Prestige Philately Auction 105 CatalogueWESTERN AUSTRALIA
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Displaying 13 Lots in Category - WESTERN AUSTRALIA Postmarks
Exceptional range on 1980s money order stubs.
Odds and ends on Swans including 'TPO-EG', 'ARTHUR RIVER', 'BARRABUP', 'LAGRANGE', oval 'PARCEL POST/COOLGARDIE' in violet, oval 'MONEY ORDER OFFICE/MT MORGANS WA' in green (only the second example recorded), oval 'POST & TELEGRAPH OFFICE/LAVERTON WA' in violet etc, also a few KGV period including 1917 'NO 2 STATE MILL DWELLINGUP', 'MUNDABULLANGANA' etc.
Ascot Military Camp 'MILITARY CAMP ASCOT/5OC16/WESTN AUST.' very fine strike tying KGV 1d red to small piece. Opened at Belmont Park Racecourse late-1915; closed -/2/1917. [A superb strike on 4d orange sold for $420 in our auction of 17/5/2003]
Bunbury c.1850 undated '[crown]/POST OFFICE/BUNBURY' h/s worn strike in red.
Carnarvon oval 'POST[MA]STER/21OCT1936/CARNARVON, W.A.' tying 'FOUND OPEN/ OFFICIALLY SEALED' label to large piece. Unrecorded in PMI.
Fremantle c.1851 'POST OFFICE/[crown]/FREMANTLE' badly worn strike in black with outer & inner framelines completely worn-away.
No longer available
Guildford 1852 undated '[crown]/POST OFFICE/GUILDFORD' fine strike on piece endorsed "22/1/52" which would make this the LRD by over 5 years. [Recorded by PMI in 1846 only but the later oval h/s is recorded only from 1855]
Mundabullangana oval ' ? /1JAN1921/MUNDABULLANGANA' on KGV 1d red pair. Unrecorded in PMI and believed to be the only example extant. [Although quite deteriorated, the strike is quite legible. The upper section appears to be blank. Presumably 'POST & TELEGRAPH OFFICE' or similar has been removed]
Parkerville undated provisional 'POST OFFICE/("8.6.07")/PARKERVILLE' (ERD) superb and almost complete strike in violet on 2d yellow. From RO 1/2/1906. Rated RRRR. [PMI records only one incomplete example, of "7.8.06"]
Quindalup oval 'POST OFFICE QUINDALUP/("23-5-67")/W.A' (ERD) fine strike in blue on small piece, stained.
Rocky Gully (1) Relief 'POSTAL "G" DEPT/10JL33/WESTERN AUSTRALIA' on 5d Registration Envelope with mss "Rocky Gully" on provisional Registration Label, Mount Barker transit & Perth arrival cds. Allocation unrecorded in PMI. [Predates by 5 months the PMI opening date of 13/12/1933; closed 6/10/1934. Rocky Gully is listed in the 1933 PO Guide, published about May 1933]
York c.1854 undated '[crown]/POST OFFICE/YORK' h/s in black on small piece, affected by ironed-out filing crease.
York c.1859 oval 'POST OFFICE/[crown]/YORK/WESTERN AUSTRALIA' worn strike on small piece.