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Lot Number: 645
Date: 1931, Jun 21
Est. price: £385.00
Category: United States

Description: Post and Gatty Round the World flight in "Winnie Mae", cancelled Mineola, New York, June 21, Berlin Jun 24, and Mineola Jul 1 return arrival ds, all cancellations are on the front of the cover, also two magenta Russian hand stamped seals. Signed by Post and Gatty. Also three photos of plane & flyers. A superb lot in pristine condition.
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Lot Number: 646
Date: 1931, Jul 28
Est. price: £150.00
Category: United States

Description: Non-Stop Flight New York - Istanbul, Boardman and Polando, American Legion card postmarked Boston, Sep 8, and backstamped Istanbul, Jul 30, 1931, signed by Russell Boardman front and verso. See AmAMC T/O1145a.
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Lot Number: 647
Date: 1935, Nov 18
Est. price: £75.00
Category: United States

Description: Uncommon 'Outer Envelope 'First Transpacific airmail flight, San Francisco to Honolulu, bs 23/11, commercial corner cover franked 50c ordinary, canc New York/Nov 18/1935 duplex, good strike green F/F cachet. Shortage of 25 'Clipper' stamps led to the production of 'outer envelopes' which were returned to dispatchers and are regarded as a legitimate inclusion in a Pacific collection (for a full explanation see p140, US AMC Vol 3). The lot also contains the original communication from the POD, Washington enclosed with the returned 'Outer Envelope'.
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Lot Number: 648
Date: 1937, Apr 21
Est. price: £75.00
Category: United States

Description: Acceptance for India for carriage on the FAM 14 F/F from US to Hong Kong, San Francisco to Karachi, framed 'Karachi/Cancelled/5 May 37' hs cancelling airmail etiquette, via Hong Kong 28/4, and reposted to Calcutta 11/5, plain cover franked new issue 50c & 20c, fine strike blue F/14 official cachet 'F/F to Asia' globe overlying 'San Francisco to Hong Kong' globe. HK became the gateway for Far East mail addressed to points beyond and was forwarded by air, as far as India, at no extra cost by airlines of China and by Imperial Airways, scarce. A great item for the exhibit. Image.
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Lot Number: 649
Date: 1939, Jun 20
Est. price: £125.00
Category: United States

Description: First Pan Am and Imperial AW, Westerly 'All the Way by Air' around the world dispatch, New York to New York, via San Francisco, Hong Kong, bs Kowloon 28/6, Bangkok, Alexandria and Marseilles bs 5/7, registered (label) souvenir cover franked US 85c air canc 20/6, Hong Kong $1.20 canc 29/6 cds, and France 14F50 canc Marseilles canc 7/7 cds. Superb item in pristine condition. Displayed on album page with a detailed explanation of route,
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Lot Number: 650
Date: 1939, Jun 24
Est. price: £225.00
Category: United States

Description: A fascinating triple/quadruple short paid first flight cover being a first acceptance of US mail for England (FAM 18), for Bangkok and Hong Kong (FAM 18 and Imperial Airways) for carriage on the inaugural Pan Am North Atlantic route. It was then intended for OAT on what would be the first FAM 18 Pan American & Imperial Airways Round the World Flight New York-England-Bangkok-Hong Kong-Honolulu-San Francisco-New York. But the postage paid at Hong Kong was insufficient for transport by, so it completed its journey by sea.. Airmail cover, 22x11cm, postmarked New York 24/6/39, London 29/6, Victoria HK 8/7, and New York 8/8, FAM 18 F/F cachet, black 'T' in circle and red 'Postage Due (ms 4) Cents', Displayed on three album pages including the original USPO document dated 7 August (see web site scan) and a detailed explanation of route, dates, and postage costs. An exceptional exhibit item.
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Lot Number: 651
Date: 1939, Jun 24
Est. price: £325.00
Category: United States

Description: First Pan American and Imperial Airways Round the World Flight carrying the first acceptance of mail for Bangkok and Hong Kong for carriage on F/F Pan Am Northern Trans-Atlantic NY-London service , then OAT to Bangkok by Imperial Airways Eastbound Southampton-Sydney service, Bangkok-Hong Kong by IAW, framed 'American Consulate General /Hong Kong' receiver dated Jul 7- 1939, then HK (10/7 depart cds tying HK stamps) to Honolulu on California Clipper, then Honolulu (25/7 depart cds) to San Francisco and on to New York 28/7 arrival cds. Attractive registered (hs) red/white/blue eagle and stars airmail cover, franked US 50c & 30c airs and HK $3.05, official red FAM18 fight cachet,. Displayed on two album pages including detailed account of route and the original Registered Mailing Receipt. A superb exhibit item in pristine condition.
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Lot Number: 652
Date: 1939, Jun 28
Est. price: £125.00
Category: United States

Description: First Pan Am/Imperial Airways Easterly Round the World Flight, New York to New York via Hong Kong, Alexandria and Marseilles, bs 30/6/39, also the first acceptance of US mail for Hong Kong for carriage on the first passenger flight of the 'Dixie Clipper', four page souvenir red/white/blue 'flying boat' cover franked US 30c canc Jun 28, France 6F45 canc Paris cds, and Hong Kong canc Jul 13, Displayed on two album pages including detailed account of route.
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Lot Number: 653
Date: 1939, Aug 9
Est. price: £100.00
Category: United States

Description: First Pan Am and Imperial AW Eastward 'All the Way by Air' around the world dispatch, New York to New York, via Imperial Airways inaugural transatlantic air service New York (Aug 9, depart cds) to Southampton, London (Aug 12th machine depart cancel front and verso) to Hong Kong by Imperial Airways Eastbound service SE 165, Hong Kong to New York, Sept 12 arrival cds verso via Pan Am Pacific service to San Francisco and US transcontinental service to New York. Grey/blue Imperial Airways "Transatlantic/First regular service between Great Britain, Eire, Newfoundland, Canada and USA" souvenir cover franked US 30 air stamp canc New York Aug 9 1939 cds, GB 1 1/2d tied Aug 12th machine cancel, Hong Kong $2.80 canc Victoria 30 Aug 39 cds, and verso US 2c canc Brooklyn Sep 12th cds. Superb item in pristine condition.
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Lot Number: 654
Date: 1942, Oct 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: United States

Description: "Air Mail Service Not Available", censored WWII air mail from USA to Switzerland, plain cover franked 30c air, tying par avion etiquette cancelled Easton PA/Oct ** 1942 ds, violet two line "Return to Sender/No Service Available", sealed black/white OBE 3432 Bermuda censor. This letter eventually arrived back in USA 9 months later, bs New York/Jul 7/1943 cds. Nice WWII trans Atlantic item. day of postage not legible.
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Lot Number: 655
Date: 1947, Jun 26
Est. price: £30.00
Category: United States

Description: First Westerly Round the World Service By a Single Carrier, FAM 18/FAM 14 San Francisco to New York 4/7, via Calcutta 30/6, also detailed account attractively displayed on album leaf, see scan.
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Lot Number: 656
Date: 1948, Jan 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: United States

Description: Atlas Sky Merchant Round the World Flight, visited 42 cities, air letter sheet with 31 arrival postmarks and includes documented and illustrated text nicely displayed on an album sheet. See scan.
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Lot Number: 657
Date: 1955, Jun 2
Est. price: £75.00
Category: United States

Description: Kehr's Global Air Odyssey Round the World Flight, New York to New York, 25 stop off's, blue/white souvenir air cover with imprint vignette cancelled franked 'Fresh Air Fund' transit confirmation back stamps verso, Uncommon cover attractively written up and displayed on album leaf
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