(Victoria) 1875 cover from St Kilda to Manchester franked three 2d and a 6d. tied numeral duplex cancels, on arrival at Manchester envelope re-directed to New York and additionally franked 6d. gray, plate 14 tied Manchester duplex; small part of backflap missing resulting in only small part of arrival cancel surviving, bottom right front corner missing and opened out for display.
(New South Wales) 1880 (May 3) 2d. cover to Sydney franked 2d with pen cross, “Wyndham/ May/3/ 1880/ NSW” manuscript alongside. Also a 1882 cover showing the earliest recorded use of the new Wyndham date stamp. Some slight faults but an interesting pair.
(New South Wales) 1881 (JY 2) registered cover to Brighton, Sussex franked with 1871-1902 8d yellow (imperf between stamp and margin) plus two 2d. D.L.R. to pay the registration fee, cancelled by roller with double-oval Registered Sydney date stamp, London transit above this and arrival on reverse; small part of backflap missing.
(New South Wales) 1895 (OC 30) registered ‘FAMILY HOTEL’ envelope to Hay franked with 3d. green plus 1894 telegram stationery cut-out 1s. black tied ‘133’ numeral obliterators with Carrathool N.S.W. in association, registered manuscript and handstamps at left, arrival backstamp of next day. Fine and unusual.
(New South Wales) 1896 (JA 13) long multi franked cover to Auckland, New Zealand, the franking including surcharges with 9d. on 10d. vertical strip of three and 1891 7½d. on 6d. and 12½d. on 1s. pairs and a single, 1893 10d., 188-89 8d Lyrebird horizontal strip of three. Vertical filing crease, arrival backstamp. A striking cover.
(New South Wales) 1897 (SP 2) internal Broken Hill envelope franked 1d.(1s) Diamond Jubilee and Hospital Charity tied by fine ‘133’ numeral obliterator with cds in association; some mounting paper disturbance on reverse and very slight perf toning, good appearance.
(New South Wales) 1898 1½d. picture stationery card in brown lilac ‘With New Year Greetings ’ entitled ‘General Post Office, Sydney N.S.W.’ with three-ring oval N.S.W. that was applied to examples sent to U.P.U.; slight corner bumps
(New South Wales) 1898 1½d. picture stationery card in reddish brown ‘With New Year Greetings ’ entitled ‘Technological Museum & College, Sydney N.S.W.’ with three-ring oval N.S.W. that was applied to examples sent to U.P.U.; top left corner crease otherwise good condition.
(New South Wales) Accumulation of Specimens on two album pages with 1888-89 Wmk (Crown)/NSW with 1d. inverted watermark, 2d., 4d., 6d. and 1/-, 1890 5s and 20s with numeral watermarks with specimen in large case and small case respectively, 1891 Surcharges set of 3, later issue 6d and 2/6d, Officials including 5s and 20s with numeral watermark, Postage Dues with 1/2d., 1d. and 3d. inverted watermark, 2d. sideways watermark, 4d. to 20s; mostly good to fine condition.
(Queensland - New Guinea) 1891 (28 AU) cover to Brisbane bearing single franking Queensland 2d. tied by B.N.G. obliterator with Port Moresby/ British New Guinea cds, reverse with Cooktown cds (SP 7) and Brisbane arrival (SE 16); a couple of light tones not detracting with all the cancels very fine and clear.