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Lot No. 595

Auction No. 26
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $200
Status SOLD $160



1932 (7th June) Sydney to Darwin intermediate leg on the intended Sydney to London flight by JM Weir with 2d & 3d SHB tied by Darwin NT 7 JE 32 cds. Signed "Jim Weir 4.6.32"on reverse with Sydney, Brisbane & Newtown cds's. He was forced down by monsoon gales near Alor Star before eventually reaching Calcutta. He then abandoned the flight at Karachi on 3rd July due to ill health. One of 12 flown to Darwin. Good cond & ex Frommer. AAMC 266, Cat. $550


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