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QUEENSLAND - BRISBANE: Inwards mail with Nov 1940 from Singapore; Dec 1940 by air from Persia; Nov 1941 from Brazil to Dutch Indies received at Brisbane after the Japanese invasion of the NEI with ' 1 /RETURN/TO/SENDER/ 4 ' cachet in red & forwarded to the Sydney DLO where superb 'NOT TRANSMISSIBLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED' cachet applied in violet; Feb 1941 registered FDC of Papuan 1/6d Airmail, 1941 mission cover from Madang with ' 1 /NOT/OPENED BY/CENSOR/ 7 ' cachet, June 1943 mission cover from Mount Hagen with New Guinea 2d & 'AIF FIELD PO/No 12' cds used at Port Moresby; and covers from the Australian Forces in Papua x2 & American Force on New Britain x4 (one overweight & taxed) all with '1'-in-circle h/s; generally fine to very fine.
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BARMERA: 1941 (Jan 7) printed notelope from a chemist at the Camp 14D Hospital, to Iran with elaborate address in English & Farsi (?), Indian-pattern 'P/2' censor h/s overstruck with 'ANGLO-SOVIET-PERSIAN/CENSORSHIP' cachet both in violet. A remarkable destination.
IRAN: 1897-1906 Postal Stationery to India comprising 4ch postal cards uprated with 1ch violet x3, 5ch postal cards x4 including one forwarded to Singapore & another with 'DJOULFA-ISFAHAN/25-3-05' Railway TPO 'lemon' cancel, 1904 envelope '6/CHAHIS' on 10ch blue with '3/CHAHIS' on 5ch x2 added tied 'SULTANABAD' plus 12ch red envelopes x9 some with added frankings & all with either 'PROVISORE/1319' overprints or additional black imprint below value, the majority sent via Bushire some with both Persian & Indian PO transits, also 1905 cover franked with '3/CHAHIS' on 5ch block of 4 and two 1920s covers from 'SULTANABAB' endorsed "Via Persian Gulf" & "Via Baghdad" respectively, plus 1911 '6 Chahis' overprint on 5ch illustrated postal card 'Kerman Oak' view to England with interesting message detailing travels from Baku to Teheran, condition variable but most fine.