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Australia: 1947 Air Force Cross (AFC) to Pilot of Dakota Aircraft, Flying Officer (later Fl Lieut) E.T.W. HOLT, RAAF. Tasked with the transportation of the Prime Minister, Cabinet Officials & high ranking Military Officers throughout Australia & the SW Pacific area. AFC, GVIR, in its original box of issue. Reverse engraved officially: '1947'. Together with his unnamed as issued 1939-45 & Pacific Stars. Also included is the original, addressed box of issue for the latter & his original 1949 dated medal entitlement slip listing these & his AFC. Flight Lieutenant Eric Thomas Wallis Holt, born 1913, Alpha, Qld. Enl RAAF 17/8/41. Sgt Pilot 1942. W/OFF & Ops with 36 Sqn 1943/44. F/Off 1/11/44. To 1st Communication Unit 13/6/45. Morotai, Borneo, Lae etc from June 1945 to Mar 1946. Disch 6/6/46. AFC - awarded per London Gazette 12/6/47, p.2604 for Operations in 1945: 'HOLT, Eric Thomas Wallace, Flight Lieutenant (413384), 1 Communication Unit RAAF. Flight Lieutenant Holt has been Captain of a Dakota aircraft engaged in the transportation of very important persons & has completed 300 flying hours flying on these duties since June 1945. His aircraft has carried many Cabinet Ministers & high ranking army officers on important missions. Flight Lieutenant Hold has invariably displayed the utmost energy & efficiency on such flights & his manner & example have been an inspiration to his crew. During the Christmas period in 1945, he flew the Prime Minister of Australia on a tour of the Northern islands & during this time, showed a sense of responsibility which averted a possible serious accident. Flight Lieutenant Holt has completed a very large total of flying hours with the Royal Australian Air Force, 1700 of which have been in operational areas in difficult & hazardous circumstances. (LG 12/6/1947 p 2604). Also entitled 1939-45 War & Australia Service Medals. EF. Extremely scarce especially so with the Prime Minister & VIP Pilot connection. Only 146 AFC's awarded to RAAF 1939-50 (P)SOLD at A$3600

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$1 Knight-Stone original bundle of 100 UNC. R-77 cat $1700 Ren cat $2000. (100).SOLD at A$500

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£1 Armitage-McFarlane dark green consec pr. R-30a.Trifold near UNC McD cat aU $600, UNC $1700. (2).SOLD at A$300

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£1 Coombs-Watt consec pr UNC. R-31. McD cat $1700. (2).AVAILABLE at A$600

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£1 Coombs-Watt consec pr. R-31. UNC. McD cat $1700. (2)AVAILABLE at A$600

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$1 Coombs-Wilson 1st prefix AAA 555765 UNC. R-71F cat $1700, McD cat $1950. (P)AVAILABLE at A$800

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$10 Fraser-Cole uncut blk of 4. Some 'Sydney International Coin Fair' Uncut Blocks of 4 were sold with creases or other defects NPA accepted the return of these and sent 'REPLACEMENT BLOCKS' which varied from the originals - including the position of the 'Traffic Lights' in the margin, the completeness of the 'Bullseyes' and other details Only 25 to 30 Blocks were thus replaced Without Plate Letters VERY RARE & CAT $1700 (P)AVAILABLE at A$750

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1700 William III 5/- Decimo Tertio. F/aVF, sl rev graffiti. S-3474. (P)NO LONGER AVAILABLE

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1937 Australia Coronation of King Edward VIII medal. Crowned robed bust right, rev cipher over arms of Australia. Silvered & gilded, 31mm, by Stokes & Sons, another silvered & gilded, 31mm, also by Stokes & Sons. gEF-UNC Carlisle 1937/8, 1937/1. Gio CM263a,b var (RRR), CM264var (RR) cat U$700-$1700. (4) (P)SOLD at A$325