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Displaying 10 Lots in Category - Cancelled to Order (from Specimen sets)



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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

WESTERN AUSTRALIA


4

V

PRESENTATION STAMPS: 1891 provision of stamps to the UPU for distribution comprising Wmk W[crown]A 2d unused; V/Crown Perf 12 1d to 1 all CTO with concentric-circles cancels (Double Impression on the Pound); Crown/A 5d unused plus 3d 6d & 1/- CTO with Perth cds; all handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' in blue or violet & affixed to a page from an archival album, minor aging & a few tonespots mostly affecting lower denominations. Ex Portuguese India Post Office Archives and Bill McCredie: acquired for $2990. [Between 1895 & 1910, specimen stamps sent by the UPU to Lisbon were handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' (= overseas) prior to being distributed to the Portuguese Colonies. See also Lots 193 & 317]

2500.00

$3,600.00






6

#*

A/B

PRESENTATION STAMPS: 1901 Federation Presentation Set comprising Crown/CA 3d brown, 4d red-brown & 6d lilac, DLR Crown/CA d 2d grey 2d 4d 5d 6d & 1/-, and W[crown]A 1d 2d yellow & 2d, condition a bit mixed, a few very fine with large-part o.g., all CTO with oval-of-bars cancels. Scarce. [Missing only the 1888 1d & 2d. Bill McCredie's complete set, with Letter of Presentation, sold for $1207] (Qty 13)

600.00

$450.00






7

V

A

PRESENTATION STAMPS: 1904 collectors' set comprising DLR Crown/CA d 3d 4d 5d 6d & 1/- (trimmed perfs at right), W[crown]A 1d 2d yellow & 2d, and V/Crown 2d 4d & 8d to 1, condition a bit mixed, no gum but a few very fine with large-part o.g., all CTO with concentric-circles cancels. Scarce. [Missing only the V/Crown 1d. Bill McCredie's similar V/Crown set of 10 only - also missing the 1d - sold for $1035] (Qty 19)

1400.00

$1,050.00




8

V

A+

PRESENTATION STAMPS: V/Crown 2/- brownish red/yellow & 1 orange BW #W66ba, and Crown/A d 4d & 5/- all perforated 'OS', all CTO with an unidentified cds probably of the Melbourne GPO (the 'O' is obvious on all stamps; a couple also show fragments of a final 'E'), large-part o.g. Superb & rare! Believed to be from a presentation set for which there is no archival evidence.

1500.00

$2,300.00



WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1901-12 Commonwealth Period


193

V

A B1

NINE PENCE: Crown/A Perf 12 9d orange with the Watermark Sideways (Reversed) BW #W50Aaa (SG unlisted), CTO with Perth cds & additionally with 'ULTRAMAR' handstamp in violet, no gum, Cat $500. Ex Portuguese India Post Office Archives and Bill McCredie (part of Lot 525, with the watermark variety not identified. [The ACSC states "Stamps with watermark reversed are all cancelled-to-order at Perth in 1906. Only a few examples have been recorded"]

500.00

$400.00



WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History










299

PS

A/B

FRANK HANDSTAMPS: 1902 all-different group on unaddressed OHMS covers including 'CLERK LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY', 'COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE', 'COMMONWEALTH MILITARY FORCES' (in green), 'EDUCATION DEPARTMENT', 'ELECTORAL', 'ENGINEER IN CHIEF'S OFFICE', 'GOVERNOR...' (small Arms), 'HARBOUR MASTER'S OFFICE' (with mss "Specimen" in red) & 'DEPARTMENT OF MINES' etc all CTO with 'PERTH/ OC30/02/W.A' cds, the strikes mostly in violet & generally fine to superb, unaddressed, a few very minor blemishes but generally very fine. A rare & desirable group. Ex Dr Cecil Walkley: acquired for $1610. [The franking system in all States was abolished 31/10/1902] (Qty 16)

2000.00

$1,800.00



WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery






316

PS

A/B

UPU Distribution Issues comprising Postal Cards 1d, 1d+1d & 1d+1d; Letter Cards 2d blue; Envelopes 1d 2d & 2d, a few problems; Registration Envelope 3d size F; and Wrappers Double-Border 1d & Single-Border d (with Defective 'S' in 'WESTERN'); all with concentric-circles cancels, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 10)

600.00

No longer available




317

PS

C

UPU Distribution Issues Envelope 2d blue (flap stuck) & Registration Envelope 3d brown size F (small spike-hole) both additionally with 'ULTRAMAR' h/s in blue, some spotting/toning especially on the 2d Envelope. Ex Portuguese India Post Office Archives. (Qty 2)

0.00

$140.00



POSTAL CARDS


337

PS

A-

1902 1d+1d Reply Postal Card with No Stop after 'CARD ' on the Message-Half, CTO at Fremantle in 1910.

150.00

No longer available


356

PS

A

1911 New Value 1d blue on bright green card PC19var, CTO with Perth cds of 29MR12. [The PSAC doesn't note the two quite different stocks in this issue]

100.00

$95.00




Displaying 10 Lots in Category - Cancelled to Order (from Specimen sets)



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