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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 424
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    Estimate: $100

    1910s/1950s selection of varying edition Post Office 'Returned Letter' covers, Sydney and Melbourne origins, a few faults, scarce material (6)

      

    Lot 425
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    Estimate: $200

    1927-36 accumulation of usages of KGV commemoratives and pictorial issues arranged on hagners, comprising 1927 1d Canberra (2), 1928 3d Kooka, 1929 1d WA Centenary, 1929 3d Airmail, 1930 1d (2), 3d Sturt, 1931 2d (5), 3d (2), 6d Kingsford Smith, 1931 6d Airmail (3), 6d Airmail OS, 1932 2d (7), 3d (3) Bridge, 1934 2d (3), 3d, 1/- Vic Centenary, 1934 2d, 3d, 9d Macarthur, 1934 1/6d Hermes (6), 1935 2d Anzac, 1935= 2d (2), 3d (2), 2/- Jubilee, 1936 2d (3), 3d (2) Cable, 1936 2d (2), 3d, 1/- (2) SA Centenary, virtually all commercial uses. A few covers with faults but condition generally good (60 covers)

       

    Lot 426
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    Estimate: $150

    1930s/1940s selection of various edition Parcels Post labels, frankings including 1932 1/- Large Lyrebird (scarce solo), KGVI 1/4d and 5/- Arms, odd blemish (4)

     

    Lot 427
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    Estimate: $120

    1930 (29 Feb) cover from Melbourne to Bristol involved in R.M.S. 'Comorin' fire at Colombo, handstamped 'DAMAGED BY FIRE/ON S.S. "COMORIN" ', fine strike applied lower left, Post Office explanatory label affixed to reverse and cancelled at Bristol. Condition consistent with coming in contact with water during fire-fighting (covers were dried on decks of vessel)

     

    Lot 428
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    Estimate: $125

    1934 (26 Oct) registered to Geelong with blue and black label 'Princess Pier, Port Melbourne, Victoria' Victoria Centenary label, light central filing crease. APM 290 cat AU$400

     

    Lot 429
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    Estimate: $140

    Collection remainders of KGVI commemorative issue usages on cover, more interesting items include 2d NSW Sesqui with 6d Kooka (2) on 'HS' perfin cover, 6d AIF used with 1/- Lyrebird on 1940 cover to UK, and used with 6d Kooka (3) and 1/- Lyrebird (15) on Broadcast Licence card, mostly single usages demonstrating a wide variety of rates, some advertising covers, also 1937 1/6d Hermes (3) and 2/- Redrawn Kangaroo (2) on covers. Some small faults but condition generally good and some useful pickings (30 covers)

      

    Lot 430
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    Estimate: $250

    Collection of usages of the 1937-38 Royal Portrait Definitives, comprising Perf 13 x 14 1d Green Die I (3), 1d Red-brown (3), 2d Scarlet Die I (2), 3d Blue Die I (2), 3d Blue Die Ia (4), 3d Blue Die II chalky paper (2), 3d Blue Die II ordinary paper (3), Perf 15 x 14 1d Green Die II (6), 1d Red-brown (scarce), 2d Scarlet Die II (6), 3d Blue Die III (3), 1/4d Magenta (4), 5/- Robes (2). Mostly single usages with a wide variety of rates and destinations represented, and some advertising covers. Condition good and a fine lot (40 covers)

        

    Lot 431
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    Estimate: $400

    Collection of usages of 1938-56 Zoological Definitives, comprising Perf 13 x 14 d (3), 4d, 5d (6), 6d (2), 9d (3), 1/- (4), Perf 15 x 14 d (3, incl solo usage for payment of customs duty), 4d (5), 6d (6), 9d (7), 1/- (9), No Wmk d (7), 4d (8), 6d, 9d, 1/- (2). Mostly solo usages demonstrating a wide variety of rates, and including registered mail, censored mail, postcards, parcel fronts, advertising covers, with many interesting destinations. Condition generally good to fine, and an exceptional group (67 covers)

        

    Lot 432
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    Estimate: $200

    Collection of usages of the 1941 surcharges, with 2d on 2d (2), 3d on 3d (2), 5d on 5d (2); 1941 Definitive colour changes with 1d Red-brown (3), 1d Green (2), 2d Mauve (2), 3d Brown (3); and 1942-44 New Designs 1d Purple-brown (2), 1d Green (4), 2d Purple, 2d Scarlet (9), 3d Blue (9), 5d Slate-blue (10). Largely single usages demonstrating the variety of rates available, and including censored mail, advertising covers and a variety of destinations. A few covers with small faults but condition generally good and a fine lot (51 covers)

        

    Lot 433
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    Estimate: $250

    Collection of usages of 1947-52 KGVI Definitives, comprising 1d Princess Wmkd (2) and No Wmk (2), 1/3d Bull (2), 1/6d Hermes Wmkd (3) and No Wmk, 2/- Aboriginal Art Wmkd (5) and No Wmk, 2/6d Aboriginal Wmkd (2) and No Wmk (2), 5/- Arms (3), No Wmk 1d QM (2), 2d KGVI (2), 1950-52 1d QM (3), 2d QM (3), 2d Scarlet KGVI (3), 2d Chocolate KGVI (3), 3d Scarlet KGVI (6), 3d Green KGVI (5), 3d KGVI (3), 6d Brown KGVI (3), 6d Green (3), 7d KGVI (2), 8d Aboriginal (3), 1/0d KGVI (3). Many single usages present, and a wide variety of rates are represented, plus advertising covers, instructional markings, postcards, and parcel fronts. Condition generally very good, and a fine lot (66 covers)

         

    Lot 434
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    Estimate: $150

    1952-65 accumulation of commercial covers in binder, an attempt to collect one of each basic QEII pre-decimal stamp on cover, largely successful, but without any Navigators and several higher value commems also missing, condition variable but mostly good, and some useful pickings (119 covers)

      

    Lot 435
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    Estimate: $150

    Thursday Island: 1957-64 unusual commercial group of covers comprising 1957-58 rates of 10d and 1/3d to Port Kembla with 'THURSDAY ISLAND/2/QUEENSLAND' cds and 'PAQUEBOT' (in black or violet), and higher denomination airmail frankings to Brisbane of 2/8d, 3/2d and 4/2d, 'THURSDAY ISLAND/1/QLD-AUST' (2) or '3' cds, unusual (5)

      

    Lot 436
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    Estimate: $100

    1959 (17 Nov) use of 1/7d registration envelope (opened three sides), uprated for rate increase, registered at Throsby Crescent, poor strikes of the cds, nevertheless a scarce item

     

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