Prestige Philately Auction 239 CatalogueCatalogue by themeY.M.C.A.
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - Y.M.C.A.
C of A - First Day Covers
ERIC WILLIAM OGDEN: 1955 YMCA Centenary 3½d tied to screenprinted cover by 'COBURG N13/10AU55/VIC-AUST' cds.
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C of A - Military - World War I
WORLD WAR I: 1915 Young Men's Christian Association, Brisbane illustrated envelope showing Lord Kitchener headed 'WITH THE COMMONWEALTH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE/ON ACTIVE SERVICE' sent unfranked to Western Australia with '7TH INF BDE/27-AU-15/FIELD PO' cds used on Gallipoli Peninsula, censored by commanding officer with his signature on face, a few blemishes.
WORLD WAR I: 1916 use of Melbourne YMCA envelope in GB with large-part strike of the rare 'AUST/CASUALTY CLEAR'G/ STATION/....BASE/AIF' cachet, damaged at left in transit with 'ENG MAIL TPO/IN 29SE16/VIC' b/s and boxed 'RECEIVED TORN/E.M. T.P.O.' h/s of Victoria's English Mail TPO on face & reverse.
WORLD WAR II: 1940 Tatts cover to Hobart with 1s green tied by 'GAWLER' (SA) cds & largely very fine strike of the scarce 'ARMY/XF 27.III.40/TELEGRAPHS' cds. [The Telegraphs cancels were manufactured by Guller & Sons in Huttikon, Switzerland]
WORLD WAR II: LIBERATED POWs: 1945 (Oct 1) usage of GB formular aerogramme endorsed "Lib UK PW" with the message headed "c/o 3 Australian Repl Co / Manila PI" to England with 'AUST ARMY PO/241' cds. [Ted Proud records APO 241 at Hollandia Feb-June 1945, then in Japan from May 1946; Phil Collas records usage at Morotai from Feb 1945 "until late in that year" & in Japan in 1946. Neither mentions usage in the Philippines]