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Lot 153 - world postal history  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 153 - world postal history - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

PAQUEBOT COVERS 1889-1967 accumulation of 120+ covers or cards, the majority with cachets or endorsements incl. 'Posted on the High Seas', 'Posted at Sea' or 'Mailed at Sea' many from the 'Lady Boats' on the West Indies - Canada run. Photos of a number of the 'Lady' steamers accompany the cover. Interesting lot that needs inspection.

Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

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Lot 154 - world postal history  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 154 - world postal history - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

POSTAL STATIONERY range of early pre-paid postcards/reply cards, mainly unused from Brazil, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Uruguay, also a few European - Austria, France etc. & Australian State Victoria. The majority are clean unused. (72)

Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

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Lot 155 - world postal history  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 155 - world postal history - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

SHOE BOX containing approx 150 covers (mainly pre-1952), GB, world, commonwealth etc. noted - interesting Transvaal, 1937 Coronation FDCs, Eiffel Tower cover etc. War Time, censors.

Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

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Lot 150 - world postal history  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 150 - world postal history - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

EAST AFRICA AIRMAILS 1929-57 small written up collection of 32 covers to or from East Africa includes a number of first flights. Countries include Tanganyika, Sudan, Kenya, Southern Rhodesia, Nyasaland, Madagascar as well as the UK. Worth inspection.

Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

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Lot 156 - world postal history  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 156 - world postal history - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Mainly British Commonwealth accumulation of postal history. Noted - WWI East Africa, Papua, Brunei 1936 cover, Cyprus & Malta, Pitcairn Islands, good Southern Africa incl. Cape of Good Hope, Orange Free State, Natal 'SPECIMEN' postal stationery, Rhodesia & Basutoland. West Indies incl. a St. Lucia 1944 censored cover to UK, Leeward Islands, Dominica etc. A few Sudan stamps with F.P.O cancels. A really intersrting lot that needs careful inspection. (60+)

Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

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Lot 151 - world postal history  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 151 - world postal history - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

MIDDLE & FAR EAST post-WWII miscellany of covers incl. Nepal (20), Indonesia, Cambodia, Philippines, Korea etc. Good range of stamps & postmarks. Attractive lot. (74)

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Lot 152 - world postal history  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 152 - world postal history - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

NORTH POLE DISCOVERY 1909 PPC 'GLUCKLICHES NEUJAHR' issued to celebrate Peary's success showing polar bears & very strange looking penguins greeting Peary and his men with a glass bottle & champagne, then a range of USA FDC's celebrating the 50th Anniv of the Discovery & 1934 printed envelope posted at Peary's home town of Cresson to commemorate 25th Anniv. (9)

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Lot 148 - world postal history  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 148 - world postal history - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

BRITISH COMMONWEALTH KGVI stamps on covers, all defins used on registered FDC's incl. single or multiple frankings from Aden, Ascension, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, B. Bechuanaland, B. Guiana, B. Honduras, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Dominica, Falklands, Solomon Islands etc.

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Lot 149 - world postal history  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 149 - world postal history - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

BRITISH WEST INDIES 19th/20thC group of covers, postal stationery & PPC's, many Jamaica from QV postal stationery with squared circle cancels, middle period covers bearing pictorial vals, some good T.R.D postmarks, other islands represented. Bermuda from early 20thC, Bahamas 'CROWN PAID AT BAHAMAS,' reintroduced mark, St. Kitts WWII crowned censor mark etc. (100+)

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Lot 147 - world postal history  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 147 - world postal history - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

BRITISH COMMONWEALTH covers 1869-1947 group of covers or cards (22), noted - Queensland cover with scarce '52' cancel of Mungindi,1907 cover with Queensland stamps cancelled Thursday Island, 1897 Gold Coast 2d registered envelope with 2½d added, Southern Africa c 1900, East Africa and WW1 Sudan, 1869 New Zealand 6d Chalon cover etc. Faults in places but interesting lot.

Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

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