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Displaying 1 - 20 of 165 Lots in Category - Flight Covers - Commercial




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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA








20

O/C

1914-36 KGV Commemoratives & Definitives used selection on leaves including many multiples with 6d Engraved strip of 3 & pair, 6d Kingsford Smith & 9d Macarthur blocks of 4, 1/- ANZAC strip of 4 & pair, SA Centenary gutter pairs, also 'OS' overprints & punctures with 3d Bridge 'OS' block of 4, some imprints & plate numbers, a few covers including Kingsford Smith 2d FDC & Plate #5 block of 4 on flight cover plus 1935 Jubilee set to 2/- registered airmail to USA, overall fine condition. (Qty 194 + 6 covers)

600.00

$460.00T



C of A - Postal Stationery
















294

PS

A/B

Large accumulation from Kangaroos to Decimals with Postal Card KGV 'ONE/PENNY' on 1d brown BW #P57 mint (Cat $750; light discolouration on back), Letter Cards including some views, Envelopes with PTPO Kangaroo 1d 'Shire of Moorabbin', KGV Sideface 1d 'Vacuum Oil', KGV 'Star' 1d 'Metropolitan Board of Works', 1d red 'Sandford & Co', 2d orange 'Brooks, Robinson & Co' plus many more later issues and also Victoria QV 1d 'OS' in die used 1923 with KGV 1d red punctured 'OS' added, Registration Envelopes including KGV 4d orange on buff NSW stock used 1916 to New Zealand with KGV 1d added, Aerogrammes with 'SPECIMEN' handstamps & used formular types, some postal history & postmark interest also, condition mixed but generally fine. Very good range with minimal duplication & substantial catalogue value makes this an excellent basis for expansion. (Qty 400+)

800.00

No longer available


305

PS

A-

AEROGRAMMES: 1971 Long Format 10c with All Inscriptions ('AUSTRALIA', '10c', Address Lines, Sealing Instructions and Instructions on the Reverse) Completely Omitted, to England with full social message & hand-written address on the reverse, a couple of insignificant blemishes. One of the most outstanding Aerogramme errors we have seen. Ex Jerry Kasper. [Virtually all major aerogramme errors are unused, having been "rescued" by post office staff or collectors. We believe that it was flown: the absence of a postmark suggests the automated cancelling machine rejected it because there was no value indicium]

300.00

No longer available

C of A - Postal History












348

C

A/B

Inwards foreign airmail covers with earlies flown and forwarded by surface mail noted Czechoslovakia 1922 registered postcard with 'PRAHA STRASSBOURG' flight label, Denmark 1934 with Airmails set endorsed "Par avion a Madras et en Australie", Estonia 1931 registered via KLM, Greece 1934 registered with 'PAR AVION/JUSQU'A Salonique' cachet & 1935 to Perth endorsed "jusqu'a Indes", Sweden 1929 Stockholm-Stralsund 'First Night Flight', wide range with some apparently commercial including China 1947 Warner Bros Pictures cover registered airmail, Finland 1930s to Sydney Consulate x2 one with 'VIA KARACHI-MADRAS' cachet, Honduras 1938 to Brisbane & Netherlands Indies Burns Philp cover to Hudson Fysh, some minor blemishes but condition generally fine. (Qty 28)

800.00

$600.00










349

C

A/B

Inwards British Commonwealth airmail covers with earlies flown and forwarded by surface mail noted Basutoland 1936 registered with 'MAFETENG' cachet and 'DARWIN' b/s, Ceylon 1931 to New Zealand endorsed airmail "Perth-Adelaide/Melbourne-Sydney" with combination franking, Cook Islands 1934 paying internal airmail with Pictorials d x8, 1d & 2d, Great Britain 1935 'City of Khartoum' crash cover with explanatory note, Kenya 1933 Kisumu Hotel cover to Hudson Fysh, QANTAS with KGV 2/- and 'BY AIR MAIL TO/PAR AVION A' cachet endorsed "Cairo Singapore", Newfoundland 1931 with 'TOORAWEENAH/NSW' cds in red re-directed to the Phillipines, Zanzibar 1935 with 'BY AIR TO KARACHI' cachet, others from Barbados, Jamaica, Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia, St Kitts, Swaziland and more, a few with minor blemishes but condition generally fine. (Qty 20)

800.00

$600.00














350

C

A/B

KGV Commemoratives frankings noted 1927 Canberra 1d x3 first flight with 'FORWARDED/BY AIR MAIL' cachet & 'CLONCURRY' cds, 1928 Kooka 3d pair from top half of M/S with red 'EXHIBITION' cds and blank 'R' label, 1932 Bridge 2d & 3d 'OS' overprints to UK and 'C Kingsford Smith' autographs on cover with full set, 1934 registered airmail to Netherlands Indies with Victorian Centenary 3d & 1/- and New Zealand taxed 'Boomerang' flight cover with Postage Dues, 1935 airmail to England with KGV Silver Jubilee 2d, 3d & 2/- and 1936 with SA Centenary 1/- single tied 'REGISTERED/HOBART' cds, mixture of commercial mail & philatelic covers, condition overall fine. (Qty 72)

