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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY, 1935-1938

    Lot 1145
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    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: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    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: $35 Purchase Price : $31

    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: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    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: $25 Purchase Price : $21

    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: $40 Realised Price : $42

    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: $40 Realised Price : $36

    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: $50 Realised Price : $40

    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: $40 Realised Price : $42

    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: $25 Purchase Price : $21

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

     

    Lot 1155
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    Estimate: $25 Realised Price : $18

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

     

    Lot 1156
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    Estimate: $25 Realised 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: $25 Realised 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: $25 Realised 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: $20 Realised 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: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    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: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    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: $50 Realised Price : $55

    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: $30 Purchase Price : $26

    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: $80 Realised 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: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    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: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    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: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    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: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    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: $20 Realised 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: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    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: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    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: $180 Realised Price : $145

    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: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    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: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    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: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    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: $100 Realised 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: $75 Purchase Price : $70

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

     

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