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    REST OF THE WORLD, MILITARY MAIL

    Lot 525
    Estimate: $250

    New South Wales: Selection of Field POs with numbers/allocations (per Proud), details lightly pencilled on reverse, rare types include F.P.O. 024, 031, 153, 411, and various rubber datestamps (4), no duplication, some variable condition, generally good strikes (30)

     

    Lot 526
    Estimate: $300

    Queensland: Selection of Field POs with numbers/allocations (per Proud) details lightly pencilled on reverse, various from F.P.O. 12 through to U.P.S. ELC 14 without duplication, some variable condition, generally good strikes (65)

     

    Lot 527
    Estimate: $300

    Queensland: Registered selection of Field POs with differing numbers (per Proud), details lightly pencilled on reverse, some variable condition, generally good strikes (20)

     

    Lot 528
    Estimate: $250

    Queensland: 1901 (31 Aug) 'On Active Service' stampless taxed cover (small handling tears) to South Brisbane with fine strike of double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE B.O./8/ BRITISH ARMY S.AFRICA' datestamp, T.P.O./B and Brisbane backstamp

     

    Lot 529
    Estimate: $125T

    Victoria: c.1901 OHMS Envelope inscribed 'COMMONWEALTH MILITARY FORCES OF VICTORIA.' and at lower left 'AREA 73B/DUNOLLY.', minor ageing, unused

     

    Lot 530
    Estimate: $125

    Victoria: Selection of Field POs with differing numbers/allocations (per Proud), details lightly pencilled on reverse, includes rubber U.P.S. S33 (good strike), some variable condition, generally good strikes (15)

     

    Lot 531
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $145

    Australia: 1918 (16 Dec) unstamped 'O.A.S.' cover Fremantle to '4th Field Ambulance/ 4th Brigade/A.L.H.', '4TH L.H.BDE./18 FE 19/FIELD P.O.' arrival. Rare inwards mail to Lighthorse Brigade whilst at Tripoli

     

    Lot 532
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $105

    Australia: 1940 air mail cover to N.S.W. posted from HMAS 'Sydney' while stationed at Alexandria, Egypt for repairs, with HM Ships tombstone cachet in blue, adhesives tied by 'SYDNEY PAQUEBOT' cancel (Hosking #693) with square town die, also British Admiralty Records brochure giving account of the 'Bartolomeo Colleoni' by HMAS 'Sydney'

     

    Lot 533
    Estimate: $100T

    Australia: 1940s-45 selection of covers to the one addressee in W.A., all but one with ink illustration, some roughly opened, one stampless and another with missing adhesive (17)

     

    Lot 534
    Estimate: $200

    Australia: c.1942 P.O.W. air mail envelope fine unused. Scarce

     

    Lot 535
    Estimate: $300

    Australia: 1944 (2 Mar) use of 'AIR MAIL/LETTER CARD' with 'POSTAGE/1d/PAID' in red [ASC.X1.11] to Victoria with datestamp of 'AUST UNIT POSTAL STN./351' in use by 2/11th Field Regiment in W.A., minor staining. Scarce usage in other than the Northern Territory or Papua

     

    Lot 536
    Estimate: $150

    Cocos (Keeling) Islands: 1953 commercial air mail cover to Australia with fine strikes of 'R.A.A.F. P.O./3 JE 53/COCOS-ISLAND' datestamp and 'R.A.A.F/SERVICE' handstamp to validate 4d concessional air mail rate

     

    Lot 537
    Estimate: $450

    Iran/Bushire British Occupation: 1916 (18 Apr) registered cover (a little reduced) from Captain E W Reynolds, 96th Infantry, unusually to Mrs Reynolds in Sydney, bearing India 2a 6p (2) tied by very fine 'BUSHIRE/REG/18 AP/16' datestamp, Sydney and Edgecliff backstamps. Exceptional origin/destination item

     

    Lot 538
    Estimate: $200

    Labuan: 1945 (Jul) covers (roughly opened) from Australian Serviceman to same addressee in Sydney with scarce 'FIELD POST OFFICE/037' datestamp in use at Labuan, one very good strike, others fair only (3 covers)

     

    Lot 539
    Estimate: $500

    Federated Malay States: 1917 (10 Apr) registered cover from Onehunga, New Zealand to Kuala Lumpur with Straits Settlements 'OPENED BY THE/CENSOR AND/ OFFICIALLY SEALED' tape affixed and with 'LETTER CENSOR'S OFFICE/ G.P.O.' and 'PASSED/POSTAL CENSOR/PENANG' handstamps front and reverse

     

    Lot 540
    Estimate: $300

    New Guinea: 1943 (May-Jun) covers (3, original enclosures) from same correspondence to Sydney at 1d surface and 3d air mail (2, one stamp lost) rates, cancelled by rare 'UNIT POSTAL STATION/A.P.1' datestamp showing a swan and boomerang, in use at Merauke, earliest a particularly good strike in violet

     

    Lot 541
    Estimate: $300

    New Zealand: 1915 (14 Jul) Army stationery cover (roughly opened) from Malcolm Ross, Official War Correspondent, N.Z. Govt, stationed at Imbros Island, Gallipoli, to his wife in London, Headquarters F.P.O. datestamp, boxed Censor No.2225 handstamp

     

    Lot 542
    Estimate: $100

    New Zealand: 1916 (2, one registered) and 1920 covers to Denmark with 'PASSED BY THE/ MILITARY CENSOR/N.Z.' cachets, the one in green with circled 'T/20/CENTIMES' plus 1939 air mail cover bearing 4/- Arms (4)

     

    Lot 543
    Estimate: $100

    Togo: 1915 (25 Oct) registered cover Lome to Grand Popo bearing KGV opts on 1/-, 6d and 3d, unframed 'Passed by Censor/at/Lome (Togo)' in violet, Anecho transit and Dahomey arrival backstamps

     

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