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Lot Number: 1

(Collection) Australia 1930-64, collection of 18 covers comprising 15 first flights which include 1946 April 7th first Qantas post-war civilian service Sydney-Singapore  signed by Captains Furze and Moxham overprinted purple (AAMC 1036a $200); 1930 registered Jun 1 ANA Sunday service MelbourneSydney ; 1931 May 1 registered Hobart-Melbourne ; 1934 Dec 6 IAW Brisbane-London Kangaroo cover; 1934 Feb 3 Ulm flight New Zealand-Australia  cachet; 1934 Jun 9 Toowoomba-Port Moresby and return dual franked with Australian and PNG stamps, cachet & 's; 1934 Jul 20th registered Australia-NG-Australia dual franked Australia 1/- and PNG SG 166, 167 &174 cachets and 's; 1935 Nov 28 Adelaide-Mount Gambier ; 1937 Aug 30 Brisbane-Adelaide ; 1938 May 30 Carpenter AL Brisbane-Raboul . Also other flown covers including1934 Aug 1 Australia-England franked 5/- shillings yellow and grey typed " London-Karachi Air Mail/ and Adelaide-Perth airmail" FRONT only. Interesting lot. Images.

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Est. price: £125.00 £106.25
Category: Collection

Description: Australia 1930-64, collection of 18 covers comprising 15 first flights which include 1946 April 7th first Qantas post-war civilian service Sydney-Singapore signed by Captains Furze and Moxham overprinted purple (AAMC 1036a $200); 1930 registered Jun 1 ANA Sunday service MelbourneSydney ; 1931 May 1 registered Hobart-Melbourne ; 1934 Dec 6 IAW Brisbane-London Kangaroo cover; 1934 Feb 3 Ulm flight New Zealand-Australia cachet; 1934 Jun 9 Toowoomba-Port Moresby and return dual franked with Australian and PNG stamps, cachet & 's; 1934 Jul 20th registered Australia-NG-Australia dual franked Australia 1/- and PNG SG 166, 167 &174 cachets and 's; 1935 Nov 28 Adelaide-Mount Gambier ; 1937 Aug 30 Brisbane-Adelaide ; 1938 May 30 Carpenter AL Brisbane-Raboul . Also other flown covers including1934 Aug 1 Australia-England franked 5/- shillings yellow and grey typed " London-Karachi Air Mail/ and Adelaide-Perth airmail" FRONT only. Interesting lot. Images.

Lot Number: 5

(Collection) BOAC Comet collection of eight first flights,1952/1953 including destinations from Great Britain, Venezuela, India,, and South Africa , and inward from  from Bahrain, Singapore, Ceylon, South Africa,  and also a scarce flight from Tokyo -Beirut . No duplication. Image.

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Est. price: £50.00 £42.50
Category: Collection

Description: BOAC Comet collection of eight first flights,1952/1953 including destinations from Great Britain, Venezuela, India,, and South Africa , and inward from from Bahrain, Singapore, Ceylon, South Africa, and also a scarce flight from Tokyo -Beirut . No duplication. Image.

Lot Number: 11

(Collection) British Commonwealth collection of 30 first flight covers from 1929 -1938, including 1929 Nassau-Miami, 1930 Wynham-Perth-London via Karachi, 1931 London-Mwanza, Melbourne-Tasmania, Hobart-Melbourne, 1932  London -Bahrain, 1932  Empress of Britain-Ottawa, Bulawayo-Cape Town, 1933 Singapore- Alor Star, Rangoon-London, 1935 first NZ Christmas airmail, Blenheim-Omaru, and others from Canada, Bermuda, Nyasaland, South Africa, Kenya and Trinidad and Tobago. Good lot, see images.

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Est. price: £200.00 £170.00
Category: Collection

Description: British Commonwealth collection of 30 first flight covers from 1929 -1938, including 1929 Nassau-Miami, 1930 Wynham-Perth-London via Karachi, 1931 London-Mwanza, Melbourne-Tasmania, Hobart-Melbourne, 1932 London -Bahrain, 1932 Empress of Britain-Ottawa, Bulawayo-Cape Town, 1933 Singapore- Alor Star, Rangoon-London, 1935 first NZ Christmas airmail, Blenheim-Omaru, and others from Canada, Bermuda, Nyasaland, South Africa, Kenya and Trinidad and Tobago. Good lot, see images.

Lot Number: 12

(Collection) British commonwealth, 15 first flights 1930-1939 including 1930 December Jamaica-Miami, 1932  August  Nairobi-Zanzibar, January Wyndhoek-England, 1932 October England-Sharjah, 1934 March Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia, 1935 August Salisbury Southern Rhodesia-Beira Portuguese East Africa, 1936 December Colombo-Madras, 1937 June Bermuda-New York, Gold Coast-Middle Congo, and Kuala Lumpur-Penang, 1938 October Barbados-Trinidad , May Takoradi-Lagos, 1939 June Botwood- New York, and Gander-England, 1939 August Outjo SWA Africa-Lobito Angola. Good lot. Images.

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Est. price: £150.00 £127.50
Category: Collection

Description: British commonwealth, 15 first flights 1930-1939 including 1930 December Jamaica-Miami, 1932 August Nairobi-Zanzibar, January Wyndhoek-England, 1932 October England-Sharjah, 1934 March Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia, 1935 August Salisbury Southern Rhodesia-Beira Portuguese East Africa, 1936 December Colombo-Madras, 1937 June Bermuda-New York, Gold Coast-Middle Congo, and Kuala Lumpur-Penang, 1938 October Barbados-Trinidad , May Takoradi-Lagos, 1939 June Botwood- New York, and Gander-England, 1939 August Outjo SWA Africa-Lobito Angola. Good lot. Images.

Lot Number: 17

(Collection) 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.

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Est. price: £150.00 £127.50
Category: Collection

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

(Collection) 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.

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Est. price: £100.00 £85.00
Category: Collection

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: 55

(Collection) Worldwide 16 early/pioneer flights 1925-1929, including 1923 1925 F/F Montevideo-Rincon; 1925 April F/F Tehran-Baghdad; 1927 December underpaid Cuba-England by airmail via New York; 1928 November  GB-Giradot, Colombia ; 1928 Doolittle F/Fs Chile-Buenos Aires, and Lima-La Paz; 1928 October F/F Malta-Baghdad via Alexandria registered cover franked 5 1/2 revenues and 6d airmail; 1929 July Bremen catapult Germany-New York on board cancel; 1929 Sep 15 Pan Am F/F Surinam-Georgetown British Guiana; F/F Asuncion-Buenos Aires; F/F Baghdad-Vienna via Alexandria; 1929 F/F Tampico-Brownsville; 1929 Buga Colombia-Bogota; 1929 Tehran-Meched; 1929 Cochabamba-La Paz. A fascinating and varied lot in fine condition. Images.

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Est. price: £250.00 £212.50
Category: Collection

Description: Worldwide 16 early/pioneer flights 1925-1929, including 1923 1925 F/F Montevideo-Rincon; 1925 April F/F Tehran-Baghdad; 1927 December underpaid Cuba-England by airmail via New York; 1928 November GB-Giradot, Colombia ; 1928 Doolittle F/Fs Chile-Buenos Aires, and Lima-La Paz; 1928 October F/F Malta-Baghdad via Alexandria registered cover franked 5 1/2 revenues and 6d airmail; 1929 July Bremen catapult Germany-New York on board cancel; 1929 Sep 15 Pan Am F/F Surinam-Georgetown British Guiana; F/F Asuncion-Buenos Aires; F/F Baghdad-Vienna via Alexandria; 1929 F/F Tampico-Brownsville; 1929 Buga Colombia-Bogota; 1929 Tehran-Meched; 1929 Cochabamba-La Paz. A fascinating and varied lot in fine condition. Images.

Lot Number: 58

(Collection) Worldwide, 32 first flights (1930-1948), great postmarks and cachets, good to fine, including 1930 Condor Brazil-Europe, Guatemala Jalapa-Guatemala City, Cuba Santiago de Cuba-Havana, 1932 Varig Bage-Livramento, Cuba Manzanillo-Camaguey, Santiago de Cuba-Havana, 1934 Post Jager Batavia-Amsterdam, 1935 Salisbury-Bulawayo, Cuba Havana-Miami, Guam-San Francisco, San Francisco-Manila, Havana-Miami, 1937 Auckland-San Francisco, 1936 Amsterdam-Liverpool, Amsterdam-Doncaster, London-Copenhagen, 1940 Brussels-Irumu, Congo, San Francisco-New Zealand, 1941 Bathurst-Belem, Leopoldville-Bathurst, Singapore-San Francisco, Suva-Canton And many others. Good lot no duplication. Images.

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Est. price: £175.00 £148.75
Category: Collection

Description: Worldwide, 32 first flights (1930-1948), great postmarks and cachets, good to fine, including 1930 Condor Brazil-Europe, Guatemala Jalapa-Guatemala City, Cuba Santiago de Cuba-Havana, 1932 Varig Bage-Livramento, Cuba Manzanillo-Camaguey, Santiago de Cuba-Havana, 1934 Post Jager Batavia-Amsterdam, 1935 Salisbury-Bulawayo, Cuba Havana-Miami, Guam-San Francisco, San Francisco-Manila, Havana-Miami, 1937 Auckland-San Francisco, 1936 Amsterdam-Liverpool, Amsterdam-Doncaster, London-Copenhagen, 1940 Brussels-Irumu, Congo, San Francisco-New Zealand, 1941 Bathurst-Belem, Leopoldville-Bathurst, Singapore-San Francisco, Suva-Canton And many others. Good lot no duplication. Images.

