Lot Number: 680

(Ephemera) Justice for Hungary Flight, 1931, souvenir PPC bearing B&W photos and original signatures of each of the pilots - George Endresz and Alexander Wilczek. Scarce item.

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Date: Other collateral items
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Justice for Hungary Flight, 1931, souvenir PPC bearing B&W photos and original signatures of each of the pilots - George Endresz and Alexander Wilczek. Scarce item.
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Lot Number: 735

(Ephemera) London Airport central area showing BEA planes lined up on tarmac, B&W PPC photocard, c1956.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: London Airport central area showing BEA planes lined up on tarmac, B&W PPC photocard, c1956.
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Lot Number: 331

(GB Internal) Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Peterborough to Kings Lynn, bs, printed souvenir cover, BEA

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Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £6.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Peterborough to Kings Lynn, bs, printed souvenir cover, BEA
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Lot Number: 104

(Austria) Vienna to Berlin acceleration by air, airmail etiquette PC franked 32g, bearing "Wegen rascherer Beforderungsmoglichkeit im Bahnweg abgeleitet/Pour accelerer le transport expedie par voie ferree"

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Date: 1937, Feb 4
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Austria

Description: Vienna to Berlin acceleration by air, airmail etiquette PC franked 32g, bearing "Wegen rascherer Beforderungsmoglichkeit im Bahnweg abgeleitet/Pour accelerer le transport expedie par voie ferree"
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Lot Number: 304

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, a rare first flight, Douglas to Birmingham via Manchester, bs Birmingham 21 Aug 34, flown to Manchester on the first day of the service, then by rail to Birmingham, an official cover franked KGV 1 1/2d and postmarked 'Douglas Isle of Man/ 10am/20 Aug 1934', typed "By Air from Isle of Man to Birmingham". According to Redgrove, p61, flown Douglas-Manchester covers are very rare due to an error made by RAS officials at Douglas, who posted the bulk of the souvenir mail after the plane had left for Manchester. These bear a 4pm postmark. Only a handful were posted in time for the flight - these are postmarked 10am. Only 10 such are known and even fewer have back stamps.

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Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, a rare first flight, Douglas to Birmingham via Manchester, bs Birmingham 21 Aug 34, flown to Manchester on the first day of the service, then by rail to Birmingham, an official cover franked KGV 1 1/2d and postmarked 'Douglas Isle of Man/ 10am/20 Aug 1934', typed "By Air from Isle of Man to Birmingham". According to Redgrove, p61, flown Douglas-Manchester covers are very rare due to an error made by RAS officials at Douglas, who posted the bulk of the souvenir mail after the plane had left for Manchester. These bear a 4pm postmark. Only a handful were posted in time for the flight - these are postmarked 10am. Only 10 such are known and even fewer have back stamps.
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Lot Number: 330

(GB Internal) Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Dereham to Peterborough, printed souvenir cover, BEA

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Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Dereham to Peterborough, printed souvenir cover, BEA
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Lot Number: 332

(GB Internal) Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Peterborough to Sheringham, bs 1/6, printed souvenir cover, BEA

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Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Peterborough to Sheringham, bs 1/6, printed souvenir cover, BEA
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Lot Number: 329

(GB Internal) Rare first mail carried by BEA on the new Glasgow - Outer Hebrides service, Glasgow to South Uist, bs 11 Fe 47 cds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d canc Glasgow 9 Feb , ms "By First Flight of/BEA Service/Renfrew/S.Uist/10th Feb 47". Only about 20 have been traced. A nice item in fine condition.

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Date: 1947, Feb 09
Est. price: £55.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Rare first mail carried by BEA on the new Glasgow - Outer Hebrides service, Glasgow to South Uist, bs 11 Fe 47 cds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d canc Glasgow 9 Feb , ms "By First Flight of/BEA Service/Renfrew/S.Uist/10th Feb 47". Only about 20 have been traced. A nice item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 728

(Ephemera) 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: Picture postcards
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Ephemera

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: 318

(GB Internal) F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, bearing the Company's receiving cachet applied at Lime Street Station.  Signed by pilot Capt E.F.Finnegan.

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Date: 1935, Dec 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, bearing the Company's receiving cachet applied at Lime Street Station. Signed by pilot Capt E.F.Finnegan.
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Lot Number: 319

(GB Internal) F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight Glasgow to London, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, addressed to the Company offices, and bearing the Company's official green framed two line "Railway Air Services Ltd/Airway Terminus, Victoria,SW!/2 Dec 1935" receiving cachet. Signed by pilot Capt E.F.Finnegan.

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Date: 1935, Dec 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight Glasgow to London, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, addressed to the Company offices, and bearing the Company's official green framed two line "Railway Air Services Ltd/Airway Terminus, Victoria,SW!/2 Dec 1935" receiving cachet. Signed by pilot Capt E.F.Finnegan.
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Lot Number: 9

(Collections) British European Airways, first issue of stamps, four official covers bearing the  6d Airway Letter stamp flown on the first day of issue, January 16th 1951 each with a two line dispatch cachet applied verso, London to Glasgow, Glasgow to London, Glasgow to Belfast, and Belfast to Liverpool. Image.

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Est. price: £20.00
Category: Collections

Description: British European Airways, first issue of stamps, four official covers bearing the 6d Airway Letter stamp flown on the first day of issue, January 16th 1951 each with a two line dispatch cachet applied verso, London to Glasgow, Glasgow to London, Glasgow to Belfast, and Belfast to Liverpool. Image.
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Lot Number: 8

(Collections) British European Airways seventh issue, three official covers bearing 11d Airway Letter Stamp flown on the first day of issue 1st July 1957, Belfast to London, Aberdeen to Shetland Islands and Glasgow to Shetland Islands, also the air letter set of three values 11d, 1/6d and 2/4d, all unmounted mint.
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Est. price: £25.00
Category: Collections

Description: British European Airways seventh issue, three official covers bearing 11d Airway Letter Stamp flown on the first day of issue 1st July 1957, Belfast to London, Aberdeen to Shetland Islands and Glasgow to Shetland Islands, also the air letter set of three values 11d, 1/6d and 2/4d, all unmounted mint. Image.
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Lot Number: 336

(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: £25.00
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: 520

(Nigeria) RAF Experimental flight, Cairo to Kano, POA Nov 3rd, Kano dr. cds, and bearing ordinary Nigeria 1d and 1/2d stamps, no special cancellation or cachet used but initiallled AC (Squadron Leader, later Air Marshall, Arthur Coningham) in bottom lh corner, plain cover addressed to Brig. General R. Ridgeway, C.B. Francis Field authentication hs verso.  Scarce item.

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Date: 1925, Oct 27
Est. price: £275.00
Category: Nigeria

Description: RAF Experimental flight, Cairo to Kano, POA Nov 3rd, Kano dr. cds, and bearing ordinary Nigeria 1d and 1/2d stamps, no special cancellation or cachet used but initiallled AC (Squadron Leader, later Air Marshall, Arthur Coningham) in bottom lh corner, plain cover addressed to Brig. General R. Ridgeway, C.B. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Scarce item.
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Lot Number: 21

(Collections) Great Britain, 10 first flight covers, 1931-39, including 1931 May 7, London-Canada, first combined sea and air service S.S. Duchess of Richmond and from Rimouski by aeroplane-Montreal bearing a 'Give your letter wings' etiquette on front and a 'Navy Week Portsmouth August 1st-8th' on the back; 1931 Feb 27 map covers London-Kisumu 10/3 and London-Mwanza 10/3; 1932 Apr 16 London-to Cyprus; 1934 imperial Airways kangaroo cover London-Melbourne 22/12; 1935 Apr 2 London-Budapest cachet; 1935 Apr 1 London-Prague; Empire Air Mail Scheme 1937 Jun 25 London-Durban and 1938 Jul 23 London-Auckland both with cachets; 1939 Aug 4 Imperial Airways London-New York 7/8. Nice lot, all fine. Images.

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Est. price: £70.00
Category: Collections

Description: Great Britain, 10 first flight covers, 1931-39, including 1931 May 7, London-Canada, first combined sea and air service S.S. Duchess of Richmond and from Rimouski by aeroplane-Montreal bearing a 'Give your letter wings' etiquette on front and a 'Navy Week Portsmouth August 1st-8th' on the back; 1931 Feb 27 map covers London-Kisumu 10/3 and London-Mwanza 10/3; 1932 Apr 16 London-to Cyprus; 1934 imperial Airways kangaroo cover London-Melbourne 22/12; 1935 Apr 2 London-Budapest cachet; 1935 Apr 1 London-Prague; Empire Air Mail Scheme 1937 Jun 25 London-Durban and 1938 Jul 23 London-Auckland both with cachets; 1939 Aug 4 Imperial Airways London-New York 7/8. Nice lot, all fine. Images.
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Lot Number: 20

(Collections) Great Britain collection of  six British internal first flights, 1933-1953, comprising 1933 25/11 Provincial Airways Southampton to Plymouth 3d semi official stamp; RAS1934 20/8 Liverpool to Southampton official cover;  1934 1/11 F/F new London to Liverpool service 1/11; 1938 3/10 North Eastern Airlines Leeds to London official souvenir cover; 1948 1/6 BEA first official helicopter mail Norwich to Peterborough; 1953 20/10 extension BEA airway letter service to Channel Islands, Guernsey to London with first day issue of 6d+1d air letter stamp on official BEA cover, fine to Very fine, image.

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Est. price: £40.00
Category: Collections

Description: Great Britain collection of six British internal first flights, 1933-1953, comprising 1933 25/11 Provincial Airways Southampton to Plymouth 3d semi official stamp; RAS1934 20/8 Liverpool to Southampton official cover; 1934 1/11 F/F new London to Liverpool service 1/11; 1938 3/10 North Eastern Airlines Leeds to London official souvenir cover; 1948 1/6 BEA first official helicopter mail Norwich to Peterborough; 1953 20/10 extension BEA airway letter service to Channel Islands, Guernsey to London with first day issue of 6d+1d air letter stamp on official BEA cover, fine to Very fine, image.
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Lot Number: 39

(Collections) World War II careful selection of eight censored airmail covers including 1941 India to South Africa via the horseshoe route franked 2R 10 annas; 1941 New Zealand-England two ocean 'all the way by air' franked 5/9d; (3); 1943 Middle East Forces Christmas card postmarked Field Post Office S6 on Active Service; 1942 Sierra Leone registered to Liverpool hexagonal 'Passed/QQ2 censor mark; 1943 dual censored Martinique-USA with British and US censor tapes; 1943 US to Switzerland with Caribbean censor tape and 'Return to Sender/No Service available; also dual censored La Paz to Birmingham and 1941 Brisbane to Johannesburg. 
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Est. price: £45.00
Category: Collections

Description: World War II careful selection of eight censored airmail covers including 1941 India to South Africa via the horseshoe route franked 2R 10 annas; 1941 New Zealand-England two ocean 'all the way by air' franked 5/9d; (3); 1943 Middle East Forces Christmas card postmarked Field Post Office S6 on Active Service; 1942 Sierra Leone registered to Liverpool hexagonal 'Passed/QQ2 censor mark; 1943 dual censored Martinique-USA with British and US censor tapes; 1943 US to Switzerland with Caribbean censor tape and 'Return to Sender/No Service available; also dual censored La Paz to Birmingham and 1941 Brisbane to Johannesburg. Image.
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Lot Number: 701

(Ephemera) Hunting Clan hangar at London airport with BEA Viscount on tarmac alongside, B&W photo, 13x9cm, c1960.

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Date: Photographs
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Hunting Clan hangar at London airport with BEA Viscount on tarmac alongside, B&W photo, 13x9cm, c1960.
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Lot Number: 337

(GB Internal) BEA air letter rate increase, 3/7d. 4/3d and 5/2d set umm, and presentation pack mounted on album leaf. Image.

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Date: 1970, May 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: BEA air letter rate increase, 3/7d. 4/3d and 5/2d set umm, and presentation pack mounted on album leaf. Image.
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Lot Number: 362

(Iceland) BEA, F/F Reykjavik to London, bs, official souvenir cover franked 4K x2.

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Date: 1971, Apr 07
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Iceland

Description: BEA, F/F Reykjavik to London, bs, official souvenir cover franked 4K x2.
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Lot Number: 338

(GB Internal) BEA TriStar F/F Belfast to London, bs, souvenir cover franked 7d + BA 55p air letter stamp.

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Date: 1975, Jun 2
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: BEA TriStar F/F Belfast to London, bs, souvenir cover franked 7d + BA 55p air letter stamp.
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Lot Number: 335

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

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Date: 1953, Nov 25
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown Birmingham-Belfast, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA Birmingham dated depart cachet, posted on arrival in Belfast.
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Lot Number: 217

(Denmark) BEA F/F Trident, Copenhagen to London, bs 2/7, special postmark, green 'Trident/F irst/Flight' cachet.

