Lot Number: 591

(Ephemera) Banhidi and Bisitsante, two famous Hungarian pilots of the Gerle 13 biplane, original unused B&W photocard. Bבnhidi achieved fame with the Gerle 13 when in 1933 he made a long-distance flight of 12,258 km around the Mediterranean. Later the same year, he flew from Hungary through northern Europe to England and back to Hungary,his route taking him from Debrecen to Rapla, Helsingfors, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Croydon, and then non-stop back to Debrecen.

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

Description: Banhidi and Bisitsante, two famous Hungarian pilots of the Gerle 13 biplane, original unused B&W photocard. Bבnhidi achieved fame with the Gerle 13 when in 1933 he made a long-distance flight of 12,258 km around the Mediterranean. Later the same year, he flew from Hungary through northern Europe to England and back to Hungary,his route taking him from Debrecen to Rapla, Helsingfors, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Croydon, and then non-stop back to Debrecen.
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Lot Number: 521

(World War II) Censored WWII airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, imprint etiquette cover. franked 4 x1/- Lyre bird, correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, violet diamond Australia 1103 censor mark, black 'California Clipper' hs. Flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.

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Date: 1941, Oct 2
Est. price: £25.00
Category: World War II

Description: Censored WWII airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Sydney to New York, imprint etiquette cover. franked 4 x1/- Lyre bird, correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, violet diamond Australia 1103 censor mark, black 'California Clipper' hs. Flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.
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Lot Number: 493

(United States) FAM 5 New Orleans service to Guatemala City, New Orleans to Managua, 13/6 arrival de on front, Pan Am red/blue/pale grey souvenir airmail cover, 24cmx 10cm, imprint etiquette "First Flight/Airmail/New Orleans/To/Managua/June 13 1945", large black framed 'Vuelo Inaugural/Ruta/New Orleans-Panama'. Scarce, this particlar leg is currently unlisted.

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Date: 1943, Jun 13
Est. price: £25.00
Category: United States

Description: FAM 5 New Orleans service to Guatemala City, New Orleans to Managua, 13/6 arrival de on front, Pan Am red/blue/pale grey souvenir airmail cover, 24cmx 10cm, imprint etiquette "First Flight/Airmail/New Orleans/To/Managua/June 13 1945", large black framed 'Vuelo Inaugural/Ruta/New Orleans-Panama'. Scarce, this particlar leg is currently unlisted.
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Lot Number: 488

(United States) Pan Am F/F FAM 19, Los Angeles to Honolulu, b/s,blue cachet, uncommon printed "First Flight/Los Angeles to Canton Island/South Pacific Air Mail Route" souvenir cover.

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Date: 1940, Jul 12
Est. price: £8.00
Category: United States

Description: Pan Am F/F FAM 19, Los Angeles to Honolulu, b/s,blue cachet, uncommon printed "First Flight/Los Angeles to Canton Island/South Pacific Air Mail Route" souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 421

(Singapore) F/F Pan Am FAM 14 extension Singapore to San Francisco, bs, censored airmail cover, 21x11cm, franked 1$50, fine F/F cachet.

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Date: 1941, May 10
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Singapore

Description: F/F Pan Am FAM 14 extension Singapore to San Francisco, bs, censored airmail cover, 21x11cm, franked 1$50, fine F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 354

(New Zealand) First inclusion of Fiji in FAM 19 service,  Auckland to Suva, airmail cover franked 1/3d, official cachet.

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Date: 1941, Nov 11
Est. price: £8.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First inclusion of Fiji in FAM 19 service, Auckland to Suva, airmail cover franked 1/3d, official cachet.
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Lot Number: 307

(Liberia) Addition of Fisherman's Lake, attempted FFC by FAM 22 from Fisherman's Lake to New Jersey, airmail cover franked Liberia 50c on 10c airmail, large 75mm diameter cachet 'FIRST FLIGHT/LIBERIA-US' (the return of a flight from Miami on 9 February). Bt then the US War Department had forbade carrying of FFC's so probably sent by ship. or illustration and background. See American Air Mail Catalogue 6th edition, Vol 3(2004), p266.

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Date: 1942, Feb 14
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Liberia

Description: Addition of Fisherman's Lake, attempted FFC by FAM 22 from Fisherman's Lake to New Jersey, airmail cover franked Liberia 50c on 10c airmail, large 75mm diameter cachet 'FIRST FLIGHT/LIBERIA-US' (the return of a flight from Miami on 9 February). Bt then the US War Department had forbade carrying of FFC's so probably sent by ship. or illustration and background. See American Air Mail Catalogue 6th edition, Vol 3(2004), p266.
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Lot Number: 246

(Hong Kong) Neat and fine green/cream printed 'Forces Airmail/Par Avion' envelope with embossed green 'Kings Shropshire Light Infantry' logo on flap, franked 2 1/2d canc (army) PO to England, 24/8/51 arrival ds on front, posted from SS Empire Fowey, Kowloon. She served as a troopship until 1960, and also carried servicemen's families to the naval dockyard on Singapore in the early 1950's.

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Date: 1951, Aug 20
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Hong Kong

Description: Neat and fine green/cream printed 'Forces Airmail/Par Avion' envelope with embossed green 'Kings Shropshire Light Infantry' logo on flap, franked 2 1/2d canc (army) PO to England, 24/8/51 arrival ds on front, posted from SS Empire Fowey, Kowloon. She served as a troopship until 1960, and also carried servicemen's families to the naval dockyard on Singapore in the early 1950's.
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Lot Number: 234

(Germany) Germany to USA, flown by LATI, rare double rate censored WWII imprint etiquette airmail cover, Berlin to New York, uncommon red Berlin 8 1 41 455rpf machine cancel, typed "Mit Luftpost uber Sudamerika", ms "8g", sealed black/white German OKW censor tape, code e Frankfurt, also small German framed number censor marks. Correctly rated 450rpf for double rate Germany to USA via LATI (2x 215rpf air fee + 25rpf basic, see Beith p38). Flown Rome to Brazil by LATI, FAM 6 to Buenos Aires, then Panagra Pacific coast route to USA (see ?Pacific route endorsement below etiquette) and on to Cristobal for exchange of airlines, FAM 8 to Brownsville, then CAM 22 and internal airline to final destination. An expensive, but effective, method of sending Axis airmail to USA to avoid British censorship in Bermuda (FAM 18) and Jamaica (FAM 5).  A superb exhibit item in particularly fine condition.

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Date: 1941, Jan 8
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Germany

Description: Germany to USA, flown by LATI, rare double rate censored WWII imprint etiquette airmail cover, Berlin to New York, uncommon red Berlin 8 1 41 455rpf machine cancel, typed "Mit Luftpost uber Sudamerika", ms "8g", sealed black/white German OKW censor tape, code e Frankfurt, also small German framed number censor marks. Correctly rated 450rpf for double rate Germany to USA via LATI (2x 215rpf air fee + 25rpf basic, see Beith p38). Flown Rome to Brazil by LATI, FAM 6 to Buenos Aires, then Panagra Pacific coast route to USA (see ?Pacific route endorsement below etiquette) and on to Cristobal for exchange of airlines, FAM 8 to Brownsville, then CAM 22 and internal airline to final destination. An expensive, but effective, method of sending Axis airmail to USA to avoid British censorship in Bermuda (FAM 18) and Jamaica (FAM 5). A superb exhibit item in particularly fine condition.
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Lot Number: 202

(GB External) The Red Cross Postal Message Scheme. Cover send to Geneva from London, franked 5d, ms ' Red Cross Postal Message Scheme' and 'Air Mail', opened by censor and dealt with in accordance with the March 1941 Post Office Notice. Under arrangements made by the British Red Cross Society and The Order of St John brief messages could be sent by relatives to persons residing in Enemy Territory. The messages we're limited to 20 words and had to relate to only to family matters.

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Date: 1942, Sep 17
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: The Red Cross Postal Message Scheme. Cover send to Geneva from London, franked 5d, ms ' Red Cross Postal Message Scheme' and 'Air Mail', opened by censor and dealt with in accordance with the March 1941 Post Office Notice. Under arrangements made by the British Red Cross Society and The Order of St John brief messages could be sent by relatives to persons residing in Enemy Territory. The messages we're limited to 20 words and had to relate to only to family matters.
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Lot Number: 112

(Chinese Macau) F/F FAM 14, Macau to Honolulu, purple cachet, purple par avion cachet, b/s, airmail cover, Pan Am

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Date: 1937, Apr 28
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Chinese Macau

Description: F/F FAM 14, Macau to Honolulu, purple cachet, purple par avion cachet, b/s, airmail cover, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 111

(Chinese Macau) F/F FAM 14, Macau to Guam, cachet, purple par avion cachet, b/s, airmail cover, Pan Am

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Date: 1937, Apr 28
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Chinese Macau

Description: F/F FAM 14, Macau to Guam, cachet, purple par avion cachet, b/s, airmail cover, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 114

(Chinese Macau) Trans Pacific F/F FAM 14, Macau to San Francisco, violet Macao-USA flight cachet, "par avion" hs, Pan Am.

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Date: 1937, Apr 28
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Chinese Macau

Description: Trans Pacific F/F FAM 14, Macau to San Francisco, violet Macao-USA flight cachet, "par avion" hs, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 113

(Chinese Macau) Trans Pacific F/F FAM 14, 'Hong Kong' Clipper, Macao to Manila, violet circular receiver, violet 'Macau to USA' flight cachet, airmail cover with map of route, franked 1936 'Avaio' opt set  of 6,

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Date: 1937, Apr 28
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Chinese Macau

Description: Trans Pacific F/F FAM 14, 'Hong Kong' Clipper, Macao to Manila, violet circular receiver, violet 'Macau to USA' flight cachet, airmail cover with map of route, franked 1936 'Avaio' opt set of 6,
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Lot Number: 110

(China) F/F FAM 14 China Clipper, China to San Francisco, bs 4/5, registered (label) printed souvenir cover with blue/red route map along bottom franked $1.70 canc Shanghai cds, fine official circular green "China-USA First Flight",  violet "Hong Kong to San Francisco/Via CNAC HongKong.....", and brown "First Air  Mail/China to USA" cachet s on front, also 'Received First Flght' hs and typed 'Hold For First Flight', Lovely item

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Date: 1937, Apr 26
Est. price: £45.00
Category: China

Description: F/F FAM 14 China Clipper, China to San Francisco, bs 4/5, registered (label) printed souvenir cover with blue/red route map along bottom franked $1.70 canc Shanghai cds, fine official circular green "China-USA First Flight", violet "Hong Kong to San Francisco/Via CNAC HongKong.....", and brown "First Air Mail/China to USA" cachet s on front, also 'Received First Flght' hs and typed 'Hold For First Flight', Lovely item
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Lot Number: 100

(Canada) Canada first acceptance for Jamaica for carriage on the FAM 5 F/F Miami to Kingston bs 3/12, plain cover franked 10c Canada stamps canc Walker Airport, Ont, large violet framed F/F cachet.

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Date: 1929, Sep 17
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Canada

Description: Canada first acceptance for Jamaica for carriage on the FAM 5 F/F Miami to Kingston bs 3/12, plain cover franked 10c Canada stamps canc Walker Airport, Ont, large violet framed F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 39

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette 'Semper Integro' logo cover franked 5/10d, typed "Aus-NZ-UK Air Mail", sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet  two line 'Passed By Censor/S.109' hs, violet 'California Clipper' hs. Correctly rated 5/10 for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.

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Date: 1942, Feb 2
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette 'Semper Integro' logo cover franked 5/10d, typed "Aus-NZ-UK Air Mail", sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet two line 'Passed By Censor/S.109' hs, violet 'California Clipper' hs. Correctly rated 5/10 for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails.
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Lot Number: 38

(Australia) Wartime airmail, 'air all the way' Australia to Canada, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Double Bay/NSW to Ottawa, censored imprint etiquette air cover franked 2/-, 1/6d and 5d, canc double Bay cds, ms NZ-USA-Canada, violet two line 'California Clipper' hs, sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape, violet two line 'Passed By/Censor/S.103 (Sydney) hs. Correctly rated 3/11d for the Pacific 'all air' service to CANADA, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US/Canadian internal air service to Ottawa (Boyle p860). This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.

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Date: 1940, Oct 23
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, 'air all the way' Australia to Canada, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, Double Bay/NSW to Ottawa, censored imprint etiquette air cover franked 2/-, 1/6d and 5d, canc double Bay cds, ms NZ-USA-Canada, violet two line 'California Clipper' hs, sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape, violet two line 'Passed By/Censor/S.103 (Sydney) hs. Correctly rated 3/11d for the Pacific 'all air' service to CANADA, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US/Canadian internal air service to Ottawa (Boyle p860). This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.
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