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    Australasia 2009





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    OCEANIA, NEW ZEALAND, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 215
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1860-86 inwards cover group from Great Britain including 1860 to Auckland bearing 1/- green with marginal inscription, 1869 entire letter and cover to Napier and Auckland bearing 6d and 4d, 1886 to Dunedin bearing d (12, four folded over edges), mixed condition. Ex Doron Azouri

     

    Lot 216
    Estimate: $600

    1867 (30 Oct) cover from Scotland to 'The Hon Edward Stafford, Wellington', franked by G.B. 6d (hyphen) Plate 6, SG 104, endorsed 'Via Panama', flap tears upon opening. Only small mails were carried to Australasia via this short-lived route (June 1866 to Dec 1869). [Edward Stafford was New Zealand's first Premier and Colonial Secretary, and member for the Province of Nelson in the House of Representatives]

     

    Lot 217
    Estimate: $300

    1878 (4 Apr) inwards use of Switzerland 25c Envelope uprated with 50c Seated Helvetia used from Geneva to 'Greymouth/New Zealand/(Australie)', oval cachet of Museum of Natural History, reverse with backstamps of Brindisi, Sydney, Christchurch and Greymouth, roughly opened at top and flap faults. Amazing and rare destination

     

    Lot 218
    Estimate: $75

    1892-1905 cover group comprising 1892 Reefton to Christchurch bearing 2d, 1895 Christchurch to USA bearing 2d + d, 1898 Auckland to USA bearing 2d, 1904 PPC Wellington to Scotland bearing 1d and 1905 Invercargill to Newfoundland bearing 1d, mixed condition (5 items)

     

    Lot 219
    Estimate: $250

    1915 (14 Jul) Army stationery cover (roughly opened) from 'Malcolm Ross, Official War Correspondent, N.Z. Government', stationed at Imbros Island, Gallipoli, to his wife in London, Headquarters F.P.O. datestamp, boxed Censor No.2225 handstamp

     

    Lot 220
    Estimate: $350

    1917 (10 Apr) registered cover from Onehunga to Kuala Lumpur with Straits Settlements 'OPENED BY THE/CENSOR AND/OFFICIALLY SEALED' tape affixed and with 'LETTER CENSOR'S OFFICE/G.P.O.' and 'PASSED/POSTAL CENSOR/PENANG' handstamps front and reverse

     

    Lot 221
    Estimate: $500

    Meter cancellations (Official): 1910 (30 Dec) strike for Official 'TOURIST/3D/A/ POSTAGE PAID' on OHMS cover Wellington to Sydney, backstamped on arrival. Hawkins & Stambaugh #OO1B. Rare

     

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