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C of A - Postal History
















137

C/CL

Inwards mail to Australia including Boer War commemorative postcard with photo of Ex-President Kruger in green, WWI Indian PPC with 'Service of Prisoners of War/[signature] Colonel/Supt Civil Camp Belgaum' & 'PASSED CENSOR/BELGAUM/WEH' cachets, 1933 registered from Gibraltar, WWII group from RAAF servicemen at various Canadian camps, 1940 stampless naval cover from Hong Kong, c.1940 airmail from Dutch Indies with 'FELDPOST / B /SORTEERKANTOOR' cancel, 1944 registered airmail from Switzerland with German censorship, 1963 airmail PPC from St Lucia, 1960s group from Uruguay including registered items, modern mail to University of Sydney including from Congo, Ethiopia, Iraq, Tanzania & Tunisia, etc; also Gallipoli makeshift postcard dated 18.5.15 with Australian FPO cds to NZ with message "...The only objection I have to the place is the amount of shrapnel & bullets that are flying about..."; condition variable. (Qty 80 approx)

750.00

$725.00






160

C

C

1938airmail cover from Canal Zone with 'Via Trans-Pacific/Air-Mail' cachet in violet and 5c & 40c x2 paying 85c per oz rate for carriage by Pacific Clipper service tied by Ancon machine cancel, Hong Kong transit b/s, then by Imperial & Qantas to Australia, stain at L/L corner and some aging marks. A scarce origin for mail to Australia via the Pacific Clipper service.

200.00

$150.00



C of A - Military - World War I












176

C

Mostly WWII with two albums of Australian Forces in the Middle East mostly with Egyptian stamps, album with US Forces in Australia plus some post-WWII material, also a loose bundle including a few naval transport cachets, two Robin Force covers from New Caledonia, 1941 Eritrean Campaign cover with Indian stamps tied by British FPO 186 cds, several from naval personnel in Ceylon with boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR/.../Naval Establishment/NO...' cachets, 1945 from Italy to a POW in India forwarded with 'POW CAMP/GAYTHORNE QLD' cachet, 'AIF FIELD PO/7MY45/No 15' used at Green Island (Solomons; Proud 'Not Seen'), some registered, etc; also some later material including Korea 'CANADIAN LEGION' commercial cover with Australia/GB combination franking plus 'AUST ARMY PO/214' cds & GB RL endorsed "214"; and a Vietnam group including 1969 registered with 'AUST FPO/6OC69/ 3 ' & FPO 3 registration cachet, etc; condition variable. Ex Russell Stern. (Qty 300+)

1000.00

$1,500.00



NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History


362

PS

A

1892(Apr 7) use of 3d Registration Envelope to Cyprus with Allegorical 2d tied by very fine 'THE EXCHANGE' duplex, Suez & Alexandria transits & 'LARNACA/MY17/92/CYPRUS' transit b/s. A scarce destination.

200.00

$150.00



SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History


483

CL

B

1899(Nov 6) OPSO cover with 'Police Commissioner's Office' imprint at lower-left, to British Guiana with rare franking of Perf 10 '5D.' on 6d brown overprinted 'O.S.' SG O72 (Cat 18 x50+ on cover) tied by GPO cds, 'VICTORIA/BC' squared-circle transit b/s & 'GEORGETOWN/DEC29/B.GUIANA' arrival b/s, central fold & minor repaired tears at the top well clear of the stamp. Ex Anthony Presgrave. A remarkable destination & stated to be one of only three covers recorded with this stamp.

750.00

$700.00



VICTORIA - Postal History




591

C

A

1873(Mar 20) cover to Denmark "via Southampton" with Laureates 6d tied by BN '575' (rated RRR) & 'COCKATOO' cds (the later of only two recorded examples), and DLR 2d pair tied by manuscript "X" cancel, London transit cds of 6JY73 & 'PD' h/s both in red. A very desirable cover to a scarce destination. Ex Max Watson. Cockatoo (1) 1.11.1866; renamed Narrigal 9.12.1874. [Goldmining. Central Highlands: not to be confused with Cockatoo (2) in the Dandenongs]

400.00

$1,050.00






593

C

B

1886(Dec 1) cover to Switzerland with Three-Issue franking of Astley 1d (fault) plus Naish 6d & 'STAMP DUTY' 2d tied by BN '866' of 'WANDIN YALOAK' (ERD) with 22mm 'LILYDALE' (LRD) below, Swiss 'AMBULANT' & 'FRAUENFELD' transits and 'NUTTWEILEN' arrival b/s, minor blemishes.

