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    Lot 837
    Estimate: $100

    1929 (29 Oct) cover flown Hay to Melbourne bearing 3d Air (2) + KGV 1d (2), 'Blue Angel' vignettes affixed both sides, weak strike of framed 'FORWARDED/BY AIRMAIL' (latest recorded use from Hay) and straight-line 'PER AERIAL MAIL' both sides, minor creasing


    Lot 838
    Estimate: $200T

    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 839
    Estimate: $150

    1930 (24 Jun) mourning cover to USA, mss. 'By Air Mail' crossed-out bearing 1d Sturt (4) tied by Melbourne machine cancel, Sydney cds on reverse together with framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID/FOR AIR MAIL SERVICE' in red, also British Consulate receiving handstamp of 21.7.1930'. Unusual example of paying the internal airmail rate to Sydney and underpaying the surface carriage to USA, though sent as privilege consular mail


    Lot 840
    Estimate: $500

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


    Lot 841
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $230

    1939 (23 Mar) cover flown by Henri Martinet, Noumea - Australia, Brisbane arrival 25.3.39 and Melbourne backstamps, minor blemishes


    Lot 842
    Estimate: $125

    1939 (21 Dec) printed parachute mail cover flown by QANTAS flying boat "Corio", Sydney - Mornington Island, signed by pilot Tapp and endorsed by missionary in charge


    Lot 843
    Estimate: $250

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


    Lot 844
    Estimate: $150

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


    Lot 845
    Estimate: $300T

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


    Lot 846
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1948 (14 Nov) QANTAS souvenir cover with vignette affixed flown Sydney - South Africa, signed by pilot L.R. Ambrose, AAMC 1193


    Lot 847
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1948 (27 Nov) QANTAS souvenir cover with vignette affixed flown South Africa - Sydney, signed by pilot L.R. Ambrose, AAMC 1194


    Lot 848
    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 849
    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 850
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

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


    Lot 851
    Estimate: $175

    1954 (Mar) Crash mail meter cover Sydney to Sweden and 10d Airletter Brisbane to Scotland with framed cachet in red or magenta 'SALVAGED MAIL/AIRCRAFT CRASH/SINGAPORE 13.3.1954'. (2 items)


    Lot 852
    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 853
    Estimate: $250T

    1960's-1990's Decimal airmail covers (approx 260) to overseas destinations, mostly commercial, including Canada, Europe, Fiji, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kenya, N.Z., PNG, Singapore, South Africa, etc, noted higher rates and scarcer Greetings cards and postcards rates, generally fair/fine condition, also bundle (approx 80) 1990's philatelic overseas airmail covers mostly with 'Return to Sender' markings (340)


    Lot 854
    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 855
    Estimate: $125

    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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