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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, MORETON BAY DISTRICT

    Lot 123
    Estimate: $800

    Brisbane: 1857 (7 Aug) envelope to Newcastle-on-Tyne U.K. with imperf 6d Olive-grey Diadem cancelled ''95'' ray type numeral. Brisbane, Sydney and arrival (DE 7 1857) backstamps. Envelope with some soiling

     

    Lot 124
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    Gladstone: 1859 (28 Sep) entire to Brisbane with imperf 1d Orange-red pair cancelled (not tied) by '131' ray type numerals, with Gladstone, Maryborough, Gayndah and arrival (OC 17 1859) backstamps. Entire somewhat fragile with splitting along folds, and stain at top centre of face panel

     

    Lot 125
    Estimate: $1,200

    Ipswich: 1857 (14 Dec) cover from Ipswich to Melbourne bearing Imperf 1d and 6d Diadems (both touched at top) tied by ray type ''87'' numerals. Reverse with Ipswich despatch an Sydney transit datestamp, and red "SHIP LETTER/FREE/G.P.O. VICTORIA" arrival (DE 22 1857) datestamp. Some ink marks on face, otherwise fine. Ex H. Gordon Kaye

     

    Lot 126
    Estimate: $1,500

    Ispwich: 1858 (18 Jul) envelope to Melbourne with imperf 1d Carmine-vermilion, 1d Orange-red, and 2d Deep Blue (2) (touched in places) cancelled (not tied) by '87' ray type numerals, Ipswich, Sydney, and 'SHIP LETTER/FREE/G.P.O. VICTORIA' (JY 27 1858) backstamps. 2005 RPSL cert stating 'the stamps have been lifted and the cover ironed - cannot certify that all the stamps originated on the cover'. Ex Sir Miles Rivett-Carnac

     

    Lot 127
    Estimate: $300

    Ipswich: 1860 (5 Jan) cover from Ipswich to Melbourne with Imperf 2d Diadem Plate I strip of three cancelled (not tied) by indistinct ''87'' ray type numerals Reverse with Ipswich despatch and Brisbane transit datestamp and red Melbourne arrival (JA 24 60) cds. A fine and clean cover. Ex Ginger and Gordon Kaye

     

    Lot 128
    Estimate: $1,200

    Warwick: 1860 (16 Mar) registered entire headed ''Warwick'' to Tenterfield NSW bearing Imperf 2d Diadem tied by ray type ''260'' numeral of Maryland (transit cds of MR 7 1860 on reverse). Apparently carried across border for posting and with manuscript ''Rec''d 6d paid'' and ''Registered 76'' . When Queensland became a separate Colony on 15 December 1859, the cross border rate rose from 2d inland to 6d intercolonial, and there was a certain apathy towards this increase. It was also apparent that border residents could hand letters to the mail contractor who would carry them across the border, where these "loose letters" would be cancelled at the nearest Post Office. A very fine and unusual usage

     

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