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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHT & AIRMAIL
Lot
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Status
1282
1926 Airmail cover (flts) franked KGV 1½d red & 3d blue tied by 'Hay 21 DE 26' cds, with 'Forwarded by Air Mail' boxed cachet & 'Angel' label. AAMC 91(var) cat $50 plus Angel cat $30 on cover. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1283
1928 Derby-Perth FFC (centre fold) franked KGV ½d orange & 1d green (4) tied by boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet 'Derby 25 JE 28' cds. AAMC 91(var) cat $50 with cachet alone.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1284
1929 (May 8) 'First England-Australia Airmail' typed endorse- ment, 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$100
1285
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$80
1286
1930 Townsville-Brisbane-Sydney FFC franked KGV 1½d & Airmail 3d tied by 'Townsville 31 MR 30' cds. AAMC 156(var) cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1287
1931 NZ-London FFC franked KGV 2d & 2/- tied by 'Christchurch 16 APR 1931' pmk, plus GB KGV ½d tied by 'Sutton Coldfield 15 MY 31' arrival cds. With flight cachet & signed by Kingsford Smith. Minor tones. 335 flown. AAMC 188j, 2/- Admiral scarce on cover plus premium for Smith's autograph. (P)
 SOLD at A$180
1288
1931 Registered airmail cover franked KGV 5d surch & Airmail 3d tied by 'Daly Waters 4 JE 31' cds, Camooweal & Sydney b/s. The 5d surcharge cat $200 on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1289
1931 Manila-Japan Chichester FFC franked 'LOF plane' opts 2c pr, 4c & 8c tied by 'Manila JUL 27 1931' pmk, with 10-line cachet & arrival b/s. Only about 100 covers were addressed to Japan. AAMC 212 cat $325. (P)
 SOLD at A$200
1290
1934 Newcastle-Sydney FFC franked KGV 2d red tied by 'Newcastle 28 JE 34' cds after being carried on various other flights & signed by pilot. AAMC 387a cat $175. Scarce only 20 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1291
1934 Brisbane-Adelaide via Daly Waters FFC registered franked KGV 5d & Airmail 3d tied by 'Brisbane 21 SE 34' cds, with b/s of Camooweal, Daly Waters, Adelaide, Perth!, Adelaide & Brisbane return arrival 38 days later. AAMC unlisted. Scarce? (P)
 SOLD at A$130
1292
1934 Autogiro flight PPC sent to Canada franked Macarthur 3d tied by 'Moo Portland 6 NO 34' cds. AAMC 461 cat $75+. Very few sent overseas.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1293
1934 Sydney-Newcastle FFC Shark Patrol franked Macarthur 2d tied by 'Sydney 25 NOV 1934' pmk, with 2-line cachet & signed by pilot. AAMC 464 cat $100. Only 50 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1294
1934 Royal Tour Lismore-Sydney special flight by 'City of Grafton' franked Macarthur 2d tied by 'Lismore 29 NOV 34' pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 468a cat $275. Only tiny mails flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1295
1934 Royal Tour Newcastle-Sydney special flight by 'City of Grafton' franked Macarthur 2d tied by 'Newcastle 30 NO 1934' pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 468a cat $275. Only tiny mails flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1296
1934 Brisbane-Birdum Creek FFC Qantas printed cover, with Air Mail 'Brisbane 30 DE 34' cds, addressed to Hudson Fysh c/- Postmaster Birdum Creek. Ex Frommer. Unlisted & probably Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1297
1934 Greece-Australia intermediate FFC of England-Australia flight franked Defin 2D on reverse, Airmail 5D & 10D pr tied by 'Athens 10 XII 34' cds & with Greek flight cachet.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1298
1934 Greece-Australia intermediate FFC of England-Australia flight franked Defins 1D, 2D & 5D, plus airmail 25D tied by 'Athens 10 XII 34' cds & with Greek flight cachet. AAMC 469c cat $125.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1299
1934 Athens-Brisbane intermediate FFC from England-Australia flight franked Defins 1D, 2D & 5D plus Air 25D with 'Athens 10 XII 34' cds & flight cachet. Minor tones. AAMC 469c cat $125.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1300
1934 Egypt-Brisbane intermediate FFC from England-Australia flight franked Airmail set to 40m tied by 'Cairo 10 DE 34' cds. AAMC 469f cat $125+. Colourful.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1301
1934 South Africa-Neth Indies intermediate FFC from England- Australia flight franked Defins 3d, 6d & 1/- tied by 'Kaapstad 3 10 34' cds. Returned to England. AAMC 469f cat $150++.
