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AUSTRALIA Kangaroos - First Watermark

2500530 ✉UA-½d x5 comprising strip of 3 and a pair affixed upside down on 1914 envelope to Germany all tied machine cancel 'SYDNEY/5/JY22--1-30P/N.S.W/1914' with alongside violet 'RETURN TO SENDER', blue boxed 'UNDELIVERABLE/MAY19.1915/II.M.D.' and mss 'L' in blue; on the back partial red cds of Sydney DLO on June 3, 1915. Central fold & some trivial blemishes
Lot 27:½d x5 comprising strip of 3 and a pair affixed upside down on 1914 envelope to Germany all tied machine cancel 'SYDNEY/5/JY22--1-30P/N.S.W/1914' with alongside violet 'RETURN TO SENDER', blue boxed 'UNDELIVERABLE/MAY19.1915/II.M.D.' and mss 'L' in blue; on the back partial red cds of Sydney DLO on June 3, 1915. Central fold & some trivial blemishes
105.00

AUSTRALIA KGV - Single Watermark

3126176  5d Bright Chestnut Rough Paper Perf 'OS' BW #124 solo franking (exceptional centring) tied by '23MAY23' datestamp to Perth Office of Titles registered business envelope to Dowerin, arrival datestamp on face, 'DLO' & 'UNCLAIMED' handstamps. Very late use of a rare stamp on cover, Cat $1,500.
Lot 235 [1 of 2]:5d Bright Chestnut Rough Paper Perf 'OS' BW #124 solo franking (exceptional centring) tied by '23MAY23' datestamp to Perth Office of Titles registered business envelope to Dowerin, arrival datestamp on face, 'DLO' & 'UNCLAIMED' handstamps. Very late use of a rare stamp on cover, Cat $1,500. Lot 235 [2 of 2]:5d Bright Chestnut Rough Paper Perf 'OS' BW #124 solo franking (exceptional centring) tied by '23MAY23' datestamp to Perth Office of Titles registered business envelope to Dowerin, arrival datestamp on face, 'DLO' & 'UNCLAIMED' handstamps. Very late use of a rare stamp on cover, Cat $1,500.
600.00

AUSTRALIA Other Pre-Decimals

3120619  1953 Tasmania Sesquicentenary 3½d se-tenant pair plus 1d QEII tied by Warrawong South (NSW) datestamp to surface rate cover to Katanga, Belgian Congo, undelivered with Sydney DLO handstamps on front & on reverse, edge blemishes. Unusual usage.
combined lot 3120727
Lot 325 [1 of 2]:1953 Tasmania Sesquicentenary 3½d se-tenant pair plus 1d QEII tied by Warrawong South (NSW) datestamp to surface rate cover to Katanga, Belgian Congo, undelivered with Sydney DLO handstamps on front & on reverse, edge blemishes. Unusual usage.  combined lot 3120727Lot 325 [2 of 2]:1953 Tasmania Sesquicentenary 3½d se-tenant pair plus 1d QEII tied by Warrawong South (NSW) datestamp to surface rate cover to Katanga, Belgian Congo, undelivered with Sydney DLO handstamps on front & on reverse, edge blemishes. Unusual usage.  combined lot 3120727
95.00

AUSTRALIA - Military - World War II Period

3114162  Queensland 1942 (Nov 25) inwards cover from South Australia addressed to No 2 Camp 101 Con, Coorparoo, 'UNCLAIMED' handstamp in violet, redirected to NCGDD, Exhibition Grounds, overstruck with a boxed 'NOT/WITH' handstamp in violet, Adelaide DLO datestamp in red, DLO Adelaide RTS label on reverse.
Lot 679:Queensland 1942 (Nov 25) inwards cover from South Australia addressed to No 2 Camp 101 Con, Coorparoo, 'UNCLAIMED' handstamp in violet, redirected to NCGDD, Exhibition Grounds, overstruck with a boxed 'NOT/WITH' handstamp in violet, Adelaide DLO datestamp in red, DLO Adelaide RTS label on reverse.
60.00

TASMANIA - Postal History

3123651  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 882:1899 (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.
120.00

VICTORIA - Postal History

3121031  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 954:1906 (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.
95.00

WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History

2586518  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 1014:1927 (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.
150.00

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - Postal History

2601796 ✉FA-1903 (Mar 16) cover from Jamaica to San Francisco, with 'ADVERTISED/MAY 11 1903/San Francsisco, Cal./Due 1 Cent.' handstamp in red and 'Non=Reclame' handstamp in purple, triangle Dead Letter Office handstamp on back. Nice cover.
Lot 1687 [1 of 2]:1903 (Mar 16) cover from Jamaica to San Francisco, with 'ADLot 1687 [2 of 2]:1903 (Mar 16) cover from Jamaica to San Francisco, with 'AD
240.00
   
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