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  APH171) Australia 1913 1d Engraved KGV, Rose Red plate 1 on small commercial use cover to UK. Cancelled by Sydney Machin Cancel of DE 13 1913, just 4 days after issue date, with arrival cds of West Norwood also cancelling stamp of JA 16 14 and with manuscript “New Stamp Just out” at top. 2 arrival cds’s on reverse. Stamp has coloured flaw to top right corner, which was later corrected by a retouch. Cover has a light central fold. ACSC 59B Cat. $750 on cover. Price $675
 
BD234) Australia 1914 small neat cover bearing 2.5d 1st wmk Kangaroo, Perth to USA. Franked by Machine canceller of 2 JUL 14. Cat. $150 on cover, this is way nicer than usually seen. Price $129
 
APH1023) Australia 1914 Interbranch postcard for Union Bank of Australia Ltd., Minyip – Hamilton Vic.  Receipt for £1:10/6. Bears 1d Red KGV cancelled by Minyip Duplex 888 of OC 20 14. Stamp has variety “Dot near 1” in right value tablet. Some toning to perfs. Duplexes on KGV & Kangaroos are rare and contrary to regulations. Price $59
 
APH151) Australia 1915 small cover to Paris, France NOT CENSORED. Bears 2.5d 1st wmk Indigo Kangaroo cancelled by cds of Mosman NSW 6AU15. Quite late use for this, the 2nd wmk. being issued in July 1915. Clean attractive cover cat. $150, price $110
 
LM134) Australia 1915 small OHMS cover for Government Railways NSW to Somerset House London. Bears 1d Red Kangaroo…DRY INK…not recorded in ACSC and perf. OS NSW. Cancelled by Redfern NSW cds of 3 AP 15. Fine and rare, price $295
 
APH2087) Australia 1916 small registered, uncensored cover to Los Angeles.
(USA did not enter WW1 until April 6 1917. When World War I erupted in Europe in 1914, the 28th U.S. president Woodrow Wilson pledged neutrality, in line with American public opinion. While Wilson tried to avoid war for the next three years, favoring instead a negotiated settlement, he was very quickly running out of options. Tensions heightened as Germany tried to isolate Britain, and in 1915 and announced unrestricted attacks against all ships that entered the war zone around the British Isles.In early April 1917, with the toll in sunken U.S. merchant ships and civilian casualties rising, Wilson asked Congress for “A war to end all wars” that would “make the world safe for democracy." Congress voted to declare war on Germany — then optimistically called the “Great War.”)
Bears 1d Deep Scarlet Analine thin paper KGV plus 2d Slate & 2½d Indigo 2nd wmk. Kangaroos to make correct 5½d international registered rate. Both Kangaroos are well centred with good perfs. The 1d has a blunt top right corner. Cancelled by Charing Cross NSW cds's of 11 DE 16 and with Sydney Registered cds of the same date on reverse. Also Honolulu, Hawaii violet transit cs of JAN 6 1917 and Los Angeles arrival cds alos in Violet of JAN 16 1917, the 16 being inverted. Additonally with provisional Charing Cross red reg'n label No. 06, initially amended to 506, and re-amended in pencil to 505. Neat & clean, a rare cover! Price $549

APH1527) Australia 1916 small surface mail advertising Censored cover for Bevan & Edwards Pty. Ltd. Machinery Merchants to The Earle Gear & Machine Works USA. Bears 2½d Indigo 2nd wmk. Kangaroo cancelled by Victoria machine canceller of MAR 16, (date unclear) and with straight line “-Passed” in violet. Neat typewritten cover, cat. $180. Advertising covers with Kangaroos are extremely scarce. Price $135
 
APH1527) Australia 1916 small surface mail advertising cover for William Lewis, Sydney to USA. Bears 2½d Indigo 2nd wmk. Kangaroo cancelled by Sydney machine canceller of AU23 1916, and with typewritten “Per S/S Sonoma, via San Francisco. Addressed to “The Mississippi Pearl Button Co.” There is a picture of the Sonoma here : http://collections.anmm.gov.au/objects/139832 and details about the pearl button industry here: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/pearl-buttons-muscatine-iowa Fascinating stuff. The adhesive has a small closed tear at top right. Neat typewritten cover, cat. $180, price $89
 
APH2088) Australia 1920 small reg'd cover to Germany. Bears 3d yellow olive die 1 3rd wmk. Kangaroo plus horiz. pair 1½d Chocolate KGV, cancelled by Horsham Vic. cds's of 14AP20. Reverse bears Melbourne reg'd. cds (date unclear) & Munchen arrival cds of 28 MAR 20. Neat clean cover, price $89
 
APH1058) Australia 1921 small advertising cover for “The Queen’s Club”. Sent Sydney to Narellan. Bears 2d Orange KGV cancelled by Sydney machine canceller of MY 1 1921. Neat hand addressed cover. Price $29

APH3015) Australia 1922 small cover to The Merkur Piano Factory, Berlin. Bears horiz. Pair 2d Orange KGV cancelled by Adelaide machine cancel of 18JAN22. Unusual franking and 1d overpaid. Neat clean typed address cover. Price $75 

APH995) Australia 1922 small advertising cover for James Marshall & Co. Ltd., Adelaide to Rapid Bay S.A. Bears solo use of KGV 2d orange cancelled by Adelaide machine cancel of 17AUG22. Roughly opened at top, and part flap missing. Rapid Bay is a locality that includes a small seaside town and bay on the west coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, with a population of only 16 in 2016, this is a very rare destination. Prior to the establishment of the South Australian colony, whalers based on Kangaroo Island were known to have called at Rapid Bay though it was not so named until 1836. South Australia Colonial Surveyor General Colonel William Light made his first landfall on mainland South Australia at Rapid Bay on 8 September 1836. The site was named after Light's ship, the 162 ton brig Rapid. To mark this historic landfall the Colonel's initials, "W.L.", were carved into a large boulder – a replica is visible in the township, while the original is stored in the South Australian Museum, in Adelaide. John Rapid Hoare (7 November 1836 – perhaps 7 July 1916), also named for the brig Rapid, was the first European child born on mainland South Australia. Rapid Bay was briefly considered by Light as a potential site for the new colony's capital, but with the discovery of the Adelaide Plains it faded into quiet obscurity. On his first visit, Light created a garden then left the bay in the hands of Kangaroo Island sealers and indigenous people from the Encounter Bay area. Addressed to Mrs. S.J. Lord, Delamere, a long time resident of the area. Her Grandson Des Lord has written a book on Rapid Bay, available from Yankalilla & District Historical Society. Typed address cover, price $75
 
LM94) Australia 1922 small Orient Line cover bearing 2d Red KGV Single Wmk, cancelled by Paquebot machine cancel of Toulon 22 IV 22, addressed to Cambridge UK. Reverse bears the logo of “Orient Line of Royal Mail Steamships. Clean, attractive and rare! Price $110
 
APH1310) Australia 1922 Real Photographic Picture Postcard of Armidale NSW Office sent surface mail to Ireland. Bears 1d Pale Violet & ½d Green KGV Single wmk. Cancelled by Armidale cds’s of 30AU22. Neat clean and attractive item. Price $110
 
LM98) Australia 1923 late fee cover Tasmania – USA. Bears 4d Dull Blue KGV Head, ACSC 112C (3d Postage & 1d Late Fee) Cancelled by Launceston machine cancel of 24MAR23. Some minor damage to LH corners. Scarce stamp on cover. Price $129
 
LM130) Australia 1923 small cover to USA bearing 2d Pink, UNSURFACED PAPER, ACSC 96E and horizontal pair Halfpenny Orange KGV Heads. Cancelled BY CDS OF Albury 27? DE 23. The unsurfaced paper is a scarce stamp, catalogued at $150 used, unlisted on cover. Nice clean cover, flap is missing. Price $495
 
BD677) Australia 1924, superb small commercial (NOT 1st flight) Aerial Mail cover to W. D. & H. O. Wills Ltd. (Tobacco & Cigarette Company) Perth, W. A. Bears 4.5d Violet Single Wmk KGV Head, tied by cds of Carnarvon, W. A. 30 MR 24, and with incorrectly dated received stamp in violet of 1 APR 1925. (Some April foolery?) “AERIAL MAIL” straight line handstamp on front. Neat clean hand addressed cover, with “Copperplate” handwriting. (Cover has been opened on 3 sides) Carnarvon is some 900 km from Perth, so 2 days’ delivery time from posting is quite remarkable for the period. A scarce and attractive item. Price $389
 
APH981) Australia 1925 small advertising cover for AASA Adelaide to Delamere. Bears 2½d Red KGV cancelled by slogan of Adelaide “ALWAYS ASK FOR/AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTS”. Neat typewritten cover, price $29
 
APH998) South Australia Long OHMS cover Audit Office to District Council Rapid Bay, Second Valley. Bears 1½d Red KGV perf. OS, cancelled Adelaide cds of 18MY25, complete with original contents on S.A. Letterhead re. Commonwealth Grant for Developmental Roads. Returning vouchers for the Expenditure of Grants for Roads, in the sum of £17! Scarce survivor, price $42
 
APS5) Australia 1925 4½d Violet Registered Envelope used to UK, no Cross to Crown ACSC RE19a. Uprated by 1.5d red KGV and with Kilmore Vic. Cds’s of 17 AP 25 and Kilmore red Reg’n label No. 97. Reverse bears a Melbourne registered cds of the following day. Scarce and attractive usage, price $65
 
APH988) Australia 1925 4½d Violet Registered Envelope, variety “Pre-printing crease to flap.” Used Melbourne to Moe, Vic. Cancelled by Collins St. cds of 14OC25 and with R.6. Red Stock Exchange reg’n label No. 2798, overprinted with boxed Collins St. Melbourne in black. Reverse bears Melbourne Registered cds of the following day and Moe arrival cds also of the 15th. ACSC RE19d, no cross to crown. Great variety and have not seen this overprinted reg’n label before. Price $120
 
APH1010) Australia 1929 small surface mail cover to Torino, Italy. Bears 2 x 3d Airmail to make the 1oz airmail rate or 2oz surface rate. No airmail etiquette is attached, and has been sent by surface mail. Cancelled by Sydney No. 17 cds’s of 18OC29. Reverse bears Torino arrival slogan of 14 XI 29. Price $59
 
APH1025) Australia 1930 small advertising cover for Tame & Co., Iron Merchants Melbourne, sent locally to Essendon. Bears 1d Green SMW perf 13.5 cancelled by Melbourne slogan of 25 JUN 1930 “COMMONWEALTH LOAN/BONDS NOW OPEN/APPLY AT ONCE” Price $29

APH3006) Australia 1930 Advertising cover to Switzerland for Valet Autostrap Safety Razor. Bears 2 X 1½d Sturt, cancelled by Sydney slogan of 25 JUN 1930 “COMMONWEALTH LOAN/NOW OPEN/APPLY AT ONCE” Unusual franking, attractive typed address cover. Tiny tear at base does not detract. Price $48

APH1127) Australia 1931 registered advertising cover for Dunlop Perdriau Rubber Co. Ltd., Melbourne to James Vinton Smith. James Taylor Vinton Smith, MC (3 November 1897 – 22 July 1952) was an Australian politician. He was the Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly for Oakleigh from 1932 to 1937, for the United Australia Party. Vinton Smith enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force at Adelaide on 1 February 1916, and was assigned to the 113th Howitzer Battery of the 13th Brigade, with which he saw active service in France. He attained the rank of Lieutenant on 1 March 1917. On 2 April 1919, he was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry during a battle on the Selle River in October 1918, for which he was also Mentioned in Despatches. The citation read: Lt. James Taylor Vinton Smith, 113th (Howitzer.) Battery, 13th Bde., Aust. F.A. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on 17th October, 1918, at the capture of the high ground E. of La Selle river. His battery occupied a position 1,000 yards in rear of the front line, and suffered many casualties from machine-gun and artillery fire. The battery commander and another officer being both wounded, he took charge, and supervising the removal of the wounded, handled the battery most capably until its task was completed. On 22 July 1952, Vinton Smith told his wife he was going to the shed at their Malvern East home to chop wood. She decided to check on him when she heard the chopping stop, and found him dead from a gunshot wound, with a 22-calibre rifle underneath his body. The city coroner ruled a verdict of suicide, noting that Vinton Smith had been suffering from a serious heart complaint and was "a candidate for a very early death" who appeared to have "shot himself on a sudden impulse". Bears solo use of 5d KGV SMW Per. 13½ x 12½ cancelled by Elizabeth St. cds of 19DE31, and with Elizabeth St. reg’n label. Price $49

APH1125) Australia 1932 small airmail cover Marble Bar W.A. to Perth. Bears solo use of 5d KGV SMW Per. 13½ x 12½ cancelled by cds of Marble Bar 29OC32. Typewritten cover, slightly aged & roughly opened at top. Price $37.50

