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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - Postal Stationery - Postal Cards
C of A - Decimal Issues
2017 Melbourne Stamp & Coin Show Vietnam War M/S, Aust/Christmas Island Year of the Rooster booklet, Norfolk Island Waterfalls M/S & 'SEASON/PASS' Postal Card all overprinted for the Patron's Club & numbered 062/150, plus 'DAILY/PASS' postal cards x4.
(Qty 8 items)
C of A - Postal Stationery
Mostly pre-decimal selection of Postal Cards x14 including Coronation x2, modern scenic types commercially used x3, STO 3d for Wallace McGee (Dubbo) & 'OS' 1d green x3; Letter Cards 1925 1½d with Standard Perfs CTO & WWI Gratuitous Distribution with Poem on Reverse unused (a little stained mostly on the back); STO Envelope Star 1d green for Shire of Orbost, KGV Oval 2d on 1½d for Shire of Heidelberg (unused), KGV 1d green for Shire of Colac (unused), QEII 5d pale blue unusual size for LASB registered & 5c long envelope for DA Constructions (Geelong) and 'OS' Victoria 1d uprated with KGV ½d adhesive (unused) & KGV Star 1½d red for Sub-Treasury (Sydney); Registration Envelopes 4d Roo with boxed 'REGISTERED' & KGV 5d with Red Star both CTO; etc, those mentioned are fine to very fine.
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
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]
QUEENSLAND - Postal History
POSTAL CARDS: 1908 QV 1d orange issued for the American 'Great White Fleet' visit, very early usage with 'IPSWICH/29AU08/QUEENSLAND' cds to Scotland, message states "I have posted a Sydney Mail giving a/c of American Fleet visit to Australia". Only 5760 sold.
PACIFIC ISLANDS: Tonga comprising 1d scenic Postal Cards x6 plus 3 others, also pickings from Dutch Indies, Fiji, Hawaii, New Caledonia, Samoa, Fanning Island, Norfolk Island & Papua, used or unused, condition variable but many fine.
POSTAL STATIONERY: Mostly used two-volume collection with Postal Cards x200 approximately including formular types x20, surcharges, scenic issues & other unusual types; Letter Cards x27; Envelopes x63 including Surcharges, Stamped-To-Order including two multi-advert types, & modern pictorial types to Australia; Wrappers x22; Aerogrammes x30 mostly to Australia; Telegraphic/Pneumatic x14 including 'TUBES...' Envelope; also miscellaneous types including military & other unstamped items; many uprated, some better destinations, good postmark content, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Offered completely intact.
(Qty 370 approx)
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS
1910 commercial usage of German 10pf Postal Card with message headed "SS Germania/Feb 20th 10", to Michigan with very fine 'DEUTSCH SEEPOST/JALUIT-LINIE/21.2/10 - b ' cds used aboard the 'Germania'. The message states "just coming back from two months mostly in the Gilbert Islands. We expect to reach Kusaie [now Kosrae] tomorrow...", a trifle aged. [There was no formal postal service in the Gilberts until 1.1.1911, when Butaritari opened & the first G&E stamps were issued]
PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period - Postal History
1913 social usage of 1d Postal Card to Victoria with largely very fine strike of the Dutch ' * VAN LINSCHOTEN * ' ship's cachet in violet, Brisbane machine b/s of 5FEB13, unusually fine for these cards. Rare shipboard usage.
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