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Lot Number: 51

(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: £35.00
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: 52

(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: £25.00
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: 53

(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: 54

(Belgium) F/F Sabena Ostende to Lille, bs 2/7

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Date: 1935, Jul 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgium

Description: F/F Sabena Ostende to Lille, bs 2/7
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Lot Number: 55

(Belgium) Sabena, Brussels to Elizabethville, bs 21/11 and return  to Brussels, bs 29/11, carried on F/F Brussels-Leopoldville extension to Elizabethville service, blue/grey Sabena souvenir cover with map of route, franked 5F Belgium stamps, canc Bruxelles 15/11 cds, and 5F Congo stamp, canc Elizabethville 22/11 cds, green framed outward and purple framed inward flight cachets.

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Date: 1935, Nov 15
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Sabena, Brussels to Elizabethville, bs 21/11 and return to Brussels, bs 29/11, carried on F/F Brussels-Leopoldville extension to Elizabethville service, blue/grey Sabena souvenir cover with map of route, franked 5F Belgium stamps, canc Bruxelles 15/11 cds, and 5F Congo stamp, canc Elizabethville 22/11 cds, green framed outward and purple framed inward flight cachets.
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Lot Number: 56

(Belgium) First Belgium acceptance for the Imperial Airways Kano-Lagos extension of the London-Nigeria service, Brussels to Lagos, bs 26/10, via Paris Avion, 19/10, black/yellow/red border airmail cover, franked 3F 85c, ms 'By First Air Mail Imperial Airways/London-Khartoum-Kano-Lagos'", ref Godinas 1951, and Jennekens and Godinas 1969. Image

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Date: 1936, Oct 15
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Belgium

Description: First Belgium acceptance for the Imperial Airways Kano-Lagos extension of the London-Nigeria service, Brussels to Lagos, bs 26/10, via Paris Avion, 19/10, black/yellow/red border airmail cover, franked 3F 85c, ms 'By First Air Mail Imperial Airways/London-Khartoum-Kano-Lagos'", ref Godinas 1951, and Jennekens and Godinas 1969. Image
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Lot Number: 57

(Belgium) Phalene Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville, 6/11, and return, 12/11, to Awant-Dinant, commemorative 'Phalene' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green two line 'Phalene' cachet, and scarcer red toothed oval flight cachet. SIGNED BY THE PILOT PIERRE BRADFER. Nice item.

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Date: 1937, Oct 20
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Phalene Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville, 6/11, and return, 12/11, to Awant-Dinant, commemorative 'Phalene' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green two line 'Phalene' cachet, and scarcer red toothed oval flight cachet. SIGNED BY THE PILOT PIERRE BRADFER. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 58

(Brazil) VARIG, F/F Porto Alegre-Bage-Livramento, bs Livramento 19/4, attractive black/cream souvenir cover franked 200R postage + 500R airmail, canc Porto Alegre cds.

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Date: 1932, Apr 19
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Brazil

Description: VARIG, F/F Porto Alegre-Bage-Livramento, bs Livramento 19/4, attractive black/cream souvenir cover franked 200R postage + 500R airmail, canc Porto Alegre cds.
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Lot Number: 59

(Brazil) Porto Alegre to Caixas, bs, attractive VARIG 'Festa de Uva' commemorative cover.

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Date: 1933, Feb 18
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Porto Alegre to Caixas, bs, attractive VARIG 'Festa de Uva' commemorative cover.
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Lot Number: 60

(Brazil) Opening up the Amazon, Panair F/F Manaos to Belem, purple winged flight cachet, printed red/white/blue Panair Do Brasil corner cover, with winged PAA logo on flap, franked 1100R, signed by the pilot Capt. E La Porte. A nice.

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Date: 1933, Oct 24
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Opening up the Amazon, Panair F/F Manaos to Belem, purple winged flight cachet, printed red/white/blue Panair Do Brasil corner cover, with winged PAA logo on flap, franked 1100R, signed by the pilot Capt. E La Porte. A nice.
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Lot Number: 61

(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: £20.00
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.'.
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Lot Number: 62

(Brazil) VASP, F/F accelerated service, Porto Alegre to Sao Paulo, bs, fine cachets x2, 'Via VASP' hs. See scan.

