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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - OTHER COVERS
Lot
Description
ReserveEstimateYour Bid
2485
1914 Use of PPC of Melbourne GPO franked KGV 1d carmine-red engraved, tied by 'Outer Harbour Sth Australia 4 JE 14' cds. To London. SG 17, ACSC 59C cat $300 on cover.
  A$80
(US$54)
(€49)
(£45)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€73)
(£67)
A$
2486
1916 Registered cover (sl tones) franked KGV 1d deep red (aniline) x5, tied by 'Crows Nest Queensland AP 7 16' cds with scarce red & black reg label. SG 21, ACSC 70.
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£34)
  A$90
(US$61)
(€55)
(£50)
A$
2487
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)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€214)
(£196)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
A$
2488
1924 Registered cover franked Kangaroo 3rd wmk 3d olive Die IIB plus KGV 1½d green, tied by 'West Marrickville 19 MR 24' cds with scarce Provisional M/S red reg label. SG 37e & 61. ACSC 14 cat $200 on cover.
  A$80
(US$54)
(€49)
(£45)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€73)
(£67)
A$
2489
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$14)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$40
(US$27)
(€24)
(£22)
A$
2490
1930 Inward Registered cover from Russia, by air to Berlin, franked 15k & 50k Peasants tied by 'Moskow 19 7 30' cds. With boxed 'Luftpostamp Berlin' cachet plus b/s Berlin, Melbourne & Belgrave arrival. Earliest known 'Jusque' airmail item Russia-Australia (earliest in Perry collection was 1931 which sold for $875). (P)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
A$
2491
1931 Australia-England FFC use of KGV 5d Reg Envelope uprated KGV 4d olive & 5d brown, plus Kingsford Smith 6d violet (5, inc blk of 4) tied by 'Brisbane 15 MY 31' cds. To England with 'Salcombe Devon 5 JU 31' arrival b/s. Attractive. AAMC 203.
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£34)
  A$90
(US$61)
(€55)
(£50)
A$
2492
1935? Parcel Tag franked Silver Jubilee 2/-, Koala 6d & Lyrebird 1/-, tied by barred parcel pmks. To Adelaide paying the 5-8lbs rate of 3/6 to adjoining states. 2/- Jubilee scarce on commercial postal items. SG 140, 146 & 158. ACSC 145, 150 & 158 - the 2/- alone cat $400 on cover.
  A$120
(US$82)
(€73)
(£67)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
2493
1935 Registered cover Kingsford Smith 6d violet tied by indistinct 'Nargong 16 JA 35' cds & rare red & black type C4A Reg label. To Victoria with b/s of 'TPO West', Melbourne & Footscray arrival. SG 123, ACSC 143 cat $150 on cover.
  A$80
(US$54)
(€49)
(£45)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€73)
(£67)
A$
2494
1937 Registered cover franked KGV 4d olive CofA wmk tied by 'North Rothbury NSW 13 JA 37' cds, rare & unusual seriffed red reg label, b/s of Branxton, West Maitland, Sydney & Geelong arrival. SG 129, ACSC 117.
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£34)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
A$
2495
1937 Use of PO FDC (sl tones) endorsed for Coronation Day franked Queen 1d & KGVI 2d (2) tied by 'Coramba 12 MY 37' with rare improvised use of Coramba Parcel Post as reg label.
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£34)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
A$
2496
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)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€79)
(£73)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
2497
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.
  A$50
(US$34)
(€31)
(£28)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
A$
2498
1995 Military airmail cover from Major McConaghy, a member of the small Australian contingent to UNAMIR II, which provided medical support & humanitarian relief during Rwandan Civil War, to his wife in Australia, bearing the rare provisional label 'Postage Paid Australia AFPO 4 Rwanda', denominated '45c' by hand, tied by 'AUST FPO17 AP 95 4' cds, plus 'UNAMIR II ASC' gorilla cachet in red on reverse. Accompanied by detailed account of Australian involvement. Few exist.
  A$120
(US$82)
(€73)
(£67)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
2499
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)
  A$50
(US$34)
(€31)
(£28)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
A$
2500
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)
  A$230
(US$156)
(€140)
(£129)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€214)
(£196)
A$
2501
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)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€92)
(£84)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
A$
2502
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$130
(US$88)
(€79)
(£73)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
2503
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$130
(US$88)
(€79)
(£73)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
2504
Military WWII Ambon: 1945 (2 Dec) unstamped OHMS cover to HQ Aust BPO with fine Aust Army PO 207 cds.
  A$80
(US$54)
(€49)
(£45)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€73)
(£67)
A$
2505
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$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
A$
2506
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$150
(US$102)
(€92)
(£84)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€183)
(£168)
A$
2507
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$88)
(€79)
(£73)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
2508
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$95)
(€85)
(£78)
  A$240
(US$163)
(€146)
(£134)
A$
2509
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.
  A$90
(US$61)
(€55)
(£50)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€92)
(£84)
A$
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