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Lot 50095 – Australia » Tasmania

1853 (Nov 11) Envelope sent registered from Hobart

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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Estimation 5’000 EUR
Date de vente Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 3’800