By Category: GB Internal

Lot Number: 204
Date: 1911, Sep 9
Est. price: £70.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Coronation Aerial Post, public mail, dark brown J.& J. Colman Ltd trade advertisement London to Windsor card, addressed to Hendon, correctly rated 1/2d, posted from London, cancelled die number 5. Fine. Image.
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Lot Number: 205
Date: 1918, Dec 10
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Stamp Collecting Aerial souvenir card (facsimile of Mulready envelope) flown by Hugh Vallency from Marquise to Lympne, verso verso APO S.20 (France) dispatch cds and violet '7029' CENSOR MARK. Scarce, Newall 18.07.
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Lot Number: 206
Date: 1919, Mar 3
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Stamp Collecting Aerial souvenir card (facsimile of Mulready envelope) flown by Hugh Vallency from Marquise to Lympne, verso Le Peletier (France) dispatch cds and violet '7029' censor cachet. Scarce, Newall 18.07.
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Lot Number: 207
Date: 1933, Apr 12
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: GWR Unofficial Airmail, Cardiff -Teignmouth, black/green prepaid newspaper parcel stamp cancelled purple double line square cachet "Cardiff General, GWR 12 Apr 1933", POA Teignmouth 12.15pm/12 Apr/1933 cds. Redgrove's type A2, see p10, Great Western Air Service.
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Lot Number: 208
Date: 1933, May 15
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F Great Western Railway daily air service, Plymouth to Birmingham, 22/5 arrival cds, plain cover franked GWR 3d Airway label tied green 'Plymouth North Road/15 May 1933/GWR' canc, small mail. Faint non invasive vertical crease, see scan.
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Lot Number: 209
Date: 1933, Sep 3
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: International Airlines/Western Air Express, Plymouth to London. Scarce late usage of short lived service, plain cover franked 1 1/2d cancelled on arrival in London 3 Sep 33, black/yellow 'IA/Western Air Express' stamp tied by purple oval "International Airlines/3 Sep 1933/Plymouth" cachet. "This service was poorly advertised and short lived. Relatively few covers were carried and none are common. Covers exist carried on 24, 25 and 26 August and 1 Sept, 1933. Covers carried on other dates may exist but I have not seen any". See Redgrove p18.See 351/88/g, p154, British Air Mails, N.C.Baldwyn.
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Lot Number: 210
Date: 1933, Nov 25
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Provincial Airways Ltd, inauguration of the third GB Internal Airmail Service, " West Country Air Service", London to Plymouth, 3d orange bi-coloured vignette tied by Southampton 25 Nov 1933 machine cancel applied on arrival, framed "First Flight" cachet, plain cover. The service operated for six days only. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 211
Date: 1934, May 29
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Orcadian envelope Type 1 'First Air Mail From/the Orkney Islands' advertising envelope produced by the Orcadian Newspaper flown on the Highland Airways first flight from Kirkwall to Inverness, and onward to London, franked 1 1/2d, good strike Kirkwall/11.15am/29 MY/1934. Image.
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Lot Number: 212
Date: 1934, Jun 6
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Cover flown on Zucker's first trial rocket flight on the Sussex Downs, bearing blue 1934 Apex vignette overprinted red for the rocket post, hand stamped with the trial firing cachet in black , red machine postmark Brighton 6 June 1934. Signed by Gerhard Zucker.
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Lot Number: 213
Date: 1934, Aug 20
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, an exceedingly rare first flight cover to Cowes Isle of Wight cancelled with the Douglas Isle of Man 10am postmark, Flown on the first stage to Manchester where the flight was terminated due to weather conditions, then forwarded by surface receiving theCowes 21 Aug backstamp. Franked with a KG V 1½d photogravure on its day of issue. Making it a double first (See Redgrove p61).
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Lot Number: 214
Date: 1934, Sep 24
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, postcard flown from Liverpool to Cowes, bs 24/9, franked FDI GV 1d photogravure stamp. Cards are uncommon.
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Lot Number: 215
Date: 1934, Nov 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Air Service, new timetable, Liverpool replaces Manchester and Birmingham, first direct flight Liverpool to Belfast, airmail etiquette cover posted on arrival, franked 1 1/2d canc Belfast/1 Nov/34 cds, also fine boxed purple 'Railway Air Service 3d paid' and 'Liverpool, Lime St' and 'First Flight' cachets applied in Liverpool. This was the first time that Liverpool was put into regular aerial communication with Scotland and Ireland.
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Lot Number: 216
Date: 1934, Dec 1
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Highland Airways F/F Wick to Kirkwall, three line arrival confirmation date stamp and departure post mark both tying special red/blue vignette, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Wick cds. Most unusual for vignette to be cancelled by depart and arrival marks. Image.
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Lot Number: 217
Date: 1936, Feb 3
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: RAS covers (2) commemorating the end of RAS Railex. A reg (label) cover Liverpool-Glasow franked 4 1/2d and an ordinary cover London-Glasgow, franked 1 1/2d both posted on 3/2/36, the last date before the termination of the RAS Railex service. Both addressed to the noted aviation collector, Dr G Joseph, Glasgow. The rules applying at that time stated that registered covers had to be sent by the fastest route, so it is likely that the registered cover was flown.Neither cover went by Railex.
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Lot Number: 218
Date: 1938, Oct 3
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: North Eastern Airways, F/F Bradford to London, two Croydon circular receivers, one purple and one blue, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, Bradford-London company vignette tied by the blue Croydon receiver, 'North Eastern Airways Ltd'. More difficult to find. Image..
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Lot Number: 219
Date: 1942, May 25
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: WARTIME SERVICES TO IRELAND. On 13th September 1939 all airmail services were suspended due to the declaration of war. On 1st August 1941 RAS opened a mail carrying service between Belfast and Liverpool with the addition of a 3d air fee. Hence the inclusive charge of 5 1/2d on this cover from sent from Ballymena to Hampshire. Few such items survived - it was wartime and there were no distinguishing marks. See Railway Air Services, John Stroud, p 72,73.
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Lot Number: 220
Date: 1947, Feb 20
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Stornaway to Glasgow, cover bearing the new 'British European Airways' cachet introduced when BEA took over this service from Scottish Airways on 20/2/47 and which replaced the previous 'Scottish Airways' cachet. No datestamp, but 'Stornoway/BAM 726/Glasgow/Fef 1947' is written in Francis Field's hand on the back and is addressed to Miss M Baldwin (? NC Baldwin), Birmingham. So a likely first day use of new cachet. Covers bearing this cachet are scarce.
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Lot Number: 221
Date: 1947, Sep 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F All Up Service between N. Ireland and Great Britain, Belfast to Liverpool, BEA ?All-up Service? cover.
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Lot Number: 222
Date: 1951, Mar 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F Irish Sea Night mail, Manchester to Belfast,bs 13/3, franked 2 1/2d tied by boxed violet rectangular 'Irish Sea Night Air Mail Services' flight cachet, BEA.
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Lot Number: 223
Date: 1951, Mar 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F Irish sea night air mail service, Belfast to Manchester, special cachet, arrival cds, franked with BEA 6d letter stamp, plain cover, POA, only 150 flown, Aer Lingus
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Lot Number: 224
Date: 1951, Oct 30
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Commemorative cover with red cachet marking the inauguration of the Birmingham Air Terminal at the Civic Centre, opened by Lord Douglas of Kirrteside. Scarce, but likely unflown
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Lot Number: 225
Date: 1953, Nov 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: BEA increase air letter rate to 8d, umm set of 3, two original B&W PPC's showing BEA 'Elizabethan' class, and 'Viscount' Discovery class in flight. Also BEA circular 'Silver Wing Service' baggage label. All nicely laid out on a one page display card.
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Lot Number: 226
Date: 1953, Nov 25
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown Birmingham-London, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA Birmingham dated depart cachet, posted on arrival in London.
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Lot Number: 227
Date: 1953, Nov 25
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown London-Guernsey, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA London dated depart cachet, posted on arrival.
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Lot Number: 228
Date: 1953, Nov 25
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: First day BEA 8d crest in shield label, official cover flown London-Jersey, franked QEII 2 1/2d, 8d label tied by BEA London dated depart cachet, posted on arrival.
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Lot Number: 229
Date: 1954, Jun 27
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: British European Airways letter labels, sixth issue, 27th June 1954, official cover flown Glasgow to London bearing the set of 3 air letter stamps, also unmounted mint set of three 10d, 1/5d and 2/2d.
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Lot Number: 230
Date: 1954, Sep 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Belfast to London, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA.
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Lot Number: 231
Date: 1954, Sep 1
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London to Southampton, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA, carried by helicopter..
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Lot Number: 232
Date: 1954, Sep 2
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Kirkwall to London, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA.
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Lot Number: 233
Date: 1955, Jun 11
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Strike Mail, cover fown fom Linton on Ouse to Northolt, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d canc Brighouse/11 Jne.1955/ Yorkshire'.Scarce, ex Stratton. The route is confirmed in Francis Field's hand verso. Also included is a 350 word article 'Railway Strike 1955' with info on the four emergency mail routes and a map reprinted from 'The Aero Field'.
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Lot Number: 234
Date: 1956, Jul 3
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Birmingham to Leicester, official cover carried on second day of new service, franked BEA 10d, cachet "By Helicopter Service", POA, BEA.
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Lot Number: 235
Date: 1956, Jul 3
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Nottingham to Birmingham, official cover carried on second day of new service, franked BEA 10d, cachet "By Helicopter Service", POA, BEA.
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Lot Number: 236
Date: 1961, Oct 5
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: British European Airways Airways letter labels, 9th issue. Two covers, each bearing the one shilling issue, flown from London to Jersey on the 5th of October 1961 with the company's cache and a letter stamp destination in black and in purple.
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Lot Number: 237
Date: 1964, Dec 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Cambrian Airways Ltd, first day of service authorised by GPO to use Air Letter labels, Belfast to Liverpool, POA 2 Dec 1964, cover bearing a one shilling Air Letter stamp handstamped with the Cambrian Airways departure cachet in blue.
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