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TASMANIA continued...

TASMANIA continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
501 image 1906-09 (SG.258) 10/- mauve & brown, perf.12½, wmk Crown over A inverted; a superb commercially used blk.(4) from DELORAINE in May 1909. Cat.£1100++. (Image) Estimate AU$800-1,000
Min. Bid. AU$650


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
502 og image Postal Fiscals: 1900 (SG.F36d) 1d blue Platypus variety "''REVENUE' overprint doubled", some gum discolouration, Cat £325. RPSofV Certificate (1984). (Image) Estimate AU$150-200
Min. Bid. AU$120


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM

TASMANIA - Revenues

TASMANIA - Revenues
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
503 og ng O image 1860s-1900 Revenues selection with 10/- George & Dragon with fake postal cancel, Platypus Series 1880 1d blue (10) several postally used incl. pair plus mint single, 3d (5) one mint others postally used, 6d (6) postally used, 1/- (2) postally used; 1900 optd 'REVENUE' 1d mint, 3d (4) incl. postally used marginal pair & single, 1/- (2) one unused; also perforated Chalons 1d (2), 6d & 1/- with pen cancels. (36) (Image) Estimate AU$150-200
Min. Bid. AU$120


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM

TASMANIA - Postal Stationery

TASMANIA - Postal Stationery
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
504 PS image Selection with Envelopes (9) comprising 1d red, 2d green (5, three unused & two used) plus PTPO ½d+1d, 1d+1d+½d, & 2d+½d; Walch's Postal Cards unused (3), Registration Envelopes (2) with McCorquodale 4d (flap at left) & DLR undenominated (flap at right) unused; Wrappers with "The Mercury" 1d used to London, "Tasmanian Mail" 1d+½d used to London & "Newspaper Only" 1d unused; condition variable, mostly fine. (17 items) (Image) Estimate AU$100-150
Min. Bid. AU$80


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
505 PS image Postal 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) (Image) Estimate AU$150-200
Min. Bid. AU$120


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
506 PS image Envelopes - 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, unsealed flap. (Image) Estimate AU$120-150
Min. Bid. AU$100


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
507 PS image LETTER CARDS: (H&G A2) 1900 Scenic Issue complete set of 6 views on pale blue stock, few age spots & minor peripheral toning, overall fine condition. Believed that fewer than 300 sets were produced. (6)   (Image) Estimate AU$500-750
Min. Bid. AU$380


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
508 PS image Frank 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. (Image) Estimate AU$250-350
Min. Bid. AU$200


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM

TASMANIA - Postal History

TASMANIA - Postal History
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
509 C image 1830 (May 10) "Leake" correspondence: Launceston to Rosedale outer (faults on reverse from previous poor mounting), showing a very fine strike of the Type 2 double oval handstamp of Launceston. Strikes of this quality are hard to source. Ex Viney. (Image) Estimate AU$500-750
Min. Bid. AU$400


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
510 C image 1832 (Mar.3) outer from Hobart Town to John Leake at Rosedale, with fair 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. (Image) Estimate AU$400-500
Min. Bid. AU$320


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
511 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. (Image) Estimate AU$600-800
Min. Bid. AU$500


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
512 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+.  (Image) Estimate AU$600-800
Min. Bid. AU$460


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
513 C image 1833 (Nov.14) Launceston to Campbell Town entire on "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 Sept.27 1832 rate reductions, minor soiling. [In 1833 Leake purchased part of Gilles' estate near Ross Bridge on the Macquarie River]. (Image) Estimate AU$300-500
Min. Bid. AU$240


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
514 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. (Image) Estimate AU$500-750
Min. Bid. AU$400


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
515 C image
1840 (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' datestamp 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.
 
The subject of the letter is the number of sheep missing from the flock on the farm owned by the recipient. The writer advances his suspicions regarding who has stolen them. (Image)
Estimate AU$300-400
Min. Bid. AU$240


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
516 C image 1849 entire 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. (Image) Estimate AU$200-300
Min. Bid. AU$160


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
517 C image 1851 (Jan.3) Bank of Australasia (Launceston) 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".] (Image) Estimate AU$500-600
Min. Bid. AU$400


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
518 C image 1852 (July 13) Launceston to Campbell Town outer 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. (Image) Estimate AU$500-600
Min. Bid. AU$400


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
519 C image 1857 (Sept.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. The letter proposes a partnership in a shipment of sugar from Mauritius to Tasmania. (Image) Estimate AU$250-350
Min. Bid. AU$200


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM
520 C image 1858 (Oct.18) cover to London endorsed "Via Melbourne & Aden" with Numeral Wmk imperf 1d brick-red pair (margins largely complete) & 4d blue cancelled by BN '62' obliterator of Hobart and partially tied by HOBART large crown circle datestamp, LONDON 'PAID/1858/18OC18/AC' arrival datestamp, fine condition. (Image) Estimate AU$400-500
Min. Bid. AU$300


Closing..Jun-26, 06:00 PM

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