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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY, COVERS BY STATE

    Lot 792
    Estimate: $125

    New South Sales: 1937 (9 Aug) cover flown Sydney to Port Said, addressed to an officer on the RMS "Comorin" bearing KGVI 2d red (7) underpaying the 1/7d Żoz rate by 5d, framed 'T(mss.100)/CENTIMES' in red and Postage Dues 30m and 10m affixed, cancelled on arrival at Port Said

     

    Lot 793
    Estimate: $450

    New South Wales: 1941 OHMS printed cover (245x150mm) Sydney to London, bearing Robes 10/- (3) + 5/-, endorsed 'Via New Zealand/& USA', diamond censor cachet and 'CALIFORNIA/CLIPPER' in violet. Remarkable example of 5/10d per Żoz x 6 rate, adhesives faulty due to machine cancelling. Interesting

     

    Lot 794
    Estimate: $250

    Queensland: 1935 (19 Aug) cover to Brisbane bearing KGV 2d cancelled with manuscript date and double-oval 'ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH OFFICE/ DAKABIN', the Dakabin being a cable-laying vessel

     

    Lot 795
    Estimate: $100

    Queensland: 1945 (5 Nov) cover to Sydney with yellow/black vignette, adhesive tied by 'MIL.P.O./CAMP CABLE/QLD' cds, concession cachet in violet

     

    Lot 796
    Estimate: $200

    South Australia: 1918 (2 May) cover to Switzerland bearing Kangaroo 5d Chestnut tied by Oodnadatta squared-circle cancel, endorsed at top '2 Letters for enemy country enclosed.', oval censor cachet in violet, Basel arrival backstamp, slight ageing and creasing

     

    Lot 797
    Estimate: $100

    Victoria: 1925 (18 Apr) cover Melbourne to USA bearing Kangaroo Third Wmk 3d Olive Die I punctured 'OS', minor ageing. Late usage

     

    Lot 798
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Victoria: 1937 (30 Sep) two different types of souvenir postcards issued for the first Field Post Office at Eastern Golf Links, one illustrated. Attractive pair

     

    Lot 799
    Estimate: $350

    Western Australia: 1932 (10 June) OHMS cover flown Port Hedland to Perth bearing KGV 1d punctured 'OS' + 6d Sepia Air optd 'OS' (2), paying the 1Żoz triple rate

     

    Lot 800
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    Western Australia: 1933 (22 Apr) cover bearing KGV 5d flown Onslow to Brisbane, black and white 'chequered board' vignette (Frommer 34d), arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 801
    Estimate: $200

    Western Australia: 1935 (Jan) cover Perth to Paris bearing KGV 1d Green + 9d Macarthur, underpaying Żoz rate by 11d, framed 'UNDERPAID/FOR AERIAL SERVICE' in black

     

    Lot 802
    Estimate: $60

    Western Australia: 1959 (18 Mar) souvenir cover flown Perth to Melbourne, signed by pilot Fred Hoinville, Australia's only skywriter, photo and home-made vignette affixed, No. 21 on reverse

     

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