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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 467
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    1842 (28 Nov) entire letter from well-known and significant 'Bunbury' correspondence written at Williamstown and addressed to Malta for delivery via London, endorsed 'paid 1/-/via Falmouth' for final leg, fine strikes of 'MELBOURNE/NEW.S.WALES' datestamp and 'SHIP-LETTER' on reverse

     

    Lot 468
    Estimate: $250T

    1862 (25 Apr) cover London to Ballarat via Marseilles bearing attractive franking of line-engraved 2d and 1d and surface-printed 6d (wing margin overlaps cover), showing rare endorsement 'Via Queen's Cliff', backstamped Melbourne and Ballarat

     

    Lot 469
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $130

    1880 (21 Sep) cover Melbourne to Paris, endorsed 'Per John Elder' bearing 6d, 4d and d, various French datestamps on both sides, where undelivered, 'D L O/UDC28/80/VICTORIA' cds in green on reverse, roughly handled in transit, still an attractive three-colour franking

     

    Lot 470
    Estimate: $300

    1884 (7 Aug) cover Hamilton to Warnambool bearing Stamp Duty 1d Brown pair tied by '476' duplex, transit (Kerang) and arrival backstamp, minor faults. Scarce

     

    Lot 471
    Estimate: $300T

    1885 (20 May) cover (little soiled) to U.K. bearing rare franking of Postal Fiscal 1/- Blue on yellow for double rate, tied by Melbourne duplex, backstamped on arrival

     

    Lot 472
    Estimate: $300T

    1900 (26 Jun) registered cover-front to New Zealand bearing 3d Olive and 1900 2d Charity superbly tied by Brunswick datestamps

     

    Lot 473
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $80

    1911 (1 Jun) cover to Sweden bearing d Green strip of five tied by Melbourne cancel, re-addressed on arrival, backstamps of Gotrborg. Attractive oz rate cover

     

    Lot 474
    Estimate: $500T

    1913 (25 Jan) linen-backed envelope (250 x 115mm) to U.S. bearing Victoria 6d (2) and N.S.W. d tied by Sydney cds, representing quintuple (2-2oz) Foreign letter rate. Rare and valid commercial use of combination State stamps in Kangaroo era

     

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