Lot Number: 25

(Algeria) Air Afrique, F/F Alger to Oran, bs 15/4, Air France orange border cover franked 1F50, canc Le Bourget cds, fine strike large green triangular flight cachet. Image.

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Date: 1937, Apr 15
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Algeria

Description: Air Afrique, F/F Alger to Oran, bs 15/4, Air France orange border cover franked 1F50, canc Le Bourget cds, fine strike large green triangular flight cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 70

(Belgium) Air France/Aeromaritime extension to Douala and Pointe Noire, Thieux (Belgium) to Pointe Noire (French Congo), bs 20/5, grey/blue Air France/Aeromaritime air cover franked 5F25, black framed "Service Aerien Senegal-Congo/Aeromaritime/1er voyage Mai 1937/en laison avec/Air France Air Afrique", ms "Bruxelles-Paris-Dakar-Pointe Noire", two uncommon and attractive se tanant Congo/Belgium publicity labels verso. Nice item.

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Date: 1937, May 14
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Air France/Aeromaritime extension to Douala and Pointe Noire, Thieux (Belgium) to Pointe Noire (French Congo), bs 20/5, grey/blue Air France/Aeromaritime air cover franked 5F25, black framed "Service Aerien Senegal-Congo/Aeromaritime/1er voyage Mai 1937/en laison avec/Air France Air Afrique", ms "Bruxelles-Paris-Dakar-Pointe Noire", two uncommon and attractive se tanant Congo/Belgium publicity labels verso. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 71

(Belgium) Belgium to Mozambique, ANTWERP to LOURENCO MARQUES, By train from Antwerp to Marseille, transferred to Imperial Airways Africa southbound service DS31 carried all the way by 'Cordelia' to Lourenco Marques b/s 18/10. Maiden service flight by 'Cordelia'', Wingent p132.

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Date: 1937, Oct 7
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium to Mozambique, ANTWERP to LOURENCO MARQUES, By train from Antwerp to Marseille, transferred to Imperial Airways Africa southbound service DS31 carried all the way by 'Cordelia' to Lourenco Marques b/s 18/10. Maiden service flight by 'Cordelia'', Wingent p132.
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Lot Number: 72

(Belgium) Pelican Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville and return, 6/11, to Eghezee, commemorative 'Pelican' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green and purple cachets.

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Date: 1937, Oct 20
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Pelican Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville and return, 6/11, to Eghezee, commemorative 'Pelican' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green and purple cachets.
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Lot Number: 120

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Uplands Limoru, Kenya, 9/6 arrival ds on front, etiquette cover franked 5d.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Uplands Limoru, Kenya, 9/6 arrival ds on front, etiquette cover franked 5d.
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Lot Number: 121

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Uplands, Kenya, bs 9/6, etiquette cover franked 5d.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Uplands, Kenya, bs 9/6, etiquette cover franked 5d.
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Lot Number: 122

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Lourenco Marques, bs 7/6, etiquette letter franked 6d, carried by COURTIER.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Lourenco Marques, bs 7/6, etiquette letter franked 6d, carried by COURTIER.
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Lot Number: 123

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Portuguese East Africa, bs Beira 6/6 tying triangular Company de Mocambique 30c. Attractive pale/dark 'Hotel Majestic, Durban'  cover  franked 6d.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Portuguese East Africa, bs Beira 6/6 tying triangular Company de Mocambique 30c. Attractive pale/dark 'Hotel Majestic, Durban' cover franked 6d.
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Lot Number: 124

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Portuguese East Africa, bs Beira 6/6 tying triangular Company de Mocambique 30c. Souvenir cover printed 'First Flight/Seaplane Service Between/Durban-England' franked 6d.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Portuguese East Africa, bs Beira 6/6 tying triangular Company de Mocambique 30c. Souvenir cover printed 'First Flight/Seaplane Service Between/Durban-England' franked 6d.
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Lot Number: 125

(Flying Boats) South Africa to GB, Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service via coastal route FLOWN ALL THE WAY BY COURTIER, IAW northbound service #453. Durban to London, 14/6 arrival ds over stamp on front, PPC with superb B&W photo of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, franked 3d.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: South Africa to GB, Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service via coastal route FLOWN ALL THE WAY BY COURTIER, IAW northbound service #453. Durban to London, 14/6 arrival ds over stamp on front, PPC with superb B&W photo of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, franked 3d.
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Lot Number: 126

(Flying Boats) Laurenco Marques to London, Rotherham 21/6 arrival ds on front, inauguration of the imperial Airways Coastal Flying Boat Service, first acceptance of northbound mails from L. Marques, carried all the way by Imperial Airways 'Canopus', IAW northbound service #455. Commercial Union cover with company logo embossed on flap, franked 1.75E with 1936 Moz A8 postage due label for airmail with ms Frs 0.42f, used to pay the air fee. Small mail, nice item

