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 127-49E
$800.00 
May 30, 1929 Graf Zeppelin flown cover from Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, where it arrived June 6th. Franked with C14 the $1.30 Graf Zeppelin stamp. From Germany it was sent by surface mail back to Vancouver, Canada. Some minor edge creases. Frost cat. US$1600.00.
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 127-49h
$235.00 
May 28, 1930 Graf Zeppelin flown cover from Brazil to Lakehurst & then on to Vancouver, Canada. Franked with Brazil Graf Zeppelin stamp 4CL9. Cover catalogues US$450.00 in Frost. Envelope is an official Canadian Post Office Dept. envelope. Lakehurst May 31st receiver on back. Some minor edge creases.
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  PP38a
$200.00 
1925 Canadian Grettir Algarsoon derigible flown cover. Airship was supposed to fly to the North Pole, but the expedition was cancelled. This cover was supposed to be flown on a test flight from London to Liverpool, but was cancelled after the airship was determined to be incapable of its planned mission. Only about 100 specimen envelopes produced according to the "American Air Mail Catalogue" 7th edition, Vol.2 which catalogues it at US$300.00.
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 127-28e
$120.00 
August 25, 1929 Graf Zeppelin cover flown from Los Angeles to Lakehurst as part of the "Round the World" flight. Lakehurst Aug. 29, 1929 receiver on the back. Then sent on to addressee in Kitchener, Ontario where it arrived Aug. 30th. Some minor edge creases. Frost cat. US$150.00.
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BW19-23
$75.00
February 9, 1939 USA rocket mail cover Greenwood Lake, New York to Hewitt, New Jersey. Has green "FIRST AMERICAN ROCKET AIRPLANE FLIGHT" label at bottom left. Special Delivery 16 cent blue stamp is cancelled at Hewitt on Feb. 23rd. Nice clean cover with just a small stain on front in the address area.
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BW19-24
$75.00
Germany September 4, 1933 Gerhard Zucker rocket mail cover from Hasselfelde. Green cachet & red rocket mail label on the front. Nice clean cover.
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 BW19-25
$150.00 
Canada to Barbados January 21, 1931 air mail crash cover from Victoria, B.C. with a 2-line "Delayed by plane crash near Washougal WN 1-22-31"Has an 18 FEB 31 "THE ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET CO / BWI" & a DaCosta & Co. Ltd forwarding agents hand stamps on the back. Some creasing & small tear at right, as is to expected with a plane crash survivor cover.
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 BW19-26
$75.00 
Paris, France to Ottawa, Ontario airplane crash cover. Plane crashed at Norwich, Conn. USA & received a 3-line "Delay caused by Air Mail Interruption Near Norwich Conn Aug 3 1954. Includes the ambulance cover used to send the crash cover to Canada.
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 410206
$140.00 
February 5, 1941 Trans-Canada Airlines crash at Armstrong, Ontario cover. Mailed at Toronto without stamps & originally assessed 16 cents postage due. Has a 2-line hand stamp "SAV ED FROM T.C.A. / WRECK OF FEB,5/41" & 2 "AIR MAIL SECTION WINNIPEG DISTRICT / 12 APR 1941" CDS hand stamps. Scarce & seldom seen crash cover. Addressed to Seattle, Washington.
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 540408
$70.00 
1954 Moose Jaw Trans-Canada Airlines crash cover from Toronto to Vancouver. Has 2-line "SALVAGED FROM T.C.A. WRECK" hand stamp on cover & includes the ambulance cover it was sent on in as well as a letter of explanation from the Moose Jaw Post Office Inspector.
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 541225
$75.00 
December 25, 1954 crash cover from Prestwick, Scotland to Canada. Both the crash cover & its ambulance cover have 3-line boxed hand stamps reading "SALVAGED MAIL AIRCRAFT CRASH PRESTWICK, 25-12-54" Usual condition for a crash cover where the plane caught fire.
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CL13-2606 
$1350.00 
Cover is franked with CL13e which has the "FED" initials in red on the CL13 stamp. Cover flown from Toronto Dec. 18, 1926, to Red Lake, via Sioux Lookout. Has Red lake received CDS on the back. Cover has a Patricia Airways & Exploration Ltd. corner card on the front & the back has a map showing the company's routes. FED is the initials of F.E.Davidson the company's financier. A scare cover in extremely fine condition. A key cover in any Patricia Airways exhibit.
