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Advice of Delivery (Avis de Reception)
DOMESTIC: 1901 (Oct 4) usage of Western Australian AR form to Perth with Swan 2½d tied by boxed 'MONEY ORDER OFFICE,/CUE, W.A.' d/s (unrecorded in PMI) in violet, Perth arrival b/s, 'NOT IN...DELIVERY' h/s & two different Dead Letter Office d/s, minor repair at the top. Most unusual.
DOMESTIC: another 1913 example with WA Swan 2d yellow & Kangaroos ½d green tied by oval 'REGISTERED/ 25FE13/PERTH WA' d/s, scarce 'BARTON/WESTN AUST' arrival cds (recorded 1909-1916 only), the original Post Office registration receipt affixed to the face, a couple of minor peripheral repairs. Stated to be one of only two recorded examples with WA/CofA combination franking.
DOMESTIC: 1909 usage in Tasmania of AR form with 'Administration de la....' at the top on greenish stock, very late usage of Tablet 2½d tied by 'LAUNCESTON/ H /JU22/TASMANIA' cds (unusually with no year slug), 'CARRICK' arrival cds.
DOMESTIC: 1923 (Aug) internal usage of AR card with 'ACKNOLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT' error, KGV ½d green & Kangaroos 2½d indigo tied by oval Perth d/s, KUNUNOPPIN/WESTN AUST' arrival cds.
DOMESTIC: 1926 (Oct 26) usage of KGV Sideface 4½d violet Registration Envelope to 'WAGIN/WESTERN AUSTRALIA' (b/s) with Perth cds, red & black/white registration label & superb 'A.R.'-in-circle h/s. Superb!
OVERSEAS: 1919 (March 4) cover endorsed "US Mail/SS Ventura" to "The Secretary of State/Washington DC" with Kangaroos Third Wmk 6d blue tied by 'FAIRFIELD/VIC' cds, scarce red/white registration label & 'AR'-in-oval h/s, Melbourne transit & 'WASHINGTON DC/REGISTERED' arrival b/s, minor blemishes. Robert Lansing was US Secretary of State between 24/6/1915 and 13/2/1920. Lansing served under President Woodrow Wilson & headed the US delegation at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference but he did not consider the League of Nations to be necessary to the peace process, a position that caused Wilson to ask for Lansing's resignation.
OVERSEAS: 1927 ('ACKNOWLEDGEMENT...') & 1929 ('ACKNOWLEDGMENT...') AR cards to England with KGV 3d blue (stated to have a variety) or to 'WAGIN/WESTERN AUSTRALIA' with KGV 1d green & 2d brown (scarce on cover), both from Perth, the first with a minor crease. (Qty 2)
OVERSEAS: 1931 (Feb 5) AR card to New York with KGV 3d blue tied by Launceston cds, New York arrival cds but then missent to Rumania(!) with 'TIMISOARA/SOSIRE' cds & 'BUCURESTI' slogan, minor blemishes. Unusual.