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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY

    Lot 1115
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1951-63 small group of concession rate covers, with 3d airmail rate on 1951 Tattersalls cover from Japan, and 1960 and 1963 illustrated covers from Woomera to Adelaide and U.K. respectively; 1955 local Sydney cover with 1d QEII and 'NAVAL SERVICE' in blue; and 1956 cover from HMAS 'Anzac' with d and 4d cancelled 'PASSED FREE/SURFACE/POSTAGE machine and with 'H.M.A. SHIPS' in violet. Generally very fine and a useful group (5 covers)

      

    Lot 1116
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1925 (21 Jul) KGV 1d 'Star' embossed envelope uprated with 1d Red pair flown Broken Hill to Sydney, arrival datestamp. AAMC 88, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 1117
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1929 (22 Apr) Qantas intermediate stage flight Toowoomba to Brisbane with red and black 'INAUGURAL FLIGHT' vignette. AAMC 133aa, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 1118
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1929 (9 May) cover from London to Consulate of Switzerland (Melbourne) endorsed alongside (and tying) Air Mail label 'Till Marseilles/and again in/Australia', franked 7d to include 3d airmail surcharges x 2 to France and within Australia, despatched in time and intended for first acceptance of Perth-Adelaide a trmail (AAMC 137) in which it was a rare entrant. Pencilled on reverse is 'First acceptance for flight Perth/Adelaide'

     

    Lot 1119
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1929 (4 Jun) intermediate stage souvenir cover flown Perth to Forrest, signed by pilot N. Brearley. AAMC 137a cat from AU$50

     

    Lot 1120
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1929 (15 Dec) First Joint Airmail to U.K. via internal (Adelaide-Perth) and Karachi-London services cover (little foxed), originating at Melbourne, correct 10d rate, AAMC 146

     

    Lot 1121
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1930 (1 Jun) ANA service registered cover flown Sydney to Melbourne, scarce registered. AAMC162, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 1122
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1930 (10 Jul) registered cover flown by WAA from Roeburne to Hall's Creek, backstamps of Roeburne, Broome and Hall's Creek. AAMC 165a, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 1123
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1933 (28 Jan) registered cover flown from Perth to Salamaua with framed cachet in red, airmail to Brisbane then forwarded to New Guinea on 10 February. AAMC 296b, cat AU$175

     

    Lot 1124
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1933 (13 Oct) Matthews Aviation Co. flight coverfrom Currie to Launceston, only 40 carried. AAMC 339, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 1125
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1933 (13 Oct) Matthews Aviation Co. registered flight cover addressed to Brisbane, flown Currie to Melbourne, only 40 carried with very few registered. AAMC 341, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1126
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    Estimate: $35Starting Price: $26

    1934 (4 Feb) cover carried by Adastra Airways flown Sydney to Bega, signed by pilot F.W. Follett. AAMC 353, cat AU$75

     

    Lot 1127
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1934 (23 Feb) MacRobertson-Miller Aviation Co. intermediate stage cover flown from Adelaide to Port Pirie. AAMC 363a, cat from AU$100

     

    Lot 1128
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1934 (23 Feb) MacRobertson-Miller Aviation Co. intermediate stage registered cover flown Port Pirie to Adelaide, very scarce registered. AAMC 363a, cat from AU$100

     

    Lot 1129
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1934 (29 Mar) Kingsford Smith et al New Zealand - Australia flight souvenir cover addressed to John Gower in his own hand, Kangaroo C & E Club 'Kangaroo' Cinderella tied to reverse, alongside Gower's hexagonal handstamp

      

    Lot 1130
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1934 (14 Apr) 'Faith in Australia' souvenir cover addressed to Greece, flown Sydney to Auckland, signed by pilot G.U. Allan, forwarded by sea to Athens, with Port Taufiq transit and Athens arrival backstamps, minor blemishes

     

    Lot 1131
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1934 (6 May) commercial airmail cover from Carnarvon to Perth franked 3d airmail x 6 + KGV 3d pair, aggregate 2/- representing 2d letter rate x 3 + 3d airmail surcharge x 6, attractive despite small blemishes

     

    Lot 1132
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1934 (16 Aug) advertising cover (blemishes) by internal airmail service to U.K. franked Large Kookaburra 6d x 2 + Victorian Centenary 2d, tied Air Mail Sydney cds, 'LATE FEE' typewritten (1-1oz: 4d letter + 3d airmail x 3 + 1d late fee = 1/2d). Attractive example of unusual rate

     

    Lot 1133
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1934 (1 Oct) Holyman Airways flight cover from Launceston to Melbourne. AAMC 423, cat AU$80

     

    Lot 1134
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1934 (3 Oct) Perth - Daly waters flight by MacRoberston-Miller Aviation Co. franked with KGV 5d on 4d, arrival backstamp. AAMC 428, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 1135
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1934 (Nov) Condor Zeppelin flight cover flown Argentina to Brisbane on Lufthansa service via Germany, forwarded to Qantas at Brisbane, black and violet cachets

     

    Lot 1136
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    Estimate: $35Starting Price: $26

    1934 (16 Nov) Melbourne - Portland autogiro illustrated postcard. AAMC 461, cat AU$75

     

    Lot 1137
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1934 (16 Nov) autogiro flight postcard registered at Portland, stamps tied by 'M.O.O. PORTLAND/VIC' cds, AAMC 461b, very fine and scarce

     

    Lot 1138
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1934 (Dec) Imperial Airways/Qantas cover flown on intermediate stage (25 Dec) Bangkok to Brisbane, arrival backstamp. AAMC 470k, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 1139
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1934 (8 Dec) Imperial Airways/Qantas souvenir cover flown on intermediate stage from England to Netherlands East Indies, Batavia arrival backstamp. AAMC 469a, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1140
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1934 (8 Dec) Imperial Airways/Qantas souvenir cover flown on intermediate stage from Kenya to Australia, with Cairo and Brisbane backstamps. AAMC 469f, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 1141
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1934 (8 Dec) Imperial Airways/Qantas intermediate stage cover flown Brisbane to South West Africa, Cairo and Windhoek backstamps. AAMC 469f, cat from AU$125

     

    Lot 1142
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1934 (9-10 Dec) return Australia-England QANTAS/Imperial Airways flight Brisbane to Singapore intermediate cover bearing scarce solo franking of 9d Macarthur, very fine (unopened cover)

     

    Lot 1143
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1934 (10 Dec) Imperial/Qantas souvenir cover flown on intermediate stage Basra (Iraq) to Australia, Brisbane backstamp. AAMC 470o, cat from AU$75

     

    Lot 1144
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1934 (17 Dec) 'Herald's Aerial Expedition' cover to Far North of Australia, KGV 2d tied by Tennant Creek cds, signed by pilot F. Neale. AAMC 475, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1145
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1935 (23 Jan) airmail cover from Skipton GB to Hotel Windsor Melbourne, where unclaimed, 'Not Known . . .' and rare 'RETURNED TO/CITY SECTION FROM' handstruck markings, Hotel label affixed and returned to sender. On the outbound journey this was carried by Flight IE309 in which 'Athena' force-landed at Surabaya NEI due to a broken exhaust (confirmed by Sydney arrival Feb 9). Very few examples of this little known near tragic 'Athena' incident, prior to the catastrophic event of Sep 30 1936, are recorded

     

    Lot 1146
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1935 (20 Apr) WASP Airlines cover flown Sydney to Nyngan, green and black vignette affixed at left, signed by pilot H. Purvis. AAMC 498, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 1147
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    Estimate: $35Starting Price: $26

    1935 (16 Jun) souvenir cover flown on 'City of Grafton' Brisbane to Townsville. AAMC 504, cat AU$75

     

    Lot 1148
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1935 (Jul and Sep) airmail covers from Sydney to Batavia with differing franking compositions for 9d half oz. rate to Netherlands East Indies, backstamped Batavia. Nice page for exhibit (2)

     

    Lot 1149
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    Estimate: $25Starting Price: $18

    1935 (5 Jul) Commercial Aviation Co. intermediate stage flight cover Port Pirie to Adelaide. AAMC 511a, cat from AU$50

