Choose currency:

Postal Auction January 2021. 317: Catalogue

Thursday 21st of January 2021 ,13:00:00 267 Middlewich Road Northwich CW9 7DR

Download PDF file of the catalogue

Show:
Lot No. Country of Origin: Estimate: £ Bid:
LOT41 POLAR POSTCARDS

North Pole: 1909 Peary & Cook USA five postcards of Peary's Expedition Ship Roosevelt (3) & Cook's Steamer Bradley (2), two are used showing in the Ice, in New York, Boston Harbour etc, few faults, mainly sound.

LOT42 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.

LOT43 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).

LOT44 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.

LOT45 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.

LOT46 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.

LOT47 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).

LOT48 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).

LOT49 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.

LOT50 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.

LOT51 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).

LOT52 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).

LOT53 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).

LOT54 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).

LOT55 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.

LOT56 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.

LOT57 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.

LOT58 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.

LOT59 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.

LOT60 REVENUES & CINDERELLA

FORGERIES: Assembly of 81 items on two Hagners with useful all earlies for Finland 5m & 10m perf, Luxembourg (11), Italian States incl Naples (9), Tuscany (10), Sardinia (10), Sicily (4), France Ceres 20c black, Switzerland Cantonal Zurich 6r black, Hawaii Inter Island imperfs (4, one ovpt Specimen in red), etc, interesting lot.

Bid Form

Name:
Email:
Telephone:
Address:
Postcode:
Country:
LOT No: price: Maximum Bid £
© The Stamp Group 2015