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Lot# 3139 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3139 New South Wales

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    1860/63: 1 d. scarlet horizontal pair used with diagonally bisected Diadem 1 s. rose-carmine for correct 8 d. rate, used on January 1862 cover sent registered to Tenterfield, with manuscript "Haste" at top and docket number '467', tied by '132' numeral obliterators in black. REGISTERED / GLEN INNES handstamp at lower left in black and reverse with Glen Innes cds (Jan 31), Dundee (Feb 1) and Tenterfield arrival cds (Feb 1) all in black. The addressee's name excised, patched and redrawn but of great rarity being the sole recorded bisected usage. A famous cover. Ex collections Charles Jewell, Wilkins and Bolton. Cert. BPA (2018).
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400 CHF