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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY, GENERAL

    Lot 873
    Estimate: $150

    1912 (1st Jul) cover to Canada bearing an adhesive from each State, additional Victoria, cancelled at Sydney. Attractive

     

    Lot 874
    Estimate: $250

    1913 (27th Oct) registered cover to Canada bearing First Wmk 4d Orange - short corner perf, tied by Brisbane cds in violet, red/black label, transit and arrival backstamps, paying 1d rate Żoz British Empire + 3d registration

     

    Lot 875
    Estimate: $200

    1917 (16th Dec) OAS cover to 'Lieut W.P. Heslop' at London from his brother, cancelled with Field Post Office 'D.C.1.' cds of 1st Australian Infantry Division, at Messine Flanders. [Besides being a noted stamp collector and doctor, Heslop was an original R.A.A.F. member. In 1916, flying over Point Cook, Dr Heslop was dropping bricks onto targets due to a shortage of practice bombs]

     

    Lot 876
    Estimate: $75T

    1925 (12th Dec) registered cover Adelaide to Hawaii with red label, bearing Third Wmk 6d Chestnut, Honolulu arrival backstamp, paying 3d 1oz foreign rate + 3d registration, slight toning

     

    Lot 877
    Estimate: $200

    1929 (14th Oct) cover W.A. to Auckland bearing 1Żd and 3d, framed cachet in black 'UNDERPAID/FOR AERIAL SERVICE', flap fault

     

    Lot 878
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1930 (27th Feb) cover (opened-out for display) Melbourne to U.K. endorsed 'By Air mail' and with tied airmail etiquette but carried by sea, handstamped 'DAMAGED BY FIRE/ON/S.S. COMORIN' applied to P.O. label. The fire occurred before re-embarkation at Colombo

     

    Lot 879
    Estimate: $150

    1930 U.K. 'Returned Postal Packet' envelope adapted as 'ambulance' cover for return of "Comorin" victim showing very fine framed 'DAMAGED BY SEA WATER/ON/S.S. COMORIN.' and with 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/ADELAIDE' arrival datestamp (23rd May) in red

     

    Lot 880
    Estimate: $200

    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 881
    Estimate: $100

    1937 (5th Jun) 'BRICO' piston rings advertising cover flown Sydney to Coventry bearing 1/6d Hermes + 1d QE paying Żoz airmail rate + 1d Late Fee

     

    Lot 882
    Estimate: $150

    1937 (9th 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 883
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1938 (1st Apr) Officially Registered at NSW 150th Anniversary Philatelic Exhibition, endorsed 'TAX 6d/(initials)/supposed to Contain/Coin', pair of 1922-30 Third Wmk 3d dues affixed and tied by neat 6.4.38 Jamberoo cds

     

    Lot 884
    Estimate: $100

    1939 (13th Jan) cover flown Charleville West to Auckland bearing KGV 5d, framed 'AERIAL SERVICE/COMPLETED SYDNEY' in violet, mail sent by sea to NZ

     

    Lot 885
    Estimate: $100

    1945 (2nd Oct) underpaid cover Melbourne to New York bearing 1/6d Hermes, framed 'Insufficiently Paid for/Transmission by Air Mail.' in red

     

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