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Lot No. 1176

Auction No. 19
Category Collections
    Western Australia
      States and Territories
Est. $500
Status SOLD $500



Underpaid & Taxed Mail. A comprehensive mounted display with covers from 1956-1990. Written up with date ranges & illust cancels with measurements etc above each cover. Noted "T" types in circles & boxes with set amounts from 1½d to 10d for pre-decimals & 4c to $4.40 for decimal period plus those completed in m/s. Also "Taxing Office" cachets for diff centres, Aust Postage Dues on internal mail with a variety of markings & GB Postage Dues applied to UK addressed underpaid mail. Other cachets incl "Australian Post Office Postage Deficiency Adjusted Perth Mail Exchange" in red on 2 covers to the UK, "Underpaid for Aerial Service", "Underpaid for Airmail Forwarded S.A.L. (Surface Air Lift)", " This Articles Dimensions Exceed 300mm etc", "Letter Tax" with tick box options, "Return to Sender Insufficient or No Postage Paid on Mail Item etc". Divided into Perth Post Office, Perth Metropolitan Post Offices (36 diff PO's represented) & WA country Post Offices (42 diff PO's). An excellent & clearly presented collection with opportunities for expansion. (264)