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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY

    Lot 542
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $170

    1930 (13 Sep) cover Adelaide to Czechoslovakia accelerated via East-West domestic airmail service. Early and rare destination jusqu''a item

     

    Lot 543
    Estimate: $400

    1934 (8 Dec) airmail cover to Eastern Extension Telegraph Co, Penang, bearing rare solo franking of 1934 9d Macarthur for Żoz. airmail rate, carried on Australia-Singapore leg of Australia-England flight, although apparently commercial, Melbourne Centenary etiquette on reverse

     

    Lot 544
    Estimate: $200

    1936 "Scipio" crash cover Sydney to Belgium showing fine complete strike of handstruck 'AVION ACCIDENTE', AAMC 623. Uncommon destination for this incident

     

    Lot 545
    Estimate: $200

    1937 (23 Mar) cover from Melbourne bearing 1/- Large Lyrebird pair. Scarce example of 2/- Żoz. via Greece full airmail service

     

    Lot 546
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1938 (10 May) inwards airmail cover from Riga at 1L 50 rate to Sydney, endorsed 'Per Lot', minor blemishes, rare origin/destination airmail item

     

    Lot 547
    Estimate: $150

    1938 (27 Nov) "Calpurnia" crash cover from U.K. to Victoria, accompanied by original contents (greetings card) and the Post Office printed advice. AAMC 834

     

    Lot 548
    Estimate: $150

    1939 (Jan) 'Koranga' crash, banker's cover (320x167mm) addressed to Melbourne with stamps fallen off, large portion of explanatory affixed, AAMC #843. Cat AU$400

     

    Lot 549
    Estimate: $200

    1939 (27 Feb) airmail cover (roughly opened) Melbourne to Trinidad at 5d Empire "all-up" rate. Rare origin/destination for this service

     

    Lot 550
    Estimate: $300

    1941 (17 Jan) QANTAS envelope Sydney-Dili (Portuguese Timor), signed by pilot H.B Hussey, backstamped Dili, very fine, AAMC #912. Cat AU$400

     

    Lot 551
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1941 (9 Dec) cover flown Melbourne to Scotland bearing 2/- Maroon (2) + KGVI 1/4d + 6d Kookaburra, endorsed 'Clipper Mail', censor tape and diamond cachet

     

    Lot 552
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1942 (23 Dec) QANTAS black and red vignette affixed to souvenir cover flown Sydney to Mornington Island, cachet and signed by pilot 'W.H. Crowther, reverse endorsed 'R.E. Braunhol/Missy in chge/27.12.42', minor stain, AAMC 950. Cat AU$150

     

    Lot 553
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $260

    1946 Official cover from U.K. to Adelaide endorsed 'VIA LANCASTRIAN SERVICE' (partially over Australian stamp has been affixed), reverse with fine strike of double-oval 'A.M. REGISTRY WHITEHALL/25 JAN 1946/OVERSEAS SECTION' handstamp, received at R.A.A.F. Melbourne 1.2.1946, where registered, arriving Adelaide following day. A rare commercial item from the Lancastrian service begun in 1945 (refer AAMC 1003c)

     

    Lot 554
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1948 (14 Nov) QANTAS vignette in blue/white for South Africa-Australia flight, Frommer 78a

     

    Lot 555
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $115

    1948 (14 Nov) QANTAS souvenir covers with vignettes affixed, flown Sydney to South Africa and return, signed by pilot L.R. Ambrose, AAMC 1193-94 (2 covers). Cat AU$200+

     

    Lot 556
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1948 (14 Nov) QANTAS souvenir cover with vignette affixed flown Sydney to South Africa, signed by pilot L.R. Ambrose, AAMC 1193. Cat AU$100+

     

    Lot 557
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1949 (15 Mar) QANTAS souvenir cover flown Hong Kong to Sydney, affixed vignette tied by arrival datestamp, signed by pilot E.C.Sims, AAMC 1205. Cat AU$150

     

    Lot 558
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $180

    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$500+

     

    Lot 559
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Rocket Mail: 1936 (13 Jul) Moggill to Riverview printed cover with 'RT6' vignette affixed and tied by violet handstamp, AAMC R6. Cat AU$175

     

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