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1912
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)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1913
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$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$700
(US$546)
(€462)
(£406)
A$
1914
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge Souvenir Telegram. with SE Pylon cds of 19th Mar Telegram largely VF with original commem envelope torn when opened, Rare & attractive. (P)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
A$
1915
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$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$600
(US$468)
(€396)
(£348)
A$
1916
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$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
A$
1917
1942 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)
  A$1000
(US$780)
(€660)
(£580)
  A$1500
(US$1170)
(€990)
(£870)
A$
1918
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$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1919
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$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1920
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$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
A$
1921
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$180
(US$140)
(€119)
(£104)
  A$275
(US$215)
(€182)
(£160)
A$
1922
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$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
A$
1923
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$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
A$
1924
Military WWII Labuan & North Borneo battle: 1945 rare in the field covers (with m/s 'NSA') from Capt PB Edwards of 2/8th Field Regt artillery in support of infantry forces (16 Jun) handmade cover with fair FPO 037 cds, (29 Jun) from Weston or Beaufort areas showing superb FPO 035 cds (of 24 Bde), 24 Bde landed in Brunei over a week or more in late June & helped capture Weston then Beaufort by the end of June (2). Proud 1500 points Beaufort, 750 pts for 037 Labuan. (2).
  A$130
(US$101)
(€86)
(£75)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
1925
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$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1926
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$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
A$
1927
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$101)
(€86)
(£75)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
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