By Category: Southern Rhodesia

Lot Number: 432
Date: 1932, Jan 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Gatooma-Salisbury 27/2 -London, carried Imperial AW F/F Cape Town-London, plain cover franked 10d, violet F/F cachet. Non invasive ironed vertical crease. See image.
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Lot Number: 433
Date: 1934, Mar 9
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: RANA F/F Salisbury to Blantyre, bs 9/3, black two line "S Rhodesia Nyasaland" hs's, violet 'First Official Air Mail', official souvenir cover with trimotor silhouette franked 4d.
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Lot Number: 434
Date: 1934, Aug 1
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: First dispatch of mail from S. Rhodesia to Portuguese East Africa, Bulawayo to Tananarive b/s 4/8, Imperial Airways 'winged logo' cover, franked 1/3d, typed "Via Broken Hill". Carried by Imperial AW to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new Franco-Belgian 'Broken Hill-Madagascar' service. For good references see Morton 2005.
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Lot Number: 435
Date: 1935, Oct 5
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Umtali to London, 19/19 Ibstock arrival cds on front, carried on the Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways first internal flight from Umtali to Salisbury, b/s 5/10, Wyndham cover franked 6d, canc Umtali cds, airmail etiquette, typed 'First Air Mail Flight/Umtali-England'. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Only 15 flown.
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Lot Number: 436
Date: 1937, Jun 30
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: First direct flight Bulawayo to Beira by RANA to Beira, b/s 30/6, red three line cachet, violet "Por Avio" hs, printed etiquette cover franked 2d, Francis Field authentication hs verso. This flight connected with the Flying Boat service from Durban but only 25 covers were flown to Beira (ref. Stern).This fight is recorded in but a few of the standard works of reference.
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Lot Number: 437
Date: 1946, Jul 23
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Salisbury to London carried on the first post war Springbok service by DC4 from Johannesburg to London via Nairobi, Khartoum and Tripoli, franked 1/3d at Salisbury (1d PSE with additional 6d, 8d). LESS THAN 10 CARRIED.
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