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Empire Stamp Auctions

Postal auction closing: October 18th 2019

                                                                                  

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16098
Lot no.: 1Country: ADEN
1884 use of seamans letter addressed to UK endorsed at the top edge 'From G.F.Simmonds of the 'B1C' (Boy 1st Class) HMS Ranger, Aden' bearing GB 'QV' 1d lilac tied by somewhat smudged 'F.B.' (Foreign Branch) barred strike. Small part of reverse flap missing from rough opening and with red hooded LONDON arrival b/s. The cover is signed on the front by the Commanding Officer. A scarce seamans cover.
Estimate: £350

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17248
Lot no.: 2Country: ADEN
1891 use of Indian 1/4a brown 'East India' postal stationery postcard addressed to Germany bearing 2 1/2 annas black surcharge on 4 1/2a yellow green adhesive tied by squared circle ADEN cancel with LIGNE IV/PAQ.FR.No.7 maritime strike at left. A scarce stamp uprating this early stationery in Aden.
Estimate: £150

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17967
Lot no.: 3Country: ADEN
1895 1/2a green on white laid paper ON HER MAJESTY'S SERVICE - 'On.H.M.S.' postal stationery envelope addressed to the Steamer Point and tied by ADEN CAMP cds dated 9.SE.98. A rare use of this OHMS stationery envelope of India at Aden. H&G 1.
Estimate: £150

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7266
Lot no.: 4Country: ADEN
1925 (MAR.25.) long commercial pre-printed envelope addressed to Bombay (two stain marks at left corners) bearing Indian 2a6p ultramarine adhesive pair tied by ADEN CAMP cds with ADEN/DELY b/s and struck by scarce PER EXTRA STEAMER/MAR 4 1925 boxed strike on reverse.
Estimate: £200

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7857
Lot no.: 5Country: ADEN
1937 1a deep brown on ivory thick laid paper postal stationery envelope registered to Palestine bearing additional 14a adhesive (x2) tied ADEN/REG. CAIRO transit b/s and HAIFA arrival. A scarce registered use of this stationery envelope. H&G 2.
Estimate: £120

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12537
Lot no.: 6Country: ADEN
1937 1a deep brown on coarse thick white paper postal stationery envelope (type a/145x88mm) addressed to UK (small faults on reverse from mount marks) bearing additional 1/2a,1 1/2a, and 3a (x2)adhesives tied by ADEN cds dated 10.SEP.44 and with blue boxed RAF/CENSOR/38 h/s at lower left. A rare censored use of this elusive envelope. H&G 1.
Estimate: £120

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11850
Lot no.: 7Country: ADEN
1937 (JA.9.) long 'On His Majesty's Service' (S.E.6.) cover addressed to Egypt bearing Indian 2a6p orange adhesive overprinted SERVICE and cancelled by ADEN cds. Violet 'Head Clerk/M.M. Department Aden' h/s at lower left. CAIRO arrival b/s. A scarce official use of this Service adhesive in Aden.
Estimate: £125

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18001
Lot no.: 8Country: ADEN
1937 3a dark blue on white postal stationery envelope (size H) addressed to Hungary (scarce) bearing additional 2a,8a and 2r adhesives tied by ADEN/REG cds's dated 1.SEP.50. The cover is somewhat aged but with various green VAMKEZELT custom forms. H&G 1a.
Estimate: £120

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18002
Lot no.: 9Country: ADEN
1952 '30 CENTS' on 3a dark blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H) addressed to UK bearing additional 5c/1a and 20c/3as adhesives each tied by ADEN cds's dated 16.JAN.52. A scarce piece of used stationery and with early use. H&G 2a.
Estimate: £135

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15726
Lot no.: 10Country: ADEN
1971 (JA.28.) long commercial airmail cover addressed to UK bearing Federation Of South Africa 20f green and 50f red adhesives each handstamped by rare REPUBLIC DEMOCRATIC/REPUBLIC OF YEMEN rubber handstamps in black cancelled CRATER/ADEN. Very scarce local handstamp.
Estimate: £120

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13093
Lot no.: 11Country: AITUTAKI
1934 (AP.18.) cover addressed to Switzerland bearing 3d yellow brown adhesive of New Zealand overprinted AITUTAKI in blue (SG 5) and cancelled by AITUTAKI/NZ cds. GLATTBRUGG arrival b/s.
Estimate: £180

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11594
Lot no.: 12Country: AITUTAKI
1937 (2.AP.) long registered O.H.M.S. envelope to Cook Islands cancelled by s/r AITUTAKI/NZ and struck by violet OFFICIAL/AITUTAKI/PAID handstamp.
Estimate: £85

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11608
Lot no.: 13Country: AITUTAKI
1936 (NO.21.) long stampless OHMS envelope addressed to Cook Islands cancelled by ATIU/NZ cds. A very rare official use from Atiu.
Estimate: £150

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11609
Lot no.: 14Country: AITUTAKI
1937 (MY.22.) long stampless OHMS envelope addressed to the Cook Islands cancelled by AITUTAKI/NZ cds and struck by scarce violet OFFICIAL/AITUTAKI/PAID handstamp.
Estimate: £85

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11450
Lot no.: 15Country: AITUTAKI
1940 (circa) cover addressed to USA (some light crumpling) bearing 3d on 1 1/2d surcharge (SG 130) of Cook Islands tied by light AITUTAKI/NZ cds and with scarce black on white P.C.90/OPENED BY EXAMINER/ D.D.A./197 label at left. This label only being used at Aitutaki. Censor covers are rare.
Estimate: £250

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16536
Lot no.: 16Country: ANGUILLA
1929 (SEP.22.) inward first flight cover from USA cacheted with magenta boxed FIRST FLIGHT/ SAN JUAN-PARAMARIBO with ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA and ST.KITTS transit b/s's and neat ANGUILLA/VALLEY arrival cds dated 4.OC.29. The cover was then re-directed back to sender with St.Kitts 1 1/2d adhesive being added and tied ANGUILLA/VALLETY OC.8.29. A rare stage to this flight and showing small green on cream (aircraft) label on reverse.
Estimate: £350

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7334
Lot no.: 17Country: ANGUILLA
1967 5c blue on light blue postal stationery aerogramme sheet in fine unused condition overprinted INDEPENDENT/ANGUILLA in red with IMPERIAL/AIR MAIL watermark. A scarce item. H&G FG1.
Estimate: £150

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15057
Lot no.: 18Country: 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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13128
Lot no.: 19Country: ANGUILLA
1967 15c pale green on light blue postal stationery aerogramme sheet in fine unused condition overprinted INDEPENDENT/ANGUILLA in red with IMPERIAL/AIR MAIL watermark. Of the 100 originally printed only 5 examples are recorded known mint. Exceedingly rare and must be the scarcest of all QEII stationery. H&G FG2.
Estimate: £850

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16763
Lot no.: 20Country: 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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18376
Lot no.: 21Country: ANGUILLA
1967 long 'Valley Air Service/Anguilla/Air Taxi & Charter' cover (fold at left) addressed to St Marten bearing the 1c,3c,4c and 15c 'Independence Anguilla' adhesives (SG 2,4,5+9). Due to the political status St.Kitts would not recognise the Independence of Anguilla and hence the 'Valley Air Service' could no longer operate taking mails to Basseterre for onward transmissions. This cover was taken by the Dutch Air Liner to St.Marten and as such the stamps had to remain uncancelled. These stamps are very scarce on cover but very few examples of this 'pirate' mail service to the Dutch West Indies are known.
Estimate: £450

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18375
Lot no.: 22Country: ANGUILLA
1967 (NO.25.) cover addressed to UK bearing 1c,4c,10c (x2) and 15c 'Independent Anguilla' cds cancelled ANGUILLA/VALLEY.
Estimate: £350

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18374
Lot no.: 23Country: ANGUILLA
1967 (NOV.27.) use of long airmail envelope addressed to UK bearing the 10c and 15c 'Independent Anguilla' adhesives (SG 8+9) tied by ANGUILLA/VALLEY cds.
Estimate: £300

