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Lot# 3025 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3025 New South Wales

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    1850 (Aug): 1 d. dull carmine on hard greyish blued paper, Plate II, positions 6-7-8-9, a fine used horizontal strip of four, large margins all round, showing position 7 'No Trees on Hill' and position 8 'Hill unshaded' plate varieties, tied in black to cover to Burrown endorsed 'via Yass' by indistinct "31" numeral obliterators of Picton. The strip with small contemporary bend at lower right corner mentioned for full accuracy only. Reverse with oval datestamps of Picton (July 22), Yass (July 24) and Goulburn in black. Some minor wear to envelope but a rare and most remarkable usage of exceptional provenance. Signed A. Diena. Cert. P. Holcombe (1999).rnrnProvenance: Collection Charles Lathrop Pack, Harmers, New York, 6-15 Dec 1944, lot 1008.rn                   Collection John R. Boker, Harmers, London, 14 April 1981, lot 6.rn                   Collection 'España', Harmers, London, 23 March 1984, lot 2054.rn 
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,000 CHF