By Category: Ireland

Lot Number: 363
Date: 1924, Oct 21
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Ireland to Egypt, early airmail cover from Port Laoise, Ireland, to Alexandria, violet oval "Anglo Egyptian Bank/Correspondence/Oct 30 1924/Alexandria Egypt" dated receiver, plain cover franked 10d (4x 1922 Provisional Government of Ireland opts SG 4a), canc Port Laoise cds, tying dark blue/black bilingual Irish/English P.25 airmail etiquette, typed "Via London-Cairo Airmail". Flown on the London-Paris Friday air service to connect at Marseilles with the weekly P&O service to the Far East, see Proud Postal History of British Air Mails, p246. Nice item
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Lot Number: 364
Date: 1927, Mar 08
Est. price: £280.00
Category: Ireland

Description: First Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum-Kisumu, Dublin to Kisumu, bs 31/3,plain PC franked 2 1/2d x2 and 3d, canc Baile Atha Claith cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arran ged 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 320 units.
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Lot Number: 365
Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Experimental flight Galway to London, cover franked 2p canc Galway cds, red oval flight cachet, violet two line 'First Experimental Airmail/Galway-Croydon', Irish Airways Ltd
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Lot Number: 366
Date: 1932, Oct 20
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, green oval cachet, red 22/10/28 Berlin C2 receiving cachet, red Berlin receivers x2, etiquette rated very scarce by Mair, printed souvenir cover.
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