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Australia (Tasmania) 1894 cover to New York franked ½d. and 2d. tied ‘53’ numeral cancel with Ulverstone cds to left, reverse with Launceston transit and New York arrivals.
Australia

(Tasmania) 1894 cover to New York franked ½d. and 2d. tied ‘53’ numeral cancel with Ulverstone cds to left, reverse with Launceston transit and New York arrivals.

£55
Australia (Tasmania) 1900 (NO 28) cover franked ‘REVENUE’ overprinted 3d. Duck-billed Platypus tied Launceston cds; small part of backflap missing.
Australia

(Tasmania) 1900 (NO 28) cover franked ‘REVENUE’ overprinted 3d. Duck-billed Platypus tied Launceston cds; small part of backflap missing.

£65
Hong Kong (Treaty Ports) 1899 cover to London, Canada, franked pair 10c. tied index A Foochowfoo cds, reverse with Hong Kong and San Francisco transits and arrival cds.
Hong Kong (Treaty Ports) 1899 cover to London, Canada, franked pair 10c. tied index A Foochowfoo cds, reverse with Hong Kong and San Francisco transits and arrival cds.
Hong Kong

(Treaty Ports) 1899 cover to London, Canada, franked pair 10c. tied index A Foochowfoo cds, reverse with Hong Kong and San Francisco transits and arrival cds.

£225
Hong Kong (Treaty Ports) 1915 cover to Canada franked block of four 1c. tied Canton index B cds, reverse with Hong Kong transit and arrival cds
Hong Kong

(Treaty Ports) 1915 cover to Canada franked block of four 1c. tied Canton index B cds, reverse with Hong Kong transit and arrival cds

£125
India (Used Abroad) 1890 registered cover to Bombay bearing single franking 3a. tied fine small square circle Bushire date stamp, equally fine registration handstamp at left, arrival backstamp. Envelope cut-down at right and some damage on reverse at other side.
India

(Used Abroad) 1890 registered cover to Bombay bearing single franking 3a. tied fine small square circle Bushire date stamp, equally fine registration handstamp at left, arrival backstamp. Envelope cut-down at right and some damage on reverse at other side.

£125
India (Used Abroad) 1921 registered cover to Bombay bearing single franking 6a. tied Bushire Reg cds with registration label at bottom left, arrival backstamp. Envelope with some damage at left side and cut-down there, light filing crease and some toning but a very scarce single franking paying 3a postage + 3a registration.
India

(Used Abroad) 1921 registered cover to Bombay bearing single franking 6a. tied Bushire Reg cds with registration label at bottom left, arrival backstamp. Envelope with some damage at left side and cut-down there, light filing crease and some toning but a very scarce single franking paying 3a postage + 3a registration.

£145
India (Used Abroad) 1922 printed envelope to Bombay franked on reverse with block of three 1a. tied by very fine double ring Linga date stamps, arrival cancel to right. Envelope slightly cut down at side.
India

(Used Abroad) 1922 printed envelope to Bombay franked on reverse with block of three 1a. tied by very fine double ring Linga date stamps, arrival cancel to right. Envelope slightly cut down at side.

£125
India (Used Abroad) 1922 registered cover to Bombay bearing three colour franking 1a., 2a. and 3a. tied Bushire cds,  handstamped registration label at top, arrival backstamp; light vertical filing crease otherwise good condition. This cancel only recorded to 1921 in Part 1.
India

(Used Abroad) 1922 registered cover to Bombay bearing three colour franking 1a., 2a. and 3a. tied Bushire cds, handstamped registration label at top, arrival backstamp; light vertical filing crease otherwise good condition. This cancel only recorded to 1921 in Part 1.

£135
Australia (Victoria) 1861 outer letter sheet from Melbourne to Birmingham, England bearing single franking perforated 1s. tied numeral cancel, reverse with red despatch cds and arrival cds; good fresh condition.
Australia

(Victoria) 1861 outer letter sheet from Melbourne to Birmingham, England bearing single franking perforated 1s. tied numeral cancel, reverse with red despatch cds and arrival cds; good fresh condition.

£115
Australia (Victoria) 1872 cover to London bearing single franking 9d. on 10d. tied Melbourne duplex, arrival backstamp. Endorsed “Via Brindisi”, envelope opened-out for display.
Australia

(Victoria) 1872 cover to London bearing single franking 9d. on 10d. tied Melbourne duplex, arrival backstamp. Endorsed “Via Brindisi”, envelope opened-out for display.

£65
Australia (Western) 1897 cover to United States franked irregular block of five 1d. tied by Kalgoorlie cds, reverse with Grand Rapids arrival cds. Kalgoorlie was founded in 1893 during the Coolgardie gold rush.
Australia

(Western) 1897 cover to United States franked irregular block of five 1d. tied by Kalgoorlie cds, reverse with Grand Rapids arrival cds. Kalgoorlie was founded in 1893 during the Coolgardie gold rush.

£65
Australia (Western) 1901 OHMS registered cover Perth to England franked with 5d Swan tied ‘R’ handstamp, various violet Officil handstamps and London transit, arrival backstamp. The stamp used was not necessary. The envelope has had the ‘HER’ replaced by handstamped ‘HIS’ at top.
Australia

(Western) 1901 OHMS registered cover Perth to England franked with 5d Swan tied ‘R’ handstamp, various violet Officil handstamps and London transit, arrival backstamp. The stamp used was not necessary. The envelope has had the ‘HER’ replaced by handstamped ‘HIS’ at top.

£495
Australia (Western) 1902 ‘Avis De Reception’ large part reinforced form franked 2½d. tied by two R handstamps from Perth to Kalangadoo, South Australia; a scarce item
Australia

(Western) 1902 ‘Avis De Reception’ large part reinforced form franked 2½d. tied by two R handstamps from Perth to Kalangadoo, South Australia; a scarce item

£215
Australia (Western) 1906 registered cover to New Zealand franked ‘swans’ 1d. (2), 2d. and 3d. each cancelled by framed R handstamp, reverse with Sydney transit and Dunedin arrival cds, without despatch cds.
Australia

(Western) 1906 registered cover to New Zealand franked ‘swans’ 1d. (2), 2d. and 3d. each cancelled by framed R handstamp, reverse with Sydney transit and Dunedin arrival cds, without despatch cds.

£85
ITALY: (Disinfected Mail) 1698 complete letter sent from Smyrna to Livorno endorsed "Conn Livorno/Galera Che.D.V.". Letter was disinfected through baking. Rare early disinfection.
ITALY: (Disinfected Mail)

1698 complete letter sent from Smyrna to Livorno endorsed "Conn Livorno/Galera Che.D.V.". Letter was disinfected through baking. Rare early disinfection.

£275
LATVIA 1743 entire to WINDAU, without postal markings but with manuscript "Franco"; small tear at base otherwise fine and early item.
LATVIA

1743 entire to WINDAU, without postal markings but with manuscript "Franco"; small tear at base otherwise fine and early item.

£225
ST KITTS 1762 commercial (copy) entire to Madeira, without postal markings, concerning the shipment of wines and flour; a very early item from the island.
ST KITTS

1762 commercial (copy) entire to Madeira, without postal markings, concerning the shipment of wines and flour; a very early item from the island.

£295
ST KITTS 1763 entire to Madeira re wine imports, sent care of Thomas Newton at New York; good early letter.
ST KITTS

1763 entire to Madeira re wine imports, sent care of Thomas Newton at New York; good early letter.

£245
MALTA 1766 entire to Perpignan bearing two-line "MARSEILLE/DE MALTHE" handstamp at top right, manuscript rate marking; slight staining at left, still a good example of this scarce cancel.
MALTA

1766 entire to Perpignan bearing two-line "MARSEILLE/DE MALTHE" handstamp at top right, manuscript rate marking; slight staining at left, still a good example of this scarce cancel.

£345
LATVIA 1767 cover to PERNAU from a Lieutenant at Tillickshoff and bearing clear framed RIGA handstamp; fine early cover.
LATVIA

1767 cover to PERNAU from a Lieutenant at Tillickshoff and bearing clear framed 'RIGA' handstamp; fine early cover.

£295