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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 742
    C ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1901 (1 Apr) Governor-General handstamped frank in blue on mourning envelope used in Sydney and addressed to Deputy Postmaster-General, very fine

     

    Lot 743
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Circa 1913 picture postcard ('Sydney Heads') with message in French but unaddressed and apparently sent under cover, d Kangaroo affixed cancelled by indistinct double circle 'CONSULAT GENERAL de FRANCE/SYDNEY' cachet, and with very fine second strike alongside, unusual

     

    Lot 744
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1913 (12 Feb) picture postcard to New Caledonia with New South Wales d Green and Kangaroo 1d Die 1 tied by Sydney cds. A fine and attractive combination franking

     

    Lot 745
    C ]
    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1917 (6 Mar) OHMS cover from The Australian Museum to Washington D.C. with 2d Kangaroo Third Wmk and d Green KGV Single Wmk, both punctured 'OS/NSW', tied by Castlereagh St. cds, fine

     

    Lot 746
    C ]
    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1918 (3 Jan) OHMS cover from Hawkesbury Agricultural College to Washington D.C. with 2d Kangaroo Third Wmk and d Green KGV Single Wmk both punctured 'OS/NSW' and tied by Richmond (NSW) cds, fine

     

    Lot 747
    C ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1920s to 1950s mostly commercial cover selection, including early commemoratives, some 3d Blue's, Canberra, W.A. Centenary, 3d Airmail Booklet plate, 1931 6d Airmail, 2d Macarthur Dark Hills, etc, frequent mixed condition reflected in conservative estimate (66)

       

    Lot 748
    C ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1922 (4 Feb) cover to Muscatine, Iowa with KGV 4d Violet tied by Katoomba (NSW) cds, with arrival cds alongside. Clean and very fine. BW cat AU$450 on cover

     

    Lot 749
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1925 (15 Jan) F. Owen French Piano two-sided advertising cover with 1d Red KGV Single Wmk pairs (2) tied Registered Sydney cds to Indiana, USA

     

    Lot 750
    C ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1927-51 selection of mostly commemorative and airmail stamps on commercial covers, including 1931 6d Kingsford Smith (3), 3d Blue commems, few advertising covers, condition mixed (66)

       

    Lot 751
    C ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1930s to 1980s range of Queensland covers, with advertising covers, details of commerce/industry of user in advertisement a feature, no duplication, condition mixed, generally good commercial quality (approx 230)

           

    Lot 752
    PS ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1931 (14 May) commercial airmail cover to 'The Daily Mail' contemporary franking uprate (includes 6d Kangaroo Small Multiple Wmk) of 1/9d for 2d envelope, the whole cancelled by Bruthen (Vic) cds (1/11d per half oz. airmail)

     

    Lot 753
    ^ ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1934 cardboard box fragment bearing 1/- Large Lyrebird x 7 + 3d Victorian Centenary tied by unusually legible strikes of handheld 'PARCELS POST/BRISBANE' obliterator (7/3d Scale 4 8-11lbs interstate parcels rate)

     

    Lot 754
    C ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1935 (Nov-Dec) pair of airmail covers from same correspondence Melbourne-London, earlier at 8d (2d letter + 3d internal airmail x 2), later 1/7d (1/6d full airmail service + 1d late fee), frankings include KGV 1/4d, odd blemish, unusual duo (2)

     

    Lot 755
    C ]
    Estimate: $2,500Starting Price: $1,900

    King George VI: Very useful assembly formed with intention of composing a commercial usage exhibit, focussing upon First Definitives, with scarce perf change 1d Red-brown solo, coils (sharp horizontal teeth) 2d Scarlet and 2d Mauve (+ d), 3d Die I 'White Wattles' rare solo (commercial papers rate), parcel labels/tags and bulk postage docket including frankings of Robes 10/- (9) and 1 (6) (approx 250 items), also good selections of 1937 NSW Sesquicentenary, 1940 AIF, 1941 Surcharges, and Second Definitive Series (1942-49), includes advertising covers, imprints, useful rates with airmail postcards, some faults, mostly exhibitable (300+)

           

    Lot 756
    C ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1937 (12 Feb) cover from Melbourne to London franked with 5/- Kangaroo C of A Wmk, 1/6d Hermes and 1/- Lyrebird tied by 'SHIP MAIL ROOM/MELBOURNE' cds, for five times rate. Cover a little shortened at left, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 757
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Thursday Island: 1940s/2000 cancellations on commercial covers selection including 1944 military 'AUST F.P.O./162' (Higginsfield Airstrip Cape York), 1960s Paquebot cds (2) and very fine handstamp, 1990 rectangular 'POSTAGE PAID' (for additional 5c postage), odd fault (12), also duplicated range and a few philatelic items

       

