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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 98
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $600

    1858-1911 range of covers/pieces 1858 inwards London Launceston via Marseilles, 1859 cover with 4d Chalon and 1882 front with 2d with 'TOO LATE' in black, 1903 'LATE LETTER', 1908 PPC Zeehan to Hobart mss. 'Not Known', few deficiently paid covers, front with 'INSUFFICIENTLY/STAMPED', 1899 GB to Burnie 'ADVERTISED/ BUT UNCLAIMED', also 1903 piece 'DETAINED FOR/FUMIGATION.' and 2d strip with 'REFUSED' struck twice (16 items)

     

    Lot 99
    Estimate: $1,000

    1870 and 1871 two entire Letter Bills intended for Green Ponds handstamp 'MISSENT-TO/HOBART TOWN' in red and black respectively. The only other known examples are fragments, making this the only known complete 'pair'. Ex McNamee and Reid. [Previously sold in our October 2004 where the pair realised AU$1550+}

     

    Lot 100
    Estimate: $200

    1885 (12 Jan) cover to England bearing Revenue 6d Mauve Platypus, SG F28 pair, tied by Hobart duplex, arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 101
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1892 (12 Mar) 1d Postal Card used Hobart to New Norfolk but returned showing previously unrecorded boxed cachet in pink (similar #156) numbered '1' to '15' with 'NOT KNOWN.' at top, 'LETTER CARRIERS NUMBERS.' and 'INITIALS OF LETTER CARRIERS, HOBART' at sides. Ex Groom. [Previously sold in our October 1989 sale where it realised AU$462]

     

    Lot 102
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

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

     

    Lot 103
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    c.1895 inwards use of G.B. d Wrapper 'The Bank of Australasia' to Hobart with hexagonal 'T/5/L', oval '(mss. 1).D/MORE TO PAY' in black, minor faults

     

    Lot 104
    Estimate: $200

    1896 (30 Oct) cover London to Hobart bearing 1d and 2d pair, endorsed in red 'Does not appear/to be for the undersigned/H. Oliver /Lansdowne Street', handstamped in black 'ADVERTISED/BUT UNCLAIMED', backstamped Hobart 5.12.96, 15 space table in red, initialled in three spaces, DLO (Apr 1897) cachet in red, bilingual 'Received in damaged condition in/the Returned Letter Office, London' framed cachet in violet

     

    Lot 105
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $120

    1897 (25 Feb) cover to Hamilton bearing 2d Sideface tied by '56' of Macquarie Plains, datestamp along, mss. 'Too Late' at top left, minor blemishes. Ex Ingles

     

    Lot 106
    Estimate: $350

    1898 (16 Oct) incoming use of Mexico 2c Postal Card uprated 1c from Monterey to Launceston, Nuevo Laredo and New York transits, Launceston arrival. Extraordinary origin/destination

     

    Lot 107
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $300

    1899 (16 Sep) stampless cover used at Hobart endorsed 'Printed matter' showing '1d/POSTAGE PAID' (#131) and 'CANNOT-BE/FOUND' in black (#S36 - very rare), reverse with fine strike of 'NOT KNOWN' 16 space table in red (#156) filled in to 13 spaces and double oval 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE' cachet in blue, central filing crease not detracting

     

    Lot 108
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

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

     

    Lot 109
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $135

    1901 (24 Apr) registered 'Tatts' cover Oxford Street to Hobart bearing 1d pair, oval registered detailed handstamp, endorsed 'Contains/Coin H)' and 'OR 1/2 To Pay' in violet, Sydney and Hobart backstamps. Ex Tinsley

     

    Lot 110
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1904 (22 Mar) use from Hobart to Malta of 2d Lettercard (H&G 4) with view 'LAUNCESTON', Port Said and Suez transit and oval Valletta arrival datestamps, small stain

     

    Lot 111
    Estimate: $250

    1904 (May) cover New Zealand to Hobart showing on reverse fair strike of 'NOT KNOWN' table in red (#156) expanded for 16 to 22 spaces, and filled in to 17 spaces. Scarce. Ex Groom, Askeland, Reid [Sold in our July 1992 sale where it realised AU$352]

      

    Lot 112
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $280

    1904 (8 Dec) advertising cover for 'J.J. Wheeler & Son,/Wine Merchants,.../Hairdressers and Tobacconists', registered from East Seymour (Vic) to Hobart per the 'Loongana', sealed with tape at top and showing four strikes of rare 'RECEIVED TORN' (#S49, late date listed 20/8/04). Ex Groom

     

    Lot 113
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1905 (21 Jul) PPC used locally at Hobart bearing Pictorial d and 1d, the latter additionally tied by framed 'POSTED OUT/OF COURSE' in black (38x17mm - similar to type #149). Scarce

     

    Lot 114
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1906 (14 Feb) use of 2d Lettercard on grey stock (H&G 4a) with view 'RIVER DERWENT, NEW NORFOLK', used Hobart to India, Tuticorn and Lahore datestamps. Attractive

     

    Lot 115
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $220

    1906 (7 Mar) cover to Hobart bearing Pictorial 1d and 2d cancelled by 'T.M.L. RY No. 3' datestamps, framed 'UNCLAIMED' in black below, reverse with fair strike of 'NOT KNOWN' table in violet (#156) expanded from 16 to 22 spaces, and filled in to 15 spaces. Scarce

     

    Lot 116
    Estimate: $100

    1906 (Sep) used of KEVII 1d Postal Card used to Sweden uprated with d Pictorial tied by Moriarty Road and Latrobe datestamps alongside

     

    Lot 117
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $120

    1907 (Sep) cover (spiked) used Melbourne to Hobart cover, damaged in transit, fine handstruck framed 'RECEIVED TORN AT G.P.O.' (unlisted type) on selvedge, Hobart backstamp

     

    Lot 118
    Estimate: $250

    1907 (3 Oct) cover (225x100mm) used Ballyrogan (Vic) to Hobart, damaged in transit, in addition to being underpaid, oval 'T4D.' Due 1902 4d affixed and tied by Hobart cds, fair/fine handstruck framed 'RECEIVED TORN AT G.P.O.' (unlisted type) on selvedge

     

    Lot 119
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1908 (9 Oct) cover Launceston to Campbell Town, endorsed 'Invoice only', flap not sealed, bearing Pictorial 1d, framed 'POSTED OUT/OF COURSE' (sides worn), small faults. Scarce

     

    Lot 120
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $360

    1910 (9 Aug) coloured PPC used from Switzerland to Hobart endorsed 'Printed matter' with fair strike of 'NOT KNOWN' framed 36 space table in violet, with three spaces filled, slight soiling. Very scarce

     

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