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PO Box 6
Thurnby Leicester
LE7 9ZU
England

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POSTAL HISTORY
 
1937 CORONATION COVERS
Lots 1660-1664
 
1660
British Solomon Islands - 1937 Plain hand addressed cover (small part missing right side) to USA bearing 3d Coronation tied by Tulagi cds dated 7 October 1937. Purple First Day Cover cachet bottom left however this cover not used on first day of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
1661
Nauru - 1937 Typed address cover sent registered (red on white label applied) to New Zealand with Coronation set of 4 tied by Nauru Central Pacific cds of 3 October 1937. ()
£5.00
 
 
1662
Newfoundland - 1937 Westminster Stamp Co London illustrated special cover backflap damage plus light soiling) bearing 1c to 48c set of 11 SG257/67 tied by three strikes of St John's Registered cds for date of issue. ()
£10.00
 
 
1663
New Guinea - 1937 Plain cover typed address to USA bearing Coronation 3d tied by Wau New Guinea cds dated 19 September 1937. ()
£4.00
 
 
1664
Papua - 1937 Austral Stamps Sydney printed address FDC sent registered (black & red on white label applied) bearing 1d to 5d set of 4 all tied by Port Moresby cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
ASCENSION
 
 
1665
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. ()
£2.50
 
 
AUSTRALIA
 
 
1666
1953 Qantas colour special air mail cover for Coronation of QEII typed address to Manchester Ship Canal Co Manchester England bearing Coronation 3½d 7½d x 3 and 2/- all cancelled with Sydney machine cancels dated 5 June 1953. ()
£4.00
 
 
BAHAMAS
 
 
1667
1920 Long OHMS (albino crest on backflap which has slight damage) General Post Office Nassau N.P. Bahamas cover typed address sent registered (large black R in oval cachet applied) to New York at 4d rate with Peace ½d green block of 4 & 1d carmine horizontal pair SG106/107 tied by Nassau single ring cds's 11 June 1920. US transit marks on reverse. ()
£24.00
 
 
BAHRAIN
Lots 1668-1675
 
1668
1937 Hand addressed Air Mail cover (roughly opened at right) sent Registered (blue on white R 27 dumb label applied with Baharain in black type added) to India at 6a rate bearing KGV 1a chocolate top marginal block of 4 SG4 and 2a vermilion SG17 on reverse tied by Mandvi Bombay cds's dated 25 May 1937. No Bahrain postal markings on cover¬ nice strike of black square "Cancelled Bombay 25 May 1937" cachet on front. ()
£10.00
 
 
1669
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. ()
£10.00
 
 
1670P
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 used for 3 months. ()
£700.00
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 used for 3 months.	 ()
 
1671
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. ()
£8.00
 
 
1672
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. ()
£10.00
 
 
1673
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. ()
£10.00
 
 
1674
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. ()
£10.00
 
 
1675
1970 Six specially produced unaddressed souvenir covers for Englands football matches at Mexico World Cup each bearing GB England Winners 4d commemorative tied by Field Post Office 170 or 186 (RAF Muharraq) cds's dated between 2 and 21 June 1970. Set number 8 from small quantity produced on pre-payment. ()
£15.00
 
 
BARBADOS
 
 
1676
1949 Colour Illustrated Royal Silver Wedding FDC local typed address with 1½d orange and 5/- indigo tied by Individual strikes of St Lawrence SO cds dated 24 November 1949. ()
£15.00
 
 
BASUTOLAND
 
 
1677
1936 Typed Hawkins Southampton England address cover sent registered (registered mark applied direct to cover) air mail bearing King George V¬ Nile Crocodile and Mountains ½d emerald to 6d orange-yellow 6 values SG1/6 all tied by Maseru cds's dated 8 June 1936. Displayed on album page with full details of rate and cancels. ()
£5.00
 
 
BRITISH GUIANA
 
 
1678
1946 Two air mail commercial covers (one typed address other hand address) both at 24c rate to USA one bearing 24c blue-green tied by Air Mail single ring cds dated 24 July other bearing 2c¬ 3c x 2¬ 4c & 6c pictorial definitives tied by individual strikes of New Amsterdam double ring cds's dated 26 June. ()
£4.00
 
 
BRITISH POSTAL AGENCIES STAMPS USED IN BAHRAIN
Lots 1679-1680
 
1679
1946 Firms preprinted air mail cover to Bombay at 6a rate bearing British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia 3a on 3d pale violet x 2 SG21 tied by type 6 date unclear cds having Bombay arrival cds dated 5 November 1946 alongside. Unusual item as 3a on 3d pale violet value only surchage was issued 1 April 1948 which is 18 months after date of cover. ()
£15.00
 
 
1680
1954 Bilingually addressed hand addressed air mail cover to Bombay sent Registered (blue on white Bahrain 2 label applied) at 12a rate bearing British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia QEII 2a on 2d red brown x 2 SG45 and 4a on 4d ultramarine x 2 SG48 all tied by two strikes of type 27 registered cancel in purple dated 6 September 1954. ()
£10.00
 
 
BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS.
Lots 1681-1683
 
1681
1947 Typed address long cover sent registered Honiara (purple mark applied direct to cover) to Australia endorsed Via Fiji-Australia bearing KGVI ½d definitive x 2 plus Victory 1½d and 3d in blocks of 4 all tied by Honiara cds's dated 22 March 1947. Same cds on reverse along with Suva and Sydney transit cancels. ()
£8.00
 
 
1682
1958 Typed address air mail cover having By Air Mail pictorial cachet applied to New Zealand at 3s 3d rate bearing QEII 3d¬ 1/- and 2/- definitives tied by Honiara cds's of 28 January 1958. ()
£7.50
 
 
1683
1963 Typed address cover endorsed Air Mail to New Zealand at 4s 6d rate bearing QEII 1/- x 2 and 2s 6d definitives tied by Honiara cds's of 13 November 1963. Blue unframed World United Against Malaria two line cachet applied to front. ()
£7.00
 
 
BRUNEI
 
 
1684
1976 Unstamped UKDYMM official cover sent registered typed address to Seria with purple illustrated cachet of Department of Information Brunei applied. Fine strike of Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei single ring cds dated 12 July 1976 with Seria arrival cds on reverse. ()
£5.00
 
 
BURMA
Lots 1685-1687
 
1685
1915 Slightly tatty hand addressed cover sent Kyaukme to Prome at 2a 6p rate beaing on reverse India KGV 2a 6p ultramarine SG170 tied by fine strike of Kyaukme double ring cds dated 17 November 1915. Prome arrival cds dated 19 November also on reverse along with lilac on white R 114 registered label with Kyaukme added in black type. ()
£12.00
 
