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Australia 1938 airmail to Dutch East Indies with Kangaroo 9d violet single re-directed with SOERABAJA transit on face

Australia 1938 (July 12) cover sent airmail to Netherlands Indies with single franking Kangaroo 9d violet (CofA wmk) tied Sydney datestamp paying airmail letter rate for carriage by QANTAS Flying Boat service (introduced 5 July 1938), however posted too late for "Coolangatta" flight which left Sydney that morning and carried by landplane "Adelaide" leaving Brisbane 15 July (service IW671) , re-directed with SOERABAJA transits (July 17) and BATAVIA arrival datestamp (July 19) on back      [KNILM commenced a regular airmail service between Ditch East Indies and Australia on 3 July 1938 and had a flight leaving Sydney on 14 July arriving the next day, but the item was not carried on that flight, presumably because the rate for the KNILM service was initially set at 1/- per Żoz]



   
 
• Item #: STK-00047146

Condition C

Pricing in AUD
Within Australia $220.00
(includes GST $20.00) 
 
Export $200.00
(approx. USD150.00)

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