By Category: French Cameroons

Lot Number: 97
Date: 1935, May 13
Est. price: £45.00
Category: French Cameroons

Description: Trans Saharan Airmail, Douala (Cameroon) to Marseille, bs 24/5/35 Gare Avion, via Cotonau (Dahomey) 17/5, Compagnie Francaise de l'Afrique Occidentale printed cover franked 1 F50 postage + 3F air surcharge, green blue/black airmail etiquette, ms ?Via Cotonau?. Flown from Cotonau to Niamey by Compagnie Generale Transsahararienne, then by Air Afrique to Algiers, then Air France to Marseille. An interesting cover in fine condition and with good routing.
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Lot Number: 98
Date: 1943, Jul 17
Est. price: £12.00
Category: French Cameroons

Description: Douala to Conkary, 28/7 arrival cds on front, imprint etiquette cover franked 4f50, 'Je Fais La/Guerre' hs on front and 'Un Seul/But/La/Victoire (one goal victory) hs verso. Likely carried by Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940 and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).
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