Australasian Philatelic Traders' Association   The Philatelic Traders Society
Internet Philatelic Dealers Association   Western Australia Owned
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Lot No. 276

Auction No. 20
Category World
    Collections, Accumulations and Selections
Est. $160
Status SOLD $180



Great Britain 1818-1967 collection of letters & postcards noting 1818 8Penny manuscript with Double Crook datestamp, 1832 stampless letter in beautiful script, 1836 outer with waxed seal, 1855 1d pink PSE with enclosed letter, 1898 local PS postcard & 1849 opened out envelope with 1d imperf plus various KEVII to KGV postcards with picture side photocopied below addressed side. Also 1931 1st Experimental England to Australia flight cover & 1934 First Flight Regular Air Mail cover with "SPECIAL" cds, 6 documents KEVII to KGV with stamps hand cancelled as revenues plus one with a pair of QEII Contract Note 5/- fiscals & one KGV 1/- similar on 1943 Stock Exchange receipt. Various KGVI defins on covers with franking from ½d to 1/3d (airmail) & 2/9d (to WA), Air Letters of KGVI (2) & QEII (5), cut outs from formular reg letter & Field Service Postcards (both KGV). QEII incls 1967 Newtown GPO commem cover with 10/- Castle tied by "Bi-centenary and Anniversary Edinburgh" cachet & a 1995 airmail cover to WA bearing uncancelled 41p with red "DELAYED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT POSTAGE" cds in red. Other interesting items incl BOAC 1953 cover to London to Tokyo signed & passed by BPA, HMAS Vanguard unstamped postcard signed by various crew on addressed side, 1956 London Int Stamp Exhib cover with KEVIII 2½d tied by Maltese Cross 1/3d as part of Exhib duplex, 1959 airmail cover to Australia with Ross Smith vignette imitation commem 40th Anniv of Ross Smith Flight & 1914 small cover to Burma with b/s's incl boxed "DECEDE DECEASED" & "DLO BOMBAY". Lovely collection full of interest & well written up. (95 items)