Prestige Philately Auction 161 CatalogueLot 25Catalogue by theme"Cinderellas"
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 26 Lots in Category - "Cinderellas"
AUSTRALIA: 1920s Pals group with Airmail brown (poor) & red, Admiral Coontz & USS "Seattle", Rural Scenes set of 6 & Animals set of 6, all without gum; WWII War Savings 6d Spitfire x8 on "Here's to You" folder & x20 on green/buff folder (unfolded); finally Victorian Postal Notes 2/- (1938) & 3/- (1955) + $1 Postal Order.
AUSTRALIA: Box jam-packed with an array of PMG's Department and Australia Post labels. Fantastic lot for the "Cinderella" collector or serious postal historian. Ex Robin Occleshaw. (Qty many 100s)
AUSTRALIA: World War I "Liberty Loan" x3 different with Mullett Imprint corner blocks of 4 + a complete sheet of 25 (5x5, some bends) of the "You can fight too..." design, and GB "War Loan" x2 different with Green imprint corner blocks of 4, unmounted. (Qty 45)
AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA: c.1900 (?) photographic reproduction of Naish 2d with vignette of "belle in a boater". [Similar novelties were commonplace during WWI. This is the earliest such item we have seen]
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Airmail-related material with a few covers, various airmail & baggage labels, 1923 complete "Pals" magazine + 12 "Pals" labels (not airmail types), Qantas promotional covers & PPCs etc. Also fine/very fine copies of "50 Years of Australian Air Mails" x2 & "Basil G Watson" x2 both by Eustis, "Qantas Empire Airways comes of Age" (c.1955?), "The Air Race England to New Zealand in 1953" & "The High Way" published by ANA (?) in the 1930s. Ex Robin Occleshaw. (Qty Qty)
Consignment balance including ½d orange Roo large-part sheets with annotated varities, annotated modern telegram envelopes, huge imperforate sheet of airmail labels, range of unused Aerogrammes, WWII £1 War Savings Certificate + three propaganda labels on covers, 1884 Queensland Post Offices & Railways Map (decrepit) & Queensland Revenues on documents, condition variable. Ex Robin Occleshaw.
C of A - Flight Covers
1920 (July 30) Melbourne-Traralgon flight cover AAMC #47 with a superb example of the violet/yellow 'HERALD/AERIAL/DELIVERY' label tied to the face by 'HERALD & WEEKLY TIMES' "clock" cds and WA ½d (fault) & 'ONE PENNY' on 2d cancelled on arrival with 'TRARALGON/VIC' cds, Cat $1200. Most examples seen have faults such as vertical folds, toning etc. In addition, most are overfranked, this being one of the few we have seen paid at the correct rate of 1½d. [A similar cover sold for $1725 at our auction of 22/4/2006]
QUEENSLAND - Postal History
REGISTRATION LABELS: Shoebox of mainly Queensland labels, some annotated, part-pad of blue/white 'CONDAMINE' labels & a quantity of sheets of 25 blank provisional labels including distinctive Queensland types, also a few covers. Ex Robin Occleshaw. (Qty Qty)
VICTORIA - Postal History
1854 (Sep 15) entire (230x110mm) to "Bank of Victoria/Geelong" & endorsed at lower-left "per Burdell's Express", fine example of the rare 'FORWARDED BY/BURDELL & CO'S/BRITISH & AUSTRALIAN/EXPRESS' imperforate label (characteristically a little cut-into & uncancelled) affixed at upper-right, brief note within regarding the enclosed life insurance policy (now not included), 'LIVERPOOL & LONDON INSURANCE COMPANY' wax seal on the flap, minor peripheral tears caused by the bulky contents & a little soiled. A world-class carrier or local stamp cover. The Burdell's label was the first local post or similar stamp issued in Australasia. A mere nine examples are recorded, of which only four are on cover, this being the earliest recorded usage. As noted on the label, Burdell's operated between Melbourne, Geelong, Sydney, Adelaide, Launceston, "the Diggings" and Great Britain, "forwarding and delivering Gold Dust, Specie, Bankers and other valuable packages..." etc.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Railway Stamps
Balance of the collection with 1905-06 Small Format Perf 12 6d 9d & 1/-, Perf 11 3d 6d 9d 1/- x2 shades & 5/- (serious fault), 1907 Large Format ¼d (mint, badly toned) 3d 6d 9d 1/- & 2/6d, No Wmk 6d, Thin Paper 3d 6d 9d 1/- 2/- x2 (one poor) & 2/6d, 1952 New Designs 9d (mint) 1/- & 3/-, and 1961 3d (mint) & 4/-, condition rather mixed. (Qty 28)
1905 (Aug 1) Small Format No Watermark Perf 12 ¼d green (a few jumped perforations) to 10/- red (corner crease) complete, a few minor imperfections, 6d with part-o.g. otherwise mostly very lightly mounted with large-part o.g., Elsmore On-Line Cat $1500+. Very scarce set. [NB: ¼d to 2d are inscribed 'NEWSPAPER' at the top] (Qty 12)
1905 (Aug 1) Small Format No Watermark Perf 12 ¼d green inscribed 'NEWSPAPER' at the top, well centred, a couple of almost imperceptible tonespots, large-part o.g., Elsmore On-Line Cat $90. [A similar example sold for $368 at our auction of 24/10/2009]
1905 (Aug 1) Small Format No Watermark Perf 12 1d 6d 9d 1/- & 5/-; also 1906 Perf 11 1d 3d 6d 9d 1/- & 2/6d plus additional very distinctive shades of the 3d 6d 9d & 2/6d; a few small imperfections but mostly fine to very fine, Elsmore On-Line Cat $580+. (Qty 15)
1907 Large Format Wmk 'WA/[crown]/GR' ¼d green (tonespots), ½d yellow, 1d orange (tonespots) & 3d ultramarine, large-part o.g., Elsmore On-Line Cat $390. (Qty 4)
1907 Large Format Wmk 'WA/[crown]/GR' 3d 6d 9d 1/- 2/- 2/6d 4/- (thinned) & 10/- plus distinctive shades of the 3d 6d & 2/6d, a few minor faults but generally fine to very fine, Elsmore On-Line Cat $300. (Qty 11)
1907 Large Format Wmk 'WA/[crown]/GR' 2/- brown with 'GDCo' perfin of Goode Durrant & Co , well centred, neat '12' cancellation, Elsmore On-Line Cat $200.
1912 No Watermark ¼d pair (very scarce multiple, toning), 1d 3d 6d 9d 1/- 2/- (a bit creased) & 4/-, generally fine to very fine, Elsmore On-Line Cat $225. (Qty 9)
1916 Wmk 'WA/[crown]/GR' all-different shades comprising 3d (3), 6d (3), 9d (2), 1/-, 1/6d (2), 2/- (2), 2/6d (2), 4/- & 5/-, generally fine to very fine, Elsmore On-Line Cat $280 plus the unlisted 1/6d x2. (Qty 17)
1918 Surcharge '½D' on No Wmk 1d orange, '49' cancel, Elsmore On-Line Cat $100 but we expect this is a very scarce little beastie.
1923 New Value 1/3d brown marginal example with straight-edge at the top, Elsmore On-Line Cat $80.