Showing items in category South Australia, newest first
|1898 South Australia|
1898 registered envelope to Switzerland bearing a 5d, 3d and 1d, cancelled REGISTERED ADELAIDE MA 1 98. A Zurich arrival cancel is on the back. The 9d rate pays a double letter rate of 5d and 4d registration. Fine.
|1900c South Australia|
c1900 ½d Newspaper wrapper to London, additionally franked with a ½d tied by a barred canceller.
|1898 South Australia|
1898 1d postal card to London, with a ½d added, cancelled by a squared circle STRATHALBAY AU 31 98 datestamp. An Adelaide transit cancel is on the back. There is some very light creasing across the top right corner of the card.
|1906 South Australia|
1906 registered envelope to Melbourne franked with two 2d and a 1d, cancelled by squared circle BEACH PORT OC 29 06 datestamps. Adelaide OC 30 transit and Melbourne arrival cancels are on the back of the cover.
1907 picture post card (S.S. Ortona) to New Zealand bearing a Queensland 1d tied by a straight line LOOSE SHIP LETTER handstamp. A LARGS BAY, S.A. NO 25 07 datestamp is on the card. The sender left Freemantle on November 21 and the card was written and posted on board the ship on November 23. It entered the Australian postal service when it was taken off at Largs Bay on November 25. Obviously Queensland stamps were being sold on the ship!
|1907 Western Australia / South Australia|
1907 picture post card (Barrack Street, Perth) to England, franked with a 1d tied by a straight line LOOSE SHIP LETTER handstamp. The card, which was posted on board a ship, was taken off and entered the postal system at LARGS BAY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, where it was cancelled OC 14 07. A very uncommon item.
|1909 South Australia|
1909 registered envelope to Hudson, New York, but redirected on arrival, bearing a 3d and 2½d cancelled PT. DARWIN JY 2 09. A Hudson AUG 30 arrival cancel is on the front, Seattle AU 25 and New Bedford 31 AUG 09 cancels are on the back. Port Darwin was a settlement established in 1869 close to Palmerston. When the Northern Territories were established and broke away from South Australia on 1 January 1911, Palmerston changed its' name to Darwin. A scarce usage of the 3d 'long stamp' from Port Darwin, and a fine Northern Territories forerunner.
|1907 New South Wales / South Australia|
1907 picture post card to Sydney that has a New South Wales 1d tied by a very fine straight line LOOSE SHIP LETTER handstamp. A LARGS BAY, S.A. 10 JU 07 datestamp is also on the card. Fine and uncommon.
|1879 South Australia|
1879 double rate cover to Germany, endorsed 'Via Southampton', franked with two 8d on 9d tied by an ADELAIDE DE 1 79 duplex cancellation. On the reverse is a London JA 17 transit and a Hanover 18.1.80 arrival cancel.
|1880 South Australia|
1880 quadrruple rate cover to Scotland franked with a pair of 1/- cancelled by ADELAIDE AU 2 80 duplex cancellers. An arrival cancel of OC 5 80 is on the back.
|1908 South Australia|
1908 1d post card with a ½d added to pay the 1½d rate to Germany, cancelled by the 'Squared Circle' MAGILL MY 6 08 datestamp. A Weiszensee 8.6.08. arrival cancel is on the front.
|1853 South Australia|
1853 O.H.M.S. large part outer wrapper to Adelaide from KAPUNDA (JU 29 1853) with a good strike of the red crown circle ‘FREE’ handstamp. Kapunda is a town on the Light River and near the Barossa Valley in South Australia. It was established in 1842 after the discovery of significant copper deposits. Uncommon.