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AUSTRALIA Kangaroos - Small Multiple Watermark

2606143 **A C110/- Grey & Pink BW #49, centred to lower left. MUH, Cat $3,000.
Lot 155:10/- Grey & Pink BW #49, centred to lower left. MUH, Cat $3,000.
1,200.00

NEW SOUTH WALES - DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA

2614155  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 896:1817 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.
950.00

TASMANIA - Postal History

2614163  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 1105:1819 (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.]
2,900.00

TASMANIA - DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA

2600161  BCashier Cheque: 1839 Derwent Bank cheque for £10, odd fault, rare.
Lot 1121:Cashier Cheque: 1839 Derwent Bank cheque for £10, odd fault, rare.
240.00

NORFOLK ISLAND

3122586 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 1377 [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 1377 [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 1377 [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)
220.00

AUSTRIA - Postal History

2588510  1833 entire (some damage) with firm boxed 'ZARA' handstamp in red, indistinct address, clearly 1833 with the date 16th of ??. Most of wax seal broken away leaving only the ornate Arms embossing.
Lot 1569:1833 entire (some damage) with firm boxed 'ZARA' handstamp in red, indistinct address, clearly 1833 with the date 16th of ??. Most of wax seal broken away leaving only the ornate Arms embossing.
70.00

BARBADOS - Postal History

3122172  1839 (Mar 22) entire letter headed "Bridgetown Barbados March 22nd 1839" addressed to Pennsylvania USA, rated "22" with fine strike of 'NEW-YORK/SHIP/MAY/3' handstamp in red and manuscript "Recd May 7.1839" endorsement, small blemishes, fine overall.
Lot 1597:1839 (Mar 22) entire letter headed "Bridgetown Barbados March 22nd 1839" addressed to Pennsylvania USA, rated "22" with fine strike of 'NEW-YORK/SHIP/MAY/3' handstamp in red and manuscript "Recd May 7.1839" endorsement, small blemishes, fine overall.
220.00

GREAT BRITAIN - Postal History

3116006  1839 (May 25) entire from London to Dundee with light strike of 'To Pay/ONE PENNY' handstamp in black, boxed 'DUNDEE/MY31E/1839' backstamp, some small edge faults.
Lot 1967:1839 (May 25) entire from London to Dundee with light strike of 'To Pay/ONE PENNY' handstamp in black, boxed 'DUNDEE/MY31E/1839' backstamp, some small edge faults.
150.00

GREAT BRITAIN Scotland - Postal History

2603435
A/A-1784-1805 Namestamps mounted on cardboard for display; [1] 1805 Banff to Elgin, used 1800-08; [2] 1805 Kilmarnock to Edinburgh, namestamp in red, used 1801-09; [3] 1784 Elgin to Huntly, used 1779-89 [Rated D by Mackay]; [4] 1787 Elgin to Portsoy, used 1779-89 [Rated D by Mackay]
Lot 2008 [1 of 5]:1784-1805 Namestamps mounted on cardboard for display; [1] 1805 Banff to Elgin, used 1800-08; [2] 1805 Kilmarnock to Edinburgh, namestamp in red, used 1801-09; [3] 1784 Elgin to Huntly, used 1779-89 [Rated D by Mackay]; [4] 1787 Elgin to Portsoy, used 1779-89 [Rated D by Mackay] Lot 2008 [2 of 5]:1784-1805 Namestamps mounted on cardboard for display; [1] 1805 Banff to Elgin, used 1800-08; [2] 1805 Kilmarnock to Edinburgh, namestamp in red, used 1801-09; [3] 1784 Elgin to Huntly, used 1779-89 [Rated D by Mackay]; [4] 1787 Elgin to Portsoy, used 1779-89 [Rated D by Mackay] Lot 2008 [3 of 5]:1784-1805 Namestamps mounted on cardboard for display; [1] 1805 Banff to Elgin, used 1800-08; [2] 1805 Kilmarnock to Edinburgh, namestamp in red, used 1801-09; [3] 1784 Elgin to Huntly, used 1779-89 [Rated D by Mackay]; [4] 1787 Elgin to Portsoy, used 1779-89 [Rated D by Mackay]
145.00

GRENADA - Postal History

2615188  1819 entire to Scotland, straight-line 'GRENADA/JAN 10' on back, mss "5/2" in black & poor boxed ½ on face.
Lot 2032 [1 of 2]:1819 entire to Scotland, straight-line 'GRENADA/JAN 10' on back, mss "5/2" in black & poor boxed ½ on face. Lot 2032 [2 of 2]:1819 entire to Scotland, straight-line 'GRENADA/JAN 10' on back, mss "5/2" in black & poor boxed ½ on face.
240.00
   
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