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Lot# 4564 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 4564 South Australia

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    Convict Department 1869/74: Overprinted "C.D." in black, on 4 d. dull purple, wmk. Large Star, perf. 11½ (misplaced vertically), a fine unused example of good colour, trivial aging, large part og. Butler 5R. Cert. Ceremuga (2018).rnrnProvenance: Collection Col. H. Napier, RL, Basel, 20 March 1979, lot 342.rnNote: Illustrated in 'The Departmental Stamps of South Australia' by A. Ron Butler RDP on page 48 as a demonstration that badly off centrern        stamps were frequently used as Departmentals.rn 
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF