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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 1005
    Estimate: $250

    Group of KGV frankings, values to 5d, and including 1934 and 1937 (2) airmail uses to New Guinea, others airmail uses to Austria (1937), Denmark (1937) and Batavia (1936), internal airmail usages including 1937 Narromine-Cobar first flight, 1d Pink SMW Perf 13 x 12 punctured OS (x3) on undeliverable 1927 Perth cover (a scarce shade), and 1d Red Die I unusually deep shade + 3d Violet-blue punctured 'OS' on 1926 (30 Apr) unclaimed registered Perth cover. Few small faults, but generally fine (10 covers)

        

    Lot 1006
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $420

    Collection of registered mail from New South Wales post offices, 1915-1965 (strength in 1920s and 1930s), including registration envelope stationery (10), various registration label types including Reddestone No. 1 label (1938), provisionals (1924 Mogriguy, 1924 Tarro, 1928 Dapto), black and blue labels including Yarrangobilly No. 1 label (1932), Long Bay altered by handstamp to Malabar (1934) and Uralla altered by handstamp to Gyuyra (1937), later blue labels including Gymea provisional type (1936), Casula manuscript registration details (1936), and Euston (1962) and Pooncarie (1966) with incorrect Victorian attribution corrected. A number of smaller and closed post offices are represented. Condition generally good to fine, and a nice lot of scarcer registered mail (33 covers)

          

    Lot 1007
    Estimate: $400

    1919-1950 collection of registered mail from Queensland post offices (including three registration envelopes), wide range of different registration label types, with red and black label (1919 Yarraman, 1935 Palmerville), red labels (1935 Gracemere provisional, 1936 Raglan converted to Rockhampton by handstamp), blue and black labels (including 1947 Altona Downs provisional, 1936 Edungalba converted to Rockhampton by Handstamp), blue labels (1942 Mulgeldie, 1935 Teviotville, 1935 Yatala provisionals, 1945 Charleville with 5d Emu cancelled three-line 'CHARLEVILLE/22 OCT 1945/Q'LD AUST', and manuscript provisionals from Quinalow (1934), Kalbar (1935), Yatala (1936) and RAAF PO Drayton (1950). A number of scarce and closed post offices with rated cds by Deel & Price. Some covers with mostly small faults, but generally good and a fine collection of scarcer registered mail (46 covers)

         

    Lot 1008
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    Small group of registered mail from Victorian post offices, with 1922 Derrinallum to Australia with 3d Kangaroo (damaged) and 4d blue KGV with red label; 1925 4d registration envelope from Maldon with red label; 1935 from Elwood East with provisional blue label; and 1942 5d registration envelope from Woorinen with red label (4 covers)

      

    Lot 1009
    Estimate: $280 Realised Price : $210

    1901 (1 Apr) Governor-General handstamped frank in blue on mourning envelope used in Sydney and addressed to Deputy Postmaster-General, very fine

     

    Lot 1010
    Estimate: $30

    Circa 1913 picture postcard ('Sydney Heads') with message in French but unaddressed and apparently sent under cover, d Kangaroo affixed cancelled by indistinct double circle 'CONSULAT GENERAL de FRANCE/SYDNEY' cachet, and with very fine second strike alongside, unusual

     

    Lot 1011
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1914 (29 Jul) late use of Victorian 1d Green Stamp Duty embossed envelope uprated with philatelic franking of Victoria 2d, 2d, 5d and 1/-, registered at Melbourne and addressed to Austria. Undeliverable due to the outbreak of World War I and with 'Nicht zulassig/Non admis' black on pink label, and handstamped 'POSTED AT (Birmingham)/UNDER COVER TO THE DEPUTY/POSTMASTER GENERAL/MELBOURNE.' in violet. Fine and attractive

     

    Lot 1012
    Estimate: $70

    1915 (3 Aug) cover from Sydney to Bomen with d KGV pair, endorsed 'Book only' but apparently enclosed in envelope and hence struck with boxed 'INSUFFICIENTLY/OPEN FOR INSPECTION', the sides being then opened. Presumably charged as a letter, with circular 'MORE TO PAY/2D' and 1912-23 1d Perf 11 affixed and cancelled Boman cds. Roughly opened and cover tears but unusual

     

    Lot 1013
    Estimate: $80

    1921 (26 Oct) picture postcard from Sydney to U.S.A. with 2d Orange KGV cancelled Sydney machine, and 1922 (10 May) OHMS envelope with 2d Orange KGV punctured 'OS' used from Brisbane to Gatton (2 covers)

     

    Lot 1014
    Estimate: $30

    Sydney 1925-26 registered covers with red labels, bearing KGV 4d Violet (distinct shades) and comprising 1925 from William Street, and 1926 from Castlereagh Street (2)

     

    Lot 1015
    Estimate: $40

    1939 Official Returned Letter bearing fine strike of razor-blade 'SUPT. MAILS/ADELAIDE/-7 JAN. 1939/No' datestamp, earliest date by one month

     

    Lot 1016
    Estimate: $40

    1941 (18 Apr) telegram form to Darwin bearing 'COLLINGWOOD/POST OFFICE' oval datestamp (PPA116 - RR) whilst in a state held together by two rubber bands, accompanied by original cover (opened roughly) with a better strike of cancel

     

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