Early March 2021
21st CENTURY AUCTIONS
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APH1628) Australia 1913 small typewritten cover to American Library Assn. Chicago, from The Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia. Bears ½d and horiz. pr. 1d Die 2 Kangaroos cancelled by machine canceller of Adelaide 15DEC13. Clean attractive cover, unusual franking. 2½d Roo. Solo use is much more common. Price $185.
APH1686) Australia small surface mail cover Geelong, Vic. To Nairobi, Kenya. Bears solo use of 1½d Swan cancelled by Geelong Slogan of 11OCT29 “INCLUDE POSTAL DISTRICT/NUMBER IN MELBOURNE/SUBURBAN ADDRESSES” See below for info. on addressee. Scarce destination, price $49
APH1679) Australia 1930 long registered surface mail cover Melbourne to Uplands Kenya. Bears 5d Pale Chestnut KGV SMW Perf 14 Solo use of cancelled by Melbourne GPO cds 14 NO 30. Reverse bears transit cds of Dha-Nushkodi India of 4 DEC30 With arrival cds Mombasa Registered 26 DE 30 and oval Registered cancel of Nairobi the following day. Scarce destination. Uplands industry consisted a Railway Station, a Bacon Factory, and a Sawmills at that time. See below for further info. A little aged consistent with being well travelled. Price $149
APH1682) Australia 1936 long registered surface mail cover Preston Vic. to Kenya. Bears 2d & 3 x 3d (pair & single) S. Aust. Centenary cancelled by cds’s of Preston 18 NO 36. Arrival cds of Uplands, Kenya on front 20 DE 36. Reverse bears Nairobi transit cds of 18 DE 36 and oval Registered cancel of 19 DE 36. Scarce destination. Uplands industry consisted a Railway Station, a Bacon Factory and a Sawmills at that time. See below for further info.
Some creasing and a tiny tear at base, consistent with being well travelled. Price $149
The addressee of the above three covers, William Tunstall was the son of W.G. Tunstall, Lance Corporal 4067, East African Supply Corps., East African Forces who died on Saturday, 22nd April 1916. Age 58. Son of Jeremiah Yates Tunstall and Mary Tunstall; husband of Henrietta Tunstall of Uplands, Kenya. Born at Darlington, England, and arriving from Wiltshire with his wife and family he became Manager of Uplands Bacon Factory and at some stage was a Sawmiller with the Morson Sawmills. Nairobi South Cemetery, Grave Ref: IV C 5
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Dagoretti - W. Tunstall
Barnes - Nairobi South Cemetery - Henrietta Tunstall, died 4 Dec 1940 aged 79 and William George Tunstall , husband of Henrietta Tunstall, of Uplands, Kenya.
Children: William, Bryan Blatchford d.1959 , Edward, Alfred (c.1902-1976), Lucy Elinor (Macdonald), Muriel b. 5.2.1898 (Morgan), Mary Catherine.
APH1570) Australia 1937 small airmail advertising cover for Brico Piston Rings, of Camperdown NSW. Superb Illustrated cover in colour bearing image of swimsuit model holding a giant piston ring. Bears Horiz. Pair 9d C of A Kangaroos, small pre-affixing faults. Cancelled by Camperdown cds of 3SE37. Neat typewritten cover, opened 3 sides. Price $119
APH1625) Australia 1938 Solo airmail usage of 5d Ram on mall advertising cover for The New York Junk Co. Collingwood Vic., to International Smelters Ltd, London. Cancelled by cds of Abbotsford 13DE38. Scarce solo usage. Neat typewritten cover. Price $39
APH1571) Australia 1940 small superbly illustrated advertising cover for Onoto Pens to Marion Tool Corp. Fort Wayne, Indiana. Bears 1d & 2d AIF cancelled by slogan of Sydney 23 JLY 1940 “AUSTRALIAN/PRODUCTS ARE/EXCELLENT” Neat typewritten cover. Price $39
APH1576) Australia 1946 Small forces charities RAAF Concession Airmail Cover to Christchurch NZ. Bears 3½d Peace & ½d orange Kangaroo. Cancelled by RAAF cds of Narromine NSW 11MR46. Also with RAAF Concession Rectangular Cachet in Violet. Neat & clean typewritten cover. Price $49
APH1571) Australia 1950 real photograph postcard of Mount Guthrie airmailed to Schaffhausen Switzerland. Bears solo use of 9d Platypus perf. 14 x 14¾ cancelled by Mt. Kosciusko cds of 18.8.50. Scarce destination, cancel and usage. Price $39
APH1646) Australia 1959 small Express advertising cover for Newcastle District Abattoirs to Country Life Newspaper, Sydney. Bears 1/7d Brown QEII cancelled by Parcels Newcastle cds of 6MY59 plus red express label type EO6. Neat typed address, a few toned perfs at top. Price $29
APH1647) Australia 1959 small Express advertising cover for Newcastle District Abattoirs to Country Life Newspaper, Sydney. Bears 1/- no wmk. Lyrebird plus 3d Green QEII and 4d Qld. Self. Govt. cancelled by Newcastle cds of 23SE60 plus red express label type EO6. Neat typed address, a few toned perfs at top of 3d. Price F
APH1648) Australia 1960 small Express advertising cover for Newcastle District Abattoirs to Country Life Newspaper, Sydney. Bears 1/6d Hermes no wmk. Plus 1d purple QEII cancelled by Parcels Newcastle cds of 6MY59 plus red express label type FO6. Neat typed address. Price $29
APH1657) Australia 1960 small Express advertising cover for Newcastle Wool Selling Brokers Association to Country Life Newspaper, Sydney. Bears Horiz. pair of QEII 7½d plus 5d Blue QEII cancelled by Newcastle cds of 23MR60 plus horiz. pair of red express label type EO6. Neat typed address. Price $29
APH1645) Australia 1960 small Special Delivery advertising cover for Newcastle Wool Selling Brokers Association to Country Life Newspaper, Sydney. Bears 4 x 5d 1960 Christmas cancelled by Newcastle Slogan of 7 DEC 1960 plus horiz. pair of red Special Delivery label type PM127. Neat typed address. 4th stamp has variety “Missing left frame” ACSC 381e, cat. $60 as a single used stamp. Price $49
APH1641) Australia 1965 long airmail cover to The Citroen Car Club, UK. Bears solo use of 2/3d ICY cancelled by Brisbane slogan of 22 SEP 1965 “RECRUITS UNDER/21 GET ADULT/PAY IN THE/ARMED SERVICES” Small tear at right does not affect stamp. Scarce Vietnam War period slogan. Stamp cat. $65 on cover. Price $49
APH1557) Australia 7th May 1966 small Returned airmail cover to Germany bearing late usage of pre-decimal 2/3d ICY. Cancelled by Melbourne slogan “YOUR HANDY GUIDE/THE PINK PAGES” Face also bears cds’s of Luneburg 23.5.66 and Lehrte 25.5.66. Scarce and attractive cover, price $125
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EARLY MARCH 2021
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