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    Lot 176
    Estimate: $350T

    1849 (26 Jun) entire letter headed 'Marmalaid Creek' to Melbourne with fair strikes of framed 'PAID AT/BUNNENYONG' in red, rated '8' for carriage of 51-80 miles, backstamps of 'BUNNEYONG' and 'MELBOURNE/PORT PHILLIP'. Ex Purves


    Lot 177
    Estimate: $600T Realised Price : $460

    1849 entire letter to England, 'PAID AT/HORSHAM' struck in red and backstamped 'HORSHAM/SE24/1849/PT PHILLIP' in black (earliest recorded date), rated mss. '1/2' and corrected '11d' for carriage to Melbourne only, the 3d Ship Letter rate unpaid and '8' in black for GB private Ship Letter rate. Provenance: Ex Perry, Kelly


    Lot 178
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $280

    1851 (Feb) entire to Melbourne bearing Half-length 2d Fourth state "vertical drapes", SG 16b [28], cancelled by indinstinct Butterfly '22', part backstamp of Bunnenyong and 'MELBOURNE/PORT PHILLIP'


    Lot 179
    Estimate: $500T

    1855 (Nov) entire to Edinburgh endorsed 'Pr Mail Ship "John Baines"' bearing Half-length 3d pair, SG 31, right unit touched at top, rated '5' in manuscript, 'AUSTRALIAN PACKET/LIVERPOOL' datestamp in red, minor filing creases


    Lot 180
    Estimate: $350T

    1856 (27 Oct) large part entire Melbourne to Ballarat bearing Half-length 1d SG 27b and 3d SG 31c tied by barred '1', arrival backstamp. Attractive two colour franking paying inland letter rate


    Lot 181
    Estimate: $500T

    1858 (15 May) entire letter Melbourne to U.K bearing Half-length 3d Bright Blue, SG29a, cut-into at top + 6d "Woodblock" large margins tied by barred '1', Melbourne Ship Letter handstamp in red, arrival backstamp. Attractive example of oz via Marseilles rate


    Lot 182
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1865 (26 Jul) cover to Scotland endorsed 'Via Marseilles' bearing 6d and 4d tied by Melbourne duplex, Glasgow arrival backstamp


    Lot 183
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    1866 (28 Oct) entire letter to France (in French) originally stamped but subsequently lost, with Victoria framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY/PAID' applied together with Anglo-French diamond Accountancy marking, French '10' (centimes) tax mark applied on arrival


    Lot 184
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $300

    1880 (2 Feb) illustrated cover (crease) Italy to historic "Fortuna Villa", Sandhurst, underpaid in bearing 20c pair, with Victoria oval '10D/MORE TO PAY' (2) applied, backstamped Brindisi, Melbourne, Sandhurst


    Lot 185
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1891 (30 Jul) underpaid cover Rutherglen to Melbourne, bearing 1d Orange-Brown/Pink pair (scarce on cover). Manuscript '1 def/1 fine}2' and 'T2d to pay', with poor 'T in oval' struck twice, paid by 2d Pale Blue and Brown-Lake SG D3, cancelled by early use of boxed 'L.C.2 JL 31/91'. An attractive early postage due cover


    Lot 186
    Estimate: $150T

    1906 (21 Apr) official cover to London, bearing scarce franking of 2d punctured 'OS' pair tied by Melbourne cds


    Lot 187
    Estimate: $200T

    1911 (15 Sep) registered cover (Denyer Bros Hospital & Physician Supplies handstamp on reverse) to U.S., 3d and 2d tied by Registered Melbourne cds and 'REGISTERED' handstamp, scarce early G.P.O. Melbourne black label


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