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    Lot 148
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    Estimate: $800 Purchase Price : $699

    1870 (28 Jan) large part cover from Sydney to Antigua via Southampton per R.M.S "Geelong", franked 6d and 1/- Diadems Perf 13 each cancelled and tied with Sydney duplex and representing the ½ oz rate, and with arrival backstamp. The cover rather flimsy and repaired at top, left and rear flap and portion of the reverse missing nonetheless of good appearance


    Lot 149
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $292

    1873 (3 Nov) cover from the Curator of Intestate Estates to London with 6d Bright Mauve De La Rue pair Perf 13 tied by Sydney duplexes. Exceptional quality, a fine double rate cover carried via San Francisco


    Lot 150
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    1876-1889 covers to U.S.A. with 6d (2), 10d and 1/- frankings, with 'PAID ALL ' in oval (3) or in circle markings. Two covers without back flaps, and other two with faults (4 covers)


    Lot 151
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    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1876 (7 Apr) cover to Nantes, France with 2d Prussian Blue De La Rue Perf 11 x 12, 3d Yellow-green Diadem Perf 11 and 6d Pale Lilac Perf 13 tied by Sydney duplexes, arrival backstamp, and with manuscript '1½' in red for amount due to the London G.P.O. Very fine quality, representing the 11d ½ ounce via San Francisco


    Lot 152
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    Estimate: $70 Realised Price : $55

    1876 (21 Sep) cover from Rydal to London 'pr Australia via St Francisco', franked 2d and 6d cancelled '394' in rays (3R16), backstamped Rydal and single circle 'G.W.R.P' travelling post office c.d.s.


    Lot 153
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1879 (20 Feb) cover to Marseilles with 2d, 4d and 6d De La Rue tied by Sydney duplexes, with 'AUSTRALIE V BRINDISI' transit datestamp in red, and Marseilles receiving backstamp. Very fine and attractive, overpaying the via Brindisi rate by 2d


    Lot 154
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    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    1880 (7 Oct) cover to Bordeaux, France with 1877 8d Yellow Diadem Perf 13 tied by Sydney duplex, endorsed 'Per S.S. "Australia" Via San Francisco', and with scarce '1½D' handstamp in purple for the amount due to the London G.P.O. Few minor marks on face and some pink staining on reverse


    Lot 155
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    Estimate: $175 Purchase Price : $158

    1881 (22 Jul) cover to Oppeln, Germany (readdressed to Karlsbad) with 1871-1902 2d and 6d tied by Sydney duplex, and with handstruck '1½D' accountancy marking in violet. Some minor soiling, otherwise fine


    Lot 156
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1887 (3 Dec) cover from Narrandera to Cleveland, Ohio with 1882-97 1d Watermark Crown over NSW (II) Perf 11 x 12 strips of 3 (2) tied by '242' numerals, and with 'PAID ALL' in oval in purple, Despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse. Flap missing, otherwise an attractive 'Paid All' cover


    Lot 157
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    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $169

    1896 (14 Feb) registered cover from Sydney to Toronto, Canada, with 2½d Allegorical Figure and 3d Diadem cancelled 'R' in oval, very fine


    Lot 158
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1903 (20 Jun) New South Wales 1d postal card used from Port Macquarie to Sydney mailed shipside and cancelled on arrival with 'SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY' duplex JU 22 03. Double oval 'SHIP LETTER/1D/LATE FEE' applied, with the fee collected by Completed Base 1d postage due Perf 12 x 11 tied by 'NSW' in ovals obliterator. Very fine and scarce


    Lot 159
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    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1904 (3) and 1905 picture postcards, each franked 1d Shield addressed to U.K. and underpaid, with 'N.S.W./T/5' or 'N.S.W./T/10' shield tax handstamps or 'MORE TO PAY', two are readdressed with ½d or 1d KEVII (4)


    Lot 160
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1905 (18 Mar) picture postcard ('Whangarei') endorsed 'Printed Matter only' posted shipside and addressed to Young (NSW), with N.Z. ½d cancelled Sydney duplex on arrival. With manuscript 'Def ½d Late Fee 1d' in blue pencil (obscured), and with handstruck double oval 'LOOSE SHIP/LETTER’ and '1D' and '½D'. Fees collected by Completed Base ½d postage dues Perf 12 x 11 (x 3) cancelled indecipherable rays obliterators. A fine and scarce usage


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