Lot Number: 519

(Aviation Postal History) WWII LEAFLET DROPPED OVER BOUNEMOUTH by RAF 19/2/41 in connection with 'War Weapons Weak'. Scarce and very fine.

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Date: Other collateral items
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Aviation Postal History

Description: WWII LEAFLET DROPPED OVER BOUNEMOUTH by RAF 19/2/41 in connection with 'War Weapons Weak'. Scarce and very fine.
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Lot Number: 471

(United States) Underpaid airmail from USN Heavy Cruiser serving in the Pacific theatre in the early years of WWII,  franked 20c air canc 'U.S.S'JUN 21/1941/CHICAGO, also 2x10c PD's applied at at Wilmington, and 'Via Trans-Pacific/Air Mail' and 'Postage Due (ms 20) cents' hand stamps. Could have been posted from Canton or Medway, see Boyle p36.

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Date: 1941, Jun 21
Est. price: £30.00
Category: United States

Description: Underpaid airmail from USN Heavy Cruiser serving in the Pacific theatre in the early years of WWII, franked 20c air canc 'U.S.S'JUN 21/1941/CHICAGO, also 2x10c PD's applied at at Wilmington, and 'Via Trans-Pacific/Air Mail' and 'Postage Due (ms 20) cents' hand stamps. Could have been posted from Canton or Medway, see Boyle p36.
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Lot Number: 393

(Scarce/Unusual Routing) RARE pre WWII airmail, St Helena to England, via South Africa, carried all the way by Cassiopia from Durban to Southampton 3/7 on Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN 459, oval registered Barnes 5/7 arrival ds, registered (label) cover franked 1/- for 2d Imperial, 3d registration, 6d air fee, and 1d excess?. This service carried the last surcharged mail from East Africa, N&S Rhodesia and Nyasaland, before introduction of Empire Airmail Scheme, see Wingent p123. Super item in fine condition, see scan.

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Date: 1937, May 19
Est. price: £250.00
Category: Scarce/Unusual Routing

Description: RARE pre WWII airmail, St Helena to England, via South Africa, carried all the way by Cassiopia from Durban to Southampton 3/7 on Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN 459, oval registered Barnes 5/7 arrival ds, registered (label) cover franked 1/- for 2d Imperial, 3d registration, 6d air fee, and 1d excess?. This service carried the last surcharged mail from East Africa, N&S Rhodesia and Nyasaland, before introduction of Empire Airmail Scheme, see Wingent p123. Super item in fine condition, see scan.
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Lot Number: 345

(Palestine) WWII airmail, Jerusalem to San Francisco, etiquette cover franked 100ml and sealed by ADEN RED/WHITE PC22 CENSOR TAPE. correctly franked for carriage by  BOAC to Aden and Cairo and OAT by BOAC trans-Africa route to Lagos. Then flown by land based aircraft from Lagos to Miami on  Pan Am's reinstated trans-Atlantic route via FISHERMAN'S LAKE. Interesting.

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Date: 1943, Jan 29
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Palestine

Description: WWII airmail, Jerusalem to San Francisco, etiquette cover franked 100ml and sealed by ADEN RED/WHITE PC22 CENSOR TAPE. correctly franked for carriage by BOAC to Aden and Cairo and OAT by BOAC trans-Africa route to Lagos. Then flown by land based aircraft from Lagos to Miami on Pan Am's reinstated trans-Atlantic route via FISHERMAN'S LAKE. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 278

(India) WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x17cm, franked  8R 14annas 6 p(KGVI 14 As x10 + 2As 6p), sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark. Correctly franked annas for inclusive x9 weight franking. Some top edge crumple, see scan..

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Date: 1941, Sep 4
Est. price: £75.00
Category: India

Description: WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x17cm, franked 8R 14annas 6 p(KGVI 14 As x10 + 2As 6p), sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark. Correctly franked annas for inclusive x9 weight franking. Some top edge crumple, see scan..
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Lot Number: 142

(Flying boat flights) Qantas first Australia-Singapore service after cessation of WWII by flying boat 'Coriolanus', company cover franked 2 1/2d, postmarked Sydney 4 Oct 45, b/s, 4pm 8.10.45, SIGNED BY THE PILOT CAPT K G CALDWELL AND THE CO-PILOT. AAMC 1009

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Date: 1945, Oct 4
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Flying boat flights

Description: Qantas first Australia-Singapore service after cessation of WWII by flying boat 'Coriolanus', company cover franked 2 1/2d, postmarked Sydney 4 Oct 45, b/s, 4pm 8.10.45, SIGNED BY THE PILOT CAPT K G CALDWELL AND THE CO-PILOT. AAMC 1009
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Lot Number: 104

(Canada) Early post WWII airmail, Canada to the Gold Coast, Montreal to Hohoe, Gold Coast Colony, bs 17/5, registered (hs) cover franked 21c, carried on the first official flight from Montreal to Washington, OAT by US internal airlines to Miami, 17/4, then by surface to GCC. An uncommon destination - interesting and unusual.

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Date: 1946, Apr 15
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Canada

Description: Early post WWII airmail, Canada to the Gold Coast, Montreal to Hohoe, Gold Coast Colony, bs 17/5, registered (hs) cover franked 21c, carried on the first official flight from Montreal to Washington, OAT by US internal airlines to Miami, 17/4, then by surface to GCC. An uncommon destination - interesting and unusual.
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Lot Number: 279

(India) WWII censored registered (label) airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Commercial corner double rate cover correctly franked 28 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi  triangular censor mark. Fine.

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Date: 1941, Sep 25
Est. price: £30.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored registered (label) airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Commercial corner double rate cover correctly franked 28 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi triangular censor mark. Fine.
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Lot Number: 277

(India) WWII censored airmail from Sialkot to Johannesburg, carried to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Commercial corner single rate cover franked 14 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi  triangular censor mark,

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Date: 1940, Nov 10
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored airmail from Sialkot to Johannesburg, carried to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Commercial corner single rate cover franked 14 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi triangular censor mark,
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Lot Number: 158

(France) Early post WWII F/F Bron to Le Bourget, attractive souvenir Stamp Day card franked 1F30 special Expo postmark, pale blue/grey Expo vignette tied by fine strike red framed 'Vol Bron-Le Bourget/Lyon 30 Juin 1946'. Image.

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Date: 1946, Jun 30
Est. price: £10.00
Category: France

Description: Early post WWII F/F Bron to Le Bourget, attractive souvenir Stamp Day card franked 1F30 special Expo postmark, pale blue/grey Expo vignette tied by fine strike red framed 'Vol Bron-Le Bourget/Lyon 30 Juin 1946'. Image.
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Lot Number: 156

(France) WWII airmail communication between Occupied France and Algeria, brown/cream 1F20 Formula Card, uncancelled bearing uncommon  'Bordeaux Gare Avion /Surtaxe Aerienne/le 16.6.42, frs 1' cachet, typed 'Par Avion', with message verso dated 13 Juin 1942. From June 1940 to November 1942 Formula Cards had to be used in France.Image.

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Date: 1942, Jun 13
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: WWII airmail communication between Occupied France and Algeria, brown/cream 1F20 Formula Card, uncancelled bearing uncommon 'Bordeaux Gare Avion /Surtaxe Aerienne/le 16.6.42, frs 1' cachet, typed 'Par Avion', with message verso dated 13 Juin 1942. From June 1940 to November 1942 Formula Cards had to be used in France.Image.
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Lot Number: 155

(France) Dual censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, plain cover franked 2F50 postage and 1F25 air, canc Ceyrat cds, sealed by French censor tape at Marseille and GB censor tape OBE 1119, ms 'Par Avion' cancelled with Marseille black double bar Jusqu'a. Image.

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Date: 1941, Sep 18
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: Dual censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, plain cover franked 2F50 postage and 1F25 air, canc Ceyrat cds, sealed by French censor tape at Marseille and GB censor tape OBE 1119, ms 'Par Avion' cancelled with Marseille black double bar Jusqu'a. Image.
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Lot Number: 419

(South Africa) WWII censored airmail South Africa to Switzerland, JOHANNESBURG to GENEVA. By Imperial Airways Africa Service flight # DN250 which left 12 February (9 days late). arriving Brindisi 17/8 (9 days late). Then train via Milan and Chiasso to Geneva.Plain cover sealed South Africa censor tape, Franked 1/3 for air rate.

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Date: 1940, Feb 6
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South Africa

Description: WWII censored airmail South Africa to Switzerland, JOHANNESBURG to GENEVA. By Imperial Airways Africa Service flight # DN250 which left 12 February (9 days late). arriving Brindisi 17/8 (9 days late). Then train via Milan and Chiasso to Geneva.Plain cover sealed South Africa censor tape, Franked 1/3 for air rate.
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