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Auction: 233 - Lot number: 2452 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COCOS ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY - 1951 Survey Flight

Description: 1951 (May 24) from Sydney cover endorsed "Inaugural Flight/Australia to Cocos Islands" with Federation 3d setenant pair tied by Melbourne Federation slogan of 18MAY/1951, to "KG Laird/co The Administrator/Cocos Islands", superb strike of the second 'C&W LTD/30MAY1951/COCOS' arrival b/s: see AAMC #1273b, Cat $1250 (2008). [The flight departed Sydney 30.5.1951 & went via Darwin & Jakarta. Lack of publicity resulted in only 170 grams of mail - less than 20 covers - being carried from Sydney]

Listed in: Postmarks - Machines & Meters , Government & Politicians , Federation of Australia (1901) , Se-Tenant Issues , Airmail Covers - Flying Boats , Airlines - QANTAS , Flight Covers Commercial , SINGAPORE , Postal History , COCOS ISLANDS , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 1000.00T

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Item was sold for: $1,000.00T