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Lot Number: 251

(GB Internal) BEA/Great Western & Soutern air lines PERMANENT airmail surcharge cachet, Scilly to Penzance. Plain cover franked 2 1/2d canc black rectangular "Letter By BEA/PAID (ms)..........4d".  Scarce, p10, Lister P., Airway Letters of the United Kingdom, 1994.

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Date: 1948, Mar 08
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: BEA/Great Western & Soutern air lines PERMANENT airmail surcharge cachet, Scilly to Penzance. Plain cover franked 2 1/2d canc black rectangular "Letter By BEA/PAID (ms)..........4d". Scarce, p10, Lister P., Airway Letters of the United Kingdom, 1994.
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Lot Number: 252

(GB Internal) Early use of the BEA PERMANENT air surcharge cachet, Scilly to Penzance, which was introduced when BEA took over the service from Great Western and Southern airlines. Plain cover franked 2 1/2d tied by black rectangular "Letter By BEA/PAID (ms)..........5d".  Scarcest of the three permanent hs's, Illustrated p10, Lister P., Airway Letters of the United Kingdom, 1994.

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Date: 1948, Mar 08
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Early use of the BEA PERMANENT air surcharge cachet, Scilly to Penzance, which was introduced when BEA took over the service from Great Western and Southern airlines. Plain cover franked 2 1/2d tied by black rectangular "Letter By BEA/PAID (ms)..........5d". Scarcest of the three permanent hs's, Illustrated p10, Lister P., Airway Letters of the United Kingdom, 1994.
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Lot Number: 253

(GB Internal) Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Beccles to Peterborough, bs, printed souvenir cover, BEA, Very scarce leg.

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Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Beccles to Peterborough, bs, printed souvenir cover, BEA, Very scarce leg.
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Lot Number: 254

(GB Internal) Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Great Yarmouth to Peterborough, bs,official BEA souvenir cover.

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Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £8.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Great Yarmouth to Peterborough, bs,official BEA souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 255

(GB Internal) Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Lowestoft to Peterborough, printed souvenir cover, BEA

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Date: 1948, Jun 1
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Inauguration first helicopter-operated public mail service, Lowestoft to Peterborough, printed souvenir cover, BEA
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Lot Number: 256

(GB Internal) First flight from Inverness to Kirkwall at the new 2 1/2d rate, plain cover franked 2 1/2d canc Sutton Coldfield, Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1949, May 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: First flight from Inverness to Kirkwall at the new 2 1/2d rate, plain cover franked 2 1/2d canc Sutton Coldfield, Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 257

(GB Internal) BEA, F/F extension of Airway Letter Service, Manchester to Liverpool, plain cover franked 2 1/2d, large red framed 'clock' flight cachet.

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Date: 1949, Nov 1
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: BEA, F/F extension of Airway Letter Service, Manchester to Liverpool, plain cover franked 2 1/2d, large red framed 'clock' flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 258

(GB Internal) BEA, first Belfast-London Airway Letter with 6d BEA stamp tied Kensington 16/1 cds, POA in London, also franked KGV 2 1/d, black st line 'To Be Posted On Arrival' hs on front, and black two line 'BEA 16 Jan/Belfast' hs verso.

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Date: 1951, Jan 16
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: BEA, first Belfast-London Airway Letter with 6d BEA stamp tied Kensington 16/1 cds, POA in London, also franked KGV 2 1/d, black st line 'To Be Posted On Arrival' hs on front, and black two line 'BEA 16 Jan/Belfast' hs verso.
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Lot Number: 259

(GB Internal) F/F  Irish sea night air mail service, Belfast to Manchester, special cachet, arrival cds, franked with BEA 6d letter stamp, plain cover, POA, only 150 flown, Aer Lingus

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Date: 1951, Mar 13
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F Irish sea night air mail service, Belfast to Manchester, special cachet, arrival cds, franked with BEA 6d letter stamp, plain cover, POA, only 150 flown, Aer Lingus
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Lot Number: 260

(GB Internal) Permanent surcharge, Scilly Isles to Lands End, franked 6d + 1d and 'Lands End' hs's, cancelled Penzanze 19 June, 2951 on arrival.,

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Date: 1951, Jun 19
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Permanent surcharge, Scilly Isles to Lands End, franked 6d + 1d and 'Lands End' hs's, cancelled Penzanze 19 June, 2951 on arrival.,
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Lot Number: 261

(GB Internal) London Provisional Issue, Penzance to Isles of Scilly, franked 6d,  11d, 1/4d, second issue price increase noted by hand - plus 1d, 1d, 2d respectively, all tied by violet boxed 'BEA/12 Oct 1951/Penzance, also GB KGVI 2 1/2d tied black triangular '694' hs. See scan.

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Date: 1951, Oct 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London Provisional Issue, Penzance to Isles of Scilly, franked 6d, 11d, 1/4d, second issue price increase noted by hand - plus 1d, 1d, 2d respectively, all tied by violet boxed 'BEA/12 Oct 1951/Penzance, also GB KGVI 2 1/2d tied black triangular '694' hs. See scan.
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Lot Number: 262

(GB Internal) BEA Helicopter, London to Birmingham, and Birmingham to London, POA, franked set of 3 BEA labels printed in shield format, fine with official flight cachets

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Date: 1953, Nov 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: BEA Helicopter, London to Birmingham, and Birmingham to London, POA, franked set of 3 BEA labels printed in shield format, fine with official flight cachets
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Lot Number: 263

(GB Internal) London to Southampton, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA.

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Date: 1954, Sep 1
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: London to Southampton, official cover franked FDI BEA 9d, cachet "Increase in Airway Letter Rate/ 1 Sept 1954", POA, BEA.
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Lot Number: 264

(GB Internal) Railway Strike Mail, cover fown fom Linton on Ouse to Northolt, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d canc Brighouse/11 Jne.1955/ Yorkshire'.Scarce, ex Stratton. Includeed are a neat hand drawn map, and info on the four emergency mail routes.

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Date: 1955, Jun 11
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Railway Strike Mail, cover fown fom Linton on Ouse to Northolt, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 2 1/2d canc Brighouse/11 Jne.1955/ Yorkshire'.Scarce, ex Stratton. Includeed are a neat hand drawn map, and info on the four emergency mail routes.
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Lot Number: 265

(GB Internal) First International Conference of the Institute of Nuclear Engineers, cover carried in the rocket 'Grillo' bearing bearing various cachets postmarked Brighton 6th April 1965, also bears a pink cachet confirming it was also flown in Italy during the period 10-17 October 1965.

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Date: 1965, Apr 6
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: First International Conference of the Institute of Nuclear Engineers, cover carried in the rocket 'Grillo' bearing bearing various cachets postmarked Brighton 6th April 1965, also bears a pink cachet confirming it was also flown in Italy during the period 10-17 October 1965.
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Lot Number: 266

(GB Internal) Rare BEA first scheduled passenger service, Dundee to Glasgow, Wotherspoon cover franked 4d POA Paisley 5 Jly 1966 cds, typed  'First Scheduled Passenger/ Service/ Dundee to Glasgow', signed by the pilot and the Lord Provost. Verso "No 4 of 12 flown" and signed J. Wotherspoon.

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Date: 1966, Jul 5
Est. price: £80.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Rare BEA first scheduled passenger service, Dundee to Glasgow, Wotherspoon cover franked 4d POA Paisley 5 Jly 1966 cds, typed 'First Scheduled Passenger/ Service/ Dundee to Glasgow', signed by the pilot and the Lord Provost. Verso "No 4 of 12 flown" and signed J. Wotherspoon.
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Lot Number: 267

(GB Internal) F/F London-Jersey franked FDI  BEA  3/7, 4/3 and 5/2  air letter stamps, mixed franked cover with UK 5d and Jersey 5d, POA, 150 flown. Also umm set of  the 3 air letter stamps. All nicely displayed on album leaf. See image.

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Date: 1970, May 1
Est. price: £18.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F London-Jersey franked FDI BEA 3/7, 4/3 and 5/2 air letter stamps, mixed franked cover with UK 5d and Jersey 5d, POA, 150 flown. Also umm set of the 3 air letter stamps. All nicely displayed on album leaf. See image.
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Lot Number: 268

(GB Internal) 1971 British Postal Strike Emergency Airmail Service January to March 1971, 'Outer Islands Private Local Postal Service', Land's End Airport (Penzance 9 miles)  to Scilly Isles cancelled due to bad weather, plain cover franked LPS 5/-, 10/-, and £1 canc large green dated hand stamp initialled by local postmaster,  large 'Land's End Airport' cachet , 'Emergency Strike Service' and 'Delayed by Bad Weather, and 'Airport Closed/2pm Bad Weather' cachet verso. Attractive and uncommon.

