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POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS

Auction # 139

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POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS :
Victoria.
716
1873-1901 Department of Agriculture, Commander of H.M. Sea Forces, Commissioner of Crown Lands & Survey, Postmaster-General (3), Minister of Public Instruction and The Treasurer Frank stamps on OHMS covers with a range postal markings. Commander of H.M. Sea Forces in Red on mourning cover with oval Commander-In-Chief/-8May.01/Australian Station with Commander In Chief Australia wax seal on reverse. Also 1902 Secretary General Post Office Tasmania Frank stamp on OHMS cover. Usual variable condition.1873-1901 Department of Agriculture, Commander of H.M. Sea Forces, Commissioner of Crown Lands & Survey, Postmaster-General (3), Minister of Public Instruction and The Treasurer Frank stamps on OHMS covers with a range postal markings. Commander of H.M. Sea Forces in Red on mourning cover with oval Commander-In-Chief/-8May.01/Australian Station with Commander In Chief Australia wax seal on reverse. Also 1902 Secretary General Post Office Tasmania Frank stamp on OHMS cover. Usual variable condition.
200
160
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Australia.
717
'GOVERNOR - GENERAL/FRANK STAMP/AUSTRALIA' handstamp in blue on 'GOVERNOR - GENERAL OF AUSTRALIA' mourning cover uncancelled. VG condition.'GOVERNOR - GENERAL/FRANK STAMP/AUSTRALIA' handstamp in blue on 'GOVERNOR - GENERAL OF AUSTRALIA' mourning cover uncancelled. VG condition.
50
40
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718
WWI postcard franked '7th INF.BDE/7-AU-15/Field P.O.' and cogwheel cachet '27th BATTALION A.I.F./ON ACTIVE/SERVICE/POST FREE/7th INF. BGDE.' with straight line 'Passed by Censor' in violet. Fine condition. Scarce.WWI postcard franked '7th INF.BDE/7-AU-15/Field P.O.' and cogwheel cachet '27th BATTALION A.I.F./ON ACTIVE/SERVICE/POST FREE/7th INF. BGDE.' with straight line 'Passed by Censor' in violet. Fine condition. Scarce.
75
60
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719
Selection of 2 WWI and 21 WWII censor covers from 1915 to 1945 including 1915 Gallipoli stampless cover to Adelaide cancelled '3rd AUST.INF.BDE.FIELD P.O.' CDS with violet boxed PASSED BY/Crown/No 2213/CENSOR, 1917 stampless cover to Adelaide cancelled 'FIELD POST OFFICE 2.Z 22NO17' with magenta boxed Crown/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/No./3510, 1941 'POSTAGE PAID/25CENTS/MALAYA in red airmail covers (2), cancelled A.I.F. FIELD P.O. No 19 7OC41 and AUST BASE P.O. 28 17DE41 CDS and 1942 'POSTAGE PAID/25CENTS/JOHORE Y.M.C.A. cover cancelled AUST BASE P.O. 28 12JA42 CDS with censor markings. Also range of covers and postal stationary items from 1909 to 1974, including some Foreign and few miscellaneous items. Generally fine condition.Selection of 2 WWI and 21 WWII censor covers from 1915 to 1945 including 1915 Gallipoli stampless cover to Adelaide cancelled '3rd AUST.INF.BDE.FIELD P.O.' CDS with violet boxed PASSED BY/Crown/No 2213/CENSOR, 1917 stampless cover to Adelaide cancelled 'FIELD POST OFFICE 2.Z 22NO17' with magenta boxed Crown/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/No./3510, 1941 'POSTAGE PAID/25CENTS/MALAYA in red airmail covers (2), cancelled A.I.F. FIELD P.O. No 19 7OC41 and AUST BASE P.O. 28 17DE41 CDS and 1942 'POSTAGE PAID/25CENTS/JOHORE Y.M.C.A. cover cancelled AUST BASE P.O. 28 12JA42 CDS with censor markings. Also range of covers and postal stationary items from 1909 to 1974, including some Foreign and few miscellaneous items. Generally fine condition.
