Lot Number: 31

(Australia) First Flight of Airlines of Australia DH89 VH-UZY Cairns to Batavia dispatched from
Brisbane (Queensland) on 10th b/stamped Cairns 6pm same day.

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Date: 1939, May 11
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: First Flight of Airlines of Australia DH89 VH-UZY Cairns to Batavia dispatched from Brisbane (Queensland) on 10th b/stamped Cairns 6pm same day.
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Lot Number: 39

(Bechuanaland) Palapye, Bechuanaland to Mossamedes, Angola, bs 22/8, SAA new West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: Palapye, Bechuanaland to Mossamedes, Angola, bs 22/8, SAA new West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 40

(Bechuanaland) South Africa Airways new West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, Palapye, Bechuanaland to Outjo, SWA, bs 22/8,  violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce item in fine condition.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: South Africa Airways new West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, Palapye, Bechuanaland to Outjo, SWA, bs 22/8, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 41

(Bechuanaland) West Coast extension of the South Africa Airways new Kalahari West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, Palapye, Bechuanaland to Luanda, Angola, bs 22/8,  airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d per 1/2oz EAMS rate, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: West Coast extension of the South Africa Airways new Kalahari West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, Palapye, Bechuanaland to Luanda, Angola, bs 22/8, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d per 1/2oz EAMS rate, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.
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Lot Number: 47

(Belgian Congo) Luebo to Kikwit, bs 1/11, carried on F/F Luebo-Tshikakapa-Leopoldville service, Van Reet cover franked 90c, black framed "Avion" cachet, typed "Par 1o Courrier Aerien/Luebo Kikwit". Uncommon.

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Date: 1939, Nov 01
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Luebo to Kikwit, bs 1/11, carried on F/F Luebo-Tshikakapa-Leopoldville service, Van Reet cover franked 90c, black framed "Avion" cachet, typed "Par 1o Courrier Aerien/Luebo Kikwit". Uncommon.
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Lot Number: 48

(Belgian Congo) WWII, F/F new Sabena internal route between Stanleyville and Usumbura, Costermansville to Stanleyville 30/11, and on to Kikwit, bs 18/12, plain cover franked 75c, black three line 'Stanleyville-Costermansville-Usumbura' flight cachet, typed 'Premier Courrier Aerien/Costermansville-Stan'.

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Date: 1939, Nov 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: WWII, F/F new Sabena internal route between Stanleyville and Usumbura, Costermansville to Stanleyville 30/11, and on to Kikwit, bs 18/12, plain cover franked 75c, black three line 'Stanleyville-Costermansville-Usumbura' flight cachet, typed 'Premier Courrier Aerien/Costermansville-Stan'.
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Lot Number: 99

(Egypt) WWII OFFICIAL PAID MAIL  from ALEXANDRIA to PARIS, carried by flying boat Caledonia on Imperial Airways Durban-Southampton Service flight #235 arriving Paris 28/10. Red ms 'Imperial Airways', red by Air Mail' hs, purple Egyptian censor mark in front, Cairo October 25th transit cds verso. Bank of Egypt 50mls metre franking. Unusual item in very fine condition.

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Date: 1939, Oct 24
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Egypt

Description: WWII OFFICIAL PAID MAIL from ALEXANDRIA to PARIS, carried by flying boat Caledonia on Imperial Airways Durban-Southampton Service flight #235 arriving Paris 28/10. Red ms 'Imperial Airways', red by Air Mail' hs, purple Egyptian censor mark in front, Cairo October 25th transit cds verso. Bank of Egypt 50mls metre franking. Unusual item in very fine condition.
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Lot Number: 111

(France) Pan Am F/F Marseilles to Lisbon, bs 25/5 via Marseiilles 25/5, scarce BLACK cachet, attractive air cover franked 3F.

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Date: 1939, May 25
Est. price: £15.00
Category: France

Description: Pan Am F/F Marseilles to Lisbon, bs 25/5 via Marseiilles 25/5, scarce BLACK cachet, attractive air cover franked 3F.
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Lot Number: 140

(GB External) Rare first acceptance of "all air" dispatches from GB to Angola, London to Mossamedes, plain cover correctly rated 1/6d canc Sutton Coldfield/Birmingham cds, flown by Aeromaritime to Pointe Noire 19/1, then by newly established Portuguese air service D.T.A. to Loanda 20/1, Lobito 21/1, Lubango 28/1, and finally arriving Mossamades on 30/1 owing to temporary suspension of air service over last leg. A one hundred word typewritten text compiled by Francis Field giving details of this new service with illustrations of all transit date stamps accompanies this lot.. A mouth watering cover with particularly well documented routing. Image.

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Date: 1939, Jan 13
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB External

Description: Rare first acceptance of "all air" dispatches from GB to Angola, London to Mossamedes, plain cover correctly rated 1/6d canc Sutton Coldfield/Birmingham cds, flown by Aeromaritime to Pointe Noire 19/1, then by newly established Portuguese air service D.T.A. to Loanda 20/1, Lobito 21/1, Lubango 28/1, and finally arriving Mossamades on 30/1 owing to temporary suspension of air service over last leg. A one hundred word typewritten text compiled by Francis Field giving details of this new service with illustrations of all transit date stamps accompanies this lot.. A mouth watering cover with particularly well documented routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 141

(GB External) UK to South West Africa, LONDON to WINDHOEK, by Imperial Airways Durban southbound flying boat service DS188 which left Southampton 15/4 and arrived Durban 20/4, and OAT by S.A.A. to Windhoek bs 25/4. High Commission of South Africa cover, logo on flap, good strike High Commission of South Africa h/s on front, franked 6d for air rate.

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Date: 1939, Apr 13
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: UK to South West Africa, LONDON to WINDHOEK, by Imperial Airways Durban southbound flying boat service DS188 which left Southampton 15/4 and arrived Durban 20/4, and OAT by S.A.A. to Windhoek bs 25/4. High Commission of South Africa cover, logo on flap, good strike High Commission of South Africa h/s on front, franked 6d for air rate.
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Lot Number: 142

(GB External) First airmail service during WWII, Shoreham to Belgium, no arrival ds, correctly rated 2 1/2d for PC, cancelled Sutton Coldfield cds, special printed card with logo and "First Despatch/War Air Mail/30 October 1939", cancelled by violet st line "Censor Permit No C4" censor mark, Francis Field authentication hs's x2 verso. On the outbreak of war flights over the east of England and Scotland were prohibited by the Air Navigation (Restriction in Time of War) Order 1939, and operations were moved from Croydon to Shoreham. The service was suspended when Germany invaded Norway in April 1940. A copy of a six page A4 article on the airmail services at Shoreham on the outbreak of WWII, is included with this item.

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Date: 1939, Oct 30
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: First airmail service during WWII, Shoreham to Belgium, no arrival ds, correctly rated 2 1/2d for PC, cancelled Sutton Coldfield cds, special printed card with logo and "First Despatch/War Air Mail/30 October 1939", cancelled by violet st line "Censor Permit No C4" censor mark, Francis Field authentication hs's x2 verso. On the outbreak of war flights over the east of England and Scotland were prohibited by the Air Navigation (Restriction in Time of War) Order 1939, and operations were moved from Croydon to Shoreham. The service was suspended when Germany invaded Norway in April 1940. A copy of a six page A4 article on the airmail services at Shoreham on the outbreak of WWII, is included with this item.
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Lot Number: 143

(GB External) Wartime airmail service to the continent, Shoreham to Oslo, no arrival ds, pc correctly rated 2 1/2d cancelled Sutton Coldfield cds, "Censor Permit No C4" censor mark, Francis Field authentication hs verso. Likely British Airways, see Boyle p353. Service suspended when Germany invaded Norway in April 1940. Nov 23rd was also first conveyance of mail under PO contract by Scottish Airways. Faint bend top rh corner. See scans

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Date: 1939, Nov 23
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: Wartime airmail service to the continent, Shoreham to Oslo, no arrival ds, pc correctly rated 2 1/2d cancelled Sutton Coldfield cds, "Censor Permit No C4" censor mark, Francis Field authentication hs verso. Likely British Airways, see Boyle p353. Service suspended when Germany invaded Norway in April 1940. Nov 23rd was also first conveyance of mail under PO contract by Scottish Airways. Faint bend top rh corner. See scans
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Lot Number: 171

(GB Internal) Scottish Airways, First Regular North Ronaldshay Airmail, Kirkwall to North Ronaldshay, bs 31/7, red/blue/ivory Orkney Herald Type I cover "Inauguration Of/Thrice Weekly/Air Mail/North Ronaldshay to Kirwall/31st July 1939", franked 1 1/2d, canc North Ronaldshay cds, black/yellow/grey "Scottish Airways/Go By Air" vignette verso. Only 100 Type 1 covers were printed, see Redgrove p134.  A fine example.

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Date: 1939, Jul 31
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scottish Airways, First Regular North Ronaldshay Airmail, Kirkwall to North Ronaldshay, bs 31/7, red/blue/ivory Orkney Herald Type I cover "Inauguration Of/Thrice Weekly/Air Mail/North Ronaldshay to Kirwall/31st July 1939", franked 1 1/2d, canc North Ronaldshay cds, black/yellow/grey "Scottish Airways/Go By Air" vignette verso. Only 100 Type 1 covers were printed, see Redgrove p134. A fine example.
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Lot Number: 203

(Interruptions and Accidents) DELAYED/INTERRUPTED WWII censored airmail,  Egypt to Italy, ALEXANDRIA to REVERE.  By Imperial Airways Africa Kisumu North Service KN124 which left Alex 12/11on FLYING BOAT 'CERES' and arrived Marseilles 16/11, then by train to Paris bs 18/11. CERES FIRST DEPARTED. ALEX. 06.15 ON 11TH BUT HAD TO RETURN AT 10.15 DUE TO BAD WEATHER. (Wingent pers comm). Printed commercial cover Egyptian censor tape and mark, franked 30 mils for 20 mils UPU plus 10 mils air fee. The KISUMU SERVICE was set up to carry mail under the E.A.M.S. from East Africa and the Sudan, see Wingent p125.

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Date: 1939, Nov 10
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: DELAYED/INTERRUPTED WWII censored airmail, Egypt to Italy, ALEXANDRIA to REVERE. By Imperial Airways Africa Kisumu North Service KN124 which left Alex 12/11on FLYING BOAT 'CERES' and arrived Marseilles 16/11, then by train to Paris bs 18/11. CERES FIRST DEPARTED. ALEX. 06.15 ON 11TH BUT HAD TO RETURN AT 10.15 DUE TO BAD WEATHER. (Wingent pers comm). Printed commercial cover Egyptian censor tape and mark, franked 30 mils for 20 mils UPU plus 10 mils air fee. The KISUMU SERVICE was set up to carry mail under the E.A.M.S. from East Africa and the Sudan, see Wingent p125.
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Lot Number: 262

(Netherlands) Netherlands acceptance for Curacao for carriage on the Pan Am F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, Amsterdam to Curacao, bs 6/6, via Marseille Gare Avion 24/5 and New York 27/5, airmail etiquette cover franked 55c, large red framed flight cachet, typed "Par Premier Service Aerien France-Etats-Unis". Scarce.

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Date: 1939, May 23
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Netherlands acceptance for Curacao for carriage on the Pan Am F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, Amsterdam to Curacao, bs 6/6, via Marseille Gare Avion 24/5 and New York 27/5, airmail etiquette cover franked 55c, large red framed flight cachet, typed "Par Premier Service Aerien France-Etats-Unis". Scarce.
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Lot Number: 263

(Netherlands) Netherlands acceptance for Pan Am F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, via Marseille Gare Avion 25/5, airmail etiquette cover franked 40c, large red framed flight cachet, typed "Par Premier Service Aerien France-Etats-Unis".

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Date: 1939, May 23
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Netherlands acceptance for Pan Am F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, via Marseille Gare Avion 25/5, airmail etiquette cover franked 40c, large red framed flight cachet, typed "Par Premier Service Aerien France-Etats-Unis".
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Lot Number: 309

(Portuguese Angola) First West Coast Flight, Lobito to Cape Town, bs 26/8, carried on the return of the first SAA direct service Lobito-Windhoek, then on the Kalahari feeder extension to Jo'burg, plain cover franked 1A90c. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.  Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1939, Aug 24
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Portuguese Angola

Description: First West Coast Flight, Lobito to Cape Town, bs 26/8, carried on the return of the first SAA direct service Lobito-Windhoek, then on the Kalahari feeder extension to Jo'burg, plain cover franked 1A90c. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 342

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) South Africa to Poland, JOBURG to WARSAW. By Imperial Airways Durban northbound flying boat service DN170 which left Durban 12/2 (Caledonia) arriving Athens bs 16/2 where it transferred to Polish airline  Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. arriving Warsaw bs 18/2  Plain cover, Greek currency mark, franked 1/- per ½ oz. South Africa to Europe air mail rate. Nice item, good routing.

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Date: 1939, Feb 11
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: South Africa to Poland, JOBURG to WARSAW. By Imperial Airways Durban northbound flying boat service DN170 which left Durban 12/2 (Caledonia) arriving Athens bs 16/2 where it transferred to Polish airline Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. arriving Warsaw bs 18/2 Plain cover, Greek currency mark, franked 1/- per ½ oz. South Africa to Europe air mail rate. Nice item, good routing.
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Lot Number: 343

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Egypt to Malta, ALEXANDRIA TO VALLETA, The cover is a 'Blue Funnel Line' envelope bearing a 'Port Said/26 July 33) depart cds indicating transfer from cruise ship to Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #DN216. Carried on  Caledonia, from Alexandria on 27/7 arriving Brindisi 27/7. Then on by sea to Malta, arriving Valetta b/s 31/3, bears postman?s chop 34, L.R.D. Franked 28 mils for 15 mils Imperial, 5mils Europe, 8mils excess. Interesting and unusual. Ex Proud.

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Date: 1939, Jul 26
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Egypt to Malta, ALEXANDRIA TO VALLETA, The cover is a 'Blue Funnel Line' envelope bearing a 'Port Said/26 July 33) depart cds indicating transfer from cruise ship to Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #DN216. Carried on Caledonia, from Alexandria on 27/7 arriving Brindisi 27/7. Then on by sea to Malta, arriving Valetta b/s 31/3, bears postman?s chop 34, L.R.D. Franked 28 mils for 15 mils Imperial, 5mils Europe, 8mils excess. Interesting and unusual. Ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 344

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Airmail Sweden to South Africa, LINKOPING to JOHANNESBURG. Malmo to Berlin via SASSNITZ-BERLIN T.P.O. (b/s 2/8), then DLH to Athens 6/8, then on the Imperial Airways Southampton-
Durban Service flight # DS220 arriving Durban 9/8. Plain cover franked F1.30. Closed top edge nick, see scan

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Date: 1939, Aug 1
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Airmail Sweden to South Africa, LINKOPING to JOHANNESBURG. Malmo to Berlin via SASSNITZ-BERLIN T.P.O. (b/s 2/8), then DLH to Athens 6/8, then on the Imperial Airways Southampton- Durban Service flight # DS220 arriving Durban 9/8. Plain cover franked F1.30. Closed top edge nick, see scan
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Lot Number: 345

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) USA to Southern Rhodesia, SAN FRANCISCO to SALISBURY, by US internal air service to New York and on from Port Washington  by PAN AM N11 DIXIE CLIPPER which left 12/8 arriving Southampton 13/8.  Transferred to Imperial Airways Southampton-Durban Service flight #DS223  which left 16 August and was flown all the way by 'Cassiopia' to Beira arriving 21/8. Transferred to RHODESIA AND NYASLAND AIRWAYS arriving Salisbury 22/8 arrival cds. Readdressed 22 August. Franked 55c for 52c air rate, 3c excess. Closed tear top edge 50c stamp and flap missing, but interesting item notwithstanding. See scan

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Date: 1939, Aug 10
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: USA to Southern Rhodesia, SAN FRANCISCO to SALISBURY, by US internal air service to New York and on from Port Washington by PAN AM N11 DIXIE CLIPPER which left 12/8 arriving Southampton 13/8. Transferred to Imperial Airways Southampton-Durban Service flight #DS223 which left 16 August and was flown all the way by 'Cassiopia' to Beira arriving 21/8. Transferred to RHODESIA AND NYASLAND AIRWAYS arriving Salisbury 22/8 arrival cds. Readdressed 22 August. Franked 55c for 52c air rate, 3c excess. Closed tear top edge 50c stamp and flap missing, but interesting item notwithstanding. See scan
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Lot Number: 346

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Uncensored airmail cover Kenya to GB, NAIVASHA (250 miles from Nairobi) TO BOURNEMOUTH. Carried on NAIROBI-KISUMU SHUTTLE BY WILSON AIRWAYS, transferred to Imperial Airways Durban-Southampton Service flight  DN229 on flying boat Canopus which left KIsumu 10/9 arriving Alex 12/9, then on flying boat Camilla arriving Poole 15/9, and delivered Bournemouth 18/9 bs. Plain cover franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September. An item of aerophilatelic and historical significance - FIRST DN SERVICE TO NEW WARTIME SCHEDULE; FIRST SERVICE TO CARRY S. AFRICAN MAIL AT 1/3d WARTIME RATE; DELAYED 1 DAY AT MALAKAL WITH WIRELESS TROUBLE.






Southampton 15 September being delayed one day by a forced landing at Malakal due to weather. Readdressed 18 September (b/s). Franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September. to UK. By DN229 which left Mombasa 10 September and arrived Southampton 15 September being delayed one day by a forced landing at Malakal due to weather. Readdressed 18 September (b/s). Franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September.

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Date: 1939, Sep 8
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Uncensored airmail cover Kenya to GB, NAIVASHA (250 miles from Nairobi) TO BOURNEMOUTH. Carried on NAIROBI-KISUMU SHUTTLE BY WILSON AIRWAYS, transferred to Imperial Airways Durban-Southampton Service flight DN229 on flying boat Canopus which left KIsumu 10/9 arriving Alex 12/9, then on flying boat Camilla arriving Poole 15/9, and delivered Bournemouth 18/9 bs. Plain cover franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September. An item of aerophilatelic and historical significance - FIRST DN SERVICE TO NEW WARTIME SCHEDULE; FIRST SERVICE TO CARRY S. AFRICAN MAIL AT 1/3d WARTIME RATE; DELAYED 1 DAY AT MALAKAL WITH WIRELESS TROUBLE. Southampton 15 September being delayed one day by a forced landing at Malakal due to weather. Readdressed 18 September (b/s). Franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September. to UK. By DN229 which left Mombasa 10 September and arrived Southampton 15 September being delayed one day by a forced landing at Malakal due to weather. Readdressed 18 September (b/s). Franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September.
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Lot Number: 347

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) WWII censored cover, Siguiri to Bikfaya, Lebanon, bs 11/1/40, via Marseille 7/1 and Beyrouth 10/1, blue frame/white imprint etiquette cover franked 5.50F, C/2 in small black circle (Gabon) censor mark. Interestng routing.

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Date: 1939, Dec 28
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: WWII censored cover, Siguiri to Bikfaya, Lebanon, bs 11/1/40, via Marseille 7/1 and Beyrouth 10/1, blue frame/white imprint etiquette cover franked 5.50F, C/2 in small black circle (Gabon) censor mark. Interestng routing.
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Lot Number: 364

(Singapore) Early WWII censored cover, Singapore to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Penang-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, canc double ring Singapore G/ 16 De 1939 cds, black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark,  Sender's name and address has been excised neatly from flap.

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Date: 1939, Dec 16
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Early WWII censored cover, Singapore to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Penang-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, canc double ring Singapore G/ 16 De 1939 cds, black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark, Sender's name and address has been excised neatly from flap.
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Lot Number: 381

(South Africa) Empire Airmail Scheme Extension from South Africa to Kuwait, F/F Johannesburg to Kuwait, bs 14/6, via Basrah 13/6, plaincover franked 1 1/2d can Johannesburg cds tying blue/white airmail etiquette, black framed 'Par Avion/Jusqu'a (ms) Basra', Francis Field authentication hs verso. The first mails to arrive in Iraq without surcharge from South Africa can be identified by the backstamp '13 Jun 39', ref DSG Morton, South African Airmails, 2005, p74. A great item in fine condition. Image.

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Date: 1939, Jun 7
Est. price: £200.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Empire Airmail Scheme Extension from South Africa to Kuwait, F/F Johannesburg to Kuwait, bs 14/6, via Basrah 13/6, plaincover franked 1 1/2d can Johannesburg cds tying blue/white airmail etiquette, black framed 'Par Avion/Jusqu'a (ms) Basra', Francis Field authentication hs verso. The first mails to arrive in Iraq without surcharge from South Africa can be identified by the backstamp '13 Jun 39', ref DSG Morton, South African Airmails, 2005, p74. A great item in fine condition. Image.
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Lot Number: 382

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg to Outjo, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £18.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg to Outjo, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 396

(South West Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Outjo to Loanda, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 22
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Outjo to Loanda, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 397

(South West Africa) First return SAA new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, also a further extension of the Kalahari Service, Outjo to Windhoek, bs 25/8, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.Narrow strip former mounting tape centre top edge verso, does not detract. Scarce.

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Date: 1939, Aug 25
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: First return SAA new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, also a further extension of the Kalahari Service, Outjo to Windhoek, bs 25/8, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.Narrow strip former mounting tape centre top edge verso, does not detract. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 398

(South West Africa) Outjo to Windhoek, bs 25/8, new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce.

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Date: 1939, Aug 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: Outjo to Windhoek, bs 25/8, new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 416

(Sweden) DELAYED airmail Sweden to Sudan, UPSALLA TO SINGA (350 km from Khartoum). By train to Athens then on Imperial Airways Africa Kisumu South Service KS132 which left Southampton 3/1/40 1940 arriving Khartoum 7 /1 (b/s) and on by surface to Singa bs 8/1. FLOWN ALL THE WAY ON THE THE SHORT EMPIRE FLYING BOAT 'CLYDE', The flight was DELAYED at Bicarosse from 3 to 5 January by bad weather. Franked 50ore. Uncommon origin for IAW mail. Letter inside. Rough opening flap verso, see scan. 



 The service was 9 days late departing from Durban likely NO AIRCRAFT AVAILABLE - ALL WEATHERBOUMD IN UK AND EUROPE ( Wingent, pers comm.). Nice item - scarce and interesting..

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Date: 1939, Dec 29
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Sweden

Description: DELAYED airmail Sweden to Sudan, UPSALLA TO SINGA (350 km from Khartoum). By train to Athens then on Imperial Airways Africa Kisumu South Service KS132 which left Southampton 3/1/40 1940 arriving Khartoum 7 /1 (b/s) and on by surface to Singa bs 8/1. FLOWN ALL THE WAY ON THE THE SHORT EMPIRE FLYING BOAT 'CLYDE', The flight was DELAYED at Bicarosse from 3 to 5 January by bad weather. Franked 50ore. Uncommon origin for IAW mail. Letter inside. Rough opening flap verso, see scan. The service was 9 days late departing from Durban likely NO AIRCRAFT AVAILABLE - ALL WEATHERBOUMD IN UK AND EUROPE ( Wingent, pers comm.). Nice item - scarce and interesting..
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