Prestige Philately Auction 126 CatalogueLot 686Catalogue by themePostal Stationery
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 89 Lots in Category - Postal Stationery
1950s-60s Postal Stationery array of mostly airletters, aerogrammes or postal cards addressed to Radio Australia including India with taxed (5) & 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR TRANSMISSION BY AIRMAIL' (2), Malaya & States including uprated, others originating from such diverse locations as Afghanistan, Belgian Congo, Burma, Finland, Israel, Mauritius, Netherland Indies, Nyasaland, Portuguese India, Sudan, Thailand & Zanzibar, quite a few with the ABC's receiving '"clock" d/s. Could prove an absolute goldmine for the postal historian. (Qty few 100)
British Africa mostly pre-1960 array with strong sections of Gold Coast Registration Envelopes, South West Africa commercial mail, Swaziland 1954 commercial registered from 'STEGI', Zanzibar unused Avis de Reception card, many airmails & registered items etc, generally fine to very fine. Ideal ebay or show stock! (Qty 105)
British Commonwealth box including BWI commercial airmails, high-value frankings & used postal stationery, good range of used Irish postal stationery, Cyprus shipmails & 1947 commercial airmail to USA at 20pi rate, Malta 1953 commercial airmail to New Zealand with Self-Government 3d x2 6d & 2/-, BCOF set to 5/- (damaged), Canada Express Delivery covers, 1953 commercial cover from Tristan da Cunha, etc, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 61 items)
C of A - Postal History
1921 usage by early dealer TH Nicolle to Texas of 5d Registration Envelope with Red Star on the Flap, KGV 1d red & Third Wmk 1/- Roo (Cat $250 on cover) tied by Sydney cds, red registration label.
C of A - Postal Stationery
KGV period group of Postal Cards with unused including 1d Roo, 1½d on 1d red P17 (3), 1d violet, 1d green P28 etc; used including 1d Sideface P8 (2, one CTO with small spikehole at upper-left possibly from an archival source) & P10 (2) etc; some with printed advices on reverse; also a few better Envelopes including Star 2d red CTO, Oval 2d with 'INVICTA' within unused, etc; condition variable but those mentioned are fine to very fine.
Envelopes - PTPO: 1930 'TWO/PENCE' on Oval 1½d red Menuz #53 with printed address for Shire of Heidelberg, minor blemishes, unused, Cat $US250 used; unpriced unused.
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Letter Cards: 1911 Fullface 1d "...to" on white "MOSMANS BAY" (minor stains) & on green "CAIRNS RAILWAY", also 1917 'REPLY'-Barred-Out Perf 12½ reply-half "VIADUCT/ADELAIDE RAILWAY", unused. (Qty 3)
Postal Cards: 1911 Coronation 1d P4 with portraits of KGV, Queen Mary & Prince Edward all in greenish blue, and another different type of KGV in black, unused. (Qty 4)
Postal Cards: 1911 Fullface 1d Coronation KGV & Edward (3 different), and Victorian Scenes (8, with six different scenes), scrace group, generally fine used; also three Fullface 1d Letter Cards with faults. (Qty 15)
Postal Cards: 1911 Victorian Scenes 1d "BOURKE ST MELB" (tram in foreground) in green, unused.
Postal Cards - Official: 1940 KGVI Oval 1½d green (103x78mm) with printed advice for a Victorian School Committee, used at Melbourne in 1949. Very scarce.
Wartime Issues: WWI 1d Envelopes for Use to Forces Overseas comprising 'A.I.F., ABROAD' on coarse buff (very fine) or smooth grey-buff (surface abrasion) stocks, both unused; 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE.' unused (2, one addressed), and 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE,/ABROAD' (flap fault otherwise fine used); also 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE' 1d Letter Card unused (2, one with split perfs & both stuck). (Qty 7)
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
A surprisingly robust little consignment with strength in Postal Stationery including an unused 1d American Fleet card from New South Wales, Tasmania 1d PTPO Envelope with window (a very scarce item), Western Australia 1d Postal Card from 'MURRIN MURRIN' & a 2d blue Letter Card commercially used, Victoria 1d Postal Card with fine 'MC/1' cancel & 'MUSK CREEK' cds, various Wrappers including Victoria Naish ½d pair, NSW 1d PTPO issues on orange, yellow or green stock & South Australian 1d green with the stamp only used at 'MOONTA' etc, condition variable but many are very fine. Bargain estimate! (Qty 52)
Postal History etc from Queensland including 1887 to England with Second Sideface 6d, two Thursday Island covers, 1d Postal Card "Botanic Gardens" (tennis court) etc; Tasmania including 1866 registration receipt, commercially used 1d PTPO Envelope & an unused Large Views 2d Letter Card "LAKE HARTZ"; and Western Australia 1900 to NSW with 'SUPERINTENDENT OF TELEGRAPHS' d/s, 1907 PPC headed "SS Bullarra/off Derby WA", Frank cutouts, and fine unused 2d Letter Cards (2, stuck), 2d Envelope & 3d Registration Envelope; etc, also a "round-the-world" PPC with stamps of 7 countries including Tasmania, condition variable but an interesting lot. (Qty 26 items)
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal Stationery
Envelopes - PTPO: 1899 Jubilee 2d blue overrprinted with 'WATSONS/DUNDEE - DUNDEE/ WHISKIES' advertising collar in brown, Resch's Brewery imprint on the flap, minor blemishes. [A similar item - with the stamp misplaced - sold for $862 in our auction of 2/9/2006]
Postal Cards - PTPO (Government Railways): Stamp Printed at Upper-Right 1d "EMPRESS FALLS...", message headed "Orange Goods Shed", used SP9/08 from Orange to Canoblas (both cds are poor). Rare country usage. [The only card in the Druce holding used at an office outside Sydney; only two other cards were even sent to a country town]
QUEENSLAND - Postal History