Lot Number: 31

(Australia) First official airmail between Australia and New Zealand, Brisbane to Auckland, bs 12/4, registered (label) cover franked 1/1d inc SG 139 and 139a (cat £67 used), canc Brisbane 27/3, via Sydney 28/3, fine strike violet framed special flight cachet verso, typed "First official  Australia-New Zealand Air Mail/per aeroplane Faith in Australia/pilot Flight Lieutenant Ulm".

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Date: 1934, Apr 11
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Australia

Description: First official airmail between Australia and New Zealand, Brisbane to Auckland, bs 12/4, registered (label) cover franked 1/1d inc SG 139 and 139a (cat £67 used), canc Brisbane 27/3, via Sydney 28/3, fine strike violet framed special flight cachet verso, typed "First official Australia-New Zealand Air Mail/per aeroplane Faith in Australia/pilot Flight Lieutenant Ulm".
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Lot Number: 32

(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: £50.00
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: 33

(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: £20.00
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: 34

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Africa, Kew to Moshi, Tanganyika, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Moshi 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.

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

Description: First acceptance of mail for Africa, Kew to Moshi, Tanganyika, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Kew/7 Dec/Vic' cds. Carried from Cairo to Moshi 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.
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Lot Number: 35

(Australia) Scarce first acceptance of mail for the Belgian Congo from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew 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: £185.00
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, Kew 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: 36

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Africa, Sydney to Dodoma, Tanganyika, bs 25/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Dodoma 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.

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Date: 1934, Dec 12
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Africa, Sydney to Dodoma, Tanganyika, bs 25/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Dodoma 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.
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Lot Number: 37

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for South West Africa, Kew to Windhoek, bs 28/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 6d brown,  1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used) canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds, black framed 'Par Avio/Jusqu'a.(ms) J'burg'. Carried from Cairo to Jo'burg 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: £65.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for South West Africa, Kew to Windhoek, bs 28/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 6d brown, 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used) canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds, black framed 'Par Avio/Jusqu'a.(ms) J'burg'. Carried from Cairo to Jo'burg 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: 47

(Basutoland) Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, card franked KGV 4d, 1d tied South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival f Royal Train at  Maseru also Maseru cds,  carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.

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Date: 1934, Mar 1
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, card franked KGV 4d, 1d tied South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival f Royal Train at Maseru also Maseru cds, carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.
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Lot Number: 48

(Basutoland) Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, cover franked KGV 1d,2d,3d, 4d, tied by South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival of Royal Train at  Maseru also Maseru cds,  carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.

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Date: 1934, Mar 1
Est. price: £130.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Prince George Royal Tour, first official mail to Nyasaland, cover franked KGV 1d,2d,3d, 4d, tied by South African Royal Tour canceller used on arrival of Royal Train at Maseru also Maseru cds, carried by train via Bloemfontein to Johannesburg to link with Imperial Airways flight to Salisbury bs 8/3 and on 1st RANA Salisbury/ Blantyre flight bs 9/3. Lovely item.
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Lot Number: 49

(Basutoland) Scarce first incoming mail to Basutoland, bs 10/3, carried on the RANA F/F Nyasaland (Blantyre) to Southern Rhodesia (Salisbury), the by surface mail to Maseru. Unclaimed and returned to sender 6/4/1934.

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Scarce first incoming mail to Basutoland, bs 10/3, carried on the RANA F/F Nyasaland (Blantyre) to Southern Rhodesia (Salisbury), the by surface mail to Maseru. Unclaimed and returned to sender 6/4/1934.
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Lot Number: 50

(Basutoland) Maseru to Australia, bs Sydney 21/12, 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 Maseru 3 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 3
Est. price: £175.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Maseru to Australia, bs Sydney 21/12, 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 Maseru 3 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 103

(Egypt) Imperial Airways flown cover, Cairo to Athens, franked International Aviation Congress set of 5, plain Lambros cover, grey blue label, first issued in Dec 1933 to advertise the airmail service, applied on receipt by Greek PO, and tied by maroon Athens airmail received biplane cachet, also tied pale blue/white etiquette. A few faint tone spts mostly verso. See image.