 
1686
1917-36 Fifteen covers (bearing Indian stamps) or Indian KGV postal stationery envelopes all used in Burma from many different locations including one with Railway cds along with triangular "Posted in Wrong Train" cachet¬ two having "SS Gomti" undated single ring cachets plus many having Rangoon GPO Sorting cancels. ()
£20.00
 
 
1687
1918-36 Twenty five covers (bearing Indian stamps) or Indian KGV postal stationery envelopes all used in Burma from many different locations including two Railway cds cancels. ()
£20.00
 
 
CANADA
Lots 1688-1689
 
1688
1930 Four hand addressed air mail covers all for various First Flights from Peace River to Carcajou¬ Fort Hamilton¬ North Hamilton or North Vermilion having appropriate black cachet applied to front of cover. Three sent Registered at 15c rate (5c Air & 10c Mt Hurd SG274 & 281) other Special Delivery at 25c rate (5c Air SG274 & 20c Special Delivery SGS5) all having appropriate cds cancels on both sides. ()
£10.00
 
 
1689
1937 Bank of Toronto cover typed local address bearing 1937 Coronation 3c carmine SG356 tied by Exhibition Post Office Calgary Alberta single ring cds dated 10 July 1937. An additional strike alongside along with large black illustrated cachet for Stampede Post Office. ()
£2.50
 
 
CYPRUS
Lots 1690-1691
 
1690
1945 Selridge & Co plain cover endorsed FDC hand addressed sent registered airmail to Scotland bearing KGVI ¼pi¬ ½pi¬ 1pi & 4½pi definitives tied by poor strikes of Limassol registered oval cancel dated 12 May 1938 - date of issue. Nicosia and Cairo transit marks on reverse. Lot includes 1945 hand addressed cover sent air mail to England bearing KGVI 2po & 3pi tied by smudged location unclear cds dated 5 April 1945. ()
£4.00
 
 
1691
1977-78 Six colour illustrated unaddressed souvenir covers for different events bearing various stamps tied by appropriate hand stamp and or cachet. ()
£3.00
 
 
FIRST DAY COVERS
Lots 1692-1720
 
1692
Australia - 1937 Illustrated Official FDC hand addressed to USA bearing KGVI 1d green & 2d red definitives tied by single strike of Melbourne cds dated 10 May 1937 - date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
1693
Australia - 1937 Official illustrated FDC for Sesqui-Centenary of New South Wales typed address to England sent registered from Sydney bearing set of 3 issued stamps tied by two strikes of Sydney RS cds dated 1 October 1937 - date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
1694
Australia - 1937 Official illustrated FDC for Sesqui-Centenary of New South Wales typed address to England sent registered from Adelaide bearing set of 3 issued stamps tied by two strikes of Adelaide Registered cds dated 1 October 1937 - date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
1695
Australia - 1948 Illustrated unaddressed colour FDC for International Scout Jamboree with 2½d issued stamp bottom left corner imprint block of 4 tied by Sydney cds for date of issue. ()
£2.50
 
 
1696
Australia - 1949 Plain typed addressed cover endorsed First Day Cover to Port Said Egypt bearing 2½d Henry Lawson stamp tied by Cassilis NSW single ring cds dated 17 June 1949 date of issue. Egypt censor mark on front and arrval cds on reverse. ()
£4.00
 
 
1697
Australia - 1950 Black & white illustrated FDC hand addressed to New South Wales for Centenary of First Australian Postage Stamps bearing 2½d se-tenant issued pair tied by Paramatta single ring cds dated 27 September 1950 date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
1698
Australia - 1953 Plain air mail cover hand addressed to USA with 150th Anniv of Tasmania set of three issued stamps tied by two strikes of Indooroopilly Qld single ring cds dated 32 September 1953. Day slugs in canceller inverted showing 32 instead of 23. Maybe all mail cancelled with this error for the day nowever must be scarce from smaller Post Office. ()
£10.00
 
 
1699
Australia - 1953 Illustrated special FDC for 150th Anniv of Tasmania typed address to USA bearing set of three issued stamps tied by two strikes of Hobart cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
1700
Australia - 1954 Illustrated FDC for Centenary of Telegraph sent air mail typed address to USA bearing 3½d issued stamp x 7 tied by three strikes of Moorabbin cds for date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
1701
Australia - 1966-72 Seven illustrated typed English address covers for different issues between 1966 350th Anniv of Hartogs Landing and 1972 50th Anniv of Country Womens Association bearing issued stamps with various FDI handstamps plus 1980 Sydpex 80 22c postal stationery envelope uprated with 22c x 3 Stamp Week stamps all tied by green exhibition handstamp and 1992 Fraser Island unused 45c postal stationery envelope. ()
£7.50
 
 
1702
Australia - 1960 WCS illustrated colour FDC 100th Melbourne Cup Horse Race typed address to England issued stamp tied by GPO Sydney FDI hand stamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
1703
Australia - 1966 Four identical WCS colour illustrated FDC's for Decimal Currency issue all hand addressed sent registered to same person in Leicester England bearing 20 different values between 1c to $2 all tied by Christie Beach cds's dated 14 February 1966. ()
£8.00
 
 
1704P
Barbados - 1939 Illustrated cover for Tercentenary of General Assembly issue bearing ½d to 3d set of 5 tied by individual strikes of GPO Barbados cds dated 27 June 1939. ()
£2.00
Barbados - 1939 Illustrated cover for Tercentenary of General Assembly issue bearing  ½d to 3d set of 5 tied by individual strikes of GPO Barbados cds dated 27 June 1939. ()
 
1705
Botswana - 1982 Colour illustrated unaddressed FDC for Christmas Fungi issue bearing set of 4 stamps tied by 2 strikes of Gaborone FDI handstamp. ()
£4.00
 
 
1706
Ceylon - 1938 Plain hand addressed cover First Day Cover in black printed on front sent registered to Dehiwala (blue on white label applied) with KGVI 20c & 25c definitives SG391/92 tied by individual strikes of Dehiwala single ring cds of 15 January 1938. ()
£4.00
 
 
1707
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. ()
£2.00
 
 
1708
Malta - 1948 Hand addressed cover to New Zealand bearing Self Government 1947 overprints on ½d brown 1d green and 1½d blue-black all tied by two strikes of Prince of Wales Road Sliema Malta cds for date of issue. ()
£8.00
 
 
1709
Newfoundland - 1939 Colour illustrated typed address cover for Royal Visit bearing issued stamp tied by Royal Landing Holyrood cds dated 17 June 1939 - date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
1710
New Zealand - 1935 Illustrated sepia official first day cover for New Zealand Pictorial Stamps hand addressed sent registered (Dunedin label attached) to a Mr R A Van Reen¬ Byrd Antarctic Expedition c/o a Mr G Mastert New York baering ½d bright green 1d scarlet 1½d red-brown and 2½d chocolate & slate SG556/558 & 560 (SG cat £64 off cover) all tied by two strikes of Dunedin registered single ring cds dated 1 May 1935 - date of issue which also ties registration label. Mr R A Van Reen was the Second Mate on the expeditio.n ()
£12.00
 
 
1711
New Zealand - 1936 Hand addressed illustrated lightly creased cover to England for Anzac Day bearing 1d + 1d scarlet SG592 tied by Wellington cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
1712
New Zealand - 1975 Colour illustrated unaddressed FDC for Roses 1c to 9c original issue of 9 tied by 3 strikes of Wanganui Philatelic Bureau FDI handstamp. ()
£2.00
 
 
1713
Papua New Guinea - 1965 Illustrated colour WSC FDC for ANZAC issue hand addressed to England bearing 2s 3d illustrated stamp tied by Port Moresby FDI handstamp. ()
£3.00
 
 
1714
Pitcairn Islands - 1966 Special air mail commemorative cover for Churchill Commemoration issued by the Philatelic Society of Fiji typed adress sent registered to Australia bearing set of 4 issued stamps tied by single central strike of Pitcairn Is First Day single ring cds dated 24 January 1966 - date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
1715
Rhodesia & Nyasaland - 1954 Plain hand addressed cover registered air mail to England bearing ½d to 1/- tied by Salisbury single ring cds's 1 July 1954 - date of issue. ()
£3.50
 
 
1716
Rhodesia & Nyasaland - 1961 Plain locally addressed cover bearing Mining Congress 6d & 1s 3d tied by single strike of Salisbury cds dated 8 May 1961 date of issue. ()
£2.50
 
 
1717
Rhodesia & Nyasaland - 1963 Illustrated colour FDC for World Tobacco Congress typed address sent air mail to USA bearing set of 4 tied by two strikes of Ndola cds dated 18 February 1963 - date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
1718
St Helena - 1965-76 Fifteen (14 different) colour illustrated FDC's for different issues all bearing issued stamps tied by cds for date of issue. Lot includes 1957 souvenir cover for visit of Prince Philip having large cachet applied. ()
£6.00
 
 
1719
South Africa - 1939 Plain typed address cover sent registered air mail Brakpan (purple mark applied direct to cover) to England with 250th Anniv of Huguenot Landing set of 3 SG82/84 in vertical pairs tied by 2 strikes of Brakpan cds dated 17 July 1939 - date of issue. ()
£7.50
 
 
1720
Western Samoa - 1939 Plain cover sent registered (black & blue on white label applied) typed address to New Zealand bearing 25th Anniv of New Zealand Control 1d to 7d set of 4 tied by two strikes of Apia cds for date of issue. ()
£12.00
 
 
FIRST DAY COVERS - GREAT BRITAIN
Lots 1721-1727
 
1721
1948 Hand addressed cover (light vertical crease not affecting stamp¬ light tone spots both sides affecting one perf on stamp) sent registered West Norwood to Tulse Hill SW2 with Royal Silver Wedding £1 blue full strike of date unclear West Norwood Norwood Road 168 SE27 single ring cds not tying stamp. Same cds alongside plus two on reverse dated 26 April 1948 - date of issue. Manuscript endorsement "Excess Affixed By Sender" applied. ()
£20.00
 
 
1722
1936 Hand addressed cover to Musselborough endorsed "Day of Issue 1st September 1936" bearing KEVIII ½d¬ 1½d and 2½d all tied by individual strikes of Edinburgh 32 double ring cds dated 1 September 1936 - date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
1723
1953 Neat hand addressed plain cover sent registered within Haslemere bearing Coronation set of 4 tied by single central strike of Haslemere single ring cds dated 3 June 1953. Haslemere registered oval cancel of same date on reverse. ()
£3.00
 
 
1724
1960 Illustrated FDC for Europa issue hand addressed to London bearing 6d and 1s 6d issued stamps tied by Great Portland Street cds of 19 September 1960 - date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
1725
1968-71 Illustrated unaddressed non Post Offices FDC's for definitives all with Latchford Warrington Lancs single ring cds's for date of issue comprising 1968 5d 7d 8d & 10d 1969 2s 6d 1970 10p 20p 50p and 1971 Decimal definitives ½p to 9p x 2 one having DA Special Delivery Service label. Lot includes five values on plain postcard all cancelled by Halfpenny Green last day of ½d cancels. ()
£3.00
 
 
1726
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
 
 
1727
1981 Post Office printed label address illustrated FDC for National Trust issue bearing set of 5 tied by 2 strikes of June Philatelic Displays British Library London cancel for date of issue. Green circular Tree and National Trust First Day of Issue cachet applied. ()
£2.00
 
 
FIRST FLIGHT¬ AVIATON & CRASH COVERS
Lots 1728-1740
 
1728
Australia - 1959 Four identical Qantas colour airmail covers for First Scheduled Boeing 707 Jet Flight Sydney - Fiji - Honolulu - San Francisco all printed addresses to Australia¬ Fiji or Hawaii with Australian¬ Fijian or US stamps tied by Sydney pictorial special flight handstamp¬ Nadi Airport cds or San Francisco slogan cancel having appropriate arrival backstamps. ()
£15.00
 
 
1729
Barbados - 1938 Plain typed address cover to Trinidad at 5d rate bearing 2½d Seal of Colony definitive x 2 tied by Barbados GPO single ring cds (Proud type 22) dated 19 October 1938. Bold strike of purple framed First Flight by KLM Royal Dutch Air Lines Barbados-Trinidad-Curacao cachet on front with Port of Spain arrival cds on reverse.Tri ()
£5.00
 
 
1730
Canada - 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. ()
£15.00
 
 
1731
New Zealand - 1930 Typed address cover to Christchurch having blue & red on white By Air Mail label applied endorsed Per DN.-Ch.Ch Air Mail carried on the Inaugural Christchurch - Dunedin survey flight with KGV 4d purple tied by Dunedin slogan cancel of 6 November 1930. Cover is signed by pilot Sq/Ldr M C McGregor being one of only 306 covers carried. Lilac "Authenticated by the Expert Committee Air Mail Society of NZ" pictorial triangular mark on reverse. Scarce cover displayed on album page with hand written write up. ()
£50.00
 
 
1732
New Zealand - 1931 Purple rubber stamped Christchurch address Kaitaia Aero Club Service By Air Mail From The Winterless North first flight cover Kaitaia to Auckland with KGV 1d Admiral x 2 tied by Auckland slogan cancel of 7 April 1931. Cover is signed by pilot Flight Officer F D Mill and has Kaitaia Aero Club and Air Service & Transport Co Ltd straight line purple cachets. "Authenticated by the Expert Committee Air Mail Society of NZ" pictorial triangular mark on reverse. Scarce cover displayed on album page with hand written write up. ()
£50.00
 
 
1733
New Zealand - 1931 Typed address KGV 1d postal stationery envelope to Wellington having black on grey-blue air mail label applied endorsed By Air Mail Wanganui to Wellington carried on the Special Survey Flight Auckland to Wellington. Envelope uprated with Air 4d purple SG549 tied by Wananui cds dated 12 November 1931. Cover is signed by pilot Sq/Ldr M C McGregor and is one of only 113 covers carried on the flight. Purple "Authenticated by the Expert Committee Air Mail Society of NZ" pictorial triangular mark on reverse. Very scarce cover displayed on album page with hand written write up. ()
£70.00
 
 
1734
New Zealand - 1955-73 Ten clean illustrated typed or unaddressed covers for different first flights having appropriate cachets and stamps tied by various handstamps. Commencing 1955 First NZ Helicopter Flight 1958 30th Anniv of First Tasman Crossing turned cover 1959 First Flight Auckland to Brisbane 1959 First Flight by Lockheed Electra Auckland to Sydney 1965 50th Anniv of First Flight Timaru - Christchurch 1965 First Flight Auckland - Taipo by South Pacific Airlines of New Zealand 1965 Pan Am First Jet Flight Auckland to Sydney 1965 First Jet Flight Auckland to San Francisco 1966 Qantas First Flight Auckland - Mexico City and 1973 First DC10 Flight Auckland to Los Angeles. ()
£20.00
 
 
1735
New Zealand - 1931 Typed Gisborne address cover endorsed Per First Air Mail Hamilton to Gisborne with black on grey-blue air mail label applied carried at 5d rate on the Hamiilton - Gisborne leg of the Special Survey Flight Auckland - Hamilton¬ Rotorua¬ Gisborne and return. 1d Dominion plus Air 4d purple tied by Hamilton cds dated 10 December 1931.Gisborne arrival cds of same date on reverse. ()
£18.00
 
 
1736
New Zealand - 1963-65 Five BOAC air mail illustrated typed address covers for first flights bearing appropriate stamps tied by relevant cancels commencing 1963 Comet 4 Jetliner London to Auckland and return 1965 First Boeing 707 Flight Auckland to Fiji and 1966 First Boeing 707 Flight London - Nandi Fiji. ()
£15.00
 
 
1737
New Zealand - 1965 Two Qantas 707 V-Jet air mail illustrated inaugural typed address flight covers bearing Australia or NZ stamps for Auckland - Sydney and same day return flight. ()
£5.00
 
 
1738
New Zealand - 1965-66 Eight Air New Zealand DC-8 air mail illustrated inaugural typed address flight covers bearing appropiate stamps tied by relevant cancels commencing 1965 First Flight Christchurch - Sydney 1965 First Flight Auckland - Sydney 1965 First Flight Auckland - Fiji - Honalulu - Los Angeles all four stages 1966 First Flight Auckland - Hong Kong and 1966 First Flight Auckland - Singapore. ()
£20.00
 
 
1739
New Zealand - 1965-66 Eight typed address illustrated Air New Zealand DC-8 Inagural Flight covers for flights Sydney - Christchurch¬ Sydney - Auckland¬ Sydney - Hong Kong¬ Nandi - Los Angeles¬ Auckland - Sydney¬ Auckland - Honolulu¬ Auckland - Los Angeles and Auckland - Hong Kong each having appropriate stamps applied tied by relevant cancels. ()
£10.00
 
 
1740
USA - 1930-31 Four air mail covers (three typed address - two pilot signed) for various first flights all having appropriate cachets for flights with range of stamps tied by appropriate machine cancels relating to flight. ()
£6.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN
Lots 1741-1751
 
1741P
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. ()
£15.00
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. ()
 
1742P
1885 Tatty cover hand addressed to Madras bearing 5d dull green (LG) SG193 (cat £350 on cover) tied by Manchester BG 498 duplex of 20 November 1885. Sea Post Office code D and First Delivery Madras cds's of 26 November and 10 December respectively on reverse. ()
£15.00
1885 Tatty cover hand addressed to Madras bearing 5d dull green (LG) SG193 (cat £350 on cover) tied by Manchester BG 498 duplex of 20 November 1885. Sea Post Office code D and First Delivery Madras cds's of 26 November and 10 December respectively on reverse. ()
 
1743P
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. ()
£15.00
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. ()
 
1744
1908 Colour postcard of Wolves football team season 1907-08 used to Blackpool bearing KEVII ½d yellow-green tied by Wolverhampton cds dated 24 February 1908. ()
£22.00
 
 
1745
1910 Colour postcard of High Street Freemantle WA sent Cardiff to New Zealand bearing KEVII 1d scarlet tied by Bute Docks Cardiff cds dated 8 July 1910. ()
£5.00
 
 
1746P
1914 Preprinted letter card relating to Waltham Abbey having 8 black and white pictures affixed inside (light tone spots affect picture paper) along with printed details of Waltham Abbey & Cross on reverse. Hand addressed to Felixstowe with long message inside bearing KGV 1d tied by Waltham Cross skeleton single ring cds dated 13 August 1914. ()
£5.00
1914 Preprinted  letter card relating to Waltham Abbey having 8 black and white pictures affixed inside (light tone spots affect picture paper) along with printed details of Waltham Abbey & Cross on reverse. Hand addressed to Felixstowe with long message inside bearing KGV 1d tied by Waltham Cross skeleton single ring cds dated 13 August 1914.  ()
 
1747P
1921 Parcel Post label for Cambridge ZID (De Freville Estate) with KGV 6d & 1/- tied by De Freville Estate Cambridge cds of 29 June 1921. Lot comes with colour plan of Estate. ()
£10.00
1921 Parcel Post label for Cambridge ZID (De Freville Estate) with KGV 6d & 1/- tied by De Freville Estate Cambridge cds of 29 June 1921. Lot comes with colour plan of Estate. ()
 
1748
1944-60 Three covers 1944 commercial Air Mail typed address to Brazil at 3s 6d rate with 1/- x 3 & 6d opened and sealed by PC90 crowned Opened by Examiner tape. 1948 hand addressed cover sent registered Crewe to Argentina at 1s 3d rate with Olympic Games 3d & 1/- plus 1960 typed address cover from officer in RAF Malta sent air mail to USA with Europa 1s 6d x 2 SG622 tied by Field Post Office 76 cds dated 16 November 1960. ()
£8.00
 
 
1749
1952 Sepia postcard of Shell Beach Herm hand addressed to London bearing Herm Island ½d blue tied by Herm Island blue cds dated 9 July 1952. GB KGVI 2d light brown tied by Guernsey machine cancel dated 10 July 1952. ()
£2.00
 
 
1750
1966-76 Four covers and two souvenir sheets comprising 1975 & 1976 Showpex miniature sheets 1966 Illustrated cover for opening of Tay Road Bridge with special cancel 1969 Nato Air Day Supersonic Mail Flight cover with cachet 1970 5d postal stationery envelope with Philypia cancel 1975 Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllandysiliogogogoch cancel on illustrated WI cover plus 1976 7p air mail airletter uprated with First Concorde Flight cancel. ()
£5.00
 
 
1751
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. ()
£3.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN - PHQ CARDS
Lots 1752-1775
 
1752
1973 Country Cricket unused card few light marks on reverse PHQ01. ()
£17.00
 
 
1753
1973 Inigo Jones fine unused card PHQ02. ()
£50.00
 
 
1754
1973 Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference fine unused card PHQ03. ()
£10.00
 
 
1755
1973 Royal Wedding fine unused card PHQ04. ()
£2.50
 
 
1756
1974 Fire Provention 3½p unused card bottom right corner crease no printing on reverse. ()
£35.00
 
 
1757
1974 Great Britons (Medieval Warriors) set of 4 fine unused cards PHQ7a/7d. ()
£7.00
 
 
1758
1974 Churchill 5½p card hand addressd bearing set of 4 on reverse having FDI cds PHQ08. ()
£8.00
 
 
1759
1975 Turner 5½p fine unused card PHQ9. ()
£10.00
 
 
1760
1975 Architecture fine unused set of 3 cards PHQ10a/10c. ()
£3.50
 
 
1761
1975 Sailing 8p fine unused card PHQ11. ()
£1.50
 
 
1762
1975 Railways set of 4 fine unused cards PHQ12a/12d. ()
£17.00
 
 
1763
1975 Jane Austin set of 4 fine unused cards PHQ13a/13d. ()
£6.00
 
 
1764
1976 Social Reform 8½p fine unused card PHQ14. ()
£1.50
 
 
1765
1976 American Revolution 11p fine unused card PHQ15. ()
£1.00
 
 
1766
1976 Roses set of 4 fine unused cards PHQ16a/16d. ()
£7.00
 
 
1767
1976 Culture set of 4 fine unused cards PHQ17a/17d. ()
£4.50
 
 
1768
1976 Printing set of 4 fine unused cards PHQ18a/18d. ()
£2.50
 
 
1769
1976 Christmas set of 4 fine unused cards PHQ19a/19d. ()
£1.00
 
 
1770
1977 Sports set of 4 fine unused cards PHQ20a/20d. ()
£2.00
 
 
1771
1977 Chemistry set of 4 fine unused cards PHQ21a/21d. ()
£2.00
 
 
1772
1977 Silver Jubilee set of 5 fine unused cards PHQ22a/22e. ()
£3.50
 
 
1773
1977 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting fine unused card PHQ23. ()
£1.00
 
 
1774
1977 Wildlife set of 5 fine unused cards PHQ25a/25e. ()
£1.00
 
 
1775
1977 Christmas set of 6 fine unused cards PHQ26a/26f. ()
£1.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN - GREETINGS TELEGRAMS
Lots 1776-1782
 
1776
1936 Wilkinson type E2a used gold Greetings Telegram envelope. ()
£2.00
 
 
1777
1938 Wilkinson type 11 Greetings Telegram used Paignton Devon 16 April 1938. ()
£5.00
 
 
1778
1938 Wilkinson type 12 used Greetings Telegram having no date stamp applied. ()
£5.00
 
 
1779
1940 Wilkinson type 21 Greetings Telegram typed message used Plymouth 17 April 1940. ()
£5.00
 
 
1780
1950 Wilkinson type E4a unused Greetings Telegram envelope light soiling on front. ()
£1.00
 
 
1781
1960 Wilkinson type 51 fine unused Greetings Telegram. ()
£8.00
 
 
1782
1967 Wilkinson type 68a unused 21st Birthday Telegram small light stain on front. ()
£5.00
 
 
HONG KONG
Lots 1783-1784
 
1783P
1863 Incoming unstamped hand addressed cover (backflap missing¬ light water stain at base) endorsed "Per Streamer Cadiz" rated "4" on front along poor strike of unclear faint cds. Good strike of Hong Kong code C single ring cds dated 27 July 1863 on reverse. ()
£20.00
1863 Incoming unstamped hand addressed cover (backflap missing¬ light water stain at base) endorsed Per Streamer Cadiz rated 4 on front along poor strike of unclear faint cds. Good strike of Hong Kong code C single ring cds dated 27 July 1863 on reverse.  ()
 
1784
1936 Green correspondence post card hand addressed to England from member of RAF on HMS Hermes in Kai Tak endorsed "Via Imperial Airways RMA Dorado" bearing KGV 50c black on green tied by Hong Kong Air (k) Mail double ring cds dated 26 March 1936. Purple framed 4 line cachet applied to front for First Through Flight on 26 March 1936. ()
£30.00
 
 
INDIA
Lots 1785-1788
 
1785
Hyderabad - 1947 Plain local address cover having typed endoresment regarding issue bearing Reformed Legislature 1a black SG54 tied by on cds for date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
1786
1905 KEVII ¼a brown postal stationery card (spike hole) used to Ceylon plus 1945 typed address cover Calcutta to USA at 2r 11½a rate with KGVI definitives ½a 3a 4a x 2 & 1r x 2. ()
£5.00
 
 
1787
1905-59 Twenty used illustrated different covers or cards Indian stamps applied with good range of cancels. Includes 1934 card with small Late Fee Not Paid oval black cachet. ()
£15.00
 
 
1788
1949 Two identical unaddressed illustrated Independence Day covers issued by Indian Posts & Telegrams bearing 3p to 15r set of 16 issued stamps SG309/324 (3p to 12a on one cover¬ 1r to 15r on other) all tied by Madras GPO Independence Day pictorial cds dated 15 August 1949 - date of issue. ()
£25.00
 
