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Realised






2023

PS

A+/A-

'MOSMAN BAY...' (Ferry in Mid-Distance) to Germany, superb but philatelic; & 'LOG TRAIN...' to Holland, commercially used; both uprated with South Australian d & 1d. Scarce CofA/State combination frankings. (Qty 2)

150.00

Buy Now

Price $115.00






2041

PS

A

THICK WHITE ENAMELLED STOCK (OFF-WHITE TO CREAM INSIDE) ACSC #LC11 'SETTLER'S HOME VICTORIA' in bright violet with margins intact, to Brisbane uprated with Queensland 1d for late fee tied by Qld TPO cds. Unusual domestic combination franking.

125.00

$95.00






2359

CO

B

1938 (Apr 14) long underpaid EAMS cover (280x127mm) to JS Clunies Ross care of Caldbeck Macgregor at Singapore with GB 2d only & boxed 'PLEASE ADVISE SENDER THAT/LETTERS SHOULD BE PREPAID/AT 1D EACH HALF OUNCE' cachet on reverse, scarce combination franking of Postage Dues Straits 1c plus Malayan Postal Union 4c & 10c tied by Singapore cds of 23AP38. [The b/s indicates that this cover was flown to Singapore which is confirmed by the 9 day transit to Singapore]

750.00

$2,000.00T






2362

CL

B

INDIAN OCEAN SURVEY FLIGHT PER 'GUBA II': 1938 (May 24) Archbold Expedition cover from New York to Hollandia overprinted to commemorate that flight & the 1939 return via Australia, the Indian Ocean & Africa, with Dutch Indies 10c tied by 'HOLLANDIA/10.5.39' cds, Australian 5d Ram tied by 'ROSE BAY EAST/3JE39/NSW-AUST' cds, superb 'C&W LTD/12JUN39/COCOS' b/s & uncancelled Seychelles 6c, autographs of "Richard Archbold", "Russell R Rogers Pilot" & three other crew members, a bit stained on the reverse.

The Australian Government contracted the flying boat 'Guba II' to undertake a survey flight from Australia across the Indian Ocean to Africa to assess the feasability of such a route in the event of disruption to the London-Singapore- Sydney route. After having spent a year flying in and around New Guinea, 'Guba' left Port Moresby 12.5.1939 for Sydney & Melbourne for an overhaul of the plane's systems. On 3.6.1939 it flew non-stop Sydney-Port Hedland (WA), then on towards Cocos & beyond.

1000.00

$1,250.00T






2363

CL

B

INDIAN OCEAN SURVEY FLIGHT PER 'GUBA II': 1939 (May 12) Archbold Expedition cover from Papua to New York via Australia, the Indian Ocean & Africa, with Papua 1/- Air tied by Port Moresby cds, Australian 5d Ram tied by 'ROSE BAY EAST/3JE39/NSW-AUST' cds, 'C&W LTD/12JUN39/COCOS' b/s, Seychelles 2c x3 tied by VICTORIA/JU17/39/SEYCHELLES' cds, KUT 15c tied by 'KISUMU/23JU/39/KENYA' cds, Belgian Congo 50c tied by 'COLQUIHATVILLE/24-6-39' cds & USA 2c tied by New York arrival cancel of AUG4/1939, faint blemishes & small closed tear at top clear of the stamps. [Kim Dwyer's similar cover - with the Cocos cds on the face - sold for $2300]

1500.00

$1,150.00T






2364

CL

B

INDIAN OCEAN SURVEY FLIGHT PER 'GUBA II': 1939 unaddressed Archbold Expedition cover with map of the Trans-Indian Ocean Flight & small photograph of the crew affixed, with Australian 1d tied by 'PORT HEDLAND/4JE39/WA' cds, Dutch Indies 5c tied by 'BATAVIA/6.6.39' cds, superb 'C&W LTD/8JUN39/COCOS' b/s & John Clunies-Ross' monogram on the face, initialled at Chagos (no post office), Seychelles 6c & 'VICTORIA/JU18/39/SEYCHELLES' cds & KUT 15c tied by 'MOMBASA/23JU39/ KENYA' cds, light even soiling. Only 6 such covers have been recorded. [Kim Dwyer's similar cover sold for $1322]

1000.00

$1,000.00T






2366

C

B

INDIAN OCEAN SURVEY FLIGHT PER 'GUBA II': 1939 cover to New York with appropriate stamps & postmarks of Australia, Seychelles (obscuring a superb strike of the 'C&W LTD/COCOS' cds), KUT, Belgian Congo & the USA, minor soiling.

