Lot Number: 15

(Airship) Akron F/F, Akron C of C. green and violet cachets.

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Date: 1931, Sep 23
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Airship

Description: Akron F/F, Akron C of C. green and violet cachets.
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Lot Number: 21

(Argentina) Compagnie Generale Aeropostale, Buenos Aires to London, no arrival ds, blue/grey CGA company cover franked 12c postage, $1.08 airmail (airmail rate to Europe 18c per gram), canc 'Servicio Aeropostale/Buenos Aires' cds, carried on the South America/-Europe service. Note use of Argentina's first airmail stamps to pay the 18c rate (x6) to Europe via West Africa. CGA to Natal then by fast 'Aviso' from Natal-Dakar, then flown Dakar-Toulouse by Aיropostale.

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Date: 1931, Feb 13
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Argentina

Description: Compagnie Generale Aeropostale, Buenos Aires to London, no arrival ds, blue/grey CGA company cover franked 12c postage, $1.08 airmail (airmail rate to Europe 18c per gram), canc 'Servicio Aeropostale/Buenos Aires' cds, carried on the South America/-Europe service. Note use of Argentina's first airmail stamps to pay the 18c rate (x6) to Europe via West Africa. CGA to Natal then by fast 'Aviso' from Natal-Dakar, then flown Dakar-Toulouse by Aיropostale.
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Lot Number: 28

(Australia) FDI Kingsford Smith 2d, 3d & 6d set of 3 on special Melbourne-Sydney registered (label) souvenir cover, posted Melbourne 19/3, arrived Fortitude Valley 21/3 via Brisbane 20/3, signed by the pilot, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, Australian National AW. Top corner nibbles and top edge wear, otherwise good. See Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 19
Est. price: £175.00
Category: Australia

Description: FDI Kingsford Smith 2d, 3d & 6d set of 3 on special Melbourne-Sydney registered (label) souvenir cover, posted Melbourne 19/3, arrived Fortitude Valley 21/3 via Brisbane 20/3, signed by the pilot, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, Australian National AW. Top corner nibbles and top edge wear, otherwise good. See Image.
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Lot Number: 29

(Australia) Triple rated Sydney to England airmail cover, no arrival ds (only a few were b/s in London, see Eustis #222), carried on the first All Australian Airmail to England, franked 3/4d inc SG 139 x2, special violet winged" cachet, souvenir greetings cover 19x12cm. Plane crashed at Alor Star, then carried by Kingsford Smith to London.

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Date: 1931, Nov 18
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Australia

Description: Triple rated Sydney to England airmail cover, no arrival ds (only a few were b/s in London, see Eustis #222), carried on the first All Australian Airmail to England, franked 3/4d inc SG 139 x2, special violet winged" cachet, souvenir greetings cover 19x12cm. Plane crashed at Alor Star, then carried by Kingsford Smith to London.
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Lot Number: 61

(Belgium) Antwerp Aviation Meeting Aerophil, special flight Antwerp to Malmo, 16/10 arrival cds on front, special souvenir PPC with most attractive blue.red white/cream picture of trimotor in flight,  franked 1.50F and 35c surcharge both canc fine strikes special Expo postmark. Mu 122, 750. Image.

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Date: 1931, Oct 16
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Antwerp Aviation Meeting Aerophil, special flight Antwerp to Malmo, 16/10 arrival cds on front, special souvenir PPC with most attractive blue.red white/cream picture of trimotor in flight, franked 1.50F and 35c surcharge both canc fine strikes special Expo postmark. Mu 122, 750. Image.
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Lot Number: 88

(Canada) F/F Peace River to Edmonton, green diamond cachet on airmail cover, bs,  company black/white CL48 semi official stamp verso, Commercial Airways Ltd.

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Date: 1931, Feb 12
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Peace River to Edmonton, green diamond cachet on airmail cover, bs, company black/white CL48 semi official stamp verso, Commercial Airways Ltd.
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Lot Number: 89

(Canada) F/F Edmonton to Athabaska, violet octagonal cachet on airmail cover, b/s, company black/white CL48 semi official stamp verso, Commercial Airways Ltd.

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Date: 1931, Feb 24
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Edmonton to Athabaska, violet octagonal cachet on airmail cover, b/s, company black/white CL48 semi official stamp verso, Commercial Airways Ltd.
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Lot Number: 97

(China) Early internal airmail, Hankow to Shanghai, 30.8.31 arrival cds on front, franked 15c air + 1c ordinary, canc Hankow cds, large blue chops on front and back, See front and back scans on web site.

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Date: 1931, Aug 30
Est. price: £75.00
Category: China

Description: Early internal airmail, Hankow to Shanghai, 30.8.31 arrival cds on front, franked 15c air + 1c ordinary, canc Hankow cds, large blue chops on front and back, See front and back scans on web site.
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Lot Number: 108

(Ethiopia) F/F Addis Ababa to Djibouti, bs 18/6, plain cover franked 1931 airs 1g,2g,4g with tabs, canc Addis Ababa RP/18.VI.1931 cds, nice black/blue 'Par Avion/Addis-Abeba'-Djibouti' airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Jun 18
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Ethiopia

Description: F/F Addis Ababa to Djibouti, bs 18/6, plain cover franked 1931 airs 1g,2g,4g with tabs, canc Addis Ababa RP/18.VI.1931 cds, nice black/blue 'Par Avion/Addis-Abeba'-Djibouti' airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 136

(GB External) Imperial Airways F/F London to Khartoum, bs 7/3, flown on inaugural England-East Africa service, blue/white souvenir 'Map' cover, franked 8d, violet circular 'Imperial Airways/House/London' hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Feb 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways F/F London to Khartoum, bs 7/3, flown on inaugural England-East Africa service, blue/white souvenir 'Map' cover, franked 8d, violet circular 'Imperial Airways/House/London' hs verso.
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Lot Number: 137

(GB External) F/F London to Mwanza, fine strike 10 MR 1931 arrival cds verso, official white/blue map cover, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1931, Feb 28
Est. price: £9.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Mwanza, fine strike 10 MR 1931 arrival cds verso, official white/blue map cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 138

(GB External) First Experimental flight, London to Port Darwin, bs 25/4, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1/4d canc London Air Mail cds, airmail etiquette  IAW/Kingsford Smith/Qantas/ANA. Ironed horizontal non invasive fold 1cm from bottom edge. See image. Francis Field authenticaton hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Apr 4
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: First Experimental flight, London to Port Darwin, bs 25/4, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1/4d canc London Air Mail cds, airmail etiquette IAW/Kingsford Smith/Qantas/ANA. Ironed horizontal non invasive fold 1cm from bottom edge. See image. Francis Field authenticaton hs verso.
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Lot Number: 139

(GB External) Kingsford Smith's and G Allen's return flight, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Melbourne, bs 22/1/32, via Darwin 19/1, plain cover correctly rated 1/4d, canc CROYDON AERODROME cds. Image.

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Date: 1931, Dec 21
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: Kingsford Smith's and G Allen's return flight, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Melbourne, bs 22/1/32, via Darwin 19/1, plain cover correctly rated 1/4d, canc CROYDON AERODROME cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 140

(GB External) Kingsford Smith's return flight, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Melbourne, bs 22/1/32, plain airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 1/4d, canc London FS/Air Mail cds. Image.

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Date: 1931, Dec 22
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Kingsford Smith's return flight, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Melbourne, bs 22/1/32, plain airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 1/4d, canc London FS/Air Mail cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 201

(Germany) Airmail card, Magdeburg to Stuttgart 13/6/arrival cds on front, franked 18pf canc Magdeburg/Flughafen cds, red framed 'Mit Luftpost Befordert/Postampt Nr.1 Suttgart' receiver. Extra fine, image..

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Date: 1931, Jun 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Germany

Description: Airmail card, Magdeburg to Stuttgart 13/6/arrival cds on front, franked 18pf canc Magdeburg/Flughafen cds, red framed 'Mit Luftpost Befordert/Postampt Nr.1 Suttgart' receiver. Extra fine, image..
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Lot Number: 270

(Malta) SANA flying boat, F/F Malta to Tripoli, bs 18/6, buff 'Printed Matter' commercial cover, franked 2 1/2d,canc violet 'Air Mail/Malta' cds, also Valletta JU 18 31 cds. Only short notice of this flight was given, so only small numbers were flown.

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Date: 1931, Jun 18
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Malta

Description: SANA flying boat, F/F Malta to Tripoli, bs 18/6, buff 'Printed Matter' commercial cover, franked 2 1/2d,canc violet 'Air Mail/Malta' cds, also Valletta JU 18 31 cds. Only short notice of this flight was given, so only small numbers were flown.
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Lot Number: 296

(New Zealand) First New Zealand acceptance for Chicago, US, bs 14/12, for carriage on the F/F Danneverke to Masterton, bs16/3, airmail etiquette cover franked 10d, red boxed " F/F Danneverke-Wellington.........' flight cachet, air in NZ and USA. Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 16
Est. price: £30.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First New Zealand acceptance for Chicago, US, bs 14/12, for carriage on the F/F Danneverke to Masterton, bs16/3, airmail etiquette cover franked 10d, red boxed " F/F Danneverke-Wellington.........' flight cachet, air in NZ and USA. Image.
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Lot Number: 297

(New Zealand) Scarce HIGHFIELD/TIMARU first  New Zealand overseas mails using airmail stamps, Highfield to Liverpool, bs 17/12, plain cover with black/ green blue etiquette  franked 2d ordinary + unique first day usage 1931 set complete 3d, 4d, 7d, canc 'Highfield/9 Nov 31/NZ' cds, typed "Via Karachi-London/Air Mail Service' and "First Day of Issue", black/grey-green 'Air Mail Society of New Zealand' label on front.. Nice clear Highfield postmarks. The official first day of issue was Nov 10th, but at Highfield, a suburb of Timaru, a small number of stamps were sold in error on Nov 9th. This cover is not only aerophilatelically scarce, but also a "unique 'Day of Issue' item" (see Walker DA, p95). Very fine, see scan.

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Date: 1931, Nov 9
Est. price: £175.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Scarce HIGHFIELD/TIMARU first New Zealand overseas mails using airmail stamps, Highfield to Liverpool, bs 17/12, plain cover with black/ green blue etiquette franked 2d ordinary + unique first day usage 1931 set complete 3d, 4d, 7d, canc 'Highfield/9 Nov 31/NZ' cds, typed "Via Karachi-London/Air Mail Service' and "First Day of Issue", black/grey-green 'Air Mail Society of New Zealand' label on front.. Nice clear Highfield postmarks. The official first day of issue was Nov 10th, but at Highfield, a suburb of Timaru, a small number of stamps were sold in error on Nov 9th. This cover is not only aerophilatelically scarce, but also a "unique 'Day of Issue' item" (see Walker DA, p95). Very fine, see scan.
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Lot Number: 298

(New Zealand) NZ Christmas Airmail to UK via ANA Sydney-London (through Welingtn), AMSNZ souvenir cover franked 7d&4d airs and 9d ordinary, canc Invercargill cds, red cachet, AMCNZ expertisation hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Nov 12
Est. price: £20.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: NZ Christmas Airmail to UK via ANA Sydney-London (through Welingtn), AMSNZ souvenir cover franked 7d&4d airs and 9d ordinary, canc Invercargill cds, red cachet, AMCNZ expertisation hs verso.
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Lot Number: 299

(New Zealand) Survey Flight, Gisborne to Auckland, 10/12, uncommon and attractive souvenir airmail cover.

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Date: 1931, Dec 10
Est. price: £15.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Survey Flight, Gisborne to Auckland, 10/12, uncommon and attractive souvenir airmail cover.
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Lot Number: 335

(Papua and New Guinea) Airmail cover Port Moresby to Salamaua, franked 2d over 1 1/2d opt, 2d, and 3d 'air mail' opt, tying red/white/blue airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Jan 5
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Papua and New Guinea

Description: Airmail cover Port Moresby to Salamaua, franked 2d over 1 1/2d opt, 2d, and 3d 'air mail' opt, tying red/white/blue airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 341

(Peru) Rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp, Lima to Buenos Aires, bs and also BA 98/21 in small circle postman's mark, Gran Hotel Bolivia, Lima corner cover with detailed route map of Grace Line South America to New York service, franked 170c Peruvian stamps, canc Lima cds, fine strike of rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp. Some top lh corner damage, see scan. Early Panagra commercial mail flown out of Peru is hard to find. The name "Pan American Grace Airways Incorporated" lasted but a short time and the PAGAI cachet is therefore very scarce

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Date: 1931, Jun 15
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Peru

Description: Rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp, Lima to Buenos Aires, bs and also BA 98/21 in small circle postman's mark, Gran Hotel Bolivia, Lima corner cover with detailed route map of Grace Line South America to New York service, franked 170c Peruvian stamps, canc Lima cds, fine strike of rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp. Some top lh corner damage, see scan. Early Panagra commercial mail flown out of Peru is hard to find. The name "Pan American Grace Airways Incorporated" lasted but a short time and the PAGAI cachet is therefore very scarce
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Lot Number: 350

(Puerto Rico) F/F FAM 6, San Juan-Nuevitas, Cuba, b/s, flown by Lindburgh, Pan Am. Carried by Sikorsky S-38A amphibian.

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Date: 1931, Dec 6
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Puerto Rico

Description: F/F FAM 6, San Juan-Nuevitas, Cuba, b/s, flown by Lindburgh, Pan Am. Carried by Sikorsky S-38A amphibian.
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Lot Number: 387

(Ship to Shore) F/F  Pacific Coast Experimental ship to shore flight from S.S." City of Los Angeles", LA Steamship Company  to Hawaii, green souvenir flight cachet, violet double circle "Earle Ovington- First US Air Mail Pilot" cachet verso, magenta" received/jan, 24, 1931/SS City of Los Angeles" reception" h/s, Honolulu arrival duplex, bears three signatures - one facsimile.

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Date: 1931, Jan 30
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: F/F Pacific Coast Experimental ship to shore flight from S.S." City of Los Angeles", LA Steamship Company to Hawaii, green souvenir flight cachet, violet double circle "Earle Ovington- First US Air Mail Pilot" cachet verso, magenta" received/jan, 24, 1931/SS City of Los Angeles" reception" h/s, Honolulu arrival duplex, bears three signatures - one facsimile.
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Lot Number: 412

(South West Africa) SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Okahandja to Otjiwarongo, bs 1/8, plain cover franked 5d, Airpost/Okahandja/Lugpos cachet.

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Date: 1931, Aug 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Okahandja to Otjiwarongo, bs 1/8, plain cover franked 5d, Airpost/Okahandja/Lugpos cachet.
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Lot Number: 413

(South West Africa) SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Otjiwarongo to Tsumeb, bs 1/8, J Robertson cover franked 4d, Airpost/Otjiwarongo/Lugpos cachet., orange/black "Per Lugpos" etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Aug 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Otjiwarongo to Tsumeb, bs 1/8, J Robertson cover franked 4d, Airpost/Otjiwarongo/Lugpos cachet., orange/black "Per Lugpos" etiquette.
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Lot Number: 414

(South West Africa) SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Okahandja to Windhoek, bs 3/8, J Robertson registered (label) cover franked  8d, black circular 'Lugpos/Okahandja/Air Mail' cachet, black/orange airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Aug 3
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Okahandja to Windhoek, bs 3/8, J Robertson registered (label) cover franked 8d, black circular 'Lugpos/Okahandja/Air Mail' cachet, black/orange airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 415

(South West Africa) SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Windhoek to Rehoboth, bs 5/8, plain cover, franked 4d canc Windhoek cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet.

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Date: 1931, Aug 5
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Windhoek to Rehoboth, bs 5/8, plain cover, franked 4d canc Windhoek cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet.
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Lot Number: 416

(South West Africa) SWAA first provisional internal service, Keetmanshoop to Mariental bs 6/8, special violet cachet, Robertson 5pfg PSC.

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Date: 1931, Aug 6
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA first provisional internal service, Keetmanshoop to Mariental bs 6/8, special violet cachet, Robertson 5pfg PSC.
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Lot Number: 417

(South West Africa) SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Tsumeb to Umtata, 18/12, via Windhoek 10/8, Keetmanshoop 12/8, also Amabele 18/8 and *ue*ar Station 15/8, cds's, reg (hs) cover, franked 1.2d, canc Tsumeb cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet.

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Date: 1931, Aug 10
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Tsumeb to Umtata, 18/12, via Windhoek 10/8, Keetmanshoop 12/8, also Amabele 18/8 and *ue*ar Station 15/8, cds's, reg (hs) cover, franked 1.2d, canc Tsumeb cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet.
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Lot Number: 418

(South West Africa) SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Walvis Bay to Windhoek, bs 11/8 plain cover, franked 4d canc Walvis Bay cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet. Francis Field authentication hs.

