Lot Number: 13

(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: £45.00
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: 14

(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: 15

(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: 57

(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: 90

(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: £35.00
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: 178

(India) Bengal Air Transport Co, experimental air service Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling, unfranked newspaper wrapper to Darjeeling, insribed "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: £550.00
Category: India

Description: Bengal Air Transport Co, experimental air service Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling, unfranked newspaper wrapper to Darjeeling, insribed "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: 191

(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: 269

(South Africa) First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Cape Town to Johannesburg, interrupted at Bloemfontein and contnued by mail to Jo'burg, bs 24/8, registered (label) cover franked 1/9d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd. Some rough opening verso edge and hinge marks.

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Date: 1929, Aug 24
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Cape Town to Johannesburg, interrupted at Bloemfontein and contnued by mail to Jo'burg, bs 24/8, registered (label) cover franked 1/9d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd. Some rough opening verso edge and hinge marks.
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Lot Number: 289

(United States) F/F FAM 6, Miami to Santo Domingo, bs 10/1, boxed flight cachet,  Pan Am, ? pilot signed.

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Date: 1929, Jan 9
Est. price: £10.00
Category: United States

Description: F/F FAM 6, Miami to Santo Domingo, bs 10/1, boxed flight cachet, Pan Am, ? pilot signed.
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Lot Number: 290

(United States) F/F FAM 9, Miami to Mollendo (Peru), cachet, b/s 20/5, Ctristobal 16/5 transit, Pan American Grace Airways

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Date: 1929, May 14
Est. price: £25.00
Category: United States

Description: F/F FAM 9, Miami to Mollendo (Peru), cachet, b/s 20/5, Ctristobal 16/5 transit, Pan American Grace Airways
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Lot Number: 291

(United States) Pan American Airways, F/F FAM 5  Miami-Tela, official flight cachet, airmail cover. franked 15c.

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Date: 1929, May 21
Est. price: £10.00
Category: United States

Description: Pan American Airways, F/F FAM 5 Miami-Tela, official flight cachet, airmail cover. franked 15c.
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Lot Number: 292

(United States) F/F FAM 9, Miami to Buenos Aires, violet rect cachet, bs 14/10, via Cristobal 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 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: United States

Description: F/F FAM 9, Miami to Buenos Aires, violet rect cachet, bs 14/10, via Cristobal 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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