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Auction: 232 - Lot number: 571 << Previous   Next >>

Category: NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History

Description: 1890 usage of 1888 Jubilee 2d blue postal card inscribed 'For UNITED KINGDOM &c/by the long Sea Route' to Germany with message headed on board "SMS Sophia, Jervis Bay", 1d Centennial added tied by Rays '357' and small part 'TOMERONG' cds alongside, taxed with Sydney 'T' inverted triangle cachet, Bavarian 'KB BAHNPOST' TPO d/s on face, on arrival rated "3d/80" [pfennig] postage due, minor faults. [The pre-UPU 6d Europe ship letter rate should have been paid as the 2d and 3d treaty postcard rates applied only to items sent to the UK]

Listed in: Postal History , postal establishments - Travelling Post Offices , Germany , AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY , Barred Numerals , Postmarks , Postal Stationery , Postal Stationery - Postal Cards , AUSTRALIA , NEW SOUTH WALES , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General

Estimate: AUD$ 300.00

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Item was sold for: $380.00