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Stamp auction - 31 July 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 31 July 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 161 - Australia
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • New South Wales
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870-1910 covers & cards incl. 1870 6d on cover to UK, good range of QV era frankings from a variety of origins (19) incl. registered (2) & advertising envelope. Also used PPCs (17) incl. taxed (6) etc. Mixed condition. Interesting lot. (36) £80 to 100 £115.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Postal Stationery: interesting group of used & unused items incl. registered envelopes (5) 'specimen' noted envelopes (8) including official (2) & advertising, postcards incl. uprated & advertising - one with illustrated back; good variety of cancellations throughout. Mixed condition. (43) £60 to 80 £115.00
  • Queensland
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV issues on cover to c1911 incl. registered (3), illustrated envelope (Toowoomba Hotel), PPC's (3) & stationery (13) incl. illustrated types. Good variety of cancellations. Mixed condition. Interesting lot. (35) £60 to 80 £92.00
  • South Australia
Used (on letter or envelope)
1880's-1910 covers (10) incl. 6d with Ship Mail Room duplex, tied (front) to Noumea, PPC's (9) incl. to Foochow & Adelaide paquebot; also postal stationery cards & wrappers used & unused incl. uprated. Good variety of cancellations. (43) £80 to 100 £130.00
  • Tasmania
Used (on letter or envelope)
1890's-1910 covers etc. incl. QV frankings (12) with 2½d item to UK, provisional 1½d on 5d (2), Victoria 1d used in Hobart, 'postage paid' h/stamp etc. Also a range (15) of landscape issue frankings ½d to 2d; postal stationery (23) used & unused incl. illustrated letter card, private 1d card etc. Cancellation interest. Good lot. (50) £80 to 100 £155.00
  • Victoria
Used (on letter or envelope)
1862-1910 covers incl. 6d pair to New Zealand (1865), registered (10) - incl. 5d single frankings), underpaid (3), advertising, PPCs (10) - with fine variety of cancellations. (38) £80 to 100 £130.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Postal Stationery - good variety of cards, letter-cards & envelopes incl. different boxed 'UNCLAIMED ATů' cachets (7) with DLO cancellations, OHMS examples etc. Interesting lot. (54) £100 to 120 £130.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1893 April 17, 1½d red on 2d violet UPU postal stationery card (H & G 12) endorsed 'Per Orient' and sent registered to Beirut, Syria, uprated with 1d yellow-buff (2) and 1d dull rose on blue, postal stationery cut-outs all cancelled 'R' handstamps with 'Registered/Melbourne, VIC' cds alongside, readdressed on arrival to Alexandria, Egypt with appropriate transit & arrival d/stamp, fine & scarce. £100 to 150 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1893 March 6, 1d red on 2d violet UPU postal stationery card (H & G 12) endorsed 'per Ophis' and sent registered to Germany, uprated with 1886-96 2d and 1d orange-brown postal stationery cut out, all cancelled by 'R' handstamps with 'Registered/Melbourne, VIC' cds alongside and arrival cds below, an unusual franking. £100 to 130 £110.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1894 1½d on 1d violet unsevered UPU postal stationery reply card (H & G 13) endorsed 'Per Cuzlo' and sent registered to Damascus, Syria, uprated with 1886-96 2d purple and 1d orange brown postal stationery cut-out (both defective) cancelled 'R' h/stamps with 'Registered/Melbourne, VIC' c.d.s alongside, reply half unused but with hooded 'Beyrout/B.P.O' transit cds (Ap 7) an unusual franking to a scarce destination. £50 to 60 £62.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901 March 4, registered PPC (Hobart from the Bay) variously redirected to Oxford and endorsed 'via Vancouver' multi franked with Tasmania 1899-1900 1d cancelled by 'Hobart/Tasmania' c.d.s, Western Australia 1898-1907 2d vertical pair tied by two oval 'R' hand stamp with oval 'Registered/13 Mar,1901/Perth,WA' date stamp alongside Victoria 1901 4d re-issue without 'Postage' inscription cancelled by 'Avoca/Mr 29,01/Victoria' c.d.s with additional strike dated March 19 alongside and Queensland 1897-1908 2d and 3d and 1899-1906 ½d tied by a single 'Registered/Ap.22.01/Rockhampton' c.d.s, appropriately back stamped with eight transit date stamps and front additionally with oval 'Registered/31.My.01/London' arrival date stamp, minor imperfections incl. corner crease but most unusual & attractive franking. £100 to 130 N/S
  • Western Australia
Used (on letter or envelope)
1898-1910 commercial mail including good range of 'Swan' issues on cover (6) & postcards (6); GB 1d postcard cancelled at Freemantle, OHMS cover, range of postal stationery (13) mainly unused. Interesting lot. (28) £80 to 100 £135.00
  • Australia
1915-27 2s fine M, earlier 5d Roo M, slight tone & gum bend, 1931-36 KGV Heads 1/4d, 5d, 4d (2), 3d etc. M, 1930 Surch 2d, 5d, 1923-24, 4½d, 1½d (2), 1d (3) M. Useful lot. Cat. £525 App. (20) £75 to 90 N/S
1926-30 small multiple wmk P.14 1½d red Pl.1a M reconstruction (less 1 stamp) comprising blocks of sixteen, ten, nine, eight (7), six (3), four (2) & a pair. Condition generally good to fine. BW91 (1a), Cat. $4300. £350 to 450 £290.00
1929 £2 black & rose, FU example. SG.114. Cat. £750 £250 to 300 £250.00
1931 Air Official UM block of four, SG.139a. Cat. £192. (6) £50 to 60 £52.00
1931-36 Wmk C of A, £1 grey FU with circular d/stamp, SG.137. Cat £275 £80 to 100 £90.00
1938 5s clear lower left marginal imprint block of four UM, SG.176. £40 to 50 N/S
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