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Displaying 201 - 220 of 211 Lots in Category - Postmarks
1944 inwards cover (flap unsealed) to Miss Agnes Ross with New Zealand KGVI 1d green tied 'UPPER SYMONDS ST/23AU/1944' roller cancel paying printed matter rate, censored with 'PASSED/DDA/8/("119")' crowned octagonal cachet in blue, 'PITCAIRN ISLANDS/-4NOV44/POST OFFICE' arrival d/s on face, couple of very minor blemishes.
1945 New Zealand Patriotic Fund 'On Active Service' cover airmail to "The Old House/Pitcairn Islands" from 2nd Lt RD Evison (Engineers #213651) with 'NZEF/FIELD/POST OFFICE' cachet most likely used in Fiji, 'CENSORED' cachet in green signed by sender, Pitcairn arrival cds of 30JAN45 on face, forwarded to Australia, couple of very minor blemishes.
SOUTHERN: 1929 OHMS formular Registration Envelope with 'General Post Office, Salisbury' imprint at L/L, to Canada with Admirals 1d & 6d tied 'SALISBURY SR/REGISTERED' cds, black-on-pink R label and 'DIST. POSTMASTER'S OFFICE' oval d/s in violet (another on back) alongside, London Winnipeg & Moose Jaw transits and 'AVONLEA/AP15/29' arrival b/s, couple of very minor blemishes.
No longer available
AMERICAN SAMOA: 1933-36 three covers to NSW all with very fine strikes of the 'LEONE, TUTUILA, SAMOA' datestamp, the last with 'APIA' transit on the face, a few blemishes. PO 17/6/1931; closed 7/4/1948.
POSTAL CARDS: 1931 philatelic return-usage of US 3c reply-half with two strikes of the rare 'VICTORIA/20-8-31/SEYCHELLES' bridge-type cds, message initialled "SM" by the Postmaster S Mathiot, staining removed. Rare: the only other recorded example is a part-strike of 9-1-41 on loose 9c.
ENVELOPES: 1895 15c blue "Square" Format H&M #E2a to an Armenian at "Trebizonde/Turquie d'Asie/Mer Noire" (= Black Sea; extraordinary origin/destination usage) with light 'TREBIZONDE/TURQUIE D'ASIE' arrival; 1895 30c brown Envelope H&M #E3 registered to Missouri with 12c Die II tied by code '5' cds & 'ST LOUIS MO/AUG 11 1895' arrival d/s in purple; and 1902 'SIX CENTS' on 8c carmine Envelope "Rectangle" Format H&M #E5b to England with two strikes of the scarce 'PRASLIN BAY ST ANSE' cds & code 'B' (upright) transit cds; a little aged. A rare trio.
1940 (Sep 6) commercial cover to South Africa with 9c scarlet pair tied by scarce 'GRAND ANSE' bridge-type cds, 'PASSED BY CENSOR/Seychelles No 2' cachet (#H.IV.2) in violet; and illustrated advertising cover for Meikles Hotel in Salisbury Rhodesia with arrival b/s & the No 2 censor cachet on the face.
1943 (Nov 14) soiled OAS cover to Australia with very fine '[eagle]/RAF/CENSOR/596' cachet used on Seychelles & 3c Tortoise - paying no recorded overseas rate - cancelled in transit at RAF Mombasa with 'EA/APO 81' cds, opened & passed at Sydney. [RAF Seychelles was established in March 1943. Flown per Sunderland flying boat of 230 Squadron, this is believed to be the earliest recorded RAF censor cover from the Seychelles]
SOUTH AFRICA - (Provinces)
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE: 1853 Perkins Bacon Paper Deeply Blued 1d pale brick-red SG 1 regular pair, almost full margins, largely very fine strike of the 'C/GH' cancel, Cat £900+. A very scarce #1 multiple.
1917 South Africa ½d Postal Card with 'KARIBIB' cds and '105' censor, two 1919 German Postal Cards to Swakopmund both with 'PASSED BY CENSOR' English & bilingual cachets, 1924 Germany PPC to Windhuk with South African overprinted ½d & 1d Postage Dues, postmarks including two with Railways ovals (one on 4d 'SWA' overprint Registration Envelope alongside 'ARIAMSVLEI' cachet), 'EXHIBITION' and 'MARIENTAL' altered German-era cds, 1936 1d 'SWA' Postal Card uprated for 6d airmail rate to Germany, etc, condition variable.
Pre-1948 selection with superb undated '.../PO/ATAFU/ISLAND' on G&E 5d on piece, 1927 & 1935 pieces with NZ stamps tied by 'FAKAOFO/UNION ISLANDS' cds, 1945 covers from the 3 islands, 1946 two sets of covers from the 3 islands with Samoa stamps (two with Pictorials 4d to 3/-), 1947 Apia-Nukunono flight, 1948 (June 21) set of Last Day of Samoan Stamps covers.
(Qty 18 items)