    Lot 758
    PS ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1940 (27 Aug) uprate of KGVI 1d postal card from Rose Slutkin for 9d airmail postcard rate to Palestine, censored at Sydney and the whole cancelled by GPO Sydney cds. Scarce pre-war rate

     

    Lot 759
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1941 (18 Apr) telegram form to Darwin bearing 'COLLINGWOOD/POST OFFICE' oval datestamp (PPA116 - RR) whilst in a state held together by two rubber bands, accompanied by original cover (opened roughly) with a better strike of cancel

     

    Lot 760
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1945-48 shipping documents correspondence from Melbourne to Bank of New Zealand in Wellington, sent airmail (one registered) at rates varying from 1/3d to 4/2d, frankings including 2/- Kangaroo (7, with a pair) and 1/- Mitchell (4), generally fine (22)

      

    Lot 761
    C ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1946 usages of two editions of Parcel Post labels franked 3/7d for 3-7lbs food parcels to U.K., differing franking compositions for the rate, from Armadale (WA) and Ashfield (NSW), some stamp/label faults (2)

     

    Lot 762
    C ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1946 (10 Sep) airmail cover from Sydney to Shanghai China, stained and roughly opened, at very scarce 3/6d half oz. airmail rate, Chinese chops (2) and backstamp

     

    Lot 763
    C ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1948 (27 Mar) airmail cover to Peru with 1d Princess and 1/- Lyrebird tied by Hamley Bridge (SA) cds, endorsed 'INTERNAL', indistinct arrival, a rare rate (1/1d half oz. airmail U.S. - Peru only)

     

    Lot 764
    C ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1949 (25 Jul) 1/6d Hermes airmail cover Hazelbrook to I.R.O. - U.N.E.C., Samar, Philippines, elusive Other Asian Countries 1/6d per oz rate, very fine 'IRO-UNEC/AUG 4/POST OFFICE' rubber datestamp on reverse, mail to this International Refugee Organisation Camp is rare

      

    Lot 765
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1950s-60s picture postcards showing a variety of make-ups of the 9d (1), 1/- (6, each with 1/- Lyrebird) and 1/2d (8) airmail rates, a few with minor stains, generally very fine (15)

      

    Lot 766
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1951 (31 Jul) airmail cover from Collingwood North (Vic) to the unusual destination of Barbados at 1/10d per half oz. rate, short-lived, backstamped on arrival

     

    Lot 767
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1952 (26 Dec) airmail cover from Hobart to Malaya bearing 6d Kookaburra pair (overpays 9d half oz. airmail), missent to Hong Kong, with 'HONG KONG/4-30/31 DE/52' Backstamp

     

    Lot 768
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1953 (31 Dec) airmail cover (opened at left) from Wellington (NSW) to Japan, franked 6d Kookaburra pairs x 2, commercial mail to this destination is very scarce in this era (2/- oz airmail rate)

     

    Lot 769
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1963 usages of Returned Unpaid Letter official covers with declared '8d' and '10d' more to pay, Zoological 6d and 8d (plus 2d QEII) affixed as receipts, scarce (2)

     

    Lot 770
    C/PS ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Thursday Island 1960-63 cover and aerogramme, former airmail to U.K. with bold handstamped 'PAQUEBOT', latter cancelled by 'THURSDAY ISLAND PAQUEBOT' cds, fine commercial usages (2)

     

    Lot 771
    C ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1d Carmine-red KGV strip of 3 and single tied by scarce Jackson (Qld) cds to 1914 (29 Oct) registered cover to Toowoomba, black and red label, flap roughly opened

     

    Lot 772
    PS ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1919 (3 Sep) use of registration envelope (BW RE8) from New Angledool (NSW) uprated with KGV Large Multiple Wmk d Green, manuscript registration details, fair strikes of cds on both sides

     

    Lot 773
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1920 (3 Feb) locally addressed registered cover with KGV Single Wmk 1d Chocolate (3) tied by Singleton cds, and with red registration label

     

    Lot 774
    PS ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1920 (29 Nov) used of registration envelope (BW RE8) from Kensington (NSW) uprated with KGV Large Multiple Wmk d Green, red registration label and with good strikes of cds both sides, addressed to famous auction house Spink & Son Ltd

     

    Lot 775
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1921 (5 Feb) registered cover from Langley Vale (NSW) with KGV 1d Red (corner fault) and 2d Orange (2), manuscript registration details, good strikes of cds

     

    Lot 776
    PS ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1924 (19 Feb) registration envelope (BW RE17) from Mogriguy (NSW), opened three sides, manuscript 'Mogriguy' ties red label, good strike of cds, along with T.P.O. No 2 West (both sides)

     

    Lot 777
    PS ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1924 (11 Oct) use of registration envelope (BW RE18) from Tarro (NSW), unnamed provisional red registration label, fair strikes of cds

     

    Lot 778
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Sydney 1925-26 registered covers with red labels, bearing KGV 4d Violet (distinct shades) and comprising 1925 from William Street, and 1926 from Castlereagh Street (2)

     

    Lot 779
    C/PS ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Elwood East and Maldon (Vic) registered covers, former 1935 blue provisional label, good strike of cds on reverse, latter 1925 use of registration envelope with red label (2)

     

    Lot 780
    PS ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1925 (29 May) use of registration envelope (BW RE19d) from Kurri Kurri (NSW), red registration label, good strikes of cds

     

    Lot 781
    PS/C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Dapto and East Minto (NSW) registered covers with red labels, former 1928 use of registered letter stationery with handstamped provisional label, latter printed matter rate (1d + 3d registration), good cds strikes (2)

     

    Lot 782
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Widgiewa and Yerranderie (NSW) registered covers, former 1965 scarce purple cds (superb strike on reverse, opened three sides), latter 1930 blue and black registration label, closed 1970 and 1958 respectively (2)

     

    Lot 783
    C ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    Long Bay/Malabar (NSW) registered covers comprising 1933 Long Bay with blue and black label, 1934 (Jul) same label with 'LONG BAY' scored-over and handstamped 'MALABAR' in violet, additionally with Scout Jamboree cinderella affixed, and 1934 (Oct) Long Bay red label handstamped 'MALABAR' in red, delightful trio for exhibit (3)

     

    Lot 784
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Orange and Quaama (NSW) registered covers with red labels, former 1934 uprated registered letter to Spain, latter 1935 (a bit stained), good cds strikes (2)

     

    Lot 785
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1934 (30 Nov) registered cover (wrinkles) from South Annandale NSW (renamed Westgate in 1937), and bearing blue and black label

     

    Lot 786
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Gracemere and Guyra (NSW) registered covers with provisional labels, former red (1935), latter blue and black (1937), cds strikes both sides (2)

     

    Lot 787
    C/PS ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Walgett and Waterloo (NSW) registered covers with red registration labels, former 1926 use of registration envelope, latter unusually underpaid at 2d but untaxed, fair cds strikes (2)

     

    Lot 788
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Vineyard and Whiteman Creek (NSW) registered covers, former 1935 blue and black label, latter 1937 red and black (rare type) registration labels, fair/good cds strikes (2)

     

    Lot 789
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1936 Casula and Gymea Bay (NSW) registered covers, former with manuscript registration details, latter provisional blue registration label, good strikes of cds both sides (2)

     

    Lot 790
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Jindalee and Koorawatha (NSW) registered covers with red labels, 1937 and 1936 respectively, printed matter rate (1d + 3d registration), good strikes of cds both sides (2)

     

    Lot 791
    PS ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1936 (30 Sep) registration envelope from South Kensington NSW (renamed Kingsford on 1 October 1936) and bearing cds for that date, unusual last and first days for old and new post office names

     

    Lot 792
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Lilli Pilli, Pelican Island, and Trunkey Creek (NSW) registered covers with blue labels, first two from 1957 (including 'Pelican Isld' manuscript provisional), last 1937 official cover, good cds strikes both sides (3)

     

    Lot 793
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1937 (6 Jan) registered cover (vertical crease at centre) from North Rothbury (NSW) bearing rare type red registration label (tied by Branxton cds), T.P.O. 1 West (codes B and C) cds backstamps, generally good strikes

     

    Lot 794
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Reddestone and Yarrangobilly (NSW) registered covers with 'No. 1' labels, former 1938 (a bit stained) with rare type red and black label, latter blue and black label, fair cds strikes (2)

     

    Lot 795
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1940 (26 Aug) registered cover from Jackadgery (NSW) bearing provisional blue label, good strikes of cds

     

    Lot 796
    PS ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1955 (Jul) use of uprated registration envelope bearing blue registration label tied by handstruck 'JUNCTION SHAFT', stamps cancelled on arrival at Perth (apparently posted before arrival of a cds), backstampings including Cooma, rare Snowy Mountains Scheme P.O. (open 1955-59 only)

     

    Lot 797
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1957 (15 Oct) registered cover from Fishing Point (NSW), fair strikes of this scarce cancel, with added thematic appeal (post office open 1953-68 only)

     

    Lot 798
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Euston and Pooncarie (NSW) registered covers with incorrect Victoria attribution amended to 'NSW', comprising 1962 with illegal franking of 2/5d stationery cut-out, and 1966 (reduced at base) covers, good cds strikes (2)

     

    Lot 799
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Youngal Camp (NSW) 1964-65 registered covers (opened three sides) with varying franking compositions for 2/5d rate, Snowy Mountains Scheme (open 1962-66 only) (2)

     

    Lot 800
    C/PS ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1966 registered covers bearing combination sd/decimal frankings, comprising Kanumbra (Vic) with 24c (faults) + 5d Christmas, and scarce 5d Red STO stationery envelope + 20c from Kings Meadows (Tas). A scarce commercial duo (2)

     

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