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Date: 1934, Jan 10
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Imperial Airways flown cover, Cairo to Athens, franked International Aviation Congress set of 5, plain Lambros cover, grey blue label, first issued in Dec 1933 to advertise the airmail service, applied on receipt by Greek PO, and tied by maroon Athens airmail received biplane cachet, also tied pale blue/white etiquette. A few faint tone spts mostly verso. See image.
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Lot Number: 141

(GB External) LONDON TO SHANGHAI, bs 29/1, via Marseilles 10/1 and Saigon 19/1, flown at the reduced rate of 1/4d, plain cover franked 1/- & 4d canc Glasgow cds, ms 'Air Mail', blue/white airmail etiquette. This service is listed in Proud's Postal History of British Airmails page 228. But he says that no covers carried on this service have ever been seen. So this item is truly one for the exhibit..

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Date: 1934, Jan 6
Est. price: £125.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON TO SHANGHAI, bs 29/1, via Marseilles 10/1 and Saigon 19/1, flown at the reduced rate of 1/4d, plain cover franked 1/- & 4d canc Glasgow cds, ms 'Air Mail', blue/white airmail etiquette. This service is listed in Proud's Postal History of British Airmails page 228. But he says that no covers carried on this service have ever been seen. So this item is truly one for the exhibit..
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Lot Number: 142

(GB External) Airmail GB to Iraq, Reading to Hinaidi, red/white/blue Philatelic Magazine cover franked 6d, front and verso fine strike uncommon violet framed 'Please advise your correspondents that the combined air and postage fee etc ......................................................', see scan. Non invasive closed tear rh edge, see scan.

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Date: 1934, Apr 22
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Airmail GB to Iraq, Reading to Hinaidi, red/white/blue Philatelic Magazine cover franked 6d, front and verso fine strike uncommon violet framed 'Please advise your correspondents that the combined air and postage fee etc ......................................................', see scan. Non invasive closed tear rh edge, see scan.
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Lot Number: 143

(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: 144

(GB External) F/F London to Brisbane, bs 21/12, carried on the extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, rated 1/3d, red/white/blue official Imperial Airways/Qantas cover.

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Date: 1934, Dec 8
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Brisbane, bs 21/12, carried on the extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, rated 1/3d, red/white/blue official Imperial Airways/Qantas cover.
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Lot Number: 145

(GB External) London to Cloncurry, bs 20/12, carried on F/F extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, red/white/blue souvenir Imperial Airways/Qantas cover addressed to Wheatcroft and correctly rated 1/3d, canc nice strikes x3 Croydon Aerodrome cds. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Cloncurry, bs 20/12, carried on F/F extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, red/white/blue souvenir Imperial Airways/Qantas cover addressed to Wheatcroft and correctly rated 1/3d, canc nice strikes x3 Croydon Aerodrome cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 170

(GB Internal) Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, First Day souvenir cover sent to Paris, bs 8/5,  franked 1/2d canc special Exhibition postmark, yellow Apex cachet, purple perforated Apex vignette verso.

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Date: 1934, May 7
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, First Day souvenir cover sent to Paris, bs 8/5, franked 1/2d canc special Exhibition postmark, yellow Apex cachet, purple perforated Apex vignette verso.
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Lot Number: 171

(GB Internal) London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, souvenir postcard depicting the Paris Matin Pigeon Post, postmarked 7th May 1934 special Expo cancellation, brown vignette, yellow Apex cachet, sent by air to Iraq.

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Date: 1934, May 7
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, souvenir postcard depicting the Paris Matin Pigeon Post, postmarked 7th May 1934 special Expo cancellation, brown vignette, yellow Apex cachet, sent by air to Iraq.
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Lot Number: 172

(GB Internal) London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, souvenir postcard postmarked 7th May 1934 special Expo cancellation tying blue/white 'Par Avion' etiquette, purple vignette, yellow Apex cachet, and Apex publicity label, sent by air to Iraq. Verso real photo reproduction of balloon message used by a relief expedition with the hope of reaching Sir John Franklin in the arctic in 1850.

