Prestige Philately Auction 173 CatalogueLot 38Catalogue by countryVictoria
Jump To Lot
- Click on the Image for a Larger Image Version.
- Check on our symbols and terminology.
- PDF Version available
Displaying 1 - 20 of 175 Lots in Category - Victoria
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 Ł1, 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)
THEMATICS & SUBJECTS
JAMBOREES: 1934 Australian Jamboree Frankston group including the Jamboree cloth badge in superb condition & two different adhesive labels, Victoria Centenary sheet of 20 labels including 4 Jamboree subjects (no gum & a few faults) & vertical strip just of those subjects Imperforate at the Sides unused (possibly from a proof sheet?), Jamboree registration label x2 (one used later with mss "Burleigh") & registration receipt with Jamboree cds WWW #30 (rated RRR), four different Jamboree PPCs all unused, 'HIKE/MAIL' label on cover from 'POWELLTOWN' (toning), superb example of the King's message with Baden Powell's facsimile signature, etc. A terrific lot. (Qty 18 items)
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 1,1˝ 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: set of six Jamboree postcards featuring pencil illustrations by Charles Homer Fraser, one of dignitaries marked with pencilled letters & identified on the reverse, some minor blemishes, unused. Rare. (Qty 6)
JAMBOREES: a similar set of Jamboree illustrations by Charles Homer Fraser with his initials "CHF", each 165x125mm & intended for posting in his illustrated envelope - see Lot 36 - unused. Superb! (Qty 6)
JAMBOREES: 1948 Jamboree Wonga Park single-volume collection with a study of the 2˝d 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)
JAMBOREES: 1955 Jamboree Clifford Park collection with Jamboree label two sheets of 32 (one with eight tęte-bęche pairs), two Molineux PPCs, Guthrie cover, Hike Mail cover etc; and 1960 Jamboree Lansdowne including Opening Day cover with 29DE69 error, two registered covers, three Bank PPCs etc. (Qty 37 items)
JAMBOREES: 1964-71 7th to 9th Jamborees collection with commemorative postcards & covers, meters, three imperforate proof sheets of 10 Jindalee labels, cloth badges, many Jamboree souvenirs, autographs, etc. (Qty 110 items)
JAMBOREES: 1973-80 10th to 12th Jamborees single volume collection with Woodhouse including a beautiful Jack Peake handpainted cover, Postal Order with 'RELIEF/ 70 ' cds etc; Dandenong including registered Nomad flight cover (only 50 flown), four different postcards by John Barnes (Texas); Perth including registered cover with 'NO 109' relief cds used 2 days before the Jamboree opened. (Qty 98 items)
CORROBOREES: 1936-93 single-volume collection with Belair including "Twinkler's Bulletin No 1", original photograph of the entrance, cloth badge, "Come over!" label sheet of 12 (4 upper units **, the lower section no gum & a couple of faults), cds on black/pink Corroboree postcard (creased) & on Gower illustrated cover, etc; Greenbank cds on plain cover & unaddressed Corroboree cover, and very rare inwards cover; Hobart cds on 6 covers (2 registered); Lang Lang Rocket Despatch card number '001' of only 10 flown & signed "Henry Winnecke" plus covers '001' & '163' of 163 carried; etc. (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.
AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA: c.1910 WR Lidston (Bairnsdale) complete set of 12 tinted views of the Bairnsdale district including "Bairnsdale Rowing Club", "Steamer leaving for Cunninghame" (name changed to Lakes Entrance 1/1/1915), "Eagle Point Bay" etc, unused; also the original packet (defective). Gorgeous cards. (Qty 12 + packet)
C of A - Revenues
INCOME TAX: 1941 'VIC' 1d to Ł5 complete (ex 10d), paper-hinge remainders, Elsmore Online Cat $925. [Victoria was the only State in which a 10d value was issued] (Qty 29)
C of A - Postal History
1914 cover to London with Roos 4d orange (creased) tied by 'NEWSTEAD/VIC' cds, scarce red/white registration label, minor faults but very attractive.
1920 (April 9) cover to Ballarat with KGV 1˝d brown tied by '... POINT/VIC' cds in violet, resealed with stamp selvedge from a sheet of KGV Large Multiple Wmk 1d reds which is tied by a largely very fine strike front of the very rare 'Opened by/Burglars/P.O. Ballarat' handstamp, another better strike on the reverse. A wonderful cover. [Kevin Nelson's similar but defective cover - believed to be the only other recorded example - sold for $5750 at our auction of 27/11/2011]
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Military - World War II
MILITARY CAMP & RAAF POST OFFICES: Extensive alphabetical collection in four volumes with a high percentage of commercial and official mail but also many philatelic covers, includes almost 100 registered covers, only a small percentage are post-WWII. Lots of very desirable items including boxed 'RAAF 5200/AUSTRALIA' in violet of RAAF Ascot Vale, 'MIL PO CABARLAH' registered, 'PMGS DEPT A3' relief cds "tied" by 'MILITARY PO/CANUNGRA QLD' label, 'RAAF 4101' & similarly inscribed registration label of Deniliquin, 'MIL PO FISHERMANS BEND' (philatelic), rubber 'MIL PO/GRETA NSW', 'MIL PO HOLLYWOOD' & oval 'POSTMASTER/ HOLLYWOOD WA' on OHMS cover, previously unrecorded boxed 'RAAF PO/MILDURA' d/s (philatelic), 'RAAF PO NHILL' registered, ' EY /NSW' relief & provisional 'TAMWORTH' label with mss "MIL PO" added Opening Day cover (philatelic), 'RAAF PO WESTERN JUNCTION' registered (philatelic), 'WAAAF PO WEST MELBOURNE' etc etc, also some pieces including with rare datestamps, condition variable but generally fine. (Qty 365)