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Lot No. 689

Auction No. 19
Category Australia
    Collections, Accumulations and Selections
Est. $400
Status SOLD $490



First Day Covers 1940-1984 range noting 1940 AIF, 1945 Gloucester (Hunter Stamp Co. cover) & 1946 Peace (Winslow). 1948-1956 range of 36 x different Challis covers plus selection of "Wide World", "Royal" & "Wesley". Also 5 diff 1957 FDC's on Wilson & Johns Pty Ltd (Nurserymen, Seedsmen & Florists) stationery. Other items of interest incl 1962 2d QEII pair on WCS cover with T 2d marking (rate was 5d), 1962 "Royal" souvenir cover with QM 2d strip of 3 tied by MAITLAND SHOWGROUND cds's, 1963 Royal visit FDC with 2/3d pair to local addressee & Navigators complete set to £2 (mixed cover producers). Decimal Navigators to $4 on generic APO FDC's as are the QEII & pictorial lower vals. other decimal issues on "Excelsior" & "WCS" incl 5¢ on 4¢ & 5¢ QEII booklet panes. A 1967 50th Anniv of Trans-Australian Railway pictorial cover is signed by engineman & guard (2 covers ea.) with special cachets "CARRIED ON THE 1967 OOLDEA SPECIAL COMMEMORATION TRAIN" & "CARRIED ON THE "TEA AND SUGAR" TRAIN 50TH ANNIVERSARY TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY" in violet on separate covers. 1968/69 Famous Australian & PM's booklet pane sets on "Royal" FDC's with many WCS types until 1971 then all official APO with 1971 Xmas block of 7, all booklet panes, special WAPEX '72 covers, various souvenir covers, WCS 1973 Nat. Dev. set on 4 covers ea. with block of 4 of one value & the 1977 Test Cricket signed Kevin Wright & Ian Brayshaw. (334)