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Stamp auction - 29 June 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 June 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 153 - World Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
199
Used (on letter or envelope)
100 YEARS OF FLIGHT modern commemorative cover collection (57)housed in two albums, with printed descriptions etc. incl. two coin covers. £20 to 35 £46.00
200
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th/20thC covering many areas such as China, Siam, Malaya, Hong Kong & North Borneo incl. 1897 Labuan reg cover to London 12c & 18c pictorial values, 1902 1c Labuan postcard with 1c DYAK added, commercial use to Jesselton, has centred crease, 1938 INCONNU/NOT KNOWN boxed cachet from Labuan to UK, oval DEAD LETTER OFFICE/SINGAPORE cachet in red, 15c Brunei SPECIMEN reg envelope, 1904 China 2c tied Tientsin unaddressed PPC, 1906 Kiautschou PPC, 1889 H.K 10c cover cancelled SHANGHAI to Rochester, 1905 India C.E.F envelope to India, used F.P.O cancel, 1941 Malaya illustrated first flight covers (3), censored Singapore to Manila, Honolulu and San Francisco, pair of Siam postcard illustrated stamps - with others incl. 1933 GB to Bangkok Imperial Airways illustrated cover. (20 items) £100 to 120 £460.00
201
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
AIRMAIL COVERS miscellaneous range of first flight covers/cards (22) incl. Australia 1934 Nov 16th Autogyro flight Melbourne - Portland special card (scarcer non-glossy variety) posted on arrival. Bermuda 1945 Nov 8th censored OAS airmail cover to New Jersey with Naval censor cachet - scarce 'Post Office/Maritime Mail/Postage Paid' cachet (Goldup Type F1), France 1953 April 14th UAT Comet 1 Paris - Abidjan scarce official cover with cachet. Kenya 1927 Feb 15th GLADSTONES first experimental flight Kisumu - Khartoum cover Nairobi flown to Cairo by the RAF & then surface to London, further covers incl. Nigeria, S.W.A, Sweden, Tanganyika, Zanzibar etc. written up on leaves. £300 to 350 N/S
202
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
AIRMAIL MISCELLANEOUS items of ephemera in seven sections. 1st section - letters to Imperial Airways business customers from 1930's, 2nd - a variety of timetables for Imperial Airways, Air France, British United Airways Hovercraft Service Wallasey/Rhyl, British Airways Concorde 1979 N. American Service, Czech Airlines UK/PRAGUE, 3rd - leaflets & labels, 4th - GPO Airmail Notices, 5th - pamphlets, baggage labels etc. 6th - Airgraph Service WWII group of strip of four airgraph film, 2x Veeder Count (401/1301) messages & 2 pictures of equipment. 7th - 1935 Liverpool Airport letter, West Coast Air Services Ltd letter etc. Unusual lot. £100 to 120 £270.00
203
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
AIRMAILS 1939-41 LATI (Italian) South Atlantic Air Service (35 items) from a variety of countries incl. a good range of special stationery issues by the company & others, the highlight being the first flight cover flown from Rio to Pernambuco on a plain envelope bearing first flight cachet, carried by the SM831 I-ARMA, franked 1r.200 (imperf). Fine ranges of airmail covers written up on leaves from Argentina to Switzerland, Italy, france, Germany, Bolivia to Germany, Brazil to Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, Chile to Switzerland, Germany to Chile, Argentina, Peru, USA, Italy to Argentina, Peru to Italy, Germany, Uruguay to Italy & Germany - all neatly written up & presented in a Lindner album. The Italian South Atlantic Airmail Services 1931-41 by Beith accompanies. £350 to 450 £370.00
204
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
AIRMAILS 1941 PAA 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 & 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 & b/stamps. £50 to 70 £125.00
205
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FIRST DAY COVERS collection housed in 13 FDC albums. 1937-2010 (mainly QEII-2010) covering Ascension, St. Helena & Tristan Da Cunha. Majority are clean illustrated covers incl. lots of thematics. (736) £250 to 350 £360.00
206
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH 19th/20thC album of St. Vincent, mainly KGVI Coronation covers with different reg. labels, also KGV & others, Sion Hill and Edinboro' pmks noted, also KEVII Portsmouth, Dominica PPC, fine range of British Commonwealth with WWII censors noted, British Levant postal stationery - unused, also Salonica & Stamboul use, Lagos 1908 1d postal stationery card 'Forcados' c.d.s, Hong Kong 1926 postcard 'Sheung Wan' pmk, fine range of Malay States postal stationery (quantity with duplication), Falkland Islands, SPECIMEN o/p postal stationery, QV 1d card to Germany. Labuan 1901 3c postal stationery card used, 1950 Gilbert & Ellice Islands cover 1d Gilberts postage due & much more to view. (122) £250 to 300 £410.00
207
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH KGVI period cover collection neatly presented in two ring binders on leaves in protectors with many 1937 Coronation covers, KGVI defins on covers. Noted Gilbert & Ellice Islands 1939 set, North Borneo 1945 BMA set, Sarawak 1947 Crown Colony set, also Hong Kong 1946 Victory set on illustrated FDC, Newfoundland 1937 Long set, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949 UPU, & more for inspection. Clean & attractive range. (150+) £500 to 700 £500.00
208
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH WEST AFRICA 19th/20thC postal stationery items incl. Oil Rivers, unused, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Gold Coast covers, good first flight covers with 1st Nigeria - USA and others, Northern Nigeria 1914 cover reg Zungeru at 7½d rate to New York but roughly opened and one value damaged. Several official cacheted covers of Nigeria. Condition is mixed & viewing advised. (44) £80 to 100 £105.00
209
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH WEST INDIES 1929-86 flight covers (15) incl. Bahamas 1929 PAA first flight Nassau - Miami. Bermuda 1937 Imperial Airways first flight Hamilton - York with cachet. Grenada 1930 Nyrba first flight St. George - Port of Spain etc. £50 to 70 N/S
210
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH WEST INDIES 1938 - later group of covers, all KGVI short sets, many FDC's of all Colonies, St. Lucia 1938 to 10s incl. better 5s, St. Vincent 1941 reg. airmail cover with £1 purple & black (SG.159), Barbados cover 1d, re-entry 13/3, Turks Islands incl. Cockburn's Harbour & Salt Cay pmks with WWII censored covers from many areas. (55) £150 to 200 £210.00
211
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH WEST INDIES WWII CENSORS 1940's assembly of censored covers to USA with reg Barbuda cover, five Leeward Islands vals incl. 2s & 5s, other Antigua covers, group of St. Kitts Nevis with CROWN/PASSED BY CENSOR marks in red (5) & blue, pair of attractive MARTINIQUE covers. Clean group. (16 items) £80 to 100 £105.00
212
Used (on letter or envelope)
COLLECTION of 109 covers housed in a cover album from Europe, North & South America, also noted reg covers from Tonga & Niue etc. Viewing recommended. £100 to 130 £250.00
213
Used (on letter or envelope)
MALTA & CYPRUS 1908 letter from Sicily to Malta with 2c cancelled CATANIA, underpaid with ½d in circle T mark & reverse MALTA c.d.s, Italian mark AVVISO DI PASSAGGIO in large letter, 1919 reg 2d envelope + 1½d franking, cancelled COSPICUA/MALTA, 1948 FOUND OPEN OR DAMAGED, CROWN SECURED LABELS with Valletta cancels, CYPRUS 1945, UNIT CENSOR marked cover, F.P.O No.12 to India. (4) £60 to 80 N/S
214
Used (on letter or envelope)
MARITIME approx 100 PPC's mainly of shipping, bearing a variety of Maritime markings, predominantly paquebots (various types), all periods. £140 to 180 £140.00
215
Used (on letter or envelope)
MONTENEGRO & SERBIA interesting group of WWI period PPC's (incl. military topics) with Montenegro stamps, 1910 reg cover - good range of stamps, also a couple of Serbian items incl. 1901 use of provisional 10p stamp. (21) £50 to 60 £125.00
216
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
PACIFIC ISLANDS first or special flight covers (12) incl. 1953 Qantas Coronation flight Honiara - London Official cover. 1958 Air Letter to Grimsby with Barakoma Airfield boxed cachet. Cook Islands - Royal New Zealand Air Force flight Raratonga - Auckland, signed by crew on reverse (scarce). Carpenter Airlines 1938 June 3rd Rabaul - Brisbane then flown onto London by Imperial Airways/Qantas etc. £50 to 60 £50.00
217
Used (on letter or envelope)
SCANDINAVIA interesting bundle incl. Sweden (21) with 1940-44 pair with military reply stamps, Esperanto, parcel cards; Finland (4) incl. Olympic envelope with 1940 military c.d.s; Iceland (18) mainly 1960's FDC's etc. (47) £80 to 100 £80.00
218
Used (on letter or envelope)
SELECTION OF COVERS or cards incl. 1901 Canadian Soldiers of the Queen Boer War patriotic envelope, Thurn & Taxis 1862 cover franked 9k, 1911 UK Aerial Post Coronation flight & green card, Sierra Leone 1899 3c postcard to England & redirected, cancelled Penang Ap.13.99, arrival Leeds My.7.99. Jamaica 1921 reg cover to Harrogate, franked 1s statue, tied Kingston c.d.s, India 1936 Silver Jubilee set on reg cover, 1931 Vacuum Oil Co airmail envelope to Harrogate, franked Kenya & Uganda 5c (3), 10c & 20c (2), 1934 Karachi - Lahore first flight cover, Malta 1878 cover to Napoli franked GB 2½d Pl.11, tied Malta A25 duplex, 1916 cover to London censored with tape 'Opened under Martial Law,' South Africa embossed coin PPC etc. (40 + a few stamps) £70 to 100 £290.00
219
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
SOUTH AMERICA 1928 DOOLITTLE exploratory flight covers Buenos Aires - Montevideo, Santiago - Buenos Aires & Lima - La Paz, all cacheted & neatly presented on leaves with maps etc. £60 to 75 N/S
220
Used (on letter or envelope)
WORLD COVERS ACCUMULATION of 470, housed in five albums, varied range mainly £1-£5, although incl. some better, for inspection. £200 to 250 £420.00
221
Used (on letter or envelope)
WORLD WAR II EPHEMERA - Daily Mail Transatlantic Edition printed in USA from microfilm flown from England 1st Edition 1st Jan 1944 (quite rare), VI Rocket Mail 'The Other Side' Number 3 flown by VI from Germany and dropped on Antwerp (aimed at allied troops), rare. (2) £70 to 90 £110.00
 
   
       
   
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