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Lot No. 1379

Auction No. 27
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $40
Status Auction Pending



1940 (30th Apr) New Zealand to Australia by Tasman Empire Airways with 5d Centennial tied by Auckland slogan incorporating original photo of "Aotearoa" landing at Auckland on cover. "NEW ZEALAND-AUSTRALIA-ENGLAND Through Air Mail Service Inaugural Flight 1940" boxed cachet in mauve & pilot signed by both Capt. Burgess & co-pilot Craig. Sydney & Petersham b/s's. Good cond. Sold for $90 in Linke 2003 auction. AAMC 899, Cat. $100+ signed.