Detail : Lot 410

Lot No: 410
Date: 1951, Sep 18
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: Solomon Islands HONIARA to KIHILI (NEW GUINEA) carried on the Qantas Empire Airways "Bird of Paradise" plane from Honiara to Rabaul 19/9/51 then flown on First Flight to 6/19/51 on theBuin per the Amphibious Airways "Walrus" Rabal to Buin First Flight on 6th October and shows the initials of the A.D.0.- Postmaster A.K.Jackson. Finally the letter was taken, again as usual at the time, from Kangu Buin to Kihili by the motor vessel "Malakuna" (cachet/hs). Scarce and great routing.

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(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Solomon Islands HONIARA  to KIHILI (NEW GUINEA) carried on the Qantas Empire  Airways "Bird  of Paradise"  plane from Honiara  to Rabaul 19/9/51 then flown on First Flight to 6/19/51 on theBuin per the Amphibious  Airways "Walrus" Rabal to Buin First Flight on 6th October and  shows the  initials of the A.D.0.- Postmaster A.K.Jackson. Finally  the letter was taken, again as usual  at the  time, from Kangu  Buin to Kihili by the  motor vessel "Malakuna" (cachet/hs). Scarce and great routing.
(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Solomon Islands HONIARA  to KIHILI (NEW GUINEA) carried on the Qantas Empire  Airways "Bird  of Paradise"  plane from Honiara  to Rabaul 19/9/51 then flown on First Flight to 6/19/51 on theBuin per the Amphibious  Airways "Walrus" Rabal to Buin First Flight on 6th October and  shows the  initials of the A.D.0.- Postmaster A.K.Jackson. Finally  the letter was taken, again as usual  at the  time, from Kangu  Buin to Kihili by the  motor vessel "Malakuna" (cachet/hs). Scarce and great routing.