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Lot# 4516 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 4516 South Australia

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    Attorney General 1868/69: Overprinted "A.G." in blue, on 2 d. orange DLR, wmk. Crown / wide SA, rouletted, a fine example with small contemporary roulette irregularity at base, used on 1869 OHMS cover to Kapunda, tied by 'G.P.O. / Adelaide' cds (March 6) in black with information strike alongside. Note that the 'Attorney General's Office' printed imprint at lower left of the cover has been altered to 'Crown Solicitors' in manuscript. A spectacular and very rare cover, without doubt the more interesting of the two known examples used on letter. Butler 3R. Cert. Ceremuga (2018).rnrnNote: This cover is mentioned in 'The Departmental Stamps of South Australia' by A. Ron Butler RDP on page 62. The date ascribed to the above cover in Butler is erroneous.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,800 CHF