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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, AEROPHILATELY

    Lot 613
    Estimate: $25,000

    1919 Ross Smith vignette with margins all round, fresh unmounted, signed and guaranteed on reverse by E. Diena. 1988 Diena Certificate. Rarely offered unmounted and a key item in world Aerophilately

     

    Lot 614
    Estimate: $175T

    1930 (19 Feb) cover flown by Australian Aerial Services, Camooweal to Daly Waters, arrival backstamp, AAMC 151. [Only 50 flown]. Cat AU$250

     

    Lot 615
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $260

    1932 (14 Mar) registered airmail cover Toowoomba to New Zealand via Brisbane/Sydney bearing 6d Airmail optd 'OS' and Bridge 2d and 3d tied by Registered/Toowoomba cds, backstamps including Brisbane, Sydney, Whakatane. Scarce in-period commercial use of the 6d 'OS' for 8d ˝-1oz airmail plus 3d registration

     

    Lot 616
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1934 Macarthur 9d Purple, Victoria Centenary 2d (scarcer Perf 11˝) and 3d Airmail tied by Trungley Hall (N.S.W.) cds to 1934 (5 Dec) commercial cover to India, multicoloured Christmas/New Year etiquette on reverse. Most attractive franking for the scarce 1/2d ˝oz airmail rate

     

    Lot 617
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1935 (18 Jul) 'Southern Cross' Mascot to Richmond perforated sheet of four vignettes, AAMC 516a. Cat AU$100

     

    Lot 618
    Estimate: $500

    1935 (17 Sep) commercial cover to India bearing KGV 1/4d Turquoise and 1/- Lyrebird tied by Air Mail Brisbane cds, backstamped Calcutta and Simla. Lovely example of the rare 2/4d ˝-1oz airmail rate

     

    Lot 619
    Estimate: $400

    1936 (22 Jul) 5d Registered Envelope uprated with Cable 3d and KGV 1/4d (unusually well-centred) for airmail from Biloela (Qld) to Greece, provisional registration label, backstamped Rockhampton, Darwin, Athens. Attractive example of 1/9d ˝oz rate plus 3d registration

     

    Lot 620
    Estimate: $250

    1937 covers (2) from same correspondence Melbourne to Germany at 'via Italy' airmail rates of 1/9d (˝oz) and 3/5d (˝-1oz), latter particularly scarce, attractive frankings

     

    Lot 621
    Estimate: $300

    1941 OHMS printed cover (245x150mm) Sydney to London, bearing Robes 10/- (3) + 5/-, endorsed 'Via New Zealand/& USA', diamond censor cachet and 'CALIFORNIA/CLIPPER' in violet. Remarkable example of 5/10d sextuple rate, adhesives with faults due to machine cancelling

     

    Lot 622
    Estimate: $450

    1941 (17 Jan) QANTAS envelope Sydney-Portuguese Timor, signed by pilot HB Hussey, backstamped Dili, very fine

     

    Lot 623
    Estimate: $200

    1941 (30 Sep) A.N.A. first Australian two-way night air service Sydney - Melbourne (and return), signed by Pilot Douglas R. Way, reverse with Sydney arrival and Nelson Eustis guarantee handstamp. Only 15 sets flown, suggesting the AU$50 AAMC catalogue value is in need of revision

     

    Lot 624
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1942 (23 Dec) QANTAS black and red vignette affixed to souvenir cover flown Sydney to Mornington Island, cachet and signed by pilot 'W.H. Crowther, reverse endorsed 'R.E. Braunhol/Missy in chge/27.12.42', minor stain, AAMC 950. Cat AU$125

     

    Lot 625
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1948 (14 Nov) QANTAS souvenir cover with vignette affixed flown Sydney - South Africa, signed by pilot L.R. Ambrose, AAMC 1193. Cat AU$100

     

    Lot 626
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1948 (14 Nov) QANTAS souvenir cover with vignette affixed flown Sydney - South Africa, signed by pilot L.R. Ambrose, AAMC 1193. Cat AU$100

     

    Lot 627
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1948 (14 Nov) QANTAS souvenir cover with vignette affixed flown Sydney - South Africa, signed by pilot L.R. Ambrose, AAMC 1193. Cat AU$100

     

    Lot 628
    Estimate: $150

    1948 (14 Nov) QANTAS vignettes in blue/white for Australia - South Africa and return flights, AAMC 1193a,b. Cat AU$200

     

    Lot 629
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1949 (15 Mar) QANTAS souvenir cover with vignette affixed flown Sydney - Hong Kong, signed by pilot E.C.Sims, AAMC 1204. Cat AU$150

     

    Lot 630
    Estimate: $200T

    1949 (15 Mar) QANTAS souvenir covers with vignettes affixed flown Sydney - Hong Kong and return, signed by pilot E.C.Sims, AAMC 1204-05a (2 covers). Cat AU$300

     

    Lot 631
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1949 (17 Mar) QANTAS souvenir cover with vignette affixed flown Hong Kong - Sydney, signed by pilot E.C.Sims, AAMC 1205. Cat AU$150

     

    Lot 632
    Estimate: $125

    1960 (28 Feb) PPC airmail Newcastle to Sweden, using AAT 2/3d paying full ˝oz letter rate instead of 1/2d postcard rate, and 1961 cover with mixed franking of Australia 6d and 1d + AAT 8d and 1/3d paying 2/3d rate. Scarce commercial usages

     

    Lot 633
    Estimate: $250T

    Pigeon Post: 1933 (24 Apr) cover bearing Gala Day vignette with variety 'Overprint Inverted', minor soiling as always. AAMC PP5d

     

    Lot 634
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    Rocket Mail: 1936 (13 Jul) Moggill to Riverview printed cover with 'RT6' vignette affixed and tied by violet handstamp, AAMC R6. Cat AU$170

     

    Lot 635
    Estimate: $125T

    Rocket Mail: 1936 (24 Feb) 'Orion' PPC flown Riverview to Moggill, postponed Jubilee firing, red vignette affixed and cacheted including 'MAIL DAMAGED/BY WATER' in red

     

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