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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY, OVERSEAS AIRMAIL COVERS BY RATE

    Lot 826
    Estimate: $200T

    Single Rate: 1935 (20 Aug) cover Melbourne to Egypt at uncommon 1/7d Żoz airmail rate, backstamped Alexandria, Port Said

     

    Lot 827
    Estimate: $200T

    Single Rate: 1935 (25 Nov) cover (opened at left) Coolamon (N.S.W.) to Canada at uncommon 2/1d Żoz full airmail service rate via U.K. and U.S.

     

    Lot 828
    Estimate: $100

    Single Rate: 1936 (14 Jan) cover flown Melbourne to Sweden via Greece bearing five different adhesives totalling 2/2d paying Żoz airmail rate throughout, Athens and Malmo transit backstamps

     

    Lot 829
    Estimate: $150T

    Single Rate: 1938 (30 Jul) attractive illustrated cover Jamberoo (N.S.W.) to U.K. at 5d Żoz all-up airmail rate

     

    Lot 830
    Estimate: $200T

    Single Rate: 1938 (25 Nov) cover Cunnamulla (Qld) to New York with attractive franking for 1/7d Żoz airmail rate via U.K. where airmail service concluded

     

    Lot 831
    Estimate: $150T

    Single Rate: 1939 (12 Apr) cover Melbourne to India at 5d Żoz all-up airmail rate which is scarce to destinations other than U.K., backstamped Calcutta

     

    Lot 832
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    Single Rate: 1939 (30 May) cover R.A.A.F. Laverton (Vic) originally to Colombo 'India' (Colombo Poste Restante datestamp) at 5d Żoz all-up airmail rate, subsequently redirected to Port Said and London where Postage Due stamps were affixed, finally returned to D.L.O. Melbourne, variety of markings accumulated and condition consistent with misadventure. Rare example of 5d all-up airmail rate to unusual destination - relevant in an Australia, Ceylon, Egypt or G.B. collection

     

    Lot 833
    Estimate: $100

    Single Rate: 1940 (Mar) censored airmail cover Victoria to Italy bearing 6d Sepia Air pair + 9d N.S.W. Sesqui, censor tape at left, arrival backstamp. Attractive Żoz foreign rate

     

    Lot 834
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $420

    Single Rate: 1941 (8 May) censored cover Melbourne to China at 10d Żoz airmail rate via Singapore, backstamped Shanghai

     

    Lot 835
    Estimate: $125T

    Single Rate: 1953 'PMG/Pitcairn Island' airmail cover from Australia bearing 1/- Lyrebird + 1/0Żd tied by indistinct Darwin cds, double-circled arrival datestamp of '6.SEP.53'

     

    Lot 836
    Estimate: $400

    Sextuple Rate: 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

     

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