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

Description: London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, souvenir postcard postmarked 7th May 1934 special Expo cancellation tying blue/white 'Par Avion' etiquette, purple vignette, yellow Apex cachet, and Apex publicity label, sent by air to Iraq. Verso real photo reproduction of balloon message used by a relief expedition with the hope of reaching Sir John Franklin in the arctic in 1850.
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Lot Number: 173

(GB Internal) APEX London 1934, unused souvenir PPC for the Autogiro flight of 8th May. Also B&W photograph of the Autogiro aircraft G-ACWR taken at Shoreham Airport, 26th Aug 1936. Image.

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Date: 1934, May 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: APEX London 1934, unused souvenir PPC for the Autogiro flight of 8th May. Also B&W photograph of the Autogiro aircraft G-ACWR taken at Shoreham Airport, 26th Aug 1936. Image.
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Lot Number: 174

(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: £15.00
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: 175

(GB Internal) Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, PC, franked 1 1/2d canc official Exhibition postmark, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet, one red and one blue Apex vignette on front.

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Date: 1934, May 11
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Apex International Air Post Exhibition, London, PC, franked 1 1/2d canc official Exhibition postmark, red 'Apex 1934/London 7-12 May' cachet, one red and one blue Apex vignette on front.
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Lot Number: 176

(GB Internal) BASUTOLAND acceptance of mail for carriage on the Highland Airways F/F Inverness to Kirkwall, scarce Type 1 "Orcadian Envelope" correctly franked 10d canc fine 'Kirkwall/11.15am/29 MY 34' scarce imperforate red/green/black oblong rectangular vignette. By air Kirkwall-Inverness, train to London, IAW flight AS 170 to Jo'burg, surface to Maseru, arrival ds on front, and redirected to Leribe, arrival 13/6. Orcadian F/F covers are SCARCE; Type 1 vignettes on F/F covers are RARE; and such covers carried to Basutoland are EXTREMELY RARE. The cover is in fine condition.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £375.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: BASUTOLAND acceptance of mail for carriage on the Highland Airways F/F Inverness to Kirkwall, scarce Type 1 "Orcadian Envelope" correctly franked 10d canc fine 'Kirkwall/11.15am/29 MY 34' scarce imperforate red/green/black oblong rectangular vignette. By air Kirkwall-Inverness, train to London, IAW flight AS 170 to Jo'burg, surface to Maseru, arrival ds on front, and redirected to Leribe, arrival 13/6. Orcadian F/F covers are SCARCE; Type 1 vignettes on F/F covers are RARE; and such covers carried to Basutoland are EXTREMELY RARE. The cover is in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 177

(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, and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, good strike Kirkwall/12.15pm/29 MY/1934. Image.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £65.00
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, and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, good strike Kirkwall/12.15pm/29 MY/1934. Image.
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Lot Number: 178

(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: 179

(GB Internal) RAS F/F flown Bristol to Birmingham, bs 21/8, officia cover franked 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £6.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: RAS F/F flown Bristol to Birmingham, bs 21/8, officia cover franked 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 180

(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: 181

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, F/F New Contract, Liverpool to Glasgow, Philatelic Magazine cover, franked 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1934, Nov 1
Est. price: £6.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, F/F New Contract, Liverpool to Glasgow, Philatelic Magazine cover, franked 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 182

(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: £15.00
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: 183

(GB Internal) Highland Airways F/F Wick to Kirkwall, three line arrival confirmation date stamp and departure post mark both tying special red/blue vignette, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Wick cds. Most unusual for vignette to be cancelled by depart and arrival marks. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways F/F Wick to Kirkwall, three line arrival confirmation date stamp and departure post mark both tying special red/blue vignette, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Wick cds. Most unusual for vignette to be cancelled by depart and arrival marks. Image.
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Lot Number: 184

(GB Internal) Highland Airways, F/F tenth GB Inland Airmail Service Inverness-Wick-Kirkwall, Wick to Kirkwall bs '12.45pm/1 Dec/ 1934' cds, Cross cover franked 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, F/F tenth GB Inland Airmail Service Inverness-Wick-Kirkwall, Wick to Kirkwall bs '12.45pm/1 Dec/ 1934' cds, Cross cover franked 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 185

(GB Internal) Scarce 'Orcadian' Caithness envelope,Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Wick, bs,  rare grey/brick red 'Orcadian' Caithness envelope, franked 1 1/2d tying airmail etiquette. See Redgrove p49. Image.

