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    Lot 718
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $140

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


    Lot 719
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $300

    1925 (21st Jul) cover carried by Australian Aerial Services Ltd bearing KGV 4d Violet, flown Broken Hill to Mildura, framed 'BY AERIAL MAIL' in violet, AAMC 89a


    Lot 720
    Estimate: $80T Realised Price : $70

    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 721
    Estimate: $150

    1926 (30th Dec) use of KGV 1d Lettercard uprated with 4d Olive flown Camooweal to Sydney, framed 'FORWARDED/BY AIR MAIL' tying black/red vignette, minor ageing.


    Lot 722
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    1929 (12th Nov) printed photo-postcard commemorating 10th Anniversary of Ross Smith's flight cancelled at Hounslow and cancelled on arrival in Melbourne, AAMC 145c. Seldom offered


    Lot 723
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $290

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


    Lot 724
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    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 725
    Estimate: $80T Realised Price : $65

    1934 (3rd Oct) cover flown MacRobertson Miller Aviation on Daly Waters - Perth service, arrival backstamp, AAMC 428. [Less than 100 flown]


    Lot 726
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    1934 (Oct) MacRobertson Air Race, unusual advertising vignette inscribed 'MELBOURNE/AIR RACE....pneumatic upholstery' for 'Float on Air', handstamped on reverse 1934


    Lot 727
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $900

    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 728
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1927 (2nd Aug) cover flown Sydney to Brisbane, signed by pilots Virtue and Jackson, AAMC 748


    Lot 729
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $95

    1938 (4th Dec) 'Cygnus' crash cover to England flown from Egypt with framed cachet in violet 'DAMAGED BY/SEA WATER/AIRPLANE/ACCIDENT', AAMC 782a, Nierinck 371205c


    Lot 730
    Estimate: $150T

    1938 (4th Dec) 'Cygnus' crash registered cover to England flown from Iraq with unframed cachet in violet 'DAMAGED BY/ WATER', AAMC 782a, Nierinck 371205c


    Lot 731
    Estimate: $100T

    1938 (27th Nov) metered 'Calpurnia' crash cover to Sydney with accompanying letter from PMG


    Lot 732
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $80

    1939 (8th June) stampless 'Centurion' crash cover to Scotland, unframed cachet '(S)ALVAGED MAIL/EX. CENTURION' in red, AAMC 868 and Nierinck 390612


    Lot 733
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    1941 (10th Jul) cover flown Brisbane to Darwin and return flight with endorsements by Asst Supt of Mails in red 'First through/flight by the first non-/ British aircraft "Inlander"/of the Qantas fleet/ Brisbane-Darwin 10.7.41/The inaugural flight being/dealyed by engine terrible/at Cloncurry', signed by pilot/crew Howard and Swaffield, AAMC 918-19 (2 covers)


    Lot 734
    Estimate: $250T

    1944 (11th Oct) stampless 'Coolangatta' crash cover, originally addressed to a Lance Corporal at Sydney and re-addressed to Townsville with appropiate military cachets together with two strikes of unframed 'SALVAGED MAIL' in violet, AAMC 984 and Nierinck 441011


    Lot 735
    Estimate: $100

    1945 (5th Nov) cover to Sydney with yellow/black vignette, adhesive tied by 'MIL.P.O./CAMP CABLE/QLD' cds, concession cachet in violet


    Lot 736
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $105

    1947 (1st Dec) Qantas cover flown Australia - England with two different vignettes, signed by pilots Jackson and MacMaster, AAMC 1124,a,1125c


    Lot 737
    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 738
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $280

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


    Lot 739
    Estimate: $75T

    1951 (29th Jun) Qantas cover flown Sydney to Christchurch, vignette affixed, signed by pilot D.F. MacMaster, AAMC 1274


    Lot 740
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1952 (8th Sep) Qantas airletter to Sydney bearing 1d and 9d tied by 'R.A.A.F./COCOS ISLAND' cds, special cachet in violet, AAMC 1307a


    Lot 741
    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 AU$700+

    Lot 742
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $80

    1953 (7th Sep) cover with vignette affixed flown by Qantas Lae to Hollandia, signed by pilot Fawcett


    Lot 743
    Estimate: $75T Realised Price : $70

    1953 (14th Nov) Qantas cover flown Sydney to Thailand, vignette affixed, signed by pilot and crew, AAMC 1331


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