Lot Number: 660

(Uruguay) First North Atlantic sea-air service, Montevideo to London, no arrival ds, Uruguay to England, carried on the first North Atlantic sea-air service, Montevideo to London, registered (label) cover, franked 34c, canc 'Recomendata/Montevideo 5/5/36 cds, and verso Montevideo 15/5/36 cds  tied by red/white "Servicio Postergado" (delayed) sticker, fine strike red framed "Primer Viaje Del/Servicio maritimo-aereo/entre/Montevideo-Lisboa-Paris-/Londres/ 6 Mayo 1936" flight cachet, ms 'Por Via Aerea a partir de Lisboa por Massilia'. Carried by the paquebot Massilia (Compagnie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique) from Montevideo-Lisbon, then flown to London via Paris. Le Massilia was a cruise line Compagnie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique, launched in 1914.

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Date: 1936, May 6
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Uruguay

Description: First North Atlantic sea-air service, Montevideo to London, no arrival ds, Uruguay to England, carried on the first North Atlantic sea-air service, Montevideo to London, registered (label) cover, franked 34c, canc 'Recomendata/Montevideo 5/5/36 cds, and verso Montevideo 15/5/36 cds tied by red/white "Servicio Postergado" (delayed) sticker, fine strike red framed "Primer Viaje Del/Servicio maritimo-aereo/entre/Montevideo-Lisboa-Paris-/Londres/ 6 Mayo 1936" flight cachet, ms 'Por Via Aerea a partir de Lisboa por Massilia'. Carried by the paquebot Massilia (Compagnie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique) from Montevideo-Lisbon, then flown to London via Paris. Le Massilia was a cruise line Compagnie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique, launched in 1914.
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Lot Number: 563

(Ship to Shore) German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, New York to Europe, red framed 'Mit Luftpost befordert/Zweiglftpostaftampt/Berlin Zentralflughafen',  circular Berlin 'Berlin C2/8.5.30' arrival cachet verso, plain cover franked US 20c air, canc Varick St/30/4/30, inland origin, red flight cachet, red framed 'Mit Katepultflug' advisory cachet. Signed by the captain Jobst von Strudnitz. A neat hand drawn map, 16x9cm, of route accompanies this item.

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Date: 1930, May 08
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, New York to Europe, red framed 'Mit Luftpost befordert/Zweiglftpostaftampt/Berlin Zentralflughafen', circular Berlin 'Berlin C2/8.5.30' arrival cachet verso, plain cover franked US 20c air, canc Varick St/30/4/30, inland origin, red flight cachet, red framed 'Mit Katepultflug' advisory cachet. Signed by the captain Jobst von Strudnitz. A neat hand drawn map, 16x9cm, of route accompanies this item.
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Lot Number: 562

(Ship to Shore) German North Atlantic Catapult Service to New York, inland origin via Koln-Cherbourg supplimentary flight, franked German 75pf canc Berlin cds, red flight cachet, red 'Luftpost befordert/Koln 2' hs, black/yellow airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1929, Aug 12
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: German North Atlantic Catapult Service to New York, inland origin via Koln-Cherbourg supplimentary flight, franked German 75pf canc Berlin cds, red flight cachet, red 'Luftpost befordert/Koln 2' hs, black/yellow airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 561

(Ship to Shore) German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, New York to-England, no arrival ds, red framed Bremen 2.8.1929  flight cachet, plain cover franked USA 20c.

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Date: 1929, Aug 02
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, New York to-England, no arrival ds, red framed Bremen 2.8.1929 flight cachet, plain cover franked USA 20c.
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Lot Number: 559

(Ship to Shore) North Atlantic Catapult, Bremen-New York cover, landpost, franked 75pf canc Hannove/Flughafen cds's,  oval black first flight/2.7.29, and large boxed red Bremen cachets.

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Date: 1929, Jul 22
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: North Atlantic Catapult, Bremen-New York cover, landpost, franked 75pf canc Hannove/Flughafen cds's, oval black first flight/2.7.29, and large boxed red Bremen cachets.
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Lot Number: 564

(Ship to Shore) German North Atlantic Catapult Service to New York, franked German stamps canc Europa twin circle seapost handstamp, red flight cachet, original red boxed catapult route handstamp, blue/white airmail etiquette, NDL company cover with logo on flap.