Lot Number: 79

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Century of Progress, Akron to Friedrichshafen, bs 2/11, plain cover franked US 50c Zeppelin, canc Akron/Oct 28/1933 cds, purple Zeppelin/Expo flight cachet.

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Date: 1933, Oct 28
Est. price: £55.00 £46.75
Category: Airship

Description: Graf Zeppelin Century of Progress, Akron to Friedrichshafen, bs 2/11, plain cover franked US 50c Zeppelin, canc Akron/Oct 28/1933 cds, purple Zeppelin/Expo flight cachet.

Lot Number: 82

(Airship) Paraguay to England, Asuncion to Birmingham, no arrival ds, carried on the Graf Zeppelin 4th South America Flight, registered (label) cover franked 27P, canc 'Servicio Aereo Transocianica/Asuncio/24.5.35/Paraguay' cds, black circular South America Zeppelin airpost confirmation mark, dark blue/white "Par Avion/Via Condor" airmail etiquette..

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Date: 1935, May 24
Est. price: £35.00 £29.75
Category: Airship

Description: Paraguay to England, Asuncion to Birmingham, no arrival ds, carried on the Graf Zeppelin 4th South America Flight, registered (label) cover franked 27P, canc 'Servicio Aereo Transocianica/Asuncio/24.5.35/Paraguay' cds, black circular South America Zeppelin airpost confirmation mark, dark blue/white "Par Avion/Via Condor" airmail etiquette..

Lot Number: 88

(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.

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Date: 1935, Feb 9
Est. price: £12.00 £10.20
Category: Algeria

Description: 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.

Lot Number: 89

(Argentina) World War II uncensored airmail cover, Buenos Aires to Portugal, bs Lisbon 28/12, dark green/grey Condor envelope, franked 1P45, typed endorsement "(Por Condor) -LATI".  Mail from all over South America was flown, mainly by Syndicato Condor, to Brazil to connect with LATI. LATI mail to Portugal is uncommon.

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Date: 1940, Dec 18
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Argentina

Description: World War II uncensored airmail cover, Buenos Aires to Portugal, bs Lisbon 28/12, dark green/grey Condor envelope, franked 1P45, typed endorsement "(Por Condor) -LATI". Mail from all over South America was flown, mainly by Syndicato Condor, to Brazil to connect with LATI. LATI mail to Portugal is uncommon.

Lot Number: 90

(Argentina) World War II censored airmail cover, Buenos Aires to Holland, no arrival ds, dark blue/grey Condor envelope, franked 1P45, typed endorsement "Por Condor-LATI", sealed black on white OKW censor tape (code e = Frankfurt) tied by purple circular eagle and swastika censor mark. Mail from all over South America was flown, mainly by Syndicato Condor, to Brazil to connect with LATI.

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Date: 1941, Feb 14
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Argentina

Description: World War II censored airmail cover, Buenos Aires to Holland, no arrival ds, dark blue/grey Condor envelope, franked 1P45, typed endorsement "Por Condor-LATI", sealed black on white OKW censor tape (code e = Frankfurt) tied by purple circular eagle and swastika censor mark. Mail from all over South America was flown, mainly by Syndicato Condor, to Brazil to connect with LATI.

Lot Number: 91

(Australia) Australian National Airways, F/F Sydney to Brisbane, registered (label) cover franked 7 1/2d canc Sydney cds, typed 'First Flight/Sydney-Brisbane', red/white/blue 'arrow' airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1930, Jan 1
Est. price: £75.00 £63.75
Category: Australia

Description: Australian National Airways, F/F Sydney to Brisbane, registered (label) cover franked 7 1/2d canc Sydney cds, typed 'First Flight/Sydney-Brisbane', red/white/blue 'arrow' airmail etiquette.

Lot Number: 92

(Australia) F/F ANA Sunday service, Melbourne to Sydney, bs 1/6, plain cover franked 4 1/2d, black straight  line'First Flight'.

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Date: 1930, May 31
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Australia

Description: F/F ANA Sunday service, Melbourne to Sydney, bs 1/6, plain cover franked 4 1/2d, black straight line'First Flight'.

Lot Number: 93

(Australia) F/F Sydney to Melbourne, bs, registered (label) cover franked 6 1/2d, Australian national Airways.

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Date: 1930, Jun 1
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Sydney to Melbourne, bs, registered (label) cover franked 6 1/2d, Australian national Airways.

Lot Number: 94

(Australia) F/F Derby to Wyndham to Perth, bs 15/7, franked 4 1/2d, plain cover, typed 'By West Australian Airways Ltd/Perth-Wyndham Service/First Official Flight/Derby-Wyndham Service. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1930, Jul 14
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Derby to Wyndham to Perth, bs 15/7, franked 4 1/2d, plain cover, typed 'By West Australian Airways Ltd/Perth-Wyndham Service/First Official Flight/Derby-Wyndham Service. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Lot Number: 95

(Australia) FDI Kingsford Smith 2d, 3d &6d on registered (label)  airmail etiquette cover flown Melbourne to Canterbury 21/3, via Sydney 20/3/s, Australian National Airways..

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Date: 1931, Mar 19
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: Australia

Description: FDI Kingsford Smith 2d, 3d &6d on registered (label) airmail etiquette cover flown Melbourne to Canterbury 21/3, via Sydney 20/3/s, Australian National Airways..

Lot Number: 96

(Australia) KLM return flight Melbourne(24/5) to Cheribon, Java, bs 28/5, via Sydney 22/5, Batavia (Abel Tasman/Batavia-Centrum 27/5 cachet) verso, special oval Melbourne to Batavia violet cachet on front, registered (label) cover franked , high 2/2d franking.

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Date: 1931, May 22
Est. price: £35.00 £29.75
Category: Australia

Description: KLM return flight Melbourne(24/5) to Cheribon, Java, bs 28/5, via Sydney 22/5, Batavia (Abel Tasman/Batavia-Centrum 27/5 cachet) verso, special oval Melbourne to Batavia violet cachet on front, registered (label) cover franked , high 2/2d franking.

Lot Number: 97

(Australia) New England Airways Ltd, F/F Sydney to Brisbane, bs 24/11, plain cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Sydney-Brisbane"

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Date: 1931, Nov 24
Est. price: £40.00 £34.00
Category: Australia

Description: New England Airways Ltd, F/F Sydney to Brisbane, bs 24/11, plain cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Sydney-Brisbane"

Lot Number: 99

(Australia) Aircrafts Pty Ltd, F/F Brisbane to Cracow, bs 3/2, plain cover franked 5d, typed "By First Flight/Brisbane to Cracow".

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Date: 1934, Feb 3
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Australia

Description: Aircrafts Pty Ltd, F/F Brisbane to Cracow, bs 3/2, plain cover franked 5d, typed "By First Flight/Brisbane to Cracow".

Lot Number: 100

(Australia) First official airmail between Australia and New Zealand, Brisbane to Auckland, bs 12/4, registered (label) cover franked 1/1d inc SG 139 and 139a (cat £67 used), canc Brisbane 27/3, via Sydney 28/3, fine strike violet framed special flight cachet verso, typed "First official  Australia-New Zealand Air Mail/per aeroplane Faith in Australia/pilot Flight Lieutenant Ulm".

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Date: 1934, Apr 11
Est. price: £40.00 £34.00
Category: Australia

Description: First official airmail between Australia and New Zealand, Brisbane to Auckland, bs 12/4, registered (label) cover franked 1/1d inc SG 139 and 139a (cat £67 used), canc Brisbane 27/3, via Sydney 28/3, fine strike violet framed special flight cachet verso, typed "First official Australia-New Zealand Air Mail/per aeroplane Faith in Australia/pilot Flight Lieutenant Ulm".

Lot Number: 101

(Australia) F/F Mundubbera to Brisbane, bs 3/6, plain cover franked 5d inc 2d 'OS' perfin, white/pale blue 'Noth Queensland' air mail label (scarce on cover), Aircrafts Pty. Ltd

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Date: 1934, Jun 2
Est. price: £50.00 £42.50
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Mundubbera to Brisbane, bs 3/6, plain cover franked 5d inc 2d 'OS' perfin, white/pale blue 'Noth Queensland' air mail label (scarce on cover), Aircrafts Pty. Ltd

Lot Number: 102

(Australia) First official airmail,Australia-Papua & Papua-Australia, Toowoomba to Port Moresby, bs 26/7, then Papua 8d stamps applied and returned to Brisbane 31/7,  circular Australia-Papua and New GuineaNZ-Australia (June 1934), violet circular "Australia/Papua and New Guinea" cachet on front,  and purple hexagonal "papua/Australia" cachet verso. Note June rather than July depart postmark.

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Date: 1934, Jun 9
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Australia

Description: First official airmail,Australia-Papua & Papua-Australia, Toowoomba to Port Moresby, bs 26/7, then Papua 8d stamps applied and returned to Brisbane 31/7, circular Australia-Papua and New GuineaNZ-Australia (June 1934), violet circular "Australia/Papua and New Guinea" cachet on front, and purple hexagonal "papua/Australia" cachet verso. Note June rather than July depart postmark.

