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Postal Auction August 2020. 314: Catalogue

Tuesday 25th of August 2020 ,13:00:00 267 Middlewich Road CW9 7DR

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LOT61 POLAR POSTCARDS

North Pole: 1909 Peary & Cook USA used PPC showing globe and Dont Scrap, Glory enough for all, don't cut any ice. Referring to the argument of who discovered the North Pole first, Cook was believed to have been the first person to reach the North Pole in 1908, Peary in 1909. Couple of dog ears otherwise fine.

LOT62 POLAR POSTCARDS

North Pole: c1909 four used and two unused all different postcards showing Cook and his Steamer Bradley in the ice, bicoloured biography, Memorial Arch, portrait photo in fur clothes, humourous Cook discovers the pole from a chef. Cook was believed to have been the first person to reach the North Pole in 1908. Mainly fine. (6).

LOT63 POLAR POSTCARDS

North Pole: c1909 unused sepia satirical PPC showing Peary reading a sign from Fred Cook Enjoy yourself, eat hearty, its cold but well cooked, yours FAC. Cook was believed to have been the first person to reach the North Pole in 1908, Peary in 1909. Mainly fine.

LOT64 POLAR POSTCARDS

North Pole: c1910 German postcard in black and white illustrated showing Cook & Peary planting the USA flag in the North Pole with In memory of the discovery of the North Pole in German illustrated pen cancel and mock postmark on reverse.

LOT65 POSTAL HISTORY

1897 Spanish postal stationery 10c postcard to Netherlands, 1904 Switzerland postcard 10c to Netherlands and GB KGV 2 x 1d and ½d 1915 cover with Opened By censor label to Amsterdam. 1922 German 11 x 5 Mark inflation stamps on cover to Amsterdam and 1920's Germany 19 inflation stamps to Amsterdam.

LOT66 POSTAL HISTORY

A selection of 25 British Commonwealth stamps on two cards. All stamps clean and with crisp cancels. Includes Gibraltar pair of 2½d blue, Freetown cancel on KEVII 1D red and Ranohi cancel on QV India 1 anna 6 pies.

LOT67 POSTAL HISTORY

A selection of approx. eighty all world covers and postcards plus legal documents and 1946 Ireland newspaper. Includes India 1933 first airmail from Calcutta to Marachi 1950's Ascension QEII four low values on cover to Cape, Three Kuwait 1960's covers, 1953 QEII coronation on set a day after fdc.

LOT68 POSTAL HISTORY

A selection of twenty good covers. Includes Benham RAF collection two flight covers one signed by pilot, three 1950's Ireland covers, 1946 Tatty Romania registered cover from Galati to GB, two early registered covers from Vienna and 1894 Netherlands 1c green on small cover and 1943 Czechoslovakia Independent Brigade cover to London.

LOT69 POSTAL HISTORY

A world assembly of 19th century onwards with a group of 22 covers, entires and wrappers incl Switzerland, Austria, Peru, Canada, Mexico, front to Guatemala, Russia, Sweden, Germany, etc, intr group.

LOT70 POSTAL HISTORY

Austria: Small group of mainly prestamp mail from different towns and areas incl 1875 Sechskaus, 9kr blue imperf to Saxony, Austrian Italy PADOVA 10s, VENEZIA 5s red to Udine, 1859 KAPFENBERG, 1873 Teplitz, 1850 Vienna to Constantinople, 1870 LAA THAYA 5kr P/S env, 1835 Vienna to London, Baden to Vienna, 1875 5kr red, 1866 5k red Eagle etc, mixed but interesting group. (16).

LOT71 POSTAL HISTORY

British Commonwealth postal stationery cards & wrappers mainly QV for different countries, mostly unused includes Br. Guiana surch. & wrapper, St Lucia reply card attached penny half-penny brown, N. Borneo 3c brown, Leeward Is., India states Chamba, Faridkot, Patiala & Gwalior envs, S. Leone, Ceylon 5c on 4c, St Vincent, Barbados reply in lilac, etc, some tone spots otherwise intr lot (c37).

LOT72 POSTAL HISTORY

Crash Cover: 1935 (Dec) Mexico to Brazil tatty cover with two stamps missing and torn, bearing ACCIDENT D'AVIATION single line handstamp in black on the obverse. Various transit backstamps sent airmail Agencia No.21 Mexico to Rio De Janeiro. Finally received on 28th Dec. Interesting accident cover.

LOT73 POSTAL HISTORY

EUROPEAN CENSORS -1947 (3RD May) Allied Occupation PPC Italy to Germany bearing 3l strip of 3 tied Milan CDS and boxed HELD PENDING AUTHORISATION / OF SERVICE in violet with MILITARY CENSORSHIP / CIVIL MAILS 18833 circular h/s. Scarce as this marking only appears to have been used for short period.

LOT74 POSTAL HISTORY

Fifty various postal stationery unused postcards various countries. Includes three 1900 German Sun Burst and 1936 Swastika card. Also Queen Victoria ½d brown reply letter card, Nevis QV 1½d UPU letter card and German occupation of Belgium 10c.

LOT75 POSTAL HISTORY

France: Small group of prestamp & post stamp mail (23) from different towns and areas incl 1867 Bordeaux diamond dotted CB (Cette Bordeaux), 1841 Marseille to Lyon 6 chargemark, 1859 20c pair Sevres to Angers, 1847 Mussidan PP, 30c Ceres grey-brown pair part cover, 1854 CHERIBON FRANCEO large fancy oval in red, 1884 St Nicolas Due Port 25c ochre, 1852 Reims to Paris, 1863 Marseille Train transport per 100kg with a long list of worldwide destinations folded with triangles 1 1/6th ROTTERDAM backstamp, 1856 80c carmine-red fine large 3 margins tied diamond numeral from Toulouse with APRES / DE /DEPART boxed in black alongside, 1831 LUNEL (Commune in France) to Montepellier with 1d. h/s in red oval, 1864 Paris 22 dotted star cancel to Ypres, etc, mixed but interesting group. (23).

LOT76 POSTAL HISTORY

Italy: 1829-1849 Group of TORINO prestamp mail (c30) each with two line TORINO and datestamp in black mainly to Aoste being a correspondence to Monsieur Delapierre etc, mixed but interesting group. (30).

LOT77 POSTAL HISTORY

Leeward Islands KEVIII 1d red unused postcard with Speciman o/p, Canada QV 3c lettercard unused although stuck down, British Guiana 1c unused postcard and Monaco 15c lettercard with toning. Very nice Malta 1d red unused reply postcard.

LOT78 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

LOT79 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).

LOT80 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).

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