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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, MILITARY

    Lot 614
    Estimate: $120

    1918 (4 May) postcard from Switzerland to Canterbury, Melbourne bearing fine and complete 'PASSED BY CENSOR/3/3rd Military District' censor handstamp

     

    Lot 615
    Estimate: $100

    1935 (12 Jun) use of KGV 5d registration envelope, cancelled 'REPAT. GENERAL HOSP. CAULFIELD S.E. 8' cds, blue and black registration label, flap intact, very fine

     

    Lot 616
    Estimate: $180

    1940-42 pair of Gavin registered covers (creases clear of stamps) from Military P.O. Geelong No. 1, two types of cds (superb strikes) and provisional registration labels. A scarce duo (2)

     

    Lot 617
    Estimate: $150

    1940 (16 Jan) window envelope bearing a superb strike of rare Sydney 'SEE/"WE OF THE A.I.F." ' Paid slogan cancel in red, Government produced as a patriotic movie

     

    Lot 618
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1940 (8 Apr) registered cover (No. 10) to Sydney bearing 5d tied by 'MIL. P.O. LYTTON/8AP40/QLD. AUST.' cds (very fine strike on reverse), in use for less than three months

     

    Lot 619
    Estimate: $180

    1940 (Jul) pair of Gavin registered covers (creases clear of stamps) with Military P.O. Bendigo No. 1 or 2 cds and provisional registration labels. A scarce duo (2)

     

    Lot 620
    Estimate: $100

    1941 (28 Aug) registered cover from Cairns intended for airmail to India, correctly franked 1/4d (1/1d half oz. airmail + 3d registration fee), but intercepted by censor and returned, diamond '1/RETURN/TO/SENDER' handstamp, three strikes (one on reverse), and tape applied

     

    Lot 621
    Estimate: $100

    1941 (14 Oct) Gavin registered cover under-franked with d Kangaroo block of 8 (two units folded over to reverse) tied 'MIL. P.O. SEYMOUR No. 30' cds, similarly handstamped provisional registration label (number altered in mss), Postage Due 1d pair affixed in taxing, cover creases clear of stamps

     

    Lot 622
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1943 (3 Aug) Gavin registered cover with superb strike front and reverse of 'MIL. P.O. NORTHFIELD/SOUTH-AUST' cds, manuscript registration label

     

    Lot 623
    Estimate: $120

    1944 (17 Jan) registered cover from Sale to Melbourne at 4d concessional rate, stamps tied by square 'R.A.A.F./POST OFFICE/17 JAN 1944/No. 5215' rubber datestamp in violet, good strikes (reverse as well) for this difficult cancel, permanent registration label

     

    Lot 624
    Estimate: $100

    Thursday Island: 1945 (29 May) stampless official cover from Torres Strait Coast Arty to Melbourne bearing good strike of scarcer 'FIELD P.O./29MY45/094' cds then in use at Thursday Island

     

    Lot 625
    Estimate: $100

    1945 (7 Jul) cover (flap tear) at 3d concessional airmail rate tied by 'FIELD POST OFFICE/7JY45/037' cds in use at Labuan

     

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