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C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Watermark
39 2/- maroon block of 4, superb 'LATE FEE/MELBOURNE VIC' cds struck centrally, Cat $160++. A very scarce multiple.
C of A - Postal History
Wide-ranging group with many Kangaroo frankings including municipal envelopes, PPCs to Siam & Singapore, 1920 Taxation Office registered cover with Third Wmk 2½d & 6d blue both perf 'OS', many with KGV Heads including 'OS' & 'OS/NSW' perfins & a few with commercial perfins, attractive group of advertising covers, other KGV period with early slogan cancels & an array of unclaimed mail with instructional handstamps, some post-WWII covers including airmails to India Hong Kong & Nigeria, postmark interest especially from Queensland, etc, condition variable. An interesting lot.
Interesting collection with lots of 'PAID AT' datestamps, registered certified & express covers, modern material including Priority Paid, Business Reply & Box Link covers, album of WWII covers from Military Camp POs including Darley (very scarce), two albums of commemorative datestamps including 1938 Bradfield Jamboree on commercial cover (opening faults) & an album of pre-decimal FDCs including an unusual type for the 1936 SA Centenary set, condition variable. Lots of pickings.
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
1837 large-part outer to Sydney with a legible strike of the undated-circle 'PARRAMATTA/NSW' & fine boxed 'PARRAMATTA/POST PAID' in red, GPO arrival d/s & very fine 'MIDDAY/MAIL.'-in-oval h/s. A very attractive combination of pre-1840 markings.
1845 entire headed "New England/May 25th 1845" & signed "John Richards" to England with fine boxed 'PAID AT/ARMIDALE' & poor Armidale d/s, Sydney transit of JY*16/1845 & London arrival b/s of 24NO24/1845 both in red, a bit soiled.
No longer available
POSTMARKS: Large album of mostly PPCs with cds from 'ALECTOWN' to 'WYRALLAH', many small/closed offices, many fine to very fine strikes, some interest in the card content, condition rather mixed.
(Qty 250 approx)
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
19th Century covers comprising 1847 fronts with postmaster's manuscript endorsements "PO/Mt Gambier" or "PO/Robe Town"; 1854 with very fine 'CLARE/OC12/1854/=SOUTH AUSTRALIA=' cds, 1854 OHMS cover with unframed 'NOORLUNGA/JY7/1854/=SOUTH-AUSTRALIA=' cds; 1857 from Hobart with very fine 'MORPHETT-VALE/__15/1857/SOUTH AUSTRALIA' b/s (no month); 1858 stained cover with postmaster's endorsement "Lobethal/8 1 58"; 1862 with postmaster's endorsement "PO/Pt McDonl/4 Feb 62" (ERD) & resealed with 'PORT M[ACDO]NNELL/[crown]/PO' in red wax; 1870 to New Zealand with 2d strip of 3 & numeral '19' of 'GLENELG' (21mm b/s; rated RR); 1871 entire with very fine 21mm unframed 'LANGHORNES-CREEK/JU16/71/S.A' (RRR); 1872 cover with light 25mm 'BURNSIDE/MY1/1872/S.A' b/s (rated RRRR); 1875 cover with framed 'KADINA/AP20/75/S-A' cds (#F1-1; 'S' to 'A' = 6mm; RRR); and 1899 front with over-inked but discernible strike of numeral '256' (RRRR) & very fine 'SALTERS SPRINGS/S-A' cds (R); condition variable.
(Qty 12 items)
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postmarks
Squared-circles 'ABERDEEN' to 'YORKETOWN' with a few scarcer ones noted & many fine to superb strikes, very little duplication, mostly on PPCs, condition variable.
(Qty 150 approx)
- companion lot with apparently all-different cds, includes 'BOWER' on a packet tag with the attached "dumpling" novelty postcard (a terrific item), condition variable.
Mounted collection of 1970s-1990s covers used on Closing Day (mostly) or Opening Day of post offices, some very minor duplication, some are signed by the postmasters.
Rare group comprising superb '[B]RINKLEY/22JL28/S.A' (rated RRR), largely fine 'CAP[E] SPENCER/1DE23/S.A' (RRR), very fine 'CARPENTERS ROCKS/30JE65/STH AUST' (RRR), superb '[CO]RDILLO DOW[NS]/2SE24/[S AUST]' (ERD by 4 years; RRRR), very fine 'CROMER/29SE36/S.A.' (RRRR), very fine 'GOONDOOLOO/27MY47/S.A' (RRR), very fine 'GREEN'S PLAINS/3FE31/S.A' (RRR), superb 'POSTMASTER/FE3/27/PT ADELAIDE' (RRRRR), fine 'WILSON/29OC23/STH AUSTRALIA' (RRR) & very fine 'WYNBRING/23NO21/STH AUST'.
Large box of mostly regular-size covers & Bird PSEs from the 1970s sorted alphabetically.
