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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHT & AIRMAIL (1)
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Status
1478
1914 (June) Melbourne-Sydney 'Wizard Stone' card franked 1d Kangaroo w/o pmk, addressed to Yass NSW with message. VF sl blemishes. AAMC 2/2a cat $800 U, $350 UN. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1479
1917 Hamilton-Melbourne Basil Watson Postcard with 15 FEB departure cds, franked KGV 1d red tied by double oval 'Aerial Mail Melbourne 27 FEB 1917' pmk. VF. AAMC 12 cat $600+. Only 299 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1480
1917 Casterton-Melbourne Basil Watson Postcard with 15 FEB departure cds, franked KGV 1d red tied by double oval 'Aerial Mail Melbourne 27 FEB 1917' pmk. Superb. AAMC 13 cat $600+. Only 269 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1481
1917 Basil Watson card, prepared for first Mt Gambier-Melbourne flight. F-VF UN, sl surface blemishes but still quite fresh & attractive. AAMC 14A cat $250. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1482
1919 Harry Butler pictorial card franked KGV 1½d brown tied by 'Curramulka AU 13 19' pmk, unnumbered & unsigned card with written message dated '10 8 19'. AAMC 21j cat $800. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1483
1920 Ross Smith Great Britain-Australia cover franked the special blue 'First Aerial Post' airmail stamp & KGV 1½d brown, both tied by special oval arrival pmks, with another strike at top. Addressed to 'Mr B de M Prior Sydney', being no. 261 in the AAMC/Frommer list, & only 13 recorded with additional Australian stamp, only several this franking. AAMC 27. Famous Australian airmail of historical significance. (P)
 SOLD at A$5500
1484
1920 'Pals' red Airmail label. VF fresh MUH. AAMC 51c cat $200 for M, should be at least double, $400 MUH, very rare thus. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1485
1925 Sydney-Melbourne FFC franked KGV 1½d & 3d tied by 'Sydney JL 22 1925' pmk. VF. AAMC 82 cat $300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1486
1925 Angel vignette sheet of 15. F-VF MUH, sl edge blemishes, mostly very fresh. AAMC 90d cat $175 for M, should be at least double, $350 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1487
1927 Normanton-Cloncurry FFC franked Canberra 1½d (3), tied by 'Normanton 8 JL 27' cds. Signed by postmaster. AAMC 107 cat $175. Only 150 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1488
1929 Brisbane-Charleville FFC franked Kooka 3d & KGV 1½d, tied by 'Brisbane 16 AP 29' cds & with 'Inaugural Flight' label. Non 'Davis Bros' cover. Bit age stain. AAMC 132a cat $200. Only 50 flown. Scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1489
1929 (May 8) 'First England-Australia Airmail' typed endorsement, franked 4½d for 1½d Imperial surface rate, plus 3d Airmail surcharge to Iraq. Flown Imperial Airways flight IE7, departed Croydon 11th May, arriving Baghdad 15th (Basra 16th), then surface to Australia, Melbourne 7 June arrival b/s, where also are 'BCM AIRFIELD' guarantee h/s (3 types). VF. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1490
1929 (May 9) London-Melbourne commercial cover to Swiss Consulate Melbourne, endorsed alongside Airmail label 'till Marseilles & again in Australia', for airmail to France & timed to arrive for Perth-Adelaide inaugural flight. A rare external participant in this important domestic airmail event. VF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1491
1929 Adelaide-Perth FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Ship Mail Room Melbourne 31 MY 29' cds. AAMC 136 cat $25, the Air label cat $30 or 'from $50' on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
1493
1929 Adelaide-Perth FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 1929' pmk. AAMC 136 cat $25.
 AVAILABLE at A$10
1494
1929 Adelaide-Ceduna intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 29' pmk. Printed WA Syndicate, c/- Messrs Irwin Brothers, Ceduna, SA envelope signed by pilot Bradley. These special printed covers are very scarce. AAMC 137a. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1495
1929 Adelaide-Forrest intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 29' pmk. Printed WA Philatelic Syndicate, c/- Manager Airways Hostel, Forrest, SA, envelope with pilot's autograph. These special printed covers are very scarce. AAMC 137a. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1496
1929 Adelaide-Ceduna intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 1d red, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1497
1929 Forrest-Adelaide intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange (3), tied by 'Forrest 2 JUN 29' pmk, then to NZ by normal mail. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
 SOLD at A$40
1498
1929 Perth-Adelaide FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV ½d orange & 1d green, tied by 'Perth 4 JU 1929' pmk. AAMC 137 cat $25, the air label cat $50 on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$10
1499
1929 Ceduna-Wallaroo intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Ceduna 5 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a cat from $50. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
1500
1929 Ceduna-Adelaide intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Ceduna 5 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1501
1929 Brisbane-Sydney FFC franked Airmail 3d & Swan 1½d tied by 'Brisbane 31 DE 29' pmk. AAMC 149 cat $225. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1502
1929 Brisbane-Sydney Registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 4d olive, tied by 'Brisbane 31 DE 29' cds, b/s Sydney JA 2, Coffs Harbour JA 3. AAMC 149 cat $225. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1503
1930 Sydney-Brisbane Registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, Kooka 3d & KGV 1½d, tied by 'Sydney 1 JA 30' cds. AAMC 148 cat $250. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1504
1930 Newcastle Waters-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Camooweal 21 FE 30' arrival cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1505
1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, Canberra 1½d & KGV 3d (2) tied by 'Bourke St Melbourne 14 FE 30' cds. AAMC 151 cat $300. Only 50 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1506
1930 Camooweal-Brunette Downs FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Brisbane 18 FEB 1930' pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1507
1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Camooweal 19 FE 30' cds. AAMC 151 cat $300. Only 50 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1508
1930 Daly Waters-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d Plate 1 single & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Daly Waters 20 FE 30' cds. AAMC 152 cat $350. Only 30 flown, (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$170
1509
1930 Brunette Downs-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Camooweal 21 FE 30' arrival cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1510
1930 Townsville-Brisbane-Sydney FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied 'Townsville 31 MR 30'. AAMC 156(var) cat $150
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1511
1930 Townsville-Brisbane FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV ½d orange & 2d red (2), tied by 'Townsville 31 MAR 30' cds. AAMC 156 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1512
1930 Melbourne-Sydney registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 4d violet, variety white flaw on right frame opposite value tablet (ACSC 111(2)vc cat $80), tied by 'Melbourne 31 MY 30' cds. AAMC 161 cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1513
1930 Melbourne-Sydney Registered FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red & 3d, tied by 'Collins St Melbourne 31 MY 30' cds. AAMC 161 cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1514
1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters 2-way FFC franked Airmail 3d & Swan, or Canberra 1½d, tied by 'Camooweal 30 JL 30' & 'Daly Waters 7 AU 30' cds. Angel vignette on ea half. AAMC unlisted!
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1515
1931 Australia-England FFC (centre fold) franked Kingsford Smith 2d pr, Airmail 3d, KGV 4d olive & Kangaroo 1/-, tied by 'Darwin 26 AP 31' cds. AAMC 188 cat $50.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
1516
1931 England-Australia FFC (sl tones) franked KGV 4d & 1/-, tied by 'London APR 3' machine pmk, with enclosed Imperial Airways publicity letter. AAMC 187 cat $50. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$20
1517
1931 England-Australia FFC franked 1924 Exhib set, 1929 PUC ½d-2½d & KGV 2½d (2) & 3d tied by 'Norwood 3 AP 31' cds. AAMC 187 cat from $50.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
1518
1931 England-Australia registered FFC franked KGV 2d, 4d & 10d tied by 'Edinburgh 3 AP 31' cds. AAMC 187 cat from $50.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
1519
1931 Melbourne-Launceston FFC franked KGV ½d orange, Canberra 1½d & Kingsford Smith 3d, tied by '27 AP 31 WA' pmk, with large Official violet flight cachet. AAMC 198a cat $60.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1520
1931 Melbourne-Hobart registered FFC franked Kingsford Smith 2d & 6d tied by 'Elizabeth St Melbourne 30 AP 31' cds with large Official violet flight cachet. AAMC 198 cat $50.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1521
1931 Launceston-Melbourne FFC franked Airmail 3d green & Kingsford Smith 2d tied by 'Launceston 1 MY 31' cds, large flight cachet on reverse. AAMC 198a cat $60.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
1522
1931 Brisbane-Bundaberg FFC franked Kingsford Smith 3d pr, tied by 'Melbourne 4 MAY 31' pmk. Brisbane & Bundaberg b/s. AAMC 202a cat $175.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1523
1931 Holland-Australia intermediate registered FFC from Java franked Queen 15c & 35c, plus special air stamp 1G, tied by 'Batavia 5 5 31' cds & flight pmk. To Victoria. AAMC 195 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1524
1931 Australia-England intermediate registered FFC to Singapore franked Airmail 3d green, Kingsford Smith 3d pr & 6d, tied by 'Darwin 18 MY 31' cds. To Flores Neth Indies with b/s of Singapore, Makasser, Roeteng & weak Larantocka? arrival. AAMC 203a(var) cat $250. Scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1525
1931 Australia-England intermediate FFC to Calcutta (centre fold) franked KGV 2d red & airmail 3d green booklet stamps with dot in upper margin (5, inc pane of 4, no selvedge, flts) tied by 'Inglewood 14 MY 31' cds. To Ceylon with Calcutta & Colombo b/s. AAMC 203c(var) cat $200++
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1526
1931 Australia-Java FFC franked Roo 2/- maroon & Kingsford Smith 3d, tied by 'Sydney 22 MY 31' cds with flight cachet & Batavia diamond b/s. To Klaten with arrival b/s. AAMC 204 cat $75.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1527
1931 Australia-Java FFC franked Kingsford Smith 2 sets plus extra 2d & 3d, tied by 'Sydney 23 MY 31' cds with flight cachet, & 2 Batavia arrival b/s. AAMC 204.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1528
1931 Cloncurry-Longreach special flight cover franked Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d tied by 'Cloncurry 22 MY 31' cds. AAMC unlisted! Ex Frommer valued by him at $250.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1529
1931 Australia-England registered intermediate FFC Hobart to Sydney franked Airmail 3d green & 6d brown, tied by 'Hobart 17 NOV 31' cds, Sydney arrival b/s. AAMC 222c cat from $125.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1530
1931 Australia-England Australia FFC special cover franked Airmail 6d violet & brown, KGV 2d red, tied by 'Adelaide 18 NO 31' cds, with flight cachet. Also franked GB KGV 4d & 1/- for return to Australia tied by 'London 17 DE 31' cds, with 'Birdwood Sth Aust arrival b/s. AAMC 222/245 cat $165 as 2 covers. Scarce 2-way cover & unlisted as such.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1531
1931 Australia-England registered FFC franked Air 6d brown, same opt OS & KGV 5d brown, tied by 'Sydney 19 NOV 31' cds, with flight cachet. Very early usage of 6d OS (issued Nov 17). AAMC 222. The 6d OS ACSC cat $250 on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1532
1931 Sydney-Brisbane FFC by New England Airways franked Sturt 3d & KGV 2d on 1½d, tied by 'Sydney 23 NO 31' cds. AAMC 224 cat $100. Only 98 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1533
1931 Daly Waters-Birdum registered FFC franked Air 6d brown & KGV 2d on 1½d, tied by 'Darwin NT 1 DE 31' cds. To Sydney with b/s of Charleville (6 Dec), Toowoomba (7 Dec) & Sydney. TOO LATE h/s in black applied in Toowoomba due to floods. AAMC 228 cat $850. Rarity as only 20 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1534
1931 Christmas FFC franked GB KGV 1/- & 4d, tied by 'London Air Mail 18 DE 31' cds, with Melbourne arrival b/s. VF. AAMC 245 cat $125.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1535
1932 Brisbane-Lismore FFC franked Air 3d green & KGV 2d red, tied by 'Brisbane 25 JAN 1932' pmk. AAMC 246 cat $80.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1536
1932 Launceston-Flinders Is FFC franked Airmail 3d green & KGV 2d red, tied by 'Hobart 3 JUN 1932' pmk, re-addressed to Melbourne & with original letter. AAMC 267 cat $60.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1537
1932 Launceston-Flinders Is registered FFC franked large Kooka 6d & Bridge 3d, tied by 'Elizabeth St Melbourne 4 JE 32' cds. AAMC 267 cat $60.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1538
1932 Flinders Is-Launceston registered FFC franked Airmail 3d green & KGV 5d, tied by 'Whitemark 7 JE 32' cds. AAMC 268 cat $100. Only 73 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1539
1932 Flinders Is-Launceston FFC franked Airmail 3d green & KGV 2d red, tied by 'Whitemark 7 JE 32' cds. AAMC 268 cat $100. Only 73 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1540
1932 England-Australia intermediate FFC Darwin-Melbourne franked Airmail 3d green tied by 'Melbourne 26 SEP 32' arrival pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 274 cat $300. Only a few flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1541
1932 Brisbane-Lismore daily flight FFC franked Airmail 3d green & KGV 2d red, tied by 'Brisbane 1 SP 32' cds. Unclaimed & returned. AAMC 281a cat $60.
 SOLD at A$40
1542
1933 Australia-New Guinea registered FFC franked KGV 4d olive & Airmail 6d brown opt OS, tied by 'Melbourne 1 FE 33' cds, Salamaua b/s. AAMC 296b & P56 cat $175++. 298 flown inc 148 registered. The 6d Airmail cat $275 on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1543
1933 Australia-New Guinea registered FFC franked KGV 5d & 2d surch, tied by 'Brisbane 1 FE 33' cds, no b/s. Minor toning. AAMC 296b cat $175. Only 298 flown inc 148 registered.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1544
1933 Launceston-Melbourne FFC franked KGV 2d red & Airmail 3d green, tied by 'Launceston 22 AU 33' cds. AAMC 322 cat $60. 200 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1545
1933 Launceston-Melbourne registered FFC franked KGV 2d red & Airmail 6d brown, tied by 'Hobart 22 AU 33' cds. AAMC 322 cat $60. 200 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1546
1933 Whitemark-Melbourne registered FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV surch 5d, tied by 'Whitemark 23 AU 33' cds. AAMC 323 cat $60. 200 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1547
1933 Launceston-Melbourne registered FFC franked Airmail 3d green & KGV surch 5d, tied by 'Launceston 23 AU 33' cds. AAMC 322 cat $60. 200 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1548
1933 Melbourne-King Is FFC franked Bridge 2d & Airmail 3d, tied by 'Melbourne 13 OC 33' cds. AAMC 338 cat $150. Only 30 flown. Very scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1549
1933 Hobart-Launceston-King Is registered FFC franked KGV ½d orange & 1½d red & Airmail 3d, tied by 'Hobart 13 OC 33' cds. AAMC 340 cat $125. Only 50 flown. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1550
1933 Launceston-King Is FFC franked Bridge 3d & OS opt 2d, tied by 'Launceston 14 OC 33' cds. AAMC 340 cat $125. Only 50 flown. 2d Bridge OS on cover cat $300.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1551
1933 Launceston-King Is FFC franked Sturt 1½d imprint pr & KGV surch 1½d, tied by 'Launceston 14 OC 33' cds. AAMC 340 cat $125. Only 50 flown. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
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