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POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS

Auction # 140

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POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS :
Australia.
472
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.
50
35
sold
473
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.
200
160
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474
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.
110
95
sold
475
Collection of Maximum Cards from 1986 to 2001. Face Value $550.00.
80
95
sold
476
Accumulation of Maximum Cards from 1990 to 2005. Face Value $1,106.00.
150
140
sold
477
Accumulation of many thousands of circular date and some slogan postmarks from a range of periods, with all States represented, in 2 shoeboxes. Also accumulation of Pre-Stamped envelopes mint, cancelled on FDI and commercially used.
120
170
sold
478
Accumulation of 739 FDC's, PSE's and souvenir covers from 1937 to 1997 including some Foreign and miscellaneous items. Noted South Indian Ocean Expedition to Heard Island 1964-65 and Patanela card, signed by 10 members of the expedition with cachet and Kerguelen Jan 18 C.D.S. on reverse, AAT 1966 Definitive set cancelled at Wilkes base and U.S.A 1965 cover addressed to South Australia with Damaged In Handling/In The Postal Service TRAIN FIRE IN U S A postal markings. Mostly fine condition.
300
250
sold
479
Accumulation of 1,308 mostly CDS postmarks on Decimal stamps on piece, with main strength in South Australian strikes. All complete strikes with good range of towns and suburbs. Mainly from the 1970's with some recent.
65
225
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480
Accumulation of many hundreds of FDC's, PSE's, Souvenir covers, Special postmarks, Maximum cards, Postcards, Stamp Replica cards, commercial covers, Postcard packs and miscellaneous items from 1936 to 1990's including some Foreign content. Main strength in Decimal period and some toning blemishes.
200
150
sold
New Guinea.
481
1943-1951 selection of 40 Royal Australian Navy WWII Censor covers mostly handled through shore-based Forces Post Office's including a range of Field Post Office cancellations, Censor markings, Censor seals and many registered. Noted 1943 inwards cover to 1943-1951 selection of 40 Royal Australian Navy WWII Censor covers mostly handled through shore-based Forces Post Office's including a range of Field Post Office cancellations, Censor markings, Censor seals and many registered. Noted 1943 inwards cover to "HMAS Brisbane" at Port Moresby, 1944 Lettersheet headed "Milne Bay", 1944 cover with letter on "HMAS Australia" letterhead, 1945 cover endorsed "HMAS Diamantina" on flap and post-WWII covers from Finschhafen or Lombrum. Mainly in G/VG condition.
250
300
sold
Papua New Guinea.
482
Selection of 23 covers from 1946 to 1952 franked with Australian stamps, addressed locally or to Australia with a range of rates and frankings, plus a selection of Australian stamps on piece including CDS of Daru, Port Moresby, Buin, Lae, Lorengau, Madang, Maprik, Rabaul and Samarai. 4 covers registered, one with dual Papuan and Australian frankings. Also 5 registered covers franked with PNG stamps from 1964 to 1968, including incorrectly spelt 'Wapenanunda' registration label, corrected with manuscript inserted 'A'. Mixed condition.Selection of 23 covers from 1946 to 1952 franked with Australian stamps, addressed locally or to Australia with a range of rates and frankings, plus a selection of Australian stamps on piece including CDS of Daru, Port Moresby, Buin, Lae, Lorengau, Madang, Maprik, Rabaul and Samarai. 4 covers registered, one with dual Papuan and Australian frankings. Also 5 registered covers franked with PNG stamps from 1964 to 1968, including incorrectly spelt 'Wapenanunda' registration label, corrected with manuscript inserted 'A'. Mixed condition.
150
150
sold
Great Britain.
483
Selection of 78 WWII era Airgraphs from 1941 to 1943, mostly sent to a troop stationed in the Middle East.Selection of 78 WWII era Airgraphs from 1941 to 1943, mostly sent to a troop stationed in the Middle East.
100
140
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Europe and Great Britain.
484
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.
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70
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Germany.
485
Selection of 13 postcards and covers with various DEUTSCHE SEEPOST cancellations from 1894 to 1911 including 'OST/AFRIKANISCH/HAUPTLINE', 'CONSTANTINOPLE', 'OST/HAMBURG/WESTAFRIKA', 'OST/ASIATISCHE/LINIE', 'OST/ASIATISCHE/HAUPTLINE' 'LINIE/HAMBURG/WESTAFRIKA', 'HAMBURG-HELIGOLAND' 'DEUTSCH-AMERIK/HAMBURG/NEW-YORK' and 'KAIS.DEUTSCHE/MARINE-SCHIFFPOST' with various transit markings. Noted 1901 German Expeditionary Force in China (Boxer Rebellion) stampless picture postcard endorsed Feld Post at top and indistinct expeditionary force cachet with Dresden arrival cds. Mainly VG condition.Selection of 13 postcards and covers with various DEUTSCHE SEEPOST cancellations from 1894 to 1911 including 'OST/AFRIKANISCH/HAUPTLINE', 'CONSTANTINOPLE', 'OST/HAMBURG/WESTAFRIKA', 'OST/ASIATISCHE/LINIE', 'OST/ASIATISCHE/HAUPTLINE' 'LINIE/HAMBURG/WESTAFRIKA', 'HAMBURG-HELIGOLAND' 'DEUTSCH-AMERIK/HAMBURG/NEW-YORK' and 'KAIS.DEUTSCHE/MARINE-SCHIFFPOST' with various transit markings. Noted 1901 German Expeditionary Force in China (Boxer Rebellion) stampless picture postcard endorsed Feld Post at top and indistinct expeditionary force cachet with Dresden arrival cds. Mainly VG condition.
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160
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U.S.A.
486
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.
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280
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487
Jacqueline Kennedy mourning cover addressed to England, postmarked New York, N.Y. MAR10 1964 Grand Central Station, bearing Jacqueline Kennedy's printed franking signature and Postage and Fee's Paid postal marking. Few minor toning blemishes.Jacqueline Kennedy mourning cover addressed to England, postmarked New York, N.Y. MAR10 1964 Grand Central Station, bearing Jacqueline Kennedy's printed franking signature and Postage and Fee's Paid postal marking. Few minor toning blemishes.
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32
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World.
488
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.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.
150
120
sold
489
Accumulation of hundreds of covers, postal stationary and miscellaneous items from 1840 to modern from a range of countries, mainly addressed to South Australia. Noted Great Britain 1840 1d Mulready Lettersheet from Stereo A57 with Red Maltese Cross cancellation and 4 WWII POW postcards passed by censor. Varying condition.Accumulation of hundreds of covers, postal stationary and miscellaneous items from 1840 to modern from a range of countries, mainly addressed to South Australia. Noted Great Britain 1840 1d Mulready Lettersheet from Stereo A57 with Red Maltese Cross cancellation and 4 WWII POW postcards passed by censor. Varying condition.
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170
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490
Selection of 86 mostly earlier postcards from a range of countries, many with TPO, Censor and Paquebot cancellations. Interesting lot.Selection of 86 mostly earlier postcards from a range of countries, many with TPO, Censor and Paquebot cancellations. Interesting lot.
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491
Accumulation of 306 First Day Covers, Postcards, Postal Stationary and miscellaneous items from early to modern with main strength in Australia. Noted early range of postcards including Pink Crested Bower Bird by J.M. Cantle. Also Wills 1934 Wild Animals cigarette cards 30/50. Condition varies.Accumulation of 306 First Day Covers, Postcards, Postal Stationary and miscellaneous items from early to modern with main strength in Australia. Noted early range of postcards including Pink Crested Bower Bird by J.M. Cantle. Also Wills 1934 Wild Animals cigarette cards 30/50. Condition varies.
150
130
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492
Selection of 33 covers and miscellaneous items, mainly from Germany and Great Britain with strength in WWII era, including Field Post Office covers, Censor covers, Telegrams, Local stamps on cover, First Flight covers and part Canadian Ration stamp booklet. Also 12 photos or postcards of German soldiers, including some of high ranking SS Officers.Selection of 33 covers and miscellaneous items, mainly from Germany and Great Britain with strength in WWII era, including Field Post Office covers, Censor covers, Telegrams, Local stamps on cover, First Flight covers and part Canadian Ration stamp booklet. Also 12 photos or postcards of German soldiers, including some of high ranking SS Officers.
120
90
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493
Collection of many hundreds of Radio QSL cards from 1937 to 1978, some having either passed through the mail system or in their original envelopes, some with censor markings and a wide range of countries represented. Noted 1937 VK9MI M.V. Kanimbla The First Ship's Broadcasting Station QSL card personally signed by the veteran woman announcer, Eileen Foley and OHMS cover addressed to South Australia cancelled with 'No 8.AUST BASE.P.O. 5NO47' CDS and Melbourne arrival meter with British Commonwealth Forces WLKS Kure, Japan QSL card. Interesting lot with many cards from obscure locations. Mainly VG condition.Collection of many hundreds of Radio QSL cards from 1937 to 1978, some having either passed through the mail system or in their original envelopes, some with censor markings and a wide range of countries represented. Noted 1937 VK9MI M.V. Kanimbla The First Ship's Broadcasting Station QSL card personally signed by the veteran woman announcer, Eileen Foley and OHMS cover addressed to South Australia cancelled with 'No 8.AUST BASE.P.O. 5NO47' CDS and Melbourne arrival meter with British Commonwealth Forces WLKS Kure, Japan QSL card. Interesting lot with many cards from obscure locations. Mainly VG condition.
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325
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494
Selection of 16 covers from 1894 to 1967, including Norfolk Island 1966 OHMS registered cover franked with 10/- Bird and 1968 charred crash cover addressed to New Guinea, recovered from Flight ME [Middle East Airlines] 272 which crashed on arrival at Beirut International Airport on the 9th January, 1968, incorrectly returned to New Zealand and forwarded to PNG with letter from Dept of Posts and Telegraphs, Port Moresby.Selection of 16 covers from 1894 to 1967, including Norfolk Island 1966 OHMS registered cover franked with 10/- Bird and 1968 charred crash cover addressed to New Guinea, recovered from Flight ME [Middle East Airlines] 272 which crashed on arrival at Beirut International Airport on the 9th January, 1968, incorrectly returned to New Zealand and forwarded to PNG with letter from Dept of Posts and Telegraphs, Port Moresby.
100
85
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495
Accumulation of 860 Covers, Postal Stationery and miscellaneous items from a range of countries and periods including Commercial covers, First Day Covers, Aerogrammes, Pre-Stamped Envelopes and more. Main strength in Australia.
100
80
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496
Accumulation of 544 First Day and Commercial covers and Postal Stationery items including Post Cards, Censor covers, instructional markings and more from a range of countries and periods. Main strength in U.S.A. Usual variable condition.Accumulation of 544 First Day and Commercial covers and Postal Stationery items including Post Cards, Censor covers, instructional markings and more from a range of countries and periods. Main strength in U.S.A. Usual variable condition.
150
160
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497
Accumulation of 2,905 covers, Postal Stationary and miscellaneous items from early to modern including Commercial covers, First Days Covers, Aerogrammes, PSE's, Airmail covers, Postcards, Registered covers, special postmarks and more. Main strength in Australia including handy items and some duplication. Variable condition.
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375
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