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Lot Number: 551

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) NZ Christmas airmail, Grand Hotel Wellington cover franked FDI airmail set of 3, Wellington to London, Golder's Green arrival ds on front, by sea on SS 'Maheno' (incorrect ms SS 'Marama') to Sydney where loaded on to Avro 'Southern Sun' to Alor Star where it crashed on landing. Mail collected by Kingsford Smith in 'Southern Star' and flown on to London via Bangkok, Karachi, red official.fist flight cachet. Interesting item, but several tone spots front and verso, see scan.

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Date: 1931, Nov 12
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: NZ Christmas airmail, Grand Hotel Wellington cover franked FDI airmail set of 3, Wellington to London, Golder's Green arrival ds on front, by sea on SS 'Maheno' (incorrect ms SS 'Marama') to Sydney where loaded on to Avro 'Southern Sun' to Alor Star where it crashed on landing. Mail collected by Kingsford Smith in 'Southern Star' and flown on to London via Bangkok, Karachi, red official.fist flight cachet. Interesting item, but several tone spots front and verso, see scan.
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Lot Number: 552

(Recovered/Salvaged Mail) Attempted flight of the "Francesco De Pinedo" from New York to Rome, Alfred and George de Monteverde. Postmarked at City Hall Annex, New York, on June 14, 1922, and at Brooklyn, June 22. Boxed cachet at lower left notes flight attempt. Notary Public seal at lower left. American Air Mail Catalog / Trans-Oceanic Record Flights 1237.

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Date: 1935, Jun 14
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail

Description: Attempted flight of the "Francesco De Pinedo" from New York to Rome, Alfred and George de Monteverde. Postmarked at City Hall Annex, New York, on June 14, 1922, and at Brooklyn, June 22. Boxed cachet at lower left notes flight attempt. Notary Public seal at lower left. American Air Mail Catalog / Trans-Oceanic Record Flights 1237.
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Lot Number: 553

(Russia) F/F Comet 4B, Moscow to London, b/s, illustrated souvenir cover,  BEA

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Date: 1960, Apr 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Russia

Description: F/F Comet 4B, Moscow to London, b/s, illustrated souvenir cover, BEA
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Lot Number: 554

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Fort McMurray to Herschel Isalnd, a wintering place for whalers with a population  of two constables, a special constable and his family, and two Eskimo families. Mail normally carried to Aklavik by river, the by dog team to the island. Cover carried on F/F Fort McMurray to Aklavik, and on to Herschel by RCMP dog team and water patrol, bearing Edmonton 25/11/19 depart and Herschell 2/5/30 arrival cds. Also Aklavic 3/8/30 and Edmonton 15/8/30 for the return flight.. Also 150 word explanaory typwritten text. Nice item.

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Date: 1929, Nov 25
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Fort McMurray to Herschel Isalnd, a wintering place for whalers with a population of two constables, a special constable and his family, and two Eskimo families. Mail normally carried to Aklavik by river, the by dog team to the island. Cover carried on F/F Fort McMurray to Aklavik, and on to Herschel by RCMP dog team and water patrol, bearing Edmonton 25/11/19 depart and Herschell 2/5/30 arrival cds. Also Aklavic 3/8/30 and Edmonton 15/8/30 for the return flight.. Also 150 word explanaory typwritten text. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 555

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Casablanca to Tonsberg, Norway,bs 16/4, cream/red border Latecoere cover franked 2.50F, canc Casablanca cds, typed 'Par Avion de Casablanca a Toulouse'. strong vertical crease causing closed tear at top, see scan.

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Date: 1932, Apr 11
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Casablanca to Tonsberg, Norway,bs 16/4, cream/red border Latecoere cover franked 2.50F, canc Casablanca cds, typed 'Par Avion de Casablanca a Toulouse'. strong vertical crease causing closed tear at top, see scan.
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Lot Number: 556

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Madagascar to France, TANANARIVE to ANNEMASSE. Posted Tananarive 28/7 for carriage on the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO BROKEN HILL where it was transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND SERVICE AN178  departed 2/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 3/8 on 'Helena', departed Cairo 6/8 on 'Scipio', and arrived Brindisi 7/8 on 'Sylvanus'. Then on by train to Paris 9/9, and delivered to Annemasse bs 10/8. Registered cover, FRANKED 50c ordinary, 1F25 registration and 4F air . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection.

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Date: 1934, Jul 28
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Madagascar to France, TANANARIVE to ANNEMASSE. Posted Tananarive 28/7 for carriage on the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO BROKEN HILL where it was transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND SERVICE AN178 departed 2/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 3/8 on 'Helena', departed Cairo 6/8 on 'Scipio', and arrived Brindisi 7/8 on 'Sylvanus'. Then on by train to Paris 9/9, and delivered to Annemasse bs 10/8. Registered cover, FRANKED 50c ordinary, 1F25 registration and 4F air . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection.
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Lot Number: 557

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Madagascar to France, TANANARIVE to NANCY. Posted Tananarive 28/7 for carriage on the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO BROKEN HILL where it was transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND SERVICE AN178  departed 2/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 3/8 on 'Helena', departed Cairo 6/8 on 'Scipio', and arrived Brindisi 7/8 on 'Sylvanus'. Then on by train to Paris 9/9, and delivered to Nancy bs 10/8. Registered cover, red framed Madagascar-Europe F/F cachet, FRANKED 50c ordinary, 1F25 registration and 4F air . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection. Faint ironed vertical crease, see scan.

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Date: 1934, Jul 28
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Madagascar to France, TANANARIVE to NANCY. Posted Tananarive 28/7 for carriage on the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO BROKEN HILL where it was transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND SERVICE AN178 departed 2/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 3/8 on 'Helena', departed Cairo 6/8 on 'Scipio', and arrived Brindisi 7/8 on 'Sylvanus'. Then on by train to Paris 9/9, and delivered to Nancy bs 10/8. Registered cover, red framed Madagascar-Europe F/F cachet, FRANKED 50c ordinary, 1F25 registration and 4F air . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection. Faint ironed vertical crease, see scan.
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Lot Number: 558

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Netherlands to South West Africa, AMSTERDAM TO OMARU, bs 2/12.. Cover datestamped Amsterdam 15/11 departed Paris 15/11 via IMPERIAL AIRWAYS SOUTHBOUND service AS 195. Train to Brindisi 23/11, then Horsa to Nairobi 27/11, Atlanta to Kimberley 29/11, then transferred to South-West African Airways from Kimberley to Windhoek bs 30/11 and delivered Omaruru ds 2/12. FRANKED G1.60..

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Date: 1934, Nov 16
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Netherlands to South West Africa, AMSTERDAM TO OMARU, bs 2/12.. Cover datestamped Amsterdam 15/11 departed Paris 15/11 via IMPERIAL AIRWAYS SOUTHBOUND service AS 195. Train to Brindisi 23/11, then Horsa to Nairobi 27/11, Atlanta to Kimberley 29/11, then transferred to South-West African Airways from Kimberley to Windhoek bs 30/11 and delivered Omaruru ds 2/12. FRANKED G1.60..
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Lot Number: 559

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) South Africa to Sweden, JOBURG TO MALMO. By IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND service AN 195 which left  Joburg 28/11 on 'Artemis'', Khartoum 2/12 on 'Horsa',  Alexandria 4/12 on 'Scipio', arriving likely Athens where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service and OAT to Malmo bs Malmo Luftpost/ 6/12 cds.. Plain cover FRANKED 1/- for double rate.

