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2904765
  Empire Flying Boats: with photos (3, incl Flying Boat in Port Moresby cWWII with Burns Philp Vessel moored nearby, QANTAS 'COOLANGATTA'), PPCs (3, incl 'CAPELLA'), some recent reproductions incl photo of Ansett Flying Boat in Hobart, and Lifebuoy (soap) card of QANTAS S23 C Class Flying boat. Generally fine.
Lot 10 [1 of 4]:Empire Flying Boats: with photos (3, incl Flying Boat in Port Moresby cWWII with Burns Philp Vessel moored nearby, QANTAS 'COOLANGATTA'), PPCs (3, incl 'CAPELLA'), some recent reproductions incl photo of Ansett Flying Boat in Hobart, and Lifebuoy (soap) card of QANTAS S23 C Class Flying boat. Generally fine. Lot 10 [2 of 4]:Empire Flying Boats: with photos (3, incl Flying Boat in Port Moresby cWWII with Burns Philp Vessel moored nearby, QANTAS 'COOLANGATTA'), PPCs (3, incl 'CAPELLA'), some recent reproductions incl photo of Ansett Flying Boat in Hobart, and Lifebuoy (soap) card of QANTAS S23 C Class Flying boat. Generally fine. Lot 10 [3 of 4]:Empire Flying Boats: with photos (3, incl Flying Boat in Port Moresby cWWII with Burns Philp Vessel moored nearby, QANTAS 'COOLANGATTA'), PPCs (3, incl 'CAPELLA'), some recent reproductions incl photo of Ansett Flying Boat in Hobart, and Lifebuoy (soap) card of QANTAS S23 C Class Flying boat. Generally fine.
60.00

AUSTRALIA - Postal History

2614561
 1933 First Australian Trade Ship large 'POSTED ON BOARD FIRST AUSTRALIAN EXHIBITION SHIP TO THE EAST/TSS NIEUW HOLLAND/...' cachet with details of the itinerary in violet superb strikes on covers with 'FIRST AUSTRALIAN TRADE EXHIBITION SHIP/...' imprint on the flap, from Brisbane, Port Moresby (repaired opening tear) with Papua 2d or Soerabaja with Dutch Indies 5c & 10c, and a similar envelope but without the cachet with Straits Settlements 4c orange pair & Penang cds; also two KPM postcards of the 'Nieuw Holland' & a flimsy 'SAMPLES/TRADE SHIP/TSS NIEUW HOLLAND' gummed label (stained). (7)
Lot 363 [1 of 7]:1933 First Australian Trade Ship large 'POSTED ON BOARD FIRST AUSTRALIAN EXHIBITION SHIP TO THE EAST/TSS NIEUW HOLLAND/...' cachet with details of the itinerary in violet superb strikes on covers with 'FIRST AUSTRALIAN TRADE EXHIBITION SHIP/...' imprint on the flap, from Brisbane, Port Moresby (repaired opening tear) with Papua 2d or Soerabaja with Dutch Indies 5c & 10c, and a similar envelope but without the cachet with Straits Settlements 4c orange pair & Penang cds; also two KPM postcards of the 'Nieuw Holland' & a flimsy 'SAMPLES/TRADE SHIP/TSS NIEUW HOLLAND' gummed label (stained). (7)Lot 363 [2 of 7]:1933 First Australian Trade Ship large 'POSTED ON BOARD FIRST AUSTRALIAN EXHIBITION SHIP TO THE EAST/TSS NIEUW HOLLAND/...' cachet with details of the itinerary in violet superb strikes on covers with 'FIRST AUSTRALIAN TRADE EXHIBITION SHIP/...' imprint on the flap, from Brisbane, Port Moresby (repaired opening tear) with Papua 2d or Soerabaja with Dutch Indies 5c & 10c, and a similar envelope but without the cachet with Straits Settlements 4c orange pair & Penang cds; also two KPM postcards of the 'Nieuw Holland' & a flimsy 'SAMPLES/TRADE SHIP/TSS NIEUW HOLLAND' gummed label (stained). (7)Lot 363 [3 of 7]:1933 First Australian Trade Ship large 'POSTED ON BOARD FIRST AUSTRALIAN EXHIBITION SHIP TO THE EAST/TSS NIEUW HOLLAND/...' cachet with details of the itinerary in violet superb strikes on covers with 'FIRST AUSTRALIAN TRADE EXHIBITION SHIP/...' imprint on the flap, from Brisbane, Port Moresby (repaired opening tear) with Papua 2d or Soerabaja with Dutch Indies 5c & 10c, and a similar envelope but without the cachet with Straits Settlements 4c orange pair & Penang cds; also two KPM postcards of the 'Nieuw Holland' & a flimsy 'SAMPLES/TRADE SHIP/TSS NIEUW HOLLAND' gummed label (stained). (7)
300.00

AUSTRALIA - First Flight Covers

3113873  1947 Food For Britain Flight (May 26) endorsed 'Australia...England/per Hanton Halifax Freighter./"Port of Sydney. G.AIWT."/Food for Britain Flight', signed by the crew of 6 at left, including Dr Graham Humby of London Aero Motor Services who was planning to run an air freight service out of Sydney, mild vertical fold, fine condition overall.
Lot 416:1947 Food For Britain Flight (May 26) endorsed 'Australia...England/per Hanton Halifax Freighter./"Port of Sydney. G.AIWT."/Food for Britain Flight', signed by the crew of 6 at left, including Dr Graham Humby of London Aero Motor Services who was planning to run an air freight service out of Sydney, mild vertical fold, fine condition overall.
120.00

