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Displaying 16 Lots in Category - Commemorative Covers
C of A - Decimal Issues
Accumulation of 1970s-80s stamp packs, FDCs and PSEs, a few more modern also, substantial face value, fine condition.
2016 Adelaide Emergency Printing30c Koala on the Ground + '70c Salisbury 2015' in the same design, & '$1.00 Adelaide 2016' Group of Koalas, tied to unaddressed covers by 'SALISBURY/30JUN2016/JINDALEE/OVER THE/HORIZON/RADAR/...' pictorial cds. [This was the last date on which the Monarch printer used to produce the text was used]
(Qty 2 covers)
No longer available
C of A - First Day Covers
1931-65 collectionin high-quality Ka-Be pages & album with a variety of cachet-makers noted 1931 Kingsford Smith set on Mitchell cover, 1934 Macarthur set, 1935 ANZAC pair with 2d Plate Number single, 1936 SA Centenary on HMS "Buffalo" cover, 1953 Produce Food strips on one cover, 1956 Olympics with 'STATION PIER' cds (not FDI), 1962 Empire Games with 'VILLAGE-PERTH' cds & R label, Navigators on six covers, the majority unaddressed, mixed condition but many fine.
1966-2013 collection in high-quality Ka-Be pages & albums noted 1968 Soil/Medical gutter pair unaddressed, 1970 official AP covers for Expo & Royal Visit addressed plus Grasslands unaddressed, also AAT 1958-2009 including Base cancels etc, plus 60+ PNCs including 2000 ANZACs, Victoria Cross, Olympics pair, 2001 Army, 2002 QEII Accession & Coronation, 2004 Eureka, 2007 Ashes Victory, etc.
AUTOGRAPHED FIRST DAY COVERS:Famous Australians accumulation including Gough Whitlam, Mark Oliphant, John M Young on 1948 Yarra Brae/Wonga Park Jamboree covers x4 plus two self-addressed covers from Frank Manley (designer) and his son Owen (model for the stamp), Lawrence Hargrave (with $20 notes x3), PG Law (Antarctic explorer), Archbishop Frank Little on 1971 Christmas block cover, Zelman Cowan, William Dargie, Nancy Bird Walton, Little Pattie & Normie Rowe, Tommy Hanlon Jr, Lindsay Fox, Bruce Ruxton, Dacre Smyth, etc, on variety of covers up to 2000s all set out on display pages, includes some PSEs.
AUTOGRAPHED FIRST DAY COVERS:Sporting Champions accumulation including Ron Clarke, Herb Elliott & Roger Bannister on 1956 Olympics covers, Ron Barassi, Tom Hafey, Bobby Skilton, Alex Jesaulenko and Tim Watson together on large cards with 1989 Sports series stamps x5, plus Barassi & Hafey on other covers, then John Newcombe, Kirsty Marshall, Tony Charlton, Peter Brock, also Don Bradman x4 plus original sketch, Ian Johnson (Australian Cricket Captain) and group of Indian players from 1985 World Cup including Kapil Dev & Sunil Gavaskar, etc, on variety of covers up to 2000s, includes some PSEs, all set out on display pages.
AUTOGRAPHED FIRST DAY COVERS:Military Personalities accumulation including Victoria Cross recipients Sir Roden Cutler, W/O Keith Payne, Sgt RR Rattey, Cpl Jim Gordon, Pte Edward Kenna, Jack Daniel Hinton (NZ), Charles Upham, also, Admiral Sir VAT Smith, Rear-Admiral William Dovers, Air Marshall James Rowland, Group Captain Eric Black, BP "Bob" Butler (AFC), JC Hughes, Jim Doolittle, Nancy Wake, Bruce Ruxton, etc, on variety of covers up to 2000s, includes some PSEs, all set out on display pages.
C of A - Commemorative Covers
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge2d Typo, 2d Engraved, 3d blue and 5/- green tied by four strikes of 'SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE/20MAR32/1' cds during the Opening Celebrations, stamps fine but cover aged.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge2d Typo (faulty), 3d blue and 5/- green tied 'SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE/22 MAR/1932/NSW/POSTED ON BRIDGE/DURING OPENING/CELEBRATIONS' slogan cancel, green/gold Bridge label on back, stamps fine, couple of light ink marks.
1938-65 plain envelopes with commemorative datestamps comprising 1938 'BRITISH EMPIRE GAMES' arrival b/s on airmail cover from GB (with enclosed letters), 1956 Olympics cds x4 different (one on a Deinhard advertising PPC), Mount Kosciusko cds (1956) & oval d/s (1961), and 1965 International Banking, a few blemishes. All commercially used & rare thus.
1953 AIF Golf Day:'FIELD P.O./VIC./24SE53/AUST/EASTERN GOLF CLUB' cds (rated RRR) two strikes (plus superb b/s) on ½d Kangaroo x3 & 5½d Newcastle pair on cover with 'FIELD PO/EAST'N GOLF CLUB' h/s in violet on provisional registration label. Rare: open one day only for Army Golf Tournament.
C of A - Postal History
Group including 1915 Sydney postcard wallet with KGV 1d red x2, 1923 to UK with KGV 2d and boxed 'DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER IS' h/s, 1925 registered with large red 'DARWIN' label, 1938 with 'GEELONG CENTENARY' cinderella, 1941 POW postcard airmail to England, STO envelopes for Brooke's Coffee (illustrated) and Australian Glass, also batch of Pre-Decimal FDCs and commemorative covers with range of cachets, etc, condition generally fine.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1887cover with DLR 2d tied by very fine 'JUBILEE EXHIBITION/JY13/87/S-A' squared-circle & a second fair strike alongside, to NSW with Manly arrival b/s, some toning & repaired tear at upper-left well clear of the datestamp. PO -.8.1887; closed -.3.1888. Ex John Bell. [Recorded JU13/87 to JA5/88 only: very few covers recorded]
VICTORIA - Postmarks
Box of mostly post-WWII covers selected primarilly for postmarks with some scarce items noted, some municipal envelopes, some 1980s illustrated commemorative covers, etc, condition variable.
(Qty many 100s)
THEMATICS & TOPICALS
SCOUTING:World collection of Scouts & Guides in nine albums, mostly modern but some earlier issues including pre-WWII items, numerous imperf stamps & M/Ss noted, a very high proportion is unmounted; the extensive Australian section includes illustrated covers for 1934 Frankston, 1936 SA Corroboree & 1957 Greenbanks (Qld), two plain covers for 1938 Bradfield (NSW); also some early British PPCs, Jamboree souvenirs, unused Scouting letterheads etc; generally very fine.
SCOUTING:Worldwide mostly post-WWII stamps & covers etc in ten albums, pickings including 1936 SA Centenary Corroboree registered cover, meter cancels including illustrated types, lots of M/Ss.