Prestige Philately Auction 217 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - First Day Covers
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Displaying 13 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - First Day Covers
Carton with seven albums of mostly unaddressed decimal FDCs.
1½ cartons of albums of unaddressed decimal FDCs to 2011, including some Territories. Bring a truck!
1934 Centenary of Victoria Perf 10½ set tied to Orlo-Smith FDC by 'REGISTERED ELIZABETH ST/ 2JL34/MELBOURNE' cds with blue/black 'Elizabeth St' registration label alongside, Cat $750.
No longer available
1934 Hermes 1/6d Perf 11 No Wmk tied to 'NEWCASTLE STAMP EXHIBITION' illustrated cover by 'NEWCASTLE/1DE34/NSW' datestamp sent registered with blue registration label alongside, Cat $500.
1938 Robes Thick Paper 5/- lake & 10/- purple tied to plain cover with typed 'FIRST DAY COVER' endorsement by 'EAST COBURG/-1AP38/VIC' cds, Cat $450 (for the 5/-) & $750 for the 10/- but no price given for the two values on the one cover. NB: the Pound was issued on 1.11.1938.
1941 Definitives QE 1d brown and KGVI 1½d green, 2d mauve and 3d brown tied to plain cover by 'GPO SYDNEY/RS/10DE41/NSW-AUST' datestamps sent registered with blue registration label alongside, Cat $2000+ ($500 each on separate covers). [The ACSC does not give a price for all four stamps together on a single cover even though these colour changes were all issued on the same day to bring the series into line with UPU regulations upon the introduction of the ½d war tax that day]
1941 Surcharges set of 3 with additional KGVI 1½d green tied to plain cover endorsed 'FIRST DAY COVER OF THE NEW WAR TAX SURCHARGES' by 'ADELAIDE/10DE41/STH-AUST' datestamps, couple of very minor marks, Cat $875+ ($375 for the overprint set and $500 for the 1½d on separate covers). The overprints and the change of colour were issued on the same day as the introduction of the ½d war tax.
1943 Definitives QE 1d purple-brown alongside 1½d green tied to plain cover endorsed 'FIRST DAY COVER (1d only)' with 'NORTH FREMANTLE/-1JA43/WA' datestamps, light wrinkles not affecting stamps, Cat $400.
1949 Arms 10/- purple and £1 blue each tied to matching Miller Brothers illustrated FDCs by 'ALBERT PARK/VIC-AUST' cds of '3-OC49' and '29NO49' respectively sent registered, Cat $1200.
1963-65 Navigators 4/- Tasman tied to Ogden green, brown & red screen-printed FDC by 'BRUNSWICK N.10 /9OC63/VIC-AUST' cds, unaddressed & signed "EWm Ogden".
1963-65 Navigators 5/- Dampier tied to Ogden green, brown & grey screen-printed FDC by 'NORTHCOTE/25NO64/VIC-AUST' cds, unaddressed & signed "EWm Ogden".
1963-65 Navigators 7/6d Cook tied to Ogden grey & brown screen-printed FDC by 'NORTHCOTE/26AU64/VIC-AUST' cds, unaddressed & signed "EWm Ogden".
1963-65 Navigators 10/- Flinders tied to Ogden grey screen-printed FDC by 'NORTHCOTE/26FE64/VIC-AUST' cds, unaddressed & signed "EWm Ogden".