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AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES continued...

ANTARCTICA continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
169 c imagePostal History. 1912 unaddressed PPC with NSW 1d Arms tied by undated 'LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/POSTED IN/ANTARCTICA/[penguin]/SY AURORA/AAE' cachet, fresh. Cat $5,500. Very rare (Image1)

Estimate AU$1,500


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
170 c imagePostal History. 1912 (Mar 3) with 1d Victoria Land on long cover to NZ with fine Expedition seal on flap, a bit battered, Lyttleton backstamp of 3AP12. This was sent back on the Terra Nova's first relief voyage. (Image1)

Estimate AU$120


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
171 c imagePostal History. 1914 unaddressed long stampless cover with undated 'LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/[penguin]/SY AURORA/AAE' cachet, central vertical fold, otherwise fresh. Cat $5,500. This cover was produced when the Aurora returned to Port Adelaide. The location identifiers have been removed. Only 4 examples recorded. Extremely rare. An example with a letter from Frank Hurley realised £11,484 in 2019 (Image1)

Estimate AU$1,500


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
172 Δ imagePostal History. 1914 irregular piece with 1d Kangaroo tied by Port Adelaide cds of 26FE14, unusually with the LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/[penguin]/SY AURORA/AAE handstamp on the reverse, some toning. Note that the location indicator has been removed. (Image1)

Estimate AU$200


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
173 c imagePostal History. 1928 Byrd Antarctic Covers Expedition cover from Little America to Wellington, fine violet expedition cachet on face and 'S.S./ELEANOR BOLLING' handstamp at bottom left, NZ 1d Admiral cancelled at Dunedin on 22DE28. This cover was in the first mail bought back from the Expedition (Image1)

Estimate AU$80


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
174 c imagePostal History. 1928 Byrd Antarctic Covers (Nov 28) use of NZ 1d Admiral local Dunedin cover, fine violet expedition cachet with 'S.S. CITY OF NEW YORK - DUNEDIN, N.Z.' on face. This cachet was only used between Nov 26 & Dec 2, while the New York was in Dunedin. (Image1)

Estimate AU$60


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
175 c imagePostal History. 1929 Wilkins-Hearst Antarctic Expedition 1928-30 plain cover to Port Stanley with 1d Falklands cancelled violet double-circle 'Wilkins Antarctic/Deception/Island/Expedition', Port Stanley backstamp of 30AP29. Fresh. (Image1)

Estimate AU$120


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
176 c imagePostal History. 1929 Wilkins-Hearst Antarctic Expedition 1928-30 plain cover to Port Stanley with 2½d Falklands cancelled violet double-circle 'Wilkins Antarctic/Deception/Island/Expedition', Port Stanley backstamp of 30AP29. Fresh. (Image1)

Estimate AU$120


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
177 c imagePostal History. 1929-30 Byrd Antarctic Flight Covers 2c Washington on plain cover, cancelled with 'S.S. 27/DEC/1929/A.M./ELEANOR BOLLING' fine cachet on face and back with 'S.S. "ELEANOR BOLLING"' at base of cachet. (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$120


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
178 c imagePostal History. 1929-30 Byrd Antarctic Flight Covers 2c Goethals on illustrated 'Antarctica' cover, cancelled with 'S.S. JUN/1/A.M./1930/CITY OF NEW YORK' cachet on face without 'S.S. "ELEANOR BOLLING"' at base of cachet, both cancel & cachet are quite worn. (Image1)

Estimate AU$150


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
179 c imagePostal History. 1930 BANZ 6d chestnut Roo on cover tied by 'BANZ/1930[penguin]-31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.' first handstamp in black, to Melbourne. RPSL certificate (1977) (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$700


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM
180 c imagePostal History. 1930 BANZ 1½d Sturt pair on cover tied by 'BANZ/1930[penguin]-31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.' first handstamp in black, the cover has been signed by WW Ingram, Frank Hurley, Harold Fletcher & Douglas Mawson. Accompanied by a letter from Frank Hurley's wife explaining how her daughter "casually" tore the stamps off the cover, the cover has had these original stamps reattached. Also with contemporary newspaper photo of the members at their Polar Medal presentation. (3 items) (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$800


Closing..Aug-17, 06:00 PM

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