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Date: 1940, Nov 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Brazil

Description: VASP, F/F accelerated service, Porto Alegre to Sao Paulo, bs, fine cachets x2, 'Via VASP' hs. See scan.
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Lot Number: 63

(Brazil) Triple censored WWII airmail cover, rated R 5400, from Sao Paulo to the River Plate Committee, Finsbury Circus, London (an undercover address for South American volunteers to British Forces), readdressed to No 8 A.O.S.(Air Observer School), Ancienne Lorette, Quebec, large Jan 7 1944 clock receiver verso. Triple sealed with Brazilian tape tied by framed S.P./442 censor mark, and US EB 2853 (San Juan), and GB OBE 562 PC90 censor tapes. Sent to a Britisher from Brazil, now a leading aircraftman/woman in training in Canada. An absolute goldmine of aerophilatelic, military, political and social history. One of the most exciting covers we have come across.

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Date: 1943, Aug 8
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Brazil

Description: Triple censored WWII airmail cover, rated R 5400, from Sao Paulo to the River Plate Committee, Finsbury Circus, London (an undercover address for South American volunteers to British Forces), readdressed to No 8 A.O.S.(Air Observer School), Ancienne Lorette, Quebec, large Jan 7 1944 clock receiver verso. Triple sealed with Brazilian tape tied by framed S.P./442 censor mark, and US EB 2853 (San Juan), and GB OBE 562 PC90 censor tapes. Sent to a Britisher from Brazil, now a leading aircraftman/woman in training in Canada. An absolute goldmine of aerophilatelic, military, political and social history. One of the most exciting covers we have come across.
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Lot Number: 64

(Canada) F/F Toronto to Red Lake, bs 12/4, commercial corner cover franked 3c, official green framed five line flight cachet, typed 'Via Air Mail/Toronto/Red Lake'.

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Date: 1926, Apr 12
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Toronto to Red Lake, bs 12/4, commercial corner cover franked 3c, official green framed five line flight cachet, typed 'Via Air Mail/Toronto/Red Lake'.
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Lot Number: 65

(Canada) CL40, Western Canada Airways tied on cover franked 2c flown on Feb 1928 flight  from Rolling Portage to Jackson Mannion 13/2.

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Date: 1927, Feb 14
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Canada

Description: CL40, Western Canada Airways tied on cover franked 2c flown on Feb 1928 flight from Rolling Portage to Jackson Mannion 13/2.
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Lot Number: 66

(Canada) Sioux Lookout to Red Lake, cover franked with 2c. plus Patricia Airways Exploration C13 tied by Red Lake cds, also green two line 'Western Canada Airways Ltd/Red Lake, Ont'.

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Date: 1927, Mar 4
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Canada

Description: Sioux Lookout to Red Lake, cover franked with 2c. plus Patricia Airways Exploration C13 tied by Red Lake cds, also green two line 'Western Canada Airways Ltd/Red Lake, Ont'.
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Lot Number: 67

(Canada) Jackson Mannion to Hawkesbury, 25/2, cover franked with 3c. red plus Western Canada Airways Service CL 40) label tied wavy lined CANCELLED.

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Date: 1928, Feb 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Canada

Description: Jackson Mannion to Hawkesbury, 25/2, cover franked with 3c. red plus Western Canada Airways Service CL 40) label tied wavy lined CANCELLED.
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Lot Number: 68

(Canada) First flight Montreal to Toronto using the newly issued 5c air stamp, blue framed three line  'This mail was Carried By/Postal Aeroplane'.

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Date: 1928, Sep 22
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Canada

Description: First flight Montreal to Toronto using the newly issued 5c air stamp, blue framed three line 'This mail was Carried By/Postal Aeroplane'.
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Lot Number: 69

(Canada) Canada first acceptance for Jamaica for carriage on the FAM 5 F/F Miami to Kingston bs 3/12, plain cover franked 10c Canada stamps canc Walker Airport, Ont, large violet framed F/F cachet.

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Date: 1929, Sep 17
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Canada

Description: Canada first acceptance for Jamaica for carriage on the FAM 5 F/F Miami to Kingston bs 3/12, plain cover franked 10c Canada stamps canc Walker Airport, Ont, large violet framed F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 70

(Canada) F/F Athabaska to Fort McMurray, violet diamond cachet on orange 2c PSC, b/s,  company black/white CL48 semi official stamp verso, COMMERCIAL AIRWAYS LTD.

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Date: 1931, Feb 24
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Athabaska to Fort McMurray, violet diamond cachet on orange 2c PSC, b/s, company black/white CL48 semi official stamp verso, COMMERCIAL AIRWAYS LTD.
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Lot Number: 71

(Canada) F/F Leamington to Scudder, Pele Island, bs 13/12, franked 3c.

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Date: 1931, Dec 15
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Leamington to Scudder, Pele Island, bs 13/12, franked 3c.
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Lot Number: 72

(Canada) Early post WWII airmail, Canada to the Gold Coast, Montreal to Hohoe, Gold Coast Colony, bs 17/5, registered (hs) cover franked 21c, carried on the first official flight from Montreal to Washington, OAT by US internal airlines to Miami, 17/4, then by surface to GCC. An uncommon destination - interesting and unusual.

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Date: 1946, Apr 15
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Canada

Description: Early post WWII airmail, Canada to the Gold Coast, Montreal to Hohoe, Gold Coast Colony, bs 17/5, registered (hs) cover franked 21c, carried on the first official flight from Montreal to Washington, OAT by US internal airlines to Miami, 17/4, then by surface to GCC. An uncommon destination - interesting and unusual.
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Lot Number: 73

(Chile) Curtis Wright Feasibility Flight, 3rd South American Sales Flight (Lt James Doolittle), Santiago to Buenos Aires, b/s 8/5, black "Shield" flight cachet, red boxed "Correo Aereo" hs, addressed to Curtis Airplane Co, US Souvenir Historical Flight.

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Date: 1928, May 08
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Chile

Description: Curtis Wright Feasibility Flight, 3rd South American Sales Flight (Lt James Doolittle), Santiago to Buenos Aires, b/s 8/5, black "Shield" flight cachet, red boxed "Correo Aereo" hs, addressed to Curtis Airplane Co, US Souvenir Historical Flight.
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Lot Number: 74

(Chile) Lt James Doolittle, Curtis Airplane Co, South American Sales Flight , Santiago to Buenos Aires, bs 8/5, black "Shield" flight cachet, red boxed "Correo Aereo" hs, addressed to Curtis Airplane Co, US Souvenir Historical Flight.

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Date: 1928, May 8
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Chile

Description: Lt James Doolittle, Curtis Airplane Co, South American Sales Flight , Santiago to Buenos Aires, bs 8/5, black "Shield" flight cachet, red boxed "Correo Aereo" hs, addressed to Curtis Airplane Co, US Souvenir Historical Flight.
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Lot Number: 75

(China) First flight Wuchow to Canton, b/s, cover franked 3c 'Junks' x4 and 15c air, red framed bilingual 'Par Avion; hs, yped 'First Flight Airmail/Wuchow to Canton/January 16, 1931'.

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Date: 1931, Jan 16
Est. price: £75.00
Category: China

Description: First flight Wuchow to Canton, b/s, cover franked 3c 'Junks' x4 and 15c air, red framed bilingual 'Par Avion; hs, yped 'First Flight Airmail/Wuchow to Canton/January 16, 1931'.
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Lot Number: 76

(China) F/F FAM 14 China Clipper, China to San Francisco, bs 4/5, franked $1.70 canc Shanghai cds,  official green "China-USA First Flight" circular cachet, and fine official blue "Hong Kong to San Francisco....." cachet, also red two line 'First Flight China Clipper/China-USA' and blue 'Via CNAC-Hong Kong/and US Air Service', registered (label) printed souvenir cover with blue/red route map along bottom and gold "First Air Mail/China to USA" illustrated vignette.

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Date: 1937, Apr 26
Est. price: £55.00
Category: China

Description: F/F FAM 14 China Clipper, China to San Francisco, bs 4/5, franked $1.70 canc Shanghai cds, official green "China-USA First Flight" circular cachet, and fine official blue "Hong Kong to San Francisco....." cachet, also red two line 'First Flight China Clipper/China-USA' and blue 'Via CNAC-Hong Kong/and US Air Service', registered (label) printed souvenir cover with blue/red route map along bottom and gold "First Air Mail/China to USA" illustrated vignette.
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Lot Number: 77

(China) F/F FAM 14 China Clipper, Shanghai to San Francisco, bs 4/5, franked $1.45, official green "China-USA First Flight" circular cachet,  fine blue "Hong Kong to San Francisco....." cachet , and fine red straight line 'Via Hongkong & by U.S. Air Service' hs, typed "Via C.N.A.C. -Hongkong/U.S. Air Service.Image.

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Date: 1937, Apr 26
Est. price: £45.00
Category: China

Description: F/F FAM 14 China Clipper, Shanghai to San Francisco, bs 4/5, franked $1.45, official green "China-USA First Flight" circular cachet, fine blue "Hong Kong to San Francisco....." cachet , and fine red straight line 'Via Hongkong & by U.S. Air Service' hs, typed "Via C.N.A.C. -Hongkong/U.S. Air Service.Image.
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Lot Number: 78

(China) Acceptance from Canton for the Pan Am F/F Hong Kong to Honolulu,  bs 2/5, attractive 'twin globe' Licheson registered (label) airmail 'China-USA' and 'Inaurgural Clipper Flight/Canton-Honolulu' cover franked $1.35, grey/black airmail etiquette tied by fine strike official green "China-USA First Flight" circular cachet, also official purple 'Hong Kong to Honolulu' F/F cachet verso.similar verso. Dispatches from Canton are much scarcer than those from Shanghai. Nice item.

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Date: 1937, Apr 27
Est. price: £75.00
Category: China

Description: Acceptance from Canton for the Pan Am F/F Hong Kong to Honolulu, bs 2/5, attractive 'twin globe' Licheson registered (label) airmail 'China-USA' and 'Inaurgural Clipper Flight/Canton-Honolulu' cover franked $1.35, grey/black airmail etiquette tied by fine strike official green "China-USA First Flight" circular cachet, also official purple 'Hong Kong to Honolulu' F/F cachet verso.similar verso. Dispatches from Canton are much scarcer than those from Shanghai. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 79

(China) Censored WWII airmail cover, Shanghai to Penang, 12/4 arrival ds verso, franked 50c Sun yat Sen, canc Shanghai cds, dark blue/white airmail etiquette, 'Per Air Mail' and 'First Flight Cover' hand stamps, red chop lower rh corner and on flap, sealed brown tape with violet Singapore/Penang 'Passed By/Censor 230/ "A"'censor mark. Interesting.

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Date: 1941, Apr 10
Est. price: £35.00
Category: China

Description: Censored WWII airmail cover, Shanghai to Penang, 12/4 arrival ds verso, franked 50c Sun yat Sen, canc Shanghai cds, dark blue/white airmail etiquette, 'Per Air Mail' and 'First Flight Cover' hand stamps, red chop lower rh corner and on flap, sealed brown tape with violet Singapore/Penang 'Passed By/Censor 230/ "A"'censor mark. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 80

(China) WWII censored scarce double rate air cover , Shanghai to London, imprint etiquette cover franked $11.30, ms 'PAA Pacific and Atlantic', also fine strike violet 'By Pan American Airways Service Via USA' directional hand stamp, sealed B&W OBE 3471 Caribbean censor tape. Correctly rated $11.30 ($5.90 + $5.40)  for carriage by surface from China to Hong Kong, then by air to San Francisco by Pan Am FAM 14 route, by US internal air service to New York, by air via Pan Am FAM 18 route to Lisbon, then by European airline to destination (Route 'G', Boyle p774) . Nice item.

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Date: 1941, Jun 6
Est. price: £75.00
Category: China

Description: WWII censored scarce double rate air cover , Shanghai to London, imprint etiquette cover franked $11.30, ms 'PAA Pacific and Atlantic', also fine strike violet 'By Pan American Airways Service Via USA' directional hand stamp, sealed B&W OBE 3471 Caribbean censor tape. Correctly rated $11.30 ($5.90 + $5.40) for carriage by surface from China to Hong Kong, then by air to San Francisco by Pan Am FAM 14 route, by US internal air service to New York, by air via Pan Am FAM 18 route to Lisbon, then by European airline to destination (Route 'G', Boyle p774) . Nice item.
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Lot Number: 81

(China) WWII censored airmail 'by air all the way', Shanghai to Scotland, bs 'Registered Stirling oval 16/9' arrival ds, via Hawaii 4/9, New York 7/9, and  'Registered London oval 15/9, red/blue/grey registered (label) airmail envelope correctly rated $6 40c ($6.15 airmail + 25c registration), violet 'Registered' hs. Carried by the China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) to Hong Kong, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US Domestic airline to New York, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, then by European airline to England, Route F Boyd p772).   A nice wartime cover with brilliant routing. Image.

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Date: 1941, Aug 20
Est. price: £100.00
Category: China

Description: WWII censored airmail 'by air all the way', Shanghai to Scotland, bs 'Registered Stirling oval 16/9' arrival ds, via Hawaii 4/9, New York 7/9, and 'Registered London oval 15/9, red/blue/grey registered (label) airmail envelope correctly rated $6 40c ($6.15 airmail + 25c registration), violet 'Registered' hs. Carried by the China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) to Hong Kong, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, US Domestic airline to New York, Pan Am FAM 18 to Lisbon, then by European airline to England, Route F Boyd p772). A nice wartime cover with brilliant routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 82

(Ecuador) Early airmail, Ecuador to Panama, bs 30/3, attractive cover with 'prancing horses' logo on flap franked 85c canc Guayaquil cds and fine strike black two line 'Correo Aereo/Panagra' hs on front.

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Date: 1931, Mar 25
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ecuador

Description: Early airmail, Ecuador to Panama, bs 30/3, attractive cover with 'prancing horses' logo on flap franked 85c canc Guayaquil cds and fine strike black two line 'Correo Aereo/Panagra' hs on front.
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Lot Number: 83

(Ecuador) Military flight from Quito to Otavalo, b/s 1/1, purple triangular cachet, circular Otavalo b/s, airmail cover, only 27 fown, Muller #83.  Army circular flight among five cities.

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Date: 1932, Jan 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ecuador

Description: Military flight from Quito to Otavalo, b/s 1/1, purple triangular cachet, circular Otavalo b/s, airmail cover, only 27 fown, Muller #83. Army circular flight among five cities.
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Lot Number: 84

(Ecuador) Panagra F/F Quito, Ecuador to Ipiales, Colombia, b/s, airmail cover franked $2.90, nice strike violet framed flight cachet, uncommon. Small hand drawn map in included with this item. Scarce

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Date: 1943, Mar 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ecuador

Description: Panagra F/F Quito, Ecuador to Ipiales, Colombia, b/s, airmail cover franked $2.90, nice strike violet framed flight cachet, uncommon. Small hand drawn map in included with this item. Scarce
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Lot Number: 85

(Ecuador) F/F Quito to Caracas, black twelve line cachet, typed endorsement "Via Air France Caravelle", b/s, Air France

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Date: 1963, May 04
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Ecuador

Description: F/F Quito to Caracas, black twelve line cachet, typed endorsement "Via Air France Caravelle", b/s, Air France
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Lot Number: 86

(Egypt) RAF test flight from Abu Suwer to Khartoum, 11 Jan 1926 arrival hs on front, signed by the commanding officer V.C.Stonar, plain cover, franked Egypt 5ml, violet two line "Special Flight/Cairo to Khartoum" hs. This flight was undertaken by RAF Squadron No. 47 as a test of the Fairey IIID aircraft equipped with the Napier Lion engine, and as a prelude to the Cairo-Cape Town flight planned for later in the year. Little is known about this flight, and only 70 covers were carried. A 200 word account by Bill Coley can be found in  Air Mail News, No 158, p129.

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Date: 1926, Jan 9
Est. price: £200.00
Category: Egypt

Description: RAF test flight from Abu Suwer to Khartoum, 11 Jan 1926 arrival hs on front, signed by the commanding officer V.C.Stonar, plain cover, franked Egypt 5ml, violet two line "Special Flight/Cairo to Khartoum" hs. This flight was undertaken by RAF Squadron No. 47 as a test of the Fairey IIID aircraft equipped with the Napier Lion engine, and as a prelude to the Cairo-Cape Town flight planned for later in the year. Little is known about this flight, and only 70 covers were carried. A 200 word account by Bill Coley can be found in Air Mail News, No 158, p129.
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Lot Number: 87

(Egypt) Egypt to India, F/F Cairo/Alexandria) to Karachi 6/4 and on to Calcutta bs 9/4. Carried on 
Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight #IE1 all the way by City of Jerusalem.Plain cover, flight cachet verso showing map of route franked 35ml inc SG132. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1929, Apr 03
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Egypt to India, F/F Cairo/Alexandria) to Karachi 6/4 and on to Calcutta bs 9/4. Carried on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight #IE1 all the way by City of Jerusalem.Plain cover, flight cachet verso showing map of route franked 35ml inc SG132. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 88

(Egypt) First return flight England-Krachi service, ALEXANDRIA to LONDON, 15 Apr 29 arrival ds on front, carried on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight #IW1 by City of Baghad from Alexandria, and by City of Glasgow from Basle to London, plain cover franked 17mls, violet 'Par Avion' hs, Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1929, Apr 10
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Egypt

Description: First return flight England-Krachi service, ALEXANDRIA to LONDON, 15 Apr 29 arrival ds on front, carried on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight #IW1 by City of Baghad from Alexandria, and by City of Glasgow from Basle to London, plain cover franked 17mls, violet 'Par Avion' hs, Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 89

(Egypt) First flight EGYPT to CRETE ISLAND, bs 10/12, printed souvenir cover, airmail etiuette, franked 21mls.

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Date: 1929, Dec 7
Est. price: £80.00
Category: Egypt

Description: First flight EGYPT to CRETE ISLAND, bs 10/12, printed souvenir cover, airmail etiuette, franked 21mls.
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Lot Number: 90

(Egypt) First flight, ALEXANDRIA to VIENNA, bs 21/4, carried on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight #IW54, printed airmail etiquette cover franked 27mls.

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Date: 1930, Apr 18
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Egypt

Description: First flight, ALEXANDRIA to VIENNA, bs 21/4, carried on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight #IW54, printed airmail etiquette cover franked 27mls.
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Lot Number: 91

(Egypt) First flight, ALEXANDRIA to SALONIKA, bs 21/4, carried on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight #IW54, printed airmail etiquette cover franked 27mls. Scarce ONLY 4 FLOWN.

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Date: 1930, Apr 20
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Egypt

Description: First flight, ALEXANDRIA to SALONIKA, bs 21/4, carried on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight #IW54, printed airmail etiquette cover franked 27mls. Scarce ONLY 4 FLOWN.
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Lot Number: 92

(Egypt) F/F  ALEXANDRIA to ATHENS, bs 8/3, carried on Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #AN1 by Short Calcutta Flying Boat  'City of Athens', souvenir map cover franked 21mls, special Greek arrival cachet in violet.

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Date: 1931, Mar 3
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Egypt

Description: F/F ALEXANDRIA to ATHENS, bs 8/3, carried on Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #AN1 by Short Calcutta Flying Boat 'City of Athens', souvenir map cover franked 21mls, special Greek arrival cachet in violet.
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Lot Number: 93

(Egypt) F/F  ALEXANDRIA to MIRABELLA, bs 10/3, carried on Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #AN1 by Short Calcutta Flying Boat  'City of Athens', souvenir map cover franked 21mls.,

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Date: 1931, Mar 3
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Egypt

Description: F/F ALEXANDRIA to MIRABELLA, bs 10/3, carried on Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #AN1 by Short Calcutta Flying Boat 'City of Athens', souvenir map cover franked 21mls.,
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Lot Number: 94

(Egypt) Mail from Egypt to Belgian Congo, Alexandria to Motto Mines, via Aba 14/3 and Juba 8/3, blue map cover from International Airpost and Publishing Service (Impress), correctly franked 15mls basic + 30mls air surcharge, fine strike oval violet 'First Flight/frica-England' cachet.  A well used route from Egypt - Imperial AW to Juba, Societe des Chemons de Fer Vicinaux du Congo mail van from Juba-Aba, and on again by road to Congo. Newall 31.02 d1, rated 80 units. Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 05
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Mail from Egypt to Belgian Congo, Alexandria to Motto Mines, via Aba 14/3 and Juba 8/3, blue map cover from International Airpost and Publishing Service (Impress), correctly franked 15mls basic + 30mls air surcharge, fine strike oval violet 'First Flight/frica-England' cachet. A well used route from Egypt - Imperial AW to Juba, Societe des Chemons de Fer Vicinaux du Congo mail van from Juba-Aba, and on again by road to Congo. Newall 31.02 d1, rated 80 units. Image.
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Lot Number: 95

(Egypt) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE Greek airmail label L3 issued at ATHENS. On airmail cover from Cairo 17/5 to Athens 18/5 arrival cds. Label tied by Athens airmail cachet.

