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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY, GENERAL

    Lot 550
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $125

    1916 (29 Nov) cover Brisbane to U.S.A. bearing KGV 1d Red, handstamped ''Printed Matter.'' with original enclosure (pristine condition) for ''W.H. Robinson'' 10 page price list of world stamps, including mint Kangaroos and KGV at face value(!), cover with minor blemishes

     

    Lot 551
    Estimate: $150

    1928 (21 Dec) official use of printed illustrated 'COMMONWEALTH RAILWAYS' envelope at Melbourne, bearing KGV 1d Red tied by 'POST XMAS/MAIL EARLY' machine-slogan postmark, minor blemishes

     

    Lot 552
    Estimate: $75

    1932 (10 Jan) photo-type PPC bearing KGV 1d tied by dubious large 35mm 'HAWTHORN/VIC' datestamp

     

    Lot 553
    Estimate: $125

    1936 (25 Nov) KGV 1d Green affixed to 'The Australian Sunday Visitor' newspaper, used Sydney to France, minor soiling. Seldom seen use paying the 1d newspaper rate

     

    Lot 554
    Estimate: $80

    1937 (5 Jun) 'BRICO' piston rings advertising cover flown Sydney to Coventry bearing 1/6d Hermes + 1d QE paying oz airmail rate + 1d late fee. Attractive

     

    Lot 555
    Estimate: $175

    1938 (26 Jan) commemorative 'Australia Day' cover by Robert Haslem (an improvisation of his 1938 4d Koala FDC) registered at Nar-Nar-Goon (Vic), with inscription indicating 'Narnargoon' means Koala or Native Bear. Rare

     

    Lot 556
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    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. Although adhesives faulty due to machine cancelling, a remarkable example of the 5/10d sextuple rate

     

    Lot 557
    Estimate: $200

    1941-53 selection comprising censored Sydney to Manila (flapless), registered Launceston to Sierra Leone bearing 5d, 1944 censored surface mail cover Clare to Iceland, 1953 registered Express airmail cover Victoria to Bangkok bearing 2/- and 1/6d, also slightly reduced 1897 registered cover Melbourne to Germany bearing 9d, mixed condition (5)

     

    Lot 558
    Estimate: $125

    1945 (9 Aug) pair of covers bearing 1d and 2d used Sydney to New York with framed cachets in violet 'ORIGINALS/TO BE SENT BY 1st MAIL' and 'DUPLICATES/TO BE SENT BY 2nd MAIL'. Unusual duo

     

    Lot 559
    Estimate: $75

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

     

    Lot 560
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1954 (24 Feb) use of KGVI 1/0d Registered Envelope uprated with 4d Scarlet, used Canberra to Argentina. Scarce franking/destination

     

    Lot 561
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $210

    1963 (14 Aug) registered airmail cover to Switzerland bearing 9d Animal + 3/- Flower and 5/- Cattle on white intermediate paper tied by Peterhead (S.A.) datestamp, Peterhead, Adelaide, Sydney and Thun backstamps, minor blemishes. The 5/- intermediate paper on cover is scarce

     

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