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    Lot 111
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $160

    Large duplicated accumulation of datestamps on Pictorials (mostly 1d and 2d, also some Tablets) off paper or on small pieces and arranged on hagners, no Hobart but a very large quantity of various Launceston types, the country POs from Avoca to Zeehan, with over 100 different offices represented. Also some TPOs, dumb cancellers (incl on Victorian stamps). Mostly the more common types, but a number of rated (incl on Victorian stamps). Mostly the more common types, but a number of rated datestamps are present. A useful lot worth study (Approx 2300+ stamps, of which about half are Launceston cancels)


    Lot 112
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    Selection of datestamp varieties on Pictorial issues mounted on two pages, with inverted day (Evansdale, Bream Creek, Woodbridge), inverted month (Nugent), inverted month and day (Whiteford, Kingston), inverted year (East Devonport, Marrawah, Launceston), missing year (Andover, Lower Longley), manuscript corrections on incorrect date (Seymour, Bismark), manuscript insertion of missing day (Broadmarsh, Ormley, Breadalbane), manuscript insertion of missing month (Fentonbury), manuscript insertion of missing month and day (Bicheno, Seymour). Some adhesives with a few small faults, however an interesting group (21)


    Lot 113
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $270

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '48' legible strike in red on 1855 Wmk Large Star 1d Carmine (touched at base and just cut into at top, SG 14 cat £850). Presumed to have been struck during the period of use of this number at Hobart, although use at one of the other three offices which used this number (Ouse, Cascades, Impression Bay) cannot be ruled out. Rated RRRR, and the only example recorded in this colour


    Lot 114
    Estimate: $150T

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '55' (Spring Hill) - manuscript 'JL' on 1857-59 1d Deep Red-brown (just cut into at upper left), and believed to represent the initials of the Spring Hill Postmaster, Joseph Last


    Lot 115
    Estimate: $300T

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '59' (Launceston) superb strike on 1861 (11 Jan) consignee's letter from Melbourne, diamond 'SHIP-LETTER INWARDS FREE backstamp in red, 14JA14 1861. Horizontal filing crease and a few minor stains. Ex Ross Jones, and believed to be the only example of the '59' numeral not used as a canceller


    Lot 116
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '60' (Launceston) superb large part strike in red on 1857-59 4d Pale Blue (four large margins and portions of adjoining units at left and base). Very striking and rated RRRR


    Lot 117
    Estimate: $250T

    First Allocation Barred Numerals: '62' (Hobart) large part strike in red on 6d Dull Slate-grey (SG 44, just touched at right). Rated RRRR and the only recorded example in this colour


    Lot 118
    Estimate: $80

    Second Allocation Numerals: Duplicated range mostly on Sideface issues off paper or on small pieces, mostly the more common numbers but a few are rated, generally fine (190 stamps)


    Lot 119
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    Second Allocation Numerals: '95' (Westbury) tying 4d Chalon Imperf (just touched at bottom left) on 1863 (8 Sep) outer to Launceston, manuscript 'Westbury/8/9/63' PO endorsement at lower right, Launceston boxed 'PRE-PAID' ds in red on reverse. Vertical filing fold, otherwise fine


    Lot 120
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    Second Allocation Numerals: '198' (Boat Harbour), three faint strikes tying Sideface 1d strip of three and 2d to piece, with partial datestamp below, rated RRRR


    Lot 121
    Estimate: $30

    Second Allocation Numerals: '229' (Norfolk Bay) on 1d Sideface, rated RRR


    Lot 122
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $30

    Second Allocation Numerals: '274' (Liffey) on 2d Sideface, rated RRRR


    Lot 123
    Estimate: $80T

    Manuscript Markings: 1857-59 1d Brick-red Imperf cancelled mss 'Reg letter/8/4/67' and 1863-71 1d Carmine Perf 12½ cancelled mss 'Reg letter/6/6/67', very scarce (2)


    Lot 124
    Estimate: $60T Realised Price : $46

    Campbelltown: Three entires with boxed 'CAMP TOWN' datestamp, with 1853 cover to Hobart (22 Jan 53), 1857 cover to Hobart (17 DEC 57, with '7' inverted), and 1853 from Hobart (FREE ds in red) (12 Sept 53), fine (3)


    Lot 125
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    Hobart: A study on leaves of the Hobart duplexes (1870-1902) on stamps, pieces and covers, all types represented with most of the recorded code letters, covers include local, intercolonial and overseas usages, franks (8), some small faults but mostly very fine and an attractive group (25 stamps + 27 covers)


    Lot 126
    Estimate: $120T

    Hobart: Study of datestamp types on Pictorials (Types 2 to 5) on pages, few earlier Sidefaces and Tablets included, and some covers, with the majority of code letters and times represented for most types, a few stamps have small faults but generally fine (89 stamps + 6 covers)


    Lot 127
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $125

    Hobart and Launceston: A study of the Pillar Receiver cancellations, with the 1891-99 'HOBART/P-R' duplex on covers (4), 1899-1905 'HOBART/P-R' datestamp on 1d Pictorials (4) and 1904 cover, and 1904-09 'HOBART/P-R/TASMANIA' datestamp on 1d Pictorials (5) and 1906 covers (2). Launceston Pillar Receiver cancellations, with 1891-99 duplex on 1d Sideface (3) and 1896 postcard, and 'LAUNCESTON/P-R' datestamp on 1d Pictorial (4), on 1906 postcard, and on 1909 cover to U.S.A. with 2d Pictorial, handstruck 'T' and U.S. 2c postage due affixed on reverse. Generally fine (16 stamps + 10 covers)


    Lot 128
    Estimate: $250T

    Hobart and Launceston Postage Paid cancellations: Hobart 1896-1902 denominated datestamps (Type 1), with 1d on 1896 (2) and 1899 covers to New Zealand (including 21.2.1896 earliest known date), and 2d 1900 cover to NSW, 1901 cover to Victoria and 1902 cover to New Zealand; Hobart Type 2 undenominated cds on 1903 wrapper to Sydney and 1905 local cover; Launceston 1d denominated cds on 1898 cover; 'POSTAGE PAID/LAUNCESTON TAS' cds on ½d and 1d (4) Pictorials with and without date, and 'PAID AT LAUNCESTON/TAS' cds on 1d Pictorial on 1912 piece. Few small faults but generally very fine and a scarce group (6 stamps + 9 covers)


    Lot 129
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    Hobart: 1907 (22 Dec) picture postcard to Leicester, England, with ½d Pictorial cancelled triple circle 'HOBART/107/TAS', believed to have been used at the Goulburn St. Upper Suburban Receiving House. Very fine, and rare on entire


    Lot 130
    Estimate: $40T

    Kempton: 1d and 2d Pictorials cancelled Kempton cds SEP 11 05 and SEP 12 05 respectively. The three-letter month indication was used on these two days only, and is not known for any other post office (2)


    Lot 131
    Estimate: $200T

    Launceston: Study on leaves of the various duplex types 1875-1899 (Types 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 2c), on stamps, pieces and covers, most code letters represented. Covers include 1880 3d Sideface pair to London, 1885 with 2d Sideface and boxed 'POSTED OUT/OF COURSE' (damaged?), 1889 6d Platypus to Austria, and two franked covers. Some faults, but generally fine and a good assembly (14 stamps + 16 covers)


    Lot 132
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    Launceston: A collection on leaves of the datestamp types on Pictorials (Types 1 to 9) on stamps and covers, most code letters included, with 1900 cover with 2d and boxed 'POSTED OUT/OF COURSE'. Few stamps with small faults, otherwise generally fine (71 stamps + 8 covers)


    Lot 133
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    New Norfolk: 1863 (24 Aug) front to Browns River with 4d Chalon Imperf (touched at right) tied by '63' numeral, and with handstruck 'N Norfolk/24 8 63'; 1865 (26 Dec) cover to Melbourne with 6d Chalon Imperf (touched at right) cancelled numeral '63' and with fine handstruck 'N NORFOLK/26 12 65'. Both with a few minor stains but a scarce pair showing both types of the New Norfolk handstruck markings (2)


    Lot 134
    Estimate: $550T

    New Norfolk: 1875 (4 Sep) cover with 1d Sideface block of 4 and pair tied by barred numeral '63 (New Norfolk) with fine strike of datestamp on face, addressed to Southborough, Kent (NO 2 75 backstamp). The front also bears a fair strike of Molesworth Jeffrey's rare private handstamp 'BOURNBANK/Parish of/Wellington/1865' in red-violet. Very fine and attractive


    Lot 135
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $210

    Travelling Post Offices: Collection of TPO postmarks mounted on leaves and loose, including 'QUE T.P.O.' cds on 2d Sideface on piece, void grid obliterators used on TPOs, and datestamp types of the various lines, both on cover and loose stamps. Some faults but a useful lot (9 covers and 30 stamps)


    Lot 136
    Estimate: $200

    Instructional Types: Range including Loose Ship Letter, Late Letter, Insufficiently Paid, few TPOs, covers including 1899 to NZ with Unclaimed or Undeliverable, 1903 Late Fee mss, 1908 part cover with 22-box 'NOT KNOWN' handstamp (one of only two recorded), etc, mixed condition, fair/fine (120+ items)


    Lot 137
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    Insufficiently Paid Mail: 1892 (11 Nov) 1d + 1d Scarlet embossed envelope with inspection cuts tied by Launceston duplexes (apparently an attempt to send the item at the 1d per 2oz packet rate), addressed to Hagley (NO 11 92 backstamp). The PO assessed the item was to go at the letter rate, and so was 8d underpaid. Struck with oval '(8)D/MORE TO PAY', and 2d Sideface and 6d Chalon affixed on arrival at Hagley and cancelled barred numeral '41'. Cover with some tone spots, but the earliest recorded date for the oval 'MORE TO PAY' marking


    Lot 138
    Estimate: $80T Realised Price : $60

    Insufficiently Paid Mail: 1911 (24 Mar) cover to Boston, Massachusetts with 2d Pictorial tied by Zeehan cds, underpaid ½d for foreign letter rate and with 'T' in oval and '10/CTM/T' markings, and 'U.S. CHARGE 2 CENTS/TO COLLECT', U.S. 2c postage due affixed and tied by Boston oval obliterator. Very fine


    Lot 139
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $210

    Insufficiently Paid Mail: 1900 (Feb) portion of large cover from Cape Colony to Tasmania with 2½d pair cancelled indistinct cds, on arrival the Hobart oval '(6/3)D/MORE TO PAY' was applied, with 1892-99 Tablet ½d pair and 1/- block of 6 and 1899 2d Pictorial affixed and cancelled Lymington North cds with 'CO' code (MR 12 00). Two vertical folds affecting one Cape stamp and two 1/- Tablets, otherwise fine and a remarkable use of postage stamps to indicate payment of postage due


    Lot 140
    Estimate: $150T

    Late Fee Mail: 1903 (29 Apr) 1d postcard cancelled Launceston cds addressed locally, with straight-line 'LATE LETTER' and oval '(1)D'/MORE TO PAY', with 1902 Blank Base 1d postage due (very fine) affixed and cancelled by pencil. Fine apart from a repaired spike hole


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