Lot Number: 123

(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, censored cover, London to New Zealand, no arrival ds, franked 4/6d , canc Ipswich 17 Oct 41 cds, ms "Air Mail/Trans Atlantic Airways/Trans Pacific Clipper", red 'From HM Ship/Passed by Censor' hs. Correctly rated 4/6d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK. Carried by BOAC to Lisbon, FAM18 trans Atlantic service to USA, US internal air service to link with Pan Am in San Francisco then OAT by FAM19 to Auckland. The Pacific Clipper service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war and ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.

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Date: 1941, Oct 17
Est. price: £55.00 £46.75
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, censored cover, London to New Zealand, no arrival ds, franked 4/6d , canc Ipswich 17 Oct 41 cds, ms "Air Mail/Trans Atlantic Airways/Trans Pacific Clipper", red 'From HM Ship/Passed by Censor' hs. Correctly rated 4/6d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK. Carried by BOAC to Lisbon, FAM18 trans Atlantic service to USA, US internal air service to link with Pan Am in San Francisco then OAT by FAM19 to Auckland. The Pacific Clipper service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war and ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.

Lot Number: 174

(Brazil) Pan Am clipper service to Africa,  F/F FAM 22, Belem to Leopoldville, large boxed purple cachet showing route, b/s. This strategically important service, linking Africa and the USA, opened just at the critical time when Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and the USA went to war.

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Date: 1941, Dec 8
Est. price: £10.00 £8.50
Category: Brazil

Description: Pan Am clipper service to Africa, F/F FAM 22, Belem to Leopoldville, large boxed purple cachet showing route, b/s. This strategically important service, linking Africa and the USA, opened just at the critical time when Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and the USA went to war.

Lot Number: 190

(Canada) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Shediac-Foynes, arrival hs 30/6, official black cachet on front, plain cover, attractive franking, nice array of blue/red airmail etiquettes front and verso. Attrctive item.

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Date: 1939, Jun 24
Est. price: £10.00 £8.50
Category: Canada

Description: Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Shediac-Foynes, arrival hs 30/6, official black cachet on front, plain cover, attractive franking, nice array of blue/red airmail etiquettes front and verso. Attrctive item.

Lot Number: 203

(Denmark) Scarce F/F FAM 24, Copenhagen to Oslo, bs 7/4, red/white printed souvenir cover,  American Overseas Airlines,

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Date: 1946, Apr 6
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Denmark

Description: Scarce F/F FAM 24, Copenhagen to Oslo, bs 7/4, red/white printed souvenir cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Lot Number: 346

(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, bs 1/7, plain cover, Foynes purple departue cachet on front, airmail etiquette, signed by the pilot Capt. Harold Grey, and Bill ?Haley.

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Date: 1939, Jun 30
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, bs 1/7, plain cover, Foynes purple departue cachet on front, airmail etiquette, signed by the pilot Capt. Harold Grey, and Bill ?Haley.

Lot Number: 364

(Lindbergh) Air cover New York to Oslo, Norway, bs 25/5, carried by Lindbergh, airmail cover franked 4x14c canc Brooklyn duplex 23/4, verso Cristobal 27/4 transit cds, carried on US internal service to Miami, then F/F Pan Am FAM 5 Two Day Direct Express Service from Miami to Cristobal, then by sea to final destination. This Express service did not replace the regular existing service but was a additional weekly feature. Small non invasive rear top edge tear, does not detract. Interesting.

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Date: 1930, Apr 23
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Lindbergh

Description: Air cover New York to Oslo, Norway, bs 25/5, carried by Lindbergh, airmail cover franked 4x14c canc Brooklyn duplex 23/4, verso Cristobal 27/4 transit cds, carried on US internal service to Miami, then F/F Pan Am FAM 5 Two Day Direct Express Service from Miami to Cristobal, then by sea to final destination. This Express service did not replace the regular existing service but was a additional weekly feature. Small non invasive rear top edge tear, does not detract. Interesting.

Lot Number: 434

(New Zealand) World War II censored two ocean sea/air cover to England, correctly franked 3/6d for sea to Panama, air to Miami and New York, air by Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon (see Boyle p877), and onward to UK. Pale grey airmail etiquette cover, postmarked Timaru machine cancel, sealed black/white New Zealand censor tape tied by red circular NZ/5 censor mark.

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Date: 1942, Nov 16
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: New Zealand

Description: World War II censored two ocean sea/air cover to England, correctly franked 3/6d for sea to Panama, air to Miami and New York, air by Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon (see Boyle p877), and onward to UK. Pale grey airmail etiquette cover, postmarked Timaru machine cancel, sealed black/white New Zealand censor tape tied by red circular NZ/5 censor mark.