Auction 511 - Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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2225 C Australia 1923 cover flown McKinlay to Sydney, 1d violet & 4d blue GV tied by McKinlay 17 FEB cds. No b/s. Early QANTAS service. Folded vertically. $675.00
2226 C Australia-England 1932 Bertram illustrated flight cover, specially pre-printed (Bertram Allan Junkers Atlantic + propellor, the flight sponsor "Castrol XXXL cc Wakefield & Co Ltd"). Franked with transited countries' stamps. 1) Flight despatch "Darwin NT 12.DE.32 Australia" on 3d green airmail + gold coloured "Darwin NT" h/s at right. 2) Transit "Soerabaya 13.12.32" tied to 2 Nederlandsch Indies Luchtpost 10c. The plane crashed on landing at Soerabaya Airport, required repairs & finally continued to Berlin in late March 1932. 3) Transit Burma/India KGV 3 annas blue tied by "Akyab 2.APR.32" known locally as Sittwe but changed by Britain, very close to Burma/India border. 4) Arrival "Berlin 17.4.33 (Zentralflughafen)" tied to 10pfg violet air. Eustis 242. Cat A$1750 (2008). $1,250.00
2227 C Australia 1935 cover, pmk Enmore 14 May, addressed to E Crome with unpmk 1d NZ Admiral. Ex Percival colln so maybe carried personally not jettisoned? (No Wellington b/s). $50.00
2228 C Australia 1981 590th Anniversary Chichester Trans Tasman Flight x 4 covers (diff pmks, 3 signed by re-enactment crew. $25.00
2229 C Brazil 1938 Pan Am cover Rio de Janiero to Asuncion, Paraguay and return, 7 Jan. Very scarce and fine. $75.00
2230 C GB 1970-77 pictorial (multi-coloured) Royal Air Force commem flight covers x 15 diff (1 signed). All depict aircraft & carry commem pmks. Very attractive series. Fine. $125.00
2231 C GB 1970-76 "Concorde" special pmk covers x 3 diff (2 pictorial) incl FF 12 Nov 1970, FF by British Airways 21 Jan 1976, FF London to Washington 24 May 1976. Fine. $35.00
2232 C GB-NZ 1976 Jean Batten (NZ pioneer aviator) pictorial commem flight cover (Batten & her Percival Gull plane) with commem pmk 5 Oct for 40th anniv of her record solo flight GB to NZ (a record still intact in 1976). With special insert. Addressed to Batten in Christchurch, NZ (receipt b/s 10 Oct). Fine. $25.00
2233 C Germany (West)-USA 1962 (13-15 Nov) special pictorial cover (Atlantic map & 2 cities) for Lufthansa special flight LH854 for visit of Chancellor Konrad Adenauer to USA at invitation of Pres John F Kennedy. With special flight cachet (Köln to Washington) 13 Nov. Posted Washington to Köln 15 Nov (no receipt b/s). Rare cover. $60.00
2234 C Germany (West)-South Africa 1962 (12 Sept) aerogramme canc special "Luposta" airpost exbn cds & carried on Lufthansa flight ot Johannesburg, South Africa (receipt b/s 14 Sept). With special flight cachet. Stated to be very scarce. $40.00
2235 C Germany (West) 1962 (1 July) matching pictorial FFCs x 4 (Stuttgart airport) for Lufthansa service LH075 Stuttgart to Köln, incl 3 cards forwarded from West Berlin, Luxembourg & Brussels for the flight. Fine. $45.00
2236 C Germany-West 1962 (1 July) matching pictorial FFCs x 3 (Stuttgart airport) for Lufthansa service LH072 Köln to Stuttgart, incl 2 cards forwarded from West Berlin & Brussels for the flight. Fine. $35.00
2237 C Germany (West)-Italy 1962 (1 June) pictorial FFCs (Turin airport) x 2 for Lufthansa services LH336 Hamburg to Turin & LH337 Turin to Hamburg. Fine, scarce. $40.00
2238 C Germany (West)-Canada 1962 (4 May) pictorial FFC (2 cities) for Lufthansa service LH454 Frankfurt to Montreal. Scarce, fine. $30.00
2239 C Germany (West)-Japan 1963 (1-2 April) matching pictorial FFCs x 8 for Lufthansa service LH646 Düsseldorf to Tokyo. All forwarded from elsewhere to connect with the flight (ex Berlin x 5, Luxembourg, DDR, Belgium). To diff stops on flight incl Dhahran (Saudi Arabia), Karachi, Calcutta, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo (all with receipt b/s & flight cachet). Scarce lot. Fine. $100.00
2240 C NZ 1931 Auckland - Gisborne & Gisborne - Auckland FFC. Stapleton 60. Cat $70. $40.00
2241 C NZ 1932 Dannevirke-Wellington (maroon) cacheted FFC with 5d Air. 365 flown. Stapleton 64F. Cat $45. $20.00
2242 C NZ 1932 Air Travel Dargaville-Russell purple cacheted cover. Stapleton 76d. $30.00
2243 C NZ 1932 Air Travel Survey Dannevirke-Woodville, also to Masterton & to Wellington mauve pink cacheted covers (3). Stapleton 73 o/q. $100.00
2244 C NZ 1932 Air Travel Survey Masterton-Pahiatua, also to Woodville, Dannevirke & Wellington maroon cacheted covers (4). Only 179 sets exist. Stapleton 73 e-h. $135.00