Lot Number: 484

(Aviation Postal History) BEA Airway letter stamps; 50th anniversary Hendon-Windsor 11d corner pair 9/9/61, and 1/-, 1/8d and 2/7d set of three, issued 4/10/61. Lightly mounted on album leaf.

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Date: Airlines
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Aviation Postal History

Description: BEA Airway letter stamps; 50th anniversary Hendon-Windsor 11d corner pair 9/9/61, and 1/-, 1/8d and 2/7d set of three, issued 4/10/61. Lightly mounted on album leaf.
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Lot Number: 480

(Aviation Postal History) Air France Christmas/New Year reduced rate 'Air France/dans tous les ciels' greetings postcard franked 8c and flown Hanoi to Paris, bs 11/1, via Marseille 10/1, and bearing the text (in French) " to benefit from the reduced rate this postcard must consist only of wishes, congratulations, thanks, compliments or condolences expressed in five words or less".

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Date: Airlines
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Aviation Postal History

Description: Air France Christmas/New Year reduced rate 'Air France/dans tous les ciels' greetings postcard franked 8c and flown Hanoi to Paris, bs 11/1, via Marseille 10/1, and bearing the text (in French) " to benefit from the reduced rate this postcard must consist only of wishes, congratulations, thanks, compliments or condolences expressed in five words or less".
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Lot Number: 565

(Aviation Postal History) BEA COMPREHENSIVE TIMETABLE, inc Airline Companies, BEA Fleet, Fares, Road Transport, Route Maps, Fares and Rates for 20+ Domestic Flights, and 40+ International Flights. Super item in fine condition. 44pp, 21x18cm.

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Date: Timetables, brochures
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Aviation Postal History

Description: BEA COMPREHENSIVE TIMETABLE, inc Airline Companies, BEA Fleet, Fares, Road Transport, Route Maps, Fares and Rates for 20+ Domestic Flights, and 40+ International Flights. Super item in fine condition. 44pp, 21x18cm.
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Lot Number: 564

(Aviation Postal History) BEA AIR FREIGHT, timetable and rates to 40+ countries. May 1956, 12pp.

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Date: Timetables, brochures
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Aviation Postal History

Description: BEA AIR FREIGHT, timetable and rates to 40+ countries. May 1956, 12pp.
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Lot Number: 536

(Aviation Postal History) 'Colombia' Transatlantic Flight, 9/10/1930, two original photographs, 10x15cm, taken by local photographer, 'Errol Boyd in business suit standing by plane on the beach at Treso' , and 'On the wing refuelling the plane@.

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Date: Plane
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Aviation Postal History

Description: 'Colombia' Transatlantic Flight, 9/10/1930, two original photographs, 10x15cm, taken by local photographer, 'Errol Boyd in business suit standing by plane on the beach at Treso' , and 'On the wing refuelling the plane@.
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Lot Number: 522

(Aviation Postal History) Henri Salmet in the cockpit of his Bleriot monoplane taken during the Daily Mail Circuit of Britain 1912, postally used B&W PPC bearing a facsimile signature of the pilot on front, and message verso.

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Date: Personalities
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Aviation Postal History

Description: Henri Salmet in the cockpit of his Bleriot monoplane taken during the Daily Mail Circuit of Britain 1912, postally used B&W PPC bearing a facsimile signature of the pilot on front, and message verso.
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Lot Number: 288

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted flight, South Africa To USA, DURBAN TO NEW YORK, Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN79 left Jo'burg one day late on 8/9 and arrived London 19/9, and then on by sea to New York 28/9 (dated private arrival hs). A further day was lost at Beaufort West because of very bad weather but the City of Jodhpur had made up time when it arrived at Kisumu and thereafter, by only making a 'one night stop' (at Broken Hill) instead of the normal two (by overflying Salisbury and Mbeya), the schedule was regained and the cover arrived in London on schedule. Capt Wilson flew Jo'burg to Broken Hill then Capt Caspareuthus took over to Kisumu (ref 
The Cape Argus, date unknown). Corner cover RATED 2/6 (6d, 1/- x2), airmail 
etiquette annulled by red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London. One other cover is known.

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Date: 1932, Sep 16
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: Interrupted flight, South Africa To USA, DURBAN TO NEW YORK, Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN79 left Jo'burg one day late on 8/9 and arrived London 19/9, and then on by sea to New York 28/9 (dated private arrival hs). A further day was lost at Beaufort West because of very bad weather but the City of Jodhpur had made up time when it arrived at Kisumu and thereafter, by only making a 'one night stop' (at Broken Hill) instead of the normal two (by overflying Salisbury and Mbeya), the schedule was regained and the cover arrived in London on schedule. Capt Wilson flew Jo'burg to Broken Hill then Capt Caspareuthus took over to Kisumu (ref The Cape Argus, date unknown). Corner cover RATED 2/6 (6d, 1/- x2), airmail etiquette annulled by red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London. One other cover is known.
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Lot Number: 254

(Honduras) ? Pioneer airmail cover, addressed to Roessler, New Jersey. bears Honduras 1923 6c stamp (postmark illegible), early 'Via Airplane ' label and fine black oval 'Landing Field/Tel Honduras hs.
Possibly 1925 Tegucigalpa to Tela experimental flight (Muller #2) - one for the expert!

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Date: 1925, Jan 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Honduras

Description: ? Pioneer airmail cover, addressed to Roessler, New Jersey. bears Honduras 1923 6c stamp (postmark illegible), early 'Via Airplane ' label and fine black oval 'Landing Field/Tel Honduras hs. Possibly 1925 Tegucigalpa to Tela experimental flight (Muller #2) - one for the expert!
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Lot Number: 232

(GB Internal) Kirkwall to London, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA.

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Date: 1954, Sep 2
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Kirkwall to London, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA.
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Lot Number: 234

(GB Internal) Birmingham to Leicester, official cover carried on second day of new service, franked BEA 10d, cachet "By Helicopter Service", POA, BEA.

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Date: 1956, Jul 3
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Birmingham to Leicester, official cover carried on second day of new service, franked BEA 10d, cachet "By Helicopter Service", POA, BEA.
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Lot Number: 235

(GB Internal) Nottingham to Birmingham, official cover carried on second day of new service, franked BEA 10d, cachet "By Helicopter Service", POA, BEA.

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Date: 1956, Jul 3
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Nottingham to Birmingham, official cover carried on second day of new service, franked BEA 10d, cachet "By Helicopter Service", POA, BEA.
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Lot Number: 228

(GB Internal) First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown London-Jersey, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA London dated depart cachet, posted on arrival.

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Date: 1953, Nov 25
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown London-Jersey, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA London dated depart cachet, posted on arrival.
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Lot Number: 227

(GB Internal) First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown London-Guernsey, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA London dated depart cachet, posted on arrival.

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Date: 1953, Nov 25
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown London-Guernsey, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA London dated depart cachet, posted on arrival.
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Lot Number: 226

(GB Internal) First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown Birmingham-London, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA Birmingham dated depart cachet, posted on arrival in London.

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Date: 1953, Nov 25
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown Birmingham-London, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA Birmingham dated depart cachet, posted on arrival in London.
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Lot Number: 220

(GB Internal) Stornaway to Glasgow, cover bearing the new 'British European Airways' cachet introduced when BEA took over this service from Scottish Airways on 20/2/47 and which replaced the previous 'Scottish Airways' cachet. No datestamp, but 'Stornoway/BAM 726/Glasgow/Fef 1947' is written in Francis Field's hand on the back and is addressed to Miss M Baldwin (? NC Baldwin), Birmingham. So a likely first day use of new cachet. Covers bearing this cachet are scarce.

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Date: 1947, Feb 20
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Stornaway to Glasgow, cover bearing the new 'British European Airways' cachet introduced when BEA took over this service from Scottish Airways on 20/2/47 and which replaced the previous 'Scottish Airways' cachet. No datestamp, but 'Stornoway/BAM 726/Glasgow/Fef 1947' is written in Francis Field's hand on the back and is addressed to Miss M Baldwin (? NC Baldwin), Birmingham. So a likely first day use of new cachet. Covers bearing this cachet are scarce.
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Lot Number: 231

(GB Internal) London to Southampton, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA, carried by helicopter..

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Date: 1954, Sep 1
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London to Southampton, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA, carried by helicopter..
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Lot Number: 222

(GB Internal) F/F Irish Sea Night mail, Manchester to Belfast,bs 13/3, franked 2 1/2d tied by boxed violet rectangular 'Irish Sea Night Air Mail Services' flight cachet, BEA.

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Date: 1951, Mar 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F Irish Sea Night mail, Manchester to Belfast,bs 13/3, franked 2 1/2d tied by boxed violet rectangular 'Irish Sea Night Air Mail Services' flight cachet, BEA.
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Lot Number: 223

(GB Internal) F/F  Irish sea night air mail service, Belfast to Manchester, special cachet, arrival cds, franked with BEA 6d letter stamp, plain cover, POA, only 150 flown, Aer Lingus

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Date: 1951, Mar 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F Irish sea night air mail service, Belfast to Manchester, special cachet, arrival cds, franked with BEA 6d letter stamp, plain cover, POA, only 150 flown, Aer Lingus
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Lot Number: 230

(GB Internal) Belfast to London, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA.

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Date: 1954, Sep 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Belfast to London, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA.
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Lot Number: 221

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

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Date: 1947, Sep 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F All Up Service between N. Ireland and Great Britain, Belfast to Liverpool, BEA ?All-up Service? cover.
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Lot Number: 229

(GB Internal) British European Airways letter labels, sixth issue, 27th June 1954, official cover flown Glasgow to London bearing the set of 3 air letter stamps, also unmounted mint set of three 10d, 1/5d and 2/2d.

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Date: 1954, Jun 27
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: British European Airways letter labels, sixth issue, 27th June 1954, official cover flown Glasgow to London bearing the set of 3 air letter stamps, also unmounted mint set of three 10d, 1/5d and 2/2d.
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Lot Number: 236

(GB Internal) British European Airways Airways letter labels, 9th issue. Two covers, each bearing the one shilling issue, flown from London to Jersey on the 5th of October 1961 with the company's cache and a letter stamp destination in black and in purple.

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Date: 1961, Oct 5
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: British European Airways Airways letter labels, 9th issue. Two covers, each bearing the one shilling issue, flown from London to Jersey on the 5th of October 1961 with the company's cache and a letter stamp destination in black and in purple.
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Lot Number: 212

(GB Internal) Cover flown on Zucker's first trial rocket flight on the Sussex Downs, bearing blue 1934 Apex vignette overprinted red for the rocket post, hand stamped with the trial firing cachet in black , red machine postmark  Brighton 6 June 1934. Signed by Gerhard Zucker.

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Date: 1934, Jun 6
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Cover flown on Zucker's first trial rocket flight on the Sussex Downs, bearing blue 1934 Apex vignette overprinted red for the rocket post, hand stamped with the trial firing cachet in black , red machine postmark Brighton 6 June 1934. Signed by Gerhard Zucker.
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Lot Number: 237

(GB Internal) Cambrian Airways Ltd, first day of service authorised by GPO to use Air Letter labels, Belfast to Liverpool,  POA 2 Dec 1964, cover bearing a one shilling Air Letter stamp handstamped with the Cambrian Airways departure cachet in blue.

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Date: 1964, Dec 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Cambrian Airways Ltd, first day of service authorised by GPO to use Air Letter labels, Belfast to Liverpool, POA 2 Dec 1964, cover bearing a one shilling Air Letter stamp handstamped with the Cambrian Airways departure cachet in blue.
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Lot Number: 225

(GB Internal) BEA increase air letter rate to 8d, umm set of 3, two original B&W PPC's showing BEA 'Elizabethan' class, and 'Viscount' Discovery class in flight. Also BEA circular 'Silver Wing Service' baggage label.
All nicely laid out on a one page display card.

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Date: 1953, Nov 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: BEA increase air letter rate to 8d, umm set of 3, two original B&W PPC's showing BEA 'Elizabethan' class, and 'Viscount' Discovery class in flight. Also BEA circular 'Silver Wing Service' baggage label. All nicely laid out on a one page display card.
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Lot Number: 190

(GB External) Air Mail cover to Sao Paulo, Brazil, bearing KGV  re-engraved Seahorse set of three, the 17/6d rate for a 2 1/2oz letter at 5x 3/6 per half oz, the stamps each cancelled by "LONDON F8 / AIR MAIL' c.d.s, backstamped Sao Paulo 27/XI/37 c.d.s. Scarce high commercial franking, in fine condition, see scan

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Date: 1937, Nov 24
Est. price: £500.00
Category: GB External

Description: Air Mail cover to Sao Paulo, Brazil, bearing KGV re-engraved Seahorse set of three, the 17/6d rate for a 2 1/2oz letter at 5x 3/6 per half oz, the stamps each cancelled by "LONDON F8 / AIR MAIL' c.d.s, backstamped Sao Paulo 27/XI/37 c.d.s. Scarce high commercial franking, in fine condition, see scan
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Lot Number: 472

(United States) Edinburgh to New York , mixed franking KG VI 6d air letter, posted on arrival in London canc Kensington 8 Dec/1951 airletter , also green/cream 6d BEA letter stamp with ms (+1) tied by black framed violet three line 'BEA/ 6 Dec 1951/Edinburgh 2' hs (see Lister, p14).  US violet  US 'Not Called For' and framed  'Undelivered for Reason Stated/Return to Sender' hs's. applied in New York. Rated 1/- overall, carried BEA from Edinburgh to London then OAT to New York, then returned to sender. An interesting one for the exhibit. Image.

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Date: 1951, Dec 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: United States

Description: Edinburgh to New York , mixed franking KG VI 6d air letter, posted on arrival in London canc Kensington 8 Dec/1951 airletter , also green/cream 6d BEA letter stamp with ms (+1) tied by black framed violet three line 'BEA/ 6 Dec 1951/Edinburgh 2' hs (see Lister, p14). US violet US 'Not Called For' and framed 'Undelivered for Reason Stated/Return to Sender' hs's. applied in New York. Rated 1/- overall, carried BEA from Edinburgh to London then OAT to New York, then returned to sender. An interesting one for the exhibit. Image.
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Lot Number: 187

(GB External) H.L.Brook's "PRAGA BABY" flight envelope bearing GB and SA adhesives and at left the handstamped cachet: "Carried by 36 HP Praga Baby first flight England-Cape Town Ultra Light Planes. In record time of 16 days 20 hrs. Piloted by HL Brook, May 6th-May 23rd 1936." The cover was sent to HL Brook at Newtown house Aerodrome prior to the flight, carried on the flight, and posted on his arrival to the pilot at the municipal airport Cape Town. A very fine example. Currenly retails at £225.

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Date: 1936, May 3
Est. price: £70.00
Category: GB External

Description: H.L.Brook's "PRAGA BABY" flight envelope bearing GB and SA adhesives and at left the handstamped cachet: "Carried by 36 HP Praga Baby first flight England-Cape Town Ultra Light Planes. In record time of 16 days 20 hrs. Piloted by HL Brook, May 6th-May 23rd 1936." The cover was sent to HL Brook at Newtown house Aerodrome prior to the flight, carried on the flight, and posted on his arrival to the pilot at the municipal airport Cape Town. A very fine example. Currenly retails at £225.
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Lot Number: 45

(Australia) New England Airways, Sydney acceptance for the F/F Brisbane to Townsville. Attractive official souvenir cover accepted and SIGNED BY THE PILOT Keith Virtue for carriage to Townsville. Bears a NEAL vignette verso. AAMC 527

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Date: 1935, Sep 15
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Australia

Description: New England Airways, Sydney acceptance for the F/F Brisbane to Townsville. Attractive official souvenir cover accepted and SIGNED BY THE PILOT Keith Virtue for carriage to Townsville. Bears a NEAL vignette verso. AAMC 527
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Lot Number: 5

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), blue frame "US Macon/Manoeuvres in Caribbean Sea/Fleet Problem XV" cachet, magenta USSS Dahlgreen canc, M Sussman with Hax Cuts, 30 made.

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Date: 1934, May 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Airship

Description: USS Macon (ZR5), blue frame "US Macon/Manoeuvres in Caribbean Sea/Fleet Problem XV" cachet, magenta USSS Dahlgreen canc, M Sussman with Hax Cuts, 30 made.
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Lot Number: 396

(Ship to Shore) Sir Alan Cobham demonstration flight from SS Homeric at sea to Battery Point, New York City, flown and IINITIALLED BY SIR ALAN COBHAM, printed souvenir cover bears cachet "First Air Mail to arrive in New York from the East". Illustrated p 1545 AAMC. Scarce item in fine condition, mounted on album leaf, see scan..

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Date: 1926, Nov 25
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: Sir Alan Cobham demonstration flight from SS Homeric at sea to Battery Point, New York City, flown and IINITIALLED BY SIR ALAN COBHAM, printed souvenir cover bears cachet "First Air Mail to arrive in New York from the East". Illustrated p 1545 AAMC. Scarce item in fine condition, mounted on album leaf, see scan..
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Lot Number: 64

(Belgian Congo) Belgian Congo to France, ELISABETHVILLE  to PARIS. To Broken Hill by AERO CLUB DE KATANGA and then by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #AN185 which left Broken Hill 20/9 September and arrived Brindisi 25/9. Bears an unusual 'Posta Aerea/25.9.34/Roma Ferrovia' transit cds. Likey put off plans at Brindisi by mistake, trained to Rome, then put back on next IAW flight to Paris. Franked F6 for F2.50 UPU rate and F3.50 air fee. Interesting.

