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Lot# 3683 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3683 Western Australia

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    1857/59: 6 d. grey-bronze, a fine used example with ample margins all round and portion of adjoining stamp at base, used on 1859 cover from Perth to Tetsworth, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, England cancelled by mute obliterator in black. Framed PERTH datestamp in red above (March 10) and reverse with Tetsworth arrival (May 21) in blue with manuscript docketing of receipt on front panel ('Thames Road, 21 May 1859'). The adhesive has been lifted for checking and replaced. A very rare stamp on letter. Cert. Ceremuga (2018).rnProvenance: Collection E. H. Collins, 4 Dec 1928.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF