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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL STATIONERY, ENVELOPES

    Lot 536
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1916-1919 1d Red 'Star' Embossed PO envelopes, a used accumulation, with representation of the various dies and envelope stocks, some uprated with adhesives, many from the Rev. Graebner (SA) inwards and outwards correspondence, and with considerable postmark interest. Some roughly opened or slightly reduced, but condition generally good. Unusual in this quantity (79)

       

    Lot 537
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1918-19 1d Red Die 3 + d Green 'Star' Embossed unused and used, and 1d Red Die 4 + d Green 'Star' Embossed unused (reverse discoloured) and used. BW EP13,EP14 Cat AU$380 (4)

      

    Lot 538
    Estimate: $300

    1920-24 George V 'Star' Embossed Post Office envelopes cancelled-to-order for U.P.U. distribution, comprising 2d Orange (BW EP21w), 2d Red (EP23(1)w), 1d on 2d Red (EP26w), and 1d Red (EP28(1)w (2, one with 'SPECIMEN' receiving authority handstamp applied in Bechuanaland, but the envelope unfortunately spoiled by an offset of a registration envelope as a result of poor storage conditions). BW Cat AU$600+ (5)

       

    Lot 539
    Estimate: $350

    1923-24 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d Orange 'Star' Embossed revaluing of obsolete stock, said to have been only 50 envelopes surcharged. Back flap stuck, otherwise very fine. BW EP24 Cat AU$750

     

    Lot 540
    Estimate: $500

    1928 George V Oval Embossed Dies d Orange, 1d Green, 1d Red, 2d Brown cancelled-to-order with 'G.P.O./MELBOURNE' cds 20 DE 28 for U.P.U. distribution, few tone spots on three lower values. BW EP29,30,31w,32 Cat AU$1250 (4)

        

    Lot 541
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $95

    Envelopes: Kangaroo envelope used stamped-to-order cut-outs, comprising 2d Grey Die IIA, 2d Blue, and 6d Chestnut Die IIA, the latter creased but rare. Only two complete envelopes each of the 2d and 6d are recorded. (3)

     

    Lot 542
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $1

    1916-18 d Green 'Star' Embossed, stamped-to-order group with various shades, comprising Australian Drug Co. (2, both with '20 POSTED' handstamp in violet), Vacuum Oil Co., Barrow Brothers, Rocke, Tompsitt & Co. (with '20 POSTED' in violet), and Howard Smith Ltd. (222 x 96mm), the last three users unrecorded in BW. Generally very fine and a scarce group. BW ES25 Cat AU$1200 (6)

       

    Lot 543
    Estimate: $300

    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 544
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1921 1d Brown 'Star' Embossed + d Green KGV Sideface stamped-to-order for the Vacuum Oil Co. with imprint for the Wellington (NZ) branch on back flap, used from Melbourne to Te Mata, NZ, 1 FE 21. Back flap tears, otherwise very fine. BW ES53 Cat AU$600

     

    Lot 545
    Estimate: $500

    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 546
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    Envelopes: 1933 2d Red + 3d Blue George V Sideface used stamped-to-order cut-out from Hobart Savings Bank registered envelope, the 3d impression damaged at lower left. The Brusden-White catalogue records three cut-outs dated between 1935 and 1938, this piece is a new discovery cancelled by the REGISTERED/HOBART' cds 24 MAR 42. BW ES18 Cat AU$500 for cut-outs

     

    Lot 547
    Estimate: $80

    Group of used Official envelopes, comprising 2d Red 'Star' Embossed with 'OS' in die used by Commonwealth Sub-Treasury Melbourne (22 MY 23) and Commonwealth Treasury Melbourne (3 MY 24), 1d Red 'Star' Embossed with 'OS' in die used by Commonwealth Sub-Treasury Adelaide (25 OCT 28), and 2d Oval Embossed with 'OS' in die used by Commonwealth Sub-Treasury Melbourne (29 MY 31) and by an unknown user. Few small faults but generally fine and a useful group. BW EO12(2),EO15,EO19(2) Cat AU$225 (5)

      

    Lot 548
    Estimate: $300

    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 549
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $105

    Envelopes: 1918 1d Red + d Green George V Sideface OS, and 1d Brown + d Green George V Sideface OS stamped-to-order cut-outs used on Deputy Commissioner of Maternity Allowances envelopes. Six complete envelopes of the former, and three complete envelopes of the latter are recorded. BW EO5,EO8(2)

     

    Lot 550
    Estimate: $200

    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 551
    Estimate: $150

    1921 2d Orange 'Star' Embossed with 'POSTAGE' added and 'OS' in die stamped-to-order on window envelope for Commonwealth Treasury, Melbourne, used 15 DE 21, very fine. BW EO10 Cat AU$350

     

    Lot 552
    Estimate: $120

    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 553
    Estimate: $500

    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)

      

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