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AUSTRALIA - Commemorative Covers

717  1934 Princes Pier registered use of KGV 2d Stationery Envelope uprated with 3d Victoria Centenary to Footscray tied by superb strike of 'PRINCES PIER PORT MELBOURNE/18OC34' datestamps being the first day of use APM #290, black & blue 'rat's tail' registration label numbered '260', appropriate backstamps, Cat $400+. This lot is no longer available
718
 1956 Melbourne Olympics postcards with stamps tied by various Olympic Village cancels APM 1151-55, all signed by track & field competitors including gold medallists Betty Cuthbert (Australia, Women's 100 & 200 metres & 100m relay), Charles Jenkins (USA, Men's 400m & 400m relay), Glenn Davis (USA, Men's 400m hurdles), Charles Dumas (USA, Men's high jump), Bob Richards (USA, Men's pole vault), Vladimir Kuts (Russia, Men's 5,000m & 10,000m), Alain Mimoun (France, Men's marathon), Adhemar da Silva (Brazil, Men's triple jump); also silver medallist Gordon Pirie (GB, Men's 5,000m) plus three other items signed by Russian competitors; also another card signed by legendary olympian Emile Zatopek who sustained an injury in preparing for the Melbourne Olympics marathon and was only able to finish sixth. Great lot for the Olympics specialist. (13)
Lot 718 [1 of 5]:1956 Melbourne Olympics postcards with stamps tied by various Olympic Village cancels APM 1151-55, all signed by track & field competitors including gold medallists Betty Cuthbert (Australia, Women's 100 & 200 metres & 100m relay), Charles Jenkins (USA, Men's 400m & 400m relay), Glenn Davis (USA, Men's 400m hurdles), Charles Dumas (USA, Men's high jump), Bob Richards (USA, Men's pole vault), Vladimir Kuts (Russia, Men's 5,000m & 10,000m), Alain Mimoun (France, Men's marathon), Adhemar da Silva (Brazil, Men's triple jump); also silver medallist Gordon Pirie (GB, Men's 5,000m) plus three other items signed by Russian competitors; also another card signed by legendary olympian Emile Zatopek who sustained an injury in preparing for the Melbourne Olympics marathon and was only able to finish sixth. Great lot for the Olympics specialist. (13)Lot 718 [2 of 5]:1956 Melbourne Olympics postcards with stamps tied by various Olympic Village cancels APM 1151-55, all signed by track & field competitors including gold medallists Betty Cuthbert (Australia, Women's 100 & 200 metres & 100m relay), Charles Jenkins (USA, Men's 400m & 400m relay), Glenn Davis (USA, Men's 400m hurdles), Charles Dumas (USA, Men's high jump), Bob Richards (USA, Men's pole vault), Vladimir Kuts (Russia, Men's 5,000m & 10,000m), Alain Mimoun (France, Men's marathon), Adhemar da Silva (Brazil, Men's triple jump); also silver medallist Gordon Pirie (GB, Men's 5,000m) plus three other items signed by Russian competitors; also another card signed by legendary olympian Emile Zatopek who sustained an injury in preparing for the Melbourne Olympics marathon and was only able to finish sixth. Great lot for the Olympics specialist. (13)Lot 718 [3 of 5]:1956 Melbourne Olympics postcards with stamps tied by various Olympic Village cancels APM 1151-55, all signed by track & field competitors including gold medallists Betty Cuthbert (Australia, Women's 100 & 200 metres & 100m relay), Charles Jenkins (USA, Men's 400m & 400m relay), Glenn Davis (USA, Men's 400m hurdles), Charles Dumas (USA, Men's high jump), Bob Richards (USA, Men's pole vault), Vladimir Kuts (Russia, Men's 5,000m & 10,000m), Alain Mimoun (France, Men's marathon), Adhemar da Silva (Brazil, Men's triple jump); also silver medallist Gordon Pirie (GB, Men's 5,000m) plus three other items signed by Russian competitors; also another card signed by legendary olympian Emile Zatopek who sustained an injury in preparing for the Melbourne Olympics marathon and was only able to finish sixth. Great lot for the Olympics specialist. (13)
250.00 1,050.00 sold

AUSTRALIA - Postal History

719  1915 (Jan 29) cover (small faults) from Melbourne to New York with ½d & 2d Roo, red on white 'OPENED BY/CENSOR' label at left, endorsed "Per S.S. Maitai".
Lot 719 [1 of 2]:1915 (Jan 29) cover (small faults) from Melbourne to New York with ½d & 2d Roo, red on white 'OPENED BY/CENSOR' label at left, endorsed "Per S.S. Maitai". Lot 719 [2 of 2]:1915 (Jan 29) cover (small faults) from Melbourne to New York with ½d & 2d Roo, red on white 'OPENED BY/CENSOR' label at left, endorsed "Per S.S. Maitai".
100.00 75.00 sold
720  1923 (Jan 4) use of 4d blue KGV (cnr fault) with 1½d red-brown & ½d green on cover from Melbourne to Queensland. Attractive 3-colour franking. [6d = 1-1½oz letter.]
Lot 720:1923 (Jan 4) use of 4d blue KGV (cnr fault) with 1½d red-brown & ½d green on cover from Melbourne to Queensland. Attractive 3-colour franking. [6d = 1-1½oz letter.]
50.00 40.00 sold
721  1923-25 KGV Covers comprising [1] 1923 use of 2d Stationery Envelope PTPO for Australian Drug Co uprated with KGV 2d red for transit to USA; [2] 1924 Thursday Is to USA with 1½d green pair; E&ASCo (Shipping Company) crest on flap; [3] 1925 cover to USA endorsed "Per RMS Maunganui/via San Francisco" with ½d orange strips of 3 x2. (3)
Lot 721 [1 of 3]:1923-25 KGV Covers comprising [1] 1923 use of 2d Stationery Envelope PTPO for Australian Drug Co uprated with KGV 2d red for transit to USA; [2] 1924 Thursday Is to USA with 1½d green pair; E&ASCo (Shipping Company) crest on flap; [3] 1925 cover to USA endorsed "Per RMS Maunganui/via San Francisco" with ½d orange strips of 3 x2. (3)Lot 721 [2 of 3]:1923-25 KGV Covers comprising [1] 1923 use of 2d Stationery Envelope PTPO for Australian Drug Co uprated with KGV 2d red for transit to USA; [2] 1924 Thursday Is to USA with 1½d green pair; E&ASCo (Shipping Company) crest on flap; [3] 1925 cover to USA endorsed "Per RMS Maunganui/via San Francisco" with ½d orange strips of 3 x2. (3)Lot 721 [3 of 3]:1923-25 KGV Covers comprising [1] 1923 use of 2d Stationery Envelope PTPO for Australian Drug Co uprated with KGV 2d red for transit to USA; [2] 1924 Thursday Is to USA with 1½d green pair; E&ASCo (Shipping Company) crest on flap; [3] 1925 cover to USA endorsed "Per RMS Maunganui/via San Francisco" with ½d orange strips of 3 x2. (3)
100.00 85.00 sold
722
 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 722 [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 722 [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 722 [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)
200.00 150.00 sold
723  1938 inwards surface cover from Stanley Gibbons (London) with GB 4½d KGV/KGVI mixed franking & attractive address label, addressed to Mannum (SA) with arrival backstamp, containing Gibbons colour guide in pristine condition with Perkins Bacon coloured labels. Lovely item.
Lot 723 [1 of 2]:1938 inwards surface cover from Stanley Gibbons (London) with GB 4½d KGV/KGVI mixed franking & attractive address label, addressed to Mannum (SA) with arrival backstamp, containing Gibbons colour guide in pristine condition with Perkins Bacon coloured labels. Lovely item. Lot 723 [2 of 2]:1938 inwards surface cover from Stanley Gibbons (London) with GB 4½d KGV/KGVI mixed franking & attractive address label, addressed to Mannum (SA) with arrival backstamp, containing Gibbons colour guide in pristine condition with Perkins Bacon coloured labels. Lovely item.
250.00 190.00 sold
724  1942 Victorian Government Tourist Bureau censored cover to USA sent at 4/- airmail rate with nine KGVI values to 1/- all perf 'VG', minor blemishes. Most unusual.
Lot 724:1942 Victorian Government Tourist Bureau censored cover to USA sent at 4/- airmail rate with nine KGVI values to 1/- all perf 'VG', minor blemishes. Most unusual.
65.00 50.00 sold
725  1956 (Oct 22) oversized cover (370x255mm) with 5/- & 10/- Arms plus 1/- Small Lyrebird tied by Newcastle (NSW) datestamps paying 2/- per ½oz airmail rate x8 for items weighing up to 4oz. Fine condition.
Lot 725:1956 (Oct 22) oversized cover (370x255mm) with 5/- & 10/- Arms plus 1/- Small Lyrebird tied by Newcastle (NSW) datestamps paying 2/- per ½oz airmail rate x8 for items weighing up to 4oz. Fine condition.
50.00 75.00 sold
726
 1960-64 Overseas 2/3d Rate Airmail Covers 1961 Relide Swiss Watches triple-rate advertising cover to Germany with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper x3, 1963 double rate with 2/3d Royal Visit pair, 1964 double rate with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper pair, 1964(?) with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper plus 2/3d Airmail, plus one other item. (5)
Lot 726 [1 of 5]:1960-64 Overseas 2/3d Rate Airmail Covers 1961 Relide Swiss Watches triple-rate advertising cover to Germany with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper x3, 1963 double rate with 2/3d Royal Visit pair, 1964 double rate with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper pair, 1964(?) with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper plus 2/3d Airmail, plus one other item. (5)Lot 726 [2 of 5]:1960-64 Overseas 2/3d Rate Airmail Covers 1961 Relide Swiss Watches triple-rate advertising cover to Germany with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper x3, 1963 double rate with 2/3d Royal Visit pair, 1964 double rate with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper pair, 1964(?) with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper plus 2/3d Airmail, plus one other item. (5)Lot 726 [3 of 5]:1960-64 Overseas 2/3d Rate Airmail Covers 1961 Relide Swiss Watches triple-rate advertising cover to Germany with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper x3, 1963 double rate with 2/3d Royal Visit pair, 1964 double rate with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper pair, 1964(?) with 2/3d Wattles Yellow Paper plus 2/3d Airmail, plus one other item. (5)
65.00 50.00 sold
     
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