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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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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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Asia: Nice collection 1949-2009 former French Colonies. Highlights noted Cambodia (5) incl 50,000 Riels 1998 UNC P-49b. French Indo-China (3) incl 1 Piastre ND(1946), (1949) UNC, aEF light toning P-54c,d. Lao (4) incl 5 Kip ND(1957) Rare 1st type aU ph P-2a, ND(1979) replacement prefix CA UNC P-26r. Vietnam (12) incl 200,000 Dong 2011 aU P-123e. All diff with most of balance UNC. Cat US$200+ (24)AVAILABLE at A$140

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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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£1 Coombs-Wilson QEII Reserve Bank emerald green last prefix from Reserve Bank archives HK/68 359499. R-34bX. UNC. McD cat $1500. (P)AVAILABLE at A$600

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Ration Coupons: Commonwealth of Australia NSW Motor Spirit Ration coupons for 1 Gallon sheet of 10 valid until 31 July 1949 printed in green on light green card. Another sheet of 10 but for 2 gallons printed in black on light green card. Both nice condition, scarce as comp sheets. NSW Government Transport Coupons 7c (3), 18c (5) issued to Government employees to use in the course of their duties. Vacuum Road Guide to Canberra. (11).SOLD at A$75

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1949 Ile de France French Line medal. Franca reclining, shields of France & French cities around, rev central porthole with sea view, Ile de France liner above. AE 54mm by MC Renard. Spain 2008 Expo Zaragoza. Mascot Fluvi on bicycle, rev water drop logo. AE 60mm UNC. (2)SOLD at A$75

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1949 use of KGVI 'BURMA' 3½ annas' opt on GB 20/- red Postal Order, with 'Rangoon 25 JAN 49' issue cds, but not cashed with 3 control punches, with full counterfoil. Superb fresh & aUNC, light centrefold. Extremely rare. (P)AVAILABLE at A$600

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Central Bank of China: 500000 Yuan 1949 P-424a Slabbed PMG Gem UNC 66 EPQ.SOLD at A$100

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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
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