AUSTRALIA - Military - World War I Period

2602632 ✉FA/A-Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)
Lot 428 [1 of 3]:Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)Lot 428 [2 of 3]:Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)Lot 428 [3 of 3]:Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)
150.00

NORTHERN TERRITORY - Postal History

3109250  1887 (Oct 26) inwards cover from Melbourne addressed to Palmerston, Port Darwin with largely complete 'PORT DARWI[N]/NO25/87/SA' Type SC1 backstamp, backflap missing.
Lot 515:1887 (Oct 26) inwards cover from Melbourne addressed to Palmerston, Port Darwin with largely complete 'PORT DARWI[N]
145.00

NORTHERN TERRITORY

3117183  Pine Creek (1): two strikes of 1908 Type F1 datestamp tying SA ½d & 2d to cover addressed to France, Port Darwin squared-circle transit backstamp, Paris arrival datestamp on reverse, cover with small blemishes.
TO c.1873; PO c.-/7/1874; closed 19/2/1942.
Lot 517 [1 of 2]:Pine Creek (1): two strikes of 1908 Type F1 datestamp tying SA ½d & 2d to cover addressed to France, Port Darwin squared-circle transit backstamp, Paris arrival datestamp on reverse, cover with small blemishes.  TO c.1873; PO c.-/7/1874; closed 19/2/1942.Lot 517 [2 of 2]:Pine Creek (1): two strikes of 1908 Type F1 datestamp tying SA ½d & 2d to cover addressed to France, Port Darwin squared-circle transit backstamp, Paris arrival datestamp on reverse, cover with small blemishes.  TO c.1873; PO c.-/7/1874; closed 19/2/1942.
160.00

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History

2611473  1852 (Apr 7) stampless entire from Adelaide to the Collector of Customs, Port Adelaide. Fine GPO cds in face, rated "2" in black.
Lot 580 [1 of 2]:1852 (Apr 7) stampless entire from Adelaide to the Collector of Customs, Port Adelaide. Fine GPO cds in face, rated "2" in black. Lot 580 [2 of 2]:1852 (Apr 7) stampless entire from Adelaide to the Collector of Customs, Port Adelaide. Fine GPO cds in face, rated "2" in black.
145.00

SOUTH AUSTRALIA Datestamps - Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings

3121386 U Mostly Squared-Circle Datestamps On Long Toms comprising [Rated 3R], Arltunga (Type C4); [Rated 2R] Denial Bay SC; others from Appila Yarrowie, Eudunda (on 3d pair), Express Railway, Freeling, Glenelg, Hamley Bridge, Mount Gambier, Mt Lofty, Norwood, Ovingham, Port Wakefield, Smoky Bay, Stock Exchange, Tailem Bend & and Wilmington (on 3d pair). (17 items)
Lot 592 [1 of 2]:Mostly Squared-Circle Datestamps On Long Toms comprising [Rated 3R], Arltunga (Type C4); [Rated 2R] Denial Bay SC; others from Appila Yarrowie, Eudunda (on 3d pair), Express Railway, Freeling, Glenelg, Hamley Bridge, Mount Gambier, Mt Lofty, Norwood, Ovingham, Port Wakefield, Smoky Bay, Stock Exchange, Tailem Bend & and Wilmington (on 3d pair). (17 items)Lot 592 [2 of 2]:Mostly Squared-Circle Datestamps On Long Toms comprising [Rated 3R], Arltunga (Type C4); [Rated 2R] Denial Bay SC; others from Appila Yarrowie, Eudunda (on 3d pair), Express Railway, Freeling, Glenelg, Hamley Bridge, Mount Gambier, Mt Lofty, Norwood, Ovingham, Port Wakefield, Smoky Bay, Stock Exchange, Tailem Bend & and Wilmington (on 3d pair). (17 items)
95.00

PAPUA - Postal Stationery

2908251 PS 1917 4d: Long format registered envelope CTO 'PORT MORESBY/20APR22/PAPUA', some flap damage, nevertheless a very scarce item, HG #C1.
Lot 799 [1 of 2]:1917 4d: Long format registered envelope CTO 'PORT MORESBY/20APR22/PAPUA', some flap damage, nevertheless a very scarce item, HG #C1. Lot 799 [2 of 2]:1917 4d: Long format registered envelope CTO 'PORT MORESBY/20APR22/PAPUA', some flap damage, nevertheless a very scarce item, HG #C1.
1,200.00

PAPUA - Postal History

3114167  1940 (Aug 24) Burns Philp (Port Moresby) cover to Cairns with 5d Air tied by Port Moresby datestamp, PASSED BY CENSOR' boxed handstamp in violet. [Civil Censorship Study Group Type PMH8-4 recorded as used between 21 Sep and 3 Nov 1939, however this cover suggests it was used well into 1940]
Lot 801:1940 (Aug 24) Burns Philp (Port Moresby) cover to Cairns with 5d Air tied by Port Moresby datestamp, PASSED BY CENSOR' boxed handstamp in violet. [Civil Censorship Study Group Type PMH8-4 recorded as used between 21 Sep and 3 Nov 1939, however this cover suggests it was used well into 1940]
145.00
   
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