APH3021) Australia 1933 small advertising cover for Major, Lord & Co. Ltd., Sydney to New York. Bears solo use of 3d Dull Blue KGV Die II, smw perf 13½ x 12½ cancelled by Sydney Slogan of 28 AUG 1933 “USE/AUSTRALIAN/PRODUCTS” Late usage for this stamp. Neat & typed address cover. Price $42

APH1661) Australia 1933 small taxed Airmail advertising cover to London from H. Hecht & Co, Melbourne. The company was started as an import-export, wholesale company around 1910 by German immigrant Hans Hecht (1881-1965) who arrived in Australia in 1900. He had various business interests and in 1926 added radio products to his inventory. He started Ducon Condenser Pty. Ltd. in 1932 to supply capacitors into the Australian radio manufacturing market and it quickly grew to dominate the Australian component market. H. Hecht & Co. traded until 1991. In 1970 the H. & L. Hecht Trust was established to give something back to the community for the help he and his wife, Letitia had received. It provides support for community development projects. One project was the establishment of a Low Vision Aids Clinic at Kooyong, so that people with low vision had access to the devices and equipment that could assist them. Bears 3d Deep Blue KGV SMW Perf. 13½ x 12½ Die II cancelled by Melbourne Ship Mail Room cds of 23OC33. Underpaid 3d for airmail, and taxed by horiz. Pair of GB 2d black postage dues, cancelled by London EC cds of 23 NO 33. Also with Octagonal h/s “T 40c” and further H/S “4d F B A” Late usage for this stamp. Roughly opened at top. Price $75
 
APH2092) Australia 1933 OHMS Office of Titles cover Perth to Kenwick, re-addressed to Cannington and consigned to Dead Letter Office. Bears 5d Pale Brown KGV smw, perf. 13½ x 12½ perf. OS. Cancelled by Perth Registered cds of 7 JUL.33, and additionally Cannington of 18 AUG 33. Transit cds's are Kenwick of 7-JUL33 and 31 JUL 33, Perth reg'd of 18 AUG 33 & Dead Letter Office Perth 18 AUG 33. A well-travelled cover, with additional reg'n label of Perth over the original one!  Price $110

APH1516) Australia 1934 1/6d Hermes no watermark & 1934 Vic Centenary 3d perf 10½, latter with some minor perf faults, on 1935 Airmail cover Melbourne to the UK, Price $39

APH1143) Australia 1934 small airmail cover to Java. Bears 6d Brown Airmail & 3d Blue MacArthur cancelled by cds’s of Moss Vale NSW 29DEC34. Arrival cds on reverse of Batavia 5.1.35. Neat attractive cover, with some slight aging. 6d is cat. $125 on cover . Price $92.50

APH1662) Australia 1934 small cover to American Express Co., San Francisco. Bears solo use of 3d Blue MacArthur cancelled by Melbourne slogan of 27 DEC 1934, “SEND GREETINGS/BY/TELEGRAM” Price $45

APH1144) Australia 1935 small airmail cover to Java. Bears 3 x 3d Green Airmail type A, cancelled by Moss Vale NSW cds’s f 15JY35. Scarcer destination and franking. Price $29

APH1191) Australia 1935 small airmail cover to Java. Bears 6d Typo. Kookaburra and 3d Blue KGV Jubilee cancelled by Sydney Airmail Section GPO machine cancel of 30 JLY 1935. Batavia arrival cds on reverse of 3.8.35. Neat typed address cover, price $45

APH1117) Australia 1935 small airmail cover to Java. Bears 6d Typo. Kookaburra, 3d Blue Victoria Centenary perf. 11½ & 1d Green KGV for Late Fee. Cancelled by cds’s of 1-AIR MAIL Sydney of 1OC35. Nice clean typed address Tri-Colour cover. Price $75

APH1654) Australia 1936 small airmail advertising cover for A.G.HEALING to London. Bears 1/4d Turquoise & 2d Ted KGV C of A wmks cancelled by a single cds of ship Mail Room Melbourne 9MR37. 1/4d has variety ACSC 131Bd, defective top frame and cross. Extrapolated Cat. for the 1/4d is $600 on cover x 4 for the variety, not counting the better shade = $2400. Neat & clean typed address cover. Good value at less than half cat. Price $1195
 
APH2093) Australia 1936 long Reg'd. airmail cover to UK. Bears Horiz. Pairs of 6d Brown Airmail plus 2 x 3d Green Airmail Type A & 3d Cable. All cancelled by Collins St. Melbourne cds's of 25MY36 and with Reg'd Melbourne No. 2 cds on reverse of the same date. Correct 1/6d Airmail & 3d Reg'n fee. A little toning around the perfs, otherwise fine. Attractive item, price $75.

AMP SOCIETY HOARD OF COVERS
 
We have acquired a large hoard of covers 1930 – 1932 to and from AMP in Adelaide. All bear 2d Red smw perf. 13½ x 12½. All have at least one variety. Over 250 covers in total of which only a few are listed here. Offers for the lot are invited.
 
APH1330) Australia 1930 2d Red KGV Die I variety on small cover to AMP Society Adelaide (Dent in top frame to the right of the crown, perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by cds of Kingston 12NO30. Price $29
 
APH1332) Australia 1930 2d Red KGV Die I variety on small cover to AMP Society Adelaide (White area in top right area near wattle and below Roo's tail, perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by slogan of Adelaide 20 DEC 1930 "POST XMAS MAIL EARLY” Price $29
 
APH1339) Australia 1931 Long Advertising Cover bearing vert. pair of 2d Red KGV Die I for AMP to AMP Society Adelaide (Shading 4th line at top of right. Left wattles has a small break. Shading line 3 at base of left value. Tablet has a small break (variable), perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by cds of Clare SA, date unclear. Price $29
 
APH1341) Australia 1931 Long Advertising Cover bearing 3 x 2d Red KGV Die I for AMP to AMP Society Adelaide (Shading 4th line at top of right. Left wattle has a small break. Shading line 3 at base of left value. Tablet has a small break (variable), perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by cds of Mt Gambier SA of 4MR31. Price $29
 
APH1331) Australia 1931 2d Red KGV Die I variety on small cover to AMP Society Adelaide (Nick in top frame right of crown (variable), perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by cds of Morgan, SA 3AP31. Price $29
 
APH1333) Australia 1931 2d Red KGV Die I variety on small cover to AMP Society Adelaide (White flaw to left of wattle, perf. 12½ x 13½ smw.) Cancelled by cds of Mt Barker 8AP31. Price $29
 
APH1340) Australia 1931 2d Red KGV Die I variety on small cover to AMP Society Adelaide (Break in 5th line under Roo's tail, perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by slogan of Adelaide 11 JUN 1931 "POST EARLY EACH DAY" Price $29
 
APH1338) Australia 1931 Long Advertising Cover bearing pair of 2d Red KGV Die I for AMP to AMP Society Adelaide (Shading 4th line at top of right. Left wattle has a small break. Shading line 3 at base of left value. Tablet has a small break (variable), perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by cds of Clare SA of 30JL31. Price $29
 
APH1335) Australia 1931 2d Red KGV Die I variety on small cover to AMP Society Adelaide (3rd line up of shading broken, perf. 12½ x 13½ smw.) Cancelled by cds of Morgan Adelaide of 18AU31. Price $29
 
APH1334) Australia 1931 2d Red KGV Die I variety on small cover to AMP Society Adelaide (Flaw under C of pence perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by cds of Pt Lincoln 26AU31 Price $29
 
APH1329) Australia 1931 2d Red KGV Die I variety on small cover to AMP Society Adelaide (White dot where Emu's tail joins the white frame, perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by cds of Balaklava 16DE31
 
APH1336) Australia 1932 2d Red KGV Die I variety on small cover to AMP Society Adelaide (Shading left of left value tablet. Shading under Roo's tail. Shading broken shading right of left value tablet perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by slogan of Adelaide 2 FEB 1932 "PREVENT BUSH FIRES" Price $29
 
APH1337) Australia 1932 Long Advertising Cover bearing 3 x 2d Red KGV Die I for AMP to AMP Society Adelaide (perf. 12½ x 12½ smw.) Cancelled by cds of Clare SA of 9FE32. Top right corner clipped, not affecting stamps. Price $29
 
APH199) Australia 1930 4.5d Violet Registered postal stationery cover, uprated by 5d on 4.5d Violet KGV. Cancelled by Tooraweenah, NSW cds of 14OC30, plus Violet Gilgandra double ring Violet cds of the following day, also Sydney registered cds of the 16th. Reverse has registered violet arrival cds’s of Seattle Term Station NOV 7 1930 and Berkeley, Ca. on the 9th. Also bears Tooraweenah Blue “Rat’s Tail” Reg’n. label No. 459. Tooraweenah is a small village just off the Newell Highway about 44 km north east of Gilgandra in the central west of New South Wales, Australia. This is a very rare item! Price $449
 
APH987) Australia 1930 small PS envelope to Carnarvon WA, 2d on 1½d KGV ACSC EP34, with Variety “Ovpt. Misplaced.” Uprated for airmail with 3d blue KGV smw perf. 14 die 1a, type B and cancelled by Perth slogan of 16 DEC 1930 “COMMONWEALTH LOAN/NOW AVAILABLE/APPLY AT ONCE” Stamp cat. $120 on cover, envelope cat. $200 for used. Very scarce and misplaced overprint previously not seen. Price $595
 
APH105) Australia 1933 small PTPO cover to London. KGV 2d red Oval PTPO cover for S. Cooke Pty. Ltd. Uprated to double airmail rate by 1/4d KGV C of A wmk & 1/6d Hermes. 1/4d is rare on cover and cat. $375 alone. Cancelled by Melbourne 2-line Slogan of 20AUG33 “Always buy Australian Products” Cover has been folded twice horizontally, but still highly desirable. Price $225
 
APH1026) Australia 1933 R.C.A. Photophone of Aust. Pty. Ltd. Small Advertising cover sent surface mail to New York via S.S. Mariposa. Bears 1d & 2d KGV C of A wmk, cancelled by Sydney slogan “POST EARLY/EACH DAY” OF 14 oct 1933. Price $39
 
APH1531) Australia 1934 small surface mail cover to USA. Bears 3d Yellow Olive Die II 3rd wmk. Kangaroo, cancelled by Ship Mail Room Melbourne cds of 23JY34. Neat typewritten cover, small opening tear on reverse not visible from front, plus mounting marks. Late use for this. Rare cover Cat. $500, price $395
 
APH466) Australia 1934 small Crompton Lamps advertising cover to New York. Bears 1d Green KGV C of A wmk & 2d Victoria Centenary perf. 10½ cancelled by Melbourne Slogan of 15AUG34. Neat typewritten cover, price $36
 
APH1033) Australia 1935 small advertising cover for C.W. MacLeod & Son, Mercantile Brokers & Manufacturers Agent, Melbourne, to Ballarat. Bears 1d Green KGV C of A wmk cancelled by Melbourne slogan of 31 JAN 1935 “PREVENT BUSHFIRES” Neat typewritten cover, minor aging around edges. Attractive, price $29
 
APH622) Australia 1936 small window advertising cover for The Producers Co-operative Distributing Society Ltd, with wonderful adverts. on reverse for Allowrie Butter and Cheese. Bears KGV 1d Green C of A wmk, cancelled by Sydney slogan of 30 JAN 1936 “PREVENT BUSHFIRES” Price $59
 
APH623) Australia 1936 Williamson, Croft & Co. Ltd. Oil & Color Merchants, small window envelope with pictorial advertising of palm tree. Bears 1d Green KGV C of A wmk, cancelled by Sydney slogan of 7 FEB 1936. Price $39
 
APH624) Australia 1936 James Hardie small window envelope with pictorial advertising “Build your home with Fibrolite Asbestos Cement Sheets & Tiles” HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED! Bears 1d Green KGV C of A wmk, cancelled by Sydney slogan of 7 FEB 1936. Price $49
 
APH992) Australia 1937 long airmail cover to Germany, via Italy. Bears 1/6d No wmk Hermes plus 4d Yellow Olive KGV C of A wmk. Cancelled by Sydney Airmail Section GPO machine cancel of 10 SEP 1937. Neat typewritten cover. Price $59
 
APS43) Australia KGVI period OHMS un-denominated registered envelopes for the PMG’s dept. Two different. One with circular ad. For Bonds & Savings Certificates, the other without. Size 9” x 4” printed in Red on Buff. Not listed in ACSC, and the first we have seen. Slight faults. $119 the two.
 
