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Lot Number: 201

(Concorde) BA F/F Paris-Belfast bs, souvenir cover.

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Date: 1983, May 28
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Concorde

Description: BA F/F Paris-Belfast bs, souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 202

(Concorde) British Airways Concorde, F/F Belfast- Paris, souvenir cover.

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Date: 1983, May 28
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Concorde

Description: British Airways Concorde, F/F Belfast- Paris, souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 203

(Concorde) Air France Concorde, F/F Dublin - Paris, souvenir cover.

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Date: 1983, Oct 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Concorde

Description: Air France Concorde, F/F Dublin - Paris, souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 204

(Concorde) Air France Concorde, F/F Paris-Dublin, souvenir cover.

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Date: 1983, Oct 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Concorde

Description: Air France Concorde, F/F Paris-Dublin, souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 205

(Concorde) British Aerospace Concorde 202, return flight Casablanca - Filton, souvenir cover.

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Date: 1983, Oct 1
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Concorde

Description: British Aerospace Concorde 202, return flight Casablanca - Filton, souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 206

(Cuba) F/F FAM 4 Resumed Service, Havana to Key West, violet cachet.

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Date: 1927, Oct 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Cuba

Description: F/F FAM 4 Resumed Service, Havana to Key West, violet cachet.
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Lot Number: 207

(Czechoslovakia ) F/F Pardubice to Prague, J Casper Memorial Flight, spec depart hs, registered (label) illus cover, airmail etiquette rated very scarce (Mair), franked 4K50 canc large commemorative postmark. Image.

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Date: 1937, Sep 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Czechoslovakia

Description: F/F Pardubice to Prague, J Casper Memorial Flight, spec depart hs, registered (label) illus cover, airmail etiquette rated very scarce (Mair), franked 4K50 canc large commemorative postmark. Image.
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Lot Number: 208

(Czechoslovakia) First clipper flight airmail cover Prague to Vienna bs.

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Date: 1946, Jun 16
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Czechoslovakia

Description: First clipper flight airmail cover Prague to Vienna bs.
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Lot Number: 209

(Czechoslovakia) First clipper airmail flight Prague to Brussels, bs.

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Date: 1946, Jun 17
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Czechoslovakia

Description: First clipper airmail flight Prague to Brussels, bs.
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Lot Number: 210

(Czechoslovakia) First clipper airmail flight Prague to Gander, Newfoundland, bs.

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Date: 1946, Jun 17
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Czechoslovakia

Description: First clipper airmail flight Prague to Gander, Newfoundland, bs.
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Lot Number: 211

(Czechoslovakia) First clipper airmail flight Prague to NY, bs.

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Date: 1946, Jun 17
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Czechoslovakia

Description: First clipper airmail flight Prague to NY, bs.
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Lot Number: 212

(Dahomey) Aeromaritime/Air France, cover postmarked Cotonou December 3, 1938 to someone on board ship in Casablanca (no b/s). The cover was flown from Cotonou to Dakar by Aיromaritime and from Dakar to Casablanca by Air France. SCOTT 69 and 80 (pair)

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Date: 1938, Dec 3
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Dahomey

Description: Aeromaritime/Air France, cover postmarked Cotonou December 3, 1938 to someone on board ship in Casablanca (no b/s). The cover was flown from Cotonou to Dakar by Aיromaritime and from Dakar to Casablanca by Air France. SCOTT 69 and 80 (pair)
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Lot Number: 213

(Danzig) Airmail service to United Kingdom, Danzig to London, no arrival ds, regisered (label) cover franked 40pf foreign letter rate, 45pf Regn and 25pf airmail supplement, canc oval Danzig Luftpost ds, blue Registration lines added in London, blue "Mit Luftpost" airmail Label, flown by Lufthansa to Croydon via Berlin.

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Date: 1939, Apr 22
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Danzig

Description: Airmail service to United Kingdom, Danzig to London, no arrival ds, regisered (label) cover franked 40pf foreign letter rate, 45pf Regn and 25pf airmail supplement, canc oval Danzig Luftpost ds, blue Registration lines added in London, blue "Mit Luftpost" airmail Label, flown by Lufthansa to Croydon via Berlin.
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Lot Number: 214

(Denmark) Special flight, Horsens to Copenhagen, special depart canc, cachet, arrival ds on front, illus NEPA souvenir cover.

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Date: 1936, Sep 6
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Denmark

Description: Special flight, Horsens to Copenhagen, special depart canc, cachet, arrival ds on front, illus NEPA souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 215

(Denmark) Copenhagen to Malang, Java, NEI, via Munich 20/10 and Soember 4/11, Denmark acceptance for carriage on the KKM Amsterdam to Batavia service, airmail etiquete cover franked 1K5o, canc Copenhagen cds. Great routing.

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

Description: Copenhagen to Malang, Java, NEI, via Munich 20/10 and Soember 4/11, Denmark acceptance for carriage on the KKM Amsterdam to Batavia service, airmail etiquete cover franked 1K5o, canc Copenhagen cds. Great routing.
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Lot Number: 216

(Denmark) Scarce F/F FAM 24, Copenhagen to Oslo, bs 7/4, red/white printed souvenir cover,  American Overseas Airlines,

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Date: 1946, Apr 6
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Denmark

Description: Scarce F/F FAM 24, Copenhagen to Oslo, bs 7/4, red/white printed souvenir cover, American Overseas Airlines,
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Lot Number: 217

(Denmark) BEA F/F Trident, Copenhagen to London, bs 2/7, special postmark, green 'Trident/F irst/Flight' cachet.

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Date: 1964, Jul 1
Est. price: £9.00
Category: Denmark

Description: BEA F/F Trident, Copenhagen to London, bs 2/7, special postmark, green 'Trident/F irst/Flight' cachet.
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Lot Number: 218

(Denmark) First flight airmail cover Copenhagen to NY bs..

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Date: 1966, Jul 16
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Denmark

Description: First flight airmail cover Copenhagen to NY bs..
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Lot Number: 219

(Dubai UAE) Air India 747 F/F Dubai to Bombay bs 6/8, attractive sovenir cover franked 80fls, nice strike violet framed flight cachet.

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Date: 1976, Aug 4
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Dubai UAE

Description: Air India 747 F/F Dubai to Bombay bs 6/8, attractive sovenir cover franked 80fls, nice strike violet framed flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 220

(Dubai UAE) Air India 747 F/F Dubai to Bombay bs 6/8, attractive sovenir cover franked 80fls, nice strike violet framed flight cachet.

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Date: 1976, Aug 4
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Dubai UAE

Description: Air India 747 F/F Dubai to Bombay bs 6/8, attractive sovenir cover franked 80fls, nice strike violet framed flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 221

(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: 222

(Ecuador) Scarce special military flight to Buenos Aires from Quito, six line cachet, b/s 24/7, CAME, only 50 flown.

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Date: 1961, Jul 20
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Ecuador

Description: Scarce special military flight to Buenos Aires from Quito, six line cachet, b/s 24/7, CAME, only 50 flown.
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Lot Number: 223

(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: 224

(Egypt) Envelope flown registered from Egypt to Athens, franked 1933 International Aviation Congress set with Cairo cds's, red registration label below with Greek air label alongside and both tied by air cachet, on reverse arrival date stamp of January 14, fine.

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Date: 1934, Jan 13
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Envelope flown registered from Egypt to Athens, franked 1933 International Aviation Congress set with Cairo cds's, red registration label below with Greek air label alongside and both tied by air cachet, on reverse arrival date stamp of January 14, fine.
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Lot Number: 225

(Finland) Scarce Finland acceptance for the F/F Stockholm to Amsterdam night time service Mu 81, printed orange/black souvenir card with map, franked 2M Finland canc Helsinki 28/6 cds, also special black circular flight postmark. Image.

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Date: 1929, Jun 28
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Finland

Description: Scarce Finland acceptance for the F/F Stockholm to Amsterdam night time service Mu 81, printed orange/black souvenir card with map, franked 2M Finland canc Helsinki 28/6 cds, also special black circular flight postmark. Image.
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Lot Number: 226

(France) Early airmail from Bayeux to Dakar, bs 25/11, plain cover franked Merson 2F (SG287 cat £26 used) and 30c Sower, ms 'Via Toulouse/Par Avion'

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Date: 1925, Nov 17
Est. price: £50.00
Category: France

Description: Early airmail from Bayeux to Dakar, bs 25/11, plain cover franked Merson 2F (SG287 cat £26 used) and 30c Sower, ms 'Via Toulouse/Par Avion'
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Lot Number: 227

(France) WWII censored airmail Toulouse to Jadotville, Belgian Congo, bs 28/6.via Marseille Gare Avion 5/6 and Elizabethville 27/6, franked 2F50 overseas postage and 9F air, canc Toulouse cds, sealed plain brown censor tape tied by black 'Censure Congo Belgique' censor mark. Interesting wartime item with good routing. Image.

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Date: 1940, Jun 2
Est. price: £30.00
Category: France

Description: WWII censored airmail Toulouse to Jadotville, Belgian Congo, bs 28/6.via Marseille Gare Avion 5/6 and Elizabethville 27/6, franked 2F50 overseas postage and 9F air, canc Toulouse cds, sealed plain brown censor tape tied by black 'Censure Congo Belgique' censor mark. Interesting wartime item with good routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 228

(France) Uncensored WWII transatlantic airmail from Vichy France to Mexico, bs 22/8, via Lisbon 10/8, airmail etiquette cover addressed to Sinola, Mexico, franked 2F postage and 17F air, ms 'Par Clipper'. Good routing, see image.

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Date: 1941, Aug 4
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: Uncensored WWII transatlantic airmail from Vichy France to Mexico, bs 22/8, via Lisbon 10/8, airmail etiquette cover addressed to Sinola, Mexico, franked 2F postage and 17F air, ms 'Par Clipper'. Good routing, see image.
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Lot Number: 229

(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: 230

(France) WWII uncensored airmail Marseille to Lome, Togo, bs 15/2, franked 1F50 overseas postage and 3F50 air, ms 'AoF', likely Reseau Aerienne Francaise to Dakar, then Aeromaritime to Lome. Uncommon wartime destination with interesting routing. Image.

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Date: 1942, Feb 9
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: WWII uncensored airmail Marseille to Lome, Togo, bs 15/2, franked 1F50 overseas postage and 3F50 air, ms 'AoF', likely Reseau Aerienne Francaise to Dakar, then Aeromaritime to Lome. Uncommon wartime destination with interesting routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 231

(France) WWII censored airmail France to French Congo, Lussac Les Chateaux to Pointe Noire, via Cotonou 21/3 and Brazzaville 1/5, franked 4F overseas ordinary + 4F50 airmail surcharge, sealed 'Controle Postal/ France Libre Afrique Francaise' censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor mark, also black circular ‘Afrique Territorial Francaise'  and small 'A/3' in circle censor marks. nice routing. Image.

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Date: 1942, Mar 10
Est. price: £35.00
Category: France

Description: WWII censored airmail France to French Congo, Lussac Les Chateaux to Pointe Noire, via Cotonou 21/3 and Brazzaville 1/5, franked 4F overseas ordinary + 4F50 airmail surcharge, sealed 'Controle Postal/ France Libre Afrique Francaise' censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor mark, also black circular ‘Afrique Territorial Francaise' and small 'A/3' in circle censor marks. nice routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 232

(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: £20.00
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: 233

(France) Censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, airmail etiquette and 3x 2F stamps tied by Lyon/19th Sep/42 cds, sealed by GB PC90 OBE 3565 censor tape, ms 'To Marseille et Lisbon, by rail to Lisbon then by BOAC to Poole/Bristol.. Correctly rted 4F postage and 2F air surcharge. Image.

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Date: 1942, Sep 26
Est. price: £15.00
Category: France

Description: Censored WWII airmail from Vichy France to England, airmail etiquette and 3x 2F stamps tied by Lyon/19th Sep/42 cds, sealed by GB PC90 OBE 3565 censor tape, ms 'To Marseille et Lisbon, by rail to Lisbon then by BOAC to Poole/Bristol.. Correctly rted 4F postage and 2F air surcharge. Image.
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Lot Number: 234

(French Cameroons) Trans Saharan Airmail, Douala (Cameroon) to Marseille, bs 24/5/35 Gare Avion, via Cotonau (Dahomey) 17/5, Compagnie Francaise de l'Afrique Occidentale printed cover franked 1 F50 postage + 3F air surcharge, green blue/black airmail etiquette, ms ‘Via Cotonau’. Flown from Cotonau to Niamey by Compagnie Generale Transsahararienne, then by Air Afrique to Algiers, then Air France to Marseille. An interesting cover in fine condition and with good routing.

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Date: 1935, May 13
Est. price: £45.00
Category: French Cameroons

Description: Trans Saharan Airmail, Douala (Cameroon) to Marseille, bs 24/5/35 Gare Avion, via Cotonau (Dahomey) 17/5, Compagnie Francaise de l'Afrique Occidentale printed cover franked 1 F50 postage + 3F air surcharge, green blue/black airmail etiquette, ms ‘Via Cotonau’. Flown from Cotonau to Niamey by Compagnie Generale Transsahararienne, then by Air Afrique to Algiers, then Air France to Marseille. An interesting cover in fine condition and with good routing.
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Lot Number: 235

(French Cameroons) Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Maiganga to Malvern UK, franked 2f 50 ordinary + 7f 25 airmail surcharge, via Lagos 25/9/41, sealed Free French and Nigeria censor tapes, the latter tied by nice strike of red hexagonal ‘Passed by Censor 11 Nigeria’ censor mark, also Free French 'Censor Yaounde' censor mark. Uncommon origin, Maiganga is 96 miles southeast of Fort Lamy and Yaounde is 600 miles from Lagos. Likely Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940  and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).

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Date: 1941, Sep 18
Est. price: £30.00
Category: French Cameroons

Description: Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Maiganga to Malvern UK, franked 2f 50 ordinary + 7f 25 airmail surcharge, via Lagos 25/9/41, sealed Free French and Nigeria censor tapes, the latter tied by nice strike of red hexagonal ‘Passed by Censor 11 Nigeria’ censor mark, also Free French 'Censor Yaounde' censor mark. Uncommon origin, Maiganga is 96 miles southeast of Fort Lamy and Yaounde is 600 miles from Lagos. Likely Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940 and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).
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Lot Number: 236

(French Cameroons) Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Yaounde to Edinburgh, franked 11f, sealed Cameroon censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor Mark, also Nigeria violet triangle sensor Mark and black circular ‘Territoire du Cameroun Controle’ hs, ms  ‘Via Lagos’. Likely flown BOAC or Sabena to Lagos, then BOAC West Coast route to England via at Lisbon. Between August 1940  and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).

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Date: 1943, Jun 28
Est. price: £30.00
Category: French Cameroons

Description: Free French Africa in World War II, dual censored cover from Yaounde to Edinburgh, franked 11f, sealed Cameroon censor tape tied by pointed oval ‘Ouvert Par L’Autorite Militaire’ censor Mark, also Nigeria violet triangle sensor Mark and black circular ‘Territoire du Cameroun Controle’ hs, ms ‘Via Lagos’. Likely flown BOAC or Sabena to Lagos, then BOAC West Coast route to England via at Lisbon. Between August 1940 and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).
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Lot Number: 237

(French Cameroons) Douala to Conkary, 28/7 arrival cds on front, imprint etiquette cover franked 4f50, 'Je Fais La/Guerre' hs on front and 'Un Seul/But/La/Victoire (one goal victory) hs verso. Likely carried by Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940  and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).

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Date: 1943, Jul 17
Est. price: £12.00
Category: French Cameroons

Description: Douala to Conkary, 28/7 arrival cds on front, imprint etiquette cover franked 4f50, 'Je Fais La/Guerre' hs on front and 'Un Seul/But/La/Victoire (one goal victory) hs verso. Likely carried by Sabena from Leopoldville to Lagos, then BOAC or sea to UK. Between August 1940 and the summer of 1943 , the heart of Free France was located, not in London, but in Chad, Cameroon, or Oubangui-Chari (modern-day Central African Republic).
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Lot Number: 238

(French Indochina) Costes & Bellonte record attempt, Hanoi to Paris, b/s Paris Chargements and Paris Distribution arrival ds's, Goldschmidt registered (label) corner cover franked $1 21c canc Hanoi cds, Muller #29.

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Date: 1929, Nov 17
Est. price: £40.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Costes & Bellonte record attempt, Hanoi to Paris, b/s Paris Chargements and Paris Distribution arrival ds's, Goldschmidt registered (label) corner cover franked $1 21c canc Hanoi cds, Muller #29.
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Lot Number: 239

(French Reunion) Free French Forces Aeriennes Francaises Libres, F/F Reunion to Madagascar, carried on the reopening of the Reunion-Madagascar-Algeria service, registered (label) cover mail franked 6F, red framed ‘Forces Francaises Combat antes/Reunion-Madagascar/ 20 December 1943’, black circular ‘Controle Postale’ censor mark.

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Date: 1943, Dec 22
Est. price: £35.00
Category: French Reunion

Description: Free French Forces Aeriennes Francaises Libres, F/F Reunion to Madagascar, carried on the reopening of the Reunion-Madagascar-Algeria service, registered (label) cover mail franked 6F, red framed ‘Forces Francaises Combat antes/Reunion-Madagascar/ 20 December 1943’, black circular ‘Controle Postale’ censor mark.
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Lot Number: 240

(French Reunion) 100th airmail flight, St Dennis to Tananarive, special cachet, b/s. Air France.

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Date: 1947, Mar 31
Est. price: £10.00
Category: French Reunion

Description: 100th airmail flight, St Dennis to Tananarive, special cachet, b/s. Air France.
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Lot Number: 241

(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: £35.00
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: 242

(Gambia) F/F FAM 22  Bathurst to Leopoldville," America-Africa Ferry "cachet, b/s, Pan Am

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Date: 1941, Dec 10
Est. price: £9.00
Category: Gambia

Description: F/F FAM 22 Bathurst to Leopoldville," America-Africa Ferry "cachet, b/s, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 243

(GB External) Early airmail cover, Cologne to London, dark blue/black airmail etiquette, franked GB 3 1/2d cancelled with an Army Post Office 'S.40 (Cologne)/29 MR 23'  handstamp. Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne in 1919 to provide postal support of the first British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) and was closed in 1929 when the force was finally withdrawn from Germany.

