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Lot# 3262 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3262 Queensland

    1900: Anglo-Boer War Patriotic Fund, 1 d. (6 d.) claret and 2 d. (1 s.) violet, used on 1900 cover from Brisbane to London tied in black by Brisbane / 'QL' obliterators (July 14) in black. Taxed on arrival in UK as the issue was not permitted by the UPU for overseas usage and charged with "5d. / FBA" handstamp for the amount due upon receipt at the Foreign Branch. Minor imperfections but an extremely rare usage.rnProvenance: Collection A. Ron Butler RDP, Spink, London, 22 Sept 2004, lot 1237.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,000 CHF