Lot Number: 98

(Costa Rica) Inward to Costa Rica from New Zealand, Wanganui to San Jose, bs13/6, via Cristobal 6/6 and Balboa 6/6, registered (label) cover franked 5d air and 1/2d ordinary, ms 'Via Panama'. Scarce origin/destination combination. Nice item

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Date: 1936, May 11
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Costa Rica

Description: Inward to Costa Rica from New Zealand, Wanganui to San Jose, bs13/6, via Cristobal 6/6 and Balboa 6/6, registered (label) cover franked 5d air and 1/2d ordinary, ms 'Via Panama'. Scarce origin/destination combination. Nice item
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Lot Number: 102

(Denmark) Special flight, Horsens to Copenhagen, special depart canc, cachet, arrival ds on front, illus NEPA souvenir cover.

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Date: 1936, Sep 6
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Denmark

Description: Special flight, Horsens to Copenhagen, special depart canc, cachet, arrival ds on front, illus NEPA souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 103

(Denmark) Copenhagen to Malang, Java, NEI, via Munich 20/10 and Soember 4/11, Denmark acceptance for carriage on the KKM Amsterdam to Batavia service, airmail etiquete cover franked 1K5o, canc Copenhagen cds. Great routing.

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Date: 1936, Oct 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Denmark

Description: Copenhagen to Malang, Java, NEI, via Munich 20/10 and Soember 4/11, Denmark acceptance for carriage on the KKM Amsterdam to Batavia service, airmail etiquete cover franked 1K5o, canc Copenhagen cds. Great routing.
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Lot Number: 118

(Flying Boats) RAF Flying Boat, Manila to Hong Kong, bs 16/2, cover franked 16c, fine strike black framed cachet, b/s, airmail cover. Image.

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Date: 1936, Feb 16
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: RAF Flying Boat, Manila to Hong Kong, bs 16/2, cover franked 16c, fine strike black framed cachet, b/s, airmail cover. Image.
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Lot Number: 119

(Flying Boats) First airmail by flying boat, GB to Egypt, SOUTHAMPTON-ALEXANDRIA, bs 15/12, carried all the way by 'Centaurus' via Marseilles and Athens on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS eastbound service IE505 and SIGNED BY JOINT COMMANDERS  CAPTAINS  I.A.EGGLESFIELD AND E.S.ALCOCK. Tied airmail etiquette cover, typed  franked 3d with large 'Flying Boat' hs addressed to Tanta 130km SE Alexandria, bs 16/12. Also fine unused B&W photocard showing Centaurus G-ADUT on water, and six press cuttings (C300 words total) including 3x3cm head and shoulders pictures of both captains. Superb lot in fine condition.

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Date: 1936, Dec 11
Est. price: £300.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: First airmail by flying boat, GB to Egypt, SOUTHAMPTON-ALEXANDRIA, bs 15/12, carried all the way by 'Centaurus' via Marseilles and Athens on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS eastbound service IE505 and SIGNED BY JOINT COMMANDERS CAPTAINS I.A.EGGLESFIELD AND E.S.ALCOCK. Tied airmail etiquette cover, typed franked 3d with large 'Flying Boat' hs addressed to Tanta 130km SE Alexandria, bs 16/12. Also fine unused B&W photocard showing Centaurus G-ADUT on water, and six press cuttings (C300 words total) including 3x3cm head and shoulders pictures of both captains. Superb lot in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 168

(GB External) Airmail to ship, Dunston to H.M.S FURY, Alexandria, bs Alexandria Avion 2/5, and 'Military Post Office/2 MA 36/Alexandria' cds. HMS Fury was attached o the Mediterranean Fleet 1935/36 during the Abyssinia War crisis. Inter4sting.

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Date: 1936, Apr 28
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: Airmail to ship, Dunston to H.M.S FURY, Alexandria, bs Alexandria Avion 2/5, and 'Military Post Office/2 MA 36/Alexandria' cds. HMS Fury was attached o the Mediterranean Fleet 1935/36 during the Abyssinia War crisis. Inter4sting.
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Lot Number: 169

(GB External) H.L.Brook's "PRAGA BABY" flight envelope bearing GB and SA adhesives and at left the handstamped cachet: "Carried by 36 HP Praga Baby first flight England-Cape Town Ultra Light Planes. In record time of 16 days 20 hrs. Piloted by HL Brook, May 6th-May 23rd 1936." The cover was sent to HL Brook at Newtown house Aerodrome prior to the flight, carried on the flight, and posted on his arrival to the pilot at the municipal airport Cape Town. A very fine example. Currenly retails at £225.

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Date: 1936, May 3
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: H.L.Brook's "PRAGA BABY" flight envelope bearing GB and SA adhesives and at left the handstamped cachet: "Carried by 36 HP Praga Baby first flight England-Cape Town Ultra Light Planes. In record time of 16 days 20 hrs. Piloted by HL Brook, May 6th-May 23rd 1936." The cover was sent to HL Brook at Newtown house Aerodrome prior to the flight, carried on the flight, and posted on his arrival to the pilot at the municipal airport Cape Town. A very fine example. Currenly retails at £225.
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Lot Number: 203

(Germany) Siegburg to Andersthorp, Sweden, bs Malmo 10/1 Luftpost, Zeppelin airmail envelope franked Lufthansa Anniversary 40pf canc Siegburg cds

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Date: 1936, Jan 9
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Germany

Description: Siegburg to Andersthorp, Sweden, bs Malmo 10/1 Luftpost, Zeppelin airmail envelope franked Lufthansa Anniversary 40pf canc Siegburg cds
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Lot Number: 204

(Germany) Germany to Chile, bs Santiago 20/10, airmail etiquette cover franked 25pf, 100pf and 1928 2m Zeppelin blue (cat £48.00 used), canc Duren/Rhineland cds, red double ring 'Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Sudamerika hs. Flight L195

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Date: 1936, Oct 14
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Germany

Description: Germany to Chile, bs Santiago 20/10, airmail etiquette cover franked 25pf, 100pf and 1928 2m Zeppelin blue (cat £48.00 used), canc Duren/Rhineland cds, red double ring 'Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Sudamerika hs. Flight L195
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Lot Number: 284

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) First airmail service outside Nigeria, Uzuako to London, bs SuttonColdfield 28/2, via Enugu 14/2, plain cover franked 6d, ms 'By First Air', airmail etiquette. Carried by train to Kano to join the inaugural flight of Imperial Airways's Kano-Khartoum feeder service (Daedelus), then on to London by flight AN317 Imperial AW Africa service (Horsa to Athens, FLYING BOAT Satyrus to Brindisi, Horatius to London). Uncommon origin, great routing, nice item.

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Date: 1936, Feb 14
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: First airmail service outside Nigeria, Uzuako to London, bs SuttonColdfield 28/2, via Enugu 14/2, plain cover franked 6d, ms 'By First Air', airmail etiquette. Carried by train to Kano to join the inaugural flight of Imperial Airways's Kano-Khartoum feeder service (Daedelus), then on to London by flight AN317 Imperial AW Africa service (Horsa to Athens, FLYING BOAT Satyrus to Brindisi, Horatius to London). Uncommon origin, great routing, nice item.
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Lot Number: 285

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) NIGERIA TO SCOTLAND, MAIDUGURI TO KIRKWALL,  Delayed F/F, Elders Colonial AW/Imperial AW West Africa Feeder Service to Khartoum WAN2 by Daedalus (the first northbound feeder service to carry mail, see Wingent p179,80) then transferred to IAW South Africa - GB service AS319 carried to Cairo/Athens one day late by Hannibal, to London 25/2 by Scipio, and on by air to Kirkwall 26/2. Plain etiquette cover, franked  6d canc Maiduguri cds,  "First Flight/Airmail" hs. Only small mail from Maiduguri, see West African Airmails, The McCaig and Porter Collections, Priddy, B., West Africa Study Circle, 2012. Few hinge marks on flap, see image.

