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COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS

3126780  1963 Pictorials 3d to 2/3d set on two matching Wesley FDCs (one registered, with transit backstamps), serviced at Warradale South (SA), typed addresses to USA. Rare usage. (2)
Lot 1020 [1 of 3]:1963 Pictorials 3d to 2/3d set on two matching Wesley FDCs (one registered, with transit backstamps), serviced at Warradale South (SA), typed addresses to USA. Rare usage. (2)Lot 1020 [2 of 3]:1963 Pictorials 3d to 2/3d set on two matching Wesley FDCs (one registered, with transit backstamps), serviced at Warradale South (SA), typed addresses to USA. Rare usage. (2)Lot 1020 [3 of 3]:1963 Pictorials 3d to 2/3d set on two matching Wesley FDCs (one registered, with transit backstamps), serviced at Warradale South (SA), typed addresses to USA. Rare usage. (2)
180.00
3126214  1963 3d to 2/3d Pictorial set SG #1-6 tied by Adelaide '11JE63' datestamp to FDC with Wesley cut-out cachet, Stalley's Stamp Shop address label. Rare with mainland FDI cancel.
Lot 1021:1963 3d to 2/3d Pictorial set SG #1-6 tied by Adelaide '11JE63' datestamp to FDC with Wesley cut-out cachet, Stalley's Stamp Shop address label. Rare with mainland FDI cancel.
120.00

COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS - Postal History

3122890  1939 Indian Ocean Survey Flight per Flying Boat Guba cover sent from Cocos with John Clunies-Ross' personal handstamp at top right and Seychelles 2c strip of 3 cancelled on arrival, endorsed on reverse "carried Between/Diego Garcia & Seychelles/.../Jack Percival". [Percival was the radio operator & official journalist on the flight]
Lot 1022:1939 Indian Ocean Survey Flight per Flying Boat Guba cover sent from Cocos with John Clunies-Ross' personal handstamp at top right and Seychelles 2c strip of 3 cancelled on arrival, endorsed on reverse "carried Between/Diego Garcia & Seychelles/.../Jack Percival". [Percival was the radio operator & official journalist on the flight]
240.00
3126777  1952 (Sep 3) registered cover flown to Sydney thence by surface mail to UK, RAAF Cocos Island registration label and 'RAAF PO' datestamp tieing stamps.
Lot 1023 [1 of 2]:1952 (Sep 3) registered cover flown to Sydney thence by surface mail to UK, RAAF Cocos Island registration label and 'RAAF PO' datestamp tieing stamps. Lot 1023 [2 of 2]:1952 (Sep 3) registered cover flown to Sydney thence by surface mail to UK, RAAF Cocos Island registration label and 'RAAF PO' datestamp tieing stamps.
95.00
2912451  1955 Illustrated cover commemorating the Australian Government taking over Admistraton with Australian adhesives tied by 'COCOS ISLANDS/23NO55' cds alongisde the very rare triangular cachet in red. Minor fault at left.
Lot 1024:1955 Illustrated cover commemorating the Australian Government taking over Admistraton with Australian adhesives tied by 'COCOS ISLANDS/23NO55' cds alongisde the very rare triangular cachet in red. Minor fault at left.
420.00
2910025  1963 (Jun 11) Pictorials 1963 (Jun 11) Pictorials (6) on PMG Hermes generic FDC to Floreat Park with PERTH cds (Mainland FDI postmarks on this issue are very scarce).
Lot 1025:1963 (Jun 11) Pictorials 1963 (Jun 11) Pictorials (6) on PMG Hermes generic FDC to Floreat Park with PERTH cds (Mainland FDI postmarks on this issue are very scarce).
160.00
2910026  1969 (Jul 9) Pictorials set of 12 on Australia Post 'Shield' generic FDC with 'PHILATELIC/RUSSELL STREET/VIC.AUST' datestamp.
Lot 1026:1969 (Jul 9) Pictorials set of 12 on Australia Post 'Shield' generic FDC with 'PHILATELIC/RUSSELL STREET/VIC.AUST' datestamp.
120.00
2909976  1970 (Nov 10) registered airmail cover to Israel with attractive philatelic franking and handstamped 'Inspected/and Safe for/Transmission' with 'POSTMASTER/ COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS AUST.' handstamp beneath (and signed), green customs label, Sydney & Jerusalem arrival backstamps. Accompanied by a photocopy of a PMG's Department notice stating "Following explosions in aircraft carrying mail to Israel security aspects of acceptance of air mail to that country are being strengthened....". Rare anti-terrorism mail. (2 items)
Lot 1027 [1 of 2]:1970 (Nov 10) registered airmail cover to Israel with attractive philatelic franking and handstamped 'Inspected/and Safe for/Transmission' with 'POSTMASTER/ COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS AUST.' handstamp beneath (and signed), green customs label, Sydney & Jerusalem arrival backstamps. Accompanied by a photocopy of a PMG's Department notice stating "Following explosions in aircraft carrying mail to Israel security aspects of acceptance of air mail to that country are being strengthened....". Rare anti-terrorism mail. (2 items)Lot 1027 [2 of 2]:1970 (Nov 10) registered airmail cover to Israel with attractive philatelic franking and handstamped 'Inspected/and Safe for/Transmission' with 'POSTMASTER/ COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS AUST.' handstamp beneath (and signed), green customs label, Sydney & Jerusalem arrival backstamps. Accompanied by a photocopy of a PMG's Department notice stating "Following explosions in aircraft carrying mail to Israel security aspects of acceptance of air mail to that country are being strengthened....". Rare anti-terrorism mail. (2 items)
60.00

COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS - Military - World War II Period

3122897  Indian Army FPO 46 1945 (Oct 25) stampless OAS airmail cover to England with an largely fine strike of the Indian 'FPO/No 46' datestamp used on Cocos, opened a tad roughly.
Lot 1028:Indian Army FPO 46 1945 (Oct 25) stampless OAS airmail cover to England with an largely fine strike of the Indian 'FPO/No 46' datestamp used on Cocos, opened a tad roughly.
120.00
3122900  Royal Air Force PO 301 1945 (Oct 1) stampless OAS cover to England with fair strike of 'RAFPOST 301/1OCT45' datestamp, enclosed three-page letter headed "SECTION H / SECTION 301/RAF/CEYLON AIR FORCES" describes an ENSA concert by Gracie Fields compèred by her husband Monty Banks, but complains "the boys disagree with wasting transport to bring stars to the Far East, when the Government babbles about transport difficulties for getting the lads home;- and mail is held up in Ceylon owing to lack of air facilities to bring it to the remote Cocos Islands!", cover with minor blemishes only. (4 items)
Lot 1029 [1 of 2]:Royal Air Force PO 301 1945 (Oct 1) stampless OAS cover to England with fair strike of 'RAFPOST 301/1OCT45' datestamp, enclosed three-page letter headed "SECTION H / SECTION 301/RAF/CEYLON AIR FORCES" describes an ENSA concert by Gracie Fields compèred by her husband Monty Banks, but complains "the boys disagree with wasting transport to bring stars to the Far East, when the Government babbles about transport difficulties for getting the lads home;- and mail is held up in Ceylon owing to lack of air facilities to bring it to the remote Cocos Islands!", cover with minor blemishes only. (4 items)Lot 1029 [2 of 2]:Royal Air Force PO 301 1945 (Oct 1) stampless OAS cover to England with fair strike of 'RAFPOST 301/1OCT45' datestamp, enclosed three-page letter headed "SECTION H / SECTION 301/RAF/CEYLON AIR FORCES" describes an ENSA concert by Gracie Fields compèred by her husband Monty Banks, but complains "the boys disagree with wasting transport to bring stars to the Far East, when the Government babbles about transport difficulties for getting the lads home;- and mail is held up in Ceylon owing to lack of air facilities to bring it to the remote Cocos Islands!", cover with minor blemishes only. (4 items)
145.00
   
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