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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 241
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $90

    1841-54 stampless entires comprising 1841 Melbourne to Liverpool with 'MELBOURNE/PAID' in red, 1842 Geelong to Melbourne with framed 'PAID AT/GEELONG' with 'MELBOURNE/ NEW.S.WALES' backstamp, 1854 Geelong to Williamstown with 'PAID/GEELONG' in red, Geelong, Melbourne and Williamstown backstamps, mixed condition (3 items)

     

    Lot 242
    Estimate: $500

    1855 (9 Mar) cover Ballarat to Scotland 'per James Bai(n)' bearing 'Woodblock' 6d (2) tied by barred oval, handstruck '6', mss. 'Missent to Bonar Bridge' in red with 'Bridge' on adhesives, various backstamps, minor soiling. This cover was carried on the inaugural sailing under the mail contract as P&O and GSS Co. ships were requisitioned for the Crimean War

     

    Lot 243
    Estimate: $300T

    1855 (9 Jul) entire letter Geelong to Scotland endorsed 'P 'Blanche Moore' @ Galle/thence overland via Marseilles' bearing 2d 'QonT' pair and 1/- 'Octagonal', filing creases, soiling. Rare 1/4d per ˝oz rate

     

    Lot 244
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $340

    1855 (26 Aug) cover Geelong to England 'per 'Lightning' ' bearing 'Woodblock' 6d with huge margins, Liverpool Packet, handstruck '1' in red, minor stain on reverse

     

    Lot 245
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    1857-91 group comprising 1857 entire Melbourne to UK bearing 'Woodblock' 6d rouletted, SG 53; 1886 Poowong to Dublin bearing 3d Yellow-Orange pair, SG 308; 1891 'Edward Waters Patent & Trade Marks Office' envelope bearing 1d paying rate for unsealed circular to London, redirected in London, very fine crowned 'R.' indicating no redirection fee required, generally fair condition (3 covers)

     

    Lot 246
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $260

    1857 (22 Jul) entire letter Geelong to England endorsed 'Columbian', bearing 'Woodblock' 6d pair (scissor cut between), close to huge margins neatly cancelled '2', transit backstamps, 'Paid' datestamp in red on arrival

     

    Lot 247
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1859 entire letter Melbourne to Kyneton bearing perforated 'Emblem' 4d, SG 85; 1861 Geelong to Ireland bearing 6d 'QonT' and 4d 'Beaded Oval' (scissor cut); 1873 Melbourne to Ireland bearing 1/- (torn) and 3d, minor faults (3 covers)

     

    Lot 248
    Estimate: $1,500

    1861 (23 Jul) reg'd cover Epsom to Locarno bearing perforated 1/- Octagonal pair and 'Woodblock' 6d Black strip of three [equal record multiple], various instructional and transit markings on both sides, flap faults. Ex Purves, Kellow

     

    Lot 249
    Estimate: $1,000

    1862 (25 Apr) cover Melbourne to Canada 'per 'Bombay' bearing 'Woodblock' perforated 2/- pair and 4d Beaded Oval, mss. '1/8' and '2/4', London transit and Quebec arrival backstamp, cover faults, still an attractive treble rate example

     

    Lot 250
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $220

    1865 (25 Feb) underpaid inwards cover Manchester to Melbourne via Marseilles bearing 4d and 6d, on arrival handstamped 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE (mss. 10)/FINE_____(mss.6)', endorsement 'To be left at the Post Office 'unctil' (sic)/called for', re-addressed to Heathcote, where further mss. '1/4' applied and crossed-out, '1/8' mss./MORE TO PAY' in blue oval applied and mss. 'Paid', backstamps of London, Melbourne and Heathcote

     

    Lot 251
    Estimate: $300

    1869 (21 Sep) opened-out cover Melbourne to Clunes bearing 'Laureated' 2d, weak strikes of framed 'UNCLAIMED/AT CLUNES' in black and 'DEAD LETTER BRANCH/ REGISTERED' in red, mss. details in red, arrival backstamp and DLO datestamp in green

     

    Lot 252
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1870 (16 Jul) cover Richmond to New Brunswick endorsed 'Via Marseilles/By travelling post' bearing 'Laureated' 6d and 2d De La Rue, tied by '71' duplex, London 'Paid' in red, Melbourne, Fredericton and Gage Town backstamps

     

    Lot 253
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    1880-1900 covers, mainly to UK, incl very scarce 1890 4d rate (bearing scarce 4d single); 1898 reg'd to USA bearing 1˝d Green (5) and ˝d; 1888 front with 6d (3) tied by English Mail TPO duplexes; 1900 reg'd franked 1/- + 6d; 1884 use at Melbourne of Hibernian-Australasian Catholic Benefit Society illustrated cover, etc (23)

     

    Lot 254
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    1883 (20 Feb) envelope (225x96mm, two folds) to Rome from Italian Consulate bearing 1873-87 Perf 12 'Bell' 1/- (2) and 'Naish' 2d (2) paying 1˝-2oz letter rate

     

    Lot 255
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1888 (17 Aug) cover Melbourne to Cambridge (New Brunswick) bearing 1d Green pair and 6d Blue tied by BN '71' duplexes of Richmond, endorsed 'Per Cuzco De/Via Southampton', Melbourne and London backstamps. Attractive bicolour franking to an interesting destination

     

    Lot 256
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1895 (10 Jul) cover to St. Kilda bearing 2d tied by BN 'M50' (1050) duplex of 'Wickliffe Road Stn' in blue. Attractive

     

    Lot 257
    Estimate: $80T Realised Price : $80

    1901-12 mail including 1901 to USA (faults) bearing 1d Olive strip of five, 1902 ˝d rate, two semi-official 'Garden State' postcards, etc (15)

     

    Lot 258
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1908 Semi-Official American Fleet postcard 'Princes Bridge' bearing 1d used to Sweden, underpaid by ˝d, 'T/10c' in black octagon, straight-line 'Lösen...(mss.8)... örs' in violet

     

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