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Date: 1930, May 09
Est. price: £16.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: German North Atlantic Catapult Service to New York, franked German stamps canc Europa twin circle seapost handstamp, red flight cachet, original red boxed catapult route handstamp, blue/white airmail etiquette, NDL company cover with logo on flap.
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Lot Number: 560

(Ship to Shore) German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Bremen-England, no arrival ds, red framed flight cachet, plain cover franked Germany 25pf x3 (one has a corner fault). Signed by the captain  L. Ziegenbein.

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Date: 1929, Aug 02
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Bremen-England, no arrival ds, red framed flight cachet, plain cover franked Germany 25pf x3 (one has a corner fault). Signed by the captain L. Ziegenbein.
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Lot Number: 430

(Ireland) Scarcer F/F North Atlantic Service, Foynes to Montreal, bs 6/8, official cachet, official cover, Imperial Airways. Baldwin 559e.

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Date: 1939, Aug 6
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Scarcer F/F North Atlantic Service, Foynes to Montreal, bs 6/8, official cachet, official cover, Imperial Airways. Baldwin 559e.
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Lot Number: 232

(GB External) Rare acceptance from Great Britain for Bermuda, bs St Georges 9 Jun 39, for carriage over the Pan Am Southern Route, airmail etiquette cover under franked with KGVI 5d strip of 3 canc Hackney cds,  black 'T' in hexagon  and '1s/-' tax due hand stamps on front,  typed  'North Atlantic Air Service'. Only a few covers were prepared addressed to Bermuda, see Clark W.J.,#32.1.

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Date: 1939, Jun 8
Est. price: £250.00
Category: GB External

Description: Rare acceptance from Great Britain for Bermuda, bs St Georges 9 Jun 39, for carriage over the Pan Am Southern Route, airmail etiquette cover under franked with KGVI 5d strip of 3 canc Hackney cds, black 'T' in hexagon and '1s/-' tax due hand stamps on front, typed 'North Atlantic Air Service'. Only a few covers were prepared addressed to Bermuda, see Clark W.J.,#32.1.
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Lot Number: 236

(GB External) Imperial Airways first trans Atlantic flight (Northern route), Southampton to New York, bs 6/8, attractive uncommon blue/cream "W.S.C. (?Westminster Stamp Club) "First East to West Regular Transatlantic Air Mail Service 1939" cover franked 1/3d, violet double framed "North Atlantic/Air Service" and "First Trans-Atlantic Mail/Imperial Airways" cachets.

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Date: 1939, Aug 4
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways first trans Atlantic flight (Northern route), Southampton to New York, bs 6/8, attractive uncommon blue/cream "W.S.C. (?Westminster Stamp Club) "First East to West Regular Transatlantic Air Mail Service 1939" cover franked 1/3d, violet double framed "North Atlantic/Air Service" and "First Trans-Atlantic Mail/Imperial Airways" cachets.
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Lot Number: 234

(GB External) F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Southampton to Shediac, bs 1/7, plain registered (label) cover franked KGV 2 1/2d x2, 3d & 10d, uncommon black circular flight cachet "First Official Flight North Atlantic/June 30th 1939 Air Mail".

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Date: 1939, Jun 28
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Southampton to Shediac, bs 1/7, plain registered (label) cover franked KGV 2 1/2d x2, 3d & 10d, uncommon black circular flight cachet "First Official Flight North Atlantic/June 30th 1939 Air Mail".
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Lot Number: 233

(GB External) F/F Great Britain to Port Dover, Canada, bs Port Dover 4/7 via Shediac 1/7, Train & Camp PPO 1/7,  and Toronto 3/7, registered (label) cover franked 1/6d carried on F/F Pan Am Northern route North Atlantic Service. Nice routing

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Date: 1939, Jun 27
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F Great Britain to Port Dover, Canada, bs Port Dover 4/7 via Shediac 1/7, Train & Camp PPO 1/7, and Toronto 3/7, registered (label) cover franked 1/6d carried on F/F Pan Am Northern route North Atlantic Service. Nice routing
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Lot Number: 186

(GB External) St. Lawrence Seaway  North Atlantic air-sea acceleration service from GB to Canada 1927-39, first flight of the re-opened service (Baldwin #284) following its closure in early 1931 due to the Great Depression, Ibstock, Leicester to Toronto, no arrival ds, Wheatcroft cover correctly rated 2 1/2d, (to include airmail surcharge), ms 'By the Duchess of Richmond'. The 'St. Lawrence Seaway Air Mail Service', a 27 page A5 illustrated article by Beith R accompanies this item offering a great opportunity to research this little known service.

