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    COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, AEROPHILATELY, OVERSEAS AIR MAIL RATES

    Lot 844
    Estimate: $150

    Sweden: 1936 (14th Jan) cover flown Melbourne to Sweden via Greece bearing five different adhesives totalling 2/2d paying oz airmail rate throughout, Athens transit and Malmo transit backstamps

     

    Lot 845
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $550

    Argentina: 1934 (6th Dec) registered 1d Postal Card South Australia to Buenos Aires uprated with adhesives totalling 3/7d - one stamp scuffed, flown all the way via United Kingdom and USA. Seldom seen use of 3/6d postcard airmail rate + 3d registration

     

    Lot 846
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $850

    Bahamas: 1931 (14th May) registered combination cover flown to Holland via Batavia on KLM flight bearing adhesives to 3/9d (3/6d airmail fee + 3d registration) plus US 5c Airmail all cancelled at Sydney for onward flight from New York to Bahamas where re-registered at Nassau for return to Sydney via San Francisco, many backstamps. Attractive cover carried on AAMC 205

     

    Lot 847
    Estimate: $350

    Bermuda: 1932 (28th Apr) registered cover from East Geelong to St. Georges via San Francisco to New York, bearing 1d (2) + 2d + 5d on 4d paying 2d per oz British Empire rate, 3d registration and 4d internal US airmail as this now could only be paid with Australian adhesives, various transit and arrival (6.6.32) backstamps

     

    Lot 848
    Estimate: $150

    Egypt: 1936 (23rd Oct) cover Sydney to Port Said addressed to a passenger aboard R.M.S. "Orantes" bearing 1/6d Hermes underpaying the airmail rate by 1d, thus framed 'T/(mss. 20)/CENTIMES' and pen-framed mss. '2d', Egypt 8m affixed and cancelled, backstamps of Cairo and Port Said

     

    Lot 849
    Estimate: $200

    Egypt: 1937 (9th Aug) cover flown Sydney to Port Said, addressed to an officer on the RMS "Comorin" bearing KGVI 2d red (7) underpaying the 1/7d oz rate by 5d, framed 'T(mss.100)/CENTIMES' in red and Postage Dues 30m and 10m affixed and cancelled on arrival at Port Said

     

    Lot 850
    Estimate: $200

    France: 1935 (Jan) cover Perth to Paris bearing KGV 1d Green + 9d Macarthur, underpaying oz rate by 11d, framed 'UNDERPAID/FOR AERIAL SERVICE' in black

     

    Lot 851
    Estimate: $100

    France: 1938 (8th Apr) use to France of KGVI 2d red Lettercard uprated with 1/6d Hermes + 1d QM, paying 1/9d oz rate

     

    Lot 852
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    Germany: 1932 (19th March) cover to Germany via San Francisco and Catapult flight to Hamburg bearing combination franking of 2d (2) and 3d + US 15c Airmail tied by Brisbane cds, together with white/olive 'See/Western Queensland' vignette also tied. A fine cover

     

    Lot 853
    Estimate: $200

    Germany: 1935 (23rd Jul) real-photo postcard of Qantas plane bearing 9d Kangaroo + 2d Juiblee flown Sydney to Germany

     

    Lot 854
    Estimate: $1,000

    Germany: 1938 (23rd Feb) cover flown Melbourne to Berlin bearing Kangaroo CofA 5/- and KGVI 2d, paying the 1oz rate + 1d Late Fee, filing crease at left. Scarce

     

    Lot 855
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $50

    Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1964 (9th May) cover flown from Townsville bearing QE 5d (2), framed 'AERIAL SERVICE/COMPLETED/AT SYDNEY' in violet, mail sent by sea to Gilberts. [No regular air service was introduced until 1964]

     

    Lot 856
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $525

    Great Britain: 1934 (8th Dec) printed cover carried on Qantas/Imperial Airways Australia to England service bearing franking of 6d CofA Wmk optd OS + 1/- Lyrebird optd OS, paying the oz rate to UK. Possibly an unique franking

     

    Lot 857
    Estimate: $100

    Great Britain: 1937 (28th Dec) OHMS flapless cover Perth to London underpaid for airmail rate by 1/1d bearing KGV 5d, mss. 'T260' in blue crayon and framed Foreign Section 'MORE TO PAY' cachet with mss. '2/2' deleted with red crayon as item had travelled by sea

     

    Lot 858
    Estimate: $500

    Great Britain: 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 per oz x 6 rate, adhesives faulty due to machine cancelling. Interesting

     

    Lot 859
    Estimate: $200

    Greece: 1934 (8th Dec) 1d Postal Card flown Melbourne to Greece uprated with adhesives totalling 9d, cachet in blue applied and customs label on reverse, carried on Qantas service

     

    Lot 860
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Netherlands: 1933 (8th Jun) cover to Rotterdam flown from Sydney on Adelaide to Perth, surface mail to Holland, bearing 1d + 6d + 3d, handstamped 'LATE FEE'. Attractive example of 5d internal airmail + 3d overseas surface mail + 1d Late Fee for overseas, overpaid by 1d

     

    Lot 861
    Estimate: $200

    New Zealand: 1929 (14th Oct) cover W.A. to Auckland bearing 1d and 3d, framed cachet in black 'UNDERPAID/FOR AERIAL SERVICE', flap fault

     

    Lot 862
    Estimate: $100

    New Zealand: 1939 (13th Jan) cover flown Charleville West to Auckland bearing KGV 5d, framed 'AERIAL SERVICE/COMPLETED SYDNEY' in violet, mail sent by sea to NZ

     

    Lot 863
    Estimate: $300

    Portuguese East Africa: 1934 (7th Dec) cover Melbourne to Tete carried on Imperial Airways/Qantas service bearing KGV 5d + 1/6d Hermes pair, paying 2/5d airmail oz rate via Egypt and Rhodesia + 1/- rate to Tete, various backstamps. Rare and unusual

     

    Lot 864
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $360

    South Africa: 1934 (4th Dec) registered cover flown airmail Melbourne to South Africa via Egypt with backstamps of Cairo and Capetown, bearing KGV 3d + 1931 6d Sepia opt OS + 1/6d Hermes + 9d Macarthur. Attractive 2/9d oz airmail rate throughout + 3d registration

     

    Lot 865
    Estimate: $250

    Tanganyika: 1934 (10th Dec) Imperial Airways/Qantas cover to Dodoma, bearing KGV 1d + 1/6d flown Brisbane to Egypt (AAMC 470a) then by sea via Dar Es Salaam, various backstamps, minor staining

     

    Lot 866
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    U.S.A.: 1928 (10th Nov) airmail envelope Melourne to New York bearing 3d Kookaburra paying sea mail rate, US 5c Air affixed and cancelled at San Francisco for airmail journey to east coast, underpaid by 3c though still despatched by air with arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 867
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    U.S.A.: 1929 (4th June) underpaid use of US 5c Envelope to Missouri used in combination with 3d (2) flown on internal Perth to Adelaide service (AAMC 139), manuscript endorsement 'Insufficiently Prepaid', as internal oz airmail in US was 8c, Chicago backstamp

     

    Lot 868
    Estimate: $200

    U.S.A.: 1930 (24th Jun) mourning cover to USA, mss. 'By Air Mail' crossed-out bearing 1d Sturt (4) tied by Melbourne machine cancel, Sydney cds on reverse together with framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID/ FOR AIR MAIL SERVICE' in red, also British Consulate receiving handstamp of 21.7.1930'. Unusual example of paying the internal airmail rate to Sydney and underpaying the surface carriage to USA, though sent as privilege consular mail

     

    Lot 869
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    U.S.A.: 1930 (1st Jul) combination cover to US bearing Australia 3d + 1d (2) + US 5c Air tied by Perth cds's, additionally cancelled on arrival by Reading cds

     

    Lot 870
    Estimate: $100

    U.S.A.: 1945 (2nd Oct) underpaid cover Melbourne to New York bearing 1/6d Hermes, framed 'Insufficiently Paid for/Transmission by Air Mail.' in red

     

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