By Category: South Africa

Lot Number: 398
Date: 1925, Mar 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Experimental Flights between Cape Town and Durban March-June 1925. Port Elizabeth to England, cover correctly franked 2d + 6d air (1d more for overseas), black double ring 'SA Air Mail/AA Lugpos/ 6 Mar 25' on front.
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Lot Number: 399
Date: 1929, Aug 24
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Cape Town to Johannesburg, interrupted at Bloemfontein and contnued by mail to Jo'burg, bs 24/8, registered (label) cover franked 1/9d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd. Some rough opening verso edge and hinge marks.
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Lot Number: 400
Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: F/F Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, no arrival ds, uncommon red st. line "Miller Service, 1929", "Per First Flight" and "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, PC franked 4 1/2d. Image.
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Lot Number: 401
Date: 1932, Jan 26
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Windhoek to London, bs Liverpool and Anglesey,18/2, for carriage on the 1st schedule flight northbound between London and Cape Town , registered (hs) cover franked South West Africa 1/10d tied Windhoek commemorative postmark.
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Lot Number: 402
Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First scheduled flight northbound between London and Cape Town, Cape Town to London, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/-. 'Cape Town, South Africa / to London England/January 27th 1932 'label on front.
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Lot Number: 403
Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Interrupted flight Kimberley to Mbeya, bs 6/2, carried on first regular flight Cape Town-London, left Cape Town January 27 but forced down at Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, delayed 7 days, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 404
Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £15.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Interrupted flight KImberley to Moshi, bs 7/2, carried on first regular flight Cape Town-London, left Cape Town January 27 but forced down at Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, delayed 7 days, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 405
Date: 1933, Jan 27
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South Africa

Description: South Africa to Ireland, DOORNFONTEIN TO RATH MAONAS, DUBLIN, 6/2 arrival ds on front, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service AN 99 which departed Cape Town 25/1 on 'Helena' to Alexandria on 'Scipio', arriving Croydon 5/2 on 'Horatius'. Registered 4d PSE with additional 1/-, RATED 1/- for double air fee, and 4d registration. Mail carried by Helena returning from a curtesy visit. It was the first time an HP42 had operated south of Kisumu, ref Wingent p36. Some light crumpling, see scan.
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Lot Number: 406
Date: 1933, May 30
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South Africa

Description: South Africa to Germany, PRETORIA to BERLIN, By Imperial Airways AFRICA northbound service AN 117 which left 31 May on 'ARTEMIS' arriving Athens 8 June on 'Hadrian', where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service arriving Berlin 9/6 arrival cds on front and fine red Berlin C2 a arrival hs. PC FRANKED 6d.
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Lot Number: 407
Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £300.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Stampless O.H.M.S. cover to L.A.Wyndham, House of Assembly, Cape Town with the Royal Tour datestamp and violet oval 'ROYAL TOUR H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE/OFFICIAL FREE/1934' bilingual cachet, backstamped at Cape Town (Mar 9), signed by the postmaster of the Royal Train and the S.A.A. pilot Pat Murdoch. Special instructions were issued stating that all official correspondence from the Royal Train was to go by air where possible. Very scarce and unusual.
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Lot Number: 408
Date: 1938, Jul 22
Est. price: £100.00
Category: South Africa

Description: SOUTH AFRICA to NEW ZEALAND, JOANNESBURG to CARTERTON, BY IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service DN 112 which left Jo'burg 24 July and arrived on 'Corsair' at Alexandria 27 July, then transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS Sydney Eastbound SE1 which left Alexandria 29/7 and carried on 'Capella' all the way to Sydney 6/8, and on by sea to Carterton, delivered 18/8 cds.Plain cover FRANKED 1 1/2d. SERVICE DN 112 carried the first African mail to Alexandria for Eastern destinations under the third stage of the EAMS. SERVICE SE1 carried the first mail to Australia, NZ, and British territories in SW Pacific under Stage 3 of EAMS. Super double EAMS first flight cover and a sophisticated item for the exhibit, ex Ted Proud archive.. South Africa to Germany, CAPE TOWN to BERLIN, 22/8 arrival cds, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN180 which left Jo'burg 15/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 19/8 on 'Hannibal', Cairo 21/8 on 'Scipio', arriving Brindisi 21/8 where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service arriving Berlin backstamped 22/8, fine strike red Berlin C2 airmail receiver, registered 4d PSC with additiona 1/- for 4d reg and 1/- air rate. Nice item, ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 409
Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Lobito, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 410
Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg to Mossamedes, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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