Lot Number: 30

(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: £30.00
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.
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Lot Number: 78

(Canada) F/F Sioux Lookout to Pine Ridge, franked 2d, bs 7/7 tied verso by CL13, AM C&N #2602.

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Date: 1926, Jul 7
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Sioux Lookout to Pine Ridge, franked 2d, bs 7/7 tied verso by CL13, AM C&N #2602.
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Lot Number: 79

(Canada) CL13, Patricia Airways tied on reverse of Dec 18 FFC from Toronto to Red Lake.

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Date: 1926, Dec 18
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Canada

Description: CL13, Patricia Airways tied on reverse of Dec 18 FFC from Toronto to Red Lake.
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Lot Number: 150

(GB External) Early acceptance of GB mail for acceleration to Nigeria by the Latecoere Toulouse-Dakar service, London to Minna, bs 7/5, via Dakar 18/4 and Lagos 5/5,  plain cover franked 1/-, 1 1/2d x2, (one with corner defect, see scan), ms "Par Avion de Toulouse a Dakar", black/royal blue etiquette P25. From Dakar likely carried 550 miles by coasting steamer to Freetown, then 1200 miles to Lagos on the Elder Dempster Liverpool-Lagos mail boat. This  route was seldom used as sea services from Dakar to Freetown were unpredictable. For a discussion of this route see McCaig's article on West African Airmails, page 13, Postal History Journal, October, 1979.  Great routing, and a good example of an early, seldom used service to Nigeria in spite of defect..

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Date: 1926, Apr 13
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: Early acceptance of GB mail for acceleration to Nigeria by the Latecoere Toulouse-Dakar service, London to Minna, bs 7/5, via Dakar 18/4 and Lagos 5/5, plain cover franked 1/-, 1 1/2d x2, (one with corner defect, see scan), ms "Par Avion de Toulouse a Dakar", black/royal blue etiquette P25. From Dakar likely carried 550 miles by coasting steamer to Freetown, then 1200 miles to Lagos on the Elder Dempster Liverpool-Lagos mail boat. This route was seldom used as sea services from Dakar to Freetown were unpredictable. For a discussion of this route see McCaig's article on West African Airmails, page 13, Postal History Journal, October, 1979. Great routing, and a good example of an early, seldom used service to Nigeria in spite of defect..
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Lot Number: 151

(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: £50.00
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: 332

(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: £30.00
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: 356

(United States Internal) Cobham First United States Overland Flight in DH Moth, green circular cachet, printed souvenir cover franked 2c, Milburn, New York Dec 2nd, and with additional 2c verso, bs Philadelphia 3/12, initialled by Sir Alan J Cobham pilot.

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Date: 1926, Dec 2
Est. price: £35.00
Category: United States Internal

Description: Cobham First United States Overland Flight in DH Moth, green circular cachet, printed souvenir cover franked 2c, Milburn, New York Dec 2nd, and with additional 2c verso, bs Philadelphia 3/12, initialled by Sir Alan J Cobham pilot.
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Lot Number: 357

(United States Internal) Cobham First United States Overland Flight in DH Moth, green circular cachet, printed souvenir cover franked 2c, Milburn, New York Dec 2nd, and with additional 2c verso, bs Washington Dec 3rd, initialled by Sir Alan J Cobham pilot.

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Date: 1926, Dec 2
Est. price: £35.00
Category: United States Internal

Description: Cobham First United States Overland Flight in DH Moth, green circular cachet, printed souvenir cover franked 2c, Milburn, New York Dec 2nd, and with additional 2c verso, bs Washington Dec 3rd, initialled by Sir Alan J Cobham pilot.
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Lot Number: 358

(United States Internal) Cobham First United States Overland Flight, Philadelphia cover, blue circular cachet,b/s Washington 3/12, official cover, initialled by Sir Alan Cobham pilot

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Date: 1926, Dec 3
Est. price: £35.00
Category: United States Internal

Description: Cobham First United States Overland Flight, Philadelphia cover, blue circular cachet,b/s Washington 3/12, official cover, initialled by Sir Alan Cobham pilot
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