Lot Number: 2

(Airship) First South America Flight, Seville first landing, 19/5 arrival machine cancel on front,  B&W PC pc showing Graf Zeppelin flying over cathedral with very tall spire, franked German 1M canc ON BOARD cds, red circular flight confirmation cachet, red three line '1, Sudamerikafahrt/..../Graf Zeppelin' hs.

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Date: 1930, May 19
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Airship

Description: First South America Flight, Seville first landing, 19/5 arrival machine cancel on front, B&W PC pc showing Graf Zeppelin flying over cathedral with very tall spire, franked German 1M canc ON BOARD cds, red circular flight confirmation cachet, red three line '1, Sudamerikafahrt/..../Graf Zeppelin' hs.
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Lot Number: 23

(Australia) F/F ANA Sunday service, Melbourne to Sydney, b/s, airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d.

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Date: 1930, Jun 1
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F ANA Sunday service, Melbourne to Sydney, b/s, airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 144

(France) Air Union, Marseille to Tunis, bs 13/3, via Corsica, plain cover franked 50c for surface mail, but carried by air with fine strike "Transporte Exceptionellement Par Avion".

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Date: 1930, Mar 11
Est. price: £10.00
Category: France

Description: Air Union, Marseille to Tunis, bs 13/3, via Corsica, plain cover franked 50c for surface mail, but carried by air with fine strike "Transporte Exceptionellement Par Avion".
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Lot Number: 145

(France) Early airmail, Paris to Algeria, plain cover franked 50c at surface rate, nice strike black framed "Transporte Exceptionellement/Par Avion". These marks were used to justify the exceptional transport by air of letters for which this service had not been requested (ordinary postage), but which had been attached to bags insufficiently filled with letters routed by air. A nice one for the exhibit. Selling for £30-£60 on Ebay.

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Date: 1930, Apr 7
Est. price: £15.00
Category: France

Description: Early airmail, Paris to Algeria, plain cover franked 50c at surface rate, nice strike black framed "Transporte Exceptionellement/Par Avion". These marks were used to justify the exceptional transport by air of letters for which this service had not been requested (ordinary postage), but which had been attached to bags insufficiently filled with letters routed by air. A nice one for the exhibit. Selling for £30-£60 on Ebay.
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Lot Number: 285

(Interruptions and Accidents) F/F, Buenos Aires to Miami, and on to Texas, franked 25c canc "Aeropostale BA" machine cancel, red/black boxed NYRBA cachet, green "Via/NYRBA(in arrow)/Aerea" hs, no b/s, NYRBA. Involved in all three crashes of this flight. The first was at Porto Alegre. The second was on landing at Santos where mail from Argentina, Uruguay, Porto Alegre had to be unloaded and, together with mail from Santos, rushed 200 miles by car, over mountain roads to Rio. Here it was transferred, along with the Rio mail, to a third machine which took off for Bahia, chased by the Rio harbour police who had a warrant to impound NYRBA's mail because of an unsettled legal dispute with ETA. The third crash occurred on take off at Bahia following a stop to load further mail. This item is also an 'outlaw' cover because NYRBA had no FAM contract with the USPO guaranteeing that their mail would receive continuing air mail service once it had cleared th first US port of entry.

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Date: 1930, Feb 19
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: F/F, Buenos Aires to Miami, and on to Texas, franked 25c canc "Aeropostale BA" machine cancel, red/black boxed NYRBA cachet, green "Via/NYRBA(in arrow)/Aerea" hs, no b/s, NYRBA. Involved in all three crashes of this flight. The first was at Porto Alegre. The second was on landing at Santos where mail from Argentina, Uruguay, Porto Alegre had to be unloaded and, together with mail from Santos, rushed 200 miles by car, over mountain roads to Rio. Here it was transferred, along with the Rio mail, to a third machine which took off for Bahia, chased by the Rio harbour police who had a warrant to impound NYRBA's mail because of an unsettled legal dispute with ETA. The third crash occurred on take off at Bahia following a stop to load further mail. This item is also an 'outlaw' cover because NYRBA had no FAM contract with the USPO guaranteeing that their mail would receive continuing air mail service once it had cleared th first US port of entry.
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Lot Number: 306

(New Zealand) TIMARU TO LONDON via Adelaide-Perth and Karachi-London services, no arrival ds, souvenir cover correctly rated 8d (see Walker p25), typed endorsement "Via Karachi-London Air Mail Service", green/black etiquette.

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Date: 1930, Dec 4
Est. price: £40.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: TIMARU TO LONDON via Adelaide-Perth and Karachi-London services, no arrival ds, souvenir cover correctly rated 8d (see Walker p25), typed endorsement "Via Karachi-London Air Mail Service", green/black etiquette.
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Lot Number: 350

(Paraguay) Asuncion to Paris, no arrival ds, triple rated blue/grey CGA - Aeroposta Argentina SA envelope franked 10P20 (3x 3P40) .

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Date: 1930, Dec 25
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Paraguay

Description: Asuncion to Paris, no arrival ds, triple rated blue/grey CGA - Aeroposta Argentina SA envelope franked 10P20 (3x 3P40) .
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Lot Number: 364

(Puerto Rico) F/F FAM 6/10 combined, Brazillian extension San Juan to UC Consul, Santos, bs 1/12t, large violet flight cachet, Pan Am. Uncommon.

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Date: 1930, Nov 25
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Puerto Rico

Description: F/F FAM 6/10 combined, Brazillian extension San Juan to UC Consul, Santos, bs 1/12t, large violet flight cachet, Pan Am. Uncommon.
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Lot Number: 397

(Ship to Shore) Airmail cover to England, 17/6 arrival cds on front, franked 17c canc Varick Sy. NY cds, and flown from SS ?Bremen? into Southampton, red  boxed ?Damf.Bremen Amsterdam Bremerhaven?  flight cachet, red "Mit Luftpost befordert/Postampt Koln-flughafen" receiver, also red  boxed ?Mit Katapultflug? hs applied on board.

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Date: 1930, Jun 9
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: Airmail cover to England, 17/6 arrival cds on front, franked 17c canc Varick Sy. NY cds, and flown from SS ?Bremen? into Southampton, red boxed ?Damf.Bremen Amsterdam Bremerhaven? flight cachet, red "Mit Luftpost befordert/Postampt Koln-flughafen" receiver, also red boxed ?Mit Katapultflug? hs applied on board.
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Lot Number: 455

(Syria) F/F Damascus to Baghdad, bs 2/4, official flight cachet, printed souvenir cover, pale blue/black etiquette.

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Date: 1930, Apr 1
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Syria

Description: F/F Damascus to Baghdad, bs 2/4, official flight cachet, printed souvenir cover, pale blue/black etiquette.
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Lot Number: 456

(Tanganyika) Tanganyika Government Air Service, RETURN F/F KOROGWE TO DAR ES SALAAM SERVICE, bs 2/12, registered (label) cover addressed to Cota, HQ, King's African Rifles, franked KGV 1/-, canc Korogwe cds, three line "'By/First Air Mail/ms 'Korogwe to DaresSalaam" cacher, and framed 'Par Avion/Tanganyika Territory' hs, P9 McQueen. Francis Field authentication hs verso. 47 flown, see Colley 2nd Ed p40. SCARCE.

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Date: 1930, Dec 2
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Tanganyika Government Air Service, RETURN F/F KOROGWE TO DAR ES SALAAM SERVICE, bs 2/12, registered (label) cover addressed to Cota, HQ, King's African Rifles, franked KGV 1/-, canc Korogwe cds, three line "'By/First Air Mail/ms 'Korogwe to DaresSalaam" cacher, and framed 'Par Avion/Tanganyika Territory' hs, P9 McQueen. Francis Field authentication hs verso. 47 flown, see Colley 2nd Ed p40. SCARCE.
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