Lot Number: 7

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), green/brown "Passes Over Coconut Grove,Fla", canc Miami, FL, Ed Hacker card, 81 made.

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Date: 1934, May 5
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Airship

Description: USS Macon (ZR5), green/brown "Passes Over Coconut Grove,Fla", canc Miami, FL, Ed Hacker card, 81 made.
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Lot Number: 8

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), blue frame "US Macon/Manoeuvres in Caribbean Sea/Fleet Problem XV" cachet, magenta USSS Dahlgreen canc, M Sussman with Hax Cuts, 30 made.

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Date: 1934, May 6
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Airship

Description: USS Macon (ZR5), blue frame "US Macon/Manoeuvres in Caribbean Sea/Fleet Problem XV" cachet, magenta USSS Dahlgreen canc, M Sussman with Hax Cuts, 30 made.
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Lot Number: 41

(Australia) Aircrafts Pty Ltd, F/F Brisbane to Cracow, bs 3/2, plain cover franked 5d, typed "By First Flight/Brisbane to Cracow".

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Date: 1934, Feb 3
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Australia

Description: Aircrafts Pty Ltd, F/F Brisbane to Cracow, bs 3/2, plain cover franked 5d, typed "By First Flight/Brisbane to Cracow".
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Lot Number: 42

(Australia) MacRobertson-Miller Aviation Co, F/F Adelaide to Port Pirie, bs 23/2, scarce cover addressed to Officer in Charge, Local Police Station, franked 6d canc Pirie cds. Likely as few as 20 flown. Few small tine spots, see scan.

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Date: 1934, Feb 23
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Australia

Description: MacRobertson-Miller Aviation Co, F/F Adelaide to Port Pirie, bs 23/2, scarce cover addressed to Officer in Charge, Local Police Station, franked 6d canc Pirie cds. Likely as few as 20 flown. Few small tine spots, see scan.
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Lot Number: 43

(Australia) F/F Mundubbera to Brisbane, bs 3/6, plain cover franked 5d inc 2d 'OS' perfin, white/pale blue 'Noth Queensland' air mail label (scarce on cover), Aircrafts Pty. Ltd

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Date: 1934, Jun 2
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Mundubbera to Brisbane, bs 3/6, plain cover franked 5d inc 2d 'OS' perfin, white/pale blue 'Noth Queensland' air mail label (scarce on cover), Aircrafts Pty. Ltd
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Lot Number: 44

(Australia) Brisbane to Rockhampton, bs 25/7, scarce cover flown on intermediate leg of PNG-Australia 'Faith in Australia' flight, official cover franked 8d canc Brisbane cds, printed 'First Official Air Mail/Australia to Papua and New Guinea', violet 'Australia/Papua and New Guinea' flight cachet' and typed "First Official Air Mail Papua & New Guinea to Australia/per Faith in Australia- CTP Ulm Commander". Ironed vertical crease.

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Date: 1934, Jul 20
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Australia

Description: Brisbane to Rockhampton, bs 25/7, scarce cover flown on intermediate leg of PNG-Australia 'Faith in Australia' flight, official cover franked 8d canc Brisbane cds, printed 'First Official Air Mail/Australia to Papua and New Guinea', violet 'Australia/Papua and New Guinea' flight cachet' and typed "First Official Air Mail Papua & New Guinea to Australia/per Faith in Australia- CTP Ulm Commander". Ironed vertical crease.
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Lot Number: 45

(Australia) Sydney to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, flown  Austalia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", Australia and New Guinea cachets, franked Australia SG 5d 'OS' x2 and 1/2 'OS' x2, and  NG 6d air Mail opts and 5 (SG 169, 170 cat £37 used), latter canc 30/7 for return, Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, registered (label) cover.

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Date: 1934, Jul 24
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Australia

Description: Sydney to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, flown Austalia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", Australia and New Guinea cachets, franked Australia SG 5d 'OS' x2 and 1/2 'OS' x2, and NG 6d air Mail opts and 5 (SG 169, 170 cat £37 used), latter canc 30/7 for return, Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, registered (label) cover.
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Lot Number: 46

(Australia) Scarcer Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney to Singapore, via Cloncurry 6/12 and Longreach 8/12, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, correctly rate 9d (see Wingent p130) stamps include KS 1931 6d air. Forwarded to Liverpool, UK, by surface.

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Date: 1934, Dec 3
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Australia

Description: Scarcer Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney to Singapore, via Cloncurry 6/12 and Longreach 8/12, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, correctly rate 9d (see Wingent p130) stamps include KS 1931 6d air. Forwarded to Liverpool, UK, by surface.
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Lot Number: 47

(Australia) Rare first acceptance of mail for Aswan, Egypt  from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Alexandria bs 26/12, via Cairo 22/12 and Luxor 23/12, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 1/7d, flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, then Darwin-Alexandria by IAW IW 298. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Australia

Description: Rare first acceptance of mail for Aswan, Egypt from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Alexandria bs 26/12, via Cairo 22/12 and Luxor 23/12, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 1/7d, flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, then Darwin-Alexandria by IAW IW 298. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.
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Lot Number: 61

(Basutoland) The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from Basutoland for carriage on the F/F R.A.N.A. Southern Rhodesia-Nyasaland service, Maseru to Limbe, bs 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3, airmail cover franked 9d Basutoland stamps canc with special postmark of the PO attached to the Royal Train used by HRH Prince George during his visit to Southern Africa, also Maseru cds, black two line 'S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland' and violet st. line 'First Official Air Mail' hand stamps. "F/F mail from countries other than S. Rhodesia and the Union was very small because the flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given"....."The most desirable covers are those posted on the Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union. The train was only in Basutoland one day and even the ordinary mail there from is scarce. See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A rare cover in fine condition.

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Date: 1934, Mar 1
Est. price: £260.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from Basutoland for carriage on the F/F R.A.N.A. Southern Rhodesia-Nyasaland service, Maseru to Limbe, bs 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3, airmail cover franked 9d Basutoland stamps canc with special postmark of the PO attached to the Royal Train used by HRH Prince George during his visit to Southern Africa, also Maseru cds, black two line 'S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland' and violet st. line 'First Official Air Mail' hand stamps. "F/F mail from countries other than S. Rhodesia and the Union was very small because the flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given"....."The most desirable covers are those posted on the Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union. The train was only in Basutoland one day and even the ordinary mail there from is scarce. See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A rare cover in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 62

(Bechuanaland) Lobatsi to Australia, bs Adelaide 23/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways  African service to Cairo, to connect with the first extension of the IIA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-, 6d and 2d, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: Lobatsi to Australia, bs Adelaide 23/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways African service to Cairo, to connect with the first extension of the IIA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-, 6d and 2d, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 90

(Canada) F/F Edmonton to Fort McMurray, bs, printed souvenir cover, black/yellow grey company stamp CL52 verso, Canadian Airways Ltd

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Date: 1934, Jul 19
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Edmonton to Fort McMurray, bs, printed souvenir cover, black/yellow grey company stamp CL52 verso, Canadian Airways Ltd
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Lot Number: 116

(Flying Boats) First US Navy Squadron Flight, cover commemorating  safe arrival at Pearl Harbour, Roessler small check airmail cover franked 8c canc fine strike 'FLEET AIR BASE PEARL HARBOUR/JAN 11  1934/HAWAII', large blue framed flight cachet. Also a newspaper picture showing the personnel of the six Consolidated flying boats which flew from San Francisco to Hawaii in 24hrs. Also a similar cover posted from USS Breese with cachets front and verso

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Date: 1934, Jan 11
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: First US Navy Squadron Flight, cover commemorating safe arrival at Pearl Harbour, Roessler small check airmail cover franked 8c canc fine strike 'FLEET AIR BASE PEARL HARBOUR/JAN 11 1934/HAWAII', large blue framed flight cachet. Also a newspaper picture showing the personnel of the six Consolidated flying boats which flew from San Francisco to Hawaii in 24hrs. Also a similar cover posted from USS Breese with cachets front and verso
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Lot Number: 117

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first flight accelerated London-Singapore service, London to Kuala Lumpur, bs 23/4, plain etiquette PC, correctly rated 6d, typed "1st Flight 8 day service". Horatius to Brindisi, Sylavanus FLYING BOAT to Cairo, Helena to Karachi and Athena to Singapore.The flight was accelerated from 9 1/2 to 8 days, and stops were now made at Kuala Lumour and Penang instead of Bandon and Alor Star. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1934, Apr 14
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Imperial Airways, first flight accelerated London-Singapore service, London to Kuala Lumpur, bs 23/4, plain etiquette PC, correctly rated 6d, typed "1st Flight 8 day service". Horatius to Brindisi, Sylavanus FLYING BOAT to Cairo, Helena to Karachi and Athena to Singapore.The flight was accelerated from 9 1/2 to 8 days, and stops were now made at Kuala Lumour and Penang instead of Bandon and Alor Star. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 162

(GB External) FDI KGV photogravure 1d, Birmingham to Johannesburg, plain cover franked FDI 1d + additional 1/2d, canc Birmingham/24 Sep cds, typed 'By Air B'ham-London and airmail etiquette both cancelled by red doble bar Jusqu'a applied in London. Flown B'ham-Londn, then surface. An explanatory note from Francis J Field on his headed notepaper accompanies this item. An unusual item in fine condition, a nice one for the exhibit.

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Date: 1934, Sep 24
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: FDI KGV photogravure 1d, Birmingham to Johannesburg, plain cover franked FDI 1d + additional 1/2d, canc Birmingham/24 Sep cds, typed 'By Air B'ham-London and airmail etiquette both cancelled by red doble bar Jusqu'a applied in London. Flown B'ham-Londn, then surface. An explanatory note from Francis J Field on his headed notepaper accompanies this item. An unusual item in fine condition, a nice one for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 163

(GB External) LONDON TO WADI HALFA, bs 24/11, first acceptance of mail for Sudan, at the new 3d Flat Rate for letters, IAW southbound service #AS195. Etiquette letter to Wyndham franked 3d, carried Heracles to Brindisi, and Satyrus to Wadi Halfa. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. Scarce item, difficult to find.

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Date: 1934, Nov 17
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON TO WADI HALFA, bs 24/11, first acceptance of mail for Sudan, at the new 3d Flat Rate for letters, IAW southbound service #AS195. Etiquette letter to Wyndham franked 3d, carried Heracles to Brindisi, and Satyrus to Wadi Halfa. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. Scarce item, difficult to find.
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Lot Number: 182

(GB Internal) London International Air Post exhibition 1934, unused souvenir postcard showing real photo reproduction of the Paris ?Matin? pigeon post which carried messages on tissue. These were then putting in small envelopes attached to souvenirs postcards and posted to the addressees.

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Date: 1934, May 7
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London International Air Post exhibition 1934, unused souvenir postcard showing real photo reproduction of the Paris ?Matin? pigeon post which carried messages on tissue. These were then putting in small envelopes attached to souvenirs postcards and posted to the addressees.
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Lot Number: 183

(GB Internal) Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, cover printed Grosvenor Hotel London on flap, franked 1 1/2d, canc special Exhibition winged 11 May 34 postmark, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet.

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Date: 1934, May 11
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, cover printed Grosvenor Hotel London on flap, franked 1 1/2d, canc special Exhibition winged 11 May 34 postmark, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet.
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Lot Number: 184

(GB Internal) Scarce Leonard's envelope, produced specifically for the first Highland Airways Orkney-Inverness air mail, and flown on the first day of this service from Kirkwall to Inverness and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, fine strike Kirkwall/11.15am/29 MY/1934, in fine condition with Francis Field authentication hs verso. Printed by the Orkney Herald Printing Press for Leonards Stores, Kirkwall, and sold for 1/2d each. Nice item. Image.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scarce Leonard's envelope, produced specifically for the first Highland Airways Orkney-Inverness air mail, and flown on the first day of this service from Kirkwall to Inverness and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, fine strike Kirkwall/11.15am/29 MY/1934, in fine condition with Francis Field authentication hs verso. Printed by the Orkney Herald Printing Press for Leonards Stores, Kirkwall, and sold for 1/2d each. Nice item. Image.
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Lot Number: 185

(GB Internal) Cover flown on Zucker's first trial rocket flight on the Sussex Downs, bearing green 1934 Apex vignette overprinted red for the rocket post, hand stamped with the trial firing cachet in black, red machine postmark  Brighton 6 June 1934. Signed by Gerhard Zucker.

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Date: 1934, Jun 6
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Cover flown on Zucker's first trial rocket flight on the Sussex Downs, bearing green 1934 Apex vignette overprinted red for the rocket post, hand stamped with the trial firing cachet in black, red machine postmark Brighton 6 June 1934. Signed by Gerhard Zucker.
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Lot Number: 186

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, an exceedingly rare first flight cover to Cowes Isle of Wight cancelled with the Douglas Isle of Man 10am postmark, Flown on the first stage to Manchester where the flight was terminated due to weather conditions, then forwarded by surface receiving theCowes 21 Aug backstamp. Franked with a KG V 1½d photogravure on its day of issue. Making it a double first (See Redgrove p61).

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Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £175.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, an exceedingly rare first flight cover to Cowes Isle of Wight cancelled with the Douglas Isle of Man 10am postmark, Flown on the first stage to Manchester where the flight was terminated due to weather conditions, then forwarded by surface receiving theCowes 21 Aug backstamp. Franked with a KG V 1½d photogravure on its day of issue. Making it a double first (See Redgrove p61).
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Lot Number: 187

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, postcard flown from Liverpool to Cowes, bs 24/9, franked FDI GV 1d photogravure stamp. Cards are uncommon.

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Date: 1934, Sep 24
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, postcard flown from Liverpool to Cowes, bs 24/9, franked FDI GV 1d photogravure stamp. Cards are uncommon.
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Lot Number: 188

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services, Bristol to Liverpool via Birmingham, Liverpool arrival cds on front, official souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d canc Bristol cds, flown on the last day of the last flight stage from Birmingham to Liverpool,  comma violet two line 'Last Flight /Sept 29th .

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Date: 1934, Sep 29
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Services, Bristol to Liverpool via Birmingham, Liverpool arrival cds on front, official souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d canc Bristol cds, flown on the last day of the last flight stage from Birmingham to Liverpool, comma violet two line 'Last Flight /Sept 29th .
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Lot Number: 189

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, new timetable Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/9.15pm 31 Oct 1034. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Ireland, and the first time that RAS carried mail between Belfast and Liverpool see Redgrove p71. A discerning addition to an RAS collection.

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Date: 1934, Nov 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, new timetable Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/9.15pm 31 Oct 1034. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Ireland, and the first time that RAS carried mail between Belfast and Liverpool see Redgrove p71. A discerning addition to an RAS collection.
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Lot Number: 190

(GB Internal) Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Wick, b/s, Cross cover franked 11/2d with special red/blue vignette. "Covers bearing the vignette are considerably less common than plain covers" see Redgrove, p43. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Wick, b/s, Cross cover franked 11/2d with special red/blue vignette. "Covers bearing the vignette are considerably less common than plain covers" see Redgrove, p43. Image.
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Lot Number: 218

(India) Lahore to Karachi, bs 5/12, leg of Indian National Airways F/F new weekly service between Lahore and Karachi where it connected with the Imperial Airways flight to and from London (IW.296 and IE.297), franked 2a, canc boxed 'Lahore-Karachi'/First Airmail' cachet. Intermediate halts were at Multan and Sukkur, the latter to connect with the mail train from Quetta (ref Brown J, Indian Air Mails, 1995, and Wingent P, 1999).

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Date: 1934, Dec 04
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: Lahore to Karachi, bs 5/12, leg of Indian National Airways F/F new weekly service between Lahore and Karachi where it connected with the Imperial Airways flight to and from London (IW.296 and IE.297), franked 2a, canc boxed 'Lahore-Karachi'/First Airmail' cachet. Intermediate halts were at Multan and Sukkur, the latter to connect with the mail train from Quetta (ref Brown J, Indian Air Mails, 1995, and Wingent P, 1999).
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Lot Number: 230

(Interruptions and Accidents) Mauritius to France, CUREPIPE to PARIS, by sea to Mombasa, via Nairobi 29 January (b/s), then transferred to Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN152 which left Nairobi 3/3 on Hanno and arriving Brindisi 9/2 on Sylvanus. February (b/s). Service AN 152 departed Cairo on 8/2 having arrived Cairo to schedule at 11.00 on 6 Feb. in the 1-1P42 Hanno. From there it should have been flown to Alexandria the following morning but instead, it was sent by train b/s Turin TPO 10/34 (reason unknown). The Short Kent flying boat Sylvanus should have departed at 11.00 the same day but instead she left at 08.30 on 8 Feb. (one day late). The reasons for the delays are shown as "miscellaneous" on the I.A. movement chart. The service arrived Croydon at 11.45 on 11 Feb. - still one day behind schedule.  Franked R1.30 for double air rate of R1.10 and 20c registration. Ex Proud.



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Date: 1934, Jan 8
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: Mauritius to France, CUREPIPE to PARIS, by sea to Mombasa, via Nairobi 29 January (b/s), then transferred to Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN152 which left Nairobi 3/3 on Hanno and arriving Brindisi 9/2 on Sylvanus. February (b/s). Service AN 152 departed Cairo on 8/2 having arrived Cairo to schedule at 11.00 on 6 Feb. in the 1-1P42 Hanno. From there it should have been flown to Alexandria the following morning but instead, it was sent by train b/s Turin TPO 10/34 (reason unknown). The Short Kent flying boat Sylvanus should have departed at 11.00 the same day but instead she left at 08.30 on 8 Feb. (one day late). The reasons for the delays are shown as "miscellaneous" on the I.A. movement chart. The service arrived Croydon at 11.45 on 11 Feb. - still one day behind schedule. Franked R1.30 for double air rate of R1.10 and 20c registration. Ex Proud. .
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Lot Number: 231

(Interruptions and Accidents) London To Entebbe, bs 28.5, HP42 HORSA DELAYED ONE DAY AT WADI HAIFA, cover datestamped London, 22 May 1934, carried on Imperial Airways flight AS 169 by Hengist to Brindisi 25/5, by Scipio to Wadi Halfa arriving 61/2 hours late at 17.15 on the 26th (operated from Alexandria by the HP42 Horsa). Due to "aircraft trouble" Horsa did not depart until 06.30 on the 27th arriving Entebbe 28/5. Uncommon embossed on flap 'The Field' cover, tied etiquette, franked 8d for 7d rate, 1d excess. See Wingent p59.

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Date: 1934, May 22
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: London To Entebbe, bs 28.5, HP42 HORSA DELAYED ONE DAY AT WADI HAIFA, cover datestamped London, 22 May 1934, carried on Imperial Airways flight AS 169 by Hengist to Brindisi 25/5, by Scipio to Wadi Halfa arriving 61/2 hours late at 17.15 on the 26th (operated from Alexandria by the HP42 Horsa). Due to "aircraft trouble" Horsa did not depart until 06.30 on the 27th arriving Entebbe 28/5. Uncommon embossed on flap 'The Field' cover, tied etiquette, franked 8d for 7d rate, 1d excess. See Wingent p59.
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Lot Number: 232

(Interruptions and Accidents) F/F, Broken Hill to Mozambique, bs 3/8, French feeder service SNAM to Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill " & "Per French Aviator flying/to Tananarive Madagascar", etiquette cover franked 1/- Leopard. Flown by Assolant and Lefevre, flight interrupted by accident between Broken Hill and Tete. Cover autographed by Major H.E.Green designer of the Leopard type stamps.Very fine and scarce. Map route photo enclosed.

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Date: 1934, Jul 31
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: F/F, Broken Hill to Mozambique, bs 3/8, French feeder service SNAM to Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill " & "Per French Aviator flying/to Tananarive Madagascar", etiquette cover franked 1/- Leopard. Flown by Assolant and Lefevre, flight interrupted by accident between Broken Hill and Tete. Cover autographed by Major H.E.Green designer of the Leopard type stamps.Very fine and scarce. Map route photo enclosed.
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Lot Number: 233

(Interruptions and Accidents) F/F, Broken Hill to Quelimane, bs 2/8, French feeder service to Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill Air Mail 2/8/34" plain Robertson cover, franked 10d, Service de la Navigation de Madagascar.  Flown by Assolant and Lefevre, flight interrupted by accident between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Aug 1
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: F/F, Broken Hill to Quelimane, bs 2/8, French feeder service to Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill Air Mail 2/8/34" plain Robertson cover, franked 10d, Service de la Navigation de Madagascar. Flown by Assolant and Lefevre, flight interrupted by accident between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 252

(Nyasaland) Blantyre to London, bs 19/3, official black framed 'Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia' flight cachet, Harmer "leopard silhouette" cover, carried on RANA F/F Blantyre to Salisbury, then on IAW Cape-London  flight # AN 157, see Wngent p55, RANA/IAW.

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Date: 1934, Mar 2
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: Blantyre to London, bs 19/3, official black framed 'Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia' flight cachet, Harmer "leopard silhouette" cover, carried on RANA F/F Blantyre to Salisbury, then on IAW Cape-London flight # AN 157, see Wngent p55, RANA/IAW.
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Lot Number: 253

(Nyasaland) F/F Limbe to Salisbury, b/s 8/3, Tunstall cover franked 8d, black boxed three line "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia" cachet , Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1934, Mar 7
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: F/F Limbe to Salisbury, b/s 8/3, Tunstall cover franked 8d, black boxed three line "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia" cachet , Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 254

(Nyasaland) The Nyasaland Feeder Service, Zomba to Salisbury bs 8/3, via Blantyre 83, etiquette cover franked 4d, good strike three line boxed 'First Flight/Regular Airmail Service/Nyasaland- Southern Rhodesia.

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: The Nyasaland Feeder Service, Zomba to Salisbury bs 8/3, via Blantyre 83, etiquette cover franked 4d, good strike three line boxed 'First Flight/Regular Airmail Service/Nyasaland- Southern Rhodesia.
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Lot Number: 268

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) A.B. Transport Northrop Delta plane crashed in the night en route from Stockholm. The pilot and the radio operator escaped by parachute from a height of 3000 metres.The mail was badly damaged. This cover was forwarded to Paris with a printed note - see scan. Ni 340706b. Nice item.

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Date: 1934, Jul 6
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: A.B. Transport Northrop Delta plane crashed in the night en route from Stockholm. The pilot and the radio operator escaped by parachute from a height of 3000 metres.The mail was badly damaged. This cover was forwarded to Paris with a printed note - see scan. Ni 340706b. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 282

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Netherlands to South West Africa, AMSTERDAM to OMAURU, by KLM? to Cairo bs 10/2, then by Imperial Airways Africa southbound service AS154 via Khartoum on Hanno to Johannesburg on Amalthea 16/2. Transferred South West Africa Airways arriving Windhoek bs 18/2 and on to Omaruru bs 20/2. Printed commercial cover Franked G1.45.

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Date: 1934, Feb 5
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Netherlands to South West Africa, AMSTERDAM to OMAURU, by KLM? to Cairo bs 10/2, then by Imperial Airways Africa southbound service AS154 via Khartoum on Hanno to Johannesburg on Amalthea 16/2. Transferred South West Africa Airways arriving Windhoek bs 18/2 and on to Omaruru bs 20/2. Printed commercial cover Franked G1.45.
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Lot Number: 296

(Singapore) Singapore to London, likely carried on the KLM (Dutch) airline, likely F/F Singapore-Amsterdam, grey 'opaque wings' airmail cover correctly rated 53c (8c postage + 53 air mail),  Local P&T airmail etiquette verso. Small defect on flap, see scan..

