By Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Lot Number: 6
Date: 1927, Jan 12
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: Opening of Cairo-Baghdad-Basra service, Imperial Airways first flight, London-Cairo-Baghdad-Basra, bs 15/1, registered cover franked 8 1/d (overseas rate 2 1/2d+air to Iraq 3d+ reg 3d). IAW open a regular service with a DH66 Heracles. Reference # 27.03a, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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Lot Number: 7
Date: 1931, May 1
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: Return First Experimental England-Australia flight, Calcutta to Delhi, special red boxed "First Flight/Australia-England/Delivery/Delhi 4-5-31" arrival cachet on front, red/biff/blue "First Experimental Flight/By Imperial Airways" Kapur souvenir cover, franked 3a, Imperial Airways. Small mail - only 123 were flown from Calcutta to Delhi.
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Lot Number: 8
Date: 1931, May 2
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: Return First Experimental England-Australia flight, Rangoon to Calcutta, bs 4/5, attractive Kapur 'First Experimental Flight/By Imperial Airways' souvenir cover franked 4a, fine strike violet boxed "First Airmail/Burma-England" cachet. "Exceedingly scarce", ref Calcutta Philatelist, Dec 1933, p255.
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Lot Number: 9
Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: Tanganyika to Italy, MOSHI TO BRINDISI, bs 14/2, feeder service of the Tanganyika Government for the Imperial Airways first return service from Cape Town AN 48, by City of Baghdad to Kisumu 8/2, by City of Swanage to Khartoum 10/2, by City of Arundel to Cairo, by train to Alexandria and by Sylvanus to Brindisi. Correctly rate 75c from KUT to Europe.
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Lot Number: 10
Date: 1932, Feb 9
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: Imperial Airways, first return service from Cape Town, (BROKEN HILL) - NAIROBI - MIRABELLA. mail carried on the 'City of Baghdad' and the 'City of Delhi'. Ref # 32.03 e1, A.S. Newall, British External Airmails until 1934 (2nd Ed), pub 1996.
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Lot Number: 11
Date: 1933, Jul 5
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection

Description: First acceptance of IRAQI mail for Imperial Airways/ITCA route extension to Calcutta, BASRA - KARACHI 8 Jly 33 hs - CALCUTTA, bs 10 Jul 33. Registered (label) souvenir cover, Imperial Airways Ltd red cachet 'Extension of England-India Air Service', franked 38 fls. Reference # 33.13d5, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.
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