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Displaying 16 Lots in Category - Transport - trams & cable cars
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.
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 Die 1 Perf 12½ ACSC #LC18 'STURT ST BALLARAT' (tram in foreground), and Recut with Sky Removed both in dull blue, unused, Cat $350.
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.
C of A - Postal History
1922 'MAPLE LEAF CAFE PICTORIAL SOUVENIR' illustrated letter-sheet showing cafe booth on face & Grand Theatre on reverse, inside various views of interior including 'Soda Fountain', also Adelaide scenes including Tram on King William Street, with lengthy personal message, to Wagga Wagga (NSW) with KGV 2d orange tied Adelaide machine cancel, couple of rather minor blemishes. A wonderful example of postal advertising.
TASMANIA: Outstanding group of real photo cards including 'First Tram To Run In Liverpool St Hobart 25th June 1914' (WJ Little), 'Palace Theatre Hobart' (WJ LIttle), 'Queens College Hobart' sporting team (PJ Baily), 'Goods Shed Ocean Pier Hobart' (WJ Little; creases), 'Hotel Mt Wellington' x2, Horse-drawn Excursion Coaches x2 (one captioned 'Webster Rometch Ltd/Tourist Bureau Hobart'), Excursion Boat 'The Waldemar and Nubeena Racing', 'Kingston' x2 (Baily), 'Huonville' x4 (Baily) including Post Office, 'St James Church Ranelagh', etc, a number used with 1d Pictorials & postmark interest, a few over-exposed and/or with minor blemishes but condition generally fine.
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.
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.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Official Stamps
DEPARTMENTALS: GOOLWA TRAMWAY: Red 'G.T' on Rouletted 1/- red-brown, light cancel. Underrated at RR. [The 'Tamiami' example sold for $670]