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Lot No. 834

Auction No. 26
Category Flying Boats
Est. $280
Status Archived



1941-1942 First flight covers from the FAM 18 & 22 routes to & from Portuguese Guinea, Belgian Congo, to & from USA, Gambia & South Africa. This part Aeropex 94 exhibit is fully written up on album leaves & incls first flight cachets for USA-Bolana, Horta-Bolana, Lisbon-USA via Bolana, Lisbon-Trinidad, Bolana-New York (2), Leopoldville-New York intermediates to Miami & San Juan. Also FAM 22 Miami & San Juan to Leopoldville (6th Dec, the day before Pearl Harbour attack), Gambia covers to Lagos (1/6d), Trinidad (2/3d) & San Juan (3/6d) whence surface mail to Fort Worth. South Africa commercial cover to USA has censor tape & 8/- franking. Majority in VG cond & beautifully presented. (14)