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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - postmarks - machines & meters



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46

C

ZEPPELINS: 1931-36 selection comprising Brazil to Germany (15) with various cachets applied including eleven commercially used to Reimers & Loessl in Hamburg one with a 8400r meter franking; others from Czechoslovakia, Germany (3, including 1933 to USA via Barcelona) and Uruguay, condition variable. Colourful and appealing. (Qty 21)

600.00

$480.00



COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA




82

C/CL

Group mostly with KGV frankings including three 1920-21 covers to NZ with Cairns machine cancel, 1923 & 1924 with Melbourne Krag 'INSERT POSTAL DISTRICT/NUMBER...' & 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION' slogans, 1921 with 3d Roo + KGV 2d orange & red 'NSW/BURWOOD' label, 1930 with 1˝d red & 4d olive both with 'MSLP' perfins, etc, condition variable & a few are truncated. (Qty 23)

200.00

$150.00



NEW SOUTH WALES




359

C

B

1909 cover from 'JONDARYAN' (Qld) to Sydney with superb Toowoomba '647' duplex transit & very fine strike of the scarce 'NSW - TPO 1 NORTH/1909 - OC 9 - UP B' machine b/s, minor blemishes.

75.00

$50.00



VICTORIA


458

C

A

1912 cover to Hawthorn with 1d pink tied by a superb strike of the rare Melbourne "boxed flag" Krag continuous-machine cancellation, the flap removed otherwise superb. Ex Purves & Hugh Freeman, who advises that only a couple of other covers are recorded and they are defective. [One of the great rarities of Melbourne postmarks and of world machine cancels. It was in use on a trial basis for at most three days in June and December 1912]

3000.00

$3,400.00



VICTORIA - Postmarks


507

C

B

Travelling Post Offices: 7-bars 'ENGLISH MAIL TPO AP 13 1914' machine backstamp on cover from Austria with 5h & 10h pair cancelled with boxed '* EMERSDORF (NöTSCH i G) *' handstamp in violet. Ex Hugh Freeman.

150.00

$120.00



GREAT BRITAIN




734

C

B

1922 Thomas Cook cover with 1˝d tied by Imperial Cable slogan, hotel redirection label & sent to Switzerland so taxed, Swiss 20c Postage Due affixed but returned to England so superb 'ANNULE' h/s applied, British Postage Due ˝d (torn) & 1d affixed, minor blemishes. [Advertises Thos Cook as foreign agents for the Oberammergau Passion Play]

250.00

No longer available




741

C

B-

1958 (Nov 5) cover addressed to "The Chief Radio Officer/Willis Island" with Commonwealth Games 3d tied by Worthing cds, 'BRISBANE/16 DEC/1958' b/s, forwarded to Melbourne where a 1/6d meter applied (23/12/58) over the British adhesive, then to Sydney where 'AIR SERVICE/COMPLETED/AT SYDNEY' boxed h/s was applied, subsequently returned to England with boxed 'Returned to England without/a reason for non-delivery' bilingual b/s; well-travelled condition & full of character. Extraordinary intended destination! [Willis is an Australian outpost in the Coral Sea and at this time the supply ship visited only once per year perhaps explaining the non-delivery. The weather & cyclone warning station was established in 1921 & remains in operation today]

200.00

$150.00



PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Issued Stamps


846

CL

A-

1959 long airmail cover from Sydney with 7d meter only & taxed 1/5d for exceeding 1oz weight, 1952 Pictorials 2d & 7˝d corner pair affixed in lieu of Postage Dues & tied by Port Moresby cds, minor vertical bend at right.

500.00

No longer available


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