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    Online General Sale No. 65

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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL STATIONERY

    Lot 477
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1920 1d Brown George V sideface with footnote deleted, cancelled-to-order for U.P.U. distribution 'G.P.O. MELBOURNE/2' cds dated 5 NO 20. Small natural inclusion, otherwise fine. BW P52(1)x, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 478
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1938-41 KGVI 1d Red-brown uprated 1940 (28 Apr) for 9d airmail postcard rate to Palestine, Australian and Palestinian censor handstamps

     

    Lot 479
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Stamped-to Order: 1941-50 King George VI 1d Green for H. Jones & Co. used at Hobart 1949 (31 Oct). BW PS29, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 480
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1930 'TWO/PENCE' on 1d 'Star' Envelope uprated with 3d KGV for airmail surcharge used 1930 (2 Dec) from Perth to Carnarvon, trifle stained lower right, scarce and unusual usage. BW EP34(1), cat AU$200

     

    Lot 481
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    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1916-1918 d Green 'Star' Embossed stamped-to-order envelopes on stock similar to that used for the Post Office envelopes prepared for U.P.U. distribution, but without any user identification and almost certainly for the Evangelical Lutheran Synod in Victoria, comprising superb unused in yellow-green shade, and three uprated examples in dull green shade, with 1d and 2d rates to Rev Graebner in Unley (SA) (one taxed but with postage due removed), and a 1d rate to Rev Darsow in Toowoomba, Qld. Very fine and a scarce group BW ES25, cat AU$800 (4)

      

    Lot 482
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    Stamped-to-Order Envelopes: 1930 1d Green + 1d Green George V Oval Embossing stamped-to-order on Texas Company window envelope, used at Melbourne 1 October 1930 (the earliest known date). The envelope has been somewhat roughly opened, but scarce. BW ES66, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 483
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    Estimate: $1,100Starting Price: $850

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1938 1d Green George V + 1d Green George VI Oval Embossing uprated with 1d Green Queen Elizabeth Die 1 for the 3d foreign rate, used from Hobart to Los Angeles, 2 May 1939. A single order of 1,000 was printed of this doubleton, of which it is thought about six examples survive. Torn flap extending to a small tear into the face of the envelope, couple of small marks but otherwise good. BW ES68, cat AU$4000

     

    Lot 484
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    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    Group of large (approx 228 x 102mm) Education Department envelopes, comprising 1d Brown Sideface with 'OS' in electro (2, Type 1 electro used from Charlton to Melbourne 11 MR 26, and Type 2 electro used Barongarook to Melbourne 20 MAR 24), 1d Red 'Star' Embossed with 'OS' in die used Rutherglen to Melbourne 14 AU 24, and 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d Red 'Star' with 'OS' in die used Cape Clear to Melbourne 29 SE 24. Condition fine, and a scarce group. BW EO7A,EO7B,EO14,EO15, cat AU$650 (4)

      

    Lot 485
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1920 2d Orange KGV Sideface with 'OS' in electro stamped-to-order window envelope for Commonwealth Treasury, Melbourne, used 19 SEP 1921. Small portion of back flap missing, otherwise fine. BW EO9, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 486
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1923 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d Red 'Star' Embossed with 'OS' in die, large (228 x 102mm) Education Department envelope used from Thornbury to Melbourne, 21 AU 24, fine. BW EO14, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 487
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    Military Envelopes: 1916-1919 group of 1d Military Envelopes, comprising 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE' 1st setting (ME1) mint (somewhat grubby); 'A.I.F., ABROAD' 1st setting used from Campbelltown (Tas) with pencil endorsement indicating the addressee was a prisoner-of-war (minor peripheral damage, and stamp impression damaged at top left), 2nd setting mint (3, one addressed but not posted); 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE, ABROAD' 1st setting mint. BW cat AU$1900 (6)

      

    Lot 488
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Defence Forces Vietnam 5c Deep Blue envelope unused (2) and 1967-68 philatelic use (4, one registered), latter including two with typewritten 'Last Mail Out of AUST FPO 2', also 1973 late registered use at ANZUK FPO 5. Unusual lot (7)

       

    Lot 489
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1924 2d Brown George V on part Illustrated Tasmanian Mail manilla wrapper, addressed to California and cancelled Hobart 1925 cds. Tear at left but very rare

     

    Lot 490
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    Estimate: $850Starting Price: $650

    1939 2d Red King George VI + 1d Green Queen Elizabeth stamped-to-order wrapper used from Melbourne to Hamilton (NSW) 3 November 1939. Roughly opened at right and with creasing as usual for this item, used by Nicholas Pty Ltd for mailing samples to medical practitioners. Only about six examples recorded, BW WS23, cat AU$1500

     

    Lot 491
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: c1950 2d + 2d Red King George VI Oval Embossed used from Melbourne to California, 3 MR 50. With 'If you wish your mail delivered/by carrier, have it addressed to/Street and number.' and 'Delivery delayed on account/of incomplete address.' instructional markings in purple. BW WS28, cat AU$75

     

    Lot 492
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Stamped-to-order: 1960-65 5d Light Blue fine unused. BW WS36, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 493
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1966 4c Red, uprated 1966 (21 Oct) for airmail to Singapore, very fine and attractive

     

    Lot 494
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    Estimate: $280Starting Price: $210

    Range of 7d issues, with A1 mint, A2 mint (2), A4 mint (3) and opt SPECIMEN, and used (3, one used on Melbourne-Christchurch first flight, and another the Deep Bright Blue shade), also 'TEN PENCE' on 7d (A5) mint (2) and opt SPECIMEN. Mostly very fine

       

    Lot 495
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    Estimate: $140Starting Price: $105

    1944 7d Blue on Yellowish paper with printed red cachet for re-opening of Qantas Australia-England service from Perth via Ceylon, cancelled Sydney 11 SE 44 and addressed to London, with diamond censor handstamp in purple, fine. BW AO1e, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 496
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    Estimate: $140Starting Price: $105

    1944 7d Blue on Yellowish Paper with printed red cachet for re-opening of Qantas Australia-England service from Perth via Ceylon, cancelled Sydney 11 SE 44 and addressed to England, with diamond censor handstamp in purple. BW AO1e, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 497
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    Estimate: $140Starting Price: $105

    1944 7d Blue on Yellowish Paper with admonition removed, with printed red cachet for the first Qantas Australian-England flight by Lancastrian, used from Sydney 1 JE 45 and addressed to London. BW A2e, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 498
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1945 7d Deep Blue on Greyish with printed cachet for re-opening of Qantas Australia-England service via Singapore, used from Sydney on 7 April 1946 and backstamped at Singapore, signed by pilots, fine and the example illustrated in the catalogue, ex Nita Wilson. BW A3d, cat AU$225

     

    Lot 499
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    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    1952-53 10d Deep Blue mint (3), opt SPECIMEN in red, and used (27, including two carried on 1953 Coronation flight, one used in Papua New Guinea), a number showing marginal screw marks or pips, or other minor varieties, mostly ex Nita Wilson (31)

         

    Lot 500
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1953-1965 accumulation, most issues represented, with mint, used, SPECIMEN overprints (8), minor varieties, etc, some unfolded. The used include a number with special postmarks, including 1962 World Power Conference and 1965 Sydney Trade Fair registered usages with provisional registration labels. Also with private licence types (5), PNG issues (4) and formular types (2). A useful lot, mostly ex Nita Wilson (62)

          

    Lot 501
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1954-59 10d Red and Deep Blue on Blue mint (2), opt SPECIMEN, and used (6, including first flights, and another with printed cachet used at Heard Island on day of issue of 3d Antarctic commemorative), mostly ex Nita Wilson (9)

         

    Lot 502
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1959-65 10d Deep Blue Jet Design with original design (5, incl SPECIMEN opt in red), instruction added on writing panel (1 mint), revised admonition on back (2 mint), and 'Overseas Service' added on front (8), including first day cancels and first flight usages (6M, 11U, 1 SPECIMEN)

      

    Lot 503
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1960 10d Deep Blue with 'Overseas Service' added at top left, overprinted large diagonal SPECIMEN (79mm x 12mm) in red. This aerogramme was not distributed to the U.P.U. and the overprint appears to have been applied only for archival purposes. BW A13a, which states only three examples are recorded, cat AU$500. Ex Nita Wilson and the example illustrated in the catalogue

     

    Lot 504
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1960 10d Deep Blue with 'Overseas Service' added at top left, handstamped diagonal 'SPECIMEN' (88mm x 5mm) inverted (possibly unique as such). BW A13wa, thought to be produced inadvertently when the OHMS aerogrammes were handstamped (the BW footnote regarding rarity is in error, as a small quantity has now been identified)

     

    Lot 505
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1966-1979 Decimal Issues Range, with mint, used (including first day cancels and first flights), 1966 9c handstamped SPECIMEN, 1972, 1977 and 1979 Christmas packing slips, 1968 5c Defence forces mint (2), various minor varieties, etc. (57)

         

    Lot 506
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1971 12c Green and Orange-red error 'All Green Printing Omitted', unused and folded, one or two light wrinkles, otherwise fine and rare. BW A37 variety (it is possible this error is actually A36 or A37, since with green printing missing, identification is ambiguous). Ex Nita Wilson

     

    Lot 507
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    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1972 12c Christmas handstamped sans-serif SPECIMEN in blue-violet (55mm x 10mm), and handstamped 'PMG/TEST LETTER' in violet, both folded but unsealed and fine; also another handstamped sans-serif CANCELLED in blackish-purple (59mm x 10mm), folded and sealed, all ex Nita Wilson. BW A39w,wa,wb, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 508
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1952 'Postage/Paid' OHMS airletters (BW AO1) handstamped 'SPECIMEN' in violet (4), one with printing in Blue, two with printing in Blue and 'ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE' in Indigo, and one with all printing in Deep Blue, two show the variety 'White Flaw Between A and I of MAIL'. Also an example used to England uncancelled but with message dated 20 Mar 1957 (5)

      

    Lot 509
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    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    c1952 'POSTAGE/PAID' OHMS airletter used from Melbourne to Bellevue, Ohio, 21 July 1960, 'HIS' changed to 'HER' and 'AIRLETTER' to 'AEROGRAMME' with typewriter. Very fine, the rare variant with 'POSTAGE/PAID' in capitals, BW AO2, cat AU$750

     

    Lot 510
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1959 OHMS Jet Design overprinted SPECIMEN in red for U.P.U. distribution, handstamped SPECIMEN in violet for collector sale, and used (2, in 1962 to London, and in 1969 to USA), generally fine (4)

      

    Lot 511
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1967 OHMS V-jet Design fine mint, folded once, a scarce issue. BW AO4, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 512
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Lettersheets: 1961-66 5d Orange and Light Emerald-green mint (2), used with first day cancel, and opt SPECIMEN in red, plus mint example printed for P.M.G.'s Department to advise sender of insufficient postage. Also 1966 4c Red and 1967 5c Orange mint (7)

     

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