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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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LOT81 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.

LOT82 POSTAL HISTORY - WRECK COVERS

BRAZIL: 1962 Disaster Mail long airmail envelope from Sao Paulo to Belgium recovered from Pan-Air Brasil flight which crashed on take off at Rio de Janeiro on 20th August 1962. Two line Aviao Sinistrado / Avion Sinistre handstamp on obverse, repair tape added at Brussels and Antwerp receiving h/s. Usual faults with such an item.

LOT83 POSTAL HISTORY - ZEPPELIN MAIL

1928 (1 Mar) Hungary Zeppelin flight printed plain postcard bearing Zepp 1931 1p orange and 12f air both tied LEGI POSTA / BUDAPEST 72 CDS cancels and large dark blue Zepp. cachet with Budapest 741 arrival CDS, very fine. Sieger 102Aa.

LOT84 POSTAL HISTORY - ZEPPELIN MAIL

1929 Zeppelin Z127 on front only with Schweizerflug Zeppelin Post cancel in red on 75c air stamp. With St. Gallen Luftpost cds.

LOT85 POSTAL HISTORY - ZEPPELIN MAIL

1930 (23 Sept) Baltic Sea Flight - Stockholm Drop, Plain postcard to UK with 1m eagle air adhs tied Friedrichschafen 23.9.30 CDS cancel and Stockholm CDS alongside with triangle ZEPPELIN flight cachet in SW corner. Mainly fine. Michel 128IV.

LOT86 POSTAL HISTORY - ZEPPELIN MAIL

1930 Postcard from Brazil 22 May with Europe Pan-America Round Flight purple cachet with Friedrichshafen receiving 6 June cds. Also boxed cancel in purple 13 June.

LOT87 POSTAL HISTORY - ZEPPELIN MAIL

1932 Zeppelin cover from Rotterdam to Emden Germany 18 June 1932 with SG 371x2 and 403. Special Dutch Zeppelin hand stamp with Friedrichshafen cds on reverse.

LOT88 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.

LOT89 POSTCARDS

1928 B&W postcard of HMS Hood doing a steam trial written on reverse from Phil HMS Hood 25 Oct 28. Plus B&W postcard of rowing boat written on reverse rescued survivors from Trawler. Both have fraying and creases. 1930 B&W Zeppelin postcard used with Brazil stamp. Has large crease.

LOT90 POSTCARDS

COLOMBIA: Collection of postcards mainly turn of the century to 1930s earlier used attractive PPC's views, 1904 bearing 2c blue imperf to Malta (faults), 1915 postal agency boxed violet h/s, 1935 Best Coffee slogan in 5 diff languages etc, mixed but nice earlier lot (8 items).

LOT91 POSTCARDS

EDVII - GB loose bundle mainly ½d rates with many topographical, greetings, Tucks, squared circles, CDS, machine marks, odd postage due or foreign destination, some duplex numerals, mainly coloured with good range of used CDS cancels noted Sark, Douglas IOM, Jersey, Ventnor, Shanklin IOW, Hull Sorting etc, mixed condition but mostly sound, approx 95.

LOT92 POSTCARDS

Forty postcards 25 are Birthday wishes circa 1910 a number written but not posted. Others include HMS Blenheim unused B&W, P&O ship from Aden with GB 1½d postage due, 1900 Germany Sunburst postcard with Peine cancel and Germany 1883 10pf from Wiesbaden.

LOT93 POSTCARDS

GB George Fifth useful range of mainly topographical or greetings including ½d green Mackennals (14) for Jersey, IOM, 1912-24 ½d & 1d values (c35) incl Flint mis-shapen CDS, 19125 Torchlight Tattoo Stadium slogan, mixed. (c50).

LOT94 POSTCARDS

Nine covers connected to Expositions, includes 1926 Dusseldorf with sticker and event cancel, 1913 Belgium Exposition de Gand and 1910 Brussels expo and 1893 World's Colombian Expo.

LOT95 POSTCARDS

Thirty six various postcards includes B&W Graf Zeppelin unused card. Also included a number of ships including RMSP Tagus, SS Worthing Belle and the New Prince of Wales. Nice p/c of the Post Office Thatcham with KGV 1d Silver Jubilee

LOT96 POSTCARDS

URUGUAY: Collection of postcards mainly turn of the century to 1930s earlier used attractive PPC's views, Valencia Correspondent newspaper front on PPC stamp tied to obverse, Montevideo views, Hippodrome, street views, Cerro Fort etc, mixed but nice earlier lot (9 items).

LOT97 REVENUES & CINDERELLA

1882 (23 Mar) Ceylon 1d lilac receipt stamp used on GB cover from Brighton '132' tied postmark to Brighton addressed M P Castle famous Philatelist who edited the London Philatelist and some mega collections of Australia and Oceania. Most scarce and illegal use of Colonies revenues postally (philatelically?) used on cover. Scarce use! Barefoot 6.

LOT98 REVENUES & CINDERELLA

Australia 1938 150th Anniversary of Australia a superb complete sheet of 49 different unmounted mint labels issued by Australian National Travel Assoc. each showing a different aspect of Australian Life incl NSW Police Troopers, Taronga Zoo, Anzac, Heron Island etc, mainly fine, seldom seen.

LOT99 REVENUES & CINDERELLA

c1931 GPO issue airmail labels in two booklets, Imperial airways two almost complete booklets (one label missing from each), in blue on white glazed card with red handstamp AFRICAN AIR / MAIL LEAVES / ON / WEDNESDAYS containing 3 x airmail labels in panes of 4 with one missing from each book, one book cover is creased and damaged, both have rusting on the staples, scarce.

LOT100 REVENUES & CINDERELLA

GB 1950 National Thanksgiving Fund complete set of 4 vals 6d, 1/-, 2/6 & 10/- in scarce unused (as issued) BLOCKS OF 4 with original newspaper article as Britain's' you for over £80,000,000 of food aid, the fund was to setup an overseas residential and education centre in London for Commonwealth and US Students. Seldom seen, rare in blacks of 4.

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