Losnr. 3319 - 227.-233. Auktion
Losnr. : 3319
Incoming Mail 1870 (Oct 31): Cover franked by Great Britain 1867/80 6 d. mauve pl. 9 tied by 'Galway / 232' duplex in black, originally addressed 'via Southampton' to 'Green, Proprietor of Hotel, Port McQueen, South Australia', with Port Adelaide arrival cds (Jan 17, 1871) on reverse. The addressee unfound (framed ADVERTISED / UNCLAIMED) and the cover struck with MISDIRECTED TO / SOUTH AUSTRALIA in black and the cover sent on to Sydney (Jan 26) and thence to 'Port Macquarie / NSW' (Jan 30) where marked 'Opened by A. Green and not for him' in manuscript. Framed NOT KNOWN BY THE / LETTER CARRIERS and 'Sydney' cds (Feb 4) in red also on front and eventually mailed on to the 'Chinese Interpreter, Police Office, George St, Sydney'. A most unusual and fascinating cover.
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