Lot Number: 10

(Collections) GB Internal, nice starter selection of 17 airmail first flights comprising 1934 Highland Airways (2), 1934 Railway Air Service (3), 1937 Allied Airways, 1937 West Coast Air Services, 1934 'Apex' Expo (2), 1934 Hillman's Airways (3), 1933 Provincial Airways, 1938 North Eastern Airways (3),  and 1948 BEA Helicopter Mail Service, all fine, no duplication. Images.

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Date: Collection
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Collections

Description: GB Internal, nice starter selection of 17 airmail first flights comprising 1934 Highland Airways (2), 1934 Railway Air Service (3), 1937 Allied Airways, 1937 West Coast Air Services, 1934 'Apex' Expo (2), 1934 Hillman's Airways (3), 1933 Provincial Airways, 1938 North Eastern Airways (3), and 1948 BEA Helicopter Mail Service, all fine, no duplication. Images.
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Lot Number: 19

(Collections) Railway Air Service, fine collection of 20 first flights, 18 with back stamps, all fine official covers and no duplication. Images.

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Date: Collection
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Collections

Description: Railway Air Service, fine collection of 20 first flights, 18 with back stamps, all fine official covers and no duplication. Images.
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Lot Number: 32

(Albania) Early airmail from Albania to England, bs Sutton Coldfield 26/4/27, registered (label) commercial air cover to England via Vlone Posta Aerore/9.10.25, Brindisi Transiti/10.10.25", and Amb.Torino-Modane/ 137/24.4.27 transit cds's, arriving at London and finally 'Sutton Coldfield/26 Aug 27, franked 1927 air set ovpt. 'Republika Shqiptare' to 50q plus 50q ordinary, canc Tirane Posta Aerore/-8.10.25, fine strike violet framed "Par Avion" with bird in flight handstamp.The Turin–Modane railway is the international rail connection from Turin, Italy to Modane, France. A fine item with superb marking illustrating the early route from Albania to England. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1927, Apr 22
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Albania

Description: Early airmail from Albania to England, bs Sutton Coldfield 26/4/27, registered (label) commercial air cover to England via Vlone Posta Aerore/9.10.25, Brindisi Transiti/10.10.25", and Amb.Torino-Modane/ 137/24.4.27 transit cds's, arriving at London and finally 'Sutton Coldfield/26 Aug 27, franked 1927 air set ovpt. 'Republika Shqiptare' to 50q plus 50q ordinary, canc Tirane Posta Aerore/-8.10.25, fine strike violet framed "Par Avion" with bird in flight handstamp.The Turin–Modane railway is the international rail connection from Turin, Italy to Modane, France. A fine item with superb marking illustrating the early route from Albania to England. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 44

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Southern Rhodesia, Kew to Blantyre, bs 29/12, via Cairo 22/12, and the Shire Highlands Railway Company Travelling Ost Office (SHRTPO) 28/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 5d, 1/6d 1931 6d air (SG139), canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Broken Hill on IAW flight ASS 199, This  service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Super routng and scarce TPO. A nice one for the exhibit.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Southern Rhodesia, Kew to Blantyre, bs 29/12, via Cairo 22/12, and the Shire Highlands Railway Company Travelling Ost Office (SHRTPO) 28/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 5d, 1/6d 1931 6d air (SG139), canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Broken Hill on IAW flight ASS 199, This service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Super routng and scarce TPO. A nice one for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 244

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services, Bristol to Liverpool via Birmingham, Liverpool arrival cds on front, official souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d canc Bristol cds, flown on the last day of the last flight stage from Birmingham to Liverpool,  comma violet two line 'Last Flight /Sept 29th .

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Date: 1934, Sep 29
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Services, Bristol to Liverpool via Birmingham, Liverpool arrival cds on front, official souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d canc Bristol cds, flown on the last day of the last flight stage from Birmingham to Liverpool, comma violet two line 'Last Flight /Sept 29th .
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Lot Number: 260

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, Wolverhampton to Dunmurry, Northern Ireland, WWII censored cover franked 3d air mail and 2 1/2d inland postage twopence Halfpenny cancelled Wolverhampton cds, nice strike  of the Wolverhampton emergency air mail cachet which was used  by the Wolverhampton head post office when all their air mail labels had been sold out.

