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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - OTHER COVERS
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1785
1914-19 OHMS Infectious Disease Notification folded forms inc 1914 w/o stamp & taxed with oval 'T1D' h/s & 1918 (2) franked KGV 1d red (2 shades) -all Melbourne pmks. Interesting group. (3). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1786
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$400
1787
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 'Souvenir Telegram' to Strathfield, 'Sydney Harbour Bridge 19 MR 32 SE Pylon' cds, with Souvenir Envelope 'Sydney Harbour Bridge' pmk. Unusually nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1789
1938 Registered airmail cover South Africa-Ceylon-Australia franked Sth Africa 3d pr, & Ceylon 30c & 50c, b/s Bloemfontein, Colombo, Darwin & Melbourne.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1790
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$150
1791
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$1000
1792
1944 WWII Airgraph Letter envelope with photo letter to '38 Squadron RAF MEF' from Adelaide.
 AVAILABLE at A$15
1793
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
1794
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
1795
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$250
1796
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$180
1797
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$150
1798
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$150
1799
Military WWII Ambon: 1945 (2 Dec) unstamped OHMS cover to HQ Aust BPO with fine Aust Army PO 207 cds.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1800
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1801
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$80
1802
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$200
1803
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
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