200.00

No longer available




598

PS

A-

1894return usage to Melbourne of (1d on 1d+)1d on 1d reply-half Postal Card with 'ST LOUIS MO/DEC26/94' (Boxing Day) cancel & San Francisco transit of DEC30, from Mekeel Stamp & Publishing Co to David Hill but wholly commercial.

250.00

$190.00



VICTORIA - Barred Numerals




635

PS

A B1

1037:Second Type 'M/37' light but clear strike with very fine 'BUNGEELUKE NORTH/FE19/94/VIC' cds (error for "Bungeluke"; LRD by 10 years) alongside, 'MO & SB/WYCHEPROOF' transit backstamp (ERD). PO -.2.1878; closed 1.7.1895. [Mallee]

150.00

$120.00



MISCELLANEOUS


757

C

Folio of 1940s-50s commercial coversmany by air to Australia including with BMA North Borneo 1c pair & 3c + Sarawak 50c with 'BRUNEI/7JUNE/1946' linotype cancels, 1947 uprated Postal Card from Greece, 1947 registered from Iran, 1950 registered from Seychelles (philatelic), 1951 from Bolivia, 1947 from Indo-China, 1952 registered from Peru, 1947 from Lebanon, 1947 from Yugoslavia, etc, also 1947 Angola-Peru & a group of South American airmails mostly to Peru, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 24)

500.00

No longer available








































778

CPS

Africa & Middle East mostly commercial coversincluding KUT 1943 airmail to USA with KGVI 5/-, Nyasaland 1945 parcel tag with KGVI 5/- & 1/-, Transvaal 1908 Registration Envelope with 'PILGRIMS REST' s/l cachet, 1937 to Australia with Ethiopia/Eritrea combination franking, larger group of Madagascar including Military mail, also Senegal, Togo, Guadeloupe, Morocco, Gold Coast, Nigeria, Zanzibar, Egypt, Israel, Iraq, etc, WWII airmails & censorship, advertising covers, taxed mail, postmark interest, also some postal stationery & PPCs, generally fine. (Qty 250+)

300.00

$1,050.00
































796

C/A/?

Bizarre lotwith a bundle of 30 mostly Japanese PPCs to Constantinople or Ethiopia or from Ethiopia to Constantinople; three empty stockbooks; quantity of 1980s-90s Australian basketball & Australian Rules football cards; and some Tazos.

100.00

$100.00
















800

C/CO

1940s-1950s commercial mailto Singapore (mostly) or Bangkok with many useful frankings, better origins, etc, many airmails including two 1954 crash covers with red cachet, 1950 from Muscat with Eatern Arabia 2a x3 & Singapore 56c Postage Due meter in green, Hong Kong-Bangkok x3 with 1945 Victory adhesives, USA & Philippine underpaid covers returned for additional postage, 1947 Thailand-Singapore registered with 50stg & 2b, 1949 from Cyprus with UPU 3p x2 & 9p and 1948 surface with Egyptian censor label & cachets, and an excellent group of Czech airmail covers to Thailand with high value frankings including 20k blocks of 4 & 6, and 50k block of 11, etc, condition variable. From a family business correspondence, never before on the market. (Qty 80+)

500.00

$1,050.00



ANTARCTICA




855

C

A-

NEW ZEALAND:1913 cover to "Captain AL Valentine, P&O SS 'Oriental', Shanghai, China" addressed in the hand of Lt Wilfred Bruce, navigating officer on the expedition ship 'Terra Nova' and initialled "WMB" at lower-left with 1d 'VICTORIA/LAND' overprint tied 'BRIT ANTARCTIC EXPD/JA18/13' cds, 'LYTTELTON/12FE13/NZ' transit and 'SHANGHAI/MR14/13/BPO' arrival b/s, couple of very minor blemishes. An extraordinary origin/destination item!

