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AUSTRALIA - First Flight Covers

898  1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters (Feb 19) Australian Aerial Services Sheard cover (lightly creased), stamps cancelled at Brisbane, backstamped Daly Waters/N.T. (Feb 20), AAMC #151, Cat $300.
Lot 898 [1 of 2]:1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters (Feb 19) Australian Aerial Services Sheard cover (lightly creased), stamps cancelled at Brisbane, backstamped Daly Waters/N.T. (Feb 20), AAMC #151, Cat $300. Lot 898 [2 of 2]:1930 Camooweal-Daly Waters (Feb 19) Australian Aerial Services Sheard cover (lightly creased), stamps cancelled at Brisbane, backstamped Daly Waters/N.T. (Feb 20), AAMC #151, Cat $300.
100.00 95.00 sold
899  1934 Perth-Daly Waters (Oct 3) MacRobertson Miller Aviation Perth - Victoria River Downs intermediate, backstamped Broome cds and 'VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS.' and '7 OCT. 1934' handstamps, signed Pilot HB Hussey, AAMC #429a, Cat $150+.
Lot 899 [1 of 2]:1934 Perth-Daly Waters (Oct 3) MacRobertson Miller Aviation Perth - Victoria River Downs intermediate, backstamped Broome cds and 'VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS.' and '7 OCT. 1934' handstamps, signed Pilot HB Hussey, AAMC #429a, Cat $150+. Lot 899 [2 of 2]:1934 Perth-Daly Waters (Oct 3) MacRobertson Miller Aviation Perth - Victoria River Downs intermediate, backstamped Broome cds and 'VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS.' and '7 OCT. 1934' handstamps, signed Pilot HB Hussey, AAMC #429a, Cat $150+.
80.00 64.00 R
900  1935 Sydney-Thursday Island where KGV 1d pair was cancelled, typed endorsement 'AUSTRALIA..PAPUA..FLIGHT./BY COURTESY OF/FLIGHT LIEUT.S..CAMPBELL.', guarantee cachet on reverse AAMC #519. Only 12 carried, very fine, Cat $1,000.
Lot 900 [1 of 2]:1935 Sydney-Thursday Island where KGV 1d pair was cancelled, typed endorsement 'AUSTRALIA..PAPUA..FLIGHT./BY COURTESY OF/FLIGHT LIEUT.S..CAMPBELL.', guarantee cachet on reverse AAMC #519. Only 12 carried, very fine, Cat $1,000. Lot 900 [2 of 2]:1935 Sydney-Thursday Island where KGV 1d pair was cancelled, typed endorsement 'AUSTRALIA..PAPUA..FLIGHT./BY COURTESY OF/FLIGHT LIEUT.S..CAMPBELL.', guarantee cachet on reverse AAMC #519. Only 12 carried, very fine, Cat $1,000.
480.00 360.00 sold
901  1954 'Belfast' Singapore Crash Cover (Mar 11) use of 10d Aerogramme to UK, with fine strike of boxed three-line 'SALVAGED MAIL/AIRCRAFT CRASH/SINGAPORE 13.3.1954' handstamp in red.
Lot 901:1954 'Belfast' Singapore Crash Cover (Mar 11) use of 10d Aerogramme to UK, with fine strike of boxed three-line 'SALVAGED MAIL/AIRCRAFT CRASH/SINGAPORE 13.3.1954' handstamp in red.
40.00 32.00 R
902  1968 Heathrow Crash (Apr) aerogramme to Australia salvaged from BOAC Boeing 707 G-ARWE which left Heathrow London on Apr 8 en route to Zurich but shortly after take-off the pilot reported engine on fire, subsequently falling off, with the aircraft burning a forced-landing was attempted and the ensuing crash claimed five lives and 22 injuries. Plus letter from Mail Exchange Branch, Adelaide explaining how the aerogramme was damaged. Nice pair. (2)
Lot 902 [1 of 2]:1968 Heathrow Crash (Apr) aerogramme to Australia salvaged from BOAC Boeing 707 G-ARWE which left Heathrow London on Apr 8 en route to Zurich but shortly after take-off the pilot reported engine on fire, subsequently falling off, with the aircraft burning a forced-landing was attempted and the ensuing crash claimed five lives and 22 injuries. Plus letter from Mail Exchange Branch, Adelaide explaining how the aerogramme was damaged. Nice pair. (2)Lot 902 [2 of 2]:1968 Heathrow Crash (Apr) aerogramme to Australia salvaged from BOAC Boeing 707 G-ARWE which left Heathrow London on Apr 8 en route to Zurich but shortly after take-off the pilot reported engine on fire, subsequently falling off, with the aircraft burning a forced-landing was attempted and the ensuing crash claimed five lives and 22 injuries. Plus letter from Mail Exchange Branch, Adelaide explaining how the aerogramme was damaged. Nice pair. (2)
100.00 75.00 sold

AUSTRALIA - Military - World War I Period

903  1916(C.) fresh unused envelope with green 'OFFICERS' MESS, A.I.F.,/[rising sun badge]/CLAREMONT' on flap. very attractive, not seen by us before and apparently not recorded by Emery.
Lot 903:1916(C.) fresh unused envelope with green 'OFFICERS' MESS, A.I.F.,/[rising sun badge]/CLAREMONT' on flap. very attractive, not seen by us before and apparently not recorded by Emery.
80.00 64.00 R
904  1918 (May 4) PPC from Switzerland to Canterbury in Melbourne bearing very fine and complete 'PASSED BY CENSOR/3/3rd. Military District' three-line censor handstamp in violet. Unusual.
Lot 904:1918 (May 4) PPC from Switzerland to Canterbury in Melbourne bearing very fine and complete 'PASSED BY CENSOR/3/3rd. Military District' three-line censor handstamp in violet. Unusual.
100.00 80.00 R

AUSTRALIA - Military - World War II Period

905  Airmail Letter Cards scarce uses by Australian servicemen of GB illustrated Air Mail Letter Cards, the earlier written aboard HMAS Lismore the latter aboard HMS Formidable, between Tarakan and Morotai. (2)
Lot 905 [1 of 2]:Airmail Letter Cards scarce uses by Australian servicemen of GB illustrated Air Mail Letter Cards, the earlier written aboard HMAS Lismore the latter aboard HMS Formidable, between Tarakan and Morotai. (2)Lot 905 [2 of 2]:Airmail Letter Cards scarce uses by Australian servicemen of GB illustrated Air Mail Letter Cards, the earlier written aboard HMAS Lismore the latter aboard HMS Formidable, between Tarakan and Morotai. (2)
120.00 90.00 sold
906
 Australforce 1940 annotated collection from the units making up Australforce, incl several covers with Tidworth paid cds or Salisbury paid machine cancels used by 18 Bde, FPO 444 used by Australian Forestry companies, FPO 445 used by 25 Bde, FPO 450 used by 2/1 Australian Railway Construction and later use by 2/3 Australian General Hospital on HMT Stratheden. Plus Home Depot REPS 7 used by an AIF detachment with the Royal Engineers Postal Unit. A difficult group to assemble particularly considering the mail problems experienced by Australforce, The Home Depot cancel is extremely scarce. (Most items in this lot are ex Phil Collas.) (22)
Lot 906 [1 of 16]:Australforce 1940 annotated collection from the units making up Australforce, incl several covers with Tidworth paid cds or Salisbury paid machine cancels used by 18 Bde, FPO 444 used by Australian Forestry companies, FPO 445 used by 25 Bde, FPO 450 used by 2/1 Australian Railway Construction and later use by 2/3 Australian General Hospital on HMT Stratheden. Plus Home Depot REPS 7 used by an AIF detachment with the Royal Engineers Postal Unit. A difficult group to assemble particularly considering the mail problems experienced by Australforce, The Home Depot cancel is extremely scarce. (Most items in this lot are ex Phil Collas.) (22)Lot 906 [2 of 16]:Australforce 1940 annotated collection from the units making up Australforce, incl several covers with Tidworth paid cds or Salisbury paid machine cancels used by 18 Bde, FPO 444 used by Australian Forestry companies, FPO 445 used by 25 Bde, FPO 450 used by 2/1 Australian Railway Construction and later use by 2/3 Australian General Hospital on HMT Stratheden. Plus Home Depot REPS 7 used by an AIF detachment with the Royal Engineers Postal Unit. A difficult group to assemble particularly considering the mail problems experienced by Australforce, The Home Depot cancel is extremely scarce. (Most items in this lot are ex Phil Collas.) (22)Lot 906 [3 of 16]:Australforce 1940 annotated collection from the units making up Australforce, incl several covers with Tidworth paid cds or Salisbury paid machine cancels used by 18 Bde, FPO 444 used by Australian Forestry companies, FPO 445 used by 25 Bde, FPO 450 used by 2/1 Australian Railway Construction and later use by 2/3 Australian General Hospital on HMT Stratheden. Plus Home Depot REPS 7 used by an AIF detachment with the Royal Engineers Postal Unit. A difficult group to assemble particularly considering the mail problems experienced by Australforce, The Home Depot cancel is extremely scarce. (Most items in this lot are ex Phil Collas.) (22)
320.00 200.00 sold
907  Australia 1940s-50s Unit Cachets collection on covers or fronts (7). Wide variety of units with little or no duplication. Difficult to assemble. (102)This lot is no longer available
     
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