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Displaying 1 - 20 of 27 Lots in Category - Postage Dues




Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

MISCELLANEOUS














17

C

Cover selection including Great Britain 1868 hand-illustrated envelope, Australia 1916 Liverpool Camp POW letter to Victoria Barracks, Burma (India used in) 1916 to Italy with 40c Due added, Germany 1936 airmail cover with Zeppelin illustration, Switzerland 1939 to Australia with B.I.T. 1fr, China 1962 aerogramme and a registered cover, plus Australia & New Zealand flight covers, etc, and a few fronts, mixed condition. (Qty 45)

200.00

$400.00












47

C

B

Postal history including Australia Postage Due covers and two shoeboxes of United States covers. (Qty 1000s)

200.00

$360.00



C of A - Postage Dues






359

*O

B

1909 Victorian Design ½d to 10/- *, 1913-21 Crown over Double-lined A ½d to 1/- (*, 1d & 3d used) including ½d & 1/- Perf 14 *, 1922-30 Third Wmk ½d to 6d, plus 1932-60 issues including multiples, mixed condition, Cat $1500. (Qty 110)

400.00

$320.00








360

*O

1902 Blank Tablet ½d to 8d (*, 4d rubbed), 1902-04 Filled Design ½d to 5/- * & used, 1906 Crown over A ½d to 4d (*, ex 3d), 1907 Crown over Double-lined A 6d used, 1908-09 Small Crown over A 1/- & 5/- used, mixed condition, Cat $2500. (Qty 38)

750.00

No longer available






361

*

A/B

1902-60 collection on Ka-Be pages including Blank Tablet to 5/- plus 'SPECIMEN' set to 8d, Filled Tablet to 5/- plus 'SPECIMEN' set to 20/-, 1909 Victorian Design set to £1, CofA Perf 11 set, later issues to 5/- x2, generally attractive but some aging/toning concerns, STC £4000+. (Qty 120+)

1850.00

$1,600.00




362

**

A+

1902 Blank Tablet ½d Perf 11.8x11.5 BW #D1 (SG D1) gutter block of 49 (7x7) from the upper-right of the sheet, exceptional freshness, full unmounted o.g., Cat $784++ (£159++). Superb!

250.00

$200.00T






363

*

A/B

1907 Victorian Paper with Wmk Crown/Double-Lined A ½d to 6d BW #D66-70 (SG D53-57), the ½d from the lower-left corner of the sheet, the other values with some minor aging evident on the gum-side, Cat $1030 (£650). An underrated set. Ex John Williams. [Sir Gawaine Baillie's fine set sold for $632 at auction in July 2005] (Qty 5)

300.00

$320.00



C of A - Postal History








380

*O

1909-43 inward mail with Postage Dues including 1903 to Tasmania with Blank Tablet 3d & octagonal 'T/15 c' h/s, 1934 to Mossman with oval 'TAX 4d' h/s, 1943 to Sydney with 'T20 CTMS.' & boxed 'T.../R h/s in violet paid with 1938 Intaglio 3d, plus additional covers including 1934 cover from Iraq. (Qty 8)

150.00

$130.00




381

C

A-

1917 (late) stampless cover to England apparently from Western Australia but with a faint strike of the undated 'TRISTAN/DA/CUNHA' cachet Type I (SG C1, Cat £4000 on cover), superb strikes of the worn 'FREMANTLE/ ESTERN AUSTRAL ' transit cds & hexagonal 'T/20' h/s, endorsed on the flap "No Date/Received 8-3-18", minor spotting on the reverse; with the enclosed letter headed "Tristan dacunha" & signed "Sophy Rogers". One of the most extraordinary origin/destination covers we have ever offered.

The unpunctuated handwriting appears to be that of a child: "...I hope that the war will end soon as it is a very cruel war...We have not had a ship for 18 months now...we are all looking forward to seeing the wailer [sic] again this month ther [sic] is no news at present...wishing you Compliments of the season from all on the island".

Tristan da Cunha is the most remote inhabited island on the planet, even more isolated than Pitcairn. In 1816, it was formerly annexed by Great Britain. "Rogers" is one of only seven surnames shared by the islanders: an eighth was added only in 1986! Communication with the outside world has always been difficult. IAt least until the 1930s, Norwegian whaling vessels were the most regular visitors. Several covers from Tristan to Europe via Australia are recorded from south-bound voyages. Jack Cole's famous Tristan collection included an almost identical cover to this: Lot 17 (1998).

1500.00

$1,600.00



QUEENSLAND - Postal History




435

C

A

1895 cover to Tattersalls in Brisbane, from NSW with 1d x2 tied by Rays '788' of 'WALLENDEBEEN' (b/s), endorsed "OR 3d to pay" & with superb 'R'-in-oval h/s. [Mail to Tattersalls during their brief sojourn in Queensland is very scarce]

300.00

No longer available

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History






459

C

A

1855 large-part entire headed "Adelaide 9 July 1855" to "Kingdom of Hannover/Germany" endorsed "By the Marcopolo", with exceptional franking of London Printing 2d rose-carmine SG 2 very fine horizontal strip of 3 (margins just clear - at upper-right - to large) tied by the GPO lozenges roller-cancel, quartet of datestamps in red comprising 'PAID/JY13/1855/=ADELAIDE SA=', 'AUSTRALIAN/PAID/LIVERPOOL/=PACKET=' and 'LONDON' transits all on the face plus 'AUS ENGLAND PER AACHEN' transit b/s, boxed 'NEUSTADT aB/24 OCT.' arrival b/s in blue, paid to Germany only so with German postage due endorsements "5 2/3" in blue & "5m8g", the letter written in German. A beautiful First Issue cover to a most unusual destination, and possibly the earliest recorded South Australian cover to any part of Germany. Ex Floyd Risvold. RPSofL Certificate (2010). [Carried per "White Swan" or "Havilah", departed Adelaide 18/7/1855; and "Marco Polo", departed Melbourne 22/7/1855; via Cape Horn; arrived Liverpool 20/10/1855. In addition to the mails, the cargo included 125,000oz of gold: Tabeart at page 163]

South Australia boasts a large Lutheran community descended from Germans who emigrated to escape religious persecution in their homeland. The first group arrived in 1838. Despite the influx of German immigrants, mail to Germany is rare, probably because whole families made the journey, leaving behind few people with whom they wished to remain in contact. The rarity of mail to Germany is highlighted by the paucity of such items in major collections: Jack Beresford (1958) had only one, an 1858 entire newspaper (!); Rev James Mursell (1964) had none; Henry Frenkle (1979) had only one, of 1879; John Griffiths (1992) had only one, of 1880; and Harry Lower (2007) had two, of 1858 and 1863.

The Kingdom of Hannover was created by the Congress of Vienna in 1814. It was ruled by Britain's House of Hanover until 1837. In 1867 it was conquered by and absorbed into Prussia.

15000.00

No longer available

CHINA








539

#*O

Disorganised collection with mostly mint or unused 1940s sets, Gold Yuan & Chinese Nationalist Currency surcharges, Postage Dues including 1947 $80 with 'q' for '0' at Right, etc, mixed condition. (Qty few 100s)

250.00

$250.00



CHINA - FOREIGN POST OFFICES


599

*#

A-

1913 "Darrah Overprints" 'SHANGHAI/CHINA' Type III Overprint on Parcel Post Postage Dues 2c in Black & in Red, 10c in Red and 25c in Black (straight-edge at left) & in Red, unused or with disturbed o.g. as a result of being separated from interleaving between the sheets. Ex John Wesley Thomas: acquired for $US2760. (Qty 5)

2000.00

$1,000.00T



GERMAN STATES


623

F

B B1

BAVARIA: 1870 Postage Dues 1k black Mi #2X, minor aging, Hartmann guarantee h/s, Cat €1000.

200.00

$150.00



GERMAN COLONIES


649

C

B

KIAUTSCHOU: 1914 (Feb 4) commercial cover to "St Louis/Sénégal West Afrika" with 2c only tied by Tsingtau "bridge" cds, endorsement re the under-payment of 8c but postage due apparently not collected, minor blemishes. Terrific origin/destination cover.

400.00

No longer available

GREAT BRITAIN - Postal History












693

C/CL

Array including 1877 Holmbrook to Australia with 8d Plate 1, 1918 Army Post Office SZ22 (Port Said) registered to Alexandria with KGV 2d, 1945 to Belgium with Dues 1.20fr added, 1948 (?) to Switzerland with Silver Wedding £1, 1957 PPC to Sweden with National Savings 2/6d stamp, also registered & Express Mail and 1950s-70s high value commemorative solo frankings on commercial items, plus a 1953 inwards Comet crash cover from Malaya, condition generally fine. (Qty 70+)

350.00

$280.00



MALAYA - Postal History






740

C

A

1870 (June 2) entire to the United States "Via Marseilles" with 12c blue SG 15 x3 pen-cancelled "B&Co" (Boustead & Co) & tied by 'SINGAPORE - D14' duplex, London transit & small '2d' h/s indicating the (4c) credit allowed to the USA, poor Boston arrival cds. Ex Arthur White. Carried per "China" to Galle, "Simla" to Alexandria, "Syria" to Marseilles, & RMS "Serbia" from Liverpool. [A special "China" rate of 36c up to ½oz applied 1/1/1870 until 31/12/1870 only. However, it was effective in the Straits Settlements from only 10/3/1870]

800.00

No longer available

NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea Postal History




787

C

A

1914 parcel card to Germany with rare franking of 80pf single & - on the reverse - a pair tied by 'HERBERTSHOHE' cds, black/yellow-buff '573 Herbertshöhe/(Deutsch Neu-Guinea)' label, on arrival struck with Hamburg Customs "castle" cachet (on the reverse) & 'Zoll ("30") Pf' customs duty assessed plus 'Versollungs - bz Bestellgebühr 20Pf' (= 20pf carrier's fee to be paid by the addressee) h/s in violet on the reverse. Friedrich Steuer Certificate (1989). [2mk40 paid the rate for a parcel weighing between 1kg & 5kg] [** Please note that the estimate of $100 listed in the printed catalogue is a typographical error **]

1850.00

$2,400.00T



NEW GUINEA "G.R.I." Overprints - Postal History


837

C

B

1915 (early) missionary cover to Rev Theile in Queensland with German New Guinea 10pf pair tied by two fine to fine strikes of the defaced '____/[(eagle)]/Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen' mailbag seal (Powell #21 - rated F; Gibbs #17), "To pay" in blue pencil partly obscured by plain resealing censor tape & endorsed "Passed" at left, very fine 'PASSED CENSOR/23MY15/BRISBANE' cds in red on the face, flap fault & very minor blemishes. [Kevin Nelson's similar cover but also with Kangaroos ½d & 2d added sold for $9487 at our auction of 27/11/2010]

2500.00

$2,600.00T



NEW ZEALAND










885

*OC

POSTAGE DUES: Selection including 1902 Crump Forgery 2d and 3d singles *, 1902 No Wmk Perf 11 half sheet (*, toning), Madagascar Specimen extracts with 1902 "Cowan" Unsurfaced 1d (5) and 2d (4) tied by 'POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/COLLECTION DE BERNE/MADAGASCAR' cancels plus another 1d * & 2d (4, two mint), 1925-1935 "Cowan" Thick Chalky ½d to 2d blocks of 12 ** & 3d block of 4 with 'WANGANUI/9JAN1931/ PARCELS' cancel, 1937 "Wiggins Teape" ½d block of 20 * & 3d (2, *), plus taxed covers with postage dues added, centre offset and plate flaw examples, and additional multiples, Cat £1500+. (Qty 200+)

750.00

$1,050.00




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