Lot Number: 4

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), ms  'USS Macon "Passed", canc Naranja, FL, signed by PM.

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Date: 1934, May 5
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Airship

Description: USS Macon (ZR5), ms 'USS Macon "Passed", canc Naranja, FL, signed by PM.
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Lot Number: 18

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

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Date: 1934, Feb 3
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Australia

Description: Aircrafts Pty Ltd, F/F Brisbane to Cracow, bs 3/2, plain cover franked 5d, typed "First Brisbane to Cracow".
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Lot Number: 19

(Australia) "Faith in Australia", first official airmail Australia-New Zealand, bs Christchurch, 12/4, registered (label) official black/grey 'VH-UXX Faith in Australia' souvenir cover franked 11d, canc Alberton cds and Melbourne cds, violet winged "First Official Air Mail/ Australia-New Zealand" and "Trans Tasman/New Zealand-Austalia" cachets.

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Date: 1934, Apr 6
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: "Faith in Australia", first official airmail Australia-New Zealand, bs Christchurch, 12/4, registered (label) official black/grey 'VH-UXX Faith in Australia' souvenir cover franked 11d, canc Alberton cds and Melbourne cds, violet winged "First Official Air Mail/ Australia-New Zealand" and "Trans Tasman/New Zealand-Austalia" cachets.
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Lot Number: 20

(Australia) "Faith in Australia", first official airmail Australia-New Zealand, bs Auckland 12/4, correctly franked 7d, canc Sydney cds, violet winged "First Official Air Mail" Australia-No cachet, special black/grey Arrow cover, Eus 369.

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Date: 1934, Apr 10
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: "Faith in Australia", first official airmail Australia-New Zealand, bs Auckland 12/4, correctly franked 7d, canc Sydney cds, violet winged "First Official Air Mail" Australia-No cachet, special black/grey Arrow cover, Eus 369.
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Lot Number: 21

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

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Date: 1934, Apr 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: Return of the first Imperial Airways experimental flight England-Australia, Sydney to London, correctly rated 1/11d, no arrival ds (applied to registered mail only, souvenir "All The Way" cover with IAW winged logo and route details, ANA/Qantas/Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 22

(Australia) Scarcer double rated airmail cover, Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney to Singapore, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, franked 1/6d (2x  1/2oz rate of 9d, see Wingent p130). Forwarded to Liverpool, UK, by surface.

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Date: 1934, Dec 3
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Australia

Description: Scarcer double rated airmail cover, Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney to Singapore, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, franked 1/6d (2x 1/2oz rate of 9d, see Wingent p130). Forwarded to Liverpool, UK, by surface.
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Lot Number: 23

(Australia) Rare first acceptance of mail for Cairo, Egypt from Australia for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Cairo, 22/12, also Thomas Cook Cairo 22/12 receiver, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 1/7d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, then Darwin-Cairo 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: £125.00
Category: Australia

Description: Rare first acceptance of mail for Cairo, Egypt from Australia for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Cairo, 22/12, also Thomas Cook Cairo 22/12 receiver, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 1/7d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, then Darwin-Cairo 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: 24

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for South Africa,Sydney to Cape Town, 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 3d, 1/- and 1/6d canc 'Air Mail/12 Aug 34/Sydney cds, Carried from Cairo to Cape Town 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: £40.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for South Africa,Sydney to Cape Town, 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 3d, 1/- and 1/6d canc 'Air Mail/12 Aug 34/Sydney cds, Carried from Cairo to Cape Town 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: 42

(Belgian Congo) Double first acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Broken Hill 8/3, and Blantyre 9/3, plain pale grey cover franked 3F airmail plus 2.5F overseas postage, canc Elisabethville cds, black boxed 'Avion' hs, violet st line  "First Official Air Mail" cachet, black "S.Rhodesia-Nyasaland" hs, black boxed 'Avion' hs. Carried from Elisabethville to Broken Hill by Aero Club de Katanga, then to Salisbury by Imperial Airways, then Salisbury-Blantyre on the return F/F of the new RANA service. A rare item in fine condition. Only 4 flown, see Godinas F, 1951, p133.

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Date: 1934, Mar 7
Est. price: £275.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Double first acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Broken Hill 8/3, and Blantyre 9/3, plain pale grey cover franked 3F airmail plus 2.5F overseas postage, canc Elisabethville cds, black boxed 'Avion' hs, violet st line "First Official Air Mail" cachet, black "S.Rhodesia-Nyasaland" hs, black boxed 'Avion' hs. Carried from Elisabethville to Broken Hill by Aero Club de Katanga, then to Salisbury by Imperial Airways, then Salisbury-Blantyre on the return F/F of the new RANA service. A rare item in fine condition. Only 4 flown, see Godinas F, 1951, p133.
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Lot Number: 43

(Belgian Congo) Belgian Congo to France, ELISABETHVILLE  to PARIS. To Broken Hill by AERO CLUB DE KATANGA and then by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #AN185 which left Broken Hill 20/9 September and arrived Brindisi 25/9. Bears an unusual 'Posta Aerea/25.9.34/Roma Ferrovia' transit cds. Likey put off plans at Brindisi by mistake, trained to Rome, then put back on next IAW flight to Paris. Franked F6 for F2.50 UPU rate and F3.50 air fee. Interesting.

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Date: 1934, Sep 19
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Belgian Congo to France, ELISABETHVILLE to PARIS. To Broken Hill by AERO CLUB DE KATANGA and then by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #AN185 which left Broken Hill 20/9 September and arrived Brindisi 25/9. Bears an unusual 'Posta Aerea/25.9.34/Roma Ferrovia' transit cds. Likey put off plans at Brindisi by mistake, trained to Rome, then put back on next IAW flight to Paris. Franked F6 for F2.50 UPU rate and F3.50 air fee. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 127

(GB External) UK TO ZANZIBAR by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight AS154 which left Croydon 7 /2 and carried by 'Hanno' to Khartoum 11/2, Juba 12/2 and Kisumu 13/2. Transferred to Wilson?s Airways service to Nairobi, Mombasa and Zanzibar (b/s 14 Feb). Franked 7d for ½ oz, 6d each add 6 ½ oz. double rate: 1s. 1d.

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Date: 1934, Feb 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: UK TO ZANZIBAR by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight AS154 which left Croydon 7 /2 and carried by 'Hanno' to Khartoum 11/2, Juba 12/2 and Kisumu 13/2. Transferred to Wilson?s Airways service to Nairobi, Mombasa and Zanzibar (b/s 14 Feb). Franked 7d for ½ oz, 6d each add 6 ½ oz. double rate: 1s. 1d.
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Lot Number: 128

(GB External) MAC ROBERTSON AIR RACE COVER SIGNED BY CHARLES SCOTT & TOM CAMPBELL BLACK: 1934 (24 Oct.) commemorative England-Australia Mac Robertson Air race cover franked GB ½d plus four assorted Australian adhesives addressed to Patrick Campbell, Baron's Court, London, signed on reverse by the two pilots. Fine & Scarce. See front and back scans.

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Date: 1934, Oct 20
Est. price: £375.00
Category: GB External

Description: MAC ROBERTSON AIR RACE COVER SIGNED BY CHARLES SCOTT & TOM CAMPBELL BLACK: 1934 (24 Oct.) commemorative England-Australia Mac Robertson Air race cover franked GB ½d plus four assorted Australian adhesives addressed to Patrick Campbell, Baron's Court, London, signed on reverse by the two pilots. Fine & Scarce. See front and back scans.
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Lot Number: 129

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

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

Description: MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia, Mildenhall depart cds, Palmerston arrival 15/11 cds on front, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui", signed by CE Kay.
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Lot Number: 161

(GB Internal) London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, Pigeongram, complete pad with red cachet, unused.