Lot Number: 104

(Australia) First official airmail, Australia-Papua & New Guinea, Sydney to Lae, bs 26/7, and first return, uncommon red/cream souvenir "Per VH-UXX Faith In Australia"cover franked Australia 8d  inc 6d air (SG 139) and New Guinea8d inc 6d 'Air Mail' opt for return to Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, violet circular "Australia/Papua and New Guinea" cachet on front and purple hexagonal "Papua/Australia", signed by CPT Ulm.

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Date: 1934, Jul 23
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: Australia

Description: First official airmail, Australia-Papua & New Guinea, Sydney to Lae, bs 26/7, and first return, uncommon red/cream souvenir "Per VH-UXX Faith In Australia"cover franked Australia 8d inc 6d air (SG 139) and New Guinea8d inc 6d 'Air Mail' opt for return to Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, violet circular "Australia/Papua and New Guinea" cachet on front and purple hexagonal "Papua/Australia", signed by CPT Ulm.

Lot Number: 108

(Australia) MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Services reopening of Ord River-Wyndham service, plain cover addressed to EA Crome, 2d PSE with additional 3d canc Wyndham/West Australia 11/7/35 cds, dark blue/white etiquette, typed "MacRobertson Miller Aviation Co Ltd/Australian Aerial Medical Service/Ord River-Wyndham/No post office at Ord River".   The plane left Wyndham on the 9th, collected mail from Ord River, and returned on to Wynham on the 11th when this cover was cancelled.

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Date: 1935, Jul 11
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: Australia

Description: MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Services reopening of Ord River-Wyndham service, plain cover addressed to EA Crome, 2d PSE with additional 3d canc Wyndham/West Australia 11/7/35 cds, dark blue/white etiquette, typed "MacRobertson Miller Aviation Co Ltd/Australian Aerial Medical Service/Ord River-Wyndham/No post office at Ord River". The plane left Wyndham on the 9th, collected mail from Ord River, and returned on to Wynham on the 11th when this cover was cancelled.

Lot Number: 110

(Australia) New England Airways Ltd, F/F Rockhampton to Mackay, b/s 15/9, carried on the F/F Brisbane-Townsville service, Eustis cover franked 5d, typed 'First  Flight/Rockhampton-Mackay'.

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Date: 1935, Sep 15
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Australia

Description: New England Airways Ltd, F/F Rockhampton to Mackay, b/s 15/9, carried on the F/F Brisbane-Townsville service, Eustis cover franked 5d, typed 'First Flight/Rockhampton-Mackay'.

Lot Number: 112

(Australia) Holymans Airways, F/F Melbourne to Canberra, bs 7/10 airmail etiquette cover franked 5d.

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Date: 1935, Oct 7
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Australia

Description: Holymans Airways, F/F Melbourne to Canberra, bs 7/10 airmail etiquette cover franked 5d.

Lot Number: 116

(Australia) Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Melbourne, bs 28/11, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Mount Gambier to Melbourne". Small mail.

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Date: 1935, Nov 26
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Australia

Description: Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Melbourne, bs 28/11, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Mount Gambier to Melbourne". Small mail.

Lot Number: 118

(Australia) WASP Airlines, F/F Dubbo to Sydney, bs 28/3, imprint red/blue airmail etiquette cover franked 4d, typed 'Dubbo-Sydney/1st Flight'. Ironed vertical crease.

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Date: 1936, Mar 28
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Australia

Description: WASP Airlines, F/F Dubbo to Sydney, bs 28/3, imprint red/blue airmail etiquette cover franked 4d, typed 'Dubbo-Sydney/1st Flight'. Ironed vertical crease.

Lot Number: 119

(Australia) Guinea Airways Lockheed Electra first airmail flight Cootamundra to Leeton, bs 17/8, attractive Eustis airmail cover franked 5d. Scarce leg.

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Date: 1937, Aug 16
Est. price: £35.00 £29.75
Category: Australia

Description: Guinea Airways Lockheed Electra first airmail flight Cootamundra to Leeton, bs 17/8, attractive Eustis airmail cover franked 5d. Scarce leg.

Lot Number: 121

(Australia) WR Carpenter Airlnes, first official airmail service Australia to Papua bs 31/5 and return, plain cover franked Australia 5d canc Sydney 30/7 and Papua 5d canc Port Moresby 4/6, and verso Sydney return cds 5/6.

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Date: 1938, May 30
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Australia

Description: WR Carpenter Airlnes, first official airmail service Australia to Papua bs 31/5 and return, plain cover franked Australia 5d canc Sydney 30/7 and Papua 5d canc Port Moresby 4/6, and verso Sydney return cds 5/6.

Lot Number: 123

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, censored cover, London to New Zealand, no arrival ds, franked 4/6d , canc Ipswich 17 Oct 41 cds, ms "Air Mail/Trans Atlantic Airways/Trans Pacific Clipper", red 'From HM Ship/Passed by Censor' hs. Correctly rated 4/6d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK. Carried by BOAC to Lisbon, FAM18 trans Atlantic service to USA, US internal air service to link with Pan Am in San Francisco then OAT by FAM19 to Auckland. The Pacific Clipper service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war and ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.

