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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
Description:
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)

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