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Displaying 10 Lots in Category - Parcel Post
C of A - Postal History
1930(c) red/black 'INTERSTATE/PARCEL POST' label with 'SARGOOD BROS' h/s in violet & remarkable franking of Third Wmk 9d & 1/- x5 + KGV 2d orange all with 'SB' perfins tied by a largely complete strike of the huge undated 'CHIEF PARCEL OFFICE/MELBOURNE' handstamp, a couple of small faults. [Between 1901 & 1929, the rate was 5/8d for an interstate parcel weighing between 10 & 11LB, the maximum weight permitted. The additional 3d was a registration fee]
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
1896large-part parcel tag (the eyelet removed) registered to a bank in Sydney with rare franking of Centennial 6d block of 8 + 1d & 2d all tied to the reverse by neat strikes of Rays '97' of 'WALCHA' (cds on the face), minor creasing. A rare usage. [At the time, the highest parcel rate was 2/11d. It is likely that the packet contained ore samples & was sent at the Samples & Merchandise rate of 1d per 2oz x48 = 4/- + 3d registration]
RAILWAY STAMPS:c.1950s Russell & Sons Dairy Engineers (Toowoomba) complete parcel tag to Warwick with 1d blue & 10d purple both inscribed 'TOOWOOMBA' & Railway Numeral '55' (?) cancels. A scarce survivor.
TASMANIA - Postal History
1871large piece (200x143mm) from a registered parcel to Kent with remarkable Three-Issue franking (faults) of VDL Imperf 4d & Perf 10 1d x2 and 'TASMANIA' Imperf 6d & 1/- (cut-to-shape) all tied by BN '63' of New Norfolk, private 'BOURNBANK/Parish of/Wellington' h/s & 'N NORFOLK/22 4 71' postmaster's provisional h/s, sloping 'TOO-LATE' h/s applied at Hobart, a few repaired edge-tears & parts of the address label removed with the registration ribbon. Endorsed "Printed Book with Photographs..." & signed "Molesworth Jeffery" which permitted mailing at the concessional rate for a "book packet" + 6d registration. Only six items recorded bearing the 6d registration rate that applied between 1871 & 1880. Ex Randall Askeland, Patrick Reid & David McNamee.
No longer available
VICTORIA - Postal History
1912complete black/red 'VICTORIA/INTERSTATE/PARCEL POST' label with 2d and 6d tied by indistinct 'PP/MELBOURNE' cds, minor wrinkles. [The rate for an interstae parcel up to 1LB was 8d]
PARCEL POST:1946-52 Winged Wheel Watermark 25c to 500L horizontal pairs Mi P66-80 (SG P687-701), very lightly mounted on the left-hand units only, Cat €2800 (£3500) for unmounted.
(Qty 15 pairs)
SAN MARINO:1945 50 Years imperf M/S (lightly mounted at the corners only), 1951 Air 1000L corner example (**), 1952 Columbus 200L (**), 1957 500L Panorama, and Parcel Post 1953 300L marginal pair (**), Cat €1200.
NEW GUINEA - Mandated Territory Issues
Undated Birds 2/- to £1, 1935 Bulolo £2 & £5, 1939 Bulolo 9d to £1, and a few low values, a few minor blemishes, Cat £1700+.
1932-34 Undated Birds2d 3d 5d 6d & 2/- to £1, 1939 Bulolo 5d (vertical) & £1, all in horizontal pairs, Cat £760+.
1939 Bulolo Airs4d 5d and 1/- to £1 SG 217 218 & 221-5 blocks of 4, some minor staining/aging consistent with having been removed from bullion tags, all with 'BULOLO' cds of various dates, Cat £3400+ as single sets. Used blocks are rare.
(Qty 7 blocks)