Lot Number: 607

(Ephemera) French Congo, first phase of construction of railway from Brazzaville to the Atlantic coast, original sepia company PPC.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: French Congo, first phase of construction of railway from Brazzaville to the Atlantic coast, original sepia company PPC.
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Lot Number: 606

(Ephemera) French Congo, first phase of construction of railway from Brazzaville to the Atlantic coast, original B&W company PPC.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: French Congo, first phase of construction of railway from Brazzaville to the Atlantic coast, original B&W company PPC.
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Lot Number: 609

(Ephemera) French Congo, railway from Brazzaville to the Atlantic coast, Cayla viaduct, original B&W PPC.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: French Congo, railway from Brazzaville to the Atlantic coast, Cayla viaduct, original B&W PPC.
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Lot Number: 608

(Ephemera) French Congo, railway from Brazzaville to the Atlantic coast, Botalia viaduct, original B&W PPC.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: French Congo, railway from Brazzaville to the Atlantic coast, Botalia viaduct, original B&W PPC.
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Lot Number: 481

(United States) WA Films Incorporated, Hollywood, flown by airmail Special Delivery to Curacao, 24/9 and on to Riohacha, Colombia, 7/10, via Barranquilla 2/10, underpaid airmail cover, 24x10cm, franked 60c and 20c Special Delivery stamp, canc Los Angeles cds, violet 'Returned For Postage' and 'Postage Due (ms 7) cent' handstamps. WA Films was incorporated in New York in 1925 and, in 1930, produced, among others, 'Africa Speaks' which was filmed on location in the Belgian Congo. Interesting item

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Date: 1933, Sep 18
Est. price: £30.00
Category: United States

Description: WA Films Incorporated, Hollywood, flown by airmail Special Delivery to Curacao, 24/9 and on to Riohacha, Colombia, 7/10, via Barranquilla 2/10, underpaid airmail cover, 24x10cm, franked 60c and 20c Special Delivery stamp, canc Los Angeles cds, violet 'Returned For Postage' and 'Postage Due (ms 7) cent' handstamps. WA Films was incorporated in New York in 1925 and, in 1930, produced, among others, 'Africa Speaks' which was filmed on location in the Belgian Congo. Interesting item
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Lot Number: 315

(Malta) First acceptance of Malta airmail for the Belgian Congo, Valletta to Leopoldville, 9/8, via Aba 11/7, Buta 18/7 and Stanleyville 22/7, Forbes Bentley corner cover franked 9 1/2, all stamps canc ,Air Mail/3 Jul/1931' cds, also Valletta Jy 3 31 cds. Likely by sea to Cairo, then  Imperial Airways England-Africa service No AS19 from Alexandria to Juba, then 150km by road from Juba-Aba, then 800km by rail to Stanleyville, and finally downstream by river to Leopoldville. A scarce item with great routing and in fine condition.

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Date: 1931, Jul 3
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Malta

Description: First acceptance of Malta airmail for the Belgian Congo, Valletta to Leopoldville, 9/8, via Aba 11/7, Buta 18/7 and Stanleyville 22/7, Forbes Bentley corner cover franked 9 1/2, all stamps canc ,Air Mail/3 Jul/1931' cds, also Valletta Jy 3 31 cds. Likely by sea to Cairo, then Imperial Airways England-Africa service No AS19 from Alexandria to Juba, then 150km by road from Juba-Aba, then 800km by rail to Stanleyville, and finally downstream by river to Leopoldville. A scarce item with great routing and in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 309

(Madagascar) Madagascar to French Congo, TAMATIVE to BRAZZAVILLE, bs 4/4, Posted 1/3 then train to Tananarive, then by postal van and river barge to the port of Majunga, bs 7/3, then by the Messageries Maritimes paquebot to Dar es Salaam bs 12/3, then by Wilson Airways to Nairobi where transferred to Imperial Airways Africa southbound service AS158 on Amalthea which arrived at Dodma 14/3, on by rail to Kigoma, on by lake steamer to surface Albertville 16/3 (b/s), then by road/rail/river to Costermansville 23/3 (b/s) and , Stanleyville 30/3 March (b/s), and then bt Sabena inland air service to Brazzaville b/s 4/4. Plain cover franked F4.50 for 50c Colonial and double air fee of F2. Superb item with six transit date stamps. Ex Proud.

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Date: 1934, Mar 1
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Madagascar

Description: Madagascar to French Congo, TAMATIVE to BRAZZAVILLE, bs 4/4, Posted 1/3 then train to Tananarive, then by postal van and river barge to the port of Majunga, bs 7/3, then by the Messageries Maritimes paquebot to Dar es Salaam bs 12/3, then by Wilson Airways to Nairobi where transferred to Imperial Airways Africa southbound service AS158 on Amalthea which arrived at Dodma 14/3, on by rail to Kigoma, on by lake steamer to surface Albertville 16/3 (b/s), then by road/rail/river to Costermansville 23/3 (b/s) and , Stanleyville 30/3 March (b/s), and then bt Sabena inland air service to Brazzaville b/s 4/4. Plain cover franked F4.50 for 50c Colonial and double air fee of F2. Superb item with six transit date stamps. Ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 66

(Belgium) Pelican Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville and return, 6/11, to Eghezee, 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: £12.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Pelican Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville and return, 6/11, to Eghezee, 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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Lot Number: 69

(Belgium) Sabena, Brussels to Coquilhatville, 28/11 arrival ds on front and return Coquilhatville to Brussels, bs 30/11, souvenir cover commemorating the 100th flight Congo-Belgium, franked Belgian and Congo stamps, two flight cachets.

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Date: 1938, Nov 18
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Sabena, Brussels to Coquilhatville, 28/11 arrival ds on front and return Coquilhatville to Brussels, bs 30/11, souvenir cover commemorating the 100th flight Congo-Belgium, franked Belgian and Congo stamps, two flight cachets.
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Lot Number: 55

(Belgian Congo) CONGO-KENYA, Elisabethville to Nairobi, via Broken Hill 18/7, plain cover, black framed 'Avion' hs. To Broken Hill by Aero Club de Katanga, and by Imperial Airways AN 176 on 'Artemis' to Nairobi., FRANKED F5.50 for F2.50 UPU rate plus F3.00 air fee.  Nice routing. Some rough opening verso, see scan.

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Date: 1934, Jul 17
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: CONGO-KENYA, Elisabethville to Nairobi, via Broken Hill 18/7, plain cover, black framed 'Avion' hs. To Broken Hill by Aero Club de Katanga, and by Imperial Airways AN 176 on 'Artemis' to Nairobi., FRANKED F5.50 for F2.50 UPU rate plus F3.00 air fee. Nice routing. Some rough opening verso, see scan.
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