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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 381
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    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    1855 (6 Aug) registered cover from Maryborough to Ticino, Switzerland franked with 6d Woodblock and 1/- Registered Imperf (former just touched at right) tied by indistinct Barred Ovals. Postage paid to U.K. only, with handstruck 'd6' registration fee. Liverpool 'AUSTRALIAN/PAID/PACKET' cds in red on face, and with Maryborough, Melbourne and London backstamps. Back flap reinforced, otherwise generally fine, Palmer Census No. 15

     

    Lot 382
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1855 (26 Nov) registered cover from Maryborough to Carnoustie, Scotland, franked with 6d Woodblock and 1/- Registered (both four margins) tied by indistinct Barred Oval, manuscript '5' credit to GPO London, and handstruck 'd6' registration fee on arrival, Maryborough, Melbourne, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Carnoustie backstamps. Heavy toning

     

    Lot 383
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    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    1857 (26 July) cover locally used at Geelong with 1d Yellow-green Queen-on-Throne (touched in places) tied by Barred Numeral '2', with Geelong small crowned oval backstamp. Back flap torn and some overall soiling, but a very rare solo usage of the 1d Queen-on-Throne, representing a 1d underpayment of the town rate

     

    Lot 385
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1871 (15 Jan) cover (repaired at top) from San Francisco to historic 'Whi Whi/North Shore' (Careening Cove, Sydney) via Honolulu, bearing U.S. 2c + 10c pair tied by cork cancels, fine San Francisco Cal Paid datestamp in red, and unusually fine strike of rare framed 'MIS-SENT TO/MELBOURNE-VICTORIA' on front, backstamped Melbourne and Sydney

     

    Lot 386
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1876 (27 Dec) cover to London endorsed 'Via Brindisi' with 1876 8d on 9d Bell Surcharge tied by Melbourne duplex. Couple of very minor marks, otherwise very fine and a very scarce stamp used on cover

     

    Lot 387
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1885 (24 Apr) incoming mourning cover from London to Melbourne with 1883-84 6d Dull Green, overweight and with boxed 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE 6d/FINE _________ 6d/1s' in violet applied, and on arrival the oval '1s/MORE TO PAY' was added. Very fine

     

    Lot 388
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1886 (11 Feb) incoming cover from Edinburgh to Melbourne with 1883-84 6d Dull Green (a little faded) cancelled '131', endorsed 'Via Brindisi', subsequently redirected to Sydney, incurring a 2d fee indicated by the oval '2D/MORE TO PAY', fine

     

    Lot 389
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1886 (29 Sep) incoming cover from Scotland to Melbourne with 1883-84 6d Dull Green (good colour), overweight and with handstruck boxed 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE 6d/FINE ________ 6d/1s' in violet. On arrival the oval '1s/MORE TO PAY' was applied, the cover was subsequently redirected to Sydney incurring a further 2d due, and the handstamp was altered to '1/2'. Some minor staining and a few marks on reverse, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 390
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1890s group of stamp dealer related postal stationery, comprising 1891 d wrapper with printed promotion on reverse for Otto Bickel's "San Marino Philatelist", 1892 2d envelope uprated with d to Otto Bickel in San Marino, 1894 1d envelope from Hochkirch to Germany from Karl Petersen, 1894 1d envelope uprated with d and 1d addressed to Gebruder Senf, 1897 d wrapper uprated with d to Holland with William Ackland oval handstamp in violet, and 1906 d wrapper front uprated with d to England with Howard Davis handstamped address. Foxing on some but an interesting group (6)

      

    Lot 391
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1901 (17 Aug) Boer War cover to Mornington endorsed from a member of the 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles 'On Service South Africa' franked 1901 1d Transvaal optd E.R.I.' tied by 'FIELD POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY S. AFRICA' double ring ds, and with Pietermaritzburg (Natal) and Mornington backstamps. Few opts and slight soiling, otherwise fine and scarce

     

    Lot 393
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    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

    1906 (1 Feb) registered mourning cover per 'Sydney' to Mauritius via Colombo, faint arrivals on front, Registered Melbourne and Colombo backstamps, minor blemishes, a scarce destination

     

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