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Lot No. 628

Auction No. 26
Category Airmails - Australia
    Airmails
Est. $300
Status Auction Pending

 

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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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