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: 560

(Ephemera) Saunders-Roe A19 Cloud,  a British passenger amphibian flying boat, moored beside SOR hangar, original B&W photograph by the Real Photograph Co, Ltd.

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Date: Photographs
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Saunders-Roe A19 Cloud, a British passenger amphibian flying boat, moored beside SOR hangar, original B&W photograph by the Real Photograph Co, Ltd.
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Lot Number: 516

(Ephemera) Empire Air Mail Scheme, Supplemental Arrangements, published by the Air Ministry and General Ost Office, covering, special arrangements for carriage of Christmas Mails over the Empire air routes
between GB and India, Australia and South Africa including extension of the flying boat service to Sydney, 4pp, pub 1937, 20x15cm.

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Date: Documents, literature
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Empire Air Mail Scheme, Supplemental Arrangements, published by the Air Ministry and General Ost Office, covering, special arrangements for carriage of Christmas Mails over the Empire air routes between GB and India, Australia and South Africa including extension of the flying boat service to Sydney, 4pp, pub 1937, 20x15cm.
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Lot Number: 535

(Ephemera) 'Calcutta' Flying boat, pictured on the reverse side of the information folder distributed by the airline travel agents Jones, Dooley & Co, of Liverpool, pub 1928, pale green/white, 4pp, 12x15cm.

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

Description: 'Calcutta' Flying boat, pictured on the reverse side of the information folder distributed by the airline travel agents Jones, Dooley & Co, of Liverpool, pub 1928, pale green/white, 4pp, 12x15cm.
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Lot Number: 536

(Ephemera) 'Calcutta', Giant Flying Boat original sepia poster 28x15cm advertising leisure flights, Belfast/Liverpool, October 1st-6th, 1928,  departure times, fares, picture of plane, explanatory text,. Ironed horizontal fold.

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Date: Other collateral items
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: 'Calcutta', Giant Flying Boat original sepia poster 28x15cm advertising leisure flights, Belfast/Liverpool, October 1st-6th, 1928, departure times, fares, picture of plane, explanatory text,. Ironed horizontal fold.
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Lot Number: 565

(Ephemera) 
Short Empire Flying Boat at take off, legend 'Fly to Africa by/Imperial Airways', a most attractive coloured PPC of an original  poster by Colin Ashford.

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

Description: Short Empire Flying Boat at take off, legend 'Fly to Africa by/Imperial Airways', a most attractive coloured PPC of an original poster by Colin Ashford.
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Lot Number: 564

(Ephemera) The Mayo Composite Aircraft , consisting of two machines a float seaplane Maia which carries the load, and the flying boat Mercury which acts as the porter. A fine sepia photograph with text verso on an original senior service cigarette card, 8x5cm.

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Date: Photographs
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: The Mayo Composite Aircraft , consisting of two machines a float seaplane Maia which carries the load, and the flying boat Mercury which acts as the porter. A fine sepia photograph with text verso on an original senior service cigarette card, 8x5cm.
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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: 579

(Ephemera) Imperial Airways Short S26 G-Class Golden Hind flying boat moored at Rochester Harbour, July 1939, original B&W 'Flight'. photocard in superb condition.

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

Description: Imperial Airways Short S26 G-Class Golden Hind flying boat moored at Rochester Harbour, July 1939, original B&W 'Flight'. photocard in superb condition.
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Lot Number: 496

(United States) First Pan Am/Imperial Airways Easterly Round the World Flight, New York to New York via Hong Kong, Alexandria and Marseilles, bs 30/6/39, also the first acceptance of US mail for Hong Kong for carriage on the first passenger flight of the 'Dixie Clipper', four page souvenir red/white/blue 'flying boat' cover franked US 30c canc Jun 28, France 6F45 canc Paris cds, and Hong Kong canc  Jul 13,  Displayed on two album pages including detailed account of route.

