By Category: GB External

Lot Number: 212
Date: 1925, Feb 6
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial AW, London to Holland, bs, plain cover franked 2d postage + 2 1/2d air fee, dark blue/black etiquette.
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Lot Number: 213
Date: 1927, Mar 9
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Jinja 5/4 via Kisumu, bs 31/3, plain cover franked 7 1/2d, red 'Kenya-Sudan/MR 31 27/Air Mail' hs verso, black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair, 'Undelivered For Reason Stated' and 'Unknown' hs's. Returned by surface to sender with various routing marks.The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field.
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Lot Number: 214
Date: 1927, Mar 9
Est. price: £225.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Kisumu-Jinja, London to Jinja 4/4 via Kisumu 31/3, printed Aero Field' cover franked 11 1/2d, canc London cds cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arranged to/operate from London, March 10/1927 but abandoned owing to/breakdown of Hydroplane on/Lake Victoria", black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Francis Field hs verso. Scarce item in fine condition. Newall 27.10b, rated 280 units.
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Lot Number: 215
Date: 1927, Mar 10
Est. price: £225.00
Category: GB External

Description: Attempted first regular airmail to Kenya, London to Kisumu, bs 31/3, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded ds, ms 'By 1st Regular Air Service to Kenya', red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front, Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89).
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Lot Number: 216
Date: 1927, Mar 10
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for 1st Gladstone flight, addressed to 'His Honour Justice Guthrie Smith', franked 7 1/2d canc London Foreign Section 10/3 cds to Kampala, arrival ds 4/4, via Kisumu 31/3, bears red circular cachet for "Keyna-Sudan Air Mail" verso. The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field. Newall (p89), 280 units. Few closed non invasive top edge tears, see image..
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Lot Number: 217
Date: 1927, Sep 28
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: Captain Gladstone's last flight, Khartoum to JInja, bs 17/10, Smye 'Union Jack' patriotic cover franked 1/2d printed paper rate plus 6d air fee, fine strike red 'Uganda-Sudan/Oc 17/27/Air Mail' cachet verso. Open letter, flap neatly removed.
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Lot Number: 218
Date: 1927, Sep 28
Est. price: £120.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Kisumu, bs 17/10, and on to Nairobi 18/10, carried on Gladstone's return flight in the repaired Pelican, red circular "Kenya-Sudan Air Mail" cachet, franked 7 1/2d canc London FS cds, ms "Per Khartoum-Kisumu/Air Mail", plain cover, black/dark blue etiquette, Francis Field authentication hs verso. Newall 160u, see illustration of this particular cover on p96.
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Lot Number: 219
Date: 1927, Sep 28
Est. price: £275.00
Category: GB External

Description: Wembley Exhibition, Post Office souvenir card carried on Captain Gladstone's last flight Khartoum to Jinja 17/10 arrival ds on front, franked 6 1/2d canc Gosport cds, black 'Kenya-Sudan/Oct 17/27/Air Mail' cachet and black double ring 'Wembley Exhibition/1925 hs. 183 items were flown of which only 8 were Wembley Exhibition cards. Francis Field authentication hs verso. A superb item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 220
Date: 1927, Sep 29
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: Captain Gladstone's last flight Khartoum to Kisumu 17/10,airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d canc Huddersfield cds, red 'Kenya-Sudan/Oct 17/27/Air Mail' cachet,
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Lot Number: 221
Date: 1927, Sep 29
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: Gladstone second "Pelican" service, London to Jinja, bs 17/10, carried on Gladstone's first flight in the repaired Pelican, red double ring "Uganda-Sudan Air Mail" cachet, plain cover franked 7 1/2d canc Wrexham cds, ms "Experimental Service/Cairo-Uganda".
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Lot Number: 222
Date: 1927, Oct 6
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: Prepared for the October 13th UK dispatch Gladstone experimental air mail service to Uganda and Kenya, continued by surface beyond Cairo due to extensive damage of the 'Pelican'. Airmail cover addressed to Entebbe, franked 7 1/2d canc London 13/10 cds..
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Lot Number: 223
Date: 1927, Oct 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: October 13th UK dispatch Gladstone experimental air mail service to Uganda and Kenya continued by surface beyond Cairo due to extenove damage of the 'Pelican'. Airmail cover addressed to Dar es Sxalaam, franked 7 1/2d canc Bromsgrove 12/10 cds.
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Lot Number: 224
Date: 1929, Mar 30
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Jerusalem, b/s 4/4, carried on F/F Croydon-Karachi, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 4d, Imperial Airways, scarce Newall 120pts. Small non invasive closed top edge tear, see image.
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Lot Number: 225
Date: 1930, Sep 23
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: England to Siam, first acceptance of British mail for KLM service to the Dutch East Indies and Siam, Bugle, Cornwall to Bangok, bs 2/10, registered (label) cover franked 1/4 1/2d (eight stamps inc six controls) canc Bugle cds with uncommon 'Registered/23 SP 30/St Austell, Cornwall, verso, ms 'First Flight London - Amsterdam-Bangkok'. Great example in fine condition with good routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 226
Date: 1931, Feb 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways F/F London to Khartoum, bs 7/3, flown on inaugural England-East Africa service, blue/white souvenir 'Map' cover, franked 8d, violet circular 'Imperial Airways/House/London' hs verso.
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Lot Number: 227
Date: 1931, Feb 28
Est. price: £9.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Mwanza, fine strike 10 MR 1931 arrival cds verso, official white/blue map cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 228
Date: 1931, Apr 4
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: First Experimental flight, London to Port Darwin, bs 25/4, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1/4d canc London Air Mail cds, airmail etiquette IAW/Kingsford Smith/Qantas/ANA. Ironed horizontal non invasive fold 1cm from bottom edge. See image. Francis Field authenticaton hs verso.
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Lot Number: 229
Date: 1931, Dec 7
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: Cover flown, London to Pretoria on First Christmas Flight, via Joburg 21/12, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 230
Date: 1931, Dec 9
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways, London to Bulawayo, bs 20/12, carried on First Christmas Flight, scarce Roessler green "London to Cape/Air Mail/First Flight" envelope, ref ROE.FF5, illustrated p91 Newton. Image.
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Lot Number: 231
Date: 1931, Dec 9
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways, London to Victoria West, bs 21/12, carried on First Christmas Flight, via Jo'burg 21/12, scarce Roessler green "London to Cape/Air Mail/First Flight" envelope, ref ROE.FF5, illustrated p91 Newton. Image.
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Lot Number: 232
Date: 1931, Dec 21
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: Kingsford Smith's and G Allen's return flight, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Melbourne, bs 22/1/32, via Darwin 19/1, plain cover correctly rated 1/4d, canc CROYDON AERODROME cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 233
Date: 1931, Dec 22
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Kingsford Smith's return flight, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Melbourne, bs 22/1/32, plain airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 1/4d, canc London FS/Air Mail cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 234
Date: 1932, Jan 20
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways 1st flight London to Cape Town, bs 2/2, via Johannesburg 1/2, Speedbird cover franked 1/-. This flight was interrupted twice, first when it had to make a forced landing at Shiwa, having had to overshoot Mpika in bad weather, and again at Broken Hill when the plane was taken out of service to search for the first northbound flight from Cape Town which had crashed at Salisbury, ref Ni 320129A.
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Lot Number: 235
Date: 1933, Sep 23
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Rangoon, b/s 2/10, carried on Imperial Airways/Indian Trans-Continental Airways extension to Rangoon, official blue/yellow souvenir cover franked KGV 2d & 6d, violet "dumbbell" F/F cachet and IAW Airway Terminus London hs verso.
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Lot Number: 236
Date: 1933, Dec 9
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Singapore, via Paris, Cairo, Karachi, Calcutta and Rangoon, no b/s, official blue/red Speedbird cover, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 237
Date: 1934, Sep 24
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: FDI KGV photogravure 1d, Birmingham to Johannesburg, plain cover franked FDI 1d + additional 1/2d, canc Birmingham/24 Sep cds, typed 'By Air B'ham-London and airmail etiquette both cancelled by red doble bar Jusqu'a applied in London. Flown B'ham-Londn, then surface. An explanatory note from Francis J Field on his headed notepaper accompanies this item. An unusual item in fine condition, a nice one for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 238
Date: 1934, Dec 8
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Brisbane, bs 21/12, carried on the extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, rated 1/3d, red/white/blue official Imperial Airways/Qantas cover.
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Lot Number: 239
Date: 1934, Dec 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Cloncurry, bs 20/12, carried on F/F extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, red/white/blue souvenir Imperial Airways/Qantas cover addressed to Wheatcroft and correctly rated 1/3d, canc nice strikes x3 Croydon Aerodrome cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 240
Date: 1935, Jan 8
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Cover flown by German air service London to Buenos Aires, bs 18/1, via Berlin 11/1, airmail etiquette cover franked GB 4x 1/--, nice red "Deutch Luftpost Europa Sud America" cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 241
Date: 1935, Jan 21
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: KGV photogravure 2d orange FDI canc Huddersfield cds on airmail cover, London to Sweden, b/s, violet 'First Day 2d/Air Mail Par Avion' cachet verso. Cat £40 Bradbury 2008
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Lot Number: 242
Date: 1935, Feb 20
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to San Jose, Costa Rica, bs 5/3, correctly rated 7d for carriage of postcard by surface to New York then OAT by US air service, see Proud p236. Airmail etiquette PC, private 'Air Mail/Par Avion' hs's. Fast 13 day transit,
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Lot Number: 243
Date: 1935, Feb 24
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Morocco, Tangier 26/2 arrival ds on front, via Paris 25/2, airmail etiquette cover franked KGV 1d x2, 1 1/2d and 2 1/2d, correctly rated 6d per 1/2 oz, canc Halifax cds, blue/white 'Via France' label, ms 'By Air Mail'.
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Lot Number: 244
Date: 1935, Apr 1
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Budapest, correctly rated 4d, bs 2/4, (held up by bad weather), special black cachet applied on arrival, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 245
Date: 1935, Apr 01
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Budapest, rated 4d, b/s 2/4, (held up by bad weather), large special black cachet applied on arrival), Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 246
Date: 1936, Feb 9
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F New Khartoum to Kano sevice, London to Kano, franked 6d, b/s 16/2, typed 'First Airmail to Kano', violet 'First Flight' hs, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 247
Date: 1936, Mar 17
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: British Airways, New England -Scandinavia service, London to Malmo, b/s 18/3, blue/green/cream souvenir cover franked 2 1/2d canc London cds.
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Lot Number: 248
Date: 1936, Jun 17
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB External

Description: London FS 17 June 1936 to Bahia, Brazil, bs 20/6, imprint airmail etiquette cover franked 2/6d sea horse and 1/- KGV, fine strike red Europa-Sudamerika flight cachet tying large violet 'P' hs. Carried on flight DLH 177, Dornier Wal 'Taifun' launched for Natal from depot ship Ostmark stationed at Bathurst,
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Lot Number: 249
Date: 1936, Oct 15
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Lagos on first Kano-Lagos extension of London-Nigeria service, typed endorsement "First Flight Air Mail to Lagos", bs 22/10, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 250
Date: 1938, Jan 31
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: FDI GB 2d and 3d definitves on attractive Philatelic Magazine registered (label London EC 20) airmail cover, flown London to Transvaal, S. Africa, black framed 'First Day Cover' hs. Uncommon item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 251
Date: 1938, Jul 27
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to New Zealand, franked 1d 1/2d, large red framed 'Empire/Air Mail/Scheme' cachet.
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Lot Number: 252
Date: 1938, Aug 8
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Five view colour letter card showing views of New Brighton franked 1 1/2d, canc Wallasey cds, red 'Postage due paid 3d' and 3d NZ postage due stamp with black framed PO reminder verso. The letter was double weight but only pre-paid for 1/2oz, and charged 3d Postage Due in Auckland. Slight non invasive top edge damage.
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Lot Number: 253
Date: 1939, Jul 7
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to San Jose, Costa Rica, bs 16/7, HR Harmer, Bond Street cover correctly rated 9d for 1/2oz surface tpo New York, then OAT to Costa Rica by US airmail service, see Proud p236.
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Lot Number: 254
Date: 1939, Aug 4
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways first Northern trans Atlantic flight Southampton to New York, bs 6/8, plain cover franked 1/3d Image.
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Lot Number: 255
Date: 1940, May 31
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB External

Description: World War II, London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, cover embossed 'Stanley Gibbons/London' on flap, franked 1/3d, typed 'First British War Time/Service to Lisbon', airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 256
Date: 1941, Apr 21
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: British Prisoner of War Post/Kriegsgefangenenpost/Service des Prisonniers de Guerre, unused air letter sheet, blue tablet "Air Mail/Par Avion", important warning about the POW number, blue/white, franked imprint 2 1/2d KGVI, bottom flap.
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Lot Number: 257
Date: 1948, Jul 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: First Post War Resumption of "All Up Mail" to Europe, London to Helsinki, franked 3d (first class mail without surcharge), official red "winged/3d" cachet, BEA.
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Lot Number: 258
Date: 1958, Jun 03
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: BEA F/F London to Poznan, blue cachet.
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Lot Number: 259
Date: 1970, Jun 2
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: BOAC F/F London-Tokyo, bs 3/7, souvenir cover franked 1/9d.
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Lot Number: 260
Date: 1971, Mar 11
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: BEA Trident F/F, London to Madrid, official cover, b/s, POA, BEA
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Lot Number: 261
Date: 1971, Apr 7
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB External

Description: BEA Trident F/F London to Reykjavik, bs 7/4, souvenir cver.
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Lot Number: 262
Date: 1971, May 31
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: Sheila Scott, London-Australia North Polar World Flight cover, signed and carried by Sheila Scott on her return to England, "Piper Comanche G-ATOY Sheila Scott and Myth Too" souvenir cover franked GB 1/9d canc special Hounslow cds, and Kenya, Uganda, Greenland, Barrow Alaska, Hawaii, Fiji, Australia stamps all canc confirmatory ds, and GB 3d postmarked 22/6/71 on return. Also super B&W head & shoulders signed 'appy Landing' Sheila Scott.
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Lot Number: 263
Date: 1971, Jul 11
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: First BOAC 747 flight, London-Montreal, bs 11/7, souvenir cover franked 7 1/2d.
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