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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 402
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Postal History: 1857 (27th Aug) cover Sydney to Hobart Town, addressed 'His Excellency/Sir Henry Young' and endorsed at lower left 'Wm Denison' bearing 6d Diadem cancelled by dumb obliterator, '(crown)/FREE/2 SP 2/1857' handstamp in red, Sydney backstamp and very fine apart from flap fault. Attractive example of mail from one Governor to another

     

    Lot 403
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1860s-1880s Letter Bills with manuscript, handstruck or printed Post Office of despatch details, Hobart and Launceston predominate, although noted are Bagdad, Bothwell, Brighton, Constitution Hill, Melton Mowbray, Newtown, Oatlands, Spring Hill and Upper Bagdad, usual varied condition for these historic documents (approx 100). Potential for the marketer (on ebay?)

     

    Lot 404
    Estimate: $150

    1860 (26th Sep) stampless entire letter London to Launceston endorsed 'Via Marseilles', rated '1/-' in red, diamond 'SHIP LETTER INWARDS FREE/11NO11/1860' backstamp in red. Provenance: Ex Bombieri

     

    Lot 405
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Similar lot to Lot 403. 1860s-1880s Letter Bills with manuscript, handstruck or printed Post Office of despatch details, Hobart and Launceston predominate, although noted are Bagdad, Bothwell, Brighton, Constitution Hill, Melton Mowbray, Newtown, Oatlands, Spring Hill and Upper Bagdad, usual varied condition for these historic documents (approx 100). Potential for the marketer (on ebay?)

     

    Lot 406
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1863 entire letter to Launceston bearing Sideface 2d tied by BN '105', endorsed at left 'Greens Creek/8.1.73', framed 'PRE-PAID/9 JA 9/1873' red backstamp

     

    Lot 407
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $700

    1863 mourning cover roughly opened to England bearing Chalons 2d and 4d cut-into examples with mss. 'No. 4', endorsed at left 'Bishopsbourne /19/3/63', Launceston diamond handstamp and arrival backstamps

     

    Lot 408
    Estimate: $125

    1864 (26th Apr) stampless entire letter London to Launceston, printed 'OVERLAND MAIL/Via MARSEILLES' in black, rated '1/8', backstamp in red within diamond 'SHIP LETTER INWARDS FREE/14JU14/1864'

     

    Lot 409
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1869 (12th Aug) cover Hobart to Derbyshire via Melbourne, Galle and Suez, overland to Alexandria, then sea to Southampton, bearing 6d Chalon tied by obliterator and large GPO handstamp in red, on arrival re-addressed to Liverpool, G.B. 1d affixed and cancelled by Sheffield duplex, to pay forwarding charge. Attractive

     

    Lot 410
    Estimate: $250

    1870s-1900s selection with advertising and Local Government covers, 'Unclaimed' (6) and Tax (2) markings, Postage Paid datestamps 1899-1903 (9, various types), noted Quamby Brook amongst cancels, 1874 rare use at Bothwell of Electric Telegraph form as a Letter Bill, Stationery (15, mostly used including a Frank), etc, generally fair/fine (50+ items)

     

    Lot 411
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $400

    1870 (15th Sep) cover to Launceston bearing portion of 4d Chalon cancelled with mss. '31' of Exton, reverse with framed arrival 'PRE-PAID/15 SP15/1870' handstamp in red

     

    Lot 412
    Estimate: $300

    1870s-1880s Letter Bills (14) bearing various different intaglio mail bag wax seals including Antill Ponds, Falmouth, Goshen, Black Boy (has 1877 'REEDY MARSH/BLACK BOY' cds internally), etc, good decipherable wafers. Scarce lot

     

    Lot 413
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1870s-1880s Letter Bills (45) with different manuscript, handstruck or printed Post Office of despatch details amongst which are mss. Bracknell, Constitution Hill, Cranbrook, Epping, Lyndhurst, Mount Seymour, Old Beach, Spring Hill and Tea Tree, datestamps of Bishopsbourne, Parattah, Tunnack, Upper Broadmarsh, etc, usual varied condition for these historic documents

     

    Lot 414
    Estimate: $300

    1870s-1880s Letter Bills (14) bearing various different intaglio mail bag wax seals including Avoca, Bothwell (2, one an 1874 rare adaptation of Electric Telegraph form as a Letter Bill), Bridgewater, Gould's Country, Mount Seymour, Upper Bagdad, etc, good decipherable wafers. Scarce lot

     

    Lot 415
    Estimate: $300

    1870s-1880s Letter Bills (46) with different manuscript, handstruck or printed Post Office of despatch details amongst which are mss. Bishopsbourne, Black Brush, Campania, Green Ponds, Lake River, Macquarie River, Parattah, South Bridgewater, Upper Bagdad, and datestamps for Blue Tier Junction, Cranbrook, George's Bay, Mount Seymour, Tunbridge, etc, usual varied condition for these historic documents

     

    Lot 416
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $250

    1871 entire letter to Launceston bearing 1d Sideface pair cancelled by BN '93' of Fossil Bank, mss. 'Fossil Bank/21.8.71', framed 'PRE-PAID.22AU22/1871' in red on reverse

     

    Lot 417
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $850

    1871 (16th Sep) cover New Town to USA, endorsed 'Via San Francisco', re-routed via London where 'LONDON/PAID' datestamp in red applied, bearing 6d Chalon + 2d Sidface tied by BN '62', mss. '2' and '2/CENTS' handstamp in red, Hobart Town transit backstamp. Interesting cover despatched after the collapse of the mail contract to San Francisco in August

     

    Lot 418
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $230

    1871 (5th Dec) cover to Launceston bearing Sideface 1d pair tied by BN '147' of Sidmouth, mss. 'Sidmouth/5/12/71' at left, reverse with framed 'PRE-PAID/5 DE 5/1871' in red

     

    Lot 419
    Estimate: $2,500

    1872 cover to Sorrell bearing 2d Sideface cancelled by BN '93' of Victoria with private straight-line handstamp 'VICTORIA' with date '21.8.1872' in mss. below, Hobart Town datestamp on reverse, portion of cover missing on reverse, punch-hole. A great rarity this being one of two recorded

     

    Lot 420
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $260

    1873 (21st Feb) cover to Tunbridge bearing Sideface 1d strip of 4 tied by Hobart Town datestamps and strike of 'LATE/LETTER'. Attractive example of double-rate Late Fee inland letter

     

    Lot 421
    Estimate: $125

    1873 (17th Apr) cover to Hobart bearing Sideface 2d tied by BN '52' of Launceston, diamond 'PRE-PAID/17AP17/1873' handstamp in red, arrival backstamp, flap a little rough

     

    Lot 422
    Estimate: $250

    1874 (8th Sep) cover to Hobart bearing Sideface 1d pair tied by BN '52' of Launceston, diamond 'PRE-PAID/8 SP 8 /1874' handstamp in red, double-circle 'BOARD OF EDUCATION' handstamp in blue

     

    Lot 423
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $260

    1875 (4th Sep) cover to England bearing Sideface 1d pair and block of four tied by strikes of '63' BN of New Norfolk, datestamp at left, with private handstamp 'BOURNEBANK/Parish of/Wellington/...', transit and arrival backstamps. Unusual

     

    Lot 424
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $200

    1875 (8th Apr) cover to Melbourne bearing Sideface 3d Brown-Purple tied by BN '100' of Corners, datestamp alongside, Launceston framed handstamp in red and Melbourne arrival backstamps


    Lot 425
    Estimate: $150

    1875 (29th Nov) cover to River Forth bearing Sideface 2d in Yellow-Green shade cancelled by BN '95' of Westbury with datestamp at right, Deloraine transit backstamp, minor toning

     

    Lot 426
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1876 (11th Jan) flapless cover to River Forth bearing 2d Sideface tied by BN '167' of Waratah with mss. endorsement alongside, arrival datestamp

     

    Lot 427
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    1876 (27th Nov) mourning cover (faults) to England bearing 6d Chalon pair + 4d Buff Sideface by individual strikes of BN '136' of Augusta Road, mss. endorsement tied at left and backstamp. Attractive

     

    Lot 428
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $460

    1878 (9th May) mourning cover to England bearing 6d Chalon pair + 2d Sideface pair tied by individual strikes of BN '34' of Fingal, Launceston and arrival backstamp. Attractive

     

    Lot 429
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1879 (16th Feb) cover roughly opened to Swansea bearing Sideface 1d pair cancelled by mss. '104' of Little Swanport with endorsement at left, arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 430
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1879 (10th Apr) cover to Longford bearing Sideface 1d pair tied by BN '2' of Avoca, datestamp alongside with day inserted in manuscript

     

    Lot 431
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1879 (12th Jul) cover to Quamby Plains bearing Sideface 1d tied by indistinct BN '41' of Hagley with datestamp alongside

     

    Lot 432
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1880 (5th Nov) inwards cover - roughly opened, England to Launceston bearing 2d Blue + 3d Rose tied by Fareham duplex, underpaid by 1d, handstamp 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE/(mss.6)FINE_____', arrival backstamp. The addressee was required to pay 7d on receipt of letter

     

    Lot 433
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1881 (7th May) cover to River Forth bearing 2d Sideface tied by BN '26' of Don, datestamp alongside. Attractive

     

    Lot 434
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1882 (9th Dec) cover to Swansea bearing 2d Sideface tied by BN '61' of Muddy Plains, datestamp below, transit and arrival backstamps

     

    Lot 435
    Estimate: $200

    1883-1906 group including covers (2), PPCs (2, one to Hungary), Postal Cards (8), one to Bavaria, others unused or used interstate, mixed condition (12 items)

     

    Lot 436
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $1,000

    1883 (25th Aug) Disinfected cover to Switzerland endorsed 'via Brindisi', bearing Sideface 2d + Platypus Revenues 1d and 6d tied by numeral '25' of Deloraine, datestamp alongside, transit backstamps. Unusual use of 9d per oz rate carried during the 5th cholera pandemic

     

    Lot 437
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1884 (17th Jan) cover to Hobart bearing 2d Sideface cancelled by BN '217' of Salisbury, mss. 'Ben Lomond/Jan 17', arrival backstamp, filing crease. Rated RRR - two covers recorded

     

    Lot 438
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1887 (6th Jul) cover to Germany bearing Platypus 2d and 6d tied by code 'K' Launceston duplex, Brindisi and Hamburg backstamps

     

    Lot 439
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,200

    1889 cover to Lincolnshire bearing 1d, endorsed at top 'From J E Young H.M.S. "Swinger" Hobart' and 'Commanding Officer' (his initials), dated at lower left '26/2/89', adhesive cancelled on arrival by "FB" (Foreign Branch) obliterator and arrival backstamp. Only the second "Swinger" cover from Tasmania we have seen

     

    Lot 440
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1891 (May) cover to New Norfolk bearing 2d on 9d Pale Blue tied by BN '20' of Stanley, datestamp below without day and year slug, transit and arrival backstamps

     

    Lot 441
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1892 (8th Apr) cover to London bearing Sideface 2d + d tied by BN '67' of Peppermint Bay, datestamp below, transit and arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 442
    Estimate: $200

    1892 (13th Aug) cover to England bearing Sideface 2d + d tied by BN '183' of Spreyton (Receiving Office), datestamp below, transit and arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 443
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $160

    1892 (12th Sep) d Envelope to New Zealand cancelled neatly with BN '125' of River Plenty, datestamp alongside, Wellinton arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 444
    Estimate: $125

    1893 (4th Apr) cover to USA bearing d Tablet (5) tied by three strikes of BN '63' of New Norfolk, cds below, transit and arrival backstamps

     

    Lot 445
    Estimate: $100

    1894 (10th Apr) 1d Postal Card used to Hobart cancelled by BN '321' of Riversdale, arrival backstamp, minor ageing

     

    Lot 446
    Estimate: $100

    1894 (27th Oct) cover to London bearing Sideface 2d + Tablet d cancelled by code "H" Hobart duplex, arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 447
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $220

    1894 (22nd Nov) registered cover to USA bearing Sideface 2d + Tablets d, 2d (3) tied by individual strikes of BN '85' of Spring Hill, datestamp below, 'R' within circle, Launceston bacsktamp, minor tear

     

    Lot 448
    Estimate: $125

    1895 (31st May) 2d Envelope used to Melbourne cancelled by BN '165' of Upper Macquarie St, Hobart transit backstamp

     

    Lot 449
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1897 (2nd Jan) cover to Launceston bearing 1d Sideface pair tied two strikes of BN '102' of Deddington, arrival backstamp. Rated RRR

     

    Lot 450
    Estimate: $200

    1898 (30th Jun) cover to Hamiltom bearing 2d Sideface tied by BN '243' of Fentonury, arrival backstamp. Rated RRR

     

    Lot 451
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1898 (22nd Jun) cover to Kobe, Japan, bearing 1d Sideface tied by code "S" Hobart duplex. Attractive example of printed matter rate

     

    Lot 452
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1898 (27th Jul) cover to Hamilton bearing 1d Sideface pair tied by BN '1' of Antill Ponds, datestamp alongside, arrival cds, re-addressed to Ouse, arrival and transit backstamps

     

    Lot 453
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1899 (10th Jun) 1d Postal Card used to Ulverstone cancelled by BN '330' of Pine Road, arrival cds, minor soiling. Rated RRR

     

    Lot 454
    Estimate: $150

    1899 (21st Jun) cover to South Africa bearing 2d on 9d Pale Blue tied by Hobart cds, arrival backstamp and bilingual framed Unclaimed marking

     

