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Lot# 3283 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3283 South Australia

    Recess by Perkins Bacon 1855 (Jan): 2 d. rose-carmine, wmk. Large Star, imperforate, a single and horizontal pair used on cover to Tavistock, Devon endorsed 'Per Steamer, via India & Southampton', the adhesives tied by "31" numeral obliterators with corresponding ANGASTON / SOUTH AUSTRALIA cds at left (Jan 26) and by London 'Paid' cds in red (April 6). Reverse with 'Adelaide' cds in red (Jan 27) and Tavistock arrival cds (April 7) in black. The cover with closed tear on front just away from the pair and one back flap missing but an early usage of the first issue in the first month of issue.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF