Lot Number: 435

(Ephemera) Baggage label, Scottish Airlines (Prestwick) Limited was formed in 1946 as a subsidiary of Scottish Aviation Limited.[1] The airline commenced worldwide passenger and cargo charter flights from bases at Prestwick and Stansted. It also participated in the Berlin Airlift, Not to be confused with Scottish Airways or Air Scotland. Scarce

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Date: Vignettes, etiquettes, labels
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Baggage label, Scottish Airlines (Prestwick) Limited was formed in 1946 as a subsidiary of Scottish Aviation Limited.[1] The airline commenced worldwide passenger and cargo charter flights from bases at Prestwick and Stansted. It also participated in the Berlin Airlift, Not to be confused with Scottish Airways or Air Scotland. Scarce
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Lot Number: 281

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Kenya To Denmark, NAIROBI TO COPENHAGEN, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN 137 which left Nairobi 121/10 on Hannibal,  Athens 26/10 on Scipio for Brindisi bs 27/10. Then by train to Berlin and on to Copenhagen bs 23/10 via the 'Copenhagen/Warnemunde 19/6 ferry. The approximate Brindisi-Copenhagen journey time by train is 25-30 hrs. Plain cover, airmail etiquette annulled by ms black cross Jusqua applied at Brindisi, franked 75c for combined rate.

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Date: 1933, Oct 20
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Kenya To Denmark, NAIROBI TO COPENHAGEN, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN 137 which left Nairobi 121/10 on Hannibal, Athens 26/10 on Scipio for Brindisi bs 27/10. Then by train to Berlin and on to Copenhagen bs 23/10 via the 'Copenhagen/Warnemunde 19/6 ferry. The approximate Brindisi-Copenhagen journey time by train is 25-30 hrs. Plain cover, airmail etiquette annulled by ms black cross Jusqua applied at Brindisi, franked 75c for combined rate.
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Lot Number: 201

(Germany) High 6x air rate, Germany to Tanganyika, HAMBURG to DAR ES SALAAM, departed Hamburg 29/6 cds, arrived Athens 30/6 cds via Berlin 30/6 cds. Then transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA southbound service AS 122 which left the same day on 'Horsa' arriving Nairobi 4/7 on 'Atlanta' via Cairo 1/7. Transferred to Wilson Airways arriving Dar Es Sxalaam 5/7 cds. Commercial corner cover FRANKED RM 1.40 for 25pf UPU plus 6x air fees at 1.20, 5pf deficit. High rate, great routing, ex Proud.

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Date: 1933, Jun 29
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Germany

Description: High 6x air rate, Germany to Tanganyika, HAMBURG to DAR ES SALAAM, departed Hamburg 29/6 cds, arrived Athens 30/6 cds via Berlin 30/6 cds. Then transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA southbound service AS 122 which left the same day on 'Horsa' arriving Nairobi 4/7 on 'Atlanta' via Cairo 1/7. Transferred to Wilson Airways arriving Dar Es Sxalaam 5/7 cds. Commercial corner cover FRANKED RM 1.40 for 25pf UPU plus 6x air fees at 1.20, 5pf deficit. High rate, great routing, ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 132

(Flying Boats) Aquila Airways special survey flight, carrying the first airmail from the Falkland Islands to Great Britain, brown/grey printed souvenir cover, franked KGVI 1/- canc "Port Stanley/Falkland Isles/First Overseas Mail/1 MY 52". Aquila AW was founded in 1948 to serve destinations that were still inaccessible to land based aircraft. Their flying boats were also chartered for one off trips usually to deploy troops where scheduled services did not exist, or when there were political considerations, e.g. three Aquila flying boats were used during the Berlin Airlift. The 1952 Southampton-Falkland Isles survey flight was by far their longest charter. An uncommon historical item.

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Date: 1952, May 1
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Aquila Airways special survey flight, carrying the first airmail from the Falkland Islands to Great Britain, brown/grey printed souvenir cover, franked KGVI 1/- canc "Port Stanley/Falkland Isles/First Overseas Mail/1 MY 52". Aquila AW was founded in 1948 to serve destinations that were still inaccessible to land based aircraft. Their flying boats were also chartered for one off trips usually to deploy troops where scheduled services did not exist, or when there were political considerations, e.g. three Aquila flying boats were used during the Berlin Airlift. The 1952 Southampton-Falkland Isles survey flight was by far their longest charter. An uncommon historical item.
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Lot Number: 9

(Alex Newall personal collection ) Imperial Airways - Junkers LV - Derluft, first day of service LONDON to HELSINKI (HELSINGFORS), bs 2.VII.25, via Berlin 30.6.25., London - (rail to Berlin) - Konigsberg - Memel - Kaunas - Riga - Tallin - Helesinki - Smolensk - Moscow.  Airmail etiquette cover franked 8 1/2d (overseas rate 2 1/2d + air fee for East Baltic 6d). Reference # 25.10e,  Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.

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Date: 1925, Jun 30
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: Imperial Airways - Junkers LV - Derluft, first day of service LONDON to HELSINKI (HELSINGFORS), bs 2.VII.25, via Berlin 30.6.25., London - (rail to Berlin) - Konigsberg - Memel - Kaunas - Riga - Tallin - Helesinki - Smolensk - Moscow. Airmail etiquette cover franked 8 1/2d (overseas rate 2 1/2d + air fee for East Baltic 6d). Reference # 25.10e, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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Lot Number: 10

(Alex Newall personal collection) Imperial Airways - Junkers LV - Derluft, first day of service LONDON to REVAL (TALLIN) ESTONIA, BS 3.7.25, London - (rail to Berlin) - Konigsberg - Memel - Kaunas - Riga - Tallin - Helesinki - Smolensk - Moscow. Airmail etiquette cover franked 8 1/2d (overseas rate 2 1/2d + air fee for East Baltic 6d). Reference # 25.10d,  Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.

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Date: 1925, Jun 30
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: Imperial Airways - Junkers LV - Derluft, first day of service LONDON to REVAL (TALLIN) ESTONIA, BS 3.7.25, London - (rail to Berlin) - Konigsberg - Memel - Kaunas - Riga - Tallin - Helesinki - Smolensk - Moscow. Airmail etiquette cover franked 8 1/2d (overseas rate 2 1/2d + air fee for East Baltic 6d). Reference # 25.10d, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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