|2159 ||Δ|| ||Petchey's Bay: (A2) largely complete manuscript "Petcheys Ba[y]/21-10-20" across three KGV 1½d browns on small piece. Extremely rare. Avery & Hardinge state "Only one full & one partial pen & ink mss known.". |
PO 1/10/1914; closed 31/1/1946.
||This lot is no longer available||
|2160 ||Δ|| ||Wielangta: (A1+) superb and complete 'WIELANGTA/JUL26/1918/TASMANIA' large rubber handstamp tying KGV 1d red x4 to small piece, Rated RRRRR. Avery & Hardinge state "few copies known."[The Tasmanian Philatelic Society website records that an example (of similar quality) sold for $1,500 in early 2016] |
RO 1/5/1912; closed 8/7/1920.
|| 900.00 sold
TASMANIA - Postal History
|2154 ||✉|| ||1840 (Jun 23) entire to England with fine and largely complete strike of 'GENERAL (crown) POST OFFICE/HOBART TOWN/VDL/23JU23/1840' large oval datestamp in black (black ink used in 1840 only) with 8th November arrival datestamp in red. The contents advise of the healthy state of trade in the Colony especially for rum, whisky & sherry, with the writer advising that wines should be sent out in exchange for wools, some trivail aging. || 150.00
|| 170.00 sold
TASMANIA - Postal Stationery - Franks
|2384 ||F|| ||Education Department: 1898 (Mar 1) use of Type T150.1 handstamp in magenta on Education Department printed Registration Envelope to Upper Tea Tree, 'REGISTERED/0066/HOBART' boxed registration handstamp in blue, very fine Upper Tea Tree arrival backstamp on reverse. || 50.00
|| 55.00 sold