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    Lot 887
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    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 888
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    Estimate: $140 Purchase Price : $123

    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 889
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    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    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 890
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    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 891
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    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

    1934 (29 Mar) Kingsford Smith et al New Zealand - Australia flight souvenir cover addressed to John Gower in his own hand, Kangaroo C & E Club 'Kangaroo' Cinderella tied to reverse, alongside Gower's hexagonal handstamp


    Lot 892
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    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    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 893
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    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    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 894
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    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 896
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    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 899
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    Estimate: $450 Purchase Price : $397

    1937 (4-9 Jan) cover flown on return flight by Mandated Airlines, Sydney to Salamaua and returned by sera mail via Brisbane where New Guinea adhesives were cancelled by Brisbane cds 27 JAN 37, signed by pilot R.O. Mant. AAMC 703, cat AU$900, only five carried


    Lot 902
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    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

    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 903
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    Estimate: $90 Purchase Price : $82

    Small group of airmail covers to Europe, with 1942 (31 Aug) Swedish Chamber of Commerce Sydney cover (opened three sides) with typewritten 'London-Sweden' franked 7d and with; London oval 'O.A.T.' and censor handstamps in red; 1938 covers (x 2) from Danish consulate Sydney to Copenhagen franked 2/2d and 2/7d for full airmail service via Greece and airmail to U.K. only; and 1959 cover from Crow's Nest to Finland with 4d PO Sesquicentenary (curious 'dry ink' effect) and 2/- Abo Art (4 covers)


    Lot 904
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    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

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


    Lot 905
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    Estimate: $30 Purchase Price : $26

    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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