 
JAMAICA
Lots 1789-1790
 
1789
1926-34 Two different firms typed address covers to USA 1926 sent registered at 4½d rate bearing 2d & 2½d pictorial definitives tied by Kingston Jamaica Registered oval cancels of 22 January 1926. 1934 sent air mail bearing stamps to value of 1s 3½d 2½d x 3 and 3d x 2 pictorial definitives plus 1d definitive x 2 all tied by Kingston cds's of 16 August 1934. ()
£4.00
 
 
1790
1949 Slighty creased typed address commercial cover sent registered Kingston to USA at 1s 3d rate bearing on reverse KGVI 1d definitive strip of 3 plus Royal Silver Wedding 1½d x 8 (two blocks of 4) tied by poor strikes of Kingston cds's dated 15 February 1949 along with US transit cds's dated 17 & 19 February. ()
£10.00
 
 
KUWAIT
Lots 1791-1793
 
1791
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. ()
£15.00
 
 
1792P
1947 Indian KGVI 1½a brown purple postal stationery envelope (roughly opened right side) bilingually addressed sent airmail to Bombay uprated on reverse with Indian unoverprinted white back 1a carmine SG268 both having good strikes of type 11 cancel dated 9 June 1947. Two strikes of Mandvi Bombay arrival cds dated 15 June on reverse one ties 1a stamp. Interesting cover as Donaldson states on page 133 "The Indian white backgroud issue of 1941-43 appreared overprinted Kuwait from early 1945 gradually replacing the unoverprinted stamps¬ although stragglers of the latter are known used as late as January 1947." This cover extends the date to June 1947. ()
£100.00
1947 Indian KGVI 1½a brown purple postal stationery envelope (roughly opened right side) bilingually addressed sent airmail to Bombay uprated on reverse with Indian unoverprinted white back 1a carmine SG268 both having good strikes of type 11 cancel dated 9 June 1947. Two strikes of Mandvi Bombay arrival cds dated 15 June on reverse one ties 1a stamp. Interesting cover as Donaldson states on page 133 The Indian white backgroud issue of 1941-43 appreared overprinted Kuwait from early 1945 gradually replacing the unoverprinted stamps¬ although stragglers of the latter are known used as late as January 1947. This cover extends the date to June 1947.  ()
 
1793
1969 Typed address air mail cover to USA at 95f rate bearing on reverse 1f Museum SG400 on reverse untied plus on front Shaikh Abdullah 4f SG200 Shuaiba Refinery 30f SG424 Kuwait Hilton 10f SG436 Education Week 20f SG439 and National Day 30f SG442 all tied by three poorish strikes of Kuwait bilingual cds dated 10 November 1969. ()
£5.00
 
 
MALAYA
Lots 1794-1795
 
1794
1929 Unstamped incoming cover from India to Selangor having black Tax Mark on front with two Indian transit marks dated 9 September 1929 on reverse. Straits Settlements 12c bright blue Postage Due SGD6 applied tied by Singapore cds dated 24 September on reverse. ()
£7.50
 
 
1795
1936 Incoming cover from India to Selangor with black Tax Mark on front having Indian KGV 2a stamp applied tied by date and location unclear cds. Federated Malay States 4c green Postage Due SGD3 applied tied by F.M.S. cds dated 24 January 1936. ()
£7.50
 
 
MAURITIUS
 
 
1796
1935 Hand addressed plain cover to Phoenix bearing KGV 4c green SG226c tied by Bicentenary Exhibition 1735 - 1935 Port Louis large framed cancel dated 7 September 1935. ()
£10.00
 
 
MILITARY AND CENSOR
Lots 1797-1823
 
1797
Albania - 1941 Blue & white unstamped post card to Asti Italy from soldier in Italian Forces occupying Albania having fair strike of Ufficio Postale Militare N.99 BIS cds dated 13 June 1941. Small black RR Poste T 8 circular cachet applied but no charge raised. ()
£5.00
 
 
1798
Australia - 1941 Hand addressed air mail cover APO 089 (Darwin) to Tasmania bearing 4d koala tied by good strike of Field PO 089 single ring cds dated 9 September 1941. Purple framed Australian Military Forces Passed By Censor 1340 cachet applied at left with signature underneath. Displayed on A4 sheet with typed write up. ()
£35.00
 
 
1799
Australia - 1942 Hand addressed air mail (this erased) cover to England bearing KGVI 2½d tied by Frinkston cds dated 1 March 1942. Opened and sealed with 3 Opened by Censor red on white label at left tied on front by purple 3 Passed by Censor 232 triangular cachet. ()
£4.00
 
 
1800P
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. ()
£35.00
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. ()
 
1801
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. ()
£15.00
 
 
1802
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 aplied. ()
£7.00
 
 
1803
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. ()
£4.00
 
 
1804
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. ()
£6.00
 
 
1805
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. ()
£6.00
 
 
1806
Bahrain - 1991 OHMS window envelope bearing 17p definitive tied by fine strike of Field Post Office 766 (RAF Detachment Murarraq) double ring cds dated 19 April 1991. ()
£5.00
 
 
1807
Bahrain - 2000 Plain typed address cover to England having RAF DET Muharraq 17 Sep 2000 JNCO IC ADMIN three line cachet top left corner bearing 1st NVI definitive tied by Bahrain 632 SID cds dated 17 September 2000. ()
£4.00
 
 
1808
Christmas Island - 1956 Hand addressed air mail cover to BBC England from soldier with 28 Field Engineer Regiment BFPO 170 Christmas Island bearing GB QEII 2½d carmine-red tied by fine strike of B.F.P.O. Christmas Island single ring cds dated 10 August 1956. ()
£5.00
 
 
1809
Dominica - 1940 Typed address cover to Colony Stamp Co USA bearing KGVI pictorial definitives ½d¬ 1d and 1½d SG99/101 all tied by individual strikes of Roseau double ring cds dated 28 September 1940. Unframed straight line Passed By Censor mark applied in violet. ()
£8.00
 
 
1810
Iceland - 1942 Typed address cover from member of US Air Force based in Reykjavik to USA with US Army APO 860 rubber stamp cancel dated 8 June 1942 applied along with Passed by US Army Examiner 0616 race track cachet and signature. ()
£5.00
 
