Lot Number: 583

(Ephemera) Sabena, Belgian Congo timetable, October 1936, 12pp, 18x9 cm, showing flight dates and tariffs for the Belgium-France- Congo- Madagascar; Libenge-Coquilhatville-Leopoldville; Tananarive-Tete; and Elisabethville-Marseilles.Brussels services,  covering some twenty or so destinations on routes serviced by Sabena, Air Afrique, and Regie Air Afrique, file holes. A scarce item with a wealth of information. Image.

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Date: Timetables, brochures
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Sabena, Belgian Congo timetable, October 1936, 12pp, 18x9 cm, showing flight dates and tariffs for the Belgium-France- Congo- Madagascar; Libenge-Coquilhatville-Leopoldville; Tananarive-Tete; and Elisabethville-Marseilles.Brussels services, covering some twenty or so destinations on routes serviced by Sabena, Air Afrique, and Regie Air Afrique, file holes. A scarce item with a wealth of information. Image.
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Lot Number: 237

(Kenya) Kenya to USA, MOMBASA to NEW YORK, via Lagos 12/9, censored WWII airmail cover sealed B&W OBE N/365 censor tape. Franked 4sh 40c, posted ?1Sep 42, ms 'Air Mail/Congo & Clipper' and 'Via Congo & Clipper, violet 'By Airmail' hs, and unknown partial violet circular hs.Carried on the trans-Africa service by BOAC to Lagos via Khartoum, on to Leopoldville, and OAT by Pan Am FAM 22 to Miami then US internal air service to New York.

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Date: 1942, Sep 1
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Kenya to USA, MOMBASA to NEW YORK, via Lagos 12/9, censored WWII airmail cover sealed B&W OBE N/365 censor tape. Franked 4sh 40c, posted ?1Sep 42, ms 'Air Mail/Congo & Clipper' and 'Via Congo & Clipper, violet 'By Airmail' hs, and unknown partial violet circular hs.Carried on the trans-Africa service by BOAC to Lagos via Khartoum, on to Leopoldville, and OAT by Pan Am FAM 22 to Miami then US internal air service to New York.
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Lot Number: 94

(Egypt) Mail from Egypt to Belgian Congo, Alexandria to Motto Mines, via Aba 14/3 and Juba 8/3, blue map cover from International Airpost and Publishing Service (Impress), correctly franked 15mls basic + 30mls air surcharge, fine strike oval violet 'First Flight/frica-England' cachet.  A well used route from Egypt - Imperial AW to Juba, Societe des Chemons de Fer Vicinaux du Congo mail van from Juba-Aba, and on again by road to Congo. Newall 31.02 d1, rated 80 units. Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 05
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Mail from Egypt to Belgian Congo, Alexandria to Motto Mines, via Aba 14/3 and Juba 8/3, blue map cover from International Airpost and Publishing Service (Impress), correctly franked 15mls basic + 30mls air surcharge, fine strike oval violet 'First Flight/frica-England' cachet. A well used route from Egypt - Imperial AW to Juba, Societe des Chemons de Fer Vicinaux du Congo mail van from Juba-Aba, and on again by road to Congo. Newall 31.02 d1, rated 80 units. Image.
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Lot Number: 57

(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: £35.00
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.
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Lot Number: 55

(Belgium) Sabena, Brussels to Elizabethville, bs 21/11 and return  to Brussels, bs 29/11, carried on F/F Brussels-Leopoldville extension to Elizabethville service, blue/grey Sabena souvenir cover with map of route, franked 5F Belgium stamps, canc Bruxelles 15/11 cds, and 5F Congo stamp, canc Elizabethville 22/11 cds, green framed outward and purple framed inward flight cachets.

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Date: 1935, Nov 15
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Sabena, Brussels to Elizabethville, bs 21/11 and return to Brussels, bs 29/11, carried on F/F Brussels-Leopoldville extension to Elizabethville service, blue/grey Sabena souvenir cover with map of route, franked 5F Belgium stamps, canc Bruxelles 15/11 cds, and 5F Congo stamp, canc Elizabethville 22/11 cds, green framed outward and purple framed inward flight cachets.
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Lot Number: 43

(Belgian Congo) Belgian Congo to France, ELISABETHVILLE  to PARIS. To Broken Hill by AERO CLUB DE KATANGA and then by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #AN185 which left Broken Hill 20/9 September and arrived Brindisi 25/9. Bears an unusual 'Posta Aerea/25.9.34/Roma Ferrovia' transit cds. Likey put off plans at Brindisi by mistake, trained to Rome, then put back on next IAW flight to Paris. Franked F6 for F2.50 UPU rate and F3.50 air fee. Interesting.

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Date: 1934, Sep 19
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Belgian Congo to France, ELISABETHVILLE to PARIS. To Broken Hill by AERO CLUB DE KATANGA and then by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #AN185 which left Broken Hill 20/9 September and arrived Brindisi 25/9. Bears an unusual 'Posta Aerea/25.9.34/Roma Ferrovia' transit cds. Likey put off plans at Brindisi by mistake, trained to Rome, then put back on next IAW flight to Paris. Franked F6 for F2.50 UPU rate and F3.50 air fee. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 42

(Belgian Congo) Double first acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Broken Hill 8/3, and Blantyre 9/3, plain pale grey cover franked 3F airmail plus 2.5F overseas postage, canc Elisabethville cds, black boxed 'Avion' hs, violet st line  "First Official Air Mail" cachet, black "S.Rhodesia-Nyasaland" hs, black boxed 'Avion' hs. Carried from Elisabethville to Broken Hill by Aero Club de Katanga, then to Salisbury by Imperial Airways, then Salisbury-Blantyre on the return F/F of the new RANA service. A rare item in fine condition. Only 4 flown, see Godinas F, 1951, p133.

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Date: 1934, Mar 7
Est. price: £275.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Double first acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Broken Hill 8/3, and Blantyre 9/3, plain pale grey cover franked 3F airmail plus 2.5F overseas postage, canc Elisabethville cds, black boxed 'Avion' hs, violet st line "First Official Air Mail" cachet, black "S.Rhodesia-Nyasaland" hs, black boxed 'Avion' hs. Carried from Elisabethville to Broken Hill by Aero Club de Katanga, then to Salisbury by Imperial Airways, then Salisbury-Blantyre on the return F/F of the new RANA service. A rare item in fine condition. Only 4 flown, see Godinas F, 1951, p133.
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Lot Number: 44

(Belgian Congo) Leopoldville to New York, via Marseille Gare Avion 16/10 transit cds, imprint etiquette cover franked 6F, uncommon black three line "en avion jusqua/Marseille/Gare avion"

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Date: 1936, Oct 10
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Leopoldville to New York, via Marseille Gare Avion 16/10 transit cds, imprint etiquette cover franked 6F, uncommon black three line "en avion jusqua/Marseille/Gare avion"
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Lot Number: 47

(Belgian Congo) Luebo to Kikwit, bs 1/11, carried on F/F Luebo-Tshikakapa-Leopoldville service, Van Reet cover franked 90c, black framed "Avion" cachet, typed "Par 1o Courrier Aerien/Luebo Kikwit". Uncommon.

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Date: 1939, Nov 01
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Luebo to Kikwit, bs 1/11, carried on F/F Luebo-Tshikakapa-Leopoldville service, Van Reet cover franked 90c, black framed "Avion" cachet, typed "Par 1o Courrier Aerien/Luebo Kikwit". Uncommon.
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Lot Number: 45

(Belgian Congo) Sabena first internal fast flight service, Ponthierville to Elizabethville, bs 29/10, Godinas cover franked  50c, 10c, rd/white vignette, green flight cachet.

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Date: 1936, Oct 28
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Sabena first internal fast flight service, Ponthierville to Elizabethville, bs 29/10, Godinas cover franked 50c, 10c, rd/white vignette, green flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 48

(Belgian Congo) WWII, F/F new Sabena internal route between Stanleyville and Usumbura, Costermansville to Stanleyville 30/11, and on to Kikwit, bs 18/12, plain cover franked 75c, black three line 'Stanleyville-Costermansville-Usumbura' flight cachet, typed 'Premier Courrier Aerien/Costermansville-Stan'.

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Date: 1939, Nov 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: WWII, F/F new Sabena internal route between Stanleyville and Usumbura, Costermansville to Stanleyville 30/11, and on to Kikwit, bs 18/12, plain cover franked 75c, black three line 'Stanleyville-Costermansville-Usumbura' flight cachet, typed 'Premier Courrier Aerien/Costermansville-Stan'.
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Lot Number: 536

(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: 535

(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: 538

(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: 537

(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: 46

(Belgian Congo) F/F accelerated Air Afrique connection Elisabethville-Stanleyville, bs 4/6, cover franked 60c, typed "Avion Air Afrique:Premier Laison Via Stanleyville Juin 1937".

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Date: 1937, Jun 4
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F accelerated Air Afrique connection Elisabethville-Stanleyville, bs 4/6, cover franked 60c, typed "Avion Air Afrique:Premier Laison Via Stanleyville Juin 1937".
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Lot Number: 337

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Belgian Congo to Hungary, BOMA to BUDAPEST. Sabena all the way, through service from Boma arriving Russell's 20/1 via Leopoldville bs 20/1, then transferred 25/1 to  local Sabena Brussels-Budapest service arriving bs 25/1, Legiposta/Budapest 73 cds. Airmail etiquette cover F6 for F2.0 UPU plus F3.50 air fee.

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Date: 1938, Jan 18
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Belgian Congo to Hungary, BOMA to BUDAPEST. Sabena all the way, through service from Boma arriving Russell's 20/1 via Leopoldville bs 20/1, then transferred 25/1 to local Sabena Brussels-Budapest service arriving bs 25/1, Legiposta/Budapest 73 cds. Airmail etiquette cover F6 for F2.0 UPU plus F3.50 air fee.
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Lot Number: 334

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) 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, otherwise fine, see scan.

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Date: 1934, Jul 17
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

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, otherwise fine, see scan.
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