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AUSTRALIAN STATES POSTAL HISTORY AND STATIONERY

Auction # 139

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AUSTRALIAN STATES POSTAL HISTORY AND STATIONERY : New South Wales.
New South Wales.
New South Wales.
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1845 Entire from Sydney to Edinburgh with very fine 1845 Entire from Sydney to Edinburgh with very fine "Paid Ship Letter/AU25/1845/Sydney" datestamp in red, rated "3" for an outwards shipletter and rated "8" for an inwards shipletter with "KZ/24FE24/1846" and "FEB/S25/1846" backstamps. Fine.
200
300
sold
29
1900 'GOVERNOR/FRANK STAMP/NEW SOUTH WALES' handstamp in blue on mourning cover, with 'SYDNEY/MY21/00' N.S.W. duplex cancellation. Back flap with tear.1900 'GOVERNOR/FRANK STAMP/NEW SOUTH WALES' handstamp in blue on mourning cover, with 'SYDNEY/MY21/00' N.S.W. duplex cancellation. Back flap with tear.
50
40
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1900 'GOVERNOR/FRANK STAMP/NEW SOUTH WALES' handstamp in blue on mourning cover, with 'SYDNEY/MY31/00' CDS cancellation, in very good condition.1900 'GOVERNOR/FRANK STAMP/NEW SOUTH WALES' handstamp in blue on mourning cover, with 'SYDNEY/MY31/00' CDS cancellation, in very good condition.
50
40
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1902 'GOVERNOR/FRANK STAMP/NEW SOUTH WALES' handstamp in black on Government House embossed cover with wax seal, with 'SYDNEY/MY24/02' N.S.W. duplex cancellation. Minor staining on reverse.
50
40
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Accumulation of many thousands of Circular Date Stamp postmarks including some Australian Capital Territory, mostly on Decimal issues on piece, but includes a proportion of Pre-Decimal with some Slogan and Meter content. Good range of full legible cancellations. Main strength 1970's to 2000's period. Weight 4kg.
120
190
sold
Queensland.
Queensland.
33
Queensland Datestamps and Numeral Obliterators 1860-2000 by Allan Cowan & Terry Dell.
40
20
sold
South Australia.
South Australia
34
1845 Pre-Stamp entire from Woolwich, England to Adelaide, South Australia with prepaid manuscript 1845 Pre-Stamp entire from Woolwich, England to Adelaide, South Australia with prepaid manuscript "1/4" and tombstone "Paid/30AP30/1845" postal marking, rated "8" for an inwards shipletter and "Crowned General Post Office Adelaide/SA/9OC9/1845" arrival datestamp in black. The entire is a copy of "A Scriptual Appeal/On Behalf Of/God's ancient People, the Jews." with letter written on back. Fine.
500
400
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South Australia.
35
1d Green Queen Victoria pair, tied to 1881 cover by 2 faint No 125 Diamond Numeral cancellations, together with proving Hackham Broken Ring CDS postmark addressed to Norwood. Rated RRR. GPO Adelaide and Norwood backstamps.1d Green Queen Victoria pair, tied to 1881 cover by 2 faint No 125 Diamond Numeral cancellations, together with proving Hackham Broken Ring CDS postmark addressed to Norwood. Rated RRR. GPO Adelaide and Norwood backstamps.
200
150
sold
36
2d Orange-Red Queen Victoria, tied to January 1875 cover with No 307 Diamond Numeral cancellation and proving Kingscote Broken Ring CDS postmark addressed to Port Adelaide. A common cancellation when reallocated to Adelaide, but quite scarce used at Kingscote. Cygnet Bay, Hog Bay, Cape Jervis, Second Valley, GPO Adelaide and Port Adelaide backstamps. Back flap missing.2d Orange-Red Queen Victoria, tied to January 1875 cover with No 307 Diamond Numeral cancellation and proving Kingscote Broken Ring CDS postmark addressed to Port Adelaide. A common cancellation when reallocated to Adelaide, but quite scarce used at Kingscote. Cygnet Bay, Hog Bay, Cape Jervis, Second Valley, GPO Adelaide and Port Adelaide backstamps. Back flap missing.
100
80
sold
South Australia
37
Selection of 48 Diamond Numeral cancellations on Queen Victorian issues including numbers 23, 122, 144, 159 (2), 171, 181 and 199. Mainly full clear legible strikes. Noted items rated R (4), RR (4) and RRR (2).Selection of 48 Diamond Numeral cancellations on Queen Victorian issues including numbers 23, 122, 144, 159 (2), 171, 181 and 199. Mainly full clear legible strikes. Noted items rated R (4), RR (4) and RRR (2).
