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POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS

Auction # 147

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POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS :
Tasmania.
1068
1901 Boer War cover sent by a Sergeant H. Chepmell of the 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen and addressed to Hobart, franked with a  pair of d Green Cape of Good Hope stamps, tied by Dordrecht De 23 01 Squared Circle Cancellation, with Hobart JA 21 1902 backstamp. Endorsed 1901 Boer War cover sent by a Sergeant H. Chepmell of the 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen and addressed to Hobart, franked with a pair of d Green Cape of Good Hope stamps, tied by Dordrecht De 23 01 Squared Circle Cancellation, with Hobart JA 21 1902 backstamp. Endorsed "From Sergt H. Chepmell, Tasmanian Imperial Cont, On active service". Small hole on reverse. Boer War mail from the small Tasmanian contingent is rare.
250
180
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Australia.
1069
Selection of 64 commercial covers and 4 postcards stamped with KGV issues, including registered covers, a range of postal markings and several with cinderella labels. Noted 1915 Independent Order Of Rechabites registered covers (3), one franked with d and 1d Red and two franked with d Green (3), each with 2d Blue Kangaroo and 1918 OHMS registered cover to Fremantle, franked with 1d Carmine-Rose Smooth Paper Die I and II KGV perforated OS block of 4 (position 49-50 and 55-56), tied by Registered Perth 22 MAR 18 West Australia CDS cancels and handstamped Unknown By Letter Carrier, Unclaimed, Called 25th AP.18-8AM L.C.R and D.L.O. postal markings. Varying condition.Selection of 64 commercial covers and 4 postcards stamped with KGV issues, including registered covers, a range of postal markings and several with cinderella labels. Noted 1915 Independent Order Of Rechabites registered covers (3), one franked with d and 1d Red and two franked with d Green (3), each with 2d Blue Kangaroo and 1918 OHMS registered cover to Fremantle, franked with 1d Carmine-Rose Smooth Paper Die I and II KGV perforated OS block of 4 (position 49-50 and 55-56), tied by Registered Perth 22 MAR 18 West Australia CDS cancels and handstamped Unknown By Letter Carrier, Unclaimed, Called 25th AP.18-8AM L.C.R and D.L.O. postal markings. Varying condition.
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325
sold
1070
Accumulation of a few thousand Blue Registration labels with all States and Territories represented, from a wide range of towns and suburbs, in 2 stockbooks. Main strength in Victorian labels. Varying duplication.
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325
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1071
Selection of 32 mainly early covers and postal stationery items from 1900 to 1964 including 1915 1d KGV Lettercards used (2) with views Mount Gould Tasmania and Sydney Heads NSW, 1919-20 1d Brown Lettercard PTPO Adelaide Co-Operative Society unused, 1935 cover addressed to England, franked with 1/- Anzac (missing corner perf), 2d, 3d Silver Jubilee and 1d Green KGV, Great Britain WWII Prisoner of War Post Stampless Lettercard addressed to Germany with violet 402 P.W. Camp/Out on reverse and OHMS cover addressed to The Assistant Director of Stores with oval Director of Stores Admiralty 1-JUL 1946 postal marking. Odd Foreign and censor cover. Varying condition.Selection of 32 mainly early covers and postal stationery items from 1900 to 1964 including 1915 1d KGV Lettercards used (2) with views Mount Gould Tasmania and Sydney Heads NSW, 1919-20 1d Brown Lettercard PTPO Adelaide Co-Operative Society unused, 1935 cover addressed to England, franked with 1/- Anzac (missing corner perf), 2d, 3d Silver Jubilee and 1d Green KGV, Great Britain WWII Prisoner of War Post Stampless Lettercard addressed to Germany with violet 402 P.W. Camp/Out on reverse and OHMS cover addressed to The Assistant Director of Stores with oval Director of Stores Admiralty 1-JUL 1946 postal marking. Odd Foreign and censor cover. Varying condition.
