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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 845
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $100

    1916 (22 Mar) long envelope Melbourne to Paris bearing KGV 5d and Kangaroo 2d tied by two strikes of the ''LATE/FEE'' ''STOCK EXCHANGE/VIC'' duplex, with ''Passed'' censor handstamp in violet alongside. Central file fold and minor soiling, still an attractive franking paying the double foreign letter rate + late fee

     

    Lot 846
    Estimate: $75

    1931 (19 Nov) Christmas Greetings printed air mail cover Melbourne to 'Secretary of the Post Office Department/OTTAWA, Canada', with 6d Sepia Air Mail (2, one optd 'OS') and 2d KGV tied by 'SHIP MAILROOM/MELBOURNE' cds. Date of posting is just two days after issue of the 6d optd 'OS'

     

    Lot 847
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $140

    1947 (16 Dec) QANTAS souvenir covers flown Australia to Japan and return service, AAMC #1128-29, grey & red vignettes affixed, signed by pilots Morton and Harding. Cat AU$300 (2)

     

    Lot 848
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1954 (14 May) cover Sydney to Surry Hills bearing solo franking 3d QEII tied by 'SUPT MAILS/SYDNEY' cds. The cover charred at left and rust stain on face with accompanying letter from Sydney GPO stating that damage was caused by a lighted article entering the receiver. An unusual example of damaged mail

     

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