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Christmas Island (Pacific) 1926 Roessler cover with rare combination franking of Cocoanut Plantations 10c + US 2c & 10c pairs; plus Australia 1934 Exhibition cover with 'PIGEONGRAM/16 11 1934' h/s at left, 1934 Flinders Island to Melbourne, and 1938 registered with 'COOBER PEDY/SA' cds; mixed condition. [NB: A similar Christmas Island/US combination cover sold for $661 after our auction of 2/8/2013] (Qty 10)
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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Predominantly used collection with scrappy Roos including First Wmk ½d, 4d (CTO) and 5d; Third Wmk £1 brown & blue; CofA Wmk 5/- (CTO), £1 & £2; KGV Heads CofA Wmk 1/4d (*); Engraved Kooka, 5/- Bridge (commercially used), ANZAC 1/-, £1 Robes, Navigators to £2; then reasonably complete to 1989 including 1966 QE II 4c booklet pane (*), Cook M/S, 1971 Christmas se-tenant block of 25 (*), plus Yearbooks (1985 1989 1990-1994 1999 & 2001) & some Colonies; mixed condition. High catalogue value. (Qty 1000s)
C of A - Booklets
1911 2/- (State Stamps) with South Australian ½d GPO block of 12 (severed) & 1d QV block of 18 as BW #B6(S) with Reset Sans Serif Text on the Back Cover, Cat $6000+. [The ACSC records the sans serif text for NSW only, with only a single booklet recorded. NB: the halves of the cover have been separated & the booklet appears to have been reconstructed, in the course of which the lower arm of the staple has been lost. However, our assessment is that all the components are original]
CENTENARIES etc: 1936 South Australia 's Centenary poster stamps x9 including "Bradman" Cricket, Tennis & Scout Corroboree plus 4 on covers, green & gold foil label on commercial cover, advertising labels for Grosvenor Hotel & Colton's Hardware (on commercial cover) etc, also advertising cover for John Martin's Department Store, the condition is variable. (Qty 20)
CENTENARIES etc: 1934 Victoria/ Melbourne Centenary poster stamps Flora & Fauna sheet of 20 and Promotion set of 20 in strips of 5 plus 12 different in blocks of 6, Centenary Fund in blue & in scarlet, advertising labels for Collins House, ES&A Bank, Joyland and Troedel & Cooper pair, also 1938 Wangaratta Centenary, 1938 Geelong Centenary Hawkes Bros in green block of 4, 1938 Shepparton Centenary x5 different, 1951 Castlemaine Centenary, 1951 Bendigo Centenary set of 8 & 1964 Healesville Centenary, condition variable. (Qty 82)
TRADE EXHIBITIONS: Mostly poster stamps with NSW 1879 International Exhibition black/green label (71x73mm), 1932 Electrical & Radio Exhibition, 1939 Camping & Caravan Exhibition, 1957 Sydney Industries Fair; South Australia Adelaide Exhibitions 1930 pair, 1936 Centennial, 1940 & 1947; Victoria 1930s All Electrical Exhibition x2 different, 1937 RAS Grand Annual Exhibition, 1940s Radiolympia, 1955 Australian Industries Fair; etc, condition variable. (Qty 17)
C of A - Flight Covers
Box with 1934 Melbourne Pigeon Flight with Pigeongram, three different 1930s flight envelopes unused & very scarce thus, 1952 Australia-South Africa three with different watercolour illustrations by Jack Peake, 1960s-2001 slightly duplicated range with strong South Australian content, group of Aerogrammes with flight cachets, etc, generally very fine. Ex Andy Jansen.(Qty 150 approx)
1860-69 Second Rouletted Issue 'TEN PENCE' in Blue on 9d yellow SG 36, rouletting clear of the design on all sides, unused, Cat £500. An unusually fine example.
DEPARTMENTAL OVERPRINTS: 'P.' of Police in Blue on De La Rue 2d dull orange Wmk Crown/SA Reversed horizontal pair Imperforate Between, small scissor-cut at upper-left, GPO cds of NO24/69. Rated RRRRR.
CARRIER STAMPS: c.1897 JR Cocking with '37 CURRIE STREET' at the Top 6d red, a few small faults, on original parcel piece. Rare. [A similar example but in blue sold for $2185 at our auction of 7/5/2013]
CARRIER STAMPS: 1890s W McCulloch & Co with 'SIXPENCE.' 25mm Long 6d dull green with superb 'McCulloch Combe Green & Co' handstamp diagonally in purple-black, small fault at left & two repaired tears. Rare. [A similar example but in turquoise - wrongly listed under Victoria - sold for $1667 at our auction of 7/5/2013]
CARRIER STAMPS: 1900 local usage of 1d Postal Card to "McCulloch Combe Green & Co" with oval 'McCULLOCH CARRYING COY LTD/2MAY00/ADELAIDE' cachet in violet on the face, minor blemishes.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1868 small cover with Rouletted 2d tied by 'ANGASTON' cds, to Little Hampton but endorsed "Missent to Kapunda" with 'P-O/ AP27/68/RAILWAY' transit & 'KAPUNDA' arrival b/s, re-sent & with partial 'LITTLE-HAMPTON/ AP30/68/SA' arrival b/s.
POSTMARKS: Port Adelaide Railway 'PT ADELAIDE RLY STN/SE21/06/SA' squared-circle virtually complete very fine strike on Thin 'POSTAGE' 1/- brown. Rated XXX. [A registered cover sold for $719 at our auction of 23/9/2011]
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery
POSTAL CARDS: Varieties comprising Official Postal Cards 1d violet with 'O.S' Joined & 1d brown with 'O'S' Reversed both unused; and Official Wrappers ½d violet with with Defective 'O' in 'O.S.', with Tiny Stop after 'O.' and with Missing Stop after 'O ', all used.(Qty 5)
POSTAL CARDS: 1908 Adelaide Printings (Stop after 'AUSTRALIA') "PRINCE ALFRED COLLEGE" in crimson (surfaced back, very fine), "SAVINGS BANK" in orange-brown & in greenish black, "STACK OF WHEAT" in purple-black with surfaced back, "WOOL CARTING" in greenish blue (discolouration at right); and Melbourne Printings (No Stop) "CLARENDON" in claret (surfaced back, very fine); a few minor blemishes, unused.(Qty 6)
POSTAL CARDS: 1908 1d for the Visit of the US Fleet HG 9, unused. [Only 4500 were sold, of which more than half were sold on the day of issue]
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Datestamps
Ashbourne: 'ASHBOURNE/7OC35/STH AUST' fine strike, manuscript "Ashbourne" on provisional registration label. From Finiss Flat 1/5/1869; closed 1/10/1988.
Bower: 'BOWER/22OC35/STH AUSTRALIA' fine strike, manuscript "Bower" on provisional registration label. PO 20/4/1891; closed 31/3/1983.