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Displaying 1 - 20 of 22 Lots in Category - Ship Mail




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

C of A - Military - World War II


337

C

A-

1942stampless "Sparrow Force" cover to Hobart with small 'HM TRANSPORT' h/s - used aboard HMT "Westralia" or "Zealandia" - overstruck with light but obvious 'FIELD POST OFFICE/18JA42/ 071 ' - Ted Proud "NS" = Not Seen - in violet used at Koepang (East Timor), boxed AIF Censor 305 h/s in violet countersigned "S Frost".

300.00

$320.00T



NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History




403

C

B

1855(Oct 2) entire to Bathurst with marvellous endorsement "Per Clipper Ship/Schomberg from/Liverpool Octr 5 1855", the stamp (an Embossed 1/-) washed-off but the Exeter datestamp largely remains as evidence of the date of posting, Liverpool & Sydney transits and unframed 'BATHURST/JA*2/1856/NSW' arrival b/s, minor blemishes. Ex George Molnar & Floyd Risvold. [One of the most highly prized of the early Australian wrecks. Brian Peace at pages 62-64 (2013) illustrates all five of the recorded "Schomberg" covers, of which this is his #4]

1000.00

$800.00






408

C

B

1898commercial cover to Wisconsin "via Vancouver" with Jubilee 2d purple only tied by one of two strikes of the scarce 'NZ MARINE PO/15SEP1898/RMS WARRIMOO' scalloped cds in magenta, double-boxed 'PACKET BOAT' in the same ink alongside & superb NZ-pattern 'T/"25")/CENTIMES' h/s also used aboard the ship, 'TACOMA/WASH' transit & poor Milwaukee arrival b/s, superb 'US CHARGE/TO COLLECT - 10 CENTS' h/s & pre-cancelled Postage Due 2c x5 affixed, ironed-out vertical fold.

1000.00

$800.00T



SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History




435

C

A

1859cover to Scotland "p Salsette/via Marseilles" with rare franking of Adelaide Printings 6d slate-blue SG 10 two singles (the first with margins just clear to large, the other with margins at places; Cat 400+ on cover) tied by dumb cancels unusually in blue, 'PAID/AU17/1859/=ADELAIDE- S.A.=' cds in blue & 'U M/EDINBURGH/OC9/59' arrival b/s. A very scarce double-rate franking. Ex Michael Blake. RPSofV Certificate (2014).

1000.00

No longer available




436

C

B

1859cover to London "per Emeu" with very scarce franking of First Roulettes 6d slate-blue SG 17 tied by 'PAID/OC18/1859/=ADELAIDE-S.A.=' cds in blue, 'LONDON-SW/ A5 /DE14/59' arrival b/s, minor soiling & wrinkling. Ex Rose (1960) & Michael Blake. Carried per "Emeu", departed Melbourne 18.101859; & "Ripon", departed Alexandria 30.11.1859, arrived Southampton 14.12.1859.

150.00

No longer available

TASMANIA - Postal History














463

C

A/C

1837-53 entires from England x3 or Scotland (the earliest, with 'OLDRAIN' d/s) all with various boxed 'SHIPLETTER' datestamps of Hobart, one of 1843 is a mourning letter, apart from the first - which is stained - the others are fine to very fine. [One, of 1841, is to "Frank Allison/Streanshall/Macquarie River", father of William Race Allison] (Qty 4)

250.00

$200.00



VICTORIA - Postal History




501

C

B/A-

1855outer to GB "Per True Briton" with Woodblocks 6d pair (full margins but creased) tied by BN '10' of Warrnambool, largely fine 'SHIP LETTER/FREE/WARNAMBOOL VICTORIA' cds (note spelling) arrival b/s of DE9/1855 in blue, repaired opening tear; and part-entire from Sydney with Laureates 2d x3, to "Belfast/Port Fairy" with light but clear 'SHIP LETTER/FREE/ BELFAST VICTORIA' arrival b/s. (Qty 2)

250.00

$320.00






505

C

B

1860(Mar 17) outer to France with rare franking of Beaded Oval No Wmk (Laid Paper) 3d blue SG 88 pair tied by fine strikes of '1' "killer" of Melbourne (b/s), French mailboat cds 'AUSTRALIE V SUEZ/AMB C' cds in red on face, '5' (decimes) h/s & three different French b/s. Ex JRW Purves, Rodney Perry & Michael Silvasich.

375.00

$280.00



CEYLON - Postal History






975

C

B

1859cover to "Calcutta/India" but perversely endorsed "Via Marseilles" with Imperf 1d deep turquoise SG 2 (margins at places) & 2d green vertical pair (margins just shaved to huge, with part of the adjoining unit at base) lightly cancelled, very worn 'BATTICALOA/("23 Mai/1859")/POST-PAID' b/s in red & very fine boxed 'CALCUTTA/ SHIPLETTER/1859AP23/BG ("1-6")' arrival b/s; also 1861 internal outer Karundegalle-Kandy with Rough Perf 1d; 1864 two covers to Kandy each with 1d; 1868 usage of 1d Envelope Kandy-"Anaradhapoora"; and 1870 Matale-Bombay with 5d olive (badly defective) & De La Rue 1d pairs on the reverse; rather mixed condition. (Qty 6)

750.00

$1,300.00



COCOS ISLANDS - Postal History




989

C

A-

1951Leigh Parkin airmail cover to Devon with very fine strikes of the boxed 'TIN CAN MAIL/COCOS-KEELING IS' h/s & straight-line 'Per WAVE BARON' h/s both in violet, Ceylon 75c for airmail affixed & tied by Colombo cds of 22JA/51, very minor blemishes. Ex Kim Dwyer: sold at the Prestige auction of 24.6.2006 for $2185. [This was the only tin can mail per 'Wave Baron'. On 5.1.1951, an attempt by RMS 'Orion' to collect the Tin Can Mail 'barrel' failed. The 'Wave Baron' passed the islands on 17.1.1951 & was able to collect the mail]

1200.00

$1,000.00



FRENCH COMMUNITY






1017

C

B

MADAGASCAR - BRITISH POST OFFICE:1891 cover to England with superb 'BRITISH/MAIL/1APR91/ ANTANANARIVO' cds in blue, carried by native runner to Tamatave where French Colonies 25c (faults) affixed & tied by cds of 7/AVRIL/91, very fine French mailboat sorter 'LIGNE T/16/AVRIL/91/PAQ FR No 1' d/s, 'LEICESTER' arrival b/s, a little soiled & minor peripheral blemishes. BPA Certificate (2011).

600.00

$460.00



GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS


1056

C

B

1930(c.) philatelic cover to NSW with KGV 2d x3 & superb strike of the very scarce 'SS NAURU CHIEF' handstamp, light spotting.

300.00

No longer available

INDIA


1091

C

A

1848cover to "Mr J Walch/Care of Major Walch/Wellington Bridge/Hobart Town/Van Diemen's Land" endorsed "Via Singapore/..." with very fine boxed 'POONA/1848JULY30/Paid ("2A")' d/s in red, very fine boxed 'SINGAPORE/SHIP LETTER/184("8 Sep 5th/Bearing' (Proud #SL1; rated 3000 points) & almost superb 'GPO/[crown]/NO*28/1848/ SOUTH AUSTRALIA' transit b/s & small '19DE19/1848' arrival b/s of Hobart. An outstanding origin/destination item in this period, especially for the scenic route via Singapore & Adelaide. [Major James William Henry Walch migrated from England in 1842 with his family including a son Charles Edward Walch with whom he formed the prominent Hobart firm of J Walch & Son, well known for their involvement in Tasmanian stamp & postal stationery production]

750.00

$550.00



MALTA




1121

C

A

1944cover to GB with 'PRINCE OF WALES ROAD/SLIEMA MALTA' cds & 'SLIEMA' registration label, 'OPENED BY/EXAMINER' label LTM#L7D & small 'DD 1020' h/s LTM#H5A plus 40mm triple-circle 'PASSED FOR DESPATCH/[crown]/INITIAL.../OFFICIAL MAIL' cachet (rated 10: stated only 3 examples recorded).

250.00

No longer available

NAURU


1139

C

A-

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.

400.00

No longer available

NETHERLANDS INDIES




1143

PS

A-

18827c Postal Card to France with Weltevreden cds, superb strike of the rare French 'LIGNE P/ 3/JUIL/82/PAQ FR No 1' cds on the face, 'LIGNE N/28JUIL/82/PAQ FR No 9' transit b/s & 'MODANE A PARIS/4/AOUT/82' TPO transit cds in red on the face, Paris arrival b/s, minor blemishes. [The French Ligne P was a feeder service between Batavia & Singapore only. In almost every case, Raymond Salles illustrates and quotes a price or gives a rating for every marking. For Ligne P, he doesn't even provide an illustration, an obvious indication of great rarity]

550.00

$400.00



NEW ZEALAND - Postal History


1212

C

B

1914cover with a very fine strike of the rare diamond 'POSTED ON/OCT 6 1914/HMNZT/NO 8' d/s in murky violet, Auckland cds of the same date alongside, minor repaired peripheral tears. Ex Gordon Darge: acquired for $3650 in 1998. [Troopship No 8 was the "Star of India". The diamond d/s was replaced with an oval type before the fleet left New Zealand. This is stated to be the only recorded example] [The illustration is above Lot 1214]

500.00

$850.00




1214

C

A-

1916stampless OAS cover to New Zealand with a very fine strike of the rare 'TRANSPORT/CENSOR/COLOMBO' cachet in violet believed used aboard HMNZT "Ulimaroa" which left NZ 1.5.1916 as part of the last convoy to go via the Suez Canal.

150.00

$115.00






1218

CL

C

1918British OHMS cover to "NZEF Headquarters/London" with 'NZ MTD FIELD AMBULANCE' h/s & superb 'ARMY POST OFFICE/22MR18/SZ 32' "skeleton" cds used at Bir Salem, superb strike of the defective 'DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER I.S.' h/s (variant held together by two rubber bands!) applied at London, some immersion faults but remarkably fine & attractive. Ex Gordon Darge. [Carried per SS "Kingstonian" which, on 11/4/1918, was torpedoed by German submarine U68]

400.00

$380.00






1280

PS

B

ENVELOPES:1895 15c blue "Square" Format H&M #E2a to an Armenian at "Trebizonde/Turquie d'Asie/Mer Noire" (= Black Sea; extraordinary origin/destination usage) with light 'TREBIZONDE/TURQUIE D'ASIE' arrival; 1895 30c brown Envelope H&M #E3 registered to Missouri with 12c Die II tied by code '5' cds & 'ST LOUIS MO/AUG 11 1895' arrival d/s in purple; and 1902 'SIX CENTS' on 8c carmine Envelope "Rectangle" Format H&M #E5b to England with two strikes of the scarce 'PRASLIN BAY ST ANSE' cds & code 'B' (upright) transit cds; a little aged. A rare trio. (Qty 3)

750.00

No longer available


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