Prestige Philately Auction 229 CatalogueAUSTRALIAN COLONIES/STATES - General & Miscellaneous Lots
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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - AUSTRALIAN COLONIES/STATES - General & Miscellaneous Lots
Single-volume collectionwith some better stamps including NSW Laureates to 8d including 6d pair, Registered Imperf with Papermaker's Watermark, 20/- Governors, 'OS' to 5/- Coin, Postage Dues set; Queensland Charity duo; Victoria Beaded Ovals 6d orange (a very scarce stamp), both Charity sets, KEVII Ł1 mint & Ł2 CTO; etc, condition very mixed but those mentioned are fine to very fine.
Oddments on stockcardsincluding NSW Laureates 1d forgery pair, Queensland Lined Background 2d defaced plate proof tęte-bęche pair, postmark interest including Victorian BN 'M52' superb strike (rated RR), condition variable.
(Qty 119 items)
Postal Stationerywith Tasmania 2˝d Envelope 'DIANA'S BASIN...'; Victoria 1d Postal Card with 'REPLY' Barred-Out (rare, but stained), three uprated Letter Cards to Germany (one taxed), ˝d green STO Envelope uprated & registered to Germany (philatelic but rare), 1d 'OS' Education Department Envelopes x3 used, and a few others; and Western Australia 1˝d Postal Card unused (rare, but stained) & CTO; condition variable.
(Qty 18 items)
Travelling Post Officescollection on display pages from all Colonies/States mostly on Colonial stamps including on covers and cards plus some Commonwealth material, noted New South Wales 'ENGLISH MAIL/NSW' d/s on 1910 cover from Hungary, Queensland Great Northern 'GN RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' on Chalon 6d and 'TPO 6 S&WR' on Papua 2d Lakatoi, South Australia early 'RAILWAY/SA', squared circles and partial 'PAY TRAIN/TRA...' (Trans-Australian Railway), Tasmania 'TPO' and 'TML' types on Pictorials on picture postcards, Victoria 'DOWN TRAIN/GM4' error (RRR) on 1880 postal card, Western Australia 'TPO EGF/WA' (Eastern Goldfields) on Swan 1d blue postal card, etc, condition variable but many fine.
(Qty 40 entires plus 100s)
Copper watermark bitson small pieces of dandy roll comprising Victorian V/Crown, Queensland Crown/Q, NSW Small Crown/A, Australian Crown/A Second Wmk & Third Wmk, and GB Crown/GvR, all recessed in a single cardboard mount (254x128mm) with 'EDWIN AMIES & SON/MAIDSTONE' h/s in rosine on the reverse, the mount a bit soiled. [Edwin Amies & Son is still in business in Maidstone (Kent). They are manufacturers, especially of paper-making machinery]
Covers & Postal Stationerygroup noted NSW 1852 with 2d Laureate tied numeral '56' of Singleton and 1854 with 1d Laureate pair and 'ALBURY' crowned oval arrival, Queensland 1912 registered with early 'R/STANTHORPE' red & black label, a few PPCs, advertising covers, TPO cancels and other postmark interest, plenty of unused postal stationery, some Tatts mail, condition variable.
'List of Post and Telegraph Offices'published by the Postmaster-General's Department (1963), minor cover staining but internally very fine. A fantastic official source for postmark collectors.