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Lot# 6036 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6036 New South Wales

    1850 (April-July): 2 d. dull blue, Plate II, positions 10, worn impression, a fine example with good margins all round, showing 'Pick and Shovel omitted' plate variety, used on 1850 entire letter to Sydney tied by "63" numeral obliterator in black. Reverse with 'East Maitland / Crown / New S. Wales' datestamp (Aug 3, with figure inverted) and Sydney arrival cds (Aug 3) in black. Trivial aging at base mentioned for full accuracy but a scarce entire.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'España', Harmers, London, 23 March 1984, lot 2202.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF