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    REST OF THE WORLD, TRISTAN DA CUNHA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 901
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    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    Small group of covers, with 1954 6d on unaddressed cover, 1954 2d pair on 1956 unaddressed cover cancelled at Gough Island, 1960 d - 9d on unaddressed cover, and d - 6d on 1960 cover, 1965 d, 1d, 1d, 1/-, 1/6 and 2/6 on PPC to Hong Kong, and 1971 cover with 6d National Savings opt block of 4 with University of Witwatersrand Medical Research Project cachet, all fine (6)

      

    Lot 902
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    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $105

    Postal Rates: A mounted one-frame exhibit of commercial mail demonstrating the postal rate changes from 1952 to 1994. Generally very fine and a very useful introduction to this subject (23 covers)

          

    Lot 903
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $55

    1934 cover to St. Helena with Type V cachet in blue, taken by sailing ship 'Ponape' and apparently misdirected to Singapore (24 SE 1934 backstamp) before arriving at St. Helena NO 10 34, and with hexagonal 'T/CENTIMES' handstamp with mss '45', fine.

     

    Lot 904
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    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $75

    1937 cover to Simonstown, South Africa with Cachet V in deep blue (very fine), 'CAPE TOWN/PAQUEBOT' arrival cds (8 MAR 37) and with handstruck large '1D', South Africa 1d Postage Due affixed and tied by Simonstown cds, fine. Also another 1937 cover with Cachet V in blue, also to Simonstown with circular 'T/2D' and South Africa 2d Postage Due affixed and tied by Simonstown cds, 18 JAN 32 (patches of toning on front and back) (2)

     

    Lot 905
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1937 (March) illustrated cover (208mm x 134mm) for the visit of HMS Carlisle bearing Type V cachet in purple and signed by Tristan mail officer, addressed to South Africa and bearing d Springbok block of 4 cancelled 'CAPE TOWN/PAQUEBOT cds, fine

     

    Lot 906
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    Estimate: $70 Purchase Price : $65

    1938 (Jan) two covers carried by SS 'Anatolia' bearing Type VI cachet in black, one with 1937 Coronation cachet to South Africa, 1d postage due affixed on arrival, the other to England with 1d charge mark and G.B. d and 1d postage dues affixed (few cover stains) (2)

     

    Lot 907
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    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    1938 (2 Feb) cover from Johannesburg to Tristan da Cunha with South Africa 1d, endorsed on reverse 'Flown to England and forwarded by HMS Milford to Tristan', with 'REPOSTED/JOHANNESBURG' backstamp (27 JUN 38), Type VI cachet in purple applied at Tristan on arrival

     

    Lot 908
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    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $55

    1939 (Feb) P&O printed letter card with views of the 'Viceroy of India' inside, used to England with fair strike of Type VII cachet in purple, cancelled in transit at Cape Town, and with octagonal 'T/15c' and '1D.I.S./N.' charge marks, G.B. d and 1d postage dues affixed and tied by Weymouth cds, couple of very minor cover faults

     

    Lot 909
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1939 cover to London with St. Helena d and 1d KGVI tied by Type VI cachet in black, probably taken from Tristan on SS 'Carinthia' 5 March 1939, fine. Also 1951 (Dec 19) cover to England with oval 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA/SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN' ds in violet, Ascension 2d pair cancelled 'CAPE TOWN/KAPSTAD/PAQUEBOT' cds, few tone spots (2 covers)

     

    Lot 910
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    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    1949 (1 Dec) cover to Melbourne with 1948 Channel Islands Liberation set tied by boxed 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA/SETTLEMENT OF/EDINBURGH/SOUTH ATLANTIC' ds in violet, overstruck by 'CAPE TOWN/KAPSTAD/PAQUEBOT' cds, fine

     

    Lot 911
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    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

    1950 (Feb) cover to London with cachet Type IX (boxed 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA/SETTLEMENT OF/EDINBURGH/SOUTH ATLANTIC', carried on RMS 'Caronia', bearing South Africa 1949 Voortrekker 1d tied by 'CAPE TOWN/KAPSTAD/PAQUEBOT' cds, very fine and with accompanying 'Caronia' picture postcard

     

    Lot 912
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    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1954-1969 small accumulation of covers, about half of which are commercial, addressed to U.K. or U.S.A., wide range of adhesives and postal rates represented, some registered mail. Some covers with faults however a useful group (36 covers)

       

    Lot 913
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    1962 Resettlement Survey covers (6) with Type XII cachet, five with South African stamps, the other endorsed 'No stamps available', also 1963 (7 Mar) cover from SS 'Argentina' with South Africa 1c cancelled paquebot cds and with Type XII cachet, 1963 (9 Apr) resettlement cover with oval cachet and South Africa 2c cancelled Paquebot cds, and 1963 (12 Apr) Resettlement 6d FDC carried on 1st helicopter flight from Tristan to USN 'Spiegel Grove' (9 covers)

       

    Lot 914
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    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    1970s-1980s group of covers, mostly commercial and addressed to Australia or U.K., wide variety of adhesives and postal rates represented, with many registered. A few covers with faults, however a fine group (38 covers)

       

    Lot 915
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1990s-2000s accumulation of commercial mail addressed to Australia, wide range of adhesives and rates represented, a proportion are registered, some cover faults but a scarce and useful group (80 covers)

        

    Lot 916
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1990s-2000s accumulation of oversized commercial mail (mostly envelopes, with some parcel fronts and used for sending philatelic material), virtually all addressed to Australia and largely registered, large variety of frankings including many high values. Due to their large size there are inevitably some with cover faults, however a very unusual lot (59 covers)

        

    Lot 917
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    Estimate: $140 Purchase Price : $123

    Incoming Mail: 1950s-1990s interesting range of incoming mail, origins include Australia, Bechuanaland, Canada, Greece, Scotland, Rhodesia & Nyasaland, and including a fine group of book post labels of partial fronts from South Africa. A few covers with faults but mostly fine and scarce material (31 covers and labels)

       

    Lot 918
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Gough Island: 1956-1978 assortment of covers including several from the 1955-56 Scientific Survey (incl two registered), the majority comprise souvenir or commemorative covers from the various South African voyages to and from the Gough Island Weather Office, franked with either South African or Tristan adhesives, and featuring a wide range of cachets, some minor duplication (57 covers)

       

    Lot 919
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $160

    Gough Island: 1978-2004 assortment of covers from voyages to and from the Gough Island Weather Office franked with either South African or Tristan adhesives, and featuring a wide variety of souvenir or commemorative cachets as well as various ship markings. Very colourful (52 covers)

       

    Lot 920
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    Official Mail: 1959-2003 OHMS mail sent by the Administrator, nearly all with various types of 'ADMINISTRATOR/TRISTAN DA CUNHA' cachets and including a number of clearly commercial covers, the others mostly to well-known collectors, also 1953 and 1960 inwards covers to the Administrator from South Africa and Rhodesia & Nyasaland respectively (17)

       

    Lot 921
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    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    Official Mail: 1970-2003 covers and postcards, a number unaddressed and the others largely philatelic to Great Britain or South Africa, and all bearing the cachets of various Government Officers, with Post Office (8), Treasurer (4), Public Works (2), Natural Resources, Police 2), Electricity Supply, Medical Officer, Island Operations Manager, Agriculture (2), Customs (2), Education (2). An interesting group (29)

       

    Lot 922
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    Taxed Mail: 1952-1974 small group of covers, with 1952 to England with boxed 'T' marking obliterated and with South Africa d and 1d pairs affixed (uncancelled), 1953 coronation FDC to New York with boxed 'T ______ (10)c', 1956 to England with d, 1d and 3d and boxed 'INSUFFICIENT POSTAGE' and 'T _____ (6d)c', 1960 cover to England with pair, and boxed 'INSUFFICIENT POSTAGE', and 1963, 1974 (2) and 1975 covers to South Africa with the boxed 'T' markings. Couple of small cover faults, however a useful and scarce group (8)

      

    Lot 923
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Taxed Mail: 1952-1974 small group of taxed covers, with two locally addressed 1952 (1 Jan) FDC's each with 1d and 6d, 1963 local cover with 2d (2), 1973 covers to UK (2) with 1p, and 1974 cover to South Africa with p, each with the boxed 'T ____ c' marking, and 1996 postcard to UK with 1p, and boxed 'POSTAGE/DUE' handstamp (7)

      

    Lot 924
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1956-1968 underpaid incoming mail from Great Britain (9), four with boxed 'T ______ d' handstamp, one with boxed 'POSTAGE/DUE', one with manuscript 'Due' inserted in Tristan da Cunha cds, and all but two showing Tristan adhesives affixed to indicate amount of postage due. A fine and scarce group (7)

      

    Lot 925
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    Taxed Mail: 1955-75 covers from South Africa (5) or Nyasaland addressed to Tristan, underpaid and showing a variety of tax markings, both at despatch and receipt end, the 1955 Nyasaland cover showing use of 2d Tristan for collection of postage due. A scarce group (6 covers)

      

    Lot 926
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    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    Radio Station: 1965-2003 material related to the Radio Station with wide range of standard and commemorative cachets, assortment of QSL cards, some stamped, and with 1977 covers for opening of New Radio Station signed by Superintendent (2, with cachets in red and black) (28)

       

    Lot 927
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    Ship Mail: 1957-1990s collection mounted on pages of covers with ship cachets, wide range of naval and commercial shipping, each cover accompanied by the postage stamps featuring the ships plus a few picture postcards (31 covers)

         

    Lot 928
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    Ship Mail: 1966-71 range of covers mostly bearing ship cachets, and including 1955 'Caronia' and 1957 'Bergensfjord' world cruises, 1963 MV 'Zeehan'(2), 1963 RMS 'Amazon', 1963 'Bornholm' (2), 1964 and 1965 'Jeanne d'Arc' covers, 1964 HMS 'Jaguar' (3) and HMS 'Protector', 1964 SS 'Brasil' (2), 1967 'Maria Martina', 1967 'Arethusa'1968 'Discoverer' (US Geodetic Survey), 1970 Yacht 'Stormy', 1970 RV 'Vema', 1970 'Lindblad Explorer'(2), 1971 MFV 'Hilary', 1971 'Albatross 2'. Generally very fine and a rarely offered group (33)

         

    Lot 929
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    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    Ship Mail: 1971-1972 Souvenir covers of visiting ships with a variety of cachets, including H.M.S. Argonaut and H.M.S. Devonshire, plus a range of covers commemorating various events or anniversaries, all with appropriate cachets. Also a few photographs of the ships represented by the covers (36)

       

    Lot 930
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    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    Ship Mail: 1973-1974 souvenir covers and postcards of visiting ships with a variety of stencilled and more traditional cachets, some signed, including two covers of 28 July 1973 with cachet of M.V. Straat Algoa and with additional 'URGENT MEDICAL SUPPLIES LANDED' cachet. Also a number of picture postcards of ships represented by the covers (41)

        

    Lot 931
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    Ship Mail: 1975-1978 souvenir covers and postcards of visiting ships (some signed) including a number with spectacular handcut stencilled cachets, along with a number of more traditional shipping cachets, also a few covers with commemorative cachets, 'The Great Kettle Robbery' of 18 April 1975 being noteworthy (27)

       

    Lot 932
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    Ship Mail: 1979-1981 souvenir covers from visiting ships showing a variety of cachets, a number are signed, plus three picture postcards of the associated ships, also two commemorative covers related to the Type V and Type Va cachets (18)

      

    Lot 933
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    Ship Mail: 1983-1993 souvenir covers and postcards of visiting ships, including H.M.S. Endurance and H.M.S. Lowestoft, and with a number franked with foreign adhesives for paquebot usage, plus a range of cacheted covers for various commemorative events and anniversaries, and with a wide variety of cachets (some duplication). Most are addressed to Great Britain or South Africa, a few are unaddressed (25)

       

    Lot 934
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    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    Ship Mail: 1997-2001 souvenir covers and postcards of visiting ships showing a wide range of cachets, first day covers of the period, plus a few cacheted covers for commemorative events, including philatelic exhibitions, and two postcards with circular 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA/Hurricane/Damage' cachet (21 May 2001) (35)

       

    Lot 935
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    Ship Mail: 2003-2006 souvenir covers of visiting ships, large group relating to Petrobus XXI Oil Rig which became stranded at Tristan in 2006, Earth Tremor 'souvenir' cover (29 Jul 2004), 27 July 2004 30p self-adhesive stamp FDC with airmail handstruck cachet due to shortage of labels, etc. Wide variety of cachets (35)

       

    Lot 936
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    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    Ship Mail: 2007-2008 souvenir covers and postcards of visiting ships showing a wide variety of cachets, a number of which are arrivals for the purpose of construction projects, also cacheted covers prepared for various local events, including Destruction of Fishing Factory Building by Fire, Wind Damage to Public works Warehouse, Flu Outbreak Alert, Destruction of Petrobus XXI Oil Rig, Return of Yacht Cha-Lee due to Loss of Mast, etc. Fascinating examples of philatelic ingenuity, some duplication (46)

        

    Lot 937
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    Ship Mail: 2009-2011 souvenir covers and postcards of visiting ships showing a wide variety of cachets, also a wide range of other souvenir covers and postcards commemorating various events or anniversaries, including a large group for the 50th anniversary of the evacuation, arrival in England and issue of the St. Helena Tristan Relief stamps, many are signed (141)

        

    Lot 938
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    St. Mary's Church: 1973-2003 range of commemorative covers bearing cachets or inscriptions of St. Mary's Church or St. Mary's School, a number are signed, and including 1982 formular aerogramme with cachet, and 1997 picture postcard with 15p 50th Anniversary of End of World War II, with boxed 'EXCLUSIVE STAMP ARTIST/SIGNING FOR THE TRISTASN/HURRICANE RELIEF FUND/LIMITED EDITION OF TEN' (11)

      

    Lot 939
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    Estimate: $140 Purchase Price : $123

    Fishing Vessels: Collection of commemorative and souvenir covers (1960s to 1990s) bearing handstruck or printed cachets of fishing vessels which operated around Tristan da Cunha, many different types represented (61 covers)

          

    Lot 940
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Tristan Crayfish Industry: A one frame exhibit featuring philatelic aspects of the crayfish industry, including many cacheted covers from fishing vessels, customs covers, covers with poaching cachets, 1d photographic stamp essay featuring crayfish, and other ancillary material. An interesting group (12M, 25 covers)

          

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