Prestige Philately Auction 153 CatalogueSOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
Group mostly to United Kingdom at 6d rate (8, two at double-rate - one with 1/- brown, one with 'P.P. RAILWAY' transit b/s), another registered to Ireland with 4d & 6d, with various 6d issues, also a local cover front with Rouletted 2d, condition variable. (Qty 10)
1847 outer to Scotland "p.Cressy to Bombay and thence/p. overland mail via Southampton" with fine strike of the 30mm 'GPO/SOUTH AUSTRALIA' cds in black & rated "5/4" with 'M' in same hand scored through, British transit b/s & fine 'ABERDEEN' arrival b/s, some tears etc at back where seals have been removed.
1898 commercial return usage of German 10pf+10pf Reply Card remaining intact & the reply-half with Adelaide duplex. A very scarce item that illustrates the UPU regulation allowing for such usage of foreign "stamps" in another country.
POSTMARKS: 'NAVAN/JU10/83/S.A' cds largely very fine "socked-on-the-nose" strike on DLR 2d. PO 1/3/1866; renamed Giles Corner 1/11/1889.