Lot Number: 31

(Basutoland) Basutoland to Singapore, bs 19/12, carried on the first flight of the imperial Airways extension from Rangoon to Singapore via Cairo, Wyndham registered (hs) cover franked FDI of the 1933 KGV 1d,3d,6d,1/-, canc Maseru/1 DEC/33 cds returned to Cape Town 'House of Parliament/23 MAR 34' cds verso.  Also original certificate of posting.  A superb item in fine condition.A superb item in fine condition.

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Date: 1933, Dec 1
Est. price: £225.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Basutoland to Singapore, bs 19/12, carried on the first flight of the imperial Airways extension from Rangoon to Singapore via Cairo, Wyndham registered (hs) cover franked FDI of the 1933 KGV 1d,3d,6d,1/-, canc Maseru/1 DEC/33 cds returned to Cape Town 'House of Parliament/23 MAR 34' cds verso. Also original certificate of posting. A superb item in fine condition.A superb item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 91

(French Indochina) Indo-China to Switzerland, SAIGON TO RORSCHACH by the weekly Air Orient service leaving 19/2 arriving Marseille 27/2, delivered 28/2 (b/s). Registered (label) blue/grey 'Via Air Orient cover, black framed 'Saigon-Marseille' directional hs affixed by Le Bureau Central de Saigon. Franked 60c for 15c UPU, 15c registration and 30c air fee.

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Date: 1933, Feb 18
Est. price: £40.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Indo-China to Switzerland, SAIGON TO RORSCHACH by the weekly Air Orient service leaving 19/2 arriving Marseille 27/2, delivered 28/2 (b/s). Registered (label) blue/grey 'Via Air Orient cover, black framed 'Saigon-Marseille' directional hs affixed by Le Bureau Central de Saigon. Franked 60c for 15c UPU, 15c registration and 30c air fee.
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Lot Number: 102

(GB External) LONDON to KHARTOUM, carried on the first ACCELERATION of  LONDON-CAPE TOWN SERVICE, reduced from 11 to 10 days when Cairo-Khartoum leg flown in one day. Imprinted etiquette cover correctly rated 5d, canc London/Air Mail/26 Apr 33 cds, bs Khartoum 30/4, typed "First Flight, Accelerated Service". Carried on IAW frica southbound service AS 113 from Paris to Brindisi by rail, to Alexandria by Sylvanus, and to Khartoum by Hadrian. Scarce item, not listed by Morton, 2005. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1933, Apr 26
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON to KHARTOUM, carried on the first ACCELERATION of LONDON-CAPE TOWN SERVICE, reduced from 11 to 10 days when Cairo-Khartoum leg flown in one day. Imprinted etiquette cover correctly rated 5d, canc London/Air Mail/26 Apr 33 cds, bs Khartoum 30/4, typed "First Flight, Accelerated Service". Carried on IAW frica southbound service AS 113 from Paris to Brindisi by rail, to Alexandria by Sylvanus, and to Khartoum by Hadrian. Scarce item, not listed by Morton, 2005. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 103

(GB External) London to Port Louis, MAURITIUS, bs 14/7, carried by Imperial Airways AFRICA southbound service AS 117  which left Croydon on 24 May on ''Heracles' arriving  Athens 27 may on Sylvanus', leaving  Aswan 28/5 on Hadrian, and Nairobi 30/5 on to Cape Town on Amalthea arriving 27/5where it was transferred to SS Tasman was a Dutch steamship  for Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij (KPM) which served the Java?South Africa route, departing Durban 6/6 and arriving Mauritius 14/6.Plain cover typed 'Via London and Cape' correctly rated 1/- per 1/2oz (Proud p356). Early flights from GB to Mauritius are scarce. This may not be the very first, but it is the earliest we have seen in the last 20 years.

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Date: 1933, May 23
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Port Louis, MAURITIUS, bs 14/7, carried by Imperial Airways AFRICA southbound service AS 117 which left Croydon on 24 May on ''Heracles' arriving Athens 27 may on Sylvanus', leaving Aswan 28/5 on Hadrian, and Nairobi 30/5 on to Cape Town on Amalthea arriving 27/5where it was transferred to SS Tasman was a Dutch steamship for Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij (KPM) which served the Java?South Africa route, departing Durban 6/6 and arriving Mauritius 14/6.Plain cover typed 'Via London and Cape' correctly rated 1/- per 1/2oz (Proud p356). Early flights from GB to Mauritius are scarce. This may not be the very first, but it is the earliest we have seen in the last 20 years.
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Lot Number: 104

(GB External) F/F London to Rangoon, bs 1/10, official blue/yellow souvenir cover, franked 1/- embossed postal stationary cut out, Imperial Airways/Indian Trans-Continental Airways. Rare item, only 4 recorded franked with 1/- postal stationary.

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Date: 1933, Sep 23
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Rangoon, bs 1/10, official blue/yellow souvenir cover, franked 1/- embossed postal stationary cut out, Imperial Airways/Indian Trans-Continental Airways. Rare item, only 4 recorded franked with 1/- postal stationary.
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Lot Number: 136

(GB Internal) Great Western Railway, first airway letter, Plymouth to Cardiff, franked 1 1/2d, canc 'Cardiff/ 1.15pm/12 Apr/1933' cds with slogan "The Telephone Saves Time/Money" (Redgrove 's type A7, see p11), purple double line oval cachet "Parcels Department/GWR Plymouth (North Road)/12 April 1933" applied at Plymouth only.  At  Plymouth 3d copies of the prepaid newspaper parcel label were not available (Redgrove P10).

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Date: 1933, Apr 12
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Great Western Railway, first airway letter, Plymouth to Cardiff, franked 1 1/2d, canc 'Cardiff/ 1.15pm/12 Apr/1933' cds with slogan "The Telephone Saves Time/Money" (Redgrove 's type A7, see p11), purple double line oval cachet "Parcels Department/GWR Plymouth (North Road)/12 April 1933" applied at Plymouth only. At Plymouth 3d copies of the prepaid newspaper parcel label were not available (Redgrove P10).
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Lot Number: 137

(GB Internal) GWR Unofficial Airmail, Cardiff -Teignmouth, black/green prepaid newspaper parcel stamp cancelled purple double line square cachet "Cardiff General, GWR 12 Apr 1933", POA Teignmouth 12.15pm/12 Apr/1933 cds. Redgrove's type A2, see p10, Great Western Air Service.

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Date: 1933, Apr 12
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: GWR Unofficial Airmail, Cardiff -Teignmouth, black/green prepaid newspaper parcel stamp cancelled purple double line square cachet "Cardiff General, GWR 12 Apr 1933", POA Teignmouth 12.15pm/12 Apr/1933 cds. Redgrove's type A2, see p10, Great Western Air Service.
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Lot Number: 138

(GB Internal) GWR Unofficial Airmail, Newport to Plymouth, black/green prepaid newspaper parcel stamp cancelled purple double line oval cachet "Parcels Department/Newport High Street, GW/12 April 1933", POA Torquay 12.30pm/12 Apr/1933 cds. Redgrave's type A4, see p10, Great Western Air Service.

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Date: 1933, Apr 12
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: GWR Unofficial Airmail, Newport to Plymouth, black/green prepaid newspaper parcel stamp cancelled purple double line oval cachet "Parcels Department/Newport High Street, GW/12 April 1933", POA Torquay 12.30pm/12 Apr/1933 cds. Redgrave's type A4, see p10, Great Western Air Service.
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Lot Number: 139

(GB Internal) GWR Unofficial Airmail, Newport to Teignmouth, black/green prepaid newspaper parcel stamp cancelled purple double line oval cachet "Parcels Department/Newport High Street, GW/12 April 1933", POA Teignmouth 12.30pm/12 Apr/1933 cds . Redgrave's type A5, see p10, Great Western Air Service.

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Date: 1933, Apr 13
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: GWR Unofficial Airmail, Newport to Teignmouth, black/green prepaid newspaper parcel stamp cancelled purple double line oval cachet "Parcels Department/Newport High Street, GW/12 April 1933", POA Teignmouth 12.30pm/12 Apr/1933 cds . Redgrave's type A5, see p10, Great Western Air Service.
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Lot Number: 172

(Greece) Athens to Fort Worth, Texas, via Patras 15/2 where it completed the Aero Espresso Italiana air stage of its journey, signified by a superb red framed Jusqu'a 'Par Avion/JUSQU'A (ms) Patras', a major Greek port from which the cover would have been put on a vessel destined for the US. An interesting cover elegantly presented on album leaf. Image. Image.

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Date: 1933, Feb 13
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Greece

Description: Athens to Fort Worth, Texas, via Patras 15/2 where it completed the Aero Espresso Italiana air stage of its journey, signified by a superb red framed Jusqu'a 'Par Avion/JUSQU'A (ms) Patras', a major Greek port from which the cover would have been put on a vessel destined for the US. An interesting cover elegantly presented on album leaf. Image. Image.
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Lot Number: 173

(Greece) Athens to New York, carried on the Aero Espresso Italiana service to Brindisi 3/6 where it would have completed the air stage of its journey, signified by a red framed Jusqu'a 'Par Avion/JUSQU'A (ms) Brindisi', then likely surface to the North America sorting office in Turin, then on to Genoa for dispatch by ship to New York, printed cover, 'imprime' hs, franked the printed matter rate of 1dr60l surface and 3dr air surcharge. Interesting cover elegantly presented on album leaf. Image.

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Date: 1933, Jun 2
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Greece

Description: Athens to New York, carried on the Aero Espresso Italiana service to Brindisi 3/6 where it would have completed the air stage of its journey, signified by a red framed Jusqu'a 'Par Avion/JUSQU'A (ms) Brindisi', then likely surface to the North America sorting office in Turin, then on to Genoa for dispatch by ship to New York, printed cover, 'imprime' hs, franked the printed matter rate of 1dr60l surface and 3dr air surcharge. Interesting cover elegantly presented on album leaf. Image.
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Lot Number: 174

(Greece) Athens to New York, flown as far as Brindisi, Brindisi Posta Aerea 3/6 transit cds, plain cover franked 3D 'Acropo;is' air and 2x 80l, red framed 'Par Aviion/Jusqu'a (ms) Brindisi' hand stamp. Image.

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Date: 1933, Jun 2
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Greece

Description: Athens to New York, flown as far as Brindisi, Brindisi Posta Aerea 3/6 transit cds, plain cover franked 3D 'Acropo;is' air and 2x 80l, red framed 'Par Aviion/Jusqu'a (ms) Brindisi' hand stamp. Image.
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Lot Number: 175

(Greece) Athens to England via Patras 15/10 transit cds verso, and Brindisi, plain cover franked 2dr surface + AEI 3dr air surcharge printed paper rate, superb strike red framed 'Par Avion/JUSQU'A (ms) Patras' Jusqua hs, ms 'Printed'. Ex BB Joffe collection.

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Date: 1933, Nov 15
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Greece

Description: Athens to England via Patras 15/10 transit cds verso, and Brindisi, plain cover franked 2dr surface + AEI 3dr air surcharge printed paper rate, superb strike red framed 'Par Avion/JUSQU'A (ms) Patras' Jusqua hs, ms 'Printed'. Ex BB Joffe collection.
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Lot Number: 180

(India) F/F India Transcontinental Airways, Calcutta to New Delhi, bs 11/7, airmail etiquette cover franked 3a 3p, black framed 'Calcutta-Karachi/11 Jul.33/First Airmail' cachet . Only 4 flown, Newall33.13Ae3

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Date: 1933, Jul 8
Est. price: £65.00
Category: India

Description: F/F India Transcontinental Airways, Calcutta to New Delhi, bs 11/7, airmail etiquette cover franked 3a 3p, black framed 'Calcutta-Karachi/11 Jul.33/First Airmail' cachet . Only 4 flown, Newall33.13Ae3
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Lot Number: 181

(India) F/F Calcutta to London flown IW 223, the first westbound service after extension of route from Karachi to Calcutta (see Wingent), black boxed Calcutta-Karachi cachet (verso), official three colour souvenir map cover,  India Trans-Continental Airways/Imperial Airways, closed non invasie rh edge tear, see scan.non small mail.

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Date: 1933, Jul 10
Est. price: £25.00
Category: India

Description: F/F Calcutta to London flown IW 223, the first westbound service after extension of route from Karachi to Calcutta (see Wingent), black boxed Calcutta-Karachi cachet (verso), official three colour souvenir map cover, India Trans-Continental Airways/Imperial Airways, closed non invasie rh edge tear, see scan.non small mail.
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Lot Number: 182

(India) Imperial Airways, Karachi Airport, a letter written on red on cream headed company notepaper, signed by the Managing Manager and dated 11 July, 1933, sent on the first regular Calcutta-London service as a souvenir of its inauguration. Fine condition, see image.

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Date: 1933, Jul 11
Est. price: £35.00
Category: India

Description: Imperial Airways, Karachi Airport, a letter written on red on cream headed company notepaper, signed by the Managing Manager and dated 11 July, 1933, sent on the first regular Calcutta-London service as a souvenir of its inauguration. Fine condition, see image.
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Lot Number: 193

(Interruptions and Accidents) BANKIPORE TO LONDON, 1800km by surface to Karachi then by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS flight IW204 by Helena to Athens, Satyrus to Brindisi, rail to Paris, then Heracles to London, registered (label) bank cover franked 10 1/2 annas and intact wax seal verso. Flying from Egypt Satyrus ran out of petrol an had to make a force landing on the sea at Cape Sunion. A launch wa sent out from the air force base at Phaleron and the seaplane and eight passengers towed back to base where it was refuelled and continued on its way with minimum delay. See Wingent, p94

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Date: 1933, Apr 25
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: BANKIPORE TO LONDON, 1800km by surface to Karachi then by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS flight IW204 by Helena to Athens, Satyrus to Brindisi, rail to Paris, then Heracles to London, registered (label) bank cover franked 10 1/2 annas and intact wax seal verso. Flying from Egypt Satyrus ran out of petrol an had to make a force landing on the sea at Cape Sunion. A launch wa sent out from the air force base at Phaleron and the seaplane and eight passengers towed back to base where it was refuelled and continued on its way with minimum delay. See Wingent, p94
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Lot Number: 199

(Kenya) Kenya to Germany, MOMBASA TO HAMBURG, carried by WILSON AIRWAYS to Nairobi bs 22/4, then transferred to MPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN service AN 111 which left  Nairobi 22/4 on 'C.Baghdad', arriving Cairo 26/4 on 'Hadrian' ,and Brindisi  bs 28/4 on 'Satyrus' where carriage by air was terminated and airmail etiquette cancelled by fine Brindisi black cross Jusqu'a and on to Hamburg by rail'. Corner cover, black single line 'Local Air Fee Paid' hand stamp for carriage by Wilson AW, FRANKED 95c (75c. per ½ oz. air fee to Europe + 20c. per ½ oz. feeder service air fee.).1

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Date: 1933, Apr 22
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Kenya to Germany, MOMBASA TO HAMBURG, carried by WILSON AIRWAYS to Nairobi bs 22/4, then transferred to MPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN service AN 111 which left Nairobi 22/4 on 'C.Baghdad', arriving Cairo 26/4 on 'Hadrian' ,and Brindisi bs 28/4 on 'Satyrus' where carriage by air was terminated and airmail etiquette cancelled by fine Brindisi black cross Jusqu'a and on to Hamburg by rail'. Corner cover, black single line 'Local Air Fee Paid' hand stamp for carriage by Wilson AW, FRANKED 95c (75c. per ½ oz. air fee to Europe + 20c. per ½ oz. feeder service air fee.).1
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Lot Number: 202

(Mauritius) MAURITIUS TO LONDON, 8/8 Birmingham arrival ds tying GB 1/2d,  departing Mauritius 6/6 and arriving Durban 14/ on...SS Tasman was a Dutch steamship  for Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij (KPM) which served the Java?South Africa route, Transferred to Imperial Airways AFRICA northbound service AN 125 which left Joburg on 26/7, Juba on 1/8 on Hadrian, Alex on 3/8 on Scipio, arriving Croydon on 5/8 on Helena. Plain cover typed 'Via Cape - London', franked 90c, canc GPO Mauritius cds 6/7. Early flights from GB to Mauritius are scarce. This may not be the very first, but it is the earliest we have seen in the last 20 years. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1933, Jul 6
Est. price: £175.00
Category: Mauritius

Description: MAURITIUS TO LONDON, 8/8 Birmingham arrival ds tying GB 1/2d, departing Mauritius 6/6 and arriving Durban 14/ on...SS Tasman was a Dutch steamship for Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij (KPM) which served the Java?South Africa route, Transferred to Imperial Airways AFRICA northbound service AN 125 which left Joburg on 26/7, Juba on 1/8 on Hadrian, Alex on 3/8 on Scipio, arriving Croydon on 5/8 on Helena. Plain cover typed 'Via Cape - London', franked 90c, canc GPO Mauritius cds 6/7. Early flights from GB to Mauritius are scarce. This may not be the very first, but it is the earliest we have seen in the last 20 years. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 205

(Netherlands East Indies) KLM Postjager interrupted flight Amsterdam-Batavia (Postajgaer/Pelikaan), and return Batavia-Amsterdam (Postjager), bs 11/1/34, red/white blue souvenir Postjager PPC, franked special 30c x2 for outward and return journeys, official red flight cachet, cancelled Gravenhage 8/12,  Mail transferred to Pelikann in Italy on outward journey, and carried by repaired Postjager on return.

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Date: 1933, Dec 06
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: KLM Postjager interrupted flight Amsterdam-Batavia (Postajgaer/Pelikaan), and return Batavia-Amsterdam (Postjager), bs 11/1/34, red/white blue souvenir Postjager PPC, franked special 30c x2 for outward and return journeys, official red flight cachet, cancelled Gravenhage 8/12, Mail transferred to Pelikann in Italy on outward journey, and carried by repaired Postjager on return.
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Lot Number: 206

(Netherlands East Indies) KLM special Pelikaan New Year flight Batavia to Amsterdam, 301/12 arrival ds on front, attractive red/white/blue souvenir card, franked 30c x2 special Pelikaan stamp, canc Pelican/Bandoeng cds, offical red flight cachet..

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Date: 1933, Dec 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: KLM special Pelikaan New Year flight Batavia to Amsterdam, 301/12 arrival ds on front, attractive red/white/blue souvenir card, franked 30c x2 special Pelikaan stamp, canc Pelican/Bandoeng cds, offical red flight cachet..
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Lot Number: 250

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Tanganyika to Austria. MOSHI TO VIENNA, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN96 which left the same day and arrived Brindisi 14 January (b/s 15 January), on C.Delhi to Kisumu 8/1, Horsa to Wadi Halfa 11/1 and flying boat Scipio to Brindisi, then surface to Vienna. Plain cover, 'Par Avion/By Air Mail' hs and black cross Jusqu'a applied at Brindisi and annulling carriage by air, DOUBLE RATED 1.65c (75c x2 air fee + 15c ordinary).

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Date: 1933, Jan 7
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Tanganyika to Austria. MOSHI TO VIENNA, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN96 which left the same day and arrived Brindisi 14 January (b/s 15 January), on C.Delhi to Kisumu 8/1, Horsa to Wadi Halfa 11/1 and flying boat Scipio to Brindisi, then surface to Vienna. Plain cover, 'Par Avion/By Air Mail' hs and black cross Jusqu'a applied at Brindisi and annulling carriage by air, DOUBLE RATED 1.65c (75c x2 air fee + 15c ordinary).
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Lot Number: 251

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) F/F CAIRO-ALEXANDRIA LINK, Kenya to France. MOMBASA to PARIS by Imperial Airways AFRICAN service AN 101 which left  Nairobi 11/2 on 'C.Baghdad', to Cairo and Alexandria on 'C.Glasgow', arriving Brindisi 17/2 on 'Sylvanus'.  Carriage by air was cancelled with  Brindisi black cross Jusqu'a and on by train to Paris. This service was the first in which the Cairo-Alexandria link was flown,  Wingent p38.

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Date: 1933, Feb 10
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: F/F CAIRO-ALEXANDRIA LINK, Kenya to France. MOMBASA to PARIS by Imperial Airways AFRICAN service AN 101 which left Nairobi 11/2 on 'C.Baghdad', to Cairo and Alexandria on 'C.Glasgow', arriving Brindisi 17/2 on 'Sylvanus'. Carriage by air was cancelled with Brindisi black cross Jusqu'a and on by train to Paris. This service was the first in which the Cairo-Alexandria link was flown, Wingent p38.
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Lot Number: 252

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) South West Africa to Italy, WINDHOEK TO MILAN, 8/4, flown by SWAA to Kimberley, then by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN service AN 108 which left  Jo'burg 30/3 arriving Kisumu 2/4 on 'C.Karachi', Cairo 5/4 on 'Horsa', and Brindisi 7/4 on 'Satyrus' where carriage by air was terminated and airmail etiquette cancelled by ms red cross (Jusqu'a). On by rail to Milan bs 8/4. Plain cover, ms 'Per Luftpost', bears attractive multicoloured advertising vignette verso, FRANKED 1/- air rate. Attractive item, ex Proud.

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Date: 1933, Mar 28
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: South West Africa to Italy, WINDHOEK TO MILAN, 8/4, flown by SWAA to Kimberley, then by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN service AN 108 which left Jo'burg 30/3 arriving Kisumu 2/4 on 'C.Karachi', Cairo 5/4 on 'Horsa', and Brindisi 7/4 on 'Satyrus' where carriage by air was terminated and airmail etiquette cancelled by ms red cross (Jusqu'a). On by rail to Milan bs 8/4. Plain cover, ms 'Per Luftpost', bears attractive multicoloured advertising vignette verso, FRANKED 1/- air rate. Attractive item, ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 253

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Tanganyika to Hungary. PORT SAID to BUDAPEST, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service AN 122 which departed Alexandria 12/11, via Athens 13/11 arriving Brindisi 14/11 and on by surface to destination. Plain cover  FRANKED  30mils for 20mils UPU rate plus 9mils air fee to Greece, 1 mils excess m/s ?Jusquא Athens?.

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Date: 1933, Jul 11
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Tanganyika to Hungary. PORT SAID to BUDAPEST, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service AN 122 which departed Alexandria 12/11, via Athens 13/11 arriving Brindisi 14/11 and on by surface to destination. Plain cover FRANKED 30mils for 20mils UPU rate plus 9mils air fee to Greece, 1 mils excess m/s ?Jusquא Athens?.
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Lot Number: 254

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Rare commercial airmail  PALESTINE TO INDIA, JERUSALEM TO RAMNA, by Palestine Railway to Gaza, then by Imperial Airways eastbound service IE 234 which left Gaza 20/9 on Satyrus,  arriving Karachi 22/9 on Hannibal, and on by surface to Ramna 26/9. Plain cover franked 18mls, etiquette cancelled by black framed 'Karachi/Cancelled/22 Sep' hs. On this flight Satyrus made a record flight across the Mediterranean from Greece to Egypt in 4 1/2 hours, see wingent p103.

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Date: 1933, Sep 19
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Rare commercial airmail PALESTINE TO INDIA, JERUSALEM TO RAMNA, by Palestine Railway to Gaza, then by Imperial Airways eastbound service IE 234 which left Gaza 20/9 on Satyrus, arriving Karachi 22/9 on Hannibal, and on by surface to Ramna 26/9. Plain cover franked 18mls, etiquette cancelled by black framed 'Karachi/Cancelled/22 Sep' hs. On this flight Satyrus made a record flight across the Mediterranean from Greece to Egypt in 4 1/2 hours, see wingent p103.
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Lot Number: 260

(Singapore) Imperial Airways/ITCA, F/F Singapore to London, bs 11/1/34, plain cover, franked 43c Straits Settlement stamps canc Singapore cds, correctly rated 8c postage and 35c air fee, canc Singapore 31 De 1933. IW 248, see Wingent  p112.

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Date: 1933, Dec 29
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Imperial Airways/ITCA, F/F Singapore to London, bs 11/1/34, plain cover, franked 43c Straits Settlement stamps canc Singapore cds, correctly rated 8c postage and 35c air fee, canc Singapore 31 De 1933. IW 248, see Wingent p112.
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Lot Number: 261

(Singapore) Scarce F/F Singapore to Rangoon, bs 2/1, airmail etiquette cover franked 15c Straits stamps tied Singapore machine cancel, typed 'Special Flight/to Rangoon', IAW 248, see Wingent p112.

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Date: 1933, Dec 30
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Scarce F/F Singapore to Rangoon, bs 2/1, airmail etiquette cover franked 15c Straits stamps tied Singapore machine cancel, typed 'Special Flight/to Rangoon', IAW 248, see Wingent p112.
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Lot Number: 273

(South Africa) South Africa to Ireland, DOORNFONTEIN TO RATH MAONAS, DUBLIN, 6/2 arrival ds on front, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service AN 99 which departed Cape Town 25/1 on 'Helena' to Alexandria on 'Scipio', arriving Croydon 5/2 on 'Horatius'. Registered 4d PSE with additional 1/-, RATED 1/- for double air fee, and 4d registration. Mail carried by Helena returning from a curtesy visit. It was the first time an HP42 had operated south of Kisumu, ref Wingent p36. Some light crumpling, see scan.

