Prestige Philately Auction 161 CatalogueCatalogue by countryAustria
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - Austria
C of A - Postal History
Box of 1960s-1980s mostly philatelic airmail covers to Austria, some are commercial (including from stamp dealers) with better contemporary frankings including Birds 15c + 30c & 30c + Olympics 25c both registered, 1968 Christmas 25c, Flowers 15c postcard & printed matter rates, 30c Cook & 30c Royal Visit etc. (Qty 73)
1966 commercial airmail cover to Austria with rare dual-currency franking of ICY 2/3d + QEII 3c tied by 'HORNSBY/18MY66/NSW-AUST' cds, minor blemishes. [From 14/2/1966 the rate was 25c. 2/- = 20c + 3d = 2c + 3c = 25c]
C of A - Military - World War I
TRIAL BAY DETENTION BARRACKS (NSW): 1918 stampless cover to Trial Bay with Amsterdam cds, missent to Austria where triangular censor cachet in red applied & 'GESCHLOSSEN/von d Zensur d GZNB' label affixed to the flap, boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR SD' cachet in violet applied at Sydney. Unusual missent item.
VICTORIA - Postal History
1854 (Jan 20) stampless cover Geelong (b/s) to Hobart endorsed on the flap "unpd" & on the face "Detained for 5d postage", transit b/s of Melbourne & Launceston (30JA30), rounded-boxed 'SHIPLETTER INWARDS FREE/ 31JA31/1854' arrival d/s in red on the face, minor faults. An early postage due article.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1891 (Jan 1) usage of 1d Postal Card to Austria uprated with De La Rue 1d tied by 'ALBANY/JA2/91/WA - KGS' duplex, bumped corners. Rare. Ex Mogens Juhl - acquired for $242 at the Macray Watson auction of 19/10/1993 - & Dr Cecil Walkley: inadvertently omitted from our sale of 27/11/2010. [The 2d postcard rate to Europe was in force for only two months, from 1/1/1891 - the date of the message on this card! - until 28/2/1891]