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Auction: 229 - Lot number: 152 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal History

Description: 1914 commercial covers from Germany 1) of 20.7.1914 with 'HANNOVER-BOXTEL/BAHNPOST' d/s, Sydney arrival b/s of AU24-1914; 2) & 3) of 24.7.1914 & 25.7.1914 both with 'HE' perfin & 'HANNOVER-/LINDEN 1' cds, Sydney arrival b/s of AU24-1914 & AU31-1914; all with makeshift censor label & 'OPENED BY CENSOR' h/s in blue, minor blemishes. [Australia declared war on Germany 4.8.1914 by which time these covers were in transit. If posted even a week later they would probably have been intercepted & detained in London] (Qty 3)

Listed in: Postal History , AUSTRALIA , postal establishments - Travelling Post Offices , NEW SOUTH WALES , Censored Mail , Perfins - Commercial Firms , Military World War I , Germany

Estimate: AUD$ 400.00

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Item was sold for: $420.00