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Worldwide - Dec 2018

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    Lot 388

    NEW SOUTH WALES - LAUREATE FRANKING 5d-RATE COVER CARRIED BY THE FAMOUS "S.S. "GREAT BRITAIN" TO G.B.; Unusual 16 Sept. 1854 env. from "RAYMOND TERRACE" (partly fine cds on reverse) to London endorsed "Per [S.S.] Great Britain" via "SYDNEY" (v. fine 18 Sept. backstamp) and Liverpool, franked by 4-margin Laureate 3d Green (tight margin at left) and 3d Blue (wide margins) both tied by unclear "57" Raymond Terrace Numerals (rated RR by Freeman), also charged "8[d]" in GB with a very fine red boxed "LIVERPOOL/SHIP" transit cds (24 Jan. 1856). Carried by this famous steamer on her last Australian return voyage prior to her being redeployed for Crimean Troopship duties. Exhibition Item.

    Estimate: £360

    Worldwide - Dec 2018, Lot 388

    NEW SOUTH WALES - LAUREATE FRANKING 5d-RATE COVER CARRIED BY THE FAMOUS "S.S. "GREAT BRITAIN" TO G.B.; Unusual 16 Sept. 1854 env. from "RAYMOND TERRACE" (partly fine cds on reverse) to London endorsed "Per [S.S.] Great Britain" via "SYDNEY" (v. fine 18 Sept. backstamp) and Liverpool, franked by 4-margin Laureate 3d Green (tight margin at left) and 3d Blue (wide margins) both tied by unclear "57" Raymond Terrace Numerals (rated RR by Freeman), also charged "8[d]" in GB with a very fine red boxed "LIVERPOOL/SHIP" transit cds (24 Jan. 1856). Carried by this famous steamer on her last Australian return voyage prior to her being redeployed for Crimean Troopship duties. Exhibition Item.

    Estimate: £360 ×