Lot 47Australia, 1877-1933 United States Incoming Due Covers, 8 covers; with three pre-postage due issue usages including 3¢ entire to Sydney with "T" in circle handstamp and manuscript "1/6" due rating, unfranked 1902 N.Y. to Adelaide with "25 ctms" and "5" handstamps, 1902 Lamont, Okla. to N.S.W. dued "5d" with "Refused" and pointing hand return markings, 1910's underfranked covers with a mix of 2d & 3d due combinations, 1927 1d on post card and 1933 underfranked and forwarded cover with 2½d due franking, generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 48Australia, 1862-1916 Official Imprint Covers, group of 6 covers; with 1862 Ararat to Melbourne Detained for Postage notice, 1883 Melbourne to Ballarat unaccepted Official free frank, 1889 Victoria Postmaster General free frank cover (presumably used to return unclaimed letters), 1895 Melbourne Dead Letter Office entire to Eltham, 1904 D.L.O. cover and a 1916 Official death notice with 1d KGV with "T" perfin, F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 49Australia, 1886-1935 Underpaid International Mail Group, 10 covers and front; includes two 1886-90 G.B. covers with purple "Deficient Postage" box handstamps (3½d & 1/- due rates), later postage due usages with 1930 U.S. 2¢ entire with 3d + ½d due combination, 1930 Aerial Mail 6d due for 3d deficiency, couple 1930's airmail usage from India with mixed due frankings and a 1935 Iraq airmail bearing a high 1sh + 4d pair due frank, F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 50Australia, 1938-72 Australia Postage Due Postal History Exhibition Balance, of 59 covers an cards written-up on exhibition pages showing postage due usages for the period, covers selected for this exhibit for unusual and interesting usages; includes 1940 censor cover from Jaipur, India, 1939 Canada incoming with rate advisory auxiliary handstamp, 1941 deficient Papua airmail usage, 1940 unaccepted old Victoria Stamp Duty issue usage, 1949 First Official Airmail Express Delivery use, 1949 incoming from Malta with scarce 6d due block of 5, 1954 domestic compulsory "officially registered" usage, 1958 unfranked airmail cover from England, 1953 underfranked India airmail usage with 7d+4d due combination, 1952 unfranked cover from Lae, Papua New Guinea, 1952 printed matter rate usage from Spain, 1956 Tattersall cover with 1sh due, 1950's business reply cards with high value due assessments for multiple deficient cards, 1961 incorrect due assessment on Tattersall cover from New Zealand, etc.; an ideal collection for the specialist.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.