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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 88
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $200

    1847 (29th Jan) entire letter to Bombay endorsed 'By Java', 'GPO/ HOBART/VDL' handstamp in red, framed 'CALCUTTA/SHIP LETTER' and other backstamps

     

    Lot 89
    Estimate: $8,500T Realised Price : $10,500

    1858 (16th Nov) entire letter from Port Arthur to Newtown, Hobart from the convict John Lester to the Governor of Tasmania appealing for a reduction of his sentence, franked with 6d tied by barred numeral '61' at Hobart, fine strike of the rare 'PRISONER'S LETTER/ (crown)/PORT ARTHUR', additionally handstamped 'C.G.O./DEC/1858/RECEIVED'. A desirable exhibition item. Provenance: Ex Tinsley, Bombieri, Groom, Blake

     

    Lot 90
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $120

    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 91
    Estimate: $150T

    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 92
    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 93
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $200

    1869 (14th Jun) cover to Mount Leslie bearing perf 4d Chalon - straight-edge at left tied by BN '52', diamond and circular '1 O'CLOCK' Pre-Paid handstamps in red, weak strike of 'ADVERTISED/BUT UNCLAIMED' in black, reverse shows manuscript 'Unclaimed'

     

    Lot 94
    Estimate: $150T

    1870s-1880s Letter Bills (26) with different manuscript, handstruck or printed Post Office of despatch details amongst which are mss. Green Ponds, Melton Mowbray, Upper Bagdad, and datestamps for Bridgewater, Tunbridge, Tunnack, etc, usual varied condition for these historic documents

     

    Lot 95
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $460

    1894 (4th Apr) use of Registered Envelope (toned) to Germany bearing 2/6d Postal Fiscal tied by Hobart code "H" duplex, handstamped registration panel, Bologna transit and Ulm arrival backstamps

     

    Lot 96
    Estimate: $50T Realised Price : $55

    'HOBART' type 3(ii) - code "A", very fine strike on 1d Pictorial. Rated RRRR

     

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