Lot Number: 88
|Date: 1935, Feb 9|
Description: Air France Alger-Marseille service, cover from airmail specialist Henri Truc postmarked Alger February 9, 1935 to another airmail specialist Frank Muller in Paris with arrival b/s February 12. Interesting usage of obsolete Air Orient envelope with 1931 Colonial Exhibition cachet. The Alger-Marseille service was in operation since 1928 but covers from that route are scarce (compared to the Casablanca-Marseille route). Scott 8, 9 and 61.
Lot Number: 211
|Date: 1934, Mar 9|
Description: Pre-printed Aeropostale cover postmarked Marseille March 9, 1934 to Buenos Aires with arrival b/s of March 18. Franked with Sc. 250 (pair). Special “South America by Aeropostale” envelope used here although Air France had taken over Aeropostale in 1933. Roughly opened verso.
Lot Number: 212
|Date: 1939, May 25|
Description: Pan Am F/F Marseilles to Lisbon 25/5, scarce BLACK cachet, attractive red/white/blue souvenir air cover from France.
Lot Number: 344
|Date: 1924, Oct 21|
Description: Ireland to Egypt, early airmail cover from Port Laoise, Ireland, to Alexandria, violet oval "Anglo Egyptian Bank/Correspondence/Oct 30 1924/Alexandria Egypt" dated receiver, plain cover franked 10d (4x 1922 Provisional Government of Ireland opts SG 4a), canc Port Laoise cds, tying dark blue/black bilingual Irish/English P.25 airmail etiquette, typed "Via London-Cairo Airmail". Flown on the London-Paris Friday air service to connect at Marseilles with the weekly P&O service to the Far East, see Proud Postal History of British Air Mails, p246. Nice item
Lot Number: 547
|Date: 1932, Dec 9|
Description: Sweden to Argentina, early airmail from Stockholm to Buenos Aires 25/12, via Berlin 10/12 and Marseilles 12/12, window cover franked 10x 30ore and 4x 25 ore (one has corner damage), Aeropostale.Great routing.