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Lot Number: 401

(Singapore) Singapore to London, 30/10 arrival ds on front, imprint etiquette cover franked Straits 40c, ms 'Via Imperial Airways, carried on Imperial Airways Far Eastern service #290 by Arethusa to Johdpur, Hanno to Sharjah, Satyrus to Brindisi and heracles to London.

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Date: 1934, Oct 20
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to London, 30/10 arrival ds on front, imprint etiquette cover franked Straits 40c, ms 'Via Imperial Airways, carried on Imperial Airways Far Eastern service #290 by Arethusa to Johdpur, Hanno to Sharjah, Satyrus to Brindisi and heracles to London.
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Lot Number: 402

(Singapore) Imperial Airways/Qantas, signed F/F Singapore to Perth, bs 21/12, a fine and cover carried on first regular weekly service UK-Australia, correctly franked Straits Settlements 25c, etiquette cover, ms '1st Air Mail/Singapore-Australia/16.12.34',  signed verso by V. Gory Wilson, Imperial Airways chief pilot based at Singapore.

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Date: 1934, Dec 14
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Imperial Airways/Qantas, signed F/F Singapore to Perth, bs 21/12, a fine and cover carried on first regular weekly service UK-Australia, correctly franked Straits Settlements 25c, etiquette cover, ms '1st Air Mail/Singapore-Australia/16.12.34', signed verso by V. Gory Wilson, Imperial Airways chief pilot based at Singapore.
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Lot Number: 403

(Singapore) Singapore to Toronto, Canada, dark blue/white 'Canada National Railways' corner imprint cover franked 25c per 1/2oz UK & Empire rate, blue/white airmail etiquette cancelled red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London, typed 'By Imperial Airways/Singapore-London'.

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Date: 1936, Nov 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to Toronto, Canada, dark blue/white 'Canada National Railways' corner imprint cover franked 25c per 1/2oz UK & Empire rate, blue/white airmail etiquette cancelled red double bar Jusqu'a applied in London, typed 'By Imperial Airways/Singapore-London'.
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Lot Number: 404

(Singapore) Singapore to England, imprint etiquette cover franked Straits Settlements 8c, canc Singapore/II cds, correctly rated 8c for  carriage by 'All Up' Empire Air Mail Scheme.

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Date: 1938, Aug 8
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to England, imprint etiquette cover franked Straits Settlements 8c, canc Singapore/II cds, correctly rated 8c for carriage by 'All Up' Empire Air Mail Scheme.
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Lot Number: 405

(Singapore) Singapore to Carl Zeiss, Jena, Germany by KLM (Dutch) airline, commercial imprint airmail etiquette cover franked $1.30 double rate (2x65c per 1/2oz).

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Date: 1938, Oct 4
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to Carl Zeiss, Jena, Germany by KLM (Dutch) airline, commercial imprint airmail etiquette cover franked $1.30 double rate (2x65c per 1/2oz).
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Lot Number: 406

(Singapore) F/F FAM 14, Singapore to Honolulu, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.

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Date: 1941, May 10
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Singapore

Description: F/F FAM 14, Singapore to Honolulu, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.
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Lot Number: 407

(Singapore) F/F FAM 14, Singapore to San Francisco, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.

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Date: 1941, May 10
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Singapore

Description: F/F FAM 14, Singapore to San Francisco, cachet, b/s, violet triangular Singapore censor mark, official long cover, 23x10cm.
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Lot Number: 408

(South Africa) First fight Red Cross Aerial Post, large 3 1/2" wings first Cape flight  "Make Your Sixpence Fly" souvenir PC, franked KGV 1/2d canc special 'Aerial Post' datestamp "AERIAL POST/7 Oct 18/SOUTH / AFRICA" cds. The stamp has a scuffed lower lh corner, and the top lh corner of the card has a minor bend. See image.

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Date: 1918, Oct 7
Est. price: £45.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First fight Red Cross Aerial Post, large 3 1/2" wings first Cape flight "Make Your Sixpence Fly" souvenir PC, franked KGV 1/2d canc special 'Aerial Post' datestamp "AERIAL POST/7 Oct 18/SOUTH / AFRICA" cds. The stamp has a scuffed lower lh corner, and the top lh corner of the card has a minor bend. See image.
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Lot Number: 409

(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: 410

(South Africa) F/F  Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, no arrival ds, uncommon red st. line "Miller Service, 1929", "Per First Flight" and "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, PC franked 4 1/2d. Image.

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Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: F/F Regular Airmail Service in South Africa, Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, no arrival ds, uncommon red st. line "Miller Service, 1929", "Per First Flight" and "Per Air Mail-Lugpos" cachets, PC franked 4 1/2d. Image.
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Lot Number: 411

(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: 412

(South Africa) Interrupted flight Kimberley to Mbeya, bs 6/2, carried on first regular flight Cape Town-London, left Cape Town January 27 but  forced down at Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, delayed 7 days, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Interrupted flight Kimberley to Mbeya, bs 6/2, carried on first regular flight Cape Town-London, left Cape Town January 27 but forced down at Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, delayed 7 days, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 413

(South Africa) SPECIAL FLIGHT carried by the City of Delhi on the occasion of the opening of the airport at De Ar, Cape Town to De Ar, bs 18/5, Wyndham cover with House of Assembly/Cape Town logo on flap, signed by the pilot F.C.Elliot-Wilson. Scarce, only 39 flown

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Date: 1932, May 18
Est. price: £40.00
Category: South Africa

Description: SPECIAL FLIGHT carried by the City of Delhi on the occasion of the opening of the airport at De Ar, Cape Town to De Ar, bs 18/5, Wyndham cover with House of Assembly/Cape Town logo on flap, signed by the pilot F.C.Elliot-Wilson. Scarce, only 39 flown
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Lot Number: 414

(South Africa) First South Africa acceptance for extension of Empire Airmail Service to Burma, Cape Town to Rangoon, bs 1/10, franked 1/- and 4d airs, Wyndham cover with purple House of Assembly/Cape Town logo on flap, Imperial Aw/ITCA.  Only few pieces of mail were prepared for this service.

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Date: 1933, Sep 13
Est. price: £75.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First South Africa acceptance for extension of Empire Airmail Service to Burma, Cape Town to Rangoon, bs 1/10, franked 1/- and 4d airs, Wyndham cover with purple House of Assembly/Cape Town logo on flap, Imperial Aw/ITCA. Only few pieces of mail were prepared for this service.
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Lot Number: 415

(South Africa) The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from South Africa via the Royal Train for the RANA F/F from Southern Rhodesia to Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3 registered (hs) cover franked  9d South Africa stamps, canc  fine strikes black oval crown over bilingual 'Royal Tour HRH Prince George/6-II 34/South Africa" postmarks, blue/black airmail etiquette, and violet two line "First Air Mail" and black two line "S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland" cachets. The flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given. "The most desirable covers are those posted on Prince George's Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union". See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25.  A scarce item in fine condition.

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Date: 1934, Mar 8
Est. price: £150.00
Category: South Africa

Description: The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from South Africa via the Royal Train for the RANA F/F from Southern Rhodesia to Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Blantyre 9/3 registered (hs) cover franked 9d South Africa stamps, canc fine strikes black oval crown over bilingual 'Royal Tour HRH Prince George/6-II 34/South Africa" postmarks, blue/black airmail etiquette, and violet two line "First Air Mail" and black two line "S.Rhodesia/Nyasaland" cachets. The flight was not announced outside Nyasaland and S. Rhodesia and even then only seven days notice was given. "The most desirable covers are those posted on Prince George's Royal Train while it was in Basutoland and in the Union". See South African Air Mails, Morton D.G., 2005, p25. A scarce item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 416

(South Africa) AFRICA TO NEW ZEALAND, Cape Town to Ashhurst, FIRST ACCEPTANCE of African 'all the way' airmail for New Zealand for carriage on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN NORTHBOUND service AN 196 to Cairo 11/12, to connect with the first extension of the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS EASTBOUND service IE 298 from Singapore to Brisbane. Special violet/cream 'Library of Parliament/Cape Town PC correctly FRANKED 10d, with  a message of Christmas greetings HANDWRITTEN  BY L.G.WYNDHAM. An exceptional item in very fine condition, ex the Ted Proud archives.

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Date: 1934, Dec 6
Est. price: £150.00
Category: South Africa

Description: AFRICA TO NEW ZEALAND, Cape Town to Ashhurst, FIRST ACCEPTANCE of African 'all the way' airmail for New Zealand for carriage on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN NORTHBOUND service AN 196 to Cairo 11/12, to connect with the first extension of the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS EASTBOUND service IE 298 from Singapore to Brisbane. Special violet/cream 'Library of Parliament/Cape Town PC correctly FRANKED 10d, with a message of Christmas greetings HANDWRITTEN BY L.G.WYNDHAM. An exceptional item in very fine condition, ex the Ted Proud archives.
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Lot Number: 417

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Lobito, 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: £16.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Lobito, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 418

(South Africa) New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Mossamedes, 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: £16.00
Category: South Africa

Description: New link with Angola, Cape Town-Windhoek-Loanda Direct Service, F/F Cape Town to Mossamedes, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, violet straight line 'First Flight - West Coast' cachet. Image.
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Lot Number: 419

(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: 420

(South Africa) INWARD, Qantas Avro Lancastrian 1st survey flight, Australia to South Africa, blue/cream Australia-South Africa vignette cover with winged 'EA' logo on flap, franked Australia 2 1/2d canc Sydney 14/11/48, also Johannesburg 20/11/48 cds over South Africa 1 1/2d stamp confirming date of arrival. Signed by the pilot Capt. L.R.Ambrose.

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Date: 1948, Nov 14
Est. price: £100.00
Category: South Africa

Description: INWARD, Qantas Avro Lancastrian 1st survey flight, Australia to South Africa, blue/cream Australia-South Africa vignette cover with winged 'EA' logo on flap, franked Australia 2 1/2d canc Sydney 14/11/48, also Johannesburg 20/11/48 cds over South Africa 1 1/2d stamp confirming date of arrival. Signed by the pilot Capt. L.R.Ambrose.
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Lot Number: 421

(South Africa) Qantas Avro Lancastrian return 1st survey flight, South Africa to Australia, blue/cream South Africa-Australia vignette cover with winged 'EA' logo on flap, franked South Africa 1 1/2d canc Jo'burg 27/11, also  Sydney 1/12 over Australia 1 1/2d stamp confirming date of arrival. Signed by the pilot Capt. L.R.Ambrose. AAMC 1194

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Date: 1948, Nov 27
Est. price: £125.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Qantas Avro Lancastrian return 1st survey flight, South Africa to Australia, blue/cream South Africa-Australia vignette cover with winged 'EA' logo on flap, franked South Africa 1 1/2d canc Jo'burg 27/11, also Sydney 1/12 over Australia 1 1/2d stamp confirming date of arrival. Signed by the pilot Capt. L.R.Ambrose. AAMC 1194
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Lot Number: 422

(South Africa) South Africa to Netherlands and return, cover flown by KLM, franked FDI SA Van Riebeek set canc special 'Van Riebeek' cds, and FDI Netherlands 'Van Riebeek' set canc special Culemborg cds.

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Date: 1952, Apr 14
Est. price: £25.00
Category: South Africa

Description: South Africa to Netherlands and return, cover flown by KLM, franked FDI SA Van Riebeek set canc special 'Van Riebeek' cds, and FDI Netherlands 'Van Riebeek' set canc special Culemborg cds.
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Lot Number: 423

(South Africa) Central African Airways, first "Coastal Viking" direct service Durban-Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, service, bs 3/4, blue/white official souvenir cover, offering a fast, direct service to the South African coast.. Multicoloured CAA propaganda vignette verso.

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Date: 1954, Apr 3
Est. price: £30.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Central African Airways, first "Coastal Viking" direct service Durban-Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, service, bs 3/4, blue/white official souvenir cover, offering a fast, direct service to the South African coast.. Multicoloured CAA propaganda vignette verso.
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Lot Number: 424

(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: £18.00
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: 425

(South West Africa) SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Windhoek to Walvis Bay, bs 11/8 plain cover, franked 4d canc Windhoek cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet. Francis Field authentication hs.

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Date: 1931, Aug 10
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Windhoek to Walvis Bay, bs 11/8 plain cover, franked 4d canc Windhoek cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet. Francis Field authentication hs.
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Lot Number: 426

(South West Africa) SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Walvis Bay to Windhoek, bs 11/8 plain cover, franked 4d canc Walvis Bay cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet. Francis Field authentication hs.

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Date: 1931, Aug 11
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA Airways first provisional internal service, Walvis Bay to Windhoek, bs 11/8 plain cover, franked 4d canc Walvis Bay cds and special Lugpos Airmail cachet. Francis Field authentication hs.
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Lot Number: 427

(South West Africa) F/F Windhoek to Kimberley 20/12, (SWA feeder link) then on to Cape Town, having connected with the IAW London-Cape Town Christmas experimental flight, reg cover, South West African/Imperial Airways. Non invasive ironed vertical crease. Image.

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

Description: F/F Windhoek to Kimberley 20/12, (SWA feeder link) then on to Cape Town, having connected with the IAW London-Cape Town Christmas experimental flight, reg cover, South West African/Imperial Airways. Non invasive ironed vertical crease. Image.
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Lot Number: 428

(South West Africa) Windhoek to Keetmanshoop 27/1, first regular SWA Airways feeder service to connect with IAW Cape Town to Croydon service, Springbok cover franked 4d, small metal die 'Air Mail' ds applied at Windhoek.

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Date: 1932, Jan 26
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: Windhoek to Keetmanshoop 27/1, first regular SWA Airways feeder service to connect with IAW Cape Town to Croydon service, Springbok cover franked 4d, small metal die 'Air Mail' ds applied at Windhoek.
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Lot Number: 429

(South West Africa) Windhoek to Bloemfontein, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2 pair SWA opts, canc small Windhoek Air Mail cds. This flight connected with the last through service by Imperial Airways to Cape Town from London. On April 1st this section was taken over by SA Airways, ref Stern flight 129.

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Date: 1936, Mar 28
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: Windhoek to Bloemfontein, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2 pair SWA opts, canc small Windhoek Air Mail cds. This flight connected with the last through service by Imperial Airways to Cape Town from London. On April 1st this section was taken over by SA Airways, ref Stern flight 129.
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Lot Number: 430

(South West Africa) West Coast extension of the South Africa Airways new Kalahari West Coast service, Windhoek, SWA to Luanda, Angola, bs 22/8,  plain cover franked 1 1/2d per 1/2oz EAMS rate. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce item in fine condition.

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Date: 1939, Aug 21
Est. price: £25.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: West Coast extension of the South Africa Airways new Kalahari West Coast service, Windhoek, SWA to Luanda, Angola, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 1 1/2d per 1/2oz EAMS rate. Only three flights on this service before war broke out when service was abandoned due to lack of support. Scarce item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 431

(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 Cape Town, bs 26/8, 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: £25.00
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 Cape Town, bs 26/8, 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: 432

(Southern Rhodesia) Gatooma-Salisbury 27/2 -London, carried Imperial AW F/F Cape Town-London, plain cover franked 10d, violet F/F cachet. Non invasive ironed vertical crease. See image.

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Date: 1932, Jan 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Gatooma-Salisbury 27/2 -London, carried Imperial AW F/F Cape Town-London, plain cover franked 10d, violet F/F cachet. Non invasive ironed vertical crease. See image.
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Lot Number: 433

(Southern Rhodesia) RANA F/F Salisbury to Blantyre, bs 9/3, black two line "S Rhodesia Nyasaland" hs's, violet 'First Official Air Mail', official souvenir  cover with trimotor silhouette franked 4d.

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Date: 1934, Mar 9
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: RANA F/F Salisbury to Blantyre, bs 9/3, black two line "S Rhodesia Nyasaland" hs's, violet 'First Official Air Mail', official souvenir cover with trimotor silhouette franked 4d.
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Lot Number: 434

(Southern Rhodesia) First dispatch of mail from S. Rhodesia to Portuguese East Africa, Bulawayo to Tananarive b/s 4/8, Imperial Airways 'winged logo' cover, franked 1/3d, typed "Via Broken Hill". Carried by Imperial AW to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new Franco-Belgian 'Broken Hill-Madagascar' service. For good references see Morton 2005.

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Date: 1934, Aug 1
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: First dispatch of mail from S. Rhodesia to Portuguese East Africa, Bulawayo to Tananarive b/s 4/8, Imperial Airways 'winged logo' cover, franked 1/3d, typed "Via Broken Hill". Carried by Imperial AW to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new Franco-Belgian 'Broken Hill-Madagascar' service. For good references see Morton 2005.
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Lot Number: 435

(Southern Rhodesia) Umtali to London, 19/19 Ibstock arrival cds on front, carried on the Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways first internal flight from Umtali to Salisbury, b/s 5/10, Wyndham cover franked 6d, canc Umtali cds, airmail etiquette, typed 'First Air Mail Flight/Umtali-England'. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Only 15 flown.

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Date: 1935, Oct 5
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Umtali to London, 19/19 Ibstock arrival cds on front, carried on the Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways first internal flight from Umtali to Salisbury, b/s 5/10, Wyndham cover franked 6d, canc Umtali cds, airmail etiquette, typed 'First Air Mail Flight/Umtali-England'. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Only 15 flown.
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Lot Number: 436

(Southern Rhodesia) First direct flight Bulawayo to Beira by RANA to Beira, b/s 30/6, red three line cachet, violet "Por Avio" hs, printed etiquette cover franked 2d, Francis Field authentication hs verso. This flight connected with the Flying Boat service from Durban but only 25 covers were flown to Beira (ref. Stern).This fight is recorded in but a few of the standard works of reference.

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Date: 1937, Jun 30
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: First direct flight Bulawayo to Beira by RANA to Beira, b/s 30/6, red three line cachet, violet "Por Avio" hs, printed etiquette cover franked 2d, Francis Field authentication hs verso. This flight connected with the Flying Boat service from Durban but only 25 covers were flown to Beira (ref. Stern).This fight is recorded in but a few of the standard works of reference.
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Lot Number: 437

(Southern Rhodesia) Salisbury to London carried on the first post war Springbok service by DC4 from Johannesburg to London via Nairobi, Khartoum and Tripoli, franked 1/3d at Salisbury (1d PSE with additional 6d, 8d). LESS THAN 10 CARRIED.

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Date: 1946, Jul 23
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Salisbury to London carried on the first post war Springbok service by DC4 from Johannesburg to London via Nairobi, Khartoum and Tripoli, franked 1/3d at Salisbury (1d PSE with additional 6d, 8d). LESS THAN 10 CARRIED.
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Lot Number: 438

(St Vincent) Rare St Vincent "Hummingbird" flight to Barbados, bs 30/7, the first and only official air mail. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc St Vincent/30 JY 32 cds, typed "First Air Mail/Special First Flight St Vincent to Barbados/by Humming Bird". A letter of expertisation from Francis Field accompanies this item.

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Date: 1932, Jul 29
Est. price: £30.00
Category: St Vincent

Description: Rare St Vincent "Hummingbird" flight to Barbados, bs 30/7, the first and only official air mail. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc St Vincent/30 JY 32 cds, typed "First Air Mail/Special First Flight St Vincent to Barbados/by Humming Bird". A letter of expertisation from Francis Field accompanies this item.
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Lot Number: 439

(Sudan) Imperial Airways, Wadi Halfa to Kisumu bs 10/3, flown on the inaugural England-East Africa service, blue/white souvenir 'map' cover franked 2P 10ml. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Mar 5
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Sudan

Description: Imperial Airways, Wadi Halfa to Kisumu bs 10/3, flown on the inaugural England-East Africa service, blue/white souvenir 'map' cover franked 2P 10ml. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 440

(Sudan) Imperial Airways, Wadi Halfa to Mwanza first flight cachet, but dropped off at Khartoum, bs 7/3, and on to Omdurman, bs 7/3, flown on inaugural England-East Africa service, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 2P 7ml.

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Date: 1931, Mar 5
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Sudan

Description: Imperial Airways, Wadi Halfa to Mwanza first flight cachet, but dropped off at Khartoum, bs 7/3, and on to Omdurman, bs 7/3, flown on inaugural England-East Africa service, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 2P 7ml.
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Lot Number: 441

(Sudan) Cover flown  F/F WadI Halfa to Mwanza, bs Kisumu 10/3, Roessler airmail cover franked 2p 10ml, black 'First Flight/Halfa to Mwanza' biplane cachet, Imperial Airways. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Mar 12
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Sudan

Description: Cover flown F/F WadI Halfa to Mwanza, bs Kisumu 10/3, Roessler airmail cover franked 2p 10ml, black 'First Flight/Halfa to Mwanza' biplane cachet, Imperial Airways. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 442

(Sudan) F/F Juba to Athens, bs 13/3, carried on return of inaugural London to East Africa service, black "Juba to London" cachet and violet Athens "plane" reception cachet on front, blue map cover, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1931, Mar 12
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Sudan

Description: F/F Juba to Athens, bs 13/3, carried on return of inaugural London to East Africa service, black "Juba to London" cachet and violet Athens "plane" reception cachet on front, blue map cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 443

(Sudan) F/F Khartoum to London, carried on return of inaugural London to East Africa service, violet Khartoum -London biplane cachet, official blue map cover franked 2P 10ml., Imperial Airways. Ironed vertical crease.

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Date: 1931, Mar 12
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Sudan

Description: F/F Khartoum to London, carried on return of inaugural London to East Africa service, violet Khartoum -London biplane cachet, official blue map cover franked 2P 10ml., Imperial Airways. Ironed vertical crease.
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Lot Number: 444

(Sudan) First acceptance of mail from Sudan for USA for carriage on Imperial Airways inaugural East Africa-England service, Juba to London, Imperial Airways House London arrival verso, and on to Appleton, WIsc bs 29/3, black "First Flight/Juba to London" biplane F/F cachet, Roessler yellow/olive "London to Cape/Air Mail/First Flight" envelope, ref ROE.FF5, illustrated p91 Newton, franked 2P 15ml. Scarce final destination since only 154 were flown to London.

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Date: 1931, Mar 13
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Sudan

Description: First acceptance of mail from Sudan for USA for carriage on Imperial Airways inaugural East Africa-England service, Juba to London, Imperial Airways House London arrival verso, and on to Appleton, WIsc bs 29/3, black "First Flight/Juba to London" biplane F/F cachet, Roessler yellow/olive "London to Cape/Air Mail/First Flight" envelope, ref ROE.FF5, illustrated p91 Newton, franked 2P 15ml. Scarce final destination since only 154 were flown to London.
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Lot Number: 445

(Sudan) SCARCE F/F Wadi Halfa to Mbeya 7/1/32, via Moshi 18/12 and Dar es Salaam 23/12, carried on the Imperial Airways experimental extension to Cape Town in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, blue/orange/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 2P10ml, canc Sudan Air Mail/Wadi Halfa cds, black Halfa to-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Flown as far as Moshi, then onward by surface, small mail.

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Date: 1931, Dec 12
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Sudan

Description: SCARCE F/F Wadi Halfa to Mbeya 7/1/32, via Moshi 18/12 and Dar es Salaam 23/12, carried on the Imperial Airways experimental extension to Cape Town in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, blue/orange/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 2P10ml, canc Sudan Air Mail/Wadi Halfa cds, black Halfa to-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Flown as far as Moshi, then onward by surface, small mail.
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Lot Number: 446

(Sudan) FIRST SERVICE AT REDUCED RATE, Khartoum to Malakal, bs fine strike 8/3, carried on First Southbound  IAW Central Africa Service AN 53 flown by either 'Apollo', plain cover franked 14ml, canc Sudan/Khartoum/date illegible, grey/light blue/dark blue airmail 'Africa India' vignette. First southbound Africa service by both Apollo and City of Cape Town.

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Date: 1932, Mar 8
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Sudan

Description: FIRST SERVICE AT REDUCED RATE, Khartoum to Malakal, bs fine strike 8/3, carried on First Southbound IAW Central Africa Service AN 53 flown by either 'Apollo', plain cover franked 14ml, canc Sudan/Khartoum/date illegible, grey/light blue/dark blue airmail 'Africa India' vignette. First southbound Africa service by both Apollo and City of Cape Town.
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Lot Number: 447

(Sudan) OMDURMAN to ATABARA, 30/4 arrival ds on front, first IAW northbound African service (#AN 112) by 'Amalthea' and the first Armstrong Whitworth Atlanta landplane to operate through Juba. 10ml PSE with additional 25ml. Uncommon internal flight. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.

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Date: 1933, Apr 29
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Sudan

Description: OMDURMAN to ATABARA, 30/4 arrival ds on front, first IAW northbound African service (#AN 112) by 'Amalthea' and the first Armstrong Whitworth Atlanta landplane to operate through Juba. 10ml PSE with additional 25ml. Uncommon internal flight. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, pub 1991.
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Lot Number: 448

(Sudan) F/F Jet Prop Britannia, Khartoum to Rome, bs 4/11, official souvenir cover, BOAC/SAA

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Date: 1957, Feb 1
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Sudan

Description: F/F Jet Prop Britannia, Khartoum to Rome, bs 4/11, official souvenir cover, BOAC/SAA
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Lot Number: 449

(Switzerland) Military commemorative flight, Zurich to Basel, all cachets, tied vignette, tied black on pale green etiquette, special printed card franked 10c and 25c air canc special blue framed postmark, and illustration of monument verso. Image.

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Date: 1925, May 10
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Military commemorative flight, Zurich to Basel, all cachets, tied vignette, tied black on pale green etiquette, special printed card franked 10c and 25c air canc special blue framed postmark, and illustration of monument verso. Image.
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Lot Number: 450

(Switzerland) Mittelholzer First Africa Flight, Zurich to Alexandria, bs 13/12, plain cover franked 20c, 40c and 20c air, canc Zurich cds, black boxed "Afrikaflug" cachet. Faint ironed vertical crease, see image.

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Date: 1926, Nov 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Mittelholzer First Africa Flight, Zurich to Alexandria, bs 13/12, plain cover franked 20c, 40c and 20c air, canc Zurich cds, black boxed "Afrikaflug" cachet. Faint ironed vertical crease, see image.
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