Prestige Philately Auction 205 CatalogueSOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
19th Century covers comprising 1847 fronts with postmaster's manuscript endorsements "PO/Mt Gambier" or "PO/Robe Town"; 1854 with very fine 'CLARE/OC12/1854/=SOUTH AUSTRALIA=' cds, 1854 OHMS cover with unframed 'NOORLUNGA/JY7/1854/=SOUTH-AUSTRALIA=' cds; 1857 from Hobart with very fine 'MORPHETT-VALE/__15/1857/SOUTH AUSTRALIA' b/s (no month); 1858 stained cover with postmaster's endorsement "Lobethal/8 1 58"; 1862 with postmaster's endorsement "PO/Pt McDonl/4 Feb 62" (ERD) & resealed with 'PORT M[ACDO]NNELL/[crown]/PO' in red wax; 1870 to New Zealand with 2d strip of 3 & numeral '19' of 'GLENELG' (21mm b/s; rated RR); 1871 entire with very fine 21mm unframed 'LANGHORNES-CREEK/JU16/71/S.A' (RRR); 1872 cover with light 25mm 'BURNSIDE/MY1/1872/S.A' b/s (rated RRRR); 1875 cover with framed 'KADINA/AP20/75/S-A' cds (#F1-1; 'S' to 'A' = 6mm; RRR); and 1899 front with over-inked but discernible strike of numeral '256' (RRRR) & very fine 'SALTERS SPRINGS/S-A' cds (R); condition variable.
(Qty 12 items)
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1859 double-rate cover to Essex with 6d slate-blue SG 17 horizontal pair tied by 'PAID/JU18/1859/=ADELAIDE -S.A.=' cds, 'EPPING/OC15/1859' arrival cds in blue, two vertical folds at left & some peripheral soiling, minor flap fault.
1860 stampless cover from Germany with boxed 'STEINAU AO/REG BEZ BRESLAU/29 12*3-4' datestamp, London transit cds of JA2/61 & large 'P.'-in-circle h/s both in red, superb Adelaide cds of MR16/1861 on the face & 'GREENOCK/=SOUTH-AUSTRALIA' arrival b/s (rated RRRRR; LRD), flap missing & rather soiled.
ADVERTISING: KGV period group of covers mostly with firms' imprints etc but including several illustrated types, Shierlaw fronts (one registered) & advertising postcards including for Radio Station 5CL, a few municipal items, also Reid Bros Timber Merchants illustrated lettercard, & a multi-part brochure for Cleveland & Sons Monumental Masons with 12-page illustrated insert (a terrific item of "printed matter") & a sample envelope for a Tumby Bay merchant with straight-line 'POSTED IN LATE FEE BAG' h/s (most unusual), condition variable but an excellent lot for the KGV enthusiast.
(Qty 50 items)