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Auction: 20035 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 3007

(x) The Toulmin Packet Service
U.K. to Australia
Voyage 34
1846 (22 Oct.) double rate entire from Chester to Sydney, carried by the "Bermondsey", rated "2/-", showing despatch, London Paid (23.10) and, on reverse, "ship letter/sydney" arrival d.s. (19.3)

Note: The “Bermondsey” left Gravesend on 1 November and arrived in Sydney on 19 March 1847, 138 days passage

The addressee, Robert Archibald Alison Morehead made a fortune investing in Sydney property and money lending.

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