Prestige Philately Auction 205 CatalogueLot 731Catalogue by themeScenic Postal Cards
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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - Scenic Postal Cards
MIscellany in carton with strength in German material including an album of PPCs & scenic Postal Cards, a packet of banknotes including inflation issues, postal history including Third Reich covers etc, also a sheet album with low value sheets from Spain Saar & Vatican etc, and a folio of share scrip including some beautiful engraved types.
C of A - Postal Stationery
KGV "Star" 1d red Envelope with 1d red bisect tied by 'CHELSEA/18NO18/VIC' cds; KGV Sideface 1d Letter Cards "2nd AIF EMBARKING" (wharf) & "TROOPS on board TRANSPORT" (stern), both very fine unused; 4½d on 5d Registration Envelope RE16, very fine unused; and WWII 6d POW Postal Card to Germany, very fine.
(Qty 5 items)
POSTAL CARDS: 1911 Coronation 1d group with all-different portrait-types of KGV x4 (two in sepia), Queen Mary & the Prince of Wales in purple, unused, Cat $600.
LETTER CARDS: 1920 2d orange/grey Perf 12½ "BURRINJUCK DAM.../SETTLER'S HOUSE LEETON/showing Distributing Channel/and Bridge", used with South Australia, Cat $500. Rare view & superb!
Miscellany with a very fine 1835 entire from Hobart Town with no Tasmanian markings but superb British '1' handstamp, a fine 4d Courier with full margins, Star Wmk 4d x5 in mixed condition (one on cover of 12SP1/1855, stated to be the earliest recorded usage), Sideface 3d corner example with Plate Scratch on 1900 philatelic cover, Tablets 2½d unmounted pane of 60 (some perf splitting), Pictorials 1d Imperf single used, Reprints of Chalon 6d & 1/- blocks of 8 and Sideface 4d blue Plate Number '3' block of 4 all without overprint and 'Halfpenny' on 1d Plate Number '1' block of 30 (6x5) with overprint, very fine unused second issue Letter Cards "RIVER DERWENT" x2 & "LAUNCESTON", etc. A very handy lot.
TASMANIA - Postal History
POSTAL STATIONERY: 1898 Scenic Issue Envelopes 2d & 2½d HG B2 & 3 complete set of the twelve views, three 2d Envelopes have tiny blemishes otherwise superb unused. [These envelopes are among the most beautiful postal stationery items ever issued. Printed by Waterlow & Sons, only 308 sets were produced]
POSTAL STATIONERY: 1901 Mining Series Letter Cards 2d HG A3 "TASMANIA MINE, BEACONSFIELD" (goldmining) and "WESTERN SILVER MINE, ZEEHAN", unused. Remarkably fine with none of the usual toning.
1994 usage of '$3.45' on 41c Education-Science Envelope with 'Foenkaad Bureau' imprint & 'Receipted/Delivery' label, light cds. Only the second example we have seen of this rare provisional issue of Postal Stationery prepared specifically for mailing phone card orders. The other sold at the Prestige auction of 8/11/2013 for $437.