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    REST OF THE WORLD, GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

    Lot 740
    Estimate: $90

    1906 (10 Nov) picture postcard ('In the Shade of the Palms') addressed to Rockdale, N.S.W. franked NZ 1d Universal tied by fine strike of triple ring 'FANNING ISLAND' ds, Rockdale arrival cds (DE 4 1906). Few small creases and other minor imperfections, and of good appearance

     

    Lot 741
    Estimate: $150

    1912 (20 Sep) registered cover to Sydney (Burns Philp crest on back flap) with 1911 Pandanus Pine d, 1d, 2d and 2d cancelled double circle 'GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS/G.P.O./OCEAN ISLD/PROTECTORATE. ds, manuscript 'Ocean Isl' registration endorsement, Sydney and Marrickville backstamps. Some tone spots but of good general appearance

     

    Lot 742
    Estimate: $70

    1938 (12 Apr) registered cover from Ocean Island to Melbourne (few tone spots) franked 2d and 2d KGV tied by 'GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS/POST/OFFICE/OCEAN ISLAND' cds, and with Ocean Island handstruck registration marking in violet; and 1939 (18 Sep) and 1950 (9 Nov) covers from Fanning island, the first with d (2) and 1d KGV to Newcastle, N.S.W., and the second with 6d and 1/- KGVI airmail rate to Sydney, fine (3)

     

    Lot 743
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    Christmas Island: 1940 (30 Mar) registered cover to Ray Baldwin in Sydney franked KGVI 1d and 5d tied by 'POST OFFICE/CHRISTMAS ISLAND' cds, handstruck Christmas Island registration marking and manuscript 'Passed by Censor', backstamped Suva transit cds and Sydney arrival cds; 1940 (23 Oct) cover to Naremburn, N.S.W. franked d and 1d KGVI tied by 'POST OFFICE/CHRISTMAS ISLAND' cds, censored at Papeete; and 1951 (June) OHMS cover to U.K. with 'POST OFFICE/CHRISTMAS ISLAND' cds. Few small tine spots, otherwise fine (3)

     

    Lot 744
    Estimate: $60

    Atom Bomb Testing: 1956 (27 Sep) philatelic covers to Yorkshire (3) franked with G.B. Wilding d, 1d and 2d booklet panes of 6, 1956 (5 Nov) cover to Harry Porter in Sydney with 2d, and two commercial covers to England at 2d (9 Jul 1957) and 3d (1 Aug 1958) Forces Mail rates, each cancelled by the 'B.F.P.O./CHRISTMAS ISLAND' datestamp used during the period of British Atom bomb trials. Few small tone spots on some. (6 covers)

       

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