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Lot No. 1388

Auction No. 27
Category Airmails - Australia
    Airmails
Est. $500
Status Auction Pending

 

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1944 (11th July) First "Mosquito" DD664 A52-1001 flight in Australia with clear Bankstown cds & signed by RAAF pilot Brian Walker & 34 others incl Pat Fillingham DH UK test pilot & Hubert Ross-Walker, DH Bankstown test pilot. Crome addressed cover with reversed full of signatures related to DH engineering staff. Unofficial flight with only 20 covers listed. AAMC 976a, Cat. $225 but vendor considers a much higher price warranted, as this was the first Australian-built Mosquito. First one we have seen.

 

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