Lot Number: 77

(Australia) F/F Charleville to Brisbane, violet PMG rectangular cachet with Charleville cds applied to centre, b/s, red/black  "Inaugural Flight ....." and "See…Western Queensland" flight vignettes on front and a "By Air Mail/Brisbane-Charleville etiquette" verso (all three rated a great rarity by Mair), Facsimile signature of pilot, Capt. PH Moody, on front.

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Date: 1929, Apr 21
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Charleville to Brisbane, violet PMG rectangular cachet with Charleville cds applied to centre, b/s, red/black "Inaugural Flight ....." and "See…Western Queensland" flight vignettes on front and a "By Air Mail/Brisbane-Charleville etiquette" verso (all three rated a great rarity by Mair), Facsimile signature of pilot, Capt. PH Moody, on front.
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Lot Number: 78

(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: 79

(Australia) Western Australian AW F/F Perth to Adelaide, leg of Australian internal air mail service, Davis Bros blue/pale grey souvenir cover, franked 4d, blue/white 'Winged Messenger' vignette on front and  red/white/blue etiquette 'Earliest Delivery' vignette verso. No b/s's were applied to ordinary covers at Adelaide, see Eus 136.

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Date: 1929, Jun 4
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: Western Australian AW F/F Perth to Adelaide, leg of Australian internal air mail service, Davis Bros blue/pale grey souvenir cover, franked 4d, blue/white 'Winged Messenger' vignette on front and red/white/blue etiquette 'Earliest Delivery' vignette verso. No b/s's were applied to ordinary covers at Adelaide, see Eus 136.
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Lot Number: 106

(Bahamas) F/F, Nassau-Miami, bs 2/1, cover franked 1d, red two line cachet 'By First Air Mail/To Miami' cachet, Pan Am. Image.

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Date: 1929, Jan 2
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Bahamas

Description: F/F, Nassau-Miami, bs 2/1, cover franked 1d, red two line cachet 'By First Air Mail/To Miami' cachet, Pan Am. Image.
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Lot Number: 116

(Belgium) Sabena F/F Antwerp to Hamburg, carried on the new Brussels-Anvers-Essen-Hambourg service, PC franked 149c, canc Antwerp cds, red three line 'Mit Luftpost/befordert/Hamburg 1' arrival, Godinas A29 1250Bf, Mu98 3000Ff., scarce. Image.

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Date: 1929, May 1
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Sabena F/F Antwerp to Hamburg, carried on the new Brussels-Anvers-Essen-Hambourg service, PC franked 149c, canc Antwerp cds, red three line 'Mit Luftpost/befordert/Hamburg 1' arrival, Godinas A29 1250Bf, Mu98 3000Ff., scarce. Image.
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Lot Number: 136

(Bolivia) Development of Domestic Services, F/F La Paz to Cochabamba, bs 23/11, Lloyd Aereo Boliviano company corner cover franked 35S airs and 15c ordinary, blue/black flight cachet.

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Date: 1929, Nov 23
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Bolivia

Description: Development of Domestic Services, F/F La Paz to Cochabamba, bs 23/11, Lloyd Aereo Boliviano company corner cover franked 35S airs and 15c ordinary, blue/black flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 137

(Bolivia) Development of Domestic Services, F/F La Paz to Ororu, bs 23/11, Lloyd Aereo Boliviano company corner cover franked 35S airs and 15c ordinary, blue/black flight cachet.

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Date: 1929, Nov 23
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Bolivia

Description: Development of Domestic Services, F/F La Paz to Ororu, bs 23/11, Lloyd Aereo Boliviano company corner cover franked 35S airs and 15c ordinary, blue/black flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 169

(Canada) F/F Kississing to Cranberry Portage, airmail cover franked 2c.

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Date: 1929, Oct 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Kississing to Cranberry Portage, airmail cover franked 2c.
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Lot Number: 170

(Canada) Cherry Red Airline Ltd, F/F Lac La Longe to Ile a la Crosse, bs 25/12, plain cover franked 1c, black two line 'Via Air Mail/First Flight' hs, also black/red/white CL46 tied by red 'Cherry Red Airline Limited' hs,

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Date: 1929, Dec 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Canada

Description: Cherry Red Airline Ltd, F/F Lac La Longe to Ile a la Crosse, bs 25/12, plain cover franked 1c, black two line 'Via Air Mail/First Flight' hs, also black/red/white CL46 tied by red 'Cherry Red Airline Limited' hs,
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Lot Number: 184

(Canal Zone) F/F FAM 9, Cristobal to Buenos Aires, franked 52c, violet rectangular flight cachet, bs 14/10, Pan American-Grace Airways. Carried by Sikorsky S-38A amphibian to Guayaquil, then Ford trimotor landplanes across the Andes to BA.

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Date: 1929, Oct 8
Est. price: £17.00
Category: Canal Zone

Description: F/F FAM 9, Cristobal to Buenos Aires, franked 52c, violet rectangular flight cachet, bs 14/10, Pan American-Grace Airways. Carried by Sikorsky S-38A amphibian to Guayaquil, then Ford trimotor landplanes across the Andes to BA.
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Lot Number: 225

(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: 238

(French Indochina) Costes & Bellonte record attempt, Hanoi to Paris, b/s Paris Chargements and Paris Distribution arrival ds's, Goldschmidt registered (label) corner cover franked $1 21c canc Hanoi cds, Muller #29.

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Date: 1929, Nov 17
Est. price: £40.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Costes & Bellonte record attempt, Hanoi to Paris, b/s Paris Chargements and Paris Distribution arrival ds's, Goldschmidt registered (label) corner cover franked $1 21c canc Hanoi cds, Muller #29.
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Lot Number: 249

(GB External) F/F London to Karachi, bs 6/4, unusual red stripe/white envelope franked 7 1/2d, typed "By Imperial Airways First Air Mail between England and India" cover franked 7 1/2d, par avion etiquette.

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Date: 1929, Mar 28
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Karachi, bs 6/4, unusual red stripe/white envelope franked 7 1/2d, typed "By Imperial Airways First Air Mail between England and India" cover franked 7 1/2d, par avion etiquette.
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Lot Number: 250

(GB External) First GB acceptance for sea mail to Freemantle, Australia, then F/F over Australian Perth-Adelaide service, saving 4 days on the journey, Leicester to Sydney 8/6, via Perth 4/6, ms endorsement "Per 1st Air Mail London-Australia', black/ blue etiquette, registered (label) cover franked 9 1/2d ( 3d air fee + 1 1/2d basic rate + 5d registration) canc Ibstock cds and purple hooded London Reg ds verso. Great routing.

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Date: 1929, May 8
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: First GB acceptance for sea mail to Freemantle, Australia, then F/F over Australian Perth-Adelaide service, saving 4 days on the journey, Leicester to Sydney 8/6, via Perth 4/6, ms endorsement "Per 1st Air Mail London-Australia', black/ blue etiquette, registered (label) cover franked 9 1/2d ( 3d air fee + 1 1/2d basic rate + 5d registration) canc Ibstock cds and purple hooded London Reg ds verso. Great routing.
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Lot Number: 251

(GB External) GB acceptance for Sweden, carried on the return of the F/F ABA Malmo-Amsterdam night flight, airmail etiquette cover, franked GBUPU 1/2d, 1d, 1 1/2d and 2 1/2d canc London 27 Jun cds, black circular official flight cachet and large framed 'map' cachet..

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Date: 1929, Jun 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: GB acceptance for Sweden, carried on the return of the F/F ABA Malmo-Amsterdam night flight, airmail etiquette cover, franked GBUPU 1/2d, 1d, 1 1/2d and 2 1/2d canc London 27 Jun cds, black circular official flight cachet and large framed 'map' cachet..
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Lot Number: 367

(India) First return sevice from India, Karachi to Basrah, bs 8/4, circular "By Air" cachet, Imperial Airways. Newall 29.05Aa, 100units. Faint red imprint from F/F England-India souvenir cover verso.

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Date: 1929, Apr 7
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: First return sevice from India, Karachi to Basrah, bs 8/4, circular "By Air" cachet, Imperial Airways. Newall 29.05Aa, 100units. Faint red imprint from F/F England-India souvenir cover verso.
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Lot Number: 368

(India) Karachi to Croydon, flight IW9, interrupted twice by sandstorms between Bushire and Baghdad, see Wingent p18, attractive World Fliers Half-Way House cover franked 8 annas.

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Date: 1929, May 29
Est. price: £30.00
Category: India

Description: Karachi to Croydon, flight IW9, interrupted twice by sandstorms between Bushire and Baghdad, see Wingent p18, attractive World Fliers Half-Way House cover franked 8 annas.
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Lot Number: 369

(India) Alcock & Brown commemorative flight, flown at Dum Dum airport, red/blue/cream souvenir cover franked 1 anna, canc Dum Dum cds, inscribed blue framed "First Successfull Trans-Atlantic Flight................"  cachet , boxed purple "Tenth Anniversary/Flown at/Dum Dum Air Port" cachet , signed Stephen Smith 14/6/29 and 14/6/ Park Street/Calcutta/ 14 Jun 29 ds verso. Francis Field authentication hs verso.  Nice item in fine condition.

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Date: 1929, Jun 14
Est. price: £35.00
Category: India

Description: Alcock & Brown commemorative flight, flown at Dum Dum airport, red/blue/cream souvenir cover franked 1 anna, canc Dum Dum cds, inscribed blue framed "First Successfull Trans-Atlantic Flight................" cachet , boxed purple "Tenth Anniversary/Flown at/Dum Dum Air Port" cachet , signed Stephen Smith 14/6/29 and 14/6/ Park Street/Calcutta/ 14 Jun 29 ds verso. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Nice item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 370

(India) Interrupted Bangkok-Delhi Goodwill Flight by three Siamese Army aircraft, franked 1925 air 10s,15s and 50s, canc special boxed "Goodwil/Flight/Bangkok-Delhi/Dec 22, 1929" depart cachet, registered (label) air cover, typed "By First Air Mail to India". The leading plane crashed early in the flight. All the mail was rescued and returned to Bangkok and forwarded to Calcutta, bs 15/1, by surface mail. This cover is one of only 9 signed by the pilot Capt Chang Nitinandana in consideration of a donation to the memorial fund for his co-pilot who was killed in the crash. Ni 291222. A nice item in fine condition.

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Date: 1929, Dec 22
Est. price: £225.00
Category: India

Description: Interrupted Bangkok-Delhi Goodwill Flight by three Siamese Army aircraft, franked 1925 air 10s,15s and 50s, canc special boxed "Goodwil/Flight/Bangkok-Delhi/Dec 22, 1929" depart cachet, registered (label) air cover, typed "By First Air Mail to India". The leading plane crashed early in the flight. All the mail was rescued and returned to Bangkok and forwarded to Calcutta, bs 15/1, by surface mail. This cover is one of only 9 signed by the pilot Capt Chang Nitinandana in consideration of a donation to the memorial fund for his co-pilot who was killed in the crash. Ni 291222. A nice item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 386

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted FIRST FLIGHT flight, GB to India, LONDON TO BOMBAY bs 9/4 via Karachi. Carried by Imperial Airways Africa eastbound IE1. Cover posted London 30/3/29 on C.Glasgow, departed Genoa 31/3 on C. Athens and Alexandria 3/4 on C.Jerusalem, departed Baghdad 4/4 but was forced to return by a sandstorm, departed Baghdad again one day late but made up time arriving Karachi 6/4 only 2 hours late, see Wingent, Aircraft Movements n Imperial Airways Eastern Route, 1927-37. Airmail etiquette cover RATED 7 1/2d.

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Date: 1929, Mar 30
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: Interrupted FIRST FLIGHT flight, GB to India, LONDON TO BOMBAY bs 9/4 via Karachi. Carried by Imperial Airways Africa eastbound IE1. Cover posted London 30/3/29 on C.Glasgow, departed Genoa 31/3 on C. Athens and Alexandria 3/4 on C.Jerusalem, departed Baghdad 4/4 but was forced to return by a sandstorm, departed Baghdad again one day late but made up time arriving Karachi 6/4 only 2 hours late, see Wingent, Aircraft Movements n Imperial Airways Eastern Route, 1927-37. Airmail etiquette cover RATED 7 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 427

(Mexico) Agua Prieta-Douglas Airport Dedication with Womwn's National Air Derby, 10c red/green airmail PSE with additinal 25c addressed to Oyster Bay, NY, bs 23/8,  canc Agua Prieta/20 Ago 1929/Sonora, fine strike violet 'Women's National Derby/Dedication' cachet.

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Date: 1929, Aug 20
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Mexico

Description: Agua Prieta-Douglas Airport Dedication with Womwn's National Air Derby, 10c red/green airmail PSE with additinal 25c addressed to Oyster Bay, NY, bs 23/8, canc Agua Prieta/20 Ago 1929/Sonora, fine strike violet 'Women's National Derby/Dedication' cachet.
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Lot Number: 428

(Mexico) Semana Aerea Mexico DF, plain cover franked 20c Plane Over Plaza 1929, canc special 'Semana Aerea/14 Dec 1929/Mexico DF' postmark, fine strike purple 'Semana Aerea/Mexico, DF' cachet, and onward to Brooklyn, New York.  Scarce. Image

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Date: 1929, Dec 10
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Mexico

Description: Semana Aerea Mexico DF, plain cover franked 20c Plane Over Plaza 1929, canc special 'Semana Aerea/14 Dec 1929/Mexico DF' postmark, fine strike purple 'Semana Aerea/Mexico, DF' cachet, and onward to Brooklyn, New York. Scarce. Image
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Lot Number: 429

(Mexico) Rare 'Semaine de l'Air', POA, special arrival postmark and cachet, Muller #47 (7500 units with special stamp). Image

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Date: 1929, Dec 14
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Mexico

Description: Rare 'Semaine de l'Air', POA, special arrival postmark and cachet, Muller #47 (7500 units with special stamp). Image
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Lot Number: 554

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) 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: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

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: 567

(Ship to Shore) Isle de France catapult flight to New  York, Compagnie Generale Transatlantique cover franked 1920 10F & 5F Merson (cat SG £60.00) and 1 50c, canc on board octagonal Le Havre 22-9-28 date stamp, red/black  'Par Avion' etiquette, Top edge damage verso, see scan

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Date: 1929, Sep 22
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: Isle de France catapult flight to New York, Compagnie Generale Transatlantique cover franked 1920 10F & 5F Merson (cat SG £60.00) and 1 50c, canc on board octagonal Le Havre 22-9-28 date stamp, red/black 'Par Avion' etiquette, Top edge damage verso, see scan
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Lot Number: 584

(South Africa) F/F  Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Nylstrom, Transvaal, no arrival ds,  "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, plain cover frankeed 5d..

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Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £8.00
Category: South Africa

Description: F/F Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Nylstrom, Transvaal, no arrival ds, "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, plain cover frankeed 5d..
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Lot Number: 585

(South Africa) First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Cape Town to Bloemfontein, correctly rated 1d + 4d air, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd.

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Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Cape Town to Bloemfontein, correctly rated 1d + 4d air, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd.
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Lot Number: 586

(South Africa) First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, bs 30/8, PC correctly rated 5d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd. Image.

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Date: 1929, Aug 29
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, bs 30/8, PC correctly rated 5d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd. Image.
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Lot Number: 606

(St Lucia) St Lucia to Trinidad, bs Port of Spain 22/9, plain cover franked 1/4d, canc Castries cds, ms 'By Air Mail/21/9/29'

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Date: 1929, Sep 21
Est. price: £8.00
Category: St Lucia

Description: St Lucia to Trinidad, bs Port of Spain 22/9, plain cover franked 1/4d, canc Castries cds, ms 'By Air Mail/21/9/29'
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Lot Number: 607

(St Lucia) FAM 6 F/F Castries to Port of Spain, bs 22/9, attractive airmail cover with pink/blue etching of San Julian Gate in lower lh corner, franked 6d x2 and 2d x2.

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Date: 1929, Sep 22
Est. price: £8.00
Category: St Lucia

Description: FAM 6 F/F Castries to Port of Spain, bs 22/9, attractive airmail cover with pink/blue etching of San Julian Gate in lower lh corner, franked 6d x2 and 2d x2.
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Lot Number: 608

(St Lucia) FAM 6 F/F St Lucia to Miami, no arrival ds, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/4d, canc black circular 'Castries/1st Air Mail/St Lucia' cachet, also Castries 25 SP 1929 cds, fine strike purple winged 'Via Air Mail' hs.

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Date: 1929, Sep 25
Est. price: £8.00
Category: St Lucia

Description: FAM 6 F/F St Lucia to Miami, no arrival ds, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/4d, canc black circular 'Castries/1st Air Mail/St Lucia' cachet, also Castries 25 SP 1929 cds, fine strike purple winged 'Via Air Mail' hs.
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Lot Number: 623

(Trinidad) F/F FAM 6, Port of Spain to Cristobal, bs 2/10, franked 1/6d, 1929 red on cream etiquette rated rare (Mair),Pan Am, Image.

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Date: 1929, Sep 25
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Trinidad

Description: F/F FAM 6, Port of Spain to Cristobal, bs 2/10, franked 1/6d, 1929 red on cream etiquette rated rare (Mair),Pan Am, Image.
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Lot Number: 634

(United States) Hydroplane from SS Karlsruhe at sea to speed delivery of mail, Brosnan corner cover franked 2c, canc Boston cds tying green/white vignette of SS Karlsruhe in flight towards white cliffs of Dover and printed inscription  'Via Airplane from Galway to London'.

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Date: 1929, Aug 15
Est. price: £40.00
Category: United States

Description: Hydroplane from SS Karlsruhe at sea to speed delivery of mail, Brosnan corner cover franked 2c, canc Boston cds tying green/white vignette of SS Karlsruhe in flight towards white cliffs of Dover and printed inscription 'Via Airplane from Galway to London'.
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Lot Number: 635

(United States) F/F FAM 8, Brownsville to Guatemala City, bs 5/9, no cachet applied, Pan Am.

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Date: 1929, Sep 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: United States

Description: F/F FAM 8, Brownsville to Guatemala City, bs 5/9, no cachet applied, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 636

(United States) F/F Salt Lake City to San Jose, bs, plain cover franked 5c air, signed by the pilot J. Johnston.

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Date: 1929, Oct 15
Est. price: £10.00
Category: United States

Description: F/F Salt Lake City to San Jose, bs, plain cover franked 5c air, signed by the pilot J. Johnston.
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