Prestige Philately Auction 227 CatalogueCatalogue by themebuildings - Hotels
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - buildings - Hotels
C of A - Postal History
1913double-rate commercial cover with Oriental Hotel (Melbourne) imprint in "gold" to Germany with scarce franking of 5d Kangaroo (Cat $1000 on cover) tied by 'ENGLISH MAIL TPO/OUT' cds, opened a bit roughly at top.
1930s-40s groupto Dr SL "Lance" Townsend in Northern Territory x2, at Australia House (London) x2 with 6d Airmail, 1942 in Egypt & 1943 in Ceylon x6, also from him with Northern Territory Administration OHMS x6 variously franked including 1/1d double letter rate + triple air rate, c.1942 Luxor Hotel (Egypt) envelope with KGVI 3d x3 tied Melbourne '1' killer and boxed 'PASSED BY/9625/NAVAL CENSOR' cachet, etc, condition quite mixed.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA:Real photo views of York 'Public Gardens' & 'Mt Brown', Osborne 'Loretto Convent' and Wagin 'Main Street' with hotels & shops, also Falk, Austral Stores & other local producers noted Fremantle 'Signal Station', 'Phillimore Street' with HM Hotel, Katanning Hotel, Northam 'Avon River In Flood', Murchison 'Camel Team with Firewood', Aborigines x3, most used to Melbourne & a number with ship endorsements, condition variable but generally fine.
1947 philatelic cover endorsed "Airmail/within USA" with Ball Bay 3d 4d & 5½d; 1959 airmail to New Jersey with rare albeit philatelic franking of '7d' on 7½d upper-right corner block of 4; 1975 South Pacific Hotel commercial advert cover to Holland with rare franking of diecut self-adhesive UPU 10c & 15c plus Convict-Era Buildings 1c 4c & 5c paying 35c rate; 1976 & 1978 commercial airmail covers to Germany or NSW with rare diecut frankings of Second Settlement 10c & 35c or Scouting Jubilee 20c (a little stained); also a parcel piece with Butterflies 50c $1 & $2.