Lot Number: 465

(Tanganyika) Tanganyika to France, MOROGORU to MALO-LES-BAINS, carried by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN56, left Dodoma 2/4 on 'C. Cape Town ', arriving Brindisi 9/4 on 'Satyrus', via Cairo 7/4 on 'C. Alexandria', delivered ms 12/4. Carried by rail Cairo-Galilee and  Brindisi-Paris. Airmail etiquette cancelled 2x Brindisi black cross Jusqua's. Plain cover franked $1.50 for double air rate, introduced 1/3/32. A little scruffy see scan, uncommon origin/destination, and an interesting one for the exhibit..

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Date: 1932, Mar 30
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Tanganyika to France, MOROGORU to MALO-LES-BAINS, carried by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN56, left Dodoma 2/4 on 'C. Cape Town ', arriving Brindisi 9/4 on 'Satyrus', via Cairo 7/4 on 'C. Alexandria', delivered ms 12/4. Carried by rail Cairo-Galilee and Brindisi-Paris. Airmail etiquette cancelled 2x Brindisi black cross Jusqua's. Plain cover franked $1.50 for double air rate, introduced 1/3/32. A little scruffy see scan, uncommon origin/destination, and an interesting one for the exhibit..
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Lot Number: 464

(Tanganyika) Imperial Airways 1st flight Dodoma to England, Anglesey 17/2 arrival ds on front., Springbok cover franked 65c, canc Dodoma cds, ms 'First flight to London', The flight from Cape Town was interrupted twice, first when a wheel was damaged on take off from Salisbury, and again when bad weather forced the plane to  land in a swamp near Broken Hill, ref Ni 320129 and 320129B.

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Date: 1932, Jan 25
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: Imperial Airways 1st flight Dodoma to England, Anglesey 17/2 arrival ds on front., Springbok cover franked 65c, canc Dodoma cds, ms 'First flight to London', The flight from Cape Town was interrupted twice, first when a wheel was damaged on take off from Salisbury, and again when bad weather forced the plane to land in a swamp near Broken Hill, ref Ni 320129 and 320129B.
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Lot Number: 455

(Sudan) SCARCE F/F Wadi Halfa to Mbeya 7/1/32, via Moshi 18/12 and Dar es Salaam 23/12, carried on the Imperial Airways experimental extension to Cape Town in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, blue/orange/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 2P10ml, canc Sudan Air Mail/Wadi Halfa cds, black Halfa to-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Flown as far as Moshi, then onward by surface, small mail.

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Date: 1931, Dec 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Sudan

Description: SCARCE F/F Wadi Halfa to Mbeya 7/1/32, via Moshi 18/12 and Dar es Salaam 23/12, carried on the Imperial Airways experimental extension to Cape Town in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, blue/orange/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 2P10ml, canc Sudan Air Mail/Wadi Halfa cds, black Halfa to-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Flown as far as Moshi, then onward by surface, small mail.
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Lot Number: 456

(Sudan) Wadi Halfa to Cape Town, b/s 21/12, via Jo'burg 21/12, flown on the Christmas flight to  Cape Town, black Halfa-Cape Town, cachet, Springbok cover, black/green-blue etiquette, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1931, Dec 13
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Sudan

Description: Wadi Halfa to Cape Town, b/s 21/12, via Jo'burg 21/12, flown on the Christmas flight to Cape Town, black Halfa-Cape Town, cachet, Springbok cover, black/green-blue etiquette, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 442

(Southern Rhodesia) Gatooma-Salisbury 27/2 -London, carried Imperial AW F/F Cape Town-London, plain cover franked 10d, violet F/F cachet. Non invasive ironed vertical crease. See image.

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Date: 1932, Jan 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Gatooma-Salisbury 27/2 -London, carried Imperial AW F/F Cape Town-London, plain cover franked 10d, violet F/F cachet. Non invasive ironed vertical crease. See image.
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Lot Number: 440

(South West Africa) First return SAA new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, also a further extension of the Kalahari Service, Outjo to Cape Town, bs 26/8, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.Narrow strip former mounting tape centre top edge verso, does not detract. Scarce.

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Date: 1939, Aug 25
Est. price: £25.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: First return SAA new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, also a further extension of the Kalahari Service, Outjo to Cape Town, bs 26/8, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.Narrow strip former mounting tape centre top edge verso, does not detract. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 439

(South West Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Windhoek to Outjo, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 22
Est. price: £18.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Windhoek to Outjo, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 438

(South West Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Outjo to Mossamedes, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 22
Est. price: £18.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Outjo to Mossamedes, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 436

(South West Africa) Bahamas acceptance, Windhoek to Nassau, bs 25/32, for carriage on the South West Africa Airways special Windhoek-Kimberley flight to connect with the Imperial Airways experimental London-Cape Town flight, Walter Hess corner cover franked 3d+4d air canc special 'Windhoek-Kimberley' postmark.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £35.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: Bahamas acceptance, Windhoek to Nassau, bs 25/32, for carriage on the South West Africa Airways special Windhoek-Kimberley flight to connect with the Imperial Airways experimental London-Cape Town flight, Walter Hess corner cover franked 3d+4d air canc special 'Windhoek-Kimberley' postmark.
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Lot Number: 425

(South Africa) Interesting airmail cover South Africa to Calcutta, bs 21/11, via Nairobi 5/11, franked 8d at Cape Town,
ms 'By Air To East Africa' and scarce five line bilingual handstamp 'Insufficiently paid for airmail BEYOND MOMBASSA. '. Flown IAW #AN87 from Cape Town to Mombassa 2/11 then surface beyond.

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Date: 1932, Nov 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Interesting airmail cover South Africa to Calcutta, bs 21/11, via Nairobi 5/11, franked 8d at Cape Town, ms 'By Air To East Africa' and scarce five line bilingual handstamp 'Insufficiently paid for airmail BEYOND MOMBASSA. '. Flown IAW #AN87 from Cape Town to Mombassa 2/11 then surface beyond.
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Lot Number: 432

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Mossamedes, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £18.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Mossamedes, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 431

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Keetmanshoop, bs 21/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £18.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Keetmanshoop, bs 21/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 433

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg to Outjo, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £18.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg to Outjo, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 430

(South Africa) Clouston & Kirby Green record flight Cape Town - London, cover franked South Africa 1d canc Cape Town 16 Nov 37 cds, also GB 1 1/2d's on front and verso canc London and Newport  confirming return to GB, and a large rubber "Cape Town Municipal Air-Port/ Wingfield/ 16 Nov 1937" cds and blue/black "Cape Town - London Record Flight by F/O AE Clouston and Mrs Kirby Green November, 1937" labels on front and back. Signed A.E. Clouston and Betty Kirby Green. Scarce, VF.

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Date: 1937, Nov 16
Est. price: £145.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Clouston & Kirby Green record flight Cape Town - London, cover franked South Africa 1d canc Cape Town 16 Nov 37 cds, also GB 1 1/2d's on front and verso canc London and Newport confirming return to GB, and a large rubber "Cape Town Municipal Air-Port/ Wingfield/ 16 Nov 1937" cds and blue/black "Cape Town - London Record Flight by F/O AE Clouston and Mrs Kirby Green November, 1937" labels on front and back. Signed A.E. Clouston and Betty Kirby Green. Scarce, VF.
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Lot Number: 423

(South Africa) F/F  Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Umtata, Transkei, no arrival ds,  "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, plain cover franked 1/1d.

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Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £8.00
Category: South Africa

Description: F/F Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Umtata, Transkei, no arrival ds, "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, plain cover franked 1/1d.
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Lot Number: 372

(Northern Rhodesia) Broken Hill to Cape Town, b/s 21/12,  via Jo'burg 21/12, via Johannesburg, 21/12, flown on Croydon-Cape Town Christmas Flight, Springbok cover franked 1/4d, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1931, Dec 17
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Northern Rhodesia

Description: Broken Hill to Cape Town, b/s 21/12, via Jo'burg 21/12, via Johannesburg, 21/12, flown on Croydon-Cape Town Christmas Flight, Springbok cover franked 1/4d, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 300

(Kenya) Nairobi to London, carried on the first regular flight Cape Town to London, plain cover correctly rated 65c,  Imperial AW.

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Date: 1932, Jan 25
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Nairobi to London, carried on the first regular flight Cape Town to London, plain cover correctly rated 65c, Imperial AW.
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Lot Number: 301

(Kenya) Nairobi to Mbeya, bs 29/1 carried on F/F Regular Service Cape Town/Croydon, b/s 6.2, then onward by surface to Dar es Salaam 17.2, Springbok cover franked 35c, Imperial Airways

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Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Nairobi to Mbeya, bs 29/1 carried on F/F Regular Service Cape Town/Croydon, b/s 6.2, then onward by surface to Dar es Salaam 17.2, Springbok cover franked 35c, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 251

(India) Imperial Airways, Calcutta to Cape Town, bs 2/2, first acceptance of mail from India to South Africa, for carriage on IAW westbound service from Karachi-Cairo (transit cds verso), then from Cairo on F/F Imperial Airways Regular Service from London to Cape Town.  Aerophilatelic Philatelic Club of Calcutta cover franked 13 1/2A, canc Intally, Calcutta cds. SIGNED BY PILOT R.F. CASPAREUTHUS, the pilot of the Johannesburg-Cape Town leg. Super item.

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Date: 1932, Jan 17
Est. price: £275.00
Category: India

Description: Imperial Airways, Calcutta to Cape Town, bs 2/2, first acceptance of mail from India to South Africa, for carriage on IAW westbound service from Karachi-Cairo (transit cds verso), then from Cairo on F/F Imperial Airways Regular Service from London to Cape Town. Aerophilatelic Philatelic Club of Calcutta cover franked 13 1/2A, canc Intally, Calcutta cds. SIGNED BY PILOT R.F. CASPAREUTHUS, the pilot of the Johannesburg-Cape Town leg. Super item.
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Lot Number: 178

(GB External) Christmas proving flight, London to Cape Town, bs 21/12, via Joburg 21/12, uncommon red/white/blue 'arrow' airmail cover, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1931, Dec 7
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Christmas proving flight, London to Cape Town, bs 21/12, via Joburg 21/12, uncommon red/white/blue 'arrow' airmail cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 192

(GB External) H.L.Brook's "PRAGA BABY" flight envelope bearing GB and SA adhesives and at left the handstamped cachet: "Carried by 36 HP Praga Baby first flight England-Cape Town Ultra Light Planes. In record time of 16 days 20 hrs. Piloted by HL Brook, May 6th-May 23rd 1936." The cover was sent to HL Brook at Newtown house Aerodrome prior to the flight, carried on the flight, and posted on his arrival to the pilot at the municipal airport Cape Town. A very fine example. Currenly retails at £225.

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Date: 1936, May 3
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: H.L.Brook's "PRAGA BABY" flight envelope bearing GB and SA adhesives and at left the handstamped cachet: "Carried by 36 HP Praga Baby first flight England-Cape Town Ultra Light Planes. In record time of 16 days 20 hrs. Piloted by HL Brook, May 6th-May 23rd 1936." The cover was sent to HL Brook at Newtown house Aerodrome prior to the flight, carried on the flight, and posted on his arrival to the pilot at the municipal airport Cape Town. A very fine example. Currenly retails at £225.
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Lot Number: 134

(Egypt) First flight IAW Africa extension to Cape Town, Cairo to Dodoma, bs 28/1, Springbok cover franked 27ml air + 23ml.  ONLY 6 FLOWN.

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Date: 1932, Jan 23
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Egypt

Description: First flight IAW Africa extension to Cape Town, Cairo to Dodoma, bs 28/1, Springbok cover franked 27ml air + 23ml. ONLY 6 FLOWN.
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Lot Number: 48

(Basutoland) Basutoland to Singapore, bs 19/12, carried on the first flight of the imperial Airways extension from Rangoon to Singapore via Cairo, Wyndham registered (hs) cover franked FDI of the 1933 KGV 1d,3d,6d,1/-, canc Maseru/1 DEC/33 cds returned to Cape Town 'House of Parliament/23 MAR 34' cds verso. Also original certificate of posting. A superb item in fine condition.

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Date: 1933, Dec 1
Est. price: £185.00
Category: Basutoland

Description: Basutoland to Singapore, bs 19/12, carried on the first flight of the imperial Airways extension from Rangoon to Singapore via Cairo, Wyndham registered (hs) cover franked FDI of the 1933 KGV 1d,3d,6d,1/-, canc Maseru/1 DEC/33 cds returned to Cape Town 'House of Parliament/23 MAR 34' cds verso. Also original certificate of posting. A superb item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 28

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for South Africa, Brisbane to Cape Town, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir red/white/blue 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d & 1d, canc Brisbane/Airmail cds 7/12, The cover was incorrectly given the 'Par Avon Jusqu'a Cairo' as the airmail service to Cape Town was available.

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Date: 1934, Dec 11
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for South Africa, Brisbane to Cape Town, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir red/white/blue 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d & 1d, canc Brisbane/Airmail cds 7/12, The cover was incorrectly given the 'Par Avon Jusqu'a Cairo' as the airmail service to Cape Town was available.
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