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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, POSTAL HISTORY, UP TO 1860

    Lot 269
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price: $150

    1837 (21 Jun) outer to London showing nice red strike of octagonal framed 'SYDNEY/POST PAID', and SYDNEY/NSW' datestamp also in red, rated '1/3' in manuscript, and with framed 'INDIA LETTER/LIVERPOOL' and London arrival backstamp 21 NO 1837

     

    Lot 270
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    Estimate: $250

    1844 (31 Mar) outer from Bungonia to Maitland, with good strike of Bungonia crowned oval datestamp, and with Sydney (AP 2) and Maitland (AP 4) transit and receipt ds, rated '1/1' in red. Fine and rare, with only a handful of examples of the Bungonia ds recorded

      

    Lot 271
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    Estimate: $140

    1845 (4 Sep) envelope from Sydney to Parramatta, rated '4', with fine crowned oval 'GENERAL POST OFFICE/SYDNEY' ds and PARRAMATTA/NEW S WALES' oval ds (in blue) on reverse. Few minor marks and light soiling

      

    Lot 272
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    Estimate: $350

    1852 (27 Apr) part entire (side flaps missing) from Sydney to Port Fairy (Vic) with 2d Greyish-blue Laureate Plate I tied by dumb obliterator, and with fine framed 'TOO LATE' alongside, Sydney, Melbourne and Port Fairy backstamps. Some soiling along folds, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 273
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price: $190

    1852 (28 Apr) outer from Raymond Terrace to Sydney with 2d Greyish-blue Laureate Plate I (good to large margins) cancelled '57' barred numeral, despatch and arrival backstamps, fine

     

    Lot 274
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price: $200

    1852 (7 Aug) small (102 x 62mm) mourning cover from Sydney to Carcoar with 2d Prussian Blue Laureate Plate I tied by barred obliterator, poor Bathurst and Carcoar backstamps, fine and clean

     

    Lot 275
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    Estimate: $500 Realised Price: $800

    1852 (7 Oct) small envelope used locally in Parramatta with 1d Laureate 1d Carmine on Yellowish Wove (SG 44, clear margins all sides) tied by crisp Barred Numeral '2'. A very fine 1d town letter rate

     

    Lot 276
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price: $270

    1852 (26 Oct) turned and re-used entire (front plus back flap only) used from Sydney to Manchester with 6d Chocolate-brown Plate I Laureate pair (large to close margins, just touched in one or two places), tied by barred obliterators, endorsed 'per "Alert" ' and with 'SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY' despatch backstamp. Vertical fold, and a rare franking, the 6d pair cat 500

     

    Lot 277
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price: $900

    1853 (18 Mar) local Sydney entire with 1d Vermilion Laureate on Bluish Wove (small to close margins three sides, just touched at left) tied by barred obliterator (scarce 'dotted' type) and with framed '2/O'CLOCK', superb Sydney backstamp. A very fine 1d town rate letter

     

    Lot 278
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    Estimate: $400

    1853 (31 May) outer from Sydney to London with 1852 3d Dull Yellow-green Laureate on Bluish Wove (margins three sides, just touched at left) tied by barred obliterator, endorsed 'per "Shanghai", via Singapore', rated '2/3', Sydney despatch and London arrival backstamps, fine and quite attractive

     

    Lot 279
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    Estimate: $500 Realised Price: $725

    1853 (26 Jul) outer to Edinburgh with 3d Dull Yellow-green Laureate on Bluish Wove (clear margins) tied by Sydney barred obliterator, endorsed 'Per Phoenician', manuscript '8'(d) due from addressee as an incoming ship letter, Sydney despatch and Edinburgh arrival backstamps. Fine and attractive, ex Sir Miles Rivett-Carnac

     

    Lot 280
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price: $440

    1853 (7 Sep) outer from Sydney to New York via London with 3d Dull Yellow-green Laureate on Bluish Wove (three good margins, just touched at left) tied by barred obliterator, endorsed 'p Mohawk', manuscript '8', '32' (both crossed through) and '37'. Sydney despatch and London transit backstamps, and 'NEW YORK/FEB/19/Br. PKT.' arrival ds, and generally fine

     

    Lot 281
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price: $190

    1854 (5 May) outer used locally in Sydney, addressed to Darlinghurst, with 1d Laureate Wmk Double-lined '1' (large margins but somewhat oxidised) cancelled barred obliterator, and with framed '2/O'CLOCK', very fine condition

     

    Lot 282
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    Estimate: $180 Realised Price: $340

    1854 (16 May) entire addressed to Woolomoloo Point with 2d Laureate Wmk Double-lined '2' (four large margins) cancelled barred obliterator, and with framed '6/O'CLOCK'. Fine and scarce example of the 2 x 1d double town letter rate

     

    Lot 283
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price: $360

    1854 (7 Sep) OHMS front plus back flap from Sydney to Gosford with 1d Orange-vermilion Laureate Wmk Double-lined '1' pair (margins all round) tied by barred obliterator, horizontal and vertical filing folds otherwise fine

     

    Lot 284
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    Estimate: $300 Realised Price: $300

    1854 (18 Nov) outer used locally in Sydney with 1d Red-orange Laureate Wmk Double-lined '1' (four small margins) tied by barred obliterator, and with framed '6/O'CLOCK', fine

     

    Lot 285
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    Estimate: $180 Realised Price: $340

    1855 (14 Feb) local Sydney outer folded as a triangle and sent at the 1d town rate with 1854 Watermark Double-lined '1' Imperf 1d Red-orange Laureate just touched at top) cancelled somewhat heavily by two strikes of grid obliterator, also with framed '6/O'CLOCK', Sydney backstamp. Fine and unusual

     

    Lot 286
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price: $230

    1855 (10 Jun) small envelope with 2d Laurate Wmk Double-lined '2' (very fine) tied by '61' numeral of Gresford, addressed to Paterson, very attractive and ex C.L. Pack

     

    Lot 287
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    Estimate: $150

    1855 (11 Jul) small (110 x 68mm) Sydney town letter with 1854 1d Red-orange Diadem Imperf (touched at left) tied by barred obliterator, and with Sydney backstamp, fine

     

    Lot 288
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    Estimate: $200

    1856 (19 Jan) local Sydney outer with 1d Laureate Wmk Double-lined '1' (somewhat oxidised) tied by 'NSW' oval obliterator for 1d town letter rate, Sydney backstamp, fine condition

     

    Lot 289
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    Estimate: $500 Realised Price: $380

    1856 (11 Oct) outer from Sydney to Dunblane, Scotland with 3d Laureate Wmk Double-lined '3' strip of 3 cancelled smudged barred obliterators, with handstruck '3' in red, tombstone 'PAID/LIVERPOOL/SHIP transit ds, and boxed DUNBLANE arrival ds in blue on reverse. Apparently a 3d overpayment of the 6d ship letter rate, cover with a few creases, but a scarce multiple usage

     

    Lot 290
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    Estimate: $500 Realised Price: $550

    1856 (28 Nov) cover with 1d Orange-vermilion and 2d Deep Turquoise-blue Imperf Diadems from Sydney to Bothwell, Tasmania, cancelled and just tied by dumb obliterator. 'SHIP LETTER INWARDS FREE' datestamp for 4 DE 1856 on face, and Sydney despatch datestamp on reverse. A fine early example of the 3d intercolonial ship letter rate

     

    Lot 291
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    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price: $2700

    1856 (24 Dec) registered entire from Sydney to England endorsed 'p "Dunbar" 24/12/56' franked 1/- Rosy-vermilion Imperf Diadem and (6d) Registered Imperf both tied by Sydney obliterators. Peripheral faults and rear tears, rated '6' in manuscript twice. Newbury arrival cds on rear and Sydney registered ds and London 'CROWN/REGISTERED' handstamps on face. Scarce double registered rate

     

