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Displaying 1 - 20 of 149 Lots in Category - Great Britain




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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA












20

**/*OCPS

Huge accumulation with used Kangaroos & KGV Heads then later in quantity including some on paper, Decimals mint in packets & Yearbooks with substantial face value, big hoard of FDCs and PSEs heavily duplicated in places, lots of commemorative cancels plus some unused, noted 1970 Expo, Royal Visit & Grasslands official Australia Post FDCs unaddressed, also Worldwide including Australian Territories, NZ, GB, Fiji, Gilberts/Kiribati extensive 1976-80s mint collection with official & specimen overprints (lots of thematic interest), Europe & USA in old albums, etc, also small box of coins including a few Uncirculated sets, condition variable but mostly fine. Weighs 96kgs. Leave lots of time to view this one. (Qty 1000s)

500.00

$800.00



C of A - Postal History




427

C

A-

1915 to "Lt BF Rowe, c/- Thomas Cooks & Sons, Cairo" with KGV 1d red, re-directed to London by the forwarding agents with 'COOK'S POST OFFICE/CAIRO/6-X-15' cds on face (plus b/s) where re-addressed to "Meynell Hospital/8 Lennox Gardens/London", couple of minor blemishes. [Presumably Lt Rowe was wounded on Gallipoli and evacuated to England]

150.00

$210.00




434

C

A-

1918 (Feb 21) Mercury window-faced envelope with Rough Paper 1d red tied by superb strike of the rare 'HELP TO WIN THE WAR/BUY WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES/ELIGIBLES ENLIST' slogan of Hobart. Previously recorded only for Melbourne & Brisbane.

100.00

No longer available




445

C

B

1925 Scottish PPC with 'PRESTWICK/AYRSHIRE' cds on d x2 only, very fine rubber 'T 1D'-in-oval h/s & KGV 1d red in lieu of Postage Due tied by 'BURNIE/TASMANIA' cds, light crease.

100.00

$75.00




450

CPS

1931 & 1936 registered covers from England to South Australia with blue/white '.../ASSESSMENT LABEL/Customs Duty to Pay' or black/pink 'POSTAL CUSTOMS/SOUTH AUSTRALIA/Passed...' labels, a few faults not affecting the labels. (Qty 2)

100.00

No longer available








453

PS

A-/B

1934 GB KGV d large STO Envelope (245x165mm) for McMillan & Co (London) to Victoria with Australia-London Customs Duty 'ONE/CENT' on d red & brown pair tied to face by 'CANCELLED' cachet, plus Royal Institute of International Affairs cover with 'TWO/CENTS' on 1d gold & blue and unoverprinted d 'mixed franking', 1935 with 'THREE/CENTS' on 2d green & orange and 1937 with 1d gold & blue all similarly tied on face of large covers, a few minor blemishes. Apparently stamps overprinted in US currency were surplus to requirements and were sent back to London to be used-up there. (Qty 4)

250.00

No longer available


463

C

A-

1937 1937 Great Britain Kohl Scientific Instruments cover to NSW with KGV d tied London '30SEP/1937' cancel paying printed matter rate with flap unsealed, 'SURCHARGED/11NOV1937/by/CUSTOMS' time-clock d/s in violet & 'CUSTOMS DUTY/D/TO PAY' cachet in red on face, Postage Dues d only affixed alongside tied 'DELIVERY ROOM GPO/23NO37/SYDNEY' cds, minor blemishes. [Incoming advertising material was subject to duty, purportedly to protect the local printing industry, but with the bizarre result that addressees were in effect charged to receive 'junk mail'; the only possible 'solo' usage of the d Postage Due was for the payment of this duty]

250.00

$190.00




466

C

B

1938-39 Empire Air Mail Scheme (Sep 9) airmail cover to GB at the EAMS 5d rate with KGV 5d, endorsed "Please return/left for Australia" with 'UNDELIVERABLE...' h/s & processed through Sydney DLO.

100.00

No longer available


467

C

A

1938-39 Empire Air Mail Scheme cover to GB with KGV 5d tied by 'SHIP MAIL ROOM/6MR39/MELBOURNE' cds. Nothing to look at but this is only the third cover identified as having been carried per 'Capella' which was wrecked on landing at Batavia AAMC #843a, Cat $900. NB: the plane was flying from Australia, not from GB as noted in the AAMC: see Proud 'Intercontinental Airmails Vol II: Asia & Australasia' at page 431 where it is stated 'On 11 March Capella struck a sunken wreck while landing at Batavia...'

1000.00

No longer available








473

C

A/A-

1945-46 "test letters" flown to GB per Qantas x2 or from GB per BOAC x2, with the enclosed slips. (Qty 8 items)

150.00

$115.00T




478

C

A-

1953 airmail to ".../HMS Glory, c/- BFMO Tokyo" endorsed "HM Ships in Korea" with 1d Princess tied by Newtown (NSW) slogan cancel, minor blemishes. Rarely seen inwards mail to Korean War serviceman. [HMS Glory was a British aircraft carrier which had served as part of the Pacific Fleet in WWII and returned to service during the Korean War]

100.00

$170.00




494

C

A-

1966 airmail to England with 'ON SERVICE' & 'DEFENCE FORCES/2/POSTAGE CONCESSION' cachets and Birds 6c Honeyeater single franking tied Melbourne parcel roller cancel paying Great Britain Defence Forces in Australia rate, minor blemishes.

100.00

$75.00








499

C/CL

A/B

1970-75 British Forces airmail covers to a Bank in GB with various Concessional Rate handstamps & franked with 6c QEII, 6c Flower (small cover), 6c Gemstone, 2c Floral Coil strip of 3, 1c + Pioneer 5c, or QEII 7c. Scarce group (Qty 6)

200.00

No longer available

C of A - Military - World War I


504

C

B

WORLD WAR I: 1915 Young Men's Christian Association, Brisbane illustrated envelope showing Lord Kitchener headed 'WITH THE COMMONWEALTH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE/ON ACTIVE SERVICE' sent unfranked to Western Australia with '7TH INF BDE/27-AU-15/FIELD PO' cds used on Gallipoli Peninsula, censored by commanding officer with his signature on face, a few blemishes.

150.00

$115.00








505

C

A-

WORLD WAR I: 1915 British 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE' Honour Envelope to Victoria with '1ST AUST DIV FIELD P[O]/-4SE15' cds used on Gallipoli Peninsula, couple of very minor blemishes. [Enclosed letter signed "Donald C Stewart 378, 2nd Field Co Engns, 4th Section, AIF" includes "By most of the early reports of the war you will have noticed that the Turks cannot shoot but I can assure you that this is not exactly true at any rate it does not apply to their snipers because if any man puts his head above the parapet in the day time it is very seldom that he tells you what he saw (for the very good reason, death)"!]

150.00

$160.00








506

C

A-

WORLD WAR I: 1915 British 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE' Honour Envelope to Forth, Tasmania with '4TH AUST INF/BGDE/10-X-15/ FIELD/PO' cds, on arrival Launceston 'CL2/[crown]/PASSED BY/CENSOR' double-ring cachet in violet applied on face, minor blemishes. [Enclosed letter headed "Gallipoli Peninsula/Oct 8th 1915" mentions "...just now we are out of the trenches for a spell after a month of them" and rather ironically predicts "... the job [will be] finished so far as the Eastern Front is concerned ..." and "We will all be home for Christmas": the decision to evaculate Gallipoli was made in November 1915 and completed by 20.12.1915, and is considered as tactically the most (only?) successful part of the whole operation; those evacuated spent Christmas on Lemnos Island, Greece]

150.00

$160.00






507

C

C

WORLD WAR I: 1916 use of Melbourne YMCA envelope in GB with large-part strike of the rare 'AUST/CASUALTY CLEAR'G/ STATION/....BASE/AIF' cachet, damaged at left in transit with 'ENG MAIL TPO/IN 29SE16/VIC' b/s and boxed 'RECEIVED TORN/E.M. T.P.O.' h/s of Victoria's English Mail TPO on face & reverse.

250.00

$220.00T










513

PS

A

WORLD WAR II: LIBERATED POWs: 1945 (Oct 1) usage of GB formular aerogramme endorsed "Lib UK PW" with the message headed "c/o 3 Australian Repl Co / Manila PI" to England with 'AUST ARMY PO/241' cds. [Ted Proud records APO 241 at Hollandia Feb-June 1945, then in Japan from May 1946; Phil Collas records usage at Morotai from Feb 1945 "until late in that year" & in Japan in 1946. Neither mentions usage in the Philippines]

100.00

$240.00T



C of A - Flight Covers - Commercial






528

C/CL

GREAT BRITAIN: 1929-43 including 1929 at 1/- flown Adelaide-Perth only; via Karachi-Cairo airmail 1929 at 10d, 1930 at 7d & 1932 at 1/10d; 1932 to Jersey at 5d + 1d late fee; 1935 from Tasmania at 1/8d; 1941 via Hong Kong at 4/8d; 1937 & 1938 postcards at 9d; 1941 Clipper from NZ at 4/8d but not taxed, at 11/7d with 10/- Robes & at 17/6d; 1941 POW Service at 5/10d; 1942 airmail from California at 8/4d (2/1d x4); etc, condition variable. (Qty 23)

250.00

$290.00T










529

C/CL

GREAT BRITAIN: 1929-34 Karachi-Cairo airmail with values to KGV 1/4d, including 1931 at 8d but underpaid & taxed; 1932 at 6d only with British Postage Dues 2d pair; 1934 at 8d and at 8d + 3d registration; 1932 postcard at 8d (philatelic; d overpaid); several with late fee paid including 1934 at 1/2d + 1d late fee with Vic Centenary 1/-; etc, condition variable. (Qty 20)

350.00

$270.00T




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