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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 95
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    Estimate: $450T Purchase Price : $397

    1840 (11 Jul) inwards entire from Tamworth, England to Hobart Town with London Paid and Ship Letter transit datestamps, rated '1/-' for ship letter rate, and backstamped boxed 'SHIP LETTER' datestamp (25 NO 25/1840) at Hobart. Rated '8'(d) in black for 4d inwards ship letter charge and 4d inland postage for 22 miles to Richmond. Subsequently redirected to Melbourne, receiving the Hobart 'PAID' semi-circle dated 29DE29/1840, and rated '8'(d) in red for return postage to Hobart and 4d ship letter rate to Melbourne (arrival backstamp JA 6/1841). The latest recorded date of the Hobart 'PAID' marking in black (after 1840 always struck in red). Very fine other than for minor peripheral wear

     

    Lot 96
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    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $340

    1855 (14 Sep) outer from Launceston to Hobart with Watermark Large Star 4d Deep Blue (good to large margins all round) tied by '60' numeral, with diamond 'PRE-PAID' despatch ds in red, and lozenge 'PRE-PAID' arrival ds in red also tying adhesive. Filing folds, otherwise very fine. Ex Sato and an early usage

     

    Lot 97
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    Estimate: $200T Purchase Price : $175

    1855 (21 Nov) outer to Hobart with 4d Deep Blue Watermark Large Star (touched at foot, good to large margins other sides) tied by crisp strike of Launceston '60 numeral, with diamond 'PRE-PAID' despatch ds, and lozenge 'PRE-PAID' arrival ds, both in red. Light vertical and horizontal filing folds, otherwise very fine and attractive

     

    Lot 98
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    Estimate: $1,000T Purchase Price : $874

    'Votes and Proceedings of The Legislative Council' Nos 1-31 (7 Sep - 28 Oct 1858), the reverse of the final page being used as the outer wrapper for addressing from Hobart to Launceston. Franked with 1858 1/- pair (somewhat oxidised) tied by '61' Barred Numeral, with 'PRE-PAID/9OC29/1858' cds in red, and boxed 'PRE-PAID' arrival ds in red for the following day. The 2/- franking represents 4 x 6d per 4 oz. printed matter rate. The lot includes the whole of the 'Votes' as posted. A 1/- Imperf pair is a very scarce franking, let alone for a heavy printed matter rate a remarkable survivor

     

    Lot 99
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    Estimate: $450T Purchase Price : $397

    1864 (22 Oct) envelope to Secunderabad, India, franked 1868 6d Dull Lilac (cut into at top and touched at left) tied by fine strike of Launceston '52' numeral, and with diamond despatch ds in red. With boxed 'BOMBAY/Bearing 2 Annas' handstamp, Bombay transit cds in red (on reverse) and Secunderabad arrival cds. Small faults on reverse, but of fine appearance

     

    Lot 100
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    Estimate: $180T Purchase Price : $158

    1891 (20 Feb) registered 1d STO wrapper for 'The Federal Australian Philatelist' with printed 'BOOK POST' at upper left used to Brazil, cancelled Hobart Duplex and with chamfered boxed 'REGISTERED/No/2524' in red, with double circle 'MONTCENIS A MACON/A' ds (26 AVRIL 91) and 'CORREIOS/ALAGOIS double circle backstamp, 28 MAIO 91. Reduced at both ends (probably removing additional adhesive(s)), and some soiling, but a remarkable destination

     

    Lot 101
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    Estimate: $110T Realised Price : $95

    1895 (11 Oct) 'On Public Service Only' printed wrapper with 'LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL' frank cancelled Hobart duplex, and with circular 'TASMANIA/OFFICIAL/PAID' in black (the earlier of the two recorded examples in this colour); and 1900 (18 Jun) cardboard part front of container endorsed 'Photographs Only' with Hobart cds and circular 'TASMANIA/OFFICIAL/PAID' in magenta (2)

     

    Lot 102
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    Estimate: $180T Realised Price : $135

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '59' (Launceston) superb strike on 1861 (11 Jan) consignee's letter from Melbourne, diamond 'SHIP-LETTER INWARDS FREE backstamp in red, 14JA14 1861. Horizontal filing crease and a few minor stains. Ex Ross Jones, and believed to be the only example of the '59' numeral not used as a canceller

     

    Lot 103
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    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '62' (Hobart) large part strike in red on 6d Dull Slate-grey (SG 44, just touched at right). Rated RRRR and the only recorded example in this colour

     

    Lot 104
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    Estimate: $25 Purchase Price : $21

    Second Allocation Numerals: '229' (Norfolk Bay) on 1d Sideface, rated RRR

     

    Lot 105
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    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $160

    Too Late: 1859 (8 Jan) cover from Launceston to Carrick with 4d Blue (SG 37, cut into two sides) tied by indecipherable numeral, faint 'PRE-PAID' diamond ds and straight-line 'TOO-LATE'. Missing flap, otherwise good and the earliest recorded date for the diamond ds; and 1882 (16 Oct) cover from Launceston to Longford with 2d Sideface cancelled Duplex code S, posted after 4.00pm and too late for the Longford mail, and struck with italic 'TOO.LATE', some soiling but scarce (2 covers)

      

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