Lot Number: 30

(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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Lot Number: 70

(Australia) Survey flight Catalina Flying Boat, Sydney to Valparaiso 26/3,  uncommon official OHMS envelope franked 5/-, superb strike  14 line violet "Australia-Chile First Experimental Air mail" cachet, verso hs listing route flown and crew members, airmail cover, RAAF

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Date: 1951, Mar 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Australia

Description: Survey flight Catalina Flying Boat, Sydney to Valparaiso 26/3, uncommon official OHMS envelope franked 5/-, superb strike 14 line violet "Australia-Chile First Experimental Air mail" cachet, verso hs listing route flown and crew members, airmail cover, RAAF
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Lot Number: 64

(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: 62

(Australia) Inaugural Tans-Tasman Flying Boat Service, Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Auckland 2/5, blue/cream 'Firs Flight Regular Service/Australia-New Zealnd' printed souvenir cover franked 5d, TEAL.

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Date: 1940, May 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: Inaugural Tans-Tasman Flying Boat Service, Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Auckland 2/5, blue/cream 'Firs Flight Regular Service/Australia-New Zealnd' printed souvenir cover franked 5d, TEAL.
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Lot Number: 203

(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: 252

(GB Internal) Selfridges Airmail Stamp Expo February 1937, plain cover franked with scarce King Edward VIII machine cancel with Selfridges advert, also blue/white 'Imperial Airways Flying boat/1937 All Empire Mails By Air' propaganda label..

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Date: 1937, Feb 15
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Selfridges Airmail Stamp Expo February 1937, plain cover franked with scarce King Edward VIII machine cancel with Selfridges advert, also blue/white 'Imperial Airways Flying boat/1937 All Empire Mails By Air' propaganda label..
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Lot Number: 587

(Ephemera) Imperial Airways Calcutta Flying Boat, G-EBVG, super original sepia PPC, written up and mounted on album leaf.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Imperial Airways Calcutta Flying Boat, G-EBVG, super original sepia PPC, written up and mounted on album leaf.
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Lot Number: 573

(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: 563

(Ephemera) City o Alexandria, G-EBVG, Short Calcutta Cass 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 o Alexandria, G-EBVG, Short Calcutta Cass 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: 589

(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: 593

(Ephemera) 'Scipio', the British four-engined 15-seat biplane luxury flying boat, c1931, diagrammatic double card (30x11cm opened out) showing cross section of flying deck, passenger cabin, etc with many short text explanations. Nice item.

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

Description: 'Scipio', the British four-engined 15-seat biplane luxury flying boat, c1931, diagrammatic double card (30x11cm opened out) showing cross section of flying deck, passenger cabin, etc with many short text explanations. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 555

(Ephemera) Uruguay, rare early airmail enveope, gerey/pale blue/blue, with "Republica O. del Uruguay - Correo Aereo" text and engraving of airship and flying boat, unused.

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

Description: Uruguay, rare early airmail enveope, gerey/pale blue/blue, with "Republica O. del Uruguay - Correo Aereo" text and engraving of airship and flying boat, unused.
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Lot Number: 550

(Ephemera) New York, Rio, and Buenos Aires Line, NYRBA, an original 22x10cm red/cream ink English language souvenir blotter showing a NYRBA 'Commodore' 16 flying boat 'Rio de Janero' in flight, together with "For Speed-Comfort-Safety/Tavel by Nyrbaline/Use Nyrbaline Airmail and Express Facilities" text and the company New York, Rio and Buenos Aires addresses. The  'Rio de Janero' was involved in the fiirst of three crashes along NYRBA's inaugural route. Illustrated p xiv "NYRBA's Triple Crash and Outlaw Flight Covers and Its Postal Marking", Grigore J.Jnr.

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

Description: New York, Rio, and Buenos Aires Line, NYRBA, an original 22x10cm red/cream ink English language souvenir blotter showing a NYRBA 'Commodore' 16 flying boat 'Rio de Janero' in flight, together with "For Speed-Comfort-Safety/Tavel by Nyrbaline/Use Nyrbaline Airmail and Express Facilities" text and the company New York, Rio and Buenos Aires addresses. The 'Rio de Janero' was involved in the fiirst of three crashes along NYRBA's inaugural route. Illustrated p xiv "NYRBA's Triple Crash and Outlaw Flight Covers and Its Postal Marking", Grigore J.Jnr.
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Lot Number: 522

(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: £150.00
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: 343

(Malta) SANA flying boat, F/F Malta to Tripoli, bs 18/6, franked 2 1/2d canc violet 'Air Mail/Malta' cds, violet "1st Air Mail" cachet. Only short notice of this flight was given, so only small numbers were flown.

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Date: 1931, Jun 18
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Malta

Description: SANA flying boat, F/F Malta to Tripoli, bs 18/6, franked 2 1/2d canc violet 'Air Mail/Malta' cds, violet "1st Air Mail" cachet. Only short notice of this flight was given, so only small numbers were flown.
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Lot Number: 342

(Malta) SANA flying boat, F/F Malta to Tripoli, bs 18/6, buff 'Printed Matter' commercial cover, franked 2 1/2d,canc violet 'Air Mail/Malta' cds, also Valletta JU 18 31 cds. Only short notice of this flight was given, so only small numbers were flown.

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Date: 1931, Jun 18
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Malta

Description: SANA flying boat, F/F Malta to Tripoli, bs 18/6, buff 'Printed Matter' commercial cover, franked 2 1/2d,canc violet 'Air Mail/Malta' cds, also Valletta JU 18 31 cds. Only short notice of this flight was given, so only small numbers were flown.
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