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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, THE DIADEM ISSUES, REGISTERED MAIL

    Lot 218
    Estimate: $1,800 Realised Price : $1,400

    1854 (1 Sep) entire with 3d Laureate (four margins) and 6d Deep Slate Diadem (cut into at top) tied by dumb obliterators, sent from Sydney to Manila and endorsed ''Registered Per Phoenix''. Also with ''Registered/Sydney'' in red and boxed ''TOO LATE'' and handstruck ''1'' (reales), Manila arrival d.s. on reverse. A rare franking

     

    Lot 219
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $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 220
    Estimate: $750

    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, with 1 enclosed 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 221
    Estimate: $900 Realised Price : $700

    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 'Crown/REGISTERED' in red and handstruck 'd6' in black (also tying 6d Diadem). Very fine, ex Butler

     

    Lot 222
    Estimate: $5,000

    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 223
    Estimate: $600

    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 224
    Estimate: $450 Realised Price : $500

    1867 (Apr) registered envelope from Sydney to Scotland bearing 6d Violet Diadem Perf 13 and (6d) Registered Perf 13 tied by dumb obliterators, with oval 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY N.S.W.' d.s. in red (AP ?? 1867) and oval 'REGISTERED/LONDON' d.s. in red, reverse with Dalbeattie arrival d.s. (MY 28 67)

     

    Lot 225
    Estimate: $700

    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

     

    Lot 226
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $160

    1886 (12 Oct) 4d registration envelope from Sydney to Berlin additionally franked with 1882-97 8d Yellow Diadem Perf 12 and 1d Scarlet Perf 11x12 cancelled Sydney roller. Endorsed 'Per RMS Potosi via Italy', with 'REGISTERED LETTER OFFICE G.P.O. SYDNEY N.S.W. d.s., Berlin arrival d.s (22 11) on reverse

     

    Lot 227
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $150

    1911 (Sep) envelope (186 x 124mm) registered to Germany bearing 3d Yellow-green Diadem Perf 11x12 and 10d Violet cancelled The Exchange c.d.s., with red registration label with handstruck 'Exchange' alongside. Reverse with blue seals of the German Consulate in Australia, and with Goppingen arrival d.s., 2 OKT 11

     

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