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    REST OF THE WORLD, NEW GUINEA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 776
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $290

    1922 (7 Dec) cover Rabaul to Victoria bearing NWPI opt on KGV 2d Orange tied by Rabaul datestamps, minor blemishes. Scarce single franking

     

    Lot 777
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $300

    1931 (25 Jul) OHMS cover to Sydney bearing Hut 4d optd 'OS' tied by one of three Namatanai datestamps, Sydney arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 778
    Estimate: $750

    1935 (22 Feb) intact parcel tag from Wau with extraordinary franking of Undated Bird Air issues incl 1 block of four (a little wrinkled - sound) which catalogues 330+ as used stamps alone. A rare survivor from gold shipment ex Wau Goldfields

     

    Lot 779
    Estimate: $200

    1936 and 1938 commercial airmail covers to Germany at 2/1d rate via Greece (backstamped Athens) and 1/9d Aust-Italy rate, from Lae and Rabaul respectively, small handling tears not unduly detracting

     

    Lot 780
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $190

    Military Mail: Aitape area Australian Forces 1944-45 selection comprising Army POs 21, 23 (stampless - endorsed 'F.L.M./N.S.A.'), 24, 25, 042, 215, 216, and Air Force 252, generally good strikes of cancellations, mostly different Censor handstamps (8)

     

    Lot 781
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Military Mail: Aitape/Wewak area Australian Forces 1945 registered selection comprising 'A.I.F. FIELD P.O.' 21 and 25, 'AUST ARMY P.O./217' and 'AUST UNIT POSTAL STN/360', generally good cancellation strikes, handstamped registration details, three various Censor handstamps (4)

     

    Lot 782
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Military Mail: Bulolo/Wau area Australian Forces 1943-44 selection, comprising Army POs 0102, 158 (envelope fashioned from writing paper), 159, 164, 181, 364 and 366, generally good quality for covers/cancellation strikes, no duplication amongst Censor handstamps (7)

     

    Lot 783
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $280

    Military Mail: Bulolo/Wau and Madang (Alexishafen, Militat Bay) areas Australian Forces 1943-45 selection, former comprising Army POs 0102, 159, 181 and 366 (cover fault - scarce number), latter Army 156, 166, 209, 213, No. 7 BPO/B, and Air Force 238, odd cover fault, generally good cancellation strikes, wide variety of Censor handstamps, one additionally with tape (10)

     

    Lot 784
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $270

    Military Mail: Finschhafen area Australian Forces 1944 selection, comprising Army POs 026, 034, 038 (Kiligia Beach head - Proud 'not seen'), 073, 157, 171, 180, 211 (Navy Censor), and Air Force 236, odd small cover fault, generally good quality for cancellations, seven various Censor handstamps (9)

     

    Lot 785
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $575

    Military Mail: Lae/Markham Valley/Nadzab areas Australian Forces 1943-45 selection, comprising Army POs 13, 14, 27 (unusual 'AIR MAIL' handstamp not noted elsewhere), 28, 059, 069, 096, 098, 099, 0102, 164 (use at Lae 'not seen' by Proud), 174, 213, 220, 221, 374, 406, No. 7 BPO/C, and Air Force 202 (U.S. 6c Stationery envelope utilised), odd small cover fault, generally good quality for cancellations, wide variety of Censor handstamps (19)

     

    Lot 786
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $240

    Military Mail: New Britain (Jacquinot Bay and Rabaul) and Wewak/Wom areas Australian Forces 1945 selection, Army POs former comprising 0136, 0139, 166, 167 (very lengthy social letter enclosed), 180 (front), latter 24 (Air Mail Letter card with prophetic 'war is going well for us not for the old nip tho. I wouldn't be surprised if he tosses it in any day now' - written six days before Japanese surrender!), 25, 0111, 156, 360, odd small cover fault, generally good quality for cancellations, various Censor handstamps (10)

     

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