Volume 3 Issue 3

V3N3 LES DARCY

In this issue

Two historic representations of Australia’s great turn-of-the-century boxing Champion, Les Darcy, show why the nation was grief-stricken when this tough, dashing, likeable young former blacksmith died unexpectedly in America, aged only 21 years.

News & Editorial

  • Editorial – Exciting Publication First – Rabaul War Report
  • ASP P-Stamp & Special Cover News
  • Wagga SC’s Groovy Cover
  • Hepburn Stamp Fetches AU$120,000
  • “ANZ Stamps” Emerges – Old Store Under A New Name
  • Les Darcy – A Nation Wept When He Died – John Leah
  • Jail In Jugoslavia – Then A Crash In A Bali Banana Planation – By Brian Peace
  • Aussie Navy Grabs Rabaul In German New Guinea 1914 – Clarrie Hall presents the German Postmaster’s report! More Details
  • Pig Iron Bob Declares Oz At War
  • Know What To Look For And You Can Find ‘Em – Sean Lacey with more on Flaws & Varieties
  • Smithy Confronts His Demons – Kingsford Smith Part 17 – By John Leah
  • Two Australian Motoring Firsts – With a Kiwi Favourite – Christopher Moor
  • On Doit Rechercher La Cause – The Concorde Crash Report
  • Titanic Treasure – Part 1 – By Sandy Johnstone More Details
  • Marilyn Pt II – Playwright To President To Phenobarbitones – John Leah
  • Natal: A Snapshot Of The Old Empire – Ashley Cotter-Cairns
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