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Bowdon/Renishaw Postal Auction May. 2: Catalogue

Wednesday 6th of May 2020 ,13:00:00 267 Middlewich Road, Northwich CW9 7DR

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LOT61 POSTAL HISTORY

Large album with approx. 125 covers, postmarks and PHQ cards mostly from GB. Includes 1967 Monaco Grand Prix cover, 1980 last journey of HMS Ark Royal and 1970 tall ships race Plymouth.

LOT62 POSTAL HISTORY

Rare registered official cover from War Office Medals department with Uxbridge faint cds year unknown, used locally. With faint red hooded cds. Interesting item

LOT63 POSTAL HISTORY

Switzerland: Small group of mainly prestamp mail from different towns and areas incl 1839 9.8. 7BRF in red, 1866 10r blue from Bienne, 1839 receipt tobacco manufacturer, 1838 5r Cant. Basel revenue h/s, etc, mixed but interesting group. (8).

LOT64 POSTAL HISTORY

United States: Small group of mainly prestamp mail from different towns and areas incl 1852 New York 3c red imperf, 1855 3c on hotel embossed cover, Fort Concho Texas 3c green, 1838 Stockbridge via Curtisville 12½c, Rochester 1838, NY 1805, Bellsville UNPAID 7 in blue 1864 to Toronto etc, mixed but interesting group. (7).

LOT65 POSTAL HISTORY - WRECK COVERS

1947 (Aug) Bahrain Persian Gulf: Boaca Flying Boat which made a forced landing, cover with stamps floated off from India to UK bearing DAMAGED BY SEA-WATER single line boxed h/s in violet. Most of the mail was dried out and forwarded.

LOT66 POSTCARDS

1908 Mine Fire Hampstead: Photo postcard with panels showing the Men Entombed, Barnsley Detachment Tankersley Brigade Rescue Party, Constructing Air Passage, slightly dog eared but used from Birmingham to Castle Douglas.

LOT67 THEMATICS

AVRO Bi-plane very early photo postcard of Avro Passenger Biplane, Bournemouth Aerodrome in black and white, mainly fine.

LOT68 THEMATICS

Balloon Flights: 1858 Attractive album page sized engraving from the Illustrated London News with Newspaper 1d red imprint at the top depicting Band of Hope Fete in Aston Park, Birmingham and two balloons in mid flight. Very fine.

LOT69 THEMATICS

Balloon Flights: 1882 Attractive album page sized engraving depicting The Attempted balloon voyage across the channel, crash landed and rescued by Calais Packet steamer, extracted from the supplement to the London illustrated news March 11, 1882 with full event description on reverse. Very fine.

LOT70 THEMATICS

Balloon Flights: 1883 Attractive album page sized engraving depicting The Ascent of Leon Montgolfier from the place de champs April 14 1883 and The Montgolfier Centenary at Anoy Ardeche. Second panel with a statue of The First Arronauts and Inventors of the Balloon. Very fine.

LOT71 THEMATICS

Balloon Flights: 1884 Attractive album page sized engraving depicting Centenary Anniversary of first balloon ascent in England at the Hon. Artillery Company's ground, Finsbury, mainly fine.

LOT72 THEMATICS

China: 1974 Gymnastics set of 6 unmounted mint, very fine, SG 2549/2554. Cat £90.

LOT73 THEMATICS

RAF Event covers from 1970s onwards in original special ring binders in cover pages all fine includes complete runs for TP1/40, HA1/40, HA (SP1)/SP10, 1972-75 No.1 (F) onwards to No.511 (c51), 1979-82 RAF FF1A/FF40. All fine unsigned examples. Approx 180 different plus another 20 or so incl signed duplicated.

LOT74 THEMATICS

THE ROYAL AIRFORCE - 75th Anniversary special covers collection in three large velvet albums with gold embossing and a lovely collection of covers some signed from 1969 to 1993 including 1st April Br. C/Wealth CDS cancels for BIOT, Bahamas, Belize, Falkland Is., Bermuda, Fiji, Ascension Is., for different squadrons, high original cost for 20 covers £50 alone. (88 signed plus various unsigned).

LOT75 ADEN

1937 Dhow Complete set of 12 very fine hinged mint, lovely set, SG 1/12 Cat £1200.

LOT76 ADEN

1948 Royal Silver Wedding set of 2 unmounted mint, very fine, SG 30/1.

LOT77 ADEN

Collection in a springback album with useful mint & used noted Hadhramaut 1951 surch set used (Cat £75) & set mint, 1948 RSW, 1942 set (Cat £70), Seiyun similar ranges, then Aden 1953 set (Cat £160), 1948 RSW, 1951 set, 1939 set (Cat £120), 1937 to 8a etc, useful lot, includes many of the 1960s appendix issue as sets, Abu Dhabi & S. Arabia good cat in excess of £760.

LOT78 ADEN

Mint & used duplicated collection on stockpages with better pickings including 1937 Dhows mint to 8a, 1939 to 1r, 1951 to 2s on 2r, 1953 set of 25 (Cat £160) & more vals to 10s (2), then used smaller ranges 1937 to 2r, various States incl 1948 RSW set, etc, very mixed but useful cat value & assembly.

LOT79 ADEN

Shihr & Mukalla: 1942 Set of 11 to 5r hinged mint, fine, SG 1/11. Cat £70.

LOT80 ADEN

Stockcard with a mint & used selection from an old time estate not seen the light of day in years! Noted 1921-29 Both watermarks range Wmk MCCA 2/6 mint, Wmk MSCA values to 2/6 mint & used, (16), cat £95+.

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