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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 419
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $500

    1850-1913 useful cover range, the earliest being stampless entire letter to London with 'G.P.O./ADELAIDE' datestamp in blue, 1855 cover to U.K. with 2d SG 2 strip of three affixed (does not belong), range of rouletted or perf covers 2d rate (5, incl 'TOO LATE' - two, 'UNCLAIMED'), 4d, 6d (6), 1878 8d on 9d (2), 9d, later to 1913 at various rates, squared-circle cancels, to USA (3, taxed on arrival), officials, mixed condition, poor/fine (35)

     

    Lot 420
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $210

    1855 cover bearing Imperf 2d tied by diamond '70' of Port Elliot - date stamp at left, 1858 cover bearing Imperf 2d strip of three tied by diamond '86' of East Wellington and 1877 cover from Swanport with 6d (other stamps fallen off) all addressed to England, stamps generally with faults (3 covers)

     

    Lot 421
    Estimate: $200

    1898-1904 selection with OPSO envelope (slightly reduced) from 'Chief Secretary's Office' Adelaide to USA, bearing 2d Violet-Blue optd 'OS', 1899 to Canada via San Francisco bearing d strip of 5 tied by Semaphore squared-circle datestamps and 1904 to Hobart with 2d tied by two Petersburg squared circle datestamps, arrival backstamps (3 covers)

      

    Lot 422
    Estimate: $250

    1899 (15 Nov) registered printed envelope to USA bearing 1d, 2d pair and d tied by squared-circle 'LARGS BAY' datestamps, handstruck 'R' within oval and mss. number, transit and arrival datestamps of Adelaide, London and New York

     

    Lot 423
    Estimate: $800

    1900 (14 Aug) Governor's envelope with insignia in red on flap, used Adelaide to Sydney bearing the rare franking of d and 1d optd 'OS' pairs, cachet in violet 'AIDE DE CAMP'S/OFFICE/GOVERNMENT HOUSE' at left, Sydney backstamp. Rare

     

    Lot 424
    Estimate: $200

    1901-1913 range of PPCs, many in colour, few overseas, mostly used within Australia, wide range of topics, incl squared-circle cancels (33), 'PAID' (2), etc, mixed condition (52)

     

    Lot 425
    Estimate: $150

    1901 (10 Aug) use of 1d Postal Card used at Adelaide with printed message on reverse side, on front 'UNCLAIMED' AND 'NOT KNOWN/BY LETTER CARRIER' in black, DLO backstamp in red

     

    Lot 426
    Estimate: $450

    1906 (Apr) registered cover to USA bearing 'POSTAGE' thin 8d Blue tied squared-circle 'CLARE' datestamp, another alongside, arc 'REGISTERED/No..' and manuscript number, backstamps of London, New York and Massachusetts, slightly trimmed corner

     

    Lot 427
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $1,100

    1907 (Jul) parcel front with OHMS label from Attorney-General's Office, Adelaide, addressed to USA bearing thick 'POSTAGE' punctured 'SA' 4d Orange and 9d Brown-Lake pair (SG 299, 302) tied by double-ring Adelaide datestamps

     

    Lot 428
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $125

    1909 (22 Jul) registered tag to USA bearing 5d and 2d strip of three (one damaged) cancelled at Adelaide, provisional folded-over registration label

     

    Lot 429
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $210

    1911 (1 May) printed cover for 'The Philatelic Society of South Australia, addressed to 'The Editor/London Philatelist' bearing 1d tied by machine-cancel, additionally printed 'To Commemorate the introduction of/Penny Postage...', arrival backstamp. Includes original letter from the Secretary

     

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