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    Lot 239
    Estimate: $1,250

    1854 (30 Dec) entire letter to Goulbourn (sic) endorsed 'first steamer' bearing 6d Woodblock pair tied by Barred Oval '1', with 'MELBOURNE/(crown)/VICTORIA' datestamp alongside (early use), Yass backstamp. Interesting contents referring to the completion of the building of Temple Court in Collins St...'


    Lot 240
    Estimate: $500

    1855 (Mar) entire to England endorsed 'Per Ship James Baines' bearing Imperf 1/- Octagonal singles (4) tied by Barred Oval '37' cancels of Fiery Creek, endorsed '2/-', backstamps of Castlemaine, Melbourne, Australian Packet and Birmingham datestamps, reinforced slits, otherwise an attractive quadruple rate cover


    Lot 241
    Estimate: $500

    1855 (29 May) entire letter used at Melbourne addressed 'Claude Farie Esq/Sheriff/ Supreme Court' bearing 6d Woodblock tied by Barred Oval '1', 'MELBOURNE/(crown)/ VICTORIA' backstamp. Unusually overpaying the Town letter rate by 2d


    Lot 242
    Estimate: $1,250

    1856 cover to Sydney bearing uncancelled 6d Woodblock (cut-into) showing the very rare framed 'DETAINED ON/BOARD SHIP' in black, reverse with Sydney Ship Letter handstamp, cover faults. The only example of this marking on a Victoria cover


    Lot 243
    Estimate: $3,000

    1856 (2 Oct) entire Melbourne to Maryborough bearing C&F Half-length 1d Pink strip of three with squeezed transfer variety, Queen-on-Throne 2d, Woodblock 6d Dull Orange (2) and 'TOO LATE' 6d, cancelled by Barred Numeral '1', backstamps of Melbourne and Maryborough. Adhesives in somewhat variable condition, address partly painted-over, nevertheless a rare cover


    Lot 244
    Estimate: $500

    1858 (5 Apr) cover Creswick to Port Adelaide bearing Woodblock 6d, datestamps of Creswick, Melbourne, Adelaide and Port Adelaide, minor soiling


    Lot 245
    Estimate: $150

    1860 (22 May) entire letter to Melbourne bearing 'Beaded Oval' 4d Rose-Red, SG 92a, tied by Barred Numeral '82' of Wangaratta (RR)


    Lot 246
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $625

    1861 (Jan) OHMS wrapper used Yackandandah to Melbourne showing framed 'DETAINED FOR/(4d in manuscript)/POSTAGE' over which is affixed 4d 'Beaded Oval' cancelled by numeral '114', reverse with manuscript 'Yack 8/1/61' and Melbourne datestamps


    Lot 247
    Estimate: $200

    1881 (12 Sep) cover Melbourne to Scotland bearing 6d Blue and 1/- Blue, arrival backstamp. Attractive example of triple rate cover


    Lot 248
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1886 cover to South Yarra bearing 1d Brown 'STAMP DUTY' pair tied by Barred Numeral '84' strikes of Winchelsea, transit and arrival backstamps, cover blemishes on reverse


    Lot 249
    Estimate: $300

    1901 (30 Dec) underpaid inwards cover from Cape of Good to Hope to Melbourne bearing 1d tied by Wellington Station duplex, hexagonal 'T/15c.' and 'T3D' within oval, framed 'No. 1 LIST/JA 29/1902', 'UNCLAIMED AT/MELBOURNE' and 'NOT KNOWN BY/LETTER CARRIERS/MELBOURNE', various DLO backstamps


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