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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - Canada
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Other Pre-Decimal Frankings
1953 (Feb 11) registered cover to Canada with Produce Food 3½d se-tenant strips of 3 x2 & 3d (4, including strip of 3) all tied by 'CITY ROAD/MELBOURNE' cds paying the 2/- airmail + 9d registration fee, vertical fold & minor corner stain. Rare usage.
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
1969 (Dec 29) registered airmail cover to Canada (Vancouver & Roxboro b/s) with 1969 Christmas 25c pair (corner fault on one unit). Scarce usage. No Reserve.
Attractively presented collection of 1870s covers selected for the mostly Large Queen frankings to 6c but including ½c x2 & ½c strip of 4, mostly 3c rates but up to quadruple rates noticed & a few going overseas, wide variety of postmarks and nine are registered, some faults but mostly fine & appealing. A good basis for expansion. (Qty 35 covers)
1951-55 hand-illustrated FDCs by noted Australian illustrator AJ (Jack) Peake, comprising 1951 Stamp Centenary (addressed), 1952 7c Goose block of 4, 1953 QE II 1c to 5c (horizontal pairs, addressed), $1 Totem Pole and Coronation 4c block of 4, also Prime Ministers blocks of 4 1952 4c and 1954 4c & 5c, mostly unaddressed. A most appealing selection. [Peake's Australian illustrated FDCs often sell for $150+ each] (Qty 8)
1912 OHMS cover with 'COOK ISLANDS ADMINISTRATION' at lower-left, registered to Canada & correctly rated with ½d 1d 1½d & 2d, San Francisco transit & Montreal arrival b/s. Superb! Ex Boulangier: sold for $644 at our auction of 5/12/2003.
1839 OHMS outer with Commander in Chief's Office imprint to "Carriacou/Grenada"; also Canada 1847 outer to GB with 'WOODSTOCK/UC' cds in red, & 1852 entire to Toronto with 'RALEIGH/UC' cds & fine 'PAID/3d' circular h/s in red; plus a couple of lesser later items. (Qty 5)
PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period
1916 long stampless OHMS cover to Canada via Singapore & London (b/s) with printed 'OFFICIAL/ FREE' at upper-right but with Monocolours ½d pair & 4d added, 'Territory of Papua/Office of...' imprint at L/L, red registration label (Lee #R3), vertical fold & minor creasing.