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18373
Lot no.: 24Country: ANGUILLA
1967 (NO.11.) 'Government Of Anguilla' long airmail envelope addressed to Australia (very scarce destination) bearing the 15c and 25c strip of three 'Independent Anguilla' adhesives (SG 9+11) tied by ANGUILLA/VALLEY cds's.
Estimate: £750

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18372
Lot no.: 25Country: ANGUILLA
1967 (DEC.30.) long stampless cover addressed to UK cancelled by ANGUILLA/VALLEY cds and with the temporary violet boxed VALLEY POSTAGE/W.I./ANGUILLA handstamp applied due to the shortage of postage stamps with '13 cents' inserted in manuscript.
Estimate: £350

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9286
Lot no.: 26Country: ANGUILLA
1969 'Expiration Of Interim Agreement on Status' series of 15 values complete to the $5 each overprinted INDEPENDENCE/JANUARY 1969 on official pre-printed unaddressed first day cover. These stamps were issued during the conflict of Independence and at that time the country was outside the British Commonwealth. Due to this fact these stamps were not listed by SG until very recently when the set to the 40c was listed (SG52a-52j).The top values were unlisted by SG as they served no postal purpose. The stamps cancelled ANGUILLA/FIRST DAY OF ISSUE prior to the release day on January 17th. An interesting period of Anguilla's postal history.
Estimate: £75

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16100
Lot no.: 27Country: ANTIGUA
1862 6d (SG type 1) 'Perkins Bacon' PLATE PROOF printed in black on thick card in a fine block of four with DEFACED HEAD with white cross.
Estimate: £400

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16151
Lot no.: 28Country: ANTIGUA
1884-87 1d carmine-red in a fine bottom left mint block of 48 (6x8) of the 'Crown CA' perf 14 issue. Some minor perf separation and some light red colour from sheet below on gum. A scarce and attractive multiple. SG 25.
Estimate: £120

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6940
Lot no.: 29Country: ANTIGUA
1907 (AP.20.) registered cover addressed to Germany on a heavy brown fibre envelope with the name and address pasted on front. The cover bears the Leeward Island 4d and 6d 'Sexagenary' stamps (SG 12 and 13) each tied by ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA B.W.I. cds's. Oval 'R' at left. DRESDEN arrival b/s. Not the most attractive of covers but most certainly a very rare use of these two higher values on cover from Antigua.
Estimate: £565

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14080
Lot no.: 30Country: ANTIGUA
1924 3d ultramarine on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H2) in fine unused condition. H&G 3a.
Estimate: £50

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12303
Lot no.: 31Country: ANTIGUA
1929 (SP.22.) first flight cover to British Guiana bearing Leeward Island 1/2d, 4d and 1/- adhesives tied ST.JOHN'S/ANTIGUA and with FOREIGN SECTION/BRITISH GUINEA arrival b/s. Scarce with only 50 covers flown.
Estimate: £150

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11861
Lot no.: 32Country: ANTIGUA
1930 (DE.13.) VIA PAA LINE first flight envelope addressed to Jamaica bearing 1 1/2d, 2d (x2), 6d and 1/- adhesives tied by ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds. Only 36 covers were flown. Scarce.
Estimate: £120

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6493
Lot no.: 33Country: ANTIGUA
1931 (DE.9.) first flight cover addressed to San Pedro in the Dominica Republic bearing 1/2d (x2) 6d and 1/- adhesives tied ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA with violet oval POST OFFICE/ANTIGUA h/s at lower left with 'First Flight' applied in manuscript.
Estimate: £65

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11804
Lot no.: 34Country: ANTIGUA
1931 (AU.20.) first flight cover addressed to Cuba bearing 1/2d, 1 1/2d, 2 1/2d and 6d with Leeward Island 5d 'key plate' issue by ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds and cacheted at left by large black FROM ANTIGUA/SPECIAL FLIGHT DO-X/PAN AMERICAN AIRWAYS/COOPERATING AS SPECIAL AGENTS h/s. A scarce DO-X flight.
Estimate: £150

