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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - FIRST FLIGHT & AIRMAIL (6)
Lot
Description
Status
1885
1937 Melbourne-Launceston FFC first day of carriage w/o Airmail Surcharge, 'Melbourne 19 OC 37' cds. AAMC 773a.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1886
1937 Melbourne-Hobart FFC first day of carriage w/o Airmail Surcharge. 'Melbourne 19 OC 37' cds. AAMC 772.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1887
1937 Hobart-Currie FFC first day of carriage w/o Airmail Surcharge. 'Melbourne 19 OC 37' cds. AAMC 773a.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1888
1937 Hobart-Whitemark FFC first day of carriage w/o Airmail Surcharge. 'Hobart 19 OC 37' cds. AAMC 773a cat $30.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
1889
1937 Melbourne-Currie FFC first day of carriage w/o Airmail Surcharge. 'Melbourne 19 OC 37' cds. AAMC 773a.
 SOLD at A$40
1890
1937 Melbourne-Flinders Is FFC first day of carriage w/o Airmail Surcharge. 'Melbourne 19 OC 37' cds. AAMC 773a.
 SOLD at A$40
1891
1937 Mildura-Melbourne intermediate FFC franked KGVI 2d & Airmail 3d tied by 'Mildura' cds, with 'Melbourne 10 DEC 37' arrival cds, plus boxed 'Unclaimed at Melbourne' & 'RTS' finger. AAMC 774b. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1892
1937 'Cygnus' crash cover (stamps gone), Australia-England with 1-line boxed 'Damaged by Sea Water' h/s. Crashed at Brindisi. AAMC 782a cat from $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1893
1937 'Cygnus' crash cover (stamps gone), Australia-England, 4-line boxed 'Damaged by Sea Water in Airplane Accident' h/s. Crashed at Brindisi. AAMC 782a cat from $150. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1894
1938 Mascot record attempt cover to altitude of 19,100 feet franked KGVI 2d tied by 'Sydney 16 FEB 38' pmk. Signed by pilot. John Kingsford Smith. AAMC 788. Only 20 flown!
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1895
1938 Adelaide-Oodnadatta FFC with 'Adelaide 26 FE 38' cds. AAMC 789/90 related.
 SOLD at A$50
1896
1938 Sydney-Moree-Tamworth FFC franked NSW Sesqui 2d tied by 'Sydney 13 MAR 1938' pmk. AAMC 798b. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1897
1938 Moree-Tamworth FFC with 'Moree 23 MY 38' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 806a.
 SOLD at A$90
1898
1938 Tamworth-Sydney FFC with 'Tamworth 23 MY 38' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 806a.
 SOLD at A$90
1899
1938 Sydney-Tamworth FFC with 'Sydney 21 MY 38' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 806a.
 SOLD at A$80
1900
1938 Tamworth-Moree FFC with 'Tamworth 23 MY 38' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 806a.
 SOLD at A$90
1901
1938 Sydney-Moree FFC with 'Sydney 23 MY 38' cds. AAMC 805.
 SOLD at A$50
1902
1938 Moree-Sydney FFC with 'Moree 23 MY 38' cds. AAMC 806.
 SOLD at A$50
1903
1938 Australia-New Guinea & return FFC with 'Brisbane 28 MY 38' & 'Rabaul 3 JUN 38' return cds. AAMC 812 cat $50.
 SOLD at A$40
1904
1938 Australia-Papua FFC with 'Rose Bay 28 MY 38' cds, b/s Port Moresby 31.5.38. Scarce 'Par Avion', 'By Air Mail' printed cover. AAMC 809
 AVAILABLE at A$30
1905
1938 Australia-New Guinea & return FFC with 'Sydney 28 MY 38' & 'Rabaul 3 JE 38' cds cancelling 9d undated B of P opt OS. AAMC 812 cat $50.
 SOLD at A$50
1906
1938 Australia-Papua & return FFC with 'Brisbane 23 MY 38' & 'Port Moresby 4 JE 38' cds. AAMC 812 cat $50.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
1907
1938 Cooktown-Rabaul intermediate FFC with 'Cooktown 31 MY 38' cds. AAMC 812a.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1908
1938 Australia-New Guinea intermediate FFC Sydney-Brisbane & return with 'Mascot Aerodrome 28 MY 38' & 'Sydney 30 MY 38' return cds. Signed by pilot. Carpenter Airways Ltd Aust-NG-Aust printed cover. AAMC 812a.
 SOLD at A$50
1909
1938 Australia-Papua intermediate FFC Brisbane-Port Moresby with 'Brisbane 30 MY 38' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 812a cat $40.
 SOLD at A$30
1910
1938 Rockhampton-Salamaua intermediate FFC with 'Rockhampton 30 MY 38' cds. AAMC 812a.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1911
1938 Cooktown-Salamaua intermediate FFC with 'Cooktown 31 MY 38' cds. AAMC 812a.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1912
1938 Townsville-Rabaul intermediate FFC with 'Townsville 30 MY 38' cds. AAMC 812a.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1913
1938 Australia-New Guinea & return FFC with 'Brisbane 30 MY 38' & 'Post Office Salamaua 4 JU 38' cds. AAMC 812 cat $50.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
1914
1938 Perth-Youanmi FFC with 'Perth 31 MY 38' cds. AAMC 812b.
 SOLD at A$50
1915
1938 Youanmi-Perth FFC with 'Youanmi 2 JE 38' cds. AAMC 812c.
 SOLD at A$50
1916
1938 New Guinea-Australia FFC with 'Rabaul 3 JE 38' cds. AAMC 810 cat $40.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
1917
1938 Rutland Plains-Koolatah FFC with 'Normanton 8 JE 38' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 817.
 SOLD at A$50
1918
1938 England-Australia registered Flying Boat FFC franked 3 diff Kings (5) tied by 'High St Oxford 25 JU 38' cds. To Adelaide with arrival b/s. AAMC 813a cat $250. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1919
1938 Netherlands-Australia & return FFC franked 4 stamps inc Airmail 30c tied by 'Amsterdam 24 VI 1938' cds, with printed & h/s cachets. Reverse franked KGVI 3d for return by surface mail. AAM 815a cat $125.
 SOLD at A$60
1920
1938 Soerabaja-Cloncurry intermediate FFC franked Neth Indies Airmail 30c & with flight cachet, Cloncurry b/s. Light quarter-folds. AAMC 815(var) cat $125+++. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1921
1938 Batavia-Sydney intermediate FFC franked Neth Indies Airmail 30c tied by 'Batavia 2 7 38' cds, with flight cachet & signed by pilot. Light centre fold. AAMC 815 cat $125+.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1922
1938 Normanton-Rutland Plains FFC with 'Normanton 8 JL 38' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 817.
 SOLD at A$50
1923
1938 Normanton-Koolatah FFC with 'Normanton 8 JL 38' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 817.
 SOLD at A$50
1924
1938 Normanton-Dunbar FFC with 'Normanton 8 JL 38' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 817.
 SOLD at A$50
1925
1938 Normanton-Inkerman FFC with 'Normanton 8 JL 38' cds. AAMC 817.
 SOLD at A$50
1926
1938 Koolatah-Normanton FFC with 'Normanton 8 JL 38' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 817.
 SOLD at A$50
1927
1938 HMAS Albatross commem cover for 'Australia's 1st Seaplane Carrier' with 'Sydney 11 JY 38' cds.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1928
1938 Newcastle Waters - Wyndham FFC franked Queen 1d & Koala 4d tied 'Newcastle Waters 6 AU 38' cds. AAMC unlisted! Very scarce
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1929
1938 Newcastle Waters - Charleville FFC franked Queen 1d & Koala 4d tied by 'Newcastle Waters 7 AU 38' cds. AAMC unlisted! Very scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1930
1938 Australia - Ceylon intermediate FFC franked KGVI 3d blue & Koala 4d tied by 'Killara 8 AU 38' cds. AAMC 826a.
 SOLD at A$110
1931
1938 Sydney to Groot Eylandt intermediate FFC franked KGV 5d tied by 'Sydney 9 AU 38' CDS. AAMC 826a. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1932
1938 Gladstone-Brisbane FFC franked Queen 1d & Koala 4d tied by 'Gladstone 12 SE 38' cds. Only sm mails carried. AAMC 828.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1933
1938 Calpurnia Crash cover GB-NZ, stamp floated off with 'South Kensington 22 Nov 1938' pmk & 2-line cachet 'Received In Damaged Condition Ex Flying Boat Calpurnia'. New Plymouth & Hauturu transit & arrival cds. AAMC 834.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1934
1938 Calpurnia crash cover GB-NZ franked KGVI 1½d tied by 'London 23 NOV 1938' pmk & 2-line cachet 'Received In Damaged Condition Ex Flying Boat Calpurnia'. AAMC 834.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1935
1938 Calpurnia Crash cover GB-NZ, stamp floated off, 'Hounslow 23 Nov 38' pmk & 2-line cachet 'Received In Damaged Condition Ex Flying Boat Calpurnia'. Tax h/s incorrectly applied at LL. AAMC 834.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1936
1939 Adelaide-Port Lincoln FFC franked Merino 5d tied by 'Adelaide 26 AP 39' cds. AAMC 855.Only 17 flown.
 SOLD at A$80
1937
1939 'Centurion' crash cover (stamps gone), Melbourne-Scotland with 'Salvaged Mail ex Centuria' h/s missing 'M' & 'I' of Mail plus 'Centurion' mis-spelt. Crashed on river landing in Calcutta. AAMC 868 cat from $125. (P)
 SOLD at A$140
1938
1939 'Centurion' crash cover (stamps gone), Melbourne-London with 'Salvaged Mail ex Centurion' 2-line red cachet. Crashed on river landing in Calcutta. AAMC 868 cat from $125. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1939
1939 Alice Springs-Wyndham FFC Registered franked Queen 1d & Koala 4d tied by 'Alice Springs 7 AU 39' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 875b. Only 70 flown. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$60
1940
1939 Alice Springs-Wyndham FFC franked Ram 5d tied by 'Alice Springs 7 AU 39' cds. Signed by pilot. Only 70 flown. AAMC 875b. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$60
1941
1939 Sydney-Coonamble FFC franked Merino 5d tied by 'Sydney 23 DE 39' cds. Only 130 flown. AAMC 887a.
 SOLD at A$60
1942
1939 (May) USA-USA via Australia-Hollandia-Cocos Island-Seychelles, printed cover franked USA 2c, Australia 5d, Cocos (b/s), Neth Indies 10c & Seychelles 6c (uncancelled) carried on Guba II flight, signed by Richard Archbold. AAMC 867 cat $1500. Very rare with only tiny number flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1943
1939 (21 Dec) Mornington Is Parachute Mail cover franked KGVI 2d red, tied by 'GPO Sydney 21 DEC 39' cds with 2 diff h/s cachets, signed by pilot & with receiver's m/s endorsed 'received by Parachute 23/12/39 J Dougherty'. Superb condition. AAMC 887 cat $175. Scarce with only 70 dropped. (P)
 SOLD at A$60
1944
1940 Bali Crash Cover with 'Soerabaja 19 1 40 35c' franking machine imprint with 2-line cachet 'Recovered From Lost Flying Boat'. To Sydney with arrival b/s. AAMC 888 cat $350. (P)
 SOLD at A$180
1945
1940 NZ-Australia Pictorial FFC franked Centennial 5d tied by 'Auckland 27 APR 1940' pmk & with flight cachet. AAMC 899 cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1946
1940 NZ-Australia 'Awarua' FFC franked Merino 5d tied by 'Sydney 1 MAY 1940' pmk. Signed by pilot. AAMC 900ab cat $200.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1947
1940 Australia-NZ FFC franked Koala 4d & NSW OS opt 1d tied by 'Sydney 1 MY 40' cds. AAMC 900 cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1948
1940 NZ-Australia 'Awarua' FFC franked Centennial 2½d (2) tied by 'Gisborne 2 MY 40' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 900aa cat $200.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1949
1940 Australia-USA Registered FFC franked AIF set & Hermes 1/6 (2) tied by 'Melbourne 16 JY 40' cds. AAMC 905 cat $100.
 SOLD at A$60
1950
1940 Sydney-Bega FFC franked Merino 5d tied by 'Sydney 11 NO 40' cds. AAMC 911d cat $90. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1951
1940 Sydney-Bega FFC franked Merino 5d tied by 'Sydney 11 NO 40' cds. Signed by pilot. AAMC 911c cat $90. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1952
1941 Australia-Timor FFC franked Platypus 9d tied by 'Sydney 16 JA 41' cds with censor h/s, arrival b/s & signed by pilot. Only 54 flown. AAMC 912 cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1953
1941 Sydney-Timor FFC Registered franked KGVI 3d Die III & NSW QV 9d Surch perf OS NSW, tied by 'Sydney 16 JA 41' cds with Censor cachet & Dili Timor arrival b/s. VF. AAMC 912 cat $400. Only 54 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
1954
1941 Long cover (centre folds) from USA franked 1½c pr tied by 'New York Church St Annex MAY 20 1941' duplex pmk, with 'Surcharge Customs' clock h/s & 'Customs Duty To Pay 3d' red h/s. Postage Dues 1d & 2d affixed & m/s cancelled to pay Duty. SG D113-14. ACSC D123-4. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1955
1941 Melbourne-Cairns & return FFC for Australian built Bristol Beaufort bomber franked KGVI 2d tied by 'Melbourne 25 AUG 1941' pmk. Signed by pilot. Only 12 flown. Signed by pilot. AAMC 920a cat $125.
 SOLD at A$100
1956
1941 Brisbane-Melbourne night flight FFC with 'Brisbane 29 SE 40' cds. Signed by pilot. Only 15 covers flown. AAMC 923a.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1957
1941 Melbourne-Brisbane night flight FFC with 'Melbourne 29 SE 40' cds. Signed by pilots. Only 15 covers flown. AAMC 923b.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1958
1941 Sydney-Melbourne night flight FFC with 'Sydney 29 SE 40' cds. Signed by pilot. Only 15 covers flown. AAMC 923.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1959
1942 Sydney-Adelaide FFC franked KGVI 2d & 3½d Surch tied by 'Sydney 29 JE 42' cds. AAMC 946a.
 SOLD at A$50
1960
1942 Mildura-Adelaide intermediate FFC franked Kangaroo ½d, KGVI 1½d green & 3½d Surch tied by 'Mildura 29 JE 42' cds. AAMC 946c.
 SOLD at A$60
1961
1942 (23 Dec) Mornington Is Parachute Mail franked KGVI 2½d red tied by 'GPO Sydney 23 DE 42' cds with red vignette, h/s cachet & signed by pilot. AAMC 950, cat $150. (P)
 SOLD at A$60
1962
1943 Broken Hill-Sydney return FFC addressed Hudson Fysh franked Emu 5½d tied by 'Broken Hill' cds (mail from this flight was sent by rail). AAMC 964var.
 AVAILABLE at A$25
1963
1943 & 1946 Mornington Is Parachute Mail covers franked 2½d, both with vignette. VF AAMC 970 & 1089 cat $300. (2).
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1964
1944 Ceylon-Australia FFC 1st Liberator Service franked Ceylon 6c tied by 'Colombo 19 JU 44' cds & Australia KGVI 2d tied by 'Perth 22 JUN 1944' pmk with censor tape & signed by pilot. AAMC 975a.
 SOLD at A$75
1965
1945 Sydney-Lae FFC franked Gloucester 5½d tied by 'No 1 Aust Base PO 2 AP 45' cds with special vignette & arrival cds. VF. AAMC 1002 cat $275. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1966
1945 Australia-Ceylon FFC franked Hermes 1/6 tied by 'Sydney 29 NO 45' cds, with Colombo arrival cds & signed by pilots. AAMC 1016 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1967
1945 Ceylon-Australia FFC franked Pictorial 1R tied by 'Colombo 2 DE 45' cds. Signed by pilots. AAMC 1017 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1968
1946 England-Australia FFC use of GB Airletter 6d with typed opt 'London 6 APR 1946' pmk. Signed by pilots. AAMC 1039b cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1969
1946 England-Australia FFC use of GB Airletter 6d with typed opt 'London 7 APR 1946' pmk. Signed by pilots. AAMC 1039b cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1970
1946 Sydney-Coffs Harbour intermediate FFC registered franked Peace 3½d & 5½d tied by 'Sydney 26 AU 46' cds. Total mail 24 covers. AAMC 1055a. Very scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1971
1946 Coffs Harbour-Sydney intermediate FFC registered franked Peace 3½d & 5½d tied by 'Coffs Harbour 26 AU 46' cds. Total mail 24 covers. AAMC 1055a. Very scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1972
1946 Sydney-Evans Head FFC Registered franked Peace 3½d & 5½d tied by 'Sydney 26 AU 46' cds. Total mail 24 covers. AAMC 1054. Very scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1973
1947 Sydney-Mornington Is Parachute Mail cover franked KGVI 2½d tied by 'Sydney 19 DE 47' cds with special vignette. Signed by pilot. VF. AAMC 1132 cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1974
1948 Mornington Is Parachute mail franked Scout Jamboree 2½d, tied by 'Sydney 24 DE 48' cds, with special vignette & signed by pilot, plus reverse arrival endorsement. AAMC 1199 cat $150. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
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