AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Stamp Auctions

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

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Lot 2171 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2171 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1937 Airmail Exhib blue printing cover with blue vignette blk of 4 on reverse, ANA vignette front. AAMC 768b with 768c cat $100.
Estimate A$70

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Lot 2187 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2187 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1943 Kerang-Melbourne? intermediate FFC with 'Kerang 25 OC 43' cds. AAMC 964a cat $60.
Estimate A$40

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Lot 2209 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2209 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1959 London-Sydney return flight FFC with GB-Australia & intermediates to Italy, Egypt, Pakistan, India, Thailand & Singapore. AAMC 1411/11a cat $140. (7)
Estimate A$50

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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 2201 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2201 - 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 2199 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2199 - 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 2155 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2155 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1934 Australia - NZ Registered franked Airmail 6d brown (2) inc OS opt, tied by 'Sydney 10 AP 34' cds with flight cachet, Auckland b/s. AAMC 369 cat $60. SG 139 & 139a cat £77 as loose stamps alone & 'from x3' on cover. ACSC cat $387 this franking. (P)
Estimate A$150

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Lot 2161 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2161 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

Imperial Airways/Qantas NEI -Australia Interrupted Mail: (1) 1935 (31 Jan) regd cover, 85c rate, from Modjoagoeng to Sydney, carried on flight IE309 after it force-landed at Surabaya (4.2) with broken exhaust pipe, departing next day, (b/s Darwin 5.2, Sanford says no mail known from NEI) & (2) 1936 (6 Jun) Batavia to Adelaide (13 Jun), 60c rate, per Qantas plane Brisbane (IE449) that force landed 9 June at Waingapoe, service resuming next day. F-VF. Two very scarce Airmail covers. (2)
Estimate A$200

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