AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, POSTAL HISTORY
Realised Price : $75
1897 (17 May) cover to London bearing ½d and 2d (short corner), cancelled by 'GPO' obliterator in green with datestamp alongside, London arrival backstamp
1900 (Nov) use of ½d Postal Card (small faults) at Perth with 21mm L.C. Room datestamp missing all of date except year, showing unframed 'NOT KNOWN/BY LETTER CARRIERS'
1901 and 1902 registered covers from Perth to London and Dunedin, the former a large linen-backed cover (335 x 125mm approx, stained) franked at 2/8½d, the latter franked 9d
Realised Price : $150
1903-10 group of PPCs in colour (7) and b&w (2), mostly with ½d and/or 1d frankings, one 'VSM' stamp-type (NSW). Interesting group (10)
1903 (3 Oct) registered OHMS cover used Perth to Guildford bearing 4d tied by 'R' within oval, arrival datestamps on reverse though undelivered, two strikes of framed 'UNCLAIMED', further Guildford duplex applied, D.L.O. handstamps on reverse