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Stamp auction - 10 November 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 November 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 154 - World Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
ESPERANTO CARDS 1908-37 showing a multitude of adhesives, three sent around the world, one sent around Europe, all with appropriate pmks. (4) £50 to 70 £66.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDIA & STATES with Nepal 19thC - later cover, postcards & postal stationery from QV, KEVII, KGV-KGVI incl. 1920's covers to Louth from military source, good range of pmks from various States, SERVICE o/p covers, WWI/II censors, airmails, Burma KGVI covers to 2r, 1950 India Inauguration set on cover (127 items). Nepal with multiple franking commercial bank covers etc. (150 items) £80 to 100 £80.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th/20thC all world accumulation over many periods, British Commonwealth, Australia, Antarctic Terr, Malta, Malaya & States, some Africa with Nigeria advert, B.W.I & more, Europe (most countries), Portugal 1930's wine advert covers, early Denmark, other Scandinavia, Iceland, Russia, early France, Austria, Germany, Switzerland etc. (320 items) £100 to 150 £350.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
AUSTRALIA & ALL WORLD c1940's - later, many Australia illustrated FDC's incl. Scout Jamboree, 1956 Summit Mt Kosciusco, 1954 Sydney - Christchurch first flight cachet cover & many more, reg Norfolk Island - Ballbay, 1958 reg Tristan cover, Falkland Dependencies with various pmks, other British Commonwealth & foreign incl. Swiss 1948 IMABA M/Sheets cover etc. (142) £70 to 90 £230.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
AUSTRIAN PO's IN TURKISH EMPIRE WITH PALESTINE 19th/20thC assembly with 1872 EL franked 3sld & 10sld pair, tied CONSTANTINOPEL c.d.s. to Genoa via Corfu & Brindisi, 1867 50sld brown (SG.7A) same fine central c.d.s, 1893 20para postal stationery card to Berlin, later PPC's 5paras, 10paras & 20paras frankings, tiny 10p cover to London, 1pi & 5pi with Beirut, Salonika, Smyrna & Jerusalem pmks with later 1930-40's Palestine postcards, covers incl. WWII censors (12). Total 31 items. £50 to 60 £165.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
B.W.I 1884-93 range of covers (13) to USA from St Lucia, Bermuda, Trinidad, B. Guiana, St Kitts & Jamaica. £170 to 200 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
B.W.I METER FRANKING MACHINES 1946-48 two covers of the Neopost machine No. 3 of Jamaica & No. 15 of Barbados, three covers to GB, plus three more covers from Trinidad to GB, used by T. Geddes Grant Ltd with multiple franking to make up registration rate. Attractive group. £40 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH AFRICA 20thC fine group of interest (all areas) with covers & postal stationery incl. 1900 1d lilac cover A.P.O Volksrust, 1901 Eshowe - Zululand - Durban censored, 1901 P.O.W censor Leribe - Diyatalawa Camp, Ceylon, fine WWI G.E.A on East Africa, 1918 Belgian Congo Red Cross - Kigoma 1919 c.d.s. cover. Uganda postcard with QV Austrian, German & Russian vals, 1897 O.A.S front of Kuruman, others of Southern Rhodesia 1932 Air to Brindisi, South Arica, S.W.A Imperial Airways first flight to Cape Town, Aden - Seiyun 1942 set to 2r etc. (34) £100 to 150 £400.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH & WORLD 19th/20thC group of entires & covers incl. 1817 EL oval SHIP LETTER/CROWN/HALIFAX, 1856 EL Toronto c.w. mark, TOO LATE & PKT LETTER/LIVERPOOL tombstone to Bath, Ascension reg, 1934 covers with KGV 8d or 3d & 1s, 1949 St. Helena 6 value franking to Austria, Cyprus, first flight 1932 to India & first flight to England, 1919 British Occ of Iraq commercial cover, range of Iraq first flight covers to all areas incl. Kuwait 1933 (53 flown), other censored M.E.F & I.E.F, Muscat, Saudi Arabia & world. (36) £130 to 150 £540.