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GREAT BRITAIN - Postal History

387
 1778-1876 Range of entires/part entires incl 1778 (2) to Glasgow with Bishop Marks or straight line 'PAISLY' handstamp, 1792 3 ring 'FREE' Frank to London, 1830 entire Edinburgh to Leith (b/s) with 2 line 'INDIA/STREET' handstamp on reverse, 1832 2 line 'DUNDAS/STREET' on entire, 1840 Edinburgh 'PAID' cds on local part entire, etc, 1843 part entire to Edinburgh with 4 margin 1d red tied by black M/C, plus 1875-76 covers (4, incl 2 Mourning) with GB 1873-80 6d Pl.13, Pl.14 or Pl.15 to Torquay (with arrival cds) in Tasmania. 1881 OHMS blue envelope from 'Crown Office/Scotland' used in Edinburgh. Mixed condition. (17 items)
Lot 387 [1 of 4]:1778-1876 Range of entires/part entires incl 1778 (2) to Glasgow with Bishop Marks or straight line 'PAISLY' handstamp, 1792 3 ring 'FREE' Frank to London, 1830 entire Edinburgh to Leith (b/s) with 2 line 'INDIA/STREET' handstamp on reverse, 1832 2 line 'DUNDAS/STREET' on entire, 1840 Edinburgh 'PAID' cds on local part entire, etc, 1843 part entire to Edinburgh with 4 margin 1d red tied by black M/C, plus 1875-76 covers (4, incl 2 Mourning) with GB 1873-80 6d Pl.13, Pl.14 or Pl.15 to Torquay (with arrival cds) in Tasmania. 1881 OHMS blue envelope from 'Crown Office/Scotland' used in Edinburgh.
 Mixed condition. (17 items)Lot 387 [2 of 4]:1778-1876 Range of entires/part entires incl 1778 (2) to Glasgow with Bishop Marks or straight line 'PAISLY' handstamp, 1792 3 ring 'FREE' Frank to London, 1830 entire Edinburgh to Leith (b/s) with 2 line 'INDIA/STREET' handstamp on reverse, 1832 2 line 'DUNDAS/STREET' on entire, 1840 Edinburgh 'PAID' cds on local part entire, etc, 1843 part entire to Edinburgh with 4 margin 1d red tied by black M/C, plus 1875-76 covers (4, incl 2 Mourning) with GB 1873-80 6d Pl.13, Pl.14 or Pl.15 to Torquay (with arrival cds) in Tasmania. 1881 OHMS blue envelope from 'Crown Office/Scotland' used in Edinburgh.
 Mixed condition. (17 items)Lot 387 [3 of 4]:1778-1876 Range of entires/part entires incl 1778 (2) to Glasgow with Bishop Marks or straight line 'PAISLY' handstamp, 1792 3 ring 'FREE' Frank to London, 1830 entire Edinburgh to Leith (b/s) with 2 line 'INDIA/STREET' handstamp on reverse, 1832 2 line 'DUNDAS/STREET' on entire, 1840 Edinburgh 'PAID' cds on local part entire, etc, 1843 part entire to Edinburgh with 4 margin 1d red tied by black M/C, plus 1875-76 covers (4, incl 2 Mourning) with GB 1873-80 6d Pl.13, Pl.14 or Pl.15 to Torquay (with arrival cds) in Tasmania. 1881 OHMS blue envelope from 'Crown Office/Scotland' used in Edinburgh.
 Mixed condition. (17 items)
60.00 75.00 sold

NEW SOUTH WALES - DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA

965  1817 Bill of Lading: for goods loaded on the Duke of Wellington at Cape Town for Sydney. The Consignment included 18 pipes (about 126 gallons x18) of rum & 6 pipes (about 92 gallons x6) of Cape Madeira. Import duty of 7/- per gallon was collected by Capt John Piper and paid to the Orphans Fund. A very rare document.
Lot 965:1817 Bill of Lading: for goods loaded on the Duke of Wellington at Cape Town for Sydney. The Consignment included 18 pipes (about 126 gallons x18) of rum & 6 pipes (about 92 gallons x6) of Cape Madeira. Import duty of 7/- per gallon was collected by Capt John Piper and paid to the Orphans Fund. A very rare document.
800.00 640.00 R

TASMANIA - Postal Stationery - Franks

1058 PS Corporation Of Launceston: handstamp in blue on 1891 (12 Mar) envelope used locally at Launceston inscribed 'Tasmanian Exhibition/Town Hall Launceston', unusual flap (knife). The only recorded example. 400.00 This lot is no longer available

TASMANIA - Postal History

1059  1819 (Jan 6) lengthy entire from London to John Drummond Esquire, Naval Officer (the customs official) at the Derwent, Van Diemans-land, from his brother requesting that he return home, Rated "1/9" in red. Received 28th June. A very early inwards letter. [John Drummond had been deemed unfit to return to his duties after being arrested for the murder of his sister-in-law's child, which he had fathered. He was not convicted and returned home to England in 1820.]
Lot 1228:1819 (Jan 6) lengthy entire from London to John Drummond Esquire, Naval Officer (the customs official) at the Derwent, Van Diemans-land, from his brother requesting that he return home, Rated "1/9" in red. Received 28th June. A very early inwards letter. [John Drummond had been deemed unfit to return to his duties after being arrested for the murder of his sister-in-law's child, which he had fathered. He was not convicted and returned home to England in 1820.]
2,400.00 This lot is no longer available

NORFOLK ISLAND

1205 Δ 1774 Maps of Norfolk Island three examples from different publications; also two Pitcairns lithographs (spotting) one showing John Adams mutineer & Pitcairn settler, the other showing a coastal scene. (5 items)
Lot 1351 [1 of 3]:1774 Maps of Norfolk Island three examples from different publications; also two Pitcairns lithographs (spotting) one showing John Adams mutineer & Pitcairn settler, the other showing a coastal scene. (5 items)Lot 1351 [2 of 3]:1774 Maps of Norfolk Island three examples from different publications; also two Pitcairns lithographs (spotting) one showing John Adams mutineer & Pitcairn settler, the other showing a coastal scene. (5 items)Lot 1351 [3 of 3]:1774 Maps of Norfolk Island three examples from different publications; also two Pitcairns lithographs (spotting) one showing John Adams mutineer & Pitcairn settler, the other showing a coastal scene. (5 items)
180.00 This lot is no longer available

CANADA - Postal History

1317  1807 (Jan 23) entire from Berthier to Montreal rated "4½" with 'paid' handstamp on face.
Lot 1317 [1 of 2]:1807 (Jan 23) entire from Berthier to Montreal rated "4½" with 'paid' handstamp on face. Lot 1317 [2 of 2]:1807 (Jan 23) entire from Berthier to Montreal rated "4½" with 'paid' handstamp on face.
120.00 90.00 sold

GREAT BRITAIN - Postal History

1414  1749 (Dec 30) entire from Edinburgh to Kirkenbright, rated "3", in fine condition.
Lot 1414:1749 (Dec 30) entire from Edinburgh to Kirkenbright, rated "3", in fine condition.
120.00 90.00 sold
   
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