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AUSTRALIA: AUSTRALIA - OTHER COVERS
Lot
Description
ReserveEstimateYour Bid
2482
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$13)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$40
(US$26)
(€24)
(£21)
A$
2483
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!
  A$100
(US$64)
(€60)
(£53)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
A$
2484
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$32)
(€30)
(£27)
  A$100
(US$64)
(€60)
(£53)
A$
2485
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)
  A$100
(US$64)
(€60)
(£53)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
A$
2486
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.
  A$100
(US$64)
(€60)
(£53)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
A$
2487
Military WWII Ambon: 1945 (2 Dec) unstamped OHMS cover to HQ Aust BPO with fine Aust Army PO 207 cds.
  A$70
(US$45)
(€42)
(£37)
  A$100
(US$64)
(€60)
(£53)
A$
2488
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
  A$60
(US$38)
(€36)
(£32)
  A$90
(US$58)
(€54)
(£48)
A$
2489
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$130
(US$83)
(€77)
(£69)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
A$
2490
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$150
(US$96)
(€89)
(£80)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
A$
2491
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$83)
(€77)
(£69)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
A$
2492
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$90)
(€83)
(£74)
  A$240
(US$154)
(€143)
(£127)
A$
2493
1901-14 German Shipmail usages of PPC of various stops, 4 being inwards to NSW, plus to NZ, UK, or Germany, all with 'Deutsche Seepost Australiache Hauptlinie' cds, or 1 with 'Asiatische Hauptlinie' cds. Attractive & rare group of PPC. (7)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
A$
2494
1901-12 German Shipmail usages of PPC of various Norddeutscher Lloyd mailboats, all with 'Deutsche Seepost Australiache Hauptlinie' cds inc transit cds of Suez & Colombo, almost all inwards to Victoria with some scarce arrival cds. Attractive & rare group of PPC. (7)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
  A$500
(US$320)
(€298)
(£265)
A$
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