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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, MILITARY POSTAL HISTORY, WORLD WAR I

    Lot 693
    C ]
    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    1917 (2 August) OHMS 'State War council' printed lettersheet with 1d Red KGV punctured OS cancelled Melbourne cds, addressed to Richmond and with message authorising payment of 30 to Mr J.H. Wilson to allow him to resume his former occupation, Ink marks due to misplaced machine cancellation, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 695
    C ]
    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    1918 (30 September) stampless Y.M.C.A. envelope endorsed 'On Active Service' with enclosed letter on Y.M.C.A. notepaper headed 'Westham Camp Weymouth', addressed to Sydney and with 'A.I.F. CAMP P.O./16' cds, fine

     

    Lot 696
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1918 (Nov) Y.M.C.A. stampless postcard addressed to Digby (Vic) and endorsed on reverse 'At sea', with double-lined rectangular '????? EMBARKATION/OFFICE/LANE COVE WHARF,/CIRCULAR QUAY.' In blue, very fine and scarce

     

    Lot 697
    C ]
    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

    1919 (11 Jan) cover with 1d Red KGV cancelled Wynyard (Tas) cds, addressed to a Private in the 1st Machine Gun Battalion, with (on reverse) printed label 'AUSTRALIAN Imperial Forces/This bundle of letters is Not to be opened except by Addressee./Redirected A.B.P.O., London.', some soiling

      

    Lot 699
    CIN ]
    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    Cinderellas: Selection of patriotic labels, with various types of War Bond labels (7, with one duplicate), Tasmanian label encouraging enlistment (2), also d perforated 'DISABLED SERVICE' War Seal, and Y.M.C.A. 'SNAPSHOTS FROM HOM E LEAGUE' seal, generally fine and a scarce group (11)

     

    Lot 701
    CIN ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    Cinderellas: World War I 'LIBERTY LOAN' patriotic label featuring sailor and flag sheet of 25, large stain at lower right corner, few other blemishes and splitting of roulettes between second and third rows, however very scarce as a complete sheet

     

    Lot 703
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

    1925 flyer from the Toowoomba Branch of the R.S.L. advertising their 1000 Art Union lottery, together with the envelope in which it was posted, addressed to South Australia and franked with 1d Green KGV

     

    Lot 704
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    Documents: Group of papers for Peter Kenworthy Clark, who enlisted in October 1915 as a gunner in Field Artillery Brigade 2, comprising his Certificate of Discharge, his Soldier's Pay book, and a Railway Warrant 2nd Class for free travel from Melbourne to his home in Mildura. A fine lot, which includes details of Gunner Clark's service

       

    Lot 705
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    Documents: Folder for 'A GIFT from/The Australian Comforts Fund', being a folded and stitched card designed to contain letters and photographs, some soiling and ageing

     

    Lot 706
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    Documents: December 1918 Military Pass for Private J. Budd (41st Battalion) to travel to London, with 'HEADQUARTERS/O/SEAS TNG. BGDE. A.I.F.' double oval handstamp, some soiling and splitting

     

    Lot 707
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    Documents: September 1919 Military Pass for Corporal R.D. Woodland (4th battalion), handstamped 'FAMILY SHIP ___ INDEFINITE LEAVE' and with double oval 'FURLOUGH DEPT./AUSTRALIAN IMPERAIL FORCES' ds, some soiling and splitting

     

    Lot 708
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Publications: 'Soldier Songs From Anzac' by Signaller Tom Skeyhill, 2nd edition published by George Robertson & Co. (1915), 40 pages, comprising poems composed by the author during his service in Egypt and Gallipoli. Some minor spotting and with some pencil annotations on inside and outside back cover, however very scarce

     

    Lot 709
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Literature: 1918-19 Christmas and New Year printed pamphlet from the 57th Battalion with coloured insert showing the Battalion's battle honours, attractive and very fine and scarce

     

