ATTRACTIVE VERY SCARCE AUSTRALIA 1930 1ST FLIGHT CAMOOWEAL TO DALY WATERS

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  • Item Category: Stamps
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 09, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Excellent and very scarce registered flight cover from Australia in 1929.

Cover was registered in Melbourne, and inscribed for the first flight from Camooweal to Daly Waters.

Attractive airmail sticker from Trans-Australia Air Mail.

Cover was unclaimed in Darwin and returned to the sender in Essenden, Victoria.

Wild array of backstamps of great postal history interest.

Hand cancel backstamps were applied in Camooweal, Brisbane, Sydney, Darwin, Melbourne and Essenden

on a variety of dates in February and March 1930.

Franked with excellent airmail stamp and 4 1/2 pence King George V stamp perforated 14, issued in 1927.

The KGV stamp is Scott no. 74, Gibbons no. 92.

Excellent cover here and very desirable item.

Opening bid is $25.00.

Member of American Philatelic Society for 25 years.