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Lot Number: 151

(France) France to Costa Rica, bs 18/1, via New York 14/1 and Miami 15/1, high frank registered (label) cover with attractive red imprint airmail etiquette franked 17F for carriage by surface to New York then OAT by US air service, canc Paris cds, typed 'Par Avion - New York - San Jose', ms 'Via New York'. Rapid  11 day transit.. Uncommon origin-destination combination.

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Date: 1937, Jan 7
Est. price: £25.00
Category: France

Description: France to Costa Rica, bs 18/1, via New York 14/1 and Miami 15/1, high frank registered (label) cover with attractive red imprint airmail etiquette franked 17F for carriage by surface to New York then OAT by US air service, canc Paris cds, typed 'Par Avion - New York - San Jose', ms 'Via New York'. Rapid 11 day transit.. Uncommon origin-destination combination.
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Lot Number: 152

(France) POITIERS TO ORAN, carried by Air France to Alger via Paris and Marseille, and by F/F AIR AFRIQUE to Oran, bs 16/4. Airmail etiquette cover franked 1F50, large triangular F/F cachet.

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Date: 1937, Apr 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: POITIERS TO ORAN, carried by Air France to Alger via Paris and Marseille, and by F/F AIR AFRIQUE to Oran, bs 16/4. Airmail etiquette cover franked 1F50, large triangular F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 153

(France) Belgium acceptance for the 1st Paris-Bordeaux-Pau night flight, Nawratil cover franked 80c, canc Brusells cds, large red cachet.

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Date: 1939, May 9
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: Belgium acceptance for the 1st Paris-Bordeaux-Pau night flight, Nawratil cover franked 80c, canc Brusells cds, large red cachet.
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Lot Number: 154

(France) First acceptance of French mail for Pan Am F/F Marseilles-New York, b/s 27/5, etiquette cover Paris to New York bs 27/5 via Marseille 25/5, official red flight cachet verso, correctly franked 2F25 overseas postage, 10F airmail surcharge and 2F50 registration fee..

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Date: 1939, May 23
Est. price: £25.00
Category: France

Description: First acceptance of French mail for Pan Am F/F Marseilles-New York, b/s 27/5, etiquette cover Paris to New York bs 27/5 via Marseille 25/5, official red flight cachet verso, correctly franked 2F25 overseas postage, 10F airmail surcharge and 2F50 registration fee..
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Lot Number: 155

(France) Dual censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, plain cover franked 2F50 postage and 1F25 air, canc Ceyrat cds, sealed by French censor tape at Marseille and GB censor tape OBE 1119, ms 'Par Avion' cancelled with Marseille black double bar Jusqu'a. Image.

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Date: 1941, Sep 18
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: Dual censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, plain cover franked 2F50 postage and 1F25 air, canc Ceyrat cds, sealed by French censor tape at Marseille and GB censor tape OBE 1119, ms 'Par Avion' cancelled with Marseille black double bar Jusqu'a. Image.
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Lot Number: 156

(France) WWII airmail communication between Occupied France and Algeria, brown/cream 1F20 Formula Card, uncancelled bearing uncommon  'Bordeaux Gare Avion /Surtaxe Aerienne/le 16.6.42, frs 1' cachet, typed 'Par Avion', with message verso dated 13 Juin 1942. From June 1940 to November 1942 Formula Cards had to be used in France.Image.

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Date: 1942, Jun 13
Est. price: £18.00
Category: France

Description: WWII airmail communication between Occupied France and Algeria, brown/cream 1F20 Formula Card, uncancelled bearing uncommon 'Bordeaux Gare Avion /Surtaxe Aerienne/le 16.6.42, frs 1' cachet, typed 'Par Avion', with message verso dated 13 Juin 1942. From June 1940 to November 1942 Formula Cards had to be used in France.Image.
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Lot Number: 157

(France) Paris 'Prisoner' Philatelic Expo, parachute mail souvenir card with red imprint cachet, franked 1F50 canc special 'Stalag' Expo cachet, also brown/white Expo vignette and large blue 'Paris-Alger' Expo cachet.

