Prestige Philately Auction 239 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Aerophilately & Flight Covers
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Aerophilately & Flight Covers
Shoebox of mostly lesser covers but a few better noted including 1934 'DALY WATERS/NA' to Halls Creek & to 'WAVE HILL/NT' and 'WAVE HILL/NT' to Wyndham, 1935 Fraser Island-SS Maheno Wreck Rocket Mail, pilot-signed items including 1935 'GOLDFIELDS' AIR MAIL' postcard with 'TENNANT CREEK/NT' cds, 1943 Mornington Island parachute mail, 1946 Re-Opening England-Australia 6d Aerogramme, 1949 Re-Opening Australia-HK & HK- Australia, 1953 Hollandia to Lae & to Sydney, and New Guinea 1937 Wambara-Wewak x2 both with 'DISTRICT OFFICE/WEWAK' b/s, etc, generally fine to very fine.
(Qty 100 approx)
1919 (Aug) Adelaide-Minlaton per Harry Butler PPC, corner creases but presentable, unused & very scarce thus: see also Lot 561. [The illustration is above Lot 394]
1932 New England Airways Ltd illustrated passenger ticket #1906 dated "28 4 32" & signed "CM Gorman", Queensland KGV 2d revenue pen-cancelled on the same date, a bit worn from having been folded in the passenger's wallet. Nice item.
1935 (May 15) Silver Jubilee Relief Flight cover with Jubilee 2d tied by superb 'NEWTOWN/NSW' cds, 11 autographs including of prominent aviators "PG Taylor", "J Percival", "John SW Stannage" & "RN Boulton", Cat $750. Only 25 carried.
1940 (May 8) Ulm PPC carried on TEAL first flight Auckland-Sydney per 'Awarua' #900ac with Kangaroo 3d punctured 'OS/NSW' cancelled on arrival, five signatures including the pilot "O Garden", Cat $400.
ROCKET MAILS: Queensland group comprising 1934 SS 'Canonbar'-Brisbane, 1935 SS 'Maheno'-Fraser Island & Fraser Island-SS 'Maheno', 1935 Jubilee flight per 'Zodiac' with black/blue flimsy plus a PPC of Alan Youn & the 'Zodiac' signed "AH Young", 1936 Brisbane River per 'Orion' with 'MAIL DAMAGED/BY WATER' cachet & red/yellow flimsy - plus comical newspaper article with photos of the failed launch & recovery - 1936 Brisbane River per 'RT6', Enoggera Rifle Range per 'RT7', 1937 Mount Nebo per 'RO3' & Enoggera Rifle Range per 'RZ2', Coronation Firing & 1959 25th Anniversary cover, all the covers with appropriate cachets &/or launch labels. Ex Neil Russell.
(Qty 14 items)