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: 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: 330

(Sudan) First acceptance of mail from Sudan for USA for carriage on Imperial Airways inaugural East Africa-England service, Juba to London, Imperial Airways House London arrival verso, and on to Appleton, WIsc bs 29/3, black "First Flight/Juba to London" biplane F/F cachet, Roessler yellow/olive "London to Cape/Air Mail/First Flight" envelope, ref ROE.FF5, illustrated p91 Newton, franked 2P 15ml. Scarce final destination since only 154 were flown to London.

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Date: 1931, Mar 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Sudan

Description: First acceptance of mail from Sudan for USA for carriage on Imperial Airways inaugural East Africa-England service, Juba to London, Imperial Airways House London arrival verso, and on to Appleton, WIsc bs 29/3, black "First Flight/Juba to London" biplane F/F cachet, Roessler yellow/olive "London to Cape/Air Mail/First Flight" envelope, ref ROE.FF5, illustrated p91 Newton, franked 2P 15ml. Scarce final destination since only 154 were flown to London.
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Lot Number: 306

(South Africa) The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from South Africa via the Royal Train for the RANA F/F from Southern Rhodesia to Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3 registered (hs) cover franked  9d South Africa stamps, canc  fine strikes black oval crown over bilingual 'Royal Tour HRH Prince George/6-II 34/South Africa" postmarks, blue/black airmail etiquette, and violet two line "All The Way/First Official Air Mail" and black two line "S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland" cachets. The flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given. "The most desirable covers are those posted on Prince George's Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union". See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25.  A scarce item in fine condition.

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £175.00
Category: South Africa

Description: The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from South Africa via the Royal Train for the RANA F/F from Southern Rhodesia to Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3 registered (hs) cover franked 9d South Africa stamps, canc fine strikes black oval crown over bilingual 'Royal Tour HRH Prince George/6-II 34/South Africa" postmarks, blue/black airmail etiquette, and violet two line "All The Way/First Official Air Mail" and black two line "S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland" cachets. The flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given. "The most desirable covers are those posted on Prince George's Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union". See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A scarce item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 243

(New Zealand) First New Zealand acceptance for Chicago, US, bs 14/12, for carriage on the F/F Danneverke to Masterton, bs16/3, airmail etiquette cover franked 10d, red boxed " F/F Danneverke-Wellington.........' flight cachet, air in NZ and USA. Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 16
Est. price: £30.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First New Zealand acceptance for Chicago, US, bs 14/12, for carriage on the F/F Danneverke to Masterton, bs16/3, airmail etiquette cover franked 10d, red boxed " F/F Danneverke-Wellington.........' flight cachet, air in NZ and USA. Image.
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Lot Number: 240

(Malta) First acceptance of Malta airmail for the Belgian Congo, Valletta to Leopoldville, 9/8, via Aba 11/7, Buta 18/7 and Stanleyville 22/7, Forbes Bentley corner cover franked 9 1/2, all stamps canc ,Air Mail/3 Jul/1931' cds, also Valletta Jy 3 31 cds. Likely by sea to Cairo, then  Imperial Airways England-Africa service No AS19 from Alexandria to Juba, then 150km by road from Juba-Aba, then 800km by rail to Stanleyville, and finally downstream by river to Leopoldville. A scarce item with great routing and in fine condition.

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Date: 1931, Jul 3
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Malta

Description: First acceptance of Malta airmail for the Belgian Congo, Valletta to Leopoldville, 9/8, via Aba 11/7, Buta 18/7 and Stanleyville 22/7, Forbes Bentley corner cover franked 9 1/2, all stamps canc ,Air Mail/3 Jul/1931' cds, also Valletta Jy 3 31 cds. Likely by sea to Cairo, then Imperial Airways England-Africa service No AS19 from Alexandria to Juba, then 150km by road from Juba-Aba, then 800km by rail to Stanleyville, and finally downstream by river to Leopoldville. A scarce item with great routing and in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 163

(GB External) LONDON TO WADI HALFA, bs 24/11, first acceptance of mail for Sudan, at the new 3d Flat Rate for letters, IAW southbound service #AS195. Etiquette letter to Wyndham franked 3d, carried Heracles to Brindisi, and Satyrus to Wadi Halfa. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. Scarce item, difficult to find.

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Date: 1934, Nov 17
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON TO WADI HALFA, bs 24/11, first acceptance of mail for Sudan, at the new 3d Flat Rate for letters, IAW southbound service #AS195. Etiquette letter to Wyndham franked 3d, carried Heracles to Brindisi, and Satyrus to Wadi Halfa. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. Scarce item, difficult to find.
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Lot Number: 150

(GB External) Early acceptance of GB mail for acceleration to Nigeria by the Latecoere Toulouse-Dakar service, London to Minna, bs 7/5, via Dakar 18/4 and Lagos 5/5,  plain cover franked 1/-, 1 1/2d x2, (one with corner defect, see scan), ms "Par Avion de Toulouse a Dakar", black/royal blue etiquette P25. From Dakar likely carried 550 miles by coasting steamer to Freetown, then 1200 miles to Lagos on the Elder Dempster Liverpool-Lagos mail boat. This  route was seldom used as sea services from Dakar to Freetown were unpredictable. For a discussion of this route see McCaig's article on West African Airmails, page 13, Postal History Journal, October, 1979.  Great routing, and a good example of an early, seldom used service to Nigeria in spite of defect..

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Date: 1926, Apr 13
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: Early acceptance of GB mail for acceleration to Nigeria by the Latecoere Toulouse-Dakar service, London to Minna, bs 7/5, via Dakar 18/4 and Lagos 5/5, plain cover franked 1/-, 1 1/2d x2, (one with corner defect, see scan), ms "Par Avion de Toulouse a Dakar", black/royal blue etiquette P25. From Dakar likely carried 550 miles by coasting steamer to Freetown, then 1200 miles to Lagos on the Elder Dempster Liverpool-Lagos mail boat. This route was seldom used as sea services from Dakar to Freetown were unpredictable. For a discussion of this route see McCaig's article on West African Airmails, page 13, Postal History Journal, October, 1979. Great routing, and a good example of an early, seldom used service to Nigeria in spite of defect..
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Lot Number: 166

(GB External) London to Malta, bs 31/7, ms 'First Through Flight/Via Rome', airmail etiquette cover franked 4d. Possibly an acceptance for carriagefrom Rome to Malta by Als Littoria. Nice on for the specialist.

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Date: 1935, Jul 27
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Malta, bs 31/7, ms 'First Through Flight/Via Rome', airmail etiquette cover franked 4d. Possibly an acceptance for carriagefrom Rome to Malta by Als Littoria. Nice on for the specialist.
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Lot Number: 172

(GB External) First official acceptance of mail from Great Britain for carriage on the USA-Bermuda service, no arrival ds, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 6d, canc Newport cds, typed "1st Acceptance/USA-Bermuda/Airmail". Uncmmon.

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Date: 1938, Mar 17
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: First official acceptance of mail from Great Britain for carriage on the USA-Bermuda service, no arrival ds, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 6d, canc Newport cds, typed "1st Acceptance/USA-Bermuda/Airmail". Uncmmon.
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Lot Number: 149

(GB External) First acceptance of UK mail for carriage over the US transcontinental air mail route, Liverpool to San Francisco, bs May 22, 1925, plain cover correctly rated 1/4 1/2d for air mail service over three zones from New York, canc Liverpool cds, black/dark blue airmail etiquette with "from New York" in ms below, carried by S.S. Aquitania to New York, then internal air to San Francisco.

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Date: 1925, May 08
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of UK mail for carriage over the US transcontinental air mail route, Liverpool to San Francisco, bs May 22, 1925, plain cover correctly rated 1/4 1/2d for air mail service over three zones from New York, canc Liverpool cds, black/dark blue airmail etiquette with "from New York" in ms below, carried by S.S. Aquitania to New York, then internal air to San Francisco.
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Lot Number: 151

(GB External) First acceptance of British mail under the single cover system and franchised by British stamps for carriage within Colombia by SCADTA, London to Cali, bs 3/1/1927, via Barranquilla  'Servicio Postal Aereo SCADTA/27.XII.1926/Barranquilla' cds on front and Manizales black 'Servicio de Transportes Aereo/30/12/1926 cds verso. Plain cover correctly franked 2 1/2d overseas rate + 1/- per 1/2 oz SCADTA fee, canc London FS/Dec 6/1926 cds and 'British Industries Fair' machine cancel, early black/dark blue GB P25 airmail etiquette. Few tone spots right hand edge.

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Date: 1926, Dec 6
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of British mail under the single cover system and franchised by British stamps for carriage within Colombia by SCADTA, London to Cali, bs 3/1/1927, via Barranquilla 'Servicio Postal Aereo SCADTA/27.XII.1926/Barranquilla' cds on front and Manizales black 'Servicio de Transportes Aereo/30/12/1926 cds verso. Plain cover correctly franked 2 1/2d overseas rate + 1/- per 1/2 oz SCADTA fee, canc London FS/Dec 6/1926 cds and 'British Industries Fair' machine cancel, early black/dark blue GB P25 airmail etiquette. Few tone spots right hand edge.
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Lot Number: 129

(Flying Boats) First mail from New Zealand to Egypt dispatched under Stage 3 of the Empire Air Mail Scheme and first thrice weekly service from Australia, Temuka to Port Said, bs 22/8, via Alexandria 21/8, black/red/cream 'Kiwi' souvenir cover  franked 1 1/2d canc Temuka 26 Jul 38 cds. Departed from NZ by sea on 4 Aug aboard the SS Waganella to Sydney from where it departed on 9 Aug the in flying boat Coriolanus to Alexandria. Although 26 July was the official start of Stage 3 EAMS, acceptances from New Zealand were held back for the flight that left on 9 August to ensure that the first EAMS mail did not overtake the last sea-mail service.

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Date: 1938, Jul 26
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: First mail from New Zealand to Egypt dispatched under Stage 3 of the Empire Air Mail Scheme and first thrice weekly service from Australia, Temuka to Port Said, bs 22/8, via Alexandria 21/8, black/red/cream 'Kiwi' souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d canc Temuka 26 Jul 38 cds. Departed from NZ by sea on 4 Aug aboard the SS Waganella to Sydney from where it departed on 9 Aug the in flying boat Coriolanus to Alexandria. Although 26 July was the official start of Stage 3 EAMS, acceptances from New Zealand were held back for the flight that left on 9 August to ensure that the first EAMS mail did not overtake the last sea-mail service.
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Lot Number: 109

(Finland) Scarce Finland acceptance for the F/F Stockholm to Amsterdam night time service Mu 81, printed orange/black souvenir card with map, franked 2M Finland canc Helsinki 28/6 cds, also special black circular flight postmark. Image.

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Date: 1929, Jun 28
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Finland

Description: Scarce Finland acceptance for the F/F Stockholm to Amsterdam night time service Mu 81, printed orange/black souvenir card with map, franked 2M Finland canc Helsinki 28/6 cds, also special black circular flight postmark. Image.
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Lot Number: 103

(Denmark) Copenhagen to Malang, Java, NEI, via Munich 20/10 and Soember 4/11, Denmark acceptance for carriage on the KKM Amsterdam to Batavia service, airmail etiquete cover franked 1K5o, canc Copenhagen cds. Great routing.

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Date: 1936, Oct 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Denmark

Description: Copenhagen to Malang, Java, NEI, via Munich 20/10 and Soember 4/11, Denmark acceptance for carriage on the KKM Amsterdam to Batavia service, airmail etiquete cover franked 1K5o, canc Copenhagen cds. Great routing.
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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: 62

(Bechuanaland) Lobatsi to Australia, bs Adelaide 23/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways  African service to Cairo, to connect with the first extension of the IIA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-, 6d and 2d, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: Lobatsi to Australia, bs Adelaide 23/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways African service to Cairo, to connect with the first extension of the IIA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-, 6d and 2d, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 61

(Basutoland) The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from Basutoland for carriage on the F/F R.A.N.A. Southern Rhodesia-Nyasaland service, Maseru to Limbe, bs 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3, airmail cover franked 9d Basutoland stamps canc with special postmark of the PO attached to the Royal Train used by HRH Prince George during his visit to Southern Africa, also Maseru cds, black two line 'S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland' and violet st. line 'First Official Air Mail' hand stamps. "F/F mail from countries other than S. Rhodesia and the Union was very small because the flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given"....."The most desirable covers are those posted on the Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union. The train was only in Basutoland one day and even the ordinary mail there from is scarce. See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A rare cover in fine condition.

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Date: 1934, Mar 1
Est. price: £260.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from Basutoland for carriage on the F/F R.A.N.A. Southern Rhodesia-Nyasaland service, Maseru to Limbe, bs 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3, airmail cover franked 9d Basutoland stamps canc with special postmark of the PO attached to the Royal Train used by HRH Prince George during his visit to Southern Africa, also Maseru cds, black two line 'S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland' and violet st. line 'First Official Air Mail' hand stamps. "F/F mail from countries other than S. Rhodesia and the Union was very small because the flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given"....."The most desirable covers are those posted on the Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union. The train was only in Basutoland one day and even the ordinary mail there from is scarce. See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A rare cover in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 40

(Australia) First acceptance of Australian mail for PNG for carriage over the the Papua and New Guinea Air Service, Melbourne-Brisbane-Port Moresby-Salamau, registered label cover franked Australia 3d air, 3d and 2d, canc Public Offices Victoria 1 Feb, Melbourne 1/2, Edie Creek PNG 13/2 and bs Salamau 16/2. Carried to Port Moresby on the mail boat Macdui' which left Brisbane on 4/2, then flown by Orme Denny in a Guinea Airways  Junkers F13 to Salamau and on to Wau and Bulolo. Great routing, AAMC P56.

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Date: 1933, Feb 4
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of Australian mail for PNG for carriage over the the Papua and New Guinea Air Service, Melbourne-Brisbane-Port Moresby-Salamau, registered label cover franked Australia 3d air, 3d and 2d, canc Public Offices Victoria 1 Feb, Melbourne 1/2, Edie Creek PNG 13/2 and bs Salamau 16/2. Carried to Port Moresby on the mail boat Macdui' which left Brisbane on 4/2, then flown by Orme Denny in a Guinea Airways Junkers F13 to Salamau and on to Wau and Bulolo. Great routing, AAMC P56.
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Lot Number: 47

(Australia) Rare first acceptance of mail for Aswan, Egypt  from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Alexandria bs 26/12, via Cairo 22/12 and Luxor 23/12, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 1/7d, flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, then Darwin-Alexandria by IAW IW 298. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Australia

Description: Rare first acceptance of mail for Aswan, Egypt from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Alexandria bs 26/12, via Cairo 22/12 and Luxor 23/12, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 1/7d, flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, then Darwin-Alexandria by IAW IW 298. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.
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Lot Number: 21

(Alex Newall personal collection) First acceptance of GIBRALTAR mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to Rangoon, (GIBRALTAR 19.9.33 Croydon )- KARACHI - CALCUTTA - RANGOON  bs 2.10.33. Registered (label) souvenir cover, violet  London-Karachi-Rangoon fist flight cachet verso, franked 11d (8d inclusive air rate + 3d registration). Reference # 33.17b6,  Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.

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Date: 1933, Sep 16
Est. price: £160.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: First acceptance of GIBRALTAR mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to Rangoon, (GIBRALTAR 19.9.33 Croydon )- KARACHI - CALCUTTA - RANGOON bs 2.10.33. Registered (label) souvenir cover, violet London-Karachi-Rangoon fist flight cachet verso, franked 11d (8d inclusive air rate + 3d registration). Reference # 33.17b6, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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Lot Number: 15

(Alex Newall personal collection) First acceptance of GIBRALTAR mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to the Far East, GIBRALTAR 24.6.33.Croydon - KARACHI - JODHPUR bs 8Jly 33. Souvenir cover, boxed 'Karachi-Calcutta 7 Jly 33 first airmail cachet , franked 8d inclusive air rate. Reference # 33.13d3,  Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.

