Lot Number: 7

(Collection) Belgian Congo, five early covers, 1938 20/11 souvenir envelope commemorating the 100th flight of the Brussels -Elizabethville service bs, 1939 27/11 F/F Costermansville-Stanleyville bs, 1939 25/10 F/F Kikwit-Tshikapa bs, 1939 27/11 F/F Leopoldville - Kikwit  bs. Also 1938 9/9 internal air mail Coquilhatville-Jadotville bs, via Luluabourg. Image

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Est. price: £25.00
Category: Collection

Description: Belgian Congo, five early covers, 1938 20/11 souvenir envelope commemorating the 100th flight of the Brussels -Elizabethville service bs, 1939 27/11 F/F Costermansville-Stanleyville bs, 1939 25/10 F/F Kikwit-Tshikapa bs, 1939 27/11 F/F Leopoldville - Kikwit bs. Also 1938 9/9 internal air mail Coquilhatville-Jadotville bs, via Luluabourg. Image
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Lot Number: 10

(Collection) Belgium, ten early airmail covers including eight F/F's 1930 14/4 first night flight Brussels - London, 1933 1/5 Brussels-Cannes, 1934 15/7 Anveers Meeting, 1935 7/11 Brussels - Cannes, 1935 Brussels - Congo- Madagascar, 1935 20/6 Brussels-Berlin-Stralsund, 1936 21/4 Brussels-Lisbon, 1936 18/11 DLH Brussels -Lisbon via Madrid, 1937 20/10 Missionary Flight Brussels-Leopoldville, and 1937  5/4 Brussels-Prague. Also 1934 Anvers Expo, 1935 27/1  Tamines Expo. Image.

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Est. price: £30.00
Category: Collection

Description: Belgium, ten early airmail covers including eight F/F's 1930 14/4 first night flight Brussels - London, 1933 1/5 Brussels-Cannes, 1934 15/7 Anveers Meeting, 1935 7/11 Brussels - Cannes, 1935 Brussels - Congo- Madagascar, 1935 20/6 Brussels-Berlin-Stralsund, 1936 21/4 Brussels-Lisbon, 1936 18/11 DLH Brussels -Lisbon via Madrid, 1937 20/10 Missionary Flight Brussels-Leopoldville, and 1937 5/4 Brussels-Prague. Also 1934 Anvers Expo, 1935 27/1 Tamines Expo. Image.
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Lot Number: 55

(Collection) World assortment of 20 early flown covers from 1927 inc 16 first flights, noted 1927 25/10 Habana-Key West, 1928 8/5 Doolittle Santiago-Buenos Aires, 24/2 Santiago de Cuba- Havana, 13/4 Yukon AW Carcross-Atlin, 1930 7/3 NYRBA Port au Prince- St Johns, 15/5 London-Berlin night flight, 1934 31/12 pilot signed Hokitika-Okuru, 1939 23/5 Netherland and Switzerland acceptances for first North Atlantic service to USA. Also other interesting from Congo to GB via Imperial AW, Ethiopia censored and 31/3 F/F Reunion-Madagascar, GB FDI 1948 29/7 Olympic set on registered cove to Peru bs. Full of interest. Images.

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Est. price: £80.00
Category: Collection

Description: World assortment of 20 early flown covers from 1927 inc 16 first flights, noted 1927 25/10 Habana-Key West, 1928 8/5 Doolittle Santiago-Buenos Aires, 24/2 Santiago de Cuba- Havana, 13/4 Yukon AW Carcross-Atlin, 1930 7/3 NYRBA Port au Prince- St Johns, 15/5 London-Berlin night flight, 1934 31/12 pilot signed Hokitika-Okuru, 1939 23/5 Netherland and Switzerland acceptances for first North Atlantic service to USA. Also other interesting from Congo to GB via Imperial AW, Ethiopia censored and 31/3 F/F Reunion-Madagascar, GB FDI 1948 29/7 Olympic set on registered cove to Peru bs. Full of interest. Images.
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Lot Number: 602

(Ephemera) Sabena, ' Belgian Congo to Belgium in 5 Days', red/black/green timetable for the Leopoldville to Brussels service via Fort Lamy, Zinder, Niamey, Oran and Marseille, etc, times of the outward and return trips, dates of postage for airmail correspondence, and route map showing distances between regular stopping points, 8 pages, 23 x 10, published February 1935, filing holes. Image.

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Date: Timetables, brochures
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Sabena, ' Belgian Congo to Belgium in 5 Days', red/black/green timetable for the Leopoldville to Brussels service via Fort Lamy, Zinder, Niamey, Oran and Marseille, etc, times of the outward and return trips, dates of postage for airmail correspondence, and route map showing distances between regular stopping points, 8 pages, 23 x 10, published February 1935, filing holes. Image.
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Lot Number: 603

(Ephemera) Sabena, Belgian Congo timetable, October 1936, 12pp, 18x9 cm, showing flight dates and tariffs for the Belgium-France- Congo- Madagascar; Libenge-Coquilhatville-Leopoldville; Tananarive-Tete; and Elisabethville-Marseilles.Brussels services,  covering some twenty or so destinations on routes serviced by Sabena, Air Afrique, and Regie Air Afrique, file holes. A scarce item with a wealth of information. Image.

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Date: Timetables, brochures
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Sabena, Belgian Congo timetable, October 1936, 12pp, 18x9 cm, showing flight dates and tariffs for the Belgium-France- Congo- Madagascar; Libenge-Coquilhatville-Leopoldville; Tananarive-Tete; and Elisabethville-Marseilles.Brussels services, covering some twenty or so destinations on routes serviced by Sabena, Air Afrique, and Regie Air Afrique, file holes. A scarce item with a wealth of information. Image.
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Lot Number: 156

(Egypt) Mail from Egypt to Belgian Congo, Alexandria to Motto Mines, via Aba 14/3 and Juba 8/3, blue map cover from International Airpost and Publishing Service (Impress), correctly franked 15mls basic + 30mls air surcharge, fine strike oval violet 'First Flight/frica-England' cachet.  A well used route from Egypt - Imperial AW to Juba, Societe des Chemons de Fer Vicinaux du Congo mail van from Juba-Aba, and on again by road to Congo. Newall 31.02 d1, rated 80 units. Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 05
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Mail from Egypt to Belgian Congo, Alexandria to Motto Mines, via Aba 14/3 and Juba 8/3, blue map cover from International Airpost and Publishing Service (Impress), correctly franked 15mls basic + 30mls air surcharge, fine strike oval violet 'First Flight/frica-England' cachet. A well used route from Egypt - Imperial AW to Juba, Societe des Chemons de Fer Vicinaux du Congo mail van from Juba-Aba, and on again by road to Congo. Newall 31.02 d1, rated 80 units. Image.
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Lot Number: 111

(Belgium) Pelican Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville and return, 5/11, commemorative 'Pelican' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green and purple cachets.

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Date: 1937, Oct 20
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Pelican Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville and return, 5/11, commemorative 'Pelican' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green and purple cachets.
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Lot Number: 112

(Belgium) Phalene Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville, 6/11, and return, 12/11, to Awant-Dinant, commemorative 'Phalene' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green two line 'Phalene' cachet, and scarcer red toothed oval flight cachet. Signed by the pilot Pierre Bradfer. Nice item.

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Date: 1937, Oct 20
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Phalene Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville, 6/11, and return, 12/11, to Awant-Dinant, commemorative 'Phalene' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green two line 'Phalene' cachet, and scarcer red toothed oval flight cachet. Signed by the pilot Pierre Bradfer. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 100

(Belgian Congo) First acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Broken Hill 8/3, and Blantyre 9/3, plain pale grey cover franked 3F airmail plus 2.5F overseas postage, canc Elisabethville cds, black boxed 'Avion' hs, violet st line  "First Official Air Mail" cachet, black "S.Rhodesia-Nyasaland" hs, black boxed 'Avion' hs. Carried from Elisabethville to Broken Hill by Aero Club de Katanga, then to Salisbury by Imperial Airways, then Salisbury-Blantyre on the return F/F of the new RANA service. A rare item in fine condition. Only 4 flown, see Godinas F, 1951, p133.

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Date: 1934, Mar 7
Est. price: £375.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: First acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Broken Hill 8/3, and Blantyre 9/3, plain pale grey cover franked 3F airmail plus 2.5F overseas postage, canc Elisabethville cds, black boxed 'Avion' hs, violet st line "First Official Air Mail" cachet, black "S.Rhodesia-Nyasaland" hs, black boxed 'Avion' hs. Carried from Elisabethville to Broken Hill by Aero Club de Katanga, then to Salisbury by Imperial Airways, then Salisbury-Blantyre on the return F/F of the new RANA service. A rare item in fine condition. Only 4 flown, see Godinas F, 1951, p133.
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Lot Number: 101

(Belgian Congo) Leopoldville to New York, via Marseille Gare Avion 16/10 transit cds, imprint etiquette cover franked 6F, uncommon black three line "en avion jusqua/Marseille/Gare avion"

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Date: 1936, Oct 10
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Leopoldville to New York, via Marseille Gare Avion 16/10 transit cds, imprint etiquette cover franked 6F, uncommon black three line "en avion jusqua/Marseille/Gare avion"
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Lot Number: 103

(Belgian Congo) Luebo to Kikwit, bs 1/11, carried on F/F Luebo-Tshikakapa-Leopoldville service, Van Reet cover franked 90c, black framed "Avion" cachet, typed "Par 1o Courrier Aerien/Luebo Kikwit". Uncommon.

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Date: 1939, Nov 01
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Luebo to Kikwit, bs 1/11, carried on F/F Luebo-Tshikakapa-Leopoldville service, Van Reet cover franked 90c, black framed "Avion" cachet, typed "Par 1o Courrier Aerien/Luebo Kikwit". Uncommon.
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Lot Number: 102

(Belgian Congo) Sabena first internal fast flight service, Ponthierville to Elizabethville, bs 29/10, Godinas cover franked  50c, 10c, rd/white vignette, green flight cachet.

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Date: 1936, Oct 28
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Sabena first internal fast flight service, Ponthierville to Elizabethville, bs 29/10, Godinas cover franked 50c, 10c, rd/white vignette, green flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 8

(Collection) Belgian Congo, four original B&W photographs,17x23cm, taken during the second regular flight from Brussels, 8th March 1935. One shows the Fokker F.VII 'Leopold Rodger' on the tarmac shortly before departure at Haren Airport Brussels; another of the plane being refuelled at a barren spot at Niamey in French West Africa; another taken at Reggan in Southern Algeria, the last stop before the flight was over the worst section of the Sahara, and another being refuelled from petrol drums at Coquilhatville in the Belgian Congo. A rare group. Image.

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Est. price: £30.00
Category: Collection

Description: Belgian Congo, four original B&W photographs,17x23cm, taken during the second regular flight from Brussels, 8th March 1935. One shows the Fokker F.VII 'Leopold Rodger' on the tarmac shortly before departure at Haren Airport Brussels; another of the plane being refuelled at a barren spot at Niamey in French West Africa; another taken at Reggan in Southern Algeria, the last stop before the flight was over the worst section of the Sahara, and another being refuelled from petrol drums at Coquilhatville in the Belgian Congo. A rare group. Image.
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