Prestige Philately Auction 159 CatalogueTHE PERFORATED STAMPS PERIOD 1861-1900
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - THE PERFORATED STAMPS PERIOD 1861-1900
1894-98 mostly philatelic covers with various Postal Fiscal frankings including 'I. R./TWO PENCE' on 3d solo, pair & strip of 4, Long Type 1d x5 to England, 2d on two local covers, 6d registered to England with 15-bar '21' cancel & 'VASSE' cds (Census #37) etc, condition variable. (Qty 10)
Postage Due group comprising 1894 ½d Postal Card Perth-Fremantle with oval 'MORE TO PAY' h/s in red; 1895 1d Postal Card Albany to Germany with seriffed 'T' h/s; 1896 ½d Postal Card Albany to France with oval '("2d")/MORE TO PAY' h/s; 1897 ½d Postal Card to Perth with Coolgardie duplex & straight-line 'MORE TO PAY' h/s both in blue; & 1897 cover York to Cornwall with battered 'T'-in-circle h/s. (Qty 5)
Bundle of covers with all-different duplex cancels from Albany, Bunbury, Cookernup, Coolgardie (3), Cue, Esperance, Fremantle (7), Fremantle Railway Station, Fremantle Town Hall, Guildford, Kalgoorlie (2), Perth (11), Perth Ship Mail Room (2), Southern Cross, Vasse & York, a few better usages including to Ireland, Belgium (2) & Prussia, some are post-1900, quality of strikes & covers a bit mixed & a few are fronts only. (Qty 36)
Two different Post Office Savings Bank passbooks 1) Black/green cover, various Perth d/s 1870-85, poor condition; and 2) Black/blue cover with only 3 1885-86 entries, two vertical folds but very attractive facially. Unusual ephemera. [No illustration] (Qty 2)
1897-1901 bundle of pink/white 'Electric Telegraph' or 'Post Office Telegraphs' forms & one black/pink 'International Telegram/via Broome' form, with a variety of mostly oval datestamps from Cue (mostly) or Day Dawn, condition variable. [No illustration] (Qty 28)
Remainders group from various post offices with a few better stamps & usages including 1d on 'Sample of no value' envelope (but we question if the stamp actually belongs), five with numerals including 9-bar '4' on 1882 registered with 'GREENOUGH' cds (serious faults), 1888 with 'GT'-in-bars, 1895 registered with 3-colour franking etc, also a couple of inwards items, condition very mixed. (Qty 25)