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1072
Selection of 131 First Day and First Airmail Flight covers from 1934 to 1945 including 1934 First Flight covers from Australia to Papua and Australia to New Guinea and return (2 of each), 1935 Australia Transcontinental Airways First Flight covers from Adelaide to Darwin and Darwin to Adelaide (4 of each), 1935 Adelaide Airways First Flight covers from Adelaide to Melbourne and return (4), 1936 Cable set on registered illustrated FDC (3, plus 4 sets on individual covers, 2 with Centennial Exhibition cancel), 1936 SA Centenary set on registered illustrated FDC (4), 1937 NSW Sesqui set on official FDC (5), 1937 3d Blue Die I KGVI on plain FDC (7), 1938 9d Perf 13 Platypus on plain registered FDC (3) and 1938 Carpenter Airlines First Flight covers from Australia to New Guinea, Australia to Papua and intermediates Boomerang covers (14). Also small range of miscellaneous covers. Odd minor fault.Selection of 131 First Day and First Airmail Flight covers from 1934 to 1945 including 1934 First Flight covers from Australia to Papua and Australia to New Guinea and return (2 of each), 1935 Australia Transcontinental Airways First Flight covers from Adelaide to Darwin and Darwin to Adelaide (4 of each), 1935 Adelaide Airways First Flight covers from Adelaide to Melbourne and return (4), 1936 Cable set on registered illustrated FDC (3, plus 4 sets on individual covers, 2 with Centennial Exhibition cancel), 1936 SA Centenary set on registered illustrated FDC (4), 1937 NSW Sesqui set on official FDC (5), 1937 3d Blue Die I KGVI on plain FDC (7), 1938 9d Perf 13 Platypus on plain registered FDC (3) and 1938 Carpenter Airlines First Flight covers from Australia to New Guinea, Australia to Papua and intermediates Boomerang covers (14). Also small range of miscellaneous covers. Odd minor fault.
500
750
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1073
Accumulation of thousands of commercial covers from the 1930's to 2015 in two cartons, including a small range of covers stamped with KGV issues, slogan postmarks, Paid, Meters, Taxed, Instructional markings and Reliefs. All States represented with main strength in 1980's and 1990's period. Some are cover fronts and many opened on 3 sides.
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375
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1074
1945 Cover with cachets 1945 Cover with cachets "H.M.A.S. "Shropshire" Official Signing of Japanese Surrender" and "H.M.A. SHIPS", stamped with 3d Brown KGVI tied by Tokyo Bay CDS postmark.
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1075
Accumulation of 442 commercial covers from 1911 to 1962, including over 80 WWII censor covers with a range of Military PO cancellations and censor markings. Also selection of 26 First Day and souvenir covers, First Flight covers and postal stationery items from 1933 to 1959. Varying condition.
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225
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1076
Accumulation of many hundreds of used Decimal stamps perf NSWG or perf VG.Accumulation of many hundreds of used Decimal stamps perf NSWG or perf VG.
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45
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1077
1967 Plain Air Mail envelope with Violet cachet "Forces Concession Rate", franked with 1966 5 Thornbill, tied by Aust F.P.O. 4 CDS postmark, 1969-1970 Australian Force Vietnam unstamped envelopes, all cancelled with Aust F.P.O. slogan cancellations and unused Australian Force Vietnam Air Mail envelopes (33).
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40
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1078
Collection of 756 Relief CDS postmarks on commercial covers from 1965 to 2001, with all States represented including some Taxed covers and duplication. Main strength in NSW, with some are cover fronts. Also 2015 New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Reliefs by Tim Cowley and Richard Peck.
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180
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1079
Accumulation of 2,500 Priority Paid, Return To Sender and Taxed commercial covers from 1962 to 2003 with a wide variety of frankings and postal markings used. Main strength from 1980's and 1990's. Includes Priority Paid Mail and "T" For Tax catalogues by Richard Peck.
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1080
Accumulation of hundreds of official unaddressed FDCs from 1978 to 2007 with a face value of $771.00, mint Pre-Stamped Envelopes (59), Pre-Stamped Envelopes cancelled FDI (122) and Aerogrammes cancelled on FDI (314). Also Great Britain selection of 104 First Day Covers, Presentation Packs and a booklet with a face value 14.81 and some miscellaneous items from other countries.Accumulation of hundreds of official unaddressed FDCs from 1978 to 2007 with a face value of $771.00, mint Pre-Stamped Envelopes (59), Pre-Stamped Envelopes cancelled FDI (122) and Aerogrammes cancelled on FDI (314). Also Great Britain selection of 104 First Day Covers, Presentation Packs and a booklet with a face value 14.81 and some miscellaneous items from other countries.
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1081
Complete collection of Australian Philatelic Federation Replica Cards from No 1 to 50, plus some Black Print and Abandoned Cards on neatly annotated album leaves, mostly with mint or used copies of the relevant stamps. Noted 1931 Kingsford Smith set MUH, 1934 Victorian Centenary set MUH, 1935 Silver Jubilee set MLH, 1936 S.A. Centenary set MUH, 1961 5/- Cattle MUH and 1963-64 Navigators set FU. Also 2 copies of the book Complete collection of Australian Philatelic Federation Replica Cards from No 1 to 50, plus some Black Print and Abandoned Cards on neatly annotated album leaves, mostly with mint or used copies of the relevant stamps. Noted 1931 Kingsford Smith set MUH, 1934 Victorian Centenary set MUH, 1935 Silver Jubilee set MLH, 1936 S.A. Centenary set MUH, 1961 5/- Cattle MUH and 1963-64 Navigators set FU. Also 2 copies of the book "Australia's Replica Cards" by Martin Walker.
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1082
Collection of 91 Stamp Replica Cards, complete from 1984 Ausipex to 2000 Olympic Torch (No's 1-39), with some duplication. Also range of miscellaneous items including 1988 $10.00 Bicentennial Polymer banknote folder and 1995 $10.00 Numbat Coin Fair Silver proof coin in presentation case, with certificate.
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60
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1083
Collection of Maximum Cards from 1986 to 2007. Some light duplication. Face Value $936.00. Also 33 Stamp Replica cards from 1984 to 2006.
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110
sold
1084
Collection of 2,286 Maximum Cards from 1986 America's Cup Triumph set to 2017 Christmas set including Australian Antarctic Territory. Some recent cards trimmed and odd duplicate. Very high face value.
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225
sold
1085
Accumulation of many hundreds of covers and Postal Stationery items including Special Postmarks (Face Value $96.00), Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Island Australia First Day Covers (Face Value $202.00), 214 Pre-Stamped envelopes cancelled on FDI (Face Value $111.00), 15 Mint Pre-Stamped Envelopes (Face Value $6.00), Aerogrammes mint and cancelled on FDI (Face Value $36.00), 1990 $5.00 Grand Prix Phone Card pack and a small range of foreign covers, including Hong Kong 1985 Dragon Boat Races FDC (2).Accumulation of many hundreds of covers and Postal Stationery items including Special Postmarks (Face Value $96.00), Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Island Australia First Day Covers (Face Value $202.00), 214 Pre-Stamped envelopes cancelled on FDI (Face Value $111.00), 15 Mint Pre-Stamped Envelopes (Face Value $6.00), Aerogrammes mint and cancelled on FDI (Face Value $36.00), 1990 $5.00 Grand Prix Phone Card pack and a small range of foreign covers, including Hong Kong 1985 Dragon Boat Races FDC (2).
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100
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1086
2000 Sydney Olympics IOC Official Collection of 16 covers and maximum cards stamped with Australian issues, each with red IOC cachet and cancelled Sydney, NSW 2000, produced by Bolaffi, Italy in special album and Australia Post 2000 Olympic Games Prestige collection of MUH stamps, FDC's and maximum cards in special album, plus 3 Torch Relay Medallions. Also range of Australian and Foreign used stamps.
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55
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1087
Commercial cover franked with 2012 20 Pineapple pair and single, all with misplaced vertical perforations, tied by Kilburn 29 JUN 2012 CDS postmarks.Commercial cover franked with 2012 20 Pineapple pair and single, all with misplaced vertical perforations, tied by Kilburn 29 JUN 2012 CDS postmarks.
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1088
Accumulation of many hundreds of official unaddressed FDCs and PSE's mint and cancelled FDI from 1971 to 2005 in wine carton. Some toning blemishes.
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55
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New Zealand.
1089
Selection of 27 Boer War period postal stationery and covers addressed from within or to New Zealand from 1901 to 1902 including 1900 1d Green Queen Vic postcard with view Selection of 27 Boer War period postal stationery and covers addressed from within or to New Zealand from 1901 to 1902 including 1900 1d Green Queen Vic postcard with view "Wanganui River", 1900 1d Brown Queen Vic Boer War postcards with "Major Robin, First Contingent" and The Camp, Second Contingent" (2) views, 1901 N.Z. Treasury Free OPSO cover from Wellington to Christchurch, 1901 Unfranked OPSO cover handstamped "W.A. Day Major. Commanding/North Canterbury Infantry Battalion", 1901 Unfranked cover handstamped "W. Reece" and endorsed "Canty War Fund", Transvaal 1902 Boer War covers (2) from Germiston to Christchurch, oval "Passed Press Censor Johannesburg" and violet triangle "Germiston P.B.C.", 1902 well travelled cover from Christchurch to Gisborne with a wide range of postal markings and Western Australia 1902 1d Blue Swan Postcard (3), 1d Carmine Swan on postcards with views of Albany (2) and mixed franking covers (4), all addressed from Albany to Christchurch. Also Natal and Transvaal 12 unused Boer War period postal stationery items. Varied condition.
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1090
1902 Unfranked Cover from Dunedin Training Camp, with 1902 Unfranked Cover from Dunedin Training Camp, with "E.(Coat of Arms)R./New Zealand Ninth Contingent/Forbury Camp, Dunedin" and "MILITARY POST OFFICE, FORBURY, N.Z./FREE" handstamp (known used February 8th-March 12th 1902), cancelled Dunedin 13 MR 02 with Christchurch backstamp. Some toning blemishes, but still a fine cover mailed prior to embarkation. The Ninth Contingent was made up of men who had not been accepted into the Eighth and was also divided into two regiments, the South Island Regiment sailed from Port Chalmers aboard the SS Kent, while the North Island Regiment sailed from Auckland on the SS Devon. One of its members, Lt. Robert McKeich, was the last New Zealander to be killed in combat after being shot during a confrontation with three Boers four days after the official surrender.
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1091
1902 Unfranked Cover from Dunedin Training Camp, with 1902 Unfranked Cover from Dunedin Training Camp, with "E.(Coat of Arms)R./New Zealand Ninth Contingent/Forbury Camp, Dunedin" and "MILITARY POST OFFICE, FORBURY, N.Z./FREE" handstamp (known used February 8th-March 12th 1902), cancelled Dunedin 13 MR 02 with faint Christchurch backstamp. Small tear on front and centre vertical fold with some toning blemishes, but still a fine cover mailed prior to embarkation. The Ninth Contingent was made up of men who had not been accepted into the Eighth and was also divided into two regiments, the South Island Regiment sailed from Port Chalmers aboard the SS Kent, while the North Island Regiment sailed from Auckland on the SS Devon. One of its members, Lt. Robert McKeich, was the last New Zealander to be killed in combat after being shot during a confrontation with three Boers four days after the official surrender.
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1092
1915-16 WWI Field Service Post Cards sent from Egypt to New Zealand (6). Two with C.M.R. (Canterbury Mounted Rifles) N.Z.E.FORCE FRD.BY.O.C. violet censor marking.1915-16 WWI Field Service Post Cards sent from Egypt to New Zealand (6). Two with C.M.R. (Canterbury Mounted Rifles) N.Z.E.FORCE FRD.BY.O.C. violet censor marking.
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1093
Selection of 189 mostly illustrated First Day Covers, souvenir covers, First Airmail Flights and some special postmarks, plus a few early commercial covers from 1906 to 1967. Noted several First Airmail Flight covers from 1931 to 1935 including 1934 Trans-Tasman Flight (3, 2 signed by Ulm), each stamped with 7d Blue Trans-Tasman issue, one with Broken Selection of 189 mostly illustrated First Day Covers, souvenir covers, First Airmail Flights and some special postmarks, plus a few early commercial covers from 1906 to 1967. Noted several First Airmail Flight covers from 1931 to 1935 including 1934 Trans-Tasman Flight (3, 2 signed by Ulm), each stamped with 7d Blue Trans-Tasman issue, one with Broken "N" in overprint variety and 1935 Silver Jubilee set on 3 illustrated FDC's. Also Tonga Tin Can Mail covers (3). Some minor toning blemishes.
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South Africa: Orange Free State.
