Lot Number: 42

(Belgian Congo) WWII censored F/F LEOPOLDVILLE TO JOHANNESBURG, Leopoldville to Durban, via Elisabethville, 15/3, high franking registered (label) commercial corner cover franked eight stamps 33F (one damaged, see scan), black framed "1er depart laison aerienne/Congo-Afrique du Sud/***** Mars 1941", large unidentified black "C.R." hand stamp verso. Scarce item.

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Date: 1941, Mar 10
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: WWII censored F/F LEOPOLDVILLE TO JOHANNESBURG, Leopoldville to Durban, via Elisabethville, 15/3, high franking registered (label) commercial corner cover franked eight stamps 33F (one damaged, see scan), black framed "1er depart laison aerienne/Congo-Afrique du Sud/***** Mars 1941", large unidentified black "C.R." hand stamp verso. Scarce item.
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Lot Number: 91

(France) Uncensored WWII transatlantic airmail from Vichy France to Mexico, bs 22/8, via Lisbon 10/8, airmail etiquette cover addressed to Sinola, Mexico, franked 2F postage and 17F air, ms 'Par Clipper'. Good routing, see image.

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Date: 1941, Aug 4
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: Uncensored WWII transatlantic airmail from Vichy France to Mexico, bs 22/8, via Lisbon 10/8, airmail etiquette cover addressed to Sinola, Mexico, franked 2F postage and 17F air, ms 'Par Clipper'. Good routing, see image.
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Lot Number: 92

(France) Dual censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, plain cover franked 2F50 postage and 1F25 air, canc Ceyrat cds, sealed by French censor tape at Marseille and GB censor tape OBE 1119, ms 'Par Avion' cancelled with Marseille black double bar Jusqu'a. Image.

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Date: 1941, Sep 18
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: Dual censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, plain cover franked 2F50 postage and 1F25 air, canc Ceyrat cds, sealed by French censor tape at Marseille and GB censor tape OBE 1119, ms 'Par Avion' cancelled with Marseille black double bar Jusqu'a. Image.
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Lot Number: 167

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services F/F wartime airmail service, Liverpool to Belfast, 2/2 arrival cds, for the carriage of surcharged mail. Etiquette CARD franked 5d canc Birmingham 31 Aug 1941 cds,  large green 'RAS/1 September 1941' cachet, red hexagonal GB censor mark.. Sent by rail to Speke airport and flown in a Dragon Rapide DH 89 G-AFFF by a pilot released from the RAF. The service qualified for an Air Ministry subsidy and the GPO bore the cost less the amount of the subsidy and revenue from passengers who were carried subject to space allowed by the mail. See Railway Air Services, John Stroud, 1987.

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Date: 1941, Sep 1
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Services F/F wartime airmail service, Liverpool to Belfast, 2/2 arrival cds, for the carriage of surcharged mail. Etiquette CARD franked 5d canc Birmingham 31 Aug 1941 cds, large green 'RAS/1 September 1941' cachet, red hexagonal GB censor mark.. Sent by rail to Speke airport and flown in a Dragon Rapide DH 89 G-AFFF by a pilot released from the RAF. The service qualified for an Air Ministry subsidy and the GPO bore the cost less the amount of the subsidy and revenue from passengers who were carried subject to space allowed by the mail. See Railway Air Services, John Stroud, 1987.
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Lot Number: 168

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services first wartime airmail Liverpool to Belfast for the carriage of surcharged mail. Etiquette CARD franked 2 1/2d canc Caernarvon 31 Aug 1941 cds, typed 'First Day Flight/Great Britain/ toNorthern Ireland/Air Mail'. Sent by rail to Speke airport and flown in a Dragon Rapide DH 89 G-AFFF by a pilot released from the RAF. The service qualified for an Air Ministry subsidy and the GPO bore the cost less the amount of the subsidy and revenue from passengers who were carried subject to space allowed by the mail. See Railway Air Services, John Stroud, 1987. Cards are scarcer. Great item for the exhibit.

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Date: 1941, Sep 1
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Services first wartime airmail Liverpool to Belfast for the carriage of surcharged mail. Etiquette CARD franked 2 1/2d canc Caernarvon 31 Aug 1941 cds, typed 'First Day Flight/Great Britain/ toNorthern Ireland/Air Mail'. Sent by rail to Speke airport and flown in a Dragon Rapide DH 89 G-AFFF by a pilot released from the RAF. The service qualified for an Air Ministry subsidy and the GPO bore the cost less the amount of the subsidy and revenue from passengers who were carried subject to space allowed by the mail. See Railway Air Services, John Stroud, 1987. Cards are scarcer. Great item for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 169

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services first wartime airmail Liverpool to Belfast for the carriage of surcharged mail. Etiquette cover franked 3d canc Caernarvon 31 Aug 1941 cds, typed 'First Day/Great Britain to/Northern Ireland/Air Mail'. Sent by rail to Speke airport and flown in a Dragon Rapide DH 89 G-AFFF by a pilot released from the RAF. The service qualified for an Air Ministry subsidy and the GPO bore the cost less the amount of the subsidy and revenue from passengers who were carried subject to space allowed by the mail. See Railway Air Services, John Stroud, 1987. Great item for the exhibit.

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Date: 1941, Sep 1
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Services first wartime airmail Liverpool to Belfast for the carriage of surcharged mail. Etiquette cover franked 3d canc Caernarvon 31 Aug 1941 cds, typed 'First Day/Great Britain to/Northern Ireland/Air Mail'. Sent by rail to Speke airport and flown in a Dragon Rapide DH 89 G-AFFF by a pilot released from the RAF. The service qualified for an Air Ministry subsidy and the GPO bore the cost less the amount of the subsidy and revenue from passengers who were carried subject to space allowed by the mail. See Railway Air Services, John Stroud, 1987. Great item for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 170

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services, inauguration of new service from Liverpool to Belfast, bs 2/9, plain cover franked 5 1/2d to include air fee of  3d and inland postage of 2 1/2d, Airmail from Northern Ireland gave no advantage over surface mail.

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Date: 1941, Sep 1
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Services, inauguration of new service from Liverpool to Belfast, bs 2/9, plain cover franked 5 1/2d to include air fee of 3d and inland postage of 2 1/2d, Airmail from Northern Ireland gave no advantage over surface mail.
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Lot Number: 178

(Gold Coast) WWII censored F/F, Gold Coast to USA via the all air Pan Am FAM 22 West Africa-Brazil-Miami service, Accra to New York, plain airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 3/6d for Gold Coast-US mail, ms "Pan-American Air Mail", fine strike violet three line "First Flight/Regular Air Mail Service/GOLD COAST-USA" flight cachet, sealed buff/black 'Gold Coast/OBE' censor tape tied by red hexagonal PBC/9/Gold Coast censor mark. Carried by Pan Am to Miami, then US internal air service to final destination. A nice wartime item.

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Date: 1941, Dec 24
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: WWII censored F/F, Gold Coast to USA via the all air Pan Am FAM 22 West Africa-Brazil-Miami service, Accra to New York, plain airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 3/6d for Gold Coast-US mail, ms "Pan-American Air Mail", fine strike violet three line "First Flight/Regular Air Mail Service/GOLD COAST-USA" flight cachet, sealed buff/black 'Gold Coast/OBE' censor tape tied by red hexagonal PBC/9/Gold Coast censor mark. Carried by Pan Am to Miami, then US internal air service to final destination. A nice wartime item.
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Lot Number: 233

(Netherlands East Indies) WWII dual censored cover flown by air 'Two Ocean/All the Way by Air' from Batavia to England, bs 5/9, via Honolulu 09/8 transit cds, registered (label) cover franked 2G 5c canc Batavia cds, sealed black/brown 'Door Censuur Geopend' NEI censor tape tied by red NEI censor mark also red '....Geteekend/Gecensureed'  and red 'Ec.C' NEI censor marks, and resealed with B&W GB/Caribbean PC90 OBE 31842216 censor tape, typed 'KLM/Trans-Tasman/PAA to USA/Onward air transmission'. Carried by KNILM to Sydney, via Trans Tasman to Auckland, Pan Am FAM9 to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon, and European air service to England. A well documented WWII item with great routing. Two small non invasive closed top edge tears. Do not detract, see image.

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Date: 1941, Jul 31
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: WWII dual censored cover flown by air 'Two Ocean/All the Way by Air' from Batavia to England, bs 5/9, via Honolulu 09/8 transit cds, registered (label) cover franked 2G 5c canc Batavia cds, sealed black/brown 'Door Censuur Geopend' NEI censor tape tied by red NEI censor mark also red '....Geteekend/Gecensureed' and red 'Ec.C' NEI censor marks, and resealed with B&W GB/Caribbean PC90 OBE 31842216 censor tape, typed 'KLM/Trans-Tasman/PAA to USA/Onward air transmission'. Carried by KNILM to Sydney, via Trans Tasman to Auckland, Pan Am FAM9 to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, Pan Am FAM18 to Lisbon, and European air service to England. A well documented WWII item with great routing. Two small non invasive closed top edge tears. Do not detract, see image.
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Lot Number: 234

(Netherlands East Indies) 
WWII censored air all the way 'Two Ocean' airmail,  Batavia to London, via Honolulu 26/8 and New York 29/8, registered (label) imprint etiquette cover, franked 1G 15c, red 'Censureed/5' NEI censor mark on front. Flown KNLIM to Manila, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US internal air to New York, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, BOAC/KLM to London. A well documented WWII item in fine example of KNILM/PAA "two ocean" mail service via Manila; suspended after Pearl Harbour in Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.

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Date: 1941, Aug 15
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: WWII censored air all the way 'Two Ocean' airmail, Batavia to London, via Honolulu 26/8 and New York 29/8, registered (label) imprint etiquette cover, franked 1G 15c, red 'Censureed/5' NEI censor mark on front. Flown KNLIM to Manila, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US internal air to New York, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, BOAC/KLM to London. A well documented WWII item in fine example of KNILM/PAA "two ocean" mail service via Manila; suspended after Pearl Harbour in Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.
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Lot Number: 297

(Singapore) Trans Pacific extension to Singapore, F/F FAM 14, Singapore to Guam, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, Pan Am.

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Date: 1941, May 10
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Trans Pacific extension to Singapore, F/F FAM 14, Singapore to Guam, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, Pan Am.
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