     

    Lot 1150
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1935 (19 Aug) intermediate stage flight by ATA Adelaide to Alice Springs, signed by pilot J. Chapman. AAMC 523a, cat from AU$75

     

    Lot 1151
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1935 (19 Aug) intermediate stage flight by ATA Adelaide to Daly Waters, signed by pilot J. Chapman. AAMC 423a, cat from AU$75

     

    Lot 1152
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1935 (19 Aug) intermediate stage flight by ATA Adelaide to Newcastle waters, signed by pilot J. Chapman, only 93 carried. AAMC 523a, cat from AU$75

     

    Lot 1153
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1935 (19 Aug) intermediate stage flight by ATA Darwin to Daly Waters, signed by pilot J. Chapman. AAMC 523a, cat from AU$75

     

    Lot 1154
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    Estimate: $25Starting Price: $18

    1935 (7 Oct) Holyman Airways intermediate stage flight Canberra to Melbourne. AAMC 537a, cat from AU$50

     

    Lot 1155
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    Estimate: $25Starting Price: $18

    1935 (27 Oct) McDonald airways flight from Townsville to Cooktown. AAMC 549, cat AU$50

     

    Lot 1156
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    Estimate: $25Starting Price: $18

    1935 (27 Oct) McDonald Airways intermediate stage flight Townsville to Cairns. AAMC 549, cat from AU$50

     

    Lot 1157
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    Estimate: $25Starting Price: $18

    1935 (25 Nov) Adelaide Airways flight Port Lincoln to Adelaide registered cover. AAMC 537a, cat from AU$50

     

    Lot 1158
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    Estimate: $25Starting Price: $18

    1935 (25 Nov) Adelaide Airways flight Adelaide to Port Lincoln signed by pilot Harold O. Cook. AAMC 537a, cat from AU$50

     

    Lot 1159
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    Estimate: $20Starting Price: $16

    1935 (26 Nov) Adelaide Airways flight Melbourne to Adelaide signed by pilot H.G. Kirkham, yellow and black vignette on reverse. AAMC 561, cat AU$30+

     

    Lot 1160
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1935 (17 Dec) uprated use of 2d stationery envelope (roughly opened) with 3d airmail, 3d Victorian Centenary and 1/6d Hermes, aggregate 2/2d franking, endorsed 'AIR MAIL Australia to London Eng/And in Canada'

     

    Lot 1161
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1936 (28 Jan) commercial airmail cover (minor flap blemish) Sydney to Philippine Islands franked 10d for half oz., scarce rate and destination

     

    Lot 1162
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1936 (16 Mar) illustrated souvenir cover of Southport Glider Post, numbered '15' of 105 prepared, signed by pilot D. Milne. AAMC 594, cat AU$75

     

    Lot 1163
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    Estimate: $30Starting Price: $22

    1936 (28 May) WASP Airlines intermediate stage cover flown Sydney to Coonamble. AAMC 606a, cat from AU$60

     

    Lot 1164
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1936 (24 Jul) airmail cover (roughly opened) Sydney to Colombo franked Kangaroo 2/- + KGV 4d tied Sydney slogan cancel, 2/4d double airmail rate (1/2d per half oz.), backstamped Calcutta

     

    Lot 1165
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1937-38 airmail covers (2) Melbourne to U.S.A. with varying franking compositions for 1/7d half oz. airmail rate via U.K. Attractive (2)

     

    Lot 1166
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1937 (14 Apr) Intercity Airways Sydney-Broken Hill service Cobar inclusion, scarce intermediate Narromine-Cobar cover, AAMC 724a

     

    Lot 1167
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1937 (16 Apr) C. Kraus cover by airmail Sydney to Vienna bearing No Watermark 1/6d Hermes + KGV 4d tied by Late Fee Sydney machine-applied cancel, backstampings of Athens and Vienna

     

    Lot 1168
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1937 (7 May) cover from Sydney to Munich bearing KGV 1d + Kangaroo 2/- paying 2/1d per half oz. full airmail service to Germany, stamps inadvertently cancelled by Late Fee/Sydney cds (unnecessary as timeclock indicates 2.30PM)

