Prestige Philately Auction 147 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Flight Covers - Commercial
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Flight Covers - Commercial
9d Kangaroo frankings comprising 1935 to England 1935 with a pair and c.1940 censored with additional AIF 6d (still underpaying by 3d the 1/6d airmail rate); also 1937 to India with KGV 3d & KGVI 2d added to pay 1/2d rate, some peripheral blemishes. (Qty 3)
1923 cover to Sydney with KGV 1d violet & 4d ultramarine (rare on internal mail) tied by 'DERBY/ 8JAN23/WESTN AUSTRALIA' cds, minor blemishes. Very early commercial out-of-State airmail.
1934 cover to London with excellent franking of Victoria Centenary 1/- & Macarthur 9d - both well centred - tied by Abbotsford cds, blue/black registration label. Superb!
1937 JC Williamson cover to Germany with a very fine 5/- Roo + KGV 1d tied by 'LATE FEE/ MELBOURNE VIC' cds. [The rate was 1/9d per half-ounce, + 1/8d for each successive half-ounce x2 + 1d late fee]
1939 (April) Empire Airmail Scheme 5d rate cover to Trinidad, a few blemishes.