1094
1898 d Emerald Green Postcard O/P V.R.I. d, cancelled Winburg SP 5 02, to Miss E.C. Giddy, Hospital Refugee Camp, Aliwal North, plus an unused card and 1900 d Carmine Postcard O/P V.R.I. d cancelled Bloemfontein 21 DE 02, to W Hope Esq, Asst Supt Refugee Camp, Kroonstad. Both Aliwal North and Kroonstad were Internment Camps used during the Boer War conflict.1898 d Emerald Green Postcard O/P V.R.I. d, cancelled Winburg SP 5 02, to Miss E.C. Giddy, Hospital Refugee Camp, Aliwal North, plus an unused card and 1900 d Carmine Postcard O/P V.R.I. d cancelled Bloemfontein 21 DE 02, to W Hope Esq, Asst Supt Refugee Camp, Kroonstad. Both Aliwal North and Kroonstad were Internment Camps used during the Boer War conflict.
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Macau.
1095
Selection of 35 covers from 1916 to 1951, mainly addressed to or from Macau, including 1916 Y.M.C.A. On Active Service cover from Malta to China, 11 WWII censor covers with censorship markings or censorship tape, China 1936 Selection of 35 covers from 1916 to 1951, mainly addressed to or from Macau, including 1916 Y.M.C.A. On Active Service cover from Malta to China, 11 WWII censor covers with censorship markings or censorship tape, China 1936 "New Life" Movement set on registered cover cancelled on FDI, Hong Kong 1938 5 Green Stamp Duty on cover to China, cancelled 20JA38, which was the last day of authorised use due to a shortage of 5 stamps, 1948 Navy Y.M.C.A. Shanghai, China cover to USA, plus 10 early unused postcards from Macau, Guatemala and Hong Kong. Mainly fine.
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World.
1096
Collection of 110 covers from 1906 to 2002 with Paquebot or other maritime related cancellations including some Ocean liner postcards, mainly addressed to Great Britain and USA from a wide variety of destinations. Noted 1935 cover to New York with S/S 'Normandie' Voyage Inaugural Le Havre - 29 Mai 35 slogan, 1938 cover to New York with Via R.M.S. Collection of 110 covers from 1906 to 2002 with Paquebot or other maritime related cancellations including some Ocean liner postcards, mainly addressed to Great Britain and USA from a wide variety of destinations. Noted 1935 cover to New York with S/S 'Normandie' Voyage Inaugural Le Havre - 29 Mai 35 slogan, 1938 cover to New York with Via R.M.S. "Queen Mary" Maiden Voyage, 1940 Holland Post Amsterdam S.S. Salatiga on cover to England with Seattle Paquebot Wash, 1942 OHMS cover to Durban with oval On Naval Service/Africa Station/Official Free and 1950 Cristobal.C.Z. Paquebot duplex on cover to Washington with Posted on the 'High Seas' On Board R.M.S. Mauretania. Interesting range of covers.
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1097
Collection of 556 mostly unused pre 1940's postcards mainly featuring Paintings and Religious scenes, including some Artists cards. Attractive lot of mostly France, German, Hungary and Italian cards. Mainly fine condition.
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1098
Accumulation of 543 FDC's, PSE's, Souvenir covers, commercial covers, Postal Stationery and miscellaneous items from 1936 to 1983 with main strength in Australia and Germany. Noted Germany 1939 Arms and Views Stamps of Danzig surcharge set of 14 on registered cover from Danzig to Rudolstadt, 1945 German Prisoner of War Post Card from Main P.W.E. Modena Italy to Germany with oval U.S. Army P/W Examiner cachet and 1945 cover from Erdmannhausen 6/APR/45 to Buch with RELEASED/C C D/GROUP <<A>> (Civil Censorship Division in the US Zone of Germany) postal marking.Accumulation of 543 FDC's, PSE's, Souvenir covers, commercial covers, Postal Stationery and miscellaneous items from 1936 to 1983 with main strength in Australia and Germany. Noted Germany 1939 Arms and Views Stamps of Danzig surcharge set of 14 on registered cover from Danzig to Rudolstadt, 1945 German Prisoner of War Post Card from Main P.W.E. Modena Italy to Germany with oval U.S. Army P/W Examiner cachet and 1945 cover from Erdmannhausen 6/APR/45 to Buch with RELEASED/C C D/GROUP <> (Civil Censorship Division in the US Zone of Germany) postal marking.
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