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AUSTRALIA - Postal History

861 A-1938 (May 11) use of 2d & 4d on registered PMG cover to New York. Curiously USA 1c Stephen Collins Foster has been added and cancelled at the World's Fair on JUL28/1940.
Lot 861 [1 of 2]:1938 (May 11) use of 2d & 4d on registered PMG cover to New York. Curiously USA 1c Stephen Collins Foster has been added and cancelled at the World's Fair on JUL28/1940. Lot 861 [2 of 2]:1938 (May 11) use of 2d & 4d on registered PMG cover to New York. Curiously USA 1c Stephen Collins Foster has been added and cancelled at the World's Fair on JUL28/1940.
20.00 16.00 R

NEW SOUTH WALES Datestamps

1223 SA A2Albury (2): - 2 strikes of 'POSTED ON TRAIN/6OC32/ALBURY N.S.W.' (ERD) on 1d green KGV strip of 3.
PO 1/2/1847.
Lot 1223:Albury (2):
- 2 strikes of 'POSTED ON TRAIN/6OC32/ALBURY N.S.W.' (ERD) on 1d green KGV strip of 3.  PO 1/2/1847.
10.00 12.50 sold

NEW SOUTH WALES Travelling Post Offices

1616 ΔA B2West: 'T.P.O.1.WEST/UP21?E18/2/[N.S].W' Peck #1W13 on 1d red KGV pair. [Rated 6]
PO 20/3/1882; closed 16/3/1886.
Lot 1616:West: 'T.P.O.1.WEST/UP21?E18/2/[N.S].W' Peck #1W13 on 1d red KGV pair. [Rated 6]  PO 20/3/1882; closed 16/3/1886.
10.00 8.00 R

QUEENSLAND Numerals

1675 A- A281: rays on 2d 4-Corners tied with unframed 'WARWICK/1030/JU14/04/[QU]EENSLAND' (B2) on Tatts cover (spike holes), 'T.P.O/A14JU04/QUEENSLA[ND]' backstamp.
Allocated to Warwick-PO 1/1/1848.
Lot 1675 [1 of 2]:81: rays on 2d 4-Corners tied with unframed 'WARWICK/1030/JU14/04/[QU]EENSLAND' (B2) on Tatts cover (spike holes), 'T.P.O/A14JU04/QUEENSLA[ND]' backstamp.  Allocated to Warwick-PO 1/1/1848.Lot 1675 [2 of 2]:81: rays on 2d 4-Corners tied with unframed 'WARWICK/1030/JU14/04/[QU]EENSLAND' (B2) on Tatts cover (spike holes), 'T.P.O/A14JU04/QUEENSLA[ND]' backstamp.  Allocated to Warwick-PO 1/1/1848.
15.00 21.00 sold
1716 SA B2234: BN on ½d green Lined-Oval [Rated 2R]
Allocated to T.P.O. No. 4 S & W Railway-PO c.1882; closed 12/8/1932.
Lot 1716:234: BN on ½d green Lined-Oval [Rated 2R]  Allocated to T.P.O. No. 4 S & W Railway-PO c.1882; closed 12/8/1932.
15.00 13.50 sold
1751 SA B2395: on 1d 4-Corners pair.
Allocated to T.P.O. No. 6 S & W Railway-PO c.1885; closed 12/8/1932.
Lot 1751:395: on 1d 4-Corners pair.  Allocated to T.P.O. No. 6 S & W Railway-PO c.1885; closed 12/8/1932.
4.00 4.50 sold
1786 A B2647: 2 overlapping strikes of framed duplex 'TOOWOOMBA/5A/JE22/09/QUEENSLAND - 647' on 2d 4-Corners on cover to Sydney, 'T.P.O.1.NORTH/UP---23JU09/2/N.S.W' (A2 - Rated 7) backstamp.
Allocated to Toowoomba-PO 1/1/1858.
Lot 1786:647: 2 overlapping strikes of framed duplex 'TOOWOOMBA/5A/JE22/09/QUEENSLAND - 647' on 2d 4-Corners on cover to Sydney, 'T.P.O.1.NORTH/UP---23JU09/2/N.S.W' (A2 - Rated 7) backstamp.  Allocated to Toowoomba-PO 1/1/1858.
25.00 25.00 sold

SOUTH AUSTRALIA Travelling Post Offices

2209 ΔB B2Trans-Australian Railway: 'TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAIL/11SE67/STH AUST' on faulty 4c red QEII. [Rated 2R]
Renamed from Trans-Australian Railway Pay Train PO c.1956; closed 30/4/1986.
Lot 2209:Trans-Australian Railway: 'TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAIL/11SE67/STH AUST' on faulty 4c red QEII. [Rated 2R]  Renamed from Trans-Australian Railway Pay Train PO c.1956; closed 30/4/1986.
10.00 14.50 sold

TASMANIA Travelling Post Offices

2349 SB B24: 'T.P.O. NO4./JU??/04/TASMANIA' on 1d Pictorial (faulty).
Lot 2349:4: 'T.P.O. NO4./JU??/04/TASMANIA' on 1d Pictorial (faulty).
12.00 11.50 sold

VICTORIA Travelling Post Offices

3318 A- B2English Mail Travelling Post Office: 6-bar machine cancel 'ENGLISH MAIL T.P.O.2?DE1908' backstamp on cover from England, franked with 1a KEVII, 3 Dec 1908 Thayetmyo (Burma) squared-circle cancel (B2), torn flap. [This is the cancellation described by Purves as 6 unbroken bars. This cover has 4 unbroken bars and appears to be complete. Rare on cover.]
PO c.1887; closed 1/7/1921.
Lot 3318 [1 of 2]:English Mail Travelling Post Office: 6-bar machine cancel 'ENGLISH MAIL T.P.O.2?DE1908' backstamp on cover from England, franked with 1a KEVII, 3 Dec 1908 Thayetmyo (Burma) squared-circle cancel (B2), torn flap. [This is the cancellation described by Purves as 6 unbroken bars. This cover has 4 unbroken bars and appears to be complete. Rare on cover.]  PO c.1887; closed 1/7/1921.Lot 3318 [2 of 2]:English Mail Travelling Post Office: 6-bar machine cancel 'ENGLISH MAIL T.P.O.2?DE1908' backstamp on cover from England, franked with 1a KEVII, 3 Dec 1908 Thayetmyo (Burma) squared-circle cancel (B2), torn flap. [This is the cancellation described by Purves as 6 unbroken bars. This cover has 4 unbroken bars and appears to be complete. Rare on cover.]  PO c.1887; closed 1/7/1921.
75.00 60.00 R
   
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