(Qty many 100s)
Rarities on cover comprising very fine 'EXPRESS RAILWAY/JA21 - UP - 1911' machine backstamp, very fine 'CARROW/29DE17/STH AUSTRALIA' (rated RRR) on front only, fair 'GREEN'S PLAINS/20MR36/S.A' (RRR) on Howard Johnson registered cover, rubber 'PT. LINCOLN/8JUN1951/S. AUST.' (RRRR) on commercial registered cover, very fine 'PUNGONDA/5MR20/STH AUST' (LRD, RRR) on front only, and very fine unframed 'PAID/ 1D /OC1/30/THEBARTON' (RRRR).
Superior group of 19th century datestamps mostly on 2d oranges including superb 'COLLINGSFIEL__ /NO23/85/S-A' ('D' missing; rated RRR), very fine 'COONDAMBO/FE27/--/S-A' (RRR), superb 'COURNAMONT/NO28/S-A' (RRR), superb 23mm 'EMU DOWNS/SE7/87/[S-A]' (RRR), superb 'FARINA/JA5/79/[S-]A' (ERD; RRR), largely very fine 25mm unframed '[GL]EN OSMOND/NO23/88/[S-A]' (RRRRR), very fine 'GUM FLAT/SE5/79/S-[A]' (RRRR), very fine 'KLAEBES/FE10/94/S-A' (RRR), superb LANCELOT/AP16/86/[S]A' (RRR), superb 21mm unframed 'LANGHORNE'S-CREEK/SP19/71/S.A' (RRR), superb unframed 'MANOORA/OC23/84/S-A' (RRR), light unframed 'MINTARO/AP10/73/S-A' (RRRR), etc.
Hagner with a Squared-Circles selection including RRR-rated 'BARATTA', 'BRIGHT', 'CANOWIE', 'CANTARA', 'CAURNAMONT', 'CHERRY GARDENS', 'COONDAMBO', 'CURRAMULKA', 'HAWTHORN', 'HILDESHEIM', 'HOLDER', 'KADINA RAILWAY', 'KULPARA', 'LINWOOD', 'MEADOWS NORTH', 'MOOCKRA', 'MOUNT MARY' on front, 'MOUNT VIVIAN' x2 (one on a front), 'PANDAPPA DAM', 'PENONG', 'TR HEAD CAMP' x2, 'UROONDA', 'WIRRIALPA', 'WISANGER', 'WOKURNA' etc and RRRR 'BOWER', 'MAYLANDS' & 'MT FITTON', quality of the strikes is quite variable but most are legible to superb. An exceptional foundation for a collection of this ever-popular material.
(Qty 58 items)
Adelaide: Branches of the GPO datestamps including superb oval 'DELIVERY WINDOW/...' on 1914 scenic lettercard & on 1916 cover (only one other half-strike recorded), '.../11FE37/INWARD LATE FEE' cds (ERD) on 1937 cover, boxed 'PARCEL POST/...' (only one other recorded) on 1926 cover, rubber 'CASHIER/PENSIONS/...' cds (unrecorded) on 1957 listed registered cover, 'STAMP SALES ADELAIDE/STH AUST' (LRD) on 1968 licence, rubber 'MONEY ORDER ACCOUNTS/ 3 /ADELAIDE' cds (unrecorded) on 1967 cover, rubber 'MONEY ORDER SECTION/ ACCOUNTS/...' cds (earlier by 7 years of only 2 recorded), boxed 'GPO/ADELAIDE' d/s used at Poste Restante on 1907 (ERD) & 1908 PPCs, 'SECRETARY GPO/SA' cds in red on two 1879 OHMS covers, 22mm 'PAID ADELAIDE/1D/...' cds on 1901 cover, triple-oval 'ACCOUNT BRANCH/...' d/s (unrecorded) in blue on 1910 OHMS cover, 'INQUIRY OFFICE/ADELAIDE' squared-circle in red on 1910 cover, 'ADELAIDE/STH AUST' squared-circle in red used on telegrams x2, undated 'TELEGRAPH OFFICE/ADELAIDE/ * ' h/s on piece x2, etc, condition variable. A remarkable lot.
(Qty 33 items)
Barossa Goldfield (1): 'BAROSSA GOLDFIELD/JY5/69/SA' superb strike on DLR 2d. Rated R across both openings. PO late-1868; closed 1/7/1876. Re-opened -/4/1877; closed 31/12/1907.
Echunga (2): 'ECHUNGA/SP9/1859/=SOUTH-AUSTRALIA=' light but clear strike & fine '50' cancel on Rouletted 2d on outer to "Lapton (?)/Callington", very fine to superb transit b/s of 25mm 'HAHNDORF/S-A' (rated RRR), 'KANMANTOO/=SOUTH-AUSTRALIA=' (RRR) & 25mm 'NAIRNE/S-A' (RRR, with a second strike on the face), minor blemishes. Rated RRRR. [Adelaide Hills]
Hectorville: 27mm squared-circle 'HECTORVILLE/FE10/08/S-A' largely very fine strike on 1d red on PPC to Ardrossan. Rated RRRR. [A similar item sold at the Prestige auction of 14/11/2014 for $253]
Klaebe's: squared-circle 'KLAEBE'S/JY17/08/S-A' two very fine strikes on PPC, message headed "Baldina". Rated RRR. PO 1/8/1879 as "Klaebe's (Baldina)"; RO -/1/1910; closed 31/12/1910. [A similar item sold at the Prestige auction of 14/11/2014 for $322]