250
225
sold
38
Selection of 37 covers and 2 double rate cover fronts from the "Bishop correspondence", covering the period 1858-1881, stamped with a range of 2d Queen Victoria issues, including some imperfs. Various postmark types. Scarce lot in fair to good condition.
400
320
R
South Australia.
39
Selection of 40 covers and 8 cover fronts from 1860 to 1908, including registered cover, range of diamond numeral postmarks with proving postmarks and handy selection of squared circle cancellations. Noted 1863 cover franked with 2d Vermillion roulette tied by 116 (faint) Diamond Numeral postmark, with proving Overland Corner broken ring CDS and 1874 cover franked with 2d Orange-Red Queen Victoria, tied by no 264 Diamond Numeral postmark, with proving Canowie broken ring CDS. Some faults, as to be expected but many in fine condition.Selection of 40 covers and 8 cover fronts from 1860 to 1908, including registered cover, range of diamond numeral postmarks with proving postmarks and handy selection of squared circle cancellations. Noted 1863 cover franked with 2d Vermillion roulette tied by 116 (faint) Diamond Numeral postmark, with proving Overland Corner broken ring CDS and 1874 cover franked with 2d Orange-Red Queen Victoria, tied by no 264 Diamond Numeral postmark, with proving Canowie broken ring CDS. Some faults, as to be expected but many in fine condition.
350
275
sold
South Australia
40
Interesting correspondence of a South Australian Customs Officer and Lighthouse Keeper on Troubridge, Middle Bank, Cape Jaffa and Neptune Island, from 1871 to 1955, including H.M. Customs, Ships Manifest, Landing Note, Jerque Note, Memorandums, Marine Board, Engineer-in-Chief's Dept, Shipmaster's Declaration, Shipping Regulation & Bill of Health, Sanitary Forms and an interesting range of personnel Superannuation Fund, Pension & Property statements, Australian Mutual Provident Society Bonus Certificates, Birth & Marriage Certificates, Income Tax Returns, Census, Land Tax receipts, Banking receipts and miscellaneous items. Noted 1887 Electric Telegraph South Australia from Pt Adelaide Station to Customs Officer, Normanville (3), all with squared circle cancellation of Normanville, range of covers franked with South Australian and KGV issues and several postcards. A plethora of rarely seen early shipping documentation, with interesting historical information including notes regarding a ship wreck.Interesting correspondence of a South Australian Customs Officer and Lighthouse Keeper on Troubridge, Middle Bank, Cape Jaffa and Neptune Island, from 1871 to 1955, including H.M. Customs, Ships Manifest, Landing Note, Jerque Note, Memorandums, Marine Board, Engineer-in-Chief's Dept, Shipmaster's Declaration, Shipping Regulation & Bill of Health, Sanitary Forms and an interesting range of personnel Superannuation Fund, Pension & Property statements, Australian Mutual Provident Society Bonus Certificates, Birth & Marriage Certificates, Income Tax Returns, Census, Land Tax receipts, Banking receipts and miscellaneous items. Noted 1887 Electric Telegraph South Australia from Pt Adelaide Station to Customs Officer, Normanville (3), all with squared circle cancellation of Normanville, range of covers franked with South Australian and KGV issues and several postcards. A plethora of rarely seen early shipping documentation, with interesting historical information including notes regarding a ship wreck.
750
1300
sold
South Australia.
41
1900? cover from Adelaide to Dingabledinga, with full Dingabledinga (rated XXX) and part Willunga squared circle cancellation backstamps. Fine condition.1900? cover from Adelaide to Dingabledinga, with full Dingabledinga (rated XXX) and part Willunga squared circle cancellation backstamps. Fine condition.
100
500
sold
South Australia
42
Pt Adelaide Rly Stn squared circle cancellation on 4d Lemon KGV. A neat clear largely complete strike. Rated XXX.Pt Adelaide Rly Stn squared circle cancellation on 4d Lemon KGV. A neat clear largely complete strike. Rated XXX.
100
110
sold
Northern Territory.
43
Selection of squared circle and Commonwealth type postmarks on South Australian and early Commonwealth issues including Alice Springs Type II (4), Borroloola (3), Brock's Creek Type II (7), Burrundie (2) and Top Camp squared circle cancellations. Also South Australia d Purple Newspaper Wrapper with Pt.Darwin N.T. (4), plus 10 covers and small range of Registration labels.Selection of squared circle and Commonwealth type postmarks on South Australian and early Commonwealth issues including Alice Springs Type II (4), Borroloola (3), Brock's Creek Type II (7), Burrundie (2) and Top Camp squared circle cancellations. Also South Australia d Purple Newspaper Wrapper with Pt.Darwin N.T. (4), plus 10 covers and small range of Registration labels.
225
600
sold
South Australia
44
Collection of 2,170 Commonwealth Type C.D.S postmarks representing 993 different Post Offices on Pre-Decimal and Decimal issues with many smaller and over 550 closed offices represented. Mainly on piece with numerous complete strikes.
250
325
sold
South Australia.
45
Accumulation of many thousands of Circular Date Stamp postmarks on Pre-Decimal and Decimal issues on piece, plus range of other States in shoebox. Mostly full legible cancellations.
120
160
sold
Tasmania.
Tasmania.
46
1900 On Public Service Only cover for House of Assembly with signature at top and cancelled 'Hobart/MY16/1900/Tasmania with 'Tasmania/Official/Paid' handstamp in red. Scarce example of signature Frank. VG condition.1900 On Public Service Only cover for House of Assembly with signature at top and cancelled 'Hobart/MY16/1900/Tasmania with 'Tasmania/Official/Paid' handstamp in red. Scarce example of signature Frank. VG condition.
75
60
R
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Selection of 231 Circular Date Stamp postmarks on 1899-1912 Pictorial issues including Cooee Creek, Crotty, Daniel's Bay, Macquarie Plains Stn and many more. A good range of full legible cancellations with some duplication.
200
350
sold
Victoria.
Victoria.
48
Selection of 29 covers and stamped entires from 1857 to 1911 including 1857 cover from Geelong to Melbourne franked with 1d and 3d Campbell & Fergusson print Queen Victoria Half Lengths, 1860 Echuca to Adelaide and 1861 Kerang to Adelaide covers via Melbourne franked with 6d Blue Queen on Throne and 1865 cover franked 4d Laureate tied by BN '265' with full clear Quartz Reef Pleasant Ck backstamp. Some faults, as to be expected but many in fine condition.
350
375
sold
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1892-93 1d Pale Orange (1) and 2d Carmine (5) Embossed Envelopes, all unclaimed with a range of postal markings including boxed 'Post Town/Not/Known In Victoria', 'Unclaimed At/Officer', 'Unclaimed At/StArnaud', 'Not Known By/Letter Carrier', 'Unclaimed At/Melbourne' with oval Not Known By/Letter Carriers/Melbourne' and 'List Room/No2/JA14/1893' and 'Unclaimed At/Maldon' with belt and buckle 'Post And Telegraph Office/Maldon/JA4/1893'. All have DLO in red backstamp, one with additional tombstone 'Received Open/D.L.B./Victoria' in red backstamp. One well travelled and grubby and another missing small part of envelope, others fine.1892-93 1d Pale Orange (1) and 2d Carmine (5) Embossed Envelopes, all unclaimed with a range of postal markings including boxed 'Post Town/Not/Known In Victoria', 'Unclaimed At/Officer', 'Unclaimed At/StArnaud', 'Not Known By/Letter Carrier', 'Unclaimed At/Melbourne' with oval Not Known By/Letter Carriers/Melbourne' and 'List Room/No2/JA14/1893' and 'Unclaimed At/Maldon' with belt and buckle 'Post And Telegraph Office/Maldon/JA4/1893'. All have DLO in red backstamp, one with additional tombstone 'Received Open/D.L.B./Victoria' in red backstamp. One well travelled and grubby and another missing small part of envelope, others fine.
200
160
R
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1900 (6th Aug) Cover from Geelong, 'Per SS Gulf of Genoa' stamped with 2d Blue Queen Victorian issue addressed to Mr. H.F. Christopher, Blacksmith, Johannesburg, South Africa, with Pink 1900 (6th Aug) Cover from Geelong, 'Per SS Gulf of Genoa' stamped with 2d Blue Queen Victorian issue addressed to Mr. H.F. Christopher, Blacksmith, Johannesburg, South Africa, with Pink "Opened Under Martial Law" censor label attached. Item has then been redirected to C/- Lt.? Kearns, Local Transport Officer, Volkrust. A Lt. Kearns was a Riding Master with the British Army Service Corp and this may refer to him. Incoming mail from Australia is scarce.
150
120
R
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Accumulation of over 2,000 Blue Registration labels on and off paper from a wide range of towns in shoebox. Some duplication, but good variety and small range of other States represented.
200
160
R
Western Australia.
Western Australia.
52
1938 2d Yellow surcharged 'One Penny' diagonally in blue envelope addressed to South Australia uprated with 1d Green Die II Small Multiple Wmk perf 13 KGV, tied by Perth 10 JAN 1938 West. Aust slogan cancellation. Small horizontal cut at top left. Unusual philatelic usage. Rare. P&T EN 7.1938 2d Yellow surcharged 'One Penny' diagonally in blue envelope addressed to South Australia uprated with 1d Green Die II Small Multiple Wmk perf 13 KGV, tied by Perth 10 JAN 1938 West. Aust slogan cancellation. Small horizontal cut at top left. Unusual philatelic usage. Rare. P&T EN 7.
500
400
R
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1938 2d Yellow surcharged 'One Penny' diagonally in blue envelope addressed to South Australia uprated with 1d Green Die II Queen Mother, tied by Perth 4 MAY 1940 West. Aust slogan cancellation. Tiny tear at base and back flap. Unusual philatelic usage. Rare. P&T EN 7.1938 2d Yellow surcharged 'One Penny' diagonally in blue envelope addressed to South Australia uprated with 1d Green Die II Queen Mother, tied by Perth 4 MAY 1940 West. Aust slogan cancellation. Tiny tear at base and back flap. Unusual philatelic usage. Rare. P&T EN 7.
200
160
R
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1938 2d Orange surcharged 'One Penny' diagonally in blue envelope addressed to South Australia uprated with 1d Green Die II Small Multiple Wmk perf 13 KGV, tied by Guilford 8MR38 W.A. C.D.S. cancellations. Unusual philatelic usage. Rare. P&T EN 8.1938 2d Orange surcharged 'One Penny' diagonally in blue envelope addressed to South Australia uprated with 1d Green Die II Small Multiple Wmk perf 13 KGV, tied by Guilford 8MR38 W.A. C.D.S. cancellations. Unusual philatelic usage. Rare. P&T EN 8.
500
400
R
Australian States.
Australian States.
55
Selection of 32 mint and 12 used Queen Victorian Postal Stationery items including Postcards, Embossed Envelopes, Registered Envelopes, Reply Cards and Lettercards, with all States represented, including odd duplicate. Noted Queensland 1886 1d Rose on Buff Postcard mint, 1913 1d + 1d Vermillion Reply Lettercard CTO with 'Brisbane/30JA13/Queensland' cds cancellations (minor staining on front), South Australia 1877 1d + 1d Rose Reply Card mint, 1893 1d + 1d Lilac-Rose Reply Card mint, 1904 1d + 1d Brick Red Reply Card FU, 1883 1d Violet and 1896 1d Brown Selection of 32 mint and 12 used Queen Victorian Postal Stationery items including Postcards, Embossed Envelopes, Registered Envelopes, Reply Cards and Lettercards, with all States represented, including odd duplicate. Noted Queensland 1886 1d Rose on Buff Postcard mint, 1913 1d + 1d Vermillion Reply Lettercard CTO with 'Brisbane/30JA13/Queensland' cds cancellations (minor staining on front), South Australia 1877 1d + 1d Rose Reply Card mint, 1893 1d + 1d Lilac-Rose Reply Card mint, 1904 1d + 1d Brick Red Reply Card FU, 1883 1d Violet and 1896 1d Brown "ON PUBLIC SERVICE ONLY" overprinted OS Postcards mint, Tasmania 1892 Registered Envelope with non denominated embossed stamp 'Tasmania/Registration Fee' on flap mint, Victoria 1890's 3d Rose-Red (138mm x 78mm) Registered Envelope mint, 1901 2d Rose Lettercard mint, 1911 'One Penny' on 2d Rose Lettercard mint, 1895 1d Blue Postcard with Havelock Tobacco advertisement mint and Western Australia 1879-1904 d Brown on Salmon, d Brown on Cream, 1d Blue on White and 1d Blue on Cream bordered postcards mint and 1902 3d Lilac-Brown Registered Envelope used. Odd minor fault or blemish as would be expected, but overall mainly fine condition.
500
400
R