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1489
1917 Hamilton-Melbourne Basil Watson Postcard with 15 FEB departure cds, franked KGV 1d red tied by double oval 'Aerial Mail Melbourne 27 FEB 1917' pmk. VF. AAMC 12 cat $600+. Only 299 flown. (P)
  A$450
(US$351)
(€297)
(£261)
  A$650
(US$507)
(€429)
(£377)
A$
1490
1917 Casterton-Melbourne Basil Watson Postcard with 15 FEB departure cds, franked KGV 1d red tied by double oval 'Aerial Mail Melbourne 27 FEB 1917' pmk. Superb. AAMC 13 cat $600+. Only 269 flown. (P)
  A$450
(US$351)
(€297)
(£261)
  A$650
(US$507)
(€429)
(£377)
A$
1491
1917 Basil Watson card, prepared for first Mt Gambier-Melbourne flight. F-VF UN, sl surface blemishes but still quite fresh & attractive. AAMC 14A cat $250. Rare. (P)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
1492
1919 Harry Butler pictorial card franked KGV 1½d brown tied by 'Curramulka AU 13 19' pmk, un-numbered & unsigned card with written message dated '10 8 19'. AAMC 21j cat $800. (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$600
(US$468)
(€396)
(£348)
A$
1493
1919-20 England-Australia First Aerial Mail. Photo (135 x190mm) of Keith Smith in uniform, signed 'Keith Smith'. Photo on thick bevel edged card 0n timber backing, under glass, with period timber frame. 255x355mm. Lovely photo (P)
  A$350
(US$273)
(€231)
(£203)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
A$
1494
1920 Ross Smith Great Britain-Australia cover franked the special blue 'First Aerial Post' airmail stamp & KGV 1½d brown, both tied by special oval arrival pmks, with another strike at top. Addressed to 'Mr B de M Prior Sydney', being no. 261 in the AAMC/Frommer list, & only 13 recorded with additional Australian stamp, only several this franking. AAMC 27. Famous Australian airmail of historical significance. (P)
  A$5500
(US$4290)
(€3630)
(£3190)
  A$8000
(US$6240)
(€5280)
(£4640)
A$
1495
1925 Sydney-Melbourne FFC franked KGV 1½d & 3d tied by 'Sydney JL 22 1925' pmk. VF. AAMC 82 cat $300. (P)
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1496
1926 Airmail cover with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, KGV 1½d orange (3) & 3d blue tied by 'Camooweal 17 DE 26' cds. This cover illustrated in Frommer. AAMC 91 cat from $50.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1497
1927 Airmail cover with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, KGV 1½d Lettercard uprated KGV 1d green & 2d brown, toed by 'Camooweal 15 AP 27' cds. AAMC 91 cat from $50.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
A$
1498
1927 Airmail cover with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked Canberra 1½d (3) tied by 'Adelaide 17 MY 27' cds. AAMC 91 cat $50.
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1499
1927 Airmail cover with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked Canberra 1½d (3) tied by 'Camooweal 27 MY 27' cds addressed Hudson Fysh Esq, (founder) QANTAS Ltd, Longreach. AAMC 91 cat $50.
  A$25
(US$20)
(€17)
(£15)
  A$35
(US$27)
(€23)
(£20)
A$
1500
1927 Airmail cover with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked Canberra 1½d (3) tied by 'Camooweal 27 MY 27' cds. AAMC 91 cat $50.
  A$25
(US$20)
(€17)
(£15)
  A$35
(US$27)
(€23)
(£20)
A$
1501
1927 Cloncurry-Normanton FFC with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked KGV 1½d red UR stamp 'dot before Three' blk of 4, tied by 'Cloncurry 30 JE 27' cds. Roughly opened 2 sides. Signed by Postmaster. AAMC 106 cat $175. Only 150 flown.
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1502
1927 Normanton-Cloncurry FFC franked Canberra 1½d (3), tied by 'Normanton 8 JL 27' cds. Signed by postmaster. AAMC 107 cat $175. Only 150 flown.
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
  A$130
(US$101)
(€86)
(£75)
A$
1503
1927 Airmail cover w/o boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked Canberra 1½d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Cloncurry 3 NO 27' cds, with Western Queensland air label. AAMC 91 cat $50. Label cat $150 on cover.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
A$
1504
1927 Airmail cover with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked KGV 1½d red (3) tied by 'Charleville 21 DE 27' cds. AAMC 91 cat $50.
  A$25
(US$20)
(€17)
(£15)
  A$35
(US$27)
(€23)
(£20)
A$
1505
1928 Airmail cover with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, KGV 1½d red (3) 1 variety 'dot before Three', tied by 'Brisbane 2 JUL 1928' pmk. AAMC 91 cat $50.
  A$25
(US$20)
(€17)
(£15)
  A$35
(US$27)
(€23)
(£20)
A$
1506
1929 Charleville- Brisbane FFC with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked Kooka 3d (2), tied by 'Charleville 2 AP 29' cds, with 'Inaugural Flight' label & signed by pilot. Non 'Davis Bros' cover, to USA. AAMC 133a cat $250+. Only 25 flown, likely unique signed & to USA. (P)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1507
1929 Brisbane-Charleville FFC franked Kooka 3d & KGV 1½d, tied by 'Brisbane 16 AP 29' cds & with 'Inaugural Flight' label. Non 'Davis Bros' cover. Bit age stain. AAMC 132a cat $200. Only 50 flown. (P)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
A$
1508
1929 Charleville-Brisbane FFC with boxed 'Forwarded by Air Mail' cachet, franked Canberra 1½d (3), tied by 'Charleville 21 AP 29' cds, with 'Inaugural Flight' label. Signed by Moody the pilot (h/s). 475 flown. AAMC 133 cat $75 plus premium for h/s.
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1509
1929 (May 8) 'First England-Australia Airmail' typed endorsement, franked 4½d for 1½d Imperial surface rate, plus 3d Airmail surcharge to Iraq. Flown Imperial Airways flight IE7, departed Croydon 11th May, arriving Baghdad 15th (Basra 16th), then surface to Australia, Melbourne 7 June arrival b/s, where also are 'BCM AIRFIELD' guarantee h/s (3 types). VF. Rare. (P)
  A$130
(US$101)
(€86)
(£75)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
1510
1929 (May 9) London-Melbourne commercial cover to Swiss Consulate Melbourne, endorsed alongside Airmail label 'till Marseilles & again in Australia', for airmail to France & timed to arrive for Perth-Adelaide inaugural flight. A rare external participant in this important domestic airmail event. VF. (P)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1511
1929 Adelaide-Perth FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Ship Mail Room Melbourne 31 MY 29' cds. AAMC 136 cat $25, the Air label cat $30 or 'from $50' on cover.
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1512
1929 Adelaide-Perth FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1d green, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 1929' pmk & with angel vignette. AAMC 136 cat $25, the 2 air labels cat $30 or 'from $50' on cover.
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1513
1929 Adelaide-Perth FFC franked Airmail 3d, Roo ½d (2), 1d (2), 2½d & KGV 1d & 1½d reds, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 1929' pmk. AAMC 136. Most attractive.
  A$25
(US$20)
(€17)
(£15)
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
A$
1514
1929 Adelaide-Perth FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 1929' pmk. AAMC 136 cat $25.
  A$10
(US$8)
(€7)
(£6)
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
A$
1515
1929 Adelaide-Perth FFC franked Airmail 3d & Roo1d red perf Large OS pr on OHMS cover, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 1929' pmk. AAMC 136 cat $25, the Air label cat $30 on cover. Most attractive.
  A$25
(US$20)
(€17)
(£15)
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
A$
1516
1929 Adelaide-Ceduna intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 29' pmk. Printed WA Syndicate, c/- Messrs Irwin Brothers, Ceduna, SA envelope autographed by pilot N Bradley. These special printed covers are very scarce. AAMC 137a.
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1517
1929 Adelaide-Forrest intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 29' pmk. Printed WA Philatelic Syndicate, c/- Manager Airways Hostel, Forrest, SA, envelope with pilot's autograph. These printed covers are very scarce. AAMC 137a.
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1518
1929 Ceduna-Forrest intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Ceduna 2 JUN 29' pmk. Printed WA Syndicate, c/- Manager Airways Hostel, Forrest, SA, autographed. These special printed covers are very scarce. AAMC 137a.
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1519
1929 Adelaide-Perth FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d green & stamps from 5 diff states. AAMC 136. Most attractive.
  A$25
(US$20)
(€17)
(£15)
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
A$
1520
1929 Ceduna-Forrest intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Ceduna 2 JUN 29' pmk. Printed WA Syndicate, c/- Manager Airways Hostel, Forrest, SA, autographed. These special printed covers are very scarce. AAMC 137a.
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1521
1929 Adelaide-Ceduna intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 1d red, tied by 'Adelaide 2 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Scarce.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1522
1929 Forrest-Adelaide intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange (3), tied by 'Forrest 2 JUN 29' pmk, then to NZ by normal mail. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1523
1929 Perth-Adelaide FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV ½d orange & 1d green, tied by 'Perth 4 JU 1929' pmk. AAMC 137 cat $25, the air label cat $50 on cover.
  A$10
(US$8)
(€7)
(£6)
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
A$
1524
1929 Perth-Adelaide FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1d green, tied by 'Perth 6 JUN 1929' pmk, with angel & other Air label, plus earliest delivery label on rev. AAMC 137 cat $25, the air labels cat $30 x2 & 'from $50' on cover..
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1525
1929 Perth-Adelaide FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV 1d red & 4 states stamps, tied by 'Perth 4 JUN 1929' pmks. AAMC 137 cat $25, the air label cat $30 on cover.
  A$15
(US$12)
(€10)
(£9)
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
A$
1526
1929 Ceduna-Wallaroo intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Ceduna 5 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a cat from $50. Scarce.
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
A$
1527
1929 Kalgoorlie-Adelaide intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 1d engraved, tied by 'Kalgoorlie 5 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1528
1929 Ceduna-Adelaide intermediate FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Ceduna 5 JUN 29' pmk. AAMC 137a. Intermediate covers seldom seen.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1529
1929 Perth-Adelaide FFC franked Airmail 3d & WA Swan 2d grey, tied by 'Perth 6 JUN 1929' pmk. AAMC 137 cat $25.
  A$10
(US$8)
(€7)
(£6)
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
A$
1530
1929 Perth-Adelaide FFC (first through mail) franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Perth 7 JE 1929' cds. Addressed to a 14-year-old Nelson Eustis, with 6 prepared by his father. Minor tones but great addressee. AAMC 139 cat $100.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
A$
1531
1929 GB-Australia Ross Smith 10th Anniv PPC franked KGV 1d & 3d tied by 'Hounslow 12 NO 29' cds. Readdressed back to England with Air 3d green & KGV 1½d red tied by 'Melbourne 12 DE 29' cds. AAMC 145c & 146 would cat $300 as individual covers, 2-way use of commemorative PPC would be rare. (P)
  A$110
(US$86)
(€73)
(£64)
  A$180
(US$140)
(€119)
(£104)
A$
1532
1929 Adelaide-Perth-Karachi-London registered FFC franked Airmail 3d pr, Roo 6d brown & KGV 4½d, tied by 'Reg Adelaide 14 DE 29' cds. UK arrival b/s. AAMC 146 cat $100.
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
A$
1533
1929 Brisbane-Sydney FFC franked Airmail 3d & Swan 1½d tied by 'Brisbane 31 DE 29' pmk. AAMC 149 cat $225. (P)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1534
No Lot.
  A$
(US$0)
(€0)
(£0)
  A$
(US$0)
(€0)
(£0)
A$
1535
1930 Newcastle Waters-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Camooweal 21 FE 30' arrival cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
  A$180
(US$140)
(€119)
(£104)
  A$275
(US$215)
(€182)
(£160)
A$
1536
1930 Cootamundra-Echuca FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, Angel vignette, tied by 'Cootamundra 13 FE 30' cds. AAMC 149c cat $150.
  A$70
(US$55)
(€46)
(£41)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1537
1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, Canberra 1½d & KGV 3d (2) tied by 'Bourke St Melbourne 14 FE 30' cds. AAMC 151 cat $300. Only 50 flown. (P)
  A$130
(US$101)
(€86)
(£75)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
1538
1930 Camooweal-Brunette Downs FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Brisbane 18 FEB 1930' pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
  A$180
(US$140)
(€119)
(£104)
  A$275
(US$215)
(€182)
(£160)
A$
1539
1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Camooweal 19 FE 30' cds. AAMC 151 cat $300. Only 50 flown. (P)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
1540
1930 Daly Waters-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d Plate 1 single & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Daly Waters 20 FE 30' cds. AAMC 152 cat $350. Only 30 flown, (P)
  A$170
(US$133)
(€112)
(£99)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
A$
1541
1930 Brunette Downs-Camooweal FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Camooweal 21 FE 30' arrival cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 152a cat $400. (P)
  A$180
(US$140)
(€119)
(£104)
  A$275
(US$215)
(€182)
(£160)
A$
1542
1930 Adelaide-Melbourne FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red & 3d tied by 'Melbourne 24 MR 30', but not actually flown as not endorsed by pilot. Would be AAMC 153a cat $250.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1543
1930 Brisbane-Townsville FFC franked Airmail 3d & Swan 1½d (3), tied by 'Brisbane 28 MR 30' cds. Unclaimed & returned to Cobar. AAMC 155 cat $150.
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1544
1930 Townsville-Brisbane FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV ½d orange & 2d red (2), tied by 'Townsville 31 MAR 30' cds. AAMC 156 cat $150.
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1545
1930 Townsville-Brisbane-Sydney FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied 'Townsville 31 MR 30'. AAMC 156(var) cat $150
  A$70
(US$55)
(€46)
(£41)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1546
1930 Melbourne-Sydney registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 4d violet, variety white flaw on right frame opposite value tablet (ACSC 111(2)vc cat $80), tied by 'Melbourne 31 MY 30' cds. AAMC 161 cat $100.
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
A$
1547
1930 Melbourne-Sydney Registered FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red & 3d, tied by 'Collins St Melbourne 31 MY 30' cds. AAMC 161 cat $100.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
A$
1548
1930 Sydney-Melbourne Registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, Kooka 3d & KGV 1½d, tied by 'Sydney 1 JE 30' cds. AAMC 162 cat $100.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
A$
1549
1930 Wyndham-Derby FFC franked Airmail 3d & KGV 1½d red, tied by 'Wyndham 15 JUL 30' cds. AAMC 165 cat $100.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
A$
1550
1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters 2-way FFC franked Airmail 3d & Swan, or Canberra 1½d, tied by 'Camooweal 30 JL 30' & 'Daly Waters 7 AU 30' cds. Angel vignette on ea half. AAMC unlisted!
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1551
1930 Brisbane-Sydney Registered FFC franked Airmail 3d, KGV ½d orange & 4d olive, tied by 'Brisbane 31 DE 29' cds, b/s Sydney JA 2, Coffs Harbour JA 3. AAMC 149 cat $225. (P)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$130
(US$101)
(€86)
(£75)
A$
1552
1931 Sydney-Melbourne Kingsford Smith FDI flight cover franked KS 2d & 3d, tied by 'Sydney 19 MR 31' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 181a cat $125.
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1553
1931 Australia-England FFC (centre fold) franked Kingsford Smith 2d pr, Airmail 3d, KGV 4d olive & Kangaroo 1/-, tied by 'Darwin 26 AP 31' cds. AAMC 188 cat $50.
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1554
1931 England-Australia FFC (sl tones) franked KGV 4d & 1/-, tied by 'London APR 3' machine pmk, with enclosed Imperial Airways publicity letter. AAMC 187 cat $50. (P)
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1555
1931 England-Australia FFC franked 1924 Exhib set, 1929 PUC ½d-2½d & KGV 2½d (2) & 3d tied by 'Norwood 3 AP 31' cds. AAMC 187 cat from $50.
