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Displaying 1 - 20 of 71 Lots in Category - Military & Censor Mail




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

C of A - Other Pre-Decimals




659

C

a+

1935 ANZAC 2d & 1/- with Perth cds of 18MR35 on Mitchell printed FDC, registered. Superb!

350.00

$360.00



C of A - Military - World War I














743

cps

Box with WWI POW covers from Trial Bay x2, Holdsworthy or Liverpool Camps, then WWII bundle from one correspondence (most with the stamps torn-off), and fifteen mostly OHMS covers from POW Camps including 1946 from Bridgetown, Kununoppin, Northam, Quairading & Tambellup all in WA, condition variable. (Qty 68)

200.00

$180.00



C of A - Military - World War I


744

c/L

Photo-album with 1915-16 correspondence from & about Pte Oscar Stahl including Perth YMCA letterette with photo in blue on the reverse from Black Boy Hill Camp (faults on the address panel), group of letters to his mother (one stated to be from Gallipoli), letter & telegram advising he was wounded, etc, condition variable. (Qty 22 items)

300.00

$230.00T










745

c

Exhibit pages of 1916-18 Troopship mail from the 17th to 41st Convoys with a good range of Censor handstamps many of which identify the specific ships, includes mail from South Africa, Sierra Leone, Cape Verde Islands & Canal Zone, 22nd Convoy cover to USA & taxed, 41st Convoy Ceylon PPC with scarce 'TRANSPORT/CENSOR/CEYLON' cachet, several YMCA items including Melbourne YMCA postcard, Gratuitous Distribution Letter Card with Poem on the Reverse, condition rather mixed. A good lot of this popular material. Ex Michael Blake. (Qty 41 items)

1000.00

$750.00








746

c

a/b

Batch of Troopship postcards mostly identified by Convoy, many real photo types including several outstanding photos by JE Barnes (Kew) etc, generally fine to very fine & mostly unused. Ex Michael Blake. (Qty 30)

300.00

$400.00




747

c

a-/b

Hospital Ships 1) folded lettersheet with superb straight-line 'HMAHS Kanowna' cachet in violet slightly obscured by 'AUSTRALIAN IMP FORCES/8MA16/BASE/POST OFFICE' cds used in Egypt, to Tasmania; 2) Australian Red Cross cover with triple-oval 'No 1 AUSTRALIAN HOSPITAL SHIP/KAROOLA' cachet - dateline removed - in violet, to South Australia; and 3) 1916 illustrated folder (104x155mm) with portraits of KGV & Queen Mary as used for the 1911 Coronation Postal Cards, with three fabric swatches pinned within headed 'Souvenir/No 1 Australian Hospital Ship/TSS Karoola' & bearing the names of the "cargo" of '448 Returning Wounded Heroes', minor silverfish damage at upper-right otherwise remarkably fine. (Qty 3 items)

600.00

$460.00T








748

cps

a-/b

Covers (3) & KGV 1d Postal Cards x2 all to Australians known to be POWs at Cassel (2, both with large circular camp cachet), Crefeld, Dülmen or Gottingen, the last forwarded to Dülmen, various British & German cachets, also a stampless PPC from Switzerland to an Australian POW at Friedrichsfeld bei Wesel. Nice group. (Qty 6)

350.00

No longer available








749

cps

The interesting balance of the consignment including 1916 Melbourne YMCA cover with 'MILITARY CAMP MARIBYRNONG' cds, 1916 cover with 'METHODIST SOLDIERS TENT/SEYMOUR CAMP' imprint in red & the similarly headed letter, 1916 with superb 'PASSED - BY CENSOR/ 3 /[crown]' ('3' reversed) cachet in blue used at Palermo Hospital Camp of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force in Sicily, 1917 PPC from a soldier in Macedonia to NSW, 1918 usage of Church of England Australian Fund for Soldiers Overseas cover from a soldier en route to Mesopotamia, illustrated "Touring Brakes Leaving AIF & War Chest Club London" envelope x2 (one with 'OVERSEAS WAR MEMORIAL' label on the face), etc, also display pages of "Inglis Correspondence" from brothers in Egypt Palestine & France, and repatriation items x13, condition variable but generally good to very fine. (Qty 47 items)

1400.00

No longer available




750

ps

b

1915 usage of 1d Roo Postal Card with three different Prisoner of War handstamps in green, to West Sumatra but apparently missent to GB where superb 'PRISONERS OF WAR/[crown]/INFORMATION BUREAU' cachet applied, unusual usage of LONDON WC OFFICAL PAID' cds in red indicating POW mail was free, superb 'SIBOLGA' arrival cds, corner bends at upper-right & lower-left. A most unusual POW usage to an unusual destination. [The letter, in English, states "...The number of letters we may write is much restricted but there is no limit for letters from abroad. All the prisoners here have to work 4 hours every day with axe and shovel...The war has cost me...a great deal of money..."]

750.00

$900.00






751

c

a

1915 usage to Victoria of an unusual printed OAS envelope of a type not previously seen by us with ACMF crest on the flap, 'MILITARY CAMP/AERODROME HELIOPOLIS' cds in blue & oval 'FRANKED/BY.../FOR CO 21ST BN/AIF' cachet in violet.

150.00

$115.00








752

ps

a/a-

1916 1d scenic Letter Cards with military views, all different, unused. Ex Michael Blake. (Qty 6)

300.00

$230.00




753

c

a-

1916 real photo PPC of Mitcham Military Camp (SA) featuring dozens of tents, chopping wood, underground oven & a group of bare-chested soldiers on a makeshift raft, a couple of minor inkspots, used under cover. [The writer, Sapper WW Evans, says "...Tell me which you think is me..."]

100.00

$75.00






754

c

b

1916 red/buff envelope with 'Infantry Brigade' on the third line & '(Use this line for any extra units.)' towards the base, KGV 1d red tied by 'ASCOT VALE/4JL16/VIC' cds & manuscript "Please get this signed by officer", boxed 'ABPO/MISSING' h/s and rounded-boxed 'UNABLE TO TRACE/RETURNED LETTER OFFICE/ALEXANDRA PARADE/MELBOURNE/RETURN TO SENDER' h/s in red

160.00

$120.00T






755

ps

a/c

1916 Gratuitous Distribution Letter Cards T ype 1 with Poem on the Reverse on grey stock, stained on the reverse but fine facial appearance, unused; and on thick paper with message headed "Tel el Kebir/11.1.16" & '2nd AUST INF BDE FIELD PO/9FE15' cds; plus Type 2 with "2nd AIF EMBARKING" in black on the reverse. on thin paper, unused but the margins removed. Scarce trio. (Qty 3)

200.00

No longer available




756

c

a-

1917 three covers to Belgian soldiers interned in Holland at Amerspoort Camp (2) or Harderwijk Camp, two with 'OPENED BY CENSOR' labels, the other with 'CONTROLE POSTE MILITAIRE' label. (Qty 3)

200.00

No longer available




757

c

b

1917 cover with 4-line imprint at upper-left with unauthorised overseas usage of Australian KGV 1d red tied by GB skeleton 'BULFORD CAMP/2AP/17/SALISBURY' cds but not taxed.

200.00

No longer available






758

c

b/c

1918 PPC of Langensalza POW Camp to England with large circular Camp cachet & German POW Postal Card with printed 'Camp de Friedrichsfeld près Wesel' at left & 'Friedrichsfeld' on the reverse; also two covers (one a front only) from an Australian POW interned in Holland (not encountered by us before), both with 'PORTVRIJ/FRANC DE PORT/Militaires étrangers/Internés dans les Pays Bas' cachet in violet. [The last two items are from Pte Alexander McKee, captured at Fromelles & held in Germany until 13/2/1918 when he was paroled to Holland conditional upon him remaining in an internees' camp for the duration of the war] (Qty 4)

250.00

No longer available










778

cps*

The balance of Michael Blake's exhibit pages & loose material with better items including First Convoy embargoed cover & Melbourne YMCA lettersheet datelined "Aden 29 Nov 1914", Third Convoy postcards x4, range of covers used in Egypt, unusual usage of 1d Kangaroo Postal Card from Mudros, two small photographs of horses being landed at Mudros, Christmas card with internal panorama of Mudros Harbour, two Gallipoli items including a postcard of 3DE15 that states "Weather very cold...in fact snowing", etc, also 1935 ANZAC 2d & 1/- imprint blocks (toning), etc, condition rather mixed. (Qty 72 items)

500.00

$600.00








779

c

Hospitals group comprising 1916 cover with superb 'No 1 AUXILIARY HOSPITAL/GEORGE'S HEIGHTS, MOSMAN' cachet; 1915 defective cover front to the USA with '[flags]/No 3 Auxiliary Hospital/STAGHORN/ SOUTHPORT Q' imprint; unused PPC "The Base Hospital, Fremantle, WA"; unused real photo PPCs "Glenroy/ Military/ Hospital" (Vic), "Military Hospital Enoggera" (Qld) & "Portion of Ward Military Hospital Enoggera". Rare group. (Qty 6)

200.00

$150.00T








780

c

a-/c

Attractive group of illustrated envelopes for Home Mission Society & Presbyterian Church in NSW both used within NSW with 'LIVERPOOL MILITARY CAMP' or part 'HOLDSWORTHY CAMP' cds; fine Church of England Chaplain's Department cover to England with very fine 'ENOGGERA CAMP' cds; and Methodist Church of Australasia two different used within NSW with 'KIAMA' or 'LIVERPOOL' cds; condition a bit mixed. (Qty 5)

250.00

No longer available


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