Auction Details
G.B & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Auction 54) Day 2 of 2
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 26th April 2024 Time: 10:30AM
Details: For viewing details and enquiries regarding this auction - Telephone No. 0207 930 6100
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Auction Lots - Page 9
1404
Click to view full image... 1912 KGV 2c Postcard proofs, two with the unissued wording "The Address Only to be Written on this Side", one of these with blue crayon lines through the wording and stamp, a third proof in the issued format with the third line of wording removed, endorsed "Appd for wording & colour 3/5" and initialled. Rare proofs, from the De La Rue archives. (3). Photo on Page 180. £500-600
1405
  1912-37 KGV Postcards and reply cards Specimen (13), unused (17) or used (16), also bands or cards from bundles or packets of 5 or 250 cards, including unissued 8c card with Specimen overprint. (49). £400-500
1406
  1917-20 2c on 1c Postcards unused (5) or used (13), two uprated 2c to England or Netherlands Indies, one to England charged 1d postage due, various overprint types including Two Cents 14x2mm with full stop (2, one used), etc. (18). £120-160
1407
  1941 KGVI 2c Orange postcards, unused, or used (2), both from Penang to USA with 6c paid by stamps of the five Malayan Postal Union states, both bearing the label "Arrived Safely thanks to the British Navy and Air Force". (3). £150-200
1408
  1941 (July 4) KGVI 2c Orange postcard franked 2c, commercially used within Penang, light corner crease, otherwise fine and scarce. £150-200
1409
Click to view full image... 1941 (June 9) KGVI 2c Orange postcard commercially used from Bukit Mertajam to England, franked 4c (2) + 40c + 50c paying the $1 clipper rate, endorsed "Air throughout by Clipper", bearing a blue Air Mail label and "Arrived Safely thanks to the British Navy and Air Force" label, with triangular censor cachet without number. Minor corner creasing, otherwise fine and very scarce. Photo on Page 180. £200-250
1410
  1937-40 KGVI 2c Green postcards Specimen, unused or used (11), 2c + 2c reply cards Specimen, unused or used. (16). £200-250
1411
Click to view full image... 1941 (Sep 23) KGVI 2c Green postcard with red double ring "POSTAGE PAID / A / 2 CTS / MALAYA" alongside the stamp, commercially used from Butterworth to Penang, minor corner creasing, very scarce. Photo on Page 184. £150-200
1412
  1928-29 KGV 4c Lettercards Specimen, unused (2, one with a 1c stamp) or used to Germany franked 4c pair, the used lettercard philatelic but very scarce, all fine. (4). £150-200
1413
  1928 KGV 2c Green newspaper wrappers Specimen or unused (2), also a proof from the De La Rue archives initialled "appd for colour & wording 7/6" and initialled. (4). £200-300
1414
  1928-37 KGV Envelopes, comprising 4c violet Specimen, unused or used (franked 2c to England, fine and scarce), 6c red Specimen, unused (2, one franked 2c) or used to England (2, one franked 2c), 4c brown orange Specimen, unused (2, one franked 1c) or used to England (2, franked 1c or 4c), 5c brown Specimen, unused or used (2, one franked 3c to England), a few faults. (17). £240-300
1415
  1939 KGVI 5c Brown envelopes Specimen, unused, or used to England franked 50c with a blue Air Mail label and censor cachet. (3). £100-150
1416
  1891-1902 QV 5c Registration envelopes, size F unused, size G unused or used to England franked 4c, size H unused or used to Batavia franked 8c, size H2 unused or used to Batavia franked 8c, size K unused, all fine. (8). £200-250
1417
  1908 QV 5c Size K Registration envelope used from Singapore to Germany, a KEVII 25c on the front, 5c and two 1c pairs on the reverse, minor faults, scarce used. £200-250
1418
  1902-12 KEVII Registration envelopes comprising 5c size F Specimen, unused and used, size G and H used (stamps removed), 10c sizes F, G, H2 and K unused, sizes F, G and H used (size H with some stamps removed). (12). £200-250
1419
  1912-25 KGV 10c Registration envelopes, stamps in blue or ultramarine, comprising size F Specimen, unused or used, size G unused or used, size G with flap on front Specimen, unused (3) or used (3), size H unused and used, size H2 unused and used, size K unused and used (a little creased but scarce), one with a Singapore registration label handstamped violet "NORTH CANAL ROAD", four size G envelopes franked 2c prior to sale. (18). £300-400
1420
  1922-25 KGV 12c Registration envelopes, size G Specimen and used (2, one endorsed "Found in drop box"), size H unused and used, size K unused and used. (7). £300-400
1421
  1925-35 KGV 15c Registration envelopes, Specimen, unused and used examples of the size G, H and K envelopes, used size K with faults but scarce, size K Specimen with central fold. (9). £150-200
1422
  1936 KGV 15c Registration envelopes with the new stamp die inscribed "Malaya", size G Specimen, size G, H, H2 and K unused, size H used to Austria with 4c and 25c blocks of four. (6). £120-150
1423
  1937-41 KGVI 15c Registration envelopes, size G Specimen, unused and used to England, size H unused and used to London (some stamps removed, address erased), size H2 and K unused, and size K used in 1941 to England bearing all issues to $5, scarce R.A.F Base P.O datestamps (a few faults, Customs sealing label over some stamps). (8). £200-250
1424
  1938-39 KGVI Size G 15c Registration envelopes insured to England, franked 23c or 31c, one with Naval Base c.d.s and Singapore 12 registration label, bearing differing Insured labels. (2). £150-200

Official Postcards

1425
Click to view full image... 1892 (Oct 19) Official Post Card, large royal arms at right, used from Penang to "Asst. Supt. Of Works, P.W.D, Butterworth", despatch and arrival datestamps. The message requests the more extensive use of these official cards, for all routine and unimportant questions instead of the present use of stray slips; the recipient has overwritten "please get me some postcards, say about 100 like this". Fine and scarce. Photo on Page 184. £200-250
1426
  1894-96 Official Post Cards posted within Singapore, large royal arms at right, the cards with differing size fount for "The Address only to be written on this side", both with printed Corps Orders from the Singapore Volunteer Artillery, the 1894 card (120x90mm) with minor staining, the 1896 card (110x90mm) with light corner crease but otherwise fine. A good pair, the 1896 card with violet cachet of the Acting Commandant, S.V.A. (2). £300-350
1427
Click to view full image... 1898 (Apr 11) Official Post Card posted within Singapore, large royal arms at right, the printed message from the G.P.O requesting 32c postage due on correspondence currently held at the Post Office, fine and very unusual. Photo on Page 184. £200-300
1428
Click to view full image... 1899 (Oct 28) Official Post Card posted within Singapore, small royal arms at right, reverse with printed Corps Orders from the Singapore Volunteer Artillery, with violet cachet "A. Murray, Major / Commandant, S.V.A", fine and scarce. Photo on Page 184. £200-300
1429
Click to view full image... 1900-04 Official Post Cards with small royal arms at right, differing fount types for the heading, both from the G.P.O posted within Singapore, the 1900 card (124x90mm) advising that registered correspondence is lying at the G.P.O, the 1904 card (120x80mm) advising that a parcel "received broken" is currently at the G.P.O. The 1904 card with central vertical fold, otherwise fine, an unusual pair. (2). £300-350
1430
  c.1895 Official Post Cards, large royal arms at right, differing fount types used for the heading 120x87mm or 125x90mm, fine unused. Also two 1933-34 official post cards from the G.P.O used with red Official Paid datestamps, punch holes and toning. (4). £150-200

