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Displaying 1 - 20 of 204 Lots in Category - Postmarks
PICTURE POSTCARDS - The "Cartophile" Collection
Large bundle of mostly PPCs with an array of 'PAQUEBOT' handstamps & cancellations from many countries but mostly between Australia & Europe, the majority with Australian or Australian States stamps, noted four covers from New Caledonia, also some modern philatelic types, condition very mixed. (Qty 120+)
TASMANIA: Large album of mostly PPCs plus a smattering of Postal Cards & covers, selected for the all-different Pictorials period datestamps arranged alphabetically, mostly the more common towns but includes many rated R plus 'BLACK BRUSH', 'GAWLER', 'PILLINGER', 'PYENGANA' (light), 'ROKEBY', 'SELBOURNE', 'SOUTH PRESTON' & 'UPPER HUON' all rated RR, some are arrival markings. Excellent PPC content with many better views & subjects (not all Tasmanian), condition of the cards & datestamps is very mixed. [Full list available on request] (Qty 200 approx)
GERMANY - SEEPOST: Attractive bundle mostly from ports en route to or from Australia with 'AUSTRALISCHE/HAUPTLINIE' cds with various codes, including a number of Norddeutscher Lloyd types and several featuring ships, many messages also headed with a ship's name. (Qty 35)
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Accumulation of KGV Heads to 5d with varieties including on 1d reds, also shades and a section of mostly Victoria postmarks. Plenty to work through. (Qty 1000+)
C of A - Postal History
Postmarks array including on KGV Heads mostly from New South Wales, Tasmania & Victoria with lesser contributions from other states with many largely complete or complete strikes on piece. (Qty 1500+)
1934-35 commercial registered covers with provisional registration labels in red from Queensland POs Apple Tree Creek, Dalysford (cancelled at Bundaberg) & Guluguba, and in blue from Jimboomba, Southport & Ulorongary (cancelled at Brisbane), also very late usage of 'REGISTERED/MA MA CREEK' h/s used in lieu of label, minor faults. Very scarce group. (Qty 7)
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
BARRED NUMERALS: '33' of Marulan very fine strike on Sydney View Plate I (No Clouds) 1d reddish rose SG 3 (Cat £375), very close even margins. Rated by Nibbs at RRR but RRRR on Sydney Views.
QUEENSLAND - Postal History
1871 (May 12) cover to a guard on the "GIP Railway/Hurdah/East India" with Chalon 6d yellow-green x2 lightly cancelled with Rays '96' of 'MARYBOROUGH' (b/s), Calcutta & Bombay transits & 'HURDAH' arrival b/s, very fine '1.SECT 4/UP/22.6/71/NE LINE' railway cds & a small tri-sected h/s on the face, redirected to "Hospital/Byculla", minor blemishes. Full of character.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
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.
1850 (Oct) entire headed "Aberdeen May 21st 1850" (Scotland) but posted in South Australia, to a Sydney solicitor with a light but clear strike of the rare double-circle 'POST OFFICE/ [crown]/PORT ADELAIDE' h/s & good strike of the '[crown]/PAID' cds (dateslugs removed) in red - struck over the edge of the cover as usual - endorsed "Duplicate", Sydney arrival b/s of OC14/1850. Ex Lower.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postmarks
Two bulging volumes of PPCs plus some Shierlaw fronts & a few covers, all selected for the South Australian squared-circle (mostly) or cds cancels & arranged alphabetically & with very little duplication. Mostly the lesser towns but includes good to fine strikes of 'ARWAKURRA', 'BROWNLOW', 'BRUCEFIELD', 'COWARD SPRINGS', 'CORDILLO DOWNS' (poor), 'FULLERVILLE', 'HINDMARSH ISLAND (2), 'KINGSTON-ON-MURRAY', 'KEILLI', 'MUNDALLA' (poor), 'MUTOOROO', 'NEW MECKLENBURG', 'O.B. FLAT', 'PENNESHAW' (Kangaroo Island), 'PETERHEAD', 'PETINA', 'PT AUGUSTA WEST', 'PT McDONNELL', 'RAMCO', 'RED HILL', 'REDRUTH', 'RENDLESHAM', 'ROSENTHAL', 'ROCKLEIGH', 'STONE HUT', 'STOKES', 'WALKERS FLAT' & 'WATTLE FLAT' (2) etc etc. High postcard interest as well though many are greetings or other uninspiring types. Careful inspection is recommended as the quality of both cards & the postmarks is very mixed. [List of offices is available on request] (Qty 450+)
Three large exercise books with an extensive array of mostly QV low values - many on piece - with cds & squared-circle types from many offices, numerous fine to superb strikes throughout, period seems to be 1870s to early-KGV. We noted lots of little nuggets here, such as 1893 'BLACK ROCK PLAIN' cds, 1898 'BROCKS CREEK' (NT) on registered piece, unframed 'FRIEDRICHSWALDE', 1877 'TIVOLI BAY' etc, so we expect inspection will be well-rewarded. (Qty Many 100s)
TASMANIA - Postal History
Selection in plastic pages with some handy Tassie PPCs a few with TPO cancels, some Barred Numeral cancels including sensational '42' on a sadly defective 1865 cover, 1877 damaged inwards registered cover from England with 1/- green, 1909 Weekly Courier advertising cover, 1d perf 'T' on PPC & another in lieu of Postage Due on OHMS lettersheet, etc, very mixed condition. (Qty 42 items)
TASMANIA - Postmarks
Manuscript "Myalla/6 8 14" (Receiving Office period) boldly inscribed in indelible pencil on Pictorials ½d pair (very late usage), toning. RO 1/9/1907; PO 1/12/1920; also 'HILLEND/JU15/00/TASMANIA' (A1) on 2d Pictorial, overrated at RRR. (Qty 2)
Manuscript cancellations on Imperfs "Bothwell" (cleaned-off!) on 4d pair, "Forth/14 8 60" on 4d, "Hamilton/15 10 57" on No Wmk 4d (3½ margins), "River/Tamar" on 2d & "Snake/Banks" on fragment of a 6d (truly grotty!) (Qty 5 items)
Mounted but disorganised collection with many very fine KGV to QEII strikes on piece including 'LUCASTON', 'RIANA SOUTH', 'SCAMANDER UPPER' & 'TENALGA' (2) etc. (Qty 200+)
Datestamps on Pictorials with lots of fine to very fine strikes and some better towns including 'DEEP BAY', 'ELLERSLIE', 'GLENGARRY', 'GRAVELLY BEACH', 'HILLEND', 'LANE[NA]', 'LIENNA', recut 'LIENA' (poor), 'LOIRA' (on 1d Roo), 'LUNAWANNA', 'MACQUARIE HEADS', 'MOOREVILLE ROAD', 'MOUNT HICKS LWR', 'PALOONA', 'ROKEBY', 'SELBOURNE', 'SHANNON', 'STIRLING', 'SURGES BAY' & 'UNDERWOOD' etc. [See also Lot 70 under Picture Postcards] (Qty 100s)
King River: 'KING RIVER/MY27/01/TASMANIA' largely very fine strike & another part-strike on Pictorials 1d pair on piece. Rated RRR. PO 1/3/1901; to RO 1/4/1902. [A very similar strike - described as "miles above average" sold for $260 at a Tasmanian postal auction in 2007. Hardinge states closed 31/3/1902 but manuscript markings of April & July 1902 are known]
Lanena: 'LANENA/21NO--/TASMANIA' bold strike on 1d Pictorial. Rated RRR. PO 1/4/1911; renamed Blackwell 1/6/1968.