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AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery - Postal Cards

2118
 1976 18c Pictorial Series set of 16 rejected cards, which were issued in error in a small number of presentation wallets, nine of which were supposed to have been replaced for technical reasons and seven for various design or caption errors, all neatly annotated, citing the reasons for rejection. Rarely offered.
Lot 2118 [1 of 6]:1976 18c Pictorial Series set of 16 rejected cards, which were issued in error in a small number of presentation wallets, nine of which were supposed to have been replaced for technical reasons and seven for various design or caption errors, all neatly annotated, citing the reasons for rejection. Rarely offered. Lot 2118 [2 of 6]:1976 18c Pictorial Series set of 16 rejected cards, which were issued in error in a small number of presentation wallets, nine of which were supposed to have been replaced for technical reasons and seven for various design or caption errors, all neatly annotated, citing the reasons for rejection. Rarely offered. Lot 2118 [3 of 6]:1976 18c Pictorial Series set of 16 rejected cards, which were issued in error in a small number of presentation wallets, nine of which were supposed to have been replaced for technical reasons and seven for various design or caption errors, all neatly annotated, citing the reasons for rejection. Rarely offered.
1,000.00 1,050.00 sold

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery

2138  1896: Post Office Design Competition prize-winning entry by "KANGAROO" headed 'NEWSPAPER ONLY' based around a Half Penny Coin design with an elaborate header and design elements including a coastal scene showing a steam train & ship and an aborigine brandishing a spear, all expertly executed in reddish purple & China white on card (315x246mm), irregularly cut at top to preserve the marginal endorsements in pencil including "Prize divided" & an apparent voting breakdown indicating this to be the most popular entry, with a further endorsement "take out newspaper only" suggesting the design was intended for a Postal Card. Minor edge blemishes. An item of exceptional beauty. 2,000.00 This lot is no longer available

VICTORIA - Postal Stationery - Franks

2176  Attorney-General: handstamp in rosine Karman #V210.2 on 1889 (Apr 25) registered cover with printed 'OFFICE OF TITLES' imprint at lower-left, 'REGISTERED' & 'RETURN IF NOT DELIVERED/WITHIN SEVEN DAYS' boxed handstamp both in rosine, addressed to Commissioners of Water Supply (Melbourne), endorsed at base "re Watts River Acqueduct" (sic), torn flap, otherwise fine.
Lot 2176:Attorney-General: handstamp in rosine Karman #V210.2 on 1889 (Apr 25) registered cover with printed 'OFFICE OF TITLES' imprint at lower-left, 'REGISTERED' & 'RETURN IF NOT DELIVERED/WITHIN SEVEN DAYS' boxed handstamp both in rosine, addressed to Commissioners of Water Supply (Melbourne), endorsed at base "re Watts River Acqueduct" (sic), torn flap, otherwise fine.
150.00 115.00 sold
2177  Chief Secretary: Karman #V335.1 handstamp in blue tied by BN '201' of Toorak on 1865 OHMS printed envelope to East Melbourne containing printed invitation to Ball & Supper to celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday held at the Exhibition Buildings, minor blemishes & section of cover flap missing. Rare survivor.
Lot 2177 [1 of 3]:Chief Secretary: Karman #V335.1 handstamp in blue tied by BN '201' of Toorak on 1865 OHMS printed envelope to East Melbourne containing printed invitation to Ball & Supper to celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday held at the Exhibition Buildings, minor blemishes & section of cover flap missing. Rare survivor. Lot 2177 [2 of 3]:Chief Secretary: Karman #V335.1 handstamp in blue tied by BN '201' of Toorak on 1865 OHMS printed envelope to East Melbourne containing printed invitation to Ball & Supper to celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday held at the Exhibition Buildings, minor blemishes & section of cover flap missing. Rare survivor. Lot 2177 [3 of 3]:Chief Secretary: Karman #V335.1 handstamp in blue tied by BN '201' of Toorak on 1865 OHMS printed envelope to East Melbourne containing printed invitation to Ball & Supper to celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday held at the Exhibition Buildings, minor blemishes & section of cover flap missing. Rare survivor.
1,000.00 950.00 sold
2178  Chief Secretary: Karman #V340.2 handstamp in reddish-purple tied by Melbourne 'OC8/74' duplex on 1874 Government Botanist printed envelope to Prussia, London Paid transit on face & Berlin Post boxed arrival backstamp. Fine and attractive.
Lot 2178 [1 of 2]:Chief Secretary: Karman #V340.2 handstamp in reddish-purple tied by Melbourne 'OC8/74' duplex on 1874 Government Botanist printed envelope to Prussia, London Paid transit on face & Berlin Post boxed arrival backstamp. Fine and attractive. Lot 2178 [2 of 2]:Chief Secretary: Karman #V340.2 handstamp in reddish-purple tied by Melbourne 'OC8/74' duplex on 1874 Government Botanist printed envelope to Prussia, London Paid transit on face & Berlin Post boxed arrival backstamp. Fine and attractive.
200.00 150.00 sold
2179  Chief Secretary: Karman #V340.4 handstamp in black on printed covers x2, each with 'GOVERNMENT BOTANIST' inscription at lower-left, used in 1894 (Nov 17) from South Yarra to Castlemaine or 1895 (Oct 2) from Melbourne to Forth (Tas), the former with manuscript notation "Von Mueller/name/Cheiranthera linearis" on reverse, both covers with partially missing flaps, otherwise fine. (2)
Lot 2179 [1 of 2]:Chief Secretary: Karman #V340.4 handstamp in black on printed covers x2, each with 'GOVERNMENT BOTANIST' inscription at lower-left, used in 1894 (Nov 17) from South Yarra to Castlemaine or 1895 (Oct 2) from Melbourne to Forth (Tas), the former with manuscript notation "Von Mueller/name/Cheiranthera linearis" on reverse, both covers with partially missing flaps, otherwise fine. (2)Lot 2179 [2 of 2]:Chief Secretary: Karman #V340.4 handstamp in black on printed covers x2, each with 'GOVERNMENT BOTANIST' inscription at lower-left, used in 1894 (Nov 17) from South Yarra to Castlemaine or 1895 (Oct 2) from Melbourne to Forth (Tas), the former with manuscript notation "Von Mueller/name/Cheiranthera linearis" on reverse, both covers with partially missing flaps, otherwise fine. (2)
150.00 120.00 sold
2180  Chief Secretary: Karman #V340.4 handstamp in black 1895 (Sep 20) use on printed OHMS Envelope, inscribed 'THE EXHIBITION TRUSTEES' at lower-left, addressed to Albert Park with South Melbourne '148' arrival duplex on reverse, repaired tear through the frank at upper-right.
Lot 1268 [1 of 2]:Chief Secretary: Karman #V340.4 handstamp in black 1895 (Sep 20) use on printed OHMS Envelope, inscribed 'THE EXHIBITION TRUSTEES' at lower-left, addressed to Albert Park with South Melbourne '148' arrival duplex on reverse, repaired tear through the frank at upper-right. Lot 1268 [2 of 2]:Chief Secretary: Karman #V340.4 handstamp in black 1895 (Sep 20) use on printed OHMS Envelope, inscribed 'THE EXHIBITION TRUSTEES' at lower-left, addressed to Albert Park with South Melbourne '148' arrival duplex on reverse, repaired tear through the frank at upper-right.
300.00 This lot is no longer available
2181  Commissioner Of Crown Lands & Survey: handstamp in blue Karman #V270.1 on 1875 (May 4) Melbourne registered cover with 'CORRESPONDENCE DIVISION/DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND AGRICULTURE' imprint (unrecorded by Stieg & Watson) at lower-left, 'TOO LATE' & rare 'UNCLAIMED'-in-oval handstamp in green, very fine strike of unframed 'MT COLE/MY7/75/VICTORIA' arrival datestamp (rare) at left, DLB 'JN14' backstamp in green, fine condition overall.
Lot 920:Commissioner Of Crown Lands & Survey: handstamp in blue Karman #V270.1 on 1875 (May 4) Melbourne registered cover with 'CORRESPONDENCE DIVISION/DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND AGRICULTURE' imprint (unrecorded by Stieg & Watson) at lower-left, 'TOO LATE' & rare 'UNCLAIMED'-in-oval handstamp in green, very fine strike of unframed 'MT COLE/MY7/75/VICTORIA' arrival datestamp (rare) at left, DLB 'JN14' backstamp in green, fine condition overall.
350.00 This lot is no longer available

VICTORIA - Postal History

2183  1853 (May 8) Adams & Co printed envelope addressed to "Purser of Steamer New Orleans" care of Adams & Co, Melbourne, 'ADAMS & CO/EXPRESS/16 WALL ST/NEW YORK' shield embossed in red at upper-left, containing original letter dated "New York May 8th 1853", envelope with no postal markings, carried per favour or possibly by the company's courier. Very fine condition. Ex Haas & Lancaster. [This lot is accompanied by a copy of Alan Levy's 'Collectors Club Philatelist' May 1982 article "Adams & Co.'s Express - The Melbourne, Australia, Branch"]
Lot 1348 [1 of 2]:1853 (May 8) Adams & Co printed envelope addressed to "Purser of Steamer New Orleans" care of Adams & Co, Melbourne, 'ADAMS & CO/EXPRESS/16 WALL ST/NEW YORK' shield embossed in red at upper-left, containing original letter dated "New York May 8th 1853", envelope with no postal markings, carried per favour or possibly by the company's courier. Very fine condition. Ex Haas & Lancaster. [This lot is accompanied by a copy of Alan Levy's 'Collectors Club Philatelist' May 1982 article "Adams & Co.'s Express - The Melbourne, Australia, Branch"] Lot 1348 [2 of 2]:1853 (May 8) Adams & Co printed envelope addressed to "Purser of Steamer New Orleans" care of Adams & Co, Melbourne, 'ADAMS & CO/EXPRESS/16 WALL ST/NEW YORK' shield embossed in red at upper-left, containing original letter dated "New York May 8th 1853", envelope with no postal markings, carried per favour or possibly by the company's courier. Very fine condition. Ex Haas & Lancaster. [This lot is accompanied by a copy of Alan Levy's 'Collectors Club Philatelist' May 1982 article "Adams & Co.'s Express - The Melbourne, Australia, Branch"]
1,500.00 This lot is no longer available

NORFOLK ISLAND - Postal History

2200  1968 (Apr 5) Air Letter from UK to Norfolk Islands (sic) carried aboard BOAC Flight 712, which crashed at Heathrow shortly after take-off on April 8, with loss of life of 5 of the 127 on board. With supporting Post Office letter. Believed to be the only article recorded from this major incident destined for Norfolk Island. 1,000.00 This lot is no longer available
   
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