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Displaying 1 - 20 of 23 Lots in Category - Ship Mail




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

C of A - Postal History


374

C

A-

1913 triple-rate cover to USA "per SS Sonoma" with scarce franking of First Wmk 2d strip of 3 tied by Sydney machine cancel, flap fault.

200.00

No longer available

NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History




477

C

B

1851 (Aug 15) entire letter headed "Maitland" (faint b/s) to GB "By the first vessel", rare franking of Sydney View Plate II 1d (large margins) & Laureate 2d (2, both with 4 margins, one a little stained at upper-right) cancelled at Sydney & with large 'PAID SHIP LETTER/[crown]/SYDNEY' cds in red below, rated "1/-" in black, fair boxed 'PACKET LETTER' h/s in red applied at London, minor blemishes. A striking cover.

3750.00

No longer available

481

CX

B

1904 linen-lined cover (280x124mm) to France "Par Steamer Orotava" with 1d, 2d, 2d block of 4 (rare franking) & 1/- tied by 'THE EXCHANGE' duplex, minor blemishes.

100.00

$70.00T



TASMANIA - Postal History




580

C

A

1846 (July 30) stampless entire from WLHotchkin to a Launceston chemist "pWinchester" with superb strike of the oval 'FORWARDED BY/W.L.HOTCHKIN/EAST INDIA CHAMBS/LONDON' h/s on the face (& a lesser strike on the reverse), carried per favour & rated "4" in black for inwards shipletter, double-circle arrival b/s of 27NO27/1846. [The earlier of the two Hotchkin forwarding agent covers to Tasmania]

2000.00

No longer available

VICTORIA - Postal History

CEYLON




782

C

A-

1859 cover to England (b/s in red) "Via Southampton" with very fine Imperf 6d purple-brown SG 6 (margins just clear to large) tied by neat bars cancel, fair strikes 'KANDY/POST PAID' in red & 'KANDY/STEAMER LETTER' in black both on the reverse.
This item has been withdrawn

2000.00

No longer available

NETHERLANDS COLONIES




937

C

A

Indies 1812 (Sep 15) entire letter headed "Batavia" in English to Bath with fair 'SHIP LETTER/[crown]/ PORTSMOUTH' h/s on the face. The British Occupation of Java extended from 1805 until 1815. [The writer, Thomas Griffith, advises "I have now a staff appointment with Major Johnston..."]

1200.00

$1,100.00T



NEW ZEALAND - Postal History




1007

C

A-

1897 Perdriau Rubber double-weight cover to the head office in USA (b/s) with NSW d grey, 2d Emu & 2d Allegory tied by two very fine strikes of the cogwheel 'NZ MARINE PO/RMS ALAMEDA' cds in rosine, double-boxed 'PACKET-BOAT.' h/s also in rosine at lower-left, a couple of insignificant peripheral tears. Most attractive. [Hosking lists the Packet Boat h/s as #1558 - rated DD - of Bluff. However it was carried aboard ship, not at a land-based post office]

600.00

$650.00T



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - Postal History


1136

C

B

1840 (Dec 7) partly cross-written entire headed "New York" to GB "pGreat Western" with superb oval 'FORWARDED THROUGH/GILPINS EXCHANGE/READING ROOM AND/FOREIGN LETTER OFFICE/N-YORK' b/s in red, rated "8" in black, fine 'BRISTOL/SHIP LETTER' h/s on the face, some reinforcing along folds.

250.00

$250.00T




1137

C

B

1844 (March 13) stampless entire from GB with very fine oval 'L/MR15/A' d/s of Liverpool, to "Thomas Wynns late of Turks Islands/to be left at Tucker & Lauries", re-addressed to 'EDENTON/NC' (fine arrival cds), capsule 'Forwarded/by/GEO & JOHN LAURIE/NEW YORK' b/s in red.

200.00

$400.00T




1139

C

B

1857 (April 8) cover to GB with remarkable franking on reverse of Imperf 3c dull red Scott #11 upper-left corner block of 8 (4x2) with full margins (large at left and enormous at top) tied by 'REHOBOTH/ALA' cds in bluish ink, '5/N.YORK BR.PKT' cds in black (in error) on the face, some soiling, opened-out for display. [**Please note the description in the printed catalogue is inaccurate. The estimate has been amended to $1400 and the reserve to $1000**]

1400.00

$1,600.00T






1141

C

B

1859 (Aug 3) stampless cover from 'JOHNSONS RANCH/CAL' to GB endorsed "Paid/59" stated to be a special rate under the 1848 Postal Treaty with GB, very fine '3' h/s in red, a few minor blemishes. [With letter headed "Johnsons Ranch Sutter Co"]

150.00

$260.00T






1144

PS

B

1861 (Sep 28) use of 3c Envelope from 'STOCKTON/Ca' to Switzerland per Prussian Closed Mail taking almost a month to reach New York where it was treated as wholly unpaid being rated 23c, then "45"(kr) in Germany & "180"(rpn) on arrival, French-type 'SCHIFFSBUREAU/LUZERN' transit b/s & 'LOCARNO' arrival b/s, endorsements at top & base are probably not contemporary. [Prepayment of the international postage was optional but part-payment was not permitted]

300.00

$320.00T






1146

C

B

1865 (Nov 23) stampless cover to Rhode Island from Italy with part-Messina cds, French-type 'ITALIE/LANSLEBOURG' cds & curved 'Br Service'-in-octagon h/s both in red, US 'MISSENT' h/s apparently applied at Portland Maine ('PORT 21 LAND/OR US 30 NOTES' Depreciated Currency cds).

250.00

$180.00T






1148

C

A

1866 (Nov 19) mourning cover to France with 5c & 10c tied by bars cancels of 'NEW ORLEANS/LA' (cds alongside), endorsed "By the N.O.Json&G Northern RailRoad", four different French b/s.

125.00

$160.00T






1151

C

A-

1868 entire from Spain to Boston "Via Queenstown" with 20c dull lilac pair (rounded upper-right corner), 'MALAGA' cds at right & 'MADRID' transit b/s, 'BOSTON.AM.PKT/10' arrival cds in black.

150.00

$145.00T






1154

C

A-

1870 (June 25) stampless entire to France "pStr St Laurent" rated "4" in blue & '8' (decimes), very fine 'GB/2F___' accountancy h/s.

250.00

$240.00T




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