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    Online General Sale No. 69

    Bidding closes at 5pm AEDT on Friday 8th November 2019 

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    Lot 99
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1836 (23 Apr) local Sydney entire with crowned oval 'GENERAL POST OFFICE/SYDNEY' ds and handstruck '2', horizontal filing fold otherwise fine


    Lot 100
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    Estimate: $140Starting Price: $105

    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 101
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1850 (7 Mar) entire to London with oval 'PAID SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY' ds in red, rated '3' in red and with '8'(d) incoming ship letter charge, reverse with smudged step-type 'PLYMOUTH/SHIP LETTER' in blue-green, and London arrival ds in red


    Lot 102
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    Estimate: $600TStarting Price: $460

    1851 (1 Nov) outer from Albury to Melbourne with Sydney View 1d Dull Carmine Plate II pair (touched bottom left and right) tied by '50' numerals, Albury despatch and Melbourne arrival backstamps. Vertical filing crease, otherwise fine, ex Ed Druce


    Lot 103
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    Estimate: $150TStarting Price: $115

    1854 (16 Oct) cover to Newcastle via Sydney with 1d Laureate Wmk '1' pair (close to touching all around and slightly oxidised) tied by '21' numerals of Campbell Town (ds on reverse). Slight soiling


    Lot 104
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    Estimate: $50TStarting Price: $38

    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 105
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    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    1879 (9 Jan) printed lettersheet for 'The Goulburn Herald' with 1d De La Rue tied by Goulburn cds (JA 9/18 date error), addressed to Binda with arrival cds on reverse, very fine and attractive


    Lot 106
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1885 (16 May) cover to Stoutsburgh, New Jersey with 6d De La Rue tied by Sydney duplex, and with oval 'PAID ALL' in violet, New York arrival backstamp. Flap faults, otherwise fine


    Lot 107
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    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1888 (19 Oct) local usage of Walter Akhurst & Co Printing works illustrated advertising cover with the firm's details on a 'blackboard' and Centennial 1d affixed alongside what appears to be an advertising label for the firm, but which is actually printed on the envelope, Sydney duplex cancel, part of flap removed otherwise superb! A unique promotional initiative, one of two covers recorded


    Lot 108
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1894 (1 Jan) advertising envelope from The Australia Hotel Sydney to Liverpool, endorsed 'Per R.M.S. Victoria' with 1890 2d tied by Sydney duplex, flap faults and a couple of small tears at top, but attractive


    Lot 109
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1895 (29 Jul) advertising cover for I. Israel, Bonus Tea Warehouse, with trademark crowing rooster and caption 'While I live I'll crow', sent from Sydney to London, minor blemish


    Lot 110
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1895 (30 Oct) registered cover from Carrathool to Hay with 3d Diadem and 6d telegram form cut-out tied by '1133' numerals, also cancelled by home-made straight-line 'REGISTERED' in bright pink, and small 'R' in oval in same colour at top left, very fine


    Lot 111
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1895 (30 Nov) printed matter cover from the Linnean Society of New South Wales to Brussels, Belgium franked with 1d Centennial tied by William Street '697' duplex, very fine


    Lot 112
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1896 (3 Jan) advertising envelope for 'Coachbuilder Saddler' published by J.E. Bishop & Co., addressed to New York with 1897 2d Purple tied by Sydney duplex, very fine with Vancouver (BC) transit and Buffalo arrival ds on reverse


    Lot 113
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1896 (29 Oct) cover from Coonamble (corner fault), and 1901 (12 Sep and 19 Sep) covers from La Perouse and Muswellbrook respectively franked 2d and addressed to Tattersalls, Hobart, each officially registered with 'MORE TO PAY' and 6d in manuscript, representing double the 3d registration fee (3)


    Lot 114
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1897 (13 Sep) registered cover from Berrima to Massachusetts, U.S.A. with 2d Jubilee block of 4 tied by '32' in rays, and with locally made circular 'BERRIMA/R/N.S.W.', reverse with superb double oval 'LOWELL. MASS./REGISTERED' ds in violet


    Lot 115
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    Estimate: $70Starting Price: $55

    1901 (25 Feb) Tattersalls cover from Orange with 2d Jubilee with part monogram tied by '14' numeral, officially registered and with straight line 'MORE TO PAY' and mss '6d or', fine


    Lot 116
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1908 (10 Aug) picture postcard to Noumea, New Caledonia with 1d Shield tied by Sydney machine cancel, and with boxed 'DEF 5/FINE 5 10 CENTIMES' tax marking


    Lot 117
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1909 (Mar) picture postcard sent unstamped from Sydney to Walla Walla, with circular 'MORE TO PAY/2D' and 2d Jubilee affixed in lieu of postage due stamp, tied by Walla Walla cds. Fine and scarce


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