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Lot No. 1377

Auction No. 27
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $100
Status SOLD $100



1938 South Africa to Australia at "Reduced 1½d Airmail Postage" endorsed covers x 2 both franked with SA 1½d official tied by 22.VII.38 cds. One addressed to Hobart (10 AU 38 arrival cds) with "Unclaimed" s/l & "Returned to Sender" pictorial "hand" stamp with additional cds of 29 AUG 38 with the second addressed to Camooweal Qld & showing "Unclaimed Camooweal" & "Missent" in black, "Retour", boxed "Non Reclame Unclaimed" h/s's & "Deadletter Office Brisbane" cds for 30 SP 38 in red before being returned to sender with Cape Town 29/10/38 & Pretoria 2/11/38 b/s's. Reverse shows typed instruction "If not delivered, please return to W.J. Giovonetti, Poste Restant Pretoria". Not a bad service for a South Africa to Australia & return trip for 1½d! (2)


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