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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, MILITARY POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 842
    CIN ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    c1915 multicoloured Patriotic Cinderella 'GUARD YOUR FUTURE/Buy/a/WAR LOAN/BOND', printed by A.J. Mullett, later Australian Stamp Printer, complete sheet of 25 with selvedge three sides, minor blemishes

     

    Lot 843
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1940s airmail cover to Melbourne with enclosed letter, unloaded at Brisbane (likely en route from Papua New Guinea) where cancelled by security 5-bars obliterator, and censor and rare 'SOLDIERS/MAIL' applied

     

    Lot 844
    (Withdrawn)
    PS ]
    1943 (13 Apr) 1d Green postal card uprated with 1941 1d Red-brown, used from Melbourne to Summer Hill (NSW) with printed message on reverse from the Military History Section, L.H.Q. regarding the delivery of the Army Christmas book "Soldiering On". Few small marks, otherwise fine and unusual

     

    Lot 845
    C ]
    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    1944-45 World War II Christmas/New Year Greetings Airgraph processed for Australian Serviceman c/o AUSPO London, addressed to Brighton (Vic), accompanied by original envelope (roughly opened), scarce

     

    Lot 846
    C ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1944 (21 Feb) unstamped cover to N.S.W. with good strike of 'R.A.F. P.O./004', in use in Portuguese Azores, R.A.F. Censor, flap endorsed by RAAF F/O.W.J. Youll, with accompanying 1965 letter from Francis J. Field attesting rarity. (A small contingent of RAAF were seconded for a few weeks as part of Battle of the Atlantic defences at Terceira Is, Azores)

     

    Lot 847
    C ]
    Estimate: $125 Purchase Price : $111

    1944 (28 Jul) airmail stampless cover (flapless) to N.S.W. with slightly smudged but clear Australian 'AIR FORCE POST OFFICE/No 254' cds, RAAF Censor handstamp, earlier use (at Mindoro, Philippines?) than Proud's date of 26 August 1944

     

    Lot 848
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1945 (Oct) airmail cover bearing Australia 3d tied by 'No 7 AUST ADV BASE P.O./C' when in use at Torokina, Bougainville, addressed to Methodist Mission Bilua, Veila Lavella, redirected to Agau Bougainville, backstamped Lunga, Munda

     

    Lot 849
    C ]
    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    1945 Australian Forces registered airmail cover to Tasmania bearing 3d pair tied by fine 'AUST ARMY P.O./17OC45/239' cds in use at Labuan, handstamped registration details at left with manuscript 'APO/239', backstampings including very fine Morotai 'No 6 AUST BASE P.O./D'. Registered mail is very scarce

     

    Lot 850
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1946 (19 Jun) cover from Renmark to 'Group 169/R.A.A.F. Pacific', backstamped 'AUST ARMY P.O./197' cds in use at Morotai, Netherlands East Indies, rare 'MOROTAI' handstamp applied and forwarded to D.L.O. Melbourne

     

    Lot 851
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $200

    Korean War Australian Forces cover selection, stampless or at Defence Forces concessional rates, including scarcer inter-unit to 3 R.A.R., Army, Navy, Air representations, with one of the last taxed, generally fine (24)

       

    Lot 852
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $80

    1994 (23 Nov) commercial cover from Australian 1st Contingent AFPO 4 Rwanda, which comprised just 308 members, bearing the Operation Tamar handstamp (sought by thematic/topical primate collectors), the Postage Paid handstamp cancelled by fine strike of 'AUST. F.P.O./4' cds. Rare modern postal history

     

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