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Argyll Etkin Ltd Sale: 49

Great Britain and British Commonwealth
Malaya & the Far East
Sale No: 49
Lot No: 240
Symbol:

1933 (Dec.) Extension of the India air route to Singapore, covers carried on the first outward flight (10) comprising Ireland (Dun Laoghaire Paquebot c.d.s) or Switzerland to Singapore, London to Bandon, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore (2, one with Croydon Aerodrome c.d.s and signature of Capt. Perry), Gibraltar, Cairo or Karachi to Alor Star, and Nairobi to Bandon; and first return flight covers (6) comprising Singapore to Cairo, London or Montreal, Alor Star to London or Elisabethville, Kuala Lumpur to London. Also Imperial Airways notice on how to order first flight covers, and letters regarding covers (12, most to A. Philipps, one with an unused flight envelope attached), P.O Notice announcing the new route, and news cuttings. An interesting lot with some scarce overseas acceptances and destinations. (30+).

Opening GBP 300.00
Sold...GBP 340.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 340

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 241
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image 1933 (Dec 11) Cairo to Singapore first flight cover franked 85m, underpaid with 5c + 10c (2) postage due stamps applied in Singapore, very unusual. Photo on Page 46. (Image1)

Opening GBP 100.00
Sold...GBP 140.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 242
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1933-39 Covers to or from Netherlands Indies (2), Thailand (3), Japan (4), Hong Kong (2), Philippines (6) or North Borneo including 1937 Japan to Tanganyika cover flown from Hong Kong, 1933-34 Imperial Airways Singapore extension first flights from Athens to Bandon or Bandon to Cairo, etc. Also 1948 G.B Silver Wedding pair on F.D.C to Singapore. (19).

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 380.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 380

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 243
Symbol:

1934 (Apr 14) Bangkok to Singapore route altered via Penang and Kuala Lumpur, first flight covers from Penang to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or London, Kuala Lumpur to Penang or London, uncommon flights. (5).

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 190.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 244
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1934 Covers to or from Malaya carried on the first UK - Australia service, from London to Sir Shenton Thomas, Governor of Singapore, or sent by Thomas from Singapore to England (4, one with an enclosed letter signed by Thomas, also five associated covers), also first flight covers from Taiping to Melbourne, Kuala Lumpur to Charleville with three 1d postage due stamps, or Kota Bharu to Brisbane. (8+).

Opening GBP 100.00
Sold...GBP 230.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 230

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 245
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1935-36 Covers comprising 1935 (Sep.) first Tuesday London to Singapore service from London to Kuala Lumpur or Alexandria to Singapore, and an Imperial Airways letter stating there will be no special envelopes issued for this flight; 1935 (Oct 3) Singapore - London bi-weekly service first flight from Singapore to London or Cape Town; and 1936 (Mar 18) London to Singapore first Wednesday service, with a P.O Notice announcing this alteration to the service. Also a P.O leaflet "Speed the Air Mails". (8).

Opening GBP 100.00
Sold...GBP 160.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 246
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image China. 1936-48 Covers including 1937 first flights from Macao, Shanghai or Canton to USA, scarce 1941 first flights from Chunking to Calcutta or Calcutta to Chunking (2, not recorded by Brown), commercial covers flown via Chunking, Hong Kong or Singapore, 1946-48 inflation period covers flown by Pan Am or B.O.A.C, etc. Also a 1937 cover from Tannu Tuva to G.B sent by surface mail via Moscow to Berlin and then by air. (23). Photo on Page 46. (Image1)

Opening GBP 240.00
Sold...GBP 850.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 850

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 247
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Hong Kong. 1936 (March) Hong Kong - London first through flight, covers from Hong Kong to Tourane or Singapore, or from Singapore to Hong Kong, all three signed by the pilot of "Dorado", scarce thus. (3).

Opening GBP 150.00
Sold...GBP 200.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 200

Sale No: 49
Lot No: 248
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Hong Kong. 1936 (March) London - Hong Kong first through flight, outward flight covers from London (5), Penang (2) or Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong, and first return flight covers from Hong Kong to Singapore or London (4). Also a cover carried on the second flight from Penang to Hong Kong, 1936 (Apr 3) cover from Brussels to Hong Kong via Imperial Airways franked 5f85c, 1937 (Apr 29) Hong Kong to San Francisco Pan Am flight cover franked $2.80, and 1937 (May 21) London to Hong Kong 1,000th Empire Air Route flight from England cover. (17).

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 280.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 280
Sale No: 49
Lot No: 250
Symbol:

Thailand. 1933 (Dec.) London to Singapore extension, first outward flight covers from Malta or Karachi to Bangkok; first return flight Air Gram (with ten air mail vignettes printed on the reverse) franked 40st to England, and covers to Beirut or England, all fine, the Air Gram scarce. (5).

Opening GBP 140.00
Sold...GBP 200.00


Closed..Mar-09-2022, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 200


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