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Lot Number: 1
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: Alaska collection of 4 EMERGENCY flight covers 1934-42, all fine, no duplication. See Website for full size front and back scan of each item.
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Lot Number: 2
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Est. price: £30.00
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Description: Australia Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, four censored WWII airmails 1940/41 to USA, all correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, sealed red/white OBC Australia censor tape tied by censor marks, black, blue and violet 'California Clipper' hs's. 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. See the website for scan of each cover in the lot.
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Lot Number: 3
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Est. price: £40.00
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Description: Aviation locations in London(5) and Southern England(2), collection of seven cards produced in limited numbers by the highly collectible artist FAGA depicting Hendon Edgware Barnet Southampton and Hythe.Image.
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Lot Number: 4
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: BEA air letter service, 1951 first issue set of 3, also F/F Jersy-London franked 6d + 1d; 1954 Sept and 1956 June rate increases sets of 3, 9 stamps all umm and one cover. All nicely laid out on a one page display card.Image.
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Lot Number: 5
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: BEA Inauguration of Experimental Helicopter Mail Service 1/6/1948, collection of 5 first flight covers, all fine, no duplication. See the website for a front and back scan of each cover in the lot.
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Lot Number: 6
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Est. price: £15.00
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Description: BEA Irish Night Airmail Services 12/3/1951, four first flights, Man-Belf; Belf-Man; Man-Dub and Dub-Man, all fine with official flight cachets.
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Lot Number: 7
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: BEA selection of 16 first and commemorative covers inc 10 F/Fs, 1947x3; 1958 x3;1958, 1970-73 x4, and 6 commemorative covers (1970-73), all fine. See images.
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Lot Number: 8
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: BEA, five European timetables, including 1961 Italy, 1961 Austria, 1966 Portugal, 1966 Switzerland, and 1968 Spain, Gibraltar and Tangier. All fine. Image.
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Lot Number: 9
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Est. price: £30.00
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Description: Belgium, selection of eight 1930s airmail covers including 1934 22/11 first flight Belgium to Elizabethville and return, 1935 20/6 Brussels to Stralsund with fine 1935 exposition label , 1935 10/6 first night flight Brussels to Amsterdam, 1935 14/7 Anvers Meeting with fine strike of the special Andreas Airport expo cancel, 1936 5/7Ballon Belgica card with special cancellation , 1936 18/11 first DHL flight from Brussels to Lisbon, 1937 25/10 Missionary flight to Leopoldville and return by 'Phalene' aeroplane, 1939 23/5 Belgian acceptance for the Pan Am first transatlantic flight from Marseille to New York. Image.
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Lot Number: 10
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Est. price: £50.00
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Description: BOAC miscellany of 32 first flights, 1950-1970 , from the following worldwide services including London-Lima, London-Nandi, Polar Flight, South Pacific, London-Mexico City, Comet 1, Britannia, Rolls-Royce 707 and London-Tokyo, and several others . All fine, light duplication. Images.
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Lot Number: 11
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Est. price: £15.00
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Description: BOAC six first flights (Nov 1965) ex Australia, Singapore, Bombay, London, Burma and NZ. See the web site for a scan of each cover in the lot.
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Lot Number: 12
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Est. price: £18.00
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Description: BOAC superb collection of 19 reproduction colour PPCs, all unused, no duplication. Image.
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Lot Number: 13
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Est. price: £15.00
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Description: BOAC, 7 first flights , 1965 ex Fiji to Australia, NZ, Bangkok, Singapore,Delhi, Beirut and London. See the web site for a scan of each cover in the lot.
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Lot Number: 14
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Est. price: £50.00
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Description: British Airways official covers (4) and air letter stamps (5), 1975 first London to Glasgow shuttle with 55p air letter stamp; 1976 first Belfast to London with £1 air letter stamp, also unmounted mint £1 stamp; 1978 first Manchester to London with £1.50 a letter stamp, also unmounted mint £1.50 stamp; 1980 plain cover with £2.20 air letter stamp postmarked 19/9/1990; 1983 £3 air letter stamps one unmounted mint and one cancelled on piece. 4 covers and 5 stamps. Image.
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Lot Number: 15
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Est. price: £75.00
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Description: British European Airways air letter stamps, a fine presentation on leaves of the 1951 first issue of comprising 16 Jan1951 6d, 11d, 1/4d set of three and also 6d and 11d in blocks of four; the 7 May 1951 set of three provisional manuscript 7d, 1/- and 1/6d surcharges; and the later May 1951 set of permanent 7d, 1/- and 1/6d surcharges and also in blocks of four. Also additional pairs of the 6d and 1/4d provisional and permanent surcharges. A beautifully presented and written up collection of 34 stamps, all unmounted. Image.
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Lot Number: 16
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Est. price: £45.00
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Description: British European Airways extension to the Channel Islands, single value 6d + 1d labels on 8 official covers flown on the first day of the service 20th October 1953, London-Guernsey, Guernsey-London, London-Jersey, Jersey-London, Jersey-Guernsey, Guernsey-Jersey, Guernsey-Alderney, and Alderney-Guernsey. Image.
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Lot Number: 17
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: Canal Zone airmails (2), 1937 F/F 12 Hour Service Canal Zone to Miami, scarce, and 1938 registered airmail to Costa Rica, bs San Jose.
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Lot Number: 18
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Est. price: £100.00
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Description: Central America, fine collection of 36 airmail covers, 1927-50, including 23 F/F from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Canal Zone, amongst which are 1926 Santa Rosa-Guatemala, 1927 Havana-Key West & Key West Habana, 1928 pilot signed Santiago de Cuba-Port au Prince, 1929 San Juan-Paramibo, 1930 Port au Prince-San Juan, 1931 Mexico Nuevitas-Camaguey1930 F/F Holguin-Santiago de Cuba, 1937 first 24 hour service Canal Zone-Miami, and more mostly pre WWII, also censored, registered, several interesting Jusqua's, attractive frankings with clear postmarks and flight cachets, no duplication. Images.
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Lot Number: 19
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Est. price: £75.00
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Description: Comet 4, a fine collection of 26 first flights, 1957-62, offering a wide range of origins and destinations, including 1961 Mexicana Airlines Dallas-Mexico, and 1959 Aerollinas Argentinas Buenos Aires to Germany. Image.,
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Lot Number: 20
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: Concorde, collection of 20 Concorde commemorative flights from 1969, all different, all scanned on web site. Image.
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Lot Number: 21
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: Concorde, collection of 25 covers from 1973, all different, all scanned on website. Image.
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Lot Number: 22
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Est. price: £30.00
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Description: Dubai , 6 airmail FDI covers (5 registered) 1969-71, all flown to Bahrain. No duplication, all fine, see Website for full size front and back scan of each item.
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Lot Number: 23
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: Early South America flight labels (4), Lloyd Aereo Boliviano, red/yellow/black airline labels (2) showing Junkers JU 52/3 flying over an oxcart, 9x6cm rectangle, scarce c 1929; Deutsche Lufthansa South Atlantic service, multicoloured gummed advertising label, 50x32mm, 1936; Lloyd Aereo Boliviano, red/blue/silver airline label showing eagle head over wings company logo, 9cm circle, c1948..See Website for full size scan of each item.
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Lot Number: 24
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Est. price: £25.00
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Description: Fiji 1965 BOAC first flights London to Fiji, six inward and 5 outward souvenir covers, no duplication. See scans to identify origins and destinations .
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Lot Number: 25
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Est. price: £10.00
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Description: GB Internal F/F's 1934, 1938 (2) and 1937 FDC flown by West Coast Air Services. See the web site for a scan of each cover in the lot.
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Lot Number: 26
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Est. price: £45.00
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Description: Great Britain Railways Air Service, 1934 ten first flights, all official covers, Cowes to Birmingham, and Manchester, Plymouth to Cardiff and Liverpool, Manchester to Birmingham, Birmingham to Cowes, Bristol to Birmingham and Cowes, Cardiff to Bristol, all fine. Image.
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Lot Number: 27
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Est. price: £65.00
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Description: Great Britain collection of 15 British internal first flights 1934-51, inc RAS August 20th x3, November 30th London-Liverpool few light tone spots, Highland Airways Dec 1 Kirkwall-Inverness, Wick-Kirkwall, Kirkwall-Wick, and Inverness-Wick, 1938 3/10 North Eastern Airlines Perth-London, 1939 22/5 May Guernsey-England green souvenir cover, 1948 1/6 BEA Peterborough-Cromer, Peterborough-Norwich, 1957 January 16th Belfast-Liverpool FDI sixpence air letter stamp. Images.
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Lot Number: 28
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Est. price: £100.00
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Description: Great Britain internal, collection of 23 first flights 1934-53 including 1934 10 May Apex card special cancellation and cachet, Highland Airways 1/12 Inverness-Kirkwall vignette ironed fold, 1/12 Kirkwall-Wick Cross cover, RAS August 20 X 3, RAS September 25 last flight Cardiff-Liverpool, December 1 Highland AW X 3, 1935 2/12 RAS new service London-Liverpool, 1937 23/11 Allied AW Aberdeen-Lerwick, and 24/11 Lerwick-Aberdeen, 1938 May 3 Scottish Airways Kirkwall-Inverness, and October 10 NEA x2, 1939 22 May Guernsey-London Green cover, 1948 1/6 BEA Peterborough-Sheringham, Peterborough-King's Lynn and Peterborough-Cromer, 1951 16 January BEA air stamp letter Liverpool-Belfast, and 1953 25/11 BEA air stamp letter Nov Glasgow-London . Images.
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Lot Number: 29
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Est. price: £10.00
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Description: Highland Airways, 3 F/F's Inverness-Kirkwall, Wick to Inverness, and Kirkwall to Wick, all with arrival ds's.
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Lot Number: 30
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Est. price: £50.00
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Description: India WWII, 18 covers, mostly all WWII commercial mail to family business in South Africa, a variety of rates including some large #10s with high frankings to 14R many with bilingual English/Afrikans censor tapes and censor hs, many carried by horseshoe route, quite a few registered and most airmail. An original business horde, never offered at auction before. Lots of interest here. Images.
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Lot Number: 31
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Est. price: £40.00
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Description: Indian rocket Mail 1935, four B&W photographs , 8x6cm, HH the Maharaja of Sikkim firing the rocket ; Rocket over the River Ranikhola Sikkim from Ray to Surumsa; Postmaster receiving the rocket mail from the Deputy Postmaster Gangtok; and The rocket over the Singtam River.Image.
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Lot Number: 32
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Est. price: £75.00
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Description: KGV franked collection of 24 airmail covers, most middle 1930's, noted four F/F's inc 1929 Bahamas, 1929 St Lucia (2), GB 1931, Nigeria 1936 and flown covers ex GBm India, Kenya to interesting destinations eg Las Palmas, Dar es Salaam, Entebbe, The British Legation Athens, Trinidad, Nicaragua, and a 1936 GB-Buenos Aires via Paris franked 4/- Most have arrival marks. Images
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Lot Number: 33
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Est. price: £40.00
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Description: LATI, five flown covers from Spain to South America, 1940 Malaga to Cordoba, uncommon purple Spanish unframed censor mark #404 flap missing; 1941 Villa Franca to Montevideo, Censura Gubernativa/Madrid censor mark; 1940 Uruguay Consul cover, Madrid to Montevideo, boxed'Correspondencia/Official/Franquicia/Panamerica' hs (neat non invasive 5mm trims on right and left sides, increasing to 1cm bottom rh corner, and verso neatly consists of top and bottom flaps held by residue of wax seal, 1941 Barcelona to Buenos Aires, reg cover, 'Por Via Aere' hs, Censura Gubernata/Barcelona censor mark; Image.
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Lot Number: 34
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: Morocco, eleven airmail covers including 1932 Aeropostale ANA2 registered Casablanca-Argos, Marseille transit cds, franked C7+C8 pair, etiquette cancelled Marseille black cross Jusqu’a; 1932 Aeropostale ANA11 Rabat-Billancourt bs, franked C6; 1934 Casablanca-Toulouse, fine strike red two line ‘Par Avion/Casa-Toulouse’ hs; 1938 F/F Casablanca-Tunis bs, cachet, 1944 World War II censored cover Rabat to service location B.P.M.6. sealed black/ blue green Morocco censor tape tied by Morocco pointed oval censor mark. Images.
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Lot Number: 35
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: Netherlands Antilles collection of 8 first flight covers 1931-61, all fine, no duplication. See Website for full size front and back scan of each item.
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Lot Number: 36
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Est. price: £30.00
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Description: North Africa, Algeria, seven covers 1930-34, comprising 1930 flight organised for the Fetes Aeriennes d’Auvergne, Algiers-Clermont-Ferrand, special cachet; 1931 Bone- Rouen bs, etiquette cancelled with Marseille black cross Jusqu’a; 1931 Algier-La Haye ( Netherlands) bs, via Alger Gare and Marseille Gare, etiquette cancelled with Marseille black cross Jusqu’a; 1937 F/F new Air Afrique service Algiers-Oran, bs, and return, four line cachet. Also 1930 Oran-Bale (Switzerland) and 1931 Algiers-London, both prepared for airmail but underpaid, each with nice strike ‘Affranchisement Insufficiant pour Transporte Aerien’; and a 1934 Algiers-Marseille delayed through bad weather and flown on later flight with ‘ Avion non parti’ cachet. Attractive covers, all with fine strikes of cachets and directional hs’s. Images.
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Lot Number: 37
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Est. price: £35.00
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Description: Pan American AirwaysTranspacific flights, 12 F/F covers including 1935 22/11 San Francisco-Manila, 22/11 SF-Honolululu, 3/12 Guam -SF, 2/12 Manila-SF, 1937 27/4 Guam-Hong Kong, 1940 12/7 LA-Canton Is, 22/7 Canton Is-SF, 12/7 SF-Auckland, and 14/7 Hawaii to Auckland, to New Caledonia, to Canton Is and 1947 23/2 to Sydney. All fine with official F/F cachets, and back stamps. Life size front and back images of all items.
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Lot Number: 38
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Est. price: £25.00
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Description: Paraguay, attractive selection of nine early airmail covers including three 1930/31 CGA Aeroposta Argentina envelopes flown on the Asuncion-Buenos-USA route with typewritten notes discussing the various postal rates used, 1930 Paraguay-N. America fine strike 'Primer Vuelo Official/Via Panagra/Paraguay-N. America' F/F cachet, 1930 7/1 egistered airmail to Paris addressed to Theodore Champion, 1931 14/3 Paraguay-Uruguay franked 11.3 pesos air block of 4, 1936 6/6 to GB via Paris Avion attractivr frsnking, 1938 25/8 Paraguay-GB fr 160P in 10x 1110P airs,1939 Asuncion-London franking includes 15x10P air, 1939 17/8 registered Asuncion-Rio de Janero with black cachet announcing Estigarribia's appointment as President. Image.
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Lot Number: 39
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Est. price: £25.00
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Description: Polynesian Airlines seven experimental flights, 1964-66, ex Fiji (3), Cook Islands (4), no duplication, six pilot signed. See the website for a scan of each cover in the lot.
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Lot Number: 40
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Est. price: £100.00
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Description: Railway Air Service, fine collection of 20 first flights, 18 with back stamps, all fine official covers and no duplication. Image shows five from this collection. Image.
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Lot Number: 41
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Est. price: £30.00
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Description: Railway Air Services Ltd. An intriguing group of 4 covers addressed to the well-known collector, Dr G. W.N. Joseph, c/o the Postmaster Surveyor Glasgow, comprising two registered covers from Liverpool each franked 4 1/2d and canc 3rd February 1936, and two ordinary covers each franked 1 1/2d,, one from London canc 3rd February, and the other from Liverpool canc 11th February. All flown after the termination. Image.
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Lot Number: 42
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: Railway Air Services, 20/8/1934, five first flights on official covers , all fine, no duplication. See the website for a front and back scan of each cover in the lot.
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Lot Number: 43
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Est. price: £45.00
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Description: Scarce first acceptance of mail for Thurso for carriage on Highland Airways Inverness-Wick-Kirkwall service, Inverness to Thurso, bs 10/12, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d canc Inverness 10/12 machine postmark.
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Lot Number: 44
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Est. price: £16.00
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Description: Scotland 1/12/1934, four first flights, Kirkw-Inv; Inv-Wick; Wick-Kirkw and Kirwl-Wick, all fine. See the website for a front and back scan of each cover .
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Lot Number: 45
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Est. price: £30.00
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Description: Scotland, collection of 13 items commemorating the 60th anniversary of the first regular British Inland air mail by Highland Airways on 29/5/34, comprising 6 covers, 3 brochures, 3 aerogrammes and 1 postcard, all different, all fine. See images.
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Lot Number: 46
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Est. price: £30.00
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Description: Scotland, six 1/12/34 souvenir Cross covers, Inverness-Kirkwall, Kirkwall-Inverness, Wick-Inverness, Inverness-Wick, Wick-Kirkwall, and Kirkwall-Wick, all fine and with back stamps. Image.
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Lot Number: 47
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Est. price: £16.00
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Description: Scotland, three 1934 Highland AW F/F's, 29/5 Kirkwall-Inverness, 29/5 Inverness-Kirkwall, and 1/12 Wick-Inverness Cross cover,F/F tenth GB Inland Airmail Service, Wick to Kirkwall, b/s, Cross cover, all with back stamps. Image.
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Lot Number: 48
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Est. price: £30.00
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Description: Selection of five 1940-1941 WWII trans-Atlantic airmail covers flown from Europe/North Africa to USA comprising 1940 Alger-New York, 1940 Alger-San Francisco, 1940 France-New York, 1941 Marseille-Detroit, and 1941 Stockholm-Bannington, USA. All nicely presented on album leaves with explanatory text. Image.
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Lot Number: 49
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Est. price: £50.00
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Description: Singapore, 10 airmail covers 1932-37 including four first flights, 1933 Dec 29th Speedbird speedbird cover Singapore-London; 1934 Apr 14 Imperial Airways souvenir cover Penang-London, 1934 Dec 16 Singapore-Brisbane Kangaroo cover 21/12; 1937 June 28th Wearne's F/F Singapore- Penang. Also six Dutch Air Service airmails to Europe including 1932 Nov 10 Singapore-Alor Star-Amsterdam-Paris via Penang 11/10 and Paris 22/11 franked 1 $ 12c, three 1934-36-Holland(2) and England each franked 55c and one 1936 to Switzerland and another 1936 to Holland each franked 42c. Interesting lot .Image.
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Lot Number: 50
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Est. price: £45.00
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Description: South America, collection of 26 airmail covers, 1926-1948, including 10 F/F from Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay and Ecuador amongst which are 1926 Junkers Sales Mission takes over the Trans Rio de la Plata service Rocha -Montevideo, 1930 pilot signed Buenos Aires to Miami, 1930 Rio de Janeiro to La Paz with attractive 1927 "Coreo Aereo/Condor" yellow cross etiquette, 1934 first DLH catapult flight Rio de Janero-Berlin, 1938 Rio de Janero-Asuncion and return, 1948 Lima to Houston, also censored, registered, interesting directional hs, attractive frankings with clear postmarks and flight cachets.Images.
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Lot Number: 51
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Est. price: £20.00
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Description: South Pacific 1964-66, seven first flights, all different, ex Gilbert and Ellis Islands, Tonga, Cooks Islands and Fiji toNukalofa, Funafuti,Tarawa, Sydney, Suva, Papeete and Bora Bora. See scans.
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Lot Number: 52
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Description: Transpacific 1940, collection of eight first flights, Los Angeles to New Zealand, Noumea, Honolulu and Canton Island; San Francisco to New Zealand, Noumea, and Canton Island; and Honolulu to Noumea, all with official flight cachets and back stamps, fine. Image.
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Lot Number: 53
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Est. price: £10.00
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Description: Transpacific 4 first flights 1937-40 ex Honolulu to Auckland, Macau, Noumea and Canton Island. All fine with back stamps and official cachets. See the website for a front and back scan of each cover..
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Lot Number: 54
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Est. price: £80.00
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Description: World assortment of 20 early flown covers from 1927 inc 16 first flights, noted 1927 25/10 Habana-Key West, 1928 8/5 Doolittle Santiago-Buenos Aires, 24/2 Santiago de Cuba- Havana, 13/4 Yukon AW Carcross-Atlin, 1930 7/3 NYRBA Port au Prince- St Johns, 15/5 London-Berlin night flight, 1934 31/12 pilot signed Hokitika-Okuru, 1939 23/5 Netherland and Switzerland acceptances for first North Atlantic service to USA. Also other interesting from Congo to GB via Imperial AW, Ethiopia censored and 31/3 F/F Reunion-Madagascar, GB FDI 1948 29/7 Olympic set on registered cove to Peru bs. Full of interest. Images.
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Lot Number: 55
Date: 1965, Nov 25
Est. price: £15.00
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Description: 1965 BOAC seven first flight stages from Fiji, no duplication.
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Lot Number: 56
Date: 1965, Nov 25
Est. price: £15.00
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Description: 1965 BOAC six first 1st flights to Fiji from NZ, Australia, GB, Thailand, Singapore & India.
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