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Date: 1971, Jan 20
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: 1971 British Postal Strike Emergency Airmail Service January to March 1971, 'Outer Islands Private Local Postal Service', Land's End Airport (Penzance 9 miles) to Scilly Isles cancelled due to bad weather, plain cover franked LPS 5/-, 10/-, and £1 canc large green dated hand stamp initialled by local postmaster, large 'Land's End Airport' cachet , 'Emergency Strike Service' and 'Delayed by Bad Weather, and 'Airport Closed/2pm Bad Weather' cachet verso. Attractive and uncommon.
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Lot Number: 269

(GB Internal) 1971 British Postal Strike Emergency Airmail Service January to March 1971, 'Outer Islands Private Local Postal Service', Land's End Airport (Penzance 9 miles)  to Scilly Isles cancelled due to bad weather, plain cover, 10x15cm, franked LPS £1 canc large green Truro Cornwall dated hand stamp,  large 'Land's End Airport/Private Air/Mail Service/First Flight' and red three line 'Flight Cancelled/Airport Closed/2pm Bad Weather' hs. Scarce and uncommon.

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Date: 1971, Jan 20
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: 1971 British Postal Strike Emergency Airmail Service January to March 1971, 'Outer Islands Private Local Postal Service', Land's End Airport (Penzance 9 miles) to Scilly Isles cancelled due to bad weather, plain cover, 10x15cm, franked LPS £1 canc large green Truro Cornwall dated hand stamp, large 'Land's End Airport/Private Air/Mail Service/First Flight' and red three line 'Flight Cancelled/Airport Closed/2pm Bad Weather' hs. Scarce and uncommon.
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Lot Number: 270

(GB Internal) BEA FDI 50p Air Letter Stamp on scheduled flight Jersey to London, arrival ds on front, souvenir cover.

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Date: 1972, Jul 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: BEA FDI 50p Air Letter Stamp on scheduled flight Jersey to London, arrival ds on front, souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 271

(Germany) Instone Air Line, Cologne to London, bs 12/12, via Brussels, buff cover, 21x10cm, dual franked GB 1 1/2d&2d stamps, and Germany nine air stamps values to 3M blue, cancelled six strikes 'Army Post Office/11 Dec 22/S 40', fine strike black st. line 'Air Mail Post' hs, dark blue/black P25 airmail etiquette. Central non invasive ironed vertical fold, see scan.
The Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne, Germany 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: 1922, Dec 11
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Germany

Description: Instone Air Line, Cologne to London, bs 12/12, via Brussels, buff cover, 21x10cm, dual franked GB 1 1/2d&2d stamps, and Germany nine air stamps values to 3M blue, cancelled six strikes 'Army Post Office/11 Dec 22/S 40', fine strike black st. line 'Air Mail Post' hs, dark blue/black P25 airmail etiquette. Central non invasive ironed vertical fold, see scan. The Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne, Germany 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: 272

(Germany) Instone Air Line, Cologne to London, bs 12/12, via Brussels, plain cover, franked GB 1d x2 & 1 1/2d stamps, canc 'Army Post Office/11 Dec 22/S 40', ms 'Cologne-London', dark blue/black P25 airmail etiquette. The Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne, Germany 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. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1923, Jun 26
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Germany

Description: Instone Air Line, Cologne to London, bs 12/12, via Brussels, plain cover, franked GB 1d x2 & 1 1/2d stamps, canc 'Army Post Office/11 Dec 22/S 40', ms 'Cologne-London', dark blue/black P25 airmail etiquette. The Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne, Germany 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. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 273

(Germany) SCADTA "Consular" one cover system, Germany to Colombia, Hamburg to Bogota, bs 2/2/33. , via Barranquilla, 29/12 , where a 30c Scadta "A" 1923 '12mm' consular opt was affixed well clear of other adhesives and cancelled with fine strike red 'Servicio/Scatda/Barranquila/31.XII 1925. The cover was then forwarded to Bogota. A plain cover franked Germany 25pf tied dated Hamburg 5.12.25 cds, black/green "Par Avion/Barranqulla-Neiva" etiquette issued in Berlin for customers in Germany and rated rare by Mair. The one cover system used a single envelope which had to include the appropriated national surface rate. This saved SCADTA time and money as they no longer had to affix the national stamp. Super early item.

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Date: 1925, Dec 5
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Germany

Description: SCADTA "Consular" one cover system, Germany to Colombia, Hamburg to Bogota, bs 2/2/33. , via Barranquilla, 29/12 , where a 30c Scadta "A" 1923 '12mm' consular opt was affixed well clear of other adhesives and cancelled with fine strike red 'Servicio/Scatda/Barranquila/31.XII 1925. The cover was then forwarded to Bogota. A plain cover franked Germany 25pf tied dated Hamburg 5.12.25 cds, black/green "Par Avion/Barranqulla-Neiva" etiquette issued in Berlin for customers in Germany and rated rare by Mair. The one cover system used a single envelope which had to include the appropriated national surface rate. This saved SCADTA time and money as they no longer had to affix the national stamp. Super early item.
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Lot Number: 274

(Germany) Germany to Paraguay, Aeropostale cover pre-printed in Germany (this one with C.G.A. printed in red) postmarked Hamburg December 1st, 1931 with transit b/s Strasbourg December 2nd and Marseille December 3 with Paraguay arrival b/s December 19th (town illegible but addressed to Concepcion).

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Date: 1931, Dec 1
Est. price: £13.00
Category: Germany

Description: Germany to Paraguay, Aeropostale cover pre-printed in Germany (this one with C.G.A. printed in red) postmarked Hamburg December 1st, 1931 with transit b/s Strasbourg December 2nd and Marseille December 3 with Paraguay arrival b/s December 19th (town illegible but addressed to Concepcion).
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Lot Number: 275

(Gold Coast) American Air mail Service, F/F Gold Coast to England via the all air Pan Am FAM 22 West Africa-Brazil-Miami-Lagos-Bathurst service, Accra to Manchester, plain etiquette cover, correctly rated 5/6d for Gold Coast-UK mail, fine strike violet three line "First Flight/Regular Air Mail Service/GOLD COAST-USA" flight cachet, red hexagonal PBC/5/Gold Coast censor mark. Carried by Pan Am 'all the way', first E-W on the new FAM 22 service, then W-E to Lisbon on FAM 18, then BOAC/KLM to London. Crossed the Atlantic twice by air, service discontinued in March 1942. Super wartime item. Image.

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Date: 1941, Dec 23
Est. price: £150.00
Category: Gold Coast

Description: American Air mail Service, F/F Gold Coast to England via the all air Pan Am FAM 22 West Africa-Brazil-Miami-Lagos-Bathurst service, Accra to Manchester, plain etiquette cover, correctly rated 5/6d for Gold Coast-UK mail, fine strike violet three line "First Flight/Regular Air Mail Service/GOLD COAST-USA" flight cachet, red hexagonal PBC/5/Gold Coast censor mark. Carried by Pan Am 'all the way', first E-W on the new FAM 22 service, then W-E to Lisbon on FAM 18, then BOAC/KLM to London. Crossed the Atlantic twice by air, service discontinued in March 1942. Super wartime item. Image.
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Lot Number: 276

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana S.A., experimental period, Athens to Brindisi, clear 'Brindisi/3.11.26/Posta Aerea' arrival ds on front, Drossos corner card franked 2l 1926 air and 60l ordinary canc black  Athens cds. Small non invasive semi circular  filing hole rh edge.

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Date: 1925, Nov 3
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana S.A., experimental period, Athens to Brindisi, clear 'Brindisi/3.11.26/Posta Aerea' arrival ds on front, Drossos corner card franked 2l 1926 air and 60l ordinary canc black Athens cds. Small non invasive semi circular filing hole rh edge.
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Lot Number: 277

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana Vignette, Brindisi -Athens-Constantinople, c1926, mnh. Also example on cover from Greece to Florence posted July 25, 1926. Written up and beautifully displayed on album leaf.See scan.

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Date: 1926, Jul 25
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana Vignette, Brindisi -Athens-Constantinople, c1926, mnh. Also example on cover from Greece to Florence posted July 25, 1926. Written up and beautifully displayed on album leaf.See scan.
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Lot Number: 278

(Greece) F/F Aero Espresso Italiana Brindisi-Athens-Istanbul service, airmail cover franked 1L45 canc Brindisi cds, athens 2/8 arrival cds on front, written up and displayed on album page.also including attractive multicoloured AEI 'winged Mercury' advertising label. See scan.

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Date: 1926, Aug 1
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Greece

Description: F/F Aero Espresso Italiana Brindisi-Athens-Istanbul service, airmail cover franked 1L45 canc Brindisi cds, athens 2/8 arrival cds on front, written up and displayed on album page.also including attractive multicoloured AEI 'winged Mercury' advertising label. See scan.
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Lot Number: 279

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana, Brindisi-Athens-Constantinople service, interim design 3d, 5d, 10d semi official stamps printed on white and on yellow paper (8 stamps), prepared but not issued, umm. Written up and displayed on album leaf.See scan.

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Date: 1926, Aug 16
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana, Brindisi-Athens-Constantinople service, interim design 3d, 5d, 10d semi official stamps printed on white and on yellow paper (8 stamps), prepared but not issued, umm. Written up and displayed on album leaf.See scan.
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Lot Number: 280

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana S.A. pre-stamp period, addressed to London, carried on Athens to Brindisi flight, 'Brindisi/29.9.26/Posta Aerea' arrival ds verso, Drossos cover, franked 3 Dr tied by violet boxed 'Enaipios Par Avion' hs , violet strike large rubber framed "Surtaxe Aerienne/Percue En/Numeraire"  hs (used only between 4th Aug and 12th Nov, 1926),  The surtax hand stamp, and the date of arrival back stamp, confirm that this cover was flown on AEI's fifth and penultimate flight prior to the issue of the four Patagonia postage stamps. Written up and displayed on album page.

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Date: 1926, Sep 29
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana S.A. pre-stamp period, addressed to London, carried on Athens to Brindisi flight, 'Brindisi/29.9.26/Posta Aerea' arrival ds verso, Drossos cover, franked 3 Dr tied by violet boxed 'Enaipios Par Avion' hs , violet strike large rubber framed "Surtaxe Aerienne/Percue En/Numeraire" hs (used only between 4th Aug and 12th Nov, 1926), The surtax hand stamp, and the date of arrival back stamp, confirm that this cover was flown on AEI's fifth and penultimate flight prior to the issue of the four Patagonia postage stamps. Written up and displayed on album page.
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Lot Number: 281

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana, first airmail issue, set of 4, umm. Written up and displayed  on album leaf.See scan.

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Date: 1926, Oct 22
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana, first airmail issue, set of 4, umm. Written up and displayed on album leaf.See scan.
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Lot Number: 282

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana, Patras to USA, bs New York 29/8 carried on F/F revised route Patras to Brindisi, bs 20/8 via Turin 22/8, registerd (abel) cover franked 13Dr (5Dr surface, 8 Dr AEI air surcharge (3D printd matter + 5Dr reg). Turin was distribution centre for USA-Italy mail, from where it would have been forwarded to Genoa to await carriage to USA by ship. Nice item with good routing. Written up and displayed on album page.

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Date: 1929, Aug 17
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana, Patras to USA, bs New York 29/8 carried on F/F revised route Patras to Brindisi, bs 20/8 via Turin 22/8, registerd (abel) cover franked 13Dr (5Dr surface, 8 Dr AEI air surcharge (3D printd matter + 5Dr reg). Turin was distribution centre for USA-Italy mail, from where it would have been forwarded to Genoa to await carriage to USA by ship. Nice item with good routing. Written up and displayed on album page.
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Lot Number: 283

(Greece) F/F Athens to Patras, 22/9 bs and arrival ds on front, Drossos cover franked 1926 3d air and 40l ordinary, violet framed Athens departure hs, Aero Espresso Italiana S.A.

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Date: 1929, Nov 22
Est. price: £16.00
Category: Greece

Description: F/F Athens to Patras, 22/9 bs and arrival ds on front, Drossos cover franked 1926 3d air and 40l ordinary, violet framed Athens departure hs, Aero Espresso Italiana S.A.
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Lot Number: 284

(Greece) Imperial Airways, F/F Athens to Aswan, bs 6/3, also 7/3 arrival cds on front, carried on the inaugural Croydon/Mwanza service, plain cover franked 4l canc Athens cds, and 3l tied by official winged 'Athens-Aswan'  flight inauguration cachet. Image.

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Date: 1931, Mar 4
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Greece

Description: Imperial Airways, F/F Athens to Aswan, bs 6/3, also 7/3 arrival cds on front, carried on the inaugural Croydon/Mwanza service, plain cover franked 4l canc Athens cds, and 3l tied by official winged 'Athens-Aswan' flight inauguration cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 285

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana, Zepplin set of 3, fine used. Written up and displayed  on album leaf.See scan.

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Date: 1933, May 2
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana, Zepplin set of 3, fine used. Written up and displayed on album leaf.See scan.
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Lot Number: 286

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana, Second Airmail issue, mnh. Written up and displayed  on album leaf.See scan.

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Date: 1933, Oct 10
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana, Second Airmail issue, mnh. Written up and displayed on album leaf.See scan.
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Lot Number: 287

(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana combined etiquette and tariff leaflet issued 1/11/1933, written up and displayed on album leaf. See scan.

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Date: 1933, Nov 1
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana combined etiquette and tariff leaflet issued 1/11/1933, written up and displayed on album leaf. See scan.
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Lot Number: 288

(Hungary) Budapest to Portugal, airmail cover franked 52F to passenger on board the SS Esquilino arriving at Trieste, 17/1, via Alexandria 14/1, but with onward address in Massama, Portugal, bilingual Hungarian etquette tied by two line '**********/UT JAN ADATOTTFEL' instructional cachet, Egyptian currency mark on front. Underpaid 'T' h/s with ms '53', a real puzzle. The SS Esquilino was a passenger ship belonging to the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company Ltd. Image.

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Date: 1939, Jan 11
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Hungary

Description: Budapest to Portugal, airmail cover franked 52F to passenger on board the SS Esquilino arriving at Trieste, 17/1, via Alexandria 14/1, but with onward address in Massama, Portugal, bilingual Hungarian etquette tied by two line '**********/UT JAN ADATOTTFEL' instructional cachet, Egyptian currency mark on front. Underpaid 'T' h/s with ms '53', a real puzzle. The SS Esquilino was a passenger ship belonging to the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company Ltd. Image.
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Lot Number: 289

(India) INDIA - FIRST AERIAL POST - U. P. EXHIBITION: 1911 (18 Feb) envelope  franked 2a tied near fine strike of ?FIRST AERIAL POST/U. P. EXHIBITION ALLAHABAD? cachet in purple to Calcutta with Allahabad & Calcutta cds?s on rear. A scarce item, see back and fronts scans on website.

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Date: 1911, Feb 18
Est. price: £375.00
Category: India

Description: INDIA - FIRST AERIAL POST - U. P. EXHIBITION: 1911 (18 Feb) envelope franked 2a tied near fine strike of ?FIRST AERIAL POST/U. P. EXHIBITION ALLAHABAD? cachet in purple to Calcutta with Allahabad & Calcutta cds?s on rear. A scarce item, see back and fronts scans on website.
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Lot Number: 290

(India) RAF Pageant Demonstration Flights, Delhi to Peshawar, superb strike special 'Royal Air Force Display/Peshawar/24.2.27' arrival ds, plain cover franked 1a verso, canc special 'Royal Air Force Display/Delhi/22.2.27' cds. Top corner edge nick, does not detract.

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Date: 1927, Feb 23
Est. price: £55.00
Category: India

Description: RAF Pageant Demonstration Flights, Delhi to Peshawar, superb strike special 'Royal Air Force Display/Peshawar/24.2.27' arrival ds, plain cover franked 1a verso, canc special 'Royal Air Force Display/Delhi/22.2.27' cds. Top corner edge nick, does not detract.
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Lot Number: 291

(India) First issue of Indian Air Mail label inscribed 'Air Mail' in white on blue background, Basra-Cairo airpost, Karachi to London, no arrival ds, via Basra  23/3, buff envelope with printed 'Air Mail/Basra-Cairo' in red,  franked 5 annas, canc Karachi cds, black double ring 'By Air' hs.

