Prestige Philately Auction 117 CatalogueEnvelopes - PTPO Issues
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - Envelopes - PTPO Issues 1920-24 "Star" with POSTAGE
PENNY HALFPENNY 1924 1d green + No 'POSTAGE' ½d orange Menuz #42 window envelope for Berlei Ltd with slogan 'AUSTRALIAN ENTERPRISE COUNTS ON AUSTRALIAN SUPPORT' at the base, opened a bit roughly & with 55mm closed tear at top that does not intrude on the embossings, Cat $US1500. [The No 'POSTAGE' ½d die was used in error. Apart from this emission, for this user, the ½d orange without 'POSTAGE' is unrecorded. It cannot exist as a solo embossing]
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PENNY HALFPENNY 1924 'POSTAGE' 1d green + No 'POSTAGE' ½d orange Menuz #42 window envelope for Berlei Ltd with slogan 'BE AUSTRALIAN! BUY AUSTRALIAN GOODS' at the base, minor blemishes, Cat $US1500. Ex Sinfield. [Less than 10 examples recorded]
PENNY HALFPENNY 1924 'POSTAGE' 1d green + 'POSTAGE' ½d orange Menuz #43 for Mount Lyell Mining & Railway Co (no imprint), used at Queenstown in 1928 to Launceston where it was readdressed locally, some soiling & heavy vertical fold that has split at the base, Cat $US3000. Ex Sinfield. The only recorded example.
TWO PENCE 1921 2d orange Menuz #35 illustrated advertising envelope for Alexander Mair & Co (agents for Michelin tyres), used to United States in 1922 with KGV 2d orange tied by Melbourne machine cancel, flap fault.
TWO PENCE 1925 'POSTAGE' 2d brown Menuz #37 for GA Drake used at Melbourne in 1926, sticker placed across imprint at base either because the firm's address had changed or becuase the envelope was used privately, Cat $US1250. Ex Fawcett & Sinfield. [6,174 printed - only 292 for GA Drake. Menuz's price suggests this is only a moderately rare item. However, it is the only example known to us]
TWO PENCE 1930 'TWO/PENCE' on 1½d red Menuz #41 small envelope (137x81mm) with printed address for unknown user, used at Ballarat in 1932, Cat $US1250. Ex Sinfield.