Auction Details
G.B. & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Sale Number 43)
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 1st March 2019 Time: 11:00AM
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Auction Lots - Page 26
1254
Click to view full image... 1929 Stampless "Canadian Pacific" lettercard addressed to a passenger on the S.S "Duchess of Atholl" with fine red type IV "TRISTAN DA CUNHA" cachet, readdressed to London with a London F.S Paquebot machine (Mar 8), delivered free of charge, very fine. S.G. C4, from £850. Photo on Page 218. £350-400
1255
  1934 Air Mail postcard to Croydon Aerodrome with South Africa 1d + 4d tied by Tristan da Cunha cachet type V, with Croydon Aerodrome arrival c.d.s; and 1937 illustrated Visit of H.M.S "Carlisle" cover to the Earl of Clarendon with South Africa 1½d block of eight cancelled Cape Town Paquebot c.d.s with Tristan cachet type VI alongside. (2). £80-100
1256
Click to view full image... 1943 Stampless cover inscribed "Where God is there is no loneliness. H. Wilde, Chaplain, H.M.S Royal Arthur" with violet type V "TRISTAN DA CUNHA" cachet dated "8.4.43". Rev Wilde was Chaplain on Tristan until 1940 when he left the island, taking this cachet with him; this example was applied to this cover as a souvenir when he was serving as Chaplain at H.M.S "Royal Arthur", a training establishment at the former Butlins Camp at Skegness. A couple of small tears at upper edge, otherwise fine and unusual. Photo on Page 218. £100-120
1257
Click to view full image... c.1944 Stampless cover to England with recipients endorsement "From Tristan da Cunha", red "POST / OFFICE / MARITIME / MAIL" machine and tombstone type "FROM H.M SHIP / PASSED BY CENSOR" initialled "EJW 31/5" by Surgeon Lt. Commander E.J.S Wooley, Garrison Commander on the island 1942-44, probably taken from Tristan on 1st June 1944 by the S.S "Empire Friendship", minor creasing but a very scarce identifiable World War Two cover from Tristan. Photo on Page 218. £150-180
1258
Click to view full image... 1960 Marine Life issue, Die Proof of 1d central vignette depicting a Concha Fish and the value, in black on wove paper, 62x62mm, fine and rare. Photo on Page 158. £450-550

USA
(Also See Lots 255/6, 308, 363, 574, 963)

1259
  1887-1999 Covers with explanatory handstamps, most returned to sender, mainly 1970-1990s but with some earlier items including 1904 "Returned, unable to de- / liver for want of time", etc. (100+). £80-100
Auction Details
G.B. & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Sale Number 43)
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 1st March 2019 Time: 11:00AM
Details: Please contact Argyll Etkin for full viewing details
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