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Lot# 3635 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3635 Tasmania

    1857 (May): 4 d. pale blue, no watermark, an irregular used block of seven, margins touched to fine, each stamp cancelled "58" numeral of Waterloo Point in manuscript. Pinhole and small internal closed tear not affecting the fine appearance of an extremely scarce multiple. The largest used multiple recorded (ref. Tinsley page 26). Despite the imperfections an impressive and important multiple Gi = £ 1'260+.rnProvenance: Collection T. V. Roberts, 'Manuscript Cancellations', RL, London, 26 April 1989.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF