Prestige Philately Auction 231 CatalogueLot 259Catalogue by themeWar Tax Stamps
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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - War Tax Stamps
C of A - Postal Stationery - Envelopes (Official)
1919 1d red Die I ('OS'-of-dots) + ½d green (solid 'OS') ACSC #EO5 on grey stock for Deputy Commissioner of Maternity Allowances, Melbourne War Savings Certificates slogan cancel of 9DE/1919. Superb! [John Sinfield's equally fine example sold at the Prestige auction of 20.11.2004 for $1380]
C of A - Postal Stationery - Postal Cards
1918 New Shaded Heading 1d red ACSC #P47 with printed advice for S Hoffnung & Co & uprated with KGV ½d green - 'SH/&/Co LTD' perfin - for the War Tax, corner bend at lower-left & a bit soiled, Cat $1500. Rare: the ACSC states that fewer than 10 used & only three unused examples have been recorded. All the used examples have been uprated. The vast majority from this printing were surcharged.
C of A - First Day Covers
1941 War Tax Surcharges '2½d' on 2d, '3½d' on 3d & '5½d' on 5d Ram plus the four Definitives issued on the same day 1d brown-purple, 1½d green, 2d mauve & 3d purple-brown all tied to plain Sydney Press Club cover by 'PARLIAMENT HOUSE/10DE41/NSW' cds, registered with Sydney transit b/s of the same date & 'BALGOWLAH' arrival b/s of the 11DE41, Cat $2375 for five FDCs. Rare & superb! [The only such dual issue FDC we have seen]
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C of A - Postal History
1918 & 1922 two plain OHMS medal envelopes franked with 'OS' punctures KGV 5d Rough Paper (faults, Cat $1500 on cover) or KGV 2d orange + Roo 2½d both registered Melbourne to Yarram, a few faults.