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Displaying 9 Lots in Category - Airmail Stamps
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Two albums with a heavily duplicated used accumulationincluding Robes x5 sets, also 1934 No Wmk Hermes unmounted block of 4 & KGVI 3/6d booklet x2; then three albums of mostly decimal FDCs including AAT.
European arrayincluding better Air sets from Albania, Austria Birds x2 sets (one unmounted), Bulgaria plus 1927 Sofia-Varna-Sofia flight cover, Denmark & Greece, other useful Austrian sets including Charities, France PEXIP M/S CTO (the stamps **), Switzerland 1945 War Victims M/S (**), etc; also Berlin mint collection with Buildings x2 sets, then complete from UPU to 1961 including Relief Fund M/S tied to large piece by commemorative cds (this may be a fake); generally very fine, high catalogue value.
Air Mail issues with mint 1936 set to 3fr50 (mostly unmounted), then unmounted 1947 500fr, 1949-50 1000fr Paris x3, 1954 100fr to 1000fr (top value VLMtd) and 1957-59 300fr 500fr & 1000fr corner blocks of 4, also used 1949-50 Cities x3 sets & 1949 100fr, Cat €1300+.
NEW GUINEA - Mandated Territory Issues
Hut Airs & 'OS' Overprints plus Undated Birds unissued ½d orange (unmounted), Cat £435+.
1935 Bulolo Airs£2 bright violet SG 204, exceptional centring, unmounted, Cat £350+ (mounted).
1935 Bulolo Airs£2 bright violet SG 204, two examples, one marginal unusually with 'RABAUL' cds, Cat £280.
No longer available
PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period
1930 Aeroplane OverprintsHarrison Printings 1/- sepia & olive as SG 117 but with the Overprint in Deep Carmine, light tropicalisation as usual for this stamp. Unlisted in Gibbons. With an example of SG 120 for comparison of the overprint. [This is generally considered to have been a trial printing of 10 sheets of 40 but used examples are known]
1938 Declaration of British Possession Airs2d to 1/- SG 158-162 imprint blocks of 4, CTO, Cat £220+.
(Qty 5 blocks)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
1923 Airs 8c & 16c, "Prexie" $5 & White Plains M/S (all corners intact), unmounted, Cat $US875.