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Lot Number: 101

(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: 102

(Belgium) Brssells-Rozluez, bs, Bollon Belgica special card, MIXED FRANK 50c Belgium air tied special also red 'Raid Belgica dated cachet,  verso Poland 5G x2 tied Rozluez arrival cds. PILOT SIGNED.

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Date: 1935, Jul 21
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Brssells-Rozluez, bs, Bollon Belgica special card, MIXED FRANK 50c Belgium air tied special also red 'Raid Belgica dated cachet, verso Poland 5G x2 tied Rozluez arrival cds. PILOT SIGNED.
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Lot Number: 103

(Belgium) Brussels acceptance for the 1st Sabena Brussels-Elisabethville service, airmail etiquette card franked  3F 80, canc Bruxelles 7/11and 15/11 cds, green bilingual flight cachet verso.Intended for the 7/11 first Air France/Air Afrque flight to E'ville. But, due to an error in the official announcement most Belgian mail went by the first Sabena flight instead, which left Brussels on 15/11/35. Hence the 7/11 and 15/11 departure postmarks on this card.

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Date: 1935, Nov 15
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Brussels acceptance for the 1st Sabena Brussels-Elisabethville service, airmail etiquette card franked 3F 80, canc Bruxelles 7/11and 15/11 cds, green bilingual flight cachet verso.Intended for the 7/11 first Air France/Air Afrque flight to E'ville. But, due to an error in the official announcement most Belgian mail went by the first Sabena flight instead, which left Brussels on 15/11/35. Hence the 7/11 and 15/11 departure postmarks on this card.
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Lot Number: 104

(Belgium) Brssells-Cesky Tesin, bs, Ballon Belgica special Expo card, MIXED FRANK 50c Belgium air tied special Expo cds and 50h Czeckslovakia canc Cesky 11/7 arrival cds, large 'Internationale d'Aerostation' cachet.

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Date: 1936, Jul 11
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Brssells-Cesky Tesin, bs, Ballon Belgica special Expo card, MIXED FRANK 50c Belgium air tied special Expo cds and 50h Czeckslovakia canc Cesky 11/7 arrival cds, large 'Internationale d'Aerostation' cachet.
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Lot Number: 105

(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: £60.00
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: 106

(Belgium) Pelican Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville and return, 5/11, commemorative 'Pelican' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green and purple cachets.

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Date: 1937, Oct 20
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Pelican Missionary Flight Belgium-Congo, and return, Brussels to Leopoldville and return, 5/11, commemorative 'Pelican' card in French with map of route verso, franked 3.30F Belgian and 3.30F Congo stamps, green and purple cachets.
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Lot Number: 107

(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: £40.00
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: 108

(Belgium) Scarce first acceptance of mail from Belgium for USA for carriage on the inaugural Imperial Airways trans Atlantic service from London to New York, bs 6/8, official black/blue/grey souvenir cover franked 1930 2F x2, and 35c ordinary, canc Brussels 4/8 cds. Only 24 flown.

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Date: 1939, Aug 4
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Scarce first acceptance of mail from Belgium for USA for carriage on the inaugural Imperial Airways trans Atlantic service from London to New York, bs 6/8, official black/blue/grey souvenir cover franked 1930 2F x2, and 35c ordinary, canc Brussels 4/8 cds. Only 24 flown.
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Lot Number: 109

(British Solomon Islands) Imperial Airways F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Solomon Islands, bs 20/9, typed  "First Flight/to/Cook Islands/at/1 1/2d Rate"

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Date: 1938, Jul 27
Est. price: £25.00
Category: British Solomon Islands

Description: Imperial Airways F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Solomon Islands, bs 20/9, typed "First Flight/to/Cook Islands/at/1 1/2d Rate"
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Lot Number: 110

(Canada) Pioneer Airmail Charlottown to Truro Exhibition flight, bs 29/9, WS Louson corner cover franked 3c, fine departure and arrival date stamps, ms 'By Ariel Post/First Trip to NS'. Only 30 flown. A lovely item in fine condition.

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Date: 1919, Sep 29
Est. price: £600.00
Category: Canada

Description: Pioneer Airmail Charlottown to Truro Exhibition flight, bs 29/9, WS Louson corner cover franked 3c, fine departure and arrival date stamps, ms 'By Ariel Post/First Trip to NS'. Only 30 flown. A lovely item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 111

(Canada) F/F Estevan to Winnipeg, b/s, printed souvenir cover advertising the region around Estevan, franked 3c tied three line double-oval flight cachet, special black/red $1.00 stamp. The pilot, EA Alton crashed his plane, en route, at Bienfait. Attractive early item.

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Date: 1924, Oct 1
Est. price: £80.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Estevan to Winnipeg, b/s, printed souvenir cover advertising the region around Estevan, franked 3c tied three line double-oval flight cachet, special black/red $1.00 stamp. The pilot, EA Alton crashed his plane, en route, at Bienfait. Attractive early item.
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Lot Number: 112

(Canada) Pioneer seaplane service, Victoria to Seattle, no arrival ds, black circular flight cachet on Roessler cover franked 3c, canc Victoria BC cds, also square red 'First Trip' hs.,

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Date: 1925, Sep 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Canada

Description: Pioneer seaplane service, Victoria to Seattle, no arrival ds, black circular flight cachet on Roessler cover franked 3c, canc Victoria BC cds, also square red 'First Trip' hs.,
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Lot Number: 113

(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: £35.00
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: 114

(Canada) Winter flight, scarce direct F/F Charlottown to Grindstone Island, bs 11/1, plain cover franked 2c Canc Charlottown cds. Mail was placed aboard the regular Moncton-Grindstone Island plane which stopped at Charlottown on that date (11.3.28). Large rectangular area of even toning verso, otherwise fine, see scan.

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Date: 1928, Mar 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Canada

Description: Winter flight, scarce direct F/F Charlottown to Grindstone Island, bs 11/1, plain cover franked 2c Canc Charlottown cds. Mail was placed aboard the regular Moncton-Grindstone Island plane which stopped at Charlottown on that date (11.3.28). Large rectangular area of even toning verso, otherwise fine, see scan.
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Lot Number: 115

(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: £15.00
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: 116

(Canada) Western Canada AW, special flight Aklavik to Herschel Island, bs, airmail cover franked 5c air. Very few covers flown.

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Date: 1931, Aug 12
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Canada

Description: Western Canada AW, special flight Aklavik to Herschel Island, bs, airmail cover franked 5c air. Very few covers flown.
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Lot Number: 117

(Canton ) Canton Island to New Caledonia, bs Noumea 15/9, a Clara Adam's self addressed letter carried on the Canton-Noumea leg of the first paying passenger flight from San Francisco to New Zealand, airmail cover franked 10c.  Posted by Clara Adams, the well known 'First Flighter' who was a passenger and addressed this cover to herself ,c/o Pan Am, Noumea, and posted it when the plane stopped at Canton. A nice piece of  aerophilatelic history and signed, 'Clara Adams/Round Trip passenger'.

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Date: 1940, Sep 14
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Canton

Description: Canton Island to New Caledonia, bs Noumea 15/9, a Clara Adam's self addressed letter carried on the Canton-Noumea leg of the first paying passenger flight from San Francisco to New Zealand, airmail cover franked 10c. Posted by Clara Adams, the well known 'First Flighter' who was a passenger and addressed this cover to herself ,c/o Pan Am, Noumea, and posted it when the plane stopped at Canton. A nice piece of aerophilatelic history and signed, 'Clara Adams/Round Trip passenger'.
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Lot Number: 118

(Channel Islands) Jersey Airways Ltd, F/F Jersey to Southampton, plain cover franked 1d canc Jersey cds, blue angular Jersey F/F sender cachet on front and and violet cachet of the Company's Southampton office verso, also blue st. line  "From Jersey" hs.

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Date: 1937, May 31
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Channel Islands

Description: Jersey Airways Ltd, F/F Jersey to Southampton, plain cover franked 1d canc Jersey cds, blue angular Jersey F/F sender cachet on front and and violet cachet of the Company's Southampton office verso, also blue st. line "From Jersey" hs.
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Lot Number: 119

(Channel Islands) Guernsey Airways, F/F Southampton to Guernsey, bs 8/5, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, rectangular violet Company cachet.

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Date: 1939, May 8
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Channel Islands

Description: Guernsey Airways, F/F Southampton to Guernsey, bs 8/5, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, rectangular violet Company cachet.
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Lot Number: 120

(Channel Islands) First flight Guernsey to Southampton, special 'Martin' souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d, canc 22 MY 39..

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Date: 1939, May 22
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Channel Islands

Description: First flight Guernsey to Southampton, special 'Martin' souvenir cover franked 1 1/2d, canc 22 MY 39..
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Lot Number: 121

(Channel Islands) Guernsey Airways, F/F Southampton to Guernsey, 8/5, plain cover franked 1 1/2d,  typed five line "Airmail Service/Southampton to Guernsey/Channel Islands/inaugurated May 8th/1939", green circular "Guernsey Airways 8 May 1939" Type 5 receiver on front..

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Date: 1955, May 8
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Channel Islands

Description: Guernsey Airways, F/F Southampton to Guernsey, 8/5, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, typed five line "Airmail Service/Southampton to Guernsey/Channel Islands/inaugurated May 8th/1939", green circular "Guernsey Airways 8 May 1939" Type 5 receiver on front..
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Lot Number: 122

(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: £16.00
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: 123

(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: £20.00
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: 124

(Chile) Air France, Valparaiso to London, no arrival ds, Williamson Balfour printed commercial cover franked 3P20c airs and 70c ordinary, typed 'Air Mail'. Likely air by CGA to Natal, then "Aviso" to Dakar, then air AF to Marseille.

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Date: 1930, Mar 5
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Chile

Description: Air France, Valparaiso to London, no arrival ds, Williamson Balfour printed commercial cover franked 3P20c airs and 70c ordinary, typed 'Air Mail'. Likely air by CGA to Natal, then "Aviso" to Dakar, then air AF to Marseille.
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Lot Number: 125

(Chile) GUILLAUMET FLIGHT, pre-printed Aeropostale envelope postmarked Valparaiso September 15, 1932 addressed to Husum (Germany) with arrival b/s September 27th. This cover was certainly flown across the Andes from Santiago (Chile) to Mendoza and then to Buenos Aires by famous pilot Henri Guillaumet.

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Date: 1932, Sep 15
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Chile

Description: GUILLAUMET FLIGHT, pre-printed Aeropostale envelope postmarked Valparaiso September 15, 1932 addressed to Husum (Germany) with arrival b/s September 27th. This cover was certainly flown across the Andes from Santiago (Chile) to Mendoza and then to Buenos Aires by famous pilot Henri Guillaumet.
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Lot Number: 126

(China) First flight Canton to Wuchow, b/s, airmail etiquette cover franked 3c 'Junks' x2 and 15c air, fine strike violet framed F/F cachet.

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Date: 1931, Jan 16
Est. price: £85.00
Category: China

Description: First flight Canton to Wuchow, b/s, airmail etiquette cover franked 3c 'Junks' x2 and 15c air, fine strike violet framed F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 127

(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: £85.00
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: 128

(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: 129

(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: £50.00
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: 130

(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: £85.00
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: 131

(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 Singapor/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 Singapor/Penang 'Passed By/Censor 230/ "A"'censor mark. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 132

(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: £100.00
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: 133

(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: £125.00
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: 134

(Cuba) Early airmail from Cuba to England, underpaid commercial  notary cover, Havana to Nottingham, endorsed "By Airmail New York" franked 5c, framed hexagonal "T" and  "5D/620" postage due markings and with added GB 2d and 3d postage dues.

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Date: 1927, Dec 13
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Cuba

Description: Early airmail from Cuba to England, underpaid commercial notary cover, Havana to Nottingham, endorsed "By Airmail New York" franked 5c, framed hexagonal "T" and "5D/620" postage due markings and with added GB 2d and 3d postage dues.
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Lot Number: 135

(Cuba) West Indian Aerial Express, F/F  Santiago de Cuba to Havana, franked 1927 5c air canc, black boxed rectangular cachet inscribed "Primer Correo Aereo/Santiago De Cuba to Havana", purple cds, Hotel Venus printed cover.

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Date: 1928, Feb 24
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Cuba

Description: West Indian Aerial Express, F/F Santiago de Cuba to Havana, franked 1927 5c air canc, black boxed rectangular cachet inscribed "Primer Correo Aereo/Santiago De Cuba to Havana", purple cds, Hotel Venus printed cover.
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Lot Number: 136

(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: £300.00
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: 137

(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: £60.00
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: 138

(Egypt) Alexandria to Copenhagen, bs 7/3, grey imprint airmail cover franked 50ml inc 22,4,6,7,8,and 9ml vals of 1933 air set

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Date: 1938, Mar 3
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Alexandria to Copenhagen, bs 7/3, grey imprint airmail cover franked 50ml inc 22,4,6,7,8,and 9ml vals of 1933 air set
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Lot Number: 139

(Egypt) WWII censored 'all the way by air', Cairo to Ontario, Canada, District Director of Postal Services/London Ont/Jul 30 1941 circular arrival ds on front, red/blue imprint etiquette cover franked 117 ml, canc Cairo cds, typed 'written in English', black Egyptian censor mark. Correctly rated 117 mls for carriage by air from Cairo to Sydney via KLM or BOAC, by air via TEAL to Auckland, by air to USA via Pan Am FAM 19, and by internal air service to Ontario. Super item in fine condition.

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Date: 1941, May 30
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Egypt

Description: WWII censored 'all the way by air', Cairo to Ontario, Canada, District Director of Postal Services/London Ont/Jul 30 1941 circular arrival ds on front, red/blue imprint etiquette cover franked 117 ml, canc Cairo cds, typed 'written in English', black Egyptian censor mark. Correctly rated 117 mls for carriage by air from Cairo to Sydney via KLM or BOAC, by air via TEAL to Auckland, by air to USA via Pan Am FAM 19, and by internal air service to Ontario. Super item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 140

(France) Early airmail, Paris to London, plain cover franked 50c Merson x2 canc hexagonal Paris/*R*gluck/12.5.21,official Guynemer vignette, ms 'Par Avion'. Image.

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Date: 1921, May 5
Est. price: £25.00
Category: France

Description: Early airmail, Paris to London, plain cover franked 50c Merson x2 canc hexagonal Paris/*R*gluck/12.5.21,official Guynemer vignette, ms 'Par Avion'. Image.
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Lot Number: 141

(France) Early airmail, France to Syria, MARSEILLE TO ANTIOCHE, leaving Marseille Gare bs 2/11 and carried by A.U.L.O. (Air Union-Lignes D'Orient) by air to Beirut bs 5/11 and car to Damascus,  then on by surface to Antioche bs 7/11 (formerly in Syria now in Turkey). Printed corner cover, franked F5.00 Merson + 25c colonial, red/black airmail etiquette, RATED  F5.50 ( 5F/10g up to 12/12/29  + 50c ordinary). An early airmail to an uncommon destination.

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Date: 1929, Nov 2
Est. price: £40.00
Category: France

Description: Early airmail, France to Syria, MARSEILLE TO ANTIOCHE, leaving Marseille Gare bs 2/11 and carried by A.U.L.O. (Air Union-Lignes D'Orient) by air to Beirut bs 5/11 and car to Damascus, then on by surface to Antioche bs 7/11 (formerly in Syria now in Turkey). Printed corner cover, franked F5.00 Merson + 25c colonial, red/black airmail etiquette, RATED F5.50 ( 5F/10g up to 12/12/29 + 50c ordinary). An early airmail to an uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 142

(France) Lyon Philatelic Expo, registered (label) souvenir card franked 2 x 50c +10c 1926/7 War Orphans' Fund, Brown/white Expo vignette tied by red framed Expo hs, pale blue etiquette.

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Date: 1931, May 2
Est. price: £15.00
Category: France

Description: Lyon Philatelic Expo, registered (label) souvenir card franked 2 x 50c +10c 1926/7 War Orphans' Fund, Brown/white Expo vignette tied by red framed Expo hs, pale blue etiquette.
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Lot Number: 143

(France) France to Indo-China, LYON TO SAIGON carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight originating Lyon 26/5, leaving Marseille 2/6 and arriving Saigon bs 12/6. CAMS 53 flying boats were used between Marseille and Bayreuth, Farman 303 planes between Damascus and Karachi, and Fokker F VIIB planes between Karachi and Saigon.  A Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation printed cover with embossed logo on flap, also ms 'Par Avion' and grey blue/black airmail etiquette. DOUBLE RATED F12.50 (2x 60c air fee + 50c colonial). Attractive item.

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Date: 1932, May 25
Est. price: £40.00
Category: France

Description: France to Indo-China, LYON TO SAIGON carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight originating Lyon 26/5, leaving Marseille 2/6 and arriving Saigon bs 12/6. CAMS 53 flying boats were used between Marseille and Bayreuth, Farman 303 planes between Damascus and Karachi, and Fokker F VIIB planes between Karachi and Saigon. A Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation printed cover with embossed logo on flap, also ms 'Par Avion' and grey blue/black airmail etiquette. DOUBLE RATED F12.50 (2x 60c air fee + 50c colonial). Attractive item.
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Lot Number: 144

(France) France to Indo-China to France, LYON TO SAIGON, carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight leaving Marseille on 23/6 and arriving Saigon (arrival cds but date unclear). Carried by flying boat  to Beirut, car/bus to Damascus, and landplane to Saigon. A Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation printed cover with embossed logo on flap, ms 'Par Avion', and grey blue/black airmail etiquette. Franked F18.75, correctly TRIPLE RATED for 3x 6F/10g air fee + 75c/20-50g. Nice item.

