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 £25.50
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).

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 £85.00
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).