Lot Number: 459

(Sudan) F/F Jet Prop Britannia, Khartoum to Rome, bs 4/11, official souvenir cover, BOAC/SAA

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Date: 1957, Feb 1
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Sudan

Description: F/F Jet Prop Britannia, Khartoum to Rome, bs 4/11, official souvenir cover, BOAC/SAA
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Lot Number: 388

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) BOAC COMET Jet Liner DH 106 crash on take off from Dum Dum airfield, Calcutta, on a flight from Hong Kong to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked $1 HK stamp, fine strike violet cachet "SALVAGED MAIL/Comet  Crash, Near Calcutta/2nd. MAY 1953", fine.

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Date: 1953, May 2
Est. price: £175.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: BOAC COMET Jet Liner DH 106 crash on take off from Dum Dum airfield, Calcutta, on a flight from Hong Kong to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked $1 HK stamp, fine strike violet cachet "SALVAGED MAIL/Comet Crash, Near Calcutta/2nd. MAY 1953", fine.
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Lot Number: 379

(Palestine) Airmail from British Forces in Palestine, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, fine strike 'FPO/553- postmark, ms 'On Active Service/Via Airmail' addressed to Royal Air Force El ADEM (in Libya, 15 miles S of Tobruk), but sent to Middle East Forces Aden in error, bs 9/12. It was then redirected to El Aden. Although the arrival ds reads 'RAF/23 DE 47/Aden, the 14 day redirection time. and the address being 'El Adem', strongly suggests this cover finally reached its intended destination. Likely flown on the BOAC Cairo-Aden service. A nice item with many interesting features and great routing.

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Date: 1947, Nov 25
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Palestine

Description: Airmail from British Forces in Palestine, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, fine strike 'FPO/553- postmark, ms 'On Active Service/Via Airmail' addressed to Royal Air Force El ADEM (in Libya, 15 miles S of Tobruk), but sent to Middle East Forces Aden in error, bs 9/12. It was then redirected to El Aden. Although the arrival ds reads 'RAF/23 DE 47/Aden, the 14 day redirection time. and the address being 'El Adem', strongly suggests this cover finally reached its intended destination. Likely flown on the BOAC Cairo-Aden service. A nice item with many interesting features and great routing.
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Lot Number: 318

(Mozambique) BOAC first flight Lourenco Marques to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika, bs 8/4, censored Netto PSC franked 1E55 canc Lourenco Marques hexagon ds, violet framed Tanganyika 'Passed/By Censor/No 6' hs. Scarce F/F, only 27 flown.

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Date: 1940, Apr 1
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Mozambique

Description: BOAC first flight Lourenco Marques to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika, bs 8/4, censored Netto PSC franked 1E55 canc Lourenco Marques hexagon ds, violet framed Tanganyika 'Passed/By Censor/No 6' hs. Scarce F/F, only 27 flown.
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Lot Number: 312

(Malaya) WWII censored cover, Singapore to UK, plain cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Singapore-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, Singapore cds, red straight line 'By Air Mail' hs, black 'Passed For Transmission Singapore 14' triangular censor mark.

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Date: 1940, Apr 10
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Malaya

Description: WWII censored cover, Singapore to UK, plain cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Singapore-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, Singapore cds, red straight line 'By Air Mail' hs, black 'Passed For Transmission Singapore 14' triangular censor mark.
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Lot Number: 292

(Jamaica) Rare pilot signed F/F BOAC non stop Stratocruiser service, Montego Bay to New York, attractive red/white/blue embossed souvenir cover franked 8d Jamaica stamps canc Montego Bay cds, and US 10c tied by New York cds to confirm arrival. Scarce item in superb condition.

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Date: 1954, Jan 23
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Jamaica

Description: Rare pilot signed F/F BOAC non stop Stratocruiser service, Montego Bay to New York, attractive red/white/blue embossed souvenir cover franked 8d Jamaica stamps canc Montego Bay cds, and US 10c tied by New York cds to confirm arrival. Scarce item in superb condition.
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Lot Number: 263

(India) WWII censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x12cm, franked  2R  24 annas, India black triangular censor mark, 'Written in English' hs.

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Date: 1941, Oct 21
Est. price: £35.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x12cm, franked 2R 24 annas, India black triangular censor mark, 'Written in English' hs.
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Lot Number: 264

(India) WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 24x11cm, sealed red/white ISouth Africa censor tape, black India triangular censor mark, red 'Written in English' hs, franked  7R (KGVI  2Rx3 and 1R) + 14 annas.  Correctly franked 112 annas for inclusive x7 weight franking.

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Date: 1941, Nov 8
Est. price: £60.00
Category: India

Description: WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 24x11cm, sealed red/white ISouth Africa censor tape, black India triangular censor mark, red 'Written in English' hs, franked 7R (KGVI 2Rx3 and 1R) + 14 annas. Correctly franked 112 annas for inclusive x7 weight franking.
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Lot Number: 262

(India) WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x17cm, franked  8R 14annas 6 p(KGVI 14 As x10 + 2As 6p), sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark. Correctly franked annas for inclusive x9 weight franking. Some top edge crumple, see scan..

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Date: 1941, Sep 4
Est. price: £75.00
Category: India

Description: WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x17cm, franked 8R 14annas 6 p(KGVI 14 As x10 + 2As 6p), sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark. Correctly franked annas for inclusive x9 weight franking. Some top edge crumple, see scan..
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