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Sale 1081 — The Goldfarm Collection of Australia Kangaroo and Map Series

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 October, 2014

Category — Postal Stationery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3185
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3185, Postal Stationery1916-20, 6p Blue Stamped-to-Order “Wool Sample” Envelope (BW ES10), 1916-20, 6p Blue Stamped-to-Order “Wool Sample” Envelope (BW ES10)1916-20, 6p Blue Stamped-to-Order “Wool Sample” Envelope (BW ES10). Large envelope (230 x 178mm) lined with a linen pouch, with 6p Kangaroo imprint at top right, “Wool Sample only.” imprint at top left and with printed address of Kreglinger & Fernau in London, minor wrinkling to envelope and some marginal toning

FINE. ONE OF ONLY SIX INTACT “WOOL SAMPLE” SIX-PENCE KANGAROO STAMPED-TO-ORDER ENVELOPES KNOWN, ALL OF WHICH ARE UNUSED.

One of the rarest pieces of Australian postal stationery and the first we have ever seen of this unique envelope configuration designed to send wool samples by mail

A$ 6,000
1,600
3186
c
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3186, Postal Stationery1913, 4p Yellow Registration Envelope, Long Format (BW RE2), 1913, 4p Yellow Registration Envelope, Long Format (BW RE2)1913, 4p Yellow Registration Envelope, Long Format (BW RE2). Uprated with 3p Olive Kangaroo and 2p Orange King George V, used to Hamburg, Germany and with stamps and imprint tied by “Registered/1.JL.21” circular datestamp, red Sydney registration label, with two different German Currency Control labels tied by red wax seals both on the front and reverse (some deterioration), central file fold, Fine, a scarce and unusual usage of this 4p Registration envelope, ex Nelson

E. 500-750
325
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