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    Online General Sale No. 66

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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL STATIONERY, ENVELOPES

    Lot 747
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1915-16 1d Carmine KGV Sideface Die II very fine unused and scarce. BW EP5, cat AU$600

     

    Lot 748
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1915 d Bright Emerald KGV 'Star' Embossed CTO with 'MELBOURNE/VICTORIA' cds 3 JL 15 for U.P.U. distribution, very fine. BW EP6, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 749
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    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    1918-36 small group of KGV Post Office embossed envelopes, with 1918 1d + d Star (BW EP14) (2), 1918 1d Black-brown Star (EP18), 1919 1d Brown Star (EP19(1)), 1920 2d Orange Star No 'POSTAGE' (EP21), 1923 1d on 2d Red Star (EP26), 1923 1d Green Star (EP27(2)), 1924 1d Red Star (EP28(1)), 1928 1d Red Oval (EP31(1)), 1930 2d on 1d Red Oval (EP35(1)), 1930-37 2d Red Oval (3 - EP36(1), EP36(6)A, EP36(6)B). All very fine unused, BW cat AU$1740 (13)

        

    Lot 750
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1919-22 KGV 'Star' Embossed Design, comprising 1d Brown, 2d Orange and 2d Red, each CTO with G.P.O. Melbourne cds for U.P.U. distribution, fine. BW EP20(1)w,21w,23(1)w, cat AU$450 (3)

     

    Lot 751
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1919-20 KGV 1d Brown Star Embossed Die 1, very fine unused. BW EP16, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 752
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    Estimate: $550Starting Price: $420

    1928 KGV Oval Embossed d Orange, 1d Green, 1d Red, 2d Brown each CTO with 'G.P.O./MELBOURNE' cds for U.P.U. distribution, very fine. The d, 1d and 2d represent the only printings of these values on Post Office stock, the dies being reserved otherwise for stamping of private envelopes. BW EP29,30,31w,33, cat AU$1100 (4)

     

    Lot 753
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1942-78 mainly mint collection of KGVI and QEII Post Office envelopes, with KGVI BW EP42(7)A, B, EP44(2), EP45(1), EP46, EP48(1) optd SPECIMEN, EP48(4), EP49(2), QEII pre-decimal issues largely complete including 4d and 5d Light Blue long type optd SPECIMEN, and 5d Dark Blue and 5d Light Blue cancelled first day, and Decimal issues 4c to 20c showing various text and font changes (55)

       

    Lot 754
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1916-18 d Yellow-green KGV 'Star' Embossed on laid batonne stock without any printing, fine unused. BW ES25, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 755
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    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1916-1918 d Green 'Star' Embossed stamped-to-order envelopes on stock similar to that used for the Post Office envelopes prepared for U.P.U. distribution, but without any user identification and almost certainly for the Evangelical Lutheran Synod in Victoria, comprising superb unused in yellow-green shade, and three uprated examples in dull green shade, with 1d and 2d rates to Rev Graebner in Unley (SA) (one taxed but with postage due removed), and a 1d rate to Rev Darsow in Toowoomba, Qld. Very fine and a scarce group BW ES25, cat AU$800 (4)

      

    Lot 756
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1920(?) KGV 1d Red 'Star' Embossed + d Green 'Star' Embossed + d Green Sideface cut-out cancelled at Melbourne, 12 March 1921. The famous 'tripleton' of which only about half-a-dozen complete envelopes are recorded. BW ES38, cat AU$500 as cut-out

     

    Lot 757
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1922-24 1d Violet, 1924-28 1d Green and 1922-23 2d Red KGV 'Star' Embossed, each unused with printed address for British Australian Wool Realisation Association Ltd., 2d with vertical crease, others fine. A scarce group, BW ES41, 43 and 61, cat AU$800 (3)

     

    Lot 758
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1924-28 1d Green KGV 'Star' Embossed on laid batonne stock without any printing, fine unused. BW ES43, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 759
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1919-21 1d Brown KGV Die 3 'Star' Embossed on off-white wove envelope. There is no printing on the envelope but this stock was not used for Post Office issues. Very fine unused, BW ES52, unpriced unused

     

    Lot 760
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    Small group of unused KGV, KGVI and QEII STO envelopes, with KGV 2d Red oval embossed, KGVI 1d Green (2, one for Australian Defence Canteens), 1d Green, 2d Red (on large envelope for Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society, vertical crease), 3d Green Crowned Circle, QEII 3d Red Large Die, 5d Dark Blue (2), 5d Light Blue. Mostly fine, and a scarce group in unused condition. BW cat AU$875 (10)

        

    Lot 761
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    Stamped-to-Order Envelopes: 1930 1d Green + 1d Green George V Oval Embossing stamped-to-order on Texas Company window envelope, used at Melbourne 1 October 1930 (the earliest known date). The envelope has been somewhat roughly opened, but scarce. BW ES66, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 762
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    Estimate: $1,100Starting Price: $850

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1938 1d Green George V + 1d Green George VI Oval Embossing uprated with 1d Green Queen Elizabeth Die 1 for the 3d foreign rate, used from Hobart to Los Angeles, 2 May 1939. A single order of 1,000 was printed of this doubleton, of which it is thought about six examples survive. Torn flap extending to a small tear into the face of the envelope, couple of small marks but otherwise good. BW ES68, cat AU$4000

     

    Lot 763
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    King George VI 2d Green (BW ES85) usages pre and post 9 July 1951 printed matter rate increase from 2d to 3d, latter small blemish (2)

     

    Lot 764
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1913-14 1d Kangaroo with drilled 'OS' (Type 1 on Original die) on long Education Department (Vic) envelope (230 x 102mm), adherences to back flap, otherwise fine and rare in unused condition. This is the envelope illustrated in the catalogue. BW EO1A, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 765
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    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    Group of large (approx 228 x 102mm) Education Department envelopes, comprising 1d Brown Sideface with 'OS' in electro (2, Type 1 electro used from Charlton to Melbourne 11 MR 26, and Type 2 electro used Barongarook to Melbourne 20 MAR 24), 1d Red 'Star' Embossed with 'OS' in die used Rutherglen to Melbourne 14 AU 24, and 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d Red 'Star' with 'OS' in die used Cape Clear to Melbourne 29 SE 24. Condition fine, and a scarce group. BW EO7A,EO7B,EO14,EO15, cat AU$650 (4)

      

    Lot 766
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1920 2d Orange KGV Sideface with 'OS' in electro stamped-to-order window envelope for Commonwealth Treasury, Melbourne, used 19 SEP 1921. Small portion of back flap missing, otherwise fine. BW EO9, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 767
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1923 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d Red 'Star' Embossed with 'OS' in die, large (228 x 102mm) Education Department envelope used from Thornbury to Melbourne, 21 AU 24, fine. BW EO14, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 768
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1924-28 1d Red KGV 'Star' Embossed with 'OS' in Die on long Education Department (Vic) envelope (230 x 102mm), crease in lower right corner, otherwise fine and scarce in unused condition. BW EO15, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 769
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    Estimate: $140Starting Price: $105

    1928-30 1d Red KGV Oval Embossed 'OS' in Die Education Department (Vic) envelope (230 x 102mm) unused, vertical fold with some wrinkling and flap faults, but very scarce unused. This is the envelope illustrated in the catalogue. BW EO17, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 770
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    Military Envelopes: 1916-1919 group of 1d Military Envelopes, comprising 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE' 1st setting (ME1) mint (somewhat grubby); 'A.I.F., ABROAD' 1st setting used from Campbelltown (Tas) with pencil endorsement indicating the addressee was a prisoner-of-war (minor peripheral damage, and stamp impression damaged at top left), 2nd setting mint (3, one addressed but not posted); 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE, ABROAD' 1st setting mint. BW cat AU$1900 (6)

      

    Lot 771
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Defence Forces Vietnam 5c Deep Blue envelope unused (2) and 1967-68 philatelic use (4, one registered), latter including two with typewritten 'Last Mail Out of AUST FPO 2', also 1973 late registered use at ANZUK FPO 5. Unusual lot (7)

       

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