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Displaying 1 - 20 of 30 Lots in Category - Official Mail




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C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark (Official Stamps)


129

*/**

A-/A

2/- brown BW #35ba block of 4, traces of brown printing ink between the units, the first unit with a few slightly nibbled perfs, the upper units with hinge remainder, the lower units unmounted, Cat $4400+. A rare and desirable multiple.

2500.00

$1,900.00



C of A KGV - Single Watermark - Official Stamps




168

*

A C1

Rough Paper 1d carmine-red Die II BW #72(1)fb, very lightly mounted, Cat $500. Advertised retail $675. Drury Certificate (2006).

300.00

$260.00



C of A KGV - Small Multiple Watermark P13 - Official Stamps




176

G

A B1

2d red Watermark Inverted BW #102(OS)a, neat 'CORDALBA/ 28AP33/QUEENSLAND' cds, Cat $5000. Ceremuga Certificate (2003). [Approximately 10 used examples have been recorded]

4000.00

$3,400.00




177

**

A A1

1d green gutter block of 12 (2+4x2) including Die II block of 4 to the right of the gutter resulting in four Dies I-II Pairs BW #81(1)fb/fc, all Die II units with an erect spur, the right-hand pane units all with exceptional centring, unmounted, Cat $1800+.

1000.00

$750.00



C of A - Postal History






216

C/CL

Mostly OHMS covers including perfins Large 'OS' 4d Roo (defective) on 1914 registered cover to Thursday Island, perf 'OS' KGV 1d red Rough Paper, 1d green single (cover with printed 'PACKET POST') & pair and 5d (registered), overprinted 'OS' 1d pair (2) & 2d (5, one with Qld State Insurance Office propaganda), others include very late 1924 usage of long 4d Kangaroo Registration Envelope with KGV d orange & 3d dull blue (very scarce on cover), condition rather mixed. (Qty 19)

500.00

$380.00



C of A - Postal Stationery


244

PS

B/C

ENVELOPES - OFFICIAL: Long Envelopes comprising 'OS'-in-the-Die Sideface 1d red & 1d red-brown plus "Star" with 'POSTAGE' 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d scarlet HG DB3, 6 & 19 all for Victorian Education Department, the last uncancelled, a few faults, used; and No 'OS' 1918 1d red+d green as Menuz #25 window envelopes for NSW Metropolitan Board of Water Supply & Sewerage in sizes 163x92 (faults) & 232x110mm (discoloured). Ex Steve Schumann. (Qty 5)

200.00

$160.00T



SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History


345

C

B

1847 "On service" front to Adelaide (GPO arrival cds) endorsed "Free" and with a light but clear strike of the huge oval '[crown]/POST OFFICE/PORT LINCOLN/28MY/1847' datestamp.

500.00

$360.00



TASMANIA - Postal History


399

C

A-

1913 unstamped OHMS lettersheet from 'FENTONBURY' (cds smudged) with remarkable usage of Perf 12 'ONE PENNY' on 2d perf 'T' (typically poorly perforated) affixed in lieu of Postage Due and cancelled with 'HAMILTON' cds. [This is a very scarce stamp on cover, the ACSC price of $20 surely missing a zero! Perf 'T' it is a rarity]

400.00

$340.00



"What Happened to That?" - Taxed for Deficient Postage




443

C

B

'NOT-STAMPED' MARKINGS: 1863 stampless OPSO entire to Launceston signed "FRoberts/OIC" & with postmaster's endorsement "Emu Bay 27 March" at left, very fine 'NOT-STAMPED' h/s applied at Launceston (diamond b/s in red), ironed-out horizontal filing-fold, the letter headed "Police Office Emu Bay".

750.00

$570.00T






444

CL

B

'NOT-STAMPED' MARKINGS: 1871 unstamped OPSO cover endorsed "CS Office" at L/L, from Hobart to Swansea with superb strike of the rare 'NOT-STAMPED' h/s & fine 'Deficient Postage ("4")/Fine---("4" - 8d to pay")' h/s both in red, light Swansea arrival cds obscured by an endorsement at right, minor faults. Stated to be the only 'NOT-STAMPED' handstamp recorded in red. Ex Askeland.

600.00

$900.00T






449

CL

A

'DEFICIENT POSTAGE' MARKINGS - HOBART: 1887 unstamped local cover privately endorsed "OPSO" & signed by (Rev) "PERaynor", Hobart duplex & very fine 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE ("2")/FINE ("2 - 4d to pay")' h/s at upper-left, endorsed "Refused", fine double-oval 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/10SEP87/TASMANIA' b/s (ERD) in blue. [Church ministers were required to file regular reports on various matters to the government. As unpaid record collectors, many objected to also having to pay the postage]

300.00

$230.00T



"What Happened to That?" - Delayed in Transit




468

C/CL

A/B

MISSENT MARKINGS - MANUSCRIPT: 1897 1d Postal Card Hobart to Campbell Town endorsed "Missent Campania", superb!; 1907 Municipality of Hamilton cover to Hamilton with Pictorial 1d perf 'T' tied by 'ELLENDALE' cds endorsed "Missent/to/Gretna", two vertical folds; and 1908 cover 'YORK PLAINS' to Hamilton endorsed "Missent to/Hobart". (Qty 3)

200.00

$240.00T






472

C

B

MISSENT MARKINGS - HANDSTAMPS: 1884 flapless OPSO cover signed "AABoyd" from 'BURNIE' to Forth but with largely very fine strike of the cut-down 'MISSENT-TO/HOBART- ' h/s ('TOWN' removed: ERD), minor fault at U/L. Ex Askeland.

250.00

$250.00T



"What Happened to That?" - Delayed on Arrival




499

C

B

REDIRECTED MAIL: 1862 stampless 'Demand of Rural Police Rate' lettersheet signed "BHRooke" & with postmaster's endorsement "Torquay 9.4.62" at left to "Frogmore" (a large property 1km west of Latrobe), readdressed to Melbourne & endorsed "Redirected" at U/L, Launceston transit & Melbourne arrival b/s, stained on the reverse. Ex Purves & Askeland. [Despite becoming an inter-colonial letter, no postage was charged]

200.00

$360.00T



"What Happened to That?" - Undeliverable ("Dead") Letters




507

C

B

NOT KNOWN: 1899 stampless OHMS cover to "Geo Adams/Launceston" with superb strike of the scarce 'MOO&SB/TASMANIA' cds, endorsed on the reverse "Not Known" & initialled by 15 letter carriers!, finally readdressed to Hobart, repaired tears at right. Ex Purves & Askeland. [It seems extraordinary that nobody realised the addressee was the proprietor of Tattersalls. The labour-intensive recording on the reverse resulted in boxed handstamps being introduced]

200.00

No longer available

"What Happened to That?" - Miscellaneous

VICTORIA - Postal History

551

PS

B

1901 usage to England of OHMS envelope (227x155mm) with printed 'POSTMASTER-GENERAL' Frank & double-circle 'REGISTERED/MELBOURNE - R ' duplex, large-part 'GENERAL POST OFFICE/[crown]/VICTORIA' in red wax on the flap, vertical fold.

50.00

$30.00T



VICTORIA - Postal Stationery


564

PS

C

WRAPPERS - OFFICIAL: 1903 1d with printed 'On His Majesty's Service' & 'ELECTORAL INSPECTOR' in the address, the stamp with 'OS' perfin Stieg #DE1, vertical & diagonal creases as always & small fault at upper-left, unused. Rare. Stieg states that 10 unused and 2 used examples are recorded.

100.00

$120.00




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