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AUSTRALIA MILITARY & USED ABROAD
BC614) Malaya 1941. Bears 25c Perak SG 115 used on small airmail cover to Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Vic. Cancelled by AIF FPO 17 cds of 20AU41. Violet triangular passed by censor No. 2582 on face. Reverse bears sender name as address from 13th Aust. Tank. Bty. R.A.A, AIF Malaya. A little aged, but a scarce cover. Price $59
APH944-976) Queensland Field Post Offices 1941 - 55. Great Range of 32 covers. All but one are WWII era. Good range of postmarks & censor marks and many are concessional 1d rate. Cds cancels of Towns noted are Amberley, Atherton, Babinda, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Cairns North, Cannon Hill, Charters Towers, Clifton, Cooktown, Goondiwindi, Indooroopilly, Innisfail, Maryborough, Mount Garnet, Monto, Petrie Terrace, Ravenshoe, South Johnstone, Southport, Strathpine, Toogoolawah, Townsville, Tully, Victoria Point, Wollangarra, Woolloongabba & Yeronga. A few contain original correspondence. A scarce assembly, price $950
APH828-843) Australian Forces in the Middle East 1941-42. Scarce lot of 14 covers & 2 Air Mail Letter cards, 1 of these is a front only. Pmks. Inc. AIF Field PO’s, Div. HQ PO DM1, 3RD BDE HQ etc. With items emanating from Syria, Lebanon, Libya and Egypt. Most are franked 9d, either 9d Platypus or 3 x KGVI 3d Blue thin paper. The lettercards are franked 3d and there is one unstamped Green Active Service Envelope form A.F. W3078. A fine and rare group all to private addresses around Australia, some aging as is to be expected. Price $1195
Neth1-19) Australian Forces in Netherlands Indies and Borneo April – Sept. 1945. Nice range of 19 covers, mostly bearing 3d Brown KGVI. Most are to private addresses in Australia with Army or RAAF Censor cachets and with Aust. F.P.O, Base P.O., RAAF Base PO, A.I.F. Field P.O. etc. from such places as: Morotai, Morotai Australian Military Forces Shopping Centre, Morotai Docks, Tarakan Island Borneo (The Battle of Tarakan was the first stage in the Borneo campaign of 1945. Tarakan is a triangle-shaped island 2.5 miles (4.0 km) off the coast of Borneo. The island is roughly 15 miles (24 km) long from its northernmost point) Balikpapan (The Battle of Balikpapan was the concluding stage of Operation Oboe. The landings took place on 1 July 1945. The Australian 7th Division, composed of the 18th, 21st and 25th Infantry Brigades, with KNIL troops, made an amphibious landing, codenamed Operation Oboe Two a few miles north of Balikpapan, on the island of Borneo. The landing had been preceded by heavy bombing and shelling by Australian and US air and naval forces. The Japanese were outnumbered and outgunned, but like the other battles of the Pacific War, many of them fought to the death.) One Morotai FPO cds is dated 8 SE 45, later than recorded by Collas. A rare and attractive group, some with aging. Price $975
APH922- 938) Netherlands New Guinea, Australia Used in 1943-1945. 14 covers, 2 fronts and 1 letter Card. All from Australian Military Post Offices and emanate from variously: Biak Is., Hollandia, Merauke, Merauke area, Middleburg (Biak Is.) & Noemloor Is. List of allocations provided based mainly on Proud and to a lesser extent Collas. Most are to private Australian addresses, but there is one Inter Island mail from Field PO 079 to Archdeacon S. Gill at Angau. (The Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit (ANGAU) was a civil administration of Territory of Papua and the Mandated Territory of New Guinea formed on 21 March 1942 during World War II. The civil administration of both Papua and the Mandated Territory of New Guinea were replaced by an Australian Army military government and came under the control of ANGAU from February 1942 until the end of World War II.) Another covered is endorsed “No stamps available” Rare and attractive assembly, price $995
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