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Date: 1934, Jan 31
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to London, likely carried on the KLM (Dutch) airline, likely F/F Singapore-Amsterdam, grey 'opaque wings' airmail cover correctly rated 53c (8c postage + 53 air mail), Local P&T airmail etiquette verso. Small defect on flap, see scan..
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Lot Number: 297

(Singapore) Singapore to Sydney, bs 21/12, carried on first regular weekly service UK-Australia, correctly franked Straits Settlements 25c, airmail etiquette cover, Imperial AW/Qantas.

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Date: 1934, Dec 15
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to Sydney, bs 21/12, carried on first regular weekly service UK-Australia, correctly franked Straits Settlements 25c, airmail etiquette cover, Imperial AW/Qantas.
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Lot Number: 306

(South Africa) The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from South Africa via the Royal Train for the RANA F/F from Southern Rhodesia to Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3 registered (hs) cover franked  9d South Africa stamps, canc  fine strikes black oval crown over bilingual 'Royal Tour HRH Prince George/6-II 34/South Africa" postmarks, blue/black airmail etiquette, and violet two line "All The Way/First Official Air Mail" and black two line "S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland" cachets. The flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given. "The most desirable covers are those posted on Prince George's Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union". See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25.  A scarce item in fine condition.

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £175.00
Category: South Africa

Description: The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from South Africa via the Royal Train for the RANA F/F from Southern Rhodesia to Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3 registered (hs) cover franked 9d South Africa stamps, canc fine strikes black oval crown over bilingual 'Royal Tour HRH Prince George/6-II 34/South Africa" postmarks, blue/black airmail etiquette, and violet two line "All The Way/First Official Air Mail" and black two line "S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland" cachets. The flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given. "The most desirable covers are those posted on Prince George's Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union". See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A scarce item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 322

(Southern Rhodesia) RANA F/F Salisbury to Blantyre, bs 9/3, black two line "S Rhodesia Nyasaland" hs's, violet 'First Official Air Mail', official souvenir  cover with trimotor silhouette franked 4d.

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Date: 1934, Mar 9
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: RANA F/F Salisbury to Blantyre, bs 9/3, black two line "S Rhodesia Nyasaland" hs's, violet 'First Official Air Mail', official souvenir cover with trimotor silhouette franked 4d.
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Lot Number: 323

(Southern Rhodesia) First dispatch of mail from S. Rhodesia to Portuguese East Africa, Bulawayo to Tananarive b/s 4/8, Imperial Airways 'winged logo' cover, franked 1/3d, typed "Via Broken Hill". Carried by Imperial AW to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new Franco-Belgian 'Broken Hill-Madagascar' service. For good references see Morton 2005.

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Date: 1934, Aug 1
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: First dispatch of mail from S. Rhodesia to Portuguese East Africa, Bulawayo to Tananarive b/s 4/8, Imperial Airways 'winged logo' cover, franked 1/3d, typed "Via Broken Hill". Carried by Imperial AW to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new Franco-Belgian 'Broken Hill-Madagascar' service. For good references see Morton 2005.
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Lot Number: 338

(Tanganyika) Dar es Salaam to Mombassa, nice example of commercial mail carried on the coastal feeder service operated by Wilson Airways Ltd, etiquette cover correctly rated 35 cents, that rate being introduced with effect from March 1st 1932. Boxed boxed feeder service handstamp used in Tanganyika.

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Date: 1934, Oct 18
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Dar es Salaam to Mombassa, nice example of commercial mail carried on the coastal feeder service operated by Wilson Airways Ltd, etiquette cover correctly rated 35 cents, that rate being introduced with effect from March 1st 1932. Boxed boxed feeder service handstamp used in Tanganyika.
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