AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Stamp Auctions

Lot 2165 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2165 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

Imperial Airways Interrupted Mail Belgium-Australia 1935 & 1938 flights at 6.75Fr or 8.25Fr rates, flights IE309 (force landed Surabaya, broken exhaust pipe, Sanford #350227), IE640 (engine trouble Marseilles, mail transferred, delayed 2 days), IE647 (landed Corfu, mail transferred), & IE655 (delayed Athens after hitting a buoy, delayed again a few days later with mechanical trouble). All VF condition. (4)
Estimate A$275

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Lot 2182 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2182 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1938 Airmail cover to Austria franked Kangaroo 2/- maroon CofA wmk, tied by 'Air Mail Sydney 15 NO 38' cds. To Austria via Greece with circular Greek? H/s & Athens transit b/s. SG 134. ACSC 40 cat $150 on cover.
Estimate A$60

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Lot 2207 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2207 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1959 Sydney-San Francisco FFC plus intermediates for Sydney to Fiji & Hawaii, plus Fiji to Hawaii & San Fran. Then return flight San Francisco & Hawaii to both Fiji & Sydney, plus Fiji to Sydney. AAMC 1406, 07 & 07a cat $185. (10)
Estimate A$80

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Lot 2211 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2211 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1964 Australia - London via Mexico intermediate FFC with Australia to Bermuda, Fiji to Mexico (2) inc with all red missing from printed cover & to London. Tahiti to London, Mexico to London. Then return flight with GB to Fiji, Bermuda to Tahiti, Fiji & Australia. Mexico to Tahiti, Fiji & Australia. AAMC 1530 & 30a cat $405. (13)
Estimate A$150

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Lot 2200 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2200 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

Early 1950s ANA illustrated (baggage??) labels (2 diff), plus 120mmx70mm illustrated Butler Air Transport label. All 3 fresh & clean.
Estimate A$20

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Lot 2196 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2196 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1952 Australia - Sth Africa intermediates for Mauritius, Cocos Is & Australia from Sth Africa. VF. AAMC 1308a cat $150. (3)
Estimate A$60

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Lot 2174 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2174 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1937 Rocket Mail Mt Nebo firing R03 defaced black PROOF vignette sheetlet of 4. VF fresh M/MLH, stamps MNH. AAMC R9d. Extremely rare -the 1st such proof we have seen. (P)
Estimate A$400

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Lot 2188 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2188 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1943 Sydney-Kerang FFC with Emu 5½d tied by 'Sydney 25 OC 43' cds. AAMC 964(var) cat $60.
Estimate A$40

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Lot 2173 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2173 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1935 (15 Nov) Interrupted Airmail Greece-Australia: Air France printed airmail cover to Melbourne franked 10D pair, 3D pair, 1D + .50-, that would have caught the delayed flight IE309 at Athens (b/s 16.11, left 19.11, Air France did not stop at Athens) & delayed again due to waterlogged airfield at Hua Hin, Thailand with mail sent by rail to Bangkok for onward carriage, very fine.
Estimate A$180

Status International Status International - Sale 387

Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS
Lot 2166 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2166 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1936 Rocket Mail Moggill-Riverview RT6 defaced black PROOF vignette sheetlet of 4. VF fresh M, stamps MNH. AAMC R6c. Extremely rare - the 1st such proof we have seen. (P)
Estimate A$375

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Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS