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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - Australian Antarctic Territory
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Three large cartons containing some pre-decimal and mostly decimal FDCs including AAT, PSEs (cancelled), FDC Aerogrammes and some Stamp Packs in albums and loose, Ausipex 84 empty albums 'as new', and other bits'n'bobs. Weighs 31kg.
1954 ANARE 3½d numbered "25", Cat $4000. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. Popular Antarctic/AAT/Map thematic. [The ACSC notes that eight were prepared]
C of A - Decimal Issues
1966-2015 twenty Lighthouse 64 page stockbooks containing at least 18 sets of each issue, sorted by denomination and in chronological order (some of the $2 & $4 Navigators and $20 Paintings are used), noted $10 Waratah and M/Ss x18, 2001 International Post to $20 x18, $5 Kangaroo & Map jumbo stamp x28, plus carton containing sheetlets, M/Ss and some self-adhesives in original packs. Note: The gum has been removed from virtually every stamp (to avoid toning). Our guesstimate is that the face value should exceed $25,000. Bring a calculator and buy lots of glue sticks! Weighs 65kg.
1970-77 Stamp Packs with up to 50 of each, noted 1966 AAT with Japanese Language Insert x2 unopened. Weighs 10kg.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes
1944-65 Collection on display leaves with all issues represented including unused, with FDI/commemorative cancels and commercially used, noted KGVI 7d 'AIR LETTER' (no admonition) unused plus registered to England with Gloucester 3½d & 5½d added and Brisbane '1/Opened by Censor' red/yellow civilian censor label, with Melbourne '3/...' red/white & red/yellow labels & Sydney '2/...' red/yellow labels x3, 1945 'AIRLETTER' registered to India, 1950 registered to USA, 1955 with red 'Penguin' cachet & 'ANARE MACQUARIE IS' cds, 1957 with 'CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN RAIL/STH AUST' cds, also bundles of used & unfolded unused including some Decimals noted 1967 10c Jet 'CANCELLED/SPECIMEN ONLY', etc, GB KGVI 6d Air Letter to Queensland posted on '24AUG/1944' (first day for civilian usage to Australia) with Brisbane '1' censor check digit h/s, condition generally fine.
C of A - First Day Covers
AUTOGRAPHED FIRST DAY COVERS: Antarctic group signed by Dr Phillip Law explorer & ANARE Director 1949-66 noted 1955 ANARE cover endorsed "Last Mail - Heard Island" with 'ANARE HEARD IS/9MR55/AUST' cds sent to himself, 1957 'Vestfold Hills, Antarctica' real photo postcard showing him raising Australian flag there, range of AAT Base cancels covers some also signed by stamp designer Ray Honisett, then large quantity of Australian covers up to 2000s signed by him and others including Malcolm Kirton (ANARE President), John Gillies, Ranulph Fiennes, etc, includes FDI cancels on pieces & some PSEs, all set out on display pages, plus some ephemera & photographs. (7 large boxes; very heavy)
Pacific Islands & Territories mint collections in Seven Seas albums with Christmas Island 1958-99, Cocos 1963-98, Fiji 1953-99, Nauru 1964-98, Norfolk Island 1956-98, Pitcairn Islands 1940-91, Samoa 1982-99, plus duplicates in stockbooks, AAT, PNG 1971-91, some QEII GB & NZ, omnibus issues with QEII 'Coronation Stamps' album, 1964 Shakespeare FDCs and 1981 Royal Wedding. 3 cartons, weighs 28kg.
(Qty many 100s)