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AUSTRALIA - Military - World War II Period

5023208 ✉FA-1940 use of ½d roo x2, cancelled with 'MELBOURNE/15APR/430AM/1940/VICTORIA - EAT APPLES/FOR HEALTH' (A1-) machine, on cover to Richmond, with straight-line '2nd Australian General Hospital/A.A.M.C., 6 DIV.' (A1-) in purple & boxed 'DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/CONCESSION POSTAL RATE' (A1) in purple, some mild tone spots.
Lot 5412:1940 use of ½d roo x2, cancelled with 'MELBOURNE/15APR/430AM/1940/VICTORIA - EAT APPLES/FOR HEALTH' (A1-) machine, on cover to Richmond, with straight-line '2nd Australian General Hospital/A.A.M.C., 6 DIV.' (A1-) in purple & boxed 'DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/CONCESSION POSTAL RATE' (A1) in purple, some mild tone spots.
24.00
1029302 ✉FB1940s Long stampless cover to Melbourne, cancelled with 'PAID - DEFENCE FOR[CES]/MAIL/NO POSTAGE REQUI[RED]' (A2) dateless machine cancel, violet straight-line 'H.M.A./SHIPS' (B1) also on face, crease.
Lot 5413:1940s Long stampless cover to Melbourne, cancelled with 'PAID - DEFENCE FOR[CES]/MAIL/NO POSTAGE REQUI[RED]
12.00
1029318 ✉FB1940s use of stampless cover to Melbourne, straight-line 'PASSED FREE OF POSTAG[E]' (B2), straight-line 'H.M. AUSTRALIAN/SHIPS' (A1) and tombstone censor hand-stamp all in violet & on face.
Lot 5414:1940s use of stampless cover to Melbourne, straight-line 'PASSED FREE OF POSTAG[E]
10.00
1081818 A-1941 air cover to Camberwell, Vic. with '3dAirFeePaid' and 'H.M. TRANSPORT' on face both in violet. Unusually a 3d blue KGVI has later been applied and cancelled with a 'DON'T WRITE/ABOUT SHIPS' slogan, without datehead, purple boxed 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL/FORCE/PASSED BY CENSOR/509' also on face. An usual rate marking. Presumably the ship ran out of stamp, used the '3dAirFeePaid' handstamp to indicate that the postage had been paid. And then used the 3d to pay for a stamp when they received new stocks.
Lot 5415:1941 air cover to Camberwell, Vic. with '3dAirFeePaid' and 'H.M. TRANSPORT' on face both in violet. Unusually a 3d blue KGVI has later been applied and cancelled with a 'DON'T WRITE/ABOUT SHIPS' slogan, without datehead, purple boxed 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL/FORCE/PASSED BY CENSOR/509' also on face. An usual rate marking. Presumably the ship ran out of stamp, used the '3dAirFeePaid' handstamp to indicate that the postage had been paid. And then used the 3d to pay for a stamp when they received new stocks.
100.00
1081821 A-1941 (Feb 20) cover with navel tombstone censor and violet 'H.M. AUSTRALIAN/SHIPS' on face, to Auburn, Vic, with India 12a & 2a on back, cancelled with 'B-1' of Bombay.
Lot 5416 [1 of 2]:1941 (Feb 20) cover with navel tombstone censor and violet 'H.M. AUSTRALIAN/SHIPS' on face, to Auburn, Vic, with India 12a & 2a on back, cancelled with 'B-1' of Bombay. Lot 5416 [2 of 2]:1941 (Feb 20) cover with navel tombstone censor and violet 'H.M. AUSTRALIAN/SHIPS' on face, to Auburn, Vic, with India 12a & 2a on back, cancelled with 'B-1' of Bombay.
20.00
1079222 A-1941 (May 13) use of 9d on Diocese of Sydney CENEF air cover, from Middle East to Dandenong.
Lot 5417:1941 (May 13) use of 9d on Diocese of Sydney CENEF air cover, from Middle East to Dandenong.
30.00
5023207 A1941 use of ½d roo x2, cancelled with 'MELBOURNE/430AM/10JLY/1940/VICTORIA' (A1-) machine, on Returned Sailors and Soldiers League cover to Castlemaine, Vic, with boxed '12TH GARRISON/DATE / //BATTALION' (B1) in purple.
Lot 5418:1941 use of ½d roo x2, cancelled with 'MELBOURNE/430AM/10JLY/1940/VICTORIA' (A1-) machine, on Returned Sailors and Soldiers League cover to Castlemaine, Vic, with boxed '12TH GARRISON/DATE / //BATTALION' (B1) in purple.
12.00
6109379 ✉FA1942 cover to Geelong, Victoria franked with 1d green QE, 24 Jul 1942 Mil. P.O. Ingleburn, N.S.W. machine cancel and boxed 'AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/2304' (A1) in violet handstamp.
Lot 5419:1942 cover to Geelong, Victoria franked with 1d green QE, 24 Jul 1942 Mil. P.O. Ingleburn, N.S.W. machine cancel and boxed 'AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/2304' (A1) in violet handstamp.
12.00
5023211 ✉FB1942 use of 1½d green KGVI, cancelled with poor Goulburn machine, on OHMS Dept. of Army cover to Maryborough, with double-oval 'AREA/3A.../GOULBURN' (A1) in purple, some mild toning.
Lot 5420:1942 use of 1½d green KGVI, cancelled with poor Goulburn machine, on OHMS Dept. of Army cover to Maryborough, with double-oval 'AREA/3A.../GOULBURN' (A1) in purple, some mild toning.
6.00
131098 ✉VA1943 long official airmail front with 'ARMY POST OFFICE/4DE43/058.' (A1) used at Brisbane, 'SURVEY DIRECTORATE/ADVANCED L.H.Q.' hand-stamp (A1) in violet at L/L, vertical fold.
Lot 5421:1943 long official airmail front with 'ARMY POST OFFICE/4DE43/058.' (A1) used at Brisbane, 'SURVEY DIRECTORATE/ADVANCED L.H.Q.' hand-stamp (A1) in violet at L/L, vertical fold.
5.00
   
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