By Category: Kenya

Lot Number: 408
Date: 1927, Feb 13
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Kenya

Description: East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, internal feeder mail from Nairobi, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, bs 20/2, franked Kenya and Uganda 20c and 50c canc Nairobi cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall, rated 100u), ms "Air Mail/ via Kisumu/Khartoum", plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.
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Lot Number: 409
Date: 1927, Feb 13
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Kenya

Description: East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, internal feeder mail from Nairobi, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, franked Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Malindi 8 Jan cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet , ms 'By Air/Via Kisumu', plain cover FRONT ONLY with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.
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Lot Number: 410
Date: 1931, Mar 10
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Kenya

Description: F/F, Kisumu to London, no arrival ds, flown on first return Engand-East Africa service, official yellow/blue 'Rising Sun' cover, franked 60c, Imperial Airways. Exceptionally fine.
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Lot Number: 411
Date: 1931, Mar 10
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Interrupted first northbound flight, Kisumu to Butiaba, bs 18/3, via Kampala 11/3, carried on return of inaugural London to East Africa service, plain cover franked 30c with attractive red/blue/black IAW 'Fly Europe,Africa, India & The East' vignette on the front, and an Imperial Airways/Airways House circular cachet verso. The 'City of Kampala' was delayed, so the stop at Butiaba was cancelled and mail was returned to Kampala, bs 11/3. It eventually reached Butiaba on the second northbound flight.
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Lot Number: 412
Date: 1931, Jul 8
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Kenya

Description: F/F Nairobi to Kisumu, bs 8/7, Tunstall cover franked 35c, violet "Local Air Fee Paid" hs and ms "By First Flight Nairobi-Kisumu", Wilson AW/Imperial AW.
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Lot Number: 413
Date: 1931, Oct 21
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Kenya

Description: F/F First acceptance of mail f rom Nairobi to Dar es Salaam, bs 23/10, mail train to Mombasa then Tanganyika Government Feeder Service to Dar es Salaam, Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds. Small mail.
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Lot Number: 414
Date: 1931, Oct 22
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Nairobi to Tanga, 23/10, carried on first airmail link between GB and Tanganyika via Imperial Airways, GB to Kisumu, mail train to Mombasa, and Tanganyika Government Service from Mombasa to Tanga. Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds, ms 'By First Flight/Kisumu-Tanga. Small mail. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 415
Date: 1931, Oct 23
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Nairobi to Zanzibar carried on first airmail link between GB and Tanganyika via Imperial Airways GB to Kisumu, mail train to Mombasa, and Tanganyika Government Service from Mombasa to Zanzibar, bs 23/10. Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds, ms 'By First Flight/Kisumu-Zanzibar. Small mail.
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Lot Number: 416
Date: 1931, Oct 31
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Kenya

Description: First acceptance of mail from Kisumu for Tanga, bs 1/11, via Nairobi 31/10, registered airmail cover franked Kenya 80c canc KIsumu cds, typed 'First Air Mail/From Kisumu-Nairobi/Per Wilson Airways/From Mombasa-Tanga/Per Tanganyika Government Aeroplane', Wilson Airways to Nairobi, train to Mombasa, Tanganyika Government Aeroplane to Tanga. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 417
Date: 1932, Aug 17
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Wilson Airways feeder service, F/F Nairobi to Mombasa, Tunstall cover, bs 18/8. Rated 60 pts by Newall.
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Lot Number: 418
Date: 1932, Aug 20
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Kenya

Description: East African coastal route feeder service, Dar es Salaam to Nairobi via Zanzibar, Tanga and Mombassa, first flight Wilson Airways Mombassa to Nairobi, plain cover franked 35 cents, typed 'First Flight Mombassa to Nairobi. Only 29 covers carried on the Tanga to Nairobi leg. Few faint tone spots.
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Lot Number: 419
Date: 1936, Sep 6
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Kenya/Uganda/Tanganyika to Costa Rica, no arrival ds, via Dodoma 17/9, airmail cover franked 65c canc Mpwapwi cds, airmail etiquette by red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London, uncommon violet 'By Air to/London', ms 'Via London and New York' . Flown by Imperial Airways to London, then surface to destination via New York. Uncommon origin and destination.
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