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LE7 9ZU
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POSTAL HISTORY
 
ASCENSION
Lots 2028-2029
 
2028
1937 Coronation set of 3 on printed address registered cover (few tone spots) to England in November 1937 plus Cayman Islands Selfridge printed address cover bearing set of 3 sent registered in October 1937. ()
£4.00
 
 
2029
1998 Long OHMS stampless manila cover (central vertical fold) hand addressed to Rev Payne St Mary's Church having fine strike of Georgetown Ascension Island cds dated 7 September 1998. Fine strikes of double ring Administrators Office Ascension Despatched oval cachet dated 3 September 1998 both sides. ()
£2.00
 
 
AUSTRALIA
Lots 2030-2031
 
2030
1931 Plain cover hand addressed to Hobart bearing ½d orange horizontal pair tied by Hobart Conversion Loan Now Open slogan cancel dated 8 September 1931. Large purple circular cachet Posted at the Art¬ Antique And Historical Exhibition Hobart 1931 also on cover. ()
£4.00
 
 
2031
1950 Typed address cover (small closed tear at top¬ couple of tone spots both sides) to England bearing 2½d 100 years of First Victoria stamp commemorative tied by London FS Paquebot Posted at Sea slogan cancel dated 21 December 1950. ()
£2.00
 
 
BAHAMAS
Lots 2032-2034
 
2032
1912 Hand addressed cover (a little taty and soiling on reverse) sent registered to USA at 3d rate bearing KEVII 1d carmine x 3 tied by Nassau cds dated 13 September 1912. ()
£5.00
 
 
2033
1938 Hand addressed cover (few light brown spots (not tone) on front affecting stamps) sent registered at 4½d rate to England bearing 1d scarlet x 3 and 1½d orange SG249a & 250 tied by Barbados GPO Registration cds dated 21 November 1938. ()
£5.00
 
 
2034
1988-2002 Four different colour postcards all addressed to England bearing stamps from Bahamas tied by different ships Posted on Board cancels. ()
£5.00
 
 
BAHRAIN
Lots 2035-2040
 
2035
1938 Hand addressed cover (roughly opened at left) to Bombay at 2a bearing on reverse ½a green horizontal strip of 4 SG2tied by two strikes of faintly applied type 6 cds dated 2 February 1938. Mandvi arrival cds dated 5 February 1938 on reverse. ()
£7.50
 
 
2036
1946-58 Five covers all addressed to England bearing GB (4 all QEII) or Indian (KGV) stamps overprinted Bahrain tied by three different cancels inclusing 3 with Awali cds. ()
£18.00
 
 
2037
1949 circa Typed address cover sent air mail to England bearing 1½a on 1½d pale red-brown block of 4 SG53 tied by two strikes of year unclear type 26 cds dated 14 January. ()
£5.00
 
 
2038
1950 Firms commercial air mail cover (roughly opened at right) to Bombay at 6a rate bearing on reverse KGVI ½a on ½d green SG51 x 6 plus 3a on 3d pale violet SG56 all tied by five strikes of type 26 cds dated 2 September 1950. ()
£7.50
 
 
2039
1952 Hand addressed cover sent air mail cover (slight damage bottom right) to Bombay at 6a rate bearing on reverse KGVI ½a on ½d pale orange SG71 x 12 (three blocks of 4) all tied by three strikes of type 26 cds dated 18 January 1952. ()
£7.50
 
 
2040
1960 Typed address air mail cover to Bombay at 40np rate bearing 20np on 3d deep lilac horizontal pair SG108 tied by type 26 cds dated 17 February 1960. Fine strike of purple bilingual framed Bahrain Agricultural & Trade Fair 1960 1st April - 8th April cachet on front. ()
£7.50
 
 
BERMUDA
 
 
2041P
1945 Stampless OHMS envelope having King Edward VII Memorial Hospital imprint bottom left typed address to Pembroke with paget single ring cds dated 5 December 1945. ()
£20.00
1945 Stampless OHMS envelope having King Edward VII Memorial Hospital imprint bottom left typed address to Pembroke with paget single ring cds dated 5 December 1945. ()
 
BRITISH HONDURAS & BELIZE
 
 
2042
1931 Typed address cover to USA at 4c rate bearing KGV 2c x 2 tied by nice strike of Cayo British Honduras single ring cds dated 8 August 1931 with another strike alongside. Belize cds dated 10 August on reverse. ()
£30.00
 
 
CANADA
 
 
2043
1931-46 Five plain covers (three typed address others two hand addressed) one pilot signed all for various first flights having illustrated cachets applied relevant to flight. Range of stamps applied tied by appropriate cancels with arrival cancels on reverse. ()
£12.00
 
 
CEYLON AND SRI LANKA
 
 
2044
1922 Two hand addressed mourning covers to same address in London both at 12c rate bearing KGV 5c x 2 tied by single strike of Slave Island code B single ring cds dated 23 or 30 May 1922. Displayed on A4 page with typed write up. ()
£5.00
 
 
DOMINICA
 
 
2045P
1912 Printed A C Rossler Newark USA address cover sent registered (blue on white label applied bearing 6d green having Revenue overprint SGR2 (SG cat £24 from x 15 on cover) tied by date unclear Gen PO cds. Newark cds dated 14 June 1912 both sides and New York oval cancel dated 12 June x 2 on reverse. Scarce stamp on cover. ()
£25.00
1912 Printed A C Rossler Newark USA address cover sent registered (blue on white label applied bearing 6d green having Revenue overprint SGR2 (SG cat £24 from x 15 on cover)  tied by date unclear Gen PO cds. Newark cds dated 14 June 1912 both sides and New York oval cancel dated 12 June x 2 on reverse. Scarce stamp on cover. ()
 
FALKLAND ISLANDS
 
 
2046
1957 Hand addressed commercial air mail cover to London bearing 1/- Gentoo Penguins SG192 tied by Port Stanley Falkland Islands code * single ring cds dated 14 March 1957. ()
£7.00
 
 
FIRST DAY COVERS
Lots 2047-2069
 
2047
Australia - 1963 Plain locally hand addressed cover bearing 5d Export Campaign SG353 tied by fine strike of Woomera South Australia cds for date of issue. Woomera rocket testing site opened in 1951 and Post Office was non official. ()
£3.00
 
 
2048
Botswana - 1982 Colour illustrated unaddressed FDC for Christmas Fungi issue bearing set of 4 stamps tied by 2 strikes of Gaborone FDI handstamp. ()
£3.50
 
 
2049
Canada - 1999 Stamp Collecting Month¬ Kites set of 4 (SG1942/45) on illustrated unaddressed cover tied by two pictorial cancels for date of issue. ()
£1.00
 
 
2050
Falkland Islands - 2005-06 Three illustrated unaddressed covers for Maritime Heritage Parts 1 to 3 bearing issued stamps or miniature sheet tied by Stanley FDI pictorial hand stamp. ()
£5.00
 
 
2051
India - 1951 Typed address cover sent airmail to South Africa bearing Map of India 13np bright carmine-red 25np ultramaine 75np reddish purple definitives SG381 383 and 385 tied by two strikes local script name Tel cds for date of issue. ()
£7.00
 
 
2052
Isle of Man - 2016 Printed address special cover for the Queen's 90th Birthday bearing £1.60 miniature sheet tied by Royal Parade cds for date of issue. ()
£1.50
 
 
2053
Malaya - Johore - 1949 Four plain locally hand addressed covers each bearing different stamp from UPU issue each tied by Batu Pahat single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£3.50
 
 
2054
Morocco Agencies - 1937 Neat locally hand addressed plain cover bearing Coronation Tangier plus French Currency and Spanish Currency overprints all tied by British Post Office Tangier double ring cds dated 13 May 1937 - date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2055
Morocco Agencies - 1937 Printed Gibraltar address plain cover (hinge marks on reverse) bearing Coronation Tangier plus French Currency and Spanish Currency overprints all tied by Tangier single ring rubber skeleton cds dated 13 May 1937 - date of issue. ()
£6.50
 
 
2056
New Zealand - 1946 Illustrated typed address cover to London bearing Peace issue ½d to 1/- set of 11 SG667/77 all tied by Wellington cds's dated 1 April 1946 - date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2057
New Zealand - 1946 Illustrated typed address cover to Hawera bearing Peace issue ½d to 1/- set of 11 SG667/77 all tied by Hawera cds's dated 1 April 1946 - date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2058
New Zealand - 1950 Illustrated typed address cover (slight damage from opening bottom right) to USA bearing Centennial of Canterbury 1d to 1/- set of 5 SG703/07 all tied by Philatelic Exhibition Christchurch cds dated 20 November 1950 - date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2059
Nyasaland - 1951 Illustrated hand addressed cover sent registered to Scotland for Diamond Jubilee bearing 2d to 5/- set of 4 SG167/70 tied by two strikes of Nyasaland 1951 BC 1891 Diamond Jubilee circular handstamps with Blanytre Diamond Jubilee slogan cancel dated 15 May 1951 - date of issue on reverse.. ()
£7.50
 
 
2060
Rhodesia - 1966 Illustrated large unaddressed cover for 20th Anniv of Central African Airways issue bearing set of 4 tied by Salisbury FDI cds dated 1 June 1966. ()
£5.00
 
 
2061
Rhodesia - 1966 Plain typed local addressed cover bearing 1d to 6d definitives 5 different values SG374/78 tied by 3 strikes of Cranborne cds of 9 February 1966 - date of issue. ()
£1.50
 
 
2062
Rhodesia - 1967 Illustrated large unaddressed cover for 10th Anniv of Rhodes National Gallery Salisbury issue bearing set of 4 tied by Salisbury FDI cds dated 12 July 1967. ()
£2.00
 
 
2063
South Africa - 1966 Illustrated unaddressed cover for 5th Anniv of Republic bearing 1c to 7½c set of 4 in bilingual pairs SG262/65 all tied by special hand stamps for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2064
South Africa - 1966 Illustrated typed local addres cover for 5th Anniv of Republic bearing 1c to 7½c set of 4 in bilingual pairs SG262/65 all tied by special hand stamps for date of issue. ()
£3.50
 
 
2065
South Africa - 1970 Illustrated unaddresed cover for 150th Anniv of Bible Society bearing 2½c & 12½c SG301/02 tied by special Capetown hand stamp for date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2066
South Africa - 1994-2010 Five illustrated unaddressed covers comprising 1994 Presidential Inauguration 1996 African Cup of Nations Football 2006 FIFA World Cup miniature sheet plus 2010 two different FIFA World Cup self adhesive stamps covers all bearing issued stamps tied by appropriate hand stamps for date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2067
Gibraltar - 2004 Two colour illustrated unaddressed FDC having Wild Flowers 1p to £3 set of 13 SG1094/1106 spread over the two covers all tied by special hand stamp for date of issue. ()
£7.50
 
 
2068
Zimbabwe - 1984 Large illustrated unaddressed official FDC for Birds of Prey bearing set of six tied by two strikes of special pictorial FDI handstamp. ()
£3.00
 
 
2069
Zimbabwe - 1986 Illustrated unaddressed cover for Moths of Zimbabwe issue bearing 12c to 35c set of 4 tied by Harare FDI special handstamp. ()
£2.00
 
 
FIRST DAY COVERS - GREAT BRITAIN
Lots 2070-2119
 
2070
1937 Plain manila cover typed address to Australia with KGVI 1½d red-brown SG464 tied by Halifax Yorks machine cancel dated 30 July 1937 - date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2071
1937 Special cover endorsed First Day Cover rubber stamped address to Manchester bearing 1½d Coronation tied by Levenshulme Manchester machine cancel for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2072
1957 Hand addressed plain cover bearing 46th Inter-Parliamentary Union Conference 4d tied by Bromley machine cancel for date of issue. ()
£7.00
 
 
2073
1958-65 Hand addressed covers for 1958 Commonwealth Games 1960 General Letter Office 1961 Post Office Savings Bank 1963 Nature Week 1965 Churchill Commemoration and Salvation each bearing full set tied by cancels for date of issue. ()
£8.00
 
 
2074
1961 Plain typed address covers for Centenary of Post Office Savings Bank and Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference issues with cds's for date of issue. ()
£2.50
 
 
2075
1964 Illustrated typed address cover sent Post Office Express Delivery for Shakespeare issue bearing set of 5 tied by Lombard St cds for date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
2076
1964-66 Illustrated hand addressed covers for 1964 Botanical Congress 1965 ITU and 1966 Westminster Abbey issues with stamps tied by large London FDI cds. ()
£4.50
 
 
2077
1965 Typed address illustrated cover for ITU bearing 9d (light tone on few perfs on this value) & 1s 6d values both phosphor tied by Southampton machine cancel for date of issue. ()
£2.50
 
 
2078
1972 British Forces Postal Service illustrated unaddressed cover bearing BBC set of 4 tied by Field Post Office 256 cds dated 13 September 1972 - date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2079
1973 British Forces Postal Service illustrated hand addressed cover bearing British Explorers set of 5 tied by Forces Post Office 108 single ring cds dated 18 April 1973 - date of issue. ()
£2.50
 
 
2080
1974 British Forces Postal Service illustrated unaddressed cover bearing Medieval Knights set of 4 tied by Forces Post Office 12 single ring cds dated 10 July 1974 - date of issue. ()
£7.50
 
 
2081
1976 British Forces Postal Service illustrated unaddressed cover bearing Christmas set of 4 tied by Forces Post Office 44 single ring cds dated 24 November 1976 - date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2082
1977 British Forces Postal Service illustrated unaddressed cover bearing Racket Sports set of 4 tied by Forces Post Office 44 single ring cds dated 12 January 1977 - date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2083
1977 British Forces Postal Service illustrated unaddressed cover bearing Silver Jubilee of the Queen's Accession 8½p 10p 11p and 13p tied by Forces Post Office 44 single ring cds dated 12 May 1977 - date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2084
1982 Benham silk PHQ cards for Centenary of Death of Charles Darwin code 1982 BPC1a/d each bearing issued stamp tied by appropriate FDI handstamp. ()
£1.50
 
 
2085
1982 Benham silk PHQ cards for British Textiles code 1982 BPC5a/d each bearing issued stamp tied by appropriate FDI handstamp. ()
£1.50
 
 
2086
1983 Benham silk PHQ cards for Christmas code 1983 BPC7a/e each bearing issued stamp tied by appropriate FDI handstamp. ()
£1.50
 
 
2087
1987 Four Benham silk covers (BS5/8) for Sir Isaac Newton issue each cover bearing different single stamp from set tied by appropriate pictorial FDI handstamp. ()
£2.00
 
 
2088
1987 Four Benham silk covers (BS9/12) for British Architects in Europe issue each bearing different single stamp from set tied by appropriate pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2089
1987 Four Benham silk covers (BS13/16) for Centenary of St John's issue each bearing different single stamp from set tied by appropriate pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2090
1988 Four Benham silk covers (BS26/29) for Centenary of Edward Lear issue each bearing different single stamp from set tied by appropriate pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2091
1988 Four Benham silk cards (BPC26/29) for Centenary of Edward Lear issue each bearing different single stamp from set tied by appropriate pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2092
1989 Royal Mail PHQ cards for Centenary of Royal Society for the Protection of Birds PHQ 115(a) to (d) 1/89 each bearing issued stamp tied by London FDI handstamp. ()
£1.50
 
 
2093
1990 Four Benham silk covers (BS6/9) for 150th Anniv RSPCA issue each cover bearing different single stamp from set tied by appropriate pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2094
1990 Benham silk covers (BS34/37) for 90th Birthday of the Queen Mother each cover bearing different stamp from set tied by appropriate pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2095
1990-2002 Royal Mail Stanley Gibbons and Sun or Sunday Mirror illustrated printed address covers for 1990 90th Birthday of HM Queen Mother and 1992 40th Anniv of Accession plus Mercury illustrated covers for 1993 Christmas (Charles Dickens) - 1994 50th Anniv of D Day - 1996 Children's Television and 2002 Queen Mother Commemoration all bearing full sets of issued stamps tied by appropriate FDI handstamps. ()
£4.00
 
 
2096
1991 Four Benham silk covers (BS16/19) for Scientific Achievements issue each bearing different single stamp from set tied by appropriate pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2097
1991 Five Benham silk post cards (BPC43/47) for Dinosaurs issue each card bearing different single stamp from set tied by appropriate pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2098
1991 Four Benham silk covers (BS48/51) for Ordnance Survey issue each cover bearing different single stamp from set tied by appropriate pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2099
1996 Illustrated typed address Royal Mail covers for Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust - Cinema - Football - Europa Famous Women - Childrens Television - Classic Sports Cars and Christmas all bearing issued stamps tied by Bureau pictorial handstamps. ()
£3.50
 
 
2100
1997 Three different illustrated printed address "Luxury" covers for Architects of the Air with 37p 43p or 63p values tied by Scampton pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.50
 
 
2101
1997 Illustrated typed address Royal Mail covers for Religious Anniversaries - Europa - British Aircraft Designers - Queens Horses - Sub-Post Offices - Enid Blyton - Christmas and Royal Golden Wedding all bearing issued stamps tied by Bureau pictorial handstamps. ()
£5.00
 
 
2102
1998 Illustrated typed address Royal Mail covers for Endangered Species - Diana - Lighthouses - Comedians - NHS - Childrens Novel's - Europa Festivals - British Land Speed Records and Christmas all bearing issued stamps tied by Bureau pictorial handstamps. ()
£6.00
 
 
2103
1999 Illustrated typed address Royal Mail covers for all twelve Millennium issues bearing issued stamps tied by Bureau pictorial handstamps. ()
£8.00
 
 
2104
2001 Punch & Judy Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing se-tenant strip of 7 all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£2.50
 
 
2105
2001 Christmas and 2002 Commonwealth Games Royal Mail typed label address First Day Covers bearing issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£2.50
 
 
2106
2002 Coastlines Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing 27p se-tenant block of 10 issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£2.50
 
 
2107
2002 Peter Pan Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing set of 5 issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£3.00
 
 
2108
2002 Pillar to Post Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing set of 5 issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£2.50
 
 
2109
2002 Astronomy Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing issued miniature sheet tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£2.50
 
 
2110
2003 The Secret of Life Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing set of 5 issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£3.00
 
 
2111
2003 Extreme Endeavours Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing set of 6 issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£3.50
 
 
2112
2003 England Winners Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing issued miniature sheet tied by Bureau FDI handstamps ()
£4.00
 
 
2113
2004 Occasions Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing se-tenant set of 5 issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£3.00
 
 
2114
2004 Royal Horticultural Society Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing set of 6 issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£2.50
 
 
2115
2004 A British Journey - Wales Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing set of 6 issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£2.50
 
 
2116
2004 Woodland Animals Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing se-tenant block of 10 1st NVI issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£4.00
 
 
2117
2004 Christmas Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing set of 6 issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£2.50
 
 
2118
2005 A British Journey - South West England Royal Mail typed label address First Day Cover bearing set of 6 issued stamps all tied by Bureau FDI handstamps. ()
£2.50
 
 
2119
2007 Illustrated typed address Royal Mail cover for Wembley Stadium issue bearing miniature sheet tied by pictorial Wembley FDI handstamps. ()
£1.50
 
 
FIJI
Lots 2120-2123
 
2120
1905 Black & white real photograph postcard of Lavoni-Valley Ovalau Fiji (undivided back) endorsed Printed Matter on reverse sent to Niagara Falls USA having KEVII ½d green (slight damage) affixed to picture side tied by GPO Suva Fiji single ring cds of 12 September 1905. Niagara Falls arrival cds of 3 October 1905 applied both sides. ()
£20.00
 
 
2121
1906 Black & white real photograph postcard of locals canoeing on the Navua River Fiji (undivided back) to Niagara Falls USA at 1d rate with KEVII ½d green pair tied by Suva single ring cds of 15 July 1906 plus Niagara Falls flag slogan cancel dated 6 October 1906. ()
£20.00
 
 
2122
1929 Typed address cover (Nukualofa Club crest on back flap) used to London unusually bearing Tonga 1d Ovava Tree horizontal pair tied by good strike of Suva Fiji continuous slogan machine cancel dated 17 December 1929. ()
£45.00
 
 
2123
1937 Hand addressed cover Fiji to England bearing Coronation set of 3 tied by Suva cds's for date of issue plus typed address special cover Malta to USA bearing set of 3 plus additional ½d all tied by Malta Air Mail cds for date of issue. ()
£6.00
 
 
FIRST FLIGHT¬ AVIATON & CRASH COVERS
Lots 2124-2132
 
2124
Austria - 1949 Illustrated special Ballon Post cover (small tear bottom right corner) hand addressed to England at 45g rate bearing 15g and 30g commemoratives tied by fine strike of Badsastein pictorial handstamp dated 2 September 1949. Tthree cachets (one dated 23 October 1949) plus Tirol cds dated 24 October 1949 also applied. ()
£4.00
 
 
2125
Australia - 1931 Special illustrated (both sides) Christmas Greetings air mail cover for First all Australian Air Mail service by Australian National Airways hand addressed to Scotland bearing KGV 2d plus 6d Air Mail Service x 2 all tied by Sydney Air Mail Section GPO slogan cancel dated 19 November 1931. St Andrews arrival cds of 17 December 1931 on rear. ()
£10.00
 
 
2126P
Australia - 1934 Special illustrated First Official Air Mail Australia to New Zealand per VH-UXX 'Faith in Australia' C.T.P. Ulm Commander cover having usual cachet hand addressed at 7d rate bearing KGV 4d and 3d Air tied by Sydney Air Mail Section GPO slogan cancel dated 9 April 1934. New Plymouth arrival cds dated 12 April 1934 on reverse. ()
£8.00
Australia - 1934 Special illustrated First Official Air Mail Australia to New Zealand per VH-UXX 'Faith in Australia' C.T.P. Ulm Commander cover having usual cachet hand addressed at 7d rate bearing KGV 4d and 3d Air tied by Sydney Air Mail Section GPO slogan cancel dated 9 April 1934. New Plymouth arrival cds dated 12 April 1934 on reverse. ()
 
2127P
Australia - 1934 Special illustrated First Official Air Mail Australia to New Zealand per VH-UXX 'Faith in Australia' C.T.P. Ulm Commander cover having usual cachet on reverse typed London address (via New Zealand) at 7d rate bearing KGV 4d and 3d Air tied by Air Mail Sydney cds dated 10 April 1934. Auckland transit cds dated 12 April 1934 on reverse. ()
£8.00
Australia - 1934 Special illustrated First Official Air Mail Australia to New Zealand per VH-UXX 'Faith in Australia' C.T.P. Ulm Commander cover having usual cachet on reverse typed London address (via New Zealand) at 7d rate bearing KGV 4d and 3d Air tied by Air Mail Sydney cds dated 10 April 1934. Auckland transit cds dated 12 April 1934 on reverse. ()
 
2128P
Australia - 1934 Special illustrated First Official Air Mail Australia to New Zealand per VH-UXX 'Faith in Australia' C.T.P. Ulm Commander cover (different design to previous lot) having usual cachet on reverse typed London address (via New Zealand) at 7d rate bearing KGV 4d and 3d Air tied by Air Mail Sydney cds dated 10 April 1934. Auckland transit cds dated 12 April 1934 on reverse. ()
£8.00
Australia - 1934 Special illustrated First Official Air Mail Australia to New Zealand per VH-UXX 'Faith in Australia' C.T.P. Ulm Commander cover (different design to previous lot) having usual cachet on reverse typed London address (via New Zealand) at 7d rate bearing KGV 4d and 3d Air tied by Air Mail Sydney cds dated 10 April 1934. Auckland transit cds dated 12 April 1934 on reverse. ()
 
2129P
Australia - 1934 Special illustrated First Official Air Mail Australia to Papua and New Guinea per VH-UXX 'Faith in Australia' C.T.P. Ulm Commander typed address cover for Rockhampton to Brisbane stage at 5d rate bearing KGV ½d & 1½d and 3d Air tied by Rockhampton cds's dated 31 July 1934. Brisbane arrival cds of same date on reverse. ()
£7.00
Australia - 1934 Special illustrated First Official Air Mail Australia to Papua and New Guinea per VH-UXX 'Faith in Australia' C.T.P. Ulm Commander typed address cover for Rockhampton to Brisbane stage  at 5d rate bearing KGV ½d & 1½d and 3d Air tied by Rockhampton cds's dated 31 July 1934. Brisbane arrival cds of same date on reverse. ()
 
2130
Great Britain - 1938 Typed address cover (two holes at right one breaking surface other under stamp not breaking surface of stamp) To Port Moresby typed endorsement First Flight to Papua at 1½d rate bearing KGVI 1½d tied by London FS Glasgow Empire Exhibition slogan cancel dated 27 July 1938. Purple boxed cachet Posted at.........under cover to the Head Postmaster at King Edward St London on reverse with Hove added in ink on reverse along with Townsville Queensland and Port Moresby transit cds's of 8 & 10 August 1938. ()
£6.50
 
 
2131
Great Britain - 1961 Aero Field special illustrated hand addressed post card commemorating 50th Anniv of First UK Aerial Post bearing 3d in QEII stamps tied by Windsor Berks 50th Anniv slogan cancel dated 9 September 1961. REA 11d letter service label commemorating 50th Anniv also affixed tied by BEA illustrated cds dated 9 September 1961. ()
£3.50
 
 
2132
World - 1930-90 Twenty one different covers for various flights including many illustrated from lots of different countries all in fine condition with appropriate cachets and postmarks. ()
£30.00
 
 
GIBRALTAR
 
 
2133
1902 Hand addressed black & white postcard (undivided back) showing view of Gibraltar sent to England bearing GB KEVII ½d dull blue green plus Gibraltar 1d carmine tied by good strike of A26 cod B type Z5 duplex dated 19 February 1902. ()
£5.00
 
 
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS
Lots 2134-2135
 
2134
1947 Lightly soiled plain cover hand addressed to New Zealand bearing KGVI 2d tied by lightish strike of Post Office Beru double ring cds dated 15 November 1947 with Post Office Fanning Island single ring cds dated 26 November 1947 also applied. ()
£45.00
 
 
2135
1950 Typed address cover to New Zealand bearing KGVI 3d definitive tied by good strike of Post Office Arorae double ring cds dated 7 September 1950. ()
£25.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN
Lots 2136-2189
 
2136
1794 Entire (staining & a little separation on folds) Wortham to Appleby Castle Westmorland dated 28 July 1794 having fair strike of Sevenoaks curved mark on front with Bishop mark dated 30 July on reverse. ()
£5.00
 
 
2137
1849 Wrapper Corstorphine to Edinburgh dated 29 October 1849 (cancellation marks on reverse) bearing 1d red imperf (DH) 3 margins tied by nice strike of *131* between bars (Edinburgh stars Mackay type 413 rarity E - 6 to 20 examples known) hand stamp. ()
£12.00
 
 
2138
1850-1993 Bundle of 76 covers and cards for all periods condition a little mixed but generally fine with few first day covers few slogan cancels and plenty of postmark interest. ()
£25.00
 
 
2139
1856 Preprinted large entire (some seperation and a little tatty) being particulars of sale of The Manor Blunsdon House in the Parish of Blunsdon Saint Andrew on 11 September 1855 sent to Middle Hill bearing 1d red horizontal pair IA-IB tied by unclear 1844 type cancels. Five different red double arc cds cancels on reverse all dated February 1856 5 months after sale. ()
£8.00
 
 
2140
1860 Commercial wrapper from firm in Newcastle on Tyne to company in Trieste endorsed "Via Ostend" bearing 6d pale lilac SG70 tied by lightly applied strike of Newcastle on Tyne 545 barred duplex cancel of 5 March 1860. Usual P in circle and (Aus England Per Aachen) Franco transit marks both in red applied on front with London and Trieste cancels on reverse. ()
£20.00
 
 
2141
1860 Two clean commercial wrappers from same London firm (Coulon & Co cachet on front) same firm in Trieste bearing 6d pale lilac SG70 tied by 11 in diamond London district barred oval. Usual P in circle and (Aus England Per Aachen) Franco transit marks in red applied on front with London and Trieste cancels on reverse dated September or November 1860. ()
£40.00
 
 
2142
1862 Commercial preprinted entire in Italian from Coulon & Co London to firm in Trieste dated 1 July 1862 bearing 6d deep lilac left wing marginal SG70 tied by 12 London district vertical duplex. Usual P in circle and (Aus England Per Aachen) Franco transit marks both in red applied on front with London and Trieste cancels on reverse dated July 1862. ()
£20.00
 
 
2143
1865 Preprinted large entire being particulars of sale (including coloured map) of the Summerton Estate in the Parish of Little Newcastle in the County of Pembroke sent to Cheltenham bearing 1d red (DJ) plate 92 tied by Haverfordwest duplex dated 14 July 1865. ()
£12.00
 
 
2144
1865 Small cover (Abbotsford Melrose PB on backflap slightly damaged) addressed to a captain at Aldershot Camp with 1d red (IG) plate 94 tied by Melrose code C duplex of 26 July 1865. Nice strike of Aldershot Camp code B single ring cds of 27 July 1865 on reverse. ()
£6.50
 
 
2145
1868 Two commercial entires from same firm in London to same firm in Trieste both endorsed "Via Ostend" at 1s 1d rate one bearing 6d lilac pair (QI-QJ) plate 6 (both trimmed perfs) SG97 plus 1d red (IC) plate 99 other bearing 1/- green (MI) plate 4 left wing marginal plus 1d red (SE) plate 76 tied by London district vertical duplex cancels. Usual PD in circle in red and (Aus England Per Aachen) Franco cds in blue applied on front with London and Trieste cancels on reverse dated February or March 1868. ()
£30.00
 
 
2146
1868-71 Seven 1d pink postal stationery envelopes (black ink writing on front some opened roughly) all addressed to Rev John Beatty 52 Upper Leeson Street Dublin six with Bristol cancels during 1868 or 1869 other Bury cancel in 1871 and all having strike of H& K Pact cds on reverse dated between 16 November 1868 and 12 March 1871. ()
£15.00
 
 
2147
1869 Two commercial entires from same firm in London to same firm in Trieste both endorsed "Via Ostend" at 1/- rate one bearing 6d dull violet x 2 (OI & OJ) plate 8 (OI wing marginal damaged at bottom right) SG108 other bearing 1/- green (CQ) plate 4 all tied by London 103 in diamond vertical duplex cancels dated 2 November or 2 December 1869. Usual PD in circle in red and (Aus England Per Aachen) Franco cds in blue applied on front with Trieste cancel on reverse. ()
£30.00
 
 
2148
1870 Commercial wrapper from Coulon & Co London (cachet on front) to firm in Trieste bearing 6d dull violet (PH) plate 8 right wing marginal SG108 tied by London 106 in diamond vertical duplex dated 4 January 1870. Usual PD in circle in red and (Aus England Per Aachen) Franco cds in blue applied on front with Trieste cancel on reverse. ()
£20.00
 
 
2149
1874 Three commercial items (two entires one wrapper) from companies in London to firms in Trieste all bearing 3d rose plate 14 (NC) trimmed perfs at left plate 15 (DF) or plate 15 (KD trimmed at right SG144 all tied by different London numbers in circle or diamond vertical duplexs dated between 5 and 30 September 1874. Wien and Trieste cancels on reverse. ()
£25.00
 
 
2150
1879 Commercial wrapper London to Trieste endorsed "Via Ostend" bearing 2½d rosy mauve (DC) plate 16 SG141 tied by London 95 in diamond vertical duplex dated 15 November 1879 with Trieste cancel on reverse. ()
£15.00
 
 
2151
1883 Black on blue OHMS Money Letter used registered to Sub Postmaster Balsall Heath Birmingham having superb strike of Registered code A Birmingham oval cancel dated 11 May 1883. Very fine fresh condition and scarce as such. ()
£15.00
 
 
2152
1899-1900 Two OHMS stampless envelopes (one Estate Duty Department Somerset House other Inland Revenue Somerset House) to same addressee in Bristol both having black Inland Revenue Somerset House crowned black cachets applied along with different London Official Paid cds's dated 25 November 1899 or 15 January 1900. ()
£4.50
 
 
2153
1902-10 Twelve postcards (10 franked KEVII 1d other two with KEVII ½d) from various locations with Great Britain to overseas destinations comprising Belgium Canada France x 2 Hungary Jamaica Southern Nigeria Russia x 2 Switzerland and USA x 2. ()
£12.00
 
 
2154
1902-12 Twelve covers (five with a typed write up) from various locations within Great Britain all to overseas destinations with nine at 2½d rate two at 5d rate (one registered) and one at 7½d rate most with KEVII 2½d definitives affixed. Destinations include Argentina France (inc one redirected to Egypt and one redirected to Italy) Germany Italy Palestine Spain USA and one to Sir Nicholas O'Connor Britsh Embassy Constantinople complete with contents. ()
£20.00
 
 
2155
1903-10 Forty seven black & white or colour postcards bearing KEVII ½d green tied by different double ring cds cancels dated between 3 August 1903 and 30 December 1910. ()
£25.00
 
 
2156
1905 Black & white postcard of Foreign Office London sent to Cornwall bearing KEVII ½d green tied by St Keverne RSO Cornwall code B double ring cds of 28 September 1905. ()
£5.00
 
 
2157
1905-21 Three postcards (two colour) all showing different views of Isle of Wight used to GB with stamps timed by Ryde duples or Shanklin and Totland cds cancels dated between May 1905 and May 1921. ()
£4.00
 
 
2158
1906 Incoming 1c green newspaper wrapper from USA uprated with 1c stamp hand addressed to Birmingham having good strike of "More To Pay above (4 added in blue ink) Oz 75" instructional mark applied. Birmingham cds dated 26 February 1906 applied along with manuscript * To Pay but no other markings indicating anything was paid. ()
£3.00
 
 
2159
1907 Black and white photograpic postcard of Kemble Station showing passenger trains and good wagons in station having additional printing applied on front in gold "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" with printed Christmas poem on reverse used to Swindon bearing KEVII ½d yellow-green (damaged at top) tied by Cirencester cds dated 23 December 1907. ()
£10.00
 
 
2160
1907 Black & white postcard of Bridge of Albah¬ Banff bearing KEVII ½d blue-green tied by fine strike of Auchterless Station double ring code D cds dated 23 December 1907. ()
£3.50
 
 
2161
1907 Black & white postcard of the interior of Iffley Old Norman Church used to Micheldever Station Hants (redirected on arrival) bearing KEVII ½d yellow-green (damaged) tied by Oxford cds dated 8 April 1907. Fine strike of Micheldever Station double ring cds dated 10 April 1907 applied alongside. ()
£4.00
 
 
2162
1908 Colour postcard Palace of Music sent to Folkstone bearing KEVII ½d yellow-green tied by good strike of Franco British Exhibition London single ring cds dated 10 September 1908. ()
£3.50
 
 
2163
1908 Colour postcard of Widemouth Bay¬ Nr Bude sent to Truro bearing KEVII ½d yellow-green tied by superb strike of Treillian Grampound Road purple cds dated 6 March 1908 having Probus thimble cds of same date alongside. ()
£9.00
 
 
2164
1908-47 Two colour postcards both sent to England each having GB stamps tied by First Tower (Jersey) cds or Jersey machine canel. ()
£3.50
 
 
2165
1909 Colour postcard Exhibition at night sent to Gt Yarmouth bearing KEVII ½d yellow-green tied by fair strike of Imperial International Exhibition single ring cds dated 30 July 1909. Lot includes unused colour Giant Post Card showing Flip Flap at Exhibition. ()
£5.00
 
 
2166
1910s Black & white unused postcard in fine condition showing view of Beach & Marine Gardens Folkstone without a motor vehicle in site. ()
£2.50
 
 
2167
1910 circa Platino-Photo unused black & white postcard of Lee Devon Post Office. ()
£4.00
 
 
2168
1911 Black & white postcard used to Devon bearing KEVII ½d yellow-green tied by fine strike of Tresco thimble cds dated 11 August 1911. ()
£7.50
 
 
2169
1911 H&B CP58 ½d green postal card used to Shipston on Soar having good strike of Whitechurch Stratford on Avon rubber cds dated 14 July 1913. ()
£3.00
 
 
2170
1911-36 Ten black & white or colour postcards bearing KGV ½d 1d or 1½d tied by various single ring or double ring cds cancels. ()
£5.00
 
 
2171
1912 Black & white postcard (light soiling on reverse) used to Sevenoaks bearing KGV ½d green tied by good strike of Scilly code A thimble cds dated 15 August 1912. ()
£4.50
 
 
2172
1913 Colour "Always True" postcard (crease bottom left corner) bearing KGV ½d green tied by Pica Distington (Cumberland) rubber skeleton cds dated 28 November 1913. ()
£9.00
 
 
2173
1914 Colour postcard of Giant's Causeway bearing KGV ½d green tied by Giant's Causeway Bushmills distorted single ring cds gated 18 June 1914. ()
£7.00
 
 
2174
1915 Ridout Brothers unused colour postcard Swalecliffe (near Whitstable) Post Office. ()
£4.00
 
 
2175
1917 Unfranked colour Christmas post card with Penrith cds of 24 December 1917 applied. "1d" tax mark applied plus 1d postage due SGD2 tied by Penrith cds of 26 December 1917. ()
£2.50
 
 
2176
1923 Colour postcard (horizontal fold) sent to South Africa bearing KGV 1½d chestnut tied by Nottingham Post Early in the Day flag type slogan cancel dated 7 June 1923. ()
£2.00
 
 
2177
1929 Colour postcard used to Reading bearing ½d green PUC x 2 tied by Durham machine cancel dated 11 September 1929 showing year slugs inverted. ()
£2.50
 
 
2178
1936 Hand addressed cover to Edinburgh bearing KEVIII 1d scarlet tied by Glasgow cds dated 14 September 1936 date of issue of stamp. Fine strike of Insufficiently Prepaid S.42 two lined instructional mark applied along with 1d To Pay tax mark with 1d Postage Due applied (partially over KEVIII stamp) tied by Edinburugh cds dated 15 September 19136. ()
£7.50
 
 
2179
1947 Typed address cover to Yorkshire bearing KGVI 2½d ultramarine tied by London Staggered Holidays For Comfort slogan cancel dated 8 March 1947. Blue SCA National Stamp Exhibition label applied bottom left tied by large red National Stamp Exhibition 3-8 March 1947 circular cachet. ()
£3.00
 
 
2180
1950 Illustrated Grand Hotel Eastbourne Post Card (horizontal crease at bottom) unaddressed bearing KGVI 2d pale orange tied by International Marine Insurance Conference Eastbourne large cds dated 25 September 1950. ()
£2.50
 
 
2181
1950s circa black on manila unused Post Office Telegram No Charge For Delivery unused envelope having flap stuck down. ()
£3.00
 
 
2182
1952 Six different British Railways colour postcards all to same address in Berks at 2d rate with various cancels applied. Cards have corner creases and couple stamps damaged. ()
£6.00
 
 
2183
1957 Two different Post Office OHMS unstamped typed NW8 address covers Postmasters Office NW District or General Post Office Headquarters oval purple cachets applied. ()
£1.50
 
 
2184
1958-68 Sixteen plain manila incoming covers all rubber stamped address to England bearing stamps from British Guiana¬ British Solomon Islands¬ Gold Coast¬ Ireland¬ North Borneo¬ South Africa or Tanganyika tied by various handstamps including some ships cachets and charge marks on some. ()
£2.00
 
 
2185
1974 Privately produced illustrated air Mail Letter Sheet for centenary of Chruchills birth having rubber stamped address bearing 4½p commemorative tied by FDI Cochester cds. ()
£1.00
 
 
2186
1979 Post Office printed label address illustrated FDC for British Spring Flowers bearing set of 4 tied by 2 strikes of Floral City Exhibition Bath pictorial cancel for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2187
1987 British Post Office Exhibition Card number 1 x 2 each having 31p & 34p affixed tied by Royal Mail Exhibition Card No 1 Edinburgh unframed cds dated 13 June 1987. ()
£2.00
 
 
2188
Jersey - 1910s Unused colour postcard showing Arms of Jersey and SS Roebuck (Steamer) passing Elizabeth Castle Jersey. ()
£7.00
 
 
2189
Jersey - 1943 Rubber stamped addressed cover sent registered to A E Le Gentil Closde Paradis Jersey bearing pictorial definitives ½d green to 3d violet each having individual strike of Jersey Channel Islands single ring cds dated 6 december 1943. ()
£5.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN - GREETINGS TELEGRAMS
Lots 2190-2234
 
2190
1936 Wilkinson W2 Robert Gibbings design fine unused unfold greetings telegram. ()
£10.00
 
 
2191
1936 Wilkinson W3 Valentine fine unused greeting telegram with central vertical fold. ()
£10.00
 
 
2192
1936 Wilkinson W5 used greetings telegram with central vertical fold designed A E Taylor. ()
£8.00
 
 
2193
1937 Wilkinson W8 used greetings telegram with central vertical fold designed by Claudia Frredman complete with E2a envelope. ()
£10.00
 
 
2194
1937-38 Five unused Greetings Telegramps comprising Wilkinson type 9¬ 11/13 & 15 each having central vertical fold and small light stains. ()
£17.00
 
 
2195
1938 Wilkinson W10 fine unused Valentines' greetings telegram with central horizontal fold. ()
£10.00
 
 
2196
1938 Wilkinson W11 used greetings telegram designed by Charles Paine with envelope E2a. ()
£10.00
 
 
2197
1938 Wilkinson W12 fine unused greetings telegram central fold designed by J S Goodhall. ()
£10.00
 
 
2198
1938 Wilkinson W13 fine unused unfolded greetings telegram designed by Miss I M Hyde. ()
£10.00
 
 
2199
1938 Wilkinson W13 used greetings telegram designed by Miss I M Hyde. ()
£8.00
 
 
2200
1938 Wilkinson W15 fine unused unfolded greetings telegram designed by H Gwynn. ()
£10.00
 
 
2201
1939 Wilkinson W16 unused unfolded Valentine's greetings telegram designed by H Perry. ()
£10.00
 
 
2202
1939 Wilkinson W16 used Valentine's greetings telegram designed by Herry Perry complete with E2a envelope. ()
£10.00
 
 
2203
1939 Wilkinson W17 fine unused unfolded greetings telegram designed by Leslie Holland. ()
£10.00
 
 
2204
1939 Wilkinson W18 fine unused unfolded greetings telegram designed by Alan Sorrell. ()
£10.00
 
 
2205
1939 Wilkinson W19 fine unused unfolded greetings telegram designed by Sheila Walsh. ()
£10.00
 
 
2206
1939 Wilkinson W20 unused greetings telegram designed by Ida Simpson central fold. ()
£10.00
 
 
2207
1940 Wilkinson W21 fine unused unfolded greetings telegram designed by C Freedman. ()
£10.00
 
 
2208
1940 Wilkinson W22a fine unused unfolded greetings telegram designed by Macdonald Gill. ()
£10.00
 
 
2209
1942 Wilkinson W23 used greetings telegram designed by Miss Atkins. ()
£8.00
 
 
2210
1950 Wilkinson W24 fine unused greetings telegram designed by Claudia Freedman. ()
£10.00
 
 
2211
1951 Wilkinson W25 used Valentine's greetings telegram designed by Eric Fraser complete with envelope E4a. ()
£10.00
 
 
2212
1951 Wilkinson W26 used Valentine's greetings telegram designed by Stanley Herbert. ()
£8.00
 
 
2213
1952 Wilkinson W27 fine unused unfolded greetings telegram designed by C J Boutell. ()
£10.00
 
 
2214
1952 Wilkinson W27 used greetings telegram designed by C J Boutell. ()
£8.00
 
 
2215
1952 Wilkinson W30 used greetings telegram designed by Herbert Gwynn. ()
£8.00
 
 
2216
1953 Wilkinson W31 fine unused Valentine's greetings telegram designed by A T Barbosa. ()
£10.00
 
 
2217
1953 Wilkinson W32 used Coronation design greetings telegram designed by Lynton Lamb. ()
£8.00
 
 
2218
1955 Wilkinson W34 used greetings telegram designed by B S Biro complete with E4c lilac on white envelope. ()
£8.00
 
 
2219
1956 Wilkinson W35 used greetings telegram designed by Fritz Wagner. ()
£8.00
 
 
2220
1957 Wilkinson W38 fine unused unfolded greetings telegram designed by Barbara Jones. ()
£10.00
 
 
2221
1957 Wilkinson W38 fine unused unfolded greetings telegram designed by Barbara Jones. ()
£10.00
 
 
2222
1958 Wilkinson W41 used greetings telegram designed by Michael Charlton. ()
£8.00
 
 
2223
1958 Wilkinson W41 used greetings telegram designed by Michael Charlton. ()
£8.00
 
 
2224
1959 Wilkinson W42 fine unused Valentine greetings telegram designed by R Bloomfield. ()
£10.00
 
 
2225
1959 Wilkinson W44 fine unused Wedding greetings telegram designed by S Thompson. ()
£10.00
 
 
2226
1959 Wilkinson W45 fine unused Baby greetings telegram designed by Gordon L Burrell complete with E10 envelope. ()
£10.00
 
 
2227
1959 Wilkinson W46 fine unused Baby greetings telegram designed by Hans Schwartz. ()
£8.00
 
 
2228
1959 Wilkinson W47 used greetings telegram designed by Hazell Restall. ()
£8.00
 
 
2229
1960 Wilkinson W50 fine unused Birthday greetings telegram designed by Rowland Emett complete with E15 unused envelope. ()
£10.00
 
 
2230
1960 Wilkinson W52 fine unused Birthday greetings telegram designed by Ruth Bulgin. ()
£10.00
 
 
2231
1961 Wilkinson W54 fine unused 21st Birthday greetings telegram designed by David Judd complete with unused E18 envelope. ()
£10.00
 
 
2232
1965 Wilkinson W63 fine unused Baby greetings telegram designed by Clive Abbott complete with unused E25 envelope. ()
£10.00
 
 
2233
1966 Wilkinson W65a fine unused Wedding greetings telegram designed by Albany Wiseman complete with unused E26a envelope. ()
£10.00
 
 
2234
1967 Wilkinson W68a fine unused 21st Birthday greetings telegram designed by Clive Abbott complete with unused E30 envelope. ()
£10.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN - BT TELEMESSAGE CARDS
Lots 2235-2239
 
2235
1981 Happy Birthday fine unused card no message LXF 20 designed by Richard Downer. ()
£12.00
 
 
2236
1981 Happy Anniversary fine unused card no message LXF 30 designed by Ken Rolfe. ()
£12.00
 
 
2237
1981 With Sympathy fine unused card no message LXF 40 designed by Harry Titcombe. ()
£12.00
 
 
2238
1981 Coming of Age fine unused card no message LXF 90 designed by Graham Thompson. ()
£12.00
 
 
2239
1981 Key to the door fine unused card no message LXF 91 designed by Linda Birch. ()
£12.00
 
 
GRENADA
 
 
2240
1961 Great Britain QEII 6d air mail letter sheet used 25 June from Nurse in Watford to nurse friend in Barbados having fine strike of purple straight line Missent to Grenada cachet¬ which is the earlist known date for this type of mark. ()
£30.00
 
 
HONG KONG
 
 
2241
1949 Hand addressed air mail cover (backflap missing) to England at 80c rate bearing KGVI definitives 10c x 4 and 20c x 2 tied by Kowloon Hong Kong cds's dated 23 May 1949. ()
£5.00
 
 
INDIA
 
 
2242
1904 Three different VB series sepia unstamped postcards used to same address in England with Postage Due One Anna framed cachet and T in circle cachet applied in India. On arrival in England each card has 2d FBA charge mark applied along with Chelmsford thimble cds dated 5 March 1904. ()
£6.00
 
 
INDIA - USED IN TIBET
 
 
2243P
1904 Hand addressed cover from Col Younghusband to his wife at Singamari Darjeeling bearing KEVII ½a yellow-green tied by faint postmark dated June 1904. Darjeeling arrival cds dated 5 July 1904 on reverse. Col Youghusband was in Tibet during this period leading the 1903-04 British Expedition which fought its way to Gyantse reaching Lhasa in August 1904. ()
£100.00
1904 Hand addressed cover from Col Younghusband to his wife at Singamari Darjeeling bearing KEVII ½a yellow-green tied by faint postmark dated June 1904. Darjeeling arrival cds dated 5 July 1904 on reverse. Col Youghusband was in Tibet during this period leading the 1903-04 British Expedition which fought its way to Gyantse reaching Lhasa in August 1904. ()
 
IRELAND
Lots 2244-2245
 
2244P
1908-10 Two colour postcards to England both bearing GB KEVII ½d yellow green tied by different size Killarney single ring cds cancels dated 28 May 1908 or 8 July 1910. ()
£3.00
1908-10 Two colour postcards to England both bearing GB KEVII ½d yellow green tied by different size Killarney single ring cds cancels dated 28 May 1908 or 8 July 1910. ()
 
2245
1950-53 Seventeen covers (condition a little mixed) all addressed to same company in London bearing various stamps tied by various cancels including eight slogan cancels. ()
£7.00
 
 
JAMAICA
Lots 2246-2250
 
2246
1905 Hand addressed cover to New York (redirected to Orange New York on arrival) at 2½d rate bearing Arms ½d and 1d x 2 tied by two nice strikes of Pedro Jamaica single ring cds dated 25 March 1905 (scarcer town postmark). Kingston¬ New York and Orange transit marks on reverse. ½d stamp black stain and slight damage at top. ()
£25.00
 
 
2247
1916 Hand addressed cover to USA at 2½d rate bearing on reverse ½d Arms and KGV 1d x 2 all tied by faintish strikes of Clarendon single ring cds's dated 28 February 1916 plus Kingston machine cancel dated 1 March 1916. Fine strike of purple framed Opened by an Officer of the Post Office by Express Warrant of THE GOVERNOR 4 line cachet on front. Resealed by tape and stamp selvedge at top. ()
£45.00
 
 
2248
1951 Hand addressed cover sent registered to Kingston bearing University of West Indies 6d commemorative tied by Bamboo single ring cds dated 31 March 1951. Bamboo registered label (torn in two) applied to front having Bamboo¬ Spanish Town and Kingston backstamps. ()
£15.00
 
 
2249
1954 Typed address cover sent registered Air Mail to messers George Odom Ltd Leicester England at 1s 10d rate bearing KGVI 1d 9d and 1/- definitives tied by two strikes of double rimmed Jones Pen cds dated 21 September 1954. Jones Town registered label on front with three strikes of Jones Pen cds and Kingston cds on reverse. ()
£20.00
 
 
2250
1954 Typed address cover sent registered (blue crayon cross applied) Air Mail to George Odom Ltd Leicester England at 1s 10d rate with KGVI 1½d x 4 plus 4d block of 4 definitives tied by three strikes of double rimmed Shooters Hill cds dated March 1956 (2 added in blue ink). Shooters Hill registered label on front with three strikes of same Shooters Hill cds dated March 1956 with "2" added in blue ink Birmingham registered arrival mark on reverse. ()
£20.00
 
 
KUT - KENYA¬ UGANDA AND TANGANYIKA
 
 
2251
1935 Blue OHMS Post Office registered envelope (cut short both sides) sent registered hand addressed Nairobi (blue on white label affixed) to Durban bearing Silver Jubilee 20c to 1/- set of 4 tied by Nairobi cds's dated 6 December 1935. ()
£10.00
 
 
KUWAIT
Lots 2252-2254
 
2252P
1939 Printed Bombay address firms air mail cover (slight damage at top) at 7a rate on rear KGV 6a bistre SG22b (SG cat £70 off cover) plus KGVI 1a carmine SG38 tied by date unclear type 5 cds. Basra transit cds of 25 January plus Bombay arrival cds of 30 January 1939 on reverse. Early use of KGVI 1a issued in January 1939 plus nice two reign franking. ()
£12.00
1939 Printed Bombay address firms air mail cover (slight damage at top) at 7a rate on rear KGV 6a bistre SG22b (SG cat £70 off cover) plus KGVI 1a carmine SG38 tied by date unclear type 5 cds. Basra transit cds of 25 January plus Bombay arrival cds of 30 January 1939 on reverse. Early use of KGVI 1a issued in January 1939 plus nice two reign franking. ()
 
2253
1951-57 Three covers bearing GB stamps overprinted Kuwait including one a little worn with KGVI 6a on 6d tied by Amhidi cds two with QEII stamps tied by Ahmadi or Kuwait cds's and unused folded 1953 Coronation overprinted air letter. ()
£9.00
 
 
2254
1952 Hand addressed air mail cover to firm in London bearing 6a on 6d purple SG70 tied by nice strike of Ahmadi double ring cds dated 17 November 1952. ()
£7.00
 
 
MALTA
Lots 2255-2259
 
2255
1901 Unstamped black on blue postcard (undivided back - tear at right) showing Dock Yard Creek to England having good strike of Valletta Malta oval cancel dated 4 February 1901. Black T in circle mark applied in Malta with GB 2d ISC charge mark applied. ()
£3.00
 
 
2256
1902 H&G1 1d carmine on buff postal card sent to Gemany uprated with 2½d stamp both tied by fine strikes of Valletta (CO) Malta single ring cds dated 5 February 1902 having fine strike of Graudenz arrival cds dated 9 February 1902. ()
£40.00
 
 
2257
1903 Black on white postcard (undivided back) showing The Armoury Palaceto England bearing KEVII 1d blackish brown & red SG39 tied by Cospigua cds dated 9 February 1905. ()
£4.00
 
 
2258
1905-66 One postcard 1905 undivided back to Ireland and eight covers including 1937 x four covers bearing Coronation and KGV stamp 1944 censored cover to London and 1964 Express Fee Paid cover with cachet applied. ()
£13.00
 
 
2259
1932 Sepia postcard of three local traders originating from Tetuan Morocco Agencies addressed to England bearing KGV 1d scarlet tied by good strike of Paquebot Malta cds dated 6 August 1932. ()
£15.00
 
 
MAURITIUS
 
 
2260
1936 Manila cover sent registered (blue on white General Post Office label affixed) with L.E.R Surtess England printed label applied bearing Silver Jubilee 5c¬ 12c and 20c all tied by General Post Office code B single ring cds's dated 3 April 1936 (year slugs missing). Same cds with year slugs missing on reverse. ()
£7.50
 
 
MILITARY AND CENSOR
Lots 2261-2281
 
2261
Australia - 1941 Two covers to England plus one to USA condition a little mixed all having Passed by Censor marks and one to USA opened and sealed with Censor tape. Two covers having different California Clipper cachets (one black one purple). One cover to UK has two stamps missing leaving only 5/- Robes SG176. ()
£7.50
 
 
2262
Bahrain - 1941 Bilingually hand addressed commercial air mail cover (a little damage at top) sent registered (blue on white R 137 registered label applied with Bahrain added in black ink) to Bombay at 5a 3p rate bearing KGV 3a carmine SG18 plus KGVI 3p slate SG20 and 1a carmine x 2 SG23 tied by three strikes of type 9 registered cds dated 23 April 1941. Cover opened and sealed at right with red on white "Arms" and "Opened by Censor" tape which is tied by black triangular C20 Bombay censor cachets both sides. ()
£25.00
 
 
2263
Bahrain - 1945 Hand addressed cover (opened roughly at left) sent air mail to Bombay endorsed "Language used Arabic" at 2a 6p rate bearing KGVI 3p slate and 1a carmine horizontal pairs SG38 and SG41 tied by type 8 cancel dated 3 May 1945. Opened and sealed at left with black on white PC90 "Opened by Censor" tape which is tied by purple DHC/365 cachet on front and black tomb stone DHC/80 censor cachet on reverse. ()
£10.00
 
 
2264P
Bahrain - 1948 Hand addressed OAS air mail cover to RAF Radio School Compton Wilts England from RAF Bahrain, Persian Gulf, British Forces in Iraq bearing Bahrain overprints on Indian Stamps 3p slate x 2 and 1a carmine SG38 & 41 tied by Forces Post Office 756 double ring cds dated 25 March 1948. FPO 756 was located at RAF Shaibah Iraq (refer Donaldson page 68) and only used Indian stamps overprinted Bahrain for 3 months between 1 January and 31 March 1948. Scarce cds only in use for 3 months. ()
£600.00
Bahrain - 1948 Hand addressed OAS air mail cover to RAF Radio School Compton Wilts England from RAF Bahrain, Persian Gulf, British Forces in Iraq bearing Bahrain overprints on Indian Stamps 3p slate x 2 and 1a carmine SG38 & 41 tied by Forces Post Office 756 double ring cds dated 25 March 1948. FPO 756 was located at RAF Shaibah Iraq (refer Donaldson page 68) and only used Indian stamps overprinted Bahrain for 3 months between 1 January and 31 March 1948. Scarce cds only in use for 3 months.	 ()
 
2265
Bahrain - 1967 Typed address air mail cover Certified Official endorsement to HM Dockyard Singapore fine strike of Field Post Office 218 (Muharraq) code A cds of 10 August 1967. Fine strike of blue oval R.N. Victualling Depot H.M.S. Jufair cachet of 8 August 1967 also applied. ()
£6.00
 
 
2266
Bahrain - 1970 Plain typed address cover to Statistics Section Jufair BFPO 63 bearing US 6c stamp tied by fine strike of US Navy 17101 BR cancel dated 25 August 1970. ()
£3.50
 
 
2267
Bahrain - 1970 Printed address plain cover to England bearing 1969 4d Christmas issue tied by Field Post Office 170 (Muharraq) code A cds dated 3 November 1970. Fine strike of black oval Commanding Officer H.M.S. Brereton cachet dated 2 November 1970 also applied. ()
£5.00
 
 
2268
Bahrain - 1977 Printed address US 7c Charles Thomson postal stationery card uprated with 2c definitive to San Francisco having very fine strike of US Navy 09526 cancel dated 5 November 1977 based at Jufair Bahrain. ()
£5.00
 
 
2269
Canada - 1943-44 Two covers sent airmail to Great Britain at 30c rate bearing various stamps tied by dumb cancels dated 23 December 1943 or 7 January 1944. ()
£4.00
 
 
2270
Finland - 1940 Unstamped colour postcard endorsed Kentaposta dated 6 June 1940 local use sent during early months of Finnish-Russian war prior to units being issued with cancellors and Military Field Post stamps. ()
£4.00
 
 
2271
Great Britain - 1953 Two printed address wrappers (condition mixed) used to send out the RASC Journal to an officer ex Royal Artillery in Kenya both returned to sender with War Office redirection labels applied with a London address added Both have different East Africa Command purple cachets applied along with Mack Innon Rd Kenya cds's O.D.O War Office cachets War Office Records Droitwich dated cachets plus oval red Records War Office Droitwich undated cachets applied. ()
£5.00
 
 
2272
Greece - 1945 Commercial Bank of Scotland printed address cover (opened out three sides for display) to London (embossed albino crest on backflap) at 12d rate bearing 2d ultramarine & 5d scarlet x 2 SG606/07 tied by Athens air mail cds dated 2 March 1945. Opened and sealed with black on white bilingual (English & Greek) Opened By Examiner No 1562 tape at left tied to front with Greek censor mark.. ()
£5.00
 
 
2273
Iceland - 1944 Hand addressed cover from member of US Air Force based in Reykjavik to USA with US Army APO 860 machine cancel dated 22 February 1944 applied along with Passed by US Army Examiner 0693 race track cachet and signature. ()
£7.00
 
 
2274
India - 1941 Typed address commercial cover sent air mail to London bearing KGVI 14a Mail Plane SG277 tied by Bombay cancel dated 15 July 1941. Fine strike of Passed By Censor Crowned triangular C 20 cachet on front of cover. ()
£5.00
 
 
2275
Iraq - 1945 Hand addressed air mail cover to Bombay endorsed "Written in Hebrew" bearing 50f chocolate tied by Baghdad - Basra cds dated 2 February 1945. Purple Iraq censor mark applied to front of cover¬ opened and sealed by Opened By Examiner tape sealed on front by purple DHC/7 censor mark and on reverse by black tomb stone Passed DHC/20 mark. ()
£8.00
 
 
2276
Jamaica - 1944 Typed address commercial air mail cover to Canada at 8d rate having 1d + 1d + 6d Kingston meter mark dated 18 November 1944. Nice strike of Crowned Passed D/2 tombstone blue censor mark applied to front. ()
£25.00
 
 
2277P
Kuwait - 1945 Hand addressed cover (roughly opened at base with couple closed tears) sent air mail to Bombay at 2a 6p rate bearing on reverse unoverprinted Indian KGVI ½a purple SG266 plus Kuwait overprint on 2a vermilion SG57 tied by type 11 cancel dated 26 March 1945. Opened and sealed both sides by PC90 Opened By Examiner black on white tape tied at right by purple straight line DHC/339 censor mark on front and Passed DHC/80 tomb stone censor mark at left on reverse. Indian arrival slogan mark dated 5 April 1945 ties censor tape at right and ½a stamp on reverse. ()
£25.00
Kuwait - 1945 Hand addressed cover (roughly opened at base with couple closed tears) sent air mail to Bombay at 2a 6p rate bearing on reverse unoverprinted Indian KGVI ½a purple SG266 plus Kuwait overprint on 2a vermilion SG57 tied by type 11 cancel dated 26 March 1945. Opened and sealed both sides by PC90 Opened By Examiner black on white tape tied at right by purple straight line DHC/339 censor mark on front and Passed DHC/80 tomb stone censor mark at left on reverse.  Indian arrival slogan mark dated 5 April 1945 ties censor tape at right and ½a stamp on reverse. ()
 
2278
Malta - 1941 Front of window envelope and typed address commercial cover to London both bearing 2½d definitives tied by Valleta cds cancels dated 14 October 1941 or 27 July 1942. Both opened and sealed front with red on white Opened by Censor tape tied by O1 purple censor mark cover with black on white Opened by Examiner tape tied by O1 purple censor mark and DD/1031 violet mark. ()
£6.00
 
 
2279
St Kitts - 1942 Hand addressed cover from Insurance company in St Louis to St Kitts bearing 5c US stamps tied by Saint Louis slogan cancel dated 12 September 1942. Cover opened and sealed with local brown censor tape RT7 at right tied on front by red Crowned passed BB... tombstone censor cachet CH4 with 4 added in ink. St Kitts single ring cds dated 8 December 1942 on reverse. ()
£30.00
 
 
2280
Seychelles - 1940 Hand addressed cover (opened three sides for display) to England bearing on reverse KGVI 12c Giant Tortoise tied by Victoria code B single ring cds dated 19 February 1940. Same cds on front along with fine strike of violet two line PASSED BY CENSOR Seychelles. No. 1. cachet. ()
£45.00
 
 
2281
Seychelles - 1940 Hand addressed cover to England bearing KGVI 12c Giant Tortoise tied by Victoria code C single ring cds dated 25 February 1940. Same cds alongside with good strike of violet two line PASSED BY CENSOR Seychelles. No. 2. cachet. ()
£50.00
 
 
MOROCCO AGENCIES
Lots 2282-2283
 
2282
1886 Incoming 5c postal card from Belgium uprated with 5c stamp hand addressed to Tangier Gibraltar with Brussels¬ French Tangier & Gibraltar transit cds's of August 1886. ()
£95.00
 
 
2283
1888 Gibraltar 1d red postal card used Tangier to England having Tangier A26 duplex applied dated 15 November 1888 with Gibraltar single ring cds of same date alongside. ()
£75.00
 
 
NAURU
 
 
2284
1948 Hand addressed cover to Melbourne Australia bearing 1½d freighter tied by good strike of Nauru Central Pacific single ring cds dated 12 April 1938. ()
£20.00
 
 
NEW ZEALAND
Lots 2285-2286
 
2285
1920s Real photograph unused sepia post card of SS "Rotorua" in harbour. ()
£3.00
 
 
2286
1980-84 Five air mail covers to same address in England (3 typed address) bearing different commemorative sets tied by Auckland or Orewa cds's. ()
£1.00
 
 
NEW ZEALAND - TOKELAU ISLANDS
 
 
2287
1948 A Jolly Christmas USA produced colour illustrated post card hand addressed to USA bearing ½d and 1d definitives SG1/2 tied by fine strikes of Nukunono Tokelau large single ring cds's dated 8 December 1948. ()
£40.00
 
 
NIGERIA
Lots 2288-2291
 
2288
1907 Black & white real photograph German postcard showing busy Hamburg Harbour sent to Edinburgh bearing Lagos KEVII 1d purple & black/red tied by good strike of Egwanga code A cds dated 9 March 1907 with another strike alongside. ()
£30.00
 
 
2289
1912 Colour real photograph German postcard showing Yoruba village blacksmith sent to Norwich England bearing Southern Nigeria KEVII 1d red tied by slightly off card Abeokuta Southern Nigeria single ring cds dated 3 April 1912 with another strike alongside. ()
£50.00
 
 
2290
1913 Black & white real photograph postcard showing group of 9 Nigerian labourers¬ 3 mixing cement rest watching sent to Bath England bearing Northern Nigeria KGV 1d red tied by slightly off card Baro Northern Nigeria double ring cds dated 3 April 1912 with another strike alongside. Minna Northern Nigeria double ring cds of same date also on card. ()
£35.00
 
 
2291
1951 Typed address cover (opened out on three sides) sent airmail to Manchester bearing KGVI 6d blackish purple perf 12 SG55 tied by smudged Lagos double ring cds dated 8 October 1951. Fine strike of framed Too Late on front. ()
£40.00
 
 
NORTH BORNEO
Lots 2292-2294
 
2292
1892 1 Cent black on 8 cents green postal card H&G9 hand addressed to Kowloon Hong Kong (no message) with fair strike of Sandakan red cds of 26 August 1892. Black "T" tax mark applied along with blue crayon 2½¬ Hong Kong cds of 12 September 1892 also on card. ()
£40.00
 
 
2293
1930 Preprinted firms cover in English & Cantonese from Borneo to Hong kong at 12c rate bearing on reverse 4c Sultan & staff top marginal vertical strip of 3 tied by two good strikes of Lahad Datu B.N.B. single ring cds dated 14 November 1930¬ Sandakan transit cds dated 15 November 1930 also ties one stamp. ()
£40.00
 
 
2294
1932 Hand addressed cover to England bearing 6c Sumatran Rhinoceros tied by good strike of Lahad Datu B.N.B. single ring cds dated 24 March 1932. Sandakan transit backstamp. ()
£40.00
 
 
NYASALAND PROTECTORATE
Lots 2295-2297
 
2295
1936 Stampless OHMS manila cover addressed to a Dr in New Jersey USA having purple rubber stamped signature of Postmaster General of Nyasaland bottom left with superb strike of Official Paid Zomba red single ring cds dated 9 May 1936. ()
£25.00
 
 
2296
1948 Formula airmail letter sheet with short message inside hand addresed to England at 5d rate bearing Royal Silver Wedding 1d green single plus strip of four tied by three strikes of Limbe cds dated 15 December 1948 - date of issue of stamp. ()
£25.00
 
 
2297
1951 Typed address cover air mail to Scotland at 1/- rate bearing ½d Lake Nyasa SG144 x 2 plus Diamond Jubilee 2d 3d and 6d SG167/69 all tied by Blantyre cds of 7 June 1951. ()
£5.00
 
 
OMAN
 
 
2298
1987 Three airmail covers to England at 130b rate x 2 or 260b rate bearing 30b sheel or 100b Arabian Chukar (bird) SG263 & SG267 tied by different postmarks. ()
£5.00
 
 
PAKISTAN
Lots 2299-2300
 
2299P
1948 Hand addressed to Canada merchants Printed Matter cover (opened two sides) bearing 1a carmine SG4 tied by date unclear Karachi cds. Two line unframed Insufficiently Prepaid Sender cachet applied to front with two different Karachi cds cancels on reverse. ()
£15.00
1948 Hand addressed to Canada merchants Printed Matter cover (opened two sides) bearing 1a carmine SG4 tied by date unclear Karachi cds. Two line unframed Insufficiently Prepaid Sender cachet applied to front with two different Karachi cds cancels on reverse. ()
 
2300P
1949 Hand addressed cover sent air mail to England at 12a rate bearing 4a brown x 3 SG9 tied by single strike of Temporary PO C-140 double ring cds dated 11 October 1949. ()
£15.00
1949 Hand addressed cover sent air mail to England at 12a rate bearing 4a brown x 3 SG9 tied by single strike of Temporary PO C-140 double ring cds dated 11 October 1949. ()
 
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
 
 
2301
1937 Printed address air mail cover E L Hiler c/o Postmaster Port Moresby (this lined through and Wau added in blue ink) sent registered bearing Coronation set of 3 each tied by Port Moresby cds dated 7 September 1937. Same cds on reverse along with Wau arrival cds dated 9 September 1937. Guinea Airways Limited black striaght line cachet on front. ()
£4.00
 
 
QATAR
 
 
2302
1979 Hand addressed air mail letter sheet to England having fine strike of Qatar machine PB9 0.50r Doha meter mark dated 29 November 1979. ()
£3.00
 
 
RHODESIA
Lots 2303-2304
 
2303
1937 Hand addressed cover to Kowie West Cape Province South Africa - redirected on arrival to Spring Valley bearing Northern Rhodesia Coronation 1½d tied by Kapirimposhi double ring cds dated 24 December 1937. Poor strike of Spring Valley cds alongside. ()
£20.00
 
 
2304
1937 Hand addressed plain cover sent registered to Northern Rhodesia bearing Southern Rhodesia Coronation set of 4 tied by Bulawayo cds's dated 31 August 1937. ()
£5.00
 
 
ST. LUCIA
Lots 2305-2310
 
2305
1908 Black & white real photograph postcard Village of Laborie from the sea undivided back sent to USA bearing KEVII 1d red tied by Castries St Lucia code C single ring cds dated 30 March 1909 with a further strike alongside. ()
£20.00
 
 
2306
1910 Unused real photograph black & white postcard showing Town of Soufriere¬ St Lucia. ()
£10.00
 
 
2307
1910 circa Unused colour postcard showing Vieux Fort Town¬ St Lucia ()
£10.00
 
 
2308
1910 circa Unused colour postcard showing Dennery Village¬ St Lucia ()
£15.00
 
 
2309
1925 circa A Handy Guide as to Where to Go St Lucia W.I. 12 page illustrated booklet full of information about St Lucia and advertisments. Fine condition and scarce. ()
£30.00
 
 
2310
1946 Incoming Pan Am test letter 5c airmail envelope from Washington to St Lucia returned on day of arrival uprated with 5c Air Mail stamp tied by Washington cancel of 1 November 1946. Castries cds of 6 November plus Pan Am Port Castries cachet of 7 November on rear. St Lucia 1s 4d in stamps attached both sides all tied by Castries cds's of 8 November 1946 to cover return air mail costs to Washington. ()
£35.00
 
 
SAMOA
 
 
2311
1947 Typed address commercial cover from Gold Star Transport Apia to Chrysler Corporation Detroit USA bearing 3d surcharge on 1½d brown SG199 tied by good strike of Apia Western Samoa large cds dated 24 May 1947. ()
£20.00
 
 
SEYCHELLES
Lots 2312-2316
 
2312
1906 Real Photograph black & white postcard (undivided back) of Victoria Street Seychelles sent to Denmark (unusual destination) bearing on picture side KEVII 3c green tied by Seychelles code c thimble cds dated 8 October 1906. ()
£30.00
 
 
2313
1946 Hand addressed cover (vertical crease not affecting stamps) sent air mail to Convent in Scotland at 56c rate bearing KGVI 6c & 50c definitives tied by light strike of Victoria code A single ring cds dated 7 February 1946 having a further strike alongside. ()
£25.00
 
 
2314
1946 Typed address commercial cover (firms cachet bottom left) sent registered Victoria (etiquette applied direct to cover) to Lincoln at 38c rate bearing KGVI 18c & 20c definitives tied by good strike of Victoria code B single ring cds dated 12 December 1946 having a further strike alongside. ()
£20.00
 
 
2315
1950 Hand addressed airmail cover sent registered Victoria (etiquette applied direct to cover) to London at 68c rate bearing KGVI 18c & 50c definitives tied by good strike of Victoria code C single ring cds dated 27 October 1950 having a further strike alongside. ()
£25.00
 
