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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA




96

PS

A+

1911 usage of Fullface 1d Postal Card PC1 to Belgium uprated with Victorian 1d (so overpaid d) with superb 'VERVIERS' arrival cds & '27'-in-circle postman's h/s. Superb! Ex Hugh Freeman.

250.00

$360.00






97

C

A

1913 Tuck "Oilette" PPCs of Australian scenes to Austria each with d Roo + 1d postage of NSW, Qld, Victoria or West Australia, all signed by "PABirmingham" the Acting Deputy PMG at Sydney. (Qty 4)

0.00

$250.00






98

C

B

1913 PPC to France (written in French) with Roo 1d & Victoria d tied to viewside by 'MELBOURNE/ 17/20MR13/VICTORIA' cds, some age spotting on reverse. Very pretty.

200.00

$190.00




99

C

B

1913 local commercial cover with Victoria 3d + Kangaroo d pair tied by 'REGISTERED/ 1 /1SE13/ MELBOURNE' cds, red GPO registration label, minor blemishes.

400.00

$725.00






100

C

A

1913 (Oct 13) cover to Samoa (b/s) with unusual combination franking of Kangaroo d green marginal pair, Tasmania d Pictorial & Western Australia 'ONE PENNY' on 2d tied by Melbourne machine cancel.

400.00

$525.00






101

CL

B

1914 registered cover Sydney to New Zealand with 1d Roo x3 + SA 2d & Vic 2d, red/black registration label, Fred Hagen (early dealer) advertising label on the reverse, minor soiling.

0.00

$85.00



AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General








333

CPS

A/B

The balance of Trevor Davis' pre-1913 destination mail with 1897 Tas to Algeria, 1899 Vic & 1906 Tas to Argentina, 1886 NSW 1d printed matter rate to Bohemia, 1894 Qld to Canada taxed, 1905 Vic to Crete, 1898 Vic & 1908 NSW to Fiji, 1897 SA & 1911 WA to Finland, 1857 NSW to France with Imperf 6d Diadem, 1862 Vic to France with Anglo-French accountancy h/s, 1897 NSW registered to Greece, 1901 NSW to Hawaii, 1908 SA to Mozambique, 1890 Vic to Philippines, 1907 NSW registered to Spain, 1864 NSW Trans-Pacific to United States, 1875-90 NSW (3) or Vic all to United States with various 'PAID ALL' markings, etc, condition generally fine to very fine. An excellent basis for a stimulating new collection. (Qty 44)

3000.00

$2,400.00T










334

CPS

Collector's bundle from Queensland including 1867 cross-written entire headed "Camp XV Canarga [?] Creek"; South Australia including 1860 lady's envelope with 6d, 1880 very fine with '8 PENCE' on 9d, 1901 OPSO with 2d 'O.S ' No Stop; Western Australia including 1888 with Fremantle duplex, 1899 with 2d & 3d tied by oval cancel in red, 1911 with small boxed 'DLO Perth' datestamp in violet; etc, also a couple of philatelic covers with combination frankings, mixed condition. (Qty 29)

500.00

$400.00






336

CPS

Mostly registered mail group with the best items being Registration Envelopes from Queensland (to GB in 1912) & from Western Australia x3 different (two used internally, the other to London) etc, generally fine but some have been opened-out. (Qty 20 items)

600.00

$900.00T






337

C

Scraps with the best item Victoria 1882 to "Granya/near Bungill/Upper Murray" with 5 different NE Victoria backstamps, condition variable. (Qty 7)

0.00

$36.00








338

S=C

Queensland covers & Postal Stationery in generally awful condition but with some useful tidbits (50+); bundle of early telegrams (approximately 30); & remainders of Western Australia postmarks on Swans with pickings.

500.00

$400.00






339

C

ADVERTISING COVERS: Selection including NSW 1902 for Thomas Hitchen (Oven Builder) sent at double-rate to United States, 1903 for Ocean Accident and Guarantee Corporation to England with 2d x4 and 1903 PTPO 1d envelope for Holdsworth Macpherson & Co (Gun Merchants), South Australia 1903 for Wiese & Varcoe (Bamboo and Wickerwork Furniture) to Germany, condition variable. (Qty 7)

150.00

$240.00








340

CPS

ADVERTISING COVERS: Pre-1913 selection mostly from Victoria with some very attractive items including coloured American-type for Yankee Doodle Tobacco, Massey-Harris Farm Equipment, Shanks Bathrooms, Excelsior Mincers etc, allover box adverts for Shepparton & Fitzroy traders, postcards including for Graham & Sons (Tanners) & TMason (Coachbuilder) etc, a few on Postal Stationery, condition a bit variable but a generally appealing range of this ever-popular material. (Qty 50 approx)

600.00

$725.00



NEW SOUTH WALES






341

CPS

1865 part-entire to 'NELSON/NEW ZEALAND' (cds on the face), 1871 cover to GB with Diadems 6d & 1/-, 1903 2d PTPO Envelope with Tobin & Davidson advertising (not seen by us before; unfortunately with faults), & six 3d Registration Envelopes to NZ uprated with 1d + 5d (2), 6d orange, 8d Lyrebird or 10d or Victorian 1d strip of 3, condition variable. Offered with no reserve. (Qty 9)

400.00

$320.00








342

C

Bundle with better items including 1852 entire to GB "pPelham" with Sydney View 3d emerald (4 margins), 1856 town letter with Laureate 1d, 1856 to Ireland "Per Kent via Melbourne" with Laureate 3d & Diadem 6d, 1856 to "Simpsons Diggings/Victoria" with Laureate 1d & Diadem 2d, 1857 to London per "European" with very fine Diadem 6d, 1871 to "Hong Kong/China" with 'HONG KONG/MARINE SORTER' b/s (faults), three defective "Foljambe" covers, 1870 "reprint" of embossed lettersheet (spotting) etc, mixed condition. Ex Brian Peace. (Qty 24)

1000.00

$950.00T










343

CPS

Collector's bundle with 1853 to 'PORT MACQUARIE' with Laureate 1d carmine pair, 1853 with almost fine Laureate 6d, 1856 to Hobart with Laureate 3d, 1857 & 1858 drop letters each with Diadem 1d, 1864 with 'The Sydney Mail' imprint, 1868 to "Blue Mountain Gold Field" (noted on back "From Prince Alfred"), 1871 with 'NINEPENCE' on 10d, 1901 with 10d violet, 1911 with 2d bisect etc, condition very mixed. (Qty 26)

500.00

$420.00






344

C

B

1852 envelope from London "By Melbourne Steamer via Plymouth" rated "1/-" for a packet letter, Sydney arrival b/s & rated "3" for an inwards shipletter, minor blemishes on the face but the reverse appears to have water-damage. Ex Brian Peace. [Carried on the third & last voyage of the ill-fated Australian Royal Mail Steam Navigation Co service. All three voyages were calamitous. The "Melbourne" was severely damaged before reaching Plymouth & again near Lisbon where the crew mutinied & the captain was dismissed!]

250.00

$380.00T






345

C

(B)

1854 (May 9) entire to "Brisbane Water" (Gosford) & signed "EHHargraves" with Laureate 1d vermilion x2 (both with full margins), damaged at left & extensively rejoined/reinforced within still of fine facial appearance. Ex Moreton & Brian Peace. [Edward Hammond Hargraves is generally credited with the first gold discovery in Australia, at Ophir near Bathurst in May 1851. He speaks of his anticipated reward from the NSW government "...it is sure to put 10,000 in my pocket..." (which he did receive) & of the enthusiastic reception he received in Victoria "...I was presented with a private testimonial of 250 guineas...from one merchant just as the steamer was leaving...". However, he was basically a conman & wastrel who died virtually penniless]

600.00

$700.00T




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