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Displaying 1 - 20 of 27 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Aerophilately & Flight Covers



Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised


230

C/L

Carton of mostly 1930s material with folios of newspaper clippings, various photographs including a large-format print of Charles Ulm & "Faith in Australia", letters with some content re aviators, etc. Fascinating lot.

150.00T

$200.00T






231

CPS

A

Carton of mostly post-WW2 material with large variety of domestic and international flights up to 1970s including illustrated covers, cinderella labels & signed items, also Rocket Mails including 1937 cover signed "AH Young" and later 'Europa' flights, Hovercraft & Balloon mails, a small group of Australian Antarctic including 1963 Expedition signed postcard and some registered covers, a few loose labels, some minor duplication, huge AAMC catalogue value, condition fine. (Qty 500+)

500.00T

$1,400.00T




232

C

B

1914 (July 16) Melbourne-Sydney AAMC #3 Maurice Guillaux Official Souvenir PPC flown on first Australian official airmail with 1d Roo tied 'AUSTRALIAN/MELBOURNE/16-JUL-1914/VIC/AERIAL MAIL' d/s and 'SYDNEY/18JL14/64' arrival alongside, some edge faults and hinge marks on reverse, Cat $750.

300.00

$240.00




233

C

A-

1917 (Feb 15) Mount Gambier-Melbourne AAMC #10 Basil Watson PPC with Shell Benzine advert to South Yarra with fine 'MT GAMBIER/STH AUST' cds and KGV 1d red tied by 'AUSTRALIAN/ MELBOURNE/27FEB1917/VIC/AERIAL MAIL' arrival d/s, minor blemishes, Cat $600. Message states "... May Aviation succeed in Peace as it has in helping to down our enemies".

300.00

$380.00




234

C

A-

1917 (Feb 15) Mount Gambier-Melbourne AAMC #12 intermediate Basil Watson PPC with 'HAMILTON/15FE17/VIC' cds and KGV 1d red tied 'AUSTRALIAN/MELBOURNE/27FEB1917/ VIC/AERIAL MAIL' arrival d/s, Cat $600. The message states "... Basil Watson arrived here this evening came from Warrnambool in about 29 minutes it was too windy to land at the showgrounds ...".

300.00

$340.00








235

C

A

1919 (Nov 12) England-Australia AAMC #12a intermediate from Dutch Indies endorsed "Per Aerial Post/Vickers Vimy Rolls/Capt Ross Smith" with a very fine example of the Ross Smith vignette applied on arrival tied 'FIRST AERIAL MAIL/RECEIVED/26FEB1920/GREAT BRITAIN TO AUSTRALIA' oval d/s with another strike alongside and faint blue three-line 'PER/VICKERS VIMY AEROPLANE/TO AUSTRALIA' cachet, Cat $5750. Martin Eichele Certificate (2011).

Tom Frommer in 'The Ross Smith Stamp & Its Postal History' records only 15 of the 364 covers carried as having originated at Soerabaja. This cover is Frommer #113 & is known to be from Dolly Dixon to a friend in NSW.

5000.00

$5,000.00




236

PS

A-

1920 (July 30) Melbourne-Traralgon AAMC #47 KGV 1d brown 'Star' Envelope cancelled on arrival with 'TRARALGON/30JL20/VIC' cds, purple/yellow 'By Herald Aerial Delivery' vignette tied to the reverse by 'HERALD & WEEKLY TIMES/RECEIVED/30JUL1920' office time-clock d/s, light fold not affecting label otherwise fine condition, Cat $2000.

1500.00

$1,150.00




237

C

B-

1920 (Aug 10) Melbourne-Hamilton AAMC #48 cover with KGV 1d brown tied 'HAMILTON/2/11AU20/VIC' arrival cds, brown 'Herald/Air Mail' label (Frommer #3a) affixed alongside, a few faults, Cat $1800. Ex Tom Frommer with 'TF' cachet on back. [The AAMC states approx 700 items flown but that "...only about 50 covers now exist". However, the number surviving is significantly less with many having been destroyed for the label. A postcard with the label not tied sold at the Prestige auction of 18.11.2006 for $2070]

1000.00

$800.00




238

C

A-

1922 (April 17) Geelong-Melbourne AAMC #64 cover carried on the return flight of the Herald & Weekly Times experimental service with KGV 2d red and blue 'Herald/Air Mail' label (Frommer #5a) affixed alongside tied by Geelong machine cancel, some minor aging marks, Cat $1500.

800.00

$600.00




239

C

A

1929 (Aug 20) Streaky Bay-Adelaide AAMC #144 intermediate endorsed "Port Lincoln to Cowell" carried by Eyre Peninsula Airways Ltd service return leg with KGV 1d green and d orange tied 'COWELL/20AU29/SA' d/s on arrival, signed pilot "JA Mollison" on face, Cat $600. Only 2 flown on this leg.

300.00

$230.00




240

C

A

1929 (Aug 20) Streaky Bay-Adelaide AAMC #144a intermediate endorsed "Elliston to Adelaide" carried by Eyre Peninsula Airways Ltd service return leg with KGV 1d red cancelled on arrival, signed pilot "JA Mollison" on face, Cat $600. Only 3 carried on this leg.

300.00

$230.00




241

C

A

1933 (July 2) Sydney-Brisbane AAMC #315a intermediate cover carried on Australia-England survey flight per Imperial Airways "Astraea" with KGV 2d & 3d Airmail tied Sydney d/s but bold 'AIR SERVICE/NOT AVAILABLE' boxed cachet in rosine on face, signed pilot "HG Brackley" on face, Cat $400.

200.00

$160.00






242

PC

A

1933 Souvenir Postcards flown to New Zealand by 'Faith in Australia' #348 all signed CP Ulm one dedicated on back by EA Crome in 1971 and the others all subsequently flown again, one by 'Faith in Australia' 1934 Aust-NZ-Aust official airmail #371a signed GU Allen & RN Boulton, another on Duke of Gloucester flight #468 specially overprinted and signed GU Allen, B Shiel & RN Boulton, the last by 1937 inaugural PanAm Trans-Pacific connection Sydney-Hong Kong-Guam #728b sent registered with Hong Kong & Manila transits, illustrated 'HONG KONG TO GUAM/...' flight cachet & Guam arrival b/s, fine condition, Cat $1375. (Qty 4)

400.00T

$340.00T












243

CPS

A/A-

NEW SOUTH WALES: 1930s accumulation of internal, inter-state and some international flights including intermediates, variety of vignettes & a few signed, noted 1933 #330 Aerial Pageant postcard, 1934 #467 Duke of Gloucester numbered envelope, illustrated covers for 1935 #537a Sydney-Hobart & 1937 #734 Sailplane flights, 1938 Clouston & Ricketts return flight to UK, also KGV 1d 'Star' envelope to Melbourne with 'Angel' vignette tied and boxed 'BY AIR MAIL' cachet, 1933 'Broken Hill Flood' cover & three 'Australian Air League' envelopes including one commercially used in 1940, overall condition fine. Substantial AAMC catalogue value. (Qty 86)

800.00T

$1,200.00T














244

C

A/A-

NORTHERN TERRITORY: 1930s accumulation noted 1930 #151 Camooweal-Daly Waters & #152a intermediate from Brunette Downs with KGV 4d (faults) & 3d Airmail tied 'ALEXANDRIA' [sic] violet cachets, 1934 MacRobertson Miller Perth-Daly Waters #428 plus five #429a intermediates one with 'VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS' arrival cachet signed pilot HB Hussey & another taxed with postage dues, groups of 1934 Darwin-Daly Waters #473/4 & 1935 Transcontinental Airways #522/3 covers with intermediates,1938 'GROOTE EYLANDT/NORTH-AUST' (scarce postmark) arrival on face of #820a intermediate and another b/s on cover from Karumba plus 'NEWCASTLE WATERS/NTH AUST' on flight to Cloncurry, overall condition fine. Substantial AAMC catalogue value plus quite a few uncatalogued. (Qty 70)

1000.00T

$1,100.00T












245

C

A/A-

QUEENSLAND: 1930s accumulation with wide variety of vignettes & a few signed including 1934 NZ boomerang flight with 'Australia's Winter Playground' label & another unfranked with Postage Dues, 1937 Airlines of Australia Stinson airliner postcard with Airpost Exhibition cachet, also a few earlier noted 1925 from Mount Isa with KGV 4d and 'Angel' vignette, 1929 'Earliest Delivery' label on front of cover tied Melbourne '2AP29' cds (earliest known use) plus 'FORWARDED/BY AIR MAIL' cachets on commercial OHMS cover from Normanton and on #133a Charleville-Brisbane 'non-Davis Bros' cover, overall condition fine. Substantial AAMC catalogue value. (Qty 124)

1000.00T

$1,400.00T










246

C

A/A-

SOUTH AUSTRALIA: mostly 1930s accumulation noted 1929 Adelaide-Perth covers including registered to Greece with Athens b/s tying 'Earliest Delivery' label and 1934 Adelaide-Cowell-Adelaide covers including all manner of intermediates many registered, also noted 1927 registered with 'Angel' vignette and 'FORWARDED/BY AIR MAIL' cachet, 1935 #561a Mount Gambier-Melbourne signed H Gayton Kirkman, 1936 Exhibition flown covers with 'SA CEN & 7th AUS/PHIL EXHTN' registration labels x2, 1937 #700a Kangaroo Island-Adelaide with 'KINGSCOTE' cds, overall condition fine. Substantial AAMC catalogue value. (Qty 54)

500.00T

$900.00T






247

C

A/A-

TASMANIA: 1930s accumulation noted 1931 Australia-England including two with 'Air Mail/from Launceston/Reference No' cachets plus same on 1932 #267 cover to Flinders Island, 1933 Whitemark-Melbourne #323 with 'FIRST FLIGHT/MELBUORNE FLINDERS IS.' diamond cachet ('Melbourne' mis-spelled) signed AA Barlow plus another sent to New Guinea via various domestic flights, also group of covers from the 'Saro Windhover' amphibian flights with 'CURRIE/KING Is' cds including #341 King Island-Melbourne signed AM Chapman, overall condition fine. Substantial AAMC catalogue value. (Qty 35)

400.00T

$600.00T










248

C

A/A-

VICTORIA: 1930s accumulation noted 1933 #338 Melbourne-King Island cover, Centenary Celebrations Autogiro postcard signed P Collas & Alec Rosenblum plus Pigeongram & souvenir envelope, 1935 #536 Melbourne-Sydney signed CH Scott with 'HOLYMAN'S AIRWAYS PTY LTD' cachet & #561 Melbourne-Adelaide signed H Gayton Kirkman, also 'Angel' vignette booklet with one pane of 9 (one unit damaged) remaining, overall condition fine. Substantial AAMC catalogue value. (Qty 46)

400.00T

$500.00T








249

C

A/A-

WESTERN AUSTRALIA: 1930s accumulation noted 1929 first acceptance Karachi-London airmail from Perth registered, 1930 Wyndham-Derby #165 to Melbourne and another to England "via Karachi", two 1934 MacRobertson Miller Perth-Daly Waters #429a intermediates including one signed HB Hussey plus Katherine,NT flights with WA arrival cancels, also 1928 commercial covers with Broome 'FORWARDED/BY AIR MAIL' large boxed cachet and Carnarvon 'FORWARDED BY AIR MAIL' single-line cachet, overall condition fine. Substantial AAMC catalogue value. (Qty 36)

500.00T

$650.00T




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