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Stamp of Australia » Tasmania 1854 Wrapper from Hobart to England with 1853 4d B
Lot 50096
Australia » Tasmania
Prix réalisé
7’500 EUR
Estimation
10’000 EUR
Date de vente
Fri 27 Jun 2014 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1854 Wrapper from Hobart to England with 1853 4d Bright Red-Orange pl.2 earliest impression in two strips of three, pos.13-15 & 19-21, touched in places, each tied by « 64 » numerals with despatch cds below (date unclear) and arrival bs, stamps paying 6-times rate, vertical crease affecting pos.15, cover has been cleaned and repaired and seemingly part of the address removed, wax seal removed A very rare and attractive franking. The second largest known franking of the 4d Provenance: Christie’s Australia May 1988 lot 274