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Displaying 21 - 40 of 29 Lots in Category - Postal Stationery - Registration Envelopes
C of A - Postal History
Small box with some KGV items including commercial registereds from 'MURTOA/VIC', 'TAREE/NSW' & 'TULLAMORE/ NSW', 1920 KGV Sideface 4d Registration Envelope uprated to Denmark with scarce red/black RL of 'TAMBO' (Qld), two 5/10d rate Clipper covers to GB, condition variable; and a batch of 60+ Postal Stationery all philatelic with various Vietnam War cancels.
1921 (Dec 1) usage of KGV 5d Registration Envelope to New Zealand with Kangaroo Third Wmk 6d blue tied by Sydney cds, red RL label. [The rate was 2d per ½oz x4 + 3d registration. NB: the stamp appears to have Extensive Retouching at Left, especially in the upper-half. No such variety is recorded in the ACSC]
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SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1901 (July 13) Boer War usage of British 2d Registration Envelope to Largs Bay endorsed "From/Lt [?]/IBC" at upper-left, ORC 1d & 6d Surcharges tied by 'HEILBRON/ORC' cds, 'Passed Censor' h/s in violet, Cape Town transit & Adelaide arrival b/s of AU20/01, repaired flap fault. Boer War covers to South Australia are very scarce.
VICTORIA - Postmarks
Covers & postal stationery with cds including 1930 'STAUGHTON VALE' & 'ANAKIE' with Inverted Dateline (franked with Revenues & taxed), 1937 'BRIGHTON-WEST/VIC', 1931 'ST ANDREWS', 1931 'GREENDALE' etc, and Registration Envelopes including with 'NUTFIELD' (1961), 'MONT PARK' (1961) & poor 'MOSQUITO CREEK' (1927; the only recorded example; red label with Rat's Tail), etc, condition variable.
AUSTRALIA: 1919 commercial usage of KGV 4d orange Registration Envelope to Dutch Indies uprated with KGV 1d red pair tied by largely very fine strike of the rare 'PARAP/8FE19/NORTHERN TERRITORY' cds (rated RRRR), rare 'PARAPARAP NT' red & black/white registration label, Darwin transit & poor arrival b/s. Parap (1) renamed from Paraparap 1/12/1918; closed 8/10/1921.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND - Postal History
1959-64 Australian Postal Agency 1963 airmail usage of 30c Registration Envelope to Nyasaland via Sydney (!) with Pictorials 4c Flower, 6c Palms & 10c Crane tied by #1 cds, 'LILONGWE (1)' transit & 'KASUNGU' arrival b/s. A remarkable origin/destination cover.
1970-2005 Australian Currency 1971 airmail usage of 25c Registration Envelope to GB with Fish 5c & 30c tied by 37mm #1 cds, 'CHRISTMAS ISLAND/INDIAN OCEAN' registration label, Singapore transit b/s. Very scarce.
1926-37 inwards covers 1) 1926 (Oct 10) from USA flown Washington-Philadelphia then by sea (believed the earliest "airmail" item to the Seychelles); 2) 1935 (Sep 29) commercial from GB per Imperial Airways GB-Mombasa; 3) 1936 (Jan 29) US-GB per "Ile de France" to contact with Imperial Airways to Nairobi where forwarded to Seychelles; 4) 1936 (Nov 25) commercial usage of GB 4½d Registration Envelope "Via Mombasa/& KPM" (Dutch shipping line) uprated with KGV & KEVIII franking; and 5) 1937 (Nov 2) USA to Holland per "Queen Mary" then KLM to Bombay but with 'KARACHI/CANCELLED' h/s; all with 'VICTORIA' arrival cds, a few mostly minor faults.
1945 (Aug 6) usage of KGVI 20c Registration Envelope size F with rare albeit philatelic franking of 5r Pirogue on reverse, to Kenya self-censored by the sender with military censor h/s #7428, 'ELDORET' arrival b/s. [6.8.1945 was the last day of military censorship on the Seychelles]