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Meant to say "Srinagar" in the previous post and not Srinigar.

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Registered fdc for Aboriginal Arts from Dandenong to Territory of Papua New Guinea:
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Registered Sydney Harbour Bridge set, for first day of the 5th Australian Philatelic Exhibition which opened on 22nd March 1932. It has both the special postmarks in red & green:
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A rather nice-looking registered cover from 1905, from Orange River Colony to Germany via London.

Mixed franking on uprated postal stationery.

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Registered fdc for "1d purple Marriage of Princess Elizabeth", from Williamstown Central to Williamstown. What I thought was interesting is it is addressed "HMAS Lonsdale 2". "HMAS Lonsdale" was an RAN training base in Port Melbourne, across the other side of Hobsons Bay. I can find no relationship between HMAS Lonsdale & Williamstown nor can I find a HMAS Lonsdale 2.
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HMAS Lonsdale II was a training establishment in Williamstown.

Refer to this Trove link: https://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/page/6751875

In short the very brief article says: Once more HMAS Lonsdale II the old training establishment of Williamstown, has resumed reserve training for the Navy.
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From The Navy List, Oct 1953.

You can telephone them at Pascoe Street on ML6344. :lol:

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Thank you for that info Paul.

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From Kharkiv, Ukraine

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From Riga, Latvia.

I really like the second cover as the stamp would appear to have been issued specifically to pay the registered rate to a European country. Can anyone confirm if this is indeed the case?

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From the Australian Airmail Catalogue - Nelson Eustis
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Miller was renamed from Green Valley on 1st January 1973. Although according to PPA it had been known as Miller prior to 19th November 1964, when it was renamed Green Valley. I may have to look further a field for more info on Miller.
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Registration label number 1 from the renaming of Miller from Green Valley dated 2nd January 1973 (Post Office would have been closed for New Years Day public holiday on 1st January).
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Registered letter from Uruguay Philatelic Sales - see https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=66944

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From Thailand Communications Authority, printed papers, with pre-printed 'reason for non-delivery' box at lower right.

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Obviously 110% philatelic but it still looks nice:
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Received this one last Friday. It needed a small repair to the jockey stamp.
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It is a good example of the Aust Post policy now, not allowing the use of stamps to pay for the Registration service. I do think it unusual for the "Ormond Paid" cancel to be used to cancel stamps.

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BigSaint wrote:It is a good example of the Aust Post policy now, not allowing the use of stamps to pay for the Registration service.
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BigSaint wrote:It is a good example of the Aust Post policy now, not allowing the use of stamps to pay for the Registration service.
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Has that policy been explained/justified? (Given the high value stamps they sell!)
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I think Aust Post didn't like the use of "old" stamps being used for registration, so they ruled that stamps could not be used to pay for a "service". Hence you pay cash for the registration label or the stampless registration envelope. They have to try to make a profit somehow :roll:

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No doubt philatelic, but a very attractive cover:
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BigSaint wrote:No doubt philatelic, but a very attractive cover:
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Yes philatelic but interesting nonetheless because Deutsche Post has added a registration sticker to a piece which was apparently not (intended to be) registered when it was posted. Very difficult for items posted on board ship, I imagine, unless there was a PO on board which wasn't usual.

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Ahoj norvic!

The sender has endorsed it 'registered letter' above the address so perhaps the purser received the appropriate payment and presented it to the South African or German authorities when handing over the mail.

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Clearing up some rubble tonight and I came across an old purchase waiting to be filed.

1928 4½d KGV Registered Envelope uprated with 1½d KGV to Czechoslovakia. Red Glenhuntly Registered Label.

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1930 4½d KGV (Oval) Registered Envelope uprated with 1½d Sturt Tooraweenah to USA. Nice Gilgandra transit postmark.

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1935 5d KGV (Oval) Registered Envelope uprated with 4d KGV and 1 shilling Lyre Airmail Hobart to U.K. Rats Tail R on the Hobart Registered Label.

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A nice registered fdc for the 1946 Peace issue except that it was postmarked 18th January 1946, one month before issue, instead of 18th February 1946. Nice usage of "Post & Telegraphs canceller at Midland Juncion" in violet, but some forgot to change the month.
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Penneshaw, King Island, South Australia
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The ½d kangaroo on this cover actually started out life orange :!:
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This was given to me by my Son in law, from a bulk lot of stamps he purchased .
I am still too see the purchase ,after 6 months :lol: :lol: :lol: .Me thinks a rotten purchase :lol: :lol:



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Can anyone explain the back stamp abbreviations ." MPF tour 1" and the "OR"


" oops just realised OR =OREGON "

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I think MPF tour 1 is what we call downunder a travelling post office.

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BigSaint wrote:Les

I think MPF tour 1 is what we call downunder a travelling post office.

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Thanks Brad , nothing like information to bring a cover too life.

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BigSaint wrote:Les

I think MPF tour 1 is what we call downunder a travelling post office.

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I think MPF = Mail Processing Facility.

I think R(Railway)PO equates to our TPO - in both Canada and the US
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Norvic

Mail Processing sounds a better fit.

In the US they have more than just RPOs.
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"Here in the "states" we do not technically have TPO's. They have been named MPO's (Mobile Post Offices) which are made of rail, truck, mule, whatever 'moves'. RPO's are rail post offices, HPO are truck/bus post offices, and the rest are MPO's. Bob"

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This batch of registered covers I believe are Philatelically contrived, as Cocos Island stamps I am told were not the usual stamps available at the AFPOs in Vietnam:
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AFPO 5 was at Phan Rang, 165 miles north east of Saigon:
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I have had this one a little while, but I don't think I have posted this one here before:
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Hereford Bull fdc registered at Hornsby. :)
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From 4.11.2015 (?):
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Something old:
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A scarce S Mitchell cachet from Perth WA for 5/- & 10/- Robes
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And something new:
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The hottest thing out at the moment the 30c CPS Kangaroo & Koala emergency issue.
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I had to beg to have the reverse cancelled.

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Nice stamps on the reverse of this registered cover received from Mumbai, India.
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I came across this registered cover when I was clearing up some more rubble today.

A Reistered cover from the self serve facility at Box Hill Central. (2015)

The Registered Label does not bear any tracking numbers, although there are some numbers on the lable. The tracking numbers are in the white lable.

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A nice registered fdc from "Mil. P. O. Holdsworthy South" (about 30 kms south of Sydney) to Clayfield a suburb of Brisbane using "cut down Relief Cancel - R S":
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Registered cover from "Mil. P.O. Showgrounds W.A." to Melbourne stamp dealers "Miller Bros" in Carlton Victoria:
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This post office opened on 26th March 1940 & closed on 16th December 1944 (from PPA).
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Got this at the NY Stamp show on Sunday... 28c Prussian Closed Mail to Germany with registry fee paid in cash.

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From the 1962 Perth Commonwealth Games:
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Below is Colleen Woolley's write up from Oz Pictormarks:
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BigSaint wrote:From the 1962 Perth Commonwealth Games:
Below is Colleen Woolley's write up from Oz Pictormarks:
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George

I don't think it is.

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A beautifully contrived registered philatelic cover:
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I did wonder why the QEII stamps were used on this cover instead of the new "Opera House" stamps, until I read Colleen Woolley's write up from Oz Pictormarks:
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Here is a registered cover sent from Vientiane, Laos to Bay City, Michigan, USA on July 16, 1960:

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Registered packet sent from Alderly Edge (UK) on July 28, 1892 and arriving in Oxford the following day (a distance of approximately 150 miles/240 kilometers). In addition to the Alderly Edge postmark, the face bears a 1p lilac (16 dot) Queen Victoria (Scott 89; 1881), a Manchester Registered CDS, and a pencil notation "fee 2d." Information gleaned from an earlier post in this thread indicates that the inland registration compensation limits shown on the reverse went into effect in 1891.

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Not sure why the postmark does not match the registration label.
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Re: Share your REGISTERED cover scans from all over the worl

Post by mozzerb »

BigSaint wrote:Not sure why the postmark does not match the registration label
It does, actually -- the confusing thing here is that the "SW1" is a London district (and which became the first part of the postcode when they were introduced), and the "SW14" is a separate identifier for the sub-office as used on registration labels.

So basically Buckingham Gate in the SW1 district was office number 14 within the London SW area, according to whatever system of allocating numbers London SW used at the time (head offices could decide for themselves).

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