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AUSTRALIA: AUSTRALIA - OTHER COVERS
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2607
1916-17 inwards POW Kreigsgefangen-Sendung cards sent by 3639 Pte HA Pryor, 54th Bn AIF to Australia from Germany with printed texts for Stendahl or Wittenberg with camp censor cachets. 4 sound, others very mixed condition inc with tape repairs etc. Very rare mail from Australian POW in Germany. (9). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
2608
1922 cover franked KGV 4d dull blue (perf tones) tied by 'Special Sydney NO 15 1922' pmk by 'SS Sonoma' to San Francisco. SG 65b cat £15 & 'from x5' on cover. ACSC 112C cat $125+ on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
2609
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, reverse opening flts.
 AVAILABLE at A$10
2610
1930 'Cormoran' wreck cover stamp floated away & a bit 'wrecked' with 2-line cachet 'Damaged by water on SS Comorin'.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
2611
1932 Bridge 2d red typo tied to cover by 'Sydney Harbour Bridge 26 MAR 1932' boxed pmk & Posted on Bridge During Opening Celebrations. VF U.
 SOLD at A$40
2612
1932? Long cover franked KGV 2d red-brown SM wmk perf 13½ x 12½, tied by 'Adelaide 5 SE 32'? Cds. SG 98. ACSC 99 cat $100 on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
2613
1932-1939 Single Correspondence (19) with covers & stationery, from an English Visitor with 1932 covers (2) franked KGV 4d olive SM wmk (cat $100 ea) & letter cards KGV 1½d, plus KGVI 2d with intact margins (2). 1934 KGV 2d envelope. 1938 Airmail to London franked 1/6 Hermes. 1938 cover with 2d Sesqui pmks 'paquebot/Sydney'. 1939 Mail (12) to Isle of Wight inc Great Britain KGV 1½ envelope prated with Aust issues pmk 'Fremantle Paquebot' machine cancel KGVI 5d Registered Envs (2) both uprated with KGVI Defs. KGVI 2d env uprated to Registration with 1/4 magenta, other 1930s Postal Stationery, some uprated. Attractive & interesting selection. (19). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
2614
1934 registered cover franked with Victoria Cent perf 10½ set 3d to 1/- tied by hexagonal cancels of 6th Phil Exhibition Melbourne (8 Nov), black & blue/white reg label. VF SG 147-49, ACSC cat $350 for 1/- on cover $350.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
2615
1934 illustrated envelope franked with Macarthur set 2d to 9d tied by hexagonal cancels of 6th Phil Exhib Melbourne (8 Nov), black & blue/white reg label. SG 150-152 cat £55 as loose stamps alone & 'from x3' on cover, ACSC cat for 9d on cover $400.
 AVAILABLE at A$140
2616
1934 cover franked Vic Cent 3d perf 10½ & 1/- perf 11½, plus Hermes 1/6 no wmk perf 11, tied by 'Port Pirie 6 DE 34' cds. SG 148, 149a, 153 cat £32 as loose stamps & 'from x3-12' on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
2617
ca1935 Meters sample sheet (210x265mm) with 'Impressions of some 'Neopost' Postal & Insurance Franking & Stamp-Cancelling Machines' with 20 impressions in red inc Australia 1½d, Belgium 1Fr75, Brazil 200R, Egypt 5m, Ethiopia 2g, FMS 6c, GB 1½d & 16/3, plus Insurance 1/6 & 1/8, India ¼a, KUT 20c, Lithuania 36c, Netherlands 15c, Newfoundland 20c, NZ 1/-, Palestine 25m, South Africa 3d, Sthn Rhodesia 1d & Straits Settlements 2c, plus 2 wavy line machine pmks. VF fresh. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
2618
1936 SA Centenary & 7th Aust Philatelic Exhib printed covers in green or blue franked 2d & 3d, with Exhib reg labels & 20 OCT 36 Exhib pmk. Also printed in orange cover franked Canberra 1½d pr tied by Exhib pmk. (3)
 AVAILABLE at A$30
2619
1937-38 & 1953 Victorian AIF Cup, Eastern Golf Course Doncaster, cards 1937 FPO 1, 3 diff cards & 2 covers (one Reg), plus unused card & another used at 1938 Sydney Philatelic Exhib, 1938 FPO 2, on 2 diff cards & 1953 plain cover, fine & scarce group, (10)
 AVAILABLE at A$170
2620
1940 AIF 3d blue on cover for FAHNESTOCK SOUTH SEA EXPEDITION Gladstone to USA (29 Oct) with large Expedition cachet & YACHT DIRECTOR II both in blue, plus 'Great Barrier Reef/?' handstamp in red, Brisbane 'NOT/OPENEDBY/CENSOR' cachet in violet. (On 18.10.1940, the boat was wrecked near Gladstone & the expedition abandoned). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
2621
1941-42 Censored Airmail covers franked 1: Robes 5/- thick paper (2), Lyrebird 1/- & Koala 4d (2). 2: Robes 5/-, Platypus 9d & Queen 1d green -both covers with 'Garden Island JY or AU 1941' cds. 3: Kangaroo 2/- (2), Lyrebird 1/-, Platypus 9d & Queen 1d green, or 4: Kangaroo 2/- & Queen 1d maroon -both these with 'Sydney 16 JY 41' or 7 JY 42 cds. All to London via NZ & USA, 1st 3 with California Clipper h/s, all with censor tape & h/s. ACSC cat $200++. Attractive usages. (4).
 SOLD at A$55
2622
1950 - Postal History collection, the Postage Rates of 1950: Part I. Covers, postcards, stationery with each cover, card etc pertinent to a function of the postal system or a demonstration of the function. Official Mail, Forces Mail inc 1950 AFPO cover RRAF Services cover on BCOF stationery other Army Concession), Advert covers inc PTPO postal envelopes, meter Cancels/Franked Mail, postal envelopes smaller & larger envelope types inc OHMS covers, some redirected with DLO marking. Various rates inc Seamail, Airmail inc double & triple rates, Advice of delivery cards, ANARE usage inc 1950 (19 Feb) cover Heard Is to Amsterdam various redirections & DLO cds, Newspaper Wrapper inc KGVI 2½d & 2½d Used, First Flight covers & other Forces Mail inc 1950 BCOF Forces PPC, parcel Labels & much more. A comprehensive study of the period, mostly VF & over 160+ items. Then Part II with Registered Airmail Rates. A comprehensive selection of 32 items inc Forces Mail, Domestic Registered to NZ, UK & Europe, USA & Canada, South America etc inc £10 Compensation & often double rates of many. Noted triple weight to Europe, quad weight to USA, Airmail Parcel rate inc fragment franked 5/-, 10/- Arms, also fragment to UK franked with 5/- Arms. Oversized taxed cover to UK franked 10/- Arms, alongside 'Charge' vignette stamped Manchester Customs taxed 9/6 alongside GB 3x 2/6, 2x 1/- Due (cat $150+). Impossible to replicate. (Approx 200 covers)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
2623
1951 (5 Nov) commercial bisect cover with 1950 Stamp Centy 2½d, plus a quarter of same, endorsed 'unable to purchase ½d stamps due to floods', not taxed though being sealed should have had 3½d stamp
 AVAILABLE at A$80
2624
1959-65 Airmail covers franked 2/3 with Flowers both papers single & double frankings. 1962 Games, 1963 Royal Visit & Cable, 1965 ANZAC & ICY. Most to Denmark. ACSC cat $460. (9)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
2625
A.C.T. Instructional/Express mail, mainly 1960s-80s with Received Damaged at Canberra (2), Queen Victoria Terrace (2), Woden or unnamed, a few unclaimed markings, Express inc 1952 from Parliament House & 1991 with rare 'Paid At Canberra Express Courier' h/s, a few Messenger Delivery. (21 items)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
2626
Instructional Markings ? Insufficiently Paid for airmail ? 1931-72, plus two later, mostly to overseas with 'Insufficiently Prepaid/Paid', 'Postage Insufficient, Sufficiently Paid in Australia only', etc, also one to US taxed & sent, a couple with ?Despatched from Sydney by Surface Mail?, mainly fine strikes, scarce lot. (18)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
2627
Instructional Markings: Poorly packaged: 1940 large cover from Sydney with large GPO label ?This cover is too frail to carry weight of contents?, 1940 Ipswich registered cover with Brisbane GPO ?This article not packed securely? & 1983 from Blair Athol with Spencer St Melbourne ?Received Torn? & ?Overloaded Envelope? h/s. Rare material. (3)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
2628
Instructional Markings ? Transmission refused - Posted contrary to Postal Rule 10/Transparent Panel envelope conditions, 1942-62 + 1978 envelopes with Rule 10 (3) or Transparent Panel (4) handstamps, returned to sender, rare group. (7)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
2629
Instructional Markings - Registered 'Out of Course', selection of 1940s-50s covers with a variety of cachets inc Launceston 'OR/TP PAY', Irregularly Posted, Supposed to Contain Coin/Money/Valuable Enclosure, 'Out of Course' markings & others. Mostly Taxed, generally F-VF condition. Interesting lot. (18)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
2630
Military Forces in Korea: 1953 Registered Airmail cover franked 1/- Lyrebird tied by AFPO No 30/RAAF JAPAN cds (6 Apr), reg label A.F.P.O. 30/IWAKUNI, JAPAN to the CBA WA, endorsed 'Pass Book' Perth arrival cds.
 AVAILABLE at A$130
2631
Official Mail: 1940 use of stampless OHMS Money Order Advice envelopes (4) to 'The Triangle' PO in UK, 3 with London Official Paid pmks, 1 with h/s 'Via Airmail Australia - Singapore', plus 1 uncancelled. Also Airgraph Letter envelopes apparently used for ordinary mail with 'Airgraph' struck out & addressed above the window -both Used 'Geraldton 14 SE 43'. (6)
 AVAILABLE at A$40
2632
Special Despatch Service: Small group of three covers, one front & a large piece at 10c, 13c, 24c, 30c (30c Flower solo) & 57c rates, mostly airmail, from Adelaide, Brisbane or Canberra, plus sheet of labels & a PO publicity card, also a few sheets/blocks etc of Priority Paid labels. A little used service usable from a limited number of boxes in capitals. We note that individual Special Despatch covers have realised $260 & $420 at Melbourne auctions. (5)
 AVAILABLE at A$525
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