Lot Number: 362

(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: 346

(United States) Possible Pan Am/KLM 'test' flight, endorsed "Round the World Via US and Dutch Air Lines", San Francisco - Manila 1/3 - Batavia 11/3 - Newark, NJ 28/3, airmail cover addressed to KNILM Airways Batavia, franked 75c US stamps canc San Francisco Feb 9, 1936, then re-addressed to Newark, NJ and refranked Netherlands Indies 45c canc Batavia 12/3 cds, tying Dutch AV5 'Per Luchtpost/Par Avion' airmail etiquette. The first regular airmail flight from San Francisco to Manila was 10 weeks earlier on Nov 22, 1935. Interesting.

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Date: 1936, Feb 9
Est. price: £30.00
Category: United States

Description: Possible Pan Am/KLM 'test' flight, endorsed "Round the World Via US and Dutch Air Lines", San Francisco - Manila 1/3 - Batavia 11/3 - Newark, NJ 28/3, airmail cover addressed to KNILM Airways Batavia, franked 75c US stamps canc San Francisco Feb 9, 1936, then re-addressed to Newark, NJ and refranked Netherlands Indies 45c canc Batavia 12/3 cds, tying Dutch AV5 'Per Luchtpost/Par Avion' airmail etiquette. The first regular airmail flight from San Francisco to Manila was 10 weeks earlier on Nov 22, 1935. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 344

(United States) Round trip survey flight, Pan Am Sikorsky "Pan American Clipper" Survey Flight San Francisco-Hawaii and return, bs Honolulu 17/4, also cancelled Honolulu 22/4 for return to San Francisco, 23/4 arrival ds, large red flight Clifornia-Hawaii and blue Hawaii-California flight cachets. Only a few covers were carried on the round trip.

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Date: 1935, Apr 16
Est. price: £30.00
Category: United States

Description: Round trip survey flight, Pan Am Sikorsky "Pan American Clipper" Survey Flight San Francisco-Hawaii and return, bs Honolulu 17/4, also cancelled Honolulu 22/4 for return to San Francisco, 23/4 arrival ds, large red flight Clifornia-Hawaii and blue Hawaii-California flight cachets. Only a few covers were carried on the round trip.
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Lot Number: 302

(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: 262

(Puerto Rico) F/F FAM 6/10 combined, Brazillian extension San Juan to UC Consul, Santos, bs 1/12t, large violet flight cachet, Pan Am. Uncommon.

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Date: 1930, Nov 25
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Puerto Rico

Description: F/F FAM 6/10 combined, Brazillian extension San Juan to UC Consul, Santos, bs 1/12t, large violet flight cachet, Pan Am. Uncommon.
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Lot Number: 260

(Philippines) FIRST AIRMAIL/UNITED STATES/CHINA, Pacific Clipper Flight, F/F FAM 14, Hong Kong Clipper, Manila to Honolulu, b/s, Pan Am. Uncommon Roessler check border cover with cover with green 'Special Dcelivery' cachet.

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Date: 1937, Apr 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Philippines

Description: FIRST AIRMAIL/UNITED STATES/CHINA, Pacific Clipper Flight, F/F FAM 14, Hong Kong Clipper, Manila to Honolulu, b/s, Pan Am. Uncommon Roessler check border cover with cover with green 'Special Dcelivery' cachet.
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Lot Number: 261

(Philippines) Double censored wartime airmail,  Manila to London, airmail cover franked 1P 12c, violet 'Via Clipper' hs, typed 'Via Clipper/from Manila to USA/Via Sea Mail /from USA to England'. sealed brown likely US censor tap overlaid by GB PC90 OBE 686 censor tape, Flown to San Francisco by Pan Am FAM14 and US internal air service to New York, then sea to England. Image.

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Date: 1941, Nov 17
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Philippines

Description: Double censored wartime airmail, Manila to London, airmail cover franked 1P 12c, violet 'Via Clipper' hs, typed 'Via Clipper/from Manila to USA/Via Sea Mail /from USA to England'. sealed brown likely US censor tap overlaid by GB PC90 OBE 686 censor tape, Flown to San Francisco by Pan Am FAM14 and US internal air service to New York, then sea to England. Image.
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Lot Number: 258

(Peru) Rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp, Lima to Buenos Aires, bs and also BA 98/21 in small circle postman's mark, Gran Hotel Bolivia, Lima corner cover with detailed route map of Grace Line South America to New York service, franked 170c Peruvian stamps, canc Lima cds, fine strike of rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp. Some top lh corner damage, see scan. Early Panagra commercial mail flown out of Peru is hard to find. The name "Pan American Grace Airways Incorporated" lasted but a short time and the PAGAI cachet is therefore very scarce

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Date: 1931, Jun 15
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Peru

Description: Rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp, Lima to Buenos Aires, bs and also BA 98/21 in small circle postman's mark, Gran Hotel Bolivia, Lima corner cover with detailed route map of Grace Line South America to New York service, franked 170c Peruvian stamps, canc Lima cds, fine strike of rare violet "Correo Aereo/P.A.G.A.I." hand stamp. Some top lh corner damage, see scan. Early Panagra commercial mail flown out of Peru is hard to find. The name "Pan American Grace Airways Incorporated" lasted but a short time and the PAGAI cachet is therefore very scarce
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Lot Number: 265

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) Lindbergh crash F/F American Clipper, unlisted dispatch from Colon to Miami via Cristobal and on to New Jersey, flown by Lindbergh from Cristobal to Miami on the inaugural mail flight of the American Clipper , airmail cover franked 20c, black framed "Agencia de Colon/Vuelo de Lindbergh/Panama-EEUU" flight cachet, Pan Am. The flight was interrupted during take-off (AAMC 31.12A). Nice item, ex Krupnik.

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Date: 1931, Nov 24
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: Lindbergh crash F/F American Clipper, unlisted dispatch from Colon to Miami via Cristobal and on to New Jersey, flown by Lindbergh from Cristobal to Miami on the inaugural mail flight of the American Clipper , airmail cover franked 20c, black framed "Agencia de Colon/Vuelo de Lindbergh/Panama-EEUU" flight cachet, Pan Am. The flight was interrupted during take-off (AAMC 31.12A). Nice item, ex Krupnik.
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Lot Number: 248

(New Zealand) Capt. Musik, Pan Am 'Samoa Clipper', Trans-Pacific Survey Flight #2, New Zealand to Pago Pago, bs 1/1/38, souvenir cover, franked 6d, canc Auckland 31/12 cds, red framed fight cachet. 31st Dec is last known date and is relatively scarce.

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Date: 1937, Dec 31
Est. price: £18.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Capt. Musik, Pan Am 'Samoa Clipper', Trans-Pacific Survey Flight #2, New Zealand to Pago Pago, bs 1/1/38, souvenir cover, franked 6d, canc Auckland 31/12 cds, red framed fight cachet. 31st Dec is last known date and is relatively scarce.
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Lot Number: 223

(India) WWII censored registered (label) airmail cover, BOMBAY to PHILADELPHIA, bs 16/3, via Miami 14/3, sealed India censor tape (removed) was tied by India hexagonal DHC (Bombay) censor mark. Franked 2R 14 1/2 annas (2R 11 1/2 total air mail rate + 3 annas registration, Flown BOAC to Lisbon via Cairo and Gibraltar, then Pan Am FAM 18 to New York.

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Date: 1945, Feb 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored registered (label) airmail cover, BOMBAY to PHILADELPHIA, bs 16/3, via Miami 14/3, sealed India censor tape (removed) was tied by India hexagonal DHC (Bombay) censor mark. Franked 2R 14 1/2 annas (2R 11 1/2 total air mail rate + 3 annas registration, Flown BOAC to Lisbon via Cairo and Gibraltar, then Pan Am FAM 18 to New York.
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Lot Number: 175

(GB External) Pan Am 'Yankee Cipper' F/F England to Canada, bs Shediac 1/7, Montreal 2/7, elegant uncommon registered (label) souvenir 'Long May They Reign' cover triple 'THREE REIGN' franking inc KGV 10d, KGVI 2 1/2d and KEVIII set of 4, An unusual and attractive item.

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Date: 1939, Jun 22
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: Pan Am 'Yankee Cipper' F/F England to Canada, bs Shediac 1/7, Montreal 2/7, elegant uncommon registered (label) souvenir 'Long May They Reign' cover triple 'THREE REIGN' franking inc KGV 10d, KGVI 2 1/2d and KEVIII set of 4, An unusual and attractive item.
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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: 128

(Flying Boats) WWII precursor, Sydney to New York, sent to USA via the Empire Route to London and and onward transmission across Atlantic by sea, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1/7d (overpaid by 1d), canc Air Mail/Sydney/39MY38, etiquette cancelled by red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London to terminate carriage by air. Flown all the way by Short C Class S.30 flying boats, to Singapore by Qantas, and on to London by Imperial Airways.  An interesting item, Australian airmail to USA of this period usually went by the Pan Am Trans Pacific route. Some rough opening at top, hardly detracts, see scan.

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Date: 1938, May 30
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: WWII precursor, Sydney to New York, sent to USA via the Empire Route to London and and onward transmission across Atlantic by sea, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1/7d (overpaid by 1d), canc Air Mail/Sydney/39MY38, etiquette cancelled by red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London to terminate carriage by air. Flown all the way by Short C Class S.30 flying boats, to Singapore by Qantas, and on to London by Imperial Airways. An interesting item, Australian airmail to USA of this period usually went by the Pan Am Trans Pacific route. Some rough opening at top, hardly detracts, see scan.
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Lot Number: 101

(Cuba) F/F FAM 6,  Nuevitas to Miami, airmail cover franked 10c canc Nuevitas cds, and return to Havana 7/12, large purple framed flight cachet, Pan Am. Signed by the pilot C.M.Dewey.

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Date: 1931, Dec 6
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Cuba

Description: F/F FAM 6, Nuevitas to Miami, airmail cover franked 10c canc Nuevitas cds, and return to Havana 7/12, large purple framed flight cachet, Pan Am. Signed by the pilot C.M.Dewey.
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Lot Number: 92

(Canal Zone) F/F FAM 5, Cristobal to Maturin, Venezuela,cachet, b/s, Roessler small check corner cover, Pan Am

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Date: 1931, Feb 12
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Canal Zone

Description: F/F FAM 5, Cristobal to Maturin, Venezuela,cachet, b/s, Roessler small check corner cover, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 73

(Belgium) Belgium acceptance for Pan American F/F Marseille, bs 24/5 to New York, bs 27/5, plain cover franked 75c postage and 5F air surcharge, fine strike red flight cachet .

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Date: 1939, May 23
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium acceptance for Pan American F/F Marseille, bs 24/5 to New York, bs 27/5, plain cover franked 75c postage and 5F air surcharge, fine strike red flight cachet .
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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: 29

(Argentina) Pan Am, F/F Buenos Aires to Miami, bs 4/8, fine strike red boxed flight "3 de Agosto 1955/El Inter-Americano" flight cachet, airmail cover franked 100c, canc Buenos Aires/Argentina/Servicio Aeropostal/3 Ago 55' cds.

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Date: 1955, Aug 3
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Argentina

Description: Pan Am, F/F Buenos Aires to Miami, bs 4/8, fine strike red boxed flight "3 de Agosto 1955/El Inter-Americano" flight cachet, airmail cover franked 100c, canc Buenos Aires/Argentina/Servicio Aeropostal/3 Ago 55' cds.
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Lot Number: 131

(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: £10.00
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: 445

(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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