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Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC Sale: 731

Great Britain and British Commonwealth
Great Britain

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 41
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image Great Britain, 1909, Ocean Penny Postage illustrated propaganda design envelope, 1d (#160) tied by Yarmouth town cancel on allover illustrated envelope, addressed to Birmingham, blue crayon "24" rate, Valentine imprint at right, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200. Suggested Bid $800-1,200 (Image)

Suggested Bid $800-1,200

Opening US$ 400.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:16:01 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 42
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Cat No: 8 var

image Great Britain, 1841, Queen Victoria, 1d red brown, imprimatur (SG 8 var), a stunning top right corner margin single, lettered "AL", with partial sheet inscription and plate number "136"; hinge lip remaining at very top of selvage, Very Fine, rare, Ex-Clark (1946).
Scott 3 var.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000

Opening US$ 1,400.00
Sold...US$ 1,400.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:16:20 EST
Sold For 1400

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 43
Symbol:
Cat No: 434a-437 vars.

image Great Britain, 1929, P.U.C., ½d to 1½d watermarked sideways, imperforate (SG 434a-437 vars.), a marvelous complete set of three imperforate Imprimaturs from the National Postal Museum & Archives, each handstamped "N P IMPRIMATUR" on the reverse, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Scott 205a-207a vars. S.G. Spec. NCom5b/7b vars.; £20,000 ($25,820).
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000

One of only five sets said to have been released by the British Postal Museum & Archive
. Suggested Bid $7,500-10,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $7,500-10,000

Opening US$ 3,750.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:16:40 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 44
Symbol:
Cat No: 438

image Great Britain, 1929, £1 P.U.C. (SG 438), o.g., never hinged, a perfectly centered stamp on swan-white paper, Very Fine, these rarely come so nice.
Scott 209; $1,100.
Estimate $500 - 750. Suggested Bid $500-750 (Image)

Suggested Bid $500-750

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:16:56 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 45
Symbol:
Cat No: 499/502

image Great Britain, 1949, U.P.U. complete, imprimaturs (SG 499/502), matched set of left margin singles, a stellar set with exceptional color and impression, fully margined top, right and bottom; National Postal Museum (NPM) handstamp on reverse of each, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, one of only five sets released in the NPM Archive sale.
Scott 276-279 vars.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000. Suggested Bid $3,500-5,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $3,500-5,000

Opening US$ 1,800.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:17:18 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 46
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Cat No: D18 var.

image Great Britain, Postage Due, 1923, ½d Color Trial for the proposed 2s6d value (SG D18 var.), irregular block of three in deep claret on unwatermarked, gummed paper affixed to a manilla card with the color, "Dahlia Claret, M.B. 6201" in manuscript below; in the space previously occupied by the fourth stamp in the block is the penciled notation "To HM" (His Majesty), the stamp now residing in the Royal Collection., Very Fine.
Scott J17 var. S.G. Spec. £12,000 ($15,490).
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

A SPECTACULAR AND TRULY UNIQUE SHOWPIECE.

The block is from one of 24 color trials for the 2s6d Postage Due made at Somerset House from a Royal Mint miniature plate of four clichés. The trials took place on four dates between September 8, 1923, and January 21, 1924. This particular proof, in Dahlia Claret, was pulled in the third trial on Dec 6, 1923.
Suggested Bid $4,000-6,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $4,000-6,000

Opening US$ 1,500.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:17:48 EST
Sold For 0


Australia and States

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 47
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Cat No: 76

image Australian States: South Australia, 1883, Queen Victoria, ½d chocolate, perf 10 (Scott 76), Crown and SA (close) watermark, strip of ten plus a single of ½p tied by multiple "R" in oval registered cancel, on cover addressed to Boston MA, back stamps San Francisco & Boston transits; opened roughly at top, edge flaws, Fine to Very Fine.
SG 182.
Estimate $300 - 400. Suggested Bid $300-400 (Image)

Suggested Bid $300-400

Opening US$ 150.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:18:02 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 48
Symbol:

image Australian States: Tasmania, 1891, registered cover to New York, 23, 54, 66 (2), A25-AR27 tied by multiple strikes "Tasmania" grids with red registered box, Hobart town cancel, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400. Suggested Bid $300-400 (Image)