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Date: 1933, Jun 24
Est. price: £300.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: First acceptance of GIBRALTAR mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to the Far East, GIBRALTAR 24.6.33.Croydon - KARACHI - JODHPUR bs 8Jly 33. Souvenir cover, boxed 'Karachi-Calcutta 7 Jly 33 first airmail cachet , franked 8d inclusive air rate. Reference # 33.13d3, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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Lot Number: 22

(Alex Newall personal collection) First acceptance of IRAQUI mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to Calcutta, BASRA - CALCUTTA - RANGOON, bs 1 Oct 33. Souvenir cover, violet 'Imperial Airways Ltd/ 'Extension of England-India Air Service' cachet on front and London-Karachi-Rangoon fist flight cachet verso , franked 35 fls. Reference # 33.17c3,  Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.

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Date: 1933, Sep 27
Est. price: £160.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: First acceptance of IRAQUI mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to Calcutta, BASRA - CALCUTTA - RANGOON, bs 1 Oct 33. Souvenir cover, violet 'Imperial Airways Ltd/ 'Extension of England-India Air Service' cachet on front and London-Karachi-Rangoon fist flight cachet verso , franked 35 fls. Reference # 33.17c3, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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Lot Number: 20

(Alex Newall personal collection) First acceptance of IRAQI mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to Calcutta, BASRA - KARACHI 8 Jly 33 hs - CALCUTTA, bs 10 Jul 33. Registered (label) souvenir cover, Imperial Airways Ltd red cachet 'Extension of England-India Air Service', franked 38 fls. Reference # 33.13d5,  Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.

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Date: 1933, Jul 5
Est. price: £200.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: First acceptance of IRAQI mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to Calcutta, BASRA - KARACHI 8 Jly 33 hs - CALCUTTA, bs 10 Jul 33. Registered (label) souvenir cover, Imperial Airways Ltd red cachet 'Extension of England-India Air Service', franked 38 fls. Reference # 33.13d5, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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Lot Number: 16

(Alex Newall personal collection) Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to Calcutta, first acceptance of feeder mail from Poland, WARSAW (27.6.33) - VIENNA - JODHPUR, bs 8 Jul 33, via Athens bs 1.VII.33. Souvenir cover franked 1Zl 90gr (Polish airmail to Vienna 40Gr + air surcharge to India 1Zl 50gr. Reference # 33.13d1,  Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.

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Date: 1933, Jun 27
Est. price: £300.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to Calcutta, first acceptance of feeder mail from Poland, WARSAW (27.6.33) - VIENNA - JODHPUR, bs 8 Jul 33, via Athens bs 1.VII.33. Souvenir cover franked 1Zl 90gr (Polish airmail to Vienna 40Gr + air surcharge to India 1Zl 50gr. Reference # 33.13d1, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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Lot Number: 126

(Flying Boats) Laurenco Marques to London, Rotherham 21/6 arrival ds on front, inauguration of the imperial Airways Coastal Flying Boat Service, first acceptance of northbound mails from L. Marques, carried all the way by Imperial Airways 'Canopus', IAW northbound service #455. Commercial Union cover with company logo embossed on flap, franked 1.75E with 1936 Moz A8 postage due label for airmail with ms Frs 0.42f, used to pay the air fee. Small mail, nice item

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Date: 1937, Jun 10
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Laurenco Marques to London, Rotherham 21/6 arrival ds on front, inauguration of the imperial Airways Coastal Flying Boat Service, first acceptance of northbound mails from L. Marques, carried all the way by Imperial Airways 'Canopus', IAW northbound service #455. Commercial Union cover with company logo embossed on flap, franked 1.75E with 1936 Moz A8 postage due label for airmail with ms Frs 0.42f, used to pay the air fee. Small mail, nice item
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