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BW18-29
$495.00
July 13, 1918 postage rate reduction cover. The air mail rate was reduced from 24 cents to 16 cents July 15th 1918. Cover only flown on the 15th as it has a New York July 15th back stamp. "National Aerial Coast Patrol Commission" corner card & sent to the "Aerial League of America". Some vertical creases at left. Catalogues US$800.00 in Scott..
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 CL48-3102
 $400.00
Scarce Pine to Palm cover flown on to Argentina from Miami with US stamps added. Mailed Aklavik March 14th. 1931 & flown to Miami via Fort McMurray & Pembina. Arrived Miami April 4th where 55 cents in US postage was added. Arrived in Buenos Aires April 13th. - see arrival back stamp - Only 37 pieces flown & the first one I've ever stocked. The scarcest Commercial Airways cover & in very fine condition.
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 CL48-3102
 
Back of cover.
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 CL44
 $240.00
British Columbia Airways Aug. 4, 1928 second day of operation flown cover. First flight was August 3rd. Victoria Aug. 4 back stamp.
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CL3-2501 
$100.00 
The cancelled Vancouver to Montreal Trans-Canada flight with usual hand stamp on the back & the Canada postage stamp removed from the front as usual. A nice clean cover.
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CL4 
$155.00 
October 17, 1924 Laurentide Air Service flown cover to Roessler in New Jersey from Rouyn Lake. Some minor paper adhesion on the front & trimmed slightly right as seen from the back. Franked with Canada #138 the 3 cent imperforate Admiral.
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CL5 
$240.00 
August 9, 1925 Northern Air Service non first flight cover from Rouyn Lake to the "Century Stamp Co." in Montreal. Franked with a strip of 3 of Canada #136 the 1 cent imperforate Admiral. Hinge remnants on the back of the cover - see scan.
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CL9 
$360.00 
July 1926 Elliot-Fairchilds Air Service flown commercial cover from the Imperial Bank of Canada in Pine Ridge to a customer on Bay Street in Toronto. Cover was actually flown by Patricia Airways & Exploration Ltd. via Sioux Lookout July 3, 1926. Their hand stamp is on the back of the cover.
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AAMC 25
$120.00
US pioneer cover from the cancelled May 18, 1912 planned flight. Flight was cancelled after the crowd invaded the field.
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 2601d
$120.00 
1926 cover flown New York to Toronto & then on to Red Lake. This was the delivery flight of a Curtiss "Lark" to Patricia Airways. Covers were franked & cancelled at Toronto March 23rd. & back stamped at Red lake April 12th. Cover is signed by the pilot Roy Maxwell. Only 75 covers flown.
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 2843
$120.00 
September 5th to 8th Ottawa to Vancouver flown cover signed by the pilot Sq. Leader A.E. Godfrey RCAF.
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CL13 
$100.00 
Patricia Airways & Exploration Ltd. September 25, 1926 commercial cover from the Imperial Bank of Canada in Sioux Lookout to the branch in Pine Ridge. Very rough opening at left (as seen from the back). Scott cat. for a commercial cover is US$250.00. Sold as is.
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 BW19-01
$80.00 
October 20 1940 air mail cover from Montreal to Sweden at the 30 cent per quarter ounce trans-Atlantic rate. Has a Bank of Montreal FECB hand stamp at bottom left, a "Passed By Censor 25" straight line hand stamp bottom middle, both applied in Canada & an oval O.A.T. hand stamp top middle applied in the U.K. for onward air transmission to Sweden. Some minor creasing at left & trimmed slightly at right.
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 BW19-02
$60.00 
December 28, 1942 Y-Force air mail cover from a Lt. McLean in Jamaica to his family in Hamilton, Ontario. Paid at the 6d air mail rate & with a crown over circle censor hand stamp at left. McLean would have been a member of the Sutherland Highlanders. I have 3 other covers dated Dec. 3 1942, 8 Dec. 1942 & Jan. 16 1943 from the same correspondence all available at the same price.
