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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, THE BERNIE MANNING COLLECTION OF 1818-1856 POSTAL HISTORY, MAIL TO OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS

    Lot 208
    Estimate: $800

    1833 entire Hobart Town to London, rated '3d' in red, framed 'SHIP LETTER/MARGATE' in black on reverse, arriving 9th Dec 1833

     

    Lot 209
    Estimate: $2,500

    1834 (July) entire Port Arthur to London, endorsed 'Paid 5d', '5' and 'Country'. The closest post office to Port Arthur then was Sorell, which was 14 miles from Hobart Town, therefore the rate was 2d for inland coneyance + 3d Ship Letter. The 'Country' endorsement was to show that the letter had not originated in Hobart Town and been treated as a double or triple letter

     

    Lot 210
    Estimate: $500

    1837 (7th Feb) entire Hobart Town to London 'Per "Thomas Laurie"', rated '1/5' in red paid at Hobart, UK rate '2/4' being triple rate letter and 2/- inland to London, framed 'INDIA LETTER/MARGATE'

     

    Lot 211
    Estimate: $1,500

    1838 (3rd Feb) large part of entire 'Per "Glenbervie" to London, superb strike of '(crown) HOBART TOWN/VDL' type I handstamp in black, various mss. ratings, reverse with framed 'INDIA LETTER/ DOVER' in red

     

    Lot 212
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1840 (3rd Mar) entire letter headed 'Greenponds' to England with segemented-circle 'PAID/3 AP 3/1840' type 2 handstamp in black, various mss. rates, fair strike of framed 'INDIA LETTER/DARTMOUTH' on reverse

     

    Lot 213
    Estimate: $1,500

    1840 (8th Sep) entire letter Hobart to London via Sydney, with oval '(crown)/GENERAL POST OFFICE/HOBARTTOWN/VDL' type 2 handstamp in black, rated '8'. Fine and scarce strike

     

    Lot 214
    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $900

    1840 (30th Oct) entire letter to Calcutta endorsed 'per ship "Sovereign"/from Launceston, fine strike of '(crown)/GENERAL POST OFFCE/HOBART TOWN/VDL' type 2 handstamp in black, reverse with framed 'BOMBAY/SHIP LETTER/1841 JAN', etc

     

    Lot 215
    Estimate: $1,200

    1840 (5th Dec) entire letter to London endorsed 'p Emu', mss. '4' and '8', latest recorded use of '(crown)/GENERAL POST OFFCE/HOBART TOWN/VDL' type 2 handstamp in black, reverse with straight-line 'SHIP LETTER' and arrival cds in red

     

    Lot 216
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    1850 (Feb) cover to California from Port Sorrell, endorsed 'Paid' and 'Per Swan', mss. '5', reverse with Launceston transit backstamp. Rare destination

     

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