Prestige Philately Auction 231 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery - Registration Envelopes
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Displaying 19 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery - Registration Envelopes
Unused selection including Kangaroo 4d 'REGISTERED LETTER' both sizes, KGV 4d with Red Star & with Orange Star, 4½d on 5d #RE17 & 17d (gum removed), 4½d Violet Text & Red Text both with No Top to Crown, Oval 4½d both sizes, 5d on 4½d 18mm Spacing both sizes, 5d #RE26, etc, 'SPECIMEN' Overprint on KGVI 1/0½d & QEII 1/7d, also Christmas Island 30c & PNG 1/7d, generally very fine, Cat $3500+.
Used selection comprising Kangaroo 4d with boxed 'REGISTERED' & 4d 'REGISTERED LETTER' with Large 'T' in 'MUST' x2, Sideface 4d orange/white x2 (one to Canada with 1d Engraved but damaged), 5d with Red Lines, 5d with Text on Back 'Price 6d...', 4½d with 'envelpe' on back & 4½d with Red Lines, KGV Oval 5d uprated with 1d green & 'COMPENSATION' h/s, QEII 2/5d '£50 ($100)' with Helecon Ink (opened-out) & 24c, condition variable, Cat $1500+.
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Mostly used bundle with Kangaroo 4d Long Envelope with KGV 1d violet added (minor spotting), KGV 4d orange/white, QEII 2/5d with 'CANCELLED' h/s across the 'COMPENSATION' clause, 2/5d Helecon Ink ACSC #RE44, etc, five with red registration labels & some postmark interest.
Unused selection comprising Kangaroo 4d with boxed 'REGISTERED', Sideface 4d on White (minor spotting), 5d with Red Device on Flap & 4½d both CTO, KGV Oval 5d, QEII 1/7d on White x2 (one with large 'SPECIMEN' Overprint in red), 2/5d & 24c with 'SPECIMEN ONLY' h/s, fine to very fine, Cat $2000+.
Used selection including Kangaroo 4d 'REGISTERED LETTER' with 'REGISTERED/BRISBANE' cds in rosine, KGV 4d orange/white uprated to GB, 1919 New Format #RE9 with ½d for War Tax (very fine, Cat $1500), 5d #RE10A with scarce 'REGISTERED LETTER SECTION/GPO ADELAIDE' rubber d/s, Flap Folded to Front 5d #RE11A & B (flap fault), 4½d on 5d #RE16 CTO, #RE17d x2 (one with Surcharge at an Angle), Oval 4½d both sizes, etc, also 1960s 'OHMS 'RETURNED LETTER' Envelope for Sydney DLO, condition variable but most are fine to very fine, Cat $2800+.
1913-14 Kangaroo 4d with boxed 'REGISTERED' ACSC #RE1, unused, Cat $400. About as fine as they come.
1913-14 Kangaroo 4d orange Long Envelope ACSC #RE2, unused, Cat $1000. Very scarce, especially this fine. [We agree with Mark Diserio that it is most unlikely these envelopes were produced before the standard size, which should be #RE2 & this should be #RE3]
1913-14 Kangaroo 4d with 'Price Fourpence Halfpenny...' at Top Setting 1 ACSC #RE4A, 'TAMWORTH/NSW' cds and red & black RL, minor blemishes mostly on the reverse, Cat $400. Underrated.
1916 on Old NSW Stock KGV 4d orange with Orange "Star" Obliterating the Stamp Box on the Flap (Setting 1; 111mm) ACSC #RE7A, used Sydney-Adelaide in 1917, unpriced used. [The Orange Star is at least 10 times scarcer than the red stars but this is not reflected in the catalogue prices]
1916 on Old NSW Stock KGV 4d orange with Orange "Star" Obliterating the Stamp Box on the Flap (Setting 2; 115mm) ACSC #RE7B, unused, Cat $500.
1916 on Old NSW Stock KGV 4d orange with Orange "Star" Obliterating the Stamp Box on the Flap (Setting 2; 115mm) as ACSC #RE7B but with Red Line between 'L' & 'E' of 'LETTER', unused, Cat $500+.
1919 Experimental Layout with Two-Line Compensation Advice KGV 4d orange ACSC #RE9 to Melbourne with KGV 1½d brown pair tied by Sydney cds of 1FE20, red/white RL, Melbourne arrival b/s, Cat $1500. As fine an example as we have seen. [The ACSC states "the new layout was abandoned almost as soon as it was approved"]
1921-22 Flap Folded to the Front KGV 5d Sideface as ACSC #RE11B but with text on the reverse altered in manuscript to 'Price "6d" ... and "1d" for value of envelope' after the 1.10.20 price rise, used to Norway with KGV 1d red Single Wmk strip of 4 affixed tied Sydney cds of '15NO21' paying 3d foreign rate x2 plus 3d registation fee, red RL (faults) alongside, 'KRISTIANIA/27 XII 21/NORGE R' roller cancel arrival on back, slightly trimmed at top.
1921-22 Flap Folded to the Front KGV 5d brown with Address Lines at Left ACSC #RE13, unused, Cat $300.
1923 Surcharges on Obsolete Stock 'FOURPENCE/HALFPENNY' on KGV 5d brown with Curved Flap, Address Panel & Right & Text on the Back Commencing 'Price 6d...' ACSC #RE15 with worn 'BALACLAVA/5FE24/VICTORIA' cds & 'Balaclava' h/s in violet on red/white RL, 'FOOTSCRAY' arrival b/s, Cat $500.
[** We inadvertently listed this in the catalogue as RE14C, an error pointed out by our vendor. The estmate & reserve have been reduced to $400 & $300 respectively **]
1930 Surcharges 'FIVE/PENCE' on Sideface 4½d violet ACSC #RE23, 'CASTLEREAGH STREET/-FE31/NSW' cds and blue & black RL, opened-out & resealed, Cat $750.
1958-59 New Layout QEII 1/7d red with the Red Offset Printing (All Text & Registration Lines) Omitted ACSC #39c, unused, Cat $1250. Rare: absent from Mark Diserio's Gold Medal exhibit. With a normal example for comparison. [The ACSC states "several unused examples are recorded"]
1959 Provisional on 1/7d Stock 2/5d with Eleven Obliterating Lines on Reverse Setting 2 with 'CTB 1648-59' at L/L ACSC #RE40D, unused, Cat $300.
STAMPED TO ORDER: KGVI 5½d ACSC #RES2 cutout on thin white paper, 'REGISTERED HOBART/28JY48/ TAS-AUST' cds. Rare. [The ACSC records one complete envelope & states "No cut-outs have been reported." A single cutout of the similar 5d envelope #RES1 is catalogued at $500]