Lot Number: 229

(GB External) St. Lawrence Seaway  North Atlantic air-sea acceleration service 1927-39, London-Rimouski-Montreal, first acceptance of British airmails for the Canadian route, London to Montreal, no arrival ds, imprint airmail etiquette cover addressed to McGill University, franked 2 1/2d, canc London/Air Mail cds. Correctly rated 2 1/2d for the inclusive fee. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, May 08
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: GB External

Description: St. Lawrence Seaway North Atlantic air-sea acceleration service 1927-39, London-Rimouski-Montreal, first acceptance of British airmails for the Canadian route, London to Montreal, no arrival ds, imprint airmail etiquette cover addressed to McGill University, franked 2 1/2d, canc London/Air Mail cds. Correctly rated 2 1/2d for the inclusive fee. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Lot Number: 237

(GB External) St. Lawrence Seaway  North Atlantic air-sea acceleration service 1927-39, first return flight Bradore Bay/Belle Isle to Montreal with mail collected from the incoming Empress of Britain on the occasion of the Imperial Economic Conference in Ottawa, flown by RCAF, London to Ottawa, bs 18/7, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 2  1/2d, canc London FS/13 Jul 32,   "By Seaplane from Strait of Belle Isle/1/3 of shortest route to Europe" slogan cancellation verso. 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 13
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: GB External

Description: St. Lawrence Seaway North Atlantic air-sea acceleration service 1927-39, first return flight Bradore Bay/Belle Isle to Montreal with mail collected from the incoming Empress of Britain on the occasion of the Imperial Economic Conference in Ottawa, flown by RCAF, London to Ottawa, bs 18/7, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 2 1/2d, canc London FS/13 Jul 32, "By Seaplane from Strait of Belle Isle/1/3 of shortest route to Europe" slogan cancellation verso. 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.

Lot Number: 504

(Ship to Shore) German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Liechtenstein acceptance for the Europa to New York service, plain cover franked 1933 Liechtenstein Golden Eagle 10 and 20c, canc Triesenberg 24.VIII.35, red 'Deutscher Schleuderflug/8.9.35/D Europa-New York' flight confirmation cachet. Typed 'vom Damfer Bremen 24.8.35 - missed this flight and carried on the next W-E service. Only 19 flown, cat 1000USD, Graue and Leder. Rare item in fine condition.

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Date: 1935, Sep 8
Est. price: £225.00 £191.25
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Liechtenstein acceptance for the Europa to New York service, plain cover franked 1933 Liechtenstein Golden Eagle 10 and 20c, canc Triesenberg 24.VIII.35, red 'Deutscher Schleuderflug/8.9.35/D Europa-New York' flight confirmation cachet. Typed 'vom Damfer Bremen 24.8.35 - missed this flight and carried on the next W-E service. Only 19 flown, cat 1000USD, Graue and Leder. Rare item in fine condition.

Lot Number: 621

(Ephemera) SS Duchess of Richmond, involved in the St. Lawrence Seaway  North Atlantic air-sea acceleration service 1927-39 carrying inward mail from GB to Canada, original sepia PPC, unused.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £12.00 £10.20
Category: Ephemera

Description: SS Duchess of Richmond, involved in the St. Lawrence Seaway North Atlantic air-sea acceleration service 1927-39 carrying inward mail from GB to Canada, original sepia PPC, unused.