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Lot Number: 51

(Collections) South Pacific 1964-66, seven first flights, all different, ex Gilbert and Ellis Islands, Tonga, Cooks Islands and Fiji toNukalofa, Funafuti,Tarawa, Sydney, Suva, Papeete and Bora Bora. See scans.

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Est. price: £20.00
Category: Collections

Description: South Pacific 1964-66, seven first flights, all different, ex Gilbert and Ellis Islands, Tonga, Cooks Islands and Fiji toNukalofa, Funafuti,Tarawa, Sydney, Suva, Papeete and Bora Bora. See scans.
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Lot Number: 52

(Collections) Transpacific 1940, collection of eight first flights, Los Angeles to New Zealand, Noumea, Honolulu and Canton Island; San Francisco to  New Zealand, Noumea, and Canton Island; and Honolulu to Noumea,  all with official flight cachets and back stamps, fine. Image.

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Est. price: £20.00
Category: Collections

Description: Transpacific 1940, collection of eight first flights, Los Angeles to New Zealand, Noumea, Honolulu and Canton Island; San Francisco to New Zealand, Noumea, and Canton Island; and Honolulu to Noumea, all with official flight cachets and back stamps, fine. Image.
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Lot Number: 53

(Collections) Transpacific 4 first flights 1937-40 ex Honolulu to Auckland, Macau, Noumea and Canton Island. All fine with back stamps and official cachets.  See the website for a front and back scan of each cover..

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Est. price: £10.00
Category: Collections

Description: Transpacific 4 first flights 1937-40 ex Honolulu to Auckland, Macau, Noumea and Canton Island. All fine with back stamps and official cachets. See the website for a front and back scan of each cover..
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Lot Number: 54

(Collections) World assortment of 20 early flown covers from 1927 inc 16 first flights, noted 1927 25/10 Habana-Key West, 1928 8/5 Doolittle Santiago-Buenos Aires, 24/2 Santiago de Cuba- Havana, 13/4 Yukon AW Carcross-Atlin, 1930 7/3 NYRBA Port au Prince- St Johns, 15/5 London-Berlin night flight, 1934 31/12 pilot signed Hokitika-Okuru, 1939 23/5 Netherland and Switzerland acceptances for first North Atlantic service to USA. Also other interesting from Congo to GB via Imperial AW, Ethiopia censored and 31/3 F/F Reunion-Madagascar, GB FDI 1948 29/7 Olympic set on registered cove to Peru bs. Full of interest. Images.

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Est. price: £80.00
Category: Collections

Description: World assortment of 20 early flown covers from 1927 inc 16 first flights, noted 1927 25/10 Habana-Key West, 1928 8/5 Doolittle Santiago-Buenos Aires, 24/2 Santiago de Cuba- Havana, 13/4 Yukon AW Carcross-Atlin, 1930 7/3 NYRBA Port au Prince- St Johns, 15/5 London-Berlin night flight, 1934 31/12 pilot signed Hokitika-Okuru, 1939 23/5 Netherland and Switzerland acceptances for first North Atlantic service to USA. Also other interesting from Congo to GB via Imperial AW, Ethiopia censored and 31/3 F/F Reunion-Madagascar, GB FDI 1948 29/7 Olympic set on registered cove to Peru bs. Full of interest. Images.
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Lot Number: 55

(Collections) 1965 BOAC seven first flight stages from Fiji, no duplication.

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Date: 1965, Nov 25
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Collections

Description: 1965 BOAC seven first flight stages from Fiji, no duplication.
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Lot Number: 56

(Collections) 1965 BOAC six first 1st flights to Fiji from NZ, Australia, GB, Thailand, Singapore & India.

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Date: 1965, Nov 25
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Collections

Description: 1965 BOAC six first 1st flights to Fiji from NZ, Australia, GB, Thailand, Singapore & India.
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Lot Number: 57

(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 Porto Rico, Roessler  cover,

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Date: 1925, Apr 27
Est. price: £65.00
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 Porto Rico, Roessler cover,
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Lot Number: 58

(Airship) Aug 7, 1926, Round the World Flight, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, bs 10/8, PPC franked 53c, canc New York Aug 6 cds, large violet US confirmation cachet.

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Date: 1929, Aug 7
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Airship

Description: Aug 7, 1926, Round the World Flight, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, bs 10/8, PPC franked 53c, canc New York Aug 6 cds, large violet US confirmation cachet.
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Lot Number: 59

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Century of Progress, Akron to Friedrichshafen, bs 2/11, plain cover franked US 50c Zeppelin, canc Akron/Oct 28/1933 cds, purple Zeppelin/Expo flight cachet.

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Date: 1933, Oct 28
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Airship

Description: Graf Zeppelin Century of Progress, Akron to Friedrichshafen, bs 2/11, plain cover franked US 50c Zeppelin, canc Akron/Oct 28/1933 cds, purple Zeppelin/Expo flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 60

(Airship) US Macon (ZR5), " Leaves Florida for a Flight towards the Canal Zone" cachet, Oa Locka machine cancel, M Sussman card, 69 made.

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Date: 1934, May 5
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Airship

Description: US Macon (ZR5), " Leaves Florida for a Flight towards the Canal Zone" cachet, Oa Locka machine cancel, M Sussman card, 69 made.
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Lot Number: 61

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), blue framed "Flight to Panama" cachet, canc USS Hannibal, R. Aretz card.

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Date: 1934, May 5
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Airship

Description: USS Macon (ZR5), blue framed "Flight to Panama" cachet, canc USS Hannibal, R. Aretz card.
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Lot Number: 62

(Airship) Hindenburg flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, bs 14/5, US mail, PC franked 43c US stamps, posted Rochester 9/5/36, special Frankfurt Hindenburg 14/5 arrival cds on front. also faint oficial flight cachet.

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Date: 1936, May 9
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Airship

Description: Hindenburg flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, bs 14/5, US mail, PC franked 43c US stamps, posted Rochester 9/5/36, special Frankfurt Hindenburg 14/5 arrival cds on front. also faint oficial flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 63

(Airship) Hindenburg flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, bs 14/5, US mail, PC franked 43c US stamps, posted Rochester 9/5/36, special Frankfurt Hindenburg 14/5 arrival cds on front. also faint oficial flight cachet.

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Date: 1936, May 9
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Airship

Description: Hindenburg flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, bs 14/5, US mail, PC franked 43c US stamps, posted Rochester 9/5/36, special Frankfurt Hindenburg 14/5 arrival cds on front. also faint oficial flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 64

(Airship) Netherlands acceptance for the Seventh “Hindenburg” Flight to New York,  posted in Netherlands with 12 1/2c  stampsl, red double ring cachet depicting flying boat and Zeppelin, plain cover, black 'Rotterdam/Waalhaven' hs..

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Date: 1936, Aug 14
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Airship

Description: Netherlands acceptance for the Seventh “Hindenburg” Flight to New York, posted in Netherlands with 12 1/2c stampsl, red double ring cachet depicting flying boat and Zeppelin, plain cover, black 'Rotterdam/Waalhaven' hs..
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Lot Number: 65

(Australia) Early Western Australia airmail cover, Broome to Tasmania, bs Launceston, via Perth 26/10, carried on the Broome to Perth leg, bs 12/10,  of the Perth - Daly Waters service,  immaculate hand painted cover franked 10d, black PMG rectangular cachet with Broome 21 Oct 26 cds in centre..

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Date: 1926, Oct 21
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: Early Western Australia airmail cover, Broome to Tasmania, bs Launceston, via Perth 26/10, carried on the Broome to Perth leg, bs 12/10, of the Perth - Daly Waters service, immaculate hand painted cover franked 10d, black PMG rectangular cachet with Broome 21 Oct 26 cds in centre..
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Lot Number: 66

(Australia) First dispatch from Malta to connect with the Australian airmail service between Perth  (Western Australia) and Adelaide (South Australia), registered airmail etiquette cover, franked Malta 6d air mail fee, 1/2d Empire Letter Rate & 3d registration fee, canc Reg.Malta oval ds, bs Perth 4 Jun 29, Brisbane 10 Jun 20 & Woolloongabba 10 Jun 29. The Malta Government Notice of 26 April 1929 notified that, as of May 9, 1929, mails for Australia would be accepted for carriage by the Perth-Adelaide service.  .

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Date: 1929, May 9
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Australia

Description: First dispatch from Malta to connect with the Australian airmail service between Perth (Western Australia) and Adelaide (South Australia), registered airmail etiquette cover, franked Malta 6d air mail fee, 1/2d Empire Letter Rate & 3d registration fee, canc Reg.Malta oval ds, bs Perth 4 Jun 29, Brisbane 10 Jun 20 & Woolloongabba 10 Jun 29. The Malta Government Notice of 26 April 1929 notified that, as of May 9, 1929, mails for Australia would be accepted for carriage by the Perth-Adelaide service. .
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Lot Number: 67

(Australia) W.A.Airways Ltd, first flight Perth to Adelaide, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 4 1/2d, Ironed vertical crease, see image.
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Date: 1929, Jun 6
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Australia

Description: W.A.Airways Ltd, first flight Perth to Adelaide, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 4 1/2d, Ironed vertical crease, see image. .
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Lot Number: 68

(Australia) F/F ANA Sunday service, Melbourne to Sydney, bs 2/6, registered (label) airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d.

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Date: 1930, Jun 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F ANA Sunday service, Melbourne to Sydney, bs 2/6, registered (label) airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 69

(Australia) F/F ANA Sunday service, Sydney to Melbourne, b/s Rochester 2/6, airmail cover franked 4 1/2d.

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Date: 1930, Jun 1
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F ANA Sunday service, Sydney to Melbourne, b/s Rochester 2/6, airmail cover franked 4 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 70

(Australia) Western Australian AW Ltd, F/F Perth to Wydnham, bs cover addressed to the Vacuum Oil Company, franked 48 1/2d,typed "By Western Australian AW Ltd/Perth-Wyndham Service/First Official Flight/Derby-Wyndham Section". Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1930, Jul 13
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: Western Australian AW Ltd, F/F Perth to Wydnham, bs cover addressed to the Vacuum Oil Company, franked 48 1/2d,typed "By Western Australian AW Ltd/Perth-Wyndham Service/First Official Flight/Derby-Wyndham Section". Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 71

(Australia) Return of the first Imperial Airways experimental flight England-Australia, Melbourne to London, franked 1/11d, no arrival ds (applied to registered mail only, souvenir "All The Way" cover with IAW winged logo and route details, ANA/Qantas/Imperial Airways.  EBAY

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Date: 1931, May 14
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Australia

Description: Return of the first Imperial Airways experimental flight England-Australia, Melbourne to London, franked 1/11d, no arrival ds (applied to registered mail only, souvenir "All The Way" cover with IAW winged logo and route details, ANA/Qantas/Imperial Airways. EBAY
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Lot Number: 72

(Australia) Melbourne to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, flown  Australia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", registered (label) souvenir "Per VH-UXX Faith In Australia"cover franked Australia 1/- (SG 149 cat £20 used)) and  NG 2d,3d and 6d air Mail opts (SG 166, 167 and 170 cat £36 used), latter canc Lae 30/7 for return, Melbourne 2/8 1/8 arrival ds,  Australia and New Guinea cachets.

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Date: 1934, Jul 20
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: Melbourne to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, flown Australia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", registered (label) souvenir "Per VH-UXX Faith In Australia"cover franked Australia 1/- (SG 149 cat £20 used)) and NG 2d,3d and 6d air Mail opts (SG 166, 167 and 170 cat £36 used), latter canc Lae 30/7 for return, Melbourne 2/8 1/8 arrival ds, Australia and New Guinea cachets.
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Lot Number: 73

(Australia) F/F Sydney to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, and onward to San Francisco bs 24/8, flown  Australia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", Australia and New Guinea cachets, franked Australia 7d, and  NG 6d air +3d, latter canc 30/7 for return, Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, special cream/magenta PC "for use within the Commonwealth and places to British Empire". Nice item.

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Date: 1934, Jul 23
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Sydney to Lae, bs 27/7, and return, and onward to San Francisco bs 24/8, flown Australia to New Guinea by Ulm in "Faith of Australia", Australia and New Guinea cachets, franked Australia 7d, and NG 6d air +3d, latter canc 30/7 for return, Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, special cream/magenta PC "for use within the Commonwealth and places to British Empire". Nice item.
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Lot Number: 74

(Australia) Rare first acceptance of mail for Cairo, Egypt from Australia for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Cairo, 22/12, also Thomas Cook Cairo 22/12 receiver, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 1/7d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, then Darwin-Cairo by IAW IW 298. 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
Category: Australia

Description: Rare first acceptance of mail for Cairo, Egypt from Australia for carriage on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, Kew to Cairo, 22/12, also Thomas Cook Cairo 22/12 receiver, blue/grey printed souvenir cover franked 1/7d. Flown Brisbane-Darwin by Qantas, then Darwin-Cairo by IAW IW 298. 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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Lot Number: 75

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Madagascar, Sydney to Quelimane, via Cairo 22/12 and Ambulancia/Beira-Umtali/27/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service to Broken Hill, then by La Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar to Quelimane, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d x2 and 2d, canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Broken Hill 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.

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Date: 1934, Dec 12
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Madagascar, Sydney to Quelimane, via Cairo 22/12 and Ambulancia/Beira-Umtali/27/12, carried on the first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service to Broken Hill, then by La Service de la Navigation Aerienne de Madagascar to Quelimane, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1/6d x2 and 2d, canc 'Sydney/12 Dec/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Broken Hill 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.
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Lot Number: 76

(Australia) First acceptance of mail for Sudan, Sydney to Juba, bs 24/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked  1d, 3d blue Ram and 1/6d, canc 'Sydney/12 Dec 34/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Mbeya 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: £85.00
Category: Australia

Description: First acceptance of mail for Sudan, Sydney to Juba, bs 24/12, via Cairo 22/12, carried on first regular Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England service, souvenir blue/light grey 'Kangaroo' company cover, franked 1d, 3d blue Ram and 1/6d, canc 'Sydney/12 Dec 34/Air Mail' cds. Carried from Cairo to Mbeya 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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Lot Number: 77

(Australia) MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Services reopening of Ord River-Wyndham service, plain cover addressed to EA Crome, 2d PSE with additional 3d canc Wyndham/West Australia 9/7/35 cds, dark blue/white etiquette, typed "MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Service/Wyndham-Ivanhoe/Cattle Station/No post office".   The plane left Wyndham on the 9th, collected mail from Ord River, and returned on to Wynham on the 11th when this cover was cancelled.

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Date: 1935, Jul 9
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Australia

Description: MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Services reopening of Ord River-Wyndham service, plain cover addressed to EA Crome, 2d PSE with additional 3d canc Wyndham/West Australia 9/7/35 cds, dark blue/white etiquette, typed "MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Service/Wyndham-Ivanhoe/Cattle Station/No post office". The plane left Wyndham on the 9th, collected mail from Ord River, and returned on to Wynham on the 11th when this cover was cancelled.
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Lot Number: 78

(Australia) RARE Australian Transcontinental Airways, Darwin to Adelaide, bs 11/10, airmail etiquette cover franked 3d air + 2d ordinary, not postmarked but the stamps bear ms "Posted in/Darwin to Adelaide/Air Mail/Wallet Bag". The envelope has a closed corner tear which has damage the bottom LH corner of the 2d stamp. . We believe this cover was given to one of the two pilots in Darwin prior to the final flight (this is reinforced by the fold in the middle of the cover with putting it into the pilots flying jacket pocket). A short lived air service - only eight return flights were carried out - so scarce for this reason. However the true rarity is the ms cancellation. One for the exhibit.

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Date: 1935, Oct 11
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Australia

Description: RARE Australian Transcontinental Airways, Darwin to Adelaide, bs 11/10, airmail etiquette cover franked 3d air + 2d ordinary, not postmarked but the stamps bear ms "Posted in/Darwin to Adelaide/Air Mail/Wallet Bag". The envelope has a closed corner tear which has damage the bottom LH corner of the 2d stamp. . We believe this cover was given to one of the two pilots in Darwin prior to the final flight (this is reinforced by the fold in the middle of the cover with putting it into the pilots flying jacket pocket). A short lived air service - only eight return flights were carried out - so scarce for this reason. However the true rarity is the ms cancellation. One for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 79

(Australia) Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Adelaide, bs, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, small mail. Signed by the pilot H. Gayton Kirkman.

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Date: 1935, Nov 25
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Mount Gambier to Adelaide, bs, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, small mail. Signed by the pilot H. Gayton Kirkman.
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Lot Number: 80

(Australia) Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Adelaide to Mount Gambier, bs 26/11, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 1/1d inc  6d Air 'Air mail Service' opt. Small mail.

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Date: 1935, Nov 26
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Adelaide to Mount Gambier, bs 26/11, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 1/1d inc 6d Air 'Air mail Service' opt. Small mail.
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Lot Number: 81

(Australia) WASP Airlines Ltd, F/F Sydney to Coonamble, bs 28/5, inaugural introduction of Coonamble into the Broken Hill-Sydney service, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, typed "First Air Mail / Sydney to Coonamble/per WASP Airlines". Not easy to find.

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Date: 1936, May 28
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: WASP Airlines Ltd, F/F Sydney to Coonamble, bs 28/5, inaugural introduction of Coonamble into the Broken Hill-Sydney service, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, typed "First Air Mail / Sydney to Coonamble/per WASP Airlines". Not easy to find.
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Lot Number: 82

(Australia) Australian National Airways/Airlines of Australia Ltd, F/F Brisbane to Adelaide, airmail etiquette cover franked 5d.

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Date: 1937, Aug 30
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: Australian National Airways/Airlines of Australia Ltd, F/F Brisbane to Adelaide, airmail etiquette cover franked 5d.
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Lot Number: 83

(Australia) WR Carpenter Airlines, first official flight Australia-New Guinea-Australia, Brisbane to Rabaul, bs 1/6, and return, bs Brisbane 5/6 cds, attractive red/cream Queensland Air Mail Society logo souvenir cover franked 4 1/2d Australia stamps, canc Brisbane 30/5 cds, and 5d New Guinea stamp canc Rabaul cds

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Date: 1938, May 30
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: WR Carpenter Airlines, first official flight Australia-New Guinea-Australia, Brisbane to Rabaul, bs 1/6, and return, bs Brisbane 5/6 cds, attractive red/cream Queensland Air Mail Society logo souvenir cover franked 4 1/2d Australia stamps, canc Brisbane 30/5 cds, and 5d New Guinea stamp canc Rabaul cds
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Lot Number: 84

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Australia to England, Sydney to London,' censored imprint etiquette air cover franked 3/11d (1/-x3,9d and 2d), ms 'Via Canada', violet Australia S.109 censor mark, Correctly rated 3/11d for the air/sea service to England, TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US internal air services to New York, then by sea to London. Image.

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Date: 1940, Oct 21
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Australia to England, Sydney to London,' censored imprint etiquette air cover franked 3/11d (1/-x3,9d and 2d), ms 'Via Canada', violet Australia S.109 censor mark, Correctly rated 3/11d for the air/sea service to England, TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US internal air services to New York, then by sea to London. Image.
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Lot Number: 85

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour Canberra-New York, uncensored Intergovernmental cover franked 4/-, Australian violet diamond '2/NOT/OPENED BY/CENSOR'. Correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US,  flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.

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Date: 1941, Feb 11
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour Canberra-New York, uncensored Intergovernmental cover franked 4/-, Australian violet diamond '2/NOT/OPENED BY/CENSOR'. Correctly rated 4/- per 1/2oz for carriage to US, flown by Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to destination. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41.
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Lot Number: 86

(Australia) Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/- robes, 5d x2, canc Sydney 13/2/1941 cds, typed 'Via New Zealand', violet 'California/Clipper' hand stamp, sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet diamond 'Passed By/Censor/S 296' hs. Correctly rated 5/10d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon, then BOAC/KLM to London. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th, 1940 and the closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails. Image.

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Date: 1941, Feb 13
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, Pacific Clipper services up to the attack on Pearl Harbour, the 'air all the way' trans Pacfic and trans Atlantic clipper service, Sydney to London, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 5/- robes, 5d x2, canc Sydney 13/2/1941 cds, typed 'Via New Zealand', violet 'California/Clipper' hand stamp, sealed red/white Australian OBC censor tape tied by violet diamond 'Passed By/Censor/S 296' hs. Correctly rated 5/10d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon, then BOAC/KLM to London. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th, 1940 and the closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An attractive and important item in the study of wartime airmails. Image.
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Lot Number: 87

(Australia) WWII Royal Australian Air Force cover with crown over wings logo on flap from RAAF, Evans Bay  to Ascot Vale, Melbourne, then on to RAF Silloth, Cumberland UK, via RAF Records Office, Middlesex, England. All for the concessionary rate of 1d, fine strikes violet framed "Department of Air/Concession Postage Rate" hs's front and verso.

