Newfoundland & World Air Mails

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Cover
Catalogue #
American
Air Mail Society
Price
U.S. $
Description
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FF6
$110.00
First flight cover from St.Johns to Fogo. "AIR POST FOGO" handstamp in purple ties the stamp to the cover. Postmarked St.Johns Nfld. March,10 1921. Fogo March 28, 1921 receiver on back.
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FF6a
$180.00
March 10, 1921 first flight cover from St.Johns to Fogo. Cat. in NSSC $190.00.
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FF9a
$195.00
Cover from the attempted flight by Cotton. Halifax mail was sent by mail to Botwood on November 27, 1921. Flight was delayed till December 10. Engine trouble forced the plane to land at Deer Lake. Plane returned to Botwood & mail was sent to Halifax by surface. Halifax Feb.4, 1922 receiver on back. Stamp is the no dot after 1921 variety.
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FF9b
$150.00
Flight from St. John's to Halifax, December 10,1921.
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FF9b
$199.00
November 24, 1921 first flight cover with C3b - stop after 1921 St. Johns to Halifax.
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FF9b
$250.00
1921 35 cent red Halifax Air Mail stamp with period after "1921" well centered single tied to first flight cover with a St.John's Nfld. Nov.26 1921 machine cancel. Halifax Feb. 4 1922 backstamp following delays with the mail delivery after an aborted flight. Stamp catalogues $270.00 in Unitrade. A lovely cover.
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FF9c 
$625.00 
December 10, 1921 Botwood to Halifax first flight cover with C3d (Unitrade Cat. on cover $700.) C3d has the 1 of 1921 below the f of Halifax. Halifax Feb.4, 1921 backstamp.
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FF9f 
$250.00 
December 10, 1921 Botwood to Halifax first flight cover with C3h (Unitrade Cat, on cover $325.) C3h has the 1.5 m.m. gap between AIR & MAIL. Halifax Feb. 4, 1921 back stamp.
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FF32 
$125.00 
July 27, 1929 "Bluenose" Harbour Grace to North Sydney flight cover ( NSSC FF24a ).
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FF32 
$140.00 
July 27, 1929 "Bluenose" Harbour Grace to North Sydney flight cover using a Department of Marine and Fisheries OHMS cover ( NSSC FF24a ).
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FF40 & FF41
$70.00
First flight cover from St. John's to St. Anthony with St.Anthony 13 Feb 1931 Receiver on back. Then flown back to St. John's on FF41, with a St. John's February 18, 1931 "Keep Sunday Sacred" machine receiver also on back.
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FF41VAR
$90.00
Flight cover from Western Arm.W.B. - CDS of FE 14, 31 to St.John's. Has a St. John's receiver canceling the stamp dated FEB 19, 1931. This leg is not listed in "The Air Mails Of Canada & Newfoundland".
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FF45
$250.00
Corner Brook to St. Johns July 20, 1931 registered first flight cover. Signed by the pilot, Arthur D. Sullivan. A scarce cover.
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FF49Var 
$600.00 
May 21, 1932 Dornier DO-X cover to England, then sent back to Newfoundland. Has a June 2, 1932 Prevent Forest Fires.... receiver on the back. Backstamped Newfoundland covers are scarce.
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FF51a
$75.00
July 20, 1930 return first flight from Wabush-Katsao, Labrador to St. Johns.
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FF69
$125.00
June 2, 1947 first flight from Gander to Prestwick, Scotland, with Prestwick receiver on the front. This is FF54 in the Newfoundland Specialized Cat. & has a Cat. value of US$145.00
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BW3-5
$70.00
Australia December 3, 1941 4/- rate cover to Ottawa, Canada, with a "California Clipper" handstamp. By the time this cover made it to New Zealand all Clipper service had been cancelled due to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour. Cover probably sent by sea to either Panama or the US west coast and then on by air from there. Some minor tears and creases, but still and attractive military cover sent to an Australian Air Force pilot. Ottawa MPO NO.304 backstamp January 5, 1942.
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BW3-7
$115.00
Germany 1937 commercial air mail cover to Chile, franked with Scott # C56. Flown by D.L.H. on flight #L291 which departed Frankfurt on Oct.28. Has a Chile Nov.1 arrival date stamp on front at bottom.
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BW11-5
$75.00
Switzerland 1943 air mail cover to Canada with German censor tape & handstamps at left plus signs of chemical testing for invisible ink. British censor tape with a manuscript I.C.(Bermuda) at right. This is a scarce tape, with the manuscript I.C. not listed in Miller.
 
 
     




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