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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 221
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $600

    1824 (22 Sep) entire letter to London showing small oval-framed 'HOBART TOWN/V.D.L.' with step-type 'SHIP LETTER/DOVER' mainly fine in black on the flap, the earliest example listed by Campbell. Attractive. Ex Tinsley

     

    Lot 222
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $625

    1833 (14 Apr) entire letter to Campbell Town showing oval undated 'LAUNCESTON', very good for this, with manuscript '8', rare in this condition and a fine example. Ex Tinsley

     

    Lot 223
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1838-53 entires/covers selection with 1838 crowned-oval 'HOBART TOWN/VDL', curved framed 'PAID' datestamp (2 types), large crowned-oval 'GENERAL POST OFFICE/HOBART TOWN/VDL', and Launceston datestamp, also showing Ship Letter handstamp of London (3) or Deal, mostly fine (5). Ex Tinsley

     

    Lot 224
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $725

    1844-57 entires/covers selection with 'FREE' datestamp Campbell type 3 (22 Mar.44 - latest date listed), type 5 (two varieties - Jul.49 and Sep.54) and type 7 (in red - 22 Oct.57); also showing type 6a, and in black (31 Aug.85), other handstamp including boxed 'CAMPTOWN' datestamp in black, and 1885 Launceston duplex, also 1889 'Receipt for Road Rate' showing 'LAUNCESTON/FREE/TASMANIA' very fine datestamp, fine or better (6 items). Ex Tinsley

     

    Lot 225
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $1,100

    1854 (27 Mar) large part front bearing 1d Pale 'Greyish' Blue early state with very irregular margins three sides (cut-into at left and right top) locally used from Launceston, neatly tied by '59' handstamp and showing fine 'unpaid' time c.d.s., most unusual. Ex Sebastian Earl, Tinsley

     

    Lot 226
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1854 (8 Sep) entire bearing 4d Orange intermediate state (cut-to-shape - slightly toned by gum) from Hobart to Riccarton near Campbell Town, tied by numeral '64' and showing 'CAMPTOWN' boxed datestamp adjacent. Ex Tinsley

     

    Lot 227
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $625

    1858-69 entires (2, one with side flaps removed) and covers (2), two bearing 4d Orange and showing 'PRE-PAID' datestamp of Hobart (one also showing similar datestamp of Launceston on arrival), two bearing 1d adhesives for local-rate letters, showing boxed 'PRE-PAID/time' datestamp of Hobart for '4 O.CLOCK' and '1 O.CLOCK' (4 items). Ex Tinsley

     

    Lot 228
    Estimate: $500T

    1898 (20 May) use of 3d Registered Envelope to USA uprated with Sideface 4d Buff and 2d on 9d, tied by Hobart code H duplex, blue handstamped registration, backstamps of San Francisco (oval) and Camden

     

    Lot 229
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $500

    1904 (16 Nov) use of 1d Postal Card from Launceston to 'Kent Island', with handstruck 'POSTED OUT/OF COURSE' within parallel lines. Rare

     

    Lot 230
    Estimate: $80

    1907 (29 Aug) coloured PPC with white and black cockatoos bearing 1d on 5d, used Scottsdale to South Africa, arrival datestamps. Very attractive 'Bird' card

     

    Lot 231
    Estimate: $100

    Cancellations: Second Allocation '102' of Upper Nile on 1d Sideface. RRR

     

    Lot 232
    Estimate: $100

    Cancellations: Second Allocation '326 of Mill's Reef on 1d Sideface pair. RRR

     

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