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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - Combination Covers
C of A - Flight Covers
1929usage of KGV Oval 4½d Registration Envelope to England with 'HAY/NSW' (?) cds obscured by added GB PUC 1½d x3 with commercial perfins & tied by oval 'REGISTERED/VICTORIA ST BO SW1' d/s & with 'London SW3' registration label, endorsed on the face "Per favour/Southern Cross/Australia-/England/many many thanks" & signed "OK/CTPUlm", minor blemishes: see AAMC #142, Cat $2750. Only 12 carried. [With two-page social letter that mentions a personal connection to Charles Kingsford Smith]
(Qty 2 items)
1934(Oct 21) Brisbane-San Francisco AAMC #455 Trans-Pacific flight via Fiji and Honolulu per Sir Charles Kingsford Smith & PG Taylor in 'Lady Southern Cross' , Fiji KGV 3d tied by Suva cds & US NRA 3c tied by Honolulu d/s, Los Angeles b/s, signed "CKingsford Smith", a couple of very minor blemishes, Cat $3250.
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
1857to Scotland per "Oneida" with Diadem 6d grey (full margins) tied by bars cancel of Sydney (b/s), London transit b/s & bold 'CR' h/s of the Caledonian Railway, 'CARLUKE/MY11/1857' b/s from where re-addressed to Edinburgh with 1d red/blued paper added for the redirection fee & tied by '67'-in-bars, a couple of minor blemishes.
VICTORIA - Postal History
1872(Sep 30) cover to London "Via Marseilles" with scarce franking of '9 9/ NINEPENCE' on Laureates 10d brown/pink SG 171 tied by Melbourne duplex, London arrival cds of SP30/72 in red on the face, GB 1d added for redirection fee & tied by superb 'LONDON-W/ 6 /SP30/72 - W/31' duplex, 'DEAL' arrival b/s, minor soiling & part of the flap missing.
1950to Australia franked on reverse with Southwest China $100 Liberation Army and PRC $800 Tien An Men First Printing x3 tied by 'KUNMING' cds, '50.10.28/CANTON' transit alongside, couple of minor blemishes. Scarce combination franking; stamps of Southwest China were valid only until 30.6.1951.
MARSHALLS:1910 apparently commercial cover to "Nauru" with scarce combination franking of German 5pf & Marshalls 5pf tied by a light Jaluit cds, light but clear Nauru arrival b/s, ironed-out central fold & minor soiling.
TANGIER:1937-53 mostly commercial covers almost all to GB or USA but noted others to Israel India & Switzerland x2, franked with KGVI British stamps or 'TANGIER' Overprints & including a few combination frankings, a few registered, four of the later covers with double-oval 'O.A.T.' handstamps, condition variable.
1948 OHMS cover with KGVI 1½a 'SERVICE' with violet 'PAKISTAN' h/s, another similarly franked but with '(P)AKISTAN' black diagonal h/s, also 2½a 'SERVICE' with 'PAKISTAN' overprint used with Pakistan 6p 'SERVICE' overprint on registered OHMS cover, 1956 registered air to Australia with 2r, inwards airmails from Ceylon & Canada.