Lot Number: 26

(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: £18.00
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: 64

(Bechuanaland) Palapye, Bechuanaland to Loanda, 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 Loanda, 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: 65

(Bechuanaland) West Coast extension of the Kalahari Desert Feeder Service, Maun, Bechuanaland to Portiguese West Africa, Lobito, 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. Few tone spots front and verso. See scan.

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

Description: West Coast extension of the Kalahari Desert Feeder Service, Maun, Bechuanaland to Portiguese West Africa, Lobito, 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. Few tone spots front and verso. See scan.
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Lot Number: 73

(Belgium) Belgium acceptance for Pan American F/F Marseille, bs 24/5 to New York, bs 27/5, plain cover franked 75c postage and 5F air surcharge, fine strike red flight cachet .

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

Description: Belgium acceptance for Pan American F/F Marseille, bs 24/5 to New York, bs 27/5, plain cover franked 75c postage and 5F air surcharge, fine strike red flight cachet .
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Lot Number: 93

(Channel Islands) First flight Guernsey to Southampton, special 'Martin' souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d, canc 22 MY 39..

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Date: 1939, May 22
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Channel Islands

Description: First flight Guernsey to Southampton, special 'Martin' souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d, canc 22 MY 39..
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Lot Number: 130

(Flying Boats) Airmail cover Germany to Brindisi 13/3 where it was transferred to Imperial Airways flight DS 178 for carriage all the to Durban by flying boat 'CLIO' to Durban, then on to Johannesburg.

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Date: 1939, Mar 14
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Airmail cover Germany to Brindisi 13/3 where it was transferred to Imperial Airways flight DS 178 for carriage all the to Durban by flying boat 'CLIO' to Durban, then on to Johannesburg.
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Lot Number: 131

(Flying Boats) F/F FAM 18 Southern North Atlantic route, Horta-New York, bs 27/5, blue cachet, b/s, uncommon cream/grey black souvenir cover with attractive picture of flying boat in flight, Pan Am.

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Date: 1939, May 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: F/F FAM 18 Southern North Atlantic route, Horta-New York, bs 27/5, blue cachet, b/s, uncommon cream/grey black souvenir cover with attractive picture of flying boat in flight, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 175

(GB External) Pan Am 'Yankee Cipper' F/F England to Canada, bs Shediac 1/7, Montreal 2/7, elegant uncommon registered (label) souvenir 'Long May They Reign' cover triple 'THREE REIGN' franking inc KGV 10d, KGVI 2 1/2d and KEVIII set of 4, An unusual and attractive item.

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Date: 1939, Jun 22
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: Pan Am 'Yankee Cipper' F/F England to Canada, bs Shediac 1/7, Montreal 2/7, elegant uncommon registered (label) souvenir 'Long May They Reign' cover triple 'THREE REIGN' franking inc KGV 10d, KGVI 2 1/2d and KEVIII set of 4, An unusual and attractive item.
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Lot Number: 176

(GB External) F/F IAW London to New York, bs 6/8, franked 1/3d, SCARCE PAN AM SOUVENIR COVER celebrating
the British Imperial Airways  first flight. Closed 1cm top edge nick, see scan. Does not detract, see scan.

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Date: 1939, Aug 5
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F IAW London to New York, bs 6/8, franked 1/3d, SCARCE PAN AM SOUVENIR COVER celebrating the British Imperial Airways first flight. Closed 1cm top edge nick, see scan. Does not detract, see scan.
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Lot Number: 205

(Gold Coast) Early World War II censored registered (label) airmail to England, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Asamankese cds, red hexagonal boxed "Passed By Censor/Gold Coast/6" censor mark on front. Flown on Elders AW Takoradi-Lagos service, and OAT by BOAC to destination via Khartoum, Cairo and Southampton. Uncommon origin.

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Date: 1939, Nov 11
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Early World War II censored registered (label) airmail to England, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Asamankese cds, red hexagonal boxed "Passed By Censor/Gold Coast/6" censor mark on front. Flown on Elders AW Takoradi-Lagos service, and OAT by BOAC to destination via Khartoum, Cairo and Southampton. Uncommon origin.
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Lot Number: 209

(Greece) F/F Athens to Candia (Crete), printed 'EESS Greek Airlines First Flight cover franked 5D, violet boxed flight cachet, b/s, Societie Hellenique de Communications Aeriennes (Greek AL).

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Date: 1939, Apr 13
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Greece

Description: F/F Athens to Candia (Crete), printed 'EESS Greek Airlines First Flight cover franked 5D, violet boxed flight cachet, b/s, Societie Hellenique de Communications Aeriennes (Greek AL).
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Lot Number: 291

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Madagascar to France, BETROKA TO MULHOUSE, bs 1/2. Imprint etiquette cover slightly over franked 13F 90c (correct rate 13F50 - 1.50F ordinary up to 20gm + 4x3F per 5gm air), fine strikes of SCARCE UNDATED boxed 'BM' hs's indicating posting in a BOX on a PO lorry and carriage by road to Tananarive where it was transferred to the SERVICE DE LA AERONAUTIQUE CIDILE and flown all the way  by air to Paris bs 25/1. In 1936 "sections d?aviation populaire" (SAP), were created by the Popular Front to popularize flight training for young people with the aim of training more crew for French military aviation.  Uncommon origin, scarce postal marks and good routing. A nice item.

