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Lot No. 483

Auction No. 29
Category World
    Collections, Accumulations and Selections
Est. $500
Status SOLD $675



New Zealand Airmail Flight Covers on FDC pages in "as new" Lighthouse burgundy binder with slipcase. Starts with 1931 Gisborne-Hastings FFC signed by pilot W.H.Lett, followed by 1931 "First New Zealand Christmas Air Mail" registered Blenheim & addressed to Invercargill bearing pair of 5d surcharged Airs, 3 other 1931 Christmas Air Mail covers, one bearing 1d Smiling Boy, 3d Air & 1d Admiral tied by Wanganu cds & machine slogan cancel, 1933 Auckland-Invercargill non-stop by "Faith in Australia" covers (2) & 1932 South Island Air Pageant & Timaru Airport Official Opening commem covers both signed by the pilot plus 1934 First Trans-Tasman Airmail (4), Sixth Crossing (1) & Aust-NZ Apr 1934 cover with 7d in Aust franking, ditto for NZ. Also 1935 King's Jubilee FFC NZ-Aust-England (franked 5d Air x5) & 10-5-35 4th Kingsford Smith Aust-NZ flight cover bearing 1935 NZ Air set. Others to 1947 with 32 in all plus 55 more to 1984 incl overseas connections to NZ. Cond above average with many useful. Opening at just over $5 per cover. (87)