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Auction: 221 - Lot number: 457 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - WORLD WAR II - CIVIL CENSORSHIP

Description: NORTHERN TERRITORY - ALICE SPRINGS: 1941 (Apr 21) airmail cover to Montana at 4/8d rate via Hong Kong + 3d registration (overpaid 1d) with manuscript "HMAS Melville" on provisional registration label but the stamps cancelled with small 'DARWIN NT/AUSTRALIA' cds, red/white 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label tied by ' 7 / PASSED/BY/CENSOR/ 1 ' cachet in violet, two strikes of the 'Collector of Customs' cachet, boxed 'NOT OPENED/BY/CENSOR' cachet applied at Hong Kong, transit b/s of Honolulu, San Francisco & Great Falls (Mon) plus arrival b/s of 'GOLDBUTTE/MAY/23/1941/MOB'. A remarkable naval cover combining elements of registration/customs/mining/money orders etc.

Listed in: Customs , postmarks - money order , Mining , HONG KONG , UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , Flight Covers Commercial , Registered Mail & Registration Labels , Military & Censor Mail , Military - Navy , Postmarks - Instructional/Informative Markings , Censored Mail , Military World War II , AUSTRALIA , Postal History

Estimate: AUD$ 400.00T

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item


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Item was sold for: $380.00T