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Displaying 18 Lots in Category - Law & Order



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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

C of A - Kangaroo Issues


87

E

A

ESSAYS: 2) with vignette of Edmund Barton, Australia's first Prime Minister (who resigned to become the first Chief Justice of the High Court), small fault on the backing mount at upper-right from where a staple has been removed.

750.00

$700.00T



NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History




368

C

B

1838 pre-stamp entire to "GRNichols/Sydney" with GPO arrival b/s & very fine '2' h/s for the postage due, the letter headed "Sydney Gaol" & signed "John Fynn" who requests Nichols to visit him regarding his case, minor soiling/toning. [George Robert (Bob) Nichols was the son of the first Sydney postmaster Isaac Nichols. In 1833 he became the first Australian-born solicitor. He later had a distinguished legislative career]

250.00

$230.00T



SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History




413

C

B

1855 cover to the Cape of Good Hope with very fine London Printing 6d SG 3 (3½ large margins, just shaved at top-right) tied by very fine '1' cancel of 'PORT ADELAIDE' (equally fine cds at left), oval 'PORT ELIZABETH' transit & 'CAPE TOWN' arrival b/s both in red, the address faded & amateurishly "restored". A very unusual destination. [With the contents]

500.00

No longer available




414

C

B

1885 cover to "His Honour/Mr Justice Scott/High Court/Bombay" & endorsed "Mrs Scott" at lower-left, Perf 10x11½-12½ 6d tied by GPO duplex, Bombay arrival b/s & unusual 'ENQU DEP/BOMBAY' b/s (Reversed 'Q'), redirected to "Khandulla" with very fine 'KHANDALA' arrival b/s, repaired flap-tear. Unusual destination.

400.00

No longer available

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Official Stamps - Departmental Overprints


488

G

C

ATTORNEY-GENERAL: Blue 'A.G.' on Rouletted DLR Star 2d, separation faults at upper-left & lower-right, GPO cds. Rated RRRR.

150.00

$115.00




489

F

B

ATTORNEY-GENERAL: Black 'A.G.' on Perf 11½ 4d, a little aged, light cds. Rated RR. [Victor Bullock's fine example sold for $207]

100.00

$80.00




490

*

B

ATTORNEY-GENERAL: Black 'A.G.' on Perf 10 1/- brown (on brown-tinted paper as usual), one rust spot on reverse, large-part o.g. Unrecorded unused by Butler and Presgrave]

750.00

$900.00




497

F

B

BENCH OF MAGISTRATES: Red 'B.M.' on Rouletted 2d vermilion, a little oxidised, early usage with GPO cds of JU10/68. Rated RRRR.

300.00

$1,900.00




580

V

B

SHERIFF: Red 'S.' on Perkins Bacon Rouletted 2d vermilion, "dwarf" stamp with misplaced roulettes at top, very early usage in first month of Departmentals. Rated RRR. [Les Munn's - very fine - & Victor Bullock's - graded 'B': coincidentally also dated 'AP28/68' - examples sold for $604 & $264 respectively]

150.00

$250.00




581

F

A/B

STIPENDIARY MAGISTRATES: Red 'S.M.' on Perkins Bacon Rouletted 2d horizontal pair from left of the sheet, the first unit a huge stamp, the second unit with separation faul at the base, GPO cds of MY23/68. Rated RR+. [More attractive than Victor Bullock's pair that sold for $368]

300.00

$240.00




585

G

A

STIPENDIARY MAGISTRATES: Black 'S.M.' on Perf 11½xRouletted 6d dull blue, '43' cancel of Gumeracha. Rated R.

100.00

$125.00




588

G

B

SUPREME COURT: Red 'S.C.' on Perkins Bacon Rouletted 2d vermilion, a bit oxidised, GPO cds of JA2/72. Rated RRR. [Victor Bullock's fine example sold for $460. Butler comments on an example of JA11/70 being a late usage for a red overprint: this stamp is two years later again]

200.00

$480.00



WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History




758

C

B

1898 cover to England with superb strike of the rare 'MR JUSTICE HENSMAN' Frank Stamp in violet barely obscured by 'SHIP MAIL ROOM - PERTH WA - GPO' duplex, two strikes of the 'PAID/OFFICIALLY/WEST AUSTRALIA' h/s required on overseas mail, part-flap removed & small repaired tear at top well clear of the Frank. Rated RRRR. Ex Ray Felton. [Believed only three examples - all on cover to England - have been recorded]

750.00

$600.00T



WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery




775

PS

A-

Frank Stamps: 'RESIDENT MAGISTRATE/SWAN, WESTERN AUSTRALIA' good strike in purple uncancelled on envelope to Fremantle (b/s), fine 'GUILDFORD/AP13/1899 - PO' duplex unusually in violet, very fine triple-oval 'BAILIFF, SHERIFFS OFFICER/GUILDFORD/AND OFFICIAL RECEIVERS AGENT' cachet on the reverse. Rated RRRR; the only recorded date. [A wonderful item for the Bird collector]

600.00

$480.00T




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