Lot Number: 29

(Australia) 'LATE FEE' Sydney to London, no arrival ds, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/6d and 1d to include LATE FEE, canc 'Air Mail/Sydney cds, ms 'Late Fee', typed 'Air Mail 2/4/35.

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Date: 1935, Apr 2
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Australia

Description: 'LATE FEE' Sydney to London, no arrival ds, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/6d and 1d to include LATE FEE, canc 'Air Mail/Sydney cds, ms 'Late Fee', typed 'Air Mail 2/4/35.
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Lot Number: 30

(Australia) MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Services reopening of Ord River-Wyndham service, plain cover addressed to EA Crome, 2d PSE with additional 3d canc Wyndham/West Australia 11/7/35 cds, dark blue/white etiquette, typed "MacRobertson Miller Aviation Co Ltd/Australian Aerial Medical Service/Ord River-Wyndham/No post office at Ord River".   The plane left Wyndham on the 9th, collected mail from Ord River, and returned on to Wynham on the 11th when this cover was cancelled.

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Date: 1935, Jul 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Services reopening of Ord River-Wyndham service, plain cover addressed to EA Crome, 2d PSE with additional 3d canc Wyndham/West Australia 11/7/35 cds, dark blue/white etiquette, typed "MacRobertson Miller Aviation Co Ltd/Australian Aerial Medical Service/Ord River-Wyndham/No post office at Ord River". The plane left Wyndham on the 9th, collected mail from Ord River, and returned on to Wynham on the 11th when this cover was cancelled.
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Lot Number: 31

(Australia) Australian Transcontinental Airways, F/F Adelaide-Darwin, bs 20/, franked Australia 3d air & 2d, canc Adelaide 17/8 cds, typed "By Aust.Transcontinental Airways Ltd/First Adelaide-Darwin Service",  signed by pilot..

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Date: 1935, Aug 17
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: Australian Transcontinental Airways, F/F Adelaide-Darwin, bs 20/, franked Australia 3d air & 2d, canc Adelaide 17/8 cds, typed "By Aust.Transcontinental Airways Ltd/First Adelaide-Darwin Service", signed by pilot..
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Lot Number: 32

(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: £15.00
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: 33

(Australia) Holymans Airways Ltd, F/F Canberra to Sydney, bs 7/10, airmail etiquette cover franked  3d air +2d, typed 'First Flight/Canberra-Sydney'.red "Canberra to Sydney/Holymans Airways Ltd".

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Date: 1935, Oct 7
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Australia

Description: Holymans Airways Ltd, F/F Canberra to Sydney, bs 7/10, airmail etiquette cover franked 3d air +2d, typed 'First Flight/Canberra-Sydney'.red "Canberra to Sydney/Holymans Airways Ltd".
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Lot Number: 34

(Australia) Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Melbourne to Mount Gambier, bs 27/11, airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, ms "First Flight/Mount Gambier to Melbourne".

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Date: 1935, Nov 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Australia

Description: Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Melbourne to Mount Gambier, bs 27/11, airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, ms "First Flight/Mount Gambier to Melbourne".
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Lot Number: 62

(Belgium) Sabena F/F regular Brussels-Leopoldville service, bs 28/2, blue/red/pale blue souvenir cover franked 2.890F, faint vertical crease, two different framed red flight cachets, one a bilingual French/Flemish F/F cachet.

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Date: 1935, Feb 23
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Sabena F/F regular Brussels-Leopoldville service, bs 28/2, blue/red/pale blue souvenir cover franked 2.890F, faint vertical crease, two different framed red flight cachets, one a bilingual French/Flemish F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 63

(Belgium) F/F Brussels to Zinder (NIger) leg of the inaugural Air Afrique, Marseilles to Brazzaville service, Van Reet cover correctly franked Belgium 35c postage and 2F50 airmail fee, verso Paris 23/2 transit cds, and Niger 4/3 arrival cds.

