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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY, OVERSEAS AIR MAIL

    Lot 533
    Estimate: $3,000T

    Two-volume collection of commercial airmails to U.K., 1929 to 1945 (arranged in flight date order), earlier sent via Australian internal airmail service, noted scarcer and unusual rates including 1934 9d card rate (uprated 1d Postal card - via first regular service), 1934 9/- (5/- Kangaroo (fault) + 1/- Lyrebird block of four), 1938-39 all-up 5d rates (2 x double rate), Clipper rates, multiple of 2/1d rate, useful frankings, registereds, Too Late and taxed markings, etc, also 1935 Australian Govt airmail to Australia, faults in places, generally fair to fine commercial quality (201). Good basis for specialised study of the individual flights, routes and rates

     

    Lot 534
    Estimate: $1,000T

    1945-65 Post-war overseas airmail covers to destinations including Aden, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Fiji, France (one with Postage Due affixed), French India, Germany, Greece, Holland, India, Ireland, Malaya, Malta, New Caledonia, N.Z., PNG, Russia, Singapore, Solomons, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K., U.S., etc, better frankings including Arms 5/- (2) and 10/- (faults) parcel fragment to British Embassy, Moscow, 5/- Cattle, etc, deficient postage markings, registereds, scarcer rates including Greetings cards and postcards, etc, some with faults, generally fair/fine (209)

     

    Lot 535
    Estimate: $1,500T

    Selection of commercial covers to overseas destinations (other than G.B.) to 1945 including to Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, India (and French India), Ireland, Malaya, N.Z., Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, U.S., various 'A.I.F. Abroad' (one 6/5d Clipper rate), etc, noted higher (6/10d to Germany) and some unusual rates, Late Fees, registereds, better frankings, terminated airmail markings, etc, faults in places, generally fair/fine commercial quality (77). Useful lot with many scarcer items present

     

    Lot 536
    Estimate: $400T

    1960s-1990s Decimal airmail covers (approx 260) to overseas destinations, mostly commercial, including Canada, Europe, Fiji, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kenya, N.Z., PNG, Singapore, South Africa, etc, noted higher rates and scarcer Greetings cards and postcards rates, generally fair/fine condition, also bundle (approx 80) 1990s philatelic overseas airmail covers mostly with 'Return to Sender' markings (340)


    Lot 537
    Estimate: $350

    Great Britain: 1934 (13th Dec) KGV 1d Brown Postal Card used from Adelaide uprated with 9d Macarthur, slogan cancel

     

    Lot 538
    Estimate: $1,000

    Great Britain: 1936 (4th Feb) advertising cover flown Melbourne to Southampton bearing Kangaroo CofA 5/- + 1/- Lyrebird + KGVI 1d, paying the 2oz airmail rate + 1d Late Fee, minor soiling. Rare

     

    Lot 539
    Estimate: $125T

    Great Britain: 1938 (28th June) KGVI 1d Postal Card uprated with 1932 6d Kookaburra + KGV d Orange + 1d QM paying 9d postcard rate to UK

     

    Lot 540
    Estimate: $100T

    Great Britain: 1941 (31st Jul) airmail cover Melbourne to Scotland bearing CofA 2/- (2) + KGVI 5d (2) and 1/- paying 5/10d 'Clipper Mail' rate (endorsed), censor tape and framed cachet

     

    Lot 541
    Estimate: $200T

    Holland: 1931 (23rd May) first flight cover bearing Small Mult Wmk 9d (2) and 2/- + KGV 1d Green flown Sydney to Holland, cachet in violet. Scarce adhesives on cover

     

    Lot 542
    Estimate: $200T

    Kenya: 1934 opened-out registered airmail cover to Nairobi bearing Small Mult Wmk 2/- + 3d green Air (another removed), Cairo transit and Nairobi arrival datestamps, where unclaimed, forwarded to India where 'UNCLAIMED/REFUSED LETTER' labels affixed and cacheted at Madras and Bombay, DLO cancels and returned to Melbourne. Full of character

     

    Lot 543
    Estimate: $200T

    Sweden: 1935 (18th Mar) airmail cover Melbourne to Kungsbacka bearing Small Wmk 2/- + ANZAC 2d, Athens transit backstamp, minor blemishes. Scarce destination

     

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