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Displaying 11 Lots in Category - Express Mail



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Lot

Type

Quality

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Estimate

Realised

C of A - Postal History








407

C

Express Delivery covers to GB (1937 & 1951), Greece (1953), New Zealand (1937), Switzerland (1947) & USA (1933), various labels &/or instructional handstamps, a few problems. A very scarce group. (Qty 6)

300.00

$280.00T






460

C

B

1937 commercial express cover to Melbourne with Small Kooka 6d tied by 'BIRCHIP/VIC-AUST' cds, entire black/green 'URGENT LETTERS/FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY/BY/TELEGRAPH MESSENGER' label affixed at the left, minor faults. [From 1901, the express fee inclusive of postage was 6d. Richard Breckon states that in 1935 a more complex fee structure was introduced, under which this cover should have been rated 9d. Sold at the Prestige auction of 15.5.2004 for $362]

300.00

$320.00T




477

C

B

1950s parcel piece with rare franking of Robes Thin Paper 10/- (Cat $2000 on cover; + 2d 6d & 1/-) tied by poor Sydney cds, to Cooma with 'EXPRESS' label, the address label a bit stained.

400.00

$2,400.00










501

C/CO

EXPRESS DELIVERY: 1929-65 mostly internal covers with various "Express" endorsements &/or handstamps & at various rates, noted 1931 Adelaide-Perth by air, 1948 Sydney-Hobart by air, 1950 Sydney suburban with 'NOT IN ATTENDANCE/DELIVER ORD MAIL' & 'EXPRESS DELIVERY SERVICE/EXPIRED. NORMAL DELIVERY' handstamps, 1951 Hobart-Sydney by air, 1955 parcel tag Melbourne-Ballarat, 1957 & 1965 by air to GB, etc, condition variable. The basis for a challenging new interest. (Qty 39)

400.00

$300.00T












502

C/CO/CX

EXPRESS DELIVERY: EXPRESS DELIVERY: Decimal period covers with various 'SPECIAL/DELIVERY', 'MESSENGER/DELIVERY', 'OVERSEAS/EXPRESS/ DELIVERY' & 'Express Courier' labels, some regular-size items but many are large to very large envelopes, hence the low estimate for what is quite scarce material. (Qty 120 approx)

100.00

$135.00T



MISCELLANEOUS










601

CPS

Asian covers including bundle of Hong Kong 1980s commercial airmails to Australia with range of commemoratives & definitives including higher values on registered & express mail, plus batch of Malaya, also some Japan, India, Nepal, South Korea, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, etc, a few PPCs and postal stationery items, condition variable but generally fine. Weighs 3kg. (Qty 400+)

200.00

$150.00T






















627

C

Commercial mail accumulation noted lots of Germany including Third Reich official mail, post-WWII Allied Occupation French Zone registered covers, then quantity of 1970s+ family correspondence with variety of frankings, Worldwide including postcards many airmail to Australia, also Australia 1970s+ bundle including Priority Paid, Certified Mail, Security Post, etc, condition generally fine. Weighs 4kg. (Qty 100s)

100.00

$50.00



HONG KONG




900

CL

A

1989 express airmail to Australia with 'SPEEDPOST/HONG KONG POST OFFICE' label and QEII $5 $10 & $50 tied by 'KINGS ROAD HONG KONG/26AP/89' cds, inspected with 'CUSTOMS/SCREENER' handstamp on the face and 'RECEIVED/28APR1989/SPECIAL SERVICES/PERTH WA' time-clock arrival b/s in red.

150.00

No longer available

SWITZERLAND




1207

C

B

1939 & 1940 registered airmail covers Zurich to NSW 1) at 17fr60c rate including express fee with 2fr Air + 5fr & 10fr Mi #330v (not previously seen by us on cover), 'via Basel' h/s & scarce 'EXPRESS/13JUL1939/SYDNEY' clock b/s in violet; and 2) at 5fr70c rate with 35c pair & 5fr, Brindisi transit b/s & 'CLOSED' h/s presumably applied on arrival; central folds. A very desirable pair. (Qty 2)

400.00

No longer available

WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History


2230

C

(B)

1873 Prinsep cover endorsed "Immediate" to Dardanup with 2d chrome-yellow just tied by a Void Grid cancel and largely very fine strike of the undated oval 'POST OFFICE QUINDALUP/("3.9.73")/WA' h/s alongside, 'VASSE' transit cds on the face & fair Perth Maltese Cross b/s, small repair at the top. NB: Pope & Reynolds record no covers with the 12-bar '24' allocated to Quindalup. They also don't record a Void Grid allocated there.

1500.00

$1,150.00




2274

C

A

1906 cover endorsed "Very Urgent" to Nangeenan with 1d pair tied by very fine strike of the scarce undated rubber double-circle 'POST OFFICE/---/NANGEENAN' handstamp in violet, on arrival readdressed to 'COTTESLOE' (arrival b/s).

300.00

$380.00




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