Stamps and Covers of the World

26 Apr 2005, starting at 10:00 BST .

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Airmail Stamps: 1914 (July) Another post card carried on the same flight, franked George V 1d., fine. (AAMC 3) (165)

Airmail Stamps: 1917 (February) Flight by Basil Watson from Casterton to Melbourne, franked George V 1d. And tied by oval cancellation, fine. (AAMC 13) (166)

Airmail Stamps: 1917 (February) Basil Watson post card, two unused examples, one with small mark. (AAMC 14a) (167)

Airmail Stamps: 1919 (August) Flight by Harry Butler, printed souvenir postcard, flown from Adelaide to Minlaton, a few small faults, numbered 386 (AAMC 20) (168)

Airmail Stamps: 1919 (August) -- Another card franked George V 1½d., signed by Butler, a few small faults. (AAMC 21) (169)

Airmail Stamps: 1919 Ross Smith England- Australia flight, envelope bearing special stamp, the envelope marked “On active service” and addressed to Victoria, on reverse the signatures of Keith Smith, J.M. Bennett and W.H. Shiers, “Darwin /12-12-19” , a fine and rare cover. (AAMC 27) This envelope is number 241 in the book “The Ross Smith Air Stamp” by Nelson Eustis. (170)

Airmail Stamps: 1921 (December) Envelope franked George V 5d. Carried on flight from Geraldton to Perth with special cachet, fine and rare. (AAMC 56) (171)

Airmail Stamps: 1921 (December 22nd.) Envelope franked Kangaroo 3d. and George V 2d. Tied by Derby cancellation, in red ms “5-12-1921/Via Geraldton & Derby Air mail Service”, fine. (172)

Airmail Stamps: 1922 (April) Melbourne to Geelong flight , envelope with “Herald and Weekly Times” vignette and George V 2d. Tied by Geelong machine cancellation, fine and rare. With Diena certificate (1985). (AAMC 64) (173)

Airmail Stamps: 1922 (November) Charleville to Cloncurry flight, envelope variously franked and tied by Red Hill cancellations, without special vignette, fine. Also “The Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services" unused label, slight faults. (174)

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