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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 1039
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    Victoria Tourism-related: 1911-63 photographic booklets (4) and 1927-92 mainly 'Greetings from' envelopes (19 + front), the first 'Spend your next holiday at Maldon', noted 1963 with rare Tidal River Camp cds (29 items)

           

    Lot 1040
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $268

    1913 (31 May) picture postcard to London with ½d Kangaroo pair cancelled by two superb strikes of 'COLOMBO PAQUEBOT' c.d.s.

     

    Lot 1041
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    Estimate: $90 Purchase Price : $82

    1914 (24 Mar - 25 Apr) picture postcards (Sydney, Sth Aust, Ship flags, Naples) to Turramurra, Sydney from German ship each franked Germania 10pf tied 'DEUTSCHE/SEEPOST/AUSTRALISCHE/HAUPTLINIE' cds, one also Melbourne and one Port Taufiq cds (5, odd fault)

      

    Lot 1042
    PS ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1914 (3 Jun) used of 1d Kangaroo Lettercard Original Die 'ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE, PERTH' Unframed Oval No Sky in Black (BW LC14(119D), vertical crease) to U.K. with 1d Kangaroo added, apparently paying late fee, tied by 'COLOMBO PAQUEBOT' c.d.s., and with Colombo double ring d.s. at lower left

     

    Lot 1043
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1930-40 (13) and 1960s (7) various Western Queensland car company illustrated advertising covers, all different and very fine (20)

         

    Lot 1044
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1930-38 covers with all different car part advertisements for Elphinstones Ltd., Brisbane, 1d, 2d or 3d frankings, attractive group (4)

      

    Lot 1045
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    Express Delivery: 1938-45 4d Express Delivery Fee covers, most franked at 6d rate for 2d letter rate, good range of origins/destinations, mostly with manuscript Express Delivery endorsements, one 1939 Melbourne to Sydney with boxed 'EXPRESS/SERVICE (IV)' in violet, 1945 Melbourne to Mildura franked 6½d (2½d letter rate) with Unframed 'EXPRESS DELIVERY/SERVICE (IV)' in violet, 1938 airmail from Sydney to Melbourne franked 10d (2d letter rate + 3d air fee + 1d late fee + 4d express delivery), and 1942 cover from Melbourne to Sydney franked 7d with Unframed 'EXPRESS DELIVERY/SERVICE (IV)' in violet (2d letter rate + 1d late fee + 4d express delivery); and 1949 oversize airmail cover from Sydney to Coonabarabran franked 4/4½d. Several covers stained on reverse by poor storage, some other faults however a fine group (12 covers)

        

    Lot 1046
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1931 (14 Mar) unsealed envelope franked George V 1d Green, with superb advertisement for Alpha Fishing Tackle on front

     

    Lot 1047
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    1933 (8 Mar) registered OHMS cover from Dartmoor to Branxholme Vic, then readdressed and franked with combination OS opts 2d and perf OS KGV 3d, many backstamps

     

    Lot 1048
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1934 and 1937 U.S. ship mail, (i) commercial airmail cover to Washington D.C. (air in US?) bearing U.S. 6c tied by 'U.S.S./ASTORIA SYDNEY/AUSTRALIA' duplex; (ii) 1937 illustrated U.S.S. Smith cover with George V 3d tied 'U.S.S./SMITH SYDNEY AUSTRALIA' duplex, and with Sydney 'USE AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTS' bilingual slogan backstamp (2)

     

    Lot 1049
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    Estimate: $90 Purchase Price : $82

    Express Delivery: 1935-51 4d Express Delivery Fee period, with 1945 cover franked 6½d for letter rate, 1944 airmail covers Brisbane to Sydney (2), 1948 airmail cover Sydney to Melbourne, each franked 9½d, and 1942 registered cover from Sydney to Mt. Victoria franked 9½d. Also 1949(?) cover from Granville to Sydney franked 9d with boxed 'NOT IN ATTENDANCE/?DELIVER ORD. MAIL' in red and 'EXPRESS DELIVERY SERVICE/EXPIRED. NORMAL DELIVERY' in violet, and with 'EXPRESS/SYDNEY clock ds in red on reverse. One cover roughly opened and two with flap faults (6)

      

    Lot 1050
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    Estimate: $160 Purchase Price : $140

    Express Delivery: 1939-41 covers franked 1937-49 animal solos Perf 14 x 13½ 5d (concession rate, scarce), 6d or 9d (airmail), plus Perf 15 x 14 4d tied by Express datestamp apparently sent from Manly PO for local delivery (without going through post, rarely seen), plus 1/- on 1951 (airmail) (5, some roughly opened)

