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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA continued...

Aerophilately & Flight Covers continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
321 C imageDec.1941 large-part distressed airmail cover-front to England with KGVI 3d x2 - singed, a third missing - tied by 'AIF FIELD PO/NO 24' cds in use at Hama in Lebanon (Proud "Not Seen”), endorsed "Accidentally Burned/ in Transit/28.12.41 [initials]", remnants of four British PO repair labels. [On 27.12.1941, a bag of mail was damaged in transit between FPO 24 & FPO 21 at Rayak in Syria. This new discovery is believed to be the only recorded mail from this incident]  

Estimate AU$1,000-1,250
Min. Bid. AU$750

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
322 C imageCRASH COVER: Dec.1942  airmail cover recovered from RAAF Beaufort A-119 (7 Squadron), which ditched in the sea on 9 December, near Wednesday Island (off Thursday Island), 'DAMAGED MAIL/SALVAGED FROM SEA' label affixed, signed and tied by 'FIELD P.O./0101' cds of Thursday Island. One of the rarest crash covers of Australia, missing from most major aerophilately collections. Unlisted AAMC and Nierinck. Will be included in the next edition of AAMC, currently in preparation. 

Get Market Data for [Australia Collection]

Estimate AU$1,000-1,200
Min. Bid. AU$750

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
323 C imageTHE RETURN FLIGHT OF "THE FRIGATE BIRD"
10 Nov.1944 (AAMC.982) Sydney - Fanning Island flown cover, registered & censored, 'POST OFFICE/13NOV44/FANNING ISLAND' arrival b/s, signed by the pilot "PG Taylor". Cat $650. [Only 15 covers flown].

Estimate AU$350-450
Min. Bid. AU$260

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
324 C image4 Oct.1945 (AAMC.1009) Sydney - Singapore Qantas "Coriolanus" experimental flight cover, signed by the pilots, Caldwell and Allen. This was the first post-war Qantas flight to touch-down in Singapore. The return flight, departing on 12 October, brought home 34 Australian ex-P.O.W.'s.

Estimate AU$100-150
Min. Bid. AU$80

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
325 C ng image14 Oct.1947 (AAMC.1113-1114a) Sydney - Norfolk Island & return, QANTAS flown covers, each bearing the relevant brown & lime green vignette created for these flights and accompanied by an unused example of the Norfolk Is - Sydney vignette. (3 items). Cat.$350.

Estimate AU$200-250
Min. Bid. AU$160

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
326 C og imageINAUGURAL QANTAS "CONSTELLATION" SERVICE TO LONDON & RETURN: Dec.1947 (AAMC.1125a,b,c) Singapore - London and Calcutta - Sydney QANTAS flown intermediate covers, both signed by the pilots and bearing the relevant red, white and black vignettes created for these flights as well as the 25th Anniversary silver/blue vignette; accompanied by an unused example of the Sydney - London vignette and a complete pane of 5 of the 25th Anniversary vignettes. (4 items). Intermediates are rarely seen. Cat.$350.

Estimate AU$200-250
Min. Bid. AU$160

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
327 C image16 Dec. 1947 (AAMC.1128-1129a) Sydney - Japan and return, flown QANTAS covers, signed by the pilots (Morton and Harding) and each bearing the appropriate pictorial vignette created for these flights. Accompanied by an unused example of each vignette. (4 items). Cat.$500.

Estimate AU$200-300
Min. Bid. AU$160

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
328 C nh image26 June 1949 (AAMC.1218,1219 & 1219a) Sydney - Hong Kong & return, QANTAS flown covers, both signed by the pilot, Captain Hampshire, and each bearing the blue, black & white vignette created for these flights; accompanied by a MUH example of the Hong Kong - Sydney vignette. (3 items). Cat.$300.

