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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY

    Lot 466
    Estimate: $200

    1917 (15-17th Feb) Basil Watson, souvenir postcard unused, AAMC 14a

     

    Lot 467
    Estimate: $80T

    1925 (23rd Sep) "Blue Angel" vignettes issued by Australian Aerial Services Ltd, sheet of 15 with imprint in red, insignificant tone as always found, AAMC 90b

     

    Lot 468
    Estimate: $300

    1930 (19th Feb) intermediate stage cover flown by AAS Camooweal to Newcastle Waters by Frank Neale, AAMC 152a

     

    Lot 469
    Estimate: $200T

    1931 (20th Nov) cover bearing New Guinea Birds Dated Airs 3d pair and 2/- carried by mailboat on 6.11.31 for connection with A.N.A. flight Brisbane - England, two different cachets in violet, AAMC 222b. [100 carried]

     

    Lot 470
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $220

    1933 (13-14th Oct) covers flown by Matthews Aviation Co. Melbourne to Currie and return flight, the latter cover registered. [30 each way carried - registered very small mails]

     

    Lot 471
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $360

    1934 (1st Dec) registered Imperial Airways/Qantas from Tangier cover to Adelaide, connecting to England - Australia service, backstamped at Darwin (19.12.34) and arrival 24.12.34 at Adelaide. Scarce feeder stage

     

    Lot 472
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $300

    1935 (1st Sep.) cover flown by RAAF Flying Boat "A-11-1", Daru - Port Moresby - Darwin, signed by pilot A Hempel. [The aircraft was delayed at Thursday Island due to engine trouble]

     

    Lot 473
    Estimate: $1,000T

    1935 (5th Sep.) cover flown Darwin to Adelaide, crashing at Aileron, signed by relief pilot 'H Boston/VH-U11/D.H.Moth', backstamped on arrival at Adelaide, AAMC 525. [This is the first example of a commercially flown cover from this flight we have seen]

     

    Lot 474
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $420

    1935 (29th Oct) registered cover flown Wau - Port Moresby - Melbourne, signed by pilot Tommy O'Dea. Very few registered covers carried. [This flight carried 8 passengers paying 200 each to attend the Melbourne Cup]

     

    Lot 475
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $220

    1937 (9th Apr) cover flown Brisbane to Cape Town, large framed cachet on reverse, signed by pilot Mrs H.B.Bonney, AAMC 716

     

    Lot 476
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $140

    1937 (4th Dec) "Cygnus" crash cover addressed to Scotland bearing KGV 2d, other stamps floated off with framed bilingual 'Timbre-poste pardu/en transit./Postage Stamp lost/in transit.' cachet applied to violet

     

    Lot 477
    Estimate: $600

    1939 (3rd Jun) 5c KGVI Mauritius Envelope printed for "Guba" flying boat survey flights carried from Diego Garcia - Mauritius, uncancelled as often found, AAMC 867a

     

    Lot 478
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $380

    1941 (17th Jan) censored cover flown by Qantas Australia - Portuguese Timor, signed by pilot H.B.Hussey, arrival backstamp, AAMC 912. [54 carried]

     

    Lot 479
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1942 (23rd Dec) Qantas flying boat parachute mail cover with vignette affixed, flown Sydney - Mornington Island, signed by pilot W.H.Crowther and endorsed on reverse 'R.E.Braunholz/Missy in Charge/27/12/42', AAMC 950

     

    Lot 480
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1943 (24th Dec) Qantas flying boat parachute mail cover with vignette affixed, flown Sydney - Mornington Island, signed by pilot K.G.Caldwell and endorsed on reverse 'J.B.McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25th Dec 43', AAMC 970

     

    Lot 481
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $135

    1945 (2nd Jun) use 7d Blue/Yellow KGVI Airletter with type-written endorsement, flown on first Qantas Lancastrian service Australia - England, AAMC 1007a

     

    Lot 482
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    1948 (14th Oct) Qantas "Catalina" VH-EAX vignette in red, white and blue for Australia - New Hebrides flight, AAMC 1190a. [The scarcest of all Qantas vignettes as these were not prepared in time for flight]

     

    Lot 483
    Estimate: $300T

    1948 (14th Oct) Qantas "Catalina" VH-EAX vignette in red, white and blue for New Hebrides - Australia flight, AAMC 1191b. [The scarcest of all Qantas vignettes as these were not prepared in time for flight]

     

    Lot 484
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    1948 (14th Nov) cover flown by Qantas Australia to South Africa with vignette affixed, signed by pilot L.R.Ambrose, AAMC 1193,a

     

    Lot 485
    Estimate: $350T

    1950 (31st Aug) cover flown unofficially on Qantas flight Japan - Australia, AAMC 1250a. Small mails carried

     

    Lot 486
    Estimate: $300

    1953 (June 2nd) 'Coronation' souvenir flight covers to and from London, all cacheted including the scarce Cocos flights, few with blemishes, AAMC 1317-18a, (24). Cat $700+


    Lot 487
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Rocket Mail: 1935 Silver Jubilee sheet of four blue vignettes for proposed rocket firing also flimsies issued by the Daily Telegraph in blue or red/yellow, AAMC R4c,4f&5f (3 items). Useful addition to any Silver Jubilee collection

     

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