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DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA - Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings

157   USA 1933 Pittsburgh Trade Convention name badge for DM Dow Official Secretary for Australia in the US. Very unusual.
Lot 157 [1 of 2]:USA 1933 Pittsburgh Trade Convention name badge for DM Dow Official Secretary for Australia in the US. Very unusual. Lot 157 [2 of 2]:USA 1933 Pittsburgh Trade Convention name badge for DM Dow Official Secretary for Australia in the US. Very unusual.
40.00 56.00 sold

QUEENSLAND - DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA

379   1908 Franco-British Exhibition: photographs, taken by Henry Mobsby, of the Queensland Court at the 1908 Franco-British Exhibition, one titled 'Director and Staff, Pagoda Enquiry Office' the other showing flour and cotton displays (small repaired corner). [Mobsby had taken over as official artist and photographer for the Department of Agriculture in 1904 and remained in that position until his retirement in 1930.] (2)
Lot 379 [1 of 2]:1908 Franco-British Exhibition: photographs, taken by Henry Mobsby, of the Queensland Court at the 1908 Franco-British Exhibition, one titled 'Director and Staff, Pagoda Enquiry Office' the other showing flour and cotton displays (small repaired corner). [Mobsby had taken over as official artist and photographer for the Department of Agriculture in 1904 and remained in that position until his retirement in 1930.] (2)Lot 379 [2 of 2]:1908 Franco-British Exhibition: photographs, taken by Henry Mobsby, of the Queensland Court at the 1908 Franco-British Exhibition, one titled 'Director and Staff, Pagoda Enquiry Office' the other showing flour and cotton displays (small repaired corner). [Mobsby had taken over as official artist and photographer for the Department of Agriculture in 1904 and remained in that position until his retirement in 1930.] (2)
50.00 50.00 sold

AUSTRALIA - DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA

960   1936 Signed Letter to Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and His Reply: an official copy of a 3-page letter from David Dow, Official Secretary for the Commonwealth of Australia in New York, suggesting that, as the title of Official Secretary was undefined from a diplomatic point of view, it was time to upgrade the status and staff so that an exaquatur (an official recognition by a government of a consul or other representative of a foreign state, authorizing them to exercise office) could be accepted by the USA. At the time Australia was using the British Embassy for its formal diplomatic relationship with the USA. Quite an interesting letter, also includes the signed reply from the Prime Minister, Joseph Lyons. Plus 1934 ...Government Office ...Commonwealth of Australia ... New York cover to Australia, 'Per S.S. MARIPOSA/via San Pedro' handstamp on face, corner damage at pottom right. (3)
Lot 960 [1 of 2]:1936 Signed Letter to Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and His Reply: an official copy of a 3-page letter from David Dow, Official Secretary for the Commonwealth of Australia in New York, suggesting that, as the title of Official Secretary was undefined from a diplomatic point of view, it was time to upgrade the status and staff so that an exaquatur (an official recognition by a government of a consul or other representative of a foreign state, authorizing them to exercise office) could be accepted by the USA. At the time Australia was using the British Embassy for its formal diplomatic relationship with the USA. Quite an interesting letter, also includes the signed reply from the Prime Minister, Joseph Lyons. Plus 1934 ...Government Office ...Commonwealth of Australia ... New York cover to Australia, 'Per S.S. MARIPOSA/via San Pedro' handstamp on face, corner damage at pottom right. (3)Lot 960 [2 of 2]:1936 Signed Letter to Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and His Reply: an official copy of a 3-page letter from David Dow, Official Secretary for the Commonwealth of Australia in New York, suggesting that, as the title of Official Secretary was undefined from a diplomatic point of view, it was time to upgrade the status and staff so that an exaquatur (an official recognition by a government of a consul or other representative of a foreign state, authorizing them to exercise office) could be accepted by the USA. At the time Australia was using the British Embassy for its formal diplomatic relationship with the USA. Quite an interesting letter, also includes the signed reply from the Prime Minister, Joseph Lyons. Plus 1934 ...Government Office ...Commonwealth of Australia ... New York cover to Australia, 'Per S.S. MARIPOSA/via San Pedro' handstamp on face, corner damage at pottom right. (3)
120.00 105.00 sold
961   1938 Signed Letter From Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and His Reply: to David Dow stating that, as he was past retirement age, his position in New York could not be extended.
Lot 961 [1 of 2]:1938 Signed Letter From Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and His Reply: to David Dow stating that, as he was past retirement age, his position in New York could not be extended. Lot 961 [2 of 2]:1938 Signed Letter From Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and His Reply: to David Dow stating that, as he was past retirement age, his position in New York could not be extended.
90.00 70.00 sold

NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History

978
 1879 (Jul) use of Sydney International Exhibition envelopes x2, both to Augustus Morris in Victoria with DLR 2d (redirected from Colac to St Kilda) or 2d pair tied by different Sydney duplexes, flap faults but of fine appearance. (2)
Lot 978 [1 of 4]:1879 (Jul) use of Sydney International Exhibition envelopes x2, both to Augustus Morris in Victoria with DLR 2d (redirected from Colac to St Kilda) or 2d pair tied by different Sydney duplexes, flap faults but of fine appearance. (2)Lot 978 [2 of 4]:1879 (Jul) use of Sydney International Exhibition envelopes x2, both to Augustus Morris in Victoria with DLR 2d (redirected from Colac to St Kilda) or 2d pair tied by different Sydney duplexes, flap faults but of fine appearance. (2)Lot 978 [3 of 4]:1879 (Jul) use of Sydney International Exhibition envelopes x2, both to Augustus Morris in Victoria with DLR 2d (redirected from Colac to St Kilda) or 2d pair tied by different Sydney duplexes, flap faults but of fine appearance. (2)
160.00 130.00 sold

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History

1017  1887 (Jun 17) inwards cover from NSW to C.H. Granlund/Exhibition Buildings/Adelaide with 1d DLR pair tied by BN '1106' of 'CROYDON/NSW' backstamp, endorsed "Express/56", Sydney & Adelaide transits & faint '[JUBILEE] EXHIBITION/JU20/87/S-A' arrival (ERD) backstamp.
Lot 139 [1 of 2]:1887 (Jun 17) inwards cover from NSW to C.H. Granlund/Exhibition Buildings/Adelaide with 1d DLR pair tied by BN '1106' of 'CROYDON/NSW' backstamp, endorsed "Express/56", Sydney & Adelaide transits & faint '[JUBILEE]Lot 139 [2 of 2]:1887 (Jun 17) inwards cover from NSW to C.H. Granlund/Exhibition Buildings/Adelaide with 1d DLR pair tied by BN '1106' of 'CROYDON/NSW' backstamp, endorsed "Express/56", Sydney & Adelaide transits & faint '[JUBILEE]
120.00 This lot is no longer available