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Date: 1931, Aug 11
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Walvis Bay to Windhoek, bs 11/8 plain cover, franked 4d canc Walvis Bay cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet. Francis Field authentication hs.
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Lot Number: 419

(South West Africa) SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Windhoek to Keetmanshoop, bs 12/8, airmail etiquette cover, franked 2d 'Official' bilingual opt, canc Widhoek cds and small metal die Lugpos/Air Mail. Ironed vertical crease.

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Date: 1931, Aug 12
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Windhoek to Keetmanshoop, bs 12/8, airmail etiquette cover, franked 2d 'Official' bilingual opt, canc Widhoek cds and small metal die Lugpos/Air Mail. Ironed vertical crease.
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Lot Number: 420

(South West Africa) SWAA, F/F Keetmanshoop to Cape Town, bs 20/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc double circle "per lugpos/Keetmanshoop/ Air mail", also "Keetmanshoop SWA" cds, blue/black airmail etiquette, blue/black airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, F/F Keetmanshoop to Cape Town, bs 20/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc double circle "per lugpos/Keetmanshoop/ Air mail", also "Keetmanshoop SWA" cds, blue/black airmail etiquette, blue/black airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 421

(South West Africa) SWAA, F/F Marienthal to Victoria West, bs 21/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc violet double circle 'LugposMarienthal/Air Mail' cachet, blue/black airmail etiquette, blue/black airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, F/F Marienthal to Victoria West, bs 21/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc violet double circle 'LugposMarienthal/Air Mail' cachet, blue/black airmail etiquette, blue/black airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 429

(Sudan) F/F Wadi Halfa to Windhoek, bs 21/12, via Johannesburg 21/12, carried on the  AS 198 in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, and then on the South West Africa Airway's FIRST EXTENSION FROM KIMBERLEY TO WINDHOEK, blue/orange/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 9x5ml 'Air Mail' opt, canc Sudan Air Mail/Halfa cds, black Halfa-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Small mail. Nice item.

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Date: 1931, Dec 12
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Sudan

Description: F/F Wadi Halfa to Windhoek, bs 21/12, via Johannesburg 21/12, carried on the AS 198 in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, and then on the South West Africa Airway's FIRST EXTENSION FROM KIMBERLEY TO WINDHOEK, blue/orange/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 9x5ml 'Air Mail' opt, canc Sudan Air Mail/Halfa cds, black Halfa-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Small mail. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 430

(Sudan) UNDERPAID F/F Khartoum to Cape Town, bs 24/12, via Johannesburg 21/12, carried on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS EXPERIMENTAL EXTENSION TO CAPE TOWN  AS 198 in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, Springbok cover franked 5P + 3P, canc Sudan Air Mail/Khartoum cds, black T/5d underpaid hs tying  South Africa 2d and 3d PD's, black Khartoum to-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Small mail. Nice item

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Date: 1931, Dec 15
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Sudan

Description: UNDERPAID F/F Khartoum to Cape Town, bs 24/12, via Johannesburg 21/12, carried on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS EXPERIMENTAL EXTENSION TO CAPE TOWN AS 198 in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, Springbok cover franked 5P + 3P, canc Sudan Air Mail/Khartoum cds, black T/5d underpaid hs tying South Africa 2d and 3d PD's, black Khartoum to-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Small mail. Nice item
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Lot Number: 449

(Tasmania) Tasmania to London, no arrival ds (only a few were b/s in London, see Eustis #222), carried on the first All Australian Airmail to England, franked 1/2d canc Hobart cds, special violet winged" cachet, souvenir greetings cover 19x12cm. Plane crashed at Alor Star, then carried by Kingsford Smith to London.

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Date: 1931, Nov 18
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Tasmania

Description: Tasmania to London, no arrival ds (only a few were b/s in London, see Eustis #222), carried on the first All Australian Airmail to England, franked 1/2d canc Hobart cds, special violet winged" cachet, souvenir greetings cover 19x12cm. Plane crashed at Alor Star, then carried by Kingsford Smith to London.
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Lot Number: 464

(United States) First airmail to American Samoa, posted from USS 'Chicago' to PagPago, 16/5 arrival ds, plain cover franked 5c, violet framed "First Flight/Air Mail/American Samoa".

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Date: 1931, May 16
Est. price: £20.00
Category: United States

Description: First airmail to American Samoa, posted from USS 'Chicago' to PagPago, 16/5 arrival ds, plain cover franked 5c, violet framed "First Flight/Air Mail/American Samoa".
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