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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 813
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

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

     

    Lot 817
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    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 819
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    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    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 820
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    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    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 821
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

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

     

    Lot 822
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    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 823
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    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 824
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    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 826
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    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 827
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    Estimate: $2,500 Purchase Price : $2,214

    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 828
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    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 829
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    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 830
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    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 831
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    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 832
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    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 833
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    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 834
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    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    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 835
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    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

     

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