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Lot Number: 4

(Collections) Australia 1929-55, a fine selection of 16 first flights including 1946 first post war civilian service Sydney-Singapore 8/4 purple o/p 7d air letter signed Furze & Moxham; 1929 2/6 Adelaide-Perth; 1930 30/5 Melbourne-Sydney; 1934 Australia-PNG 26/7; 1934 registered dual frank Australia-PNG-Australia 2/8; 1934 6/12 Brisbane-London souvenir cover; 1937 30/8 ANA Brisbane-Adelaide; 1938 31/5 Youami-Perth 2/6 and return; 1940 1/5 Australia-NZ inaugural Flying Boat Service special cover.On our web site you can inspect a front and back life size image of every cover in the collection. So view in the comfort of your own home and avoid the cost and hassle of a journey to the auction house and any risk of having to bid blind.

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Est. price: £125.00 £106.25
Category: Collections

Description: Australia 1929-55, a fine selection of 16 first flights including 1946 first post war civilian service Sydney-Singapore 8/4 purple o/p 7d air letter signed Furze & Moxham; 1929 2/6 Adelaide-Perth; 1930 30/5 Melbourne-Sydney; 1934 Australia-PNG 26/7; 1934 registered dual frank Australia-PNG-Australia 2/8; 1934 6/12 Brisbane-London souvenir cover; 1937 30/8 ANA Brisbane-Adelaide; 1938 31/5 Youami-Perth 2/6 and return; 1940 1/5 Australia-NZ inaugural Flying Boat Service special cover.On our web site you can inspect a front and back life size image of every cover in the collection. So view in the comfort of your own home and avoid the cost and hassle of a journey to the auction house and any risk of having to bid blind.

Lot Number: 7

(Collections) British European Airways, fourth issue, six official covers bearing the 8d Airway Letter Stamp, flown on the first day of issue, 25th of November 1953, London to Glasgow, Glasgow to London, Belfast to Birmingham, Birmingham to Belfast, Belfast to London, and London to Belfast. Image.

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Est. price: £45.00 £38.25
Category: Collections

Description: British European Airways, fourth issue, six official covers bearing the 8d Airway Letter Stamp, flown on the first day of issue, 25th of November 1953, London to Glasgow, Glasgow to London, Belfast to Birmingham, Birmingham to Belfast, Belfast to London, and London to Belfast. Image.

Lot Number: 9

(Collections) French Africa, 1926-47 miscellany of 17 attractive flown covers from Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, French Soudan, Dahomey, Cameroon, and French Somalia with lovely frankings, an impossible-to-miss red-bordered envelope (closed top edge tear), a scarce 1926 registered Latecoere company cover, and an obsolete 1935 Air Orient cover sent from Henri Truc to Franc Muller. Flight destinations to the US, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, Holland, Germany and Chad, instructional, directional, and Marseille's jusqua's hand stamps, and censored covers from Cameroon and Dahomey. A few covers have minor flap damage and faint folds so on line inspection is recommended. Life size front and back images of  every cover in the collection will be found on the web site. So view in the comfort of your own home and avoid the cost and hassle of a journey to the auction house and any risk of having to bid blind.

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Est. price: £75.00 £63.75
Category: Collections

Description: French Africa, 1926-47 miscellany of 17 attractive flown covers from Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, French Soudan, Dahomey, Cameroon, and French Somalia with lovely frankings, an impossible-to-miss red-bordered envelope (closed top edge tear), a scarce 1926 registered Latecoere company cover, and an obsolete 1935 Air Orient cover sent from Henri Truc to Franc Muller. Flight destinations to the US, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, Holland, Germany and Chad, instructional, directional, and Marseille's jusqua's hand stamps, and censored covers from Cameroon and Dahomey. A few covers have minor flap damage and faint folds so on line inspection is recommended. Life size front and back images of every cover in the collection will be found on the web site. So view in the comfort of your own home and avoid the cost and hassle of a journey to the auction house and any risk of having to bid blind.

Lot Number: 14

(Collections) Royal Flying Corps (RFC), a scarce display of five postcards, 1914-17, each depicting RFC wings. Three were postally used, one is unused embroidered silk and the other was embroidered by hand. They were often purchased as souvenirs or sent under cover to the addressee. The RFC predated the RAF which was formed in 1918. Image.

