Prestige Philately Auction 227 CatalogueCatalogue by themePrimary Industry - Agriculture
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - Primary Industry - Agriculture
Box including Victoria with Casterton "JA Hooper - Mrs Chapman/Practical Tailor - Confectioner" real photo card & similar card but sign now reads "JA Hooper - Mrs Hooper" plus Main Street with Pub (over-exposed), Outtrim "Loading Hay", Emerald "Hydraulic Sluicing", Australian Rules Football "A Mark of Memory/Melbourne Football Scene" with vignette view of game in progress, ACT with "Eastlake" real photo aerial view, NSW Harbour Bridge x3, etc, also 1908 US Fleet x2 including "Exhibition Building" vignette view, etc.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
NORTHERN TERRITORY:c.1912 stampless NZ PPC to "B Tennant Esq/Batchelor's Experimental Farm/Northern Territory/ Queensland" (!) with NZ 'TO PAY/1d' h/s, redirected to "c/- Dr Huxtable/Ch Towers" (= Charters Towers Qld), corner bend. [In 1911, three experimental farms were established, one at Batchelor. Less than three years later, the government moved to shut down the farms at Batchelor and Daly River because of mismanagement]
1960-66 Pictorials1/- Timber Industry marginal block of 4 from the top of the sheet the upper units with Double Perfs on Three Sides CP #O12a[Z], unmounted, Cat $NZ800+.
PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period - Postal History
1943-45 Army 'MESSAGE FORM's for the Australia New Guinea Production Board (PCB) both plain language & enciphered messages, many with 'ARMY/PM---/SIGNALS' d/s or with 'PM' omitted, many with various ANGAUR cachets, one with pre-WWII 'RESIDENT MAGISTRATE/EASTERN DIVISION' d/s, condition variable. A very interesting group of these scarce documents.
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Issued Stamps
POSTAL CHARGES:1960 (Mar) 6d with 'IXIXIXIXIX' at the Base on 7½d blue SG D1 block of 12 (6x2) with margins at left & right, well centred, gum toning as is commonly encountered with this issue, unmounted, Cat £9600+. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2000). A spectacular item. [The only larger multiple recorded by us is a more significantly toned block of 15 that sold at the Mossgreen auction of 30.9.2015 for $6842]