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH New Age album containing GB Philatelic Congress & Exhibition PPC's & covers, Tristan Da Cunha, Gough Island, Australian Antarctic pmks on Cocos Islands incl. tin can mail cachet, NZ used Chatham & Campbell Islands, Australia used with P.N.G postmarks, Gilbert & Ellice - Arorae, Tamana, Tabituea, Ocean Island, Tarawa, Fanning & Christmas Islands pmks, US Pacific Possesions, Nauru, NZ Raoul Island, F.I.D pmks. To view. (78 + pmks) £160 to 180 £340.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH postal stationery selection of 53 items, 48 from British Territories - noted British Levant, Bechuanaland, Niger Coast, Cyprus, Zululand, Oil Rivers, Morocco Agencies etc. incl. three used, also five African cards optd SPECIMEN. £60 to 75 £125.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH 19th & 20thC assembly of covers, EL's of all areas with attractive B.W.I - Barbados 1934 reg envelope 2½d + 2½d & ½d Arms to Austria, 1857 St. Vincent E.L, 1921 Unclaimed 4d rate, GB cover to Manila, 1820 E.L rated 3/2d cursive boxed Malta, India with Straits Settlements 12c Dues, St. Helena with Knight of Malta paquebot, good early British Africa, Tonga 1912 1d PPC to UK, Far East, good number of Western Australia swan covers, vals to 2d, 1900 illustrated Boer War NZ postcards. condition varies, worth checking. £100 to 150 £450.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH WEST INDIES 20thC attractive (all areas) covers with 1903 St. Kitts 1d on 6d Surcharge (5) cancelled A12, Grenada KGV 1934 set ½d - 5s on four covers (reg. to W. T. Wilson), 1918 reg. War Tax Bahamas, Barbados & St. Kitts 1935 Jubilee, pair of 1900 Jamaica returned letter branch covers, 1948 Jamaica reg. 1½d & £1 Wedding, pair of Dominica - Roseau covers, one War Tax, Trinidad 1935 set to 72c on reg. cover, also Bermuda first overseas airmail, airship L.A to Lakehurst, N.J etc. (18) £90 to 120 £340.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
IMPERIAL REPLY COUPONS (2) 1st Australia 3d VFU with GPO Melbourne cds 21st May 43, 2nd Gibraltar 3d VFU Gibraltar Money orders cds for 14 Jan 56. (2) £100 to 120 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
MARITIME 1901-70 range of covers with paquebot marks, maritime/mail, RMS Queen Mary, mailed on high sea etc. Also the odd PPC incl. RMS Queen Mary etc. 46) + 8 modern repro cards. £50 to 65 £50.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
NEW ZEALAND & PACIFIC ISLANDS 19th/20thC assembly of covers (all areas) with NZ damaged Chalons 4d & 6d cover ignored, 1941 pair censored SERVICE SUSPENDED cachet, return to W. Samoa from Hong Kong, NL Trans Tasman & other first flight cacheted Airs, Papua & New Guinea, Niue, Norfolk Island, Tonga & more to view - some duplication. (40) £90 to 100 £340.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
PACIFIC - Gilbert & Ellice Island covers (6) incl. 1923 reg cover with five stamp franking, Pitcairn Islands (5) incl. 1940 vals on cover, Tonga (4) incl. fine unused 1893 registered envelope & tin-can cover with NZ stamp etc. (15) £50 to 65 £160.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
PACIFIC ISLANDS COVERS 20thC interesting group with 1918 pair WWI Samoa (Wilson) reg covers with different censor marks, 1937 Tonga Jubilee cacheted tin can mail, QEII Solomon Islands, Gilbert & Ellice covers incl. Canton & Sydney Islands, Gardner Island, Hull Island & Nanumea cancels, a good range of pmks, Papua & New Guinea with Australian vals used in, 1940's North Borneo covers, commercial use, reg with Crown Colony pictorial vals. To view. (55) £100 to 120 £380.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
PARCEL POST - 1903-06 Parcel Post Customs Declaration labels from India (2, one with faults), Canada (2) or Victoria (faults), all used to GB with parcel labels showing the origin applied in London, similar labels applied in London to pieces of parcels from italy or Germany, a 1901 French parcel form used from Monaco, other French parcel receipts or labels (14), an unusual lot. (22) £130 to 170 £130.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
SILVER JUBILEE COVERS 1935 miscellaneous group of franked covers with reg 1s Antigua to UK, Hong Kong 10c & 10c commercial covers (2), Northern Rhodesia 1d covers (2), Nyasaland reg set cancelled Limbe & another 1d pair, K.U.T 65c, Sierra Leone covers (2) & Gold Coast 1d (5) on reg cover to England. (11 items) £50 to 70 £115.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
SUDAN & EGYPT 19th/20thc group with interesting military covers incl. 1896 soldier & seaman's envelope to India, from Suakin Force, 1898 Soudan o/p postal stationery cover from Atbara Camp to Cairo, others with Wadi Halfa, Omdurman & Dongola c.d.s, 1931 first flight London - Juba cover, 1950 first day airmail set of 8 covers. Egypt 1875 (3 vals) cover Cairo to London, 1926 Agriculture set FDC cancelled QUBBA PALACE/CASH, 1938 Leprosy set reg. Air, 1938 Farouk Wedding 5m & £1 on separate covers. (12) £100 to 120 £210.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WEST INDIES ISLANDS to GB 1793-98 Maritime Trading famly EL's - much historical detail to Ulverston, others trading from Barbados, St. Thomas & St. Eustatius, Netherland Indies and Cove in Ireland during renewed War with France, awaiting delayed fleet escort to West Indies. Mentions 'Fleet lying in wait in mouth of Channel, taking a French man of War Brig - 16 guns, prize money to the SFINX frigate,' marks incl. s/line COVE, DOVER & LI Ship Letters, late Bishopmarks etc. note - the condition is poor with heavily soiled/tears etc. but interesting research material of the period. £90 to 120 £110.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWI - POW's in Germany covers & cards from Allied POW's incl. British men in Doberitz (3), Chateau D'Oex (Switzerland), Crefeld, Ruhleben, Sennelager, Torgan also French POW's held at Munster, Konigsberg, Friedrichsfeld, Soltan & Celle. Also unusual card to POW at Doberitz with censors return cachet. (19) £60 to 85 £74.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWI & WWII collection of postcards, crested Christmas cards, Life of Lord Kitchener book, 1941 Naval Eye Shooting pocket book, 1942 Clementine Churchill signed letter re - Relief to Russia Fund (facsimile), WWII plate photos rebuilding of Crerar Bridge - Zutphen, Holland (Canadian General), 1959 Green Howards card & plate photos, Visit of King Olav V of Norway to his Rgt, OHMS cover - War Office, Air Ministry cachet & more. (qty) £60 to 80 £160.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII CHURCHILL & CHAMBERLAIN propaganda cards (10) incl. seldom seen images incl. dreaming Chamberlain, Churchill marooned watching destruction of fleet. Rarely seen cards. £100 to 120 £130.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII PROPAGANDA CARDS group of mostly American anti-Hitler & Axis leaders cards incl. Beethoven pointing at Hitler & saying 'Hell! What have you done with Germany!!' another shows Hitler being flushed down the toilet. unusual & several are quite scarce. £65 to 85 £110.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII PROPAGANDA CARDS interesting range of 35 cards from various countries with anti Hitler and/or Mussolini, range of comic French cards depicting Hitler as a painter & decorator, Hitler's head being used as a football etc. Mainly lesser seen images. £250 to 300 £360.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII PROPAGANDA CARDS (12) mostly German comic types from various countries. Noted - Hitler being pushed down the toilet by Stalin, Nazi flag destroyed by the Allies etc. (12) £65 to 80 £115.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII propaganda postcards - group of different, unused cards incl. scarce Norwegian anti Hitler card, Roosevelt & Churchill, Spanish & Portuguese cards etc. Attractive lot. (6) £40 to 50 £62.00
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