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Displaying 19 Lots in Category - Transport - aeroplanes
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1931 Kingsford Smith 2d ACSC #141(OS) marginal block of 4 from the right of the sheet, the third unit with tiny retaining pin-hole at lower-left, unmounted, Cat $1100+.
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1931 Kingsford Smith 2d ACSC #141(OS) block of 4, unmounted, Cat $1100+.
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1931 Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d ACSC #141-2(OS) lower-left corner blocks of 4, the 3d with a few short perfs at the top, minor characteristic gum bends, unmounted, Cat $4400+. Rare multiples. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2017).
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1931 Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d BW #141-2(OS) blocks of 32 (8x4) from the base of the sheets with complete John Ash Imprints, mostly well centred, minor characteristic gum bends, unmounted, Cat $38,700+. Exceptional and extremely rare multiples. Separate Chris Ceremuga Certificates (2017) state "Imprint blocks are of great rarity...these are the largest multiples in private hands known to me". [See article in the "Bulletin" of the ACCC of NSW (Dec 2017)]
(Qty 2 blocks)
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1931 Airmail 6d sepia ACSC #144(OS) Ash Imprint block of 20 (5x4), minor gum streak on surface of the lower margin otherwise superb, unmounted, Cat $1075+.
C of A - Decimal Issues
1978 Aviators18c Bert Hinkler vertical strip of 3, the first unit Imperforate, the second unit Imperf on Three Sides ACSC #791ba, unmounted, Cat $1000.
No longer available
C of A - First Day Covers
1931 Airmail6d sepia tied by 'GPO MELBOURNE/4NO31/ 2 ' cds ACSC #144y on Blogg Brothers registered airmail cover to Perth with Kingsford Smith 2d alongside, a couple of minor aging marks, Cat $700. [The rate was 2d letter rate + 3d airmail surcharge per ½oz x2 = 8d]
C of A - Flight Covers
1919(Aug 6) Adelaide-Minlaton AAMC #20a unnumbered PPC per Harry Butler cancelled on arrival with 'MINLATON' squared-circle, minor blemishes but in far above average condition, Cat $550.
1929usage of KGV Oval 4½d Registration Envelope to England with 'HAY/NSW' (?) cds obscured by added GB PUC 1½d x3 with commercial perfins & tied by oval 'REGISTERED/VICTORIA ST BO SW1' d/s & with 'London SW3' registration label, endorsed on the face "Per favour/Southern Cross/Australia-/England/many many thanks" & signed "OK/CTPUlm", minor blemishes: see AAMC #142, Cat $2750. Only 12 carried. [With two-page social letter that mentions a personal connection to Charles Kingsford Smith]
(Qty 2 items)
1929(Dec 10) advice on Australian National Airways Ltd letterhead regarding issue of shares, signed "RE Ludovici/ Secretary", with the accompanying Certificate #110 for 100 shares (274x202mm) with large 'CONTRIBUTING SHARES' h/s in magenta and signed by Ludovici, "CKingsford Smith" & "CTP Ulm", embossed with NSW Stamp Duty 6d. A marvellous item that would enhance the finest of airmail - or revenue - collections.
(Qty 2 items)
1934(Oct 21) Brisbane-San Francisco AAMC #455 Trans-Pacific flight via Fiji and Honolulu per Sir Charles Kingsford Smith & PG Taylor in 'Lady Southern Cross' , Fiji KGV 3d tied by Suva cds & US NRA 3c tied by Honolulu d/s, Los Angeles b/s, signed "CKingsford Smith", a couple of very minor blemishes, Cat $3250.
1936to Melbourne endorsed "Via Airship HINDENBURG and via AIRMAIL via London" with USA 25c Clipper block of 4 (one stained), b/s including New York 10.5 despatch, Frankfurt 'MIT LUFTSCHIFF.../14.5.36' and 'DARWIN NT/23MY36' transits plus 'GPO MELBOURNE/26MY36/2' arrival.
THEMATICS & TOPICALS
AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHS:c.1950s extensive collection of black & white photographs - mostly quarto size - from primitive machines to the "Comet" jetliner including many of flying boats & some really odd contraptions, most with identifiers on the reverse including a great many with company cachets of BOAC, Imperial, Curtiss, Wright, de Havilland, Lockheed, Boeing, Sabena etc, generally very fine. A terrific lot for the aviation enthusiast.
(Qty many 100s)
NEW GUINEA:"Not a Poor Man's Field: The New Guinea Goldfields to 1942" by Michael Waterhouse (2010), the special leather & boxed edition with 1939 Bulolo 1/- 2/- 5/- & £1 VFU (Cat £400+) in a mount recessed into the front cover!! Number 9 of only 110 produced; also the standard hardbound edition with d/j.
(Qty 2 books)
1961 President's Visit to South America 205L rose-violet marginal example from the left of the sheet, unmounted, Cat €1500 (SG £2250). Unissued: the famous "Gronchi rosa". [The map showed incorrect boundaries for Peru. The stamp with corrected boundaries was printed in black-violet]
NEW GUINEA - Mandated Territory Issues
Undated Birds 2/- to £1, 1935 Bulolo £2 & £5, 1939 Bulolo 9d to £1, and a few low values, a few minor blemishes, Cat £1700+.
1932-34 Undated Birds2d 3d 5d 6d & 2/- to £1, 1939 Bulolo 5d (vertical) & £1, all in horizontal pairs, Cat £760+.
1939 Bulolo AirsFirst Day Covers with all values to 9d on five plain covers with Rabaul cds of 1MAR39, some toning/soiling. [Most "FDCs" are from later releases at outlying post offices]
1939 Bulolo Airs4d 5d and 1/- to £1 SG 217 218 & 221-5 blocks of 4, some minor staining/aging consistent with having been removed from bullion tags, all with 'BULOLO' cds of various dates, Cat £3400+ as single sets. Used blocks are rare.
(Qty 7 blocks)