Prestige Philately Auction 125 CatalogueCatalogue by themeOnwards Air Transmission (OAT)
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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - Onwards Air Transmission (OAT)
CEYLON - Postal History
1941 (Jan & Apr) apparently commercial airmail covers from US Forces on Midway Island each with Pan Am 'MAILED AT/MIDWAY/ISLAND/[birds]/...' cachet, the first at 60c rate with Guam transit b/s plus Hong Kong & Ceylon censor labels, the other at 40c rate with boxed 'NOT OPENED/BY/ CENSOR' h/s applied at Hong Kong, both with small 'A.V.2.'-in-circle h/s (Heifetz #5) applied at Hong Kong & rare on mail to Ceylon, some aging still an attractive pair. (Qty 2)
CEYLON - Flight Covers - Commercial
1945 covers from Colombo (Feb: 'L/478' censor label on the reverse) & 'BERUWALA' (Dec) both to the United States at 2r60c rate with oval (Heifetz #4) or boxed (#XI) 'O.A.T.' handstamps applied in red at London. A lovely pair. Ex David Norris. (Qty 2)
1955 cover to Switzerland with KGVI 5/- & QEII 1/- tied by Suva cds, registration h/s in violet, double-circle 'AV/2' h/s (Heifetz Type #20; only 11 recorded) applied at London; also the same h/s on 1959 philatelic registered airmail cover to Saudi Arabia. (Qty 2)
1965 tourist's PPC back home to Belgium with 6d Drummer pair tied by Nadi Airport cds, fine boxed 'O.A.T./F.S.' h/s (Heifetz Type #XIX) applied at London.