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Auction: 23026 - Stamps and Covers of the World
Lot: 1500

New Zealand
An extensive collection written-up in eight large volumes from 1930 which includes a good number of photographs and postcards of mail planes, signatures of first flights and other early flights, signatures of Allan, Bolt, Kingsford Smith, Lett, M/cGregor and Ulm, rare Napier earthquake cover, Smiling Boy pair on cover with the set of airmail stamps and 1d. with airmail stamps on first acceptance to England, various other special flights with cachets bearing air mail stamps, first flights bearing Trans-Tasman air stamps (6), 1938 Pigeongram, Calpurnia crash covers (3), Air Service interrupted cover, Air Race covers, censored covers, Singapore crash covers (4), military covers (many signed) and other to recent. Also a selection of modern pigeongram material, several Antarctica related including Operation Ice Cube. A fabulous lot. (approx 570 covers)

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