Lot Number: 97

(Belgium) Fabry and Vanderlinden interrupted flight, Brussels to Matadi, bs 19/12, via Leopoldville,bs15/12 . The flight was interrupted near Alicante for repairs, Ni 301208. Purfina corner cover franked Belgium 5F Air+1F45 ordinary, red flight cachet.

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Date: 1930, Dec 5
Est. price: £40.00 £34.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Fabry and Vanderlinden interrupted flight, Brussels to Matadi, bs 19/12, via Leopoldville,bs15/12 . The flight was interrupted near Alicante for repairs, Ni 301208. Purfina corner cover franked Belgium 5F Air+1F45 ordinary, red flight cachet.

Lot Number: 106

(Belgium) Pelican Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville and return, 5/11, commemorative 'Pelican' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green and purple cachets.

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Date: 1937, Oct 20
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Belgium

Description: Pelican Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville and return, 5/11, commemorative 'Pelican' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green and purple cachets.

Lot Number: 107

(Belgium) Phalene Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville, 6/11, and return, 12/11, to Awant-Dinant, commemorative 'Phalene' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green two line 'Phalene' cachet, and scarcer red toothed oval flight cachet. SIGNED BY THE PILOT PIERRE BRADFER. Nice item.

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Date: 1937, Oct 20
Est. price: £40.00 £34.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Phalene Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville, 6/11, and return, 12/11, to Awant-Dinant, commemorative 'Phalene' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green two line 'Phalene' cachet, and scarcer red toothed oval flight cachet. SIGNED BY THE PILOT PIERRE BRADFER. Nice item.

Lot Number: 345

(Germany) Instone Air Line, Cologne to London, bs 12/12, via Brussels, buff cover, 21x10cm, dual franked GB 1 1/2d&2d stamps, and Germany nine air stamps values to 3M blue, cancelled six strikes 'Army Post Office/11 Dec 22/S 40', fine strike black st. line 'Air Mail Post' hs, dark blue/black P25 airmail etiquette. Central non invasive ironed vertical fold, see scan.
The Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne, Germany in 1919 to provide postal support of the first British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) and was closed in 1929 when the force was finally withdrawn from Germany.

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Date: 1922, Dec 11
Est. price: £150.00 £127.50
Category: Germany

Description: Instone Air Line, Cologne to London, bs 12/12, via Brussels, buff cover, 21x10cm, dual franked GB 1 1/2d&2d stamps, and Germany nine air stamps values to 3M blue, cancelled six strikes 'Army Post Office/11 Dec 22/S 40', fine strike black st. line 'Air Mail Post' hs, dark blue/black P25 airmail etiquette. Central non invasive ironed vertical fold, see scan. The Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne, Germany in 1919 to provide postal support of the first British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) and was closed in 1929 when the force was finally withdrawn from Germany.