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Auction: 19010 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1005

Airmails of the World
The Ted Proud Collection

Imperial Airways
1931-45 collection of mail carried by Imperial Airways on their African services, housed in five albums in a box, including 1931 (July) Nairobi to France showing "air fee prepaid/to europe" h.s., 1931 (Nov.) France to Belgian Congo, 1931 (Dec.) Malta to Cape Town, 1932 (Jan.) UK to Broken Hill and to Mpika (registered), 1932 (June) Kenya to Denmark (2), 1932 (Oct.) Poland to Ethiopia, 1933 (May) Mauritius and Madagascar to France, 1933 (Aug.) Sudan to Burma, 1934 (Jan.) Belgian Congo to Luxembourg, 1934 (Feb.) Czechoslovakia to Ethiopia, 1934 Mar.) Madagascar to French Congo, 1935 (Mar.) Aden to Greece, 1935 (June) Indo-China to Madagascar (2), 1936 (Aug.) Sudan to Cyprus, 1937 (Jan.) Mozambique to Uganda, 1937 (Apr.) Djibouti to Madagascar, 1937 (May) St. Helena to UK, 1937 (Oct.) Nigeria to Gold Coast, 1937 (Dec.) Egypt to France Cyrus crash and Lagos to Kano internal, 1938 (Sept.) Seychelles to UK, 1938 (Dec.) Saudi Arabia to South Africa, 1939 (Apr.) UK to South Africa Challenger crash, 1939 (Dec.) USA to Nigeria and Belgian Congo to Cyprus, 1940 (June) Italy to Gold Coast on last Alitalia Rome to Cairo flight and 1942 (Apr.) Chad to UK. A good lot all neatly mounted and written-up with details of flights. (hundreds)

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Estimate
£1,500 to £2,000