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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHT & AIRMAIL
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1396
1919 Harry Butler plane FFC franked KGV 1½d black-brown, tied by 'Minlaton AU 6 19' cds, reverse numbered with printed message & signature. VF, much nicer than usually seen. AAMC 20 cat $550. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
1397
1919 Ross Smith England-Australia Flight ca1920 large-size (25cmx18.5cm) 32pg booklet by Sir Ross Smith titled The First Aeroplane Voyage from England to Australia' (NSW edition) with 27 full page Aero-views by Capt Frank Hurley. Minor vert creasing & small cover tears o/w VGC & now rarely seen! (P)
 SOLD at A$275
1398
1920 Harry Butler Flight Victor Harbour - Adelaide, pictorial envelope (Grosvenor Hotel, Victor Harbour) with purple 'Harry J Butler & Kauper/Aviation Co Ltd' cachet & with original letter in which the sender say he is sending this letter 'per Captain Butler's plane to the city', franked KGV 1½d tied by "2 Jan 20" machine cancel. Cover with repaired edge tears etc, but VF appearance. AAMC 33a cat $1750+ which is way too low as the similar cover from Eustis collection sold for $3500+ at auction in Melbourne in 2012. Great rarity with only 3 covers recorded. (P)
 SOLD at A$4200
1399
1922 Geelong-Melbourne experimental FFC franked KGV 1d violet pr & Herald Airmail blue label, tied by 'Geelong 17 APR 22' pmk. VF. AAMC 64 cat $1500. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
1400
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
1401
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.
 SOLD at A$50
1402
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
1403
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
1404
1933 Brisbane-Sydney intermediate FFC of UK-Australia flight in the 'Astrea' franked KGV ½d & 1½d tied by 'Sydney 3 JUL 1933' arrival pmk, signed by pilot. AAMC 310a cat from $600. Only tiny number flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1405
1934 Adelaide-Kimba intermediate FFC Registered franked Kangaroo 1d, KGV 1d Engraved & 3d Airmail (2, 1 booklet stamp), tied by 'Adelaide 22 FE 34' cds, also 'Western Qld' vignette (cat $100 on cover), Kimba b/s. AAMC 363a cat from $100. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1406
1934 Pt Pirie-Whyalla intermediate FFC Registered franked KGV ½d orange, 1929 Swan & SA 6d QV, tied by 'Pt Pirie 22 FE 34' cds, also with "Western Qld' vignette (cat $100 on cover), Whyalla b/s. VF. AAMC 363a cat from $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1407
1934 Kimba-Adelaide intermediate FFC Registered franked KGV 1d Engraved pr, Kookaburra 3d & Airmail 3d, tied by 'Kimba 23 FE 34' cds, also with 'Western Qld' vignette (cat $100 on cover), Adelaide b/s. VF. AAMC 363a cat from $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1408
1934 Whyalla-Pt Pirie intermediate FFC reg, franked KGV ½d orange, Sturt 3d, Canberra 1½d & Airmail 3d, tied by 'Whyalla 23 FE 34' cds, Pt Pirie b/s. VF. AAMC 363a cat from $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1409
1934 Cowell-Whyalla intermediate FFC Registered, franked KGV 1d red Die III, Sturt 3d, Canberra 1½d & Airmail 3d booklet stamp, tied by 'Cowell 23 FE 43' cds, Whyalla b/s. VF. AAMC 363a cat from $100. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1410
1934 Whyalla-Cowell intermediate FFC Registered franked KGV 2d Surcharge, Sturt 3d & Kookaburra 3d tied by 'Whyalla 23 FE 34' cds, Cowell b/s. VF. AAMC 363a cat from $100. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1411
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
1412
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
1413
1934 Australia-NZ FFC franked KGV 1d green tied by 'Enmore 19 NO 34' cds. VF, trace of tone. AAMC 463 cat $425. Rarity as only 12 flown. (P)
 SOLD at A$650
1414
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
1415
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
1416
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
1417
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
1418
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
1419
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
1420
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
1421
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.
 SOLD at A$100
1422
1934 Egypt-Netherlands Indies intermediate FFC from England-Australia flight franked Airmail 5m, 10m & 100m tied by Cairo pmk. AAMC 469g cat $150+.
 SOLD at A$100
1423
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
1424
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
1425
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
1426
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
1427
1934 Australia-Greece intermediate FFC. from Australia-England flight with 'Sydney 9 DE 34' cds, with tax h/s incorrectly applied & struck out, plus Greek flight cachet. AAMC 470p.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1428
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
1429
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
1430
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)
 SOLD at A$275
1431
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
1432
1934 MacRobertson Air Race Tuck real photo PPC featuring the DH Comet 'Grosvenor House' with vignettes of the pilots Scott & Campbell-Black, winners of this famous air-race. Superb condition & very scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1433
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.
 SOLD at A$80
1434
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
1435
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
1436
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.
 SOLD at A$75
1437
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
1438
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
1439
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
1440
1935 Australia-NZ attempt FFC franked Anzac 2d, KGV Jubilee 2d & 3d, Airmail 6d brown OS opt tied by 'Brisbane 9 MY 35' cds. Plane had engine trouble & most mail jettisoned to keep the plane aloft & it returned to Sydney. 6d Air opt OS cat $275 on cover. AAMC 499 cat $175.
 SOLD at A$130
1441
1935 Port Pirie-Whyalla FFC, registered with 'Pt Pirie 5 JL 35' cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 511a. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$75
1442
1935 Whyalla-Port Pirie FFC, registered 'Whyalla 5 JY 35' cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 511a. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$75
1443
1935 Whyalla-Adelaide FFC registered with 'Whyalla 5 JY 35' cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 511. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$75
1444
1935 Adelaide-Whyalla FFC with 'Adelaide 4 JL 35' cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 510. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$75
1445
1935 Canberra-King Is FFC, Canberra 7 OC 35 cds, signed by pilots. AAMC 537a. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1446
1935 Canberra-Hobart FFC, Canberra 7 OC 35 cds. AAMC 537a.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1447
1935 Sydney-King Is FFC, Sydney 7 OC 35 cds, b/s Carrie 8 OC 35. AAMC 537a.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1448
1935 Cairns-Mackay FFC, Cairns 27 OC 35 cds, signed by pilot, on specially printed cover. AAMC 550a.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1449
1935 Cooktown-Townsville FFC, Cooktown 28 OC 35 cds, on specially printed cover. Tiny tones. AAMC 550.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1450
1935 Sydney Shark Patrol FFC, Sydney 28 OCT 35 pmk, signed by pilot. AAMC 548. Only 50 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1451
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
1452
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
1453
1935 Adelaide-Broken Hill FFC, Adelaide 25 NO 35 cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 562 cat $75.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1454
1935 Broken Hill-Adelaide FFC, Broken Hill 26 No 35 cds. Only small mails carried. AAMC 563 cat $75.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1455
1935 Hobart-Melbourne ship strike cover sent by air w/o airmail surcharge. AAMC 566.
 SOLD at A$50
1456
1935 Meekatharra-Perth FFC, Meekatharra 9 DEC 35 cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 567.
 SOLD at A$60
1457
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
1458
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
1459
1937 4th MacKay Aerial Expedition Flight cover franked KGV 2d red & SA Anniv 3d tied by 'Tennant Creek 18 AU 37' cds with 5-line flight cachet & signed by 6 people. Odd tone. AAMC 758 cat from $275. Only a total of 62 flown on various legs. Very Scarce. (P)
 SOLD at A$210
1460
1937 Airmail Exhib blue printed cover with blue vignette & Exhib Reg label, franked 3d green & 6d brown, with Reg receipt & ANA labels (2) on reverse. AAMC 768bb cat $80.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1461
1937 Airmail Exhib brown printed cover with brown vignette blk of 4 on reverse, ANA vignette front. AAMC 768b with 768c cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1462
1937 Airmail Exhib green printing cover with green vignette blk of 4 on reverse, ANA vignette front. AAMC 768b with 768c cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1463
1937 Airmail Exhib blue printing cover with blue vignette blk of 4 on reverse, ANA vignette front. AAMC 768b with 768c cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1464
1937 Airmail Exhib red printed cover with red vignette blk of 4 on reverse, ANA vignette front. AAMC 768b with 768c cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1465
1937 Airmail Exhib brown printed cover with brown vignette & Exhib Reg label, franked 6d Airmail. Odd tone to vignette. AAMC 768bb cat $80.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1466
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
1467
1937 'Cygnus' crash cover (stamps gone), Australia-England, 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
1468
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
1469
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
1470
1939 (21 Dec) Mornington Is Parachute Mail cover franked KGVI 2d red, tied by 'GPO Sydney 21 DEC 39' cds with 2 diff h/s cachets, signed by pilot & with receiver's m/s endorsed 'received by Parachute 23/12/39 J Dougherty'. Superb condition. AAMC 887 cat $175. Scarce with only 70 dropped. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1471
1941 Sydney-Timor FFC Registered franked KGVI 3d Die III & NSW QV 9d Surch perf OS NSW, tied by 'Sydney 16 JA 41' cds with Censor cachet & Dili Timor arrival b/s. VF. AAMC 912 cat $400. Only 54 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
1472
1942 (23 Dec) Mornington Is Parachute Mail franked KGVI 2½d red tied by 'GPO Sydney 23 DE 42' cds with red vignette, h/s cachet & signed by pilot. AAMC 950 cat &150. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1473
1945 Sydney-Lae FFC franked Gloucester 5½d tied by 'No 1 Aust Base PO 2 AP 45' cds with special vignette & arrival cds. VF. AAMC 1002 cat $275. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1474
1947 Sydney-Mornington Is Parachute Mail cover franked KGVI 2½d tied by 'Sydney 19 DE 47' cds with special vignette. Signed by pilot. VF. AAMC 1132 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
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