 
2316
1951 Typed address airmail cover (central vertical fold not affecting stamps) to England at 48c rate bearing KGVI 18c & 30c definitives tied by good strike of Victoria code A single ring cds dated 18 September 1951 having a further strike alongside. ()
£25.00
 
 
SIERRA LEONE
Lots 2317-2319
 
2317
1910 Colour postcard (light soiling both sides) showing an area in Freetown sent to Switzerland (not a common destination) bearing KEVII 1d red tied by Moyamba code C single ring cds dated 18 June 1910 with a further better strike alongside. Large black two line Via Plymouth or Liverpool cachet applied. ()
£25.00
 
 
2318
1936 Typed address cover to Lady Provost¬ Glenburnie Park¬ Aberdeen¬ Scotland hand endorsed "Per Intermediate Mail leaving Freetown 7th November 1936" bearing KGV 2d brown SG158 tied by Magburaka Sierra Leone single ring cds dated 6 November 1936. ()
£40.00
 
 
2319
1937 D.O.A.L. Hamburg (crest on backflap) cover hand addressed to England two air mail labels applied (staining from glue used to affix them) both with black framed Insufficiently Prepaid For Air Mail Transmission 2 line scarce cachet applied on top. Sent at 6d rate with 1d violet SG156 x 4 and 2d brown SG158 all tied by Freetown cds dated 5 April 1937. ()
£65.00
 
 
SOUTH AFRICA
Lots 2320-2336
 
2320
Cape of Good Hope - 1894 H&G5 ½d green postal stationery card (closed tear through part of imprinted stamp and couple creased corners) used Kimberley to England uprated with 2½d sage-green SG56 both tied by fine strike of scarcer TPO Up single ring cds dated 6 March 1894 Message on reverse states "serious riot here yesterday¬ 3 natives killed and many injured by rifle shots. will send you a paper." ()
£25.00
 
 
2321
Natal - 1903 H&G10 ½d green on cream postal stationery card commercially used from Hotel in Amanzim Toki Natal to drink supplier in Durban requesting supply of 10 doz small soda. Amanzim Toki cds dated 20 July 1903 on front along with Durban cds of same date. ()
£25.00
 
 
2322
Natal - 1906 Colour postcard of Crystal Palace Sydenham sent from brother to sister at school in Pietermaritzburg bearing KEVII ½d blue-green SG127 tied by fine strike of P.O.A. 93 barred oval cancel which was allocated to Brookes between 1901 & 1910. Location unclear Natal cds on card (stated to be 12 miles from Brookes) and Piertermaritzburg cds both dated 2 November 1906. ()
£40.00
 
 
2323
Natal - 1907 Sepia real photograph postcard of Humphrey's Hotel Umkomaas Natal bearing KVEII ½d blue-green SG127 tied by Umkomaas double ring cds dated 16 August 1907. Good strike of Illovo Beach arrival double ring cds dated same date also on card. ()
£30.00
 
 
2324
Orange Free State - 1888 Hand addressed entire (opened two sides contemporary writting on reverse)) from carpenter in Boshof (cachet on backflap) to watchmaker in Cape Town regarding repair of a watch bearing 1d red-brown vertical pair SG2 tied by individual strikes of 8 barred oval cancel of Boshof. Boshof¬ Kimberley and Capetown cds's on reverse dated 20¬ 21 & 23 July 1888 respectively on reverse. ()
£55.00
 
 
2325
Orange River Colony - 1913 Natal ½d yellow-green postal stationery card H&G14 used from Bethany to Bloemfonteim having superb strike of S.O Bethany Village O.R.C. large single ring cds dated 24 December 1913. ()
£40.00
 
 
2326
Zululand - 1901 Natal QV 1d carmine postal stationery lettercard H&GA1 having some light toning used to Emahabatini Ulundi having two strikes of Eshowe Province of Zululand code C double cds dated 9 March 1901. Fine strike of Melmouth Zululand double ring cds dated 10 March 1901 on reverse. ()
£50.00
 
 
2327
1827-47 Pre-stamp unfolded wrapper no postal markings hand addressed to Clerke Barlow Esq Master of the Supreme Court Cape Town having good strike of Post Paid black framed cachet (Goldblatt PP2 - in use 1827-47) along with manuscript 1/- Prepaid suggesting wrapper originating from Graaf Reinet. ()
£7.50
 
 
2328
1902-08 Three incoming postcards from Great Britain with KEVII ½d from various locations. On arrival in South Africa all have large 1d and T in six sided mark charge marks applied. ()
£6.00
 
 
2329
1906 Colour comedy postcard (creased and some tone spots) bearing ½d green tied by poor strike of Malmesbury cds dated 2 August 1906 good strike of Piquetberg cds alongside. ()
£2.00
 
 
2330
1906 Black & white postcard to Johannesburg with ½d green tied by poor strike of Langkloof cds of 4 October 1906. Robertson double ring cds of same date also applied. ()
£3.00
 
 
2331
1936 Hand addressed Illustrated official cover sent registered air mail from Johannesburg International Philatelic Exhibition to Transvaal bearing Jipex ½d miniature sheet on front and 2d definitive on reverse tied by Exhibition circular handstamp dated 11 November 1936. ()
£3.50
 
 
2332
1936 Special air mail postcard "Sorting the mail in the Air Mail Section of the Johannesburg GPO hand addressed to England bearing ½d Springbok (slight tone at right) tied by Empire Exhibition special cancellation dated 22 December 1936. ()
£6.50
 
 
2333
1956 Typed address airmail cover to England bearing Animal definitives 1s 3d and 5/- both tied by Johannesburg cds dated 17 April 1956. Nice commercial use. ()
£3.00
 
 
2334
1960 Hand addressed Official Parliamentary cover (crest on backflap) to Natal having purple bilingual House of Assembly Cape Town Official cachet applied and unclear cds. ()
£3.00
 
 
2335
1962 Typed address cover to Durban bearing 1962 Easter Stamp Help Cripples labels in English and Afrikaans tied by Durban machine cancel in red dated 14 March 1962. ()
£2.50
 
 
2336
1986-88 Four illustrated unaddressed covers produced by Philatelic Foundation each bearing a Philatelic Foundation miniature sheet with special handstamps for Philatelic Exhibitions or 300th Anniv of Paarl. ()
£3.00
 
 
SOUTH WEST AFRICA
 
 
2337
1961 Long hand addressed cover (few tone marks around perfs of stamps) sent registered air mail Oopvlei to East London bearing 1931 ½d SG74 plus ten values from 1954 Animal definitives 1d to 4d and 6d to 5/- SG154/57 & 159/64 all tied by Oopvlei double ring cds dated 30 January 1961. ()
£6.00
 
 
SUDAN
Lots 2338-2342
 
2338
1891 Black & white bilingual scarce Sudan Postal Service printed receipt for a registered letter completed in English for item sent to Germany having good strike of Halfa bilingual double ring cds dated 15 November 1891 applied. ()
£65.00
 
 
2339
1912 H&G14 4m red postal stationery card sent Wadi Halfa to Germany having superb strike of Shellal Haifa TPO No 2 cds dated 16 March 1912. ()
£35.00
 
 
2340
1925 H&GE4 2m green on yellowish paper postal stationery wrapper typed address to Dueim having good atrike of Khartoum code D bilingual cds dated 6 June 1925. Redirected on arrival to England having on reverse El Dueim biligunal cds dated 15 June White Nile TPO No 2 cds dated 16 June and Khartoum bilingual cds dated 24 June 1925. ()
£35.00
 
 
2341
1949 Typed address cover (SG on backflap) to Lord Mayor of Bristol¬ England endorsed air mail bearing SG overprint on 3pi red-brown & blue SGO39b tied by bold strike of Sudan Air Mail Khartoum single ring cds dated 22 March 1949. ()
£50.00
 
 
2342
1956 H&GC13 4½pi chestnut size G registered envelope addressed and registered label all in local script having fine strike of El Ghaba Postal Agency double rim bilingual cds dated 5 February 1956. Location unclear bilingual TPO cds and Khartoum code D cds dated 6 & 9 March 1956 on reverse. ()
£20.00
 
 
SWAZILAND
 
 
2343
1949 Plain typed address stampless cover to The Government Secretary¬ Swaziland Administration Mbabane endorsed OHMS having fine strike of scarcer Forbes Reef double ring cds dated 31 October 1949. ()
£30.00
 
 
TONGA
Lots 2344-2348
 
2344
1907 Hand addressed cover sent registered (purple registered mark applied direct to cover having London blue & white label applied on top) to London at 6½d rate bearing 1d Ovava Tree x 2 plus King George II 2d & 2½d tied by three strike of Nukualofa single ring cds dated 9 April 1907. Small "R" in circle mark on front along with purple "19602" mark and 232 in blue crayon Mark Auckland¬ London & Manchester transit marks on reverse. ()
£45.00
 
 
2345
1924 Stampless OHMS cover hand addressed to USA having good strike of Nukualofa Tonga single ring cds dated 23 January 1924. Smudged Government cachet also applied. ()
£35.00
 
 
2346
1954 Typed address and contents Air Mail letter sheet to Holland at 9d rate bearing 3½d map x 2 and 2d Ketches (type of boat) SG103 & 105 tied by Nukualofa Tonga single ring cds dated 16 November 1954. ()
£20.00
 
 
2347
1970 hand addressed air mail cover to Hawaii at 24s rate bearing 4s Banana and 10s Coconut x 2 SG283 & 334 self adhesives tied by poor strikes of Nukualofa single ring cds's dated 31 August 1970. ()
£15.00
 
 
2348
1973 Air mail letter sheet 9s Tongan Tapa (H&G FG1) hand addressed to USA with lengthy family message uprated with 3s Red Cross self adhesive SG335 tied by single strike of Vavua single ring cds dated 22 November 1973. ()
£15.00
 
 
TUVALU
 
 
2349
1990 Three hand addressed covers to a crew member on MV Nivanga II Funafuti¬ Nanumea or Vaitupu Tuvalu bearing Spanish stamps tied by unclear Spanish cancels. All covers have different MV Nivaga II cachets with two covers redirected back to London. ()
£7.00
 
 
ZIMBABWE
 
 
2350
1992 Hand addressed air mail cover to England having two line Insufficiently Prepaid For Transmission By Airmail cachet over airmail sign¬. Cover bears 2c x 4 and 9c x 2 tied by Masvingo cds's dated 11 September 1992. Circular "T 101/E3" tax mark applied with 40 added in red ink. -2 Oct 1992 42p To Pay red straight line cachet also applied however no postage dues or other markings indicating payment of fine. ()
£15.00