Lot Number: 89

(Flying Boats) AMERICAN EXPORT AIRLINES SURVEY FLIGHT, New York to Cristobal, bs 5/2, via Nassau bs 3/2 and Kingston 4/2, company cover, 23x10cm, with red/blue corner logo, MIXED franking with US stamp 3/2, Bahamas stamps 4/2 and Jamaica stamp 4/2. Also picture of the AEA Consolidated 28-4 flying boat ' Transatlantic' which carried the cover, in flight. Mounted on album leaf, SCARCE item.

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Date: 1941, Feb 3
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: AMERICAN EXPORT AIRLINES SURVEY FLIGHT, New York to Cristobal, bs 5/2, via Nassau bs 3/2 and Kingston 4/2, company cover, 23x10cm, with red/blue corner logo, MIXED franking with US stamp 3/2, Bahamas stamps 4/2 and Jamaica stamp 4/2. Also picture of the AEA Consolidated 28-4 flying boat ' Transatlantic' which carried the cover, in flight. Mounted on album leaf, SCARCE item.
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Lot Number: 152

(GB Internal) Railway Air Services F/F wartime airmail service,  Belfast to Liverpool, for the carriage of surcharged mail. Etiquette cover franked 3d canc Caernarvon 31 Aug 1941 cds,  large red 'RAS/1 September 1941' cachet.. 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, Belfast to Liverpool, for the carriage of surcharged mail. Etiquette cover franked 3d canc Caernarvon 31 Aug 1941 cds, large red 'RAS/1 September 1941' cachet.. 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: 153

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

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Date: 1941, Sep 1
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Services, inauguration of a new service from Liverpool to Belfast, plain cover franked 5 1/2d to include air fee of 3d and inland postage of 2 1/2d, censored under wartime restrictions. Airmail from Northern Ireland gave no advantage over surface mail.
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Lot Number: 186

(India) India censored WWII registered airmail cover, 22x11cm, Bombay to Johannesburg via the Horseshoe Route, high  1R + 2R x3  sealed India censor tape tied by Bombay censor mark, large violet 'Free /VRY/1' and red straight line 'Written in English' hs's. Image.

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Date: 1941, Oct 10
Est. price: £40.00
Category: India

Description: India censored WWII registered airmail cover, 22x11cm, Bombay to Johannesburg via the Horseshoe Route, high 1R + 2R x3 sealed India censor tape tied by Bombay censor mark, large violet 'Free /VRY/1' and red straight line 'Written in English' hs's. Image.
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Lot Number: 208

(Netherlands East Indies) Horseshoe Route World War II censored air cover to Manchester, no arrival ds, franked 55c canc Batavia cds, typed 'Per Luchtposts Via Durban', sealed brown "Door Censur Geopend" NEI censor tape tied by black circle "Censur  20/6/41"censor mark, also red  oval 'Ec.C' NEI censor mark and Egypt black censor hs Likely KLM to Cairo then BOAC over the "Horseshoe" route, see Boyle p 820-828. Non invasive ironed vertical crease, see scan.

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Date: 1941, Jun 19
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: Horseshoe Route World War II censored air cover to Manchester, no arrival ds, franked 55c canc Batavia cds, typed 'Per Luchtposts Via Durban', sealed brown "Door Censur Geopend" NEI censor tape tied by black circle "Censur 20/6/41"censor mark, also red oval 'Ec.C' NEI censor mark and Egypt black censor hs Likely KLM to Cairo then BOAC over the "Horseshoe" route, see Boyle p 820-828. Non invasive ironed vertical crease, see scan.
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Lot Number: 209

(Netherlands East Indies) World War II dual censored Macassar to London,  registered (label) cover franked G1.15  typed 'I.W. to Durban', sealed brown  NEI censor tape, tied by large red circular 'Deviezen/Censur' censor marks front and verso,  and Bermuda B&W OBE 978, flown KNILM to Manila/Sydney/Singapore, then Pan Am to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York,  FAM 18 to Lisbon, and KLM/BOAC to England. This "two ocean" mail was suspended after Pearl Harbour on Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.

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Date: 1941, Oct 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Netherlands East Indies

Description: World War II dual censored Macassar to London, registered (label) cover franked G1.15 typed 'I.W. to Durban', sealed brown NEI censor tape, tied by large red circular 'Deviezen/Censur' censor marks front and verso, and Bermuda B&W OBE 978, flown KNILM to Manila/Sydney/Singapore, then Pan Am to San Francisco, US internal air service to New York, FAM 18 to Lisbon, and KLM/BOAC to England. This "two ocean" mail was suspended after Pearl Harbour on Dec 1941, see Boyle p 820-828.
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Lot Number: 267

(Singapore) WWI censored airmail, Indian Section Base Office No 4, Singapore to UK, airmail etiquette cover franked 55c, correctly rated for the BOAC Singapore-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) route, fine strikes purple triangular Base PO 'Passed By Censor No 3465' censor marks front and verso.

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Date: 1941, Jun 5
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWI censored airmail, Indian Section Base Office No 4, Singapore to UK, airmail etiquette cover franked 55c, correctly rated for the BOAC Singapore-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) route, fine strikes purple triangular Base PO 'Passed By Censor No 3465' censor marks front and verso.
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Lot Number: 298

(United States) F/F FAM 19  Los Angeles to Suva,  bs 9/11, cover 10x23cm franked 40c air, cachet, Pan Am

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Date: 1941, Nov 5
Est. price: £10.00
Category: United States

Description: F/F FAM 19 Los Angeles to Suva, bs 9/11, cover 10x23cm franked 40c air, cachet, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 299

(United States) F/F FAM 19  San Francisco to Suva,  bs 9/11, cover 10x23cm franked 40c air, cachet, Pan Am

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Date: 1941, Nov 5
Est. price: £10.00
Category: United States

Description: F/F FAM 19 San Francisco to Suva, bs 9/11, cover 10x23cm franked 40c air, cachet, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 300

(United States) F/F FAM 19  San Pedro to Suva,  bs 9/11, cover 10x23cm franked 40c air, cachet, Pan Am

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Date: 1941, Nov 5
Est. price: £10.00
Category: United States

Description: F/F FAM 19 San Pedro to Suva, bs 9/11, cover 10x23cm franked 40c air, cachet, Pan Am
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