Prestige Philately Auction 229 CatalogueQUEENSLAND - Postal History
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - QUEENSLAND - Postal History
1870s covers to GB x4 with 6d solo, x2 or strip of 3 x2, 1892 philatelic to Canada with ½d x3 & Postal Fiscal 1d, OHMS covers x18 mostly with various 'INSPECTOR OF POLICE/...' cachets, and a few others, rather mixed condition.
1861(Aug 15) internal official cover with Clean-Cut Perf 14-16 2d blue SG 13 (some toned perfs) tied by Rays '96' & very fine 'MARYBOROUGH' cds alongside, Brisbane arrival b/s. [Alan Griffith's domestic cover with the commoner Rough Perf 2d sold for £252]
1862(Aug 12) cover to Scotland "via Southampton" with rare franking of Clean-Cut Perf 14-16 6d green SG 9 horizontal pair & obvious Rays '131' of 'GLADSTONE' (very fine b/s), Brisbane transit & Glasgow arrival b/s of OC20/62, minor blemishes. [Carried per 'Madras' ex Sydney 22.8.1862; 'Candia' ex Galle 18.9.1862; & 'Valetta' ex Alexandria 7.10.1862, arrived Southampton 19.10.1862. This cover was actually paid at the 1/- via Marseilles rate that applied 1.8.1862 to 31.7.1863 only. Alan Griffiths' similar via Marseilles cover sold on 24.10.2012 for £1680]