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SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1890cover endorsed "From Gunner J Woolley RMA [= Royal Marines Artillery] HMS Curacoa Australia" & counter-signed "IMRG" (Lieut Ian MR Grant), to London with South Australian 2d tied by 'SHIP MAIL ROOM/ JY9/90/SA - S.AUST' duplex, 'LONDON-SE/ 10 /AU13/90' arrival b/s in red, repaired flap fault. Rare: the only sailor's letter from South Australia that we have offered. Ex Gerald Ellott: acquired at the Prestige auction of 16.12.2011 for $3450. [The illustration is above Lot 435]
Buy NowPrice $1,800.00
VICTORIA - Postal History
1867cover endorsed "From 61 Co Wm Grimes Sergeant Royal Marines LI/HMS Galatea Melbourne" and countersigned (Marines Captain) "RF Taylor", to London with GB 1d Plate '91' tied by light 'A81' mailboat cancel used aboard P&O "Tanjore", light 'LONDON N/ A6 /FE17/68' arrival cds in red on the face, repaired flap tears & a few moderate tonespots. Carried per P&O "Geelong", departed Sydney 24/12/1867; "Nubia", departed Galle 18/1/1868; "Tanjore", departed Alexandria 5/2/1868, arrived Southampton 17/2/1868. Ex Gerald Ellott. [The only naval cover from Victoria in Gerald Ellott's exceptional collection of Royal Naval Mail]