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Estimation: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Date de vente: Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vente: June 2014 Specialised Auction – Tasmania & British Guiana
Catalogue: Tasmania
Vendu pour EUR 3’000
Description:
1854 (Jun 29) Wrapper from Kangaroo Point to CANADA with four 1853 1d blue, thin hard white paper, with manuscript « Kang. Point / 29-6-54 » Postmaster endorsement with stamps tied by indistinct « 39 » numeral (rated RR by Avery et al), Hobart transit below, London transit bs, stamps paying 4d Ship Letter rate carried by General Screw Steam Co. vessel « Queen of the South » to England, peripheral wear and some toning Thought to be the only known 1d Courier cover to the Americas and a very rare origin Provenance: Tinsley (1990, lot 60), Sato

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