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Lot Number: 351

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) MUNDA TO KIHILI, First flight New Britain Catalina Bouganville Catalina flying boat service, Raboul to Buin, bs 21/6, via Sydney 25/5, Raboul Money Order Office 1/6 (large oval dated handstamp), registered cover with boxed Munda/Brit Solomon Island' reg h/s, franked Silver Wedding 10/- and 2d BSI stamps. The   Mundo PO.  was closed at this time and the handstamp  used at Gizo  (as a relief) was been applied. Signed by the pilot Qantas VH-EBC Boeing PB2B-2 Catalina. Scarce route well illustrated by transit handstamps

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Date: 1949, May 24
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: MUNDA TO KIHILI, First flight New Britain Catalina Bouganville Catalina flying boat service, Raboul to Buin, bs 21/6, via Sydney 25/5, Raboul Money Order Office 1/6 (large oval dated handstamp), registered cover with boxed Munda/Brit Solomon Island' reg h/s, franked Silver Wedding 10/- and 2d BSI stamps. The Mundo PO. was closed at this time and the handstamp used at Gizo (as a relief) was been applied. Signed by the pilot Qantas VH-EBC Boeing PB2B-2 Catalina. Scarce route well illustrated by transit handstamps
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Lot Number: 352

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Solomon Islands; VANIKORO (SANTA CRUZ) TO SYDNEY (1825 miles), from (ms) 'FL Jones /Vanikoro/BSIP' on flap, plain cover ms on front in same hand 'By Qantas plane from Vanikoro', franked 1/4 1/2d, canc on arrival Paquebot/Sydney/9 Aug, bs Sydney 10 Aug. Correctly rated for reg airmail so likely picked up by seaplane at  Vanikoro en route to Sydney, dropped of at sea to Sydney Paquebot 9/8, arriving Sydney PO 10/8. Interesting item.

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Date: 1953, Aug 9
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Solomon Islands; VANIKORO (SANTA CRUZ) TO SYDNEY (1825 miles), from (ms) 'FL Jones /Vanikoro/BSIP' on flap, plain cover ms on front in same hand 'By Qantas plane from Vanikoro', franked 1/4 1/2d, canc on arrival Paquebot/Sydney/9 Aug, bs Sydney 10 Aug. Correctly rated for reg airmail so likely picked up by seaplane at Vanikoro en route to Sydney, dropped of at sea to Sydney Paquebot 9/8, arriving Sydney PO 10/8. Interesting item.
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Lot Number: 353

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Solomon Islands: VELLA LAVELLA to NEW ZEALAND:  Qantas Empire Airways Ltd  set up a Lae, New Guinea - Honiara route of their "Bird of  Paradise" service with DC3 Aircraft. On the inward flight, from Lae, the plane  could land at  the old  [Seabees wartime construct edl airfield on Vella Lavella and pick up mail. This 'First Flight off Vella Lavella'  cover inaugurated  the internal airmail service  from 'Barakoma' airfield, near Bilua, to Honiara. At Honiara  the mail was postmarked  and despatched on the return flight back  to Lae. In this  instance machine and handst amps on the reverse show arrival  in Auckland on 8th May and repostings  in Auckland on 9th and  10th May. Scarce with great routing.

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Date: 1959, Apr 18
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Solomon Islands: VELLA LAVELLA to NEW ZEALAND: Qantas Empire Airways Ltd set up a Lae, New Guinea - Honiara route of their "Bird of Paradise" service with DC3 Aircraft. On the inward flight, from Lae, the plane could land at the old [Seabees wartime construct edl airfield on Vella Lavella and pick up mail. This 'First Flight off Vella Lavella' cover inaugurated the internal airmail service from 'Barakoma' airfield, near Bilua, to Honiara. At Honiara the mail was postmarked and despatched on the return flight back to Lae. In this instance machine and handst amps on the reverse show arrival in Auckland on 8th May and repostings in Auckland on 9th and 10th May. Scarce with great routing.
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Lot Number: 354

(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the first  RAAF Survey flight to Papua New Guinea and the Solomons   was in 1926. A 50th  Anniversary  re-enactment flight departed   from Melbourne on 27th September 1976,  landed at  Port  Moresby on the 29th  and on  the return  leg reached  Guadalcanal on 2nd October.

