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I recently became aware of jusqu'a markings on airmail covers from the KGVI period.

I am hoping someone can tell me something about them and if there is a reference where I can learn more.

As I understand it, these bars stamped on airmail covers signify that the airmial portion of the route has come to and end.

During the KGVI period there were many mail routes combining part airmail and part surface mail.

Here is an example of what I believe to be a jusqu'a marking - the red bars over the Airmail label.

Any information gratefully received.

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Ian McQueen wrote a book on the subject:
"Jusqu'a Airmail Markings: A Study" [Spiral-bound]

The red lines were applied where the Airmail service stopped. So your example went by Air from Aus to UK then by sea to USA
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I've never seen those markings explained, and wouldn't have paid any further attention to them.

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Hatter I was wondering how you knew that and then I saw the England next to the air mail sticker :oops: . Would they always write the name of the country where the air mail part of the journey stopped?

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Here are examples of the typical Sydney 1930's jusqu'a roller type cancel used on the 1934 Trans-Tasman flight covers from NZ to Australia (part of my FFC exhibit).

Both covers had insufficent postage for their forward journeys to Paris and New York via airmail so they went via surface:

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hatter wrote:Ian McQueen wrote a book on the subject:
"Jusqu'a Airmail Markings: A Study" [Spiral-bound]

The red lines were applied where the Airmail service stopped. So your example went by Air from Aus to UK then by sea to USA
Thanks hatter. I have just found a copy for sale at Vera Trinder.
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Lakatoi 4 wrote:Here are examples of the typical Sydney 1930's jusqu'a roller type cancel used on the 1934 Trans-Tasman flight covers from NZ to Australia (part of my FFC exhibit).

Both covers had insufficent postage for their forward journeys to Paris and New York via airmail so they went via surface:
Thanks Lakatoi 4 - first I have seen of an Australian Roller cancel. I'm hoping the book by McQueen provides some means of identifying the various jusqu'a cancels. I have a number where the Country applying the cancel does not appear to be noted, so presumably its possible to tell form the nature of the cancel itself ?

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I thought the philosophy was to learn one new thing every day ... I'm up to about 15 today :D ... but my brain is full now.

I guess this also means that once upon a time postal staff actually checked mail to see that correct postage was affixed, and that cancels were correctly applied ... Australia Post needs to find some of those people and get them to train the current generation. :evil:
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tascollector wrote:
hatter wrote:Ian McQueen wrote a book on the subject:
"Jusqu'a Airmail Markings: A Study" [Spiral-bound]

The red lines were applied where the Airmail service stopped. So your example went by Air from Aus to UK then by sea to USA
Thanks hatter. I have just found a copy for sale at Vera Trinder.
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GJ50, many thanks. I have just emailed you. I am in the process of putting together my first ever exhibt -usage of KGVI issues of Australia from 1937 to the end of the war, as a means of showing the typical rates and routes of that era. I have applied to show this at Sydney next March/April.
I appreciate your help on the jusq'a markings. Thanks !

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tascollector wrote:GJ50, many thanks. I have just emailed you. I am in the process of putting together my first ever exhibt -usage of KGVI issues of Australia from 1937 to the end of the war, as a means of showing the typical rates and routes of that era.

I have applied to show this at Sydney next March/April.

I appreciate your help on the jusq'a markings. Thanks !

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That is good news about your first venture into exhibiting. Your topic is a good one as there are heeps of rates during this period.

A word of advice, as this is Postal History exhibit one of the mistakes some exhibitors make is to spend to many words on the actual stamp issue, or flaws etc on the stamp issues.

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Pete,

I echo Gary's comments on entering Sydney 2011. We ( my wife, son and I) are exhibiting.

Perhaps might see you there in the Stampboards meeting :idea:
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Lakatoi 4 wrote:Pete,

I echo Gary's comments on entering Sydney 2011. We ( my wife, son and I) are exhibiting.

Perhaps might see you there in the Stampboards meeting :idea:
Yes, it would be good to meet a few Stampboard members in person.
Hope to see you there.

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TasCollector:
glad you've found the book, and it seems Gary can put in touch with a specialist in that area too.

I don't think the sender, nor sending post office, normally noted where the Air service stopped. It was up to the Postal service who worked out if it was Air for the next stage or not.

You see many covers with 'By Air All the Way' or equivalent words, where the sender having paid for Airmail wanted to be sure thay got the service they had paid for.

Ian McQueen's book should give you the information, I believe different Offices used lines which were distinguishable, from other offices.
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hatter wrote:TasCollector:
glad you've found the book, and it seems Gary can put in touch with a specialist in that area too.

I don't think the sender, nor sending post office, normally noted where the Air service stopped. It was up to the Postal service who worked out if it was Air for the next stage or not.

You see many covers with 'By Air All the Way' or equivalent words, where the sender having paid for Airmail wanted to be sure thay got the service they had paid for.

Ian McQueen's book should give you the information, I believe different Offices used lines which were distinguishable, from other offices.
Thanks Hatter. I know little about how the rates and routes were actually determined on the ground, apart from the Richard Breckon articles that seem to be the most obvious references for this period. Its difficult to get a handle on Post Office procedures especially outside Australia. I 'll check my hoard of covers again for any annotations or markings such as you mention. I must say StampBoards has proved to be a great resource.

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Air Mail stickers were struck out for two different reasons.

Tobin in "The Postal History of Sydney - Vol 3. The Plane Mails" details in pages 88 to 95 the instructional markings used on Air Mail in Sydney.

Air Service Unavailable

Tobin notes on page 92 "Some airmail despatched was not able to go all the way by air because air services did not exist to the destination required. Such mail would be sent as far as possible by air then transferred to surface transport". The airmail sticker should be cancelled at the point where surface transport took over (however, Tobin does not use the term "Jusquá")

Tobin shows various examples of "Air Service not Available", "Despatched by Surface Mail" and "Air Service Completed" handstamps and example covers showing the ms or handstamp cancelling of Air Mail stickers.

Underpaid postage

Tobin notes on page 88 "In handling such mail (insufficient postage) the Post Office was guided by UPU regulations. Where the total amount of postage paid exceeded half the airmail cost, the item was forwarded by air, taxed, and the deficiency collected from the addressee. If the postage paid was less than half, the item was simply sent by surface post .... UPU regulations required ..... the airmail label should be struck out with two thick vertical bars. Sometimes by a rubber stamp, sometimes in manuscript".

Examples of insufficient postage:

'Diverted to Surface - No Postage' red ink handstamp on stampless Airmail cover from the UK. As per UPU Regulations, the PO only charged the "F(oreign) S(urface) Rate" 10½p, as the deficiency and diverted the cover to 'Surface Mail' by cancelling the "By Air Mail" imprint with a 5 bar red canceller. [6 bar example shown in 'T for Tax'- Original Work, Vol. 1, page 42]

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UK cover with an unreadable meter imprint. The Post Office only charged the "F.S." (Foreign Surface Rate) 10½p, as the deficiency and diverted the cover to Surface Mail by ms cancelling the "By Air Mail" sticker. Unreadable meter value, ms red ink 21 (Air Mail Rate) not accepted by PO.
Tax value was originally 21p (Airmail Rate) then altered to 10½p.

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Hi Davo,
thats all very interesting. I've made a note for future reference. Theres a lot more to this story than I realised.

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First off, the 2 UK covers I showed previously were probably dated 1979/80, the FS rate noted on the covers was around then.

Jusqu'a handstamp on cover.

"Despatched from Sydney by Surface Mail" handstamp. Page 94 of 'The Plane Mails' (R.Tobin & A. Orchard) states: "this straight-line handstamp (Fig 195) was used on internal mail despatched from Sydney by surface even though full airmail postage was paid.(This would be a "Jusqua" handstamp although Tobin does not identify it as such).

This was because no air service existed to the destination or because [over weekends for example] the mail train (to South Lismore) got in before the plane". Note that even though the cover (dated 28/9/1948) went by train, the Airmail sticker was not cancelled.

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Insufficient Postage for Airmail

"Insufficiently Prepaid for Transmission by Air" handstamp on stampless Airmail cover from the UK. As per UPU Regulations, the PO only charged the "F(oreign) S(urface) Rate" 10½p, as the deficiency and diverted the cover to 'Surface Mail' by cancelling the "By Air Mail" imprint with a 3 bar purple canceller. Probably dated 1979.

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Stampless cover from Germany/Austria? (17/4/79) was taxed 90Pf (Foreign Surface Rate) and diverted to surface by ms cancelling the "By Air Mail" imprint. Note the address, was this philatelic?

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Diverted the other way : from Surface to Airmail!

This cover from the USA is different from the others displayed in that it had the correct Foreign Surface Rate of 13c affixed but the US Post Office handstamped it "Returned for Additional Postage".

The reason for this return is set out in the attached yellow label "Service Temporarily Suspended via Surface Mail. Forwardable by Air for Additional 18c. Please endorse Airmail". Cover was returned to the sender who affixed a meter label for 18c and re-posted it (but without an airmail sticker or endorsement). Is this a vice versa Jusquá?

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I will be including some of these covers in my Postal History exhibit at Sydney 2011.
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Pete, tascollector: I see that you got a copy of the Ian McQueen book. Could you let me know if this book about Australian markings or other places or both and what time frame does it cover?
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Hi Davo,
I'd be happy to - its in the mail from Vera Trinder in London. I'll put something here when it arrives.
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For anyone interested, the book on jusqu'a markings by Ian McQueen is a survey of all such markings, by whatever name(there are terms in a number of other languages than French that have a similar meaning) - the idea that mail might travel part way by air then by surface mail was apparently a common feature of early airmail services in most countries.

There are only three references to Australian markings, but if you are interested in airmail from Australia then of course you will want to know about markings applied by other countries along whatever airmail route might apply.

Most jusqu'a markings on Australian overseas mail will be from elsewhere, particularly Britain.

The book covers the period form early 1930s through to about 1955 when airmail could usually be carried all the way to wherever .

This is a much more complicated subject than I imagined. The first 12 pages were, to me, very informative, covering a wide range of airmail arrangements and practices, and the markings which were applied to mail as a result.

Then follows about 60 pages of listings of jusqu'a markings for various countries, along with an illustration of each, and following that, 20 pages of airmail cancels used to terminate the airmail part of the route, applied usually to the Par Avion sticker or equivalent in various languages ( which apparently is called an etiquette ).

My main criticism is that the quality is not too great - the 'book' looks like a 3d generation photocopy on standard photocopy paper. As a result many of the illustration of various markings are poor quality.

Still, you cant expect the author ( this is more or less self published I think) to lash out on expensive printing and paper when the market is obviously very limited.

I'd say for 10 pounds plus 2.50 pounds postage from UK, if your re interested in airmails form 1930s -through to the mid 50s, this is a very useful book, not just for the jusqu'a content but airmail arrangements more broadly .

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Interesting discussion.

Where does the Name Jusqu'a Markings come from or what does it mean?
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Jusqu'a comes from the French for 'as far as'. It means that the airmail section of the route comes to an end before the letter has reached its destination but the rest of the route is by surface, hence the airmail label is usually cancelled with some sort of hand stamp, often in the form of bars or a cross. With the gradual increase in airmail routes through the 1950s most or all airmail eventually could be sent all the way so the need to cancel the airmail section fell away.

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Thanks for the prompt answer..., i noticed these markings on some Iraq covers and ever wondered what they are for...
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Very interesting information here.
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Since you are getting the McQueen book you might be interested to know that he published a 1995 Supplement of 273 pages.

He also published another Study in 3 Volumes:

Airmail Directional Handstamps
Vol 1: pages 1 to 233 (published 2003)
Vol 2: pages 237 to 371 (published 2003)
Supplement 84 pages (published 2007)

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If there is interest I bought a large number of air mail covers and page write ups from Ian McQueen's estate a year ago. I will dig them out and scan them to here over the next week if they will be of help.

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machinecancel wrote:tascollector

Since you are getting the McQueen book you might be interested to know that he published a 1995 Supplement of 273 pages.

He also published another Study in 3 Volumes:

Airmail Directional Handstamps
Vol 1: pages 1 to 233 (published 2003)
Vol 2: pages 237 to 371 (published 2003)
Supplement 84 pages (published 2007)

Good luck with your research.

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I wasnt aware of that. Very interesting and thanks or the references - I dont suppose you have the ISBN numbers for any of them ? I'll have to see if I can track them down.

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goof wrote:If there is interest I bought a large number of air mail covers and page write ups from Ian McQueen's estate a year ago. I will dig them out and scan them to here over the next week if they will be of help.

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I for one would be interested. Given McQueen seems to have been a good researcher anything with useful reference info such as 'type' information regarding postal markings or research notes would be particularly interesting.

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The books have ISBN numbers - will post them on Monday (USA time) with the publishers name.

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Jusqu'a Airmail Markings 1993
Published by W. A. Page, FRPS,L
Dartford, Kent. UK

ISBN 0 9514643 2 9

1995 Supplement (same publisher)

ISBN 0 9514643 37

I have been searching for out of print books for many years before and after ISBN numbers were invented. I have yet to see an out of print book dealer use these numbers.

You may wish to check out the following item on Ebay USA

171005353237 it appears to be a reprint/update to McQueen

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goof wrote:If there is interest I bought a large number of air mail covers and page write ups from Ian McQueen's estate a year ago. I will dig them out and scan them to here over the next week if they will be of help.

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I would like to see you post some of McQueen's covers.

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machinecancel wrote:tascollector

Jusqu'a Airmail Markings 1993
Published by W. A. Page, FRPS,L
Dartford, Kent. UK

ISBN 0 9514643 2 9

1995 Supplement (same publisher)

ISBN 0 9514643 37

I have been searching for out of print books for many years before and after ISBN numbers were invented. I have yet to see an out of print book dealer use these numbers.

You may wish to check out the following item on Ebay USA

171005353237 it appears to be a reprint/update to McQueen

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Bert, many thanks, thats very useful.
I managed to buy a copy of the eBay listing.

I find Abe Books uses ABN numbers, as does my own society in their on-line library listings, likewise the Australian on-line library system and also Amazon.com allows searches by ABN and occasionally one of the Amazon affiliates might have a useful philatelic listing so it has some uses at times. They did actually return the book in an ABN seach but there were none listed for sale.

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goof wrote:If there is interest I bought a large number of air mail covers and page write ups from Ian McQueen's estate a year ago. I will dig them out and scan them to here over the next week if they will be of help. regards Mick
Can't wait to see the covers goof, when you have time. :mrgreen:

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:oops: I know sorry I'll try and dig them out from the room which is stamp store number 2 :!: :!:

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Here's one of the pages I managed to dig out, most of them are straight air mails without the Jusqu'a markings.


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another from Palastine, I assume this qualifies as the air mail is cancelled:

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Resurrecting an old thread - I found this curious cover recently -

It seems to have some faint red stripes across the front - are these jusqu'a markings?

Initially, I found it a bit puzzling as it is paying the 1½d Empire Air Mail rate from the UK to the Sudan, but has a Shellal-Halfa TPO cancellation on the reverse, indicating that it travelled by land (at least between Egypt and Khartoum).

That is - until you notice the date :!: Posted in the UK 10th October 1939. The Empire Air Mail Scheme was suspended at the outbreak of war on 1st September. I think the air mail fees returned to their pre-EAMS levels :?: :?: .

Does anyone know if this is how a letter no longer valid for air mail was marked at this time :?:
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DaveR wrote:Resurrecting an old thread - I found this curious cover recently -

It seems to have some faint red stripes across the front - are these jusqu'a markings?

Initially, I found it a bit puzzling as it is paying the 1½d Empire Air Mail rate from the UK to the Sudan, but has a Shellal-Halfa TPO cancellation on the reverse, indicating that it travelled by land (at least between Egypt and Khartoum).

That is - until you notice the date :!: Posted in the UK 10th October 1939. The Empire Air Mail Scheme was suspended at the outbreak of war on 1st September. I think the air mail fees returned to their pre-EAMS levels :?: :?: .

Does anyone know if this is how a letter no longer valid for air mail was marked at this time :?:
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Posted UK 10 October - TPO canel ? Nov - forwarded from Khartoum 5 Nov - and arrived Malakal 9 Nov 1939.

Thanks - Dave.
Good evening,

Dear DaveR,

Surface - 1½d per ounce – In Great Britain Domestic and International Postal Rates […] by Wawrukiewicz, 2000

Air Mail – 1/3 per ½ ounce – acc. “Air Mail Services / General Information” Issued with the Post Office Circular of the 18th October, 1939.

It has no air mail label and no By Air Mail writen on top left-hand corner.

This (plus the days of the voyage) means this letter was sent by surface route and the red stripes across the front are not jusqu'a markings (i.e. they are not the common air mail interruption bars)
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The only one I have I think.....

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5c Thornbill (issued 14 Feb 1966) cover to Netherlands with jusqu'a marking, plus violet instructional handstamp, stating insufficient postage for airmail redirecting the cover to surface delivery.

If I hadn't stumbled across this topic whilst browsing today I would never have known about this type of marking...

Thank you for posting!

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briggia wrote:The only one I have I think.....

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5c Thornbill (issued 14 Feb 1966) cover to Netherlands with jusqu'a marking, plus violet instructional handstamp, stating insufficient postage for airmail redirecting the cover to surface delivery.

If I hadn't stumbled across this topic whilst browsing today I would never have known about this type of marking...

Thank you for posting!

Cheers

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A Jusqu'a (literal meaning is "up to ...") marking is identifying at which point, a postal item was transferred from air to surface means of transport.

Your cover never travelled by air, because it was short paid. UPU rules defined whether a short paid item should be transported by airmail anyway (and taxed accordingly) or should be diveredt to surface mail.


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Ahoj briggia!

As far as I can see your cover did not travel by air for any part of its journey, so it is not a jusqu'à cover:

It is simply diverted to surface mail because the postage was insufficient for air mail transmission.

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card12 wrote:Good evening,

Dear DaveR,

Surface - 1½d per ounce – In Great Britain Domestic and International Postal Rates […] by Wawrukiewicz, 2000

Air Mail – 1/3 per ½ ounce – acc. “Air Mail Services / General Information” Issued with the Post Office Circular of the 18th October, 1939.

It has no air mail label and no By Air Mail writen on top left-hand corner.

This (plus the days of the voyage) means this letter was sent by surface route and the red stripes across the front are not jusqu'a markings (i.e. they are not the common air mail interruption bars)
Hi Card12.

Thanks for that information - it's just the normal surface rate, for the time.

I'm going to have to look out for an early wartime 1/3 rate air mail letter to go with it :)

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honza wrote:Ahoj briggia!

As far as I can see your cover did not travel by air for any part of its journey, so it is not a jusqu'à cover:

It is simply diverted to surface mail because the postage was insufficient for air mail transmission.

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1946 K.U.T to Denmark with Jusqua's mark.

Would the flight have been to England and then by sea? to Denmark?
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Hi Wayne.

British air mail leaflets are available here - http://www.gbps.org.uk/information/sources/airmail-leaflets.php

It looks like air mail was available from Britain to Denmark even in Sept 1945, but does say "to the extent that aircraft capacity is available".

In May 1946, there were two flights daily. I can't quite make out the date on your letter, but it looks like May.

I suppose another possibility is that the 1 shilling, 70 cent paid on the letter was not sufficient for Kenya to Denmark, and sent surface from Kenya :?:

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Wayne1951 wrote:
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1946 K.U.T to Denmark with Jusqua's mark.

Would the flight have been to England and then by sea? to Denmark?
The red six-bar roller cancel is a jusqu‘a marking in use at London. The letter was transferred from air mail to surface mail there.

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According to the rate tables in Proud's Postal History of Uganda and Zanzibar, no direct air mail to Denmark was established at the time of posting and "transmission to those countries which are not directly served by air is partly by air and partly by surface".

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Here's an early Australian version (JA 32):
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Kainnikanada wrote:Here's an early Australian version (JA 32):
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Seeing Randwick to Clovelly you could walk in 30 minutes, I doubt airmail was ever necessary. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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