Lot Number: 55

(Collection) Worldwide 16 early/pioneer flights 1925-1929, including 1923 1925 F/F Montevideo-Rincon; 1925 April F/F Tehran-Baghdad; 1927 December underpaid Cuba-England by airmail via New York; 1928 November  GB-Giradot, Colombia ; 1928 Doolittle F/Fs Chile-Buenos Aires, and Lima-La Paz; 1928 October F/F Malta-Baghdad via Alexandria registered cover franked 5 1/2 revenues and 6d airmail; 1929 July Bremen catapult Germany-New York on board cancel; 1929 Sep 15 Pan Am F/F Surinam-Georgetown British Guiana; F/F Asuncion-Buenos Aires; F/F Baghdad-Vienna via Alexandria; 1929 F/F Tampico-Brownsville; 1929 Buga Colombia-Bogota; 1929 Tehran-Meched; 1929 Cochabamba-La Paz. A fascinating and varied lot in fine condition. Images.

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Est. price: £250.00 £212.50
Category: Collection

Description: Worldwide 16 early/pioneer flights 1925-1929, including 1923 1925 F/F Montevideo-Rincon; 1925 April F/F Tehran-Baghdad; 1927 December underpaid Cuba-England by airmail via New York; 1928 November GB-Giradot, Colombia ; 1928 Doolittle F/Fs Chile-Buenos Aires, and Lima-La Paz; 1928 October F/F Malta-Baghdad via Alexandria registered cover franked 5 1/2 revenues and 6d airmail; 1929 July Bremen catapult Germany-New York on board cancel; 1929 Sep 15 Pan Am F/F Surinam-Georgetown British Guiana; F/F Asuncion-Buenos Aires; F/F Baghdad-Vienna via Alexandria; 1929 F/F Tampico-Brownsville; 1929 Buga Colombia-Bogota; 1929 Tehran-Meched; 1929 Cochabamba-La Paz. A fascinating and varied lot in fine condition. Images.

Lot Number: 123

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, censored cover, London to New Zealand, no arrival ds, franked 4/6d , canc Ipswich 17 Oct 41 cds, ms "Air Mail/Trans Atlantic Airways/Trans Pacific Clipper", red 'From HM Ship/Passed by Censor' hs. Correctly rated 4/6d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK. Carried by BOAC to Lisbon, FAM18 trans Atlantic service to USA, US internal air service to link with Pan Am in San Francisco then OAT by FAM19 to Auckland. The Pacific Clipper service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war and ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.

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Date: 1941, Oct 17
Est. price: £55.00 £46.75
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, censored cover, London to New Zealand, no arrival ds, franked 4/6d , canc Ipswich 17 Oct 41 cds, ms "Air Mail/Trans Atlantic Airways/Trans Pacific Clipper", red 'From HM Ship/Passed by Censor' hs. Correctly rated 4/6d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK. Carried by BOAC to Lisbon, FAM18 trans Atlantic service to USA, US internal air service to link with Pan Am in San Francisco then OAT by FAM19 to Auckland. The Pacific Clipper service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war and ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.

Lot Number: 174

(Brazil) Pan Am clipper service to Africa,  F/F FAM 22, Belem to Leopoldville, large boxed purple cachet showing route, b/s. 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 8
Est. price: £10.00 £8.50
Category: Brazil

Description: Pan Am clipper service to Africa, F/F FAM 22, Belem to Leopoldville, large boxed purple cachet showing route, b/s. 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: 190

(Canada) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Shediac-Foynes, arrival hs 30/6, official black cachet on front, plain cover, attractive franking, nice array of blue/red airmail etiquettes front and verso. Attrctive item.

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Date: 1939, Jun 24
Est. price: £10.00 £8.50
Category: Canada

Description: Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Shediac-Foynes, arrival hs 30/6, official black cachet on front, plain cover, attractive franking, nice array of blue/red airmail etiquettes front and verso. Attrctive item.

Lot Number: 212

(France) Pan Am F/F Marseilles to Lisbon 25/5, scarce BLACK cachet, attractive red/white/blue souvenir air cover from France.

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Date: 1939, May 25
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: France

Description: Pan Am F/F Marseilles to Lisbon 25/5, scarce BLACK cachet, attractive red/white/blue souvenir air cover from France.

Lot Number: 261

(GB External) World War II, London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, franked 1/3d, canc Newport 3 Jun 1940 cds, fine large label "First Air Mail/England-Lisbon/Connecting with Pan American Airways Trans-Atlantic Service". As illustrated p192 Bergier. A Phillips, Newport, authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1940, Jun 04
Est. price: £50.00 £42.50
Category: GB External

Description: World War II, London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, franked 1/3d, canc Newport 3 Jun 1940 cds, fine large label "First Air Mail/England-Lisbon/Connecting with Pan American Airways Trans-Atlantic Service". As illustrated p192 Bergier. A Phillips, Newport, authentication hs verso.

Lot Number: 346

(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, bs 1/7, plain cover, Foynes purple departue cachet on front, airmail etiquette, signed by the pilot Capt. Harold Grey, and Bill ?Haley.

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Date: 1939, Jun 30
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, bs 1/7, plain cover, Foynes purple departue cachet on front, airmail etiquette, signed by the pilot Capt. Harold Grey, and Bill ?Haley.

Lot Number: 364

(Lindbergh) Air cover New York to Oslo, Norway, bs 25/5, carried by Lindbergh, airmail cover franked 4x14c canc Brooklyn duplex 23/4, verso Cristobal 27/4 transit cds, carried on US internal service to Miami, then F/F Pan Am FAM 5 Two Day Direct Express Service from Miami to Cristobal, then by sea to final destination. This Express service did not replace the regular existing service but was a additional weekly feature. Small non invasive rear top edge tear, does not detract. Interesting.

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Date: 1930, Apr 23
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Lindbergh

Description: Air cover New York to Oslo, Norway, bs 25/5, carried by Lindbergh, airmail cover franked 4x14c canc Brooklyn duplex 23/4, verso Cristobal 27/4 transit cds, carried on US internal service to Miami, then F/F Pan Am FAM 5 Two Day Direct Express Service from Miami to Cristobal, then by sea to final destination. This Express service did not replace the regular existing service but was a additional weekly feature. Small non invasive rear top edge tear, does not detract. Interesting.

Lot Number: 434

(New Zealand) World War II censored two ocean sea/air cover to England, correctly franked 3/6d for sea to Panama, air to Miami and New York, air by Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon (see Boyle p877), and onward to UK. Pale grey airmail etiquette cover, postmarked Timaru machine cancel, sealed black/white New Zealand censor tape tied by red circular NZ/5 censor mark.

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Date: 1942, Nov 16
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: New Zealand

Description: World War II censored two ocean sea/air cover to England, correctly franked 3/6d for sea to Panama, air to Miami and New York, air by Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon (see Boyle p877), and onward to UK. Pale grey airmail etiquette cover, postmarked Timaru machine cancel, sealed black/white New Zealand censor tape tied by red circular NZ/5 censor mark.

Lot Number: 476

(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: £100.00 £85.00
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: 617

(Ephemera) Original B&W photocard showing a Pan Am Clipper heading out westward over the Golden Gate Bridge.

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

Description: Original B&W photocard showing a Pan Am Clipper heading out westward over the Golden Gate Bridge.

Lot Number: 618

(Ephemera) Original PAA B&W photocard of Pan Am Clipper flying past the Statue of Liberty.

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

Description: Original PAA B&W photocard of Pan Am Clipper flying past the Statue of Liberty.