Lot Number: 548

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) S. Rhodesia to Palestine, SALISBURY to JERUSALEM. By Imperial Airways Durban northbound flying boat service DN55 (Cameronian) which left Mozambique 23/12 arrived Cairo bs 25/12. Transferred to Imperial Airways eastbound service SE66 which arrived Tiberius one day late on 28/12. Offloaded and by road to Haifa bs 28/12, then by rail to Jerusalem bs 29/12. Franked 5 ½ d for 3d registration and 2d ‘ALL UP’ air rate, ½ d excess. Nice two Imperial AW services item to uncommon destination with good routing.

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Date: 1938, Dec 20
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: S. Rhodesia to Palestine, SALISBURY to JERUSALEM. By Imperial Airways Durban northbound flying boat service DN55 (Cameronian) which left Mozambique 23/12 arrived Cairo bs 25/12. Transferred to Imperial Airways eastbound service SE66 which arrived Tiberius one day late on 28/12. Offloaded and by road to Haifa bs 28/12, then by rail to Jerusalem bs 29/12. Franked 5 ½ d for 3d registration and 2d ‘ALL UP’ air rate, ½ d excess. Nice two Imperial AW services item to uncommon destination with good routing.
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Lot Number: 546

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Zanzibar to India, ZANZIBAR to HYDERABAD, DECCAN. By Wilson Airways from Zanzibar to Kisumu, transferred to Imperial Airways Durban northbound flying boat service DN98 which left Kisumu 7/6 arriving Alexandria 8/6. Transferred to Imperial Airways eastbound service IE660 (Canopus) which left Alexandria 10/6 arriving Karachi 11/6, and on to Madras bs 12/6 by TATA Indian internal airline, delivered at Deccan bs 13/6. Plain cover, red boxed 'winged' Par Avion hs, franked 20ct  Empire ‘All Up’ rate. A journey by three different airlines, ex Ted Proud collection.

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Date: 1938, Jun 6
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Zanzibar to India, ZANZIBAR to HYDERABAD, DECCAN. By Wilson Airways from Zanzibar to Kisumu, transferred to Imperial Airways Durban northbound flying boat service DN98 which left Kisumu 7/6 arriving Alexandria 8/6. Transferred to Imperial Airways eastbound service IE660 (Canopus) which left Alexandria 10/6 arriving Karachi 11/6, and on to Madras bs 12/6 by TATA Indian internal airline, delivered at Deccan bs 13/6. Plain cover, red boxed 'winged' Par Avion hs, franked 20ct Empire ‘All Up’ rate. A journey by three different airlines, ex Ted Proud collection.
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Lot Number: 383

(India) Flying Boat " Coogee" Survey Flight from England to Singapore via the new route from Karachi to Calcutta,  Calcutta to Gwalior, bs 4/3, via Lashkar 3/3, airmail etiquette cover franked 2 annas, purple 'airplane' cachet ." Trial flight of Imperial Airways flying boat from Southampton to Singapore prior to the inauguration of the regular and 'All Up' services. Very fine. Image.

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Date: 1938, Feb 28
Est. price: £85.00
Category: India

Description: Flying Boat " Coogee" Survey Flight from England to Singapore via the new route from Karachi to Calcutta, Calcutta to Gwalior, bs 4/3, via Lashkar 3/3, airmail etiquette cover franked 2 annas, purple 'airplane' cachet ." Trial flight of Imperial Airways flying boat from Southampton to Singapore prior to the inauguration of the regular and 'All Up' services. Very fine. Image.
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Lot Number: 319

(GB Internal) F/F All Up Service between N. Ireland and Great Britain, Liverpool to Belfast, red/cream BEA ‘All-up Service’ cover.

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Date: 1947, Sep 28
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F All Up Service between N. Ireland and Great Britain, Liverpool to Belfast, red/cream BEA ‘All-up Service’ cover.
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Lot Number: 328

(GB Internal) A truly RARE first BEA 'All Up' service, Renfrew Airport, Glasgow to the Isle of Tiree, the most westerly island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, plain cover franked 2 2/2d canc Glasgow 14 Jne 1948, large red "BEA/First 'All Up' Mail/Renfrew-Tiree/14 June 1948 with map of the islands. Beith states"little mail is known from the first day as the service was not well publicised". He reports having seen only ONE item of mail from this service. This was from this the outgoing flight , and it bore a red commemorative cachet (see Beith R, Scottish Air Mails 1919-1979, p22 and the illustration of the red cachet on the same page).

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Date: 1948, Jun 14
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: A truly RARE first BEA 'All Up' service, Renfrew Airport, Glasgow to the Isle of Tiree, the most westerly island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, plain cover franked 2 2/2d canc Glasgow 14 Jne 1948, large red "BEA/First 'All Up' Mail/Renfrew-Tiree/14 June 1948 with map of the islands. Beith states"little mail is known from the first day as the service was not well publicised". He reports having seen only ONE item of mail from this service. This was from this the outgoing flight , and it bore a red commemorative cachet (see Beith R, Scottish Air Mails 1919-1979, p22 and the illustration of the red cachet on the same page).
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Lot Number: 274

(GB External) First Post War "All Up Mail" to Europe, London to Geneva, no arrival ds, red/cream souvenir cover with printed "First Post War/All Up mail/to/Europe", franked 3d (first class mail without surcharge).

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Date: 1948, Jul 1
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: First Post War "All Up Mail" to Europe, London to Geneva, no arrival ds, red/cream souvenir cover with printed "First Post War/All Up mail/to/Europe", franked 3d (first class mail without surcharge).
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