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HONG KONG 1932 multi franked airmail envelope addressed to Tonkin carried on the first leg of the Hong Kong - Marseille service, adhesives tied HONG KONG c.d.s. 4 NO 32 struck in red. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
HONG KONG

1932 multi franked airmail envelope addressed to Tonkin carried on the first leg of the Hong Kong - Marseille service, adhesives tied 'HONG KONG' c.d.s. '4 NO 32' struck in red. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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ZANZIBAR 1932 First flight envelope to Nairobi franked 20c adhesive tied ZANZIBAR c.d.s. 19 JY 32 A further strike below dated 20 AU 32 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
ZANZIBAR

1932 First flight envelope to Nairobi franked 20c adhesive tied 'ZANZIBAR' c.d.s. '19 JY 32' A further strike below dated '20 AU 32' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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SOMALILAND 1935 F.F. envelope Ala Littoria franked a, 2a & 8a adhesives tied "BERBERA" c.d.s. 18 DE 1935; addressed to Rome. "SUDAN AIR MAIL KHARTOUM" transit and receiving c.d.s. on the reverse. 15 flown.
SOMALILAND

1935 F.F. envelope 'Ala Littoria' franked a, 2a & 8a adhesives tied "BERBERA" c.d.s. '18 DE 1935'; addressed to Rome. "SUDAN AIR MAIL KHARTOUM" transit and receiving c.d.s. on the reverse. 15 flown.

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NORTHERN RHODESIA 1934 FF airmail envelope addressed to Madagascar franked 1/- & 1d adhesives tied BROKEN HILL c.d.s. 1 AUG 34 Receiving cancellation on the reverse
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1934 FF airmail envelope addressed to Madagascar franked 1/- & 1d adhesives tied 'BROKEN HILL' c.d.s. '1 AUG 34' Receiving cancellation on the reverse

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CYPRUS 1933 First Flight envelope (9th December) carried on Cyprus-Singapore leg. Franked horizontal pair 1p and single 2a adhesive tied "LIMASSOL" c.d.s. 9 DE 33. Scarce.
CYPRUS

1933 First Flight envelope (9th December) carried on Cyprus-Singapore leg. Franked horizontal pair 1p and single 2a adhesive tied "LIMASSOL" c.d.s. '9 DE 33'. Scarce.

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CYPRUS 1932 First Flight envelope (18th April) carried on Cyprus-Delhi leg of the India service. Receiving c.d.s. on the reverse. Returned to Cyprus.
CYPRUS

1932 First Flight envelope (18th April) carried on Cyprus-Delhi leg of the India service. Receiving c.d.s. on the reverse. Returned to Cyprus.

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NORTHERN RHODESIA 1934 F.F. envelope Via Broken Hill addressed to Mozambique franked 2 x 4d and a single 2d adhesive tied BROKEN HILL c.d.s. 1 AUG 34 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1934 F.F. envelope 'Via Broken Hill' addressed to Mozambique franked 2 x 4d and a single 2d adhesive tied 'BROKEN HILL' c.d.s. '1 AUG 34' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1945 illustrated airmail envelope franked vertical pair 2d Falls adhesives tied SALISBURY c.d.s. 3 MAR 1945 Carried on Rhodesia & Nyasaland Airways Ltd flight to Blantyre. Signed by the pilot H.W. Phillips
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1945 illustrated airmail envelope franked vertical pair 2d 'Falls' adhesives tied 'SALISBURY' c.d.s. '3 MAR 1945' Carried on Rhodesia & Nyasaland Airways Ltd flight to Blantyre. Signed by the pilot H.W. Phillips

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SEYCHELLES 1953 envelope Carried on East African Airways Corporation Catalina (VP-KKJ) "Namnagani" Flight arriving in the Seychelles on 15th January from Nairobi Franked 9c adhesive tied SEYCHELLES c.d.s. JA 16 53 Signed by Captain bottom left corner. Very little mail carried on the flight.
SEYCHELLES

1953 envelope Carried on East African Airways Corporation Catalina (VP-KKJ) "Namnagani" Flight arriving in the Seychelles on 15th January from Nairobi Franked 9c adhesive tied 'SEYCHELLES' c.d.s. 'JA 16 53' Signed by Captain bottom left corner. Very little mail carried on the flight.

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GAMBIA 1933 German 15pf stationery postcard with no message as usual. Cancelled by the violet "LUFTPOST D WESTFALEN" c.d.s. 2 JUN 1933 With violet boxed Catapult mail cachet on the front. "BATHURST" cancellation on the front of the same date. Together with six photographs.
GAMBIA 1933 German 15pf stationery postcard with no message as usual. Cancelled by the violet "LUFTPOST D WESTFALEN" c.d.s. 2 JUN 1933 With violet boxed Catapult mail cachet on the front. "BATHURST" cancellation on the front of the same date. Together with six photographs.
GAMBIA 1933 German 15pf stationery postcard with no message as usual. Cancelled by the violet "LUFTPOST D WESTFALEN" c.d.s. 2 JUN 1933 With violet boxed Catapult mail cachet on the front. "BATHURST" cancellation on the front of the same date. Together with six photographs.
GAMBIA

1933 German 15pf stationery postcard with no message as usual. Cancelled by the violet "LUFTPOST D WESTFALEN" c.d.s. '2 JUN 1933' With violet boxed Catapult mail cachet on the front. "BATHURST" cancellation on the front of the same date. Together with six photographs.

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AUSTRALIA 1948 7d Airletter to Singapore "RE-OPENING/AUSTRALIA-ENGLAND/EMPIRE AIR ROUTE/via Singapore". Addressed to Singapore and signed by the aircrew. Receiving c.d.s 8 AP 1948 on the reverse.
AUSTRALIA

1948 7d Airletter to Singapore "RE-OPENING/AUSTRALIA-ENGLAND/EMPIRE AIR ROUTE/via Singapore". Addressed to Singapore and signed by the aircrew. Receiving c.d.s '8 AP 1948' on the reverse.

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GAMBIA 1940 multi franked airmail envelope with letter addressed to Maidstone U.K. Adhesives tied by the rare Bathurst via Imperial cancellation dated 27 AU 40 struck in black. The letter states that the envelope will be carried by a special flight - almost certainly the return trip by the Clyde
GAMBIA

1940 multi franked airmail envelope with letter addressed to Maidstone U.K. Adhesives tied by the rare Bathurst via Imperial cancellation dated '27 AU 40' struck in black. The letter states that the envelope will be carried by a special flight - almost certainly the return trip by the 'Clyde'

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NEW GUINEA 1951 "Walrus" Amphibeous Airways first flight envelope Rabaul-Buin Originating from New Zealand which was a rare acceptance. "BUIN" cancellation on the front 6 OC 51 Pilot signed.
NEW GUINEA

1951 "Walrus" Amphibeous Airways first flight envelope Rabaul-Buin' Originating from New Zealand which was a rare acceptance. "BUIN" cancellation on the front '6 OC 51' Pilot signed.

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NORFOLK ISLAND 1931 Australian Two Pence on Three Halfpence stationery envelope. Carried on the Francis Chichester flight "NORFOLK ISLAND" c.d.s. 30 MR 31 "Lord HOWE ISLAND" receiving cancellation on the front.
NORFOLK ISLAND

1931 Australian 'Two Pence' on 'Three Halfpence' stationery envelope. Carried on the Francis Chichester flight "NORFOLK ISLAND" c.d.s. '30 MR 31' "Lord HOWE ISLAND" receiving cancellation on the front.

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SUDAN 1935 flight cover Air Littoria from San Marino to Khartoum. On reverse boxed "UNCLAIMED" Very few covers flown on this flight.
SUDAN 1935 flight cover Air Littoria from San Marino to Khartoum. On reverse boxed "UNCLAIMED" Very few covers flown on this flight.
SUDAN

1935 flight cover 'Air Littoria' from San Marino to Khartoum. On reverse boxed "UNCLAIMED" Very few covers flown on this flight.

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CYPRUS 1929 FF envelope franked 1p adhesive tied "LIMASSOL" 9 JY 29 c.d.s. Via Constantinople to Sweden. Scarce.
CYPRUS

1929 FF envelope franked 1p adhesive tied "LIMASSOL" '9 JY 29' c.d.s. 'Via Constantinople' to Sweden. Scarce.

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SARAWAK 1929 airmail envelope addressed to Birmingham. Franked 6c & 12c adhesives tied "KUCHING" c.d.s. 27 MAR 1929 Additionally bearing Great Britain 1/2d adhesive. Carried by Imperial Airways from Marseille to London. 30 envelopes carried.
SARAWAK

1929 airmail envelope addressed to Birmingham. Franked 6c & 12c adhesives tied "KUCHING" c.d.s. '27 MAR 1929' Additionally bearing Great Britain 1/2d adhesive. Carried by Imperial Airways from Marseille to London. 30 envelopes carried.

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SARAWAK 1926 Airmail envelope with enclosed letter addressed to Jersey Channel Islands. franked 4c & 2c adhesives tied "KUCHING AIR MAIL" c.d.s. 17 AUG 1926 Flown by Imperial Airways from Karachi to London. Carried on the sixth stage of the R.A.F. flying boats S.1419 & S.1149 flight from Kuching to Singapore.
SARAWAK

1926 Airmail envelope with enclosed letter addressed to Jersey Channel Islands. franked 4c & 2c adhesives tied "KUCHING AIR MAIL" c.d.s. '17 AUG 1926' Flown by Imperial Airways from Karachi to London. Carried on the sixth stage of the R.A.F. flying boats S.1419 & S.1149 flight from Kuching to Singapore.

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NORTHERN RHODESIA 1934 First Flight envelope addressed to Madagascar. Franked horizontal marginal strip of three 4d and a single 3d adhesive tied"BROKEN HILL" c.d.s. 1 AUG 34 Transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.
NORTHERN RHODESIA

1934 First Flight envelope addressed to Madagascar. Franked horizontal marginal strip of three 4d and a single 3d adhesive tied"BROKEN HILL" c.d.s. '1 AUG 34' Transit and receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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MOROCCO AGENCIES 1933 registered Zeppelin airmail envelope addressed to Brazil. Multi franked with Great Britain overprinted adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER" d/s 3 SP 33 Carried on the 7th South American flight with flights cachets back & front.
MOROCCO AGENCIES 1933 registered Zeppelin airmail envelope addressed to Brazil. Multi franked with Great Britain overprinted adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER" d/s 3 SP 33 Carried on the 7th South American flight with flights cachets back & front.
MOROCCO AGENCIES

1933 registered Zeppelin airmail envelope addressed to Brazil. Multi franked with Great Britain overprinted adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED BRITISH P.O. TANGIER" d/s '3 SP 33' Carried on the 7th South American flight with flights cachets back & front.

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SARAWAK 1930 R.A.F. multi franked flight envelope Per R.A.F. Flying - Boat S.1419 Adhesives tied "KUCHING" c.d.s. 29 MAY 30 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
SARAWAK

1930 R.A.F. multi franked flight envelope 'Per R.A.F. Flying - Boat S.1419' Adhesives tied "KUCHING" c.d.s. '29 MAY 30' Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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SUDAN 1931 Imperial Airways 1st Flight envelope, franked 1/- adhesive tied LONDON F.S. AIRMAIL" parcel cancellation 27 FEB 31 Boxed "RETURNED TO SENDER / FOR REASON STATED" & "UNCLAIMED" cachet both struck in black. "SUDAN AIR MAIL KHARTOUM" c.d.s. struck in black. 7 111 31
SUDAN 1931 Imperial Airways 1st Flight envelope, franked 1/- adhesive tied LONDON F.S. AIRMAIL" parcel cancellation 27 FEB 31 Boxed "RETURNED TO SENDER / FOR REASON STATED" & "UNCLAIMED" cachet both struck in black. "SUDAN AIR MAIL KHARTOUM" c.d.s. struck in black. 7 111 31
SUDAN

1931 Imperial Airways 1st Flight envelope, franked 1/- adhesive tied LONDON F.S. AIRMAIL" parcel cancellation '27 FEB 31' Boxed "RETURNED TO SENDER / FOR REASON STATED" & "UNCLAIMED" cachet both struck in black. "SUDAN AIR MAIL KHARTOUM" c.d.s. struck in black. '7 111 31'

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BRITISH HONDURAS 1931 illustrated flight cover carried to Merida, Mexico. Franked vertical pair 10c adhesives tied "BELIZE" c.d.s. 5 DE 31 Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Few carried.
BRITISH HONDURAS

1931 illustrated flight cover carried to Merida, Mexico. Franked vertical pair 10c adhesives tied "BELIZE" c.d.s. '5 DE 31' Receiving cancellation on the reverse. Few carried.

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ST LUCIA 1929 illustrated Air Mail envelope addressed to Trinidad franked horizontal pairs 6d & 2d adhesives tied "CASTRIES ST LUCIA AIR MAIL" cachet "STR LUCIA" c.d.s. on the front 22 SP 29
ST LUCIA

1929 illustrated Air Mail envelope addressed to Trinidad franked horizontal pairs 6d & 2d adhesives tied "CASTRIES ST LUCIA AIR MAIL" cachet "STR LUCIA" c.d.s. on the front '22 SP 29'

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BERMUDA 1939 airmail cover to Bermuda and returned to the U.K. carried on the First official airmail despatch with "PAN AMERICAN AIRWAYS / FIRST TRANSATLANTIC AIRMAIL / SOUTHERN ROUTE / Via Bermuda Azores & Portugal" cachet in violet" Handstruck "1/-" applied in Hamilton returned to the U.K. where 1/- postage due applied.
BERMUDA

1939 airmail cover to Bermuda and returned to the U.K. carried on the First official airmail despatch with "PAN AMERICAN AIRWAYS / FIRST TRANSATLANTIC AIRMAIL / SOUTHERN ROUTE / Via Bermuda Azores & Portugal" cachet in violet" Handstruck "1/-" applied in Hamilton returned to the U.K. where 1/- postage due applied.

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BERMUDA 1939 First flight envelope to Canada carried on Pan Am Boeing clipper No 20 from Bermuda to New York and Baltimore. Franked 3d & 6d adhesives tied "HAMILITON" slogan d/s 30 MCH 1939
BERMUDA

1939 First flight envelope to Canada carried on Pan Am Boeing clipper No 20 from Bermuda to New York and Baltimore. Franked 3d & 6d adhesives tied "HAMILITON" slogan d/s '30 MCH 1939'

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BERMUDA 1938 First flight FAM 17 envelope round trip envelope Baltimore - Bermuda -Baltimore
BERMUDA

1938 First flight FAM 17 envelope round trip envelope Baltimore - Bermuda -Baltimore

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MALTA 1939 Ala Littoria flight envelope to Naples (14 carried) Franked 1d & 3d adhesives tied "AIR MAIL MALTA" c.d.s. JU 5 39 Two line flight cachet in violet. Receiving cancellation on the front.
MALTA

1939 'Ala Littoria' flight envelope to Naples (14 carried) Franked 1d & 3d adhesives tied "AIR MAIL MALTA" c.d.s. 'JU 5 39' Two line flight cachet in violet. Receiving cancellation on the front.