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14083
Lot no.: 35Country: ANTIGUA
1933 (JU.22.) local miniature (self addressed) 'return' cover addressed to 'The Library' bearing 1d adhesive tied by scarce s/r FALMOUTH/ANTIGUA cds.
Estimate: £180

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14084
Lot no.: 36Country: ANTIGUA
1933 (JU.21.) local miniature (self addressed) 'return' cover addressed to 'The Library' bearing 2 1/2d adhesive tied by scarce s/r JOHNSONS POINT/ANTIGUA cds.
Estimate: £175

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15123
Lot no.: 37Country: 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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6579
Lot no.: 38Country: ANTIGUA
1942 (MY.6.) long cover addressed to USA bearing Leeward Islands 2/- 'key plate' adhesive tied ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA and with black on white P.C.90/OPENED BY EXAMINER/ B/112 censor label at right edge. (Miller type 4).
Estimate: £65

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14827
Lot no.: 39Country: ANTIGUA
1942 (AU.3.) long commercial cover addressed to USA bearing 1 1/2d and 1/- Leeward Island 'key plate' adhesives tied by ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds with scarce black on white 'British' type P.C.90/OPENED BY/EXAMINER 4113 censor label at left with 'B 12' inserted in manuscript. This should have been 'B 112'. Identified by Little as having been used in Antigua. Little type L4.
Estimate: £50

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17966
Lot no.: 40Country: ASCENSION
A fine engraving (approx 8"x4") in black on cream paper of 'Dampiers Drip Spring Water' Source' on Ascension Island. William Dampier (explorer) was abonded his ship (The Roebuck) in Clarence Bay on Ascension Island in 1701. He gave his name to the 'Dampier Drip' having found clear water on Ascension in the Breakneck Valley.
Estimate: £35

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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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12221
Lot no.: 43Country: ASCENSION
1916 (OC.19.) 'Ewens' cover addressed to UK bearing 'GB' 5d brown tied by superb ASCENSION s/r cds with blue straight lined CENSORED handstamp at left initialled in red manuscript above. A scarce franking. SG Z46.
Estimate: £485

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12222
Lot no.: 44Country: ASCENSION
1916 (OC.19.) 'Ewens' cover addressed to UK bearing 'GB' 6d purple tied by superb ASCENSION s/r cds with blue straight lined CENSORED handstamp at left initialled in red manuscript above. A scarce franking. SG Z47.
Estimate: £300

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17143
Lot no.: 45Country: ASCENSION
1916 (OC.19.) cover addressed to UK bearing GB 8d black on yellow adhesive tied by very fine ASCENSION cds (SG Z47b) with blue CENSORED handstamp at left with red crayon initials. An exceedingly rare stamp and a choice item on this censored cover.
Estimate: £1250

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17989
Lot no.: 46Country: ASCENSION
1943 (NOV.20.) use of USA 6c orange postal stationery envelope addressed to America cancelled by U.S.ARMY POSTAL SERVICE/APO 877 cds used by US troops stationed on Ascension. Black boxed PASSED BY/US 13015/ARMY EXAMINER strike at lower left.
Estimate: £85

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13592
Lot no.: 47Country: ASCENSION
1940 (JA.29.) use of long envelope registered to South Africa bearing two 1/2d blocks of four on the front with one being a 'Thomas De La Rue' imprint and a further two marginal blocks of four on the reverse side with one block showing the RIGHT FRAME DOUBLED variety on Row 2/2. (BK 1a) cancelled by oval REGISTERED/ASCENSION cancels. The front of the envelope is struck by scarce black two lined PASSED/BY CENSOR h/s (WASC type 2) which was in use for just 4 months.
Estimate: £285

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7347
Lot no.: 48Country: ASCENSION
1946 (OC.21) use of red on cream FORMULA reg'd envelope (235x105mm) addressed to UK & bearing strips of three of the 'Victory' 2d & 4d adhesvies (SG 48+49) tied by ASCENSION cds's. A genuine use of this rare piece of stationery on the first day of issue of these Victory stamps.
Estimate: £450

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14099
Lot no.: 49Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1870 (JU.6.) long cover addressed to UK bearing 6d violet and 1/- crimson lake adhesive pair tied by SYDNEY cds with 'H' coding. Some edge creasing but a rare early 2/6d rate cover to UK.
Estimate: £120

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10323
Lot no.: 50Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1892 (circa) 6d rose on cream official ON HER MAJESTYS SERVICE/REGISTERED LETTER envelope with pre-printed 'Department Of Public Instruction/Sydney' address from the 'Public Schools Savings Bank' in unused condition (vertical central fold) handstamped SPECIMEN in black. A scarce privately printed OHMS envelope.
Estimate: £80

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18213
Lot no.: 51Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1894 6d Violet red on cream TELEGRAM form in unused condition. Heavy central fold & some minor faults (fragile) but a scarce piece of stationery. H&G 1.
Estimate: £175

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18218
Lot no.: 52Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1895 6d violet red on cream NEW SOUTH WALES POST AND TELEGRAPH COLONIAL AND INTERNATIONAL LINES telegram form in fine unused condition handstamped SPECIMEN in black. Scarce thus. SG 1.
Estimate: £185

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14654
Lot no.: 53Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1894 6d violet red on cream NEW SOUTH WALES POST AND TELEGRAPHS form in fine unused conditon handstamped SPECIMEN in black. Very scarce. H&G 1.
Estimate: £175

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18005
Lot no.: 54Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1895 1/- black on cream NEW SOUTH WALES POST AND TELEGRAPH COLONIAL AND INTERNATIONAL LINES telegram form in fine unused condition handstamped SPECIMEN in red. Scarce thus. SG 2.
Estimate: £225

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15171
Lot no.: 55Country: 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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17894
Lot no.: 56Country: AUSTRALIA - (Tasmania)
1855 REPRINT of the 4d 'Van Dsiemen Island' adhesive (SG type 3) printed in pale blue on thick stout card in a fine horizontal strip of five. This being printed prior to 1889 as they do not carry the overprint 'Reprint'. A fine and attractive multiple.
Estimate: £150

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17895
Lot no.: 57Country: AUSTRALIA - (Tasmania)
1879 REPRINT of the 5/- 'Postal Fiscal' issue (SG type F3) printed in the issued colour of brown in a fine block of four on stout ungummed card.
Estimate: £120

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17896
Lot no.: 58Country: AUSTRALIA - (Tasmania)
1879 REPRINT of the 10/- 'Postal Fiscal' issue (SG type F4) printed in the issued colour of orange in a fine block of four on stout ungummed card.
Estimate: £120

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4181
Lot no.: 59Country: AUSTRALIA - (Tasmania)
1900 stampless use of long OHMS cover addressed to UK struck by violet crested COLONY OF TASMANIA h/s with red hooded LONDON/POSTAGE/PAID strike at right dated 2.MY.00 and with DUNFERMLINE arrival b/s.
Estimate: £50

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16352
Lot no.: 60Country: AUSTRALIA - (Western Australia)
1861 6d IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL printed in the issued colour of purple-brown in a top marginal example on un-watermarked paper.
Estimate: £200

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16353
Lot no.: 61Country: AUSTRALIA - (Western Australia)
1864 1/- IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL printed in the issued colour of bright green on gummed watermarked 'Crown CC' paper.
Estimate: £200

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17993
Lot no.: 62Country: AUSTRALIA - (Western Australia)
1888 (MR.2.) cover addressed to UK bearing 6d violet 'swan' adhesive (SG 57) tied by the scarce 'GT' barred letter handstamp with 'proving' GERALDTON/WA cds below. A scarce early cover.
Estimate: £800

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15874
Lot no.: 63Country: AUSTRALIA - (Western Australia)
1898 (JA.1.) cover addressed to Melbourne bearing a fine pair of the 1d lilac 'Internal Revenue' swan adhesives (SG F11) tied by circular barred 'A' strike with ALBANY/WESTERN AUSTRALIA cds alongside. A scarce use of these fiscal stamps as postage.
Estimate: £165

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7852
Lot no.: 64Country: AUSTRALIA - (Western Australia)
1902 3d brown on cream registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Germany with angular flap with first cut being 37mm and with squared bottom flap bearing 2 1/2d blue 'swan' adhesives (x3) tied REGISTERED/PERTH W.A. cds's. A rare used example of this stationery. H&G 1a.
Estimate: £375

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18072
Lot no.: 65Country: AUSTRALIA - (Western Australia)
1904 (JA.15.) cover addressed to Tasmania bearing 1d 'swan' adhesive (x2) cancelled by barred duplex with KARRIDALE/W.A. cds alongside. Tattersdall label on front. Scarce strike.
Estimate: £90

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18073
Lot no.: 66Country: AUSTRALIA - (Western Australia)
1905 (AU.14.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d 'swan' pair tied by the very rare EUCLA/WESTERN AUSTRALIA cds's. POWLERS BAY and ADELAIDE transit b/s's and SEATTLE arrival cds.
Estimate: £275

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18006
Lot no.: 67Country: AUSTRALIA
1916 (circa) 1d red (H&G type 41) PRIVATELY PRINTED postal stationery envelope for 'The Mt. Lyell Mining & Railway Co.) addressed to UK (size H2) with vertical old at left and cancelled by MELBOURNE/VICTORIA roller strike dated 16.DE.25. A scarce piece of privately printed stationery.
Estimate: £120

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14660
Lot no.: 68Country: AUSTRALIA
1918 1d carmine (head) issue on bluish paper postal stationery envelope (230x105mm) pre-printed ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE for use by the 'Education Department of Melbourne'. The cover is addressed locally and the pre-printed stamp is engraved with 'OS' for official use and cancelled by weak MELBOURNE cds. A rare envelope not recorded by Brusden White.
Estimate: £150

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4190
Lot no.: 69Country: AUSTRALIA
1919 (AU.13.) long manila cover addressed locally to Melbourne bearing 2d grey 'roo' and 1/2d emerald 'head' adhesive tied by MELBOURNE/VIC cds.
Estimate: £85

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4192
Lot no.: 70Country: AUSTRALIA
1923 THREE HALFPENCE on 2d red on cream O.H.M.S. envelope officially pre-printed for use by 'Education Department, Melbourne' and with 'P.2.-8480' imprint addressed locally and cancelled by WILLIAMS TOWN/VIC cds dated in 1924. A scarce envelope. BW type EO14.
Estimate: £150

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8317
Lot no.: 71Country: AUSTRALIA
1923 (JUL.7.) use of black on cream 'Commonwealth Of Australia/Elizabeth St., Melbourne' MONEY ORDER receipt cancelled by violet oval ELIZABETH STREET cancel. Unusual and scarce.
Estimate: £75

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18004
Lot no.: 72Country: AUSTRALIA
1930 FIVE PENCE on 4 1/2d violet on buff registered postal stationery envelope (size H2) overprinted in black 'THE PRICE OF THIS ENVELOPE/IS 6d/(3d) REGISTRATION/(2d) POSTAGE/(1d) ENVELOPE addressed to UK and cancelled by EXCHANGE/NSW cds dated 11.FE.38. BW type RE25. H&G 29.
Estimate: £55

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4195
Lot no.: 73Country: AUSTRALIA
1930 TWO PENCE on 1 1/2d red on cream O.H.M.S. envelope officially pre-printed for use by 'Education Department, Melbourne' and with 'P.2. imprint in fine unused condition. BW type EO16.
Estimate: £250

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4112
Lot no.: 74Country: AUSTRALIA
1940 (circa) cover addressed to USA bearing 3 1/2d surcharge on 3d adhesive struck by POSTAGE PAID cds but with date and bottom of cancel excised for security. The cover struck at left by black CENSORED/WILLIAM G BODENSTEIN/1st Lt. AIR FORCE h/s with red on cream OPENED BY CENSOR label (two dots) tied by violet PASSED/BY/CENSOR/1394 h/s. The cover with violet two lined RELEASED BY AUTHORITY OF/DISTRICT POSTAL CENSOR strike at top.
Estimate: £50

