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South Pole (Antarctic) Postal History, FDCs and
Polar Philatelic Covers at Deep Discount Prices

         Cacheted postal history, postcards and First Day Covers from 1933 to 1989 are listed on this page. All are in VG to excellent condition unless otherwise noted. 10% discount for three or more; ask about discount on larger quantities.
         Covers are priced cheap to sell fast! Prices are way under dealer prices and considerably under those in McCusker, John Jones, RKA, and Mellone auctions.
         All covers will be sent by first class or Priority Mail. You, the buyer, pay only the exact postage plus 50c per order for packaging and handling.
         To make sure you get what you want, you can e-mail me at SwapMeetDave@aol.com and I'll set aside the items you want and ship them upon receipt of your check or money order. I also accept Pay Pal (pay to my account: SwapMeetDave@aol.com). Send your order with payment to David Ahl, 12 Indian Head Road, Morristown, NJ 07960. Thank you!

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Click on any image to see the cover full size. (Listed in order of country and date)
10/9/33 FDC of Byrd stamp, Scott 733
SP-733: 10/9/33 FDC of Byrd stamp, Scott 733. 1st signed Beverly Hills cachet. Rare. SOLD
2/10/34 FDC of Byrd souvenir sheet, Scott 735a
SP-735a: 2/10/34 FDC of Byrd souvenir sheet top left corner single, Scott 735a. Unusual cachet. SOLD
3/15/35 FDC of Byrd special printing, Scott 768a
SP-768a: 3/15/35 FDC of Byrd special printing, Scott 768a. Margin pair, Beverly Hills cachet. $60.00
3/15/35 FDC of Byrd special printing, Scott 768a
SP-768a: 3/15/35 FDC of Byrd special printing, Scott 768a. Center gutter block, Anderson cachet. $150.00
20 Jan 64, USCG Cutter East Wind, Operation Deep Freeze
SP-EW: 20 Jan 64, USCG Cutter East Wind, Operation Deep Freeze. SOLD
14 Dec 69, USCG Cutter Edisto, Operation Deep Freeze
SP-ED: 14 Dec 69, USCG Cutter Edisto, Operation Deep Freeze. SOLD
23 Jun 81, 20th anniv of Antarctic Treaty.
SP-AT1: 23 Jun 81, 20th anniv of Antarctic Treaty. KMC Venture. $4.00
21 Jun 91, FDC of Scott C130, 30th anniv of Antarctic Treaty.
SP-AT2: 21 Jun 91, FDC of Scott C130, 30th anniv of Antarctic Treaty. SOLD
Christmas dinner menu, 25 Dec 73 SP-MENU. Captain's Message and Christmas Dinner Menu from Naval Support Forces, Antarctica, 1973-1974. Franked with Antarctic Treaty, Amateur Radio, and Antarctic Local Post stamps. Has rubber stamps from Geophysical Observatory, McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctic Airlines, and Local Post Antarctica. On heavy card stock, measures 5½" x 8" folded. An absolutely spectacular piece. (Click on image to see entire menu.) SOLD
26 Feb 57 San Martin Naval Base, Argentina Antartida.
SP02: 26 Feb 57 San Martin Naval Base, Argentina Antartida. $4.00
12 Feb 57 Islas Orgadas, Argentina Antartida.
SP03: 12 Feb 57 Islas Orgadas, Argentina Antartida. $4.00
8 Jan 76 Ship General San Martin, Argentina.
SP04: 8 Jan 76 Ship General San Martin, Argentina. Large rubber backstamp. $5.00
22 Feb 76 m/n Regina Prima, Base Brown, Argentina.
SP05: 22 Feb 76 m/n Regina Prima, Base Brown, Argentina Antartida. $5.00
28 Dec 54 FDC Australian Antarctic stamp at Macquarie Island.
SP06: 28 Dec 54 FDC Australian Antarctic stamp at Macquire Island. $10.00
23 Jan 55 FDC Australian Antarctic stamp at Heard Island.
SP07: 23 Jan 55 FDC Australian Antarctic stamp at Heard Island. Rare! $12.00
11 Dec 57 FDC 2/- Australian Antarctic stamp at Macquire Island.
SP08: 11 Dec 57 FDC 2/- Australian Antarctic stamp at Macquire Island. $12.00
24 Dec 72 Mawson Australian Expedition, signed by 5 scientists.
SP09: 24 Dec 72 Mawson Australian Expedition, signed by 5 scientists. $12.00
25 Dec 75 Australian Expedition, Mawson, Christmas day.
SP10: 25 Dec 75 Australian Expedition, Mawson, Christmas day. $8.00
13 Feb 78 Dick Smith Electronics Antarctic Expedition Flight.
SP11: 13 Feb 78 Dick Smith Electronics Antarctic Expedition Flight. $2.00
8 Dec 79 Abandoned Foundation 41 Antarctic Expedition to Admiralty Mountains, #10 env.
SP12: 8 Dec 79 Abandoned Foundation 41 Antarctic Expedition to Admiralty Mountains, #10 env. SOLD
20 Feb 83 FDC Brazilian Antacrtic Expedition.
SP13: 20 Feb 83 FDC Brazilian Antacrtic Expedition. 7.5-in env. SOLD
1958 Chile Antarctic stamp canceled Semana.
SP15: 1958 Chile Antarctic stamp canceled Semana. Date unclear. $2.50
23 Mar 88 FS Polarstern German Antarctic Expedition.
SP16: 23 Mar 88 German FS Polarstern. Cape Town Paquebot cancel. SOLD
23 Mar 88 FS Polarstern German Antarctic Expedition.
SP17: 23 Mar 88 German FS Polarstern. Cape Town Paquebot cancel. SOLD
15 Apr 80 British Antarctic Territory, 'Penguins'.
SP14: 15 Apr 80 British Antarctic Territory, 'Penguins'. SOLD
22 Jun 84 Thomas Fylkes Polarsirkelen cancel only.
SP18: 22 Jun 84 Thomas Fylkes Polarsirkelen (cancel only, no stamp). $1.00
30 Jan 59 Japanese 3rd Antarctic Expedition.
SP19: 30 Jan 59 Japanese 3rd Antarctic Observation. Canceled at Soya Provisional Post Office. SOLD
23 Jun 74 Russian Antarctic Expedition.
SP20: 23 Jun 74 Russian Antarctic Expedition, Bellingshausden Sta. $6.00
20 Jan 59 First Trans-Antarctic Crossing.
SP21: 20 Jan 59 First Trans-Antarctic Crossing.
Scott Base, Ross Dependency, NZ. SOLD
18 Jan 72 FDC Ross Dependency definitives.
SP25: 18 Jan 72 First Day Cover, Ross
Dependency set of 6 definitives. SOLD
13 Oct 63 Campbell Island NZ Antarctic Research Sta.
SP22: 13 Oct 63 Campbell Island NZ Antarctic Research Sta. SOLD
22 Feb 65 Scott Base '64-65 NZ Antarctic Expedition.
SP23: 22 Feb 65 Scott Base '64-65 NZ Antarctic Expedition. SOLD
18 Dec 70 Operation Deep Freeze USCGC Staten Island.
SP24: 18 Dec 70 Operation Deep Freeze, USCGC Staten Island. SOLD
28 Feb 72 Campbell Island NZ, 1971 Christmas stamp.
SP26: 28 Feb 72 Campbell Island NZ, 1971 Christmas stamp. SOLD
30 Oct 72 Antarctic Treaty Meeting, NZ.
SP27: 30 Oct 72 Antarctic Treaty Meeting, NZ. SOLD
30 Oct 72 Antarctic Treaty Meeting, NZ.
SP28: 30 Oct 72 Antarctic Treaty Meeting, NZ. $1.00
25 Dec 73 Christmas at Campbell Island, NZ.
SP29: 25 Dec 73 Christmas at Campbell Island. SOLD
25 Dec 73 Christmas at Campbell Island, NZ.
SP30: 25 Dec 73 Christmas at Campbell Island. SOLD
7 Nov 74 Stewart Island, NZ.
SP31: 7 Nov 74 Stewart Island, NZ. SOLD
27 Dec 74 Event 21, Cape Evans Historic Huts, signed.
SP32: 27 Dec 74 Cape Evans Historic Huts, signed. $2.00
24 Jan 75 Campbell Island, NZ.
SP33: 24 Jan 75 Campbell Island, NZ. SOLD
15 Jan 76 Auckland Island, NZ.
SP34: 15 Jan 76 Auckland Island, NZ. SOLD
2 Dec 77 Scott Base, Ross Dependency, NZ.
SP35: 2 Dec 77 Scott Base, Ross Dependency, NZ. $2.00
Early Ross Dependency, NZ Collection:
Includes 20 stamps from 1957 definitive issue through 1982 pictorials, First Day Covers of most stamps through 1994 wildlife issue, 22 event covers (some signed by expedition members or pilots), Greenpeace protest cover and related article. Would make a wonderful single-frame exhibit or could serve as the basis for a complete Ross Dependency collection (later material is readily available). Ask for details. SOLD

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