Lot Number: 71

(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: 72

(Algeria) Air France publicity card issued for use with reduced postage during the Christmas and New Year period, Alger to Paris, franked 40c.

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Date: 1937, Dec 14
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Algeria

Description: Air France publicity card issued for use with reduced postage during the Christmas and New Year period, Alger to Paris, franked 40c.
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Lot Number: 104

(Austria) Vienna to Berlin acceleration by air, airmail etiquette PC franked 32g, bearing "Wegen rascherer Beforderungsmoglichkeit im Bahnweg abgeleitet/Pour accelerer le transport expedie par voie ferree"

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Date: 1937, Feb 4
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Austria

Description: Vienna to Berlin acceleration by air, airmail etiquette PC franked 32g, bearing "Wegen rascherer Beforderungsmoglichkeit im Bahnweg abgeleitet/Pour accelerer le transport expedie par voie ferree"
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Lot Number: 135

(Bermuda) F/F Hamilton to New York, voer franked 9d Coronation stamps, red three line " Bermuda to US Service RMA Cavalier First Flight" cachet, b/s, Imperial Airways

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Date: 1937, Jun 16
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Bermuda

Description: F/F Hamilton to New York, voer franked 9d Coronation stamps, red three line " Bermuda to US Service RMA Cavalier First Flight" cachet, b/s, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 141

(Brazil) Opening up the Amazon, Panair do Brasil F/F Manaus (Amazonas) to Rio Branco and return Rio Branco-Manaus, all appropriate departure and arrival cancellations, green Manaus-Rio Branco and violet Rio Branco-Manaus "Sikorsky S43 Baby Clipper" cachets (see Kriebel p 94), printed souvenir cover addressed to MJT Trippe, President, Pan American AW.

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Date: 1937, Mar 29
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Opening up the Amazon, Panair do Brasil F/F Manaus (Amazonas) to Rio Branco and return Rio Branco-Manaus, all appropriate departure and arrival cancellations, green Manaus-Rio Branco and violet Rio Branco-Manaus "Sikorsky S43 Baby Clipper" cachets (see Kriebel p 94), printed souvenir cover addressed to MJT Trippe, President, Pan American AW.
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Lot Number: 147

(Bulgaria) Bulgaria to England, Sofia to Huddersfield 16/8, plain cover franked 16, canc 'Aerienne Sofia/14 VIII 37' cds, ms "Par Avion Via Berlin-London'.

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Date: 1937, Aug 14
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Bulgaria

Description: Bulgaria to England, Sofia to Huddersfield 16/8, plain cover franked 16, canc 'Aerienne Sofia/14 VIII 37' cds, ms "Par Avion Via Berlin-London'.
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Lot Number: 191

(China) Acceptance from Canton for the Pan Am F/F Hong Kong to Manila 29/4, attractive 'twin globe' Licheson registered (label) airmail 'China-USA' and 'Inaurgural Clipper Flight/Canton-Manila' cover franked 85c, grey/black airmail etiquette tied by fine strike official green "China-USA First Flight" circular cachet, also official purple 'Received Manila 1937 cachet on front. Dispatches from Canton are much scarcer than those from Shanghai. Nice item.

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Date: 1937, Apr 27
Est. price: £85.00
Category: China

Description: Acceptance from Canton for the Pan Am F/F Hong Kong to Manila 29/4, attractive 'twin globe' Licheson registered (label) airmail 'China-USA' and 'Inaurgural Clipper Flight/Canton-Manila' cover franked 85c, grey/black airmail etiquette tied by fine strike official green "China-USA First Flight" circular cachet, also official purple 'Received Manila 1937 cachet on front. Dispatches from Canton are much scarcer than those from Shanghai. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 193

(Chinese Macau) F/F FAM 14, China Clipper, Macau to Manila, cachet, special violet receiver ds, blue bilingual par avion hs, violet cachet, souvenir cover, Pan Am

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Date: 1937, Apr 28
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Chinese Macau

Description: F/F FAM 14, China Clipper, Macau to Manila, cachet, special violet receiver ds, blue bilingual par avion hs, violet cachet, souvenir cover, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 207

(Czechoslovakia ) F/F Pardubice to Prague, J Casper Memorial Flight, spec depart hs, registered (label) illus cover, airmail etiquette rated very scarce (Mair), franked 4K50 canc large commemorative postmark. Image.

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Date: 1937, Sep 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Czechoslovakia

Description: F/F Pardubice to Prague, J Casper Memorial Flight, spec depart hs, registered (label) illus cover, airmail etiquette rated very scarce (Mair), franked 4K50 canc large commemorative postmark. Image.
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Lot Number: 279

(GB External) London to Romania, bs Buchares 28/5, airmail etiquette cover mixed two reign franking, 1d KEVIII and GV 1 1/2d x2, ms 'Air Mail/Roumania'.

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Date: 1937, May 26
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Romania, bs Buchares 28/5, airmail etiquette cover mixed two reign franking, 1d KEVIII and GV 1 1/2d x2, ms 'Air Mail/Roumania'.
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Lot Number: 321

(GB Internal) 'The Thurso Air Mail Mystery'. An acceptance of mail fromThurso for the accelerated service to Wick by train or omnibus then OAT by the mail carrying planes of Highland Airways. Thurso 23/11 to Kirkwall 24/11 via Wick, posted in Thurso on 23/11, then carried from Wick to Kirkwall 24/12 on the same day that Allied Airways flew the first mail from Aberdeen to Sumbrugh airport in the Shetlands, Although the Allied AW plane called at Thurso, no mail was collected because of the existing contract between the PO and Highland AW. A nice brain teaser for the judges. See Redgrove p50. Image.

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Date: 1937, Nov 23
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: 'The Thurso Air Mail Mystery'. An acceptance of mail fromThurso for the accelerated service to Wick by train or omnibus then OAT by the mail carrying planes of Highland Airways. Thurso 23/11 to Kirkwall 24/11 via Wick, posted in Thurso on 23/11, then carried from Wick to Kirkwall 24/12 on the same day that Allied Airways flew the first mail from Aberdeen to Sumbrugh airport in the Shetlands, Although the Allied AW plane called at Thurso, no mail was collected because of the existing contract between the PO and Highland AW. A nice brain teaser for the judges. See Redgrove p50. Image.
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Lot Number: 339

(Gold Coast) Aeromaritime/Air France, F/F cover from Gold Coast to England, no arrival ds, via Sekondi bs 4/3, carried from Takoradi-Dakar on the first return of the Dakar-Cotonau service, which linked with the Air France South America-Europe service, franked 1/6d, canc Accra 3/3/37 cds, violet boxed "West Coast of Africa/ Aeromaritime/1st Voyage March 1937" cachet. Although posted in Accra the cover was uploaded into a Sikorsky S38 amphibian which landed on the sea off Takoradi breakwater, on the en route for Dakar. Sekondi is only 2 miles from Takoradi.  Ex Porter, album page 32, also ex McCaig #774, and described and illustrated in West African Airmails, The McCaig and Porter Collections, Priddy, B., West Africa Study Circle, 2002. Only 7 flown on this leg.

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Date: 1937, Mar 5
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Aeromaritime/Air France, F/F cover from Gold Coast to England, no arrival ds, via Sekondi bs 4/3, carried from Takoradi-Dakar on the first return of the Dakar-Cotonau service, which linked with the Air France South America-Europe service, franked 1/6d, canc Accra 3/3/37 cds, violet boxed "West Coast of Africa/ Aeromaritime/1st Voyage March 1937" cachet. Although posted in Accra the cover was uploaded into a Sikorsky S38 amphibian which landed on the sea off Takoradi breakwater, on the en route for Dakar. Sekondi is only 2 miles from Takoradi. Ex Porter, album page 32, also ex McCaig #774, and described and illustrated in West African Airmails, The McCaig and Porter Collections, Priddy, B., West Africa Study Circle, 2002. Only 7 flown on this leg.
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Lot Number: 340

(Gold Coast) Elders Colonial Airways, experimental survey flight, Accra to Lagos, bs 14/7, pale grey airmail etiquette cover, franked 6d, canc Accra cds, typed "Per First (Experimental) Inter-Colonial Air Mail/Lagos-Accra". Official mail, but the flight was not advertised, so only a small mail was carried (ref Porter). Ex Porter, album page #35, see West African Airmails, The McCaig and Porter Collections, Priddy, B., West Africa Study Circle, 2002.

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Date: 1937, Aug 13
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Elders Colonial Airways, experimental survey flight, Accra to Lagos, bs 14/7, pale grey airmail etiquette cover, franked 6d, canc Accra cds, typed "Per First (Experimental) Inter-Colonial Air Mail/Lagos-Accra". Official mail, but the flight was not advertised, so only a small mail was carried (ref Porter). Ex Porter, album page #35, see West African Airmails, The McCaig and Porter Collections, Priddy, B., West Africa Study Circle, 2002.
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Lot Number: 355

(Guam) Pan Am pioneer Trans-Pacific service FAM 14 F/F Guam to Macao, bs, bs 28/4, official black flight cachet.

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Date: 1937, Apr 27
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Guam

Description: Pan Am pioneer Trans-Pacific service FAM 14 F/F Guam to Macao, bs, bs 28/4, official black flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 389

(Interruptions and Accidents) Penang to London by Imperial Airways westbound service # IW534 which left on Atlanta 28/3 for Karachi ,  then 31/3 to Alexandria on Horsa. Left  Alexandria 4/4, one day late DUE TO STRIKE OF LOCAL IMPERIAL AIRWAYS' WIRELESS OPERATORS (see Wingent p4).  Onward by Centaurus arriving one day late at Southampton 5/4.  Plain cover correctly rated 25c (w.e.f 13/11/1934), canc Penang cds, closed flap tear, see scan.. A most uncommon cause of delay, and very difficult to find.

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Date: 1937, Mar 23
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: Penang to London by Imperial Airways westbound service # IW534 which left on Atlanta 28/3 for Karachi , then 31/3 to Alexandria on Horsa. Left Alexandria 4/4, one day late DUE TO STRIKE OF LOCAL IMPERIAL AIRWAYS' WIRELESS OPERATORS (see Wingent p4). Onward by Centaurus arriving one day late at Southampton 5/4. Plain cover correctly rated 25c (w.e.f 13/11/1934), canc Penang cds, closed flap tear, see scan.. A most uncommon cause of delay, and very difficult to find.
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Lot Number: 422

(Malaya) First internal airmail, Penang to Kuala Lumpur, bs 28/6, official grey/blue company cover franked 8c,  Wearne's Air Services.

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Date: 1937, Jun 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Malaya

Description: First internal airmail, Penang to Kuala Lumpur, bs 28/6, official grey/blue company cover franked 8c, Wearne's Air Services.
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Lot Number: 423

(Malaya) First internal airmail, Penang to Singapore, bs 28/6, official grey/blue company cover franked 8c,  Wearne's Air Services.

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Date: 1937, Jun 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Malaya

Description: First internal airmail, Penang to Singapore, bs 28/6, official grey/blue company cover franked 8c, Wearne's Air Services.
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Lot Number: 503

(New Zealand) Official opening of Karobo Airport survey flight Greymouth to Nelson, signed by the piot G.B.Bolt. Only 5 flown

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Date: 1937, Feb 20
Est. price: £50.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Official opening of Karobo Airport survey flight Greymouth to Nelson, signed by the piot G.B.Bolt. Only 5 flown
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Lot Number: 504

(New Zealand) Cover flown Auckland to Pago Pago, b/s 1/1/38, on experimental flight and service from New Zealand to USA, red boxed rectangular cachet "New Zealand-USA First Air Mail December 1937", plain cover franked 3d x2 and 1d airs, Pan AM

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Date: 1937, Dec 31
Est. price: £10.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Cover flown Auckland to Pago Pago, b/s 1/1/38, on experimental flight and service from New Zealand to USA, red boxed rectangular cachet "New Zealand-USA First Air Mail December 1937", plain cover franked 3d x2 and 1d airs, Pan AM
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Lot Number: 536

(Philippines) Trans Pacific 'Hong Kong Clipper' F/F FAM 14, Manila to Hong Kong, cachet, b/s, plain cover franked 52c.

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Date: 1937, Apr 28
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Philippines

Description: Trans Pacific 'Hong Kong Clipper' F/F FAM 14, Manila to Hong Kong, cachet, b/s, plain cover franked 52c.
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Lot Number: 577

(Singapore) First Malayan internal air service, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, plain cover, franked 8c, Wearne's Air Services, ms 'Per Governor Raffles'..

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Date: 1937, Jun 28
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Singapore

Description: First Malayan internal air service, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, plain cover, franked 8c, Wearne's Air Services, ms 'Per Governor Raffles'..
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Lot Number: 611

(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: 612

(Switzerland) Swiss Automobile Post Office registered (label) cover franked 1.45F airs + 43c ordinary, cancelled with fine 'Schweiz Automobile Post Bureau cds, blue/black trilingual 'Par Avion' etiquette. Sent from Thun to Basel, bs 7/11. Cover flap removed, otherwise very fine.

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Date: 1937, Nov 7
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Swiss Automobile Post Office registered (label) cover franked 1.45F airs + 43c ordinary, cancelled with fine 'Schweiz Automobile Post Bureau cds, blue/black trilingual 'Par Avion' etiquette. Sent from Thun to Basel, bs 7/11. Cover flap removed, otherwise very fine.
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Lot Number: 645

(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: 646

(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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Lot Number: 665

(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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