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Lot Number: 201

(GB External) F/F London to Karachi, addressed c/o The Khangin Oil Co Ltd, Naft Kanch (Iraq), bs 6/4, via Baghdad 5/4, franked 6d canc Birmingham cds, fine strike red three line "First Direct Service/ London Indian Air mail/ 30 March 1929" cachet. Underpaid, 'Tax Due/Baghdad'. tombstone hs tying stamps and cachet, ms '1/2oz' and ms '-/2/-'. The air fee was increased from 3d to 4d on 30/3/29, the postage fee was 2 1/2d, so this cover was 1/2d underpaid. According to Newall only two covers were carried from London to Baghdad, see p293. A nice 'F/F'/'underpaid' combination.

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Date: 1929, Mar 30
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Karachi, addressed c/o The Khangin Oil Co Ltd, Naft Kanch (Iraq), bs 6/4, via Baghdad 5/4, franked 6d canc Birmingham cds, fine strike red three line "First Direct Service/ London Indian Air mail/ 30 March 1929" cachet. Underpaid, 'Tax Due/Baghdad'. tombstone hs tying stamps and cachet, ms '1/2oz' and ms '-/2/-'. The air fee was increased from 3d to 4d on 30/3/29, the postage fee was 2 1/2d, so this cover was 1/2d underpaid. According to Newall only two covers were carried from London to Baghdad, see p293. A nice 'F/F'/'underpaid' combination.
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Lot Number: 202

(GB External) Imperial Airways first flight London to India, bs Bombay GPO 9/4, airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d The route taken is of interest showing the lack of cooperation by the Italian authorities who declined to allow flights over their territories by way of France or Switzerland. An airliner carried the mail to Basle, from there it was taken by train overnight to Genoa,  then by flying boat to plane to Alexandria via Rome, Naples, Corfu, Athens, Crete and Tobruk. and from there it was flown on the city of Jerusalem to Karachi.

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Date: 1929, Mar 30
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways first flight London to India, bs Bombay GPO 9/4, airmail etiquette cover franked 7 1/2d The route taken is of interest showing the lack of cooperation by the Italian authorities who declined to allow flights over their territories by way of France or Switzerland. An airliner carried the mail to Basle, from there it was taken by train overnight to Genoa, then by flying boat to plane to Alexandria via Rome, Naples, Corfu, Athens, Crete and Tobruk. and from there it was flown on the city of Jerusalem to Karachi.
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Lot Number: 203

(GB External) WITHDRAWN

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Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £0.00
Category: GB External

Description: WITHDRAWN
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Lot Number: 204

(GB External) Galway to Montreal, cover intended to be flown on the experimental return flight from London to Galway, thence to New York by sea, then onward to Montreal. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc 'Croydon Surrey/Aug 26 1929' cds tying dark blue/back airmail etiquette, also tied by a purple double bar Jusqu'a applied in New York, typed 'By Air Mail Croydon-Galway I.F.S./thence to New York by German packet'. The German packet could well have been the SS Karlsruhe, which docked in Galway early on 26th August, 1929.

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Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB External

Description: Galway to Montreal, cover intended to be flown on the experimental return flight from London to Galway, thence to New York by sea, then onward to Montreal. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc 'Croydon Surrey/Aug 26 1929' cds tying dark blue/back airmail etiquette, also tied by a purple double bar Jusqu'a applied in New York, typed 'By Air Mail Croydon-Galway I.F.S./thence to New York by German packet'. The German packet could well have been the SS Karlsruhe, which docked in Galway early on 26th August, 1929.
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Lot Number: 205

(GB External) Scotland to Germany carried at the Express rate, Edinburgh to Constance bs 26/4, via Cologne, and Manenheim Airport 25/4, imprint etiquette cover franked 1/ 2 1/2d, black oval 'Post Office/Express/Delivery' and framed 'Late Fee/Paid' hs's, black/dark red 459 and black/pink 459 'Express' labels, ms 'Very Urgent'. Verso red framed 'Mit Luftpost Manenheim' arrival hs and three different Imperial Airways propaganda labels, one tied by transit and arrival cds's. Nice item

