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Lot# 3685 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3685 Western Australia

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    1857 (Aug 7): 6 d. black-bronze, a used example, just touched at top and with clear margins on two sides and portion of adjoining stamp at right, on 1859 cover to Worcester, England tied by mute obliterator in black. Docketing of despatch at left "Eliza Brown, February 10, 1859" and fine oval 'POST OFFICE / Crown / FREEMANTLE / WESTERN AUSTRALIA' in black at left and Worcester arrival cds (April 11, 1859) on reverse. The adhesive with corner fault at lower left and creased at upper right and much Transfer Flaw plate wear on "AUSTR" of AUSTRALIA at right. A rare stamp on letter and very attractive. Cert. RPSL (1968).
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF