Lot Number: 49

(Belgium) Unlisted inaugural flight Ostende to London, bs London Hooded 15 My 28 registered arrival ds, registere (label) cover franked 2F50 canc Ostende 15.5.1928, black/green First Flight Premier Vol/1. Flug/der neuen Luftpostlinie/Ostende-London/am 15.5.1928" (The new airmail line/Ostende-London),   blue/black trilingual airmail etiquette,

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Date: 1928, May 15
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Unlisted inaugural flight Ostende to London, bs London Hooded 15 My 28 registered arrival ds, registere (label) cover franked 2F50 canc Ostende 15.5.1928, black/green First Flight Premier Vol/1. Flug/der neuen Luftpostlinie/Ostende-London/am 15.5.1928" (The new airmail line/Ostende-London), blue/black trilingual airmail etiquette,
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Lot Number: 67

(Canada) Jackson Mannion to Hawkesbury, 25/2, cover franked with 3c. red plus Western Canada Airways Service CL 40) label tied wavy lined CANCELLED.

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Date: 1928, Feb 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Canada

Description: Jackson Mannion to Hawkesbury, 25/2, cover franked with 3c. red plus Western Canada Airways Service CL 40) label tied wavy lined CANCELLED.
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Lot Number: 68

(Canada) First flight Montreal to Toronto using the newly issued 5c air stamp, blue framed three line  'This mail was Carried By/Postal Aeroplane'.

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Date: 1928, Sep 22
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Canada

Description: First flight Montreal to Toronto using the newly issued 5c air stamp, blue framed three line 'This mail was Carried By/Postal Aeroplane'.
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Lot Number: 73

(Chile) Curtis Wright Feasibility Flight, 3rd South American Sales Flight (Lt James Doolittle), Santiago to Buenos Aires, b/s 8/5, black "Shield" flight cachet, red boxed "Correo Aereo" hs, addressed to Curtis Airplane Co, US Souvenir Historical Flight.

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Date: 1928, May 08
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Chile

Description: Curtis Wright Feasibility Flight, 3rd South American Sales Flight (Lt James Doolittle), Santiago to Buenos Aires, b/s 8/5, black "Shield" flight cachet, red boxed "Correo Aereo" hs, addressed to Curtis Airplane Co, US Souvenir Historical Flight.
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Lot Number: 74

(Chile) Lt James Doolittle, Curtis Airplane Co, South American Sales Flight , Santiago to Buenos Aires, bs 8/5, black "Shield" flight cachet, red boxed "Correo Aereo" hs, addressed to Curtis Airplane Co, US Souvenir Historical Flight.

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Date: 1928, May 8
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Chile

Description: Lt James Doolittle, Curtis Airplane Co, South American Sales Flight , Santiago to Buenos Aires, bs 8/5, black "Shield" flight cachet, red boxed "Correo Aereo" hs, addressed to Curtis Airplane Co, US Souvenir Historical Flight.
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Lot Number: 191

(India) First issue of Indian Air Mail label inscribed 'Air Mail' in white on blue background, Basra-Cairo airpost, Karachi to London, no arrival ds, via Basra  23/3, buff envelope with printed 'Air Mail/Basra-Cairo' in red,  franked 5 annas, canc Karachi cds, black double ring 'By Air' hs.

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Date: 1928, Mar 16
Est. price: £35.00
Category: India

Description: First issue of Indian Air Mail label inscribed 'Air Mail' in white on blue background, Basra-Cairo airpost, Karachi to London, no arrival ds, via Basra 23/3, buff envelope with printed 'Air Mail/Basra-Cairo' in red, franked 5 annas, canc Karachi cds, black double ring 'By Air' hs.
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Lot Number: 192

(India) First combined Basra-Cairo and Marseilles-London airmail service, Bombay to London, buff envelope with 'Marseilles-London Air Service' printed in red in top lh corner, franked 5 annas canc Bombay cds, black double ring 'By Air' hs, pair tied dark blue/white airmail etiquettes. Scarce item in very fine condition.

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Date: 1928, May 4
Est. price: £100.00
Category: India

Description: First combined Basra-Cairo and Marseilles-London airmail service, Bombay to London, buff envelope with 'Marseilles-London Air Service' printed in red in top lh corner, franked 5 annas canc Bombay cds, black double ring 'By Air' hs, pair tied dark blue/white airmail etiquettes. Scarce item in very fine condition.
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Lot Number: 240

(Latvia) Early air cover to Lucerne, Switzerland, private 30/8 receiver verso, franked pairs of the 1923 War Invalides Charity set canc Riga cds, red circular "Derluft-Riga" cachet verso, tied black/light grey blue etiquette rated very scarce by Mair, printed souvenir cover with green/yellow vignette with biplane and Riga/Lucerne and a cross inside a shield.

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Date: 1928, Jul 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Latvia

Description: Early air cover to Lucerne, Switzerland, private 30/8 receiver verso, franked pairs of the 1923 War Invalides Charity set canc Riga cds, red circular "Derluft-Riga" cachet verso, tied black/light grey blue etiquette rated very scarce by Mair, printed souvenir cover with green/yellow vignette with biplane and Riga/Lucerne and a cross inside a shield.
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Lot Number: 310

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Commercial first flight, MEXICO  CITY - PARIS', via Nuevo Laredo ( Mexican Border), 2/10,  transferred to Laredo (Texas  Border), 3/10. flown  via Dallas - Atlanta - Washington  to New York,  Mexican airmail label cancelled by unframed violet double  bar JUSQU'A  applied  at  Varick Street   Foreign Exchange Office New  York 5/10,  on  by  Mail  Steamship  Service to  Europe (see Mc Queens  book  on "JUSQU'A  MARKINGS " list's this type first seen  from  1929  to 1932.), official F/F cachet verso. Full description of route with confirmatory transit cancellations.

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Date: 1928, Oct 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Commercial first flight, MEXICO CITY - PARIS', via Nuevo Laredo ( Mexican Border), 2/10, transferred to Laredo (Texas Border), 3/10. flown via Dallas - Atlanta - Washington to New York, Mexican airmail label cancelled by unframed violet double bar JUSQU'A applied at Varick Street Foreign Exchange Office New York 5/10, on by Mail Steamship Service to Europe (see Mc Queens book on "JUSQU'A MARKINGS " list's this type first seen from 1929 to 1932.), official F/F cachet verso. Full description of route with confirmatory transit cancellations.
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Lot Number: 414

(Sweden) Fifth experimental overnight air post office, Stockholom to London, canc double ring circular depart ds, black four line "Air post Office London-Stockholm Overnight Service 5-6 September 1928" hs, black/pale green etiquette, plain cover franked 1928 Gustav 5,10 and 20c. Image.

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Date: 1928, Sep 5
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Sweden

Description: Fifth experimental overnight air post office, Stockholom to London, canc double ring circular depart ds, black four line "Air post Office London-Stockholm Overnight Service 5-6 September 1928" hs, black/pale green etiquette, plain cover franked 1928 Gustav 5,10 and 20c. Image.
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Lot Number: 442

(United States Internal) Reopening of Lands Downe Air Field, airmail cover franked 5c canc Youngstown cds, and on to Detroit 8/9, fine strike circular magenta commemorative cachet, signed by Clifford Ball. The airport was dedicated as Lansds Downe Field in late October 1926 and was named after Lieutenant Commander Zachary Lansds Downe commander of the US Navy airship USS Shenandoah. It was the first airport in Youngstown and the first in the region to see airmail service.

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Date: 1928, Sep 7
Est. price: £25.00
Category: United States Internal

Description: Reopening of Lands Downe Air Field, airmail cover franked 5c canc Youngstown cds, and on to Detroit 8/9, fine strike circular magenta commemorative cachet, signed by Clifford Ball. The airport was dedicated as Lansds Downe Field in late October 1926 and was named after Lieutenant Commander Zachary Lansds Downe commander of the US Navy airship USS Shenandoah. It was the first airport in Youngstown and the first in the region to see airmail service.
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