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Lot# 6022 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6022 New South Wales

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    1850 (Jan 1): 2 d. greyish blue, Plate I, early impression, a fine four margined example with slight stains from the original gum in left margin, used on January 1, 1850 entire letter from Sydney (internally dated January 1st, 1849) to a Mr. Antill in Picton tied by mute obliterator in black. Reverse with faint backstamp (Jan 1) and manuscript "Picton / 2nd January 1850" written upon receipt by the Picton Postmaster. An astonishing and historical entire with the adhesive used on First Day of Issue. Unique. Signed Holcombe. Cert. BPA (1975).
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 42,000 CHF