Suggested Bid $300-400

Opening US$ 250.00
Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:18:32 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 49
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Cat No: 128

image Australia, 1935, Kangaroo and Map, £1 gray (Scott 128), C of A watermark, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), crisply printed with fresh color on pristine paper, nearly Very Fine.
SG 137.
Scott $700.
Estimate $250 - 350. Suggested Bid $250-350 (Image)

Suggested Bid $250-350

Opening US$ 250.00
Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:18:53 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 50
Symbol:
Cat No: 129

image Australia, 1934, Kangaroo and Map, £2 black & rose (Scott 129), C of A watermark, remarkably fresh for seeing postal use, with great color, clean paper, and face-free partial "G.P.O. S[ydney?]/Air" dater, nearly Very Fine, a real beauty, signed Sismondo, with his 2004 certificate.
SG 138.
Scott $800.
Estimate $250 - 350. Suggested Bid $250-350 (Image)

Suggested Bid $250-350

Opening US$ 350.00
Sold...US$ 350.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:19:10 EST
Sold For 350

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 51
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image Australia, Airmail, 1920 (Feb. 26), Ross-Smith First Aerial Post vignette on cover, sent Singapore to Australia, Eustis #174; the cover (accompanied by four reprints of the vignette), sent from The Asiatic Petroleum Co. in Singapore to Cottesloe, Western Australia, is franked by a superb copy of the vignette, which is clearly tied by one of two strikes of the "First Aerial Mail/Received/26 FEB. 1920/Great Britain to Australia" arrival marking; diagonal crease at bottom of cover of no consequence, otherwise Very Fine and rare, signed Sanabria.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

Of the 364 covers recorded from this first England-to-Australia flight, Eustis notes only 11 originating in Singapore. This cover, not included in his list, is thus just the 12th known
. Suggested Bid $4,000-6,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $4,000-6,000

Opening US$ 3,750.00
Sold...US$ 3,750.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:19:56 EST
Sold For 3750

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 52
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image Australia, Airmail, 1920 (July 30), "By Herald Aerial Delivery" vignette, on cover from Melbourne to Traralgon, cover franked by 1½d Victoria for postage (applied in Melbourne but cancelled on arrival in Traralgon), with brown-on-yellow vignette at upper left properly cancelled by company's "timeclock" handstamp in violet; vertical file fold through middle of cover affects neither vignette nor stamp; accompanied by a second vignette, cancelled on piece, plus a later, smaller format red(dish)-on-yellow label (the latter o.g., never hinged); despite the crease, a Very Fine cover.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

In response to a railroad strike, the
Herald & Times Weekly of Melbourne experimented with using aircraft to deliver their newspapers outside the big cities. There has never been a census of the covers surviving from the 266 sent, but they are encountered far more rarely than Ross-Smith covers. A grand piece of Aussie Airmail history. Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000

Opening US$ 1,200.00
Sold...US$ 1,200.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:20:19 EST
Sold For 1200

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 53
Symbol:

image Australia, Airmail, 1920-22, "Herald Air Mail" and "Pals" labels, lovely compilation of six labels and a cover; labels comprise stamp-sized "Herald Air Mail" (2, 1 brown, 1 blue picturing a different plane) and "Pals Air Mail" (red), all o.g., never hinged, plus poster stamps depicting Wing Commander Goble in black brown, magenta and blue; the rare cover sports a second-design "Herald Air Mail" etiquette in blue, tied by Geelong roller cancel with "Aeroplane mail" endorsement at upper left; cover toned (affecting postage but not the label) and backflap largely missing; magenta Goble label with tear to top center not affecting design, Fine to Very Fine+, a difficult set to compile.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

The
Herald & Times Weekly arranged three additional flights following their inaugural July 30, 1920, flight, producing a different label for each: brown for Aug. 10, 1920 (Melbourne to Hamilton) flight; red for Sept. 1920 flight (promoting Pals boys' magazine); and blue (Apr. 1922, Melbourne-Geelong roundtrip flight). Each was printed in a sheetlet of four (2 x 2) and perforated 11½. Suggested Bid $2,500-3,500 (Image)

