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1473
1913 use of Qld I&TB PPC Main Street, Allora franked Victoria QV 1d & Kangaroo ½d green tied by Kew cds to Belgium with Jette arrival b/s. Attractive combination usage. (P)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1474
1913 use of PPC franked KGV 1d rose-red engraved tied by "Hanson DE 23 13" pmk. ACSC 59B cat $750. Scarce use. (P)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
  A$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
A$
1475
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$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
  A$700
(US$522)
(€466)
(£400)
A$
1476
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)
  A$450
(US$335)
(€299)
(£257)
  A$700
(US$522)
(€466)
(£400)
A$
1477
1937 Airmail cover (roughly opened etc) franked Hermes 1/6 no wmk (SG 153) tied by "Darwin NT 29 JY 37" cds. To St Lucia via England, with oval "More to pay" h/s & St Lucia Postage Due 1d pr tied by "Castries 30 AU 37" cds, similar b/s & with "St Johns Antigua" transit b/s. (P)
  A$350
(US$261)
(€233)
(£200)
  A$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
A$
1478
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$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1479
Military - WWII Australian Forces North Borneo Beaufort Area: 1945 (19 Jul) "NSA" airmail cover to Australia showing very fine FPO 035 cds used by 2/24th Battalion which finalised operations in Tarakan 20th June & headed NW 200km to Beaufort. Proud records earliest use as 11th Aug & notes that from 17th July unstamped mail could only be sent by advance units. 1945 (17 Aug) cover franked KGVI 3d brown with bold but sl blurred 035 cds, mauve 854 censor. Proud rated 1500 pts. Rare. (2 covers).
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1480
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$230
(US$171)
(€153)
(£132)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1481
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$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1482
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$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1483
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)
  A$120
(US$89)
(€80)
(£69)
  A$180
(US$134)
(€120)
(£103)
A$
1484
Military WWII Netherlands Indies Army POs: Annotated collection on leaves 1945 covers from Morotai, Tarakan or Balikpapan area of Borneo, FPO 28, 53, 54(2), 026, 036, 197(2), 208(2), 510, 514(2), No6 BPO A & F, mainly fine strikes, (15, 2 reg)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1485
Military WWII Netherlands New Guinea Army POs: 1943 (13 Jun) cover from Merauke with 2d pr tied by fine strike of rare Unit Postal Station swan & boomerang AP1 pmk with censor 827 & handmade censor tape, 1945 (Apr) lovely hand illustrated covers (2) from Hollandia with Aust Army PO 241 cds, censor 92. Only the 2nd cover with AP1 from Merauke vendor has recorded, Proud 600pts, others Proud 250pts - also scare. (3)
  A$180
(US$134)
(€120)
(£103)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1486
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$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$130
(US$97)
(€86)
(£74)
A$
1487
Military WWII Tasmania Army POs:1942 (11 May) OHMS cover with typed '22 L.H. Regt.' return address, 2½d tied by clear FPO 0126 cds. This usage not recorded by Proud/Collas. Annotation states cds returned 16 May. Another cover with cds of 3rd May described as the only example known on cover realised $340 at a Tas Stamp Auctions 2014 sale. Also Dec 18 cover from Brighton Camp with FPO 089 cds, (2)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1488
POW: 1942 Red Cross POW envelope from Victoria, Australian censor tape & h/s. To Capt G Round, Indian Army Singapore, redirected to Korea (Chosen), with Japanese censor h/s & seal. (P)
  A$230
(US$171)
(€153)
(£132)
  A$350
(US$261)
(€233)
(£200)
A$
1489
WWII Ambon Island, 1945 (6 Oct) registered cover to Tatts, light AAPO 207 cds front & back, No 6 Aust Base P/E b/s (Morotai, 8 Oct). 64 Btn arrived in Ambon 27.9.45 to mop up remaining Japanese & look after POWs, very scarce.
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
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