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AUSTRALIA continued...

Postal Stationery continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
261 PS image Unused decimal PSEs with missing colours comprising 1979 20c Foundation of Hobart "Missing deep blue on stamp" (Hobart Town Hall), 1991 43c World Council of Churches (2, one with FDC cancel) both "Missing cream colour" (cachet & stamp), each cover is a accompanied by a normal example. Scarce. (3+3). Estimate AU$100-200
Min. Bid. AU$60


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
262 PS image 1930-33 Official 2d Red KGV Oval Embossed with 'OS' in Die for State Superannuation Board, Melbourne. BW:EO19, fine unused, Cat.$400. Estimate AU$200-250
Min. Bid. AU$150


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
263 PS image WWI PRISONERS OF WAR: Envelope with printed "POST/FREE" within a double circle and "SENDER'S NAME, COMPANY AND MESS" printed on flap Emery:PSPE.2, sent from Liverpool Camp to Germany with "PASSED BY CENSOR/1MY16/C.S." circular datestamp in red, Lieut.Col. Sands cachet in violet. ["POST/FREE" within a  circle is the scarcest of all the P.O.W. indicia]. Friedrich Henkelmann, the sender, was interned in November 1914; first on Torrens Island and then at Liverpool. He was released on parole in December 1918 and stayed on in Australia. He is buried, together with his wife, at the Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide. Estimate AU$400-500
Min. Bid. AU$300


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
264 PS image 1913 4d Kangaroo 'REGISTERED LETTER' at top, 1913 (Aug.27) postal use with EUDUNDA (SA) squared-circle datestamps (2), one on rouletted provisional red/white registration label, UNLEY (SA) backstamp. BW:RE3.     Estimate AU$120-160
Min. Bid. AU$90


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
265 PS image 1913 4d Kangaroo 'REGISTERED LETTER' at top Die IIB, variety "Large 'T' in 'MUST'", indicium with small surface abrasion, unused, BW: RE3d - Cat $250. Estimate AU$120-160
Min. Bid. AU$90


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
266 PS image PTPO Wrappers: 1938-41 1d Green Queen Elizabeth Letterpress part or large-part wrappers (8, range of shades, one uprated), all with typed addresses to Melbourne stockbroker Vinton Smith, likely user therefore Stock Exchange of Sydney; 1938 SYDNEY machine cancels, BW: WS21 - Cat $1200. Estimate AU$300-400
Min. Bid. AU$260


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
267 PS image Dec.1951 use of Territories Formular Aerogramme BW:FA1E in New Hebrides with 30c Gold Currency tied by "NEW HEBRIDES/3DEC51/VILA" datestamp, addressed to Scotland. Estimate AU$120-150
Min. Bid. AU$200


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
First Day & Commemorative Covers
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
268 C image 7 OCT 1932 "GOVT. HOUSE GARDEN FETE - SYDNEY" cds tying 2d and 3d Kingsford Smith adhesives and provisional black & blue R-label #281, on souvenir cover to Summer Hill; with another strike of this rare cds on reverse, together with transit and arrival marks. Estimate AU$200-250
Min. Bid. AU$160


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
269 C image 1962 BRITISH EMPIRE & COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Velodrome registered cover with 5d & 2/3d Games tied by Cycling 'VELODROME PERTH/26NOV/1962' pictorial datestamp (another fine strike verso), red/green registration label numbered '029' in blue. Only 29 registered covers were serviced at this venue. Estimate AU$150-200
Min. Bid. AU$120


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
Aerophilately & Flight Covers
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
270 nh og image AIRMAIL LABELS & VIGNETTES: selection including 1925 "Angel" vignette sheet of 15, Frommer.14b2  (upper-left unit defective, perf separations). 1931 New England Airways vignette Fr.38b sheet of 8, 1933 'Pigeongram' vignette complete sheet of 10, Fr.41b plus pair with INVERTED OVERPRINT Fr.41f,  1935 WASP vignette sheetlet of 6, Fr.48b, 1935 Southern Cross vignette sheetlet of 4, Fr.50b with dedication "For Doug Meadows from Ern Crome" (designer of the vignette), 1937 Airmail Exhibition sheetlets Fr.54b in the four different colours; generally fine Cat. $965 Estimate AU$250-350
Min. Bid. AU$200


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
271 PC image 6 Aug.1919 (AAMC.21b) Adelaide - Minlaton Harry Butler flown special postcard with "Advance Australia" message from H.V. McKay. Provenance: The Nelson Eustis Gold Medal Collection, Leski Auctions, March 2008. Estimate AU$400-450
Min. Bid. AU$320


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
272 image 26 August 1919 (AAMC.22e) A "Peace Bonds" leaflet (printed by A.J. Mullett, Gov't Printer, Melb.) dropped by World War One aviators over the major cities. Surviving examples are very rare. Estimate AU$500-750
Min. Bid. AU$400


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
273 C image
3-4 Sept. 1919 (AAMC.23) Hobart - Launceston cover with Peace Loan advertising and KGV 1½d brown, carried by ED Cummings in a Sopwith Pup on the first aerial mail flight in Tasmania, with violet two-line 'FIRST TAS. AERO MAIL/DPMG' handstamp and 'LAUNCESTON/-5SE19/TASMANIA' arrival backstamp, very fine with only 6 examples believed to have survived, Cat $4000.
 
