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QUEENSLAND - Postal History

2614749  1891 Australian Station Mail cover from Scotland with 1d lilac tied by superb 'DUNDEE/OC1/91 - 114' duplex, to John W Sutton/HMS Paluma/Brisbane Queensland with 'COOKTOWN/NO30/91/QUEENSLAND' cds on the face & Sydney backstamp of DE9/91, sent back to England where redirected several times to HMSs Victory, Vernon, Orlando & Seagull where endorsed on the flap "Arrived here? not known on Seagull so I have sent it back so you can see where it has been", also endorsed on the face "Not Known/in/Asia", various GB markings & finally returned to sender with superb 'PAIGNTON/JY28/02' cds on the face, rather soiled but oozing character. [In 1891, HMS Paluma was loaned to the Queensland Government to assist with the Queensland Survey]
Lot 531 [1 of 2]:1891 Australian Station Mail cover from Scotland with 1d lilac tied by superb 'DUNDEE/OC1/91 - 114' duplex, to John W Sutton/HMS Paluma/Brisbane Queensland with 'COOKTOWN/NO30/91/QUEENSLAND' cds on the face & Sydney backstamp of DE9/91, sent back to England where redirected several times to HMSs Victory, Vernon, Orlando & Seagull where endorsed on the flap "Arrived here? not known on Seagull so I have sent it back so you can see where it has been", also endorsed on the face "Not Known/in/Asia", various GB markings & finally returned to sender with superb 'PAIGNTON/JY28/02' cds on the face, rather soiled but oozing character. [In 1891, HMS Paluma was loaned to the Queensland Government to assist with the Queensland Survey] Lot 531 [2 of 2]:1891 Australian Station Mail cover from Scotland with 1d lilac tied by superb 'DUNDEE/OC1/91 - 114' duplex, to John W Sutton/HMS Paluma/Brisbane Queensland with 'COOKTOWN/NO30/91/QUEENSLAND' cds on the face & Sydney backstamp of DE9/91, sent back to England where redirected several times to HMSs Victory, Vernon, Orlando & Seagull where endorsed on the flap "Arrived here? not known on Seagull so I have sent it back so you can see where it has been", also endorsed on the face "Not Known/in/Asia", various GB markings & finally returned to sender with superb 'PAIGNTON/JY28/02' cds on the face, rather soiled but oozing character. [In 1891, HMS Paluma was loaned to the Queensland Government to assist with the Queensland Survey]
240.00
2614547  1896 Queensland International Exhibition (Sep 8) use of On Public Service envelope with 'Queensland International Exhibition/1896' imprint at lower-left & signed by Jules Joubert (the Exhibition Manager) at upper-left, to Backriding Iron Works/Oldham/England with 2½d pink tied by Brisbane duplex of SE8/96, 'OLDHAM' arrival backstamp. First of 2 examples recorded. Ex Trevor Davis
Lot 532 [1 of 2]:1896 Queensland International Exhibition (Sep 8) use of On Public Service envelope with 'Queensland International Exhibition/1896' imprint at lower-left & signed by Jules Joubert (the Exhibition Manager) at upper-left, to Backriding Iron Works/Oldham/England with 2½d pink tied by Brisbane duplex of SE8/96, 'OLDHAM' arrival backstamp. First of 2 examples recorded. Ex Trevor Davis Lot 532 [2 of 2]:1896 Queensland International Exhibition (Sep 8) use of On Public Service envelope with 'Queensland International Exhibition/1896' imprint at lower-left & signed by Jules Joubert (the Exhibition Manager) at upper-left, to Backriding Iron Works/Oldham/England with 2½d pink tied by Brisbane duplex of SE8/96, 'OLDHAM' arrival backstamp. First of 2 examples recorded. Ex Trevor Davis
440.00
3121632 Δ 1897 (Oct 26) two large-part sections of a registered cover festooned with 6d green SG #196 x86 (totalling £2/3/6d) tied by 'REGISTERED/EIDSVOLD' two-line handstamp plus additional strikes of Eidsvold 'OC 26/97' unframed datestamp, mounted on exhibit page which states that the package originally contained 58oz.18gr of gold originating from Heights of Alma Mine on the Eidsvold Goldfield; some faults as to be expected. Possibly a record franking for the period.
Lot 533 [1 of 2]:1897 (Oct 26) two large-part sections of a registered cover festooned with 6d green SG #196 x86 (totalling £2/3/6d) tied by 'REGISTERED/EIDSVOLD' two-line handstamp plus additional strikes of Eidsvold 'OC 26/97' unframed datestamp, mounted on exhibit page which states that the package originally contained 58oz.18gr of gold originating from Heights of Alma Mine on the Eidsvold Goldfield; some faults as to be expected. Possibly a record franking for the period. Lot 533 [2 of 2]:1897 (Oct 26) two large-part sections of a registered cover festooned with 6d green SG #196 x86 (totalling £2/3/6d) tied by 'REGISTERED/EIDSVOLD' two-line handstamp plus additional strikes of Eidsvold 'OC 26/97' unframed datestamp, mounted on exhibit page which states that the package originally contained 58oz.18gr of gold originating from Heights of Alma Mine on the Eidsvold Goldfield; some faults as to be expected. Possibly a record franking for the period.
600.00
   
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