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VICTORIA - Postal Stationery - Envelopes (PTPO)

897 PS 1892 1d Carmine Error of Colour Envelope probably for user E Fox Stieg #KB14, addressed to Preston with mss "Not Known at" & 'PRESTON SOUTH' straight-line handstamp on reverse and Dead Letter Office/Melbourne datestamp in magenta, some wrinkling on reverse.
Lot 897 [1 of 2]:1892 1d Carmine Error of Colour Envelope probably for user E Fox Stieg #KB14, addressed to Preston with mss "Not Known at" & 'PRESTON SOUTH' straight-line handstamp on reverse and Dead Letter Office/Melbourne datestamp in magenta, some wrinkling on reverse. Lot 897 [2 of 2]:1892 1d Carmine Error of Colour Envelope probably for user E Fox Stieg #KB14, addressed to Preston with mss "Not Known at" & 'PRESTON SOUTH' straight-line handstamp on reverse and Dead Letter Office/Melbourne datestamp in magenta, some wrinkling on reverse.
150.00 115.00 sold

VICTORIA - Postal Stationery - Franks

898 PS Chief Secretary: Centennial International Exhibition Envelopes [1] internal use at the Exhibition to the Austrian Court with magenta frank scored out, plain embossed 'VICTORIA' Belt & Buckle imprint on flap; [2] similar, but longer Envelope, with violet frank (2)
Lot 894 [1 of 2]:Chief Secretary: Centennial International Exhibition Envelopes [1] internal use at the Exhibition to the Austrian Court with magenta frank scored out, plain embossed 'VICTORIA' Belt & Buckle imprint on flap; [2] similar, but longer Envelope, with violet frank (2)Lot 894 [2 of 2]:Chief Secretary: Centennial International Exhibition Envelopes [1] internal use at the Exhibition to the Austrian Court with magenta frank scored out, plain embossed 'VICTORIA' Belt & Buckle imprint on flap; [2] similar, but longer Envelope, with violet frank (2)
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VICTORIA - Postal Stationery - Wrappers

899 PS 1885 ½d Salmon Stieg #E7 with diagonal Stieg Type 3b seriffed 'SPECIMEN' overprint, some defects and condition issues. [Stieg states "No known specimen (or CTO) copies of this wrapper"]
Lot 899:1885 ½d Salmon Stieg #E7 with diagonal Stieg Type 3b seriffed 'SPECIMEN' overprint, some defects and condition issues. [Stieg states "No known specimen (or CTO) copies of this wrapper"]
100.00 145.00 sold
900 PS 1885 1d Sage Green Stieg #E8 (Watermark inverted & reversed) with diagonal Stieg Type 3b seriffed 'SPECIMEN' overprint, some edge blemishes & condition issues. [Stieg states "No known specimen (or CTO) copies of this wrapper"]
Lot 900:1885 1d Sage Green Stieg #E8 (Watermark inverted & reversed) with diagonal Stieg Type 3b seriffed 'SPECIMEN' overprint, some edge blemishes & condition issues. [Stieg states "No known specimen (or CTO) copies of this wrapper"]
120.00 170.00 sold

VICTORIA - Postal History

901  1856 (May 7) cover to England sent per "Mermaid" with 6d Woodblock (shaved at left), paying ½oz ship letter rate, tied by BN '5', handstruck '5' in red, on reverse fine Ballarat Crown Oval & Melbourne oval datestamps, plus Oldham arrival backstamp, fine condition.
Lot 901 [1 of 2]:1856 (May 7) cover to England sent per "Mermaid" with 6d Woodblock (shaved at left), paying ½oz ship letter rate, tied by BN '5', handstruck '5' in red, on reverse fine Ballarat Crown Oval & Melbourne oval datestamps, plus Oldham arrival backstamp, fine condition. Lot 901 [2 of 2]:1856 (May 7) cover to England sent per "Mermaid" with 6d Woodblock (shaved at left), paying ½oz ship letter rate, tied by BN '5', handstruck '5' in red, on reverse fine Ballarat Crown Oval & Melbourne oval datestamps, plus Oldham arrival backstamp, fine condition.
80.00 115.00 sold
902
 1860-1905 Cover Selection comprising [1] 1859 Melbourne to Ararat with perforated 4d Emblems; [2] 1860 to England with rouletted 6d QOT, endorsed "Missent to Zealand", Melbourne departure & Lancaster arrival backstamps; [3] 1904 Tatts covers x2, one registered from Heidelberg, the other with Springhurst datestamp in violet; [4] 1905 Camperdown registered to USA with 5½d tri-colour franking. (5 items)
Lot 902 [1 of 5]:1860-1905 Cover Selection comprising [1] 1859 Melbourne to Ararat with perforated 4d Emblems; [2] 1860 to England with rouletted 6d QOT, endorsed "Missent to Zealand", Melbourne departure & Lancaster arrival backstamps; [3] 1904 Tatts covers x2, one registered from Heidelberg, the other with Springhurst datestamp in violet; [4] 1905 Camperdown registered to USA with 5½d tri-colour franking. (5 items)Lot 902 [2 of 5]:1860-1905 Cover Selection comprising [1] 1859 Melbourne to Ararat with perforated 4d Emblems; [2] 1860 to England with rouletted 6d QOT, endorsed "Missent to Zealand", Melbourne departure & Lancaster arrival backstamps; [3] 1904 Tatts covers x2, one registered from Heidelberg, the other with Springhurst datestamp in violet; [4] 1905 Camperdown registered to USA with 5½d tri-colour franking. (5 items)Lot 902 [3 of 5]:1860-1905 Cover Selection comprising [1] 1859 Melbourne to Ararat with perforated 4d Emblems; [2] 1860 to England with rouletted 6d QOT, endorsed "Missent to Zealand", Melbourne departure & Lancaster arrival backstamps; [3] 1904 Tatts covers x2, one registered from Heidelberg, the other with Springhurst datestamp in violet; [4] 1905 Camperdown registered to USA with 5½d tri-colour franking. (5 items)
160.00 130.00 sold
903  1862 (Jan 25) cover to Scotland with 3d blue & 6d grey-black Beaded Ovals tied by bold BN '148' cancel, Emerald Hill (smudged), Melbourne & Paisley (arrival) backstamps, minor soiling.
Lot 900:1862 (Jan 25) cover to Scotland with 3d blue & 6d grey-black Beaded Ovals tied by bold BN '148' cancel, Emerald Hill (smudged), Melbourne & Paisley (arrival) backstamps, minor soiling.
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904  1862 (Sep 11) Survey Department (Ballarat) OHMS cover to Warrenheip with Watermark in Words 3d Beaded Oval & 1d Netted Corners tied by Ballarat duplex, 'UNCLAIMED'-in-oval handstamp on face, two good to fine strikes of oval 'WARRENHEIP' datestamp on reverse, few small faults.
Lot 904 [1 of 2]:1862 (Sep 11) Survey Department (Ballarat) OHMS cover to Warrenheip with Watermark in Words 3d Beaded Oval & 1d Netted Corners tied by Ballarat duplex, 'UNCLAIMED'-in-oval handstamp on face, two good to fine strikes of oval 'WARRENHEIP' datestamp on reverse, few small faults. Lot 904 [2 of 2]:1862 (Sep 11) Survey Department (Ballarat) OHMS cover to Warrenheip with Watermark in Words 3d Beaded Oval & 1d Netted Corners tied by Ballarat duplex, 'UNCLAIMED'-in-oval handstamp on face, two good to fine strikes of oval 'WARRENHEIP' datestamp on reverse, few small faults.
65.00 70.00 sold
905  1868 (Jan 30) Dyason cover from Elphinstone to Bendigo with 2d Laureate tied by BN '38', on reverse Sandhurst & rare TPO 4 large octagon (only 10 recorded on cover) transits and White Hills arrival datestamp.
Lot 905 [1 of 2]:1868 (Jan 30) Dyason cover from Elphinstone to Bendigo with 2d Laureate tied by BN '38', on reverse Sandhurst & rare TPO 4 large octagon (only 10 recorded on cover) transits and White Hills arrival datestamp. Lot 905 [2 of 2]:1868 (Jan 30) Dyason cover from Elphinstone to Bendigo with 2d Laureate tied by BN '38', on reverse Sandhurst & rare TPO 4 large octagon (only 10 recorded on cover) transits and White Hills arrival datestamp.
300.00 240.00 R
906  1871 (5 Oct) Stampless Cover to BAIRNSDALE from 'BRUNECK' (Southern Tyrol) with Austrian type 'thimble' cds endorsed "Via Brindisi" with transit backstamps of ''TRIESTE/7/10/71', then sent west overland to France with 'LYON/11/OCT/71', 'LYON A MARSEILLE/11/10/71' backstamp, superb strike of the unusual septagonal Anglo-French Postal Convention 'FR./2f96c postage payable handstamp, oval mss "2/6"/MORE TO PAY' handstamp, Melbourne transit & Bairnsdale arrival cds. Minor defects. [There is only one other inwards item recorded bearing any of the Anglo-French handstamps. Bruneck is a medieval town in the Southern Tyrol. Today it is the Italian town of Brunico, 80% of the population still speak German. The routing via France suggests that the cover was mis-directed from Trieste, adding as much as a week to the transit time.]
Lot 901 [1 of 2]:1871 (5 Oct) Stampless Cover to BAIRNSDALE from 'BRUNECK' (Southern Tyrol) with Austrian type 'thimble' cds endorsed "Via Brindisi" with transit backstamps of ''TRIESTE/7/10/71', then sent west overland to France with 'LYON/11/OCT/71', 'LYON A MARSEILLE/11/10/71' backstamp, superb strike of the unusual septagonal Anglo-French Postal Convention 'FR./2f96c postage payable handstamp, oval mss "2/6"/MORE TO PAY' handstamp, Melbourne transit & Bairnsdale arrival cds. Minor defects.

[There is only one other inwards item recorded bearing any of the Anglo-French handstamps. Bruneck is a medieval town in the Southern Tyrol. Today it is the Italian town of Brunico, 80% of the population still speak German. The routing via France suggests that the cover was mis-directed from Trieste, adding as much as a week to the transit time.] Lot 901 [2 of 2]:1871 (5 Oct) Stampless Cover to BAIRNSDALE from 'BRUNECK' (Southern Tyrol) with Austrian type 'thimble' cds endorsed "Via Brindisi" with transit backstamps of ''TRIESTE/7/10/71', then sent west overland to France with 'LYON/11/OCT/71', 'LYON A MARSEILLE/11/10/71' backstamp, superb strike of the unusual septagonal Anglo-French Postal Convention 'FR./2f96c postage payable handstamp, oval mss "2/6"/MORE TO PAY' handstamp, Melbourne transit & Bairnsdale arrival cds. Minor defects.

[There is only one other inwards item recorded bearing any of the Anglo-French handstamps. Bruneck is a medieval town in the Southern Tyrol. Today it is the Italian town of Brunico, 80% of the population still speak German. The routing via France suggests that the cover was mis-directed from Trieste, adding as much as a week to the transit time.]
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