Lot# 3502 - Auction 227-233
Lithographed by Thomas Ham 1850 (Jan): Half-Length 2 d. grey-lilac, Second State, a used example with large margins all round, in a rich shade, used on 1850 entire letter from J. Blenden at Concongella (May 5) to Melbourne neatly cancelled by "23" Butterfly handstamp of Burn Bank in black. Reverse with 'Burn Bank / Crown' despatch datestamp (May 8) and 'Melbourne / Crown / Port Phillip' arrival (May 9) in black. A fine and most attractive entire.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. R. W. Purves, RL, Zurich, 13 May 1981, lot 650.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 460 CHF
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