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    Lot 56
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    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    1856 (11 Oct) cover 'per Montmorency' Sydney to Scotland franked Imperf 6d and 1/- Diadems four margins each except where cut into at left on 6d, representing the double 9d (2 x 6d ship letter + 2 x 3d colonial rate) rate. The adhesives struck with the Sydney dumb obliterator which ties one of the values. The rear with Sydney departure and Ayr arrival cds and the face with a Liverpool transit mark. Creased and small repair at top otherwise a scarce double rate


    Lot 57
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    Estimate: $450 Purchase Price : $397

    1857 (18 Jun) entire (one side flap missing) from Sydney to London, with 6d Greyish-brown (2) and 1/- Pale Red Imperf Diadems (all with four margins) cancelled by dumb obliterators, endorsed 'via Marseilles' and with 29 AU 1857 arrival ds in red. One 6d crossed by vertical filing crease, still a scarce 2/- Marseilles rate cover


    Lot 58
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    Estimate: $7,000 Purchase Price : $6,117

    1857 (10 Dec) envelope from Sydney to Leicester U.K. bearing imperf 1d Orange-red (torn in lower right corner) cancelled dumb obliterator, and endorsed 'From Geo. Millican, Seaman on board H.M.S. "Herald", Australian Station', signed by John Hutchinson (Commanding Officer). Leicester arrival backstamp, FE 7 58. Very rare, believed to be one of only two military concessional rate covers bearing an imperf N.S.W. stamp, ex Trevor Davis and Ed Druce


    Lot 59
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1858 (11 Sep) large part outer from Sydney to Liverpool 'pr European S Supplementary' and franked 1/- Brownish-red Imperf Diadem (close to large margins) with central cancel of NSW in concentric ovals (not tied), representing the ship letter plus 6d supplementary fee for carriage to Melbourne to meet a ship already departed Sydney. Few file folds though a scarce example of this service


    Lot 60
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1860 (22 Nov) cover from Blayney to Auckland, New Zealand with 1860-63 Perf 12 6d Grey-brown Diadem cancelled '70' ray type numeral (not tied), arrival ds for DE 17 1860 on face, and ds for Bathurst (NO 22 1860) and Sydney (NO 24 1860) on reverse. Envelope without flap and few small faults


    Lot 61
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $320

    1863 (16 Nov) cover from Clarence Town to El Monte, California with 1d Diadem, 6d Diadem Perf 13 strip of 3 and 2d De La Rue cancelled indistinct '58' in rays numerals, Sydney backstamp, and with London transit and San Francisco arrival datestamps on face. Some manuscript notations on reverse, otherwise fine


    Lot 62
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1865 (18 Feb) cover (opened at left) from Sydney to Rhode Island endorsed 'per Madras' and franked 1/- Diadem Perf 13 and 2d De La Rue cancelled two strikes of the Sydney duplex though not tied. London and New York transit datestamps and '16/CENTS' handstamp on front. Faint soiling mainly confined to rear. Ex Trevor Davis


    Lot 63
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    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1867 (1 Jun) cover to Bordeaux, France with Perf 13 1/- Carmine Diadem used with 2d De La Rue tied by Sydney 'NSW' in concentric ovals duplexes, endorsed 'via Panama'. Manuscript '8' accountancy mark in red and 'PD' in circle in red on face, with arrival ds (26 AOUT 67) on reverse. Despite the endorsement, this cover was sent on the usual P & O service leaving Sydney on 24 June


    Lot 64
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1868 (5 Jun) envelope to Major Kent of the 77th Regiment at Peshawar, India, franked 6d Violet Diadem Perf 13 pair tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex, endorsed 'Per Mail of 17th June by Geelong'. Reverse with various Indian transit ds. Some peripheral age stains but a fine double rate cover to a scarce destination


    Lot 65
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    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    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 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 66
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    Estimate: $800 Purchase Price : $699

    1871 (23 Feb) envelope with contents from Tocumwal to Tennessee, U.S.A. with 6d Purple Diadem Perf 13 and 4d De La rue strip of 3 tied by '507' ray type numerals, 'SAN FRANCISCO CAL/10' ds (APR 13) on face, and four transit ds on reverse. Endorsed 'Via England Overseas Route' but apparently underpaid and sent by the trans-Pacific route. Small portion of back flap missing and stain on face (apparently where an adhesive was removed prior to posting)


    Lot 67
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1881 (22 Jul) cover to Oppeln, Germany (readdressed to Karlsbad) with 1871-1902 2d and 6d tied by Sydney duplex, and with handstruck '1D' accountancy marking in violet. Some minor soiling, otherwise fine


    Lot 68
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1896 (27 Jul) cover to Paris with 1882 Watermark Crown over NSW (II) Perf 10 3d Emerald-green pair used with d Grey and 1d Centennial tied by Barred Numeral '390' of Kogarah. Horizontal fold, otherwise fine, and a scarce triple U.P.U. foreign rate


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