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Date: 1934, Nov 27
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: South Africa to Sweden, JOBURG TO MALMO. By IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND service AN 195 which left Joburg 28/11 on 'Artemis'', Khartoum 2/12 on 'Horsa', Alexandria 4/12 on 'Scipio', arriving likely Athens where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service and OAT to Malmo bs Malmo Luftpost/ 6/12 cds.. Plain cover FRANKED 1/- for double rate.
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Lot Number: 560

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) TRANS-SAHARA AIRMAIL, Madagascar to Germany, MAJUNGA to ALTONA-BLANKEUESE. Posted  Majunga 18/12, by rail to Tananarive 22/12 for carriage by REGIE MALGACHE to BROKEN HILL where it was transferred to AIR AFRIQUE for carriage to Algiers, then transferred to Air France for carriage to Paris, bs Le Bourget Port Aerien, 30/12, then by train to destination. Printed airmail cover FRANKED 6F25c . Nice item, ex Proud.

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Date: 1936, Dec 18
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: TRANS-SAHARA AIRMAIL, Madagascar to Germany, MAJUNGA to ALTONA-BLANKEUESE. Posted Majunga 18/12, by rail to Tananarive 22/12 for carriage by REGIE MALGACHE to BROKEN HILL where it was transferred to AIR AFRIQUE for carriage to Algiers, then transferred to Air France for carriage to Paris, bs Le Bourget Port Aerien, 30/12, then by train to destination. Printed airmail cover FRANKED 6F25c . Nice item, ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 561

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Madagascar to France, MUTSAMUDU TO PARIS,  carried by train,  postal van and river barge to the Madagascar port of Majunga bs 5/5 cds via Fomboni 2/5 transit cds, then by a Messageries Maritimes paquebot ' to Dar es Salaam  where transferred to the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND FLYING BOAT SERVICE likely DN91 which left Dar es Salaam 13/5 , flown all the way on 'Capella' arriving Marseille one day late on 18/5. Orange border Air France cover FRANKED 65c ordinary and 2F air surcharge. Great aerophilatelic item, scarce origin, likely road,rail, river, sea and air journey.

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Date: 1938, May 2
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Madagascar to France, MUTSAMUDU TO PARIS, carried by train, postal van and river barge to the Madagascar port of Majunga bs 5/5 cds via Fomboni 2/5 transit cds, then by a Messageries Maritimes paquebot ' to Dar es Salaam where transferred to the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND FLYING BOAT SERVICE likely DN91 which left Dar es Salaam 13/5 , flown all the way on 'Capella' arriving Marseille one day late on 18/5. Orange border Air France cover FRANKED 65c ordinary and 2F air surcharge. Great aerophilatelic item, scarce origin, likely road,rail, river, sea and air journey.
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Lot Number: 562

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Anivorano-Nord to Marseille, bs 8/2, via Ambiloes 23/1 transit cds, printed registered (label) cover HIGH FRANKED 18F AIR (6X 3f per 5 gms), 1F20 ordinary, and 1F60 registration fee. Flown AIR AFRIQUE from Tananarive, transit 31/12 cds, to Algiers, then Air France to Marseille bs 8/2. Anivorano-Nord is a small isolated community in the far North. Cover took 9 days to get to Tananarive, by sea and/or road. Uncommon origin, scarce routing, ex Proud.

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Date: 1939, Jan 23
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Anivorano-Nord to Marseille, bs 8/2, via Ambiloes 23/1 transit cds, printed registered (label) cover HIGH FRANKED 18F AIR (6X 3f per 5 gms), 1F20 ordinary, and 1F60 registration fee. Flown AIR AFRIQUE from Tananarive, transit 31/12 cds, to Algiers, then Air France to Marseille bs 8/2. Anivorano-Nord is a small isolated community in the far North. Cover took 9 days to get to Tananarive, by sea and/or road. Uncommon origin, scarce routing, ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 563

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Yaounde to London, bs 8/4/44, franked 4f ordinary + 12f airmail surcharge, sealed Cameroon ‘Controle Postal Militaire censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor Mark, also sealed GB sensor Examiner 1299 (London) censor tape, also black ‘Controle/Territoire du Cameroun’ censor mark. Yaounde is 600 miles from Lagos, likely by Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940  and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).

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Date: 1944, Mar 10
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Yaounde to London, bs 8/4/44, franked 4f ordinary + 12f airmail surcharge, sealed Cameroon ‘Controle Postal Militaire censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor Mark, also sealed GB sensor Examiner 1299 (London) censor tape, also black ‘Controle/Territoire du Cameroun’ censor mark. Yaounde is 600 miles from Lagos, likely by Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940 and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).
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Lot Number: 564

(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Free French Africa in World War II, censored Pan American Transatlantic airmail, Douala to Cedar Rapids, USA, via Leopoldville 12/10, franked 4f ordinary + 19f airmail surcharge, sealed Miami 30323 censor tape, nice strike straight line ‘Jusqua Destination’ hs and framed printed Par Avion’ cachet. Between August 1940  and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).

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Date: 1945, Oct 5
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Free French Africa in World War II, censored Pan American Transatlantic airmail, Douala to Cedar Rapids, USA, via Leopoldville 12/10, franked 4f ordinary + 19f airmail surcharge, sealed Miami 30323 censor tape, nice strike straight line ‘Jusqua Destination’ hs and framed printed Par Avion’ cachet. Between August 1940 and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).
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Lot Number: 565

(Ship to Shore) Sir Alan Cobham demonstration flight from SS Homeric at sea to Battery Point, New York City, flown and initialled by Sir Allan Cobham, printed souvenir cover bears cachet "First Air Mail to arrive in New York from the East". Illustrated p 1545 AAMC. Scarce item in fine condition. Also attractive unused PPC of RMS 'Homeric'

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Date: 1926, Nov 25
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: Sir Alan Cobham demonstration flight from SS Homeric at sea to Battery Point, New York City, flown and initialled by Sir Allan Cobham, printed souvenir cover bears cachet "First Air Mail to arrive in New York from the East". Illustrated p 1545 AAMC. Scarce item in fine condition. Also attractive unused PPC of RMS 'Homeric'
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Lot Number: 566

(Ship to Shore) Schildauer's attempted ship to shore flight from Staten Island to SS Leviathan, souvenir printed cachet cover, franked 10c canc NY duplex, typed 'Via Air Mail/to SS Leviathan', verso black "Air Mail Flight Failed To/SS Leviathan" cachet.

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Date: 1927, Aug 20
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: Schildauer's attempted ship to shore flight from Staten Island to SS Leviathan, souvenir printed cachet cover, franked 10c canc NY duplex, typed 'Via Air Mail/to SS Leviathan', verso black "Air Mail Flight Failed To/SS Leviathan" cachet.
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Lot Number: 567

(Ship to Shore) Isle de France catapult flight to New  York, Compagnie Generale Transatlantique cover franked 1920 10F & 5F Merson (cat SG £60.00) and 1 50c, canc on board octagonal Le Havre 22-9-28 date stamp, red/black  'Par Avion' etiquette, Top edge damage verso, see scan

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Date: 1929, Sep 22
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: Isle de France catapult flight to New York, Compagnie Generale Transatlantique cover franked 1920 10F & 5F Merson (cat SG £60.00) and 1 50c, canc on board octagonal Le Havre 22-9-28 date stamp, red/black 'Par Avion' etiquette, Top edge damage verso, see scan
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Lot Number: 568

(Ship to Shore) F/F  Pacific Coast Experimental shore to ship flight from S.S." City of Los Angeles", LA Steamship Company  to Hawaii, special cachet, magenta" SS City of Los Angeles Reception" h/s, and Honolulu arrival cds. Image.

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Date: 1931, Jan 30
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: F/F Pacific Coast Experimental shore to ship flight from S.S." City of Los Angeles", LA Steamship Company to Hawaii, special cachet, magenta" SS City of Los Angeles Reception" h/s, and Honolulu arrival cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 569

(Ship to Shore) First ship to shore by Dirigible, "Goodyear" transfer from SS Los Angeles to PO San Pedro, large orange cachet on front, large green cachet verso.

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Date: 1931, Jun 12
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: First ship to shore by Dirigible, "Goodyear" transfer from SS Los Angeles to PO San Pedro, large orange cachet on front, large green cachet verso.
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Lot Number: 570

(Ship to Shore) Bremen to Southampton, German seapost, North German Lloyd Bremen cover franked 50pfg,  green flight cachet, also  red boxed  hs “Mit Vorausflug nach Southampton" onward transmission to UK, Ref K242 Graue and Leder. Ironed vertical crease, see scan.

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Date: 1932, Jul 7
Est. price: £22.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: Bremen to Southampton, German seapost, North German Lloyd Bremen cover franked 50pfg, green flight cachet, also red boxed hs “Mit Vorausflug nach Southampton" onward transmission to UK, Ref K242 Graue and Leder. Ironed vertical crease, see scan.
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Lot Number: 571

(Sierra Leone) Air France airmail service Freetown to Toulouse, scarce early censored WWII airmail, Magburaka to Kilmarnock, Scotland, 20 Nov receiver on front, registered (hs) cover franked 1/6d, violet  straight line Sierra Leone 'Passed By Censor 2' hs, black/pale blue 'Par Avion/Dakar a Toulouse' airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1939, Nov 7
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Sierra Leone

Description: Air France airmail service Freetown to Toulouse, scarce early censored WWII airmail, Magburaka to Kilmarnock, Scotland, 20 Nov receiver on front, registered (hs) cover franked 1/6d, violet straight line Sierra Leone 'Passed By Censor 2' hs, black/pale blue 'Par Avion/Dakar a Toulouse' airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 572

(Singapore) Air Survey Co Rangoon, first airmail, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, bs 2pm 23/8, arrived Port Swettenham 11.15am, then taken by train to Kuala Lumpur arriving 2.30pm, plain cover correctly rated 4c, special black straight line "By Air Mail" cachet and ms "By Air Mail". Carried by Neville Vincent, who arrived in Singapore immediately following the completion of his government. sponsored aerial survey in Sarawak. The GPO in Singapore took advantage of his arrival to hastily arrange a first dispatch by air of mail to Kuala Lumpur (via Port Swettenham). As a result the flight had the minimum of publicity resulting in only a very small mail being carried.  A scarce and historical specimen in fine condition. An explanatory 500 word article accompanies this item.

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Date: 1926, Aug 23
Est. price: £325.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Air Survey Co Rangoon, first airmail, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, bs 2pm 23/8, arrived Port Swettenham 11.15am, then taken by train to Kuala Lumpur arriving 2.30pm, plain cover correctly rated 4c, special black straight line "By Air Mail" cachet and ms "By Air Mail". Carried by Neville Vincent, who arrived in Singapore immediately following the completion of his government. sponsored aerial survey in Sarawak. The GPO in Singapore took advantage of his arrival to hastily arrange a first dispatch by air of mail to Kuala Lumpur (via Port Swettenham). As a result the flight had the minimum of publicity resulting in only a very small mail being carried. A scarce and historical specimen in fine condition. An explanatory 500 word article accompanies this item.
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Lot Number: 573

(Singapore) Imperial Airways/ITCA , F/F Singapore to London, red/blue/pale grey souvenir cover with small circular red/blue speedbird logo and printed "Imperial Airways/1st Air Mail/Singapore/London/31-12-1933" cachet, correctly franked 8c postage and 35c air fee, canc Singapore 31 De 1933.

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Date: 1933, Dec 31
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Imperial Airways/ITCA , F/F Singapore to London, red/blue/pale grey souvenir cover with small circular red/blue speedbird logo and printed "Imperial Airways/1st Air Mail/Singapore/London/31-12-1933" cachet, correctly franked 8c postage and 35c air fee, canc Singapore 31 De 1933.
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Lot Number: 574

(Singapore) First regular westbound after extension Rangoon to Singapore, Singapore to London, souvenir 'speedbird' cover correctly franked 43c (8c post, 35c air fee) canc 29 DE 1933. Difficult to find.

