Prestige Philately Auction 232 CatalogueANTARCTICA
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - ANTARCTICA
BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY: 1964-70 commercial airmail covers to UK 1) with Pictorials 2/- Huskies x2 tied 'SIGNY ISLAND/SOUTH ORKNEYS' cds and Edinburgh b/s; 2) with Pictorials 6d HMS Protector (rounded corner) and 2/6d Helicopter tied 'SIGNY ISLAND' cds and Edinburgh b/s; and 3) with Pictorials 2/- Huskies tied 'ADELAIDE ISLAND/...' cds; minor blemishes.
FRENCH: 1955-2016 Collection to 2012 in Lighthouse hingless album, virtually complete unmounted including 1968 20f Albatross, also duplicate pairs and gutter blocks in stockbook to 2016, STC £10,000+.
NEW ZEALAND: 1916 cover with rare albeit philatelic franking of Auckland Islands General Grant Expedition 1d green strip of 3 tied by one of three strikes of the 'AUCKLAND ISLANDS/23/MAR/1916/CATLING'S EXPEDITION' cachet, to "Mr JWH Bannerman/Bluff" & endorsed "Per Enterprise" in red at left. A major rarity of Antarctic exploration. [Our vendor states only three covers are recorded with Auckland Island frankings. Included is a brief article featuring one of the other covers, similarly addressed & endorsed but also with 'BLUFF/7JL/16.NZ' arrival b/s, which indicates that the covers were delivered by the post office. The article states that Bannerman was editor of the 'Bluff Press' & that he probably provided the labels & canceller]
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