 
APH630-634) Australia series of 5 small surface mail covers, sent NAB to Batavia Java. Each bears 3½d KGVI surcharge with a different Sydney slogan on each sent between 31 Jan and 23 Feb 1942. All have 2 line “NOT TRANSMISSIBLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED” in violet and RTS finger in red. All additionally bear Sydney double ring DLO Office cds in red. All also with red censor tape. Probably a unique lot. Price $450
 
APH207) Australia 1947 small airmail cover to Ceylon. Bears 2d Mauve & 1/4d Bright Magenta KGVI cancelled by Ipswich, Qld. Slogan of 8 APR 1947 “SEND MONEY/BY POSTAL NOTE/OR MONEY ORDER” Price $35
 
APH1520) Australia 1949 5/- Arms, solo use on a registered small airmail letter to USA. Cancelled by GPO Melbourne cds of 29JY58. Reverse bears Registered Melbourne No.1 cds of the same date and a Jerome Ave, New York arrival cds in purple of AUG 1 1958. Neat typewritten rare and desirable cover, cat. $500. Price $395
 
APS6) Australia 1952 un-denominated Airletter, ovpt. “SPECIMEN” DIAGONALLY IN Violet. Fine mint, with variety “Postage/Paid” misplaced to right. Not listed in ACSC, however misplaced to left is priced at $150 for used. ACSC AO1B. Price $149
 
APH180) Australia 1955 small airmail cover to Austria. Bears 4 x 6.5d Orange QEII no wmk, overpaying the 2/- rate by 2d. This stamp is scarce as a solo usage on any domestic cover, and incredibly rare to find in multiple use on overseas mail. Cancelled by a Sydney Two Line Slogan of 15 JLY 1955 “ENLIST IN THE/ REGULAR ARMY” This is a slogan I have not seen previously. Reverse bears an arrival cds of Lustenau of 21 7 55. In 1951, during the Korean War, national service was introduced under the National Service Act (1951). All Australian males aged 18 had to register for 176 days training (ninety-nine days full-time) and two years in the CMF. Later the obligation was 140 days of training (seventy-seven days full-time) and three years of service in the CMF. The regular military forces were kept as voluntary. Fine and rare neat typed address cover, price $149
 
APH26) Australia 1960 small Airmail commercial use 5d Turquoise QEII pre-stamp envelope uprated by 1/6d Christmas Bells and COIL PAIR of 2d Green QM, SG 237a to Malvern UK.  Cancelled by Woomera S.A. cds.  Correctly paying the 2/3d Airmail rate. Woomera Village initially operated as a "closed town" between 1947 and 1982, when the facility supported the operations of the Woomera Rocket Range during the Anglo-Australia Project. Only Australian Government personnel (mostly Defence) and contractors to the Commonwealth are able to live at Woomera on a permanent basis. The current permanent population of the town is 136 (2015). The Woomera Range was first established in 1947 as a Department of Defence rocket testing range. Since its construction over 1947–53, Woomera Village has essentially operated under a specialised Commonwealth/Defence township management model rather than a local government (council) model. This is very late usage for the QM Coil pair, which is unpriced on cover by the ACSC, and an extremely scarce combination franking. Price $265
 
APH984) Australia 1962 triple rate airmail cover to Germany. Bears horiz. Pr. Of 2/6d Aborigine NO Wmk., 1/- Colombo plan, 8d Tiger Cat and 1959 1d Purple QEII to make 6/9d = 3 x 2/3d letter rate. Cancelled by cds’s of Strathfield NSW 31 JY 62. Neat typewritten cover, opened a little roughly at right. Price $59
 
APH991) Australia 1963 triple rate airmail cover to Germany. Bears 5/- Stockman, 1/- Colombo plan, 8d Tiger Cat and 1959 1d Purple QEII to make 6/9d = 3 x 2/3d letter rate. Cancelled by cds’s of Strathfield NSW 27 JY 64.  Neat typewritten cover, opened a little roughly at left. Price $59
 
APH605) Australia 1964 small window advertising envelope for Eltham Engineering, Vic. Bears 2/3d Airmail, marginal horizontal pair of 2/3d Cable & 9d Sepia Kangaroo cancelled by cds’s of Eltham 3SE64. Total of 7/6d paid…. for what? postage paid for bulk mail? 7/6d is 18 x the 5d letter rate. Price $79
 
APH359) Australia 1970 American Express printed Airmail long commercial cover to USA. Bears 5c & 20c Expo pair to make correct 25c rate. RARE COMMERCIAL USE! Cancelled by cds of Melbourne 19 AP(?) 70. Price $129
 
APH181) Australia 1982 small underpaid cover South Wagga Wagga to Sydney. Bears pairs of the 2c & 10c Flower coils (Late use) to registrar of Births Marriages and deaths, cancelled by 3-line slogan of 5 JUL 1982 “POST EARLY/AND SOEEO/YOUR MAIL” Whatever that may mean! Postage rate was increased to 27c on 19th April 1982 and so this is underpaid 3c. Bears a 3-line violet handstamp “UNDERPAID/Postage/Collected from Sender” with 23 in manuscript. Attractive item, price $49
 
APH602) Australia 1974 – 1999 lovely range of 11 Tourism Greetings envelopes from Katoomba, Blue Mountains, Gosford, Jenolan Caves, Perth. Western Australia, Brisbane, Gold Coast & Surfers Paradise, variously to UK (9) & Denmark (2) All bear better usage of higher value commems, defins. Price $72
 
APH176) Australia 1985 Tourism greetings envelope, Toormina to Tamworth. Bears strips of 3 each of the 1971 flower coil stamps, plus 2 x 2c & 1 x 5c additional to make 30c correct domestic rate. Very late commercial usage of this issue. Cancelled by cds of Sawtell NSW 25 JA 85. Price $39
 
APH1321) Australia 1986 Large (between C4 & C5 size approx 9” x 6”) Security Post cover to Passport Office, British High Commission, Canberra. Bears $5 Mentone & 75c Eastern Water Dragon cancelled by East Cannington WA cds of 19 APR 1986. Reverse has transit cds’s of Queen Victoria Terrace ACT 22 APR 86 & Canberra Mail Centre, indistinct date. Price $29
 
APH457) Australia 1986 Greeting card size Airmail cover S.A. to W. Germany. Bears strip of 5 x 36c Animals to make double 90c rate. Cancelled by Adelaide Pictorial Slogan “Get Stuck into Stamps” of 21 SEP 1986. Very rare commercial usage unlisted as such in ACSC. Price $49
 
APH604) Australia 1986 Christmas card size Airmail cover Perth to UK. Bears strip of 5 x 36c Animals to overpay by 30c the double concessional rate of $1.20, or underpay by 50c the zone 5 double airmail rate. Cancelled by Perth cds 9.DE.86. Very rare commercial usage unlisted as such in ACSC. Price $49
 
APH603) Australia 1986 Greeting card size Airmail cover Perth to UK. Bears strip of 5 x 36c Animals to make double 90c rate. Cancelled by Perth cds 10.FE.87. Very rare commercial usage unlisted as such in ACSC. Price $49
 
APH473) Australia 1990 small airmail cover to Denmark. Bears 80c 1989 Christmas and 30c Living Together to make $1.10 Airmail rate. Nice combination. Cancelled by Geelong Vic. Pictorial cancel “City By The Sea” 2 JAN 1990. Clean and attractive, price $29
 
APH490) Australia 1992 small airmail cover to Denmark. Bears $1.05 1992 Australia day and 15c Living Together to make $1.20 Airmail rate. Cancelled by OC 1 1992 machine cancel of Victoria 3077 (Northern Mail Centre) Clean and attractive, price $29
 
APH187) Australia 1990 28c Salmon Gums perf 14.6 x Imperf, make up rate from vending machine booklet. Solo usage on small commercial cover Terrigal – Punchbowl NSW. Handstamp at left states ‘UNDERPAID POSTAGE COLLECTED FROM SENDER” Postage at the time being 43c. Scarce attractive cover on written up album page. Cancelled by Terrigal Handstamp of 20 JUN 1991. RARE! Price $89

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Email:  
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Post:  PO BOX 1290, Upwey, Victoria, Australia, 3158 

Discount Sale Mid-Late June 2022

Discounts - Excluding New Catalogues & Accessories
Orders up to $100 are strictly net. $101 - $250 deduct 10%, $251 - $500 deduct 15%, $501 - $1000 deduct 20%
 
Orders over $1000 deduct 25%
 
Orders over $2500 deduct 30%
 
All discounts can be applied to items from previous lists to achieve a higher discount level.
 
Layby welcome for orders above $500. Scans or colour photocopies of individual stamps, covers or sets are available on request.
 
Many smaller items, including a lot that are not on this list may be found in our eBay listings. Our store name is 21st-century-auctions
 
Postage and insurance extra, Free Within Australia above $500. We accept all cards and PayPal at no fee. Hours generally 9am – 4.30 Mon – Fri, but we will often answer the phone after hours.
 
All of our items carry our guarantee that if significantly mis-described, they may be returned to us within 7 days of your receipt