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Lot# 3707 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3707 Western Australia

    1864/79: 1 s. bright green, Crown CC upright, perf. 12½, a fine example, marginal from top of sheet, used on 1872 mourning cover to Tetsworth, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, teid by PERTH / WESTERN AUSTRALIA cds (Dec 7) in black. Reverse with London cds in red and Tetsworth cds of arrival (Jan 30). A charming and scarce cover.rnrnNote: Carried from King George's Sound on the 'Behar' to Galle, thence by the 'Cathay' to Suez and the 'Candia' from Alexandria to Southampton.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF