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    • Lots with a "T" after the Estimate are subject to GST of 10% on the Reserve Price.
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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAGE DUES, COVERS

    Lot 811
    C ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1902 (30 Oct) cover from Port Elizabeth, Cape Colony with 1d, underpaid 1d for U.P.U. rate and octagonal 'T/15c' applied. addressed to Toowoomba (interesting routing backstamped Hobart) with handstruck 'T' on arrival with manuscript '3' double deficiency, 1902-04 1d Postage Due vertical strip of 3 affixed and tied by Toowoomba cds. Some toning on postage dues, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 813
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    1903-1909 picture postcards (8) franked d, 1d or 1d, all taxed and to addresses in NSW, Queensland, South Australia or Victoria, various tax markings applied at both origin and destination including various handstruck numerals, postage due franking of either 1902-04 or 1906-08 series, with 1d solo (3), 2 x d, 1d plus 2d (2), 2d, and 1d strip of 3, mostly manuscript cancelled, generally fine (8)

      

    Lot 814
    C ]
    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    1903 (17 Feb) U.S. 2c stationery envelope uprated with 3d, sent from Nashua to Toowoomba, rated as overweight and handstruck 'T/25' in circle added, with double deficiency of 5d indicated by 'T5D' in oval on arrival. 1902-04 1d and 2d pair Postage Dues affixed and tied by Toowoomba cds, Brisbane and Toowoomba backstamps. Fine and attractive

     

    Lot 815
    C ]
    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    1903 (18 Mar) Tattersalls cover to Hobart with Tasmanian 2d Pictorial tied by 'T.M.l. RY. - No. 3/TASMANIA' cds, very fine strike of oval 'LATE LETTER/_____ 1d/TO PAY' and with 1902 Blank Base 1d Postage due affixed and tied by Hobart cds. Roughly opened with flap damage and usual spike hole, however very rare

     

    Lot 816
    C ]
    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1904-13 range of underpaid postcards used within Australia taxed and with postage dues added, from New South Wales (4), Queensland (2), South Australia (4) and Victoria (2), good selection of tax handstamps, frankings include 1d, 2d monocolours and 1d, 2d bicolours, also two taxed postcards without postage dues added. A fine group (14)

       

    Lot 818
    C ]
    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1904 (19 Dec) Tattersalls cover from Nhill (Vic) with 1d tied by numeral duplex, handstruck 'T2D' in oval, on arrival 1902 Blank Base 2d and 6d pair of Postage dues were affixed and tied by Hobart cds, representing the total postage due on a bundle of letters. Usual spike hole, otherwise very fine and a scarce franking (BW cat for 6d combination franking AU$500)

     

    Lot 819
    C ]
    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    1905 (31 May) local Brisbane cover with 1d tied by 'GPO' obliterator, with 'LATE FEE' and 'T3D' in oval, 1902-04 1d and 2d Postage Dues affixed and tied by pencil manuscript crosses. Fine

     

    Lot 820
    C ]
    Estimate: $90 Purchase Price : $82

    1905 (14 Aug) folded 'Aloha From Hawaii' illustrated lettercard to Hobart with U.S. 5c tied by Honolulu cds, taxed 25 centimes, with handstruck '5D' applied on arrival, and with 1902 Blank Base 1d and 4d postage dues affixed and cancelled by somewhat messy Hobart South cds. Card partly split along fold

     

    Lot 822
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1906 (3 Jan) unstamped picture postcard from Wellington (NZ) to Manly (NSW), circular '2d/DOUBLE DEFICIENCY TO PAY' applied, and 1902-04 1d Postage due pair affixed and cancelled by straight-line 'MORE TO PAY', very fine

     

    Lot 825
    C ]
    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1907 (30 Aug) Tattersalls cover from Oakleigh (Vic) to Hobart with oval 'T4D' overwritten mss '2', on arrival 1902 Blank Base 8d Postage Due affixed (collecting tax on several letters) and tied by Hobart cds, usual spike holes otherwise fine. The 8d is a very scarce stamp on cover, but more so as a solo franking (BW cat AU$500)

     

    Lot 827
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1908 (15 Apr) cover (opened three sides) from Nowra (NSW) with 1d pair, addressed to a ship's officer at Melbourne, forwarded to Port Adelaide. Boxed 'DEFT 2D/FINE 2D/4d' overstruck by 'T4D' in oval, and reverse with 1906-08 1d strip of 4 tied by Port Adelaide squared circle ds. minor cover faults

      

    Lot 828
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1908 (25 Aug) picture postcard sent from Mount Perry (Qld) using South Australian 1d adhesive, not at that stage valid for postage so left uncancelled with Mount Perry cds alongside and manuscript 'T2d', Brisbane machine transit cancel, addressed to Sydney with 1906-08 1d Postage Dues (x 2, a little damaged due to overhanging postcard) affixed and tied by Markets NSW cds, the card subsequently re-addressed to Grantham, Qld

     

    Lot 832
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1914-1929 group of underpaid picture postcards from Great Britain (4) or Switzerland, underpaid with appropriate tax markings and with d pair, 1d (3) or 1d plus d bicolour postage dues affixed, generally fine (5)

      

    Lot 834
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1914 (26 Oct) cover from New York to Sydney with U.S. 2c tied by machine, underpaid 3c and twin circle 'T/NY CENTIMES/30/A' applied. 'OPENED BY CENSOR' tape at left, unusually without tax handstamp on arrival, double deficiency indicated by affixing 1913-21 1d strip of 3 cancelled by the '376' numeral used at the G.P.O., very fine

     

    Lot 837
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    c1920 Shierlaw front with KGV 1d Red-brown Single Wmk tied by straight-line 'POSTED IN LATE FEE BAG', and with framed 'T1D', 1d Wmk Crown over Double-lined A Thin Paper postage due affixed for payment of late fee, tied by manuscript pencil

     

    Lot 838
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1921-36 underpaid picture postcards from U.S.A. to New South Wales (3) or Victoria, with appropriate tax markings and with 1d bicolour postage dues affixed, one 1936 card showing 1d postage due cancelled Neutral Bay (NSW) cds in violet, generally fine (4)

     

    Lot 839
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1921-39 covers (3) showing rejected use of revenue stamps, with 1921 (12 Jan) cover (faults) from Dubbo to Sydney with NSW 1d Stamp Duty, 1913-21 4d Postage Due affixed, 1921 (19 Jan) local Sydney cover with NSW 2d Stamp Duty, 1913-21 4d Postage Due affixed; and 1935 (26 Dec) cover (faults) from Cambridgeshire with G.B. 1/3d Health & Pensions, to Melbourne (redirected to Sydney), with 1922-30 3d Postage Due affixed. In each case the postage dues are cancelled by the 'DELIVERY ROOM/SYDNEY' cds (3)

     

    Lot 840
    C ]
    Estimate: $70 Purchase Price : $65

    1921 (7 Apr) long cover to Moss Vale (NSW) with 2d KGV Orange and endorsed 'Legal Documents Only', manuscript 'T8d' in pencil with 1912-23 2d and 1909-10 6d (damaged) tied by Moss Vale cds

     

    Lot 841
    C ]
    Estimate: $160 Purchase Price : $140

    1921 (Dec) cover from New York with U.S. 2c, addressed to Sweden but underpaid and with twin circle 'T/N.Y./CENTIMES/30/A' applied, Swedish 25 ore postage due label affixed on arrival, but then redirected to Sydney where a 1913-21 1d Postage Due strip of 3 was affixed and tied by 'DELIVERY ROOM/G.P.O. SYDNEY' cds. Fine and attractive, an unusual dual country postage due usage

     

    Lot 843
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1925 (23 Jul) McKenzie & Co. Auctioneers oversize/overweight cover sent from Echuca to Melbourne franked 2d only, oval 'T' and mss 'over 6ozs' and '1/5d', Third Watermark 2d and 5 x 3d postage dues affixed and tied by Private Box Room Melbourne cds, some blemishes, attractive for exhibit

     

    Lot 844
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $90 Purchase Price : $82

    1925 (25 Jul) picture postcard (Gold Coast Building at the Wembley Exhibition) with 1d Wembley cancelled Exhibition machine, addressed to Cleveland, Queensland, with hexagonal 'T', on arrival the oval 'T1D' was applied and 1922-30 1d Postage Due affixed cancelled in manuscript. Corner crease otherwise fine, and a scarce postage due on cover, BW cat AU$200

     

    Lot 847
    C ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1931 (7 March) U.S. 2c stationery envelope used from Boston to North Adelaide, underpaid 3c for U.P.U. rate and circular 'CENTIMES/30/T' applied, and at San Francisco a five-line informative handstamp in purple was struck relating to the deficiency. On arrival the double deficiency was indicated by the 'T3D' in cartouche, and 1922-30 Third Wmk d and 3d Postage Dues affixed and cancelled in manuscript

     

    Lot 848
    PS ]
    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    1932 (3 May) and (14 Jun) 1d wrapper fronts sent from Melbourne to Edgecliff (NSW), each with boxed 'NEWSPAPER/OVER 6 OZS', the first with tax marking cut away but with printed red label 'TAXED MAIL/Check with Mail Advice' affixed, the second with oval 'T2D' and with 1931-36 1d Postage Dues (2) affixed and manuscript cancelled (2)

     

    Lot 849
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1934 (10 Dec) airmail cover (opened three sides) from Nottingham to Kerang (Vic) carried on the second direct flight from England to Australia. Franked 4d representing only the surface rate plus airmail within Australia, the correct rate was 1/3d and hence 10d underpaid, indicated by hexagonal 'T' handstamp with mss '210' (gold centimes), and with 'T' in oval added on arrival with mss '1/9' double deficiency. Reverse with 1941-36 d pair, 2d pair and 4d block of 4 Postage Dues cancelled Kerang cds 1 JA 35. A fine underpaid air mail cover

      

    Lot 853
    C ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1937 (22 Sep) large part parcel front and back from Gisborne (NZ) franked 1936 8d Pictorial and 1937 6d Coronation tied by roller cancel, with Parcel Post label overstruck 'DUTY FREE' in violet, and Parcel Post Customs Declaration (some tears). Addressed to Sydney and redirected to Camden, 'MORE TO PAY' label affixed indicating 6d due for redirection, and 1931-36 2d Postage Due strip of 3 affixed tied by Camden cds. Some inevitable creasing but an unusual and scarce usage

     

    Lot 854
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1941 (12 Aug) On Active Service censored cover from Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika with 15c pair and 1/- tied by 'E.A./A.P.O. 2' ds, underpaid for air mail and with manuscript tax endorsement. Addressed to Goulburn (NSW) with handstruck boxed 'TAX/(2/7/No. 1 SYDNEY' in red, with interesting mixed issue Postage Due franking of 1931-36 1d and 4d corner block of 6 and 1938 2d and 4d tied by Goulburn cds. Flap missing and a few minor blemishes, otherwise fine and attractive

     

    Lot 855
    C ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1941 (30 Aug) Turley registered air mail cover from Wandearah East (S.A.) with d Kangaroo, 1d KGVI and 3d KGV punctured 'OS' tied by cds., and with provisional registration label. The use of the 3d puncture was illegal, and an oval 'T' has been struck with manuscript charge of '1/-' levied, with 1938 1/- Postage Due affixed and tied by manuscript initials. Fine and unusual, solo use of the 1/- postage due is unpriced by BW

     

    Lot 859
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1954 (22 Dec) Business Reply Post cover from Melbourne to South Melbourne, with 1946-56 Redrawn Value Plates 1/- block of 8 and single tied by South Melbourne cds, paying for 9/- worth of reply paid mail, single 1/- damaged otherwise fine

     

    Lot 860
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1955 (17 Oct) meter franked cover from Mayfield (NSW) to Sydney (readdressed to Pymble), with 'OUT OF COURSE/SYDNEY' cds, boxed 'REGISTERED IN/ACCORDANCE WITH/RULE (297)/RECEIVING SECTION/SYDNEY No. 3' in violet, and boxed 'T (1/0)/3.B' in violet. 2d strip of 4 and singles (2, one damaged) affixed but uncancelled. Range of backstamps, some spotting down left edge, otherwise fine and unusual

     

    Lot 861
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1956 (Jun) part parcel front and back from Sears, Roebuck & Co., Los Angeles addressed to Hawthorn (Vic) with 3c and 50c strip of 3 precancels, handstruck 'UNSOLICITED GIFT' and with 'INTERNATIONAL PARCEL POST' label affixed indicating weight of 4lb8oz. On arrival of Customs Assessment label was affixed indicating 1/2/2d duty payable, plus a 'MORE TO PAY' label indicating 1/- due for special handling of overseas parcel with customs duty payable. 1953 1/- Postage Due affixed tied by Hawthorn cds. Vertical fold and a few minor creases, an unusual and scarce postage due charge

     

    Lot 862
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1957 (24 Apr) unaddressed cover with Adelaide cds and framed 'T8D', 8d Postage Due affixed and tied by scalloped oval 'DELIVERY WINDOW/G.P.O. ADELAIDE' ds of 24 APR 1957, being the day of issue. BW D137y, cat AU$200

     

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