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Lot No. 15

Auction No. 25
Category Airmail Collections
Est. $400
Status SOLD $625



1934 (24th July) The S.H. Sheard collection of the Australia to Papua & New Guinea first flights plus intermediates by Charles Ulm in the "Faith in Australia". Incls Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Rockingham, Townsville & Cairns to Port Moresby all on separate covers. Melbourne to Port Moresby & return plus ditto for Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns & Rockhampton again on individual covers. Also Sydney to Lae & return & ditto for Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns & Rockhampton & again on individual covers. Intermediate Aust flights incl Melbourne to Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Rockhampton & Cairns, Townsville to Cairns & ditto return on latter, Melbourne to Brisbane return, Townsville to Brisbane, Rockhampton to Brisbane plus Brisbane to Melbourne, Sydney, Townsville & Rockhampton on single covers. All on the official printed commem envs with relevant pmks, cachets & b/s's. Attractive frankings incl State issues, KGV & 3d Airmails plus some imprint pairs & blocks & "OS" ovpts. Superb cond & all with Sheard typed (couple hand) addresses. Intermediates without cachets except Brisbane to Townsville & to Rockhampton. A difficult group to form outside this lot. AAMC 390, 391, 393, 395, 395a & 395b, Cat. $1300+ (29)


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