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AUSTRALIA - First Flight Covers

1020  1914 Melboure-Sydney Wizard Stone special PPC, AAMC #2, with 1d Roo cancelled at Sydney on 24 Aug, a pair of ½d Roos on the picture side is uncancelled, mailed to Young, NSW, corner fault, Cat $800.
Lot 1020 [1 of 2]:1914 Melboure-Sydney Wizard Stone special PPC, AAMC #2, with 1d Roo cancelled at Sydney on 24 Aug, a pair of ½d Roos on the picture side is uncancelled, mailed to Young, NSW, corner fault, Cat $800. Lot 1020 [2 of 2]:1914 Melboure-Sydney Wizard Stone special PPC, AAMC #2, with 1d Roo cancelled at Sydney on 24 Aug, a pair of ½d Roos on the picture side is uncancelled, mailed to Young, NSW, corner fault, Cat $800.
200.00 270.00 sold
1021  1921 Ex Broome Per 'Bambra' cover with 2d orange KGV & Third Wmk 3d Roo Die 1 tied by Broome '19DE21' datestamp, endorsed "Per First Aerial Mail", taken aboard by Brearley & Kingsford Smith at Broome and travelling just 70 miles before a forced landing at Cape Latouche, a boat then sent to rescue the pilots and retrieve the mail which was subsequently returned to Broome; also a 1992 re-enactment flight PPC showing a Bristol Tourer. (2)
Lot 1021 [1 of 3]:1921 Ex Broome Per 'Bambra' cover with 2d orange KGV & Third Wmk 3d Roo Die 1 tied by Broome '19DE21' datestamp, endorsed "Per First Aerial Mail", taken aboard by Brearley & Kingsford Smith at Broome and travelling just 70 miles before a forced landing at Cape Latouche, a boat then sent to rescue the pilots and retrieve the mail which was subsequently returned to Broome; also a 1992 re-enactment flight PPC showing a Bristol Tourer. (2)Lot 1021 [2 of 3]:1921 Ex Broome Per 'Bambra' cover with 2d orange KGV & Third Wmk 3d Roo Die 1 tied by Broome '19DE21' datestamp, endorsed "Per First Aerial Mail", taken aboard by Brearley & Kingsford Smith at Broome and travelling just 70 miles before a forced landing at Cape Latouche, a boat then sent to rescue the pilots and retrieve the mail which was subsequently returned to Broome; also a 1992 re-enactment flight PPC showing a Bristol Tourer. (2)Lot 1021 [3 of 3]:1921 Ex Broome Per 'Bambra' cover with 2d orange KGV & Third Wmk 3d Roo Die 1 tied by Broome '19DE21' datestamp, endorsed "Per First Aerial Mail", taken aboard by Brearley & Kingsford Smith at Broome and travelling just 70 miles before a forced landing at Cape Latouche, a boat then sent to rescue the pilots and retrieve the mail which was subsequently returned to Broome; also a 1992 re-enactment flight PPC showing a Bristol Tourer. (2)
800.00 640.00 R
1022
 1927-39 Group of mainly first flights, incl 1927 Cloncurry-Normanton, 1929 Perth-Adelaide, 1930 Longreach-Croydon, 1934 Daly Waters-Perth signed by pilot, 1931 Australia-Switzerland via England experimental flight, 1934 NZ-Australia-NZ Faith In Australia flight, 1935 Melbourne-London with 1/- Anzac & 1938 Sydney-Groote Eylandt. Good group. (13)
Lot 1022 [1 of 6]:1927-39 Group of mainly first flights, incl 1927 Cloncurry-Normanton, 1929 Perth-Adelaide, 1930 Longreach-Croydon, 1934 Daly Waters-Perth signed by pilot, 1931 Australia-Switzerland via England experimental flight, 1934 NZ-Australia-NZ Faith In Australia flight, 1935 Melbourne-London with 1/- Anzac & 1938 Sydney-Groote Eylandt. Good group. (13)Lot 1022 [2 of 6]:1927-39 Group of mainly first flights, incl 1927 Cloncurry-Normanton, 1929 Perth-Adelaide, 1930 Longreach-Croydon, 1934 Daly Waters-Perth signed by pilot, 1931 Australia-Switzerland via England experimental flight, 1934 NZ-Australia-NZ Faith In Australia flight, 1935 Melbourne-London with 1/- Anzac & 1938 Sydney-Groote Eylandt. Good group. (13)Lot 1022 [3 of 6]:1927-39 Group of mainly first flights, incl 1927 Cloncurry-Normanton, 1929 Perth-Adelaide, 1930 Longreach-Croydon, 1934 Daly Waters-Perth signed by pilot, 1931 Australia-Switzerland via England experimental flight, 1934 NZ-Australia-NZ Faith In Australia flight, 1935 Melbourne-London with 1/- Anzac & 1938 Sydney-Groote Eylandt. Good group. (13)
250.00 190.00 sold
1023  1927 Cloncurry-Normanton First Flight AAMC #106 with adhesives tied by strikes of 'CLONCURRY/12--P30JE27 QUEENSLAND' cds and backstamped 'NORMANTON/1JL27/QUEENSLAND', signed "Hudson Fysh-Pilot" and certified by Postmaster Jackson.
Lot 1023:1927 Cloncurry-Normanton First Flight AAMC #106 with adhesives tied by strikes of 'CLONCURRY/12--P30JE27 QUEENSLAND' cds and backstamped 'NORMANTON/1JL27/QUEENSLAND', signed "Hudson Fysh-Pilot" and certified by Postmaster Jackson.
100.00 85.00 sold
1024  1930 Newcastle Waters-Camooweal AAMC #152a, Cat $400, 1½d & 3d cancelled on arrival with 'CAMOOWEAL/21FE30/QUEENSLAND' as there was no canceller at Newcastle Waters.
Lot 1024:1930 Newcastle Waters-Camooweal AAMC #152a, Cat $400, 1½d & 3d cancelled on arrival with 'CAMOOWEAL/21FE30/QUEENSLAND' as there was no canceller at Newcastle Waters.
80.00 65.00 sold
1025  1934 Australia - New Guinea - Australia AAMC #395 with Australia 5d on 4½d KGV plus 3d Bridge tied by Sydney '24JY34' datestamp for outgoing flight, and New Guinea 3d & 5d Undated Birds tied by Lae '30JY34' for return flight. Fine condition.
Lot 1025:1934 Australia - New Guinea - Australia AAMC #395 with Australia 5d on 4½d KGV plus 3d Bridge tied by Sydney '24JY34' datestamp for outgoing flight, and New Guinea 3d & 5d Undated Birds tied by Lae '30JY34' for return flight. Fine condition.
40.00 44.00 sold
1026  1938 Australia - England (Aug 1) cover from Mildura to London, endorsed "Mildura-Adelaide air mail Aust-England First Flying Boat Service" with 1d green QE & 2d red KGVI pairs, AAMC #822b, Cat $275.
Lot 1026:1938 Australia - England (Aug 1) cover from Mildura to London, endorsed "Mildura-Adelaide air mail Aust-England First Flying Boat Service" with 1d green QE & 2d red KGVI pairs, AAMC #822b, Cat $275.
120.00 96.00 R
1027
 1943-47 Parachute Mail to Mornington Island [1] 1943 (24 Dec) QANTAS Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, signed by pilot "K.G.Caldwell" and green label (1943) affixed, on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.43'; [2] 1946 (19 Dec) Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, and orange/brown label (Frommer 62b) affixed, and on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.43" [3] 1947 (19 Dec) Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, and green/black label affixed, signed by pilot "RA Bruce" and on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.47". (3)
Lot 1027 [1 of 6]:1943-47 Parachute Mail to Mornington Island [1] 1943 (24 Dec) QANTAS Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, signed by pilot "K.G.Caldwell" and green label (1943) affixed, on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.43'; [2] 1946 (19 Dec) Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, and orange/brown label (Frommer 62b) affixed, and on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.43" [3] 1947 (19 Dec) Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, and green/black label affixed, signed by pilot "RA Bruce" and on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.47". (3)Lot 1027 [2 of 6]:1943-47 Parachute Mail to Mornington Island [1] 1943 (24 Dec) QANTAS Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, signed by pilot "K.G.Caldwell" and green label (1943) affixed, on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.43'; [2] 1946 (19 Dec) Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, and orange/brown label (Frommer 62b) affixed, and on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.43" [3] 1947 (19 Dec) Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, and green/black label affixed, signed by pilot "RA Bruce" and on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.47". (3)Lot 1027 [3 of 6]:1943-47 Parachute Mail to Mornington Island [1] 1943 (24 Dec) QANTAS Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, signed by pilot "K.G.Caldwell" and green label (1943) affixed, on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.43'; [2] 1946 (19 Dec) Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, and orange/brown label (Frommer 62b) affixed, and on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.43" [3] 1947 (19 Dec) Parachute Mail Sydney-Mornington Island, and green/black label affixed, signed by pilot "RA Bruce" and on reverse 'MORNINGTON ISLAND' handstamp & mss "J.B. McCarthy/Missionary in Charge/25.12.47". (3)
150.00 120.00 sold
1028  1947 (14 Oct) Sydney-Norfolk Island with QANTAS green & brown vignette (Frommer 65d), signed by Pilot, and on reverse Norfolk Island arrival cds.
Lot 1028 [1 of 2]:1947 (14 Oct) Sydney-Norfolk Island with QANTAS green & brown vignette (Frommer 65d), signed by Pilot, and on reverse Norfolk Island arrival cds. Lot 1028 [2 of 2]:1947 (14 Oct) Sydney-Norfolk Island with QANTAS green & brown vignette (Frommer 65d), signed by Pilot, and on reverse Norfolk Island arrival cds.
60.00 48.00 R
1029  1947 (16 Dec) Australia-Japan flight AAMC #1129, signed by Pilot, QANTAS red & black vignette (Frommer 74d), & on reverse 'A.F.P.O.28./18DE47/R.A.A.F-JAPAN' cds. arrival d/s.
Lot 1029 [1 of 2]:1947 (16 Dec) Australia-Japan flight AAMC #1129, signed by Pilot, QANTAS red & black vignette (Frommer 74d), & on reverse 'A.F.P.O.28./18DE47/R.A.A.F-JAPAN' cds. arrival d/s. Lot 1029 [2 of 2]:1947 (16 Dec) Australia-Japan flight AAMC #1129, signed by Pilot, QANTAS red & black vignette (Frommer 74d), & on reverse 'A.F.P.O.28./18DE47/R.A.A.F-JAPAN' cds. arrival d/s.
75.00 60.00 R
     
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