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AUSTRALIA - Advertising Covers

6114676 ✉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 4654: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.
20.00

AUSTRALIA - Postal History

1066728 A-1916 stampless cover with violet 'O.H.M.S/War Census Call to Arms' handstamp, two boxed 'NOT KNOWN BY/LETTER CARRIERS/ST KILDA' handstamp, 'ST KILDA/93015MR16/VIC' (WWW 100) and magenta 'RETURNED TO SENDER' pointed finger on face of Town Clerk's Office, St. Kilda cover and 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/24MR16/MELBOURNE' in red on back. [Cover would have contained a census form, and hence was sent postage free. The census was taken prior to the Conscription Referendum.]
Lot 4746 [1 of 2]:1916 stampless cover with violet 'O.H.M.S/War Census Call to Arms' handstamp, two boxed 'NOT KNOWN BY/LETTER CARRIERS/ST KILDA' handstamp, 'ST KILDA/93015MR16/VIC' (WWW 100) and magenta 'RETURNED TO SENDER' pointed finger on face of Town Clerk's Office, St. Kilda cover and 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/24MR16/MELBOURNE' in red on back. [Cover would have contained a census form, and hence was sent postage free. The census was taken prior to the Conscription Referendum.] Lot 4746 [2 of 2]:1916 stampless cover with violet 'O.H.M.S/War Census Call to Arms' handstamp, two boxed 'NOT KNOWN BY/LETTER CARRIERS/ST KILDA' handstamp, 'ST KILDA/93015MR16/VIC' (WWW 100) and magenta 'RETURNED TO SENDER' pointed finger on face of Town Clerk's Office, St. Kilda cover and 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/24MR16/MELBOURNE' in red on back. [Cover would have contained a census form, and hence was sent postage free. The census was taken prior to the Conscription Referendum.]
100.00
1062791 ✉FA-1937 use of stampless cover with Sydney 1 'POSTED IN/PILLAR BOX' machine cancel to Eastwood, magenta 'REFUSED/TO PAY/TAX' (A1) backstamp applied at DLO.
Lot 4814 [1 of 2]:1937 use of stampless cover with Sydney 1 'POSTED IN/PILLAR BOX' machine cancel to Eastwood, magenta 'REFUSED/TO PAY/TAX' (A1) backstamp applied at DLO. Lot 4814 [2 of 2]:1937 use of stampless cover with Sydney 1 'POSTED IN/PILLAR BOX' machine cancel to Eastwood, magenta 'REFUSED/TO PAY/TAX' (A1) backstamp applied at DLO.
20.00
5009828 ✉FA-1955 use of 3½d red-brown QEII, cancelled with 'MELBOURNE/10MAY/11PM/1955/VIC-AUST' (A1) machine, on plain cover to Molong, NSW, with 'MOLONG/5P17JE55/N.S.W' (B1), mss "left/address unknown/13/5/55/D.L.O" & 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/EXAMINER/5A/SYDNEY, N.S.W.' (B1) in red, backflap sealed with 'RETURNED TO SENDER' label 'C.6651-11/51' from DLO Sydney, minor water stain at BRC
Lot 4881:1955 use of 3½d red-brown QEII, cancelled with 'MELBOURNE/10MAY/11PM/1955/VIC-AUST' (A1) machine, on plain cover to Molong, NSW, with 'MOLONG/5P17JE55/N.S.W' (B1), mss "left/address unknown/13/5/55/D.L.O" & 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/EXAMINER/5A/SYDNEY, N.S.W.' (B1) in red, backflap sealed with 'RETURNED TO SENDER' label 'C.6651-11/51' from DLO Sydney, minor water stain at BRC
10.00
5010263 ✉FB1955 use of 3½d QEII, cancelled with Melbourne machine of 6MAY1955, on plain cover with 'HILLSTON/16MY55/N.S.W.' arrival, bearing mss "Return/D.L.O./Left address/Present unknown" in red biro with poor Sydney DLO Examiner 12 handstamp on front, flap sealed with Sydney DLO label 'Sch. C.6651-11/51' & poor GPO Sydney DLO in red, rough top edge.
Lot 4882 [1 of 2]:1955 use of 3½d QEII, cancelled with Melbourne machine of 6MAY1955, on plain cover with 'HILLSTON/16MY5Lot 4882 [2 of 2]:1955 use of 3½d QEII, cancelled with Melbourne machine of 6MAY1955, on plain cover with 'HILLSTON/16MY5
5.00

NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History

1078750 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 5471 [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 5471 [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.
50.00

NEW SOUTH WALES Datestamps

9000198 ΔA1+Dead Letter Office: '/7/NOV/1950/SYDNEY, N.S.W.' in red. 4.00

SOUTH AUSTRALIA Datestamps

6125654 B A2Bruce: 28mm squared-circle 'BRUCE/SE26/17/S.A' on face of OHMS Department of Lands and Survey, Adelaide cover (partly reduced at left, torn on top edge), franked with 1d red KGV perf 'OS', 22 Aug 1917 Adelaide double-circle cds, violet pointed finger and 'UNCLAIMED' handstamps applied, red 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/SP28/17/ADELAIDE' (B2) backstamp. [Rated R]
PO 17/7/1882; TO 30/9/1976.
Lot 9168 [1 of 2]:Bruce: 28mm squared-circle 'BRUCE/SE26/17/S.A' on face of OHMS Department of Lands and Survey, Adelaide cover (partly reduced at left, torn on top edge), franked with 1d red KGV perf 'OS', 22 Aug 1917 Adelaide double-circle cds, violet pointed finger and 'UNCLAIMED' handstamps applied, red 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/SP28/17/ADELAIDE' (B2) backstamp. [Rated R]  PO 17/7/1882; TO 30/9/1976.Lot 9168 [2 of 2]:Bruce: 28mm squared-circle 'BRUCE/SE26/17/S.A' on face of OHMS Department of Lands and Survey, Adelaide cover (partly reduced at left, torn on top edge), franked with 1d red KGV perf 'OS', 22 Aug 1917 Adelaide double-circle cds, violet pointed finger and 'UNCLAIMED' handstamps applied, red 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/SP28/17/ADELAIDE' (B2) backstamp. [Rated R]  PO 17/7/1882; TO 30/9/1976.
30.00
6126334 A- A2Sedan: squared-circle 'SEDAN/JU30/02/S-A' on face of unclaimed Parcel Only OHMS cover (opened-out, small tear at back) franked with 1d red DLR 'OS' overprint, double-circle Adelaide 1 May 1902 cancel, various Sedan, squared-circle Angaston, Towitta and DLO backstamps.
PO c.1872.
Lot 9615:Sedan: squared-circle 'SEDAN/JU30/02/S-A' on face of unclaimed Parcel Only OHMS cover (opened-out, small tear at back) franked with 1d red DLR 'OS' overprint, double-circle Adelaide 1 May 1902 cancel, various Sedan, squared-circle Angaston, Towitta and DLO backstamps.  PO c.1872.
20.00

VICTORIA Datestamps

1077916 ΔA22Acheron (1): 25mm 'ACHERON/MR1/88/VICTORIA' WWW #10 on piece with violet 24mm framed 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/2/MR2/88/MELBOURNE' (A2+). [Rated 4R]
PO 15/4/1876; renamed Taggerty PO 14/9/1893.
Lot 11688:Acheron (1): 25mm 'ACHERON/MR1/88/VICTORIA' WWW #10 on piece with violet 24mm framed 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/2/MR2/88/MELBOURNE' (A2+). [Rated 4R]  PO 15/4/1876; renamed Taggerty PO 14/9/1893.
70.00
   
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