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Date: 1941, Oct 17
Est. price: £55.00 £46.75
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, censored cover, London to New Zealand, no arrival ds, franked 4/6d , canc Ipswich 17 Oct 41 cds, ms "Air Mail/Trans Atlantic Airways/Trans Pacific Clipper", red 'From HM Ship/Passed by Censor' hs. Correctly rated 4/6d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK. Carried by BOAC to Lisbon, FAM18 trans Atlantic service to USA, US internal air service to link with Pan Am in San Francisco then OAT by FAM19 to Auckland. The Pacific Clipper service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war and ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.

Lot Number: 124

(Australia) US Army AirTransport Command & A.T.C., wartime letter from Australian Military Forces, Field Post Office 068, Madang, New Guinea to Victoria, cover franked 3d Australia stamp with a picture, hand drawn by the sender, framed "Australian Military Forces/Passed by Censor/1455" hs.

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Date: 1944, Oct 4
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Australia

Description: US Army AirTransport Command & A.T.C., wartime letter from Australian Military Forces, Field Post Office 068, Madang, New Guinea to Victoria, cover franked 3d Australia stamp with a picture, hand drawn by the sender, framed "Australian Military Forces/Passed by Censor/1455" hs.

Lot Number: 126

(Australia) First Qantas post war civilian service, Sydney to Singapore, bs 8/4, 7d air letter overprinted purple, signd by Captains A Furze and J Moxham. Eustis 1036a.

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Date: 1946, Apr 7
Est. price: £75.00 £63.75
Category: Australia

Description: First Qantas post war civilian service, Sydney to Singapore, bs 8/4, 7d air letter overprinted purple, signd by Captains A Furze and J Moxham. Eustis 1036a.

Lot Number: 130

(Bechuanaland) First acceptance of mail for Malaya from Bechuanaland for carriage on the inaugural Imperial Airways Rangoon-Singapore extension, Lobatsi to Alor Star, 21/12, via Cairo, blue/orange/cream Robertson cover franked 1912 Bechuanaland Protectorate opt on GB 1/- and 1933 Bechuanaland 1/-, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 33 cds, large blue straight line "By Imperial Airways Only" hs. Carried by IAW AN144 from Cape own to Cairo, and IAW IE 246 from Cairo-Singapore. Some rear flap damage, not visible from front, see scan. A truly RARE item.

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Date: 1933, Dec 1
Est. price: £125.00 £106.25
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: First acceptance of mail for Malaya from Bechuanaland for carriage on the inaugural Imperial Airways Rangoon-Singapore extension, Lobatsi to Alor Star, 21/12, via Cairo, blue/orange/cream Robertson cover franked 1912 Bechuanaland Protectorate opt on GB 1/- and 1933 Bechuanaland 1/-, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 33 cds, large blue straight line "By Imperial Airways Only" hs. Carried by IAW AN144 from Cape own to Cairo, and IAW IE 246 from Cairo-Singapore. Some rear flap damage, not visible from front, see scan. A truly RARE item.

Lot Number: 137

(Belgium) Early airmail, Brussels to Paris, bs 5/2, plain cover franked 1F20, ms 'France/Par Avion', black framed 'Par Avion/Per Vliegtuig' hs. .Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

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Date: 1923, Feb 5
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: Belgium

Description: Early airmail, Brussels to Paris, bs 5/2, plain cover franked 1F20, ms 'France/Par Avion', black framed 'Par Avion/Per Vliegtuig' hs. .Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

Lot Number: 141

(Belgium) Lignes Farman/Compagnie GeneraleAeropostale, Belgium to Morocco, bs Casablanca 17/3, company corner cover franked 1F75 overseas postage + 2f (10g) air surcharge, black framed bilngual 'Par Avion'hs.




Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

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Date: 1929, Mar 15
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: Belgium

Description: Lignes Farman/Compagnie GeneraleAeropostale, Belgium to Morocco, bs Casablanca 17/3, company corner cover franked 1F75 overseas postage + 2f (10g) air surcharge, black framed bilngual 'Par Avion'hs. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

Lot Number: 142

(Belgium) Belgium to Sweden, Ixelles to Malmo, bs Luftpost 20/9, B&W PPC showing Tomb of Unknown Soldier, franked 1f postage (postcard rate) + 2F50 airmail surcharge, boxed bilingual 'Par Avion/Per Vliegtuig' hs. Likely flown by LIgnes Farman.

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Date: 1929, Sep 18
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium to Sweden, Ixelles to Malmo, bs Luftpost 20/9, B&W PPC showing Tomb of Unknown Soldier, franked 1f postage (postcard rate) + 2F50 airmail surcharge, boxed bilingual 'Par Avion/Per Vliegtuig' hs. Likely flown by LIgnes Farman.

Lot Number: 144

(Belgium) Liege to Paris, bs 17/6,' Service Special de L'Exposition de Liege', plain cover correctly franked 1F postage and 50c air fee, canc Liege cds, Paris/Gare du Nord Avion/17.6.30 arrival cds tying dark blue/black airmail etiquette. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

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Date: 1930, Jun 17
Est. price: £60.00 £51.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Liege to Paris, bs 17/6,' Service Special de L'Exposition de Liege', plain cover correctly franked 1F postage and 50c air fee, canc Liege cds, Paris/Gare du Nord Avion/17.6.30 arrival cds tying dark blue/black airmail etiquette. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

Lot Number: 145

(Belgium) Antwerp to Casablanca, bs 9/10, company corner cover franked 1F75 overseas postage + 4F (20g) air surcharge, dark blue/white bilingual airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1932, Oct 7
Est. price: £10.00 £8.50
Category: Belgium

Description: Antwerp to Casablanca, bs 9/10, company corner cover franked 1F75 overseas postage + 4F (20g) air surcharge, dark blue/white bilingual airmail etiquette.

Lot Number: 149

(Belgium) Count De Looz-Corswarem, Mahieu and D'Hoore official flight to the Congo via the shortest route over the Libyan desert via Tunis-Sebha-Fort Lamy, Brussels to Leopoldville 17/10, carried by air to Leopoldville, then returned by surface mail to Belgium, Van Reet pictorial card franked Belgium 1F and Belgium 1c to obtain ultimate arrival mark (1/12) and Congo 75c canc Lepoldville 17/10, black "Raid Mahieu" cachets front and verso, signed by Count De Looz-Corswarem under a handwritten comment on the deferred departure from Brussels. Rare, only ten such items were carried. Ex Clowes.

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Date: 1935, Oct 1
Est. price: £125.00 £106.25
Category: Belgium

Description: Count De Looz-Corswarem, Mahieu and D'Hoore official flight to the Congo via the shortest route over the Libyan desert via Tunis-Sebha-Fort Lamy, Brussels to Leopoldville 17/10, carried by air to Leopoldville, then returned by surface mail to Belgium, Van Reet pictorial card franked Belgium 1F and Belgium 1c to obtain ultimate arrival mark (1/12) and Congo 75c canc Lepoldville 17/10, black "Raid Mahieu" cachets front and verso, signed by Count De Looz-Corswarem under a handwritten comment on the deferred departure from Brussels. Rare, only ten such items were carried. Ex Clowes.

Lot Number: 152

(Belgium) Air France/Aeromaritime extension to Douala and Pointe Noire, Thieux (Belgium) to Pointe Noire (French Congo), bs 20/5, grey/blue Air France/Aeromaritime air cover franked 5F25, black framed "Service Aerien Senegal-Congo/Aeromaritime/1er voyage Mai 1937/en laison avec/Air France Air Afrique", ms "Bruxelles-Paris-Dakar-Pointe Noire", two uncommon and attractive se tanant Congo/Belgium publicity labels verso. Nice item.

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Date: 1937, May 14
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: Belgium

Description: Air France/Aeromaritime extension to Douala and Pointe Noire, Thieux (Belgium) to Pointe Noire (French Congo), bs 20/5, grey/blue Air France/Aeromaritime air cover franked 5F25, black framed "Service Aerien Senegal-Congo/Aeromaritime/1er voyage Mai 1937/en laison avec/Air France Air Afrique", ms "Bruxelles-Paris-Dakar-Pointe Noire", two uncommon and attractive se tanant Congo/Belgium publicity labels verso. Nice item.

Lot Number: 155

(Belgium) Belgium acceptance for French Sudan, Brussels to Mopti, bs 22/2, for carriage on the Air Afrique  F/F Alger-Gao-Bamako, reg (label) cover franked 6F50, black six line flight cachet, blue/black bilingual airmail etiquette.       Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

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Date: 1938, Feb 18
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium acceptance for French Sudan, Brussels to Mopti, bs 22/2, for carriage on the Air Afrique F/F Alger-Gao-Bamako, reg (label) cover franked 6F50, black six line flight cachet, blue/black bilingual airmail etiquette. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

Lot Number: 156

(Belgium) Belgium acceptance for French Congo, Brussels to Brazzaville, bs 6/11, for carriage on the Air Afrique  F/F Alger-Gao-Zinder-Bangui-Brazzaville service, Van Reet cover franked 3F35, red triangular flight cachet, blue/black bilingual airmail etiquette. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

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Date: 1938, Nov 2
Est. price: £10.00 £8.50
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium acceptance for French Congo, Brussels to Brazzaville, bs 6/11, for carriage on the Air Afrique F/F Alger-Gao-Zinder-Bangui-Brazzaville service, Van Reet cover franked 3F35, red triangular flight cachet, blue/black bilingual airmail etiquette. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

Lot Number: 159

(Bolivia) Lloyd Aereo Boliviano, Santa Cruz to Cochabamba, commercial Luciana Acorno printed cover, franked $1.00 ordinary (30c postage and 70c airmail), canc fine strike extremely RARE undated purple framed "Correo Aereo/anta Cruz/ Bolivia" hs, 2-3mm non invasive trim lh edge an rear flap damage. There are no date stamps, so we have listed this as 1929 but, you are unlikely to see this cancellation again.

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Date: 1929, Jan 01
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Bolivia

Description: Lloyd Aereo Boliviano, Santa Cruz to Cochabamba, commercial Luciana Acorno printed cover, franked $1.00 ordinary (30c postage and 70c airmail), canc fine strike extremely RARE undated purple framed "Correo Aereo/anta Cruz/ Bolivia" hs, 2-3mm non invasive trim lh edge an rear flap damage. There are no date stamps, so we have listed this as 1929 but, you are unlikely to see this cancellation again.

Lot Number: 162

(Brazil) Early Compagnie Generale Aeropostale aviso service(1/3/28-31/12/35) using fast ex navy destroyers (9 day transit France-S. America, of which 5 days were at sea), Rio de Janero to Paris, no arrival ds, red/blue/pale grey Compagnie Gיnיrale Aיropostale special envelope franked Sc. 254, C20 and C22, canc nice strike large black oval double ring ds with outline of monoplane (used by Aeropostale on their Buenos Aires-Natal-Dakar service, illustrated Kriebel pp11,12,13). Flown Buenos Aires-Natal by Aeropostale Aeroposta Argentina S.A, then carried  by fast aviso from Natal-Dakar, then flown Dakar-Toulouse by Aיropostale (this service started in 1925). Ironed vertical crease.

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Date: 1930, Jul 12
Est. price: £10.00 £8.50
Category: Brazil

Description: Early Compagnie Generale Aeropostale aviso service(1/3/28-31/12/35) using fast ex navy destroyers (9 day transit France-S. America, of which 5 days were at sea), Rio de Janero to Paris, no arrival ds, red/blue/pale grey Compagnie Gיnיrale Aיropostale special envelope franked Sc. 254, C20 and C22, canc nice strike large black oval double ring ds with outline of monoplane (used by Aeropostale on their Buenos Aires-Natal-Dakar service, illustrated Kriebel pp11,12,13). Flown Buenos Aires-Natal by Aeropostale Aeroposta Argentina S.A, then carried by fast aviso from Natal-Dakar, then flown Dakar-Toulouse by Aיropostale (this service started in 1925). Ironed vertical crease.

Lot Number: 163

(Brazil) Compagnie Generale Aeropostale, commercial air cover from Sxao Paulo to Chamby, Switzerland 31/7, via Geneva, fine 'Geneve/30 VII 30/Poste Aerienne Suisse' transit ds on front, red/blue/grey CGA company  cover franked 3000R.

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Date: 1930, Jul 19
Est. price: £10.00 £8.50
Category: Brazil

Description: Compagnie Generale Aeropostale, commercial air cover from Sxao Paulo to Chamby, Switzerland 31/7, via Geneva, fine 'Geneve/30 VII 30/Poste Aerienne Suisse' transit ds on front, red/blue/grey CGA company cover franked 3000R.

Lot Number: 164

(Brazil) VARIG, F/F Pelotas to Santa Cruz, bs 23/2, attractive red/pale green souvenir cover franked 200R postage + 350R airmail, canc Pelotas cds.

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Date: 1931, Feb 21
Est. price: £35.00 £29.75
Category: Brazil

Description: VARIG, F/F Pelotas to Santa Cruz, bs 23/2, attractive red/pale green souvenir cover franked 200R postage + 350R airmail, canc Pelotas cds.

Lot Number: 165

(Brazil) DO-X mail, Segment 2 Rio de Janeiro to New York, Brazilian mail northbound from Rio de Janeiro to Natal, bs 27/8, plain cover frankedpale grey/green 'Servicio Aereo - Condor envelope, franked 2100R, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, nice strike black diamond "'DOX Premeiro Voo/Europa-America do Sul/Estados Unidos/1931" flight cachet.

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Date: 1931, Aug 4
Est. price: £22.00 £18.70
Category: Brazil

Description: DO-X mail, Segment 2 Rio de Janeiro to New York, Brazilian mail northbound from Rio de Janeiro to Natal, bs 27/8, plain cover frankedpale grey/green 'Servicio Aereo - Condor envelope, franked 2100R, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, nice strike black diamond "'DOX Premeiro Voo/Europa-America do Sul/Estados Unidos/1931" flight cachet.

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