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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 42
    Estimate: $2,500T Realised Price : $1,900

    1839 (Jul) registered entire Yass to Sydney, endorsed at right 'Registered letter', manuscript '1/10', circular 'YASS/NSW/POST OFFICE' and backstamped on arrival 'GENERAL POST OFFICE/MY 23/39/ SYDNEY'. This item is two months earlier than the cover reported in "The Postal History of N.S.W."

     

    Lot 43
    Estimate: $3,000T Realised Price : $3,200

    1842 (4 Jan) entire to London with circular 'PORT MACQUARIE/NSW' handstamp in black, framed 'PORT/MACQUARIE/PAID' in red, Sydney transit Ship Letter and GPO handstamp, stepped 'PLYMOUTH/SHIP LETTER' and arrival backstamps. An attractive entire showing the first two handstamps of Port Macquarie

     

    Lot 44
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $600

    1851 (6 Jan) entire letter to England 'per Phoenician' bearing Sydney View 3d single and strip of three, some defects, crowned Ship Letter in red and arrival backstamps. A rare franking. Ex Druce

     

    Lot 45
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    1852 (21 Jul) entire letter to England endorsed 'P Neptune' bearing Laureated 6d, margins in places, rated 1/4 to pay double ship rate for private vessel, black Sydney Ship Letter backstamp. The Neptune was the first built ship of the Aberdeen White Star fleet

     

    Lot 46
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    1852 (7 Aug) cover Armidale to Edinburgh bearing Laureated 1d (3) and 2d (stamps a little creased), rated '8', backstamps of Armidale, Sydney and arrival cds's

     

    Lot 47
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    1852 (11 Sep) flapless cover to Longford bearing four margined Sydney View 3d, mss. '5', Ship Letter and Launceston backstamps. Attractive example of 3d Ship + 5d inland mail rate

     

    Lot 48
    Estimate: $400T

    1854 (21 Mar) entire to West Maitland bearing Laureated 1d pair on blued paper with four margins, neatly cancelled by numeral '2' of Parramatta, scarce strike of 'FORWARD/N.S.W.' at left and backstamps of Parramatta and West Maitland

     

    Lot 49
    Estimate: $350T

    1854 (2 Aug) cover Newcastle to Scotland bearing Laureated 3d + 2d Plate III, 'C.R.' in red for Caledonian Railways and framed arrival 'LANDMARK/DE 23/1854' in blue, small piece of reverse excised. Attractive

     

    Lot 50
    Estimate: $200T

    1854 (Oct) cover to Newcastle bearing Laureated 1d pair, margins cut-into tied by two strikes of numeral '21' of Campbelltown with datestamp on reverse

     

    Lot 51
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    1854 (Nov) large part bank notice used at Sydney bearing Laureated 1d, four margins, fine strike of framed '6/OCLOCK' in black, Sydney backstamp

     

    Lot 52
    Estimate: $600T

    1855 (14 Jan) large part of registered entire used to West Maitland bearing Laureated 8d Deep Orange, margins in places, cancelled by barred numeral '66', backstamps of Singleton and West Maitland. An attractive use paying 2d internal + 6d registration

     

    Lot 53
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $525

    1855 (Sep) entire to West Maitland bearing Laureated Plate II 2d and 6d Diadem, handstamp at left 'REGISTERED/ARMIDALE', transit and arrival backstamps. Attractive combination of two issues used three months prior to introduction of the 'REGISTERED' (6d.) adhesive

     

    Lot 54
    Estimate: $300T

    1855 (1 Sep) cover Sydney to England 'Pr "Kent" bearing 1/- Diadem with four margins - small fault at left, rated '6' in manuscript

     

    Lot 55
    Estimate: $150T

    1861 (22 Jun) cover to India bearing perf 6d Diadem, Sydney backstamp and Madras arrival datestamp on front

     

    Lot 56
    Estimate: $200T

    1866 (23 Jan) cover Sydney to Bristol via Marseilles bearing 6d Diadems (4) and 2d paying double rate + 2d late fee, minor faults

     

    Lot 57
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $650

    1870 (16 Feb) registered cover to Sydney bearing perf 6d Diadem tied by '104' in rays with Sofala datestamp at lower right and showing previously unrecorded 'REGISTERED/SOFALA', arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 58
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $180

    1874 (7 Sep) cover Sydney to USA bearing 10d Lilac tied by concentric-rings and 'SAN FRANCISCO/OCT.30/PAID ALL' in red and large 'PAID' alongside, peripheral faults

     

    Lot 59
    Estimate: $200

    1890's accumulation of covers to the same addressee in Mentone or Skipton, sent from various N.S.W. towns including Tamworth, Culcairn, Woomargama, some TPO's, some also from Victoria, condition mixed, many roughly opened (320+). Interesting lot

     

    Lot 60
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $320

    1897 (5 Nov) use of 2d Emu Envelope to Sydney cancelled in magenta with double-oval 'BOURKE/N.S.W.' handstamp, another on reverse. Fine and rare

     

    Lot 61
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1899-1910 selection of covers/cards, stationery items, etc, including 1899 'GOVERNOR' Frank in blue, 1d or 2d rates, mixed condition (30 items)

     

    Lot 62
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $340

    Cancellation: Barred Numeral '25' of Kiama, two strikes on Sydney View 1d Brownish Red pair, SG 12, close to large margins

     

    Lot 63
    Estimate: $175

    Cancellation: Barred Numeral '48' of Tarcutta, clear strikes on Sydney View Plate V 2d Ultramarine, SG 36, large even margins. Attractive

     

    Lot 64
    Estimate: $150

    Cancellation: Rays '23' of Wollongong on 'REGISTERED' (6d.) Salmon and Indigo, SG 103, four margins

     

    Lot 65
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $400

    Cancellation: Rays '36' of Braidwood on 'REGISTERED' (6d.) Vermilion and Prussian Blue, SG 102, four large margins. Beautiful stamp

     

    Lot 66
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $135

    Cancellation: Rays '73' of Warialda on 'REGISTERED' (6d.) Orange and Prussian Blue, SG 104, four margins, just clear at base. Scarce

     

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