Lot Number: 17
Description: Central America, fine collection of 36 airmail covers, 1927-50, including 23 F/F from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Canal Zone, amongst which are 1926 Santa Rosa-Guatemala, 1927 Havana-Key West & Key West Habana, 1928 pilot signed Santiago de Cuba-Port au Prince, 1929 San Juan-Paramibo, 1930 Port au Prince-San Juan, 1931 Mexico Nuevitas-Camaguey1930 F/F Holguin-Santiago de Cuba, 1937 first 24 hour service Canal Zone-Miami, and more mostly pre WWII, also censored, registered, several interesting Jusqua's, attractive frankings with clear postmarks and flight cachets, no duplication.
Lot Number: 46
Description: Singapore WWII censored covers (15) written up on leaves, including five 1940 airmails to England, one franked $1+5c x2 ‘passed by naval censor’ with two ‘Malaya Patriotic Fund’ labels verso (the cover has some corner damage but labels intact), and remaining covers with civil, military and RAF censors. Also ten non airmail censored covers with various censor marks,1939 to 1942, including three to USA, one posted during the first week of WWII, and one from England to Singapore ‘No Service/Returned to Sender’ posted 5/12/41 and returned 25/6/42. Also a Penang to England Australia and China Telegraph Co cable sent 15/4/40.
Lot Number: 171
|Date: 1940, Jun 6|
Description: Rio de Janeiro to Milan, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, fine strike violet framed diubke line "Via L.A.T.I." directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.
Lot Number: 602
|Date: Other collateral items|
Description: WWII British imitation of German Meat Coupons for dropping from the air, strip of 5, each giving eligibility for 50g of Fleisch (Meat).