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Lot Number: 301

(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: £20.00
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: 302

(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: 303

(Indonesia) Indonesia to Tasmania,  Laboean Hadji to Campbelltown, bs Launceston 20/4, via Melbourne transit cds, airmail etiquette cover franked 31 1/2c canc Laboean Hadji cds, ms 'By Qantas Air Mail' carried on Far East leg of England-Australia service. From scarce origin to uncommon destination.

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Date: 1935, Apr 15
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Indonesia

Description: Indonesia to Tasmania, Laboean Hadji to Campbelltown, bs Launceston 20/4, via Melbourne transit cds, airmail etiquette cover franked 31 1/2c canc Laboean Hadji cds, ms 'By Qantas Air Mail' carried on Far East leg of England-Australia service. From scarce origin to uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 304

(Indonesia) F/F Singapore-Copenhagen, bs, souvenir cover.

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Date: 1969, Aug 8
Est. price: £6.00
Category: Indonesia

Description: F/F Singapore-Copenhagen, bs, souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 305

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted flight of the first regular service to be extended to Cape Town, UK TO SOUTH AFRICA, LONDON TO BLOEMFONTEIN, carried by Imperial Airways Africa southbound service #47 leaving London 21/1, mail transferred to 'City of Baghdad' at Kisumu 28/1 which then became bogged down at Mpika 30/1 January. Mail then transferred to 'City of Karachi' arriving Johannesburg b/s 1/2 two days late. Plain cover RATED 1/-.

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Date:1932, Jan 19
Est. price: £44.00
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 of the first regular service to be extended to Cape Town, UK TO SOUTH AFRICA, LONDON TO BLOEMFONTEIN, carried by Imperial Airways Africa southbound service #47 leaving London 21/1, mail transferred to 'City of Baghdad' at Kisumu 28/1 which then became bogged down at Mpika 30/1 January. Mail then transferred to 'City of Karachi' arriving Johannesburg b/s 1/2 two days late. Plain cover RATED 1/-.
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Lot Number: 306

(Interruptions and Accidents) Commercial  airmail, double interrupted flight KENYA TO NORTHERN RHODESIA, NAIROBI TO  BROKEN HILL Imperial Airways Africa Southbound service #54 ?City of Baghdad? which left Nairobi two days late on ds 18/3 arriving late at Broken Hill bs 20/3. At Brindisi the 'Satyrus' flying boat departure had been delayed for one day (reason unknown), and the 'City of Arundel' was delayed one day at Aswan due to engine trouble. RATED 45cts.

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Date:1932, Mar 16
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: Commercial airmail, double interrupted flight KENYA TO NORTHERN RHODESIA, NAIROBI TO BROKEN HILL Imperial Airways Africa Southbound service #54 ?City of Baghdad? which left Nairobi two days late on ds 18/3 arriving late at Broken Hill bs 20/3. At Brindisi the 'Satyrus' flying boat departure had been delayed for one day (reason unknown), and the 'City of Arundel' was delayed one day at Aswan due to engine trouble. RATED 45cts.
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Lot Number: 307

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted flight, UK to South Africa, LONDON TO CAPE TOWN, by Imperial Airways Africa southbound AS69 which left London 22/6, arrived Cape Town one day late on 4/6 , and delivered Cape Tech College 5/7 (college chop hs). Plain airmail etiquette cover RATED 1/-. Carried Scipio flying boat to Cairo, C.Arundel to Khartoum, C.Stonehenge to Mbeya via Malakal (one day late, cause unknown) and C. Cape Town/C.Jodhpur to Cape Town, arriving one day late.

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Date:1932, Jun 21
Est. price: £25.00
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, UK to South Africa, LONDON TO CAPE TOWN, by Imperial Airways Africa southbound AS69 which left London 22/6, arrived Cape Town one day late on 4/6 , and delivered Cape Tech College 5/7 (college chop hs). Plain airmail etiquette cover RATED 1/-. Carried Scipio flying boat to Cairo, C.Arundel to Khartoum, C.Stonehenge to Mbeya via Malakal (one day late, cause unknown) and C. Cape Town/C.Jodhpur to Cape Town, arriving one day late.
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Lot Number: 308

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted flight,  JOHANNESBURG to LEIPZIG, delayed one day at Khartoum due to breakdown of City of Glasgow  causing a Short Calcutta flying boat to be employed from Khartoum to Alexandria. Cover datestamped Johannesburg 29/6 and backstamped Berlin 10/7, red Berlin C2 'Mit Luftpost' receiver and typed 'Per Airmail Via Cairo'. It was flown by service AN69 which departed to schedule on 29/6 and arrived Khartoum on 4/7. The AW Argosy City of Glasgow also arrived at Khartoum on 4/7 operating service AS70. It should have departed the next day operating service AN69 but this service did not depart until 6/7 and was operated by Short Calcutta City of Swanage flying boat, which must have been the only aircraft available as it flew right through, one day late, to Alexandria 7/7 and on by Satyrus to Athens also arriving one day late on 9/7. Then flown to Berlin by DLH.

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Date:1932, Jun 29
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, JOHANNESBURG to LEIPZIG, delayed one day at Khartoum due to breakdown of City of Glasgow causing a Short Calcutta flying boat to be employed from Khartoum to Alexandria. Cover datestamped Johannesburg 29/6 and backstamped Berlin 10/7, red Berlin C2 'Mit Luftpost' receiver and typed 'Per Airmail Via Cairo'. It was flown by service AN69 which departed to schedule on 29/6 and arrived Khartoum on 4/7. The AW Argosy City of Glasgow also arrived at Khartoum on 4/7 operating service AS70. It should have departed the next day operating service AN69 but this service did not depart until 6/7 and was operated by Short Calcutta City of Swanage flying boat, which must have been the only aircraft available as it flew right through, one day late, to Alexandria 7/7 and on by Satyrus to Athens also arriving one day late on 9/7. Then flown to Berlin by DLH.
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Lot Number: 309

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted flight, South Africa To USA, CAPE TOWN TO NEW YORK by Imperial Airways Africa Northbound service AN90 which left CapeTown 23/11 on C.Karachi arriving Croydon 4/12, then by sea to New York, 14/12 private dated receiver. Plain cover, airmail etiquette annulled by red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London, RATED 1/3. The City of Stonehaven flying boat, having departed Juba to schedule on 28/11 should have arrived at Khartoum the same day. However, she made an unscheduled overnight stop at Kosti (reason unknown) and did not reach Khartoum until the following morning. Here the service was taken over by the AW Argosy City of Arundel, arriving at Wadi Halfa on 30/11 and on to Cairo 30/11. Thereafter Scipio continued the service to schedule.

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Date:1932, Nov 23
Est. price: £50.00
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, CAPE TOWN TO NEW YORK by Imperial Airways Africa Northbound service AN90 which left CapeTown 23/11 on C.Karachi arriving Croydon 4/12, then by sea to New York, 14/12 private dated receiver. Plain cover, airmail etiquette annulled by red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London, RATED 1/3. The City of Stonehaven flying boat, having departed Juba to schedule on 28/11 should have arrived at Khartoum the same day. However, she made an unscheduled overnight stop at Kosti (reason unknown) and did not reach Khartoum until the following morning. Here the service was taken over by the AW Argosy City of Arundel, arriving at Wadi Halfa on 30/11 and on to Cairo 30/11. Thereafter Scipio continued the service to schedule.
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Lot Number: 310

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted flight, Austria to South Africa, VIENNA TO JOHANNESBURG via Trieste and Alexandria 2/1/33 transit cds. Carried by Imperial Airways Africa southbound AS92. Cover posted Vienna 30/12/32, departed Athens 4/12 on Sylvanus flying boat via service AS92 at 07.20 on 4 Dec. and arrived Jo'burg. 4 hours late on the 10th. The service departed Brindisi one day late due to bad weather and was further delayed at Mirabella, resulting in arrival at Cairo being two days late. There, further delay was caused by the need to re-sort the European mails which resulted in a letter of complaint from I.A. to the G.P.O., London, (a copy is included in this lot ). Airmail etiquette cover RATED S.2.90 for 50dr ordinary and  S2.40 double air fee. Scarce item, hard to find.

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Date:1932, Dec 30
Est. price: £85.00
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, Austria to South Africa, VIENNA TO JOHANNESBURG via Trieste and Alexandria 2/1/33 transit cds. Carried by Imperial Airways Africa southbound AS92. Cover posted Vienna 30/12/32, departed Athens 4/12 on Sylvanus flying boat via service AS92 at 07.20 on 4 Dec. and arrived Jo'burg. 4 hours late on the 10th. The service departed Brindisi one day late due to bad weather and was further delayed at Mirabella, resulting in arrival at Cairo being two days late. There, further delay was caused by the need to re-sort the European mails which resulted in a letter of complaint from I.A. to the G.P.O., London, (a copy is included in this lot ). Airmail etiquette cover RATED S.2.90 for 50dr ordinary and S2.40 double air fee. Scarce item, hard to find.
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Lot Number: 311

(Interruptions and Accidents) Interrupted flight, South Africa to Germany, JOHANNESBURG TO WURZEN. By Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN97 which left Johannesburg 12/1 and arrived, one day late in London, on 23/1. Then flown to Berlin the same day (23/1 arrival ds). Plain cover, typed 'per Air Mail/via Cairo/Imperial Airways', RATED 1/- for air rate. After departing Kisumu to schedule at 12.05 on the 15th, the Calcutta flying boat City of Swanage landed at 16.55 at the emergency landing ground at Masindi, Uganda, and remained there overnight. The reason for the call is not known. The service then operated one day late, arriving Croydon on the 23rd.

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Date:1933, Jan 11
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, South Africa to Germany, JOHANNESBURG TO WURZEN. By Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN97 which left Johannesburg 12/1 and arrived, one day late in London, on 23/1. Then flown to Berlin the same day (23/1 arrival ds). Plain cover, typed 'per Air Mail/via Cairo/Imperial Airways', RATED 1/- for air rate. After departing Kisumu to schedule at 12.05 on the 15th, the Calcutta flying boat City of Swanage landed at 16.55 at the emergency landing ground at Masindi, Uganda, and remained there overnight. The reason for the call is not known. The service then operated one day late, arriving Croydon on the 23rd.
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Lot Number: 312

(Interruptions and Accidents) Germany to Tanganyika, HAMBURG TO MOSHI, carried by DLH to Berlin bs 16/6 and Athens bs 16/6. where it transferred to the Imperial Airways AS120 Africa service, thereby avoiding the 2 day delay of this service at Brindisi (see Wingent p43). It arrived in Moshi bs 22/5 only one day late because the AS120  'Satyrus' caught up one day by omitting the usual overnight stay in Athens. Airmail etiquette cover correctly rated RM1.05 for 25pf UPU plus 4x 20pf air fee. A rare item with superb routing marks and in fine condition. Ex the late Ted Proud's collection.

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Date:1933, Jun 15
Est. price: £85.00
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: Germany to Tanganyika, HAMBURG TO MOSHI, carried by DLH to Berlin bs 16/6 and Athens bs 16/6. where it transferred to the Imperial Airways AS120 Africa service, thereby avoiding the 2 day delay of this service at Brindisi (see Wingent p43). It arrived in Moshi bs 22/5 only one day late because the AS120 'Satyrus' caught up one day by omitting the usual overnight stay in Athens. Airmail etiquette cover correctly rated RM1.05 for 25pf UPU plus 4x 20pf air fee. A rare item with superb routing marks and in fine condition. Ex the late Ted Proud's collection.
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Lot Number: 313

(Interruptions and Accidents) India to Tanganyika, BOMBAY to DAR ES SALAAM, departed Karachi 14/11 on Imperial Airways westbound service IW293 arriving Cairo bs 16/11 where it transferred to IAW Africa southbound service AS194 one day late because flying boat Sylvanus was delayed at Athens by headwinds. Printed commercial cover datestamped Bombay 12/11, backstamped Cairo 16/11 and Dar es Salaam 21/11.The AS194 Brindisi-Cairo section was scheduled to be flown in one day, but after Sylvanus arrived at Athens her departure was delayed by headwinds until next morning. The service continued to run one day late until departure from Salisbury on 22/11. The cover was off-loaded at Kisumu on the 20th and was then flown to Dar es Salaam the next day by Wilson Airways' Coastal Service. A truly rare three airline item with fantastic routing, refs Wingent ,and ex the Ted Proud 
collection.

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Date:1934, Nov 12
Est. price: £85.00
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: India to Tanganyika, BOMBAY to DAR ES SALAAM, departed Karachi 14/11 on Imperial Airways westbound service IW293 arriving Cairo bs 16/11 where it transferred to IAW Africa southbound service AS194 one day late because flying boat Sylvanus was delayed at Athens by headwinds. Printed commercial cover datestamped Bombay 12/11, backstamped Cairo 16/11 and Dar es Salaam 21/11.The AS194 Brindisi-Cairo section was scheduled to be flown in one day, but after Sylvanus arrived at Athens her departure was delayed by headwinds until next morning. The service continued to run one day late until departure from Salisbury on 22/11. The cover was off-loaded at Kisumu on the 20th and was then flown to Dar es Salaam the next day by Wilson Airways' Coastal Service. A truly rare three airline item with fantastic routing, refs Wingent ,and ex the Ted Proud collection.
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Lot Number: 314

(Iraq) RAF desert air service, Baghdad to Germany, bs Berlin/11.6.24/Templehof cds, plain cover franked 6 annas, canc Baghdad cds, fine strike 'By Air Mail' hs. Flown to Cairo on the RAF desert air service, then by sea to Europe and surface to destination. Good example of 9/10 day accelerated transit time.

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Date: 1924, May 29
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Iraq

Description: RAF desert air service, Baghdad to Germany, bs Berlin/11.6.24/Templehof cds, plain cover franked 6 annas, canc Baghdad cds, fine strike 'By Air Mail' hs. Flown to Cairo on the RAF desert air service, then by sea to Europe and surface to destination. Good example of 9/10 day accelerated transit time.
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Lot Number: 315

(Iraq) Imperial Airways England-India via Baghdad, first regular service Baghdad to Karachi, bs 6/4,  plain cover franked 4 1/2a canc. Baghdad cds, scarce purple oval cachet "Airmail/England-India Route/Baghdad/April 3, 1929/First Flight".

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Date: 1929, Apr 4
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Iraq

Description: Imperial Airways England-India via Baghdad, first regular service Baghdad to Karachi, bs 6/4, plain cover franked 4 1/2a canc. Baghdad cds, scarce purple oval cachet "Airmail/England-India Route/Baghdad/April 3, 1929/First Flight".
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Lot Number: 316

(Iraq) WWII high frank censored  'All The Way By Air' Trans Pacific airmail cover from the Basrah Petroleum Company Ltd to New York, bs 28/8, via Honolulu 23/8, registered (label) cover, 21x10 cm, franked 65 fls on front and 320 fls verso, canc Basrah cds, ms 'Trans Pacific/A ir Mail', two wax company seals, sealed with ? India brown/red 'Passed By Examiner' with small red 'lion and unicorn' hs. Wartime censored mail from Iraq is uncommon, particularly Trans Pacific.  Posted at the time of the Anglo-Iraq war when British forces were protecting UK oil interests. Likely flown BOAC to Singapore, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, and US internal air service to New York. A scarce item with great routing. Image.

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Date: 1941, Jul 22
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Iraq

Description: WWII high frank censored 'All The Way By Air' Trans Pacific airmail cover from the Basrah Petroleum Company Ltd to New York, bs 28/8, via Honolulu 23/8, registered (label) cover, 21x10 cm, franked 65 fls on front and 320 fls verso, canc Basrah cds, ms 'Trans Pacific/A ir Mail', two wax company seals, sealed with ? India brown/red 'Passed By Examiner' with small red 'lion and unicorn' hs. Wartime censored mail from Iraq is uncommon, particularly Trans Pacific. Posted at the time of the Anglo-Iraq war when British forces were protecting UK oil interests. Likely flown BOAC to Singapore, Pan Am FAM 14 to San Francisco, and US internal air service to New York. A scarce item with great routing. Image.
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Lot Number: 317

(Kenya) East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, internal feeder mail from Nairobi, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, bs 20/2, franked Kenya and Uganda 20c and 50c canc Nairobi cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall, rated 100u), ms "Air Mail/ via Kisumu/Khartoum", plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.

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Date: 1927, Feb 13
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Kenya

Description: East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, internal feeder mail from Nairobi, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, bs 20/2, franked Kenya and Uganda 20c and 50c canc Nairobi cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall, rated 100u), ms "Air Mail/ via Kisumu/Khartoum", plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.
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Lot Number: 318

(Kenya) East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, internal feeder mail from Nairobi, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, franked Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Malindi 8 Jan cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet , ms 'By Air/Via Kisumu', plain cover FRONT ONLY with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.

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Date: 1927, Feb 13
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Kenya

Description: East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, internal feeder mail from Nairobi, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, franked Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Malindi 8 Jan cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet , ms 'By Air/Via Kisumu', plain cover FRONT ONLY with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.
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Lot Number: 319

(Kenya) First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, mail from Nairobi 14/2, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu bs 15/2 to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, then by Imperial AW from Cairo to London, franked  Kenya and Uganda 75c canc Nairobi cds, 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: £65.00
Category: Kenya

Description: First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, mail from Nairobi 14/2, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu bs 15/2 to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, then by Imperial AW from Cairo to London, franked Kenya and Uganda 75c canc Nairobi cds, 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: 320

(Kenya) F/F, Kisumu to London, no arrival ds, flown on first return Engand-East Africa service, official yellow/blue 'Rising Sun' cover, franked 60c, Imperial Airways. Exceptionally fine.

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Date: 1931, Mar 10
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Kenya

Description: F/F, Kisumu to London, no arrival ds, flown on first return Engand-East Africa service, official yellow/blue 'Rising Sun' cover, franked 60c, Imperial Airways. Exceptionally fine.
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Lot Number: 321

(Kenya) Interrupted first northbound flight, Kisumu to Butiaba, bs 18/3, via Kampala 11/3, carried on return of inaugural London to East Africa service, plain cover franked 30c with attractive red/blue/black IAW 'Fly Europe,Africa, India & The East' vignette on the front, and an Imperial Airways/Airways House circular cachet verso. The 'City of Kampala' was delayed, so the stop at Butiaba was cancelled and mail was returned to Kampala, bs 11/3. It eventually reached Butiaba on the second northbound flight.

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Date: 1931, Mar 10
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Interrupted first northbound flight, Kisumu to Butiaba, bs 18/3, via Kampala 11/3, carried on return of inaugural London to East Africa service, plain cover franked 30c with attractive red/blue/black IAW 'Fly Europe,Africa, India & The East' vignette on the front, and an Imperial Airways/Airways House circular cachet verso. The 'City of Kampala' was delayed, so the stop at Butiaba was cancelled and mail was returned to Kampala, bs 11/3. It eventually reached Butiaba on the second northbound flight.
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Lot Number: 322

(Kenya) F/F Nairobi to Kisumu, bs 8/7, Tunstall cover franked 35c, violet "Local Air Fee Paid" hs and ms "By First  Flight Nairobi-Kisumu", Wilson AW/Imperial AW.

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Date: 1931, Jul 8
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Kenya

Description: F/F Nairobi to Kisumu, bs 8/7, Tunstall cover franked 35c, violet "Local Air Fee Paid" hs and ms "By First Flight Nairobi-Kisumu", Wilson AW/Imperial AW.
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Lot Number: 323

(Kenya) F/F First acceptance of mail f rom Nairobi to Dar es Salaam, bs 23/10, mail train to Mombasa then Tanganyika Government Feeder Service to Dar es Salaam, Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds. Small mail.

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Date: 1931, Oct 21
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Kenya

Description: F/F First acceptance of mail f rom Nairobi to Dar es Salaam, bs 23/10, mail train to Mombasa then Tanganyika Government Feeder Service to Dar es Salaam, Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds. Small mail.
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Lot Number: 324

(Kenya) Nairobi to Tanga, 23/10, carried on first airmail link between GB and Tanganyika via Imperial Airways, GB to Kisumu, mail train to Mombasa, and Tanganyika Government Service from Mombasa to Tanga. Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds, ms 'By First Flight/Kisumu-Tanga. Small mail. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Oct 22
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Nairobi to Tanga, 23/10, carried on first airmail link between GB and Tanganyika via Imperial Airways, GB to Kisumu, mail train to Mombasa, and Tanganyika Government Service from Mombasa to Tanga. Tunstall cover franked 35c canc Nairobi cds, ms 'By First Flight/Kisumu-Tanga. Small mail. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 325

(Kenya) First acceptance of mail from Kisumu  for Tanga, bs 1/11, via Nairobi 31/10, registered airmail cover  franked Kenya 80c canc KIsumu cds, typed 'First  Air Mail/From Kisumu-Nairobi/Per Wilson Airways/From Mombasa-Tanga/Per Tanganyika Government Aeroplane', Wilson Airways to Nairobi, train to Mombasa, Tanganyika Government Aeroplane to Tanga. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Oct 31
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Kenya

Description: First acceptance of mail from Kisumu for Tanga, bs 1/11, via Nairobi 31/10, registered airmail cover franked Kenya 80c canc KIsumu cds, typed 'First Air Mail/From Kisumu-Nairobi/Per Wilson Airways/From Mombasa-Tanga/Per Tanganyika Government Aeroplane', Wilson Airways to Nairobi, train to Mombasa, Tanganyika Government Aeroplane to Tanga. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 326

(Kenya) Wilson Airways feeder service, F/F Nairobi to Mombasa, Tunstall cover, bs 18/8. Rated 60 pts by Newall.

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Date: 1932, Aug 17
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Wilson Airways feeder service, F/F Nairobi to Mombasa, Tunstall cover, bs 18/8. Rated 60 pts by Newall.
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Lot Number: 327

(Kenya) East African coastal route feeder service, Dar es Salaam to Nairobi via Zanzibar, Tanga and Mombassa,  first flight Wilson Airways  Mombassa to Nairobi, plain cover franked 35 cents, typed 'First Flight Mombassa to Nairobi. Only 29 covers carried on the Tanga to Nairobi leg. Few faint tone spots.

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Date: 1932, Aug 20
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Kenya

Description: East African coastal route feeder service, Dar es Salaam to Nairobi via Zanzibar, Tanga and Mombassa, first flight Wilson Airways Mombassa to Nairobi, plain cover franked 35 cents, typed 'First Flight Mombassa to Nairobi. Only 29 covers carried on the Tanga to Nairobi leg. Few faint tone spots.
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Lot Number: 328

(Lebanon) LEBANON TO DANZIG, by the weekly Air Orient service flight leaving 2/12 arriving Marseilles 4/12 December. Carried by flying boat  to Marseille, then OAT to Danzig via Berlin 5/12 arrival cds. Plain etiquette cover, typed 'Beyrouth-Danzig, very fine strike red two line 'Mit Luftpost befordert/flugpostampt Danzig 5' receiver. Franked 20P for 7.50P ordinary and 9x P1.50 air fee.

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Date: 1932, Dec 2
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Lebanon

Description: LEBANON TO DANZIG, by the weekly Air Orient service flight leaving 2/12 arriving Marseilles 4/12 December. Carried by flying boat to Marseille, then OAT to Danzig via Berlin 5/12 arrival cds. Plain etiquette cover, typed 'Beyrouth-Danzig, very fine strike red two line 'Mit Luftpost befordert/flugpostampt Danzig 5' receiver. Franked 20P for 7.50P ordinary and 9x P1.50 air fee.
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Lot Number: 329

(Lebanon) LEBANON TO MARSEILLE by Air Orient weekly flying boat leaving 9/12 arriving Marseilles 12/12 arrival cds. Plain etiquette cover, fine strike red 'Beyrouth-Marseille' hand stamp, franked P14.00. Flap tear verso, hardly detracts, see scan.

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Date: 1932, Dec 9
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Lebanon

Description: LEBANON TO MARSEILLE by Air Orient weekly flying boat leaving 9/12 arriving Marseilles 12/12 arrival cds. Plain etiquette cover, fine strike red 'Beyrouth-Marseille' hand stamp, franked P14.00. Flap tear verso, hardly detracts, see scan.
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Lot Number: 330

(Lebanon) Lebanon to Holland, BEYROUTH TO GRONINGUE, on the weekly Air Orient service  light leaving Beirut 31/12 arriving Marseilles 2/1/33 arrival cds, attractive PO Box corner cover, ms 'Beyrouth-Marseille' grey blue/black etiquette  cover with black cross control mark applied by the Bureau de Saigon (used until 30/6/31). This control mark testified the correct franking for airmail letters. Franked 14pt.

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Date: 1932, Dec 30
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Lebanon

Description: Lebanon to Holland, BEYROUTH TO GRONINGUE, on the weekly Air Orient service light leaving Beirut 31/12 arriving Marseilles 2/1/33 arrival cds, attractive PO Box corner cover, ms 'Beyrouth-Marseille' grey blue/black etiquette cover with black cross control mark applied by the Bureau de Saigon (used until 30/6/31). This control mark testified the correct franking for airmail letters. Franked 14pt.
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Lot Number: 331

(Malaya) Imperial Airways, Kuala Lumpur to London via Penang, F/F new accelerated timetable, flight IW 263, scarce 'Speedbird' souvenir cover printed 'Kula Lumpur /and Penang /to London', franked Malay 40c - the first inclusive air mail rate in lieu of air fee and surface rate. Flight interrupted at Kuala Lumpur, see Wingent, p116.

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Date: 1934, Apr 14
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Malaya

Description: Imperial Airways, Kuala Lumpur to London via Penang, F/F new accelerated timetable, flight IW 263, scarce 'Speedbird' souvenir cover printed 'Kula Lumpur /and Penang /to London', franked Malay 40c - the first inclusive air mail rate in lieu of air fee and surface rate. Flight interrupted at Kuala Lumpur, see Wingent, p116.
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Lot Number: 332

(Malaya) Imperial Airways, Penang to London, F/F new accelerated timetable, flight IW 263, scarce 'Speedbird' souvenir cover printed 'Kula Lumpur /and Penang /to London', franked Straits Settlementts 40c - the first inclusive air mail rate in lieu of air fee and surface rate. See Wingent, p116.

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Date: 1934, Apr 14
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Malaya

Description: Imperial Airways, Penang to London, F/F new accelerated timetable, flight IW 263, scarce 'Speedbird' souvenir cover printed 'Kula Lumpur /and Penang /to London', franked Straits Settlementts 40c - the first inclusive air mail rate in lieu of air fee and surface rate. See Wingent, p116.
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Lot Number: 333

(Malaya) First acceptance at the 25c inclusive rate, Penang to London,  pale grey imprint etiquette air cover, franked 25c B8&Co perfin, carried on IAW regular service, typed 'Per Imperial Airways.'

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Date: 1934, Nov 17
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Malaya

Description: First acceptance at the 25c inclusive rate, Penang to London, pale grey imprint etiquette air cover, franked 25c B8&Co perfin, carried on IAW regular service, typed 'Per Imperial Airways.'
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Lot Number: 334

(Malaya ) Penang to London correctly rated 60c for KLM 1/2oz rate, franked 60c, canc Penang cds, uncommon and attractive dark blue/white 'By Dutch Airmail/K.L.M.' etiquette.

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Date: 1936, Nov 18
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Malaya

Description: Penang to London correctly rated 60c for KLM 1/2oz rate, franked 60c, canc Penang cds, uncommon and attractive dark blue/white 'By Dutch Airmail/K.L.M.' etiquette.
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Lot Number: 335

(Malaya ) F/F Penang to Singapore,  blue/cream souvenir cover with framed head and shoulders picture in lower lh corner of HM King George VI with 'Crowned/12th May 1937' text , also blue printed 'First Flight/Penanag-Singapore/Internal Malayan/Airmail Service'. The cover is both attractive and uncommon. See scan.

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Date: 1937, Jun 28
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Malaya

Description: F/F Penang to Singapore, blue/cream souvenir cover with framed head and shoulders picture in lower lh corner of HM King George VI with 'Crowned/12th May 1937' text , also blue printed 'First Flight/Penanag-Singapore/Internal Malayan/Airmail Service'. The cover is both attractive and uncommon. See scan.
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Lot Number: 336

(Malaya) First internal airmail, Penang to Kuala Lumpur, official grey/blue company cover franked 8c, ms 'R.M.A./Delia G-ACWD', Wearne's Air Services.

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Date: 1937, Jun 28
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Malaya

Description: First internal airmail, Penang to Kuala Lumpur, official grey/blue company cover franked 8c, ms 'R.M.A./Delia G-ACWD', Wearne's Air Services.
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Lot Number: 337

(Malaya ) Penang to London by KLM (Dutch) airline, commercial airmail etiquette cover franked 60c inclusive rate, Straits Settlements 30c x2, canc Penang cds.

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Date: 1938, Jan 11
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Malaya

Description: Penang to London by KLM (Dutch) airline, commercial airmail etiquette cover franked 60c inclusive rate, Straits Settlements 30c x2, canc Penang cds.
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Lot Number: 338

(Malaya) Johore-Cairo-London, early WW II censored airmail  to passenger aboard ship, franked 55c Johore stamps canc Segamat cds, correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Cairo service 5/9/39-8/5/41 addressed to MV Glenapp, Shipping Agents, Port Said, bs 20/4, via Cairo 19/4, Egyptian censor mark, then re-directed to London 18/5. Violet boxed Singapore "PassedBy/14/Censor". The ship was a Glen Line vessel which survived the war. Ironed horizontal crease and top edge damage, mostly verso.

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Date: 1940, Apr 11
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Malaya

Description: Johore-Cairo-London, early WW II censored airmail to passenger aboard ship, franked 55c Johore stamps canc Segamat cds, correctly rated 55c for BOAC Singapore-Cairo service 5/9/39-8/5/41 addressed to MV Glenapp, Shipping Agents, Port Said, bs 20/4, via Cairo 19/4, Egyptian censor mark, then re-directed to London 18/5. Violet boxed Singapore "PassedBy/14/Censor". The ship was a Glen Line vessel which survived the war. Ironed horizontal crease and top edge damage, mostly verso.
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Lot Number: 339

(Malaya) WWII censored cover, Penang to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 55c for the BOAC Eastern Penang-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Penang/Malaya' cds', black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark,

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Date: 1940, May 16
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Malaya

Description: WWII censored cover, Penang to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 55c for the BOAC Eastern Penang-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Penang/Malaya' cds', black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark,
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Lot Number: 340

(Malaya) WWII censored airmail, Penang to Scotland, plain cover franked 50c, canc Penang/Malaya cds, sealed plain brown tape tied violet framed 'Opened By/Censor 44' front and verso. Correctly rated for carriage over the Horseshoe route from May 1941 to Feb 1942.

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Date: 1941, Aug 2
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Malaya

Description: WWII censored airmail, Penang to Scotland, plain cover franked 50c, canc Penang/Malaya cds, sealed plain brown tape tied violet framed 'Opened By/Censor 44' front and verso. Correctly rated for carriage over the Horseshoe route from May 1941 to Feb 1942.
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Lot Number: 341

(Malaya) Australian Imperial Forces mail, Serembam, Negeri Sembilan to NSW, Australia, censored WWII ?YMCA? printed corner cover, franked red ?Postage Paid/ 25 cents/ Johore? double ring hs (shortage of stamps so Postage Paid hs used instead) tied buy Australian Imperial Force ?A.I.F. Field PO/ 150041/ No17? (based in Serenbam at that time), fine strike violet triangular Unit sensor No 3413, also violet straight line ?By Air Mail? hs.

