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Lot No. 1258

Auction No. 27
Category Airmail Collections
    Airmails
Est. $120
Status Auction Pending

 

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Selection of covers incl 1938 (28th July) Australia to England "All Up" Airmail at 1½d per ½oz in the flying boat "Capella" with 5d KGV tied by Melbourne slogan (AAMC 820, Cat. $40), 1938 (4th Aug) Sydney to Southampton intermediate flight to Bengal, India with 5d KGV & Qantas/Imperial illust commem cover (AAMC 826a, Cat. $75+), 1939 (11th May) Brisbane to Cairns for service to Batavia (North Qld) by Airlines of Australia with mauve cachet completed in m/s. (AAMC 858, Cat. $60), 1940 (30th Apr) Aust to NZ Trans-Tasman Flight covers x 2 each on TEAL illustrated printed envs in both short & long formats (AAMC 900, Cat. $200) & 1940 (16th July) Aust to NZ to Canton Island before Brooklyn, NY. with 1/6d Hermes tied by Sydney 21 DEC 1939 slogan. Canton Island JUL 20 AM 1940 b/s & "Opened by Censor" tab with "PASSED BY CENSOR S.120" cachet in mauve. (AAMC 905, Cat. $100+) plus 1940 (16th July) USA to NZ to Aust with 50c Airmail & 10c imperf tied by Charlotte Amalie cancels with "First Flight USA to N.Z. delayed to July 12, 1940" typed in red at top. (AAMC 905a, $90). Good to vg cond. Total Cat. $565+ (7)

 

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