Catalogue

Auction 37 - Saturday, September 12, 2020

 LotTypeDescriptionPrice
812 C Australia 1934 12 Jan: a gorgeous hand illustrated (in black & red ink) cover endorsed "Australia . . New Zealand / per aeroplane. / "Southern Cross." Cover features the Southern Cross plane & signatures of co-pilot PG Taylor & radio operator John Stannage to whom the cover is addressed (in NSW). 2d Australia GV cancelled Newtown 12 January & 15 January New Plymouth "C" class cds on 1d 1931 Red Boy Health upon arrival. Approx 12 covers flown. Stapleton 101. $1,150.00
813 C France 1969 Concorde FDC/FFC signed by the French crew: Andre Turcat, J Guignard, H Perrier & M Retif. $300.00
814 C GB 1938 15 March: 2 (Flying Officer Clouston & Victor Ricketts) air race covers to NZ & return, with Darwin & Sydney transit cancels, pair NZ GVI ½d green cancelled Blenheim 20 March 1938 "C" class cds & London 26 March 1938 arrival cds. Stapleton 183b. $375.00
815 C* Germany 1912-13 Pioneer flight stamps & covers: 1912 Regensburg Fliegertage 10p MH with AIEP cert. Also 1912 Margareten Flugpostmarke stamp pair mint, 1912 Darmstadt flugpostkarte & 1913 Deutsche-Englische Luftschiff (airship) Expedition New Guinea stamp mint. Michel 4a, 4b, 7 etc. Cat €2750+. $1,500.00
816 C NZ 1920-60s extensive colln, incl 1920 8 March Dargaville-Auckland (front only); 1921 Timaru-Christchurch (6 AP 1922 pmk, presumably error 1921); 2 x 1938 Calpurnia crash covers; 10 early 1930s; 75+ mid-1930s (with 1931-4 Airs); 14 late 1930s (1935 Airs); 1940s x c25 (1940 Centennials & GVI etc) & 12 QEII era. Nice range various legs, very minor dupn. 140+ covers. $2,000.00
817 C NZ 1921 (7 Apr) Timaru-Christchurch env, inscribed & h/s "Aerial post". 2d GV Recess x 3 & 2d EVII tied by Timaru 7 Apr cds. (Note: this was last flight of Canterbury (NZ) Aviation Co Service started 31 Jan), Stapleton 27e. Cat $1500. $500.00
818 C NZ 1921 (7 Apr) Timaru-Christchurch env, inscribed & h/s "Aerial Post". ½d Victory & 7½d GV tied by Timaru 6 AP 21 11.45pm cds's. (Note: this was last flight of Canterbury (NZ) Aviation Co Service started 31 Jan). Stapleton 27e. Cat $1500. $500.00
819 C NZ 1921 (7 Apr) Timaru-Christchurch env, inscribed & h/s "Aerial Post". ½d Victory & 7½d GV tied by Timaru 6 Ap 21 11.45pm cds. (Note: this was last flight of Canterbury (NZ) Aviation Co Service started 31 Jan). Stapleton 27e. Cat $1500. $500.00
820 C NZ 1921 (31 JAN) Timaru AERIAL POST cover to Christchurch endorsed Per 1st Aero Post, bearing black & orange EXPRESS label & AERIAL POST h/s in black. A scarce flight cover coupled with Express Delivery service. Postage = 2d, Airmail service = 6d, Express service = 6d. Stapleton 27d (cat $1500), only 103 flown, very few were express covers. $675.00
821 C NZ 1931: 9 Nov Highfield "J" class cds Air Mail set (+ 2d GV) on Christmas Air Mail cacheted cover to Liverpool, England, endorsed "Via Karachi-London / Air Mail Service". This is one of the few pre FDCs prepared by AFM Paterson (note: FDI 10 Nov). CP cat $2500. $575.00
822 C NZ 1935 16 Jan: Royal Tour, pilot MW Buckley signed flight cover, Wellington to Longbeach. Cover [which has a diff address to that recorded in "Airmails of New Zealand" Vol 1] addressed to E. A. Munden Esqre., c/o Royal Party, Longbeach, ASHBURTON. Together with lined page bearing "Please see official envelope" in black ink & purple oval "GENERAL POST OFFICE / 15 JAN 1935 / WELLINGTON C.1." d/s. Stapleton states "only 1 cover known", however a note from a Laurie Franks' Jan 1978 sale advises "Very rare - we have seen only 1 other". Stapleton 115c. $1,150.00
823 C NZ 1936-37: 105 mostly internal FFCs, noted Stapleton 131 Timaru-Mt Cook (1 of 36) with Mt Cook Lily cinderella, in album. $750.00
824 C NZ 1937: NZ-USA 1st Trans-Pacific Flight x 20 FFCs, incl 8 printed covers - 3 of which are (different) Pan Am including 1 signed by Captain Adwin Musick. Destinations incl: England x 5; San Francisco x 4; Hawaii & Samoa x 3 each; Auckland, Hong Kong, New York, Toronto & Vancouver x 1 each. $750.00
825 C NZ 1937 2 March: Wellington-H.M.S. Achilles flight cover bearing 1d Airmail cancelled Wellington 2 March 1937 "C" class cds, addressed to Petty Officer F. Fricker, H.M.S. "Achilles", Picton. In addition, bears part oval H.M.S. ACHILLES 2 March 1937 r/s in blue, countersigned by Lieut TP Coode. Stapleton 156 - UNIQUE. $1,150.00
826 C Zeppelins 1935-7 8 covers UK-Berlin-Gambia, each with Zeppelin South America cachet. If Zeppelins not available (service etc) then mail flown by Fokke Wolf aircraft. Gambia mail was dropped as not facility to land Zeppelins. $750.00