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Displaying 1 - 20 of 50 Lots in Category - Western Australia
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Accumulation in albums & loosewith some Roos, KGV Heads & Commems, then Decimals with considerable face value, 1906 "Rowland Hill" album with a few Colonies noted Victoria 1/- Octagonal imperf with full original gum (crazed & creased) & WA 3d Swan 'Medical' overprint, range of covers from 1930s to modern noted 1937 NSW 2d & 3d imprint blocks on separate FDCs, 2002 QEII Accession PNC, also some worldwide stamps in tubs & loose, condition mixed.
Used accumulation plus a bundle of Decimal packs, also Colonies with Victoria Postal Fiscals, etc.
Accumulation with 1936 SA Centenary 1/- pair with 'B/Ltd' commercial perfin, Decimals used in quantity & mint plus Yearbooks 1990-93, some Worldwide with pre-WWII Europe, plus small batch of commercial mail noted Austria 1947 tatty cover with 'OFFICIALLY SEALED' labels tied Perth cds, Berlin 1956 airmail to Australia with Buildings 20pf 50pf & Dm2, Roads Board envelope with 'PAID AT ROCKINGHAM/ ½D -6SE57/W.A' cds, etc.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Used accumulationwith ½d green x200, 1d red x1500 including dated range of shades, 1d violet x100, 1d green x700, 1½d x1500 including greens, 2d orange x300, 3d x200, 4d orange x200, 5d x200, 1/4d x50+ (all approx), plenty of postmark interest including numerals, lots of WA noted 'DAMBORING' and 'KRONKUPP', mostly fine condition.
C of A KGV - Single Watermark
124Rough Paper 5d bright chestnut perf 'OS' ACSC #124 (poorly centred) tied by 'WAGIN' (WA) cds to 1921 small OHMS cover to 'WOODANILLING' (light arrival cds), 'WAGIN' h/s on scarce red & black/white provisional registration label, mss "AR" in red, unclaimed & returned, Cat $1500 on cover.
No longer available
PUNCTURED 'OS': 1929 WA Centenary 1½d ACSC #138ba irregular block of 55 with John Ash Imprint, variable centring, some minor perf separation & a few minor faults, unmounted, Cat $1600+.
C of A - First Day Covers
1932 Large Lyrebird1/- green tied to Doodlakine Farmers Co-Operative Company Ltd cover by 'DOODLAKINE/ 15FEB32/WESTERN AUSTRALIA' cds (damaged frame) ACSC #145y, Cat $375.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge2d 3d & 5/- tied to plain cover by 'BUNBURY/14MR32/WESTERN AUSTRALIA' cds ACSC #148y, plus two covers with 2d & 3d only to the same address, all with some toning/aging that can probably be professionally improved, Cat $5000.
(Qty 3 covers)
C of A - Postal History
1928(Apr 3) commercial cover from Malaya with FMS 12c Tiger tied by 'TAIPING/FMS' cds, endorsed "By Air Mail only Sydney to Melbourne" but sent via Western Australia where boxed 'FORWARDED/BY AIR MAIL' cachet, 'DERBY' cds & 'T(6d")' h/s applied, on arrival at Brighton (Vic) Postage Due ½d x2 1d x2 & 3d affixed & cancelled with indelible pencil, minor blemishes. A remarkable cover, never before on the market. Proceeds to Walter & Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research.
WWII CIVIL CENSORSHIPWESTERN AUSTRALIA: Airmail group with Perth labels including fancy types Little #L5-4 (on inwards cover from Greece) & #L5-5, standard types with 5 Dots #L5-6a x5, various ' 5 /Opened by Censor' red/white types x7 & enigmatic black/white type - with no cachet - believed used by a military censor (to a ship's officer in Ceylon at 1/3d rate); cachets with various boxed types with or without dots, or diamond types; also crude 'OPENED BY CENSOR' h/s (#H5-4; recorded on only three covers, all to the Red Cross in Switzerland; this a long cover rated £1/3/9d including damaged £1 Robes) on the reverse; generally fine to very fine.
NETHERLANDS INDIES - JAVA:1944 plain envelope from WA with Perth machine cancel, Melbourne censor label & cachet; blue/white postcard to Camp "X", Red Cross envelopes x3, one received after 23 months, one with faint endorsement on face "Received 1.4.45 Koshu Mount/Siam" after 26 months transit!, the last to a member of "G" Force captured on Java & sent to Singapore & from there to Japan and repatriated per HMS "Formidable" which is endorsed on the face.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA:Real photo views of York 'Public Gardens' & 'Mt Brown', Osborne 'Loretto Convent' and Wagin 'Main Street' with hotels & shops, also Falk, Austral Stores & other local producers noted Fremantle 'Signal Station', 'Phillimore Street' with HM Hotel, Katanning Hotel, Northam 'Avon River In Flood', Murchison 'Camel Team with Firewood', Aborigines x3, most used to Melbourne & a number with ship endorsements, condition variable but generally fine.
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
1880s-1930s share certificatesincluding Jacksons Reef Gold Mining (Kimberley WA) x2, Marvel Loch Gold Development (WA) x10, Northern Golden Mile (WA) x2, Mount Zeehan Silver-Lead Mines (Tas) x2, Nugget Tin Mining Co (Tas) x2, and a few others, filing folds otherwise generally fine to very fine. From two branches of the one family.
1908 Visit of the US "Great White Fleet" complete set of the 1d & 1½d Postal Cards for the six States plus the officially issued formular types 'TO/SYDNEY' & 'TO/MELBOURNE', the South Australian with corner bend otherwise very fine unused. Rarely offered as a set. [Numbers sold were NSW 1d x9560 & 1½d x2320; Queensland x5760; South Australia x4500; Tasmania x2000; Victoria 1d x19,008 & 1½d x7404; & Western Australia x9249]
Collection on Hagners mostly from New South Wales including a few Laureates, Diadems including superb imperf 1d pair, perf 6d x13 (one with Double Perfs) 8d x4 & 1/- x3 (one Grossly Mis-Perforated), others including 'OS' Overprints & 'OS/NSW' perfins to 5/- Coin; also Western Australia with some better stamps, 'DUTY STAMP' 1d from the top of the sheet Imperf at the Top, etc; plus some Queensland & Victoria, condition variable.
(Qty few 100s)
Large box of pre-1913 postmarkson stamp or piece from NSW, Queensland, South Australia & Western Australia. Could be finds a-plenty.
(Qty many 1000s)
Mint & used accumulationincluding NSW with Diadems including 8d * (faults), Qld with values to £1, SA with Long Toms to 5/-, Tasmania Pictorials and 1950s Railway Parcel stamps to £1, Victoria with later issues in quantity, WA 1d black imperf (faults), also a few revenues, some postmark interest, condition very mixed.
Pre-WWI parliamentary groupwith Tasmania including 1872 cover to GB with '[crown]/FREE' cds & Hobart cds both in red, three covers with manuscript free franks, superb 'LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL' frank in blue on wrapper, very fine 'HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY' frank in rosine on unused envelope; Victoria including 1883 OHMS with 'MISSENT TO/BERWICK' h/s, 1896 & 1900 both with 'THE SPEAKER' frank in blue, 1900 with 'THE PRESIDENT/...' frank in red, 1903 with '.../THE SENATE' imprint & 2d punctured 'OS', 1908 PPC with rare 'FEDERAL PARLIAMENT HOUSE' cds with dateslugs, 1913 Free 'ELECTORAL CLAIM' Envelope, 1937 'Claim for Enrolment...' envelope taxed with 1d Postage Due, etc; and Western Australia 1902 very fine Senator Matheson cover with 'RECEIVED AT/GPO WITHOUT/CONTENTS' h/s & Postage Dues 1d pair; condition very mixed, etc.
(Qty 35 items)
Railway stamps selection with NSW mint 10c blocks of 4 & 8 in different shades & 20c block of 4; Queensland pre-decimals used to 2/-, decimals mint blocks 25c from 'CALEN', and used to $10; and Western Australia including 'TOTAL/WEST PARCEL' types to $3 (2 different), 'BULK PARCEL' types x2 different, & a good range of different cash register label types; & a few others, condition variable.
(Qty 120 approx)
Stockbook with heavily duplicated array of 1d pinks & 2d yellows with many shades, multiples, 'OS' punctures, commercial perfins, etc, some postmark interest, generally very fine.