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Date: 1923, Aug 3
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Early airmail cover, Cologne to London, dark blue/black airmail etiquette, franked GB 3 1/2d cancelled with an Army Post Office 'S.40 (Cologne)/29 MR 23' handstamp. Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne in 1919 to provide postal support of the first British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) and was closed in 1929 when the force was finally withdrawn from Germany.
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Lot Number: 244

(GB External) London to Basle, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d + 2d air, dark blue/black P25 airmail etiquette, likely Handley Page Transport. Image.

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Date: 1923, Oct 11
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Basle, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d + 2d air, dark blue/black P25 airmail etiquette, likely Handley Page Transport. Image.
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Lot Number: 245

(GB External) First regular service flight London to Durban, 2 Mar 1925 arrival ds on front, carried from Great Britain to Cape Town on the Union Castle mail steamer "Windsor Castle", then Cape Town- Durban on the 1st flight of the first Govt. Experimental Airmail Service, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 7 1/2d. black straight line "By Air Mail" handstamp, ms Capetown-Durban/Experimental Air Route". A nice historical item.

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Date: 1925, Mar 2
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: First regular service flight London to Durban, 2 Mar 1925 arrival ds on front, carried from Great Britain to Cape Town on the Union Castle mail steamer "Windsor Castle", then Cape Town- Durban on the 1st flight of the first Govt. Experimental Airmail Service, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 7 1/2d. black straight line "By Air Mail" handstamp, ms Capetown-Durban/Experimental Air Route". A nice historical item.
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Lot Number: 246

(GB External) First acceptance of UK mail for carriage over the US transcontinental air mail route, Liverpool to San Francisco, bs May 22, 1925, plain cover correctly rated 1/4 1/2d for air mail service over three zones from New York, canc Liverpool cds, black/dark blue airmail etiquette with "from New York" in ms below, carried by S.S. Aquitania to New York, then internal air to San Francisco.

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Date: 1925, May 08
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of UK mail for carriage over the US transcontinental air mail route, Liverpool to San Francisco, bs May 22, 1925, plain cover correctly rated 1/4 1/2d for air mail service over three zones from New York, canc Liverpool cds, black/dark blue airmail etiquette with "from New York" in ms below, carried by S.S. Aquitania to New York, then internal air to San Francisco.
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Lot Number: 247

(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: £55.00
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: 248

(GB External) Imperial Airways air cover, London Philatelic Congress to Tangier, bs 28/6 on front, Smye cover franked 4 1/2d canc fine strike special Philatelic Congress cachet, dark blue/black etiquette. Nice early item..Image.

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Date: 1928, Jun 26
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways air cover, London Philatelic Congress to Tangier, bs 28/6 on front, Smye cover franked 4 1/2d canc fine strike special Philatelic Congress cachet, dark blue/black etiquette. Nice early item..Image.
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Lot Number: 249

(GB External) F/F London to Karachi, bs 6/4, unusual red stripe/white envelope franked 7 1/2d, typed "By Imperial Airways First Air Mail between England and India" cover franked 7 1/2d, par avion etiquette.

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Date: 1929, Mar 28
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Karachi, bs 6/4, unusual red stripe/white envelope franked 7 1/2d, typed "By Imperial Airways First Air Mail between England and India" cover franked 7 1/2d, par avion etiquette.
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Lot Number: 250

(GB External) First GB acceptance for sea mail to Freemantle, Australia, then F/F over Australian Perth-Adelaide service, saving 4 days on the journey, Leicester to Sydney 8/6, via Perth 4/6, ms endorsement "Per 1st Air Mail London-Australia', black/ blue etiquette, registered (label) cover franked 9 1/2d ( 3d air fee + 1 1/2d basic rate + 5d registration) canc Ibstock cds and purple hooded London Reg ds verso. Great routing.

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Date: 1929, May 8
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: First GB acceptance for sea mail to Freemantle, Australia, then F/F over Australian Perth-Adelaide service, saving 4 days on the journey, Leicester to Sydney 8/6, via Perth 4/6, ms endorsement "Per 1st Air Mail London-Australia', black/ blue etiquette, registered (label) cover franked 9 1/2d ( 3d air fee + 1 1/2d basic rate + 5d registration) canc Ibstock cds and purple hooded London Reg ds verso. Great routing.
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