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Lot# 3402 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3402 Tasmania

    Chalon Head Issues, Local Printings 1857 (May): 4 d. deep blue, no wmk., a superb used horizontal strip of five, with just clear to large margins all round with portions of adjoining stamps at top, in a fine deep shade, lightly cancelled by "61" numeral obliterators of Hobart in black. Diagonal crease and slight stain at upper right not detracting from the fine appearance of a rare multiple Gi = £ 650+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Sebastian Earl, RL, Geneva, 25 April 1980, lot 2141.rn                        Collection Professor Enrico Bombieri, Spink, Melbourne, 28 March 1999, lot 1071.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF