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Displaying 11 Lots in Category - Commemorative Covers
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Two cartons of stockbooks, albums and Hagners with Roos, KGV Heads, Robes & Arms used duplicates, late pre-decimal blocks, decimals include Navigators with 'SPECIMEN' set, 75c and $1 Plate 3 blocks of 4, 2006 Commonwealth Games sheetlets, some FDCs & Commemorative covers, etc, condition mixed. Weighs 23kg.
Commercial and First Day Covers in three cartons noted some 'Priority Paid', 'Certified Mail', 'Security Post' and registered, also official mail, pre-decimal FDCs, Philatelic Congress and Exhibition covers including '1938 Sydney', then decimals to 1990s. Weighs 19kg.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes
Formular issues & usages range with different types, formats & Postmaster-General approval numbers including group of commercially used noted 1951 with 1d Princess & 6d Kooka, 1956 with QEII 1d & 9d Platypus, 1967 to Greece with Fish 9c, some meter cancels and a few illustrated, also batch of unused and with FDI/commemorative cancels, ideal for further study, condition generally fine.
C of A - Commemorative Covers
1954 Royal Visit plain cover with 'PMGS DEPT D7/9MR54/QLD-AUST' relief cds & 'PRESS BUREAU/ROYAL VISIT/BRISBANE Q' h/s on R Label 'No 001', Brisbane arrival b/s, signed on the back by the postmaster & four others presumably the staff, minor blemishes. Rare. [With the enclosed roneo'd PO instructions for operation of the Press Bureau]
(Qty 2 items)
1963 Royal Visit plain cover with 'RELIEF/5MR63/ 26 /QLD-AUST' & 'PRESS BUREAU/ROYAL VISIT/BRISBANE' h/s on R Label 'No 01', Brisbane arrival b/s. Rare: the only example we have seen.
C of A - First Day Covers
AUTOGRAPHED FIRST DAY COVERS: Famous Australians & Sporting Personalities accumulation including Gough Whitlam, Lewis Clifford (Baron Chudleigh; owner of 'Yarra Brae' where 1948 Jamboree held), Archbishop Little, Ron Barassi, Ian Johnson (Australian cricket captain; also on photo & signed letter), Ron Clarke, Robert de Castella, golfers Bob Shearer, Peter Thompson, Ian Stanley & Terry Gale, etc, also Stamp Designers including Peter Morriss, Robert Ingpen, Ray Honisett, Celia Rosser, etc, on variety of covers up to 2000s, includes FDI cancels on pieces & some PSEs.
AUTOGRAPHED FIRST DAY COVERS: Military & Aviation Personalities accumulation including Victoria Cross recipients Sir Roden Cutler, W/O Keith Payne, Sgt RR Rattey, Cpl Jim Gordon, Pte Edward Kenna, Charles Upham, also Admiral Sir VAT Smith, Major-General Alan Streeton, Nancy Wake ("The White Mouse"), BP "Bob" Butler (AFC), Bruce Ruxton, Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader, Nancy Bird Walton, etc, on variety of covers up to 2000s, includes FDI cancels on pieces & some PSEs all set out on display pages, also many signatures & a few books & paintings by Commodore Dacre Smyth. (4 large boxes; very heavy)
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)
AUTOGRAPHED FIRST DAY COVERS: 1970 'Small Cook' Post Office-issue FDC with 30c tied 'RUSSELL STREET VIC AUST' cds signed by designer "Robert Ingpen" plus 'Large Cook' covers x2 and WSC cover with Cook M/S similarly signed & 'Melbourne Airport' overprinted M/S on separate cover, also 1970 Grasslands PO-issue x2 signed "Robert Ingpen", Expo70 PO-issue signed "Arthur Leydin" (designer of the 20c value), Royal Visit PO issue plus private covers x3 two signed "J Mason" designer, & Excelsior 5c Standard Gauge Railway cover signed by designer "Brian Sadgrove".
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postmarks
Anzac Rifle Range (1): 'ANZAC RIFLE RANGE/11OC34/NSW' three fine to very fine strikes on cover with manuscript "Anzac Rifle Range" on red/white provisional registration label, water-stain on the reverse. Very scarce. Open only in October each year between 1920 & 1938.
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Shipping group including illustrated advertising covers for American Line (1903) and Cunard Line (1928, Latvian & Czech covers), also 1925 France-USA per SS 'France', 1935 France-USA per SS 'Normandie' commercial cover with Voyage Inaugural slogan, 1939 Cunard White Star airmail cover USA-HK-NSW with Prexies 10c & 20c x3 all with 'CW/S' perfins, 1967 PPC Spain-NZ social usage with 'RMS QUEEN MARY/THE LAST GREAT CRUISE' cachet, etc, condition variable.
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