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Date: 1941, Jun 19
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Australia

Description: WWII Royal Australian Air Force cover with crown over wings logo on flap from RAAF, Evans Bay to Ascot Vale, Melbourne, then on to RAF Silloth, Cumberland UK, via RAF Records Office, Middlesex, England. All for the concessionary rate of 1d, fine strikes violet framed "Department of Air/Concession Postage Rate" hs's front and verso.
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Lot Number: 88

(Australia) The last dispatch of airmail for carriage on the 'air all the way' trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service to England before the attack on Pearl Harbour, Melbourne to London, Solihull 23/1/42 arrival ds tying Melbourne postmark and airmail etiquette. Cover franked 5/- robes and 5d x2, ms 'Via Clipper Mail', sealed red/white Australian 3 OBC censor tape tied by violet triangular 'Passed By/Censor/269 hs. Correctly rated 5/10d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon, then BOAC/KLM to London. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th, 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An item of considerable aerophilatelic and military significance. Image.

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Date: 1941, Dec 6
Est. price: £250.00
Category: Australia

Description: The last dispatch of airmail for carriage on the 'air all the way' trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service to England before the attack on Pearl Harbour, Melbourne to London, Solihull 23/1/42 arrival ds tying Melbourne postmark and airmail etiquette. Cover franked 5/- robes and 5d x2, ms 'Via Clipper Mail', sealed red/white Australian 3 OBC censor tape tied by violet triangular 'Passed By/Censor/269 hs. Correctly rated 5/10d for the two ocean clipper service to the UK, carried by TEAL to New Zealand, Pan Am FAM19 to San Francisco, then US internal air service to link with Pan Am FAM18 trans Atlantic service to Lisbon, then BOAC/KLM to London. This service opened on 3/7/40 when Italy entered the war on June 10th, 1940 and closed Mediterranean section of the long established Empire (Kangaroo) route through Europe and across the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Clipper service ceased after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 11/12/41. An item of considerable aerophilatelic and military significance. Image.
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Lot Number: 89

(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: £85.00
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.
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Lot Number: 90

(Australia) Quantas F/F Australia to Bangkok, bs 16/11, official Quantas souvenir cover franked 1/3d, canc Sydney cds, blue/pale blue/white Qantas vignette commemorating 30 year as Royal Mail carriers. Signed by Capt. J. Pollock and co-pilot A Myers.

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Date: 1953, Nov 14
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Australia

Description: Quantas F/F Australia to Bangkok, bs 16/11, official Quantas souvenir cover franked 1/3d, canc Sydney cds, blue/pale blue/white Qantas vignette commemorating 30 year as Royal Mail carriers. Signed by Capt. J. Pollock and co-pilot A Myers.
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Lot Number: 91

(Bechuanaland) South Africa Airways new West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, Palapye, Bechuanaland to Outjo, SWA, bs 22/8,  violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce item in fine condition.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: South Africa Airways new West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, Palapye, Bechuanaland to Outjo, SWA, bs 22/8, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 92

(Bechuanaland) West Coast extension of the South Africa Airways new Kalahari West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, Palapye, Bechuanaland to Luanda, Angola, bs 22/8,  airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d per 1/2oz EAMS rate, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: West Coast extension of the South Africa Airways new Kalahari West Coast service, Bechuanaland to South West Africa and Angola, Palapye, Bechuanaland to Luanda, Angola, bs 22/8, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d per 1/2oz EAMS rate, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.
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Lot Number: 93

(Belgian Congo) First acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Broken Hill 8/3, and Blantyre 9/3, plain pale grey cover franked 3F airmail plus 2.5F overseas postage, canc Elisabethville cds, black boxed 'Avion' hs, violet st line  "First Official Air Mail" cachet, black "S.Rhodesia-Nyasaland" hs, black boxed 'Avion' hs. Carried from Elisabethville to Broken Hill by Aero Club de Katanga, then to Salisbury by Imperial Airways, then Salisbury-Blantyre on the return F/F of the new RANA service. A rare item in fine condition. Only 4 flown, see Godinas F, 1951, p133.

