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Displaying 11 Lots in Category - Thursday Island (Qld)



Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

DOMESTIC MAIL






1002

C

A-

QUEENSLAND: 1904 & 1905 Tatts covers to Hobart 1) registered with 2d & 3d tied by superb 'R'-in-oval h/s; & 2) double-rate with 1d block of 4 tied by BN '336' cancels; both with fine to very fine unframed 'THURSDAY ISLAND/QUEENSLAND' cds alongside & Brisbane transit b/s, minor defects. (Qty 2)

200.00

$340.00



DOMESTIC MAIL


1022

C

A-

1920 (June 16) cover to Brisbane with KGV 1d brown tied by light 'THURSDAY ISLAND/ 2 /QUEENSLAND' cds, 'TJ Farquahar/Pearler/Thursday Island/...' imprint at upper-left, minor staining. Very scarce island advertising. [The illustration is on the next page]

300.00

$380.00



DOMESTIC MAIL




1026

CL

B

1921 (Nov 8) OHMS cover to "Station Manager/Thursday Island" with KGV 2d orange perf 'OS' tied by Perth Krag machine cancel, 'THURSDAY ISLAND/ 2 /QUEENSLAND' arrival b/s & 'UNCLAIMED/THURSDAY ISLAND' h/s on the face, Perth DLO 'Returned to Sender' label on the reverse & cds in red on the face, minor blemishes & a little truncated at left.

500.00

$525.00



MAIL TO UK & EMPIRE




1039

C

A+

1902 (July 23) cover to London with Queensland d & 1d pair tied by Rays '148' cancels, 'THURSDAY ISLAND' cds at lower-left. Superb! [The illustration is on page 20]

150.00

$170.00



MAIL TO OTHER COUNTRIES




1071

CL

A-

1913 (Oct 31) cover to Maryland with rare franking of First Wmk Kangaroos 9d violet & 1/- blue-green tied by 'THURSDAY ISLAND/ 1 /QUEENSLAND' cds, scarce red & black/white registration label, Hong Kong & Seattle transit & Baltimore arrival b/s, US 'REGISTERED' h/s in purple. This beautiful cover was previously sold for $1760 at our auction of 29/2/2000 but was acquired by Kevin Nelson at a later date. [The rate was 2d x7 = 1/5d for a letter weighing between 3 & 3 ounces + 3d registration so overpaid d]

3000.00

$5,500.00



MAIL TO OTHER COUNTRIES




1113

C

A

1939 (July 7) lovely hand-illustrated envelope by Karl Lewis to Kentucky with KGV 3d tied by 'THURSDAY ISLAND / 2 / QUEENSLAND' cds. Acquired for $728 at our auction of 25/6/2005.

600.00

$900.00



MAIL TO UK & EMPIRE




1186

C

A

1918 (Aug 26) MS Benjamin PPC ("Hawkesbury Bridge, NSW") to London with KGV Single Wmk 1d red tied by 'THURSDAY ISLAND/QUEENSLAND' cds, largely fine strike of the rare circular 'PASSED BY CENSOR/Thursday Island' cachet at the base. [Very late usage of the cachet: the war ended on 11/11/1918]

750.00

$1,600.00



MAIL TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES




1189

PS

A-

1903 (Mar 23) usage of Queensland 1d Postal Card ("A Queensland Schoolhouse") to Indo-China with very fine Rays '148' of 'THURSDAY ISLAND' (unframed cds alongside), 'VICTORIA/HONG-KONG' (b/s) & 'HAIPHONG/ TONKIN' transits, 'NAM-DINH/TONKIN' arrival b/s, the message in French, bumped corners.

300.00

$230.00






1190

C

A-

1905 (Nov 14) real photo PPC of the Thursday Island township to Germany where re-directed to Austria, with Queensland 1d only tied by BN '336' of 'THURSDAY ISLAND' (unframed cds alongside), treated as a letter because the "5 words rule" had been ignored and with '15/CTMS/T' h/s, Austrian 'T' h/s & "30" in blue pencil, Postage Dues 10h & 20h tied by cds in purple but obliterated again in blue pencil.

300.00

$240.00






1193

PS

B

1912 (Dec 27) usage of Burns Philp advertising PPC to Pennsylvania correctly franked with Queensland 1d only tied by 'THURSDAY ISLAND/QUEENSLAND' cds, minor blemishes. An early example. [From 1/5/1911 postcards could be sent to the United States for 1d, the same as the Empire rate. The concession was revoked on 1/10/1920]

150.00

$135.00



Registration




1274

CL

B

OVERSEAS: 1913 (Sep 15) double-rate commercial cover to "Central University/Dannville/Kentucky" via Singapore & London with rare State/CofA combination franking of Queensland 5d plus Kangaroos First Wmk 1d red & 2d indigo tied by 'THURSDAY ISLAND/ 1 /QUEENSLAND' cds, very scarce red & black/white registration label overstruck with American registration cachet in purple, Singapore London & Washington transit & 'DANVILLE KT/REGISTERED' arrival b/s in red, re-directed to Massachusetts with 'FORWARDED' handstamp added, Boston transit & 'CAMBRIDGE MASS/REGISTERED' arrival b/s, some minor blemishes & wrinkling, and the cover has been a little reduced at the left. Acquired for $1340 at our auction of 24/5/2008. [The rate was 2d x2 + 3d registration, so the cover is overpaid d]

1500.00

$1,250.00




Displaying 11 Lots in Category - Thursday Island (Qld)



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