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    Online General Sale No. 74

    Bidding closes at 5pm AEDT on Friday 1st October 2021

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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY

    Lot 765
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1929-1940 group of airmail covers to U.K. showing various rate make-ups, with 1929 from Melbourne via Karachi with 1d KGV and 3d Airmail (x 3), 1934 advertising cover from Sydney with 2d Victorian Centenary and 6d Kookaburra (x 2), 1934 from Stanley (Tas) with 1/6d Hermes, 1935 from Melbourne with 5d KGV and 3d Victorian Centenary, 1935 from Melbourne with 1/4d KGV and 3d Victorian Centenary, 1936 from Launceston with 3d pair and 1/- S.A. Centenary, 1937 from Surrey Hills (Vic) with S.A. Centenary set and 1d KGV, 1940 clipper cover from Sydney with 5d Merino pair and 5/- Robes and with 'PRISONER OF WAR SERVICE'. A few minor blemishes on some covers, otherwise an attractive selection (7 covers)

       

    Lot 766
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1932 (27 April) cover from Perth to Carnarvon franked 1d KGV and 2d Sydney Harbour Bridge pair, endorsed 'Per Aerial Mail', overweight and therefore deficient one 3d air mail fee, with hexagonal 'T/6D' handstamp and with 6d Third Wmk postage due affixed and tied by Carnarvon cds. Back flap roughly opened, otherwise fine. BW cat AU$200 as solo franking

     

    Lot 767
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1937 (18 June) registered air mail cover from Sydney to Singapore franked 1/- Large Lyrebird paying the 9d air mail rate plus 3d registration fee, backstamped at Singapore 22 June

     

    Lot 768
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1938 (6 May) cover from Brisbane to Kobe, Japan franked 5d George V pair paying the scarce 10d air mail rate to Singapore, thence carried by surface mail

     

    Lot 769
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1939 (7 September) air mail cover from Melbourne to Grycksbo, Sweden franked 1/7d and with London annulment bars in red. Plain resealing label (Smith Type L3-1a) and boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR' handstamp (Smith Type Hs-1a) and initials. A scarce early WWII censorship cover

     

    Lot 770
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1940 (11 November) censored cover from Sydney to St. Gallen, Switzerland franked 5d Merino, 6d Kookaburra and 5/- Robes representing the 5/11d 'California Clipper' air mail service via New Zealand and U.S.A. An unusual destination for this service

     

    Lot 771
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $75

    1941 (25 March) pair of 'California Clipper' censored covers from Brisbane to Wisconsin, U.S.A., the first franked 8/6d for the double rate plus express delivery fee (unusual), the other franked 12/1d for triple rate. Some small faults (2)

      

    Lot 772
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1944 (23 August) censored cover from Pymble (N.S.W.) to Madrid, Spain franked 5/- Robes and d Kangaroo (? rate), and endorsed 'via America - air mail New York Lisbon'. Backstamps include Lisbon (3 October) and Madrid (5 October), and showing both Australian and Spanish censor tapes and handstamps, unusual

     

    Lot 773
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1945 (21 March) air letter sent from Perth to Scotland with scarce '5 Opened by Censor' red on yellow resealing tape (Smith Type L5-12) and with diamond '5/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/22' handstamp in violet

     

    Lot 774
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1946 (12 July) registered air mail cover from Sydney to the International Red Cross Committee at Geneva, Switzerland, franked 5/- and 10/- Robes, 1/6d Hermes and 3d George VI to meet the 11 x 1/6d air mail rate plus 3d registration fee. Few wrinkles otherwise fine

     

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