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Displaying 14 Lots in Category - Military & Censor Mail
C of A - Booklets
1967-68 Defence Forces 50c with 5c Bird from sheets of 50 BW #B128Aa or from sheets of 100 with White UV Reaction #B128Ba, or QEII 5c B129a, Cat $275. (3)
C of A - Military - World War II
Interesting bundle of POW postcards (mostly) and lettersheets mostly to Germany and including a few items posted after the war ended including an April 1947 item from Loveday (South Australia), mostly good to fine. (31)
1941 postcards for POW use comprising two different types "I am quite well..." with completely different versions of the German text (both with minor blemishes) & "I have received a parcel from you..." (very fine), all unused and rare thus. (3)
1944 usages of 1/- POW Lettersheets from Murchison or Barmera to Saar or Austria. Unusual regional destinations.
1944 usage to Victoria of Air Mail Letter Card with printed 'POSTAGE/1d/PAID' in red & 'AUST UNIT POSTAL STN/2MR44/351' used at from 2/11 Field PO in Western Australia, minor stain at base. [The first example we have seen used from somewhere other than Papua or Northern Territory]
1945 use of POW postcard between German POWs in Western Australia & Victoria, '.../No 16 PW Camp Marrinup WA' cachet on the face. Rare inter-camp usage.
1945 (Sep) local usage of POW Postal Card pre-stamped with 'MURCHISON PW GROUP' h/s on reverse but posted TO a German officer at the Camp from a POW at "Graytown near Nagambie" (site of a small woodcutting camp). Rare local usage.
1946 (Dec) very late usage of 6d POW Postal Card to Germany apparently pre-stamped with '13 POW GROUP MURCHISON' h/s on reverse as it was posted at sea - endorsed "Schiff Orontes" alongside pronted 'Camp' - with 'PASSE FREE/OF POSTAGE' h/s, filing-holes at left, a few blemishes & the writing has faded. A remarkable post-war usage. [With letter from Phil Collas speculating the Orontes was used to return repatriated POWs to Germany]
No longer available
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Military - Peacetime
East Timor: 1999 (Dec) stampless commercial covers from East Timor to Sydney with the cds or two different oval datestamps all used at AFPO 5. (3)
VICTORIA - Postal Stationery
CHINA - Postal History
1901 internal OHMS cover to Shanghai with 'C.E.F.' 1a tied by scarce 'FPO No11/1SE/01' cds used at Sinho, '.../British Contingent/China Field Force' imprint at lower-left, 'BASE OFFICE/B/1SE/01' (Tientsin) transit & 'FPO No5/5SE/01' arrival b/s, minor opening tears at left "renovated" with adhesive tape.