By Category: GB External

Lot Number: 127
Date: 1925, Feb 6
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial AW, London to Holland, bs, plain cover franked 2d postage + 2 1/2d air fee, dark blue/black etiquette.
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Lot Number: 128
Date: 1927, Mar 9
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Jinja 5/4 via Kisumu, bs 31/3, plain cover franked 7 1/2d, red 'Kenya-Sudan/MR 31 27/Air Mail' hs verso, black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair, 'Undelivered For Reason Stated' and 'Unknown' hs's. Returned by surface to sender with various routing marks.The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field.
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Lot Number: 129
Date: 1927, Mar 10
Est. price: £225.00
Category: GB External

Description: Attempted first regular airmail to Kenya, London to Kisumu, bs 31/3, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded ds, ms 'By 1st Regular Air Service to Kenya', red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front, Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89).
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Lot Number: 130
Date: 1927, Mar 10
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for 1st Gladstone flight, addressed to 'His Honour Justice Guthrie Smith', franked 7 1/2d canc London Foreign Section 10/3 cds to Kampala, arrival ds 4/4, via Kisumu 31/3, bears red circular cachet for "Keyna-Sudan Air Mail" verso. The reason there is no red cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London March 10 1927, but abandoned due to breakdown of hydroplane on Lake Victoria" is because the mailing of this particular cover was not arranged by Francis Field. Newall (p89), 280 units. Few closed non invasive top edge tears, see image..
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Lot Number: 131
Date: 1927, Sep 28
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: Captain Gladstone's last flight, Khartoum to JInja, bs 17/10, Smye 'Union Jack' patriotic cover franked 1/2d printed paper rate plus 6d air fee, fine strike red 'Uganda-Sudan/Oc 17/27/Air Mail' cachet verso. Open letter, flap neatly removed.
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Lot Number: 132
Date: 1927, Sep 28
Est. price: £120.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Kisumu, bs 17/10, and on to Nairobi 18/10, carried on Gladstone's return flight in the repaired Pelican, red circular "Kenya-Sudan Air Mail" cachet, franked 7 1/2d canc London FS cds, ms "Per Khartoum-Kisumu/Air Mail", plain cover, black/dark blue etiquette, Francis Field authentication hs verso. Newall 160u, see illustration of this particular cover on p96.
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Lot Number: 133
Date: 1927, Sep 29
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: Captain Gladstone's last flight Khartoum to Kisumu 17/10,airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d canc Huddersfield cds, red 'Kenya-Sudan/Oct 17/27/Air Mail' cachet,
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Lot Number: 134
Date: 1927, Sep 29
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: Gladstone second "Pelican" service, London to Jinja, bs 17/10, carried on Gladstone's first flight in the repaired Pelican, red double ring "Uganda-Sudan Air Mail" cachet, plain cover franked 7 1/2d canc Wrexham cds, ms "Experimental Service/Cairo-Uganda".
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Lot Number: 135
Date: 1927, Oct 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: October 13th UK dispatch Gladstone experimental air mail service to Uganda and Kenya continued by surface beyond Cairo due to extenove damage of the 'Pelican'. Airmail cover addressed to Dar es Sxalaam, franked 7 1/2d canc Bromsgrove 12/10 cds.
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Lot Number: 136
Date: 1931, Feb 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways F/F London to Khartoum, bs 7/3, flown on inaugural England-East Africa service, blue/white souvenir 'Map' cover, franked 8d, violet circular 'Imperial Airways/House/London' hs verso.
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Lot Number: 137
Date: 1931, Feb 28
Est. price: £9.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Mwanza, fine strike 10 MR 1931 arrival cds verso, official white/blue map cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 138
Date: 1931, Apr 4
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: First Experimental flight, London to Port Darwin, bs 25/4, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1/4d canc London Air Mail cds, airmail etiquette IAW/Kingsford Smith/Qantas/ANA. Ironed horizontal non invasive fold 1cm from bottom edge. See image. Francis Field authenticaton hs verso.
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Lot Number: 139
Date: 1931, Dec 21
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: Kingsford Smith's and G Allen's return flight, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Melbourne, bs 22/1/32, via Darwin 19/1, plain cover correctly rated 1/4d, canc CROYDON AERODROME cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 140
Date: 1931, Dec 22
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Kingsford Smith's return flight, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Melbourne, bs 22/1/32, plain airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 1/4d, canc London FS/Air Mail cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 141
Date: 1934, Jan 6
Est. price: £125.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON TO SHANGHAI, bs 29/1, via Marseilles 10/1 and Saigon 19/1, flown at the reduced rate of 1/4d, plain cover franked 1/- & 4d canc Glasgow cds, ms 'Air Mail', blue/white airmail etiquette. This service is listed in Proud's Postal History of British Airmails page 228. But he says that no covers carried on this service have ever been seen. So this item is truly one for the exhibit..
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Lot Number: 142
Date: 1934, Apr 22
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Airmail GB to Iraq, Reading to Hinaidi, red/white/blue Philatelic Magazine cover franked 6d, front and verso fine strike uncommon violet framed 'Please advise your correspondents that the combined air and postage fee etc ......................................................', see scan. Non invasive closed tear rh edge, see scan.
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Lot Number: 143
Date: 1934, Sep 24
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: FDI KGV photogravure 1d, Birmingham to Johannesburg, plain cover franked FDI 1d + additional 1/2d, canc Birmingham/24 Sep cds, typed 'By Air B'ham-London and airmail etiquette both cancelled by red doble bar Jusqu'a applied in London. Flown B'ham-Londn, then surface. An explanatory note from Francis J Field on his headed notepaper accompanies this item. An unusual item in fine condition, a nice one for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 144
Date: 1934, Dec 8
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Brisbane, bs 21/12, carried on the extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, rated 1/3d, red/white/blue official Imperial Airways/Qantas cover.
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Lot Number: 145
Date: 1934, Dec 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Cloncurry, bs 20/12, carried on F/F extension of London-Singapore service to Australia, red/white/blue souvenir Imperial Airways/Qantas cover addressed to Wheatcroft and correctly rated 1/3d, canc nice strikes x3 Croydon Aerodrome cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 146
Date: 1935, Jan 8
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Cover flown by German air service London to Buenos Aires, bs 18/1, via Berlin 11/1, airmail etiquette cover franked GB 4x 1/--, nice red "Deutch Luftpost Europa Sud America" cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 147
Date: 1935, Jan 21
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: KGV photogravure 2d orange FDI canc Huddersfield cds on airmail cover, London to Sweden, b/s, violet 'First Day 2d/Air Mail Par Avion' cachet verso. Cat £40 Bradbury 2008
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Lot Number: 148
Date: 1935, Feb 24
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Morocco, Tangier 26/2 arrival ds on front, via Paris 25/2, airmail etiquette cover franked KGV 1d x2, 1 1/2d and 2 1/2d, correctly rated 6d per 1/2 oz, canc Halifax cds, blue/white 'Via France' label, ms 'By Air Mail'.
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Lot Number: 149
Date: 1935, Apr 1
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Budapest, correctly rated 4d, bs 2/4, (held up by bad weather), special black cachet applied on arrival, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 150
Date: 1935, Apr 01
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Budapest, rated 4d, b/s 2/4, (held up by bad weather), large special black cachet applied on arrival), Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 151
Date: 1935, Jul 11
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Airmail to ship, Eastbourne to Hammerfest, Norway, fine arrival ds's on front and verso, sepia PPC showing Eastbourne pier in early morning, franked blue 2 1/2d SG (uncommon on cover), addressed to the ship's purser RMS Carinthia. A Cunard transatlantic passenger liner. converted into an armed merchant cruiser at start of WW II, and was torpedoed and sunk off Irish coast in 1940. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 152
Date: 1936, Feb 9
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F New Khartoum to Kano sevice, London to Kano, franked 6d, b/s 16/2, typed 'First Airmail to Kano', violet 'First Flight' hs, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 153
Date: 1936, Mar 17
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: British Airways, New England -Scandinavia service, London to Malmo, b/s 18/3, blue/green/cream souvenir cover franked 2 1/2d canc London cds.
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Lot Number: 154
Date: 1936, Oct 15
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Lagos on first Kano-Lagos extension of London-Nigeria service, typed endorsement "First Flight Air Mail to Lagos", bs 22/10, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 155
Date: 1937, Feb 7
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB External

Description: PILOT SIGNED 'DAEDELUS', UK To Nigeria, LONDON TO LAGOS by Imperial Airways Africa AS317 southbound service by Heracles to Athens arriving 2 days late, then by Satyrus to Cairo (2 days late) and Hengist to Khartoum (4days late) where it was carried by DAEDALUS on the F/F IAW West Africa feeder service to KANO (2 days late), and then by surface to Lagos bs 19/2.Also five related newspaper clippings inc picture of pilot. Scarce item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 156
Date: 1938, Jan 31
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: FDI GB 2d and 3d definitves on attractive Philatelic Magazine registered (label London EC 20) airmail cover, flown London to Transvaal, S. Africa, black framed 'First Day Cover' hs. Uncommon item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 157
Date: 1938, Jul 29
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: UK TO MADAGASCAR, LONDON TO TANANARIVE, by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA southbound service DS114 which left Southampton on 30/7, via Kisumu on 'Caledonia' 1/8, arriving Dar e Salaam 3/8 on 'Clio', where it was transferred to AIR AFRIQUE/SABENA for carriage to Tananarive, bs 6/8. Commercial etiquette cover FRANKED 10d for air rate.
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Lot Number: 158
Date: 1938, Aug 8
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Five view colour letter card showing views of New Brighton franked 1 1/2d, canc Wallasey cds, red 'Postage due paid 3d' and 3d NZ postage due stamp with black framed PO reminder verso. The letter was double weight but only pre-paid for 1/2oz, and charged 3d Postage Due in Auckland. Slight non invasive top edge damage.
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Lot Number: 159
Date: 1938, Aug 16
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: Queen Mary airmail cover GB to USA, Maidenhead to Fort Worth, Texas, bs 24/8, and forwarded to Lake Taho, arrival ds on front. Airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, carried from Southampton to New York by sea (QUEEN MARY) then flown by US internal air service to destination, ms "Via SS Queen Mary C.W.S./Sailing Aug 17th. Uncommon with good routing.
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Lot Number: 160
Date: 1938, Dec 9
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to St Petersburg, Florida, bs 12/12, carried by SS QUEEN MARY to New York, then US internal air service to Florida, plain cover franked 5d, ms 'By Air Mail from New York', tied airmail etiquette, see scan.
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Lot Number: 161
Date: 1939, Jul 7
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to San Jose, Costa Rica, bs 16/7, HR Harmer, Bond Street cover correctly rated 9d for 1/2oz surface tpo New York, then OAT to Costa Rica by US airmail service, see Proud p236.
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Lot Number: 162
Date: 1939, Aug 4
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways first Northern trans Atlantic flight Southampton to New York, bs 6/8, plain cover franked 1/3d Image.
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Lot Number: 163
Date: 1948, Jul 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: First Post War Resumption of "All Up Mail" to Europe, London to Helsinki, franked 3d (first class mail without surcharge), official red "winged/3d" cachet, BEA.
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Lot Number: 164
Date: 1958, Jun 03
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: BEA F/F London to Poznan, blue cachet.
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Lot Number: 165
Date: 1970, Jun 2
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: BOAC F/F London-Tokyo, bs 3/7, souvenir cover franked 1/9d.
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Lot Number: 166
Date: 1971, Mar 11
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: BEA Trident F/F, London to Madrid, official cover, b/s, POA, BEA
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Lot Number: 167
Date: 1971, Apr 7
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB External

Description: BEA Trident F/F London to Reykjavik, bs 7/4, souvenir cver.
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