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Lot 50031 – Australia » Tasmania

The Only Known Mixed Franking Of The Courier And C

The Only Known Mixed Franking Of The Courier And Chalon Issues 1856 (Nov 22) Envelope from Hobart to England with 1853 1d pale blue pair, early impression, pos.22-23, clear to very good margins, in combination with 1855 4d blue, fine to good margins, all tied by « 68 » numeral with G.P.O. and London ds adjacent, redirected and charged « 1d », arrival bs, minor soiling Stamps paying the 6d Ship Letter rate to England (as per Oct 1854 act), endorsed « via Melbourne » and carried by S.S. « Wonga Wonga » on Nov 26, and reloaded on « Blackwall ». A highly attractive and unique mixed issue cover. An important showpiece Provenance: Burrus (lot 417)

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Estimation 30’000 EUR
Date de vente Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 28’000