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Stamps and Postal History(#47MG) 05/03/2015 1:00 PM ACST CLOSED!

Lot 37 of 322: 1849 entire letter headed "Brisbane NSW/Moreton Bay/July 3d 1849" to "Shanghai/China" & endorsed "pr first Ship", apparently carried privately to Sydney where 'PAID SHIP LETTER/[crown]/JY*9/1849/SYDNEY' d/s struck in red, light 'HONG-KONG/20OC/1849' transit b/s, redirected to San Francisco with faint 'SHIP'-in-circle & 'SAN FRANCISCO/9/MAY/Cal' cds both in red on the face. Surely the most outstanding origin/destination cover of the Moreton Bay District period. The writer, a ship's captain, offe

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$2,300
Estimate: $3,000

Stamps and Postal History(#47MG)  05/03/2015 1:00 PM ACST  CLOSED!