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Date: 1934, May 7
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, Pigeongram, complete pad with red cachet, unused.
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Lot Number: 162

(GB Internal) London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 4d, canc special Expo postmark, brown Apex cachet, flown to Gibraltar, bs 14/5. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1934, May 10
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 4d, canc special Expo postmark, brown Apex cachet, flown to Gibraltar, bs 14/5. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 163

(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: £15.00
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: 164

(GB Internal) Highland Airways, F/F Inverness to Kirkwall, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, pink/black/green 1st vignette. "Covers bearing the vignette are considerably scarcer" see Redgrove, p43. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, F/F Inverness to Kirkwall, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, pink/black/green 1st vignette. "Covers bearing the vignette are considerably scarcer" see Redgrove, p43. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 165

(GB Internal) Cover flown on Zucker's first trial rocket flight on the Sussex Downs, bearing purple 1934 Apex vignette overprinted blue 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: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Cover flown on Zucker's first trial rocket flight on the Sussex Downs, bearing purple 1934 Apex vignette overprinted blue 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: 166

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, RARE first flight commercial cover to Enfield 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. 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: £100.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, RARE first flight commercial cover to Enfield 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. 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: 167

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services, F/F Cardiff to Liverpool, bs 21/8, business postage paid envelope  unfranked 'Postage /will be/paid by/Addressee', green 'First Flight' cachet The business reply paid envelope is unusual, only a few were flown.

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

Description: Railway Air Services, F/F Cardiff to Liverpool, bs 21/8, business postage paid envelope unfranked 'Postage /will be/paid by/Addressee', green 'First Flight' cachet The business reply paid envelope is unusual, only a few were flown.
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Lot Number: 168

(GB Internal) RAS F/F Bristol to the Isle of Wight, official cover franked 1 1/2d, Bristol 20 Aug 34 machine cancel tied by black/pink Pitman label,  "By First Air Mail/(At Ordinary Letter rate)/Bristol-Isle of Wight".

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

Description: RAS F/F Bristol to the Isle of Wight, official cover franked 1 1/2d, Bristol 20 Aug 34 machine cancel tied by black/pink Pitman label, "By First Air Mail/(At Ordinary Letter rate)/Bristol-Isle of Wight".
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Lot Number: 169

(GB Internal) Highland Airways, F/F tenth GB Inland Airmail Service Inverness-Wick-Kirkwall, Wick to Inverness, bs 'Inverness/3.45pm/1 Dec/ 1934' cds, Cross cover franked 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways, F/F tenth GB Inland Airmail Service Inverness-Wick-Kirkwall, Wick to Inverness, bs 'Inverness/3.45pm/1 Dec/ 1934' cds, Cross cover franked 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 202

(Interruptions and Accidents) India to Tanganyika, BOMBAY to DAR ES SALAAM, departed Karachi 14/11 on Imperial Airways westbound service IW293 arriving Cairo bs 16/11 where it transferred to IAW Africa southbound service AS194 one day late because flying boat Sylvanus was delayed at Athens by headwinds. Printed commercial cover datestamped Bombay 12/11, backstamped Cairo 16/11 and Dar es Salaam 21/11.The AS194 Brindisi-Cairo section was scheduled to be flown in one day, but after Sylvanus arrived at Athens her departure was delayed by headwinds until next morning. The service continued to run one day late until departure from Salisbury on 22/11. The cover was off-loaded at Kisumu on the 20th and was then flown to Dar es Salaam the next day by Wilson Airways' Coastal Service. A truly rare three airline item with fantastic routing, refs Wingent ,and ex the Ted Proud 
collection.

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Date: 1934, Nov 12
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: India to Tanganyika, BOMBAY to DAR ES SALAAM, departed Karachi 14/11 on Imperial Airways westbound service IW293 arriving Cairo bs 16/11 where it transferred to IAW Africa southbound service AS194 one day late because flying boat Sylvanus was delayed at Athens by headwinds. Printed commercial cover datestamped Bombay 12/11, backstamped Cairo 16/11 and Dar es Salaam 21/11.The AS194 Brindisi-Cairo section was scheduled to be flown in one day, but after Sylvanus arrived at Athens her departure was delayed by headwinds until next morning. The service continued to run one day late until departure from Salisbury on 22/11. The cover was off-loaded at Kisumu on the 20th and was then flown to Dar es Salaam the next day by Wilson Airways' Coastal Service. A truly rare three airline item with fantastic routing, refs Wingent ,and ex the Ted Proud collection.
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Lot Number: 244

(Malaya) First acceptance at the 25c inclusive rate, Penang to London,  pale grey imprint etiquette air cover, franked 25c B8&Co perfin, carried on IAW regular service, typed 'Per Imperial Airways.'

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Date: 1934, Nov 17
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Malaya

Description: First acceptance at the 25c inclusive rate, Penang to London, pale grey imprint etiquette air cover, franked 25c B8&Co perfin, carried on IAW regular service, typed 'Per Imperial Airways.'
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Lot Number: 245

(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: 257

(Netherlands) KLM F/F 7th GB Inland Airmail Service, Amsterdam-Liverpool, bs Warrington 2/6, plain cover franked 1 1/2c, canc Amsterdam type 1 cds, airmail etiquette. cover franked 17 1/2c.

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Date: 1934, Jun 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: KLM F/F 7th GB Inland Airmail Service, Amsterdam-Liverpool, bs Warrington 2/6, plain cover franked 1 1/2c, canc Amsterdam type 1 cds, airmail etiquette. cover franked 17 1/2c.
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Lot Number: 258

(Netherlands ) Mac Robertson Air Race, Holland to Australia, bs Sydney 26/10, special red DR oval cachet, violet three line "By KLM/London-Melbourne/Air Race 1934" cachet, official mail carried on the KLM "Uiver" flown by Parmentier. Small lower rh corner nibble, otherwise fine. See scan.

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Date: 1934, Oct 17
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Mac Robertson Air Race, Holland to Australia, bs Sydney 26/10, special red DR oval cachet, violet three line "By KLM/London-Melbourne/Air Race 1934" cachet, official mail carried on the KLM "Uiver" flown by Parmentier. Small lower rh corner nibble, otherwise fine. See scan.
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Lot Number: 259

(Netherlands ) MacRobertson Air Race, Holland to New Zealand, via Melbourne 24/10, franked 82 1/2c + special triangular stamp, canc Gravenhage 17/10, oval red race cachet, KLM printed souvenir race cover, flown by Parmentier and Moll. Also B&W photocard showing plane and pilots. Image.

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Date: 1934, Oct 20
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: MacRobertson Air Race, Holland to New Zealand, via Melbourne 24/10, franked 82 1/2c + special triangular stamp, canc Gravenhage 17/10, oval red race cachet, KLM printed souvenir race cover, flown by Parmentier and Moll. Also B&W photocard showing plane and pilots. Image.
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Lot Number: 260

(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: £25.00
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: 268

(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: 269

(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: 288

(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: 302

(Nyasaland) First acceptance of northbound mail from Salisbury, Blantyre to London, bs 19/3, official cachet, Wheatcroft  "leopard silhouette" cover, carried on RANA F/F Blantyre to Salisbury, then on IAW Cape to London  flight # AN 157, see Wngent p55, RANA/IAW.

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Date: 1934, Mar 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: First acceptance of northbound mail from Salisbury, Blantyre to London, bs 19/3, official cachet, Wheatcroft "leopard silhouette" cover, carried on RANA F/F Blantyre to Salisbury, then on IAW Cape to London flight # AN 157, see Wngent p55, RANA/IAW.
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Lot Number: 303

(Nyasaland) Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways first direct official airmail from Nyasaland to South West Africa,  Limbe to Windhoek 11/3, via Blantyre 8/3 and Salisbury 8/3, black boxed three line "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia" cachet, airmail etiquette cover franked 7d.

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Date: 1934, Mar 7
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways first direct official airmail from Nyasaland to South West Africa, Limbe to Windhoek 11/3, via Blantyre 8/3 and Salisbury 8/3, black boxed three line "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia" cachet, airmail etiquette cover franked 7d.
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Lot Number: 306

(Papua and New Guinea) F/F Papua-Australia, PORT MORESBY TO CAIRNS, bs 31/7, etiquette cover franked 8d, violet 'Papua-Australia' cachet.

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

Description: F/F Papua-Australia, PORT MORESBY TO CAIRNS, bs 31/7, etiquette cover franked 8d, violet 'Papua-Australia' cachet.
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Lot Number: 307

(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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Lot Number: 308

(Papua and New Guinea) Port Moresby to Salamaua, bs 27/7, via Lae 27/7, carried on F/F Papua to Australia, airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, violet F/F cachet.

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Date: 1934, Jul 26
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Papua and New Guinea

Description: Port Moresby to Salamaua, bs 27/7, via Lae 27/7, carried on F/F Papua to Australia, airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, violet F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 329

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Nyasaland to France, ZOMBA to PARIS, by train to Salisbury , then transferred to Imperial Airways Africa Service flight # AN149 which left Salisbury 13 January on Amalthea to Mbeya, Kosti 14/1 on Horsa to Cairo 16/1, 17/1 to Athens on Scipio, 18/1 to Brindisi on Sylvanus, and on to London where flight was annulled by red double bar Jusqu'a. Then back to Paris, bs 21/3 by train. Plain cover, some rough opening top edge, see scan.

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Date: 1934, Jan 6
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Nyasaland to France, ZOMBA to PARIS, by train to Salisbury , then transferred to Imperial Airways Africa Service flight # AN149 which left Salisbury 13 January on Amalthea to Mbeya, Kosti 14/1 on Horsa to Cairo 16/1, 17/1 to Athens on Scipio, 18/1 to Brindisi on Sylvanus, and on to London where flight was annulled by red double bar Jusqu'a. Then back to Paris, bs 21/3 by train. Plain cover, some rough opening top edge, see scan.
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Lot Number: 330

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Denmark to Tanganyika, COPENHAGEN to DAR es SALAAM. By DLH to Berlin bs 18/1, then train to Vienna, then DLH to Athens bs 19/1 where transferred to Imperial Airways Africa southbound service AS151 which left 19/1 (Helena) arriving Nairobi 24/1 (Amalthea) where transferred to Wilson Airways for same day delivery to Dar es Salaam bs 24/1. Etiquette cover franked 1K 16 ore. Minor non invasive top edge defect, see scan.Good routing.

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Date: 1934, Jan 17
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Denmark to Tanganyika, COPENHAGEN to DAR es SALAAM. By DLH to Berlin bs 18/1, then train to Vienna, then DLH to Athens bs 19/1 where transferred to Imperial Airways Africa southbound service AS151 which left 19/1 (Helena) arriving Nairobi 24/1 (Amalthea) where transferred to Wilson Airways for same day delivery to Dar es Salaam bs 24/1. Etiquette cover franked 1K 16 ore. Minor non invasive top edge defect, see scan.Good routing.
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Lot Number: 331

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Germany to SW Africa, BERLIN TO OMARURU, bs,. By Lufthansa to Athens 19 January (b/s). By Imperial Airways Africa Service flight AS151 on Helena leaving 20 January, transferring to Amalthea arriving Kimberley 27 January. Then from Kimberley to destination by South African Airways 28 January. Franked 95pf for 25pf UPU and (10gm) air fee 70pf. Good routing.

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Date: 1934, Jan 18
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Germany to SW Africa, BERLIN TO OMARURU, bs,. By Lufthansa to Athens 19 January (b/s). By Imperial Airways Africa Service flight AS151 on Helena leaving 20 January, transferring to Amalthea arriving Kimberley 27 January. Then from Kimberley to destination by South African Airways 28 January. Franked 95pf for 25pf UPU and (10gm) air fee 70pf. Good routing.
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Lot Number: 332

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Kenya to Egypt. By Imperial Airways service AN155 which left Nairobi 25 February on Amalthea and from Juba to Cairo on Hadrian, arriving one day late on 28 February (b/s). Delivered to Port Said 1 March (b/s). Addressed to passenger aboard 'Llandovery Castle' which became a famous hospital ship in WWII. Cover franked 55c for air rate, minor rough flap opening, see scan . DELAY.