    Lot 455
    Estimate: $125

    1899 (18th Sep) cover to USA bearing Sideface 2d + d Tablet tied by BN '39' of Evandale with datestamp alongside, backstamps of Launceston and Stamford

     

    Lot 456
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $550

    1900 (26th Jan) use of Registered Envelope (H&G.C3) to London bearing 2d Tablet (2) tied by Wynyard, registered handstamp in blue applied at Launceston and backstamped, London arrival markings

     

    Lot 457
    Estimate: $400

    1900 (20th Oct) 1d Postal Card used to Launceston cancelled by Cleveland cds without year slug, arrival backstamp. Unrecorded

     

    Lot 458
    Estimate: $100

    1902 (8th May) cover to New Zealand bearing Tablet d block of four tied by Ulverstone cds's, backstamps of Hobart and Dunedin

     

    Lot 459
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $320

    1903 (19th Oct) registered cover Hobart to Ohio bearing Sideface 9d Blue, 'R' within black oval and handstamped registration panel in blue, transit and arrival backstamps. Attractive

     

    Lot 460
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $1,250

    1905 (4th Apr) use of 1898 2d Green Envelope 'MOUNT WELLINGTON IN WINTER FROM HUON ROAD HOBART' used to London from Launceston, minor flap fault, arrival backstamp. Very rare used

     

    Lot 461
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Crown Seals: 'BRIGHTON STATION', two fair strikes on 1d Sideface pair

     

    Lot 462
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Crown Seals: 'LEFROY', part strike on 2d Sideface

     

    Lot 463
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    Crown Seals: 'LYNCH'S CREEK', part strike on 2d Sideface affixed to piece together with portion of datestamp. Unrecorded. Ex John Avery

     

    Lot 464
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $300

    Crown Seals: 'NORTH DUNDAS ROAD', large part of strike on 2d Sideface affixed to piece

     

    Lot 465
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $130

    Crown Seals: 'PENGHANA', part strike on 2d Sideface

     

    Lot 466
    Estimate: $250

    Crown Seals: 'WATTLE GROVE LOWER', part strike on d Tablet pair. Unrecorded

     

    Lot 467
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $600

    Crown Seals: 'WHITEFOORD', two complete strikes on 1d Sideface pair affixed to piece. Unrecorded

     

    Lot 468
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Bream Creek: 1899 (15th Aug) cover to Hobart bearing 2d Sideface tied by '8', cds alongside, arrival backstamp. Rated R. Great "Fish" item

     

    Lot 469
    Estimate: $300

    First Allocation: Small collection of numerals on 4d Orange Courier (cut-to shape or defective), clear strikes of numerals '11', '16' (RRR), '22' (R), 42 (RRR), '52' and '63'

     

    Lot 470
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Mangana: 1900 (6th Mar) cover to Launceston bearing d Tablet (4) tied by strikes (4 - one indistinct) with datestamp below. Rated RRRR

     

    Lot 471
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    Mount Bischoff: 1875 cover to Launceston bearing 2d Sideface tied by '167', lower left with superb strike of 'MOUNT BISCHOFF' crown seal, mss. below '13/7/75', arrival backstamp. Rare and fine

     

    Lot 472
    Estimate: $400

    Collection of nearly all different styles of manuscript postal cancels on Chalons 1d to 6d, including squiggles, crosses, strikes, waves, cross-hatch, variable condition nil to four margins (30)

     

    Lot 473
    Estimate: $3,500 Realised Price : $2,700

    Provisional Cancellations: Annotated collection on leaves comprising manuscript numerals '2', '4', '5' '10', '11', '14', '20', '24', '27', '28', '30', '31', '64' (2), '65' (2), '66' (2), mostly on Chalons and unrecorded, Circular datestamps to 1900 largely on Sidefaces, some on piece, few covers, some unrecorded including 'Alberton, Andover, Antill Ponds Rly Stan, Avoca, Bagdad, Bishopbourne, Bismarck, Black River, Blessington, Breadalbane Rly Stn, Branxholme, Brighton Station, Colebrook, Constitution Hill, Cambridge, Chudleigh Junction, Gordon, Hamilton, Ladys Bay, Llewellyn, Lymington North, Ormely, Ouse, Preston, Mount Lyall, Riversdale, Saint Helens, South Mt Cameron, Stowport, Tee Tree, Railton, Gormanstown, Epping, Ellesmere, Elizabeth Town, Wattle Grove, Westbury and other scarce to rare strikes (163 items)

     

    Lot 474
    Estimate: $300

    Upper Tea Tree: 1895 (25th Oct) cover to London bearing d Tablet + 1d Sideface pair tied by BN '306' (RRR) Hobart and arrival backstamps, minor soiling

     

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