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Displaying 1 - 20 of 177 Lots in Category - Postal History
Collection remainders with Australia 1918 OHMS cover with Rough Paper 1d Die II perf 'OS', 1930s duplicated 2d & 3d commemorative imprint or plate blocks **, pre-decimal FDCs & commemorative covers including 1930s flight covers, Nauru 1922 commercial cover with Overprinted 2d tied by 'PO NAURU/(PLEASANT ISLAND)' cds, NWPI KGV Heads with ½d & 1d used multiples, 2d orange on 1922 commercial cover, 4d orange pair (fine 'EITAPE' cds) & 4d violet x3 plus 2d orange perf 'OS' pair, Roos to 2/- mint and/or used plus perf 'OS' 3d used, etc, condition variable. (Qty 100s)
Cover album with an eclectic range from Great Britain including prestamp with large 'DEPTFORD/1827' b/s & WWII no air service to MEF with airmail fee refunded, 1897 Indian Postal Card from 'ADEN', Nyasaland stampless OHMS registration envelope with 'POSTMASTER/ZOMBA' d/s, Gibraltar QV ½d Wrapper to Turkey, 1932 Zanzibar Paquebot cover, WWII censor covers from smaller colonies & Jamaica-Canada with superb 'MILITARY CENSOR/ Y /FORCE/NO 4' cachet, Italian POW cover from South Africa, Jamaica 1948 to Victoria with large jusqu'a h/s, etc, condition variable. (Qty 38)
Plastic box & folio of world covers with a few Gibraltar WWII including one with huge 'OAT' h/s, condition variable. Have a look. (Qty few 100s)
Postal history group with a number of $50-100+ items including GB 1901 St Ermin's Hotel colourful advertising cover & matching letterhead, Malaya 1946 registered to Australia with BMA stamps & 'NORTH CANAL ROAD' cds, Sarawak 1938 airmail to Australia with 'KANOWIT' cds, Eritrea 1950 airmail to USA with BMA stamps, Samoa 1916 usage of 1d Letter Card to GB with huge 'VIA FIJI & VANCOUVER' h/s, Jamaica 1936 to USA with 'TPO' cds & 1938 internal with huge '.../THIRD STAMP EXHIBITION/...' cancel, New Guinea 1938 to USA with Brisbane Paquebot cancel, Bahrain 1942 censored air to GB & 1953 registered to India with 12a Coronation, Nepal 1945 registered with 'BRITISH LEGATION' cds etc, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 35 items)
COINS & BANKNOTES
Colourful assortment of worldwide banknotes circulated & uncirculated with a high proportion of Asian or European notes including British Armed Forces 5p 10p 50p & £1. (Qty 300)
C of A - Postal History
Scruffy bundle but including 1935 registered double-rate airmail to UK with 1/- Lyrebird + Jubilee 3d & 2/-, and 1946 philatelic covers with rare 'RN BARRACKS/SYDNEY' cds & ' C /NSW' "relief" cds, not much else. (Qty 36)
Airmails group with 1940 Qantas christmas card with photo of flying boat, 1945 Port Moresby-Sydney Reopening Flight with Qantas label, 1934 (Nov) GB official notice re airmail rates to Australia, piece of ribbon from the inauguration of Sydney-San Francisco service, 1947 commercial cover with 'Carried by Courtesy of/FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE/...' cachet, etc.
Official mail with stampless envelopes including Post Office & Electoral types, others with various Commonwealth & State perfins, a few Official Postal Stationery items etc, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 37)
1907-56 covers with instructional handstamps used at Victorian post offices comprising 'UNCLAIMED AT/...' x7 including Blampied Werribee & Yallourn, 'MISSENT TO/...' x8 including Cranbourne Mitcham & Yallourn (in violet), 'PAID AT/YACKANDANDAH', & 'RECEIVED OPEN/WITHOUT CONTENTS', also rubber 'Unclaimed at/Western Camp', 'Unclaimed at Mil PO/Broadmeadows', '("unclaimed"/UPPER YARRA DAM' & 'Unknown at/Mt Beauty No 4 Camp', generally fine to very fine. A scarce to rare group. (Qty 19)
1914 commercial double-rate cover to "Canal Zone/Panama/Cent America" with Kangaroos First Wmk 1d red & 4d orange tied by Goulburn (NSW) cds, 'EMPIRE CZ/RECD' arrival b/s, minor blemishes. Excellent destination.
1914 (Dec 5) cover to the USA with Kangaroo ½d & Engraved 1d pair tied by Melbourne machine cancel & 'PASSED' h/s in violet. [The ACSC gives a price of $300 for an Engraved 1d solo franking]
1915 (Oct 20) cover to the USA with KGV 1d strip of 3 (overpaid ½d) tied by 'THURSDAY ISLAND/ 2 ' cds & scarce black/white 'OPENED BY CENSOR' tape used on the Island.
1916 usage to London of Donaghy & Sons Ropemakers cover with all-over illustration on the face, KGV 1d red tied by Geelong machine cancel, ironed-out vertical fold. The first example we have seen.
1917 OHMS covers to the USA with 'OS/NSW' perfins 1) Roos 2½d & 3d or 2) Roos 2d & 3d + KGV ½d green, Sydney red & black/white registration labels. (Qty 2)
1917 large piece from a parcel addressed to a soldier in France (?) with remarkable franking of KGV 1d red (defective) & 4d yellow-orange + Kangaroos Third Wmk 2/- brown (defective) all with 'OS' perfin & tied by Melbourne cds.
No longer available
1919 '...BUY/Peace Bonds/...' leaflet dropped from an aeroplane AAMC #22e, rather crumpled & ironed-out but most presentable, Cat $750.
1919 (Aug 25) usage to the Netherlands of KGV 4d orange Registration Envelope with Red Star on the Reverse uprated with Kangaroo 2d grey (faults) tied by Sydney cds, red/white registration label with scarce "R with rat's tail" variety, 'ZEIST' arrival b/s. Ex Kevin Nelson.