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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA


























7

CPS

Covers accumulation mostly FDCs & PSEs, souvenir covers, Maxi-Cards & commemorative postmarks, but also some commercially used stationery & commercial mail, a few PPCs, majority post-WWII but a few KGV frankings, mail to Australia, thematic interest for Scouts, Olympics, Exhibitions & more, noted a few 'Cinderellas' tied on cover, KGVI Challis FDCs, etc, condition mixed but generally fine. Weighs 66kgs. (Qty 1000s)

400.00

$525.00



C of A - Postal Stationery






147

C

POSTAL CARDS: 1978-82 Decimal issues comprising 18c x11, 20c x7, 22c x4 and 27c all used, variety of views, many with added frankings for overseas airmail rates, plus 1990s Maximum Cards 'Postage Pre-Paid' x12 all used to Europe with personal messages, condition variable but mostly fine. (Qty 35)

300.00

$260.00



C of A - Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes
















149

C

1944-53 group noted 1944 KGVI 7d First Issue with admonition on yellow paper x2 one with Brisbane '1' censor cachet, the other with Melbourne '3.' in circle check mark and on stone paper x2 one to India with Melbourne wide white censor label cut in half, the other with Qantas Re-Opening Flight overprint in red (not pilot-signed), Second Issue without admonition x2 one with Sydney yellow censor label, 1945 New Format Qantas overprint in red (not pilot-signed), also 1952-59 Officials 'SPECIMEN' h/s plus used x3 including 1953 with 'spur on AI' flaw and 1960 with 'HIS' & 'AIR LETTER' crossed out & over-typed 'HER' & 'AEROGRAMME', condition generally fine. (Qty 18)

400.00

$380.00T












150

C

1944-65 collection including mint, FDI and commercially used noted 1944 First Issue with admonition on yellow paper endorsed "First Day Cover/11th Sept 1944" but with 'CHATSWOOD/12SE44/NSW' cds and on stone paper x5 including with Sydney white censor label cut in half to South Africa, with Melbourne wide white censor 'half-label' to UK, with Adelaide '4' in circle check mark to "RAF, Ein Shemer, MEF" and with Perth '5' in circle check mark to Southern Rhodesia, Second Issue without admonition x7 including with Brisbane '1' in circle check mark, with Sydney censor label (format as for yellow labels but on buff stock; unusual) and with Melbourne yellow censor label, etc, also Officials 'Postage/Paid' used x2 one with heading in indigo & 'SPECIMEN' h/s x2 plus 'OHMS' Plane used, 'SPECIMEN' overprint & h/s, condition generally very fine. (Qty 101)

450.00

$420.00



C of A - Postal History












278

CPS

Large shoebox of commercial & philatelic mail with some better frankings including Silver Jubilee set x2 & 5/- Robes on Clipper cover; better postmarks including 'AUST EXHBTN MELBNE N3' on Vic Centenary 1/-, 1954 with 'POSTED EGELABRA SIDING/NO POST OFFICE' & NSW TPO cds, & 1953 'PAID BULK RATE/ROCKHAMPTON'; Military including 1941 to USA with huge '101 GEN HOSP/4TH MD' cachet, 1944 POW Post Card from Murchison Camp to Germany, BCOF set to Thin Paper 5/- with 'AUST ARMY PO/214' cds, Vietnam commercial registered airmail to Adelaide with Olympics 5c & 25c tied by 'AUST FPO/3' cds & superb registration cachet, etc; also noted 1943 registered to Argentina, 1907 Paquebot from Gibraltar apparently taxed in error & 1938 from NZ correctly addressed to "Karumba/NT" with 'POST-TOWN/NOT KNOWN/["Australia"]' handstamp & apologetic letter from the PMG's Department; condition variable. (Qty 200 approx)

850.00

$1,150.00










279

C/CL

Pre-1950 commercial airmails group with better frankings including Roos 9d & 1/- on 1931 to GB with extra 1d for forwarding to Germany, ANZAC 1/- & Large Kooka 6d to GB, KGVI 3d blue strip of 3 to Penang, Robes 5/- pair & 10/- on two double-rate Clipper Mail covers, Robes 10/- on 1948 Registration Envelope to USA, also 1939 EAMS 5d rate cover to Canada which was not a participant so jusqu'a bars added at London, condition a bit mixed. (Qty 19)

750.00

$675.00






















281

C

Post-WWII pre-decimal advertising covers mostly with imprints only but many are illustrated including a number of very attractive items, the collection is from GB so many are addressed there mostly by air with some better frankings including ANZAC 2/3d single & a pair on a registered cover, generally fine to very fine. A really appealing lot. (Qty 170 approx)

600.00

$625.00T








286

C

Batch of Kangaroo frankings including d strip of 3 on PPC to USA, 1d punctured Large 'OS' on postcard to GB, six 1930s airmail covers with values to 1/-, etc, condition variable. (Qty 21)

300.00

$300.00












287

CPS

Batch of KGV Heads frankings including airmail & registered covers, 1918 d green municipal printed matter with scarce 'MORNINGTON JCTN/VIC' cds, 1921 tiny cover with 2d orange, 1922 2d scarlet x3 on double-rate - 4d + 2d - cover to USA "Per SS Ventura", 1929 OHMS with punctured 'OS' 1d & 3d, 1933 OHMS registered with 3d overprinted 'OS' pair, 1938 with 'STOP/PRACTISE/ROAD SAFETY' label, etc, condition variable. (Qty 60 approx)

600.00

$460.00




298

C

A

1935 registered airmail cover to Liechtenstein ! with scarce solo franking of Jubilee 2/- violet tied by 'HALLS CREEK/WA' cds with blue & black/white 'R' label at L/R, Darwin & Vienna transits & Vaduz arrival b/s, redirected to Switzerland with Zurich arrival b/s. [The All Up airmail rate was 1/9d + 3d registration]

200.00

$600.00




299

CO

B

1936 (June 9) long registered airmail cover to London with Kangaroos 9d 2/- x2 5/- & 10/- tied by 'REGISTERED/ SYDNEY NSW' cds, some creasing & the stamps with minor faults. The rate was 1/6d per oz x13 = 19/6d + 3d registration.

