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TASMANIA postal history
1867 scarce internal double rate mourning cover to a Miss Reid, near Cricket Ground, Launceston with Chalon 4d pair watermark double-lined numeral "4" tied Hobart Town and backstamped red boxed Pre-Paid NO 22 1867, face docketted "27 Nov 67" arrival. Some peripheral tears at base and centre of flap removed.
The North Tasmania Cricket Association Ground (NTCA) is the oldest first-class cricket ground in Australia. Known as Launceston Racecourse it was renamed in 1841 as the Launceston Cricket Club ground. In 1851 the ground held the first ever first-class cricket match in Australia with the Van Diemens Land XI defeating the Port Phillip XI. In 1986 it hosted its first one day international with a record crowd of nearly 10,000 watching India defeat New Zealand. The envelope stock has curious crowned head watermark which has been seen on preparation sheet 1866 Montserrat revenue stamp issue, and on internal Jamaica printed letter about the forthcoming 1891 Exhibition.
£450

73 used Buckland, TASMANIA postal history
1863 cover to Mrs. Parsons, Queen's Orphan School, New Town with Chalon 4d imperforate tied Buckland "73" with postmaster's manuscript "Buckland 19/11/63" at left and red Pre-Paid NO 20 1863 at right, no reverse markings.
Settled in 1820 and originally known as Prosser Plains. Best known for its historic Church of St. John the Baptist, convict built in 1846, and its mysterious East Window possibly from an Abbey built by William the Conqueror on the spot that King Harold died in 1066. In the early years the majority of the children at the Orphan School, built 1833, were born to convict women under sentence.
£475


10 (used Brighton), TASMANIA postal history
1861 cover "per Tasmania" to Sydney, New South Wales with Chalon 2d slate-green pair (uneven setting), single superbly pmk'd "10" numerals with red PRE-PAID 4 SP 1861 alongside, reverse Sydney C/SP 9 61 arrival.
Docketted as from (Alexander) Learmouth (Samuel) Dickinson & Co., A.S.A.
£3500

13 used Kingston, TASMANIA postal history (Ex TINSLEY, BOMBIERI, BLAKE, CHARTWELL)
1864 drop letter mailed within Kingston with Chalon 1d brick-red imperforate superbly tied "13" addressed Mr. Dixon, Browns River with postmaster's manuscript "Kingston 11-1-64" alongside, no reverse markings. Ex TINSLEY, BOMBIERI, BLAKE, CHARTWELL.
The settlement known as Browns River had its name changed to Kingston by the Governor of Tasmania in 1851, so the postmaster followed this edict which was not acknowledged until a Government Gazette in 1881. It was then changed to Kingston Beach in 1900.
£825

26 used Don, TASMANIA postal history
1866 mourning cover to John Taylor in Newcastle on Tyne with Chalon 6d grey watermark double-lined numeral "6" with postmaster's manuscript "Don 16/5/66" alongside, reverse red Launceston MY 17 1866 and Newcastle-on-Tyne H/JY 20 66.
£480




74 used Hobart, TASMANIA postal history
1860 cover to The Right Reverend Bishop Goold in Melbourne, Victoria with Chalon 2d green showing some DOUBLING OF VALUE TABLET and engine turning and Chalon 4d (pencil marked "cobalt blue, fluorescent ink" on reverse) pmk'd Hobart "74" with part red Hobart Town alongside, reverse with ornate seal impressed black wax and Melbourne A/FE 4 60 arrival.
James Alipius Goold, Roman Catholic Archbishop, was born NO 4 1812 into a prosperous family in Cork, Ireland. Ordained in Rome, returned Ireland where he gained permission to volunteer for missionary work in New South Wales arriving Sydney FE 24 1838. Visited Ballarat gold fields 1854 and 1855 and pacified Catholic miners particularly after the Eureka affair.
£925

52 used Launceston, TASMANIA postal history
1875 cover to London with mixed franking Chalon 6d and QV 3d Sideface pmk'd "52" with Launceston L/JN 10 75 and London AU 3 75 alongside.
£525

KENYA postal history
1940 cover (embossed coat-of-arms flap) to Camberley with KG6 15c pair, 1/- tied excised 7 JU 40 d/ring, purple MILITARY CENSOR "1" handstamp.
£40

BULGARIA postal history
1918 local cover with 5s green (Scott 129) diagonally bisected and tied SOPHIA 21.111.1918.
£75

GREECE stamps:
1901 10c rose and diagonally bisected 25c ultramarine (Scott 169, 171) tied to dated piece, Scott unlisted.
£65

SIERRA LEONE stamps:
1883 QV 4d blue (SG.26) bisected on piece tied A/SP 16 88 cds.
£15

BOLIVIA stamps:
1868-69 5c green (Scott 10, 9 stars) bisected on piece and tied cork cancel, Scott unlisted.
£65

DUFF HOUSE, Jamaica postal history
purple TRD dated 1 NOV 1951 on cover to Shropshire
£10

LINTON PARK, Jamaica postal history
purple TRD dated 26 MAR 1942 on reg. cover to St. Anns Bay.
£24

10th Battalion Rhodesia Regiment, Rhodesia postal history
Undated stampless Forces Mail cover to Fort Victoria with boxed 10 RR, Gwelo cachet dated FEB.
£16

CLINE TOWN, Sierra Leone postal history
(025.03) */1 JY 46 tying KG6 1/3d (SG.196a) on First Day Cover to Magnus J. Taylor, Police Sergeant No.36, Central Police Station, Freetown.
£40

Re-introduced K4 "1", Bermuda postmark
(handstamp II) on d Ship (SG.77a).
£28

ORON, Southern Nigeria postmark
(T.6B) MY 9 13 on KE7 1d (SG.34) piece.
£15

PARCEL-POST, BARBADOS postmark
dated */JA 5 99 on 8d Diamond Jubilee (SG.122).
£12

PARCEL-POST, BARBADOS postmark
dated */MY 10 00 on 10d Diamond Jubilee (SG.123, Cat.55.00).
£16
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