GENERAL SALE, AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY
1932 and 1948 covers used locally at Sydney bearing NSW 2d orange Stamp Duty, the latter correctly charged deficient postage with 4d and 1d Postage Dues affixed and tied by cds.
1930s-45 pieces or 'PARCEL POST' fragments with 3d Sturt (6), 2/- Jubilee (2), piece with 1/6d (2) + 3½d (3) + Robes 5/- and 10/-, etc, (5 pieces).
Realised Price : $320
1937 (4th June) registered airmail cover to Switzerland bearing Kangaroo CofA Wmk 5/- Grey and Yellow + other frankings to a total of 6/5d tied by Late Fee Sydney cds, Geneva arrival backstamp, filing creases well clear of adhesives.
Realised Price : $145
1941-45 useful selection including 1941 Middle East Air Mail Lettercard unused (2), Active Service printed covers green/buff, various cancellations E.611, AIF Ne 6 black-ink illustrated and others, mixed condition, fair/fine (23)
Military: AUSTAIR UNEF 1976 commercial use of U.N. Aerogramme from Ismailia, Egypt, to Australia, very fine strike of 'UNITED NATIONS/SEP 25 1976/EMERGENCY FORCE' datestamp, accompanied by authoritative article. Very rare - only 45 Australians served .
Realised Price : $115
Flight Covers: 1931-70 range of first, useful 1953 Coronation souvenir covers, etc, range of frankings, markings, etc, mixed condition, (33).
Realised Price : $160
1952 (1st Sep) Air Letter flown by Qantas Australia - Cocos - Australia, AAMC 1307a
1953 (June 2nd) 'Coronation' souvenir flight covers to and from London, all cacheted including the scarce Cocos flights, few with blemishes, (24).