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Displaying 18 Lots in Category - Northern Territory



Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

C of A - Flight Covers




314

C

A

1930 (Feb 19) registered cover AAMC #151&152 carried on both outward & return leg of first flight of Australian Aerial Services Camooweal-Daly Waters (NT) route with KGV 2d brown, 1d WA Swan, 3d Kooka & 2d Airmail tied 'REGISTERED ELIZABETH ST/15FE30/MELBOURNE' d/s plus red 'R' label & boxed 'LATE FEE' cachet, 'CAMOOWEAL/QUEENSLAND' (19.2 & 21.2) and 'DALY WATERS/NT' (20.2 & 21.2) transits the latter on face, fine condition, Cat $650. [AAMC states only 50 carried on outward leg & 30 on return with no mention of how many flown on both; the majority of the philatelic mail was carried on the second flight in March due to an error at the Darwin PO]

400.00

No longer available


315

C

A-/B

1930 (Feb-May) group of registered covers carried by second & subsequent flights on Australian Aerial Services Camooweal-Daly Waters, Northern Territory route with 'R' labels of 'DALY WATERS' (red & black x4; blue manuscript provisionals x4), 'CAMOOWEAL' (red x5) & 'NSW/COBAR' (red x5), a number with 'ALEXANDRIA' [sic] dated cachet in violet, many also with NSW & Queensland TPO markings, most with minor blemishes. (Qty 19)

600.00

No longer available








316

C

A/B

1930s autographed covers comprising 1931 "C Kingsford Smith" on ANA Christmas Flight from England & "Francis C Chichester" on Japan flight cover, 1935 "J Chapman" & "B Cowan" on Adelaide-Darwin cover with KGV Jubilee 2d tied 'DALY WATERS/NT' d/s and "PL Taylor" & "CH Scott" on cover with 'Holymans Airways Ltd' cachet, 1937 "Jack P Clancy" on 'Around Australia' cover & "Dolores Bonney" on South Africa flight with KGV 2d tied 'DARWIN NT/AUSTRALIA' d/s, 1939 "JW Burgess" and others on 'Aotearoa' cover, plus 1940 "O Garden" on 'Awarua' cover and 1978 Trans-Pacific Flight Anniversary cover signed by 31 aviators including "GU Allan", "Lores Bonney" & "Nancy Bird", a few minor blemishes but generally fine condition. (Qty 9)

600.00

$550.00




331

C

A-

1935 (Oct 10) Crome cover AAMC# 538/556 carried by & signed "Harry Broadbent" on Australia-England-Australia flight with KGV 1d green tied 'ENMORE/5OC35/NSW' cds for the outward leg in his Puss Moth 'Dabs III' as far as Basra, Iraq where he crashed & onwards by regular air service then back in a Percival Gull with KGV 2d red affixed alongside tied 'DARWIN NT/13NO35/AUSTRALIA' arrival d/s, couple of very minor blemishes, Cat $750.

400.00

$300.00




332

C

A-

1935 (Oct 10) Crome cover AAMC #538/556 carried by & signed "Harry Broadbent" on Australia-England-Australia flight with KGV 1d green tied 'ENMORE/5OC35/NSW' cds for the outward leg in his Puss Moth 'Dabs III' as far as Basra, Iraq where he crashed & onwards by regular air service then back in a Percival Gull with India KGV Airmail 12a affixed alongside but not accepted for return leg with 'DARWIN NT/13NO35/AUSTRALIA' arrival d/s, 'MORE TO PAY' tax marking & Postage Due 4d alongside, the latter tied by signature, couple of very minor blemishes, Cat $750.

500.00

$380.00






333

C

A-

1935 (Oct 23) cover AAMC #545 flown London-Brindisi-London by Charles Kingsford Smith & Tommy Pethybridge on their attempted flight to Australia which was abandoned in Italy after the 'Lady Southern Cross' was badly damaged by storms, originally carried from Australia to England by Imperial & KLM certified on back signed "B Sheil" with Australia KGV 2d tied 'DARWIN NT/3OC35/AUSTRALIA' d/s & Great Britain KGV 1d brown x2 perforated 'VO/CoL' for Vacuum Oil affixed alongside tied London cancels, couple of minor blemishes, Cat $650. [These are the last covers carried by Kingsford Smith who was killed along with Pethybridge when the 'Lady Southern Cross' crashed off the Burma coast in November 1935 on their second attempt to reach Australia]

400.00

No longer available

C of A - Postal History


























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














447

C

NORTHERN TERRITORY - DARWIN: 1940 philatelic cover to NZ with plain white label with 'OPENED BY CENSOR/.......' (Seven Dots) handstamp struck once in rosine (Little #L7-1b) & boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/...' cachet with separate 'D2' h/s (#H7-1a); commercial airmail covers with ' 7 /PASSED/BY/CENSOR/ 1 ', '.../ 2 ', '.../ 3 ' or '.../4 ' cachets (two with 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label & two with ' 7 /OPENED BY CENSOR' label), and Jan 1941 flight to Timor with ' 7 /NOT/OPENED/BY/CENSOR' cachet (signed by the pilot "HB Hussey"); condition variable. (Qty 6)

500.00

$380.00T




449

C

B

NORTHERN TERRITORY - DARWIN: 1940 (Oct 14) commercial airmail cover to Sydney with large 'DARWIN NT/AUSTRALIA' cds, plain white label with 'OPENED BY CENSOR/.......' (Seven Dots) handstamp struck once in rosine (Little #L7-1b) & boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/...' cachet in violet with separate 'D2' h/s (#H7-1a), small repaired opeing tears & one stamp damaged.

400.00

$300.00T




450

C

B

NORTHERN TERRITORY - DARWIN: 1940 (May 2) commercial airmail cover to London, plain white label with 'OPENED BY CENSOR/.......' (Seven Dots) handstamp struck twice in rosine (Little #L7-1ab) & boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/...' cachet with separate 'D2' h/s (#H7-1a), label opened-out for display, light central fold & the flap removed. [The provisional handstamped labels are very scarce to rare]

400.00

$300.00T




451

C

B

NORTHERN TERRITORY - DARWIN: 1940 (Sep 22) commercial cover to the USA, plain white label with 'OPENED BY CENSOR/.......' (Seven Dots) handstamp struck once in rosine (Little #L7-1b) & boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/...' cachet in red with manuscript "D4" (#H7-1ba), minor blemishes.

400.00

$300.00T




452

C

B

NORTHERN TERRITORY - DARWIN: 1940 (Sep 23) commercial cover to Ireland with 'MIL PO DARWIN/NORTH AUST' cds, plain white label with 'OPENED BY CENSOR/.......' (Seven Dots) handstamp struck once in rosine (Little #L7-1b) & boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/...' cachet in violet with separate 'D2' h/s (#H7-1a), minor blemishes.

400.00

$300.00T




453

CL

B

NORTHERN TERRITORY - DARWIN: 1941 (Sep 27) commercial cover airmail to Sydney then by sea to Connecticut with 'NAVY DEPARTMENT/Office of the US Naval Observer/Port Darwin NT Australia/OFFICIAL BUSINESS' cachet at U/L, very fine ' 7 /PASSED/ BY/CENSOR/ 2 'cachet in violet, minor blemishes. We have not previously seen the cachet: very interesting that the US Navy had a visible presence in Darwin at least 10 weeks before the attack on Pearl Harbor.

250.00

$190.00T




454

C

B

NORTHERN TERRITORY - DARWIN: Inwards 1940 (May 6) New York Botanical Garden cover to the Botanic Gardens in Darwin, plain white label with 'OPENED BY CENSOR/.......' (Seven Dots) handstamp struck once in rosine (Little #L7-1b) & boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/...' cachet with separate 'D1' h/s (#H7-1a) both in red, minor blemishes.

250.00

$190.00T




525

C

C

ALICE SPRINGS: 1944 cover front from Sicily to "Camp Alice Springs/NT Australia" with Allied Military Postage 'ITALY' Overprints 25c & 1L pairs tied by 'GIARDINI/MESSINA' cds, censored at Melbourne, faults but an extraordinary item. [We had no knowledge of any camp in the Northern Territory. The Australian Archives website makes no mention of any such facility. However, we did find the briefest of on-line references to an internment camp at the Alice Springs Jail. This item is the only postal evidence mentioned by Sybrand Bakker at page 173]

100.00

$240.00T



SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History








745

CPS

A/B

1886-1911 to foreign destinations including Ceylon, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, USA, 1906 OHMS to London with 2d violet punctured OS, 1907 to Sweden posted on ship with 1d tied 'NAPOLI' and postal card to Malaya with 'SINGAPORE' receiver on face, Postal Stationery including "CIRCULATING LIBRARY" scenic Postal Card sent 1911 but uncancelled, wrappers some 'OS' overprints and one STO for "The Chronicle" (faults), also group of PPCs & covers with postmark interest noted 'PINE CREEK/N.T' and 'P.P.RAILWAY', condition variable. (Qty 67)

300.00

$230.00



PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period - Flight Covers




1371

C

A

1935 (Sept) Port Moresby-Darwin AAMC #P90 cover endorsed "First Flight Port Moresby to Darwin per RAAF Southampton Flying Boat A-11-1 Piloted by Squadron Leader A Hempel" with Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint tied 'PORT MORESBY/7SP35/PAPUA' d/s and another '26SP35' strike alongside signed "AE Hempel" on face with 'DARWIN NT/27NO35/AUSTRALIA' arrival b/s, plus postcard-size photo of three "Southamptons" in flight, fine condition, Cat $600. The flight was delayed by engine trouble and did not leave Port Moresby until 27.9.35. (Qty 2)

300.00

No longer available




1372

C

A

1935 (Sept) Port Moresby-Darwin AAMC #P90 registered cover endorsed "First Flight Port Moresby to Darwin per RAAF Southampton Flying Boat A-11-1 Piloted by Squadron Leader A Hempel" with Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint & 2d Jubilee tied 'PORT MORESBY/7SP35/PAPUA' cds signed "AE Hempel" on face and 'DARWIN NT/27NO35/AUSTRALIA' arrival b/s, Cat $600. Of the fifty covers carried only thirteen were registered.

400.00

$320.00T




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