Lot Number: 78

(Canada) CL40, Western Canada Airways tied on cover franked 2c flown on Feb 1928 flight  from Rolling Portage to Jackson Mannion 13/2.

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Date: 1927, Feb 14
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Canada

Description: CL40, Western Canada Airways tied on cover franked 2c flown on Feb 1928 flight from Rolling Portage to Jackson Mannion 13/2.
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Lot Number: 79

(Canada) Red Lake to Sioux Lookout, bs 24/3, cover franked with 2c. plus Patricia Airways Exploration C13 tied by Red Lake cds, also green two line 'Western Canada Airways Ltd/Red Lake, Ont'.

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Date: 1927, Mar 24
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Canada

Description: Red Lake to Sioux Lookout, bs 24/3, cover franked with 2c. plus Patricia Airways Exploration C13 tied by Red Lake cds, also green two line 'Western Canada Airways Ltd/Red Lake, Ont'.
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Lot Number: 128

(GB External) First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Jinja 5/4 via Kisumu, bs 31/3, plain cover franked 7 1/2d,  red 'Kenya-Sudan/MR 31 27/Air Mail' hs verso, black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair, 'Undelivered For Reason Stated' and 'Unknown' hs's. Returned by surface to sender with various routing marks.The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field.

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Date: 1927, Mar 9
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Jinja 5/4 via Kisumu, bs 31/3, plain cover franked 7 1/2d, red 'Kenya-Sudan/MR 31 27/Air Mail' hs verso, black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair, 'Undelivered For Reason Stated' and 'Unknown' hs's. Returned by surface to sender with various routing marks.The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field.
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Lot Number: 129

(GB External) Attempted first regular airmail to Kenya, London to Kisumu, bs 31/3, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded ds, ms 'By 1st Regular Air Service to Kenya', red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front,  Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89).

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Date: 1927, Mar 10
Est. price: £225.00
Category: GB External

Description: Attempted first regular airmail to Kenya, London to Kisumu, bs 31/3, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded ds, ms 'By 1st Regular Air Service to Kenya', red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front, Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89).
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Lot Number: 130

(GB External) First UK acceptance for 1st Gladstone flight, addressed to 'His Honour Justice Guthrie Smith', franked 7 1/2d canc London Foreign Section 10/3 cds to Kampala, arrival ds 4/4, via Kisumu 31/3, bears red circular cachet for "Keyna-Sudan Air Mail" verso. The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field. Newall (p89), 280 units. Few closed non invasive top edge tears, see image..

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Date: 1927, Mar 10
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for 1st Gladstone flight, addressed to 'His Honour Justice Guthrie Smith', franked 7 1/2d canc London Foreign Section 10/3 cds to Kampala, arrival ds 4/4, via Kisumu 31/3, bears red circular cachet for "Keyna-Sudan Air Mail" verso. The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field. Newall (p89), 280 units. Few closed non invasive top edge tears, see image..
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Lot Number: 131

(GB External) Captain Gladstone's last flight, Khartoum to JInja, bs 17/10, Smye 'Union Jack' patriotic cover franked 1/2d printed paper rate plus 6d air fee, fine strike red 'Uganda-Sudan/Oc 17/27/Air Mail' cachet verso. Open letter, flap neatly removed.

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Date: 1927, Sep 28
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: Captain Gladstone's last flight, Khartoum to JInja, bs 17/10, Smye 'Union Jack' patriotic cover franked 1/2d printed paper rate plus 6d air fee, fine strike red 'Uganda-Sudan/Oc 17/27/Air Mail' cachet verso. Open letter, flap neatly removed.
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Lot Number: 132

(GB External) London to Kisumu, bs 17/10, and on to Nairobi 18/10, carried on Gladstone's return flight in the repaired Pelican, red circular "Kenya-Sudan Air Mail" cachet, franked 7 1/2d canc London FS cds, ms "Per Khartoum-Kisumu/Air Mail", plain cover, black/dark blue etiquette, Francis Field authentication hs verso. Newall 160u, see illustration of this particular cover on p96.

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Date: 1927, Sep 28
Est. price: £120.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Kisumu, bs 17/10, and on to Nairobi 18/10, carried on Gladstone's return flight in the repaired Pelican, red circular "Kenya-Sudan Air Mail" cachet, franked 7 1/2d canc London FS cds, ms "Per Khartoum-Kisumu/Air Mail", plain cover, black/dark blue etiquette, Francis Field authentication hs verso. Newall 160u, see illustration of this particular cover on p96.
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Lot Number: 133

(GB External) Captain Gladstone's last flight Khartoum to Kisumu 17/10,airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d canc Huddersfield cds, red 'Kenya-Sudan/Oct 17/27/Air Mail' cachet,

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Date: 1927, Sep 29
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: Captain Gladstone's last flight Khartoum to Kisumu 17/10,airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d canc Huddersfield cds, red 'Kenya-Sudan/Oct 17/27/Air Mail' cachet,
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Lot Number: 134

(GB External) Gladstone second "Pelican" service, London to Jinja, bs 17/10, carried on Gladstone's first flight in the repaired Pelican, red double ring "Uganda-Sudan Air Mail" cachet, plain cover franked 7 1/2d canc Wrexham cds, ms "Experimental Service/Cairo-Uganda".

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Date: 1927, Sep 29
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: Gladstone second "Pelican" service, London to Jinja, bs 17/10, carried on Gladstone's first flight in the repaired Pelican, red double ring "Uganda-Sudan Air Mail" cachet, plain cover franked 7 1/2d canc Wrexham cds, ms "Experimental Service/Cairo-Uganda".
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Lot Number: 135

(GB External) October 13th UK dispatch Gladstone experimental air mail service to Uganda and Kenya continued by surface beyond Cairo due to extenove damage of the 'Pelican'. Airmail cover addressed to Dar es Sxalaam, franked 7 1/2d canc Bromsgrove 12/10 cds.

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Date: 1927, Oct 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: October 13th UK dispatch Gladstone experimental air mail service to Uganda and Kenya continued by surface beyond Cairo due to extenove damage of the 'Pelican'. Airmail cover addressed to Dar es Sxalaam, franked 7 1/2d canc Bromsgrove 12/10 cds.
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Lot Number: 212

(Haiti) F/F, Port au Prince to San Juan, blue three line WIAE and Avion in circle cachets, b/s, green WIAE inauguration hs verso, printed "First day Air Mail" cover, signed by  Basil Rowe pilot, West Indian Aerial Express

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Date: 1927, Dec 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Haiti

Description: F/F, Port au Prince to San Juan, blue three line WIAE and Avion in circle cachets, b/s, green WIAE inauguration hs verso, printed "First day Air Mail" cover, signed by Basil Rowe pilot, West Indian Aerial Express
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Lot Number: 228

(India) RAF Pageant Demonstration Flights, Delhi to Ambala, special 'Royal Air Force Display/Ambala/23.2.27' arrival ds, plain cover franked 1a canc special 'Royal Air Force Display/Delhi/23.2.27' cds.

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Date: 1927, Feb 23
Est. price: £35.00
Category: India

Description: RAF Pageant Demonstration Flights, Delhi to Ambala, special 'Royal Air Force Display/Ambala/23.2.27' arrival ds, plain cover franked 1a canc special 'Royal Air Force Display/Delhi/23.2.27' cds.
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Lot Number: 255

(Kenya) First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, first return mail from Nairobi 10/2, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, 20 Feb partial transit cds verso, then by Imperial AW to London, franked  Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Nairobi cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.

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Date: 1927, Feb 15
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Kenya

Description: First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, first return mail from Nairobi 10/2, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, 20 Feb partial transit cds verso, then by Imperial AW to London, franked Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Nairobi cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.
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Lot Number: 256

(Kenya) First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, scarcer first return mail from Kisumu to Khartoum only, bs 18/2, franked  Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Kisumu cds, fine strike red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.

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Date: 1927, Feb 15
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Kenya

Description: First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, scarcer first return mail from Kisumu to Khartoum only, bs 18/2, franked Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Kisumu cds, fine strike red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.
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Lot Number: 257

(Kenya) Nairobi to UK, carried on the opening of the regular  Khartoum-Kisumu-Khartoum service, airmail etiquette cover franked 75c, nice strike red circular 'Kenya-Sudan/FE 27/ 27/Air |Mail', Newall 27.05A, 120 units. Ironed vertical crease, see image.

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Date: 1927, Feb 26
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Nairobi to UK, carried on the opening of the regular Khartoum-Kisumu-Khartoum service, airmail etiquette cover franked 75c, nice strike red circular 'Kenya-Sudan/FE 27/ 27/Air |Mail', Newall 27.05A, 120 units. Ironed vertical crease, see image.
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