Provenance: The Nelson Eustis Gold Medal Collection.
 
Estimate AU$2,500-3,000
Min. Bid. AU$2,000


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
274 C image Nov 1919 - Feb 1920 (AAMC. 27e) A Bandar Abbas - Karachi "intermediate" cover flown by Ross & Keith Smith, with feint 3-line "PER VICKERS "VIMY" AEROPLANE TO AUSTRALIA" cachet and endorsed "By aerial Post" at left. Addressed to J.A. Hamilton, Superintendent Indo European Telegraphs, Karachi. Franked on reverse with 2x1a and ½a Indian stamps postmarked Bandar Abbas 24 NO 19 and backstamped Kimari and Karachi 25 NOV 19. Only 13 covers documented flown without vignette. This is #11  in the Frommer listing and is illustrated at page 122. See also lots 73 ($22,000 hammer price) & 74 ($20,000 hammer price) in Leski Auctions Aviation Sale of 11 December 2019. Estimate AU$10,000-15,000
Min. Bid. AU$9,000


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
275 og image Nov.1919 - Feb.1920 (AAMC.27d) A Ross Smith "FIRST AERIAL POST" vignette, Mint with gum, with margins removed. Rare and fine. This is example M3 in Frommer's listing, illustrated at page 130. Estimate AU$6,000-8,000
Min. Bid. AU$5,000


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
276 C image
17 Apr.1922 (AAMC.63, Frommer 5d1) "The Herald & Weekly Times" experimental air mail flight Melbourne - Geelong & return:  cover to Geelong with two corner examples of the 'Herald Air Mail' vignette in light blue. Very few covers are recorded bearing multiple vignettes.
 
Provenance: Tom Frommer Collection of Air Mail Labels & Vignettes 1920 - 1960, Charles Leski Auctions, May 2005.
 
Estimate AU$1,200-1,500
Min. Bid. AU$1,000


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
277 C image THE FIRST MAIL DELIVERY FLIGHTS BY QANTAS:
5 Nov. 1922 (AAMC.66) Cloncurry - Longreach - Charleville inaugural flown cover; addressed to Wellington, New Zealand and bearing the first QANTAS special "AERIAL TRANSMISSION" red/white vignette. One of only 2 examples recorded address to New Zealand and one of only 10 recorded in total bearing the vignette. This example uniquely carried 70 years later and endorsed verso "Fred McKay, Passenger Re-enactment Flight, Nov.5th 1992." A great rarity.
Reverend Dr Fred McKay was the successor to Reverend John Flynn after he died. McKay became superintendent of the Australian Inland Mission and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. 
 
Provenance: Ex Maurice Williams, Director of Australia Post.
 
Estimate AU$10,000-12,500
Min. Bid. AU$9,000


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
278 C image March 1923 (Frommer 9b & d) QANTAS black/green "BY AIR MAIL" vignette attractively used on an Aug.1924 cover from Longreach to Christchurch, New Zealand with mss certification of the "unofficial" label by the Chief Postmaster; displayed on an exhibit page with the front cover of the vignette booklet and accompanied by a vertical strip of 8 of the vignettes adhered to the back of an original booklet. (Some faults, but very rare.) The cover would have been carried by QANTAS from Longreach to Charleville before travelling by surface to New Zealand. Provenance: Ex Maurice Williams, Director of Australia Post. Estimate AU$400-500
Min. Bid. AU$320


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
279 C image Late 1923 (Frommer 10) QANTAS black & red on emerald-green vignette "BY AIR MAIL / See Western Queensland" attractively used on an April 1924 flown cover from Cloncurry to Mrs Hudson Fysh, at "Dahra", Longreach; displayed on an exhibit page together with the booklet covers ("The Spirit of the Times is in Aerial Travel.") and a strip of 7 of the vignettes. Provenance: Ex Maurice Williams, Director of Australia Post. Estimate AU$800-1,000
Min. Bid. AU$600


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM
280 C image 1925 (Frommer 13) QANTAS black on red "BY AIR MAIL / See Western Queensland" vignette tied on Dec.1927 flown cover from Normanton via Cloncurry to Cairns additionally with boxed "FORWARDED BY AIR MAIL" cachet; accompanied on an exhibit page by the original booklet covers which contained the vignette ("AERIAL TRANSPORT means a general speeding up of your business.") together with a strip of 3 and a pair of unused vignettes.  Provenance: Ex Maurice Williams, Director of Australia Post. Estimate AU$500-600
Min. Bid. AU$400


Closing..Feb-06, 05:00 PM

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