AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES – AUSTRALIA – Other Pre-Decimals 1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 2d, 3d and 5/- marginal examples on illustrated registered cover to Perth, prepared by S.Mitchell as a first day cover, registered at NE Pylon with blue and black registration label, stamps tied by two fine strikes of ‘SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE/19MR32/NE PYLON’ datestamps, the opening day of bridge, endorsed “Air Mail” in manuscript, with ‘FLOWN COVER’ handstamp in red and mss ‘6’ in red crayon, arrival backstamp. Very attractive item.
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Italian Post China Peking Tientsin – Lettera raccomandata espresso spedita dall’Ufficio Italiano di Tientsin il 16.9.1922 diretta a Greenville-Illinois (USA) dove giunse il 6 novembre, affrancata con due valori dell’ufficio stesso: 2 Dollari/5 lire (Sassone n.25) con soprastampa locale in carattere “bastoncino” e l’espresso da 12 cents/30 cent. (n.2). Due sole buste note viaggiate regolarmente ed affrancate col raro francobollo da 2 Dollari che presenta un arrotondamento dell’angolo superiore sinistro. Grandissima rarità corredata dai cert.E. Diena e “Qualità Bolaffi” 100%. Allegata pagina del “Il Sole-24 Ore” del 1984 con articolo.
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ARNOLD MACHIN artwork – an original preliminary sketch/hand painted in black & white showing E.R Queen Elizabeth Profile Head set within a wreath design POSTAGE 2d, superb example of Machin’s work, unique in private hands.
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Samoa 102a, b var (102a, d, e) 1914 ½d on 5pf green Yacht – the UNIQUE ERROR – double overprint in combination with the ERROR – no fraction bar in ½ and VARIETY – 1 to the left of 2 in “½” (Gibbs 2eb), an exceptional combination and a stellar rarity-considering only 8 double overprints were printed in all, well centered, OG,HR, VF, with RPSL certificate (Net Est $14000)
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Switzerland Chargé-cover from Genève, 20. May 1901, to USA, correctly franked franked by totally 10 number stamps: 3 x 2 Rp., 3 x 3 Rp. and 4 x 15 Rp. the cover has at the right letter edge minimal insignificant traces. Beyond doubt is this cover with this franking-combination a rare valuable collector´s document! For details and conditon see image.
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