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Displaying 18 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - First Day Covers


Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised




247

C

A+

1941 Surcharges set of 3 tied to plain registered cover by 'GPO SYDNEY/RS/10DE41 P/NSW-AUST' cds, Cat $300. Superb!

300.00

$440.00






248

CL

A-

1945 Gloucester set tied to registered OHMS cover by 'PARLMT.HOUSE CANBERRA/19FE45/ACT' cds, 'FIRST DAY COVER' h/s in violet, a couple of minor peripheral splits.

75.00

$70.00




249

CL

A-

1945 Gloucester set tied by 'PARLMT.HOUSE CANBERRA/19FE45/ACT' cds, 'PRIME MINISTER' imprint at lower-left, superb 'FIRST DAY COVER' h/s in blue, a few very minor blemishes. [Vendor states only 4 such covers are recorded]

150.00

$120.00




250

CX

B

1948 Robes Thin Paper 5/- on Tinted Paper horizontal pair (& 6d Kookaburra) tied to part-front (159x189mm) to New York by 'AIR MAIL SECTION/ 1 /430P 27JA48/MELBOURNE VIC' cds, folds well-clear of the stamps. [ACSC states the stamp was issued in January 1948 & "The earliest recorded date is 27 January 1948"]

400.00

No longer available


251

C

A+

1953-56 QEII Definitives No Watermark 3d red complete booklet pane with stitched margin at top tied to plain cover to New York by faint 'GPO SYDNEY 130/9A 1AU56/NSW-AUST' cds with a very fine strike alongside, typed endorsement "First Day of Issue" in red, unsealed flap. Superb! [ACSC states that BW #B58 was issued in July 1956. First Day Cover collectors now generally accept that the issue date was 1/8/1956 as on this cover, of which only one other is recorded]

5000.00

$3,800.00






252

CL

A

1953 Produce Food se-tenant strips of 3 tied to separate hand-painted covers by 'GLADSTONE/1P 11FE53/SOUTH-AUST' cds. Except where stated otherwise, this & the following 12 lots have been hand-painted by the noted Adelaide illustrator, the late AJ (Jack) Peake. Unless stated otherwise, all covers are neatly hand-addressed. This is the second selection of Jack's covers: all those offered in our auction of 1/12/2007 sold, for prices of up to $2300! [See also Lots 242 to 246] (Qty 2)

300.00

$480.00




253

C

A

1954 Western Australian Stamp Centenary with 3d Swan tied by Gladstone cds of 2AU54.

150.00

$500.00




254

C

A

1955 Cobb & Co with 3d & 2/- tied by Nailsworth cds of 6JY55.

150.00

$400.00




255

C

A

1956 Responsible Government in South Australia with 3d tied by 'NAILSWORTH' cds of 17AP57.

100.00

$200.00




256

C

A

1957 Christmas with 3d & 4d tied by Nailsworth cds of 6NO57. [Another cover for this issue sold for $776 at our auction of 1/12/2007]

250.00

$240.00




257

C

A

1958 Christmas with 3d & 4d tied by Stock Exchange Adelaide cds of 5NO58. The illustration is essentially a mirror-image of the previous lot. [Another cover for this issue sold for $552 at our auction of 1/12/2007]

200.00

$250.00




258

C

A

1966 Dirk Hartog with 4c tied by Stock Exchange Adelaide cds of 24OC66, unaddressed.

150.00

$210.00




259

C

A-

1968 Soil/Medical with 5c+5c gutter pair tied by Stock Exchange Adelaide cds of 6AU68, a couple of very minor blemishes.

100.00

$80.00




260

C

A

1971 Australia/Asia Congress with 7c 15c & 20c tied by Glenelg FDI cds of 6JAN1971.

100.00

$80.00






261

C

A

1976 Olympic Games set of 4 tied to separate covers by Hindmarsh FDI cds of 14JUL1976, unaddressed. (Qty 4)

300.00

$240.00




262

CL

A

1982 Whales set of 4 tied by Hindmarsh FDI cds of 17FEB1982, unaddressed.

150.00

$170.00




263

C

A

1984 Christmas 85c tied by Hindmarsh FDI cds of 31OCT1984, unaddressed.

100.00

$230.00




264

C

A

1998 Australian Olympic Legends 45c Betty Cuthbert se-tenant pair tied by Glenelg FDI cds of 21JAN1998, unaddressed.

100.00

$80.00




Displaying 18 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - First Day Covers



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