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World postal history including Australian censor covers x2; Ireland 1853 pre-stamp entire to Germany; Papua 1938 flight cover to Belgium; Mauritius QV 6d Envelope optd 'CANCELLED' in black; Thailand 1947 flight cover to San Francisco; United States 1919 special delivery cover to Washington, etc.(Qty 39)
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World War II civil censor covers companion collection of mostly European covers with emphasis on Axis censorship, noted covers from Slovakia, Bohemia & Moravia and Luxemburg under German Occupation, April 1940 "Sample Post" packet from Italy to Australia, etc, also some Asian material, condition variable. Ex Ron Collumbine. (Qty 130+)
THEMATICS & TOPICALS
OLYMPIC GAMES: '.../[torch & map]/22NOV/1956/MAIN STADIUM (PRESS)...' APM1170 (first day of usage) superb strike on ½d & Olympics 4d on Deinhard advertising PPC (an Australian Rules football match at the MCG) with printed message, by sea to West Germany.
OLYMPIC GAMES: '.../[tandem cycling]/6DEC1956/OLYMPIC VILLAGE...' APM1157 arrival backstamp on registered airmail cover from East Germany to the "Internationale Olympische Komitee" at Melbourne, endorsed in red "Organising Committee" & with Cyclist & Runner cds of 6DEC1956 b/s, minor blemishes. [All inwards commercial mail to short-lived events is rare]
FRANCE: Anti-German propaganda cards "Voyage en Russie 1902" (Nos. 3, 8, 11 & 12), and three others, minor blemishes.(Qty 7)
SOUTH AFRICA - BOER WAR: Mostly pro-Boer group with captions in French or German including six caricature cards mocking England, Julio (3) & Keppler cards, depictions of President Kruger (5), Dutch Transvaal & Orange Free State flag cards, also 1900 Lord Roberts Victory card with message in shorthand, condition variable.(Qty 20)
SUBJECTS ZEPPELINS: Zeppelins, dirigibles, airships & military balloons, some WWI artist cards of shooting down "zepps", also a few modern blimps, condition variable.(Qty 38)
C of A - Military - World War I
1918 OAS cover with 'AUSTRALIAN/YMCA' imprint unusually in black, to GB with British 'ARMY POST OFFICE/ 25MR18/SZ 23' "skeleton" cds in use at Beersheba (Palestine) & boxed 'DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER' h/s applied at London, a bit soiled. [See Hoggarth & Gwynn at pages 192-5.]This cover was carried per SS "Kingstonian" which, on 11/4/1918, was torpedoed by German submarine U68 and badly damaged. It was towed to Carloforte (Sardinia) where the mail - which had suffered water damage - was removed. At the end of April, she was again torpedoed by U48 & became a total loss.
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal Stationery
ENVELOPES - STO: 1893 usage of 1d violet with all-over advert for Wall & Molesworth Forwarding Agents on the reverse, to Germany with ½d grey & 1d violet tied by 'THE EXCHANGE/NSW - 1134' duplex, superb 'HAMBURG' arrival cds on the face.
VICTORIA - Postal History
1894 linen-lined cover (174x127mm) with 'KAISERLICH DEUTSCHES KONSULAT/[eagle]/MELBOURNE' wafer on the reverse, registered to the German Consulate at Auckland, scarce franking of 1d orange & 1/- brown-red tied by 'R' cancels, Auckland arrival b/s, minor blemishes.
MARSHALL ISLANDS: 1897 'Marschall-Inseln' Overprints 5pf green so-called "Berlin Proof" Mi 2iU, well centred, signed in pencil "AF" (= Albert Friedemann), unmounted, Cat €2100 (€13,000 for the set of six). Ex Leon Rapkin & "Niagara". Dr Horst Lantelme Certificate (1993).
NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea
1900-1910 postcards with '.../MARINE-/SCHIFFSPOST' cds No 5, No 7 (2) or No 65 (with roneo'd illustration of a tree kangaroo), and 1899 Dutch Indies 7½c Postal Card with '.../NEU-/GUINEA/ZWEIGLINIE/ b ' cds, condition variable.(Qty 5)
1902-12 covers with Yacht frankings with commercial items from Herbertshöhe to Bavaria Bohemia & France, and Norddeutscher Lloyd front to Sydney, also registered covers from 'KAEWIENG' & 'STEPHANSORT', etc, condition variable.(Qty 10)
POSTMARKS: Range on two Hagners with 'FINSCHHAFEN' on German 20pf, 'HERBERTSHOH' on German 50pf strip of 3, 'MATUPI' on German 50pf & 'STEPHANSORT' on German 20pf, Yacht values to 2mk with 'DEULON', 'MARON' x2, 'NAMATANAI' x3 etc.(Qty 54 items)
SAMOA - The German Post Office - Postal History
1889 German 10pf Postal Card with full message to Gibraltar (!) with very fine strike of the 28mm 'APIA/KAISERL DEUTSCHE/POSTAGENTUR/1 11/89' cds, fair Italian transit & poor 'GIBRALTAR' arrival cds. A remarkable origin/destination item.
1893-1900 group comprising 1893 10pf Postal Card "via San francisco" (badly stained), 1896 registered with 3pf x5 5pf & 10pf pair paying the correct 40pf rate, 1900 large-part registered cover with Overprints 3pf 5pf 25pf & 50pf, 1900 with Overprints set, philatelic usages of overprinted Postal Cards 5pf x2 & 10pf, condition variable.(Qty 7)
1894 cover to the German Consulate-General in London with German 20pf tied by 28mm 'APIA/KAISERL DEUTSCHE/POSTAGENTUR/2 3/94' cds, very fine London arrival b/s.
1894 cover to California with German 20pf tied by 28mm 'APIA/KAISERL DEUTSCHE/POSTAGENTUR/28 3/94' cds, two different San Francisco b/s.
1898 cover with elaborate crest of SMS "Falke" on the flap (affected by a repaired opening tear), German 10pf pair tied by two strikes of '.../MARINE-/SCHIFFSPOST/No 3/28 5/98' cds, 'KIEL' arrival backstamp & redirected to 'QUEDLINBURG', a bit soiled. [SMS "Falke" was stationed at Apia 1895-98]