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Lot No. 220

Auction No. 25
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $120
Status SOLD $120



1931 (27th July) Sir Francis Chichester Manila to Katsuura, Japan flight cover. Numbered 48 of 872 letters carried. Philippines 18¢ Palace & 1928 2¢ "L.O.F." ovpt tied by Manila machine cancel. Signed by Chichester below cachet. Japanese b/s. A rare cover as majority of mail was destroyed after Chichester's plane crash landed on arrival in Japan. Understandably some water staining. AAMC 212, Cat. $325


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