Lot Number: 74

(Algeria) Air France publicity card used with special postmark for the Algerian Commercial Fair, issued for use with reduced postage during the Christmas and New Year period, but used outside this period.

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Date: 1939, Apr 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Algeria

Description: Air France publicity card used with special postmark for the Algerian Commercial Fair, issued for use with reduced postage during the Christmas and New Year period, but used outside this period.
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Lot Number: 131

(Belgium) F/F Brussels-Tunis-Damascus,  bs  Damascus 11/2, Van Reet tricolour cover franked 3F50. Uncommon

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Date: 1939, Feb 9
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Belgium

Description: F/F Brussels-Tunis-Damascus, bs Damascus 11/2, Van Reet tricolour cover franked 3F50. Uncommon
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Lot Number: 132

(Belgium) Belgium acceptance for Pau (Pyrenees), 11/5 arrival cds on front, for carriage on the first night flight from Paris, canc Le Bourget, 10/5, PC franked 1Fm fine strike red framed flight cachet, red/cream triangular airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1939, May 10
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium acceptance for Pau (Pyrenees), 11/5 arrival cds on front, for carriage on the first night flight from Paris, canc Le Bourget, 10/5, PC franked 1Fm fine strike red framed flight cachet, red/cream triangular airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 190

(Channel Is) Guernsey Airways first flight Guernsey - Southampton special Martin souvenir cover signed by the pilot J.W. Pugh, scarce..

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Date: 1939, May 22
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Channel Is

Description: Guernsey Airways first flight Guernsey - Southampton special Martin souvenir cover signed by the pilot J.W. Pugh, scarce..
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Lot Number: 213

(Danzig) Airmail service to United Kingdom, Danzig to London, no arrival ds, regisered (label) cover franked 40pf foreign letter rate, 45pf Regn and 25pf airmail supplement, canc oval Danzig Luftpost ds, blue Registration lines added in London, blue "Mit Luftpost" airmail Label, flown by Lufthansa to Croydon via Berlin.

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Date: 1939, Apr 22
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Danzig

Description: Airmail service to United Kingdom, Danzig to London, no arrival ds, regisered (label) cover franked 40pf foreign letter rate, 45pf Regn and 25pf airmail supplement, canc oval Danzig Luftpost ds, blue Registration lines added in London, blue "Mit Luftpost" airmail Label, flown by Lufthansa to Croydon via Berlin.
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Lot Number: 284

(GB External) London to Buenos Aires, bs 25/7, 'Leyland' airmail corner cover, correctly rated 4/- , red circular German 'Europa-Sud Amerika' flight cachet on front.

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Date: 1939, Jul 20
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Buenos Aires, bs 25/7, 'Leyland' airmail corner cover, correctly rated 4/- , red circular German 'Europa-Sud Amerika' flight cachet on front.
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Lot Number: 285

(GB External) London to Calder, Seskatchewan, Canada, bs Calder 8/8, via Montreal 6/8, an original letter on embossed headed notepaper from the Managing Director of the Phoenix Assurance Company, London to all the company's agents in Canada. The letter was celebrating the fact that "Phoenix" was the first British Insurance Office to write insurances in Canada having entered that country in 1804. The letter was sent in a specially printed red/grey souvenir cover on Imperial Airways first flight from London to Montreal.

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Date: 1939, Aug 4
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Calder, Seskatchewan, Canada, bs Calder 8/8, via Montreal 6/8, an original letter on embossed headed notepaper from the Managing Director of the Phoenix Assurance Company, London to all the company's agents in Canada. The letter was celebrating the fact that "Phoenix" was the first British Insurance Office to write insurances in Canada having entered that country in 1804. The letter was sent in a specially printed red/grey souvenir cover on Imperial Airways first flight from London to Montreal.
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Lot Number: 326

(GB Internal) Guernsey Airways, F/F Southampton to Guernsey, typed five line "Airmail Service/Southampton to Guernsey/Channel Islands/inaugurated May 8th/1939", green circular "Guernsey Airways 8 May 1939" Type 5 receiver on front, plain etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1939, May 7
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Guernsey Airways, F/F Southampton to Guernsey, typed five line "Airmail Service/Southampton to Guernsey/Channel Islands/inaugurated May 8th/1939", green circular "Guernsey Airways 8 May 1939" Type 5 receiver on front, plain etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 327

