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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 1140
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $340

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

     

    Lot 1141
    Estimate: $150

    1915 (4 Aug) registered cover to Ireland with South Australian large label handstamped 'KOORINGA', KGV 1d Red (4) tied by cds

     

    Lot 1142
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $180

    1916 (3 Jul) cover Brisbane to Holland at printed matter rate bearing KGV 1d red, attractive

     

    Lot 1143
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $135

    1917 (19 Mar) use of GB 2d Registered Envelope (small faults) with Australian Imperial Force registration label from FPO HC1 (La Motte au Bois, France)

     

    Lot 1144
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $160

    1918 (9 Mar) use of 4d Orange Reg'd Envelope uprated with KGV 4d Pale Buff-Orange from Moonee Ponds, paying double letter rate to New York, attractive

     

    Lot 1145
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $220

    1922 (16 Oct) OHMS registered from Pingelly, WA, to Chidlow, unclaimed, re-registered at Perth for return, franked punctured 'OS' KGV 2d Dull Orange (2) and Kangaroo 3d Olive (slight fault), attractive

     

    Lot 1146
    Estimate: $300

    Cover/postcard group comprising 1928 covers to Perth from Carnarvon, Derby and Port Hedland with rectangular 'FORWARD/BY AIR MAIL' cachet, 1939 airmail cover Sydney to Argentina rated at 2/3d for oz rate, 1946 Peace set on regd OHMS cover to USA, postcards (3, two with Japanese inscriptions), Sth Australia 1907 cover with Southern Railway backstamp, Austria 1922 PPC to Adelaide with 'CALLED TO POS...', and framed 'NOT KNOWN/LETTER CARRIER/ADELAIDE', mixed condition (10 items)

     

    Lot 1147
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1929 (29 Oct) cover flown Hay to Melbourne bearing 3d Air (2) + KGV 1d (2), 'Blue Angel' vignettes affixed both sides, weak strike of framed 'FORWARDED/BY AIRMAIL' (latest recorded use from Hay) and straight-line 'PER AERIAL MAIL' both sides, minor creasing

     

    Lot 1148
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Commercial airmails to overseas destinations collection in album, mostly 1930s-50s including Canada 1938 'all-up' 5d rate, Czechoslovakia 1951 registered, Dutch New Guinea, East Germany, Fiji 1950 9d rate, French India 1948, Germany 1938 3/5d rate, GB 11/3d meter and 1/- postcard rates, Hungary 1950 3/- double rate, India 1939 1/1d and 1949 1/- rates, Japan, Jugoslavia 1939 registered, Malaya 1940 9d and postwar 1/- rates for Kedah, Perak, Selangor, Norway 1956 4/- rate, Solomons various meter 5d to 3/- rates, Sweden 1945 1/6d superb 'O.A.T.', U.S. 1938 2/2d and higher later 'Clipper' rates etc, odd fault, mostly good commercial quality (142)

     

    Lot 1149
    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 1150
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $130

    1930 (24 Jun) mourning cover Melbourne to USA, mss. 'By Air Mail' crossed-out bearing 1d Sturt (4), framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID/FOR AIR MAIL SERVICE' in red, also British Consulate receiving handstamp of 21.7.1930'. Unusual example of internal airmail rate to Sydney and surface carriage to USA

     

    Lot 1151
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $260

    1932 (12 Sep) cover to UK showing fine Perth 'OBSERVE SUNDAY' slogan, in use for one week before being withdrawn as unconstitutional. A rare slogan and only the second seen by us from WA

     

    Lot 1152
    Estimate: $100

    1935 (16 Apr) airmail cover Brisbane to Ceylon bearing 1/6d (2) and 6d paying scarce triple rate

     

    Lot 1153
    Estimate: $100

    1936 envelope with enclosure to UK bearing KGV 1d, '1' cds, 1956 aerogramme to UK with 'PAQUEBOT' handstamp, 1964 commercial cover to NZ with NZ 1d (2) and 6d tied by paquebot cds with three strikes of 'PAQUEBOT MAIL/M.V. 'WAIRIMU' ', also 2 stamps, (3 covers)

     

    Lot 1154
    Estimate: $175T

    1936 (24 Feb) 'Orion' picture postcard flown Riverview to Moggill, postponed Jubilee firing, red vignette affixed and cacheted including 'MAIL DAMAGED/BY WATER' in red

     

    Lot 1155
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $440

    1936 (14 Apr) cover to London bearing Kangaroo 5/- and 2/- (2) and KGV 1d tied by Sydney Late Fee machine cancel or Air Mail cds. Attractive example of the 9/- sextuple airmail rate (2-3oz) plus 1d Late fee

     

    Lot 1156
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $160

    1936 (23 Oct) cover Sydney to Port Said addressed to a passenger aboard R.M.S. 'Orantes' bearing 1/6d Hermes underpaying the airmail rate by 1d, thus framed 'T/(mss. 20)/CENTIMES' and pen-framed mss. '2d', Egypt 8m affixed and cancelled, backstamps of Cairo and Port Said

     

    Lot 1157
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $125

    1936 (31 Dec) and 1937 (10 Sep) air covers from Sydney to Gothenburg, Sweden via Greece, bearing Roo 2/- and KGV 2d, or Roo 2/- and KGVI 3d (Die Ia) respectively> Walker records rate as 2/1d

     

    Lot 1158
    Estimate: $100

    1936 (26 Dec) illustrated Scout Jamboree cover, 'SCOUTS CENTENARY CORROBOREE/BELAIR S.A.' cds

     

    Lot 1159
    Estimate: $100

    c.1940s part of censor cover bearing Robes 5/- and 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 1160
    Estimate: $100

    1940 clipper mail to UK at 5/10d rate or to USA at 4/- or 8/- rates, (3)

     

    Lot 1161
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $80

    1940 (1 Aug) illustrated cover to USA printed for 'Schooner Yankee/Third World Cruise', with AIF 1d and 2d tied by 'THURSDAY ISLAND/QUEENSLAND' cds, arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 1162
    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

     

    Lot 1163
    Estimate: $60

    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

     

    Lot 1164
    Estimate: $125

    1975 (5 Jan) use of OHMS (free) Electoral Papers envelope Perth to Rockingham showing fine boxed 'DAMAGED BY FIRE' in violet. Rare

     

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