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(Algeria) Algiers Aviation Day, a rare early sepia PPC showing Ehrmann flying over the airfield (du Champ de Manouevre), bears part cancelled 5c Sower stamp, see scan.

Algeria, 1912, May 16
Algiers Aviation Day, a rare early sepia PPC showing Ehrmann flying over the airfield (du Champ de Manouevre), bears part cancelled 5c Sower stamp, see scan.

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(Algeria) Lignes Aerienne G Latecoere, early airmail flown Oran to Rabat, Morocco, bs 29/11, franked 50c,boxed 'Poste Aerienne' cachet.

Algeria, 1923, Nov 28
Lignes Aerienne G Latecoere, early airmail flown Oran to Rabat, Morocco, bs 29/11, franked 50c,boxed 'Poste Aerienne' cachet.

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(Algeria) Aeropostale, Oran to Paris, bs 23/8, PSC franked franked 25c postage and 50c airmail surcharge, framed 'Poste Aerienne' hs.

Algeria, 1924, Aug 19
Aeropostale, Oran to Paris, bs 23/8, PSC franked franked 25c postage and 50c airmail surcharge, framed 'Poste Aerienne' hs.

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(Algeria) Lignes Aeriennes Latecoere, airmail cover flown from Algiers to Casablanca, Morocco, bs 9/6, via Oran 10/6, franked 25 ordinary and 25c airmail surcharge, red/black airmail etiquette, violet 'Par Avion' hs. Postmark date error, says 1920, should be 1925.

Algeria, 1925, Jun 9
Lignes Aeriennes Latecoere, airmail cover flown from Algiers to Casablanca, Morocco, bs 9/6, via Oran 10/6, franked 25 ordinary and 25c airmail surcharge, red/black airmail etiquette, violet 'Par Avion' hs. Postmark date error, says 1920, should be 1925.

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(Algeria) Airmail cover flown from Algiers to Casablanca, Morocco, bs 24/9, franked 40c postage and 25c air surcharge, canc Algiers airmail postmark (used on outward mail only between 1924 and 1925.

Algeria, 1925, Sep 23
Airmail cover flown from Algiers to Casablanca, Morocco, bs 24/9, franked 40c postage and 25c air surcharge, canc Algiers airmail postmark (used on outward mail only between 1924 and 1925.

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(Algeria) Lignes Aeriennes Latecoere, Algiers to Casablanca, bs 10/5, franked 25c postahe and 25c airmail surcharge.

Algeria, 1926, May 5
Lignes Aeriennes Latecoere, Algiers to Casablanca, bs 10/5, franked 25c postahe and 25c airmail surcharge.

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(Algeria) Inward to Algeria, 17/11 Journee Aero Postal Alger cds, from Marseilles 13/11, the seventh of ten experimental flights between Marseille and Algiers involving the carriage of mail for experimental and demonstration purposes, plain cover franked 50c (no airmail surcharge) with Marseille cds tying salmon/black airmail etiquette, also set of three vignettes specially produced fro the Aero Club de Province tied by violet framed flight cachet. The flight was delayed from 13/11 to 17/11 due to bad weather. Displayed on exhibition page with text documenting  the flight.

Algeria, 1926, Sep 11
Inward to Algeria, 17/11 Journee Aero Postal Alger cds, from Marseilles 13/11, the seventh of ten experimental flights between Marseille and Algiers involving the carriage of mail for experimental and demonstration purposes, plain cover franked 50c (no airmail surcharge) with Marseille cds tying salmon/black airmail etiquette, also set of three vignettes specially produced fro the Aero Club de Province tied by violet framed flight cachet. The flight was delayed from 13/11 to 17/11 due to bad weather. Displayed on exhibition page with text documenting the flight.

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(Algeria) Aero Club de Provence/Compagnie Generale Aerpostale, experimental flight  from Alger to Marseille, bs 20/11/26, and return, franked 50c, red/black 'Par Avion' etiquette tied by special 'winged' flight cachet, also circular and violet hs's, see scan

Algeria, 1926, Nov 19
Aero Club de Provence/Compagnie Generale Aerpostale, experimental flight from Alger to Marseille, bs 20/11/26, and return, franked 50c, red/black 'Par Avion' etiquette tied by special 'winged' flight cachet, also circular and violet hs's, see scan

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(Algeria) Aero Club de Provence/Compagnie Generale Aerpostale, experimental flight  from Alger to Marseille, bs 20/11/26, franked 50c ordinary and 3 vals (1F, 1.50F and 2F) of the special 'Aero Club de Provence/Marseiille-Alger, tied by special 'winged' flight cachet.

Algeria, 1926, Nov 19
Aero Club de Provence/Compagnie Generale Aerpostale, experimental flight from Alger to Marseille, bs 20/11/26, franked 50c ordinary and 3 vals (1F, 1.50F and 2F) of the special 'Aero Club de Provence/Marseiille-Alger, tied by special 'winged' flight cachet.

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(Algeria) Trans-Sahara airmail, special 'Congres de la Rose et d'Orange' flight, El Golea to Marseilles, bs 2/2, Aeropostale envelope franked 1F50, blue diamond flight cachet. Mu #20, 2000Ff.

Algeria, 1930, Jan 31
Trans-Sahara airmail, special 'Congres de la Rose et d'Orange' flight, El Golea to Marseilles, bs 2/2, Aeropostale envelope franked 1F50, blue diamond flight cachet. Mu #20, 2000Ff.

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(Algeria) CGA first direct flight Alger to Paris, 20/4 arrival ds on front, special 'Exposition Philatelique' souvenir PPC, Exposition vignette tied by blue winged flight cachet, 'Aerogram officiel de L'Epian' hs, attractive item.

Algeria, 1930, Apr 20
CGA first direct flight Alger to Paris, 20/4 arrival ds on front, special 'Exposition Philatelique' souvenir PPC, Exposition vignette tied by blue winged flight cachet, 'Aerogram officiel de L'Epian' hs, attractive item.

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(Algeria) Alger to Budapest, bs 22/11, printed commercial cover franked 3F50,violet 'Section Avion' hs and airmail etiquette. Routed via Paris Gare du Nord 21/11, Closed 1cm top edge tear,

Algeria, 1930, Nov 19
Alger to Budapest, bs 22/11, printed commercial cover franked 3F50,violet 'Section Avion' hs and airmail etiquette. Routed via Paris Gare du Nord 21/11, Closed 1cm top edge tear,

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(Algeria) Pioneer flight in biplane 'Girle' organised by the Union Des Aviateurs Sportifs Hongrois, Oran to Budapest, Mar 24 arrival cds on front, souvenir PC franked 30c canc Oran cds, black/pale blue/white flight vignette. Scarce see Saulgrin #119, cat 1500 ff.

Algeria, 1933, Mar 1
Pioneer flight in biplane 'Girle' organised by the Union Des Aviateurs Sportifs Hongrois, Oran to Budapest, Mar 24 arrival cds on front, souvenir PC franked 30c canc Oran cds, black/pale blue/white flight vignette. Scarce see Saulgrin #119, cat 1500 ff.

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(Algeria) Air France Alger-Marseille service, cover from airmail specialist Henri Truc postmarked Alger February 9, 1935 to another airmail specialist Frank Muller in Paris with arrival b/s February 12. Interesting usage of obsolete Air Orient envelope with 1931 Colonial Exhibition cachet. The Alger-Marseille service was in operation since 1928 but covers from that route are scarce (compared to the Casablanca-Marseille route). Scott 8, 9 and 61.

Algeria, 1935, Feb 9
Air France Alger-Marseille service, cover from airmail specialist Henri Truc postmarked Alger February 9, 1935 to another airmail specialist Frank Muller in Paris with arrival b/s February 12. Interesting usage of obsolete Air Orient envelope with 1931 Colonial Exhibition cachet. The Alger-Marseille service was in operation since 1928 but covers from that route are scarce (compared to the Casablanca-Marseille route). Scott 8, 9 and 61.

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Algeria, 1935, Feb 22
Scarce Algeria acceptance for the Belgian Congo, for carriage on the first regular Sabena Brussels-Leopoldville service, Oran to Leopoldville, bs 28/2, Victor Nawratil registered (label) etiquette cover franked 10F, canc Oram 22/2/35, ms "Par Avion Belge de la 'Sabena' le 23-24 fevrier/Oran-Leopolldville", signed V. Nawratil verso. Very few covers accepted from Oran. Ex Clowes.

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(Algeria) First direct flight, Algeria to Paris, bs Paris 3/4, plain cover franked 1F50, black fur line F/F cachet.

Algeria, 1935, Apr 2
First direct flight, Algeria to Paris, bs Paris 3/4, plain cover franked 1F50, black fur line F/F cachet.

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(Algeria) Scarce Algeria acceptance for Elisabethville for carriage on the accelerated Sabena service from Brussels to Elisabethville, Nawratil cover franked  4F canc Oran cds, ms 'Par Avion Belge Oran-Congo Belge'. Few, if any, other Algeria acceptances for this flight exist.

Algeria, 1936, Oct 24
Scarce Algeria acceptance for Elisabethville for carriage on the accelerated Sabena service from Brussels to Elisabethville, Nawratil cover franked 4F canc Oran cds, ms 'Par Avion Belge Oran-Congo Belge'. Few, if any, other Algeria acceptances for this flight exist.

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(Algeria) Air France/KLM F/F Alger to Amsterdam, bs 16/6, airmail etiquette cover franked 1F30, black four line 'propeller' flight cachet.

Algeria, 1937, Jun 14
Air France/KLM F/F Alger to Amsterdam, bs 16/6, airmail etiquette cover franked 1F30, black four line 'propeller' flight cachet.

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(Algeria) Constantine to Le Mans, bs 15/12, registered (label ) Latecoere orange/grey envelope franked  'Capture of Constantine' set of 4.

Algeria, 1937, Dec 13
Constantine to Le Mans, bs 15/12, registered (label ) Latecoere orange/grey envelope franked 'Capture of Constantine' set of 4.

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(Algeria) Air France publicity card issued for use with reduced postage during the Christmas and New Year period, Alger to Paris, franked 40c.

Algeria, 1937, Dec 14
Air France publicity card issued for use with reduced postage during the Christmas and New Year period, Alger to Paris, franked 40c.

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(Algeria) Aero Clubs of France and Algeria, Rallye de Hoggar Algiers-Tamanrasset- El Golea-Biskra, attractive blue/white souvenir PC showing map of route, unused, Saulgrin #263

Algeria, 1938, Jan 8
Aero Clubs of France and Algeria, Rallye de Hoggar Algiers-Tamanrasset- El Golea-Biskra, attractive blue/white souvenir PC showing map of route, unused, Saulgrin #263

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(Algeria) Air France publicity card used with special postmark for the Algerian Commercial Fair, issued for use with reduced postage during the Christmas and New Year period, but used outside this period.

Algeria, 1939, Apr 1
Air France publicity card used with special postmark for the Algerian Commercial Fair, issued for use with reduced postage during the Christmas and New Year period, but used outside this period.

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(Algeria) F/F Alger from Paris, blue/cream souvenir card commemorating Paris 'Prisonnier' Expo", franked 2F50 + 2f Tax tied by black 'Stalag/15 Feb 46, red 'Alger-Paris/Exposition Philatelique/Prisonnier' cachet.

Algeria, 1946, Feb 19
F/F Alger from Paris, blue/cream souvenir card commemorating Paris 'Prisonnier' Expo", franked 2F50 + 2f Tax tied by black 'Stalag/15 Feb 46, red 'Alger-Paris/Exposition Philatelique/Prisonnier' cachet.

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(Algeria) RARE TWA, F/F alternate routing from Madrid to Cairo, via Algiers,  Algeria to Washington, bs 18/7, airmail cover franked 31F, canc Alger cds, typed "Via TWA". Very rare, unlisted in AAMC.

Algeria, 1946, Jul 10
RARE TWA, F/F alternate routing from Madrid to Cairo, via Algiers, Algeria to Washington, bs 18/7, airmail cover franked 31F, canc Alger cds, typed "Via TWA". Very rare, unlisted in AAMC.

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(Algeria) Air France F/F Alger to Batna, violet two line cachet, b/s, plain cover

Algeria, 1956, Feb 29
Air France F/F Alger to Batna, violet two line cachet, b/s, plain cover

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(Algeria) Air France F/F Alger to Batna, violet two line cachet, b/s, plain cover

Algeria, 1956, Feb 29
Air France F/F Alger to Batna, violet two line cachet, b/s, plain cover

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(Algeria) F/F Alger to Bordeaux, red circ "Aerophilateli Marcophilie  Algerienne" cachet, b/s, plain cover

Algeria, 1957, Feb 23
F/F Alger to Bordeaux, red circ "Aerophilateli Marcophilie Algerienne" cachet, b/s, plain cover

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(Algeria) F/F Alger to Bordeaux, red circ "Aerophilateli Marcophilie  Algerienne" cachet, b/s, plain cover

Algeria, 1957, Feb 23
F/F Alger to Bordeaux, red circ "Aerophilateli Marcophilie Algerienne" cachet, b/s, plain cover

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