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Displaying 1 - 20 of 88 Lots in Category - Postal Stationery
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Large accumulation in six file boxesincluding album of mint & used with a few Roos & KGV plus 1966-85 mostly complete **, then mint Decimals in folders & loose with some complete sheets, booklets, packs, Yearbooks 1981-2004 complete (ex 1987 but one extra of 1981, 1983, 1986, 1990 & 1995), also PSEs (mint & FDI) & FDCs (including some Pre-Decimal) in quantity, plus album of PNG, some GB, Vanuatu, etc.
C of A - Decimal Issues
Large mint accumulation with booklets, packs, gutter strips, complete sheets, etc, PSEs (mint & FDI) & FDCs in quantity, plus Yearbooks 1981-94 x2 each, 1996 x2 and extra 1987 & 1992, substantial face value.
Large mint accumulation in albums & stockbooks much in blocks of four & larger including sheets, packs, booklets, noted complete coil rolls (1000) of Flowers 4c 7c & 10c, a few Yearbooks & Postcard Wallets, plus AAT in complete sheets in quantity including $1 Whale x3 sheets, 20c Albatross x26 sheets, 9c Seal x 41 sheets, 8c Plane x32 sheets, etc, unmounted. Substantial face value.
Accumulation of 1970s-80s stamp packs, FDCs and PSEs, a few more modern also, substantial face value, fine condition.
C of A - Postal Stationery
Range including Postal Cards 1925 KGV 1d green with private 'SECOND CLASS MAIL MATTER' endorsements for Acme Cycle used & Stewarts & Lloyds unused, 1930 KGV 1½d brown on flimsy stock unused (minor crease) & used, 1938 KGVI 1½d brown 'OS/NSW' puncture with Maritime Services Board of NSW imprint (light bend & stains), Letter Cards KGV 1d Fullface with 'REPLY' Oblitered "Giant Red Gum' view & 1½d Sideface "Pineapples" x2 unused, also some NSW & Queensland including illustrated, STO, etc, condition variable but many fine.
POSTAL CARDS - OFFICIAL: 1919-23 KGV 1½d brown with Solid 'OS' in Die ACSC #PO3 x7 comprising Type 1, Type 2 x4 & Type 3 x2, also 1924-30 KGV 1d green with Solid 'OS' in Die ACSC #PO5A & KGV 1d green with Dots 'OS' in Die ACSC #PO6, all unused with Victorian Education Department 'School Committee' printed message on back in red, minor blemishes & a couple with light creases, Cat $7600. A recent "find".
LETTER CARDS:1924 1½d red on off-white stock ACSC #LC57 "BURRINJUCK DAM" (in flood), to Newcastle with 'WARATAH/MY6/1925/NSW' cds, a couple of insignificant blemishes, Cat $2500. One of the rarest & most sought-after of all the views, and believed to be the finest of the three recorded examples. [There is no message but the address is a furniture warehouse & we expect the card contained a cheque or money order]
ENVELOPES:1923 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on Star without 'POSTAGE' 2d orange ACSC #EP24, unused, Cat $750.
ENVELOPES - MILITARY: 1916 (Aug) Second Issue 1d with 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE.' at the Base but with the Text Re-Set & 'Regimental Number' now 35mm Long & 19mm Below the Printer's Rule ACSC #ME2 on buff stock unused, Cat $1500. Rare: the finest of the few examples we have seen. [The address on many examples of the initial issue was partly obscured if a machine cancellation was used; this problem was overcome by re-setting the text; this second issue was available for only one month & only two used examples have been recorded]
No longer available
REGISTRATION ENVELOPES:KGV to QEII issues all used the majority from Victoria with a range of label types including provisionals, 1938 KGV 5d endorsed "Comp 4d" with KGV 4d added to pay compensation fee, some postmark interest noted 1935 'TPO 1 SOUTH/1/NSW' transit & 1956 'EASTERN VIEW/VIC' cds with typed label, also 1917 'RETURNED REGISTERED LETTER' from Melbourne Dead Letter Office & 1930 'RETURNED SURCHARGED LETTER' from Sydney with Dues, condition mixed but many fine.
WRAPPERS:1924 1d green Die 2 on Thin Glazed Paper ACSC #W13(1), impression of printing forme retaining screw at left; and on Vertically Laid Paper #W13(2); unused, Cat $900.
WRAPPERS - STAMPED TO ORDER: 1915 Sideface 1d red Die 1 ACSC #WS8 for Melbourne Electric Supply Co, minor blemishes, unused. Very rare & unpriced unused. Ex Mark Diserio: sold at the Prestige auction of 8.11.2013 for $2185. [Very few unused Stamped to Order Wrappers have survived]
WRAPPERS - STAMPED TO ORDER: 1915 Sideface 1d red Die 2 ACSC #WS9 on surfaced pale buff stock for an unknown user, 'SYDNEY/----20/-22-' cds just clear of the Die 2 spur, Cat $2000. Rare. Ex Mark Diserio: sold at the Prestige auction of 8.11.2013 for $1322.
C of A - Flight Covers
1929usage of KGV Oval 4½d Registration Envelope to England with 'HAY/NSW' (?) cds obscured by added GB PUC 1½d x3 with commercial perfins & tied by oval 'REGISTERED/VICTORIA ST BO SW1' d/s & with 'London SW3' registration label, endorsed on the face "Per favour/Southern Cross/Australia-/England/many many thanks" & signed "OK/CTPUlm", minor blemishes: see AAMC #142, Cat $2750. Only 12 carried. [With two-page social letter that mentions a personal connection to Charles Kingsford Smith]
(Qty 2 items)
C of A - Postal History
Array of mostly 1930s commercial airmail covers plus some WWII Comfort Funds stationery (very fine unused), a few advertising items & souvenir flights, £1 Arms First Day Cover, 1960s 'The Cupid/WEDDING CAKE BOX' with the original tin (but no cake!; the only example of this remarkable item we have seen), etc, very mixed condition but those itemised are presentable.
Box of mostly Tasmanian 1950s-60s covers with loads of registered items from around the island, also slogans - many of these are very scarce from Tasmania - & meters, a few KGV Postal Stationery Envelopes including Star 1d red for Mt Lyell Mining & Railway Co, 1924 to Ulverstone with KGV 1½d x2 & 'TPO WESTERN LINE/TAS' cds, also 1931 commercial airmail cover to Holland with 'MT KOSCIUSKO/NSW' cds and a few PPCs including advertising for Fry's Cocoa used at Sydney & British "Aston Villa Football Ground" during a soccer match; finally 100+ mostly 1980s inwards covers mostly from Germany but also noticed China & Malaysia.
(Qty 750 approx)
Commercial mail including 1938 airmails via Hong Kong to ship passenger at Hawaii x2 both at 3/4d rate the first forwarded to California, the other returned with 'TOO LATE FOR STEAMER' cachet, plus to USA x2 one paid 3/7d & taxed mss 'T16 2/3', the other paid 9/3d double rate with Roos 2/- x2 & 5/- (roughly opened), then KGV frankings, advert covers, Stationery including PTPO envelopes noted KGVI 1½d for Shire of Newham and Woodend, also Victoria with postmark interest including 1905 'FOSTERVILLE' & BN '1982' both in blue, 1938 'PAID AT/KYNETON VIC', 'WOODEND NORTH' unframed with poor BN '414' & 1952 cds on 1d Postage Due (faults), Glover Onians & Co cover with 'GO/&C' perfin, etc, condition very mixed but those mentioned generally fine.
Carton of International Post covers & a few postcards mostly airmail to Europe with range of issues, noted mixed domestic/international frankings, potential postmark interest, duplication but ideal for study, fine condition.
Three volumes of pre-decimal commercial & philatelic covers with better items including 1918 registered at 'JERVIS BAY/NSW' with 4d orange (cover faulty), 1922 to GB with 2d scarlet & 4d violet, KGV 1½d Letter Card "RIVER YARRA" to GB, 1931 'RETURNED REGISTERED LETTER' envelope from Brisbane DLO, 1930s to GB with Vic Centenary 1/-, 1/- Anzac, 2/- Jubilee or 9d NSW Sesqui pair, another at 12/1d rate with 5/- Roo, 1941 Clipper cover to USA with 10/- Robes, 1940s to USA with £1 Robes, 1946 registered to USA with rare rubber 'GLEN IRIS/SE6' d/s, 1950 to GB with Stamp Centenary pairs, 1951 registered air to Czechoslovakia with Customs cachets & labels, 1951 to GB with Federation 3d pairs, 1957 air to USA with 4d booklet pane, 1958 to GB with War Memorial pair, 1963 registered air to USA with 10/- Arms, etc, condition variable. Another very good lot, especially for "usage".
(Qty few 100)
1918postcard from UK to Tasmania endorsed "OAS" unstamped but with circular check cachet and 'PASSED BY CENSOR' cachet in red, another with cachet in violet, also a few with GB stamps or sent under cover, then quantity of unused 'Art' PPCs, couple of Tasmanian plus KGV 1d green Postal Card with printed 'Second Class Mail' endorsement and Myer advertising used 1932, mostly fine condition.
(Qty 100 approx)