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NORFOLK ISLAND








1059

P

A/B

1976-77 Butterflies & Moths Harrison Presentation Proofs 2c 5c 10c 15c 16c 20c 40c & $1, the 5c & 40c with some toning. [A complete set of 17 sold for $2645 in our sale of 6/8/2011] (Qty 8)

750.00

No longer available


1060

B

A

2002 APTA Convention fourteen pairs of the pre-Convention Booklet with view of the 1840s settlement, 10c Bowls pane & advertising for Premier Philately, and Convention Booklet with view of the golfcourse, 10c Kingfisher pane & advertising for Max Stern. Retail $980. (Qty 28)

100.00

$170.00



NORFOLK ISLAND - Postal History




1061

C

B

1850 (Aug 6) cover to "Bishop of Hobarton/Van Diemans Land" with Sydney Views 3d (cut close on all sides) tied by superb bars cancel of Sydney & oval 'PAID SHIP LETTER/[crown]/SYDNEY' d/s alongside, boxed 'SHIP LETTER/16AU16/1850' arrival b/s, docketed at left "Abp of Sydney" & in another hand "Norfolk Island" & at the top "offer to make over/the Island", minor stain near the stamp. [The hope is that this item originated on Norfolk Island, being carried privately to Sydney where it entered the mails. A nice story, but... Collas & Breckon state at page 9 that only seven covers from this period have been recorded]

400.00

No longer available




1062

C

(A)

1877 (April 4) cover from England with 6d grey Plate 15 to "Miss Rossiter/Starvation Flat/Norfolk Island" & endorsed "Via San Francisco" & "Via New Zealand", 'AUCKLAND' transit b/s, professionally cleaned & a small fault at top repaired. Ex Stephen Bradford: sold, in its original condition, for $1456 at our auction of 9/11/2002 and now a must alluring exhibition item. Inwards mail this early is very rare.

1500.00

No longer available


1063

C

B

1912 illustrated advertising envelope for Co-Operative Assurance Co with 1d Arms tied by typically poor 'NORFOLK ISLAND/NSW' cds, minor blemishes.

200.00

No longer available


1064

C/CL

A/B

1929-39 OHMS covers with all-different headers &/or 'ADMINISTRATOR'S OFFICE/NORFOLK ISLAND' imprint at lower-left, all to the NSW Department of Agriculture with KGV 1d, 2d x2, 2d perf 'OS', 2d optd 'OS' or KGVI 2d tied by various Sydney arrival cancels comprising GPO cds, 'LOOSE SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY' cds x2, or 'PAQUEBOT' machine cancel x3, a few minor blemishes but generally fine to very fine. Very scarce group. (Qty 6)

750.00

$675.00




1065

C

A/B

1929-39 a similar 1932-37 group with KGV 2d x2, KGV 2d optd 'OS' x3, SA Centenary 2d or KGVI 2d tied by various Sydney arrival cancels comprising GPO cds x2, 'LOOSE SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY' cds x2, 'PAQUEBOT' machine cancel x3 or '.../POSTED/PILLAR BOX' (!) slogan, a few minor blemishes but generally fine to very fine. (Qty 7)

750.00

$675.00






1066

C

B

1947 (June 10) cover endorsed "Forces Concession Rates" in red, to Victoria Barracks in Melbourne with Ball Bay 1d only tied by Norfolk Island cds, 'RECEIVED/NAVY REGISTRY' b/s, a bit soiled.

150.00

No longer available


1067

C

B

FLIGHT COVERS: 1946 (Nov 30) Sheard cover for First Brisbane-Norfolk Island Airmail AAMC #1080a, minor blemishes, Cat $900.

200.00

No longer available


1068

C

A

FLIGHT COVERS: 1947 (Sep 25) Qantas Survey Flight from Sydney (b/s) AAMC #1111, Cat $650. [The ACSC states that only 6 covers were carried. Stephen Bradford's very similar cover sold for $840 at our auction of 9/11/2002]

450.00

$360.00



PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period


1075

*/**

Selection on album pages with BNG set, Large 'Papua' Opts to 2/6d (ex 4d), Small 'Papua' Opts to 2/6d, Small 'PAPUA' Perf 10 Wmk Upright SG 49-54 & Wmk Sideways SG 59-65, etc, Cat 1400. (Qty 36)

750.00

$850.00










1076

C

A/B

1939-41 censor covers 1) with boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR/...Asst Censor' with the underlined initials "TP B" added below 'ED BY' of 'PASSED BY CENSOR' (Lee #C6var) on Airs FDC; 2) ditto, but without the initials, on 20/4/1941 commercial cover Samarai to GB at 8d rate for airmail to/within Australia only; 3) & 4) manuscript "Passed by Censor" in red in different hands in one line or three, both with rubber 'POST OFFICE/6/SEP/ 1939/PORT MORESBY PAPUA' b/s (Lee #23; rated C) in violet alongside, on the reverse of Airs FDCs. (Qty 4)

350.00

$260.00T



PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Issued Stamps


1077

**

A A1

1985 Ceremonial Structures '10' (instead of 15t) to '60' Smaller Format & without 't' after the Value, unmounted. Unissued: see note in Gibbons after SG 499. With a normal set for comparison. (Qty 4)

250.00

$250.00






1078

**

A A1

1985 Ceremonial Structures ditto, marginal blocks of 4, unmounted. With a normal set of blocks for comparison. [This is a weird situation. The unissued stamps were printed by Leigh Marden in Melbourne while the issued stamps were printed by the Spanish firm Heraclio Fournier] (Qty 16)

1000.00

$1,050.00




1079

C

A

POSTAL HISTORY: 1946 Romney Gibbons cover to NSW with 3d tied by a largely fine strike of the rare 'SALAMAUA/19JA46/ PAPUA-NEW GUINEA' cds with another superb strike alongside. One of the great rarities of PNG philately. [The post office at Salamaua re-opened 14/1/1946 & was closed on 16/4/1946. The cds is generally regarded as the rarest post-WWII PNG datestamp. Philatelic registered covers sold for $7260 at the Macray Watson Auction of 30/9/2000, and for $8337 at our auction of Tim Rybak's collection on 26/4/2008]

500.00

$800.00



LITERATURE


1122

L

A

"Australasian Wreck Mail" by BR Peace (1997), published by The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, 289pp, hardbound with d/j. As new.

40.00

$42.00




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