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Date: 1946, Feb 19
Est. price: £12.00
Category: France

Description: Paris 'Prisoner' Philatelic Expo, parachute mail souvenir card with red imprint cachet, franked 1F50 canc special 'Stalag' Expo cachet, also brown/white Expo vignette and large blue 'Paris-Alger' Expo cachet.
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Lot Number: 158

(France) Early post WWII F/F Bron to Le Bourget, attractive souvenir Stamp Day card franked 1F30 special Expo postmark, pale blue/grey Expo vignette tied by fine strike red framed 'Vol Bron-Le Bourget/Lyon 30 Juin 1946'. Image.

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Date: 1946, Jun 30
Est. price: £10.00
Category: France

Description: Early post WWII F/F Bron to Le Bourget, attractive souvenir Stamp Day card franked 1F30 special Expo postmark, pale blue/grey Expo vignette tied by fine strike red framed 'Vol Bron-Le Bourget/Lyon 30 Juin 1946'. Image.
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Lot Number: 159

(French Indochina) Indo-China to France, SAIGON TO MACON  LOIRE, carried on the fortnightly Air Orient service flight posted 18/1, left Saigon 19/1, arrived Marseilles 30/6 and delivered Macon bs 1/7. Carried by landplane to Damascus, bus/car to Beirut, and CAMS 53 flying boat to Marseille. The CAMS 53 was a transport flying boat built in France in the late 1920s, operated by Aeropostale, Air Orient and Air Union. Grey/orange 'Via Air Orient', grey green/black airmail etiquette, ms 'Saigon-Marseille'. Franked 66c, correctly RATED for 60c air charge + 6c ordinary.

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Date: 1931, Jun 18
Est. price: £25.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Indo-China to France, SAIGON TO MACON LOIRE, carried on the fortnightly Air Orient service flight posted 18/1, left Saigon 19/1, arrived Marseilles 30/6 and delivered Macon bs 1/7. Carried by landplane to Damascus, bus/car to Beirut, and CAMS 53 flying boat to Marseille. The CAMS 53 was a transport flying boat built in France in the late 1920s, operated by Aeropostale, Air Orient and Air Union. Grey/orange 'Via Air Orient', grey green/black airmail etiquette, ms 'Saigon-Marseille'. Franked 66c, correctly RATED for 60c air charge + 6c ordinary.
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Lot Number: 160

(French Indochina) Indo-China to France, SAIGON TO HOUILLES, carried on the fortnightly Air Orient flight leaving Saigon bs 17/7, arriving Marseilles 26/7, and delivered Houilles bs 28/7. Carried by landplane to Damascus, bus/car to Beirut, and CAMS 53 flying boat to Marseille. The CAMS 53 was a transport flying boat built in France in the late 1920s, operated by Aeropostale, Air Orient and Air Union.  Plain commercial cover, 23x16cm, with a round red 'Controle/Avion' handstamp (used by the Bureau de Saigon between 1931-34) to testify correct franking for airmail letters, also a red/black 'Par Avion/Saigon-Marseille/Via Air Orient' etiquette which, on arrival at Marseilles, was struck over with a black crossed bars hand stamp to mark the end of air transport.  Non invasive lower rh corner nibble, and minor creasing.

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Date: 1931, Jul 16
Est. price: £45.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Indo-China to France, SAIGON TO HOUILLES, carried on the fortnightly Air Orient flight leaving Saigon bs 17/7, arriving Marseilles 26/7, and delivered Houilles bs 28/7. Carried by landplane to Damascus, bus/car to Beirut, and CAMS 53 flying boat to Marseille. The CAMS 53 was a transport flying boat built in France in the late 1920s, operated by Aeropostale, Air Orient and Air Union. Plain commercial cover, 23x16cm, with a round red 'Controle/Avion' handstamp (used by the Bureau de Saigon between 1931-34) to testify correct franking for airmail letters, also a red/black 'Par Avion/Saigon-Marseille/Via Air Orient' etiquette which, on arrival at Marseilles, was struck over with a black crossed bars hand stamp to mark the end of air transport. Non invasive lower rh corner nibble, and minor creasing.
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Lot Number: 161

(French Indochina) Indo-China to France, SAIGON TO PARIS, carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight posted 10/6 leaving Saigon 10/6 arriving Marseilles bs 19/6 and delivered Paris bs 20/6. Carried by landplane to Damascus, bus/car to Beirut, and CAMS 53 flying boat to Marseille. The CAMS 53 was a transport flying boat built in France in the late 1920s, operated by Aeropostale, Air Orient and Air Union. Printed 'Parfumiere Paul Prat' commercial cover, grey/black etiquette, ms 'Saigon-Marseille-Paris', round red 'Controle/Avion' handstamp (used by the Bureau de Saigon between 1931-34, to testify correct franking for airmail letters (see 'Ligne Nogues', Collot & Cornu, p255). Franked 70c = 60c /10g air fee  + 6c/0-20g colonial + 4c overpaid.

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Date: 1932, Jun 10
Est. price: £25.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Indo-China to France, SAIGON TO PARIS, carried on the weekly Air Orient service flight posted 10/6 leaving Saigon 10/6 arriving Marseilles bs 19/6 and delivered Paris bs 20/6. Carried by landplane to Damascus, bus/car to Beirut, and CAMS 53 flying boat to Marseille. The CAMS 53 was a transport flying boat built in France in the late 1920s, operated by Aeropostale, Air Orient and Air Union. Printed 'Parfumiere Paul Prat' commercial cover, grey/black etiquette, ms 'Saigon-Marseille-Paris', round red 'Controle/Avion' handstamp (used by the Bureau de Saigon between 1931-34, to testify correct franking for airmail letters (see 'Ligne Nogues', Collot & Cornu, p255). Franked 70c = 60c /10g air fee + 6c/0-20g colonial + 4c overpaid.
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Lot Number: 162

(French Indochina) Registered (label) airmail cover to Paris, 18/7arrival ds, franked 121c  tied black boxed "Saigon-Marseilles" Jusqua, cancelled Saigon cds, red/cream etiquette rated very scarce by Mair.

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Date: 1932, Jul 8
Est. price: £30.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Registered (label) airmail cover to Paris, 18/7arrival ds, franked 121c tied black boxed "Saigon-Marseilles" Jusqua, cancelled Saigon cds, red/cream etiquette rated very scarce by Mair.
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Lot Number: 163

(Gambia) Gambia to Great Britain, carried on the German air service, Bathurst to London, no arrival ds, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked Silver Jubilee set of 4,  canc Bathurst cds, purple framed "Airmail/Gambia-England" cachet, very fine.

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Date: 1935, Nov 8
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Gambia

Description: Gambia to Great Britain, carried on the German air service, Bathurst to London, no arrival ds, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked Silver Jubilee set of 4, canc Bathurst cds, purple framed "Airmail/Gambia-England" cachet, very fine.
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Lot Number: 164

(Gambia) Gambia to Great Britain, carried on the German air service, Bathurst to London, bs 17/11, registered (label) cover, franked KGVI Silver Jubilee set of 4, canc Gambia oval Registered ds, violet 'Per Air Mail' hs verso.  Carried on the DHL flight L132, Tornado/Samum seaplane departure from Westfalen at sea.

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Date: 1936, Nov 10
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Gambia

Description: Gambia to Great Britain, carried on the German air service, Bathurst to London, bs 17/11, registered (label) cover, franked KGVI Silver Jubilee set of 4, canc Gambia oval Registered ds, violet 'Per Air Mail' hs verso. Carried on the DHL flight L132, Tornado/Samum seaplane departure from Westfalen at sea.
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Lot Number: 165

(GB External) HANDLEY PAGE, FIRST FLIGHT LONDON TO AMSTERDAM, b/s 6/7, envelope with KG V franking to pay 3d air fee plus 2 1/2d postage, all tied by London Chief Office 5 JY 20 cachets. Service suspended 30/10, ref 20.19 Newall. Fine and rare, cat 600u Newall.

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Date: 1920, Jul 6
Est. price: £225.00
Category: GB External

Description: HANDLEY PAGE, FIRST FLIGHT LONDON TO AMSTERDAM, b/s 6/7, envelope with KG V franking to pay 3d air fee plus 2 1/2d postage, all tied by London Chief Office 5 JY 20 cachets. Service suspended 30/10, ref 20.19 Newall. Fine and rare, cat 600u Newall.
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Lot Number: 166

(GB External) Aircraft Transport and Travel projected F/F  London to Copenhagen, no arrival ds   (London-Amsterdam-(Bremen-Hamburg-Copenhagen-Malmo), Philatelic Instsitute 'Air Mail/Flugpost' souvenir cover from Fred J.Melville, correctly franked  franked 4 1/2d (2d air reduced rate + 2 1/2d postage) canc London SW1/18 Sep/1920. A scarce early first flight in fine condition.

