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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL STATIONERY, ENVELOPES

    Lot 548
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $125

    Range of George V unused Post Office issues, with 1d Red Sideface, 'Star' Embossed 1d Red (2), 1d Black-brown, 1d Brown (2, one with d adhesive affixed), 1d Green, 1d Red, 2d Orange, and Oval Embossed 1d Red, 'TWO/PENCE' on 1d Red, 2d Red (5, various stocks). Very fine (16)

         

    Lot 549
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1918-1928 used accumulation of 'Star' Embossed George V PO envelopes, with 1d Brown (4), 2d Orange No 'POSTAGE' (37) and 'POSTAGE'(2), 2d Red (58), 1d on 2d Red (7), 1d Green (5), 1d Red (101), 2d on 1d Red (2, cat AU$200 each), and Oval Embossed George V 1d Red (6), 2d on 1d Red (6) and 2d Red (6). Various dies and envelope stocks are represented, and including uprated and overseas usages. Many are used within or from the Rev. Graebner (SA) accumulation, and there is considerable postmark interest. Some roughly opened or with other faults and a few are fronts only, but condition generally good (234)

              

    Lot 550
    Estimate: $250

    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 551
    Estimate: $200

    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 Nos. EP13, EP14, cat AU$380 (4)

      

    Lot 552
    Estimate: $350

    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 553
    Estimate: $400

    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 No. EP24, cat AU$750

     

    Lot 554
    Estimate: $600

    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 555
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $190

    1953-56 3d Red QEII Embossed, both sizes used on first day of issue cancelled at G.P.O. Sydney and addressed to Hayward Parish (the NSW Distributor of Stamps), 145 x 90mm dated 2 SE 53, and 132 x 108mm dated 28 OC 53 (unlisted by BW, which states date of issue to be early November). Also 1956 4d Plum Embossed with G.P.O. first day of issue cancel (18 OC 56), and 1959 5d Dark Blue Embossed cancelled first day of issue (1 OCT 59) and addressed (4)

      

    Lot 556
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    1974 7c Magenta QEII Embossed 'Little Letters' sold by Post Office in packs of 5, one unused, and two used examples cancelled Camberwell 30 September 1974 and Melbourne 16 June 1975, plus an example of the note paper sold with the envelopes, and the original pack (toning). Relatively few of these envelopes were used (2)

     

    Lot 557
    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 E66, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 558
    Estimate: $200

    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 559
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $75

    Envelopes: 1956 3d Orange stamped-to-order envelope for Peters 'Health Food of a Nation' products (advertisement on reverse), mint (flap gummed). BW ES93, cat AU$100

      

    Lot 560
    Estimate: $100

    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 561
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1913-14 1d Red Kangaroo Original Die Type 1 'OS' electro stamped-to-order for Commonwealth Maternity Allowance Office, Brisbane, used 24 AUG 15, very fine, BW No. EO1A, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 562
    Estimate: $150

    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 563
    Estimate: $250

    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 NO. EO9, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 564
    Estimate: $180

    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 No. EO10, cat AU$350

     

    Lot 565
    Estimate: $150

    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 566
    Estimate: $350

    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. BWEO7A, EO7B, EO14, EO15, cat AU$650 (4)

      

    Lot 567
    Estimate: $600

    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 568
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1916-1928 accumulation of 'Star' Embossed George V stamped-to-order envelopes, comprising 1d Red (12, various dies), 1d Violet (5), 1d Green (7), 1d Black-brown (9, various dies), 1d Brown (10), 1d Green (10), 1d Red (11, 5 unused), 2d Orange (9,one unused), and 2d Red (4). Many different users represented, and some uprated for heavy or overseas use. Some with faults, mostly minor, but a very useful group rarely offered in this quantity, high catalogue value (77)

              

    Lot 569
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $125

    1928-37 accumulation of Oval Embossed George V stamped-to-order envelopes, comprising 1d Green (31, 12 are fronts only), 1d Red (9, one unused, and one a front only), 2d on 1d Red (6), 2d Red (20, two unused). Also 1d Red 'OS' in die used by Treasury, Canberra. Many different users represented, some uprated for airmail or overseas usage, few with faults but condition generally good (67)

        

    Lot 570
    Estimate: $80

    1919-20 2d Indigo envelope cut-out on wove paper, cancelled Melbourne cds, 31 MY 20. Two small tone spots, but very scarce with only two entires and a handful of cut-outs recorded

     

    Lot 571
    Estimate: $600

    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 No. ES25, cat AU$1200 (6)

       

    Lot 572
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $320

    1916-1918 d Green 'Star' Embossed stamped-to-order for The Pastoral Finance Association Ltd, Sydney, superb unused. BW No. ES25, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 573
    Estimate: $350

    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 574
    Estimate: $300

    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 No. ES53, cat AU$600

     

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