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AUSTRALIA continued...

Postal History - Registration Envelopes Usages featuring Destination Mail continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate in AU$'s
261 PSE imageGREECE: 1935 (Feb 2) usage of KGV 4½d Registration Envelope + KGV 1½d scarlet to the Ionian Bank in Athens, red/white 'Elizabet st., Melb' R label, large Athens arrival b/s.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$46.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
262 PSE imageGREECE: 1957 (May 2) airmail usage of QEII 1/7d Registration Envelope + QM 2d, 1/- Olympics & 2/6d Aborigine tied by scarce 'ROBINSON W19/VIC-AUST' cds (a better strike on the reverse), blue/white R label, Athens arrival b/s of 12MY57, a bit soiled/aged. Robinson is a 'sub-suburb' of Sunshine in Melbourne's west: PO 1.8.1955.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$50

SOLD for AU$65.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
263 PSE imageHAWAII: 1918 (Mar 11) double-rate usage of KGV 4d orange Registration Envelope with Red Star on the Flap uprated with KGV 1d red & LMult Wmk ½d green + Kangaroos Third Wmk 2½d, Sydney cds and red & black/white R label, 'HONOLULU' arrival b/s of MAR/26/1918 & endorsed on the face "Not at Home/...", flap damaged on opening.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

SOLD for AU$75.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
264 PSE imageHAWAII: 1922 (May 17) usage of KGV Sideface 5d Registration Envelope with Flap to the Face & Address Lines at L/R ACSC RE12 uprated with KGV 1d violet pair (scarce on overseas mail), Sydney cds and red/white R label, 'HONOLULU' arrival b/s of JUN/3/1922. [NB: we believe that the endorsement "Per Donna" at L/L is not re a ship but the name of the addressee's home]

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$75

SOLD for AU$60.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
265 PSE imageHONG KONG: 1958 (Feb 23) airmail usage of QEII 1/7d Registration Envelope uprated with QEII 3d & Kingsford Smith 8d (scarce on cover), Toowoomba cds & blue/white R label. [From a signalman at Capalabah]

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$46.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
266 PSE imageINDONESIA: 1953 (June 27) airmail usage of KGVI 1/0½d Registration Envelope uprated with KGVI 7½d & Princess 1d, to the Philippine Embassy with Sydney cds & blue/white R label, 'DJAKARTA' arrival b/s of 30.6.53.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$110.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
267 PSE imageNORTHERN RHODESIA: 1949 (Apr 17) usage of KGVI 5½d Registration Envelope uprated with Princess 1d pair, 'LITTLETON/NSW-AUST' cds & blue/white R label.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$110.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
268 PSE imageNORTHERN RHODESIA: 1950 (July 21) airmail usage of KGVI 8½d Registration Envelope uprated with UPU 3½d 6d Kookaburra & 2/- Aboriginal Art, Elizabeth Street (Vic) cds & blue/white R label, clearly addressed "Broken Hill/Nth Rhodesia" but missent to 'BROKEN HILL/NSW', the address underlined & forwarded with 'NAIROBI' transit b/s of 31JY50 & 'BROKEN HILL/4AUG50/NORTHERN RHODESIA' arrival b/s suggesting the last leg was by surface. Double interruption to service.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

SOLD for AU$460.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
269 PSE imageNYASALAND: 1933 (Feb 1) usage of KGV Oval 5d Registration Envelope with Townsville cds alongside and blue & black/white R label, in transit cancelled with a very worn 'PT ADELAIDE/7FEB33/STH AUSTRALIA' cds with 3-letter month (not recorded by PSSA, so rated RRRRR), 'LIMBE/NYASALAND' arrival b/s of 7MAR33.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$70.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
270 PSE imagePALESTINE: 1939 (June 24) usage of KGVI 5d Registration Envelope uprated with KGVI 3d blue Die II, to Haifa with Sydney cds & blue/white R label, '.../ALEXANDRIE/PAR AVION' transit b/s & oval 'REGISTERED/6JY39/HAIFA' arrival on the face. A very rare registered Empire Air Mail Scheme cover. [The address Nordaustreet is on the perimeter of the German (not Jewish) settlement in Haifa]

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$400

SOLD for AU$420.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
271 PSE imagePERSIA: 1935 (Aug 7) usage of long KGV 'FIVE/PENCE' on 4½d (18mm Spacing) Registration Envelope uprated with KGV ½d 1d & 5d, Kangaroo 5/-, Hermes 1/6d claret, Victoria Centenary 1/- & Silver Jubilee 3d, to the captain of a ship c/- Anglo-Persian Oil at Abadan and despite the philatelic appearance endorsed "FAMILY PAPERS" and apparently commercial, 'BASRAH/24AUG35/...' transit & smaller '.../ABADAN' bilingual cds of the same date. Marvellous! [The rate was 1/8d per ½oz x5 + 2d late fee (shortpaid ½d) + 3d registration = 8/9d] Note that from 21st March 1935, Persia was renamed "Iran" (= "Aryan"), apparently to foster good relations with Germany! Unsurprisingly, 'Persia' remained in common use for many years.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$750

SOLD for AU$1,050.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
272 PSE imagePOLAND: 1929 (July 18) usage of KGV Oval 4½d Registration Envelope uprated with KGV 1½d scarlet, Elizabeth Street (Vic) cds & red/white 'Elizabeth St, Melbourne' R label, superb 'PRAHA 7 CIZINA (ETRANGER)' transit & 'CZESTOCHOWA' arrival b/s of 20.8.1929, slightly reduced at left upon opening. A very scarce destination. [During WWII, the Germans sought to exterminate not just Polish Jews but Poles in general & several mass murders were committed in Czestochowa]

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

SOLD for AU$75.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
273 PSE imageSOUTHERN RHODESIA: 1935 (Jan 3) usage of KGV Oval 5d Registration Envelope to "Rhodesian Railways/Bulawayo" with Adelaide cds and blue & black/white R label, 'REGD BULAWAYO/...' arrival b/s of 28JAN1935.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$70.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
274 PSE imageSPAIN: 1946 (June 4) usage of KGVI Oval 5½d Registration Envelope uprated with QM 1½d, Perth cds & blue/white 'Registration Branch/GPO Perth WA' R label, indistinct Madrid arrival b/s. [The rate was 3d foreign rate + ½d war tax + 3d registration = 6½d. The sender may have thought he was using a 5d Registration Envelope. NB: in all periods, the much larger Spain is a more elusive destination than neighbouring Portugal]

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$46.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
275 PSE imageST LUCIA: 1947 (May 27) airmail usage of KGVI Oval 5½d Registration Envelope uprated with KGVI 3½d Wrens & 1/- Lyrebird pair, 'QUEEN VICTORIA BLDGS/NSW' cds & straight-line h/s in violet on blue/white provisional R label, transits of San Francisco (JUN/4) & New York (JUN/5) and oval 'REGISTERED/10JU47/CASTRIES ST LUCIA' arrival b/s that probably indicates surface carriage (from Miami?). Another very scarce destination. [Martin Walker (unpublished) records the 2/6d rate from 1952 only but this item indicates it was the rate 5 years earlier]

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

SOLD for AU$240.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
276 PSE imageSWAZILAND: 1947 (Mar 25) usage of KGVI Oval 5½d Registration Envelope, superb 'GPO SYDNEY/ RS / E / NSW-AUST' cds & corresponding blue/white R label, very fine double-circle 'HLATIKULU' arrival b/s. A rare destination. [The rate was 2d Empire rate + ½d war tax + 3d registration = 5½d] Fun fact! It was only in 2018, 50 years after independence, that Swaziland was renamed Eswatini. Hlatikulu is a small remote town in the SE of the country. By population, it is the 20th largest town, with only 2748 inhabitants in 2005.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

SOLD for AU$115.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM

AUSTRALIAN PICTURE POSTCARDS

Australian Picture Postcards
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate in AU$'s
277 cPSE imageConsignment remainders with NSW 1906 real photo of the Newtown Oxfords Rugby team; Queensland 1904 Diddams Undivided Back 'QUEEN STREET.../Looking South West (tram) & 1906 National Agricultural Show; Victoria 1905 Wreck of 'La Bella' with 'William Ferrier, the brave fisherman...' & 1906 real photo of Wandong Cyanide Works; and a few others; also scenic Postal Cards from Queensland 1d claret 'Harvesting...' & 'Jondaryan Woolshed' and South Australia 1d 'DAIRY FARM' in crimson (very fine unused), fine to very fine used. (Qty 13)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$250

SOLD for AU$190.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
278 c imageSmall box with ten different 1908 Visit of the American Fleet cards, some Humour & Whimsy, a few non-Australian cards, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 60 approx) (Image1) Estimate AU$120

SOLD for AU$280.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
279 c imageSmall accumulation including New South Wales with Sydney environs & street scenes noted Kings Cross real photo showing Double-Decker Trolley Bus, Middleton's 'South Mine, Broken Hill' real photo, Agent-General 'Disc Ploughs At Work', Bowral 'Bong Bong Street', Murrumburrah ' Vernon Street', etc, Queensland noted 'Greetings from Roma' with 6 vignette views & Jolley undivided-back 'Customs House', etc, Victoria with 'Sheehan's New Treasury Hotel', Jolley undivided-back 'Mitchell River, Bairnsdale' shipping, Melbourne streets, etc, plus Coat of Arms for Queensland & Victoria, Australia Population Map used 1910, etc, condition variable but many fine to very fine. (Qty 60+)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

SOLD for AU$480.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM
280 c image1901 FEDERATION: Rose Stereoscpic Views of Celebrations/Royal Visit in Melbourne x6 & Sydney x2, all pristine!; also GB 'East Terrace/Windsor Castle' PPC - some soiling - with boxed '[crown]/FROM/The King & Queen/13JUN1918/WINDSOR CASTLE' cachet in violet. (Qty 9)

Grade A+ (Image1)

Estimate AU$120

SOLD for AU$90.00
Closing..Feb-18, 05:00 PM

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