Lot Number: 67

(Egypt) Airmail Cairo to London, attractive printed 'The Continental Savoy Cairo' hotel envelope franked 28mls, ms 'By Air Mail', with fine blue/white 'By K.L.M. air mail' (in English) etiquette tied by bilingual Cairo cds. Very fine.

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Date: 1937, Mar 9
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Airmail Cairo to London, attractive printed 'The Continental Savoy Cairo' hotel envelope franked 28mls, ms 'By Air Mail', with fine blue/white 'By K.L.M. air mail' (in English) etiquette tied by bilingual Cairo cds. Very fine.
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Lot Number: 68

(Egypt) Scarce airmail Cairo to London, attractive printed 'The Continental Savoy Cairo' hotel envelope franked 40mls, canc 'Continental Savoy/Cairo' cds,  ms 'By Air Mail', covered by tied blue/white 'By K.L.M. air mail' (in Arabic and English) etiquette. Nice item.

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Date: 1937, Apr 6
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Scarce airmail Cairo to London, attractive printed 'The Continental Savoy Cairo' hotel envelope franked 40mls, canc 'Continental Savoy/Cairo' cds, ms 'By Air Mail', covered by tied blue/white 'By K.L.M. air mail' (in Arabic and English) etiquette. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 69

(Egypt) M.I.S.R., reintroduction of weekly summer service from Cairo to Nicosia, bs 3/6, via Port Said and Lydda, etiquette cover franked 9ml.

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Date: 1937, Jun 2
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Egypt

Description: M.I.S.R., reintroduction of weekly summer service from Cairo to Nicosia, bs 3/6, via Port Said and Lydda, etiquette cover franked 9ml.
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Lot Number: 73

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, (Jo'burg) -Durban to Lindi, Tanganyika,  bs 11/6, printed souvenir 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, (Jo'burg) -Durban to Lindi, Tanganyika, bs 11/6, printed souvenir cover franked 5d.
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Lot Number: 74

(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: 75

(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: 76

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to London, Ibstock arrival ds tying 1/2 GB stamp, carried by 'Courtier' all the way. Attractive pale/dark 'Hotel Majestic, Durban'  cover  franked 6d. SIGNED BY PILOT, Com. W.Alcock, RMA 'Courtier'.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to London, Ibstock arrival ds tying 1/2 GB stamp, carried by 'Courtier' all the way. Attractive pale/dark 'Hotel Majestic, Durban' cover franked 6d. SIGNED BY PILOT, Com. W.Alcock, RMA 'Courtier'.
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Lot Number: 77

(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: 78

(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: 79

(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: 80

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service via coastal route flown all the way by Courtier, IAW northbound service #453. Jo'burg to bs Huddersfield 17/6 London, etiquette 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 via coastal route flown all the way by Courtier, IAW northbound service #453. Jo'burg to bs Huddersfield 17/6 London, etiquette cover franked 6d.
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Lot Number: 81

(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. Brakpan (a mining town in the Gauteng province ) to London, 14/6 arrival ds over stamp on front, PPC franked 3d.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £25.00
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. Brakpan (a mining town in the Gauteng province ) to London, 14/6 arrival ds over stamp on front, PPC franked 3d.
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Lot Number: 82

(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: 83

(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: 84

(Flying Boats) DOUBLE FIRST FLIGHT, carried all the way by FLYING BOAT 'CORSAIR' from Durban to Southampton, bs Reading 13/7, FIRST MAIL from S. AFRICA UNDER E.M.A.S, and the first service to carry mail from the WILSON AIRWAYS FIRST HIGHLANDS FEEDER SERVICE, franked 1 1/2d, large black flying boat cachet, Signed retrospectively by Capt E.S.Alcock, the commander of flying boat 'Courtier' on IAW Africa northbound service DN1 which had carried the last surcharge mail from S.Africa and had also collected the mal from Wilson AW first  Nairobi-Kisumu Shuttle Service en route. ONLY 12 FLOWN. Also 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: DOUBLE FIRST FLIGHT, carried all the way by FLYING BOAT 'CORSAIR' from Durban to Southampton, bs Reading 13/7, FIRST MAIL from S. AFRICA UNDER E.M.A.S, and the first service to carry mail from the WILSON AIRWAYS FIRST HIGHLANDS FEEDER SERVICE, franked 1 1/2d, large black flying boat cachet, Signed retrospectively by Capt E.S.Alcock, the commander of flying boat 'Courtier' on IAW Africa northbound service DN1 which had carried the last surcharge mail from S.Africa and had also collected the mal from Wilson AW first Nairobi-Kisumu Shuttle Service en route. ONLY 12 FLOWN. Also 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: 120

(GB External) LONDON to CAIRO, bs 29/1, first experimental light with African mail from Southampton to Alexandria AND maiden service flight by 'Cassiopeia', carried on IAW Africa southbound service  AS 417 all the way by Cassiopeia. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. SCARCE, a great item for the exhibit.

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Date: 1937, Jan 25
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON to CAIRO, bs 29/1, first experimental light with African mail from Southampton to Alexandria AND maiden service flight by 'Cassiopeia', carried on IAW Africa southbound service AS 417 all the way by Cassiopeia. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. SCARCE, a great item for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 121

(GB External) LONDON to OBDURMAN, bs 24/7, via Khartoum bs 23/7, lat surcharged mail from GB before EAMS, flown on first southbound African service AS 460, carried all the way by 'Coriolanus', airmail etiquette cover franked 3d

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Date: 1937, Jun 25
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON to OBDURMAN, bs 24/7, via Khartoum bs 23/7, lat surcharged mail from GB before EAMS, flown on first southbound African service AS 460, carried all the way by 'Coriolanus', airmail etiquette cover franked 3d
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Lot Number: 195

(Interruptions and Accidents) PILOT SIGNED 'CASTOR' Interrupted FIRST FLIGHT flight, SOUTHAMPTON TO ALEXANDRIA bs 10/2. Carried by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA EASTBOUND SERVICE IE 521. Cover posted London 5/2/37, departed Southampton 6/2 on 'CASTOR' but returned after 10 mins with oiled up spark plug; unable to depart next day due to gales. She then encountered bad weather in the Rhone valley  which required a deviation to Hourtin and again at Marseilles from where she departed 2 days late, arriving Alexandria 1 day late, see Wingent p191. plain cover franked KE VIII 1/2d, 1d, 2 1/2d, typed ''1st Regular Flying Boat/Service by Castor', and signed by the pilot commander H.W.C.ALGER. Also  original unused Tuck's B&W PPC of 'Castor' taking off. SCARCE item in exhibition condition

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Date: 1937, Feb 5
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: PILOT SIGNED 'CASTOR' Interrupted FIRST FLIGHT flight, SOUTHAMPTON TO ALEXANDRIA bs 10/2. Carried by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA EASTBOUND SERVICE IE 521. Cover posted London 5/2/37, departed Southampton 6/2 on 'CASTOR' but returned after 10 mins with oiled up spark plug; unable to depart next day due to gales. She then encountered bad weather in the Rhone valley which required a deviation to Hourtin and again at Marseilles from where she departed 2 days late, arriving Alexandria 1 day late, see Wingent p191. plain cover franked KE VIII 1/2d, 1d, 2 1/2d, typed ''1st Regular Flying Boat/Service by Castor', and signed by the pilot commander H.W.C.ALGER. Also original unused Tuck's B&W PPC of 'Castor' taking off. SCARCE item in exhibition condition
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Lot Number: 207

(Netherlands East Indies) KLM 500th flight Bandoeng to Amsterdam, official cachet, b/s 2/12, attractive brown border/cream souvenir cover with blue Fokker silhouette.

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Date: 1937, Nov 27
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: KLM 500th flight Bandoeng to Amsterdam, official cachet, b/s 2/12, attractive brown border/cream souvenir cover with blue Fokker silhouette.
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Lot Number: 225

(New Zealand) Capt. Musik, Pan Am 'Samoa Clipper', Trans-Pacific Survey Flight #2, New Zealand to San Francisco, bs 6/1/38, souvenir cover, franked 4/7d, canc Wellington cds, red framed fight cachet. 27th December date is scarce.

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Date: 1937, Dec 28
Est. price: £20.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Capt. Musik, Pan Am 'Samoa Clipper', Trans-Pacific Survey Flight #2, New Zealand to San Francisco, bs 6/1/38, souvenir cover, franked 4/7d, canc Wellington cds, red framed fight cachet. 27th December date is scarce.
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Lot Number: 236

(Papua and New Guinea) Guinea Airways Limited, Port Moresby to Wau, b/s 2/9, etiquette air cover franked KG VI Coronation set of 4, black st line "Guinea Airways Limited" cachet., signed by five mebers of crew including Capt. Eric Chater who later became general manager, and Capt. Edwin Heath.  A similar cover, but unsigned, sold on Ebay for £45 in March, 2014.

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Date: 1937, Sep 02
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Papua and New Guinea

Description: Guinea Airways Limited, Port Moresby to Wau, b/s 2/9, etiquette air cover franked KG VI Coronation set of 4, black st line "Guinea Airways Limited" cachet., signed by five mebers of crew including Capt. Eric Chater who later became general manager, and Capt. Edwin Heath. A similar cover, but unsigned, sold on Ebay for £45 in March, 2014.
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Lot Number: 257

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Austria to Egypt, VIENNA to ALEXANDRIA, bs 2/5. By DLH to Athens where transferred to Imperial Airways Africa FIRST ACCELERATED southbound service AS 444 on flying boat Cassiopeia arriving Alexandria 2/5. Attractive pale blue PSE with dark blue border all round (not picked up in scan), franked 80G1K 16 ore. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. .Difficult to find.

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Date: 1937, Apr 29
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Austria to Egypt, VIENNA to ALEXANDRIA, bs 2/5. By DLH to Athens where transferred to Imperial Airways Africa FIRST ACCELERATED southbound service AS 444 on flying boat Cassiopeia arriving Alexandria 2/5. Attractive pale blue PSE with dark blue border all round (not picked up in scan), franked 80G1K 16 ore. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. .Difficult to find.
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Lot Number: 265

(Singapore) First internal airmail, Singapore to Penang, bs 28/7, uncomon printed blue/grey reg (label) souvenir cover with image of DH bi-plane in top lh corner, franked 1937 Coronation set of three and 'Singapore-Kuala Lumpur-Penang' printed in red.

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Date: 1937, Jun 28
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Singapore

Description: First internal airmail, Singapore to Penang, bs 28/7, uncomon printed blue/grey reg (label) souvenir cover with image of DH bi-plane in top lh corner, franked 1937 Coronation set of three and 'Singapore-Kuala Lumpur-Penang' printed in red.
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Lot Number: 282

(Swaziland) Scarce, Swaziland to London, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, via Durban etiquette cover franked 5d canc Bremersdorf (Swaziland) cds..

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Date: 1937, Jun 4
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Swaziland

Description: Scarce, Swaziland to London, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, via Durban etiquette cover franked 5d canc Bremersdorf (Swaziland) cds..
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Lot Number: 295

(United States) F/F FAM 14 flown by 'China' then 'Hong Kong' Clipper, at new reducd 70c rate, San Francisco to Hong Kong, cachet, b/s, printed souvenir cover with map of route, Pan Am.

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Date: 1937, Apr 21
Est. price: £10.00
Category: United States

Description: F/F FAM 14 flown by 'China' then 'Hong Kong' Clipper, at new reducd 70c rate, San Francisco to Hong Kong, cachet, b/s, printed souvenir cover with map of route, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 296

(United States) F/F FAM 14, San Francisco to Hong Kong, blue cachet, b/s, par avion etiquette, airmail cover, Pan Am. Image.

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Date: 1937, Apr 21
Est. price: £10.00
Category: United States

Description: F/F FAM 14, San Francisco to Hong Kong, blue cachet, b/s, par avion etiquette, airmail cover, Pan Am. Image.
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