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Lot# 6319 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6319 Tasmania

    Chalon Head Issues, Local Printing by H. C. Best 1857 (Aug): 1 d. pale brick-red, wmk. '1' inverted, a superb used strip of three from the first printing, huge margins all round and portion of adjoining stamp at right, from the base of the sheet, fine delicate colour, boldly cancelled by "75" numeral obliterators of Hobart in black. An important and rare strip in the foremost quality and of excellent pedigree Gi = £ 120+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 28 Nov 1962, lot 526.rn                        Collection Professor Enrico Bombieri, Spink, Melbourne, 28 March 1999, lot 1079.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF