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1919 (29 Jan) First Flight cover Nassau - Miami
1919 (29 Jan) First Flight cover Nassau - Miami

with special two line cachet, 'BY AIR SERVICE NASSAU TO MIAMI.'
Carried by two seaplanes of the United States Naval Air Station at Miami on a demonstration flight to Nassau. Approx. 600 pieces carried. The first successful ocean flight.
£175.00


1920 (6 Oct) attempted First Flight cover Canal Zone - U.S.A. via Jamaica
1920 (6 Oct) attempted First Flight cover Canal Zone - U.S.A. via Jamaica
1920 (6 Oct) attempted First Flight cover Canal Zone - U.S.A. via Jamaica

Large boxed 'AVIATOR ENCOUNTERED IMPOSSIBLE WEATHER CONDITIONS NEARING JAMAICA, COMPELLING RETURN. MAIL RE-DISPATCHED BY STEAMER.'
Ex Osprey
£250.00


1925 (16 Apr) Zeppelin cover from Bermuda to San Juan
1925 (16 Apr) Zeppelin cover from Bermuda to San Juan

with 3d franking tied by by Hamilton m/c. Good two line 'BERMUDA FIRST OVERSEAS AIRMAIL' h/s in both black and purple and endorsed, 'Via Dirigible Los Angeles.'
£75.00


1930 (17 July) Paramaribo - Nickerie registered F.F.C.
1930 (17 July) Paramaribo - Nickerie registered F.F.C.

with special cachet. Fine.
Carried by P.A.A. This was the first inland Suriname airmail.
£15.00


1931 Cuba cover to India with
1931 Cuba cover to India with 'POR DEFICIENCIA DE FRANQUEO SE CURSA COMO ORDINARIA' h/s.

10c franking which was insufficient to send per airmail so sent per surface mail.
£12.00


1931 (3 Jan) Bermuda first transatlantic commercial flight attempt
1931 (3 Jan) Bermuda first transatlantic commercial flight attempt
1931 (3 Jan) Bermuda first transatlantic commercial flight attempt

printed card from East Orange USA to Bermuda and returned to the States. Signed by the pilot William MacLaren. With Hamilton and St Georges cancels and Bermuda d for surface mail return.
Sadly the plane disappeared on its journey from Bermuda to the Azores and the pilot and co-pilot died.
£100.00


1933 Trinidad airmail cover to U.S.A. with 1/2d franking.
1933 Trinidad airmail cover to U.S.A. with 1/2d franking.

Private air mail ettiquette label promoting airmail. Fine.
(Illustrated on pg 139 of Wike Airmails of T & T)
£16.00


1935 Jamaica airmail cover to England with 1/2d franking.
1935 Jamaica airmail cover to England with 1/2d franking.
1935 Jamaica airmail cover to England with 1/2d franking.

Sav-La-Mar cds cancels. Cover opened out for display. Corner faults.
£7.00


1940 Cuba airmail cover to England with 46c franking.
1940 Cuba airmail cover to England with 46c franking.

Endorsed 'Clipper' and with U.K. censor label.
£4.00


1941 (7 Feb) First Flight cover Bolama, Portuguese Guine - Trinidad
1941 (7 Feb) First Flight cover Bolama, Portuguese Guine - Trinidad

Clean.
(Illustrated on pg 83 of Wike Airmails of T & T)
£10.00


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