ephemera) BOAC Stratocruiser brochure coloured brochure showing superb cut out of the accommodation and layout of the new BOACC double deck Stratocruiser Speedbird,  published 1949, 52 x 22 cm folded x6. Image

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Date: Timetables, brochures
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: BOAC Stratocruiser brochure coloured brochure showing superb cut out of the accommodation and layout of the new BOACC double deck Stratocruiser Speedbird, published 1949, 52 x 22 cm folded x6. Image
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Lot Number: 534

(Ephemera) BOAC, a magnificent coloured World air route map/poster, 70x52 cm with original folds published in 1949, showing main and subsidiary routes for the North Atlantic and South Atlantic Western Hemisphere services and likewise for the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean Eastern Hemisphere services. Produced in association with Qantas Empire Airways, South African Airways, and Tasman Empire Airways. Image.

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Date: Other collateral items
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: BOAC, a magnificent coloured World air route map/poster, 70x52 cm with original folds published in 1949, showing main and subsidiary routes for the North Atlantic and South Atlantic Western Hemisphere services and likewise for the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean Eastern Hemisphere services. Produced in association with Qantas Empire Airways, South African Airways, and Tasman Empire Airways. Image.
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Lot Number: 533

(Ephemera) BOAC passenger ticket and baggage check, Calcutta-Bombay-London July 1955, also Valentines original unused colour PPC of de Havilland Comet. Image.

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Date: Other collateral items
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: BOAC passenger ticket and baggage check, Calcutta-Bombay-London July 1955, also Valentines original unused colour PPC of de Havilland Comet. Image.
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Lot Number: 526

(Ephemera) Aden Airways, scarce miscellany including 1966 Aden Airways company cover with corner cachet and Aden metre cancellation sent to Canada; Aden Airways Ltd passenger ticket and baggage check from Asmara to Aden and return January 1953; baggage strap tag and an overnight baggage tag; and coloured 1953 colour PPC showing BOAC Hermטs Speedbird in flight sent from Asmara to England, scarce lot.  Images 2.

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Date: Other collateral items
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Aden Airways, scarce miscellany including 1966 Aden Airways company cover with corner cachet and Aden metre cancellation sent to Canada; Aden Airways Ltd passenger ticket and baggage check from Asmara to Aden and return January 1953; baggage strap tag and an overnight baggage tag; and coloured 1953 colour PPC showing BOAC Hermטs Speedbird in flight sent from Asmara to England, scarce lot. Images 2.
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Lot Number: 581

(Ephemera) Imperial Airways, original B&W photocard showing luxurious interior of the lying boat Scylla, unused.
Imperial Airways used the Scylla for scheduled flights from London to Paris and other European cities. Two aircraft were built, Scylla (G-ACJJ) and Syrinx (G-ACJK). Both served with the airline until its merger into BOAC in 1939 and both were taken out of service the following year.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Imperial Airways, original B&W photocard showing luxurious interior of the lying boat Scylla, unused. Imperial Airways used the Scylla for scheduled flights from London to Paris and other European cities. Two aircraft were built, Scylla (G-ACJJ) and Syrinx (G-ACJK). Both served with the airline until its merger into BOAC in 1939 and both were taken out of service the following year.
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Lot Number: 606

(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: 547

(Ephemera) City of Alexandria, G-EBVG, Short Calcutta C class 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 of Alexandria, G-EBVG, Short Calcutta C class 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: 399

(Recovered Interrupted Mail) Crash of BOAC Boeing 707 at Heathrow, en route from London to Australia, 9d air letter addressed to South Australia, some top edge charring. Also included is the original typewritten note, in fine condition, sent from the Postmaster-General's Department, Adelaide which says "The enclosed letter addressed to you was amongst the salvaged mail .........................................". Ni680408d. Exhibit item.

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Date: 1968, Apr 8
Est. price: £120.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: Crash of BOAC Boeing 707 at Heathrow, en route from London to Australia, 9d air letter addressed to South Australia, some top edge charring. Also included is the original typewritten note, in fine condition, sent from the Postmaster-General's Department, Adelaide which says "The enclosed letter addressed to you was amongst the salvaged mail .........................................". Ni680408d. Exhibit item.
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Lot Number: 395

(Philippines) Double rate uncensored wartime airmail,  'air all the way by air' Pan Am trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, Manila to London, bs 30/11, via Honolulu 1/11 and New York 15/11, imprint etiquette airmail cover correctly rated 3 Pesos 58c (2x P1.72 + registration fee), violet framed 'Registered/Postal Stationary No 1 Manila/Philippines/Oct 23 1940' postmark front and verso, purple 'Air-Mail PAA Clipper' hand stamp. Flown by the two ocean clipper service to the UK, flown Pan Am 14 Manila to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, Pan Am FAM18  trans Atlantic service to Lisbon, then BOAC/KLM to London. Great routing, see Image.

