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Empire Stamp Auctions

Postal auction closing: August 25th 2017

                                                                              

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Lot no.: 1Country: ADEN
(1858) circa cover addressed to Bombay bearing Indian 4a black adhesive (corner fault) cancelled by scarce '124' grilled bar cancellation for Aden (Proud type K2) and with large ADEN/B.P.P./Paid strike above in red (Proud PD1). The cover is signed at lower left corner and rated '4d' in red manuscript. Small 'thimble' BOMBAY arrival b/s dated DE.13 but year unclear. A scarce early cover.
Estimate: £450

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13888
Lot no.: 2Country: ADEN
1901 stampless postcard use to Metz in Germany of Aden postcard depicting 'Tourists astride camels' cancelled by KAIS DEUTSCHE/MARINE/SCHIFFSPOST/No.13 cds dated 14/9.01. Taken by the German boat 'Prinz Sigismund' and with METZ arrival cds at lower left.
Estimate: £80

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8702
Lot no.: 3Country: ADEN
1902 (FE.2.) use of picture postcard addressed to Italy depicting 'Group Of Somalis-Aden' and bearing Indian 1/2a green adhesive tied by ADEN cds. The card was underpaid and has circular 'T' tax mark applied with the addition of 5c+10c Italian 'Postage Dues' on arrival cancelled VALENTIA.
Estimate: £85

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4143
Lot no.: 4Country: ADEN
1941 (SEP.2.) cover addressed to Bombay bearing 1a tied ADEN with scarce red on mustard 'V/FOR/VICTORY' patriotic label at left tied by red on white P.C.22/OPENED BY/CENSOR label and violet PASSED CENSOR/BY/No./18/ADEN h/s. An attractive item.
Estimate: £200

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15078
Lot no.: 5Country: AITUTAKI
1911 (OC.10.) registered cover addressed to Germany bearing the 1/2g, 2 1/2d, 3d and 6d adhesives (SG 4 and 9-11) tied by AITUTAKI/NZ cds's with 'R/182' blank type registered label struck AITUTAKI/NZ in red ink. The 6d adhesive is a scarce stamp. AUCKLAND and LONDON transit b/s's.
Estimate: £285

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£
4151
Lot no.: 6Country: AITUTAKI
1918 (MY.12.) registered (Wilson) cover addressed to UK bearing AITUTAKI/ONE PENE overprint on 6d carmine New Zealand GV 'head' adhesive (SG 17a) tied by AITUTAKI/NZ cds with blue on white perforated 'blank' type 'R/43' registered label at left cancelled by AITUTAKI straight lined h/s.
Estimate: £80

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£
8836
Lot no.: 7Country: AITUTAKI
1919 (AU.10.) registered 'Wilson' cover addressed to UK bearing 3d chocolate 'head' issue (SG 23) tied by AITUTAKI cds with R/41 (blank type) registered label at left struck by black AITUTAKI s/l handstamp.
Estimate: £90

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15086
Lot no.: 8Country: AITUTAKI
1942 (AU.21.) cover addressed to New Zealand bearing Cook Island 1d strip of three tied by AITUTAKI/NZ cds's with a strike of the S.S.KILAUEA maritime handstamp below from the Inter Island Navigation Company. A scarce maritime cover using Cook Island adhesives.
Estimate: £90

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£
7333
Lot no.: 9Country: AITUTAKI
1943 (AUG.10.) 6c orange on cream postal stationery envelope of USA addressed to Vermont and cancelled by U.S.ARMY POSTAL SERVICE/721 APO cds with PASSED BY/US/EXAMINED/ BASE/1203/ARMY h/s at lower left. US troops stationed on Aitutaki. Scarce.
Estimate: £120

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15411
Lot no.: 10Country: ANGUILLA
1967 1/2c 'New Lighthouse' adhesive in unmounted mint condition. SG 1.
Estimate: £60

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15412
Lot no.: 11Country: ANGUILLA
1967 1c 'Loading Sugar Cane' adhesive in unmounted mint condition. SG 2.
Estimate: £70

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15413
Lot no.: 12Country: ANGUILLA
1967 2c 'Pall Mall Square' adhesive in unmounted mint condition. SG 3.
Estimate: £65

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15414
Lot no.: 13Country: ANGUILLA
1967 3c 'Gateway' adhesive in unmounted mint condition. SG 4.
Estimate: £65

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15424
Lot no.: 14Country: ANGUILLA
1967 3c 'Gateway' Independence Anguilla adhesive in fine used condition showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED. Complete with RPS certificate. SG 4w.
Estimate: £50

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£
15423
Lot no.: 15Country: ANGUILLA
1967 25c 'White Crowned Pigeon' Independence Anguilla adhesive in fine used condition showing the variety WATERMARK INVERTED. Complete with RPS certificate. SG 11w.
Estimate: £80

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£
15057
Lot no.: 16Country: ANGUILLA
1967 5c blue on light blue postal stationery aerogramme sheet addressed to USA (no message) overprinted INDEPENDENT/ANGUILLA in red with IMPERIAL/AIR MAIL watermark and bearing additional 10c adhesive cto'd by ANGUILLA/VALLEY cds dated 6.FEB.68. Very scarce. H&G FG1.
Estimate: £450

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£
15058
Lot no.: 17Country: ANGUILLA
1967 15c pale green on light blue postal stationery aerogramme sheet addressed to USA (no message) overprinted INDEPENDENT/ANGUILLA in red with IMPERIAL/AIR MAIL watermark cto'd by ANGUILLA VALLEY cds dated 6.FE.69. Only 100 copies of this sheet was issued and used examples are exceedingly rare. H&G FG2.
Estimate: £650

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£
9929
Lot no.: 18Country: ANTIGUA
1826 outer letter sheet addressed to Hatton Gardens in London rated '2/2d' in manuscript and struck by small ANTIGUA fleuron handstamp on reverse side dated JA.6.1826. (Proud type PS16).
Estimate: £165

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6368
Lot no.: 19Country: ANTIGUA
1840 (SE.26.) entire addressed to UK marked 'Per Packet' and rated '1/-' in manuscript with small ANTIGUA fleuron b/s (Proud type PS16) applied in black.
Estimate: £150

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15212
Lot no.: 20Country: ANTIGUA
1856 6d lilac adhesive of GB tied to small piece by 'A 02' duplex of Antigua. SG Z5.
Estimate: £125

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£
4167
Lot no.: 21Country: ANTIGUA
1903 (SP.28.) registered cover addressed to USA bearing Leeward Island ONE PENNY on 4d and 'key plate' 2d and 6d adhesives (SG 17, 22 and 25) tied by ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds's. A scarce use of this 1d provisional from Antigua.
Estimate: £165

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£
14087
Lot no.: 22Country: ANTIGUA
1933 (FE.25.) registered cover addressed to USA bearing 1/2d (x2) and 2 1/2d adhesives tied by BENDALS/ANTIGUA cds.
Estimate: £165

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14649
Lot no.: 23Country: ANTIGUA
1938 1 1/2d brown on greyish postal stationery envelope of Leeward Islands (153x90mm) with black interior addressed to Basseterre in St.Kitts and tied by ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds dated MR.10.43. with P.C.90/OPENED BY/EXAMINER B/100 label applied on arrival with unrecorded '51-9912 G.W.D.' imprint and tied by ST.KITTS cds of 17.MR.43 on reverse side. The label being unrecorded in this type with imprint. A very rare use of this 'KGVI' stationery which is again unrecorded by H&G.
Estimate: £500

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15123
Lot no.: 24Country: ANTIGUA
1939 (SP.8.) registered cover to USA bearing 1/2d-2d adhesives tied by ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds with manilla censor strip at right tied on reverse by the rare black on cream PASSED BY CENSOR label (Miller type L1) and with '3' applied in blue manuscript. This is a scarce early local label rarely seen and is the earliest known censor cover of Antigua recorded just days after the out break of WW2..
Estimate: £225

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£
15131
Lot no.: 25Country: ANTIGUA
1940 (circa) cover addressed to Canada bearing Leeward Islands 3d adhesive tied by light ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds with manila censor strip at left tied on the reverse by circular crowned ANTIGUA/PASSED BY CENSOR 5 h/s. The '5' is crossed through in manuscript and '2' added on tape. (Miller type S1a.)
Estimate: £65

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15132
Lot no.: 26Country: ANTIGUA
1941 (JY.1.) underpaid cover addressed to USA bearing Leeward Islands 2 1/2d adhesive tied ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA with 'T' tax mark at lower left and struck on the reverse side by crowned circular ANTIGUA/PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. (Miller type S1).
Estimate: £45

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£
15133
Lot no.: 27Country: ANTIGUA
1940 (SP.30.) cover addressed to Canada bearing Leeward Islands 1/- adhesive tied by light ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds with manila censor strip at left tied on the reverse by circular crowned ANTIGUA/PASSED BY CENSOR 5 h/s with '2' in manuscript alongside on tape. (Miller type S1a.)
Estimate: £65

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£
9309
Lot no.: 28Country: ANTIGUA
1941 (DE.20.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'St.John's looking South' Leeward Islands 1d and 6d 'key plate' adhesives tied by light ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds and struck by black two lined EXAMINED BY CENSOR/.ANTIGUA h/s. (Little type S2(1).) No censor number is shown and this is certainly a very rare use of this handstamp on a picture postcard. Lovely item.
Estimate: £165

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£
15134
Lot no.: 29Country: ANTIGUA
1941 (AU.1.) cover addressed to Canada bearing Leeward Island 2d adhesive tied by light ST.JOHNS/ ANTIGUA cds with manila censor strip at left tied on the reverse by crowned circular ANTIGUA/ PASSED BY CENSOR h/s with '2' applied on tape in manusctip alongside. Miller type S1.
Estimate: £45

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£
15135
Lot no.: 30Country: ANTIGUA
1941 (AU.9.) cover addressed to USA bearing Leeward Island 3d adhesive tied by ST.JOHNS/ ANTIGUA cds with manila censor strip at left tied on reverse side by circular crowned ANTIGUA/ PASSED BY CENSOR h/s with '2' inserted in blue manuscript. Miller type S1.
Estimate: £45

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£
15136
Lot no.: 31Country: ANTIGUA
1941 cover addressed to USA bearing Leeward Islands 1 1/2d and 1/- adhesive tied by ST.JOHNS/ ANTIGUA cds with manila censor strip at left tied on the reverse side by EXAMINED BY CENSOR/ ANTIGUA handstamp with '2' inserted below in blue manuscript. Miller type S2(1).
Estimate: £65

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15124
Lot no.: 32Country: ANTIGUA
1942 commercial cover registered to USA (rough opening at top) bearing 1 1/2d, 2d and 1/- adhesives tied in combination with Leeward Islands 1d (making up a 1s 4 1/2d rate) tied by smudged ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds's and with manilla censor strip at right tied on the reverse side by EXAMINED BY CENSOR h/s (Miller type S2-Antigua exicised) and with 'B/2' inserted in blue manuscript.
Estimate: £85

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15070
Lot no.: 33Country: ANTIGUA
1942 (JY.20.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1 1/2d and 1/- adhesives tied by ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds's. Black on cream OPENED BY/EXAMINER 4113 censor albel applied at left which according to Miller was prepared for use in the UK but used in Antigua (Miller type L4a) and is handstamped by scarce 'IB' (Imperial) censor strike for coded 'B' Antigua. The censor label has faults on the front having been partly removed to show stamps. A rare Imperial censored cover never the less.
Estimate: £150

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£
15137
Lot no.: 34Country: ANTIGUA
1942 (MR.5.) cover addressed to USA bearing Leeward Island 1 1/2d adhesive pair tied by ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds with manila censor strip at left tied on reverse side by EXAMINED BY CENSOR h/s. Miller type S2(2).
Estimate: £65

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£
15138
Lot no.: 35Country: ANTIGUA
1943 (FE.4.) cover addressed to Canada bearing 6d adhesive (x2) tied in combination with Leeward Island 1/2d adhesive with manila censor strip at right and struck on the reverse side by EXAMINED BY CENSOR h/s (Antigua excised) and with '2' inserted in blue manuscript. Miller type S2(2).
Estimate: £65

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£
15139
Lot no.: 36Country: ANTIGUA
1944 (OC.21.) cover addressed to St.Kitts bearing Leeward Islands 2 1/2d adhesive tied by ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds with black on white P.C.90/OPENED BY EXAMINER/ IB/728 censor label applied. Miller type L8. Unrecorded with this number.
Estimate: £50

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£
15140
Lot no.: 37Country: ANTIGUA
1945 (MY.4.) cover addressed to St.Kitts bearing Leeward Islands 2 1/2d adhesive tied by ST.JOHNS/ ANTIGUA cds with black on white P.C.90/OPENED BY EXAMINER/ IB/468 censor label. Miller type L8. Unrecorded with this number.
Estimate: £50

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15141
Lot no.: 38Country: ANTIGUA
1945 (JA.17.) cover addressed to USA bearing Leeward Islands 1d and 1/- adhesives tied by ST.JOHNS/ ANTIGUA cds with black on white P.C.90/OPENED BY EXAMINER/ IB/112 censor label. Miller type L8. Unrecorded with this number.
Estimate: £50

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13834
Lot no.: 39Country: ANTIGUA
1946 (DE.16.) cover addressed to UK bearing Victory pair tied in combination with Leeward "key plate" 2/- and tied by d/r ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds and with scarce black straight lined TRANSATLANTIC AIR instructional handstamp. Nice item.
Estimate: £115

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£
15145
Lot no.: 40Country: ANTIGUA
1950 (circa) use of cover addressed to UK bearing 1/2d tied by light ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds with 1/- adhesive at lower left (un-cancelled) and struck by violet AIR MAIL TO NEW YORK instructional handstamp.
Estimate: £120

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13118
Lot no.: 41Country: ASCENSION
1868 cover addressed to a 'J Curtis' a photographer in Devonport enscribed 'John Clark, Boilermaker, Ascension' at top edge and bearing GB 1d red with somewhat smudged ASCENSION s/r cds at left with the stamp being cancelled on arrival by DEVONPORT/H.M.S. cds and '250' duplex. The cover is signed by the Commanding Officer. The 'H.M.S.' initials in the cancel was used to show that the letter had been landed from a 'packet' vessels ship mailbag. (Her Majesty's Ship). A very scarce early cover from H.M.S.Flora which was based in Ascension at this time. Very rare.
Estimate: £1800

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13116
Lot no.: 42Country: ASCENSION
1913 (JA.2.) cover addressed to Ireland (Joynt) bearing GB 'QV' 1/2d green postal stationery cut out with 'Edw VII' 1/2d green cut out alongside both cancelled by s/r ASCENSION cds's. Very scarce and unusual use.
Estimate: £285

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7030
Lot no.: 43Country: ASCENSION
1924-33 8d grey-black and bright violet in fine mint condition (natural gum bends) showing the SHAMROCK FLAW in bottom left scroll of name tablet. Row 4/1.
Estimate: £225

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15188
Lot no.: 44Country: ASCENSION
1932 (SP.5.) underpaid 'Panton' cover addressed to St.Lucia bearing 1/2d 'badge of colony' adhesive tied ASCENSION with 'T' tax mark below with '30c' marked alongside in manuscript and with 1d and 2d 'Postage Dues' (SG D1+D2) applied in St.Lucia tied CASTRIES.
Estimate: £125

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15223
Lot no.: 45Country: ASCENSION
1938 (4.4.) cover addressed to UK bearing 1d 'Coronation' pair tied by octagonal TOULON PAQUEBOT cancels with violet circular BRITISH MAIL/EX R.M.S.LETITIA maritime strike below.
Estimate: £55

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£
15093
Lot no.: 46Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1897 2d DIE PROOF (SG type 63) printed in violet on surfaced card (40mm x 42mm). Fine and scarce.
Estimate: £200

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£
15171
Lot no.: 47Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1908 (AUG.12.) use of red on cream (E.T.No.1) 'Commonwealth Of Australia' TELEGRAM form from Sydney and cancelled WOLLONGONG/N.S.W.
Estimate: £45

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15277
Lot no.: 48Country: AUSTRALIA - (Tasmania)
1883 2d green on cream postal stationery envelope addressed locally to Hobart cancelled by '56' duplex with MACQUARIE PLAINS 'proving' cds at left. H&G 1.
Estimate: £60

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15189
Lot no.: 49Country: AUSTRALIA
1920 5d brown on buff registered postal stationery envelope (horizontal laid paper) addressed to Sydney and cancelled by G.P.O.MELBOURNE cds dated 2.OC.20. H&G 9.
Estimate: £55

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15190
Lot no.: 50Country: AUSTRALIA
1922 5d brown on buff registered postal stationery envelope showing address panel on the left in fine unused condition. H&G 15.
Estimate: £150

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15191
Lot no.: 51Country: AUSTRALIA
1922 5d brown on buff registered postal stationery envelope showing the address panel on the left side addressed to Sydney and bearing additional 2d 'head' adhesive tied by DAPTO/NSW cds dated 10.MY.23. H&G 15.
Estimate: £65

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15192
Lot no.: 52Country: AUSTRALIA
1923 FOURPENCE/HALFPENNY surcharge in black on 5d brown on buff registered postal stationery envelope in fine unused condition. H&G 19.
Estimate: £120

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£
15193
Lot no.: 53Country: AUSTRALIA
1923 FOURPENCE/HALFPENNY surcharge in black on 5d brown on buff registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to Sydney and cancelled by NEWCASTLE/NSW cds. H&G 19.
Estimate: £55

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15194
Lot no.: 54Country: AUSTRALIA
1924 4 1/2d violet on buff registered postal stationery envelope (violet text) in fine unused condition. H&G 24.
Estimate: £120

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15195
Lot no.: 55Country: AUSTRALIA
1924 4 1/2d violet on buff registered postal stationery envelope (violet text) addressed to UK cancelled by BROKEN HILL/NSW cds dated 7.JL.24. H&G 24.
Estimate: £50

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15196
Lot no.: 56Country: AUSTRALIA
1925 4 1/2d violet on buff registered postal stationery envelope (red text) in fine unused condition. H&G 25.
Estimate: £75

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15197
Lot no.: 57Country: AUSTRALIA
1925 4 1/2d Violet on buff registered stationery envelope addressed to UK cancelled REGISTERED SYDNEY N.S.W. & dated 18.JL.27. H&G 25.
Estimate: £35

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15198
Lot no.: 58Country: AUSTRALIA
1928 4 1/2d violet on cream registered postal stationery envelope addressed to New Zealand and bearing additional 3d 'head' adhesive tied by GUILDFORD cds. H&G 26.
Estimate: £40

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15199
Lot no.: 59Country: AUSTRALIA
1928 4 1/2d violet on buff registered postal staionery envelope (size G) with red text addressed to India and bearing additional 1/2d orange 'head' adhesive tied by ST.KILDA RAIL S2/VIC cds dated 23.OC.30. A scarce Railway Station PO usage. H&G 26.
Estimate: £45

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4196
Lot no.: 60Country: AUSTRALIA
1930 FIVE PENCE on 4 1/2d violet on buff registered postal stationery envelope (size G) revalued at left in black THE PRICE OF THIS ENVELOPE/is 6d/(3d) REGISTRATION/ (2d) POSTAGE/(1d) ENVELOPE. Addressed to Canada and bearing additional 1/2d 'head' adhesive and 1 1/2d 'Canberra' adhesives tied SANDRINGHAM/VIC and dated 1.JY.31. B&W RE24. H&G 28.
Estimate: £55

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15200
Lot no.: 61Country: AUSTRALIA
1930 5d brown on buff registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Brisbane cancelled by MARKET SQUARE GEELONG cds dated 23.NOV.31. H&G 30.
Estimate: £35

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15428
Lot no.: 62Country: AUSTRALIA
1957-58 range of four covers to UK bearing the 2/- 'Expedition' adhesive (SG 1) used at different bases inc Wilkes, Davis,Macquarie and Mawson each cacheted accordingly. Four covers.
Estimate: £30

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15429
Lot no.: 63Country: AUSTRALIA
1966 $1 brown-purple 'Flinders' adhesive in a fine unmounted mint corner marginal block of four showing the RECUT LINES/CRACKED PLATE variety from Row 10/1. SG 407b.
Estimate: £85

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8130
Lot no.: 64Country: BAHAMAS
1849 (OCT.29.) stampless entire addressed to UK (slightly yellowed) rated "1/-" in manuscript and struck by fine red PAID AT BAHAMAS crowned circle handstamp (SG CC1) with BAHAMAS double arc cds on reverse dated OC.29/1849/B and with red London PAID arrival strike on front.
Estimate: £950

