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    Online General Sale No. 68

    Bidding closes at 5pm AEST on Friday 12th July 2019 

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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 210
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    Estimate: $300TStarting Price: $230

    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 211
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    Estimate: $100TStarting Price: $75

    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 212
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    Estimate: $40TStarting Price: $30

    1899 (21 Jun) cover to Pretoria, Transvaal (slightly reduced three sides and opened out for display) with 1891 2d on 9d Pale Blue tied by Hobart cds, three arrival backstamps, but undeliverable and with boxed 'INCONNU/ONBEKEND', peripheral damage but an unusual destination

     

    Lot 213
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    Estimate: $25Starting Price: $18

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

     

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