Lot Number: 359

(World War II) World War II, London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, cover embossed 'Stanley Gibbons/London' on flap, franked 1/3d, typed 'First British War Time/Service to Lisbon', airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1940, May 31
Est. price: £35.00
Category: World War II

Description: World War II, London to New York, no arrival ds, carried on BOAC first regular service Heston to Lisbon, cover embossed 'Stanley Gibbons/London' on flap, franked 1/3d, typed 'First British War Time/Service to Lisbon', airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 269

(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: £150.00
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: 270

(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: £200.00
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: 235

(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: 223

(India) WWII censored registered (label) airmail cover, BOMBAY to PHILADELPHIA, bs 16/3, via Miami 14/3, sealed India censor tape (removed) was tied by India hexagonal DHC (Bombay) censor mark. Franked 2R 14 1/2 annas (2R 11 1/2 total air mail rate + 3 annas registration, Flown BOAC to Lisbon via Cairo and Gibraltar, then Pan Am FAM 18 to New York.

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Date: 1945, Feb 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored registered (label) airmail cover, BOMBAY to PHILADELPHIA, bs 16/3, via Miami 14/3, sealed India censor tape (removed) was tied by India hexagonal DHC (Bombay) censor mark. Franked 2R 14 1/2 annas (2R 11 1/2 total air mail rate + 3 annas registration, Flown BOAC to Lisbon via Cairo and Gibraltar, then Pan Am FAM 18 to New York.
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Lot Number: 221

(India) WWII censored registered (label) 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 double rate cover franked  31 annas (2x14 + 3 reg fee), sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi  triangular censor mark, Nibble lower rh corner.

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Date: 1941, Nov 1
Est. price: £25.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored registered (label) 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 double rate cover franked 31 annas (2x14 + 3 reg fee), sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi triangular censor mark, Nibble lower rh corner.
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Lot Number: 363

(World War II) BOMBAY to JOHANNESBURG, WWII high franked censored airmail 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  24 x 2annas 6pies, sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark.

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Date: 1941, Nov 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: World War II

Description: BOMBAY to JOHANNESBURG, WWII high franked censored airmail 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 24 x 2annas 6pies, sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark.
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Lot Number: 222

(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: 220

(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: 205

(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: 272

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) BOAC Lockheed Constellation crash at Singapore, en route from Australia to England, imprint etiquette bank cover, franked 2/-, canc 11 Mr 54 cds, very fine red boxed "Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Singapore 13.3.1954" cachet, Ni 540313aa.

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Date: 1954, Mar 13
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: BOAC Lockheed Constellation crash at Singapore, en route from Australia to England, imprint etiquette bank cover, franked 2/-, canc 11 Mr 54 cds, very fine red boxed "Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Singapore 13.3.1954" cachet, Ni 540313aa.
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Lot Number: 271

(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: 301

(Singapore) WWII censored cover, Singapore to Karachi, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Karachi-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) service, canc Singapore cds, violet framed Singapore 'Passed by Censor/A' hs, opened by Karachi censor and sealed India red/brown OBC /Crown censor tape tied by black Karachi triangular 'Passed By Censor B 31 with crown' censor mark.

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Date: 1939, Oct 17
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored cover, Singapore to Karachi, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Karachi-Cairo-Durban-London (Horseshoe) service, canc Singapore cds, violet framed Singapore 'Passed by Censor/A' hs, opened by Karachi censor and sealed India red/brown OBC /Crown censor tape tied by black Karachi triangular 'Passed By Censor B 31 with crown' censor mark.
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