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WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postmarks
Collection of 1d & 2d Swans in large stockbook with lots of duplication but we noted 'BRUNSWICK', 'BURBANKS', 'SAVINGS BANK/COLLIE WA', 'COLLIE FIELDS', 'DUKETON', 'ERROLS FIND', 'GULLAWA', 'ISRAELITE BAY', 'MT SIR SAMUEL', 'NIAGARA', 'SOUTH KALGOORLIE', 'THE GRANITES', etc.
Album of mostly PPCs including with BN '17' & 'AUSTRALIND' "tie" x3, 'COOKERNUP/WA-PO' duplex x20, 'ISRAELITE BAY', 'MENZIES/WESTERN AUSTRALIA - PO' duplex x2, etc, condition variable.
(Qty 150 approx)
Appadene:'APPADENE/14MY26/[WESTER]N AU[STRALIA]' (RO period) largely fine on KGV 1½d red. The earlier of only two recorded strikes. Group Settlement No 83. RO 15.1.1924; PO 1.7.1927; closed 15.7.1929. [11km north of Manjimup]
Bornholm:'YONGA/13MR14/SWESTN AUST' cds (after name change) on 1d Roo on cover to UK, minor edge faults and flap removed. Martinup renamed Yonga 30.12.1912; renamed Bornholm 1.1.1914. [32km W Albany]
Norlup:'NORLUP/16OC23/WESTERN AUSTRALIA' (RO period) very fine strike on KGV 1½d green. RO 12.7.1921; PO 1.9.1922; RO 27.7.1923; closed 28.012.1923. [18km nort-west of Bridgetown]
Trans-Australia Railway:'TPO TRANS RAILWAY/-1OCT15/WESTN AUSTRALIA' almost fine strike on KGV 4d orange. PO 26.1.1915; closed 21.1.1918.
Yelam:'YELAM/28FE24/WESTERN AUSTRALIA' superb strike on KGV 1½d green. Not recorded in PMI. RO only 1.7.1922; renamed Glenoran 4.5.1926. [Group Settlement No10: 17km west of Manjimup]
Australian Coloniesstamps & revenues noted Queensland 1c 'Betting Tax' slips x50+ in consecutive number run (!), Victoria Petrol Ration coupons x6, WA Swans impressed Stamp Duty 1/-, £9 & £10 on piece, Australia Official Postal Cards KGV 1½d brown Solid 'OS' x9 plus KGV 1d green Dots 'OS' unused, 1945 letter from Liberated POW with fascinating story of Japanese captivity, World stamps noted Hong Kong QV '20 CENTS' on 30c with lovely 'SHANGHAE' cancel & China range plus small group of covers & used PPCs, condition very mixed but many fine.
No longer available
Australia mostly used accumulation from 1930s-80s with some mint amongst the Decimals, also Colonies noted SA 9d block of 4 *, Vic to 3/-, WA to 2/6d, potential postmark interest; plus China, Germany, GB, India, NZ, PNG to £1, USA, etc, some mint scattered throughout, housed in 25+ stockbooks that alone are worth the estimate.
Group with Victoria "Emblems" & "Barred Numerals" both by Purves, Prestige Philately auction catalogues "Walkley WA Postal History", "Nelson CofA Postal History", "McNamee Registered Mail of Tasmania", "Blake South Australia", "Bakker BCOF" & "Australian Postal Stationery" (Sinfield Postal Cards & Diserio Wrappers), and a few early journals.