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TASMANIA - Postal Stationery continued...

TASMANIA - Postal Stationery continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
501 PS imagePostal Cards: 1d cards unused (8) all with blank backs except one with Official Souvenir illustration, used (6) incl. New Ponds to Hobart tied by BN '39' with GREEN PONDS 'SEP26/1882' datestamp alongside, New Norfolk to Hobart with largely fine 1892 NEW NORFOLK datestamp, most if not all printed in Hobart with a variety of shade & stock types; also PTPO 1d Card uprated with ½d indicium unused (2, indicium in yellow-orange or deep orange) and used in 1895 from Hobart to Wurttemberg with ULM arrival datestamp, 1898 1d Card to USA uprated with ½d Tablet; also KEVII 1d Cards unused & used (4) incl. 1908 to Sydney with superb GROVE datestamp, others from Zeehan (2) & Campbell Town. (23)

Get Market Data for [Australia (Tasmania) Collection]

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

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
502 PS imagePostal Cards: UPU 1½d+1½d with Reply Cards unused (3) two with diagonal 'SPECIMEN' overprints, plus a single '1d' on 1½d  Reply Card unused (scarce); also 2d Pictorial Scenic Letter Cards unused (2) one showing Lake Hartz (light toning) the other Entrance Island, Macquarie Harbour, 2d Sideface Lettercards (2) one with diagonal 'SPECIMEN' overprint; generally fine. (8 items)

Estimate AU$150-200
Min. Bid. AU$120

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
503 PS imageEnvelopes - PTPO: 1893 (Sept.13) use of 1d+1d+1d+½d PTPO Stationery Envelope to Sydney, impressions tied by multiple strikes of HOBART 'SE13/93' duplex datestamps, small internal fault on reverse, unsealed flap.

Estimate AU$150-200
Min. Bid. AU$120

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
504 PS imageWrappers: 1893 (Jan.14) Hobart to New Norfolk use of PTPO 1d wrapper, with impression incorrectly struck in green, NEW NORFOLK same-day arrival backstamp. A rare error of colour with the only recorded use in Hobart in 1893.

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

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
505 PS imageFrank Stamp: 1902 (Oct.25) registered use of Post and Telegraph Department envelope (136x73mm) to South Africa with fine strike of 'POSTMASTER LAUNCESTON/[Arms]/TASMANIA /FRANK-STAMP' in blue overstruck with LAUNCESTON 'H' code datestamp,'R'-in oval and manuscript registration markings, addressed to Cape Town, redirected on arrival to East London and backstamped with oval registration handstamps for both, corner fault and large tape-repaired tear. Extremely rare impression.

Estimate AU$350-450
Min. Bid. AU$280

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM

TASMANIA - Postal History

TASMANIA - Postal History
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
506 PC PS image1862-1931 selection comprising 1862 front with tied 4d Chalon & 'PRE-PAID/1AU4/1862' datestamp in red alongside, 1886 (?) Fingal front to Launceston,1891 front to South Africa with unclaimed cachets, 1894 to Melbourne with 2d Sideface tied by BN '30' fine EVANDALE datestamp alongside; 1906 PPC to South Africa, stamp on view side uncancelled, tax handstamps on message side, 1907 taxed Tatts cover; also Telegraph Forms (2) 1874  Bothwell to Longford and 1875 Macquarie Plains to Bothwell, plus incongruous 1931 Melbourne-Launceston flight cover AAMC.198 ; mixed condition. (9 items)

Get Market Data for [Australia (Tasmania) Collection]

Estimate AU$160-200
Min. Bid. AU$120

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
507 C image 1830 (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$800-1,000
Min. Bid. AU$600

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
508 C image 1832 (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.

Get Market Data for [Australia (Tasmania) Collection]

Estimate AU$600-800
Min. Bid. AU$460

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
509 C image 1832 (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$900-1,200
Min. Bid. AU$750

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
510 C image 1832 (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$600-800
Min. Bid. AU$460

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
511 C image 1833 (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$500-600
Min. Bid. AU$380

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
512 C image 1835 (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$800-1,000
Min. Bid. AU$600

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
513 C image1840 (June 16) entire to Roslin, Scotland, sent "p Hamilton" departing from Launceston with largely complete strike of the large oval '[Crown]/GENERAL POST OFFICE/HOBART TOWN/VDL/16JU16/1840' datesamp struck in black , initially rated "8" but scored-through and re-rated "9", 'SHIP LETTER" and '8NO8/1840' datestamp in red applied in London, 'ROSLIN/PENNY POST' handstamp applied on arrival in Scotland, re-directed to Edinburgh. Fine example of the Hobart crown oval datestamp, struck in black in 1840 only.

Estimate AU$400-500
Min. Bid. AU$300

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
514 image
1848 E.L. rated '2' for local delivery in Launceston with 2 fine strikes (front and back) of the scarce '1.0.CLOCK/20 SE/1848' cds.
 

Estimate AU$180-200
Min. Bid. AU$160

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
515 C image1849 entire (closed spikehole) from Sydney to Launceston, endorsed "per Shamrock", posted as a local letter upon arrival with good strike of the scarce Launceston Twopenny Post '10.O.CLOCK/1MAR1/1849' datestamp in black. Remarkable use of this timed handstamp on incoming mail.

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

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
516 C image1851 (Jan.3) Bank of Australasia (Launceston) folded printed notice sent locally and rated "2", with bold and largely complete strike of '1.O.CLOCK/3JA3/1851' datestamp in black. [The 1 o'clock datestamp is rare, Green Books state "it is not known when the 1 o'clock delivery commenced in Launceston".]

Estimate AU$750-1,000
Min. Bid. AU$580

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
517 C image 1851 (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$1,000-1,250
Min. Bid. AU$750

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
518 C image 1852 (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$300-400
Min. Bid. AU$240

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
519 C image 1852 (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$600-800
Min. Bid. AU$500

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM
520 C image1857 (Sep.19) inwards entire to Launceston from Mauritius endorsed "p Cantero" & "favod(favoured)/by Capn Walters" with 'SHIP-LETTER INWARDS FREE/31OC/1857' boxed handstamp overstamped '2NO/1857 to correct the date, plus another strike with the correct '2NO/1857' dateline scored through, on reverse fine strike of 'SHIP-LETTER INWARDS FREE/2NO/1857' diamond datestamp. Most unusual combination of cancellations.

Estimate AU$350-450
Min. Bid. AU$280

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-21, 10:00 PM

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