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Date: 1941, Oct 15
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Malaya

Description: Australian Imperial Forces mail, Serembam, Negeri Sembilan to NSW, Australia, censored WWII ?YMCA? printed corner cover, franked red ?Postage Paid/ 25 cents/ Johore? double ring hs (shortage of stamps so Postage Paid hs used instead) tied buy Australian Imperial Force ?A.I.F. Field PO/ 150041/ No17? (based in Serenbam at that time), fine strike violet triangular Unit sensor No 3413, also violet straight line ?By Air Mail? hs.
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Lot Number: 342

(Mexico) First flight airmail cover Mexico City to NY bs.

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Date: 1929, Mar 9
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Mexico

Description: First flight airmail cover Mexico City to NY bs.
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Lot Number: 343

(Mexico) Special flight to commemorate the lfe of the famous Mexican pilot Emilio Carranza,  corner cover franked 35 c and a small 'Save the Children' vignette all tied by 'Servicio Aereo/Mexico DF' cds, fine strike large blue commemorative hs.

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Date: 1929, Jul 12
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Mexico

Description: Special flight to commemorate the lfe of the famous Mexican pilot Emilio Carranza, corner cover franked 35 c and a small 'Save the Children' vignette all tied by 'Servicio Aereo/Mexico DF' cds, fine strike large blue commemorative hs.
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Lot Number: 344

(New Zealand) Christmas Airmail by ANA Sydney-London flight, Wellington to London, no arrival ds, franked 1931 Airs set and 2d, 1d ordinary, large red boxed 'New Zealand-Australia-London' light cachet verso, ms 'Sydney-London', black/ GREY green blue etiquette rated very scarce by Mair. Delayed by crash at Alor Star, arrived London 16/12.

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Date: 1931, Nov 11
Est. price: £50.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Christmas Airmail by ANA Sydney-London flight, Wellington to London, no arrival ds, franked 1931 Airs set and 2d, 1d ordinary, large red boxed 'New Zealand-Australia-London' light cachet verso, ms 'Sydney-London', black/ GREY green blue etiquette rated very scarce by Mair. Delayed by crash at Alor Star, arrived London 16/12.
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Lot Number: 345

(New Zealand) NZ Air League, First New Zealand Official Christmas Air Mail, Christchurch to Omaru, bs 24/12, franked 5d/3d air stamp, airmail etiquette cover.

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Date: 1931, Dec 24
Est. price: £12.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: NZ Air League, First New Zealand Official Christmas Air Mail, Christchurch to Omaru, bs 24/12, franked 5d/3d air stamp, airmail etiquette cover.
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Lot Number: 346

(New Zealand) Auckland to Russell, 3d + 3d air stamp, cachet, b/s, Air Travel Ltd,

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Date: 1932, Apr 30
Est. price: £10.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Auckland to Russell, 3d + 3d air stamp, cachet, b/s, Air Travel Ltd,
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Lot Number: 347

(New Zealand) Whangarei to Auckland, 5d air stamp, cachet, b/s, Air Travel Ltd

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Date: 1932, Apr 30
Est. price: £12.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Whangarei to Auckland, 5d air stamp, cachet, b/s, Air Travel Ltd
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Lot Number: 348

(New Zealand) CP Ulm, First official mail, New Zealand to Australia, bs 17/2, franked 7d "Trans Tasman" opt, special cachet, attractive cream/brown totem/ and monoplane NZ Airmail cover,

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Date: 1934, Feb 17
Est. price: £15.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: CP Ulm, First official mail, New Zealand to Australia, bs 17/2, franked 7d "Trans Tasman" opt, special cachet, attractive cream/brown totem/ and monoplane NZ Airmail cover,
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Lot Number: 349

(New Zealand) Sixth Trans Tasman crossing of VH-USU, Kaita to Sydney, franked 7d air +2d canc Melbourne cds,  Kaita souvenir 2 MR 34 cachet,  bs Sydney 29/3, blue/white registered (label) souvenir cover, .

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Date: 1934, Mar 29
Est. price: £8.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Sixth Trans Tasman crossing of VH-USU, Kaita to Sydney, franked 7d air +2d canc Melbourne cds, Kaita souvenir 2 MR 34 cachet, bs Sydney 29/3, blue/white registered (label) souvenir cover, .
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Lot Number: 350

(New Zealand) East Coast AW, F/F Napier to Gisborne, b/s 16/4, blue/cream souvenir cover with company logo, franked 3d.

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Date: 1935, Apr 16
Est. price: £8.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: East Coast AW, F/F Napier to Gisborne, b/s 16/4, blue/cream souvenir cover with company logo, franked 3d.
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