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ADVERTISED & UNCLAIMED: 1871 (Oct 19) cover to "Post Office/Brisbane" with Chalons 2d tied by poor Rays cancel of 'TOOWOOMBA' (very fine cds without year slug alongside) & small Brisbane arrival b/s of OC20/1871, the same day endorsed "Unclaimed" with Type 3 'BRISBANE/ 1 /OC20/71/QUEENSLAND' cds alongside & forwarded to 'GYMPIE' (b/s of OC15/1871) with "2d" charged, again unclaimed & returned to Brisbane where very fine Type 1 'D-L-O' b/s applied & fine oval 'ADVERTISED/DE31/1871' datestamp on the face, minor aging.
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ADVERTISED & UNCLAIMED: 1877 (July 18) British cover to "Post Office/Brisbane" with Plate '15' 2d blue & 4d sage-green with wing-margin (Cat £600 on cover) tied by Sheffield duplex, boxed 'NOT CALLED FOR', 18mm DLO b/s of DE21/77 & 'ADVERTISED/DE 31 77/UNCLAIMED' d/s both in red. Then nothing for a year, eventually returned to GB under cover where very fine boxed 'Undelivered for reason stated/To be returned to Sender...' cachet applied in violet, very fine Sheffield & 'HEELEY/MR13/79' arrival b/s. Ex Bernie Beston.
ADVERTISED & UNCLAIMED: 1889 (May 31) cover from England with 1d lilac x6 tied by 'HEYWOOD' duplex, to "Stanley St Post Office/South Brisbane", 'SOUTH BRISBANE' cds & faint 'UNCLAIMED/SOUTH BRISBANE' h/s, very fine 'ADVERTISED/ 31AU89/UNCLAIMED' cds in red, flap removed; plus 1889 (Jan 9) & 1891 (Aug 10) large-part OHMS covers to 'MOUNT PERRY' (ERD; some soiling) or 'ROCKHAMPTON' - 'NOT KNOWN BY/LETTER CARRIERS' h/s (ERD) - both with the 'ADVERTISED/UNCLAIMED' cds of 31MA89 or 30SE91.
VICTORIA - Postmarks
TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 'ENG MAIL TPO/IN ---/VIC' b/s on two 1913 covers from England, the first with boxed 'POSTE RESTANTE/ DELIVERY EXPIRED' h/s - not previously seen by us - the other with ½d 'B 12' Control pair.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery - Postal Franks
GOVERNOR: 37mm 'GOVERNOR OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA/FRANK STAMP' (small coat of arms) largely superb strike in violet & LC Room duplex, 'POSTE RESTANTE' b/s, a trifle aged.