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Stamps, Coins & Postal History(#449) 11/12/2019 12:00 PM AEDT CLOSED!

Lot 227 of 491: AUSTRALIA - Mail involved in Incidents or Interruptions in transit to Australasia: Dec.1942 airmail cover recovered from RAAF Beaufort A-119 (7 Squadron), which ditched in the sea on 9 December, near Wednesday Island (off Thursday Island), 'DAMAGED MAIL/SALVAGED FROM SEA' label affixed, signed and tied by 'FIELD P.O./0101' cds of Thursday Island. One of the rarest crash covers of Australia, missing from most major aerophilately collections. Unlisted AAMC and Nierinck.

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500

Stamps, Coins & Postal History(#449)  11/12/2019 12:00 PM AEDT  CLOSED!