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Date: 1935, Feb 27
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Belgium

Description: F/F Brussels to Zinder (NIger) leg of the inaugural Air Afrique, Marseilles to Brazzaville service, Van Reet cover correctly franked Belgium 35c postage and 2F50 airmail fee, verso Paris 23/2 transit cds, and Niger 4/3 arrival cds.
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Lot Number: 146

(French Indochina) Indochina to France, SAIGON TO ALPES MARITIME, left Bangkok 8/6, carried on Air France Far East service weekly service to Marseille Gare b/s 16/16 via Calcutta, Baghdad and Athens, arriving Antibes b/s 17/5.Grey/blue frame 'Saigon-Marseille/Via Air France' cover , black framed Saigon-Marseille cachet, franked 36c for 6c Colonial and 30c air fare.

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Date: 1935, Jun 7
Est. price: £20.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Indochina to France, SAIGON TO ALPES MARITIME, left Bangkok 8/6, carried on Air France Far East service weekly service to Marseille Gare b/s 16/16 via Calcutta, Baghdad and Athens, arriving Antibes b/s 17/5.Grey/blue frame 'Saigon-Marseille/Via Air France' cover , black framed Saigon-Marseille cachet, franked 36c for 6c Colonial and 30c air fare.
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Lot Number: 147

(French Indochina) Indochina to France, SAIGON TO ANTIBES, left Bangkok 15/6, carried on Air France Far East service weekly service to Marseille Gare b/s 23/6 via Calcutta, Baghdad and Athens, arriving Antibes b/s 24/6.Grey/blue frame cover , black framed Saigon-Marseille cachet, franked 36c for 6c Colonial and 30c air fare.

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Date: 1935, Jun 15
Est. price: £20.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Indochina to France, SAIGON TO ANTIBES, left Bangkok 15/6, carried on Air France Far East service weekly service to Marseille Gare b/s 23/6 via Calcutta, Baghdad and Athens, arriving Antibes b/s 24/6.Grey/blue frame cover , black framed Saigon-Marseille cachet, franked 36c for 6c Colonial and 30c air fare.
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Lot Number: 148

(French Martinique) Early airmail, Martinique to Trinidad, Forte de Fance to Port of Spain, bs 28/9, airmail etiquette cover franked 14F50, Pan Am.

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Date: 1935, Sep 27
Est. price: £10.00
Category: French Martinique

Description: Early airmail, Martinique to Trinidad, Forte de Fance to Port of Spain, bs 28/9, airmail etiquette cover franked 14F50, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 189

(GB External) London to Calcutta, bs 23/3, airmail etiquette 'The Kensington Club' cover franked FDI KGV 2 1/2d and 3d photogravure stamps with additional 1/2d.

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Date: 1935, Mar 18
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Calcutta, bs 23/3, airmail etiquette 'The Kensington Club' cover franked FDI KGV 2 1/2d and 3d photogravure stamps with additional 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 190

(GB External) First London to Leipzig stage of F/F London-Budapest, b/s, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1935, Apr 1
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB External

Description: First London to Leipzig stage of F/F London-Budapest, b/s, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 215

(GB Internal) F/F eleventh GB Inland Airmail Service, Liverpool to Douglas, official company purple "1 Feb 1935" arrival cachet applied to covers flown to the island and countersigned by WJ Mason, Company Station Superintendent, company envelope specially printed for the occasion, Blackpool and West Coast Air Services.

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Date: 1935, Jan 31
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F eleventh GB Inland Airmail Service, Liverpool to Douglas, official company purple "1 Feb 1935" arrival cachet applied to covers flown to the island and countersigned by WJ Mason, Company Station Superintendent, company envelope specially printed for the occasion, Blackpool and West Coast Air Services.
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Lot Number: 216

(GB Internal) F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight London to Liverpool, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, addressed to the Company offices, and bearing the Company's violet framed "Railway Air/ Service/ 2 Dec 1935/Liverpool Lime Street" receiving cachet.  Signed by pilot Capt Allen.

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Date: 1935, Dec 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight London to Liverpool, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, addressed to the Company offices, and bearing the Company's violet framed "Railway Air/ Service/ 2 Dec 1935/Liverpool Lime Street" receiving cachet. Signed by pilot Capt Allen.
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Lot Number: 243

(Hawaii) Honolulu to Guam Island Survey Flight , plain cover Honolulu to Guam, Oct 13, 1935 arrival ds on front, superb strike violet rectangular 'First Flight/Westbound Guam' flight cachet. Scarce item in pristine condition. Selling elsewhere for £200+ retail.

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Date: 1935, Oct 10
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Hawaii

Description: Honolulu to Guam Island Survey Flight , plain cover Honolulu to Guam, Oct 13, 1935 arrival ds on front, superb strike violet rectangular 'First Flight/Westbound Guam' flight cachet. Scarce item in pristine condition. Selling elsewhere for £200+ retail.
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Lot Number: 257

(India) Bombay to Nagpur, bs 25/2, plain cover franked 2 annas with red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Bombay- Calcutta/25th February 1935" cachet. Uncommon destination.

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Date: 1935, Feb 25
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: Bombay to Nagpur, bs 25/2, plain cover franked 2 annas with red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Bombay- Calcutta/25th February 1935" cachet. Uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 258

(India) Bombay to Tatanagar, bs 25/2, plain cover franked 2 annas, canc Bombay cds, red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Bombay-Calcutta/25th February 1935'. Uncommon destination.

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Date: 1935, Feb 25
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: Bombay to Tatanagar, bs 25/2, plain cover franked 2 annas, canc Bombay cds, red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Bombay-Calcutta/25th February 1935'. Uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 259

(India) Tatangar to Calcutta, bs 25/2, plain cover franked 2 annas, canc Tatangar cds, purple boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Bombay-Calcutta/25th February 1935'. Uncommon origin.

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Date: 1935, Feb 25
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: Tatangar to Calcutta, bs 25/2, plain cover franked 2 annas, canc Tatangar cds, purple boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Bombay-Calcutta/25th February 1935'. Uncommon origin.
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Lot Number: 260

(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: £25.00
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: 261

(India) TATA, F/F Trivandrum to Bombay, bs Thana 2/11, plain cover franked 2 annas canc special boxed postmark with monoplane 'First Flight/Trivandrum-Bombay/1 Nov 1935'.

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Date: 1935, Nov 1
Est. price: £25.00
Category: India

Description: TATA, F/F Trivandrum to Bombay, bs Thana 2/11, plain cover franked 2 annas canc special boxed postmark with monoplane 'First Flight/Trivandrum-Bombay/1 Nov 1935'.
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Lot Number: 342

(New Zealand) New Zealand acceptance for Holland, 11/2 via Paris 11/2,  Wellington to Rotterdam carried on flight IW 309 Imperial Airways Far Eastern service, buff airmail etiquettte cover franked 1/5d, canc Wellington cds.

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Date: 1935, Jan 23
Est. price: £10.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: New Zealand acceptance for Holland, 11/2 via Paris 11/2, Wellington to Rotterdam carried on flight IW 309 Imperial Airways Far Eastern service, buff airmail etiquettte cover franked 1/5d, canc Wellington cds.
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Lot Number: 343

(New Zealand) East Coast AW, F/F Gisborne to Napier, b/s 16/4, official printed registered (label) souvenir cover franked 3d.

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Date: 1935, Apr 16
Est. price: £8.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: East Coast AW, F/F Gisborne to Napier, b/s 16/4, official printed registered (label) souvenir cover franked 3d.
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Lot Number: 344

(New Zealand) East Coast AW, F/F Napier to Gisborne, b/s 16/4, official printed souvenir cover with company logo, franked 4d.

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Date: 1935, Apr 16
Est. price: £8.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: East Coast AW, F/F Napier to Gisborne, b/s 16/4, official printed souvenir cover with company logo, franked 4d.
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Lot Number: 345

(New Zealand) Interrupted Jubilee Air Mail flight, intended return flight New Zealand-(Australia)-Engand, no arrival ds, printed blue/white souvenir cover, franked 2/1d, canc Auckland cds. Plane failed to reach NZ on outward flight, so all NZ mail went to Australia.

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Date: 1935, May 10
Est. price: £8.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Interrupted Jubilee Air Mail flight, intended return flight New Zealand-(Australia)-Engand, no arrival ds, printed blue/white souvenir cover, franked 2/1d, canc Auckland cds. Plane failed to reach NZ on outward flight, so all NZ mail went to Australia.
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Lot Number: 363

(Newfoundland) Thor Solberg, Cartwright to Norway, bs Bergen 16/VIII/35, plain cover franked 5c, canc Cartwright Jul/22/35. One of a small number mailed unofficially from Cartwright, and signed by the pilot Thor Solberg. 1cm non invasive closed top edge tear, see scan.

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Date: 1935, Jul 22
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Newfoundland

Description: Thor Solberg, Cartwright to Norway, bs Bergen 16/VIII/35, plain cover franked 5c, canc Cartwright Jul/22/35. One of a small number mailed unofficially from Cartwright, and signed by the pilot Thor Solberg. 1cm non invasive closed top edge tear, see scan.
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Lot Number: 416

(Singapore) Scarce 1st  twice weekly Singapore-Calcutta-Croydon service, Singapore to UK,  bs Preston 12/10, souvenir test cover with image of 'Heracles' in lower lh corner addressed to Imperial Airways Ltd, Victoria Station, London, franked 25c Silver Jubilee. IAW Aurora to Calcutta, Helena to Alexandria, Satyrus to Brindisi and Heracles to Croydon.

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Date: 1935, Oct 3
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Scarce 1st twice weekly Singapore-Calcutta-Croydon service, Singapore to UK, bs Preston 12/10, souvenir test cover with image of 'Heracles' in lower lh corner addressed to Imperial Airways Ltd, Victoria Station, London, franked 25c Silver Jubilee. IAW Aurora to Calcutta, Helena to Alexandria, Satyrus to Brindisi and Heracles to Croydon.
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Lot Number: 428

(South Africa) Johannesburg to Harrison, USA, airmal cover, 21x10cm, franked at the treble rate of 7/6d (5/- + 2/6d), red boxed 'O.A.T.' hs, solid violet trilingual 'airmail' hs.

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Date: 1935, Jun 18
Est. price: £55.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Johannesburg to Harrison, USA, airmal cover, 21x10cm, franked at the treble rate of 7/6d (5/- + 2/6d), red boxed 'O.A.T.' hs, solid violet trilingual 'airmail' hs.
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Lot Number: 445

(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: £65.00
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: 457

(Sudan) Ala Littoria, scarce first acceptance of airmail from Sudan to The Somaliland Protectorate, Khartoum to Berbera, bs 'Berbera/24 DE 1935/British Somaliland, airmail etiquette cover correctly franked 7 annas air fee + 1/2anna postage. Returned by surface to sender via Port Taufique 5/1/36 and Hellal-Halfa TPO.

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Date: 1935, Dec 15
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Sudan

Description: Ala Littoria, scarce first acceptance of airmail from Sudan to The Somaliland Protectorate, Khartoum to Berbera, bs 'Berbera/24 DE 1935/British Somaliland, airmail etiquette cover correctly franked 7 annas air fee + 1/2anna postage. Returned by surface to sender via Port Taufique 5/1/36 and Hellal-Halfa TPO.
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Lot Number: 483

(United States) Pacific Survey Flight from San Francisco to Hawaii and Return by Pan Am, long 6c postal stationery envelope with machine cancellation, on reverse arrival datestamp of April 17, 6c affixed and tied by Honolulu cancellation of April 22 and a further 6c added upon arrival and tied by San Francisco cancellation of April 23, both outward (red) and return (blue) cachets below and signed by the pilot 'Edwin Musick', fine and scarce as only a few carried on the round trip (AAMC 1230).

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Date: 1935, Apr 16
Est. price: £60.00
Category: United States

Description: Pacific Survey Flight from San Francisco to Hawaii and Return by Pan Am, long 6c postal stationery envelope with machine cancellation, on reverse arrival datestamp of April 17, 6c affixed and tied by Honolulu cancellation of April 22 and a further 6c added upon arrival and tied by San Francisco cancellation of April 23, both outward (red) and return (blue) cachets below and signed by the pilot 'Edwin Musick', fine and scarce as only a few carried on the round trip (AAMC 1230).
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Lot Number: 484

(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: 485

(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: £55.00
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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Lot Number: 486

(United States) Inauguration of the first airmail flight across the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco - Honolulu, bs 23/11, uncommon and attractive airmail cover with inset B&W photo of 'The China Clipper', franked 70c air, official green flight cachet verso. Flown by Ed Musik.

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Date: 1935, Nov 22
Est. price: £15.00
Category: United States

Description: Inauguration of the first airmail flight across the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco - Honolulu, bs 23/11, uncommon and attractive airmail cover with inset B&W photo of 'The China Clipper', franked 70c air, official green flight cachet verso. Flown by Ed Musik.
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