Prestige Philately Auction 161 CatalogueLot 548Catalogue by countryAustralian Antarctic Territory
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - Australian Antarctic Territory
C of A - First Day Covers
1954-55 Railways, ANARE & Nursing FDCs with Brisbane (2) or New Farm cds, typed addresses & unsealed flaps, a couple of very minor blemishes. Scarce. See MWP at page 69: "Queensland Photographic Cachets". (Qty 3)
AUSTRALIAN: 1959 (Dec 1) cover endorsed "Air Mail" with huge American 'WILKES STATION/USARP' cachet & 'AUST ANTARCTIC TERRITORY/[seal]/OPENING OF/WILKES POST OFFICE' handstamp both in purple, commercially used to Melbourne with Australian 1d & 6d tied by Wilkes cds. With the enclosed Christmas greetings on American '[crest]/ANTARCTICA/IGY/1957-1958' notepaper headed "Wilkes" & signed "George".
AUSTRALIAN: Two bulging plastic albums of First Day Covers to 2003 arranged by Base with Macquarie Island from 1959, Mawson from 1971, Davis from 1971 & Casey from 1972, unaddressed.