Detail: Lot 95

Lot No: 95
Date: 1940, Apr 30
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Australia

Description: Wartime airmail, first regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Christcurch 3/5, carried "per flying boats "Aotearoa" and "Awarua", blue/grey TEAL souvenir cover, correctly franked 5d for air to NZ, canc Adelaide cds. When Italy entered the war in June 1940 this service became the first leg of the 'all air' Pacific Clipper Service to GB via Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and Lisbon. Image.

Bid:
(Australia) Wartime airmail, first regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Christcurch 3/5, carried "per flying boats "Aotearoa" and "Awarua", blue/grey TEAL souvenir cover,  correctly franked 5d for air to NZ, canc Adelaide cds. When Italy entered the war in June 1940 this service became the first leg of the 'all air' Pacific Clipper Service to GB via Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and Lisbon. Image.
(Australia) Wartime airmail, first regular Sydney-Auckland airmail, bs Christcurch 3/5, carried "per flying boats "Aotearoa" and "Awarua", blue/grey TEAL souvenir cover,  correctly franked 5d for air to NZ, canc Adelaide cds. When Italy entered the war in June 1940 this service became the first leg of the 'all air' Pacific Clipper Service to GB via Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and Lisbon. Image.