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Stamp auction - 29 November 2012 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 November 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 143 - World Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
149   Used (on letter or envelope)
1904-early 1940's quite an interesting collection of censored covers/cards from a wide area incl. Finland, Switzerland P.O.W mail from England to Germany Field Post Offices from Germany at the end of WWI. 1943 Czech Govt. in Exile - Exhibition M/Sheet on cover - a little scruffy, WWII censored covers from Gibraltar & Malta. A range of British stamps opt M.E.F, range of covers & letters entitled 'The Beaver Collection' giving a sketch portrait of a prosperous family with connections in India. There are some interesting covers with a wide variety of postal usage. Worth a look. (44 covers/letters + 37 stamps) £60 to 85 £92.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
FAR & MIDDLE EAST POSTCARDS c1914-15 postcard correspondence to Gateshead from Malta, Burma, Ceylon & Singapore, most interesting Hong Kong incl. some Shanghai c.d.s use, with good views overall (10), also Japan with some stamped Egypt. (48) £45 to 55 £145.00
151    Used
Used on piece or front
BAHAMAS POSTMARKS 20th Cent. all regions Collection in stockbook. A full range of islands, towns, small villages with early cds later T.R.D's coloured types, Outer islands etc. Many scarce with several examples of some types, better include: Arthur's Town, Bannerman town, Behring Point, Marlin Head of Cat Island, Green Turtle Cay, Knowles, 1953 red Lovely Bay, 1952 Lower Deadmans Cay, 1948 Mount Thompson, Pure Gold, Pompey Bay, Roses, Simms Stanyard Creek. (100+) £150 to 200 £360.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
BOER WAR & BOXER REBELLION 1899-1902 interesting well written up on display leaves of both conflicts, group of seven reg. & censored correspondence covers to Newcastle upon Tyne c1900 German 'Feldpostexped' cover of Boxer Rebellion to Germany with a few pmks. (8 covers, 3 stamps) £80 to 100 £170.00
153   Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH AFRICA accumulation of approx 180 FDC's with strength in The Rhodesia's, noted S.Rhodesia 1953 Royal Train commem cover with Royal Train reg. cachet x2, 1953 Coronation x2, 1953 Rhodesian Cent, Rhodesia & Nyasaland 1954 set to 2/6d FDC x3, 1960 Hydro Electric FDC x3 etc. Rhodesia 1960's FDC with some duplication, others misc. covers incl. odd S.Africa, Swaziland etc. plus handful GB items (overall 200+) £60 to 80 £60.00
154   Used (on letter or envelope)
MODERN FDC's comprising British Virgin Is (39) incl. 1991 Flower defins, Falkland Is (54) incl. 1994 Marine Life, 1998 Birds, Kiribati (33) incl. 1999 Moon Landing, Norfolk Is (50) incl. 1994 Birds strip, 1999 Year of Tiger M/Sheet, Pitcairn Is (42) incl. 1995 Birds defins, 1996 Birds, Tanzania (115) incl. 1993 Butterflies M/Sheet, 1991 Aquarium Fish M/Sheet, 1994 Birds, 1991 Horses & Ponies M/Sheet etc. Useful lot with lots of colourful sets, M/Sheets & souvenir sheets, good Thematics throughout. Stamps alone Cat. £1470 as VFU. Total of 294 covers. £275 to 350 N/S
155   Used (on letter or envelope)
QEII FDC's 1970s-1980s comprising Ascension (20), BAT (4), Falklands & FID (10), Gibraltar (2), St. Helena (18), Tristan (15), clean lot with attractive Sets plus couple of banknotes incl. Falklands 1982 £1, plus couple Falklands crowns. (74) £50 to 65 N/S
156   Used (on letter or envelope)
WWI & WWII CENSORS & F.P.O's 20th Century small useful assembly of covers & pieces with well written up F.P.O's on album leaves, censor marks, Army P.O numbers, returned DECEASED covers to Teesside, 1st Norfolk Regt, named. (quantity) £50 to 60 £110.00
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