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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
CINDERELLAS:Poster Stamps affixed in c.1937 IPSA album with complete sets of 1937 Coronation (with packet), Canadian National Exhibition & undated 'ALASKA', 1938 NSW Sesquicentenary (with packet) & Parramatta Sesquicentenary, and 1940 Darling Downs Centenary, some attractive GB Travel Poster types, a few South African & a few strays.
(Qty few 100)
CINDERELLAS:1938 NSW Sesquicentenary ten sheets of 49 setenant labels, some minor peripheral creases otherwise very fine unmounted.
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1937 NSW Sesquicentenary2d 3d & 9d all handstamped 'SPECIMEN' in green, affixed to a small piece from record book, a couple of very minor blemishes. Ex Bill McCredie: acquired in 2012 for $977. Michael Drury Certificate (2004) states ex Portuguese India Archive.
C of A - Postal Stationery
LETTER CARDS:1911 Fullface 1d first line ending '...any' on Pale Green Stock ACSC #LC1 'MOSMAN'S BAY/SYDNEY NSW' (Ferry in the Distance) in sepia, minor blemishes, unused, Cat $400.
No longer available
LETTER CARDS:1911 Fullface 1d first line ending '...any' on Pale Green Stock ACSC #LC1 'MOSMAN'S BAY/SYDNEY NSW' (Ferry in the Distance) in sepia, used to "Jerusalem/Near Kadina/SA", Cat $200. Superb!
LETTER CARDS:1911 Fullface 1d first line ending '...any' Rouletted ACSC #LC5 'MOSMAN'S BAY/SYDNEY NSW' (Ferry in Distance), small corner selvedge missing & the view side a bit faded, Cat $1000. The rouletted cards are very scarce.
C of A - First Day Covers
1947-49 RobesThin Paper 10/- purple exceptionally centred marginal example tied to JC Thompson OHMS cover by 'GPO SYDNEY 130/17NO48/NSW-AUST' cds being the First Day of Issue ACSC #215y, Cat $7500. Superb! [The ACSC states "At least two first day covers exist on PMG's Department envelopes cancelled at the Sydney GPO"]
C of A - Postal History
Unused advertising envelopes for Bruchert & Sons Carriage Builders (Bendigo), Allparts Motorcycle Parts (Sydney) x2 & a postcard for Schering's Formalin Soap (Melbourne), also 1861 with 'Not known by/Letter Carrier' h/s, 1938 Bradfield Jamboree illustrated cover with hexagonal d/s & enclosed Jamboree postcard, 1931 Victorian wages sheet with 'RELIEF/STAMP DUTY' values to 2/- x4, etc, those mentioned are fine to very fine.
(Qty 21 items)
Eclectic group including 1913 Registration Envelope 4d Roo with early 'R/NSW/Mittagong' red & black label, bundle of 'ADVICE OF DELIVERY' cards with KGVI 3d blue (many with 'A+R' perfins) x35 including a few to New Zealand, range of Colonial/States postal stationery noted NSW 1888 2d postal card 'Specimen' overprint, Victoria Bantam ½d wrapper with 'THE "FREE CHURCH" QUARTERLY' banner, real photo postcards of Marrar NSW Post Office and four other views including 'AL Weale, Outfitter' shopfront (stained), potential postmark interest, condition quite mixed but inspection will reward.
1912usages of Fullface 1d Letter Cards 'MOSMAN BAY...' (Ferry in Mid-Distance) & 'LOG TRAIN...' both uprated with South Australian ½d & 1d, the first is superb but philatelic.
1914 commercial covers from Germany 1) of 20.7.1914 with 'HANNOVER-BOXTEL/BAHNPOST' d/s, Sydney arrival b/s of AU24-1914; 2) & 3) of 24.7.1914 & 25.7.1914 both with 'HE' perfin & 'HANNOVER-/LINDEN 1' cds, Sydney arrival b/s of AU24-1914 & AU31-1914; all with makeshift censor label & 'OPENED BY CENSOR' h/s in blue, minor blemishes. [Australia declared war on Germany 4.8.1914 by which time these covers were in transit. If posted even a week later they would probably have been intercepted & detained in London]
1914cover to Belgium with Kangaroos 5d brown ACSC #16 (Cat $1000 on cover) and ½d green tied 'NEWTOWN/ 30SE14/NSW' d/s with 'R/Newtown,NSW' registration label in red (black numerals) alongside paying 2½d foreign rate plus 3d registration fee, censored in Great Britain with two 'OPENED BY/CENSOR/241' labels affixed along top edge, re-directed to Netherlands with 'AMSTERDAM/15.1.15' arrival b/s, a couple of very minor blemishes.
1933commercial cover paid 2d only but with Hobart registration label & scarce 'OFFICIALLY/REGISTERED/("6D") TO PAY' h/s in violet, Postage Due 2d strip of 3 tied by 'ROSEVILLE/NSW' cds, minor faults. [Presumably contained cash, which was detected at the point of posting]
1957large printed matter article endorsed "Photos..." sent airmail with 1/- Lyrebird x2 tied by Sydney parcel roller, boxed 'EXCEEDS ("11") OZS/TAX ("12/9d")' below, Postage Due Lined Background 3d x3 & Void Background 1/- pair & block of 10 - a rare franking - tied by three impressions of the rare Darwin parcel roller, Sydney GPO 'TORN IN TRANSIT' tape at the top, roughly opened with repaired tears clear of the stamps. Impressive. [The Darwin parcel roller is unrecorded by Ed Williams & these are the only impressions we have recorded]
Album with some New South Wales but strength in Victoria with ST Gill paintings x3, good lots from Mount Macedon, Phillip Island & Sorrento etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
(Qty 160 approx)
Mixed bag with a few better cards from Victoria & NSW (including Post Office 1d Postal Card 'GOVETT'S LEAP', very scarce), condition mixed.
1908 Visit of the American Great White Fleet collection with many American cards of ships of the Fleet & three different with local overprints for ANA Sewing Machines, Victorian Government issues, processions in Sydney & Melbourne, coloured illustrations, Postal Stationery Victoria 1d used & 1½d unused & very fine unused and South Australia 1d unused, plus the unstamped issue 'TO/SYDNEY' used to USA from a sailor quarantined aboard ship (very rare but the stamp has been neatly removed) & 'TO/MELBOURNE' unused, etc, condition variable. A very desirable lot.
- WTP six different coloured illustrations, three unused, two postally used & one used under cover. Beautiful cards. [A full set?]
NEW SOUTH WALES:Bulging album of Sydney CBD and Sydney Harbour with many unusual cards & better subjects including Trams, Ferries, the Zoo, etc, some quite animated scenes, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
Single-volume collectionwith some better stamps including NSW Laureates to 8d including 6d pair, Registered Imperf with Papermaker's Watermark, 20/- Governors, 'OS' to 5/- Coin, Postage Dues set; Queensland Charity duo; Victoria Beaded Ovals 6d orange (a very scarce stamp), both Charity sets, KEVII £1 mint & £2 CTO; etc, condition very mixed but those mentioned are fine to very fine.