Detail: Lot 474

Lot No: 474
Date: 1940, Apr 30
Est. price: £18.00
Category: World War II

Description: Wartime airmail, first regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Wellington 3/5, carried in flying boat "Aotearoa", blue/grey TEAL souvenir company cover, rated 8d for air to NZ. When Italy entered the war in June 1949 this service became the first leg of the 'all air' Pacific Clipper Service to GB via Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and Lisbon. A nice historical item.

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(World War II) Wartime airmail, first regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Wellington 3/5, carried in flying boat "Aotearoa", blue/grey TEAL souvenir company cover, rated 8d for air to NZ. When Italy entered the war in June 1949 this service became the first leg of the 'all air' Pacific Clipper Service to GB via Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and Lisbon. A nice historical item.
(World War II) Wartime airmail, first regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Wellington 3/5, carried in flying boat "Aotearoa", blue/grey TEAL souvenir company cover, rated 8d for air to NZ. When Italy entered the war in June 1949 this service became the first leg of the 'all air' Pacific Clipper Service to GB via Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and Lisbon. A nice historical item.