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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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LOT41 POSTAL HISTORY - ZEPPELIN MAIL

Russia: 1931 Graf Zeppelin July Polar Flight registered airmail printed postcard to Moscow bearing Imperforate set of Russian stamps tied French Brise Glace Malyguin / Artique 27 VI 31 cancels with Luftschiff Polar Flight cachet in red alongside, mailed on board the ice breaker Malyguin. Only two stamps were required for the regd postcard rate 30k & 1r) and cards with the full set are quite scarce. Frost 4) 127-127F $3000.

LOT42 POSTCARDS

1939 Postcard of Queen Mary widow of King George V. Hand written note from Marlborough House "With best wishes for Christmas and the New Year" from Mary R. Note fraying at edges on picture side and some creases although signature side is good.

LOT43 POSTCARDS

Zeppelin: Nineteen Postcards from Germany circa 1902 onwards incl Zeppelin on floating Hangar (2 diff), over Hangar in Leipzig, photo of Graf Zeppelin and Kaiser Wilhelm, few dog ears or minor faults, nice group. (19).

LOT44 POSTMARKS

Fournier Forgery: Balance of the collection found at the reverse of the book with strips of various postmarks for Wurttemberg (18), Johannesburg (2), Beyrout, San Salvador (2), Tasmania, Victoria, Turkey (4), A14, Deutsch Ost Afrika, YAP Karolinen, ESHOW Zululand, Apia, Ethiopia (7), Zanzibar, B62, French Colonies from many different areas (c30), India states Chamba, Gwalior, Cuba, Tanger, Uganda, Eritrea, Cospoli, Trinidad, Tahiti, etc, approx 155 different cancels.

LOT45 REVENUES & CINDERELLA

EUROPE 1925-33 Ten cargo dockets from France(5), Germany(2) and Czechoslovakia(3) all received in Sweden all bearing Swedish CUSTOMS stamps with various other labels and handstamps. Interesting little lot (10)

LOT46 REVENUES & CINDERELLA

FIUME: Collection neatly arranged on leaves including Croatian Occupation revenues Bollo surcharges, Intendenza Civile surcharges, Italian Occupation of Kupa revenues ovpts, Passport Stamps surcharged mint (5, retail £125+), lovely collection seldom offered in such nice quanitity and condition. (197).

LOT47 REVENUES & CINDERELLA

Scottish Independence: 1967-73 Interesting collection of propaganda postal history mainly with National Independence Movement or Home Rule labels affixed, plus additional labels some in small panes incl Scots! Fight for your right to your oil, No to Common Market, Sir William Wallace England is foreign to me 1305 used on cover alongwith Mackintosh Centenary 1969 (16 covers), Arbroath 1970 black proof sheet and printed label, (16 covers), 1967 Self-Government labels on covers (6), 1967 Violet Cachets Free Scotland its up to you, SNP label blk of 20 mint + 7 covers, 1968 Auld Alliance on covers (7), plus many others, 1971 printed Apollo 14 cover signed No.13 of 40 covers, Mungo Park 1971 black proof and labels on lilac paper and on cover, plus much more, approx 180 covers all pro Scottish Independence in some way. Fascinating lot in an overfull binder.

LOT48 REVENUES & CINDERELLA

USA: 1/5 Distilled in imperf blocks and strips incl 2 imperf strips of 12, one rouletted strip of 11, most with S.S Pierce, Boston, Mass. handstamps in pink ink, plus few Scheiffelin & Co. in black, two unused imperf pairs for 1 Quart.

LOT49 THEMATICS

1949 Universal Postal Union Original special book sold in 1953 by Dutch Postal Authorities (origina typed invoice and letter in Dutch) includes 554 different unmounted mint sets includes the key stamps including Italy (Cat Ï70), Korea (Cat Ï60), Japan (Cat Ï75), Macau (Cat Ï200), Vatican City (Cat Ï180), Germany set 7 (Cat Ï750), DDR (Cat Ï70), Spanish Morocco, the British Colonies good run of sets, mainly very fine, nice original book. STC Ï3150.

LOT50 THEMATICS

AIRMAILS / AVIATION: Attractive modern covers range of worldwide illustrated special event or FDCs with high face values mainly post independence French Colonies, some signed mostly around First Flight 2009, including 2009 Astronomy Year & 40th Anniv. of Concorde's first flight, 3000fr, 2011 Congo M/S for Concorde, Benin, Mali, Malawi, Hawaii 2003 local post, Palau, Rwanda, New Caledonia, Djibouti, Ivory Coast, Mali, Fujeira 1972 Gold or Silver Foil Concorde & De Gaulle, Wallis & Futuna 1976 250f, St Thomas & Prince Is., Comores Is., Barbados 2008 Concorde Experience etc, colourful lot. (c83 covers).

LOT51 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.

LOT52 THEMATICS

BALLOON FLIGHTS: Large loose accumulation of approx 600 covers mainly from 1980s onwards from USA includes large amount of duplication for three or four flights incl 1993 (2 Aug) National Balloon Classic Iowa mostly pilot signed, plus many postcards depicting the balloons pilot signed for same rally, then good range of foreign countries incl Belgium 1936 printed sheet, France, Hungary, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Israel, Switzerland incl 1933 real photo card of Prof. Piccards balloon, Sweden, Saar, Poland etc, approx 600. Interesting lot.

LOT53 THEMATICS

CRICKET: 1907 In The Open Tucks' Cricket series of six different unused PPC's. Slightly age worn but still a desirable and scarce set of postcards that are stated to be retailing at £50 each (6)

LOT54 THEMATICS

MEDICINE: Great Britain late 19th to Early 20th century Prescription envelopes from various Pharmacies, some with nice engraved designs. Fourteen envelopes that would display well when written up (14)

LOT55 THEMATICS

MUSIC: 1956 Four postcards featuring Tommy Steele at the height of his popularity produced in Sweden. Pristine unused condition (4)

LOT56 THEMATICS

OLYMPIC GAMES: 1965 Ajman set of 10 in u/m half sheets of 25, SG27/36 very fine. Cat £150.

LOT57 THEMATICS

OLYMPIC GAMES: Austria 1936 Three covers (one duplicated) each with three adhesives all tied with special cancels showing the Olympic Torch/ Rings dated 29.VII.1936 commemorating the torch relay in Austria

LOT58 THEMATICS

PHILATELIC EXHIBITIONS: Argentina 1935 Buenos Aires Philatelic Exhibition Miniature Sheet u/m. SG.MS654. Couple of insignificant tone specks otherwise very fine and fresh.

LOT59 THEMATICS

POPE JOHN PAUL II: Ivory Coast 1990 presentation folder containing complete set on FDC, set of 3 u/m pairs, set of 3 imperf and set of 3 epreuve de luxe cards. Nice momento of the occasion.

LOT60 THEMATICS

ROTARY: Eight stockpages with useful mint assembly of many different countries including Austria 1931 Rotary set STC £330, Costa Rica, Korea 1955 set, Nicaragua 1955 long set, Panama, Saar, Syria imperf proofs in unissued colours (4), Iran, Ecuador 1977 M/S (2), etc, STC £620 (not checked). (c185).

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