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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - Military - Boer War
DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA
AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA: 1902 City & Town of Ballaarat "illuminated address" (500x620mm) to members of the volunteer forces returning from the Boer War featuring an allegorical figure offering a laurel wreath to mounted troopers, 'FW NIVEN & CO/LITHOS' imprint at lower-right, completed by hand with the recipient's name, wafer seals of the two municipalities (one deteriorated) affixed at lower-left & signed by the two mayors, behind glass in plebeian wooden frame, the paper-backing needs repair.
SOUTH AFRICA: c.1900 "Relief/of/Ladysmtih" fabric wall-hanging (495x515mm) featuring portraits of Sir George White, Major-General French, Lord Kitchener, General Buller & Lord Roberts of Candahar [sic], some soiling/aging.
C of A - Postal History
1901 Melbourne DLO Returned Letter containing a cover sent to a Boer War trooper and marked "Deceased", 1934 "Back to Wonthaggi" illustrated envelope, 1937 with 6d Large Kooka, Wunderlich "Durabestos" advertising cover, 1948 with 'NORTHCOTE/POST OFFICE' oval d/s in violet, etc. (Qty Qty)
1900 Boer War Patriotic Fund 1d dull purple (one thinned perf) & 2d bright violet (characteristic gum-bend) SG 264a & 264b, large-part o.g., Cat £420. (Qty 2)
1900-07 comprising 1) cover to Cape Colony with Tablets 6c & small black/cream 'OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW' label; 2) Indian ½a Envelope to Colombo with the stamp cancelled on arrival; 3) usage of Ceylon PPC to GB with Ceylon 6c & India 1a tied by Rangoon cds; & 4) underpaid PPC to Bombay with tiny 'BOMBAY/UNPAID' d/s in green. Reasonable offers considered. (Qty 4)
NEW ZEALAND - Military & Censor Mail