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Lot No. 1257

Auction No. 27
Category Airmail Collections
Est. $150
Status SOLD $170



Various covers noting 1946 (15th Sept) Aust to Canada First Official Airmail 7d Airletter tied by Air Mail Section Melbourne cds with violet winged cachet. (AAMC 1066b, Cat. $75), 1947 (16th Aug) Brisbane return, Quilpie to Charleville & Roma to Brisbane carried on special inland Airmail service by Qantas for the Royal Geographical Society. (AAMC 1110b x 3, Cat. $120), 1947 (7th Nov) Sydney to Honolulu Pan Am intermediate Clipper flight Airmail env with pictorial cachet in mauve. (AAMC 1119a, Cat. $40), 1955 (8th June) First Polar Route Flight Sydney to Amsterdam covers x 2, both with cachets in purple & Amsterdam b/s's. (AAMC 1351, Cat. $60), 1953 (2nd June) Coronation flights from England to Aust, England to Cocos Is., England to New Hebrides, Cocos to England intermediates & Aust to England with Coronation set. Cat. $140 (7) & 1954 (15th May) First Regular Qantas Australia to North America service by Super Constellation intermediates Sydney to Canton (2), Sydney to Honolulu, Sydney to San Francisco, Honolulu to Sydney (2), San Francisco to Sydney & Nadi (Fiji) to Sydney. All 8 covers cat. $50 each & with brown/blue/red vignettes affixed. (8) plus 1958 (14th Jan) Qantas Round the World Flight with 4 covers all bearing 2/- Qantas x 2 (AAMC 1386, Cat. $15 each) & 1956 (20th Nov) Greece to Australia Olympic Torch flight (AAMC 1362) & 1960 (16 Nov) Qantas 40th Anniv flight round the world (AAMC 1443, cat. $15) with special machine slogan cachet tying 5/- Arms on WCS cover. Total cat. $900+ (24)


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