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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 407
    Estimate: $1,000

    1853 (12 Jan) regd stampless entire to Auckland endorsed 'pr Royal Shepherdess', handstamped in red 'REGISTERED AT/MELBOURNE' and 'PAID/(crown)/JA12/53', manuscript 'Paid', rated '3' and '2', Auckland arrival in black, minor blemishes on reverse

     

    Lot 408
    Estimate: $150

    1854 (Jun) stampless entire letter headed 'Creswick's Creek' addressed to PMG at Melbourne, posted from Ballarat where this and Melbourne datestamp applied, Butterfly '14' in red on face. The letter enquires '... the whereabouts of two registered letters'

     

    Lot 409
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $70

    1856 (3 Jun) envelope to Hobart with Woodblock 6d (clear to large margins) tied by BN '1' with fair Hobart 'SHIP LETTER INWARDS FREE' on face, and fine diamond for Launceston on reverse

     

    Lot 410
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $320

    1857 (12 Nov) cover Melbourne to London bearing Serrated roulette 18-19 6d Orange-Yellow, SG 60 endorsed 'Per Overland Mail/per 'City of Sydney at left, minor blemishes. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 411
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1858 (30 Aug) registered flapless cover to County Fermanagh bearing Half-length 3d pair tied by BN '49', framed 'PAID AT/HEATHCOTE' in black and backstamped, rated 'd6' handstamp and London registered handstamp, some soiling

     

    Lot 412
    Estimate: $400

    1860 (23 Jun) registered cover to Locarno bearing 1/- Octagonal perf pair (faults), 4d 'Beaded Oval' and 2d 'Emblem' rouletted on laid paper tied by BN '7' of Creswick, small 'REGISTERED/MELBOURNE' datestamp in red, rated '6' and '1/-' datestamps of London, Calais, Basel, Locarno and other markings. Attractive combination

     

    Lot 413
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $110

    1861 (8 Feb) registered cover to Geelong bearing perf 1/- Octagonal, 'Emblem' 2d rouletted (2) tied by BN '40' of Echuca with oval backstamp (earliest recorded date), small 'MELBOURNE' (2) in red and 'GEELONG/REGISTERED' in black datestamps

     

    Lot 414
    Estimate: $150

    1863 (21 Mar) registered cover to England bearing 1/- perf Octagonal and 6d Black (damaged) tied by BN '3', '(crown)/ REGISTERED' in arc, 'REGISTERED/CASTLEMAINE' and 'MELBOURNE' datestamps in red, arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 415
    Estimate: $150

    1868 (Jun) registered cover Rochester to Sandhurst (backstamps) bearing Laureated 6d with pre-printing paper fold and 2d cancelled by light BN, minor flap fault

     

    Lot 416
    Estimate: $750

    1871 (19 Jun) cover Melbourne to London bearing Laureated 6d (3, one folded over) and De La Rue 2d (4) paying the short-lived double 1/1d rate, arrival datestamp in red, few minor blemishes. Only a few double-rate covers recorded

     

    Lot 417
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $100

    1879 (21 Nob) registered 'Town Clerk's Office' flapless cover to Melbourne bearing Laureated 6d and Bell 2d pair tied by '76' duplex of St. Kilda, 'REGISTERED' handstamp in black oval and code '11' arrival datestamp. Attractive triple rate cover

     

    Lot 418
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $77

    1884 registered cover to England printed on reverse in red 'Wholesale Depot of the Australian Colonies' bearing Laureated 6d and Naish 4d tied by strikes of 'REGISTERED' within oval, arrival backstamp, faint filing crease

     

    Lot 419
    Estimate: $250

    1885 (Jul) long OHMS envelope Melbourne to Port Fairy where endorsed 'Deceased' on reverse, readdressed to Melbourne with superb DLO applied in violet, accompanying 'Return to Sender' envelope and reposted to Titles Offices with framed 'DLB/REGISTERED' in violet, minor blemishes

     

    Lot 420
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1885 (8 Sep) cover to Wellington bearing 2d tied by BN '824' duplex of Fitzroy, endorsed 'Per 'Manapouri', framed 'TOO LATE' in black, Melbourne and Wellington backstamps

     

    Lot 421
    Estimate: $300

    1890 (5 Feb) envelope (265x105mm, missing flap, minor tone) to 'The Eastern Extension Australasia and China Telegraph Company', London, scarce franking of 1886-96 1/- (2), 2d and 1d (2) tied by BN '428' paying 7 x 4d per oz rate, Flinders cds below

     

    Lot 422
    Estimate: $200

    1892 to Texas, 1898 to Idaho and 1907 to Washington bearing 2d+3d, 1d pair+2d and d+5d and cancelled by large 'R', BN '461' of Hochkirch and Melbourne respectively, minor blemishes (3 covers)

     

    Lot 423
    Estimate: $250

    c.1896 illustrated advertising Wrapper printed 'all-over' for Phillips-Ormonde & Co. used to Austria with G.B. d affixed and tied by 'F.B.' in black. Interesting and ornate

     

    Lot 424
    Estimate: $600

    1898 (Jan) unclaimed OHMS Lettersheet with printed 'CHIEF SECRETARY' Frank in black being a 'NOTICE OF OBJECTION', 'R' within circle, datestamps of Melbourne, Ascot Vale and Moonee Ponds, manuscript redirection endorsements, minor blemishes. Two examples recorded

     

    Lot 425
    Estimate: $50

    1899 (7 Feb) use of 2d rose envelope (opened-out) to Sydney uprated with 1d pair, illustrated advertising on reverse for 'Spalding-Robbins Rotary Disc Ploughs', minor blemishes

      

    Lot 426
    Estimate: $100

    1901-07 'Tatts' registered covers including two part covers with wax mailbag seals of Leigh Creek and Tawonga', 1907 bearing 1d (5) tied by 'Stock Exchange' datestamps with numerator '109' handstamped below (3 items)

     

    Lot 427
    Estimate: $100

    1904 (13 Oct) inwards B&W three view PPC from Saint Helena to Victoria bearing 1d KEVII tied by clear datestamp

     

    Lot 428
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $130

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

     

    Lot 429
    Estimate: $125

    1909 (6 Sep) stampless inwards cover from England with boxed 'LONDON AUG M.O.D.', on arrival 'M.O.OFFICE/MELBOURNE' and 'REGISTERED/MELBOURNE/2' datestamps in black

     

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