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Postal Auction July 2022. 328: Catalogue

Thursday 14th of July 2022 ,13:00:00 267 Middlewich Road Northwich CW9 7DR

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LOT21 OMNIBUS

1937 Coronation group of covers and FDCs on leaves including Papua regd to NSW, Cook Is illus., Gibraltar regd, SWA pairs on two Westminster regd cvrs cancelled Swakopmund Health Resort CDS's, Newfoundland, Malta, Morocco Agencies, Solomon Is., NZ in blks of 4 etc. (23).

LOT22 OMNIBUS

1937 Coronation mainly complete collection of sets in small springback binder of mint sets noted Newfoundland long set mint, HK, useful cat value.

LOT23 OMNIBUS

1937 Coronation sets on Covers incl Falkland Is., Turks & Caicos, Virgin Is., SWA pairs vals to 2d, S. Leone, Solomon Is., Swaziland, St Lucia, Seychelles, NZ, New Guinea, Nyasaland etc, some are registered. (20).

LOT24 OMNIBUS

1949 Universal Postal Union: Attractive extensive collection of British Commonwealth and foreign countries in a Dutch printed springback album with a mainly mint / unmounted mint collection, huge range of countries noted Br. C/W sets (65+ complete sets), then A to Z foreign countries incl Luxembourg, West Berlin 1949 75th Anniv. set of 7 unmounted mint (Cat £1000), Italy 75th Anniv. 50l hinged mint (Cat £120), Trieste Zone B 1949 & 1952 sets, San Marino incl 1949 200l imperf (Cat £55), Vatican City 1949 Air mint (Cat £240), Hungary 1949 Perf & Imperf Miniature sheets mint (disturbed gun, Cat £750 each), French Colonies, Spanish Colonies, Portuguese Colonies, Lebanon 1949 75th Anniv. Miniature sheet imperf mint (Cat £110), S & C Americas, Asia, etc, lovely lot with high cat value.

LOT25 OMNIBUS

1981 ROYAL WEDDING - British Commonwealth unmounted mint collection in seven special binders with dozens of sets, miniature sheets, odd better incl surcharges, booklets, officials, plus so much more, huge original cost.

LOT26 POSTAL HISTORY

1913-31 Five Post Office Telegraphs from various English south coast towns plus King George VI one shilling on unused inland telegram.

LOT27 POSTAL HISTORY

1978 Nine Royal House of Europe Limited Edition typed covers, includes Denmark, Sweden and King Baudouin of Belgium.

LOT28 POSTAL HISTORY

A selection of twenty-seven world-wide Anti-Semitic postcards from 1904 until 1950's. A mixture of posted and unused. Includes 1941 postcard with Hitler head from Austria. Very interesting social history although would be termed offensive today.

LOT29 POSTAL HISTORY

CRASH COVER: BRAZIL 1962 Air Mail cover recovered from Pan-Air flight from Rio de Janeiro to Brussels which crashed on take off on 20th August 1962. Two line Aviao Sinistrado/Avion Sinistre H/S and repair tape on the the back of the cover.

LOT30 POSTAL HISTORY

CRIMEA WAR: 1855 August. Four page letter from a French soldier (to his mother and brother)camped at Devant, Sebastopol. Mentions army life and is easily readable (in French) with some peripheral wear and filing creases. Nice Military item.

LOT31 POSTAL HISTORY

CRIMEA WAR: 1855 August. Three page letter from a French soldier (to his mother and brother)camped at Devant, Sebastopol. Mentions army life and is easily readable (in French) with some staining but only to be expected under the conditions the letter was written. Nice Military item.

LOT32 POSTAL HISTORY

CRIMEA WAR: 1855 July. Double sided letter from a French soldier (to his mother and brother) camped at Devant, Sebastopol. Mentions army life and is easily readable (in French) with some peripheral small tears and filing creases. Nice Military item.

LOT33 POSTAL HISTORY

EUROPEAN CENSORS: 1947 PPC from Italy to Germany with 3L strip of 3 all tied with boxed HELD PENDING AUTHORISATION OF SERVICE and MILITARY CENSORSHIP/CIVIL MAILS circular h/s in violet. Difficult marking to find.

LOT34 POSTAL HISTORY

Selection of thirty unused postal stationery postcards including a couple of covers. Includes St. Pierre et Miquelon 10c, Tunis 15c, Japan 2 sen, Cuba 2 pesos and Turkey 2 paras.

LOT35 POSTAL HISTORY

Undercover Mail: 1940 Dutch cover addressed to A Gossen Post Box 506, Lissabon bearing Dutch censor label and h/s with Lisboa Central arrival backstamps and German handstamps alongside. Upon onward transmission handled by Thomas Cook to UK receiving English censor label and h/s's but not arrival backstamps. Interesting underground mail item.

LOT36 POSTAL HISTORY

Undercover Mail: 1941 Dutch cover addressed to A Gossen Post Box 506, Lissabon bearing Dutch censor label and h/s with Lisboa Central arrival backstamps and German handstamps alongside. Upon onward transmission handled by Thomas Cook to UK receiving English censor label and h/s's but not arrival backstamps. Interesting underground mail item.

LOT37 POSTAL HISTORY - ZEPPELIN MAIL

1930 (May 22) Europe Pan America Round Trip Flight, Porto Alegre Brazil to New York on postcard of Port Alegre with Graf Zeppelin 5000r green USA Graf Zeppelin overprint in black, and 300r red defin tied SYNDICATO CONDOR LTD / PORTO ALEGRE 22 / MAI / 30 cancel with violet Europe Pan-American cachet, RECIFE CDS on obverse, mainly fine, Sieger 59 D.

LOT38 POSTAL HISTORY - ZEPPELIN MAIL

Germany: 1931 Graf Zeppelin July Polar Flight cover bearing 4m sepia tied Luftschiff 25.7.31 CDS addr to USA and Polar Flight cachet in red with FIRST INTOURIST / EXPEDITION / ICE-BREAKER MALIGN on reverse in violet and French Brise Glace Malyguin / Artique 27 VI 31 alongside. Vertical fold and bends otherwise fine and scarce for these, Frost 3) 127-127C.

LOT39 POSTAL HISTORY - ZEPPELIN MAIL

Germany: 1931 Graf Zeppelin July Polar Flight cover bearing 4m sepia tied Freidrichschafen 24.7.31 CDS addr to USA and Polar Flight cachet in red alongside with FIRST INTOURIST / EXPEDITION / ICE-BREAKER MALIGN on reverse in violet and French Brise Glace Malyguin / Artique 27 VI 31 on obverse. Fine and scarce for these, Frost 3) 127-127A ($1800).

LOT40 POSTAL HISTORY - ZEPPELIN MAIL

Germany: Group of eight Graf Zeppelin Flown covers 1931-36 including onboard 1931 Munster flight (with two expert signatures), 1931 Zepp. postcard on 1931 flight UK franked 1m red Polar Flight (faded) cancelled on board. Also three South American covers August to September 1933 and 1934 S. America then two 1936 S. America flight covers both mailed on board. Some faults overall useful group. (8). Frost $1492.

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