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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY

    Lot 520
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    1924 "Pals" label in blue depicting Wing Commander Goble, horizontal pair with selvedge. One of three pairs recorded

     

    Lot 521
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $380

    1929 (Nov) cover flown by J. Mollison for Eyre Peninsula Airways Ltd, Streaky Bay to Adelaide, framed cachet applied 'By Air via KYANCUTTA/mss.(30.11.29)/BY FAVOUR OF/EYRE PENINSULA AIRWAYS LTD.', Adelaide datestamp applied on arrival, yellow/black vignette affixed to reverse. AAMC #145

     

    Lot 522
    Estimate: $3,000T

    1929 (20 Dec) privately carried cover with original 5-page letter, flown by Chichester on the Darwin to Sydney stage of his unofficial flight from London, endorsed 'By air from/Darwin to/ Sydney/Francis.C.Chichester', cancelled at Sydney, 'FOUND OPEN' label affixed, forwarded to the addressee in New Zealand where label is cancelled by Motueka cds, minor tone spots/blemishes. Believed to be UNIQUE

     

    Lot 523
    Estimate: $250T

    1930 (19 Feb) cover flown by Australian Aerial Services, Camooweal to Daly Waters, arrival backstamp, AAMC 151. [Only 50 flown]

     

    Lot 524
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1930 (20 Feb) cover from Adelaide flown by Australian Aerial Services to Brunette Downs via Camooweal, bearing KGV 4d, AAMC 152a. Scarce intermediate. Cat from AU$350

     

    Lot 525
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1931 (24 Dec) New England Airways Ltd., multicolour vignette tete-beche sheet of eight, issued for Sydney-Lismore-Brisbane service, AAMC 225b, Frommer 38b

     

    Lot 526
    Estimate: $1,500

    1932 (7 Jan) Christmas cover for the England - Australia service carried on the "Southern Star" flown Rome - Darwin, signed by Kingsford Smith, AAMC 245b. Only ten covers carried on this leg

     

    Lot 527
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    1932 (22 Aug) cover flown Brisbane - Bendigo, signed by pilot W.E. Gardener, AAMC 279

     

    Lot 528
    Estimate: $800

    1933 (26 Mar) illustrated advertising cover flown Waipapakauri - Sydney on the "Southern Cross" following repairs after the crash at New Plymouth, signed by pilot Kingsford Smith, minor soiling, AAMC 299

     

    Lot 529
    (Withdrawn)

    Withdrawn

     

    Lot 530
    Estimate: $150

    1934 (3 Jul) registered cover flown Papua - Australia, cachets in violet, one with 'JUNE 1934' error, AAMC 395d

     

    Lot 531
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1935 (18 Jul) "Southern Cross" perforated vignette in blue and red on silver, sheet of four with margins, AAMC 516a, 50b

     

    Lot 532
    Estimate: $500

    1935 (18 Jul) cover flown Mascot - Richmond on the last flight of the "Southern Cross", single example of the perforated vignette affixed, signed by Kingsford Smith, AAMC 516

     

    Lot 533
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1935 (27 Oct) Sydney Shark Patrol cover, signed by pilot Ernest Collibee, AAMC 548

     

    Lot 534
    Estimate: $125

    1935 (9 Dec) airmail cover Adelaide to U.K. bearing perfin 'E S' (Elder Smith) 6d Airmail and 1/- Lyrebird tied by slogan cancel

     

    Lot 535
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $200

    1937 (9 Apr) "My Little Ship II" cover flown Brisbane - Agra in a Klemm monoplane, special cachet in violet, signed by pilot Mrs H.B. Bonney, AAMC 714

     

    Lot 536
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $360

    1938 (5 Nov) cover flown Moascar - Darwin by RAF Vickers Wellesley bomber, 5d KGV affixed on arrival and tied by Darwin cds for onward journey to Richmond, AAMC 831. Only ten covers carried

     

    Lot 537
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $320

    1939 (24 Mar) cover flown on a Caudron monoplane 'Le Aiglon' New Caledonia to Paris by Henri Martinet, AAMC 844

     

    Lot 538
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1939 (10 Dec) printed parachute mail cover flown by QANTAS flying boat "Corio", Sydney to Mornington Island, signed by pilot Tapp and endorsed by missionary in charge

     

    Lot 539
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1940 (Mar) censored airmail cover Victoria to Italy bearing 6d Sepia Air pair + 9d N.S.W. Sesqui, censor tape at left, arrival backstamp. Attractive oz foreign rate

     

    Lot 540
    Estimate: $250

    1940 (6 May) souvenir postcard flown by TEAL on flying boat 'Awarua' Sydney to Auckland, signed by commander Garden and crew, previously flown and signed by Ulm, AAMC 900ac

     

    Lot 541
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1941 (18 Dec) QANTAS Sydney - Mornington Island black/blue vignette for parachute mail, AAMC 936a, Frommer 58a

     

    Lot 542
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1942 (23 Dec) QANTAS souvenir cover flown Sydney to Mornington Island with black & red vignette affixed, cachet and signed by pilot 'W.H. Crowther, reverse endorsed 'R.E. Braunhol/Missy in chge/ 27.12.42', minor stain, AAMC 950

     

    Lot 543
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $210

    1943 (4 Jun) return flight of First Airgraph mail Australia - England with original enclosure, AAMC 953b

     

    Lot 544
    Estimate: $150

    1943 (25 Oct) intermediate stages of A.N.A. service Broken Hill to Sydney and return, Broken Hill to Melbourne, odd tone, AAMC 964a (3 covers)

     

    Lot 545
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1943 (24 Dec) QANTAS souvenir cover flown Sydney to Mornington Island with black & green vignette affixed, cachet and signed by pilot 'K.G. Caldwell, reverse endorsed 'J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in charge/25.12.43', AAMC 970

     

    Lot 546
    Estimate: $300T

    1946 (7 Apr) 7d KGVI printed airletter, cacheted in violet, flown Sydney - Singapore, signed by Captains Furze and Moxham. AAMC 1036a

     

    Lot 547
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    1948 (14 Oct) QANTAS 'Catalina' VH-EAX vignette in red, white and blue for New Hebrides - Australia flight, AAMC 1191b, Frommer 73a. The scarcest of all QANTAS vignettes, as these were not prepared in time for flight

     

    Lot 548
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1948 (14 Nov) QANTAS vignette in blue and white on pale blue for Australia - South Africa service, AAMC 1193a, fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 549
    Estimate: $150

    1948 (14 Nov) QANTAS vignettes in blue/white for Australia - South Africa and return flights, AAMC 1193a,b

     

    Lot 550
    Estimate: $250T

    1949 (15 Mar) QANTAS souvenir covers with vignettes flown Sydney to Hong Kong and return, signed by pilot E.C.Sims, AAMC 1204-05a (2 covers)

     

    Lot 551
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1949 (Dec) QANTAS 'Q.E.A.' vignettes, red and blue/white booklet containing seven panes of three, minor adhesion, Frommer 85c

     

    Lot 552
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    1950 TAA red, white and blue vignettes, booklet containing three panes of four, minor adhesion, Frommer 87c

     

    Lot 553
    Estimate: $400

    1953 (2 Jun) Coronation airletters flown on return flight from G.B. to Australia, Ceylon, Fiji, Mauritius, New Hebrides, Norfolk Island, Pakistan, P.N.G., Singapore and Solomon Islands, AAMC 1318b (10). Cat AU$750++

     

    Lot 554
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1953 (Nov) QANTAS souvenir cover flown Bangkok - Sydney, signed by pilot J Harper. AAMC #1332

     

    Lot 555
    Estimate: $300

    1953 (Nov) QANTAS 30th Anniversary of Royal Carriers, sheet of ten vignettes with margin, also red/buff front cover for booklet

     

    Lot 556
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1959 (18 Mar) souvenir cover flown Perth to Melbourne, signed by pilot Fred Hoinville, Australia's only skywriter, photo and home-made vignette affixed, No. 21 on reverse

     

    Lot 557
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    Rocket Mail: 1934 (11 Aug) S.S. 'Maheno' to Fraser Island rocket mail cover with green vignette affixed, AAMC R3

     

    Lot 558
    Estimate: $150

    Rocket Mail: 1936 (13 Jul) Moggill to Riverview printed cover with 'RT6' vignette affixed and tied by violet handstamp, AAMC R6

     

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