Estimate AU$200-250
Min. Bid. AU$160

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
329 C image1963 MIPEX First Hovercraft Mail: study on exhibit pages with Ted Roberts' accepted artwork for the MIPEX illustrated souvenir cover, artwork proof & intaglio of the commemorative 'BP' cachet which was applied to covers; covers incl. long cover signed by hovercraft engineers, officials & observers incl. Purves, Eustis & Collas (APM.1791/3b), plus 10d aerogramme signed by Bonner & Sangston, parcel tags with cachets (2), plus newspaper cuttings relating to the event. (small qty)

Estimate AU$200-300
Min. Bid. AU$150

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
Postal History
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
330 C image1916-30 KGV Perf 'OS' issues on University of Melbourne (Carlton) covers to same addressee in Melbourne, comprising 1d Red Smooth Paper (3),1½d red (4) and 2d orange (3); also 'TWO PENCE' on 1½d used on Melbourne Fire Office cover; condition somewhat variable, minimum on-cover Cat. $500. (11 covers)

Estimate AU$120-160
Min. Bid. AU$90

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
331 C PS image1930s-60s pre-decimal array including registered, express, censored & military mail, solo frankings & scarcer airmail rates; plus FDCs, postal stationery, and a few replica cards of pre-decimal stamps etc. Nice variety.(100+)

Estimate AU$150-200
Min. Bid. AU$120

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
332 C PS image1930s-1990s covers in two shoeboxes with pre-decimal FDCs, decimal commercially used PSEs (some uprated), lots of decimal commemorative/pictormark covers; also 1954 3d concession rate cover,  QEII 4c Lettercards optd 'SPECIMEN ONLY' (7), plus Priority Paid & taxed covers and few foreign interlopers. Worth investigating. (100s)

Estimate AU$150-250
Min. Bid. AU$110

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
333 C image1960s-1990s decimal covers with registered, certified and priority paid mail, state perfins; also postal stationery (some duplication), PSEs and other philatelic mail. Good variety. (100+)

Estimate AU$100-150
Min. Bid. AU$70

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
334 C image1910 (June 22) Accelerated by Airmail attractive illustrated cover from France to Sydney for "Grande Semaine d'Aviation" ('Grand Week of Aviation') in Rouen, attended by the leading aviators of the day, bearing France 25c tied by Rouen datestamp, North Sydney (July 25) backstamp. Ex Perry. [Flown souvenirs were produced for such events, although there is no proof this particular cover was airlifted. The only recorded use of this commemorative cover to Australia.]

Estimate AU$300-400
Min. Bid. AU$240

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
335 C image1917 (Aug.7) Ackland registered cover to Russia with attractive combination franking of KGV 1d red, Tasmania 2d Pictorial & SA 2½d tied by REGISTERED ELIZABETH ST/MELBOURNE datestamps, red/white registration label, MOSCOW '26.10.17' arrival backstamp (during the October Revolution), the cover undelivered and returned to Melbourne via Kobe, Japan (backstamp), DEAD LETTER OFFICE/MELBOURNE '7FE18' datestamp on face. 

Estimate AU$240-280
Min. Bid. AU$170

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
336 C image1919 (Oct.27) cover from New Jersey to Melbourne bearing 6c Air Post for 1oz USA internal airmail service, thence by surface. The earliest known airmail service accelerated item USA-Australia. Ex Perry (2013 realized $2213) 

Estimate AU$500-750
Min. Bid. AU$380

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
337 C image1920-44 Official covers with 1920 (Dec.10) Botanic Garden OHMS cover to England with perforated 'OS' ½d green BW.65ba (Cat. $150 on cover) and 1½d brown; 1932-33 Water Supply Commission window envelopes (2) one with SMult 1d P.13½x12½ perforated 'OS', the other with CofA KGV 1d optd 'OS' (Cat. $100 on cover), few tonespots; also 1944 use of KGVI 1½d green PTPO Stationery Envelope for Shire of Flinders. (4 items)

