Lot Number: 355

(Ephemera) Capetown Clipper, the Boeing A314 flying boat which carried the FAM 22 first flight covers, moored at Bermuda. Lovely coloured photocard, 17x9cm,  with clear map of FAM routes, 17x11cm. Both mountd on album leaf. See scan.

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Date: Photographs
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Capetown Clipper, the Boeing A314 flying boat which carried the FAM 22 first flight covers, moored at Bermuda. Lovely coloured photocard, 17x9cm, with clear map of FAM routes, 17x11cm. Both mountd on album leaf. See scan.
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Lot Number: 372

(Ephemera) PAN Am Sikorsky S 42 'Clipper III'.  Repro PPC of painting by Vincent Killowry in Foynes Flying Boat Museum.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: PAN Am Sikorsky S 42 'Clipper III'. Repro PPC of painting by Vincent Killowry in Foynes Flying Boat Museum.
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Lot Number: 321

(Ephemera) Short S.26 G Class flying boat 'Golden Hind, G-AFCI, on the water, original B&W photograph.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Short S.26 G Class flying boat 'Golden Hind, G-AFCI, on the water, original B&W photograph.
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Lot Number: 322

(Ephemera) Short S.30 C Class flying boat  'Clifton' G-AFPZ, about to take off, original B&W photograph. Not commonly seen.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Short S.30 C Class flying boat 'Clifton' G-AFPZ, about to take off, original B&W photograph. Not commonly seen.
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Lot Number: 324

(Ephemera) Short S-30c 'Champion', repro of beautiful multocoloured IAW poster by Colin Ashford showing plane G-AFCT taxiing, See scan.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Short S-30c 'Champion', repro of beautiful multocoloured IAW poster by Colin Ashford showing plane G-AFCT taxiing, See scan.
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Lot Number: 319

(Ephemera) Short Empire flying boat 'Ceres' about to take off, an original unused 'Valentines' B&W photocard.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Short Empire flying boat 'Ceres' about to take off, an original unused 'Valentines' B&W photocard.
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Lot Number: 325

(Ephemera) Short Singapore, an original early B&W photograph showing plane afloat.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Short Singapore, an original early B&W photograph showing plane afloat.
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Lot Number: 315

(Ephemera) 'Daily Mail' Waterplane Circuit, 1912, an original unused 'B&W photocard showing 70 HP Henry Farman afloat.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: 'Daily Mail' Waterplane Circuit, 1912, an original unused 'B&W photocard showing 70 HP Henry Farman afloat.
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Lot Number: 317

(Ephemera) Flying boat 'City of Alexandria' afloat, an original unused 'Tucks' B&W photocard.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Flying boat 'City of Alexandria' afloat, an original unused 'Tucks' B&W photocard.
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Lot Number: 326

(Ephemera) The Mayo Composite Plane, an original unused 'Valentines' B&W photocard showing individual pictures of  'Maia' and 'Mercury', and one picture of them conjoined. Fine.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: The Mayo Composite Plane, an original unused 'Valentines' B&W photocard showing individual pictures of 'Maia' and 'Mercury', and one picture of them conjoined. Fine.
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Lot Number: 318

(Ephemera) Seaplane, a ? Fairy IIID landing on the Wangpu River, Weiheiwei, c1927. Believed to be from HMS Vindictive, an aircraft carrier with catapult which sailed from the UK on 1/1/26 on a two year commission in the China Station.. A clue is the ms verso 'The early 1920's/and the International Civil Registration for Wei-hai-wei was VP-W'.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Seaplane, a ? Fairy IIID landing on the Wangpu River, Weiheiwei, c1927. Believed to be from HMS Vindictive, an aircraft carrier with catapult which sailed from the UK on 1/1/26 on a two year commission in the China Station.. A clue is the ms verso 'The early 1920's/and the International Civil Registration for Wei-hai-wei was VP-W'.
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Lot Number: 316

(Ephemera) Daily Mail Waterplane Circuit, 1912, original B&W photocard showing 70 H.P Henry Farman waterplane on beach.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Daily Mail Waterplane Circuit, 1912, original B&W photocard showing 70 H.P Henry Farman waterplane on beach.
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Lot Number: 366

(Ephemera) Flying boat 'Centurion' being loaded with mails at Southampton docks to start the Empire Airmail Scheme, 29 June, 1937, PO commemorative PPC.

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Date: Picture postcards
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Flying boat 'Centurion' being loaded with mails at Southampton docks to start the Empire Airmail Scheme, 29 June, 1937, PO commemorative PPC.
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Lot Number: 360

(Ephemera) Imperial Airways flying boat 'Cambria', operating long range flights to the Far East and Australia. B&W photograph c 1934, from an original negative showing the plane's name and registration number, 10x15cm. Watermark for display only.

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Date: Photographs
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Imperial Airways flying boat 'Cambria', operating long range flights to the Far East and Australia. B&W photograph c 1934, from an original negative showing the plane's name and registration number, 10x15cm. Watermark for display only.
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Lot Number: 323

(Ephemera) Short S23 ' flying boat 'Camilla', operating on the IAW/Qantas South Africa-Australia service, crashed ort Moresby 1943. B&W photograph c 1938, from an original negative showing the plane's name and registration number, 10x15cm. Watermark for display only.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Short S23 ' flying boat 'Camilla', operating on the IAW/Qantas South Africa-Australia service, crashed ort Moresby 1943. B&W photograph c 1938, from an original negative showing the plane's name and registration number, 10x15cm. Watermark for display only.
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Lot Number: 282

(Swaziland) Scarce, Swaziland to London, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, via Durban etiquette cover franked 5d canc Bremersdorf (Swaziland) cds..

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Date: 1937, Jun 4
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Swaziland

Description: Scarce, Swaziland to London, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, via Durban etiquette cover franked 5d canc Bremersdorf (Swaziland) cds..
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Lot Number: 257

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Austria to Egypt, VIENNA to ALEXANDRIA, bs 2/5. By DLH to Athens where transferred to Imperial Airways Africa FIRST ACCELERATED southbound service AS 444 on flying boat Cassiopeia arriving Alexandria 2/5. Attractive pale blue PSE with dark blue border all round (not picked up in scan), franked 80G1K 16 ore. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. .Difficult to find.

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Date: 1937, Apr 29
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Austria to Egypt, VIENNA to ALEXANDRIA, bs 2/5. By DLH to Athens where transferred to Imperial Airways Africa FIRST ACCELERATED southbound service AS 444 on flying boat Cassiopeia arriving Alexandria 2/5. Attractive pale blue PSE with dark blue border all round (not picked up in scan), franked 80G1K 16 ore. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991. .Difficult to find.
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Lot Number: 247

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) A SIGNIFICANT ITEM, London to Zanzibar, bs 18/8, via Nairobi 17/8, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76, by flying boat Scipio from Brindisi to W.Halfa, C.Arundel to Khartoum, and C.Stonehaven to Nairobi. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at reduced air mail rate AND the first mail to connect with Wilson Airways first Nairobi-Dar Coastal Feeder Service. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p28, pub 1991. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Great item for the exhibit.

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Date: 1932, Aug 8
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: A SIGNIFICANT ITEM, London to Zanzibar, bs 18/8, via Nairobi 17/8, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76, by flying boat Scipio from Brindisi to W.Halfa, C.Arundel to Khartoum, and C.Stonehaven to Nairobi. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at reduced air mail rate AND the first mail to connect with Wilson Airways first Nairobi-Dar Coastal Feeder Service. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p28, pub 1991. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Great item for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 246

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) A SIGNIFICANT ITEM, London to Nairobi, bs 17/8, PC franked 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76 by flying boat Scipio to W.Halfa, C.Arundel to Khartoum, and C.Stonehaven to Nairobi. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at reduced air mail rate AND the first mail to connect with Wilson Airways first Nairobi-Dar Coastal Feeder Service. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.

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Date: 1932, Aug 8
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: A SIGNIFICANT ITEM, London to Nairobi, bs 17/8, PC franked 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76 by flying boat Scipio to W.Halfa, C.Arundel to Khartoum, and C.Stonehaven to Nairobi. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at reduced air mail rate AND the first mail to connect with Wilson Airways first Nairobi-Dar Coastal Feeder Service. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.
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Lot Number: 245

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) France to Egypt, PARIS TO CAIRO on the weekly Air Orient flight, posted Paris 13/7 cds,  leaving Marseilles 14/7, carried by flying boat to Beirut 15/7, and (likely) on by air to Cairo bs 16/7. Plain cover, red/black etiquette, franked F5.50 for likely carriage 'all the way' by air to include Lebanon to Marseille F3/10g air fee + 50c/0-20/g colonial. Good routing.

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Date: 1932, Jul 13
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: France to Egypt, PARIS TO CAIRO on the weekly Air Orient flight, posted Paris 13/7 cds, leaving Marseilles 14/7, carried by flying boat to Beirut 15/7, and (likely) on by air to Cairo bs 16/7. Plain cover, red/black etiquette, franked F5.50 for likely carriage 'all the way' by air to include Lebanon to Marseille F3/10g air fee + 50c/0-20/g colonial. Good routing.
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Lot Number: 250

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Tanganyika to Austria. MOSHI TO VIENNA, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN96 which left the same day and arrived Brindisi 14 January (b/s 15 January), on C.Delhi to Kisumu 8/1, Horsa to Wadi Halfa 11/1 and flying boat Scipio to Brindisi, then surface to Vienna. Plain cover, 'Par Avion/By Air Mail' hs and black cross Jusqu'a applied at Brindisi and annulling carriage by air, DOUBLE RATED 1.65c (75c x2 air fee + 15c ordinary).

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Date: 1933, Jan 7
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Tanganyika to Austria. MOSHI TO VIENNA, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN96 which left the same day and arrived Brindisi 14 January (b/s 15 January), on C.Delhi to Kisumu 8/1, Horsa to Wadi Halfa 11/1 and flying boat Scipio to Brindisi, then surface to Vienna. Plain cover, 'Par Avion/By Air Mail' hs and black cross Jusqu'a applied at Brindisi and annulling carriage by air, DOUBLE RATED 1.65c (75c x2 air fee + 15c ordinary).
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Lot Number: 248

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) South Africa To Germany, YEOVILLE (JOHANNESBURG) TO BERLIN by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN88 which left Cape Town 9/11 on C.Baghdad, arriving Brindisi 18/11 on Scipio flying boat via Khartoum 15/11 on C.Coventry. On by surface to Berlin 20/11 arrival ds. Registered 4d PE with additional 2/-,  RATED 2/4 for 4d registration plus 2/- for double air rate.

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Date: 1932, Nov 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: South Africa To Germany, YEOVILLE (JOHANNESBURG) TO BERLIN by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN88 which left Cape Town 9/11 on C.Baghdad, arriving Brindisi 18/11 on Scipio flying boat via Khartoum 15/11 on C.Coventry. On by surface to Berlin 20/11 arrival ds. Registered 4d PE with additional 2/-, RATED 2/4 for 4d registration plus 2/- for double air rate.
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Lot Number: 241

(Recovered/Salvaged ) RARE PILOT SIGNED, Short S23 Empire flying boat CALYPSO made forced landing in English Channel, Cover date stamped  Pretoria 19 December 1938, flown by S.A. Airways Coast Service to Durban to connect with IAW service DN 156 (departed 25/12). After making an overnight stop at St. Nazaire, she was flying to Southampton on 31/12 (one day late) when she experienced engine trouble and was forced to land in the Channel near Alderney. She was towed to Cherbourg by the Swedish motor tanker Rigel, arriving at 06.00 on 1/1/39. Mails and passengers were flown to London by an Imperial AW plane, arriving the same morning, but two days late. COVER SIGNED BY PILOT Comdr. G.S .BROWN/31/12/38, Ref #381231, Sandford £250/300. Only a few covers are known, so a pilot signed example is likely to be RARE. Also newspaper cuttings and pictures also accompany this item. See scans

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Date: 1938, Dec 31
Est. price: £385.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged

Description: RARE PILOT SIGNED, Short S23 Empire flying boat CALYPSO made forced landing in English Channel, Cover date stamped Pretoria 19 December 1938, flown by S.A. Airways Coast Service to Durban to connect with IAW service DN 156 (departed 25/12). After making an overnight stop at St. Nazaire, she was flying to Southampton on 31/12 (one day late) when she experienced engine trouble and was forced to land in the Channel near Alderney. She was towed to Cherbourg by the Swedish motor tanker Rigel, arriving at 06.00 on 1/1/39. Mails and passengers were flown to London by an Imperial AW plane, arriving the same morning, but two days late. COVER SIGNED BY PILOT Comdr. G.S .BROWN/31/12/38, Ref #381231, Sandford £250/300. Only a few covers are known, so a pilot signed example is likely to be RARE. Also newspaper cuttings and pictures also accompany this item. See scans
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Lot Number: 195

(Interruptions and Accidents) PILOT SIGNED 'CASTOR' Interrupted FIRST FLIGHT flight, SOUTHAMPTON TO ALEXANDRIA bs 10/2. Carried by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA EASTBOUND SERVICE IE 521. Cover posted London 5/2/37, departed Southampton 6/2 on 'CASTOR' but returned after 10 mins with oiled up spark plug; unable to depart next day due to gales. She then encountered bad weather in the Rhone valley  which required a deviation to Hourtin and again at Marseilles from where she departed 2 days late, arriving Alexandria 1 day late, see Wingent p191. plain cover franked KE VIII 1/2d, 1d, 2 1/2d, typed ''1st Regular Flying Boat/Service by Castor', and signed by the pilot commander H.W.C.ALGER. Also  original unused Tuck's B&W PPC of 'Castor' taking off. SCARCE item in exhibition condition

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Date: 1937, Feb 5
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents

Description: PILOT SIGNED 'CASTOR' Interrupted FIRST FLIGHT flight, SOUTHAMPTON TO ALEXANDRIA bs 10/2. Carried by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA EASTBOUND SERVICE IE 521. Cover posted London 5/2/37, departed Southampton 6/2 on 'CASTOR' but returned after 10 mins with oiled up spark plug; unable to depart next day due to gales. She then encountered bad weather in the Rhone valley which required a deviation to Hourtin and again at Marseilles from where she departed 2 days late, arriving Alexandria 1 day late, see Wingent p191. plain cover franked KE VIII 1/2d, 1d, 2 1/2d, typed ''1st Regular Flying Boat/Service by Castor', and signed by the pilot commander H.W.C.ALGER. Also original unused Tuck's B&W PPC of 'Castor' taking off. SCARCE item in exhibition condition
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Lot Number: 110

(GB External) LONDON to NAIROBI, bs 27/11, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#195, by Heracles to Brindisi, flying boat Satyrus to Khartoum, and Horsa to Nairobi. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at the NEW air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p64, pub 1991.

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Date: 1934, Nov 17
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON to NAIROBI, bs 27/11, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#195, by Heracles to Brindisi, flying boat Satyrus to Khartoum, and Horsa to Nairobi. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at the NEW air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p64, pub 1991.
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Lot Number: 100

(GB External) LONDON to WADI HALFA bs 14/8, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76, by flying boat Scipio from Brindisi to W.Halfa. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at REDUCED air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p28, pub 1991. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1932, Aug 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON to WADI HALFA bs 14/8, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76, by flying boat Scipio from Brindisi to W.Halfa. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at REDUCED air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p28, pub 1991. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 98

(GB External) LONDON to CAIRO, bs 13/8, PC correctly rated 2d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76, by flying boat Scipio from Brindisi to Alexandria. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at REDUCED air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p28, pub 1991. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1932, Aug 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON to CAIRO, bs 13/8, PC correctly rated 2d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76, by flying boat Scipio from Brindisi to Alexandria. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at REDUCED air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p28, pub 1991. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 89

(Flying Boats) AMERICAN EXPORT AIRLINES SURVEY FLIGHT, New York to Cristobal, bs 5/2, via Nassau bs 3/2 and Kingston 4/2, company cover, 23x10cm, with red/blue corner logo, MIXED franking with US stamp 3/2, Bahamas stamps 4/2 and Jamaica stamp 4/2. Also picture of the AEA Consolidated 28-4 flying boat ' Transatlantic' which carried the cover, in flight. Mounted on album leaf, SCARCE item.

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Date: 1941, Feb 3
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: AMERICAN EXPORT AIRLINES SURVEY FLIGHT, New York to Cristobal, bs 5/2, via Nassau bs 3/2 and Kingston 4/2, company cover, 23x10cm, with red/blue corner logo, MIXED franking with US stamp 3/2, Bahamas stamps 4/2 and Jamaica stamp 4/2. Also picture of the AEA Consolidated 28-4 flying boat ' Transatlantic' which carried the cover, in flight. Mounted on album leaf, SCARCE item.
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Lot Number: 88

(Flying Boats) FIRST TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT from La Guardia Marine Terminal, USA to UK, bs 5/4, airmail etiquette cover, addressed to J.Wotherspoon, Scotland (signed by him verso), franked 30c, canc Springfield Mar 30  1940, typed 'via Trans-Atlantic/Clipper', SIGNED BY CAPT. CHAS A. LORBER. Carried by the Yankee Clipper on a record US-Europe and return flight. Also a B&W PPC of La Guardia Field airview including 'Atlantic Clipper' and Marine Base. Scarce item, mounted on album leaf, and in fine condition.

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Date: 1940, Mar 30
Est. price: £175.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: FIRST TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT from La Guardia Marine Terminal, USA to UK, bs 5/4, airmail etiquette cover, addressed to J.Wotherspoon, Scotland (signed by him verso), franked 30c, canc Springfield Mar 30 1940, typed 'via Trans-Atlantic/Clipper', SIGNED BY CAPT. CHAS A. LORBER. Carried by the Yankee Clipper on a record US-Europe and return flight. Also a B&W PPC of La Guardia Field airview including 'Atlantic Clipper' and Marine Base. Scarce item, mounted on album leaf, and in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 76

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to London, Ibstock arrival ds tying 1/2 GB stamp, carried by 'Courtier' all the way. Attractive pale/dark 'Hotel Majestic, Durban'  cover  franked 6d. SIGNED BY PILOT, Com. W.Alcock, RMA 'Courtier'.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to London, Ibstock arrival ds tying 1/2 GB stamp, carried by 'Courtier' all the way. Attractive pale/dark 'Hotel Majestic, Durban' cover franked 6d. SIGNED BY PILOT, Com. W.Alcock, RMA 'Courtier'.
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Lot Number: 73

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, (Jo'burg) -Durban to Lindi, Tanganyika,  bs 11/6, printed souvenir cover franked 5d.

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

Description: Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, (Jo'burg) -Durban to Lindi, Tanganyika, bs 11/6, printed souvenir cover franked 5d.
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Lot Number: 74

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Uplands Limoru, Kenya, 9/6 arrival ds on front, etiquette cover franked 5d.

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

Description: Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Uplands Limoru, Kenya, 9/6 arrival ds on front, etiquette cover franked 5d.
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Lot Number: 75

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Uplands, Kenya, bs 9/6, etiquette cover franked 5d.

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

Description: Imperial Airways, by Courtier all the way, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Uplands, Kenya, bs 9/6, etiquette cover franked 5d.
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Lot Number: 78

(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. Attractive pale/dark 'Hotel Majestic, Durban'  cover  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. Attractive pale/dark 'Hotel Majestic, Durban' cover franked 6d.
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Lot Number: 79

(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: 77

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service AN 453, Durban to Lourenco Marques, bs 7/6, etiquette letter franked 6d, carried by COURTIER.

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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 Lourenco Marques, bs 7/6, etiquette letter franked 6d, carried by COURTIER.
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Lot Number: 82

(Flying Boats) South Africa to GB, Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service via coastal route FLOWN ALL THE WAY BY COURTIER, IAW northbound service #453. Durban to London, 14/6 arrival ds over stamp on front, PPC with superb B&W photo of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, franked 3d.

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Date: 1937, Jun 6
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: South Africa to GB, Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service via coastal route FLOWN ALL THE WAY BY COURTIER, IAW northbound service #453. Durban to London, 14/6 arrival ds over stamp on front, PPC with superb B&W photo of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, franked 3d.
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Lot Number: 81

(Flying Boats) South Africa to GB, Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service via coastal route FLOWN ALL THE WAY BY COURTIER, IAW northbound service #453. Brakpan (a mining town in the Gauteng province ) to London, 14/6 arrival ds over stamp on front, PPC franked 3d.

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

Description: South Africa to GB, Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service via coastal route FLOWN ALL THE WAY BY COURTIER, IAW northbound service #453. Brakpan (a mining town in the Gauteng province ) to London, 14/6 arrival ds over stamp on front, PPC franked 3d.
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Lot Number: 80

(Flying Boats) Imperial Airways, first northbound all flying boat service via coastal route flown all the way by Courtier, IAW northbound service #453. Jo'burg to bs Huddersfield 17/6 London, etiquette cover 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 via coastal route flown all the way by Courtier, IAW northbound service #453. Jo'burg to bs Huddersfield 17/6 London, etiquette cover franked 6d.
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Lot Number: 83

(Flying Boats) Laurenco Marques to London, Rotherham 21/6 arrival ds on front, inauguration of the imperial Airways Coastal Flying Boat Service, first acceptance of northbound mails from L. Marques, carried all the way by Imperial Airways 'Canopus', IAW northbound service #455. Commercial Union cover with company logo embossed on flap, franked 1.75E with 1936 Moz A8 postage due label for airmail with ms Frs 0.42f, used to pay the air fee. Small mail, nice item

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Date: 1937, Jun 10
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Laurenco Marques to London, Rotherham 21/6 arrival ds on front, inauguration of the imperial Airways Coastal Flying Boat Service, first acceptance of northbound mails from L. Marques, carried all the way by Imperial Airways 'Canopus', IAW northbound service #455. Commercial Union cover with company logo embossed on flap, franked 1.75E with 1936 Moz A8 postage due label for airmail with ms Frs 0.42f, used to pay the air fee. Small mail, nice item
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Lot Number: 84

(Flying Boats) DOUBLE FIRST FLIGHT, carried all the way by FLYING BOAT 'CORSAIR' from Durban to Southampton, bs Reading 13/7, FIRST MAIL from S. AFRICA UNDER E.M.A.S, and the first service to carry mail from the WILSON AIRWAYS FIRST HIGHLANDS FEEDER SERVICE, franked 1 1/2d, large black flying boat cachet, Signed retrospectively by Capt E.S.Alcock, the commander of flying boat 'Courtier' on IAW Africa northbound service DN1 which had carried the last surcharge mail from S.Africa and had also collected the mal from Wilson AW first  Nairobi-Kisumu Shuttle Service en route. ONLY 12 FLOWN. Also newspaper cutting showing head and shoulders picture of Capt. Alcock. A super flying boat cover with lots of history and in fine condition.

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Date: 1937, Jul 1
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: DOUBLE FIRST FLIGHT, carried all the way by FLYING BOAT 'CORSAIR' from Durban to Southampton, bs Reading 13/7, FIRST MAIL from S. AFRICA UNDER E.M.A.S, and the first service to carry mail from the WILSON AIRWAYS FIRST HIGHLANDS FEEDER SERVICE, franked 1 1/2d, large black flying boat cachet, Signed retrospectively by Capt E.S.Alcock, the commander of flying boat 'Courtier' on IAW Africa northbound service DN1 which had carried the last surcharge mail from S.Africa and had also collected the mal from Wilson AW first Nairobi-Kisumu Shuttle Service en route. ONLY 12 FLOWN. Also newspaper cutting showing head and shoulders picture of Capt. Alcock. A super flying boat cover with lots of history and in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 85

(Flying Boats) DOUBLE FIRST FLIGHT, IAW Eastbound service CE1, carried all the way by flying boats 'CENTURION' AND 'COOLANGATTA', from Southampton to Calcutta, bs 1/3, being the F/F to carry E.A.M.S Stage 2 mail from UK to India, and the F/F to connect with TATA Sons first Karachi-Madras service, plain cover franked 1 1/2d,  SIGNED BY PILOT  CAPT. G.U.ALLEN commander of 'Centurion'. Also an informative newspaper cutting showing Capt. Allen at the controls during final trials at Hythe. A super flying boat cover with lots of history and in fine condition.

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Date: 1938, Feb 21
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: DOUBLE FIRST FLIGHT, IAW Eastbound service CE1, carried all the way by flying boats 'CENTURION' AND 'COOLANGATTA', from Southampton to Calcutta, bs 1/3, being the F/F to carry E.A.M.S Stage 2 mail from UK to India, and the F/F to connect with TATA Sons first Karachi-Madras service, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, SIGNED BY PILOT CAPT. G.U.ALLEN commander of 'Centurion'. Also an informative newspaper cutting showing Capt. Allen at the controls during final trials at Hythe. A super flying boat cover with lots of history and in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 86

(Flying Boats) FIRST EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT SOUTHAMPTON TO ALEXANDRIA, bs 28/1, and MAIDEN SERVICE FLIGHT BY 'CASSIOPEIA', on IAW southbound service AS 417, plain cover correctly rated 3d , large black flying boat cachet, ms 'Per Flying Boat 'Cassiopeia to Alexandria',  SIGNED BY PILOT  Capt. Griffith Powell. Also a superb original and unused B&W Tuck's photo card, and two informative newspaper cuttings and a head and shoulders picture of Capt. Powell.  A super flying boat item in fine condition.

