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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY, GENERAL

    Lot 742
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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 743
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    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    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
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $100 Realised 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
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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 746
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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 747
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $125

    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: $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 749
    C ]
    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 750
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $300 Realised 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
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $250 Realised 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
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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 753
    SOLD
    ^ ]
    Estimate: $75 Realised 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: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    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
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $2,000

    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
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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 757
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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 758
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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 759
    C ]
    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    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: $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 761
    C ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    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: $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 763
    C ]
    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 764
    C ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    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
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $55

    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
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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 767
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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

     

    Lot 768
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    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
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $75 Realised 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
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    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)

     

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