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Date: 1931, May 8
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB External

Description: St. Lawrence Seaway North Atlantic air-sea acceleration service from GB to Canada 1927-39, first flight of the re-opened service (Baldwin #284) following its closure in early 1931 due to the Great Depression, Ibstock, Leicester to Toronto, no arrival ds, Wheatcroft cover correctly rated 2 1/2d, (to include airmail surcharge), ms 'By the Duchess of Richmond'. The 'St. Lawrence Seaway Air Mail Service', a 27 page A5 illustrated article by Beith R accompanies this item offering a great opportunity to research this little known service.
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Lot Number: 116

(Canada) St. Lawrence Seaway  North Atlantic air-sea acceleration service 1927-39, first flight Ottawa to Bradore Bay for various destinations on the occasion of the Imperial Economic Conference in Ottawa, flown by RCAF, Ottawa to Liverpool, via Bradore Bay 13/7 transit cds, Special Delivery franked 27c inc 13c Special Delivery stamp and FDI 6c on 5c air stamp, canc slogan "By AIR from Ottawa to Belle Isle/1/3 of shortest route to Europe/Jul 12 1932", typed 'Via Airmail/Ottawa-Bradore Bay/Special Delivery', black first flight cachet. The 'St. Lawrence Seaway Air Mail Service', a 27 page A5 illustrated article by Beith R accompanies this item offering a great opportunity to research this little known service.

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Date: 1932, Jul 12
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Canada

Description: St. Lawrence Seaway North Atlantic air-sea acceleration service 1927-39, first flight Ottawa to Bradore Bay for various destinations on the occasion of the Imperial Economic Conference in Ottawa, flown by RCAF, Ottawa to Liverpool, via Bradore Bay 13/7 transit cds, Special Delivery franked 27c inc 13c Special Delivery stamp and FDI 6c on 5c air stamp, canc slogan "By AIR from Ottawa to Belle Isle/1/3 of shortest route to Europe/Jul 12 1932", typed 'Via Airmail/Ottawa-Bradore Bay/Special Delivery', black first flight cachet. The 'St. Lawrence Seaway Air Mail Service', a 27 page A5 illustrated article by Beith R accompanies this item offering a great opportunity to research this little known service.
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Lot Number: 98

(Brazil)  Rare censored LATI WWII airmail cover, Sao Paul to Naples, bs 15/11/41, franked 5400R, canc Correo Aereo/Sao Paul, 30/10/41 cds, attractive three line blue/white "Por Via Aerea/Por Avion/Via LATI" gull wing etiquette, sealed scarce Naples censor tape "Verificato per Censura/NP", also numerals in circle Italian censor mark verso. Correctly rated for Brazil to Europe by LATI (5000R air fee + 400R basic, see Beith p41). Carried all the way from Rio de Janero to Rome by LATI, thus avoiding the British censorship on the Pan Am North Atlantic service. Inward Italian censorship markings are quite rare (Beith p48).

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Date: 1941, Oct 30
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Rare censored LATI WWII airmail cover, Sao Paul to Naples, bs 15/11/41, franked 5400R, canc Correo Aereo/Sao Paul, 30/10/41 cds, attractive three line blue/white "Por Via Aerea/Por Avion/Via LATI" gull wing etiquette, sealed scarce Naples censor tape "Verificato per Censura/NP", also numerals in circle Italian censor mark verso. Correctly rated for Brazil to Europe by LATI (5000R air fee + 400R basic, see Beith p41). Carried all the way from Rio de Janero to Rome by LATI, thus avoiding the British censorship on the Pan Am North Atlantic service. Inward Italian censorship markings are quite rare (Beith p48).
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Lot Number: 71

(Azores) F/F FAM 18 Southern North Atlantic route, Horta-New York, bs 27/5, blue cachet, b/s, uncommon cream/grey black souvenir cover with attractive picture of flying boat in flight, Pan Am.

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Date: 1939, May 26
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Azores

Description: F/F FAM 18 Southern North Atlantic route, Horta-New York, bs 27/5, blue cachet, b/s, uncommon cream/grey black souvenir cover with attractive picture of flying boat in flight, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 70

(Azores) F/F FAM 18 Southern North Atlantic route, Horta-New York, blue cachet, b/s, very attractive and uncommon cream/light blue and red souvenir 'map'' cover with "New York First Transatlantic Air Mail Service/Over the Southern Route" text, Pan Am.

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Date: 1939, May 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Azores

Description: F/F FAM 18 Southern North Atlantic route, Horta-New York, blue cachet, b/s, very attractive and uncommon cream/light blue and red souvenir 'map'' cover with "New York First Transatlantic Air Mail Service/Over the Southern Route" text, Pan Am.
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