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Date: 1934, Jan 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Singapore

Description: First regular westbound after extension Rangoon to Singapore, Singapore to London, souvenir 'speedbird' cover correctly franked 43c (8c post, 35c air fee) canc 29 DE 1933. Difficult to find.
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Lot Number: 575

(Singapore) Penang to London by Imperial Airways westbound service # IW311 which left 9/2 on Athena to Karachi, then to Alexandria on Hengist, Scipio to Brindisi, arriving on time at Croydon 18/2 aboard Horatius. Printed commercial cover correctly rated 25c, w.e.f 13/11/1934.

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Date: 1935, Feb 8
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Penang to London by Imperial Airways westbound service # IW311 which left 9/2 on Athena to Karachi, then to Alexandria on Hengist, Scipio to Brindisi, arriving on time at Croydon 18/2 aboard Horatius. Printed commercial cover correctly rated 25c, w.e.f 13/11/1934.
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Lot Number: 576

(Singapore) Singapore to UK, airmail etiquette cover embossed 'Municipal Commission' in red on flap, correctly rated, franked 25c Silver Jubilee. Rate changed to 25c per 1/2oz from November 1934.

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Date: 1935, Nov 27
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to UK, airmail etiquette cover embossed 'Municipal Commission' in red on flap, correctly rated, franked 25c Silver Jubilee. Rate changed to 25c per 1/2oz from November 1934.
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Lot Number: 577

(Singapore) First Malayan internal air service, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, plain cover, franked 8c, Wearne's Air Services, ms 'Per Governor Raffles'..

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Date: 1937, Jun 28
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Singapore

Description: First Malayan internal air service, Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, plain cover, franked 8c, Wearne's Air Services, ms 'Per Governor Raffles'..
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Lot Number: 578

(Singapore) Censored Singapore to UK etiquette airmail, correctly rated 55c for 1/2oz, fine strike triangular 'Passed For Transmission/74' censor mark. Some rough opening verso only, see scan.

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Date: 1940, Dec 30
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Censored Singapore to UK etiquette airmail, correctly rated 55c for 1/2oz, fine strike triangular 'Passed For Transmission/74' censor mark. Some rough opening verso only, see scan.
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Lot Number: 579

(Singapore) F/F FAM 14, Singapore to Honolulu, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.

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Date: 1941, May 10
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Singapore

Description: F/F FAM 14, Singapore to Honolulu, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.
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Lot Number: 580

(Singapore) F/F FAM 14, Singapore to San Francisco, via Manila, Guam, Wake and Honolulu, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.

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Date: 1941, May 10
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Singapore

Description: F/F FAM 14, Singapore to San Francisco, via Manila, Guam, Wake and Honolulu, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.
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Lot Number: 581

(Singapore) Coronation Day flight Singapore to London to Singapore, bs 5/6, special violet framed receiver verso, official souvenir cover, Qantas Image.

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Date: 1953, Jun 3
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Coronation Day flight Singapore to London to Singapore, bs 5/6, special violet framed receiver verso, official souvenir cover, Qantas Image.
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Lot Number: 582

(South Afica) 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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Date: 1934, Aug 11
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South Afica

Description: 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: 583

(South Africa) Government Experimental AIrmail Service, F.F East London to Malvern, Natal 24/3, over the Cape Town-Durban route, plain cover franked 5d, canc East London cdss and SA Air Mail/23 Mar 25/SA Lugpos.

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Date: 1925, Mar 23
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Government Experimental AIrmail Service, F.F East London to Malvern, Natal 24/3, over the Cape Town-Durban route, plain cover franked 5d, canc East London cdss and SA Air Mail/23 Mar 25/SA Lugpos.
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Lot Number: 584

(South Africa) F/F  Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Nylstrom, Transvaal, no arrival ds,  "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, plain cover frankeed 5d..

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Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £8.00
Category: South Africa

Description: F/F Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Nylstrom, Transvaal, no arrival ds, "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, plain cover frankeed 5d..
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Lot Number: 585

(South Africa) First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Cape Town to Bloemfontein, correctly rated 1d + 4d air, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd.

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Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Cape Town to Bloemfontein, correctly rated 1d + 4d air, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd.
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Lot Number: 586

(South Africa) First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, bs 30/8, PC correctly rated 5d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd. Image.

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Date: 1929, Aug 29
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, bs 30/8, PC correctly rated 5d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd. Image.
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Lot Number: 587

(South Africa) First Christmas Flight, Germiston Station to Cape Town, bs 21/12, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways. Minor rh edge crease, see scan.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £8.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First Christmas Flight, Germiston Station to Cape Town, bs 21/12, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways. Minor rh edge crease, see scan.
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Lot Number: 588

(South Africa) Pietersburg to Johannesburg, bs 21/12, carried on Imperial Airways Special Christmas Flight,  Springbok cover, Imperial Airways

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £15.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Pietersburg to Johannesburg, bs 21/12, carried on Imperial Airways Special Christmas Flight, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 589

(South Africa) Interrupted flight Johannesburg to Kisumu, bs 8/2, via Nairobi 7/2, carried on F/F Cape Town-London, left Cape Town January 27 but forced down at Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, delayed 7 days,  Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1932, Jan 26
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Interrupted flight Johannesburg to Kisumu, bs 8/2, via Nairobi 7/2, carried on F/F Cape Town-London, left Cape Town January 27 but forced down at Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, delayed 7 days, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 590

(South Africa) Imperial Airways first acceptance of mail from South Africa for Canada for carriage on the inaugural Cape Town-London service, Cape Town to Halifax, no arrival ds, scarcer blue/orange/cream Robertson souvenir cover, franked 1/3d, red double bar Jusqu'a to indicate termination of flight in London, carried by air from Cape-London, then surface to destination.

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Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Imperial Airways first acceptance of mail from South Africa for Canada for carriage on the inaugural Cape Town-London service, Cape Town to Halifax, no arrival ds, scarcer blue/orange/cream Robertson souvenir cover, franked 1/3d, red double bar Jusqu'a to indicate termination of flight in London, carried by air from Cape-London, then surface to destination.
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Lot Number: 591

(South Africa) Interrupted flight, F/F Cape Town to Khartoum, bs 10/2, carried on the first Imperial Airways regular service from Cape Town to London, blue/orange/cream scarcer Robertson souvenir cover franked 8d. The flight was interrupted twice. First the City of Basra was damaged at take of at Salisbury and mail transferred to the City of Delhi which, in turn, had to make an emergency landing due to bad weather near Broken Hill,  when mail was transferred once more, this time to the City of Baghdad on Feb 6th, ref Ni 320129 and 320129B. 18 flown to Khartoum

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Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £25.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Interrupted flight, F/F Cape Town to Khartoum, bs 10/2, carried on the first Imperial Airways regular service from Cape Town to London, blue/orange/cream scarcer Robertson souvenir cover franked 8d. The flight was interrupted twice. First the City of Basra was damaged at take of at Salisbury and mail transferred to the City of Delhi which, in turn, had to make an emergency landing due to bad weather near Broken Hill, when mail was transferred once more, this time to the City of Baghdad on Feb 6th, ref Ni 320129 and 320129B. 18 flown to Khartoum
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Lot Number: 592

(South Africa) South Africa to Germany, PRETORIA to MUNICH,  by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN178 which left Jo'burg 1/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 5/8 on Helena, Cairo 7/8 on Scipio, arriving Brindisi 7/8 on Sylvanus where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service arriving Berlin backstamped 8/8 and Munich 9/8, fine strikes red Berlin and Munich airmail receivers, cover RATED 1/- for air rate. Nice item, all the data, ex Proud.

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Date: 1934, Jul 31
Est. price: £40.00
Category: South Africa

Description: South Africa to Germany, PRETORIA to MUNICH, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN178 which left Jo'burg 1/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 5/8 on Helena, Cairo 7/8 on Scipio, arriving Brindisi 7/8 on Sylvanus where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service arriving Berlin backstamped 8/8 and Munich 9/8, fine strikes red Berlin and Munich airmail receivers, cover RATED 1/- for air rate. Nice item, all the data, ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 593

(South Africa) AFRICA TO NEW ZEALAND, Cape Town to Ashhurst, FIRST ACCEPTANCE of African 'all the way' airmail for New Zealand for carriage on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN NORTHBOUND service AN 196 to Cairo 11/12, to connect with the first extension of the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS EASTBOUND service IE 298 from Singapore to Brisbane. Special violet/cream 'Library of Parliament/Cape Town PC correctly FRANKED 10d, with  a message of Christmas greetings HANDWRITTEN  BY L.G.WYNDHAM. An exceptional item in very fine condition, ex the Ted Proud archives.

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Date: 1934, Dec 6
Est. price: £175.00
Category: South Africa

Description: AFRICA TO NEW ZEALAND, Cape Town to Ashhurst, FIRST ACCEPTANCE of African 'all the way' airmail for New Zealand for carriage on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN NORTHBOUND service AN 196 to Cairo 11/12, to connect with the first extension of the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS EASTBOUND service IE 298 from Singapore to Brisbane. Special violet/cream 'Library of Parliament/Cape Town PC correctly FRANKED 10d, with a message of Christmas greetings HANDWRITTEN BY L.G.WYNDHAM. An exceptional item in very fine condition, ex the Ted Proud archives.
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Lot Number: 594

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

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £15.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Loanda, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 595

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

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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 Loanda, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 596

(South West Africa) SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Windhoek to Otjiwarongo, bs 1/8, plain cover franked 4d, Airpost/Windhoek/Lugpos cachet., blue/black "Per Lugpos" etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Aug 1
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Windhoek to Otjiwarongo, bs 1/8, plain cover franked 4d, Airpost/Windhoek/Lugpos cachet., blue/black "Per Lugpos" etiquette.
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Lot Number: 597

(South West Africa) SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Windhoek to Walvis Bay, bs 11/8 plain cover, franked 4d canc Windhoek cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet. Francis Field authentication hs.

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Date: 1931, Aug 10
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Windhoek to Walvis Bay, bs 11/8 plain cover, franked 4d canc Windhoek cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet. Francis Field authentication hs.
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Lot Number: 598

(South West Africa) F/F Windhoek to Kimberley 20/12, (SWA feeder link) then on to Cape Town, having connected with the IAW London-Cape Town Christmas experimental flight, reg cover, South West African/Imperial Airways. Non invasive ironed vertical crease. Image.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £15.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: F/F Windhoek to Kimberley 20/12, (SWA feeder link) then on to Cape Town, having connected with the IAW London-Cape Town Christmas experimental flight, reg cover, South West African/Imperial Airways. Non invasive ironed vertical crease. Image.
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Lot Number: 599

(South West Africa) SWAA, F/F Windhoek to Victoria West, bs 21/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc double circle Windhoek cds, blue/black airmail etiquette, blue/black airmail etiquette. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, F/F Windhoek to Victoria West, bs 21/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc double circle Windhoek cds, blue/black airmail etiquette, blue/black airmail etiquette. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 600

(South West Africa) Windhoek to Keetmanshoop 27/1, first regular SWA Airways feeder service to connect with IAW Cape Town to Croydon service, Springbok cover franked 4d, small metal die 'Air Mail' ds applied at Windhoek.

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Date: 1932, Jan 26
Est. price: £15.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: Windhoek to Keetmanshoop 27/1, first regular SWA Airways feeder service to connect with IAW Cape Town to Croydon service, Springbok cover franked 4d, small metal die 'Air Mail' ds applied at Windhoek.
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