Lot Number: 114

(Canada) Winter flight, scarce direct F/F Charlottown to Grindstone Island, bs 11/1, plain cover franked 2c Canc Charlottown cds. Mail was placed aboard the regular Moncton-Grindstone Island plane which stopped at Charlottown on that date (11.3.28). Large rectangular area of even toning verso, otherwise fine, see scan.

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Date: 1928, Mar 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Canada

Description: Winter flight, scarce direct F/F Charlottown to Grindstone Island, bs 11/1, plain cover franked 2c Canc Charlottown cds. Mail was placed aboard the regular Moncton-Grindstone Island plane which stopped at Charlottown on that date (11.3.28). Large rectangular area of even toning verso, otherwise fine, see scan.
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Lot Number: 115

(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: £25.00
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: 122

(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: £16.00
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: 123

(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: £20.00
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: 135

(Cuba) West Indian Aerial Express, F/F  Santiago de Cuba to Havana, franked 1927 5c air canc, black boxed rectangular cachet inscribed "Primer Correo Aereo/Santiago De Cuba to Havana", purple cds, Hotel Venus printed cover.

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Date: 1928, Feb 24
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Cuba

Description: West Indian Aerial Express, F/F Santiago de Cuba to Havana, franked 1927 5c air canc, black boxed rectangular cachet inscribed "Primer Correo Aereo/Santiago De Cuba to Havana", purple cds, Hotel Venus printed cover.
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Lot Number: 197

(GB External) Imperial Airways Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, printed souvenir cover in pale blue advertising Liverpool Civic Week, violet four line cachet, flown from Liverpool to Belfast, bs 24/9, franked 2 1/2d.  Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.

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Date: 1928, Sep 24
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, printed souvenir cover in pale blue advertising Liverpool Civic Week, violet four line cachet, flown from Liverpool to Belfast, bs 24/9, franked 2 1/2d. Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.
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Lot Number: 198

(GB External) Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, Francis Field souvenir cover with Irish Sea Route cachet in red, flown Liverpool to Belfast on 27th September, 1928. Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat.. Image.

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Date: 1928, Sep 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, Francis Field souvenir cover with Irish Sea Route cachet in red, flown Liverpool to Belfast on 27th September, 1928. Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat.. Image.
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Lot Number: 199

(GB External) F/F Experimental airmail, Liverpool to Belfast by flying boat, b/s 29/9, franked 2 1/2d, blue/grey printed souvenir cover, green four line flight cachet.

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Date: 1928, Sep 29
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F Experimental airmail, Liverpool to Belfast by flying boat, b/s 29/9, franked 2 1/2d, blue/grey printed souvenir cover, green four line flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 200

(GB External) London to Giradot,  black ' Servicio Postal Aereo SCADTA/14.XII.1928/Giradot' arrival cds verso, via Cartagena, 'Servicio de Transportes Aereo/13.XII.1928/Cartagena' cds on front, acceptance of British mail under the single cover system and franchised by British stamps for carriage within Colombia by SCADTA. Plain cover correctly franked 2 1/2d overseas rate + 1/- per 1/2 oz SCADTA fee, canc Kensington cds, also tying early white/dark blue airmail etiquette, also violet "Apartado" hs on front. Small closed non invasive top edge tear, does not detract, see scan.

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Date: 1928, Nov 28
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Giradot, black ' Servicio Postal Aereo SCADTA/14.XII.1928/Giradot' arrival cds verso, via Cartagena, 'Servicio de Transportes Aereo/13.XII.1928/Cartagena' cds on front, acceptance of British mail under the single cover system and franchised by British stamps for carriage within Colombia by SCADTA. Plain cover correctly franked 2 1/2d overseas rate + 1/- per 1/2 oz SCADTA fee, canc Kensington cds, also tying early white/dark blue airmail etiquette, also violet "Apartado" hs on front. Small closed non invasive top edge tear, does not detract, see scan.
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Lot Number: 366

(India) Underpaid Basra-Cairo airpost, Multan City to London, 23/3 , Basra  16/3 transit cds verso, commercial corner cover, franked India 4 annas and GB 1 1/2d postage dues  canc GB 'T' /1 1/2d F.B/London E*' cds.' also first issue of Indian Air Mail label inscribed 'Air Mail' in white on blue background,  black double ring 'By Air' hs. Nice item.

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Date: 1928, Mar 9
Est. price: £75.00
Category: India

Description: Underpaid Basra-Cairo airpost, Multan City to London, 23/3 , Basra 16/3 transit cds verso, commercial corner cover, franked India 4 annas and GB 1 1/2d postage dues canc GB 'T' /1 1/2d F.B/London E*' cds.' also first issue of Indian Air Mail label inscribed 'Air Mail' in white on blue background, black double ring 'By Air' hs. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 367

(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: £40.00
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: 368

(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: £125.00
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: 369

(India) Indo-Burma Flight, By Dutch Plane, 1st Official Mail, 1/4 anna PSC addressed to Genral Ridgeway and tied Park Street/ Calcutta, Sep 20 1928 postmark, to PSE Rangoon G.P.O. Sep 21 1928, arival cds on front. Card signed by Stephen H. Smith and carried on the Calcutta, India-Rangoon, Burma, leg of K.L.M. Royal Dutch Airlines 1st Official Experimental Airmail from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Batavia, Java, Dutch East Indies, by Captain G. A. Koppen.

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Date: 1928, Sep 20
Est. price: £185.00
Category: India

Description: Indo-Burma Flight, By Dutch Plane, 1st Official Mail, 1/4 anna PSC addressed to Genral Ridgeway and tied Park Street/ Calcutta, Sep 20 1928 postmark, to PSE Rangoon G.P.O. Sep 21 1928, arival cds on front. Card signed by Stephen H. Smith and carried on the Calcutta, India-Rangoon, Burma, leg of K.L.M. Royal Dutch Airlines 1st Official Experimental Airmail from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Batavia, Java, Dutch East Indies, by Captain G. A. Koppen.
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Lot Number: 402

(Ireland) Imperial Airways Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, printed souvenir cover in pale blue advertising Liverpool Civic Week, franked 2 1/2d, red three line cachet, flown from Belfast to Liverpool, bs 25/9, Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.

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Date: 1928, Sep 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Imperial Airways Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, printed souvenir cover in pale blue advertising Liverpool Civic Week, franked 2 1/2d, red three line cachet, flown from Belfast to Liverpool, bs 25/9, Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.
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Lot Number: 486

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) Philadelphia, CAM 19 first flight New York-Atlanta, airmail cover franked 10c air canc NY cds, official magenta flight cachet. Identified by Philadelphia 'May 1/9.30pm/28' bs, AAMC 280501.

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Date: 1928, May 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: Philadelphia, CAM 19 first flight New York-Atlanta, airmail cover franked 10c air canc NY cds, official magenta flight cachet. Identified by Philadelphia 'May 1/9.30pm/28' bs, AAMC 280501.
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Lot Number: 492

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Early airmail from Malta to Iraq, registered (label) cover, franked Malta 6d air mail opt and 1d,2d,2 1/2d Postage and Revenue opts, postmarked Valetta, bs Alexandria 15/10, dark blue/white etiquette. Carried by sea from Malta-Egypt, then  Imperial Airways eastward service E87 departing Cairo 18/10, arriving Baghdad bs 19/10.

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Date: 1928, Oct 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Early airmail from Malta to Iraq, registered (label) cover, franked Malta 6d air mail opt and 1d,2d,2 1/2d Postage and Revenue opts, postmarked Valetta, bs Alexandria 15/10, dark blue/white etiquette. Carried by sea from Malta-Egypt, then Imperial Airways eastward service E87 departing Cairo 18/10, arriving Baghdad bs 19/10.
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