Lot Number: 625

(United States) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Southern Transatlantic Route, New York- Marseilles, bs 22/5, beautiful souvenir Crosby cover with black embossed eagle over shield and photo of 'Yankee Clipper' at mooring.

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Date: 1939, May 20
Est. price: £25.00
Category: United States

Description: Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Southern Transatlantic Route, New York- Marseilles, bs 22/5, beautiful souvenir Crosby cover with black embossed eagle over shield and photo of 'Yankee Clipper' at mooring.
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Lot Number: 609

(Tunisia) Aerophilatelic Expo, Tunis to Marseilles,, bs, attractive blue/white/purple souvenir card, franked 1F50, large violet circular Expo cachet, green/white Expo vignette, light blue/black airmail etiquette. Attractive item.

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Date: 1932, May 16
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Tunisia

Description: Aerophilatelic Expo, Tunis to Marseilles,, bs, attractive blue/white/purple souvenir card, franked 1F50, large violet circular Expo cachet, green/white Expo vignette, light blue/black airmail etiquette. Attractive item.
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Lot Number: 487

(Netherlands) Netherlands acceptance for NWI for carriage on the Pan Am F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, Amsterdam to Curacao, bs 6/6, via Marseille Gare Avion 24/5 and New York 27/5, airmail etiquette cover franked 55c, large red framed flight cachet, typed "Par Premier Service Aerien France-Etats-Unis". Scarce.

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Date: 1939, May 23
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Netherlands acceptance for NWI for carriage on the Pan Am F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, Amsterdam to Curacao, bs 6/6, via Marseille Gare Avion 24/5 and New York 27/5, airmail etiquette cover franked 55c, large red framed flight cachet, typed "Par Premier Service Aerien France-Etats-Unis". Scarce.
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Lot Number: 488

(Netherlands) Netherlands acceptance for Pan Am F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Southampton to New York, bs 27/5, via Marseille Gare Avion 25/5, airmail etiquette cover franked 40c, large red framed flight cachet, typed "Par Premier Service Aerien France-Etats-Unis". Uncommon.

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Date: 1939, May 23
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Netherlands acceptance for Pan Am F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Southampton to New York, bs 27/5, via Marseille Gare Avion 25/5, airmail etiquette cover franked 40c, large red framed flight cachet, typed "Par Premier Service Aerien France-Etats-Unis". Uncommon.
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Lot Number: 353

(Germany) Pre-printed Aeropostale envelope printed in Germany (with Aeropostale replacing C.G.A. in red) postmarked Hamburg December 16, 1932 with Marseille transit b/s December 18 and arrival b/s Porto Alegre December 24th. Franked with Scott C29, C30 (2) and scarce C32.

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Date: 1932, Dec 16
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Germany

Description: Pre-printed Aeropostale envelope printed in Germany (with Aeropostale replacing C.G.A. in red) postmarked Hamburg December 16, 1932 with Marseille transit b/s December 18 and arrival b/s Porto Alegre December 24th. Franked with Scott C29, C30 (2) and scarce C32.
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Lot Number: 168

(GB External) First acceptance of British mail for the inaugural London-Lyons-Marseilles direct service, Aero Field envelope franked 5 1/2d canc London W.C. tying dark blue/black airmail etiquette, Marseilles 15/7/1926 arrival cds on back, violet St Line 'Par Avion' hs.

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Date: 1926, Jul 14
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of British mail for the inaugural London-Lyons-Marseilles direct service, Aero Field envelope franked 5 1/2d canc London W.C. tying dark blue/black airmail etiquette, Marseilles 15/7/1926 arrival cds on back, violet St Line 'Par Avion' hs.
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Lot Number: 195

(GB External) A possibly first recorded airmail to South China, from London to Shanghai, bs 29/1, via Marseilles 10/1 and Saigon 19/1, flown at the reduced rate of 1/4d, plain cover franked 1/- & 4d canc Glasgow cds, ms 'Air Mail', blue/white airmail etiquette. This service is listed in Proud's Postal History of British Airmails page 228. But he says that no covers carried on this service have ever been seen. So this item is truly one for the exhibit..

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Date: 1934, Jan 6
Est. price: £315.00
Category: GB External

Description: A possibly first recorded airmail to South China, from London to Shanghai, bs 29/1, via Marseilles 10/1 and Saigon 19/1, flown at the reduced rate of 1/4d, plain cover franked 1/- & 4d canc Glasgow cds, ms 'Air Mail', blue/white airmail etiquette. This service is listed in Proud's Postal History of British Airmails page 228. But he says that no covers carried on this service have ever been seen. So this item is truly one for the exhibit..
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Lot Number: 192

(GB External) First acceptance of British mails for carriage by Air Orient, London to Hong Kong via Paris, Marselles and Saigon service, red Hong Kong 1 Nov 32 double ring arrival ds, via Marseilles 19/10 on front, plain 'Printed Matter' cover franked 8d, canc London FS Air Mail. Superb and scarce item, Newall 120u (1996).

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Date: 1932, Oct 19
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of British mails for carriage by Air Orient, London to Hong Kong via Paris, Marselles and Saigon service, red Hong Kong 1 Nov 32 double ring arrival ds, via Marseilles 19/10 on front, plain 'Printed Matter' cover franked 8d, canc London FS Air Mail. Superb and scarce item, Newall 120u (1996).
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Lot Number: 164

(French Somali Coast) World War II Emergency Blockade Runner mail flight, Djibouti to Marseille, bs Marignane Airport (Marseille), blue/grey'Via  Air France' envelope franked 100c, black framed two lline "Services Aeriens Speciaux/Pendant de Reacus de Djubouti".

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Date: 1942, Feb 20
Est. price: £20.00
Category: French Somali Coast

Description: World War II Emergency Blockade Runner mail flight, Djibouti to Marseille, bs Marignane Airport (Marseille), blue/grey'Via Air France' envelope franked 100c, black framed two lline "Services Aeriens Speciaux/Pendant de Reacus de Djubouti".
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Lot Number: 159

(French Guinea) WWII censored cover, Siguiri to Bikfaya, Lebanon, bs 11/1/40, via Marseille 7/1 and Beyrouth 10/1, blue frame/white imprint etiquette cover franked 5.50F, C/2 in small black circle (Gabon) censor mark. Interestng routing.

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Date: 1939, Dec 28
Est. price: £40.00
Category: French Guinea

Description: WWII censored cover, Siguiri to Bikfaya, Lebanon, bs 11/1/40, via Marseille 7/1 and Beyrouth 10/1, blue frame/white imprint etiquette cover franked 5.50F, C/2 in small black circle (Gabon) censor mark. Interestng routing.
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Lot Number: 154

(France) Pan Am F/F Marseilles to Lisbon, bs 25/5 via Marseiilles 25/5, scarce BLACK cachet, attractive air cover franked 3F.

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Date: 1939, May 25
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: Pan Am F/F Marseilles to Lisbon, bs 25/5 via Marseiilles 25/5, scarce BLACK cachet, attractive air cover franked 3F.
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Lot Number: 88

(Belgium) Belgium acceptance for Pan American F/F Marseille, bs 24/5 to New York, bs 27/5, plain cover franked 75c postage and 5F air surcharge, fine strike red flight cachet .

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Date: 1939, May 23
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium acceptance for Pan American F/F Marseille, bs 24/5 to New York, bs 27/5, plain cover franked 75c postage and 5F air surcharge, fine strike red flight cachet .
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Lot Number: 75

(Belgian Congo) First acceptance of mail for Switzerland, for carriage on the accelerated Sabena service from Elisabethville-Brussels, Jadotville to Berne via Elisabethville 29/10, airmail etiquette cover franked 6F05, blue return first flight cachet, airmail etiquette cancelled by Marseilles black three line Jusqu'a, then speedy rail service to Switzerland. Nice item.

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Date: 1936, Oct 28
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: First acceptance of mail for Switzerland, for carriage on the accelerated Sabena service from Elisabethville-Brussels, Jadotville to Berne via Elisabethville 29/10, airmail etiquette cover franked 6F05, blue return first flight cachet, airmail etiquette cancelled by Marseilles black three line Jusqu'a, then speedy rail service to Switzerland. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 69

(Azores) Scarcer Crosby cacheted Pan Am Yankee Clipper Trans-Atlantic F/F via Southern route, Horta to Marseille, bs 22/5, fine gold Crosby cachet, official Horta-Lisbon flight cachet, airmail cover. Popular with collectors, but not easy to find.

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Date: 1939, May 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Azores

Description: Scarcer Crosby cacheted Pan Am Yankee Clipper Trans-Atlantic F/F via Southern route, Horta to Marseille, bs 22/5, fine gold Crosby cachet, official Horta-Lisbon flight cachet, airmail cover. Popular with collectors, but not easy to find.
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Lot Number: 14

(Algeria) Trans-Sahara airmail, special 'Congres de la Rose et d'Orange' flight, El Golea to Marseilles, bs 2/2, Aeropostale envelope franked 1F50, blue diamond flight cachet. Mu #20, 2000Ff.

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Date: 1930, Jan 31
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Algeria

Description: Trans-Sahara airmail, special 'Congres de la Rose et d'Orange' flight, El Golea to Marseilles, bs 2/2, Aeropostale envelope franked 1F50, blue diamond flight cachet. Mu #20, 2000Ff.
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Lot Number: 13

(Algeria) Aero Club de Provence/Compagnie Generale Aerpostale, experimental flight  from Alger to Marseille, bs 20/11/26, and return, franked 50c, red/black 'Par Avion' etiquette tied by special 'winged' flight cachet, also circular and violet hs's, see scan

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Date: 1926, Nov 19
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Algeria

Description: Aero Club de Provence/Compagnie Generale Aerpostale, experimental flight from Alger to Marseille, bs 20/11/26, and return, franked 50c, red/black 'Par Avion' etiquette tied by special 'winged' flight cachet, also circular and violet hs's, see scan
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Lot Number: 608

(Syria) First acceptance for Syria from Belgium for carrage on the inaugural Air France Marseille-Tunis-Tripoli-Cairo-Damascus service, Brussels to Damascus, bs 11/2, Van Reet red/yellow/black horizontal stripe airmail cover, franked 2F air and 1.5F ordinary, typed 'Marseile-Tunis-Damascus'. Scarce item in fine condition.

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Date: 1939, Feb 7
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Syria

Description: First acceptance for Syria from Belgium for carrage on the inaugural Air France Marseille-Tunis-Tripoli-Cairo-Damascus service, Brussels to Damascus, bs 11/2, Van Reet red/yellow/black horizontal stripe airmail cover, franked 2F air and 1.5F ordinary, typed 'Marseile-Tunis-Damascus'. Scarce item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 440

(Italy) A rare and likely first acceptance of Italian mail for carriage to the Belgian Congo on the Air France/Air Afrique Paris-Marseilles-Algeria-Leopoldville extension to Elisabethville, a Victor Nawratil registered (label) imprint etiquette cover franked  3.70L, 85 1/2c, canc San Marino 16/11 cds, ms's "Per Posta Aerea Belga/Bruxelles-Marsiglia-Congo" and"Via Marsiglia (Marseille)". Carried by the second Air France/Air Afrique  Marseilles-Algeria-Elisabethville flight but, being a Nawratil cover, this is almost certainly a first acceptance from San Marino for the extended route.  Ex Clowes.

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Date: 1935, Nov 16
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Italy

Description: A rare and likely first acceptance of Italian mail for carriage to the Belgian Congo on the Air France/Air Afrique Paris-Marseilles-Algeria-Leopoldville extension to Elisabethville, a Victor Nawratil registered (label) imprint etiquette cover franked 3.70L, 85 1/2c, canc San Marino 16/11 cds, ms's "Per Posta Aerea Belga/Bruxelles-Marsiglia-Congo" and"Via Marsiglia (Marseille)". Carried by the second Air France/Air Afrique Marseilles-Algeria-Elisabethville flight but, being a Nawratil cover, this is almost certainly a first acceptance from San Marino for the extended route. Ex Clowes.
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Lot Number: 161

(French Niger) First Austria acceptance for Niger, Vienna to Niamey, 25/2 arrival ds front and back, plain card carried on the first regular SABENA flight by the aircraft "Edmond Thieffrey" from Brussels to Leopoldville via Marseilles-Oran-Colomb Bechar-Reggan-Gao-Niamey-Zinder-Fort Lamy-Bangui-Coquilhatville, franked Austria 1925 air 10g & 25g, red framed bilingual French/Flemish F/F cachet. Kohl 35.101 A4, only 22 flown. A superb item in fine condition. Ex Clowes.

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Date: 1935, Feb 21
Est. price: £65.00
Category: French Niger

Description: First Austria acceptance for Niger, Vienna to Niamey, 25/2 arrival ds front and back, plain card carried on the first regular SABENA flight by the aircraft "Edmond Thieffrey" from Brussels to Leopoldville via Marseilles-Oran-Colomb Bechar-Reggan-Gao-Niamey-Zinder-Fort Lamy-Bangui-Coquilhatville, franked Austria 1925 air 10g & 25g, red framed bilingual French/Flemish F/F cachet. Kohl 35.101 A4, only 22 flown. A superb item in fine condition. Ex Clowes.
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