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Australia - Postage Due Usages

Lots 2413-2422 Lots 2423-2429

Lot 2413    

Australia, 1846 Melbourne, Victoria to Lancaster, Tasmania, folded letter sheet with manuscript "pr Swan" ship endorsement, additional "Sea postage unpaid" at left and original "3" rate for N.S.W. ship letter rate crossed-out, re-rated "8" for 4d Van Dieman's Land ship letter rate + 4d inland rate from Hobart to Launceston, reverse with boxed "Ship Letter" date stamp and receiving postmark; cover missing sideflaps, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2414    

Australia, 1852 Birmingham, England to Adelaide, South Australia, cover with blue origin cds and red "Ship Letter, London, Ja 23, 1852" transit cds, with red "Paid" cds with manuscript "8" rate, "G.P.O., South Australia, My 24, 1852" cds manuscript "6" pence ship letter charge due for carriage between Australian ports, with "Duke of Cornwall, Jany 21st" docketing at top, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2415    

Australia, 1853 Geelong, Victoria to Launcester, Tasmania, folded letter with "per Yara" ship endorsement at top, red manuscript "10" rate for double the 2d overland rate from Geelong to Melbourne and 3d ship rate from Melbourne to Launceston, rated crossed-out and re-rated "8" for the double weight local delivery free, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2416    

Australia, 1854 London, England to Sydney, N.S.W., mourning cover franked with G.B. 1sh green canceled by barred numeral oval handstamp, large "3" due rate handstamp for single rate ship letter, reverse with reed London origin and partial receiving postmarks; soiling and small tone spots, Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lot 2417    

Australia, 1856 Liverpool, England to Sandhurst, Victoria, cover franked with G.B. 6d violet tied by "497" barred oval handstamp with Liverpool backstamp, "forwarded to Melbourne and then to Prahan" with red "3" rate handstamp, various transit postmarks; some wear and soiling, Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2418    

Australia, 1873 Melbourne, Victoria, local wrapper to the Education Board endorsed "On Her Majesty Service", with boxed "Detained For Postage, 2d" handstamp and matching "Melbourne, Ja 11, 73" duplex postmark, reverse with green "D.L.B." date stamp, Very Fine and choice, an illegal attempt to pass mail through the post free of charge.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2419    

Australia, 1881 Chelmsford, England to Melbourne, cover addressed to San Francisco, Cal. franked with G.B. ½d green + 1d red, two singles (S.G. 164+166), forwarded to Melbourne with U.S. 3¢ Banknote pair and single tied by S.F. duplex postmarks, with "Insufficiently Pre-Paid" and "Due 12" handstamps, oval "More To Pay, 6d" handstamp; cover edge flaws, Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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Lot 2420    

Australia, 1883 Wellesley, Mass. to Brisbane, Queensland, corner card cover franked with U.S. 1879, 2¢ vermilion + 1882, 10¢ brown paying the 12¢ treaty rate, corked canceled with matching origin cds alongside, forwarded to Maryborough with "2" due rate and again to Townsville with re-rate "4" pence due, appropriate transit backstamps; cover corner wear, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2421 ()   

Australia, 1885 (ca.) Madison, Wis. to Sydney, University of Wisconsin corner card front franked with U.S. Banknotes 5¢ + 2¢, four singles tied by target handstamps and "Madison, Wis., Nov 12" cds, forwarded to Geelong with two strikes of oval "2d, More To Pay" handstamp at right; stamp flaws, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2422    

Australia, 1886 Swidon, England to Sydney, N.S.W., registered cover franked with G.B. 1d lilac, pair + 6d dull green (S.G. 172+194) tied by bold duplex postmarks, redirected to Melbourne with oval "More To Pay" handstamp and manuscript "2d to pay"; minor cover edge wear, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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