Lot Number: 12

(Collection) British commonwealth, 15 first flights 1930-1939 including 1930 December Jamaica-Miami, 1932  August  Nairobi-Zanzibar, January Wyndhoek-England, 1932 October England-Sharjah, 1934 March Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia, 1935 August Salisbury Southern Rhodesia-Beira Portuguese East Africa, 1936 December Colombo-Madras, 1937 June Bermuda-New York, Gold Coast-Middle Congo, and Kuala Lumpur-Penang, 1938 October Barbados-Trinidad , May Takoradi-Lagos, 1939 June Botwood- New York, and Gander-England, 1939 August Outjo SWA Africa-Lobito Angola. Good lot. Images.

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Est. price: £150.00 £127.50
Category: Collection

Description: British commonwealth, 15 first flights 1930-1939 including 1930 December Jamaica-Miami, 1932 August Nairobi-Zanzibar, January Wyndhoek-England, 1932 October England-Sharjah, 1934 March Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia, 1935 August Salisbury Southern Rhodesia-Beira Portuguese East Africa, 1936 December Colombo-Madras, 1937 June Bermuda-New York, Gold Coast-Middle Congo, and Kuala Lumpur-Penang, 1938 October Barbados-Trinidad , May Takoradi-Lagos, 1939 June Botwood- New York, and Gander-England, 1939 August Outjo SWA Africa-Lobito Angola. Good lot. Images.

Lot Number: 58

(Collection) Worldwide, 32 first flights (1930-1948), great postmarks and cachets, good to fine, including 1930 Condor Brazil-Europe, Guatemala Jalapa-Guatemala City, Cuba Santiago de Cuba-Havana, 1932 Varig Bage-Livramento, Cuba Manzanillo-Camaguey, Santiago de Cuba-Havana, 1934 Post Jager Batavia-Amsterdam, 1935 Salisbury-Bulawayo, Cuba Havana-Miami, Guam-San Francisco, San Francisco-Manila, Havana-Miami, 1937 Auckland-San Francisco, 1936 Amsterdam-Liverpool, Amsterdam-Doncaster, London-Copenhagen, 1940 Brussels-Irumu, Congo, San Francisco-New Zealand, 1941 Bathurst-Belem, Leopoldville-Bathurst, Singapore-San Francisco, Suva-Canton And many others. Good lot no duplication. Images.

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Est. price: £175.00 £148.75
Category: Collection

Description: Worldwide, 32 first flights (1930-1948), great postmarks and cachets, good to fine, including 1930 Condor Brazil-Europe, Guatemala Jalapa-Guatemala City, Cuba Santiago de Cuba-Havana, 1932 Varig Bage-Livramento, Cuba Manzanillo-Camaguey, Santiago de Cuba-Havana, 1934 Post Jager Batavia-Amsterdam, 1935 Salisbury-Bulawayo, Cuba Havana-Miami, Guam-San Francisco, San Francisco-Manila, Havana-Miami, 1937 Auckland-San Francisco, 1936 Amsterdam-Liverpool, Amsterdam-Doncaster, London-Copenhagen, 1940 Brussels-Irumu, Congo, San Francisco-New Zealand, 1941 Bathurst-Belem, Leopoldville-Bathurst, Singapore-San Francisco, Suva-Canton And many others. Good lot no duplication. Images.

Lot Number: 149

(Belgium) Count De Looz-Corswarem, Mahieu and D'Hoore official flight to the Congo via the shortest route over the Libyan desert via Tunis-Sebha-Fort Lamy, Brussels to Leopoldville 17/10, carried by air to Leopoldville, then returned by surface mail to Belgium, Van Reet pictorial card franked Belgium 1F and Belgium 1c to obtain ultimate arrival mark (1/12) and Congo 75c canc Lepoldville 17/10, black "Raid Mahieu" cachets front and verso, signed by Count De Looz-Corswarem under a handwritten comment on the deferred departure from Brussels. Rare, only ten such items were carried. Ex Clowes.

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Date: 1935, Oct 1
Est. price: £125.00 £106.25
Category: Belgium

Description: Count De Looz-Corswarem, Mahieu and D'Hoore official flight to the Congo via the shortest route over the Libyan desert via Tunis-Sebha-Fort Lamy, Brussels to Leopoldville 17/10, carried by air to Leopoldville, then returned by surface mail to Belgium, Van Reet pictorial card franked Belgium 1F and Belgium 1c to obtain ultimate arrival mark (1/12) and Congo 75c canc Lepoldville 17/10, black "Raid Mahieu" cachets front and verso, signed by Count De Looz-Corswarem under a handwritten comment on the deferred departure from Brussels. Rare, only ten such items were carried. Ex Clowes.

Lot Number: 152

(Belgium) Air France/Aeromaritime extension to Douala and Pointe Noire, Thieux (Belgium) to Pointe Noire (French Congo), bs 20/5, grey/blue Air France/Aeromaritime air cover franked 5F25, black framed "Service Aerien Senegal-Congo/Aeromaritime/1er voyage Mai 1937/en laison avec/Air France Air Afrique", ms "Bruxelles-Paris-Dakar-Pointe Noire", two uncommon and attractive se tanant Congo/Belgium publicity labels verso. Nice item.

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Date: 1937, May 14
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: Belgium

Description: Air France/Aeromaritime extension to Douala and Pointe Noire, Thieux (Belgium) to Pointe Noire (French Congo), bs 20/5, grey/blue Air France/Aeromaritime air cover franked 5F25, black framed "Service Aerien Senegal-Congo/Aeromaritime/1er voyage Mai 1937/en laison avec/Air France Air Afrique", ms "Bruxelles-Paris-Dakar-Pointe Noire", two uncommon and attractive se tanant Congo/Belgium publicity labels verso. Nice item.

Lot Number: 156

(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 £8.50
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.