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Description: 1881 cover endorsed "From W Gibbs Seaman HM Ship Carysfort Flying/squadron Sidney New South Wales Australia" & countersigned "GTL" (Lieut Gerald T Langley), to London with British 1d Venetian red tied by 'FB'-in-bars of the London Foreign Branch, boxed 'LONDON EC/SP6/81' & 'LONDON SE/ AD /SP7/81' b/s both in red. Ex Gerald Sattin and Gerald Ellott. [The Flying Squadron was on a flag-waving world tour: two grandsons of Queen Victoria were along for the ride. This was one of the earliest, and least-known, Royal Visits to Australia]

Auction Category: NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History

Listed in: Postal History , royalty , Military & Censor Mail , GREAT BRITAIN , Military - Navy , AUSTRALIA , NEW SOUTH WALES , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General

Estimate: AUD$ 600.00

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Price : AUD $460.00