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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, THE BERNIE MANNING COLLECTION OF 1818-1856 POSTAL HISTORY, LAUNCESTON

    Lot 168
    Estimate: $2,000

    1831 (31st Mar) entire to Campbell Town with very fine strike of 'LAUNCESTON' type 2 handstamp

     

    Lot 169
    Estimate: $1,750

    1832 (21st Aug) entire letter Launceston to Campbell Town showing 'LAUNCESTON' type 2 handstamp, rated '7d' under the 1832 Act for the 41 miles to Campbell Town

     

    Lot 170
    Estimate: $800

    1843 (30th May) entire letter Hobart to Launceston, mss. '4', fine strike of 'PAID/30MY30/1843' in red oval, being the second earliest date of use. Fine

     

    Lot 171
    Estimate: $1,200

    1845 entire letter to Westbury, endorsed 'Sept 6 from Launceston', mss. '4', being the only known endorsement prior to the issue of the handstamp

     

    Lot 172
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    1845 (6th Nov) entire letter used at Launceston, mss. '4' (double rate) with fine strike of '1.O.CLOCK' datestamp in black

     

    Lot 173
    Estimate: $500

    1846 (17th Dec) entire letter from Melbourne 'per Swan', mss. '4' with superb double-circled 'LAUNCESTON/21DE21/1846' type I handstamp in black. Early use

     

    Lot 174
    Estimate: $600

    1851 (15th Mar) 'Bank of Australasia' advice used at Launceston, mss. '2' and fine strike '4.O.CLOCK' in black [scarce time]

     

    Lot 175
    Estimate: $700 Realised Price : $600

    1853 (28th July entire letter used at Launceston, mss. '2' and 'Paid' fine strike '4.O.CLOCK/PAID' handstamp in red. The latest recorded usage of this handstamp [scarce time]

     

    Lot 176
    Estimate: $700 Realised Price : $600

    1853 (29th Jul) entire letter used at Launceston, mss. '2' and fine strike of the '10.O.CLOCK/PAID' handstamp in red, being the earliest recorded of the four known examples

     

    Lot 177
    Estimate: $700

    1853 (30th Sep) entire letter used at Launceston, mss. '2' and 'Paid', fine strike of the '10.O.CLOCK/PAID' handstamp in red, being the latest date of the four known examples

     

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