Mid-Late July 2022
21st CENTURY AUCTIONS
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Australia Postal History
APH1807) Australia Kangaroos Third Watermark: 2½d Blue (plus KGV ½d Green) tied to Avis de Reception card by 'REGD ADELAIDE' datestamp, addressed to Hungary, fine MAGYAROVAR 'A' and ' MAGYAROVAR 'B' arrival and departure datestamps; few minor blemishes. Unusual destination. Price $239
APH5048) Australia 1913 1st wmk. Kangaroo 2½d Indigo strip of 3 on reduced 1914 (Jan 21) small typewritten cover to Germany, with Sydney Late Fee cancel. Strips of 3 are rare. Price $195
APH1804) AUSTRALIA 1915 (MAR.29) USE OF PPC ('TOWN HALL, WARWICK, QLD) ADDRESSED TO SWITZERLAND WITH KGV 1D RED (2) & ½D ROO TIED BY WARWICK '29MR15' MACHINE CANCEL, 'PASSED CENSOR/30MR15/BRISBANE' DATESTAMP IN RED, THE CARD LIKELY NEVER LEAVING AUSTRALIA WITH TWO STRIKES OF 'UNDELIVERABLE' HANDSTAMP IN RED, AND FINE STRIKE OF 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/15AP15/BRISBANE' DATESTAMP. LOVELY ITEM. Price $495
APH1809) Australia, SOUTH AUSTRALIA POSTMARKS. CUSTON: VERY FINE STRIKE OF 'CUSTON/DE22/15' ('15' INVERTED) DATESTAMP TYING 1d ROO TO PPC ADDRESSED LOCALLY TO BORDERTOWN, CANCEL RATED 4R. Price $239
APH5054) Australia 1915 (May 11) use of 3d Roo Die I & 1d red KGV pair, all perf ‘O.K’ on Colton, Palmer & Preston small cover from Adelaide to USA, ‘PASSED’ handstamp on face. A rare tied commercial perfin. Price $295
APH5048) Australia 1915 (Nov 27) use of 2½d Roo strip of 3 (1st Wmk) on cover to USA, with Sydney machine cancel, endorsed per s.s. "Sonoma". Strips of 3 are rare. Neat typewritten cover, small part flap missing. Price $295
APH5049) Australia 1916 (Apr 8) use of 2k green Arms pair on small Esperanto Card from Moscow to Fremantle (Broome transit) and then KGV ½d & 1d added for postage to Italy, Moscow censor handstamp on face, stamp? removed from back of card. [Broome is an unusual entry port for mail to Australia. Price $295
APH5047) Australia 3d Olive 3rd wmk. Kangaroo Die I BW #13 (fine) solo franking on 1917 (Mar 23) colour PPC of breaking waves from Albany to Refugee Committee in Folkestone, England. Price $98
APH5053) Australia 1917 (Apr 12) use of 2nd Wmk 2½d & ½d green KGV x3 on illustrated Albert District Independent Order of Rechabites small registered cover from Adelaide to Port Adelaide, opened roughly at right. Price $139
APH4000) Australia KGV Large Multiple wmk. 1d Carmine-Rose Harrison Printing used with 1½d chocolate (Single Wmk) tied by Adelaide cds to 1920 (Jul 22) small cover to England. Opened slightly roughly, neat typewritten cover. Price $139
APH5056) Australia 6d Chestnut Die IIB 3rd wmk. Kangaroo BW #21 solo franking on 1924 (May 10) Toowoomba (Qld) small registered cover to Brisbane, red Q4A registration label, light soiling. An illustrated Southern Cross Assurance self-addressed cover, Cat $250 (on cover). Slightly roughly opened with minor tear not affecting stamps & small part of flap missing. Price $195
APH5057) Australia 6d Chestnut Die IIB 3rd wmk Kangaroo BW #21 solo franking on 1925 (Nov 28) Launceston (Vic) registered cover to USA, red T6B provisional registration label, Cat $250 on small cover. Price $185
APH5056) Australia KGV Large Multiple wmk. 2d Red-Brown and 1d green both perf 'OS' on small cover, BW #97ba, tied by Melbourne machine cancel to USA 1925 (May 20), reverse beards Australian Coat of Arms on flap. Cat $400, price $295
APH5057) Australia 6d Chestnut Die IIB 3rd wmk Kangaroo BW #21 solo franking on 1925 (Nov 28) Launceston (Vic) small registered cover to USA, red T6B provisional registration label, Cat $250 on cover. Price $185
APH2077) Australia 1930 small official envelope printed H.I. (His Imperial) Japanese Majesty’s Consulate Adelaide S. A. Bears solo use of 2d Red KGV SMW. Stamp has striking pre-printing paper crease from base through E N of pence and to King’s Neck. Cancelled by Adelaide slogan of 15 NOV 1930 “COMMONWEALTH LOANS /NOW OPEN/APPLY AT ONCE” neat typewritten cover. Price $149
APH1781) Australia KANGAROOS C of A WATERMARK: 6d CHESTNUT UNUSUAL SOLO USAGE ON A COVER TO ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, PARTIALLY ADDRESSED IN ARABIC, WITH POORLY STRUCK 1933 'PIROSCAFO POSTALE ITALIANO/ESPERIA' ITALIAN MAILBOAT DATESTAMP TYING ADHESIVE, (ANOTHER WEAK STRIKE ALONGSIDE); COVER WITH HORIZONTAL CREASE CLEAR OF STAMP; BW:23 - CAT. $600 ON COVER. Price $495
APH2062) Australia 1934 “Bantam” cover to Manchester UK, bearing solo use of Vic. Cent. 2d perf. 11½. Cancelled by Sydney Slogan of 18 JLY 1934 “VISIT/SUNY/AUSTRALIA” Scarce usage, price $39
RVC586) Australia 1937 small registered typed address cover to Ararat. Bears solo use of 9d Purple C of A Kangaroo, nice full perf. example cancelled by Bexley NSW cds of 24JE37. Reverse bear Ararat arrival cds of the following day…those were the days! Opened a little roughly at top but an attractive cover. Price $49 (Ex Rod Perry)
APH1826) Australia 1938 small airmail cover to France. Bears 3 x 3d Blue KGVI with Die 1a x 2 & thick paper die II, plus 1/- Lyrebird perf. 13½ x 14. All cancels by Mosman cds’s of 9FE38. Revers has Roubaix Nord slogan of 21 II 38 “ROUBAIX METROPOLE DU TEXTILE LAINES AND COTTONS” Unusual franking, price $39
APH2078) Australia 1938 small airmail cover to UK. Bears horiz. Pr. KGV 5d C of A, cancelled by cds of Sydney 3 Airmail 1 AU 38 (1st day of 5d Half Oz. SURFACE MAIL service at double rate) ! Must have slipped through. Some minor tone spots to face. Price $39
RVC2) Australia 1938 1/4d Pale Magenta KGVI solo 1954 use on small advertising registered typewritten cover for K.D. Stamp Auctions to Carnegie, Vic. Cancelled by Castlereagh St. Sydney cds of 28OC54. Reverse bears Registered Melbourne & Carnegie cds’s of the following day. Small tear at top and part flap missing, but still attractive. Genuine commercial usage. Cat. $400, price $295
APH1823) Australia 1940 Commercial airmail 1/6d correct use of 1931 6d Brown Airmail Imprint strip of 3 on small cover to Blandford, Dorset UK. Cancelled by cds’s of SHIP MAIL ROOM MELBOURNE 12MR40. 0pened at base. Most unusual. Price $375
APH1233) Small 1947 British Commonwealth Forces Official Airmail cover to Sydney bearing solo use of 3½d Mitchell, cancelled by No. 8 AUST. BASE P.O. Cds of 13 JA 47. Price $49
APH5052) Australia 1947 (Mar 19) complete parcel label (St 790) from Tecoma, Vic to England with 5/- Arms & 5d Ram pair. Part of the Food for Britain scheme. Rare. Price $159
APH5058) Australia 1949-50 Arms 10/- & 5/- plus 1/6d x2 tied by Adelaide parcel roller to 1949 (Oct 6) on hand-made parcel label to Germany.
APH5051) Australia 1968 (Mar 26) use of 1c & 4c on CSIRO OHMS Post Card from Melbourne to USA, ‘PRINTED MATTER ONLY’ handstamp on face. Ex Arthur Gray. Price $119
APH2040) Australia 1970. Small airmail cover to Switzerland. Bears 1970 Expo pair plus 5c Royal Visit to make correct airmail rate, all tied by Perth Royal Visit Slogan of 13 APR 1970. Neat clean cover. Rare usage, Price $125
Discounts - Excluding New Catalogues & Accessories
Orders up to $100 are strictly net. $101 - $250 deduct 10%, $251 - $500 deduct 15%, $501 - $1000 deduct 20%
Orders over $1000 deduct 25%
Orders over $2500 deduct 30%
All discounts can be applied to items from previous lists in order to achieve a higher discount level.
Layby welcome for orders above $500. Scans or colour photocopies of individual stamps, covers or sets are available on request.
Many smaller items, including a lot that are not on this list may be found in our eBay listings. Our store name is 21st-century-auctions
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EXCEPTIONS: There are no discounts on brand new catalogues or accessories.
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Phone: 0425 795 693
Post: PO BOX 1290, Upwey, Victoria, Australia, 3158