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Note: all prices are in Australian dollars and include postage and packaging.

 

Adelaide Stampex 2010
20-22 August 2010

Cover 14a
$15

Adelaide Stampex 2010: Souvenir Commemorative Minisheet on cover, hand cancelled with the Polar Pictorial Postmarker on Saturday 21st August 2010.

The Minisheet shows an image of the River Torrens and the Adelaide city skyline. The stamps in the minisheet reflect two of the show’s themes – polar and historical philately – and the minisheet features the Adelaide Stampex 2010 logo. The polar stamp is the $2.05 International stamp from the AAT Poles and Glaciers issue (4th March 2009). The stamp design uses a photograph of a magnificent jade iceberg by Karl Rollings. The historical stamp is the 60¢ Burke & Wills Crossing Australia stamp issued on 3rd August 2010.

South Georgia – Shackleton Definitives
Issued 14 August 2009
on cover and postcards

Cover 15a
$15

Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-antarctic Expedition: Cover with cachet showing the launching of the James Caird from Elephant Island on 24th April 1916, as well as the 65p stamp with the same illustration. The stamp was hand cancelled at the South Georgia Post Office, King Edward Point, Cumberland Bay on 2nd September 2010. On the reverse of the cover is an impression of cachet SG-CH22 (Youle 2010), which is located at the Post Office at King Edward Point.

On Saturday 2nd September 1916, 94 years earlier, the expeditioners from Elephant Island were spending their last night on board the rescue vessel Yelcho, which arrived at Punta Arenas, Chile at 11.30 am on Sunday 3rd September 1916. Here they were “welcomed by a crowd of frantically cheering people & the Naval Band playing the Chilean anthem re Pardo” (excerpt from Frank Hurley’s diary).


Cachet on reverse of cover

Postcard 15b
$10

Postcard entitled “The Long, Long Night”. Photograph by Frank Hurley, reproduced as a postcard by the Royal Geographical Society from their Picture Library, RGSpc6.

On the reverse of the postcard is the 65p “Launching James Caird” stamp postmarked on 02 SE 10, and the cachet from King Edward Point as described in Cover 15a. Details about the postcard and the printer are found at the base of the postcard.

Postcard 15c
$10

Postcard entitled “Cheering the Relief Boat”. Photograph by Frank Hurley, reproduced as a postcard by the Royal Geographical Society from their Picture Library, RGSpc15.

On the reverse of the postcard is the 65p “Launching James Caird” stamp postmarked on 02 SE 10, and the cachet from King Edward Point as described in Cover 15a. Details about the postcard and the printer are illustrated below the postcard.

Postcard 15d
$10

Postcard entitled: “The end.” Photograph by Frank Hurley, reproduced as a postcard by the Royal Geographical Society from their Picture Library, RGSpc10.

On the reverse of the postcard is the postmarked 55p stamp “Endurance trapped in ice” and the cachet from King Edward Point is as shown for Postcard 15c . Details about the postcard and the printer are illustrated below the postcard.

Postcard 15e


$10

Postcard entitled “Endurance enters the pack ice”. Photograph by Frank Hurley, reproduced as a postcard by the Royal Geographical Society from their Picture Library, RGSpc2.

On the reverse of the postcard is the postmarked 55p stamp “Endurance trapped in ice” postmarked on 02 SE 10. The cachet from King Edward Point is as described in Cover 15a. Details about the postcard and the printer are found at the base.

Postcard 15f
$10

Postcard entitled “A pressure ridge”. Photograph by Frank Hurley, reproduced as a postcard by the Royal Geographical Society from their Picture Library, RGSpc3.

On the reverse of the postcard is the postmarked 55p stamp “Endurance trapped in ice” postmarked on 02 SE 10. The cachet from King Edward Point and the stamp are as illustrated in Postcard 15e. Details about the postcard and the printer are illustrated below the postcard.

Postcard 15g


$10

Postcard entitled “Endurance under full sail”. Photograph by Frank Hurley, reproduced as a postcard by the Royal Geographical Society from their Picture Library, RGSpc4.

On the reverse of the postcard is the postmarked 55p stamp “Endurance trapped in ice” postmarked on 02 SE 10. The cachet from King Edward Point and the stamp are as illustrated in Postcard 15e. Details about the postcard and the printer are illustrated below the postcard.

Postcard 15h
$10

Postcard entitled “Endurance in the ice pack”. Photograph by Frank Hurley, reproduced as a postcard by the Royal Geographical Society from their Picture Library, RGSpc5.

On the reverse of the postcard is the postmarked 55p stamp “Endurance trapped in ice” postmarked on 02 SE 10. The cachet from King Edward Point and the stamp are as illustrated in Postcard 15e. Details about the postcard and the printer are illustrated below the postcard.

Postcard 15i
$10

Postcard entitled “The End”. Photograph by Frank Hurley, reproduced as a postcard by the Royal Geographical Society from their Picture Library, RGSpc10.

On the reverse of the postcard is the postmarked 55p stamp “Endurance trapped in ice” postmarked on 02 SE 10. The cachet from King Edward Point and the stamp are as illustrated in Postcard 15e. Details about the postcard and the printer are illustrated below the postcard

Postcard 15j
$10

Postcard entitled “Ocean Camp”. Photograph by Frank Hurley, reproduced as a postcard by the Royal Geographical Society from their Picture Library, RGSpc12.

On the reverse of the postcard is the postmarked 55p stamp “Endurance trapped in ice” postmarked on 02 SE 10. The cachet from King Edward Point and the stamp are as illustrated in Postcard 15e. Details about the postcard and the printer are illustrated below the postcard.

Postcard 15k
$10

Postcard entitled “Hurley and Shackleton”. Photograph by Frank Hurley, reproduced as a postcard by the Royal Geographical Society from their Picture Library, RGSpc11.

On the reverse of the postcard is the postmarked 55p stamp “Endurance trapped in ice” postmarked on 02 SE 10. The cachet from King Edward Point and the stamp are as illustrated in Postcard 15e. Details about the postcard and the printer are illustrated below the postcard.


Postcard 15l
$10

Postcard of Sir Ernest Shackleton outside the Royal Geographical Society, London. Shackleton was appointed as an unpaid agent of the Post Office for the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1920-22 and was provided with a stock of stamps and a canceller by the Royal Mail. Insert: Proof strike of the Expedition cancel on two George V 10/- ‘Seahorse’ stamps with Gough Island cachets. The postcard was produced by the Polar Postal History Society of Great Britain to commemorate the Society’s participation in the London Festival of Stamps – International Stamp Exhibition 8th to 15th May 2010.

On the reverse of the postcard are two 27p (Wild, Shackleton, Marshall & Adams – Nimrod 1907) and one 1p (Shackleton aged 11) stamps postmarked on 02 SE 10. The blue cachet from King Edward Point is as described in Cover 15a. The black cachet depicts an albatross which is common to all the regions represented by all four Societies named on the cachet, i.e., the Polar Postal History Society of Great Britain; Pitcairn Islands Study Group; St Helena, Ascension, Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society; and Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group.

Postcard 15m
$10

Postcard as per Postcard 15l. On the reverse of the postcard is a 55p (Endurance trapped in ice) stamp postmarked on 02 SE 10. The blue cachet from King Edward Point is as described in Cover 15a. The black cachet is as described in Postcard 15m.

Postcard 15n
$10



Postcard as per Postcard 15l. On the reverse of the postcard is a 65p (Launching James Caird) stamp postmarked on 02 SE 10. The blue cachet from King Edward Point is as described in Cover 15a. The black cachet is as described in Postcard 15m.
Postcard 15o
$10



Postcard as per Postcard 15l. On the reverse of the postcard is a 90p (Crean, Shackleton & Worsley after crossing South Georgia) stamp postmarked on 02 SE 10. The blue cachet from King Edward Point is as described in Cover 15a. The black cachet is as described in Postcard 15m.

 


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