Auction 527 - Tuesday, October 6, 2020

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2328 C Australia-England 1932 Bertram illustrated flight cover, specially pre-printed (Bertram Allan Junkers Atlantic + propellor, the flight sponsor "Castrol XXXL cc Wakefield & Co Ltd"). Franked with transited countries' stamps. 1) Flight despatch "Darwin NT 12.DE.32 Australia" on 3d green airmail + gold coloured "Darwin NT" h/s at right. 2) Transit "Soerabaya 13.12.32" tied to 2 Nederlandsch Indies Luchtpost 10c. The plane crashed on landing at Soerabaya Airport, required repairs & finally continued to Berlin in late March 1932. 3) Transit Burma/India KGV 3 annas blue tied by "Akyab 2.APR.32" known locally as Sittwe but changed by Britain, very close to Burma/India border. 4) Arrival "Berlin 17.4.33 (Zentralflughafen)" tied to 10pfg violet air. Eustis 242. Cat A$1750 (2008). $1,250.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2329 C Australia 1981 50th Anniversary Chichester Trans Tasman Flight x 4 covers (diff pmks, 3 signed by re-enactment crew). $25.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2330 C Canada 1938-46 cacheted FFCs x 6 diff (to same address): incl 1938 Prince George to Ware, White Horse to Fairbanks, 1941 Moncton to Bangor (light tone), 1946 Ottawa to Washington, Toronto to Chicago, Toronto to Cleveland. Nice condition. $50.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2331 C GB to NZ Dec 1934. Marked to be sent by direct airmail service Dec 8/34. Franked GV 3d+1/-. Canc London & Sydney. Odd tone spot. Eustis 187. $25.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2332 C GB 1948 BEA Experimental Helicopter Mail service x 3 illustrated covers ex Petersborough, Norwich & Great Yarmouth. $20.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2333 C GB 1953 BEA London/Glasgow & v v 1st Viscount service FFCs each with British Air Letter Service 6d & 1d stamps. $20.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2334 C GB 1954 BEA FDC London - Glasgow & v v FFCs each with 9d Airways Letter Service stamps & "INCREASE IN AIRWAY LETTER RATE / 1 SEPT 1964". $20.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2335 C GB 1954 BEA FDC London - Belfast & v v FFCs, each with 9d Airways Letter Serivce stamps & "INCREASE IN AIRWAY LETTER RATE / 1 SEPT 1964" purple h/s. $20.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2336 C GB 1954 BEA FDC London to Southampton & v v helicopter flown FFCs, each with 9d Airways Letter Service stamps & "INCREASE IN AIRWAY LETTER RATE / 1 SEPT 1964" purple h/s. $20.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2337 C GB 1954 BEA 1st All British Helicopter service London-Southampton & with souvenir covers each with BEA 8d Airways Letter Service stamps cancelled 16 June 1954. $20.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2338 C GB 1970-77 pictorial (multi-coloured) Royal Air Force commem flight covers x 15 diff (1 signed). All depict aircraft & carry commem pmks. Very attractive series. Fine. $125.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2339 C GB 1971 BEA 18p, 21p & 26p airway letter stamps on 5 flown FDCs/FFCs bearing "FLOWN DURING / 15th FEB 1971 / POSTAL STRIKE" cachet ex Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow & Manchester. $45.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2340 C Germany (West)-South Africa 1962 (12 Sept) aerogramme canc special "Luposta" airpost exbn cds & carried on Lufthansa flight ot Johannesburg, South Africa (receipt b/s 14 Sept). With special flight cachet. Stated to be very scarce. $40.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2341 C Germany (West) 1962 (1 July) matching pictorial FFCs x 4 (Stuttgart airport) for Lufthansa service LH075 Stuttgart to Köln, incl 3 cards forwarded from West Berlin, Luxembourg & Brussels for the flight. Fine. $45.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2342 C Germany-West 1962 (1 July) matching pictorial FFCs x 3 (Stuttgart airport) for Lufthansa service LH072 Köln to Stuttgart, incl 2 cards forwarded from West Berlin & Brussels for the flight. Fine. $35.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2343 C Germany (West)-Italy 1962 (1 June) pictorial FFCs (Turin airport) x 2 for Lufthansa services LH336 Hamburg to Turin & LH337 Turin to Hamburg. Fine, scarce. $40.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2344 C Germany (West)-Japan 1963 (1-2 April) matching pictorial FFCs x 8 for Lufthansa service LH646 Düsseldorf to Tokyo. All forwarded from elsewhere to connect with the flight (ex Berlin x 5, Luxembourg, DDR, Belgium). To diff stops on flight incl Dhahran (Saudi Arabia), Karachi, Calcutta, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo (all with receipt b/s & flight cachet). Scarce lot. Fine. $100.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2345 * Hong Kong-China 1999 Landmarks & Tourist Attractions prestige stamp booklet. SG SP 2. CAt £23. MUH. $20.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2346 M Italy 1927 Cinderella stamp celebrating De Pinedo's "Three Continent" flight in flying boat Santa Maria. $25.00 Spin UpSpin Down
2347 C Malaya-Kedah 1936 cover to England with 50c Ploughing (SG 10 cat £195+ - £13 x from 15) tied by Sungei Patam 1 JA cds. Manuscript "POSTED LATE". Cover minor faults. $100.00 Spin UpSpin Down