     

    Lot 1169
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    Estimate: $20Starting Price: $16

    1936 (7 Jun) souvenir cover for Brisbane Airmail Exhibition, signed by Queensland Airmail Society President A.H. Young. AAMC 738b, cat AU$40

     

    Lot 1170
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1937 (Jul and Oct) airmail covers Sydney to U.S.A. with varying franking compositions for 1/7d half oz. airmail rate via U.K. + 1d late fee, two types of Sydney Late Fee cancels (cds and machine-applied), attractive duo for exhibit page (2)

     

    Lot 1171
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1937 (13 Jul) Gordon & Gotch cover (creases clear of stamps) Melbourne to U.S.A. via Hong Kong airmail service, franking of 2/- Kangaroo pair + 6d Airmail -KGV 2d for 4/8d half oz. rate, stamps tied by Ship Mail room/Melbourne and Wall St transit, backstamped Hong Kong

     

    Lot 1172
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    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    1937 (22 Sep) cover flown by Sikorsky Amphibian Sydney to Thursday Island, signed by pilot H.G. Davis and D.G. Duryea (Engineer), only 12 carried. AAMC 766a, cat AU$350

     

    Lot 1173
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1937 (8 Oct) airmail cover from Sydney to Denmark, aggregate 1/9d franking for half oz. airmail rate includes KGVI 3d Blue Die Ia (ink stripping)

     

    Lot 1174
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1938 (26 Feb) Sydney Parachute Mail cover, signed by jumper Jean Burns, only 50 carried. AAMC 788a, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 1175
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1938 (Apr and Aug) airmail covers from Danish Consulate Sydney to Foreign Ministry Copenhagen, franked 2/2d and 2/7d for full airmail service via Greece and airmail to U.K. only rates, respectively. Attractive duo for exhibit (2)

     

    Lot 1176
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1938 (14 Oct) airmail cover bearing KGV 5d tied by Toorak cds, destined for Palestine under Empire Air Mail Scheme (EAMS), an unusual destination for this service, note off-centre AIR MAIL label

     

    Lot 1177
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1938 (27 Nov) 'Calpurnia' crash cover fragment, with Post Office accompanying memo. AAMC 834

     

    Lot 1178
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1939 (21 Dec) Sydney - Mornington Island Christmas mail cover, cacheted and signed by pilot R.B. Trapp, endorsed on reverse on arrival, only 83 carried. AAMC 887, cat AU$175

     

    Lot 1179
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1940 (20 May) Columbia Pictures cover (blemishes) Sydney to New York by airmail bearing 1/6d Hermes pair + QE 1d tied by GPO Sydney cds, Sydney censor tape/handstamp (1.7d first half oz. + 1/6d additional half oz.)

     

    Lot 1180
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    Estimate: $25Starting Price: $18

    1940 (21 Sep) cover addressed to Brisbane flown by Airlines of Australia from Thursday Island to Cooktown. AAMC 911, cat AU$50

     

    Lot 1181
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1941 (16 Jan) cover flown by Qantas Australia - Portuguese Timor, signed by Pilot H.B. Hussey, only 54 carried. AAMC 912, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 1182
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1941 (21 Jan) cover flown by Qantas Portuguese Timor - Australia with three-line cachet in violet, only 21 carried. AAMC 913, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 1183
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1941 (20 Nov) Pan-Am 'California Clipper' flight cover flown Australia to Fiji. AAMC 930a, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 1184
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    Estimate: $35Starting Price: $26

    1942 (29 Jun) Cover flown by ANA Sydney to Adelaide. AAMC 946a, cat AU$75

     

    Lot 1185
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1942 (31 Aug) Swedish Chamber of Commerce Sydney cover (opened three sides) with typewritten 'London-Sweden' alongside airmail etiquette, franked 7d for that rate, London oval 'O.A.T.' and censor handstamps in red. A rare rate

     

    Lot 1186
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1942 (23 Dec) Brisbane - Mornington Island Christmas 'parachute' mail printed Qantas cover, black and red vignette affixed, cacheted and signed by pilot W.H. Crowther, endorsed on reverse on arrival, only 85 carried. AAMC 951, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1187
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1942 (23 Dec) Sydney - Mornington Island Christmas 'parachute' mail printed Qantas cover, black and red vignette affixed, cacheted and signed by pilot W.H. Crowther, endorsed on arrival on reverse. AAMC 950, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1188
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1943 (23 Jun) registered 2/2d airmail cover Rialto to Switzerland via U.S.A. and Portugal, Melbourne and Germany censor tapes, backstamped Rialto, Lisbon, Basel, blemishes although exhibitable example of a scarce rate (1/11d half oz. airmail + 3d registration)

     

    Lot 1189
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1943 (24 Dec) Sydney - Mornington Island Christmas 'parachute' mail printed Qantas cover, black and green vignette affixed, cacheted and signed by pilot K.G. Caldwell, endorsed on reverse on arrival. AAMC 970, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1190
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    Estimate: $85Starting Price: $65

    1943 (24 Dec) Brisbane - Mornington Island Christmas 'parachute' mail printed Qantas cover, black and green vignette affixed, cacheted and signed by pilot K.G. Caldwell, endorsed on reverse on arrival. AAMC 971, cat AU$175

     

    Lot 1191
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1943 (29 Dec) Adelaide Co-operative Society Ltd cover (creased) Adelaide to London bearing variety of stamps (including 2- Kangaroo) perfin 'ACS', aggregate franking of 8/4d paying quadruple 2/1d per half oz. airmail rate, Adelaide censor tape/handstamp

     

    Lot 1192
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1945 (2 Apr) Qantas covers flown Sydney - Lae and return flight, both with green, black and white vignettes affixed, signed by pilots Deignan or Jacobson. AAMC 1003-03, cat AU$550 (2)

     

    Lot 1193
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    Estimate: $30Starting Price: $22

    1945 (17 Nov) Qantas cover flown Fiji to Australia, signed by pilot Denny. AAMC 1014, cat AU$60

     

    Lot 1194
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1945 (17 Nov) Qantas covers flown Australia Fiji and return flight, signed by pilot Denny. AAMC 1014-15, cat AU$120 (2)

     

    Lot 1195
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    Estimate: $125Starting Price: $95

    1945 (30 Nov) Qantas covers flown Australia to Ceylon and return flight, signed by pilots Howse, Furze and Moxham, minor blemishes. AAMC 1016-17, cat AU$300 (2)

     

    Lot 1196
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1946 (7 Apr) G.B. airletter with typed endorsement, carried on Qantas 'Kangaroo' route England to Australia, signed by pilots Mills, Mant and Jackson. AAMC 1039b, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1197
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1946 (9 Apr) G.B. Air Letter with typed overprint for England - Australia QANTAS 'Kangaroo' route return flight, AAMC 1039b

     

    Lot 1198
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1946 (24 Dec) Qantas cover Sydney Mornington Island 'parachute' mail, orange and brown vignette affixed, endorsed on reverse on arrival. AAMC 1089, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1199
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1946 (24 Dec) Qantas cover Sydney Mornington Island 'parachute' mail, orange and brown vignette affixed, signed by pilot E.R. Nicholl, endorsed on reverse on arrival. AAMC 1089, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1200
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1947 (16 Jan) Qantas cover Rabaul to Sydney, black and blue vignette affixed, signed by pilot Bonnington. AAMC 1092, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 1201
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1947 (1 Dec) Qantas covers flown Australia - England and return flight, both with red and black, and silver and blue vignettes affixed, signed by pilots Morton or Harding. AAMC 1124-25, cat AU$150 (2)

     

    Lot 1202
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1947 (19 Dec) Sydney - Mornington Island 'parachute' mail cover, black and green vignette affixed, signed by pilot R.A. Bruce, endorsed on reverse on arrival. AAMC 1132, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1203
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1948 (14 Nov) Qantas covers flown Australia - South Africa and return flight, both with blue and white vignettes affixed, signed by pilot Ambrose. AAMC 1193-94, Cat AU$200 (2)

     

    Lot 1204
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1948 (8 Dec) Air France flight cover from New Caledonia to Sydney, cachet in black. AAMC 1194b, cat AU$80

     

    Lot 1205
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1948 (24 Dec) Qantas cover Sydney Mornington Island 'parachute' mail, black and blue vignette affixed, signed by pilot R.D. Meares, endorsed on reverse on arrival. AAMC 1199, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1206
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1949 (15 Mar) Qantas covers flown Australia Hong Kong and return flight, both with red and black vignettes affixed. signed by pilot Sims. AAMC 1204-05, cat AU$300 (2)

     

    Lot 1207
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1949 (26 Jun) Qantas covers flown Australia Hong Kong and return flight, both with blue and grey vignettes affixed, signed by pilot Hampshire. AAMC 1218-19, cat AU$200 (2)

     

    Lot 1208
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1949 (18 Dec) TAA printed cover Brisbane - Mornington Island Christmas mail, signed by pilot R.K. Crabbe, endorsed on reverse on arrival. AAMC 1234, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 1209
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1953 (2 Jun) Coronation Flight airletters flown Australia - England and return flight. AAMC 1318b, cat from AU$50 each (2)

     

    Lot 1210
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1953 (14 Nov) Qantas covers flown Sydney Bangkok and return flight, both with blue and red vignettes affixed. signed by pilots Pollock or Haylock. AAMC 1331-32, cat AU$180 (2)

     

    Lot 1211
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1954 (15 May) Qantas souvenir covers with brown, blue and red vignettes affixed, flown Australia - Canada and return flight, both pilot signed, plus intermediate stages to Fiji, Canton Island, Hawaii and San Francisco and return flights for these. AAMC 1344-45b, cat AU$500+ (10 covers)

         

    Lot 1212
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1958 (31 Oct) Woods airways flights Perth - Rottnest Island and return flight, various cachets, numbered '30' and '6' respectively, both signed by pilot Woods, small mails carried. AAMC 1401-01a, cat AU$90 (2)

     

    Lot 1213
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    Estimate: $20Starting Price: $16

    1958 (31 Oct) long registered cover flown Rottnest Island to Perth by Woods Airways, cacheted and signed, numbered '27' on reverse, AAMC 1401a, cat AU$45

     

    Lot 1214
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1959 (26 Feb) cover with printed photograph and text affixed, flown in skywriting flight above Perth, signed by Fred Hoinville ('Australia's only skywriter'). Unlisted AAMC

     

    Lot 1215
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1959 (2 Jun) souvenir registered covers flown Adelaide - Perth and return flight to commemorate 30th anniversary of service. Only 33 carried with few registered, numbered '14' and '13' on reverse. AAMC 1402-02b, cat AU$80++ (2)

     

    Lot 1216
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1960 (18 Mar) souvenir cover to commemorate Houdini's first powered flight in Australia, flown at Diggers' Rest and numbered '11' of 50 prepared on reverse. AAMC 1431, cat AU$75

     

    Lot 1217
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1961 (28 Feb) Australia - London air record attempt which was abandoned in Greece, signed by racing car driver/pilot Ron Flockhart, G.B. adhesives affixed and cancelled on arrival, only 8 covers carried. AAMC 1444, unpriced

     

    Lot 1218
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1973 (28 May) cover flown by RAAF first ferry of F-111C U.S.A. - Australia. AAMC 1766c, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 1219
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1973 (26 Nov) cover flown by RAAF second ferry of F-111C U.S.A. - Australia. AAMC 1766f, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 1220
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1983 (3 Dec) reflown postcard (AAMC 348) signed by Allan, Boulton and Ulm, then carried by Qantas for Australia - New Zealand flight commemorating 50th anniversary or original flight, signed by entire Qantas crew and resigned by Allan and Ulm. Only 20 carried, this endorsed '1', a modern rarity. AAMC 1970, Cat AU$225

     

    Lot 1221
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    2005 (18 Oct) airmail cover from GB to Victoria, signs of trauma en route, with GB 'Our Sincere Apologies' protective cover explaining 'damaged whilst in our care' (unspecified). Dated by Customs Declaration label on reverse. Ex Sinfield

      

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