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Date: 1976, Sep 27
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the first RAAF Survey flight to Papua New Guinea and the Solomons was in 1926. A 50th Anniversary re-enactment flight departed from Melbourne on 27th September 1976, landed at Port Moresby on the 29th and on the return leg reached Guadalcanal on 2nd October.
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Lot Number: 355

(Ship to Shore) North Atlantic Catapult, Bremen-New York cover, 16/7 On Board cancellation, franked 75pf , oval black first flight/2.7.29, and large boxed red Bremen cachets. Attracive item.

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Date: 1929, Jul 22
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: North Atlantic Catapult, Bremen-New York cover, 16/7 On Board cancellation, franked 75pf , oval black first flight/2.7.29, and large boxed red Bremen cachets. Attracive item.
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Lot Number: 356

(Ship to Shore) German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Bremen-England, no arrival ds, red framed flight cachet, plain cover franked Germany 25pf x3 (one has a corner fault). Signed by the captain  L. Ziegenbein.

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Date: 1929, Aug 02
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Bremen-England, no arrival ds, red framed flight cachet, plain cover franked Germany 25pf x3 (one has a corner fault). Signed by the captain L. Ziegenbein.
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Lot Number: 357

(Ship to Shore) German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Europe to New York, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 15pf, 20pf 1926 air, canc Berlin C/L2 cds, inland origin, red supplementary flight cachet, no advisory cachet, Graue and Leder K39 c(1)	£45.00

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Date: 1930, Aug 6
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Ship to Shore

Description: German North Atlantic Catapult Flight, Europe to New York, no arrival ds, plain cover franked 15pf, 20pf 1926 air, canc Berlin C/L2 cds, inland origin, red supplementary flight cachet, no advisory cachet, Graue and Leder K39 c(1) £45.00
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Lot Number: 358

(Sierra Leone) Air France airmail service Freetown to Toulouse, scarce early censored WWII airmail, Freetown to Kilmarnock, Scotland, 23 Feb receiver on front, registered (hs) cover franked 1/6d, sealed by black/white Sierra Leone censor tape, also framed violet  Sierra Leone 'Passed By Censor 2' hs, blue/pale blue airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1940, Feb 10
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Sierra Leone

Description: Air France airmail service Freetown to Toulouse, scarce early censored WWII airmail, Freetown to Kilmarnock, Scotland, 23 Feb receiver on front, registered (hs) cover franked 1/6d, sealed by black/white Sierra Leone censor tape, also framed violet Sierra Leone 'Passed By Censor 2' hs, blue/pale blue airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 359

(Sierra Leone) World War II censored registered (hs) air cover to England, no arrival ds, franked 1/6d canc Freetown oval ds, violet Sierra Leone octagonal crown over Passed/QQ censor mark, typed"Air Mail" on flap, blue/pale blue etiquette. Likely carried in BOAC flying boat 'Catalina' along the African West Coast route from Lagos,and  round Cape Verde and the Canaries, with occasional stops at Freetown and Bathurst.. See Boyle p 721.

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Date: 1942, Dec 22
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Sierra Leone

Description: World War II censored registered (hs) air cover to England, no arrival ds, franked 1/6d canc Freetown oval ds, violet Sierra Leone octagonal crown over Passed/QQ censor mark, typed"Air Mail" on flap, blue/pale blue etiquette. Likely carried in BOAC flying boat 'Catalina' along the African West Coast route from Lagos,and round Cape Verde and the Canaries, with occasional stops at Freetown and Bathurst.. See Boyle p 721.
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Lot Number: 360

(Singapore) Dutch airmail, Singapore to England, plain cover franked 60c, canc Singapore cds, blue/black P&T Mail 25 (KLM) airmail etiquette, fine strike violet two line 'DUTCH AIR MAIL/SINGAPORE-AMSTERDAM'. Some rough opening lh edge verso, see scan.

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Date: 1932, Jul 28
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Dutch airmail, Singapore to England, plain cover franked 60c, canc Singapore cds, blue/black P&T Mail 25 (KLM) airmail etiquette, fine strike violet two line 'DUTCH AIR MAIL/SINGAPORE-AMSTERDAM'. Some rough opening lh edge verso, see scan.
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Lot Number: 361

(Singapore) Imperial Airways/Qantas, F/F Singapore to New Zealand, no arrival ds, via Brisbane, bs 21/12, carried on the first regular weekly service UK-Australia, franked Straits Settlements 25c, canc Ipoh 12 DE 1934 cds, plain cover, typed 'First Official Air Mail/Singapore to Australia.

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Date: 1934, Dec 16
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Imperial Airways/Qantas, F/F Singapore to New Zealand, no arrival ds, via Brisbane, bs 21/12, carried on the first regular weekly service UK-Australia, franked Straits Settlements 25c, canc Ipoh 12 DE 1934 cds, plain cover, typed 'First Official Air Mail/Singapore to Australia.
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Lot Number: 362

(Singapore) Singapore to London, carried IAW westbound service IW 301, Arethusa to Karachi, Helena to Baghdad, Satyrus to Brindisi and Heracles to London, attractive etiquette cover
franked 25c, bold 'Per Brtish Airmail/Singapore-London'.

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Date: 1935, Jan 5
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to London, carried IAW westbound service IW 301, Arethusa to Karachi, Helena to Baghdad, Satyrus to Brindisi and Heracles to London, attractive etiquette cover franked 25c, bold 'Per Brtish Airmail/Singapore-London'.
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Lot Number: 363

(Singapore) Singapore to Kothen, Germany, airmail etiquette commercial cover correctly franked 65c (1/2oz), canc uncommon 'Paquebot Singapore cds, typed 'By K.L.M.'. Paquebot Singapore from Selangor, rail to Penang, air via KLM Alor tar to Amsterdam & rail to Germany. Small top lh corner defect, see scan.

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Date: 1936, Oct 10
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to Kothen, Germany, airmail etiquette commercial cover correctly franked 65c (1/2oz), canc uncommon 'Paquebot Singapore cds, typed 'By K.L.M.'. Paquebot Singapore from Selangor, rail to Penang, air via KLM Alor tar to Amsterdam & rail to Germany. Small top lh corner defect, see scan.
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Lot Number: 364

(Singapore) Early WWII censored cover, Singapore to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Penang-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, canc double ring Singapore G/ 16 De 1939 cds, black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark,  Sender's name and address has been excised neatly from flap.

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Date: 1939, Dec 16
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Early WWII censored cover, Singapore to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Penang-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, canc double ring Singapore G/ 16 De 1939 cds, black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark, Sender's name and address has been excised neatly from flap.
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Lot Number: 365

(Singapore) WWII censored cover, Singapore to London, scarcer double rate airmail etiquette cover, 22x10cm, correctly rated 2x 55c for postage on the BOAC Singapore-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Singapore/13 Feb 1940', black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark,  red/brown/white 'Malaya Patriotic Fund' label.

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Date: 1940, Feb 13
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored cover, Singapore to London, scarcer double rate airmail etiquette cover, 22x10cm, correctly rated 2x 55c for postage on the BOAC Singapore-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Singapore/13 Feb 1940', black three line Singapore 'Passed/For/Transmission' censor mark, red/brown/white 'Malaya Patriotic Fund' label.
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Lot Number: 366

(Singapore) WWII censored cover, Singapore to UK, imprint airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Singapore-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, Singapore cds, black 'Passed For Transmission Singapore 14' triangular censor mark, small flap tear and minor top edge damage, see scan.

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Date: 1940, Sep 7
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored cover, Singapore to UK, imprint airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 55c for postage on the BOAC Singapore-London service from Sep 39 to May 41, Singapore cds, black 'Passed For Transmission Singapore 14' triangular censor mark, small flap tear and minor top edge damage, see scan.
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Lot Number: 367

(Singapore) WWII censored airmail, Singapore to England, correctly rated 55c, canc Singapore dr cds, sealed brown Singapore censor tape, tied by three line 'Passed by/censor 68/Singapore' censor mark.

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Date: 1940, Sep 28
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored airmail, Singapore to England, correctly rated 55c, canc Singapore dr cds, sealed brown Singapore censor tape, tied by three line 'Passed by/censor 68/Singapore' censor mark.
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Lot Number: 368

(Singapore) Singapore to London, WWII censored airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 55c for postage by the BOAC Singapore-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Singapore/13 Feb 1940', fine strike violet triangular 'Passed For Transmission.Singapore censor mark No.5'

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Date: 1940, Nov 26
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to London, WWII censored airmail etiquette cover, correctly rated 55c for postage by the BOAC Singapore-London Sep 39 to May 41 service, canc double ring 'Singapore/13 Feb 1940', fine strike violet triangular 'Passed For Transmission.Singapore censor mark No.5'
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Lot Number: 369

(Singapore) WWII censored airmail etiquette cover, Singapore to New York, franked $1.40 canc Singapore B cds,sealed plain brown censor tape and tied by Singapore 'Passed By/Censor 24/A censor mark. Correctly rated for Malaya to Manila by sea, then Manila to US by Pan Am, see Boyle p817, not easy to find. Minor top edge nibble verso, see scan..

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Date: 1941, Mar 1
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored airmail etiquette cover, Singapore to New York, franked $1.40 canc Singapore B cds,sealed plain brown censor tape and tied by Singapore 'Passed By/Censor 24/A censor mark. Correctly rated for Malaya to Manila by sea, then Manila to US by Pan Am, see Boyle p817, not easy to find. Minor top edge nibble verso, see scan..
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Lot Number: 370

(Singapore) Trans Pacific extension to Singapore, F/F FAM 14, Singapore to Manila, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, Pan Am.

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Date: 1941, May 10
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Trans Pacific extension to Singapore, F/F FAM 14, Singapore to Manila, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, Pan Am.
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Lot Number: 371

(Singapore) WWII censored airmail Penang to England, registered (label) airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 50c + 15c registration for the post May 1941 postage rate revision for the BOAC Singapore-Cairo-Durban-Southampton Horseshoe service, fine strike mauve 'Passed For Transmission 16 (Singapore omitted) censor mark, franked 40c,12c,8c,5c perfinned Straits Settlements stamps canc 'Penang/Malaya cds, and large red/black Chartered Bank seal verso. Non invasive ironed vertical crease, otherwise in particularly fine condition. See scans.

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Date: 1941, Sep 30
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Singapore

Description: WWII censored airmail Penang to England, registered (label) airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 50c + 15c registration for the post May 1941 postage rate revision for the BOAC Singapore-Cairo-Durban-Southampton Horseshoe service, fine strike mauve 'Passed For Transmission 16 (Singapore omitted) censor mark, franked 40c,12c,8c,5c perfinned Straits Settlements stamps canc 'Penang/Malaya cds, and large red/black Chartered Bank seal verso. Non invasive ironed vertical crease, otherwise in particularly fine condition. See scans.
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Lot Number: 372

(Singapore) BOAC Britannia F/F Singapore to INDIA, bs, souvenir cover, uncommon.

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Date: 1957, Mar 3
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Singapore

Description: BOAC Britannia F/F Singapore to INDIA, bs, souvenir cover, uncommon.
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Lot Number: 373

(Singapore) F/F Singapore-Seoul, Korea, bs, souvenir cover.

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Date: 1975, Aug 18
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Singapore

Description: F/F Singapore-Seoul, Korea, bs, souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 374

(Singapore) CONCORDE F/F Singapore to London, arrival ds verso, BA/Singapore AW.

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Date: 1977, Dec 10
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Singapore

Description: CONCORDE F/F Singapore to London, arrival ds verso, BA/Singapore AW.
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Lot Number: 375

(South Africa) Experimental Flights between Cape Town and Durban March-June 1925, first return from Durban to  Cape Town, PC correctly rated 2d,  black double ring 'SA Air Mail/AA Lugpos/ 28 Feb 25 'on front.

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Date: 1925, Feb 28
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Experimental Flights between Cape Town and Durban March-June 1925, first return from Durban to Cape Town, PC correctly rated 2d, black double ring 'SA Air Mail/AA Lugpos/ 28 Feb 25 'on front.
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Lot Number: 376

(South Africa) First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Durban to East London, bs 29/8, registered (hs) cover correctly rated 9d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd.

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Date: 1929, Aug 29
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First South African Internal Airmail Service. F/F Durban to East London, bs 29/8, registered (hs) cover correctly rated 9d, Union Airways (PTY) Ltd.
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Lot Number: 377

(South Africa) Imperial Airways twice interrupted flight first flight, Cape Town to Athens, 13/2 arrival ds, Springbok cover franked 1/-, carried on first regular flight Cape Town-London. The City of Basra was damaged at take of at Salisbury. Mail was transferred to City of Delhi which had to make an emergency landing due to bad weather near Broken Hill. Mail was transferred to City of Baghdad and arrived in Athens 9 days later than scheduled.

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Date: 1932, Jan 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Imperial Airways twice interrupted flight first flight, Cape Town to Athens, 13/2 arrival ds, Springbok cover franked 1/-, carried on first regular flight Cape Town-London. The City of Basra was damaged at take of at Salisbury. Mail was transferred to City of Delhi which had to make an emergency landing due to bad weather near Broken Hill. Mail was transferred to City of Baghdad and arrived in Athens 9 days later than scheduled.
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Lot Number: 378

(South Africa) The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from South Africa to Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, for carriage on the F/F R.A.N.A. Southern Rhodesia-Nyasaland service,  Imperial Airways blue winged logo corner cover franked  4d x2 +1d South Africa stamps canc with special postmark of the PO attached to the Royal Train used by HRH Prince George during his visit to Southern Africa, also black two line 'S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland' and violet st. line 'First Official Air Mail' hand stamps. The flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given"....."The most desirable F/F's are those posted on the Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union".  See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A rare cover in fine condition.

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Date: 1934, Mar 6
Est. price: £175.00
Category: South Africa

Description: The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from South Africa to Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, for carriage on the F/F R.A.N.A. Southern Rhodesia-Nyasaland service, Imperial Airways blue winged logo corner cover franked 4d x2 +1d South Africa stamps canc with special postmark of the PO attached to the Royal Train used by HRH Prince George during his visit to Southern Africa, also black two line 'S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland' and violet st. line 'First Official Air Mail' hand stamps. The flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given"....."The most desirable F/F's are those posted on the Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union". See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A rare cover in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 379

(South Africa) Royal Tour, HRH Prince George, carried from Royal Train to Cape Town, bs 9/3, registered Klondyke (hs) cover franked 7d canc special RT crested postmark tying black/orange airmail etiquette..

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Royal Tour, HRH Prince George, carried from Royal Train to Cape Town, bs 9/3, registered Klondyke (hs) cover franked 7d canc special RT crested postmark tying black/orange airmail etiquette..
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Lot Number: 380

(South Africa) S Africa to USA, DURBAN to NEW YORK, by Union Airways to Johannesburg, departing on 22/8 on Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN181 and carried, in succession, by Artemis, Hadrian, Scipio, Sylvanus and finally Heracles, arriving London 30/8 where the grey blue/black airmail etiquette was cancelled by a red London double bar Jusqua hs. On by sea , delivered 8/9 private dated receiver. Plain cover, typed 'Per Imperial Airways', RATED 11d. Ex Proud collection.

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Date: 1934, Aug 17
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: S Africa to USA, DURBAN to NEW YORK, by Union Airways to Johannesburg, departing on 22/8 on Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN181 and carried, in succession, by Artemis, Hadrian, Scipio, Sylvanus and finally Heracles, arriving London 30/8 where the grey blue/black airmail etiquette was cancelled by a red London double bar Jusqua hs. On by sea , delivered 8/9 private dated receiver. Plain cover, typed 'Per Imperial Airways', RATED 11d. Ex Proud collection.
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Lot Number: 381

(South Africa) Empire Airmail Scheme Extension from South Africa to Kuwait, F/F Johannesburg to Kuwait, bs 14/6, via Basrah 13/6, plaincover franked 1 1/2d can Johannesburg cds tying blue/white airmail etiquette, black framed 'Par Avion/Jusqu'a (ms) Basra', Francis Field authentication hs verso. The first mails to arrive in Iraq without surcharge from South Africa can be identified by the backstamp '13 Jun 39', ref DSG Morton, South African Airmails, 2005, p74. A great item in fine condition. Image.

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Date: 1939, Jun 7
Est. price: £200.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Empire Airmail Scheme Extension from South Africa to Kuwait, F/F Johannesburg to Kuwait, bs 14/6, via Basrah 13/6, plaincover franked 1 1/2d can Johannesburg cds tying blue/white airmail etiquette, black framed 'Par Avion/Jusqu'a (ms) Basra', Francis Field authentication hs verso. The first mails to arrive in Iraq without surcharge from South Africa can be identified by the backstamp '13 Jun 39', ref DSG Morton, South African Airmails, 2005, p74. A great item in fine condition. Image.
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Lot Number: 382

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg to Outjo, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £18.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Johannesburg to Outjo, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 383

(South Africa) WWII censored airmail South Africa to Switzerland, JOHANNESBURG to GENEVA. By Imperial Airways Africa Service flight # DN250 which left 12 February (9 days late). arriving Brindisi 17/8 (9 days late). Then train via Milan and Chiasso to Geneva.Plain cover sealed South Africa censor tape, Franked 1/3 for air rate.

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Date: 1940, Feb 6
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South Africa

Description: WWII censored airmail South Africa to Switzerland, JOHANNESBURG to GENEVA. By Imperial Airways Africa Service flight # DN250 which left 12 February (9 days late). arriving Brindisi 17/8 (9 days late). Then train via Milan and Chiasso to Geneva.Plain cover sealed South Africa censor tape, Franked 1/3 for air rate.
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Lot Number: 384

(South Africa) Double rate WWII censored cover, Cape Town to Buenos Aires, 20 Nov 1942 Natal transit cds, plain cover franked 8/- (5/- (sg38, cat £35 used), 2/6d and 6d, canc Cape Town cds, sealed red/cream South Africa bilingual OBC censor tape tied by magenta 'coat of arms' /A' , typed 'By Air Mail'. Correctly rated for 2x the 4/- South Africa-US rate. Small non invasive top rh corner nibble, does not detract. See image.

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Date: 1942, Oct 28
Est. price: £45.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Double rate WWII censored cover, Cape Town to Buenos Aires, 20 Nov 1942 Natal transit cds, plain cover franked 8/- (5/- (sg38, cat £35 used), 2/6d and 6d, canc Cape Town cds, sealed red/cream South Africa bilingual OBC censor tape tied by magenta 'coat of arms' /A' , typed 'By Air Mail'. Correctly rated for 2x the 4/- South Africa-US rate. Small non invasive top rh corner nibble, does not detract. See image.
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Lot Number: 385

(South Africa) WWII dual censored cover, Durban to Buenos Aires, bs 2/4/43, plain cover franked 4/- (1/- block of 4), canc Durban cds, fine strike black framed 'Air Mail' hs. sealed red/cream South Africa bilingual OBC censor tape tied by violet 'coat of arms' /C' , and US EB Examiner 14021 (San Juan) censor tape. Correctly rated 4/- for the Africa-US rate.  Image.

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Date: 1943, Oct 2
Est. price: £35.00
Category: South Africa

Description: WWII dual censored cover, Durban to Buenos Aires, bs 2/4/43, plain cover franked 4/- (1/- block of 4), canc Durban cds, fine strike black framed 'Air Mail' hs. sealed red/cream South Africa bilingual OBC censor tape tied by violet 'coat of arms' /C' , and US EB Examiner 14021 (San Juan) censor tape. Correctly rated 4/- for the Africa-US rate. Image.
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Lot Number: 386

(South Africa) Scarce triple rated WWII censored cover, Johannesburg to San Francisco, plain cover franked 10/- + 6d, canc Johannesburg cds, typed 'By Air Mail', sealed US EB 30280 (Miami) censor tape. Correctly rated for 3x the 3/6d South Africa-US rate, which had been reduced from 4/-per 1/2oz on 28 August 1944.

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Date: 1944, Nov 11
Est. price: £75.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Scarce triple rated WWII censored cover, Johannesburg to San Francisco, plain cover franked 10/- + 6d, canc Johannesburg cds, typed 'By Air Mail', sealed US EB 30280 (Miami) censor tape. Correctly rated for 3x the 3/6d South Africa-US rate, which had been reduced from 4/-per 1/2oz on 28 August 1944.
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Lot Number: 387

(South Africa) Central African Airways, first direct airmail, Durban to Ndola, N Rhodesia, bs 7/11, attractive blue/dark blue/white souvenir cover, franked 3d, multicoloured CAA propaganda vignette verso.

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Date: 1954, Nov 7
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Central African Airways, first direct airmail, Durban to Ndola, N Rhodesia, bs 7/11, attractive blue/dark blue/white souvenir cover, franked 3d, multicoloured CAA propaganda vignette verso.
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Lot Number: 388

(South West Africa) SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Grootfontain to Omaruru, bs 1/8, reg (label) cover franked 10d and 2d, black circular 'Lugpos/Grootfontein/Air Mail' cachet.

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Date: 1931, Aug 1
Est. price: £15.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Grootfontain to Omaruru, bs 1/8, reg (label) cover franked 10d and 2d, black circular 'Lugpos/Grootfontein/Air Mail' cachet.
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Lot Number: 389

(South West Africa) SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Okahandja to Windhoek, bs 3/8, J Robertson registered (label) cover franked  8d, black circular 'Lugpos/Okahandja/Air Mail' cachet, black/orange airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Aug 3
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, Provisional Internal Air Services, F/F Okahandja to Windhoek, bs 3/8, J Robertson registered (label) cover franked 8d, black circular 'Lugpos/Okahandja/Air Mail' cachet, black/orange airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 390

(South West Africa) SWA to USA, carried on SWWA Airways first provisional internal (Southern) service, Windhoek to Keetmanshoop, bs 12/8, then on to California, bs 12/9 via New York 8/9, airmail etiquette cover, franked 15d , canc Windhoek cds and small metal die Lugpos/Air Mail. Good routing.

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Date: 1931, Aug 5
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA to USA, carried on SWWA Airways first provisional internal (Southern) service, Windhoek to Keetmanshoop, bs 12/8, then on to California, bs 12/9 via New York 8/9, airmail etiquette cover, franked 15d , canc Windhoek cds and small metal die Lugpos/Air Mail. Good routing.
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Lot Number: 391

(South West Africa) Bahamas acceptance, Windhoek to Nassau, bs 25/32, for carriage on the South West Africa Airways special Windhoek-Kimberley flight to connect with the Imperial Airways experimental London-Cape Town flight, Walter Hess corner cover franked 3d+4d air canc special 'Windhoek-Kimberley' postmark.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: Bahamas acceptance, Windhoek to Nassau, bs 25/32, for carriage on the South West Africa Airways special Windhoek-Kimberley flight to connect with the Imperial Airways experimental London-Cape Town flight, Walter Hess corner cover franked 3d+4d air canc special 'Windhoek-Kimberley' postmark.
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Lot Number: 392