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Date: 1934, Feb 23
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Kenya to Egypt. By Imperial Airways service AN155 which left Nairobi 25 February on Amalthea and from Juba to Cairo on Hadrian, arriving one day late on 28 February (b/s). Delivered to Port Said 1 March (b/s). Addressed to passenger aboard 'Llandovery Castle' which became a famous hospital ship in WWII. Cover franked 55c for air rate, minor rough flap opening, see scan . DELAY.
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Lot Number: 333

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) MAURITANIA, Air France within Africa service, cover postmarked Atar (Mauritania) March 14, 1934 and addressed to an interpreter (for Air France ?) in Port-Etienne (Mauritania) with arrival b/s March 31st and transit b/s in Saint-Louis (Senיgal) of March 23rd. Atar is located in the interior of Mauritania just west of Port-Etienne and much closer to it than the southern city of Port-Louis. Instead of travelling by land from Atar to Port-Etienne this airmail cover travelled by land from Atar to Saint-Louis then, probably because of insufficient postage, went by land all the way up to Port-Etienne. This cover saw a lot of desert roads. Scott 27 (2) and 32 (2).

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Date: 1934, Mar 14
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: MAURITANIA, Air France within Africa service, cover postmarked Atar (Mauritania) March 14, 1934 and addressed to an interpreter (for Air France ?) in Port-Etienne (Mauritania) with arrival b/s March 31st and transit b/s in Saint-Louis (Senיgal) of March 23rd. Atar is located in the interior of Mauritania just west of Port-Etienne and much closer to it than the southern city of Port-Louis. Instead of travelling by land from Atar to Port-Etienne this airmail cover travelled by land from Atar to Saint-Louis then, probably because of insufficient postage, went by land all the way up to Port-Etienne. This cover saw a lot of desert roads. Scott 27 (2) and 32 (2).
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Lot Number: 334

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) CONGO-KENYA, Elisabethville to Nairobi, via Broken Hill 18/7, plain cover, black framed 'Avion' hs. To Broken Hill by AERO CLUB DE KATANGA and by Imperial Airways AN 176 on 'Artemis' to Nairobi., FRANKED F5.50 for F2.50 UPU rate plus F3.00 air fee.  Nice routing. Some rough opening verso, otherwise fine, see scan.

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Date: 1934, Jul 17
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: CONGO-KENYA, Elisabethville to Nairobi, via Broken Hill 18/7, plain cover, black framed 'Avion' hs. To Broken Hill by AERO CLUB DE KATANGA and by Imperial Airways AN 176 on 'Artemis' to Nairobi., FRANKED F5.50 for F2.50 UPU rate plus F3.00 air fee. Nice routing. Some rough opening verso, otherwise fine, see scan.
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Lot Number: 335

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Czechoslovakia to Sudan, BRATISLAVA TO UM RUABA VIA KHARTOUM AND HASSA HEISA. Sent by train to Athens because there were no winter air services, arriving Athens Airport 15/12 cds. Missed the AS198 which had departed Athens on 14/121934, so caught AS199 which departed 22/12 arriving Khartoum 23/12 cds and sent on by train to Hassa Heissa, its original destination, where it arrived next day bs 24/12. There it was re-addressed and sent  c400 miles by train to Um Ruaba where an **Dec 34  arrival ds was applied. Plain airmail etiquette cover, ms 'Flugpost', violet framed 'Lotecka posta' hs RATED 5k50. The ordinary surface postage was 2.50K for first 20 gr. and Proud gives an air mail rate to Sudan of 2.50K per 10 gr. So it may be 50c overpaid. A scarce journey with superb routing.

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Date: 1934, Dec 12
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Czechoslovakia to Sudan, BRATISLAVA TO UM RUABA VIA KHARTOUM AND HASSA HEISA. Sent by train to Athens because there were no winter air services, arriving Athens Airport 15/12 cds. Missed the AS198 which had departed Athens on 14/121934, so caught AS199 which departed 22/12 arriving Khartoum 23/12 cds and sent on by train to Hassa Heissa, its original destination, where it arrived next day bs 24/12. There it was re-addressed and sent c400 miles by train to Um Ruaba where an **Dec 34 arrival ds was applied. Plain airmail etiquette cover, ms 'Flugpost', violet framed 'Lotecka posta' hs RATED 5k50. The ordinary surface postage was 2.50K for first 20 gr. and Proud gives an air mail rate to Sudan of 2.50K per 10 gr. So it may be 50c overpaid. A scarce journey with superb routing.
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Lot Number: 361

(Singapore) Imperial Airways/Qantas, F/F Singapore to New Zealand, no arrival ds, via Brisbane, bs 21/12, carried on the first regular weekly service UK-Australia, franked Straits Settlements 25c, canc Ipoh 12 DE 1934 cds, plain cover, typed 'First Official Air Mail/Singapore to Australia.

