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Lot Number: 251

(Hawaii) Pan Am pioneer Trans-Pacific service FAM 14 F/F Honolulu to Hong Kong, bs 28/4, official black flight cachet.

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Date: 1937, Apr 27
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Hawaii

Description: Pan Am pioneer Trans-Pacific service FAM 14 F/F Honolulu to Hong Kong, bs 28/4, official black flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 252

(Hawaii) F/F FAM 19, Honolulu to Canton Island, cachet, b/s, Pan Am

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Date: 1940, Jul 14
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Hawaii

Description: F/F FAM 19, Honolulu to Canton Island, cachet, b/s, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 253

(Hawaii) Johnston Island, Hawaii to Colarado Springs, airmail "Transpacific Airmal "cover with imprint Hawaii Coat of Arms, franked 30c, violet "Fee Claimed/Colo Springs, CO"

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Date: 1941, Mar 26
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Hawaii

Description: Johnston Island, Hawaii to Colarado Springs, airmail "Transpacific Airmal "cover with imprint Hawaii Coat of Arms, franked 30c, violet "Fee Claimed/Colo Springs, CO"
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Lot Number: 254

(Honduras) ? Pioneer airmail cover, addressed to Roessler, New Jersey. bears Honduras 1923 6c stamp (postmark illegible), early 'Via Airplane ' label and fine black oval 'Landing Field/Tel Honduras hs.
Possibly 1925 Tegucigalpa to Tela experimental flight (Muller #2) - one for the expert!

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Date: 1925, Jan 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Honduras

Description: ? Pioneer airmail cover, addressed to Roessler, New Jersey. bears Honduras 1923 6c stamp (postmark illegible), early 'Via Airplane ' label and fine black oval 'Landing Field/Tel Honduras hs. Possibly 1925 Tegucigalpa to Tela experimental flight (Muller #2) - one for the expert!
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Lot Number: 255

(Hong Kong) Trans Pacific F/F FAM 14 by 'Hong Kong' then 'China' Clipper to San Francisco, bs 4/5, attractive 'Trans-Pacific' souvenir cover with embossed 'Rising Sun' logo, franked $2, 50c & 30c canc Hong Kong Airmail cds, fine strike official blue flight cachet, Pan Am.

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Date: 1937, Apr 29
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Hong Kong

Description: Trans Pacific F/F FAM 14 by 'Hong Kong' then 'China' Clipper to San Francisco, bs 4/5, attractive 'Trans-Pacific' souvenir cover with embossed 'Rising Sun' logo, franked $2, 50c & 30c canc Hong Kong Airmail cds, fine strike official blue flight cachet, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 256

(Hong Kong) Qantas Skymaster survey flight, Hong Kong to Sydney, 21/3 arrival ds on front, official company cover with embossed Qantas winged logo on flap, franked Hong Kong 5c canc 19 MR 49 cds, large red/white Qantas Hong Kong-Sydney vignette,signed by the pilot, Capt. EC Sims.

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Date: 1949, Mar 19
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Hong Kong

Description: Qantas Skymaster survey flight, Hong Kong to Sydney, 21/3 arrival ds on front, official company cover with embossed Qantas winged logo on flap, franked Hong Kong 5c canc 19 MR 49 cds, large red/white Qantas Hong Kong-Sydney vignette,signed by the pilot, Capt. EC Sims.
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Lot Number: 257

(Hong Kong) Neat and fine green/cream printed 'Forces Airmail/Par Avion' envelope with embossed green 'Kings Shropshire Light Infantry' logo on flap, franked 2 1/2d canc (army) PO to England, 24/8/51 arrival ds on front, posted from SS Empire Fowey, Kowloon. She served as a troopship until 1960, and also carried servicemen's families to the naval dockyard on Singapore in the early 1950's.

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Date: 1951, Aug 20
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Hong Kong

Description: Neat and fine green/cream printed 'Forces Airmail/Par Avion' envelope with embossed green 'Kings Shropshire Light Infantry' logo on flap, franked 2 1/2d canc (army) PO to England, 24/8/51 arrival ds on front, posted from SS Empire Fowey, Kowloon. She served as a troopship until 1960, and also carried servicemen's families to the naval dockyard on Singapore in the early 1950's.
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Lot Number: 258

(India) Bombay-Karachi, 7th flight northwards flown by RAF Squadron 97, registered (label verso)  cover franked  10 1/2a, canc special "Bombay/6 Mar 20/Air Post'' cds, typed 'Via Bombay-Karachi Air Mail/Registered'. Lack of public support forced the govt to cancel this service after this, the seventh and last, flight..

