Catalogue

Auction 36 - Saturday, March 7, 2020

 LotTypeDescriptionPrice
924 C Burma-India-Japan 1937 GVI Coronation "Rocketgram". Japanese Goodwill coronation flight "Divine Wind" 18.5.37 with coronation rocket cinderella. 2A Burma stamp, canc Rangoon & flight canc + Japan Consulate General, Calcutta. Message on reverse "long life & happiness to their Imperial Majesties ... God Save the King & Queen". Flight by Karakaze-go aircraft. Numbered 39 of 54. $500.00
925 C India (Australia) 1933-34 15 items: 1) Wood Australia-England flight July 33 Lucknow-Calcutta flight h/s, DUM DUM airport label (Eustis 317, (flight reversed) cat A$400); 2) 16 Jan 33 cover with large label "Prince Ali Khan Penang-Bombay Puss Moth - Dum Dum canc Santa Cruz 17 Ja 33; 3) 2/- Earthquake relief fund label Dum Dum to Calcutta return; 4) 1934 label, 1st parachute delivery in India; 5) to 15) Trans-India FFCs 1933. $500.00
926 C NZ 1920-38 10 scarce flight covers 1) 4 SP 20, Cantab Aviation Co; Kaikoura to Christchurch signed by pilot (Stapleton 25c) grubby & torn; 2) 31.1.1921 Cantab Aviation Co Chch-Timaru (St 27b); 3)-4) 6 FE 31 Napier earthquake 2 covers Napier (st 41); 5)-6) 19 FE 32 Dunedin-Chch (signed by Director Air Service) & Oamaru-Chch (signed pilot), emergency flights due to floods (St 72a, 72b); 7)-8) 4.5.33 Blenheim-Wgtn & reverse Cook Straight shipping strike emergency flights (St 95a, 95b); 9) 29.5.33 Hastings-Gisborne flooding emergency flights signed by pilot (St 96a); 10) 24.11.38 Calpurnia crash cover (SG 198). Stapleton cat $5000. $1,500.00
927 C NZ 1921 Timaru-Christchurch Express Delivery cover, signed by pilot Euan Dickson. Timaru 31 Jan cds's tieing 6d, 1½d & 5d Victory + 6d Express stamp. 103 flown but few Express Delivery. Stapleton 27x. $1,500.00
928 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. $4,000.00
929 C NZ, Australia, Belgium, USA etc 1930s-40s 3 vols of FFC etc. Noted Stapleton 39, 43 x 2, 45 x 3; 56 x 7; 57-58 x 18, 71; 79 x 1; 122 x 2; 213 x 2. These alone cat $2700+. Many others incl crash covers, balloon races etc. Nicely written up with newspaper articles etc. Eustis 161 & 207 (cat A$200). $1,500.00
930 C NZ 1930s-50s 40 inward varied covers. Noted 1st x 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. $750.00
931 C NZ 1931 Auckland-Hamilton & return reg'd cover with 3d, 7d Airs, Blue Boy & 1929 Nurse tied by Auckland 10 DEC 8am cdss, & 4d Air, Red Boy & 1d Field Marshal tied by Hamilton 10 DEC "4" cdss. B/s Hamilton 10 DEC 2 ? & Auckland 10 DEC 8pm cdss. $500.00
932 C NZ-Australia 1933 Southern Cross trans-Tasman flight. WAIPAPAKAURI hotel envelope franked 1d Admiral canc Waipapakauri 25 MR 33 + 2d Oz franked Sydney 25 MA 33. Signed Kingsford-Smith. Addressed to Sqdn Ldr T While, NZ Airways Ltd, Timaru Airport & "Carried Southern Cross New Zealand & Australia". B/s Sydney 26 MR 33 & ANSNZ expertisation. Minor toning. Eustis 299a 1 of 10. Cat A$1500. $1,000.00