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Estimation: 5’000 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 3’800
Description:
1853 (Nov 11) Envelope sent registered from Hobart to England with 1853 4d bright brownish orange pl.1 strip of three, one stamp cut into, and 4d red-orange pl.1 single cut to shape, tied by « 62 » numerals, Hobart G.P.O. cds adjacent (date unclear), endorsed for transit by S.S. « Great Britain », reverse with « LIVERPOOL / SHIP » green boxed ds, London and Monmouth cds, stamps appear to have been lifted and the cover lightly cleaned (not mentioned by cert.), still a fine and very early usage (third earliest known 4d franking according to Sato) Expertise: Cert. BPA (1999)

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