Prestige Philately Auction 231 CatalogueCatalogue by themepostmarks - manuscript cancellations
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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - postmarks - manuscript cancellations
C of A - Postal Revenues
1921-22 Flap Folded to the Front KGV 5d Sideface as ACSC #RE11B but with text on the reverse altered in manuscript to 'Price "6d" ... and "1d" for value of envelope' after the 1.10.20 price rise, used to Norway with KGV 1d red Single Wmk strip of 4 affixed tied Sydney cds of '15NO21' paying 3d foreign rate x2 plus 3d registation fee, red RL (faults) alongside, 'KRISTIANIA/27 XII 21/NORGE R' roller cancel arrival on back, slightly trimmed at top.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1862 entire to "Nuccaleena" with Rouletted 1d SG 19 horizontal pair (a couple of faults), Port Augusta cds, postmaster's manuscript endorsement "PO/Blinman/Nov 21 1862" on the reverse, unclaimed & returned via 'KANYAKA' (b/s) to the GPO (b/s) where presumably the 'UNCLAIMED' h/s was applied.
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NEW ZEALAND: 1889 commercial cover with Sideface 1d & manuscript "Koputarua/20 8 89" cancellation, transit b/s of Wellington, Nelson - where 'N' obliterator applied - & 'BRIGHTWATER' arrival, soiled & part of the flap missing. Unrecorded by Richard Wooders so rated 10: our vendor states that two covers are recorded. PO 22.3.1889; renamed Koputaroa 1.4.1909.
NEW ZEALAND: 1889 commercial cover with Sideface 1d x2 & complete manuscript "Koputarua/1.10.89" cancel, Wellington & Nelson transit & 'BRIGHTWATER' arrival b/s. A very appealing manuscript cover of the greatest rarity: unrecorded by Richard Wooders so rated 10. Robin Startup states PO opened 22.3.1889; renamed Koputaroa 1.4.1909. See also Lot 826. ["Koputarua/oa" = a snare]
NEW ZEALAND: manuscript "Koputarua/9 10 89" on Sideface 1d pair (perfs trimmed). Unrecorded by Richard Wooders so rated 10.
NEW ZEALAND: Manuscript "Ruakaka/24MR96" on Sideface 1d rejoined pair. Rare: rated 9 by Richard Wooders. PO opened 1.3.1896. ["Ruakaka" = kaka's nest]
UNITED STATES: 1893 Columbus 10c die proof in sepia printed directly on thin white card (219x141mm) with 'American Bank Note Co New-York' Imprint at the base; and a plate proof single in brown-black on India paper. Superb! [The design includes two macaws]
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PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period - Postal History
AEROPHILATELY: 1935 (Sep 27) Port Moresby-Darwin AAMC #P90 with 2d Bird & 6d Air Mail manuscript cancelled "A11-1/Port Moresby/28-9-35/[signature]" overstruck with 'DARU/ 28SE35/PAPUA' cds, Darwin b/s of 27NO35, vertical fold & minor blemishes. An enigma. [The AAMC states Hempel departed Moresby 27/9/1935 but this cover suggests he left a day later. Why two months to reach Darwin?]