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Lot No. 558

Auction No. 26
Category Airmail Collections
    Airmails
Est. $650
Status Auction Pending

 

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American Clippers 1940-1941 FAM 19 flights exhibit on 16 pages with 31 covers written up as to flight departures, arrivals & rates plus relevant background information. All carried on the Boeing 314's used on this service. Incls San Francisco/Los Angeles to Auckland, Honolulu to Auckland, Honolulu to Noumea, Noumea to Auckland & New York, Auckland to Canton Island (with Centennial Exhibition" pmks, Canton is to San Francisco, Auckland to Honolulu & San Francisco plus the later addition of Fiji with covers to/from NZ & USA legs with one onto England with 2/ & 2/6d KGV franking. Range of cachets & cover designs incl some with small photo inserts & a couple of censored. Noted Crome addressed cover signed by Australian PAA executive Harold Gatty. Majority with relevant b/s's & cond above average. Beautifully presented & ideal for specialist expansion. (31)