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First Flight Covers

PNG367) New Guinea 1932-34 Undated birds overprinted ‘Airmail’ 3½d Aniline carmine with ‘Post Office/16AP36/WAU’ cds also with Australian 2d Cable with ‘HAY/3AP36/N.S.W.’ cds on Flight cover addressed to Hay which appears to have been carried on the Adelaide to Wau via Hay (NSW) flight by N. Brearley and E.J.Stephens, AAMC P98, with typed ‘PER FAVOUR OF/MAJOR BREARLEY/HAY – WAU’. The Wau arrival stamps on front and back are dated ‘16AP36’ whereas the AAMC indicates the covers carried on this flight were cancelled on arrival in Wau on the 17th of April 36, interesting and unusual cover, Cat $450 for the Adelaide – Wau flight, however this appears to be a Hay – Wau – Hay Boomerang cover which is unlisted in the AAMC, Price $499

PNG389) New Guinea 1932-34 Undated birds overprinted ‘Airmail’ 1/- Pale blue-green SG 199 on 1936 Flight cover with typed ‘Per ‘Lockheed’ plane/Wau-Brisbane Flight/23..11..1936’ with Wau 23 November cds and ‘AIR MAIL/9-A26NO36/SYDNEY N.S.W’ AAMC P108a, some minor faults due to careless opening, Cat $425, Price $349

AFC269) Australia 1934 (April 10-14) First Flight cover New Zealand – Australia AAMC 370 with NZ 1931 Airs 3d & 4d, circular violet cachet, Price $59

AFC258) Australia 1938 First Flight 'Boomerang' cover Australia-New Guinea-Australia AAMC 812 with Aust 3d Airmail, KGVI 2d die I & New Guinea Undated Airmail birds 5d, on long Airmail cover signed by R.O. Mant (pilot), some vertical folds, Price $69

AFC256) Australia 1938 First Flight 'Boomerang' cover Australia-Papua-Australia AAMC 812 with Aust 3d Airmail, KGVI 2d die I & Papua 1932 Pictorials 5d, on long Airmail cover signed by R.O. Mant (pilot), some folds, Price $69

AFC65) TEAL 2 May 1940 First regular airmail flight between Australia and New Zealand, from Paterson NSW to Christchurch (AAMC900). Plain cover franked with 5d Ram. CV $100, price $65

AFC114) As above, attractive cover from Norwood, South Australia to Dannevirke. Censored cacheted cover, franked with 1d Queen Die II and 4d Koala. CV $100, price $79

AFC115) First official airmail cover Australia – New Zealand 10 April 1934 from Sydney to Wellington (AAMC369) franked with a pair of 3d Airmail and 1d Green KGV. Has both horizontal and vertical ironed creases, affecting the left 3d. CV $60, price $35

AFC116) As above, similar franking again to Timaru. CV $60, price $49

AFC118) Southern Cross Trans-Tasman Airmail 29 March 1934 from Newton NZ to Sydney (AAMC367). Franked with 7d brown-orange airmail, the cover has a frontal stain. CV $50, price $35

AFC121) First official airmail cover Australia – New Zealand 10 April 1934 from Sydney to Timaru (AAMC369) franked with a pair of 3d Airmail and 1d Green KGV. CV $60, price $49

AFC123) As above, similar franking to Timaru, somewhat stained. CV $60, price $35

AFC122) First official Trans-Tasman Airmail NZ-Australia 17 February 1934 (AAMC360), franked with 7d Blue overprinted airmail, addressed to Orlo-Smith, Melbourne. CV $75, price $59

AFC130) Trans-Tasman flight 10 April 1934, “boomerang” uprated uncacheted 2d pre-printed KGV cover (AAMC371), franked with 3d Airmail and 4d Olive KGV, with 7d Brown-orange NZ airmail for return flight. Some staining. CV $50, price $39

AFC132) Trans-Tasman flight 10 April 1934 from Sydney to Christchurch (AAMC369), franked with 6d Sepia and 1d KGV. CV $60, price $45

AFC133) Southern Cross Trans-Tasman Airmail 29 March 1934 from Kaitaia NZ to Sydney (AAMC367). Franked with 7d brown-orange airmail. CV $50, price $42

AFC57) Qantas first Round the World Service 14 January 1958 (AAMC1386), Sydney to Sydney, franked with 2 x 2/- Qantas. CV $15, price $12

AFC55) TEAL 30th Anniversary of first Trans-Tasman flight “boomerang” WCS cachet cover (AAMC1395a), franked with 2 x 8d Anniversary. CV $20, price $16

AFC64) Round Australia Commonwealth Jubilee commemoration 7 December 1951 (AAMC1286), with a very attractive hand-drawn cachet of an aircraft over Australia enclosed in a compass in red, blue and yellow. Unusual, priced at $35

AFC111) Trans-Tasman flight 14 April 1934, Timaru to Sandringham, Melbourne (AAMC370), franked with 7d Brown-orange NZ airmail. CV $60, price $49

AFC113) TEAL first flight regular airmail between Australia and New Zealand 30 April 1940 (AAMC899) illustrated cover from Auckland to Sydney, franked with NZ 5d Centennial. CV $100, price $79

AFC125) As above, NZ 1d KGVI pre-printed cover (not illustrated) from Gore to Ascot, Queensland, uprated with 1d and 5d Centennials. CV $100, price $79

AFC127) As above, illustrated cover from Wellington to Cremorne, NSW, franked with a pair of NZ 2½d Centennials. CV $100, price $79

AFC128) As above, cacheted cover from Rozelle, NSW to Hawkes Bay (AAMC900), franked with 2d Red KGVI and 3d Blue KGVI. CV $100, price $79

AFC129) As above, cacheted cover from Wellington to East Malvern, Victoria (AAMC899), franked with ½d, 1d, 1½d and 2d Centennials. CV $100, price $79

AFC81) First Official Airmail Australia – New Guinea and Papua 24 July 1934, intermediate cover from Melbourne to Townsville, no cachet (AAMC395a). Franked with 2d Red and 2 x 3d Blue Victoria Centenary. CV “from” $50, price $42

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Postage & Insurance free within Australia for orders above $500

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.

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Post:  PO BOX 1290, Upwey, Victoria, Australia, 3158