600.00

$460.00T










351

CPS

A/B

Destination mail including 1922 Australian Museum postcard to USA with KGV 1d violet 'OS/NSW' punctured pair, 1939 KGV 1d postal card uprated airmail to Syria, 1940 censored airmail to South Africa & 5d Ram single airmail to Fiji, 1947 registered to BCOF serviceman at Kure Japan, 1958 QEII 4d lettercard uprated airmail to Indonesia, 1961 formular aerogramme to India with 'RETURN TO...' cachet, 1964 registered airmail to Germany with 1/- Colombo & 10/- Arms, others to Denmark, Germany, Netherlands Indies, Switzerland & USA, condition overall fine. (Qty 23)

500.00

$380.00T












352

C

A/B

Kangaroo frankings noted 1915 Geological Survey postcard to USA with d punctured small 'OS' & KGV 1d red 'OS', 1919 Australian Museum OHMS cover to USA with 3d 'OS/NSW' single, 1925 to Germany via Italy with 6d brown single, 1931 Netherlands Indies flight cover with 3rd Wmk 2/- brown, 1934 'LATE FEE' airmail to Germany with 9d & Victorian Centenary 2d pair, 1939 airmail to Germany with 2/- and Greek currency control cachet, 1940 Forces airmail to Australia with 9d single tied '1ST BGE HQ PO/W1' cds used in Palestine, mainly commercial mail, a few with censor & tax markings, some postmark interest, mixed condition but overall fine. (Qty 33)

600.00

$500.00T














353

CPS

A/B

KGV frankings noted 1915 to USA with 1d red x3 sealed with selvedge (including 'JBC' monogram!) on back, 1922 to USA with 4d blue single, 1924 'Sheahan's Hotel' cover with 1d red x3 tied 'STANTHORPE/QUEENSLAND' cds & red 'R' label, 1924 1d green postal card to Austria overpaid with 2d brown added, 1925 to USA with 'PAQUEBOT/San Fran Calif' cachet, 1926 with 4d tied 'HAMELIN POOL/WESTERN AUSTRALIA' cds & 'FORWARDED/BY AIR MAIL' cachet alongside, 1934 to India with Victorian Centenary 'Romance of Gold' cinderella tied on back, predominantly commercial mail including some advertising, also 'OS' frankings, tax markings, potential postmark interest plus a few PPCs of King George V, mixed condition but overall fine. (Qty 92)

600.00

No longer available


















354

CPS

A/B

KGVI & QEII frankings noted 1940 5d Ram pair airmail to Straits Settlements, 1949 BCOF with Mustang Fighter Plane cachet, 1955 registered airmail to Hungary, 1956 QEII 3d single British Defence Forces rate with 'NAVAL SERVICE' cachet, 1958 airmail to Ceylon with Olympics 7d pair, 1959 to UK with 'UNDERPAID/FOR AERIAL SERVICE' cachet, 1960s 2/3d Commemoratives single frankings plus many more, mostly commercial including advertising, military & censored, some postal stationery & postmark interest, also FDCs & commemorative covers, condition variable but overall fine. (Qty 250+)

600.00

$460.00T




355

CPS

A/A-

Vietnam War Forces Mail bundle of 80+ including many 'Map' envelopes sent unfranked with variety of Australian FPO cancels and other cachets noted 'FREE/POSTED IN/HMAS HOBART', 'AIRMAIL/HUBBA HUBBA/[Rabbit]/ FROM VIETNAM' & 'I SHOULD BE HOME SOON/[Swagman]/_DAYS LEFT', other envelopes noted illustrated HMAS Brisbane, Salvation Army & US 'Map' type, plus quantity of domestic mail from the same period including 1970 'PRIORITY PAID TEST ARTICLE' cachets x3, 'STAMP LOST IN TRANSIT' and similar x3, registered including one Business Reply Post with 50c Navigator, plenty more, mixed condition but generally fine. (Qty 100s)

300.00

$380.00














361

C

A/B

1900s-70s covers accumulation noted Kangaroos 2d Second Wmk 'OS' punctures x3 on House of Representatives long cover, a few Colonial items including NSW 1d Arms 'OS' on Royal Commission on the Fruit Industry cover, group of inwards mail to Australia noted Russia 1917 registered with Japanese 'OFFICIALLY SEALED' labels tied 'Damage Repaired' cachets, Great Britain 1937 KGV d envelope with 'CUSTOMS DUTY/D/TO PAY' cachet in red, Hong Kong 1940 from 'RN Hospital' with oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR/218' cachet in blue, Thailand censored airmail with 'SIJOL' cds, WWII Forces in Egypt airmails & a few picture postcards, also quantity of 1940s-70s FDCs with official & private cachets including Sigma and other drug companies, mixed condition. (Qty 100s)

400.00

$800.00










381

C/CL

A/B

1931 Manila-Japan flight cover signed "Francis Chichester", 1932 (Aug) Brisbane-Bendigo flight AAMC #279 signed by the pilot "WE Gardener" (only 12 carried; Cat $300), 1962 Tasmanian Hydro-Electric Commission septuple-rate airmail cover to Italy with 1 Arms + QE 1d (on the flap; & 2d missing), Belgian Congo 1932 commercial airmail to Italy, and two others. (Qty 6)

250.00

$190.00




384

C

B

1936 (Aug 8) commercial airmail cover to GB with 2d (lost) & KGV 1/4d tied by Kapunda (SA) cds, boxed 'DAMAGED BY SEA/WATER' & straight-line 'amaged by SEA WATER' (on the reverse) cachets Sanford type b & an unlisted variant of type c (with upper-case 'SEA WATER'), minor blemishes. A very appealing "crash" cover from the "Scipio" that came to grief at Mirabella Bay, Crete on 22.8.1936.

300.00

$460.00






385

C

A

1937 Harris Scarfe & Sandovers illustrated advertising cover sent unsealed with KGV 4d olive tied by Perth cds & superb 'CARNARVON' arrival b/s of the same date. A remarkable usage, being 1d printed matter rate article with 3d airmail supplement!

150.00

$115.00




387

C

A-

1938 (Aug 1) airmail PPC to Nyasaland with KGV 2d & 3d tied by Brisbane cds paying Empire Air Mail Scheme letter rate on the first day of its introduction , per Qantas/Imperial Airways flying boat service via Cairo with 'LIMBE/15AUG38' arrival cds alongside, a few minor blemishes. [There was - and is - confusion over the Australian EAMS postcard rate: the rate for letters was 5d, the equivalent of the domestic base airmail letter rate. There was no published rate for postcards but Breckon lists the rate at a curious 4d (ie only d less than the letter rate). However, the few we have seen are franked 3d, consistent with the standard "half the letter rate to the nearest penny" rule. Here, the sender was probably instructed to pay the 5d letter rate.

300.00

$240.00




























388

CPS

A/B

1939-45 World War II Civilian Censorship modest exhibit with good range of labels and cachets arranged by district including Tasmania x8 and Northern Territory x5, noted 1941 Brisbane label used with Townsville '1/2' cachet & 1945 red-on-yellow label on KGVI 7d 'AIR LETTER', 1942 Sydney blank white label, Newcastle nine-dot labels with altered Sydney cachets x2, Hobart boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR' in red with KGVI 2d tied 'LINDISFARNE/ 24OC39/TAS-AUST' cds, Launceston '6/1' label in black unusually on 1941 cover from Ceylon to Tattersalls, Darwin 7-dot label & boxed 'D2' cachet on 1940 airmail cover plus diamond '7' cachets on 1942 covers from Tennant Creek x2 and on 1943 military mail, mixture of domestic and overseas mail with destinations including British Guiana, Ceylon & Ireland and a few other inwards items, a couple with minor blemishes but overall fine. (Qty 100+)

800.00

$600.00T








389

C

1939-45 World War II Civilian Censorship selection of domestic, overseas and inwards mail with destinations and origins including Hawaii, India, Palestine (airmails both ways), South Africa, Switzerland, noted Sydney 1939 'Single Text Line' label on tatty cover with 'UNDELIVERABLE' cachet, Newcastle '2/1' labels and altered Sydney cachets on inwards covers from Canada, GB and USA, 1941 airmail to Karachi at 11d rate and from GB via Clipper at 3/6d rate, 'Lady Gowrie' label on 1944 cover, Launceston '6/1' cachet on two Prisoner of War lettersheets from Germany (sadly stamps removed) plus '6/1' label and cachet on 1943 cover to AEME Workshops, good variety of labels and cachets. (Qty 64)

300.00

$230.00






392

C

B

1940-41 airmail to the West Indies the earlier with 1/6d Hermes and red jusq'ua bars applied in London, the latter trans-Pacific with KGVI 2d & 9d Platypus paying airmail within the USA only, both censored with Melbourne labels and cachets & with 'ST KITTS' arrival b/s, each has some edge faults. (Qty 2)

200.00

$150.00T






394

C

A-

1942 (Aug 17) cover to Jamaica endorsed "Seamail to America then airmail to Jamaica" with KGVI 3d brown & 1/- Lyrebird tied 'MORNINGTON/VIC' cds, Melbourne censor label & cachet on face, carried by ship to USA and onwards by domestic & PanAm West Indies airmail services with 'HALF-WAY-TREE/SE28/42/JAMAICA' arrival b/s, couple of minor blemishes. [The Pacific Clipper service to USA had been suspended after the Pearl Harbour attack on 8.12.1941; the d War Tax did not apply to airmail articles, even if this was only required for part of the journey]

300.00

$230.00




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