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Lot# 3140 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3140 New South Wales

    New South Wales / Victoria Combination Cover 1860/72: NSW Garter 6 d. purple, perf. 13, used in combination with Victoria 1862/63 4 d. rose and 6 d. deep blue, on 1867 mourning cover from Deniquilin (on the Edward River on the border with Victoria) to London tied by sunburst "51" numeral obliterator in black and by Melbourne barred obliterators in black. Back flap missing but with despatch of 'Deniquilin' cds (Sept 22) and London cds (Nov 16) in red. A superb and extremely rare cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. R. W. Purves, RL, London, 13 May 1981, lot 631.rn 
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF