By Category: France

Lot Number: 102
Date: 1921, May 5
Est. price: £25.00
Category: France

Description: Early airmail, Paris to London, plain cover franked 50c Merson x2 canc hexagonal Paris/*R*gluck/12.5.21,official Guynemer vignette, ms 'Par Avion'. Image.
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Lot Number: 103
Date: 1925, Jun 30
Est. price: £175.00
Category: France

Description: EXPERIMENTAL OUTWARD AND RETURN FLIGHTS on behalf of the French Air Union by R. Bajac from Paris (Seine) to London (Thames) and return, special illustrated cards flown on each leg, franked France 75c tied by Bourget Aviation cds, on reverse 'H.M.CUSTOMS & EXCISE/CROYDON AEROPLANE' cachet, the other franked 1½d and 2d (tiny top rk corner perf nibble - see scan) tied by Waddon Aerodrome cds, and France 20c Postage Due affixed upon arrival and with Paris arrival markings on reverse, both cards signed 'R. Bajac'. Fine and scarce as a pair (Newall 25.11a/b). See verso for scan of GB return.
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Lot Number: 104
Date: 1929, Nov 2
Est. price: £40.00
Category: France

Description: Early airmail, France to Syria, MARSEILLE TO ANTIOCHE, leaving Marseille Gare bs 2/11 and carried by A.U.L.O. (Air Union-Lignes D'Orient) by air to Beirut bs 5/11 and car to Damascus, then on by surface to Antioche bs 7/11 (formerly in Syria now in Turkey). Printed corner cover, franked F5.00 Merson + 25c colonial, red/black airmail etiquette, RATED F5.50 ( 5F/10g up to 12/12/29 + 50c ordinary). An early airmail to an uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 105
Date: 1932, Aug 15
Est. price: £12.00
Category: France

Description: Joigny Aviation Meting, illustrated card franked 20c and Expo vignette tied by Joigny cds and red framed Expo cachet.
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Lot Number: 106
Date: 1932, Dec 26
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: France to Indo-China, BORDEAUX TO SAIGON. Carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight leaving Marseille 29/12 arriving Saigon 6/1/33 cds. Cercle Philharmonique corner cover franked 50c for surface rate but carried by air with 'Lettre Transporte/Exceptionellement Par Avio/A Titre De Propagande' hand stamp. This is a cover with insufficient postage to benefit from air transport but which the postal administration agreed to add to its mail bags by air.
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Lot Number: 107
Date: 1935, Feb 17
Est. price: £15.00
Category: France

Description: Attempted direct non-stop flight by Codos and Rossi, Istres to Argentina, forced down at Porto Praya, Cape Verde Is, arrival ds 17/2 on front, black seven line cachet, Air France special souvenir PPC. South Atlantic route.
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Lot Number: 108
Date: 1935, Jul 10
Est. price: £15.00
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: 109
Date: 1935, Sep 13
Est. price: £20.00
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: 110
Date: 1938, Jul 24
Est. price: £15.00
Category: France

Description: La Baule Aviation Day, also F/F Belli-Ile to La Baule, souvenir PPC franked70c, canc Le Palais/Morbihan cds, two 'Club Jean Mermoz' tied by special cachet. Attractive item.
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Lot Number: 111
Date: 1939, May 25
Est. price: £15.00
Category: France

Description: Pan Am F/F Marseilles to Lisbon, bs 25/5 via Marseiilles 25/5, scarce BLACK cachet, attractive air cover franked 3F.
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