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Empire Stamp Auctions

Postal auction closing: April 20th 2018

                                                                             

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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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16098
Lot no.: 2Country: 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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11055
Lot no.: 3Country: ADEN
1894 1a blue on buff postal stationery postcard of India (H&G 11) addressed to Germany (genuine use) cancelled by ADEN CAMP cds dated 10.NO.03 (Proud type KD14) with s/r ADEN cds below of the following day and struck at lower left corner by scarce TOO LATE h/s. (Proud I7). MARIAWEILER arrival cds.
Estimate: £165

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12332
Lot no.: 4Country: ADEN
1894 (MR.22.) use of Indian TWO ANNAS AND SIX PIES surcharge on 4a6p yellow orange postal stationery envelope (H&G 5) addressed to USA and uprated with additional Indian 2a6p green adhesive tied by squared circle ADEN cancels. LONDON transit b/s.
Estimate: £85

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8039
8039
Lot no.: 5Country: ADEN
1931 (DEC.) use of 'Eastern Telegraph Company Limited' form from New York cancelled by blue double ringed ADEN cancel and complete with original TELEGRAM envelope (light stain on left edge. (2 items).
Estimate: £150

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6366
Lot no.: 6Country: ADEN
1952 50c on 6a dark blue on greyish overlay postal stationery air letter (24 1/2mm setting) addressed to USA (genuine use) and bearing additional 50c on 8a orange adhesive tied by ADEN cds dated 1.30.53. A scarce use. H&G 5.
Estimate: £75

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8839
Lot no.: 7Country: AITUTAKI
1918 (AU.13.) registered 'Wilson' cover addressed to UK bearing 1/2d and 1 1/2d slate 'head' pair issue with red overprint (SG 21-scarce) tied by AITUTAKI cds with R/41 (blank type) registered label at left struck by black AITUTAKI s/l handstamp.
Estimate: £120

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4151
Lot no.: 8Country: 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.: 9Country: 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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16399
Lot no.: 10Country: AITUTAKI
1920 1/- black and purple in fine mint condition showing the very rare DOUBLE FRAME error. Spectacular variety. SG 29.
Estimate: £350

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7332
Lot no.: 11Country: AITUTAKI
1931 (FE.6) cover to New Zealand bearing 1/2d adhesive pair (SG 30) tied by MANGAIA/NZ cds. A scarce village use in the Cook Islands.
Estimate: £85

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9091
Lot no.: 12Country: AITUTAKI
1935 (NO.13.) registered cover addressed to Switzerland bearing Cook Island 2d and 4d 'pictorial' adhesives tied by AITUTAKI/NZ cds's and with blue on cream 'R/DATESTAMP' blank type registered label at lower right similarly struck. A scarce use of Cook Island adhesives in Aitutaki.
Estimate: £120

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15086
Lot no.: 13Country: 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.: 14Country: 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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2301
2301
Lot no.: 15Country: AITUTAKI
1944 (JA.25.) cover addressed to USA bearing Cook Island 2 1/2d adhesive tied by AITUTAKI/NZ cds with black on white P.C.-90/OPENED BY EXAMINER/D.A.A./197 censor label at left. Censor covers are elusive from Aitutaki.
Estimate: £265

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12335
Lot no.: 16Country: ANGUILLA
1903 2d ultramarine on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) of St.Kitts (H&G 1) addressed to USA and bearing additional 1 1/2d adhesive in combination with Leeward Islands 1d violet 'key plate' tied by light ANGUILLA cds with ST.KITTS transit strike at left dated 25.JY.29.
Estimate: £150

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13070
Lot no.: 17Country: ANGUILLA
1930 (JA.4.) registered (Marshall) cover addressed to UK bearing 1/- black on 'emerald' paper struck by lovely central ANGUILLA/VALLEY cds.
Estimate: £75

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8755
Lot no.: 18Country: ANGUILLA
1930 (FE.24.) first flight cover addressed to Martinique bearing St.Kitts 6d and 1/- adhesives each cancelled ANGUILLA/VALLEY cds's with ST.KITTS transit strike below 3 days later. ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA and PORT OF SPAIN transit b/s's having been carried on the Nybra flight from Trinidad on the 8th. The cover was not delivered and was returned with black boxed RETOUR/A L'ENVOYEUR h/s applied. Very scarce use at Anguilla Valley.
Estimate: £300

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13069
Lot no.: 19Country: ANGUILLA
1932 (JA.15.) underpaid cover addressed to St.Lucia (Panton) bearing 1/2d green tied by ANGUILLA VALLEY cds and struck below by ST.KITTS transit cds dated 27.JA.32. On arrival the cover was struck by 'T' tax mark with St.Lucia 2d 'Postage Due' added and tied CASTRIES/ ST.LUCIA. The due being from the bottom edge and IMPERFORATE TO MARGIN and showing the WIDE FOUNT variety (SG D2a)
Estimate: £200

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16158
Lot no.: 20Country: ANGUILLA
1941 (SP.4.) cover addressed to USA bearing St.Kitts 1 1/2d orange adhesive pair tied by s/r ANGUILLA/VALLEY cds with brown censor strip at left tied on the front by rare crowned ST.KITTS/PASSED BY CENSOR 6 h/s in red. (Miller type Ch2a). ST.KITTS transit cds on front. The '6' coding is only used on Anguilla and is scarce.
Estimate: £200

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15057
Lot no.: 21Country: 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.: 22Country: ANGUILLA
1967 $2.50 'Map Of Anguilla' adhesive overprinted 'Independent/Anguilla' in black tied to airmail piece by complete ANGUILLA/VALLEY cds dated OC.13.67. Very scarce stamp. SG 15.
Estimate: £400

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16101
Lot no.: 23Country: 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 of a later pull with heavy plate wear.
Estimate: £400

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16100
Lot no.: 24Country: 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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16208
Lot no.: 25Country: ANTIGUA
1870 2d, 4d and 6d blue and dark blue STAMP DUTY adhesives with 'Crown CC' watermarks in mint condition. Barefoot and Hall 2,4 and 5.
Estimate: £30

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16209
Lot no.: 26Country: ANTIGUA
1870 2/-, 3/-, 4/- and 5/- blue and dark blue STAMP DUTY adhesives with 'Crown CC' watermarks. Difficult high values in mint condition. Barefoot and Hall 7-10.
Estimate: £125

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16210
Lot no.: 27Country: ANTIGUA
1876 10/- blue and orange STAMP DUTY issue on 'Crown CA' watermarked paper in very fine mint condition. Barefoot and Hall 15.
Estimate: £65

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4164
Lot no.: 28Country: ANTIGUA
1872 (OC.12.) outer wrapper addressed to Glasgow in UK bearing a fine pair of the 6d blue-green A fine and scarce item.
Estimate: £850

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16151
Lot no.: 29Country: ANTIGUA
1884-87 1d carmine-red in a fine bottom left mint block of 48 (6x8) of the 'Crown CA' pe3rf 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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4165
Lot no.: 30Country: ANTIGUA
1891 1/2d green on cream postal stationery wrapper of Leeward Islands (H&G 1) addressed to Scotland and cancelled by ANTIGUA cds dated MY.17.93.
Estimate: £55

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9931
Lot no.: 31Country: ANTIGUA
1898 (MY.10.) cover addressed to UK bearing 4d chestnut adhesive (SG 28) tied by s/r ANTIGUA cds and with LONDON arrival b/s.
Estimate: £180

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16177
Lot no.: 32Country: ANTIGUA
1898 (DE.7.) use of paper newspaper wrapper addressed to UK handstamped 'The General Agency/ Antigua' and bearing Leeward Islands 1/2d adhesive tied by s/r ANTIGUA cds. A nice 'Printed Paper' rate use.
Estimate: £45

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11857
Lot no.: 33Country: ANTIGUA
1924 3d ultramarine on cream registered postal stationery envelope (size G) addressed to USA and marked 'Export Department' bearing additional 1 1/2d adhesive and tied by light St.JOHN'S/ ANTUGUA cds's dated FE.13.28. H&G 3.
Estimate: £80

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6942
Lot no.: 34Country: ANTIGUA
1926 1 1/2d red on cream postal stationery envelope of the Leeward Islands (H&G 6) addressed to USA & cancelled by rather light OFFICIAL PAID/ANTIGUA cds dated AU.18.28. A rare use of this envelope.
Estimate: £125

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11859
Lot no.: 35Country: ANTIGUA
1929 (SP.26.) first flight cover addressed to Porto Rico bearing Antigua 1d, 1 1/2d and 6d adhesives tied in combination with Leeward Island 'key plate' 1/4d brown (x2) tied ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA and with violet three lined FIRST AIR MAIL/ANTIGUA TO USA/SEPTEMBER 1929 h/s struck below. 632 covers were flown.
Estimate: £85

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7318
Lot no.: 36Country: ANTIGUA
1930 (NO.10.) first flight cover addressed to Para in Brazil (leaving November 11th) bearing 1/2d, 6d and 1/- (x2) tied ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA with oval crowned POST OFFICE/ANTIGUA h/s at lower left and struck by scarce violet boxed YOU SHOULD VISIT/ANTIGUA/THE IDEAL SUNSHINE RESORT strike.
Estimate: £85

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£
7846
Lot no.: 37Country: ANTIGUA
1931 (FE.10.) registered first flight cover addressed to Venezuela bearing 1/2d,3d,6d and 1/- adhesives tied ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA with CARACAS arrival.
Estimate: £40

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13130
Lot no.: 38Country: ANTIGUA
1941 use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'St.Johns looking west' bearing 2d adhesive tied by part ST.JOHNS/ANTIGUA cds and struck by scarce two lined EXAMINED BY CENSOR/ANTIGUA handstamp in black. (Miller type S2(1).)
Estimate: £120

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2306
2306
Lot no.: 39Country: ANTIGUA
1941 use of Trinidad picture postcard addressed to USA bearing 'GV' 1d adhesive tied by ST.JOHNS/ ANTIGUA cds with crowned ANTIGUA/PASSED BY CENSOR h/s at left. A very scarce censored use of a postcard.
Estimate: £90

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13118
Lot no.: 40Country: 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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16400
Lot no.: 41Country: ASCENSION
1911 (JU.20.) use of 'GB' 1/2d yellow green strip of three (SG Z21) on small piece cancelled by ASCENSION cds's.
Estimate: £120

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16401
Lot no.: 42Country: ASCENSION
1909 (AP.9.) use of 'GB' 1d red strip of three (SG Z22) tied to piece by ASCENSION cds's.
Estimate: £50

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16402
Lot no.: 43Country: ASCENSION
1911 (AU.14.) use of 'GB' 2d green and carmine adhesive (SG Z24) tied to piece by ASCENSION cds.
Estimate: £175

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16403
Lot no.: 44Country: ASCENSION
1913 (JA.17.) use of 'GB' 2 1/2d blue adhesive (SG Z25) tied by ASCENSAION cds. Very scarce.
Estimate: £200

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16404
Lot no.: 45Country: ASCENSION
1911 (AU.20.) use of 'GB' 3d purple/yellow adhesive (SG Z26) tied to piece by ASCENSION cds. Very scarce.
Estimate: £350

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16405
Lot no.: 46Country: ASCENSION
1909 (JU.15.) use of 'GB' 1/-green and carmine adhesive (SG Z33) tied to piece by ASCENSION cds. Blunt corner at top left.
Estimate: £125

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13116
Lot no.: 47Country: 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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16406
Lot no.: 48Country: ASCENSION
1913 (JA.25.) 6d violet 'QV' registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Ireland cancelled by ASCENSION cds with black boxed POSTED OUT/OF COURSE handstamp below initialled in manuscript and with R/LONDON, F.S./No… (Foreign Section) registered label applied on arrival. This being the earliest known use of a POSTED OUT OF COURSE handstamp on Ascension mails.
Estimate: £650

