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    Lot 866
    Estimate: $600T

    1914 (Feb) registered cover to Boston bearing 1d and Queensland 1/- paying 2oz letter rate + 3d registration to USA, overpaid by 1d, black/red Sydney label, framed U.S. customs cachet, arrival backstamps


    Lot 867
    Estimate: $750

    1915 (Jun) envelope fashioned from Official Military form (foxed), endorsed '1st Australian Div/In Action', Censor handstamp upper right superimposed over which is '1ST AUST.DIV. FIELD P.O' cds then in use at Gallipoli, remarkably addressed to Fiji where backstamped upon arrival (10 AUG 15). Extraordinary item from this legendary Campaign


    Lot 868
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $625

    1927 (31 Jan) cover from U.S. to Portland (Vic) underfranked at 2c and with U.S. and Victoria tax markings, latter for 3d and with Third wmk 3d and KGV d orange affixed in taxing and tied by M.O.O. Portland cds (8 MR 27). Rare and attractive combination of Postage Due and regular stamp issue for taxing


    Lot 869
    Estimate: $700

    1930 (1 Jan) interbank passbook savings envelope used Melbourne to Ormond showing framed 'DAMAGED BY FIRE/IN LETTER RECEIVER' and unframed 'DAMAGED BY/WATER' in black. Very rare


    Lot 870
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $280

    1932 (10 June) OHMS cover flown Port Hedland to Perth bearing KGV 1d punctured 'OS' + 6d Sepia Air optd 'OS' (2). Scarce combination paying triple domestic airmail rate


    Lot 871
    Estimate: $400

    1934 (24 Jan) real photo postcard (Botanical Gardens, Brisbane) Brisbane to Germany bearing 2d + 6d tied by Brisbane slogan for 8d postcard rate via Karachi-Italy (where air service concluded). Fine example of a rare rate


    Lot 872
    Estimate: $150

    1936 (2 Dec) commercial registered cover Sydney to Germany bearing 6d Large Kookaburra and showing unusual handstamped 'Per R.M.S. 'STRATHNAVER'/Supplementary Mail/Via Fremantle.' with 'REGISTERED' below, backstamped Sydney and on arrival


    Lot 873
    Estimate: $350

    1937 (28 Jun) airmail cover Newcastle to U.S. endorsed 'Australia/Hong Kong/& U.S.A./Air Mail' bearing attractive composition for the scarce 4/8d oz rate, backstamped Sydney, Hong Kong


    Lot 874
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    c.1940's part of censor cover bearing Robes 5/-, 10/-, 1/- Lyrebird and 1/6d Hermes tied by two strikes of 'Director of Military Operations/and Intelligence' in violet, censor label on reverse


    Lot 875
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    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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