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Date: 1939, Jun 28
Est. price: £125.00
Category: United States

Description: First Pan Am/Imperial Airways Easterly Round the World Flight, New York to New York via Hong Kong, Alexandria and Marseilles, bs 30/6/39, also the first acceptance of US mail for Hong Kong for carriage on the first passenger flight of the 'Dixie Clipper', four page souvenir red/white/blue 'flying boat' cover franked US 30c canc Jun 28, France 6F45 canc Paris cds, and Hong Kong canc Jul 13, Displayed on two album pages including detailed account of route.
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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: 187

(GB External) Imperial Airways Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, printed souvenir cover in pale blue advertising Liverpool Civic Week, violet four line cachet, flown from Liverpool to Belfast, bs 24/9, franked 2 1/2d.  Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.

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Date: 1928, Sep 24
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, printed souvenir cover in pale blue advertising Liverpool Civic Week, violet four line cachet, flown from Liverpool to Belfast, bs 24/9, franked 2 1/2d. Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.
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Lot Number: 188

(GB External) Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, Francis Field souvenir cover with Irish Sea Route cachet in red, flown Liverpool to Belfast on 27th September, 1928. Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat.. Image.

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Date: 1928, Sep 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, Francis Field souvenir cover with Irish Sea Route cachet in red, flown Liverpool to Belfast on 27th September, 1928. Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat.. Image.
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Lot Number: 186

(GB External) F/F Experimental airmail, Liverpool to Belfast by flying boat, b/s 29/9, franked 2 1/2d, blue/grey printed souvenir cover, green four line flight cachet.

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Date: 1928, Sep29
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F Experimental airmail, Liverpool to Belfast by flying boat, b/s 29/9, franked 2 1/2d, blue/grey printed souvenir cover, green four line flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 189

(GB External) Imperial Airways first flight London to India, bs Bombay GPO 9/4, airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d The route taken is of interest showing the lack of cooperation by the Italian authorities who declined to allow flights over their territories by way of France or Switzerland. An airliner carried the mail to Basle, from there it was taken by train overnight to Genoa,  then by flying boat to plane to Alexandria via Rome, Naples, Corfu, Athens, Crete and Tobruk. and from there it was flown on the city of Jerusalem to Karachi.

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Date: 1929, Mar 30
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways first flight London to India, bs Bombay GPO 9/4, airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d The route taken is of interest showing the lack of cooperation by the Italian authorities who declined to allow flights over their territories by way of France or Switzerland. An airliner carried the mail to Basle, from there it was taken by train overnight to Genoa, then by flying boat to plane to Alexandria via Rome, Naples, Corfu, Athens, Crete and Tobruk. and from there it was flown on the city of Jerusalem to Karachi.
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Lot Number: 87

(Australia) Pan Am.US Naval Air Transport Service trans- Pacific Survey Flight per Martin Flying Boat, Australia (stamp postmark Enmore/NSW) to New Zealand, Auckland 7 Sep 42 arrival ds on front.  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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pan Am/US Naval Air transport Service trans-Pacfic survey flight

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Date: 1942, Sep 2
Est. price: £250.00
Category: Australia

Description: Pan Am.US Naval Air Transport Service trans- Pacific Survey Flight per Martin Flying Boat, Australia (stamp postmark Enmore/NSW) to New Zealand, Auckland 7 Sep 42 arrival ds on front. Image. Pan Am/US Naval Air transport Service trans-Pacfic survey flight
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Lot Number: 88

(Australia) Qantas 'Coriolanus' inaugural flying boat service, Australia to Fiji via Noumea, bs Suva 5pm 18.11.45, signed by pilot Capt. O Denny.

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Date: 1945, Nov 17
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Australia

Description: Qantas 'Coriolanus' inaugural flying boat service, Australia to Fiji via Noumea, bs Suva 5pm 18.11.45, signed by pilot Capt. O Denny.
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Lot Number: 67

(Airship) Netherlands acceptance for the Seventh “Hindenburg” Flight to New York,  posted in Netherlands with 12 1/2c  stampsl, red double ring cachet depicting flying boat and Zeppelin, plain cover, black 'Rotterdam/Waalhaven' hs..

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Date: 1936, Aug 14
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Airship

Description: Netherlands acceptance for the Seventh “Hindenburg” Flight to New York, posted in Netherlands with 12 1/2c stampsl, red double ring cachet depicting flying boat and Zeppelin, plain cover, black 'Rotterdam/Waalhaven' hs..
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