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Lot# 3420 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3420 Tasmania

    Chalon Head Issues, locally printed 1860/67: 6 d. reddish-mauve, wmk. '6', a fine used horizontal strip of three in a fresh shade, portions of adjoining three stamps at base and also at left, cancelled by "75" numeral obliterators of Hobart in black. Corner crease not detracting from the marvellous appearance of a delightful and very rare multiple Gi = £ 540+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Sebastian Earl, RL, Geneva, 25 April 1980, lot 2240.rn                        Collection Professor Enrico Bombieri, Christie's, Melbourne, 28 March 1999, lot 1101.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF