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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
OFFICIAL MAIL: 1913 usage of Victorian Post Office 'UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION/ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT/AVIS DE RECEPTION' Envelope with Melbourne cds & red registration label, minor blemishes. [A rare item of stampless Postal Stationery: Max Watson was never able to obtain one for his collection of Victorian Registered Mail]
C of A - Postal Stationery
ENVELOPES - PTPO: 1916 Star ˝d emerald Menuz PE17 & 2d violet PE21 (plus Post Office issue 1d, minor blemishes), CTO at Melbourne, both with archive endorsements at lower-left. Scarce. Offered with no reserve. (Qty 3)
1891 usage of 2d Postal Card to Germany with Melbourne duplex of OC1/91 being the day Victoria joined the Universal Postal Union & from when the foreign postcard rate was reduced to 1˝d, 'T'-in-oval h/s applied & then crossed-through when the error was realised. Superb! Ex Hugh Freeman. [An exceptional item for the Victorian postal historian or collector of UPU as a subject]
1909 local usage at Perth of Western Australian Avis de Réception form with ˝d & 2d Swans & endorsed "TODavies/Letter Carrier", minor faults.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery
WRAPPERS: Double-Lined Border 1d NW2 & Single-Lined Border ˝d NW3, concentric-circles cancels. For UPU distribution. (Qty 2)
ABU DHABI: 1968 private reply postcard to GB with British 6d tied by '.../AL-AIN ABU DHABI' cds, note on reverse "Al Ain PO opened 1st Nov 1967". Offered with no reserve.
1974 cover from Kenya with UPU 40c & 70c carried on board Boeing 747 Jumbo "Hessen" which crashed on take-off at Nairobi, with fine 'RETRIEVED FROM AIR CRASH ON 20/NOVEMBER 1974 AT NAIROBI' bilingual h/s in red-violet Nierinck #741120a.
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