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Auction # 149

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POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS :
Australia.
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Selection of 68 Australia Post Underpaid cards from 2007 to 2008, with a variety of frankings affixed, returned to Tumby Bay, SA Post Office.Selection of 68 Australia Post Underpaid cards from 2007 to 2008, with a variety of frankings affixed, returned to Tumby Bay, SA Post Office.
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718
Selection of 54 Military related covers, postcards and stationery from 1916 to 1971 including WWI, WWII and Vietnam censor covers, Loveday Internment Camp cover and official War Photograph postcards.Selection of 54 Military related covers, postcards and stationery from 1916 to 1971 including WWI, WWII and Vietnam censor covers, Loveday Internment Camp cover and official War Photograph postcards.
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719
1917 Illustrated cover for the First Overland Mail by Trans-Continental, Linking East to West, cancelled with Perth machine postmark 24 Oct 17 and addressed to Brisbane, where it was unclaimed. Returned to the sender, with Red crayon markings to enable this made by the Post Office.1917 Illustrated cover for the First Overland Mail by Trans-Continental, Linking East to West, cancelled with Perth machine postmark 24 Oct 17 and addressed to Brisbane, where it was unclaimed. Returned to the sender, with Red crayon markings to enable this made by the Post Office.
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1917 Illustrated cover for the First Overland Mail by Trans-Continental, Linking East to West, cancelled with Perth machine postmark 29 Oct 17 and addressed to Murtoa, Victoria. Presumably this missed the first train and was carried on the next one. Light central fold from when it was returned to the sender.1917 Illustrated cover for the First Overland Mail by Trans-Continental, Linking East to West, cancelled with Perth machine postmark 29 Oct 17 and addressed to Murtoa, Victoria. Presumably this missed the first train and was carried on the next one. Light central fold from when it was returned to the sender.
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721
1917 Illustrated envelope for the First Overland Mail by Trans-Continental, Linking East to West, October 24th 1917 with an image of the train and another envelope in light Blue, First Mail to Cross Australia Overland from East to West, The Link That Binds, both unused. The first we have seen.1917 Illustrated envelope for the First Overland Mail by Trans-Continental, Linking East to West, October 24th 1917 with an image of the train and another envelope in light Blue, First Mail to Cross Australia Overland from East to West, The Link That Binds, both unused. The first we have seen.
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Dealers hoard of 563 David Shearer Limited early advertising envelopes with 1d or 1d Postage Paid Mannum imprints, featuring 4 different advertisements at left for various agricultural implements. All addressed, but unused and includes 10 complete sets of 4 envelopes. Shearers closed in 1977 and after having a general clean up were salvaged from the Mannum Council Rubbish Dump in 1978 by Mr J. Volkmann. Approximately 1,200 envelopes were recovered with only 29 complete sets of the 4 envelopes known to exist. Generally fine condition with some soiling and creasing.Dealers hoard of 563 David Shearer Limited early advertising envelopes with 1d or 1d Postage Paid Mannum imprints, featuring 4 different advertisements at left for various agricultural implements. All addressed, but unused and includes 10 complete sets of 4 envelopes. Shearers closed in 1977 and after having a general clean up were salvaged from the Mannum Council Rubbish Dump in 1978 by Mr J. Volkmann. Approximately 1,200 envelopes were recovered with only 29 complete sets of the 4 envelopes known to exist. Generally fine condition with some soiling and creasing.
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723
Selection of 135 items including Telegrams and Telegram envelopes, 3 1930's First Airmail covers to Great Britain and New Zealand, old Postcards, Birthday Cards and Christmas cards, some early and ornate, commercial covers and Postal Stationery including Relief postmarks. Condition varies.Selection of 135 items including Telegrams and Telegram envelopes, 3 1930's First Airmail covers to Great Britain and New Zealand, old Postcards, Birthday Cards and Christmas cards, some early and ornate, commercial covers and Postal Stationery including Relief postmarks. Condition varies.
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724
Selection of 173 commercial covers, postal stationery and miscellaneous items from 1883 to 1983 including 1930 2d Red KGV Oval Embossed OHMS official envelope used (3), 1924 4d Violet Registered Envelope FU, 1930 Five Pence on 4d KGV on registered cover, 1933 Referendum Day Vote Secession of Western Australia from Federation or Convention? souvenir cover (5, 2 with blemishes) and 1950 VK5JS Adelaide South Australia Selection of 173 commercial covers, postal stationery and miscellaneous items from 1883 to 1983 including 1930 2d Red KGV Oval Embossed OHMS official envelope used (3), 1924 4d Violet Registered Envelope FU, 1930 Five Pence on 4d KGV on registered cover, 1933 Referendum Day Vote Secession of Western Australia from Federation or Convention? souvenir cover (5, 2 with blemishes) and 1950 VK5JS Adelaide South Australia "The City Beautiful" QSL cards set of 10 different views issued by S.A. Government Publicity and Tourist Bureau. Small range of Foreign content.
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725
1934 Advertising envelope for Viner Transport & Furniture Storage Co, franked with 1934 2d Victorian Centenary issue. Interestingly it is addressed to Dr. E.C. Black, a stamp collector, who when he queried a new printing of the 2d Red KGV stamp with the Post Office, which turned out to be a forgery and led to the arrest of those responsible for the forging of the stamps and the associated Irish Sweepstakes scam.1934 Advertising envelope for Viner Transport & Furniture Storage Co, franked with 1934 2d Victorian Centenary issue. Interestingly it is addressed to Dr. E.C. Black, a stamp collector, who when he queried a new printing of the 2d Red KGV stamp with the Post Office, which turned out to be a forgery and led to the arrest of those responsible for the forging of the stamps and the associated Irish Sweepstakes scam.
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726
Selection of 182 commercial covers, postcards and miscellaneous items including a range of WWII Censor Covers and concession mail covers, incoming mail from troops stationed abroad, Christmas cards from troops on Navy vessels and more. Condition varies.Selection of 182 commercial covers, postcards and miscellaneous items including a range of WWII Censor Covers and concession mail covers, incoming mail from troops stationed abroad, Christmas cards from troops on Navy vessels and more. Condition varies.
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727
Accumulation of thousands of used Pre-Decimal and Decimal stamps with State Government perfins perf VG, OSNSW and NSWG in large Lighthouse stockbook and on stocksheets. Includes some Kangaroo and KGV content. Varying duplication.
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728
Accumulation of thousands of used Pre-Decimal and Decimal stamps with State Government perfins perf VG, NSWG and small range of T and WA in shoebox. Some heavy duplication.
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729
Collection of 213 commercial covers, postcards and Aerogrammes posted from and from within Australia including some Forces Mail, Registered covers and Airmail covers. Many useful frankings, postmarks and some Instructional markings.Collection of 213 commercial covers, postcards and Aerogrammes posted from and from within Australia including some Forces Mail, Registered covers and Airmail covers. Many useful frankings, postmarks and some Instructional markings.
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730
Collection of 108 commercial covers, postcards and Aerogrammes from a range of countries and periods including Guernsey 1940 2d Orange Stamp Centenary issue of Great Britain bisected on addressed cover, cancelled 4 FE 41 and Tonga 1937-40 Tin Can Mail covers (2) and 1911 postcard of Jean Louis Conneau, better known under the pseudonym Andr Beaumont winner of the 10,000 Daily Mail Air race in his Blriot XI.Collection of 108 commercial covers, postcards and Aerogrammes from a range of countries and periods including Guernsey 1940 2d Orange Stamp Centenary issue of Great Britain bisected on addressed cover, cancelled 4 FE 41 and Tonga 1937-40 Tin Can Mail covers (2) and 1911 postcard of Jean Louis Conneau, better known under the pseudonym Andr Beaumont winner of the 10,000 Daily Mail Air race in his Blriot XI.
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731
Accumulation of approximately 1,000 mostly Metered covers, with main usage from within South Australia, including some Post Office instructional markings. Mainly circa 1970's.
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732
Collection of many hundreds of Maximum Cards from 1978 to 2011 including some Australian Antarctic Territory, with some light duplication. Most are fully valid for use as pre-paid International postcards. Face Value $1,479.00.Collection of many hundreds of Maximum Cards from 1978 to 2011 including some Australian Antarctic Territory, with some light duplication. Most are fully valid for use as pre-paid International postcards. Face Value $1,479.00.
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733
Collection of 4,454 Maximum Cards from 1978 to 2011 including numerous sets, some Australian Antarctic Territory and varying duplication. Most are fully valid for use as pre-paid International postcards. Face Value $3,297.00.
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734
Accumulation of many hundreds of C.D.S. postmarks, mainly on Decimal issues from South Australia and Victoria.Accumulation of many hundreds of C.D.S. postmarks, mainly on Decimal issues from South Australia and Victoria.
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735
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 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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736
1982 75 Eastern Water Dragon tied to Multination Force and Observers, Sinai envelope by Aust F.P.O. 3 D>DS dated 9 JL 84, sent by a RAAF serviceman to Australia.1982 75 Eastern Water Dragon tied to Multination Force and Observers, Sinai envelope by Aust F.P.O. 3 D>DS dated 9 JL 84, sent by a RAAF serviceman to Australia.
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737
Accumulation of 486 Stamp Replica Cards from 1984 to 2010 including many duplicates. Mainly covering issues to 1994. Very high cost price.
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738
Accumulation of 615 Grand Prix souvenir covers and 23 postcards with special postmarks from 1985 to 1995 including numerous sets and several 1985, 1986 and 1987 sets O/P by SA Philatelic Council. Varying duplication.
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739
A selection of Pre-Decimal and early Decimal First Day covers and covers with special postmarks including handy items, 268 mint Pre-Stamped Envelopes (Face Value $104.00), 292 Pre-Stamped Envelopes cancelled FDI (Face Value $133.00) 32 Stamp Replica Cards and 76 mint Aerogrammes (Face Value $46.00) and 66 Aerogrammes cancelled on FDI (Face Value $37.00). Also a handy range of British Commonwealth and Foreign MUH stamps in complete sets.A selection of Pre-Decimal and early Decimal First Day covers and covers with special postmarks including handy items, 268 mint Pre-Stamped Envelopes (Face Value $104.00), 292 Pre-Stamped Envelopes cancelled FDI (Face Value $133.00) 32 Stamp Replica Cards and 76 mint Aerogrammes (Face Value $46.00) and 66 Aerogrammes cancelled on FDI (Face Value $37.00). Also a handy range of British Commonwealth and Foreign MUH stamps in complete sets.
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740
Accumulation of many hundreds of commercial covers including some Instructional markings, Registered and Advertising covers, mainly from the 1990's to recent, but includes some earlier content. Also range of old documents, Lighthouse stockbook and 3 catalogues.
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Gilbert and Ellice Islands.
741
Christmas Island Locals 1936 (APR.3) cover to USA bearing 1934 10c Coconut Plantations tied by clear strike of Christmas Island Locals 1936 (APR.3) cover to USA bearing 1934 10c Coconut Plantations tied by clear strike of "CHRISTMAS ISLAND/CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN" paying the rate to Tahiti with additional 30 French Oceania issues tied by PAPEETE slogan cancel added to meet the rate to USA. Attractive combination franking in fine condition.
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Great Britain.
742
Collection of 60 Pre-Stamp or unstamped entires from 1743 to 1849, all addressed from England and Scotland on neatly annotated pages. A wide variety of cancellations, Bishop marks, Instructional and Manuscript markings, including a useful range of Mileage boxed beneath and Mileage in bars beneath postmarks. Noted 1800 Durham to Alnwick with clear Durham horseshoe, 1801 Stone to Leek with Stone/141 mileage boxed beneath, 1814-22 March to Lynn (3), all with March/89 mileage boxed beneath, 1814 Wisbeach/98 mileage in bars beneath, 1821 Holbeach to Lynn with Holbeach/98 mileage in bars beneath and 1824 Dereham to Lynn with Dereham/111 mileage in bars beneath handstamps, 1834 Stratford on Avon to Ringwood with boxed Stratford on Avon Penny Post handstamp and boxed To Pay 1d Only instructional marking and 1836 Ware to London with boxed Ware Py. Post handstamp and boxed To Pay 1d Only instructional marking. Fine condition.Collection of 60 Pre-Stamp or unstamped entires from 1743 to 1849, all addressed from England and Scotland on neatly annotated pages. A wide variety of cancellations, Bishop marks, Instructional and Manuscript markings, including a useful range of Mileage boxed beneath and Mileage in bars beneath postmarks. Noted 1800 Durham to Alnwick with clear Durham horseshoe, 1801 Stone to Leek with Stone/141 mileage boxed beneath, 1814-22 March to Lynn (3), all with March/89 mileage boxed beneath, 1814 Wisbeach/98 mileage in bars beneath, 1821 Holbeach to Lynn with Holbeach/98 mileage in bars beneath and 1824 Dereham to Lynn with Dereham/111 mileage in bars beneath handstamps, 1834 Stratford on Avon to Ringwood with boxed Stratford on Avon Penny Post handstamp and boxed To Pay 1d Only instructional marking and 1836 Ware to London with boxed Ware Py. Post handstamp and boxed To Pay 1d Only instructional marking. Fine condition.
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743
Selection of 33 Pre-Stamp, unstamped and stamped entires or envelopes from 1807 to 1869, mainly addressed from England and Scotland with a variety of cancellations and manuscript markings. Noted 1838 Australia to England entire with POST PAID SHIP LT date-stamp and boxed DEAD/INDIA LETTER on reverse, 1844 Australia to England entire with GENERAL POST OFFICE/HOBART TOWN/VDL Crown in circle handstamp struck in red, 1847 Mourning cover with Rhymney circular undated double arcs postmark on reverse, 1847 England to Australia entire with Launceston double-lined circle postmark on reverse, 1853 Embossed envelope from Darnick to Wareham with Darnick circular undated double arcs postmark on reverse and 1859 England to Australia via Marseilles cover franked 1d Red, 2d Blue and 6d Lilac without corner letters Queen Victoria with SHIP LETTER SYDNEY date-stamp on reverse. Varying condition.Selection of 33 Pre-Stamp, unstamped and stamped entires or envelopes from 1807 to 1869, mainly addressed from England and Scotland with a variety of cancellations and manuscript markings. Noted 1838 Australia to England entire with POST PAID SHIP LT date-stamp and boxed DEAD/INDIA LETTER on reverse, 1844 Australia to England entire with GENERAL POST OFFICE/HOBART TOWN/VDL Crown in circle handstamp struck in red, 1847 Mourning cover with Rhymney circular undated double arcs postmark on reverse, 1847 England to Australia entire with Launceston double-lined circle postmark on reverse, 1853 Embossed envelope from Darnick to Wareham with Darnick circular undated double arcs postmark on reverse and 1859 England to Australia via Marseilles cover franked 1d Red, 2d Blue and 6d Lilac without corner letters Queen Victoria with SHIP LETTER SYDNEY date-stamp on reverse. Varying condition.
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744
1828 Pre-Stamp entire from Maldon to Middlesex cancelled by a black framed 1828 Pre-Stamp entire from Maldon to Middlesex cancelled by a black framed "No.3" receiving office handstamp of Wincanton and backstamped with unframed Maldon Penny Post handstamp. Small tear. Also 1911 Postcard in Brown carried on the First U.K. Aerial Post from Windsor to Bridport, Dorset on the September 16th flight with printed message 'The Honorary Organizing Committee of the First United Kingdom Aerial mail have much pleasure in acknowledging remittance to the Coronation Aerial Post Fund'. Minor crease and hinged on reverse.
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745
Accumulation of 104 covers mainly stamped with 1d Red Queen Victoria imperf and perforated issues from 1841 to 1880 with interesting range of postmarks and several mourning covers. Noted 1841 2d Blue Queen Victoria on cover, tied by 1856 Glasgow Accumulation of 104 covers mainly stamped with 1d Red Queen Victoria imperf and perforated issues from 1841 to 1880 with interesting range of postmarks and several mourning covers. Noted 1841 2d Blue Queen Victoria on cover, tied by 1856 Glasgow "Madeleine Smith" No 159 and Paisley double arcs backstamp cancellations. Usual variable condition.
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746
Accumulation of 983 mint and used Envelopes from 1844 to 1983, including Stamped To Order and Printed To Private Order issues plus several with compound stampings, Specimen overprint and registered envelopes. Noted 1883 1d Pink Queen Victoria with double stamp impression and 1884 1d Pink Queen Victoria O.H.M.S. The Collector of Inland Revenue envelope. Some later QEII issues cancelled on FDI. Early envelopes with interesting range of postmarks and usual mixed condition. Varying duplication.Accumulation of 983 mint and used Envelopes from 1844 to 1983, including Stamped To Order and Printed To Private Order issues plus several with compound stampings, Specimen overprint and registered envelopes. Noted 1883 1d Pink Queen Victoria with double stamp impression and 1884 1d Pink Queen Victoria O.H.M.S. The Collector of Inland Revenue envelope. Some later QEII issues cancelled on FDI. Early envelopes with interesting range of postmarks and usual mixed condition. Varying duplication.
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747
Accumulation of 212 mint and used Newspaper Wrappers from 1870 to 1961, including Embossed, Stamped to Order and Printed To Private Order issues with an interesting range of postmarks. Noted 1883 d Brown Queen Victoria Vaccination Certificates unused and used and 1902-03 1d Yellow, 2d Lake, 3d Brown, 4d Vermilion and 6d Violet KEVII PTPO The Monthly Musical Record unused embossed wrappers. Usual variable condition.Accumulation of 212 mint and used Newspaper Wrappers from 1870 to 1961, including Embossed, Stamped to Order and Printed To Private Order issues with an interesting range of postmarks. Noted 1883 d Brown Queen Victoria Vaccination Certificates unused and used and 1902-03 1d Yellow, 2d Lake, 3d Brown, 4d Vermilion and 6d Violet KEVII PTPO The Monthly Musical Record unused embossed wrappers. Usual variable condition.
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748
Accumulation of 1,075 mint and used Postcards from 1870 to 1980, including Stamped To Order and Printed To Private Order issues, Reply cards and several overprinted Specimen and Embossed cards with an interesting range of postmarks. Noted 1882 Essay with Inland Revenue Certifying Stamp at top left, 1883 1d Brown Queen Victoria O/P Specimen (2), 1883 d + d Brown Queen Victoria perforated Reply card O/P Specimen, 1889 1d Brown Queen Victoria on stout white card and thin buff card O/P Specimen, 1889 3d Red Queen Victoria O/P Specimen, 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee with Guildhall special postmark (2), 1890 d Brown Queen Victoria with Penny Postage Jubilee, South Kensington special postmark and South Kensington Museum 2 July 1990 cachet, 1892 1d Red Queen Victoria O/P Specimen (3), 1892 d Brown Patent Office Essay with 7d Brown Accumulation of 1,075 mint and used Postcards from 1870 to 1980, including Stamped To Order and Printed To Private Order issues, Reply cards and several overprinted Specimen and Embossed cards with an interesting range of postmarks. Noted 1882 Essay with Inland Revenue Certifying Stamp at top left, 1883 1d Brown Queen Victoria O/P Specimen (2), 1883 d + d Brown Queen Victoria perforated Reply card O/P Specimen, 1889 1d Brown Queen Victoria on stout white card and thin buff card O/P Specimen, 1889 3d Red Queen Victoria O/P Specimen, 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee with Guildhall special postmark (2), 1890 d Brown Queen Victoria with Penny Postage Jubilee, South Kensington special postmark and South Kensington Museum 2 July 1990 cachet, 1892 1d Red Queen Victoria O/P Specimen (3), 1892 d Brown Patent Office Essay with 7d Brown "PATENTS" stamp on reverse and "Rough sketch" inscribed in script type near base unused, 1924 1d Carmine and 1925 1d Carmine and 1d Brown Empire Exhibition unused and many other handy items. Mainly fine condition.
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749
Accumulation of 256 mint and used Registered Envelopes from 1879 to 1982, including a range of QEII Forces and 1979-81 Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey issues. Some later issues cancelled on FDI. Early envelopes with an interesting range of postmarks and usual mixed condition. Varying duplication.Accumulation of 256 mint and used Registered Envelopes from 1879 to 1982, including a range of QEII Forces and 1979-81 Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey issues. Some later issues cancelled on FDI. Early envelopes with an interesting range of postmarks and usual mixed condition. Varying duplication.
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750
Accumulation of 296 mint and used Lettercards from 1892 to 1981, including some later issues cancelled FDI with varying duplication. Noted 1892 1d Carmine Queen Victoria unused (9, one overprinted Specimen) and used (4, one with St.Martin/Cornwall squared circle backstamp), 1902 1d Carmine KEVII unused (5) and 1924 1d Brown British Empire Exhibition used. Some early cards with toning blemishes.Accumulation of 296 mint and used Lettercards from 1892 to 1981, including some later issues cancelled FDI with varying duplication. Noted 1892 1d Carmine Queen Victoria unused (9, one overprinted Specimen) and used (4, one with St.Martin/Cornwall squared circle backstamp), 1902 1d Carmine KEVII unused (5) and 1924 1d Brown British Empire Exhibition used. Some early cards with toning blemishes.
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751
A range of Royalty related items comprising 1919 Invitation to Windsor Castle by Command of the King with Lord Chamberlain's Handstamp, 1871 cover franked with 1d Red on Duchy of Cornwall envelope, addressed to King's Lynn, with Duchy of Cornwall wax seal on flap, Buckingham Palace Letterhead with letter from the Prince of Wales servant thanking for a donation to the National Relief Fund and a similar Buckingham Palace thankyou note from Princess Mary, both with original covers and a 1932 cover to Stamp Dealer, Frank Godden Ltd with the Official handstamp of King George V, possibly relating to a purchase for the Royal collection. Also 1965 cover cancelled at the House of Commons, together with a blank House of Commons Letterhead.A range of Royalty related items comprising 1919 Invitation to Windsor Castle by Command of the King with Lord Chamberlain's Handstamp, 1871 cover franked with 1d Red on Duchy of Cornwall envelope, addressed to King's Lynn, with Duchy of Cornwall wax seal on flap, Buckingham Palace Letterhead with letter from the Prince of Wales servant thanking for a donation to the National Relief Fund and a similar Buckingham Palace thankyou note from Princess Mary, both with original covers and a 1932 cover to Stamp Dealer, Frank Godden Ltd with the Official handstamp of King George V, possibly relating to a purchase for the Royal collection. Also 1965 cover cancelled at the House of Commons, together with a blank House of Commons Letterhead.
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752
Accumulation of 682 FDC's, Souvenir covers, Postcards, commercial covers and Postal Stationery items from 1881 to 1982, including numerous Instructional and Explanatory marks, special postmarks and some O.H.M.S., Registered and Censor covers. Interesting range of postal markings.
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Canada.
753
Selection of 60 WWII Field Post Office and Military Post Office from 1939 to 1944, including censored covers with a variety of cancellations and postal markings. Varying condition.Selection of 60 WWII Field Post Office and Military Post Office from 1939 to 1944, including censored covers with a variety of cancellations and postal markings. Varying condition.
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India.
754
1944 Prisoner of war censored cover from Bairagarh to Bombay, franked with 1a Carmine KGVI block of 6, tied by Group 2 Prisoner of War Camp 9, 3 OCT 44 cancellations. Bairagarh, which held only Italian POWs, captured mostly from North Africa in WW2.1944 Prisoner of war censored cover from Bairagarh to Bombay, franked with 1a Carmine KGVI block of 6, tied by Group 2 Prisoner of War Camp 9, 3 OCT 44 cancellations. Bairagarh, which held only Italian POWs, captured mostly from North Africa in WW2.
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Finland.
755
Collection of 16 covers and 198 postcards, plus 84 used stamps issued during the political postal war between the Finnish and the Russian authorities from 1889 to 1918. Includes 1889-90 Finnish Arms trilingual set FU, a wide variety of postal markings with numerous bi and trilingual postmarks, Field Post and censor markings, 1891 The Ring Type stamped envelopes set of 4, 1900 Finland's 'Morning Stamp' (4) plus postcard and Civil Protest and Memorial Patriotic postcards (7).Collection of 16 covers and 198 postcards, plus 84 used stamps issued during the political postal war between the Finnish and the Russian authorities from 1889 to 1918. Includes 1889-90 Finnish Arms trilingual set FU, a wide variety of postal markings with numerous bi and trilingual postmarks, Field Post and censor markings, 1891 The Ring Type stamped envelopes set of 4, 1900 Finland's 'Morning Stamp' (4) plus postcard and Civil Protest and Memorial Patriotic postcards (7).
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Collection of 339 covers and postcards from the Military Administration and Troops in The Winter War against the Soviet Union from 1939 to 1940, The Continuation War in Eastern Karelia against the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944 and The Lapland War against Germany from 1944 to 1945. A wide variety of postal markings, field Post Office cancellations and many with boxed or unboxed Collection of 339 covers and postcards from the Military Administration and Troops in The Winter War against the Soviet Union from 1939 to 1940, The Continuation War in Eastern Karelia against the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944 and The Lapland War against Germany from 1944 to 1945. A wide variety of postal markings, field Post Office cancellations and many with boxed or unboxed "Kenttapostia" (Field Mail) handstamp in violet. Includes registered and censored covers, original correspondence and some franked with Military Field Post and Finnish Occupation of Eastern Karelia stamp issues. Some postcards unused.
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Germany.
757
Collection of 198 covers and postcards from early to modern including Prussia 1850 entire stamped with 1srg Black/Rose King Friedrich Wilhelm IV, 1906 100th Anniversary of the Kingdom's of Baden, Bavaria and Wurttemberg sets of 4 attractive Pre-stamped envelopes and 4 postcards unused (24) and 2 WWII POW covers. Fine condition.Collection of 198 covers and postcards from early to modern including Prussia 1850 entire stamped with 1srg Black/Rose King Friedrich Wilhelm IV, 1906 100th Anniversary of the Kingdom's of Baden, Bavaria and Wurttemberg sets of 4 attractive Pre-stamped envelopes and 4 postcards unused (24) and 2 WWII POW covers. Fine condition.
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Sweden.
758
Collection of 25 used and 2 unused WWII Military Free Post Reply envelopes and postcards pre-stamped with Posthorn and Crown Faltpost Avgiftsfritt and covers franked with Faltpost Svarsmarke Reply stamp, plus 1943 official Free Post registered envelope from Fellingsbro to Goteborg for the return of used rationing coupons. Also range of Business Reply stamps and covers for Swedish magazine Det Basta and several other companies from 1968 to 1974.Collection of 25 used and 2 unused WWII Military Free Post Reply envelopes and postcards pre-stamped with Posthorn and Crown Faltpost Avgiftsfritt and covers franked with Faltpost Svarsmarke Reply stamp, plus 1943 official Free Post registered envelope from Fellingsbro to Goteborg for the return of used rationing coupons. Also range of Business Reply stamps and covers for Swedish magazine Det Basta and several other companies from 1968 to 1974.
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Tibet.
759
1924 Mount Everest Expedition Postcard sent from Yatung Base on 9 Jul 24 with the Expedition label tied by Mt. Everest Expedition, Rongbuk Glacier Base Camp, 1924 cachet in Black (normally in Red on the later mass mailed postcards), as well as the rare Mt.Everest Expedition, Rongbuk Glacier Main Base Camp 17,000 ft. 1924 cachet (Waterfall in his handbook comments 1924 Mount Everest Expedition Postcard sent from Yatung Base on 9 Jul 24 with the Expedition label tied by Mt. Everest Expedition, Rongbuk Glacier Base Camp, 1924 cachet in Black (normally in Red on the later mass mailed postcards), as well as the rare Mt.Everest Expedition, Rongbuk Glacier Main Base Camp 17,000 ft. 1924 cachet (Waterfall in his handbook comments "The Rarity: I have only seen four copies and one on cover and one on postcard"), franked with 1a and a Indian stamps, tied by Yantung Tibet via Siliguri CDS, sent by runner to the British Post Office in Pharijong and addressed to South Australia. A similar Postcard to the same addressee realised $2,100.00 plus buyers commission in our Auction 148.
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2200
U.S.A.
760
Collection of 526 Skylab related covers from U.S.A., Australia and other countries with attractive cachets, some silks and numerous autographed, covering the 4 different rocket launches associated with Skylab.Collection of 526 Skylab related covers from U.S.A., Australia and other countries with attractive cachets, some silks and numerous autographed, covering the 4 different rocket launches associated with Skylab.
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761
Collection of 340 Apollo Soyuz related covers from U.S.A., Australia and other countries with attractive cachets, some silks and numerous autographed by various NASA scientists and dignitaries.
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World.
762
Selection of 182 early covers and Postal Stationery items from 1817 to 1945, including Postcards, Embossed envelopes and Newspaper wrappers with some unused content, plus range of WWI and WWII censor covers and lettersheets. Majority addressed to Great Britain from a range of countries including India, Italy, France, Germany and USA. Noted Great Britain 1817 entire with Chumleigh Mileage boxed beneath handstamp, 1941 stampless 'On Active Service' covers addressed to England (2), cancelled BELVEDERE CAMP/S.RHODESIA with black crowned oval ROYAL AIRFORCE/No.25, E.F.T.S./SALISBURY handstamp. Varying condition.Selection of 182 early covers and Postal Stationery items from 1817 to 1945, including Postcards, Embossed envelopes and Newspaper wrappers with some unused content, plus range of WWI and WWII censor covers and lettersheets. Majority addressed to Great Britain from a range of countries including India, Italy, France, Germany and USA. Noted Great Britain 1817 entire with Chumleigh Mileage boxed beneath handstamp, 1941 stampless 'On Active Service' covers addressed to England (2), cancelled BELVEDERE CAMP/S.RHODESIA with black crowned oval ROYAL AIRFORCE/No.25, E.F.T.S./SALISBURY handstamp. Varying condition.
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763
Accumulation of 1,164 covers and Postal Stationery items from 1890 to 1993 with main strength in Australia and Great Britain including FDCs, souvenir covers, Aerogrammes and Postcards. Some instructional markings, special or commemorative cancellations, registered covers, Field Post Office and Censor covers. Varying condition.Accumulation of 1,164 covers and Postal Stationery items from 1890 to 1993 with main strength in Australia and Great Britain including FDCs, souvenir covers, Aerogrammes and Postcards. Some instructional markings, special or commemorative cancellations, registered covers, Field Post Office and Censor covers. Varying condition.
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764
Accumulation of 2,650 covers and Postal Stationery items from a wide range of countries and periods including First Day Covers, Postal Stationery, Flight covers, Commercial covers, Special postmarks, Post Cards and more. Main strength in Australia, Africa, Germany, Great Britain and USA. Noted Germany 1941-42 WWII Propaganda postcards (11) personally signed by artist Werner von Axster-Heudtla (1898-1949). Generally fine condition.Accumulation of 2,650 covers and Postal Stationery items from a wide range of countries and periods including First Day Covers, Postal Stationery, Flight covers, Commercial covers, Special postmarks, Post Cards and more. Main strength in Australia, Africa, Germany, Great Britain and USA. Noted Germany 1941-42 WWII Propaganda postcards (11) personally signed by artist Werner von Axster-Heudtla (1898-1949). Generally fine condition.
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765
Accumulation of 2,234 covers and miscellaneous items from a wide range of  countries and periods including First Day Covers, Postal Stationery, Flight covers, Commercial covers, Instructional markings, Special postmarks, Post Cards and more. Interesting lot.Accumulation of 2,234 covers and miscellaneous items from a wide range of countries and periods including First Day Covers, Postal Stationery, Flight covers, Commercial covers, Instructional markings, Special postmarks, Post Cards and more. Interesting lot.
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766
Accumulation of 1,387 covers and postal stationery items from 1888 to 2017 including First Day Covers, Commercial covers, Souvenir covers with special or commemorative postmarks, Postcards and range of miscellaneous items. Main strength in Australia, Germany and United Nations. Also small box of on paper mixture.Accumulation of 1,387 covers and postal stationery items from 1888 to 2017 including First Day Covers, Commercial covers, Souvenir covers with special or commemorative postmarks, Postcards and range of miscellaneous items. Main strength in Australia, Germany and United Nations. Also small box of on paper mixture.
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