Mid - Late February 2022
21st CENTURY AUCTIONS
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AUSTRALIA First Flight Covers
AFC141) Australia 1930 AN INWARDS ZEPPELIN-FLOWN COVER: 31 May 1930 (Sieger 64F) Pan-American Flight cover with 2 x 65c Zeppelins tied by PHILADELPHIA duplex dispatch datestamps; the cover with red and violet flight cachets, Friedrichshafen and CAULFIELD (arrival) backstamps. Unpriced in the Sieger catalogue. For comparison, 8th South American Flight covers to Australia (S.311) are valued at Eu.2000; 7th North American Flight covers to Australia (S.430) are valued at EU.9500. A 1936 Cover to Australia bearing lesser stamps sold at Phoenix Auctions lot. 945 in sale 21 of 7 June 2013 at $4600 plus the buyers’ premium = $5359. Price $5500
AFC30) Australia 1931 Purple H/Stamp cacheted airmail cover, Hobart TAS - Edinburgh Scotland. Bears 2d Red KGV and 3d Green Airmail Type A cancelled by CDS of Hobart 30APR1931 on face. Handwritten cover listed as AAMC 195. Price: $112.50
AFC320) Australia 1940 First flight by TEAL of regular airmail between Australia & New Zealand by flying boat AAMC 899. Price: $75
AFC333) Australia 1940, First Flight by Teal of regular airmail between Australia & New Zealand by flying boat Aotearoa ZK-AMA, AAMC 899, Price $75
AFC63) Australia 7 December 1951 Round Australia Flight from Canberra to Glandore, South Australia, with purple cachet, franked with 2/- Crocodile, backstamped at all eight stops. AAMC1286, roughly opened on two sides, price $25
AFC61) Australia 1 September 1952 First Direct Service from Australia to South Africa, boomerang cover from Mitcham, South Australia. Franked with a plethora of current definitives (11 in total). AAMC doesn’t provide a number for boomerang covers, price $35
AFC89) Australia 1934 Purple H/Stamp cacheted airmail cover, Australia - New Zealand. Bears 4d Olive KGV, 3d Green Airmail Type A BOOKLET STAMP cancelled by slogan "Airmail saves time" Sydney NSW 5AP34 and on face. With Auckland NZ 12AP34 on reverse. Hand addressed cover listed as AAMC 369. Somewhat aged. Price: $135
AFC86) Australia 1934 Purple H/Stamp cachet Australia & New Zealand airmail Boomerang cover for First Official Airmail Australia - New Zealand. Bears 1d Green KGV, 6d Brown Airmail, 4d Purple Airmail and 3d Chocolate Airmail cancelled by CDS of Kaitaia 14AP34 and Melbourne 6AP34 on face with Auckland NZ 12AP34 and Sydney Airmail 14APR1934 on reverse. Hand addressed cover listed as AAMC 370. Trans - Tasman cachet misdated 1984! Price: $45
AFC112) Australia 2 May 1940 Opening of regular airmail service between Australia and New Zealand, registered cover from Sydney to Nelson, NZ. Franked with 5d Ram, 1½d KGVI, 1d Queen (Die I) and ½d Orange roo. AAMC900, price $75
AFC120) Australia 2 May 1940 Opening of regular airmail service between Australia and New Zealand, registered cover from Sydney to Nelson, NZ. Franked with 6d Air Mail and 2d Red KGVI (Die II). AAMC900, price $75
AFC119) Australia 10 April 1934 First Official Airmail Australia-New Zealand, cover from Adelaide to Timaru. Franked with 6dAir Mail and 1d Green KGV. AAMC369, price $50
AFC138) Australia 17 February 1934 First Official Mail New Zealand – Australia, boomerang cover from Christchurch, franked with 7d Orange Air Mail and a pair of 1d Green KGV heads for the return to NZ. AAMC doesn’t provide a number for boomerang cover, price $75
AFC311) Australia 1967 replica card 50th anniversary of the 1917 Mt Gambier-Melbourne air mail commemoration re enactment flight, signed by pilot and PR AAMC 1594. Price: $30
TS543) Great Britain 7 January 1932 “Christmas” Mail flight to Australia (delayed), cover from Kent to Burnie, franked with GB 1/- Bistre and 4d Grey-Green KGV’s. AAMC245, price $100
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Phone: 0425 795 693
Post: PO BOX 1290, Upwey, Victoria, Australia, 3158
Mid - Late February 2022
Orders up to $100 are strictly net. $101 - $250 deduct 10%, $251 - $500 deduct 15%, $501 - $1000 deduct 20%
Orders over $1000 deduct 25%
Orders over $2500 deduct 30%
All discounts can be applied to items from previous lists in order to achieve a higher discount level.
No discounts apply to items purchased on Layby terms.
Layby welcome for orders above $500. Scans or colour photocopies of individual stamps, covers or sets are available on request.
Many smaller items, including a lot that are not on this list may be found in our eBay listings. Our store name is 21st-century-auctions
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All of our items carry our 14 day satisfaction guarantee, EXCEPTING Collections, packets and mixtures, these may not be returned for any reason unless grossly mis-described.