Lot Number: 87

(Belgian Congo) F/F FAM 22  Leopoldville to Belem, cachet, b/s 15/12, air cover, Pan Am

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Date: 1941, Dec 12
Est. price: £8.00 £6.80
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F FAM 22 Leopoldville to Belem, cachet, b/s 15/12, air cover, Pan Am

Lot Number: 88

(Belgian Congo) Pan Am clipper service USA to Africa, F/F FAM 22, Leopoldville to Natal, purple cachet, b/s 17/12. This strategically important service, linking Africa and the USA, opened just at the critical time when Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and the USA went to war.

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Date: 1941, Dec 12
Est. price: £8.00 £6.80
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Pan Am clipper service USA to Africa, F/F FAM 22, Leopoldville to Natal, purple cachet, b/s 17/12. This strategically important service, linking Africa and the USA, opened just at the critical time when Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and the USA went to war.

Lot Number: 316

(Germany) LATI ,Germany to Paraguay from Germany,  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 £21.25
Category: Germany

Description: LATI ,Germany to Paraguay from Germany, 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.

Lot Number: 430

(Nicaragua) Pan Am FAM 5, F/F Managua (Nicaragua) to Miami, no arrival b/s, printed W.J.Swinson airmail cover, franked 36c, large black special flight (Managua) cachet. Signed in ink by pilot C.D. Swinson. Muller #4, 2000 Ff.

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Date: 1929, May 15
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Nicaragua

Description: Pan Am FAM 5, F/F Managua (Nicaragua) to Miami, no arrival b/s, printed W.J.Swinson airmail cover, franked 36c, large black special flight (Managua) cachet. Signed in ink by pilot C.D. Swinson. Muller #4, 2000 Ff.

Lot Number: 447

(Peru) Rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp, Lima to Buenos Aires, bs and also BA 98/21 in small circle postman's mark, Gran Hotel Bolivia, Lima corner cover with detailed route map of Grace Line South America to New York service, franked 170c Peruvian stamps, canc Lima cds, fine strike of rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp. Some top lh corner damage, see scan. Early Panagra commercial mail flown out of Peru is hard to find. The name "Pan American Grace Airways Incorporated" lasted but a short time and the PAGAI cachet is therefore very scarce

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Date: 1931, Jun 15
Est. price: £85.00 £72.25
Category: Peru

Description: Rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp, Lima to Buenos Aires, bs and also BA 98/21 in small circle postman's mark, Gran Hotel Bolivia, Lima corner cover with detailed route map of Grace Line South America to New York service, franked 170c Peruvian stamps, canc Lima cds, fine strike of rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp. Some top lh corner damage, see scan. Early Panagra commercial mail flown out of Peru is hard to find. The name "Pan American Grace Airways Incorporated" lasted but a short time and the PAGAI cachet is therefore very scarce

Lot Number: 458

(Puerto Rico) Pan Am F/F FAM 6, San Juan-St Thomas, bs 22/9, flown by Lindburgh in Sikorsky S-38A amphibian.

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Date: 1929, Sep 22
Est. price: £18.00 £15.30
Category: Puerto Rico

Description: Pan Am F/F FAM 6, San Juan-St Thomas, bs 22/9, flown by Lindburgh in Sikorsky S-38A amphibian.