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Date: 1964, Jul 1
Est. price: £9.00
Category: Denmark

Description: BEA F/F Trident, Copenhagen to London, bs 2/7, special postmark, green 'Trident/F irst/Flight' cachet.
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Lot Number: 394

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

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Date: 1953, Nov 25
Est. price: £9.00
Category: Ireland

Description: First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown Belfast-Birmingham franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA Belfast dated depart cachet, posted on arrival in London.
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Lot Number: 5

(Collections) BEA, eleven first flights, 1948-73, including 1948 Helicopters (2) 1953 Belfast-B'ham 8d air letter air letter stamp, 1954 Renfrew-London and London-Glasgow each with 9d air letter stamp, 1960 Trident Berlin-Munich,1961 Vanguard London-Paris, and 1964 Trident Nice-London. Image.

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Est. price: £25.00
Category: Collections

Description: BEA, eleven first flights, 1948-73, including 1948 Helicopters (2) 1953 Belfast-B'ham 8d air letter air letter stamp, 1954 Renfrew-London and London-Glasgow each with 9d air letter stamp, 1960 Trident Berlin-Munich,1961 Vanguard London-Paris, and 1964 Trident Nice-London. Image.
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Lot Number: 18

(Collections) GB Internal airmails ephemera, BEA London to Paris timetable 1963, timetable World's First  Hovercoach Rhyl to Wallasey 1962, 40th Anniversary British Inland Airmail Services, 10pp illustrated colour brochure 1974. Image.

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Est. price: £15.00
Category: Collections

Description: GB Internal airmails ephemera, BEA London to Paris timetable 1963, timetable World's First Hovercoach Rhyl to Wallasey 1962, 40th Anniversary British Inland Airmail Services, 10pp illustrated colour brochure 1974. Image.
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Lot Number: 716

(Ephemera) BEA Dakota on the  ground, original B&W photocard,14x9cm, published by Pamlin 1947.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: BEA Dakota on the ground, original B&W photocard,14x9cm, published by Pamlin 1947.
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Lot Number: 313

(GB Internal) Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Wick, b/s, Cross cover franked 11/2d with special red/blue vignette. "Covers bearing the vignette are considerably less common than plain covers" see Redgrove, p43. Image.

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Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways F/F Kirkwall to Wick, b/s, Cross cover franked 11/2d with special red/blue vignette. "Covers bearing the vignette are considerably less common than plain covers" see Redgrove, p43. Image.
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Lot Number: 698

(Ephemera) Do X flying over the harbour at Rio de Janeiro une 1931, classic B&W photocard. Verso dual censored correspondence 20/5/1944 New York bearing two Brazil and one US censor marks. Image.

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Date: Photographs
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Do X flying over the harbour at Rio de Janeiro une 1931, classic B&W photocard. Verso dual censored correspondence 20/5/1944 New York bearing two Brazil and one US censor marks. Image.
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Lot Number: 61

(Ajman State) Ajman to England, registered airmail cover franked 5 ryals BEA Trident anf 5 ryals Qantas DC8 , canc fine strikes Ajman/UAE/10 Dec 1972 cds's.  Ajman is the capital of the Emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates, located along the Persian Gulf. Scarce. Image.

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Date: 1972, Dec 10
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Ajman State

Description: Ajman to England, registered airmail cover franked 5 ryals BEA Trident anf 5 ryals Qantas DC8 , canc fine strikes Ajman/UAE/10 Dec 1972 cds's. Ajman is the capital of the Emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates, located along the Persian Gulf. Scarce. Image.
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Lot Number: 232

(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: £20.00
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: 333

(GB Internal) Scilly Isles to Penzance, franked BEA 6d,11d and 1/4d all with provisional ms surcharge "plus 1d/Scillies", POA, BEA.

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Date: 1951, Oct 12
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scilly Isles to Penzance, franked BEA 6d,11d and 1/4d all with provisional ms surcharge "plus 1d/Scillies", POA, BEA.
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Lot Number: 683

(Ephemera) The British Forces, Azores 1944, a beautiful Christmas and New Year card containing a commemoration in memory of Sir Richard Grenville  who died at the Battle of Flores in the Azores in 1591, fighting against overwhelming odds, and refusing to surrender his ship under attack from  53 Spanish war ships. See image.

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Date: Other collateral items
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: The British Forces, Azores 1944, a beautiful Christmas and New Year card containing a commemoration in memory of Sir Richard Grenville who died at the Battle of Flores in the Azores in 1591, fighting against overwhelming odds, and refusing to surrender his ship under attack from 53 Spanish war ships. See image.
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Lot Number: 334

(GB Internal) Belfast 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) and 'To ms (London)'  tied by black framed 'BEA/ * Dec 1951/Belfast' hs (see Lister, p14). US violet 'Not Called For' and framed  'Undelivered for Reason Stated/Return to Sender' hs's. applied in New York. Rated 1/- overall, carried BEA 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 8
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Belfast 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) and 'To ms (London)' tied by black framed 'BEA/ * Dec 1951/Belfast' hs (see Lister, p14). US violet 'Not Called For' and framed 'Undelivered for Reason Stated/Return to Sender' hs's. applied in New York. Rated 1/- overall, carried BEA to London then OAT to New York, then returned to sender. An interesting one for the exhibit. Image.
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Lot Number: 294

(GB External) 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: £30.00
Category: GB External

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: 553

(Russia) F/F Comet 4B, Moscow to London, b/s, illustrated souvenir cover,  BEA

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Date: 1960, Apr 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Russia

Description: F/F Comet 4B, Moscow to London, b/s, illustrated souvenir cover, BEA
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Lot Number: 10

(Collections) British Inland Airmails, a fine sample of six early inaugural flight covers, 1934-48, comprising 1934 20/8 Great Western Railways Bristol to Cardiff official cover; 1937 Jersey airways Ltd 1/5 Jersey to Southampton special cachet; 1938 3/10 North Eastern Airways Perth to Croydon official cover; 1939 Guernsey Airways Ltd Guernsey to Southampton souvenir cover; British European Airways 1947 2/6 first use of permanent handstamp struck in red and fee inserted by hand; 1948 BEA helicopter mail service Peterborough to Kings Lynn. Image.

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Est. price: £45.00
Category: Collections

Description: British Inland Airmails, a fine sample of six early inaugural flight covers, 1934-48, comprising 1934 20/8 Great Western Railways Bristol to Cardiff official cover; 1937 Jersey airways Ltd 1/5 Jersey to Southampton special cachet; 1938 3/10 North Eastern Airways Perth to Croydon official cover; 1939 Guernsey Airways Ltd Guernsey to Southampton souvenir cover; British European Airways 1947 2/6 first use of permanent handstamp struck in red and fee inserted by hand; 1948 BEA helicopter mail service Peterborough to Kings Lynn. Image.
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Lot Number: 12

(Collections) Caribbean, eight first flight covers 1928-45, comprising 1926 29/8  Guatemala to Santa Rosa 29/8; 1928 1/10 Mexico City to Nuevo Laredo 29/1 cachet; 1928 24/2 Santiago de Cuba to Port au Prince 24/1 pilot signed; 1929 2/9 San Juan to Paramibo 23/9 cachet; 1929 21/6 Cristobal to Curacao 22/6, Panama 3/7; 1929 1/9 Port au Prince to Havana 10/1; 1938 16/3 Baltimore to Bermuda 16/3; 1945 6/6 Puerto Rico Ponce to San Juan 6/6 cachet. A good introduction to Caribbean collecting, fine to very fine. See scans on web site.

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Est. price: £50.00
Category: Collections

Description: Caribbean, eight first flight covers 1928-45, comprising 1926 29/8 Guatemala to Santa Rosa 29/8; 1928 1/10 Mexico City to Nuevo Laredo 29/1 cachet; 1928 24/2 Santiago de Cuba to Port au Prince 24/1 pilot signed; 1929 2/9 San Juan to Paramibo 23/9 cachet; 1929 21/6 Cristobal to Curacao 22/6, Panama 3/7; 1929 1/9 Port au Prince to Havana 10/1; 1938 16/3 Baltimore to Bermuda 16/3; 1945 6/6 Puerto Rico Ponce to San Juan 6/6 cachet. A good introduction to Caribbean collecting, fine to very fine. See scans on web site.
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Lot Number: 26

(Collections) India, a fabulous selection of 10 modern first flights 1966-83 many of which are seldom seen comprising 1966 7/7 Delhi to Asmara; 1967 1/4 Bombay to Teheran; 1967 15/8 Bombay to Mauritius; 1968 31/10 Bombay to Kampala; 1969 2/4 Bombay to Amsterdam; 1970 1/10 Bombay to Abu Dhabi; 1973 21/2 Bombay to Shanghai; 1973 1/11 Bombay to Qatar; 1974 12/2 Bombay to Muscat; 1981 Delhi to Beijing. Offering a wide variety of airmail stamps and postal markings on beautifully crafted souvenir envelopes, most are 10x20cm. See images on web site.

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Est. price: £75.00
Category: Collections

Description: India, a fabulous selection of 10 modern first flights 1966-83 many of which are seldom seen comprising 1966 7/7 Delhi to Asmara; 1967 1/4 Bombay to Teheran; 1967 15/8 Bombay to Mauritius; 1968 31/10 Bombay to Kampala; 1969 2/4 Bombay to Amsterdam; 1970 1/10 Bombay to Abu Dhabi; 1973 21/2 Bombay to Shanghai; 1973 1/11 Bombay to Qatar; 1974 12/2 Bombay to Muscat; 1981 Delhi to Beijing. Offering a wide variety of airmail stamps and postal markings on beautifully crafted souvenir envelopes, most are 10x20cm. See images on web site.
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Lot Number: 139

(Bolivia) WWII dual censored cover Bolivia to GB, Oruro to London, sealed Miami and Carribean censors.

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Date: 1942, Feb 12
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Bolivia

Description: WWII dual censored cover Bolivia to GB, Oruro to London, sealed Miami and Carribean censors.
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Lot Number: 749

(Ephemera) BEA Benson and Hedges complimentary cigarette tin (empty),  and accompanying Refreshments Tariff, c1952.

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Date: Various other
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: BEA Benson and Hedges complimentary cigarette tin (empty), and accompanying Refreshments Tariff, c1952.
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Lot Number: 677

(Ephemera) BEA original tie clip, red and silver, B.E.A. on one side, trident jet on other. Very fine, red showing up as black on s

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Date: Other collateral items
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: BEA original tie clip, red and silver, B.E.A. on one side, trident jet on other. Very fine, red showing up as black on s
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Lot Number: 554

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) 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: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

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: 642

(United States) Little America, Antarctic to Herschel Island, Yukon Territory, 21/6/35 arriva cds on front, via San Francisco 25/3/35, attractive cover franked 6x3c US Byrd Antarctic Expedition II stamps and Canada 6c Ottawa Conference opt, bears green six line flight cachet, verso black official 'Byrd Antarctic Expedition II' cachet.

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Date: 1935, Jan 30
Est. price: £35.00
Category: United States

Description: Little America, Antarctic to Herschel Island, Yukon Territory, 21/6/35 arriva cds on front, via San Francisco 25/3/35, attractive cover franked 6x3c US Byrd Antarctic Expedition II stamps and Canada 6c Ottawa Conference opt, bears green six line flight cachet, verso black official 'Byrd Antarctic Expedition II' cachet.
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Lot Number: 565

(Ship to Shore) Sir Alan Cobham demonstration flight from SS Homeric at sea to Battery Point, New York City, flown and initialled by Sir Allan 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. Also attractive unused PPC of RMS 'Homeric'

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Date: 1926, Nov 25
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: Sir Alan Cobham demonstration flight from SS Homeric at sea to Battery Point, New York City, flown and initialled by Sir Allan 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. Also attractive unused PPC of RMS 'Homeric'
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Lot Number: 258

(GB External) Croydon to Southern Rhodesia, special Christmas flight by Imperial Airways franked KGV defins 3d + 6d tied fine strike Croydon Aerodrome cds's, reverse fine strike Bulawayo 20th Dec receiving datestamp, RARE . Only 6 flown to Bulawayo from Croydon Aerodrome and bearing the Aerodrome dispatch cds (ref The Air Mails of British Africa 1925-1932, Baldwin). See scan..

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Date: 1931, Dec 9
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB External

Description: Croydon to Southern Rhodesia, special Christmas flight by Imperial Airways franked KGV defins 3d + 6d tied fine strike Croydon Aerodrome cds's, reverse fine strike Bulawayo 20th Dec receiving datestamp, RARE . Only 6 flown to Bulawayo from Croydon Aerodrome and bearing the Aerodrome dispatch cds (ref The Air Mails of British Africa 1925-1932, Baldwin). See scan..
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