Lot# 3494 - Auction 227-233
1854: Cover to Melbourne struck on despatch with superb framed "PAID AT / AVOCA" in black and rated '6' (pence) in red manuscript alongside superb strike of "14" Swan Hill Butterfly handstamp struck in red. Reverse with 'Avoca / Crown / Victoria' datestamp (Nov 13) and Melbourne arrival datestamp of the same type (Nov 18) both in black. A charming and scarce cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. R. W. Purves, Sale III, RL, Zurich, 13 May 1981, lot 658.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 360 CHF
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