Auctions – Letter”M” from Nameplate of RMS Mauretania to be auctioned.

Auctions – Letter”M” from Nameplate of RMS Mauretania to be auctioned.

A Letter “M” from Starboard side of RMS Mauretania , once the fastest ship to cross the Atlantic, is up for auction. It will be auctioned by Tennants Auctioneers in North Yorkshire , UK. RMS Mauretania was operational during Titanic’s short era. It was also active during WorldWar I as a Hospital ship and carried over 75,000 soldiers.

Sold for 9000 Pounds on 27 Nov 2019.

PAQUEBOT GB RMS MAURITANIA FRONT
RMS MAURETANIA POST CARD

Stamps on Christmas  – New Zealand 1989- Star of Bethlehem

Stamps on Christmas  – New Zealand 1989- Star of Bethlehem

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Christmas on 13 Sep 1989.

35c- Star of Bethlehem & Bedroom Window  65c -Shepherd & Dog, Mountain Landscape & Star of Bethlehem.

NZ 1990 XMAS1
NEW ZEALAND 1989- CHRISMAS -STAR OF BETHLEHEM.

80c – Star & Harbour          $1.0 -Star & Globe.

NZ 1990 XMAS2
NEW ZEALAND 1989- CHRISMAS -STAR OF BETHLEHEM.

Postage Due Stamps – Guernsey 1982

Postage Due Stamps – Guernsey 1982

Postage due is a term used for mail sent with insufficient postage. Postage Due stamp is a stamp added to an underpaid piece of mail to indicate the extra postage due.

Guernsey issued a set of 12 Postage Due stamps on 13 Jul 1982. It features Local Motifs.

1 P – Woman Milking Cow.          2 P- Windmills.

GUERNSEY 82 P DUE 1
GUERNSEY 1982 – POSTAGE DUE.

3 P – Houses                                                         4 P- Sailing Ships.

GUERNSEY 82 P DUE 2
GUERNSEY 1982 -POSTAGE DUE

 

Stamps on Police- New Zealand 1986.

Stamps on Police- New Zealand 1986.

New Zealand issued a strip of Five stamps (each 25c) to commemorate Centenary of New Zealand Police on 15 Jan 1986.

25c – Police Control Room, Policewoman, Wireless.

25c- Mounted Police, Horses, Omnibuses.

25c – Policewoman,Badge,Handcuffs,Lantern,Jail

25c – Policeman, Child, Forensics, Cars, Motorcycles.

25c – Policeman, Police Dog, Patrol Boats, Ships.

NZ 85 POLICE
NEW ZEALAND 1986 -POLICE CENTENARY.

First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

Jersey issued its first definitive stamps on 01 Oct 1969. A total of 15 stamps were issued featuring various themes. Two First Day Covers are listed with 11 stamps.

1 sh -Mont Orgueil Castle by Day and a portrait of  QE II.

1′ sh 6 p – Views on Jersey, Map of England & France & English Channel.

1′ sh 9 p- Queen Elizabeth II, Coat Arms, Jewelry.

JERSEY FDC DEFS
JERSEY FDC 1969- FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE

 

Paquebot Cover GB 1955 – Cunrad RMS Mauretania – Southampton

Paquebot Cover GB 1955 – Cunrad RMS Mauretania – Southampton

Under the UPU regulations, letters and cards posted at sea should be affixed with the postage stamps of the country under which the vessel is registered. the Postal rates of such country shall apply. If the vessel is at a port when the postcard or letter is handed over it is required to be affixed with stamps of the country in whose waters the vessel is docked. Though not stated in practice, letters with stamps of the country of last port of call are also accepted.

A Paquebot cover posted at Sea onboard Cunrad RMS Mauretania on 29 Jul 1955 with GB stamp postmarked and cancelled at Southampton seaport. The cover was to be delivered in the USA.

PAQUEBOT GB RMS MAURITANIA
PAQUEBOT GB 1955 -Cunrad RMS MAURETANIA
PAQUEBOT GB RMS MAURITANIA FRONT
PAQUEBOT GB 1955 -Cunrad RMS MAURETANIA

Paquebot Cover 1961 – RMS ANDES -Gothenburg

Paquebot Cover 1961 – RMS ANDES -Gothenburg

Under the UPU regulations, letters and cards posted at sea should be affixed with the postage stamps of the country under which the vessel is registered. the Postal rates of such country shall apply. If the vessel is at a port when the postcard or letter is handed over it is required to be affixed with stamps of the country in whose waters the vessel is docked. Though not stated in practice, letters with stamps of the country of last port of call are also accepted.

A Paquebot cover posted on high Seas onboard RMS Andes on 26 Jun1961 with GB stamp postmarked and cancelled at Goteberg or Gothenburg a Swedish seaport on27 Jun 1961. The cover was to be delivered in the USA.

PAQUEBOT GB ANDES GOTEBERG
PAQUEBOT GB 1961- RMS ANDES GOTEBERG.
PAQUEBOT GB ANDES GOTEBERG CANC
PAQUEBOT GB 1961- RMS ANDES GOTEBERG.