Lot Number: 26

(Australia) Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Adelaide, bs, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, small mail. Signed by the pilot H. Gayton Kirkman.

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Date: 1935, Nov 25
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Adelaide, bs, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, small mail. Signed by the pilot H. Gayton Kirkman.
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Lot Number: 66

(Egypt) MISR Airwork, F/F new daily service, Egypt to Cyprus, CAIRO to NICOSIA, bs 24/8, printed 'First Flight Cairo-Larnaca' cover franked 9ml,  see Sears p64.

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Date: 1935, Aug 23
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Egypt

Description: MISR Airwork, F/F new daily service, Egypt to Cyprus, CAIRO to NICOSIA, bs 24/8, printed 'First Flight Cairo-Larnaca' cover franked 9ml, see Sears p64.
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Lot Number: 71

(Flying Boats) Netherlands/Royal Naval Air Force survey flight, Manila to Sourabaya (Java), bs 15/3, Hong Kong Bank (embossed on flap) cover franked 16c, large purple boxed 'Air Mail' hs and fine strike violet framed  "Via Flying Boats/Netherlands/Royal Naval Air Force" cache verso.

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Date: 1935, Mar 11
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Netherlands/Royal Naval Air Force survey flight, Manila to Sourabaya (Java), bs 15/3, Hong Kong Bank (embossed on flap) cover franked 16c, large purple boxed 'Air Mail' hs and fine strike violet framed "Via Flying Boats/Netherlands/Royal Naval Air Force" cache verso.
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Lot Number: 114

(GB External) Cover flown by German air service London to Buenos Aires, bs 18/1, via Berlin 11/1, airmail etiquette cover franked GB 4x 1/--, nice  red "Deutch Luftpost Europa Sud America" cachet. Image.

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Date: 1935, Jan 8
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Cover flown by German air service London to Buenos Aires, bs 18/1, via Berlin 11/1, airmail etiquette cover franked GB 4x 1/--, nice red "Deutch Luftpost Europa Sud America" cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 115

(GB External) ENGLAND to MALTA, London to Wadi Halfa, bs 10/3, first day of temporary route diversion changing  Brindisi-Athens-Mirabella-Alexandria routing to Brindisi-Malta-Benghazi-Mersa Matruh-Alexandria due to troubles in Greece. Original route resumed 16/3. Imprint etiquette TEST cover franked 3d, official IAW 10 Mar Recd ds verso. Carried on IAW southbound service AS 220 from Croydon to Malta by Horatius landplane.

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Date: 1935, Mar 6
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: ENGLAND to MALTA, London to Wadi Halfa, bs 10/3, first day of temporary route diversion changing Brindisi-Athens-Mirabella-Alexandria routing to Brindisi-Malta-Benghazi-Mersa Matruh-Alexandria due to troubles in Greece. Original route resumed 16/3. Imprint etiquette TEST cover franked 3d, official IAW 10 Mar Recd ds verso. Carried on IAW southbound service AS 220 from Croydon to Malta by Horatius landplane.
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Lot Number: 116

(GB External) F/F London to Budapest, rated 4d, b/s 2/4, (held up by bad weather), large special black cachet applied on arrival), Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1935, Apr 01
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Budapest, rated 4d, b/s 2/4, (held up by bad weather), large special black cachet applied on arrival), Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 117

(GB External) First London to Prague stage, bs 2/4, of F/F London-Budapest, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1935, Apr 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: First London to Prague stage, bs 2/4, of F/F London-Budapest, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 149

(GB Internal) F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight Glasgow to London, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, addressed to the Company offices, and bearing the Company's official green framed two line "Railway Air Services Ltd/Airway Terminus, Victoria,SW!/2 Dec 1935" receiving cachet. Signed by pilot Capt E.F.Finnegan.

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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 Glasgow to London, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, addressed to the Company offices, and bearing the Company's official green framed two line "Railway Air Services Ltd/Airway Terminus, Victoria,SW!/2 Dec 1935" receiving cachet. Signed by pilot Capt E.F.Finnegan.
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Lot Number: 183

(India) Special TATA label applied to a registered cover advertising the new Bombay-Calcutta airmail service,  plain cover franked 5 anna, blue/white Tata label, registration label, red framed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail Calcutta to Bombay" cachet, and fine purple framed 'Registered' hs.

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Date: 1935, Feb 25
Est. price: £40.00
Category: India

Description: Special TATA label applied to a registered cover advertising the new Bombay-Calcutta airmail service, plain cover franked 5 anna, blue/white Tata label, registration label, red framed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail Calcutta to Bombay" cachet, and fine purple framed 'Registered' hs.
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Lot Number: 184

(India) Calcutta to Raipur, bs 27/2, plain cover franked 3 annas, canc Calcutta cds, red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Calcutta-Bombay/26th February 1935'. Uncommon destination.

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Date: 1935, Feb 26
Est. price: £30.00
Category: India

Description: Calcutta to Raipur, bs 27/2, plain cover franked 3 annas, canc Calcutta cds, red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Calcutta-Bombay/26th February 1935'. Uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 185

(India) TATA, F/F Trivandrum to Bombay, bs 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: £30.00
Category: India

Description: TATA, F/F Trivandrum to Bombay, bs 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: 200

(Madagascar) Underpaid F/F TANANARIVE TO BRUSSELS bs 6/12, carried by REGIE MALAGACHE  to Elisabethville then  SABENA to Brussels, blue/grey souvenir map cover FRANKED 1F50 overseas postage + 6F air. Correct air surcharge should have been 8F (2x 4F per 5 gms). Postage dues of 7F charged, but an extra 5F charged in error so annulled with 'Tax Annulee/Strafort Nietig'cachet.  Flown by Assolant. SCARCE.

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Date: 1935, Nov 27
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Madagascar

Description: Underpaid F/F TANANARIVE TO BRUSSELS bs 6/12, carried by REGIE MALAGACHE to Elisabethville then SABENA to Brussels, blue/grey souvenir map cover FRANKED 1F50 overseas postage + 6F air. Correct air surcharge should have been 8F (2x 4F per 5 gms). Postage dues of 7F charged, but an extra 5F charged in error so annulled with 'Tax Annulee/Strafort Nietig'cachet. Flown by Assolant. SCARCE.
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Lot Number: 233

(Nyasaland) F/F Blantyre to Beira, black boxed "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Mozambique", bs 5/8, souvenir "Leopard" cover issued by the Blantyre Publishing Company, correctly rated 4d, Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways.

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Date: 1935, Aug 5
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: F/F Blantyre to Beira, black boxed "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Mozambique", bs 5/8, souvenir "Leopard" cover issued by the Blantyre Publishing Company, correctly rated 4d, Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways.
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Lot Number: 239

(Recovered/Salvaged) Air France F-JIAQ crash at Aracaju, en route Bahia to France on the South America-Europe South Atlantic service, grey imprint etiquette cover addressed to France, franked 15c and another has been washed, canc Buenos Aires 2 Nov 35, fine strike purple two line "Courrier Accidente Au Bresil/Le 3 Novembre 1935" cachet, Ni 351103a. Minor non invasive lower edge damage. The crashed mail was carried from Bahia to Natal  by car, and then embarked on the 'Santos Dumont' piloted by Mermoz for OAT to Toulouse.

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Date: 1935, Nov 2
Est. price: £80.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged

Description: Air France F-JIAQ crash at Aracaju, en route Bahia to France on the South America-Europe South Atlantic service, grey imprint etiquette cover addressed to France, franked 15c and another has been washed, canc Buenos Aires 2 Nov 35, fine strike purple two line "Courrier Accidente Au Bresil/Le 3 Novembre 1935" cachet, Ni 351103a. Minor non invasive lower edge damage. The crashed mail was carried from Bahia to Natal by car, and then embarked on the 'Santos Dumont' piloted by Mermoz for OAT to Toulouse.
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Lot Number: 256

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) RARE Imperial Airways and/Athens-Warsaw three airline cover, Egypt to Romania, CAIRO to BUCHAREST, bs 4/6, carried first on IAW northbound service AN 242 by Hannibal to Alexandria then by Satyrus to Athens, bs 4/6; then ? inaugural TRANSFER to airline SHCA (Sociיtי Hellenique des Communications Aיriennes)  for carriage to Salonica, then TRANSFERRED again to the Polish airline LOT for carriage to Bucharest, arriving 5/6. Anhoury corner cover, franked 42 mls Egyptain stamps, canc 'Cairo/....ovement    Etranger/3 Jun 35' cds, fine strike red framed 'First Flight/June 4th 1935/ by/Imperial Airways and/Athens-Warsaw Air Line/Egypt-Bulgaria-Roumania & Poland'. Returned, arriving Cairo 20/6. Unlisted and not seen by us before!.

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Date: 1935, Jun 4
Est. price: £250.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: RARE Imperial Airways and/Athens-Warsaw three airline cover, Egypt to Romania, CAIRO to BUCHAREST, bs 4/6, carried first on IAW northbound service AN 242 by Hannibal to Alexandria then by Satyrus to Athens, bs 4/6; then ? inaugural TRANSFER to airline SHCA (Sociיtי Hellenique des Communications Aיriennes) for carriage to Salonica, then TRANSFERRED again to the Polish airline LOT for carriage to Bucharest, arriving 5/6. Anhoury corner cover, franked 42 mls Egyptain stamps, canc 'Cairo/....ovement Etranger/3 Jun 35' cds, fine strike red framed 'First Flight/June 4th 1935/ by/Imperial Airways and/Athens-Warsaw Air Line/Egypt-Bulgaria-Roumania & Poland'. Returned, arriving Cairo 20/6. Unlisted and not seen by us before!.
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