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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
 

BC1308) Aden 1937 Dhows set, SG 1/12. A very fine mint once lightly hinged set. Cat. £1200 for unhinged. Price $1425.

BC1309) Aden 1939/38 Definitives set set, SG 16/27. A very fine mint once lightly hinged set. Cat. £130 for unhinged. Price $157.50

BC1310) Aden 1951 Surcharged Definitives SG 36/46, fine fresh mint unhinged, scarce thus. Cat. £85, price $115

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
 
BC1294) Bermuda 1924-32 Script CA watermark KGV 2/6d Black & scarlet-vermilion/deep blue SG 89j with straight line fiscal cancel in violet, Cat £130 postally used, Price $39
 
BC1180) Bermuda 1936-47 KGV 1/- Green SG 105, Fine used, Cat £25, Price $35
 
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
 
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
 
BU54) Burma 1947 Officials Set, SG 041/053 Fresh mint lightly hinged on Album Page. Cat. £225, price $239
 
BC1192) Canada 1859 QV 1c Pale rose SG 29, bold barred cancel, Cat £50, Price $59
 
BC1109) Canada 1870 3c Indian Red, perf. 12½ SG 79a. Corner cds cancel. Couple of short perfs. at top, and corner crease at lower right. Nevertheless a scarce stamp. Cat. £900. Sensibly priced at $395
 
BC1224) Canada 1899 2c on 3c Carmine surcharge 4 maple leaves SG 171, block of 4, hinge remains and some paper adhesions, one unit with gum crease Mint Cat £88, Price $69
 
BC1204) Canada 1933 KGV coils perf 8½ 3c Scarlet SG 328 pair, hinge remains Mint, Cat £24, Price $29.99
 
BC1203) Canada 1935 KGV coils perf 8 1c Green & 2c Brown SG 352 & 353, hinge remains Mint, Cat £35, Price $45
 
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
 
BC1184) Ceylon 1935-36 KGV pictorials 1r Violet-blue & chocolate SG 378, Fine used, Cat £32, Price $39
 
BC1181) Cook Islands 1932 No watermark 1d Captain Cook perf 14 SG 100c, Fine used, Cat £32, Price $39
 
BC1193) Cyprus 1882 QV surcharges 30pa on 1pi Rose SG 24, Fine used, Cat £110, Price $149
 
BC1194) Cyprus 1894-96 QV 9pi Brown & carmine SG 46, Nice used, Cat £42, Price $55
 
BC1215) Cyprus 1934 KGV pictorials set ¼pi (tone spot) to 45pi SG 133-43, mainly Fine used, Cat £170, Price $219
 
BC1149) Cyprus 1935 Jubilee marginal set on superb fresh Limassol Registered cover, unaddressed. Price $47.50
 
BC1206) Falkland Islands 1878-79 QV No watermark 1d Claret SG 1, with 1980 RPSL certificate stating ‘unused, is Genuine, torn and thinned – without gum’ there appears to be a tiny, closed tear at top and a shallow, central thin, a superior space filler, Cat £750 as Mint, Price $399
 
BC904) Fiji Postage Dues 1940 set of 8 to 1/6d SG D11-18, hinge remains Mint, Cat £140, Price $169
 
BC1220) Gibraltar 1953-59 QEII set of 14 to £1 SG 145-158, Mint with some hinge remains, Cat £180, Price $199
 
BC1182) Gilbert & Ellice Islands 1935 Jubilee 3d Brown & deep blue SG 38, couple of nibbled perfs, Fine used, Cat £26, Price $24.99
 
LM61) Hong Kong 1885 QV 50c on 48c Yellowish Brown SG41 Used, some thinning. CV £50, price $25
 
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
 
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

MHK36) Hong Kong 1973 Machins FDC. Price $30
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
BC889) Malaysia: Straits Settlements 1867 Crown Colony overprints on India 3c on 1a SG 3, few short perfs, bold cancel, Cat £95, Price $79
 
BC1202) Malaysia: Straits Settlements Edw VII 1904-10 mult Crown CA 50c dull green & carmine chalk surfaced paper SG 135b & 1906-12 $2 Green & red/yellow SG 166, Good used, Cat £46, Price $49
 
BC1195) Malta 1926-27 KGV Pictorials 1/6d SG 167, very fine used, Cat £24, Price $35
 
BC1219) Malta 1956-58 QEII set of 17 to £1 SG 266-282, most values to 5/- MUH, 10/- & £1 are very lightly hinged, Cat £130, Price $149
 
NZ36) New Zealand 1856 2d Blue on blue paper imperf. Chalon Head, SG 5. Neat clean complete strike barred numeral 1 of Auckland. Attractive 3 margin example, cat. £300, rare in this condition, price $395
 
NZ45) New Zealand 1900 Pictorials watermark NZ over Star perf 11 2d Purple SG 276c, some hinge remains Mint, Price $24.99
 
NZ41) New Zealand 1925 Dunedin Exhibition set SG 463-65, some light perf toning, Nice-fine used, Cat £85, Price $69

NZ35) New Zealand 1931 Smiling Boys, SG 546/7. Nice commercially used, cat. £135, price $159
 
BC1207) Niue 1935 Jubilee set SG 69-71, Fine used, Cat £35, Price $49
 
BC1291) North Borneo 1888-92 Postage & Revenue redrawn 25c Indigo SG 45, Mint with hinge remains, Cat £120, Price $169
 
MPN25) Pitcairn Islands 1963 Freedom From Hunger MUH, Price 25.50
 
BC1108) Samoa 1878/9 5/- Green Express Stamp 2nd state, SG 9. Mint original gum, imperf at left. Rare stamp, cat. £4000. Price $2950
 
BC1082) Sierra Leone 1935 Jubilee 5d variety ‘Extra flagstaff’ SG 183a, some hinge remains, fresh Mint, Cat £180, Price $229
 
BC1130) Sierra Leone 1951 long registered surface mail cover to Sea Insurance Liverpoool, from Sierra Leone Coaling Co. Ltd. (In Voluntary Liquidation) Registered Freetown cds on reverse of 29 JA 51. Bears KGVI 2d & 6d. Neat typewritten cover, small tear top right does not affect adhesives. Price $29
 
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
 
MSG48) Singapore 1960's Stamp Sets MINT, Price $36.75

MSG119) Singapore 1962 Definitive Fish FDC. Price $28

MSG120) Singapore 1962 Definitive Fish FDC. $28
 
BC1154) Singapore 1966 1st Anniv. Official FDC, typed address to Malaysia. Price $29
 
SG187) Singapore 1969 Foundation minisheet, superb fresh mint unhinged. Price $795

MSG127) Singapore 1971 Art Paintings FDC Presentation Pack. Price $40

MSG128) Singapore 1971 Art Paintings FDC Presentation Pack. Price $30

MSG129) Singapore 1971 Art Paintings FDC. Price $30
 
MSG56) Singapore 1985 Insects USED, Price $29.30
 
MSG57) Singapore 1990's Year Sets USED, Price $77
 
MSG59) Singapore 1994 Life in the Coral Reef USED, Price $41

BC1339) SOUTH AFRICA - PROVINCES: NATAL: 1904-08 (SG.162) KEVII £1-10/- BROWN-ORANGE AND DEEP PURPLE, LIGHT CLEAN FISCAL CANCEL, CAT. £4750 = approx. $8550 POSTALLY USED. Very cheap at under 5% catalogue. $395
 
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
 
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

Early April 2022

 

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.
 
Postage & Insurance free within Australia for orders above $500

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
 
Postage and insurance extra, Free Within Australia above $500. We accept all cards and PayPal at no fee. Hours generally 9am – 4.30 Mon – Fri, but we will often answer the phone after hours.
 
All of our items carry our 14 day satisfaction guarantee, EXCEPTING Collections, packets and mixtures, these may not be returned for any reason unless grossly mis-described.

Please contact Kevin Morgan on:
Phone:  0425 795 693
Email:  kevinmorgan2@live.com

Post:  PO BOX 1290, Upwey, Victoria, Australia, 3158