November 10, 2016, 12:00 PM GMT
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Lot 1472: 1925-74 collection of first flight covers (58) written up in a Pa
Estimate: £500 - £600
Description: 1925-74 collection of first flight covers (58) written up in a Paragon album incl. 1925 SAAF first experimental flight Capetown - Durban, franked 2d defin + 3d & 6d Airs, bears slogan machine mark & cachet, 1925 SAAF return flight Durban - Cape Town, franked ½d pair + 5d bears Airmail cachet, 1925 SAAF 2nd flight Cape Town - Port Elizabeth, franked ½d + 1½d defins & 3d Air with cachet, many more SAAF flights with a good variation of routes & frankings, 1933 Union Airways Durban - Johannesburg reg. cover on to Mbeya by Imperial Airways, another but flown on to Madras by Imperial Airways & Tata Air Service - scarce & more to view. Super lot well worth viewing.