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Lot# 236 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 236 Great Britain

    1916/34: Collection with original photographs taken by S.G. Hudson, a mechanic with the Royal Flying Corps (together with his two Medals and RFC badge) in the Great War and later for Instone Airlines and Imperial Airways, with 1922 opening Flight photo for the initial London-Brussels-Cöln flight, photograph of interior of the R34 Airship (1919) and further rare Instone photographs (7), 1926 photographs with Handle-Page (5) and 1927 'City of Birmingham' Argosy at Croydon, 1934 England - Australia Air Race cover with 1 d. red tied by "Mildenhall A'dme / Bury St. E." mailed on day the race started (Oct 20), photo of winners signed by C.W.A. Scott and T. Campbell Black; 1934 cover signed by Col. Roscoe Turner (who came third in the race), covers from 1929 to 1934 with Australian frankings (8) etc. An historical lot with relevant press-cuttings throughout.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF