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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 79
    Estimate: $400

    1872 (2 Dec) large cardboard parcel front sent from Adelaide to Wimborne, Dorset, and redirected to Basingstoke, endorsed ''Parcel only Without Letter''. Franked with 4d and 1/- Perkins, Bacon cancelled ''G.P.O. ADELAIDE'' cds, toned due to the acidic nature of the cardboard. A remarkable early survivor of non-letter rate mail

     

    Lot 80
    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 five tied by Semaphore squared-circle datestamps and 1904 to Hobart bearing 2d tied by two Petersburg squared circle datestamps, arrival backstamps (3 covers)

      

    Lot 81
    Estimate: $750

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

     

    Lot 82
    Estimate: $900

    1905 (9 Mar) regd cover to U.S.A. bearing thin 'POSTAGE' 4d Orange-red pair (SG 281) tied by squared-circle 'JAMESTOWN' datestamp, another alongside, U.S. receiving markings and backstamps of Adelaide, London, New York and Wilmington, minor blemishes. An attractive and scarce example of -1oz rate (5d) + 3d registration

     

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