Christmas Island

1431
  1907 Picture Postcards from Scotland, franked 1d to Mrs Darling on Christmas Island, both with partial arrival datestamps, transit datestamps of Singapore or Penang to Singapore, one with tear at right edge, otherwise fine. (2). £150-200
1432
  1908 (Mar 27) Cover from Glasgow to Miss A.E Robertson on Christmas Island, franked 3d with boxed "LATE FEE / PAID" handstamp, redirected to Singapore, backstamps of Singapore (Apr 25/May 2) and Batavia, unusual. £100-150
1433
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1904-11 KEVII Stamps (9) and pieces (9) all with type D2 "CHRISTMAS ISLAND" c.d.s, one piece franked 30c + bisected 4c with the very scarce boxed "CHRISTMAS ISLAND / JU 21 1911 / R" registration handstamp alongside, one 1905 c.d.s with the date inverted, various 1c - 30c stamps, also a 10c registration envelope stamp, a scarce group. (18). Photo on Pages 166 & 216. £400-500
1434
  1914 (Apr 9) Cover to Scotland franked KGV 4c with a watery but readable Christmas Island c.d.s type D2 in green, also single KGV 3c - 5c stamps with Christmas Island cancels, types D2, D3 (4, faults but scarce) or D4. (7). £150-200
1435
  1922 (Aug 31) 4c Postcard franked 4c to Java, the message headed from "Christmas Island, Smith Point, Eclipse Expedition", signed by six members of the German expedition, light Christmas Island cancel, minor corner crease, unusual. £150-200
1436
Click to view full image... 1935-36 Covers to G.B franked 4c pair or 8c, with Christmas Island datestamp type D6, the date partly or entirely inverted, the first cover with central file hole, the second fine with a clear cancel. (2). Photo on Page 184. £300-350
1437
Click to view full image... 1925-34 Cover, pieces (5) and stamps (2) with "CHRISTMAS ISLAND" c.d.s type D5 (2 stamps) or D6, the 1934 cover to London franked 1c, 2c, 4c, 5c (4), 6c, 10c (a little reduced at left), one piece franked 4c pair, 5c, 10c with very scarce Singapore registration label handstamped "CHRISTMAS ISLAND". (8). Photo on Page 166. £250-300
1438
Click to view full image... 1937 (Feb 6) Cover to England franked 5c tied by "CHRISTMAS ISLAND" c.d.s type D7, octagonal "T / CENTIMES / 15" probably applied at Singapore with a "1½d / TO PAY" handstamp of Birmingham, G.B ½d and 1d postage due stamps applied. Very unusual. Photo on Page 184. £200-250
1439
Click to view full image... 1932 (Mar 2) Cover to London bearing Australia 2d on 1½d tied by "CHRISTMAS ISLAND" c.d.s type D6, backstamped at Singapore (Mar 15), an unusual acceptance of an Australian stamp. Photo on Page 184. £150-200
1440
  1937-38 Pieces (4) and stamps (3) with "CHRISTMAS ISLAND" c.d.s type D7, one large piece with KGV 1c, 2c, 5c, 25c, 30c, 35c, 40c, 50c, $2 and $5, the high values very scarce cancelled in Christmas Island. (7). £200-250
1441
Click to view full image... 1938 Covers with "CHRISTMAS ISLAND" c.d.s type D7, the first to Holland bearing 1937 Coronation set of three, the second to London bearing KGVI 2c + 6c, both fine. (2). Photo on Page 184. £300-400
1442
  1941 Picture postcards to England franked KGVI 4c, also bearing a small size 2c Malaya Patriotic Fund label, tied by poor but readable Christmas Island datestamps, both censored in Singapore, one with minor corner creasing, very unusual. (2). £200-300
1443
  1941 Pieces (2) and a stamp with the scarce "CHRISTMAS ISLAND / MALAYA" c.d.s type D8 (only used 1941-42), the pieces franked KGVI 2c + 4c or $2. (3). £100-150
1444
Click to view full image... 1946 (Nov 27) Air Mail cover to England, 50c postage paid by B.M.A 2c, 5c pair, 8c, 10c single + pair, cancelled by three strikes of the scarce "CHRISTMAS ISLAND / POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s type D9 (only used 1946-47), fine and scarce. Photo on Page 188. £300-400
1445
  1947 (Jan 19) Air Mail cover to England franked B.M.A 50c, cancelled "CHRISTMAS ISLAND / POSTAL AGENCY" c.d.s type D9, a few edge faults but scarce. £150-200
1446
  1947 Covers to England with B.M.A stamps tied by single ring "CHRISTMAS ISLAND" c.d.s type D10, one posted on Christmas day franked 10c, the other registered franked 15c + 50c with a Christmas Island registration label, the registered cover with piece torn from upper right edge upon opening, otherwise fine and scarce. (2). £200-250
1447
  1948 (Dec 11) Registered covers posted on Christmas Island, one bearing Singapore 1c - $2 (14 values) and Royal Wedding $5 all in pairs, the others with the Royal Wedding 10c and $5 both in pairs, all with "CHRISTMAS ISLAND" type D10 datestamps in blue, bearing Christmas Island registration labels. Possibly the first day Singapore stamps were available on Christmas Island, the two covers probably showing all the stamps then available. The larger cover with some toning, the other cover fine, very unusual. (2). £200-250
1448
Click to view full image... 1950 (Apr 12) Air Mail cover to London franked Singapore 10c (4) + U.P.U 10c with Christmas Island type D11 datestamps, handstamped "BY AIR IN AUSTRALIA AND ONWARDS", small closed opening tear at upper edge, otherwise fine, a scarce handstamp. Photo on Page 188. £150-200
1449
  1951 Covers to England, the first registered franked by ten Singapore stamps paying the 75c rate and bearing a Christmas Island registration label, tied by Christmas Island type D11 datestamps; the other cover franked Singapore 1c, 3c and 8c, the first two stamps each cancelled by the type D10 c.d.s, the other stamp by the D11 c.d.s, two unusual covers. (2). £200-250
1450
  1951 Cover from Ceylon to a crew member on the S.S "Bahadur" at Christmas Island, franked 30c, handstamped "T / 25 / CENTIMES" with Malayan Postal Union 5c vertical pair + 15c postage due stamps tied by Christmas Island type D11 datestamps. Roughly torn open at right edge with part of the 15c due stamp torn away, still a rare commercial use of these postage due stamps in Christmas Island. £150-200
1451
  1952-57 20c Size G registration envelopes, the first a KGVI envelope franked KGVI 2c + 20c to South Africa with type D10 datestamps, the second a QEII envelope to Singapore with type D11 datestamps, differing registration labels, both very fine. (2). £200-250
1452
  1952-95 Covers and cards (27), pieces (2), C.O.P and a few stamps, including 1948 registered letter C.O.P, 1952-55 covers (2) and pieces (2) bearing Singapore KGVI stamps, 1952-54 KGVI 25c or 25c + 2c cipher stamp air letters, 1953-58 covers bearing Singapore QEII stamps (6, one with Eastamps Christmas card showing the Proud-Bailey staff) or stamps of Selangor or Perak, 1966-72 registration envelopes Specimen, unused (3) or used (4), etc. (30+). £300-400
1453
  1909-c.1970 Picture postcards (7) and photos (17) with 1909 postcard posted from the island (stamp removed), 1925 real photo postcards of the phosphate works (2), railway line or visit of H.M.S "Delhi" (2), etc. (24). £150-200

Cocos Island

Auction Details
G.B & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Auction 54) Day 2 of 2
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 26th April 2024 Time: 10:30AM
Details: For viewing details and enquiries regarding this auction - Telephone No. 0207 930 6100
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