Lot# Description Est $
AUSTRALIAN COVERS, PSEs & POSTAL STATIONERY
1582 ps 1896/9 OHMS addressed envs, each bearing the 120

"Franking Stamp" of the Minister of Defence Victoria,

scarce items (2)

1583 c 1918 Censor Mail sent to the Bank of Bengal from the

Commercial Bank of Australia using their embossed env

back stamped on arrival in India 27 Dec 1918, censor 40

mark + machine cancel tying 1½d Brown KGV stamp to

env, Very Fine - see photo on website
1584 c 1927 Opening of Parliament House airmail envs to same

addressee with 3 different city cancels on 3 envs, a 100

most interesting early Aust issue inc Camooweal Qld,

Adelaide SA & Ships Mail Melbourne (3)
1585 ps/c 1930s-60 seln of envs & covers, mixed cond (45) 50

1586 c 1934 Dead Letter Office env sent to Chicago USA &

returned bearing joined pair USA 2c pre stamps (San

Francisco California), also bears NSW Tax Cachet Dead 40

Letter Office cancel and Return to Sender label on back,

great display piece - see photo on website

1587 c 1939 Selfridges & Co Air Mail cover sent from Australia 120

to London using Selfridges & Co Philatelic Dept env - see

photo
1588 ps 1940s Aust Services envs (a few still containing letters)

inc Dept of Army & RAAF concession rate cachets

'opened by censor', Aust Military Forces & Imperial 100

Forces passed by censor cachets & other general

military envs of the period, also inc 5 military envs from

WW1 period (78)
1589 ps 1940s Aust Services envs inc Dept of Army & RAAF

concession rate cachets, 'opened by censor', Aust Mil 70

Forces & Imperial Forces passed by censor cachets &

other general Military envs of the period (61)
1590 ps 1943 Wartime Aust Forces mail to same addressee inc

FPO & APO registration labels on some envs & each env 80

has Military Censor cachets (Imperial Forces & RAAF)

(14)
1591 ps 1944 War-time Aust Forces mail to same addressee inc

FPO & APO registration labels on some envs & each env 80

has Military & Imperial 'passed by Aust Forces' censor

cachets (20)
1592 c 1945-64 Accum of Aust pre-dec cvrs mainly FDI, mostly

hand addressed on plain envs, incls Mitchell set 3, 1946 100

Peace, 1953 QEII Coronation, Duke of Gloucester, USA

Memorial plus KGVI & QEII defins, some dupln, cond

varies (56)
1593 c 1950 Anpex Melbourne 4 official covers (APM 890 - 3

different & APM 891), a quality historical item (2 of the 100

covers feature 1950's Cinderellas) (4)
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