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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHT & AIRMAIL
Lot
Description
Status
1390
1917 Hamilton-Melbourne Basil Watson Postcard with 15 FEB departure cds, franked KGV 1d red tied by double oval 'Aerial Mail Melbourne 27 FEB 1917' pmk. VF. AAMC 12 cat $600+. Only 299 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1391
1917 Casterton-Melbourne Basil Watson Postcard with 15 FEB departure cds, franked KGV 1d red tied by double oval 'Aerial Mail Melbourne 27 FEB 1917' pmk. Superb. AAMC 13 cat $600+. Only 269 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1392
1917 Basil Watson card, prepared for first Mt Gambier-Melbourne flight. F-VF UN, sl surface blemishes but still quite fresh & attractive. AAMC 14A cat $250. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1393
1919 Harry Butler pictorial card franked KGV 1½d brown tied by 'Curramulka AU 13 19' pmk, un-numbered & unsigned card with written message dated '10 8 19'. AAMC 21j cat $800. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1394
1920 Ross Smith Great Britain-Australia cover franked the special blue 'First Aerial Post' airmail stamp & KGV 1½d brown, both tied by special oval arrival pmks, with another strike at top. Addressed to 'Mr B de M Prior Sydney', being no. 261 in the AAMC/Frommer list, & only 13 recorded with additional Australian stamp, only several this franking. AAMC 27. Famous Australian airmail of historical significance. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5500
1395
1925 Sydney-Melbourne FFC franked KGV 1½d & 3d tied by 'Sydney JL 22 1925' pmk. VF. AAMC 82 cat $300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1396
1927 Normanton-Cloncurry FFC franked Canberra 1½d (3), tied by 'Normanton 8 JL 27' cds. Signed by postmaster. AAMC 107 cat $175. Only 150 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1397
1929 Charleville-Brisbane FFC with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked Canberra 1½d (3), tied by 'Charleville 21 AP 29' cds, with 'Inaugural Flight' label. Signed by Moody the pilot (h/s). 475 flown. AAMC 133 cat $75 plus premium for h/s.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1398
1929 Adelaide-Ceduna intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 1d red, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1399
1929 Ceduna-Adelaide intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Ceduna 5 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1400
1929 GB-Australia Ross Smith 10th Anniv PPC franked KGV 1d & 3d tied by 'Hounslow 12 NO 29' cds. Readdressed back to England with Air 3d green & KGV 1½d red tied by 'Melbourne 12 DE 29' cds. AAMC 145c & 146 would cat $300 as individual covers, 2-way use of commemorative PPC would be rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1401
1930 Newcastle Waters-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Camooweal 21 FE 30' arrival cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1402
1930 Cootamundra-Echuca FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, Angel vignette, tied by 'Cootamundra 13 FE 30' cds. AAMC 149c cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1403
1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, Canberra 1½d & KGV 3d (2) tied by 'Bourke St Melbourne 14 FE 30' cds. AAMC 151 cat $300. Only 50 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1404
1930 Camooweal-Brunette Downs FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Brisbane 18 FEB 1930' pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1405
1930 Daly Waters-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d Plate 1 single & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Daly Waters 20 FE 30' cds. AAMC 152 cat $350. Only 30 flown, (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1406
1930 Brunette Downs-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Camooweal 21 FE 30' arrival cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1407
1930 (21 Feb) registered FFC Daly Waters-Camooweal addressed to Mr (Major?) CR Cota, 6th Battn King's African Rifles, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanganyika. Franked 1929 3d green Air, KGV 1d & 4d tied Daly Waters 21 Feb 1930 cds, b/s Daly Waters, Camooweal 21 Feb, Brisbane Registered 24 Feb, Sydney Reg 25 Feb, Dar-Es-Salaam & Camp Post Office Dar-es-Salaam 7 Apr. One of 30 carried, minor peripheral flts but scarce AAMC 152 cat $350. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1408
1930 Adelaide-Melbourne FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red & 3d tied by 'Melbourne 24 MR 30', but not actually flown as not endorsed by pilot. Would be AAMC 153a cat $250.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1409
1930 Townsville-Brisbane-Sydney FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied 'Townsville 31 MR 30'. AAMC 156(var) cat $150
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1410
1930 Melbourne-Sydney registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 4d violet, variety white flaw on right frame opposite value tablet (ACSC 111(2)vc cat $80), tied by 'Melbourne 31 MY 30' cds. AAMC 161 cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1411
1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters 2-way FFC franked Airmail 3d & Swan, or Canberra 1½d, tied by 'Camooweal 30 JL 30' & 'Daly Waters 7 AU 30' cds. Angel vignette on ea half. AAMC unlisted!
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1412
1931 Brisbane-Bundaberg FFC franked Kingsford Smith 3d pr, tied by 'Melbourne 4 MAY 31' pmk. Brisbane & Bundaberg b/s. AAMC 202a cat $175.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1413
1931 Holland-Australia intermediate registered FFC from Java franked Queen 15c & 35c, plus special air stamp 1G, tied by 'Batavia 5 5 31' cds & flight pmk. To Victoria. AAMC 195 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1414
1931 Australia-England intermediate FFC to Calcutta (centre fold) franked KGV 2d red & airmail 3d green booklet stamps with dot in upper margin (5, inc pane of 4, no selvedge, flts) tied by 'Inglewood 14 MY 31' cds. To Ceylon with Calcutta & Colombo b/s. AAMC 203c(var) cat $200++
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1415
1931 Australia-England intermediate registered FFC to Calcutta franked 7 diff stamps, tied by 'Adelaide 13 MA 31' cds, with arrival b/s. AAMC 203c cat $200.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1416
1931 Cloncurry-Longreach special flight cover franked Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d tied by 'Cloncurry 22 MY 31' cds. AAMC unlisted. Ex Frommer valued by him at $250.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1417
1931 Australia-Java FFC to Singapore franked Roo 2/- maroon & Kingsford Smith 6d, tied by 'Melbourne 21 MY 31' cds, with flight cachet, & Batavia diamond b/s. AAMC 206. Very scarce intermediate flight.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1418
1931 Australia-England Australia FFC special cover franked Airmail 6d violet & brown, KGV 2d red, tied by 'Adelaide 18 NO 31' cds, with flight cachet. Also franked GB KGV 4d & 1/- for return to Australia tied by 'London 17 DE 31' cds, with 'Birdwood Sth Aust arrival b/s. AAMC 222/245 cat $165 as 2 covers. Scarce 2-way cover & unlisted as such.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1419
1931 Sydney-Brisbane FFC by New England Airways franked Sturt 3d & KGV 2d on 1½d, tied by 'Sydney 23 NO 31' cds. AAMC 224 cat $100. Only 98 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1420
1931 Daly Waters-Birdum registered FFC franked Air 6d brown & KGV 2d on 1½d, tied by 'Darwin NT 1 DE 31' cds. To Sydney with b/s of Charleville (6 Dec), Toowoomba (7 Dec) & Sydney. TOO LATE h/s in black applied in Toowoomba due to floods. AAMC 228 cat $850. Rare. Only 20 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1421
1932 Brisbane-Lismore FFC franked Air 3d green & KGV 2d red, tied by 'Brisbane 25 JAN 1932' pmk. AAMC 246 cat $80.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1422
1932 Flinders Is-Launceston FFC franked Airmail 3d green & KGV 2d red, tied by 'Whitemark 7 JE 32' cds. AAMC 268 cat $100. Only 73 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1423
1932 England-Australia intermediate FFC Darwin-Melbourne franked Airmail 3d green tied by 'Melbourne 26 SEP 32' arrival pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 274 cat $300. Only a few flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1424
1932 Brisbane-Bendigo FFC franked Bridge 2d only as carried privately, tied by 'Bendigo 22 AUG 1932' arrival pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 279 cat $300. Only 12 in total flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1425
1934 Kimba-Port Pirie registered FFC franked KGV 5d & Airmail 3d, tied by 'Kimba 23 FE 34' cds. AAMC 363a cat from $100. Very scarce intermediate flight. As few as 20 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1426
1934 Kimba-Cowell registered FFC franked Sturt set, KGV ½d orange & Airmail 3d, tied by 'Kimba 23 FE 34' cds. AAMC 363a cat from $100. Very scarce intermediate flight. As few as 20 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1427
1934 Cowell-Kadina FFC franked KGV 2d red, & Airmail 3d, tied by 'Cowell 23 FE 34' cds b/s Kadina. AAMC 363a cat from $100. Very scarce intermediate flight. As few as 20 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1428
1934 Cowell-Port Pirie registered FFC franked KGV 5d, & Airmail 3d tied by 'Cowell 23 FE 34' cds, b/s Pt Pirie. AAMC 363a cat from $100. Very scarce intermediate flight. As few as 20 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1429
1934 Mt Coolon-Rockhampton FFC franked KGV 1d green & 1½d red prs, 1½d with plate 1 dot (cat M blk of 4 $80) tied by 'Mt Coolon 1MR34' cds - not FFC, with 'North Qld Winter Playground' air label. Frommer 36d cat $100 for this label on cover. AAMC 357 cat $150, only 62 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1430
1935 Wasp Airways Narromine-Sydney FFC franked Anzac 2d tied by 'Sydney 25 MAR 1935' pmk, with Harbour Bridge vignette & signed by pilot. F-VF. AAMC 494 cat $75.
