Prestige Philately Auction 153 CatalogueLot 40Catalogue by theme"Cinderellas"
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Displaying 14 Lots in Category - "Cinderellas"
AUSTRALIA: 1930s Eyre Peninsula Airways Ltd "The Fastest Way" label in black/yellow block of 4, the last unit with Dark Globe variety Frommer #24b, lower units unmounted, Cat $750+.
AUSTRALIA: 1996 Wetlands Conservation $15 Ducks x4 M/S for Taipei Exhibition, set of imperforate colour separation proofs on gummed paper, unmounted. Reasonable offers considered. (Qty 7 M/Ss)
AUSTRALIA - NEW SOUTH WALES: 1930s (?) NSW Railways perforated poster stamps on thick gummed paper, all-different & of various sizes, lightly mounted. (Qty 9)
GREAT BRITAIN: 1951 Motor Fuel Ration Book with ration tickets for 6 months, very fine unused.
C of A - Decimal Issues
"Counter-Printed Stamps" selection with Candle Stand essays in black (No Value, 45c & $1), Endangered Animals sets of 6 from NPC REX & ACT, and Kangaroos/Koalas sets of 6 from a number of philatelic exhibitions. (Qty 87)
TASMANIA - Postal History
1852 entire signed "HDowling" to the Cape of Good hope rated "4" in red & endorsed "paid" with 'LAUNCESTON/4NO4/1852' cds, tiny temperance tract affixed across the flap (sadly damaged on opening), untidy inwards rate marking, some internal reinforcing/repairs. An unusual destination in this period. [Henry Dowling was a Baptist minister at Launceston & an ardent advocate of teetotalism. His youngest son, also Henry, founded in 1834 the Launceston Bank for Savings]
No longer available
1951 (June) Qantas return flight Cocos-Australia AAMC #1273c (through to United States) with Crocodile 2/- cancelled on arrival at Sydney, superb strike of the double-circle 'C.& W.LTD/11JUN51/ COCOS' cds ties type-written 'PER QANTAS/CATALINA/VH-EBA' label to the reverse, makeshift rouletted airmail label 'R COCOS/0019' on the face. [20 covers were prepared by ER Leigh-Parkin, who also created the labels & "lightning flash" cachet on the face & applied his personal seal to wax on the flap. Kim Dwyer's similar cover - opened-out for display - sold for $3450 at our auction of 24/6/2006]
"CINDERELLAS": 1887 Cake Fair 6d carmine/yellow imperforate, small suface abrasion otherwise very fine unused. Gorgeous!
INDIA - Flight Covers
1932 (Feb 20) Viceroy's Cup Aeroplane Race cover with Race & 'TIME IS MONEY/USE THE AIR MAIL/...' labels & Flown h/s, somewhat aged & a couple of perripheral faults. Stated only 90 carried.
ROCKET MAIL: 1934 (Dec 17) with 'SEMAPHORE/STATION/SAUGOR ISLAND/...' d/s & 'BY ROCKET MAIL' h/s both in purple, red 'Shore to ship/By Rocket!" label, signed "WShenton", minor blemishes.
NEW ZEALAND - Postal History