 
1811
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. ()
£8.00
 
 
1812P
Iraq - 1943-44 Three censored covers to England (two typed address) one at 20f rate opened and sealed both sides¬ Arabic tape at left PC90 crowned Opened By Examiner 1824 at right with purple bilingual censor mark on front. One at 50f rate opened and sealed both sides, Arabic tape at left PC90 Opened By Examiner 311 tape at right with purple bilingual censor mark on front plus one at 100f rate opened and sealed at right with PC90 (code 51-8589) Opened By Examiner 4535 having nice black strike of Baghdad Al Mansur bilingual black registered mark applied direct to front of cover. ()
£25.00
Iraq - 1943-44 Three censored covers to England (two typed address) one at 20f rate opened and sealed both sides¬ Arabic tape at left PC90 crowned Opened By Examiner 1824 at right with purple bilingual censor mark on front. One at 50f rate opened and sealed both sides, Arabic tape at left PC90 Opened By Examiner 311 tape at right with purple bilingual censor mark on front plus one at 100f rate opened and sealed at right with PC90 (code 51-8589) Opened By Examiner 4535 having nice black strike of Baghdad Al Mansur bilingual black registered mark applied direct to front of cover. ()
 
1813
Iraq - 1945 Hand addressed air mail cover to Bombay endorsed "Written in Hebrew" beraing 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. ()
£10.00
 
 
1814P
Kuwait - 1944 Part typed bilingually addressed air mail cover (central vertical fold¬ light stains on front roughly opened at right & contemporary Arabic writing on reverse) to Bombay at 2a 6p rate bearing on reverse unoverprinted Indian KGVI 1a 3p yellow-brown x 2 SG269 tied by type 11 cancel dated 16 October 1944. Opened and sealed at left by PC90 Opened By Examiner black on white tape (maybe locally produced as poor printing) tied by purple straight line DHC/365 censor mark on front and Passed DHC/80 tomb stone censor mark on reverse. Poorish strike of Kuwait censor mark on reverse tied by Indian censor tape also ties one 1a 3p stamp along with unreadable Indian arrival slogan mark. ()
£50.00
Kuwait - 1944 Part typed bilingually addressed air mail cover (central vertical fold¬ light stains on front roughly opened at right & contemporary Arabic writing on reverse) to Bombay at 2a 6p rate bearing on reverse unoverprinted Indian KGVI 1a 3p yellow-brown x 2 SG269 tied by type 11 cancel dated 16 October 1944. Opened and sealed at left by PC90 Opened By Examiner black on white tape (maybe locally produced as poor printing) tied by purple straight line DHC/365 censor mark on front and Passed DHC/80 tomb stone censor mark on reverse. Poorish strike of Kuwait censor mark on reverse tied by Indian censor tape also ties one 1a 3p stamp along with unreadable Indian arrival slogan mark.  ()
 
1815P
Kuwait - 1944 Part typed address bilingually addressed air mail cover (slightly rough opening at top) to Bombay at 2a 6p rate bearing on reverse unoverprinted Indian KGVI Dak Bullock Cart 2a 6p bright violet SG252 tied by type 11 cancel having unreadable date. Opened and sealed at left with Iraqi censor tape having bilingual framed Iraq censor mark on front . Opened and sealed at left by PC90 Opened By Examiner black on white tape tied by purple straight line DHC/366 censor mark on front and Passed DHC/80 tomb stone censor mark on reverse. Good strike of Kuwait censor mark on reverse ties stamp which is also tied by Indian arrival slogan mark dated 8 August 1944. ()
£70.00
Kuwait - 1944 Part typed address bilingually addressed air mail cover (slightly rough opening at top) to Bombay at 2a 6p rate bearing on reverse unoverprinted Indian KGVI Dak Bullock Cart 2a 6p bright violet SG252 tied by type 11 cancel having unreadable date. Opened and sealed at left with Iraqi censor tape having bilingual framed Iraq censor mark on front . Opened and sealed at left by PC90 Opened By Examiner black on white tape tied by purple straight line DHC/366 censor mark on front and Passed DHC/80 tomb stone censor mark on reverse. Good strike of Kuwait censor mark on reverse ties stamp which is also tied by Indian arrival slogan mark dated 8 August 1944. ()
 
1816P
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. ()
£30.00
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. ()
 
1817
Libya - 1942 Hand addressed cover to Ciciliano at 1L rate bearing two different 50c stamps opened and sealed at left with Italian black on white censor tape tied by two strikes of AR censor cachets both sides. ()
£10.00
 
 
1818
New Guinea - 1945 Hand addressed cover to South Australia at 4d concession rate bearing Australia ½d kangaroo and KGVI 3½d on 3d both tied by good strike of Field Post Office 026 single ring cds dated 22 January 1945. Purple framed Australian Military Forces Passed By Censor 372 cachet with signature underneath on left side. ()
£8.00
 
 
1819
New Zealand - 1915-17 Two Field Service post cards and two covers all stampless addressed to New Zealand one with censor mark rest with different FPO etc post marks. ()
£10.00
 
 
1820
New Zealand - 1943 Four covers inc a Honour envelope and a Church Army envelope all addressed to New Zealand including two with NZEF Field Post Office dumb circular cancel one opened and sealed with D.D.A./221 censor tape other with purple crowned censor mark. ()
£10.00
 
 
1821
New Zealand - 1968 Hand addressed stampless air mail cover to New Zealand having good strike of purple oblong NZ Army Force Viet Nam cachet applied. ()
£2.50
 
 
1822
Trinidad & Tobago - 1942 Typed addressed air mail commercial cover to USA at 30c rate bearing KGVI 6c and 24c definitives (both damaged) tied by Port of Spain cds's dated 4 February 1942. Opened and sealed at left with black on white Examined By 2830 label which is not listed in Peter C Burrows 2010 publication British Empire Civil Censorship Devices. ()
£7.50
 
 
1823
Zanzibar - 1942 Typed address commercial cover sent Air Mail to Bombay at 1a 25 rate bearing 5c and 40c x 3 all tied by Zanzibar cds dated 22 May 1942. Opened and sealed at left by PC90 Opened by Examiner U tape with tomb stone Passed DHC/33 mark on front. ()
£10.00
 
 
NEW ZEALAND
Lots 1824-1832
 
1824
1898 Hand addressed mourning cover (light soiling on front and piece of label stuck to rear) to Auckland stamp removed with part A??? NZ triple ring cds 23 August 1898 left. Large black To Pay 2d Double Defeicient Postage circular handstamp applied no other marks shown. ()
£7.50
 
 
1825
1931 Typed address cover C/O GPO Blenheim carried on special Christmas Eve Survey Flight Palmerston North - Blenheim with appropraite cachet applied bearing Five Pence on 3d green air SG551 tied by Palmerston North cds dated 21 December 1931. ()
£10.00
 
 
1826
1932 Three locally hand addressed covers all carried on special Survey Flights namely Wellington to Hokitika and return plus Wellington to Woodville all with appropraite cacheta applied bearing Five Pence on 3d green air SG551 tied by relevant cds cancels. ()
£20.00
 
 
1827
1938 Incoming cover from Leicester England to New Zealand on flying Boat Calpurnia which crashed at Habbaniyah near Baghdad whilst trying to land on Lake Ramadi in a dust storm. Stamp washed off with a two line purple cachet "Recieved in Damaged Condition Ex Flying Boat Calpurnia" applied. Matangi arrival cds dated 4 January 1939 on reverse. ()
£40.00
 
 
1828
1960 Manila stampless window envelope having Wellesley Street Join A Thrift Club slogan cancel on front along with blue To Pay 4d Double Defeicient Postage double ring circular handstamp. 4d & 6d definitives on reverse tied by Auckland Postage Due cds dated 3 June with Auckland Private Boxes cds of same date alonside. ()
£5.00
 
 
1829
1961-69 Four locally hand addressed covers having "Double Deficiency" red or green Tax Marks applied 1961 unstamped cover with manuscript 6d added with Christchurch Delivery Counter cds on reverse 1964 unstamped cover with green To Pay 6d circular mark on front having 6d stamp applied tied by Auckland Postage Due cds 1967 cover with manuscript 2d added with 2d stamp applied on reverse tied by Auckland Postage Due cds 1969 manuscript 6c added but no dues applied or other postal markings. ()
£8.00
 
 
1830
1962 Stampless hand addressed cover to Auckland having Takapuna continuous machine cancel of 4 July 1962 on front along with black To Pay 6d Double Defeicient Postage double ring circular handstamp with 6d added in blue ink. 6d definitive on reverse tied by Auckland Postage Due cds of 5 July with Auckland Private Boxes cds of same date alongside. ()
£4.50
 
 
1831
1973 Hand addressed envelope (small hole bottom left) to Hamilton with 3d red meter mark and Hamilton slogan cancel dated 17 December 1973 applied. Red framed Gone No Address cachet plus Red Return To Sender pointing finger cachet Hamilton octotagonal cachet dated 18 December plus black Hamiltons Postman's Branch cds of same date on front. ()
£4.00
 
 
1832
1977 Colour postcard to England sent air mail with white on black Courrier des marins Seaman's Mail label. 18c commemorative tied by location unclear cds of 9 February 1977. ()
£2.50
 
 
OMAN
Lots 1833-1834
 
1833
1971 Bilingual printed cover for Oman Imamate State Omani Posts typed address to Robson Lowe England including colour letter with illustrations of De Gaulle and Napoleon stamps issued on 30 July 1970. Sent at 10b rate with State of Oman 4b De Gaulle and 6b Napoleon (Michel and SG unlisted) tied by Amman Post bilingual cds of 30 July 1970 - date of issue. These "labels" were issued by a rebel administration under the Imam of Oman and were not recognised by UPU however do appear on covers originating in Amman or Baghdad. ()
£8.00
 
 
1834
1976 Hand addressed air mail cover Ruwi Oman to USA at 150b rate bearing Matrah 1809 25b x 3 plus Shinas 1809 75b all tied by two strikes of Ibra bilingual cds of 7 November 1976. ()
£5.00
 
 
MANDATED TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA
 
 
1835
1951 Hand addressed cover to England bearing Australia 3d Discovery of Gold + 3d Responsible Government se-tenant pair SG245a tied by Rabaul cds dated 23 October 1951. ()
£3.50
 
 
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
 
 
1836
1960 Commercial typed address cover used within Rabual bearing 5d surcharge on ½d Tree Kangaroo SG25 tied by fine strike of Rabual cds dated 1 July 1960. ()
£3.00
 
 
RHODESIA & NYASALAND
 
 
1837
1959 Typed address commercial air mail cover to Switzerland bearing 9d definitive tied by Salisbury machine cancel dated 21 August 1959. ()
£2.50
 
 
ST. HELENA
 
 
1838
1950 Rubber stamped address illustrated cover for 1949 75th Anniv of UPU sent registered to USA with 75th Anniv of UPU 3d to 1/- set tied by individual strike of 24 January 1950 cds. ()
£2.50
 
 
SAMOA
 
 
1839
1958 Plain cover sent registered (black & blue on white label applied) air mail typed address to USA bearing Samoan Parliament set of 3 tied by Satupaitea cds of 12 April 1958. ()
£8.00
 
 
SINGAPORE
Lots 1840-1841
 
1840
1892 Bilingually hand addressed cover to India (opened three sides having usual south Asian Discolouration) at 5c rate bearing on reverse Straits Settlements 5c blue SG65 tied by Singapore cds dated 1 August 1892. Same cds on front with two Indian cds's on reverse. ()
£8.00
 
 
1841
1936 Typed address cover to USA at 12c rate bearing on reverse 4c orange vertical strip of 3 SG262 tied by two fine strikes of Singapore G large cds dated 21 September 1936. ()
£8.00
 
 
SOUTH AFRICA
Lots 1842-1844
 
1842
1935 Typed address cover sent registered air mail to Khartoum Sudan at 11d rate stamps tied by by Noorder Paarl cds's dated 21 December 1935. Purple Noorder Paarl registered mark applied direct onto cover. Huguenot and Khartoum transit marks on reverse. ()
£4.00
 
 
1843
1936 Two identical special postcards for Empire Exhibition showing delivery of Mails at Rand Airport both hand addressed to same person in Transvaal having ½d springbok affixed tied by different special Exhibition cancels dated 14 November or 18 December 1936. ()
£10.00
 
 
1844
1954 Typed address commercial cover sent air mail to USA at 2s 3d rate bearing 1/- vertical pair SG120a plus 3d SG117a tied by Bloemfontein cds's of 27 September 1954. ()
£2.50
 
 
SUDAN
 
 
1845
1953 Unstamped long manila OSGS cover sent airmail typed address to USA with purple framed bilingual Post Paid cachet. Bilingual Khartoum cds of 1 May 1953 over cachet. ()
£10.00
 
 
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Lots 1846-1847
 
1846
1980 Hand aggressed air mail cover to USA at 160f rate bearing 1977 crest definitives 15f 35f 50f & 60f SG82 & 83/85 tied by two strikes of Umm Al Qiwain cds of 18 February 1980. ()
£5.00
 
 
1847
1980 Typed address envelope sent registered airmail Alwahadah (blue on white bilingual label attached) to Switzerland at 3d 30 rate stamps tied by Al Wahadah 2 bilingual cds of 17 August 1980. Same cds plus purple cds of 18 August all in Arabic on reverse. ()
£5.00