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AUSTRALIAN BANKNOTES : POSTAL NOTES & MONEY ORDERS ETC
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9496
Queensland: Postal Note: 1880s QV 2/6 red with counterfoil, large violet diag SPECIMEN h/s & sm SPECIMEN h/s in green at UL -same as seen on 1st issue Postcards, with QV Chalon 1d Fee Stamp imprint, also as on 1st Postcards. Nice UNC, a few barely visible perf tones. Extremely rare -such double Specimen not seen by us before. (P)
 SOLD at A$650
9497
Queensland: Postal Note: 1880s QV 5/- blue with counterfoil, large violet diag SPECIMEN h/s & sm SPECIMEN h/s in brown at UL -same as seen on 1st issue Postcards, with QV Chalon 2d Fee Stamp imprint, also as on 1st Postcards. Nice UNC, a few barely visible perf tones. Extremely rare -such double Specimen not seen by us before. (P)
 SOLD at A$650
9498
Queensland: Postal Note/Telegram: 1880s QV 1/- green Postal Note h/s SPECIMEN, with ½d QV Chalon fee stamp imprint similar to contemporary Post Cards & printed endorsement on reverse that it can also be used to frank an inland telegram of 10 words. VF fresh UN in unusually nice condition. Extremely rare. Similar note with counterfoil sold for $2100 in one of our earlier auctions. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
9499
South Australia: 1886-87 QV Postal Note 4/6 black, trial printing with design in black instead of blue, no yellow background! At base "Payable in South Australia". Usage trial with "M.O.O. Adelaide SA JA 20 87" postmark 7 times front & back. Only example recorded & believed unique. (P)
 SOLD at A$1050
9500
South Australia: 1886-87 QV Postal Note 4/6 black & yellow, trial printing with design in black instead of blue. At base no imprint, but with "Payable in South Australia only" in small letters above coat of arms. Only example recorded & believed unique. (P)
 SOLD at A$1050
9501
South Australia: 1887 QV Postal Notes 1st issue set 1/- to £1 blue & yellow, at base "Payable in South Australia only". Book of 14 SPECIMEN postal notes all diff denominations, all opt with a CURVED SPECIMEN opt in red. 1/- with printed number 00051, 1/6 number printed 00060, other values un-numbered & £1 with boxed h/s "Payable Also in Victoria on payment of a second fee" in violet. Booklet has original brown paper cover & is endorsed Printer of Stamps copy. (14, in booklet). Extremely rare set of specimens - probably unique with the h/s on the £1 . (P)
 SOLD at A$5500
9502
South Australia: 1891 QV Postal Notes 2nd issue set 1/- to £1 blue & yellow, at base some with partial "Payable in South Australia, also in Victoria & Tasmania on payment of addition fee…". Book of 14 SPECIMEN postal notes all diff denominations, all opt with STRAIGHTLINE SPECIMEN opt in red. The 1/- is a bit dirty & with some portions of design circled in red, £1 cnr creases & rev soiled, other notes not affected. Overall VF, all vert folded once in middle. Extremely rare set. (14). (P)
 SOLD at A$2600
9503
Commonwealth Department of Social Services £1-10.0 Child Endowment Order Book issued at Annuello, Victoria 6 Mar 1948. Book no. B213483 with 1 £1-10 Child Endowment Order intact payable on 1 Mar 1949 Book gVF, order aU. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
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