By Category: Germany

Lot Number: 345
Date: 1922, Dec 11
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Germany

Description: Instone Air Line, Cologne to London, bs 12/12, via Brussels, buff cover, 21x10cm, dual franked GB 1 1/2d&2d stamps, and Germany nine air stamps values to 3M blue, cancelled six strikes 'Army Post Office/11 Dec 22/S 40', fine strike black st. line 'Air Mail Post' hs, dark blue/black P25 airmail etiquette. Central non invasive ironed vertical fold, see scan. The Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne, Germany in 1919 to provide postal support of the first British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) and was closed in 1929 when the force was finally withdrawn from Germany.
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Lot Number: 346
Date: 1923, Jun 26
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Germany

Description: Instone Air Line, Cologne to London, bs 12/12, via Brussels, plain cover, franked GB 1d x2 & 1 1/2d stamps, canc 'Army Post Office/11 Dec 22/S 40', ms 'Cologne-London', dark blue/black P25 airmail etiquette. The Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne, Germany in 1919 to provide postal support of the first British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) and was closed in 1929 when the force was finally withdrawn from Germany. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 347
Date: 1925, Dec 5
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Germany

Description: SCADTA "Consular" one cover system, Germany to Colombia, Hamburg to Bogota, bs 2/2/33. , via Barranquilla, 29/12 , where a 30c Scadta "A" 1923 '12mm' consular opt was affixed well clear of other adhesives and cancelled with fine strike red 'Servicio/Scatda/Barranquila/31.XII 1925. The cover was then forwarded to Bogota. A plain cover franked Germany 25pf tied dated Hamburg 5.12.25 cds, black/green "Par Avion/Barranqulla-Neiva" etiquette issued in Berlin for customers in Germany and rated rare by Mair. The one cover system used a single envelope which had to include the appropriated national surface rate. This saved SCADTA time and money as they no longer had to affix the national stamp. Super early item.
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Lot Number: 348
Date: 1931, Dec 1
Est. price: £13.00
Category: Germany

Description: Germany to Paraguay, Aeropostale cover pre-printed in Germany (this one with C.G.A. printed in red) postmarked Hamburg December 1st, 1931 with transit b/s Strasbourg December 2nd and Marseille December 3 with Paraguay arrival b/s December 19th (town illegible but addressed to Concepcion).
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