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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 This lot is no longer available
3119444  1842-46 Commercial Entires concerning liquor trading between Tasmania & England addressed to Carrington & Sons of Devizes each rated "4" for ship letter rate & "8" for inwards ship letter rate due, with weak Hobart departure datestamps and 'SHIP LETTER' handstamps on reverse comprising [1] 1842 (Jun 2) "per Agostino" with Devizes 'SP21/1842' arrival datestamp on face; [2] 1842 (Jun 7) "per Earmont" with Devizes 'DE4/1842' arrival datestamp on face, contents advising of the inclusion of a First of Exchange drawn by Derwent Bank on their agent in London; [3] 1846 (Jan 9) "per Calcutta" with Devizes '24AP/1846' arrival datestamp on face; fine condition overall, with typed annotations.
Lot 1106 [1 of 3]:1842-46 Commercial Entires concerning liquor trading between Tasmania & England addressed to Carrington & Sons of Devizes each rated "4" for ship letter rate & "8" for inwards ship letter rate due, with weak Hobart departure datestamps and 'SHIP LETTER' handstamps on reverse comprising [1] 1842 (Jun 2) "per Agostino" with Devizes 'SP21/1842' arrival datestamp on face; [2] 1842 (Jun 7) "per Earmont" with Devizes 'DE4/1842' arrival datestamp on face, contents advising of the inclusion of a First of Exchange drawn by Derwent Bank on their agent in London; [3] 1846 (Jan 9) "per Calcutta" with Devizes '24AP/1846' arrival datestamp on face; fine condition overall, with typed annotations. Lot 1106 [2 of 3]:1842-46 Commercial Entires concerning liquor trading between Tasmania & England addressed to Carrington & Sons of Devizes each rated "4" for ship letter rate & "8" for inwards ship letter rate due, with weak Hobart departure datestamps and 'SHIP LETTER' handstamps on reverse comprising [1] 1842 (Jun 2) "per Agostino" with Devizes 'SP21/1842' arrival datestamp on face; [2] 1842 (Jun 7) "per Earmont" with Devizes 'DE4/1842' arrival datestamp on face, contents advising of the inclusion of a First of Exchange drawn by Derwent Bank on their agent in London; [3] 1846 (Jan 9) "per Calcutta" with Devizes '24AP/1846' arrival datestamp on face; fine condition overall, with typed annotations. Lot 1106 [3 of 3]:1842-46 Commercial Entires concerning liquor trading between Tasmania & England addressed to Carrington & Sons of Devizes each rated "4" for ship letter rate & "8" for inwards ship letter rate due, with weak Hobart departure datestamps and 'SHIP LETTER' handstamps on reverse comprising [1] 1842 (Jun 2) "per Agostino" with Devizes 'SP21/1842' arrival datestamp on face; [2] 1842 (Jun 7) "per Earmont" with Devizes 'DE4/1842' arrival datestamp on face, contents advising of the inclusion of a First of Exchange drawn by Derwent Bank on their agent in London; [3] 1846 (Jan 9) "per Calcutta" with Devizes '24AP/1846' arrival datestamp on face; fine condition overall, with typed annotations.
380.00
3110412
 1843-45 Entires From NSW to merchant William Johnstone all with Sydney crown oval datestamps of varying quality and most with Launceston double-circle arrival backstamps, very mixed condition. (9)
Lot 1107 [1 of 9]:1843-45 Entires From NSW to merchant William Johnstone all with Sydney crown oval datestamps of varying quality and most with Launceston double-circle arrival backstamps, very mixed condition. (9)Lot 1107 [2 of 9]:1843-45 Entires From NSW to merchant William Johnstone all with Sydney crown oval datestamps of varying quality and most with Launceston double-circle arrival backstamps, very mixed condition. (9)Lot 1107 [3 of 9]:1843-45 Entires From NSW to merchant William Johnstone all with Sydney crown oval datestamps of varying quality and most with Launceston double-circle arrival backstamps, very mixed condition. (9)
90.00
2614769  1845 (Dec 2) outer to Wesleyan Missionary Society, England rated "8" in red and "1/4" in red, Hobart crown oval '2DE2/1845' datestamp in red, London arrival of 7MY7/1846 on back.
Lot 1108 [1 of 2]:1845 (Dec 2) outer to Wesleyan Missionary Society, England rated "8" in red and "1/4" in red, Hobart crown oval '2DE2/1845' datestamp in red, London arrival of 7MY7/1846 on back. Lot 1108 [2 of 2]:1845 (Dec 2) outer to Wesleyan Missionary Society, England rated "8" in red and "1/4" in red, Hobart crown oval '2DE2/1845' datestamp in red, London arrival of 7MY7/1846 on back.
180.00
2614770  1846 (Dec 2) commercial entire with "Cambleton/1\/12\/46" mss cancel to Launceston, 2-ring '2DE2/1846' (ERD by 10 days) arrival on back. Rated "4" in black.
Lot 1109:1846 (Dec 2) commercial entire with "Cambleton/1\/12\/46" mss cancel to Launceston, 2-ring '2DE2/1846' (ERD by 10 days) arrival on back. Rated "4" in black.
120.00
2614771  1847 (Feb 12) entire to England rated "4" in red and "8" in black, Hobart crown circle '12FE12/1847' datestamp in red, London arrival of 11JU11/1847 on back. Endorsed "Per Derwent".
Lot 1110 [1 of 2]:1847 (Feb 12) entire to England rated "4" in red and "8" in black, Hobart crown circle '12FE12/1847' datestamp in red, London arrival of 11JU11/1847 on back. Endorsed "Per Derwent". Lot 1110 [2 of 2]:1847 (Feb 12) entire to England rated "4" in red and "8" in black, Hobart crown circle '12FE12/1847' datestamp in red, London arrival of 11JU11/1847 on back. Endorsed "Per Derwent".
95.00
2614773  1866 (Nov 23) cover to England with 4d bright blue & 6d cobalt-blue tied by Hobart dumb cancel, adjacent complete strike of 'GENERAL-POST-OFFICE/HOBART-TOWN/25OC25/1866' circular datestamp in red, London/Paid transit on face, Exeter backstamp, overall fine. Endorsed "Per Madras via Marseilles".
Lot 1111 [1 of 2]:1866 (Nov 23) cover to England with 4d bright blue & 6d cobalt-blue tied by Hobart dumb cancel, adjacent complete strike of 'GENERAL-POST-OFFICE/HOBART-TOWN/25OC25/1866' circular datestamp in red, London/Paid transit on face, Exeter backstamp, overall fine. Endorsed "Per Madras via Marseilles". Lot 1111 [2 of 2]:1866 (Nov 23) cover to England with 4d bright blue & 6d cobalt-blue tied by Hobart dumb cancel, adjacent complete strike of 'GENERAL-POST-OFFICE/HOBART-TOWN/25OC25/1866' circular datestamp in red, London/Paid transit on face, Exeter backstamp, overall fine. Endorsed "Per Madras via Marseilles".
480.00
3123649  1896 (Sep 10) Supreme Court (Hobart) printed cover to Canada with 2½d Tablet tied by Hobart duplex, on reverse, Hamilton & Binbrook (Ontario) backstamps, fine condition with Government of Tasmania crest on flap.
Lot 1112:1896 (Sep 10) Supreme Court (Hobart) printed cover to Canada with 2½d Tablet tied by Hobart duplex, on reverse, Hamilton & Binbrook (Ontario) backstamps, fine condition with Government of Tasmania crest on flap.
180.00
3123651  1899 (May 6) cover to Glenelg (SA) with Adelaide transit & (small-part) Glenelg arrival backstamp where opened & resealed, on face 'ADVERTISED UNCLAIMED/ADELAIDE' oval double-ring datestamp & straight-line 'UNCLAIMED' handstamps, on reverse DLO/Adelaide datestamp in red & DLO Tasmania oval datestamp in blue, edge blemishes.
Lot 1113:1899 (May 6) cover to Glenelg (SA) with Adelaide transit & (small-part) Glenelg arrival backstamp where opened & resealed, on face 'ADVERTISED UNCLAIMED/ADELAIDE' oval double-ring datestamp & straight-line 'UNCLAIMED' handstamps, on reverse DLO/Adelaide datestamp in red & DLO Tasmania oval datestamp in blue, edge blemishes.
145.00
3107728  1907 (Jun 10) PPC (Hobart, town scene) to France with 1½d on 5d Tablet tied to face by Hobart datestamp, minor edge blemishes.
Lot 1114:1907 (Jun 10) PPC (Hobart, town scene) to France with 1½d on 5d Tablet tied to face by Hobart datestamp, minor edge blemishes.
60.00
   
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