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Stamp auction - 5 December 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 5 December 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 146 - World Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
South & Central America 19th/20th Cent. group of early to modern covers & postcards, all areas, 1837 outer sheet Havana to France with Bureau Maritime (Havre) mark etc, colourful lot of increasingly popular areas includes many WWII censors. (100+) £80 to 100 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Barbados 19th/20th Cent. Collection with early p.stationery used & unused, covers & postcards with some attractive early frankings, 1897 wrapper with oval Vestry Clerk/date/St. Michael, good Arms values on censored & other covers, 1936 2/6d value Reg to USA 1944 censored advert cover to New York rated 1/6d, noted Parish marks overall missent to Barbados s/l types, HQ Barbados Defence Force cachets etc. etc. (72) £150 to 180 £190.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
St. Lucia & St. Vincent 20th Cent. varied group of p.s. & covers, 1946 St. Vincent OHMS Airmail to UK with KGVI 2/- pair, WWII censors, village Postmarks on later covers - Rose Hall, Biabou, Arnos Vale, Barrousallie, some duplication, noted SPECIMEN o/p & 1942 3d cover s/l Passed By Censor No.1 mark (69) £70 to 90 £70.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1908-37 Esperanto cards showing a multitude of adhesives, three sent around the world, one sent around Europe, all with appropriate postmarks. (4) £60 to 90 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th/20th Century group of covers & postal stationery with some postcards, various S. African pmks, paquebots, early post provincial stationery, censored WWII covers, USA, Canal Zone, Aruba, Australia, India, interesting to view, mixed British Colonial & foreign stamps. (160+) £70 to 90 £220.00
163   Used (on letter or envelope)
BOX containing a quantity of covers, many 100's mainly run-of-the mill but with the odd better item sprinkled throughout. Viewing recommended. £100 to 150 £125.00
164   Used (on letter or envelope)
BOX containing a quantity of GB FDC's, & also British Commonwealth 1953 Coronation Omnibus, sets on illustrated FDC's & further misc commonwealth covers. £40 to 60 £40.00
165   Used (on letter or envelope)
BOX of miscellaneous world covers. £100 to 120 £100.00
166   Used (on letter or envelope)
BOX of miscellaneous world covers. £78 to 80 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRTISH WEST INDIES 1894 - later group of long OHMS & Official covers of Barbados, Trinidad (2), St Vincent, Grenada & Montserrat with various c.d.s. & OFFICIAL PAID cancels, mainly on POST OFFICE business, also Montserrat cover with KGV 6d. (6) £80 to 95 £80.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
CENTRAL AMERICA 20th Century (few earlier) assembly of covers; strength in Cuba with 1927 FF Havana, Ley West, many more incl. FDC's, earlier stationery, Haiti 1929 2c cover 'US MARINE CORPS PORT AU PRINCE' c.d.s, early airmails, Honduras, Panama, Dominican Rep, British Colonial labels from many areas, much to sort. (185) £80 to 100 £82.00
169   Used (on letter or envelope)
Collection of Modern FDC's housed in seven albums covering Azores, China, Portugal, Sweden & Switzerland. (100's) £80 to 100 £80.00
170     COLLECTION OF SHIPPING MENUS c1950-60's mainly Caribbean shipping and cruise dinner menus with other related literature, some earlier with Canadian Nat. Steamships, Furness - Bermuda, Grace Line, United Fruit Co, United American Lines and SS. Nassau Cruises etc. Colourful, housed in album and loose. (43) £90 to 120 £90.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
COMMONWEALTH Airmails 1920's-1960's selection incl. 1st flight 1932 Zanzibar - Nairobi, 1938 1st flight London - Nauru, 1st flight 1940 Auckland - Canton Island, Straits Settlements to Uruguay with m/s 'Via Clipper to' - New York, thence by sea etc. (26) £50 to 70 £155.00
172   Used (on letter or envelope)
COVERS carton containing roughly 2400 with strength in B.W.I, in particular the Bahamas stationery and commercial mail, although mainly modern there are a scattering of earlier items, others incl. Australia, USA etc. £100 to 150 £160.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
CZECHOSLOVAKIA & POLAND covers Czech material (46) circa 1920's - 50's incl. airmail, commemorative, stationery, military & consular etc. Also similar range (19) of Polish material incl. early airmail (1929) & 1945 Naval cover etc. (65) £50 to 65 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
EUROPE cover mix incl. Poland (6) with WWII occupation (4) & Antarctic cover, Russia (3), Baltic Seas (2), Luxembourg (4) incl. 1908 Army PPC, WWII items & Liechtenstein (2). (17) £40 to 55 £44.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
LEEWARD ISLANDS & PAQUEBOTS 19th Century - later, group of British Virgin Islands, St. Kitts Nevis, Montserrat, Antigua & Barbuda, noted Virgin Islands 1906 2½d postal stationery cover to New York, slight reduction at right, early 1843 letter (only) headed Nevis to Madeira. St. Kitts, 1805 outer letter sheet to Glasgow but detached & grubby, many others worthwhile & to sort with varied range of Paquebot marks on covers & cards (21) mainly B.W.I marks. (97) £80 to 100 £220.00
176   Used (on letter or envelope)
MARITIME MAIL cover collection written up on leaves of mainly Paquebot marks 1890's-1980's with circular, s/line or boxed marks with a wide variety of British towns & cities. (175) £100 to 150 £100.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