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Date: 1920, Sep 18
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB External

Description: Aircraft Transport and Travel projected F/F London to Copenhagen, no arrival ds (London-Amsterdam-(Bremen-Hamburg-Copenhagen-Malmo), Philatelic Instsitute 'Air Mail/Flugpost' souvenir cover from Fred J.Melville, correctly franked franked 4 1/2d (2d air reduced rate + 2 1/2d postage) canc London SW1/18 Sep/1920. A scarce early first flight in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 167

(GB External) Experimental flight on behalf of the French Air Union by R. Bajac from London (Thames) to Paris (Seine), bs Paris 1/7, special illustrated card franked 3 1/2d canc WADDON AERODROME 1/6 cds. France 20c Postage Due 3/7 affixed upon arrival and with Paris arrival markings on reverse.

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Date: 1925, Jul 1
Est. price: £70.00
Category: GB External

Description: Experimental flight on behalf of the French Air Union by R. Bajac from London (Thames) to Paris (Seine), bs Paris 1/7, special illustrated card franked 3 1/2d canc WADDON AERODROME 1/6 cds. France 20c Postage Due 3/7 affixed upon arrival and with Paris arrival markings on reverse.
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Lot Number: 168

(GB External) First acceptance of British mail under the single cover system and franchised by British stamps for carriage within Colombia by SCADTA, London to Cali, bs 3/1/1927, via Barranquilla  'Servicio Postal Aereo SCADTA/27.XII.1926/Barranquilla' cds on front and Manizales black 'Servicio de Transportes Aereo/30/12/1926 cds verso. Plain cover correctly franked 2 1/2d overseas rate + 1/- per 1/2 oz SCADTA fee, canc London FS/Dec 6/1926 cds and 'British Industries Fair' machine cancel, early black/dark blue GB P25 airmail etiquette. Few tone spots right hand edge.

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Date: 1926, Dec 6
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of British mail under the single cover system and franchised by British stamps for carriage within Colombia by SCADTA, London to Cali, bs 3/1/1927, via Barranquilla 'Servicio Postal Aereo SCADTA/27.XII.1926/Barranquilla' cds on front and Manizales black 'Servicio de Transportes Aereo/30/12/1926 cds verso. Plain cover correctly franked 2 1/2d overseas rate + 1/- per 1/2 oz SCADTA fee, canc London FS/Dec 6/1926 cds and 'British Industries Fair' machine cancel, early black/dark blue GB P25 airmail etiquette. Few tone spots right hand edge.
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Lot Number: 169

(GB External) Imperial Airways, first acceptance of UK mail for the Basra extension of the Cairo-Baghdad service, plain cover franked 3 1/2d with additional 2d for air surcharge, canc Londnon cds, dark blue/black etiquette, Basra 15/1/1927 arrival cds.

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Date: 1927, Jan 6
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways, first acceptance of UK mail for the Basra extension of the Cairo-Baghdad service, plain cover franked 3 1/2d with additional 2d for air surcharge, canc Londnon cds, dark blue/black etiquette, Basra 15/1/1927 arrival cds.
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Lot Number: 170

(GB External) GLADSTONE EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT, London to Jinja bs 4/4, via Kisumu 31/3, also red circular 'Kenya-Sudan/Mr 31 27/Air Mail' ds verso, and red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded cds. Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89). Image.

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Date: 1927, Mar 10
Est. price: £125.00
Category: GB External

Description: GLADSTONE EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT, London to Jinja bs 4/4, via Kisumu 31/3, also red circular 'Kenya-Sudan/Mr 31 27/Air Mail' ds verso, and red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded cds. Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89). Image.
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Lot Number: 171

(GB External) GLADSTONE EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT, London to Kisumu, bs 31/3, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded ds, ms 'By 1st Regular Air Service to Kenya', red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front,  Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89).

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Date: 1927, Mar 10
Est. price: £125.00
Category: GB External

Description: GLADSTONE EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT, London to Kisumu, bs 31/3, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded ds, ms 'By 1st Regular Air Service to Kenya', red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front, Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89).
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Lot Number: 172

(GB External) First flight, London to Basra, bs 5/4, early air cover addressed c/o 84 (B) Air Squadron, Shaibah, Iraq, special red/cream souvenir cover franked 6d canc London cds, carried on F/F London to Karachi,  UNDERPAID, hexagonal taxed ms T20 verso, Imperial Airways. Shaibah is a small village and a site of a military airfield 7 miles south west of Basrah. Uncommon destination.

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Date: 1929, Mar 27
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB External

Description: First flight, London to Basra, bs 5/4, early air cover addressed c/o 84 (B) Air Squadron, Shaibah, Iraq, special red/cream souvenir cover franked 6d canc London cds, carried on F/F London to Karachi, UNDERPAID, hexagonal taxed ms T20 verso, Imperial Airways. Shaibah is a small village and a site of a military airfield 7 miles south west of Basrah. Uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 173

(GB External) F/F London to Mwanza, bs, scarcer commercial cover franked 7 1/2d.

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Date: 1931, Feb26
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Mwanza, bs, scarcer commercial cover franked 7 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 174

(GB External) FIRST EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT, London to Port Darwin, bs 25/4, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1/4d canc London Air Mail cds, airmail etiquette  IAW/Kingsford Smith/Qantas/ANA. Ironed horizontal non invasive fold 1cm from bottom edge. See image. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Apr 4
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: FIRST EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT, London to Port Darwin, bs 25/4, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1/4d canc London Air Mail cds, airmail etiquette IAW/Kingsford Smith/Qantas/ANA. Ironed horizontal non invasive fold 1cm from bottom edge. See image. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 175

(GB External) Air Orient, first acceptance of GB airmail for Indo-China by the French weekly service to Saigon, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/4d, canc 'London FS 30 JU 31' cds, bs Saigon Central 22/7 and Marseille-Gare 1/7 transit cds, correctly rated 1/4d for 1/2oz. Scarce. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Jul 1
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: Air Orient, first acceptance of GB airmail for Indo-China by the French weekly service to Saigon, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/4d, canc 'London FS 30 JU 31' cds, bs Saigon Central 22/7 and Marseille-Gare 1/7 transit cds, correctly rated 1/4d for 1/2oz. Scarce. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 176

(GB External) KINGSFORD SMITH'S RETURN FLIGHT, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Melbourne, bs 22/1/32, plain airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 1/4d, canc London FS/Air Mail cds. Image.

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Date: 1931, Dec 22
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: KINGSFORD SMITH'S RETURN FLIGHT, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Melbourne, bs 22/1/32, plain airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 1/4d, canc London FS/Air Mail cds. Image.
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Lot Number: 177

(GB External) Airmail to ship, London to pasenger on board the P&O S.S. Ranpura, Marseilles, bs 14/3 'Gagne du Temps/Repondez/Par Avion'. The SS Ranpura was a British passenger and cargo carrying ocean liner built by R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie and Company at Newcastle upon Tyne for the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company in 1924.

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Date: 1934, Mar 13
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: Airmail to ship, London to pasenger on board the P&O S.S. Ranpura, Marseilles, bs 14/3 'Gagne du Temps/Repondez/Par Avion'. The SS Ranpura was a British passenger and cargo carrying ocean liner built by R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie and Company at Newcastle upon Tyne for the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company in 1924.
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Lot Number: 178

(GB External) FIRST DISPATCH OF MAIL FOR MADAGASCAR, London to Tananarive, bs 4/8, plain cover franked 2/-, ms "London-Madagascar (first dispatch)". Carried by Imperial AW to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new feeder service to Madagascar. Due to early announcement by IAW and British PO, mail waited for two weeks at Broken Hill, see Wingent p60. Scarce item rated 180u by Newall.

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Date: 1934, Jul 9
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: FIRST DISPATCH OF MAIL FOR MADAGASCAR, London to Tananarive, bs 4/8, plain cover franked 2/-, ms "London-Madagascar (first dispatch)". Carried by Imperial AW to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new feeder service to Madagascar. Due to early announcement by IAW and British PO, mail waited for two weeks at Broken Hill, see Wingent p60. Scarce item rated 180u by Newall.
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Lot Number: 179

(GB External) FDI KGV photogravure 1d, Birmingham to Johannesburg, plain cover franked FDI 1d + additional 1/2d, canc Birmingham/24 Sep cds, typed 'By Air B'ham-London and airmail etiquette both cancelled by red doble bar Jusqu'a applied in London. Flown B'ham-Londn, then surface. An explanatory note from Francis J Field on his headed notepaper accompanies this item. An unusual item in fine condition, a nice one for the exhibit.

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Date: 1934, Sep 24
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: FDI KGV photogravure 1d, Birmingham to Johannesburg, plain cover franked FDI 1d + additional 1/2d, canc Birmingham/24 Sep cds, typed 'By Air B'ham-London and airmail etiquette both cancelled by red doble bar Jusqu'a applied in London. Flown B'ham-Londn, then surface. An explanatory note from Francis J Field on his headed notepaper accompanies this item. An unusual item in fine condition, a nice one for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 180

(GB External) MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia, official cover, prepared but not flown, fraked 1  1/2d, canc Mildenhall cds.

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Date: 1934, Oct 18
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia, official cover, prepared but not flown, fraked 1 1/2d, canc Mildenhall cds.
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Lot Number: 181

(GB External) Mac Robertson Race, London to Melbourne, confirmatory Melbourne arrival cds on front on Australia SG 150, also Melbourne 5/11 cds verso, green eight line "England-Ausralia/Air Races......" flight cachet, carried by Hansen and Jensen in Desoutter NK11, signed M Hansen.

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Date: 1934, Oct 20
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB External

Description: Mac Robertson Race, London to Melbourne, confirmatory Melbourne arrival cds on front on Australia SG 150, also Melbourne 5/11 cds verso, green eight line "England-Ausralia/Air Races......" flight cachet, carried by Hansen and Jensen in Desoutter NK11, signed M Hansen.
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Lot Number: 182

(GB External) MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia-New Zealand, Mildenhall  depart cds, Palmerston North, New Zealand arrival 15/11 cds on front, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui" ZK-ACO, signed by CE Kay.

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Date: 1934, Oct 20
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia-New Zealand, Mildenhall depart cds, Palmerston North, New Zealand arrival 15/11 cds on front, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui" ZK-ACO, signed by CE Kay.
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Lot Number: 183

(GB External) London to Malta, bs 31/7, ms 'First Through Flight/Via Rome', airmail etiquette cover franked 4d. Possibly an acceptance for carriagefrom Rome to Malta by Als Littoria. Nice on for the specialist.

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Date: 1935, Jul 27
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Malta, bs 31/7, ms 'First Through Flight/Via Rome', airmail etiquette cover franked 4d. Possibly an acceptance for carriagefrom Rome to Malta by Als Littoria. Nice on for the specialist.
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Lot Number: 184

(GB External) London to Sydney, bs 16//1, airmail addressed to member of crew of S.S.Orion, c/o Orient Line Agents, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/3d. S.S.Orion was one of the most famous ships on the Australia immigrant run.

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Date: 1935, Nov 1
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Sydney, bs 16//1, airmail addressed to member of crew of S.S.Orion, c/o Orient Line Agents, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/3d. S.S.Orion was one of the most famous ships on the Australia immigrant run.
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Lot Number: 185

(GB External) F/F New Khartoum to Kano sevice, London to Kano b/s 16/2, typed endorsement "Via Khartoum",etiquette cover frankd 6d, Imperial Airways

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Date: 1936, Feb 9
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F New Khartoum to Kano sevice, London to Kano b/s 16/2, typed endorsement "Via Khartoum",etiquette cover frankd 6d, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 186

(GB External) AIRMAIL TO SHIP, Dunston to H.M.S FURY, Alexandria, bs Alexandria Avion 2/5, and 'Military Post Office/2 MA 36/Alexandria' cds. HMS Fury was attached o the Mediterranean Fleet 1935/36 during the Abyssinia War crisis. Interesting.

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Date: 1936, Apr 28
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: AIRMAIL TO SHIP, Dunston to H.M.S FURY, Alexandria, bs Alexandria Avion 2/5, and 'Military Post Office/2 MA 36/Alexandria' cds. HMS Fury was attached o the Mediterranean Fleet 1935/36 during the Abyssinia War crisis. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 187

(GB External) H.L.Brook's "PRAGA BABY" flight envelope bearing GB and SA adhesives and at left the handstamped cachet: "Carried by 36 HP Praga Baby first flight England-Cape Town Ultra Light Planes. In record time of 16 days 20 hrs. Piloted by HL Brook, May 6th-May 23rd 1936." The cover was sent to HL Brook at Newtown house Aerodrome prior to the flight, carried on the flight, and posted on his arrival to the pilot at the municipal airport Cape Town. A very fine example. Currenly retails at £225.

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Date: 1936, May 3
Est. price: £70.00
Category: GB External

Description: H.L.Brook's "PRAGA BABY" flight envelope bearing GB and SA adhesives and at left the handstamped cachet: "Carried by 36 HP Praga Baby first flight England-Cape Town Ultra Light Planes. In record time of 16 days 20 hrs. Piloted by HL Brook, May 6th-May 23rd 1936." The cover was sent to HL Brook at Newtown house Aerodrome prior to the flight, carried on the flight, and posted on his arrival to the pilot at the municipal airport Cape Town. A very fine example. Currenly retails at £225.
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Lot Number: 188

(GB External) Scarce GB acceptance for carriage to Ceylon on the Special Christmas flight, Bombay to Colombo, bs 24/12, plain airmail etiquette cover, franked two reigns 6d (KEVII 1d and 2x  KGV 2 1/2), violet circular 'Special Flight Xmas' cachet,TATA.

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Date: 1936, Dec 15
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: Scarce GB acceptance for carriage to Ceylon on the Special Christmas flight, Bombay to Colombo, bs 24/12, plain airmail etiquette cover, franked two reigns 6d (KEVII 1d and 2x KGV 2 1/2), violet circular 'Special Flight Xmas' cachet,TATA.
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Lot Number: 189

(GB External) Sabena/DLH, F/F London-Brussels-Munich, attractive souvenir PC franked 1 1/2d, signed by the pilot.

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Date: 1937, Oct 3
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Sabena/DLH, F/F London-Brussels-Munich, attractive souvenir PC franked 1 1/2d, signed by the pilot.
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Lot Number: 190

(GB External) Air Mail cover to Sao Paulo, Brazil, bearing KGV  re-engraved Seahorse set of three, the 17/6d rate for a 2 1/2oz letter at 5x 3/6 per half oz, the stamps each cancelled by "LONDON F8 / AIR MAIL' c.d.s, backstamped Sao Paulo 27/XI/37 c.d.s. Scarce high commercial franking, in fine condition, see scan

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Date: 1937, Nov 24
Est. price: £500.00
Category: GB External

Description: Air Mail cover to Sao Paulo, Brazil, bearing KGV re-engraved Seahorse set of three, the 17/6d rate for a 2 1/2oz letter at 5x 3/6 per half oz, the stamps each cancelled by "LONDON F8 / AIR MAIL' c.d.s, backstamped Sao Paulo 27/XI/37 c.d.s. Scarce high commercial franking, in fine condition, see scan
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Lot Number: 191

(GB External) TEST LETTER, F/F second stage of the Empire Airmail Service, England to Traffic Manager, Imperial Airways, Rangoon bs 1/3, cover posted from the British Industries Fair, franked 1 1/2d,. Carried by 'Coolangta'on the first eastbound Calcutta Terminal Service, IAW service CE1,  Nice item - scarce.

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Date: 1938, Feb 20
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB External

Description: TEST LETTER, F/F second stage of the Empire Airmail Service, England to Traffic Manager, Imperial Airways, Rangoon bs 1/3, cover posted from the British Industries Fair, franked 1 1/2d,. Carried by 'Coolangta'on the first eastbound Calcutta Terminal Service, IAW service CE1, Nice item - scarce.
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Lot Number: 192

(GB External) First service on new accelerated England-India-Australia service, London to Bombay, bs 13/4, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, typed 'First Flight to India/in 2 1/2 days/via Southampton, Karachi/10/4/38", Carried all the way to Karachi by  flying boat 'Centaurus' on Imperial Airways eastern service flight IE643. See Wingent, p41.

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Date: 1938, Apr 8
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: First service on new accelerated England-India-Australia service, London to Bombay, bs 13/4, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, typed 'First Flight to India/in 2 1/2 days/via Southampton, Karachi/10/4/38", Carried all the way to Karachi by flying boat 'Centaurus' on Imperial Airways eastern service flight IE643. See Wingent, p41.
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Lot Number: 193

(GB External) SCARCE, First acceptance of mail for NEW ZEALAND, bs Te Aro 20/7 via the Qantas/Imperial Airways, FIRST 'ALL THE WAY' BY FLYING BOAT MAIL TO AUSTRALIA. Carried on the on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight # IE665, plain cover franked 1/3d, canc London 25 Jun 38 cds, typed 'Inaugural Flight/England-Australia-/New Zealand Air Mail'. By FLYING BOAT all the way to Sydney -  Camilla/Cordelia to Karachi, Challenger/Cordelia to Singapore, Challenger to Sydney. See Wingent p50.

