Prestige Philately Auction 229 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - First Day Covers
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - First Day Covers
Huge accumulation of Decimal FDCs in four archive boxes up to 2000s, heavily duplicated in places, condition fine.
Australia Post Official FDCscollection 1970-2015 in albums and on 100s of Hagner pages including 1970 Expo, Royal Visit & Grasslands unaddressed, later issues with M/Ss, se-tenant pairs & strips, sheetlets, etc, also some AAT, condition fine.
1947-49 RobesThin Paper 10/- purple exceptionally centred marginal example tied to JC Thompson OHMS cover by 'GPO SYDNEY 130/17NO48/NSW-AUST' cds being the First Day of Issue ACSC #215y, Cat $7500. Superb! [The ACSC states "At least two first day covers exist on PMG's Department envelopes cancelled at the Sydney GPO"]
1948-49 Arms5/- 10/- marginal & £1 corner example on registered FDCs, Cat $1250; plus a faked £2 FDC on Wesley illustrated cover with backdated Largs North cds. [JM Gower was postmaster at Largs North (SA). He was notorious for supplying collectors with backdated strikes; often these can't be definitively exposed but there's no doubt about this one, as this style of cover was not introduced until the 1960s, and small nylon date wheels in the cancel were first introduced in Australia in 1956]
(Qty 4 covers)
1954-63screen-printed Ogden covers for 1954 Red Cross, 1955 Cobb & Co and USA Memorial, & 1963 Red Cross, all signed "E Wm Ogden", unaddressed.
1970 National Development9c Bauxite pair on oversize Alcoa FDC with enclosed promotional booklet for the company; also Qld Geographical Society 1946 Leichhardt x2 different, one with QGS Leichhardt brochure, and 1946 Mitchell x3 different, one with QGS fundraising brochure. Unusual lot.
(Qty 7 items)
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