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Lot No. 1379

Auction No. 27
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $40
Status SOLD $30



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.