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Lot No. 735

Auction No. 25
Category Airmails - Papua & New Guinea
Est. $400
Status SOLD $400



1936 (29th Sept) "Athena" salvaged mail part-cover to F.H. Everall Esq, Wau, New Guinea with GB 3d KGV & 1/- tied by Wolverhampton Staff 19 SP 36 cds's. Badly damaged when the Imperial Airways Armstrong Whitworth airliner caught fire at Delhi, India. Incls the PMG's Dept GPO Sydney printed notice explaining the circumstances. This is the only surviving cover addressed to Wau. Ex Ray Kelly & Frommer & the example illustrated in the AAMC. AAMC P105a, Cat. $700


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