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Displaying 1 - 20 of 24 Lots in Category - QUEENSLAND - INTER-COLONIAL MAIL



Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Starting Price




39

C

A-

1861 (Dec 26; Boxing Day) Macartney cover to Sydney with very fine but misperforated Chalons Clean-Cut Perf 6d SG 9 with bold Rays '201' of 'ROCKHAMPTON' (b/s), Sydney arrival b/s of JA7/62, light bend at U/L. Pretty: did they celebrate Boxing Day in the 1860s? [Until 19.2.1871, the inter-colonial rate was 6d per Żoz]

1000.00

750.00R




40

C

B

1862 (Apr 1; April Fools' Day) outer to Victoria with Clean-Cut Perf 6d SG 9 - exceptional centring - tied by partial Rays '87' cancel of 'IPSWICH' (superb b/s), fine Brisbane transit b/s & Melbourne arrival b/s of AP11/62 in red, minor blemishes. Ex Bernie Beston. [Stated to be the earliest recorded Queensland Chalon cover to Victoria]

1250.00

950.00R




41

C

A-

1863 (Feb 28) cover to "Stepney/South Australia" with Chalons Rough Perf 6d SG 17 tied by 'QL'-in-concentric-ovals of Brisbane (b/s), superb 'GPO/MR12/1863/SOUTH AUSTRALIA' arrival cds on the face. Ex Bernie Beston. [Stated to be the only recorded cover between Queensland & South Australia at the 6d inter-colonial rate]

1500.00

1,150.00R




42

C

A-

1863 (Sep 19) cover to NSW with Chalons No Wmk 6d apple-green SG 26 tied by very fine Rays '151' of 'CONDAMINE' (b/s), 'BRISBANE' & very fine 'SHIP LETTER/=SYDNEY=' transits & superb 'ST LEONARDS/SP30/1863/=NSW=' arrival b/s, docketing on the face.

400.00

300.00R




43

C

A-

1864 (Aug 2) cover to NSW endorsed "Per Telegraph" with Chalons No Wmk 6d apple-green SG 26 tied by 'QL'-in-Rays (ERD), very fine 'SHIP-LETTER/=QUEENSLAND=' and large-part 'SHIP-LETTER/=SYDNEY=' transits and large-part 'PARRAMATTA/AU4/1864/=NSW=' arrival b/s, insignificant blemishes.

500.00

380.00R




44

C

A

1864 (Oct 7) cover to NSW with scarce franking of very fine Chalons 2d strip of 3 tied by equally fine Rays '15' cancels (rated RR) of 'PORT DENISON' (largely very fine b/s; rated RRRR), Brisbane & superb 'SHIP-LETTER/=SYDNEY=' transits & light 21mm 'BATHURST/NO4/1864/=NSW=' arrival b/s. A handsome cover. Port Denison PO 1.1.1861; renamed Bowen late-1865.

800.00

600.00R




45

C

A

1865 (Sep 5) cover to NSW with Chalons 6d apple-green tied by Rays '15' cancels (rated RR) of 'PORT DENISON' (b/s; rated RRRR), light Brisbane & 'SHIP-LETTER/=SYDNEY=' transits & light 22mm 'BATHURST/SE28/1865/NSW' arrival b/s. [Very late usage of the Port Denison cds which was renamed Bowen late-1865]

400.00

300.00R


46

CL

B

1867 (Nov 14) cover front to NSW with 'CROWN LANDS OFFICE/("14.11.67")/BRISBANE' cachet at L/L and Chalons 6d yellow-green (surface fault) tied by 'QL'-in-Rays cancel, Type 3 'BRISBANE/QUEENSLAND' cds with code '3' (stated to be the only recorded example), Sydney arrival cds of NO16/1867 plus boxed 'NOT KNOWN BY THE/LETTER CARRIERS' h/s in red & 'ADVERTISED/UNCLAIMED' h/s, a few blemishes.

250.00

190.00R




47

C

A-

1869 (Aug 19) cover to NSW with attractive franking of Chalons 1d orange-vermilion x2 & 2d pale blue x2 tied by poor 'QL'-in-Rays cancels of Brisbane (b/s), Sydney & West Maitland transit & 'WOLLOMBI/AU26/=NSW=' arrival b/s. Very pretty. Ex Richard Stevenson: acquired in 2003 for SFr767.

750.00

575.00R




48

C

B

1870 (Apr 9) triple-rate cover to Sydney with Chalons 6d apple-green x3 & 6d 'REGISTERED' yellow tied by poor Rays of 'GYMPIE' (b/s), very fine 'REGISTERED/GYMPIE' h/s in red (rated RRRR), minor blemishes. Only four examples of the 2-line h/s recorded. [Gold Mining]

2000.00

1,500.00R




49

PS

B

1871 (Aug 4) cover to NSW with Chalons 3d brown tied by poor Rays cancel of 'SURAT' (fine 21mm b/s; rated RRRR), transit b/s of 'ST GEORGE' (23mm; rated RRRRR), 18mm Type 4 'BRISBANE/ a ' (ERD) & Sydney plus very fine 'WINDSOR/AU14/1871=NSW=' arrival b/s, minor blemishes. [On 20.2.1871, the 6d rate to NSW was reduced to 2d overland or 3d by sea. Surat is 420km almost due west of Brisbane]

400.00

300.00

 (1 Bid)




50

C

A

1871 (Aug 18) double-rate Macartney cover to NSW with Chalons 2d strip of 3, indistinct cancels of 'MARYBOROUGH' (cds alongside), 'ROCKHAMPTON' transit & Sydney arrival b/s.

500.00

380.00R




51

C

A-

1873 (Apr 19) cover to Woolloomooloo with Chalons Perf 13 1d & 2d tied by poor Rays '24' of 'BANANA' (fine cds alongside), Rockhampton & Brisbane transit & Sydney arrival b/s, flap removed.

500.00

380.00R




52

C

A-

1873 (July 30) to "Lockyersleigh/Carrick NSW" with the letter written on the back of the envelope! & endorsed "via Roma", Chalons 3d tied by indistinct Rays cancel of 'CUNNAMULLA' (light but obvious b/s; rated RRRRR), transit b/s of Brisbane & Sydney. PO 1.3.1868. [This cds is the only recorded example & the earliest d/s known from this office by 10 years. Cunnamulla is almost 900km due W of Brisbane. Lockyersleigh Homestead is at Brayton, 190km SW of Sydney]

400.00

300.00R




53

C

B

1873 (Dec 30) mourning cover to NSW with Chalons 3d greenish brown tied by partial very fine Rays '[6]3' of 'CLERMONT' (very fine cds alongside), Rockhampton & Sydney transit b/s and fine strike of the scarce 'BOURKE-STREET/=NSW=' arrival b/s, some aging. [Clermont is almost 1000km NW of Brisbane, inland from Rockhampton. Sydney's Bourke Street PO 1.6.1859; replaced by Surry Hills (2) 15.9.1883]

300.00

230.00R




54

C

A

1878 (June 26) Germain Nicholson cover to Victoria with Chalons 2d tied by a poor strike of BN '279' (rated RRRR) of 'MILES' (very fine cds alongside), 'CHINCHILLA' transit & Melbourne arrival b/s. [Miles is 300km NW of Brisbane]

250.00

190.00R


55

CL

B

1879 (Jan 22) sextuple-rate linen-lined cover to NSW with rare franking of Chalons Perf 12 2d strips of 3 x2 - one stamp torn on opening - tied by two poor & two fine strikes of BN '275' (rated RRRRR), 'MUTTABURRA' cds (with quatrefoils; ERD; rated RRRR) alongside, transit b/s of Rockhampton (superb) & Sydney & fine 'PENRITH/FE11/1879/=NSW=' arrival b/s. PO 25.1.1878. [Muttaburra is almost 1200km NW of Brisbane, NNE of Longreach. It was the discovery site of one of Australia's largest dinosaurs, the Muttaburrasaurus. Yes...seriously!]

600.00

460.00R




56

C

A

1879 (Sep 20) double-rate mourning cover to "Tharwa/Lanyon/NSW" with First Sidefaces 2d bright blue SG 139 x2 tied by Rays '63' of 'BOWEN' (fine cds below), transit b/s of Brisbane Sydney & Queanbeyan & light 'LANYON/NSW' arrival cds on the face. [Lanyon Homestead & Tharwa are in the ACT, south of Canberra. Lanyon PO 1.5.1860; replaced by Tharwa 1.2.1882]

300.00

230.00

 (1 Bid)




57

C

A-

1885 (Jan 8) stampless cover with 'Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science' header over signature of "AC Gregory/President", to South Australia with 'TPO/A---/QUEENSLAND' & Adelaide transits and 'NORWOOD' arrival b/s, very minor blemishes. A most unusual free-privilege cover. [Sir Augustus Charles Gregory was an explorer, politician, philanthropist & masonic Grand Master]

400.00

300.00R


58

=

C

1898 wrapper-front with 'LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY PAPERS' header, to the Belgian Consulate in Melbourne with somewhat doubled strike of the rare oval 'GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE/FRANK/21JUN98/STAMP/ QUEENSLAND' d/s in violet, the piece aged & with a repaired tear at upper-left. [Hans Karman recorded only this one example but wrongly stated it was dated 'JUL93' instead of 'JUN98'.

100.00

75.00R


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