Lot Number: 55

(Australia) MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Services reopening of Ord River-Wyndham service, plain cover addressed to EA Crome, 2d PSE with additional 3d canc Wyndham/West Australia 9/7/35 cds, dark blue/white etiquette, typed "MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Service/Wyndham-Ivanhoe/Cattle Station/No post office".   The plane left Wyndham on the 9th, collected mail from Ord River, and returned on to Wynham on the 11th when this cover was cancelled.

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Date: 1935, Jul 9
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Australia

Description: MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Services reopening of Ord River-Wyndham service, plain cover addressed to EA Crome, 2d PSE with additional 3d canc Wyndham/West Australia 9/7/35 cds, dark blue/white etiquette, typed "MacRobertson Miller Aviation/Australian Aerial Medical Service/Wyndham-Ivanhoe/Cattle Station/No post office". The plane left Wyndham on the 9th, collected mail from Ord River, and returned on to Wynham on the 11th when this cover was cancelled.
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Lot Number: 56

(Australia) Australian Transcontinental Airways, F/F Adelaide to Darwin, bs 20/8, franked Australia 3d & 2d, canc Adelaide 19 Aug 1935 cds, typed "First Flight/Adelaide-Darwin".

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Date: 1935, Aug 19
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Australia

Description: Australian Transcontinental Airways, F/F Adelaide to Darwin, bs 20/8, franked Australia 3d & 2d, canc Adelaide 19 Aug 1935 cds, typed "First Flight/Adelaide-Darwin".
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Lot Number: 57

(Australia) New England Airways Ltd, F/F Brisbane-Townsville, bs 16/9, registered (label) Eustis corner cover franked 6d Air Mail Service (SG 139) + 2d,/s, typed "Brisbane-Townsville/First Flight".

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Date: 1935, Sep 15
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: New England Airways Ltd, F/F Brisbane-Townsville, bs 16/9, registered (label) Eustis corner cover franked 6d Air Mail Service (SG 139) + 2d,/s, typed "Brisbane-Townsville/First Flight".
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Lot Number: 58

(Australia) Holymans Airways Ltd, F/F Melbourne to Canberra, bs 7/10, airmail etiquette cover franked  5d, typed 'First Flight/Melbourne-Canberra'.red "Canberra to Sydney/Holymans Airways Ltd".

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Date: 1935, Oct 7
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Australia

Description: Holymans Airways Ltd, F/F Melbourne to Canberra, bs 7/10, airmail etiquette cover franked 5d, typed 'First Flight/Melbourne-Canberra'.red "Canberra to Sydney/Holymans Airways Ltd".
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Lot Number: 59

(Australia) F/F Adelaide to Broken Hill, bs 26/11, plain cover franked 5d, canc Ships Mailroom/Melbourne/25 Nov, typed 'First Flight/Adelaide-Broken Hill'.

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Date: 1935, Nov 25
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Australia

Description: F/F Adelaide to Broken Hill, bs 26/11, plain cover franked 5d, canc Ships Mailroom/Melbourne/25 Nov, typed 'First Flight/Adelaide-Broken Hill'.
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Lot Number: 60

(Australia) Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Adelaide to Mount Gambier, bs 26/11, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 1/1d inc  6d Air 'Air mail Service' opt. Small mail.

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Date: 1935, Nov 26
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Australia

Description: Adelaide Airways Ltd, F/F Adelaide to Mount Gambier, bs 26/11, plain airmail etiquette cover franked 1/1d inc 6d Air 'Air mail Service' opt. Small mail.
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Lot Number: 83

(Belgium) Air Bleu, F/F Brussells to Toulouse, bs 6/6

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Date: 1935, Jun 14
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Air Bleu, F/F Brussells to Toulouse, bs 6/6
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Lot Number: 84

(Belgium) F/F Sabena Ostende to Lille, bs 2/7

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Date: 1935, Jul 1
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgium

Description: F/F Sabena Ostende to Lille, bs 2/7
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Lot Number: 85

(Belgium) Brssells-Rozluez, bs, Bollon Belgica special card, MIXED FRANK 50c Belgium air tied special also red 'Raid Belgica dated cachet,  verso Poland 5G x2 tied Rozluez arrival cds. PILOT SIGNED.

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Date: 1935, Jul 21
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Brssells-Rozluez, bs, Bollon Belgica special card, MIXED FRANK 50c Belgium air tied special also red 'Raid Belgica dated cachet, verso Poland 5G x2 tied Rozluez arrival cds. PILOT SIGNED.
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Lot Number: 86

(Belgium) Brussels acceptance for the 1st Sabena Brussels-Elisabethville service, airmail etiquette card franked  3F 80, canc Bruxelles 7/11and 15/11 cds, green bilingual flight cachet verso.Intended for the 7/11 first Air France/Air Afrque flight to E'ville. But, due to an error in the official announcement most Belgian mail went by the first Sabena flight instead, which left Brussels on 15/11/35. Hence the 7/11 and 15/11 departure postmarks on this card.

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Date: 1935, Nov 15
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Brussels acceptance for the 1st Sabena Brussels-Elisabethville service, airmail etiquette card franked 3F 80, canc Bruxelles 7/11and 15/11 cds, green bilingual flight cachet verso.Intended for the 7/11 first Air France/Air Afrque flight to E'ville. But, due to an error in the official announcement most Belgian mail went by the first Sabena flight instead, which left Brussels on 15/11/35. Hence the 7/11 and 15/11 departure postmarks on this card.
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Lot Number: 119

(France) Attempted direct non-stop flight by Codos and Rossi, Istres to Argentina, forced down at Porto Praya, Cape Verde Is, arrival ds 17/2 on front, black seven line cachet, Air France special souvenir PPC. South Atlantic route.

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Date: 1935, Feb 17
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: Attempted direct non-stop flight by Codos and Rossi, Istres to Argentina, forced down at Porto Praya, Cape Verde Is, arrival ds 17/2 on front, black seven line cachet, Air France special souvenir PPC. South Atlantic route.
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Lot Number: 120

(France) Air Bleu, F/F Lille-Arras-Paris, special red framed cachet, red/white and blue/black airmail etiquettes.

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Date: 1935, Jul 10
Est. price: £20.00
Category: France

Description: Air Bleu, F/F Lille-Arras-Paris, special red framed cachet, red/white and blue/black airmail etiquettes.
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Lot Number: 121

(France) Air Bleu, F/F Toulouse-Paris, bs 25/7, special red framed cachet, uncommon blue/pale blue 'Air Blue' envelope with imprint airmail etiquette, red/white triangular airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1935, Jul 25
Est. price: £30.00
Category: France

Description: Air Bleu, F/F Toulouse-Paris, bs 25/7, special red framed cachet, uncommon blue/pale blue 'Air Blue' envelope with imprint airmail etiquette, red/white triangular airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 122

(France) Karl Roberti, Calais rocket flight, cover franked 15c tied violet three line cachet 'Experience Interrompue/par ordre du mistero/de L'interieur', white/orange rocket stamp tied by black/white flight cachet, blue/white 'Par Fusee' etiquette.

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Date: 1935, Sep 13
Est. price: £25.00
Category: France

Description: Karl Roberti, Calais rocket flight, cover franked 15c tied violet three line cachet 'Experience Interrompue/par ordre du mistero/de L'interieur', white/orange rocket stamp tied by black/white flight cachet, blue/white 'Par Fusee' etiquette.
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Lot Number: 237

(GB Internal) Blackpool and West Coast Air Services Ltd, Isle of Man to Liverpool, no arrival ds, , F/F eleventh GB Inland Airmail Service, franked 1 1/2d, canc Castletown, IOM cds.

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Date: 1935, Jan 31
Est. price: £10.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Blackpool and West Coast Air Services Ltd, Isle of Man to Liverpool, no arrival ds, , F/F eleventh GB Inland Airmail Service, franked 1 1/2d, canc Castletown, IOM cds.
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Lot Number: 238

(GB Internal) Blackpool and West Coast Air Services, F/F Liverpool to Castletown (Isle of Man), plain cover franked 1 1/2d (all mail now carried at ordinary rates), purple six line 'First Air Mail/Lverpool to Isle of Man ..................' cachet on front, signed by the pilot Cap. J.C.Higgins.

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Date: 1935, Feb 1
Est. price: £16.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Blackpool and West Coast Air Services, F/F Liverpool to Castletown (Isle of Man), plain cover franked 1 1/2d (all mail now carried at ordinary rates), purple six line 'First Air Mail/Lverpool to Isle of Man ..................' cachet on front, signed by the pilot Cap. J.C.Higgins.
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Lot Number: 239

(GB Internal) F/F Provincial Airways Ltd Plymouth to Hull service, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Southampton 27 Feb 1935 cds, typed '1st Provincial /Airways Ltd/Plymouth-Hull Service'. Not listed in Baldwyn so date of first service is difficult to confirm. The only references we could find were Stroud 1935 "1934, March 4, Provincial Airways began Hull-Grimsby-Nottingham-Leicester-Southampton to connect with Croydon-Plymouth service", also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provincial_Airways. A truly scare item and one for the exhibit.

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Date: 1935, Feb 27
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F Provincial Airways Ltd Plymouth to Hull service, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Southampton 27 Feb 1935 cds, typed '1st Provincial /Airways Ltd/Plymouth-Hull Service'. Not listed in Baldwyn so date of first service is difficult to confirm. The only references we could find were Stroud 1935 "1934, March 4, Provincial Airways began Hull-Grimsby-Nottingham-Leicester-Southampton to connect with Croydon-Plymouth service", also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provincial_Airways. A truly scare item and one for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 240

(GB Internal) Provincial Airways Ltd Plymouth to Hull service, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Leicester 1 Apr 35, typed '1ST PROVINCIAL /AIRWAYS LTD/PLYMOUTH-HULL SERVICE'. Not listed in Baldwyn, so date of first service is difficult to confirm. The  only references we could find were Stroud  "1935, March 4, Provincial Airways began Hull-Grimsby-Nottingham-Leicester-Southampton to connect with Croydon-Plymouth service", also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provincial_Airways.  A scarce item and one for the exhibit.

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Date: 1935, Apr 1
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Provincial Airways Ltd Plymouth to Hull service, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Leicester 1 Apr 35, typed '1ST PROVINCIAL /AIRWAYS LTD/PLYMOUTH-HULL SERVICE'. Not listed in Baldwyn, so date of first service is difficult to confirm. The only references we could find were Stroud "1935, March 4, Provincial Airways began Hull-Grimsby-Nottingham-Leicester-Southampton to connect with Croydon-Plymouth service", also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provincial_Airways. A scarce item and one for the exhibit.
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Lot Number: 241

(GB Internal) F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight Glasgow to Liverpool, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, bearing the Company's receiving cachet applied at Lime Street Station.  Signed by pilot Capt E.F.Finnegan.

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Date: 1935, Dec 2
Est. price: £20.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: F/F New RAS Contract following the expiry of the Hillman AW contract, first flight Glasgow to Liverpool, plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, bearing the Company's receiving cachet applied at Lime Street Station. Signed by pilot Capt E.F.Finnegan.
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Lot Number: 303

(Indonesia) Indonesia to Tasmania,  Laboean Hadji to Campbelltown, bs Launceston 20/4, via Melbourne transit cds, airmail etiquette cover franked 31 1/2c canc Laboean Hadji cds, ms 'By Qantas Air Mail' carried on Far East leg of England-Australia service. From scarce origin to uncommon destination.

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Date: 1935, Apr 15
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Indonesia

Description: Indonesia to Tasmania, Laboean Hadji to Campbelltown, bs Launceston 20/4, via Melbourne transit cds, airmail etiquette cover franked 31 1/2c canc Laboean Hadji cds, ms 'By Qantas Air Mail' carried on Far East leg of England-Australia service. From scarce origin to uncommon destination.
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Lot Number: 350

(New Zealand) East Coast AW, F/F Napier to Gisborne, b/s 16/4, blue/cream souvenir cover with company logo, franked 3d.

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Date: 1935, Apr 16
Est. price: £8.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: East Coast AW, F/F Napier to Gisborne, b/s 16/4, blue/cream souvenir cover with company logo, franked 3d.
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Lot Number: 362

(Nyasaland) F/F Blantyre to Beira, black boxed "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Mozambique", bs 5/8,  Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways official souvenir cover, correctly rated 4d with Nyasaland 3d & 1d Silver Jubilee.

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Date: 1935, Aug 5
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Nyasaland

Description: F/F Blantyre to Beira, black boxed "First Flight Regular Air Mail Service Nyasaland-Mozambique", bs 5/8, Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways official souvenir cover, correctly rated 4d with Nyasaland 3d & 1d Silver Jubilee.
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Lot Number: 367

(Philippines) F/F FAM 14  "China Clipper", Manila to Guam, cachet, bs 2/12, airmail cover, Pan Am

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Date: 1935, Dec 2
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Philippines

Description: F/F FAM 14 "China Clipper", Manila to Guam, cachet, bs 2/12, airmail cover, Pan Am
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Lot Number: 422

(Singapore) Singapore to London, carried IAW westbound service IW 301, Arethusa to Karachi, Helena to Baghdad, Satyrus to Brindisi and Heracles to London, attractive etiquette cover
franked 25c, bold 'Per Brtish Airmail/Singapore-London'.

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Date: 1935, Jan 5
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Singapore to London, carried IAW westbound service IW 301, Arethusa to Karachi, Helena to Baghdad, Satyrus to Brindisi and Heracles to London, attractive etiquette cover franked 25c, bold 'Per Brtish Airmail/Singapore-London'.
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Lot Number: 423

(Singapore) Scarce 1st  twice weekly Singapore-Calcutta-Croydon service, Singapore to UK,  IAW Victoria Station arrival ds on front,  test cover with image of 'Heracles' in lower lh corner addressed to Imperial Airways Ltd, Victoria Station, London, franked 25c Silver Jubilee. IAW Aurora to Calcutta, Helena to Alexandria, Satyrus to Brindisi and Heracles to Croydon.

