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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 881
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Small group with 1899 OHMS Electoral papers cover-front used at Perth, 1901 reg’d cover Broken Hill to Hobart bearing 2d, endorsed '6d To Pay', 1929 reg’d airmail cover Adelaide to Perth with vignette and 1940 cover flown to Perth bearing 9d Kangaroo tied 'BASE P.O.' cds

     

    Lot 882
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1912 (4 Apr) cover to USA bearing ˝d values from each of the six Colonies tied by Sydney datestamps, minor ageing

     

    Lot 883
    Estimate: $750

    1915 (6 Sep) cover to C.F. Belcher at Entebbe, Uganda, from his brother Norman, bearing rare 'On Active Service/NO STAMPS/AVAILABLE' adhesive label tied by two strikes of 'AUSTRALIAN.IMP.FORCES/BASE/POST OFFICE' datestamp, backstamped Alexandria, Mombasa, Entebbe. The addressee (later 'Sir Charles') was a Victorian who joined the British Colonial Service and became Conveyancer to the Govt of Uganda. This cover is illustrated on p249 in ‘British Empire Campaigns and Occupations in the Near East 1914-1924’ by John Firebrace

     

    Lot 884
    Estimate: $250

    1916 'THURSDAY ISLAND/1/26AUG16' datestamps tying KGV ˝d green and 1d red pair on cover to USA , Brisbane transit cds. Fine and attractive

     

    Lot 885
    Estimate: $250

    1917-65 cover and stationery remainders including underpaid cover to UK bearing 1˝d with 'OFFICIALLY OPENED' labels affixed and G.B. 2d Postage Due affixed and tied, unused lettercards, wrappers (20 items)

     

    Lot 886
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1917 (24 Mar) OHMS cover Hobart to New Norfolk bearing punctured 'T' KGV 1d Carmine-Red, re-addressed on arrival to Kempton with Kangaroo 2d Grey affixed and tied by New Norfolk datestamp

     

    Lot 887
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $340

    1917 (Oct) 1d Trans-Australian Railway envelope from Victoria-Albany with notations on reverse as coming via first trip, (12 Nov) use of 1d envelope with rare purple label on reverse, PPC of ‘ ‘second' through 'down' express ... leaving 396 miles siding', and two printed illustrated envelopes unused, (5 items)

     

    Lot 888
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $180

    1920 (27 Mar) Avis De Reception form bearing Kangaroo Third Wmk 2˝d Indigo tied by oval Perth datestamp, arrival datestamp for Rangiora N.Z. Ex McNess

     

    Lot 889
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1922 (24 Aug) registered cover bearing Kangaroos Third Wmk 3d Olive (2) + KGV 1d Violet + 2d Red, used Sydney to Brisbane, red registration label, slight soiling

     

    Lot 890
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1928 (30 Oct) Melbourne envelope with Kookaburra M/S tied by red and green exhibition cancels to reverse

     

    Lot 891
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $260

    1930s-1940s standard-sized covers accumulation to Masonic Lodge in Brisbane, KGV-KGVI frankings, good range mostly Qld cancels, machine types, slogans and cds's, largely appear surface and printed matter rates of average commercial quality (approx 750)

     

    Lot 892
    Estimate: $450 Realised Price : $550

    1930s-1980s Victoria Official Mail cover accumulation, more than half with 'VG' perfin, wide range of stamp issues, noted Registereds, Certifieds, many and varied Government Depts, diverse lot and useful quantity for the specialist (650 approx), also 'Victorian Government Punctures' definitive handbook by Toop

     

    Lot 893
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $140

    1930s-1940s commercial standard-sized covers to Masonic Lodge in Brisbane, mostly Qld cds and machine-applied cancels including slogans, generally good quality (500 approx)

     

    Lot 894
    Estimate: $100T

    1938 (28 Jun) KGVI 1˝d Postal Card to UK uprated with 1932 6d Kookaburra + KGV ˝d Orange + 1d QE. Attractive example of 9d postcard rate

     

    Lot 895
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $120

    1939-73 Tasmania registered selection comprising covers (22) and Registered Envelopes (10), all different labels, Moonah cds in red, etc (32 items). Useful lot

     

    Lot 896
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $400

    Advertising covers for Victorian firms and institutions, standard-sized covers which appear mainly 1930s/1960s, diverse subject matter, noted media/entertainment, sport, automotive/transport, political, community services, primary industry, health, domestic, mining, tourism, etc, graphically ranging from the mundane to the quite striking, good range of stamp issues present, nostalgia-a-plenty (625)

     

    Lot 897
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $120

    c.1944 propaganda leaflet, printed Australia Coat of Arms [plus red ribbons on reverse] 'To all our relations and friends in Alu' (believed to be on Santa Isabel in the Solomons) with notes on not helping Japanese and be prepared for Australians arrival - 'The Japs have been cleared out from all the islands here right down the western end except Alu'. A rare survivor

     

    Lot 898
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $65

    1945 (5 Nov) cover to Sydney with yellow/black airmail vignette, adhesive tied by 'MIL.P.O./CAMP CABLE/QLD' cds, concession cachet in violet

     

    Lot 899
    Estimate: $60T

    1947 (4 Feb) registered cover to Malvern with provisional label (number 73) and datestamp for 'P.I.C.A.O./MELBOURNE-AUST'

     

    Lot 900
    Estimate: $350

    1950-60s Victorian registered standard-sized covers/stationery of 1950s-early 1960s with different registration labels (from mostly different Post Offices), Abbotsford-Yarraville, many scarcer postmarks, mostly average commercial quality (235). Good basis for expansion

     

    Lot 901
    Estimate: $90

    1972-73 Tasmanian slogan cancels on fronts, appear to be all different, mainly Hobart and Launceston, with short lived types and some rarities like 2 different Faraday Lectures, (90+)

     

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