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Auction: 133 - Lot number: 620 << Previous   Next >>

Category: TASMANIA - Postal History

Description: 1853 (May 9) entire to London with fine 'LAUNCESTON/10MY10/1853' cds on the face, rated "4" in red & "8" in black, arrival b/s of 20AU20/1853, ironed-out filing folds. [Carried on the "Yarra Yarra" to Melbourne to connect with the first voyage of the "Harbinger" out of Melbourne 16/5/1853, arriving Southampton 18/8/1853. After the Australian Royal Mail SNCo's packet service collapsed, the General Steam Navigation Co sent 3 ships, including "Harbinger", to NSW to demonstrate their ability to operate a packet service]

Listed in: Postal History , TASMANIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , Ship Mail , Pre-Stamp Mail

Estimate: AUD$ 300.00

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Item was sold for: $270.00