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Displaying 41 - 60 of 251 Lots in Category - Australian Colonies - General




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NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History








512

C

Australian Naval Station group with 1895 cover with Governor's frank to "HMS Dart/Sydney", 1909 cover to "HMS Encounter" at Sydney with letter from a giddy schoolgirl, c.1880s over-exposed photo (soiled) endorsed on reverse "A Houghton/Seaman", 1909 soiled Dutch Indies PPC to GB with message headed "Mess HMS Pioneer/Australian Squad/Batavia Java", also PPCs of Naval Depot Garden Island x2, HMS 'Powerful' in Sydney Harbour, HMS 'Challenger' in Brisbane River, & a terrific shot of the crew "Australian Navy HMS Mildura" (unused). (Qty 9 items)

200.00

$190.00T






513

C

C

1836 part-outer (front & back panels) to Ireland with 'POST PAID SHIP LTR/28JY28/1836/SYDNEY' d/s unusually in black, boxed 'INDIA LETTER/PORTSMOUTH' plus Dublin (?) ' 4M /29NO29/1836' b/s in red, very fine 'DROGHEDA/ PENNY POST' h/s on arrival, various rate endorsements, vertical fold & a bit soiled. Scarce destination.

150.00

$115.00








514

C

B

1840 entire to "Club House/Sydney" with unusually fine strike of the undated 'LIVERPOOL/NSW'/ * ' handstamp & rated "5" in black for the inland postage, fine GPO arrival b/s of AU*20/1840, central filing fold well clear of the h/s.

100.00

$75.00






515

C

C

1846 (Aug 19) part-entire to Ireland "Per Margaret" with fine strikes of the boxed 'PARRAMATTA/POST PAID' h/s in red & oval 'PARRAMATTA' b/s in blue, 'POST PAID SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY' d/s on the face, British b/s of 20DE20/1846 in red plus Dublin (?) transit of DE22/1846 & 'COTTENHILL' arrival b/s in blue, a few faults.

150.00

No longer available




516

C

B

1848 (May 30) local OHMS outer with boxed 'FREE' h/s in red, minor soiling. Ex Ed Druce.

400.00

No longer available






517

C/L

A-

1867 (Mar 28) cover to Wiltshire "via Panama" with Diadem 6d purple tied by Sydney duplex, London transit of 27MY67 & '1D' h/s both in red on the face & 'CRICKLADE' arrival b/s, the stamp a bit soiled. Carried ex Sydney per "Rakaia" 1.4.1867, arrived Panama 4.5.1867; ex Colon per "Tamar" 6.5.1867; ex St Thomas per "Douro" 14.5.1867, arrived Southampton 26.5.1867. The via Panama service operated 1866-69 only.

The enclosed letter headed "Sydney Infirmary/March 27 1867" & signed "John M Creed" states "...appointed surgeon to the South Australian Northern Territory Exploration Expedition...We are going to find a site for a new settlement on the North Coast of Australia...I am going amongst a lot of people who have never seen a white man yet and who are reputed to be cannibals..." [Dr John Mildred Creed, as part of Captain Francis Cadell's party, explored the west coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria & as far west as Port Darwin. Elected to the NSW Legislative Council in 1885, he was an ardent social reformer and opponent of the White Australia Policy]

3500.00

No longer available




518

C

B

1881 cover endorsed "From W Gibbs Seaman HM Ship Carysfort Flying/squadron Sidney New South Wales Australia" & countersigned "GTL" (Lieut Gerald T Langley), to London with British 1d Venetian red tied by 'FB'-in-bars of the London Foreign Branch, boxed 'LONDON EC/SP6/81' & 'LONDON SE/ AD /SP7/81' b/s both in red. Ex Gerald Sattin and Gerald Ellott. [The Flying Squadron was on a flag-waving world tour: two grandsons of Queen Victoria were along for the ride. This was one of the earliest, and least-known, Royal Visits to Australia]

600.00

No longer available




519

C

B

1900 (Feb 7) Boer War cover with straight-line 'SS EURYALUS' ship's cachet & endorsed "2nd Vict Contingent/Wray Chaplain/for Col Price CC", to Sydney with CofGH 1d tied by Cape Town squared-circle, Sydney arrival b/s of MR2/00, opened a bit roughly with small repair at upper-right. Rare.

