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FIRST AIRMAIL FLIGHTS

Auction # 149

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FIRST AIRMAIL FLIGHTS :
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1919 Postcard showing view of plane over South Australia, flown by Harry Butler on his flight from Adelaide to Minlaton, with message from H.V. McKay. Minor bends. AAMC 21b.1919 Postcard showing view of plane over South Australia, flown by Harry Butler on his flight from Adelaide to Minlaton, with message from H.V. McKay. Minor bends. AAMC 21b.
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1919 Numbered Postcard with printed message and signature, showing view of plane over South Australia, flown by Harry Butler on his flight from Adelaide to Minlaton. AAMC 20. Catalogue Value $550.00.1919 Numbered Postcard with printed message and signature, showing view of plane over South Australia, flown by Harry Butler on his flight from Adelaide to Minlaton. AAMC 20. Catalogue Value $550.00.
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Collection of 98 different First Flight covers from 1927 to 1965 carried on both internal flights and international flights to or from Australia including useful and highly catalogued items. AAMC No's 91, 132, 136, 137, 137a, 161, 162, 188, 192, 197, 198, 204, 205, 222, 267, 362, 363a, 369, 370, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, 395, 395a, 461, 469, 470n, 503, 522, 523, 527, 528a, 537a, 550, 596a, 602bb, 621, 647, 738b, 748, 760, 768b, 770a, 808, 809, 810, 812, 814, 819, 875b, 899, 900, 923, 919a, 1064, 1066, 1067, 1067a, 1096, 1119, 1188, 1192, 1221, 1232, 1235, 1240, 1248, 1255, 1263, 1264, 1271, 1274, 1275, 1276, 1286, 1288, 1307, 1348a, 1351, 1354, 1359, 1379, 1380, 1381, 1416, 1418, 1419, 1445, 1477, 1484, 1499, 1548, 1549, 1554 and 1561. Some toning blemishes and faults. Catalogue Value $4,925.00.Collection of 98 different First Flight covers from 1927 to 1965 carried on both internal flights and international flights to or from Australia including useful and highly catalogued items. AAMC No's 91, 132, 136, 137, 137a, 161, 162, 188, 192, 197, 198, 204, 205, 222, 267, 362, 363a, 369, 370, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, 395, 395a, 461, 469, 470n, 503, 522, 523, 527, 528a, 537a, 550, 596a, 602bb, 621, 647, 738b, 748, 760, 768b, 770a, 808, 809, 810, 812, 814, 819, 875b, 899, 900, 923, 919a, 1064, 1066, 1067, 1067a, 1096, 1119, 1188, 1192, 1221, 1232, 1235, 1240, 1248, 1255, 1263, 1264, 1271, 1274, 1275, 1276, 1286, 1288, 1307, 1348a, 1351, 1354, 1359, 1379, 1380, 1381, 1416, 1418, 1419, 1445, 1477, 1484, 1499, 1548, 1549, 1554 and 1561. Some toning blemishes and faults. Catalogue Value $4,925.00.
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1927 First Flight cover from Normanton to Cloncurry, certified 2nd flight, and carried on July 8th. Minor water stain at top. (50 flown). AAMC 107. Catalogue Value $350.00.1927 First Flight cover from Normanton to Cloncurry, certified 2nd flight, and carried on July 8th. Minor water stain at top. (50 flown). AAMC 107. Catalogue Value $350.00.
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Duplicated collection of 68 First Flight covers from 1929 to 1957 carried on both internal flights and international flights to or from Australia comprising AAMC No's 136, 137 (2), 162, 188 (3), 197, 198, 204, 369 (2), 391 (2), 392, 393 (2), 395a, 522, 537 (2), 809, 812 (2), 814, 899, 900 (4), 1066 (4), 1067, 1096 (3), 1255, 1264, 1274 (4), 1275 (3), 1276, 1286 (12), 1288, 1348, 1348a, 1351 (3), 1354 and 1381. Some toning blemishes and faults. Catalogue Value $2,540.00.Duplicated collection of 68 First Flight covers from 1929 to 1957 carried on both internal flights and international flights to or from Australia comprising AAMC No's 136, 137 (2), 162, 188 (3), 197, 198, 204, 369 (2), 391 (2), 392, 393 (2), 395a, 522, 537 (2), 809, 812 (2), 814, 899, 900 (4), 1066 (4), 1067, 1096 (3), 1255, 1264, 1274 (4), 1275 (3), 1276, 1286 (12), 1288, 1348, 1348a, 1351 (3), 1354 and 1381. Some toning blemishes and faults. Catalogue Value $2,540.00.
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1929 Selection of 4 covers carried on the First Air Mail from Perth to Adelaide including 2 Registered, one with opening tear, 2 covers carried on the First Flight from Adelaide to Perth and 1936 S.A. Centenary set on Registered cover, cancelled with S.A. Centenary and 7th Australasian Philatelic Exhibition special postmark.1929 Selection of 4 covers carried on the First Air Mail from Perth to Adelaide including 2 Registered, one with opening tear, 2 covers carried on the First Flight from Adelaide to Perth and 1936 S.A. Centenary set on Registered cover, cancelled with S.A. Centenary and 7th Australasian Philatelic Exhibition special postmark.
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1930 First Flight boomerang cover from Camooweal 30JL30 to Daly Waters, backstamped 31JL30 and return Flight from Daly Waters on the 7AU30 with diagonal pen line designating each direction, both with Australian Aerial Services Ltd Angel Vignette.1930 First Flight boomerang cover from Camooweal 30JL30 to Daly Waters, backstamped 31JL30 and return Flight from Daly Waters on the 7AU30 with diagonal pen line designating each direction, both with Australian Aerial Services Ltd Angel Vignette.
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ACME Newspictures 23cm x 18cm photograph of Airspeed A.S6 Envoy, ACME Newspictures 23cm x 18cm photograph of Airspeed A.S6 Envoy, "Stella Australis" VH-UXY with attached typed press release on reverse, "Groomed for flight to Australia. The Star of Australia undergoing final grooming in Detroit, Mich. for the proposed flight of Capt. Charles T.P. Ulm from Vancouver, B.C. Canada to Australia." Sadly the plane crashed into the sea near Hawaii, killing Ulm and the crew of G.M. Littlejohn and J.L. Skilling.
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1936 Adelaide Airways Ltd Vignette strip of 5 MUH, far right with tiny thin and imperforate at right. Scarce. AAMC 621c. Frommer 52b and states a strip of 4 is the largest multiple known. Catalogue Value $750.00.1936 Adelaide Airways Ltd Vignette strip of 5 MUH, far right with tiny thin and imperforate at right. Scarce. AAMC 621c. Frommer 52b and states a strip of 4 is the largest multiple known. Catalogue Value $750.00.
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1938 Cover carried by Clouston and Ricketts on their record breaking flight from England to Australia. Slight wrinkling. Eustis states total quantity flown is small, but unknown. AAMC 799. Catalogue Value $175.00.1938 Cover carried by Clouston and Ricketts on their record breaking flight from England to Australia. Slight wrinkling. Eustis states total quantity flown is small, but unknown. AAMC 799. Catalogue Value $175.00.
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1938 Cover carried by Clouston and Ricketts on their record breaking flight from Australia to England, signed by both pilots. Slight water stain. Eustis states total quantity flown is small, but unknown. One of 12 signed covers. AAMC 800. Catalogue Value $200.00+.1938 Cover carried by Clouston and Ricketts on their record breaking flight from Australia to England, signed by both pilots. Slight water stain. Eustis states total quantity flown is small, but unknown. One of 12 signed covers. AAMC 800. Catalogue Value $200.00+.
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Collection of 102 First Flight and souvenir Flight covers from 1930 to 1990, many carried on internal Anniversary or Commemorative Flights from within Australia, including some signed and Foreign covers. Noted AAMC No's 162, 224, 528a, 594b and 1,288. Odd duplicate and fault.Collection of 102 First Flight and souvenir Flight covers from 1930 to 1990, many carried on internal Anniversary or Commemorative Flights from within Australia, including some signed and Foreign covers. Noted AAMC No's 162, 224, 528a, 594b and 1,288. Odd duplicate and fault.
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Australia, Great Britain and Malaysia.
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Collection of 128 Qantas, 21 Air New Zealand, 8 Teal, 34 B.O.A.C. and 8 Malayan Airways First Flight covers to or from Australia, London, Malaysia and various other cities from 1951 to 1969. Many intermediate covers and varying duplication. Odd fault and some toning blemishes.
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Collection of 188 Balloon Launch covers from 1972 to 1976.
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Collection of 607 Military Aircraft Test Flight covers from 1973 to 1976, with a range of cachets, some with a duplicate.Collection of 607 Military Aircraft Test Flight covers from 1973 to 1976, with a range of cachets, some with a duplicate.
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Selection of 459 mainly different covers commemorating of various Aircraft Flight, Rocket, Balloon and Missile flights that took place in 1974 with various attractive cachets and cover designs.Selection of 459 mainly different covers commemorating of various Aircraft Flight, Rocket, Balloon and Missile flights that took place in 1974 with various attractive cachets and cover designs.
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Selection of 154 Rocket Launch covers from 1972 to 1976, with attractive cachets, some foreign and a number of signed covers. Also 33 Missile Launch covers.
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