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Lot Number: 2

(Collections) Australia 1929-55, a fine selection of 16 first flights including 1946 first post war civilian service Sydney-Singapore 8/4 purple o/p 7d air letter signed Furze & Moxham; 1929 2/6 Adelaide-Perth; 1930 30/5 Melbourne-Sydney; 1934 Australia-PNG 26/7; 1934 registered dual frank Australia-PNG-Australia 2/8; 1934 6/12 Brisbane-London souvenir cover; 1937 30/8 ANA Brisbane-Adelaide; 1938 31/5 Youami-Perth 2/6 and return; 1940 1/5 Australia-NZ inaugural Flying Boat Service special cover.On our web site you can inspect a front and back life size image of every cover in the collection. So view in the comfort of your own home and avoid the cost and hassle of a journey to the auction house and any risk of having to bid blind.

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Est. price: £125.00 £106.25
Category: Collections

Description: Australia 1929-55, a fine selection of 16 first flights including 1946 first post war civilian service Sydney-Singapore 8/4 purple o/p 7d air letter signed Furze & Moxham; 1929 2/6 Adelaide-Perth; 1930 30/5 Melbourne-Sydney; 1934 Australia-PNG 26/7; 1934 registered dual frank Australia-PNG-Australia 2/8; 1934 6/12 Brisbane-London souvenir cover; 1937 30/8 ANA Brisbane-Adelaide; 1938 31/5 Youami-Perth 2/6 and return; 1940 1/5 Australia-NZ inaugural Flying Boat Service special cover.On our web site you can inspect a front and back life size image of every cover in the collection. So view in the comfort of your own home and avoid the cost and hassle of a journey to the auction house and any risk of having to bid blind.

Lot Number: 4

(Collections) GB Airlines ephemera, five items including London-Nairobi luggage label, Gibraltar Airways baggage label, B&W BIF  souvenir PC, BA colour PPC, Imperial AW/Qantas England-Australia unused souvenir cover. Image.

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Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Collections

Description: GB Airlines ephemera, five items including London-Nairobi luggage label, Gibraltar Airways baggage label, B&W BIF souvenir PC, BA colour PPC, Imperial AW/Qantas England-Australia unused souvenir cover. Image.

Lot Number: 6

(Collections) Imperial Airways, 20 first flight covers, 1931-1939, including 1931 England-Australia 'all the way' Christmas flight, London-Mwanza, London-Cape Town experimental Christmas flight, Kisumu-Cape Town, Khartoum-London, Mwanza-London, and Athens-Khartoum (some flap damage); 1932 London-Sharjah souvenir cover, London-Limassol, Cyprus IAW Airways 'Egypt/Iraq/India vignette, Cape Town-Johannesburg, and London-Madras via Karachi; 1933 London-Coonoor, India; 1936 Lagos-London, Kano-Oshogbo, and London-Malmo; 1938 EAMS Cape Town-London; 1939 England-Canada registered cover franked 1/6d including KEVII 1936 set of 4, London-New York, and New York-London. All good/fine with appropriate cachets and markings. Images.

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Est. price: £125.00 £106.25
Category: Collections

Description: Imperial Airways, 20 first flight covers, 1931-1939, including 1931 England-Australia 'all the way' Christmas flight, London-Mwanza, London-Cape Town experimental Christmas flight, Kisumu-Cape Town, Khartoum-London, Mwanza-London, and Athens-Khartoum (some flap damage); 1932 London-Sharjah souvenir cover, London-Limassol, Cyprus IAW Airways 'Egypt/Iraq/India vignette, Cape Town-Johannesburg, and London-Madras via Karachi; 1933 London-Coonoor, India; 1936 Lagos-London, Kano-Oshogbo, and London-Malmo; 1938 EAMS Cape Town-London; 1939 England-Canada registered cover franked 1/6d including KEVII 1936 set of 4, London-New York, and New York-London. All good/fine with appropriate cachets and markings. Images.

Lot Number: 7

(Collections) Scotland six first flight covers, 1934-47, comprising 1934 28/5 Inverness to Orkney official red/green Highland AW vignette; 1934 Nov 1 New Contract Liverpool to Glasgow; 1934 1/12 Highland Airways Inverness to Wick 1/12 red/blue/ivory company envelope special red/blue vignette; 1934 1/12 Wick to Inverness 1/12 arrival hs; 1940 30/4 Last flight from Inverness to Kirkwall at the old 1 1/2d rate Francis Field authentication hs verso; 1947 29/9 All Up Service Belfast to Glasgow BEA ?All-up Service? cover. A splendid selection in fine to very fine condition, see scans on web site.

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Est. price: £60.00 £51.00
Category: Collections

Description: Scotland six first flight covers, 1934-47, comprising 1934 28/5 Inverness to Orkney official red/green Highland AW vignette; 1934 Nov 1 New Contract Liverpool to Glasgow; 1934 1/12 Highland Airways Inverness to Wick 1/12 red/blue/ivory company envelope special red/blue vignette; 1934 1/12 Wick to Inverness 1/12 arrival hs; 1940 30/4 Last flight from Inverness to Kirkwall at the old 1 1/2d rate Francis Field authentication hs verso; 1947 29/9 All Up Service Belfast to Glasgow BEA ?All-up Service? cover. A splendid selection in fine to very fine condition, see scans on web site.

Lot Number: 10

(Airship) First mail flight Airship USS "Los Angeles Lakehurst to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, bs 5/5, magenta air mail "Air Mail Service Apr 27 New York cancellation tying US 2c , printed 'Via Air Mail/By Airship/Los Angeles/from Lakehurst NJ/to Puerto Rico.

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Date: 1925, Apr 27
Est. price: £60.00 £51.00
Category: Airship

Description: First mail flight Airship USS "Los Angeles Lakehurst to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, bs 5/5, magenta air mail "Air Mail Service Apr 27 New York cancellation tying US 2c , printed 'Via Air Mail/By Airship/Los Angeles/from Lakehurst NJ/to Puerto Rico.

Lot Number: 12

(Airship) 1929 Balkans and Silesia flight, dropped at Breslau, 'Zeppelin-Postkarte' PPC franked 50pf, on board cancel 7/10, red framed 'Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin Befordert' confirmation cachet.

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Date: 1929, Oct 17
Est. price: £85.00 £72.25
Category: Airship

Description: 1929 Balkans and Silesia flight, dropped at Breslau, 'Zeppelin-Postkarte' PPC franked 50pf, on board cancel 7/10, red framed 'Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin Befordert' confirmation cachet.

Lot Number: 13

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Seville to Lakehurst, Graf Zeppelin bs 31/5, plain envelope franked 20 pts, fine strike red flight confirmation cachet.

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Date: 1930, May 17
Est. price: £30.00 £25.50
Category: Airship

Description: Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Seville to Lakehurst, Graf Zeppelin bs 31/5, plain envelope franked 20 pts, fine strike red flight confirmation cachet.

Lot Number: 14

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Seville to Rio de Janeiro, bs 25/5, plain envelope franked 8 pts, red flight confirmation cachet.

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Date: 1930, May 17
Est. price: £40.00 £34.00
Category: Airship

Description: Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Seville to Rio de Janeiro, bs 25/5, plain envelope franked 8 pts, red flight confirmation cachet.

Lot Number: 19

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Italy flight, registered (label) 30 PSC canc Roma Ferrovia/29.5.33 with additional Fascist March 5c x3, 15cx2, and 3L Zepellin stamp canc Italy receiving mark.

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Date: 1933, May 29
Est. price: £135.00 £114.75
Category: Airship

Description: Graf Zeppelin Italy flight, registered (label) 30 PSC canc Roma Ferrovia/29.5.33 with additional Fascist March 5c x3, 15cx2, and 3L Zepellin stamp canc Italy receiving mark.

Lot Number: 23

(Argentina) Buenos Aires to England, airmail cover franked FDI 1.50P 25th Anniversary de Services Aerocomerciales, cancelled special datestamp

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Date: 1955, Jun 18
Est. price: £8.00 £6.80
Category: Argentina

Description: Buenos Aires to England, airmail cover franked FDI 1.50P 25th Anniversary de Services Aerocomerciales, cancelled special datestamp

Lot Number: 24

(Argentina) Pan Am, F/F Buenos Aires to Miami, bs 4/8, fine strike red boxed flight "3 de Agosto 1955/El Inter-Americano" flight cachet, airmail cover franked 100c, canc Buenos Aires/Argentina/Servicio Aeropostal/3 Ago 55' cds.

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Date: 1955, Aug 3
Est. price: £12.00 £10.20
Category: Argentina

Description: Pan Am, F/F Buenos Aires to Miami, bs 4/8, fine strike red boxed flight "3 de Agosto 1955/El Inter-Americano" flight cachet, airmail cover franked 100c, canc Buenos Aires/Argentina/Servicio Aeropostal/3 Ago 55' cds.

Lot Number: 25

(Australia) Early internal airmail flown on Perth-Derby route, Carnarvon to Perth, no arrival ds, printed commercial cover franked 4 1/2d canc Carnarvon April 26 (the exact day of postage is illegible), violet straight line "Forwarded By Air Mail" rubber stamp cachet, ms 'Per Aerial Mail'. The earliest use of this stamp at Carnarvon was 27/4/26, so the cachet on this particular cover could well be a 'first day of use'. See Australian AMC #92.Scarce. Some faint toning but hardly detracts - see scan.

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Date: 1926, Aug 7
Est. price: £35.00 £29.75
Category: Australia

Description: Early internal airmail flown on Perth-Derby route, Carnarvon to Perth, no arrival ds, printed commercial cover franked 4 1/2d canc Carnarvon April 26 (the exact day of postage is illegible), violet straight line "Forwarded By Air Mail" rubber stamp cachet, ms 'Per Aerial Mail'. The earliest use of this stamp at Carnarvon was 27/4/26, so the cachet on this particular cover could well be a 'first day of use'. See Australian AMC #92.Scarce. Some faint toning but hardly detracts - see scan.

Lot Number: 26

(Australia) Australian National Airways, F/F Sydney to Brisbane, registered (label) cover franked 7 1/2d canc Sydney cds, typed 'First Flight/Sydney-Brisbane', red/white/blue 'arrow' airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1930, Jan 1
Est. price: £55.00 £46.75
Category: Australia

Description: Australian National Airways, F/F Sydney to Brisbane, registered (label) cover franked 7 1/2d canc Sydney cds, typed 'First Flight/Sydney-Brisbane', red/white/blue 'arrow' airmail etiquette.

Lot Number: 27

(Australia) F/F Derby to Wyndham to Perth, bs 15/7, franked 4 1/2d, plain cover, typed 'By West Australian Airways Ltd/Perth-Wyndham Service/First Official Flight/Derby-Wyndham Service. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1930, Jul 14
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Derby to Wyndham to Perth, bs 15/7, franked 4 1/2d, plain cover, typed 'By West Australian Airways Ltd/Perth-Wyndham Service/First Official Flight/Derby-Wyndham Service. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Lot Number: 28

(Australia) FDI Kingsford Smith 2d, 3d & 6d set of 3 on special Melbourne-Sydney registered (label) souvenir cover, posted Melbourne 19/3, arrived Fortitude Valley 21/3 via Brisbane 20/3, signed by the pilot, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, Australian National AW. Top corner nibbles and top edge wear, otherwise good. See Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 19
Est. price: £175.00 £148.75
Category: Australia

Description: FDI Kingsford Smith 2d, 3d & 6d set of 3 on special Melbourne-Sydney registered (label) souvenir cover, posted Melbourne 19/3, arrived Fortitude Valley 21/3 via Brisbane 20/3, signed by the pilot, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, Australian National AW. Top corner nibbles and top edge wear, otherwise good. See Image.

Lot Number: 31

(Australia) First official airmail between Australia and New Zealand, Brisbane to Auckland, bs 12/4, registered (label) cover franked 1/1d inc SG 139 and 139a (cat £67 used), canc Brisbane 27/3, via Sydney 28/3, fine strike violet framed special flight cachet verso, typed "First official  Australia-New Zealand Air Mail/per aeroplane Faith in Australia/pilot Flight Lieutenant Ulm".

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Date: 1934, Apr 11
Est. price: £40.00 £34.00
Category: Australia

Description: First official airmail between Australia and New Zealand, Brisbane to Auckland, bs 12/4, registered (label) cover franked 1/1d inc SG 139 and 139a (cat £67 used), canc Brisbane 27/3, via Sydney 28/3, fine strike violet framed special flight cachet verso, typed "First official Australia-New Zealand Air Mail/per aeroplane Faith in Australia/pilot Flight Lieutenant Ulm".

Lot Number: 32

(Australia) F/F Mundubbera to Brisbane, bs 3/6, plain cover franked 5d inc 2d 'OS' perfin, white/pale blue 'Noth Queensland' air mail label (scarce on cover), Aircrafts Pty. Ltd

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Date: 1934, Jun 2
Est. price: £50.00 £42.50
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Mundubbera to Brisbane, bs 3/6, plain cover franked 5d inc 2d 'OS' perfin, white/pale blue 'Noth Queensland' air mail label (scarce on cover), Aircrafts Pty. Ltd

Lot Number: 33

(Australia) Sydney to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, flown  Austalia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", Australia and New Guinea cachets, franked Australia SG 5d 'OS' x2 and 1/2 'OS' x2, and  NG 6d air Mail opts and 5 (SG 169, 170 cat £37 used), latter canc 30/7 for return, Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, registered (label) cover.

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Date: 1934, Jul 24
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Australia

Description: Sydney to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, flown Austalia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", Australia and New Guinea cachets, franked Australia SG 5d 'OS' x2 and 1/2 'OS' x2, and NG 6d air Mail opts and 5 (SG 169, 170 cat £37 used), latter canc 30/7 for return, Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, registered (label) cover.

Lot Number: 35

(Australia) Scarce first acceptance of mail for the Belgian Congo from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Elisabethville, bs, via Cairo, 22/12, and Broken Hill 26/12,  blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 3/2d inc pair 1/6d.  Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, Darwin-Cairo by IAW IW 298, Cairo-Broken Hill by IAW AS199, and Broken Hill-E'villle by the Aero Club of Katanga. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.

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Date: 1934, Dec 7
Est. price: £185.00 £157.25
Category: Australia

Description: Scarce first acceptance of mail for the Belgian Congo from Australia, for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Elisabethville, bs, via Cairo, 22/12, and Broken Hill 26/12, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 3/2d inc pair 1/6d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, Darwin-Cairo by IAW IW 298, Cairo-Broken Hill by IAW AS199, and Broken Hill-E'villle by the Aero Club of Katanga. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Thus some sections are likely to be great rarities. This item is likely to be one such.

Lot Number: 37

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for South West Africa, Kew to Windhoek, bs 28/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 6d brown,  1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used) canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds, black framed 'Par Avio/Jusqu'a.(ms) J'burg'. Carried from Cairo to Jo'burg on IAW flight ASS 199, This  service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 12
Est. price: £65.00 £55.25
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for South West Africa, Kew to Windhoek, bs 28/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 6d brown, 1/6d and 9d (SG 152 Cat £45 used) canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds, black framed 'Par Avio/Jusqu'a.(ms) J'burg'. Carried from Cairo to Jo'burg on IAW flight ASS 199, This service carried mail for Africa flown on Imperial Airways first return Brisbane-Singapore extension of the Eastern route. See Wingent p65. Only 463 items were flown from Australia to all points other than London, viz to the Far East, Middle East, the Med, Europe and Africa. Scarce.

Lot Number: 38

(Australia) Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Melbourne, bs 28/11, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Mount Gambier to Melbourne". Small mail.

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Date: 1935, Nov 26
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Australia

Description: Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Melbourne, bs 28/11, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5d, typed "First Flight/Mount Gambier to Melbourne". Small mail.

Lot Number: 39

(Australia) WASP Airlines, F/F Dubbo to Sydney, bs 28/3, imprint red/blue airmail etiquette cover franked 4d, typed 'Dubbo-Sydney/1st Flight'. Ironed vertical crease.

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Date: 1936, Mar 28
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Australia

Description: WASP Airlines, F/F Dubbo to Sydney, bs 28/3, imprint red/blue airmail etiquette cover franked 4d, typed 'Dubbo-Sydney/1st Flight'. Ironed vertical crease.

Lot Number: 40

(Australia) US Army AirTransport Command & A.T.C., wartime letter from Australian Military Forces, Field Post Office 068, Madang, New Guinea to Victoria, cover franked 3d Australia stamp with a picture, hand drawn by the sender, framed "Australian Military Forces/Passed by Censor/1455" hs.

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Date: 1944, Oct 4
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Australia

Description: US Army AirTransport Command & A.T.C., wartime letter from Australian Military Forces, Field Post Office 068, Madang, New Guinea to Victoria, cover franked 3d Australia stamp with a picture, hand drawn by the sender, framed "Australian Military Forces/Passed by Censor/1455" hs.

Lot Number: 41

(Australia) Qantas F/F Australia-England service with Lockheed Constellation, Sydney to London, franked 1/6d, bearing special red/white/black Sydney to London label and the blue/grey 25th Anniversary label, official cover with company logo on flap, signed by Capt KG Jackson (flew Mascott-Karachi) and Capt DF McMaster (flew Karachi-London). A fine early post WWII item, see Crome pp 145/6.

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Date: 1947, Dec 1
Est. price: £75.00 £63.75
Category: Australia

Description: Qantas F/F Australia-England service with Lockheed Constellation, Sydney to London, franked 1/6d, bearing special red/white/black Sydney to London label and the blue/grey 25th Anniversary label, official cover with company logo on flap, signed by Capt KG Jackson (flew Mascott-Karachi) and Capt DF McMaster (flew Karachi-London). A fine early post WWII item, see Crome pp 145/6.

Lot Number: 46

(Basutoland) Basutoland to Singapore, bs 19/12, carried on the first flight of the imperial Airways extension from Rangoon to Singapore via Cairo, Wyndham registered (hs) cover franked FDI of the 1933 KGV 1d,3d,6d,1/-, canc Maseru/1 DEC/33 cds returned to Cape Town 'House of Parliament/23 MAR 34' cds verso.  Also original certificate of posting.  A superb item in fine condition.A superb item in fine condition.

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Date: 1933, Dec 1
Est. price: £275.00 £233.75
Category: Basutoland

Description: Basutoland to Singapore, bs 19/12, carried on the first flight of the imperial Airways extension from Rangoon to Singapore via Cairo, Wyndham registered (hs) cover franked FDI of the 1933 KGV 1d,3d,6d,1/-, canc Maseru/1 DEC/33 cds returned to Cape Town 'House of Parliament/23 MAR 34' cds verso. Also original certificate of posting. A superb item in fine condition.A superb item in fine condition.

Lot Number: 50

(Basutoland) Maseru to Australia, bs Sydney 21/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways  African service to Cairo, to connect with the first extension of the IIA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-, 6d and 2d, canc Maseru 3 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.

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Date: 1934, Dec 3
Est. price: £175.00 £148.75
Category: Basutoland

Description: Maseru to Australia, bs Sydney 21/12, first acceptance of African 'all the way' airmail for Australia for carriage on the Imperial Airways African service to Cairo, to connect with the first extension of the IIA/ITCA/Qantas service from Singapore to Brisbane, official 'Kangaroo' cover franked 1/-, 6d and 2d, canc Maseru 3 Dec 34 cds. Scarce.

Lot Number: 52

(Belgian Congo) F/F Elisabethville to Stanleyville, bs 30/10, carried on the accelerated Sabena service from Elisabethville-Brussels, imprint etiquette cover franked 75c, blue flight cachet.

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Date: 1936, Oct 29
Est. price: £5.00 £4.25
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F Elisabethville to Stanleyville, bs 30/10, carried on the accelerated Sabena service from Elisabethville-Brussels, imprint etiquette cover franked 75c, blue flight cachet.

Lot Number: 53

(Belgian Congo) F/F Elisabethville to Paris 5/11, via Le Bourget 5/11, carried on the accelerated Sabena service from Elisabethville-Brussels, Nawratil card franked  3F90, blue flight cachet. Nice routing.

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Date: 1936, Oct 30
Est. price: £8.00 £6.80
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F Elisabethville to Paris 5/11, via Le Bourget 5/11, carried on the accelerated Sabena service from Elisabethville-Brussels, Nawratil card franked 3F90, blue flight cachet. Nice routing.

Lot Number: 55

(Belgian Congo) F/F FAM 22  Leopoldville to Belem, cachet, b/s 15/12, air cover, Pan Am

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Date: 1941, Dec 12
Est. price: £6.00 £5.10
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: F/F FAM 22 Leopoldville to Belem, cachet, b/s 15/12, air cover, Pan Am

Lot Number: 56

(Belgian Congo) Pan Am clipper service USA to Africa, F/F FAM 22, Leopoldville to Natal, purple cachet, b/s 17/12. This strategically important service, linking Africa and the USA, opened just at the critical time when Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and the USA went to war.

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Date: 1941, Dec 12
Est. price: £6.00 £5.10
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Pan Am clipper service USA to Africa, F/F FAM 22, Leopoldville to Natal, purple cachet, b/s 17/12. This strategically important service, linking Africa and the USA, opened just at the critical time when Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and the USA went to war.

Lot Number: 57

(Belgium) Early airmail, Brussels to Paris, bs 5/2, plain cover franked 1F20, ms 'France/Par Avion', black framed 'Par Avion/Per Vliegtuig' hs. .Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

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Date: 1923, Feb 5
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Belgium

Description: Early airmail, Brussels to Paris, bs 5/2, plain cover franked 1F20, ms 'France/Par Avion', black framed 'Par Avion/Per Vliegtuig' hs. .Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

Lot Number: 58

(Belgium) Lignes Farman/Compagnie GeneraleAeropostale, Belgium to Morocco, bs Casablanca 17/3, company corner cover franked 1F75 overseas postage + 2f (10g) air surcharge, black framed bilngual 'Par Avion'hs.




Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

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Date: 1929, Mar 15
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Belgium

Description: Lignes Farman/Compagnie GeneraleAeropostale, Belgium to Morocco, bs Casablanca 17/3, company corner cover franked 1F75 overseas postage + 2f (10g) air surcharge, black framed bilngual 'Par Avion'hs. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

Lot Number: 59

(Belgium) Belgium to Sweden, Ixelles to Malmo, bs Luftpost 20/9, B&W PPC showing Tomb of Unknown Soldier, franked 1f postage (postcard rate) + 2F50 airmail surcharge, boxed bilingual 'Par Avion/Per Vliegtuig' hs. Likely flown by LIgnes Farman.

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Date: 1929, Sep 18
Est. price: £12.00 £10.20
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium to Sweden, Ixelles to Malmo, bs Luftpost 20/9, B&W PPC showing Tomb of Unknown Soldier, franked 1f postage (postcard rate) + 2F50 airmail surcharge, boxed bilingual 'Par Avion/Per Vliegtuig' hs. Likely flown by LIgnes Farman.

Lot Number: 62

(Belgium) Count De Looz-Corswarem, Mahieu and D'Hoore official flight to the Congo via the shortest route over the Libyan desert via Tunis-Sebha-Fort Lamy, Brussels to Leopoldville 17/10, carried by air to Leopoldville, then returned by surface mail to Belgium, Van Reet pictorial card franked Belgium 1F and Belgium 1c to obtain ultimate arrival mark (1/12) and Congo 75c canc Lepoldville 17/10, black "Raid Mahieu" cachets front and verso, signed by Count De Looz-Corswarem under a handwritten comment on the deferred departure from Brussels. Rare, only ten such items were carried. Ex Clowes.

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Date: 1935, Oct 1
Est. price: £85.00 £72.25
Category: Belgium

Description: Count De Looz-Corswarem, Mahieu and D'Hoore official flight to the Congo via the shortest route over the Libyan desert via Tunis-Sebha-Fort Lamy, Brussels to Leopoldville 17/10, carried by air to Leopoldville, then returned by surface mail to Belgium, Van Reet pictorial card franked Belgium 1F and Belgium 1c to obtain ultimate arrival mark (1/12) and Congo 75c canc Lepoldville 17/10, black "Raid Mahieu" cachets front and verso, signed by Count De Looz-Corswarem under a handwritten comment on the deferred departure from Brussels. Rare, only ten such items were carried. Ex Clowes.

Lot Number: 64

(Belgium) Air France/Aeromaritime extension to Douala and Pointe Noire, Thieux (Belgium) to Pointe Noire (French Congo), bs 20/5, grey/blue Air France/Aeromaritime air cover franked 5F25, black framed "Service Aerien Senegal-Congo/Aeromaritime/1er voyage Mai 1937/en laison avec/Air France Air Afrique", ms "Bruxelles-Paris-Dakar-Pointe Noire", two uncommon and attractive se tanant Congo/Belgium publicity labels verso. Nice item.

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Date: 1937, May 14
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Belgium

Description: Air France/Aeromaritime extension to Douala and Pointe Noire, Thieux (Belgium) to Pointe Noire (French Congo), bs 20/5, grey/blue Air France/Aeromaritime air cover franked 5F25, black framed "Service Aerien Senegal-Congo/Aeromaritime/1er voyage Mai 1937/en laison avec/Air France Air Afrique", ms "Bruxelles-Paris-Dakar-Pointe Noire", two uncommon and attractive se tanant Congo/Belgium publicity labels verso. Nice item.

Lot Number: 65

(Belgium) Belgium acceptance for French Congo, Brussels to Brazzaville, bs 6/11, for carriage on the Air Afrique  F/F Alger-Gao-Zinder-Bangui-Brazzaville service, Van Reet cover franked 3F35, red triangular flight cachet, blue/black bilingual airmail etiquette. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

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Date: 1938, Nov 2
Est. price: £8.00 £6.80
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgium acceptance for French Congo, Brussels to Brazzaville, bs 6/11, for carriage on the Air Afrique F/F Alger-Gao-Zinder-Bangui-Brazzaville service, Van Reet cover franked 3F35, red triangular flight cachet, blue/black bilingual airmail etiquette. Exhibition quality cover written up on display page.

Lot Number: 70

(Brazil) Brazil to Switzerland, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, canc Sao Paulo cds, fine strike violet framed "Via Condor-LATI" directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.

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Date: 1940, Sep 12
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Brazil

Description: Brazil to Switzerland, no arrival ds, flown by LATI, uncensored WWII airmail cover franked 5400R, canc Sao Paulo cds, fine strike violet framed "Via Condor-LATI" directional handstamp, ms 'Via L.A.T.I.'.

Lot Number: 71

(Brazil) World War II censored airmail cover, Rio de Janeiro to Germany, no arrival ds, dark blue/pale blue general purpose publicity envelope with styalises waves, franked 5400R, sealed black on white OKW censor tape (code e = Frankfurt) tied by purple circular eagle and swastika censor mark.

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Date: 1940, Nov 21
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Brazil

Description: World War II censored airmail cover, Rio de Janeiro to Germany, no arrival ds, dark blue/pale blue general purpose publicity envelope with styalises waves, franked 5400R, sealed black on white OKW censor tape (code e = Frankfurt) tied by purple circular eagle and swastika censor mark.

Lot Number: 73

(Brazil) F/F FAM 22  Natal to Leopoldville, purple cachet, b/s, airmail cover, Pan Am

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Date: 1941, Dec 9
Est. price: £10.00 £8.50
Category: Brazil

Description: F/F FAM 22 Natal to Leopoldville, purple cachet, b/s, airmail cover, Pan Am

Lot Number: 74

(Canada) The First Officially Authorised Air Mail Flight In Canada, Montreal to Toronto, bs 24/6, plain cover franked 3 x1c each tied with red triangular 'Inaugural Service/ Via Air Mail/23/6/18' official flight cachet.. AMC&NF #PF6. Non invasive closed flap rear verso, does not detract.

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Date: 1918, Jun 24
Est. price: £1,450.00 £1,232.50
Category: Canada

Description: The First Officially Authorised Air Mail Flight In Canada, Montreal to Toronto, bs 24/6, plain cover franked 3 x1c each tied with red triangular 'Inaugural Service/ Via Air Mail/23/6/18' official flight cachet.. AMC&NF #PF6. Non invasive closed flap rear verso, does not detract.

Lot Number: 75

(Canada) Red Lake to Rolling Portage, bs 7/4, also departure ds applied to semi official yellow/red company stamp CL7 (swastika design) verso, Jack V Elliot Air Service.

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Date: 1926, Apr 5
Est. price: £35.00 £29.75
Category: Canada

Description: Red Lake to Rolling Portage, bs 7/4, also departure ds applied to semi official yellow/red company stamp CL7 (swastika design) verso, Jack V Elliot Air Service.

Lot Number: 84

(Canada) Cherry Red Airline Ltd, F/F Ile a La Crosse to Lac La Longe, bs 26/12, plain cover franked 1c, also black/red/white CL46 tied by red 'Cherry Red Airline Limited' hs,

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Date: 1929, Dec 25
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Canada

Description: Cherry Red Airline Ltd, F/F Ile a La Crosse to Lac La Longe, bs 26/12, plain cover franked 1c, also black/red/white CL46 tied by red 'Cherry Red Airline Limited' hs,

Lot Number: 87

(Canada) F/F Lac La longe to Christopher Lake, b/s, red/white semi official company stamp CL46 cancelled with straight line magenta "Cherry Red Airline Ltd" cachet, printed company cover with red plane corner logo.

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Date: 1930, Mar 11
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Lac La longe to Christopher Lake, b/s, red/white semi official company stamp CL46 cancelled with straight line magenta "Cherry Red Airline Ltd" cachet, printed company cover with red plane corner logo.

Lot Number: 94

(Chile) Air cover to Switzerland, no arrival ds, airmail envelope franked 9.30P, canc Santiago cds,  black Marseilles Jusqu'a confirming carriage by Air France. Cover has 2mm trim along top edge. See scan.

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Date: 1936, Jun 10
Est. price: £6.00 £5.10
Category: Chile

Description: Air cover to Switzerland, no arrival ds, airmail envelope franked 9.30P, canc Santiago cds, black Marseilles Jusqu'a confirming carriage by Air France. Cover has 2mm trim along top edge. See scan.

Lot Number: 95

(Chile) Santiago to San Jose, Costa Rica, bs 19/10, commercial corner cover franked 7P 60c, red.white/blue airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1938, Oct 15
Est. price: £12.00 £10.20
Category: Chile

Description: Santiago to San Jose, Costa Rica, bs 19/10, commercial corner cover franked 7P 60c, red.white/blue airmail etiquette.

Lot Number: 99

(Cuba) Servicio Aereo Nacional, F/F Route #1, Victoria de Las Tunas to Holguin, bs 30/10, airmail cover franked 25c, large blue framed flight cachet.

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Date: 1930, Oct 30
Est. price: £15.00 £12.75
Category: Cuba

Description: Servicio Aereo Nacional, F/F Route #1, Victoria de Las Tunas to Holguin, bs 30/10, airmail cover franked 25c, large blue framed flight cachet.

Lot Number: 101

(Cyprus) First despatch of mail from Cyprus, Nicosia to London, franked 2 1/2 pi, airmail etiquette cover, franked 3 1/2p, ms "First flight Cyprus to England", black/dark blue etiquette, Imperial Airways. 75 flown.

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Date: 1932, Apr 22
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Cyprus

Description: First despatch of mail from Cyprus, Nicosia to London, franked 2 1/2 pi, airmail etiquette cover, franked 3 1/2p, ms "First flight Cyprus to England", black/dark blue etiquette, Imperial Airways. 75 flown.

Lot Number: 102

(DOX) DOX trans Atlantic flight America-Europe, bs Berlin 27/5, cover posted on board stamped 'AFFRANCHISEMENT PERCU 6RM' tied by 'Dornier/19 Mai 32/1929' cds, also private purple cachet 'America Europa Flugschiff DO-X'.

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Date: 1932, May 19
Est. price: £100.00 £85.00
Category: DOX

Description: DOX trans Atlantic flight America-Europe, bs Berlin 27/5, cover posted on board stamped 'AFFRANCHISEMENT PERCU 6RM' tied by 'Dornier/19 Mai 32/1929' cds, also private purple cachet 'America Europa Flugschiff DO-X'.

Lot Number: 107

(Estonia) Air cover Estonia-Italy, Narva Vaskal (200km E Tallin) to Milan (2000kmSSW Tallin), bs 22/8, via Brenner Pass, registered (hs) cover franked Arms of Estonia 1sx2, 4s,8s,12s,15s and 25s, large violet triangular plane above 'Aerophil' cachet and green/white 1925 vignette verso. Sender's address has bee excised neatly from flap. A little grubby, but scarce.

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Date: 1935, Aug 19
Est. price: £20.00 £17.00
Category: Estonia

Description: Air cover Estonia-Italy, Narva Vaskal (200km E Tallin) to Milan (2000kmSSW Tallin), bs 22/8, via Brenner Pass, registered (hs) cover franked Arms of Estonia 1sx2, 4s,8s,12s,15s and 25s, large violet triangular plane above 'Aerophil' cachet and green/white 1925 vignette verso. Sender's address has bee excised neatly from flap. A little grubby, but scarce.

Lot Number: 108

(Ethiopia) F/F Addis Ababa to Djibouti, bs 18/6, plain cover franked 1931 airs 1g,2g,4g with tabs, canc Addis Ababa RP/18.VI.1931 cds, nice black/blue 'Par Avion/Addis-Abeba'-Djibouti' airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Jun 18
Est. price: £25.00 £21.25
Category: Ethiopia

Description: F/F Addis Ababa to Djibouti, bs 18/6, plain cover franked 1931 airs 1g,2g,4g with tabs, canc Addis Ababa RP/18.VI.1931 cds, nice black/blue 'Par Avion/Addis-Abeba'-Djibouti' airmail etiquette.

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