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AUSTRALIA: AUSTRALIA - OTHER COVERS
Lot
Description
ReserveEstimateYour Bid
2396
1927 Lettersheet franked KGV 1½d red OS NSW Perfin tied by 'Sydney FE 22 1927' pmk, printed message for Office of the Railway Commissioners NSW. VFU, opening flts, sm blank section of flap missing.
  A$20
(US$15)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$40
(US$29)
(€25)
(£22)
A$
2397
1939-50s Medical related covers & slogan pmk pieces inc 'Repatriation Nursing', accident prevention slogans inc 'Road Carelessness Kills' (7), 1949-54 in 'Paid' types, 'Sane Driving Safe Arriving' (8) inc cover 'Life is Precious Help to Prevent Accidents' 1939-56 (16) inc cover, 'Stop Accidents Before They Stop You' (7), 1951-54 'Let Courtesy Reign on the Queen's Highway' (5), 'Road Courtesy is Catching' (4), 1950 Cooma 'Posted in a Safety Town Drive, Walk & Live Safely' (4). Also 1956 health-related Meter Franks covers (7) & pieces (6). (10 covers, 58 pieces)
  A$50
(US$37)
(€31)
(£28)
  A$100
(US$73)
(€62)
(£55)
A$
2398
Military: 1916 postcard with specimen strikes of 'Australian Intermediate Base PO 12 SE 16' cds (4 strikes), plus boxed cachet 'Not At Base Cairo'. Most unusual.
  A$50
(US$37)
(€31)
(£28)
  A$100
(US$73)
(€62)
(£55)
A$
2399
Military WWII Ambon, Gull force: 1941 (31 Dec) cover (flts) from Pte Francis Louis Cross (who died on Ambon 5.7.45 as POW) to Victoria bearing 4d + 1d (another stamp lost), tied by 3 strikes of FPO 070 cds. Rare. Realised $250 in 2013 Prestige sale.
  A$90
(US$66)
(€56)
(£50)
  A$150
(US$110)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
2400
Military WWII Ambon: 1945 (2 Dec) unstamped OHMS cover to HQ Aust BPO with fine Aust Army PO 207 cds.
  A$60
(US$44)
(€37)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$66)
(€56)
(£50)
A$
2401
Military WWII Timor: 1946 (21 Feb) cover from Koepang with Aust 3d tied by Aust Unit Postal Station 416 cds. Rare. A fine registered cover from this PO realised $1500 at a 2011 Melbourne auction. (P)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$180
(US$131)
(€112)
(£99)
A$
2402
Northern Territory: WWII Civil Censorship with superb RAAF PO UNIT No 7 10 MR 42' cds with diamond '7 Opened By Censor' h/s w/o number at base (Williams notes seen in April & July 1942, Proud unlisted), similar realised $180 at Perry Sale in 1999. Also 3 other covers with same h/s numbers 3, 4, or 6 at base. VF strikes in magenta or violet. (4)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
2403
POW: 1943? Inwards stampless cover to 'Cpl Litchfield, Australian POW Keijo, Chosen, Japan' (Chosen is Korea), with British censor tape, & endorsed 'Recd 31/12/44'. (P)
  A$130
(US$95)
(€81)
(£72)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
2404
POW: 1943 Stampless cover with 'Deewhy 7 DE 43' cds to Pvt Brightfield in Malaya inc Changi Camp, censored & with 'c/o Japanese Red Cross Society Tokio Japan' h/s, but no other Japanese markings.
  A$140
(US$102)
(€87)
(£77)
  A$240
(US$175)
(€149)
(£132)
A$
2405
1944 Scarce POW stampless lettersheet (stained etc) with 'Melbourne 6 OCT 1944' machine pmk & 'Service of Prisoners of War' cachet. From Marrinup Camp WA, to Italy, with censor tape & h/s plus 'Staffolo' arrival b/s.
  A$60
(US$44)
(€37)
(£33)
  A$100
(US$73)
(€62)
(£55)
A$
2406
Child Endowment Order Books, Commonwealth Department of Social Services (covers only) £1-10-0. 30 Oct 1946, 29 Oct 1947, £2 28 Nov 1949, £1 11 Jul 1950. Scarce & seldom seen. (4)
  A$100
(US$73)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$110)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
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