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Lot# 3507 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3507 Victoria

    Lithographed by Thomas Ham 1850 (Nov): Half-Length 1 d. dull red, Third State, a sheet marginal vertical pair with huge margins at top and right, tiny contemporary scissor cut in-between and lower stamp just touched, used on 1854 cover to a timber merchant's at Collingwood, tied by Melbourne '1/V' obliterator in black. Framed 'TOO LATE' in red at left and 'Melbourne / Crown / Victoria' datestamp (Aug 19) in black. Some aging and minor envelope imperfections but a charming and unusual cover.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF