Lot Number: 27

(Airship) Aug 7, 1926, Round the World Flight, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, bs 10/8, PPC franked 53c, canc New York Aug 6 cds, large violet US confirmation cachet.

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Date: 1929, Aug 7
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Airship

Description: Aug 7, 1926, Round the World Flight, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, bs 10/8, PPC franked 53c, canc New York Aug 6 cds, large violet US confirmation cachet.
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Lot Number: 34

(Australia) First dispatch from Malta to connect with the Australian airmail service between Perth  (Western Australia) and Adelaide (South Australia), registered airmail etiquette cover, franked Malta 6d air mail fee, 1/2d Empire Letter Rate & 3d registration fee, canc Reg.Malta oval ds, bs Perth 4 Jun 29, Brisbane 10 Jun 20 & Woolloongabba 10 Jun 29. The Malta Government Notice of 26 April 1929 notified that, as of May 9, 1929, mails for Australia would be accepted for carriage by the Perth-Adelaide service.  .

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Date: 1929, May 9
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Australia

Description: First dispatch from Malta to connect with the Australian airmail service between Perth (Western Australia) and Adelaide (South Australia), registered airmail etiquette cover, franked Malta 6d air mail fee, 1/2d Empire Letter Rate & 3d registration fee, canc Reg.Malta oval ds, bs Perth 4 Jun 29, Brisbane 10 Jun 20 & Woolloongabba 10 Jun 29. The Malta Government Notice of 26 April 1929 notified that, as of May 9, 1929, mails for Australia would be accepted for carriage by the Perth-Adelaide service. .
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Lot Number: 35

(Australia) F/F Adelaide to Perth, no arrival ds, franked 4 1/2d,  canc Forrest cds, Whellams 'By Air Mail Only' sounenir cover, 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, no arrival ds, franked 4 1/2d, canc Forrest cds, Whellams 'By Air Mail Only' sounenir cover, Western Australian AW. No b/s's were applied to ordinary covers, see Eus 136.
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Lot Number: 111

(France) Early airmail, France to Syria, MARSEILLE TO ANTIOCHE, leaving Marseille Gare bs 2/11 and carried by A.U.L.O. (Air Union-Lignes D'Orient) by air to Beirut bs 5/11 and car to Damascus,  then on by surface to Antioche bs 7/11 (formerly in Syria now in Turkey). Printed corner cover, franked F5.00 Merson + 25c colonial, red/black airmail etiquette, RATED  F5.50 ( 5F/10g up to 12/12/29  + 50c ordinary). An early airmail to an uncommon destination.

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Date: 1929, Nov 2
Est. price: £40.00
Category: France

Description: Early airmail, France to Syria, MARSEILLE TO ANTIOCHE, leaving Marseille Gare bs 2/11 and carried by A.U.L.O. (Air Union-Lignes D'Orient) by air to Beirut bs 5/11 and car to Damascus, then on by surface to Antioche bs 7/11 (formerly in Syria now in Turkey). Printed corner cover, franked F5.00 Merson + 25c colonial, red/black airmail etiquette, RATED F5.50 ( 5F/10g up to 12/12/29 + 50c ordinary). An early airmail to an uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 160

(GB External) F/F London to Karachi, addressed c/o The Khangin Oil Co Ltd, Naft Kanch (Iraq), bs 6/4, via Baghdad 5/4, franked 6d canc Birmingham cds, fine strike red three line "First Direct Service/ London Indian Air mail/ 30 March 1929" cachet. Underpaid, 'Tax Due/Baghdad'. tombstone hs tying stamps and cachet, ms '1/2oz' and ms '-/2/-'. The air fee was increased from 3d to 4d on 30/3/29, the postage fee was 2 1/2d, so this cover was 1/2d underpaid. According to Newall only two covers were carried from London to Baghdad, see p293. A nice 'F/F'/'underpaid' combination.

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Date: 1929, Mar 30
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Karachi, addressed c/o The Khangin Oil Co Ltd, Naft Kanch (Iraq), bs 6/4, via Baghdad 5/4, franked 6d canc Birmingham cds, fine strike red three line "First Direct Service/ London Indian Air mail/ 30 March 1929" cachet. Underpaid, 'Tax Due/Baghdad'. tombstone hs tying stamps and cachet, ms '1/2oz' and ms '-/2/-'. The air fee was increased from 3d to 4d on 30/3/29, the postage fee was 2 1/2d, so this cover was 1/2d underpaid. According to Newall only two covers were carried from London to Baghdad, see p293. A nice 'F/F'/'underpaid' combination.
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Lot Number: 282

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana, Patras to USA, bs New York 29/8 carried on F/F revised route Patras to Brindisi, bs 20/8 via Turin 22/8, registerd (abel) cover franked 13Dr (5Dr surface, 8 Dr AEI air surcharge (3D printd matter + 5Dr reg). Turin was distribution centre for USA-Italy mail, from where it would have been forwarded to Genoa to await carriage to USA by ship. Nice item with good routing. Written up and displayed on album page.

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Date: 1929, Aug 17
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana, Patras to USA, bs New York 29/8 carried on F/F revised route Patras to Brindisi, bs 20/8 via Turin 22/8, registerd (abel) cover franked 13Dr (5Dr surface, 8 Dr AEI air surcharge (3D printd matter + 5Dr reg). Turin was distribution centre for USA-Italy mail, from where it would have been forwarded to Genoa to await carriage to USA by ship. Nice item with good routing. Written up and displayed on album page.
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Lot Number: 283

(Greece) F/F Athens to Patras, 22/9 bs and arrival ds on front, Drossos cover franked 1926 3d air and 40l ordinary, violet framed Athens departure hs, Aero Espresso Italiana S.A.

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Date: 1929, Nov 22
Est. price: £16.00
Category: Greece

Description: F/F Athens to Patras, 22/9 bs and arrival ds on front, Drossos cover franked 1926 3d air and 40l ordinary, violet framed Athens departure hs, Aero Espresso Italiana S.A.
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Lot Number: 294

(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: £285.00
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: 315

(Iraq) Imperial Airways England-India via Baghdad, first regular service Baghdad to Karachi, bs 6/4,  plain cover franked 4 1/2a canc. Baghdad cds, scarce purple oval cachet "Airmail/England-India Route/Baghdad/April 3, 1929/First Flight".

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Date: 1929, Apr 4
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Iraq

Description: Imperial Airways England-India via Baghdad, first regular service Baghdad to Karachi, bs 6/4, plain cover franked 4 1/2a canc. Baghdad cds, scarce purple oval cachet "Airmail/England-India Route/Baghdad/April 3, 1929/First Flight".
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Lot Number: 342

(Mexico) First flight airmail cover Mexico City to NY bs.

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Date: 1929, Mar 9
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Mexico

Description: First flight airmail cover Mexico City to NY bs.
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Lot Number: 343

(Mexico) Special flight to commemorate the lfe of the famous Mexican pilot Emilio Carranza,  corner cover franked 35 c and a small 'Save the Children' vignette all tied by 'Servicio Aereo/Mexico DF' cds, fine strike large blue commemorative hs.

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Date: 1929, Jul 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Mexico

Description: Special flight to commemorate the lfe of the famous Mexican pilot Emilio Carranza, corner cover franked 35 c and a small 'Save the Children' vignette all tied by 'Servicio Aereo/Mexico DF' cds, fine strike large blue commemorative hs.
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Lot Number: 373

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) Costes, Codos and Bellonte, France to Indo-China special flight which left 19/2/29 but a short time later developed engine trouble and had to crash land at Bondy, France.  Plain cover franked  F10 Merson + 50c canc 'Post Aerienne/France-Indochina 19/2' cds's, also Paris 16/2 cds, red/black etiquette and ms 'Par voie aerienne de France en Indochine'. Mail returned to sender with special three line violet  "Raid Interrompu/Par Accident/Retour a l'envoyer" hs,  Correctly RATED  F10.50 for F10.00 air fee and 50c colonial.  Ni 290219a
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Date: 1929, Feb 19
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: Costes, Codos and Bellonte, France to Indo-China special flight which left 19/2/29 but a short time later developed engine trouble and had to crash land at Bondy, France. Plain cover franked F10 Merson + 50c canc 'Post Aerienne/France-Indochina 19/2' cds's, also Paris 16/2 cds, red/black etiquette and ms 'Par voie aerienne de France en Indochine'. Mail returned to sender with special three line violet "Raid Interrompu/Par Accident/Retour a l'envoyer" hs, Correctly RATED F10.50 for F10.00 air fee and 50c colonial. Ni 290219a 1
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Lot Number: 376

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) India to Egypt, KARACHI TO ALEXANDRIA, carried on the first flight of the Imperial Airways India service IW1 from Karachi to Croydon. Arrived one day early at Baghdad 8/4 and then made an unscheduled call at Cairo on 9/4. Airmail etiquette cover posted Karachi 3/4, bs Alexandria 9/4, black double ring 'By/Air' hs, RATED 6 annas.

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Date: 1929, Apr 7
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: India to Egypt, KARACHI TO ALEXANDRIA, carried on the first flight of the Imperial Airways India service IW1 from Karachi to Croydon. Arrived one day early at Baghdad 8/4 and then made an unscheduled call at Cairo on 9/4. Airmail etiquette cover posted Karachi 3/4, bs Alexandria 9/4, black double ring 'By/Air' hs, RATED 6 annas.
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Lot Number: 377

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Commercial South American "P. A. G. A. I. "  airmail Ecuador , Guayaquil, early commercial example of FAM 9 mail  flown by Pan American Grace Airways lnc. demonstrated  by  the very  scarce violet  boxed  ' P.A.G.A.1 cachet,  used  on  genuine  commercial mail, first introduced  for use  on air  mail on  the   5th of  May 1929.  Letter from Guayaquil  to Cristobal  Canal  Zone )  by a  "  SIKORSKY. S. 383. - seaplane,  transferred to Steam Ship  service from  Colon  to Southampton, then  by  railway service   to London.  Airmail & surface postage, charged at 16 centavos per  10 grams from   Ecuador  to Cristobal [Canal   Zone)  to the  United  Kingdom.

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Date: 1929, Aug 11
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Commercial South American "P. A. G. A. I. " airmail Ecuador , Guayaquil, early commercial example of FAM 9 mail flown by Pan American Grace Airways lnc. demonstrated by the very scarce violet boxed ' P.A.G.A.1 cachet, used on genuine commercial mail, first introduced for use on air mail on the 5th of May 1929. Letter from Guayaquil to Cristobal Canal Zone ) by a " SIKORSKY. S. 383. - seaplane, transferred to Steam Ship service from Colon to Southampton, then by railway service to London. Airmail & surface postage, charged at 16 centavos per 10 grams from Ecuador to Cristobal [Canal Zone) to the United Kingdom.
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Lot Number: 378

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) 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: £50.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

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: 414

(Ship to Shore) North Atlantic Catapult, Bremen-New York cover, 16/7 On Board cancellation, franked 75pf , oval black first flight/2.7.29, and large boxed red Bremen cachets. Attracive item.

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Date: 1929, Jul 22
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: North Atlantic Catapult, Bremen-New York cover, 16/7 On Board cancellation, franked 75pf , oval black first flight/2.7.29, and large boxed red Bremen cachets. Attracive item.
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Lot Number: 486

(Sweden) Early airmail Malmo to Berlin, bs 16/3, fine Malmo/16 Mrs 1929/Luftpost cds and red framed 'Berlin
Zentralflughafen' arrival hs on front.

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Date: 1929, Mar 16
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Sweden

Description: Early airmail Malmo to Berlin, bs 16/3, fine Malmo/16 Mrs 1929/Luftpost cds and red framed 'Berlin Zentralflughafen' arrival hs on front.
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Lot Number: 501

(United States) Pan American Airways, F/F FAM 5  Miami-Belize, bs British Honduras, violet boxed flight cachet 'First Flight/Mami * Central America/FAM Route 5'  cachet, airmail cover.

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Date: 1929, May 21
Est. price: £6.00
Category: United States

Description: Pan American Airways, F/F FAM 5 Miami-Belize, bs British Honduras, violet boxed flight cachet 'First Flight/Mami * Central America/FAM Route 5' cachet, airmail cover.
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