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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 1335
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    1845 (29 Sep) entire letter headed ''Shell Island'' from Mary Robson to Hobart Town, endorsed ''Paid'' and ''4'', with Hobart segmented datestamp applied for inward paid mail, fine. [The Robson family harvested shells for making lime]

     

    Lot 1336
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    1850 (31 May) small cover from Crediton to Launceston, Van Diemen''s Land, endorsed ''8'', then forwarded to Bothwell and rated ''5'' to be paid by the addressee [4d incoming Ship letter + 1d Inland delivery]

     

    Lot 1337
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $150

    1892 (22 Nov) use of d Envelope from Hobart to New Norfolk, with oval ''(mss. 3) D/MORE TO PAY'', Hobart and New Norfolk backstamps, slight soiling

     

    Lot 1338
    Estimate: $400

    1904 (16 Nov) use of 1d Postal Card from Launceston to 'King Island', with boxed 'POSTED OUT/OF COURSE' (deteriorated state - sides worn away). A scarce instructional marking

     

    Lot 1339
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    First and Second Allocation: Selection of numerals on range of values to 4d, comprising '11' (2), '13' (pair), '16' (pair), '18' (2), '23', '51' (pair and single), '53' (strip of 4), '54' (2), '55' (pair and single), '66' (3), '7?', also 2d with handstruck '4' of Macquarie Plains. Mostly fair to fine strikes (26)

     

    Lot 1340
    Estimate: $250

    Manuscript Cancellations: 'Torquay' on Wmk Large Star 4d Blue (2) dated 15/7/56 and 25/4/57, and on No Wmk 4d Pale Blue dated 28/7/57, close to good margins (3)

     

    Lot 1341
    Estimate: $750

    Instructional Types: Range incl Loose Ship Letter, Late Letter, Insufficiently Paid, few TPOs, covers incl 1899 to NZ with Unclaimed or Undeliverable, 1903 Late Fee mss, 1908 part cover with 22-box 'NOT KNOWN' handstamp (one of only two recorded), etc, mixed condition, fair/fine (120+ items)

     

    Lot 1342
    Estimate: $250

    Cancelled in Victoria: Selection of Chalons (17, imperf and perf) and Sidefaces (2) cancelled in Victoria, comprising BN 1 on 4d (4), '1' in thin bars on 1d, 3d, 4d (2), 6d (10, one in blue). Also 6d Chalon cancelled 'NSW' in concentric ovals. An attractive and unusual group (19)

     

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