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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY

    Lot 1024
    Estimate: $75

    1951-63 small group of concession rate covers, with 3d airmail rate on 1951 Tattersalls cover from Japan, and 1960 and 1963 illustrated covers from Woomera to Adelaide and U.K. respectively; 1955 local Sydney cover with 1d QEII and 'NAVAL SERVICE' in blue; and 1956 cover from HMAS 'Anzac' with d and 4d cancelled 'PASSED FREE/SURFACE/POSTAGE machine and with 'H.M.A. SHIPS' in violet. Generally very fine and a useful group (5 covers)

      

    Lot 1025
    Estimate: $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 1026
    Estimate: $250

    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 1027
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1929 (9 May) cover from London to Consulate of Switzerland (Melbourne) endorsed alongside (and tying) Air Mail label 'Till Marseilles/and again in/Australia', franked 7d to include 3d airmail surcharges x 2 to France and within Australia, despatched in time and intended for first acceptance of Perth-Adelaide airmail (AAMC 137) in which it was a rare entrant. Pencilled on reverse is 'First acceptance for flight Perth/Adelaide'

     

    Lot 1028
    Estimate: $100

    1930s-1960s small group of first flight covers, including 1931 Australia-England, 1951 Round Australia Jubilee flight, 1955 Canadian Pacific Airlines Sydney-Amsterdam Polar flight (corner fault), 1958 round the World flight (2), 1959 Qantas Inaugural Boeing Jet flight (x 3, to Fiji, Hawaii, and San Francisco), 1960 Qantas Boeing Round the World flight, plus others. mostly fine (11)

       

    Lot 1029
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    1931 (9 Nov) Australia - England Special Air Mail Flight commemorative cover franked 2d Kingsford Smith, 3d Airmail and 6d Airmail pair sent registered from Sydney to London, with request to return unopened to the sender. This was done without the addition of British postage, and the cover was taxed, with boxed 'TAXED/(10d)/No. 3 SYDNEY' in red, and block of 4 and single 2d postage dues affixed and cancelled Newtown cds, 19 JA 32. Small cover tear at right, and some foxing around adhesives

      

    Lot 1030
    Estimate: $250

    Group of airmail covers bearing 9d or 2/- Kangaroo frankings, with 1933 2d envelope from Sydney to France to France uprated with 9d and underpaid, 1934 from Toowoomba to Scotland with 9d pair and 2d Victorian Centenary via Karachi service, 1935 from Sydney to Germany with 2/- plus 1d late fee, 1935 covers to Batavia (2) from Melbourne or Sydney with single 9d frankings, latter with additional 1d late fee, 1937 Sydney to Munich with 2/- plus 1d late fee, 1938 Coogee to London with 9d pair, 1937 re-addressed from Melbourne to New York via Hong Kong with 2/- pair, 2d KGV and 6d Airmail (creases clear of stamps), 1938 from Sydney to Munich (2, from same correspondence) with 9d plus 1/- Lyrebird. Generally fine and an attractive selection (10 covers)

        

    Lot 1031
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1934 (23 Feb) MacRobertson-Miller Aviation Co. intermediate stage registered cover flown from Adelaide to Port Pirie. AAMC 363a, cat from AU$100. Scarce registered usage

     

    Lot 1032
    Estimate: $50

    1934 (6 May) commercial airmail cover from Carnarvon to Perth franked 3d airmail x 6 + KGV 3d pair, aggregate 2/- representing 2d letter rate x 3 + 3d airmail surcharge x 6, attractive despite small blemishes

     

    Lot 1033
    Estimate: $40

    1934 (16 Nov) autogiro flight postcard registered at Portland, stamps tied by 'M.O.O. PORTLAND/VIC' cds, AAMC 461b, very fine and scarce

     

    Lot 1034
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $230

    1934 (Dec) Imperial Airways/Qantas England-Australia Service group, with London-Australia covers addressed for Sydney, Brisbane (damaged), Mount Isa, Camooweal, Katherine, Cloncurry, Alexandria Station and Normanton, plus intermediate or connecting covers from South Africa, India (2), Kenya, Iraq, Egypt and Straits Settlements (2), few with small faults but mostly fine. AAMC 471 (16)

      

    Lot 1035
    Estimate: $60

    1934 (9-10 Dec) return Australia-England QANTAS/Imperial Airways flight Brisbane to Singapore intermediate cover bearing scarce solo franking of 9d Macarthur, very fine (unopened cover)

     

    Lot 1036
    Estimate: $180 Realised Price : $250

    1934 (Dec) Imperial Airways/Qantas Australia-England Service printed covers carried on Australian intermediates, with Camooweal- Roma, Tambo, Toowoomba, Mount Isa and Cloncurry, Newcastle Waters - Tambo, Alexandria Station and Charleville, Winton - Roma and Charleville, Camooweal - Normanton and Tambo, Katherine - Mount Isa, Anthonys Lagoon - Cloncurry, Mount Isa - Cloncurry, Daly Waters - Tambo, Normanton - McKinlay, and Katherine - Brisbane, some covers with tears or creasing, but mostly good to fine (17)

      

    Lot 1037
    Estimate: $120

    Group of airmail covers to U.S.A. and Canada, with 1935 uprated 2d envelope to Quebec with 2/2d franking, 1938 Melbourne to New York with 4d Koala pair and 3d KGVI, and 1945 Sydney to Boston with 4d Koala pair, both paying U.S. airmail only, 1937 covers (2) Sydney to New York with 1/8d frankings (including 2d late fee), 1937 and 1938 covers to Ohio with different make-ups of 1/7d rate, and 1940 cover from Casino to British Columbia with 5/- Robes solo franking, a 1/1d overpayment of the 3/11d rate via Transpacific Clipper service. A fine and attractive group (8 covers)

       

    Lot 1038
    Estimate: $40

    1940 (20 May) Columbia Pictures cover (blemishes) Sydney to New York by airmail bearing 1/6d Hermes pair + QE 1d tied by GPO Sydney cds, Sydney censor tape/handstamp (1.7d first half oz. + 1/6d additional half oz.)

     

    Lot 1039
    Estimate: $75

    1942 (23 Dec) Brisbane-Mornington Island Christmas 'parachute' mail printed Qantas cover, black and red vignette affixed, cacheted and signed by pilot W.H. Crowther, endorsed on reverse on arrival, only 85 carried. AAMC 951, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1040
    Estimate: $40

    1946 (9 Apr) G.B. Air Letter with typed overprint for England - Australia QANTAS 'Kangaroo' route return flight, AAMC 1039b

     

    Lot 1041
    Estimate: $60

    1949 (6 Sep) 1d newspaper wrapper uprated with 1d QE, 9d Platypus and 1/6d Hermes for Qantas/BOAC Australia - England second class air mail first flight, with vignette affixed and Qantas air mail etiquette, fine

     

    Lot 1042
    Estimate: $120

    1953 (2 Jun) Coronation Flight complete set of 12 Qantas printed covers for the intermediate stages to London, including the scarce Cocos. AAMC 1318a, cat from AU$240 (12)

       

    Lot 1043
    Estimate: $30

    2005 (18 Oct) airmail cover from GB to Victoria, signs of trauma en route, with GB 'Our Sincere Apologies' protective cover explaining 'damaged whilst in our care' (unspecified). Dated by Customs Declaration label on reverse. Ex Sinfield

      

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