Prestige Philately Auction 239 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery - Envelopes
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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery - Envelopes
KGV 1d red Star mostly Post Office issues with variety of dies & different paper stocks including ½d green + 1d red 'doubleton' on buff stock, also STO for Adelaide Electric, Vacuum Oil (faults), Howard Smith (long format; aging marks) and Vacuum Oil (Adelaide) ½d green + 1d red 'doubleton' (central fold), plus KGV 1d Sideface Die I envelope STO for Barrow Brothers and KGV 1d green 'Stars' envelopes STO for Adelaide Co-Op & Percy Lawrence, condition quite variable used.
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Unused selection with KGV Star types x10, KGVI Oval 2½d with Security Lining, QEII 3½d 10c & 18c each with Albino Impression only, 5d light blue with 'SENDER'S NAME AND ADDRESS' across the stamp, 20c with Printing Flaw, etc, also STO QEII selection x10 including with advertising & 7c on Post Office 'Little Letter' (only 300 requisitioned), fine to very fine. A very good lot.
Unused selection with Kangaroo 1d Original Die, Star 1d, 1d+½d, 1½d black-brown Die 2 & 2d orange (light central fold), Star with 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet, 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d orange (stained) & 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet, KGV Oval with Blue Inside & 1962 Royal Agricultural Show 5d, a few with the flaps stuck, Cat $2000+.
Used selection including Star 1d red with Left Point Broken (uncancelled), 1d+½d x2, 1½d black-brown Die 2, 1½d brown to the Bahamas (b/s) & to USA uprated with 1½d cutout, & 2d orange, Star with 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet, 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d orange (stained) & 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet, KGVI 3d Knife 2 ACSC #EP45(2) with scarce Hobart 'COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/1901 JUBILEE 1951' slogan & 3½d registered to Spain, QEII 5d light blue uprated with 4c Coil for internal airmail, etc, fine to very fine.
1928 KGV Oval ½d orange, 1d green, 1½d red & 2d brown ACSC #E29 30 31 & 33, the 2d flap partly adhered, CTO with part-'GPO/MELBOURNE' cds struck largely off the envelopes as usual, Cat $1100. Unissued. [Sets were distributed through the UPU. Otherwise, the ½d & 1d were used only for Stamped-to-Order issues, and the 2d was not utilised at all]
QEII issues with 'SPECIMEN' Overprint in red comprising Large Die 3½d red, 3½d orange, 4d plum & STO 3d green, Small Die 5d indigo and 5d light blue both sizes (the 227x103mm with larger 79x12mm opt), Cat $1300.
MILITARY: KGV Sideface 1d 'AIF ABROARD' ACSC #ME3B (flap stuck) & 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE/ ABROAD' #ME5A, unused, Cat $600.