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NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History

2128  1832 (Jan 27) inbound outer from London headed "On the Service of the Australian Agricultural Company" addressed to "Captn Sir W. Edward Parry" (the company's Commissioner in charge of NSW enterprises), and sent "Pr Agnes/17Jan'y1832", endorsed "2oz" & "2/8" with '(Crown)/GENERAL POST OFFICE/12JU12/1832/SYDNEY' Type S3 oval arrival datestamp in blue, forwarded to Port Stephens with manuscript "Received at Lambton from Sydney, 15 June 1832." Important early correspondence pertaining to pastoral trade development in NSW. [The rate of 2/8d equated to 8d per ½oz x4 for a letter up to 2oz]
Lot 2128:1832 (Jan 27) inbound outer from London headed "On the Service of the Australian Agricultural Company" addressed to "Captn Sir W. Edward Parry" (the company's Commissioner in charge of NSW enterprises), and sent "Pr Agnes/17Jan'y1832", endorsed "2oz" & "2/8" with '(Crown)/GENERAL POST OFFICE/12JU12/1832/SYDNEY' Type S3 oval arrival datestamp in blue, forwarded to Port Stephens with manuscript "Received at Lambton from Sydney, 15 June 1832." Important early correspondence pertaining to pastoral trade development in NSW. [The rate of 2/8d equated to 8d per ½oz x4 for a letter up to 2oz]
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2129  1879 stampless cover shipped by Queen of Nations from Tilbury to Sydney with Bill of Lading enclosure dated "21Oct/1878" for "Two pchs (puncheons) Wine" consigned to Francis Cooper of Sydney, freight value of "£1-1-0" entered, with British 6d Arms revenue impressed at upper-left; the cover with fine oval 'LOOSE SHIP/LETTER', '6d' (delivery fee) & boxed 'DETAINED ON/BOARD SHIP' (White type #W20) handstamps, Sydney 'FE4/1879' datestamp in violet, apparently undelivered with 'NOT KNOWN BY LETTER/CARRIERS SYDNEY' handstamp at lower left. Very few on-cover examples of the Detained handstamp are recorded, this cover illustrated by White on p262 of 'The Postal History of New South Wales.'
Lot 851 [1 of 2]:1879 stampless cover shipped by Queen of Nations from Tilbury to Sydney with Bill of Lading enclosure dated "21Oct/1878" for "Two pchs (puncheons) Wine" consigned to Francis Cooper of Sydney, freight value of "£1-1-0" entered, with British 6d Arms revenue impressed at upper-left; the cover with fine oval 'LOOSE SHIP/LETTER', '6d' (delivery fee) & boxed 'DETAINED ON/BOARD SHIP' (White type #W20) handstamps, Sydney 'FE4/1879' datestamp in violet, apparently undelivered with 'NOT KNOWN BY LETTER/CARRIERS SYDNEY' handstamp at lower left. Very few on-cover examples of the Detained handstamp are recorded, this cover illustrated by White on p262 of 'The Postal History of New South Wales.' Lot 851 [2 of 2]:1879 stampless cover shipped by Queen of Nations from Tilbury to Sydney with Bill of Lading enclosure dated "21Oct/1878" for "Two pchs (puncheons) Wine" consigned to Francis Cooper of Sydney, freight value of "£1-1-0" entered, with British 6d Arms revenue impressed at upper-left; the cover with fine oval 'LOOSE SHIP/LETTER', '6d' (delivery fee) & boxed 'DETAINED ON/BOARD SHIP' (White type #W20) handstamps, Sydney 'FE4/1879' datestamp in violet, apparently undelivered with 'NOT KNOWN BY LETTER/CARRIERS SYDNEY' handstamp at lower left. Very few on-cover examples of the Detained handstamp are recorded, this cover illustrated by White on p262 of 'The Postal History of New South Wales.'
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VICTORIA - Postal History

2196  1892 (Sep 20) stampless printed evelope from Sydney addressed to Messrs Gibbs, Bright & Co (Melbourne), Sydney duplex at top right, fine oval 'LOOSE SHIP/LETTER' handstamp, on arrival manuscript "1" applied in blue crayon, and rare 'DETAINED ON BOARD SHIP' boxed handstamp, 'T'-in-oval tax applied with '10D' handstamped within & 10d claret & blue added and tied by 'LC3' handstamp, Melbourne 'SE22' arrival backstamp. The only recorded example of the 10d Postage Due on cover.
Lot 935 [1 of 2]:1892 (Sep 20) stampless printed envelope from Sydney addressed to Messrs Gibbs, Bright & Co (Melbourne), Sydney duplex at top right, fine oval 'LOOSE SHIP/LETTER' handstamp, on arrival manuscript "1" applied in blue crayon, and rare 'DETAINED ON BOARD SHIP' boxed handstamp, 'T'-in-oval tax applied with '10D' handstamped within & 10d claret & blue added and tied by 'LC3' handstamp, Melbourne 'SE22' arrival backstamp. The only recorded example of the 10d Postage Due on cover. Lot 935 [2 of 2]:1892 (Sep 20) stampless printed envelope from Sydney addressed to Messrs Gibbs, Bright & Co (Melbourne), Sydney duplex at top right, fine oval 'LOOSE SHIP/LETTER' handstamp, on arrival manuscript "1" applied in blue crayon, and rare 'DETAINED ON BOARD SHIP' boxed handstamp, 'T'-in-oval tax applied with '10D' handstamped within & 10d claret & blue added and tied by 'LC3' handstamp, Melbourne 'SE22' arrival backstamp. The only recorded example of the 10d Postage Due on cover.
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