Lot Number: 17

(Australia) "Faith in Australia", first official airmail Australia-New Zealand, bs Cheistchurch 12/4,  plain cover franked 9d (inc SG 139a cat £55 used) canc Melbourne machine cancel, violet winged "First Official Air Mail/ Australia-New Zealand" cachet.

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Date: 1934, Apr 10
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Australia

Description: "Faith in Australia", first official airmail Australia-New Zealand, bs Cheistchurch 12/4, plain cover franked 9d (inc SG 139a cat £55 used) canc Melbourne machine cancel, violet winged "First Official Air Mail/ Australia-New Zealand" cachet.
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Lot Number: 18

(Australia) MacRobertson Miller Aviation Co, F/F Daly Waters-Perth, bs 12/10, airmal etiquette cover franked 5d.

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Date: 1934, Oct 8
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: MacRobertson Miller Aviation Co, F/F Daly Waters-Perth, bs 12/10, airmal etiquette cover franked 5d.
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Lot Number: 19

(Australia) AUSTRALIA TO EGYPT, rare first acceptance  of mail for Alexandria, Egypt from Australia for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Sydney to Alexandria bs 22/12, via Cairo 22/12, also large violet oval Thomas Cook Cairo 24/12 receiver, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 1/7d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, then Darwin-Alexandria by IAW IW 298. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.

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

Description: AUSTRALIA TO EGYPT, rare first acceptance of mail for Alexandria, Egypt from Australia for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Sydney to Alexandria bs 22/12, via Cairo 22/12, also large violet oval Thomas Cook Cairo 24/12 receiver, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 1/7d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, then Darwin-Alexandria by IAW IW 298. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.
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Lot Number: 20

(Australia) First flight Brisbane to London souvenir cover rated 1/6d.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Australia

Description: First flight Brisbane to London souvenir cover rated 1/6d.
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Lot Number: 21

(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: £125.00
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: 22

(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: £55.00
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: 23

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Africa, Sydney to Mpika, Northern Rhodesia, bs 26/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d, 2d, and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Sydney/12 Dec 34/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Mpika 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: £55.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Africa, Sydney to Mpika, Northern Rhodesia, bs 26/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d, 2d, and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used), canc 'Sydney/12 Dec 34/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Mpika 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: 24

(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: £50.00
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: 25

(Australia) Rare first acceptance of mail for Mozambique, Kew to Beira, bs 28/12, via Cairo 22/12 and Ambulancia/Beira-Umtali/27/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service to Broken Hill, then by La Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar to Beira, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d x2 and 2d, 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.

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Date: 1934, Dec 12
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Australia

Description: Rare first acceptance of mail for Mozambique, Kew to Beira, bs 28/12, via Cairo 22/12 and Ambulancia/Beira-Umtali/27/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service to Broken Hill, then by La Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar to Beira, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d x2 and 2d, 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.
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Lot Number: 32

(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: £125.00
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: 33

(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: £120.00
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: 34

(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: £100.00
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: 35

(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: £150.00
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: 105

(GB External) Rare first acceptance of mail carried from England to Malta by the new Imperial Airways speeded up service, PC franked 2 1/2d canc London cds, bs Valletta MY 5/34, typed 'London-Malta, airmail etiquette, sent from Francis Field to Forbes-Bentley, also Francis Field authentication hs verso. See p19, Air Mails of Malta, Malta Study Circle Paper 29, pub 2000. Not referenced in Wingent or Proud.. so definitely one or the exhibit. Image.

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Date: 1934, May 4
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB External

Description: Rare first acceptance of mail carried from England to Malta by the new Imperial Airways speeded up service, PC franked 2 1/2d canc London cds, bs Valletta MY 5/34, typed 'London-Malta, airmail etiquette, sent from Francis Field to Forbes-Bentley, also Francis Field authentication hs verso. See p19, Air Mails of Malta, Malta Study Circle Paper 29, pub 2000. Not referenced in Wingent or Proud.. so definitely one or the exhibit. Image.
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Lot Number: 106

(GB External) London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, SOUVENIR POSTCARD TO PERNAMBUT, INDIA ,bs 26/5, depicting postcard flown in Australia by Capt. H Butler, postmarked 8th May 1934 special Expo cancellation, red Apex cachet..

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Date: 1934, May 10
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: London International Air Post Exhibition 1934, SOUVENIR POSTCARD TO PERNAMBUT, INDIA ,bs 26/5, depicting postcard flown in Australia by Capt. H Butler, postmarked 8th May 1934 special Expo cancellation, red Apex cachet..
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Lot Number: 107

(GB External) KLM F/F Liverpool to Gravenhage, 1/6 arrival cds on front, airmail etiquette cover franked 4d.

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

Description: KLM F/F Liverpool to Gravenhage, 1/6 arrival cds on front, airmail etiquette cover franked 4d.
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Lot Number: 108

(GB External) First acceptance of mail for South Africa, bs Kimberley 30/1, from London at the new 6d Flat Rate for letters, IAW southbound service #AS195. Etiquette letter franked 6d carried Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Khartoum, Horsa to Kisumu, Atlanta to Jo'burg and Amalthea to C. Town. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.

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Date: 1934, Nov 17
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of mail for South Africa, bs Kimberley 30/1, from London at the new 6d Flat Rate for letters, IAW southbound service #AS195. Etiquette letter franked 6d carried Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Khartoum, Horsa to Kisumu, Atlanta to Jo'burg and Amalthea to C. Town. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.
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Lot Number: 109

(GB External) First acceptance of mail for South Africa, bs Kimberley 30/1, from London at the new 6d Flat Rate for letters, IAW southbound service #AS195. Etiquette letter to Wyndham franked 6d carried Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Khartoum, Horsa to Kisumu, Atlanta to Jo'burg and Amalthea to C. Town. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.

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Date: 1934, Nov 17
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of mail for South Africa, bs Kimberley 30/1, from London at the new 6d Flat Rate for letters, IAW southbound service #AS195. Etiquette letter to Wyndham franked 6d carried Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Khartoum, Horsa to Kisumu, Atlanta to Jo'burg and Amalthea to C. Town. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.
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Lot Number: 110

(GB External) LONDON to NAIROBI, bs 27/11, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#195, by Heracles to Brindisi, flying boat Satyrus to Khartoum, and Horsa to Nairobi. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at the NEW air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p64, pub 1991.

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Date: 1934, Nov 17
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON to NAIROBI, bs 27/11, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#195, by Heracles to Brindisi, flying boat Satyrus to Khartoum, and Horsa to Nairobi. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at the NEW air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p64, pub 1991.
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Lot Number: 111

(GB External) LONDON TO WADI HALFA, bs 24/11, first acceptance of mail for Sudan, at the new 2d Flat Rate for cards, IAW southbound service #AS195. PC franked 2d, carried Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Wadi Halfa. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. Scarce item, difficult to find. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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

Description: LONDON TO WADI HALFA, bs 24/11, first acceptance of mail for Sudan, at the new 2d Flat Rate for cards, IAW southbound service #AS195. PC franked 2d, carried Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Wadi Halfa. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. Scarce item, difficult to find. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 112

(GB External) First acceptance of mail for South Africa, bs Cape Town 30/1, from London at the new 3d Flat Rate for cards, IAW southbound service #AS195. PC franked 3d, carried Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Khartoum, Horsa to Kisumu, Atlanta to Jo'burg and Amalthea to C. Town. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. Faint bend top rh corner, just visible only from the back. See scan.

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Date: 1934, Nov 21
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of mail for South Africa, bs Cape Town 30/1, from London at the new 3d Flat Rate for cards, IAW southbound service #AS195. PC franked 3d, carried Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Khartoum, Horsa to Kisumu, Atlanta to Jo'burg and Amalthea to C. Town. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. Faint bend top rh corner, just visible only from the back. See scan.
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Lot Number: 113

(GB External) First acceptance of mail for South Africa, bs Cape Town 30/1, from London at the new 6d Flat Rate for letters, IAW southbound service #AS195. Airmail etiquette cover franked 6d, carried Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Khartoum, Horsa to Kisumu, Atlanta to Jo'burg and Amalthea to C. Town. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.