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4199
Lot no.: 75Country: AUSTRALIA
1941 (circa) stampless pre-printed 'A Message To Every Australian Home' by the Prime Minister The Rt Hon. John Curtin with 'P.M.G.-P.M. 321 imprint (two vertical folds) with pre-printed boxed POSTAGE/PAID/2d at top right in black. Unusual official pre-paid envelope.
Estimate: £65

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15902
15902
Lot no.: 76Country: BAHAMAS
1847 use of outer wrapper addressed to UK (name excised with black ink) marked 'Per Ship Patrick Henry/Nassau NP 21.AUG.1847' sent via USA with scarce red FORWARDED/BY/GEO & JOHN LAURIE/NEW YORK b/s. Liverpool arrival dated 9.OCT.1847. Ex Frederick Huth correspondence carried first to New York and then onwards via the Patrick Henry. Complete with some information. A scarce early piece of US sailing Packet mail from Nassau.
Estimate: £150

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16993
Lot no.: 77Country: BAHAMAS
1859 1d (SG type 1) IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF printed in black on thick card.
Estimate: £300

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5209
Lot no.: 78Country: 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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17253
Lot no.: 79Country: BAHAMAS
1912-19 1/2d IMPERFORATE printers sample (SG type 8) in a fine block of four printed in mauve and red overprinted SPECIMEN in black and officially adhered to dark grey board cut from official day book. Fine and rare in such a multiple.
Estimate: £650

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4211
Lot no.: 80Country: BAHAMAS
1931 (MAR.2.) inward first flight cover from Cuba with NASSAU BAHAMAS arrival b/s dated MAR.4.1931 and cacheted with large blue REPUBLICA DE CUBA/ADMON.CORREOS- HABANA/SERVICIO AERO INTERNACIONAL/PREMER VUELO handstamp. Scarce.
Estimate: £45

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18385
Lot no.: 81Country: BAHAMAS
1942 (JAN.21) cover to USA bearing 4d (SG 158) tied NASSAU/BAHAMAS with violet boxed INSUFFICIENTLY/PREPAID FOR/AIR MAIL SERVICE instructional h/s at left.
Estimate: £60

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4113
Lot no.: 82Country: BAHAMAS
1944 (DEC.7) larger cover (170x137mm) addressed to Jamaica bearing 6d & 1/- adhesive tied by NASSAU BAHAMAS wavy line cancel with scarcer violet octagonal crowned PASSED/ I.G./... censor mark applied with '4276' inserted in manuscript. (Roses BH4). Rarely used.
Estimate: £80

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6652
Lot no.: 83Country: BAHAMAS
1945 (JU.11.) long commercial cover addressed to UK (folded in center) bearing 1/2d and 2d adhesives tied NASSAU/BAHAMAS and struck at left by scarce violet crowned PASSED/ I.G./. censor h/s with '6049' inserted in manuscript. Miller type CH4 but a new unrecorded number.
Estimate: £75

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18384
Lot no.: 84Country: BAHAMAS
1947 (OCT.8.) cover addressed to USA bearing 6d adhesive tied by LONG BAY CAYS/BAHAMAS cds struck in 'violet' ink. CHICAGO arrival b/s but undelivered and returned with NASSAU/COME TO slogan arrival b/s dated OCT.10.1947 and struck by black straight lined RETURN TO SENDER h/s on front.
Estimate: £50

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18383
Lot no.: 85Country: BAHAMAS
1950 cover from Jamaica to UK marked 'Forces Mail' with NASSAU/BAHAMAS slogan arrival strike on reverse dated SEP.16.50 & h/s'd on front by superb straight lined MISSENT TO BAHAMAS in black.
Estimate: £160

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18007
Lot no.: 86Country: BAHRAIN
1934 3a & 1a3p Blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope of India overprinted in black BAHRAIN. Fine unused and very scarce. H&G 1.
Estimate: £180

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4220
Lot no.: 87Country: BAHRAIN
1943 inward long cover from Saudi Arabia cancelled by KHOBAR cds's and with BAHRAIN arrival b/s and additionally struck on the front by scarce violet boxed PASSED BY CENSOR/BAHRAIN strike. A rare inward censored cover to Awali.
Estimate: £250

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10838
Lot no.: 88Country: BAHRAIN
1955-60 10r on 10/- ultramarine 'Castle' adhesive in a superb unmounted mint top left corner marginal block of four showing the scarce WEAK ENTRY on Row 1/2 from Pane A. SG 96.
Estimate: £200

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18386
Lot no.: 89Country: BAHRAIN
1958 (MR.22.) cover addressed to USA bearing US 3c adhesive tied by BAHRAIN cds with PAQUEBOT handstamp applied in black at left and STOOMVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ/MOTORSHIP/BALI/NEDER- LAND maritime handstamp.
Estimate: £50

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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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17524
Lot no.: 91Country: BARBADOS
1864 'F.A.Clairmonte & Co/Merchants/Barbadoes' imprinted outer wrapper addressed to USA marked 'Per Mail Via Halifax' and rated '4' in red manuscript bearing 6d rose-red adhesive tied by very fine open '1' boot heel cancel with s/r BARBADOS cds at left dated OC.10.64. Double arc ST.THOMAS transit b/s and struck on the front by STEAMSHIP 10 h/s in black. Fine and scarce.
Estimate: £300

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18019
Lot no.: 92Country: BARBADOS
1873 3d 'Britannia' (SG type 2) IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF block of four printed in black on ungummed cream paper.
Estimate: £300

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18020
Lot no.: 93Country: BARBADOS
1873 4d 'Britannia' (SG type 2) IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF block of four printed in black on ungummed cream paper.
Estimate: £300

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17171
Lot no.: 94Country: BARBADOS
1876 (JU.29.) entire addressed to UK from the 'Locust Hall Estate' bearing a fine example of the 1/- violet (SG 71) cancelled by open 'bootheel' duplex with BARBADOS cds alongside.
Estimate: £285

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5233
Lot no.: 95Country: BARBADOS
1898 2d blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H) with flap folding to the front addressed to Ireland bearing additional 2d 'seated hope' adhesive tied by BARBADOS/ M.O.O. (Money Order Office) cancel dated AP.12.01. A nice use. H&G 9b.
Estimate: £110

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18010
Lot no.: 96Country: BARBADOS
1913 2d blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size K) in unused condition with some light surface creasing at left. A difficult size to find. H&G 11d.
Estimate: £50

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18008
Lot no.: 97Country: BARBADOS
1924 3d blue on cream reg'd postal stationery envelope (size H) in fine unused condition. H&G 13a.
Estimate: £45

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18009
Lot no.: 98Country: BARBADOS
1924 3d Blue on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size H2) addressed to USA bearing additional 1d pair (SG 231) tied BARBADOS/R.L.O. & dated 22.DE.27. H&G 13b.
Estimate: £35

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11610
Lot no.: 99Country: BARBADOS
1930 (APR.8.) long registered first flight cover to St.Lucia bearing 2 1/2d,3d,4d and 6d adhesives tied by BARBADOS/R.L.O. cds's (slightly overall toned and with vertical fold at left). The cover is marked '1st Air Mail Flight/Barbados-St.Lucia' in manuscript and has CASTRIES arrival b/s. This is a rare flight of which only 44 covers were flown.
Estimate: £165

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9960
Lot no.: 100Country: BARBADOS
1937 (MAY.16.) cover from UK addressed to Barbados bearing Edw VIII 2 1/2d adhesive tied by wavy lined PORTSMOUTH & SOUTHSEA cds. The cover is marked at top 'By Girl Pat' and has the famous blue perforated 1937/GIRL PAT label on reverse flap. The label is cancelled by BARBADOS/GPO (All round sunshine) slogan strike on arrival. A fine and rare cover showing the use of this label prior to its arrest at Georgetown in British Guiana. (Complete with superb article relating to the mysterous voyage of this yacht by George Osborne). Very scarce cancelled in Barbados.
Estimate: £275

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