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GREAT BRITAIN - Postal History

459
PS 1841-53 Irish Group [1] 1853 attractive Masonic Lodge printed cover with imperf 1d red, cancelled with '46' of Ballymena straight-line 'CARLOUGH/[GLEN]ARM' arrival on face; [2] poor opened out 1882 cover from Carrickfergus to Coleraine; [3] 1949 use of 2½d blue KGVI strip of 6 on Parcel label from Belfast to Larne; [4] mss "2½ Paid" on front from Belfast to Larne; [5] two fronts one with Prime Minister cachet the other Dept of Finance cachet. Plus Nov 1974 piece from England to Western Australia with 'DELAYED EN ROUTE/-AIRCRAFT HI-JACK=' on face. [The plane was hijacked at Dubai and flown to Tunisia, The hijackers eventually surrendered, no mail was lost.] Also two WWI Red Cross silk fund raising badges, 1938 Gambia cover to UK, 1935 Canada Silver Jubilee set on piece with first day cancel (12 items)
Lot 459 [1 of 4]:1841-53 Irish Group [1] 1853 attractive Masonic Lodge printed cover with imperf 1d red, cancelled with '46' of Ballymena straight-line 'CARLOUGH/[GLEN]ARLot 459 [2 of 4]:1841-53 Irish Group [1] 1853 attractive Masonic Lodge printed cover with imperf 1d red, cancelled with '46' of Ballymena straight-line 'CARLOUGH/[GLEN]ARLot 459 [3 of 4]:1841-53 Irish Group [1] 1853 attractive Masonic Lodge printed cover with imperf 1d red, cancelled with '46' of Ballymena straight-line 'CARLOUGH/[GLEN]AR
100.00 100.00 sold

NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History

977  1842 (Mar 9) Entire to Glasgow rated "3d" & "8d" with 'PAID SHIP LETTER/(Crown)/MA 9/1842/*SYDNEY*' handstamp in red, with single line 'SHIP LETTER' in black with London arrival cds in red & boxed 'GLASGOW/12 AU 1842' handstamp in black.
Lot 977 [1 of 2]:1842 (Mar 9) Entire to Glasgow rated "3d" & "8d" with 'PAID SHIP LETTER/(Crown)/MA 9/1842/*SYDNEY*' handstamp in red, with single line 'SHIP LETTER' in black with London arrival cds in red & boxed 'GLASGOW/12 AU 1842' handstamp in black. Lot 977 [2 of 2]:1842 (Mar 9) Entire to Glasgow rated "3d" & "8d" with 'PAID SHIP LETTER/(Crown)/MA 9/1842/*SYDNEY*' handstamp in red, with single line 'SHIP LETTER' in black with London arrival cds in red & boxed 'GLASGOW/12 AU 1842' handstamp in black.
80.00 60.00 sold

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History

1011  1846 (Nov 9) printed 'On the Service of The Customs/Collector' entire letter used London to Adelaide, fine crowned Paid datestamp in red (25MY25/1846) and arrival datestamp in black showing only the day and month slugs '9NO6' (appears to be poorly printed FREE handstamp). One of three known examples. Attractive.
Lot 1011:1846 (Nov 9) printed 'On the Service of The Customs/Collector' entire letter used London to Adelaide, fine crowned Paid datestamp in red (25MY25/1846) and arrival datestamp in black showing only the day and month slugs '9NO6' (appears to be poorly printed FREE handstamp). One of three known examples. Attractive.
400.00 320.00 R
1012  1847 (Feb 5) printed 'On the Service of The Customs/Collector' entire letter used London to Adelaide, fine crowned Paid datestamp in red (14SP14/1846) and arrival datestamp in black showing only the day and month slugs ''FRE[E]/5FE7' (poorly printed FREE handstamp). One of three known examples.
Lot 1012:1847 (Feb 5) printed 'On the Service of The Customs/Collector' entire letter used London to Adelaide, fine crowned Paid datestamp in red (14SP14/1846) and arrival datestamp in black showing only the day and month slugs ''FRE[E]
320.00 256.00 R
1013  1848 (Nov 13) printed 'On the Service of The Customs/Collector' entire letter used London to Adelaide, fine crowned Paid datestamp in red (19JY19/1848) and black '[G·P·O]/[crown]/NO*13/1848/SOUTH AUSTRALIA' arrival on face. The message advise that agricultural implements imported into Natal are duty free.
Lot 1013:1848 (Nov 13) printed 'On the Service of The Customs/Collector' entire letter used London to Adelaide, fine crowned Paid datestamp in red (19JY19/1848) and black '[G·P·O]
80.00 60.00 sold
1014  1849 (Apr 25) printed 'On the Service of The Customs/Collector' entire letter used London to Adelaide, fine crowned Paid datestamp in red (3JA3/1849) and poor black 'G·P·O/[crown]/AP*25/49/SOUTH AUSTRALIA' (no century in date now) arrival on face. The message asks that the messages sent be reconciled with the messages received.
Lot 1014:1849 (Apr 25) printed 'On the Service of The Customs/Collector' entire letter used London to Adelaide, fine crowned Paid datestamp in red (3JA3/1849) and poor black 'G·P·O/[crown]/AP*25/49/SOUTH AUSTRALIA' (no century in date now) arrival on face. The message asks that the messages sent be reconciled with the messages received.
80.00 64.00 R

VICTORIA - Postal History

1171  1843 (Dec 20) entire to Scotland endorsed "per James" rated "6" in red & "8" in black, with early example of oval 'SHIP LETTER/MELBOURNE' datestamp in red, May 12 1844 arrival datestamp, some blemishes.
Lot 1171 [1 of 2]:1843 (Dec 20) entire to Scotland endorsed "per James" rated "6" in red & "8" in black, with early example of oval 'SHIP LETTER/MELBOURNE' datestamp in red, May 12 1844 arrival datestamp, some blemishes. Lot 1171 [2 of 2]:1843 (Dec 20) entire to Scotland endorsed "per James" rated "6" in red & "8" in black, with early example of oval 'SHIP LETTER/MELBOURNE' datestamp in red, May 12 1844 arrival datestamp, some blemishes.
130.00 104.00 R
1172  1846 (May 24) lettersheet addressed locally to "His Honor C.J.Latrobe Esq/H.M. Superintendent" with fine strike of 'FREE/MELBOURNE' boxed handstamp in red, backstamped 'MELBOURNE/(crown)/MY24/184[6]/PORT PHILLIP' on (detached) backflap.
Lot 1172 [1 of 2]:1846 (May 24) lettersheet addressed locally to "His Honor C.J.Latrobe Esq/H.M. Superintendent" with fine strike of 'FREE/MELBOURNE' boxed handstamp in red, backstamped 'MELBOURNE/(crown)/MY24/184[6]Lot 1172 [2 of 2]:1846 (May 24) lettersheet addressed locally to "His Honor C.J.Latrobe Esq/H.M. Superintendent" with fine strike of 'FREE/MELBOURNE' boxed handstamp in red, backstamped 'MELBOURNE/(crown)/MY24/184[6]
1,000.00 800.00 R
1173  1847 (Nov 25) outer from The Glenelg to Portland, marked "Paid and Registered", rated "3/6" and showing, on reverse, 'THE GLENE[LG]/[[crown]]/NO25/[1847]/PORT PHILLIP' and 'PORTLAND/[crown]/NO*25/1847/NEW.S.WALES' oval datestamps. [The sender as Alexander McKinlay, the first postmaster at The Glenelg.] Ex Brian Peace.
Lot 1173 [1 of 2]:1847 (Nov 25) outer from The Glenelg to Portland, marked "Paid and Registered", rated "3/6" and showing, on reverse, 'THE GLENE[LG]/[[crown]]/NO25/[1847]/PORT PHILLIPLot 1173 [2 of 2]:1847 (Nov 25) outer from The Glenelg to Portland, marked "Paid and Registered", rated "3/6" and showing, on reverse, 'THE GLENE[LG]/[[crown]]/NO25/[1847]/PORT PHILLIP
675.00 540.00 R
1174  1849 (May 3) outer from Warnambool to Portland, marked "Registered", rated "11d" in red, showing scarce framed 'MISSENT TO/[POR]T FAIRY' and, on reverse, crown oval NSW datestamps of Port Fairy & Portland (poor). [Postage was based on distance and for the 65 miles concerned it should have been 8d, so 3d overpaid. Although "Warnambool" is endorsed on the reverse and the sender has a Warrnambool address it is possible the letter was carried to Melbourne and posted there, in which case 11d would be the correct rate.] Ex Ray Kelly, Max Watson, Brian Peace.
Lot 1174 [1 of 2]:1849 (May 3) outer from Warnambool to Portland, marked "Registered", rated "11d" in red, showing scarce framed 'MISSENT TO/[POR]Lot 1174 [2 of 2]:1849 (May 3) outer from Warnambool to Portland, marked "Registered", rated "11d" in red, showing scarce framed 'MISSENT TO/[POR]
675.00 540.00 R
   
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