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Lot No. 1297

Auction No. 27
Category Airmails - Australia
    Airmails
Est. $350
Status Auction Pending

 

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1931 (28th Mar) Norfolk Is to Lord Howe Island & onto Sydney TWO PENCE on 1½d KGV embossed env tied by "CARRIED BY AIR FIRST FLIGHT….....TO AUSTRALIA…..............PILOT" cachet in mauve completed in m/s with "Norfolk Is" & pilot signed by Francis Chichester with neighbouring Norfolk Island 30 MR 31 cds. Addressed to Sydney with "by Air c/o Captain Chichester" in m/s with LORD HOWE ISLAND 1 AP 1931 arrival cds & By Air Mail blue vignette. Numbered "44" in Chichester's hand with the AAMC giving details as to quantities that survived after typhoon at LHI. Excellent cond & a rarely seen flight cover. AAMC 183, Cat. $950