Lot Number: 551

(Northern Rhodesia) Broken Hill to Cape Town, b/s 21/12,  via Jo'burg 21/12, via Johannesburg, 21/12, flown on Croydon-Cape Town Christmas Flight, Springbok cover franked 1/4d, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1931, Dec 17
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Northern Rhodesia

Description: Broken Hill to Cape Town, b/s 21/12, via Jo'burg 21/12, via Johannesburg, 21/12, flown on Croydon-Cape Town Christmas Flight, Springbok cover franked 1/4d, Imperial Airways.

Lot Number: 618

(South Africa) Last flight Govt. Experimental Airmail Service from Cape Town to Durban, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 3d air & 2d canc 'East London 15 Jun cds, also violet 'S.A.Air Mail/S.A.Lugpos/15 JUN 1925' cds. This service connected with the Union Castle Service Mail Ship from the UK at Cape Town and terminated on June 15th. See Burrell JT, p48.

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Date: 1925, Jun 11
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Last flight Govt. Experimental Airmail Service from Cape Town to Durban, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 3d air & 2d canc 'East London 15 Jun cds, also violet 'S.A.Air Mail/S.A.Lugpos/15 JUN 1925' cds. This service connected with the Union Castle Service Mail Ship from the UK at Cape Town and terminated on June 15th. See Burrell JT, p48.

Lot Number: 627

(South Africa) Tommy Rose South Africa to Great Britain Record Flight, House of Assembly/Cape Town cover with logo on flap, carried on the return flight with double-ring "Cape Town Municipal Air-Port/Wingfield/-3. Mar.1936" cachet, endorsed "Per favour of/Flt Lt. Tommy Rose" on the front, franked Great Britain 1 1/2d. on arrival and cancelled London 9 March 1936. Signed by the pilot on reverse. Also a copy of an original note from LG Wyndham to Stan Wheatcroft enclosed with this cover, and written on Union Parliament South Africa House of Assembly notepaper, and a small B&W picture. 8x6cm of Rose standing by his plane. A scarce item in fine condition, see scans of front and back..




3-9 March 1936 Record flight by Cape Town - London by Tommy Rose, copy of letter and small photo
of aircraft . Circular Cape Town Air Post cachet posted on arrival, endorsed by favour Flt Lt T Rose.

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Date: 1936, Mar 3
Est. price: £500.00 £425.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Tommy Rose South Africa to Great Britain Record Flight, House of Assembly/Cape Town cover with logo on flap, carried on the return flight with double-ring "Cape Town Municipal Air-Port/Wingfield/-3. Mar.1936" cachet, endorsed "Per favour of/Flt Lt. Tommy Rose" on the front, franked Great Britain 1 1/2d. on arrival and cancelled London 9 March 1936. Signed by the pilot on reverse. Also a copy of an original note from LG Wyndham to Stan Wheatcroft enclosed with this cover, and written on Union Parliament South Africa House of Assembly notepaper, and a small B&W picture. 8x6cm of Rose standing by his plane. A scarce item in fine condition, see scans of front and back.. 3-9 March 1936 Record flight by Cape Town - London by Tommy Rose, copy of letter and small photo of aircraft . Circular Cape Town Air Post cachet posted on arrival, endorsed by favour Flt Lt T Rose.

Lot Number: 629

(South Africa) Clouston & Kirby Green record flight Cape Town - London, cover franked South Africa 1d canc Cape Town 16 Nov 37 cds, also GB 1 1/2d's on front and verso canc London and Newport  confirming return to GB, and a large rubber "Cape Town Municipal Air-Port/ Wingfield/ 16 Nov 1937" cds and blue/black "Cape Town - London Record Flight by F/O AE Clouston and Mrs Kirby Green November, 1937" labels on front and back. Signed A.E. Clouston and Betty Kirby Green. Scarce, VF.

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Date: 1937, Nov 16
Est. price: £225.00 £191.25
Category: South Africa

Description: Clouston & Kirby Green record flight Cape Town - London, cover franked South Africa 1d canc Cape Town 16 Nov 37 cds, also GB 1 1/2d's on front and verso canc London and Newport confirming return to GB, and a large rubber "Cape Town Municipal Air-Port/ Wingfield/ 16 Nov 1937" cds and blue/black "Cape Town - London Record Flight by F/O AE Clouston and Mrs Kirby Green November, 1937" labels on front and back. Signed A.E. Clouston and Betty Kirby Green. Scarce, VF.