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Displaying 12 Lots in Category - Transport - ships & boats
Accumulation including Victoria with Melbourne "Grand Hotel" & "Bourke Street from Opera House", Steamer "Yorck" at Port Melbourne real photo, Dandenong "Post Office" & "Timber Merchant Dandenong East", Ballarat group, "Ascot Vale Railway Station" (faults), a few from other States, KEVII "One King One Flag One Fleet One Empire" chromolithos x3, Australian Series Birds x3, De Closay "Fairy Butterfly" x4 (printed in Australia) and American Flag Dresses x6 (for White Fleet visit ?), a number postally used to/from Australian States with postmark interest including 'ENFIELD/SA' squared-circle (rated RRR), condition mixed but mostly fine.
Shipping Lines mostly British artist cards including 'poster' cards for Union-Castle x3 (superb unused) & Belfast Steamship Co, also for Aberdeen Steam Navigation x2, Carron Line, Natal Line, American Colonial Navigation Co, Italian Florio-Rubattino and Dutch Batavia Line, a couple of others plus for Royal National Life-Boat Institution x3, a few used, condition variable but generally fine to very fine.
Europe range with UK 1924 Empire Exhibition x10, France, Jerusalem group x15, Egypt Cairo & Alexandria wallets, Canada Niagara Falls Aerial Cableway & Steamers, USA Washington DC x22, San Francisco miniatures x20, Victoria "Mount Eliza from William Street Jetty" (published by Bon Marché Stores, Perth!) plus Trade Cards Stamina Trousers "Men of Stamina" two sets in original envelopes, mostly unused, mixed condition.
COCOS ISLANDS - Postal History
1950cover to England with "LJ Wheatley/Cocos Islands/co Cable & Wireless Ltd/Singapore" return address and superb strike of Leigh-Parkin's boxed 'TIN CAN MAIL/COCOS-KEELING IS' h/s in violet alongside Australia 1/6d Hermes (fault) applied for airmail & cancelled with Perth '5 OCT' slogan, endorsed "First Day Cover" for the cachet's introduction, plus real photo PPC of tiny yachts collecting Tin Can Mail from the passing P&O "Orion" off Cocos Islands.
1979 Captain Cook Death Bicentenary M/S imperforate progressive colour proofs unmounted, one folded & another with blue-ink mark around a printing flaw otherwise fine.
No longer available
Collection on leaves including 'Kamerun' Overprints mint; GEA 1896-99 Surcharges used, 2r used & 3r mint, 1905 Heller set mint; Kiautschou $½ & $1½ used; 'Marianen' Overprints mint; New Guinea 5mk used; Samoa GRI 3d on 25pf & 6d on 50pf both used; 'Marocco' Surcharges mint; SWA Lozenges 5mk used; etc, also a few unused Postal Cards; plus Lost Territories & Colonies labels unused x19 different.
MARSHALLS:1910 apparently commercial cover to "Nauru" with scarce combination franking of German 5pf & Marshalls 5pf tied by a light Jaluit cds, light but clear Nauru arrival b/s, ironed-out central fold & minor soiling.
SAMOA: Overprints set mint (no 5pf) & used, Ships mint to 3mk, Wmk 5mk both perfs mint, and 1909 philatelic cover to Germany with 1mk red + Niue Overprints all tied by 'APIA' cds with superb 'Paquebot' h/s & 'KAISERLICHES GOUVERNEMENT VON SAMOA' sealing wafer on the flap.
(Qty 28 + cover)
1927cover with 'INSUFFICIENT POSTAGE/("1d")/TO PAY.' handstamp in violet, minor soiling on the reverse. Ex Thomas Osdene. Unrecorded by Keith Buckingham and the only example known to us.
1930(c.) philatelic cover to NSW with Rough Paper 1d green x3 cancelled with two superb strikes of the very scarce 'SS NAURU CHIEF' handstamp.
NEW ZEALAND - Postal History
1915PPC with double-framed 'NZ Expeditionary Forces/8OCT1915/---- HOSPITAL SHIP' d/s ('No 1' removed) in violet when en route to England. Ex Eric Gibbs & Gordon Darge. [The datestamp was altered because at the time there was no Hospital Ship No 2] [The illustration is above Lot 1214]
1917PPC with remarkable combination of three different Hospital Ship "Marama" cachets including the rare fancy oval 'NEW ZEALAND HOSPITAL SHIP No 2/1OCT1917/MARAMA' d/s in black, some minor silverfish damage.