Prestige Philately Auction 227 CatalogueLot 1114Catalogue by themeMissionaries & Mission Stations
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - Missionaries & Mission Stations
Religion mostly British with a small selection of Churches & a good array of Ministers & Bishops, excellent Salvation Army group including an Indian Mission card (a great shot!) & five different Bands, etc, also several sets of devotional cards, 'The Volunteer Organist' set of 4 & Misch & Co 'The Holy Scriptures in Pictures' complete set of 60 plus Italian sets of 10 Popes & 10 Saints (absolutely gorgeous cards in superb condition) in their original envelopes, etc, condition variable but generally fine to very fine & many are superb.
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THAILAND:c.1908 Belgian Missions des Freres de Saint Gabriel '1ere Serie' intact pack of 12 perforated sepia cards. A beautiful series.
MADAGASCAR - BRITISH POST OFFICE:1891 cover to England with superb 'BRITISH/MAIL/1APR91/ ANTANANARIVO' cds in blue, carried by native runner to Tamatave where French Colonies 25c (faults) affixed & tied by cds of 7/AVRIL/91, very fine French mailboat sorter 'LIGNE T/16/AVRIL/91/PAQ FR No 1' d/s, 'LEICESTER' arrival b/s, a little soiled & minor peripheral blemishes. BPA Certificate (2011).
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS: 1928 cover with embossed Straits Settlements Police on the flap, to a missionary on "Tristan da Cunha/via Capetown SA" with 6c red tied by light 'PENANG' cds. Ex Dr Gene Scott.
1944cover to GB with 'PRINCE OF WALES ROAD/SLIEMA MALTA' cds & 'SLIEMA' registration label, 'OPENED BY/EXAMINER' label LTM#L7D & small 'DD 1020' h/s LTM#H5A plus 40mm triple-circle 'PASSED FOR DESPATCH/[crown]/INITIAL.../OFFICIAL MAIL' cachet (rated 10: stated only 3 examples recorded).