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Displaying 1 - 20 of 58 Lots in Category - Flight Covers - Commercial




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

MISCELLANEOUS








505

c/cl

Malta postal history with WWI POW covers with boxed 'FREE/FROM/PRISONER/OF WAR' h/s or oval types Numbers 2 3 & 4, then KGVI frankings to NSW mostly registered including four censored WWII items, 1948 with 2d x2 & 2/6d plus 'BUY/A MALTA GOVT/LOTTERY TICKET' label, & fourteen at various rates with 'SELF- GOVERNMENT' Overprints to 2/- & 2/6d; also six WWII covers from Australian airmen in Southern Rhodesia, and a few strays; condition variable. (Qty 36 items)

200.00

$440.00




510

C

World Air Letters & Aerogrammes in two cartons, strength in Australia enhanced by many commercially used inwards examples, others from Africa, Asia, Europe, Great Britain and the Americas, smaller countries notably Falklands & Carribean Islands, etc, includes privately printed issues, commemoratives, FDCs & first flights, military types, Specimens, etc, generally fine to very fine. (Qty Approx 2000+)

500.00

$380.00












512

cps

Batch of mostly 1930s Thai airmail covers x12 plus 1893-1905 local Postal Cards very fine used x4, also Madagascar 1931 uprated usage of 50c Postman Envelope to the USA, Tonga 1967 commercial airmails to Australia with "coin" self-adhesives (very scarce frankings), Nauru 1924 correctly rated registered cover to the USA with Freighters d 2d & 3d, New Zealand 1954 Singapore crash cover (attractively stained), 1945 British Forces in Turkey philatelic covers x5, & a few others, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. (Qty 31 items)

400.00

$300.00












513

cps

Mostly military/wartime covers with a few World War I including 1916 OAS from Tanganyika (?) with black/green 'OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW' label across the flap; World War II including Australian War Savings booklet with "Spitfire" 6d x15 affixed within, Australian POW Postcard - no camp indicated but probably in Thailand - to NSW, China 1940 uprated Postal Card to NSW, commercial airmails including 3 from 'BRITISH CONSULATE/Curacao' to USA, 1942 Guatemala-USA with 'BRITISH LEGATION/V' h/s & franking including a bisect, some parcel fragments including high value frankings from GB & Malaya; post-WWII including Austria 1953 to NSW with Costumes 40g & 10s; etc, condition variable. (Qty 140 approx)

500.00

No longer available






515

*oc/L

Box of "goodies" with some mostly ordinary stamps, mounted range of 1956 1960 & 1964 Olympics FDCs from many countries including imperfs from Poland & San Marino, then a stockbook of New Zealand Life Insurance (Lighthouse) issues, and a range of postal history including Australia registered parcel front with Arms 10/- x4 (sensational if it had been a single 2!), Hong Kong Sep 1941 by air to NSW with Centenary 5c 25c & $1 x2, three New Zealand parcel tags one to NSW during WWII & censored, 1940s US parcel front to Australia with "Prexies" 6c x2 9c 12c x4 15c 20c & 50c taxed 3/3d with rare parcels 'ASSESSMENT LABEL' affixed; finally a group of monographs on Palestine & Israel subjects.

400.00

$440.00


















528

cps

Carton of world covers with numerous pickings including lots of Germany, Italy including 1867 to GB with Embossed 40c & Imperf 80c, 1932 Japan to Cuba (!), 1948 India to Mozambique, etc, the best section are airmail covers to Australia from many countries including 1949 East Germany, 1954 Bahrain registered, 1938 Afghanistan, 1939 Indo-China registered, 1951 Gold Coast PPC, GB 1951 with Festival 2/6d & 5/-, etc. (Qty few 100)

500.00

$320.00














529

c/cl

Valuable batch of commercial covers including Abu Dhabi 1965 to GB with 50np Antelope & 1972 airmail with 'UAE' Overprints 35f, Dubai Aerogrammes x4, 1942 remarkably fine POW cover from GB to Malaya, Bechuanaland 1893 1d Postal Card with 'MAFEKING/BECUANALAND' cds and 1910 & 1912 PPCs with 'LOBATSI' or 'FRANCISTOWN' cds, Tanganyika 1925 to Italy with Giraffes 10c & 15c, Samoa 1923 with 'ALEIPATA' cds, New Zealand 1954 Rotary International airmail cover to USA with 6d & 10/- Queen on Horseback, Somaliland 1903 defective PPC with faint 'BERBERA' cds & 1946 OAS cover with superb 'HARGEISA' cds, etc, condition variable but most are fine to very fine. (Qty 39)

1500.00

No longer available














531

c

OMNIBUS ISSUES: Valuable batch of commercial covers with 1949 UPU issues from Aden to Zanzibar with better frankings including solos, postcard & formular aerogramme rates, airmail & registered covers, scarcer postmarks, better destinations, etc, condition variable but most are fine to very fine. A solid basis for an interesting collection. (Qty 58)

