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    Lot 374
    Estimate: $150

    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 375
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    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 376
    Estimate: $400

    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 377
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    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); 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$1000 (5)


    Lot 378
    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 379
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,200

    1922-23 4d Blue King George V Sideface large (270mm x 115mm) manilla envelope for Australia's Commerce Pty. Ltd. used at Melbourne (date unclear). Some faults including a vertical 20mm tear just left of the stamp impression, but a great rarity with only three examples known of the 4d Blue STO envelope, BW ES22, cat AU$5000. Also a cut-out of the 4d Violet King George Sideface from an STO envelope (not recorded on entire) (2)


    Lot 380
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1920 1d Brown Star Embossed + d Green Sideface stamped-to-order for Vacuum Oil Co., used from Melbourne to Western Australia, 12 March 1921, fine and very scarce. BW ES53, cat AU$6000


    Lot 381
    Estimate: $400

    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 382
    Estimate: $1,500

    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 383
    Estimate: $70

    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 384
    Estimate: $250

    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 385
    Estimate: $170

    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 386
    Estimate: $120

    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 387
    Estimate: $90

    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 388
    Estimate: $400

    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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