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Displaying 1 - 20 of 218 Lots in Category - Postal History
Consignment remainders with Australia Postage Dues mint & used including 1909-10 2/- & 5/- *, 1940s Concessional mail, State perfins mostly perf 'G/NSW' or 'VG' on used pre-decimals plus perf 'WA' on KGVI imprint blocks or 5/- Robes imprint pair */**; NWPI including mint Roos 1915-16 First Wmk 6d Watermark Inverted SG 78w (Cat £160), Second Wmk 5/- & 1918-23 2/-; also AAT and Christmas Island. (Qty 100s)
Untidy assortment with Australia Roos mint or used, 5/- Bridge CTO and decimals ** including $4 Paintings (14); NWPI mint 1915-16 Roos including Second Wmk 5/- (2); Papua 1910-11 2/6d (3, two *), 1911-15 2/6d (2) & 1916 5/- used; Great Britain including 1840 2d blue pair (creased) on entire; condition variable. (Qty 100s)
Unusual disjointed array of covers from around the world, many philatelic but includes numerous useful items including Turkey c.1920 registered to Sarajevo, Ajman 1968 to Australia, France 1973 Cognac Roffignac cover to Australia with "L'Australie ayant suspendu..." label on reverse, many other unusual destination items such as Cyprus 1939 registered to Denmark, Czechoslovakia 1964 registered to Fiji, etc, condition variable. (Qty 200)
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
3d olive Watermark Inverted BW #13Ea & KGV 1d red on 1917 commercial cover with 'FLINDERS/ VIC' cds & scarce red registration label, the cover with a few faults. A very scarce franking.
C of A KGV - Single Watermark
Rough Paper 1d rosine BW #72i tied to commercial cover to Samoa by Sydney machine cancel of AP29/1918, Samoan Censor #3 h/s in green, Cat $600 on cover. RPSofV Certificate (2009).
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1929 Airmail Sheet Stamps 3d Type A (toning) & Type B imprint blocks of 4 **, Type A Plates 1 to 4 blocks of 4 **, Type B perf 'OS' **; Booklet Stamps Type A Long Wing to Plane in a block of 4 */** (variety stamp **) and a used single, also a 1929 flight cover and a 1938 cover with 'ADEN/ PAQUEBOT' cds tying adhesive, some toning, Cat $1500+. (Qty 20 items)
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)
1901 unused envelope with very fine 'GOVERNOR-GENERAL/[arms]/FRANK STAMP/AUSTRALIA' h/s in blue & embossed arms in blue on the flap. The only unused envelope we have seen.
No longer available
1918 commercial covers to the Red Cross in Switzerland or to Chile both with Third Wmk 2½d Roo, the latter with very fine 'PASSED BY/4TH MD/CENSOR' h/s in violet, minor blemishes. (Qty 2)
1918 apparently commercial cover to Adelaide with KGV 1d red tied by 'LORD HOWE_ ISLAND/NSW' cds, a few blemishes.
1919 cover to USA with Third Wmk 6d blue (small fault) tied by 'KAPUNDA' (SA) cds, straight-line h/s on Victorian-type registration label, endorsed "Permit No 11" (export permit??), US 'REGISTERED' h/s in purple.
1920 entire OHMS printed lettersheet with Rough Paper 1d red Die II perf 'OS' BW #7bb(1)f tied by Melbourne machine cancel, scarce '20 Posted' h/s required to qualify for concessional bulk posting rate. [Contains comparative statistics for births deaths & marriages in Victoria. Interesting document]
1920 flapless cover for Chamberlain Medicine Co with "The Whole Body Laughs" illustrated advert, KGV 2d orange & Sydney machine cancel.
1932 OHMS airmail cover 'PINE CREEK//N.T.' to Canberra with scarce franking of KGV 2d perf 'OS' & Kangaroo 6d optd 'OS' (Cat $450 on cover), Council for Scientific & Industrial Research imprint at lower-left, a few small repaired peripheral tears.
1933 commercial cover to Iraq with KGV 2d red tied by Geelong slogan cancel, 'REFUSED' & boxed bilingual 'RETURN TO SENDER' h/s both in violet, Baghdad 'UNPAID' & 'SOR' b/s plus boxed DLO d/s of Baghdad, Bombay & Madras, a couple of minor blemishes.
1934-36 KGV commemorative frankings on airmail covers comprising 1934 OHMS registered to Brisbane with Victoria Centenary 2d x2 & Perf 10½ 1/-, 1935 to England with 2/- Jubilee, 1936 to England with 1/- SA Centenary & 6d Large Kooka, and 1936 to Scotland with 2d Cable (6, including a strip of 4) & KGV 5d & 1d, condition variable. (Qty 4)
1936 commercial quintuple-rate airmail cover to London with remarkable franking of KGV 2d x9 including a booklet pane of 6 (perfs trimmed at the top) plus No Wmk Hermes 1/6d x4 including a pair, minor blemishes.
1951 Brett & Peter Randall (Authors Representatives) small cover to United States with 3d Federation se-tenant block of 6 paying 1/6d airmail rate. Scarce franking.
1952 Angliss & Co small cover to India (Bombay b/s) with rare solo franking of 1/3d Bull paying the correct airmail rate, some tropicalisation.
1960s-1990s mostly commercial airmail covers & postcards to England with an array of frankings & many better values including 1/2d Thylacine, 2/3d Royal Visit, 2/3d Cable, 63c Living Together, 63c Christmas etc, condition a bit variable. (Qty 150 approx)