Lot Number: 1

(Airship) Spain flight, PC franked 50pf, canc on board 'Luftschief/23.10.1929/Graf Zeppelin' cds, also framed red 'Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin befordert' and red 'Mit Luftpost befordert/flughafen Hallr (Leipzig)/(Schfeudit)' hs.

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Date: 1929, Oct 23
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Airship

Description: Spain flight, PC franked 50pf, canc on board 'Luftschief/23.10.1929/Graf Zeppelin' cds, also framed red 'Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin befordert' and red 'Mit Luftpost befordert/flughafen Hallr (Leipzig)/(Schfeudit)' hs.
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Lot Number: 19

(Australia) QANTAS, F/F Brisbane to Charleville, b/s 17/4, franked 4 1/2d, canc Brisbane cds. Souvenir cover with facsimile signature of pilot, Capt. PH Moody, on front.

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Date: 1929, Apr 17
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: QANTAS, F/F Brisbane to Charleville, b/s 17/4, franked 4 1/2d, canc Brisbane cds. Souvenir cover with facsimile signature of pilot, Capt. PH Moody, on front.
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Lot Number: 20

(Australia) QANTAS, F/F Charleville to Brisbane, bs 22/4, plain cover, red/white/blue etiquettes, franked 3d,  'T' in hexagon '50/CTMS/T' underpaid hs, ms 'via Airpost/Brisbane-Charleville'. SIGNED PERSONALLY 'P.H.Moody' on front, and addressed to Frank King whom we believe to have been a fellow pilot.
A truly rare item, see AAMC 133a.

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Date: 1929, Apr 21
Est. price: £200.00
Category: Australia

Description: QANTAS, F/F Charleville to Brisbane, bs 22/4, plain cover, red/white/blue etiquettes, franked 3d, 'T' in hexagon '50/CTMS/T' underpaid hs, ms 'via Airpost/Brisbane-Charleville'. SIGNED PERSONALLY 'P.H.Moody' on front, and addressed to Frank King whom we believe to have been a fellow pilot. A truly rare item, see AAMC 133a.
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Lot Number: 21

(Australia) F/F Adelaide to Perth, franked 4 1/2d, ms "per First Air Mail", Western Australian AW. No b/s's were applied to ordinary covers, see Eus 136.

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Date: 1929, Jun 2
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Adelaide to Perth, franked 4 1/2d, ms "per First Air Mail", Western Australian AW. No b/s's were applied to ordinary covers, see Eus 136.
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Lot Number: 22

(Australia) W.A.Airways Ltd, first flight Adelaide to Kalgoorlie, bs 5/6, registered label cover franked 7 1/2d, typed 'First East-West Flight/Adelaide -Kalgoorlie'.

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Date: 1929, Jun 2
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: W.A.Airways Ltd, first flight Adelaide to Kalgoorlie, bs 5/6, registered label cover franked 7 1/2d, typed 'First East-West Flight/Adelaide -Kalgoorlie'.
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Lot Number: 95

(Canada) Edmonton to Grand Prairie, b/s, company black/white CL47 semi official stamp verso, Commercial Airways Ltd. Not a F/F.

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Date: 1929, Jun 7
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Canada

Description: Edmonton to Grand Prairie, b/s, company black/white CL47 semi official stamp verso, Commercial Airways Ltd. Not a F/F.
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Lot Number: 96

(Canada) Canada first acceptance for Jamaica for carriage on the FAM 5 F/F Miami to Kingston bs 3/12, plain cover franked 10c Canada stamps canc Walker Airport, Ont, large violet framed F/F cachet.

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Date: 1929, Sep 17
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Canada

Description: Canada first acceptance for Jamaica for carriage on the FAM 5 F/F Miami to Kingston bs 3/12, plain cover franked 10c Canada stamps canc Walker Airport, Ont, large violet framed F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 106

(Canal Zone) F/F FAM 5, Cristobal to Curacao, violet cachet, b/s, Pan Am.

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Date: 1929, Jun 21
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Canal Zone

Description: F/F FAM 5, Cristobal to Curacao, violet cachet, b/s, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 107

(Canal Zone) F/F FAM 9, Cristobal to Santiago (Chile) b/s 21/7, large violet cachet, Pan American Grace Airlines.

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Date: 1929, Jul 17
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Canal Zone

Description: F/F FAM 9, Cristobal to Santiago (Chile) b/s 21/7, large violet cachet, Pan American Grace Airlines.
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Lot Number: 123

(Finland) Scarce Finland acceptance for the F/F Stockholm to Amsterdam night time service Mu 81, printed orange/black souvenir card with map, franked 2M Finland canc Helsinki 28/6 cds, also special black circular flight postmark. Image.

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Date: 1929, Jun 28
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Finland

Description: Scarce Finland acceptance for the F/F Stockholm to Amsterdam night time service Mu 81, printed orange/black souvenir card with map, franked 2M Finland canc Helsinki 28/6 cds, also special black circular flight postmark. Image.
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Lot Number: 172

(GB External) First flight, London to Basra, bs 5/4, early air cover addressed c/o 84 (B) Air Squadron, Shaibah, Iraq, special red/cream souvenir cover franked 6d canc London cds, carried on F/F London to Karachi,  UNDERPAID, hexagonal taxed ms T20 verso, Imperial Airways. Shaibah is a small village and a site of a military airfield 7 miles south west of Basrah. Uncommon destination.

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Date: 1929, Mar 27
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB External

Description: First flight, London to Basra, bs 5/4, early air cover addressed c/o 84 (B) Air Squadron, Shaibah, Iraq, special red/cream souvenir cover franked 6d canc London cds, carried on F/F London to Karachi, UNDERPAID, hexagonal taxed ms T20 verso, Imperial Airways. Shaibah is a small village and a site of a military airfield 7 miles south west of Basrah. Uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 245

(Greece) Athens to Chicago, bs 29/8, carried on F/F Suda Bay (Crete) to London, reg (label) Drosos cover, franked 15dr, SG 422, red boxed "First Airmail Flight/Suda Bay (Crete) to London", black boxed Greek airmail cachet, black st. line "By Imperial Airways" hs, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1929, Aug 16
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Greece

Description: Athens to Chicago, bs 29/8, carried on F/F Suda Bay (Crete) to London, reg (label) Drosos cover, franked 15dr, SG 422, red boxed "First Airmail Flight/Suda Bay (Crete) to London", black boxed Greek airmail cachet, black st. line "By Imperial Airways" hs, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 261

(India) GERMAN WORLD FLIGHT - CALCUTTA TO AKYAB; Feb. 1929 ?BARON VON KOENIG/BOY PILOT? PC to Calcutta franked India KGV ½a tied by Calcutta d.s., straight line 'Akyab, 5-2-29 confirmatory arrival hs, framed ?DELAYED BY/UNFAVOURABLE/WEATHER. LEFT/?5th? FEBRUARY? with a total of 41 covers flown. Rare. Signed (not facsimile) Stephen Smith 11/2/29.

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Date: 1929, Jan 15
Est. price: £250.00
Category: India

Description: GERMAN WORLD FLIGHT - CALCUTTA TO AKYAB; Feb. 1929 ?BARON VON KOENIG/BOY PILOT? PC to Calcutta franked India KGV ½a tied by Calcutta d.s., straight line 'Akyab, 5-2-29 confirmatory arrival hs, framed ?DELAYED BY/UNFAVOURABLE/WEATHER. LEFT/?5th? FEBRUARY? with a total of 41 covers flown. Rare. Signed (not facsimile) Stephen Smith 11/2/29.
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Lot Number: 262

(India) Bengal Air Transport Co, experimental air service Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling, unfranked newspaper wrapper to Darjeeling, inscribed "Press Packet/The Englishman/Per Bengal Air Transport Co." The intention of this short lived flight, partly sponsored by Imperial Airways, was to test the possibility of a permanent Calcutta-Darjeeling service. Due to bad weather, the flight had to terminate at Siliguri, and continue to Darjeeling by car. The pilot was Neville Vintcent.  Certified by Stephen Smith Genuine flown copy (ref ref Brown J, Indian Air Mails, 1995, #29-32).  A scarce historical item in superb condition.

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Date: 1929, May 21
Est. price: £375.00
Category: India

Description: Bengal Air Transport Co, experimental air service Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling, unfranked newspaper wrapper to Darjeeling, inscribed "Press Packet/The Englishman/Per Bengal Air Transport Co." The intention of this short lived flight, partly sponsored by Imperial Airways, was to test the possibility of a permanent Calcutta-Darjeeling service. Due to bad weather, the flight had to terminate at Siliguri, and continue to Darjeeling by car. The pilot was Neville Vintcent. Certified by Stephen Smith Genuine flown copy (ref ref Brown J, Indian Air Mails, 1995, #29-32). A scarce historical item in superb condition.
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Lot Number: 295

(Iran) F/F Tehran to Meched, arrival ds on front, two line Arabic/English cachet, printed bilingual souvenir cover, Junkers Luftverdehr Persienne. Mu 29. Light cancellations, see scan

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Date: 1929, May 10
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Iran

Description: F/F Tehran to Meched, arrival ds on front, two line Arabic/English cachet, printed bilingual souvenir cover, Junkers Luftverdehr Persienne. Mu 29. Light cancellations, see scan
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Lot Number: 362

(Puerto Rico) F/F FAM 6, San Juan-Paramibo, Dutch Guiana, bs 23/9, large violet framed flight cachet, plain cover.

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Date: 1929, Sep 22
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Puerto Rico

Description: F/F FAM 6, San Juan-Paramibo, Dutch Guiana, bs 23/9, large violet framed flight cachet, plain cover.
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Lot Number: 363

(Puerto Rico) Pan Am F/F FAM 6, San Juan-St Thomas, bs 22/9, flown by Lindburgh in Sikorsky S-38A amphibian.

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Date: 1929, Sep 22
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Puerto Rico

Description: Pan Am F/F FAM 6, San Juan-St Thomas, bs 22/9, flown by Lindburgh in Sikorsky S-38A amphibian.
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Lot Number: 376

(Scarce/Unusual Routing) HOLLAND VIA  AUSTRIA TO TURKEY;  Card  sent  from the CONFERENCE  LA   HAYE- 1929  to the Dutch Consul in Constantinople,  flown  on  THE FIRST AUTUMN   SCHEDULE OF THE  C1DNA  VIENNA- CONSTANTINOPLE SERVICE, via Vienna 16/8. also undated 'Consulat Des Pays-Bas/ Constantinople' verso. Pink oblong cachet  in  Dutch & French is a private  handstamp used   between  1929 - 1930  &  not an official cachet of the Dutch Post  Office but  the private "  JUSQU'A  " handstamp of the  Dutch  Air Post  Dealer, GAG Tollan.  Often  seen on  Experimental flight Letters  &  PC's from  Holland.  Airmail PC rate charged at 7'A cents. Holland -   Turkey.

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Date: 1929, Aug 15
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce/Unusual Routing

Description: HOLLAND VIA AUSTRIA TO TURKEY; Card sent from the CONFERENCE LA HAYE- 1929 to the Dutch Consul in Constantinople, flown on THE FIRST AUTUMN SCHEDULE OF THE C1DNA VIENNA- CONSTANTINOPLE SERVICE, via Vienna 16/8. also undated 'Consulat Des Pays-Bas/ Constantinople' verso. Pink oblong cachet in Dutch & French is a private handstamp used between 1929 - 1930 & not an official cachet of the Dutch Post Office but the private " JUSQU'A " handstamp of the Dutch Air Post Dealer, GAG Tollan. Often seen on Experimental flight Letters & PC's from Holland. Airmail PC rate charged at 7'A cents. Holland - Turkey.
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Lot Number: 377

(Scarce/Unusual Routing) Fort McMurray to Herschel Isalnd, a wintering place for whalers with a population  of two constables, a special constable and his family, and two Eskimo families. Mail normally carried to Aklavik by river, the by dog team to the island. Cover carried on F/F Fort McMurray to Aklavik, and on to Herschel by RCMP dog team and water patrol, bearing Edmonton 25/11/19 depart and Herschell 2/5/30 arrival cds. Also Aklavic 3/8/30 and Edmonton 15/8/30 for the return flight.. Also 150 word explanaory typwritten text. Nice item.

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Date: 1929, Nov 25
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Scarce/Unusual Routing

Description: Fort McMurray to Herschel Isalnd, a wintering place for whalers with a population of two constables, a special constable and his family, and two Eskimo families. Mail normally carried to Aklavik by river, the by dog team to the island. Cover carried on F/F Fort McMurray to Aklavik, and on to Herschel by RCMP dog team and water patrol, bearing Edmonton 25/11/19 depart and Herschell 2/5/30 arrival cds. Also Aklavic 3/8/30 and Edmonton 15/8/30 for the return flight.. Also 150 word explanaory typwritten text. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 378

(Scarce/Unusual Routing) MEXICO - GREECE; Single Line 55  mm   UN-  Framed   Bar  in purple used  as  an  air cancel by  the   exchange office  at  ' Varick Street' New York  City on mail  carried on internal &  external   airmail before despatch across  the Atlantic  or   elsewhere by  steamship, a most  unusual type,  listed by Mc Queen first  seen  used in  1930, this air mail letter sent  to   Greece in 1929. Flown  from   Mexico  City by    F. A. M. 8 ' service, route - Mexico City-Tampico- Brownsville-Dallas-Atlanta-New York.' Air Mail  &  Surface  Postage charged at 35 Cent  per  1/2 ounce  letter,  small circular Athens postman's mark verso.

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Date: 1929, Dec 7
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce/Unusual Routing

Description: MEXICO - GREECE; Single Line 55 mm UN- Framed Bar in purple used as an air cancel by the exchange office at ' Varick Street' New York City on mail carried on internal & external airmail before despatch across the Atlantic or elsewhere by steamship, a most unusual type, listed by Mc Queen first seen used in 1930, this air mail letter sent to Greece in 1929. Flown from Mexico City by F. A. M. 8 ' service, route - Mexico City-Tampico- Brownsville-Dallas-Atlanta-New York.' Air Mail & Surface Postage charged at 35 Cent per 1/2 ounce letter, small circular Athens postman's mark verso.
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Lot Number: 410

(South Africa) F/F  Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, no arrival ds, uncommon red st. line "Miller Service, 1929", "Per First Flight" and "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, PC franked 4 1/2d. Image.

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Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: F/F Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, no arrival ds, uncommon red st. line "Miller Service, 1929", "Per First Flight" and "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, PC franked 4 1/2d. Image.
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Lot Number: 411

(South Africa) First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Durban to East London, bs 29/8, registered (hs) cover correctly rated 9d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd.

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Date: 1929, Aug 29
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Durban to East London, bs 29/8, registered (hs) cover correctly rated 9d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd.
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Lot Number: 451

(Switzerland) GENEVA to ADELAIDE, intended Switzerland acceptance for the F/F Perth-Adelade service. Posted early enough to reach Perth on the London-Freemantle steamer in time for the F/F on June 4th, but no way if knowing if this cover achieved this. Plain cover franked 45c & 25c airs, typed 'By Air Mail/Perth Adelaide'.

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Date: 1929, May 10
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: GENEVA to ADELAIDE, intended Switzerland acceptance for the F/F Perth-Adelade service. Posted early enough to reach Perth on the London-Freemantle steamer in time for the F/F on June 4th, but no way if knowing if this cover achieved this. Plain cover franked 45c & 25c airs, typed 'By Air Mail/Perth Adelaide'.
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