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    Lot 88
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,300

    Homemade volume containing registration labels, strength in 1920s-1940s, with South Australian and Victorian provisional types (some with cds), onwards, little duplication, including Banka Banka (4), Barrow Creek (10), Birdum (4), Brocks Creek (6), Brunette Downs (4), Charlotte Waters, Hatches Creek (4), Emungalan (2, one mss. 'Katherine'), Groote Eylandt, Maranboy (7), Powell Creek (3), Rankine River (3), Ti Tree Well (5), Tindal, Victoria River Downs (9), Wauchop Mines (2), Wave Hill (6), etc, also cds' including rare Hatches Creek multiple strikes of 1939 on d Kangaroo block, few covers, etc (400+ items). Excellent lot


    Lot 89
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $2,800

    Darwin and Suburban Post Offices: Extensive largely commercial collection commencing with Port Darwin squared-circle (5) and useful other pre-war, includes 1931-85 Registered (39, six with scarce NCR cash register receipt 1967-81), other special services including Certified, Security Post and Priority Paid, scarcer ancillary datestamps, Cyclone 'Tracey' concessional mail, tax/instructional markings (superb 1937 'MISSENT'), slogan and meter cancels, advertising/illustrated covers, philatelic with FDI and pictorial cancels, little or no duplication apparent, quality of cancellation strikes a feature, many unusual and interesting items for the specialist (334), also c1940s greeting card featuring photo of Government House Darwin. Would complement the very best of N.T. Postal History collections


    Lot 90
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,300

    Darwin Suburban Post Offices: Comprehensive collection of the cancellations in use to late-1990s, predominantly commercial, comprising Berrimah (9, two registered) 1971 Relief cds and straight-line 'UNCLAIMED/BERRIMAH N.T. 5791' (Williams (c)), Casuarina (64, eight registered), H.M.A.S. Coonawarra (4, one Priority Paid), Darwin North (6, one registered), Fannie Bay (2, one registered), Howard Springs (13, two registered), Nightcliff (24, six registered) 1973 'PAID' cds (2), Palmerston (32, one registered), Parap (9) 1967 registered, Sanderson (11, one registered), and Winnellie (48, six registered) 1973 Official Opening cover and rare 1983 NCR cash register labels (2), a number of Certified, Security Post, Priority Paid, tax/instructional markings present, and a particular feature is the extent and quality of the many short-lived rubber datestamps (222). Outstanding lot which would take many years to replicate


    Lot 91
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $135

    Adelaide River: 1947-92 selection including 1947 registered to Adelaide with barely legible 'ADELAIDE RIVER/N.T.' cds (Type 4), F.P.O. No. 072 label provisionally adapted, 1956 Official cover from Alice Springs redirected with good strike of this rare cds, later items include 'Return to Sender' markings, (5)


    Lot 92
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $800

    Alice Springs: Extensive commercial and philatelic selection, 1934-98, includes Registered (15), Certified (3), Security Post (4), Priority Paid, good range of rubber datestamps 1970s-1990s with 'POSTE RESTANTE' and 'REGISTRATION SECTION', 'PAID', slogan and meter cancels, advertising/illustrated covers, tax and instructional markings with 1941 handstruck 'TOO LATE', 'Return to sender', FDI and pictorial cancels, little or no duplication present, emphasis on quality of cancellation strikes, many useful items for the specialist (165)


    Lot 93
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Alice Springs: 1905 and 1914 'Shierlaw' fronts bearing good double strikes of squared-circle Type 2(b) and cds Type 3, respectively, the latter rare


    Lot 94
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $160

    Alice Springs - Ayers Rock/Uluru: 1964-91 philatelic and commercial selection including Registered (2), Certified (2), Priority Paid, good range of the various pictorial cancels including 1964 FDI, etc (30 items)


    Lot 95
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    Alice Springs - The Old Telegraph Station: 1972-91 mostly philatelic selection including 1972 Centenary with scarce registered (26 serviced) and the Telegram (2, special cancel in two inks), good variety of datestamps including superb Williams Type (e) rated RRRR, etc (27 items)


    Lot 96
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    Alice Springs East: 1948 (3 Aug) registered cover (trifle stained) bearing 'RELIEF No.15/SOUTH-AUST' cds (Type Rf1), manuscript provisional label (No. 11), also 1957 superb strikes of 'ALICE SPRINGS EAST/N.T. - AUST' (Type 9a) on FDC, (2)


    Lot 97
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $120

    Alice Springs South: 1970-85 commercial registered selection with differing types of provisional or permanent labels, one adapted from borrowed Alice Springs label, (5)


    Lot 98
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $290

    Alyangula: 1969-99 selection including registereds (3), Certified, and Security Post, good range of cds types with short-lived rubber types, unlisted 1975 'RELIEF/2/NT - AUST', mostly very good strikes, 'Return to Sender' and tax markings, etc (26 items)


    Lot 99
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $340

    Anthonys Lagoon: 1961 (11 Feb) 'Turley' registered cover with multiple strikes of 'ANTHONYS LAGOON/NT-AUST' cds (Type 10A), superb strike on reverse, 'Anthony's Lagoon, N.T.' registration label


    Lot 100
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $220

    Banka Banka: 1963-71 selection (3) with rare 'BANKA BANKA/NT - AUST' cds (Type 10A), including 1969 and 1971 philatelic registered covers


    Lot 101
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $340

    Batchelor: 1957-99 mostly commercial selection with registereds (4) including 1950s manuscript and typewritten provisional and 'South Australia' permanent labels, Priority paid, various types rubber datestamps, generally very good strikes, etc (17)


    Lot 102
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $250

    Borroloola: 1941-97 selection including Registered (5), earliest 1941 'Turley' with red South Australia type manuscript provisional label, 1955 commercial with very good strikes of 'BORROLOOLA/N.T.' cds (Type 4) and provisional label, later with 'Return to Sender' marking, etc (12 items)


    Lot 103
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $210

    Brocks Creek: 1937 (Aug) airmail cover to Sydney cancelled by light strike of rare 'BROCKS CREEK/N.T.' cds (Type 4), also 1932 inwards airmail cover from Sydney to 'Burnside Station/Brocks Creek', (2)


    Lot 104
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Charlotte Waters: 1905 and 1914 'Shierlaw' fronts, earlier with inscription for Storekeeper, Horseshoe Bend, fair double strike of cds Type 1, latter with good Type 3 strike (rated RRR)


    Lot 105
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $270

    Daly Waters: 1934-72 selection including Registered (3), very fine strike of rare double-oval '2 MAR 1941/A RADIO STATION/DALY WATERS' (Williams (f)), etc (11)


    Lot 106
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $170

    Daly River: 1949 (May) registered cover showing typically unclear strike of rare mailbag seal, manuscript provisional registration label, backstamped Darwin, etc, also 1966 and 1970 philatelic covers with very good 'DALY RIVER/NT - AUST' cds (Type 10A), latter registered with multiple strikes, provisional label, (3)


    Lot 107
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $110

    Elliott: 1969-94 selection, earliest item commercial registered, later registered with 'ELLIOT' mis-spelt label, Certified, Security Post, etc (9 items)


    Lot 108
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $220

    Frewena: 1968 (31 Dec) registered cover to N.S.W. showing two good strikes of 'FREWENA/N.T. - AUST' cds (Type 9a), backstamped Tennant Creek, etc, also Frews Ironstone Ponds 1972 pictorial duplex cancel on souvenir covers (3, one registered No. 28 of 41 serviced), (4)


    Lot 109
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $180

    Galiwinku: 1971-79 philatelic covers selection including 1971 and 1979 registered, earlier typewritten provisional, good strikes of the cds, (3). [P.O. open 1971-82 only]


    Lot 110
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $160

    Groote Eylandt: 1942 (6 Aug) use of outer portion of Air Mail Letter card to Sydney showing legible rare 'GROOTE EYLANDT/NORTH-AUST' cds, fine oval R.A.A.F. Censor handstamp in magenta


    Lot 111
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $190

    Hermannsburg: 1968-96 mostly philatelic selection including Registered (3) with varying label types, later with three types of pictorial datestamp, one the short-lived Williams (d) rated RRR, (7)


    Lot 112
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $120

    Horseshoe Bend: 1960 (30 May) use of 10d Aerogramme to East Melbourne bearing three fair strikes of the cds


    Lot 113
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $290

    Jabiru: 1982-97 largely commercial selection, range of short-lived rubber datestamps, mostly very good strikes, Registered (2), Security Post, 'PAID' cds, pictorial datestamp Williams (e), rated RRR (in use four weeks only - two superb strikes), taxed (5), 'Return to Sender' (4), etc (43 items), also Jabiru East 1981 commercial cover


    Lot 114
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $625

    Katherine: 1932-97 largely commercial selection with good range of cds types, particularly short-lived rubber datestamps, generally very good strikes (superb rare 'M.O.O.' Type 18 - year later than Williams), includes Registered (10) 1944-85, Certified (2), Security Post, 'PAID' (4, one superb 1974 cds), slogan cancels, taxed and 'Return to Sender' markings, rare NCR cash register labels, FDI and other philatelic cancels, etc ((88 items), also 1950s Katherine tourist souvenir booklet


    Lot 115
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $270

    Mataranka: 1935-53 selection with 'MATARANKA/NORTHERN TERRITORY' cds (Type 5), earliest a very good strike on airmail cover to Sydney, backstamped Darwin, others 1947 registered and 1953 illustrated covers, (3)


    Lot 116
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $130

    Newcastle Waters: 1933-79 selection including registereds (2), 1933 is late use during Telegraph Office status with very fine strike of 'NEWCASTLE WATERS/NTH AUST' cds (Type 7a)


    Lot 117
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $340

    Nguiu: 1974-96 philatelic and commercial selection including 'RELIEF/1/NT-AUST' cds (3 - Type Rf3), two FDI in violet signed by Postmaster, one on memo card states 'Black obliterating ink did not arrive in time for opening', Registered (2) one with 'NGUI' label error, Security Post, etc, various cancels, generally very good strikes (14 items)


    Lot 118
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    Nhulunbuy: 1971-97 largely commercial selection including Registered (3, one with rare NCR cash register label), Certified (2), Security Post, Priority Paid (3), short-lived rubber datestamps including good strike of rare 1974 Postmaster's double-lined oval (Williams (h)), 'PAID' cds, slogan cancels, 'Return to Sender' markings (4), etc, generally very good strikes (48)


    Lot 119
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $600

    Pine Creek: 1905-97 selection, earliest 'Shierlaw' front with fair double strike of 'PINE CREEK/S.A.' cds (Type 1), later with 1930s, 1955 and 1970 registered with mss provisional and permanent labels, generally very good strikes of the cancels, also 1935 airmail cover N.S.W. to 'Enterprise Gold Mine/Pine Creek', and 1944 censored cover from Italy addressed 'No.3 Camp A.W.C./...Zone 4 (Union Reef)' redirected within Alice Springs, (18)


    Lot 120
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $150

    Pine Creek: 1926 (2 Sep) registered cover to U.S. bearing Kangaroo 6d chestnut tied by fine 'PINE CREEK/N.T.' cds (Type 4) and contemporary ink stain, red 'rat's tail' provisional registration label, backstamped Darwin, Sydney and on arrival in U.S. (2)


    Lot 121
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $220

    Roper River/Bar: 1941 and 1945 registered covers with 'ROPER RIVER/NORTHERN TERRITORY' cds (Type 5), earlier a 'Turley' cover (wrinkled/soiled) with fair strikes only, manuscript provisional registration label, latter the Leichhardt souvenir cover with superb strikes, unnamed label, and 1970 'Turley' registered cover with fair strikes of short-lived 'ROPER BAR/NT-5777' cds (in use 1969-71 only), typewritten provisional label, (3)


    Lot 122
    Estimate: $450 Realised Price : $420

    Tennant Creek: 1935-99 commercial and philatelic selection, including Registered (7) 1942-85, Certified, Security Post, Priority Paid, range short-lived rubber datestamps, generally very good strikes, rare 1985 'POSTAGE PAID' label, 'Return to Sender' markings (3), etc (54 items)


