Lot Number: 370

(Zanzibar) F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, fine strike boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet, no b/s, printed "Hamilton Gem Merchants" cover, Imperial Airways

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Date: 1937, Jul 3
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Zanzibar

Description: F/F First Stage EAMS, Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, fine strike boxed "Post Office Zanzibar Empire Airmail Southbound First Flight Cover 3rd July 1937" cachet, no b/s, printed "Hamilton Gem Merchants" cover, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 336

(Tanganyika) East African coastal route feeder service, Dar es Salaam to Nairobi via Zanzibar, Tanga and Mombasa,  first flight Wilson Airways Tanga to Nairobi  bs 20/8, plain cover franked 35 cents, boxed  'Feeder Service' and 'By Airmail/Par Avion' cachets. Only 29 covers carried.

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Date: 1932, Aug 18
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Tanganyika

Description: East African coastal route feeder service, Dar es Salaam to Nairobi via Zanzibar, Tanga and Mombasa, first flight Wilson Airways Tanga to Nairobi bs 20/8, plain cover franked 35 cents, boxed 'Feeder Service' and 'By Airmail/Par Avion' cachets. Only 29 covers carried.
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Lot Number: 334

(Switzerland) Switzerland acceptance for First Regular North Atlantic Service, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, viaMarseille-Gare 24/5, imprint 'Mit Luftpost' etiquette cover franked 100c, ms 'First Flight of /the Yankee Clipper/Marseilles-New York/via Lisbon', fine strike official red cachet, uncommon. Image.

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Date: 1939, May 22
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Switzerland acceptance for First Regular North Atlantic Service, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, viaMarseille-Gare 24/5, imprint 'Mit Luftpost' etiquette cover franked 100c, ms 'First Flight of /the Yankee Clipper/Marseilles-New York/via Lisbon', fine strike official red cachet, uncommon. Image.
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Lot Number: 328

(Sudan) Cover flown  F/F WadI Halfa to Mwanza, bs Kisumu 10/3, Roessler airmail cover franked 2p 10ml, black 'First Flight/Halfa to Mwanza' biplane cachet, Imperial Airways. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Mar 12
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Sudan

Description: Cover flown F/F WadI Halfa to Mwanza, bs Kisumu 10/3, Roessler airmail cover franked 2p 10ml, black 'First Flight/Halfa to Mwanza' biplane cachet, Imperial Airways. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 330

(Sudan) First acceptance of mail from Sudan for USA for carriage on Imperial Airways inaugural East Africa-England service, Juba to London, Imperial Airways House London arrival verso, and on to Appleton, WIsc bs 29/3, black "First Flight/Juba to London" biplane F/F cachet, Roessler yellow/olive "London to Cape/Air Mail/First Flight" envelope, ref ROE.FF5, illustrated p91 Newton, franked 2P 15ml. Scarce final destination since only 154 were flown to London.

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Date: 1931, Mar 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Sudan

Description: First acceptance of mail from Sudan for USA for carriage on Imperial Airways inaugural East Africa-England service, Juba to London, Imperial Airways House London arrival verso, and on to Appleton, WIsc bs 29/3, black "First Flight/Juba to London" biplane F/F cachet, Roessler yellow/olive "London to Cape/Air Mail/First Flight" envelope, ref ROE.FF5, illustrated p91 Newton, franked 2P 15ml. Scarce final destination since only 154 were flown to London.
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Lot Number: 327

(St Vincent) Rare St Vincent "Hummingbird" flight to Barbados, bs 30/7, the first and only official air mail. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc St Vincent/30 JY 32 cds, typed "First Air Mail/Special First Flight St Vincent to Barbados/by Humming Bird". A letter of expertisation from Francis Field accompanies this item.

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Date: 1932, Jul 29
Est. price: £45.00
Category: St Vincent

Description: Rare St Vincent "Hummingbird" flight to Barbados, bs 30/7, the first and only official air mail. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc St Vincent/30 JY 32 cds, typed "First Air Mail/Special First Flight St Vincent to Barbados/by Humming Bird". A letter of expertisation from Francis Field accompanies this item.
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Lot Number: 319

(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: 304

(South Africa) F/F  Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, no arrival ds, uncommon red st. line "Miller Service, 1929", "Per First Flight" and "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, PC franked 4 1/2d. Image.

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Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: F/F Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, no arrival ds, uncommon red st. line "Miller Service, 1929", "Per First Flight" and "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, PC franked 4 1/2d. Image.
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Lot Number: 309

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Lobito, 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: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Lobito, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 310

(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: 285

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) NIGERIA TO SCOTLAND, MAIDUGURI TO KIRKWALL,  Delayed F/F, Elders Colonial AW/Imperial AW West Africa Feeder Service to Khartoum WAN2 by Daedalus (the first northbound feeder service to carry mail, see Wingent p179,80) then transferred to IAW South Africa - GB service AS319 carried to Cairo/Athens one day late by Hannibal, to London 25/2 by Scipio, and on by air to Kirkwall 26/2. Plain etiquette cover, franked  6d canc Maiduguri cds,  "First Flight/Airmail" hs. Only small mail from Maiduguri, see West African Airmails, The McCaig and Porter Collections, Priddy, B., West Africa Study Circle, 2012. Few hinge marks on flap, see image.

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Date: 1936, Feb 16
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: NIGERIA TO SCOTLAND, MAIDUGURI TO KIRKWALL, Delayed F/F, Elders Colonial AW/Imperial AW West Africa Feeder Service to Khartoum WAN2 by Daedalus (the first northbound feeder service to carry mail, see Wingent p179,80) then transferred to IAW South Africa - GB service AS319 carried to Cairo/Athens one day late by Hannibal, to London 25/2 by Scipio, and on by air to Kirkwall 26/2. Plain etiquette cover, franked 6d canc Maiduguri cds, "First Flight/Airmail" hs. Only small mail from Maiduguri, see West African Airmails, The McCaig and Porter Collections, Priddy, B., West Africa Study Circle, 2012. Few hinge marks on flap, see image.
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Lot Number: 253

(Nyasaland) F/F Limbe to Salisbury, b/s 8/3, Tunstall cover franked 8d, black boxed three line "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia" cachet , Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1934, Mar 7
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: F/F Limbe to Salisbury, b/s 8/3, Tunstall cover franked 8d, black boxed three line "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Southern Rhodesia" cachet , Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 254

(Nyasaland) The Nyasaland Feeder Service, Zomba to Salisbury bs 8/3, via Blantyre 83, etiquette cover franked 4d, good strike three line boxed 'First Flight/Regular Airmail Service/Nyasaland- Southern Rhodesia.

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: The Nyasaland Feeder Service, Zomba to Salisbury bs 8/3, via Blantyre 83, etiquette cover franked 4d, good strike three line boxed 'First Flight/Regular Airmail Service/Nyasaland- Southern Rhodesia.
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Lot Number: 209

(Greece) F/F Athens to Candia (Crete), printed 'EESS Greek Airlines First Flight cover franked 5D, violet boxed flight cachet, b/s, Societie Hellenique de Communications Aeriennes (Greek AL).

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Date: 1939, Apr 13
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Greece

Description: F/F Athens to Candia (Crete), printed 'EESS Greek Airlines First Flight cover franked 5D, violet boxed flight cachet, b/s, Societie Hellenique de Communications Aeriennes (Greek AL).
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Lot Number: 186

(GB Internal) Railway Air Service, an exceedingly rare first flight cover to Cowes Isle of Wight cancelled with the Douglas Isle of Man 10am postmark, Flown on the first stage to Manchester where the flight was terminated due to weather conditions, then forwarded by surface receiving theCowes 21 Aug backstamp. Franked with a KG V 1½d photogravure on its day of issue. Making it a double first (See Redgrove p61).

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Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £175.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, an exceedingly rare first flight cover to Cowes Isle of Wight cancelled with the Douglas Isle of Man 10am postmark, Flown on the first stage to Manchester where the flight was terminated due to weather conditions, then forwarded by surface receiving theCowes 21 Aug backstamp. Franked with a KG V 1½d photogravure on its day of issue. Making it a double first (See Redgrove p61).
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Lot Number: 180

(GB Internal) Provincial Airways Ltd, inauguration of the third GB Internal Airmail Service, " West Country Air Service", London to Plymouth, 3d orange bi-coloured vignette tied by Southampton 25 Nov 1933 machine cancel applied on arrival, framed "First Flight" cachet, plain cover. The service operated for six days only. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1933, Nov 25
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Provincial Airways Ltd, inauguration of the third GB Internal Airmail Service, " West Country Air Service", London to Plymouth, 3d orange bi-coloured vignette tied by Southampton 25 Nov 1933 machine cancel applied on arrival, framed "First Flight" cachet, plain cover. The service operated for six days only. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 147

(GB External) Handley Page, first flight London to Amsterdam, b/s 6/7, envelope with KG V franking to pay 3d air fee plus 2 1/2d postage, all tied by London Chief Office 5 JY 20 cachets. Service suspended 30/10, ref 20.19 Newall. Fine and rare, cat 600u Newall.

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Date: 1920, Jul 6
Est. price: £275.00
Category: GB External

Description: Handley Page, first flight London to Amsterdam, b/s 6/7, envelope with KG V franking to pay 3d air fee plus 2 1/2d postage, all tied by London Chief Office 5 JY 20 cachets. Service suspended 30/10, ref 20.19 Newall. Fine and rare, cat 600u Newall.
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Lot Number: 169

(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: £85.00
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: 174

(GB External) F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to New Guinea, bs Salamau 10/8, via Townsville, Aust. 8/8, franked 1 1/2d, typed "First Flight/to/New Guinea/at/1 1/2d Rate", plain cover, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1938, Jul 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to New Guinea, bs Salamau 10/8, via Townsville, Aust. 8/8, franked 1 1/2d, typed "First Flight/to/New Guinea/at/1 1/2d Rate", plain cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 176

(GB External) F/F IAW London to New York, bs 6/8, franked 1/3d, SCARCE PAN AM SOUVENIR COVER celebrating
the British Imperial Airways  first flight. Closed 1cm top edge nick, see scan. Does not detract, see scan.

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Date: 1939, Aug 5
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F IAW London to New York, bs 6/8, franked 1/3d, SCARCE PAN AM SOUVENIR COVER celebrating the British Imperial Airways first flight. Closed 1cm top edge nick, see scan. Does not detract, see scan.
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Lot Number: 117

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first flight accelerated London-Singapore service, London to Kuala Lumpur, bs 23/4, plain etiquette PC, correctly rated 6d, typed "1st Flight 8 day service". Horatius to Brindisi, Sylavanus FLYING BOAT to Cairo, Helena to Karachi and Athena to Singapore.The flight was accelerated from 9 1/2 to 8 days, and stops were now made at Kuala Lumour and Penang instead of Bandon and Alor Star. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1934, Apr 14
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Imperial Airways, first flight accelerated London-Singapore service, London to Kuala Lumpur, bs 23/4, plain etiquette PC, correctly rated 6d, typed "1st Flight 8 day service". Horatius to Brindisi, Sylavanus FLYING BOAT to Cairo, Helena to Karachi and Athena to Singapore.The flight was accelerated from 9 1/2 to 8 days, and stops were now made at Kuala Lumour and Penang instead of Bandon and Alor Star. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 93

(Channel Islands) First flight Guernsey to Southampton, special 'Martin' souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d, canc 22 MY 39..

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Date: 1939, May 22
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Channel Islands

Description: First flight Guernsey to Southampton, special 'Martin' souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d, canc 22 MY 39..
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Lot Number: 86

(Canada) Cherry Red Airline Ltd, F/F Lac La Longe to Ile a la Crosse, bs 25/12, plain cover franked 1c, black two line 'Via Air Mail/First Flight' hs, also black/red/white CL46 tied by red 'Cherry Red Airline Limited' hs,

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Date: 1929, Dec 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Canada

Description: Cherry Red Airline Ltd, F/F Lac La Longe to Ile a la Crosse, bs 25/12, plain cover franked 1c, black two line 'Via Air Mail/First Flight' hs, also black/red/white CL46 tied by red 'Cherry Red Airline Limited' hs,
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Lot Number: 66

(Belgian Congo) Postponed first flight, Congo to USA, COQUILHATVILLE to NEW YORK, bs 22/12, via Leopoldville 30/10, San Juan 20/12 and Miami 21/12, dual censored registered (label) cover, sealed Congo and US OBE 5630 New York censore tapes. Black boxed black first flight cachet "Depart Leopoldville Novembre 1941 / Depart reposte Decembre 1941" (intended for November F/F, but this was put of until the next month.), also '1ier Liaison Leopoldville-NY', Franked 35F 25c confirming by air via Sabena to Leopoldville, by air via Pan Am FAM 22 to San Juan (UNCOMMON), and on to New York by US internal air service via Miami. Nice item.

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Date: 1941, Dec 12
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Postponed first flight, Congo to USA, COQUILHATVILLE to NEW YORK, bs 22/12, via Leopoldville 30/10, San Juan 20/12 and Miami 21/12, dual censored registered (label) cover, sealed Congo and US OBE 5630 New York censore tapes. Black boxed black first flight cachet "Depart Leopoldville Novembre 1941 / Depart reposte Decembre 1941" (intended for November F/F, but this was put of until the next month.), also '1ier Liaison Leopoldville-NY', Franked 35F 25c confirming by air via Sabena to Leopoldville, by air via Pan Am FAM 22 to San Juan (UNCOMMON), and on to New York by US internal air service via Miami. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 64

(Bechuanaland) Palapye, Bechuanaland to Loanda, Angola, bs 22/8, SAA new West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, 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. Scarce.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: Palapye, Bechuanaland to Loanda, Angola, bs 22/8, SAA new West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, 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. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 65

(Bechuanaland) West Coast extension of the Kalahari Desert Feeder Service, Maun, Bechuanaland to Portiguese West Africa, Lobito, bs 22/8,  airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d per 1/2oz EAMS rate, 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. Few tone spots front and verso. See scan.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: West Coast extension of the Kalahari Desert Feeder Service, Maun, Bechuanaland to Portiguese West Africa, Lobito, bs 22/8, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d per 1/2oz EAMS rate, 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. Few tone spots front and verso. See scan.
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Lot Number: 60

(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: £175.00
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: 36

(Australia) F/F Melbourne to Sydney, bs 1/6, plain cover franked 4 1/2d,  Australian National Airways, typed 'Per ir Mail/First Flight/Melbourne-Sydney'.

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Date: 1930, Jun 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Melbourne to Sydney, bs 1/6, plain cover franked 4 1/2d, Australian National Airways, typed 'Per ir Mail/First Flight/Melbourne-Sydney'.
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Lot Number: 32

(Australia) Australian National Airways, F/F Sydney to Brisbane, registered (label) cover franked 7 1/2d canc Sydney cds, typed 'First Flight/Sydney-Brisbane', red/white/blue 'arrow' airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1930, Jan 1
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Australia

Description: Australian National Airways, F/F Sydney to Brisbane, registered (label) cover franked 7 1/2d canc Sydney cds, typed 'First Flight/Sydney-Brisbane', red/white/blue 'arrow' airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 31

(Australia) W.A.Airways Ltd, first flight Perth to Adelaide, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 4 1/2d, canc Perth 4th JUNE, 1929, red/black "See/By Air Mail/Western Queensland" vignette, typed "By First Air Mail Flight/Perth-Adelaide". This flight was scheduled for 2nd June, but was delayed until 4th June when but a small portion of the eastern mails was taken by a small plane to Kalgoorie. The bulk of the intended eastern F/F mail was flown to Adelaide on June 5th. This particular cover is one of the few carried on June 4th.

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Date: 1929, Jun 4
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: W.A.Airways Ltd, first flight Perth to Adelaide, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 4 1/2d, canc Perth 4th JUNE, 1929, red/black "See/By Air Mail/Western Queensland" vignette, typed "By First Air Mail Flight/Perth-Adelaide". This flight was scheduled for 2nd June, but was delayed until 4th June when but a small portion of the eastern mails was taken by a small plane to Kalgoorie. The bulk of the intended eastern F/F mail was flown to Adelaide on June 5th. This particular cover is one of the few carried on June 4th.
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Lot Number: 39

(Australia) New England Airways Ltd, F/F Sydney to Brisbane, bs 24/11, plain cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Sydney-Brisbane"

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Date: 1931, Nov 24
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: New England Airways Ltd, F/F Sydney to Brisbane, bs 24/11, plain cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Sydney-Brisbane"
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Lot Number: 54

(Australia) Butler Air Transport, F/F Bega to Sydney, bs,, following suspension of service by Adastra Airways.  plain cover franked 5d ,Butler Air Transport hs, typed 'First Flight Sydney - Bega -Butler Air Transport/per Gannet Monoplane/VH UVU',

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Date: 1940, Nov 1
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: Butler Air Transport, F/F Bega to Sydney, bs,, following suspension of service by Adastra Airways. plain cover franked 5d ,Butler Air Transport hs, typed 'First Flight Sydney - Bega -Butler Air Transport/per Gannet Monoplane/VH UVU',
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Lot Number: 50

(Australia) Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Melbourne, bs 28/11, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Mount Gambier to Melbourne". Small mail.

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Date: 1935, Nov 26
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Australia

Description: Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Melbourne, bs 28/11, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Mount Gambier to Melbourne". Small mail.
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Lot Number: 41

(Australia) Aircrafts Pty Ltd, F/F Brisbane to Cracow, bs 3/2, plain cover franked 5d, typed "By First Flight/Brisbane to Cracow".

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Date: 1934, Feb 3
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Australia

Description: Aircrafts Pty Ltd, F/F Brisbane to Cracow, bs 3/2, plain cover franked 5d, typed "By First Flight/Brisbane to Cracow".
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Lot Number: 11

(Alex Newall personal collection) Opening of Cairo-Baghdad-Basra service, Imperial Airways first flight, Cairo-Baghdad-Basra-Karaci, bs 20/1, airmail etiquette cover franked 25ml (rate to UK 10ml + air to Iraq 10ml + surcharge to India 3ml). IAW first company flight.. Reference # 27.03b,  Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.

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Date: 1927, Jan 11
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: Opening of Cairo-Baghdad-Basra service, Imperial Airways first flight, Cairo-Baghdad-Basra-Karaci, bs 20/1, airmail etiquette cover franked 25ml (rate to UK 10ml + air to Iraq 10ml + surcharge to India 3ml). IAW first company flight.. Reference # 27.03b, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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Lot Number: 12

(Alex Newall personal collection) Opening of Cairo-Baghdad-Basra service, Imperial Airways first flight, London-Cairo-Baghdad-Basra, bs 15/1, registered cover franked 8 1/d (overseas rate 2 1/2d+air to Iraq 3d+ reg 3d). IAW open a regular service with a DH66 Heracles. Reference # 27.03a,  Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.

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Date: 1927, Jan 12
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: Opening of Cairo-Baghdad-Basra service, Imperial Airways first flight, London-Cairo-Baghdad-Basra, bs 15/1, registered cover franked 8 1/d (overseas rate 2 1/2d+air to Iraq 3d+ reg 3d). IAW open a regular service with a DH66 Heracles. Reference # 27.03a, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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Lot Number: 124

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Portuguese East Africa, bs Beira 6/6 tying triangular Company de Mocambique 30c. Souvenir cover printed 'First Flight/Seaplane Service Between/Durban-England' franked 6d.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Portuguese East Africa, bs Beira 6/6 tying triangular Company de Mocambique 30c. Souvenir cover printed 'First Flight/Seaplane Service Between/Durban-England' franked 6d.
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Lot Number: 263

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) Philadelphia, CAM 19 first flight New York-Atlanta, airmail cover franked 10c air canc NY cds, official magenta flight cachet. Identified by Philadelphia 'May 1/9.30pm/28' bs, AAMC 280501.

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Date: 1928, May 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: Philadelphia, CAM 19 first flight New York-Atlanta, airmail cover franked 10c air canc NY cds, official magenta flight cachet. Identified by Philadelphia 'May 1/9.30pm/28' bs, AAMC 280501.
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