Prestige Philately Auction 213 CatalogueCatalogue by themepostmarks - manuscript cancellations
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - postmarks - manuscript cancellations
POSTAL FORGERY: 2d No Watermark Perf 11 BW #103cc, official manuscript "+" defacing marks, full unmounted o.g., Cat $1500. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2010).
Exhibit pages etc with Plate Number blocks of 4 of the 1½d '1' to '8' x2 sets plus 3d '1' & '2', imprint blocks of 4 & registered First Day Cover, also a Lord Howe Island provisional forgery .
LORD HOWE ISLAND PROVISIONAL: 1½d with manuscript "2d/Paid/PM/LHI" manuscript endorsment on Burns Philp envelope to the company's Sydney offices, with 'LORD HOWE_ ISLAND/OC4/1930/NSW' cds BW #139c, Cat $1250. Unusually clean.
LORD HOWE ISLAND PROVISIONAL: Amalgamated Wireless letterhead to prominent collector Alec Rosenblum with typed 'LORD HOWE ISLAND/6th Sept 1930/Herewith please find 5/- worth Sturt stamps, as requested per Radio of 3rd inst", signed "SFenton" & with a light but legible strike of the oval 'RADIO STATION/6SEP1930/LORD HOWE ISLAND' datestamp. [While it is not specifically stated that the stamps bore the manuscript endorsement, the request was made after people in Australia first became aware of the existence of the provisionals. "5/- worth" = 30 stamps]
POSTAL FORGERY: 2d red BW #149c horizontal pair from the lower-left corner of the sheet, both units defaced with manuscript "X", a few split/rejoined perfs between the units, large-part o.g., Cat $4000+. [Arthur's marginal strip of 3 sold for $4998]