    Lot 123
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $360

    Timber Creek: 1935 (15 Mar) registered covers endorsed in Postmaster's hand 'First mail from Timber Creek after being renamed', one signed, bearing red 'Victoria River (N.T.)/South Australia' registration labels (consecutive numbers 40-41 - former with 'Victoria River' scored through), stamps and labels tied by typically indifferently applied 'TIMBER CREEK/N.T.' cds (Type 4), backstamps include Katherine and Darwin


    Lot 124
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $135

    Tindal: Selection including Tindal 1969 philatelic registered cover, and R.A.A.F. Tindal 1990-97 various rubber datestamps, one with 'Return to Sender' markings, (10)


    Lot 125
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    Ti Tree Well: 1946-85 selection incl 1946 commercial covers (2) from same correspondence to U.S. with fine 'TI TREE WELL/N.T' cds (Type 4), registered covers (3, one a front) with registration labels including 'TI TREE WELL/SOUTH AUSTRALIA', etc (6)


    Lot 126
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $360

    Ti Tree Well: 1947 (10 Jul) registered cover from Lily Hese & Co to Adelaide showing fine 'TI TREE WELL/N.T' cds (Type 4), unnamed registration label tied by bold 'TI TREE WELL' handstamp, Alice Springs and Adelaide backstamps


    Lot 127
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $140

    Top Springs: 1959-71 registered selection with fair to very good strikes of 'TOP SPRINGS/ NT - AUST' cds (Type 10A), registration labels include early typewritten mss, (3)


    Lot 128
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $170

    Victoria River Downs: 1934-97 commercial and philatelic selection, earliest the Derby-Victoria River Downs first flight endorsed on reverse 'No office at Victoria R. Downs', later with Registered (3), Security Post, etc, generally very good strikes of cancels (11 items)


    Lot 129
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Waderr: 1982 and 1983 philatelic registered covers, earlier with manuscript registration details (underpaid and taxed), also Wadeye renaming 1984-95 selection of four various cancels, generally very good strikes, (7)


    Lot 130
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $100

    Warrego: 1972 cover to Melbourne showing good strike of oval rubber datestamp 'WARREGO N.T. 5760/21 FEB 1972', Williams records use from 'February 1972'


    Lot 131
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $115

    Wauchope Well: 1968 (19 Sep) registered cover with fair strike of 'WAUCHOPE WELL/NT - AUST' cds (Type 10A - sdl) showing handstamped 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE DOCKET No.' issued at Adelaide, also 1991? cover with superb strike of cds in violet dated '38 FE 61'!, 1955 cover redirected to 'Warrabri/Native Settlement/Via Wauchope', and 1983-84 covers stated to have been posted at Wauchope, (5)


    Lot 132
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $800

    Wauchope Mines: 1943 (25 May) registered 'Turley' cover showing three partial strikes of extremely rare 'WAUCHOPE MINES/N.T.' cds (Type 4) on front, clearer strike on reverse, provisional registration label, backstamped also at Alice Springs, Melbourne, Footscray


    Lot 133
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $135

    Yirrkala: 1971 (16 Sep) registered cover to N.S.W. bearing good double strikes of 'YIRRKALA/NT - 5791' cds, very good strike on reverse together with Darwin, etc, typewritten provisional registration label. P.O. open 1971-79 only


    Lot 134
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $145

    Yuendumu: 1982-87 selection including philatelic registered (4) and Security Post, good/very good strikes of the cds, four types of registration markings/labels, one borrowed use of Alice Springs label, (8 items)


    Lot 135
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $1,050

    Balance of the collection with items relating to Berry Springs, Brunette Downs 1936 commercial airmail, Finke (2), Hayes Creek 1972 philatelic cover, Humpty Doo (12), Larrimah 1964 commercial registered, Maningrida (6), Maranboy 1947 and 1953 inwards items, Noonamah, Numbulwar, Pine Gap, Powell Creek, Quorn-Alice Springs T.P.O., Renner Springs, Timber Creek 1969 philatelic regd, Warrego (10), Yulara (27), (70)


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