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    Lot 644
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    1916 (13 Feb) reg’d OHMS censored cover Rabaul to London bearing NWPI opt on KGV 4d orange tied by #55 datestamp, German registration label, oval cachet 'THE TREASURY/RABAUL' in violet and manuscript 'O.H.M.S.' and 'T.W.W.' (Captain Walker, Auditor and Head of Treasury Dept), straight-line 'PASSED-BY-CENSOR', Sydney and London backstamps


    Lot 645
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $700

    1917 (13 Mar) reg’d cover to England bearing NWPI Kangaroo First Wmk 2½d and Second Wmk 9d pairs, tied by Rabaul datestamps, registration label tied by violet '(crown)/PASSED CENSOR/RABAUL' cachet, Sydney and London backstamps


    Lot 646
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $240

    1918 (19 Apr) reg’d cover to London (address partly scored-over) with German type registration label, bearing NWPI KGV ½d to 5d, Kangaroos First Wmk 2½d (with variety 'Islands south of W.A.'), Second Wmk 6d, 9d and 1/- & Third Wmk 3d tied by individual strikes of Rabaul datestamp, transit and arrival backstamps, minor blemishes


    Lot 647
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $240

    1936 (25 Sep) commercial airmail cover (opened top and right) to Switzerland via Australia and France, bearing undated Bird Air 1d and 2/- tied by Finchhafen datestamp, paying uncommon 2/1d ½oz airmail rate for this routing


    Lot 648
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $420

    1938 (30 Dec) commercial airmail cover to Germany via Australia and Italy bearing attractive franking of undated Bird 1d, 4d and 1/- (3) tied by Salamaua datestamp, paying scarce 3/5d ½-1oz airmail rate for this routing


    Lot 649
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Military Mail: Aitape area Australian Forces 1945 selection comprising Army POs 21, 23 (stampless, endorsed 'NSA FLT'), 24, 25, 215, 216, and nice Air Force 252 (RAAF and Melbourne Censors, latter tape and handstamp), generally good cancellations, wide variety of Censor handstamps (7)


    Lot 650
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    Military Mail: Lae/Markham Valley/Nadzab areas Australian Forces 1943-45 selection comprising Army POs 28, 069, 096 (front), 098, 099, 0102, 164 (use at Lae, Proud 'not seen'), 174, 220, 221, 374, No.7 BPO/C, and Air Force 202, three items stampless with 'N.S.A.' endorsements, odd cover fault, generally good strikes, variety of Censor handstamps (13)


    Lot 651
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    Military Mail: Alexishafen, Madang, Mililat Harbour, Madang and New Britain (Jacquinot Bay and Rabaul) areas Australian Forces 1944-45 selection comprising Army POs 0136, 0139, 156, 164, 166 (used at two locations), 167, 180 (two locations), 209, No.7 BPO/B (Local and Melbourne Censors), and Air Force 238, odd small cover fault, generally good strikes of cancellations, mostly censored, wide variety of handstamps (12)


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