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Date: 1940, Oct 23
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Philippines

Description: Double rate uncensored wartime airmail, 'air all the way by air' Pan Am trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, Manila to London, bs 30/11, via Honolulu 1/11 and New York 15/11, imprint etiquette airmail cover correctly rated 3 Pesos 58c (2x P1.72 + registration fee), violet framed 'Registered/Postal Stationary No 1 Manila/Philippines/Oct 23 1940' postmark front and verso, purple 'Air-Mail PAA Clipper' hand stamp. Flown by the two ocean clipper service to the UK, flown Pan Am 14 Manila to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon, then BOAC/KLM to London. Great routing, see Image.
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Lot Number: 388

(Palestine) World War II triple censored cover, Bat Yam, Palestine to Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia, bs 9/2, via Tel Aviv 29/1, and Salisbury 8/2, registered (label) imprint etiquette cover franked 75ml canc Bat Yam cds, ms 'Written in German', sealed Palestine red/white PC22 censor tape tied by violet Palestine five line censor mark verso and violet triangular 'Passed By Censor/11/S. Rhodesia' censor mark on front, also black Egyptian censor mark on front.,  Correctly rated 65c + 15c reg for carriage by BOAC, MISR or Sabena, see Boyle p551. An uncommon origin/destination with great routing. Image.

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Date: 1942, Jan 28
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Palestine

Description: World War II triple censored cover, Bat Yam, Palestine to Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia, bs 9/2, via Tel Aviv 29/1, and Salisbury 8/2, registered (label) imprint etiquette cover franked 75ml canc Bat Yam cds, ms 'Written in German', sealed Palestine red/white PC22 censor tape tied by violet Palestine five line censor mark verso and violet triangular 'Passed By Censor/11/S. Rhodesia' censor mark on front, also black Egyptian censor mark on front., Correctly rated 65c + 15c reg for carriage by BOAC, MISR or Sabena, see Boyle p551. An uncommon origin/destination with great routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 389

(Palestine) WWII censored  high franking trans Africa/ two ocean cover Tel Aviv to London, 18 May 1944 arrival hs on front, via Miami 25/4 and New York 27/4, registered (label) airmail cover, franked  420ml, canc Tel Aviv oval ds, ms 'Written in Yiddish', sealed B&W Palestine OBE  KK/38147 censor tape tied by violet framed Palestine censor mark. Carried .BOAC/Sabena to Lagos, Pan Am to Miami 25/4, censored en route at Bermuda where sealed PC90 OBE 3085 censor tape, US internal air service to New York 27/4, Pan Am FAM 18  to Lisbon, BOAC/KLM to London..A great WWII item with superb routing.

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Date: 1944, Mar 27
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Palestine

Description: WWII censored high franking trans Africa/ two ocean cover Tel Aviv to London, 18 May 1944 arrival hs on front, via Miami 25/4 and New York 27/4, registered (label) airmail cover, franked 420ml, canc Tel Aviv oval ds, ms 'Written in Yiddish', sealed B&W Palestine OBE KK/38147 censor tape tied by violet framed Palestine censor mark. Carried .BOAC/Sabena to Lagos, Pan Am to Miami 25/4, censored en route at Bermuda where sealed PC90 OBE 3085 censor tape, US internal air service to New York 27/4, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, BOAC/KLM to London..A great WWII item with superb routing.
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Lot Number: 371

(New Zealand) Trans Pacific air all the way from New Zealand to England, World War II censored commercial cover from Auckland to London, franked 2/- x3 and 1 1/2d x2, etiquette, sealed black/white NZ censor tape tied by blue "Passed By Censor NZ/22" censor mark. Correctly for 6/3d 'All Air' Pan Am FAM19 Auckland to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, BOAC/KLM to London. A short lived rate from 20 Jul 1940 to 9 Sept 1940. See Boyle p 877. A truly scarce WWII item in fine condition. Image,

