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C of A - Postal History
1939-44 inwards airmail covers including from Argentina 1939 at 1p95c rate, India 1941 twice censored, Panama 1944 at 90c rate with postal tax unpaid but forwarded after additional 1c affixed and cachet crossed-out, USA x2 at 70c PanAm Clipper rate, condition mixed but mostly fine. NO RESERVE.
Consignment remainders including New Zealand 2½d blue with Adverts on Reverse six pairs & three strips of 3 (Cat £336+), Papua 1½d 'OS' sheet of 40, New Hebrides pieces torn from commercial covers (weep!) but with three remaining covers to South Australia cancelled in violet (1938), with 'PAQUEBOT/SYDNEY' cds (1939) or '.../INTER-ISLAND' cds (1941), Egypt WWI packet to NSW with 'FRIENDS OF/ARMENIA' cachet in red, German States selection with some very attractive stamps (STC €3500+), etc, condition variable.
NEW HEBRIDES: 1907 New Caledonia PPC ('Marchands de porcs/Pig Dealers') with message headed "18-5-07 Vila New Hebrides", to Cornwall with GB 1d cancelled on arrival at London JY8/07, 'DULOE' arrival cds, minor blemishes. Ex Jim Crompton. [This card was probably from a crew member aboard HMS 'Psyche' which made bi-monthly visits to Vila. New Hebrides stamps were first issued in Oct 1908. This item is much scarcer than cards & covers with NSW stamps cancelled at Vila, that routinely sell for $1000+ each]
NEW HEBRIDES: 1938 Gold Currency 5c to 10fr SG F53-64 marginal from the left of the sheets, unmounted, Cat £300.
BRITISH: 1910 Overprints on Fiji New Colours ½d to 1/- SG 10-16 optd 'SPECIMEN' & each with receiving administration cachet, no gum. Ex Gabon Postal Archives.
Buy NowPrice $230.00
BRITISH: 1911 Weapons & Idols ½d to 2/- SG 18-27 'SPECIMEN' opts each with 'ULTRAMAR' handstamp in violet (all Inverted & most unusual thus), tropicalised gum. Ex Portuguese Colonies Archives.
Buy NowPrice $300.00