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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY, INSTRUCTIONAL MARKINGS

    Lot 833
    Estimate: $175

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

     

    Lot 834
    Estimate: $125

    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 835
    Estimate: $150

    1930 (24 Jun) mourning cover to USA, mss. 'By Air Mail' crossed-out bearing 1d Sturt (4) tied by Melbourne machine cancel, Sydney cds on reverse together with framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID/ FOR AIR MAIL SERVICE' in red, also British Consulate receiving handstamp of 21.7.1930'. Unusual example of paying the internal airmail rate to Sydney and underpaying the surface carriage to USA, though sent as privilege consular mail

     

    Lot 836
    Estimate: $100

    1935 (31 Dec) U.K. to Melbourne 'City of Khartoum' crash cover, with cachets (2 - one complete) in violet 'RECEIVED AT G.P.O. MELBOURNE/DAMAGED BY WATER', AAMC 575

     

    Lot 837
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1937 (28 Dec) OHMS flapless cover Perth to London underpaid for airmail rate by 1/1d bearing KGV 5d, mss. 'T260' in blue crayon and framed Foreign Section 'MORE TO PAY' cachet with mss. '2/2' deleted with red crayon as item had travelled by sea

     

    Lot 838
    Estimate: $80

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

     

    Lot 839
    Estimate: $80

    1945 (2 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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