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AUSTRALIA - Postal History

2616136  1926-29 trio of very early airlifted items to Brighton Victoria, comprising [1] 1926 (Dec 3) cover inscribed 'AIR MAIL/BAGHDAD-CAIRO' bearing 6a tied by Nasiriyah cds, backstamped Baghdad (Dec 14) and Port-Said (Dec 20), carried by R.A.F. Desert Airmail Service, the earliest jusqu'a airmail item recorded to Australia (Perry collection earliest was 1927 (Jan 21)), Brighton arrival 1927 (Jan 16), [2] 1927 (Dec 16) Armenian Church cover franked 4a and 1a tied Baghdad cds, Cairo transit, and [3] rare 1929 (Mar 2) postcard franked 2a tied by Basrah cds, rare Malvern East arrival (Apr 2). Rare group, first time offered, from Marshall correspondence. (3)
Lot 605 [1 of 3]:1926-29 trio of very early airlifted items to Brighton Victoria, comprising [1] 1926 (Dec 3) cover inscribed 'AIR MAIL/BAGHDAD-CAIRO' bearing 6a tied by Nasiriyah cds, backstamped Baghdad (Dec 14) and Port-Said (Dec 20), carried by R.A.F. Desert Airmail Service, the earliest jusqu'a airmail item recorded to Australia (Perry collection earliest was 1927 (Jan 21)), Brighton arrival 1927 (Jan 16), [2] 1927 (Dec 16) Armenian Church cover franked 4a and 1a tied Baghdad cds, Cairo transit, and [3] rare 1929 (Mar 2) postcard franked 2a tied by Basrah cds, rare Malvern East arrival (Apr 2). Rare group, first time offered, from Marshall correspondence. (3)Lot 605 [2 of 3]:1926-29 trio of very early airlifted items to Brighton Victoria, comprising [1] 1926 (Dec 3) cover inscribed 'AIR MAIL/BAGHDAD-CAIRO' bearing 6a tied by Nasiriyah cds, backstamped Baghdad (Dec 14) and Port-Said (Dec 20), carried by R.A.F. Desert Airmail Service, the earliest jusqu'a airmail item recorded to Australia (Perry collection earliest was 1927 (Jan 21)), Brighton arrival 1927 (Jan 16), [2] 1927 (Dec 16) Armenian Church cover franked 4a and 1a tied Baghdad cds, Cairo transit, and [3] rare 1929 (Mar 2) postcard franked 2a tied by Basrah cds, rare Malvern East arrival (Apr 2). Rare group, first time offered, from Marshall correspondence. (3)Lot 605 [3 of 3]:1926-29 trio of very early airlifted items to Brighton Victoria, comprising [1] 1926 (Dec 3) cover inscribed 'AIR MAIL/BAGHDAD-CAIRO' bearing 6a tied by Nasiriyah cds, backstamped Baghdad (Dec 14) and Port-Said (Dec 20), carried by R.A.F. Desert Airmail Service, the earliest jusqu'a airmail item recorded to Australia (Perry collection earliest was 1927 (Jan 21)), Brighton arrival 1927 (Jan 16), [2] 1927 (Dec 16) Armenian Church cover franked 4a and 1a tied Baghdad cds, Cairo transit, and [3] rare 1929 (Mar 2) postcard franked 2a tied by Basrah cds, rare Malvern East arrival (Apr 2). Rare group, first time offered, from Marshall correspondence. (3)
600.00
3120616  1940 (Aug 30) KGVI 1½d Postal Card uprated 7½d to pay airmail rate to Palestine, Abbotsford (Vic) datestamps, 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/V75' handstamp in blue, extensive message on reverse written in German & Hebrew. Staining & age-spotting.
combined lot 3120727
Lot 624 [1 of 2]:1940 (Aug 30) KGVI 1½d Postal Card uprated 7½d to pay airmail rate to Palestine, Abbotsford (Vic) datestamps, 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/V75' handstamp in blue, extensive message on reverse written in German & Hebrew. Staining & age-spotting.  combined lot 3120727Lot 624 [2 of 2]:1940 (Aug 30) KGVI 1½d Postal Card uprated 7½d to pay airmail rate to Palestine, Abbotsford (Vic) datestamps, 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/V75' handstamp in blue, extensive message on reverse written in German & Hebrew. Staining & age-spotting.  combined lot 3120727
95.00

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 659:1915 (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 664 [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 664 [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 664 [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

3114108  Lebanon 1942 (May 8) stampless YMCA printed cover to Sydney cancelled with Skeleton Type 'AUS FPO/33' (Legault Barracks Tripoli, used 7½ weeks only between 26 Apr -16 Jun 1942), 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 447' handstamp in violet, small edge blemishes.
Lot 674:Lebanon 1942 (May 8) stampless YMCA printed cover to Sydney cancelled with Skeleton Type 'AUS FPO/33' (Legault Barracks Tripoli, used 7½ weeks only between 26 Apr -16 Jun 1942), 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 447' handstamp in violet, small edge blemishes.
95.00
3127098  Middle East airmail cover emanating from Middle East to Underdale SA bearing KGVI 3d blue Die III vertical strip tied by fine strike of unlisted (by Proud) rectangular uncoded 'POSTAL UNIT/15 JAN 1942'.
Lot 675:Middle East airmail cover emanating from Middle East to Underdale SA bearing KGVI 3d blue Die III vertical strip tied by fine strike of unlisted (by Proud) rectangular uncoded 'POSTAL UNIT/15 JAN 1942'.
120.00
3114105  Palestine 1941 (July 8) airmail cover to Tamworth NSW with 9d Platypus tied by '3RD BDE HQ PO/P3' datestamp, triangular 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 1823' handstamp in violet.
Lot 676:Palestine 1941 (July 8) airmail cover to Tamworth NSW with 9d Platypus tied by '3RD BDE HQ PO/P3' datestamp, triangular 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 1823' handstamp in violet.
85.00

NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History

3123669  1887 (Feb 18) cover from UK, originally addressed P&O ship SS Ballarat at Port Said, cover handstamped on reverse 'RECEIVED AFTER/SHIPS DEPARTURE' in violet, with Alexandria, Suez & Port Said transit datestamps, re-directed to P&O Agent Sydney where boxed 'ADVERTISED/UNCLAIMED' handstamp applied.
Lot 729:1887 (Feb 18) cover from UK, originally addressed P&O ship SS Ballarat at Port Said, cover handstamped on reverse 'RECEIVED AFTER/SHIPS DEPARTURE' in violet, with Alexandria, Suez & Port Said transit datestamps, re-directed to P&O Agent Sydney where boxed 'ADVERTISED/UNCLAIMED' handstamp applied.
145.00

VICTORIA - Postal History

3119404  1869 (Mar 25) registered cover to Switzerland via Marseilles & Suez with scarce franking of Laureates 6d x4 (upper units damaged) plus 2d tied by BN '173' cancels of Daylesford, 'POSS ANG V SUEZ' transit datestamp on face, backstamped at Basel, Lucerne, Maggia & Locarno. Small faults & repaired tear. [The rate was 10d per ½oz rate x2 plus 6d registration. Cover is not recorded in Ben Palmer's census]
Lot 941:1869 (Mar 25) registered cover to Switzerland via Marseilles & Suez with scarce franking of Laureates 6d x4 (upper units damaged) plus 2d tied by BN '173' cancels of Daylesford, 'POSS ANG V SUEZ' transit datestamp on face, backstamped at Basel, Lucerne, Maggia & Locarno. Small faults & repaired tear. [The rate was 10d per ½oz rate x2 plus 6d registration. Cover is not recorded in Ben Palmer's census]
320.00

PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Postal History

2909977  1970 (Jul 28) Registered airmail cover to Israel with attractive philatelic franking and handstamped 'Inspected/and Safe for/Transmission' handstamp (and signed), green Customs label, Jerusalem arrival backstamp. Rare anti-terrorism mail.
Lot 1089 [1 of 2]:1970 (Jul 28) Registered airmail cover to Israel with attractive philatelic franking and handstamped 'Inspected/and Safe for/Transmission' handstamp (and signed), green Customs label, Jerusalem arrival backstamp. Rare anti-terrorism mail. Lot 1089 [2 of 2]:1970 (Jul 28) Registered airmail cover to Israel with attractive philatelic franking and handstamped 'Inspected/and Safe for/Transmission' handstamp (and signed), green Customs label, Jerusalem arrival backstamp. Rare anti-terrorism mail.
85.00
   
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