Prestige Philately Auction 236 CatalogueWESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postmarks
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Displaying 16 Lots in Category - WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postmarks
Numerals collection on annotated pages with Numbered Grids '1', '10', '11', '14' & '15'; 15-Bars '1' to '24' complete; 9-Bars '1' to '4' and '8' to '12'; and 12-Bars '1', '2', '5' to '8' and '10' to '36' complete, plus some in blue or violet inks & a few allocated to scarcer openings based on the host stamps, a few better stamps, the strikes are variable but most are fine to superb. The most comprehensive collection we have offered. Ex 'Tamiami'.
[** Doubt has been expressed about the 12-Bars '20' **]
All-different datestamps on covers & PPCs including from 'ARRINO', 'AUSTRALIND' with BN '17', 'BALBARRUP', 'BARTON', 'BE'-in-Bars & 'BEVERLEY', 'BREMER BAY' (two types), 'BURBANKS', 'BURTVILLE', 'COMET VALE', 'CUNDERDIN', 'DARDANUP', 'DAY DAWN' (two types), 'TIMBER MILLS GREENBUSHES' in violet, 'GULLEWA', 'HINES HILL', 'JARRAHDALE', 'KAMBALLIE', 'SAVINGS BANK/KOJONUP', 'KOOKYNIE', 'KULYALING', 'LAKE DARLOT', 'SAVINGS BANK/LAWLERS', 'MARRADONG', 'NOGGERUP' in violet, 'NORTH KALGOORLIE', 'POPANYING POOL', 'MOO SANDSTONE', 'SHARKS BAY', 'TRAVELLING PO GSR/WA', 'WEST NORTHAM', 'WOODLUPINE', etc, many overseas usages, condition variable but many of the strikes are fine to superb. Ex 'Tamiami'.
Annotated pages with a selection of Void Grids, two pages of non-duplex Barred Letters, duplexes with Barred Letters, four pages of Dumb Obliterators, various 'R'-in-Cogwheel & 'R'-in-Oval types, straight-line 'REGISTERED', Late Fee group including straight-line 'POSTED IN LATE FEE BAG' on cover to NSW, Loose Ship markings including straight-line 'DETAINED ON BOARD SHIP', etc, some better stamps noted including Litho 4d & No Wmk 1d mint pair. Ex 'Tamiami'.
(Qty 200 items approx)
All-different datestamps on mostlyTatts registered covers including triple-oval 'REGISTRATION BRANCH/POST OFFICE ALBANY WA' in magenta, 'REGISTERED/BOULDER WA', unframed 'GREENBUSHES', chamfered-boxed 'REGISTERED/KALGOORLIE', 'KIRUPP', 'LAWLERS', 'SB MIDLAND JUNCTION', 'MULLINE', 'NANNINE', triple-oval 'P[OST &] TELEGRAPH OFFICE/SOUTH FREMANTLE WA', 'SOUTHERN CROSS', etc, condition variable but many of the strikes are fine to superb. Ex 'Tamiami'.
Balance of the collection in eleven expensive Lighthouse binders 'ABERDEEN STREET' to 'YUNA' with no Perth GPO, loads of scarce material including very fine to superb strikes throughout, also many rarities that are less than fine or part-strikes only, some duplication mainly from larger towns. Ex 'Tamiami'. [Guaranteed excellent value at the estimate]
Savings Bank datestamps all-different selection from 'BALINGUP' to 'YORK', quality of the strikes is rather variable but many are very fine to superb including from Beverley, Broad Arrow, Broome, Collie, Dongarra, Donnybrook, Greenbushes, Hopetoun, Katanning, Lawlers, Mt Malcolm, Menzies, Moora, Mt Morgan, Narrogin, Quairading, Waroona & Wiluna. Ex 'Tamiami'.
Telegraph Office datestamps all-different selection from Arthur River to Yundamindera, mostly partial strikes only but some are complete &/or very fine. Ex 'Tamiami'.
(Qty 42 items)
Pre-stamp markings 'UNPAID' of Albany & Fremantle, 'PAID' of Australind & Fremantle, and crowned-boxed 'POST OFFICE/GUILDFORD', also crowned-oval of Australind & undated ovals of Dardanup (on defective cover) & Quindalup both in blue. Rare group. Ex 'Tamiami'.
(Qty 9 items)
Numerals selection with Void Grid 1 and 10 to 15; 15-Bars '1' to '24' ex '2' & '4'; 12-Bars '2', '5' to '8', '10', '12' to '17', '19', '21', '23' to '26', '28' to '33', '35' & '36'; 9-Bars '4', '8', '9', '10' & '2'; also Letters-in-Bars 'AR', 'BE', 'D', 'E', 'F', 'G', 'GR', 'GT', 'K' & 'P'; some additional coloured inks & better stamps. Ex 'Tamiami'.
Collie Cardiff: '[C]ARDIFF/13OC11/[WESTN AUSTRALIA]' on 1d. Renamed from Cardiff RO 3.12.1906; PO 24.3.1910. Ex 'Tamiami'. [This is the only example recorded in PMI & illustrated there, with the comment "Possibly non-WA although known on a WA stamp". The only other Cardiff is in NSW. Offered with a second light example on 1d showing part of the base inscription '[...]ALIA' so it can't be from NSW]
Condon: 'CONDON/JU29/99/[=WESTERN AUSTR]ALIA=' in violet on 1898 1d. TO 9.4.1889; PO 1895; closed 31.12.1927. Ex 'Tamiami'. [This type is unrecorded in PMI]
Coongan: 'COONGAN/16JA13/W[ESTN] A]UST.' (ERD; recorded five months only) on 1d. RO 13.6.1912; PO 1.10.1912; closed 2.1.1942. Ex 'Tamiami'. [Gold Mining]
Donnybrook: 'DONNYBROOK/FE10/05/W.A' on 5d on Tatts cover with fine strike of the chamfered-boxed 'REGISTERED/LAUNCESTON' cachet applied in transit on face. Renamed from Preston 13.1.1898. [Fruit orchards]
East Mornington: 'EAST MORNINGTON/4JL12/WESTN AUST.' cds on Swans 1d on cut-to-shape piece. Renamed from Bushlanding RO and raised to PO 9.5.1912; RO 9.6.1920; closed 12.9.1930. [Timber Mill]
Gimlet: 'GIMLET/24SE12/[WESTN AU]STRALIA' (LRD; recorded two months only) on 1d. RO 16.7.1909; PO 1.8.1911; replaced by Ora Banda (2) 2.4.1913. Ex 'Tamiami': the other example sold at our auction of 7.4.2019 for $275. [Gold Mining]
Group Settlement 116: 'GROUP 116/16JY36/WA' cds per favour in violet on plain piece. RO 12.8.1924; PO 1.7.1927; renamed Tingledale PO circa August 1942.