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Date: 1935, Oct 3
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Scarce 1st twice weekly Singapore-Calcutta-Croydon service, Singapore to UK, IAW Victoria Station arrival ds on front, test cover with image of 'Heracles' in lower lh corner addressed to Imperial Airways Ltd, Victoria Station, London, franked 25c Silver Jubilee. IAW Aurora to Calcutta, Helena to Alexandria, Satyrus to Brindisi and Heracles to Croydon.
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Lot Number: 478

(Southern Rhodesia) Imperial Airways first direct flight from Southern Rhodesia to Northern Rhodesia, Bulawayo to Lusaka, bs 19/5, Godfrey airmail etiquette cover, franked 5d, canc Bulawayo cds, typed "First Mail Bag/Bulawayo/Lusaka'. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1935, May 18
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Imperial Airways first direct flight from Southern Rhodesia to Northern Rhodesia, Bulawayo to Lusaka, bs 19/5, Godfrey airmail etiquette cover, franked 5d, canc Bulawayo cds, typed "First Mail Bag/Bulawayo/Lusaka'. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 479

(Southern Rhodesia) Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways, carried to England, Ibstock 18/10 arrval ds on the front on the first internal flight, Umtali to Salisbury on Salisbury-Beira route, b/s 5/10, Wyndham cover franked 6d, canc Umtali cds, etiquette, typed 'First Air Mail Flight/Umtali to England'. At Salisbury it would have connected with Flight No AN 280 on the 9th arriving at Croydon on the 17th. Only 15 flown from Umtali to Salisbury. Francis Field authentication hs verso. A superb item in fine condition.

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Date: 1935, Oct 5
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Rhodesia and Nyasaland Airways, carried to England, Ibstock 18/10 arrval ds on the front on the first internal flight, Umtali to Salisbury on Salisbury-Beira route, b/s 5/10, Wyndham cover franked 6d, canc Umtali cds, etiquette, typed 'First Air Mail Flight/Umtali to England'. At Salisbury it would have connected with Flight No AN 280 on the 9th arriving at Croydon on the 17th. Only 15 flown from Umtali to Salisbury. Francis Field authentication hs verso. A superb item in fine condition.
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Lot Number: 504

(United States) Uncommon 'Outer Envelope 'First Transpacific airmail flight, San Francisco to Honolulu, bs 23/11, commercial corner cover franked 50c ordinary, canc New York/Nov 18/1935 duplex, good strike green F/F cachet. Shortage of 25 'Clipper' stamps led to the production of 'outer envelopes' which were returned to dispatchers and are regarded as a legitimate inclusion in a Pacific collection (for a full explanation see p140, US AMC Vol 3). The lot also contains the original communication from the POD, Washington enclosed with the returned 'Outer Envelope'.

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Date: 1935, Nov 18
Est. price: £75.00
Category: United States

Description: Uncommon 'Outer Envelope 'First Transpacific airmail flight, San Francisco to Honolulu, bs 23/11, commercial corner cover franked 50c ordinary, canc New York/Nov 18/1935 duplex, good strike green F/F cachet. Shortage of 25 'Clipper' stamps led to the production of 'outer envelopes' which were returned to dispatchers and are regarded as a legitimate inclusion in a Pacific collection (for a full explanation see p140, US AMC Vol 3). The lot also contains the original communication from the POD, Washington enclosed with the returned 'Outer Envelope'.
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Lot Number: 527

(Wake Island) R.O.A. Sullivan Autograph on 1935 PAA Wake Island Survey Cover - tied 8/22/35 - Honolulu, Hawaii - Honolulu to Midway to Wake Island and return - PAA prepared in Hawaii - very scarce large envelope format - only 4 or 5 seen in this style - signed by commanding pilot R.O.D. Sullivan and station managers on Midway and Wake Islands. Very scarce and in fine condition, identical cover retails at 1000+ USD.

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Date: 1935, Aug 13
Est. price: £425.00
Category: Wake Island

Description: R.O.A. Sullivan Autograph on 1935 PAA Wake Island Survey Cover - tied 8/22/35 - Honolulu, Hawaii - Honolulu to Midway to Wake Island and return - PAA prepared in Hawaii - very scarce large envelope format - only 4 or 5 seen in this style - signed by commanding pilot R.O.D. Sullivan and station managers on Midway and Wake Islands. Very scarce and in fine condition, identical cover retails at 1000+ USD.
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