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Date: 1933, May 17
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Egypt

Description: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE Greek airmail label L3 issued at ATHENS. On airmail cover from Cairo 17/5 to Athens 18/5 arrival cds. Label tied by Athens airmail cachet.
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Lot Number: 96

(Egypt) Greek airmail label L3 issued at ATHENS. On airmail cover from Cairo posted 8/9 to Athens bs 19/9. Label tied by Athens airmail cachet.

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Date: 1933, May 17
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Greek airmail label L3 issued at ATHENS. On airmail cover from Cairo posted 8/9 to Athens bs 19/9. Label tied by Athens airmail cachet.
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Lot Number: 97

(Egypt) Alexandria to London, bs 14/4, SCARCE FIRST ACCELERATED FLIGHT on the Imperial Airways CALCUTTA TERMINAL service #CW12, flown all the way by RMA Corsair, departed Alexandria 11/4 and arrived Southampton 13/4,  imptint etiquette cover, franked 15mls canc Alec 9 Apr cds.

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Date: 1938, Apr 9
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Alexandria to London, bs 14/4, SCARCE FIRST ACCELERATED FLIGHT on the Imperial Airways CALCUTTA TERMINAL service #CW12, flown all the way by RMA Corsair, departed Alexandria 11/4 and arrived Southampton 13/4, imptint etiquette cover, franked 15mls canc Alec 9 Apr cds.
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Lot Number: 98

(Egypt) London to Karachi, and on to Bombay bs 13/4, SCARCE FIRST ACCELERATED FLIGHT on the Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight #IE643, flown all the way by Short S23 C Class Empire flying boat 'Centaurus' departed Alexandria 10/4 and arrived Karachi 12/4,  plain cover, franked  1 1/2d, typed 'First Flight to India in 2 1/2 days/via Southampton - Karachi/10.4.38'. Also fine unused original Tuck's B&W photocard of Centaurus landing.

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Date: 1938, Apr 10
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Egypt

Description: London to Karachi, and on to Bombay bs 13/4, SCARCE FIRST ACCELERATED FLIGHT on the Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight #IE643, flown all the way by Short S23 C Class Empire flying boat 'Centaurus' departed Alexandria 10/4 and arrived Karachi 12/4, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, typed 'First Flight to India in 2 1/2 days/via Southampton - Karachi/10.4.38'. Also fine unused original Tuck's B&W photocard of Centaurus landing.
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Lot Number: 99

(Egypt) WWII OFFICIAL PAID MAIL  from ALEXANDRIA to PARIS, carried by flying boat Caledonia on Imperial Airways Durban-Southampton Service flight #235 arriving Paris 28/10. Red ms 'Imperial Airways', red by Air Mail' hs, purple Egyptian censor mark in front, Cairo October 25th transit cds verso. Bank of Egypt 50mls metre franking. Unusual item in very fine condition.

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Date: 1939, Oct 24
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Egypt

Description: WWII OFFICIAL PAID MAIL from ALEXANDRIA to PARIS, carried by flying boat Caledonia on Imperial Airways Durban-Southampton Service flight #235 arriving Paris 28/10. Red ms 'Imperial Airways', red by Air Mail' hs, purple Egyptian censor mark in front, Cairo October 25th transit cds verso. Bank of Egypt 50mls metre franking. Unusual item in very fine condition.
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Lot Number: 100

(Egypt) Censored WWI airmail, Alexandria to London, printed bank air mail etiquette cover, red 'Imperial Airways' hs (still used though flown BOAC) franked 47 mls (17 mls Empire letter rate, 20g and 30 mls air fee to UK), Egypt censor mark.

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Date: 1941, Nov 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Censored WWI airmail, Alexandria to London, printed bank air mail etiquette cover, red 'Imperial Airways' hs (still used though flown BOAC) franked 47 mls (17 mls Empire letter rate, 20g and 30 mls air fee to UK), Egypt censor mark.
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