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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHT & AIRMAIL
Lot
Description
Status
1536
1917 Hamilton-Melbourne Basil Watson Postcard with 15 FEB departure cds, franked KGV 1d red tied by double oval 'Aerial Mail Melbourne 27 FEB 1917' pmk. VF. AAMC 12 cat $600+. Only 299 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1537
1917 Casterton-Melbourne Basil Watson Postcard with 15 FEB departure cds, franked KGV 1d red tied by double oval 'Aerial Mail Melbourne 27 FEB 1917' pmk. Superb. AAMC 13 cat $600+. Only 269 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1538
1917 Warrnambool-Melbourne Basil Watson Postcard with 20 FEB departure cds, franked KGV 1d red tied by double oval 'Aerial Mail Melbourne 27 FEB 1917' pmk. Some edge flts etc. AAMC 11 cat $600. Only 326 flown. (P)
 SOLD at A$250
1539
1917 Adelaide-Gawler Carey Bleriot special illustrated card franked KGV 1d red tied by 'Adelaide NO 23 17' cds. Signed by pilot, & re-endorsed by him in 1934. AAMC 16 cat $2750+. Extremely rare. Only 100 flown, with only a few surviving. (P)
 SOLD at A$2400
1540
1917 Basil Watson card, prepared for first Mt Gambier-Melbourne flight. F-VF UN, sl surface blemishes but still quite fresh & attractive. AAMC 14A cat $250. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1541
1919 Harry Butler pictorial card franked KGV 1½d brown tied by 'Curramulka AU 13 19' pmk, un-numbered & unsigned card with written message dated '10 8 19'. AAMC 21j cat $800. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1542
1920 Ross Smith Great Britain-Australia cover franked the special blue 'First Aerial Post' airmail stamp & KGV 1½d brown, both tied by special oval arrival pmks, with another strike at top. Addressed to 'Mr B de M Prior Sydney', being no. 261 in the AAMC/Frommer list, & only 13 recorded with additional Australian stamp, only several this franking. AAMC 27. Famous Australian airmail of historical significance. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5500
1543
1920 Melbourne-Hamilton franked KGV 1½d brown & Herald Airmail brown label, both tied by 'Hamilton 11 AU 20' cds. VF. AAMC 48. Only 700 flown, with only about 50 covers thought to survive from this flight & virtually none of them have the Herald vignette tied which is what the cat value is for. Only 2 or 3 covers are recorded with the Herald vignette tied by pmk & this is the actual cover shown in AAMC. Desirable rarity. (P)
 SOLD at A$2700
1544
1924 Sydney-Cootamundra FFC franked KGV 4½d tied by 'Newtown 4 JE 24' cds. AAMC 72a from cat $550. Rare. (P)
 SOLD at A$325
1545
1925 Sydney-Melbourne FFC franked KGV 1½d & 3d tied by 'Sydney JL 22 1925' pmk. VF. AAMC 82 cat $300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1546
1927 Normanton-Cloncurry FFC franked Canberra 1½d (3), tied by 'Normanton 8 JL 27' cds. Signed by postmaster. AAMC 107 cat $175. Only 150 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1547
1929 Charleville-Brisbane FFC with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked Kooka 3d, KGV ½d & 1d, tied by 'Charleville 2 AP 29' cds, with 'Inaugural Flight' label. Non 'Davis Bros' cover. AAMC 133a cat $250. Only 25 flown. (P)
 SOLD at A$100
1548
1929 Brisbane-Charleville FFC franked KGV 4½d on Qantas envelope, tied by 'Brisbane 16 APR 1929' pmk & with 'Inaugural Flight' label. Non 'Davis Bros' cover. AAMC 132a cat $200. Only 50 flown. (P)
 SOLD at A$120
1549
1929 Charleville-Brisbane FFC with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked Canberra 1½d (3), tied by 'Charleville 21 AP 29' cds, with 'Inaugural Flight' label. Signed by Moody the pilot (h/s). 475 flown. AAMC 133 cat $75 plus premium for h/s.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1550
1929 Charleville-Brisbane FFC with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked Canberra 1½d & Kooka 3d, tied by 'Charleville 21 AP 29' cds, with 'Inaugural Flight' label & signed by pilot. AAMC 133 cat $75. 475 flown.
 SOLD at A$60
1551
1929 Adelaide-Ceduna intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 1d red, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1552
1929 Adelaide-Forrest intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & Canberra 1½d, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
 SOLD at A$60
1553
1929 Adelaide-Kalgoorlie intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 1d engraved, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$60
1554
1929 Ceduna-Perth intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & Canberra ½d, tied by 'Ceduna 2 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$60
1555
1929 Forrest-Kalgoorlie intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Forrest 2 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
 SOLD at A$60
1556
1929 Forrest-Perth intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Forrest 1 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
 SOLD at A$60
1557
1929 Forrest-Adelaide intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV ½d orange (3), tied by 'Forrest 2 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
 SOLD at A$50
1558
1929 Kalgoorlie-Adelaide intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 1d red engraved, tied by 'Kalgoorlie 4 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
 SOLD at A$50
1559
1929 Adelaide-Perth FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Perth 4 JUN 1929' pmk. Then returned to Perth by next flight with same franking on reverse tied by 'Adelaide 9 FE 29' cds. AAMC 137/8 cat $125.
 SOLD at A$80
1560
1929 Ceduna-Adelaide intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Ceduna 5 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1561
1929 Adelaide-Perth First Flight miniature souvenir mail satchel containing 6 photos & info sheet, plus the souvenir parcel tag franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d, tied by 'Forrest 16 JL 29' cds. AAMC 137a/f cat $150++ for the mail bag etc alone, extremely rare with matching parcel tag. Obviously worth lots more as comp bags are never seen. (9 pieces). (P)
 SOLD at A$200
1562
1929 GB-Australia Ross Smith 10th Anniv PPC franked KGV 1d & 3d tied by 'Hounslow 12 NO 29' cds. Readdressed back to England with Air 3d green & KGV 1½d red tied by 'Melbourne 12 DE 29' cds. AAMC 145c & 146 would cat $300 as individual covers, 2-way use of commemorative PPC would be rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1563
1930 Sydney-Brisbane FFC franked Airmail 3d & Swan 1½d, tied by 'Sydney 2 JA 30' cds, 'Brisbane 3 JA 30' arrival cds. These dates suggest this cover joined the flight after the original plane crashed & all mail returned to Sydney. AAMC 148 cat $250. (P)
 SOLD at A$120
1564
1930 Echuca-Cootamundra FFC franked Airmail 3d, Swan, Angel vignette, tied by 'Echuca 3 FE 30' cds. AAMC 149b cat $150.
 SOLD at A$80
1565
1930 Newcastle Waters-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Camooweal 21 FE 30' arrival cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1566
1930 Cootamundra-Echuca FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, Angel vignette, tied by 'Cootamundra 13 FE 30' cds. AAMC 149c cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1567
1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, Canberra 1½d & KGV 3d (2) tied by 'Bourke St Melbourne 14 FE 30' cds. AAMC 151 cat $300. Only 50 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1568
1930 Melbourne-Brisbane-Camooweal-Daly Waters FFC franked Airmail 3d (2) & KGV 4½d to pay for 3 Air legs & 1½d postage, tied by 'Ship Mail Room 15 FE 30' cds, plus Angel vignette. AAMC 151(var) cat $300+. Only 50 flown Camooweal-Daly Waters, this use probably unique. (P)
 SOLD at A$250
1569
1930 Camooweal-Brunette Downs FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Brisbane 18 FEB 1930' pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1570
1930 Daly Waters-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d Plate 1 single & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Daly Waters 20 FE 30' cds. AAMC 152 cat $350. Only 30 flown, (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1571
1930 Brunette Downs-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Camooweal 21 FE 30' arrival cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1572
1930 (21 Feb) registered FFC Daly Waters-Camooweal addressed to Mr (Major?) CR Cota, 6th Battn King's African Rifles, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanganyika. Franked 1929 3d green Air, KGV 1d & 4d tied Daly Waters 21 Feb 1930 cds, b/s Daly Waters, Camooweal 21 Feb, Brisbane Registered 24 Feb, Sydney Reg 25 Feb, Dar-Es-Salaam & Camp Post Office Dar-es-Salaam 7 Apr. One of 30 carried, minor peripheral flts but scarce AAMC 152 cat $350. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1573
1930 Adelaide-Melbourne FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red & 3d tied by 'Melbourne 24 MR 30', but not actually flown as not endorsed by pilot. Would be AAMC 153a cat $250.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1574
1930 Brisbane-Townsville FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 2d red, WA & Vic 1d opts, tied by 'Brisbane 29 MR 30' cds. Unclaimed & returned to Melbourne. AAMC 155 cat $150. Attractive.
 SOLD at A$90
1575
1930 Townsville-Brisbane-Sydney FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied 'Townsville 31 MR 30'. AAMC 156(var) cat $150
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1576
1930 Sydney-Melbourne registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, Swan 1½d & KGV 3d, tied by 'Brisbane 30 MY 30' cds. Actually carried airmail Brisbane-Melbourne & Adelaide-Perth. AAMC 162(var) cat $100.
 SOLD at A$90
1577
1930 Sydney-Melbourne registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 4d olive, tied by 'Sydney 31 MY 30' cds. Signed by pilot G Allan. AAMC 162 cat $100.
 SOLD at A$60
1578
1930 Melbourne-Sydney registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 4d violet, variety white flaw on right frame opposite value tablet (ACSC 111(2)vc cat $80), tied by 'Melbourne 31 MY 30' cds. AAMC 161 cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1579
1930 Perth-Wyndham FFC franked Airmail 3d & Sturt 1½d, tied by 'Perth 8 JUL 1930' pmk. AAMC 164(var) cat $80, the air label alone cat $50 on cover.
 SOLD at A$50
1580
1930 Derby-Wyndham FFC franked Airmail 3d (missing LR cnr) & KGV 1½d red, tied 'Derby 11 JUL 30' cds. AAMC 164 cat $80.
 SOLD at A$50
1581
1930 Halls Creek-Perth intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & Sturt 1½d, tied by 'Halls Creek 14 JL 30' cds. AAMC 165a cat $100.
 SOLD at A$60
1582
1930 Wyndham-Derby FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, with variety HAIF ACSC 83(3)h GB cat $30 tied by 'Wyndham 15 JUL 30' cds. To England, with KGV ½d tied by 'Sutton Coldfield 18 AU 30' cds. AAMC 165(var) cat $100.
 SOLD at A$60
1583
1930 Wyndham-Derby FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Wyndham 15 JUL 30' cds. Rare with pilot signature. AAMC 165 cat $100+, premium for autograph.
 SOLD at A$100
1584
1930 Wyndham-Fitzroy Crossing intermediate FFC registered, franked Airmail 3d & Sturt set, tied by 'Wyndham 15 JUL 30' cds. AAMC 165a cat $100.
 SOLD at A$60
1585
1930 Wyndham-Derby-Broome-Perth-Adelaide-Melbourne-Sydney registered FFC franked Airmail 3d (2), Sturt 3d (2) & KGV 1d green tied by 'Wyndham 15 JUL 30' cds, then by surface to USA & by air to New York. AAMC 165(var) cat $100 (Wyndham-Derby), plus premium for this usage. Attractive. (P)
 SOLD at A$110
1586
1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters 2-way FFC franked Airmail 3d & Swan, or Canberra 1½d, tied by 'Camooweal 30 JL 30' & 'Daly Waters 7 AU 30' cds. Angel vignette on ea half. AAMC unlisted!
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1587
1931 Ireland - Australia via Holland registered FFC franked opt KGV 1d, 2d & 10d plus sword 5d & 1/-, tied by 'Srad An Diuic A Cliat 28 IIII 31' cds. Reverse signed by pilot M Pattist. AAMC 195. Possibly unique origin from Ireland. (P)
 SOLD at A$375
1588
1931 England-Australia via Holland FFC (centre fold & reduced at left), franked KGV Seahorses 5/- BW printing, tied by 'Leeds APR 28 1931' pmk, with Batavia flight cachet. Rare solo 5/- franking. AAMC 195 cat $150. Loose 5/- alone cat £135. (P)
 SOLD at A$130
1589
1931 Holland-Australia registered FFC franked Netherlands 40c Air, 2½c & 15c plus the special Neth Indies 1G Air, all tied by 'Amsterdam 29 IV 1931' cds, with Batavia flight cachet. To New Zealand. Plus related items- 2 KLM labels & the Air stamp VF MLH (SG cat £23). AAMC 194 cat $125.
 SOLD at A$160
1590
1931 GB-Australia via KLM franked KGV Seahorse 2/6 tied by 'London Airmail 29 AP 31', another franked KGV 4d tied by similar cds with Netherlands 7½c, 30c, 50c & special 1G flight stamp tied by Amsterdam cds, ea with special Batavia pmk & b/s Melbourne or Sydney. AAMC 195(var). Rare combination. (2). (P)
 NO LONGER AVAILABLE
1591
1931 Liechtenstein-Australia registered via KLM, franked 1930 Pictorial 2Fr perf 10½(2) & Airmail 25r, 35r & 1Fr, tied by 'Triesenberg 28 IV 31' cds, with Zurich & special Batavia transit pmks, plus b/s of Batavia & 3 diff Melbourne. VF. AAMC 195(var) -stamps alone cat £615, plus large premium for possibly unique franking & certainly unique usage to Australia! (P)
 NO LONGER AVAILABLE
1592
1931 Brisbane-Bundaberg FFC franked Kingsford Smith 3d pr, tied by 'Melbourne 4 MAY 31' pmk. Brisbane & Bundaberg b/s. AAMC 202a cat $175.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1593
1931 Holland-Australia intermediate registered FFC from Java franked Queen 15c & 35c, plus special air stamp 1G, tied by 'Batavia 5 5 31' cds & flight pmk. To Victoria. AAMC 195 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1594
1931 Australia-England FFC franked Kangaroo 1/- & Kingsford Smith 6d pr, tied by 'Sydney 15 MY 31' cds. Signed by pilots Hudson Fysh & GU Allan. To Estonia! With arrival b/s. AAMC 203. Possibly unique to this destination.
 SOLD at A$110
1595
1931 Australia-England intermediate FFC to Calcutta (centre fold) franked KGV 2d red & airmail 3d green booklet stamps with dot in upper margin (5, inc pane of 4, no selvedge, flts) tied by 'Inglewood 14 MY 31' cds. To Ceylon with Calcutta & Colombo b/s. AAMC 203c(var) cat $200+++
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1596
1931 Australia-England intermediate registered FFC to Calcutta franked 7 diff stamps, tied by 'Adelaide 13 MA 31' cds, with arrival b/s. AAMC 203c cat $200.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1597
1931 Cloncurry-Longreach special flight cover franked Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d tied by 'Cloncurry 22 MY 31' cds. AAMC unlisted. Ex Frommer valued by him at $250.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1598
1931 Australia-Java FFC to Singapore franked Roo 2/- maroon & Kingsford Smith 6d, tied by 'Melbourne 21 MY 31' cds, with flight cachet, & Batavia diamond b/s. AAMC 206. Very scarce intermediate flight.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1599
1931 Australia-Neth Indies-France FFC (centre fold) by KLM, franked Roo 1/- & 2/- maroon, KGV 1d green & Kingsford Smith 6d, tied by 'Perth 19 MY 31' cds, with special violet Batavia NEI flight cachet on reverse. To Paris. AAMC 206 cat from $150.
 SOLD at A$100
1600
1931 Australia-England Australia FFC special cover franked Airmail 6d violet & brown, KGV 2d red, tied by 'Adelaide 18 NO 31' cds, with flight cachet. Also franked GB KGV 4d & 1/- for return to Australia tied by 'London 17 DE 31' cds, with 'Birdwood Sth Aust arrival b/s. AAMC 222/245 cat $165 as 2 covers. Scarce 2-way cover & unlisted as such.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1601
1931 Sydney-Brisbane FFC by New England Airways franked Airmail 3d green & KGV 2d red, tied by 'Sydney 23 NO 31' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 224 cat $100, plus premium for pilot's signature. Only 98 flown.
 SOLD at A$110
1602
1931 Sydney-Brisbane FFC by New England Airways franked Sturt 3d & KGV 2d on 1½d, tied by 'Sydney 23 NO 31' cds. AAMC 224 cat $100. Only 98 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1603
1931 Brisbane-Sydney FFC by New England Airways, franked Airmail 3d green, & KGV 2d red, tied by 'Brisbane 25 NO 31' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 225 cat $100 plus premium for pilot signature. Only 87 flown.
 SOLD at A$110
1604
1931 Daly Waters-Birdum registered FFC franked Air 6d brown & KGV 2d on 1½d, tied by 'Darwin NT 1 DE 31' cds. To Sydney with b/s of Charleville (6 Dec), Toowoomba (7 Dec) & Sydney. TOO LATE h/s in black applied in Toowoomba due to floods. AAMC 228 cat $850. Rare. Only 20 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1605
1932 Brisbane-Lismore FFC franked Air 3d green & KGV 2d red, tied by 'Brisbane 25 JAN 1932' pmk. AAMC 246 cat $80.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1606
1932 Sydney-Lismore FFC franked KGV ½d orange, Sturt 1½d & Kingsford Smith 3d, tied by 'Newtown 25 JA 32' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 248 cat $100++. Only 14 signed.
 SOLD at A$130
1607
1932 Brisbane-Lismore-Brisbane registered FFC franked Airmail 3d green, KGV 3d, plus 2d & 5d surch set, tied by 'Brisbane 23 JA 32' or 'Lismore 25 JA 32'. Signed by co-pilot. AAMC 250. Scarce, very few return covers carried.
 SOLD at A$140
1608
1932 Flinders Is-Launceston FFC franked Airmail 3d green & KGV 2d red, tied by 'Whitemark 7 JE 32' cds. AAMC 268 cat $100. Only 73 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1609
1932 England-Australia intermediate FFC Darwin-Melbourne franked Airmail 3d green tied by 'Melbourne 26 SEP 32' arrival pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 274 cat $300. Only a few flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1610
1932 Brisbane-Bendigo FFC franked Bridge 2d only as carried privately, tied by 'Bendigo 22 AUG 1932' arrival pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 279 cat $300. Only 12 in total flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1611
1934 Kimba-Port Pirie registered FFC franked KGV 5d & Airmail 3d, tied by 'Kimba 23 FE 34' cds. AAMC 363a cat from $100. Very scarce intermediate flight. As few as 20 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1612
1934 Kimba-Cowell registered FFC franked Sturt set, KGV ½d orange & Airmail 3d, tied by 'Kimba 23 FE 34' cds. AAMC 363a cat from $100. Very scarce intermediate flight. As few as 20 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1613
1934 Cowell-Kadina FFC franked KGV 2d red, & Airmail 3d, tied by 'Cowell 23 FE 34' cds b/s Kadina. AAMC 363a cat from $100. Very scarce intermediate flight. As few as 20 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1614
1934 Cowell-Port Pirie registered FFC franked KGV 5d, & Airmail 3d tied by 'Cowell 23 FE 34' cds, b/s Pt Pirie. AAMC 363a cat from $100. Very scarce intermediate flight. As few as 20 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1615
1934 Cowell-Whyalla registered FFC franked 6 diff stamps, inc KGV 1d Red Die II (cat $400 on cover) tied by 'Cowell 23 FE 34' cds b/s Whyalla. AAMC 363a cat from $100. Very scarce intermediate flight. As few as 20 flown. (P)
 SOLD at A$100
1616
1934 Mt Coolon-Rockhampton FFC franked KGV 1d green & 1½d red prs, 1½d with plate 1 dot (cat M blk of 4 $80) tied by 'Mt Coolon 1 MR 34' cds - not FFC, with 'North Qld Winter Playground' air label. Frommer 36d cat $100 for this label on cover. AAMC 357 cat $150, only 62 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1617
1935 Wasp Airways Narromine-Sydney FFC franked Anzac 2d tied by 'Sydney 25 MAR 1935' pmk, with Harbour Bridge vignette & signed by pilot. F-VF. AAMC 494 cat $75.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
1618
1935 Wasp Airways Sydney-Narromine FFC franked 2d tied by 'Narromine 28 MR 35 cds with Harbour Bridge vignette & signed by pilot. F-VF. AAMC 495 cat $75.
