Prestige Philately Auction 227 CatalogueCatalogue by themeExpress Mail
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - Express Mail
C of A - First Day Covers
1938-49 Robes Thick Paper £1 dull blue tied to generic KGVI FDC by 'WOLLONGONG/1NO38/NSW' cds ACSC #216y, registered express to Jamberoo (arrival b/s), a couple of minor blemishes, Cat $3500. A rare cover.
C of A - Postal History
1970s-2000scovers, stationery & postcards mostly airmail to Europe, noted single & multiple frankings, some registered, special services, taxed & adverts, variety of issues & rates, potential postmark interest, fine condition.
VICTORIA - Postal History
GOLDFIELDS EXPRESS COVERS:1858 stampless OHMS cover (267x115mm) with 'Police Department' imprint at lower-left & endorsed "Ballarat/Nov 3 1858" below, rated "8/6" & endorsed "pr Escort" in the same hand at upper-left, to the Chief Commissioner of Police at Melbourne, no postal markings, two vertical folds. Ex Rod Moreton. Nothing to look at but very rare.
GOLDFIELDS EXPRESS COVERS:1852 (Jan 6) return-half of an entire with defective 2d Half-Length & fine Melbourne b/s of JA*6/1853, light 'FORREST CK/JA*3/1853/VICTORIA' alongside indicates that this is the "reply-half" of a letter that originated at what was later Castlemaine (9km NNW of Fryers Creek). The writer states: "...On Monday next I shall send you a further sum by private escort and the letter containg the receipt will also be sent by the Escort...I enclose a printed form of the Private Escort Arrangements for the coming year and also send you a few stamps as all letters sent by the Escort must be stamped as if sent by post".
GERMANY - Occupied & Plebiscite Territories
WORLD WAR II GERMAN OCCUPATION ISSUES: ZARA: 1943 Overprints 5L & 10L, 50c with Propaganda Label, and Express 1L25c & 2L50c all tied to locally addressed philatelic cover by 'ZARA SUCC 1/23.10.43/BARCAGNO' cds, 'ZARA/24.10.43/ARRIVE E PARTENZO' arrival b/s, Cat €2375 as used. Offered "as is". [We note that the same stamps mint are priced at slightly more by Michel]
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