Estimate AU$120-160
Min. Bid. AU$80

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
338 C image1926-42 inwards airmail cover to Australasia from Americas or Caribbean with BRAZIL:1936 (Sep 9) General Electric cover Rio de Janeiro to Sydney franked 12,500r, handstamped 'SERVICO AEREO/TRANSOCEANICO/CONDOR/ZEPPELIN/LUFTHANSA/BRASIL-EUROPA', carried by Graf Zeppelin to Germany (Sep 13 flight), where airship service terminated, subsequently at Paris (Sep 17) to join with Imperial Airways service (flight IE480), Sydney arrival (Sep 30), small cover faults.(One of only two recorded commercial Zeppelin covers Brazil-Australia); also 1933 trio of early jusqu'a covers sent through Pan American Airways system from Parana to Perth franked at 920r, 1,220r, and 1,200r for internal airmail service only, thence surface via Egypt; CANADA 1941-42 covers with framed 'From H.M.C. SHIP/PASSED/BY CENSOR/Signature Date' handstamp, comprising 90c clipper rate to Melbourne and $1.80 clipper double-rate to Sydney, both re-directed on arrival; JAMAICA: 1935 cover Kingston to Auckland with scarce and attractive franking of Silver Jubilee 1d (2) and 6d, PanAm combined airmail rate 8d per ½oz to and within USA; 1942 (Jan 26) Rum Company Ltd (Kingston) dual censored cover to Sydney franked attractive KGVI issues aggregate 4/- for PanAm Clipper combined airmail rate 4/- per ½oz, Jamaica 'PASSED BY/'1601'/CENSOR' and Sydney Censor tape, Coruba Jamaica Rum multicoloured labels front and reverse; NICARAGUA: 1932 early & attractive registered bank cover to Sydney bearing aggregate franking (both sides) 1cor27½ for airmail to USA only; United States 1926 (Nov. 22) accelerated by airmail cover San Diego to Sydney handstamped 'Via Air Mail', 24c franking for California-New York airmail service for connection to Trans-Atlantic liner, backstamped San Francisco; mixed condition. Ex Perry. (10 items).

Estimate AU$600-800
Min. Bid. AU$460

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
339 C image1927 (May 18) postcard (creases) from Germany to Sydney bearing Airmail 10pf x2 and 20pf, endorsed for transmission via Constantinople, Bombay and Netherlands Indies, the 40pf franking representing 25pf UPU rate + 15pf Berlin-Vienna airmail surcharge. The earliest recorded postcard Europe to Australia accelerated by an airmail service. [The reduced UPU rate of 15pf for postcards was not introduced until 1 Aug.1927]

Estimate AU$250-350
Min. Bid. AU$200

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
340 C image1927-44 inwards airmail covers to Australasia from Middle East with IRAQ  airmail accelerated 1927 cover for Imperial Airways Basrah-Cairo airmail service to Mt Duneed Victoria, bearing British Occ. 1a block of six tied by Basrah double-circle, endorsed '1st Service' (actually carried on 2nd service), Port Said transit; remarkable origin-destination and earliest IAL service commercial item to Australia; 1929 rare early registered cover to Cairns endorsed 'BAGHDAD-KARACHI' (flight IE31, extended to Karachi) with  British Occ. 3a (2, one on reverse) and 6a tied by Sula Mani datestamps, provisional registration label; 1941 OAS cover with 125f franking & 'FPO/No48' datestamp & censor handstamps; 1937 Basra registered bank cover to Wellington, NZ 386f franking including 100f strip of 3, Darwin, &TPO 2 South NSW backstamps, record pre-WWII franking to Australasia; IRAN 1936 to NZ endorsed 'Via Australia/&/Singapore', 10kr60 franking plus New Currency 1r50, carried flight IE498 (delayed Rangoon, damaged undercarriage), Basr backstamp; TURKEY 1938-45 covers (5) comprising two 1938 116k20 rate covers, 1941 censored Beyoglu-Melbourne carried BOAC via Horseshoe route, 58k rate franking (+ Obligatory tax 1k), backstamped Baghdad, censored at Cairo and Melbourne, 1944-45 censored covers Istanbul to Sydney (2) for reduced 38k rate (plus Obligatory tax 2k), backstamped Baghdad, various censor markings &1945 to Melbourne sent at 2k Imprime rate only, censored India; also EGYPT 1934-36 Imperial Airways service selection (5), earliest 1934 (Oct.9) endorsed "up to/Kchi" at 45m rate, another with 268m franking; others at 135m single rate; condition variable. Another very good lot. Ex Perry. (16 items)

Get Market Data for [Australia (Victoria) Collection]

Estimate AU$800-1,000
Min. Bid. AU$600

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM

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