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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, PRE-DECIMAL FIRST DAY COVERS

    Lot 471
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $1,500 Purchase Price : $1,340

    1928 Melbourne Philatelic Exhibition 3d Kookaburra block of 4 of the sheet format stamps on plain cover cancelled York (WA) cds, 2 NOV 28, with a second strike alongside. The stamps in this block have mesh of paper vertical and measure 20.5 x 25.0mm, compared to 21.0 x 24.5mm for stamps from miniature sheet. Fine and a rare first day cover of the sheet format stamp. BW 133y, cat AU$2000

     

    Lot 474
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1929 3d Green Airmail Type A on plain cover tied by Melbourne cds, 20 MY 29, very fine. BW 134y, cat AU$225

     

    Lot 475
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1930 Charles Sturt 1d and 3d on plain cover tied by Collaroy Beach (NSW) cds, 2 JE 30, very fine. BW 140y, cat AU$275

     

    Lot 476
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $3,000 Purchase Price : $2,680

    1930 KGV 'TWO PENCE' on 1d and 'FIVE PENCE' on 4d Surcharges on plain cover tied by Lakemba (NSW) cds, 1 AU 30, very fine. The addressee at Lakemba is believed to be the Postmaster. The official date of issue of the 2d on 1d was 1 August 1930, but earlier dates of use are known; the 5d on 4d was officially issued 2 August 1930. This cover, showing the 5d on 4d cancelled on the previous day, is noted by the BW catalogue in a footnote.

     

    Lot 477
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $140 Purchase Price : $123

    1931 Kingsford Smith set on plain cover tied by Sydney cds 19 MR 31, and addressed to Ceylon, fine

     

    Lot 478
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1932 1/- Lyrebird on plain cover (flap unsealed) tied by Melbourne cds, 15 FE 32, fine. BW 145y, cat AU$450

     

    Lot 479
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge recess-printed 2d (2) and 3d on neat typed FDC (unopened flap), backstamped Brisbane

     

    Lot 481
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $450 Purchase Price : $397

    1934 Victorian Centenary 2d, 3d and 1/- Perf 10 tied on plain cover by Newcastle cds, 2 JL 34, fine. BW 153y, cat AU$800

     

    Lot 482
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1934 Macarthur 2d, 3d and 9d on plain cover tied by Newcastle machine cancel, 1 NO 34, 9d additionally tied by Newcastle cds, fine. BW 160y, cat AU$650

     

    Lot 483
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    1934 1/6d Hermes Airmail tied to envelope addressed to England, tied by Adelaide machine cancellation, 1934 1 DEC, fine. BW 161y, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 484
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    1935 Anzac Anniversary 2d and 1/- tied to registered airmail cover addressed to Queensland, cancelled 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY' cds, 18 MR 35, fine. BW 165y, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 485
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1935 Silver Jubilee of KGV 2d, 3d and 2/- tied to registered cover from Sydney to England, cancelled 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY' cds, 2 MY 35, fine. BW 168y, cat AU$425

     

    Lot 487
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    Collection of wholly commercial first day covers, 1937-1982, some with endorsements by recipient although clearly unintentional sendings, condition a little varied in keeping with nature of material, generally fine, and an unusual and elusive lot (114)

      

    Lot 488
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $400 Purchase Price : $350

    1938 5/- and 10/- Robes on plain cover tied by Sydney cds, 1 AP 38, clean and fine. BW cat AU$450 for 5/- and AU$750 for 10/-

     

    Lot 489
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 1d Maroon KGVI on illustrated first day cover cancelled at Sydney, no back flap

     

    Lot 490
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $2,000 Purchase Price : $1,748

    1938 1 Robes on plain cover tied by Sydney machine cancellation, 1 NOV 1938, very fine and rare. BW 216y, cat AU$3500

     

    Lot 493
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $1,600 Purchase Price : $1,398

    1949-50 5/-, 10/-, 1 and 2 Coat-of-Arms on separate FDCs, the 1 and 2 on plain Hayward Parish covers (1 registered), 5/- on plain registered cover to USA, and 10/- on cacheted cover, all very fine. BW cat AU$2750 (4)

     

    Lot 494
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1949 1 Coat-of-Arms on registered airmail cover to U.S.A. tied by G.P.O. Sydney cds, 28 NO 49, fine. BW 270y, cat AU$750

     

    Lot 496
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1959-63 4d Lake QEII Definitive booklet pane of 6 used on Wesley first day cover cancelled at Adelaide 18 March 1959, very fine. BW 354y, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 497
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1959-63 4d Lake QEII Definitive booklet plane of 6 used on plain first day cover cancelled at Canterbury (NSW), 18 March 1959, very fine. BW 354y, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 498
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    1959-63 5d Deep Blue QEII Definitive booklet pane of 6 used on Wesley first day cover cancelled at Adelaide 23 March 1960, very fine. BW 356y, cat AU$150

     

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