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    THE GUY LINFIELD VICTORIA 1839-1913, POSTAL HISTORY, INSTRUCTIONAL MARKINGS

    Lot 400
    Estimate: $750T

    Advertised and Unclaimed: 1855 (17 Feb) somewhat fragile inwards cover G.B. to Geelong bearing 6d Embossed, mss. 'To be left till called for' at base, in red '(A)DVERTISED/AND/UNCLAIMED' and very fine strike double-circle 'ADVERTISED UNCLAIMED/GEELONG' in black, Geelong handstamps on back

     

    Lot 401
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $420

    Advertised and Unclaimed: 1856 (14 May) cover (opened out) Adelaide to Melbourne 'P White Swan' bearing Imperf 6d Blue (SG 3), on front 'L.C./MY 17./1856' in red oval and very fine unframed 'ADVERTISED/AND/UNCLAIMED' in black

     

    Lot 402
    Estimate: $300T

    Advertised and Unclaimed: 1854 (3 Mar) Melbourne locale envelope showing fine strike of very scarce 'ADVERTISED/AND/UNCLAIMED' in red, partial Paid Melbourne datestamp and Butterfly '14' in red of Dead Letter Office on front

     

    Lot 403
    Estimate: $400T

    Deficient: 1858 (15 May) envelope to UK 'Via Marseilles' franked with cut-to-shape 1/- Octagonal pair, showing red double-oval 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID VIA MARSEILLES'

     

    Lot 404
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    Deficient: 1861 (24 Aug) cover Melbourne to Scotland bearing 6d Beaded Oval, good strike of framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/VIA MARSEILLES' in red

     

    Lot 405
    Estimate: $1,250T Realised Price : $1,300

    Deficient: 1863 and 1866 covers Melbourne to UK bearing 6d Adapted with framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/VIA MARSEILLES' in red or most unusually in black respectively, being different formats of the handstamp. A fine and rare duo

     

    Lot 406
    Estimate: $600T Realised Price : $1,050

    Deficient: 1878 (21 Feb) cover Melbourne to England bearing 6d Blue, very fine framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/VIA BRINDISI' in black, hence despatched by the long sea route, Kent 15.4.78 arrival backstamp. A rare marking

     

    Lot 407
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    Detained for Postage: 1855 (13 Dec) cover (missing portion of reverse, slight faults) Ballarat to Melbourne showing portion of barred oval where a stamp apparently fell off, endorsed 'Detd for postage' in red and Queen-on-Throne 2d (4 margins) cancelled with Barred Oval '24'

     

    Lot 408
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    Detained for Postage: 1862 (17 Jan) cover Melbourne to Geelong bearing 6d Beaded Oval, underpaying double inland rate by 2d, framed 'DETAINED FOR (mss.2d)/ ADDITIONAL POSTAGE' in red with defaced when 2d Emblem was affixed and tied by 'MELBOURNE/4 T/JA 23/62' datestamp, backstamped at Geelong

     

    Lot 409
    Estimate: $160T Realised Price : $120

    Missent: 1883 (20 Apr) envelope (toning) from UK bearing 6d on 6d to East Melbourne, rare framed 'MIS-SENT TO/CARLTON' applied in blue

     

    Lot 410
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $125

    Missent: 1910 (8 Oct) PPC written in Esperanto from Narva (Russia) to Yarrawonga, with framed 'MIS-SENT TO/HEIDELBERG', arrival datestamp

     

    Lot 411
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $300

    Received Open/Torn: 1872 (5 Jul) envelope (fold) from UK franked 1872-73 6d Brown, resealed with selvedge and boxed 'RECEIVED TOWN/AT G.P.O.' and oval 'RECEIVED OPEN/AT/GENERAL POST OFFICE/VICTORIA.' applied

      

    Lot 412
    Estimate: $800T

    Taxed: 1865 (25 Feb) underpaid inwards cover Manchester to Melbourne via Marseilles bearing 4d and 6d, on arrival handstamp 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE (mss. 10)/FINE_____(mss.6)' and endorsement 'To be left at the Post Office 'until' (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 413
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $2,500

    Taxed: 1870 (10 Sep) cover Melbourne to England with 6d and 4d (fault) cancelled by duplex with 8 30 time instead of code letter (the only recorded example), and framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/FOR BRINDISI ROUTE/DEFICIENT POSTAGE/ d3' in black, 'POSTED OUT OF/COURSE' in circle, arrival backstamp. Few small faults, still an exceptional cover and superb strike of this famous tax marking

     

    Lot 414
    Estimate: $450T Realised Price : $340

    Taxed: 1885 (29 Apr) mourning cover from London to 'Dean of Melbourne' bearing 1883 6d Dull Green, SG 194, good colour (cat 275 on cover), framed 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE 6d./FINE_____6d.}1/-' in violet, handstamped on arrival '1s/MORE TO PAY' within black oval, arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 415
    Estimate: $250T

    Taxed: 1889 (9 Nov) cover Melbourne to England bearing 6d Blue underpaying the scarce 8d per 1oz rate by 2d, 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE 2D/FINE_____4D}6D.' in black and '6D' applied on arrival, re-addressed and '7d' in manuscript for 6d + 1d redirection, minor toning, small tear

     

    Lot 416
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    Too Late: 1852 (26 Feb) stampless entire letter to Geelong with 'PAID/(crown)/ MELBOURNE' handstamp in red and framed 'TOO LATE' in black, mss. '2' for pre-payment of inland charge, Geelong backstamp

     

    Lot 417
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    Unclaimed: 1862 (5 Sep) entire printed letter for 'CASTLEMAINE GAS COMPANY' used to Melbourne with 4d Beaded Oval, oval 'UNCLAIMED' and light 'L.C./SE 8/1862'

     

    Lot 418
    Estimate: $80T Realised Price : $100

    Unclaimed: 1868 (30 Mar) front Sale to Melbourne showing very fine boxed 'UNCLAIMED/ AT/MELBOURNE' in bluish ink and scarce boxed 'L.C.3' datestamp

     

    Lot 419
    Estimate: $100T

    Unclaimed: 1891 (10 Mar) cover G.B. to Geelong bearing 2d with framed 'UNCLAIMED AT/GEELONG' in black and unframed 'REGISTERED/GEELONG' on front, English Mail TPO and Melbourne DLO backstamps

     

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