(Airmail) 1911 internal registered cover franked 3p., 2a. and 8a. tied by single illustrated FIRST AERIAL POST/ U.P. Exhibition Allahabad cds, fine legible registration handstamp bottom left, manuscript registration number “9”. Fine and attractive.
1930 (JU 6) registered first flight cover to Kingstown, Saint Vincent franked ½d., 3d. and 1/- tied cds, reverse with Castries St Lucia cds of 27 FE 31 and G.P.O. St Vincent of 10 MR. The flight was aborted due to bad weather at Antigua. Some eight months later, HMS Dorsetshire called at Plymouth, leaving behind her seaplane to carry out the flight. The first airmail to any destination from Montserrat.
1932 (30 SP) ‘Imperial Airways’ England to India via Bahrain and Oman First Air Mail franked 1½d. and 6d. tied unclear cds, addressed to Station Superintendent, Sharjah, as no cancel available at this date backstamped in violet Dubai Persian Gulf cds of 6 OCT plus cds of 2 Nov on the return flight.