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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAGE DUES, COVERS

    Lot 939
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1922-30 Third Wmk d Carmine and Pale Yellow-green block of 24 from base of sheet (lacking side selvedges) with Harrison imprint. Sensible hinge reinforcement of some split perfs, otherwise fine with most units MUH, a rare multiple. BW D105Bz, cat AU$450++ (2014)

     

    Lot 940
    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 942
    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 946
    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 947
    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 948
    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 950
    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 951
    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 952
    C ]
    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1910-38 range of underpaid covers and postal stationery envelopes from USA showing a range of deficient postage markings and all with postage dues added on arrival. Many are 3d double deficiencies, and include single frankings of the 1909-10 3d (BW cat AU$200) and 1912-23 3d (BW cat AU$400), also two with unusual 2d deficiency, two covers with WWI censor tape, and 1916 and 1938 covers with advisory handstamps. A few with small cover faults, but generally a fine and interesting group (13 covers)

        

    Lot 953
    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 954
    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 955
    C ]
    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1916 (6 Apr) 'MORE TO PAY LABEL' (75 x 60mm, printed in black on orange) with 1909-10 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Thick Paper 3d, 6d and 1/- tied by 'PP/PERTH' datestamps. Minor creases otherwise fine and rare

     

    Lot 956
    C ]
    Estimate: $90 Purchase Price : $82

    1919 (2 Apr) OHMS 'NOTIFICATION of a case of/INFECTIOUS DISEASES' lettersheet posted at Melbourne without stamp, and with oval 'T1D', 1912-23 Wmk Crown over Double-lined A Thin Paper d and 1d Postage Dues affixed and tied by faint 'L.C. ROOM/MELBOURNE' datestamps. Fine and a scarce deficiency rate

     

    Lot 957
    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 958
    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 959
    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 960
    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 and with 1912-23 2d and 1909-10 6d (damaged) tied by Moss Vale cds

     

    Lot 961
    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 962
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    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 RoomMelbourne cds, some blemishes, attractive for Exhibit

     

    Lot 963
    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 965
    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 967
    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 968
    C ]
    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    1935 (15 Jan) cover from Tangier to Western Australia with d KGV tied by 'BRITISH POST OFFICE/TANGIER' cds, with handstruck 'T' and manuscript '2d', on arrival 1931-36 2d C of A Wmk Postage Due affixed and tied by Kellerberrin cds, 13 MR 1935. Subsequently marked 'UNCLAIMED' and eventually returned to Ceres, South Africa, various transit datestamps.

     

    Lot 969
    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 974
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1946 (29 Apr) cover from Cardiff, Wales with 3d KGVI pair tied by machine cancel, endorsed 'Over oz' and underpaid for air mail, with hexagonal 'T' with manuscript '4/-' added on arrival in Melbourne. Block of 4 1938 1/- Postage dues affixed and cancelled 'ELIZABETH ST./MELBOURNE C.1' cds. Fine, BW cat $125++ on cover

     

    Lot 975
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1952 (19 Nov) cover from Toronto, Canada to Cumnock (NSW) franked 1951 15c Stamp Centenary tied by machine cancel, underpaid for airmail transmission and with circular 'B/T/60/CENTIMES' in purple, converted on arrival to 1/8d double deficiency. Postage due collected by affixing on reverse 1946-56 Redrawn Value Plate 2d Postage Due strips of 3 (2) in combination with 2d Queen Mother and 6d Kookaburra, tied by Cumnock cds, 24 NO 52. Fine, and an unusual combination of ordinary and postage due stamps

      

    Lot 976
    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 978
    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 979
    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

     

    Lot 980
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1958 (14 Jan) Qantas Round-the-World flight cover with 2/- commemorative, boxed 'T/2F' with manuscript '4/-' as underfranked 2/- for return service, on arrival back in Australia 1953 2/- Postage Due pair affixed and cancelled with manuscript date in pen. A scarce stamp on cover, BW cat AU$200

     

    Lot 981
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1959 (23 Jun) cover posted at Kempsey without stamps, addressed to Sydney and receiving a faint boxed 'T' handstamp with manuscript '8', 1953 2/- and 1958-63 No Wmk 1d Postage dues affixed and tied by 'DELIVERY ROOM G.P.O.SYDNEY' cds, indicating collection of deficient postage of several covers to the same addressee. The 2/- is scarce on cover (BW cat AU$200)

     

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