Australia - Victoria: 'Postal History of the Port Phillip District' 1835-51 by Purves, 68pgs, pub RPSV 1951 inc PO openings, name changes, postal markings & postal rates. Near new VG condition dust jacket. Long out of print.
Stamps & Covers Public Auction 369
By: Status International
Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 369
Status International - Sale 369 - October 21st, 2021.
Auction 369 has 7,995 lots, catering for all types of collectors & dealers - from bulk accumulations and intact collections to desirable single items. This auction offers a huge range of material, with special emphasis on lotting stamps to cater for collectors with varying types of interests and budgets. Items range from $30 to $40,000 so there's something for everybody. This auction offers strong representation of Australia & Colonies, strong British Empire material of all areas & periods, as well as General Foreign including small and large collections. There are almost 200 lots of Australian Collections (Lots 332 -508) and over 400 lots of World collections (Lots 509-949).
Following on there is almost 2200 lots of Australia which consist of singles, sets and covers including Australian colonies (Lots 1028-3311). The Australian lots cover all periods, from the Kangaroo issues up to Decimal and contains numerous number of mint & used £1 & £2 top values. This auction includes a First Watermark £1 Red-brown & blue variety 'white flaw in Gulf of Carpentaria'. VF fresh MUH, nice never hinged original gum. SG 15(var) cat £3000 for M, should be at least triple for 1st wmk MUH so £9000+. ACSC 51B(D)g cat $17,500, plus large premium for the variety. Very rare genuine MUH.(Lot 1098). There are almost 4,700 lots of World stamps, covers and single country collections (Lots 3312 - 7995). Numerous other British Empire, European, The Americas and Asia.