By Category: France

Lot Number: 144
Date: 1930, Mar 11
Est. price: £10.00
Category: France

Description: Air Union, Marseille to Tunis, bs 13/3, via Corsica, plain cover franked 50c for surface mail, but carried by air with fine strike "Transporte Exceptionellement Par Avion".
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Lot Number: 145
Date: 1930, Apr 7
Est. price: £15.00
Category: France

Description: Early airmail, Paris to Algeria, plain cover franked 50c at surface rate, nice strike black framed "Transporte Exceptionellement/Par Avion". These marks were used to justify the exceptional transport by air of letters for which this service had not been requested (ordinary postage), but which had been attached to bags insufficiently filled with letters routed by air. A nice one for the exhibit. Selling for £30-£60 on Ebay.
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Lot Number: 146
Date: 1935, Feb 8
Est. price: £10.00
Category: France

Description: Paris to Ruopio, Finland, bs 13/2, via Paris RP Avion 8/2, airmail etiquette cover correctly franked 1F50 overseas postage and 75c air surcharge, uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 147
Date: 1935, Jul 10
Est. price: £12.00
Category: France

Description: Air Bleu, F/F Lille-Arras-Paris, special red framed cachet, red/white and blue/black airmail etiquettes.
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Lot Number: 148
Date: 1935, Jul 25
Est. price: £25.00
Category: France

Description: Air Bleu, F/F Toulouse-Paris, bs 25/7, special red framed cachet, uncommon blue/pale blue 'Air Blue' envelope with imprint airmail etiquette, red/white triangular airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 149
Date: 1935, Sep 13
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: Karl Roberti, Calais rocket flight, cover franked 15c tied violet three line cachet 'Experience Interrompue/par ordre du mistero/de L'interieur', white/orange rocket stamp tied by black/white flight cachet, blue/white 'Par Fusee' etiquette.
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Lot Number: 150
Date: 1936, Aug 23
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: La Baule, aviation Meeting, Atlantic Aeroclub souvenir card to Nice 24/8 via Paris 24/8 and Cannes 24/8, franked 55c canc red La Baule cds, also two special vignettes, both tied by red framed Meeting cachet.
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Lot Number: 151
Date: 1937, Jan 7
Est. price: £25.00
Category: France

Description: France to Costa Rica, bs 18/1, via New York 14/1 and Miami 15/1, high frank registered (label) cover with attractive red imprint airmail etiquette franked 17F for carriage by surface to New York then OAT by US air service, canc Paris cds, typed 'Par Avion - New York - San Jose', ms 'Via New York'. Rapid 11 day transit.. Uncommon origin-destination combination.
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Lot Number: 152
Date: 1937, Apr 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: POITIERS TO ORAN, carried by Air France to Alger via Paris and Marseille, and by F/F AIR AFRIQUE to Oran, bs 16/4. Airmail etiquette cover franked 1F50, large triangular F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 153
Date: 1939, May 9
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: Belgium acceptance for the 1st Paris-Bordeaux-Pau night flight, Nawratil cover franked 80c, canc Brusells cds, large red cachet.
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Lot Number: 154
Date: 1939, May 23
Est. price: £25.00
Category: France

Description: First acceptance of French mail for Pan Am F/F Marseilles-New York, b/s 27/5, etiquette cover Paris to New York bs 27/5 via Marseille 25/5, official red flight cachet verso, correctly franked 2F25 overseas postage, 10F airmail surcharge and 2F50 registration fee..
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Lot Number: 155
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: 156
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: 157
Date: 1946, Feb 19
Est. price: £12.00
Category: France

Description: Paris 'Prisoner' Philatelic Expo, parachute mail souvenir card with red imprint cachet, franked 1F50 canc special 'Stalag' Expo cachet, also brown/white Expo vignette and large blue 'Paris-Alger' Expo cachet.
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Lot Number: 158
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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