Lot Number: 33

(Australia) Holymans Airways Ltd, F/F Sydney to Canberra to Townsville, bs 7/10, plain cover franked  3d air + 2d, typed "First Flight/ Sydney to Canberra".

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Date: 1935, Oct 7
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Australia

Description: Holymans Airways Ltd, F/F Sydney to Canberra to Townsville, bs 7/10, plain cover franked 3d air + 2d, typed "First Flight/ Sydney to Canberra".
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Lot Number: 97

(French Cameroons) Trans Saharan Airmail, Douala (Cameroon) to Marseille, bs 24/5/35 Gare Avion, via Cotonau (Dahomey) 17/5, Compagnie Francaise de l'Afrique Occidentale printed cover franked 1 F50 postage + 3F air surcharge, green blue/black airmail etiquette, ms ?Via Cotonau?. Flown from Cotonau to Niamey by Compagnie Generale Transsahararienne, then by Air Afrique to Algiers, then Air France to Marseille. An interesting cover in fine condition and with good routing.

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Date: 1935, May 13
Est. price: £45.00
Category: French Cameroons

Description: Trans Saharan Airmail, Douala (Cameroon) to Marseille, bs 24/5/35 Gare Avion, via Cotonau (Dahomey) 17/5, Compagnie Francaise de l'Afrique Occidentale printed cover franked 1 F50 postage + 3F air surcharge, green blue/black airmail etiquette, ms ?Via Cotonau?. Flown from Cotonau to Niamey by Compagnie Generale Transsahararienne, then by Air Afrique to Algiers, then Air France to Marseille. An interesting cover in fine condition and with good routing.
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Lot Number: 128

(GB External) England to Dominican Republic,  London to Santo Domingo bs 22/11, via New York 19/11 and Miami 20/11, registered (label) airmail cover franked 1/6d, canc Registered Ludgate Circus oval ds, typed '.Registered/Airmail  Per SS Deutschland'. Remnants of wax seal verso. closed top edge tear barely visible from front, see image.The SS Deutschland was a peacetime German ocean Liner. Sunk in 1945 following a British air attack. An interesting cover, full of history, and with superb routing. Image.

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Date: 1935, Nov 8
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: England to Dominican Republic, London to Santo Domingo bs 22/11, via New York 19/11 and Miami 20/11, registered (label) airmail cover franked 1/6d, canc Registered Ludgate Circus oval ds, typed '.Registered/Airmail Per SS Deutschland'. Remnants of wax seal verso. closed top edge tear barely visible from front, see image.The SS Deutschland was a peacetime German ocean Liner. Sunk in 1945 following a British air attack. An interesting cover, full of history, and with superb routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 157

(GB Internal) Accelerated service from Shetlands, first acceptance from Lerwick for the Kirkwall-Inverness airmail service, Highland AW. Printed Patrick cover as illustrated Beith p9. First official airmail to make use of steamer, rail and air services.

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Date: 1935, Mar 25
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Accelerated service from Shetlands, first acceptance from Lerwick for the Kirkwall-Inverness airmail service, Highland AW. Printed Patrick cover as illustrated Beith p9. First official airmail to make use of steamer, rail and air services.
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Lot Number: 158

(GB Internal) Scarce Leonard's 'Orkney/Inverness/Air Mail' envelope, posted Kirkwall 5/7/35 franked 1 1/2d SJ, a bit crumpled verso. See image.

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Date: 1935, Jul 5
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scarce Leonard's 'Orkney/Inverness/Air Mail' envelope, posted Kirkwall 5/7/35 franked 1 1/2d SJ, a bit crumpled verso. See image.
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Lot Number: 159

(GB Internal) Rare ''Tait" cover printed by J.& W. Tait (Kirkwall) to promote both the new Orkney-Inverness air service, and their firm. A buff/green/grey cover with monoplane in flight, posted from Kirkwall 28/8/35, franked 1 1/2d,  addressed to Aberdeen. J&W Tait are still in business in Kirkwall as the largest car franchise, agricultural machinery and product dealer in the north of Scotland. A truly scarce item. Two faint ironed vertical folds, see image.

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Date: 1935, Jul 13
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Rare ''Tait" cover printed by J.& W. Tait (Kirkwall) to promote both the new Orkney-Inverness air service, and their firm. A buff/green/grey cover with monoplane in flight, posted from Kirkwall 28/8/35, franked 1 1/2d, addressed to Aberdeen. J&W Tait are still in business in Kirkwall as the largest car franchise, agricultural machinery and product dealer in the north of Scotland. A truly scarce item. Two faint ironed vertical folds, see image.
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Lot Number: 181

(Hawaii) First round trip Pan American Survey Flight, Honolulu to San Francisco return leg, printed company cover franked US 9c canc Honolulu depart cds San Francisco 23 Apr 1935 arrival cds, fine strike official F/F cachet. Piloted by Edwin Musik and carrying ROD Sullivan, Fred Noonan and Victor Wright. Nice item.

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Date: 1935, Apr 22
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Hawaii

Description: First round trip Pan American Survey Flight, Honolulu to San Francisco return leg, printed company cover franked US 9c canc Honolulu depart cds San Francisco 23 Apr 1935 arrival cds, fine strike official F/F cachet. Piloted by Edwin Musik and carrying ROD Sullivan, Fred Noonan and Victor Wright. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 197

(India) Bombay to Tatanagar, bs 25/2, plain cover franked 2 annas, tied rectangular ' Use the Air Mail/24-Feb-35/Nagpur' advert as canceller, red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Bombay-Calcutta/25thvFebruary 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, tied rectangular ' Use the Air Mail/24-Feb-35/Nagpur' advert as canceller, red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Bombay-Calcutta/25thvFebruary 1935'. Uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 198

(India) Nagpur to Bombay, bs 26/2, plain cover franked 3 annas, tied rectangular ' Use the Air Mail/24-Feb-35/Nagpur' advert as canceller, red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Calcutta-Bombay/26thFebruary 1935'. Uncommon destination.

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Date: 1935, Feb 26
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: Nagpur to Bombay, bs 26/2, plain cover franked 3 annas, tied rectangular ' Use the Air Mail/24-Feb-35/Nagpur' advert as canceller, red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Calcutta-Bombay/26thFebruary 1935'. Uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 199

(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: 217

(Madagascar) Tananarive to Fort Archimbault, via Fort Lamy (Chad) 18/11 transit cds, carried on last AIR AFRIQUE test flight before opening of the new  Madagascar-Algeria service via Elisabethville, #91 Saulgrin p169. A Nawratil cover FRANKED 6F25

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Date: 1935, Nov 13
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Madagascar

Description: Tananarive to Fort Archimbault, via Fort Lamy (Chad) 18/11 transit cds, carried on last AIR AFRIQUE test flight before opening of the new Madagascar-Algeria service via Elisabethville, #91 Saulgrin p169. A Nawratil cover FRANKED 6F25
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Lot Number: 252

(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: 257

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) Attempted flight of the "Francesco De Pinedo" from New York to Rome, Alfred and George de Monteverde. Postmarked at City Hall Annex, New York, on June 14, 1922, and at Brooklyn, June 22. Boxed cachet at lower left notes flight attempt. Notary Public seal at lower left. American Air Mail Catalog / Trans-Oceanic Record Flights 1237.

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Date: 1935, Jun 14
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: Attempted flight of the "Francesco De Pinedo" from New York to Rome, Alfred and George de Monteverde. Postmarked at City Hall Annex, New York, on June 14, 1922, and at Brooklyn, June 22. Boxed cachet at lower left notes flight attempt. Notary Public seal at lower left. American Air Mail Catalog / Trans-Oceanic Record Flights 1237.
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Lot Number: 294

(Singapore) Singapore to UK, airmail etiquette cover embossed 'Municipal Commission' in red on flap, correctly rated, franked 25c Silver Jubilee. Rate changed to 25c per 1/2oz from November 1934.

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Date: 1935, Nov 27
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to UK, airmail etiquette cover embossed 'Municipal Commission' in red on flap, correctly rated, franked 25c Silver Jubilee. Rate changed to 25c per 1/2oz from November 1934.
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Lot Number: 321

(United States) San Francisco to Denmark, San Francisco to Copenhagen, bs 16/8, airmail etiquette cover written and signed by Axel Michelson, Captain of the US ocean freighter S.S. 'Calmar' franked 11c, canc San Francisco Ferry Annex, Flown US internal air service to New York, then surface to Europe.

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Date: 1935, Aug 5
Est. price: £25.00
Category: United States

Description: San Francisco to Denmark, San Francisco to Copenhagen, bs 16/8, airmail etiquette cover written and signed by Axel Michelson, Captain of the US ocean freighter S.S. 'Calmar' franked 11c, canc San Francisco Ferry Annex, Flown US internal air service to New York, then surface to Europe.
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Lot Number: 322

(United States) Pan American survey flight, San Francisco to Guam and return, East and West bound cachets, all appropriate departure and arrival postmarks, scarce round trip. Scarce item in fine condition.

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Date: 1935, Oct 5
Est. price: £125.00
Category: United States

Description: Pan American survey flight, San Francisco to Guam and return, East and West bound cachets, all appropriate departure and arrival postmarks, scarce round trip. Scarce item in fine condition.
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