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Lot# 6300 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6300 Tasmania

    First Issue on medium soft yellowish paper 1853 (Nov 1): 1 d. blue, a superb used example with large margins all round and in a vibrant shade, used on 1855 entire letter to Invermay tied by fine "60" numeral obliterator of Launceston. Fine strike of circular 'PRE-PAID / 4.O'CLOCK' datestamp in red at left (Oct 1). The entire with file fold and small tear in face panel, containing an invoice for a Parasol, Kid Gloves, Skirt and Lady's Bonnet etc. A rare and interesting cover.
    Starting bid : 3,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,500 CHF