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    Internet General Sale No. 64

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    • Lots with a "T" after the Estimate are subject to GST of 10% on the Hammer Price.
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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 32
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    Estimate: $200

    1857 (28 Sep) entire to London franked 6d Greyish-brown Imperf Diadem cancelled (and just tied) by '92' in rays (Casino, rated RRR) and endorsed 'By E&A RMC Ship Simla', with Casino despatch and Sydney transit backstamps, and London arrival cds on face. Very fine, and carried on the 9th homeward voyage of the European & Australian Royal Mail contract

     

    Lot 34
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    Estimate: $200

    1858 (10 Dec) cover from Sydney to London with 6d Greenish-grey Imperf Diadem (very fine with four good to large margins) tied by 'N.S.W.' in ovals and endorsed 'pr Columbian', carried on the 23rd homeward voyage of the European & Australian Royal Mail contract. Couple of small stains at top of envelope, otherwise very fine

     

    Lot 35
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    Estimate: $120

    1859 (29 Jan) entire to Melbourne franked with 6d Grey Imperf Diadem (three margins, touched at base) tied by Sydney duplex and endorsed 'City of Sydney', with Sydney despatch backstamp and 'SHIP LETTER/FREE/G.P.O. VICTORIA' ds in red on reverse, fine

     

    Lot 39
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    Estimate: $90T

    1863 (19 Oct) cover from Sydney to Langholm, Scotland, franked 6d Diadem and 2d De La Rue pair cancelled Sydney duplex, backstamped Carlisle transit cds and Langholm arrival cds (DE 15 63). Short tear in base of envelope, otherwise a fine example of the 10d via Marseilles rate

     

    Lot 40
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    Estimate: $120

    1867 (1 Aug) cover to Hexham, Northumberland franked with 6d Purple Perf 13 Diadem tied by Sydney duplex, endorsed 'Via Panama' with London transit cds on face, and Hexham arrival cds on reverse. Some staining (largely limited to the back) and of fine appearance

     

    Lot 41
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    Estimate: $90

    1868 (27 Mar) cover to Yorkshire with 6d Purple Diadem Perf 13 tied by Sydney duplex (flap faults and tear at lower left), and 1870 (18 May) cover to Westmoreland with 2d De La Rue strip of 3 cancelled '20' in rays (Liverpool) (back flap missing) (2 covers)

     

    Lot 42
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    Estimate: $90

    1868 (20 Apr) cover to Birmingham franked with 6d Purple Perf 13 Diadems (x 2) cancelled '36' in rays (Braidwood Type 3R16, rated RRR), with Braidwood despatch cds on face, and Sydney transit and Birmingham arrival cds on reverse. Small cover faults and with some staining

     

    Lot 44
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    Estimate: $100T

    1875 (20 Oct) cover from Gundagai to Paterson, New Jersey, with 1871-84 6d Lilac tied by '46' rays type numeral, and with 30mm 'PAID ALL' circular handstamp in red. Gundagai despatch and Sydney transit cds on reverse, and 'SAN FRANCISCO/PAID ALL' transit cds in red on face. Few tears at top of envelope and with flap defect

     

    Lot 45
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    Estimate: $100

    1878 (30 Jan) cover from Orange to 'C.F. Adams/Importer & Dealer in Postage Stamps/Cincinnati/Ohio/USA', oval 'PAID ALL' in violet, San Francisco Paid All cds on front, Orange, Sydney and arrival cds on reverse. A very early Colonial stamp collector item

     

    Lot 48
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    Estimate: $100T

    1889 (27 Jul) mourning cover to New York with 2d Emu (3) tied by Murrurundi '69' duplexes, and with 30mm 'PAID ALL' handstamp in violet. New York arrival ds on reverse, small flap defects otherwise fine

     

    Lot 49
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    Estimate: $120T

    1891 (23 Feb) cover from Sydney to New York with 2d Emu strip of 3 tied by Sydney duplex, and by 30mm 'PAID ALL' in circle in black, and with New York arrival bs (MAR 24 91), fine. The postal treaty provided that the 'PAID ALL' handstamp was to be applied in red, and this cover is one of only about four examples recorded in black

     

    Lot 50
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    Estimate: $100T

    1891 (11 Aug) cover to St. Louis, Missouri, with 6d Carmine Centennial tied by Sydney duplex, and with 30mm circular 'PAID ALL' handstamp unusually in black (about four recorded), with 'SAN FRANCISCO/PAID ALL' cds and 'ST. LOUIS & Co. BLUFFS R.P.O.' double circle ds in violet on reverse. Slightly soiled, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 52
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    Estimate: $40

    1905(14 Jun) tag from Pymble to 'Rubyville, South Mt. Cameron' (Tas) with 1d Shield pair tied '1560' numeral, endorsed 'Key only', an unusual usage

     

    Lot 53
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    Estimate: $150

    1908 (2 Dec) long envelope from the Linnean Society of New South Wales to Munich with 8d Magenta Centennial (SG 344) tied by Sydney cds, with manuscript endorsement 'Per G.M.S. "Bremen" ', and faint arrival backstamp. A scarce solo usage, with the additional attraction of being sent via the German mail line

     

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