750.00

$1,600.00T




300

CO

B

1936 (Aug 8) long registered airmail cover (304x152mm) to London with Kangaroos 9d 2/- & 1 grey - Cat $5000 on cover - tied by 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY NSW' cds, some creasing that affects the stamps. The rate was 1/6d per oz x15 = 1/2/6d + 3d registration.

1200.00

$3,200.00T




301

CO

B

1936 (June 16) long registered airmail cover (304x152mm) to London with Kangaroos 9d 2/- 5/- 10/- & 1 grey - Cat $5000 on cover - tied by 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY NSW' cds, some creasing that affects the stamps still a dramatic & very attractive franking. The rate was 1/6d per oz x25 = 1/17/6d + 3d registration.

1500.00

$4,800.00T




302

CL

B

1938 (Mar 10) double-rate commercial cover to South West Africa with scarce franking of 5/- Roo (rounded corner) + Large Kooka 6d tied by Brisbane cds, minor faults. [The All Up rate was 2/9d per oz to South Africa & accepted at that rate]

250.00

$280.00T




304

C

A

1938-39 Empire Air Mail Scheme EAMS cover to GB with KGV 5d tied by 'SHIP MAIL ROOM/6MR39/MELBOURNE' cds. Nothing to look at but this is only the third cover identified as having been carried per 'Capella' which was wrecked on landing at Batavia AAMC #843a, Cat $900. NB: the plane was flying from Australia, not from GB as noted in the AAMC: see Proud 'Intercontinental Airmails Vol II: Asia & Australasia' at page 431 where it is stated 'On 11 March Capella struck a sunken wreck while landing at Batavia...'

1500.00

No longer available


















307

CPS

1939-45 World War II services commercial mail with four 1939 items including two uprated Postal Cards, 1941 to Hong Kong at 9d, 1942 to California via Horseshoe Route then trans-Atlantic to USA, 1942 at 4/2d double-rate surface to USA then air to GB, 1942 to Switzerland via Portugal at 1/11d, 1943 9d surface to USA & internal air to Mississippi, 1944 registered by trans-Pacific service & returned, etc, inwards covers including 1941 from China via Hong Kong, condition variable. Ex Neil Russell. An interesting lot. (Qty 27)

400.00

$420.00T
















309

C

1939-45 WWII Civil Censorship group noted 1940 airmail to France with 9d Roo & 1/- Lyre and Perth 5-dot label, two 1941 airmails to India at 1/1d rate with Sydney labels, 1941 airmail to UK with Hobart 6-dot black label (plus three surface-rate items with red '6' labels), 1941 from Papua with Cairns '1/3' diamond cachet, 1942 to USA with Sydney '2/RETURN/TO/SENDER' cachet in red x3, 1943 via 'FIELD POST OFFICE/072' with Darwin '7/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/6' civilian cachet, c.1943 with KGVI 3d and 'US ARMY/CENSORED' cachets, 1944 OAS cover with Townsville '1/2' label & cachet, two with Newcastle '2/1' cachets & 9-dot labels, a few 'NOT OPENED' cachets, some advertising, other destinations include Ireland, Mauritius & New Zealand, also Southern Rhodesia 1941 airmail to Victoria with Melbourne label & cachet, plus Papua airmails to UK in 1939 with local 'OPENED BY CENSOR' complete labels x2 & 1940 with local 'PASSED BY CENSOR' cachet, condition mixed but many fine. (Qty 46)

600.00

$460.00T








311

C

A/B

1940-44 civil censorship covers 1) 1940 Launceston-USA with rare black/white label with 8 Dots; 2) 1941 Sydney- Forces in Palestine with scarce machine-backstamps 'NOT OPENED BY CENSOR/ 2 ' or '2 PASSED BY CENSOR 1100'; 3) 1943 Brisbane-USA with boxed 'RETURN TO SENDER/NON-TRANSMISSIBLE/...' & diamond ' 1 / RETURN/TO/SENDER' both in rosine; 4) 1944 Forces airmail Perth-Algeria with '5./Opened by Censor.' tape; and 5) undated from a POW at Tatura with rare boxed 'CENSORSHIP/MELBOURNE/...' cachet on the reverse. (Qty 6)

300.00

$200.00T




312

C

A-

1943 (Aug 26) airmail cover with 1/6d to Fanning Island endorsed "via Auckland-Suva-Honolulu", censored at Sydney & Honolulu, minor blemishes. [Neither Breckon nor Walker notes any trans-Pacific air services at this time. The absence of transit or arrival b/s suggests the cover was carried by sea but....]

200.00

$150.00T




313

PS

A

1946 (Apr 24) usage of 7d Air Letter to Louisiana with superb 'TRANSMITTED BY ORDINARY MAIL.' h/s in violet. [There was no aerogramme acceptance to the USA until 10.2.1947]

100.00

$210.00T




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