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
A$
1556
1931 England-Australia registered FFC franked KGV 2d, 4d & 10d tied by 'Edinburgh 3 AP 31' cds. AAMC 187 cat from $50.
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1557
1931 Melbourne-Hobart registered FFC franked Airmail 3d green & Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d tied by 'Perth 27 APR 31' cds with large Official violet flight cachet on reverse plus Unclaimed & RTS cachets. AAMC 198. Attractive.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1558
1931 Melbourne-Launceston FFC franked KGV ½d orange, Canberra 1½d & Kingsford Smith 3d, tied by '27 AP 31 WA' pmk, with large Official violet flight cachet. AAMC 198a cat $60.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
A$
1559
1931 Hobart-Melbourne-Sydney registered FFC franked Kingsford Smith 2d & 6d tied by 'Hobart 30 APR 31' cds & with large Official violet flight cachet. To NZ with all 4 b/s. AAMC 197(var) cat $50.
  A$25
(US$20)
(€17)
(£15)
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
A$
1560
1931 Melbourne-Hobart registered FFC franked Kingsford Smith 2d & 6d tied by 'Elizabeth St Melbourne 30 AP 31' cds with large Official violet flight cachet. AAMC 198 cat $50.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
A$
1561
1931 Launceston-Melbourne FFC franked Airmail 3d green & Kingsford Smith 2d tied by 'Launceston 1 MY 31' cds, large flight cachet on reverse. AAMC 198a cat $60.
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1562
1931 Melbourne-Launceston FFC registered franked KGV 2d brown & Sturt 3d (2) tied by 'Rialto 2 MY 31' cds, plus Angel vignette, but w/o flight cachet & arrival b/s of 5 May. AAMC 198a cat $60.
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
A$
1563
1931 Hobart-Melbourne FFC franked KGV 1d green & Airmail 3d green (2), tied by 'Hobart 30 AP 31' cds, large flight cachet in black, 'Melbourne 4 MY 31' b/s to USA. AAMC 199 cat $50.
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
A$
1564
1931 Brisbane-Bundaberg FFC franked Kingsford Smith 3d pr, tied by 'Melbourne 4 MAY 31' pmk. Brisbane & Bundaberg b/s. AAMC 202a cat $175.
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
A$
1565
1931 Holland-Australia intermediate registered FFC from Java franked Queen 15c & 35c, plus special air stamp 1G, tied by 'Batavia 5 5 31' cds & flight pmk. To Victoria. AAMC 195 cat $150.
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
A$
1566
1931 Holland-Australia intermediate registered FFC franked Ned Indies Queen 35c & special Air stamp 1G tied by 'Soerabaja 5 31' cds & flight pmk. To Brisbane. Minor soiling. AAMC 195 cat $150.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
A$
1567
1931 Australia-England FFC franked 9 stamps (7 diff), tied by 'Canberra City 14 MY 31' cds. AAMC 203 cat $80. Attractive.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1568
1931 Australia-England FFC franked 7 diff stamps, tied by 'Melbourne 15 MY 31' cds. AAMC 203 cat $80.
  A$35
(US$27)
(€23)
(£20)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
A$
1569
1931 Australia-England intermediate registered FFC to Singapore franked Airmail 3d green, Kingsford Smith 3d pr & 6d, tied by 'Darwin 18 MY 31' cds. To Flores Neth Indies with b/s of Singapore, Makasser, Roeteng & weak Larantocka? arrival. AAMC 203a(var) cat $250. Scarce.
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
1570
1931 Australia-England intermediate FFC to Calcutta (centre fold) franked KGV 2d red & airmail 3d green booklet stamps with dot in upper margin (5, inc pane of 4, no selvedge, flts) tied by 'Inglewood 14 MY 31' cds. To Ceylon with Calcutta & Colombo b/s. AAMC 203c(var) cat $200++
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1571
1931 Australia-Java FFC franked Roo 2/- maroon & Kingsford Smith 3d, tied by 'Sydney 22 MY 31' cds with flight cachet & Batavia diamond b/s. To Klaten with arrival b/s. AAMC 204 cat $75.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1572
1931 Australia-Java FFC franked 7 stamps, tied by 'Melbourne 21 MY 31' cds with flight cachet, reverse with Batavia diamond pmk & pictorial 'Verzend per Luftpost' roller pmk. AAMC 204.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
A$
1573
1931 Australia-Java FFC franked Kingsford Smith 2 sets plus extra 2d & 3d, tied by 'Sydney 23 MY 31' cds with flight cachet, & 2 Batavia arrival b/s. AAMC 204.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
A$
1574
1931 Cloncurry-Longreach special flight cover franked Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d tied by 'Cloncurry 22 MY 31' cds. AAMC unlisted! Ex Frommer valued by him at $250.
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
1575
1931 Australia-England FFC by KLM registered, franked 8 diff stamps inc SA 4d, tied by 'Clare SA 19 MY 31' cds, with violet Special Airmail Flight Batavia NEI cachet on reverse with Adelaide, Sydney, Perth & Beaconsfield cds. AAMC 206 cat from $150.
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
A$
1576
1931 Australia-England FFC by KLM registered, franked 7 stamps, tied by 'Wyndham 25 MY 31' cds with special violet NEI Batavia flight cachet on reverse with Beaconsfield arrival cds. AAMC 206 cat from $150.
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
A$
1577
1931 Australia-England registered intermediate FFC Hobart to Sydney franked Airmail 3d green & 6d brown, tied by 'Hobart 17 NOV 31' cds, Sydney arrival b/s. AAMC 222c cat from $125.
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
A$
1578
1931 Australia-England special cover (creased) franked Air 6d violet & brown, KGV 2d red, tied by 'Melbourne 13 NO 31' cds, with flight cachet. Signed by pilot Kingsford Smith. AAMC 222.
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
1579
1931 Australia-England Australia FFC special cover franked Airmail 6d violet & brown, KGV 2d red, tied by 'Adelaide 18 NO 31' cds, with flight cachet. Also franked GB KGV 4d & 1/- for return to Australia tied by 'London 17 DE 31' cds, with 'Birdwood Sth Aust arrival b/s. AAMC 222/245 cat $165 as 2 covers. Scarce 2-way cover & unlisted as such.
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
  A$130
(US$101)
(€86)
(£75)
A$
1580
1931 Australia-England registered special FFC franked Air 6d brown, same opt OS & KGV 5d brown, tied by 'Sydney 19 NOV 31' cds, with flight cachet. Very early usage of 6d OS (issued Nov 17). AAMC 222. The 6d OS ACSC cat $250 on cover.
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1581
1931 Australia-England-Greece special cover franked Airmail 6d brown pr, KGV 1d green & 2d red, tied by 'Sydney 19 NO 31' cds, with flight cachet. To Greece but taken to London with 'Jusqua' h/s, then by surface mail to Greece, with Airmail imprint barred out & Athens b/s. AAMC 222b cat $75++.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
A$
1582
1931 Sydney-Brisbane FFC by New England Airways franked Sturt 3d & KGV 2d on 1½d, tied by 'Sydney 23 NO 31' cds. AAMC 224 cat $100. Only 98 flown.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
A$
1583
1931 Brisbane-Sydney FFC franked Air 6d brown opt OS tied by 'Brisbane 27 NOV 1931' pmk, early usage (FDI Nov 17). To New Zealand. Minor aging in places. AAMC 225(var) cat $100. ACSC cat $275 on cover. Only 87 flown, apparently the only one recorded to NZ.
  A$75
(US$59)
(€50)
(£44)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1584
1931 Daly Waters-Birdum registered FFC franked Air 6d brown & KGV 2d on 1½d, tied by 'Darwin NT 1 DE 31' cds. To Sydney with b/s of Charleville (6 Dec), Toowoomba (7 Dec) & Sydney. TOO LATE h/s in black applied in Toowoomba due to floods. AAMC 228 cat $850. Rarity as only 20 flown. (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$600
(US$468)
(€396)
(£348)
A$
1585
1931 Christmas FFC franked GB KGV 1/- & 4d, tied by 'London Air Mail 18 DE 31' cds, with Melbourne arrival b/s. VF. AAMC 245 cat $125.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
A$
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