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

Description: Scarce 'Orcadian' Caithness envelope,Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Wick, bs, rare grey/brick red 'Orcadian' Caithness envelope, franked 1 1/2d tying airmail etiquette. See Redgrove p49. Image.
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Lot Number: 246

(Interruptions and Accidents) Iraq to England delayed flight, blue/grey printed 'Air Mail/Baghdad-London' air cover, franked 23fls tied by scarce Baghdad Cantonment cds.  Departed one day late from Baghdad 10/8 due to change of aircraft at Kuwait (reason unknown, see Wingent p121) on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS WESTBOUND SERVICE IW279 arriving Alex 11/8 on Satyrus, Brindisi 11/8 on Scipio, and Croydon 13/8 on Heracles. Fine large red/white/blue 'Europe, India,Africa' vignette verso, see scan.

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Date: 1934, Aug 9
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: Iraq to England delayed flight, blue/grey printed 'Air Mail/Baghdad-London' air cover, franked 23fls tied by scarce Baghdad Cantonment cds. Departed one day late from Baghdad 10/8 due to change of aircraft at Kuwait (reason unknown, see Wingent p121) on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS WESTBOUND SERVICE IW279 arriving Alex 11/8 on Satyrus, Brindisi 11/8 on Scipio, and Croydon 13/8 on Heracles. Fine large red/white/blue 'Europe, India,Africa' vignette verso, see scan.
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Lot Number: 266

(Malaya) Imperial Airways, Kuala Lumpur to London via Penang, F/F new accelerated timetable, flight IW 263, scarce 'Speedbird' souvenir cover printed 'Kuala Lumpur /and Penang /to London', franked Malay 40c - the first inclusive air mail rate in lieu of air fee and surface rate. See Wingent, p116.

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Date: 1934, Apr 14
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Malaya

Description: Imperial Airways, Kuala Lumpur to London via Penang, F/F new accelerated timetable, flight IW 263, scarce 'Speedbird' souvenir cover printed 'Kuala Lumpur /and Penang /to London', franked Malay 40c - the first inclusive air mail rate in lieu of air fee and surface rate. See Wingent, p116.
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Lot Number: 267

(Malaya) Imperial Airways/Qantas, F/F Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, bs 22/12, carried on first regular weekly service UK-Australia, imprint etiquette airmail cover correctly franked Straits Settlements 25c canc Kuala Lumpur cds, typed 'First /By Imperial Airways/ (ms 17th) December 1934'. Non invasive ironed vertical crease, does not detract, see scan.

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Date: 1934, Dec 15
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Malaya

Description: Imperial Airways/Qantas, F/F Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, bs 22/12, carried on first regular weekly service UK-Australia, imprint etiquette airmail cover correctly franked Straits Settlements 25c canc Kuala Lumpur cds, typed 'First /By Imperial Airways/ (ms 17th) December 1934'. Non invasive ironed vertical crease, does not detract, see scan.
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Lot Number: 278

(Netherlands) KLM F/F 7th GB Inland Airmail Service, Amsterdam-Hull, plain cover franked 17 1/2c, canc Amsterdam type 1 cds,  dark blue/white 37AA/3730 airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1934, Jun 01
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: KLM F/F 7th GB Inland Airmail Service, Amsterdam-Hull, plain cover franked 17 1/2c, canc Amsterdam type 1 cds, dark blue/white 37AA/3730 airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 279

(Netherlands) KLM F/F 7th GB Inland Airmail Service, Rotterdam-Liverpool, bs 2/6, cover franked 7 1/2c, canc Amsterdam type 1 cds, tied dark blue/white 37AA/3730 airmail etiquette. However, at this time, mail was only carried as far as Hull, so the cover was returned to Luchthaven Schipol with a black two line "Contrary To Regulations" hs. Nice exhibit item.

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Date: 1934, Jun 1
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: KLM F/F 7th GB Inland Airmail Service, Rotterdam-Liverpool, bs 2/6, cover franked 7 1/2c, canc Amsterdam type 1 cds, tied dark blue/white 37AA/3730 airmail etiquette. However, at this time, mail was only carried as far as Hull, so the cover was returned to Luchthaven Schipol with a black two line "Contrary To Regulations" hs. Nice exhibit item.
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Lot Number: 280

(Netherlands ) MacRobertson Air Race, Holland to Sydney, bs 26/10, special stamp, oval red race cachet, large violet oval DR KLM cachet verso, souvenir company cover, flown by Parmentier and Moll. KLM entry.

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

Description: MacRobertson Air Race, Holland to Sydney, bs 26/10, special stamp, oval red race cachet, large violet oval DR KLM cachet verso, souvenir company cover, flown by Parmentier and Moll. KLM entry.
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Lot Number: 281

(Netherlands) Snip' Christmas flight Netherlands to Curacao, specially printed souvenir mixed frank cover franked franked with Netherland stamps inc special stamp Sc.203, postmarked Amsterdam December 12, 1934, red 'domed' 15/12 depart cachet on front, and violet 'domed' Curacao 22/12 arrival cachet verso. Also a 15c Curacao stamp canc 4/1/35 fr return to UK..The Fokker F.18 ?Snip? was piloted by J.J. Hondong. The route was Amsterdam-Marseilles-Alicante-Casablanca-Porto Praia- Paramaribo-La Guaira and finally Curacao.

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Date: 1934, Dec 15
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Snip' Christmas flight Netherlands to Curacao, specially printed souvenir mixed frank cover franked franked with Netherland stamps inc special stamp Sc.203, postmarked Amsterdam December 12, 1934, red 'domed' 15/12 depart cachet on front, and violet 'domed' Curacao 22/12 arrival cachet verso. Also a 15c Curacao stamp canc 4/1/35 fr return to UK..The Fokker F.18 ?Snip? was piloted by J.J. Hondong. The route was Amsterdam-Marseilles-Alicante-Casablanca-Porto Praia- Paramaribo-La Guaira and finally Curacao.
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Lot Number: 282

(Netherlands) Snip' Christmas flight Netherlands to Paramibo, large black 20/12 arrival cachet verso, specially printed souvenir cover franked 1o6c,  red 'domed' 15/12 depart cachet on front.. The route was Amsterdam-Marseilles-Alicante-Casablanca-Porto Praia- Paramaribo-La Guaira and finally Paramibo.

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Date: 1934, Dec 15
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Snip' Christmas flight Netherlands to Paramibo, large black 20/12 arrival cachet verso, specially printed souvenir cover franked 1o6c, red 'domed' 15/12 depart cachet on front.. The route was Amsterdam-Marseilles-Alicante-Casablanca-Porto Praia- Paramaribo-La Guaira and finally Paramibo.
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Lot Number: 283

(Netherlands) Snip' Christmas flight Netherlands to Willemstaad, violet 'domed' 22/12 arrival cachet verso,  specially printed souvenir cover franked 122c,  red 'domed' 15/12 depart cachet on front.. The route was Amsterdam-Marseilles-Alicante-Casablanca-Porto Praia- Paramaribo-La Guaira and finally Willemstaad.

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Date: 1934, Dec 15
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Snip' Christmas flight Netherlands to Willemstaad, violet 'domed' 22/12 arrival cachet verso, specially printed souvenir cover franked 122c, red 'domed' 15/12 depart cachet on front.. The route was Amsterdam-Marseilles-Alicante-Casablanca-Porto Praia- Paramaribo-La Guaira and finally Willemstaad.
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Lot Number: 289

(Netherlands Antilles) Netherlands Antilles-Curacao TEST FLIGHT Mu#24a Aruba 28/8/34 to Curacao 28/8, special 10c surcharged stampTwo ironed vertical creases verso.

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Date: 1934, Sep 28
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Netherlands Antilles

Description: Netherlands Antilles-Curacao TEST FLIGHT Mu#24a Aruba 28/8/34 to Curacao 28/8, special 10c surcharged stampTwo ironed vertical creases verso.
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Lot Number: 290

(Netherlands Antilles) F/F Curacao to Aruba, Mu#24a Aruba 28/8/34 to Curacao 28/8, Muller 25a, franked 16c, and violet 'domed' Curacao 22/12 arrival cachet verso.

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Date: 1934, Dec 24
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Netherlands Antilles

Description: F/F Curacao to Aruba, Mu#24a Aruba 28/8/34 to Curacao 28/8, Muller 25a, franked 16c, and violet 'domed' Curacao 22/12 arrival cachet verso.
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Lot Number: 310

(New Zealand) CP Ulm, first official mail, New Zealand to Australia, bs Sydney 17/2, franked 7d "Trans Tasman" opt, special cachet, official blue'buff Kiwi/Kookaburra souvenir cover.

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Date: 1934, Feb 17
Est. price: £12.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: CP Ulm, first official mail, New Zealand to Australia, bs Sydney 17/2, franked 7d "Trans Tasman" opt, special cachet, official blue'buff Kiwi/Kookaburra souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 311

(New Zealand) New Zealand to Canada, bs Rose du Lac 28/4, via Sydney 29/3 Air Mail Section, carried on Kingsford Smith's "Southern Cross" Kaita-Sydney flight, black circular flight cachet, plain cover franked 7d air +1d tying black/pale green airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1934, Mar 29
Est. price: £20.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: New Zealand to Canada, bs Rose du Lac 28/4, via Sydney 29/3 Air Mail Section, carried on Kingsford Smith's "Southern Cross" Kaita-Sydney flight, black circular flight cachet, plain cover franked 7d air +1d tying black/pale green airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 312

(New Zealand) F/F Hokitka to Haast, arrival ds on front, souvenir cover with inset of picture of pilot standing by plane,  signed by the pilot J.C.Mercer. Also B&W picrure, 12x16cm, of J.C.Mercer, who was also the founder of New Zealand Air Travel and J.D.Hewitt standing by their Fox Moths at Franz Joseph Glacier landing ground. See scans.

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Date: 1934, Dec 31
Est. price: £50.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: F/F Hokitka to Haast, arrival ds on front, souvenir cover with inset of picture of pilot standing by plane, signed by the pilot J.C.Mercer. Also B&W picrure, 12x16cm, of J.C.Mercer, who was also the founder of New Zealand Air Travel and J.D.Hewitt standing by their Fox Moths at Franz Joseph Glacier landing ground. See scans.
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Lot Number: 332

(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: £15.00
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: 333

(Nyasaland) The Nyasaland Feeder Service, Limbe to Cape Town, bs 'Houses of Parliament/12 Mar 34/Parlementshuis', via Salisbury 8/3, Wyndham 1d PSC uprated to 3 1/2d addressed to the House of Assembly, Cape Town, super strike three line 'First Flight/Regular Air Mail Service/Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia'. Francis Field authentication hs verso

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Date: 1934, Mar 7
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: The Nyasaland Feeder Service, Limbe to Cape Town, bs 'Houses of Parliament/12 Mar 34/Parlementshuis', via Salisbury 8/3, Wyndham 1d PSC uprated to 3 1/2d addressed to the House of Assembly, Cape Town, super strike three line 'First Flight/Regular Air Mail Service/Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia'. Francis Field authentication hs verso
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Lot Number: 336

(Papua and New Guinea) Papua to Scotland, Midlothian arrival cds on front, carried on the first official airmail from Papua to Australia, bs Sydney 1/8, etiquette cover, 21x10cm, franked Papua 1/- (SG120) and 2d canc Port Moresby cds, violet 'Papua-Australia' cachet.

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Date: 1934, Jul 26
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Papua and New Guinea

Description: Papua to Scotland, Midlothian arrival cds on front, carried on the first official airmail from Papua to Australia, bs Sydney 1/8, etiquette cover, 21x10cm, franked Papua 1/- (SG120) and 2d canc Port Moresby cds, violet 'Papua-Australia' cachet.
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