Lot Number: 95

(Australia) Wartime airmail, first regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Christcurch 3/5, carried "per flying boats "Aotearoa" and "Awarua", blue/grey TEAL souvenir cover,  correctly franked 5d for air to NZ, canc Adelaide cds. When Italy entered the war in June 1940 this service became the first leg of the 'all air' Pacific Clipper Service to GB via Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and Lisbon. Image.

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Date: 1940, Apr 30
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, first regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Christcurch 3/5, carried "per flying boats "Aotearoa" and "Awarua", blue/grey TEAL souvenir cover, correctly franked 5d for air to NZ, canc Adelaide cds. When Italy entered the war in June 1940 this service became the first leg of the 'all air' Pacific Clipper Service to GB via Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and Lisbon. Image.
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Lot Number: 96

(Australia) First regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Auckland 2/5,  blue/cream 'First Flight Regular Service/Australia-New Zealand' souvenir cover franked 5d, TEAL.

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Date: 1940, May 1
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Australia

Description: First regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Auckland 2/5, blue/cream 'First Flight Regular Service/Australia-New Zealand' souvenir cover franked 5d, TEAL.
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Lot Number: 97

(Australia) Butler Air Transport, F/F Bega to Sydney, bs,, following suspension of service by Adastra Airways.  plain cover franked 5d ,Butler Air Transport hs, typed 'First Flight Sydney - Bega -Butler Air Transport/per Gannet Monoplane/VH UVU',

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Date: 1940, Nov 1
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: Butler Air Transport, F/F Bega to Sydney, bs,, following suspension of service by Adastra Airways. plain cover franked 5d ,Butler Air Transport hs, typed 'First Flight Sydney - Bega -Butler Air Transport/per Gannet Monoplane/VH UVU',
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Lot Number: 133

(Belgium) First connection between the Sabena internal service to Usumbura, and the Kikwit-Tshikapa service, Brussels to Costermansville, bs 18/2, black three line flight cachet '1e Courrier Aerien Belgi-/que Costermansville/Sabena', Van Reet printed souvenir cover franked 3F + 35 verso.

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Date: 1940, Feb 08
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Belgium

Description: First connection between the Sabena internal service to Usumbura, and the Kikwit-Tshikapa service, Brussels to Costermansville, bs 18/2, black three line flight cachet '1e Courrier Aerien Belgi-/que Costermansville/Sabena', Van Reet printed souvenir cover franked 3F + 35 verso.
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Lot Number: 138

(Bolivia) Bolivia to Portugal, flown by LATI, scarce uncensored WWII registered (hs) airmail cover, Cochabamba to Lisbon, bs Lisboa 8.1.41, franked verso 14B5, canc large purple framed 'Correos de Bolivia/Cochabamba' dated hs, grey/blue 'Per Via Aerea' envelope with outline of plane, typed 'Via Condor-Lati'. Correctly rated for LATI to Europe - Beith's cover was franked 14B 10c (see page 25). Carried by LAB Condor to Rio, by LATI all the way to Seville, then air shuttle to Lisbon. No Bermuda censor and franking confirms not flown by PAA.  Nice item.

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Date: 1940, Dec 28
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Bolivia

Description: Bolivia to Portugal, flown by LATI, scarce uncensored WWII registered (hs) airmail cover, Cochabamba to Lisbon, bs Lisboa 8.1.41, franked verso 14B5, canc large purple framed 'Correos de Bolivia/Cochabamba' dated hs, grey/blue 'Per Via Aerea' envelope with outline of plane, typed 'Via Condor-Lati'. Correctly rated for LATI to Europe - Beith's cover was franked 14B 10c (see page 25). Carried by LAB Condor to Rio, by LATI all the way to Seville, then air shuttle to Lisbon. No Bermuda censor and franking confirms not flown by PAA. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 185

(Canton) Pan Am pioneer Trans-Pacific service FAM 19 F/F Canton Island to Auckland, bs 18/7, official red flight cachet.

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Date: 1940, Jul 15
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Canton

Description: Pan Am pioneer Trans-Pacific service FAM 19 F/F Canton Island to Auckland, bs 18/7, official red flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 186

(Canton) Pan Am pioneer Trans-Pacific service FAM 19 F/F Canton Island to Honolulu, bs 122/7, official red flight cachet.

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Date: 1940, Jul 15
Est. price: £9.00
Category: Canton

Description: Pan Am pioneer Trans-Pacific service FAM 19 F/F Canton Island to Honolulu, bs 122/7, official red flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 187

(Canton) Pan Am pioneer Trans-Pacific service FAM 19 F/F Canton Island to Noumea, bs 16/7, official red flight cachet.

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Date: 1940, Jul 15
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Canton

Description: Pan Am pioneer Trans-Pacific service FAM 19 F/F Canton Island to Noumea, bs 16/7, official red flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 227

(France) WWII censored airmail Toulouse to Jadotville, Belgian Congo, bs 28/6.via Marseille Gare Avion 5/6 and Elizabethville 27/6, franked 2F50 overseas postage and 9F air, canc Toulouse cds, sealed plain brown censor tape tied by black 'Censure Congo Belgique' censor mark. Interesting wartime item with good routing. Image.

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Date: 1940, Jun 2
Est. price: £30.00
Category: France

Description: WWII censored airmail Toulouse to Jadotville, Belgian Congo, bs 28/6.via Marseille Gare Avion 5/6 and Elizabethville 27/6, franked 2F50 overseas postage and 9F air, canc Toulouse cds, sealed plain brown censor tape tied by black 'Censure Congo Belgique' censor mark. Interesting wartime item with good routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 286

(GB External) World War II, London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, cover embossed 'Stanley Gibbons/London' on flap, franked 1/3d, typed 'First British War Time/Service to Lisbon connecting/with the Pan American Airways/Trans-Atlantic Service', airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1940, May 31
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: World War II, London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, cover embossed 'Stanley Gibbons/London' on flap, franked 1/3d, typed 'First British War Time/Service to Lisbon connecting/with the Pan American Airways/Trans-Atlantic Service', airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 287

(GB External) London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, franked 1/3d,  fine large black on pale blue label "First Air Mail/England-Lisbon/Connecting with Pan American Airways Trans-Atlantic Service". As illustrated p192 Bergier. A Phillips, Newpot, authentication hs verso. Image.

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Date: 1940, Jun 3
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, franked 1/3d, fine large black on pale blue label "First Air Mail/England-Lisbon/Connecting with Pan American Airways Trans-Atlantic Service". As illustrated p192 Bergier. A Phillips, Newpot, authentication hs verso. Image.
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Lot Number: 342

(Gold Coast) Early WWII airmail cover posted in Accra on May 15, 1940 to England,  franked 1/3d verso, red hexagonal 'Passed by Censor/6/Gold Coast' censor mark. Correctly rated 1/3d for carriage by BOAC via Khartoum and Cairo, or Aeromaritime/Air France via Dakar and Paris. Both these services terminated when Italy entered the war  in June 1940.

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Date: 1940, May 14
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Early WWII airmail cover posted in Accra on May 15, 1940 to England, franked 1/3d verso, red hexagonal 'Passed by Censor/6/Gold Coast' censor mark. Correctly rated 1/3d for carriage by BOAC via Khartoum and Cairo, or Aeromaritime/Air France via Dakar and Paris. Both these services terminated when Italy entered the war in June 1940.
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Lot Number: 436

(Netherlands East Indies) High frank dual censored registered (label) WWII Javasche Bank airmail etiquette cover NEI to Australia, bs Sydney, bs 24/7, franked 65c canc Soerbaja cds, sealed NEI B&W 'Door Censuur Geopend' censor tape and Australian red/cream 'Opened By Censor' tape tied by blue 'Passed By Censor/S,30' censor mark, also well preserved 'KAS' bank seal verso.

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Date: 1940, Jul 15
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: High frank dual censored registered (label) WWII Javasche Bank airmail etiquette cover NEI to Australia, bs Sydney, bs 24/7, franked 65c canc Soerbaja cds, sealed NEI B&W 'Door Censuur Geopend' censor tape and Australian red/cream 'Opened By Censor' tape tied by blue 'Passed By Censor/S,30' censor mark, also well preserved 'KAS' bank seal verso.
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Lot Number: 512

(New Zealand) Auckland-Sydney, bs  30/4,carried on the inaugural flight by flying boat "Aotearoa", large rect. cachet, souvenir cover with imprint photo of plane, TEAW. Service suspended in June 1940 when Italy joined the war.

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Date: 1940, Apr 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Auckland-Sydney, bs 30/4,carried on the inaugural flight by flying boat "Aotearoa", large rect. cachet, souvenir cover with imprint photo of plane, TEAW. Service suspended in June 1940 when Italy joined the war.
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Lot Number: 513

(New Zealand) F/F, Auckland to Los Angeles, 24/7, violet boxed cachet, b/s, Pan Am

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Date: 1940, Jul 19
Est. price: £10.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: F/F, Auckland to Los Angeles, 24/7, violet boxed cachet, b/s, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 514

(New Zealand) Reopening Pan Am trans-Pacific Auckland-San Francisco service, Auckland to Canton Island, 20/7 arrival ds on front, B&W PPC showing City Hall, Cape Town, franked 11d, nice strike violet framed 'New Zealand-USA/ir Mail Service/via New Caledonia, Canton Island and Hawaii'.

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Date: 1940, Jul 19
Est. price: £8.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Reopening Pan Am trans-Pacific Auckland-San Francisco service, Auckland to Canton Island, 20/7 arrival ds on front, B&W PPC showing City Hall, Cape Town, franked 11d, nice strike violet framed 'New Zealand-USA/ir Mail Service/via New Caledonia, Canton Island and Hawaii'.
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Lot Number: 578

(Singapore) Censored Singapore to UK etiquette airmail, correctly rated 55c for 1/2oz, fine strike triangular 'Passed For Transmission/74' censor mark. Some rough opening verso only, see scan.

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Date: 1940, Dec 30
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Censored Singapore to UK etiquette airmail, correctly rated 55c for 1/2oz, fine strike triangular 'Passed For Transmission/74' censor mark. Some rough opening verso only, see scan.
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