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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 65
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    Estimate: $500T Purchase Price : $443

    1840 (11 Jul) inwards entire from Tamworth, England to Hobart Town with London Paid and Ship Letter transit datestamps, rated '1/-' for ship letter rate, and backstamped boxed 'SHIP LETTER' datestamp (25 NO 25/1840) at Hobart. Rated '8'(d) in black for 4d inwards ship letter charge and 4d inland postage for 22 miles to Richmond. Subsequently redirected to Melbourne, receiving the Hobart 'PAID' semi-circle dated 29DE29/1840, and rated '8'(d) in red for return postage to Hobart and 4d ship letter rate to Melbourne (arrival backstamp JA 6/1841). The latest recorded date of the Hobart 'PAID' marking in black (after 1840 always struck in red). Very fine other than for minor peripheral wear

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    Lot 68
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    Estimate: $420T Purchase Price : $373

    1855 (14 Sep) outer from Launceston to Hobart with Watermark Large Star 4d Deep Blue (good to large margins all round) tied by '60' numeral, with diamond 'PRE-PAID' despatch ds in red, and lozenge 'PRE-PAID' arrival ds in red also tying adhesive. Filing folds, otherwise very fine. Ex Sato and an early usage

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    Lot 70
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    Estimate: $220T Purchase Price : $199

    1855 (21 Nov) outer to Hobart with 4d Deep Blue Watermark Large Star (touched at foot, good to large margins other sides) tied by crisp strike of Launceston '60' numeral, with diamond 'PRE-PAID' despatch ds, and lozenge 'PRE-PAID' arrival ds, both in red. Light vertical and horizontal filing folds, otherwise very fine and attractive

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    Lot 71
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    Estimate: $1,000T Purchase Price : $874

    'Votes and Proceedings of The Legislative Council' Nos 1-31 (7 Sep - 28 Oct 1858), the reverse of the final page being used as the outer wrapper for addressing from Hobart to Launceston. Franked with 1858 1/- pair (somewhat oxidised) tied by '61' Barred Numeral, with 'PRE-PAID/9OC29/1858' cds in red, and boxed 'PRE-PAID' arrival ds in red for the following day. The 2/- franking represents 4 x 6d per 4 oz. printed matter rate. The lot includes the whole of the 'Votes' as posted. A 1/- Imperf pair is a very scarce franking, let alone for a heavy printed matter rate a remarkable survivor

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    Lot 72
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    Estimate: $500T Purchase Price : $443

    1864 (22 Oct) envelope to Secunderabad, India, franked 1868 6d Dull Lilac (cut into at top and touched at left) tied by fine strike of Launceston '52' numeral, and with diamond despatch ds in red. With boxed 'BOMBAY/Bearing 2 annas' handstamp, Bombay transit cds in red (on reverse) and Secunderabad arrival cds. Small faults on reverse, but of fine appearance

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    Lot 74
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    Estimate: $180T Purchase Price : $158

    1891 (20 Feb) registered 1d STO wrapper for 'The Federal Australian Philatelist' with printed 'BOOK POST' at upper left used to Brazil, cancelled Hobart Duplex and with chamfered boxed 'REGISTERED/No/2524' in red, with double circle 'MONTCENIS A MACON/A' ds (26 AVRIL 91) and 'CORREIOS/ALAGOIS double circle backstamp, 28 MAIO 91. Reduced at both ends (probably removing additional adhesive(s)), and some soiling, but a remarkable destination

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    Lot 75
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    Estimate: $120T Purchase Price : $105

    1895 (11 Oct) 'On Public Service Only' printed wrapper with 'LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL' frank cancelled Hobart duplex, and with circular 'TASMANIA/OFFICIAL/PAID' in black (the earlier of the two recorded examples in this colour); and 1900 (18 Jun) cardboard part front of container endorsed 'Photographs Only' with Hobart cds and circular 'TASMANIA/OFFICIAL/PAID' in magenta (2)

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