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Displaying 1 - 20 of 26 Lots in Category - unusual origins or destinations




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

MISCELLANEOUS












35

C

Unusual disjointed array of covers from around the world, many philatelic but includes numerous useful items including Turkey c.1920 registered to Sarajevo, Ajman 1968 to Australia, France 1973 Cognac Roffignac cover to Australia with "L'Australie ayant suspendu..." label on reverse, many other unusual destination items such as Cyprus 1939 registered to Denmark, Czechoslovakia 1964 registered to Fiji, etc, condition variable. (Qty 200)

250.00

$320.00



C of A KGV - Single Watermark






130

G

A C1

Rough Paper 1d rosine BW #72i tied to commercial cover to Samoa by Sydney machine cancel of AP29/1918, Samoan Censor #3 h/s in green, Cat $600 on cover. RPSofV Certificate (2009).

300.00

$270.00



C of A - Postal History




197

C

B

1918 commercial covers to the Red Cross in Switzerland or to Chile both with Third Wmk 2d Roo, the latter with very fine 'PASSED BY/4TH MD/CENSOR' h/s in violet, minor blemishes. (Qty 2)

200.00

$230.00






203

C

B

1933 commercial cover to Iraq with KGV 2d red tied by Geelong slogan cancel, 'REFUSED' & boxed bilingual 'RETURN TO SENDER' h/s both in violet, Baghdad 'UNPAID' & 'SOR' b/s plus boxed DLO d/s of Baghdad, Bombay & Madras, a couple of minor blemishes.

200.00

$160.00



C of A - Military - World War I




232

C

B

1919 stampless South African PPC to Belgium endorsed "OAS", very fine boxed 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE/Franked by C O'Halloran/Military Secretary AIF' h/s (Emery CA212; ERD) in violet & 'PASSED CENSOR/C 6/99' h/s in purple, view-side blemishes. [From a returning troopship]

150.00

No longer available

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Northern Territory Postal History




298

PS

B

BURRUNDIE: squared-circle 'BURRUNDIE/19/OC10/02/S_A' very fine strike tying CofA Postage Due 1d to face of Macao 1a on 2a Postal Card (+ 2a on reverse) commercially used with 'T'-in-circle h/s & Chinese 'CUSTOMS/LAPPA' cds at lower-left, Hong Kong & Port Darwin transit b/s, reinforced fold & minor blemishes. An exceptional origin-destination item.

500.00

$2,200.00T




299

C

C

CHARLOTTE WATERS: 'CHARLOTTE WATERS/18OC15/N.T.' cds on Kangaroos 2d & 5d on triple-rate cover to Switzerland, 'PASSED.' h/s in violet, a few faults. Terrific Northern Territory origin.

250.00

$300.00T






303

C

B

PINE CREEK: 'PINE CREEK/19/JA12/10/SA' cds two superb strikes on commercial cover to France (!) with SA 1d strip of 3, equally fine Port Darwin squared-circl b/s, arrival cds on face, small faults. [Acquired for $604 at our auction of 24/6/2006]

500.00

$480.00T



TASMANIA - Postal History




347

C

B

1852 entire signed "HDowling" to the Cape of Good hope rated "4" in red & endorsed "paid" with 'LAUNCESTON/4NO4/1852' cds, tiny temperance tract affixed across the flap (sadly damaged on opening), untidy inwards rate marking, some internal reinforcing/repairs. An unusual destination in this period. [Henry Dowling was a Baptist minister at Launceston & an ardent advocate of teetotalism. His youngest son, also Henry, founded in 1834 the Launceston Bank for Savings]

1250.00

No longer available

BRITISH WEST INDIES




485

CPS

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO: Mostly commercial covers with some better frankings & many airmails including to Australia, Hawaii, Rhodesia, Jersey, Brazil & Fiji (with aerogramme cutouts), some Postal Stationery with used Aerogrammes (4) & Registration Envelopes (4) etc, condition variable, some postmark interest. (Qty 47)

150.00

$150.00



BURMA




487

CPS

B/A-

1899 usage of Indian 2a Envelope to Transvaal (b/s) with 'YERCAUD' squared-circle; & 1937 illustrated Coronation cover to Jamaica, with 'BURMA' Overprints on KGV 9p. (Qty 2)

200.00

No longer available

CEYLON




501

PS

B

1894 usage of '3 CENTS' on 5c Postal Card registered to Montenegro! & uprated with Tablet 3x x4, 'GALLE' cds & London transit both in red. Registered Postal Cards are rarely seen. Reasonable offers considered.