MARITIME MAIL range of PPC's mainly KEVII/KGV period with a variety of Maritime marks incl. Paquebots with circular, s/line & boxed marks, GK & ARDRISHAIG Packet/Columbia etc. (60) £90 to 120 £155.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
PACIFIC - Cook Is covers (8) incl. WWII censored & (1966) pair signed experimental air covers, Aitutaki RP card (1925) with mixed franking; Samoa incl. 1939 set on reg. cover to Fiji, Christmas Is unused QEII reg. envelope, Nauru 1982 set of stationery cards & wallet with 'SPECIMEN' opt. (19) £50 to 65 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
SOUTH AMERICA middle period covers incl. stationery, censored items, airmail etc. from Argentina (5), Brazil, Chile (6), Paraguay (2), Peru (5), Colombia (6), Ecuador (5), Uruguay (3) & Venezuela (3). (36) £60 to 75 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
TOBAGO & TURKS ISLANDS 1832-52 outer wrapper (4), rated 1832 2/2 m/s with poor Tobago fleuron; trio later to Edinburgh rated 1/- with double arc c.d.s. later unused p.s. incl. Turks Is with small variety BWI items added incl. Curacao. (29) £70 to 90 £70.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WEST INDIES 1946-49 six covers each bearing meter franking marks in red. All addressed to England incl. from Barbados 1948 with 1d (2), 6d & 1s Neopost machine cancels, Trinidad & Tobago 1946 three covers with 20c, 40c & 66c multiple frankings; Jamaica 1949 two covers bearing 8d & 1/3d frankings. £50 to 65 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
WORLD COVERS accumulation incl. Australian States, British Commonwealth, Japan, Morocco Agencies incl. 1937 Larache to London franked 15c, 20c pair & 3p Seahorse tied oval registered BPO Larache etc. (78) £150 to 200 £320.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WORLD COVERS accumulation of 78 incl. ship mail with 1906 Aden Paquebot, 1905 Cape Colony Ocean Post Office, 1927 Munson Steamship Lines cover to Pittsburgh franked 2c Washington cancelled 'N.Y & Buenos Aires Sea Post S.S. Southern Cross' c.d.s, Canadian 1st flights, British Africa, USA etc. (approx 78 + odd Cinderella items) £100 to 150 £160.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII CENSORED MAIL - approx. 50 covers incl. Aruba to Sunderland, India to Switzerland, Switzerland to London, Portugal to London, Straits Settlements to England, Gibraltar to Birmingham & mail to USA, with various censors & FPO's etc. £40 to 60 £74.00
  • Flight Covers/Aviation
185    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1920's-50's CHRISTMAS FLIGHTS very attractive collection written up on leaves in protectors incl. 1926 Japanese cover flown 25th Dec to Oita, Kyushu, 1929 Cherry Red Airline 1st flight with label, early 1930's Australia - UK flights, 1932 Liverpool to Sydney, 1932 London - Melbourne, 1934 Dublin - East Geelong, Victoria. Several 1930's New Zealand Christmas flights, South Africa Imperial Airways flights, Dutch KLM flights, 1930's Belgium & Congo flights, India & Ceylon, 1941 Chinese National Airways Christmas flight Calcutta - Chungking with censor mark, 1937 Fair Isle Orkney Santa Claus Mail, 1950 Christmas Drop Mail by Weather Explorer, 1954 Prestwick crash covers (2), 1955 Hollywood crash covers etc. Nice lot, viewing recommended. (approx 90 + odd modern item) £250 to 300 £490.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933-1970 airmail covers, a selection of 38. Highlights incl. 1933 Philippine Is. 1st Flight Stotsenburg to Cebu, 1937 Stavanger to Newcastle upon Tyne bearing red cachet, 1938 Shanghai (multi franked) via Hong Kong to Brighton, England, 1961 Johore to Newcastle upon Tyne (multi franked), 1944 Macao to San Francisco with cachet & USA etc. £70 to 90 £110.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940 range of 10 first flight covers for Pan American South Pacific routes, San Francisco - New Caledonia, Honolulu - Auckland, Honolulu - New Caledonia, Canton Island - Los Angeles, New Caledonia - Honolulu, New Caledonia - Canton Island, Auckland - San Francisco censored with tape & purple censor mark, Auckland - Honolulu & Auckland - Canton Island all with appropriate cachets & b/stamps. Attractive lot. £45 to 60 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940-47 range of 13 first flight covers for Pan American South Pacific routes, comprising Canton Island - New Caledonia, Suva Fiji - New Caledonia, Suva - Auckland, Suva - San Francisco, Suva - Los Angeles, Suva - San Pedro, Suva - Honolulu, Suva - Canton island, Honolulu - Sydney, Lautoka, Fiji - Sydney, Sydney - San Francisco & Sydney - Honolulu, all with appropriate cachets & b/stamps etc. £55 to 70 N/S
189   Used (on letter or envelope)
CONCORDE COVERS collection of 150+ commemorative covers, many signed incl. Trubshaw etc. £80 to 120 £540.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
PAN AMERICAN AIRWAYS FAM 18 First flights 1946-1953 range of 29 official covers with attractive multiple frankings of Austrian or Burmese adhesives mainly with cachets, incl. VIENNA - New York, Limerick, London, PRAGUE - New York, Gander & Brussels, ANKARA - Karachi, ISTANBUL - Calcutta, BASRA - London, Brussels, Istanbul, RANGOON - Karachi, Basra, Beirut, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Wake Island, Honolulu & San Francisco. Fine Condition throughout. (29) £60 to 75 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
SURINAME/CURACAO 1929-1943 1st flight covers (8) comprising 1929 PAA Curacao-Cristobal, Canal Zone, another but then on to New York, 1929 PAA Paramaribo-San Juan, another then on to Ohio USA, 1930 PAA Curacao-Paramaribo, another but registered cover, 1930 PAA Nickerie-Paramaribo, 1943 KLM Aruba-Miami Censored Official cover then Transatlantic to Isle of Wight, various frankings all bear flight cachets & appropriate backstamps. £70 to 90 N/S
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