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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - Transport - ships & boats
C of A - First Day Covers
1963-65 Navigators 4/- to £2 complete on five Wesley covers, three of them are registered, the 5/- is unaddressed.
1963-65 Navigators 4/- to £2 complete on separate Wesley covers, all but the 4/- are registered.
JACK PEAKE: 1987 Bicentenary of Settlement - First Fleet at Teneriffe - 36c se-tenant pair & $1 tied by Hindmarsh FDI cds of 3JUN1987. [Evocative illustration of ship approaching port]
No longer available
VICTORIA: Small group with Niven 'CT Peters Boot Expert...Albert Park' storefront (some marks on back) then lovely range of real photo cards including 'Cape Otway Lighthouse', Portarlington group with 'Post Office' & 'St Patrick's Church' privately produced plus Rose Series 'Post Office', 'Main Street" and 'Boats at Pier' (steamer 'Courier' with sign for 'Melbourne & Geelong Steamers Daily'), Drysdale pair including 'G McCulloch Grocery' storefront & coach, Terang 'High St', Apollo Bay 'Wild Dog Creek', etc, condition generally fine.
SUBJECTS SHIPPING: Album of ocean liners, naval ships including WWI transports, shipping infrastructure, etc, strong Australian content, a few advertising cards, about one-third are moderns or photographs, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
(Qty 220 approx)
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS
1953 & 1963 commercial registered airmails to Australia with KGVI 1½d 3d 1/- & 2/6d tied 'POST OFFICE/FANNING ISLAND' cds per PanAm via Honolulu, and to GB with QEII Pictorials 2/- Yacht & 5/- Badge via Melbourne, minor defects. Very scarce frankings.
1916-23 Overprints on Great Britain KGV set to 1/- & Seahorses De La Rue printings, Freighters Shiny Paper set, 1935 Silver Jubilee & 1937 Corontation, generally very fine unmounted.
1914 commercial cover to Sydney endorsed "Via Pago Pago" (!) with GRI '½d' on 5pf pair - minor faults - tied German-type 'APIA/11.9.14/(SAMOA)' cds, manuscript "Passed by Censor/N.Z.E.F./HFH/Lt" in red crayon alongside, Sydney 'SP21' roller cancel arrival on back. Ex Jack Hughes: sold at auction in 2011 for $US1207. BPA Certificate (1978). [The first censor was Lieut HF Harlock, who probably was also the writer of the letter. Dick Burgess states the first 'Passed by Censor' h/s is known from 13.9.1914 and states "... covers are known censored in manuscript"]