    Lot 710
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    Publications: 'Aussie', the Australian Soldiers' Magazine, Issue No. 13 (April 1919), 'printed in the field by the AIF Printing Section', 20 pages, somewhat fragile and with ragged edges, and with inscription at top of front cover indicating this to be the final issue. A scarce survivor

     

    Lot 711
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    Publications: 'Diggers' Poems' including "The Landing at Gaba Tepe" by Returned Soldiers, incomplete contents (only 8 of 16 pages)and printed by Renwick, Pride, Nuttall Print, Melbourne. Some peripheral damage to cover, contents very fine

     

    Lot 712
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Literature: 'Orders for Australian Imperial Force', issued by the Military Board for units included in Personnel Table No. 2 and Subsequent Tables, published by the Government Printer, Melbourne, 1915, 87 pages. Some minor spotting, but otherwise very fine condition

     

    Lot 713
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Literature: Souvenir on the 1919 Peace Day Carnival held at Crystal Brook South Australia), 19 July 1919, with Roll of Honour, list of deceased forces members, anthems, and programme of sporting events. Attractive and in exceptional condition

     

    Lot 714
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $90 Purchase Price : $82

    Literature: 'Soldier's Battle Hymn and Words of Comfort for the Anxious, Weak & Dying' by E.R. Bampton, 2nd edition (1915), 16 pages, published by "Times" Print, Burnie (Tas). Handwritten dedication inside front cover, otherwise very fine

     

    Lot 715
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    Literature: Folded printed programme for 'Vocal and Instrumental concert in aid of the Australian Comforts Fund', held at the Mechanics Institute, Sunbury (Vic) 10 July 1918. Small stain otherwise very fine

     

    Lot 716
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    Picture Postcards: Range of cards featuring War Memorials in Australian capital cities and regional towns, all but one black and white, and with a range of different makers, also two cards showing Australian soldiers in the Victory March through London. Generally fine and a difficult group to assemble (34)

        

    Lot 717
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    Picture Postcards: Patriotic design featuring Britannia and Australian soldiers 'To Constantinople', with verses referencing Gallipoli, slight soiling and ink marks on reverse

     

    Lot 718
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    Picture Postcards: Very attractive design showing the Anzac emblem and Australian coat-of-arms frames by wattle sprays, published by Gale & Polden, London, very fine

     

    Lot 719
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    Picture Postcards: Christmas and New Year greeting card featuring a reproduction of an original sketch showing solider in trench and with 'from Lady Rawlinson and the friends of the 4th Corps. Some spotting (more severe on reverse)

     

    Lot 720
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

    Picture Postcards: Patriotic design featuring Australian soldier with flap on map of Australia, minor wear but very attractive

     

    Lot 723
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $70 Purchase Price : $65

    Picture Postcards: group of patriotic cards featuring the flags of the Allied countries, mostly attractive multicoloured designs, with one used in France and two used with 1d Red KGV, generally fine (10)

       

    Lot 724
    C ]
    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    Picture Postcards: Printed card used for acknowledgment of receipt of food hampers from R.G. Wilson & Co., Melbourne grocers, inscribed 'Your Hamper of Dainties Received', and sent 24 January 1919, very fine and scarce

     

    Lot 726
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    Picture Postcards: Published by Monac and featuring an infant, the reverse shows a patriotic design with space for the message, including an illustration of HMAS 'Sydney', very fine and scarce

     

    Lot 727
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Picture Postcards: Christmas Greetings patriotic card featuring flag and inset photograph of Australian soldiers, slight peripheral wear otherwise fine and scarce

     

    Lot 728
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    Picture Postcards: photographic card reproducing drawings of an Australian soldier, his sweetheart, the Anzac emblem and Middle East scene, small blemishes but scarce

     

    Lot 729
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    Picture Postcards: Patriotic design featuring flags and map, 'AUSTRALIA EXPECTS THIS DAY THAT EVERY ONE WILL DO THEIR DUTY'. Minor blemishes but scarce

     

    Lot 730
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    Picture Postcards: Patriotic design featuring 'John Bull' and Australian soldier flanked by warships, published by Turner & Sons, Sydney, very fine and scarce

     

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