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AUSTRALIA - Military - World War I Period

2602632 ✉FA/A-Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)
Lot 538 [1 of 3]:Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)Lot 538 [2 of 3]:Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)Lot 538 [3 of 3]:Egypt 1916-19 [1] 1916 OAS PPC from Tel-el-Kebr to Hawthorn, Vic, poor red Military recreation Free E handstamp on face; [2] 1918 Egyptian 3m Postal Card from Cairo to Maj Simpson at the Australian Hospital Port Said; [3] 1919 use of stampless PPC of Egyptian Woman to Tasmania, cancelled with double-circle 'FIELD POST OFFICE/X/19FE/91/T.M.1' (date error). Plus [4] three Honour Envelope sall from Egypt? to South Australia (one with 'COIN OR ARTICLES OF VALUE...' admonition). (6)
150.00

BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE - Postal History

3128206  1899 (Nov 26) use of COGH Size F 4d Registration Envelope optd 'BECHUANALAND/PROTECTORATE.' in thick letters H&G #5, endorsed "Via Beira" addressed to Prussia, with 1d lilac SG #61 & 3d lilac & black added and tied by Proud Type D3 'PALAPYE/NO21/99' datestamp with another fine strike below, on reverse the 4d indicia tied by Type D1 'PALAPYE STATION/26NO/99/BP' datestamp, Duisberg '23/1/00' arrival backstamp; opened on three sides, fine condition.
Lot 1030 [1 of 2]:1899 (Nov 26) use of COGH Size F 4d Registration Envelope optd 'BECHUANALAND/PROTECTORATE.' in thick letters H&G #5, endorsed "Via Beira" addressed to Prussia, with 1d lilac SG #61 & 3d lilac & black added and tied by Proud Type D3 'PALAPYE/NO21/99' datestamp with another fine strike below, on reverse the 4d indicia tied by Type D1 'PALAPYE STATION/26NO/99/BP' datestamp, Duisberg '23/1/00' arrival backstamp; opened on three sides, fine condition. Lot 1030 [2 of 2]:1899 (Nov 26) use of COGH Size F 4d Registration Envelope optd 'BECHUANALAND/PROTECTORATE.' in thick letters H&G #5, endorsed "Via Beira" addressed to Prussia, with 1d lilac SG #61 & 3d lilac & black added and tied by Proud Type D3 'PALAPYE/NO21/99' datestamp with another fine strike below, on reverse the 4d indicia tied by Type D1 'PALAPYE STATION/26NO/99/BP' datestamp, Duisberg '23/1/00' arrival backstamp; opened on three sides, fine condition.
950.00

CONGO (Belgian) - Postal History

3128356  1945 (Sep 19) Heart of Africa Mission cover to Canada with 15fr50c franking (underpaid 50c but not taxed) tied by Wamba datestamps, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail (12fr50c) fees, Type VIII 'OAT' cachet (33x18mm, small rectangular boxed frame, final stop with vertical extension) in red applied in London. Likely route fully described in vendor's typed annotations. This is the ERD for the Type VIII cachet.
Lot 1101:1945 (Sep 19) Heart of Africa Mission cover to Canada with 15fr50c franking (underpaid 50c but not taxed) tied by Wamba datestamps, paying postage (3fr50c) & airmail (12fr50c) fees, Type VIII 'OAT' cachet (33x18mm, small rectangular boxed frame, final stop with vertical extension) in red applied in London. Likely route fully described in vendor's typed annotations. This is the ERD for the Type VIII cachet.
120.00

EAST AFRICA & UGANDA - Postal History

3114063  1915 (Sep 22) cover to Christiania, Norway with KGV 3c x3 plus 6c tied Limuru datestamp, green on white 'OPENED BY CENSOR/UNDER/MARTIAL LAW' label (mild staining) handstamped with '344916' file number in black and tied on reverse by Mombasa (Sep 25) transit datestamp, Kristiania arrival backstamps, some edge faults. Hightly unusual destination for period.
Lot 1127:1915 (Sep 22) cover to Christiania, Norway with KGV 3c x3 plus 6c tied Limuru datestamp, green on white 'OPENED BY CENSOR/UNDER/MARTIAL LAW' label (mild staining) handstamped with '344916' file number in black and tied on reverse by Mombasa (Sep 25) transit datestamp, Kristiania arrival backstamps, some edge faults. Hightly unusual destination for period.
130.00

EGYPT - Postal History

3128344  1946 (Jun 26) cover to Sweden with 67m franking, tied by Alexandria datestamps, paying postage (22m) & airmail (45m) fees, censored in Cairo with bilingual censor tape and English and Arabic censor handstamps, probably routed via Rome and London where Type VI 'OAT' cachet (broken rectangular frame, 56x37mm) applied in red, then by SAS air service to Gothenburg.
Lot 1130:1946 (Jun 26) cover to Sweden with 67m franking, tied by Alexandria datestamps, paying postage (22m) & airmail (45m) fees, censored in Cairo with bilingual censor tape and English and Arabic censor handstamps, probably routed via Rome and London where Type VI 'OAT' cachet (broken rectangular frame, 56x37mm) applied in red, then by SAS air service to Gothenburg.
145.00

FRANCE - DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA

2615201  PPC of 15c French Congo Stamp: used as a 1910 raffle ticket receipt, raising money for a Sanatorium.
Lot 1158 [1 of 2]:PPC of 15c French Congo Stamp: used as a 1910 raffle ticket receipt, raising money for a Sanatorium. Lot 1158 [2 of 2]:PPC of 15c French Congo Stamp: used as a 1910 raffle ticket receipt, raising money for a Sanatorium.
60.00

FRENCH COLONIES ALGERIA - Postal History

3128306  1943 (Dec 21) airmail cover to Chicago with 19fr franking paying postage (4fr) and airmail fee (15fr) tied by Oran datestamps, censored in Oran with yellow tape tied by 'OUVERT' handstamp, Type I 'OAT' handstamp applied in London. Likely route outlined in vendor's typed annotations, which suggest the final leg of the journey, from Lisbon to USA, was on the FAM-22 winter route via South America. Attractive cover.
Lot 1159:1943 (Dec 21) airmail cover to Chicago with 19fr franking paying postage (4fr) and airmail fee (15fr) tied by Oran datestamps, censored in Oran with yellow tape tied by 'OUVERT' handstamp, Type I 'OAT' handstamp applied in London. Likely route outlined in vendor's typed annotations, which suggest the final leg of the journey, from Lisbon to USA, was on the FAM-22 winter route via South America. Attractive cover.
120.00
3128307  1944 (Jan 20) dual censor surface rate cover to USA with 4fr franking tied by Blida/Alger slogan datestamp, yellow censor tape tied by 'OUVERT' handstamp applied in Alger, Type I 'OAT' handstamp applied in London (where again censored), thence travelling final leg Lisbon to USA airmail utilising the FAM-22 winter route via South America.
Lot 1160:1944 (Jan 20) dual censor surface rate cover to USA with 4fr franking tied by Blida/Alger slogan datestamp, yellow censor tape tied by 'OUVERT' handstamp applied in Alger, Type I 'OAT' handstamp applied in London (where again censored), thence travelling final leg Lisbon to USA airmail utilising the FAM-22 winter route via South America.
85.00

FRENCH COLONIES GUINEA (French) - Postal History

2615202  1909 (Oct 8) use of 10c on PPC, from Conarky to France, octagonal 'MATADI A BORDEAUX/30-8/094/L.L.NO1' TPO cancel on stamp & back.
Lot 1161 [1 of 2]:1909 (Oct 8) use of 10c on PPC, from Conarky to France, octagonal 'MATADI A BORDEAUX/30-8/094/L.L.NO1' TPO cancel on stamp & back. Lot 1161 [2 of 2]:1909 (Oct 8) use of 10c on PPC, from Conarky to France, octagonal 'MATADI A BORDEAUX/30-8/094/L.L.NO1' TPO cancel on stamp & back.
60.00

FRENCH COLONIES IVORY COAST - Postal History

2615207  1945 (Mar) use of Senegal 1f50 on 15c x2 & 5f50 on 65c x3 and Mauritania 5f on 65c on registered cover from Grand Bassam to New York, censor reseal at left.
Lot 1172 [1 of 2]:1945 (Mar) use of Senegal 1f50 on 15c x2 & 5f50 on 65c x3 and Mauritania 5f on 65c on registered cover from Grand Bassam to New York, censor reseal at left. Lot 1172 [2 of 2]:1945 (Mar) use of Senegal 1f50 on 15c x2 & 5f50 on 65c x3 and Mauritania 5f on 65c on registered cover from Grand Bassam to New York, censor reseal at left.
70.00
   
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