Home
Past Auction 149
Auction History
Retail Sales             
Books for Sale
Reference Tools        
Login or Register

Dead Letter Office

Take the Tour
 
 Auction has commenced
Welcome
Selected Auction 9900 Currency  
 
    Enter Lot Number  
Lot Type Qual Description Price

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 4506 [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 4506 [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
3013764 ✉FA-1916 OHMS Registered long cover with 4d orange kangaroo perf large 'OS' (damaged) tied by Registered Perth cds 17 May 16 with large Perth Registration label in red at left with 'NOT KNOWN BY LETTER CARRIER', 'INSUFFICIENTLY ADDRESSED' and 'TOO - LATE' handstamps together with D.L.O. Perth boxed handstamp in violet.
Lot 4508 [1 of 2]:1916 OHMS Registered long cover with 4d orange kangaroo perf large 'OS' (damaged) tied by Registered Perth cds 17 May 16 with large Perth Registration label in red at left with 'NOT KNOWN BY LETTER CARRIER', 'INSUFFICIENTLY ADDRESSED' and 'TOO - LATE' handstamps together with D.L.O. Perth boxed handstamp in violet. Lot 4508 [2 of 2]:1916 OHMS Registered long cover with 4d orange kangaroo perf large 'OS' (damaged) tied by Registered Perth cds 17 May 16 with large Perth Registration label in red at left with 'NOT KNOWN BY LETTER CARRIER', 'INSUFFICIENTLY ADDRESSED' and 'TOO - LATE' handstamps together with D.L.O. Perth boxed handstamp in violet.
110.00
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 4560 [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 4560 [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
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 4616 [1 of 2]:1955 use of 3½d QEII, cancelled with Melbourne machine of 6MAY1955, on plain cover with 'HILLSTON/16MY5Lot 4616 [2 of 2]:1955 use of 3½d QEII, cancelled with Melbourne machine of 6MAY1955, on plain cover with 'HILLSTON/16MY5
5.00
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 4617:1955 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

NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History

6122594 A-1905 stampless OHMS RETURNED LETTER from Dead Letter Office, Sydney, 29 Aug 1905 Sydney machine cancel, part of flap and front missing.
Lot 5157:1905 stampless OHMS RETURNED LETTER from Dead Letter Office, Sydney, 29 Aug 1905 Sydney machine cancel, part of flap and front missing.
20.00

NEW SOUTH WALES Datestamps

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

VICTORIA Datestamps

1077916 ΔA22Acheron (1): - WWW #10 25mm 'ACHERON/MR1/88/VICTORIA' 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 11257:Acheron (1):
- WWW #10 25mm 'ACHERON/MR1/88/VICTORIA' 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
5032912 A- A2Blackburn Mail Centre: - WWW #320 46x34½mm violet rectangle 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/5MAR1983/MAIL CENTRE BLACKBURN/VICTORIA 3130/AUSTRALIA' backstamp on RTS Courier Job Service window-faced cover, red 'BORONIA/PAID/11A21AP83/VIC-AUST-3155' (B1) cancel. [Rated R]
MC 3/8/1975; renamed Eastern Mail Centre MC 1/10/1991.
Lot 12140 [1 of 2]:Blackburn Mail Centre:
- WWW #320 46x34½mm violet rectangle 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/5MAR1983/MAIL CENTRE BLACKBURN/VICTORIA 3130/AUSTRALIA' backstamp on RTS Courier Job Service window-faced cover, red 'BORONIA/PAID/11A21AP83/VIC-AUST-3155' (B1) cancel. [Rated R]  MC 3/8/1975; renamed Eastern Mail Centre MC 1/10/1991.Lot 12140 [2 of 2]:Blackburn Mail Centre:
- WWW #320 46x34½mm violet rectangle 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/5MAR1983/MAIL CENTRE BLACKBURN/VICTORIA 3130/AUSTRALIA' backstamp on RTS Courier Job Service window-faced cover, red 'BORONIA/PAID/11A21AP83/VIC-AUST-3155' (B1) cancel. [Rated R]  MC 3/8/1975; renamed Eastern Mail Centre MC 1/10/1991.
10.00
6122139 ΔA1Seymour Mail Centre: - WWW #110B violet double-circle 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/4JAN /Mail Centre Seymour,/Victoria 3660/Australia' (1995 but year missing).
MC 13/11/1977.
Lot 14658:Seymour Mail Centre:
- WWW #110B violet double-circle 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/4JAN   /Mail Centre Seymour,/Victoria 3660/Australia' (1995 but year missing).  MC 13/11/1977.
40.00
   
© 2005 eAgency Vietnam. All rights reserved. Terms of Sale  |   Help  |   Definitions  |   Contact Us
[Auction 149 > in Lot Order] [Auction 149 > by Country] [Auction 149 > by Topic] [Auction 149 > Image Gallery] [Auction 149 > Bulk bid Entry] [View by Auction Heading] [View by Country] [View by Topic] [View with Description Search] [Frequently Asked Questions] [Our Reference Library] [Post Office Reference] [Flaw Finder ] [Victorian Datestamps] [Home] [Auction History] [Books for Sale] [Login or Register]