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AUSTRALIA - Advertising Covers

981 ✉FA-Radio Australia, Melbourne Air Mail card pre-printed on reverse in Indonesian, franked with 6d Anteater and undated machine cancel, sent to Indonesia, magenta 'RETURN/TO/SENDER/D.L.O. MELB' pointed-finger.
Lot 981:Radio Australia, Melbourne Air Mail card pre-printed on reverse in Indonesian, franked with 6d Anteater and undated machine cancel, sent to Indonesia, magenta 'RETURN/TO/SENDER/D.L.O. MELB' pointed-finger.
16.00 R

NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History

1090 A1903 (Apr 1) cover from Windsor to Marsden Park. 1d Arms with BN '3' and framed 'WINDSOR/AP1/1903/N.S.W' alongside, red boxed unclaimed on face. Backstamps of framed 'RIVERSTONE/AP1/1903/N.S.W' (A2) and framed 'MARSDEN PARK/AP1.1903/N.S.W' (B1), plus red DLO cancel of MY6/1903.
Lot 1090 [1 of 2]:1903 (Apr 1) cover from Windsor to Marsden Park. 1d Arms with BN '3' and framed 'WINDSOR/AP1/1903/N.S.W' alongside, red boxed unclaimed on face. Backstamps of framed 'RIVERSTONE/AP1/1903/N.S.W' (A2) and framed 'MARSDEN PARK/AP1.1903/N.S.W' (B1), plus red DLO cancel of MY6/1903. Lot 1090 [2 of 2]:1903 (Apr 1) cover from Windsor to Marsden Park. 1d Arms with BN '3' and framed 'WINDSOR/AP1/1903/N.S.W' alongside, red boxed unclaimed on face. Backstamps of framed 'RIVERSTONE/AP1/1903/N.S.W' (A2) and framed 'MARSDEN PARK/AP1.1903/N.S.W' (B1), plus red DLO cancel of MY6/1903.
55.00 sold

VICTORIA Datestamps

2893 A A2Dead Letter Office: - WWW #10262 violet triple-oval 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/24NOV1967/MELBOURNE, AUST.' backstamp on cover from Ontario, Canada, violet 'UNKNOWN BY POSTMEN PRESTON' (A1-), boxed 'UNCLAIMED AT/PRESTON' (B2) x2, 'PRESTON N.18/18NO67/VIC-AUST' (WWW #80A - A1) and pointed finger on face, 'PRESTON N.18/5/3NO67/VIC-AUST' (WWW #330A - A2) backstamp. [Rated 2R]
For offices other than Melbourne see the office indicated in the inscription.
Lot 2893 [1 of 2]:Dead Letter Office:
- WWW #10262 violet triple-oval 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/24NOV1967/MELBOURNE, AUST.' backstamp on cover from Ontario, Canada, violet 'UNKNOWN BY POSTMEN PRESTON' (A1-), boxed 'UNCLAIMED AT/PRESTON' (B2) x2, 'PRESTON N.18/18NO67/VIC-AUST' (WWW #80A - A1) and pointed finger on face, 'PRESTON N.18/5/3NO67/VIC-AUST' (WWW #330A - A2) backstamp. [Rated 2R]  For offices other than Melbourne see the office indicated in the inscription.Lot 2893 [2 of 2]:Dead Letter Office:
- WWW #10262 violet triple-oval 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/24NOV1967/MELBOURNE, AUST.' backstamp on cover from Ontario, Canada, violet 'UNKNOWN BY POSTMEN PRESTON' (A1-), boxed 'UNCLAIMED AT/PRESTON' (B2) x2, 'PRESTON N.18/18NO67/VIC-AUST' (WWW #80A - A1) and pointed finger on face, 'PRESTON N.18/5/3NO67/VIC-AUST' (WWW #330A - A2) backstamp. [Rated 2R]  For offices other than Melbourne see the office indicated in the inscription.
20.00 R
2985 A A2Flemington: - WWW #146C 'FLEMINGTON.W.1/2/29JA63/VIC-AUST' arrival on unclaimed Henderson & Ball, Solicitors, Melbourne cover, 5d QEII cancelled with 11 Jan 1963 Melbourne Machine, boxed 'UNCLAIMED AT/FLEMINGTON' (A2) on face & magenta 'RETURN/TO/SENDER/D.L.O. MELB.' (A2) pointed-finger on face and back. [Rated R]
PO 1/1/1854.
Lot 2985 [1 of 2]:Flemington:
- WWW #146C 'FLEMINGTON.W.1/2/29JA63/VIC-AUST' arrival on unclaimed Henderson & Ball, Solicitors, Melbourne cover, 5d QEII cancelled with 11 Jan 1963 Melbourne Machine, boxed 'UNCLAIMED AT/FLEMINGTON' (A2) on face & magenta 'RETURN/TO/SENDER/D.L.O. MELB.' (A2) pointed-finger on face and back. [Rated R]  PO 1/1/1854.Lot 2985 [2 of 2]:Flemington:
- WWW #146C 'FLEMINGTON.W.1/2/29JA63/VIC-AUST' arrival on unclaimed Henderson & Ball, Solicitors, Melbourne cover, 5d QEII cancelled with 11 Jan 1963 Melbourne Machine, boxed 'UNCLAIMED AT/FLEMINGTON' (A2) on face & magenta 'RETURN/TO/SENDER/D.L.O. MELB.' (A2) pointed-finger on face and back. [Rated R]  PO 1/1/1854.
12.00 R
3186 A A2Maldon: - WWW #610 Belt & Buckle 'POST AND TELEGRAPH OFFICE/MALDON/MR14/[1893]' on face of 2d rose Envelope from Melbourne to Maldon, boxed 'UNCLAIMED AT/MALDON' on face & DLO cancel on back. [Unusual use of Belt & Buckle cancel.]
PO 14/3/1854; LPO 10/11/1995.
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