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    Online General Sale No. 67

    Bidding closes at 5pm AEDT on Friday 5th April 2019 

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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 223
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    Estimate: $40TStarting Price: $30

    1853 (24 Oct) cover from Melbourne to Worksop, Nottinghamshire with fair strike of oval 'PAID/MELBOURNE' ds in red, reverse with London transit ds and Worksop arrival ds (27 JA 55). Prepaid '3(d)' as a private ship letter, with '8'(d) due on arrival from addressee. Minor peripheral faults and soiling

     

    Lot 224
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    Estimate: $80TStarting Price: $60

    1857 (11 Nov) incoming stampless outer from London (Paid cds in red) 'Via Southampton' to Geelong, readdressed to Queenscliff, and offloaded before ship arrived in Melbourne. Rated '6' in red, and reverse with good strike of scarce 'SHIP LETTER/FREE/GEELONG VICTORIA' cds in red (JA 8 1858) and with small Geelong crowned oval ds in black (JA 11 58). Vertical filing fold, otherwise fine. Also stampless front from Royston (2 March 1855) to Melbourne per 'Blue Jacket' rated '6' in red (2)

     

    Lot 225
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    1860 (26 Jun) cover from Melbourne to London with 6d Orange Woodblock Imperf and 3d Deep Blue on Laid Beaded Oval tied by '1' numerals, and endorsed 'Via Marseilles'. With Melbourne despatch and London arrival backstamps. Some marks on reverse otherwise very fine, and a very late usage of the 6d Woodblock creating a unique combination of adhesives

     

    Lot 226
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1867 cover from Warrnambool with 2d Laureate, 1870 cover from Wangaratta with 1d Laureate pair, and 1871 cover from Wangaratta with 2d DLR, all to the same addressee in St. Kilda East. Few tone spots (especially on 1d cover), otherwise fine (3)

     

    Lot 227
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1888 (9 Mar) long envelope (270 x 105mm) from Melbourne to Eastern Extension Australasia and China Telegraph Co. London, per 'Victoria', franked scarce block of 4 1/- Dull Purple-brown + 6d Ultramarine, nonuple 6d ship letter rate, small cover blemishes consistent with dimensions

     

    Lot 228
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    Estimate: $30Starting Price: $22

    1888 (13 Aug) cover to Switzerland bearing 6d Pale Ultramarine (SG 318a) tied by '314' duplex of Lilydale, backstamps of Melbourne, Napoli, Locarno, Devio and straight-line arrival of Linescio, minor blemishes. Scarce village destination

     

    Lot 229
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1896 (27 Jul) piece commercially used at St. Arnaud bearing Postal Fiscal 10/- and 3/- and regular 3d, Registered Melbourne cds also ties 10/-. Rare

     

    Lot 230
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1899 (31 Oct) philatelic use of 1d postal card curiously bearing superfluous franking of Tannenberg 2d and 5d cancelled same day. This may have been an attempt at early usage (SG gives date of issue for V4 Wmk as 'Oct 99', however 2d is V3 Wmk!)

     

    Lot 231
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1905 use to Perth of 1d postal card with comical illustration of singer with brick approaching his head, and comment "The thing near the singer's head is a brick. I tell you this because you may mistake it for a diamond ring". Novel social history item

      

    Lot 232
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1906 (1 Feb) registered mourning cover per 'Sydney' to Mauritius via Colombo, faint arrivals on front, Registered Melbourne and Colombo backstamps, minor blemishes, a scarce destination

     

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