Lot Number: 38

(Australia) Return of the first Imperial Airways experimental flight England-Australia, Queensland to London, correctly rated 1/11d,  SG 121, 122, 123 x3 (two verso) , no arrival ds (applied to registered mail only, souvenir "All The Way" cover with IAW winged logo and route details, ANA/Qantas/Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1931, Apr 23
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: Return of the first Imperial Airways experimental flight England-Australia, Queensland to London, correctly rated 1/11d, SG 121, 122, 123 x3 (two verso) , no arrival ds (applied to registered mail only, souvenir "All The Way" cover with IAW winged logo and route details, ANA/Qantas/Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 39

(Australia) Return FIRST experimental flight England-Australia, Darwin to London, bs Kensington 14/5. plain cover, franked 2/-, Qantas/Imperial Airways

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Date: 1931, Apr 26
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: Return FIRST experimental flight England-Australia, Darwin to London, bs Kensington 14/5. plain cover, franked 2/-, Qantas/Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 81

(Belgium) Belgian acceptance for Djakarta, bs 26/10, via Batavia 25/10, Koning cover franked 10F canc Antwerp cds, uncommon. Image.

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Date: 1931, Oct 12
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgian acceptance for Djakarta, bs 26/10, via Batavia 25/10, Koning cover franked 10F canc Antwerp cds, uncommon. Image.
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Lot Number: 82

(Belgium) Antwerp to London flight from the Antwerp Aerophilatelic Exhibition, souvenir cover franked 50F air with an illegal red bilingual opt 'Service Postal/Azerien/Anvers/London and 1F75 paired with 'Farrand' ? Expo propaganda stamp, both canc special  Expo postmark dated 16/10/1931. Image.

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Date: 1931, Oct 16
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Antwerp to London flight from the Antwerp Aerophilatelic Exhibition, souvenir cover franked 50F air with an illegal red bilingual opt 'Service Postal/Azerien/Anvers/London and 1F75 paired with 'Farrand' ? Expo propaganda stamp, both canc special Expo postmark dated 16/10/1931. Image.
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Lot Number: 96

(Canada) Western Canada AW, special flight Aklavik to Herschel Island, bs, airmail cover franked 5c air. Very few covers flown.

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

Description: Western Canada AW, special flight Aklavik to Herschel Island, bs, airmail cover franked 5c air. Very few covers flown.
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Lot Number: 97

(China) First flight Canton to Wuchow, b/s, airmail etiquette cover franked 3c 'Junks' x2 and 15c air, fine strike violet framed F/F cachet.

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Date: 1931, Jan 16
Est. price: £85.00
Category: China

Description: First flight Canton to Wuchow, b/s, airmail etiquette cover franked 3c 'Junks' x2 and 15c air, fine strike violet framed F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 98

(China) First flight Wuchow to Canton, b/s, cover franked 3c 'Junks' x4 and 15c air, red framed bilingual 'Par Avion; hs, yped 'First Flight Airmail/Wuchow to Canton/January 16, 1931'.

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Date: 1931, Jan 16
Est. price: £85.00
Category: China

Description: First flight Wuchow to Canton, b/s, cover franked 3c 'Junks' x4 and 15c air, red framed bilingual 'Par Avion; hs, yped 'First Flight Airmail/Wuchow to Canton/January 16, 1931'.
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Lot Number: 106

(Egypt) Mail from Egypt to Belgian Congo, Alexandria to Motto Mines, via Aba 14/3 and Juba 8/3, blue map cover from International Airpost and Publishing Service (Impress), correctly franked 15mls basic + 30mls air surcharge, fine strike oval violet 'First Flight/frica-England' cachet.  A well used route from Egypt - Imperial AW to Juba, Societe des Chemons de Fer Vicinaux du Congo mail van from Juba-Aba, and on again by road to Congo. Newall 31.02 d1, rated 80 units. Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 05
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Mail from Egypt to Belgian Congo, Alexandria to Motto Mines, via Aba 14/3 and Juba 8/3, blue map cover from International Airpost and Publishing Service (Impress), correctly franked 15mls basic + 30mls air surcharge, fine strike oval violet 'First Flight/frica-England' cachet. A well used route from Egypt - Imperial AW to Juba, Societe des Chemons de Fer Vicinaux du Congo mail van from Juba-Aba, and on again by road to Congo. Newall 31.02 d1, rated 80 units. Image.
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Lot Number: 132

(French Indochina) Indo-China to France, VIETNAM TO MARSEILLE via SAIGON, originating Hai- Phong/Tonkin 26/3/31 cds and carried to Saigon bs 30/3 on the partly constructed  Trans-Indochina railway, hence the option of acceleration and the 'Service Accelere' label (see below). Then flown on the fortnightly Air Orient service leaving Saigon bs 3/4 and arriving Marseilles bs 12/4. Cams 53 flying boats were used between Marseille and Bayreuth, Farman 303 planes between Damascus and Karachi, and Fokker F VIIb planes between Karachi and Saigon. Plain cover having a red/black airmail etiquette with black cross control mark applied by the Bureau de Saigon (used until 30/6/31) testifying the franking was correct. Also a red/black 'Service Accelere' label used from 1929 to April 1936 to permit acceleration of letters between Saigon and Hanoi over, as yet, un built sections of the Transindochinese railway. The duration of the journey was less than 3 days and the postal surcharge was 5 cents, but this was not always applied, see Picirilli p80. A Correctly RATED 66c (60c air charge + 6c colonial). A super cover with great routing.

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Date: 1931, Jan 26
Est. price: £75.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Indo-China to France, VIETNAM TO MARSEILLE via SAIGON, originating Hai- Phong/Tonkin 26/3/31 cds and carried to Saigon bs 30/3 on the partly constructed Trans-Indochina railway, hence the option of acceleration and the 'Service Accelere' label (see below). Then flown on the fortnightly Air Orient service leaving Saigon bs 3/4 and arriving Marseilles bs 12/4. Cams 53 flying boats were used between Marseille and Bayreuth, Farman 303 planes between Damascus and Karachi, and Fokker F VIIb planes between Karachi and Saigon. Plain cover having a red/black airmail etiquette with black cross control mark applied by the Bureau de Saigon (used until 30/6/31) testifying the franking was correct. Also a red/black 'Service Accelere' label used from 1929 to April 1936 to permit acceleration of letters between Saigon and Hanoi over, as yet, un built sections of the Transindochinese railway. The duration of the journey was less than 3 days and the postal surcharge was 5 cents, but this was not always applied, see Picirilli p80. A Correctly RATED 66c (60c air charge + 6c colonial). A super cover with great routing.
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Lot Number: 133

(French Indochina) Indo-China to France, SAIGON TO MACON  LOIRE, carried on the fortnightly Air Orient service flight posted 18/1, left Saigon 19/1, arrived Marseilles 30/6 and delivered Macon bs 1/7. Carried by landplane to Damascus, bus/car to Beirut, and flying boat to Marseille. Grey/orange 'Via Air Orient', grey green/black airmail etiquette, ms 'Saigon-Marseille'. Franked 66c, correctly RATED for 60c air charge + 6c ordinary.

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

Description: Indo-China to France, SAIGON TO MACON LOIRE, carried on the fortnightly Air Orient service flight posted 18/1, left Saigon 19/1, arrived Marseilles 30/6 and delivered Macon bs 1/7. Carried by landplane to Damascus, bus/car to Beirut, and flying boat to Marseille. Grey/orange 'Via Air Orient', grey green/black airmail etiquette, ms 'Saigon-Marseille'. Franked 66c, correctly RATED for 60c air charge + 6c ordinary.
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Lot Number: 134

(French Indochina) Indo-China to France, SAIGON TO HOUILLES, carried on the fortnightly Air Orient flight leaving Saigon bs 17/7, arriving Marseilles 26/7, and delivered Houilles bs 28/7. Carried by landplane to Damascus, bus/car to Beirut, and flying boat to Marseille. Plain commercial cover with a round red 'Controle/Avion' handstamp (used by the Bureau de Saigon between 1931-34) to testify correct franking for airmail letters, also a red/black 'Par Avion/Saigon-Marseille/Via Air Orient' etiquette which, on arrival at Marseilles, was struck over with a black crossed bars hand stamp to mark the end of air transport.  Franked 66c, correctly RATED for 60c air fee + 6c colonial. A super cover with great routing. Small non invasive lower rh corner nibble, does not detract

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Date: 1931, Jul 16
Est. price: £50.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Indo-China to France, SAIGON TO HOUILLES, carried on the fortnightly Air Orient flight leaving Saigon bs 17/7, arriving Marseilles 26/7, and delivered Houilles bs 28/7. Carried by landplane to Damascus, bus/car to Beirut, and flying boat to Marseille. Plain commercial cover with a round red 'Controle/Avion' handstamp (used by the Bureau de Saigon between 1931-34) to testify correct franking for airmail letters, also a red/black 'Par Avion/Saigon-Marseille/Via Air Orient' etiquette which, on arrival at Marseilles, was struck over with a black crossed bars hand stamp to mark the end of air transport. Franked 66c, correctly RATED for 60c air fee + 6c colonial. A super cover with great routing. Small non invasive lower rh corner nibble, does not detract
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Lot Number: 162

(GB External) Commercial airmail carried on the first flight of the Imperial Airways Africa south bound service AS1, London to Kampala, Uganda bs 9/3, and on to uncommon destination Fort Portal 12/3, plain cover, correctly rated 7d and posted on the first day of the new postage rate combining the air fee and ordinary postage

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Date: 1931, Feb 25
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Commercial airmail carried on the first flight of the Imperial Airways Africa south bound service AS1, London to Kampala, Uganda bs 9/3, and on to uncommon destination Fort Portal 12/3, plain cover, correctly rated 7d and posted on the first day of the new postage rate combining the air fee and ordinary postage
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Lot Number: 274

(Germany) Germany to Paraguay, Aeropostale cover pre-printed in Germany (this one with C.G.A. printed in red) postmarked Hamburg December 1st, 1931 with transit b/s Strasbourg December 2nd and Marseille December 3 with Paraguay arrival b/s December 19th (town illegible but addressed to Concepcion).

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Date: 1931, Dec 1
Est. price: £13.00
Category: Germany

Description: Germany to Paraguay, Aeropostale cover pre-printed in Germany (this one with C.G.A. printed in red) postmarked Hamburg December 1st, 1931 with transit b/s Strasbourg December 2nd and Marseille December 3 with Paraguay arrival b/s December 19th (town illegible but addressed to Concepcion).
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Lot Number: 284

(Greece) Imperial Airways, F/F Athens to Aswan, bs 6/3, also 7/3 arrival cds on front, carried on the inaugural Croydon/Mwanza service, plain cover franked 4l canc Athens cds, and 3l tied by official winged 'Athens-Aswan'  flight inauguration cachet. Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 4
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Greece

Description: Imperial Airways, F/F Athens to Aswan, bs 6/3, also 7/3 arrival cds on front, carried on the inaugural Croydon/Mwanza service, plain cover franked 4l canc Athens cds, and 3l tied by official winged 'Athens-Aswan' flight inauguration cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 295

(India) HADLEY & PRATT AMERICAN WORLDS FLIGHT; Calcutta to Rangoon, 3/4/31 arrival cds on front,  cover with cachet indicating flight by Ross Hadley & John Pratt (USA) and with ?Held up till 1st April,/Owing to unforeseen circumstances.? cachet on front and ?John E.Pratt? signature below, see scan.  Scarce.

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Date: 1931, Apr 1
Est. price: £275.00
Category: India

Description: HADLEY & PRATT AMERICAN WORLDS FLIGHT; Calcutta to Rangoon, 3/4/31 arrival cds on front, cover with cachet indicating flight by Ross Hadley & John Pratt (USA) and with ?Held up till 1st April,/Owing to unforeseen circumstances.? cachet on front and ?John E.Pratt? signature below, see scan. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 320

(Kenya) F/F, Kisumu to London, no arrival ds, flown on first return Engand-East Africa service, official yellow/blue 'Rising Sun' cover, franked 60c, Imperial Airways. Exceptionally fine.

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Date: 1931, Mar 10
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Kenya

Description: F/F, Kisumu to London, no arrival ds, flown on first return Engand-East Africa service, official yellow/blue 'Rising Sun' cover, franked 60c, Imperial Airways. Exceptionally fine.
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Lot Number: 321

(Kenya) Interrupted first northbound flight, Kisumu to Butiaba, bs 18/3, via Kampala 11/3, carried on return of inaugural London to East Africa service, plain cover franked 30c with attractive red/blue/black IAW 'Fly Europe,Africa, India & The East' vignette on the front, and an Imperial Airways/Airways House circular cachet verso. The 'City of Kampala' was delayed, so the stop at Butiaba was cancelled and mail was returned to Kampala, bs 11/3. It eventually reached Butiaba on the second northbound flight.

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Date: 1931, Mar 10
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Interrupted first northbound flight, Kisumu to Butiaba, bs 18/3, via Kampala 11/3, carried on return of inaugural London to East Africa service, plain cover franked 30c with attractive red/blue/black IAW 'Fly Europe,Africa, India & The East' vignette on the front, and an Imperial Airways/Airways House circular cachet verso. The 'City of Kampala' was delayed, so the stop at Butiaba was cancelled and mail was returned to Kampala, bs 11/3. It eventually reached Butiaba on the second northbound flight.
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Lot Number: 322

(Kenya) F/F Nairobi to Kisumu, bs 8/7, Tunstall cover franked 35c, violet "Local Air Fee Paid" hs and ms "By First  Flight Nairobi-Kisumu", Wilson AW/Imperial AW.

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Date: 1931, Jul 8
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Kenya

Description: F/F Nairobi to Kisumu, bs 8/7, Tunstall cover franked 35c, violet "Local Air Fee Paid" hs and ms "By First Flight Nairobi-Kisumu", Wilson AW/Imperial AW.
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Lot Number: 323

(Kenya) F/F First acceptance of mail f rom Nairobi to Dar es Salaam, bs 23/10, mail train to Mombasa then Tanganyika Government Feeder Service to Dar es Salaam, Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds. Small mail.

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Date: 1931, Oct 21
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Kenya

Description: F/F First acceptance of mail f rom Nairobi to Dar es Salaam, bs 23/10, mail train to Mombasa then Tanganyika Government Feeder Service to Dar es Salaam, Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds. Small mail.
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Lot Number: 324

(Kenya) Nairobi to Tanga, 23/10, carried on first airmail link between GB and Tanganyika via Imperial Airways, GB to Kisumu, mail train to Mombasa, and Tanganyika Government Service from Mombasa to Tanga. Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds, ms 'By First Flight/Kisumu-Tanga. Small mail. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Oct 22
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Nairobi to Tanga, 23/10, carried on first airmail link between GB and Tanganyika via Imperial Airways, GB to Kisumu, mail train to Mombasa, and Tanganyika Government Service from Mombasa to Tanga. Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds, ms 'By First Flight/Kisumu-Tanga. Small mail. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 325

(Kenya) First acceptance of mail from Kisumu  for Tanga, bs 1/11, via Nairobi 31/10, registered airmail cover  franked Kenya 80c canc KIsumu cds, typed 'First  Air Mail/From Kisumu-Nairobi/Per Wilson Airways/From Mombasa-Tanga/Per Tanganyika Government Aeroplane', Wilson Airways to Nairobi, train to Mombasa, Tanganyika Government Aeroplane to Tanga. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Oct 31
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Kenya

Description: First acceptance of mail from Kisumu for Tanga, bs 1/11, via Nairobi 31/10, registered airmail cover franked Kenya 80c canc KIsumu cds, typed 'First Air Mail/From Kisumu-Nairobi/Per Wilson Airways/From Mombasa-Tanga/Per Tanganyika Government Aeroplane', Wilson Airways to Nairobi, train to Mombasa, Tanganyika Government Aeroplane to Tanga. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 344

(New Zealand) Christmas Airmail by ANA Sydney-London flight, Wellington to London, no arrival ds, franked 1931 Airs set and 2d, 1d ordinary, large red boxed 'New Zealand-Australia-London' light cachet verso, ms 'Sydney-London', black/ GREY green blue etiquette rated very scarce by Mair. Delayed by crash at Alor Star, arrived London 16/12.

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Date: 1931, Nov 11
Est. price: £50.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Christmas Airmail by ANA Sydney-London flight, Wellington to London, no arrival ds, franked 1931 Airs set and 2d, 1d ordinary, large red boxed 'New Zealand-Australia-London' light cachet verso, ms 'Sydney-London', black/ GREY green blue etiquette rated very scarce by Mair. Delayed by crash at Alor Star, arrived London 16/12.
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Lot Number: 345

(New Zealand) NZ Air League, First New Zealand Official Christmas Air Mail, Christchurch to Omaru, bs 24/12, franked 5d/3d air stamp, airmail etiquette cover.

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Date: 1931, Dec 24
Est. price: £12.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: NZ Air League, First New Zealand Official Christmas Air Mail, Christchurch to Omaru, bs 24/12, franked 5d/3d air stamp, airmail etiquette cover.
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Lot Number: 380

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Commercial airmail, Kenya To South Africa. NAIROBI TO CAPE TOWN by Imperial Airways Africa Southbound special Christmas service to South Africa #41  which left Nairobi 17 December and arrived Cape Town b/s 22/12 via Johannesburg b/s 21/12. RATED 55c. This service was extended experimentally to Cape Town in order to position and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of the regular service, which commenced in January 1932

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Date: 1931, Dec 16
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Commercial airmail, Kenya To South Africa. NAIROBI TO CAPE TOWN by Imperial Airways Africa Southbound special Christmas service to South Africa #41 which left Nairobi 17 December and arrived Cape Town b/s 22/12 via Johannesburg b/s 21/12. RATED 55c. This service was extended experimentally to Cape Town in order to position and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of the regular service, which commenced in January 1932
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Lot Number: 381

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Egypt to Sudan, ALEXANDRIA TO KHARTOUM, Imperial Airways African service AS95, departed Alexandria 24/12 on Sylvanus flying boat , arriving Khartoum bs 26/12 on C.Swanage flying boat. Airmail etiquette cover RATED 20mils.

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Date: 1931, Dec 23
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Egypt to Sudan, ALEXANDRIA TO KHARTOUM, Imperial Airways African service AS95, departed Alexandria 24/12 on Sylvanus flying boat , arriving Khartoum bs 26/12 on C.Swanage flying boat. Airmail etiquette cover RATED 20mils.
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Lot Number: 465

(South West Africa) SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Grootfontain to Omaruru, bs 1/8, reg (label) cover franked 10d and 2d, black circular 'Lugpos/Grootfontein/Air Mail' cachet.

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Date: 1931, Aug 1
Est. price: £18.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Grootfontain to Omaruru, bs 1/8, reg (label) cover franked 10d and 2d, black circular 'Lugpos/Grootfontein/Air Mail' cachet.
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Lot Number: 466

(South West Africa) SWA to USA, carried on SWWA Airways first provisional internal (Southern) service, Windhoek to Keetmanshoop, bs 12/8, then on to California, bs 12/9 via New York 8/9, airmail etiquette cover, franked 15d , canc Windhoek cds and small metal die Lugpos/Air Mail. Good routing.

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Date: 1931, Aug 5
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA to USA, carried on SWWA Airways first provisional internal (Southern) service, Windhoek to Keetmanshoop, bs 12/8, then on to California, bs 12/9 via New York 8/9, airmail etiquette cover, franked 15d , canc Windhoek cds and small metal die Lugpos/Air Mail. Good routing.
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Lot Number: 467

(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: £18.00
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: 468

(South West Africa) South West Africa provisional internal air service/ F/F coastal service from Windhoek to Walvis Bay, bs 11/8,  South West African Airways (Pty) Ltd company cover, franked SWA 1d & 10d air.
Carried to Dessau, Germany bs 1/9 by sea ms 'Per S.S. Waug....'.The cover is addressed to Junkers Flugzeugwerk, Dessau, Germany who tendered successfully to deliver this service. SWA Airways was formed by the the Junkers company and the Junkers A50 machines sent to operate this service. Nice item.

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Date: 1931, Aug 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: South West Africa provisional internal air service/ F/F coastal service from Windhoek to Walvis Bay, bs 11/8, South West African Airways (Pty) Ltd company cover, franked SWA 1d & 10d air. Carried to Dessau, Germany bs 1/9 by sea ms 'Per S.S. Waug....'.The cover is addressed to Junkers Flugzeugwerk, Dessau, Germany who tendered successfully to deliver this service. SWA Airways was formed by the the Junkers company and the Junkers A50 machines sent to operate this service. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 469

(South West Africa) SWAA F/F, Marienthal to Uppington, bs 20/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc violet 'Lugpos/Marienthal/Air Mail' cachet, black/orange airmails etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £15.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA F/F, Marienthal to Uppington, bs 20/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc violet 'Lugpos/Marienthal/Air Mail' cachet, black/orange airmails etiquette.
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Lot Number: 476

(Southern Rhodesia) Imperial Airways experimental flight, Bulawayo to Johannesburg, bs 21/12, violet straight line "Experimental Flight" hs, orange, blue/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 5d, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £16.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Imperial Airways experimental flight, Bulawayo to Johannesburg, bs 21/12, violet straight line "Experimental Flight" hs, orange, blue/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 5d, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 484

(Sudan) Cover flown  WadI Halfa to Mwanza 16/3, on F/F Croydon/Mwanza, b/s, official map cover franked 2P 10ml,  'First Flight/Halfa to Mwanza' biplane cachet, Imperial Airways,

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Date: 1931, Mar 12
Est. price: £16.00
Category: Sudan

Description: Cover flown WadI Halfa to Mwanza 16/3, on F/F Croydon/Mwanza, b/s, official map cover franked 2P 10ml, 'First Flight/Halfa to Mwanza' biplane cachet, Imperial Airways,
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Lot Number: 492

(Tanganyika) Tanganyika Government Feeder Service, Dar es Salaam to Mombasa via Tanga and Zanzibar, F/F Dar es Salaam to Tanga, bs 21/10, registered (label) Cota cover addressed to HQ, Kings African Rifles, franked 65c, nice strike oval blue 'Tanganyika Territory/Feeder Service' hs, typed endorsement "First Air Mail/ Dar es Salaam-Zanzibar-Tanga-Mombassa/By Tanganyika Government Aeroplane", blue green/black 'Par Avion/Tanganyika Territory' etiquette. Small mail.

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Date: 1931, Oct 21
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Tanganyika Government Feeder Service, Dar es Salaam to Mombasa via Tanga and Zanzibar, F/F Dar es Salaam to Tanga, bs 21/10, registered (label) Cota cover addressed to HQ, Kings African Rifles, franked 65c, nice strike oval blue 'Tanganyika Territory/Feeder Service' hs, typed endorsement "First Air Mail/ Dar es Salaam-Zanzibar-Tanga-Mombassa/By Tanganyika Government Aeroplane", blue green/black 'Par Avion/Tanganyika Territory' etiquette. Small mail.
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Lot Number: 493

(Tanganyika) Moshi to Nairobi, bs 12/11, via Tanga 9/10, registered (label) airmail cover correctly franked 65c (35c postage air fee + 30c registration), green/black 'Par Avion/Tanganyika Territory etiquette, violet oval 'Tanganyika Government/Feeder Service' hs. Carried by rail to Tanga to catch air service to Mombasa, then train to Nairobi. A nice non philatelic item with great routing. You can track it in Wingent's Africa book.

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Date: 1931, Nov 5
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Moshi to Nairobi, bs 12/11, via Tanga 9/10, registered (label) airmail cover correctly franked 65c (35c postage air fee + 30c registration), green/black 'Par Avion/Tanganyika Territory etiquette, violet oval 'Tanganyika Government/Feeder Service' hs. Carried by rail to Tanga to catch air service to Mombasa, then train to Nairobi. A nice non philatelic item with great routing. You can track it in Wingent's Africa book.
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Lot Number: 494

(Tanganyika) Scarce triple rate Tanga to Mombasa, legal cover, 21x10cm, embossed A&N Clark, Avocate, carried on the 4th flight of the Tanganyika Government's air mail service, triple franked 1S 05 (3x35c), green/black 'Par Avion/Tanganyika Territory etiquette, violet oval 'Tanganyika Government/Feeder Service' hs.

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Date: 1931, Nov 10
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Scarce triple rate Tanga to Mombasa, legal cover, 21x10cm, embossed A&N Clark, Avocate, carried on the 4th flight of the Tanganyika Government's air mail service, triple franked 1S 05 (3x35c), green/black 'Par Avion/Tanganyika Territory etiquette, violet oval 'Tanganyika Government/Feeder Service' hs.
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Lot Number: 497

(Trinidad) Completing the Lindberg Circle, F/F FAM 5, Port of Spain to La Guaira, Venezuela, 13/2 arrival ds on front, airmail cover franked 1/1d, Pan Am.

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Date: 1931, Feb 10
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Trinidad

Description: Completing the Lindberg Circle, F/F FAM 5, Port of Spain to La Guaira, Venezuela, 13/2 arrival ds on front, airmail cover franked 1/1d, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 499

(Uganda) Cover flown, Kampala to Cape Town 21/12, on First Christmas Flight, via Johannesburg 21/12, b/s, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways

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Date: 1931, Dec 14
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Uganda

Description: Cover flown, Kampala to Cape Town 21/12, on First Christmas Flight, via Johannesburg 21/12, b/s, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 502

(United States) Post and Gatty Round the World flight in "Winnie Mae", cancelled Mineola, New York, June 21, Berlin Jun 24,  and Mineola Jul 1 return arrival ds, all cancellations are on the front of the cover, also two magenta Russian hand stamped seals. Signed by Post and Gatty. Also three photos of plane & flyers. A superb lot in pristine condition.

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Date: 1931, Jun 21
Est. price: £350.00
Category: United States

Description: Post and Gatty Round the World flight in "Winnie Mae", cancelled Mineola, New York, June 21, Berlin Jun 24, and Mineola Jul 1 return arrival ds, all cancellations are on the front of the cover, also two magenta Russian hand stamped seals. Signed by Post and Gatty. Also three photos of plane & flyers. A superb lot in pristine condition.
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Lot Number: 503

(United States) Non-Stop Flight New York - Istanbul, Boardman and Polando,  American Legion card postmarked Boston, Sep 8, and backstamped Istanbul, Jul 30, 1931, signed by Russell Boardman front and verso.
See AmAMC T/O1145a.

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Date: 1931, Jul 28
Est. price: £150.00
Category: United States

Description: Non-Stop Flight New York - Istanbul, Boardman and Polando, American Legion card postmarked Boston, Sep 8, and backstamped Istanbul, Jul 30, 1931, signed by Russell Boardman front and verso. See AmAMC T/O1145a.
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