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Date: 1936, Feb 16
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: NIGERIA TO SCOTLAND, MAIDUGURI TO KIRKWALL, Delayed F/F, Elders Colonial AW/Imperial AW West Africa Feeder Service to Khartoum WAN2 by Daedalus (the first northbound feeder service to carry mail, see Wingent p179,80) then transferred to IAW South Africa - GB service AS319 carried to Cairo/Athens one day late by Hannibal, to London 25/2 by Scipio, and on by air to Kirkwall 26/2. Plain etiquette cover, franked 6d canc Maiduguri cds, "First Flight/Airmail" hs. Only small mail from Maiduguri, see West African Airmails, The McCaig and Porter Collections, Priddy, B., West Africa Study Circle, 2012. Few hinge marks on flap, see image.
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Lot Number: 286

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Sudan to Austia, JUBA to VIENNA, carried on Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN 459 by Hadrian to Alexandria 22/5,  by Satyrus to Athens, bs 23/5, and on by rail (20 hours) to Vienna bs 24/5.
Printed Hotel Juba airmail etiquette cover franked 8.30pf. Good routing .

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Date: 1936, May 18
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Sudan to Austia, JUBA to VIENNA, carried on Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN 459 by Hadrian to Alexandria 22/5, by Satyrus to Athens, bs 23/5, and on by rail (20 hours) to Vienna bs 24/5. Printed Hotel Juba airmail etiquette cover franked 8.30pf. Good routing .
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Lot Number: 298

(Singapore) Singapore to Toronto, Canada, dark blue/white 'Canada National Railways' corner imprint cover franked 25c per 1/2oz UK & Empire rate, blue/white airmail etiquette cancelled red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London, typed 'By Imperial Airways/Singapore-London'.

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Date: 1936, Nov 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to Toronto, Canada, dark blue/white 'Canada National Railways' corner imprint cover franked 25c per 1/2oz UK & Empire rate, blue/white airmail etiquette cancelled red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London, typed 'By Imperial Airways/Singapore-London'.
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Lot Number: 308

(South Africa) Airmail cover Durban to Argentina, bs Buenos Aires 4/4, via Marseilles Gare 25/3, franked DOUBLE RATE 10/-, typed 'By Airmail Via Dakar Paris Pernambuco to Buenos Aires', IAW AN326/Air France 41R.

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Date: 1936, Mar 17
Est. price: £55.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Airmail cover Durban to Argentina, bs Buenos Aires 4/4, via Marseilles Gare 25/3, franked DOUBLE RATE 10/-, typed 'By Airmail Via Dakar Paris Pernambuco to Buenos Aires', IAW AN326/Air France 41R.
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Lot Number: 317

(South West Africa) Windhoek to Bloemfontein, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2 pair SWA opts, canc small Windhoek Air Mail cds. This flight connected with the last through service by Imperial Airways to Cape Town from London. On April 1st this section was taken over by SA Airways, ref Stern flight 129.

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Date: 1936, Mar 28
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: Windhoek to Bloemfontein, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2 pair SWA opts, canc small Windhoek Air Mail cds. This flight connected with the last through service by Imperial Airways to Cape Town from London. On April 1st this section was taken over by SA Airways, ref Stern flight 129.
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Lot Number: 346

(United States) Possible Pan Am/KLM 'test' flight, endorsed "Round the World Via US and Dutch Air Lines", San Francisco - Manila 1/3 - Batavia 11/3 - Newark, NJ 28/3, airmail cover addressed to KNILM Airways Batavia, franked 75c US stamps canc San Francisco Feb 9, 1936, then re-addressed to Newark, NJ and refranked Netherlands Indies 45c canc Batavia 12/3 cds, tying Dutch AV5 'Per Luchtpost/Par Avion' airmail etiquette. The first regular airmail flight from San Francisco to Manila was 10 weeks earlier on Nov 22, 1935. Interesting.

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Date: 1936, Feb 9
Est. price: £30.00
Category: United States

Description: Possible Pan Am/KLM 'test' flight, endorsed "Round the World Via US and Dutch Air Lines", San Francisco - Manila 1/3 - Batavia 11/3 - Newark, NJ 28/3, airmail cover addressed to KNILM Airways Batavia, franked 75c US stamps canc San Francisco Feb 9, 1936, then re-addressed to Newark, NJ and refranked Netherlands Indies 45c canc Batavia 12/3 cds, tying Dutch AV5 'Per Luchtpost/Par Avion' airmail etiquette. The first regular airmail flight from San Francisco to Manila was 10 weeks earlier on Nov 22, 1935. Interesting.
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