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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA continued...

Postal History continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate in AU$'s
1474 c image

1931 Shire Council of Carpentaria cover to Sydney with KGV 1d green & Kingsford Smith 2d x2 tied 'NORMANTON/ 21MY31/QUEENSLAND' cds also tying 'See Western Queensland' Qantas airmail label on olive, Post Office-issued 'FORWARDED/BY AIR MAIL' cachet in violet on face also, Brisbane '24MAY' and Sydney '25MAY' b/s, a few minor blemishes. Nice commercial usage of a label seen almost exclusively on philatelic covers.

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Currently Opening at...AU$115.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1475 c/L image

1931 First Experimental Flight Australia-England group on 'CHRISTMAS GREETINGS' envelopes x7 with variety of frankings, also one from New Zealand, plus Great Britain covers carried on return flight x13, a few registered, also scrapbook of news clippings about the flights, condition quite variable. (22 covers)

(Image1)

Estimate AU$100

Currently Opening at...AU$75.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1476 c image

1932 large-part parcel wrapper to USA with Kangaroo 6d CofA wmk (ACSC $600 on cover) tied Sydney cds paying foreign small packets rate, green 'DOUANE' & white 'Post Office, Chicago, Ill/Letter Package/Collect 10c' label, US 10c Postage Due 'ALLENTOWN/PA' pre-cancel affixed to pay Customs Fee, minor blemishes.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Currently Opening at...AU$150.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1477 c image

1939-44 inwards airmail covers including from Argentina 1939 at 1p95c rate, India 1941 twice censored, Panama 1944 at 90c rate with postal tax unpaid but forwarded after additional 1c affixed and cachet crossed-out, USA x2 at 70c PanAm Clipper rate, condition mixed but mostly fine. (9)

(Image1)

Estimate AU$120

Currently Opening at...AU$90.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1478 c image

1947 (Sep 8) Beam Wireless telegram with boxed OTC datestamp, with the Qantas envelope endorsed "CABLE" to "Fitzmaurice/Passenger to London/Lancastrian", boxed 'Phoned By.../Phoned To...' cachet on both items. Unusual.

Grade A-/A (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

Currently Opening at...AU$75.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1479 c image

1954 airmail to England with Kangaroos CofA Wmk 2/- maroon Die II ACSC #41 tied Bendigo Vic '12JLY/1954' slogan cancel paying Europe airmail rate, Cat $1000 for solo franking, minor edge bumps.

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Currently Opening at...AU$150.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1480 c image

1970 New Zealand High Commission parcel tag to NZ with Navigators 50c Dampier, $1 Flinders & $2 Bass tied 'CANBERRA CITY/-7AU70/ACT-AUST' cds to reverse, couple of staple holes not affecting stamps.

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Currently Opening at...AU$150.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1481 c image

1971 (Mar 2) airmail to France with 30c Flowers, routed via Great Britain arriving during the Postal Workers' Strike so carried by private mail service & hovercraft across the Channel with red 'FLOWN BY/HOVERCRAFT RAMSGATE' and blue 'BY EXPORT LETTER SERVICE/LONDON' & 'POSTE-RESTANTE/BP--300-62/CALAIS-RAMSGATE' cachets on face. [The UK Postal Strike was settled on 4.3.1971 with service resuming from 8.3.1971]

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Currently Opening at...AU$150.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1482 oversize cover image

1973 large cover 280x127mm airmail to UK with Aboriginal Art 20c Turtle and Navigators $2 Bass x2 tied 'RELIEF/24OC73/107[?]/NSW-AUST' cds (Hamilton NSW return address) paying the 35c per ½oz Zone 5 rate x12, a few blemishes and sealed with sellotape on back.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Currently Opening at...AU$150.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1483 c image

1973 small envelope with National Development 10c Oil & Gas and Navigators $1 Flinders & $4 King affixed on back tied 'MT WAVERLEY/-5FE73/VIC-AUST' cds, endorsed on front "$1.00 / Surcharge / 70c / $1.50 / $1.90", slight dicolouration from gummed flap otherwise fine. Receipt for payment of bulk postage or postage due.

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$500

Currently Opening at...AU$380.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1484 c image

1984 parcel tag with Paintings $10 Coming South x2 and Clipper Ships 75c x3 endorsed "CERTIFICATE OF DISINFECTION/ATTACHED TO PARCEL" on back, plus three more with $10 x3 and large 'SAL' label, with $10 x2 and small 'SAL' label, and with $10 endorsed "SURFACE MAIL PLS" all with range of other values to $5. (4)

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Currently Opening at...AU$115.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1485 cPSE image

2001+ International Post covers & a few postcards mostly airmail to Europe with range of issues, noted mixed domestic/international frankings, a few stationery items, potential postmark interest. Ideal for study. (3000+)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$400

Currently Opening at...AU$300.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
Postal History - Civil Censorship - World War II
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate in AU$'s
1486 c image

1940 to Sydney from Papua with Air Mail 5d tied 'SAMARAI ED/20DE40/PAPUA' d/s, sighted by Cairns Qld censor where '1/3/NOT/OPENED BY/CENSOR/2' diamond cachet applied on face, censored again with Sydney label & cachet alongside, a few blemishes. John Little records only two examples of the Cairns '...NOT/OPENED...' cachet.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Currently Opening at...AU$150.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1487 c image

1941 to Brisbane from Australian serviceman in Papua with Pictorials 4d Mother tied 'PORT MORESBY/ -5AP41/PAPUA' d/s, sender's name & unit at L/L with "Passed by unit censor/[signature]" manuscript in pencil on face, censored again in transit with '1/3/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/2' diamond cachet applied at Cairns Qld over unit censor, part back flap missing.

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Currently Opening at...AU$115.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1488 c image

1941 to USA from civilian in Papua with airmail indicia endorsed "TO AUST" and Pictorials 2d Bird & 4d Mother tied 'PORT MORESBY/-3MY41/PAPUA' d/s paying 3d airmail surcharge to Australia plus 3d foreign surface rate, censored in transit with 'OPENED BY CENSOR' deep red/white label rouletted at top & '1/3/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/1' diamond cachet both applied at Cairns Qld.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Currently Opening at...AU$150.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1489 c image

1945 cover airmail to Scotland with Hermes 1/6d tied Sydney '14MCH/1945' cancel re-sealed with opened-out '2 Opened by Censor' red/yellow label specially-produced for use on Air Letters (and rarely seen on envelopes) affixed on back tied '2/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/507' cachet with another strike on face, couple of minor edge faults.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Currently Opening at...AU$115.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
Postal History - Military - World War I
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate in AU$'s
1490 c image

1918 YMCA cover with header '...WITH THE/BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR INTERNED IN HOLLAND' & a plain cover similarly inscribed, both with the Australian sender's details at lower-left & different "free mail" cachets, to NSW, minor defects; and 1918 stampless Swiss PPC to an Australian POW at Friedrichsfeld Camp with German camp censor's cachet & boxed 'F.a.' h/s (= time expired) h/s indicatin he had been repatriated. A very scarce trio. (3)

Grade A-/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Currently Opening at...AU$150.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1491 c image

1916 Liverpool Camp Souvenir of Australia's Fighting Sons fold-out wallet with eight views of camp life & training activities, sent to "Young Station via Bathurst" with lengthy personal message, KGV 1d red tied 'LIVERPOOL MILITARY CAMP/NSW' cds, couple of edge faults. Liverpool Military Camp PO 25.2.1915; closed 14.12.1918.

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Currently Opening at...AU$115.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1492 c image

1916 Tidworth Camp (UK) Letter Card with eight views of barracks, etc stapled inside, sent to Victoria with lengthy personal message and Great Britain KGV 1d red tied 'AIF CAMP PO/2' cds & fine '1ST TRAINING BATTALION FPO/11NOV1916/AIF' triple-ring oval h/s alongside, couple of minor blemishes.

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Currently Opening at...AU$115.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM
1493 PSE image

PRISONERS OF WAR MAIL: Quality group of POW Envelopes x7 (one registered with 'HOLDSWORTHY CAMP' cds), Letter Sheets x7 & a rare Postal Card, various 'FREE' indicia, includes usages to China, Holland, India, Switzerland & USA, various NSW & foreign censor cachets etc, generally fine to very fine. A very appealing lot, (16)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$1,200

Currently Opening at...AU$900.00
Closing..Aug-30, 06:00 PM

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