Suggested Bid $2,500-3,500

Opening US$ 1,300.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:20:37 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 54
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Cat No: J57-J63

image Australia, Postage Dues, 1932-37, ½d-1s complete (Scott J57-J63), perf 11, o.g., lightly hinged, exceptionally fresh color and paper; the key 6d as close to perfectly centered as you'll find; small toned spot top center of 4d barely detracts, Very Fine set.
SG D105-111.
Scott $831.
Estimate $200 - 300. Suggested Bid $200-300 (Image)

Suggested Bid $200-300

Opening US$ 250.00
Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:20:51 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 55
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Cat No: 118//128b

image Bermuda, 1938-51, King George VI, 1d-£1 complete (Scott 118//128b), a stunner of a set, with breathtaking color and crisp, clean paper; basic Scott listing complete less #123 and 126, but features extras as #123a, 126a and 126b, along with #118a, 124a, 125a, 127a, 127c, 128a and 128b, #124 and 125 never hinged (#128b appears so), others very lightly hinged; #127c lightly toned gum but otherwise fresh, Very Fine, a magnificent set with several key perforation and shade varieties.
Scott approximately $1,560.
Estimate $500 - 750. Suggested Bid $500-750 (Image)

Suggested Bid $500-750

Opening US$ 375.00
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:21:09 EST
Sold For 375

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 56
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image British Offices in the Turkish Empire, 1885-1921, highly complete collection, all mint save for one 40p orange (#6, signed Thier) tied to small piece by socked-on-the-nose MR1 cancel, neatly mounted on Scott pages; includes #1-5 (thin on 12pi), 7-12 including chalky paper or shade varieties of the 4pi, 12pi (4) and 24pi (2) values, 13-24 including some chalky paper varieties, Seahorses, etc.; fresh and vibrant throughout, with outstanding color and clean paper, Very Fine, inspection invited; imaged in full on our website.
Estimate $800 - 1,200. Suggested Bid $800-1,200 (Image)

Suggested Bid $800-1,200

Opening US$ 1,000.00
Sold...US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:21:30 EST
Sold For 1000

Canada
Canada and Provinces

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 57
Symbol:
Cat No: 20

image Newfoundland, 1861, 6d rose (Scott 20), full pane of 20, o.g., stamps never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $900+.
Estimate $600 - 800. Suggested Bid $600-800 (Image)

Suggested Bid $600-800

Opening US$ 300.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:21:58 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 58
Symbol:
Cat No: 76, 76 var.

image Newfoundland, 1897, 1¢ type B surcharge on 3¢ gray lilac (Scott 76, 76 var.), lower left corner margin horizontal pair, the left stamp, position 41 in the setting, has a 2mm space between "ONE" & "CENT" instead of the normal 1mm, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally fresh and reasonably well centered; truly insignificant light natural gum bends, Very Fine, with a 2014 Greene Foundation certificate.
Unitrade 76, 76i; C$3,600 for VF ($2,680).
Scott $1,250+.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800. Suggested Bid $1,200-1,800 (Image)

Suggested Bid $1,200-1,800

Opening US$ 650.00
Sold...US$ 650.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:22:23 EST
Sold For 650

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 59
Symbol:
Cat No: NFR5a

image Newfoundland, Inland Revenue, 1898, Queen Victoria, 75¢ brown, strong offset on reverse (Van Dam NFR5a), somewhat toned o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Van Dam C$375 ($280).
Estimate $200 - 300. Suggested Bid $200-300 (Image)

Suggested Bid $200-300

Opening US$ 200.00
Sold...US$ 200.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:22:42 EST
Sold For 200
Sale No: 731
Lot No: 60
Symbol:
Cat No: 2b

image Prince Edward Island, 1861, 3d blue, double impression (Scott 2b), toned o.g., small hinge remnant, exceptionally fresh and nicely centered, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with a 2010 Greene Foundation certificate noting only "discoloured" gum.
Scott $4,750.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

A VERY PRETTY MINT EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ERROR. Suggested Bid $2,500-3,500 (Image)

Suggested Bid $2,500-3,500

Opening US$ 1,400.00
Sold...US$ 1,400.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 10:23:07 EST
Sold For 1400

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