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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - Missionaries & Mission Stations



Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

C of A - Flight Covers










275

C/L

A/A-

1949 (Dec 19) TAA Christmas land-plane flight to the mission at Mornington Island signed by the pilot & with TAA roneo'd letter re the flight, a different TAA cover from Cloncurry & return, and a privately prepared cover for the flight, also an unlisted return flight cover appropriately endorsed but cancelled at 'TENNANT CREEK/21JA50/NT'. Apart from the first item, these are the only examples we have seen. Ex Neil Russell. [Also includes 1976 letters between Neil Russell & Ernie Crome with comment on the Christmas flights.] (Qty 5 items)

500.00

$460.00T




















276

C**

A

MORNINGTON ISLAND PARACHUTE MAILS: Qantas Christmas flights 1939 ex Sydney, 1941 ex Sydney & Brisbane, 1942 ex Sydney & Brisbane, 1943 ex Sydney & Brisbane, 1946 ex Sydney, 1947 ex Sydney & 1948 ex Sydney, all with appropriate labels &/or autographs, plus an unmounted set of the six Qantas labels. Ex Neil Russell. (Qty 16 items)

500.00

$480.00T


















933

C

FIJI: Interesting group of missionary cards including Hussey & Gillingham (Adelaide) types x12, generally fine to very fine (34); also Zieher PPC of Fijian stamps, 1922 registered cover to USA, a couple of WWII items & some very ordinary Postal Cards x18 including 1d fine used to Italy in 1901. (Qty 56)

400.00

$400.00




940

C

C

NEW GUINEA: c.1914 'Similar Medicine being served out to the Germans who flogged Rev Mr Cox at Rabaul...', minor faults.

50.00

No longer available

NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea Postal History




1170

PS

B

1905 usage of Luxembourg (10c+)10c reply-half with 'LUXEMBOURG-VILLE' cds to a Catholic missionary at "Kieta - Bougainville/Iles Salomon/Oceanie" with full message in French, light bend at U/L. An extraordinary origin- destination item. [Bougainville, while geographically part of the Solomons Archipelago, was part of German New Guinea]

300.00

$380.00



NEW GUINEA - Flight Covers


1299

C

B

1939 (April 21) Adelaide-Wau Delivery Flight #P145a endorsed "Carried in the/Fokker Universal/Monoplane..." & signed by the pilots "Ray Parer" & "W Schafhausen", Salamaua transit b/s & registration cachet on the face, Bulolo 3d & 5d cancelled on arrival at Wau, minor blemishes, Cat $1250. AAMC states only three covers were carried, one each to Adelaide, Alexishafen & Wau. [The plane was being delivered to the Catholic mission at Madang]

600.00

$460.00T




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