(South West Africa) SWAA F/F, Marienthal to Uppington, bs 20/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc violet 'Lugpos/Marienthal/Air Mail' cachet, black/orange airmails etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £15.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA F/F, Marienthal to Uppington, bs 20/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc violet 'Lugpos/Marienthal/Air Mail' cachet, black/orange airmails etiquette.
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Lot Number: 393

(South West Africa) SWAA, F/F Keetmanshoop to Cape Town, bs 20/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc double circle "per lugpos/Keetmanshoop/ Air mail", also "Keetmanshoop SWA" cds, blue/black airmail etiquette, blue/black airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWAA, F/F Keetmanshoop to Cape Town, bs 20/12, J Robertson cover franked 4d, canc double circle "per lugpos/Keetmanshoop/ Air mail", also "Keetmanshoop SWA" cds, blue/black airmail etiquette, blue/black airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 394

(South West Africa) First carriage of internal mails by South African Airways from Windhoek to Keetmanshoop, bs 13/3, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1 1/2d canc small metal die 'Windhoek/Lugpos ds. Uncommon, ref Stern 98.

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Date: 1935, Mar 11
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: First carriage of internal mails by South African Airways from Windhoek to Keetmanshoop, bs 13/3, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1 1/2d canc small metal die 'Windhoek/Lugpos ds. Uncommon, ref Stern 98.
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Lot Number: 395

(South West Africa) Kalahari Feeder service, F/F Windhoek to Maun, bs 5/11, plain cover franked SWA 1d canc Windhoek cds. No cachets were applied to this mail.

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Date: 1938, Nov 5
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: Kalahari Feeder service, F/F Windhoek to Maun, bs 5/11, plain cover franked SWA 1d canc Windhoek cds. No cachets were applied to this mail.
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Lot Number: 396

(South West Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Outjo to Loanda, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.

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Date: 1939, Aug 22
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Outjo to Loanda, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 397

(South West Africa) First return SAA new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, also a further extension of the Kalahari Service, Outjo to Windhoek, bs 25/8, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.Narrow strip former mounting tape centre top edge verso, does not detract. Scarce.

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Date: 1939, Aug 25
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: First return SAA new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, also a further extension of the Kalahari Service, Outjo to Windhoek, bs 25/8, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet.. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support.Narrow strip former mounting tape centre top edge verso, does not detract. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 398

(South West Africa) Outjo to Windhoek, bs 25/8, new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce.

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Date: 1939, Aug 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: Outjo to Windhoek, bs 25/8, new West Coast service, South to South West Africa and Angola, violet straight line "First Flight West Coast" cachet. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce.
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Lot Number: 399

(Southern Rhodesia) Imperial Airways experimental flight, Bulawayo to Johannesburg, bs 21/12, violet straight line "Experimental Flight" hs, orange, blue/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 5d, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1931, Dec 19
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Imperial Airways experimental flight, Bulawayo to Johannesburg, bs 21/12, violet straight line "Experimental Flight" hs, orange, blue/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 5d, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 400

(Southern Rhodesia) Imperial Airways interrupted flight first flight Salisbury to London, uncommon and attractive souvenir cover franked 10d, Carried on the first regular flight Cape Town-London. En route from Salisbury the City of Delhi had to make an emergency landing due to bad weather near Broken Hill. The mail was transferred to the City of Baghdad, and the mail arrived in Athens 13 days later than scheduled. Interesting.

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Date: 1932, Jan 28
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Imperial Airways interrupted flight first flight Salisbury to London, uncommon and attractive souvenir cover franked 10d, Carried on the first regular flight Cape Town-London. En route from Salisbury the City of Delhi had to make an emergency landing due to bad weather near Broken Hill. The mail was transferred to the City of Baghdad, and the mail arrived in Athens 13 days later than scheduled. Interesting.
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