Lot Number: 550

(Aviation Postal History) Imperial Airways/BOAC Short Empire Flying Boat 'CassiopG-ADUX on the 'Cassiopeia' on the water. Original B&W photograph, 10x15cm.

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Date: Plane
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Aviation Postal History

Description: Imperial Airways/BOAC Short Empire Flying Boat 'CassiopG-ADUX on the 'Cassiopeia' on the water. Original B&W photograph, 10x15cm.
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Lot Number: 545

(Aviation Postal History) Flying Boat Imperial Airways Short S-30 'Australia', G-AFCZ, TEAL c1937/BOAC c1940. Original B&W photograph, 10x15cm.

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Date: Plane
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Aviation Postal History

Description: Flying Boat Imperial Airways Short S-30 'Australia', G-AFCZ, TEAL c1937/BOAC c1940. Original B&W photograph, 10x15cm.
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Lot Number: 373

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) BOAC Lockheed Constellation crash at Singapore, en route from Australia to England, imprint etiquette air letter, franked 10d, canc 12 Mr 54 cds, red boxed "Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Singapore 13.3.1954" cachet, Ni 540313aa.

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Date: 1954, Mar 13
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: BOAC Lockheed Constellation crash at Singapore, en route from Australia to England, imprint etiquette air letter, franked 10d, canc 12 Mr 54 cds, red boxed "Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Singapore 13.3.1954" cachet, Ni 540313aa.
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Lot Number: 371

(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: £125.00
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: 372

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) BOAC COMET Jet Liner DH 106 crash on take off from Dum Dum airfield, Calcutta, on a flight from Johore to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked 70c Johor stamps, violet Type b cachet "SALVAGED MAIL/Comet  Crash, Near Galcu***/2nd. MAY 1953" ('G' for 'C' error)  Ni 530502b. Exhibit item.

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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 Johore to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked 70c Johor stamps, violet Type b cachet "SALVAGED MAIL/Comet Crash, Near Galcu***/2nd. MAY 1953" ('G' for 'C' error) Ni 530502b. Exhibit item.
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Lot Number: 345

(Palestine) WWII airmail, Jerusalem to San Francisco, etiquette cover franked 100ml and sealed by ADEN RED/WHITE PC22 CENSOR TAPE. correctly franked for carriage by  BOAC to Aden and Cairo and OAT by BOAC trans-Africa route to Lagos. Then flown by land based aircraft from Lagos to Miami on  Pan Am's reinstated trans-Atlantic route via FISHERMAN'S LAKE. Interesting.

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Date: 1943, Jan 29
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Palestine

Description: WWII airmail, Jerusalem to San Francisco, etiquette cover franked 100ml and sealed by ADEN RED/WHITE PC22 CENSOR TAPE. correctly franked for carriage by BOAC to Aden and Cairo and OAT by BOAC trans-Africa route to Lagos. Then flown by land based aircraft from Lagos to Miami on Pan Am's reinstated trans-Atlantic route via FISHERMAN'S LAKE. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 140

(Flying boat flights) Auckland-London, carried on the inaugural flight FLYING BOAT "Aotearoa" from Auckland to Sydney, then Qantas/BOAC to London, no arrival ds, large framed cachet, souvenir cover with imprint photo of plane.  Service suspended in June 1940 when Italy joined the war.

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Date: 1940, Apr 27
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Flying boat flights

Description: Auckland-London, carried on the inaugural flight FLYING BOAT "Aotearoa" from Auckland to Sydney, then Qantas/BOAC to London, no arrival ds, large framed cachet, souvenir cover with imprint photo of plane. Service suspended in June 1940 when Italy joined the war.
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Lot Number: 335

(New Zealand) FLYING BOAT, Auckland-London, bs, carried on the inaugural flight FLYING BOAT "Aotearoa" from Auckland to Sydney, then Qantas/BOAC to London, large framed cachet, souvenir cover with imprint photo of plane.  Service suspended in June 1940 when Italy joined the war.

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Date: 1940, Apr 27
Est. price: £35.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: FLYING BOAT, Auckland-London, bs, carried on the inaugural flight FLYING BOAT "Aotearoa" from Auckland to Sydney, then Qantas/BOAC to London, large framed cachet, souvenir cover with imprint photo of plane. Service suspended in June 1940 when Italy joined the war.
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Lot Number: 278

(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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Lot Number: 240

(Gold Coast) Early World War II censored registered (label) airmail to England, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Asamankese cds, red hexagonal boxed "Passed By Censor/Gold Coast/6" censor mark on front. Flown on Elders AW Takoradi-Lagos service, and OAT by BOAC to destination via Khartoum, Cairo and Southampton. Uncommon origin.

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Date: 1939, Nov 11
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: Early World War II censored registered (label) airmail to England, no arrival ds, correctly rated 1/6d (1/3d for new wartime airmail rate + 3d registration), franked Asamankese cds, red hexagonal boxed "Passed By Censor/Gold Coast/6" censor mark on front. Flown on Elders AW Takoradi-Lagos service, and OAT by BOAC to destination via Khartoum, Cairo and Southampton. Uncommon origin.
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Lot Number: 279

(India) WWII censored registered (label) airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried 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. Commercial corner double rate cover correctly franked 28 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi  triangular censor mark. Fine.

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Date: 1941, Sep 25
Est. price: £30.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored registered (label) airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried 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. Commercial corner double rate cover correctly franked 28 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi triangular censor mark. Fine.
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Lot Number: 277

(India) WWII censored airmail from Sialkot to Johannesburg, carried 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. Commercial corner single rate cover franked 14 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi  triangular censor mark,

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Date: 1940, Nov 10
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored airmail from Sialkot to Johannesburg, carried 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. Commercial corner single rate cover franked 14 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi triangular censor mark,
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Lot Number: 347

(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: £30.00
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: 448

(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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