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WORLD : ANTARCTIC & ARCTIC
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2054
Australia: 1912-13 Davis Antarctic Expedition cover with 'Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911' 2 line cachet, & 'Loose Ship's Letter S.Y. Aurora Posted in Antarctica' Penguin pictorial cachet. Signed by J.K Davis above 'Commander of Ship' cachet. Franked Tasmania 1d pictorial with 'Hobart 17 MAR 13 Tasmania' pmk & addressed to 'JJ Kinsey, Official Rep BAE, Christchurch New Zealand'. Overall Superb condition! Extremely rare Antarctic cover. 2016 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1700
2055
Great Britain: 1929-30 Antarctic Research Expedition commercial cover franked GB KGV 1½d brown tied by PAQUBOT boxed cachet. Alongside Funchal Madeira 1 Jan 30' cds cancelled 'Kaapstad 6 FEB 30' cds. Addressed to Mr J.J. Miller (crew, sail maker on expedition), S.Y. Discovery c/o 'Ellanman + Buchnell Ltd' Strand St, Cape Town, SA', & readdressed to '40 Marine Branch Melbourne, Australia' indistinct b/s with instructional 'To await further arrival'. Enthusiastically opened, some minor aging but an interesting historical cover.
 SOLD at A$575
2056
Italy: 1926 North Pole Flight Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile label showing Airship over pole & route map. Superb fresh MUH, LR cnr marginal.
 AVAILABLE at A$35
2057
Italy: 1926 North Pole Flight Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile Zeppelin stamp showing airship over pole & route map in half sheet of 20, LL stamp with INVERTED frame! With flight cachets on reverse across prs of stamps. VF MUH. Very rare survivor. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
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