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Displaying 1 - 20 of 155 Lots in Category - Postal History
Commercial covers from Russia to Australia 1917-20 Revolution period, two registered at Vladivostok & two with Censor labels, a bit soiled; GRI 2d on 10pf Postal Card, very fine unused; and NSW 1857 town letter with Imperf Diadem 1d (faults). (Qty 5 items)
Postal History group including Western Australia 1901 front with hand-drawn cartoon; Victoria 1899 BHP wrapper with printed 'HALF-YEARLY REPORT', 1900 & 1903 registered covers to Haiti (!) with New York exchange office labels & 1912 cover with ½d "Bantam" & '100 POSTED' h/s; 1929 philatelic usage of Maltese 2d Registration Envelope to Costa Rica with Australian 1½d & 4½d; Guadeloupe 1937 commercial cover to Victoria; Norfolk Island 1974 1c local rate cover; etc, condition very mixed. (Qty 11 items)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
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 - Postal History
Shoebox of advertising covers & fronts, mostly QEII period but some very attractive earlier items as well. (Qty 200+)
Box of Victorian covers with an array of unclaimed & similar handstamps, tax markings etc, some better postmarks including 'BOLTON/VIC.-AUST.', 27½mm 'KULWIN/VIC', black 'PAID AT WARRACKNABEAL/VIC-AUST', 1956 oval 'NOT KNOWN BY POSTMAN/BRUNSWICK' datestamp (ERD), also 1938 with boxed 'MISSENT TO/BOORT' etc, many are registered, condition variable. A good lot. (Qty 150 approx)
KGV 4d rate covers to the USA comprising 1921 with 2d orange x2 (different shades), 1922 4d violet (corner fault, the cover missing the flap) & 4d blue solo frankings; also 1931 internal registered cover with 4d olive. (Qty 4)
Decimal covers with solo frankings including 1968 registered to Israel with 40c Tasman, 1977 Seaman's Mail with 45c Flower, 1976 40c Cyclist, 1977 45c Christmas, 1979 50c Locomotive, 1980 50c Fishing; multiple frankings including 1970 registered with 30c QANTAS and 1973 Overseas Express Delivery, also 1980s-90s consular or Priority Paid mail. (Qty 100+)
Bundle of mostly 1940s-50s airmail covers from Queensland POs mainly to England including 1940 5/10d rate from Tully, 1958 from Bell with 'INSUFFICIENT POSTAGE/FOR AIRMAIL' h/s, 1956 with cut-down 'CTMS/T ("66")' h/s etc, also 1913 Kangaroo 1d Postal Card uprated to Germany, 1923 with scarce red/white 'HOME HILL' registration label, etc, condition variable. (Qty 36)
Shoebox of decimal-era covers with an array of commercial airmail covers mostly to England but we also noted items to Central Europe, Latvia, Russia & Denmark, wide array of solo & multiple frankings including better values such as 1970 Cook 30c pair to Switzerland & 1974 35c Christmas solo franking & a number with International stamps, 1967 & 1968 PPCs with 13c Bird or 5c Bird + 8c Fish etc; also bundles of small covers with an array of 45c frankings & selected for the Queensland or Tasmanian cds. Generally a very clean lot. (Qty 350+)
This & the next 4 lots comprise a collection of covers, PPCs and Postal Stationery selected for their quality, with attention to rates, postmarks & destinations, generally well above average condition for such collections. Selection of Kangaroo frankings including 1913 part-cover with First Wmk ½d 1d & 9d, 1913 NSW 1d scenic Postal Card to Germany uprated with 1d Roo & 1d Engraved, 1914 to Holland with 5d chestnut, 1924 within WA with 3d olive + KGV 1½d green & 'AERIAL MAIL' h/s, 1920 double-rate to Czechoslovakia with 2d & 2½d + KGV ½d on 4d orange Registration Envelope, 1923 registered Adelaide-Germany with 6d blue, 1937 double-rate airmail to Germany with 2/- x2 + KGV 1d etc (Qty 32)
King George V Sideface frankings including 1922 to Java x2 with 2d scarlet pair or 4d blue, 1922 to Germany with 4d violet, 1922 PPC to Czechoslovakia at 2d rate with message in Esperanto, 1923 Resch's PTPO 1½d Envelope to Germany with 1½d red, 1924 within WA with 1½d green strip of 3 & 'BY/AIR MAIL' h/s, 1933 to Germany with 1½d brown pair, 1934 flight cover with 5d on 4½d tied by 'WAVE HILL/NT' cds, 1937 airmail to Germany with 5d & 1/4d, 1938 registered First Day of Empire Rate Airmail with 5d & KGVI 3d etc; also Official mail with 'OS' perfins including ½d green on postcard & 1d violet on wrapper, perf 'VG' 5d on 1935 local registered cover. Excellent lot. (Qty 93)
1927-36 Commemoratives etc with Canberra 1½d on PPC to Turkey, Kookaburra 3d single & pair on two FDCs with Exhibition cds in red plus M/S on registered cover to GB with Exhibition cds in red & blank provisional registration label, & a single on commercial cover to USA, Airmail 3d group, Sturt 1½d x2 & 3d registered 'BUNTINE' (WA) to Germany, Kingsford Smith 3d pair registered to Holland & 6d registered to USA, Large Lyrebird 1/- registered to Germany, Macarthur 2d with 'ROYAL TRAIN/AUSTRALIA' cds & 'FOUND OPEN' label on reverse, etc, also a group of flight covers. (Qty 80 approx)
1937-52 KGVI Period in two volumes with Definitives 1/4d + KGV 5d airmail to Switzerland, NSW Sesqui 3d & 9d pair airmail to Germany, 9d airmail to Singapore & 9d + KGV ½d on KGV 1½d Postal Card by air to Germany, Forces & POW mail including POW 1/- lettersheet to Germany & scarce Military PO cds, several to Palestine & four to Malta, post-WWII several to Occupied Germany (one with a makeshift Esperanto label), 1951 airmail to Falklands, registereds, advertising, censored etc. (Qty 200 approx)
1953-65 QEII Period in two volumes with Food 3d on bank passbook envelope & strip of 3 on correctly rated airmail to Germany, Olympics 7½d surface to Germany, 2d brown pair on PPC to NZ, Animals 9d strip of 3 & 1/2d (printed matter) both airmail to Germany, Flowers 2/- + 2/3d on White Paper registered air to Germany & 3/- solo registered air to Gilbert & Ellice Islands, Cattle 5/- + 1/6d registered air to Germany, Colombo Plan 1/- solo to Sarawak, most of the 2/- & 2/3d Commemoratives on commercial airmail covers including double-rates & registered, formular aerogrammes, military concession rates including from Vietnam, etc. (Qty 140 approx)
Cigar tin with commercial airmails, FDCs, military etc, a few better items noted including War Medal Wrapper used (faults), QE 1/0½d Registration Envelope uprated with 5/- Arms, 1d Roo Postal Card to Liverpool Concentration Camp, commercial airmails including 1968 Intelsat 25c, 1972 Food 35c & Christmas 35c etc, also AAT 8d on Abbott promotional PPC of Wilkes Base, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 50+)
Small cover album with many items to Europe including commercial airmails with scarce solo frankings of Games 2/3d, Airmail 2/3d & Produce Food 35c etc, a few decimal period PPCs, some FDCs etc. (Qty 80 approx)
Box of 1960s-1980s mostly philatelic airmail covers to Austria, some are commercial (including from stamp dealers) with better contemporary frankings including Birds 15c + 30c & 30c + Olympics 25c both registered, 1968 Christmas 25c, Flowers 15c postcard & printed matter rates, 30c Cook & 30c Royal Visit etc. (Qty 73)
Parcel Post group with PP labels including c.1910 Victoria x2 (one damaged), 1930s-40s types x6; & Parcel Post Customs Declaration Forms including 1890s long cover to GB with NSW form on the reverse, 1910 large-part Queensland black/pink form with 1/- pair tied by 'PARCEL POST/ROCKHAMPTON' cds, 1935 CofA form with KGV 1/4d tied by 'NEBO/QUEENSLAND' cds, 1940s various forms from food parcels at 3/7d (2) or 5/10d rates (3) with adhesives to 5/-; etc, condition rather mixed, also some post-WWII unused labels including "...Liquids" types & forms. Ex Robin Occleshaw.
Dead Letter Office group including WWI & WWII covers to servicemen, Western Australia 1899-1918 four different DLO Envelopes - two registered - including a rare long type, condition variable. Ex Robin Occleshaw. (Qty 26)