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Date: 1937, Jun 10
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Laurenco Marques to London, Rotherham 21/6 arrival ds on front, inauguration of the imperial Airways Coastal Flying Boat Service, first acceptance of northbound mails from L. Marques, carried all the way by Imperial Airways 'Canopus', IAW northbound service #455. Commercial Union cover with company logo embossed on flap, franked 1.75E with 1936 Moz A8 postage due label for airmail with ms Frs 0.42f, used to pay the air fee. Small mail, nice item
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Lot Number: 127

(Flying Boats) Flown all the way by 'COURTIER' from Durban to Southampton, bs Reading, on IAW Africa northbound service DN1 which carried FIRST MAIL under E.A.M.S. from N.&S.Rhodesia & Nyasaland, and also mail from the WILSON AIRWAYS first Nairobi-Kisumu Shuttle Service (see Wingent p125). Airmail etiquette cover, franked 1 1/2d, large black flying boat cachet. SIGNED signed by Capt E.S.Alcock, commander of flying boat 'Courtier'. Also a newspaper cutting showing head and shoulders picture of Capt. Alcock. A super flying boat cover with lots of history and in fine condition.

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Date: 1937, Jul 1
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Flown all the way by 'COURTIER' from Durban to Southampton, bs Reading, on IAW Africa northbound service DN1 which carried FIRST MAIL under E.A.M.S. from N.&S.Rhodesia & Nyasaland, and also mail from the WILSON AIRWAYS first Nairobi-Kisumu Shuttle Service (see Wingent p125). Airmail etiquette cover, franked 1 1/2d, large black flying boat cachet. SIGNED signed by Capt E.S.Alcock, commander of flying boat 'Courtier'. Also a newspaper cutting showing head and shoulders picture of Capt. Alcock. A super flying boat cover with lots of history and in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 136

(France) POITIERS TO ORAN, carried by Air France to Alger via Paris and Marseille, and by F/F AIR AFRIQUE to Oran, bs 16/4. Airmail etiquette cover franked 1F50, large triangular F/F cachet.

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Date: 1937, Apr 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: POITIERS TO ORAN, carried by Air France to Alger via Paris and Marseille, and by F/F AIR AFRIQUE to Oran, bs 16/4. Airmail etiquette cover franked 1F50, large triangular F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 170

(GB External) Sabena/DLH, F/F London-Brussels-Munich, attractive souvenir PC franked 1 1/2d, signed by the pilot.

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Date: 1937, Oct 3
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Sabena/DLH, F/F London-Brussels-Munich, attractive souvenir PC franked 1 1/2d, signed by the pilot.
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Lot Number: 191

(GB Internal) Jersey Airways Ltd, F/F Southampton to Jersey, plain cover franked 1d canc Southampton cds, violet angular Jersey F/F sender cachet on front , violet st. line  "From Southampton" hs, and blue Jersey F/F receiver cachet verso.

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Date: 1937, May 31
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Jersey Airways Ltd, F/F Southampton to Jersey, plain cover franked 1d canc Southampton cds, violet angular Jersey F/F sender cachet on front , violet st. line "From Southampton" hs, and blue Jersey F/F receiver cachet verso.
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Lot Number: 248

(New Zealand) Capt. Musik, Pan Am 'Samoa Clipper', Trans-Pacific Survey Flight #2, New Zealand to Pago Pago, bs 1/1/38, souvenir cover, franked 6d, canc Auckland 31/12 cds, red framed fight cachet. 31st Dec is last known date and is relatively scarce.

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Date: 1937, Dec 31
Est. price: £18.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Capt. Musik, Pan Am 'Samoa Clipper', Trans-Pacific Survey Flight #2, New Zealand to Pago Pago, bs 1/1/38, souvenir cover, franked 6d, canc Auckland 31/12 cds, red framed fight cachet. 31st Dec is last known date and is relatively scarce.
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Lot Number: 260

(Philippines) FIRST AIRMAIL/UNITED STATES/CHINA, Pacific Clipper Flight, F/F FAM 14, Hong Kong Clipper, Manila to Honolulu, b/s, Pan Am. Uncommon Roessler check border cover with cover with green 'Special Dcelivery' cachet.

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Date: 1937, Apr 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Philippines

Description: FIRST AIRMAIL/UNITED STATES/CHINA, Pacific Clipper Flight, F/F FAM 14, Hong Kong Clipper, Manila to Honolulu, b/s, Pan Am. Uncommon Roessler check border cover with cover with green 'Special Dcelivery' cachet.
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Lot Number: 287

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) France to Afghanistan, PARIS to KABUL, bs 8/5, carried on Air France Far East service weekly service to Karachi , 'Cancelled 'hs 2/5, via Marseille-Gare 27/4, and on by surface to Kabul b/s 5/5 via PESHAWAR b/s 4/5. Franked 6F50 for F1.50 UPU and F5 air fee.

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Date: 1937, Apr 26
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: France to Afghanistan, PARIS to KABUL, bs 8/5, carried on Air France Far East service weekly service to Karachi , 'Cancelled 'hs 2/5, via Marseille-Gare 27/4, and on by surface to Kabul b/s 5/5 via PESHAWAR b/s 4/5. Franked 6F50 for F1.50 UPU and F5 air fee.
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Lot Number: 288

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) RARE pre WWII airmail, St Helena to England, via South Africa, carried all the way by Cassiopia from Durban to Southampton 3/7 on Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN 459, oval registered Barnes 5/7 arrival ds, registered (label) cover franked 1/- for 2d Imperial, 3d registration, 6d air fee, and 1d excess?. This service carried the last surcharged mail from East Africa, N&S Rhodesia and Nyasaland, before introduction of Empire Airmail Scheme, see Wingent p123. Super item in fine condition, see scan.

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Date: 1937, May 19
Est. price: £250.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: RARE pre WWII airmail, St Helena to England, via South Africa, carried all the way by Cassiopia from Durban to Southampton 3/7 on Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN 459, oval registered Barnes 5/7 arrival ds, registered (label) cover franked 1/- for 2d Imperial, 3d registration, 6d air fee, and 1d excess?. This service carried the last surcharged mail from East Africa, N&S Rhodesia and Nyasaland, before introduction of Empire Airmail Scheme, see Wingent p123. Super item in fine condition, see scan.
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Lot Number: 289

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Switzerland to Indochina, ZURICH to SAIGON. By rail from Switzerland to Naples, then by Air France Far Eastern service weekly service on the FLYING BOAT LEO H-242 which left Naples on 15/7 on a seven day all air flight arriving Saigon bs  21/7. Plain cover, ms 'Chiasso', franked F1 for 30c UPU plus 70c air fee.

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Date: 1937, Jul 12
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Switzerland to Indochina, ZURICH to SAIGON. By rail from Switzerland to Naples, then by Air France Far Eastern service weekly service on the FLYING BOAT LEO H-242 which left Naples on 15/7 on a seven day all air flight arriving Saigon bs 21/7. Plain cover, ms 'Chiasso', franked F1 for 30c UPU plus 70c air fee.
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Lot Number: 290

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Iraq to Zanzibar, BAGHDAD to KARBALA, posted 22/10, carried Imperial Airways eastbound service IE 593 on 'Hannibal' which left Baghdad bs 23/10 arriving Alexandria bs 24/10, then transferred to Imperial Airways Africa southbound service DS34 on 'Camilla' arriving Dar es Salaam 28/10.Printed cover franked 45mils. 3mm lh edge trim, see scan. First southbound service by 'Camilla'.  Arrived Alex two days late, see Wingent p134.

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Date: 1937, Oct 22
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Iraq to Zanzibar, BAGHDAD to KARBALA, posted 22/10, carried Imperial Airways eastbound service IE 593 on 'Hannibal' which left Baghdad bs 23/10 arriving Alexandria bs 24/10, then transferred to Imperial Airways Africa southbound service DS34 on 'Camilla' arriving Dar es Salaam 28/10.Printed cover franked 45mils. 3mm lh edge trim, see scan. First southbound service by 'Camilla'. Arrived Alex two days late, see Wingent p134.
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Lot Number: 325

(Southern Rhodesia) First direct flight Bulawayo to Beira by RANA to Beira, b/s 30/6, red three line cachet, violet "Por Avio" hs, printed etiquette cover franked 2d, Francis Field authentication hs verso. This flight connected with the Flying Boat service from Durban but only 25 covers were flown to Beira (ref. Stern).This fight is recorded in but a few of the standard works of reference.

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Date: 1937, Jun 30
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: First direct flight Bulawayo to Beira by RANA to Beira, b/s 30/6, red three line cachet, violet "Por Avio" hs, printed etiquette cover franked 2d, Francis Field authentication hs verso. This flight connected with the Flying Boat service from Durban but only 25 covers were flown to Beira (ref. Stern).This fight is recorded in but a few of the standard works of reference.
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Lot Number: 333

(Switzerland) Swiss Automobile Post Office 10c PSC with B&W picture of a Bureau de poste autombile franked with additional 20c and cancelled with fine 'Schweiz Automobile Post Bureau cds, blue/black trilingual 'Par Avion' etiquette. Sent from the Swiss Pattern Fair, Basel by air to Germany.

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Date: 1937, Apr 11
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Swiss Automobile Post Office 10c PSC with B&W picture of a Bureau de poste autombile franked with additional 20c and cancelled with fine 'Schweiz Automobile Post Bureau cds, blue/black trilingual 'Par Avion' etiquette. Sent from the Swiss Pattern Fair, Basel by air to Germany.
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Lot Number: 370

(Zanzibar) F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, fine strike boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet, no b/s, printed "Hamilton Gem Merchants" cover, Imperial Airways

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Date: 1937, Jul 3
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Zanzibar

Description: F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, fine strike boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet, no b/s, printed "Hamilton Gem Merchants" cover, Imperial Airways
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