500.00

No longer available




520

C

B

1902 (Apr 8) Boer War cover endorsed "From Trooper G Lewis (P51)/C Company/1st Battalion/1st ACC" with Natal 1d tied by 'NEWCASTLE/NATAL' cds, Durban & Sydney transits & Wollongong arrival b/s of MY10/1902, minor blemishes. [The war ended 31.5.1902]

200.00

No longer available


521

C

B

1908 National Phonograph/Edison Laboratory cover with 'PRINTED MATTER ONLY' h/s, to South Australia with Captain Cook 4d tied by Sydney cds, ink-stain at base & light vertical fold. Scarce item. [The rate was 1d per 4oz x4 for an article weighing between 12 & 16oz]

100.00

No longer available








522

PS

A/B

POSTAL STATIONERY: Selection with Postal Cards including Jubilee 2d (both) & 3d all fine unused, scenic issues x2 (one unused), punctured 'OS/NSW' for Australian Museum x2 & Sydney Harbour Trust, five items with 'SPECIMEN' Overprints, etc, mostly fine to very fine used or unused. (Qty 29)

350.00

No longer available


523

PS

B

POSTAL STATIONERY: ENVELOPES: Essay with embossed 1d - as used for the first Wrappers - in dull red & 'Specimen.' handstamp below, a few minor blemishes but very fresh.

300.00

No longer available




524

S

POSTMARKS: 1880s Electric Telegraph Office cancels on Postage 6d violet including multiples, includes 'ELEC TEL DEPT/SYDNEY NSW', 'ET DEPT/CHECK BRANCH', 'ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH OFFICE/PARRAMATTA' etc, strikes rather mixed but a very scarce group. (Qty 17 items)

250.00

$240.00T



QUEENSLAND


















525

*/O

Accumulation in stockbook from Chalons with a few imperfs then range of perforated including Small Star 1d *, Q/Crown 6d *, Large Chalon 10/- * and £1 *, also 'SPECIMEN' overprints on 4d, 6d, 5/- pink and Large Chalon 2/6d & 5/- plus used to 2/-, quantity of Sidefaces with many numeral cancels, datestamps including TPOs and other postmark interest noted 'OFFICIALLY R[EGISTERED]/SYDNEY/4d MORE T[O PAY]' on 2d, a few multiples and also some mint, Revenues with Stamp Duty to £1 and Impressed Duty to £6 including some KEVII issues, apparently unchecked for perf & wmk varieties, condition mixed but many fine. (Qty 100s)

500.00

$850.00T




526

*

A

1860-61 Small Star Clean-Cut Perf 14-16 'REGISTERED' (6d) olive-yellow SG 11, well centred, part o.g., Cat £1000. A very attractive example of this scarce stamp.

500.00

$1,150.00T






527

V

A A1

1860-61 Small Star 'REGISTERED' (6d) olive-yellow SG 11, exceptional centring & full perfs, superb 'CANC[ELLED]' handstamp, Cat £10,000. An oustanding rarity of the Australian Colonies. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2005) states "Genuine in all respects. Extremely rare as only six made".

Six examples each of the so-called "Ormond Hill Specimens" were produced by Perkins Bacon for all of "their" Colonies at the request of Rowland Hill's nephew and gifted to him, action that resulted in the Agent for the Crown Colonies terminating Perkins Bacon's printing contracts. 75 different stamps were involved, of 20 British Colonies and four stamps of Chile. The 'CANCELLED' h/s was applied to blocks of 6 that were later separated, often with scissors or a blade, resulting in many of the individual stamps having trimmed perfs on one or two sides.

For Queensland, the recorded stamps are 1d x4 (all with some perfs trimmed), 2d x4 (2), 6d x3 (2), 1/- x4 (1) and 'REGISTERED' x4 (3). A full "set" is in the Royal Collection. The stamp offered here is by far the finest of the 'REGISTERED's and is one of only seven of the Queensland stamps that has full perfs. It is at least the equal of Colonel Harrie Evans' 1/- that sold at the Prestige auction of 4.5.2002 for $10,640. At that time, these items Cat £3500 each. [See also Lot 854 for a copy of 'CANCELLED by Perkins Bacon' by Peter Jaffé]

15000.00

$31,000.00




528

**/*

A

1860-61 Small Star Rough Perf 14-16 3d brown SG 16 block of 9, well centred, large-part o.g. with four units being unmounted, Cat £765++. An exceptional multiple. [Apart from a block of 16, blocks of 9 are the largest recorded multiples]

2500.00

No longer available


529

*

A

1866-67 Lithographs 5/- pale rose SG 58, characteristic rough perfs & cut from the sheet at left to preserve the design, large-part o.g., Cat £1200.

1000.00

$750.00T




530

#

A+

1868-78 Crown/Q 6d apple-green Imperforate SG 92a block of 4, margins close to good, rich colour, Cat £1400+. Gorgeous and superb! [The Dale-Lichtenstein/Robert Jenkins block sold at the Prestige auction of 10.3.2007 for $4140. Bernie Manning's marginal block of 4 sold at the Prestige auction of 12.5.2007 for $5750]

3000.00

No longer available


531

P

A-

1882-95 Large Chalons master die proof with blank value tablets below the Queen's portrait & in the four corners, in black on thin card (40x46mm), insignificant blemishes. Ex Bradbury Wilkinson Archives. [This most beautiful of all Australian Colonial designs was engraved by Herbert Bourne. Bernie Manning's example affixed behind a larger recessed card sold at the Prestige auction of 13.6.2009 for $14,950]

6000.00

$4,600.00T




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