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Stamp auction - 25 July 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 25 July 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 145 - World Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
313   Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH COVERS 20th Cent. assembly of covers & FDC's, some attractive Bahamas with postmarks others B.W.I. Pacific area & British Africa, earlier, also stamps with QEII Trinidad & Tobago to $1-20 & S. Africa 1933 Voortrekker set unused pairs. (200 approx) £50 to 65 £140.00
314   Used (on letter or envelope)
WORLD ACCUMULATION OF COVERS & CARDS in a box, lots of material with both stamp & postal marking interest. Mainly post-war though earlier items noticed. Larger sections of Belgium, France, Italy & Switzerland. Items noticed include Finland 19th Cent. Post, German WWI censored. Poland 1921 semi-official flight cover. 1916 Austrian Paketkarte to Constantinople items from Guadeloupe, Ethiopia, Israel with forerunners, Germany Allied Zones. Censored & commercial mail. Worth inspection. (100's) £80 to 100 £140.00
315   Used (on letter or envelope)
WORLD COVER ACCUMULATION three cartons containing 3500 covers mainly British Commonwealth QEII & GB, some duplication but a useful assortment incl. many commem sets, Omnibus issues, thematic content etc. Good potential. (3500+) £400 to 500 £250.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
PAN AMERICAN AIRWAYS Fam 17 first flight covers to Europe onto Burma 1946-53 official mainly cacheted covers with attractive frankings from Austria, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, Iraq & Burma, flights incl. Vienna to Gander, Brussels, Ankara to New York, Gander & Karachi, Istanbul to Calcutta & Tokyo, Basra to Boston, London, Damascus, Istanbul, Rangoon to Delhi, Karachi, Basra, Beirut & Istanbul etc. (32) £60 to 75 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
AIRMAILS 1941 Pan American Airways first flight covers (17) 6th -16th Dec from San Juan/Lagos, Port of Spain/ Leopoldville, (2 virtually identical covers), Belem/Bathurst, another but unusually addressed to destination and Belem cachet in error, Bathurst/Lagos addressed to destination, Bathurst/Port of Spain, San Juan, Lagos/Belem, Natal, San Juan Leopoldville/Miami, Lagos, Natal, San Juan, various frankings from USA, Trinidad & Tobago, Brazil, Gambia, Nigeria, Belgian Congo, appropriate Airmail marks/cachets & backstamps. £80 to 100 N/S
PACIFIC ISLANDS 1909-later, attractive group incl. Tonga 1909 pictorial 1d used postcard, various Western Samoa incl. Union Islands cancels, Atafu, Fakaofo & Nukunono (renamed Tokelau Islands), 1969 Noumea s/line Navire paquebot, 1930-40 New Hebrides covers and Aus New Hebrides values, one with Port Vila, other T.P.O. Unusual. (15 covers, 6 stamps) £45 to 60 £86.00
319   Used (on letter or envelope)
QEII FDC's 1970s-80s 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
320   Used (on letter or envelope)
WORLD COVERS miscellaneous accumulation in box incl. some rubbish but noted odd KGVI Commonwealth, early GB, Revenue documents, many in the £1 to £5 range. £100 to 150 £160.00
321   Used (on letter or envelope)
WORLD COVERS miscellaneous accumulation of approx 400 in a box incl. lots of rubbish but noted odd Paquebot & Zeppelin, few GB, many £1 - £5 covers etc. £100 to 150 £150.00
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