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Australia First Day and Commemorative Covers

AFD1635) Australia 1937, Haslem FDC. Bearing Capt. Phillip at Sydney Cove, set of 3. Cancelled by Collins St, VIC, cds 1 OCT 1937. Typed Cover. Extremely rare. Price $249.

AFD1263) 1937 KGVI die I 1d Green & 2d Red on a generic Commonwealth FDC in Blue & Brown featuring a portrait of the King and the flags of Great Britain & Australia, and where the ‘Territory of’ is inserted by hand, cachet maker unknown, but there is an insert indicating ‘From C.A. Brown of Sydney’ Unusual & attractive FDC, Price $59

AFD1636) Australia 1937, Coronation of King George VI Flags & Map cachet, FDC. Bearing 2d scarlet KGVI and 1d QE. Cancelled by Ship Mail Room, VIC, cds 10 MAY 1937 Hand addressed. Price $40.

AFD13) Australia 1938 2 designs featuring QEII and KGVI, Green + Red cachet Haslem FDCs. Bearing: 1d Green QEII and 2d Red KGVI Die II. Cancelled in Hobart, TAS, 1 AU 38, hand addressed covers. Price: $125 the pair

AFD1630) 1945 Australia Duke of Gloucester as First Royal Governor General of the Commonwealth purple cachet FDC, not listed in Australian Cover Society Handbook. Cancelled by cds's of RAAF 6310, and typed address to RAAF Archerfield. Some toning around perfs. and scuffing to top left over the word "Commonwealth" Rare! Price  $125

AFD1680) Australia 1945, Commemorating The Duke of Gloucester as Governor-General cachet, MEDAWAR FDC. Bearing Duke and Duchess set of 3. Cancelled by Sydney, NSW, cds 19 FEB 1945. Typed Cover. Price $40.

AFD1675) Australia 1946, Centenary commemoration by Sir. Thomas Mitchell of discovery of Queensland pastoral lands. Bearing Centenary of Mitchell's Exploration set of 3.Cancelled by CDS of Sydney, NSW, 14 OCT 1946. Handwritten address. $25

AFD1637) Australia 1946, WWII peace commemorative cachet, Baker & Maloney FDC, bearing Peace & Victory set of 3. Cancelled by CDS of Sydney NSW, 18 Feb 1946, printed address. Price: $40

AFD545) Australia 1948 Commonwealth of Australia New Postage Stamp Issue Red and Dark Blue cachet Wide World Script type Generic FDC. Bearing: 1/3 Brown Hereford Bull and 2/- Brown Crocodile. Cancelled by CDS of Glen Iris, VIC, 16 FE 48, typed address cover. Price: $25

AFD549) Australia 1950 Stamp Centenary Philatelic Exhibition set of 7 souvenir covers. Range of cancels, Cinderellas etc. 1 Registered with Exhibit Label. Price: $50

AFD489) Australia 1951 First Day Cover Australia and Flag cachet Hunter Stamp Co. Script type Generic FDC. Bearing: 1/2d  Orange Kangaroo and 7 1/2d Blue KGVI pair. Cancelled by CDS of Newcastle, NSW, 31 OC 51, typed address Registered Airmail cover. Price: $25

AFD742) Australia 1951 3d red KGVI on what appears to be a Haslem FDC with cachet in blue, oval portrait of the king and ‘FIRST DAY COVER/THREE PENCE/KING GEORGE VI SERIES’ with the date of issue added in ink, possibly produced for the original 3d blue issues in 1937, handwritten address, flap damaged, unusual and attractive FDC. Price $34.50

AFD1260) Australia 1951 3d red KGVI block of 4 on the first ‘Royal’ (Baker & Moloney) generic registered FDC with typed address, Price $25

AFD1267) Australia 1952 1/0½d KGVI on Hunter ‘Banner & Map’ Generic FDC, typed address, Price $49

AFD1928) Australia 1953, QEII 1d x 3 FDC, QLD, Stamp Mart Covers. Cancelled by Brisbane cds of 19 AU 53. Price $30 

AFD397) Australia 1953 Young Farmers Clubs ARTHUR BERGEN FDC. Unaddressed and cancelled by Pennington S.A. cds of 3 – SE53. Signed and dated  on reverse in fountain pen “Arthur D Bergen”  Price $59

AFD398) Australia 1953 Young Farmers Clubs ARTHUR BERGEN FDC. Unaddressed and cancelled by Pennington S.A. cds of 3 – SE53. Signed, not dated. on reverse in fountain pen “Arthur D Bergen” Small water stain to top right. Price $49

AFD193) Australia 1953 Commemoration of Sesquicentenary of Settlement in Tasmania Green and Gold Map cachet Guthrie FDC. Bearing: 150th Anniversary of Settlement in Tasmania set. Cancelled by CDS of Perth, WA, 23 SE 53, unaddressed Airmail cover. Price: $30

AFD58) Australia 1953 Commonwealth of Australia Tasmania Sesquicentenary Green cachet Standard Stamp Co, (QLD Stamp Mart) FDC. Bearing: 150th Anniversary of Settlement in Tasmania set. Cancelled by CDS of Brisbane, QLD, 23 SE 53, hand addressed cover. Price: $60

TS801) Australia 1953 Commonwealth of Australia Tasmania Sesquicentenary 3½d Collins ACCIDENTAL FIRST DAY COVER, used locally on small cover to Brisbane. Cancelled Brisbane machine cancel 23 SEP 1953. Stamp a little aged, cover is fine. Price $29

AFD1444) Australia 1955 3 covers Cobb & Co. "Royal" FDC's. 3 different colour cachet fdc's, neatly hand addressed. Price $25

TS638) Australia 1959 4d Grey Birth of The Post Office, ACCIDENTAL FIRST DAY COVER. On small cover cancelled by slogan of Balgowlah NSW of 22 APR 1959 “ADDRESS MAIL TO/POST OFFICE BOX No./IT EXPEDITES/DELIVERY. Price $29

AFD743) Australia 1960 2/5d Banksia on ‘BOAN’S’ Banksia cachet generic FDC, neat typed address with flap unsealed, the Australian First Day Cover handbook states at page 190 ‘All (BOAN’S FDC’s) are nowadays very scarce’ tiny 2mm tear at right & faint indelible pencil mark near postmark, an attractive matched cachet/stamp combination, scarce. Price $49

APH529) 1966 Australia APO shield cachet FDC 50c, $2 & $4 Navigators Bureau cds, neat typewritten address. Price  $55

PNC5) Australia 2013 Black Caviar cachet PNC. Bearing 60c Black Caviar single. Cancelled by Square Cancel of Melbourne, VIC, 10 May 2013, unaddressed PNC. Price: $26


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Orders over $2500 deduct 30%

All discounts can be applied to items from previous lists in order 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.

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