Prestige Philately Auction 205 CatalogueWESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postmarks
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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postmarks
Batch of PPCs with some useful postmarks including 15-bar '17' & 'AUSTRALIND' "tie", 'COOKERNUP' duplex, 'DARDANUP' & 'ISRAELITE BAY', etc, condition variable.
(Qty 50 approx)
Handy collection on Hagners with a selection of Barred Numerals including 15-bars '3' on very fine Penny Black, '20' of Champion Bay, '22' of Blackwood & '36' of Ludlow, 12-bars '25' of Lockeville & '27' of Bannister, datestamps including double-oval 'POST & TEL.../BAMBOO...' in violet, 'BLACK RANGE', 'DUKETON'. 'HANNANS' 1895 usage at Kalgoorlie etc, good range of KGV era markings including 'WEST CLAREMONT', also 1950s 'KENT RIVER' in violet. Inspection is sure to be rewarded.
(Qty 120 approx)
Australind: 15-bars '17' of 'AUSTRALIAND' (cds alongside) on Rotophot Postcard to "Preston/Nr Donnybrook". Unlisted in the Pope & Reynolds Census.
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Big Brook: 'BIG BRO[OK]/23SE1914/WESTERN [AUSTRALIA]' (ERD) largely very fine strike on KGV 1d red. From Wandagarrup 1/6/1914; renamed Pemberton 1/11/1915. [PMI records 13JA1915 to 19FE1915 only & the illustration is incomplete]
Bridgetown: 15-bars '10' & 'BRIDGETOWN/AP23/94/WA' cds both light but obvious strikes on cover to "Portland/Victoria" where redirected to South Australia with seven backstamps, minor blemishes. Not included in the Pope & Reynolds Census of ten covers. This would be the fourth-earliest.
Cheangwa: Void Grid '15' light strike on New Colours 1d pink SG 103 (issued 1888). Originally allocated to Champion Bay, renamed Geraldton 5/6/1874. Re-allocated to Cheangwa PO 7/1/1878; replaced by Murgoo 1889.
Kurawa: 'KURAWA/AU27/98/[W]A' superb strike in violet on 2d grey. RO from Broad Arrow (1) c.1896; renamed Broad Arrow (2) c.1898. [Goldmining; 35km NNW of Kalgoorlie]