2020 Spring Auctions – 30/6/2020 – 2/7/2020

87 lots
Lot 31674
Iraq » Iraq British Occupation Post Offices
1922 (Apr-Nov) Baghdad-Cairo flight, trio of covers from Baghdad to Ireland all franked with three Iraq British Occupation 3a on 1 1/2pi; dated Apr 14,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31692
Ireland » Airmails
1870-71, Collection of BALLON MONTÉS to Ireland, starting with “Édition-Ballon” map of Paris and surrounds showing the railway tracks on thin flimsy paper,…
Estimate: 25’000 – 50’000 GBP
Lot 31693
Ireland » Airmails
1910 Brussels Exposition novelty postcard (double-sided) depicting a biplane with tag, sent to Ireland with 25c tied by exhibition cancel on tag inscribed…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31694
Ireland » Airmails
1915-16, Royal Flying Corps collection of 10 picture postcards depicting different groups of the members of the Flying Corps (two of which were sent from…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31695
Ireland » Airmails
1918-24, RAF collection with flight mail and correspondence, one incoming to RAF Milton then redirected to RAF Wexford and RAF Malahide, stampless cover…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31696
Ireland » Airmails
1922-2011, BALLOON MAIL collection written up in 9 albums, beginning with Switzerland 1922 “Gordon Bennett” balloon race (3 used publicity cards, two with…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31697
Ireland » Airmails
1922-23 Group of four printed “Irish Times” newspaper wrappers sent from Dublin to Baghdad and Basrah with Rialtar 1d, two sent to a Captain in a RAF Squadron…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31698
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Jul 2) Irish Acceptance for Instone Air Line London-Brussels-Cologne, cover with Harrison Coil 1/2d pair, 1d pair and 1 1/2d vert. pair all with…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31699
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 17) Instone Air Lines, flown from London to Cologne and on to Hamburg, cover with transit cds 19.10 with “Mit Luftpost” cachet, franked ovpt…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 31700
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 18) Ad Astra Aero Zurich-Munich then Munich-London airmail, incoming 25c postal stationery card from Switzerland uprated with 25c airmail, posted…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31701
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 23) Daimler Airways London-Berlin Air Service, reg. cover from Bray to Berlin franked definitives 1/2d, 1 1/2d, 2d 2 1/2d and 4d, London transit…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31702
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 24) Handley Page London-Zurich airmail service, cover sent registered to Malta from Dublin with complete set of Thom 5-line wide overprints,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31703
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 25) Daimler Airways London-Berlin Air Service, cover from Bray to Warsaw, franked ovpt. 6d and Map 1d, Warsaw arrival 29.10.23, fine example…
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 31704
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 26) Swiss acceptance for early internal airmail service, incoming envelope sent registered from Switzerland uprated with 15c, 25c, 35c, 40c,…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31705
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 31) Irish acceptances for London-Paris airmail service, pair of covers to France with “NO FLIGHT. / SENT BY / ORDINARY SERVICE.” violet hs, both…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31706
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Nov 10) & 1924 (Jan 29) Irish acceptances for London-Amsterdam and London-Paris airmail services, two covers to with “NO FLIGHT. / SENT BY / ORDINARY…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31707
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Nov 17) Irish acceptance for London-Brussels airmail service, cover to Belgium from Dublin with ovpt 1/2d, 1d strip of four and 1d single, reverse…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31708
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Nov 17) Irish acceptance for London-Amsterdam airmail service, cover from Dublin with ovpt 1/2d, 1d strip of four and 1d single, fine
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31709
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Nov 17) Irish acceptance for London-Brussels-Cologne airmail service, cover from Dublin to Leipzig to with 5 1/2d ovpt franking with faint “Mit Luftpost…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31710
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Jan 1) Irish Acceptance: London to Paris flight, franked 3-Line 1 1/2d red-brown, vertical pair and 2d orange, both tied ‘BAILE ATHA CLIATH/1.JA.24’…
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 31711
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Jan 29) Irish Acceptance: London to Cologne flight, franked 3-Line 4 1/2d frankings, two covers both tied ‘BAILE ATHA CLIATH/29.JA.24’ cds with blue…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31712
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Feb 20) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Zurich flight, franked 3-Line 10d tied ‘BAILE ATHA CLIATH/20.FE.24’ cds with blue airmail label and registered…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31713
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Feb 29) Irish Acceptance: London to Paris flight, franked 3-Line 5 1/2d frankings, two covers both tied ‘BAILE ATHA CLIATH/29.JA.24’ cds with blue…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31714
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Feb 29) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, franked 3-Line & definitves paying the 9d registered rate, all tied ‘BAILE…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31715
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Feb 29) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Zurich, Switzerland flight, franked 3-Line & definitves paying the 9d registered rate, all tied ‘BAILE…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31716
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Mar 12) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Athens, Greece flight, franked 3-Line ovpts paying the 10d registered rate, two covers, all tied ‘BAILE…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31717
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Apr 3) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Grenoble, France flight, six covers all franked 3-Line ovpts and each paying the 3d printed matter rate,…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31718
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Apr 7) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, three 1d postal stationery reply cards, all franked 3-Line ovpts and definitives,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31719
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Apr 12) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, 1d postal stationery reply card, franked 3-Line ovpts and definitives,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31720
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Apr 30) Irish Acceptance: Dublin, London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, 4 1/2d registered envelope, franked 3-Line ovpts and definitives,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31721
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (May 12) Irish Acceptance: Dublin, London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, 5d registered envelope, franked 3-Line ovpts and definitives,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31722
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (May 24) Irish Acceptance: Dublin, London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, 5d registered envelope, franked 3-Line ovpts and definitives,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31723
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (May 24) Irish Acceptance: Dublin, London, Paris, Marseille to Athens, Greece flight, two covers franked 3-Line ovpts and paying the 6d rate, all…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31724
Ireland » Airmails
1925 (May 26) Irish acceptance for last temporary Cape Town-Durban airmail service, cover from Dublin to Durban with two ovpt 4d (PREVIOUSLY USED), with…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31725
Ireland » Airmails
1927-31, Airmail services from India to Ireland, incl. two covers sent 1927 (Mar 10) Basra-Cairo extension (faults), two sent 1927 (Dec) Basrah-London…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31726
Ireland » Airmails
1928 (Nov 27) “Miss Africa” flight from Amsterdam to Cairo thence to Nairobi (by Lord Carbery if Castlefreke, Ireland), printed cover from Schipol to Cairo…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31727
Ireland » Airmails
1929-33, Irish Acceptances on flight services to Australasia and incoming from Australasia incl. internal Australia flights, collection in an album incl….
Estimate: 700 – 900 GBP
Lot 31728
Ireland » Airmails
1929 (Mar 30) Imperial Airways London-Alexandria-Gaza-Baghdad-Basra-Karachi, collection incl. letter from the Depot of Posts & Telegraphs about the forwarding…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 31729
Ireland » Airmails
1929 (Aug 26) Irish acceptances for first airmail service in South Africa (Cape Town-Durban), group of four covers incl GB KGV 1/2d K29 control block of…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31730
Ireland » Airmails
1930 (Oct 21) Northern Ireland acceptance for early airmail service to South Africa, three covers carried Belfast-Durban, Belfast-East London and Belfast-Bloemfontein,…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 31731
Ireland » Airmails
1931 (Feb 26) Imperial Airways England-East Africa Service, collection of 15 flight covers as well as documents/newspaper clippings, incl. letter from…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 31732
Ireland » Airmails
1931 (Feb 26) Imperial Airways England-East Africa Service, group of four covers with London-Malakal, London-Butiaba, London-Kisumu and London-Mwanza all…
Estimate: 340 – 400 GBP
Lot 31733
Ireland » Airmails
1931 (Feb 26) Imperial Airways England-East Africa Service, London-Mwanza flight covers (3), one with ovpt franking to Mwanza, one with Map, Sword and…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31734
Ireland » Airmails
1931 (Feb 26) Imperial Airways England-East Africa Service, London-Aswan flight covers (2), one on Imperial Airways envelope and one on typed envelope,…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31735
Ireland » Airmails
1931 (Feb 26) Imperial Airways England-East Africa Service, London-Kisumu flight covers (2) sent onwards to Nairobi by surface mail, one with multiple…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31736
Ireland » Airmails
1931 (Mar 10) Imperial Airways first airmail service East Africa-London, group of three items incl. Kisumu-London flight official yellow & blue “rising…
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 31737
Ireland » Airmails
1935-38 Tonga Tin Can Mail: Attractive group of four covers, three from Ireland to Tonga and one the other way, all showing the usual colourful TIN CAN…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31738
Ireland » Airmails
1937-1971 Africa Flights: Extensive specialised collection neatly mounted and beautifully written up and presented on album pages being housed in 3 black…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 31739
Ireland » Airmails
1938 Douglas “Wrong way” Corrigan Transtlantic Solo Crossing, intended flight New York to Los Angeles, but due to a “malfunctioning compass” proceeded…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 31740
Ireland » Airmails
1939 Collection of Transtlantic flights by flying boat by Pan American Airways in 4 albums, mostly of the Jun First Regular Transatlantic Service, but…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP