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Auction Date: March 19th - 22nd, 2024
from: 19. March 2024 13:00 CET
  • New South Wales

    • Lot 166
    • 2

    Description
    Earliest Stamped Letter from Australia Remarkable cover to London dated on front "Sydney Nov. 3. 1840" endorsed "G.S. Evans" and addressed to the Chief Commissioner of Crown Lands. The cover carried by hand and franked for domestic transport on arrival in England with 1 d. black with corner letters DI, large margin at right and three huge margins showing five surrounding stamps. The stamp tied to the cover by a Maltese cross in black colour and on the side a straight line "Bishopsgate Within". On back a London arrival pmk. "AP.12 1841". EXHIBITION RARITY

    Sold at Auction
    3200.00 EUR

  • Tasmania

    • Lot 180

    Description
    TASMANIA. A very interesting letter sheet from the Postmaster General F. C. Smith dated April 21 1856 to the Colonial Agent Edward Barnard (arrival mark "RECEIVED JUL.30 1856") and forwarded to Perkins Bacon. The letter is a request for supply of quality paper for printing of postage stamps and has three sample strips of paper glued to the letter sheet. UNIQUE EXHIBITION ITEM.
    Entire lot scanned

    Sold at Auction
    300.00 EUR


    • Lot 181

    Description
    TASMANIA WATERMARK ESSAY. A remarkable lot with a letter from De La Rue asking for permission to produce a new dandy-roll for the new denominations 2 1/2 d. and 5 d. dated June 5th 91 and sent to The Agent General for Tasmania. Enclosed are the original reply dated 8th June 1891 as well as the watermark essay on brown paper showing the position of the watermark. The essay with some folds of no importance. UNIQUE EXHIBITION ITEM.
    Entire lot scanned

    Live Auction
    500.00 EUR


    • Lot 182
    • 18

    Description
    TASMANIA. Proof of 6 d. lilac in block of four from the "Creased proof Sheet". The stamps were prepared but not issued, only one sheet was found in the back of a drawer, crumbled up. See footnote after SG 18. The block of four has full margins and shows the normal faults incl. three pinholes. SG=£3.000+. Cert. RPSL. SCARCE

    Sold at Auction
    340.00 EUR


    • Lot 183
    • 127+129

    Description
    TASMANIA. Small cover to Carlton Melbourne with the earliest known usage of the "Side Face" issue franked with 1 d. and 2 d. with two well placed canc. On back arrival marks "MELBOURNE DC.20 70" as well as "CARLTON VICTORIA DC.20 70". 1 d. with interesting double perforation, 2 d. cut at top. RARE

    Live Auction
    200.00 EUR


    • Lot 184
    • 166ab

    Description
    TASMANIA. Fresh and beautiful pair of 4 d. deep yellow printed on both sides. Large part of back with original gum. SG=£3.000+. Cert. David Brandon. SCARCE

    Sold at Auction
    440.00 EUR


    • Lot 185
    • 217

    Description
    TASMANIA. A very beautiful "Acknowledgment of Delivery" of a registered letter sent from Launceston to Carrick franked with 2 1/2 d. purple "LAUNCESTON H JU.22 TASMANIA". SUPERB & SCARCE

    Sold at Auction
    50.00 EUR

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