850.00

$850.00T






2367

C

A-

INDIAN OCEAN SURVEY FLIGHT PER 'GUBA II': 1939 (June 3) Sydney-KUT-Sydney boomerang cover with superb 'C&W LTD/12JUN39/COCOS' cds on the reverse, registered for the return flight per Imperial Airways with KUT 50c tied by 'KISUMU/23JU/39/KENYA' cds, Sydney arrival b/s of 6JY39, minor stains on the reverse. [Kim Dwyer's long registered cover sold for $1092]

1000.00

$750.00T






2368

C

B

INDIAN OCEAN SURVEY FLIGHT PER 'GUBA II': 1939 cover with Seychelles 12c tied by 'VICTORIA/ JU17/39/SEYCHELLES' cds & KUT 20c tied by 'KISUMU/ 23JU/39/KENYA' cds, most unusually to India with 'AHMEDABAD CANTONMENT/28JUN39' arrival b/s, minor spotting on the reverse. [The only way to account for five days delivery to India is that the cover connected with Imperial Airways to Egypt, then to Karachi]

600.00

$460.00T




2369

C

A-

INDIAN OCEAN SURVEY FLIGHT PER 'GUBA II': 1939 cover with uncancelled Australia 3d blue & sender's Sydney return address on the flap, to Holland with KUT 15c & 30c x2 tied by 'MOMBASA/23JU/39/KENYA' cds for the Imperial Airlines route to Egypt & on to London. [This apparently commercial cover was presumably carried per favor of PG Taylor: see also Lot 2365]

750.00

$1,300.00T








2468

C

1952 Australia-South Africa flight various intermediates x5 plus invitation to Sir Hudson Fysh to witness the departure from Sydney & a large piece of the ribbon cut for the occasion; also 1948 Sydney-Johannesburg-Sydney covers flown in both directions with the two different Qantas labels & signed by the pilot "LR Ambrose". (Qty 9 items)

250.00

$440.00T






2503

C

B

1963 (Nov 22) registered commercial airmail cover to Mauritius with rare combination franking of Cocos 2/- Native Yacht & Australia 9d Kangaroo pair tied by #3 cds, sent via Perth to Sydney to connect with the Australia-Mauritius-South Africa service, 'MAHEBOURG/4DE/63/MAURITIUS' arrival b/s, minor blemishes. A remarkable cover, from the husband of the sender of Lot 2497. [The international service did not pick up mail at Cocos in either direction. Mail was thus flown by domestic service to Sydney for trans-shipping. The rate was 1/6d for "other Asian countries" + 2/- registration]

1000.00

$2,000.00T






2514

C

A

Batch of modern Cocos PPCs all by air to GB with various Cocos or Cocos/Australian combination frankings. (Qty 9)

150.00

$210.00T



NEW GUINEA "G.R.I." Overprints - Postal History




2584

C

B

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (Jan 14) overpaid but apparently official cover endorsed "Garrison Duty/Rabaul" at U/L & "No 118/HLH/ Treasury" at L/R plus "Censored/[?] Capt/14 1 15" in red, to "Captain Carter/HMA Transport/Eastern/co Gibbs Bright & Co/Sydney" with remarkable combination franking of '2d.' on Marshalls 20pf plus NWPI 1d & 2d and 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33 all tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY NSW' arrival cds ties 'KAISERL HAUPTKASSE/[eagle]/RABAUL' wafer to the flap, horizontal fold.

1500.00

$2,300.00T






2593

C

A-

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (May 18) cover to NSW with rare combination franking of unoverprinted KGV 4d orange plus 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33d tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, seriffed 'CENSORED' h/s in violet on both sides, 'PETERSHAM/3JE15/NSW' arrival b/s, light vertical fold affects the 'R' label.

1500.00

$2,000.00T






2594

C

B

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (June 8) Burns Philp cover (seal on flap) to head office in NSW with rare combination franking of Australian Kangaroo 3d punctured 'OS' plus 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33d - stained by the adhesive used - tied by superb oval Rabaul d/s in violet, superb 'PASSED BY CENSOR' h/s of Rabaul, 'REGISTERED/21JE15/SYDNEY NSW' arrival b/s, a few blemishes. RPSofV Certificate (1985).

1000.00

$1,350.00T






2596

C

B

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (June 22) cover to Kodak in NSW "Per SS Morinda" with rare combination franking of NWPI KGV 1d (perf fault at L/R) plus 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33d - exceptional centring, a couple of short perfs & a little grubby - tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, 'REGISTERED/10JL15/SYDNEY NSW' arrival b/s. Ex "Ello": sold for $1150.

1000.00

$1,450.00T






2603

C

B

MAIL TO ENGLAND: 1915 (June 8) linen-lined cover to London with scarce combination franking of NWPI 1d plus 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/ (Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33d tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, London 'REGISTERED/ 2 / 4AU15/WDO' arrival b/s, central horizontal fold.

800.00

$1,400.00T






2605

C

B

MAIL TO AMERICA: 1915 (May 10) cover to New York State with combination franking of NWPI d & 2d plus 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33 tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet & American 'REGISTERED' h/s in purple, 'CENSORED' h/s in violet of Rabaul & scarce 'PASSED BY CENSOR/25DE15/=CS=' cds of Sydney in rosine (NB: Christmas Day), red/white 'OPENED BY/CENSOR' labels tied to the reverse by the rare 'PASSED/ ("31.12.15")/DCC AUST' cachet of the Deputy Chief Censor, Chicago transit b/s, light horizontal fold at the base & a little aged.

1000.00

$2,000.00T






2627

C

A-

GREAT BRITAIN: (June 11) cover to London with scarce combination franking of NWPI d & 2d + 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33d tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, London 'REGISTERED/ 4 / 4AU15/WDO', forwarded to the Isle of Wight with 'RYDE' arrival b/s, minor blemishes.

1000.00

$1,800.00T




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