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abacus auctions Sale: 247

'AUSTRALIA ILLUSTRATED'
Illustrated Newspapers
Sale No: 247
Lot No: 1078
Symbol: D

image 'MELBOURNER DEUTSCHE ZEITUNG': 1860 (June 22) 4pp in German with panorama of Melbourne & the Yarra River with imprint 'F Grosse' at L/R, the addressing band has been removed but with Emblems 1d bright green on Bordeaux Paper SG 97 tied to the face by killer '1' cancel of Melbourne, central folds & minor soiling still remarkably fine. Ex Ken Barelli: sold at our auction of 2.5.2014 for $874. Rodney Perry (2006) & RPSofV (2014) Certificates.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$750

Opening AU$ 575.00
Sold...AU$ 850.00


Closed..Apr-26-2022, 20:00:00 EST
Sold For 850

Sale No: 247
Lot No: 1079
Symbol: D

image 'THE AUSTRALIAN NEWS': 1863 (July 25) with panorama of Melbourne & the Yarra River banner & 'Bank of Victoria, Melbourne' below (both unattributed), hand-addressed to Wiltshire per RMS 'Bombay' with Netted Corners 1d pale yellow-green tied by a very late use of a standard BN '1' of Melbourne (withdrawn from use in 1861), removed from a bound volume & remarkably fine. [Sub-titled 'For Home Readers' (ie in Britain), each issue was stated to be 'Published Expressly for Transmission by RMS...', in this case, the 'Bombay'. The publishers were Ebenezer & David Syme who also produced 'The Age', which is still published daily]

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$500

Opening AU$ 380.00
Sold...AU$ 550.00


Closed..Apr-26-2022, 20:00:00 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 247
Lot No: 1080
Symbol: D

image 'THE AUSTRALIAN NEWS': 1863 (Oct 24) with panorama of Melbourne & the Yarra River banner & 'Vestibule of the Public Library, Melbourne' below (both unattributed), hand-addressed to Wiltshire per RMS 'Bombay' with Netted Corners 1d pale yellow-green (an enormous stamp from the confluence of four 'panes' of 15) tied by a very fine Melbourne duplex, minor soiling, removed from a bound volume.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$500

Opening AU$ 380.00
Sold...AU$ 380.00


Closed..Apr-26-2022, 20:00:00 EST
Sold For 380

Sale No: 247
Lot No: 1081
Symbol: D

image 'THE AUSTRALIAN NEWS': 1867 (Jan 28) with redrawn 'Trade & Commerce' banner & '.../The New Members of the Ministry' below (both unattributed), hand-addressed to Wiltshire "via Marseilles" per RMS 'Avoca' with Laureates 2d grey-violet tied by an irregular usage of the Barred Oval '1/V' of Melbourne, fine but partly-obscured strike of the boxed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/VIA MARSEILLES' h/s (the only example we have seen on a non-standard article), removed from a bound volume & remarkably fine. An important & unusual rates item. Ben Palmer at page 264, notes that the standard newspaper rate via the Long Sea Route was 1d. He gives no rate via Marseilles but does quote an 1866 rate of 2d via Trieste.

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$750

Opening AU$ 575.00
Sold...AU$ 575.00


Closed..Apr-26-2022, 20:00:00 EST
Sold For 575

Sale No: 247
Lot No: 1082
Symbol: D

image 'THE AUSTRALIAN NEWS': 1867 (June 28) with redrawn 'Trade & Commerce' banner & an untitled scene of a Police Trooper & Two Black Trackers below (both unattributed), hand-addressed to Wiltshire per RMS 'Geelong' with Laureates 1d green pair (one damaged) tied by two fine to very fine strikes of a killer '1' of Melbourne, a little soiled, removed from a bound volume.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$500

Opening AU$ 380.00
Sold...AU$ 380.00


Closed..Apr-26-2022, 20:00:00 EST
Sold For 380

Sale No: 247
Lot No: 1083
Symbol: D

image 'THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS': 1868 (April 25) with new title & redrawn three-vignette banner & 'St Patrick's Cathedral - WW Wardell Esq Architect' below (both unattributed), hand-addressed to Wiltshire per RMS 'Avoca' with Laureates 1d green tied by Melbourne duplex, central horizontal fold & minor foxing, removed from a bound volume.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$400

Opening AU$ 300.00
Sold...AU$ 300.00


Closed..Apr-26-2022, 20:00:00 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 247
Lot No: 1084
Symbol: D

image 'THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS': 1868 (May 25) with new title & redrawn three-vignette banner & 'Rachel Going to the Well/from a Painting by F Goodall...' with monogram 'ST' or 'TS' at L/R, hand-addressed to Wiltshire per RMS 'Bombay' with Laureates 1d green tied by killer '1' of Melbourne duplex, central horizontal fold, removed from a bound volume. [The painting was purchased by the National Gallery of Victoria in 1867]

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$400

Opening AU$ 300.00
Sold...AU$ 300.00


Closed..Apr-26-2022, 20:00:00 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 247
Lot No: 1085
Symbol: D

image 'THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS': 1869 (Mar 1) with new title & redrawn three-vignette banner & 'Hobart Town from Mount Wellington with 'AC' monogram at L/L & 'Bruce Sc' imprint at L/L below and on the reverse a full-page advert for Wilkie Welch & Co with illustration of a mind-boggling sheep-dipping contraption!, folded in quarters for mailing to Europe with the address band removed but French 'AUSTRALIE V SUEZ/17/AVRIL/69/...' mailboat cds in red & a superlative strike of the rare 'INSUFFICIENTLY/PAID/VIA TRIESTE' h/s, some minor splitting but quite presentable. Unrecorded by Ben Palmer, who notes that the only other recorded example of the Via Trieste h/s is on an 1871 cover to Germany. An exceptional item for the "routes & rates" collector.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$750

Opening AU$ 575.00
Sold...AU$ 1,000.00


Closed..Apr-26-2022, 20:00:00 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 247
Lot No: 1086
Symbol: D

image 'THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS': 1869-70 five issues with front cover illustrations 'Te Kooti, Chief of the Insurgent Maoris', 'The Late John Pascoe Fawkner', 'Wreck of the Victoria Tower', 'Destruction of the Lightning by Fire' and 'Matches of the Victorian Rifle Association', the first four with illustrated advertising for Wilkie Webster & Allan Musical Intruments (later Allan's Music) and Alcock & Co Billiard Tables on the back page. (Qty 5)

Grade A-/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$300

Opening AU$ 230.00
Sold...AU$ 320.00


Closed..Apr-26-2022, 20:00:00 EST
Sold For 320
Sale No: 247
Lot No: 1087
Symbol: D

image 'THE SAMOAN REPORTER' 1854 (Jan) broadsheet issue Number 15 with illustration of Missionaries Preaching to the Natives and imprint on the back page 'Printed and published...by Samuel Ella, at the London Missionary Society's Press, Leulumoega, Upolu, Samoa', addressed to Scotland "via Southampton" with NSW Laureate 2d (margins close to good) tied by bars cancel of Sydney, folds & some staining but quite presentable. An extremely rare South Seas survivor, mail in this period being carried from Samoa by private vessel to Sydney for on-forwarding. Well-written articles including 'Death and Burial' about native customs & 'Renewal of the War' between dissident tribes.

Grade C (Image1)

Estimate AU$1,000

Opening AU$ 750.00
Sold...AU$ 6,250.00


Closed..Apr-26-2022, 20:00:00 EST
Sold For 6250


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