300
425
sold
720
Selection of 81 commercial covers and cover fronts mostly stamped with KGV issues to 5d value including some advertising and registered covers and several stamped with Kangaroo issues. Noted 2d Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo, large OHMS Head Teacher, Public School envelope franked with 6d Brown 3rd Wmk? Kangaroo perforated OS, Registered cover from Muswellbrook to Singleton NSW franked with 4d Violet Single Wmk KGV with Red Muswellbrook registration label and Registered cover from Engadine NSW to New Zealand franked with 3 1d Red Small Mult Wmk perf 14 KGV with red Engadine registration label. Condition varies, but generally fine.Selection of 81 commercial covers and cover fronts mostly stamped with KGV issues to 5d value including some advertising and registered covers and several stamped with Kangaroo issues. Noted 2d Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo, large OHMS Head Teacher, Public School envelope franked with 6d Brown 3rd Wmk? Kangaroo perforated OS, Registered cover from Muswellbrook to Singleton NSW franked with 4d Violet Single Wmk KGV with Red Muswellbrook registration label and Registered cover from Engadine NSW to New Zealand franked with 3 1d Red Small Mult Wmk perf 14 KGV with red Engadine registration label. Condition varies, but generally fine.
500
425
sold
721
Collection of 592 mostly different C.D.S. postmarks on Kangaroo issues with values to 10/-, including smaller or closed offices from Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania. Mixed watermarks including some perforated OS and several South Australian squared circle cancellations. Condition varies.
1000
800
sold
722
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge Souvenir Telegram form with Sydney Harbour Bridge S.E. Pylon 19MR32 CDS postmark and matching envelope with Sydney Harbour Bridge NSW 19MR32/Posted on Bridge During Opening Celebrations CDS postmark. Also Sydney Harbour Bridge by Dr. J.J.C. Bradfield Chief Engineer Sydney Harbour Bridge and Metropolitan Railway Construction booklet and Sydney Harbour Bridge book published by Dorman Long & Co. VG condition.1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge Souvenir Telegram form with Sydney Harbour Bridge S.E. Pylon 19MR32 CDS postmark and matching envelope with Sydney Harbour Bridge NSW 19MR32/Posted on Bridge During Opening Celebrations CDS postmark. Also Sydney Harbour Bridge by Dr. J.J.C. Bradfield Chief Engineer Sydney Harbour Bridge and Metropolitan Railway Construction booklet and Sydney Harbour Bridge book published by Dorman Long & Co. VG condition.
250
375
sold
723
Selection of 118 mostly circa 1940's commercial covers, mainly from Canada and Finland to Australia, including a good range of high value frankings and 26 WWII Censor covers, with a variety of censor and postal markings. Noted 5 Australia to Finland censor covers with 'Postal Service Suspended/Return To Sender' postal marking.
200
150
sold
724
1954 REDEX Around Australia Reliability Trial Green label on cover, signed by Possum Kipling and co-driver Ken Walker, plus addtional cover franked with Red and Purple labels signed by co-driver Ken Walker. Both covers posted from NSW and addressed to South Australia. Possum Kipling drove a Holden 48/215 and finished 23rd.1954 REDEX Around Australia Reliability Trial Green label on cover, signed by Possum Kipling and co-driver Ken Walker, plus addtional cover franked with Red and Purple labels signed by co-driver Ken Walker. Both covers posted from NSW and addressed to South Australia. Possum Kipling drove a Holden 48/215 and finished 23rd.
50
65
sold
725
1975 Cyclone Tracy concession covers with Paid slogan postmark in Red (4). Fine condition.1975 Cyclone Tracy concession covers with Paid slogan postmark in Red (4). Fine condition.
100
80
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726
Accumulation of 888 First Day Covers and Pre-Stamped Envelopes from 1977 to 1987 including some souvenir covers and odd postal stationary item, many with special or commemorative postmarks. Also 1981 Royal Wedding and 1985 The Life and Times of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Crown Agents omnibus sets MUH in special albums.
250
200
R
727
Accumulation of hundreds of commercial covers and Pre-Stamped Envelopes including some Post Office instructional markings and underpaid covers. Circa 1980's. Also small range of Great Britain presentation packs, New Zealand FDC's and miscellaneous items.
50
35
sold
728
Selection of items from 1970's to 1990's comprising 375 Maximum cards, 311 Pre-Stamped Envelopes mint (Face value $103.74), 262 Pre-Stamped Envelopes cancelled on FDI (Face value $94.67), 136 Aerogrammes mixed mint and cancelled on FDI (Face value $70.00), 12 Stamp replica cards and 1976 to 1982 Postcard Pack set of 4.
150
120
R
729
Collection of Maximum Cards from 1986 to 2001. Face Value $550.16.
120
96
R
730
Collection of approximately 1,900 mostly modern CDS postmarks, on piece, with all States represented, in 3 albums.
200
275
sold
731
Selection of 217 attractive "Collect A Cancel" cards, mainly stamped with low value Frama labels and each cancelled with pictorial postmark including 35 different cancels. Circa 1986 to 1993.
50
45
sold
732
Selection of 157 modern commercial covers, postcards and miscellaneous items with a range of Northern Territory CDS and machine cancellations.
40
50
sold
733
Accumulation of over 2,000 FDC's, souvenir covers and PSE's from 1931 to 1991 including some Postal Stationary, Foreign and miscellaneous items. Includes useful range of special or commemorative postmarks on plain and illustrated covers. Varying condition and some tone spots.
350
250
sold
734
Accumulation of many hundreds of covers in large carton, mainly from Australia, but including some foreign content. Strength is in the modern Decimal period, but does include numerous items dating back to the 1930's. Noted Commercial covers, special postmarks, FDC's, Postmarks, Meters, War Savings stamps in folders, Official items, registered and priority mail covers, return to sender items, meters, Express Delivery, OHMS covers, picture postcards, postal notes, ephemera and more.
200
300
sold
New Zealand.
735
Selection of 17 early mint and used Postal Stationary items from 1886 to 1935, including 1899 1d Deep Green Queen Vic postcard with view Selection of 17 early mint and used Postal Stationary items from 1886 to 1935, including 1899 1d Deep Green Queen Vic postcard with view "Galatea, Auckland" at lower left mint, 1900 1d Brown Queen Vic postcards (4) with Boer War views "First Contingent Start For The Front", "In Camp, Newton Park", "Watering Horses, Newton Park" and "Mounted Parade/Dismounted Parade" at lower left mint, 1901 1d Violet Surcharged One Penny Lettercard mint and 1908 3d Dark Blue KEVII "Registration Fee" removed Registered Letter FU. VF condition.
225
300
sold
Europe and Great Britain.
736
Selection of 8 Pre-Stamp entire's from 1829 to 1841, including Weimar, Germany to London, Lubeck, Germany to Bordeaux, France, Brunswick to Wolfenbuttel, Germany and 5 within Great Britain with a range of postal markings. Also Great Britain 1857 stampless free letter addressed to Devonport, with faint Selection of 8 Pre-Stamp entire's from 1829 to 1841, including Weimar, Germany to London, Lubeck, Germany to Bordeaux, France, Brunswick to Wolfenbuttel, Germany and 5 within Great Britain with a range of postal markings. Also Great Britain 1857 stampless free letter addressed to Devonport, with faint "Admiralty/J.J.Dyer/Ch.Cl." postal marking. Fine condition.
150
120
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U.S.A.
737
Collection of hundreds of mint and used cut square stamped envelopes from 1853 to 1947, with a good range of issues represented, including Post Office Dept and War Dept Officials, Air Mails, Overprinted Specimen and several Entires in loose leaf album. Noted 1861 10, 12, 20, 24 and 40 Washington cut square unused VF and 1874 1 Franklin Entire overprinted Specimen in Black at centre and additionally, at upper right. Generally F/VF condition.
500
400
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World.
738
Selection of 79 early mint and used postal stationary items from 1870's to 1936, including Embossed envelopes, Postcards, Lettercards and Registered Letters, from a range of countries. Main strength in Great Britain, Germany, Canada and Sweden. Variable condition.
200
160
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739
Accumulation of 500 FDC's, Postal Stationery and miscellaneous items, from 1930's to modern with main strength in New Zealand and USA. Noted Tonga 1942 Tin Can Mail covers (3). Also Australia 1976 Red (2), 1978 Blue (2) and 1982 Black postcard packs.
100
110
sold
740
Accumulation of 1,500 mostly earlier issues off paper, all with C.D.S. postmarks of various towns and cities including some numeral cancellations. No Australian.
70
80
sold
741
Accumulation of hundreds of First Day and commercial covers from a range of countries and periods, including some modern postcards, postal stationery and miscellaneous items. Noted Australia 1966 Definitive set of 24 on typed addressed Australia Post FDC's (3 sets).
150
160
sold
742
Accumulation of 544 First Day and Commercial covers and Postal Stationery items including Post Cards, Censor covers and instructional markings and more from a range of countries and periods. Main strength in U.S.A. Usual variable condition.
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160
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