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Date: 1934, Mar 7
Est. price: £375.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: First acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Broken Hill 8/3, and Blantyre 9/3, plain pale grey cover franked 3F airmail plus 2.5F overseas postage, canc Elisabethville cds, black boxed 'Avion' hs, violet st line "First Official Air Mail" cachet, black "S.Rhodesia-Nyasaland" hs, black boxed 'Avion' hs. Carried from Elisabethville to Broken Hill by Aero Club de Katanga, then to Salisbury by Imperial Airways, then Salisbury-Blantyre on the return F/F of the new RANA service. A rare item in fine condition. Only 4 flown, see Godinas F, 1951, p133.
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Lot Number: 94

(Belgian Congo) Leopoldville to New York, via Marseille Gare Avion 16/10 transit cds, imprint etiquette cover franked 6F, uncommon black three line "en avion jusqua/Marseille/Gare avion"

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Date: 1936, Oct 10
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Leopoldville to New York, via Marseille Gare Avion 16/10 transit cds, imprint etiquette cover franked 6F, uncommon black three line "en avion jusqua/Marseille/Gare avion"
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Lot Number: 95

(Belgian Congo) Sabena first internal fast flight service, Ponthierville to Elizabethville, bs 29/10, Godinas cover franked  50c, 10c, rd/white vignette, green flight cachet.

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Date: 1936, Oct 28
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Sabena first internal fast flight service, Ponthierville to Elizabethville, bs 29/10, Godinas cover franked 50c, 10c, rd/white vignette, green flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 96

(Belgian Congo) Luebo to Kikwit, bs 1/11, carried on F/F Luebo-Tshikakapa-Leopoldville service, Van Reet cover franked 90c, black framed "Avion" cachet, typed "Par 1o Courrier Aerien/Luebo Kikwit". Uncommon.

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Date: 1939, Nov 01
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: Luebo to Kikwit, bs 1/11, carried on F/F Luebo-Tshikakapa-Leopoldville service, Van Reet cover franked 90c, black framed "Avion" cachet, typed "Par 1o Courrier Aerien/Luebo Kikwit". Uncommon.
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Lot Number: 97

(Belgium) Fabry and Vanderlinden interrupted flight, Brussels to Matadi, bs 19/12, via Leopoldville,bs15/12 . The flight was interrupted near Alicante for repairs, Ni 301208. Purfina corner cover franked Belgium 5F Air+1F45 ordinary, red flight cachet.

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Date: 1930, Dec 5
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Fabry and Vanderlinden interrupted flight, Brussels to Matadi, bs 19/12, via Leopoldville,bs15/12 . The flight was interrupted near Alicante for repairs, Ni 301208. Purfina corner cover franked Belgium 5F Air+1F45 ordinary, red flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 98

(Belgium) Belgian acceptance for Djakarta, bs 26/10, via Batavia 25/10, Koning cover franked 10F canc Antwerp cds, uncommon. Image.

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Date: 1931, Oct 12
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Belgian acceptance for Djakarta, bs 26/10, via Batavia 25/10, Koning cover franked 10F canc Antwerp cds, uncommon. Image.
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Lot Number: 99

(Belgium) Antwerp to London flight from the Antwerp Aerophilatelic Exhibition, souvenir cover franked 50F air with an illegal red bilingual opt 'Service Postal/Azerien/Anvers/London and 1F75 paired with 'Farrand' ? Expo propaganda stamp, both canc special  Expo postmark dated 16/10/1931. Image.

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Date: 1931, Oct 16
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Antwerp to London flight from the Antwerp Aerophilatelic Exhibition, souvenir cover franked 50F air with an illegal red bilingual opt 'Service Postal/Azerien/Anvers/London and 1F75 paired with 'Farrand' ? Expo propaganda stamp, both canc special Expo postmark dated 16/10/1931. Image.
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Lot Number: 100

(Belgium) Air Bleu, F/F Brussells to Toulouse, bs 6/6

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Date: 1935, Jun 14
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Air Bleu, F/F Brussells to Toulouse, bs 6/6
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