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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, QUEENSLAND, POSTAL HISTORY 1861-1869

    Lot 273
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    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $380

    1860 (30 June) cover from Rockhampton to West Maitland (N.S.W.) with 6d Wmk Large Star Clean-cut Perf 14-16 cancelled by indistinct '201' in rays, 'SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY' cds on reverse, clean and very fine

     

    Lot 274
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1863 (14 May) cover to Brisbane with 1862-67 No Wmk Perf 13 2d Blue tied by '81' in rays of Ipswich, despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse, very fine

     

    Lot 275
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1864-77 group of covers with 2d Chalons to pay the inland rate, with 1864 Ipswich to Brisbane with 2d No Wmk Perf 13 Rough, 1868 Townsville to Bowen, 1869 Dalby to Toowoomba, 1870 Nebo to St. Lawrence, 1871 Brisbane to Toowoomba, 1873 Rockhampton local, 1877 Rockhampton to St. Lawrence with Wmk Truncated Star or Wmk Crown over Q Perf 13. Some faults, but several are fine (7 covers)

      

    Lot 276
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1865 (18 Dec) cover from Ipswich to Frampton Cottrell, Gloucestershire with 1864-65 Wmk Small Star Perf 13 6d Yellow-green indistinctly cancelled, reverse with Ipswich despatch cds, 'SHIP LETTER/QUEENSLAND' cds, and arrival datestamps. Roughly opened on reverse with portion of flap missing

     

    Lot 277
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $220

    1868 (8 Apr) entire to Launceston, Tasmania with 1862-67 No Wmk Perf 13 Clean-cut 6d Yellow-green tied by Brisbane duplex, framed 'SHIP LETTER-INWARDS FREE' datestamp in red, and reverse with diamond 'SHIP LETTER INWARDS FREE' datestamp in red. An exceptional quality cover from the Johnstone correspondence

     

    Lot 278
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    Estimate: $180 Realised Price : $180

    1868 (18 Apr) cover to Langholm, Scotland with 1862-67 No Wmk Perf 13 Clean-cut 6d Apple-green tied by '81' in rays of Ipswich, with Caledonian Railway 'C.R./P.O.' in circle in red, and Brisbane transit and Langholm arrival backstamps, fine and unlisted in the Palmer census

     

    Lot 279
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1868 (4 Jul) cover to Preston, U.K. with Wmk Truncated Star Perf 13 2d Pale Blue pair (from the first printing on this paper) and 1862-67 No Wmk Perf 13 Clean-cut 6d Apple-green cancelled '23' in bars of Roma, endorsed 'Via Marseilles' and with Brisbane transit and Preston arrival backstamps. A fine and attractive mixed issue franking

     

    Lot 280
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    Estimate: $140 Realised Price : $105

    1869 (13 Jan) cover to Bowen with Wmk Crown over Q (I) Perf 13 2d Deep Blue (4) tied by '59' in rays of Townsville, endorsed 'Per Roma', and with arrival backstamp. Horizontal fold, and somewhat roughly opened at top, nevertheless a scarce quadruple rate inland cover, unlisted in the Palmer census

     

    Lot 281
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $105

    1869 (16 Jun) cover to Bowen with Watermark Crown over Q (I) Perf 13 2d Pale Blue pair cancelled '201' in rays of Rockhampton, despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse, fine double rate usage unlisted in Palmer census

     

    Lot 282
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1870 (31 May) cover from Maryborough to Kapunda (S.A.) with 1868-78 Wmk Crown over Q (I) Perf 13 6d Yellow-green tied by '201' in rays cancel, Adelaide arrival cds on face, and despatch and Kapunda arrival datestamps on reverse. Back flap torn and defect at top left, however a scarce destination – Palmer cords only seven covers to South Australia in the Chalon period, four of which are from this Kapunda correspondence

     

    Lot 283
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1870 (28 Apr) long cover (240mm x 109mm) to Bowen with 2d Blue and 6d Yellow-green Wmk Crown over Q (I) Perf 13 tied by '59' in rays of Townsville, two vertical folds and slight portion missing at top left however a scarce quadruple inland rate not listed in the Palmer census

     

    Lot 284
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1873 (8 Apr) cover to Montreal, Canada with 1868-74 Wmk Truncated Star Perf 13 2d Blue and 6d Yellow-green tied by '96' in rays of Maryborough, endorsed 'Via Southampton', with '2' in red accountancy, and with Brisbane transit and Montreal arrival backstamps. Roughly opened and reverse reinforced with hinges, and with peripheral wear

     

    Lot 285
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    1873 (14 May) cover to London endorsed 'Via Brindisi', franked 1868-74 Watermark Truncated Star 3d Brown and 6d Yellow-green tied by Rockhampton '201' numerals, arrival backstamp, repaired flap tears otherwise fine, unlisted in the Ben Palmer census

     

    Lot 286
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1874 (17 Jun) OHMS lettersheet to Brisbane with 1868-74 Wmk Truncated Star Perf 13 2d Deep Blue cancelled '114' in rays of Norman River, despatch cds on face, with Townsville and Brisbane arrival datestamps on reverse, very fine. Manning rates '114' on cover from Norman River as RRRRR. Unlisted in the Palmer census

     

    Lot 287
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1874 (Sep) Maryborough town letter with 1868-74 Wmk Truncated Star Perf 12 2d Blue cancelled '96' in rays, very fine and a scarce double rate unlisted in the Palmer census

     

    Lot 288
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1875 (11 Jun) cover to St. Servan, France with Wmk Crown over Q (I) Perf 13 2d Deep Blue and Perf 12 6d Deep Green tied by '214' in rays of Toowoomba, with 'P.D.' in red, and Brisbane and French transit and arrival backstamps, fine and attractive

     

    Lot 289
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1875 (30 Jul) cover to Edinburgh with Watermark Crown over Q (I) Perf 13 3d Brown and 6d Yellow-green tied by Brisbane duplexes, endorsed 'Via Torres Straits & Brindisi', unusually without any arrival datestamp. An attractive 9d Brindisi rate cover

     

    Lot 290
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1881 (5 Jul) cover to London with 1879 First Sideface 6d pair tied by '198' numeral in bars of Aramac, reverse with Rockhampton transit and London arrival datestamps. Cover with small corner fault and ink spot, otherwise fine double rate cover unlisted in the Palmed census

     

    Lot 291
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1882 (27 Feb) cover to London with 1882-83 2d Sideface (3) cancelled '87' in bars obliterator of Ipswich (fine despatch cds), endorsed Via Torres Straits per R.M.S. "Roma", reverse with transit and arrival datestamps including 'PLYMOUTH/SHIP LETTER', very fine

     

    Lot 292
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1882 (12 July) cover to Warlingham, Surrey with 3d Brown Wmk Crown over Q (I) Perf 12 strip of 3 cancelled '33' in rays of Mackay, and endorsed 'By packet route'. Reverse with Mackay, Brisbane and Croydon arrival datestamps. Some peripheral wear nevertheless a good 9d Brindisi rate cover

     

    Lot 293
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1885 (23 Oct) cover to Boston, U.S.A. with 1882-83 6d Sideface tied by '401' numeral in bars of Irvinebank (cds below), endorsed 'Via Sydney & San Francisco' and with 'PAID/ALL' in circle and reverse with Cairns and Brisbane transit and Boston arrival datestamps. Few small marks, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 294
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    1889 (11 Mar) cover to Washington D.C. (?) with 1882-83 4d Sideface (2) cancelled '450' in bars of Gympie, endorsed 'Via San Francisco', with illegible arrival backstamp, and with 'PAID/ALL' in circle. Cover slightly trimmed at left and with minor defects

     

    Lot 295
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1889 (10 Sep) cover to Hannover, Germany with 1887-89 1d (3) and 1882-83 6d Sidefaces cancelled '59' in rays of Townsville, endorsed 'Per SS Dacca via Torres Straits' and showing a late use of the 'P.D.' handstamp in black, Brindisi transit and Hannover arrival backstamps. Fine and attractive example of the 9d rate

     

    Lot 296
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    Estimate: $90 Purchase Price : $82

    1901-05 Tattersalls covers, with registered covers with straight line 'REGISTERED' markings of Cooroy (1901), South Brisbane (1904), and Capella (1905), 1905 double rate cover from Boonah; also 1880, 1885 and 1894 Macartney covers to Melbourne. Usual spike holes, but mostly of good appearance (7 covers)

      

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