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2072
1919 Registered cover (flts) franked KGV ½d & 5d tied by Mil Hospital Caulfield 21 NO 19' cds, with reg label, & b/s of Caulfield & Geelong. Also 6 early real photo postcards of Hospital scenes. (7). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
2073
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.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
2074
1941 Censored Airmail cover with 'Sydney 3 DEC 41' franking machine 3/11 imprint for ½oz to Canada, with censor tape & h/s plus 'California Clipper' h/s. The last flight left Auckland on 25th Nov, but suspension of the service not announced until 18th Dec, so sender paid for airmail, but was sent normal seamail, so grossly overpaid! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
2075
1942 World War II undeliverable commercial covers inc to Penang, Singapore (2), Batavia, & Hong Kong (4), various KGVI frankings with Melbourne pmks, all with censor tape & h/s plus range of diff h/s cachets inc 'Undeliverable', Return to Sender fingers in red, 'No Service', Service Suspended & DLO cds. Very rare group. (8). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
2076
1945 Large airmail cover with 'Re-directed Crews Mail' violet cachet, franked Platypus 9d tied by 'Sydney 16 JE 45' cds. 'Sir Thomas Gordon, Representative in Australia of British Ministry of War Transport' 3-line h/s at LL, plus 'Redirected Ship Mail Examined & Sealed (signature) for Supt of Mails' 3-line cachet. To Hobart.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
2077
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. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
2078
Military-WWI: 1915-16 Australian Base Camp Pos in Egypt inc 'FPO D52', Australian Imp Forces Base PO (2 diff), 'Military Camp Aerodrome Heliopolis', Base Army PO (2 diff) & 'AIF Inter Base PO Cairo' (2 diff) -all OAS stampless inc PPC (5), plus AIF printed envelope franked Sphinx 5m tied by 'Pyramids' cds. All to Australia. Interesting group. (10). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$230
2079
Military WWI: 1917 (Jul-Sep) covers (3) from Koondrook franked 1d red (rough paper crimson shade, or smooth paper rose shades, 2 varieties RA joined or damaged LR frame) to Sgt Val W. Kelly, each with m/s 'Killed in Action', returned via Sydney Victoria Barracks (2) showing large 'OVER' h/s (57x21mm or 51x17mm) & framed or unframed 'Returned' h/s; or via Melbourne with part 'DECEASED' & pointed hand 'Returned.', minor toning, attractive. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
2080
Military WWII Ambon, Gull Force: 1942 (7 Apr) cover at rare 5d military airmail rate from Abbotsford to Cpl WJ Chung (who died as POW 4.7.1945) on Ambon, boxed 'Army Postal Service Delivery Impracticable Return to Sender' applied & returned. Realised $320, in 2013 Prestige sale. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
2081
Military WWII Ambon, Gull force: 1941 (31 Dec) cover (repair) 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.
 AVAILABLE at A$130
2082
Military WWII Ambon: 1945 (2 Dec) unstamped OHMS cover to HQ Aust BPO with fine Aust Army PO 207 cds.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
2083
Military WWII Labuan Army PO: 1945 (12 Aug) reg cover from Aust Army PO 239, also non-reg (11 Aug) cover from FPO 037. (2)
 SOLD at A$100
2084
Military WWII Solomon Islands Army POs: 1944 (23 Dec) cover with 3d tied by clear boxed UPS AC39 rubber pmk used at Munda, faint censor 233. Rare
 AVAILABLE at A$70
2085
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
2086
POW: 1942 Cover franked Queen 1d maroon tied by 'Melbourne 7 May 1942' pmk, to L/Cpl WI Chung of 'Gull Force' that defended Ambon Neth Indies & then imprisoned by Japanese. With boxed 'Army Postal Service Delivery Impracticable' h/s & red RTS 'finger' h/s, plus DLO b/s & return label.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
2087
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
2088
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.
 AVAILABLE at A$140
2089
POW: 1944 Stampless cover (reduced at right) with 'Strathfield 1 MAY 1944' pmk, to capt Robertson in Zentsuji Camp Japan with censor tape & cachet, plus Japanese censor h/s.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
2090
POW: 1945 Printed cover franked KGVI 2½d (2) tied by 'Sydney 1 JUL 1945' pmk, to capt Robertson in Zentsuji Camp Japan, censored & endorsed 'RTA' (return to addressee) for unknown reason, with no Japanese markings.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
2091
POW: 1945 Stampless cover with 'Newcastle 29 SEP 1945' pmk & endorsed 'Liberated Prisoner of War Post' to capt FF Elliott of 2/10 Field Ambulance who was captured at the fall of Singapore. Directed to the 2/5 AGH (Army General Hospital). VF.
 SOLD at A$130
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