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Date: 1939, Jan 21
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Madagascar to France, BETROKA TO MULHOUSE, bs 1/2. Imprint etiquette cover slightly over franked 13F 90c (correct rate 13F50 - 1.50F ordinary up to 20gm + 4x3F per 5gm air), fine strikes of SCARCE UNDATED boxed 'BM' hs's indicating posting in a BOX on a PO lorry and carriage by road to Tananarive where it was transferred to the SERVICE DE LA AERONAUTIQUE CIDILE and flown all the way by air to Paris bs 25/1. In 1936 "sections d?aviation populaire" (SAP), were created by the Popular Front to popularize flight training for young people with the aim of training more crew for French military aviation. Uncommon origin, scarce postal marks and good routing. A nice item.
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Lot Number: 292

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) France to Afghanistan, VERSAILLES to KABUL, bs 8/5, carried on Air France Far East service weekly which left Paris on 12/4 arriving to Karachi 15/4 boxed 'Karachi/Cancelled' hs, via Marseille-Gare 11/4, and on by surface to Kabul b/s 5/5. Franked 6F50 for F1.50 UPU and F5 air fee.

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Date: 1939, Apr 11
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: France to Afghanistan, VERSAILLES to KABUL, bs 8/5, carried on Air France Far East service weekly which left Paris on 12/4 arriving to Karachi 15/4 boxed 'Karachi/Cancelled' hs, via Marseille-Gare 11/4, and on by surface to Kabul b/s 5/5. Franked 6F50 for F1.50 UPU and F5 air fee.
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Lot Number: 301

(Singapore) WWII censored cover, Singapore to Karachi, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Karachi-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) service, canc Singapore cds, violet framed Singapore 'Passed by Censor/A' hs, opened by Karachi censor and sealed India red/brown OBC /Crown censor tape tied by black Karachi triangular 'Passed By Censor B 31 with crown' censor mark.

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Date: 1939, Oct 17
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored cover, Singapore to Karachi, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Karachi-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) service, canc Singapore cds, violet framed Singapore 'Passed by Censor/A' hs, opened by Karachi censor and sealed India red/brown OBC /Crown censor tape tied by black Karachi triangular 'Passed By Censor B 31 with crown' censor mark.
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Lot Number: 309

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

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town 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: 310

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Mossamedes, 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 Cape Town to Mossamedes, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 318

(South West Africa) West Coast extension of the South Africa Airways new Kalahari West Coast service, Windhoek, SWA to Luanda, Angola, bs 22/8,  plain cover franked 1 1/2d per 1/2oz EAMS rate. 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: £25.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: West Coast extension of the South Africa Airways new Kalahari West Coast service, Windhoek, SWA to Luanda, Angola, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d per 1/2oz EAMS rate. 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: 319

(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 Cape Town, bs 26/8, 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: £25.00
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 Cape Town, bs 26/8, 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: 334

(Switzerland) Switzerland acceptance for First Regular North Atlantic Service, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, viaMarseille-Gare 24/5, imprint 'Mit Luftpost' etiquette cover franked 100c, ms 'First Flight of /the Yankee Clipper/Marseilles-New York/via Lisbon', fine strike official red cachet, uncommon. Image.

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Date: 1939, May 22
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Switzerland acceptance for First Regular North Atlantic Service, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, viaMarseille-Gare 24/5, imprint 'Mit Luftpost' etiquette cover franked 100c, ms 'First Flight of /the Yankee Clipper/Marseilles-New York/via Lisbon', fine strike official red cachet, uncommon. Image.
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Lot Number: 335

(Switzerland) Switzerland acceptance for First Regular North Atlantic Service, Marseilles to Horta, bs 29/5, via Marseille-Gare 24/5, imprint 'Luftpost' etiquette cover franked  55c canc Geneva cds, typed 'Premier courrier aerien Transatalntique.Marseiile-Acores', fine strike official red cachet on front, black Horta cachet verso, violet straight line 'Par Avion Jusqu'a New York', nice item. Image.

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Date: 1939, May 24
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Switzerland acceptance for First Regular North Atlantic Service, Marseilles to Horta, bs 29/5, via Marseille-Gare 24/5, imprint 'Luftpost' etiquette cover franked 55c canc Geneva cds, typed 'Premier courrier aerien Transatalntique.Marseiile-Acores', fine strike official red cachet on front, black Horta cachet verso, violet straight line 'Par Avion Jusqu'a New York', nice item. Image.
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Lot Number: 371

(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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