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MALTA 1939 Air Littoria First flight envelope to Rome (14 carried) 1d & 3d adhesives tied "AIR MAIL MALTA" c.d.s. JU 5 39 Violet two line flight cachet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
MALTA

1939 'Air Littoria' First flight envelope to Rome (14 carried) 1d & 3d adhesives tied "AIR MAIL MALTA" c.d.s. 'JU 5 39' Violet two line flight cachet. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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MALTA 1939 Ala Littoria flight envelope from Valletta to Palermo (14 carried) Franked 1 1/2d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied "AIR MAIL MALTA" c.d.s. JU 5 39 receiving cancellation on the reverse.
MALTA

1939 'Ala Littoria' flight envelope from Valletta to Palermo (14 carried) Franked 1 1/2d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied "AIR MAIL MALTA" c.d.s. 'JU 5 39' receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1931 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) with additional 1d & 4d adhesives tied "SALISBURY" c.d.s. 16 DEC 1931 addressed to South Africa with straight line "EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT" on the front in violet.
SOUTHERN RHODESIA

1931 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) with additional 1d & 4d adhesives tied "SALISBURY" c.d.s. '16 DEC 1931' addressed to South Africa with straight line "EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT" on the front in violet.

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SARAWAK 1936 double rate envelope addressed to Ryde IOW Franked 50c adhesive tied "SIMANGGANG" c.d.s. 11 AU 36 Originally being carried by Dutch Air Mail service which has been crossed out. The cover was loaded on the Imperial Airways "Athena in Singapore to Karachi where it was loaded on the "Helena" to Alexandria, finally on the ill fated "SCIPIO" which crashed in Mirabella Bay Crete on August 22nd. The cachets "DAMAGED BY WATER" struck nin violet on the front & red on the reverse.
SARAWAK 1936 double rate envelope addressed to Ryde IOW Franked 50c adhesive tied "SIMANGGANG" c.d.s. 11 AU 36 Originally being carried by Dutch Air Mail service which has been crossed out. The cover was loaded on the Imperial Airways "Athena in Singapore to Karachi where it was loaded on the "Helena" to Alexandria, finally on the ill fated "SCIPIO" which crashed in Mirabella Bay Crete on August 22nd. The cachets "DAMAGED BY WATER" struck nin violet on the front & red on the reverse.
SARAWAK

1936 double rate envelope addressed to Ryde IOW Franked 50c adhesive tied "SIMANGGANG" c.d.s. '11 AU 36' Originally being carried by Dutch Air Mail service which has been crossed out. The cover was loaded on the Imperial Airways "Athena' in Singapore to Karachi where it was loaded on the "Helena" to Alexandria, finally on the ill fated "SCIPIO" which crashed in Mirabella Bay Crete on August 22nd. The cachets "DAMAGED BY WATER" struck nin violet on the front & red on the reverse.

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AUSTRALIA 1938 airmail envelope Via New Guinea addressed to the USA franked 5d head tied "AIR MAIL SYDNEY" c.d.s. 27 MY 38 additional uncancelled New Guinea 5d & 6dadhesives. On the reverse instructional label It is regretted that the provisions of the Postal Convention do not permit of the desired indirect routing of this article
AUSTRALIA 1938 airmail envelope Via New Guinea addressed to the USA franked 5d head tied "AIR MAIL SYDNEY" c.d.s. 27 MY 38 additional uncancelled New Guinea 5d & 6dadhesives. On the reverse instructional label It is regretted that the provisions of the Postal Convention do not permit of the desired indirect routing of this article
AUSTRALIA

1938 airmail envelope 'Via New Guinea' addressed to the USA franked 5d 'head' tied "AIR MAIL SYDNEY" c.d.s. '27 MY 38' additional uncancelled New Guinea 5d & 6dadhesives. On the reverse instructional label 'It is regretted that the provisions of the Postal Convention do not permit of the desired indirect routing of this article'

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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1947 First Flight envelope Canton Is - Sydney Franked 3d, 1/- & 6d adhesives tied "CANTON ISLAND" c.d.s. struck in violet.
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1947 First Flight envelope 'Canton Is - Sydney' Franked 3d, 1/- & 6d adhesives tied "CANTON ISLAND" c.d.s. struck in violet.

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BRITISH SOMALILAND 1935 Ala Littoria flight cover to Khartoum. Franked 1a Jubilee and 6A adhesive tied "BERBERA" c.d.s. 18 DE 1935 On the reverse receiving cancellation and boxed "UNCLAIMED" dated below in manuscript.
BRITISH SOMALILAND 1935 Ala Littoria flight cover to Khartoum. Franked 1a Jubilee and 6A adhesive tied "BERBERA" c.d.s. 18 DE 1935 On the reverse receiving cancellation and boxed "UNCLAIMED" dated below in manuscript.
BRITISH SOMALILAND

1935 Ala Littoria flight cover to Khartoum. Franked 1a 'Jubilee' and 6A adhesive tied "BERBERA" c.d.s. '18 DE 1935' On the reverse receiving cancellation and boxed "UNCLAIMED" dated below in manuscript.

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ST VINCENT 1932 FF envelope "Humming Bird" addressed to Barbados. Franked 1d & 1/2d adhesives tied "KINGSTON" c.d.s. 29 JY 32 receiving cancellation on the reverse.
ST VINCENT

1932 FF envelope "Humming Bird" addressed to Barbados. Franked 1d & 1/2d adhesives tied "KINGSTON" c.d.s. '29 JY 32' receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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TRINIDAD 1960 envelope to the U.K. flown on first flight to London BWIA Franked vertical pair and a single 12c adhesives tied "PORT OF SPAIN" c.d.s. 30 AP 60 Red flight cachet on the front. 18 covers carried.
TRINIDAD

1960 envelope to the U.K. flown on first flight to London BWIA Franked vertical pair and a single 12c adhesives tied "PORT OF SPAIN" c.d.s. '30 AP 60' Red flight cachet on the front. 18 covers carried.

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ST LUCIA 1929 airmail envelope to British Guiana franked single 3d and horizontal pairs 1/2d and 6d adhesives. The 1/2d with plate number. Tied "CASTRIES 1st AIR MAIL" cachet "CASTRIES" c.d.s. on the front 22 SP 29
ST LUCIA

1929 airmail envelope to British Guiana franked single 3d and horizontal pairs 1/2d and 6d adhesives. The 1/2d with plate number. Tied "CASTRIES 1st AIR MAIL" cachet "CASTRIES" c.d.s. on the front '22 SP 29'

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GIBRALTAR 1933 illustrated registered flight envelope to Bandon Malaya (Thailand) franked 6d & 1/- adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED GIBRALTAR" d/s 4 DE 33 A variety of transit cancellations on the reverse.
GIBRALTAR 1933 illustrated registered flight envelope to Bandon Malaya (Thailand) franked 6d & 1/- adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED GIBRALTAR" d/s 4 DE 33 A variety of transit cancellations on the reverse.
GIBRALTAR

1933 illustrated registered flight envelope to Bandon Malaya (Thailand) franked 6d & 1/- adhesives tied oval "REGISTERED GIBRALTAR" d/s '4 DE 33' A variety of transit cancellations on the reverse.

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FIJI 1933 FF illustrated cover from Lautoka to Suva signed by the pilot. Franked 2d adhesive tied "LAUTOKA" c.d.s. 18 MR 33 receiving cancellation on the reverse.
FIJI

1933 FF illustrated cover from Lautoka to Suva signed by the pilot. Franked 2d adhesive tied "LAUTOKA" c.d.s. '18 MR 33' receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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TANGANYIKIA 1934 FF envelope addressed to Australia franked 2/- keyplate tied "DOMA" c.d.s. 5 DE 34 with two line "BY AIR MAIL IN AUSTRALIA / PAR AVION EN AUSTRALIE" and boxed "By Air To" with Via Singapore inserted in pencil.
TANGANYIKIA

1934 FF envelope addressed to Australia franked 2/- keyplate tied "DOMA" c.d.s. '5 DE 34' with two line "BY AIR MAIL IN AUSTRALIA / PAR AVION EN AUSTRALIE" and boxed "By Air To" with 'Via Singapore' inserted in pencil.

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