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C of A - Postal Stationery
Railways & Tramways group mostly unused including Postal Cards KGV 1d Fullface with Melbourne views 'FLINDERS ST', 'SWANSTON ST', 'SPRING ST' (corner crease) & 'BOURKE ST' (plus CTO also); Letter Cards KGV 1d Full-Face 'LOG TRAIN/JARRAH FOREST WA' x2, 'CAIRNS RAILWAY' x2 & 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE' x2, Kangaroo 1d 'CAIRNS RAILWAY' x3 (one used) & 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' x2 (rectangle & oval), KGV 1d 'COAL MINE/QUEENSLAND', 'FLINDERS ST MELB' x2, 'NORTH TERRACE/ADELAIDE', 'A BLUE GUM LOG/TASMANIA' (used) plus 2d 'LOG TRAIN...' (used; minor pinholes); plus a few modern cards & PSEs, condition variable but many fine.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards
1911-18 Scenic Issues including Fullface 'COLLINS ST MELB' (enamelled card; trams), 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane) and 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' (waterfall); Kangaroo 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' unframed oval plus another with rectangular view and 'Griffiths Bros' advertising within (minor discolouration) and 'CAIRNS RAILWAY'; KGV Sideface 1d 'COAL MINE/QUEENSLAND' (fine on view side but discoloured on face), 'FLINDERS ST MELB', 'GEELONG HARBOUR' (shipping), 'STURT ST BALLARAT' (tram) x2 (one Without Sky retouch; fine on view side) and 'PUBLIC BUILDINGS/BENDIGO' Without Sky retouch (fine on view side), condition unfortunately quite mixed but those mentioned are generally fine unused except as noted.
1911-18 Scenic Issues including Fullface 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane) to Germany with Kangaroos ½d & 1d added opened with edges intact & lengthy message inside (minor blemishes) and complete Reply Card 'HOBART FROM THE BAY' + 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE SA' to London (no message); Kangaroo 1d 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' (rectangular) x3 (one a philatelic use to Austria with NSW ½d and Tasmania 1d Pictorial added); KGV Sideface 1d 'RUNDLE ST ADELAIDE', ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND', 'SHIPPING BUTTER, BRISBANE' (hinge remainder) and '2nd AIF EMBARKING', condition unfortunately quite mixed but those mentioned are generally fine used except as noted.
1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d unused group of all-different railway & tramway-related views in various colours comprising 'MONTEZUMA FALLS, HOBART' (train on bridge), 'COLLINS ST MELB' (trams), 'LOG TRAIN/JARRAH FOREST WA', 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane), 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' and 'ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND' x2 (one on grey stock, the other on enamelled card), a couple with minor blemishes.
1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d 1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d used group of all-different railway & tramway-related views in various colours comprising 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE SA', 'MONTEZUMA FALLS, HOBART' (train on bridge), 'COLLINS ST. MELB' (trams) with 'BALAKLAVA/SA' squared circle, 'LOG TRAIN/JARRAH FOREST WA', 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane), 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' with 'TERANG/VICTORIA-254' duplex cancel, and 'ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND', a couple with blemishes but condition generally fine.
1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d 1d+1d Reply Cards ACSC #LC13 'HOBART FROM THE BAY'+'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE SA' and 'ZOO, ADELAIDE SA' (Flamingos)+'ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND', minor splitting along the roulettes.
Buy NowPrice $150.00T
1913-14 Kangaroo 1d unused group of all-different railway-related views comprising 'GEELONG HARBOUR' (shipping & rail carriages on pier), 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' (bridge & waterfall) x2 (rectangular & framed oval) and 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' x3 (rectangular, unframed oval & Without Sky retouch), a couple with minor blemishes but mostly fine.
1913-14 Kangaroo 1d used group of all-different railway & tramway-related views comprising 'COLLINS ST. MELB' (trams), 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' (bridge & waterfall) x2 (rectangular & framed oval with 'SADDLEWORTH/SA' squared circle) and 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' x4 (rectangular, framed oval, unframed oval & Without Sky retouch), a few blemishes but mostly fine.
1914-18 KGV Sideface 1d unused group of all-different railway & tramway-related views comprising 'COLLINS ST/MELBOURNE' (vertical; trams), 'FLINDERS ST MELB.' (railways), 'CITY COURT MELBOURNE' (tram), 'GEELONG HARBOUR' (Die II; shipping & rail carriages on pier), 'STURT ST, BALLARAT' (tram), 'PUBLIC BUILDINGS, BENDIGO, VIC' (tram), 'NORTH TERRACE/ADELAIDE' (tram tracks), 'SHIPPING BUTTER, BRISBANE' (bi-coloured; railway carriages) and 'RAILWAY SLEEPERS/QUEENSLAND', a few blemishes but mostly fine.
1914-18 KGV Sideface 1d unused group of all-different railway & tramway-related views comprising 'COLLINS ST/MELBOURNE' (vertical; trams), 'CITY COURT MELBOURNE' (tram), 'PALL MALL, BENDIGO, VIC' (tram), 'RUNDLE ST ADELAIDE', 'PORT PIRIE/STH AUSTRALIA' (smelter & railway carriages), 'MURRAY BRIDGE SA' (railway bridge; pin holes on address side), 'A BLUE GUM LOG/TASMANIA' (on railway carriages; 'EUDUNDA/SA' squared circle), 'ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND' and 'RAILWAY SLEEPERS/QUEENSLAND' (Die II), plus Military View '2nd AIF EMBARKING' (railway tracks on pier), a few blemishes but mostly fine.
1917 Re-Issue of 1d+1d Reply Cards Perf 12½ group with 'REPLY' obliterated by red bars in various colours comprising Outward Halves 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE SA' x2 & 'ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND' x3 and Reply Halves 'ALBERT BRIDGE...' x2 plus 'VIADUCT...' used (trimmed at base), a few blemishes but mostly fine unused.
1918 KGV Sideface 1Â½d in Various Colours 1918 KGV Sideface 1½d in Various Colours used group with 'VIADUCT NEAR ADELAIDE' x2 (blue & brown) and 'LOG TRAIN/JARRAH FOREST WA' used x2 (one in 1922 with KGV ½d added), plus 1918 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 1d overprints 'VIADUCT...' & 'LOG TRAIN...' unused, 1922 2d red 'LOG TRAIN...' CTO and 1923 1½d green 'SPRING ST MELB' (tram), a few blemishes but mostly fine.
Buy NowPrice $380.00T
C of A - Postal Stationery - Postal Cards
1911 Fullface Victorian Scenes railway & tramway-related views in a variety of colours comprising 'FLINDERS ST' unused x4 & used, 'SPRING ST' unused x2 & used x2, 'SWANSTON ST' unused x2 & used x4 (two to Germany with either Victoria ½d or 1d added), 'BOURKE ST' unused x4 & used and 'GOLD MINE' unused x3, condition unfortunately mixed but quite a few fine.
Railways group of stations, trains, bridges etc from NSW x16 including 1934 'Royal Train...' and real photo types including 1906 'First Train Leaving New Central Station...' x2 different, 'Arrival of Mail Train, Tenterfield' & 'Clarence River Train Ferry' (amazing!); Queensland x11 including 'Interior of Railway Workshops...', 'Boonah Railway Station...' & 'Stanley St Station - Rockhampton'; South Australia x12 plus 1d Postal Cards 'ADELAIDE RAILWAY STATION' & 'VIEW/OF/SOUTHERN RAILWAY' (both very fine unused); Tasmania 'Ring River Bridge Emu Bay Rly' & '...Doublebarrel Abt System Mt Lyell Rly'; Victoria x13 including 1920s 'Upwey Railway Station' (with Puffing Billy) & '800 Ton Wheat Train Leaving Woomelang'; and Western Australia Falk 'Off to the South Beach, Fremantle'; a few faults but generally fine to very fine. A very good lot.
TASMANIA: 'Mount Lyell Railway' series x10 showing view of the mines & railways around Queenstown, Tourist Bureau 'Drifting Mists, Mt Olympus', Hobart Map, Memorial Church & Waterworks, 'Wrest Point Hotel' real photo used 1941, 'Shot Tower, Browns River', etc, many used with 1d Pictorials plus a bundle of greetings cards similarly used, postmarks include 'GORDON', 'RANELAGH JUNCTION', 'HUONVILLE' etc, condition variable.
COMPANIES: GERMANY: 1901 & 1907 Germania 10f Stamped to Order Envelopes for August Stukenbrock, both with embossed titles, the first with illustration of their 15,409sqm complex & 'Mein Feld ise de Welt', the other with a steam engine on the face; the first is superb!, the latter with a repaired fault at the top. Gorgeous! [Famous mail-order business and bicycle factory]
Buy NowPrice $300.00T
UNITED STATES: Richmond VA 'Main Street Depot C&O and SAL Railroads' station and 'Trunk Lines' showing three different steam locomotives & trains, 'Packard Motor Car Company, Detroit' aerial view of factories, 'Amusements at Coney Island NY', Chicago & Philadelphia street scenes with trams, Utah 'Canyon' scenes, Western scenes with cowboys on horse-back (one riding a buffalo!), etc, mostly unused & generally fine.
CHINA - Postal History
1946-48 airmail covers to UK with wide variety of Sun Yat-Sen, Martyrs and other frankings, many overprints including a couple of Train Revenues, a few commemoratives, etc, some registered and one to Western Australia endorsed "Sample of no commercial value" with 'CUSTOMS' cachet, condition variable but mostly fine.
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
POSTAL STATIONERY: Railways & Tramways group comprising Queensland 1d Postal Cards with views 'South Brisbane and Coal Wharves' unused, 'On The North Coast Railway Line' unused, 'Charleville S and W Railway' x2 used & 'Corner Queen and Edward Streets Brisbane' x2 used (one a 1911 Commonwealth issue with scarce 'CHARTERS TOWERS' machine cancel); South Australia 1d Postal Card 'VIEW/OF/SOUTHERN RAILWAY' very fine unused; Victoria 1d Fleet Card unused plus 1d Letter Card illustrated x11 unused & x4 used with minor varieties annotated, condition variable.
POSTAL STATIONERY: Accumulation of railway and tramway-related items including South Australia 1d Scenic Cards 'VIEW/OF/ SOUTHERN RAILWAY' & 'HINDLEY STREET' unused and 'RUNDLE STREET' used in 1904; Tasmania 1899 'TASMANIAN RAILWAYS' Frank Stamp on postcard advising parcel awaiting collection and 'OPSO' Government Railways envelope; Victoria 1908 American Fleet Visit 1d & 1½d illustrated postal cards, then envelopes & cards with 'MINISTED FOR RAILWAYS' Frank Stamps x13 with various inscriptions plus 1880s postal card with Sandhurst Heathcote and Seymour Railway League printed heading unused, condition generally fine.