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Displaying 13 Lots in Category - Medical & Health
C of A - First Day Covers
ERIC WILLIAM OGDEN: 1955 Nursing/Florence Nightingale Centenary 3½d pair tied to screenprinted cover by 'COBURG/21SE55/ VIC-AUST' cds.
No longer available
1905 Marcker & Co (Sydney) complete set of 'Sanatoria Home for Consumptive Women' cards for the six States plus New Zealand, Tasmania soiled on the reverse, New Zealand postally used - rare thus - in 1905. Scarce.
NEW SOUTH WALES
1897 Silver Jubilee Charity array comprising mint sets x3 + 1/- block of 6, and used sets x3 + 1/- x10, generally very fine, a few mint units may be unmounted, Cat £2500+. An unusual opportunity.
1897 Silver Jubilee Charity 1/- with 'PARKES' cds & 2/6d with 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY NSW' cds, CTO with large-part o.g., Cat £275.
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
1867 (Mar 28) cover to Wiltshire "via Panama" with Diadem 6d purple tied by Sydney duplex, London transit of 27MY67 & '1D' h/s both in red on the face & 'CRICKLADE' arrival b/s, the stamp a bit soiled. Carried ex Sydney per "Rakaia" 1.4.1867, arrived Panama 4.5.1867; ex Colon per "Tamar" 6.5.1867; ex St Thomas per "Douro" 14.5.1867, arrived Southampton 26.5.1867. The via Panama service operated 1866-69 only.
The enclosed letter headed "Sydney Infirmary/March 27 1867" & signed "John M Creed" states "...appointed surgeon to the South Australian Northern Territory Exploration Expedition...We are going to find a site for a new settlement on the North Coast of Australia...I am going amongst a lot of people who have never seen a white man yet and who are reputed to be cannibals..." [Dr John Mildred Creed, as part of Captain Francis Cadell's party, explored the west coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria & as far west as Port Darwin. Elected to the NSW Legislative Council in 1885, he was an ardent social reformer and opponent of the White Australia Policy]
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Official Stamps - Departmental Overprints
COLONIAL SURGEON: Black 'C.Sgn.' ('C' & 'S' with Serifs) on DLR Crown/SA Rouletted 2d, small separation fault at L/R, 'GAMBIERTON/MR1/71/SA' cds. Rated RRR. RPSofV Certificate (2019). [Superior to the 'Besancon' example that sold for SFr665]
HOSPITAL: Black 'H.' on DLR Crown/SA Perf 10 2d orange, GPO cds of AP7/73. Underrated at R.
LUNATIC ASYLUM: Red 'L.A.' on Rouletted 1d yellow-green, large-part o.g. Rated RRR. RPSofV Certificate (1979). [The slightly wider 'Besancon' example sold for SFr1331]
LUNATIC ASYLUM: Black 'L.A.' on Perf 11½-12½xRouletted 1/- red-brown, very minor thin, GPO cds of MY22/74. Rated RR.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Official Stamps
'DEPARTMENTALS': 'Medical' Handstamp diagonally in violet on V/Crown 1d x3 & 2d, and Crown/A 1d, 2d x2 (one on 1903 piece), 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d & 1/-. Values above 2d are very scarce.
'DEPARTMENTALS': 'Medical' Handstamp diagonally in violet on 1d rose-pink tied by 1902 GPO cds to the reverse of what is apparently a complete tiny wrapper, 'FREMANTLE' arrival b/s, a little stained. An extremely rare 'Medical' "entire".
1965 Joseph Lister 4d Carbolic Spray with Brown-Red Printing (Rubber Tube) Completely Omitted SG 667a tied to commercial cover by 'HEMEL HEMPSTEAD/14OCT/1965/HERTS' machine cancel, 'WATFORD' arrival backstamp & readdressed to Worthing, Cat £600 mint; unpriced used. An outstanding 'Missing Colour' usage. David Brandon Certificate (1997). [Tom Pierron states about 60 mint examples are known but only four used of which one - this item - "is on cover & features a Hemel Hempstead cancel"]
Batch of KGV & KGVI covers with various GB & overprinted frankings to 1/- pair mostly by air to GB, USA, Switzerland, Germany or France, condition variable & one is a front only.