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3113934
 South Africa 1942-43 Covers comprising [1] 1942 (Feb 25) OHMS registered envelope from Pretoria to Scotland; [2] 1942 (Jul 29) Letter Folder of 'Views of Durban' with illustrated front (detached) showing native pulling a rickshaw, 'UDF/U57' diamond censor handstamp; [3] 1942 (Dec 8) 'On Service' stampless envelope to East London with dated 'DRIFTSANDS/AIR STATION' (Port Elizabeth) boxed handstamp at lower left; and [4] 1943 (Jul 22) airmail cover to USA, endorsed "WRITTEN/IN GERMAN" with 1/- Bantam block of 4 tied by Johannesburg datestamp, South Africa & USA censor tape; Nice group. (4)
Lot 6 [1 of 4]:South Africa 1942-43 Covers comprising [1] 1942 (Feb 25) OHMS registered envelope from Pretoria to Scotland; [2] 1942 (Jul 29) Letter Folder of 'Views of Durban' with illustrated front (detached) showing native pulling a rickshaw, 'UDF/U57' diamond censor handstamp; [3] 1942 (Dec 8) 'On Service' stampless envelope to East London with dated 'DRIFTSANDS/AIR STATION' (Port Elizabeth) boxed handstamp at lower left; and [4] 1943 (Jul 22) airmail cover to USA, endorsed "WRITTEN/IN GERMAN" with 1/- Bantam block of 4 tied by Johannesburg datestamp, South Africa & USA censor tape; Nice group. (4)Lot 6 [2 of 4]:South Africa 1942-43 Covers comprising [1] 1942 (Feb 25) OHMS registered envelope from Pretoria to Scotland; [2] 1942 (Jul 29) Letter Folder of 'Views of Durban' with illustrated front (detached) showing native pulling a rickshaw, 'UDF/U57' diamond censor handstamp; [3] 1942 (Dec 8) 'On Service' stampless envelope to East London with dated 'DRIFTSANDS/AIR STATION' (Port Elizabeth) boxed handstamp at lower left; and [4] 1943 (Jul 22) airmail cover to USA, endorsed "WRITTEN/IN GERMAN" with 1/- Bantam block of 4 tied by Johannesburg datestamp, South Africa & USA censor tape; Nice group. (4)Lot 6 [3 of 4]:South Africa 1942-43 Covers comprising [1] 1942 (Feb 25) OHMS registered envelope from Pretoria to Scotland; [2] 1942 (Jul 29) Letter Folder of 'Views of Durban' with illustrated front (detached) showing native pulling a rickshaw, 'UDF/U57' diamond censor handstamp; [3] 1942 (Dec 8) 'On Service' stampless envelope to East London with dated 'DRIFTSANDS/AIR STATION' (Port Elizabeth) boxed handstamp at lower left; and [4] 1943 (Jul 22) airmail cover to USA, endorsed "WRITTEN/IN GERMAN" with 1/- Bantam block of 4 tied by Johannesburg datestamp, South Africa & USA censor tape; Nice group. (4)
32.00

AUSTRALIA - Postal History

3111003  1924 use of Rose Stereograph Co PPC printed for Commonwealth Immigration Office showing RP Collins Street, sent from Brazil to South Africa with Brazil 200rs tied by Rio de Janeiro cds.
Lot 503 [1 of 2]:1924 use of Rose Stereograph Co PPC printed for Commonwealth Immigration Office showing RP Collins Street, sent from Brazil to South Africa with Brazil 200rs tied by Rio de Janeiro cds. Lot 503 [2 of 2]:1924 use of Rose Stereograph Co PPC printed for Commonwealth Immigration Office showing RP Collins Street, sent from Brazil to South Africa with Brazil 200rs tied by Rio de Janeiro cds.
55.00

AUSTRALIA - Military - World War I Period

2587977  1915 (Nov 30) unfranked monochrome PPC 'CANAL of SUEZ - TUSSUN curve' to Adelaide, inscribed On Active Service, censored and postmarked '3rd AUST.INF.BDE.FIELD P.O/30NO15' at Sarpi Camp on the island of Lemnos (Emery Fig DS #13, p47) just after moving from Gallipoli. Conveys Christmas and New Year greetings. Very fine and quite rare.
Lot 555:1915 (Nov 30) unfranked monochrome PPC 'CANAL of SUEZ - TUSSUN curve' to Adelaide, inscribed On Active Service, censored and postmarked '3rd AUST.INF.BDE.FIELD P.O/30NO15' at Sarpi Camp on the island of Lemnos (Emery Fig DS #13, p47) just after moving from Gallipoli. Conveys Christmas and New Year greetings. Very fine and quite rare.
85.00
2602632 ✉FA/A-Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)
Lot 561 [1 of 3]:Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)Lot 561 [2 of 3]:Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)Lot 561 [3 of 3]:Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)
150.00

AUSTRALIA - Military - World War II Period

3114107  Middle East 1941 (Oct 25) Lebanon registered cover to Alexandria with 3d KGVI tied skeleton Type 'AUS FPO/32' (used at Italian School Tripoli 16.09.41-14.01.42) with 'AUST ARMY POSTAL SERVICE' registration handstamp in violet with "FPO32" inserted in manuscript, 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 3257' handstamp in violet, backstamped 'AIF Field PO/No12', 'AUST BASE PO/No1', 'EGYPT EPP', 'BASE APO/4' and at Cairo, fine condition.
Lot 568:Middle East 1941 (Oct 25) Lebanon registered cover to Alexandria with 3d KGVI tied skeleton Type 'AUS FPO/32' (used at Italian School Tripoli 16.09.41-14.01.42) with 'AUST ARMY POSTAL SERVICE' registration handstamp in violet with "FPO32" inserted in manuscript, 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 3257' handstamp in violet, backstamped 'AIF Field PO/No12', 'AUST BASE PO/No1', 'EGYPT EPP', 'BASE APO/4' and at Cairo, fine condition.
60.00

COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS - Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings

3122908
**/U/C 1950s-1990s Array of mostly covers including 1952 Australia-South Africa (via Cocos) inaugural flight covers x5, 1963 4d airmail concession rate covers x2, both with 'R.A.A.F./SERVICE' handstamps in violet, covers or cards with Inauguration flight cachet in violet x20, few commercial covers, 1966 Australian definitives 1c to $4 set on 5 generic APO FDCs, etc; also stamps with Australia used in Cocos, Cocos 1963 set in corner blocks of 4 MUH; condition generally fine/very fine. (60+ covers plus stamps)
Lot 847 [1 of 8]:1950s-1990s Array of mostly covers including 1952 Australia-South Africa (via Cocos) inaugural flight covers x5, 1963 4d airmail concession rate covers x2, both with 'R.A.A.F./SERVICE' handstamps in violet, covers or cards with Inauguration flight cachet in violet x20, few commercial covers, 1966 Australian definitives 1c to $4 set on 5 generic APO FDCs, etc; also stamps with Australia used in Cocos, Cocos 1963 set in corner blocks of 4 MUH; condition generally fine/very fine. (60+ covers plus stamps)Lot 847 [2 of 8]:1950s-1990s Array of mostly covers including 1952 Australia-South Africa (via Cocos) inaugural flight covers x5, 1963 4d airmail concession rate covers x2, both with 'R.A.A.F./SERVICE' handstamps in violet, covers or cards with Inauguration flight cachet in violet x20, few commercial covers, 1966 Australian definitives 1c to $4 set on 5 generic APO FDCs, etc; also stamps with Australia used in Cocos, Cocos 1963 set in corner blocks of 4 MUH; condition generally fine/very fine. (60+ covers plus stamps)Lot 847 [3 of 8]:1950s-1990s Array of mostly covers including 1952 Australia-South Africa (via Cocos) inaugural flight covers x5, 1963 4d airmail concession rate covers x2, both with 'R.A.A.F./SERVICE' handstamps in violet, covers or cards with Inauguration flight cachet in violet x20, few commercial covers, 1966 Australian definitives 1c to $4 set on 5 generic APO FDCs, etc; also stamps with Australia used in Cocos, Cocos 1963 set in corner blocks of 4 MUH; condition generally fine/very fine. (60+ covers plus stamps)
240.00

BRITISH EAST AFRICA - Postal History

3120751  1895 (Feb 16) use of 2½ annas Stationery Envelope from 'MOMBASA' (Proud Type D1) to UK, fine Birkenhead arrival backstamp.
Lot 948:1895 (Feb 16) use of 2½ annas Stationery Envelope from 'MOMBASA' (Proud Type D1) to UK, fine Birkenhead arrival backstamp.
60.00

EAST AFRICA & UGANDA - Postal History

3114063  1915 (Sep 22) cover to Christiania, Norway with KGV 3c x3 plus 6c tied Limuru datestamp, green on white 'OPENED BY CENSOR/UNDER/MARTIAL LAW' label (mild staining) handstamped with '344916' file number in black and tied on reverse by Mombasa (Sep 25) transit datestamp, Kristiania arrival backstamps, some edge faults. Hightly unusual destination for period.
Lot 1023:1915 (Sep 22) cover to Christiania, Norway with KGV 3c x3 plus 6c tied Limuru datestamp, green on white 'OPENED BY CENSOR/UNDER/MARTIAL LAW' label (mild staining) handstamped with '344916' file number in black and tied on reverse by Mombasa (Sep 25) transit datestamp, Kristiania arrival backstamps, some edge faults. Hightly unusual destination for period.
130.00

EAST AFRICA & UGANDA - Military - World War I Period

3114055  1915 (May 28) cover to Chicago with KGV 6c x2 & 3c tied by Limuru datestamp, black on buff 'OPENED BY CENSOR/UNDER/MARTIAL LAW.' label (small defects) tied to reverse by partial Mombasa datestamp, Montgomery Ward arrival datestamp on face, minor blemishes.
Lot 1024:1915 (May 28) cover to Chicago with KGV 6c x2 & 3c tied by Limuru datestamp, black on buff 'OPENED BY CENSOR/UNDER/MARTIAL LAW.' label (small defects) tied to reverse by partial Mombasa datestamp, Montgomery Ward arrival datestamp on face, minor blemishes.
95.00

EGYPT - Postal History

3114137  1916 (Mar 30) WWI stampless PPC (Pyramids during the inundation) to UK cancelled with Cairo datestamp, oval COMMANDMENT/R.A.M.C./NASREIH SCHOOLS MILITARY HOSPITAL' handstamp in red (Not listed by Firebrace, apparently only used 30 Sept 1915- 31 Mar 1916).
Lot 1025:1916 (Mar 30) WWI stampless PPC (Pyramids during the inundation) to UK cancelled with Cairo datestamp, oval COMMANDMENT/R.A.M.C./NASREIH SCHOOLS MILITARY HOSPITAL' handstamp in red (Not listed by Firebrace, apparently only used 30 Sept 1915- 31 Mar 1916).
95.00
   
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