Lot Number: 207

(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, London to Montreal, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 2 1/2d, (to include airmail surcharge), canc London FS/Air Mail, Francis Field authentication hs 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. A super item.

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Date: 1931, May 8
Est. price: £55.00
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, London to Montreal, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 2 1/2d, (to include airmail surcharge), canc London FS/Air Mail, Francis Field authentication hs 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. A super item.
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Lot Number: 331

(Ireland) Scarcer F/F Imperial Airways North Atlantic Service, Foynes to Botwood, bs St Johns 7/8, official cachet, official blue/grey IAW souvenir cover, Imperial Airways. Baldwin 559d.

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Date: 1939, Aug 6
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Scarcer F/F Imperial Airways North Atlantic Service, Foynes to Botwood, bs St Johns 7/8, official cachet, official blue/grey IAW souvenir cover, Imperial Airways. Baldwin 559d.
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Lot Number: 600

(Ephemera) 'Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei', illustrated timetable and tariffs for the Europe-South America flights and the  Hindenburg North Atlantic service, 6pp, 21x10cm, in FRENCH.

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Date: Timetables, brochures
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: 'Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei', illustrated timetable and tariffs for the Europe-South America flights and the Hindenburg North Atlantic service, 6pp, 21x10cm, in FRENCH.
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Lot Number: 520

(United States) 

A fascinating triple/quadruple short paid first flight cover being a first acceptance of US mail for England (FAM 18), for Bangkok and Hong Kong (FAM 18 and Imperial Airways) for carriage on the inaugural Pan Am North Atlantic route. It was then intended for OAT on what would be the first FAM 18 Pan American & Imperial Airways Round the World Flight  New York-England-Bangkok-Hong Kong-Honolulu-San Francisco-New York. But the postage paid at Hong Kong was insufficient for transport by, so it completed its journey by sea.. Airmail cover, 22x11cm, postmarked New York 24/6/39, London 29/6, Victoria HK 8/7, and New York 8/8, FAM 18 F/F cachet, black 'T' in circle and red 'Postage Due (ms 4) Cents', Displayed on three album pages including the original USPO document dated 7 August (see web site scan) and a detailed explanation of route, dates, and postage costs. An exceptional exhibit item.

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Date: 1939, Jun 24
Est. price: £250.00
Category: United States

Description: A fascinating triple/quadruple short paid first flight cover being a first acceptance of US mail for England (FAM 18), for Bangkok and Hong Kong (FAM 18 and Imperial Airways) for carriage on the inaugural Pan Am North Atlantic route. It was then intended for OAT on what would be the first FAM 18 Pan American & Imperial Airways Round the World Flight New York-England-Bangkok-Hong Kong-Honolulu-San Francisco-New York. But the postage paid at Hong Kong was insufficient for transport by, so it completed its journey by sea.. Airmail cover, 22x11cm, postmarked New York 24/6/39, London 29/6, Victoria HK 8/7, and New York 8/8, FAM 18 F/F cachet, black 'T' in circle and red 'Postage Due (ms 4) Cents', Displayed on three album pages including the original USPO document dated 7 August (see web site scan) and a detailed explanation of route, dates, and postage costs. An exceptional exhibit item.
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Lot Number: 420

(Ship to Shore) German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Bremen-Southampton, no arrival ds, souvenir airmail cover with large green imprinted 'Bremen' cachet franked 17c,canc U S Seapost.

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Date: 1930, Jul 2
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Bremen-Southampton, no arrival ds, souvenir airmail cover with large green imprinted 'Bremen' cachet franked 17c,canc U S Seapost.
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Lot Number: 409

(Paraguay) Inward to Paraguay from Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII airmail etiquette cover, Groesfeld to Asuncion, bs 30/4/41, franked 175rpf, canc Groesfeld 1/4/41 cds, ms "5g", sealed black/white German OKW censor tape, no code, also additional German censor marks, boxes with numbers on front. Correctly rated for 5g Germany to Paraguay by LATI, 150 rpf/5g air fee + 25rpf/20g surface (see Beith p39).  Flown DLH/Ala Littoria to Rome, Rome to Rio de Janero by LATI, then likely Pan Am to Asuncion, thus avoiding the British censorship on the Pan Am North Atlantic service.

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Date: 1941, Apr 1
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Paraguay

Description: Inward to Paraguay from Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII airmail etiquette cover, Groesfeld to Asuncion, bs 30/4/41, franked 175rpf, canc Groesfeld 1/4/41 cds, ms "5g", sealed black/white German OKW censor tape, no code, also additional German censor marks, boxes with numbers on front. Correctly rated for 5g Germany to Paraguay by LATI, 150 rpf/5g air fee + 25rpf/20g surface (see Beith p39). Flown DLH/Ala Littoria to Rome, Rome to Rio de Janero by LATI, then likely Pan Am to Asuncion, thus avoiding the British censorship on the Pan Am North Atlantic service.
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Lot Number: 373

(Newfoundland) High value franking on scarcer Imperial Airways F/F Transatlantic Service, Botwood to England, bs 12/8,  registered (hs) cover franked 1931 air set of 3 (Cat SG £164 used), typed "North Atlantic Air Service".  Only a few exist as most were flown out by PAA Northern service to arrive in time.

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Date: 1939, Aug 10
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Newfoundland

Description: High value franking on scarcer Imperial Airways F/F Transatlantic Service, Botwood to England, bs 12/8, registered (hs) cover franked 1931 air set of 3 (Cat SG £164 used), typed "North Atlantic Air Service". Only a few exist as most were flown out by PAA Northern service to arrive in time.
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Lot Number: 375

(Newfoundland) Scarcer Imperial Airways F/F Transatlantic Service, Botwood to England, bs 12/8,  registered (hs) cover franked 1937 Coronation set of 11, typed "North Atlantic Air Service".  Only a few exist as most were flown out by PAA Northern service to arrive in time.

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Date: 1939, Aug 10
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Newfoundland

Description: Scarcer Imperial Airways F/F Transatlantic Service, Botwood to England, bs 12/8, registered (hs) cover franked 1937 Coronation set of 11, typed "North Atlantic Air Service". Only a few exist as most were flown out by PAA Northern service to arrive in time.
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