Catalogue

Auction 38 - Saturday, March 13, 2021

 LotTypeDescriptionPrice
897 C Great Britain 1968 BOAC Boeing 707 Heathrow crash cover, burned & bears green "SALVAGED FROM AIRCRAFT/ACCIDENT LONDON 8-4-68". Addressed to NZ. Stapleton 603. $150.00
898 M NZ 1920 Flight Waybill for Wellington-Christchurch (interrupted) flight (28-31 Aug). Measures 170x210mm. Indicates 1 bag mail left Wellington 28 Aug (signed S Bailey) & received Christchurch 31 Aug signed (?) Wilson. Also signed Euan Dickson (pilot). A rare, important item of NZ early aerophilately. $1,250.00
899 C NZ 1920-1 x 4 pioneer flight covers - flown by Euan Dickson. 1) Blenheim-Kaikoura-Christchurch (4-6 Sept 1920), Blenheim 4 SP cds. 2) Ashburton-Timaru (31 JAN) with Ashburton & Timaru 31 Jan cdss; 3 & 4) Timaru-Christchurch (31 Jan) both with Timaru 31 Jan cdss, incl one Express Delivery. All but Express cover signed by Dickson. Also 3 contemporary p/cs plus 4 later Dickson related covers (3 signed), small bundle literature, newspaper articles etc related to Dickson. Stapleton 25b, 27c, 27e. Cat $6000. $2,500.00
900 C NZ 1921 (9 May) Whangarei - Auckland - "Per Aerial Post" S/L cachet in green - 3d + 4d GV tied by Whangarei 9 May cdss, b/s Auckland 9 May. Slightly trimmed at LH side. Stapleton 28b. Cat $1200. $750.00
901 C NZ 1928 Kingsford Smith Southern Cross flight from NZ (13 OCT) cover carried by T McWilliams. Cover addressed to E Graham (for E Nichol) has pencil notation on reverse "Left Blenheim (NZ) 4.51am 13 OCT 1928 arrived Richmond (NSW 4.16am 14 OCT 1928 NZ time, 2.16 Sydney time". NZ summer time advance ½ hour during flight. A fine & rare cover. Stapleton #32. Cat $5000. 16 carried. Airmail Soc cert h/s on reverse. $4,000.00
902 C NZ 1930-1 Gisborne-Hastings & return (Dec 1930-Jan 1931) - 5 excised label printed covers (3 Hastings-Gisborne & 2 Gisborne-Hastings all); 4 covers rubber cachet, all Hastings-Gisborne (1 printed cover, 3 plain). Stapleton 39b,c,e. Cat $1080. $500.00
903 C NZ 1930s-50s 40 inward varied covers. Noted 1/4d cover GB to NZ Air posted 12/7/31 rec Air Mail Sydney 21/1/32. From flight Irkutsk-Hong Kong caught up in Manchuria incident & pilots imprisoned (cf Newall 31-22). Also 2/6d 2nd Seahorse on cover to NZ & German 2DM + 3DM Airs on cover to NZ; Prisoner of War cover Italy to NZ etc. $550.00
904 C NZ 1930 (22-30 Dec) Hastings-Gisborne Dominion Airlines Ltd covers x 4 with "Dominion Airways Ltd" labels (1 only corrected by typewriter), all labels signed by A Rosenberg (company secretary) & all signed by Bolt (pilot). Also newspaper wrapper signed by Bolt. Plus unused 6d Hastings-Gisborne & Gisborne-Hastings labels. Stapleton 36a, c. Heslop K22, 23. Cat $1525. $1,000.00
905 C NZ 1931 Feb Hawkes Bay Emergency Earthquake covers x 5 diff all with cachet: 1) Hasting 4 Feb pmk signed Burrell; 2) Hastings 6 Feb pmk signed Bolt; 3) Napier 6 Feb pmk, signed Burrell, all with airmail cert on reverse; 4) Hastings 6 Feb pmk signed Duthie (pilot); 5) Gisborne 12 Feb pmk, signed Allan. Stapleton 41. Cat $1000. $600.00
906 C NZ 1931 9 Nov Highfield "J" class cds Airmail set (3d, 4d, 7d brown) (+ 2d GV) on Christmas Airmail cacheted cover x 3 - addressed to England, USA & Greece respectively. These are 3 of the few pre FDCs prepared by AFM Paterson. (Note: FDI 10 Nov, Jury cat $2000). $1,750.00
907 C NZ 1931 9 Nov Highfield "J" class cdss air mail set (3d, 4d, 7d brown) (+ 2d GV) on Christmas airmail cacheted cover to England, endorse "Via Karachi - London Airmail Service". This is one of the few FDCs prepared by AFM Paterson. (Note: FDI 10 Nov, Jury cat $2000). $600.00
908 C NZ 1931-3 group of 7 better covers: 1931 Express Delivery Christmas Wellington-Christchurch; 1931 (4 Feb) Gisborne-Hastings with 1929 Nurse, signed by Lett; 1931 Gisborne-Hastings 16 March Newspaper wrapper signed by Lett; 1933 (March) Trans Tasman cover (no postal markings) signed by Kingsford Smith etc; 1933 ULM signed souvenir p/c with black & red cachets; 1933 similar signed Boulton & Allan (no cachets); 1934 North Isl Pagent (March) then sent to Australia. $750.00