By Category: GB Internal

Lot Number: 264
Date: 1911, Sep 9
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: First UK Aerial Post, London to Windsor, dark brown PC. Image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 265
Date: 1933, May 22
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F Great Western Railway extension to Birmingham, Birmingham to Cardiff, franked GB 1 1/2d and first British air stamp, pale blue-green/white GWR 3d Air Stamp tied framed Birmingham GWR depart cancel, and Cardiff machine cancel tying 1 1/2d stamp and applied on arrival. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 266
Date: 1933, Nov 25
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Provincial Airways Ltd, inauguration of the third GB Internal Airmail Service, " West Country Air Service", London to Southampton, 3d orange bi-coloured vignette tied by Southampton 25 Nov 1933 machine cancel applied on arrival, framed "First Flight" cachet, plain cover. The service operated for six days only. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 267
Date: 1933, Nov 26
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Provincial Airways Ltd, inauguration of the third GB Internal Airmail Service, "West Country Air Service, Plymouth to London, plain cover franked 1 1/2d postmarked London machine cancel, 28 Nov due to unforseen landing at Heston.posted on arrival, 3d bi-coloured vignette tied by Provincial Airways/Plymouth oval depart cachet, black st line "West of England" cachets front and verso. The service operated for six days only.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 268
Date: 1934, Feb 20
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration of the fifth GB Internal Airmail Service, Liverpool to Castle Bromwich, for the British Industries Fair, POA Birmingham 20/2/34, three line "Speke to BIF" and two line " Midland & Scottish Air Ferries Ltd" cachets. Midland & Scottish Air Ferries Ltd. Mail carried for two days only. Image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 269
Date: 1934, May 7
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, First Day souvenir cover sent to Paris, bs 8/5, franked 1/2d canc special Exhibition postmark, yellow Apex cachet, purple perforated Apex vignette verso.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 270
Date: 1934, May 7
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, souvenir postcard depicting the Paris Matin Pigeon Post, postmarked 7th May 1934 special Expo cancellation, brown vignette, yellow Apex cachet, sent by air to Iraq.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 271
Date: 1934, May 7
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, souvenir postcard postmarked 7th May 1934 special Expo cancellation tying blue/white 'Par Avion' etiquette, purple vignette, yellow Apex cachet, and Apex publicity label, sent by air to Iraq. Verso real photo reproduction of balloon message used by a relief expedition with the hope of reaching Sir John Franklin in the arctic in 1850.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 272
Date: 1934, May 8
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, special souvenir PPC with drawing of autogiro, black imprint Exhibition vignette and blue "By Autogiro" label, flown by autogyro from Windsor to London, then posted at the Exhibition Post Office, franked 1 1/2d canc official Exhibition postmark 8 May 34, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet, and large "By Autogiro/Over the Route/of the First UK/Aerial Post 1911/Windsor London". Few faint non invasive tone spots lower rh corner -do not detract, see scan.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 273
Date: 1934, May 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: APEX London 1934, unused souvenir PPC for the Autogiro flight of 8th May. Also B&W photograph of the Autogiro aircraft G-ACWR taken at Shoreham Airport, 26th Aug 1936. Image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 274
Date: 1934, May 11
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, cover printed Grosvenor Hotel London on flap, franked 1 1/2d, canc special Exhibition winged 11 May 34 postmark, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 275
Date: 1934, May 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, PC, franked 1 1/2d canc official Exhibition postmark, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet, one red and one blue Apex vignette on front.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 276
Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Inverness , black/ivory company envelope printed specially for this flight showing plane in flight with two diagonal white lines across design and 'First Airmail to the Orkney Islands/Highland Airways Ltd, Inverness' and red/green/black imperforate vignette, franked 1 1/2d, canc Kirkwall/1.30pm/29 My 34 cds. Only 100 company covers with the special vignette were carried on this flight, which also meets Redgrave's criteria for a flown cover, see p43.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 277
Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, F/F Inverness to Orkney, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, pink/black/green 1st vignette. "Covers bearing the vignette are considerably scarcer" see Redgrove, p43. Image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 278
Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, good strike Kirkwall/12.15pm/29 MY/1934. Image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 279
Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, franked 1 1/2d, canc Stromness 7.45am/29 MY/1934. Image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 280
Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scarce Leonard's envelope, produced specifically for the first Highland Airways Orkney-Inverness air mail, and flown on the first day of this service from Kirkwall to Inverness and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, fine strike Kirkwall/11.15am/29 MY/1934, in fine condition with Francis Field authentication hs verso. Printed by the Orkney Herald Printing Press for Leonards Stores, Kirkwall, and sold for 1/2d each. Nice item. Image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 281
Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £6.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: RAS F/F flown Bristol to Birmingham, bs 21/8, officia cover franked 1 1/2d.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 282
Date: 1934, Sep 24
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, postcard flown from Liverpool to Cowes, bs 24/9, franked FDI GV 1d photogravure stamp. Cards are uncommon.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 283
Date: 1934, Nov 1
Est. price: £7.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, F/F New Contract, Liverpool to Glasgow, Philatelic Magazine cover, franked 1 1/2d.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 284
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.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 285
Date: 1934, Nov 30
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, last dispatch of the current Railway Air Services contract with the Post Office, Glasgow 6am Liverpool 1/12 ,arrival ds on front ds, uncommon Business Reply Envelope (No Postage Needed).
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 286
Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways F/F Wick to Kirkwall, three line arrival confirmation date stamp and departure post mark both tying special red/blue vignette, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Wick cds. Most unusual for vignette to be cancelled by depart and arrival marks. Image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 287
Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, F/F tenth GB Inland Airmail Service Inverness-Wick-Kirkwall, Wick to Kirkwall bs '12.45pm/1 Dec/ 1934' cds, Cross cover franked 1 1/2d.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 288
Date: 1934, Dec 01
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, first southbound mail from Wick, red/green/cream Type ii 'John O'Groat Journal/First Air Mail from Wick/Order Your Christmas Number Now' cover, addressed to Glasgow, franked 1 1/2d, canc 'Wick/Caithness/ 30 NO 34'. A scarce item but it has a non invasive 2cm trianguler piece missing from the middle of the front top edge. See image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 289
Date: 1934, Dec 01
Est. price: £55.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Hillman Airways, Ninth Inland Airmail Service, London-Liverpool-Belfast-Glasgow, London to Liverpool, 8pm 1 Dec 34 arrival cds on front, violet "Liverpool Airport Traffic Control" arrival cachet. Blue/cream Davis souvenir cover. This cover was sent to the GPO London and arrived there at 4am Dec 1st and was not stamped. So the PO marked it with a red "London/1 1/2d {AID/30 Nov 34" cds instead. A nice item for the exhibit in fine condition.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 290
Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scarce 'Orcadian' Caithness envelope,Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Wick, bs, rare grey/brick red 'Orcadian' Caithness envelope, franked 1 1/2d tying airmail etiquette. See Redgrove p49. Image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 291
Date: 1935, Dec 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight London to Belfast, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, addressed to the Company offices, and the Company's violet two line "Railway Air Services Ltd/2 Dec 1935 -- Belfast" receiving cachet. Signed by pilot Capt Allen.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 292
Date: 1935, Dec 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight London to Glasgow, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, addressed to the Company offices, and bearing the Company's black oval receiving cachet applied at the Glasgow Central Enquiry Office, and also a single line RAS cachet. Signed by pilot Capt Allen.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 293
Date: 1936, Feb 3
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: RAS covers (2) commemorating the end of RAS Railex. A reg (label) cover Liverpool-Glasow franked 4 1/2d and an ordinary cover London-Glasgow, franked 1 1/2d both posted on 3/2/36, the last date before the termination of the RAS Railex service. Both addressed to the noted aviation collector, Dr G Joseph, Glasgow. The rules applying at that time stated that registered covers had to be sent by the fastest route, so it is likely that the registered cover was flown.Neither cover went by Railex.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 294
Date: 1937, Nov 23
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Allied Airways (Gandar Dower) Ltd, F/F Aberdeen to Lerwick, oval registered '23 No 37 ' receiver on front, 4 1/2d postal stationery registered, canc 'Registered Aberdeen 23 Nov 37 cds, signed by pilot, Capt. EG Starling above red two line 'Chief Pilot/Allied Airways (Gandar Dower) Ltd.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 295
Date: 1937, Nov 24
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Allied Airways (Gandar Dower) Ltd, F/F Kirkwall to Lerwick, bs 25/11, via Inverness and Aberdeen, plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc Kirkwall 12pm 24 Nov 37, signed by pilots of both Highland Airways and Allied irways, Capt. EG Starling above red two line 'Chief Pilot/Allied Airways (Gandar Dower) Ltd, and Capt. CB Wilson. Scarce.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 296
Date: 1937, Dec 24
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, Fair Isle emergency Christmas flight, Kirkwall to Fair Isle, 24/12, round trip cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Kirkwall 24/12 cds on departure and b/s Kirkwall on completion of the flight, red three line "First Unofficial Air Mail/Fair Isle-Orkney/Christmas 1937". The cover is signed by the pilot Capt J. Annesley Hankins who also delivered Christmas presents for the island's 17 children. A superb exhibit item in fine condition, nicely presented on album page.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 297
Date: 1938, Oct 3
Est. price: £9.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: North Eastern Airways, F/F Bradford to London, RECD 3 Oct 1938 clock face receiver, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Bradford-London company vignette, violet double ring company cachet 'North Eastern Airways Ltd'.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 298
Date: 1938, Oct 3
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: North Eastern Airways, F/F Perth to Bradford, private 3/10 arrival ds, two line 'Leeds-Bradford Airport/Yeadon' receiver, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Perth-London company vignette tied by black double ring company cachet 'North Eastern Airways Ltd'. More difficult to find. Image.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 299
Date: 1939, Jul 31
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scottish Airways, First Regular North Ronaldshay Airmail, Kirkwall to North Ronaldshay, bs 31/7, uncommon Francis Field blue/ivory souvenir cover with imprint of monoplane and "First Regular Airmail/To N Ronaldshay/Monday 31st July, 1939", franked 1 1/2d. Canc 'Kirkwall/11.15am/31 JY/39'. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 300
Date: 1939, Jul 31
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scottish Airways, North Ronaldshay Regular Airmail, F/F North Ronaldshay to Kirkwall, no arrival ds, uncommon Francis Field blue/ivory souvenir cover with imprint of monoplane and "First Regular Airmail/To N Ronaldshay/Monday 31st July, 1939", franked 1 1/2d. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 301
Date: 1947, Sep 28
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F All Up Service between N. Ireland and Great Britain, Belfast to Liverpool, BEA ‘All-up Service’ cover.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 302
Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Dereham to Peterborough, printed souvenir cover, BEA
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 303
Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Peterborough to Great Yarmouth, BEA official souvenir cover.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 304
Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Peterborough to Sheringham, bs, printed souvenir cover, BEA
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 305
Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Peterborough to Sheringham, bs, printed souvenir cover, BEA
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 306
Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £9.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Peterborough to Wells, bs, printed souvenir cover, BEA
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 307
Date: 1951, Mar 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F Irish Sea Night mail, Manchester to Belfast,bs 13/3, franked 2 1/2d tied by boxed violet rectangular 'Irish Sea Night Air Mail Services' flight cachet, BEA.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 308
Date: 1951, Mar 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F Irish sea night air mail service, Belfast to Manchester, special cachet, arrival cds, franked with BEA 11d letter stamp, plain cover, POA, only 150 flown, Aer Lingus
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 309
Date: 1954, Jun 27
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: British European Airways letter labels, sixth issue, 27th June 1954, official cover flown Glasgow to London bearing the set of 3 air letter stamps, also unmounted mint set of three 10d, 1/5d and 2/2d.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 310
Date: 1975, Oct 2
Est. price: £5.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Loganair Ltd , Western Isles Service, first scheduled flight, Stornoway to Benbecula, souvenir cover, POA.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 311
Date: 1975, Oct 2
Est. price: £5.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Loganair Ltd ,Western Isles Service, first scheduled flight, Barra to Benbecula, souvenir cover, POA.
More detailsBid:
Lot Number: 312
Date: 1976, May 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: British Airways, souvenir cover flown FDI '£1.00 +VAT' air letter stamp, Ruislip to Jersey, 1/5/76 arrival ds on front. Also £2.20 stamps canc Glasgow and LHR, see image.
More detailsBid: