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TASMANIA

TASMANIA
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
461 image 1899-1900 (SG.230) 1d Bright Lake, DLR Printing, lower right corner blk.(4) with full Plate No. "2" in right margin, fresh MUH.

Estimate AU$200-250
Min. Bid. AU$160


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
462 nh og image1899-1900 (SG.230) 1d bright lake, De La Rue Printing marginal strip of 12 (2x6) from left of pane, showing Plate No "3" in red in lower-left corner, mounted at top only, lower ten units MUH.

Estimate AU$200-300
Min. Bid. AU$150


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
463 nhog image1899-1900 (SG.230) 2d deep violet De La Rue Printing lower-left corner block of 12 (4x3), showing Plate No "1" in violet in corner, some sensible reinforcements of perf separations, six units MUH.

Estimate AU$200-300
Min. Bid. AU$150


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
464 nh og image1905-12 (SG.247db) 4d orange-yellow, perforated 12½ x 11, upper unit Mint, lower unit MUH. Cat.£1000+.

Estimate AU$500-750
Min. Bid. AU$400


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
465 nh og image1905-11 (SG.253c) 3d brown, perforated 12½ x 11 vertical marginal pair, both units also displaying the double vertical row of different perf gauges at right. Upper unit Mint; lower unit MUH. Cat.£850+.

Estimate AU$500-750
Min. Bid. AU$400


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM

TASMANIA - Postal History

TASMANIA - Postal History
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
466 C image1830 (May 10) "Leake" correspondence Launceston to Rosedale entire (faults on reverse from previous poor mounting), showing a largely very fine strike of the Type 2 double oval handstamp of Launceston. Strikes of this quality are hard to source. Ex Viney.

Estimate AU$1,200-1,500
Min. Bid. AU$950


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
467 C image1831 (May. 16) entire from Launceston to Elizabeth River with good to fine strike of Launceston double oval handstamp, used between 1829 and 1836. Very fine. Ex John Cress. Purchased in our November 2003 Sale for $2100+.

Estimate AU$1,000-1,500
Min. Bid. AU$750


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
468 C image1832 (Mar 3) entire from Hobart Town to John Leake at Rosedale with good strike of the oval "HOBART TOWN/V.D.L" handstamp, signed at lower-left by Stephen Adey, Superintendent of Stock and Farms for Van Diemen's Land Company and director of the Derwent Bank.

Estimate AU$1,000-1,500
Min. Bid. AU$750


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
469 C image1832 (Apr.30) Fingal to Rose Vale entire, sent by foot messenger, endorsed by postmaster John Wallace "Paid J.W. Fingal", being a very early endorsement which was not officially required until June; also endorsed "Speed/J. Grant" as recipient John Leake had been complaining of slow delivery times. Fewer than five examples known of this early instructional marking. Ex John Cress. Purchased in our November 2003 Sale for $3,000.

Estimate AU$1,500-2,500
Min. Bid. AU$1,150


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
470 C image1832 (Aug.10) Hobart to Campbell Town entire showing the latest known date of the oval "HOBART TOWN/V.D.L" handstamp, the letter rated at 10d under the 1828 Act for a single letter carried between 70 and 80 miles. Ex John Cress. Purchased in our November 2003 Sale for $2000+. 

Estimate AU$1,000-1,500
Min. Bid. AU$750


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
471 C image1833 (Sep.2) Launceston to Campbell Town entire showing a good strike of the Type 2 double oval handstamp of Launceston, rated 4d following rate reductions introduced from Sep.27 1832, based on the weight/distance formula, (would have been 7d under the previous schedule.) Ex John Cress. Purchased in our November 2003 Sale for $1300.

Estimate AU$750-1,000
Min. Bid. AU$575


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
472 C image1833 (Nov.14) Launceston to Campbell Town entire from "H.M. Service" from Lewis Gilles to John Leake showing a very good strike of the Type 2 double oval handstamp of Launceston, rated 4d following the Sep.27 1832 rate reductions, some soiling/staining. [In 1833 Leake purchased part of Gilles' estate near Ross Bridge on the Macquarie River]

Estimate AU$750-1,000
Min. Bid. AU$575


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
473 C image1835 (Jan.7) entire addressed to John Leake endorsed "James England", the Director-General of the Posts from 1833-34, thus qualified to send as exempt mail. The missive should have been endorsed "On Public Service Only" for this entitlement, however this may have been overlooked as sender and recipient were both eminent members of the community; alternatively it may have been delivered privately as they lived within close proximity. Ex John Cress. Purchased in our November 2003 Sale for $900+.

Estimate AU$500-750
Min. Bid. AU$380


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
474 C image1835 (Aug.17) Launceston to Rosedale entire, showing a good strike of the Type 2 double oval handstamp of Launceston, rated 5d under the 1834 Postal Act, being the single rate for a distance of between 30-45 miles (Rosedale at 41½ mile distance). Ex John Cress. Purchased in our November 2003 Sale for $2300.

Estimate AU$1,200-1,500
Min. Bid. AU$950


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
475 C image1848 (Mar.12) Hobart Town to London entire carried on the "Governor Phillip" with a very fine strike of the Type 3 outwards Hobart Ship Letter handstamp. Ex John Cress. Purchased in our November 2003 Sale for $250+

Estimate AU$150-200
Min. Bid. AU$115


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
476 C image1851 (May 15) Leake correspondence entire to Campbell Town with fine & largely complete strike of Mount Gambier departure datestamp and unofficial Campbell Town straight-line "C' TOWN/25.JUNE.51" arrival datestamp in black; rated 4d Adelaide to Hobart Town, 1d VDL inland fee & 6d ship mail. Only four items recorded with this handstamp, this being the earliest according to Campbell (at page 12). Ex John Cress. Purchased in our November 2003 Sale for $3100+.

Estimate AU$1,500-2,000
Min. Bid. AU$1,150


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
477 C image1852 (Apr. 8) Launceston to Campbell Town outer rated "4" with Type 2 Launceston departure datestamp, largely fine same day strike of boxed "CAMP TOWN/8 April 52" arrival handstamp, intact wax seal in black on reverse.

Estimate AU$400-600
Min. Bid. AU$300


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
478 C image1852 (July 13) Launceston to Campbell Town entire rated "4" with Type 2 Launceston departure datestamp, superb same day strike of boxed "CAMP TOWN/13 July 52" arrival handstamp. Very fine and attractive. Ex John Cress. Purchased in our November 2003 Sale for $1725.

Estimate AU$1,000-1,500
Min. Bid. AU$750


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
479 C image1853 (May 9) cover sent from Hobart to Campbell Town with Type 3(b) Hobart "FREE/9MY9/1853" handstamp and fine boxed "CAMP TOWN/10 MAY53" arrival handstamp, endorsed at lower-left "WDenison", Lt Governor of the Colony and signatory to the November 1853 Postal Act. Ex John Cress. Purchased in our November 2003 Sale for $1250+.

Estimate AU$750-1,000
Min. Bid. AU$575


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM
480 C image1858 (Dec.15) Cornwall Fire and Marine Insurance Company printed notice with 6d dull lilac Chalon SG.40 tied by superb BN '59' cancel of Launceston paying short-lived 6d inland letter rate (Mar.1858 to Oct.1858), rare thus; also 1866 Launceston to Hobart cover franked with 4d Chalon SG.37 for the re-introduced 4d inland letter rate (from Nov.1858); both with Launceston Pre-Paid single-lined diamond departure handstamps, the latter with Hobart segmented-circle arrival handstamp.

Estimate AU$300-400
Min. Bid. AU$240


Closing..Aug-27, 03:00 PM

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