 SOLD at A$30
1431
1935 Brisbane-Sydney New England Airways Sunday mail FFC franked KGV ½d orange blk of 4, 1d green & Macarthur 2d, tied by 'Brisbane 22 JE 35' cds. AAMC 507 cat $75.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1432
1935 Melbourne-Melbourne (Derrinallum) round Australia FFC franked. KGV 1d green pr, tied by 'Derrinallum 23 JL 35' cds. Carried by pilot w/o airmail fee. AAMC 509c(var) cat $300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1433
1935 Ivanhoe-Argyle intermediate FFC specially printed envelope franked Vic Cent 2d & Macarthur 3d, tied by 'Wyndham 9 JUL 35' cds as Ivanhoe & Argyle had no POs. AAMC 513a.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1434
1935 Wyndham-Ord River FFC 'Wyndham 9 JUL 35' cds. AAMC 512 cat $90.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1435
1935 Wyndham-Daly Waters FFC registered franked Kingsford Smith 6d & Anzac 2d, tied by 'Wyndham 11 JUL 35' cds. AAMC 513a cat $90+.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1436
1935 Ord River-Wyndham FFC 'Wyndham 11 JUL 35' cds. AAMC 513 cat $90.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1437
1935 Adelaide-Darwin FFC Airmail 3d & Anzac 2d, tied by 'Adelaide 19 AU 35' cds, plus Macarthur 2d & 3d tied by 'Darwin 21 AU 35' cds for return to Adelaide. AAMC 520a cat $200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1438
1935 Adelaide-Halls Creek intermediate FFC originally from Qld with Airmail 3d & KGV Jubilee 2d tied by 'Bilinga 15 AU 35' cds & 'Halls Creek' b/s. AAMC 523a(var) cat $75++
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1439
1935 Adelaide-Halls Creek intermediate FFC originally from Qld with Airmail 3d & KGV Jubilee 2d tied by 'Bilinga 15 AU 35' cds, & 'Halls Creek' b/s. AAMC 523a(var) cat $754+
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1440
1935 Jamestown-Darwin intermediate FFC with 'Jamestown 16 AU 35' cds. AAMC 522a cat $60++.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1441
1935 Lismore-Sydney FFC with 'Relief Stamp AU 24 1935 NSW' roller pmk tying Airmail 3d & KGV Jubilee 2d. Signed by pilot. AAMC 523c cat $75++
 SOLD at A$110
1442
1935 Mackay-Rockhampton intermediate FFC 'Mackay 17 SE 35' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 528a cat $50++.
 SOLD at A$50
1443
1935 Brisbane-Mackay intermediate FFC 'Brisbane 14 SE 35' cds. AAMC 528a cat $50.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1444
1935 Mackay-Townsville intermediate FFC 'Mackay 15 SE 35' cds. AAMC 528a cat $50+
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1445
1935 Mackay-Rockhampton intermediate FFC 'Mackay 17 SE 35' cds. AAMC 528a cat $50+.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1446
1935 Townsville-Rockhampton intermediate FFC 'Townsville 17 SE 35' cds franked KGV ½d blk of 4 & 3d Vic Cent. AAMC 528a cat $50+.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1447
1935 Rockhampton-Brisbane intermediate FFC 'Rockhampton 17 SP 35' cds signed by pilot. Minor tones. AAMC 528a cat $50+.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1448
1935 'Loina' crash cover -very battered & pieces missing, franked KGV 4d olive pr, tied by 'Air Mail Sydney 30 SE 35' cds. To Tasmania, with Hobart arrival b/s. Crashed off Flinders Is. AAMC 535 cat $400+ & under-catalogued (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1449
1935 Hobart-Canberra FFC with 'Hobart 7 OC 35' pmks franked 2d Macarthur imprint pr & KGV ½d (2). Only 157 flown Melbourne to Canberra. AAMC 537a cat $50++
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1450
1935 Melbourne-Canberra FFC Melbourne 7 OC 35 cds. Printed 'First through Air Mail Sydney-Melbourne-Launceston-Hobart October 7th 1935' with facsimile Pilot & co-pilot signature envelope. AAMC 537a cat $50++. Very scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1451
1935 Sydney-Launceston FFC 'Lithgow 7 OC 35' cds. Printed souvenir First Official Air Mail cover. AAMC 537a cat $50.
 SOLD at A$70
1452
1935 Hobart-Brisbane FFC with 'Hobart 7 OC 35' cds, plus 'North Queensland' air label Frommer cat $100 on cover. AAMC 537a cat $50+.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1453
1935 Townsville-Cairns FFC franked KGV Jubilee 2d, tied by 'Cairns 14 OC 35' cds. Signed by pilot & carried by him w/o airmail fee. AAMC 542 cat $75. Only 10 flown!
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1454
1935 Townsville-Cairns & return FFC franked KGV Jubilee 2d tied by 'Townsville 16 OC 35' pmk. Signed by pilot & carried by him w/o airmail fee. AAMC 541 cat $175. Only 10 flown!
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1455
1935 Sydney-Wilcannia FFC w/o airmail fee, franked KGV 2d red, tied by Wilcannia 14 DE 35 cds, with WASP label & signed by pilot. AAMC 574 cat $150. Only 16 flown!
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1456
1935 Adelaide-Kangaroo Is Emergency airmail, registered franked KGV 2d red & 3d blue, tied by Port Adelaide 12 DE 35 cds 3 b/s. Due to ship breakdown cover sent by air w/o airmail fee. Signed by pilot. AAMC 570 cat $90+
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1457
1935 Sydney-Broken Hill-Sydney FFC w/o airmail fee, franked KGV Jubilee 2d tied by Sydney 12 DEC 35 pmk, with WASP Harbour Bridge labels (2), signed by pilot. AAMC 574a cat $150. Only 16 flown! (P)
 SOLD at A$170
1458
1935 Sydney-Nevertire FFC w/o airmail fee, franked KGV 2d red tied by Nevertire 17 DE 35 cds, with WASP label & signed by pilot. AAMC 573 cat $150. Only 16 flown!
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1459
1935 Sydney-Broken Hill FFC w/o airmail fee, franked KGV 2d red tied by Broken Hill DE 13 35 pmk, with WASP Harbour Bridge label & signed by pilot. AAMC 572 cat $150. Only 16 flown!
 SOLD at A$150
1460
1935 Mackay 3rd Expedition Oodnadatta-Sydney FFC (tones), franked Vic Cent 3d & Anzac 2d, tied by 'Oodnadatta 18 JL 35' cds. Signed by pilot & navigator plus b/s 'Rawlinna', Laverton, Forrest. Oodnadatta, Sydney & Petersham. Minor tones. AAMC 517 cat $250. Only 50 flown.
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1461
1939 (May) USA-USA via Australia-Hollandia-Cocos Island-Seychelles, printed cover franked USA 2c, Australia 5d, Cocos (b/s), Neth Indies 10c & Seychelles 6c (uncancelled) carried on Guba II flight, signed by Richard Archbold. AAMC 867 cat $1500. Very rare with only tiny number flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1462
1948 Mornington Is Parachute mail franked Scout Jamboree 2½d, tied by 'Sydney 24 DE 48' cds, with special vignette & signed by pilot, plus reverse arrival endorsement. AAMC 1199 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
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