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Date: 1928, Mar 16
Est. price: £40.00
Category: India

Description: First issue of Indian Air Mail label inscribed 'Air Mail' in white on blue background, Basra-Cairo airpost, Karachi to London, no arrival ds, via Basra 23/3, buff envelope with printed 'Air Mail/Basra-Cairo' in red, franked 5 annas, canc Karachi cds, black double ring 'By Air' hs.
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Lot Number: 292

(India) First combined Basra-Cairo and Marseilles-London airmail service, Bombay to London, buff envelope with 'Marseilles-London Air Service' printed in red in top lh corner, franked 5 annas canc Bombay cds, black double ring 'By Air' hs, pair tied dark blue/white airmail etiquettes. Scarce item in very fine condition.

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Date: 1928, May 4
Est. price: £125.00
Category: India

Description: First combined Basra-Cairo and Marseilles-London airmail service, Bombay to London, buff envelope with 'Marseilles-London Air Service' printed in red in top lh corner, franked 5 annas canc Bombay cds, black double ring 'By Air' hs, pair tied dark blue/white airmail etiquettes. Scarce item in very fine condition.
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Lot Number: 293

(India) Indo-Burma Flight, By Dutch Plane, 1st Official Mail, 1/4 anna PSC addressed to Genral Ridgeway and tied Park Street/ Calcutta, Sep 20 1928 postmark, to PSE Rangoon G.P.O. Sep 21 1928, arival cds on front. Card signed by Stephen H. Smith and carried on the Calcutta, India-Rangoon, Burma, leg of K.L.M. Royal Dutch Airlines 1st Official Experimental Airmail from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Batavia, Java, Dutch East Indies, by Captain G. A. Koppen.

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Date: 1928, Sep 20
Est. price: £185.00
Category: India

Description: Indo-Burma Flight, By Dutch Plane, 1st Official Mail, 1/4 anna PSC addressed to Genral Ridgeway and tied Park Street/ Calcutta, Sep 20 1928 postmark, to PSE Rangoon G.P.O. Sep 21 1928, arival cds on front. Card signed by Stephen H. Smith and carried on the Calcutta, India-Rangoon, Burma, leg of K.L.M. Royal Dutch Airlines 1st Official Experimental Airmail from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Batavia, Java, Dutch East Indies, by Captain G. A. Koppen.
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Lot Number: 294

(India) GERMAN WORLD FLIGHT - CALCUTTA TO AKYAB; Feb. 1929 ?BARON VON KOENIG/BOY PILOT? PC to Calcutta franked India KGV ½a tied by Calcutta d.s., straight line 'Akyab, 5-2-29 confirmatory arrival hs, framed ?DELAYED BY/UNFAVOURABLE/WEATHER. LEFT/?5th? FEBRUARY? with a total of 41 covers flown. Rare. Signed (not facsimile) Stephen Smith 11/2/29.

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Date: 1929, Jan 15
Est. price: £285.00
Category: India

Description: GERMAN WORLD FLIGHT - CALCUTTA TO AKYAB; Feb. 1929 ?BARON VON KOENIG/BOY PILOT? PC to Calcutta franked India KGV ½a tied by Calcutta d.s., straight line 'Akyab, 5-2-29 confirmatory arrival hs, framed ?DELAYED BY/UNFAVOURABLE/WEATHER. LEFT/?5th? FEBRUARY? with a total of 41 covers flown. Rare. Signed (not facsimile) Stephen Smith 11/2/29.
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Lot Number: 295

(India) HADLEY & PRATT AMERICAN WORLDS FLIGHT; Calcutta to Rangoon, 3/4/31 arrival cds on front,  cover with cachet indicating flight by Ross Hadley & John Pratt (USA) and with ?Held up till 1st April,/Owing to unforeseen circumstances.? cachet on front and ?John E.Pratt? signature below, see scan.  Scarce.

