Lot Number: 67

(Algeria) Lignes Aeriennes Latecoere, Algiers to Casablanca, bs 10/5, franked 25c postahe and 25c airmail surcharge.

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Date: 1926, May 5
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Algeria

Description: Lignes Aeriennes Latecoere, Algiers to Casablanca, bs 10/5, franked 25c postahe and 25c airmail surcharge.
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Lot Number: 68

(Algeria) Aero Club de Provence/Compagnie Generale Aerpostale, experimental flight  from Alger to Marseille, bs 20/11/26, and return, franked 50c, red/black 'Par Avion' etiquette tied by special 'winged' flight cachet, also circular and violet hs's, see scan

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Date: 1926, Nov 19
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Algeria

Description: Aero Club de Provence/Compagnie Generale Aerpostale, experimental flight from Alger to Marseille, bs 20/11/26, and return, franked 50c, red/black 'Par Avion' etiquette tied by special 'winged' flight cachet, also circular and violet hs's, see scan
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Lot Number: 247

(GB External) First acceptance of British mail under the single cover system and franchised by British stamps for carriage within Colombia by SCADTA, London to Cali, bs 3/1/1927, via Barranquilla  'Servicio Postal Aereo SCADTA/27.XII.1926/Barranquilla' cds on front and Manizales black 'Servicio de Transportes Aereo/30/12/1926 cds verso. Plain cover correctly franked 2 1/2d overseas rate + 1/- per 1/2 oz SCADTA fee, canc London FS/Dec 6/1926 cds and 'British Industries Fair' machine cancel, early black/dark blue GB P25 airmail etiquette. Few tone spots right hand edge.

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Date: 1926, Dec 6
Est. price: £55.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of British mail under the single cover system and franchised by British stamps for carriage within Colombia by SCADTA, London to Cali, bs 3/1/1927, via Barranquilla 'Servicio Postal Aereo SCADTA/27.XII.1926/Barranquilla' cds on front and Manizales black 'Servicio de Transportes Aereo/30/12/1926 cds verso. Plain cover correctly franked 2 1/2d overseas rate + 1/- per 1/2 oz SCADTA fee, canc London FS/Dec 6/1926 cds and 'British Industries Fair' machine cancel, early black/dark blue GB P25 airmail etiquette. Few tone spots right hand edge.
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Lot Number: 345

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana S.A. pre-stamp period, Athens to Brindisi flight, 'Brindisi/29.9.26/Posta Aerea' arrival ds verso, Drossos cover, franked 40 lepta ordinary, no special airmail stamps, but with fine strike large rubber framed "Surtaxe Aerienne/Percue En/Numeraire" in violet (used only between 4th Aug and 12th Nov, 1926), also violet boxed 'Enaipios Par Avion' hs. The surtax hand stamp, and the date of arrival back stamp, confirm that this cover was flown on AEI's fifth and penultimate flight prior to the issue of the four Patagonia postage stamps. Written up and displayed on album page.

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Date: 1926, Sep 29
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana S.A. pre-stamp period, Athens to Brindisi flight, 'Brindisi/29.9.26/Posta Aerea' arrival ds verso, Drossos cover, franked 40 lepta ordinary, no special airmail stamps, but with fine strike large rubber framed "Surtaxe Aerienne/Percue En/Numeraire" in violet (used only between 4th Aug and 12th Nov, 1926), also violet boxed 'Enaipios Par Avion' hs. The surtax hand stamp, and the date of arrival back stamp, confirm that this cover was flown on AEI's fifth and penultimate flight prior to the issue of the four Patagonia postage stamps. Written up and displayed on album page.
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Lot Number: 346

(Greece) Aero Espresso Istanbul-Athens-Brindisi service, Greece to Germany bs Braunschweig 20/12, via Italy (Brindisi 16/12/26 transit), franked with first three 1926 airmail values, first year use of these airmail stamps. Red German 'Mit Luftpost be furdert Flugpostampt Braunschweig' confirms it was also flown on the later stages.

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Date: 1926, Dec 16
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Istanbul-Athens-Brindisi service, Greece to Germany bs Braunschweig 20/12, via Italy (Brindisi 16/12/26 transit), franked with first three 1926 airmail values, first year use of these airmail stamps. Red German 'Mit Luftpost be furdert Flugpostampt Braunschweig' confirms it was also flown on the later stages.
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Lot Number: 565

(Ship to Shore) Sir Alan Cobham demonstration flight from SS Homeric at sea to Battery Point, New York City, flown and initialled by Sir Allan Cobham, printed souvenir cover bears cachet "First Air Mail to arrive in New York from the East". Illustrated p 1545 AAMC. Scarce item in fine condition. Also attractive unused PPC of RMS 'Homeric'

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Date: 1926, Nov 25
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: Sir Alan Cobham demonstration flight from SS Homeric at sea to Battery Point, New York City, flown and initialled by Sir Allan Cobham, printed souvenir cover bears cachet "First Air Mail to arrive in New York from the East". Illustrated p 1545 AAMC. Scarce item in fine condition. Also attractive unused PPC of RMS 'Homeric'
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Lot Number: 572

(Singapore) Air Survey Co Rangoon, first airmail, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, bs 2pm 23/8, arrived Port Swettenham 11.15am, then taken by train to Kuala Lumpur arriving 2.30pm, plain cover correctly rated 4c, special black straight line "By Air Mail" cachet and ms "By Air Mail". Carried by Neville Vincent, who arrived in Singapore immediately following the completion of his government. sponsored aerial survey in Sarawak. The GPO in Singapore took advantage of his arrival to hastily arrange a first dispatch by air of mail to Kuala Lumpur (via Port Swettenham). As a result the flight had the minimum of publicity resulting in only a very small mail being carried.  A scarce and historical specimen in fine condition. An explanatory 500 word article accompanies this item.

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Date: 1926, Aug 23
Est. price: £325.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Air Survey Co Rangoon, first airmail, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, bs 2pm 23/8, arrived Port Swettenham 11.15am, then taken by train to Kuala Lumpur arriving 2.30pm, plain cover correctly rated 4c, special black straight line "By Air Mail" cachet and ms "By Air Mail". Carried by Neville Vincent, who arrived in Singapore immediately following the completion of his government. sponsored aerial survey in Sarawak. The GPO in Singapore took advantage of his arrival to hastily arrange a first dispatch by air of mail to Kuala Lumpur (via Port Swettenham). As a result the flight had the minimum of publicity resulting in only a very small mail being carried. A scarce and historical specimen in fine condition. An explanatory 500 word article accompanies this item.
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Lot Number: 610

(Switzerland) Mittelholzer First Africa Flight, Zurich to Alexandria, bs 13/12, plain cover franked 20c, 40c and 20c air, canc Zurich cds, black boxed "Afrikaflug" cachet. Faint ironed vertical crease, see image.

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Date: 1926, Nov 28
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Mittelholzer First Africa Flight, Zurich to Alexandria, bs 13/12, plain cover franked 20c, 40c and 20c air, canc Zurich cds, black boxed "Afrikaflug" cachet. Faint ironed vertical crease, see image.
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Lot Number: 632

(United States) Early airmail, Omaha, Nebraska to Denmark, bs Sonder Falster 5/1/1927, Union Pacific  corner cover franked 5c postmarked 'Omaha/Dec 24 1926/Airmail Saves time' machine cancel

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Date: 1926, Dec 24
Est. price: £8.00
Category: United States

Description: Early airmail, Omaha, Nebraska to Denmark, bs Sonder Falster 5/1/1927, Union Pacific corner cover franked 5c postmarked 'Omaha/Dec 24 1926/Airmail Saves time' machine cancel
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