Prestige Philately Auction 173 CatalogueLot 882Catalogue by themeFlight Covers
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - Flight Covers
THEMATICS & SUBJECTS
Carton with six albums devoted to Scouting subjects including "Cinderellas", flight covers including Antarctic flights, promotional labels, magazine wrappers, exhibition covers, tickets etc, one album devoted to franking machine imprints including some scarce examples on cover. Fascinating lot. (Qty Qty)
UNITED STATES: 1929-62 mounted collection of philatelic covers including 1929-30 Byrd Expedition x5, 1934 with 'THIS LETTER HAS BEEN DELAYED FOR ONE YEAR...' cachet, 1955 USS "Atka" & USS "Glacier" flight covers, 1956 McMurdo Sound to South Pole flight cover, 1957 USS "Glacier" to Peru flight cover etc etc, also 1961 commercial cover to Australia, plus a few photographs & press clippings. (Qty 160+ covers)
Album pages with stamps including 1952 Pictorials & 1960 Birds mint sets, covers including 1915 Falklands PPC to Australia, 1925 & 1930 registered covers with 'FALKLAND/ISLANDS' cds, 1934 Panton cover with ½d Centennial tied by 'FOX-BAY' cds, 1936 spotty cover endorsed "From the/British Graham Land/Expedition" (from Expedition member Lancelot Fleming), various other KGV period covers, 1937 inwards commercial cover from South Africa, flight covers with 1944 (Aug 18) to Buenos Aires with '.../(Fox Bay)' amended registration label & black/white 'Opened by Censor' label on the reverse and Montevideo transit b/s, 1944 (Dec 13) apparently commercial to GB with 1/- & 2/6d, 1949 (Nov 15) Stanley-Fox Bay (b/s), 1951 (Mar 10) 'FOX-BAY'-Stanley etc, condition rather mixed. (Qty 49 + 23 covers)
NORFOLK ISLAND - Postal History
FLIGHT COVERS: 1946 (Nov 30) Sheard cover for First Brisbane-Norfolk Island Airmail AAMC #1080a, minor blemishes, Cat $900.
No longer available
FLIGHT COVERS: 1947 (Sep 25) Qantas Survey Flight from Sydney (b/s) AAMC #1111, Cat $650. [The ACSC states that only 6 covers were carried. Stephen Bradford's very similar cover sold for $840 at our auction of 9/11/2002]