 SOLD at A$110
1302
1934 Egypt-Netherlands Indies intermediate FFC from England- Australia flight franked Airmail 5m, 10m & 100m tied by Cairo pmk. AAMC 469g cat $150+.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1303
1934 Netherlands Indies-Australia intermediate FFC from England- Australia flight franked Defins 20c & 40c tied by 'Semarang 15 12 34' cds. AAMC 469p cat $125.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1304
1934 Camooweal-Brisbane intermediate FFC from England-Australia flight franked Macarthur 2d & Airmail 3d tied by 'Camooweal 18 DE 34' cds. AAMC 469q cat $75++.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1305
1934 Darwin-Mt Isa intermediate FFC from England-Australia flight franked Macarthur 2d & Airmail 3d tied by 'Darwin 18 DE 34' cds. AAMC 469a cat $75++. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$60
1306
1934 Darwin-Brisbane intermediate FFC from England-Australia flight franked KGV 5d opt OS tied by 'Darwin 18 DE 34' cds, paying correct airmail rate. AAMC 469q, KGV 5d OS on cover cat $750. Scarce single franking use. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1307
1934 Darwin-Sydney intermediate FFC of England-Australia flight franked Macarthur 2d & Airmail 3d tied by 'Darwin 18 DE 34' cds. AAMC 469q cat $75.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1308
1934 Australia-England FFC registered franked Airmail 3d & 6d brown & Vic Cent 1/- tied by 'Birdwood 7 DE 34' cds. AAMC 470, 1/- Vic Cent cat $350 on cover.
 SOLD at A$90
1309
1934 Australia-England, then Ireland FFC use of KGV 1½d Postcard uprated Airmail 3d strip of 3 tied by 'Sydney 9 DE 34' cds. Scarce usage. AAMC 470 cat $35.
 SOLD at A$90
1310
1934 'Herald' Aerial Expedition flight cover franked KGV 2d red tied by 'Tennant Creek 17 DE 34' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 475 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1311
1934 Narromine-Sydney Christmas FFC registered - then by train to Melbourne(?) franked Macarthur 2d & 3d plus Airmail 3d tied by 'Narromine 21 DE 34' cds. AAMC 480(var) cat $200. Only 47 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1312
1934 Sydney-Narromine FFC signed by pilot, franked GV 2d red tied by 'Narromine 21 DE 34' cds, with New England Airways pictorial label. AAMC 481 cat $250. Only 20 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1313
1934 Cootamundra-Melbourne FFC registered franked KGV 2d red, Macarthur 3d & Airmail 3d tied by 'Cootamundra 21 DE 34' cds. With letter from N Eustis re flight. AAMC 482 cat $300. Only 20 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1314
1935 Sydney-Toowoomba intermediate FFC franked Vic Cent 2d tied by 'Toowoomba 29 JA 35' arrival pmks, with 'NEAL' pictorial label. AAMC 485 cat $125. Only 25 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1315
1935 Toowoomba-Sydney intermediate FFC franked Vic Cent 2d tied by 'Toowoomba 29 JA 35' arrival pmk, with "NEAL' pictorial label. AAMC 486 cat $100. Only 25 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1316
1935 Toowoomba-Lismore intermediate FFC franked Vic Cent 2d tied by 'Toowoomba 29 JA 35' arrival pmk, with 'NEAL' pictorial label. AAMC 487 cat $100. Only 25 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1317
1935 Lismore-Toowoomba intermediate FFC franked Vic Cent 2d tied by 'Toowoomba 29 JA 35' arrival pmks, with 'NEAL' pictorial label. AAMC 487a cat $100. Only 25 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1318
1935 Melbourne-Sydney-Brisbane & return by airmail franked KGV 1d green, 1½d red-brown & 4d olive, plus Macarthur 2d Dark Hills imprint pr tied by 'Melbourne 18 MR 35' cds. Unlisted?
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1319
1935 Sydney-Nyngan FFC franked ANZAC 2d tied by 'Nyngan 23 AP 35' arrival cds, with 'WASP' Harbour Bridge label & signed by pilot. AAMC 498 cat $125. Only 89 flown. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1320
1935 Nyngan-Sydney FFC franked ANZAC 2d tied by 'Sydney 24 APP 1935' arrival pmk, with 'WASP' Harbour Bridge label & signed by pilot. AAMC 497 cat $125. Only 80 flown. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1321
1935 Australia-NZ attempt FFC franked Qld 1d (3) & NSW Centennial 1d (5) tied by 'Brisbane 10 MY 35' cds. Plane had engine trouble & most mail jettisoned to keep the plane aloft & it returned to Sydney. AAMC 499 cat $175.
 SOLD at A$110
1322
1935 Australia-NZ & return by seamail as a result of the aborted Southern Cross flight, franked Australia inc Airmail 6d opt OS & NZ stamps tied by 'Graceville 11 MAY 35' & 'Wellington 23 MY 35' cds. AAMC 499/503 cat $175+, 6d Air opt OS cat $275 on cover.
 SOLD at A$100
1323
1935 Port Pirie-Whyalla FFC, registered with 'Pt Pirie 5 JL 35' cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 511a. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1324
1935 Whyalla-Port Pirie FFC, registered 'Whyalla 5 JY 35' cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 511a. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1325
1935 Whyalla-Adelaide FFC registered with 'Whyalla 5 JY 35' cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 511. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1326
1935 Adelaide-Whyalla FFC with 'Adelaide 4 JL 35' cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 510. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1327
1935 Canberra-King Is FFC, Canberra 7 OC 35 cds, signed by pilots. AAMC 537a. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1328
1935 Canberra-Hobart FFC, Canberra 7 OC 35 cds. AAMC 537a.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1329
1935 Sydney-King Is FFC, Sydney 7 OC 35 cds, b/s Carrie 8 OC 35. AAMC 537a.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1330
1935 Cairns-Mackay FFC, Cairns 27 OC 35 cds, signed by pilot, on specially printed cover. AAMC 550a.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1331
1935 Cooktown-Townsville FFC, Cooktown 28 OC 35 cds, on specially printed cover. Tiny tones. AAMC 550.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1332
1935 Sydney Shark Patrol FFC, Sydney 28 OCT 35 pmk, signed by pilot. AAMC 548. Only 50 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1333
1935 Adelaide-Melbourne FFC franked KGV 2d red, carried as freight & posted on arrival with Melbourne 29 OC 35 cds. AAMC 551 cat $100. Only 40 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1334
1935 Melbourne-Adelaide FFC franked KGV 2d red, carried as freight & posted on arrival 'Adelaide 30 OC 35' cds. AAMC 552 cat $100. Only 50 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1335
1935 Adelaide-Port Lincoln & return FFC Ambside & Pt Lincoln cds, franked 4 x 3d airmail, 1 with booklet plate dot visible (cat $150 on cover), plus 2 others. AAMC 558/9.
 SOLD at A$50
1336
1935 Adelaide-Broken Hill FFC, Adelaide 25 NO 35 cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 562 cat $75.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1337
1935 Broken Hill-Adelaide FFC, Broken Hill 26 No 35 cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 563 cat $75.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1338
1935 Hobart-Melbourne ship strike cover sent by air w/o airmail surcharge. AAMC 566.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1339
1935 Meekatharra-Perth FFC, Meekatharra 9 DEC 35 cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 567.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1340
1936 'Scipio' crash cover franked Hermes 1/6 tied by 'Darwin'13 AU 36' cds with 'Damaged by Sea Water' red h/s. Crashed near Crete. VF. AAMC 623 cat from $175. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1341
1936 'Scipio' crash cover franked Hermes 1/6 tied by 'Perth 8 AU 36' cds with 'Damaged by Sea Water' black h/s. Crashed near Crete. AAMC 623 cat from $175. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1342
1937 'Cygnus' crash cover (stamps gone), Australia-England with 1-line boxed 'Damaged by Sea Water' h/s. Crashed at Brindisi. AAMC 782a cat from $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1343
1937 'Cygnus' crash cover (stamps gone), Australia-England with 4-line boxed 'Damaged by Sea Water in Airplane Accident' h/s. Crashed at Brindisi. AAMC 782a cat from $150. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1344
1939 'Centurion' crash cover (stamps gone), Melbourne-Scotland with 'Salvaged Mail ex Centuria' h/s missing 'M' & 'I' of Mail plus 'Centurion' mis-spelt. Crashed on river landing in Calcutta. AAMC 868 cat from $125. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1345
1939 'Centurion' crash cover (stamps gone), Melbourne-London with 'Salvaged Mail ex Centurion' 2-line red cachet. Crashed on river landing in Calcutta. AAMC 868 cat from $125. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1346
1939 USA-USA via Australia-Hollandia-Cocos Islands-Seychelles, printed cover franked USA 2c, Australia 5d, Cocos (b/s), Neth Indies 10c & Seychelles 6c (uncancelled) carried on Guba II flight, signed by Richard Archbold. AAMC 867 cat $1500. Very rare with only tiny number flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
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