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AUSTRALIA MILITARY & USED ABROAD

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,[1] 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

Australian Commonwealth Postal Stationery

APS37) Australia Postal stationery 1913 1d red DRY INK WITH CERT. Kangaroo wrapper ACSC W2, cat $150, Drury certificate of 13/6/2019, 1st noted by him. Possibly unique survivor. Some folds and general ageing. Price $299

LM26) 1916 1d KGV Sideface. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards in blue, ASC # L9a, "2nd A.I.F. EMBARKING" FU Oct 1916 letter card from Flemington to Northcote. Price $245

LM29) 1922 2d red.  Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards, grey stock inside & out, ASC #LC18, view 'PINEAPPLES QUEENSLAND' unused, fresh. Price $190

APS185) Australia 1928 1d green KGV pre-stamped postcard (die III) on off-white card, uprated with a ½d orange KGV, small multiple watermark, perf. 14¼ x 14. Used from Sydney 11 DE 1928 to Leeuwarden, Netherlands. The stamp and the card are fine. The ½d CAT $150 on cover. BW(ACSC) P64(2) + 67A. Price: $125

LM28) 1943 Lettercard KGVI. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 2.5d red, text on front T base 'DO NOT NEGLECT. . ...', ASC #L44, unused. Price $55

LM24) 1943 Lettercard KGVI. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 2.5d red, text on front at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT. . ...', ASC #L44, unused. Price $55

LM36) 1949 Lettercard KGVI. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 2.5d red, Arms at upper left, 127mm between perforations, text on front in red panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', ASC #47, small mark at lower left, unused. Price $35

LM35) 1949 Lettercard KGVI. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 2.5d red, Arms at upper left, 134mm between vertical perforations, text on front in red panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', ASC #L47a, uprated to 3.5d postage with 1d violet QEII (some toned perforations), unused. Price $50

LM34) 1949 Lettercard KGVI. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 2.5d red, Arms at upper left, 127mm between perforations, text on front in red panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', ASC #47, unused. Price $40

LM45) 1951 Lettercard KGVI. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 3d red, ASC #L48, unused. Price $35

LM44) 1953 (October) Lettercard QEII. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 3.5d red Die I (base of neck unshaded), Arms at upper left, text on front & back in red panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', ASC #L51, unused. Price $55

LM42) 1953 (October) Lettercard QEII. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 3.5d red Die I (base of neck unshaded), Arms at upper left, text on front & back in red panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', ASC #L51, unused. Price $55

LM37) 1954 (March) Lettercard QEII. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 3.5d red Die I (base of neck unshaded), Arms at upper left, text on front & back no longer in red panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', ASC #L52, unused. Price $35

APH1042) Australia 1955 uprated 3½d red QEII Lettercard to New York. Bears ½d Orange Kangaroo no wmk. Coil pair plus 3dGreen QEII & 2d Green Queen Mother. All cancelled by Goulburn NSW cds’s of 5NO55 and with straight line “LATE FREE PAID” in magenta. Coils are scarce on cover, rare on stationery. Neat and clean handwritten item, un-opened. Nice dual reign item. Price $75

LM23) 1956 Lettercard QEII. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 3.5d red Die ll (base of neck solid colour), Arms at upper left, text on front & back no longer in red panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', Sender's Address & three lines added to back, ASC #L54, unused. Price $70

LM38) 1956 Lettercard QEII. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 3.5 red Die II (base of neck solid colour), Arms at upper left, text on front & back no longer in red panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', Sender's Address & three lines added to back, ASC #L54, unused, edge wear at top. Price $40

LM39) 1957 Lettercard QEII. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 4d red Die I (base of neck unshaded), Price and Arms at upper left, text on front & back no longer in panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', Sender's Address & three lines on reverse, ASC #L56,unused. Price $25

LM22) 1958 Lettercard QEII. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 4d red Die l (base of neck unshaded), Price removed, Arms at upper left, text on front & back no longer in red panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', Sender's Address & and three lines on reverse, ASC #57, variety Misplaced perforations through admonition legend. Price $55

LM40) 1959 Lettercard QEII. Australia - Postal Stationery- Letter Cards. 5d-and-bars on 4d red Die I (base of neck unshaded), Price removed, Arms at upper left, text on front & back no longer in red panel at base 'DO NOT NEGLECT . . ...', Sender's Address with three lines, obliteration of the legend on reverse, ASC #L8, unused. Price $20

LM21) 1960 Lettercards QEII facing right. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 5d blue, yellow within, ASC #59, variety partial offset of outer cover blue legend within normal for comparison, both unused. Price $145

LM33) 1965 Lettercard QEII facing right. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 5d red, pale yellow within, ASC #L60a, unused, Light bend at lower right. Price $25

LM32) 1965 Lettercard QEII facing right. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 5d red , pale yellow within, ASC #l60a, unused. Price $35

LM20) 1966 Lettercards QEII. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 4c red, pale yellow within & grey within, ASC #61,61a, unused. Price $70

LM19) 1966 Lettercards QEII. Australia - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards. 4c red, both types, pale yellow within & grey within, ASC #L61,61a, unused, (A- condition). Price $55

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Post:  PO BOX 1290, Upwey, Victoria, Australia, 3158 

DISCOUNT SALE EARLY NOVEMBER 2021

Orders up to $100 are strictly net. $101 - $250 deduct 10%, $251 - $500 deduct 15%, $501 - $1000 deduct 20%

Orders over $1000 deduct 25%

Orders over $2500 deduct 30%

All discounts can be applied to items from previous lists in order to achieve a higher discount level.
No discounts apply to items purchased on Layby terms.

Layby welcome for orders above $500. Scans or colour photocopies of individual stamps, covers or sets are available on request.

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