Prestige Philately Auction 239 CatalogueANTARCTICA
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - ANTARCTICA
AUSTRALIAN: 1911 real photo PPC 'SS Aurora Outward Bound for Antartic [sic] Regions', Hobart machine of 7DEC11, stamp removed. Ex Prof Owen Ingles.
AUSTRALIAN: 1953 social cover with ANARE & 'MACQUARIE ISLAND' h/s, to "Glen Huntly Melb" with superb 'MISSENT TO/BRIGHTON' h/s & 'BRIGHTON' cds. [The enclosed letter states "...on board the Kista Dan in preparation for unloading"]
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AUSTRALIAN: 1954-78 group of correctly-franked covers & PPCs comprising 1954 registered airmail to USA with 2/- Crocodile & 9d Platypus tied 'MAWSON' cds with blue 'R' label, 1957 airmail to USA with 2/- Olympics and 'MAWSON/AUST. ANTARCTIC TERR.' cachets, 1967 Brights (Geelong) 'A Christmas Message from the Antarctic' illustrated envelope (Santa Claus) to Geelong with 7c Pictorial tied 'MACQUARIE IS' cds, 1977 airmail to Germany with 25c Plane tied 'CASEY' & 1978 airmail to Czechoslovakia with 30c Plane tied 'MACQUARIE IS', also 1961 Abbott 'Dear Doctor' postcard to USA with 8d Pictorial tied 'WILKES' and four 'Nella Dan' PPCs to Australia at 5d rate from each of the bases, some appear to be commercial, a couple with minor blemishes.
NEW ZEALAND: 1908 'King Edward VII/Land' Overprint in Green on Royle Printing 1d carmine SG A1 with faint 'SPECIMEN' handstamp in violet, characteristic rough perfs, affixed to a small piece, Cat £475+ (mint). Rare. Ex Natal Postal Archives. BPA Certificate (1981).
NEW ZEALAND: NEW ZEALAND - ROSS DEPENDENCY: 1963-90 group of non-FDI covers noted 1963 to New Zealand with 3d and 'USS ARNEB (AKA-56)' ship cachet on face and 'OPERATION/DEEP FREEZE' cachet on back, 1966 to Germany x2 with 'NZ ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXPEDITION/SCOTT BASE' cachets both signed "DH Brown", 1974 endorsed "Via Air Drop/RNZAF ORION/ON OR ABOUT AUG 7th" and 1984 Operation Deep Freeze illustrated cover to Alaska with New Zealand 58c Antarctic Research tied 'SCOTT BASE' cds, 'McMURDO SOUND/DRILL/PROJECT' triangular cachet & "L. Weller, Scott Base, Antarctica, c/o GPO Christchurch" return address, some obvious souvenirs but a couple appear to be commercial.