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Description: 1838 entire headed "Great Swan Port 14th Sepr 1838" & signed "Geo Meredith", to Hobart rated "6" with small boxed '19SE19/1838' arrival b/s, "6" scored-through & re-rated "1" because the addressee, Sgt Killivin, was a soldier; plus a promissory note - rejoined (?) or repaired along central split - also signed by Meredith. A significant rarity: believed to be the only recorded inland Soldier's Rate letter from the pre-stamp period. [Great Swanport on the NE coast, was renamed Swansea c.1863. George Meredith was granted land on Oyster Bay in 1821] (Qty 2 items)

Auction Category: TASMANIA - Postal History

Listed in: Postal History , TASMANIA , Coins , Autographs , Postmarks , Pre Stamp , Military & Censor Mail , AUSTRALIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General

Estimate: AUD$ 4000.00T

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Quality: A-/(B) Get Help on this Item


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Price : AUD $3,000.00T