    Lot 292
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    Estimate: $400

    Selection of ship letter rates franked 6d Imperf Diadems comprising 1857 (10 Jul) cover Wagga Wagga to England, adhesive cut close three sides, 1858 (10 Feb) cover Sydney to London, adhesive almost four margins though not tied, 1859 (12 Mar) cover (file fold) Sydney to Scotland, adhesive cut close at right, and 1859 (13 Jul) cover Sydney to London, adhesive with four margins. All with despatch and arrival cds and showing an interesting range of shades of the adhesives (4)

     

    Lot 293
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    Estimate: $300

    1857 (Oct) cover to Melbourne with 3d Laureate Watermark Double-lined '3' horizontal pair (margins all round and showing portions of adjoining units at top), tied by indecipherable numeral obliterator (despatch backstamp also very faint and illegible), and endorsed 'Per City of Sydney', with 'SHIP LETTER/FREE/G.P.O. VICTORIA' arrival ds in red. Few annotations on face, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 294
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    Estimate: $1,200

    1857 (10 Nov) outer from Sydney to Hong Kong with 6d Greyish-brown Diadem Imperf (four large margins) tied by barred obliterator. endorsed 'p "City of Sydney" ' and with manuscript '4'(d) to collect from addressee (for Far East leg of journey). Very fine and a scarce destination, ex Burrus

     

    Lot 295
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    Estimate: $800 Realised Price: $600

    1858 (2 Jan) envelope with 6d Greenish-grey Diadem Imperf and (6d) Registered Imperf (folded over left edge of envelope but still fine) cancelled dumb obliterators used from Sydney to Farringdon, U.K., endorsed 'p Mail Columbian' and with oval 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY N.S.W.' ds partly overstruck by 'Crown/REGISTERED' in red and handstruck 'd6' in black (also tying 6d Diadem). Very fine, ex Butler

     

    Lot 296
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    Estimate: $180

    1858 (22 Jul) Sydney local entire sent at the 1d town rate with 1d Orange-vermilion Diadem Imperf (touched top and bottom) tied by Sydney duplex, two vertical folds and small portion of back flap missing, otherwise very fine

     

    Lot 297
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    Estimate: $500

    1858 (11 Sep) large part outer from Sydney to Liverpool 'pr European S Supplementary' and franked 1/- Brownish-red Imperf Diadem (close to large margins) with central cancel of NSW in concentric ovals (not tied), representing the ship letter plus 6d supplementary fee for carriage to Melbourne to meet a ship already departed Sydney. Few file folds though a scarce example of this service

     

    Lot 298
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    Estimate: $200

    1858 (27 Sep) cover to Ipswich, Queensland with 1856 2d Blue Diadem Plate I Imperf (touched at base) tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals, Ipswich OC 10 1858 backstamp. Cover tear at top left, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 299
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    Estimate: $300 Realised Price: $230

    1859 (16 Mar) mourning cover from Sydney to Hobart with 6d Grey Imperf Diadem (margins three sides and into at top) cancelled 'NSW' in concentric ovals (not tied), Sydney despatch ds on reverse, and with 'SHIP LETTER INWARDS FREE' ds 21 MR 21 1859 in red. Attractive and clean

     

    Lot 300
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    Estimate: $180 Realised Price: $180

    1859 (16 Aug) cover used locally in Sydney with 1d Orange-red Imperf Diadem (four large margins) tied by 'NSW' in concentric ovals, Sydney backstamp. A fine 1d town rate cover

     

    Lot 301
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price: $500

    1859 (24 Sep) cover (with contents) from Hobart with 6d Fawn Imperf Diadem (clear to large margins and showing portion of adjoining unit at base) tied by Sydney duplex, endorsed 'pr Tasmania'. Stamp also tied by 'SHIP LETTER INWARDS FREE' ds 28 SP 28 1859 in black. Very fine

     

    Lot 302
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    Estimate: $200

    1860 (22 Nov) cover from Bathurst to Auckland, New Zealand with 1860-63 Perf 12 6d Grey-brown Diadem cancelled unclear ray type numeral (not tied), arrival ds for DE 17 1860 on face, and ds for Bathurst (NO 22 1860) and Sydney (NO 24 1860) on reverse. Envelope without flap and few small faults

     

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