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Auction: 227 - Lot number: 444 << Previous   Next >>

Category: SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History

Description: NORTHERN TERRITORY:c.1912 stampless NZ PPC to "B Tennant Esq/Batchelor's Experimental Farm/Northern Territory/ Queensland" (!) with NZ 'TO PAY/1d' h/s, redirected to "c/- Dr Huxtable/Ch Towers" (= Charters Towers Qld), corner bend. [In 1911, three experimental farms were established, one at Batchelor. Less than three years later, the government moved to shut down the farms at Batchelor and Daly River because of mismanagement]

Listed in: Postal History , SOUTH AUSTRALIA , unusual origins or destinations , Postmarks - Instructional/Informative Markings , Indigenous Peoples , Postage Dues , NEW ZEALAND , Primary Industry - Agriculture , AUSTRALIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General

Estimate: AUD$ 150.00

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Item was sold for: $110.00