(GB Internal) Scottish Airways F/F Glasgow to Campbeltown air mail service, bs 2/11 11.15am, company cover with logo on flap franked 1 1/2d canc Glasgow 8am, yellow/black publicity label with details of stage flown. The Company gave no advance notice of the date of the first flights, so this item is scarce. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1939, Oct 2
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scottish Airways F/F Glasgow to Campbeltown air mail service, bs 2/11 11.15am, company cover with logo on flap franked 1 1/2d canc Glasgow 8am, yellow/black publicity label with details of stage flown. The Company gave no advance notice of the date of the first flights, so this item is scarce. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 354

(Greece) Hellenic Aerial Communications Company, F/F Athens to Heraklion, bs 13/4, airmail etiquette cover, large violet framed  flight cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Apr 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Greece

Description: Hellenic Aerial Communications Company, F/F Athens to Heraklion, bs 13/4, airmail etiquette cover, large violet framed flight cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 393

(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, Canada, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue 'First Flight/Transatlantic/By Air Mail' Clipper souvenir cover.

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Date: 1939, Jun 30
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, Canada, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue 'First Flight/Transatlantic/By Air Mail' Clipper souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 415

(Madagascar) AIR AFRIQUE first through service Tananarive to Paris, bs 23/4, registered (label) cover franked 90c ordinary, 1F60 registration and 3F air, fine strike black framed F/F cachet

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Date: 1939, Apr 15
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Madagascar

Description: AIR AFRIQUE first through service Tananarive to Paris, bs 23/4, registered (label) cover franked 90c ordinary, 1F60 registration and 3F air, fine strike black framed F/F cachet
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Lot Number: 416

(Madagascar) High franking Official Govt. of Madagascar airmail cover addressed to Chief  of Colonial Service, Tananarive to Marseille, bs 15/12, frnaked 1F30 ordinary and 38F air surcharge (5x4.75 per 5 gms), fine strikes large red govt. handstamps front and verso, large red/black 'Pli Urgent/Officiel' etiquette. Flown by Air Afrique to Algiers, the Air France to Marseille. Attractive and unusual item.

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Date: 1939, Dec 8
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Madagascar

Description: High franking Official Govt. of Madagascar airmail cover addressed to Chief of Colonial Service, Tananarive to Marseille, bs 15/12, frnaked 1F30 ordinary and 38F air surcharge (5x4.75 per 5 gms), fine strikes large red govt. handstamps front and verso, large red/black 'Pli Urgent/Officiel' etiquette. Flown by Air Afrique to Algiers, the Air France to Marseille. Attractive and unusual item.
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Lot Number: 432

(Netherlands) Netherlands acceptance for Pan American F/F Marseille to New York, bs 27/5, Marseilles 24/5, red flight cachet, dark blue/white etiquette, plain cover franked 40c canc Maurik cds.

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Date: 1939, May 23
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Netherlands acceptance for Pan American F/F Marseille to New York, bs 27/5, Marseilles 24/5, red flight cachet, dark blue/white etiquette, plain cover franked 40c canc Maurik cds.
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Lot Number: 516

(Newfoundland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Botwood-London, bs 29/6, attractive bottom printing and stripe souvenir cover correctly franked 30c (5c plus 25c Special Delivery fee), green flight cachet, a Foynes diamond purple arrival cachet verso which is uncommon

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Date: 1939, Jun 24
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Newfoundland

Description: Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Botwood-London, bs 29/6, attractive bottom printing and stripe souvenir cover correctly franked 30c (5c plus 25c Special Delivery fee), green flight cachet, a Foynes diamond purple arrival cachet verso which is uncommon
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Lot Number: 517

(Newfoundland) Pan Am F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Botwood to New York, green cachet, air cover.

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Date: 1939, Jun 28
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Newfoundland

Description: Pan Am F/F FAM 18 Northern Route, Botwood to New York, green cachet, air cover.
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Lot Number: 518

(Newfoundland) Scarce Imperial Airways F/F Transatlantic Service, Botwood to England, bs Sutton Coldfield 12/8, official blue/grey IAW souvenir cover correctly franked 30c (5c plus 25c Special Delivery fee). Only 25 official IAW souvenir covers were carried on this flight - the majority were flown out by PAA Northern service to arrive in time. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1939, Aug 10
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Newfoundland

Description: Scarce Imperial Airways F/F Transatlantic Service, Botwood to England, bs Sutton Coldfield 12/8, official blue/grey IAW souvenir cover correctly franked 30c (5c plus 25c Special Delivery fee). Only 25 official IAW souvenir covers were carried on this flight - the majority were flown out by PAA Northern service to arrive in time. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 546

(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: £35.00
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: 562

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Anivorano-Nord to Marseille, bs 8/2, via Ambiloes 23/1 transit cds, printed registered (label) cover HIGH FRANKED 18F AIR (6X 3f per 5 gms), 1F20 ordinary, and 1F60 registration fee. Flown AIR AFRIQUE from Tananarive, transit 31/12 cds, to Algiers, then Air France to Marseille bs 8/2. Anivorano-Nord is a small isolated community in the far North. Cover took 9 days to get to Tananarive, by sea and/or road. Uncommon origin, scarce routing, ex Proud.

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Date: 1939, Jan 23
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Anivorano-Nord to Marseille, bs 8/2, via Ambiloes 23/1 transit cds, printed registered (label) cover HIGH FRANKED 18F AIR (6X 3f per 5 gms), 1F20 ordinary, and 1F60 registration fee. Flown AIR AFRIQUE from Tananarive, transit 31/12 cds, to Algiers, then Air France to Marseille bs 8/2. Anivorano-Nord is a small isolated community in the far North. Cover took 9 days to get to Tananarive, by sea and/or road. Uncommon origin, scarce routing, ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 571

(Sierra Leone) Air France airmail service Freetown to Toulouse, scarce early censored WWII airmail, Magburaka to Kilmarnock, Scotland, 20 Nov receiver on front, registered (hs) cover franked 1/6d, violet  straight line Sierra Leone 'Passed By Censor 2' hs, black/pale blue 'Par Avion/Dakar a Toulouse' airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1939, Nov 7
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Sierra Leone

Description: Air France airmail service Freetown to Toulouse, scarce early censored WWII airmail, Magburaka to Kilmarnock, Scotland, 20 Nov receiver on front, registered (hs) cover franked 1/6d, violet straight line Sierra Leone 'Passed By Censor 2' hs, black/pale blue 'Par Avion/Dakar a Toulouse' airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 594

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town 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 21
Est. price: £15.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town 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: 595

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg 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 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg 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: 602

(South West Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Windhoek to Lobito, 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: £18.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Windhoek to Lobito, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 613

(Switzerland) Switzerland acceptance for First Regular North Atlantic Service, Bern-Marseilles-New York, bs 27/5, via Marseille 24/5, registered (label) cover franked  1F65 canc Bern cds, ms '1ier Vol Marseille-USA't, official red cachet on front.  Image.

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Date: 1939, May 23
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Switzerland acceptance for First Regular North Atlantic Service, Bern-Marseilles-New York, bs 27/5, via Marseille 24/5, registered (label) cover franked 1F65 canc Bern cds, ms '1ier Vol Marseille-USA't, official red cachet on front. Image.
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Lot Number: 647

(United States) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F New York-Botwood, b/s, magenta official cachet on front.

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Date: 1939, Jun 24
Est. price: £6.00
Category: United States

Description: Pan Am FAM 18 F/F New York-Botwood, b/s, magenta official cachet on front.
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Lot Number: 666

(Zanzibar) Zanzibar to Switzerland, bs Zurich 12/8, Union Castle Line cover embossed on flap, franked 30c, ms ''By Air Mail'.

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Date: 1939, Jul 23
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Zanzibar

Description: Zanzibar to Switzerland, bs Zurich 12/8, Union Castle Line cover embossed on flap, franked 30c, ms ''By Air Mail'.
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