Prestige Philately Auction 239 CatalogueQUEENSLAND - Moreton Bay District
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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - QUEENSLAND - Moreton Bay District
Annotated selection with Brisbane duplex on 3d & 6d x2, BN '95' on 1d Laureate with very fine 29mm 'BRISBANE/NSW' b/s, Rays '95' on Diadems 1d pair with 24mm 'BRISBANE/=NSW=' b/s, 'Rays '87' on Diadems 2d x2 with 'IPSWICH/=NSW=' or 'IPSWICH/=QUEENSLAND=' b/s, Rays '96' on Chalon 2d with 'MARYBOROUGH/ AP16/1861/=NSW=' cds - LRD - alongside, & a few other numerals on stamps.
(Qty 21 items)
1856 outer with NSW Diadems Imperf 1d pair - the first unit cut-into at top - tied by light BN '85' of 'DRAYTON' (fine oval b/s).
No longer available
1856 Bank of Australasia outer with Diadems 2d (full margins with a fragment of the adjoining unit at right) tied by indistinct cancel, partial '[GAYN]DAH/DE2/1856/NSW' b/s, faint but discernible transit b/s of 'GOOD'S INN-BURNETT/ DE3/1856/NSW' & oval 'DRAYTON/DE5/1856/NSW.S.WALES' plus poor Ipswich arrival b/s, light ironed-out filing fold.
1857 Bank of Australasia outer to Ipswich with NSW Diadem 1d x2 (one cut-into, the other with full margins) plus (6d) 'REGISTERED' inventively 'cut-to-shape' tied by 'DRAYTON/DE11/1857/=NSW=' cds (another strike on the reverse) & Rays '85', almost fine 'REGISTERED/DRAYTON' h/s alongside & 'IPSWICH/=NSW=' arrival b/s, minor soiling.
1858 Bank of Australasia outer with Diadem 2d (full margins) tied by poor Rays '151' (rated RRRRR) & largely fine 21mm 'CONDAMINE/JA4/1858/=NSW=' b/s, similar 'DALBY' (fair), DRAYTON' & 'IPSWICH' b/s, horizontal filing fold across the face.
1859 Macartney cover from Victoria with huge Woodblock 6d orange Rouletted on Three Sides SG 57 (Cat £100 x2+ on cover), to "Drayton/Moreton Bay/NSW" with small-part 'DR[AYTON]' arrival b/s, redirected to "Taroon" with very fine 21mm 'GOODES-INN/FE16/1859/=NSW=' transit b/s (ERD), the cover with a few faults still a desirable origin/destination item. [The earlier 'GOOD'S INN BURNETT' cds is recorded to mid-1857. Renamed Goode's Inn mid-1858 & Nanango 1.7.1859]
1860 cover to England "Via Southampton" with Diadems 6d cut-to-shape & indistinct cancel, 'GOODES-INN/ 25MY/1860/=NSW=' backstamp plus transit b/s of 'DRAYTON/MY30/1860/=NSW=' and 'BRISBANE/JU1/1860/ =QUEENSLAND=' and ' A / NORWICH/AU10/60' arrival b/s, minor blemishes. Rare Provisional Period cover. [Goodes Inn was renamed Nanango 1.7.1859 but the previous cds continued in use for at least 11 months. The Brisbane cds with 'QUEENSLAND' at base was introduced by -.4.1860]