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Displaying 16 Lots in Category - Postal Stationery - Envelopes
C of A - Decimal Issues
Huge carton of PSEs showing a diverse range of commemorative cancellations with thematic interest, plus a large amount of unused material. High initial cost.(Qty 1000s)
C of A - Postal History
1913 (Dec) registered use of American 2c Envelope uprated with 1c 2c & 10c tied by undated Pittsburgh cancels, light but obvious strike of the scarce 'HM CUSTOMS/PASSED/PERTH' cachet in rosine on the face, a little soiled. [Very early in World War I, the Customs h/s was used as a censor marking: only three examples recorded]
C of A - Commemorative Covers
1939 Visit of American Indians usage of KGVI 2d Envelope with typed "First Visit to Australia of American Indians and officer of Canadian RNWMP Easter 1939", signed by "Joe crowfoot", "Frank Manyfingers", "James Starlight" & the Mountie, 'SHOW GROUND/1AP39/SYDNEY' cds.
No longer available
C of A - Military - World War I
1917-18 cover, "Star" 1d red Envelope & KGV 4d orange Registration Envelope with Red Star on Reverse (soiled) to soldiers abroad, the first two with manuscript "A" in green indicating the addressee had returned to Australia.(Qty 3)
C of A - Postal Stationery
Reserve Bank despatch forms for parcels of 500 Letter Cards (3), 1000 Envelopes (7), 2000 Wrappers (2) or 500 National Stamp Week Miniature Sheets, all different. Scarce lot. (Qty 13)
ENVELOPES: 1979 Foundation of Hobart 20c with Dark Blue Printing (Town Hall) Omitted from the Stamp, commercially used in Adelaide & rare thus. With a normal envelope CTO for comparison.
ENVELOPES - MILITARY: 1916-19 KGV 1d red with footer 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE' BW #ME1 (flap stuck), 'A.I.F., ABROAD' Setting 1 with Thick & Thin Lines #ME3A (superb!) & Setting 2 with Two Thick Lines #ME4A (superb!), and 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE,/ABROAD' Setting 1 with Header above Top of Stamp #ME5A (flap stuck), unused, Cat $1500. [See the ACSC at pages 267-269] (Qty 4)
ENVELOPES - MILITARY: c.1968 5c indigo on white with 'DEFENCE FORCES ENVELOPE' at upper-left, unrecorded knife with self-adhesive flap & two small side-flaps (the rear panel removed), unused. The only example known to us. Ex Phil Collas (pencil note on the reverse) & Andy Jansen. This is probably an unadopted essay. [With the normal issued envelope on buff stock with standard knife, CTO at AFPO 3 at Vung Tau, for comparison]
WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery
ENVELOPES: 2½d blue EN4, to Holland with Perth machine cancel of 18AUG13 & 'AMSTERDAM' arrival b/s of 13-IX/1913, somewhat stained but presentable. Rare. [Although printed in 1902, it seems that none were actually issued for some years. The earliest recorded - 10OC08 - & probably the finest, coincidentally to the same addressee, sold for $6325 at our auction of 22/2/2013]
ENVELOPES: 1909 Large Die (23½x19½mm) 1d rose-pink EN6var, unused. Very scarce & unlisted in the PSAC. [The ink is infused with eosin , which glows brightly under ultra-violet light]
ENVELOPES: 1909 Large Die (23½x19½mm) 1d rose-pink EN6var, to South Australia with Kalgoorlie cds of 7AP13. Rare & unlisted in the PSAC.
ENVELOPES: 1912 Surcharge 'ONE PENNY.' in Blue on 2d orange EN8var on Highly Surfaced Stock, to London with Perth Krag machine cancel of 4NOV12.
1963-1990s collection including mint to $5, plus FDCs, aerogrammes, PSEs, etc. Stated face value $1200.(Qty 1500+)
1994 usage of '$3.45' on 41c Education-Science Envelope with 'Foenkaad Bureau' imprint & 'Receipted/Delivery' label, to NSW with light cds. The first example we have seen of this rare provisional issue of Postal Stationery prepared specifically for mailing phone card orders.
1914 usage of American Lincoln Centennial 5c envelope to NSW with 1c Franklin, 2c Washington & 10c Eagle 'REGISTRY' stamp all tied by double-circle 'PAGO PAGO, SAMOA/JAN/23/1914/REGISTERED' cds, fine registration cachet, poor Sydney arrival b/s, a bit aged. Rare usage in Samoa of the Registry stamp. [Our vendor states that the cds was introduced in -/1/1914 & is recorded only until 24/10/1914]