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    Online General Sale No. 66

    Bidding closes at 5pm AEDT on Monday 19th November 2018 

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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY

    Lot 853
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Small group of mostly first flight covers, with Apr 1929 Charleville-Brisbane flight with 6d Kangaroo addressed to USA, Jun 1929 Perth-Adelaide flight addressed to USA, April and May 1931 first (2) and second Australia-England flights, May 1931 Melbourne-Batavia flight, Nov 1931 Australia-England Christmas flight, Apr 1934 Australia-New Zealand flight, July 1934 Australia-Papua New Guinea flight (2), Dec 1934 cover to Java franked 3d, 4d, and 5d Kangaroos and unclaimed on return. Frankings include two with KGV 1/4d, few small cover faults and generally fine (11)

       

    Lot 854
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1914 (Jun) A.B. 'Wizard' Stone postcard produced for the scheduled flight from Melbourne to Sydney. Addressed and franked with uncancelled 1d Kangaroo, very fine. AAMC No. 2a

     

    Lot 855
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1914 (6 Jul) Melbourne to Sydney First Flight Guillaux postcard franked with 1d KGV Engraved tied by special postmark in violet. Postcard with worn edges and corners

     

    Lot 856
    C ]
    Estimate: $6,000Starting Price: $4,600

    1919 England-Australia flight cover carried by Ross and Keith Smith, blue vignette tied by special double oval ds, and with 'PER/VICKERS VIMY AEROPLANE/TO AUSTRALIA' cachet, signed by Keith Smith and addressed to W.A. Watt, M.P. Very fine example of this famous flight, No. 353 in Tom Frommer's census, with Longhi Certificate (1999)

     

    Lot 857
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1929 (2 Jun) cover to Vienna, Austria, with 6d Blue Kangaroo Third Wmk tied by Adelaide machine cancel, carried to Perth by airmail, thence to Vienna, with boxed 'Posted at (Vienna)/under cover to the Postmaster/at ADELAIDE' in violet, very fine

     

    Lot 858
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1933 (3 Dec) Australia - New Zealand 'Faith in Australia' flight postcard carried by Ulm, Allen and Bolton, subsequently re-used on 1940 (30 Apr) TEAL first flight, very fine. Eustis No. 900a, which states that 100 postcards were reused in this manner

      

    Lot 859
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    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    1935 (10 Dec) attractive combination use of 5/- Kangaroo C of A Wmk, 1/- Large Lyrebird and No Wmk 1/6d Hermes on quintuple airmail rate cover from Melbourne to London, roughly opened although intact

     

    Lot 860
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1936 (3 Feb) all-over tourism advertising cover (reverse - crease at centre) for Evans Head (NSW) ("Pearl of the Pacific") bearing No Wmk 1/6d Hermes used from Lismore to London

      

    Lot 861
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $75

    1938-39 airmail covers to London and Bombay at 'All-up' EAMS rate of 5d per half ounce, former double rate franked KGV 5d pair, patter backstamped (2)

     

    Lot 862
    C ]
    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1939 (27 Apr) and (22 Jun) covers from Charing Cross (NSW) to Minneapolis, Minnesota franked 3d blue KGVI for surface rate, with pair of U.S. 3c commemoratives added for internal U.S. air mail, cancelled at San Pedro (Calif). Plus 1939 (30 Mar) cover from the same correspondence with 3d Blue and U.S. 3c definitive pair and 10c special delivery all cancelled at Charing Cross, with 'Special Delivery - Air Mail' handstamp and boxed 'NOT ELIGIBLE FOR.AERIAL MAIL FEE/DEFICIENT./SYDNEY NO. 2' both in violet. Few cover creases but an interesting trio (3 covers)

     

    Lot 863
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1940-41 attractive franking combinations for 5/10d Australia-N.Z.-U.K. via U.S.A. airmail service, including 6d A.I.F. (elusive on cover), 5/- Robes, KGVI 1/4d Magenta, and 2/- Kangaroo pair, censored Brisbane and Townsville (2)

     

    Lot 864
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1940 (23 Apr) scarce commercial airmail postcard ('Maori Children Bathing in ThermalPool Rotorua NZ' entrant in 1st TEAL New Zealand - Australia flight (AAMC 899), correct 3d rate, sender requesting recipient reply in 'Esperanto'

     

    Lot 865
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1945 (Nov-Dec) airmail covers to the same addressee in Holland bearing various types of London rectangular 'O.A.T.' handstamps, Heifetz Types XI and XII, latter scarce and also with Dutch label affixed, a little roughly handled. Nice duo for exhibit page (2)

      

    Lot 866
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1947 (9 Sep) cover from Hobart to the extraordinary destination of French India, franked 1/6d for half oz. airmail rate, reverse with framed 'BUY NATIONAL/SAVINGS CERTIFICATES' of Pondicherry

     

    Lot 867
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1948 Australian National Airways air mail etiquette complete booklet containing six panes of 2, very fine, Frommer 80c

     

    Lot 868
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1955 (25 Mar) cover from Sydney to Noumea franked 1/6d for 'Other Articles' per 2oz. rate, endorsed 'Second Class', backstamped Ba (Fiji), a very scarce non-standard rate externally

     

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