Lot Number: 73

(Algeria) Aero Clubs of France and Algeria, Rallye de Hoggar Algiers-Tamanrasset- El Golea-Biskra, attractive blue/white souvenir PC showing map of route, unused, Saulgrin #263

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Date: 1938, Jan 8
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Algeria

Description: Aero Clubs of France and Algeria, Rallye de Hoggar Algiers-Tamanrasset- El Golea-Biskra, attractive blue/white souvenir PC showing map of route, unused, Saulgrin #263
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Lot Number: 94

(Australia) F/F Perth to Youanmi 31/5, and return to Perth 2/6, franked 5d x2.

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Date: 1938, May 31
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Perth to Youanmi 31/5, and return to Perth 2/6, franked 5d x2.
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Lot Number: 109

(Barbados) F/F Barbados to Trinidad, bs 19/6, fine strike violet boxed "First Flight By KLM/Royal Dutch Airlines/Barbados-Trinidad-Curacao".

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Date: 1938, Oct 19
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Barbados

Description: F/F Barbados to Trinidad, bs 19/6, fine strike violet boxed "First Flight By KLM/Royal Dutch Airlines/Barbados-Trinidad-Curacao".
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Lot Number: 130

(Belgium) Federation de la Petite Aviation Belge, special flight Belgium-Congo, Brussels to Coquilhatville, souvenir card franked 3F30 Belgium stamps canc Brussels cds, and 3F30 Congo stamps canc Coquilhatville cds.

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Date: 1938, Feb 23
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Federation de la Petite Aviation Belge, special flight Belgium-Congo, Brussels to Coquilhatville, souvenir card franked 3F30 Belgium stamps canc Brussels cds, and 3F30 Congo stamps canc Coquilhatville cds.
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Lot Number: 183

(Canada) F/F Halifax to Bangor, bs 5/8, airmaikl cover franked 6c.

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Date: 1938, Aug 3
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Halifax to Bangor, bs 5/8, airmaikl cover franked 6c.
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Lot Number: 212

(Dahomey) Aeromaritime/Air France, cover postmarked Cotonou December 3, 1938 to someone on board ship in Casablanca (no b/s). The cover was flown from Cotonou to Dakar by Aיromaritime and from Dakar to Casablanca by Air France. SCOTT 69 and 80 (pair)

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Date: 1938, Dec 3
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Dahomey

Description: Aeromaritime/Air France, cover postmarked Cotonou December 3, 1938 to someone on board ship in Casablanca (no b/s). The cover was flown from Cotonou to Dakar by Aיromaritime and from Dakar to Casablanca by Air France. SCOTT 69 and 80 (pair)
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Lot Number: 280

(GB External) Imperial Airways, F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Fiji, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Bournemouth cds, no cachet..

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Date: 1938, Jul 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways, F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Fiji, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Bournemouth cds, no cachet..
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Lot Number: 281

(GB External) Imperial Airways, F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Norfolk Island, 7/9 arrival ds front and verso, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, typed "First Flight/to/Nauru/at/1 1/2d All Up Rate".

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Date: 1938, Jul 27
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways, F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Norfolk Island, 7/9 arrival ds front and verso, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, typed "First Flight/to/Nauru/at/1 1/2d All Up Rate".
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Lot Number: 282

(GB External) Imperial Airways, F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Samoa, Apia 30/8 arrival cdss' front and verso, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, large purple framed 'Empire Air Mail Scheme' cachet.

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Date: 1938, Jul 27
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways, F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Samoa, Apia 30/8 arrival cdss' front and verso, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, large purple framed 'Empire Air Mail Scheme' cachet.
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Lot Number: 283

(GB External) London to Uruguay, bs Montevideo 28/10, 'Marine' Insurance company cover, 10x20cm, correctly rated 4/- (2/6d sea horse, 1/- and 6d, for 'All Air' carriage by DLH South Atlantic air service, fine strike red circular 'Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Sudamerika' hs. Image.

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Date: 1938, Oct 23
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Uruguay, bs Montevideo 28/10, 'Marine' Insurance company cover, 10x20cm, correctly rated 4/- (2/6d sea horse, 1/- and 6d, for 'All Air' carriage by DLH South Atlantic air service, fine strike red circular 'Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Sudamerika' hs. Image.
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Lot Number: 322

(GB Internal) North Eastern Airways, F/F Newcastle to Bradford, private 3/10 arrival ds, two line 'Leeds-Bradford Airport/Yeadon' receiver, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Newcastle-London company vignette tied by black double ring company cachet 'North Eastern Airways Ltd'. More difficult to find. Image.

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Date: 1938, Oct 2
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: North Eastern Airways, F/F Newcastle to Bradford, private 3/10 arrival ds, two line 'Leeds-Bradford Airport/Yeadon' receiver, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Newcastle-London company vignette tied by black double ring company cachet 'North Eastern Airways Ltd'. More difficult to find. Image.
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Lot Number: 323

(GB Internal) North Eastern Airways, F/F Bradford to London, two Croydon circular receivers, one purple and one blue, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Bradford-London company vignette tied by the blue  Croydon receiver,  'North Eastern Airways Ltd'. More difficult to find. Image..

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Date: 1938, Oct 3
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: North Eastern Airways, F/F Bradford to London, two Croydon circular receivers, one purple and one blue, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Bradford-London company vignette tied by the blue Croydon receiver, 'North Eastern Airways Ltd'. More difficult to find. Image..
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Lot Number: 324

(GB Internal) North Eastern Airways, F/F Leeds to London, two blue Croydon circular receivers,  plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Leeds-London company vignette tied by the blue  Croydon receiver,  'North Eastern Airways Ltd'. Image..

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Date: 1938, Oct 3
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: North Eastern Airways, F/F Leeds to London, two blue Croydon circular receivers, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Leeds-London company vignette tied by the blue Croydon receiver, 'North Eastern Airways Ltd'. Image..
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Lot Number: 325

(GB Internal) North Eastern Airways, F/F Newcastle to London, two line 'Leeds-Bradford Airport/Yeadon' receiver and  'Leeds-Bradford Airport/Yeadon' receiver, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Newcastle-London company vignette tied by black double ring 'Croydon/North Eastern Airways Ltd' cachet.  Image.

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Date: 1938, Oct 3
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: North Eastern Airways, F/F Newcastle to London, two line 'Leeds-Bradford Airport/Yeadon' receiver and 'Leeds-Bradford Airport/Yeadon' receiver, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Newcastle-London company vignette tied by black double ring 'Croydon/North Eastern Airways Ltd' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 341

(Gold Coast) Crash cover en route from Gold Coast to London rescued from the Air France Dewoitine 388 which crashed in the Pyrenees on its way from Dakar to Paris, Ni380323. This cover is interesting, not only due to its intrinsic value as a crash cover, but also because it is a scarce example of the use of an alternative route for airmail from the Gold Coast to England. Plain registered (label) envelope franked 1/- plus ANO (likely 6d) which has been washed of, cancelled scarce 'Lagoon Road-Sekondi' cds, violet 'Correspondence Avion/Retardee et Deteriore/Par Suite L'Aident Gerien/Survenue Le' accident cachet, French 'Postes et Telegraphs' labels round the edges and few pale burn marks. Also a 'Too Late' annotation, hence the blank blue/white registration label. Likely a 'one off' Gold Coast or British West Africa item, hence the high estimate.

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Date: 1938, Mar 23
Est. price: £400.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Crash cover en route from Gold Coast to London rescued from the Air France Dewoitine 388 which crashed in the Pyrenees on its way from Dakar to Paris, Ni380323. This cover is interesting, not only due to its intrinsic value as a crash cover, but also because it is a scarce example of the use of an alternative route for airmail from the Gold Coast to England. Plain registered (label) envelope franked 1/- plus ANO (likely 6d) which has been washed of, cancelled scarce 'Lagoon Road-Sekondi' cds, violet 'Correspondence Avion/Retardee et Deteriore/Par Suite L'Aident Gerien/Survenue Le' accident cachet, French 'Postes et Telegraphs' labels round the edges and few pale burn marks. Also a 'Too Late' annotation, hence the blank blue/white registration label. Likely a 'one off' Gold Coast or British West Africa item, hence the high estimate.
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Lot Number: 414

(Madagascar) Official Government  correspondence, Tananarive to Marseille bs 23/11, 'Gouvernemnt General de Madagascar' printed cover, no postage, fine strike red framed 'Dispense de/L'Affranchisement' (Postage Exempt) hs, fine strike large blue circular Government hs's front and verso.

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Date: 1938, Nov 18
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Madagascar

Description: Official Government correspondence, Tananarive to Marseille bs 23/11, 'Gouvernemnt General de Madagascar' printed cover, no postage, fine strike red framed 'Dispense de/L'Affranchisement' (Postage Exempt) hs, fine strike large blue circular Government hs's front and verso.
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Lot Number: 505

(New Zealand) "First Flight Cover/Empire Air Mail Mail Service/From Sydney", attractive red/white/blue 'Twin Flags' souvenir cover to England, 20 Aug 38 arrival ds on front, franked 1 1/2d NZ stamp canc Wanganui cds, and GB 1/2d for surface return to NZ.

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Date: 1938, Jul 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: "First Flight Cover/Empire Air Mail Mail Service/From Sydney", attractive red/white/blue 'Twin Flags' souvenir cover to England, 20 Aug 38 arrival ds on front, franked 1 1/2d NZ stamp canc Wanganui cds, and GB 1/2d for surface return to NZ.
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Lot Number: 506

(New Zealand) First mail from New Zealand to Egypt dispatched under Stage 3 of the Empire Air Mail Scheme and first thrice weekly service from Australia, Temuka to Port Said, bs 22/8, via Alexandria 21/8, black/red/cream 'Kiwi' souvenir cover  franked 1 1/2d canc Temuka 26 Jul 38 cds. Departed from NZ by sea on 4 Aug aboard the SS Waganella to Sydney from where it departed on 9 Aug the in flying boat Coriolanus to Alexandria. Although 26 July was the official start of Stage 3 EAMS, acceptances from New Zealand were held back for the flight that left on 9 August to ensure that the first EAMS mail did not overtake the last sea-mail service.

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Date: 1938, Jul 26
Est. price: £30.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First mail from New Zealand to Egypt dispatched under Stage 3 of the Empire Air Mail Scheme and first thrice weekly service from Australia, Temuka to Port Said, bs 22/8, via Alexandria 21/8, black/red/cream 'Kiwi' souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d canc Temuka 26 Jul 38 cds. Departed from NZ by sea on 4 Aug aboard the SS Waganella to Sydney from where it departed on 9 Aug the in flying boat Coriolanus to Alexandria. Although 26 July was the official start of Stage 3 EAMS, acceptances from New Zealand were held back for the flight that left on 9 August to ensure that the first EAMS mail did not overtake the last sea-mail service.
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Lot Number: 507

(New Zealand) Stage 3 EAMS, "First Empire Air Mail" uncommon and attractive grey/red printed souvenir cover to England, franked 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1938, Jul 26
Est. price: £12.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Stage 3 EAMS, "First Empire Air Mail" uncommon and attractive grey/red printed souvenir cover to England, franked 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 508

(New Zealand) First mail from New Zealand to Tanganyika dispatched under Stage 3 of the Empire Air Mail Scheme and first thrice weekly service from Australia, Temuka to Lindi, red/white/blue 'Flag' souvenir cover  franked 1 1/2d canc Temuka 2 Au 38 cds. Departed from NZ by sea on 4 Aug aboard the SS Waganella to Sydney from where it departed on 9 Aug in flying boat Coriolanus connecting at Alexandria with the England -South Africa service and at Mombassa with Wilson Airways to destination. Although 26 July was the official start of Stage 3 EAMS, acceptances from New Zealand were held back for the flight that left on 9 August to ensure that the first EAMS mail did not overtake the last sea-mail service.

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Date: 1938, Aug 2
Est. price: £35.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First mail from New Zealand to Tanganyika dispatched under Stage 3 of the Empire Air Mail Scheme and first thrice weekly service from Australia, Temuka to Lindi, red/white/blue 'Flag' souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d canc Temuka 2 Au 38 cds. Departed from NZ by sea on 4 Aug aboard the SS Waganella to Sydney from where it departed on 9 Aug in flying boat Coriolanus connecting at Alexandria with the England -South Africa service and at Mombassa with Wilson Airways to destination. Although 26 July was the official start of Stage 3 EAMS, acceptances from New Zealand were held back for the flight that left on 9 August to ensure that the first EAMS mail did not overtake the last sea-mail service.
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Lot Number: 509

(New Zealand) First mail from New Zealand to England dispatched under Stage 3 of the Empire Air Mail Scheme and first thrice weekly service from Australia, Wanganui to England, no arrival ds, printed souvenir 'Empire Air Mail Service' corner cover  franked 1 1/2d canc Wanganui /4 Aug/1938 cds. Departed from NZ by sea on 4 Aug aboard the SS Waganella to Sydney from where it departed on 9 Aug in flying boat Coriolanus to Southampton. Although 26 July was the official start of Stage 3 EAMS, acceptances from New Zealand were held back for the flight that left on 9 August to ensure that the first EAMS mail did not overtake the last sea-mail service.

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Date: 1938, Aug 4
Est. price: £25.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First mail from New Zealand to England dispatched under Stage 3 of the Empire Air Mail Scheme and first thrice weekly service from Australia, Wanganui to England, no arrival ds, printed souvenir 'Empire Air Mail Service' corner cover franked 1 1/2d canc Wanganui /4 Aug/1938 cds. Departed from NZ by sea on 4 Aug aboard the SS Waganella to Sydney from where it departed on 9 Aug in flying boat Coriolanus to Southampton. Although 26 July was the official start of Stage 3 EAMS, acceptances from New Zealand were held back for the flight that left on 9 August to ensure that the first EAMS mail did not overtake the last sea-mail service.
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Lot Number: 510

(New Zealand) Stage 3 All Up postage rate, a framed information cachet similar to that used for Stages 1 and 2 but now including Australia and New Zealand, on airmail cover from New Zealand to England, franked 1 1/2d, canc Wellington 26 Aug 1938. See scans.

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Date: 1938, Aug 26
Est. price: £12.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Stage 3 All Up postage rate, a framed information cachet similar to that used for Stages 1 and 2 but now including Australia and New Zealand, on airmail cover from New Zealand to England, franked 1 1/2d, canc Wellington 26 Aug 1938. See scans.
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Lot Number: 511

(New Zealand) Air Mail Expo Christchurch, November 7,8,9, red/white/blue 'Per 1 1/2d "All Up" Air Mail day 3 souvenir card franked 1 1/2d and showing verso a B&W photo of the mail box and special bag in which official letters were carried on the first "All Up" from New Zealand. Only 50 cards were mailed on November 9.

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Date: 1938, Nov 9
Est. price: £25.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Air Mail Expo Christchurch, November 7,8,9, red/white/blue 'Per 1 1/2d "All Up" Air Mail day 3 souvenir card franked 1 1/2d and showing verso a B&W photo of the mail box and special bag in which official letters were carried on the first "All Up" from New Zealand. Only 50 cards were mailed on November 9.
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Lot Number: 561

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Madagascar to France, MUTSAMUDU TO PARIS,  carried by train,  postal van and river barge to the Madagascar port of Majunga bs 5/5 cds via Fomboni 2/5 transit cds, then by a Messageries Maritimes paquebot ' to Dar es Salaam  where transferred to the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND FLYING BOAT SERVICE likely DN91 which left Dar es Salaam 13/5 , flown all the way on 'Capella' arriving Marseille one day late on 18/5. Orange border Air France cover FRANKED 65c ordinary and 2F air surcharge. Great aerophilatelic item, scarce origin, likely road,rail, river, sea and air journey.

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Date: 1938, May 2
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Madagascar to France, MUTSAMUDU TO PARIS, carried by train, postal van and river barge to the Madagascar port of Majunga bs 5/5 cds via Fomboni 2/5 transit cds, then by a Messageries Maritimes paquebot ' to Dar es Salaam where transferred to the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND FLYING BOAT SERVICE likely DN91 which left Dar es Salaam 13/5 , flown all the way on 'Capella' arriving Marseille one day late on 18/5. Orange border Air France cover FRANKED 65c ordinary and 2F air surcharge. Great aerophilatelic item, scarce origin, likely road,rail, river, sea and air journey.
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