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Displaying 13 Lots in Category - Omnibus Issues
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1935 Silver Jubilee Plate Number & Imprint blocks of 4 of the 2d red and 3d values including 2d Plate Number '1' U/L corner block of 4 with Double Print (One Albino) ACSC #166c(1)z (few spots), also 2/- violet Plate Number '1' blocks of 4 (unmounted) and Imprint block of 4, generally very fine.
(Qty 58 blocks)
1935 Silver Jubilee 2d red complete sheet of 80 (8x10) with Plate Number '3' at U/R and listed varieties Retouch to 'I' of 'AUSTRALIA' and Retouch to Lines NE of Helmet etc ACSC #166(3)da & e, a couple of marks in the R/H margin, unmounted, Cat $400++.
C of A - Flight Covers
1935 (May 15) Silver Jubilee Relief Flight cover with Jubilee 2d tied by superb 'NEWTOWN/NSW' cds, 11 autographs including of prominent aviators "PG Taylor", "J Percival", "John SW Stannage" & "RN Boulton", Cat $750. Only 25 carried.
C of A - Flight Covers - Commercial
GERMANY: GERMANY: 1935 PPC with Kangaroos 9d + Jubilee 2d tied by Sydney 'AIR MAIL/SAVES TIME' slogan & a rather redundant cds, light stains. [The rate was 11d for air to Italy then by train, or 1/1d for all-up air via Greece]
British Commonwealth in carton with albums containing Australian Colonies, some Roos and KGV, QEII Territories in album, Aden 1951 New Currency opts to 10/- (*), QV-QEII issues for Cyprus including QEII to £1 (*), Hong Kong, Jamaica, Malaya with KGVI to $5 used including 'B.M.A.' overprints, Malta including KGVI to 10/- used (the 5/- with Semaphore Flaw), Mauritius, Eritrea 1943 'M.E.F.' overprints on GB 6d-2/6d FDC addressed to Massawa, New Zealand, Straits Settlements KGV to $5, etc, many 1935 Silver Jubilee issues, condition mixed, inspection may reward. Weighs 8kg.
(Qty many 100s)
British Commonwealth on Hagners etc with Gambia mostly mint with QV 1880-81 to 6d, 1886-93 to 1/- with shades, 1898-1902 to 1/-, KEVII 1902 & 1909 to 3/-, 1904 to 2/-, KGV 1912 to 3/-, 1921 to 4/-,and 1922 to 10/-; Gilbert & Ellice 1911 ½d-2½d overprinted 'SPECIMEN'; India KGVI 1937-40 to 25r ** (ex 12a); New Guinea Bulolo Airmails to £1 *; Niue 1942 to £1 *; Papua 1932 Pictorials to £1 *; Sarawak QV-QEII selection mint and used; and 1937 Coronation Omnibus with corner marginal examples and used blocks of 4, condition mostly very fine.
(Qty few 100)
British Commonwealth accumulation noted Great Britain including 1970s-1990s ** on expensive KaBe pages with Machins & booklets, then Kiribati, Tuvalu, St Vincent modern 'collections', 1981 Royal Wedding omnibus, etc, much still in packets as received, thematic interest for Birds, Animals, Royalty, etc. Weighs 26kg.
1959 ITU Radio Conference delegates' folder with the top values from Definitive/Pictorial sets from 24 British Overseas Territories including Ascension, Cyprus, Falklands (KGVI) & Dependencies, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Solomons, Swaziland, Tonga etc all hinged in place. Not previously seen by us.
1935 Silver Jubilee 1/- Extra Flagstaff SG 117a in L/L corner block of 4 (*/**), excellent centring, Cat £275++.
No longer available
PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period
1934-41 Issues SG 146-168 complete, the British Protectorate & Silver Jubilee sets each with rubber 'SPECIMEN' handstamp, also PNG 1952 set, all affixed to pages from an archival collection of French Colonial origin. [There are three similar lots from the same source. Two are offered here; the last will be offered in a future sale]
1934-41 Issues SG 146-168 complete, the British Protectorate & Silver Jubilee sets each with rubber 'SPECIMEN' handstamp, also PNG 1952 set, all affixed to pages from an archival collection of French Colonial origin.
PITCAIRN ISLANDS - Postal History
1933-38 New Zealand Postal Agency period covers each with 'PITCAIRN ISLAND/NZ POSTAL AGENCY' cds including 1933 with GB KGV 1½d brown x3 crossed for registration and tied by cds but endorsed "Received (without contents) at Southampton in mail from Pitcairn Island" and with 'R/Southampton 49' label added (aging marks), 1936 to GB with cds on back and GB KGV Jubilee ½d tied 'CRISTOBAL CZ/PAQUEBOT' duplex, 1938 Shaw Savill Line envelope to Canada with "M.E.King on board/R.M.S. Mataroa" return address and NZ KGVI ½d pair re-directed with Vancouver transit and 'CANADIAN AUSTRALASIAN LINE' label on face, also 1938 to Auckland endorsed "PITCAIRN Island" without the cds but unusually with 'PITCAIRN/Radio/ Communications/...' h/s in blue at L/L and NZ KGVI 1d red x2 tied on arrival by Auckland machine cance, condition variable.
1949 (Feb 17) social usage of British-pattern formular aerogramme to Argentina with 6c Pirogue (fault) & 9c Wedding x3, Buenos Aires arrival b/s of MAR5/1949. [Hopson & McCloy state at p50 "...Not until the early to mid 1950s that air letters again began to be used". The writer was Rev VB Wynburne, Archdeacon of the Seychelles]