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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, CANCELLATIONS

    Lot 164
    Estimate: $120T Realised Price : $90

    Remainder of the cancellation collection, with Hobart and Launceston machine cancellations on Pictorials, Hobart 'P' (Parcel) cds, including use as an arrival backstamp on 1907 Tatts cover, registration marks used as cancellations, Pictorials cancelled on arrival in other Australian States including 1910 and 1911 covers cancelled at Sydney, plus a few others (9 covers and 114 stamps)

            

    Lot 165
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    Small study on leaves of the datestamp types found on Pictorials, including covers from Huonville (inverted PO name), Beaconsfield with two types of cds, Penguin '(CREEK' excised), coloured cds on stamps with Penguin and Ringarooma in blue, Perth in brown, Franklin in grey-blue. Generally fine (24 stamps + 4 covers)

          

    Lot 166
    Estimate: $150T

    Selection of datestamp varieties on Pictorial issues mounted on two pages, with inverted day (Evansdale, Bream Creek, Woodbridge), inverted month (Nugent), inverted month and day (Whiteford, Kingston), inverted year (East Devonport, Marrawah, Launceston), missing year (Andover, Lower Longley), manuscript corrections on incorrect date (Seymour, Bismark), manuscript insertion of missing day (Broadmarsh, Ormley, Breadalbane), manuscript insertion of missing month (Fentonbury), manuscript insertion of missing month and day (Bicheno, Seymour). Some adhesives with a few small faults, however an interesting group (21)

      

    Lot 167
    Estimate: $1,200T Realised Price : $900

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '24' (Cullenswood, rated RRR), fine strike tying 4d Courier (cut-to-shape) on 1854 (25 Sep) entire headed 'Parsonage Cullenswood' to Launceston, with two-line 'C'WOOD/25 9 54' postmaster's private handstamp at lower left, and Launceston arrival cds on reverse. Entire with horizontal filing crease, otherwise very fine. The two line handstamp is the only recorded example, ex Malcolm Groom and John Bell

     

    Lot 168
    Estimate: $500T

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '48' legible strike in red on 1855 Wmk Large Star 1d Carmine (touched at base and just cut into at top, SG 14 cat 850). Presumed to have been struck during the period of use of this number at Hobart, although use at one of the other three offices which used this number (Ouse, Cascades, Impression Bay) cannot be ruled out. Rated RRRR, and the only example recorded in this colour

     

    Lot 169
    Estimate: $200T

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '55' (Spring Hill) - manuscript 'JL' on 1857-59 1d Deep Red-brown (just cut into at upper left), and believed to represent the initials of the Spring Hill Postmaster, Joseph Last

     

    Lot 170
    Estimate: $400T

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '59' (Launceston) superb strike on 1861 (11 Jan) consignee's letter from Melbourne, diamond 'SHIP-LETTER INWARDS FREE backstamp in red, 14JA14 1861. Horizontal filing crease and a few minor stains. Ex Ross Jones, and believed to be the only example of the '59' numeral not used as a canceller

     

    Lot 171
    Estimate: $300T

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '60' (Launceston) superb large part strike in red on 1857-59 4d Pale Blue (four large margins and portions of adjoining units at left and base). Very striking and rated RRRR

     

    Lot 172
    Estimate: $300T

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '62' (Hobart) large part strike in red on 6d Dull Slate-grey (SG 44, just touched at right). Rated RRRR and the only recorded example in this colour

     

    Lot 173
    Estimate: $120T

    Second Allocation Numerals: '95' (Westbury) tying 4d Chalon Imperf (just touched at bottom left) on 1863 (8 Sep) outer to Launceston, manuscript 'Westbury/8/9/63' PO endorsement at lower right, Launceston boxed 'PRE-PAID' ds in red on reverse. Vertical filing fold, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 174
    Estimate: $75

    Second Allocation Numerals: '198' (Boat Harbour), three faint strikes tying Sideface 1d strip of three and 2d to piece, with partial datestamp below, rated RRRR

     

    Lot 175
    Estimate: $40

    Second Allocation Numerals: '229' (Norfolk Bay) on 1d Sideface, rated RRR

     

    Lot 176
    Estimate: $60

    Second Allocation Numerals: '274' (Liffey) on 2d Sideface, rated RRRR

     

    Lot 177
    Estimate: $100T

    Manuscript Markings: 1857-59 1d Brick-red Imperf cancelled mss 'Reg letter/8/4/67' and 1863-71 1d Carmine Perf 12 cancelled mss 'Reg letter/6/6/67', very scarce (2)

     

    Lot 178
    Estimate: $40T Realised Price : $70

    Manuscript Markings: 2d Pictorial (Wmk Crown over Double-lined A) cancelled manuscript '2nd/Office', fine

     

    Lot 179
    Estimate: $40T Realised Price : $32

    Manuscript Markings: 1d Pictorial (Wmk Crown over Double-lined A) cancelled manuscript 'Moina' in black ink, few short perfs

     

    Lot 180
    Estimate: $40T Realised Price : $30

    Manuscript Markings: 2d Pictorial (Wmk Crown over Double-lined A) cancelled manuscript 'Myalla/29/11/10' in black ink, fine

     

    Lot 181
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    Manuscript Cancellations: 1912 (25 Jan) picture postcard with 1d Pictorial cancelled manuscript 'Myalla/25-1-/12' and tied by transit Sisters Creek cds, addressed to Launceston. The message is written in red ink which was not fast and has smudged, but a rare use from Myalla during the Receiving Office period on entire

     

    Lot 182
    Estimate: $40T Realised Price : $50

    Manuscript Markings: 2d Engraved Pictorial cancelled manuscript 'Mt Read/Ma 1/1901', fine

     

    Lot 183
    Estimate: $40T Realised Price : $32

    Manuscript Markings: 1d Pictorial (Wmk Crown over Double-lined A) cancelled manuscript 'Oldina' in black ink, few short perfs at right

     

    Lot 184
    Estimate: $40T Realised Price : $30

    Manuscript Markings: 2d Pictorial (Wmk Crown over Double-lined A) cancelled manuscript 'Stuer. . ./Oct 22/09', fine

     

    Lot 185
    Estimate: $40T Realised Price : $32

    Manuscript Markings: 1d Pictorial (Wmk Crown over Double-lined A) cancelled manuscript 'Westbury/11/5/09' in black ink, fine

     

    Lot 186
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    Post Office Seals Used as Cancellers: d Tablet pair and 1d Pictorial cancelled 'POST OFFICE/Crown/KELSO'; 1d Pictorial cancelled 'POST OFFICE/Crown/THE OAKS'; 1d Pictorial cancelled 'POST OFFICE/Crown/CAIRNS BAY'. Scarce (5)

     

    Lot 187
    Estimate: $80T

    Campbelltown: Three entires with boxed 'CAMP TOWN' datestamp, with 1853 cover to Hobart (22 Jan 53), 1857 cover to Hobart (17 DEC 57, with '7' inverted), and 1853 from Hobart (FREE ds in red) (12 Sept 53), fine (3)

     

    Lot 188
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $320

    Campbelltown: 1910 (11 Oct) picture postcard sent to Ross with 1d Pictorial tied by 'Dumb' cds, used as a relief datestamp when the normal datestamp was unavailable, and believed to be the only example known on cover. Very fine

     

    Lot 189
    Estimate: $300T

    Hobart: A study on leaves of the Hobart duplexes (1870-1902) on stamps, pieces and covers, all types represented with most of the recorded code letters, covers include local, intercolonial and overseas usages, franks (8), some small faults but mostly very fine and an attractive group (25 stamps + 27 covers)

           

    Lot 190
    Estimate: $150T

    Hobart: Study of datestamp types on Pictorials (Types 2 to 5) on pages, few earlier Sidefaces and Tablets included, and some covers, with the majority of code letters and times represented for most types, a few stamps have small faults but generally fine (89 stamps + 6 covers)

             

    Lot 191
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $145

    Hobart and Launceston: Study of the dumb obliterators, with 'HOBART' in bars on 1d Pictorial, d embossed wrapper (faults), and 1d Sideface pair on 1898 cover; Hobart 'mute' ring tying 2d Pictorial on 1905 cover from Elizabeth Town; Launceston '52' numeral (worn state) on 1895 postcard; 'LAUNCESTON/TAS.' in oval of bars on 1890 postcard, and 1895 and 1899 covers; 'LAUNCESTON' in bars on 1895 and 1896 postcards. Condition generally fine and a scarce group (1 stamp + 9 covers)

         

    Lot 192
    Estimate: $200T

    Hobart and Launceston: A study of the Pillar Receiver cancellations, with the 1891-99 'HOBART/P-R' duplex on covers (4), 1899-1905 'HOBART/P-R' datestamp on 1d Pictorials (4) and 1904 cover, and 1904-09 'HOBART/P-R/TASMANIA' datestamp on 1d Pictorials (5) and 1906 covers (2). Launceston Pillar Receiver cancellations, with 1891-99 duplex on 1d Sideface (3) and 1896 postcard, and 'LAUNCESTON/P-R' datestamp on 1d Pictorial (4), on 1906 postcard, and on 1909 cover to U.S.A. with 2d Pictorial, handstruck 'T' and U.S. 2c postage due affixed on reverse. Generally fine (16 stamps + 10 covers)

             

    Lot 193
    Estimate: $300T

    Hobart and Launceston Postage Paid cancellations: Hobart 1896-1902 denominated datestamps (Type 1), with 1d on 1896 (2) and 1899 covers to New Zealand (including 21.2.1896 earliest known date), and 2d 1900 cover to NSW, 1901 cover to Victoria and 1902 cover to New Zealand; Hobart Type 2 undenominated cds on 1903 wrapper to Sydney and 1905 local cover; Launceston 1d denominated cds on 1898 cover; 'POSTAGE PAID/LAUNCESTON TAS' cds on d and 1d (4) Pictorials with and without date, and 'PAID AT LAUNCESTON/TAS' cds on 1d Pictorial on 1912 piece. Few small faults but generally very fine and a scarce group (6 stamps + 9 covers)

           

    Lot 194
    Estimate: $150T

    Hobart: 1907 (22 Dec) picture postcard to Leicester, England, with d Pictorial cancelled triple circle 'HOBART/107/TAS', believed to have been used at the Goulburn St. Upper Suburban Receiving House. Very fine, and rare on entire

     

    Lot 195
    Estimate: $50T

    Kempton: 1d and 2d Pictorials cancelled Kempton cds SEP 11 05 and SEP 12 05 respectively. The three-letter month indication was used on these two days only, and is not known for any other post office (2)

     

    Lot 196
    Estimate: $250T

    Launceston: Study on leaves of the various duplex types 1875-1899 (Types 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 2c), on stamps, pieces and covers, most code letters represented. Covers include 1880 3d Sideface pair to London, 1885 with 2d Sideface and boxed 'POSTED OUT/OF COURSE' (damaged?), 1889 6d Platypus to Austria, and two franked covers. Some faults, but generally fine and a good assembly (14 stamps + 16 covers)

          

    Lot 197
    Estimate: $200T

    Launceston: A collection on leaves of the datestamp types on Pictorials (Types 1 to 9) on stamps and covers, most code letters included, with 1900 cover with 2d and boxed 'POSTED OUT/OF COURSE'. Few stamps with small faults, otherwise generally fine (71 stamps + 8 covers)

               

    Lot 198
    Estimate: $300T

    New Norfolk: 1863 (24 Aug) front to Browns River with 4d Chalon Imperf (touched at right) tied by '63' numeral, and with handstruck 'N Norfolk/24 8 63'; 1865 (26 Dec) cover to Melbourne with 6d Chalon Imperf (touched at right) cancelled numeral '63' and with fine handstruck 'N NORFOLK/26 12 65'. Both with a few minor stains but a scarce pair showing both types of the New Norfolk handstruck markings (2)

     

    Lot 199
    Estimate: $600T

    New Norfolk: 1875 (4 Sep) mourning cover with 1d Sideface block of 4 and pair tied by barred numeral '63 (New Norfolk) with fine strike of datestamp on face, addressed to Southborough, Kent (NO 2 75 backstamp). The front also bears a fair strike of Molesworth Jeffrey's rare private handstamp 'BOURNBANK/Parish of/Wellington/1865' in red-violet. Very fine and attractive

     

    Lot 200
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    Strahan: A study of the cancellations 1878-1913, with '193' numeral on 2d Sideface on pieces (2) and 1895 postcard, datestamp types with a comprehensive study of the code letters on Pictorials, with some covers, condition generally very fine (26 stamps + 4 covers)

           

    Lot 201
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $400

    Zeehan: A study of the cancellations (1888-1913), with 1897 '287' numeral cover, 1892-96 duplex including covers (5), datestamp types 1893-1913 with studies of the code letters on loose stamps and numerous covers. A very fine assembly, some stamps and covers inevitably with small faults, but generally fine and difficult to duplicate (77 stamps + 30 covers)

               

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