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Lot No. 386

Auction No. 25
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $450
Status Archived



1935 (1st Sept) Daru to Darwin special mail by RAAF Short Southampton flying boat with 3d Papua Air Mail ovpt tied by Daru cds. Port Moresby 5 SP 35 & Darwin 27 NO 35 b/s's. Signed by Squadron Leader A Hempell. The long delay was the result of the aircraft being diverted to search for the missing aviator Stuart Campbell plus engine problems at Port Moresby. Good cond. AAMC 524, Cat. $600


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