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    Australasia 2008





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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY/FLIGHT COVERS

    Lot 501
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1928 (17 Dec) illustrated cover carried on Saskatoon-Regina Canada airmail thence to Australia by surface, bearing Canada 5c Air and Australia 3d Kookaburra tied by Saskatoon slogan cancel (1d Canberra opposite corner uncancelled), backstamped Regina slogan and Glenhuntly (Victoria) 21 JA 29. Rare use of Australian stamps in Canada under reciprocal postal agreement

     

    Lot 502
    Estimate: $200

    1935-39 cover fronts to the one addressee in Germany with type-written 'By Australia-Greece-Germany Airmail', make-up frankings including 5/- Kangaroo, 2/- Jubilee pair and single, 1/- ANZAC, etc (9 items)

     

    Lot 503
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1935 (18 Jul) cover flown Oodnadatta to Sydney, cacheted in blue 'MACKAY AERIAL/ RECONNAISSANCE EXPEDITION/WESTERN AUSTRALIA/1935', various backstamps, AAMC #517 [50 flown]

     

    Lot 504
    Estimate: $200

    1937 (13 Apr) Cairns-Normanton FFCs (3) comprising Cairns to Normanton, intermediate to Croydon, and return Croydon to Cairns, latter a scarce reg'd item, the group signed by Pilot 'C. Jones', covers a trifle water-stained, possibly in transit. AAMC #719-20a - states 'Total mail carried was less than 200 items', suggesting this material is somewhat underrated

     

    Lot 505
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $220

    1938 (12 Mar) cover flown England to Dutch East Indies in a Percival Vega, endorsed 'Left Lympne 3am 12th March 1938./Forc Landed near/Waingapu, Dutch East/Indies 16th March 1938.', signed by pilot 'Jim Broadbent', AAMC #798 [48 flown]

     

    Lot 506
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $260

    1938 (8 Jul) Normanton first flight to Queensland Cattle Stations Rutland Plains, Dunbar and Koolatah, matching illustrated covers (3) signed by Pilot 'Alan W. Tagart', two additionally signed by manager at Koolatah Station. AAMC #817

     

    Lot 507
    Estimate: $200

    1939 (Jan) 'Koranga' crash banker's cover (320x167mm) addressed to Melbourne with stamps fallen off, large portion of explanatory notice affixed

     

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