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 BW19-03
$60.00 
January 8, 1935 Registered, Special Delivery air mail cover from Victoria, B.C. to California. Franked with E4, C3 & assorted Medallion issues. Vertical fold between the E4 & i cent Medallion. Has a Seattle Jan. 8 back stamp.
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 BW19-04
$60.00 
August 23, 1930 Registered air mail post card from Montreal to Germany, with air mail from Montreal to New York & then to Europe by ship. Arrived at Breman, Germany Sept. 4, 1930.
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 BW19-05
$80.00 
August 3, 1937 registered air mail cover from Hamilton, Ontario to India via New York & the U.K. Arrived New York Aug. 14th & India on Aug. 28th after being flown from the U.K. Addressee had left the hotel cover was sent to & re-addressed back to the U.K. This well traveled cover has some minor creasing & some toning around the stamps. Paid at a 35 cent rate which included 10 cents for registration.
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 BW19-06
$60.00 
February 1937 25 cent air mail rate cover from Haileybury, Ont. to Singapore, Straits Settlements. Probably sent via New York on the S.S. Queen Mary to the U.K. & then flown to Malaya. Scarce destination from Canada. Some minor creasing.
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 BW19-07
$60.00 
December 1937 25 cent air mail cover to India from Toronto Postal Terminal A. Sent surface mail to the U.K. & then flown by Imperial Airways to Indian. Some minor creases.
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 BW19-08
$115.00 
15 Jan. 1942 Armed Forces Air letter from Air MarshaL W.A. (Billy) Bishop V.C., D.S.O., M.C., D.F.C., in Ottawa to P/O G. Stewart Brown in Egypt. Very Fine except for a small scuff on the stamp.
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 BW19-09
$80.00 
July 27, 1945 Air Mail Special Delivery cover from Toronto to St. Pierre & Miquelon. Franked with 8 cent war issue plus CE2 the 17 cent air mail special delivery issue. Opened by Canadian censor 431 & re-sealed at left with a P.C.90 OPENED BY EXAMINER DB/431 tape. Aug. 3 CDS receiving hand stamp on the front. Scarce & very fine.
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 BW19-10
$80.00 
Toronto & Fort William RPO air mail special delivery cover franked with CO1 & EO1 paying the 17 cent rate to Toronto. Mailed June 5, 1953 & received in Toronto June 6th. Although paid for air mail, was sent by train as it was faster in this instance. Very Fine.
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 BW19-11
$60.00 
March 20, 1939 Air Mail Registered Special Delivery cover from Clinton, Ontario to Vancouver B.C. 3 different RPO back stamps to get the cover to Toronto & then it was flown to Vancouver. Addressee was not found, so the cover was returned to sender. Cover was 3 cents over paid, but is collectible as the Special Delivery fee was paid by E9 during it's correct one moth window period.
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 BW19-12
$80.00 
July 17, 1944 air mail cover from Bowden, Alberta to Argentina. 35 cent postage was partly paid with a 17 cent Special Delivery Air Mail stamp. Censored at left by censor 46 & resealed with an "EXAMINED BY DB/ C.46" tape. Some minor creases.
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 BW19-13
$60.00 
March 21, 1939 Air Mail Special Delivery cover from Ormston, P.Q. to Orleans, Massachusetts. Franked with E9 during it's correct one month window period. Very fine.
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 BW19-14
$80.00 
January 31, 1950 triple air mail special delivery cover from Vancouver B.C. to England. Franked with E11 plus the 5 cent war issue & 3 peace issue stamps. Some minor creasing.
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 BW19-15
$60.00 
May 25, 1945 air mail cover from Toronto to Colombia, South America. 35 cent rate part paid improperly with a 17 cent air mail special delivery issue. Opened by censor at left & re-sealed with an "EXAMINED BY C. / DB 225 TAPE. Colombia June 5, 1945 receiver on the back. Most likely flown via Miami.
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 BW19-16
$80.00 
1951 mixed franking air mail cover from Austria to Cobourg, Ontario. Sent registered from Salzburg, Austria Sept. 4, 1951. Sender had applied a Canada Special Delivery label which the Austria post office crossed out & applied a registration label on top of. Sender put a Canada 10 cent special delivery stamp on the cover which was cancelled at the Montreal AMF post office to pay for special delivery service in Canada. Received in Cobourg Sept. 8th after travelling by train on the Montreal - Toronto RPO. Scarce special delivery cover.