 SOLD at A$60
1619
1935 Wasp Airways Sydney-Nyngan franked Anzac 2d tied by 'Nyngan 20 AP 35 cds, with Harbour Bridge vignette & signed by pilot. F-VF. AAMC 498 cat $125.
 SOLD at A$50
1620
1935 Wasp Airways Nyngan-Sydney franked Anzac 2d tied by 'Sydney MAR 24 35' pmk, with Harbour Bridge vignette & signed by pilot. F-VF. AAMC 497 cat $125.
 SOLD at A$60
1621
1936 Hindenburg Zeppelin flight cover Germany-USA franked Airmail 25c blk of 4, with purple flight cachet, then by air to Australia with b/s of 'New York MAY 9 1936', 'New York Foreign 10 5 1936', 'Frankfurt 14? 5 36' pictorial Hindenburg pmk, 'Darwin 23 MY 36' & 2 diff 'Melbourne 26 MY 36'. Zeppelin covers to Australia are extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1622
1939 (May) USA-USA via Australia-Hollandia-Cocos Island-Seychelles, printed cover franked USA 2c, Australia 5d, Cocos (b/s), Neth Indies 10c & Seychelles 6c (uncancelled) carried on Guba II flight, signed by Richard Archbold. AAMC 867 cat $1500. Very rare with only tiny number flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1623
1945 Australia-Fiji QANTAS Inaugural Flying Boat Service printed Commem env to Suva franked 5½d Emu tied by GPO Sydney 17 Nov 45 cds & pilot signed. Return flight cover to Sydney franked KGVI 1/5 Pic tied by Suva 19 Nov 45 cds & again pilot signed. AAMC 1014/15 cat $120, 1945 QANTAS Liberator Fight to Ceylon franked 1934 Hermes 1/6 tied by GPO Sydney 29 Nov 45 cds, signed by pilots J Furze & H Howse & with Colombo arrival cds. Return flight cover franked Ceylon KGVI Pic 1R tied by Colombo cds, signed by pilots J Furze & J Moxham & with arrival b/s AAMC 1016/17 cat $300. Minor tone specks on Suva env o/w very fresh & clean. Total ACSC cat $420. (4)
 SOLD at A$180
1624
1948 Mornington Is Parachute mail franked Scout Jamboree 2½d, tied by 'Sydney 24 DE 48' cds, with special vignette & signed by pilot, plus reverse arrival endorsement. AAMC 1199 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1625
1935 long Airmail cover from GB with meter franking at left of 'London 15 III 35' -value illegible. Apparently 1 of 3 as endorsed 'T 3 rates 7/3', with the total Postage Dues affixed to reverse (flts), being 4d blk of 21!, 2d & 1d for a total of 7/3, tied by 'Private Box Room 29 MR 35' cds. SG D106-7 & 109 cat £105, ACSC D115, 117 & 119 cat $110, plus huge premium on cover. Surely unique useage & largest 4d multiple on cover. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1626
1941 long cover (centre folds) from USA franked 1½c pr tied by 'New York Church St Annex MAY 20 1941' duplex pmk, with 'Surcharge Customs' clock h/s & 'Customs Duty To Pay 3d' red h/s. Postage Dues 1d & 2d affixed & m/s cancelled to pay Duty. SG D113-14. ACSC D123-4. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
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