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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 41
    Estimate: $4,000T Realised Price : $5,250

    1851 registered Goldfield's stampless entire letter to England, mss. 'Registered' and handstamped in red 'Registered/Sydney' together with 'SYDNEY PAID', mss. '3/2' and deleted '1/-', transit and arrival backstamps. Interesting contents relating to the diggings and a specimen of gold being sent with letter privately carried to Sydney for registered despatch. Important historical letter

     

    Lot 42
    Estimate: $3,000

    1859 (31st Jan) cover to London bearing amazing four-colour franking of Diadems 1d, 2d, 6d and 1/- with margins in places, latter two adhesives slightly faded, tied by concentric-ring cancels, endorsed at top 'Oneida Marseilles', backstamped at Sydney with London arrival cds in red at front left, minor cover blemishes. Possibly the only four colour franked cover of N.S.W. 1993 Richter Certificate

     

    Lot 43
    Estimate: $750

    1894 (20th Oct) envelope with monogram of Grand Central Coffee Palace on flap Sydney to Hawkes Bay (N.Z.) showing very fine strike of 'Saved from wreck of the/"WAIRARAPA."' in lilac, backstamped Danevirke. Accompanied by earlier write-up stating 'The wreck of the steamer was sold at auction on the 6th of November for 70, slightly less than a single cover now brings at auction'!

     

    Lot 44
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $525

    1906 (2nd Jan) registered cover with black printed advertisement for 'THE SINGLETON BUDGET. The People's Newspaper' on face, similar design advertising etiquette in black on red tied to reverse, registered to U.S. bearing 9d (scarce on cover), 1d and d paying triple letter rate. Most attractive

     

    Lot 45
    Estimate: $250

    1912 (4th Apr) cover to USA bearing d value from each of the six Colonies tied by Sydney datestamps, minor ageing. Attractive

     

    Lot 46
    Estimate: $200

    Cancellations: 1890s-1900s range of circular datestamps on hagners A-Y, some no doubt useful or scarce (few 100)

     

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