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Lot# 3048 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3048 New South Wales

    1850 (April-July): 2 d. deep bright blue, Plate II, position 12, intermediate impression, a very fine used example with large margins all round and part of sheet margin at top, used on 1850 cover from Bathurst to Sydney tied by "9" numeral obliterator (with numeral reversed) of Bathurst in black. Reverse with 'Bathurst / Crown / New S. Wales' datestamp (Aug 1) and Sydney arrival cds (Aug 3) in black. An exceptional and charming cover. Signed A. Diena, Engel.rnrnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 11 Feb 1964, lot 279.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF