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ANTARCTICA POSTCARDS,
QSL CARDS
& POST CARDS
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ANTARCTICA POSTCARDS & ANTARCTIC POST CARDS
ANTARCTIQUE / Antarktida / Antarktidë / ANTARKTIK /
 Antarktika / Antarktis / Antartaice / ANTÁRTIDA /
 
ANTARTIDE / Etelämanner / Антарктыда / Антарктыда /
南极洲 / Ανταρκτική / अंटार्कटिका / 南極大陸 / 남극 대륙 /

 
"4K1AFM" shortwave (10.1 MHz QSL card from an Antarctic Expedition to Russian Novolazarevskaya Station (Станция Новолазаревская) used October 1991 by operator Mikhail Fokin. Separated from the coast of Queen Maud Land by the Lazarev Ice Shelf. Maximum population of the base is 70. Two tiny spots of wear on the top edge & a tiny corner crease, penguin in front design. Front shown left. $4.50 ar. Same, but for a November 1991 contact, trivial upper corner wear, otherwise excellent condition. Back shown right. $5.00 ar ILLUSTRATIONS ADDED RECENTLY

"4K1D" QSL card for Novolazarevskaya Base, penguin drawing on front, form not filled in, penned X over all the front, back has lengthy handwritten message inviting the recipient to join the Friendship Worldwide Radio Club, giving costs & mailing address in Israel. Paper clip indent at top, top corner crease. $4.00 ar ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

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Antarctica_4K2PGO-200_small.jpg Antarctica QSL card available from LotsOfCovers.com"4K2PGO" colorful Heyss Island (Остров Хейса, in Franz Joseph Land) QSL card from the USSR Geophysical Observatory there, used July 1991, excellent condition. We have also seen this island spelled Heiss when referring to the Krenkel hydrometeorological station there. Shown. $5.00 amr. Same but used August 1991, excellent condition. $5.00 amr




"Antarctica" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed APR 28 1965 from Madill Oklahoma, minor wear to 2 corners. $1.50 a
NEW / NOV / ÚJ





"ANTARCTICA / Curtiss Wright T32 Condor, 1933" with artwork also depicting a whale jumping, unused continental postcard in vertical format, 2 tiny corner creases. Significant because the biplane could be fitted with skis to operate from snow or ice, or with pontoons to operate as a seaplane. $1.00 a ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY


"Antarctica. / Combination of old and / modern transportation" including a dog sled in the foreground, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1962 from Winthrop Washington, minor wear to one bottom corner, slight curl to the paper. $2.25 ad

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"Antarctica. / Emperor Penguins gather / round a swimming hole." well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 from Graham Washington, slight curl to the paper, trivial wear to the upper corners. $2.00 ab








"Antarctica / First Antarctic / Flight December / 20 1928 / Lockheed Vega" including Weddell seals in the foreground art, unused continental post card, 2 tiny corner bumps. $1.25 a ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY







"ANTARCTICA / First / flight to the South Pole - Nov. 28, 1929 / Ford Trimotor" artwork in vertical format includes penguins in the art, unused continental post card, tiny corner crease & a tiny corner bump. $1.25 a ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY


"Antarctica / U. S. Navy ships tie up to / an ice shelf on the Weddell Sea" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 from Ocean Park Washington, short internal crease from the top edge, a little light toning near the top of the back. $2.50 as(m)

"BELLINGSHAUSEN / 4K1F" shortwave (10 MHZ) QSL card used at the Russian Antarctic Base in 1994 by Ukrainian operator Yuri Chernikov. Penguin & simple map for location (South Shetland Islands, claimed by the UK as part of British Antarctic Territory & by Chile) on front, inconspicuous internal crease from the left front edge. $5.00 abr ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

Antarctica_HL5BDS-200_small.jpg Antarctica QSL post cards available from Judnick.com
"HL1ASS" continental shortwave (28 MHz) QSL postcard used 1989 by operator Hahn Dong-Hee at the Korean Antarctic Station on King George Island (South Shetlands, British Antarctic Territory). View on front is a Jeju / Jejoo Island landscape done by artist Park Zin-Kyung. Call sign on back is HL5BDS. Two tiny corner creases & a tiny ding in one edge.
Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 kbaa


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"LU 1 ZA" Base Naval Orcadas shortwave (28 MHz) QSL card used 1987 by operator Dalmacio, a little wear along the right front edge. The location is a permanent Argentine naval base on Laurie Island, South Orkneys, part of the British Antarctic Territory (formerly a Falkland Islands Dependency) since 1962, and long disputed by Argentina. Seldom seen & most unusual. $10.00 m(a)baa

  Argentina_LU1ZC-200_small.jpg Antarctic QSL card available from Judnick.com 
"LU1ZC" Destacamento Naval Decepcion QSL viewcard in 2 panels, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Deception Navy Attachment & giving its history in some detail, also providing information about the Radio Amateur Auxiliary Service of the Navy & the Argentine Group of CW - GACW. Deception is an island in the South Shetland Islands near Antarctica. Their sovereignty is disputed by Great Britain (who claims them as part of the British Antarctic Territory), Chile (who claims them as part of Antártica Chilena Province), & Argentina. One corner has 2 long creases. Rare & exceptionally interesting.
Sold but 2 sides shown still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $3.00 bcaam(a)





"LU2DCJ" Argentinean QSL card
with map publicizing that country's claims to Islas Shetlands de Sur, Islas Malvinas, Islas Orcadas del Sur, Argentinean Antarctic Territory, etc.; used 1954 by operator Roberto P. Reckinger, tiny upper corner crease, paper starting to yellow with age. The Argentinean map calls out their provinces & call sign abbreviations. A lot of detail! $5.00 fmaa






"LU6AX" Buenos Aires Argentina QSL card with map publicizing that country's claims to Islas Shetlands de Sur, Islas Malvinas, Islas Orcadas del Sur, Argentinean Antarctic Territory, etc.; used 1949 by operator Luis M. Persico. The Argentinean map calls out their provinces & call sign abbreviations. A lot of detail! $5.00 fmaa

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"NORTHROP GAMMA / POLAR STAR / FIRST TRANS-POLAR FLIGHT / Antarctica" with a map calling out several locations & artwork depicting the aircraft, unused   continental postcard in vertical format, interesting details on back, tiny corner crease. $1.25 am
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"South Shetland Islands / The 16th Polish Antarctic Expedition / HF0POL" shortwave (28 MHz) QSL card documenting 2 contacts by operator Zbigniew Kulczak in 1992. The Polish station, on Admiralty Bay of King George Island, conducts biological, meteorological & geophysical research on a year-round basis, coordinated by the Institute of Ecology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. $6.00 aemp

TRANSGLOBE EXPEDITION (United Kingdom). Continental-size black & white photo showing its DeHavilland Canada DHC-6 with Chubb & Mobil logos on it, exemplary focus & contrast. This airplane was the first Twin Otter on the British Aircraft Register, and saw duty in the Arctic & Antarctic. Rare. $7.50 a(p)uaa NEW / NOV / ÚJ




Unused continental
size Soviet postal card with Antarctic illustration has sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 a

NorfolkIsland_VK9NS-200_small.jpg Antarctic QSL cards available from Judnick.com"VK9NS" Norfolk Island QSL card used 1991 by operator J. B. Smith, excellent condition. Attractive front has the Heard Island DX Association logo in blue & a large drawing in silver of the Heard Island Cormorant. [That threatened bird is also known as the Crozet shag & the Antarctic blue-eyed shag.] $5.00 nbae

"VP8GAV" shortwave (10 MHz) QSL viewcard used 1992 at Faraday Base on Galindez Island (Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago). The oldest permanently occupied base in Antarctica, known for its stunning scenery, is now simply called Faraday Antarctica. $7.50 a NEW / NOV / ÚJ









"WF-31  ADMIRAL BYRD'S POLAR SHIP, 'THE CITY OF NEW YORK' / CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR" in 1933, mailed much later at Wadsworth Illinois.
$3.25 aes(s)


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ANTARCTIC CROSS-REFERENCES
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See also Antarctica topical covers, mostly from expeditions. The one shown here is South African.



See also Australian Antarctic Territory postal history. Shown is a 28 Dec 1954 First Day Covers cancelled at Macquarie Island, with cachet mapping Australian claims.



See also British Antarctic Territory postal history. Shown here is a first day cover for their whale conservation issue of 1977.

See also British Antarctic Territory postcards & QSL cards. Shown above is a 1989 QSL postcard from the Korean Antarctic Station on King George Island, South Shetlands.

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See also
Chilean Antarctic Territory postal history. Shown here cover from General Bernardo O'Higgins Base to Ohio autographed by the Base Comandante & Base Postal Officer.






See also
French Southern & Antarctic Territory postal history.









See also French Southern & Antarctic Territories stamps. Shown is an airmail imperforate & trial color proof.

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See also
Ross Dependency covers. Shown here a
20 DE 78 Scott Base from the Historic Huts Restoration Project of the New Zealand Antarctic Society.

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