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Date: 1934, Dec 16
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Imperial Airways/Qantas, F/F Singapore to New Zealand, no arrival ds, via Brisbane, bs 21/12, carried on the first regular weekly service UK-Australia, franked Straits Settlements 25c, canc Ipoh 12 DE 1934 cds, plain cover, typed 'First Official Air Mail/Singapore to Australia.
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Lot Number: 378

(South Africa) The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from South Africa to Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, for carriage on the F/F R.A.N.A. Southern Rhodesia-Nyasaland service,  Imperial Airways blue winged logo corner cover franked  4d x2 +1d South Africa 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 black two line 'S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland' and violet st. line 'First Official Air Mail' hand stamps. The flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given"....."The most desirable F/F's are those posted on the Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union".  See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A rare cover in fine condition.

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

Description: The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from South Africa to Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, for carriage on the F/F R.A.N.A. Southern Rhodesia-Nyasaland service, Imperial Airways blue winged logo corner cover franked 4d x2 +1d South Africa 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 black two line 'S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland' and violet st. line 'First Official Air Mail' hand stamps. The flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given"....."The most desirable F/F's are those posted on the Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union". See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A rare cover in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 379

(South Africa) Royal Tour, HRH Prince George, carried from Royal Train to Cape Town, bs 9/3, registered Klondyke (hs) cover franked 7d canc special RT crested postmark tying black/orange airmail etiquette..

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Royal Tour, HRH Prince George, carried from Royal Train to Cape Town, bs 9/3, registered Klondyke (hs) cover franked 7d canc special RT crested postmark tying black/orange airmail etiquette..
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Lot Number: 380

(South Africa) S Africa to USA, DURBAN to NEW YORK, by Union Airways to Johannesburg, departing on 22/8 on Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN181 and carried, in succession, by Artemis, Hadrian, Scipio, Sylvanus and finally Heracles, arriving London 30/8 where the grey blue/black airmail etiquette was cancelled by a red London double bar Jusqua hs. On by sea , delivered 8/9 private dated receiver. Plain cover, typed 'Per Imperial Airways', RATED 11d. Ex Proud collection.

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Date: 1934, Aug 17
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: S Africa to USA, DURBAN to NEW YORK, by Union Airways to Johannesburg, departing on 22/8 on Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN181 and carried, in succession, by Artemis, Hadrian, Scipio, Sylvanus and finally Heracles, arriving London 30/8 where the grey blue/black airmail etiquette was cancelled by a red London double bar Jusqua hs. On by sea , delivered 8/9 private dated receiver. Plain cover, typed 'Per Imperial Airways', RATED 11d. Ex Proud collection.
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Lot Number: 401

(Southern Rhodesia) RANA F/F Salisbury to Zomba, bs 10/3, black two line "S Rhodesia Nyasaland" hs's, official souvenir  cover with trimotor plane and text franked 4d. Ironed horizontal crease and 5mm non invasive closed top edge tear.

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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, official souvenir cover with trimotor plane and text franked 4d. Ironed horizontal crease and 5mm non invasive closed top edge tear.
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Lot Number: 402

(Southern Rhodesia) RANA, F/F Salisbury to Limbe, Nyasaland, bs 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3, plain etiquette cover franked 4d, violet straight line "First Official Air Mail" and black two line "S Rhodesia Nyasaland" cachets. Very fine.

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

Description: RANA, F/F Salisbury to Limbe, Nyasaland, bs 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3, plain etiquette cover franked 4d, violet straight line "First Official Air Mail" and black two line "S Rhodesia Nyasaland" cachets. Very fine.
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