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Displaying 121 - 140 of 344 Lots in Category - Australian Colonies - General




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NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History




571

PS

B

1890 usage of 1888 Jubilee 2d blue postal card inscribed 'For UNITED KINGDOM &c/by the long Sea Route' to Germany with message headed on board "SMS Sophia, Jervis Bay", 1d Centennial added tied by Rays '357' and small part 'TOMERONG' cds alongside, taxed with Sydney 'T' inverted triangle cachet, Bavarian 'KB BAHNPOST' TPO d/s on face, on arrival rated "3d/80" [pfennig] postage due, minor faults. [The pre-UPU 6d Europe ship letter rate should have been paid as the 2d and 3d treaty postcard rates applied only to items sent to the UK]

300.00

$380.00








572

PS

B

1893 usage of 1d+1d reply lettercard to "Grand Turk/Turks Islands/West Indies" with Sydney 'DE26/93' duplex cancel and lengthy personal message starting "This being Xmas Eve ...", New York transit b/s and 'TURKS ISLANDS/FE127/94' arrival d/s on face, unused reply portion attached, a few aging marks. Great destination.

190.00

No longer available


573

C

B

1903 (July 31) cover to New York with Jubilee 2d indigo tied by 'Z'-in-bars with very fine 'NZ MARINE PO/RMS SIERRA' cds in blue alongside, New York arrival b/s of AUG21/1903, minor blemishes.

250.00

No longer available


574

CL

B

1906 long cover to New Zealand with Arms 1d red and Commonwealth 9d brown & blue perf 12x12 tied Sydney '26MY06' d/s paying five-times 2d per oz British Empire rate, 'WELLINGTON/30MY06/NZ' arrival b/s, couple of folds & minor edge faults not affecting stamps. The 9d was issued primarily for parcel and telegraphic use, and is difficult to find on correctly-rated commercial covers.

200.00

No longer available


575

C

B A-

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY: 'NAVAL W/T STATION/22DEC1939/BELCONNEN, A.C.T.' large oval d/s in red on cover to Victoria with 1d tied by 'YASS/NSW' cds, minor aging marks and back flap missing. [The Naval Wireless Telegraph Station opened in December 1939. Its massive long-range transmitter and 600ft high aerials allowed it to reach submerged submarines far out in the Pacific & Indian Oceans]

250.00

$380.00




576

S=

POSTMARKS: Two 64pp stockbooks of mostly KGV material with numerous small &/or closed offices, noted 'CRONULLA BEACH' (1927), 'EUNGAI RAILWAY' (1927, type unrecorded by Hopson & Tobin), 'GULPA' (1946), 'GURRUNDAH' (1923), 'KING'S PLAINS', 'McALISTER', 'RED RANGE', 'ROTHBURY', etc, WWI Military Camps including 'CASULA...' & 'MENANGLE...' on damaged covers, 'MOORE PARK... & 'ROSEBERY PARK...', also some TPOs, many very fine strikes & many on piece, also noted a good number of 1/4d stamps. (Qty 1500+)

750.00

$400.00



QUEENSLAND




577

C

A-

1858 (Apr 7) Bank of Australasia outer with Diadems 2d pair - full margins - & 'REGISTERED' (6d) -shaved at top & right - tied by poor cancels of 'DALBY/NSW' (cds b/s), similar transit of 'DRAYTON' & 'IPSWICH' arrival b/s. Very clean & attractive for this correspondence.

1250.00

$1,050.00T



QUEENSLAND


578

G/F

A/B

1860 Large Star Imperf 1d carmine-rose SG 1, a large stamp with Rays '74' of Goondiwindi; 2d blue SG 2, margins just clear to large with outer framelines except at the base, tied to small piece by Rays '131' of Gladstone; and 6d green SG 3, margins just clear to large with full outer framelines & a fragment of the adjoining unit at right, Brisbane duplex; Cat 3400. A well above-average set. (3)

1000.00

No longer available




579

F

A

1860 Large Star Imperf 1d carmine-rose SG 1, very fine but for the design being just touched at lower-right, light Rays '87' of Drayton; 2d blue SG 2, margins close to good with complete outer framelines, indistinct cancel; and 6d green SG 3, good to large margins & outer framelines except at right, Brisbane duplex cancel; Cat 3400. A finer & more attractive set. RPSofL Certificate (1963) for the 6d. (3)

1500.00

No longer available




580

G

A

1860 Large Star Imperf 1d carmine-rose SG 1, margins good to large with complete framelines & at L/R a fragment of the outer frameline from the adjoining unit at right, Cat 800. David Brandon Certificate (1977).

500.00

No longer available






581

F

A+

1860 Large Star Imperf 1d carmine-rose SG 1, margins large to huge with framelines at base from the adjoining unit below & a chunk of the adjoining unit at left, superb 'Q.L'-in-Rays cancel, Cat 800. A magnificent stamp! Giulio Bolaffi (1963; translated "perfect...enormous margins, freshest colour...one of the finest in existence..."), Sergio Sismondo (2008; "...is entirely free from faults or repairs...") & David Brandon (2008) Certificates. [For this issue, it is considered that this stamp is surpassed only by Marcel Burrus' incredible 6d]

2500.00

No longer available


582

F

B/C

1860 Large Star Imperf 2d blue horizontal strip of 3, good margins & complete outer framelines except at the base where a bit cut-into, light indistinct cancels, Cat 5400++. An extremely rare multiple. [Bernie Manning recorded seven pairs & eight strips of 3, one in the Royal Collection. A very fine pair sold at the Prestige auction of 24.1.2004 for $8960]

1500.00

No longer available


583

#

B

1860 Large Star Clean-Cut Perf 14-16 6d green SG 6, very well centred, minor toning, unused, Cat 1400.

600.00

No longer available








584

P

B

1860 Small Star Watermark complete sheet of 240 impressions (12x20) with 'POSTAGE' six times in the margins, central horizontal fold, aging/damp-spotting on the reverse only.

250.00

$190.00






585

#*

A/B

1862-67 No Watermark 1d Indian red (small separation fault at lower-left), 1d vermilion, 2d pale blue, 2d blue pair, 3d, 6d apple-green, 6d yellow-green & 1/- SG 21-29 group, some characteristic irregular perfs, unused, a couple with part-o.g., Cat 1825. (Qty 9)

450.00

No longer available






586

O

B

1862-67 No Watermark 6d yellow-green with Major Plate Scratch at Lower-Right SG 27b - toned perfs - with smudged cancel clear of the variety on 1866 cover to Yorkshire, backstamps of 'YAAMBA' (SE2/66), Rockhampton, Brisbane & superb Leeds arrival of 17NO66, light vertical fold at left. A rare stamp on cover.

400.00

No longer available




587

F

A

1868-74 Truncated Star 2d blue horizontal pair, the right-hand unit being the normal Truncated Star Watermark but the left-hand unit being Small Star Watermark, light Rays '48' cancels. A remarkable instance of a wrong watermark 'bit' being inserted (replaced) on the dandy roll. [Far superior quality to Bernie Manning's similar pair, described as the only known pair outside the Royal Collection, which sold for $1840. Imagine the excitement - and the price - if this was a First Wmk/Second Wmk se-tenant pair of Kangaroos!]

400.00

$675.00




588

#

B

1868-78 Crown/Q Perf 13 4d yellow SG 89, well centred, minor blemishes, unused, Cat 2250. A rare stamp. [Very fine mint examples sold at the Prestige auctions of 10.3.2007 & 12.5.2007 for $3450 & $3910 respectively]

600.00

$625.00




589

*/**

A

1868-78 Crown/Q Perf 12 3d brown SG 101 block of 4, large-part o.g. with the lower units being unmounted, Cat 480++ (mounted).

300.00

$290.00




590

*

A/B

1868-78 Crown/Q Perf 12 6d yellow-green SG 106 block of 9 from the top of the sheet, the upper units with Horizontal Watermark Line Only (Crown/Q Omitted), minor stains/tonespots, large-part o.g., Cat 2250++.

1500.00

No longer available


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