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Stamp of Australia » Tasmania 1855 (Jun) Large part entire to Postmaster General in Hobarton with 1853 Courier 1d pos.19 with good to huge margins showing almost complete printers imprint
Lot 71092
Australia » Tasmania
Prix réalisé
1’500 GBP
Estimation
1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Date de vente
Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1855 (Jun) Large part entire to Postmaster General in Hobarton with 1853 Courier 1d pos.19 with good to huge margins showing almost complete printers imprint « Printed by H & C Bes(t) », irregularly cancelled by « PRE-PAID » hs in red as well as « 61 » numeral, minor soiling and vert. fold affecting stamp, extremely rare if not unique usage of the imprint on cover, ex Sato and Hiscock, cert. RPSoV (2016).

Note: There is extensive docketing on both sides, with the top flap showing « Referred to Mr Young for his information », partial notation indicating the sender was « the prsioner Samuel » and that the letter was « detained in the accts office for some time… », signed « Thos Barnard / Postmaster / 14 6 55 », and side-flap with « requested to be returned ».

Référence catalogue: SG 3
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