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FIRST AIRMAIL FLIGHTS

Auction # 147

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FIRST AIRMAIL FLIGHTS :
Australia.
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1914 Maurice Guillaux Australia's first official air mail from Melbourne to Sydney postcard, cancelled at Melbourne 16JUL1914 with an oval violet cachet, and backstamped on arrival in Sydney 18JL14 with hand written message 1914 Maurice Guillaux Australia's first official air mail from Melbourne to Sydney postcard, cancelled at Melbourne 16JUL1914 with an oval violet cachet, and backstamped on arrival in Sydney 18JL14 with hand written message "We are having a high & busy time. Very glad we brought our umbrellas as there have been several showers. Guillaux is good company, always a good game of bridge, Joe" Tiny portion of card missing at top left and small tear at right. Card No 932. AAMC 3. Catalogue Value $750.00.
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275
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1103
1917 Unused Basil Watson card as prepared for the First Mt. Gambier to Melbourne flight. Slight tape marks. AAMC 14a.1917 Unused Basil Watson card as prepared for the First Mt. Gambier to Melbourne flight. Slight tape marks. AAMC 14a.
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1919 Postcard showing view of plane over South Australia, flown by Harry Butler on his flight from Adelaide to Minlaton, numbered with printed message/signature. Minor scuff in top right corner. AAMC 20.1919 Postcard showing view of plane over South Australia, flown by Harry Butler on his flight from Adelaide to Minlaton, numbered with printed message/signature. Minor scuff in top right corner. AAMC 20.
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375
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1105
Selection of 14 early First Flight covers from 1929 to 1934, including Adelaide to Perth, Australia to Great Britain (4), Australia to New Zealand (5), Australia to Papua (3) and Australia to Java. Odd minor fault. AAMC 136, 188 (2), 204, 222, 369 (5), 390 (3) and 470. Catalogue Value $695.00.
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160
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1107
1969 50th Anniversary of Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith's Flight from England to Australia Bronze Medallion in box and large vintage Royal Aero Club of South Australia Car Badge,.
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Australia and New Zealand.
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New Zealand 1934 Cover franked with 1934 7d Blue Trans Tasman Air Mail and carried in the first official Air Mail from New Zealand to Australia, 1934 Cover franked with 5d on 3d Green Air Mail and 2d KGV issue carried on board the New Zealand 1934 Cover franked with 1934 7d Blue Trans Tasman Air Mail and carried in the first official Air Mail from New Zealand to Australia, 1934 Cover franked with 5d on 3d Green Air Mail and 2d KGV issue carried on board the "Southern Cross" from New Zealand and Australia, both with hinge marks. A.A.M.C. 360 and 367. Also 1930 Registered cover addressed to Wales, U.K., endorsed "Airmail Adelaide to Perth" franked with KGV 1d (3) and 3d Green Air Mail and 1934 Orient Line cover franked with 1934 2d Macarthur and 3d Macarthur pair, plus Great Britain 1d KGV sent from Fremantle W.A. to London.
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40
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Australia, Great Britain and Malaysia.
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Selection of 13 Qantas, 34 B.O.A.C. and 10 Malayan Airways First Flight covers to or from Australia, London and Malaysia and various other cities from 1956 to 1973. Several intermediate covers and some duplication.
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60
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British Commonwealth.
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Selection of 20 covers and 2 Airletters flown on the Qantas 1953 Coronation flight from Australia to England, England to Australia and between various intermediates. 18 different, there are duplicates of the Singapore to London covers. A.A.M.C. 1,317 - 1,318a. Catalogue Value $440.00+.Selection of 20 covers and 2 Airletters flown on the Qantas 1953 Coronation flight from Australia to England, England to Australia and between various intermediates. 18 different, there are duplicates of the Singapore to London covers. A.A.M.C. 1,317 - 1,318a. Catalogue Value $440.00+.
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60
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Macau.
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1933 Macau to Portugal registered Flight cover with commemorative of the 1st Anniversary 1933 Macau to Portugal registered Flight cover with commemorative of the 1st Anniversary "Cachet" issued by the S.I.C., 1934 Macau to Goa Flight cover with third Cachet issued by the S.I.C., 1937 Macau to San Francisco and San Francisco to Macau (2) F.A.M. 14 First Flight covers (one of each signed by Angelo J Rossi, Mayor of San Francisco), plus two intermediates from Macau to Hong Kong and 1939 USA to Hong Kong F.A.M. 18 First Flight cover. (8, 3 signed by Captain and crew). Mainly fine.
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U.S.A.
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1933 Cover, franked with 50 Green Zeppelin issue, carried on the Century of Progress Zeppelin New York to Friedrichshafen Round flight, with cachets.1933 Cover, franked with 50 Green Zeppelin issue, carried on the Century of Progress Zeppelin New York to Friedrichshafen Round flight, with cachets.
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