Prestige Philately Auction 153 CatalogueNEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
1836 (Oct 1) front (& black-flap) with an unusually fine strike of the rare undated 'HINTON/[crown]/ N.S.W' handstamp (#C30; ERD), rated "7d" for carriage between 30 & 50 miles, GPO transit d/s, various British markings including boxed 'INDIA LETTER/DEAL' & rated "1/-" for an inwards packet letter. Rare: absent from Brian Peace's collection. PO 28/8/1835; closed 1846.
1844 part-entire to Scotland "per first ship" with light but clear strike of the rounded-boxed 'PAID AT/MAITLAND' h/s in red & oval Maitland b/s, rated "7" in red = 4d for coastal shipletter + 3d for outgoing shipletter, 'PAID SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY' d/s in red, minor blemishes. Ex Brian Peace.
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1856 two envelopes to Sydney with Imperf Diadem 1d pair (full margins except where cut-into at right) or 2d (3 margins) cancelled with fine BN '63' of 'EAST MAITLAND' (oval b/s) or '37' of 'RAYMOND TERRACE' (large cds b/s), minor blemishes. [The addressee William Charles Windeyer was a prominent politician & Supreme Court judge] (Qty 2)
1856 stampless outer to France with fine '3' rate h/s & poor Sydney b/s, London transit b/s & fine strike of the boxed 'COLONIES/ART 18' Anglo-French Postal Convention h/s - rare on mail from Australia - both in red, French 'ANGL/AMB CALAIS K' TPO cds & '15' (decimes' h/s, light horizontal filing- fold.