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Lot Number: 51

(Australia) Scarcer double rated airmail cover, Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney to Singapore, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, franked 1/6d (2x  1/2oz rate of 9d, see Wingent p130). Forwarded to Liverpool, UK, by surface.

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Date: 1934, Dec 3
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Australia

Description: Scarcer double rated airmail cover, Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney to Singapore, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, franked 1/6d (2x 1/2oz rate of 9d, see Wingent p130). Forwarded to Liverpool, UK, by surface.
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Lot Number: 52

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Africa, Kew to Moshi, Tanganyika, 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 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Moshi 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 7
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Africa, Kew to Moshi, Tanganyika, 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 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Moshi 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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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
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.
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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
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.
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Lot Number: 55

(Australia) Rare first acceptance of mail for India, Cloncurry to Cawnpore 18/12, via Calcutta 17/12, for carriage on first return of the Singapore-Australia extension of the Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir red/white/blue 'Kangaroo' company cover, correctly rated 1/2d (see Wingent p130)

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Date: 1934, Dec 10
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Australia

Description: Rare first acceptance of mail for India, Cloncurry to Cawnpore 18/12, via Calcutta 17/12, for carriage on first return of the Singapore-Australia extension of the Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir red/white/blue 'Kangaroo' company cover, correctly rated 1/2d (see Wingent p130)
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Lot Number: 56

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for South Africa, Normanton to Entebbe, bs 9/1/35 8am, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir red/white/blue 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 2/3d inc 1931 KS 6d x4, canc Brisbane/Airmail cds 7/12, ms 'Australia-Egyp-S.Africa' and a framed 'Par Avion/Jusqua (ms) Cairo' which is overstamped by an Australia framed 'Forwarded By Air' cachet. Correctly rated 2/3d for carriage all the way to Uganda by the Australia-UK service to Cairo 22/12 and the (London)-Cairo-Cape Town surface to Entebbe (see Wingent p130). Additionally there is an Entebbe 11 Jan 
11.30am and a Kampala 11 Jan 4.30pm cds. Most likely the Jusqua caused confusion at Cairo which delayed OAT until flight AS 202. A fascinating item with great routing and definitely one for the exhibit. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 11
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for South Africa, Normanton to Entebbe, bs 9/1/35 8am, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir red/white/blue 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 2/3d inc 1931 KS 6d x4, canc Brisbane/Airmail cds 7/12, ms 'Australia-Egyp-S.Africa' and a framed 'Par Avion/Jusqua (ms) Cairo' which is overstamped by an Australia framed 'Forwarded By Air' cachet. Correctly rated 2/3d for carriage all the way to Uganda by the Australia-UK service to Cairo 22/12 and the (London)-Cairo-Cape Town surface to Entebbe (see Wingent p130). Additionally there is an Entebbe 11 Jan 11.30am and a Kampala 11 Jan 4.30pm cds. Most likely the Jusqua caused confusion at Cairo which delayed OAT until flight AS 202. A fascinating item with great routing and definitely one for the exhibit. Image.
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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
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.
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Lot Number: 58

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for South West Africa, Kew to Windhoek, bs 28/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 6d brown,  1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used) canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds, black framed 'Par Avio/Jusqu'a.(ms) J'burg'. Carried from Cairo to Jo'burg 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 12
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for South West Africa, Kew to Windhoek, bs 28/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 6d brown, 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used) canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds, black framed 'Par Avio/Jusqu'a.(ms) J'burg'. Carried from Cairo to Jo'burg 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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Lot Number: 59

(Australia) Camooweal to Brisbane leg of the first regular England-Australia  service, bs 21/12, special envelope franked 5d, Qantas Airways.

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Date: 1934, Dec 18
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: Camooweal to Brisbane leg of the first regular England-Australia service, bs 21/12, special envelope franked 5d, Qantas Airways.
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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
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'.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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Lot Number: 63

(Australia) Wartime airmail, first regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Wellington 3/5, carried in flying boat "Aotearoa", blue/grey TEAL souvenir company cover, rated 8d for air to NZ. When Italy entered the war in June 1949 this service became the first leg of the 'all air' Pacific Clipper Service to GB via Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and Lisbon. A nice historical item.

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Date: 1940, Apr 30
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, first regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Wellington 3/5, carried in flying boat "Aotearoa", blue/grey TEAL souvenir company cover, rated 8d for air to NZ. When Italy entered the war in June 1949 this service became the first leg of the 'all air' Pacific Clipper Service to GB via Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and Lisbon. A nice historical item.
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Lot Number: 64

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, Commonwealth Bank logo cover uncommon metre 4/-.  Correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US,  flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.

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Date: 1940, Dec 21
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, Commonwealth Bank logo cover uncommon metre 4/-. Correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.
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Lot Number: 65

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/10d, typed "Aus-NZ-UK Air Mail", sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet  two line 'Passed By Censor/S.109' hs, violet 'California Clipper' hs. Correctly rated 5/10 for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service 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, Apr 24
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/10d, typed "Aus-NZ-UK Air Mail", sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet two line 'Passed By Censor/S.109' hs, violet 'California Clipper' hs. Correctly rated 5/10 for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service 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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Lot Number: 66

(Australia) Censored WWII airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, imprint etiquette cover. correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, sealed red/white OBC Australia censor tape tied by two line 'Passed By Censor/S83' censor mark, black 'California Clipper' hs. Flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.

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Date: 1941, Jun 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: Censored WWII airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, imprint etiquette cover. correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, sealed red/white OBC Australia censor tape tied by two line 'Passed By Censor/S83' censor mark, black 'California Clipper' hs. Flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.
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Lot Number: 67

(Australia) Censored WWII airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, imprint etiquette cover. franked 4 x1/- Lyre bird, correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, violet diamond Australia 1103 censor mark, black 'California Clipper' hs. Flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.

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Date: 1941, Oct 2
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: Censored WWII airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, imprint etiquette cover. franked 4 x1/- Lyre bird, correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, violet diamond Australia 1103 censor mark, black 'California Clipper' hs. Flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.
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Lot Number: 68

(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, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/10d, typed "Aus-NZ-UK Air Mail", sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet  diamond '2/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/922' hs, violet 'California Clipper' hs, also slip from censor re absent enclosure, see Image. Correctly rated 5/10 for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service 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 7
Est. price: £45.00
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, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/10d, typed "Aus-NZ-UK Air Mail", sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet diamond '2/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/922' hs, violet 'California Clipper' hs, also slip from censor re absent enclosure, see Image. Correctly rated 5/10 for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service 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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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
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.
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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
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.
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Lot Number: 71

(Australia) Qantas F/F  Sydney to Vancouver Canada (Nth America service) bs 16/5, souvenir cover franked 2S, signed by pilots KG Jackson and JP Shields.official cover.

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Date: 1954, May 15
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: Qantas F/F Sydney to Vancouver Canada (Nth America service) bs 16/5, souvenir cover franked 2S, signed by pilots KG Jackson and JP Shields.official cover.
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Lot Number: 72

(Austria) Oleag/CIDNA/Aeroput F/F Vienna-Graz, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1925 air 2g &30g, +1g, special depart cachet., black/blue etiquette.

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Date: 1930, Mar 30
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Austria

Description: Oleag/CIDNA/Aeroput F/F Vienna-Graz, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1925 air 2g &30g, +1g, special depart cachet., black/blue etiquette.
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Lot Number: 73

(Austria) F/F Graz to Maribor glider, card franked 80g with 1926 airs to 25g canc Graz cds and fine strike red circular special cachet tying 1928 Mit Flugpost etiquette rated very scarce (Mair), also  red triangular flight cachet, Image.

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Date: 1933, May 14
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Austria

Description: F/F Graz to Maribor glider, card franked 80g with 1926 airs to 25g canc Graz cds and fine strike red circular special cachet tying 1928 Mit Flugpost etiquette rated very scarce (Mair), also red triangular flight cachet, Image.
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Lot Number: 74

(Bahamas) F/F, Nassau-Miami, bs 2/1, printed souvenir cover franked 2 1/2d, red two line cachet 'By First Air Mail/To Miami' cachet, Pan Am. Image.

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Date: 1929, Jan 2
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Bahamas

Description: F/F, Nassau-Miami, bs 2/1, printed souvenir cover franked 2 1/2d, red two line cachet 'By First Air Mail/To Miami' cachet, Pan Am. Image.
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Lot Number: 75

(Bahamas) British Eagle F/F Boeing 707 Nassau to London, bs 4/5, souvenir cover franked 1/6d. Image.

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Date: 1968, Apr 4
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Bahamas

Description: British Eagle F/F Boeing 707 Nassau to London, bs 4/5, souvenir cover franked 1/6d. Image.
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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
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.
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Lot Number: 77

(Basutoland) Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, card franked KGV 4d, 1d tied South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival f Royal Train at  Maseru also Maseru cds,  carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.

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Date: 1934, Mar 1
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, card franked KGV 4d, 1d tied South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival f Royal Train at Maseru also Maseru cds, carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.
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Lot Number: 78

(Basutoland) Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, cover franked KGV 1d,2d,3d, 4d, tied by South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival of Royal Train at  Maseru also Maseru cds,  carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.

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Date: 1934, Mar 1
Est. price: £130.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, cover franked KGV 1d,2d,3d, 4d, tied by South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival of Royal Train at Maseru also Maseru cds, carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.
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Lot Number: 79

(Basutoland) Scarce first incoming mail to Basutoland, bs 10/3, carried on the RANA F/F Nyasaland (Blantyre) to Southern Rhodesia (Salisbury), the by surface mail to Maseru. Unclaimed and returned to sender 6/4/1934.

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Scarce first incoming mail to Basutoland, bs 10/3, carried on the RANA F/F Nyasaland (Blantyre) to Southern Rhodesia (Salisbury), the by surface mail to Maseru. Unclaimed and returned to sender 6/4/1934.
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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
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.
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Lot Number: 81

(Basutoland) Special KLM New Year's Flight, Maseru to Amsterdam, 31/12 arrival ds on front, registered (hs)  souvenir cover franked 1/-,3d, 1d GKV, carried by train to Bloemontain 16/12 transit cds and on to Johannesburg then OAT by KLM.

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Date: 1938, Dec 15
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Special KLM New Year's Flight, Maseru to Amsterdam, 31/12 arrival ds on front, registered (hs) souvenir cover franked 1/-,3d, 1d GKV, carried by train to Bloemontain 16/12 transit cds and on to Johannesburg then OAT by KLM.
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Lot Number: 82

(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
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.
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Lot Number: 83

(Belgian Congo) F/F Elizabethville to Brussels and return, 2 cachets, printed souvenir cover, Sabena

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Date: 1935, Nov 22
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F Elizabethville to Brussels and return, 2 cachets, printed souvenir cover, Sabena
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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
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.
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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
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.
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Lot Number: 86

(Belgian Congo) F/F accelerated Air Afrique connection Elisabethville-Stanleyville, bs 4/6, cover franked 60c, typed "Avion Air Afrique:Premier Laison Via Stanleyville Juin 1937".

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Date: 1937, Jun 4
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F accelerated Air Afrique connection Elisabethville-Stanleyville, bs 4/6, cover franked 60c, typed "Avion Air Afrique:Premier Laison Via Stanleyville Juin 1937".
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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
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F FAM 22 Leopoldville to Belem, cachet, b/s 15/12, air cover, Pan Am
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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Lot Number: 92

(Belgium) F/F Ostende to Paris, bs Paris Gare du Nord 1/7, tricolour commemorative cover franked 85c, Mu 105 800. Image.

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Date: 1930, Jun 15
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgium

Description: F/F Ostende to Paris, bs Paris Gare du Nord 1/7, tricolour commemorative cover franked 85c, Mu 105 800. Image.
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Lot Number: 93

(Belgium) F/F Liege-Brussels-London, bs Liverpool 18/7, Service Special De L'Exposition de Liege, Godinas A41, Mu104,  3000, scarce. Image.

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Date: 1930, Jun 16
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Belgium

Description: F/F Liege-Brussels-London, bs Liverpool 18/7, Service Special De L'Exposition de Liege, Godinas A41, Mu104, 3000, scarce. Image.
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Lot Number: 94

(Belgium) Antwerp Aviation Meeting Aerophil, special flight Antwerp to Malmo, 16/10 arrival cds on front, special souvenir PPC with most attractive blue.red white/cream picture of trimotor in flight,  franked 1.50F and 35c surcharge both canc fine strikes special Expo postmark. Mu 122, 750. Image.

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Date: 1931, Oct 16
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Antwerp Aviation Meeting Aerophil, special flight Antwerp to Malmo, 16/10 arrival cds on front, special souvenir PPC with most attractive blue.red white/cream picture of trimotor in flight, franked 1.50F and 35c surcharge both canc fine strikes special Expo postmark. Mu 122, 750. Image.
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Lot Number: 95

(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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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Lot Number: 98

(Belgium) Brussels to Elisabethville, bs 29/10 and return to Brussels, 5/11, Belgian and Belgian Congo stamps, all bs's and cachets, cachet, illustrated souvenir cover, Sabena. Image.

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Date: 1936, Oct 24
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Brussels to Elisabethville, bs 29/10 and return to Brussels, 5/11, Belgian and Belgian Congo stamps, all bs's and cachets, cachet, illustrated souvenir cover, Sabena. Image.
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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
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.
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Lot Number: 100

(Belgium) Gordon Bennett balloon, Brussels to Riga, arrival ds 26/6 on front, piloted by Demuyter, special card with red vignette canc Ballon/Belgica.

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Date: 1937, Jun 20
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Gordon Bennett balloon, Brussels to Riga, arrival ds 26/6 on front, piloted by Demuyter, special card with red vignette canc Ballon/Belgica.
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