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6947
Lot no.: 65Country: BAHAMAS
1859 1d dull lake IMPERFORATE example in mint condition crossed through by two horizontal manuscript lines officially used to denote 'SPECIMEN' purpose. SG 2.
Estimate: £110

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6948
Lot no.: 66Country: BAHAMAS
1883 (FE.9.) cover addressed to USA bearing 4d dull rose 'chalon head' adhesive tied by 'B' duplex with s/r BAHAMAS cds on reverse side and NEW YORK-PAID ALL D arrival.
Estimate: £265

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7475
Lot no.: 67Country: BAHAMAS
1890 4d mauve in fine mint condition showing the major variety MALFORMED E from Row 6/6. SG 54a.
Estimate: £150

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9315
Lot no.: 68Country: BAHAMAS
1892 2 1/2d blue on white postal stationery envelope (type b) addressed to UK (some light toning) bearing two examples of the 2 1/2d adhesive tied by NASSAU/NEW PROVINCE cds's dated MR.10.94. H&G 5.
Estimate: £75

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5210
Lot no.: 69Country: BAHAMAS
1894 2d ultramarine on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to USA bearing additional 2 1/2d adhesive pair tied by 'A 05' duplex strike with scarce red REGISTERED/ NASSAU strike at lower left dated AU.31.97. H&G 1.
Estimate: £85

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6949
Lot no.: 70Country: BAHAMAS
1901 1d red on thick cream wove paper postal stationery envelope addressed to USA bearing an additional eight examples of the Edw VII 1/2d green (SG 71) adhesives tied by numerous NASSAU/ BAHAMAS cds's. A scarce piece of stationery so used with a early use of this 1/2d making up a 5d rate in the same month as the stamp was issued. H&G 6.
Estimate: £150

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4210
Lot no.: 71Country: BAHAMAS
1912 2d red-orange on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to USA cancelled by scarce d/r LONG CAY/BAHAMAS cds dated 19.FEB.26. (Proud type D3). H&G 3a.
Estimate: £150

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15224
Lot no.: 72Country: BAHAMAS
1915 (AUG.18.) cover addressed to France (scarce) bearing 1d adhesive tied NASSAU/BAHAMAS with scarce black boxed HAVE YOU BEEN TO/NASSAU, BAHAMAS/IF NOT, WHY NOT cachet applied. Proud type HS2. Only known used over a six month period.
Estimate: £115

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10337
Lot no.: 73Country: BAHAMAS
1917 1d grey-black and deep carmine 'Red Cross' overprinted stamp issued to fund the Red Cross Society in superb fresh mint condition showing the '1d' value and 'ONE PENNY' plate clearly DOUBLED. Complete with a BPA certificate stating 'Showing Transient Decoupage Doubling at Foot' with a footnote 'A fortuitous variant'. A very unusual item to which the BPA seem to agree but cannot issue a full certificate stating it to be a uncertifiable variety. SG 90.
Estimate: £650

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11067
Lot no.: 74Country: BAHAMAS
1918 (JL.11.) cover (Galbraith) addressed to Bahamas bearing Canadian 2c brown 'ITC' adhesive (fault) tied by barred oval strike with TORONTO/CANADA cds below and with Bahamas 5d 'Special Delivery' adhesive (SG S3) alongside cancelled NASSAU/BAHAMAS dated 6 days later.
Estimate: £85

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15146
Lot no.: 75Country: BAHAMAS
1918 inward cover addressed to Dr Walter Hess at Nassau bearing Canadian 3c brown tied in combination with Bahamas 5d 'staircase' adhesive overprinted SPECIAL/DELIVERY (SG S3) tied by MONTREAL cds and with NASSAU/BAHAMAS arrival b/s dated 22.APR.18. These stamps being used by special agreement with the Canadian Postal Services. The cover is complete with an original invoice from Earl P.L. Apfelbaum (philatelists) to a collector in 1940 and charged at $2 !
Estimate: £125

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15225
Lot no.: 76Country: BAHAMAS
1921 (NOV.10.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d adhesive tied THE BIGHT/BAHAMAS. Proud type D3.
Estimate: £85

