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Displaying 16 Lots in Category - Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes
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+)
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.
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C of A - Postal Stationery
AEROGRAMMES: 1944 with Admonition Removed 7d on Yellow Paper BW #A2, unused, Cat $200.
AEROGRAMMES - OFFICIAL: 1952 First Issue with 'Postage/Paid' at Upper-Right BW #AO1B, unused, Cat $150. [The ACSC states "A small quantity were distributed in error without the 'SPECIMEN' handstamp"]
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]
AEROGRAMMES - OFFICIAL: 1959 Third Issue with 'OHMS/[Jet]' at Upper-Right overprinted 'SPECIMEN' in red, Cat $100.
1959 usage of 1954 Australian formular Territories 'AEROGRAMME' BW #FA3 to the USA with QEII 5c & 20c x2 tied by #2 cds. A rare & significant discovery with an entirely social letter. [The ACSC states "Unstamped aerogrammes were introduced on Christmas Island on 22.12.1958. No example has been seen"]
1945 usage of British 'FORCES/LETTER' formular aerogramme from GB with KGVI 1½d only, to "Section 301/RAF/Ceylon Air Force" based on Cocos. Rare inwards mail.
1951 inwards GB 6d Aerogramme to ".../Cable & Wireless/.../Singapore" but sent via Darwin with typewritten 'QANTAS/SURVEY FLIGHT/CATALINA/VH-EBA/DARWIN-COCOS/VIA DJAKARTA' slightly overstruck with superb 'C & W LTD/30MAY51/COCOS' cds, light central vertical fold. The first such item we have seen other than from Australia, and the message is completely social. A marvellous item for the collector of British Aerogrammes, or Destination Mail.
BRUNEI: Commercial covers comprising 1937 to GB with 8c grey & superb 'BELAIT' cds, 1949 superb cover to Jesselton with 'KUALA BELAIT' cds & 'K BELAIT' registration label, 1950 registered air cover to Australia at 55c rate, 1967 airmail to Singapore with Unesco 4c & 15c, 1971 airmail to USA with 15c Helicopter & 25c Installation, and 1989-92 four different Aerogrammes to Singapore x3 or Malaysia, generally fine to very fine.
ADEN: Commercial mail comprising 1955 uprated 50c Aerogramme to Germany, 1963 airmail covers from 'MUKALLA' to GB x2 (one registered), South Yemen Overprints 50f & 75f on airmail cover to Spain (!), ditto 25f Aerogramme uprated with 10f to Singapore, & PDR of Yemen 1974 formular aerogramme with 40f.
DUBAI: 1964 Aerogramme 40np Scouting Wolf Pack commercially used to Pakistan with untidy Dubai cds, a bit aged & filing holes (not affecting the front panel). Very scarce.
DUBAI: 1967 40d Goose Aerogramme with Dot on Frame in Front of Beak, commercial usage to Pakistan, filing holes not affecting the front panel. Very scarce.
OMAN: 1984 commercial usage of 50b Aerogramme with "Concorde" at upper-left, to Pakistan. Scarce.
QATAR: 1970-89 commercial usages of Aerogrammes 25f (repaired) with scarce '.../MIRQAAB' cds, 50d to India, 60d with Refinery & Agriculture on the Back to Bangla Desh & 1r with GPO on the Back to Holland. Scarce quartet.
Commercial mail including 1880s tiny cover with East India ½a tied to the reverse by large-part 'ZANZIBAR - B ' duplex, superb boxed 'BOMBAY/SHIP LETTER/POSTAGE DUE 1AN' h/s, 1894 Richter & Co cover to Germany - one stamp missing - with 'LIGNE N/PAQ FR No 8' d/s, 1905 Zanzibar PPC to Nova Scotia, 1907 inwards Indian Envelope with Zanzibar cancels & boxed 'PAQUEBOT' h/s, 1912 PPC to Germany with boxed 'TOO LATE' h/s, 1923 trader's cover to Madagascar, 1936 airmail to Italy, 1946-50 registered airmails to Holland x2 or Goa, 1955 local covers with different 'CHAKE CHAKE' cds, 1963-65 formular aerogrammes to Singapore x3 (one with 'JAMHURI 1964' Handstamp on 50c) or Argentina, etc, condition variable. A good lot.