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Ireland, 1924, May 02
Flown by Alan J Cobham, first experimental mail, Belfast to Liverpool, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Belfast cds, no arrival ds, violet straight line "Belfast to Liverpool 1st Trip" flight cachet, black/dark blue P25 airmail etiquette.

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(Ireland) First experimental service, Belfast to Liverpool, franked 2d including British Empire Exhibition 1d, canc 'Belfast/2.15pm/2  My/24' cds, blue/black P25 airmail etiquette. Flown by Alan Cobham.

Ireland, 1924, May 2
First experimental service, Belfast to Liverpool, franked 2d including British Empire Exhibition 1d, canc 'Belfast/2.15pm/2 My/24' cds, blue/black P25 airmail etiquette. Flown by Alan Cobham.

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(Ireland) Ireland to Egypt, early airmail cover from Port Laoise, Ireland, to Alexandria, bs 29/10, and violet oval "Anglo Egyptian Bank/Correspondence/Oct 30 1924/Alexandria Egypt" dated receiver on the front, plain cover franked 10d (4x 1922 Provisional Government of Ireland opts SG 4a, canc Port Laoise cds, tying dark blue/black bilingual Irish/English P.25 airmail etiquette, typed "Via London-Cairo Airmail". Flown on the London-Paris Friday air service to connect at Marseilles with the weekly P&O service to the Far East, see Proud Postal History of British Air Mails, p246. Nice item

Ireland, 1924, Oct 21
Ireland to Egypt, early airmail cover from Port Laoise, Ireland, to Alexandria, bs 29/10, and violet oval "Anglo Egyptian Bank/Correspondence/Oct 30 1924/Alexandria Egypt" dated receiver on the front, plain cover franked 10d (4x 1922 Provisional Government of Ireland opts SG 4a, canc Port Laoise cds, tying dark blue/black bilingual Irish/English P.25 airmail etiquette, typed "Via London-Cairo Airmail". Flown on the London-Paris Friday air service to connect at Marseilles with the weekly P&O service to the Far East, see Proud Postal History of British Air Mails, p246. Nice item

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(Ireland) Ireland to Egypt, early airmail cover from Port Laoise, Ireland, to Alexandria, violet oval "Anglo Egyptian Bank/Correspondence/Oct 30 1924/Alexandria Egypt" dated receiver, plain cover franked 10d (4x 1922 Provisional Government of Ireland opts SG 4a), canc Port Laoise cds, tying dark blue/black bilingual Irish/English P.25 airmail etiquette, typed "Via London-Cairo Airmail". Flown on the London-Paris Friday air service to connect at Marseilles with the weekly P&O service to the Far East, see Proud Postal History of British Air Mails, p246. Nice item

Ireland, 1924, Oct 21
Ireland to Egypt, early airmail cover from Port Laoise, Ireland, to Alexandria, violet oval "Anglo Egyptian Bank/Correspondence/Oct 30 1924/Alexandria Egypt" dated receiver, plain cover franked 10d (4x 1922 Provisional Government of Ireland opts SG 4a), canc Port Laoise cds, tying dark blue/black bilingual Irish/English P.25 airmail etiquette, typed "Via London-Cairo Airmail". Flown on the London-Paris Friday air service to connect at Marseilles with the weekly P&O service to the Far East, see Proud Postal History of British Air Mails, p246. Nice item

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(Ireland) First Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum-Kisumu, Dublin to Kisumu, bs 31/3,plain PC franked 2 1/2d x2 and 3d, canc Baile Atha Claith cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arran ged to/operate from London, March 10/1927 but abandoned owing to/breakdown of Hydroplane on/Lake Victoria", black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Francis Field hs verso. Scarce item in fine condition. Newall 27.10b, rated 320 units.

Ireland, 1927, Mar 08
First Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum-Kisumu, Dublin to Kisumu, bs 31/3,plain PC franked 2 1/2d x2 and 3d, canc Baile Atha Claith cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arran ged to/operate from London, March 10/1927 but abandoned owing to/breakdown of Hydroplane on/Lake Victoria", black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Francis Field hs verso. Scarce item in fine condition. Newall 27.10b, rated 320 units.

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(Ireland) First Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from London-Cairo-Jinja,, Dublin to Jinja, bs 4/4, via Kisumu, b/s 31/3, also red circular cachet ""Kenya-Sudan/Mr 31/27/Air Mail", Eire 1/2d PSE with additional 6d canc Baille 8/3, green label "Per 1st flight/from Cairo", etiquette. The service was officially arranged to operate from London on March 10 1927, but was abandoned due to breakdown of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria", Francis Field hs verso, rated 320 points (Newall p 89). This item is in fine condition.

Ireland, 1927, Mar 8
First Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from London-Cairo-Jinja,, Dublin to Jinja, bs 4/4, via Kisumu, b/s 31/3, also red circular cachet ""Kenya-Sudan/Mr 31/27/Air Mail", Eire 1/2d PSE with additional 6d canc Baille 8/3, green label "Per 1st flight/from Cairo", etiquette. The service was officially arranged to operate from London on March 10 1927, but was abandoned due to breakdown of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria", Francis Field hs verso, rated 320 points (Newall p 89). This item is in fine condition.

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(Ireland) Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, cover with green three line cachet,  flown 27th September, 1928 Belfast to Liverpool, bs 27/9 . Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat.  Image.

Ireland, 1927, Sep 27
Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, cover with green three line cachet, flown 27th September, 1928 Belfast to Liverpool, bs 27/9 . Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.

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(Ireland) Experimental airmail, Belfast to Liverpool by flying boat, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d, violet "By Flying Boat" hs, ms "By Flying Boat", dark blue/black airmail etiquette.

Ireland, 1928, Sep 27
Experimental airmail, Belfast to Liverpool by flying boat, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d, violet "By Flying Boat" hs, ms "By Flying Boat", dark blue/black airmail etiquette.

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(Ireland) Imperial Airways Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, printed souvenir cover in pale blue advertising Liverpool Civic Week, franked 2 1/2d, red three line cachet, flown from Belfast to Liverpool, bs 25/9, Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.

Ireland, 1928, Sep 28
Imperial Airways Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, printed souvenir cover in pale blue advertising Liverpool Civic Week, franked 2 1/2d, red three line cachet, flown from Belfast to Liverpool, bs 25/9, Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.

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(Ireland) Imperial Airways Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, printed souvenir cover in pink advertising Liverpool Civic Week, flown from Belfast to Liverpool, bs 29/9, franked 2 1/2d, green three line cachet. Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.

Ireland, 1928, Sep 29
Imperial Airways Liverpool-Belfast Air Mail Experiments, printed souvenir cover in pink advertising Liverpool Civic Week, flown from Belfast to Liverpool, bs 29/9, franked 2 1/2d, green three line cachet. Mail carried in the 'Calcutta' flying boat. Image.

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(Ireland) Experimental airmail, Belfast to Liverpool by flying boat, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d, violet "By Flying Boat" hs, dark blue/black airmail etiquette. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Ireland, 1928, Sep 29
Experimental airmail, Belfast to Liverpool by flying boat, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d, violet "By Flying Boat" hs, dark blue/black airmail etiquette. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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(Ireland) Experimental flight Galway to London, arrival ds on front, plain cover franked 2d, magenta oval flight cachet, Irish Airways Ltd. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Ireland, 1929, Aug 26
Experimental flight Galway to London, arrival ds on front, plain cover franked 2d, magenta oval flight cachet, Irish Airways Ltd. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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(Ireland) Experimental flight Galway to London, red oval cachet, green straight line "1st Galway-London" cachet, buff cover franked 20a, canc Galway cds, Irish Airways Ltd. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Signed by pilot Col. Charles F. Russell.

Ireland, 1929, Aug 26
Experimental flight Galway to London, red oval cachet, green straight line "1st Galway-London" cachet, buff cover franked 20a, canc Galway cds, Irish Airways Ltd. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Signed by pilot Col. Charles F. Russell.

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(Ireland) Experimental flight Galway to London, no b/s, red oval cachet, green st line "1st Galway-London" hs, Irish Airways Ltd.

Ireland, 1929, Aug 26
Experimental flight Galway to London, no b/s, red oval cachet, green st line "1st Galway-London" hs, Irish Airways Ltd.

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(Ireland) Experimental flight Galway to London, cover franked 2p canc Galway cds, red oval flight cachet, violet two line 'First Experimental Airmail/Galway-Croydon', Irish Airways Ltd

Ireland, 1929, Aug 26
Experimental flight Galway to London, cover franked 2p canc Galway cds, red oval flight cachet, violet two line 'First Experimental Airmail/Galway-Croydon', Irish Airways Ltd

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(Ireland) Experimental flight Galway to London, 27/8 arrival ds on front, plain cover franked 2d, magenta oval flight cachet, typed 'Per Air Mail Galway to London/26th August 1929'. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Image.

Ireland, 1929, Aug 26
Experimental flight Galway to London, 27/8 arrival ds on front, plain cover franked 2d, magenta oval flight cachet, typed 'Per Air Mail Galway to London/26th August 1929'. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Image.

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(Ireland) Dublin to Delhi, bs 7/1, first acceptance Irish mail for IAW extension of the Indian route to Jodhpur and Delhi, plain cover, franked Irish 10d canc Baile Atha Cliath cds's, ms "First Despatch on Karachi - Delhi/Extension", black/blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. See illustration Newall pp 305..

Ireland, 1929, Dec 27
Dublin to Delhi, bs 7/1, first acceptance Irish mail for IAW extension of the Indian route to Jodhpur and Delhi, plain cover, franked Irish 10d canc Baile Atha Cliath cds's, ms "First Despatch on Karachi - Delhi/Extension", black/blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. See illustration Newall pp 305..

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(Ireland) Dublin to Jodhpur, bs 6/1, first acceptance Irish mail for Imperial Airways extension of the Indian route to Jodhpur and Delhi,  plain cover, franked Irish 1d, 2d x3, and 3d canc Baile Atha Cliath cds's, typed endorsement "By First Despatch on the/Extension of Indian Airmail/from Karachi to Jodhpur", black/blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Nice item, see illustrations Newall pp304,305..

Ireland, 1929, Dec 29
Dublin to Jodhpur, bs 6/1, first acceptance Irish mail for Imperial Airways extension of the Indian route to Jodhpur and Delhi, plain cover, franked Irish 1d, 2d x3, and 3d canc Baile Atha Cliath cds's, typed endorsement "By First Despatch on the/Extension of Indian Airmail/from Karachi to Jodhpur", black/blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Nice item, see illustrations Newall pp304,305..

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(Ireland) Dublin to Delhi, 7/1 l cds on front, bs 6/1, first acceptance Irish mail for Imperial Airways extension of the Indian route to Jodhpur and Delhi, Irish 1d PSC with additional 1/2d and 5d, canc Baile Atha Cliath cds's, black/blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair, Capt. T.A.Smye hs verso. Nice item, see illustrations Newall pp304,305..

Ireland, 1929, Dec 29
Dublin to Delhi, 7/1 l cds on front, bs 6/1, first acceptance Irish mail for Imperial Airways extension of the Indian route to Jodhpur and Delhi, Irish 1d PSC with additional 1/2d and 5d, canc Baile Atha Cliath cds's, black/blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair, Capt. T.A.Smye hs verso. Nice item, see illustrations Newall pp304,305..

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(Ireland) Dublin acceptance for Nairobi, Kenya, bs 11/3, via Kisumu 10/3, carried on the first London-East Africa service, official blue/white "map" cover, franked 9 1/2d GV 1922 opts, canc Baile Atha Cliath cds's, typed endorsement "First Flight London to Kisumu", black/blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair.Imperial AW/Airways House/London hs verso, Imperial Airways. Scarce acceptance.

Ireland, 1931, Feb 27
Dublin acceptance for Nairobi, Kenya, bs 11/3, via Kisumu 10/3, carried on the first London-East Africa service, official blue/white "map" cover, franked 9 1/2d GV 1922 opts, canc Baile Atha Cliath cds's, typed endorsement "First Flight London to Kisumu", black/blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair.Imperial AW/Airways House/London hs verso, Imperial Airways. Scarce acceptance.

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(Ireland) Scarce acceptance of mail from Ireland for Australia, for carriage on the  Imperial Airways First Experimental Extension London-India to Australia service, Dublin to Darwin, bs 25/4, Smye cover franked 1/6 1/2d, canc Baile Atha Ciath cds, dark blue/black airmail etiquette. The plane (City of Cairo) made forced landing near Kupang on 19/4, mail carried to Darwin by Kingsford Smith, and on to Melbourne by Qantas. Signed by the pilot Sir Charles KIngsford Smith. A superb item in fine condition.

Ireland, 1931, Apr 2
Scarce acceptance of mail from Ireland for Australia, for carriage on the Imperial Airways First Experimental Extension London-India to Australia service, Dublin to Darwin, bs 25/4, Smye cover franked 1/6 1/2d, canc Baile Atha Ciath cds, dark blue/black airmail etiquette. The plane (City of Cairo) made forced landing near Kupang on 19/4, mail carried to Darwin by Kingsford Smith, and on to Melbourne by Qantas. Signed by the pilot Sir Charles KIngsford Smith. A superb item in fine condition.

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(Ireland) First acceptance of mail from Ireland for South Africa for carriage on the Imperial Airways London to  Cape Town Christmas flight, Dublin to Cape Town, bs 21/12, via Jo'burg 21/12, Springbok cover franked 1/5d.

Ireland, 1931, Dec 8
First acceptance of mail from Ireland for South Africa for carriage on the Imperial Airways London to Cape Town Christmas flight, Dublin to Cape Town, bs 21/12, via Jo'burg 21/12, Springbok cover franked 1/5d.

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(Ireland) Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, green oval cachet, red Berlin C2 receiving cachet, bs 22/10, 1928 etiquette rated very scarce by Mair, printed souvenir cover.

Ireland, 1932, Oct 20
Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, green oval cachet, red Berlin C2 receiving cachet, bs 22/10, 1928 etiquette rated very scarce by Mair, printed souvenir cover.

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(Ireland) Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, green oval cachet, red 22/10/28 Berlin C2 receiving cachet, red Berlin receivers x2, etiquette rated very scarce by Mair, printed souvenir cover.

Ireland, 1932, Oct 20
Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, green oval cachet, red 22/10/28 Berlin C2 receiving cachet, red Berlin receivers x2, etiquette rated very scarce by Mair, printed souvenir cover.

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(Ireland) Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, official green oval flight cachet, red Berlin C2 receiving cachet, bs 'Berlin C/22.10.32/L2', 1928 etiq rated scarce by Mair, plain cover franked 6d, canc Dublin cds.

Ireland, 1932, Oct 20
Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, official green oval flight cachet, red Berlin C2 receiving cachet, bs 'Berlin C/22.10.32/L2', 1928 etiq rated scarce by Mair, plain cover franked 6d, canc Dublin cds.

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(Ireland) Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, official green oval flight cachet, green 'First Flight' cachet, red Berlin C2 receiving cachet, bs 'Berlin C/22.10.32/L2', 1928 etiquette rated scarce by Mair, plain cover franked 6d, canc Dublin cds.

Ireland, 1932, Oct 20
Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, official green oval flight cachet, green 'First Flight' cachet, red Berlin C2 receiving cachet, bs 'Berlin C/22.10.32/L2', 1928 etiquette rated scarce by Mair, plain cover franked 6d, canc Dublin cds.

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(Ireland) First acceptance Irish mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA first flight London to Calcutta, bs 9/7, via Karachi 8/7, plain Smye cover, franked GB 4d x2, canc fine strike 'Dun Laoghaire/Paquebot/Posted at Sea' cds, verso black rectangular 'Karachi-Calcutta/8 Jly 33/First Airmail' cachet and Francis Field authentication hs .

Ireland, 1933, Jun 30
First acceptance Irish mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA first flight London to Calcutta, bs 9/7, via Karachi 8/7, plain Smye cover, franked GB 4d x2, canc fine strike 'Dun Laoghaire/Paquebot/Posted at Sea' cds, verso black rectangular 'Karachi-Calcutta/8 Jly 33/First Airmail' cachet and Francis Field authentication hs .

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(Ireland) Dublin to Allahabad, 10/7 arrival ds on front, first acceptance Irish mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA first flight London to Calcutta, plain card franked Irish 1/2d and 4d, postmarked Baile Atha Cliath machine cancel, bears the attractive red/white/blue rectangular 'label' neatly cut from an official souvenir envelope produced for the inaugural  London to Calcutta flight tied by weak strike black rectangular 'Karachi-Calcutta/8 Jly 33/First Airmail' cachet, Francis Field authentication hs verso. Only 60 were carried from London to Allahabad, so an acceptance from Ireland is extremely scarce.

Ireland, 1933, Jun 30
Dublin to Allahabad, 10/7 arrival ds on front, first acceptance Irish mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA first flight London to Calcutta, plain card franked Irish 1/2d and 4d, postmarked Baile Atha Cliath machine cancel, bears the attractive red/white/blue rectangular 'label' neatly cut from an official souvenir envelope produced for the inaugural London to Calcutta flight tied by weak strike black rectangular 'Karachi-Calcutta/8 Jly 33/First Airmail' cachet, Francis Field authentication hs verso. Only 60 were carried from London to Allahabad, so an acceptance from Ireland is extremely scarce.

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(Ireland) Dublin to Singapore, bs 19/12, first acceptance Irish mail for Imperial Airways extension of the Indian route to Singapore, oficial red/blue speedbird Smye cover, franked Irish 2 1/2d and 9d, canc London-Holyhead TPO/Night Up cds. Verso a GB 1/2d stamp canc Lee on Solent (Smye's home town) and ms "Certified flown (under cover) on 1st return flight" written, and signed, Capt T.A.Smye, 11/1/34. Wingent confirms that the retun flight arrived Croydon 10/1/34, so this item appears to be a genuine 'flown each way' cover, and thus very scarce. The condition is superb.

Ireland, 1933, Dec 06
Dublin to Singapore, bs 19/12, first acceptance Irish mail for Imperial Airways extension of the Indian route to Singapore, oficial red/blue speedbird Smye cover, franked Irish 2 1/2d and 9d, canc London-Holyhead TPO/Night Up cds. Verso a GB 1/2d stamp canc Lee on Solent (Smye's home town) and ms "Certified flown (under cover) on 1st return flight" written, and signed, Capt T.A.Smye, 11/1/34. Wingent confirms that the retun flight arrived Croydon 10/1/34, so this item appears to be a genuine 'flown each way' cover, and thus very scarce. The condition is superb.

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(Ireland) Uncommon acceptance of mail from Ireland for carriage on the Highland Airways F/F Inverness to Kirkwall, bs 29/5, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Image.

Ireland, 1934, May 29
Uncommon acceptance of mail from Ireland for carriage on the Highland Airways F/F Inverness to Kirkwall, bs 29/5, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Image.

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(Ireland) Airmail cover from Cobh to Copenhagen, Denmark at 5½d rate (Stanley Gibbons numbers 71, 72 & 74 x 2), adhesives tied by double ring cds, Copenhagen receiver of 1 August reverse.  A  nice fine clean commercial flown item.

Ireland, 1934, Jul 31
Airmail cover from Cobh to Copenhagen, Denmark at 5½d rate (Stanley Gibbons numbers 71, 72 & 74 x 2), adhesives tied by double ring cds, Copenhagen receiver of 1 August reverse. A nice fine clean commercial flown item.

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(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-New York, b/s, Foynes purple departue cachet on front, uncommon 'First Flight/Tansatlantic Air Mail/Fam 18' bottom printing and stripe souvenir cover prepared by Leo August

Ireland, 1939, Jun 27
Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-New York, b/s, Foynes purple departue cachet on front, uncommon 'First Flight/Tansatlantic Air Mail/Fam 18' bottom printing and stripe souvenir cover prepared by Leo August

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(Ireland) F/F FAM 18, Foynes to Shediac, cachet, b/s, printed souvenir cover, Pan Am

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
F/F FAM 18, Foynes to Shediac, cachet, b/s, printed souvenir cover, Pan Am

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(Ireland) F/F FAM 18, Foynes to New York, cachet, etiquette, b/s, superb air cover embossed with flying boat silhouettes.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
F/F FAM 18, Foynes to New York, cachet, etiquette, b/s, superb air cover embossed with flying boat silhouettes.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 18, Foynes to New York, cachet, etiquette, b/s, air cover, Pan Am

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
F/F FAM 18, Foynes to New York, cachet, etiquette, b/s, air cover, Pan Am

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(Ireland) F/F FAM 18, Foynes to Shediac, cachet, etiquette, b/s, air cover, Pan Am

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
F/F FAM 18, Foynes to Shediac, cachet, etiquette, b/s, air cover, Pan Am

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(Ireland) F/F FAM 18, Northern North Atlantic route, Foynes-New York, b/s, violet cachet, Pan Am.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
F/F FAM 18, Northern North Atlantic route, Foynes-New York, b/s, violet cachet, Pan Am.

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(Ireland) F/F FAM 18, Northern North Atlantic route, Foynes-Shediac, b/s, violet cachet, Pan Am.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
F/F FAM 18, Northern North Atlantic route, Foynes-Shediac, b/s, violet cachet, Pan Am.

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Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
F/F FAM 18, Northern North Atlantic route, Foynes-Botwood, b/s, violet cachet, Pan Am.

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(Ireland) Pan Am F/F FAM 18, Foynes to Shediac, cachet, etiquette, b/s, air cover.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
Pan Am F/F FAM 18, Foynes to Shediac, cachet, etiquette, b/s, air cover.

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(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Botwood, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue 'First Flight/Transatlantic/By Air Mail' Clipper souvenir cover.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Botwood, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue 'First Flight/Transatlantic/By Air Mail' Clipper souvenir cover.

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(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-New York, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue "Trans-Atlantic First Flight/Transatlantic Air Mail/FAM 18 Service" bottom printing souvenir cover.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-New York, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue "Trans-Atlantic First Flight/Transatlantic Air Mail/FAM 18 Service" bottom printing souvenir cover.

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(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-New York, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white/ dark blue "First Flight/By Air Mail" with blue plane in red circle bottom printing souvenir cover.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-New York, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white/ dark blue "First Flight/By Air Mail" with blue plane in red circle bottom printing souvenir cover.

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(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-New York, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue 'Trans-Atlantic First Flight/Transatlantic Air Mail Service' bottom printing souvenir cover.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-New York, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue 'Trans-Atlantic First Flight/Transatlantic Air Mail Service' bottom printing souvenir cover.

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(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-New York, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue 'First Flight/Transatlantic/By Air Mail' Clipper souvenir cover.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-New York, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue 'First Flight/Transatlantic/By Air Mail' Clipper souvenir cover.

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(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, Canada, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue 'First Flight/Transatlantic/By Air Mail' Clipper souvenir cover.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, Canada, b/s, Foynes purple departure cachet on front, attractive red/white blue 'First Flight/Transatlantic/By Air Mail' Clipper souvenir cover.

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Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
F/F FAM 18, Foynes to Shediac, cachet, b/s, Pan Am.

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(Ireland) F/F Pan Am FAM 18, Northern North Atlantic route, Foynes-Botwood, b/s, violet cachet.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
F/F Pan Am FAM 18, Northern North Atlantic route, Foynes-Botwood, b/s, violet cachet.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 18, Northern North Atlantic route, Foynes-Botwood, b/s, violet cachet, Pan Am.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
F/F FAM 18, Northern North Atlantic route, Foynes-Botwood, b/s, violet cachet, Pan Am.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, bs 1/7, plain cover, Foynes purple departue cachet on front, airmail etiquette, signed by the pilot Capt. Harold Grey, and Bill ?Haley.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, bs 1/7, plain cover, Foynes purple departue cachet on front, airmail etiquette, signed by the pilot Capt. Harold Grey, and Bill ?Haley.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Pan Am F/F Foynes to Botwood, bs 1/7, attractive and uncommon blue/white 'twin globe' cover, fine strike large diamond flight cachet.

Ireland, 1939, Jun 30
Pan Am F/F Foynes to Botwood, bs 1/7, attractive and uncommon blue/white 'twin globe' cover, fine strike large diamond flight cachet.

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(Ireland) Imperial Airways first trans Atlantic flight (Northern route), Foynes to Newfoundland, bs St Johns 7/8, attractive uncommon registered (label) blue/cream "W.S.C. (?Westminster Stamp Club) "First East to West Regular Transatlantic Air Mail Service 1939" cover franked 1/3d, fine large violet diamond flight cachet..

Ireland, 1939, Aug 4
Imperial Airways first trans Atlantic flight (Northern route), Foynes to Newfoundland, bs St Johns 7/8, attractive uncommon registered (label) blue/cream "W.S.C. (?Westminster Stamp Club) "First East to West Regular Transatlantic Air Mail Service 1939" cover franked 1/3d, fine large violet diamond flight cachet..

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Scarcer F/F Imperial Airways North Atlantic Service, Foynes to Botwood, bs St Johns 7/8, official cachet, official blue/grey IAW souvenir cover, Imperial Airways. Baldwin 559d.

Ireland, 1939, Aug 6
Scarcer F/F Imperial Airways North Atlantic Service, Foynes to Botwood, bs St Johns 7/8, official cachet, official blue/grey IAW souvenir cover, Imperial Airways. Baldwin 559d.

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(Ireland) Scarcer F/F North Atlantic Service, Foynes to Montreal, bs 6/8, official cachet, official cover, Imperial Airways. Baldwin 559e.

Ireland, 1939, Aug 6
Scarcer F/F North Atlantic Service, Foynes to Montreal, bs 6/8, official cachet, official cover, Imperial Airways. Baldwin 559e.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Scarcer F/F Imperial Airways North Atlantic Service, Foynes to Botwood, bs 6/8, official cachet, official blue/grey IAW souvenir cover, Imperial Airways. Baldwin 559d.

Ireland, 1939, Aug 6
Scarcer F/F Imperial Airways North Atlantic Service, Foynes to Botwood, bs 6/8, official cachet, official blue/grey IAW souvenir cover, Imperial Airways. Baldwin 559d.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Imperial Airways, F/F North Atlantic Service, Shannon to Montreal, bs 6/8, official violet diamond cachet, official pale blue/black/pale grey souvenir cover franked 1/3d.

Ireland, 1939, Aug 6
Imperial Airways, F/F North Atlantic Service, Shannon to Montreal, bs 6/8, official violet diamond cachet, official pale blue/black/pale grey souvenir cover franked 1/3d.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Imperial Airways, F/F North Atlantic Service, Shannon to New York, bs 6/8, official violet diamond cachet, official blue/black/grey souvenir cover franked 1/3d.

Ireland, 1939, Aug 6
Imperial Airways, F/F North Atlantic Service, Shannon to New York, bs 6/8, official violet diamond cachet, official blue/black/grey souvenir cover franked 1/3d.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Imperial Airways, F/F North Atlantic Service, Shannon to New York, bs 6/8, official violet diamond cachet, airmail cover franked 1/3d, typed 'First Flight-Imperial Airways-North Atlantic Route'.

Ireland, 1939, Aug 6
Imperial Airways, F/F North Atlantic Service, Shannon to New York, bs 6/8, official violet diamond cachet, airmail cover franked 1/3d, typed 'First Flight-Imperial Airways-North Atlantic Route'.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 24, Shannon-London, verso blue rectangular hs certifying service rendered, arrival date and name of plane, blue specially printed company cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Ireland, 1945, Oct 24
F/F FAM 24, Shannon-London, verso blue rectangular hs certifying service rendered, arrival date and name of plane, blue specially printed company cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 24, Shannon-New York, verso blue rectangular hs certifying service rendered, arrival date and name of plane, blue specially printed company cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Ireland, 1945, Oct 24
F/F FAM 24, Shannon-New York, verso blue rectangular hs certifying service rendered, arrival date and name of plane, blue specially printed company cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 24, Shannon-Gander, verso blue rectangular hs certifying service rendered, arrival date and name of plane, blue specially printed company cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Ireland, 1945, Oct 24
F/F FAM 24, Shannon-Gander, verso blue rectangular hs certifying service rendered, arrival date and name of plane, blue specially printed company cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 24, Shannon-London, verso blue rectangular hs certifying service rendered, arrival date and name of plane, blue specially printed company cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Ireland, 1945, Oct 24
F/F FAM 24, Shannon-London, verso blue rectangular hs certifying service rendered, arrival date and name of plane, blue specially printed company cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 24, Shannon-Boston, bs 26/10, American Overseas Airlines,

Ireland, 1945, Oct 25
F/F FAM 24, Shannon-Boston, bs 26/10, American Overseas Airlines,

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 24, Shannon to New York, official cover franked  1S 3p, large blue cachet verso confirming arrival, American Overseas Airlines

Ireland, 1945, Oct 25
F/F FAM 24, Shannon to New York, official cover franked 1S 3p, large blue cachet verso confirming arrival, American Overseas Airlines

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 24, Shannon-Chicago, verso blue rectangular hs certifying service rendered, arrival date and name of plane, blue specially printed company cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Ireland, 1945, Nov 20
F/F FAM 24, Shannon-Chicago, verso blue rectangular hs certifying service rendered, arrival date and name of plane, blue specially printed company cover, American Overseas Airlines,

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 24, Shannon to Washington, b/s, printed company cover, large boxed flight cachet verso, American Overseas Airlines,

Ireland, 1945, Nov 24
F/F FAM 24, Shannon to Washington, b/s, printed company cover, large boxed flight cachet verso, American Overseas Airlines,

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 24, Shannon to Philadelphia, cachet, special b/s, American Overseas Airlines.

Ireland, 1945, Nov 24
F/F FAM 24, Shannon to Philadelphia, cachet, special b/s, American Overseas Airlines.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F FAM 24, Shannon to Washington, b/s, printed company cover, large boxed flight cachet verso, American Overseas Airlines,

Ireland, 1945, Nov 24
F/F FAM 24, Shannon to Washington, b/s, printed company cover, large boxed flight cachet verso, American Overseas Airlines,

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Pan Am, first Clipper FAM 18, Limerick to Brussels, b/s, cachet.

Ireland, 1946, Jun 16
Pan Am, first Clipper FAM 18, Limerick to Brussels, b/s, cachet.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) BEA first day of the reduction of the airmail fee from 3d to 2d for the Liverpool-Belfast service, Londonderry to Sutton Coldfield, no arrival ds, plain cover with airmail etiquette, franked 2d air and 2 1/2d ordinary, canc Londonderry 15 Feb 1947,

Ireland, 1947, Feb 17
BEA first day of the reduction of the airmail fee from 3d to 2d for the Liverpool-Belfast service, Londonderry to Sutton Coldfield, no arrival ds, plain cover with airmail etiquette, franked 2d air and 2 1/2d ordinary, canc Londonderry 15 Feb 1947,

Perceived Value

Ireland, 1947, Jun 28
Pan Am, FAM 18 first extension to Calcutta, and first around the world service by a single airline, Limerick to Calcutta, cachet, b/s.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F All Up Service between N. Ireland and Great Britain, Belfast to Liverpool, BEA ?All-up Service? cover.

Ireland, 1947, Sep 28
F/F All Up Service between N. Ireland and Great Britain, Belfast to Liverpool, BEA ?All-up Service? cover.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Aer Lingus Teoranta, F/F Dublin to Rome, 4/12, franked 1939 US Constitution 2p, 3p, typed 'By First Dublin/Rome Air Service/3.12.1947', dark blue/pale blue airmail etiquette.

Ireland, 1947, Dec 3
Aer Lingus Teoranta, F/F Dublin to Rome, 4/12, franked 1939 US Constitution 2p, 3p, typed 'By First Dublin/Rome Air Service/3.12.1947', dark blue/pale blue airmail etiquette.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Aer Lingus Teoranta, F/F Dublin to Rome, 4/12, franked 8d, violet four line flight cachet.

Ireland, 1947, Dec 3
Aer Lingus Teoranta, F/F Dublin to Rome, 4/12, franked 8d, violet four line flight cachet.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) BEA Air Letter Service, network of routes increased, Belfast to London, plain cover franked 2 1/2d, cancelled Kensington 1 Feb 1950 applied on arrival,  typed 'Airway Letter Service/Belfast-London', verso vioilet three line "BEA/1 Feb 1950/Belfast (ms) 5d." Last flight before the introduction of air letter stamps. Scarce.

Ireland, 1950, Feb 01
BEA Air Letter Service, network of routes increased, Belfast to London, plain cover franked 2 1/2d, cancelled Kensington 1 Feb 1950 applied on arrival, typed 'Airway Letter Service/Belfast-London', verso vioilet three line "BEA/1 Feb 1950/Belfast (ms) 5d." Last flight before the introduction of air letter stamps. Scarce.

Perceived Value

Ireland, 1950, Feb 2
Airmail to ships, flown personal mail addressed to ship's doctor of MV "Dorsetshire", c/o Messrs Wm Stapledon, Port Said, franked 9d, canc Dun Laoghaire cds, b/s 8/2, "Aer-Phost" etiquette.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) BEA F/F Irish sea night air mail service, Belfast-Manchester, 13/3 airport arrival ds on front, plain cover franked 2 1/2d, official purple cachet.

Ireland, 1951, Mar 12
BEA F/F Irish sea night air mail service, Belfast-Manchester, 13/3 airport arrival ds on front, plain cover franked 2 1/2d, official purple cachet.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) BEA F/F Irish sea night air mail service, Belfast to Manchester, POA plain cover franked GB 2 1/2d canc Manchester postmark, and BEA air letter 6d tied by official purple 'Irish Night/ Air Mail/Services' cachet, verso dated black boxed BEA/Belfast Airport (departure) and BEA/Manchester Airport (arrival) cachets.

Ireland, 1951, Mar 12
BEA F/F Irish sea night air mail service, Belfast to Manchester, POA plain cover franked GB 2 1/2d canc Manchester postmark, and BEA air letter 6d tied by official purple 'Irish Night/ Air Mail/Services' cachet, verso dated black boxed BEA/Belfast Airport (departure) and BEA/Manchester Airport (arrival) cachets.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F Irish Sea Night mail, Belfast to Manchester, framed airport 13 Mar 1951 arrival ds on front, boxed violet rectangular 'Irish Sea Night Air Mail Services' flight cachet, BEA.

Ireland, 1951, Mar 12
F/F Irish Sea Night mail, Belfast to Manchester, framed airport 13 Mar 1951 arrival ds on front, boxed violet rectangular 'Irish Sea Night Air Mail Services' flight cachet, BEA.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) First 'All Up' mail, Dublin to Britain, no arrival ds, blue/cream souvenir cover with Irish harp, franked 2 1/2d.

Ireland, 1951, May 12
First 'All Up' mail, Dublin to Britain, no arrival ds, blue/cream souvenir cover with Irish harp, franked 2 1/2d.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown Belfast-London, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA Belfast dated depart cachet, posted on arrival in London.

Ireland, 1953, Nov 25
First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown Belfast-London, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA Belfast dated depart cachet, posted on arrival in London.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown Belfast-Birmingham franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA Belfast dated depart cachet, posted on arrival in London.

Ireland, 1953, Nov 25
First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown Belfast-Birmingham franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA Belfast dated depart cachet, posted on arrival in London.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) F/F Dublin to New York, b/s 29/4, official flight cachet, souvenir cover 21x10cm, Aer Lingus.

Ireland, 1958, Apr 28
F/F Dublin to New York, b/s 29/4, official flight cachet, souvenir cover 21x10cm, Aer Lingus.

Perceived Value

Ireland, 1960, Dec 14
F/F Shamrock Jet Service, Dublin to New York, b/s, green/orange border airmail cover franked 1/3d, black oval flight cachet.

Perceived Value

Ireland, 1960, Dec 14
F/F Shamrock Jet Service, Dublin to New York, b/s, green/orange border airmail cover franked 1/3d, black oval flight cachet.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Red/green Aer Lingus corner cover, 21x10cm, Dublin to Quebec, no arrival ds, red machine franked 1/3d, Dublin depart cds and , red "Fly Aer Lingus"  B707 logo cachet, see p17 Barberis G.

Ireland, 1964, Feb 07
Red/green Aer Lingus corner cover, 21x10cm, Dublin to Quebec, no arrival ds, red machine franked 1/3d, Dublin depart cds and , red "Fly Aer Lingus" B707 logo cachet, see p17 Barberis G.

Perceived Value

(Ireland) Air Lingus F/F BAC 111, Dublin to Dusseldorf, bs 8/6, printed souvenir cover franked 8p, blue/green circular cachet.

Ireland, 1965, Jun 8
Air Lingus F/F BAC 111, Dublin to Dusseldorf, bs 8/6, printed souvenir cover franked 8p, blue/green circular cachet.

Perceived Value

Ireland, 1998, Feb 24
Souvenir FDC franked FDI Aviation Pioneers set of 4.

Perceived Value

Ireland, 2003, Jul 27
Souvenir FDC franked FDI Centenary of Powered flight set of 4

Perceived Value