Lot 40Australia, 1891 Foggia, Italy to Sydney, New South Wales, G.B. 1d entire franked with Italy 1879, 20c orange pair tied by Foggia postmark, manuscript "T" and "0.20" noted upon sending, straight line "More to Pay" and "4d" rate due handstamp for double the 2d deficiency; light cover edge wear, otherwise Very Fine, with less than five examples of this 4d rate handstamp are recorded.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 41Australia, 1894 Adelaide, South Australia to Cincinnati, O., official Post Office and Telegraph Dept cover franked with South Australia Official 1891, 2½d on 4d deep green tied by "GPO Adelaide, No 16, 94" duplex postmark, Very Fine, an official letter which no doubt was for return or more to pay letter.
SG No. O71 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 42Australia, 1907 Leicester, England Round-The-World Via Sydney, New South Wales, oversized cover franked with G.B. 4½d QV issue tied by origin cds's to Sydney, readdressed to Nelson, British Columbia and franked with N.S.W. 1888, 4d brown + 1891, 3d green + 1899, 2½d dark blue diagonally bisected, 4d & 3d tied by "Registered, Sydney N.S.W., Ju 10, 07" cds, received in Nelson, B.C. with Canada 1906 5¢ Postage Due tied by Nelson postmark, readdressed again back to Leicester via New York with Canada 1898, 7¢ olive yellow + 2¢ Map + 1897, 2¢ Jubilee, London etiquette and appropriate transit backstamps; cover tear at top, still Very Fine for this.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 43Australia, 1928 Melbourne International Philatelic Exposition, red "1 No, 28" cds on locally addressed cover, with blue circle and red "T 3d" paid by 3d Kookaburra tied by second Exposition cancel in blue, Very Fine, philatelic but unusual and attractive.
Estimate $150 - 200.