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    Online General Sale No. 66

    Bidding closes at 5pm AEDT on Monday 19th November 2018 

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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, MILITARY POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 842
    CIN ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    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: $100Starting Price: $75

    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
    PS ]
    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    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: $75Starting Price: $60

    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: $200Starting Price: $150

    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: $125Starting Price: $95

    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: $100Starting Price: $75

    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: $180Starting Price: $135

    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: $100Starting Price: $75

    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
    C ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    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
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    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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