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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH OCCUPATION FORCES (BCOF) - Postal History

1052  1948 (4 Mar) Registered Cover from Glenthuntly to Kure with mss "NOT KNOWN" in red, & "IN JAPAN RETURN TO DLO VIC" in blue and on reverse, eight datestamps incl 'AUST BASE P.O.', 'AUST UNIT POSTAL STN', 'REGISTERED/MELBOURNE' in black and 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE' in red.
Lot 1052:1948 (4 Mar) Registered Cover from Glenthuntly to Kure with mss "NOT KNOWN" in red, & "IN JAPAN RETURN TO DLO VIC" in blue and on reverse, eight datestamps incl 'AUST BASE P.O.', 'AUST UNIT POSTAL STN', 'REGISTERED/MELBOURNE' in black and 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE' in red.
80.00 60.00 sold

NORTHERN TERRITORY - Postal History

1087  1934 (Oct 8) trio of flight covers prepared for Saville H Sheard, originating in Daly Waters, to Carnarvon, Brisbane & Longreach, latter with 'UNCLAIMED' and DLO markings. (3)
Lot 1087 [1 of 3]:1934 (Oct 8) trio of flight covers prepared for Saville H Sheard, originating in Daly Waters, to Carnarvon, Brisbane & Longreach, latter with 'UNCLAIMED' and DLO markings. (3)Lot 1087 [2 of 3]:1934 (Oct 8) trio of flight covers prepared for Saville H Sheard, originating in Daly Waters, to Carnarvon, Brisbane & Longreach, latter with 'UNCLAIMED' and DLO markings. (3)Lot 1087 [3 of 3]:1934 (Oct 8) trio of flight covers prepared for Saville H Sheard, originating in Daly Waters, to Carnarvon, Brisbane & Longreach, latter with 'UNCLAIMED' and DLO markings. (3)
150.00 115.00 sold
1090
 1938 (Aug 3-7) Trio of flight covers prepared for Saville H Shead, comprising Karumba-Groote Eylandt, Darwin-Groote Eylandt, and Newcastle Waters-Cloncurry, first two with fine strikes of 'GROOTE EYLANDT/NORTH-AUST' cds, latter with DLO handstamps of Brisbane (Nos. '1' and '2') and Adelaide. (3)
Lot 1090 [1 of 4]:1938 (Aug 3-7) Trio of flight covers prepared for Saville H Shead, comprising Karumba-Groote Eylandt, Darwin-Groote Eylandt, and Newcastle Waters-Cloncurry, first two with fine strikes of 'GROOTE EYLANDT/NORTH-AUST' cds, latter with DLO handstamps of Brisbane (Nos. '1' and '2') and Adelaide. (3)Lot 1090 [2 of 4]:1938 (Aug 3-7) Trio of flight covers prepared for Saville H Shead, comprising Karumba-Groote Eylandt, Darwin-Groote Eylandt, and Newcastle Waters-Cloncurry, first two with fine strikes of 'GROOTE EYLANDT/NORTH-AUST' cds, latter with DLO handstamps of Brisbane (Nos. '1' and '2') and Adelaide. (3)Lot 1090 [3 of 4]:1938 (Aug 3-7) Trio of flight covers prepared for Saville H Shead, comprising Karumba-Groote Eylandt, Darwin-Groote Eylandt, and Newcastle Waters-Cloncurry, first two with fine strikes of 'GROOTE EYLANDT/NORTH-AUST' cds, latter with DLO handstamps of Brisbane (Nos. '1' and '2') and Adelaide. (3)
150.00 135.00 sold

TASMANIA - Postal History

1274  1899 (May 6) cover to Glenelg (SA) with Adelaide transit & (small-part) Glenelg arrival backstamp where opened & resealed, on face 'ADVERTISED UNCLAIMED/ADELAIDE' oval double-ring datestamp & straight-line 'UNCLAIMED' handstamps, on reverse DLO/Adelaide datestamp in red & DLO Tasmania oval datestamp in blue, edge blemishes.
Lot 1274:1899 (May 6) cover to Glenelg (SA) with Adelaide transit & (small-part) Glenelg arrival backstamp where opened & resealed, on face 'ADVERTISED UNCLAIMED/ADELAIDE' oval double-ring datestamp & straight-line 'UNCLAIMED' handstamps, on reverse DLO/Adelaide datestamp in red & DLO Tasmania oval datestamp in blue, edge blemishes.
100.00 80.00 R

VICTORIA - Postal History

1317  1906 (Jun 30) Howard Davis (stamp dealer, George St, East Melbourne) cover to stamp traders in St Louis, underpaid & taxed 15c (should have been 30c for double deficiency), USA 3c dues pair added, refused delivery & returned with US District & Melbourne DLO datestamps on reverse, edge blemishes.
Lot 1317:1906 (Jun 30) Howard Davis (stamp dealer, George St, East Melbourne) cover to stamp traders in St Louis, underpaid & taxed 15c (should have been 30c for double deficiency), USA 3c dues pair added, refused delivery & returned with US District & Melbourne DLO datestamps on reverse, edge blemishes.
80.00 64.00 R

WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History

1353  1927 (Apr 22) use of long OHMS envelope registered to New Zealand from the Office of Titles with KGV s/wmk 1½d red and 3d blue perf 'OS' BW #88ba and 105b (latter cat $250 on cover). Undelivered with several postal markings, most significant being boxed red 'DECEASED' applied in Wellington, also Perth DLO.
Lot 1353:1927 (Apr 22) use of long OHMS envelope registered to New Zealand from the Office of Titles with KGV s/wmk 1½d red and 3d blue perf 'OS' BW #88ba and 105b (latter cat $250 on cover). Undelivered with several postal markings, most significant being boxed red 'DECEASED' applied in Wellington, also Perth DLO.
125.00 100.00 R
   
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