Detail : Lot 409

Lot No: 409
Date: 1949, May 24
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: MUNDA TO KIHILI, First flight New Britain Catalina Bouganville Catalina flying boat service, Raboul to Buin, bs 21/6, via Sydney 25/5, Raboul Money Order Office 1/6 (large oval dated handstamp), registered cover with boxed Munda/Brit Solomon Island' reg h/s, franked Silver Wedding 10/- and 2d BSI stamps. The Mundo PO. was closed at this time and the handstamp used at Gizo (as a relief) was been applied. Signed by the pilot Qantas VH-EBC Boeing PB2B-2 Catalina. Scarce route well illustrated by transit handstamps

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(Scarce and Unusual Routings) MUNDA TO KIHILI, First flight New Britain Catalina Bouganville Catalina flying boat service, Raboul to Buin, bs 21/6, via Sydney 25/5, Raboul Money Order Office 1/6 (large oval dated handstamp), registered cover with boxed Munda/Brit Solomon Island' reg h/s, franked Silver Wedding 10/- and 2d BSI stamps. The   Mundo PO.  was closed at this time and the handstamp  used at Gizo  (as a relief) was been applied. Signed by the pilot Qantas VH-EBC Boeing PB2B-2 Catalina. Scarce route well illustrated by transit handstamps
(Scarce and Unusual Routings) MUNDA TO KIHILI, First flight New Britain Catalina Bouganville Catalina flying boat service, Raboul to Buin, bs 21/6, via Sydney 25/5, Raboul Money Order Office 1/6 (large oval dated handstamp), registered cover with boxed Munda/Brit Solomon Island' reg h/s, franked Silver Wedding 10/- and 2d BSI stamps. The   Mundo PO.  was closed at this time and the handstamp  used at Gizo  (as a relief) was been applied. Signed by the pilot Qantas VH-EBC Boeing PB2B-2 Catalina. Scarce route well illustrated by transit handstamps