Lot Number: 1
Description: Australia 1930-64, collection of 18 covers comprising 15 first flights which include 1946 April 7th first Qantas post-war civilian service Sydney-Singapore signed by Captains Furze and Moxham overprinted purple (AAMC 1036a $200); 1930 registered Jun 1 ANA Sunday service MelbourneSydney ; 1931 May 1 registered Hobart-Melbourne ; 1934 Dec 6 IAW Brisbane-London Kangaroo cover; 1934 Feb 3 Ulm flight New Zealand-Australia cachet; 1934 Jun 9 Toowoomba-Port Moresby and return dual franked with Australian and PNG stamps, cachet & 's; 1934 Jul 20th registered Australia-NG-Australia dual franked Australia 1/- and PNG SG 166, 167 &174 cachets and 's; 1935 Nov 28 Adelaide-Mount Gambier ; 1937 Aug 30 Brisbane-Adelaide ; 1938 May 30 Carpenter AL Brisbane-Raboul . Also other flown covers including1934 Aug 1 Australia-England franked 5/- shillings yellow and grey typed " London-Karachi Air Mail/ and Adelaide-Perth airmail" FRONT only. Interesting lot. Images.
Lot Number: 17
Description: Central America, fine collection of 36 airmail covers, 1927-50, including 23 F/F from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Canal Zone, amongst which are 1926 Santa Rosa-Guatemala, 1927 Havana-Key West & Key West Habana, 1928 pilot signed Santiago de Cuba-Port au Prince, 1929 San Juan-Paramibo, 1930 Port au Prince-San Juan, 1931 Mexico Nuevitas-Camaguey1930 F/F Holguin-Santiago de Cuba, 1937 first 24 hour service Canal Zone-Miami, and more mostly pre WWII, also censored, registered, several interesting Jusqua's, attractive frankings with clear postmarks and flight cachets, no duplication.
Lot Number: 104
|Date: 1934, Jul 23|
Description: First official airmail, Australia-Papua & New Guinea, Sydney to Lae, bs 26/7, and first return, uncommon red/cream souvenir "Per VH-UXX Faith In Australia"cover franked Australia 8d inc 6d air (SG 139) and New Guinea8d inc 6d 'Air Mail' opt for return to Sydney 1/8 arrival ds, violet circular "Australia/Papua and New Guinea" cachet on front and purple hexagonal "Papua/Australia", signed by CPT Ulm.
Lot Number: 149
|Date: 1935, Oct 1|
Description: Count De Looz-Corswarem, Mahieu and D'Hoore official flight to the Congo via the shortest route over the Libyan desert via Tunis-Sebha-Fort Lamy, Brussels to Leopoldville 17/10, carried by air to Leopoldville, then returned by surface mail to Belgium, Van Reet pictorial card franked Belgium 1F and Belgium 1c to obtain ultimate arrival mark (1/12) and Congo 75c canc Lepoldville 17/10, black "Raid Mahieu" cachets front and verso, signed by Count De Looz-Corswarem under a handwritten comment on the deferred departure from Brussels. Rare, only ten such items were carried. Ex Clowes.
Lot Number: 168
|Date: 1933, Oct 25|
Description: Opening up the Amazon, Panair F/F Belem to Manaos and return Manaos-Belem, all appropriate departure and arrival cancellations, black Belem-Manaos and violet Manaos-Belem cachets, printed Panair Do Brasil corner cover, 11x24cm, with winged PAA logo, signed by the pilot Capt. E La Porte. Nice item.
Lot Number: 346
|Date: 1939, Jun 30|
Description: Pan Am FAM 18 F/F Foynes-Shediac, bs 1/7, plain cover, Foynes purple departue cachet on front, airmail etiquette, signed by the pilot Capt. Harold Grey, and Bill ?Haley.
Lot Number: 425
|Date: 1934, Feb 17|
Category: New Zealand
Description: CP Ulm, first official mail, New Zealand to Australia, bs Sydney 17/2, franked 7d "Trans Tasman" opt, special cachet, official blue'buff Kiwi/Kookaburra souvenir cover, signed by pilot CP Ulm.
Lot Number: 574
|Date: 1934, Feb 28|
Category: United States Internal
Description: US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 23 from Atlanta, posmarked Atlanta AMF 6pm, to Ohio, 5c airmail PSE with additional 5c. Signed by the pilot Lt. ET ?Garneau. Believed to be a crash cover.
Lot Number: 575
|Date: 1934, Mar 1|
Category: United States Internal
Description: US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Harrisburg Pa 6am to Steubenville, Ohio, airmail 5c PSC with added 3c for usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot.
Lot Number: 576
|Date: Documents, literature|
Description: Civil Air Guard Scheme 1938, Major Alan Goodfellow, a signed letter. He was Clerk of the Course at the time of the 1934 London to Melbourne Air Race and later foundation member of the Civil Air Guard Scheme.