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Date: 1930, Apr 24
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: Scotland to Germany carried at the Express rate, Edinburgh to Constance bs 26/4, via Cologne, and Manenheim Airport 25/4, imprint etiquette cover franked 1/ 2 1/2d, black oval 'Post Office/Express/Delivery' and framed 'Late Fee/Paid' hs's, black/dark red 459 and black/pink 459 'Express' labels, ms 'Very Urgent'. Verso red framed 'Mit Luftpost Manenheim' arrival hs and three different Imperial Airways propaganda labels, one tied by transit and arrival cds's. Nice item
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Lot Number: 206

(GB External) First combined surface and air postage at 4d London FS to Stockholm, bs 3/6, imprint etiquette cover franked 4d, black st. line "1st Day 4d Rate" hs, Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1930, Jun 2
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: First combined surface and air postage at 4d London FS to Stockholm, bs 3/6, imprint etiquette cover franked 4d, black st. line "1st Day 4d Rate" hs, Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 207

(GB External) Imperial Arways, London to Copenhagen, bs 23/6, 1/2d PSE with additional 3 1/2d, canc London FS38 cds, correctly rated 4d combined air fee, airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1930, Jun 23
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Arways, London to Copenhagen, bs 23/6, 1/2d PSE with additional 3 1/2d, canc London FS38 cds, correctly rated 4d combined air fee, airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 208

(GB External) Commercial airmail carried on the first flight of the Imperial Airways Africa south bound service AS1, London to Kampala, Uganda bs 9/3, and on to uncommon destination Fort Portal 12/3, plain cover, correctly rated 7d and posted on the first day of the new postage rate combining the air fee and ordinary postage

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Date: 1931, Feb 25
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Commercial airmail carried on the first flight of the Imperial Airways Africa south bound service AS1, London to Kampala, Uganda bs 9/3, and on to uncommon destination Fort Portal 12/3, plain cover, correctly rated 7d and posted on the first day of the new postage rate combining the air fee and ordinary postage
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Lot Number: 209

(GB External) Second Experimental flight, London to Melbourne, bs  29/4, commercial corner cover franked 1/4d 1/2d canc Hartlepool cds, airmail etiquette  IAW/Kingsford Smith/Qantas/ANA.. Ironed horizontal non invasive fold 1cm from bottom edge.

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Date: 1931, Apr 24
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Second Experimental flight, London to Melbourne, bs 29/4, commercial corner cover franked 1/4d 1/2d canc Hartlepool cds, airmail etiquette IAW/Kingsford Smith/Qantas/ANA.. Ironed horizontal non invasive fold 1cm from bottom edge.
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Lot Number: 210

(GB External) Airmail London to Germany, fine strike of scarce red 'Postampt 2 Winnhem' hs verso, via fine strike red two line 'Mit Luftpost befordert/Frankfurt (main) 2 Flughafen' transit hs on front, correctly RATED 4d

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Date: 1931, Aug 24
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: Airmail London to Germany, fine strike of scarce red 'Postampt 2 Winnhem' hs verso, via fine strike red two line 'Mit Luftpost befordert/Frankfurt (main) 2 Flughafen' transit hs on front, correctly RATED 4d
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Lot Number: 211

(GB External) Airmail London to Germany, fine strike of scarce red 'Postampt 2 Winnhem' hs verso, via fine strike red two line 'Mit Luftpost befordert/Frankfurt (main) 2 Flughafen' transit hs on front, correctly RATED 4d

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Date: 1931, Aug 24
Est. price: £12.00
Category: GB External

Description: Airmail London to Germany, fine strike of scarce red 'Postampt 2 Winnhem' hs verso, via fine strike red two line 'Mit Luftpost befordert/Frankfurt (main) 2 Flughafen' transit hs on front, correctly RATED 4d
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Lot Number: 212

(GB External) Kingsford Smith's return flight, England to Australia," All the Way" Christmas and New Year flight, London to Perth, bs 25/1/32, registered (label) grey/red/green "Xmas Greetings" Australia National Airways souvenir cover, correctly rated 1/7d, canc oval Southampton 17 Dec 31 ds.

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Date: 1931, Dec 18
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 Perth, bs 25/1/32, registered (label) grey/red/green "Xmas Greetings" Australia National Airways souvenir cover, correctly rated 1/7d, canc oval Southampton 17 Dec 31 ds.
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Lot Number: 213

(GB External) First acceptance of mail for Kenya for carriage on the inaugural direct London-Cape Town service. Likely test cover addressed to Local Representative, Imperial Airways, The Aerodrome, Nairobi, plain envelope franked 7 1/2d, canc London cds, airmail etiquette. Uncommon. Image.

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Date: 1932, Jan 20
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of mail for Kenya for carriage on the inaugural direct London-Cape Town service. Likely test cover addressed to Local Representative, Imperial Airways, The Aerodrome, Nairobi, plain envelope franked 7 1/2d, canc London cds, airmail etiquette. Uncommon. Image.
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Lot Number: 214

(GB External) London to Alexandria, commercial airmail flown by IAW AS83 which left 28 September and arrived Alexandria 1 October (b/s).  Correctly franked 3 ½ d  RATE for combined air fee and ordinary postage. Non invasive vertical crease, see scan.

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Date: 1932, Sep 27
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Alexandria, commercial airmail flown by IAW AS83 which left 28 September and arrived Alexandria 1 October (b/s). Correctly franked 3 ½ d RATE for combined air fee and ordinary postage. Non invasive vertical crease, see scan.
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Lot Number: 215

(GB External) Imperial Airways F/F alternative route London to Bahrain Island (difficulties with the Persian govt. necessitated a route change from the southern shores of Persia to the northern shores of Arabia), franked 6d canc 30 Sep 32 cds, bs 7/10, This cover is a special printing intended for use by IAW staff and it is believed that only c14  were flown. Ordinary covers are rated 120pts by Newall.

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Date: 1932, Oct 01
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways F/F alternative route London to Bahrain Island (difficulties with the Persian govt. necessitated a route change from the southern shores of Persia to the northern shores of Arabia), franked 6d canc 30 Sep 32 cds, bs 7/10, This cover is a special printing intended for use by IAW staff and it is believed that only c14 were flown. Ordinary covers are rated 120pts by Newall.
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Lot Number: 216

(GB External) Imperial Airways F/F London to Sharjah (difficulties with the Persian govt. necessitated a route change from the southern shores of Persia to the northern shores of Arabia) over new route via Arabia, franked 6d canc Hudson Place cds, official printed souvenir cover "First Arabian Air Mail/England to India Via the Arabian Coast/Oct 1st 1932", imprinted  etiquette, Imperial Airways, rated 120pts by Newall.

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Date: 1932, Oct 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways F/F London to Sharjah (difficulties with the Persian govt. necessitated a route change from the southern shores of Persia to the northern shores of Arabia) over new route via Arabia, franked 6d canc Hudson Place cds, official printed souvenir cover "First Arabian Air Mail/England to India Via the Arabian Coast/Oct 1st 1932", imprinted etiquette, Imperial Airways, rated 120pts by Newall.
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Lot Number: 217

(GB External) Imperial Airways test cover, alternative route London to Bahrain Island,  bs 7/10, official printed souvenir cover "First Arabian Air Mail/England to India Via the Arabian Coast/Oct 1st 1932" (difficulties with the Persian govt. necessitated a route change from the southern shores of Persia to the northern shores of Arabia) franked 6d canc Hudson/SW1 cds, rated 120pts by Newall.

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Date: 1932, Oct 01
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways test cover, alternative route London to Bahrain Island, bs 7/10, official printed souvenir cover "First Arabian Air Mail/England to India Via the Arabian Coast/Oct 1st 1932" (difficulties with the Persian govt. necessitated a route change from the southern shores of Persia to the northern shores of Arabia) franked 6d canc Hudson/SW1 cds, rated 120pts by Newall.
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Lot Number: 218

(GB External) Imperial Airways test cover, London to Sharjah (difficulties with the Persian govt. necessitated a route change from the southern shores of Persia to the northern shores of Arabia) over new route via Arabia, franked 6d canc Hudson Place cds, official printed souvenir cover "First Arabian Air Mail/England to India Via the Arabian Coast/Oct 1st 1932", imprinted  etiquette, rated 120pts by Newall.

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Date: 1932, Oct 1
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways test cover, London to Sharjah (difficulties with the Persian govt. necessitated a route change from the southern shores of Persia to the northern shores of Arabia) over new route via Arabia, franked 6d canc Hudson Place cds, official printed souvenir cover "First Arabian Air Mail/England to India Via the Arabian Coast/Oct 1st 1932", imprinted etiquette, rated 120pts by Newall.
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Lot Number: 219

(GB External) TATA take over mails from IAW for Karachi-Madras route, London to Bombay, bs 15/10, franked 8d, 'Karachi-Madras' boxed flight cachet, etiquette cancelled by black double cross Jusqu'a applied at Bombay, imprint etiquette cover, flown by Neville Vintcent, Newall 60u. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1932, Oct 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: TATA take over mails from IAW for Karachi-Madras route, London to Bombay, bs 15/10, franked 8d, 'Karachi-Madras' boxed flight cachet, etiquette cancelled by black double cross Jusqu'a applied at Bombay, imprint etiquette cover, flown by Neville Vintcent, Newall 60u. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 220

(GB External) Aeropostale airmail and ship service, London to Buenos Aires, bs 4/12, via Toulouse 26/11, airmail cover correctly rated using 5/- GV seahorse, 2x 1/-,  and 3x 4d stamps. Attractively displayed as a one page exhibit with explanatory text.

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Date: 1932, Nov 18
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: Aeropostale airmail and ship service, London to Buenos Aires, bs 4/12, via Toulouse 26/11, airmail cover correctly rated using 5/- GV seahorse, 2x 1/-, and 3x 4d stamps. Attractively displayed as a one page exhibit with explanatory text.
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Lot Number: 221

(GB External) UK to Sudan, LONDON to KHARTOUM, bs 13/2 carried by Imperial Airways Africa southbound service #AS102. Sudan Government official cover, correctly franked 9d for 1oz rate.

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Date: 1933, Feb 8
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: UK to Sudan, LONDON to KHARTOUM, bs 13/2 carried by Imperial Airways Africa southbound service #AS102. Sudan Government official cover, correctly franked 9d for 1oz rate.
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Lot Number: 222

(GB External) London to New Delhi, bs 8/7, carried on F/F Karachi to Calcutta Extension, B&W PC franked 4d (1/2 the 8d letter rate), with large attractive red/white/blue/black Imperial Airways "Fly Europe-Africa India & the East/In Speed and Comfort" verso, Imperial Airways/Indian Trans-Continental Airways. Airmail PC's are much scarcer than letters.

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Date: 1933, Jul 1
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to New Delhi, bs 8/7, carried on F/F Karachi to Calcutta Extension, B&W PC franked 4d (1/2 the 8d letter rate), with large attractive red/white/blue/black Imperial Airways "Fly Europe-Africa India & the East/In Speed and Comfort" verso, Imperial Airways/Indian Trans-Continental Airways. Airmail PC's are much scarcer than letters.
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Lot Number: 223

(GB External) First service at the 2d rate, London to Baghdad, PC franked 2d, canc London/1 Dec 33 cds, typed '1st Sxervice at 2d Rate', airmail etiquette. Scarce. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1933, Dec 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: First service at the 2d rate, London to Baghdad, PC franked 2d, canc London/1 Dec 33 cds, typed '1st Sxervice at 2d Rate', airmail etiquette. Scarce. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 224

(GB External) F/F London to Bangkok, b/s 18/12, carried on Imperial Airways/Indian Trans-Continental Airways extension to Singapore via Paris, Cairo, Karachi, Calcutta and Rangoon, official red/white/blue souvenir cover franked KGV 10d, 1d. Small corner flap tear verso, see scan.

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Date: 1933, Dec 09
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Bangkok, b/s 18/12, carried on Imperial Airways/Indian Trans-Continental Airways extension to Singapore via Paris, Cairo, Karachi, Calcutta and Rangoon, official red/white/blue souvenir cover franked KGV 10d, 1d. Small corner flap tear verso, see scan.
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Lot Number: 225

(GB External) Imperial Airways 1st acceptance for Malta, London to Valetta bs 5/5, cover franked 2 1/2d, canc London W1, typed 'London-Malta', airmail etiquette. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1934, May 4
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways 1st acceptance for Malta, London to Valetta bs 5/5, cover franked 2 1/2d, canc London W1, typed 'London-Malta', airmail etiquette. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 226

(GB External) MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia, Mildenhall  depart cds, Melbourne arrival  9/11 cds tying Australia 1d stamp on front, 8/11 Melbourne 'clock' receiver verso, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui", signed by CE Kay and Hewitt. Covers with Hewitt's signature as well are uncommon..

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Date: 1934, Oct 19
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia, Mildenhall depart cds, Melbourne arrival 9/11 cds tying Australia 1d stamp on front, 8/11 Melbourne 'clock' receiver verso, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui", signed by CE Kay and Hewitt. Covers with Hewitt's signature as well are uncommon..
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Lot Number: 227

(GB External) MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia, Mildenhall  depart cds, Melbourne arrival  9/11 cds tying Australia 1d stamp on front, 8/11 Melbourne 'clock' receiver verso, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui", signed by CE Kay.

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Date: 1934, Oct 19
Est. price: £45.00
Category: GB External

Description: MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia, Mildenhall depart cds, Melbourne arrival 9/11 cds tying Australia 1d stamp on front, 8/11 Melbourne 'clock' receiver verso, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui", signed by CE Kay.
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Lot Number: 228

(GB External) MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia, Mildenhall  depart cds, Melbourne arrival  9/11 cds tying Australia 1d stamp on front, 8/11 Melbourne 'clock' receiver verso, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui", signed by CE Kay.

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Date: 1934, Oct 19
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: MacRobertson Air Race, England-Australia, Mildenhall depart cds, Melbourne arrival 9/11 cds tying Australia 1d stamp on front, 8/11 Melbourne 'clock' receiver verso, official black/grey printed cover carried by Hewitt, Kay and Stewart in Dragon Rapide "Tanui", signed by CE Kay.
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Lot Number: 229

(GB External) First acceptance of mail for South Africa from London at the new 3d Flat Rate for post cards, airmail etiquette PC addressed to L.A. Wyndham, House of Assembly, Cape Town, bs 30/11, franked 6x KGV 1/2d, postmarked day of issue, ms '1st Acceptance at 3d Rate'. This card was addressed to a very prominent aero philatelist in the United Kingdom care of an equally prominent aero philatelist in South Africa. Verso a message "Greetings" signed by Francis F. Field. Nice item with aerophilatelic connections..

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Date: 1934, Nov 19
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of mail for South Africa from London at the new 3d Flat Rate for post cards, airmail etiquette PC addressed to L.A. Wyndham, House of Assembly, Cape Town, bs 30/11, franked 6x KGV 1/2d, postmarked day of issue, ms '1st Acceptance at 3d Rate'. This card was addressed to a very prominent aero philatelist in the United Kingdom care of an equally prominent aero philatelist in South Africa. Verso a message "Greetings" signed by Francis F. Field. Nice item with aerophilatelic connections..
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Lot Number: 230

(GB External) First London to Prague stage, bs 2/4, of F/F London-Budapest, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1935, Apr 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: First London to Prague stage, bs 2/4, of F/F London-Budapest, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 231

(GB External) England to Australia, bs Sydney 13/12, airmail etiquette cover franked GB 2/6d seahorse, addressed to passenger on board S/S Kent c/o Sydney agents, nice strike three line "c/o Messres Elder, Smith & Co/Currie Street/Adelaide" front and verso. Flown on IAW service 397. The S/S Kent, formerly S/S Santa Teresa was a civilian passenger liner built in 1918.

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Date: 1935, Nov 29
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: England to Australia, bs Sydney 13/12, airmail etiquette cover franked GB 2/6d seahorse, addressed to passenger on board S/S Kent c/o Sydney agents, nice strike three line "c/o Messres Elder, Smith & Co/Currie Street/Adelaide" front and verso. Flown on IAW service 397. The S/S Kent, formerly S/S Santa Teresa was a civilian passenger liner built in 1918.
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Lot Number: 232

(GB External) Scarce F/F London to Abesher, bs 26/2, no mail dropped at Abesher until 10/4), carried on the Imperial Airways/Elders Colonial Airways, first direct service to Nigeria, plain cover correctly franked 6d, typed 'First Airmail to Abesher', airmail etiquette (corner tear), returned surface via Geneina Fort 2/3, El Fasher 14/3 and Shellal-Halfa TPO 27/3, great routing. Believed only 15 flown.

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Date: 1936, Feb 9
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: Scarce F/F London to Abesher, bs 26/2, no mail dropped at Abesher until 10/4), carried on the Imperial Airways/Elders Colonial Airways, first direct service to Nigeria, plain cover correctly franked 6d, typed 'First Airmail to Abesher', airmail etiquette (corner tear), returned surface via Geneina Fort 2/3, El Fasher 14/3 and Shellal-Halfa TPO 27/3, great routing. Believed only 15 flown.
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Lot Number: 233

(GB External) Hull to Moscow (Russia in Europe), bs  27/4, 28/4, 'Guildhall Hull' envelope correctly rated 7d for 1 1/2oz, well travelled, see image.

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Date: 1936, Apr 24
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: Hull to Moscow (Russia in Europe), bs 27/4, 28/4, 'Guildhall Hull' envelope correctly rated 7d for 1 1/2oz, well travelled, see image.
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Lot Number: 234

(GB External) FDI Edward VIII 1/2d, 1 1/2d and 2 1/2d on airmail cover to India bs Calcutta 9 Sep 36. Attractively displayed as a one page exhibit..

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Date: 1936, Sep 1
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: FDI Edward VIII 1/2d, 1 1/2d and 2 1/2d on airmail cover to India bs Calcutta 9 Sep 36. Attractively displayed as a one page exhibit..
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Lot Number: 235

(GB External) F/F London to Lagos, and return, carried  on first Kano-Lagos extension of London-Nigeria service, four line cachet  "Air Mail/First Despatch/Lagos-London/29-10-36", ms endorsement "By First Flight London-Lagos and Return", b/s Lagos 22/10. Also franked Nigeria 6d for return and four line, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1936, Oct 15
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F London to Lagos, and return, carried on first Kano-Lagos extension of London-Nigeria service, four line cachet "Air Mail/First Despatch/Lagos-London/29-10-36", ms endorsement "By First Flight London-Lagos and Return", b/s Lagos 22/10. Also franked Nigeria 6d for return and four line, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 236

(GB External) Anglo American Good Will Coronation Trans Atlantic Flight, New York May 8th to London, and return London 13 May to New York May 14, blue framed Eastward, and red framed Westward cachets, signed by pilots Dick Merrill and Jack lambie.

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Date: 1937, May 5
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Anglo American Good Will Coronation Trans Atlantic Flight, New York May 8th to London, and return London 13 May to New York May 14, blue framed Eastward, and red framed Westward cachets, signed by pilots Dick Merrill and Jack lambie.
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Lot Number: 237

(GB External) England to Holland, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 4 1/2d including kings of three reigns and the FDI KGVI Coronaton 1 1/2d, canc York-Shrewsbury T.P.O. aboard the Night Mail train, attractive red/cream 'Cronation of King George VI' vignette on front, blue/white three line 'First Day Cover' label, attractive 'H.M. The Queen'  vignette verso, violet straight line "By Night Mail" hs.

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Date: 1937, May 13
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: England to Holland, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 4 1/2d including kings of three reigns and the FDI KGVI Coronaton 1 1/2d, canc York-Shrewsbury T.P.O. aboard the Night Mail train, attractive red/cream 'Cronation of King George VI' vignette on front, blue/white three line 'First Day Cover' label, attractive 'H.M. The Queen' vignette verso, violet straight line "By Night Mail" hs.
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Lot Number: 238

(GB External) Imperial Airways printed souvenir cover, 21x10cm, commemorating the 1000th flight from England on the Empire air routes, addressed to The Director of Civil Aviation, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, 6d three reign franking (acknowledging the three reigns during which the 1000 flights were made). The cover was carried by RMA "Castor". A super item.

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Date: 1937, May 21
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways printed souvenir cover, 21x10cm, commemorating the 1000th flight from England on the Empire air routes, addressed to The Director of Civil Aviation, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, 6d three reign franking (acknowledging the three reigns during which the 1000 flights were made). The cover was carried by RMA "Castor". A super item.
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Lot Number: 239

(GB External) London to Nicaragua, first day of accelerated service increasing previous transit time by 9 days,  airmail etiquette tied Nottingham cds, correctly rated 1.3d for new service, bs Managua 17/10,

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Date: 1937, Oct 4
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Nicaragua, first day of accelerated service increasing previous transit time by 9 days, airmail etiquette tied Nottingham cds, correctly rated 1.3d for new service, bs Managua 17/10,
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Lot Number: 240

(GB External) London to Rio de Janero, bs 16/4, imprint etiquette cover correctly rated 3/6d (1/- x3 + 6d), canc London cds, fine strike 'Deutsche Luftpost/Europe-Sud Amerika hs, Day and date of arrival confirms DLH seaplane service # L339, plane 'Zyklon'. Image.

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Date: 1938, May 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Rio de Janero, bs 16/4, imprint etiquette cover correctly rated 3/6d (1/- x3 + 6d), canc London cds, fine strike 'Deutsche Luftpost/Europe-Sud Amerika hs, Day and date of arrival confirms DLH seaplane service # L339, plane 'Zyklon'. Image.
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Lot Number: 241

(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: £35.00
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: 242

(GB External) Imperial Airways F/F Third Stage EAMS, London to Cook Islands, bs Rarotonga 29/8, typed  "First Flight/to/Cook Islands/at/1 1/2d Rate"

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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, typed "First Flight/to/Cook Islands/at/1 1/2d Rate"
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Lot Number: 243

(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: £30.00
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: 244

(GB External) F/F Third Stage EAMS England to Papua, NG, Port Moresby, bs 10/8, via Townsville, 8/8, typed endorsement "First Flight/to/Papua/at/1 1/2d rate, franked 1 1/2d.

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Date: 1938, Jul 27
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F Third Stage EAMS England to Papua, NG, Port Moresby, bs 10/8, via Townsville, 8/8, typed endorsement "First Flight/to/Papua/at/1 1/2d rate, franked 1 1/2d.
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Lot Number: 245

(GB External) F/F Third Stage Empire Air Mail Scheme, London to Nauru, 25/8 arrival confirmation ds on front, plain cover franked 1 1/2d,  "First Flight/to/Nauru/at/1 1/2d Rate", Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1938, Jul 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F Third Stage Empire Air Mail Scheme, London to Nauru, 25/8 arrival confirmation ds on front, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, "First Flight/to/Nauru/at/1 1/2d Rate", Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 246

(GB External) F/F Third Stage Empire Air Mail Scheme, London to Nauru, 25/8 arrival confirmation ds on front, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, large black framed 'Empire Air Mail Scheme' cachet, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1938, Jul 27
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: F/F Third Stage Empire Air Mail Scheme, London to Nauru, 25/8 arrival confirmation ds on front, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, large black framed 'Empire Air Mail Scheme' cachet, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 247

(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: £30.00
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: 248

(GB External) First acceptance for Lisbon, bs 31/10,  via Stuttgart and German service, airmail etiquette cover, franked 4d, , Imperial Airways

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Date: 1938, Oct 27
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance for Lisbon, bs 31/10, via Stuttgart and German service, airmail etiquette cover, franked 4d, , Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 249

(GB External) London to Buenos Aires, bs 11/12, 'Leyland' airmail corner cover, correctly rated 4/- with mixed franking KGV 9d x5 + KGVI 3d, red circular German 'Europa-Sud Amerika' flight cachet on front.

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Date: 1938, Dec 6
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Buenos Aires, bs 11/12, 'Leyland' airmail corner cover, correctly rated 4/- with mixed franking KGV 9d x5 + KGVI 3d, red circular German 'Europa-Sud Amerika' flight cachet on front.
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Lot Number: 250

(GB External) Rare first acceptance of "all air" dispatches from GB to Angola, London to Mossamedes, plain cover correctly rated 1/6d canc Sutton Coldfield/Birmingham cds, flown by Aeromaritime to Pointe Noire 19/1, then by newly established Portuguese air service D.T.A. to Loanda 20/1, Lobito 21/1, Lubango 28/1, and finally arriving Mossamades on 30/1 owing to temporary suspension of air service over last leg. A one hundred word typewritten text compiled by Francis Field giving details of this new service with illustrations of all transit date stamps accompanies this lot.. A mouth watering cover with particularly well documented routing. Image.

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Date: 1939, Jan 13
Est. price: £200.00
Category: GB External

Description: Rare first acceptance of "all air" dispatches from GB to Angola, London to Mossamedes, plain cover correctly rated 1/6d canc Sutton Coldfield/Birmingham cds, flown by Aeromaritime to Pointe Noire 19/1, then by newly established Portuguese air service D.T.A. to Loanda 20/1, Lobito 21/1, Lubango 28/1, and finally arriving Mossamades on 30/1 owing to temporary suspension of air service over last leg. A one hundred word typewritten text compiled by Francis Field giving details of this new service with illustrations of all transit date stamps accompanies this lot.. A mouth watering cover with particularly well documented routing. Image.
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