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8133
Lot no.: 77Country: BAHAMAS
1924 (JUL.7.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing 1d and 4d adhesives tied by single ringed GREEN TURTLE CAY/BAHAMAS cds. (Proud type D3).
Estimate: £75

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8134
Lot no.: 78Country: BAHAMAS
1924 (MAR.10.) registered (Montgomery) cover addressed to USA bearing 3d 'Peace' adhesive tied by light NICHOLLS TOWN/BAHAMAS cds with stronger strike alongside. A scarcer village use.
Estimate: £85

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9317
Lot no.: 79Country: BAHAMAS
1927 (JUN.6) cover to USA bearing 1d (SG 111) tied by d/r GRAND BAHAMA cds (Proud type D2) with similar strike alongside. A difficult strike.
Estimate: £85

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15226
Lot no.: 80Country: BAHAMAS
1927 (JU.24.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d adhesive tied by RAGGED ISLAND/BAHAMAS cds. Proud type D3.
Estimate: £165

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15227
Lot no.: 81Country: BAHAMAS
1933 (MAR.21.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d adhesive tied by SAN SALVADOR/BAHAMAS cds. Proud type D4. This temporary rubber strike had a very short life of just two years.
Estimate: £150

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15228
Lot no.: 82Country: BAHAMAS
1940 (circa) undated postcard use to USA depicting 'George Street-Nassau' and bearing 2d grey adhesive tied by S.S.EVANGELINE/MAILED AT SEA maritime handstamp.
Estimate: £45

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15229
Lot no.: 83Country: BAHAMAS
1942 (NOV.14.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d grey strip of three tied by NASSAU/IDEAL TOURIST RESORT slogan strike with rare 'Red, Blue and White' KING GEORGES FIND FOR SAILORS/BAHAMAS BRANCH patriotic label applied. Black on white EXAMINED BY/4183 censor label applied on arrival.
Estimate: £285

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9321
Lot no.: 84Country: BAHRAIN
1934 (OC.12.) use of illustrated 'Imperial Airways-Qantas Airways' first flight cover addressed to Australia bearing 1d (x2), 1a3p (x2), 2a and 3a adhesives tied by BAHRAIN cds's. BY AIR h/s below and with BRISBANE arrival b/s.
Estimate: £225

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9950
Lot no.: 85Country: BAHRAIN
1934 1a Brown on deep wove paper postal stationery envelope ovpt'd BAHRAIN in black addressed to Germany & bearing additional 3p, 1/2a, 9p & 1a adhesives tied by BAHRAIN AIR/PERSIAN GULF cds's dated 13.AUG.38. Very rare item. H&G 1a.
Estimate: £600

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4219
Lot no.: 86Country: BAHRAIN
1939-41 1 1/2 annas deep purple on the yellowish-cream 'war time - shortage paper' postal stationery envelope (size f) of India (H&G 18) overprinted BAHRAIN in fine unused condition. An exceedingly rare piece of 'KGVI' Bahrain stationery unlisted by H&G. Rarely seen or offered.
Estimate: £350

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7881
Lot no.: 87Country: BAHRAIN
1943 (JAN.5.) registered cover addressed to the Indian Infantry Bridgade 'Paiforce' bearing 2r adhesive (SG 33) tied by d/r BAHRAIN cds with blue on cream blank type 'R 55' registered label below handstamped BAHRAIN and with scarce violet boxed PASSED BY CENSOR/BAHRAIN strike on reverse. INDIAN SECTION BASE OFFICE No.7 arrival b/s.
Estimate: £265

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15149
Lot no.: 88Country: BAHRAIN
1957 (AU.1.) illustrated first day cover of the overprinted 'Jubilee Jamboree' trio on unaddressed envelope tied by BAHRAIN cds with error of dating showing 'AU' inverted and no year slug and then additionally struck below by scarce (Don type 30) rubber MANAMA cancel again but has inserted the year 1956 instead of 1957. A very scarce and unusual item.
Estimate: £120

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15150
Lot no.: 89Country: BAHRAIN
1957 (NOV.7.) cover addressed locally bearing local 1/2a and 1a adhesives tied by scarce violet rubber MANAMA cds (Donaldson type 31).
Estimate: £80

