Lot Number: 48

(Australia) New England Airways Ltd, F/F Rockhampton to Mackay, b/s 15/9, carried on the F/F Brisbane-Townsville service, Eustis cover franked 5d, typed 'First  Flight/Rockhampton-Mackay'.

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Date: 1935, Sep 15
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Australia

Description: New England Airways Ltd, F/F Rockhampton to Mackay, b/s 15/9, carried on the F/F Brisbane-Townsville service, Eustis cover franked 5d, typed 'First Flight/Rockhampton-Mackay'.
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Lot Number: 49

(Australia) Holymans Airways, F/F Melbourne to Canberra, bs 7/10 airmail etiquette cover franked 5d.

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Date: 1935, Oct 7
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Australia

Description: Holymans Airways, F/F Melbourne to Canberra, bs 7/10 airmail etiquette cover franked 5d.
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Lot Number: 50

(Australia) Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Melbourne, bs 28/11, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Mount Gambier to Melbourne". Small mail.

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Date: 1935, Nov 26
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Australia

Description: Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Melbourne, bs 28/11, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Mount Gambier to Melbourne". Small mail.
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Lot Number: 69

(Belgium) Count De Looz-Corswarem, Mahieu and D'Hoore official flight to the Congo via the shortest route over the Libyan desert via Tunis-Sebha-Fort Lamy, Brussels to Leopoldville 17/10, carried by air to Leopoldville, then returned by surface mail to Belgium, Van Reet pictorial card franked Belgium 1F and Belgium 1c to obtain ultimate arrival mark (1/12) and Congo 75c canc Lepoldville 17/10, black "Raid Mahieu" cachets front and verso, signed by Count De Looz-Corswarem under a handwritten comment on the deferred departure from Brussels. Rare, only ten such items were carried. Ex Clowes.

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Date: 1935, Oct 1
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Count De Looz-Corswarem, Mahieu and D'Hoore official flight to the Congo via the shortest route over the Libyan desert via Tunis-Sebha-Fort Lamy, Brussels to Leopoldville 17/10, carried by air to Leopoldville, then returned by surface mail to Belgium, Van Reet pictorial card franked Belgium 1F and Belgium 1c to obtain ultimate arrival mark (1/12) and Congo 75c canc Lepoldville 17/10, black "Raid Mahieu" cachets front and verso, signed by Count De Looz-Corswarem under a handwritten comment on the deferred departure from Brussels. Rare, only ten such items were carried. Ex Clowes.
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Lot Number: 106

(Egypt) Egypt to GB, official O.H.M.S. cover, posted Cairo ?25 May 1935 to Leicester, unfranked on dispatch presumably assuming no postage required, GB 3 1/2d postage due stamps applied on arrival and cancelled Leicester 26 Aug 35  cds, large black '3 1/2d/I.S.M'. hand stamp. Also bilingual Egypt airmail etiquette tied by Cairo cds confirming intention to send by air. Uncommon and interesting. Ironed vertical crease.

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Date: 1935, Aug 26
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Egypt to GB, official O.H.M.S. cover, posted Cairo ?25 May 1935 to Leicester, unfranked on dispatch presumably assuming no postage required, GB 3 1/2d postage due stamps applied on arrival and cancelled Leicester 26 Aug 35 cds, large black '3 1/2d/I.S.M'. hand stamp. Also bilingual Egypt airmail etiquette tied by Cairo cds confirming intention to send by air. Uncommon and interesting. Ironed vertical crease.
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Lot Number: 135

(France) Paris to Ruopio, Finland, bs 13/2, via Paris RP Avion 8/2, airmail etiquette cover correctly franked 1F50 overseas postage and 75c air surcharge, uncommon destination.

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Date: 1935, Feb 8
Est. price: £10.00
Category: France

Description: Paris to Ruopio, Finland, bs 13/2, via Paris RP Avion 8/2, airmail etiquette cover correctly franked 1F50 overseas postage and 75c air surcharge, uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 145

(Gambia) Gambia to Great Britain, carried on the German air service, Bathurst to London, no arrival ds, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked Silver Jubilee set of 4,  canc Bathurst cds, purple framed "Airmail/Gambia-England" cachet, very fine.

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Date: 1935, Nov 8
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Gambia

Description: Gambia to Great Britain, carried on the German air service, Bathurst to London, no arrival ds, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked Silver Jubilee set of 4, canc Bathurst cds, purple framed "Airmail/Gambia-England" cachet, very fine.
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Lot Number: 164

(GB External) London to Morocco, Tangier 26/2 arrival ds on front, via Paris 25/2, airmail etiquette cover franked KGV 1d x2, 1 1/2d and 2 1/2d, correctly rated 6d per 1/2 oz, canc Halifax cds, blue/white 'Via France' label, ms 'By Air Mail'.

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Date: 1935, Feb 24
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Morocco, Tangier 26/2 arrival ds on front, via Paris 25/2, airmail etiquette cover franked KGV 1d x2, 1 1/2d and 2 1/2d, correctly rated 6d per 1/2 oz, canc Halifax cds, blue/white 'Via France' label, ms 'By Air Mail'.
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Lot Number: 165

(GB External) Airmail to ship, Eastbourne to Hammerfest, Norway, fine arrival ds's on front and verso, sepia PPC showing Eastbourne pier in early morning, franked blue 2 1/2d SG (uncommon on cover), addressed to the ship's purser RMS Carinthia. A Cunard transatlantic passenger liner. converted into an armed merchant cruiser at start of WW II, and was torpedoed and sunk off Irish coast in 1940. Interesting.

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Date: 1935, Jul 11
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Airmail to ship, Eastbourne to Hammerfest, Norway, fine arrival ds's on front and verso, sepia PPC showing Eastbourne pier in early morning, franked blue 2 1/2d SG (uncommon on cover), addressed to the ship's purser RMS Carinthia. A Cunard transatlantic passenger liner. converted into an armed merchant cruiser at start of WW II, and was torpedoed and sunk off Irish coast in 1940. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 166

(GB External) London to Malta, bs 31/7, ms 'First Through Flight/Via Rome', airmail etiquette cover franked 4d. Possibly an acceptance for carriagefrom Rome to Malta by Als Littoria. Nice on for the specialist.

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Date: 1935, Jul 27
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Malta, bs 31/7, ms 'First Through Flight/Via Rome', airmail etiquette cover franked 4d. Possibly an acceptance for carriagefrom Rome to Malta by Als Littoria. Nice on for the specialist.
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Lot Number: 167

(GB External) London to Sydney, bs 16//1, airmail addressed to member of crew of S.S.Orion, c/o Orient Line Agents, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/3d. S.S.Orion was one of the most famous ships on the Australia immigrant run.

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Date: 1935, Nov 1
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Sydney, bs 16//1, airmail addressed to member of crew of S.S.Orion, c/o Orient Line Agents, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/3d. S.S.Orion was one of the most famous ships on the Australia immigrant run.
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Lot Number: 219

(India) TATA Bombay-Trivandrum, bs 29/11, plain cover, franked 1 anna canc Bombay cds, red framed 'Demonstration Flight/First Direct Air Mail/Bombay-Trivandrum/29 October 1935'. Ref 35-70, Brown J, Indian Air Mails, 1995. Scarce item, only 50 flown.

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Date: 1935, Oct 29
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: TATA Bombay-Trivandrum, bs 29/11, plain cover, franked 1 anna canc Bombay cds, red framed 'Demonstration Flight/First Direct Air Mail/Bombay-Trivandrum/29 October 1935'. Ref 35-70, Brown J, Indian Air Mails, 1995. Scarce item, only 50 flown.
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Lot Number: 283

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) MAURITIUS to FRANCE, VACOAS to PARIS bs 28/3. airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 80c for the '80c' rate to Europe via South Africa canc Vacoas cds. Sailed 11/3 on the KPM steamship arriving Durban 19/3. On to Johannesburg by train where it was transferred on 20/3 to the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS Africa northbound service AN222 16 for onward carriage on Artemis to Nairobi, Hanno to Alexandria and Scipio to Paris, arriving 28/3. KPM was a Dutch shipping company operating in the Netherlands East Indies, and African ports such as Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay, Cape Town, Zanzibar, Mombasa, and the Indian Ocean ports of Rיunion and Mauritius and Mahי. Super item.

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Date: 1935, Mar 11
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: MAURITIUS to FRANCE, VACOAS to PARIS bs 28/3. airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 80c for the '80c' rate to Europe via South Africa canc Vacoas cds. Sailed 11/3 on the KPM steamship arriving Durban 19/3. On to Johannesburg by train where it was transferred on 20/3 to the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS Africa northbound service AN222 16 for onward carriage on Artemis to Nairobi, Hanno to Alexandria and Scipio to Paris, arriving 28/3. KPM was a Dutch shipping company operating in the Netherlands East Indies, and African ports such as Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay, Cape Town, Zanzibar, Mombasa, and the Indian Ocean ports of Rיunion and Mauritius and Mahי. Super item.
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Lot Number: 324

(Southern Rhodesia) Umtali to London, 19/19 Ibstock arrival cds on front, carried on the Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways first internal flight from Umtali to Salisbury, b/s 5/10, Wyndham cover franked 6d, canc Umtali cds, airmail etiquette, typed 'First Air Mail Flight/Umtali-England'. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Only 15 flown.

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Date: 1935, Oct 5
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Umtali to London, 19/19 Ibstock arrival cds on front, carried on the Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways first internal flight from Umtali to Salisbury, b/s 5/10, Wyndham cover franked 6d, canc Umtali cds, airmail etiquette, typed 'First Air Mail Flight/Umtali-England'. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Only 15 flown.
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Lot Number: 344

(United States) Round trip survey flight, Pan Am Sikorsky "Pan American Clipper" Survey Flight San Francisco-Hawaii and return, bs Honolulu 17/4, also cancelled Honolulu 22/4 for return to San Francisco, 23/4 arrival ds, large red flight Clifornia-Hawaii and blue Hawaii-California flight cachets. Only a few covers were carried on the round trip.

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Date: 1935, Apr 16
Est. price: £30.00
Category: United States

Description: Round trip survey flight, Pan Am Sikorsky "Pan American Clipper" Survey Flight San Francisco-Hawaii and return, bs Honolulu 17/4, also cancelled Honolulu 22/4 for return to San Francisco, 23/4 arrival ds, large red flight Clifornia-Hawaii and blue Hawaii-California flight cachets. Only a few covers were carried on the round trip.
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Lot Number: 345

(United States) PAA Clipper Guam Island Survey Flight Cover - San Francisco, CA to Guam and Return - tied San Francisco, CA (10/5/35); Guam (10/13/35); San Francisco (10/24/35); fine strikes green Eastbound and purple Westbond cachets.

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Date: 1935, Oct 5
Est. price: £50.00
Category: United States

Description: PAA Clipper Guam Island Survey Flight Cover - San Francisco, CA to Guam and Return - tied San Francisco, CA (10/5/35); Guam (10/13/35); San Francisco (10/24/35); fine strikes green Eastbound and purple Westbond cachets.
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