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    Lot 671
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    1855 (4 May) entire letter used at Melbourne to Government House with framed 'DETAINED FOR/(2 in mss.) POSTAGE' in red, backstamp in black


    Lot 672
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,200

    1857 (26 Oct) inwards entire letter Liverpool to Melbourne endorsed 'Consignee per 'Herald'' with superb strike framed 'DETAINED ON/BOARD OF SHIP' applied in red, mss. '2' for delivery and Ship Letter arrival backstamp.


    Lot 673
    Estimate: $700

    1859 (12 Dec) cover to Edinburgh endorsed 'Via Marseilles' and on reverse 'Indigo' bearing 6d QonT cancelled by ink 'squiggle' due to allocated BN '230' being lost, cover underpaid and double-oval 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/VIA MARSEILLES' in red and despatched by the Southampton route


    Lot 674
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    1861 (25 Oct) underpaid entire letter Melbourne to France bearing Beaded Ovals 3d and 6d, underpaying oz rate by 1d, framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/VIA THE/UNITED KINGDOM' applied in red, manuscript '10' and '5' (decimes) collected from the address, transit and arrival backstamps


    Lot 675
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $340

    1862 (25 Apr) inwards entire letter London to Melbourne bearing 2d (2), 1d and 4d paying 9d via Marseilles rate, undelivered in arrival in Melbourne and unframed 'ADVERTISED/ AND/UNCLAIMED' in black and 'L.C.' datestamp, arrival backstamp


    Lot 676
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $600

    1867 (27 May) underpaid cover Maldon to Switzerland via France bearing Laureated 6d tied by BN '60', framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY/PAID' in red and mss. '100' in red ink twice, diamond 'GB/1F62 4/10c' accountancy handstamp in red, transit and arrival datestamps


    Lot 677
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $3,400

    1867 (28 Oct) underpaid entire letter Sandhurst to Scotland bearing Laureated 6d underpaying oz rate by 4d, 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/VIA MARSEILLES' applied within black oval and sent by the long sea route, transit and arrival backstamps. Only two examples of this handstamp are recorded


    Lot 678
    Estimate: $300

    1885 (10 Jun) stampless mourning cover Melbourne to New Zealand, handstamped in black 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE 2D/FINE...2D}4D', Christchurch backstamp


    Lot 679
    Estimate: $500

    1891 (1 Oct) use of 2d Post Card from Melbourne to Germany on the first day of Victoria's membership of the U.P.U., overpaying the post card rate by d, the handstamp 'T' within oval scored through. Fine and rare


    Lot 680
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    1899 (Dec) printed 'BANK OF AUSTRALASIA' to New Zealand, endorsed 'Per 'Zealandia'' bearing 6d and 4d tied in transit by 'HOBART DE 30/1899' datestamps, framed 'LATE FEE' in violet and Dunedin arrival backstamp


    Lot 681
    Estimate: $500

    1910 (27 May) use of illustrated The Australian Widow's Fund Life cover (minor blemishes) Melbourne to New Zealand showing very fine strike of rare machine 'PAID 1D' cancellation, backstamped Collingwood (N.Z.)


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