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6616
Lot no.: 90Country: BAHRAIN
1959 (OC.18.) airmail envelope addressed to UK bearing 20np/3d 'value only' adhesive tied by MUHARRAQ (1) BAHRAIN cds with code '1' in dating. Marked 'Forces Air Mail' and with additional cds on reverse and DOWNHAM MARKET arrival. A very rare use of this 'value only' adhesive at Muharraq.
Estimate: £250

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11742
Lot no.: 91Country: BARBADOS
1853 incoming stampless cover from UK addressed to Bridgetown rated '1/-' in manuscript with LEOHMOREHEATH double arc strike in blue with WATFORD transit and red PAID strike. On arrival the cover was struck by double arc BARBADOS cds dated MR.03.1853 struck in red ink. Cancels in red ink are rare as this was only applied for a few months of this year. Ex Basil Benwell.
Estimate: £265

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14113
Lot no.: 92Country: BARBADOS
1856 (OC.21.) entire addressed to Trinidad bearing a nice four margined 1d pale blue (SG 9) imperforate adhesive tied by '1' duplex. Rated '4' in manuscript and with double arc BARBADOS cancel on reverse. This strike having only been placed at the Bridgetown Post Office the day prior to this sailing. A nice inter-island mailing to Trinidad.
Estimate: £300

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15244
Lot no.: 93Country: BARBADOS
1869 (SP.16.) cover addressed to St.Peters in Barbados from the UK bearing 1/- (plate 4) adhesive tied by '569' duplex with NEWPORT/ISLE OF WIGHT cds alongside. The cover is marked 'Per R.N.Mail-17th Sept Via Southampton' and has BARBADOS 'thimble' arrival b/s dated OC.6.69. There is some damage to the reverse flap and the reverse left side has some worm damage. Clean from the front however and a nice piece of early mail to a Barbadian Parish address.
Estimate: £60

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15172
Lot no.: 94Country: BARBADOS
1882 1d pink on cream postal stationery envelope (size a) addressed to UK bearing a fine 1d strip of three tied by BARBADOS cds dated DE.24.88. H&G 1.
Estimate: £85

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15151
Lot no.: 95Country: BARBADOS
1892 1/2d violet surcharge on 1d pink on cream postal stationery envelope addressed to UK bearing additional 1d pair tied by open boot heel strikes with BARBADOS cds alongside dated JA.14.93. H&G 2a.
Estimate: £80

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15152
Lot no.: 96Country: BARBADOS
1894 inward 'Privately Printed' GB 'QV' embossed 1d pink and 10d brown stamp envelope used from Derby and addressed to the Trafalgar Works in Bridgetown with BARBADOS JY.30.98 arrival backstamp. A scarce use of this combination envelope.
Estimate: £150

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15613
Lot no.: 97Country: BARBADOS
1910 (MA.1.) use of picture postcard addressed to UK depicting 'Codrington College, Barbados' bearing GB 1d adhesive tied BARBADOS/GPO and with blue oval R.M.S.P./ORUBA maritime h/s below. A scarce use of this GB adhesive at Barbados.
Estimate: £60

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6283
Lot no.: 98Country: BARBADOS
1918 inward stampless cover marked 'O.A.S.' and written in violet soldiers pencil from a 'Pte P Searle, Company A Battalion 1/15' of a West Indies regiment addressed to Belle Ville in Barbaos and struck on the front by boxed crowned PASSED/BY/CENSOR/No./1347 censor mark. Signed at lower left corner. A rare use by a Barbadian soldier in the First World War. Few odd worm holes but with BARBADOS/GPO arrival b/s dated 20.JL.18.
Estimate: £265

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11075
Lot no.: 99Country: BARBADOS
1920 (NO.2.) stampless cover addressed to the postmaster at Hartford (ex reverse flap) marked 'O.S' in manuscript and cancelled by scarce BARBADOS/OFFICIAL PAID cds with manuscript 'A.R.' annotated at left (Avis Reception).
Estimate: £80

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15154
Lot no.: 100Country: BARBADOS
1935 (MAY.15.) inward underpaid cover from Canada bearing 'Silver Jubilee' 1c pair tied MONTREAL. Violet circular 'T/10/CENTIMES' tax mark applied with Barbados 1/2d green 'Postage Due' added (SG D1) and tied by BARBADOS d/r cds. The cover is aged but a scarce use of this single 1/2d due on cover.
Estimate: £185

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