Lot Number: 421

(South Africa) Qantas Avro Lancastrian return 1st survey flight, South Africa to Australia, blue/cream South Africa-Australia vignette cover with winged 'EA' logo on flap, franked South Africa 1 1/2d canc Jo'burg 27/11, also  Sydney 1/12 over Australia 1 1/2d stamp confirming date of arrival. Signed by the pilot Capt. L.R.Ambrose. AAMC 1194

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Date: 1948, Nov 27
Est. price: £125.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Qantas Avro Lancastrian return 1st survey flight, South Africa to Australia, blue/cream South Africa-Australia vignette cover with winged 'EA' logo on flap, franked South Africa 1 1/2d canc Jo'burg 27/11, also Sydney 1/12 over Australia 1 1/2d stamp confirming date of arrival. Signed by the pilot Capt. L.R.Ambrose. AAMC 1194
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Lot Number: 420

(South Africa) INWARD, Qantas Avro Lancastrian 1st survey flight, Australia to South Africa, blue/cream Australia-South Africa vignette cover with winged 'EA' logo on flap, franked Australia 2 1/2d canc Sydney 14/11/48, also Johannesburg 20/11/48 cds over South Africa 1 1/2d stamp confirming date of arrival. Signed by the pilot Capt. L.R.Ambrose.

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Date: 1948, Nov 14
Est. price: £100.00
Category: South Africa

Description: INWARD, Qantas Avro Lancastrian 1st survey flight, Australia to South Africa, blue/cream Australia-South Africa vignette cover with winged 'EA' logo on flap, franked Australia 2 1/2d canc Sydney 14/11/48, also Johannesburg 20/11/48 cds over South Africa 1 1/2d stamp confirming date of arrival. Signed by the pilot Capt. L.R.Ambrose.
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Lot Number: 402

(Singapore) Imperial Airways/Qantas, signed F/F Singapore to Perth, bs 21/12, a fine and cover carried on first regular weekly service UK-Australia, correctly franked Straits Settlements 25c, etiquette cover, ms '1st Air Mail/Singapore-Australia/16.12.34',  signed verso by V. Gory Wilson, Imperial Airways chief pilot based at Singapore.

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Date: 1934, Dec 14
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Singapore

Description: Imperial Airways/Qantas, signed F/F Singapore to Perth, bs 21/12, a fine and cover carried on first regular weekly service UK-Australia, correctly franked Straits Settlements 25c, etiquette cover, ms '1st Air Mail/Singapore-Australia/16.12.34', signed verso by V. Gory Wilson, Imperial Airways chief pilot based at Singapore.
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Lot Number: 140

(Flying boat flights) Auckland-London, carried on the inaugural flight FLYING BOAT "Aotearoa" from Auckland to Sydney, then Qantas/BOAC to London, no arrival ds, large framed cachet, souvenir cover with imprint photo of plane.  Service suspended in June 1940 when Italy joined the war.

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Date: 1940, Apr 27
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Flying boat flights

Description: Auckland-London, carried on the inaugural flight FLYING BOAT "Aotearoa" from Auckland to Sydney, then Qantas/BOAC to London, no arrival ds, large framed cachet, souvenir cover with imprint photo of plane. Service suspended in June 1940 when Italy joined the war.
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Lot Number: 335

(New Zealand) FLYING BOAT, Auckland-London, bs, carried on the inaugural flight FLYING BOAT "Aotearoa" from Auckland to Sydney, then Qantas/BOAC to London, large framed cachet, souvenir cover with imprint photo of plane.  Service suspended in June 1940 when Italy joined the war.

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Date: 1940, Apr 27
Est. price: £35.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: FLYING BOAT, Auckland-London, bs, carried on the inaugural flight FLYING BOAT "Aotearoa" from Auckland to Sydney, then Qantas/BOAC to London, large framed cachet, souvenir cover with imprint photo of plane. Service suspended in June 1940 when Italy joined the war.
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Lot Number: 202

(GB External) FIRST QANTAS LANCASTRIAN service, England to Australia, Hurn (British Airways Dispatch) to Sydney, 10/6 arrival ds on front, SIGNED Captains O.F.Y.Thomas and K.G.Jackson. AAMC #1008.

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Date: 1945, Jun 7
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB External

Description: FIRST QANTAS LANCASTRIAN service, England to Australia, Hurn (British Airways Dispatch) to Sydney, 10/6 arrival ds on front, SIGNED Captains O.F.Y.Thomas and K.G.Jackson. AAMC #1008.
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Lot Number: 193

(GB External) SCARCE, First acceptance of mail for NEW ZEALAND, bs Te Aro 20/7 via the Qantas/Imperial Airways, FIRST 'ALL THE WAY' BY FLYING BOAT MAIL TO AUSTRALIA. Carried on the on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight # IE665, plain cover franked 1/3d, canc London 25 Jun 38 cds, typed 'Inaugural Flight/England-Australia-/New Zealand Air Mail'. By FLYING BOAT all the way to Sydney -  Camilla/Cordelia to Karachi, Challenger/Cordelia to Singapore, Challenger to Sydney. See Wingent p50.

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Date: 1938, Jun 26
Est. price: £250.00
Category: GB External

Description: SCARCE, First acceptance of mail for NEW ZEALAND, bs Te Aro 20/7 via the Qantas/Imperial Airways, FIRST 'ALL THE WAY' BY FLYING BOAT MAIL TO AUSTRALIA. Carried on the on Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight # IE665, plain cover franked 1/3d, canc London 25 Jun 38 cds, typed 'Inaugural Flight/England-Australia-/New Zealand Air Mail'. By FLYING BOAT all the way to Sydney - Camilla/Cordelia to Karachi, Challenger/Cordelia to Singapore, Challenger to Sydney. See Wingent p50.
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Lot Number: 174

(GB External) FIRST EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT, London to Port Darwin, bs 25/4, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1/4d canc London Air Mail cds, airmail etiquette  IAW/Kingsford Smith/Qantas/ANA. Ironed horizontal non invasive fold 1cm from bottom edge. See image. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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Date: 1931, Apr 4
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: FIRST EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT, London to Port Darwin, bs 25/4, imprint etiquette airmail cover franked 1/4d canc London Air Mail cds, airmail etiquette IAW/Kingsford Smith/Qantas/ANA. Ironed horizontal non invasive fold 1cm from bottom edge. See image. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
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Lot Number: 142

(Flying boat flights) Qantas first Australia-Singapore service after cessation of WWII by flying boat 'Coriolanus', company cover franked 2 1/2d, postmarked Sydney 4 Oct 45, b/s, 4pm 8.10.45, SIGNED BY THE PILOT CAPT K G CALDWELL AND THE CO-PILOT. AAMC 1009

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Date: 1945, Oct 4
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Flying boat flights

Description: Qantas first Australia-Singapore service after cessation of WWII by flying boat 'Coriolanus', company cover franked 2 1/2d, postmarked Sydney 4 Oct 45, b/s, 4pm 8.10.45, SIGNED BY THE PILOT CAPT K G CALDWELL AND THE CO-PILOT. AAMC 1009
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Lot Number: 143

(Flying boat flights) F/F Qantas inaugurated flying boat service, Suva to Sydney, bs 20/11, official "Coriolanus VH AGB" souvenir cover with company logo on flap, franked 1/5d., signed by pilot, O Denny.

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Date: 1945, Nov 18
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Flying boat flights

Description: F/F Qantas inaugurated flying boat service, Suva to Sydney, bs 20/11, official "Coriolanus VH AGB" souvenir cover with company logo on flap, franked 1/5d., signed by pilot, O Denny.
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Lot Number: 58

(Australia) QANTAS, the first regular airmail service Sydney to Singapore BS 8/4, usIng modified LIBERATOR BOMBERS.  Specially printed air letter SIGNED by Moxham and Furze. AAMC 1036a

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Date: 1946, Apr 7
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Australia

Description: QANTAS, the first regular airmail service Sydney to Singapore BS 8/4, usIng modified LIBERATOR BOMBERS. Specially printed air letter SIGNED by Moxham and Furze. AAMC 1036a
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Lot Number: 59

(Australia) First Qantas post war civilian service, Sydney to Singapore, bs 10/4, 7d air letter 7d air letter OVERPRINTED IN RED, SIGNED BY CAPTAINS A FURZE AND J MOXHAM.  A very limited number of air letters such as this were flown. Eustis 1036a.

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Date: 1946, Apr 9
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Australia

Description: First Qantas post war civilian service, Sydney to Singapore, bs 10/4, 7d air letter 7d air letter OVERPRINTED IN RED, SIGNED BY CAPTAINS A FURZE AND J MOXHAM. A very limited number of air letters such as this were flown. Eustis 1036a.
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Lot Number: 60

(Australia) QANTAS/TEAL F/F Sydney-Christchurch, SIGNED BY THE PILOT. Only a very small number of PHOTO' COVERS were carried.

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Date: 1950, Dec 18
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Australia

Description: QANTAS/TEAL F/F Sydney-Christchurch, SIGNED BY THE PILOT. Only a very small number of PHOTO' COVERS were carried.
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Lot Number: 20

(Australia) QANTAS, F/F Charleville to Brisbane, bs 22/4, plain cover, red/white/blue etiquettes, franked 3d,  'T' in hexagon '50/CTMS/T' underpaid hs, ms 'via Airpost/Brisbane-Charleville'. SIGNED PERSONALLY 'P.H.Moody' on front, and addressed to Frank King whom we believe to have been a fellow pilot.
A truly rare item, see AAMC 133a.

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Date: 1929, Apr 21
Est. price: £200.00
Category: Australia

Description: QANTAS, F/F Charleville to Brisbane, bs 22/4, plain cover, red/white/blue etiquettes, franked 3d, 'T' in hexagon '50/CTMS/T' underpaid hs, ms 'via Airpost/Brisbane-Charleville'. SIGNED PERSONALLY 'P.H.Moody' on front, and addressed to Frank King whom we believe to have been a fellow pilot. A truly rare item, see AAMC 133a.
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Lot Number: 31

(Australia) Souvenir card signed by Ulm and flown on two flights - his trans Tasman flight of December 1933 with violet 1933 cachets, and the March 1936 Qantas Australia to Hong Kong flight, bs 31 MR 36. SIGNED BY C.T.P. Ulm. AAMC #'s 348 and 594c

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Date: 1933, Dec 3
Est. price: £250.00
Category: Australia

Description: Souvenir card signed by Ulm and flown on two flights - his trans Tasman flight of December 1933 with violet 1933 cachets, and the March 1936 Qantas Australia to Hong Kong flight, bs 31 MR 36. SIGNED BY C.T.P. Ulm. AAMC #'s 348 and 594c
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Lot Number: 42

(Australia) Cover carried to South Africa via the first regular Imperial Airways/ QANTAS flight from Australia-Singapore-Cairo, then by IAW Africa South service #199 to Cape Town, bs 28/12/1934. SIGNED by Elliot-Wilson, the pilot on the Cairo/ Cape stage.  Addressed to L. A. Wyndham, Esq., Houses of Parliament, CAPE TOWN, South Africa.  ALSO CARRIED BY BUTLER AIR TRANSPORT ON THE FIRST FLIGHT FROM COOTAMUNDRA TO CHARLEVILLE. POSSIBLY UNIQUE.

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Date: 1934, Dec 10
Est. price: £250.00
Category: Australia

Description: Cover carried to South Africa via the first regular Imperial Airways/ QANTAS flight from Australia-Singapore-Cairo, then by IAW Africa South service #199 to Cape Town, bs 28/12/1934. SIGNED by Elliot-Wilson, the pilot on the Cairo/ Cape stage. Addressed to L. A. Wyndham, Esq., Houses of Parliament, CAPE TOWN, South Africa. ALSO CARRIED BY BUTLER AIR TRANSPORT ON THE FIRST FLIGHT FROM COOTAMUNDRA TO CHARLEVILLE. POSSIBLY UNIQUE.
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Lot Number: 41

(Australia) Cover carried to South Africa via the first regular Imperial Airways/ QANTAS flight from Australia-Singapore-Cairo, then by IAW Africa South service #199 to Cape Town. This cover signed by Elliot-Wilson, the pilot on the Cairo/ Cape stage is backstamped Cape Town 28 December 1934.  Addressed to L. A. Wyndham, Esq., Houses of Parliament, CAPE TOWN, South Africa.

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Date: 1934, Dec 8
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Australia

Description: Cover carried to South Africa via the first regular Imperial Airways/ QANTAS flight from Australia-Singapore-Cairo, then by IAW Africa South service #199 to Cape Town. This cover signed by Elliot-Wilson, the pilot on the Cairo/ Cape stage is backstamped Cape Town 28 December 1934. Addressed to L. A. Wyndham, Esq., Houses of Parliament, CAPE TOWN, South Africa.
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Lot Number: 19

(Australia) QANTAS, F/F Brisbane to Charleville, b/s 17/4, franked 4 1/2d, canc Brisbane cds. Souvenir cover with facsimile signature of pilot, Capt. PH Moody, on front.

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Date: 1929, Apr 17
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Australia

Description: QANTAS, F/F Brisbane to Charleville, b/s 17/4, franked 4 1/2d, canc Brisbane cds. Souvenir cover with facsimile signature of pilot, Capt. PH Moody, on front.
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Lot Number: 40

(Australia) Scarcer Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney to Singapore, via Cloncurry 6/12 and Longreach 8/12, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, correctly rate 9d (see Wingent p130) stamps include KS 1931 6d air. Forwarded to Liverpool, UK, by surface.

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Date: 1934, Dec 3
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Australia

Description: Scarcer Imperial Airways/Qantas, Sydney to Singapore, via Cloncurry 6/12 and Longreach 8/12, carried on the first regular service, Australia to England, official blue/black/white souvenir "Kangaroo" cover, correctly rate 9d (see Wingent p130) stamps include KS 1931 6d air. Forwarded to Liverpool, UK, by surface.
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Lot Number: 256

(Hong Kong) Qantas Skymaster survey flight, Hong Kong to Sydney, 21/3 arrival ds on front, official company cover with embossed Qantas winged logo on flap, franked Hong Kong 5c canc 19 MR 49 cds, large red/white Qantas Hong Kong-Sydney vignette,signed by the pilot, Capt. EC Sims.

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Date: 1949, Mar 19
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Hong Kong

Description: Qantas Skymaster survey flight, Hong Kong to Sydney, 21/3 arrival ds on front, official company cover with embossed Qantas winged logo on flap, franked Hong Kong 5c canc 19 MR 49 cds, large red/white Qantas Hong Kong-Sydney vignette,signed by the pilot, Capt. EC Sims.
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Lot Number: 203

(GB External) Qantas reopening England-Australia Empire Air Route, London to Sydney, bs 10/4, GB KG VI 6d air letter, red typed overprint, SIGNED by Qantas captains for various stages H.G. MILLS, K.G. JACKSON AND R.O. MANT.  AAMC 1039b.

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Date: 1946, Apr 6
Est. price: £80.00
Category: GB External

Description: Qantas reopening England-Australia Empire Air Route, London to Sydney, bs 10/4, GB KG VI 6d air letter, red typed overprint, SIGNED by Qantas captains for various stages H.G. MILLS, K.G. JACKSON AND R.O. MANT. AAMC 1039b.
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