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Date: 1920, Feb 15
Est. price: £75.00
Category: India

Description: Bombay-Karachi, 7th flight northwards flown by RAF Squadron 97, registered (label verso) cover franked 10 1/2a, canc special "Bombay/6 Mar 20/Air Post'' cds, typed 'Via Bombay-Karachi Air Mail/Registered'. Lack of public support forced the govt to cancel this service after this, the seventh and last, flight..
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Lot Number: 259

(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: £40.00
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: 260

(India) Imperial Airways, Bombay to London via the Cairo-Basra air mail service, bs 2/6,  special printed 'Via Air \Mail Service URGENT/Basra-Cairo' corner cover, frankeed 5 annas canc Bombay cds tied by fine strike red framed 'Air Mail Service/Basra-Cairo/9Karachi GPO'

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Date: 1927, May 26
Est. price: £45.00
Category: India

Description: Imperial Airways, Bombay to London via the Cairo-Basra air mail service, bs 2/6, special printed 'Via Air \Mail Service URGENT/Basra-Cairo' corner cover, frankeed 5 annas canc Bombay cds tied by fine strike red framed 'Air Mail Service/Basra-Cairo/9Karachi GPO'
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Lot Number: 261

(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: £250.00
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: 262

(India) Bengal Air Transport Co, experimental air service Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling, unfranked newspaper wrapper to Darjeeling, inscribed "Press Packet/The Englishman/Per Bengal Air Transport Co." The intention of this short lived flight, partly sponsored by Imperial Airways, was to test the possibility of a permanent Calcutta-Darjeeling service. Due to bad weather, the flight had to terminate at Siliguri, and continue to Darjeeling by car. The pilot was Neville Vintcent.  Certified by Stephen Smith Genuine flown copy (ref ref Brown J, Indian Air Mails, 1995, #29-32).  A scarce historical item in superb condition.

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Date: 1929, May 21
Est. price: £375.00
Category: India

Description: Bengal Air Transport Co, experimental air service Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling, unfranked newspaper wrapper to Darjeeling, inscribed "Press Packet/The Englishman/Per Bengal Air Transport Co." The intention of this short lived flight, partly sponsored by Imperial Airways, was to test the possibility of a permanent Calcutta-Darjeeling service. Due to bad weather, the flight had to terminate at Siliguri, and continue to Darjeeling by car. The pilot was Neville Vintcent. Certified by Stephen Smith Genuine flown copy (ref ref Brown J, Indian Air Mails, 1995, #29-32). A scarce historical item in superb condition.
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Lot Number: 263

(India) Return First Experimental England-Australia flight, Calcutta to Delhi, special red boxed "First Flight/Australia-England/Delivery/Delhi 4-5-31" arrival cachet on front, red/buff/blue "First Experimental Flight/By Imperial Airways" Kapur souvenir cover, franked 3a, Imperial Airways. Small mail - only 123 were flown from Calcutta to Delhi.

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Date: 1931, May 1
Est. price: £45.00
Category: India

Description: Return First Experimental England-Australia flight, Calcutta to Delhi, special red boxed "First Flight/Australia-England/Delivery/Delhi 4-5-31" arrival cachet on front, red/buff/blue "First Experimental Flight/By Imperial Airways" Kapur souvenir cover, franked 3a, Imperial Airways. Small mail - only 123 were flown from Calcutta to Delhi.
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Lot Number: 264

(India) Neville Vincent flying for TATA Airways, return flight from Bombay to Karachi, bs 19/10, imprint etiquette Somake souvenir cover,  franked 6 annas canc Bombay cds, 'First Flight/Bombay-Karachi Air Mail' cachet, black two line 'Madras-Karachi/ Air Mail Service, First Flight', and black framed 'Madras-Karach/19 Oct 32/First/Airmail' arrival cachet,

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Date: 1932, Oct 17
Est. price: £30.00
Category: India

Description: Neville Vincent flying for TATA Airways, return flight from Bombay to Karachi, bs 19/10, imprint etiquette Somake souvenir cover, franked 6 annas canc Bombay cds, 'First Flight/Bombay-Karachi Air Mail' cachet, black two line 'Madras-Karachi/ Air Mail Service, First Flight', and black framed 'Madras-Karach/19 Oct 32/First/Airmail' arrival cachet,
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Lot Number: 265

(India) England-India extension from Karachi to Calcutta, London to Allahabad, bs 8/7, red/white/blue souvenir cover, IAW/ITCA'

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

Description: England-India extension from Karachi to Calcutta, London to Allahabad, bs 8/7, red/white/blue souvenir cover, IAW/ITCA'
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Lot Number: 266

(India) F/F Imperial Airways/ Indian Trans-Continental Airways GB to India, London to Calcutta, bs Cooinoor 10/7, uncommon destination.

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

Description: F/F Imperial Airways/ Indian Trans-Continental Airways GB to India, London to Calcutta, bs Cooinoor 10/7, uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 267

(India) IAW connects with ITCA, LONDON to DELHI, 8/7 arrival ds on front and verso, carried on F/F Karachi to Calcutta Extension, B&W PC franked 4d (postcard rate), Imperial Airways/Indian Trans-Continental Airways. Airmail PC's are much scarcer than letters.

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Date: 1933, Jul 1
Est. price: £30.00
Category: India

Description: IAW connects with ITCA, LONDON to DELHI, 8/7 arrival ds on front and verso, carried on F/F Karachi to Calcutta Extension, B&W PC franked 4d (postcard rate), Imperial Airways/Indian Trans-Continental Airways. Airmail PC's are much scarcer than letters.
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Lot Number: 268

(India) F/F India Transcontinental Airways, return flight, Calcutta to Allahabad, bs 11/7, red/white/blue souvenir cover franked 3a 3p, black framed 'Calcutta-Karachi/11 Jul.33/First Airmail' cachet verso. Only 4 flown, Newall 33.13Ae1.

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Date: 1933, Jul 4
Est. price: £65.00
Category: India

Description: F/F India Transcontinental Airways, return flight, Calcutta to Allahabad, bs 11/7, red/white/blue souvenir cover franked 3a 3p, black framed 'Calcutta-Karachi/11 Jul.33/First Airmail' cachet verso. Only 4 flown, Newall 33.13Ae1.
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Lot Number: 269

(India) F/F Calcutta to London flown IW 223, the first westbound service after extension of route from Karachi to Calcutta (see Wingent), black boxed Calcutta-Karachi cachet (verso), official three colour souvenir map cover,  India Trans-Continental Airways/Imperial Airways, closed non invasie rh edge tear, see scan.non small mail.

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Date: 1933, Jul 10
Est. price: £25.00
Category: India

Description: F/F Calcutta to London flown IW 223, the first westbound service after extension of route from Karachi to Calcutta (see Wingent), black boxed Calcutta-Karachi cachet (verso), official three colour souvenir map cover, India Trans-Continental Airways/Imperial Airways, closed non invasie rh edge tear, see scan.non small mail.
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Lot Number: 270

(India) F/F extension of air service to Rangoon, b/s, 9 pies PSC with additional 1 anna, canc Calcutta cds, large Stephen Smith authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1933, Sep 30
Est. price: £75.00
Category: India

Description: F/F extension of air service to Rangoon, b/s, 9 pies PSC with additional 1 anna, canc Calcutta cds, large Stephen Smith authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 271

(India) Bombay to Tatanagar, bs 25/2, plain cover franked 2 annas, tied rectangular ' Use the Air Mail/24-Feb-35/Nagpur' advert as canceller, red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Bombay-Calcutta/25thvFebruary 1935'. Uncommon destination.

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Date: 1935, Feb 25
Est. price: £18.00
Category: India

Description: Bombay to Tatanagar, bs 25/2, plain cover franked 2 annas, tied rectangular ' Use the Air Mail/24-Feb-35/Nagpur' advert as canceller, red boxed "Demonstration Flight/ First Direct Airmail/Bombay-Calcutta/25thvFebruary 1935'. Uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 272

(India) India to Germany, Lahore to Mulhausen, private 21 Okt 1936 arrival hs verso, 9P India PSC with additional 3P & 3 annas franked Lahore cds, fine strike large black framed 'Use The Air Mail/and Save Time/13 Oct 36/Lahore' hs.

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Date: 1936, Oct 12
Est. price: £18.00
Category: India

Description: India to Germany, Lahore to Mulhausen, private 21 Okt 1936 arrival hs verso, 9P India PSC with additional 3P & 3 annas franked Lahore cds, fine strike large black framed 'Use The Air Mail/and Save Time/13 Oct 36/Lahore' hs.
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Lot Number: 273

(India) F/F Indo-Ceylon Xmas flight, Bombay to Colombo, b/s, two different official flight cachets.

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Date: 1936, Dec 21
Est. price: £12.00
Category: India

Description: F/F Indo-Ceylon Xmas flight, Bombay to Colombo, b/s, two different official flight cachets.
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Lot Number: 274

(India) F/F Madras to Ceylon, Indo-Ceylon Special Christmas Flight, black boxed cachet, souvenir 'map' cover, TATA

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Date: 1936, Dec 23
Est. price: £12.00
Category: India

Description: F/F Madras to Ceylon, Indo-Ceylon Special Christmas Flight, black boxed cachet, souvenir 'map' cover, TATA
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Lot Number: 275

(India) Special Christmas flight, Madras to Colombo, black rectangular cachet, b/s, souvenir "map" cover, TATA

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Date: 1936, Dec 23
Est. price: £15.00
Category: India

Description: Special Christmas flight, Madras to Colombo, black rectangular cachet, b/s, souvenir "map" cover, TATA
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Lot Number: 276

(India) Mac Robertson Air Race, Calcutta to Rangoon, bs 29/10, franked India 9p, canc Mingaladon Cantonment, Burma cds, confirmatory green/black vignette tied by violet five line "MacRobertson/International/Air race/1934/England-Australia" cachet,. CARRIED BY MCGREGOR & WALKER in Miles Hawk Major, AAMC 440a. Stephen Smith authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1934, Oct 20
Est. price: £300.00
Category: India

Description: Mac Robertson Air Race, Calcutta to Rangoon, bs 29/10, franked India 9p, canc Mingaladon Cantonment, Burma cds, confirmatory green/black vignette tied by violet five line "MacRobertson/International/Air race/1934/England-Australia" cachet,. CARRIED BY MCGREGOR & WALKER in Miles Hawk Major, AAMC 440a. Stephen Smith authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 277

(India) WWII censored airmail from Sialkot to Johannesburg, carried to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Commercial corner single rate cover franked 14 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi  triangular censor mark,

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Date: 1940, Nov 10
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored airmail from Sialkot to Johannesburg, carried to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Commercial corner single rate cover franked 14 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi triangular censor mark,
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Lot Number: 278

(India) WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x17cm, franked  8R 14annas 6 p(KGVI 14 As x10 + 2As 6p), sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark. Correctly franked annas for inclusive x9 weight franking. Some top edge crumple, see scan..

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Date: 1941, Sep 4
Est. price: £75.00
Category: India

Description: WWII high franked censored airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried from Bombay to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the emergency Horseshoe Flying Boat Route established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Airmail etiquette commercial corner cover, 23x17cm, franked 8R 14annas 6 p(KGVI 14 As x10 + 2As 6p), sealed red/white India OBC sensor tape tied by India black triangular censor mark. Correctly franked annas for inclusive x9 weight franking. Some top edge crumple, see scan..
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Lot Number: 279

(India) WWII censored registered (label) airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Commercial corner double rate cover correctly franked 28 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi  triangular censor mark. Fine.

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Date: 1941, Sep 25
Est. price: £30.00
Category: India

Description: WWII censored registered (label) airmail from Bombay to Johannesburg, carried to Karachi by Indian National Airways and from Karachi to Johannesburg by BOAC over the EMERGENCY HORSESHOE FLYING BOAT ROUTE established after Italy entered the War in June 1940. Commercial corner double rate cover correctly franked 28 annas, sealed India crown over OBC censor tape tied triangular black Karachi triangular censor mark. Fine.
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Lot Number: 280

(India) First clipper airmail flight Calcutta to San Francisco, bs.

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Date: 1947, Jul 3
Est. price: £6.00
Category: India

Description: First clipper airmail flight Calcutta to San Francisco, bs.
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Lot Number: 281

(India) F/F  Clipper flight Calcutta to Tokyo, blue cachet, Pan Am etiquette, purple b/s, airmail cover, Pan Am

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Date: 1948, Jul 6
Est. price: £15.00
Category: India

Description: F/F Clipper flight Calcutta to Tokyo, blue cachet, Pan Am etiquette, purple b/s, airmail cover, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 282

(India) Flown cover commemorating 50th anniversary First Aerial Post from Allahbad to Naini, special cachets, official printed long cover showing photograph of Henri Pequet and Humber bi-plane. Image.

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Date: 1961, Feb 18
Est. price: £10.00
Category: India

Description: Flown cover commemorating 50th anniversary First Aerial Post from Allahbad to Naini, special cachets, official printed long cover showing photograph of Henri Pequet and Humber bi-plane. Image.
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Lot Number: 283

(India) Air India, F/F Bombay to Entebbe, bs 31/10, attractive souvenir cover , official F/F cachet.

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Date: 1968, Oct 31
Est. price: £8.00
Category: India

Description: Air India, F/F Bombay to Entebbe, bs 31/10, attractive souvenir cover , official F/F cachet.
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Lot Number: 284

(India) Air India 747 F/F Bombay to Dubai  bs 4/8, attractive souvenir cover franked 2.00, nice strike violet framed flight cachet.

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Date: 1976, Aug 4
Est. price: £20.00
Category: India

Description: Air India 747 F/F Bombay to Dubai bs 4/8, attractive souvenir cover franked 2.00, nice strike violet framed flight cachet.
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Lot Number: 285

(Interruptions and Accidents) F/F, Buenos Aires to Miami, and on to Texas, franked 25c canc "Aeropostale BA" machine cancel, red/black boxed NYRBA cachet, green "Via/NYRBA(in arrow)/Aerea" hs, no b/s, NYRBA. Involved in all three crashes of this flight. The first was at Porto Alegre. The second was on landing at Santos where mail from Argentina, Uruguay, Porto Alegre had to be unloaded and, together with mail from Santos, rushed 200 miles by car, over mountain roads to Rio. Here it was transferred, along with the Rio mail, to a third machine which took off for Bahia, chased by the Rio harbour police who had a warrant to impound NYRBA's mail because of an unsettled legal dispute with ETA. The third crash occurred on take off at Bahia following a stop to load further mail. This item is also an 'outlaw' cover because NYRBA had no FAM contract with the USPO guaranteeing that their mail would receive continuing air mail service once it had cleared th first US port of entry.

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Date:1930, Feb 19
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: F/F, Buenos Aires to Miami, and on to Texas, franked 25c canc "Aeropostale BA" machine cancel, red/black boxed NYRBA cachet, green "Via/NYRBA(in arrow)/Aerea" hs, no b/s, NYRBA. Involved in all three crashes of this flight. The first was at Porto Alegre. The second was on landing at Santos where mail from Argentina, Uruguay, Porto Alegre had to be unloaded and, together with mail from Santos, rushed 200 miles by car, over mountain roads to Rio. Here it was transferred, along with the Rio mail, to a third machine which took off for Bahia, chased by the Rio harbour police who had a warrant to impound NYRBA's mail because of an unsettled legal dispute with ETA. The third crash occurred on take off at Bahia following a stop to load further mail. This item is also an 'outlaw' cover because NYRBA had no FAM contract with the USPO guaranteeing that their mail would receive continuing air mail service once it had cleared th first US port of entry.
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Lot Number: 286

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted flight, Kenya To UK, JERICHO TO LONDON posted 17/8 then by surface to Kisumu to catch Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN25 ( 'City of Alexandria') leaving Kisumu 26/8 where mail was transferred to 'City of Glasgow', but engine trouble caused her to remain overnight at Atbara. She departed 29/8, one day late, but flew through to Cairo that day, omitting the overnight stop at Wadi Halfa, and thereby arrived Cairo on schedule on 29/8. The service was then further delayed awaiting the arrival of the India service IW125, which was running one day late. The African and Indian mail departed Alexandria on 31/8 and arrived Croydon one day late on 2/9 (see Post Office Daily List Tuesday, September 1, 1931). Also the first northbound Africa service by Satyrus. Two other covers are known.

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Date:1931, Aug 26
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Interrupted flight, Kenya To UK, JERICHO TO LONDON posted 17/8 then by surface to Kisumu to catch Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN25 ( 'City of Alexandria') leaving Kisumu 26/8 where mail was transferred to 'City of Glasgow', but engine trouble caused her to remain overnight at Atbara. She departed 29/8, one day late, but flew through to Cairo that day, omitting the overnight stop at Wadi Halfa, and thereby arrived Cairo on schedule on 29/8. The service was then further delayed awaiting the arrival of the India service IW125, which was running one day late. The African and Indian mail departed Alexandria on 31/8 and arrived Croydon one day late on 2/9 (see Post Office Daily List Tuesday, September 1, 1931). Also the first northbound Africa service by Satyrus. Two other covers are known.
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Lot Number: 287

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted flight, Kenya To Northern Rhodesia, KISUMU TO BROKEN HILL, Imperial Airways Africa southbound service AS49 departed Nairobi 13/2 two days late because the Brindisi flight departed one day late on 6/2 (reason unknown), and the ongoing flight by Short Calcutta 'City of Swanage'  suffered a mechanical breakdown causing an unscheduled overnight stop at Malakal thus causing the City of Coventry and the City of Baghdad to arrive two days late at Mbeya and at Broken Hill bs 14/1 respectively. Plain airmail etiquette cover RATED 45c (15c, 30c). One other cover is known.

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Date:1932, Feb 10
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Interrupted flight, Kenya To Northern Rhodesia, KISUMU TO BROKEN HILL, Imperial Airways Africa southbound service AS49 departed Nairobi 13/2 two days late because the Brindisi flight departed one day late on 6/2 (reason unknown), and the ongoing flight by Short Calcutta 'City of Swanage' suffered a mechanical breakdown causing an unscheduled overnight stop at Malakal thus causing the City of Coventry and the City of Baghdad to arrive two days late at Mbeya and at Broken Hill bs 14/1 respectively. Plain airmail etiquette cover RATED 45c (15c, 30c). One other cover is known.
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Lot Number: 288

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted flight, South Africa To USA, DURBAN TO NEW YORK, Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN79 left Jo'burg one day late on 8/9 and arrived London 19/9, and then on by sea to New York 28/9 (dated private arrival hs). A further day was lost at Beaufort West because of very bad weather but the City of Jodhpur had made up time when it arrived at Kisumu and thereafter, by only making a 'one night stop' (at Broken Hill) instead of the normal two (by overflying Salisbury and Mbeya), the schedule was regained and the cover arrived in London on schedule. Capt Wilson flew Jo'burg to Broken Hill then Capt Caspareuthus took over to Kisumu (ref 
The Cape Argus, date unknown). Corner cover RATED 2/6 (6d, 1/- x2), airmail 
etiquette annulled by red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London. One other cover is known.

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Date:1932, Sep 16
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Interrupted flight, South Africa To USA, DURBAN TO NEW YORK, Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN79 left Jo'burg one day late on 8/9 and arrived London 19/9, and then on by sea to New York 28/9 (dated private arrival hs). A further day was lost at Beaufort West because of very bad weather but the City of Jodhpur had made up time when it arrived at Kisumu and thereafter, by only making a 'one night stop' (at Broken Hill) instead of the normal two (by overflying Salisbury and Mbeya), the schedule was regained and the cover arrived in London on schedule. Capt Wilson flew Jo'burg to Broken Hill then Capt Caspareuthus took over to Kisumu (ref The Cape Argus, date unknown). Corner cover RATED 2/6 (6d, 1/- x2), airmail etiquette annulled by red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London. One other cover is known.
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Lot Number: 289

(Interruptions and Accidents) South Africa to Germany. By flight leaving 30 August,  Imperial Airways Africa Northbound service AN130 which arrived Athens 7 September. On by Lufthansa, delivered 9 September (firms chop). Franked 6d for air rate. DELAY. Service AN 130 delayed one day at Athens . It was flown by service AN 130, operated by the HP42 Horsa, which departed Khartoum 06.00 on 5 Sept. and arrived Cairo 6th where the service was taken over by the Short Kent Sylvanus which departed Alexandria to schedule on the 7th and should have arrived Brindisi the same day. However, she made an unscheduled overnight stop at Athens (reason unknown) and so did not reach Brindisi until the 8th.

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Date:1933, Aug 29
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: South Africa to Germany. By flight leaving 30 August, Imperial Airways Africa Northbound service AN130 which arrived Athens 7 September. On by Lufthansa, delivered 9 September (firms chop). Franked 6d for air rate. DELAY. Service AN 130 delayed one day at Athens . It was flown by service AN 130, operated by the HP42 Horsa, which departed Khartoum 06.00 on 5 Sept. and arrived Cairo 6th where the service was taken over by the Short Kent Sylvanus which departed Alexandria to schedule on the 7th and should have arrived Brindisi the same day. However, she made an unscheduled overnight stop at Athens (reason unknown) and so did not reach Brindisi until the 8th.
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Lot Number: 290

(Interruptions and Accidents) F/F, Broken Hill to Mozambique, bs 3/8, French feeder service SNAM to Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill " & "Per French Aviator flying/to Tananarive Madagascar", etiquette cover franked 1/- Leopard. Flown by Assolant and Lefevre, flight interrupted by accident between Broken Hill and Tete. Cover autographed by Major H.E.Green designer of the Leopard type stamps.Very fine and scarce. Map route photo enclosed.

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Date:1934, Jul 31
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: F/F, Broken Hill to Mozambique, bs 3/8, French feeder service SNAM to Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill " & "Per French Aviator flying/to Tananarive Madagascar", etiquette cover franked 1/- Leopard. Flown by Assolant and Lefevre, flight interrupted by accident between Broken Hill and Tete. Cover autographed by Major H.E.Green designer of the Leopard type stamps.Very fine and scarce. Map route photo enclosed.
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Lot Number: 291

(Interruptions and Accidents) F/F, Broken Hill to Quelimane, bs 2/8, French feeder service to Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill Air Mail 2/8/34" plain Robertson cover, franked 10d, Service de la Navigation de Madagascar.  Flown by Assolant and Lefevre, flight interrupted by accident between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.

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Date:1934, Aug 1
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: F/F, Broken Hill to Quelimane, bs 2/8, French feeder service to Madagascar, typed endorsement "Via Broken Hill Air Mail 2/8/34" plain Robertson cover, franked 10d, Service de la Navigation de Madagascar. Flown by Assolant and Lefevre, flight interrupted by accident between Broken Hill and Tete. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 292

(Interruptions and Accidents) 
Egypt to France, CAIRO to PARIS, Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN152 which left 8 February (delayed) and arrived Brindisi 9 February. On by rail, arrived Paris 12 February (b/s), delivered 13 February (b/s). Plain cover franked 57mils for 20mil UPU, 20mil registration, 13 mil air fee, 4 mil excess. DELAY. Cover was carried by service AN 152 which departed Cairo on 8/2 having arrived Cairo to schedule at 11.00 on 6 Feb. in the 1-1P42 Hanno. From there it should have been flown to Alexandria the following morning but instead, it was sent by train b/s Turin TPO  10/34 (reason unknown). The Short Kent flying boat Sylvanus should have departed at 11.00 the same day but instead she left at 08.30 on 8 Feb. (one day late). The reasons for the delays are shown as "miscellaneous" on the I.A. movement chart. The service arrived Croydon at 11.45 on 11 Feb. - still one day behind schedule. Ex Proud.

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Date:1943, Feb 6
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Egypt to France, CAIRO to PARIS, Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN152 which left 8 February (delayed) and arrived Brindisi 9 February. On by rail, arrived Paris 12 February (b/s), delivered 13 February (b/s). Plain cover franked 57mils for 20mil UPU, 20mil registration, 13 mil air fee, 4 mil excess. DELAY. Cover was carried by service AN 152 which departed Cairo on 8/2 having arrived Cairo to schedule at 11.00 on 6 Feb. in the 1-1P42 Hanno. From there it should have been flown to Alexandria the following morning but instead, it was sent by train b/s Turin TPO 10/34 (reason unknown). The Short Kent flying boat Sylvanus should have departed at 11.00 the same day but instead she left at 08.30 on 8 Feb. (one day late). The reasons for the delays are shown as "miscellaneous" on the I.A. movement chart. The service arrived Croydon at 11.45 on 11 Feb. - still one day behind schedule. Ex Proud.
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Lot Number: 293

(Iran) F/F Tehran to Khankin (Baghdad), 6/4 arrival ds on front, Schafer B&W printed souvenir cover franked 20Ch, canc Tehran cds. Uncommon.

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Date: 1925, Apr 6
Est. price: £16.00
Category: Iran

Description: F/F Tehran to Khankin (Baghdad), 6/4 arrival ds on front, Schafer B&W printed souvenir cover franked 20Ch, canc Tehran cds. Uncommon.
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Lot Number: 294

(Iran ) F/F Tehran to Pehlevi, b/s, franked FDI Junkers op 10ch (x2) and 6ch, red rectangular cachet "Poste Aerienne" in English and Arabic, b/s

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Date: 1927, Feb 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Iran

Description: F/F Tehran to Pehlevi, b/s, franked FDI Junkers op 10ch (x2) and 6ch, red rectangular cachet "Poste Aerienne" in English and Arabic, b/s
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Lot Number: 295

(Iran) F/F Tehran to Meched, arrival ds on front, two line Arabic/English cachet, printed bilingual souvenir cover, Junkers Luftverdehr Persienne. Mu 29. Light cancellations, see scan

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Date: 1929, May 10
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Iran

Description: F/F Tehran to Meched, arrival ds on front, two line Arabic/English cachet, printed bilingual souvenir cover, Junkers Luftverdehr Persienne. Mu 29. Light cancellations, see scan
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Lot Number: 296

(Iran) F/F Tehran to Singapore, arrival ds on front, souvenir cover.

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Date: 1977, Jul 1
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Iran

Description: F/F Tehran to Singapore, arrival ds on front, souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 297

(Kenya) First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, scarcer mail from Kisumu to Khartoum only, bs 18/2, franked  Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Kisumu cds, fine strike red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.

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Date: 1927, Feb 15
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Kenya

Description: First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, scarcer mail from Kisumu to Khartoum only, bs 18/2, franked Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Kisumu cds, fine strike red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.
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Lot Number: 298

(Kenya) Tanganyika Govt regular feeder service, first return flight, Mombasa to Dar es Salaam, bs 23/10, registered (label) airmail cover addressed to C.R.Cota, King's African Rifles, franked 65c, canc Mombasa cds, typed "Feeder Service/To The Imperial Airways" and "Fist Air Mail/Dar es Salaam-Zanzibar-Tanga-Mombasa/By Government Aeroplane", blue/white airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Oct 21
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Tanganyika Govt regular feeder service, first return flight, Mombasa to Dar es Salaam, bs 23/10, registered (label) airmail cover addressed to C.R.Cota, King's African Rifles, franked 65c, canc Mombasa cds, typed "Feeder Service/To The Imperial Airways" and "Fist Air Mail/Dar es Salaam-Zanzibar-Tanga-Mombasa/By Government Aeroplane", blue/white airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 299

(Luxembourg) Luxembourg acceptance for carriage on the AIR UNION Brussels-Ostend-London service, dual franked 150c Luxembourg and 50c Belgium stamps, ms 'Par Aviom/Bruxelles-London.

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Date: 1928, Jun 18
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Luxembourg

Description: Luxembourg acceptance for carriage on the AIR UNION Brussels-Ostend-London service, dual franked 150c Luxembourg and 50c Belgium stamps, ms 'Par Aviom/Bruxelles-London.
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Lot Number: 300

(Malta) SANA/IAW, F/F Valetta-Genoa-London, b/s, violet "1st Air Mail" and boxed "By Air/To Genoa Only" cachets, franked 3 1/2d canc violet Air Mail/Malta cds. Only short notice of this flight was given, so only small numbers were flown.

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Date: 1931, Jun 19
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Malta

Description: SANA/IAW, F/F Valetta-Genoa-London, b/s, violet "1st Air Mail" and boxed "By Air/To Genoa Only" cachets, franked 3 1/2d canc violet Air Mail/Malta cds. Only short notice of this flight was given, so only small numbers were flown.
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