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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY

    Lot 1062
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $135

    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 1063
    Estimate: $200

    1929-1940 group of airmail covers to U.K. showing various rate make-ups, with 1929 from Melbourne via Karachi with 1½d 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 1064
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    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 1065
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    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 1066
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $115

    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 1067
    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $42

    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 1068
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $55

    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 1069
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $135

    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 1070
    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $22

    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 1071
    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $65

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

     

    Lot 1072
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1949 (6 Sep) 1½d newspaper wrapper uprated with 1½d 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 1073
    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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