Prestige Philately Auction 227 CatalogueCatalogue by themeAirlines - QANTAS
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Issued Stamps
1947(Jan 8) Rabaul-Sydney flight cover with the black & blue Qantas label & signed by the pilot "J Bonnington"; also plain typed cover Port Moresby-Rabaul AAMC #P165 with cds of "16JA47" & Rabaul arrival b/s of 17JA47, plus the similar Sydney-Rabaul label (pristine, unmounted). Ex John McNabb: sold at the Prestige auction of 12.10.2012 for $862. [The entire Sydney-Rabaul mail disappeared. Unused vignettes are the only survivors of the flight to Port Moresby. The Port Moresby-Rabaul cover is the only recorded proving cover for the inwards flight. #P165 is not priced & this intermediate is not even listed]
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