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Date: 1934, Sep 19
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Belgian Congo to France, ELISABETHVILLE to PARIS. To Broken Hill by AERO CLUB DE KATANGA and then by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #AN185 which left Broken Hill 20/9 September and arrived Brindisi 25/9. Bears an unusual 'Posta Aerea/25.9.34/Roma Ferrovia' transit cds. Likey put off plans at Brindisi by mistake, trained to Rome, then put back on next IAW flight to Paris. Franked F6 for F2.50 UPU rate and F3.50 air fee. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 156

(France) WWII airmail communication between Occupied France and Algeria, brown/cream 1F20 Formula Card, uncancelled bearing uncommon  'Bordeaux Gare Avion /Surtaxe Aerienne/le 16.6.42, frs 1' cachet, typed 'Par Avion', with message verso dated 13 Juin 1942. From June 1940 to November 1942 Formula Cards had to be used in France.Image.

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Date: 1942, Jun 13
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: WWII airmail communication between Occupied France and Algeria, brown/cream 1F20 Formula Card, uncancelled bearing uncommon 'Bordeaux Gare Avion /Surtaxe Aerienne/le 16.6.42, frs 1' cachet, typed 'Par Avion', with message verso dated 13 Juin 1942. From June 1940 to November 1942 Formula Cards had to be used in France.Image.
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Lot Number: 365

(Puerto Rico) Carribean-Atlantic Airlines Inc, F/F Mayaguez to Ponce, bs, cachet.

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Date: 1945, Jun 06
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Puerto Rico

Description: Carribean-Atlantic Airlines Inc, F/F Mayaguez to Ponce, bs, cachet.
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Lot Number: 366

(Puerto Rico) F/F Ponce to San Juan, cachet, b/s, Carribean-Atlantic Airlines Inc

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Date: 1945, Jun 06
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Puerto Rico

Description: F/F Ponce to San Juan, cachet, b/s, Carribean-Atlantic Airlines Inc
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Lot Number: 377

(Scarce/Unusual Routing) Fort McMurray to Herschel Isalnd, a wintering place for whalers with a population  of two constables, a special constable and his family, and two Eskimo families. Mail normally carried to Aklavik by river, the by dog team to the island. Cover carried on F/F Fort McMurray to Aklavik, and on to Herschel by RCMP dog team and water patrol, bearing Edmonton 25/11/19 depart and Herschell 2/5/30 arrival cds. Also Aklavic 3/8/30 and Edmonton 15/8/30 for the return flight.. Also 150 word explanaory typwritten text. Nice item.

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Date: 1929, Nov 25
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Scarce/Unusual Routing

Description: Fort McMurray to Herschel Isalnd, a wintering place for whalers with a population of two constables, a special constable and his family, and two Eskimo families. Mail normally carried to Aklavik by river, the by dog team to the island. Cover carried on F/F Fort McMurray to Aklavik, and on to Herschel by RCMP dog team and water patrol, bearing Edmonton 25/11/19 depart and Herschell 2/5/30 arrival cds. Also Aklavic 3/8/30 and Edmonton 15/8/30 for the return flight.. Also 150 word explanaory typwritten text. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 461

(Tanganyika) Wilson Airways, Dar es Salaam to Tanga, bs 22/11, airmail cover franked 35c, violet framed 'Feeder Service, bearing six signatures including three well known Wilson Airways pilots, WM Bawden, AN Francombe and A Noon, also ? CF Morris, FD Winglet and C Swynnerton the world famous tsetse fly scientist  who died in a de Havilland Leopard Moth plane crash four years later on 8 June 1938. Accompanying this cover is a newspaper cutting reporting the accident and that WM Bawden, the pilot was also killed. Exlaining six signatures on an apparently routine internal air cover flown four years earlier, including those of three well known  pilots and a world famous scientist who all worked in Tanganyika, will not only be an exciting challenge but one which, if successful, will likely add significant value to this unusual item.

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Date: 1934, Nov 22
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Wilson Airways, Dar es Salaam to Tanga, bs 22/11, airmail cover franked 35c, violet framed 'Feeder Service, bearing six signatures including three well known Wilson Airways pilots, WM Bawden, AN Francombe and A Noon, also ? CF Morris, FD Winglet and C Swynnerton the world famous tsetse fly scientist who died in a de Havilland Leopard Moth plane crash four years later on 8 June 1938. Accompanying this cover is a newspaper cutting reporting the accident and that WM Bawden, the pilot was also killed. Exlaining six signatures on an apparently routine internal air cover flown four years earlier, including those of three well known pilots and a world famous scientist who all worked in Tanganyika, will not only be an exciting challenge but one which, if successful, will likely add significant value to this unusual item.
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