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    COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 823
    Estimate: $400

    Official Postcard: 1927 (23rd Aug) use of KGV 1d Violet punctured 'OS/NSW' for Sydney Harbour Trust uprated with 1d Red used at Sydney, arrival datestamp. Rare

     

    Lot 824
    Estimate: $250

    1912 (4th Apr) cover to USA bearing d value from each of the six Colonies tied by Sydney datestamps, minor ageing. Attractive

     

    Lot 825
    Estimate: $200

    1917 (16th Dec) OAS cover to 'Lieut W.P. Heslop' at London from his brother, cancelled with Field Post Office 'D.C.1.' cds of 1st Australian Infantry Division, at Messine Flanders. [W.P. Heslop besides being a noted stamp collector and doctor, was one on the original members of R.A.A.F. A conversation with one of his son's some years ago informed me that in 1916 flying over Point Cook, Dr Heslop was dropping bricks onto targets due to shortage of practice bombs]

     

    Lot 826
    Estimate: $350

    1921 (26th Apr) use of Victoria d Wrapper used to U.S.A. uprated with Victoria d Green + KGV 1d Red, cancelled by cds 'SHIP MAIL ROOM/MELBOURNE' and 'MELBOURNE/20/VIC'. Unusual

     

    Lot 827
    Estimate: $125

    1924 and 1927 use of 1d Green Postal Cards to Holland uprated with d Orange or 1d Canberra (overpaying), both used from Sydney

     

    Lot 828
    Estimate: $600

    1927-50s range of covers some first flights, many addressed to Hudson Fysh, some signed, interesting vignettes, some FDCs, unusual postmarks NSW, few stationery items, etc (100+ items)


    Lot 829
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $115

    1934 (30th May) airmail cover to G.B. bearing 1d + 3d, framed cachet in red '(I)NSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID/(F)OR AIR MAIL SERVICE'

     

    Lot 830
    Estimate: $100

    1937 (5th Jun) 'BRICO' piston rings advertising cover flown Sydney to Coventry bearing 1/6d Hermes + 1d QM paying oz airmail rate + 1d Late Fee

     

    Lot 831
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $850

    1939 (7th Apr) cover to British Solomons bearing KGV 1d Green pair cancelled by straight-line 'PAQUEBOT', alongside double oval 'RADIO STATION/WILLIS ISLAND' and on reverse, straight-line 'WILLIS ISLAND' both in black, arrival 17.4.39 Gizo arrival cds

     

    Lot 832
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $160

    1940-46 Military range of covers - one registered, mostly censored, two from POW Camps to Austria, surface-rated covers to Egypt or Turkey, etc, with interesting cachets, markings, etc (9 covers)

     

    Lot 833
    Estimate: $100

    1940-84 covers small (13, one front) and large-size OHMS covers (9) with 'LATE FEE' cachets or cancels, commercial and philatelic (22)


    Lot 834
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $160

    1954 (26th Jul) registered "Tatts" cover to Hobart bearing d pair + 6d + 3d tied by strikes of 'R.A.A.F. JAPAN/A.F.P.O. N30' cds, then in use at Iwakuni registration label with mss. number

     

    Lot 835
    Estimate: $850 Realised Price : $750

    1956 (June) wreck cover to Apia with stamps floated off, Sydney machine-cancel, single-line cachet in violet 'SOILED MAIL EX "VASU"'. [The vessel was in transit between Fiji and Samoa when it sank]. Only 29 items of mail recovered

     

    Lot 836
    Estimate: $150

    1966-68 selection of SD stamps used after introduction of Decimal Currency (8, one a registered metered impression) and SD stamps in combination with Decimal stamps (15, seven registered, one certified), commercial and philatelic usages, good range of franking combinations (23). Scarce material [SD stamps were valid for two years from 14 February 1966]

     

    Lot 837
    Estimate: $500

    Lord Howe Island: 1910 (20th Aug) use of N.S.W. 1d Postal Card to London with very fine strike of 'LORD HOWE ISLAND' cds, minor toning

     

    Lot 838
    Estimate: $100

    New South Wales: 1966-73 range of philatelic covers including last day - with 'T.P.O. 1/NORTH COAST/5' very rare, etc, mostly good to fine (46)

     

    Lot 839
    Estimate: $200

    New South Wales: 1970s-80s range of commercial covers - some fronts, various cancellations, some advice covers, etc (few 100)


    Lot 840
    Estimate: $500

    New South Wales: 1981-84 last day actually carried covers with TPO North Coast (11), North West (4), South (12, four signed), West (16), including Up and Down, mostly fine (43)

     

    Lot 841
    Estimate: $300

    New South Wales: 1984 last day cancelled PSEs North Coast (18), North West (18), South (20, 16 actually carried) and West (4), including Up and Down, (56)

     

    Lot 842
    Estimate: $200

    New South Wales: Miscellaneous range of railway Letter Bills, Australia Post receipts, duplication though includes various types, few cancelled, mostly unused (few 100)


    Lot 843
    Estimate: $300

    New South Wales: Range of mail advices, mostly 1980s, various types, some TPOs, mostly relating to train carriage, wide range of postmarks, etc (100s)


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