Lot 50030 – Australia » Tasmania

1855 (Jul 11) Folded printed circular sent locally

1855 (Jul 11) Folded printed circular sent locally in Campbell Town with 1853 1d blue with TRIANGULAR PUNCH HOLE (found used on official, legal and prisoners’ letters), intermediate impression, thin hard white paper, faintly touched at lower left otherwise clear margins, tied by crisp « 18 » numeral with boxed « CAMP TOWN » ds adjacent, stamp paying the 1d town letter rate A fine and very rare usage of the triangular punch hole with only a handful of covers known and only two known on the 1d Courier Provenance: Purves Note: See also lot 50146 for an example of this punch hole on a 4d Chalon on cover
Estimation 12’000 EUR
Date de vente Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 9’500