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Est. price: £60.00 £51.00
Category: Collections

Description: Royal Flying Corps (RFC), a scarce display of five postcards, 1914-17, each depicting RFC wings. Three were postally used, one is unused embroidered silk and the other was embroidered by hand. They were often purchased as souvenirs or sent under cover to the addressee. The RFC predated the RAF which was formed in 1918. Image.

Lot Number: 15

(Collections) Scotland six first flight covers, 1934-47, comprising 1934 28/5 Inverness to Orkney official red/green Highland AW vignette; 1934 Nov 1 New Contract Liverpool to Glasgow; 1934 1/12 Highland Airways Inverness to Wick 1/12 red/blue/ivory company envelope special red/blue vignette; 1934 1/12 Wick to Inverness 1/12 arrival hs; 1940 30/4 Last flight from Inverness to Kirkwall at the old 1 1/2d rate Francis Field authentication hs verso; 1947 29/9 All Up Service Belfast to Glasgow BEA ‘All-up Service’ cover. A splendid selection in fine to very fine condition, see scans on web site.

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Est. price: £60.00 £51.00
Category: Collections

Description: Scotland six first flight covers, 1934-47, comprising 1934 28/5 Inverness to Orkney official red/green Highland AW vignette; 1934 Nov 1 New Contract Liverpool to Glasgow; 1934 1/12 Highland Airways Inverness to Wick 1/12 red/blue/ivory company envelope special red/blue vignette; 1934 1/12 Wick to Inverness 1/12 arrival hs; 1940 30/4 Last flight from Inverness to Kirkwall at the old 1 1/2d rate Francis Field authentication hs verso; 1947 29/9 All Up Service Belfast to Glasgow BEA ‘All-up Service’ cover. A splendid selection in fine to very fine condition, see scans on web site.

Lot Number: 16

(Collections) War Weapons Week 1941, after the British retreat from Europe, via Dunkirk, the British Army was severely under strength. With her Army’s equipment and arms left in Europe and also fighting the Germans and Italians in Africa there was a dire need to re-equip to resist the German’s imminent invasion. A collection of 10 items including eight British leaflets dropped over the British Isles during WWII to help with the war effort encouraging investment in National Savings Certificates, Savings Stamps and Defence Bonds, and stressing the importance of saving wastepaper; a parody of a German leaflet originating in Luton denouncing the importance of saving for the war effort; and two illustrated newspaper cuttings about War Weapons Week in Bournemouth, 15 Feb 1941. All leaves and stamps are fine. Image.

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Est. price: £50.00 £42.50
Category: Collections

Description: War Weapons Week 1941, after the British retreat from Europe, via Dunkirk, the British Army was severely under strength. With her Army’s equipment and arms left in Europe and also fighting the Germans and Italians in Africa there was a dire need to re-equip to resist the German’s imminent invasion. A collection of 10 items including eight British leaflets dropped over the British Isles during WWII to help with the war effort encouraging investment in National Savings Certificates, Savings Stamps and Defence Bonds, and stressing the importance of saving wastepaper; a parody of a German leaflet originating in Luton denouncing the importance of saving for the war effort; and two illustrated newspaper cuttings about War Weapons Week in Bournemouth, 15 Feb 1941. All leaves and stamps are fine. Image.

Lot Number: 17

(Collections) World War II, Operation Manna, a five page exhibit to commemorate the 40th anniversary (1/4/45) of a humanitarian food drop carried out to relieve a famine in German-occupied Holland, undertaken by Allied bomber crews during the final days of World War II in Europe comprising three black and white photo cards showing Lancaster aircraft of bomber Command over Holland during the operation, and four commemorative picture postcards (two signed). Image.

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Est. price: £40.00 £34.00
Category: Collections

Description: World War II, Operation Manna, a five page exhibit to commemorate the 40th anniversary (1/4/45) of a humanitarian food drop carried out to relieve a famine in German-occupied Holland, undertaken by Allied bomber crews during the final days of World War II in Europe comprising three black and white photo cards showing Lancaster aircraft of bomber Command over Holland during the operation, and four commemorative picture postcards (two signed). Image.

Lot Number: 30

(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: 34

(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: 35

(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: 39

(Australia) Early internal airmail flown on Perth-Derby route, Carnarvon to Perth, no arrival ds, printed commercial cover franked 4 1/2d canc Carnarvon April 26 (the exact day of postage is illegible), violet straight line "Forwarded By Air Mail" rubber stamp cachet, ms 'Per Aerial Mail'. The earliest use of this stamp at Carnarvon was 27/4/26, so the cachet on this particular cover could well be a 'first day of use'. See Australian AMC #92.Scarce. Some faint toning but hardly detracts - see scan.

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Date: 1926, Aug 7
Est. price: £40.00 £34.00
Category: Australia

Description: Early internal airmail flown on Perth-Derby route, Carnarvon to Perth, no arrival ds, printed commercial cover franked 4 1/2d canc Carnarvon April 26 (the exact day of postage is illegible), violet straight line "Forwarded By Air Mail" rubber stamp cachet, ms 'Per Aerial Mail'. The earliest use of this stamp at Carnarvon was 27/4/26, so the cachet on this particular cover could well be a 'first day of use'. See Australian AMC #92.Scarce. Some faint toning but hardly detracts - see scan.

Lot Number: 40

(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: 41

(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: 42

(Australia) FDI Kingsford Smith 2d, 3d & 6d set of 3 on special Melbourne-Sydney registered (label) souvenir cover, posted Melbourne 19/3, arrived Fortitude Valley 21/3 via Brisbane 20/3, signed by the pilot, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, Australian National AW. Top corner nibbles and top edge wear, otherwise good. See Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 19
Est. price: £175.00 £148.75
Category: Australia

Description: FDI Kingsford Smith 2d, 3d & 6d set of 3 on special Melbourne-Sydney registered (label) souvenir cover, posted Melbourne 19/3, arrived Fortitude Valley 21/3 via Brisbane 20/3, signed by the pilot, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, Australian National AW. Top corner nibbles and top edge wear, otherwise good. See Image.

Lot Number: 45

(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: 46

(Australia) Cunnamulla to London, underpaid cover embossed "Commonwealth of Australia/Attorney General" on flap with Kangaroo, Emu and Shield, franked Australia 3d air x2, black (ms 160) over 'CTMS/T in circle hs, ms 'London via Karachi'.

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Date: 1933, Aug 2
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Australia

Description: Cunnamulla to London, underpaid cover embossed "Commonwealth of Australia/Attorney General" on flap with Kangaroo, Emu and Shield, franked Australia 3d air x2, black (ms 160) over 'CTMS/T in circle hs, ms 'London via Karachi'.

Lot Number: 50

(Australia) Sydney to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, flown  Austalia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", Australia and New Guinea cachets, franked Australia SG 5d 'OS' x2 and 1/2 'OS' x2, and  NG 6d air Mail opts and 5 (SG 169, 170 cat £37 used), latter canc 30/7 for return, Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, registered (label) cover.

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Date: 1934, Jul 24
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Australia

Description: Sydney to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, flown Austalia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", Australia and New Guinea cachets, franked Australia SG 5d 'OS' x2 and 1/2 'OS' x2, and NG 6d air Mail opts and 5 (SG 169, 170 cat £37 used), latter canc 30/7 for return, Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, registered (label) cover.

Lot Number: 53

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Sudan, Kew to Wadi Halfa, bs 23/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked  1d, 3d Kookaburra and 1/6d, canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Kosti on IAW flight ASS 199, This  service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £85.00 £72.25
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Sudan, Kew to Wadi Halfa, bs 23/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1d, 3d Kookaburra and 1/6d, canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Kosti on IAW flight ASS 199, This service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Scarce.

Lot Number: 54

(Australia) Scarce first acceptance of mail for the Belgian Congo from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Elisabethville, bs, via Cairo, 22/12, and Broken Hill 26/12,  blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 3/2d inc pair 1/6d.  Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, Darwin-Cairo by IAW IW 298, Cairo-Broken Hill by IAW AS199, and Broken Hill-E'villle by the Aero Club of Katanga. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £185.00 £157.25
Category: Australia

Description: Scarce first acceptance of mail for the Belgian Congo from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Elisabethville, bs, via Cairo, 22/12, and Broken Hill 26/12, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 3/2d inc pair 1/6d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, Darwin-Cairo by IAW IW 298, Cairo-Broken Hill by IAW AS199, and Broken Hill-E'villle by the Aero Club of Katanga. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.

Lot Number: 57

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Africa, Sydney to Dodoma, Tanganyika, bs 25/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Dodoma on IAW flight ASS 199, This  service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa.

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Date: 1934, Dec 12
Est. price: £70.00 £59.50
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Africa, Sydney to Dodoma, Tanganyika, bs 25/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Dodoma on IAW flight ASS 199, This service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa.

Lot Number: 60

(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: 61

(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: 62

(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: 69

(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: 70

(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: £60.00 £51.00
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: 76

(Basutoland) Basutoland to Singapore, bs 19/12, carried on the first flight of the imperial Airways extension from Rangoon to Singapore via Cairo, Wyndham registered (hs) cover franked FDI of the 1933 KGV 1d,3d,6d,1/-, canc Maseru/1 DEC/33 cds returned to Cape Town 'House of Parliament/23 MAR 34' cds verso.  Also original certificate of posting.  A superb item in fine condition.A superb item in fine condition.

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Date: 1933, Dec 1
Est. price: £275.00 £233.75
Category: Basutoland

Description: Basutoland to Singapore, bs 19/12, carried on the first flight of the imperial Airways extension from Rangoon to Singapore via Cairo, Wyndham registered (hs) cover franked FDI of the 1933 KGV 1d,3d,6d,1/-, canc Maseru/1 DEC/33 cds returned to Cape Town 'House of Parliament/23 MAR 34' cds verso. Also original certificate of posting. A superb item in fine condition.A superb item in fine condition.

Lot Number: 80

(Basutoland) Maseru to Australia, bs Sydney 21/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways  African service to Cairo, to connect with the first extension of the IIA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-, 6d and 2d, canc Maseru 3 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 3
Est. price: £175.00 £148.75
Category: Basutoland

Description: Maseru to Australia, bs Sydney 21/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways African service to Cairo, to connect with the first extension of the IIA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-, 6d and 2d, canc Maseru 3 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.

Lot Number: 84

(Belgian Congo) F/F Elisabethville to Stanleyville, bs 30/10, carried on the accelerated Sabena service from Elisabethville-Brussels, imprint etiquette cover franked 75c, blue flight cachet.

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Date: 1936, Oct 29
Est. price: £6.00 £5.10
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F Elisabethville to Stanleyville, bs 30/10, carried on the accelerated Sabena service from Elisabethville-Brussels, imprint etiquette cover franked 75c, blue flight cachet.

Lot Number: 85

(Belgian Congo) F/F Elisabethville to Paris 5/11, via Le Bourget 5/11, carried on the accelerated Sabena service from Elisabethville-Brussels, Nawratil card franked  3F90, blue flight cachet. Nice routing.

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Date: 1936, Oct 30
Est. price: £10.00 £8.50
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F Elisabethville to Paris 5/11, via Le Bourget 5/11, carried on the accelerated Sabena service from Elisabethville-Brussels, Nawratil card franked 3F90, blue flight cachet. Nice routing.

Lot Number: 87

(Belgian Congo) F/F FAM 22  Leopoldville to Belem, cachet, b/s 15/12, air cover, Pan Am

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Date: 1941, Dec 12
Est. price: £8.00 £6.80
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F FAM 22 Leopoldville to Belem, cachet, b/s 15/12, air cover, Pan Am

Lot Number: 88

(Belgian Congo) Pan Am clipper service USA to Africa, F/F FAM 22, Leopoldville to Natal, purple cachet, b/s 17/12. This strategically important service, linking Africa and the USA, opened just at the critical time when Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and the USA went to war.

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Date: 1941, Dec 12
Est. price: £8.00 £6.80
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Pan Am clipper service USA to Africa, F/F FAM 22, Leopoldville to Natal, purple cachet, b/s 17/12. This strategically important service, linking Africa and the USA, opened just at the critical time when Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and the USA went to war.

Lot Number: 89

(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: 90

(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: 91

(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: 96

(Belgium) Sabena F/F regular Brussels-Leopoldville service, bs 28/2, blue/red/pale blue souvenir cover franked 2.890F, faint vertical crease, two different framed red flight cachets, one a bilingual French/Flemish F/F cachet.

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Date: 1935, Feb 23
Est. price: £12.00 £10.20
Category: Belgium

Description: Sabena F/F regular Brussels-Leopoldville service, bs 28/2, blue/red/pale blue souvenir cover franked 2.890F, faint vertical crease, two different framed red flight cachets, one a bilingual French/Flemish F/F cachet.

Lot Number: 97

(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: 99

(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: 101

(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: 117

(Brazil) Panair Do Brasil, F/F from Rio de Janero to Pocos de Caldas, bs 14/1, blue/cream Panair Do Brasil company corner cover franked 1200RS, official red circular flight cachet. Uncommon.

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Date: 1939, Jan 10
Est. price: £18.00 £15.30
Category: Brazil

Description: Panair Do Brasil, F/F from Rio de Janero to Pocos de Caldas, bs 14/1, blue/cream Panair Do Brasil company corner cover franked 1200RS, official red circular flight cachet. Uncommon.

Lot Number: 118

(Brazil) Brazil to Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII cover double rated 10,800r, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, fine blue/white three line "Via LATI" service etiquette, sealed German black/white OKW censor tape. Carried by LATI all the way from Rio to Rome, thus avoiding the British censorship in the Caribbean.

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Date: 1940, Apr 6
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Brazil

Description: Brazil to Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII cover double rated 10,800r, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, fine blue/white three line "Via LATI" service etiquette, sealed German black/white OKW censor tape. Carried by LATI all the way from Rio to Rome, thus avoiding the British censorship in the Caribbean.

Lot Number: 119

(Brazil) Rio de Janeiro to Milan, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, fine strike violet framed diubke line "Via L.A.T.I." directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.

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Date: 1940, Jun 6
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Rio de Janeiro to Milan, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, fine strike violet framed diubke line "Via L.A.T.I." directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.

Lot Number: 120

(Brazil) Brazil to Switzerland, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, canc Sao Paulo cds, fine strike violet framed "Via Condor-LATI" directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.

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Date: 1940, Sep 12
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: Brazil

Description: Brazil to Switzerland, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, canc Sao Paulo cds, fine strike violet framed "Via Condor-LATI" directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.

Lot Number: 121

(Brazil) Brazil to Vichy France, bs Villefranche-de-Rouergue 18/10, flown by LATI, censored WWII cover franked 5400R, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, also canceled French 30c postage due, fine strike violet framed "Por Aviao/via L.A.T.I." directional handstamp, sealed Italian black/white 'Verificato per censur' and tied my Italian censor mark. Carried by LATI all the way from Rio to Rome, thus avoiding the British censorship in the Caribbean. This cover was correctly rated 5400R, so the 30c postage due is unusual. Significant bottom edge tear.

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Date: 1940, Sep 19
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Brazil

Description: Brazil to Vichy France, bs Villefranche-de-Rouergue 18/10, flown by LATI, censored WWII cover franked 5400R, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, also canceled French 30c postage due, fine strike violet framed "Por Aviao/via L.A.T.I." directional handstamp, sealed Italian black/white 'Verificato per censur' and tied my Italian censor mark. Carried by LATI all the way from Rio to Rome, thus avoiding the British censorship in the Caribbean. This cover was correctly rated 5400R, so the 30c postage due is unusual. Significant bottom edge tear.

Lot Number: 123

(Brazil) World War II censored airmail cover, Rio de Janeiro to Germany, no arrival ds, dark blue/pale blue general purpose publicity envelope with styalises waves, franked 5400R, sealed black on white OKW censor tape (code e = Frankfurt) tied by purple circular eagle and swastika censor mark.

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Date: 1940, Nov 21
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Brazil

Description: World War II censored airmail cover, Rio de Janeiro to Germany, no arrival ds, dark blue/pale blue general purpose publicity envelope with styalises waves, franked 5400R, sealed black on white OKW censor tape (code e = Frankfurt) tied by purple circular eagle and swastika censor mark.

Lot Number: 124

(Brazil) Brazil to Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII pale grey/light blue/dark blue LATI publicity envelope, 147x 86mm, central white imprint Gulls Wing and inscribed "Via LATI" and "LATI Linhas Aereas Transcontinentaes Italianas S.A.", Sao Paulo to Koln, franked 5400R, canc Correos Aereo/Sao Paulo ?/7/41cds, blue German "Ad" in circle censor mark on front indicating cover examined in Munich but not opened, also 15 in circle additional German censor mark. Correctly rated for Brazil to Europe by LATI (5000R air fee + 400R basic, see Beith p41).

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Date: 1941, Jul 01
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Brazil

Description: Brazil to Germany, flown by LATI, censored WWII pale grey/light blue/dark blue LATI publicity envelope, 147x 86mm, central white imprint Gulls Wing and inscribed "Via LATI" and "LATI Linhas Aereas Transcontinentaes Italianas S.A.", Sao Paulo to Koln, franked 5400R, canc Correos Aereo/Sao Paulo ?/7/41cds, blue German "Ad" in circle censor mark on front indicating cover examined in Munich but not opened, also 15 in circle additional German censor mark. Correctly rated for Brazil to Europe by LATI (5000R air fee + 400R basic, see Beith p41).

Lot Number: 135

(Canada) Patricia Airways and Exploration Ltd, F/F Woman's Lake to Sioux Lookout, bs 2/8, airmail cover franked  2c, and CL18 verso tied by Sioux Lookout  arrival cds and blue Sioux Lookout/ Woman's Lake cachet.

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Date: 1926, Aug 2
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Canada

Description: Patricia Airways and Exploration Ltd, F/F Woman's Lake to Sioux Lookout, bs 2/8, airmail cover franked 2c, and CL18 verso tied by Sioux Lookout arrival cds and blue Sioux Lookout/ Woman's Lake cachet.

Lot Number: 136

(Canada) Fairchild Air Transport Ltd, F/F Haileybury to Rouyen, bs 12/8, plain cover franked 2c, attractive blue/white company vignette tied by Haileybury 11/8 cds, signed by the pilot Gkyn Burge.

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Date: 1926, Oct 20
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Canada

Description: Fairchild Air Transport Ltd, F/F Haileybury to Rouyen, bs 12/8, plain cover franked 2c, attractive blue/white company vignette tied by Haileybury 11/8 cds, signed by the pilot Gkyn Burge.

Lot Number: 143

(Canada) Western Canada Airways Ltd, F/F  Flin Flon toThe Pas, plain cover franked 2c and CL40 stamp tied by special Flin Fion cds and special maple Flin Fion flight cachet.

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Date: 1927, Dec 23
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Canada

Description: Western Canada Airways Ltd, F/F Flin Flon toThe Pas, plain cover franked 2c and CL40 stamp tied by special Flin Fion cds and special maple Flin Fion flight cachet.

Lot Number: 150

(Canada) Western Canada Airways Ltd,  F/F Sioux Lookout to Pickle Lake, airmail cover franked 2c, canc Sioux Lookout and  CL40 stamp canc special Sioux Look- Pickle Lake arrival cds, also violet flag Sioux Lookout to Pickle Lake F/F cachet.. Signed by the pilot  A.H. Farrington.

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Date: 1928, Dec 31
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: Canada

Description: Western Canada Airways Ltd, F/F Sioux Lookout to Pickle Lake, airmail cover franked 2c, canc Sioux Lookout and CL40 stamp canc special Sioux Look- Pickle Lake arrival cds, also violet flag Sioux Lookout to Pickle Lake F/F cachet.. Signed by the pilot A.H. Farrington.

Lot Number: 154

(Canada) Cherry Red Airline Ltd, F/F Ile a La Crosse to Lac La Longe, bs 26/12, plain cover franked 1c, also black/red/white CL46 tied by red 'Cherry Red Airline Limited' hs,

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Date: 1929, Dec 25
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Canada

Description: Cherry Red Airline Ltd, F/F Ile a La Crosse to Lac La Longe, bs 26/12, plain cover franked 1c, also black/red/white CL46 tied by red 'Cherry Red Airline Limited' hs,

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