Airmail Internet/Postal Auctions

Aerophilately, Flight covers, Airmail stamps and Ephemera


AIRMAIL COLLECTOR INTERNET/POSTAL AUCTION #102
Closes at 24.00 hours on THURSDAY September 30th, 2021
Available for viewing & bidding online now.
Auction #102 features 600 lots of worldwide airmail cover collections, single items,
ephemera and literature.

WITH US THERE IS NO BUYERS PREMIUM. If your winnings are £100; you pay £100. Not c£125 compared with most other auctions.



TO VIEW: The  complete catalogue can be viewed online. It is visually far superior to the printed version. Distinctive features are life size front and back scans and a magnifying facility for virtually every item in the auction.

And an extensive viewing capability: ‘Search by Text’ for individual items; locate them  using the ‘Keyword Search’, ‘Common Searches’, ‘Years’, or ‘Categories/Countries’; view the whole auction using the ‘Bird’s Eye View’ option; or find all the scans in a particular category via the ‘Search By Image’ facility.

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Notable items

1919, Cover flown by the RAF from the 1919 Versailles Peace Conference, Paris to London, serviced by the Royal Engineers at Army Post Office S.5. In Paris and was used by the press and officials involved in the conference; 1926, Imperial Airways/CGEA (Lignes Latecoere), first dispatch London – Toulouse – Dakar 4.4.26, Ref # 26.05a Newall, this actual cover is illustrated on p73; 1929, Irish ‘feeder’ mail on the first flight on the extension: (London, Karachi) – Jodhpur, IAW plane on charter to the Indian Government, Ref # 29.32c1 Newall; 1933, Germany to Tanganyika, Flensburg To Kilimanjaro, bs10/12. Superb item – great routing and franking and rich in social/colonial history – see http://ashvinsblog.blogspot.com/2005/11/farm-in-africa.html; 1939, rare Bermuda First Acceptance For South Africa, airmail cover addressed to the eminent aero philatelist J.H.C. Godfrey, Ms verso ’13 recorded’ to GB’. Not listed in W.J. Clarke 1990;1940, First Transatlantic Flight from La Guardia Marine Terminal, USA to Europe, also press cutting and picture of NY PM handing the first bag of mail to leave La Guardia to Capt. Lorber.1955, Airmail cover, GB to British Guiana, franked FDI QEII Windsor Castle £1.00 Black + 4d; 1960, Scarce cover flown by BEA from Orkney To Benbecula, arriving 28/1, then sent on to St Kilda from Balinvach airport and postmarked Nunton P.O., canc 30/1. Flown by Airwork Services Ltd of Perth on contract to the Army;

Featured Items

  • 1939, Jun 24 Bermuda

    LIKELY THE ONLY BERMUDA FIRST ACCEPTANCE FOR SOUTH AFRICA, bs Durban 6 Jul 39,...

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  • 1936, Dec 11 Flying Boats

    First airmail by flying boat, GB to Egypt, SOUTHAMPTON-ALEXANDRIA, bs 15/12, carried all the...

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  • 1929, Oct 18 GB External

    Special mail to HM Ships off Corfu, airmail cover to H.M.S. Royal Sovereign, special...

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  • 1935, Jun 4 Scarce/Unusual Routing

    RARE Imperial Airways/SHCA/LOT three airline cover, Egypt to Romania, CAIRO to BUCHAREST, bs 4/6,...

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Airmail Collector specialises exclusively in the auction and valuation of airmail postal history. We were established in 1997 and are based in Cardiff, South Wales. Internet/mail auction auctions are held every 10-12 weeks each with c600 lots offering a wide selection of worldwide airmail covers, first, special and pioneer flights, and airmail ephemera, literature and related works reference. Valuations for insurance, wealth management and probate are carried out by arrangement.