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Date: 1938, Jun 26
Est. price: £250.00
Category: GB External

Description: SCARCE, First acceptance of mail for NEW ZEALAND, bs Te Aro 20/7 via the Qantas/Imperial Airways, FIRST 'ALL THE WAY' BY FLYING BOAT MAIL TO AUSTRALIA. Carried on the on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight # IE665, plain cover franked 1/3d, canc London 25 Jun 38 cds, typed 'Inaugural Flight/England-Australia-/New Zealand Air Mail'. By FLYING BOAT all the way to Sydney - Camilla/Cordelia to Karachi, Challenger/Cordelia to Singapore, Challenger to Sydney. See Wingent p50.
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Lot Number: 194

(GB External) Imperial Airways F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Cook Islands, bs Rarotonga 29/8, black boxed 'Empire Air mail Scheme/Stage 3/ 1 1/2d Half Ounce' cachet, rated 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1938, Jul 23
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Cook Islands, bs Rarotonga 29/8, black boxed 'Empire Air mail Scheme/Stage 3/ 1 1/2d Half Ounce' cachet, rated 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 195

(GB External) Imperial Airways, F/F Third Stage EAMS England to Tonga, Nukualofa 29/8 arrival ds on front and verso, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, official black map cachet "Empire Air Mail Scheme/Stage 4/1 1/2d Half Ounce".

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Date: 1938, Jul 23
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways, F/F Third Stage EAMS England to Tonga, Nukualofa 29/8 arrival ds on front and verso, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, official black map cachet "Empire Air Mail Scheme/Stage 4/1 1/2d Half Ounce".
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Lot Number: 196

(GB External) Imperial Airways, F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Norfolk Island, 7/9 arrival ds front, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, large black framed 'Empire Air Mail Scheme' cachet.

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Date: 1938, Jul 27
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways, F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Norfolk Island, 7/9 arrival ds front, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, large black framed 'Empire Air Mail Scheme' cachet.
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Lot Number: 197

(GB External) Imperial Airways F/F Third Stage EAMS 'All Up', London to New Zealand, franked 1d 1/2d, scarce Jennings cover showing two red globes and black trimotir plane.

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Date: 1938, Jul 28
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways F/F Third Stage EAMS 'All Up', London to New Zealand, franked 1d 1/2d, scarce Jennings cover showing two red globes and black trimotir plane.
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Lot Number: 198

(GB External) Queen Mary airmail cover GB to USA, Maidenhead to Fort Worth, Texas, bs 24/8, and forwarded to Lake Taho, arrival ds on front. Airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, carried from Southampton to New York by sea (QUEEN MARY) then flown by US internal air service to destination, ms "Via SS Queen Mary C.W.S./Sailing Aug 17th. Uncommon with good routing.

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Date: 1938, Aug 16
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: Queen Mary airmail cover GB to USA, Maidenhead to Fort Worth, Texas, bs 24/8, and forwarded to Lake Taho, arrival ds on front. Airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, carried from Southampton to New York by sea (QUEEN MARY) then flown by US internal air service to destination, ms "Via SS Queen Mary C.W.S./Sailing Aug 17th. Uncommon with good routing.
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Lot Number: 199

(GB External) London to Horta, bs 2/6, carried on the first GB acceptance for F/F Pan Am Southern Route Trans Atlantic Service to New York from England, franked 6d cancelled Newport cds, printed 'North Atlantic /Air Service/by/Pan American/Airways'.

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Date: 1939, May 30
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Horta, bs 2/6, carried on the first GB acceptance for F/F Pan Am Southern Route Trans Atlantic Service to New York from England, franked 6d cancelled Newport cds, printed 'North Atlantic /Air Service/by/Pan American/Airways'.
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Lot Number: 200

(GB External) F/F Great Britain to Newfoundland, bs Botwood 1/7, carried on F/F Pan Am Northern route North Atlantic Service to New York, typed 'Via FAM No 18/First Trans-Atlantic ir Mail/Northern Route' airmail cover, franked 1/3d cancelled Southampton cds, airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1939, Jun 27
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F Great Britain to Newfoundland, bs Botwood 1/7, carried on F/F Pan Am Northern route North Atlantic Service to New York, typed 'Via FAM No 18/First Trans-Atlantic ir Mail/Northern Route' airmail cover, franked 1/3d cancelled Southampton cds, airmail etiquette.
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