Prestige Philately Auction 221 CatalogueCatalogue by countryNew Hebrides
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - New Hebrides
C of A - Flight Covers
1947-51 Collection of domestic & international flights noted 1947 PanAm Pacific Clippers with intermediates x10, QANTAS Australia-England with 'Bridge' labels pilot-signed including from Egypt, India, Pakistan & Malaya, 1948 QEA Survey Flight from New Hebrides, South Africa & Antarctic Expedition flights plus Air France Noumea, 1949 QEA Hong Kong pilot-signed with labels, 1951 Catalina 'Frigate Bird II' Chile covers with intermediates including Fiji & Tahiti x14 and many more, all identified with minimal duplication, condition generally fine, Cat $9000+.
Pacific Islands covers 1900s-1980s including Cocos 1975 airmail to Switzerland, Cooks 1965 Matson Lines airmail to Australia, Fiji with airmails, taxed and 1955 KGVI 5d x2 registered to Australia, Norfolk Island including Bird $1 overprint on 1973 registered airmail to Germany, Tokelau 1951 airmail to UK, Tonga 1907 postcard (creased) to Australia & some 1970s free-form self-adhesives, Samoa with values to 2/-, Tahiti 1921 to Australia, New Caledonia 1943 censored airmail, New Hebrides 1955 with 'NOUMEA' straight-line h/s, generally fine.
1942 (Aug 20) OCS cover to Sydney per special Qantas flight AAMC #947a with 'France Libre' 5c x2 tied by French cds & superb 'PASSED BY CENSOR/PASSE PAR LA CENSURE' cachet in violet, 'ENMORE/2SE42/NSW' arrival b/s, Cat $600. Rare. Ex Tom Frommer. [Only a very small mail was flown. There was no gazetted airmail rate so the covers were accepted at the surface rate as a wartime expedient]
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