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QUEENSLAND continued...

Travelling Post Offices continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate in AU$'s
781 c imageSouthern & Western Railway: 'TPO 6 S&W/UP 10SE31/QUEENSLAND' very fine b/s on commercial registered cover from Iveragh (poor cds & mss on provisional R label) to Ipswich. Rare: Hugh Campbell at page 215 states "One 'UP' is recorded".

Grade B A1 (Image1) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$60.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
782 c imageSouthern & Western Railway: 'TPO 7 S&WR/UP 3MY11/QUEENSLAND' two strikes on 1d pair on hand-tinted PPC ('Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Brisbane') to Sydney, message states "...I shall post this on this train at Ipswich..."

Grade A A2 (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$65.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM

QUEENSLAND Postal History

Queensland Postal History
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate in AU$'s
783 c imageGroup of items previously offered individually including 1863 & 1868 to GB both with 6d apple-green, 1878 to Jersey with 1d orange-vermilion pair & strip of 4, 1889 coastal shipping cover with 1d x4 cancelled by oval-of-bars & 'LOOSE/SHIP/LETTER' h/s of Brisbane, 1893 uprated Postal Card to Natal, 1898 wrapper-front with rare oval 'GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE/FRANK/21JUN98/STAMP/QUEENSLAND' d/s in violet, 1905 PPC to Portugal, 1907 PPC with very fine 'TPO No 2 NC RWAY/DOWN/...' & equally fine 'LATE FEE' h/s, 1907 PPC to Bulgaria, etc, condition variable. (Qty 13) (Image1) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8)

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Estimate AU$750

SOLD for AU$550.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
784 c image1856 Bank of Australasia double-rate outer with NSW Diadems 2d pair (almost full margins) & 'REGISTERED' (6d; full margins) tied by BN '85' of Drayton, oval 'DRAYTON/[crown]/NO10/1856/NEW.S.WALES' & similar Ipswich arrival b/s, horizontal filing fold well clear of the stamps & postmarks. An attractive Moreton Bay District cover. [Drayton is 96km due W of Ipswich]

Grade B (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$500

SOLD for AU$500.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
785 c image1861 entire to Sydney (b/s) with rare franking of Small Star Clean-Cut Perf 14-16 6d green SG 9 just tied by fine Rays '87' of 'IPSWICH' (very fine b/s), horizontal filing fold & internal repairs with archival tape.

Grade (B) (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$250

SOLD for AU$190.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
786 c image1872 (Oct 21) cover to "Hugh Passmore/Stanthorpe" with Chalons 1d deep vermilion x2 tied by very fine Rays '214' of 'TOOWOOMBA' (cds alongside), very fine 'WARWICK' transit & poor 'STANTHORPE' arrival b/s, mss "Not called for" & returned to Brisbane where very fine Type 1 'D-L-O' b/s applied & very fine oval 'ADVERTISED/DE31/1872' on the face, opening faults at upper-left. Ex Richard Stevenson: acquired at auction in 2003 for SFr495. [Stanthorpe is 200km SW of Brisbane near the NSW border]

Grade B (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$200

SOLD for AU$150.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
787 c image1874 (Sep 5) cover with 2d tied by very fine Rays '48' - rated RR on Chalons - of 'ST LAWRENCE' (very fine cds alongside; rated R) with 'TOO LATE' h/s, to 'NEBO' (b/s) where returned to 'ST LAWRENCE' (b/s of SP18/1874) & taxed "2d" for the redirection fee. Illustrated in the Supplement at page 7. [This marking indicated the letter had missed the mail which, in many cases, could mean a delay of a week or more]

Grade A- (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$150

SOLD for AU$115.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
788 long cover image1877 (June 21) OHMS cover to Leyburn with Chalons 1d x2, part-'LEYBURN' arrival b/s (rated RRRR), endorsed "Unclaimed" & sent to the DLO with superb 18mm b/s of MY20/78 in red & 'ADVERTISED/MY 31 1878/UNCLAIMED' d/s in red on the face, soiled at right & a little truncated at left.

Grade B (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$150

SOLD for AU$115.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
789 c image1889 (May 13) cover to Prince Edward Island, Canada endorsed "Via Sanfrancisco" with Sidefaces 2d & 6d tied by Brisbane cds, 'WINDSOR ONT/CANADA' transit & 'KINROSS/PEI' arrival b/s, minor blemishes & truncated at left. [The rate is problematic: Via San Francisco was 8d from 1874, 9d from some time before 1884, & 7d from 11.1.1884. However, 8d was the rate via England]

Grade B (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$150

SOLD for AU$115.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
790 long cover image1889 (May 31) cover from England with 1d lilac x6 tied by 'HEYWOOD' duplex, to "Stanley St Post Office/South Brisbane", 'SOUTH BRISBANE' cds & faint 'UNCLAIMED/SOUTH BRISBANE' h/s, very fine 'ADVERTISED/ 31AU89/UNCLAIMED' cds in red, flap removed; plus 1889 (Jan 9) & 1891 (Aug 10) large-part OHMS covers to 'MOUNT PERRY' (ERD; some soiling) or 'ROCKHAMPTON' - 'NOT KNOWN BY/LETTER CARRIERS' h/s (ERD) - both with the 'ADVERTISED/UNCLAIMED' cds of 31MA89 or 30SE91. (Qty 3)

Grade B/C (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$200

SOLD for AU$150.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
791 c image1899 (Feb 17) cover from Russia with 10k tied by '9'-in-star cancel with St Petersberg Cyrillic cds alongside, to "Lennons Hotel/Brisbane" endorsed "via Brindisi" & "Not known at Lennons" & forwarded to the GPO where 'UNCLAIMED/DE 19 99/BRISBANE'-in-oval h/s applied, DLO b/s of the same date plus superb boxed 'NON RECLAME/UNCLAIMED' b/s & underlined 'RETOUR' h/s, different St Petersberg arrival b/s of 12.II.1900 in blue, vertical fold & overall soiling but still very attractive.

Grade C (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$200

SOLD for AU$150.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
792 c image1904 (Nov 28) '13th Australian Light Horse Regt QMI, Christmas 1904' [Queensland Mounted Infantry] postcard showing cavalry flag-bearer in dress uniform on horseback, sent to the Cook Islands with ½d & 1d tied Brisbane duplex cancels, Auckland '4-DE04' transit and 'COOK ISLANDS/RARATONGA/29JA05' arrival but re-directed to "Mackaytown, Thames" (NZ) with partial 'TRAVG P.O. [AUCK]LAND/16FE/05' d/s alongside, couple of tiny blemishes. Remarkable usage of a rare & attractive card; although a 1d postcard rate applied to New Zealand, the Cook Islands apparently did not benefit from any concessional rate until the introduction of 'Imperial Penny Postage' in 1911.

Grade A- (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$200

SOLD for AU$250.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
793 c image1906 Hockley & Co (Maryborough) 'The Best Ironmongers' advertising postcard to Gympie with QV 1d orange tied Maryborough-95 duplex cancel, printed message re representative's visit on back, couple of minor blemishes.

Grade A- (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$60

SOLD for AU$55.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

South Australia
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate in AU$'s
794 G/F image1855 London Printings 2d rose-carmine SG 2 horizontal strip of 6, units 3-5 with full margins, the other units shaved to a little cut-into, neat void cancels of the GPO, Cat £510++. A very scarce First Issue multiple.

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$350

SOLD for AU$270.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
795 F image1855 London Printings 6d deep blue SG 3 horizontal pair, margins good to large - and significantly larger-than-average - with fragments of the units above & to the right of the R/H unit, neat void cancels of the GPO, Cat £340+.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$225

SOLD for AU$170.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
796 P image1855 London Printings 1/- imperforate plate proof block of 4 in black on ungummed unwatermarked paper, the third unit just shaved at left otherwise full margins, minor wrinkles,

Grade A/B (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$150

SOLD for AU$115.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
797 F image1856-58 Adelaide Printings Imperf 2d orange-red & 2d blood-red SG 7 & 8, both with margins close to good, SG 7 with numeral '57' of Nairne, Cat £140. Peter Holcombe Certificate (1989) for SG 8. (2)

Grade A (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$75

SOLD for AU$85.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
798 G/F image1856-58 Adelaide Printings Imperf 2d red SG 9 horizontal strip of 4, margins close to very large with a fragment of the adjoining unit at right, indictinct numeral cancels, Cat £160+. A very fine multiple.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

SOLD for AU$150.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
799 F image1856-58 Adelaide Printings Imperf 6d slate-blue SG 10, margins close to large with a fragment of the adjoining unit above, light void cancel of the GPO, Cat £200.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$75

SOLD for AU$60.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM
800 c image1868-79 Perf 11½-12½ 1d deep yellow-green Partially Imperf Vertically at Left - with a chunk of the adjoining unit at left - & Between and apparently completely Imperf at Right, 3mm closed scissor-cut at L/R which gives credence to the notion that scissors were needed to separate the stamps, light 'GPO ADELAIDE/JA19/76/SA' cds. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2007) states "extremely unusual error multiple". [This pair presents as a variant of SG 65a, Cat £3250]

Grade A- (Image1) (Image2)

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Estimate AU$250

SOLD for AU$190.00
Closing..Oct-10, 05:00 PM

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