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Date: 1931, Apr 1
Est. price: £275.00
Category: India

Description: HADLEY & PRATT AMERICAN WORLDS FLIGHT; Calcutta to Rangoon, 3/4/31 arrival cds on front, cover with cachet indicating flight by Ross Hadley & John Pratt (USA) and with ?Held up till 1st April,/Owing to unforeseen circumstances.? cachet on front and ?John E.Pratt? signature below, see scan. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 296

(India) F/F India Transcontinental Airways, New Delhi to Cawnpore, bs 8/7, airmail etiquette cover franked 3a 3p, black framed 'Karachi-Calcutta/8 Jul.33/First Airmail' cachet front and verso.

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Date: 1933, Jul 7
Est. price: £18.00
Category: India

Description: F/F India Transcontinental Airways, New Delhi to Cawnpore, bs 8/7, airmail etiquette cover franked 3a 3p, black framed 'Karachi-Calcutta/8 Jul.33/First Airmail' cachet front and verso.
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Lot Number: 297

(India) F/F India Transcontinental Airways, Cawnpore to Asansol, bs 8/7, airmail etiquette cover franked 3a 3p, black framed 'Karachi-Calcutta/7 Jul.33/First Airmail' cachet front and verso.

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Date: 1933, Jul 8
Est. price: £25.00
Category: India

Description: F/F India Transcontinental Airways, Cawnpore to Asansol, bs 8/7, airmail etiquette cover franked 3a 3p, black framed 'Karachi-Calcutta/7 Jul.33/First Airmail' cachet front and verso.
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Lot Number: 298

(India) India to Indo-China, THE RAMNAD ESTATE TO SAIGON, by Air Orient weekly flight which left Calcutta 15/8 and arrived Saigon 17/8 (b/s). Airmail etiquette cover franked 7 ½ As. Uncommon origin. The estate of Ramnad was a permanently settled  estate that existed in the Madura district from 1801 to 1949,  ref Wikipedia.

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Date: 1933, Aug 10
Est. price: £50.00
Category: India

Description: India to Indo-China, THE RAMNAD ESTATE TO SAIGON, by Air Orient weekly flight which left Calcutta 15/8 and arrived Saigon 17/8 (b/s). Airmail etiquette cover franked 7 ½ As. Uncommon origin. The estate of Ramnad was a permanently settled estate that existed in the Madura district from 1801 to 1949, ref Wikipedia.
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Lot Number: 299

(India) Airmail cover India to China, AMIRA KIDAL TO SHANGHAI, by the Air Orient weekly flight which left Calcutta c26/9 and arrived Saigon 28/9 (b/s), on to Hanoi 2 /10 (b/s), delivered Shanghai 9 /11 (bs). Plain etiquette registered (label) cover addressed to the Eurasia Aviation Corporation Shanghai, ms 'By Air', franked 11 ½ As for 3 ½ A UPU rate 3A registration and 5 annas air fee to Indo-China. AMIRA KIDAL is a rare origin of great historical significance, see Wikipedia.

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Date: 1933, Sep 13
Est. price: £100.00
Category: India

Description: Airmail cover India to China, AMIRA KIDAL TO SHANGHAI, by the Air Orient weekly flight which left Calcutta c26/9 and arrived Saigon 28/9 (b/s), on to Hanoi 2 /10 (b/s), delivered Shanghai 9 /11 (bs). Plain etiquette registered (label) cover addressed to the Eurasia Aviation Corporation Shanghai, ms 'By Air', franked 11 ½ As for 3 ½ A UPU rate 3A registration and 5 annas air fee to Indo-China. AMIRA KIDAL is a rare origin of great historical significance, see Wikipedia.
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Lot Number: 300

(India) India to Indo-China, KOTTALYUR TO SAIGON, by Air Orient weekly flight which left Calcutta 26/9 and arrived Saigon 28/9 (private arrival ds). Plain etiquette cover franked 8 ½ As. Uncommon origin -Kottaiyur is a suburb of Karaikudi located in northern part of Karaikudi town in Sivaganga district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, ref Wikipedia.

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Date: 1933, Sep 23
Est. price: £50.00
Category: India

Description: India to Indo-China, KOTTALYUR TO SAIGON, by Air Orient weekly flight which left Calcutta 26/9 and arrived Saigon 28/9 (private arrival ds). Plain etiquette cover franked 8 ½ As. Uncommon origin -Kottaiyur is a suburb of Karaikudi located in northern part of Karaikudi town in Sivaganga district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, ref Wikipedia.
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