Lot Number: 26

(Australia) Trans Tasman flight Sydney to Auckland, bs 12/4, souvenir cover, fine F/F cachet.

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Date: 1934, Apr 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Australia

Description: Trans Tasman flight Sydney to Auckland, bs 12/4, souvenir cover, fine F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 27

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Northern Rhodesia, Kew to Broken Hill, bs 26/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 5d, 1/6d 1931 6d air 'OS' opt, canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Broken Hill on IAW flight ASS 199, This  service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. 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. Super routng and scarce TPO. A nice one for the exhibit.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £80.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Northern Rhodesia, Kew to Broken Hill, bs 26/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 5d, 1/6d 1931 6d air 'OS' opt, canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Broken Hill on IAW flight ASS 199, This service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. 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. Super routng and scarce TPO. A nice one for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 28

(Australia) Scarce first acceptance of mail for the Belgian Congo from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Sydney to Elisabethville, bs, via Cairo, 22/12, and Broken Hill 26/12,  blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 3/2d inc pair 1/6d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, Darwin-Cairo by IAW IW 298, Cairo-Broken Hill by IAW AS199, and Broken Hill-E'villle by the Aero Club of Katanga. 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: £80.00
Category: Australia

Description: Scarce first acceptance of mail for the Belgian Congo from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Sydney to Elisabethville, bs, via Cairo, 22/12, and Broken Hill 26/12, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 3/2d inc pair 1/6d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, Darwin-Cairo by IAW IW 298, Cairo-Broken Hill by IAW AS199, and Broken Hill-E'villle by the Aero Club of Katanga. 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: 29

(Australia) First regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Sydney to London, no arrival ds, airmail etiquette cover franked 1934 Merino 9d x2 (SG cat £45 each used), canc Sydney cds, ms '1st Direct air mail/from Australia to/England'.

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Date: 1934, Dec 08
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: First regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Sydney to London, no arrival ds, airmail etiquette cover franked 1934 Merino 9d x2 (SG cat £45 each used), canc Sydney cds, ms '1st Direct air mail/from Australia to/England'.
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Lot Number: 30

(Australia) F/F Melbourne to London, no arrival ds, Ship Mail Room cancel, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/6d inc Kingsford Smith 6d x2. Attractive greetings vignette verso.

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Date: 1934, Dec 9
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Melbourne to London, no arrival ds, Ship Mail Room cancel, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/6d inc Kingsford Smith 6d x2. Attractive greetings vignette verso.
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Lot Number: 31

(Australia) Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney-London, fine strike most uncommon IAW violet circular 'Airport of London/Carried on the first regular Australia to England service' arrival cachet, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, franked 1934 1/6d, canc Sydney/Air mail cds. Nice item.

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Date: 1934, Dec 9
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney-London, fine strike most uncommon IAW violet circular 'Airport of London/Carried on the first regular Australia to England service' arrival cachet, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, franked 1934 1/6d, canc Sydney/Air mail cds. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 32

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Sudan, Sydney to Juba, bs 24/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked  1d, 3d blue Ram and 1/6d, canc 'Sydney/12 Dec 34/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Mbeya on IAW flight ASS 199, This  service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. 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. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 12
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Sudan, Sydney to Juba, bs 24/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1d, 3d blue Ram and 1/6d, canc 'Sydney/12 Dec 34/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Mbeya on IAW flight ASS 199, This service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. 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. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 40

(Bechuanaland) Serowe to New Zealand via Cairo 10/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for New Zealand 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, plain cover correctly franked 1/8d, canc Serowe 1 Dec 34 cds. By sea from Brisbane to Auckland. Very scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £225.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: Serowe to New Zealand via Cairo 10/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for New Zealand 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, plain cover correctly franked 1/8d, canc Serowe 1 Dec 34 cds. By sea from Brisbane to Auckland. Very scarce.
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Lot Number: 87

(Egypt) Envelope flown registered from Egypt to Athens, franked 1933 International Aviation Congress set with Cairo cds's, red registration label below with Greek air label alongside and both tied by air cachet, on reverse arrival date stamp of January 14, fine.

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Date: 1934, Jan 13
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Envelope flown registered from Egypt to Athens, franked 1933 International Aviation Congress set with Cairo cds's, red registration label below with Greek air label alongside and both tied by air cachet, on reverse arrival date stamp of January 14, fine.
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Lot Number: 122

(GB External) First dispatch of mail for Madagascar, London to Tananarive, weak b/s date unclear, plain PC correctly franked 9d, typed 'By 1st Acceptanc via/Broken Hill-Madagascar airline', Carried by Imperial AW southbound service on Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Khartoum, Horsa to Juba and Atlanta to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new feeder service, Service Aerienne de Madagascar, to Madagascar. Due to early announcement by IAW and British PO, mail waited for two weeks at Broken Hill, see Wingent p60. Scarce item rated 180u by Newall. Nice item.

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Date: 1934, Jul 11
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: First dispatch of mail for Madagascar, London to Tananarive, weak b/s date unclear, plain PC correctly franked 9d, typed 'By 1st Acceptanc via/Broken Hill-Madagascar airline', Carried by Imperial AW southbound service on Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Khartoum, Horsa to Juba and Atlanta to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new feeder service, Service Aerienne de Madagascar, to Madagascar. Due to early announcement by IAW and British PO, mail waited for two weeks at Broken Hill, see Wingent p60. Scarce item rated 180u by Newall. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 123

(GB External) MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia-New Zealand, Mildenhall depart cds, Palmerston North 15/11 arrival cds on front tying 1d New Zealand stamp, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui" ZK-ACO, signed by CE Kay.

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Date: 1934, Oct 19
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia-New Zealand, Mildenhall depart cds, Palmerston North 15/11 arrival cds on front tying 1d New Zealand stamp, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui" ZK-ACO, signed by CE Kay.
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Lot Number: 124

(GB External) Mac Robertson Race, London to Melbourne, Col Roscoe Turner, violet 4 line confirmation cachet, arrival cds 29/10 (on front), airmail cover. Image.

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Date: 1934, Oct 20
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Mac Robertson Race, London to Melbourne, Col Roscoe Turner, violet 4 line confirmation cachet, arrival cds 29/10 (on front), airmail cover. Image.
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Lot Number: 125

(GB External) Mac Robertson Race, London to Melbourne, showing head and shoulders of Col. Roscoe Turner and his Boeing Monoplane, uncommon sepia commemorative with dates of key stages of the flight, also facsimile signature of Roscoe Turner. Nice item.

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Date: 1934, Oct 20
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: Mac Robertson Race, London to Melbourne, showing head and shoulders of Col. Roscoe Turner and his Boeing Monoplane, uncommon sepia commemorative with dates of key stages of the flight, also facsimile signature of Roscoe Turner. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 126

(GB External) Imperial Airways/ITCA/Qantas, double rate London to Invercargill, New Zealand, via Sydney 21/12, cover, 10x21cm, flown on F/F extension of London-Singapore service to Australia,  rated 2/6d, canc unusual London black circular wavy edge 'London/7 Dec 34Bristol/Air Mail/6 Dec/1934 cds. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 6
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways/ITCA/Qantas, double rate London to Invercargill, New Zealand, via Sydney 21/12, cover, 10x21cm, flown on F/F extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, rated 2/6d, canc unusual London black circular wavy edge 'London/7 Dec 34Bristol/Air Mail/6 Dec/1934 cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 127

(GB External) London to Sydney, bs 21/12,  flown on First Regular Weekly Service England to Australia, plain etiquette cover, Imperial Airways/Qantas.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Sydney, bs 21/12, flown on First Regular Weekly Service England to Australia, plain etiquette cover, Imperial Airways/Qantas.
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Lot Number: 150

(GB Internal) Apex International Air Post Exhibition, special souvenir PPC with drawing of  autogiro, black imprint Exhibition vignette and blue "By Autogiro" label, flown by autogyro from Windsor to London, then posted at the Exhibition Post Office, franked 1 1/2d canc official Exhibition postmark 8 May 34, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet, and large "By Autogiro/Over the Route/of the First UK/Aerial Post 1911/Windsor London".

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Date: 1934, May 8
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, special souvenir PPC with drawing of autogiro, black imprint Exhibition vignette and blue "By Autogiro" label, flown by autogyro from Windsor to London, then posted at the Exhibition Post Office, franked 1 1/2d canc official Exhibition postmark 8 May 34, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet, and large "By Autogiro/Over the Route/of the First UK/Aerial Post 1911/Windsor London".
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Lot Number: 151

(GB Internal) Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, franked 1 1/2d, canc Stromness 7.45am/29 MY/1934. Faint crumpling but, otherwise good. See image.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, franked 1 1/2d, canc Stromness 7.45am/29 MY/1934. Faint crumpling but, otherwise good. See image.
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Lot Number: 152

(GB Internal) Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, franked 1 1/2d, fine strike Kirkwall/11.15am/29 MY/1934.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, franked 1 1/2d, fine strike Kirkwall/11.15am/29 MY/1934.
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Lot Number: 153

(GB Internal) Rare pilot signed 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. Signed by the plot of the south-bound plane, Flying Officer EH Coleman. Closed top edge tears visible front and verso. see images. Printed by the Orkney Herald Printing Press for Leonards Stores, Kirkwall, and sold for 1/2d each. Image.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Rare pilot signed 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. Signed by the plot of the south-bound plane, Flying Officer EH Coleman. Closed top edge tears visible front and verso. see images. Printed by the Orkney Herald Printing Press for Leonards Stores, Kirkwall, and sold for 1/2d each. Image.
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Lot Number: 154

(GB Internal) RAS F/F Manchester to the Isle of Wight, uncommon 'By Britain's First Inter City Airmail' cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Manchester 20 Aug cds, overstamped by IOW arrival cds, See scan.

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Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: RAS F/F Manchester to the Isle of Wight, uncommon 'By Britain's First Inter City Airmail' cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Manchester 20 Aug cds, overstamped by IOW arrival cds, See scan.
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Lot Number: 155

(GB Internal) Cross envelopes unused. A study of the two different types. On the Kirwall-Inverness and Inverness-KIrkwall envelopes the names are in bolder and larger type, and are separated by a single bar. On the to and from Kirkwall, and the to and from Wick envelopes the separating bars are in three sections. See image. A nice item and one for the exhibit. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £38.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Cross envelopes unused. A study of the two different types. On the Kirwall-Inverness and Inverness-KIrkwall envelopes the names are in bolder and larger type, and are separated by a single bar. On the to and from Kirkwall, and the to and from Wick envelopes the separating bars are in three sections. See image. A nice item and one for the exhibit. Image.
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Lot Number: 156

(GB Internal) Highland Airways F/F Inverness to Wick, official three line arrival date stamp tying special special red/blue vignette,  red/blue/ivory company envelope printed specially for this flight showing outline map North of Scotland and  map of route, franked 1 1/2d, canc Wick/1pm/1 Dec 34 cds, Around 125 of these company covers with the special vignette were carried on this flight, which also meets Redgrave's criteria for a flown cover, see p43. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways F/F Inverness to Wick, official three line arrival date stamp tying special special red/blue vignette, red/blue/ivory company envelope printed specially for this flight showing outline map North of Scotland and map of route, franked 1 1/2d, canc Wick/1pm/1 Dec 34 cds, Around 125 of these company covers with the special vignette were carried on this flight, which also meets Redgrave's criteria for a flown cover, see p43. Image.
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Lot Number: 208

(Kenya) Scarce First Flight, Kenya to Madagascar, NAIROBI to TANANARIVE, bs 4/8. Posted Nairobi 30/7 for carriage on the  IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA SOUTHBOUND SERVICE AS178,  departed 31/78 on  'Helena' and arrived Broken Hill 1/8 where it was transferred to the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO TANANARIVE flown by Lefevre and Assolant, arriving 4/8. Plain TUNSTALL cover, FRANKED S2.10 for the new air rate . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection.. Some light smudging along lower front edge from over inking of overlying cover.

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Date: 1934, Jul 30
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Scarce First Flight, Kenya to Madagascar, NAIROBI to TANANARIVE, bs 4/8. Posted Nairobi 30/7 for carriage on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA SOUTHBOUND SERVICE AS178, departed 31/78 on 'Helena' and arrived Broken Hill 1/8 where it was transferred to the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO TANANARIVE flown by Lefevre and Assolant, arriving 4/8. Plain TUNSTALL cover, FRANKED S2.10 for the new air rate . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection.. Some light smudging along lower front edge from over inking of overlying cover.
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Lot Number: 209

(Kenya) Scarce First Flight, Kenya to Mozambique. NAIROBI to BEIRA, bs 3/8. Posted Nairobi 30/7 for carriage on the  IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA SOUTHBOUND SERVICE AS178,  departed 31/78 on  'Helena' and arrived Broken Hill 1/8 where it was transferred to the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO TANANARIVE flown by Lefevre and Assolant, arriving 4/8. Plain TUNSTALL cover, FRANKED S1.35 . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection.

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Date: 1934, Jul 30
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Scarce First Flight, Kenya to Mozambique. NAIROBI to BEIRA, bs 3/8. Posted Nairobi 30/7 for carriage on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA SOUTHBOUND SERVICE AS178, departed 31/78 on 'Helena' and arrived Broken Hill 1/8 where it was transferred to the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO TANANARIVE flown by Lefevre and Assolant, arriving 4/8. Plain TUNSTALL cover, FRANKED S1.35 . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection.
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Lot Number: 210

(Kenya) Kisumu to Australia, bs Darwin 19/12, via Cairo 10/12, 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 IA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/- and  90c.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Kisumu to Australia, bs Darwin 19/12, via Cairo 10/12, 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 IA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/- and 90c.
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Lot Number: 242

(New Zealand) CP Ulm, First official mail, Auckland to Sydney, bs17/2, franked 7d "Trans Tasman" opt, special cachet, ornate bordered cover with biplane silhouette.

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Date: 1934, Feb 17
Est. price: £25.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: CP Ulm, First official mail, Auckland to Sydney, bs17/2, franked 7d "Trans Tasman" opt, special cachet, ornate bordered cover with biplane silhouette.
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Lot Number: 248

(Northern Rhodesia) F/F, South West Africa to Mozambique, KEETMANSHOOP TO QUELIMANE, bs 2/8, SWAAW to Kimberley, IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND SERVICE AS178 on 'Amalthea' to Broken Hill, then French feeder service, Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar to Quelimane, typed '1st Airmail Service/Southwest Africa/Mozambique', Imperial Airways winged logo cover, franked 10d, flown by Assolant, FLIGHT INTERRUPTED BY ACCIDENT between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Jul 30
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Northern Rhodesia

Description: F/F, South West Africa to Mozambique, KEETMANSHOOP TO QUELIMANE, bs 2/8, SWAAW to Kimberley, IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND SERVICE AS178 on 'Amalthea' to Broken Hill, then French feeder service, Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar to Quelimane, typed '1st Airmail Service/Southwest Africa/Mozambique', Imperial Airways winged logo cover, franked 10d, flown by Assolant, FLIGHT INTERRUPTED BY ACCIDENT between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 249

(Northern Rhodesia) F/F, Broken Hill to Majunga, MADAGASCAR, bs 4/8, French feeder service, Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill " Imperial Airways winged logo cover, franked 1/3d, flown by Assolant, FLIGHT INTERRUPTED BY ACCIDENT between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Aug 1
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Northern Rhodesia

Description: F/F, Broken Hill to Majunga, MADAGASCAR, bs 4/8, French feeder service, Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill " Imperial Airways winged logo cover, franked 1/3d, flown by Assolant, FLIGHT INTERRUPTED BY ACCIDENT between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 251

(Nyasaland) Rhodesian & Nyasaland Airways, Blantyre to Salisbury service, F/F Blantyre to Salisbury 8/3, via Blantyre 6/3 ds, reg Godfrey Leopard on Rock" printed cover, franked 8d, black boxed three line "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia" cachet,

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: Rhodesian & Nyasaland Airways, Blantyre to Salisbury service, F/F Blantyre to Salisbury 8/3, via Blantyre 6/3 ds, reg Godfrey Leopard on Rock" printed cover, franked 8d, black boxed three line "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia" cachet,
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Lot Number: 269

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Germany to SW Africa, HAMBURG to OMARU. By train to Brindisi via Munich bs 26/5, Milan and Bologna, where It connected with Imperial Airways Africa southbound service AS166 which left on 4/5 (Satyrus) and arrived Johannesburg 10/5 (Amalthea), then SWAA from Kimberley to Windhoek bs12/5, and delivered Omaru bs 13/5. Plain etiquette cover, typed 'per Luftpost', ms '5', franked 65pf inc 25pf UPU plus 30pf air fee.

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Date: 1934, Apr 25
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Germany to SW Africa, HAMBURG to OMARU. By train to Brindisi via Munich bs 26/5, Milan and Bologna, where It connected with Imperial Airways Africa southbound service AS166 which left on 4/5 (Satyrus) and arrived Johannesburg 10/5 (Amalthea), then SWAA from Kimberley to Windhoek bs12/5, and delivered Omaru bs 13/5. Plain etiquette cover, typed 'per Luftpost', ms '5', franked 65pf inc 25pf UPU plus 30pf air fee.
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Lot Number: 270

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) S. Rhodesia to Tanganyika, SALISBURY to KILOSA. By Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN165 which departed Salisbury on Amalthea 2/5, arrived Dodoma backstamped 3/5, and delivered 250 miles to Kilosa backstamped 5/5. South Africa Investment Co cover, etiquette, franked 6d for air rate

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Date: 1934, Apr 30
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: S. Rhodesia to Tanganyika, SALISBURY to KILOSA. By Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN165 which departed Salisbury on Amalthea 2/5, arrived Dodoma backstamped 3/5, and delivered 250 miles to Kilosa backstamped 5/5. South Africa Investment Co cover, etiquette, franked 6d for air rate
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Lot Number: 271

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) S. Africa to Germany, JOBURG to BERLIN. By Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN 167 which left on Amalthea 16/5, arrived Athens 21/5 and Brindisi on Sylvanus 22/5, where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service arriving Berlin backstamped 24/5.  Imperial AW company cover with winged logo, fine strike red Berlin Air Mail office hs, franked 2/- for DOUBLE RATE.

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Date: 1934, May 15
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: S. Africa to Germany, JOBURG to BERLIN. By Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN 167 which left on Amalthea 16/5, arrived Athens 21/5 and Brindisi on Sylvanus 22/5, where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service arriving Berlin backstamped 24/5. Imperial AW company cover with winged logo, fine strike red Berlin Air Mail office hs, franked 2/- for DOUBLE RATE.
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Lot Number: 272

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) South Africa to Poland. CAPE TOWN to WARSAW, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN169, departure Atlanta DELAYED two days at Cape Town 31/5 due to bad weather, lost time made up by arrival Amalthea at Khartoum 2/6, arrived on time at Athens bs 5/6, offloaded for carriage by rail to Warsaw bs 7/6. Imperial Airways imprint etiquette, 'winged logo' corner cover, franked 1/-. Good routing, uncommon  destination.

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Date: 1934, May 27
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: South Africa to Poland. CAPE TOWN to WARSAW, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN169, departure Atlanta DELAYED two days at Cape Town 31/5 due to bad weather, lost time made up by arrival Amalthea at Khartoum 2/6, arrived on time at Athens bs 5/6, offloaded for carriage by rail to Warsaw bs 7/6. Imperial Airways imprint etiquette, 'winged logo' corner cover, franked 1/-. Good routing, uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 273

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Registered airmail South Africa to Greece, JOHANNESBURG to SYRA (an Aegean Island 80 miles from Athens). Carried by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN172 which left Joburg 20/6 (Andromeda) and reached Athens bs26/6 (Sylvanus), delivered Syra 28/6 bs. Registered (hs) 4d PSE with additional 1/- stamps, for 4d registration and 1/- air rate.

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Date: 1934, Jun 13
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Registered airmail South Africa to Greece, JOHANNESBURG to SYRA (an Aegean Island 80 miles from Athens). Carried by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN172 which left Joburg 20/6 (Andromeda) and reached Athens bs26/6 (Sylvanus), delivered Syra 28/6 bs. Registered (hs) 4d PSE with additional 1/- stamps, for 4d registration and 1/- air rate.
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Lot Number: 274

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) N Rhodesia to Germany, NKANA (KITWE) to BRAUNSCHWEIG via Broken Hill 20/6 (b/s). By Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN172 which left 21/6 on Atlanta, then by Hanno to Cairo 26/6 and finally to Athens by Sylvanus, arriving 26/6 where it transferred to Lufthansa and was delivered to Braunschweig bs 28/6. Etiquette cover franked 11d for air rate with good route markings. Uncommon origin/destination combo.

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Date: 1934, Jun 19
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: N Rhodesia to Germany, NKANA (KITWE) to BRAUNSCHWEIG via Broken Hill 20/6 (b/s). By Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN172 which left 21/6 on Atlanta, then by Hanno to Cairo 26/6 and finally to Athens by Sylvanus, arriving 26/6 where it transferred to Lufthansa and was delivered to Braunschweig bs 28/6. Etiquette cover franked 11d for air rate with good route markings. Uncommon origin/destination combo.
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Lot Number: 275

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) First dispatch of mail for carriage on the LeFevre and Assolant new feeder service to Madagascar. LONDON TO MAJUNGA (MADAGASCAR), bs Tananarive, bs 4/8, plain cover franked 9d x2 + 6d, canc London FS/Airmail cds, typed 'By Air From Broken Hill'. Departed Corydon 11/7, carried by Imperial Airways AFRICA southbound service AS 176 by Heracles to Brindisi, by Satyrus to Khartoum 15/7, by Horsa to Juba 16/7, and by Atlanta to Broken Hill 19/7 and planned OAT on first Broken Hill-Tananarive flight by Service Aerienne de Madagascar which actually departed 29/7 arriving Tananarive bs 4/8.  Due to premature announcement by IAW and British PO, the mail had to wait for two weeks at Broken Hill, see Wingent p60. Scarce item - good for the exhibit - combining an adventurous first flight and a significant well documented delay. Bottom of card shows slight traces of over inking from bs of adjacent mail.

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Date: 1934, Jul 11
Est. price: £175.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: First dispatch of mail for carriage on the LeFevre and Assolant new feeder service to Madagascar. LONDON TO MAJUNGA (MADAGASCAR), bs Tananarive, bs 4/8, plain cover franked 9d x2 + 6d, canc London FS/Airmail cds, typed 'By Air From Broken Hill'. Departed Corydon 11/7, carried by Imperial Airways AFRICA southbound service AS 176 by Heracles to Brindisi, by Satyrus to Khartoum 15/7, by Horsa to Juba 16/7, and by Atlanta to Broken Hill 19/7 and planned OAT on first Broken Hill-Tananarive flight by Service Aerienne de Madagascar which actually departed 29/7 arriving Tananarive bs 4/8. Due to premature announcement by IAW and British PO, the mail had to wait for two weeks at Broken Hill, see Wingent p60. Scarce item - good for the exhibit - combining an adventurous first flight and a significant well documented delay. Bottom of card shows slight traces of over inking from bs of adjacent mail.
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Lot Number: 276

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Madagascar to France, TANANARIVE to NANCY. Posted Tananarive 28/7 for carriage on the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO BROKEN HILL where it was transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND SERVICE AN178  departed 2/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 3/8 on 'Helena', departed Cairo 6/8 on 'Scipio', and arrived Brindisi 7/8 on 'Sylvanus'. Then on by train to Paris 9/9, and delivered to Nancy bs 10/8. Registered cover, red framed Madagascar-Europe F/F cachet, FRANKED 50c ordinary, 1F25 registration and 4F air . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection. Faint ironed vertical crease, see scan.

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Date: 1934, Jul 28
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Madagascar to France, TANANARIVE to NANCY. Posted Tananarive 28/7 for carriage on the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO BROKEN HILL where it was transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND SERVICE AN178 departed 2/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 3/8 on 'Helena', departed Cairo 6/8 on 'Scipio', and arrived Brindisi 7/8 on 'Sylvanus'. Then on by train to Paris 9/9, and delivered to Nancy bs 10/8. Registered cover, red framed Madagascar-Europe F/F cachet, FRANKED 50c ordinary, 1F25 registration and 4F air . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection. Faint ironed vertical crease, see scan.
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Lot Number: 302

(South Africa) AFRICA TO NEW ZEALAND, Cape Town to Ashhurst, FIRST ACCEPTANCE of African 'all the way' airmail for New Zealand for carriage on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN NORTHBOUND service AN 196 to Cairo 11/12, to connect with the first extension of the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS EASTBOUND service IE 298 from Singapore to Brisbane. Special violet/cream 'Library of Parliament/Cape Town PC correctly FRANKED 10d, with  a message of Christmas greetings HANDWRITTEN  BY L.G.WYNDHAM. An exceptional item in very fine condition, ex the Ted Proud archives.

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Date: 1934, Dec 6
Est. price: £175.00
Category: South Africa

Description: AFRICA TO NEW ZEALAND, Cape Town to Ashhurst, FIRST ACCEPTANCE of African 'all the way' airmail for New Zealand for carriage on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN NORTHBOUND service AN 196 to Cairo 11/12, to connect with the first extension of the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS EASTBOUND service IE 298 from Singapore to Brisbane. Special violet/cream 'Library of Parliament/Cape Town PC correctly FRANKED 10d, with a message of Christmas greetings HANDWRITTEN BY L.G.WYNDHAM. An exceptional item in very fine condition, ex the Ted Proud archives.
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Lot Number: 306

(Southern Rhodesia) RANA F/F Salisbury to Zomba, bs 10/3, black two line "S Rhodesia Nyasaland" hs's, violet 'First Official Air Mail' hs, plain  cover with franked 4d.

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: RANA F/F Salisbury to Zomba, bs 10/3, black two line "S Rhodesia Nyasaland" hs's, violet 'First Official Air Mail' hs, plain cover with franked 4d.
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Lot Number: 307

(Southern Rhodesia) RANA F/F Salisbury to Blantyre, bs 9/3, plain cover franked 4d, black two line 'S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland' and purple 'First Official Air Mail' cachets.

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Date: 1934, Mar 9
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: RANA F/F Salisbury to Blantyre, bs 9/3, plain cover franked 4d, black two line 'S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland' and purple 'First Official Air Mail' cachets.
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Lot Number: 308

(Southern Rhodesia) F/F, BULAWAYO TO MOZAMBIQUE, bs 3/8, French feeder service, Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill/2.8.1934", airmail etiquette cover, franked 10d, flown by Assolant, FLIGHT INTERRUPTED BY ACCIDENT between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Aug 1
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: F/F, BULAWAYO TO MOZAMBIQUE, bs 3/8, French feeder service, Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill/2.8.1934", airmail etiquette cover, franked 10d, flown by Assolant, FLIGHT INTERRUPTED BY ACCIDENT between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 309

(Southern Rhodesia) F/F, Bulawayo to Tananarive, MADAGASCAR, bs 4/8, French feeder service, Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill/1st August 1934/ 1st Airmail Service/Southern Rhodesia-French Madagascar", Imperial Airways winged logo cover, franked 1/3d, flown by Assolant, FLIGHT INTERRUPTED BY ACCIDENT between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Aug 1
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: F/F, Bulawayo to Tananarive, MADAGASCAR, bs 4/8, French feeder service, Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill/1st August 1934/ 1st Airmail Service/Southern Rhodesia-French Madagascar", Imperial Airways winged logo cover, franked 1/3d, flown by Assolant, FLIGHT INTERRUPTED BY ACCIDENT between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 315

(Uganda) Kampala to Sydney, bs 21/12, via Cairo 10/12, 2,  official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-  & 60c, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways African service to Cairo 10/12 transit cds, to connect with the first extension of the IA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane. Addressed to, and correctly franked for, Rambang, NEI, but overflown to Sydney. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 5
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Uganda

Description: Kampala to Sydney, bs 21/12, via Cairo 10/12, 2, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/- & 60c, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways African service to Cairo 10/12 transit cds, to connect with the first extension of the IA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane. Addressed to, and correctly franked for, Rambang, NEI, but overflown to Sydney. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 320

(United States) US Navy Massed Flight VP Squadron 10, San Francisco to Pearl Harbour, souvenir corner cover franked Byrd Antarctic Exp II 3c tied incomplete outgoing US postmark, and fine 'Fleet Air Base Pearl Harbour/Hawaii/Jan 11 1934' arrival postmark. One of the few covers posted and cancelled on arrival.

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Date: 1934, Jan 10
Est. price: £150.00
Category: United States

Description: US Navy Massed Flight VP Squadron 10, San Francisco to Pearl Harbour, souvenir corner cover franked Byrd Antarctic Exp II 3c tied incomplete outgoing US postmark, and fine 'Fleet Air Base Pearl Harbour/Hawaii/Jan 11 1934' arrival postmark. One of the few covers posted and cancelled on arrival.
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