|Estimate: $350 ||Realised Price : $320|
1984 (21st-30th Sep) "AUSIPEX 84" special cancels (APM.15290-99) sets of ten on button sets of Frama on unaddressed Wesley envelopes, unaddressed A.P.O. silk envelopes with Cobb & Co. Mailcoach cachet, unaddressed A.P.O. smaller format FDCs and minisheets on large FDCs, minisheets on Wesley envelopes (rather scarce), AUSIPEX 84 aerogrammes, and set of
30c Arms PSEs (9) for first day, plus unusual AUSIPEX-84 related selection (23 items) including various commemorative items, registered for two days (and registration receipt), ‘simulated’ M/S, and ‘J McKay’ signature on separate large envelopes, Awards Banquet in original envelope, and various receipts for rental of stand and equipment and advertising in catalogue (missing from most AUSIPEX 84 collections!).
1930 (30th June) cover to Melbourne bearing Kangaroo 6d chestnut + KGV 1˝d scarlet tied by Brisbane cds, paying 7˝d rate (3d x 2 + 1˝d surface), uncommon etiquette affixed.
1931-70 range of first flight covers, useful 1953 Coronation souvenir covers, etc, range of frankings, markings, etc, mixed condition, (33).
c.1934 envelope (creased) South Australia to Perth (thence redirected to Darlington) bearing Vic Cent 2d (2) and 3d Airmail cancelled by POSTED IN LATE FEE BAG marking (2), Angel etiquette affixed top left
|Estimate: $150 ||Realised Price : $120|
1935 "Southern Cross" Imperf Proof sheet of four vignettes in red, blue on silver on gummed paper, (AAMC.516c). Very fresh.
|Estimate: $125 ||Realised Price : $95|
-: (27th Nov) airmailed envelope Condamine to Captain R. Brodhurst Hill/Late Brit. Solomons Islands Service/c/o The Colonial Office/London bearing Vic Cent 3d (2) and ANZAC 1/-, redirected upon arrival. Scarce franking
1936 (21st Nov) envelope St.Peters (N.S.W.) to Penang bearing 9d Kangaroo, endorsed per QUANTAS (sic)
|Estimate: $100 ||Realised Price : $80|
1937 (1st Jan) cover flown at domestic surface rate Adelaide to Kingscote. Scarce intermediate, AAMC 700a
1938 (27th Nov) Calpurnia crash cover from U.K. with accompanying G.P.O. explanation leaflet and contemporary Melbourne newspaper article showing P.O. staff classifying retrieved mail from the crash. AAMC 834
|Estimate: $200 ||Realised Price : $170|
1944 (Mar-Apr) souvenir card in green on cream for Lancaster Bomber/Australian Tour./FIRST VICTORY LOAN, signed by pilot Peter Isaacson and four crew members, minor blemishes. Unlisted in AAMC and the first example we have seen.
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).
|Estimate: $150 ||Realised Price : $115|
-: Coronation flight Air Letters flown from Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, AAMC.1318b, (2).