AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Stamp Auctions

Lot 2159 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2159 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1934 Rocket Mail SS Cannonbar-Brisbane defaced black vignette sheetlet of 4. VF fresh MLH, stamps MNH. AAMC R1c. Extremely rare - the 1st such proof we have seen. (P)
Estimate A$375

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Lot 2153 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2153 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1934 New Zealand-Australia cover franked 7d blue Trans-Tasman Air Mail opt tied by Hataitai 23 JAN 34 cds, 'Auckland 17 DE 34' transit cds, flight cachet & Sydney b/s. AAMC 360 cat $75. Stamp SG 554 cat £45 as loose stamp & 'from x2' on cover.
Estimate A$70

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Lot 2160 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2160 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1935 Broken Hill-Adelaide FFC, Broken Hill 26 No 35 cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 563 cat $75.
Estimate A$50

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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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Lot 2156 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2156 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1934 Registered FFC Australia-New Guinea printed envelope franked Vic Cent 3d & 1/- (both perf 10½) for outbound flight, & Undated Bird 5d (3) tied by 'Lae 30 JUL 34' cds, diff flight cachets on front & back. AAMC 395 cat $40, plus the Vic Cent 1/- cat $350 as mixed franking on cover.
Estimate A$150

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Lot 2150 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2150 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1929 FFC Perth-Adelaide franked KGV 4½d die I SM wmk perf 14, tied by 'Perth 1 JUN 1929' pmk. AAMC 137 cat $25+. ACSC 119 cat $125 on cover.
Estimate A$100

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Lot 2154 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2154 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1934 New Zealand-Australia blue printed cover franked NZ Air 7d blue opt 'Trans-Tasman Air Mail' tied by 'Auckland 17 FE 34' cds. Plus Registered blue map cover with the 2 text errors franked NZ Air set 3d-7d & 5d Surch, tied 'Auckland 26 MAR 34' cds. AAMC 360 & 367 cat $125. Stamps alone cat £100 as loose stamps & 'from x2' on cover. (2)
Estimate A$120

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Lot 2157 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2157 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1934 Registered FFC Australia-New Guinea 'boomerang' printed envelope franked Vic Cent 1/- perf 10½ tied by 'Telegraph Office Geelong 17 LJ 34' cds (ACSC cat $350 as mixed franking), plus New Guinea Undated Birds (3 diff)., plus another Lae-Cairns with 3 more Undated Birds - both covers with flight cachets. AAMC cat $80+, plus the Vic Cent 1/- cat $350 as mixed franking on cover. (2).
Estimate A$120

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Lot 2151 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 387

Lot 2151 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 387

1931 'First Experimental' return Australia- England cover franked 2d Kingsford Smith, Kangaroo 9d & 1/- (assume SM wmk), tied by 'Wentworth 21 AP 31' cds with flight cachet. To England. AAMC 188 cat $50. ACSC 28, 34 & 141 cat $378 this franking.
Estimate A$100

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