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Date: 1940, Aug 28
Est. price: £175.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Trans Pacific air all the way from New Zealand to England, World War II censored commercial cover from Auckland to London, franked 2/- x3 and 1 1/2d x2, etiquette, sealed black/white NZ censor tape tied by blue "Passed By Censor NZ/22" censor mark. Correctly for 6/3d 'All Air' Pan Am FAM19 Auckland to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, BOAC/KLM to London. A short lived rate from 20 Jul 1940 to 9 Sept 1940. See Boyle p 877. A truly scarce WWII item in fine condition. Image,
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Lot Number: 365

(Netherlands East Indies) 
WWII censored air all the way 'Two Ocean' airmail,  Batavia to London, via Honolulu 26/8 and New York 29/8, registered (label) imprint etiquette cover, franked 1G 15c, red 'Censureed/5' NEI censor mark on front. Flown KNLIM to Manila, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US internal air to New York, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, BOAC/KLM to London. A well documented WWII item in fine example of KNILM/PAA "two ocean" mail service via Manila; suspended after Pearl Harbour in Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.

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Date: 1941, Aug 15
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: WWII censored air all the way 'Two Ocean' airmail, Batavia to London, via Honolulu 26/8 and New York 29/8, registered (label) imprint etiquette cover, franked 1G 15c, red 'Censureed/5' NEI censor mark on front. Flown KNLIM to Manila, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US internal air to New York, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, BOAC/KLM to London. A well documented WWII item in fine example of KNILM/PAA "two ocean" mail service via Manila; suspended after Pearl Harbour in Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.
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Lot Number: 330

(Iraq) WWII high frank censored  'All The Way By Air' Trans Pacific airmail cover from the Basrah Petroleum Company Ltd to New York, bs 28/8, via Honolulu 23/8, registered (label) cover, 21x10 cm, franked 65 fls on front and 320 fls verso, canc Basrah cds, ms 'Trans Pacific/A ir Mail', two wax company seals, sealed with ? India brown/red 'Passed By Examiner' with small red 'lion and unicorn' hs. Wartime censored mail from Iraq is uncommon, particularly Trans Pacific.  Posted at the time of the Anglo-Iraq war when British forces were protecting UK oil interests. Likely flown BOAC to Singapore, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, and US internal air service to New York. A scarce item with great routing. Image.

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Date: 1941, Jul 22
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Iraq

Description: WWII high frank censored 'All The Way By Air' Trans Pacific airmail cover from the Basrah Petroleum Company Ltd to New York, bs 28/8, via Honolulu 23/8, registered (label) cover, 21x10 cm, franked 65 fls on front and 320 fls verso, canc Basrah cds, ms 'Trans Pacific/A ir Mail', two wax company seals, sealed with ? India brown/red 'Passed By Examiner' with small red 'lion and unicorn' hs. Wartime censored mail from Iraq is uncommon, particularly Trans Pacific. Posted at the time of the Anglo-Iraq war when British forces were protecting UK oil interests. Likely flown BOAC to Singapore, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, and US internal air service to New York. A scarce item with great routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 326

(India) BOAC, Bombay to Inhambane, bs 317, imprint etiquette airmail commercial corner cover franked 11a 6p, carried flying boat Cariolanus from Karachi-Alexandria, and FB Caledonia from Alexandria-Mozambique. See Wingent. Image.

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Date: 1939, Jul 22
Est. price: £25.00
Category: India

Description: BOAC, Bombay to Inhambane, bs 317, imprint etiquette airmail commercial corner cover franked 11a 6p, carried flying boat Cariolanus from Karachi-Alexandria, and FB Caledonia from Alexandria-Mozambique. See Wingent. Image.
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Lot Number: 291

(Gold Coast) American Air mail Service, F/F Gold Coast to England via the all air Pan Am FAM 22 West Africa-Brazil-Miami-Lagos-Bathurst service, Accra to Manchester, plain etiquette cover, correctly rated 5/6d for Gold Coast-UK mail, fine strike violet three line "First Flight/Regular Air Mail Service/GOLD COAST-USA" flight cachet, red hexagonal PBC/5/Gold Coast censor mark. Carried by Pan Am 'all the way', first E-W on the new FAM 22 service, then W-E to Lisbon on FAM 18, then BOAC/KLM to London. Crossed the Atlantic twice by air, service discontinued in March 1942. Super wartime item. Image.

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Date: 1941, Dec 23
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: American Air mail Service, F/F Gold Coast to England via the all air Pan Am FAM 22 West Africa-Brazil-Miami-Lagos-Bathurst service, Accra to Manchester, plain etiquette cover, correctly rated 5/6d for Gold Coast-UK mail, fine strike violet three line "First Flight/Regular Air Mail Service/GOLD COAST-USA" flight cachet, red hexagonal PBC/5/Gold Coast censor mark. Carried by Pan Am 'all the way', first E-W on the new FAM 22 service, then W-E to Lisbon on FAM 18, then BOAC/KLM to London. Crossed the Atlantic twice by air, service discontinued in March 1942. Super wartime item. Image.
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Lot Number: 237

(GB External) WWII uncensored air mail, England to Australia "All the Way By Air" via the United States,, Sunderland to Sydney, plain cover sent from RAF officer On Active Service, franked KGVI 4/6d (KGVI 2/6d + 1/- x2), ms 'Clipper Air Mail/Via North Atlantic /andTrans Pacific'. Correctly rated for carriage by air by BOAC/KLM to Lisbon, Pan Am FAM 18 to New York, US domestic airline to San Francisco, Pan Am FAM 14 to Auckland and TEAL to Australia. A scarce item in fine condition.

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Date: 1941, Jul 9
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB External

Description: WWII uncensored air mail, England to Australia "All the Way By Air" via the United States,, Sunderland to Sydney, plain cover sent from RAF officer On Active Service, franked KGVI 4/6d (KGVI 2/6d + 1/- x2), ms 'Clipper Air Mail/Via North Atlantic /andTrans Pacific'. Correctly rated for carriage by air by BOAC/KLM to Lisbon, Pan Am FAM 18 to New York, US domestic airline to San Francisco, Pan Am FAM 14 to Auckland and TEAL to Australia. A scarce item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 238

(GB External) World War II censored airmail cover, flown all the way from London to Calcutta, bs 31/1/42, airmail etiquette cover, franked 5 x 1/-,  canc Cardigan 2 DEC cds, ms "Via North Atlantic. Trans Pacific Route',  sealed India OBC brown/red crown censor tape tied by crown in triangle censor mark. Correctly rated  5/-  at 'The Two Ocean' rate, for carriage all the way by air by BOAC/KLM to Lisbon, FAM 18 to New York, US internal airline to San Francisco, FAM 14 to Hong Kong then OAT to India.  Until May 22, 1941 the only airmail route to India was by sea to South Africa, then onward transmission by air.  A great item, full of history.

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Date: 1941, Dec 2
Est. price: £225.00
Category: GB External

Description: World War II censored airmail cover, flown all the way from London to Calcutta, bs 31/1/42, airmail etiquette cover, franked 5 x 1/-, canc Cardigan 2 DEC cds, ms "Via North Atlantic. Trans Pacific Route', sealed India OBC brown/red crown censor tape tied by crown in triangle censor mark. Correctly rated 5/- at 'The Two Ocean' rate, for carriage all the way by air by BOAC/KLM to Lisbon, FAM 18 to New York, US internal airline to San Francisco, FAM 14 to Hong Kong then OAT to India. Until May 22, 1941 the only airmail route to India was by sea to South Africa, then onward transmission by air. A great item, full of history.
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Lot Number: 245

(GB External) BOAC First Stratocruiser service to New York, fine red New York/Dec 8 1949 arrival cds, official souvenir cover franked 1/- containing introductory letter from BOAC management on official Speedbird notepaper.

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Date: 1949, Dec 6
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: BOAC First Stratocruiser service to New York, fine red New York/Dec 8 1949 arrival cds, official souvenir cover franked 1/- containing introductory letter from BOAC management on official Speedbird notepaper.
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Lot Number: 235

(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: 159

(Egypt) WWII censored 'all the way by air', Cairo to Ontario, Canada, District Director of Postal Services/London Ont/Jul 30 1941 circular arrival ds on front, red/blue imprint etiquette cover franked 117 ml, canc Cairo cds, typed 'written in English', black Egyptian censor mark. Correctly rated 117 mls for carriage by air from Cairo to Sydney via KLM or BOAC, by air via TEAL to Auckland, by air to USA via Pan Am FAM 19, and by internal air service to Ontario. Super item in fine condition.

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Date: 1941, May 30
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Egypt

Description: WWII censored 'all the way by air', Cairo to Ontario, Canada, District Director of Postal Services/London Ont/Jul 30 1941 circular arrival ds on front, red/blue imprint etiquette cover franked 117 ml, canc Cairo cds, typed 'written in English', black Egyptian censor mark. Correctly rated 117 mls for carriage by air from Cairo to Sydney via KLM or BOAC, by air via TEAL to Auckland, by air to USA via Pan Am FAM 19, and by internal air service to Ontario. Super item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 86

(Australia) The last dispatch of airmail for carriage on the 'air all the way' trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service to England before the attack on Pearl Harbour, Melbourne to London, Solihull 23/1/42 arrival ds tying Melbourne postmark and airmail etiquette. Cover franked 5/- robes and 5d x2, ms 'Via Clipper Mail', sealed red/white Australian 3 OBC censor tape tied by violet triangular 'Passed By/Censor/269 hs. Correctly rated 5/10d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon, then BOAC/KLM to London. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th, 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An item of considerable aerophilatelic and military significance. Image.

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Date: 1941, Dec 6
Est. price: £250.00
Category: Australia

Description: The last dispatch of airmail for carriage on the 'air all the way' trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service to England before the attack on Pearl Harbour, Melbourne to London, Solihull 23/1/42 arrival ds tying Melbourne postmark and airmail etiquette. Cover franked 5/- robes and 5d x2, ms 'Via Clipper Mail', sealed red/white Australian 3 OBC censor tape tied by violet triangular 'Passed By/Censor/269 hs. Correctly rated 5/10d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon, then BOAC/KLM to London. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th, 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An item of considerable aerophilatelic and military significance. Image.
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Lot Number: 85

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/- robes, 5d x2, canc Sydney 13/2/1941 cds, typed 'Via New Zealand', violet 'California/Clipper' hand stamp, sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet diamond 'Passed By/Censor/S 296' hs. Correctly rated 5/10d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon, then BOAC/KLM to London. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th, 1940 and the closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails. Image.

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Date: 1941, Feb 13
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/- robes, 5d x2, canc Sydney 13/2/1941 cds, typed 'Via New Zealand', violet 'California/Clipper' hand stamp, sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet diamond 'Passed By/Censor/S 296' hs. Correctly rated 5/10d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon, then BOAC/KLM to London. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th, 1940 and the closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails. Image.
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Lot Number: 419

(Singapore) WWI censored airmail, Indian Section Base Office No 4, Singapore to UK, airmail etiquette cover franked 55c, correctly rated for the BOAC Singapore-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) route, fine strikes purple triangular Base PO 'Passed By Censor No 3465' censor marks front and verso.

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Date: 1941, Jun 5
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWI censored airmail, Indian Section Base Office No 4, Singapore to UK, airmail etiquette cover franked 55c, correctly rated for the BOAC Singapore-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) route, fine strikes purple triangular Base PO 'Passed By Censor No 3465' censor marks front and verso.
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Lot Number: 412

(Singapore) WWII censored cover, Singapore to Karachi, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Karachi-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) service, canc Singapore cds, violet framed Singapore 'Passed by Censor/A' hs, opened by Karachi censor and sealed India red/brown OBC /Crown censor tape tied by black Karachi triangular 'Passed By Censor B 31 with crown' censor mark.

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Date: 1939, Oct 17
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored cover, Singapore to Karachi, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Karachi-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) service, canc Singapore cds, violet framed Singapore 'Passed by Censor/A' hs, opened by Karachi censor and sealed India red/brown OBC /Crown censor tape tied by black Karachi triangular 'Passed By Censor B 31 with crown' censor mark.
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Lot Number: 422

(Singapore) WWII censored airmail Penang to England, registered (label) airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 50c + 15c registration for the post May 1941 postage rate revision for the BOAC Singapore-Cairo-Durban-Southampton Horseshoe service, fine strike mauve 'Passed For Transmission 16 (Singapore omitted) censor mark, franked 40c,12c,8c,5c perfinned Straits Settlements stamps canc 'Penang/Malaya cds, and large red/black Chartered Bank seal verso. Non invasive ironed vertical crease, otherwise in particularly fine condition. See scans.