      

    Lot 1051
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1940s-1960s small group of single usages on cover, including a few better items, with 1951 Federation (airmail to Canada), 1953 2/- Coronation (airmail to USA), 1953 Tasmania Sesqi (airmail to USA), 1955 2/- Cobb & Co (airmail to Germany), 1956 1/- Olympics (airmail to Germany). Generally fine, a useful group (16 covers)

        

    Lot 1052
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $160 Realised Price : $120

    1941 (8 Jul) 3d rate censored surface cover from Brisbane to Sweden, with 'POSTAL SERVICE SUSPENDED/RETURN TO SENDER' cachet in purple

     

    Lot 1053
    C ]
    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    1943 (26 May) registered censored cover from the Czech Consulate, Sydney to London via U.S.A. Reverse with endorsement certified as official government business by the Consul-General on reverse

      

    Lot 1054
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $320

    1944 (12 May) cover from Brisbane to USA with address crossed out and two strikes in red of scarce diamond '1/RETURN/TO/SENDER' handstamp (Smith type H1-8c) initialled by censor. Contains original letter plus explanatory memorandum endorsed by censor in red ink 'Previously advised 24/3/44, 12/5/44 E.R.

     

    Lot 1055
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    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    1945 (8 Apr) censored airmail cover franked 5½d Emu pair from the Czech Consulate in Sydney, addressed to Viscount Halifax at the British Embassy in Washington D.C., with signed boxed 'PRIVILEGED MAIL/GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND/per .......' in violet, central fold

     

    Lot 1056
    (Withdrawn)
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    New South Wales Registered Mail: Collection of covers with blue C6 labels, stated all different, essentially from 1950s and 1960s plus some earlier and later, noted Bradfield, Bullaburra, Caringbar (error), Fern Bay, Frenchs Road, Goodnight, Green Valley (cds without time, not recorded Hopson and Tobin), Herne Bay, Island Bend, Macdonaldtown, Majors Creek, Maroubra Bay, Mascot Aerodrome, McCallums Hill, Number One, Oyster Bay, Parramatta East, Picnic Point, Rufus river, Turvey Park, Twins Camp, Wanganella, Warragamba Dam, Widgiewa and Yarra Bay, condition variable although presentable (approx 820 covers)

           

    Lot 1057
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $525

    Cash on Delivery Mail: c1953 cardboard box front, 1957 parcel wrapper and 1966 envelope with different 'C.O.D. 2' labels used in New South Wales, the first missing corner, the last label torn on opening, rated 5/5d, 4/9d or 34c, very scarce group (3 items)

     

    Lot 1058
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    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    Express Delivery: 1959-66 1/3d Express Delivery Fee period, with 1961 cover from Adelaide to Richmond (Vic) franked 1/8d, 1959 1/7d registration envelope from Goulburn to Pymble (NSW) uprated 1/3d, and 1965 airmail cover from Brisbane to England franked 3/6d (2/3d airmail plus 1/3d express delivery), and with boxed 'EXPRESS DELIVERY PAID'. Some small faults however scarce (4)

     

    Lot 1059
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    Estimate: $240 Purchase Price : $210

    1960s-2000s decimal covers and a few postcards to overseas, mostly airmail rates, all solo frankings, wide range, noted 1966 Navigator 50c, 1967 Christmas 25c, 1971 RSPCA 12c, 1972 Christmas 35c, 1975 Glider 75c (but appears overpaid, one realised AU$230 in our Sale 76), 1976 Olympics 40c, wide range of 1980s-1990s 75c - $1.20 commemoratives, some faults (170+)

        

    Lot 1060
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1966 (12 Mar) commercial cover from Melbourne to Denmark franked 2/3d White Wattles (= 22c) plus 4c Red, overpaid by 1c

     

    Lot 1061
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $340

    Box of miscellaneous material relating to alternative postage methods, with Postage Paid imprints and labels, mounted collection of variations with envelopes, including many advertising types, groups related to various Post Office services, including Certified Mail, Express Courier, Meters, Return to Sender, Security Screening, Prepaid Postcards, etc. Also plated sets of the 1976 and 1980 National Stamp Week, and 1978 Aviators miniature sheets, mounted with annotations. Mostly covering the period from 1970s to 2000s, but with some earlier material. A good lot with many useful items (many hundreds (weight 5.8kg)

            

    Lot 1062
    */O ]
    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    Combined Scale Calculator Labels: Binder with a large mint and used duplicated accumulation of various types, mostly 43c and 45c denominations, but with a number of higher values. A great starter collection for someone looking to a new and neglected modern field (approx 500)

         

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