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Auction: 20035 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 3004

(x) The Toulmin Packet Service
U.K. to Australia
Voyage 12
1844 (31 Dec.) entire from Coldstream to Sydney, carried by the “Amelia”, marked “Paid 1/-“ in red and “5”, showing despatch and London Paid (2.1.45) datestamps with, on reverse across join, light “general post office/sydney” oval datestamp (1.6)

Note: The “Amelia” left Gravesend on 2 January (a day later than advertised) and put into Falmouth. She sailed again on 31 January and arrived in Sydney on 1 June, 151 days passage

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