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Date: 1932, Jun 22
Est. price: £60.00
Category: France

Description: France to Indo-China to France, LYON TO SAIGON, carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight leaving Marseille on 23/6 and arriving Saigon (arrival cds but date unclear). Carried by flying boat to Beirut, car/bus to Damascus, and landplane to Saigon. A Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation printed cover with embossed logo on flap, ms 'Par Avion', and grey blue/black airmail etiquette. Franked F18.75, correctly TRIPLE RATED for 3x 6F/10g air fee + 75c/20-50g. Nice item.
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Lot Number: 145

(France) France to Syria, COLMAR TO BEIRUT, carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight posted 24/6, leaving Marseille 29/6, arriving Beirut 30/5 and delivered bs 1.7. Carried by flying boat  to Beirut. Plain cover, red/black etiquette, ms 'Via Marseille-Athens-Beyrouth'. Correctly franked F2.50/10g for air fee + 50c/0-20g colonial.

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Date: 1932, Jun 24
Est. price: £25.00
Category: France

Description: France to Syria, COLMAR TO BEIRUT, carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight posted 24/6, leaving Marseille 29/6, arriving Beirut 30/5 and delivered bs 1.7. Carried by flying boat to Beirut. Plain cover, red/black etiquette, ms 'Via Marseille-Athens-Beyrouth'. Correctly franked F2.50/10g for air fee + 50c/0-20g colonial.
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Lot Number: 146

(France) Joigny Aviation Meting, illustrated card franked 20c and Expo vignette tied by Joigny cds and red framed Expo cachet.

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Date: 1932, Aug 15
Est. price: £15.00
Category: France

Description: Joigny Aviation Meting, illustrated card franked 20c and Expo vignette tied by Joigny cds and red framed Expo cachet.
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Lot Number: 147

(France) France to Indo-China, BORDEAUX TO SAIGON. Carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight leaving Marseille 29/12 arriving Saigon 6/1/33 cds. Cercle Philharmonique corner cover franked 50c for surface rate but carried by air with 'Lettre Transporte/Exceptionellement Par Avio/A Titre De Propagande' hand stamp. This is a cover with insufficient postage to benefit from air transport but which the postal administration agreed to add to its mail bags by air.

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Date: 1932, Dec 26
Est. price: £25.00
Category: France

Description: France to Indo-China, BORDEAUX TO SAIGON. Carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight leaving Marseille 29/12 arriving Saigon 6/1/33 cds. Cercle Philharmonique corner cover franked 50c for surface rate but carried by air with 'Lettre Transporte/Exceptionellement Par Avio/A Titre De Propagande' hand stamp. This is a cover with insufficient postage to benefit from air transport but which the postal administration agreed to add to its mail bags by air.
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Lot Number: 148

(France) France to Indo-China, PARIS TO HANOI, by Air Orient flight leaving Marseille 18/1 arriving Saigon 27/1, delivered Hanoi 30/1 (b/s). Imprint red etiquette cover franked F3.50 for 50c ordinary plus F3 air fee.

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Date: 1933, Jan 16
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: France to Indo-China, PARIS TO HANOI, by Air Orient flight leaving Marseille 18/1 arriving Saigon 27/1, delivered Hanoi 30/1 (b/s). Imprint red etiquette cover franked F3.50 for 50c ordinary plus F3 air fee.
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Lot Number: 149

(France) Sarce first night flight, Paris to Brussels, airmail cover franked   2F25k

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Date: 1933, Jun 1
Est. price: £8.00
Category: France

Description: Sarce first night flight, Paris to Brussels, airmail cover franked 2F25k
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Lot Number: 150

(France) MARSEILLE TO SINGAPORE VIA STRASBOURG, MESSAGERIES MARITIMES miss-sent to Strasburg 25/8 (b/s), then OAT by Air Orient flight leaving 29 August which arriving Bangkok 7/9 and on by surface to Singapore bs 15/9 and fine strike 'Messageries Maritimes' company arrival ds, where readdressed for SAIGON. Orange border 'Via Air-Orient' cover with flap logo franked F5 for F1.50 plus F3 air fee, 50c excess.

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Date: 1933, Aug 23
Est. price: £35.00
Category: France

Description: MARSEILLE TO SINGAPORE VIA STRASBOURG, MESSAGERIES MARITIMES miss-sent to Strasburg 25/8 (b/s), then OAT by Air Orient flight leaving 29 August which arriving Bangkok 7/9 and on by surface to Singapore bs 15/9 and fine strike 'Messageries Maritimes' company arrival ds, where readdressed for SAIGON. Orange border 'Via Air-Orient' cover with flap logo franked F5 for F1.50 plus F3 air fee, 50c excess.
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