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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH

BC1099) Barbados Postal stationery: Newspaper wrappers 1882 QV ½d Brown H & G 1, Unused, Price $39

BC1100) Barbados Postal stationery: Post cards 1950 KGVI 2c Sugar cane, bend at left, Unused, Price $39

BC1101) Barbados Postal stationery: Post cards 1959 3c QEII & Public buildings, Unused, Price $49

BC1102) Barbados Postal stationery: Post cards 1892-93 ½d Reddish brown on white overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ Unused, Price $39

BC1084) Burma 1937 KGV ‘BURMA’ overprints 3a, 3a6p, 4a, 6a & 12a SG 7-10 & 12, Mint with some hinge remains, Cat £38+, Price $49

BC1085) Burma 1937 KGV ‘BURMA’ overprints officials overprinted ‘SERVICE’ set of 10, 3p to 12a SG O1-O10, fresh, mostly lightly hinged Mint, Cat £118, Price $159

BC1088) Burma 1939 KGVI officials overprinted ‘SERVICE’ set of 10, 3p to 1r SG O15-O24 fresh, mostly lightly hinged Mint, Cat £96, Price $119

BC1086) Burma 1939 KGVI officials overprinted ‘SERVICE’ 2r Brown & purple SG O25, some hinge remainders, fresh Mint, Cat £35, Price $45

BC1087) Burma 1939 KGVI officials overprinted ‘SERVICE’ 5r Violet & scarlet SG O26, some hinge remainders, fresh Mint, Cat £26, Price $35

BU47) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) SG J46 1a Scarlet on small  cover to Nippon Police Station Ngazun, Sagaing District. Cancelled by Rangoon cds of 10 JAN 43 and with Sagaing arrival cds of 19 JAN 43 on reverse. Neat hand addressed cover, in English. Rare survivor, price $925

BU50) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) SG J72 5c Scarlet crossed swords on neat small handwritten cover locally used. Cancelled by cds of Kyonpyaw 7 JUN.43. Price $240

BU42) ) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) Colour PPC FDC bearing SG J82/84 cancelled by Flag Pictorial handstamps in Violet of 1 AUG 42 to Postmaster, Insein. Insein arrival cds on correspondence side of 2 AUG.43. Clean and neat, RARE! Price $995

BU45) Burma 1943 (Japanese Occupation) SG J76 5c Carmine, small C on small hand addressed cover to Henzada. Cancelled cds of Rangoon 4 AUG 43. Way better than average condition, price $395

BU49) Burma 1945 (Japanese Occupation)6PS Blue KGVI Postal Stationery card, used locally at Kyonpyaw. KGV imprint obliterated by heavy blue cross and uprated by 3C  blue SG J75 cancelled by Kyonpyaw cds of 8 MAR.5  Neat& clean hand addressed card. Price $495

BU36) BURMA 1945 BRITISH MILITARY ADMIN POSTAGE CACHET ON 1 Anna Brown KGVI Postal Stationery envelope SIGNED COL. U. THEIN. Used to Madras. Price $59 

BU55) Burma 1946 Officials Set, SG 028/40 Fresh Mint Lightly Hinged on Album Page. Cat. £75, price $99

BU54) Burma 1947 Officials Set, SG 041/053 Fresh mint lightly hinged on Album Page. Cat. £225, price $239

BC892) Ceylon 1864 watermark Crown CC 2/- Steel blue SG59 (deep shade) some HR, fresh Mint, Cat £375, Price $449

BC1103) Ceylon Postal stationery: Newspaper wrappers 1879 QV 2c Brown with boxed text, full wrapper used to Kandy, Price $39

BC893) Ceylon KGVI 1938 5r Green & purple SG 397 MLH, Cat £55, Price $59

BC1081) Cyprus 1963 Scouts miniature sheet SG MS 231a with inverted watermark (see footnote after W58 illustration in SG) fresh MUH, Price $149

BC904) Fiji Postage Dues 1940 set of 8 to 1/6d SG D11-18, hinge remains Mint, Cat £140, Price $169

LM61) Hong Kong 1885 QV 50c on 48c Yellowish Brown SG41 Used, some thinning. CV £50, price $25

BC1090) Hong Kong QV 1863-71 watermark Crown CC 48c Rose-carmine SG 17a with wing margin ‘B62’ barred numeral cancel, nice used, Cat £38, Price $49

BC1089) Hong Kong QV 1882-96 watermark Crown CA 30c Grey-green SG 39a, fine used with indistinct cds, Cat £27, Price $39

BC1091) Hong Kong Edw VII 1903 watermark Crown CA $1 Purple & sage-green SG 72, fine used with crisp ‘SHANGHAI’ cds, Cat £30, Price $45

BC1092) Hong Kong Edw VII 1904-06 watermark mult Crown CA 30c Dull green & black on chalk paper SG 84a, fine used, Cat £24, Price $35

BC1093) Hong Kong Edw VII 1904-06 watermark mult Crown CA 50c Green & magenta on chalk surface paper SG 85a, light bend, strong colour, fine used, Cat £23, Price $29

BC1094) Hong Kong KGV 1912-21 watermark mult Crown CA 12c Purple/yellow SG 106, fine used, Cat £17, Price $25

BC901) Hong Kong – PO’s in China 1917 overprints KGV wmk Mult Crown CA $1 Grey-purple & blue/blue SG 13a, fresh Mint, Cat £90, Price $119

BC1095) Hong Kong KGV 21-37 watermark mult Script CA 8c Orange, 10c, 20c, 25c & 30c Purple & chrome-yellow SG 123-24, 125-27 fresh Mint with some hinge remains, Cat £60+, Price $79

BC897) Hong Kong 1938-52 KGVI 50c Purple perf 14 SG 153, fresh Mint, Cat £55, Price $59

BC898) Hong Kong 1938-52 KGVI 20c Rose red SG 148a, fresh Mint, Cat £28, Price $34.50

BC900 Hong Kong 1946 KGVI $5 Green & violet, chalk surface paper, SG 160ab, some HR, fresh Mint, Cat £120, Price $139

BC899 Hong Kong 1948  KGVI $1 Red-orange & green, chalk surface paper, SG156b, fresh Mint, Cat £55, Price $59

IN57) INDIA 1911 CORONATION DURBAR LOVELY SOUVENIR CARD WITH KGV  3 x 1a Carmine. 2 are machine cancelled 1 with KGV Cypher cds. Inside of card gives Post Office hours of business, despatch & delivery times to various parts of India. Scarce and attractive, only the 2nd we have handled in 50 years! Price $285

IN49) India 1926 registered commercial cover Rangoon to Jamieson P.O. Victoria, re-directed to Oakleigh, with KGV ½a Green & 2a x 3 tied by indistinct Rangoon GPO cds, Oakleigh & Melbourne Registered arrival backstamps on reverse, sealing wax etc, some faults due to poor previous mounting, attractive cover, Price $99

IN20) India 1929 Flight cover Calcutta to London with KGV 2a Purple block of 4 with over inked ‘CALCUTTA-??/3 APR 29/3_PM/C.’ cds, blue on white AIR MAIL sticker and double lined ‘BY/AIR’ circular stamp in black on front, cover for onward transmission on the 7/4/29 flight on the new Karachi-UK route, rare, Price $399

IN31) India 1929 Dum Dum India Trans-Atlantic Cacheted  Flight Cover to Calcutta, 10th anniv. of 1919 Newfoundland to Ireland Flight. Bears 1A Brown KGV cancelled Dum Dum cds 14 JUN 29 and with Park St. Calcutta arrival cds of the same day. RARE! Price $659

IN34) India 1929 INDIA 1929 FIRST DAY COVER 2 ANNA VALUE SIGNED STEPHEN SMITH FIVE VALUES OF THE AIRMAIL STAMPS WERE ISSUED ON 4TH NOVEMBER 1929 THE 2 ANNA STAMP WAS ISSUED ON 20 TH DECEMBER 1929. On Goodyear Tyre advertising cover cancelled by Park St. Calcutta cds of 20 DEC 29. Neat clean cover addressed to Stephen Smith and with small boxed cachet “DATE OF ISSUE/INLAND/AIR MAIL STAMP” Rare so fine, price $1350

IN56) India 1930 Mrs Victor Bruce (Mildred Bruce) signed flown SOLO FLIGHT LONDON-TOKYO IN HER PLANE Blackburn Bluebird. cacheted cover bears 1a KGV Rose Carmine SG 159 cancelled by East Rangoon cds of 31 OCT 30  with del’y same date cds on reverse. Mildred Mary Petre Bruce (10 November 1895 – 21 May 1990) was a British record-breaking racing motorist, speedboat racer and aviator in the 1920s and 1930s. Died 21 May 1990 (aged 94); Camden, London. Very rare survivor. Price $895

IN54) India 1930 Mlle Maryse Hiltz flown cover. Hilsz, Maryse (1903–1946) French aviator, one of the most admired women flyers, who made a series of spectacular flights to the Far East and Africa in the 1930s and held the women's world altitude record. Name variations: Born in Levallois-Perret, France, in 1903; died in an airplane accident at Moulin-des-Ponts, on January 31, 1946. Was the recipient of the Harmon International Aviation Trophy for women fliers for 1933. Cover inscribed “Vive La France. Raid Paris-Saigon 1930. Carried by Mlle Maryse Hiltz, to whose credit lie 112 Parachute descents. Calcutta – Rangoon” Hand addressed to A Hales, c/o Stephen H. Smith Esq. Bears 2 x 1A Brown KGV India stamps, cancelled as follows: 1) cds Park Street Calcutta, 24 NOV 30, 2) cds Rangoon GPO, 26 NOV.30. Reverse bears arrival cds of Park St. Calcutta on return flight of 1 DEC 30. Exceedingly rare cover, filing crease at right does not affect the adhesives. Price $1350  

IN3) India 1933 Rangoon-Karachi-London First Flight Cover addressed to Akyab (Burma) with 3a Blue Airmail & KGV 3pi tied by joined double Bi-plane pictorial cds/cachet reading: ‘FIRST AIR MAIL/INDIAN TRANS-CONTINENTAL/AND IMPERIAL AIRWAYS/RANGOON-KARACHI-LONDON/RANGOON/2 OCT 33’ in violet and struck again on reverse, ‘AKYAB DELY’ cds also on reverse, Clean typed address cover. Exceedingly rare, price $575

IN4) India 1933 Rangoon-Karachi-London First Flight Cover addressed to the UK with KGV 2a6p & 4a strip of 3 tied by joined double Bi-plane pictorial cds/cachet reading: ‘FIRST AIR MAIL/INDIAN TRANS-CONTINENTAL/AND IMPERIAL AIRWAYS/RANGOON-KARACHI-LONDON/RANGOON/2 OCT 33’ in violet and struck again on reverse, with typed ‘BURMA-CALCUTTA/INDIA-ENGLAND’ on front, over inked oval ‘?????/10 OCT 1933/LONDON’ arrival marking in violet on reverse, clean typed address cover, back with some very faint soiling & hinge remains, Exceedingly rare, price $575

IN6) India 1933 First Flight cover Akyab (Burma) to Calcutta with KGV 1929 2a Air & 1932 1a3p, tied by two strikes of ‘AKYAB/30SEP33/6-PM/SOR’ cds, green window faced cover with typed ‘FIRST AIR MAIL AKYAB CALCUTTA’ and address neatly typed on insert, small oval ‘??? BANK OF INDIA’ cachet in violet at lower left, Calcutta arrival roller cancel on reverse, attractive & rare cover, Price $299

IN9) India 1933 First Flight cover Akyab (Burma) to Rangoon with KGV 1929 2a Air & 1932 1a3p, tied by two strikes of ‘AKYAB/30SEP33/6-PM/SOR’ cds, green window faced cover with typed ‘FIRST AIR MAIL AKYAB RANGOON’ and address neatly typed on insert, small oval ‘??? BANK OF INDIA’ cachet in violet at lower left, RANGOON arrival cds on reverse, attractive & rare cover, Price $299

IN10) India 1933 First Flight cover Calcutta to Akyab (Burma) with KGV 1932 1a3p & 2a, tied by ‘CALCUTTA G.P.O./30SEP33/3.15-PM/’ cds, with typed ‘By Air- Calcutta-Akyab/First Flight Imperial Airways Extension’ neatly typed address, Akyab arrival cds on reverse. Rare cover, Price $299

IN11) India 1933 First Flight cover Calcutta to Rangoon with KGV 1932 1a3p & 2a, tied by ‘CALCUTTA G.P.O./30SEP33/3.15-PM/’ cds, with typed ‘By Air- Calcutta-Rangoon/First Flight Imperial Airways Extension’ neatly typed address, small faint ‘??? BANK OF INDIA’ cachet in violet on front, Rangoon arrival cds on reverse. Rare cover, Price $299

IN14) India 1933 First Flight cover Akyab (Burma) to Bangkok with KGV 1929 6a Air &  ½a, tied by two strikes of ‘AKYAB/17DEC33/8-AM/SOR’ cds, endorsed ‘Akyab-Bangkok’ and typed ‘Opening of the Singapore Air-Mail extension’, Bangkok GPO backstamp, rare cover, Price $299

IN15) India 1933 First Flight cover Akyab (Burma) to Alor Star (Kedah) with KGV 1929 6a Air &  ½a, tied by two strikes of ‘AKYAB/17DEC33/8-AM/SOR’ cds, endorsed ‘Akyab-Alor Star/Opening of the Rangoon-Singapore mail extension’, Penang & Alorstar arrival backstamps, rare cover, Price $299

IN32) India 1933 Calcutta-Karachi First Flight Cover addressed to the UK with KGV 8a Airmail & KGV 3pi pair, tied by two strikes of ‘CALCUTTA/3.15 PM/10 JLY 33’ cds and with rectangular ‘CALCUTTA-KARACHI /10? JLY 33/FIRST AIRMAIL’ Bi-plane pictorial hand stamp in black on reverse, with typed ‘India-England/Calcutta-Karachi/first flight/via Cairo’ ‘PURLEY S.O.’ arrival stamp on reverse, cover is creased through the 8a adhesive and has been spiked. Exceedingly rare, price $349 

IN37) India 1933 First Flight ‘Imperial Bank of India’ larger cover Akyab (Burma) to Singapore with KGV 1929 4a Air x 3 &  1a3p x 2, tied by four strikes of ‘AKYAB/17DEC33/8-AM/SOR’ cds, endorsed ‘Akyab-Singapore’ no backstamps, rare cover, Price $299

IN38) India 1933 First Flight cover Akyab (Burma) to Singapore with KGV 1929 6a Air &  ½a, tied by two strikes of ‘AKYAB/17DEC33/8-AM/SOR’ cds, endorsed ‘Akyab-Singapore/Opening of the Rangoon-Singapore mail extension’, cover has been opened out, no backstamps, rare cover, Price $249

IN39) India 21st October 1933 First Flight cover? Akyab (Burma) to Calcutta with KGV 1929 3a Air & 1932 1a3p, with ‘CALCUTTA G.P.O./23 OCT 33/4-PM/P.B.’ arrival backstamp, Price $99

IN40) India 1933 Flight cover Akyab (Burma) to Calcutta with KGV 1929 2a Air & 1a3p tied by two strikes of ‘AKYAB/4 DEC 33/10-AM/SOR’ cds, endorsed ‘Akyab-Calcutta’, Calcutta arrival backstamp, Price $199

IN41) India 1933 First Flight? cover Akyab (Burma) to Calcutta with KGV ½a, 1a & 1a3p, tied by three strikes of ‘AKYAB/16 OCT 33/7-AM/SOR’ cds, endorsed ‘Akyab-Calcutta’, Calcutta arrival backstamp, rare, Price $299

IN19) India 1934 registered commercial airmail cover Calcutta to Rangoon with KGV 6a & 3p, tied by ‘COLOOTOLA (ST) CALCUTTA’ cds, ‘REGISTRATION RANGOON’ arrival backstamp, Price $99

IN23) India 1934 Karachi-Lahore First Flight Cover addressed to North Arcot with KGV 3a Blue Airmail tied by ‘PERNAMBUT/3.15 PM/28 NOV 34’ cds and with rectangular ‘KARACHI-LAHORE/6 DEC 34/FIRST AIRMAIL’ Bi-plane pictorial hand stamp in black on front, Pernambut, Karachi & Lahore date stamps on reverse. Exceedingly rare, price $575 

IN44) India 1934 Rangoon-Australia First Flight Cover addressed to ‘Hut Creek, via Ambrose, N.C. Line Queensland’ with KGV 3a & 6a Airmails & 2a tied by two strikes of ‘RANGOON G.P.O./21 DEC 34/5- PM/’ cds, with typed BURMA-AUSTRALIA, Cloncurry arrival stamp on reverse, appears to be AAMC 469j, scarce, Price $199    

IN50) India 1934 Lahore-Karachi Adwaney Stamp Co printed First Flight Cover addressed to Multan with KGV 2a Green Airmail tied by rectangular ‘LAHORE-KARACHI /4 DEC 34/FIRST AIRMAIL’ Bi-plane pictorial hand stamp in black, two different Multan arrival date stamps on reverse. Exceedingly rare, price $575  

IN46) 1935 airmail commercial front Rangoon to the UK with KGV 3a6p pair tied by untidy ‘RANGOON GPO’ cds, endorsed ‘Burma-England’ with GB ½d Emerald Postage Due and ‘½d ??’ handstamped due marking, attractive, Price $69

IN22) India 1935 Trivandrum-Bombay First Flight cover with KGV 1a cancelled by large rectangular (75mm x 40mm) pictorial bi-plane ‘FIRST FLIGHT/TRIVANDRUM BOMBAY/1 NOV 1935’ cachet in black, 1a only paid the surface rate and so this cover was underpaid to be carried by air mail,  a m/s BY AIRMAIL has been over struck with a boxed ‘CANCELLED/BOMBAY/1 NO. 35’ handstamp, indicating it may not have been carried on this flight, the ‘MATUNGA/BOMBAY’ arrival cds on the reverse is dated ‘2 NOV 35’, rare cover, Price $299

IN45) India 1948 Cacheted  Ghandi Memorial cover produced by Scott-Brown Stamps Bangalore. Bears solo use 12a Green Ghandi cancelled by Bangalore Pictorial Cancel of 15 AUGUST 1948 hand addressed to Rangoon, Burma. Price $145

BC1082) Sierra Leonne 1935 Jubilee 5d variety ‘Extra flagstaff’ SG 183a, some hinge remains, fresh Mint, Cat £180, Price $229

BC1096) Singapore small used selection on album page with KGVI 1948-52 perf 14 set to $5 ex 40c, perf 17½ x 18 20c Black & green, 1949 UPU set etc, Cat £42+, Price $55

BC870) South Africa 1915 use of Zieher German South East Africa embossed stamp postcard. Stampless On Active Service use, with signed by “ OC. (Officer Commanding)   No. 2 Armoured Train, “Scot” S.A. Engineer Corps. “ h/stamp in blue. Also blue boxed “POSTAGE PAID/PASSED CENSOR” Additionally cds of Army Base P.O. 5 South Africa  dated 18.FEB.15. Card is in good condition with three pinholes where most probably affixed to a noticeboard plus top left corner crease. Postal, let alone military usage of these cards is exceedingly rare. Price $495

BC628) Southern Rhodesia 1937 KGVI Definitive Set of 13 SG40-52 used. CV £23, price $29

BC1097) Straits Settlements QV Mint, MNG & used selection with 1867-72 32c used with small thin, 1882 5c Purple-brown SG 48, 1 x Mint (toned) & 1 MNG, few surcharges to 30c, 1883-91 Crown CA wmk 7 different values to 24c, the 12c & 24c Mint with some toning, others MNG etc, & 30c fine used, useful lot, Cat £420+ not including MNG, Price $349

BC1098) Straits Settlements QV 10c on 30c Claret, overprint type a, SG 22, untidy postmark, Cat £100, Price $99

BC1106) Transvaal Postal stationery: Newspaper wrappers 1902 Edw VII 1d Carmine on yellow buff H & G 10, full wrapper used to Belgium, some wrinkling & tear at left, Price $39

BC1104) Trinidad Postal stationery: Newspaper wrappers 1902 Edw VII ½d Green full wrapper used to the Netherlands, Amsterdam arrival backstamp etc, Price $39

BC1105) Trinidad Postal stationery: Newspaper wrappers 1902 Edw VII ½d Green full wrapper used to the Netherlands, Amsterdam arrival backstamp etc, Price $39

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