Prestige Philately Auction 221 CatalogueCatalogue by countryIreland
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - Ireland
C of A - Postal History
1939-45 World War II Civilian Censorship modest exhibit with good range of labels and cachets arranged by district including Tasmania x8 and Northern Territory x5, noted 1941 Brisbane label used with Townsville '1/2' cachet & 1945 red-on-yellow label on KGVI 7d 'AIR LETTER', 1942 Sydney blank white label, Newcastle nine-dot labels with altered Sydney cachets x2, Hobart boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR' in red with KGVI 2d tied 'LINDISFARNE/ 24OC39/TAS-AUST' cds, Launceston '6/1' label in black unusually on 1941 cover from Ceylon to Tattersalls, Darwin 7-dot label & boxed 'D2' cachet on 1940 airmail cover plus diamond '7' cachets on 1942 covers from Tennant Creek x2 and on 1943 military mail, mixture of domestic and overseas mail with destinations including British Guiana, Ceylon & Ireland and a few other inwards items, a couple with minor blemishes but overall fine.
NEW ZEALAND - Postal History
1849 stampless cover from Ireland with very fine 'KINSALE/MY26/1849' cds in blue & three British cds in red, endorsed "To be forwarded from Southampton/per the Sydney Mail of the/31st May 1849" and in the same hand "To remain at the post office/there till called for", on arrival endorsed with postmaster's manuscript "PO Otago/11 Sept 49", forwarded several times with cds of 'AUCKLAND' (DE22/1849), 'PETRE' (JA12/1850), 'WELLINGTON' (JA18/1850) & 'NELSON' (JA31/1850), endorsed at left "Advertised and not/Claimed" but apparently not returned & probably claimed at Nelson, minor faults & a little soiled. From the first year of the manuscript "PO Otago" period, remarkably with all the markings on the face.
1870 cover to Ireland "via Marseilles" with Perf 12½ 2d blue pair & 6d red-brown tied by indistinct numeral cancels, 'NZ/SHORTLAND/JA14/70' b/s (unrecorded by Wooders), Auckland transit & 'PORTADOWN/MR22/70' arrival b/s, minor blemishes & repaired flap tears. Carried per "Geelong" ex Sydney 29.1.1870; arrived Marseilles 19.3.1870. Shortland PO 1.9.1867; replaced by Thames 24.3.1870. Ex Hugh Gordon Kaye and Mark Benvie.