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Books: WWII Armed Forces O.A.S. Books written by still serving members & pub by the AWM comp set of all 20 diff with 2nd AIF 'On Active Service' (1941), RAN 'HMAS I-VI' (1942-45), AMF '4' from 'Soldering On' (1942) to 'Stand Easy' (1945), RAAF (4) from 'These Eagles' (1942) to 'Victory Roll' (1945), Communications Branch 'Signals' (1944), VDC 'On Guard' (1944) & 'As You Were' (1946-1950). Most with original paper DJ, 3 still in AWM Mailing boxes. Difficult assembly, cost vendor around $400 to put together! (20)AVAILABLE at A$100
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Books Australian War Memorial publications (17). 'Guns of the Regiment' by SN Gower, near new with DJ. 'With the Australian's in Korea' (1957); 'Pictorial History of Australia at War 1939-45 Vol II'; 'HMAS' (1942); 'RAAF log'(1943); Victory Roll' (1945), then Army related (11) with 'Jungle Warfare', 'Khaki & Green', 'Soldiering On' (2 of ea) & 'Active Service', 'Stand Easy' & 'As your Were' 1947, 1949 & 1950. Most with original DJ, VG condition or better. Plus 'The Fragile Forts - the Fixed Defences of Sydney Harbour 1788-1963' (P Oppenhein-Aust Army History Unit) pub 2005; & 'Duntroon (The Royal Military College of Australia) 1911-86'. Near new. (19)AVAILABLE at A$100
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Magazines & Booklets: Rank & Badges in the Australian & USA Forces, 32pgs. Food is Where You Find It Western Pacific 1944. A Guide to Emergency Foods in the Western Pacific. Salt 30 July 1945 Vol 10 no 11. Living off the Land 1944 A Manual of Bushcraft, 140pgs. Whose Plane is that, Aircraft Identification 1943, 76pgs. G-VGC odd flts. (5)SOLD at A$50
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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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Australia: 1914-18 Wounded In Action, Harbonnieres, trio to 56th Bn. 1914-15 Star impressed officially: '3539 PTE. N. HALTON, 4/BN. AIF.', 1914-18 British War & Victory medals: '3539 CPL. N.HALTON, 4 BN. AIF.' Norman Halton, born Sydney, 1894, enl 16/8/1915, 11th Reo's to 4th, Inf. Bn. Egypt 30/11/15 inc Ferry post-transferred to 56 Bn, 16/2/16, to France June 1916, OP's Fromelles, Warlencourt, Flers & Guedecourt, Lance Corporal 27/12/16, Corporal 17/4/17, then OP's Bapaume, Beaumete, Morchies, Bullecourt, Ypres & Polygon Wood, wounded in action, shrapnel both legs, 19/8/1918 near Harbonnieres, RtA & disch medically unfit 28/4/1919, died 1945. Together with his returned from action service badge, personal papers & receipts, message from the King for war wounded, his 1941 National Emergency Services, warden (sector I, Kiama) identity card, newspaper obituary, 4 x letters from England/France 1917-18 etc. gVF. With research notes. (P)SOLD at A$800
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Australia: WWII pr British War medal & Australian Service medal impressed to PM4219 F CRESWELL. Enlisted in the Navy 26 Jan 1942 discharged 10 Jul 1946. Another pr impressed NX77971 FN McINNES enlisted 11 Dec 1941 discharged 6 Dec 1945. Plus unnamed 1939/45 & Pacific Stars (6 medals).SOLD at A$120
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Australia: WWII Pacific Group of 4 to 2/38 Transport platoon. 1939/45 star, Pacific star, War Medal & Australian Service Medal officially impressed 'VX 125125 R C DALE'. Enlisted Apr 1943 discharged Dec 1945. Comes with Dog tags & copy of Service Record.AVAILABLE at A$120
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Russia: Victory over Germany 1945, 800th Anniv Moscow others dated 1958, 65, 68, 70, 75, 78, 85, 96 & 2004 all with original ribbons plus other medals & cap badges (see web for photos). All diff. (22).AVAILABLE at A$150
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Medalets inc 1880 Melbourne Exhibition, Sunday School, 1880-01 Int Exhibition Melbourne in silver, 1881, 85, 86 (3). 88-9 Melbourne Exhib in silver, 90 (1). 93 Annual Show Earl Jersey Visit to Armidale. Rare cat $100, 99 inc New Zealand (3), 1901 (2) inc Children's Fete, 02 KEVII Coronation Melbourne (1), 13 91), 22 (1), 15 Gallipoli (1), 16 Kitchener (1). 1919-c1992 (18) inc 1945 WWII o/w all diff. VG-UNC. Carlisle cat approx $630.SOLD at A$120
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China: 1931 The Kwangtung Provincial Bank green $5. 1949 The Central Bank of China Chungking One silver Dollar. 1949 The Central Bank of China Canton. 1928 Ten Dollars Shanghai, $1. 1930 P332. 1937 P79 1 Yuan bank of China. 1940 Bank of China. 1945 P283 500 Yuan. 1941 The Central Bank of China 5 Yuan. 1931 The Kwangtung Provincial Bank, brown $1. 1930 Shanghai. 1948 Tung Pei Bank 5000 Yuan. 1928 central Bank of China 1 Yuan. Plus 7 others, 1 damaged o/w VF-EF. (20)AVAILABLE at A$250
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India: 1874(C), 1900C, 1903C, 1918(C), 1938(b), gVF, Scarce cat US$175, 1945(b) Rupees. 1896, 1912 ½ Rupee. 1862, 1942 ¼ Rupee. 1905, 18 2 Annas. 1936 ¼ Anna. Mostly VF or better. (13)SOLD at A$325
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World Accumulation: USA 1912S Cent gVF. Churchill VE Day 1945 silver medal by Franklin Mint, cupro-nickel Crowns (4). Approx 750g mixed World coins inc New Guinea 1/- x 2. Australian type collection bronze & decimal inc 1966 50c in Whitman album. 1966 50c (6) other 50c 1969-88 (74) plus few other decimals. Pre-decimal post silver FV 70c. 1c & 2c, 2.26kg. Medallions 1886-1928 (8) plus Tourist Dollars (4) 1c-50c 1966-76 part decimal collection inc 2 x 1966 50c (67) mostly UNC. British WWI Trench Art Iron cross. (Lot)SOLD at A$210
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Burma: 1945 War Savings 'PO 5-Year Cash Certificates' range of all diff with 10R series A1 watermark error 'GOVT OF INDIA & stars', then others all with correct wmk 'GOVT OF BURMA & elephant' 10R series A1, 20R series B1, 20R series H1 with 'Joint Certificate Class A' imprint at top, 100R series D1, 100R series K1 with the 'Class A' imprint, 500R series E1, 500R series L1 with the 'Class A' imprint, & 1000R series F1. All are large banknote size format, with British Burma coat of arms at top middle. Mostly aUNC, 1 edge damage, unissued. Lesser selection sold for an average of £36+ each at a London auction in 2010, so would make these £324+. Rare group. (9)AVAILABLE at A$100
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WWII: Short Snorter booklet from 410904 F/O RM Lowrey RAAF contain US $1 1935A with 10 signatures plus notes from Canada (2), Great Britain, Morocco (2), Egypt (4) Palestine 500 mils 1939, India (2) & Ceylon 1942-3 10c, 1R, 2R (3). All attached by left side into a booklet. Ronald Maxwell Lowrey enlisted March 1942, discharged Sept 1945, posting at discharge Flight Lieutenant A/Crew Alloc Centre. Most unusual.SOLD at A$250
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WWII £5 War Savings Certificate large size prefix H, issued 12 Mar 1945 at the National Bank of Australia Ltd Carlton. VF. MVR WD2aAVAILABLE at A$160
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WWII £50 Savings Certificate large size prefix Z. Issued 22 Feb 1945 at Katoomba. Tiny tones, aU. WD4a. Scarce. (P)AVAILABLE at A$350
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1945 War Savings 'PO 5-Year Cash Certificates' range of all diff with 10R series A1 wmk error 'GOVT OF INDIA & stars', then others all with correct wmk 'GOVT OF BURMA & elephant' 10R series A1, 20R series B1, 20R series H1 with 'Joint Certificate Class A' imprint at top, 100R series D1, 100R series K1 with the 'Class A' imprint, 500R series E1, 500R series L1 with the 'Class A' imprint, & 1000R series F1. All are large banknote size format, with British Burma coat of arms at top middle. All aUNC/UNC, unissued in overall excellent condition for these & much fresher than normal. A lesser selection sold for an average of £36+ each at a London auction in 2010, so would make these £324+++. Very rare group. (9) (P)AVAILABLE at A$110
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10 Pounds 9-4-1945 sig Nixon. P-23b. Several small margin tears. PMG Slabbed VF25.AVAILABLE at A$130
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Flossenburg Concentration Camp: 1944 'Premienschein' RM 1, inscribed 'Konzentrationslager Flossenburg', with 1st 'a' 2.5mm wide, with swastika cachet 'Waffen - SS / Verwaltung Koncentrationlager Flossenburg'. Cam-3972b, Fl 12b, GE-188b. Superb UNC. This Nazi camp was located in Bavaria, near the Czech border, & was liberated by the US Army on 23 April 1945. Extremely rare & historically important item in unusually nice condition. With 2018 certificate of authenticity. (P)AVAILABLE at A$1100
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Bank of Scotland £1 4-10-1945, 22-10-1952 EF, gVF. The Royal Bank of Scotland £1 1-9-1941, 1-10-1949 both VF odd edge nick. P-96b (2), 322a, 322b cat US $200+ (4)AVAILABLE at A$130
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Ephemera: Documents & Newspapers. Letters, receipts & invoices 1880s-1949 mostly with interesting vignettes (21). Share Certificates: North Broken Hill (3), Broken Hill South (1), Photographs (3). Books & magazines. Hitler Youth WWII, Handbook of the State of North Borneo 1934 (Rare), Star Wars (2), Phantom Comics (2), Bird Life 1912, The Great War (2) & others. Newspapers: Times 1959, 66. Illustrated London News 1954. Sydney The Empire 1857, Hobart The Mercury 1893 (2) 1945. Plus other letters, photos, certificates etc. Fascinating lot. (Lot)SOLD at A$100
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Newspapers: Australasian, Melbourne 8 Apr 1865, Town Edn 16 Nov 1872. The Empire, Sydney Sep to Nov 1857 (8 diff issues). The Mercury, Hobart Sep 1886 to May 1893 (17 diff), 1945 (2). Fascinating insight into Australia's past. Generally VGC ex Library files. (29)AVAILABLE at A$180
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Newspapers: Australasian, Melbourne 26 Aug 1865, Town Edn 4 Oct 1873. The Empire, Sydney Sep to Nov 1857 (8 diff issues). The Mercury, Hobart Mar to Jun 1893 (15), Aug 1897, Jan 1903, 1945 (2). Fascinating insight into Australian social history of the time. Generally VGC ex Library files. (29)AVAILABLE at A$180
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Newspapers: The Empire, Sydney Oct to Dec 1857 (7 diff). Australasian, Melbourne Sep 1877. The Mercury, Hobart Oct 1886 to May 1893 (14) plus 5 others 1898-1945. Fascinating insight into Australia's colonial past. Generally VGC ex Library files. (27)AVAILABLE at A$150