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 BW19-17
$60.00 
E9 March 31, 1939 special delivery cover from Vancouver to San Francisco. Arrived & probably delivered in San Francisco the same day. E9 used within it's one month period of proper use. Opened at bottom slightly roughly & smallpiece of back missing.
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 BW19-18
$100.00 
May 23, 1946 cover from Toronto to Point Roberts, Washington State, where it arrived May 27. Re-directed to Vancouver B.C. & then to Tashme B.C. The cover contains contemporary newspaper clippings & is part of a correspondence to the Japanese Internment Camp in Tashme. With a photocopy of another cover from the same correspondence.
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 BW19-19
$60.00 
May 13, 1933 air mail cover to Germany. Sent by air to New York, ship to Europe & by air to destination. Has German air mail hand stamp in red on front.
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 BW19-20
$110.00 
June 1, 1945 V-Mail sent Dachau Concentration Camp by a soldier who was dealing with the refugees there. Scarce item..
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 BW19-21
$65.00 
November 16, 1948 cover with #272 the 50 cent lumbering issue paying the air mail rate to Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia. Scarce destination.
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 BW19-22
$120.00 
May 23, 1941 $1.80 6 times the 30 cent rate cover to the U.K. Franked with numbers 241, 243, 244 & 245. Sent to a Captain in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. Has "TRANS-ATLANTIC AIR MAIL ARMY P.O. ENGLAND" hand stamp at left. Vertical fold at center plus some creasing at right which is typical on over weight covers. Also a few minor stains. ARMY POST OFFICE S.C.1 9 JNE 41 machine cancel on the back.
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BW18-23
$80.00
French Guiana oversize registered air mail cover to Montreal, Canada March 14, 1946. Franked with Scott #'s 129, 149 x 3, 151 x 4, C1 x 4, C2 & C3 x 3. #151 catalogues US$95.00 on cover. Total cat. is US$109.30. Minor creases, faults, as usual with oversize covers.
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BW18-24
$70.00
1923 Germany air mail cover to Riga, Latvia with #'s C16, C17 x 2 & C18 x 6. Catalogue in Scott US$108.00
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BW18-25
$110.00
India cover sent from a Polish refugee camp in Karachi to Box 260, Jerusalem, Palestine. This was the undercover address foe ex Karachi refugees. Some tone spots especially on the censor label.
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BW18-26
$70.00
1948 Polish refugee camp cover in India to Chicago, USA. Sent registered & by air mail. Some toning at the edges.
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BW18-27
$70.00
1944 Polish refugee camp cover from Iringa, Tanganyika Territory to South Africa. Most of the stamps have been removed & the one left is badly damaged. Censor tape at the bottom & numerous back stamps. As is.
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BW18-28
$60.00
Martinique February 28, 1940 #10 size censored air mail cover to New York. Martinique censor tape at right tied by a Military Authority oval censor hand stamp & an Antigua censor 6044 re-sealing label at left, type L6 in the CCSG handbook & rated at 8 points which makes this a scarce label.
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BW18-30
$75.00
April 27, 1963 First woman trans pacific solo flight cover from California to Australia. Plane flown by Betty Miller & is signed by her as well. Plane made stops at Honolulu May 3rd., Canton Island May 7th., & Fiji May 8th. Arrived in Australia at Brisbane May 14th. Trip took 13 days & covered 7,500 miles. Scarce item & very fine.
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 3903i
$75.00 
March 1st. 1939 first flight cover. to Toronto, sent special delivery with E9i the broken 0 in the 10 at left. Unitrade cat. on cover $100.00 Canadian..
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 CL42-2800c
 $65.00
April 7, 1928 Keno Hill cover taken by dog sled to Mayo & then flown to White Horse & on to Roessler in New Jersey by surface mail. Part of back flap missing & couple of minor tears.
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 CL50-3100
 $65.00
Commercial Airways Peace River to Edmonton first flight cover. . February 12th 1931 with CL50. Nice clean cover.