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Date: 1933, Jan 27
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South Africa

Description: South Africa to Ireland, DOORNFONTEIN TO RATH MAONAS, DUBLIN, 6/2 arrival ds on front, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service AN 99 which departed Cape Town 25/1 on 'Helena' to Alexandria on 'Scipio', arriving Croydon 5/2 on 'Horatius'. Registered 4d PSE with additional 1/-, RATED 1/- for double air fee, and 4d registration. Mail carried by Helena returning from a curtesy visit. It was the first time an HP42 had operated south of Kisumu, ref Wingent p36. Some light crumpling, see scan.
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Lot Number: 280

(Sudan) FIRST SERVICE TO FLY THE CAIRO to ALEXANDRIA LINK, Khartoum to England, on the IAW NORTHBOUND service AN 101. Carried over the link by C.Glasgow, by Satyrus to Athens, and to London by Horatius, bs Sunbury 20/2, Registered (label) cover franked 40ml Air Mail opt's, canc oval registered 13 Feb 33 Khartoum ds. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. A great item for the exhibit.

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Date: 1933, Feb 13
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Sudan

Description: FIRST SERVICE TO FLY THE CAIRO to ALEXANDRIA LINK, Khartoum to England, on the IAW NORTHBOUND service AN 101. Carried over the link by C.Glasgow, by Satyrus to Athens, and to London by Horatius, bs Sunbury 20/2, Registered (label) cover franked 40ml Air Mail opt's, canc oval registered 13 Feb 33 Khartoum ds. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. A great item for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 281

(Sudan) OMDURMAN to ATABARA, 30/4 arrival ds on front, first IAW northbound African service (#AN 112) by 'Amalthea' and the first Armstrong Whitworth Atlanta landplane to operate through Juba. 10ml PSE with additional 25ml. Uncommon internal flight. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.

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Date: 1933, Apr 29
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Sudan

Description: OMDURMAN to ATABARA, 30/4 arrival ds on front, first IAW northbound African service (#AN 112) by 'Amalthea' and the first Armstrong Whitworth Atlanta landplane to operate through Juba. 10ml PSE with additional 25ml. Uncommon internal flight. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.
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Lot Number: 284

(Tanganyika) Tanganyika to South Africa, DAR ES SALAAM to CAPE TOWN,  400km by road/rail to Dodoma 24/5 transit cds where transferred to Imperial Airways AFRICAN service AS 116 (Artemis) arriving Capetown 27 May (b/s). Union Castle Line cover with red/white/blue embossed logo FRANKED 55c for rate introduced 1.3.1932. Neat, attractive item.

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Date: 1933, May 24
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Tanganyika to South Africa, DAR ES SALAAM to CAPE TOWN, 400km by road/rail to Dodoma 24/5 transit cds where transferred to Imperial Airways AFRICAN service AS 116 (Artemis) arriving Capetown 27 May (b/s). Union Castle Line cover with red/white/blue embossed logo FRANKED 55c for rate introduced 1.3.1932. Neat, attractive item.
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Lot Number: 285

(Tanganyika) Tanganyika to Germany, BUKOBA to HANNOVER,  by Imperial Airways' AFRICAN service AN116 which left Entebbe 28/5 on 'Horsa' , Alexandria 1/6 on 'Sylvanus', arriving Brindisi 2/6 cds, transferred to  DLH Athens-Berlin service. Plain cover, airmail etiquette cancelled by black 'Annullato' hs applied at Brindisi,  FRANKED 75cts.

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Date: 1933, May 26
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Tanganyika to Germany, BUKOBA to HANNOVER, by Imperial Airways' AFRICAN service AN116 which left Entebbe 28/5 on 'Horsa' , Alexandria 1/6 on 'Sylvanus', arriving Brindisi 2/6 cds, transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service. Plain cover, airmail etiquette cancelled by black 'Annullato' hs applied at Brindisi, FRANKED 75cts.
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