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Date: 1942, Dec 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, Wolverhampton to Dunmurry, Northern Ireland, WWII censored cover franked 3d air mail and 2 1/2d inland postage twopence Halfpenny cancelled Wolverhampton cds, nice strike of the Wolverhampton emergency air mail cachet which was used by the Wolverhampton head post office when all their air mail labels had been sold out.
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Lot Number: 259

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services, F/F Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover franked 5 1/2d, RAF sensor hand stamps applied applied and verso shows the RAF Headquarters 41 Group Registry receipt  stamp with a signature acknowledging receipt.

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Date: 1941, Sep 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Services, F/F Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover franked 5 1/2d, RAF sensor hand stamps applied applied and verso shows the RAF Headquarters 41 Group Registry receipt stamp with a signature acknowledging receipt.
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Lot Number: 243

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services, F/F Cowes to Liverpool, arrival cds 22rd August 1934, business postage paid envelope  unfranked 'Postage /will be/paid by/Addressee'. The business reply paid envelope is unusual, only a few were flown.

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Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Services, F/F Cowes to Liverpool, arrival cds 22rd August 1934, business postage paid envelope unfranked 'Postage /will be/paid by/Addressee'. The business reply paid envelope is unusual, only a few were flown.
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Lot Number: 246

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, new timetable, Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Liverpool to Belfast, airmail etiquette cover posted on arrival, franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/1 Nov/34 cds, also fine boxed purple 'Railway Air Service 3d paid' and 'Liverpool, Lime St' and 'First Flight' cachets applied in Liverpool. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Scotland and Ireland.

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Date: 1934, Nov 1
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, new timetable, Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Liverpool to Belfast, airmail etiquette cover posted on arrival, franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/1 Nov/34 cds, also fine boxed purple 'Railway Air Service 3d paid' and 'Liverpool, Lime St' and 'First Flight' cachets applied in Liverpool. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Scotland and Ireland.
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Lot Number: 231

(GB Internal) Great Western Railway, first airway letter, Plymouth to Cardiff, franked 1 1/2d, canc 'Cardiff/ 1.15pm/12 Apr/1933' cds with slogan "The Telephone Saves Time/Money" (Redgrove 's type A7, see p11), purple double line oval cachet "Parcels Department/GWR Plymouth (North Road)/12 April 1933" applied at Plymouth only.

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Date: 1933, Apr 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Great Western Railway, first airway letter, Plymouth to Cardiff, franked 1 1/2d, canc 'Cardiff/ 1.15pm/12 Apr/1933' cds with slogan "The Telephone Saves Time/Money" (Redgrove 's type A7, see p11), purple double line oval cachet "Parcels Department/GWR Plymouth (North Road)/12 April 1933" applied at Plymouth only.
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Lot Number: 245

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, new timetable Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/9.15pm 31 Oct 1034. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Ireland, and the first time that RAS carried mail between Belfast and Liverpool see Redgrove p71. A discerning addition to an RAS collection.

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Date: 1934, Nov 1
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, new timetable Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/9.15pm 31 Oct 1034. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Ireland, and the first time that RAS carried mail between Belfast and Liverpool see Redgrove p71. A discerning addition to an RAS collection.
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Lot Number: 242

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, an exceedingly rare first flight cover to Cowes Isle of Wight cancelled with the Douglas Isle of Man 10am postmark, Flown on the first stage to Manchester where the flight was terminated due to weather conditions, then forwarded by surface receiving theCowes 21 Aug backstamp. Franked with a KG V 1½d photogravure on its day of issue. Making it a double first (See Redgrove p61).

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Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £200.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, an exceedingly rare first flight cover to Cowes Isle of Wight cancelled with the Douglas Isle of Man 10am postmark, Flown on the first stage to Manchester where the flight was terminated due to weather conditions, then forwarded by surface receiving theCowes 21 Aug backstamp. Franked with a KG V 1½d photogravure on its day of issue. Making it a double first (See Redgrove p61).
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Lot Number: 241

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, an exceedingly rare first flight commercial cover to Enfield cancelled with the Douglas Isle of Man 10am postmark, Flown on the first stage to Manchester where the flight was terminated due to weather conditions, then forwarded by surface. Franked with a KG V 1½d photogravure on its day of issue.Making it a double first (See Redgrove p61).

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Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £200.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, an exceedingly rare first flight commercial cover to Enfield cancelled with the Douglas Isle of Man 10am postmark, Flown on the first stage to Manchester where the flight was terminated due to weather conditions, then forwarded by surface. Franked with a KG V 1½d photogravure on its day of issue.Making it a double first (See Redgrove p61).
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