Lt Bruce had travelled to the Far East in 1910 on the SS 'Oriental' to assist Cecil Meares in transporting the dogs and ponies purchased for the expedition to Lyttelton, and presumably was writing to her Captain to advise its outcome. This cover is postmarked on the day the 'Terra Nova' arrived at Cape Evans to relieve the expedition.

500.00

$1,100.00



FIJI






870

C

1903-12PPCs selected for postal history interest including 1907 (faults) with 'COLO WEST' straight-line cancels, 1908 & 1909 both with 'S.S. SUVA' h/s (one sent from the docks in Sydney), 1903 stampless to USA via Sydney where taxed, 1912 stampless to Argentina with boxed 'T ("10c")' h/s plus American & Argentine postage due h/s, etc. (Qty 7)

300.00

No longer available

INDIA - Postal History
















898

CPS

Two cartons of covers & Postal Stationery from 1860s to 1970s, noted 1876 to Australia "via Torres Straits" with 8p & 4a x2, 1888 2a Registration Envelope to Guatemala via Bombay-Aden 'SEA POST OFFICE' and France, 1934 KGV 4a Airmail Postal Card to French Somaliland, mounted displays of Postal Stationery, WWII Censorship and Field POs, 'LATE FEE' and other instructional markings & labels, advertising covers, registered & official mail, hundreds of postcards with TPO cancels, a few States issues & overprints, lots of postmark interest, also a few stamps and FDCs, condition mixed but many fine. (Qty Qty)

500.00

$1,050.00



NEW GUINEA - "N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS" Overprints




924

C/CL

a/b

1916missionary's cover with 2d & 1918 cover with 1d only & mss "T30" both to Holland endorsed "Letter for enemy country" or "Letter for Germany" & with black/white or violet/white Sydney censor labels, also 1918 OHMS cover with Treasury cachet & 2d (rounded corner) unusually to Dutch Indies where readdressed with 'GAROET' arrival b/s. (Qty 3)

600.00

$650.00T












983

C

Mostly inwards entire letters to Porto from Brazil x12, the earliest of 1813 with light 'CORREYO DA B' h/s in blue, 1825 with poor 'CORo MARITIMO' h/s & enclosed Bill of Lading, 1843 with British-pattern 'CORREIO GERAI DO CORTE' cds, and 1852 with 'Lei de 20/4 50' h/s in red (rated 7; part-outer only), etc; from France with '240' or '480' rate h/s; from England x11 including 1802 fumigated for plague (badly stained), 1821 endorsed "Missent to Plymouth", 1832 fumigated for cholera, and 1851 with 'Lei de 20/4 50' h/s in red (rated 7); from Italy 1834 with boxed 'ITALIE/PAR/ANTIBES' h/s; from USA (1850); also 1833 from Lisbon per British vessel during siege of Porto; condition variable. A very interesting lot. (Qty 28)

800.00

$725.00






999

C

A-

1803(Oct 21) lengthy entire in Portuguese headed "Riga 21 de Outoubro 1803" with light but obvious strike of small boxed 'RIGA' h/s, to Vianna do Minho apparently per Dutch ship with 'OLANDA' (= Holland) transit h/s, inwards charge of "330" (reis) + "40" for internal mail, two 26mm disinfection slits. Terrific origin/destination item. [Between 1795 & 1918, Latvia was part of Russia]

300.00

$320.00




1009

C

B

1816(April 7) entire headed "Santa Cruz" (in Spain) to "Brassils/Rio Janeiro" with illegible Spanish h/s & light but clear 'HESPANHA'-in-oval h/s (Frazao #LSB-OE2) applied at Lisbon, rated "170" (reis) being 90r from Spain + 80r to Brazil, a little soiled.

200.00

$220.00




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