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Stamp auction - 2 April 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 2 April 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 160 - World Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
203
Used (on letter or envelope)
SOUTHERN AFRICA Ex-Dealers stock of 215 covers in protectors (priced to sell at £2450) incl. first flights, censored, registered, active service, POW mail, official etc. incl. British Bechuanaland, B.C.A, Nyasaland, Malawi, B.E.A, K.U.T, Northern Rhodesia, Basutoland, Cape of Good Hope, Swaziland etc. Useful lot, viewing recommended. £300 to 400 £380.00
204
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
AIRMAILS NEAR EAST group of fifteen flown covers, various routes & stages incl. 1920 Karachi - Bombay, 1923 Baghdad - Cairo - Paris, 1926 Cairo - Baghdad - Basra, 1928 Calcutta - Akyab RAF Flying Boat, 1929 Imperial Airways London - Karachi, 1929 London - Basra - Karachi, 1929 Bushire Iran - London etc. (15) £100 to 150 £250.00
205
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AIR LETTERS approx 250 both used & unused, all folded and mostly typed addressed, good variety, generally fine throughout. £80 to 100 N/S
206
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH WEST INDIES 1930-32 first flight covers (4), Grenada 1930 July 20th NYRBA St. Georges - Port of Spain, Jamaica PAA 1930 Dec 10th Kingston - St. Johns Antigua with cachet (circa 36 flown), Montserrat 1932 Feb 23rd RNAS Seaplane flight Plymouth - St. Kitts onto Port of Spain (38 flown), St. Vincent 1932 July 29th Hummingbird flight Kingston - Barbados (98 flown), attractive group. £100 to 120 £90.00
207
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
EUROPE first flight covers (8) ALBANIA 1925 June 1st AAL Red Cross flight Tirana - Scutari special cover (250 flown), ESTONIA 1920 March 12th mostly franked first flight cover incl. new 5 mark Air stamp registered flown Tallin - Helsinki scarce, HOLLAND 1933 June 15th KLM first flight Enschede - London, Croydon (81 flown), ICELAND 1939 July 30th Glider flight Sandskeid - Reykjavik special card posted on arrival & pilot signed, Liechtenstein 1935 July 1st OAG FF Vaduz - Innsbruck cacheted franked Airstamp 60rp, another similar but then on to Switzerland same franking, PORTUGAL 1940 April 7th KLM/PAA first flight Horta - Lisbon - Porto (about 30 flown), 1929 May 21st Lufthansa first flight Saarbrucken - Berlin with airport arrival cachet. Super lot of attractive First Flights. £130 to 160 £130.00
208
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
IMPERIAL AIRWAYS first flight covers (2) Malaya 1934 Dec 15th Singapore - Perth, Australia pilot signed V. G. Wilson (scarce signature), Malta 1931 July 3rd first acceptance flight Africa by African service Valletta - Dar Es Salaam Via Mwanza. £60 to 75 £72.00
209
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
IMPERIAL AIRWAYS first flight covers, Netherlands 1931 Feb 26th acceptance for London - Mwanza official cover, Italy 1934 Dec 10th Brindisi - Longreach registered cover. Scarce. (2) £50 to 60 £92.00
210
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
IMPERIAL AIRWAYS first flight covers (3), Canada 1939 Montreal - Southampton scarce, official cover withdrawn design with cachet, Gibraltar 1933 June 26th Acceptance for first flight London - Calcutta official cover with cachet & signed Stephen Smith, Hong Kong 1937 Dec 19th Hong Kong - Bangkok . £75 to 90 £92.00
211
Used (on letter or envelope)
MARITIME/SHIPPING related collection of 100 covers/cards within a modern album incl. postcard from Major Wright & Co, Elsinore 27th June 1876 giving accounts of ship movements observed to a ship owner in Hartlepool from Kopenhagen, 1900 cover posted Z.A.R per the SS Gironde to Hornsey reverse bears pink postdepartment Z.A. Republiek censor label, RMS Queen Elizabeth 1946 Maiden Voyage, 1939 posted on the high seas/S.S. Monarch of Bermuda, 1932 San Francisco Harbour Day, 1937 Edward VIII Wedding covers (2) both bear DAMAGED BY WATER/DURING VOYAGE, Lifeboat commemorative covers, PAQUEBOT Maritime/mail marks,1973 Skylab II recovery force etc. £80 to 100 £230.00
212
Used (on letter or envelope)
MEDITERRANEAN MAIL 1828-40 two EL's from Tunis to Genoa by named captains with s/line or three line VIA DI MARE marks, the latter item slit for disinfection (both ex Robertson collection), also 1849 EL Naples - Florence with clear oval VILLA DI MARSIGLIA/PIROSCAFI/MARIA ANTONIETTA ship's h/stamp. Attractive trio. (3) £80 to 100 £105.00
213
Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTAL HISTORY ACCUMULATION of covers incl. much WWII censored mail from Italy, USA, GB, Yugoslavia, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland etc. Also interesting Poland, Hungary, Russia, a few Argentina items of stationery etc. Viewing recommended. (86) £50 to 70 £210.00
214
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
QANTAS first flight covers (4) 1947 July 17th official cover Rabaul - Sydney pilot signed, by 3 pilots, another but Hollandia - Lae pilot signed, 1953 Nov 20th official cover Bangkok - Sydney pilot signed. £65 to 80 N/S
215
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
SOUTH & CENTRAL AMERICA range of first flight covers (9), Brazil Pansir 1939 Jan 14th Pacos De Caldas - Rio company cover with cachet British Guiana P.A.A 1931 Feb 6th Georgetown - Guayaquil with cachet. Canal Zone Panacra 1929 Oct 8th Cristobal - Buenos Aires pilot signed E. G. Schultz with cachet (143 flown), Columbia Scadta survey flight 1925 Aug 10th Barranquilla - Cristobal with cachet company label (on reverse) scarce, Costa Rica ETNA 1933 Feb 3rd San Jose - Guanacast with cachet (50 flown), El Salvador PAA 1931 June 29th San Salvador - USA - Canada with cachets & pilot signed, Guatemala 1926 Aug 29th Guatemala City - Santa Rosa with cachet (160 flown), Honduras PAA 1929 Dec 14th Tegucigalpa - San Lorenzo - San Salvador with cachets, Paraguay CGA (French line) 1929 Feb 27th Asuncion - Toulouse reg cover on to London with cachets, b/stamped Camberwell, scarce. £180 to 220 N/S
216
Used (on letter or envelope)
WORLD POSTAL HISTORY ACCUMULATION approx. 700 in a box, European & British Commemorative earlier to first flights, Third Reich censored mail, stationery, FDC's etc. Nothing special. £100 to 150 £160.00
 
   
       
   
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