Prestige Philately Auction 239 CatalogueSOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
Prestamp entires including two of 1841 to Roxburghshire both with double-circle 'POST OFFICE/[lion/crown]/ ADELAIDE' h/s (one largely fine, the other barely visible); 1844 to GB "pr Dorset via Sydney" !; 1844 to London with unusually fine b/s of the huge GPO d/s; 1849 to GB with very fine GPO cds with '49' year slug; 1850 carried per favor to London with lengthy letter; etc, also 1860 police entire - stamp fallen-off - 'PENOLA' ('1859' in error) to Melbourne with 'ANGLE-VALE/("JA8/1860")/...' transit cds; condition rather mixed but presentable.
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1862 'INLAND DEPARTMENT' form 'This is to certify that the mail for Melbourne dispatched this day...contains a Registered Letter...', 'MOUNT-GAMBIER/=SOUTH-AUSTRALIA=' cds, oval 'HAMILTON/VICTORIA' transit & 'REGISTERED/MELBOURNE' arrival cds in red, a bit aged. Unusual.
1868 cover from 'ANGASTON' endorsed "MIssent to Kapunda" with fine unframed 'P O/ 2 /AP27/68/RAILWAY' & 'KAPUNDA' b/s, returned possibly in a closed bag with 'LITTLE-HAMPTON' arrival b/s, light crease & minor blemishes.
1905 & 1907 covers for AW Sandford (Dairy & Refrigeration Engineers) with different illustrations & the earlier with all-over advertising on the reverse (repair at the top), with 2d or 1d both with 'AWS' perfins, 'PALMER' transit & 'BLACK HILL' arrival b/s.
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POSTAL CARDS: 1908 Adelaide Printings (Stop after 'AUSTRALIA') 'PRINCE ALFRED COLLEGE' in crimson (surfaced back, very fine), 'SAVINGS BANK' in orange-brown & in greenish black, 'STACK OF WHEAT' in purple-black with surfaced back, 'WOOL CARTING' in greenish blue (discolouration at right); and Melbourne Printings (No Stop after 'AUSTRALIA ') 'CLARENDON' in claret (surfaced back, very fine); a few minor blemishes, unused.
WRAPPERS: 1911 with Flat-Top 'A's in 'SOUTH [arms] AUSTRALIA' ½d emerald, fine local usage in 1912.