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Date: 1941, Sep 30
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored airmail Penang to England, registered (label) airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 50c + 15c registration for the post May 1941 postage rate revision for the BOAC Singapore-Cairo-Durban-Southampton Horseshoe service, fine strike mauve 'Passed For Transmission 16 (Singapore omitted) censor mark, franked 40c,12c,8c,5c perfinned Straits Settlements stamps canc 'Penang/Malaya cds, and large red/black Chartered Bank seal verso. Non invasive ironed vertical crease, otherwise in particularly fine condition. See scans.
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Lot Number: 416

(Singapore) Singapore to London, WWII censored airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 55c for postage by the BOAC Singapore-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Singapore/13 Feb 1940', fine strike violet triangular 'Passed For Transmission.Singapore censor mark No.5'

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Date: 1940, Nov 26
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to London, WWII censored airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 55c for postage by the BOAC Singapore-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Singapore/13 Feb 1940', fine strike violet triangular 'Passed For Transmission.Singapore censor mark No.5'
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Lot Number: 414

(Singapore) WWII censored cover, Singapore to London, scarcer double rate airmail etiquette cover, 22x10cm, correctly rated 2x 55c for postage on the BOAC Singapore-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Singapore/13 Feb 1940', black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark,  red/brown/white 'Malaya Patriotic Fund' label.

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Date: 1940, Feb 13
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored cover, Singapore to London, scarcer double rate airmail etiquette cover, 22x10cm, correctly rated 2x 55c for postage on the BOAC Singapore-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Singapore/13 Feb 1940', black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark, red/brown/white 'Malaya Patriotic Fund' label.
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Lot Number: 413

(Singapore) Early WWII censored cover, Singapore to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Penang-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, canc double ring Singapore G/ 16 De 1939 cds, black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark,  Sender's name and address has been excised neatly from flap.

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Date: 1939, Dec 16
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Early WWII censored cover, Singapore to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Penang-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, canc double ring Singapore G/ 16 De 1939 cds, black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark, Sender's name and address has been excised neatly from flap.
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Lot Number: 423

(Singapore) Active Service Airmail, WWII RAF censored cover, postmarked 'FPO/SP 501/23 Dec 1941' to England, ms 2/3/1942 receiver, plain cover correctly rated 50c for the post May 1941 postage rate revision for the BOAC Singapore-Cairo-Durban-Southampton Horseshoe service, weak strike blue eagle over RAF/Censor/3 censor mark..

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Date: 1941, Dec 23
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Active Service Airmail, WWII RAF censored cover, postmarked 'FPO/SP 501/23 Dec 1941' to England, ms 2/3/1942 receiver, plain cover correctly rated 50c for the post May 1941 postage rate revision for the BOAC Singapore-Cairo-Durban-Southampton Horseshoe service, weak strike blue eagle over RAF/Censor/3 censor mark..
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Lot Number: 415

(Singapore) Last BOAC flight before transfer of  the direct Singapore-Cairo-Southampton route to the Singapore-Cairo-Durban-Southampton (Horseshoe) route, WWII navy censored cover, Singapore to England, plain cover correctly rated 55c, red framed 'Passed By/Naval/Censor'.

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Date: 1940, Apr 27
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Last BOAC flight before transfer of the direct Singapore-Cairo-Southampton route to the Singapore-Cairo-Durban-Southampton (Horseshoe) route, WWII navy censored cover, Singapore to England, plain cover correctly rated 55c, red framed 'Passed By/Naval/Censor'.
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Lot Number: 356

(Malaya) WWII censored cover, Penang to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 55c for the BOAC Eastern Penang-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Penang/Malaya' cds', black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark,

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Date: 1940, May 16
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Malaya

Description: WWII censored cover, Penang to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 55c for the BOAC Eastern Penang-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Penang/Malaya' cds', black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark,
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Lot Number: 355

(Malaya) Johore-Cairo-London, early WW II censored airmail  to passenger aboard ship, franked 55c Johore stamps canc Segamat cds, correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Cairo service 5/9/39-8/5/41 addressed to MV Glenapp, Shipping Agents, Port Said, bs 20/4, via Cairo 19/4, Egyptian censor mark, then re-directed to London 18/5. Violet boxed Singapore "PassedBy/14/Censor". The ship was a Glen Line vessel which survived the war. Ironed horizontal crease and top edge damage, mostly verso.

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Date: 1940, Apr 11
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Malaya

Description: Johore-Cairo-London, early WW II censored airmail to passenger aboard ship, franked 55c Johore stamps canc Segamat cds, correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Cairo service 5/9/39-8/5/41 addressed to MV Glenapp, Shipping Agents, Port Said, bs 20/4, via Cairo 19/4, Egyptian censor mark, then re-directed to London 18/5. Violet boxed Singapore "PassedBy/14/Censor". The ship was a Glen Line vessel which survived the war. Ironed horizontal crease and top edge damage, mostly verso.
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