Estimation: 15’000 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 28’000
1855 (Jul 8) Entire with delightful engraved letter header depicting Ramsgate Harbour (UK), from Hobart to Campbell Town with 1853 1d blue horizontal strip of four, pos.15-18, worn impression, thin hard white paper, with fine to huge margins showing the guillotine guideline at right (known only on one other stamp), cancelled by two « 68 » numerals with despatch cds below, vertical crease affecting the right stamp An attractive cover and a very rare positional item, possibly the only known example of the guillotine guideline on cover, a showpiece Provenance: Robinson (1984, lot 15) Expertise: Cert. RPSV (1994)