TASMANIA - Postal Stationery - Franks

1133
PS Corporation Of Launceston: 1891-92 envelopes (blue frank) with various forms of the 'TASMANIAN EXHIBITION LAUNCESTON 1891-2' imprint at lower-left and blue Exhibition seal on flap, each with Launceston duplex cancels with time codes A, H, K x2 S or U, all used irregularly to external destinations Victoria, New Zealand, Austria (front only) & England x2 (one registered & rare thus). (5)
Lot 158 [1 of 9]:Corporation of Launceston: 1891-92 Envelopes (blue frank) with various forms of the 'TASMANIAN EXHIBITION LAUNCESTON 1891-2' imprint at lower-left and blue Exhibition seal on flap, each with Launceston duplex cancels with time codes A, H, K x2 S or U, all used irregularly to external destinations Victoria, New Zealand, Austria (front only) & England x2 (one registered & rare thus). (5)Lot 158 [2 of 9]:Corporation of Launceston: 1891-92 Envelopes (blue frank) with various forms of the 'TASMANIAN EXHIBITION LAUNCESTON 1891-2' imprint at lower-left and blue Exhibition seal on flap, each with Launceston duplex cancels with time codes A, H, K x2 S or U, all used irregularly to external destinations Victoria, New Zealand, Austria (front only) & England x2 (one registered & rare thus). (5)Lot 158 [3 of 9]:Corporation of Launceston: 1891-92 Envelopes (blue frank) with various forms of the 'TASMANIAN EXHIBITION LAUNCESTON 1891-2' imprint at lower-left and blue Exhibition seal on flap, each with Launceston duplex cancels with time codes A, H, K x2 S or U, all used irregularly to external destinations Victoria, New Zealand, Austria (front only) & England x2 (one registered & rare thus). (5)
600.00 This lot is no longer available
1135 PS Head Quarters Defence Force: 1894 unusually large postcard (162x119mm) for the Tasmanian Rifle Regiment with printed instructions in preparation for forming the Guard of Honour at the Opening of the Hobart Exhibition on 15/11/1894, very fine 'HD QR DEF.FORCE' Frank handstamp in black & fine Hobart duplex of NO12/94, minor soiling & light vertical fold. The only example we have seen.
Lot 160:Head Quarters Defence Force: 1894 Unusually large postcard (162x119mm) for the Tasmanian Rifle Regiment with printed instructions in preparation for forming the Guard of Honour at the Opening of the Hobart Exhibition on 15/11/1894, very fine 'HD QR DEF.FORCE' Frank handstamp in black & fine Hobart duplex of NO12/94, minor soiling & light vertical fold. The only example we have seen.
200.00 This lot is no longer available

TASMANIA - DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA

1136   1894-95 Tasmanian International Exhibition: 'Memorandum & Articles of Association of the Tasmanian International Exhibition Association' [Propsting & Robey, Hobart, 1892] 25pp with pink front cover; also, a proof pull of a newspaper report regarding a meeting of the Board at which Mr John Echlin reports on his attempts to garner interest in England and Europe for the planned Exhibition.
Lot 1136 [1 of 2]:1894-95 Tasmanian International Exhibition: 'Memorandum & Articles of Association of the Tasmanian International Exhibition Association' [Propsting & Robey, Hobart, 1892] 25pp with pink front cover; also, a proof pull of a newspaper report regarding a meeting of the Board at which Mr John Echlin reports on his attempts to garner interest in England and Europe for the planned Exhibition. Lot 1136 [2 of 2]:1894-95 Tasmanian International Exhibition: 'Memorandum & Articles of Association of the Tasmanian International Exhibition Association' [Propsting & Robey, Hobart, 1892] 25pp with pink front cover; also, a proof pull of a newspaper report regarding a meeting of the Board at which Mr John Echlin reports on his attempts to garner interest in England and Europe for the planned Exhibition.
80.00 64.00 R

VICTORIA - Postal Stationery - Franks

1166 PS Chief Secretary: Centennial International Exhibition Envelopes [1] 1887 (Apr 2) local use in Melbourne with blue frank, blue imprint on flap; [2] 1889 (Jan 6) Melbourne to Kilmore, violet frank, gold imprint on flap. (2)
Lot 1166 [1 of 3]:Chief Secretary: Centennial International Exhibition Envelopes [1] 1887 (Apr 2) local use in Melbourne with blue frank, blue imprint on flap; [2] 1889 (Jan 6) Melbourne to Kilmore, violet frank, gold imprint on flap. (2)Lot 1166 [2 of 3]:Chief Secretary: Centennial International Exhibition Envelopes [1] 1887 (Apr 2) local use in Melbourne with blue frank, blue imprint on flap; [2] 1889 (Jan 6) Melbourne to Kilmore, violet frank, gold imprint on flap. (2)Lot 1166 [3 of 3]:Chief Secretary: Centennial International Exhibition Envelopes [1] 1887 (Apr 2) local use in Melbourne with blue frank, blue imprint on flap; [2] 1889 (Jan 6) Melbourne to Kilmore, violet frank, gold imprint on flap. (2)
200.00 150.00 sold
   
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