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Date: 1938, Feb 21
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: FIRST EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT SOUTHAMPTON TO ALEXANDRIA, bs 28/1, and MAIDEN SERVICE FLIGHT BY 'CASSIOPEIA', on IAW southbound service AS 417, plain cover correctly rated 3d , large black flying boat cachet, ms 'Per Flying Boat 'Cassiopeia to Alexandria', SIGNED BY PILOT Capt. Griffith Powell. Also a superb original and unused B&W Tuck's photo card, and two informative newspaper cuttings and a head and shoulders picture of Capt. Powell. A super flying boat item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 46

(Bermuda) Imperial Airways Empire  Flying Boat 'Cavalier' and the Pan Am AW 'Bermuda Clipper' at Bermuba. Original IAW B&W photograph, 20x15cm.

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Date: 1939, Aug 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Bermuda

Description: Imperial Airways Empire Flying Boat 'Cavalier' and the Pan Am AW 'Bermuda Clipper' at Bermuba. Original IAW B&W photograph, 20x15cm.
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Lot Number: 385

(Reference Material) "Imperial Airways Empire Flying Boat Services 1936-1939", P.Wingent 1997. An A4 softback, 175pp, consisting of 344 reports from the Southampton 'Southern Daily Echo' between 1936-39 in presented in chronological order, 17 maps of the Empire airmail routes, and four separate checklists for the Imperial Airways Africa service, the Imperial Airways India/Australia service, the Imperial Airways Trans-Atlantic service and the Pan American Trans-Atlantic service. Available for purchase from Airmail Collector priced at £35.00.

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Date: Reference material
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Reference Material

Description: "Imperial Airways Empire Flying Boat Services 1936-1939", P.Wingent 1997. An A4 softback, 175pp, consisting of 344 reports from the Southampton 'Southern Daily Echo' between 1936-39 in presented in chronological order, 17 maps of the Empire airmail routes, and four separate checklists for the Imperial Airways Africa service, the Imperial Airways India/Australia service, the Imperial Airways Trans-Atlantic service and the Pan American Trans-Atlantic service. Available for purchase from Airmail Collector priced at £35.00.
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Lot Number: 87

(Flying Boats) F/F FAM 18 Southern North Atlantic route, Horta-New York, bs 27/5, blue cachet, b/s, uncommon cream/grey black souvenir cover with attractive picture of flying boat in flight, Pan Am.

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Date: 1939, May 26
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: F/F FAM 18 Southern North Atlantic route, Horta-New York, bs 27/5, blue cachet, b/s, uncommon cream/grey black souvenir cover with attractive picture of flying boat in flight, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 70

(Flying Boats) SANA flying boat, F/F Malta to Tripoli, bs 18/6, franked 2 1/2d canc violet 'Air Mail/Malta' cds, violet "1st Air Mail" cachet. Only short notice of this flight was given, so only small numbers were flown.

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Date: 1931, Jun 18
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: SANA flying boat, F/F Malta to Tripoli, bs 18/6, franked 2 1/2d canc violet 'Air Mail/Malta' cds, violet "1st Air Mail" cachet. Only short notice of this flight was given, so only small numbers were flown.
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Lot Number: 71

(Flying Boats) Netherlands/Royal Naval Air Force survey flight, Manila to Sourabaya (Java), bs 15/3, Hong Kong Bank (embossed on flap) cover franked 16c, large purple boxed 'Air Mail' hs and fine strike violet framed  "Via Flying Boats/Netherlands/Royal Naval Air Force" cache verso.

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Date: 1935, Mar 11
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Netherlands/Royal Naval Air Force survey flight, Manila to Sourabaya (Java), bs 15/3, Hong Kong Bank (embossed on flap) cover franked 16c, large purple boxed 'Air Mail' hs and fine strike violet framed "Via Flying Boats/Netherlands/Royal Naval Air Force" cache verso.
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Lot Number: 72

(Flying Boats) RAF Flying Boat, Manila to Hong Kong, bs 16/2, cover franked 16c, fine strike black framed cachet, b/s, airmail cover. Image.

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Date: 1936, Feb 16
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: RAF Flying Boat, Manila to Hong Kong, bs 16/2, cover franked 16c, fine strike black framed cachet, b/s, airmail cover. Image.
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Lot Number: 320

(Ephemera) Short S.23 C Class flying boat 'Canopus, G-ADHL, coming in to land, original B&W photograph.

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Date: Flying Boats
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Ephemera

Description: Short S.23 C Class flying boat 'Canopus, G-ADHL, coming in to land, original B&W photograph.
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