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Category: NEW GUINEA - Mandated Territory - Aerophilately & Flight Covers

Description: 1934 (Apr 12) First Land Plane Solo Flight to Australia #P69a dated "19/3/34" with Undated Birds 3d & Airs d - perf faults - tied by typewritten 'FROM LAE PER WIDGEON VH-UGI/PILOT ("SMarshall")', 'CONCORD WEST/16AP34/ =NSW=' arrival b/s, minor blemishes, Cat $300++. [The typewritten cancellation is most unusual. The plane departed Wau 19.3.1934 but mechanical problems delayed the flight from Port Moresby until 12.4.1934. The AAMC states that about 100 covers were carried but most of these are from Papua. Only 3 or 4 were carried from New Guinea]

Listed in: New Guinea , AUSTRALIA , Flight Covers , PAPUA 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period , postmarks - manuscript cancellations , Autographs , Fauna - birds , Airmail Stamps , overprinted stamps , NEW GUINEA Mandated Territory Issues

Estimate: AUD$ 750.00T

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