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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, POSTAL HISTORY, REGISTERED MAIL

    Lot 363
    Estimate: $800

    1855 (16 Apr) OHMS registered wrapper (opened out) from Sydney to Camden with imperf 6d Greenish-grey (clear to large margins) and 2d Laureate (large margins) tied by dumb obliterators, and with handstruck ''Registered/Sydney'' in red and mss ''2d''. Reverse with Sydney, Campbelltown and Camden (AP 17 1855) d.s. Very attractive, ex Butler

     

    Lot 364
    Estimate: $600

    1855 (4 Jun) entire from Newcastle to Sydney with 6d Greenish-grey in combination with 2d Blue Laureate tied by '55' numerals and with boxed 'REGISTERED/ NEWCASTLE', Sydney arrival d.s (JU 5 1855) on reverse. Addressed to a Castlereagh Street pawnbroker, enclosing 1 in payment of interest on a loan secured against a ring. A scarce franking showing use of the 6d Diadem to pay the registration fee prior to the issue of the (6d) Registration stamp on 1 January 1856

     

    Lot 365
    Estimate: $750

    1858 (2 Jan) envelope with imperf 6d Greenish-grey and imperf (6d) Registered (folded over left edge of envelope but still fine) cancelled dumb obliterators used from Sydney to Farringdon, U.K., endorsed 'p Mail Columbian' and with oval 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY N.S.W.' d.s. partly overstruck by 'Crown/ REGISTERED' in red and handstruck 'd6' in black (also tying 6d Diadem). Very fine, ex Butler

     

    Lot 366
    Estimate: $4,500

    1859 (12 Mar) envelope with imperf 6d Olive-grey and imperf (6d) Registered both very fine and tied by dumb obliterators used from Sydney to Edinburgh, endorsed ''per R Mail Ship Emeu'' with oval ''REGISTERED/SYDNEY N.S.W.'' d.s. in red, oval ''REGISTERED/LONDON'' d.s in red (24 MY 59), and manuscript ''6'' in black. Edinburgh arrival d.s. (MY 22 59) on reverse. Carried on the ''Emeu'' which broke her shaft in the Indian Ocean and proceeded under sail to Mauritius; there the mail was transferred to the ''Granada'' and then to the ''Bengal'' at Aden, eventually arriving in London on 20 May. Rare and in superb condition, ex Trevor Davis

     

    Lot 367
    Estimate: $500

    Registered Mail: 1867 (9 Apr) large part 'Cattle Diseases Prevention Act of 1866, Notice of Contribution Payable by Owners' registered form with 1860-72 8d Yellow-orange Perf 13 tied by '66' ray type numeral from Singleton to Camberwell, despatch c.d.s on reverse. A rare franking to meet the 2d inland rate + 6d registration fee, contrary to regulations as the (6d) Registered stamp had to be used on registered mail. Ex J.S. White

     

    Lot 368
    Estimate: $600

    1867 (24 Oct) registered envelope from Balmain to Scotland bearing 6d Purple Perf 13 and (6d) Registered Perf 13 cancelled (not tied) by '179' ray type numerals. reverse with Balmain despatch, Sydney, and Dalbeattie arrival d.s. (DE 20 67). Some light soiling, otherwise fine, with 1983 Holcombe cert

     

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