AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Stamp Auctions

Lot 1116 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 386

Lot 1116 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 386

1953 Lae-Hollandia, Sydney-Hollandia, Hollandia-Lae & Hollandia- Sydney QANTAS FFC with Pictorial vignettes & pilot signed. Fresh & clean. AAMC 19322-25 cat $400 for vignette alone.
Estimate A$200

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Lot 1115 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 386

Lot 1115 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 386

1944 Frigate Bird Pacific flight registered intermediate Sydney-Fanning Is franked Kangaroo ½d & Ram 5d, tied by 'Sydney 8 NO 44' cds with vertical crease & censor cachet. Signed by PG Taylor. AAMC 982 cat $650+. Only 15 flown. (P)
Estimate A$500

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Lot 1112 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 386

Lot 1112 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 386

1937 Rocket Mail Enoggera Rifle Range firing RZ2 defaced black PROOF vignette sheetlet of 4. VF MLH, stamps MNH. AAMC R10d. Extremely rare - the 1st such proof we have seen. (P)
Estimate A$450

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Lot 1107 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 386

Lot 1107 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 386

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$300

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Lot 1100 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 386

Lot 1100 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 386

Interrupted Airmail UK-Australia 1934 (22 Nov) to Perth WA bearing KGV 9d ?By air to Karachi & in Australia?, carried on Imperial Airways flight IE296 carried on the Hanno which suffered engine trouble at Rutbah, Iraq & returned to Cairo where mail load transferred to the Hannibal. F condition.
Estimate A$160

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Lot 1113 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 386

Lot 1113 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 386

1938 UK-NZ via Australia & return franked GB 1½d tied 'London 15 MCH 1938' pmk, Australia 2d tied 'Sydney 19 MR 38' cds & NZ ½d pr tied 'Blenheim 20 MR 38' then back to London via Darwin, London arrival cds. AAMC 801a. Only 12 flown. (P)
Estimate A$400

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Lot 1108 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 386

Lot 1108 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 386

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$500

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Lot 1101 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 386

Lot 1101 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 386

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$400

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Lot 1114 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 386

Lot 1114 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 386

1940 (17 Feb) Regd Belgrade to Sydney franked 20D, 5D & .50, which caught Imperial Airways flight SE222 at Athens (left 23.2) which suffered engine trouble in Australia & was delayed 2 days, arriving 6 Mar (Sydney b/s) a day after the flight leaving Athens a day later. F condition.
Estimate A$180

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Lot 1109 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS -  Status International Status International - Sale 386

Lot 1109 - Australia AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHTS / AIRMAILS - Status International Status International - Sale 386

1936 Rocket mail Enoggera Rifle Range firing RT7 defaced black PROOF vignette sheetlet of 4. VF fresh M/MLH, stamps MNH. AAMC R7d. Extremely rare - the 1st such proof we have seen. (P)
Estimate A$400

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