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Displaying 1 - 20 of 141 Lots in Category - Postmarks
Carton with basic postmark collection from all States except Queensland with a few scarcer items & useful covers noted; also PNG mint collection & used duplicates. (Qty Qty)
Consignment remainders predominantly used with Colonies including several albums of postmarks, revenues to £1, railway stamps, overprints including a few Departmentals, perfins, and postage dues, plus Australia with Roos to 2/-, postage dues, customs duty stamps, and several albums of heavily duplicated decimals. (Qty many 1000s)
Eclectic mix including a modern range of Hong Kong covers with registered mail and a variety of banking imprints and h/s, plus heaps of predominantly used world with strength in Europe and South America including earlies, plus multiples and incomplete sets. (Qty many 1000s)
THEMATICS & TOPICALS
MILITARY: Bundle of WWI PPCs with propaganda types including "Punch" (5), a gruesome "Miss Edith Cavell Murdered", devastated towns in Flanders, British tanks (2) etc, also a few humorous types etc, generally good to very fine (35); also nine New Zealand items including Convoy covers & cards, PPCs etc, condition rather mixed. (Qty 44)
PAQUEBOT: Collection of mostly European covers & PPCs (many of the relevant ships), also 21 mostly GB Aerogrammes with ship or paquebot markings. (Qty 63 covers)
SCOUTING: Carton of FDCs, commemorative covers with pictorial datestamps, Jamboree souvenirs etc from New Zealand, Baltic States, Poland, Holland etc, a few better items noted; also an array of used Australia including International Stamps, and other bits n pieces. Ex Erhard (Ernie) Stermole. [See also Lots 32 to 60] (Qty Qty)
SCOUTING: New Zealand 1939-2011 in two volumes with an array of issued stamps, FDCs, commemorative covers including 1965 Sea Scout Regatta registered, 1969 "Tiki Times" wrapper, Jamboree souvenirs etc. Ex Erhard (Ernie) Stermole. (Qty Qty)
SCOUTING: Slovenia 1983-2010 colourful array of issued stamps including sheets of personalised stamps, postcards & commemorative covers etc, minor duplication. Ex Erhard (Ernie) Stermole, who was born in Slovenia. (Qty 180+ items)
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THEMATICS & SUBJECTS
Carton with six albums devoted to Scouting subjects including "Cinderellas", flight covers including Antarctic flights, promotional labels, magazine wrappers, exhibition covers, tickets etc, one album devoted to franking machine imprints including some scarce examples on cover. Fascinating lot. (Qty Qty)
JAMBOREES: plain cover to Adelaide with 2d tied by largely very fine strike of the 'AUST JAMBOREE FRANKSTON/ 1JA35/VIC.' cds with time (WWW #10; rated RR), 'CENTENARY/JAMBOREE' (koala) label, minor wrinkles.
JAMBOREES: illustrated Jamboree cover (179x129mm) to NSW with 2d Vic Centenary tied by largely very fine strike of the 'AUST JAMBOREE FRANKSTON/1JA35/VIC.' cds with time (WWW #10; rated RR), minor blemishes. Ex Gary Watson: acquired for $577 at the Macray Watson auction of 12/11/1996. [The illustrator was the Jamboree Quartermaster Charles Homer Fraser. The cover was intended for his six illustrations of life at the Jamboree: see Lot 40]
JAMBOREES: registered cover to Red Cliffs with Macarthur 2d & 3d tied by two good to fine strikes of the 'AUST JAMBOREE FRANKSTON/1JA35/VIC.' cds (arcs 2,1 WWW #30; rated RRR) with another superb strike on the reverse, 'Australian Jamboree/Frankston Victoria' registration label, light vertical fold. [Gary Watson's registered cover sold for $1265 at the Macray Watson auction of 12/11/1996]
JAMBOREES: registered cover to Ireland with Vic Centenary 2d & 3d tied by two very fine to superb strikes of the 'AUST JAMBOREE FRANKSTON/5JA35/VIC.' cds (arcs 1,1½ WWW #20; rated RRR) & 'Australian Jamboree/Frankston Victoria' registration label, Irish arrival b/s, minor stain on the reverse. [This & the previous lot are the first registered covers we have offered for many years.]
JAMBOREES: Opening Day cover with two very fine strikes of the steel hexagonal d/s & commemorative registration label 'No 31', a couple of minor tonespots.
JAMBOREES: the registration receipt for the previous item, with superb strike of the very scarce rubber version of the datestamp in violet.
JAMBOREES: registered Jamboree cover with two superb strikes of the steel d/s of 5JA39, minor blemishes.
JAMBOREES: OHMS cover with superb strike of the rubber hexagonal 'AUSTRALASIAN SCOUT JAMBOREE/1JAN1939/ BRADFIELD NSW AUSTRALIA' d/s & 2-line Jamboree h/s both in violet. Rare. [A similar cover of 29DEC1938 sold for $1380 at our auction of 29/3/2008]
JAMBOREES: 1948 Jamboree Wonga Park single-volume collection with a study of the 2½d stamp, a cover signed by Owen Manley (Frank Manley's son & the model for the stamp), slogan cancels, publicity label sheet of 12, Jamboree cloth badge, several different Jamboree PPCs, and an array of commemorative covers including scarce types by S Mitchell (WA), JA Mitchel (Vic), I Challis, Tom Woodger, Rex Bodin etc. (Qty 80+ items)
GIRL GUIDES: Three albums devoted to Guiding subjects including study of the 1960 5d stamp with an Offset block of 4 (Cat $300+) & Colinridge Rivett cover, souvenirs of Lady Baden Powell's visits in 1957 & 1967, 1966 Canberra Muster photo & unused envelope, cloth badges, registered covers including scarce ones, lots of franking machine imprints including some scarce examples on cover. (Qty Qty)
AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA: 1910 YMCA PPC for Kitchener Camp at Seymour with 1d tied by very fine strike of the "shield" ' 2 /MILITARY/ JA17/10/ENCAMPMENT' d/s (closing day). Rare.