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Date: 1934, Nov 21
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of mail for South Africa, bs Cape Town 30/1, from London at the new 6d Flat Rate for letters, IAW southbound service #AS195. Airmail etiquette cover franked 6d, carried Heracles to Brindisi, Satyrus to Khartoum, Horsa to Kisumu, Atlanta to Jo'burg and Amalthea to C. Town. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.
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Lot Number: 140

(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: 141

(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: 142

(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: 143

(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: 144

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

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

Description: Cover flown on Zucker's first trial rocket flight on the Sussex Downs, bearing blue 1934 Apex vignette overprinted red for the rocket post, hand stamped with the trial firing cachet in black , red machine postmark Brighton 6 June 1934. Signed by Gerhard Zucker.
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Lot Number: 145

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, a rare first flight, Douglas to Birmingham via Manchester, bs Birmingham 21 Aug 34, flown to Manchester on the first day of the service, then by rail to Birmingham, an official cover franked KGV 1 1/2d and postmarked 'Douglas Isle of Man/ 10am/20 Aug 1934', typed "By Air from Isle of Man to Birmingham". According to Redgrove, p61, flown Douglas-Manchester covers are very rare due to an error made by RAS officials at Douglas, who posted the bulk of the souvenir mail after the plane had left for Manchester. These bear a 4pm postmark. Only a handful were posted in time for the flight - these are postmarked 10am. Only 10 such are known and even fewer have back stamps.

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Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, a rare first flight, Douglas to Birmingham via Manchester, bs Birmingham 21 Aug 34, flown to Manchester on the first day of the service, then by rail to Birmingham, an official cover franked KGV 1 1/2d and postmarked 'Douglas Isle of Man/ 10am/20 Aug 1934', typed "By Air from Isle of Man to Birmingham". According to Redgrove, p61, flown Douglas-Manchester covers are very rare due to an error made by RAS officials at Douglas, who posted the bulk of the souvenir mail after the plane had left for Manchester. These bear a 4pm postmark. Only a handful were posted in time for the flight - these are postmarked 10am. Only 10 such are known and even fewer have back stamps.
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Lot Number: 146

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, new timetable, Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Liverpool to Belfast, airmail etiquette cover posted on arrival, franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/1 Nov/34 cds, also fine boxed purple 'Railway Air Service 3d paid' and 'Liverpool, Lime St' and 'First Flight' cachets applied in Liverpool. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Scotland and Ireland.

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

Description: Railway Air Service, new timetable, Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Liverpool to Belfast, airmail etiquette cover posted on arrival, franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/1 Nov/34 cds, also fine boxed purple 'Railway Air Service 3d paid' and 'Liverpool, Lime St' and 'First Flight' cachets applied in Liverpool. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Scotland and Ireland.
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Lot Number: 147

(GB Internal) F/F tenth GB Inland Airmail Service, Wick to Kirkwall, b/s 1/12, Cross cover, Highland Airways,

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

Description: F/F tenth GB Inland Airmail Service, Wick to Kirkwall, b/s 1/12, Cross cover, Highland Airways,
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Lot Number: 148

(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: £28.00
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: 194

(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: 224

(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: 231

(Northern Rhodesia) F/F, Broken Hill to Mozambique, bs 3/8, French feeder service, Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill Air Mail 2/8/34" 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 Mozambique, bs 3/8, French feeder service, Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill Air Mail 2/8/34" 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: 232

(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: £25.00
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: 235

(Papua and New Guinea) Ulm and Allan's return flight in "Faith in Ausralia" flown from ort Moresby 26/7 to Melbourne 1/8,  franked 5d Papua and 8d New Guinea stamps, violet octagonal flight cachet..

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Date: 1934, Jul 26
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Papua and New Guinea

Description: Ulm and Allan's return flight in "Faith in Ausralia" flown from ort Moresby 26/7 to Melbourne 1/8, franked 5d Papua and 8d New Guinea stamps, violet octagonal flight cachet..
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Lot Number: 255

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) 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 smudging along lower front edge from over inking of overlying cover. Hence reduced estimate. Would normally realise c £80.

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Date: 1934, Jul 30
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

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 smudging along lower front edge from over inking of overlying cover. Hence reduced estimate. Would normally realise c £80.
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Lot Number: 262

(Singapore) First regular westbound after extension Rangoon to Singapore, Singapore to London, souvenir 'speedbird' cover correctly franked 43c (8c post, 35c air fee) canc 29 DE 1933. Difficult to find.

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Date: 1934, Jan 1
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Singapore

Description: First regular westbound after extension Rangoon to Singapore, Singapore to London, souvenir 'speedbird' cover correctly franked 43c (8c post, 35c air fee) canc 29 DE 1933. Difficult to find.
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Lot Number: 263

(Singapore) Imperial Airways/Qantas, signed F/F Singapore to Perth, bs 21/12, a fine and cover carried on first regular weekly service UK-Australia, correctly franked Straits Settlements 25c, etiquette cover, ms 'leaving RAF aerodrome, Seletav, Singapore on Sunday 16,12,34',  signed by V. Gory Wilson, Imperial Airways chief pilot based at Singapore.

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Date: 1934, Dec 14
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Imperial Airways/Qantas, signed F/F Singapore to Perth, bs 21/12, a fine and cover carried on first regular weekly service UK-Australia, correctly franked Straits Settlements 25c, etiquette cover, ms 'leaving RAF aerodrome, Seletav, Singapore on Sunday 16,12,34', signed by V. Gory Wilson, Imperial Airways chief pilot based at Singapore.
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Lot Number: 274

(South Africa) Stampless O.H.M.S. cover to L.A.Wyndham, House of Assembly, Cape Town with the Royal Tour datestamp and violet oval 'ROYAL TOUR  H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE/OFFICIAL FREE/1934' bilingual cachet, backstamped at Cape Town (Mar 9), signed by the postmaster of the Royal Train and the S.A.A. pilot Pat  Murdoch. Special instructions were issued stating that all official correspondence from the Royal Train was to go by air where possible. Very scarce and unusual.

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £300.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Stampless O.H.M.S. cover to L.A.Wyndham, House of Assembly, Cape Town with the Royal Tour datestamp and violet oval 'ROYAL TOUR H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE/OFFICIAL FREE/1934' bilingual cachet, backstamped at Cape Town (Mar 9), signed by the postmaster of the Royal Train and the S.A.A. pilot Pat Murdoch. Special instructions were issued stating that all official correspondence from the Royal Train was to go by air where possible. Very scarce and unusual.
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Lot Number: 286

(Tanganyika) Wilson Airways, Dar es Salaam to Tanga, bs 22/11, airmail cover franked 35c, violet framed 'Feeder Service, bearing six signatures including three well known Wilson Airways pilots, WM Bawden, AN Francombe and A Noon, also ? CF Morris, FD Winglet and C Swynnerton the world famous tsetse fly scientist  who died in a de Havilland Leopard Moth plane crash four years later on 8 June 1938. Accompanying this cover is a newspaper cutting reporting the accident and that WM Bawden, the pilot was also killed. Exlaining six signatures on an apparently routine internal air cover flown four years earlier, including those of three well known  pilots and a world famous scientist who all worked in Tanganyika, will not only be an exciting challenge but one which, if successful, will likely add significant value to this unusual item.

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Date: 1934, Nov 22
Est. price: £200.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Wilson Airways, Dar es Salaam to Tanga, bs 22/11, airmail cover franked 35c, violet framed 'Feeder Service, bearing six signatures including three well known Wilson Airways pilots, WM Bawden, AN Francombe and A Noon, also ? CF Morris, FD Winglet and C Swynnerton the world famous tsetse fly scientist who died in a de Havilland Leopard Moth plane crash four years later on 8 June 1938. Accompanying this cover is a newspaper cutting reporting the accident and that WM Bawden, the pilot was also killed. Exlaining six signatures on an apparently routine internal air cover flown four years earlier, including those of three well known pilots and a world famous scientist who all worked in Tanganyika, will not only be an exciting challenge but one which, if successful, will likely add significant value to this unusual item.
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Lot Number: 293

(United States) Navy Massed Flight, Calforia to Canal Zone, winged propeller souvenir cover franked 3c, canc USS Wright Acapulco/Mexico. AmAMC T/O 1205.

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Date: 1934, Apr 10
Est. price: £65.00
Category: United States

Description: Navy Massed Flight, Calforia to Canal Zone, winged propeller souvenir cover franked 3c, canc USS Wright Acapulco/Mexico. AmAMC T/O 1205.
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Lot Number: 294

(United States) Mass Naval Flight, (San Francisco)-Washington-Alaska, airmail cover franked 6c, canc Washington cds, large official flight cachet. T/O 1213.

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Date: 1934, Jul 19
Est. price: £25.00
Category: United States

Description: Mass Naval Flight, (San Francisco)-Washington-Alaska, airmail cover franked 6c, canc Washington cds, large official flight cachet. T/O 1213.
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