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Displaying 1 - 20 of 114 Lots in Category - Postal Stationery
Array of mostly European covers & Postal Stationery the majority to Germany or Austria including more unusual origins such as Serbia, Bulgaria, American Philippines & Spanish Morocco, pictorial Postal Cards from Brazil & Colombia, Monaco with scalloped 'MARSEILLES A VENTIMILLE' TPO d/s, 1908 chromolitho PPC of Jewish settlements with Hebrew captions & Turkish stamps tied by '.../(JERUSALEM)/QUART IS...IE' cds, GEA 4h Postal Card with 'DARESSALAM' on "bridge" cds, Spanish 10c Postal Card with German PO in Constantinople arrival cds, etc, also British perfins on KEVII Registration Envelopes x2 & 1899 cover with Indian stamps tied by 'BUSRAH' squared-circles (flap faults), condition variable but generally fine to very fine.(Qty 100+ items)
Australian Territories box of covers & Postal Stationery with better items noted including 10d Aerogramme commercially used from Macquarie Island; Christmas Island including unused Registration Envelopes 30c x6 (one philatelically used & one optd 'SPECIMEN'), 25c x6 (one philatelically used, very scarce) & 53c x8 (two are CTO), 10c & 14c Aerogrammes philatelically used; Nauru including 6d Ship on philatelic 'AIRLETTER'; Norfolk including 1938 cover to GB, 1945 with NZAPO cds, unused formular Letter Cards x10 & Registration Envelopes x4 with various stamps affixed; Papua including 1941 OHMS cover with superb 'RAAF, PORT MORESBY, PAPUA' h/s, 1½d Postal Card x2 (one commercially used but stained) & 4d size G Registration Envelope; PNG including commercial usage of Australian 7d 'AIRLETTER' to the USA, philatelic cover with superb 'WEST GOROKA' cds, unused Registration Envelopes 1/0½d x4 & 1/7d x3; etc, generally fine to very fine.(Qty 150 approx)
Early airmails comprising French ballon monté x3 entires, a part-entire, an unused lettersheet & a post-war reprint, also 1927 Strasbourg Balloon Flight lettersheet with balloon label affixed; India 1911 local cover with KEVII 3p x2 tied by very fine 41mm cachet in rosine; Great Britain 1911 Coronation very fine used envelope in purple-brown & superb unused notepaper; Colombia 1923 SCADTA 20c 'AEROMISIVA', unused; Guatemala 1930 'Memorandum Postal' pseudo-stationery; Siam 1932 'AIR O GRAM' unused, & philatelic usage to GB; & Basque Republic 1937 airmail envelope, unused; generally fine to very fine. Ex Andy Jansen, being "forerunners" from his Aerogrammes exhibit.(Qty 15 items)
Pacific Islands postal stationery from Fiji including 1895 1d+1d Reply Card philatelically used, 1d Postal Card x2 & 1½d Letter Card all commercially used, 1896 OHMS cover with Government Printing Office frank (usually seen only on Wrappers) & a bundle of unused QEII issues; and Tonga with 1d Postal Card "PINE-APPLE PLANTATION" used, 1911 commercial usage of 1½d Letter Card (very scarce but stained), & scarce unused Registration Envelopes 6d x2, 4d & 3d; condition variable. (Qty 30 items)
Accumulation of world covers etc with Great Britain bundle including pre-stamps, 1844 stampless to NSW, 1869 to India with 1d & 1/- and small oval 'SEA POST OFFICE' b/s, ½d green Wrapper uprated with Bantam ½d, 1890 Penny Postage 1d Envelope used, 1934 River Findhorn flying-fox cover, KGVI & early QEII FDCs, etc; Canada bundle of unused 8c scenic Postal Cards (approx 50); Austria large bundle of unused Costumes 1s green scenic Postal Cards (200 approx); interesting oddments including India 1927 illustrated advertising cover flown Karachi-Basra, Switzerland 1922 Flugmeeting PPC with Tell 10c, Fiji 1930 First Air Mail Labasa-Suva, USA 1930 SS "Bremen" Katapult-Flug cover, France 1893 coloured 'CARTE-TELEGRAMME' used, Norway 1931 Wilkins submarine cover registered, etc; generally fine to very fine. Ebay beckons.(Qty 100s)
Carton of Aerogrammes from Australia & Territories, Great Britain & numerous other countries, many scenic types, some are unfolded, apparently all unused. High thematic content.(Qty 100s)
THEMATICS & TOPICALS
OLYMPIC GAMES: '[MCG]/8DEC1956/MAIN STADIUM...' APM1159 (last day of use) largely very fine strike on 10d Olympics aerogramme to Minnesota. [The writer states "I am writing this on the wall of the Mobile Post Office...what a pity the Olympic Games are over...bad luck Russia got the highest firsts. Australia did well but we lost 3 medals over protests..."]
No longer available
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Huge quantity including 1929 Airmail Plate 1 & Plate 3 singles (Plate 3 used), Kingsford Smith optd 'OS' (CTO), 1937 1d green & 2d red Coil Pairs BW #182bh & #188bh (both with faults), 1941 2d Coil strips of 3 & 5, Painting specimen stamp packs (33), 1966 Navigator specimens including 75c & $1 with 15mm Overprint BW #462-463xa, 1966 AAT Pictorials (20), BCOF to 5/-, FDCs & heaps of unused modern postcards & maxicards.
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)
2013 "Australia 2013" including $10 Roo & GPO M/S with 'PATRONS CLUB' Opt x2, Coronation 60c+$2.60 M/S with APTA River Cruise overprint; also Season Pass which is an NVI Postal Card. (Qty 8 items)
C of A - Postal History
Useful bundle of covers and postal stationery including 1936 Adelaide Exhibition cover unstamped & taxed with Postage Due 2d added, 1938 GC Newton FDC for ½d & 1/4d registered to South Africa, KGV 5d Oval Registration Envelope unused, QEII 5d blue Letter Card optd 'SPECIMEN' in Red and Small Die 4d maroon Envelope with Offset on the Reverse used (3), etc, condition rather mixed but those mentioned are fine to very fine.(Qty 22 items)
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]
1940 commercial usage of KGVI 1½d Postal Card endorsed "Aust-NZ-UK" , by trans-Pacific "Clipper" to Harmers of London with 1½d & KGV 1/4d blue-green x2 tied by Sydney cds, superb Censor h/s in violet. [The postcard rate was 2/11d. The letter rate was 5/10d. The writer requests the return of an unsold auction lot & for it to be insured! Was there a war raging?]
1950-63 aerogrammes (4 different issues) all from Australian Red Cross to the Yugoslav Red Cross in Belgrade re missing persons enquiries, all but one with arrival backstamp.(Qty 6)
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.
C of A - Flight Covers
Box with 1934 Melbourne Pigeon Flight with Pigeongram, three different 1930s flight envelopes unused & very scarce thus, 1952 Australia-South Africa three with different watercolour illustrations by Jack Peake, 1960s-2001 slightly duplicated range with strong South Australian content, group of Aerogrammes with flight cachets, etc, generally very fine. Ex Andy Jansen.(Qty 150 approx)
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 - Military - World War II
Partly mounted & annotated study of Forces 'AIR MAIL LETTER CARD' forms with British types including various Blue Triangle & Greetings issues, Australian Forces in Palestine 1941-42 Christmas illustrated types including 3 different unused, various usages in Australia, with printed 'POSTAGE/1d/PAID' in Red unused (very scarce) plus used in Papua & in the Northern Territory, with 'POSTAGE PAID/12 CENTS/JOHORE' h/s in red to the sender's young sons, POW 1/- lettersheet to Germany & 6d postal card to Italy, BCOF private lettersheet with Overprints to 5/- Thin Paper, etc, generally fine to very fine. Ex Andy Jansen: part of the forerunners section of his Aerogrammes exhibit, plus extras.(Qty 37 items)
1941 Air Mail Letter Card with printed 'POSTAGE/1d/PAID' in red at upper-right, unfolded unused & rare thus.
MALAYA: Annotated covers including stampless with 'H.M. TRANSPORT' h/s en route to Malaya, various AIF cancels on stamps of the Straits Settlements, Johore, Negri Sembilan & Perak, 1941 Straits Registration Envelope uprated with 50c x3 to NSW with RAF Censor in green, air covers with printed 'POSTAGE PAID/25 CENTS/MALAYA' x5 & similar '.../JOHORE' h/s x7, two with Meter U52 25c impressions, etc, also Red Cross POW envelopes to Malaya (front only) or Java, POW Envelope from Japan, stampless cover with 'AUST UNIT POSTAL STN/22NO45/416' cds used at Timor (rated 1000pts; tear thru the cds) & stampless endorsed "Ex PW" with 'L.P.W. & I.' h/s. & APO 230 cds used at Darwin, very mixed condition. Ex Merv Riddell.(Qty 41 items)