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16407
Lot no.: 49Country: ASCENSION
1916 (OC.27.) cover addressed to UK bearing 'GB' 1d scarlet (SG Z40) tied ASCENSION with two lined PASSED CENSOR/ASCENSION handstamp applied and initialled in manuscript. WASC type 3.
Estimate: £365

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16408
Lot no.: 50Country: ASCENSION
1918 (FE.9.) cover addressed to UK bearing 4d grey-green (SG Z45) tied by ASCENSION cds with two lined PASSED CENSOR/ASCENSION handstamp applied. WASC type 3.
Estimate: £450

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12221
Lot no.: 51Country: 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.: 52Country: 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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16409
Lot no.: 53Country: ASCENSION
1920 (AP.9.) use of 'GB' GV 2 1/2d postal stationery envelope registered to UK bearing additional GB 3d violet pair (SG Z44) tied by ASCENSION cds's and with blank type 'R/26' registered label at left additionally struck. An exceedingly rare use of this GB stationery in Ascension.
Estimate: £850

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9938
Lot no.: 54Country: ASCENSION
1932 (FE.22.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing 5d 'badge of colony' adhesive (SG 15d) tied by oval REGISTERED/ASCENSION cancel with blue on white perforated R/ASCENSION/No. label at left numbered '9' .
Estimate: £135

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16410
Lot no.: 55Country: ASCENSION
1941 (SP.17.) cover addressed to UK from 'Staff Sgt A.Roberts of the Royal Engineers' bearing 1/- adhesive tied ASCENSION and struck on reverse side by rare OFFICER COMMANDING TROOPS h/s in violet with 'Censored By' written in manuscript above. Civilian censorship had been suspended from November 1940 until March 1942 although this did not apply to military personnel. One of only five recorded examples of this censorship.
Estimate: £650

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16211
Lot no.: 56Country: ASCENSION
1942 (MR.5.) cover addressed to St.Helena bearing 1d, 2d and 3d adhesives each tied by ASCENSION cds's and struck below by rare octagonal crowned PASSED/BY/CENSOR/ No.2428 censor mark in violet ink. (WASC type CM7). A scarce use of this military censor handstamp on civilian mail. ST.HELENA arrival cds on front.
Estimate: £385

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16238
Lot no.: 57Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1890 5d dull green 'O.S.' (SG type 47) pre-printed ON HER MAJESTY'S SERVICE envelope pre- addressed to Sydney for use by Public Schools (two vertical folds) cancelled by three ringed oval NSW cancel. A scarce official envelope.
Estimate: £50

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16237
Lot no.: 58Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1890 6d pale carmine 'O.S.' (SG type 48) pre-printed ON HER MAJESTY'S SERVICE envelope pre- addressed to Sydney for use by Public Schools (two vertical folds) cancelled by three ringed oval NSW cancel. A scarce official envelope.
Estimate: £50

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16261
Lot no.: 59Country: AUSTRALIA - (New South Wales)
1898 (SP.9.) cover addressed locally bearing 1d scarlet (SG type 62) VERTICALLY BI-SECTED to pay the local 1/2d rate and tied by MANILLA/NSW cds. A rare bisect use.
Estimate: £265

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16147
Lot no.: 60Country: AUSTRALIA - (Tasmania)
1900 2d violet of pale green 'Tasmania Letter Card' addressed to UK with illustrated view on reverse side depicting 'Entrance Island, Macquarie Harbour' cancelled by s/r LINDISFARNE/ TASMANIA cds dated SP.6.05. The card has an unfortunate vertical fold but is a scarce piece of stationery and with a long message inside. H&G 2(1).
Estimate: £185

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16398
Lot no.: 61Country: AUSTRALIA - (Tasmania)
1900 2d violet on pale blue letter card addressed to Hobart depicting 'River Derwent, New Norfolk' tied by LAUNCESTON cds dated SP.5.00. H&G 2 (6).
Estimate: £250

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16365
Lot no.: 62Country: AUSTRALIA - (Victoria)
1862 (NO.1.) entire addressed to Melbourne bearing 4d dull rose adhesive (SG type 9) tied by '2' duplex with GEELONG cds alongside.
Estimate: £65

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16352
Lot no.: 63Country: 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.: 64Country: 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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10837
Lot no.: 65Country: AUSTRALIA - (Western Australia)
1894 1/2d brown on thick white card postal stationery postcard addressed to Perth cancelled by scarce s/r NANNINE/W.A. cds dated JU.26.9. H&G 6.
Estimate: £90

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7853
Lot no.: 66Country: AUSTRALIA - (Western Australia)
1894 (AU.28.) cover addressed to UK bearing 1/2d green 'swan' adhesive tied in combination with 1d 'Revenue' pair (SG F19) which was validated for postal use by 12 barred duplex's with COOLGARDIE s/r cds at left. A rare combination use of these revenues on cover.
Estimate: £285

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9833
Lot no.: 67Country: AUSTRALIA - (Western Australia)
1902 2d yellow on cream (curved flaps) postal stationery envelope addressed locally to Kalgoorlie (some light tone spots) cancelled by s/r MURRIN MURRIN/ W.A. cds dated JU.1.05. A scarce piece of stationery . H&G 2a.
Estimate: £275

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16180
Lot no.: 68Country: AUSTRALIA
1912 (OC.12.) - (E.T.No.1) TELEGRAM/COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/POSTMASTER GENERAL DEPARTMENT VICTORIA telegram form cancelled TELEGRAPH OFFICE/BENDIGO and complete with TELEGRAM envelope similarly cancelled. (2 items).
Estimate: £40

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5197
Lot no.: 69Country: AUSTRALIA
1913 1d red on cream 'roo' postal stationery envelope addressed to UK cancelled by GRAVELLY BEACH/TASMANIA cds dated 1.JE.15. A nice use in Tasmania. H&G 1a
Estimate: £65

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16179
Lot no.: 70Country: AUSTRALIA
1916 (MY.26.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1/2d 'head' with 2d grey 'roo' (corner damage) cancelled by LAUNCESTON/TASMANIA cds with scarce violet PASSED censor h/s below.
Estimate: £85

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5199
Lot no.: 71Country: AUSTRALIA
1916 underpaid cover addressed to France bearing 1d 'head' pair tied by VICTORIA cds with violet PASSED handstamp applied below. The stamps have additional blue crayon lines through and with black sexagonal 'T/10/L' mark below. French 10c brown 'Postage Due' added on arrival and tied LEVALLOIS/SEINE and dated 15.5.16.
Estimate: £45

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5200
Lot no.: 72Country: AUSTRALIA
1917 (JUL.26.) cover addressed to USA (ex. flap) bearing 1d 'head' adhesive tied by ADELAIDE rollar bar cancellation. The cover being under paid having circular 'T/30CTS' handstamp applied at left in black and with scarce magenta oval PASSED BY/4th M.D./CENSOR handstamp applied. A scarce civil censorship handstamp.
Estimate: £85

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9834
Lot no.: 73Country: AUSTRALIA
1919 (AP.26.) stampless use of picture postcard from South Africa to UK depicting 'Standard bank, Adderley Street, Cape Town' and cancelled by CAPE TOWN/KAAPSTAD cds. Struck at top by fine violet ON ACTIVE SERVICE h/s above boxed FRANKED BY/MILITARY SECRETARY A.I.F. h/s. A nice Australian Imperial Force marking.
Estimate: £120

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8641
Lot no.: 74Country: AUSTRALIA
1925 (DE.22.) use of pre-printed crested ON HIS MAJESTYS SERVICE postcard addressed locally to Northcote bearing 1 1/2d brown 'head' adhesive PERFORATED 'OS' for official use and cancelled by MELBOURNE rollar strike. The card being pre-printed for Public Health Department usage.
Estimate: £50

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16178
Lot no.: 75Country: AUSTRALIA
1929 (JUN.4.) first flight cover addressed to Adelaide bearing 1 1/2d 'head' adhesive tied with 3d 'air' issue by PERTH/W.A. AIRMAIL SAVES TIME slogan strike with red,white and blue BY AIR MAIL label at left and with the reverse having the SHORTER BY DAYS/TO ENSURE/EARLIEST DELIVERT/PLEASE REPLY/BY AIR MAIL/TIME IS MONEY label .
Estimate: £65

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7355
Lot no.: 76Country: AUSTRALIA
1930 (FE.18.) cover addressed to UK bearing 1 1/2d red 'head' adhesive tied by BARELLAN/N.S.W. cds and struck on the front by scarce violet two lined DAMAGE BY FIRE/ON S.S.COMORIN. This strike is the scarcer unboxed variation. Part of the mails conveyed by the P & O Steamer from Australia to UK where upon March 14th a fire broke out as the vessel left harbour at Columbo in Ceylon. The fire took two days to extinguish where upon mails in 'Hold 3' were found damaged and handstamped accordingly. A fine and rare 'wreck' cover.
Estimate: £265

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16354
Lot no.: 77Country: AUSTRALIA
1935 £1 grey (die IIb) in fine mint condition handstamped SPECIMEN in black. SG 137.
Estimate: £45

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9805
Lot no.: 78Country: BAHAMAS
1803 outer wrapper addressed to 'Rev Dr Morrice' in UK rated '1/8d' in manuscript and struck by crowned oval SHIP LETTER/DOVER h/s. The interior marked as 'letter No.4' eminating from a 'D.W.Rose' at Bahamas on January 4th 1803. A rare early cover.
Estimate: £225

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15902
15902
Lot no.: 79Country: 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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16247
Lot no.: 80Country: BAHAMAS
1859 1d brown lake on medium paper (SG type 1) in fine unused condition with official pen stroke running diagonally through stamp to denote SPECIMEN purposes.
Estimate: £150

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11870
Lot no.: 81Country: BAHAMAS
1892 2 1/2d blue on white postal stationery envelope (type b) addressed to UK cancelled by fine s/r MANGROVE CAY-ANDROS ISLAND cds dated FE.25.98 (Proud type D2) with NASSAU/NEW PROVIDENCE transit b/s and KINGSTON ON THAMES arrival. A very scarce village use of this stationery. H&G 5.
Estimate: £275

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9315
Lot no.: 82Country: 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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6949
Lot no.: 83Country: 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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8132
Lot no.: 84Country: BAHAMAS
1901 1d red on thick cream woved paper postal stationery envelope registered to USA bearing additional 1d pair tied by ROCK SOUND/BAHAMAS cds dated 14.AUG.17. A scarce registered village use of this stationery. H&G 1.
Estimate: £225

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7363
Lot no.: 85Country: BAHAMAS
1909 (JU.5.) use of picture postcard addressed to South Africa depicting 'Fort Firecastle, Nassau' and bearing Edw VII 1d tied to picture side by scarce NICHOLLS TOWN/ANDROS ISLAND cds with similar strike alongside. NASSAU transit b/s and WILLOWMORE arrival. A nice card.
Estimate: £165

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15224
Lot no.: 86Country: 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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9316
Lot no.: 87Country: BAHAMAS
1917 (MAR.23.) cover addressed locally bearing 1d (SG 75) tied in combination with the 5d "Special Delivery" adhesive (SG S1) by individual NASSAU/BAHAMAS cds. A scarce stamp used on cover.
Estimate: £175

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13844
Lot no.: 88Country: BAHAMAS
1917 (AU.25.) inward cover from Canada marked in manuscript 'Special Delivery' with Canadian 'ITC' 2c brown adhesive tied MONTREAL/CANADA with Bahamas 5d 'Special Delivery' adhesive alongside (SG S2) tied by NASSAU/BAHAMAS cds.
Estimate: £225