200.00

$120.00T



COOK ISLANDS




517

C

B

1844 entire to "Revd H Nisbet/Samoa" headed "Rarotonga 17 Jany 1844" & signed "ABusacott", no postal markings, minor blemishes & notations (sermon notes, mostly in pencil: the page frugally re-used for this letter) on the face. Ex J Edgar Williams. A rare item: there were no missionary letters in Ed Williams' main collection. Fitzpatrick & Boulangier each had one earlier. Jensen's earliest was from 1845. [Rev Aaron (?) Busacott or "Buzacott" translated the Bible into the Rarotongan language, and was apparently quite a craftsman. He writes to Nisbet "We forward you your sofa...It is superior to any we have hitherto made, & consequently the price is higher..."]

800.00

$625.00T



FIJI - Postal History

FRENCH POLYNESIA - Postal History




613

C

B

1845 brief missionary entire headed "Raiatea Jany 1 1845" & signed "George Charter", to London carried per favor to Sydney with very fine 'PAID SHIP LETTER/FE*5/1845/SYDNEY' datestamp in red & rated "3" for an outwards shipletter, London arrival b/s in red & rated "8" for an inwards shipletter. [After his service in Polynesia, George Charter went to Sydney where he continued his religious work, in 1855 becoming the first minister of the Wollongong Congregational Church]

500.00

$380.00



GIBRALTAR


629

C

B

1859-60 trio comprising 1) stampless entire to Portugal with '45' h/s; 2) outer to Italy "col Vapore Crimean" with GB 2d tied by light 'A26' & very fine 'VIA/DI MARE/(E)' h/s in red; & 3) outer to 'GRANADA' (b/s) with Spanish 4q (a little cut-into) tied by largely very fine '63' of the Spanish PO at Gibraltar, French 'SAN ROQUE/CADIZ' transit cds on the face. (Qty 3)

150.00

$120.00T



GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS - Postal History


633

C

B

1952 commercial airmail cover from Fiji to a native employee of Pan Am at "Canton island/Phoniex [sic] Group/Mid Pacific", Fiji 2d x2 only tied by superb Ba cds, equally fine 'T/("24c")' h/s in violet, G&E Postage Dues 3d brown & 5d green SG D3 & 5 tied by double-circle 'G&EIC/4OCT52/BRITISH POST OFFICE - CANTON ISLAND' cds, minor blemishes. An exceptional & rare commercial usage of G&E Postage Dues.

1500.00

$1,800.00




635

C

A

ARORAE: undated double-circle 'GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY./PO/ARORAE/ISLAND./ * ' cancel (Vernon #11) two very fine strikes in violet on c.1927 commercial cover to "Samoan Hospital/Pago Pago/Tutuila/American Samoa". An exceptional commercial usage to an exotic intra-Pacific destination.

1000.00

$950.00



INDIA - Postal History




686

CPS

Group with mostly East India frankings including 3-colours, a few better postmarks, destinations include Saigon (superb b/s), Egypt (very fine 'ASSIOUT' b/s) & Auckland, condition variable. Interesting lot. (Qty 11)

400.00

No longer available




693

C

A

1934 commercial airmail cover to Czechoslovakia with attractive illustrated advertising, KGV a & 3a x3 on the reverse, Greek transit b/s, Czech Postage Due 1k strip of 3 tied to the face by fine 'JABLONEC.../GABLONZ...' cds. A lovely item.

200.00

$140.00




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