Tradition und Erfahrung in klassischer Philatelie seit 1919

Losnr. 1126 - 202.-204. Auktion

  • Losnr. : 1126 New South Wales

    New South Wales 1838 (November): 'Seal of the Colony' showing embossed Arms of King William IV, (1 d.) impressed design used on local 1842 cover sent 'OHMS' to Surrey Hills, counter-signed at top, cancelled by Crown 'Free / Jan * 4 / 1842' datestamp in red. Slight stain and crossed by file fold but of great scarcity. Sold together with a reprint (1870) made from the original die.

    Note: The Postmaster General in Sydney, James Raymond, authorised this embossed 'stamp' in 1838, which reads 'General Post Office / Sydney / New South Wales'. Customers could bring their own paper to receive the impressed franking, initially at 2 d. each, the rate was reduced to 1 d. in 1841. These rare covers pre-date all other forms of Postal Stationery issued.
    Ausruf : 1.500 CHF
    Zuschlag : 1.500 CHF