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Displaying 1 - 20 of 29 Lots in Category - unusual origins or destinations




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised








123

CPS

A/B

POSTAL HISTORY: Useful commercial selection all with 1d Canberra comprising single on local insurance company envelope, single + 3d Air to Lord Mayor of London, singles on two underpaid & taxed covers to USA, x3 on cover to NZ cancelled 'AUCKLAND/LOOSE/LETTERS' cds, single + KGV 1d Melbourne-Sydney with Late Fee cds, x4 Perth-Kalgoorlie, pairs to Colombia, Germany, USA & South Africa, solo on PPC to Germany, single + KGV d on 1935 Esperanto postcard to Sweden, and singles on uprated 1d Envelopes to Germany (philatelic) & Japan; plus between one & five examples on registered covers from 'SHAW/NSW' to Sydney with blank R label, Brisbane-Thursday Island, Canberra-South Africa, Sydney-Germany, Townsville-Germany with no R label, Lord Hopetoun Club envelope Canberra-GB, and uprated Registration Envelope Victoria-USA; mostly very fine. (Qty 22)

500.00

$750.00T



C of A - Postal Stationery - Envelopes






154

PS

A/B

Used selection including Star 1d red with Left Point Broken (uncancelled), 1d+d x2, 1d black-brown Die 2, 1d brown to the Bahamas (b/s) & to USA uprated with 1d cutout, & 2d orange, Star with 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet, 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d orange (stained) & 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet, KGVI 3d Knife 2 ACSC #EP45(2) with scarce Hobart 'COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/1901 JUBILEE 1951' slogan & 3d registered to Spain, QEII 5d light blue uprated with 4c Coil for internal airmail, etc, fine to very fine. (Qty 21)

350.00

No longer available

C of A - Postal History


294

C

B

1927 'Illustrated Souvenir of the visit of/...the Duke & Duchess of York' with 18 fold-out Sydney views, to Estonia with KGV 1d tied by Sydney cds, minor defects & light toning.

100.00

$75.00T




298

C

A

1935 registered airmail cover to Liechtenstein ! with scarce solo franking of Jubilee 2/- violet tied by 'HALLS CREEK/WA' cds with blue & black/white 'R' label at L/R, Darwin & Vienna transits & Vaduz arrival b/s, redirected to Switzerland with Zurich arrival b/s. [The All Up airmail rate was 1/9d + 3d registration]

200.00

$600.00




302

CL

B

1938 (Mar 10) double-rate commercial cover to South West Africa with scarce franking of 5/- Roo (rounded corner) + Large Kooka 6d tied by Brisbane cds, minor faults. [The All Up rate was 2/9d per oz to South Africa & accepted at that rate]

250.00

$280.00T






















303

C/CL

1938-39 Empire Air Mail Scheme (EAMS) collection with a couple of pre-scheme covers at 1/6d, British 'STAGE 3' pamphlet & leaflet re extension of service to Australasia, first day of service from GB including to New Guinea, New Hebrides, Fiji & Nauru, and from Australia including to Singapore & Ulster, one with huge commemorative cachet in violet, about 20 commercial covers from Australia with various frankings & a rare commercial usage of a PPC at the 3d postcard rate, also a commercial cover from Papua to GB, etc. Ex Neil Russell. [The illustration is above Lot 304] (Qty 50+)

500.00

$380.00T




312

C

A-

1943 (Aug 26) airmail cover with 1/6d to Fanning Island endorsed "via Auckland-Suva-Honolulu", censored at Sydney & Honolulu, minor blemishes. [Neither Breckon nor Walker notes any trans-Pacific air services at this time. The absence of transit or arrival b/s suggests the cover was carried by sea but....]

200.00

$150.00T
















316

C

1966-79 solo frankings all different airmail usages mostly overseas including Fish 7c & 10c, Birds 13c PPC to USA, Navigators 50c, 1969 Primary Industry 15c Timber PPC to UK, AustraliaAsia 7c PPC to NZ & 15c greeting card to UK, 30c Cook & Qantas, Pioneers 10c, 15c, 50c & 60c, National Development 8c PPC to NZ, 30c Beef Roads & 35c Mapping, 1975 PNG Independence 25c PPC to Canada, 1976 Olympics 25c PPC to USA & 40c to Canada, 1978 Trees 45c to Finland, Christmas issues noted 1967 5c to NZ & 25c to UK, 1972 35c to UK, etc, a couple on illustrated envelopes, condition generally fine. (Qty 70)

300.00

No longer available

NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History




452

CPS

C/A

Registered covers comprising 1) 1888 4d Registration Envelope via Pacific to "Boaz Island/Bermuda" uprated with 6d mauve & 1/- black, New York exchange office label affixed, 'HAMILTON/BERMUDA' arrival b/s, overall soiling; 2) 1912 to USA with d & 5d; and 3) 1913 double-rate to Stanley Gibbons in New York with 8d Lyrebird. (Qty 3)

300.00

No longer available


453

C

A+

1834 outer endorsed "via Sydney" and "p Apprentice via Mauritius", to the Cape Colony with oval 'POST PAID SHIP LTR/[crown]/1OC1/1834/SYDNEY' d/s in red (month slug reversed) & largely fine '[crown]/GENERAL POST OFFICE/JA21/1835/CAPE OF GOOD HOPE' arrival on the face. Superb! [The unknown origin is tantalising!]

250.00

$1,000.00T



SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Official Stamps - Departmental Overprints


672

C

B

PRIVATE SECRETARY (to the Governor): Black 'P.S.' on Perf 10 4d dull purple horizontal pair - perfs at left slightly trimmed - tied by GPO cds of JA1/76 to neat cover with embossed 'Government House/[Coat of Arms]' on the flap, to "Germantown/Philadelphia", London transit of 22FE76 in red on the face, minor soiling. RPSofV Certificate (2019). [Tony Presgrave has recorded seven 'P.S.' covers, of which this is the latest]

4000.00

$8,000.00T



TASMANIA - Postal History






751

C

B

1881 (Apr 14) cover with oval 'J & D MACKEY/Ship Builders/HOBART TOWN' cachet on the flap, to Massachusetts "via San Francisco" with 'TASMANIA' 6d tied by Hobart duplex, 'SAN FRANCISCO CAL/MAY/18/ST SHIP' arrival b/s, superb '5/CENTS' h/s for postage due on inwards ship letters, Postage Due 1c x2 & 3c Scott #J1 & 3 with superb target cancels, roughly opened at right & some soiling on the reverse. [With lengthy social letter] See also Lot 858.

750.00

$725.00T



VICTORIA - Postal History




816

C

1) 1853 stampless from USA, variously rated, part-Melbourne arrival b/s, overall soiling; 2) 1856 large-part insurance town-letter with Queen-on-Throne 2d turned & another example affixed, both with bold BN '1'; 3) 1859 to GB with Queen-on-Throne 6d pair; & 4) to Tasmania Queen-on-Throne 6d tied by BN '60' of Hobart. (Qty 4)

600.00

No longer available

WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History


858

C

B

1883 (Mar 21) cover to Massachusetts with 6d mauve tied by 15-bar '6' cancel of 'ALBANY' (cds alongside), endorsed "Via San Francisco" but carried via London (transit b/s of AP23/83), New York transit b/s plus three different tax markings & 'NORTH EASTHAM/MAY/5/1883/MASS' arrival cds all on the face, Postage Due 3c pale brown Scott #J3 pair with mss "H" cancels on the flap, a few blemishes. A very appealing cover. [Not included in the Pope & Reynolds Census] See also Lot 751.

1000.00

$1,250.00T



MISCELLANEOUS










878

CPS

World postal history mostly from an Australian family's correspondence with many inwards covers including 1940s from Fiji with straight-line 'DAVUTU' x2 or rubber 'PO WAINUNU' cancels, 1946 with North Borneo BMA Overprints & 'VICTORIA/7 1 1946/LABUAN' linotype cancel, Papua 1d Postal Card commercially used in 1909, 1936 registered from Timor, 1936 registered air from Thailand, USA illustrated 'SS Sierra' cover cancelled at Honolulu, etc, condition variable but inspection will be rewarded. (Qty 100 approx)

400.00

$1,000.00



BELGIUM




968

C

B

1856 stampless outer with superb 'DEVRIES-VERMYLEN/ANVERS' merchant's cachet in blue, to Melbourne "Par Royal Charter/Via Liverpool" with 'ANVERS/26/SEPT/3-4S/1856' cds & boxed 'PD' h/s on the face & 'ANGLETERRE PAR LA FRANCE' transit b/s, superb 35mm 'SHIP LETTER/[crown]/SP28/1856/LIVERPOOL' transit b/s plus light London cds & fancy '3' h/s on the face, light Melbourne arrival b/s in red, minor blemishes. A rare origin/destination cover. [The addressee, Gustav Jean-Baptiste Beckx, was a prominent woolbroker & the Belgian Consul-General in Australia]

750.00

$6,500.00



IRELAND




1119

C

B

1849 (Feb 28) stampless entire to "Poste Restante/Rome" with 'KENDAL' b/s in blue & London transit b/s, French 'fleur-de-lis' cachet, Italian 'VIA DI/PT DEAUVOISIDI' cachet & French-pattern 'ROMA' arrival b/s in red. Scarce destination for non-Church mail.

150.00

No longer available

JAPAN




1124

CPS

A-/B

WWII OCCUPATION: c.1943 Military Postal Card (samurai) & two covers to soldiers on Gilberts Kwajalein or Truk each with American 'APPROVED BY C-2/Hq 27th Inf Div APO 27/% PM San Francisco Cal' cachet indicating capture & subsequent release by the US Forces. (Qty 3)

350.00

$270.00T



MAURITANIA




1132

C

B

1939 (Sep 29) cover to Finland with rare double-framed 'No 001317/Opened by Censor/Mauritius' with Hyphen below 'o' label (Little #Li) re-examined & re-sealed with plain brown tape tied by triple-oval '*PASSED BY CENSOR*/ MAURITIUS' h/s L#HiiA, 25c & 1r with 'BEAU BASSIN' cds & registration label.

100.00

$75.00



NAURU - Postal History


1150

C

B

1912 philatelic cover to "Nauru/Western Pacific" with Gilbert & Ellice Islands 2d 2d & 5d tied by '.../GPO/OCEAN ISLAND' cds, fine 'NAURU' arrival b/s. Attractive. Ex John Darnell & William Pate. [The British Empire foreign rate was 2d + 3d registration (endorsed but not effected) so in any event the postage paid was excessive]

300.00

$230.00T




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