Lot Number: 6561
Closing: 11 August 2015
- Guide price (GBP): 800 - 1000
- Currency guide (USD): 1248 - 1560
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GIBRALTAR - 1887-1952 FASCINATING POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION. An interesting collection of covers & cards written up on leaves with items showing various postmark types & rates, airmail, registered, censored & paquebot mail, incoming mail, 'On active service' covers, postal stationery. Includes 1886 1d opt'd card (fault), 1892 cover with four stamps, 1892 & 1901 registered letters, 1895 cover to Italy with 25c, 1901 Paquebot cover with GB 1d lilac tied by "A 26" duplex, 1903 cover from Tangier with 10c QV opt'd stamp, KEVII postcards inc with Postage Due markings & Paquebot cachets, WWII censored mail, War Tax stamps on covers, Airmail inc 1931 cover with "Africa - India" airmail label, 1931 Airmail cover by Gibraltar Airways to Tangier, 1930's 'The Rock Hotel' illustrated and "Grand Hotel" & "Bristol Hotel" cacheted covers, 1936 cover from Spain to the Consul of Mexico in Gibraltar with Charity Tax stamp, 1937 cover from Melilla to Vienna routed through Gibraltar bearing Melilla local stamp, WWII censored covers with a wide range of various censor markings, 1948 cover with 'Canadian Active Service Force' imprint, 1950 registered cover with GB Postage Due stamps & labels, 1950 cover with 'Re-addressed from the Rock Hotel - Gibraltar' label, 1951 S.S. Oronsay paquebot cover etc. A very attractive lot. (approx 145 items)