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11067
Lot no.: 89Country: 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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7364
Lot no.: 90Country: BAHAMAS
1918 1d carmine adhesive overprinted WAR TAX in black in a very fine lightly mounted mint bottom marginal example showing the major error WATERMARK SIDEWAYS. SG 97a.
Estimate: £180

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14109
Lot no.: 91Country: BAHAMAS
1938 (JA.4.) use of picture postcard addressed to USA depicting 'Gregory Arch-Nassau' bearing 1 1/2d 'Coronation' adhesive tied by NASSAU-IDEAL TOURIST RESORT slogan strike and struck below by POSTED AT DIRTY DICKS/NASSAU handstamp. Sent from the hotel bar post box.
Estimate: £45

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11878
Lot no.: 92Country: BAHAMAS
1938 cover addressed to USA with winged monogram with FIRST PASSENGER TRIP TO ATLANTIS below. Bears perforated 75 skaloj 'Lemuria' bogus adhesive from Atlantis in green and black tied by ATLANTIS cancel with Bahamas 'GV' 2 1/2d adhesive added and tied by NASSAU/BAHAMAS cds dated 11.JAN.38.
Estimate: £125

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11877
Lot no.: 93Country: BAHAMAS
1938 local cover bearing 1/2d (SG 149) cancelled NASSAU/BAHAMAS cds cacheted at left ATLANTIS WORLDS FAIR/1941 h/s & bearing black & red on white ATLANTIS/50 Skaloj adhesive tied by ATLANTIS cds. Unusual.
Estimate: £120

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2400
2400
Lot no.: 94Country: BAHAMAS
1942 (AUG.15.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d grey and 1 1/2d violet strip of three tied NASSAU/ IDEAL TOURIST RESORT slogan strike with black on white EXAMINED BY/3905 censor strip added on arrival and bearing the scarce 'Union Jack' ENGLAND/THERE WILL ALWAYS BE AN patriotic label.
Estimate: £80

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2397
2397
Lot no.: 95Country: BAHAMAS
1943 7d orange on greyish white paper postal stationery air letter addressed to USA with genuine message cancelled by NASSAU-IDEAL TOURIST RESORT slogan strike dated SEP.9.44 and with black on cream P.C.90/OPENED BY EXAMINER/ IG/4391 censor label at top edge. (Miller type CL2). A scarce censored use of this air letter. H&G 1.
Estimate: £110

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2398
2398
Lot no.: 96Country: BAHAMAS
1943 (AUG.3.) cover addressed to Newfoundland bearing 2 1/2d adhesive tied by NASSAU BAHAMAS/ P.C.90/OPENED BY EXAMINER/ IG/4804 censor label at left and with the reverse flap having a copy of the 'British Bull Dog' THERE'LL ALWAYS/BE AN ENGLAND patriotic label. Unusual item.
Estimate: £80

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16184
Lot no.: 97Country: BAHAMAS
1946 use of picture postcard (Tel Aviv-Mordecai's Corner) addressed to Australia in pencil bearing 1 1/2d 'Victory' adhesive cancelled by large black TOWN h/s (probably eminating from Hope Town) and with boxed SHIP/POST maritime handstamp applied. Unusual item.
Estimate: £55

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16143
Lot no.: 98Country: BAHAMAS
1948 'Tercentenary Of Settlement' (SG type 26/41) MASTER DIE PROOF of the head and frame (no value) printed in black on thick cream card. Fine and very scarce.
Estimate: £385

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16142
Lot no.: 99Country: BAHAMAS
1948 'Tercentenary Of Settlement' (SG type 26/41) MASTER DIE PROOF of the head and frame (no value) printed in purple on thick cream card (87x74mm) with 'XC 4521' official serial number at top. Fine and very scarce.
Estimate: £385

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16183
Lot no.: 100Country: BAHAMAS
1949 (APR.27) registered cover addressed to USA bearing the Royal Silver Wedding pair (SG 194-5) tied NASSAU/BAHAMAS with violet s/l 'AIR MAIL' h/s & scarce violet boxed FOUND IN ORDINARY MAIL instructional strike applied.
Estimate: £80

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