By Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Lot Number: 370
Date: 1932, Jul 13
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: France to Egypt, PARIS TO CAIRO on the weekly Air Orient flight, posted Paris 13/7 cds, leaving Marseilles 14/7, carried by flying boat to Beirut 15/7, and (likely) on by air to Cairo bs 16/7. Plain cover, red/black etiquette, franked F5.50 for likely carriage 'all the way' by air to include Lebanon to Marseille F3/10g air fee + 50c/0-20/g colonial. Good routing.
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Lot Number: 371
Date: 1932, Nov 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: South Africa To Germany, YEOVILLE (JOHANNESBURG) TO BERLIN by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN88 which left Cape Town 9/11 on C.Baghdad, arriving Brindisi 18/11 on Scipio flying boat via Khartoum 15/11 on C.Coventry. On by surface to Berlin 20/11 arrival ds. Registered 4d PE with additional 2/-, RATED 2/4 for 4d registration plus 2/- for double air rate.
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Lot Number: 372
Date: 1932, Nov 13
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Airmail India to Morocco, KARACHI to TANGIER, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS WESTBOUND service IW 190 by 'Hadrian' which left Karachi 23/11 cds, via Galilee 27/11 on 'Sylvanus' arriving one day late at Paris 29/11 on 'Heracles'. By French airline to Marseilles, bs 30/11 and on to Morocco bs BPO Tangier 2/12 and , readdressed to UK. Airmail etiquette cover with embossed green logo on flap RATED 9 1/2 annas Some rough top edge opening..
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Lot Number: 373
Date: 1933, Jan 7
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Tanganyika to Austria. MOSHI TO VIENNA, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN96 which left the same day and arrived Brindisi 14 January (b/s 15 January), on C.Delhi to Kisumu 8/1, Horsa to Wadi Halfa 11/1 and flying boat Scipio to Brindisi, then surface to Vienna. Plain cover, 'Par Avion/By Air Mail' hs and black cross Jusqu'a applied at Brindisi and annulling carriage by air, DOUBLE RATED 1.65c (75c x2 air fee + 15c ordinary).
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Lot Number: 374
Date: 1933, Jan 27
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Tanganyika to Czechoslovakia. MOSHI to OPAVA, 6/2 arrival ds on front, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service AN 99 which departed Moshi 29/1 on 'Helena', arriving Brindisi 3/2 on 'Scipio' where airmail etiquette was cancelled with a large Brindisi black cross Jusqu'a, and on by surface to destination. B&W PPC of West African native, FRANKED 35c for air rate. Horizontal crease across picture but not visible from front.
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Lot Number: 375
Date: 1933, Feb 10
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: F/F CAIRO-ALEXANDRIA LINK, Kenya to France. MOMBASA to PARIS by Imperial Airways AFRICAN service AN 101 which left Nairobi 11/2 on 'C.Baghdad', to Cairo and Alexandria on 'C.Glasgow', arriving Brindisi 17/2 on 'Sylvanus'. Carriage by air was cancelled with Brindisi black cross Jusqu'a and on by train to Paris. This service was the first in which the Cairo-Alexandria link was flown, Wingent p38.
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Lot Number: 376
Date: 1933, Mar 28
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: South West Africa to Italy, WINDHOEK TO MILAN, 8/4, flown by SWAA to Kimberley, then by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN service AN 108 which left Jo'burg 30/3 arriving Kisumu 2/4 on 'C.Karachi', Cairo 5/4 on 'Horsa', and Brindisi 7/4 on 'Satyrus' where carriage by air was terminated and airmail etiquette cancelled by ms red cross (Jusqu'a). On by rail to Milan bs 8/4. Plain cover, ms 'Per Luftpost', bears attractive multicoloured advertising vignette verso, FRANKED 1/- air rate. Attractive item, ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 377
Date: 1933, Apr 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Germany to Tanganyika, HAMBURG TO DAR ES SALAAM bs 20/4 via Vienna bs 13/4, carried by Lufthansa to Athens where transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA service AS111 arriving Alexandria bs 15/4 on 'Scipio', and Nairobi 19/4 on 'Hadrian' where transferred to Wilson Airways arriving Dar es Salaam bs 20/4.Commercial corner etiquette cover typed 'By Airmail via Kairo' , ms '10g', FRANKED 65pf UPU rate plus 40pf air fee. First southbound African service by 'Amalthea', and the first to be operated by an AW XV from Kisumu, ref Wingent p40. Good routing, fine transit date stamps, ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 378
Date: 1933, Jul 11
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Tanganyika to Hungary. PORT SAID to BUDAPEST, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service AN 122 which departed Alexandria 12/11, via Athens 13/11 arriving Brindisi 14/11 and on by surface to destination. Plain cover FRANKED 30mils for 20mils UPU rate plus 9mils air fee to Greece, 1 mils excess m/s ?Jusquא Athens?.
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Lot Number: 379
Date: 1933, Sep 19
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Rare commercial airmail PALESTINE TO INDIA, JERUSALEM TO RAMNA, by Palestine Railway to Gaza, then by Imperial Airways eastbound service IE 234 which left Gaza 20/9 on Satyrus, arriving Karachi 22/9 on Hannibal, and on by surface to Ramna 26/9. Plain cover franked 18mls, etiquette cancelled by black framed 'Karachi/Cancelled/22 Sep' hs. On this flight Satyrus made a record flight across the Mediterranean from Greece to Egypt in 4 1/2 hours, see wingent p103.
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Lot Number: 380
Date: 1934, Dec 6
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Airmail JAMAICA TO UGANDA, HALF WAY TO ENTEBBE, by air to New York, then by sea to UK, then by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA SOUTHBOUND SERVICE AS176 which left Croydon 26/12 on Syrinx, departed Khartoum 30/12 on Hengist arriving Entebbe 31/12 arrival ds on front. Redirected by road to Kitale 3/1/35 via Kampala 1/1. Airmail etiquette cover franked 1/3d. First southbound African service by Hengist after conversion from European to Eastern standard, ref Wingent p65. Uncommon origin/destination, see scan, ex Proud..
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Lot Number: 381
Date: 1934, Dec 6
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: F/F Australia to England, Dungog to Truro, non philatelic PPC showing Soldiers' Memorial Hall, Dungog, franked SG151 and 139 (cat £24 used), airmail etiquette. Dungog is a country town in NSW, pop 2000.
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Lot Number: 382
Date: 1939, Apr 6
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings

Description: Special Delivery airmail, Florida to The Queen Mary', New York, bs 7/4, plain cover franked 6c + 10c Special Delivery, violet 'Special Delivery-Air Mail' hs, cabin number #'B67' added by ship's purser.
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