850.00

$750.00T



C of A - Postal History








707

cps

Selection with WWI POW notelope from Holdsworthy Camp & letter on 'CONCENTRATION CAMPS, AUSTRALIA' letterhead from Trial Bay, 1935 registered cover to Czechoslovakia with 1d + Macarthur 2d & 3d, 1937 airmail to Denmark correctly rated 1/9d but with jusqu'a bars of London, 1939 airmail to Sydney with Darwin cds & boxed 'PAQUEBOT' h/s, and 1950 from Hobart with Darwin cds & 'UNCLAIMED' h/s, condition variable. (Qty 7 items)

300.00

No longer available


708

cps

Large carton of covers in shoeboxes & albums, mostly Decimal period with a high proportion of airmail covers from a family correspondence to Germany with numerous better frankings including International Stamps, good postmark content, also some FDCs & other philatelic covers, generally very fine. (Qty )

250.00

$320.00












709

cps

- two bulging albums crammed with mostly decimal covers from the same source, lots of pickings including scarce postcard usages notably a few NVI types, again many better frankings & good postmark content, also some pre-decimal covers including a very scarce 1939 Empire Air Mail Scheme 3d-rate postcard to the UK. (Qty 350+)

350.00

No longer available










710

c/cl

Box of mostly pre-decimal commercial covers the majority to overseas destinations including Brazil, Italy, Hawaii, Ireland, Hungary, Dutch Indies & Sabah, with numerous airmail covers including a few Clipper items & a good range of rates to 9/- including 5d Empire Air Rate, 1/2d Thylacine on PPC to Germany etc, a number of unusual make-ups including with se-tenant issues, many WWII censor covers with variety in the censor labels & cachets, 1945 to GB with rare Queensland red & blue airmail label, 1953 7d Aerogramme uprated with 3d Wheat, 1934 illustrated advertising cover for Warwick Presbyterian Boarding Schools (Qld), condition rather mixed. (Qty 150 approx)

300.00

$320.00










722

cps

1930s bundle of commercial covers with many to Austria including by air, also a group mostly by air to New Guinea or Papua including one registered & several redirected from Port Moresby to Wau each with 3d Air Mail added, etc, very mixed condition but full of interest. (Qty 48)

200.00

No longer available




723

c

a

1935 commercial airmail cover to Austria with scarce solo franking of Silver Jubilee 2/- violet tied by 'WAVERLEY/NSW' cds, Athens transit & Vienna arrival b/s. [The rate was 1/9d for air to Brindisi, then by rail; or 2/- by air all the way]

200.00

$220.00T




725

co

b

1941 unusual size envelope (185x197mm) to USA with 'CALIFORNIA/CLIPPER' h/s & rare franking of Robes 1 block of 4 (a few faults) + 4d Koala & 2/- Roo tied by Sydney cds of 24JY41, minor wrinkles. One of the highest-rated World War II airmail covers we have recorded, making this a wonderful item for the airmail enthusiast or the collector of KGVI issues. [NB: this cover does fit on a standard album page]

The Clipper rate to the USA was 4/8d for the first oz + 4/7d for each successive oz. Total postage of 4/2/4d = 988d. Postage for a letter weighing between 8 & 9oz was 4/8d + 4/7d x17 = 991d, indicating underpayment of 3d (or an unlikely overpayment of 4/4d). [NB: Kevin Nelson's entire packet wrapping to GB with Robes 10/- strip of 5 & 1 strip of 4 sold at the Prestige auction of 27.11.2010 for $7187]

3500.00

No longer available


727

cl

b

1965 commercial quadruple-rate airmail cover ro New York with rare franking of Captain Cook 7/6d (Cat $500 on cover) + 6d Bird, minor peripheral tears. The rate was 2/- x4.

500.00

$700.00T






728

c/cl

1966-79 commercial covers with multiple frankings of the same stamp including pairs of the 15c Timber, 25c Wool, 20c Australia-Asia (singles), 35c Olympics, 30c Fish, 18c Conservation, 35c Beef, 1974 35c Christmas, 9c on 8c Opal etc, most are airmail covers, condition variable. A good lot. (Qty 66)

450.00

$340.00






729

c

b

1973 commercial registered airmail cover endorsed "Photos & Negative", to Austria with scarce franking of $2 Bass + 25c Aboriginal Art, minor blemishes on the reverse.

250.00

$420.00T



C of A - Postal Stationery


771

c

a-

AEROGRAMMES: 1943 Qantas Christmas airgraph with illustration of Kangaroo Santa that was the inspiration for the 1944 7d Air Letter with a similar design printed within.

100.00

$80.00T




774

ps

a

AEROGRAMMES - OFFICIAL: 1952 Second Issue with 'POSTAGE/PAID' - Upper Case - at Upper-Right BW #AO2, to New Zealand with roneo'd PMG's Department advice of 24.5.1954, Cat $750. Rare. [The ACSC states "Fewer than ten examples [all used] have been recorded". Some of those have typewritten amendments to the heading]

500.00

$1,500.00




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