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PRE-DECIMAL COVERS

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au143 (1/12)

* 1930 - small commercial cover to New York with 2x 1½d Sturt making up 3d rate

Some minor imperfections however the overall appearance is excellent.
au113L (1/12)

* 1941 - censored registered commercial air mail cover to G.B. via South Africa

Excellent to fine condition.

au112L (1/12)

* 1953 - registered OHMS "Service Des Postes" cover sent from Adelaide to Boston

Excellent to fine condition.

au111L (1/12)

* 1962 - double rate air mail cover to Germany - interesting franking!

Excellent to fine condition.

au139 (1/12)

* 1966 - small air mail cover to East Germany with mixed pre-decimal and decimal franking

On conversion to decimal currency, the postage has been overpaid by 1c. Condition is excellent to fine.
au855 (10/09)

1938 - commercial air mail cover from Alice Springs to Adelaide

Light well pressed out vertical crease almost invisible from front - excellent clean condition o/wise. Nice "two reigns" item too.

au967 (5/10)

1939 - registered cover to USA · Australasian Jamboree souvenir envelope

Attractive cover in excellent to fine condition. 5d Merino is perf 13.5 x 14.

au134 (11/11)

1947 - small commercial cover to USA with single 3½d Mitchell franking

A couple of minor imperfections however the overall condition and appearance are excellent; 'on cover' c.v. in 2006 was $20.

au130 (10/11)

1953: interesting air mail cachet on commercial cover to the USA

Small piece of adhesive tape on the flap o/wise condition is excellent.

au976 (6/10)

1954 - 3½d Royal Visit on small commercial cover

On cover usage of this stamp can be quite elusive. Nice example in fine condition.

au118 (10/11)

1954 - small commercial cover to USA with single 2/- Royal Visit commemorative franking

Excellent condition - catalog value "on cover" = AU$30 (2006)

au123 (10/11)

1955 - 2/- blue Olympics Publicity on small commercial air mail cover to the USA

Reduced a little at the left end when opened - excellent condition otherwise and quite a scarce single franking.

au132 (10/11)

1955 - 2/- blue Olympics Publicity on small commercial air mail cover to the USA

Reduced a fraction at the left end when opened o/wise condition is excellent.

au124 (10/11)

1956 - 1/- Melbourne Olympics x2 on commercial air mail cover to the USA

Rate is correct. Flap has a tear but is intact - condition is excellent to fine otherwise; 'on cover' c.v. is $25

au135 (11/11)

1956 - multifranked registered cover to the USA - "Supposed liable to customs duty"

Various b/stamps including US "PASSED FREE" h/s. Some minor transmission wear otherwise condition is excellent.

au831 (9/09)

1957 - 2/- A.A.T. Map on small air mail cover to USA

Excellent condition - c.v. AU$20.

au133 (10/11)

1957 - small commercial cover from Adelaide to Tasmania with single 7d Flying Doctor commem paying the domestic air mail rate

Stamp has corner fault but this is well-disguised by the postmark - condition o/wise is excellent. Not an easy to find franking for this rate.

au682 (8/08)

1958 - unusual franking on commercial air mail cover to USA

Excellent clean condition - stamps make up 2/- rate for ½oz to destination.