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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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$2 Coombs-Wilson Star ZFG 72338*. UNC, tiny tone spot. R-81s cat $5,500. (P)AVAILABLE at A$1000

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1936 Coronation of King Edward VIII. Collection of badges in bronze, gilt bronze, enamelled, silvered, tin, WM. All diff. VGC. Gio CM181.6, CM308 (no pin), CM322.2 (gilt), CM323, CM325, CM333.1 (tie pin), CM334, CM335, CM336, CM338.2var (2), CM338.3, CM338.3var, CM338.12var, CM338.14var (2), CM338.17 cat U$315-$675. Vendor cost $420+. (17) (P)AVAILABLE at A$250

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1937 Coronation of King Edward VIII. Selection of photographic medals, badges, brooches, tie pins etc with portraits of Edwards or his cyphers. G-VGC, all diff. Inc Gio-CM338b, CM338.17 on card. Vendor cost $580+. (P)SOLD at A$300